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Project by John posted 03-23-2011 10:43 PM 1404 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a desk I made for my brother in law, Nothing fancy, plywood, poplar and store bought medallion for the leg. The hardware is just part of my dumpster diving collection

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#1 posted 03-23-2011 11:22 PM

very nice desk


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#2 posted 03-24-2011 12:36 AM

Did you turn the legs?

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 07:41 AM

No, 12.99 at Lowes. I don’t have a lathe, so just the mortises on store bought legs.

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#4 posted 03-24-2011 08:07 PM

John -

Another nice project and good use of readily available materials.
How did you finish the poplar? I’d like to be using more of it because of its
availablility and low cost, but have been stumped by how to go about the
finishing – like how to deal with the green tint and steaks.

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