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Madison College students make unique desk for U.S. Forestry Service

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Madison (wkow) -- Madison college students are putting the finishing touches on a project that will soon be on display in the nation's capitol.

Last fall the college was asked to build a new reception desk for the U.S Forest Service building in Washington, D.C.

Students in the cabinet-making and millwork program helped design the desk, and since December, have been building it out of old timber from navy minesweepers, and the USS Constitution

Patrick Molzahn, the Director of the cabinet making and millwork program says, "I've told them you know some day when you take youre kids there you're gonna be able to go into this building in the lobby and see this reception desk that you worked on and there'll be a little plaque commemorating to Madison College that the students built this and so its definitely a piece of history."

Students will be putting the finsihing touches on the desk over the next few days.

It will be delivered to Washington DC in the next three weeks.


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