what type of wood would you use to build a desk?

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Answer #1 | 20/12 2013 04:54
Home Depot sells 3/4" finished birch plywood. It stains nice, and costs about $25.
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Answer #2 | 20/12 2013 06:21
Oak veneer plywood, with real oak banding on any exposed edges. Pine bracing anywhere it isn't seen. All stained to match.
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Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 07:37
Any solid wood for a desk that size will be quite expensive, and I don't know if you can get plywood 4m long ? My choice would be 2 pieces of 8 x 4 plywood cut to size, sanded down and stained to look nice on top. It's great that you want to make something nice for your son, and my bet is that he'll love it just as much however you make it.
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Answer #4 | 20/12 2013 09:23
Definitely oak or maple. Pine is too soft and will show writing impressions.
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Answer #5 | 20/12 2013 10:17
Look at the desks and tables at She uses inexpensive construction lumber and they look great. I recommend making 2 or 3 desks so you can move them later.
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