A new desk for a new laptop

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Project by b2rtch posted 12-26-2010 05:11 PM 2882 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife,Mary, badly needed a new laptop to replace her almost 10 years old Dell.
I bought her a new Acer 17’ laptop with all the bells and whistles for Christ-mas and I also built a small desk with storage for it.
It is all made of Douglas Fir.
She is delighted.

-- Bert

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naomi weiss

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#1 posted 12-26-2010 05:21 PM

what a nice present! a combination of an objectively serious gift and a personal touch with the custom built table!

-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor

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#2 posted 12-26-2010 05:25 PM

Great job Bertrand I did not know that Douglas Fir would come out so nice.
Nice presents too both of them.

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#3 posted 12-26-2010 05:31 PM

Nice work!! Like the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 12-26-2010 05:51 PM

Hi Bert;

A home run on both counts…very thoughtful.

And a nice job on the desk.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 12-26-2010 05:59 PM

Thank you all.

-- Bert

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#6 posted 12-26-2010 07:30 PM

Nice job. I knew fir was a good wood, but not that good. Thanks for the inspiration ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 12-26-2010 09:52 PM

What a neat idea, Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 02-12-2011 07:03 PM

tres beau travail c est sympa

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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