Oak Desk | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 10-26-2011 01:12 PM 2029 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a desk that was built in October 2011. Most of the building was in September 2011 It matches the Mirrored Face Murphy bed that was completed back in December 2010.
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Basically it was the same configuration as the desk in the previous project. Doors section on the left with a file drawer and two smaller drawers on the right. This customer loves extra work surfaces, so this one features those pullouts as before.

The finish was a reddish brown dye then a Red Mahogany stain.

The file drawers featured a hanging file drawer system built in using a groove cut into the top edge of the drawer box.
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#1 posted 10-26-2011 01:18 PM

This desk turned out very nicely. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-26-2011 01:37 PM

Beautiful desk. !!!!!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-26-2011 02:21 PM

Very well done, as are all your projects.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 10-26-2011 05:07 PM

Nicely done, Chris. Where does the bed pull out?

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#5 posted 10-27-2011 05:12 AM

Great Lookin Desk

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#6 posted 10-27-2011 11:56 AM

Thanks guys for the great comments. Tim, you act as if I put beds everywhere. No bed in this one.

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#7 posted 10-27-2011 09:16 PM

Nice desk. And your timing is spot on as I’m playing with ideas to build a desk for myself. Thanks.

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#8 posted 10-28-2011 04:13 AM

looking good…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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