It’s simple wooden desk is a combination of a simple timber with a neutral finish. Leaning: Even more economically designed than the L-shaped, small versions of this desk are made for apartments and small rooms, while bigger styles function as minimalist, contemporary media consoles in living rooms and bedrooms. My unfinished hundred year old wood railing walls with cracks and little bits of dust threatening to drop in someone’s soup. Still, I get a fair amount of writing done, particularly in the wee hours of the morning. It is shown open to illustrate a common arrangement of secret compartments in desk of this type.
Writing Desk – Writing desks do not have keyboard trays, CPU holders, monitor stands, cabinets or drawer pedestals. I have looked around for desk and you can’t even find one for this price the one I have looked at not as well made and sturdy as this one. My side table not even two feet square houses my antique tin tray and a small lamp with an old pull cord. Cherry, walnut and wood with a medium to dark finish will give the workstation that classic academic look, while black or white painted wood brings the material into modernity. When the desk is closed, the slanting lid is secured by the roll top which, in turn, is fastened by means of a lock in the drawer.
I’ve got a stack of notebooks in the corner of my desk – my ideas notebook, the little one I take with me to jot down notes as I travel, and the larger journal in which most rough drafts are born. When you are looking at writing desks, be sure to check out all that Bassett furniture has to offer. As a matter of fact, some were listed as having a solid cylinder roll top in place of the tambour, which would date them not earlier than 1750, for the cylinder style roll top” preceded the tambour by several years. However it is the old cracks in the paint and the narrow wooden door with and old black, squeaky knob that sets me into deep trances.
To accommodate this great volume of writing it was necessary that new pieces of furniture come into existence or that old ones be adapted for the purpose. A complete workstation accommodates all of your office needs, providing open and concealed storage options to keep your desk organized and clutter-free. Late Tambour Desk of Walnut: A fairly common and rather crude type made in the latter part of the 19th Century.
I would have given this desk a 5 star rating except for the poor assembly instructions that were provided. The other part of the writing flap serves as an inner lid to cover a space for storage of paper. Copyright © 2013 Pine on Bloor Furniture – High quality custom pine, wild maple, maple, pristine maple, red oak, quarter sawn oak and cherry furniture.