1800's Kimball Organ Desk......Upcycled Organ Desk #4

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Project by lathman posted 04-15-2013 01:18 AM 3360 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the first organ from the catholic church in long prairie, mn….it was in real tough shape….but great looking oak….rebuild included a desk top made from a lower panel from an early winshir piano….led light…..6 felt bottomed drawers…multiple coats of hand rubbed oil….cool vintage piece..

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 02:05 AM

Excellent work, beautiful piece. Well done.

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#2 posted 04-16-2013 01:56 AM

Looks awesome !!

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#3 posted 04-16-2013 05:10 PM

I admire your insight to be able to see a desk waiting to be born of an 1800’s organ. Fine piece of work. Thanks for posting

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#4 posted 04-16-2013 05:35 PM

Are those the stops from the organ that you used as drawer pulls? I love it!

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#5 posted 04-17-2013 05:00 AM

It breaks my heart to see old organs no longer used, but you have given them new life.


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#6 posted 04-17-2013 04:24 PM

Wow! You made something wonderful out of old stuff. Superb work you made into that gorgeous desk.

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