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  1. Rolltop Desk

    This was the last project at school. It remains today as you see it in the pictures from 4 years ago. I may never finish it. No inspiration.
  2. Reproduction Duncan Phyfe Roll-Top Desk - Circa 1830

    This solid walnut reproduction of a Duncan Phyfe roll top desk is almost as rare as the circa 1830 original. Duncan Phyfe developed the first of the roll top desk line, consisting of a cloth backed grouping of hand spoke shaved solid wood sticks bound against the cloth. Although it stands in...
  3. Roll top desk

    This is a roll top desk that I just finished for my wife. We wanted something to go by the door for mail, keys and other misc stuff and I couldn't locate what I wanted for what I was willing to pay ( Isn't that how we all get in trouble with our projects??) It is made from birch, baltic birch...
  4. Rolltop Desk

    Follow the entire build blog series here. They say the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. On February 20, I took the first step in building my dream project by cutting the first board for the massive roll top desk build. To be honest, the lumber had been stored in the shop...
  5. Roll Top Sound Equipment Cabinet, Carved, Antique Glass, Memorial Project

    This was a commissioned piece, and so has been sold. If you would like something custom designed and built for you, please email at: [email protected] - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - "Award Winning" I am honored to have this project selected...
  6. Roll top desk

    Ash, with cherry accents. Based on plans from Woodsmith but heavily modified. It was a fun build that took me 6 weeks and was a learning experience in many ways.
  7. Roll top desk

    "Shaker style" roll top desk. (Not that the shakers would ever have created a roll top desk.)
  8. Oval Tambour Desk

    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...
  9. Tall Tambour Desk

    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...
  10. Woodworking Skill Share
    A friend harvested a black walnut in his yard and had it sawed into boards and two 3" thick slabs and wants to preserve the live edge. The slabs are currently stickered in an open-sided shed for drying and i don't know if he has to treat the live edge now in order not to lose it. I have never...
  11. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    This may be a dumb question ,and unimportant but I just bought a new set of screwdrivers ,and the handles smell like crap, these are not the only ones I have noticed this about. These are great screwdrivers ,but they stink !!! Klein 7-Piece Journeyman Screwdriver Set
  12. Blogs
    Intro and materials Visit my website at or on Facebook! Introduction - February 2015 The rolltop desk has always had a certain appeal because of the large drawers in the base, multiple cubby holes in the top section and a tambour door. Norm Abram's version is shown here...
  13. Wood & Lumber
    I am curious what kind of wood this turning blank is, and I can't trust the source so I figured I would ask the community.
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