Sulatan 2017

  • Advertise with us
Project by Benji Reyes posted 11-05-2017 06:30 AM 3767 views 26 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The latest desk in my collection. This desk features my new longer two toned, art deco style drawer pulls and stretchers, splayed legs and a bowed sretcher. It has some special features that can only be shown to new owners. The top is balayong wood with molave breadboards. The splayed legs are yakal. The drawer pulls are laminated molave and kamagong (ebony). The bowed stretcher is Ipil and locked on both ends with kamagong keys.
Drawers are keyed to the sides and are crafted from Ipil. All woods used are reclaimed as with all my projects. I hope you Enjoy viewing the photos. Have a great weekend!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, Instagram benji reyes

32 comments so far

View chido's profile


117 posts in 1587 days

#1 posted 11-05-2017 07:37 AM

good work very g&g i like it beautiful

View bvdon's profile


503 posts in 4231 days

#2 posted 11-05-2017 07:49 AM

Very nice work… love the colors and lines.

View htl's profile (online now)


5564 posts in 2376 days

#3 posted 11-05-2017 08:53 AM

Love the style!!!
Beautiful !!!

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

View degoose's profile


7284 posts in 4571 days

#4 posted 11-05-2017 08:07 AM

I drop in now and then …. this took my eye and heart… well done mate…

-- Be safe.

View dalepage's profile


387 posts in 2057 days

#5 posted 11-05-2017 11:25 AM

Striking. Design really flows nicely. Your joinery is first rate.

I like the way you are using reclaimed wood.

I bet the Greene Bros would smile at this and give you the nod.

-- Dale

View tinnman65's profile


1416 posts in 4630 days

#6 posted 11-05-2017 12:17 PM

Fantastic, I always love seeing your work.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View mikeacg's profile


2028 posts in 2274 days

#7 posted 11-05-2017 12:28 PM

Fun stuff Benji! I always love to see what new idea you come up with! Thanks for sharing…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

View helluvawreck's profile


32122 posts in 4083 days

#8 posted 11-05-2017 12:50 PM

This is a beautiful desk and I love the great design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View chadirvin's profile


35 posts in 3255 days

#9 posted 11-05-2017 01:56 PM

I always enjoy looking at your finished pieces.

View richardchaos's profile


583 posts in 1596 days

#10 posted 11-05-2017 02:11 PM

Love the POUD Joinery!

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

View nonickswood's profile


567 posts in 3603 days

#11 posted 11-05-2017 02:19 PM

Absolutely Gorgeous!

-- Nick, Virginia,

View JimYoung's profile


424 posts in 2803 days

#12 posted 11-05-2017 02:23 PM

A very unique take on a lot of different style elements.

-- -Jim, "Nothing says poor craftsmanship more than wrinkles in your duck tape"

View a1Jim's profile


118200 posts in 4793 days

#13 posted 11-05-2017 02:23 PM

Benji you’re a design genius and your workmanship is in the same category ,Wonderful, beautiful desk.


View richardchaos's profile


583 posts in 1596 days

#14 posted 11-05-2017 02:32 PM

Sir you are a true artist and master. I salute you. one of your pieces is incredible

I have always wondered WHY we make drawer carcasses out of nice solid hardwood then cover them up with a sheet of plywood. YOU GET IT!

-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

View woodbutcherbynight's profile


10270 posts in 3625 days

#15 posted 11-05-2017 02:32 PM

That is one fine work of art. Excellent work!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

showing 1 through 15 of 32 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics