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1880's or so roll top desk #1: Tyler Desk Company Roll top desk

12-29-2015 09:43 PM by tkroupa | 10 comments »

I just acquired an approximate 1880’s Tyler Desk Company, St. Louis Missouri roll top desk in Boise, Idaho. I got it back to my small shop and I think I have all the pieces, but have to make sure this week. It is in really good shape for being over 130 years old. I am guessing at the age because what I have found out on the internet is that the Tyler Desk Company burned down around 1892. So I am going with that. I plan on making this my first blog entry of my limited wood working work I have been doing, because I think this will be a nice piece when I get done. Still not sure what I am going to do as far as restoring, but the tambour need fixed as the thin brass or copper meta...

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