Channing cabinet/desk

Submitted by mactanya on Mon, 03/19/2012 - 17:57

Well, this was a project that was running concurrently with the Benchright coffee table and I finally got it installed along with the walnut stained 1x4 pine desktop. At first (due to inexperience) I stained it and since I had the wrong plywood, it looked horrible. So it got bondoed and painted and converted into a drawer/rollout printer drawer/hanging file drawer and a support for my single piece 12' + desktop.
By the way, its a pain in the butt to keep the cabinet square and I worked it and worked it, believe me.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$100 tops
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Poor quality plywood and pine.
Finish Used
Sherwin Williams Alabaster (gives it that aged white look) and minwax polycrylic.
Recommended Skill Level


panthajds (not verified)

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 18:10

I was wondering how you made the desk longer. I have an 11 foot wall and i want the top desk to span the whole wall i was wondering how you supported the whole desk, did you need to add any extra supports?

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