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Scratch Build – In Progress [Scratch Build] 'Completed' Project Ethos & Cube - The Baby Grand

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by SavellM, 19 Mar 2013.

  1. SavellM

    SavellM New Member

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    Unfortunately not.
    The reason we cut it off in the first place was it made the desk too large to sit at.
    The depth of the desk made it uncomfortable.

    Meant sitting with my legs ticked right up to the bottom of the desk, my arms were quite horizontal meaning it was uncomfortable.

    Chopping off the top has resolved this problem, but it was a lot of work to correct as we needed to alter our design quite a bit.

    Now putting it under as a drawer is a neat idea, but it would just go back to the original problem :)
     
  2. DarkFear

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    Damn, I need a carpenter friend...
     
  3. dreps

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    that's some woodworking skills bro!
     
  4. Knighthammer

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    Agreed!

    Great work :jawdrop:
     
  5. SavellM

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    Thanks guys.

    It's been a labour of love :)
     
  6. Bladesingerz

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    Nice desk build so far man, looking forward to the rest!
     
  7. Furball Zen

    Furball Zen Shut up and Mod

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    Nice, looks like walnut :)
     
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    Really really nice looking desk, looking forward to seeing how this turns out. :thumb:
     
  9. SavellM

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    Its Oak :)
    But been stained darker with an Olivey colour.
     
  10. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    No CF film! Use black velvet!:D It will boost the sexy factor.:lol:

    You will want some coasters. Also because I've seen a few glass tops go boom from a absent-mindedly placed cup of coffee.
    -Or just a "no food or drink on my awesome desk" rule.
     
  11. SavellM

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    Ye I will get some nice coasters, or use the no cup rule.
    Although I think I will break my rule often haha.
    But I have spied out a window behind me and there is a nice place I can put my cups/mugs there, and its out of the way. So may use the no cup rule :)

    Should get the glass at some point this week.
    And will build the PSU holder at some point this week.

    Once this is done I can then start on the fitting as I will know where everything goes then.

    So at the moment I'm just chilling and not rushing into it :)
    Hopefully get more work done on it this week.
     
  12. tekonivel

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    Really nice work. I liked the original color more, but it is not going to be in my house so who am I to decide. Keep it up you are doing great.
     
  13. SavellM

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    So glass arrived much sooner than expected ;)

    Temp setup, got the top pushed together and glass on ready for test fitting.

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    Tooight like a tiger

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    Looks so good :D

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    Lastly the copper pipe for the WC loop

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    Thats all for now, stay tuned!
     
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    Oh my, the craftsmanship! :O
     
  15. SavellM

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    Thanks man :)
    Its been a work in progress since December, so I'm taking my time and doing things right.
     
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    At first I was like...another desk mod? BUT this is great. Excellent woodworking. I look forward to your progress. Keep it up.
     
  18. SavellM

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    HAHA thanks man :)

    I cant wait to keep going but its on hold for a week or so due to life.
     
  19. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Yeah, It's easy to get burned out on desks since the popularity explosion, but this one is really well designed. Thanks for the links. Sadly nothing there is as obnoxious as I had in mind.
    -Hollow out the end of the corner post and put something in there now.:naughty:
     
  20. shrop

    shrop El Jefe of Sleeving

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    This is incredible work, mad props man! I presume you have worked with wood a lot previously?
     

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