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"A designer knows when he has reached perfection not when there is nothing left to add but when there is nothing left to take away."

Antione de Sainte-Exupery

diy writing desk with drawer - 10

My little writing desk that I built is now completely finished, and I decided to go with a stained and waxed finish. If you missed the previous post on this project where I show how to build the desk, you can find that here… How To Build A Small DIY Writing Desk With Drawer – Part 1 So yesterday, I got to work on the finish. And after spending a bit of time working out all of the room details in my mind (especially how I would use the golden yellow velvet fabric that I had originally intended for a new headboard), I finally had my plan worked out, and decided to go with a stained finish on the writing desk. The base of the desk and the trim around the desktop is pine, but the plywood top is birch, so I was afraid that getting it all to match might be a problem. But in the end, I’m very pleased with how it turned out. I started by staining the entire desk using Varathane Premium Stain in the color Carrington. This particular stain is not a penetrating stain, but it’s also not a gel stain. It’s somewhere in between, […]

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diy writing desk with drawer - 10

My little writing desk that I built is now completely finished, and I decided to go with a stained and waxed finish. If you missed the previous post on this project where I show how to build the desk, you can find that here… How To Build A Small DIY Writing Desk With Drawer – Part 1 So yesterday, I got to work on the finish. And after spending a bit of time working out all of the room details in my mind (especially how I would use the golden yellow velvet fabric that I had originally intended for a new headboard), I finally had my plan worked out, and decided to go with a stained finish on the writing desk. The base of the desk and the trim around the desktop is pine, but the plywood top is birch, so I was afraid that getting it all to match might be a problem. But in the end, I’m very pleased with how it turned out. I started by staining the entire desk using Varathane Premium Stain in the color Carrington. This particular stain is not a penetrating stain, but it’s also not a gel stain. It’s somewhere in between, […]

The post Small DIY Writing Desk — Finished! (Stained & Waxed) appeared first on Addicted 2 Decorating®.


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