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#2 pine boards, 1/4" plywood, 2x4 studs

Custom sized desk to fit between a radiator and wall. Combination of cubby desk with added lower shelving and upper hutch with shelf unit.

Required Skill Level: 
Estimated Time Investment: 
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Finish Used: 
Desk top surface: 2 coats Minwax cherry stain plus finishing paste. All other pieces: 1. one coat Kilz primer 2. two coats Behr off white satin 3. distressed with 220 grit sandpaper 4. Minwax cherry stain 5. one coat Minwax satin poly
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I love your desk and am struggling with a space right now!

What did you use for the top - was it one solid piece or did you put more than one board together to make the top?