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I've been delaying the painting because i was waiting for a friend to tell me when i can use his painting booth,,,so Sunday it is tongue.gif
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All I can say is WOW! This desk is amazing. its actually perfect! In fact its so epic I have been sketching up a custom desk very similar to this one. But I have to make the table from scratch:( I need a place to put my home server lol, and inside the desk is a great idea! I cannot wait to see the finished product. Great work and Thank you for posting such an inspirational Build Log!
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All I can say is WOW! This desk is amazing. its actually perfect! In fact its so epic I have been sketching up a custom desk very similar to this one. But I have to make the table from scratch:( I need a place to put my home server lol, and inside the desk is a great idea! I cannot wait to see the finished product. Great work and Thank you for posting such an inspirational Build Log!

Your welcome KhaoticKomputing,, thanks for the comment...i cant wait either to finish it,, its taking ages because i have to use friends workshops in the afternoons or weekends because dont have all the tools....

I still have many ideas that i haven't put on my initial sketch,, need to bring the desk home and figure them out...
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I've been delaying the painting because i was waiting for a friend to tell me when i can use his painting booth,,,so Sunday it is tongue.gif

I can not wait to see it finished. Have to ask; what is the total cost so far? sorry if it was mentioned and I missed it.
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Your welcome KhaoticKomputing,, thanks for the comment...i cant wait either to finish it,, its taking ages because i have to use friends workshops in the afternoons or weekends because dont have all the tools....
I still have many ideas that i haven't put on my initial sketch,, need to bring the desk home and figure them out...

I understand having to use friends work space. I'm in the same situation. I live in an apartment, so I can't work on or build anything lol. I'm extremely looking for to seeing your desk get finished:)
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man i wish i had access to tools....maybe next time my father in law comes to visit ill have him build me a desk lol

Thought i would say i am loving following your desk mod. really inspirational. ty
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I can not wait to see it finished. Have to ask; what is the total cost so far? sorry if it was mentioned and I missed it.


About 130 euro but haven't bought the paint should be another 50 Euro ..so should take the total cost up to 180 euro....not adding hardware for PC tongue.gif
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Really havent read through all the posts, but did notice your concern for accessing the interior when its completed. Use cam bolts on a couple of strategic panels. That way, you can unlock the bolt and remove that panel for access. Oh, and its looking great so far. thumb.gif

http://woodworker.com/search.asp?search=furniture+cam&gclid=CNrDm8uOg64CFQ5ihwodYGN84g
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Thanks man looks great !!!!!! its my first time painting wood and i think its safer for me to stay with one color, definite try for my second mod REP+1

You could use some painter's tape and some plastic to cover the stuff you've done and then you could get that two tone color like what he had pictured or you could do some other design if you're not the piano type of person. smile.gif
 
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looks great so far!

what is the ETA for the next update?
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