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How to Build a Reclaimed Wood Office Desk (page 1 of 2)

With some time, basic tools and a little hard work, you can build a reclaimed table. Go industrial by adding a set of vintage cast-iron adjustable table base legs.

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Materials

  • Type II wood glue
  • #20 biscuits
  • 5/16" x 6" carriage bolts with nut and lock washer
  • 24" adjustable cast iron table base legs
  • reclaimed 6'-8' long 2x8s
  • 22' of reclaimed 1x
  • 15-gauge 2" angled finish nails
  • Furniture-grade paste wax
  • dust mask

Tools

  • Handheld drill and bit set
  • 3/8" drill bit
  • tape measure
  • framing square
  • 7 1/4" circular saw
  • Bench top planer
  • Hammer and nail puller
  • biscuit joiner
  • pipe clamps
  • plunge router
  • 15-gauge finish nailer and small air compressor
  • adjustable wrench
  • table saw
  • orbital sander
  • safety glasses
  • work gloves
  • earplugs

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