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Georgian Writing Desk

They are custom made from a design dating from the 1700 - 1800s. They are made of your choice of Mahogany, Oak, Maple, Cherry, or Aspen. The desk opens up to a sloping writing surface consisting of flaps with space under them for paper. There is also space for ink and sand wells, pen and quills on the top part of he desk.

Photo of the desk opened

The inside of the desk is made of unpolished wood and the writing surface is covered in felt or leather. The box has brass hinges, brass lock, and a brass fold down handle. The desk is bound with thick brass corner which are structurally important in that they strengthen the joints and stop bruising of the wood.

Close up of ink well, sand wells, and pen place.

The outside is stained with a hand rubbed wax. Dimensions are approximately 24.5" deep, 16" wide, and 5" high.Appox.

Side view of closed desk

CUSTOM MADE WRITING BOX MATERIAL LIST: Wood: Oak, Cherry, Mahogany, Maple, Aspen, others. Writing Surface: Cherry or Birch Finished Writing Surface: Felt or Leather Brass Hardware: Hinges, Lock, Handles, & Corners. Call 308-532-4624 or boehlkewoodshop@yahoo.com 2403 N. Buffalo Bill Ave., North Platte, NE 69101 or boehlkewoodshop@yahoo.com