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Seymour tambour travelling desk

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Project by sfrobk posted 02-15-2016 07:26 PM 1443 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Travelling desk built from Rob Millard’s instructions. Mahogany, birds eye maple, rosewood, and pine. Rob turned the drawer pulls and rosettes, but the rest is mine!





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#1 posted 02-15-2016 08:11 PM

exceptional! really nice design and a great build!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 02-15-2016 08:21 PM

That is lovely!

-- ~Kate - - Fiber is fiber be it wood or wool.

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#3 posted 02-16-2016 02:15 AM

Beautiful. I’ve never seen this design.
Great job.

-- Rob

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#4 posted 02-16-2016 03:33 AM

Truly beautiful, fantastic wood.

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#5 posted 02-16-2016 02:37 PM

Great looking piece love the look and the excellent craftsmanship .
Thanks for posting this it is a true inspiration !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#6 posted 02-16-2016 04:49 PM

It’s absolutely beautiful and very practical. I love the design. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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sfrobk

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#7 posted 02-16-2016 05:21 PM

Thanks for all the kind words; Rob Millard has a detailed article about building this at http://americanfederalperiod.com/t%20desk%201.html.

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#8 posted 02-17-2016 12:52 AM

Never seen one of these before, but is sure is beautiful!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 02-21-2016 02:34 PM

Looks great. Must have a go at a tambour.

-- Madburg WA

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