The really wild desk. Dream of Africa while check your finances.

You will need about three quarters of a sheet of 15 mm MDF ( 122x244 cm)
Three pine slats ( 2x3 cm?): 30, 90, 110 cm
Wood glue
35 mm nails
some screws

Electric jig saw
(Electric sanding machine)
Drill ( pre-drill screw holes)
Transparent woodstain (pickle) in ebony, mahogany and clear varnish. I used acrylic based colors
brushes and/or paint rolls

Step 1: Cutting the Edge and the Rest

All body parts are made of 15 mm MDF board. My tabletop is made out of 15 mm plywood. I think there is no harm in using MDF for the tabletop as well. All squares on the drawing are 10x10 cm.
Draw the design on the wood and cut out with an electric jig saw.
Sand all edges.
The three "egg"parts on the desktop drawing are needed for an extra pc mouse support, and can be disregarded if you don't need that.( you don't know what you're missing).

Quite a lot of work but definitely worth it.
You are amazingly talented! I hope you are selling these designs!
I love your animal desks/tables! Can you show me how to make a lion?!? Or a wolf?!
Here is a rough sketch of a lion-table, similar to the oryx desk
Oh thank you! It's so cute!
way cool
In love with this.
Great design, I like this desk
The coloration looks more like a gemsbok than an East African oryx. Although that is still in the Oryx genus.
You are absolutely right, but gemsbok sounds so common and dutch.<br>Its &quot;real&quot; name is the Oryx gazella. So I opted for the more exotic &quot;Oryx&quot;.
Amazing design, dude :) <br>I really liked it :)
Unique and elegant. Love the bold colors of this desk!
Lol, I like how you decorated the table, it makes them look upsessed with gazelles
Very cool design. I love how you painted it.

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Bio: Technics/ arts and crafts teacher at a school for mentally disordered young adults.
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