Desk Two

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Project by Thumper posted 03-22-2012 07:43 PM 1993 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needless to say, our Sourwood Gallery President didn’t want to left out of the “new” reception desk deal. So to keep her happy (and of course, I was seriously put upon to return to my shop and make more sawdust), I put together another using all ambrosia maple. I was pleasantly surprised that the 8/4 ambrosia maple top was a whole lot easier to work with than the 8/4 purpleheart top of the Red House desk.

-- The major stress in retirement is choosing what t-shirt to wear

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#1 posted 03-22-2012 08:46 PM

Wild looking. Any finish on it….....................

-- mike...............

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 03-22-2012 08:59 PM

Beautiful Desk!

Love that wood… and design!

Very nice!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#3 posted 03-22-2012 09:56 PM

You really did a top notch job on that desk, it looks great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 03-23-2012 11:22 AM

Love the wood and the grain. Great desk, and all the raissed panels on the back are great…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-23-2012 11:28 AM

Very nice looking desk. However my vote is still with the purple heart since it has so much contrast.

Where do you get ambrosia maple? I can see several projects in my future that include ambrosia maple and walnut.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#6 posted 03-24-2012 08:41 AM

redryder the desk is finished with danish oil

EarlS Contact for the ambrosia maple is:

Murdock Building Company and Portable Sawmill
Jack Murdock: Owner and Operator
Phone: (919) 669-1859
Email: [email protected]

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#7 posted 03-24-2012 11:16 AM

It’s an eye catcher and very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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