Oval Tambour Desk

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This desk is a member of a lineage that has persevered since the late 70’s. It is made with plain figure White Hard Maple and Birdseye maple. It is 40 inches wide and 28 inches deep. Closed up it is 39 inches tall and open it is around 50 inches tall.

While showing last year’s desk I often heard two questions. Could electric power be provided inside the desk and could there be space for a notebook computer inside the closed desk? Both queries have been fulfilled with this desk.

Please view the Cherry Oval Desk video for more information.

-- Bruce

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#1 posted 1558 days ago

Another work of art. Nice job Bruce.

-- Jim

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#2 posted 1558 days ago

great modern the oval sides

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#3 posted 1558 days ago

Now that is really classy. Nice idea and really looks good.

-- Norman

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#4 posted 1558 days ago

this is a beautiful piece of furniture…you did a fabulous job, i love the wood selection and the design..i like the small drawers on the end of the front…so many great small details that pull this all together…thank you…keep up the great work

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 1558 days ago

All I can do is agree with the others. Nice job!

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#6 posted 1558 days ago

Bruce, This is an awesome piece! I love the design and your quality of craftsmanship stands out. Great work.

-- John @

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#7 posted 1558 days ago


I can only agree with all the other Comments. BEAUTIFUL WORK!! Look forward to more!


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#8 posted 1558 days ago

I love the way that the pigeonholes and drawers raise up to give ample working room. Fantastic design and very well executed.

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#9 posted 1558 days ago

Impressive looking desk. Great detail and design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 1558 days ago

Now that is one cool desk! I envy your imagination.


-- Alberta, Canada

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#11 posted 1558 days ago

WOW! What an interesting design – and what beautiful wood to make it with! It’s breath-taking.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#12 posted 1558 days ago

That is a most beautiful tambour desk. I like the oval shape you are using. Really fine.


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#13 posted 1558 days ago

That is way too cool! I love it…......

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 1557 days ago

looks really nice

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#15 posted 1557 days ago

I love this! You sir do outstanding work.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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