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Project by iditarod posted 11-21-2020 08:18 PM 718 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest personal project. Fly tying Desk. Slant desk design with 33 drawers, all hand-cut dovetails.





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hairy

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#1 posted 11-21-2020 09:00 PM

My only experience with fly tying has been watching Red Green, but I know a good fly tying bench when I see one.
Excellent!!

-- I still love you baby, but I sure don't want you back. Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

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pottz

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#2 posted 11-21-2020 09:35 PM

yeah tried tying once just wasn’t my thing but if i did id sure want a bench setup like this one,nice work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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CaptainKlutz

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#3 posted 11-21-2020 09:45 PM

Nice!
That is a lot of drawers. How do you remember what is inside each one? LOL

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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Eric

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#4 posted 11-21-2020 11:50 PM

Nice project, that would make a wonderful secretary desk too. Keep up the good work

-- Eric, building the dream

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Madmark2

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#5 posted 11-22-2020 12:41 AM

Beautiful! But it needs built in lighting and a swing out magnifier. LOL

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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BurlyBob

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#6 posted 11-22-2020 12:53 AM

That is truly outstanding.

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AJ1104

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#7 posted 11-22-2020 01:26 AM

Fabulous job! All hand cut dovetails…that’s a lot of draws. Overall beautiful cabinet that you should enjoy using.

-- AJ

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ClaudeF

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#8 posted 11-22-2020 01:53 AM

Very nice. Back when I was tying regularly, I used my old roll-top desk. Lots of drawers makes yours extra useful.

Claude

-- https://www.etsy.com/shop/ClaudesWoodcarving

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Sylvain

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#9 posted 11-22-2020 01:37 PM

nice modern interpretation of a classic design

-- Sylvain, Brussels, Belgium, Europe - The more I learn, the more there is to learn

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TDominy

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#10 posted 11-22-2020 02:10 PM

Wow, as a fly tier myself that is a very nice desk. You must be tying a lot of flies.
Excellent job.

-- By hammer in hand, all things do stand.

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Fresch

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#11 posted 11-22-2020 03:39 PM

Very nice.
I use my reloading bench, bad part is when I get the two confused; shooting fish and feathering targets.

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Madmark2

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#12 posted 11-22-2020 04:39 PM

Isn’t that why the call them clay pigeons?

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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Oldtool

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#13 posted 11-23-2020 01:25 AM

Very nice work, beatiful desk.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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ohwoodeye

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#14 posted 11-23-2020 12:50 PM

Very attractive piece. Should make your hobby all that much more enjoyable.
Well done!

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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