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xx   DESK

Building a stand-up secretaire desk. This oversize lap desk features a slanted top that lifts up to reveal pigeonholes and storage. A shallow storage drawer with a pencil well pulls out from the front apron. Four tapered legs connected by stretchers form a decorative base. Overall dimensions: 28" wide, 30" deep, 44"tall.
FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 74

Easy-to-build stand-up desk has a storage compartment under the lid. Top surface is 20"x33".
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #617 Oct 1979 (v.75) pg. 68

Simple, three-legged desk and drafting board for writers, artists, or speakers (suitable as a lectern) who like to work standing up. The 18"x32" top surface is slanted. Collapses for storage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1966 (v.126#1) pg. 121.

Stand-up desk features a slanted writing surface which lifts up to reveal a storage area. Could be used as dictionary stand or lectern.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1981 (v.155#5) pg. 122

Stand-up desk. Top is 19"x48" and is 42" above the floor. A flat storage shelf and slanted bookrack are below the desk top. Built of 3/4" plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1967 (v.190#1) pg. 146

Early American style stand-up desk is sized to fit comfortably into a typical home. Features a slant top writing surface (16"x31"), a large storage drawer below the slant top, and four small storage drawers and an open compartment in the box above/behind the slant top. Overall dimensions: 23"x31"x49" tall.
WOODSMITH #92 Apr 1994 (v.16) pg. 6, 14

Schoolmaster's desk (circa 1700's) from the Washington (CT) Historical Museum. Incorporates both a stand-up lectern/writing surface and a fold-down writing surface for use when sitting down. Overall dimensions: 51" tall, 43" wide, 17" deep (with fold-down surface closed).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1985 (v.9#5) pg. 36

Lincoln-style desk. Part 1. Stand-up desk is patterned after original in the Lincoln-Herndon law office. Partitioned cabinets in the base hold file folders. Four drawers are located beneath the sloped top. Flat surface with an edging provides book storage across the back of desk top.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1976 (v.32#3) pg. 34

Lincoln-style desk. Part 2.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1976 (v.32#4) pg. 28

Convenient stand up desk for shop or office. The top features a slanted writing surface which lifts up to reveal a storage compartment. The desk top sits on 40" legs.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1986 (v.42#5) pg. 60

Telephone desk is designed for stand-up use. Features a lift-up top and a drawer and storage compartment in the side of the base. Built of wood with "colonial" styling. Design is reminiscent of a stand-up desk for a teacher or a shop foreman. Overall dimensions: 44" tall, 27" wide, 16" deep.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1988 (v.44#2) pg. 24