Live Edge Keyboard Tray
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The live-edge keyboard tray in the desk I just completed.Why the patch at right? That section of the sapwood proved too rotten, in the end, so I cut out the p*nky section, traced its live-edge outline onto a new piece of stock, and glued it in place.
One of the motifs of this desk is decorative patching and keywork using a variety of grain and tones from different parts of the same tree, celebrating the variations in appearance instead of attempting to make these parts blend in.
I just finished a desk commissioned by some clients who wanted the piece to be made from a walnut log they'd had lying around a few years - in other words, longer than ideal.They had it sawn and kiln-dried this summer and brought the boards out to my shop in September.
My clients wanted to keep the live edges on the desktop, which posed a challenge: Their log had spent so much time on the ground that there was quite a bit of rot, especially in the sapwood.You could press a dent into some sections with a bare finger.
In other places, chunks would break right off.Did I mention that these clients...