I’ve been working on the camper a lot! With Jameson’s help, of course, he’s quite the painter It’s coming along great, but I don’t really have anything to post just yet.
In the meantime, I built this desk for a Go Media computer coding genius (Steve) last month, so thought I’d send along! Kudos to the GO Media team for creating the mural above Steve’s desk, so proud of them!
This desk was done very much like the barn wood bed that I did a while back for a friend. I personally would not want this desk since it’s hard to write on, but Steve is a computer coding guy, so he doesn’t write too much to where the bumpy surface would bother him much. Me? I can’t live without my post-its!
As you can see from the pictures, I literally measured and built a grid/frame out of cheap pine 1×2’s using my handy dandy ‘square’. I had leftover siding/plywood from our shed, so screwed that to both sides of the frame in order to have something to nail the barn wood to. I stripped a bunch of barn wood siding (with the table saw) from Jameson’s uncles barn in Burlington, in order to get the rough and rotted edges off. Then I wrapped that barn wood siding around the top and sides of the box using 45 degree angles (with the miter saw). Like I said…exactly how I did the barn wood bed!!! After the build was done, Jameson sanded down and stained dark. I personally didn’t like the stain quite as much as the raw boards, but it looked great when it all came together in Steve’s office!