Executive desk | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 07-24-2008 01:38 PM 3487 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another piece from my RSG project. This is an executive desk that is 72”w x 42”d x 30”h. The back and the two sides are a wainscot style panel. The front side had a file drawer and two box drawers on one side. The other side of the pedestal had two file drawers. It also had a pencil drawer in the center.

The top was made from maple plywood with a 2 ¼” solid wood edging around it. The edging was mitered at the corners. I used biscuits to align the edge with the plywood and to give it extra support. I also used pocket holes to security fasten it together.

This went in the room with the two lateral files/armoires with the connecting desk.

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Chris Davis

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#1 posted 07-24-2008 01:40 PM

Just to let you know, I’m just playing catch-up on my posting. I’m not really working. Here is a picture of where I am, just to make you jealous that I’m not sweating in the shop.

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#2 posted 07-24-2008 01:50 PM

Nice looking desk. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#3 posted 07-24-2008 01:50 PM


Beautiful office suite, and beautiful family! But, you should feel guilty that you’re not sweating in your shop ;^D

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#4 posted 07-24-2008 02:00 PM

Hi Chris;

This is a fine looking addition to the other “stuff” you made for this client.

Great job.

As far as sweating in the shop, what no A/C? (Although I do see the advantage of being where you are).

Nice looking family.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 07-24-2008 02:22 PM

I am sweating on the beach! Is that better?

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#6 posted 07-25-2008 04:20 AM

lol… nice lookin’ desk! Great pic of your family, I hope you have a blast on vacation…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#7 posted 07-26-2008 05:04 AM

Great looking desk unit! Beautiful family! Woodworkers know how to have fun! Keep that family #1 in your life!Have a great vacation. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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