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Designing my own desk

Working with wood in my garage

Oct. 23, 2017 -

Right next to the house were I was born there was this chestnut tree, sadly it died one and a half year ago. When it was taken down, my brother saved me a slab of wood. I intended to create something from it, a nice "do it yourself" adventure, worthy of a blog post!

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Result on garden table
Result on garden table
Night stand next to the bed
Night stand next to the bed
Result (design fully visible)
Result (design fully visible)
Sanding the slab of wood
Sanding the slab of wood
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Wood nerves nicely visible throught the transparent lacquer
Fresh lacquer... again
Fresh lacquer... again

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