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Project by DalyArcher posted 01-15-2018 05:40 PM 1365 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found the plans in a Woodsmith Weekend Projects book over a year ago and kept telling myself I would build it soon and get my office desk better organized. Finally got around to it this weekend.

Western maple and black walnut. Mitered and splined corners, finished with three coats of natural colour Danish oil.

A fun project and one which really fills a need, no way I was cluttering my desk with a bunch of plastic crap from Office Depot. I did need to build/re-build three new jigs to complete the build; a mitre sled and two different spline cutting jigs. Those took almost as long as actually building the project.

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#1 posted 01-15-2018 09:33 PM

I remember seeing this project in Woodsmith and I have to say, it looks like you nailed it.
Very nice!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#2 posted 01-16-2018 03:09 AM

Very nice, quality, so much plastic on the market. nice to see real wood. Will be a joy to use.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-16-2018 05:29 PM

You did a very nice job on this project.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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