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Tall Tambour Desk

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Project by rolltopbox posted 05-16-2010 03:06 PM 1858 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Tall Desk I made last year found a new home so I made another one. I find the tall profile to be perfect to do business on at the shows. It is made with White Hard Maple. It is 30 inches wide and 28 inches deep. Closed up it is 44 inches tall and open it is around 57 inches tall. It has an interesting little drop front that doubles as a latch for the tambour. An optional drawer module is available that features a drawer made with a French Bottom and is lockable with a key.

This desk can be provided with electric power inside the desk and has room for a notebook computer inside the closed desk.

-- Bruce http://www.ovaltambour.com





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#1 posted 05-16-2010 03:09 PM

Very well done!! Nice design, very functional.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Eric in central Florida

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#2 posted 05-16-2010 04:31 PM

Great work station for the shows.
The tambour top is a very nice touch.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#3 posted 05-16-2010 05:34 PM

A fantastic design a great desk

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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albachippie

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#4 posted 05-16-2010 08:35 PM

Brilliant, i like this a lot. Quite original.

Can I ask how you work out the cantilever action? I’d love to try this on a tool box,

Thanks for posting,

Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#5 posted 05-19-2010 01:00 AM

Great Job. Looks very good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#6 posted 01-01-2011 10:04 PM

Impressive, ingenious design…

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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