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Carcase work in furniture design and construction. Includes basic dimensions and construction ideas for (1) a six-board chest, (2) slant-top desk, and (3) Queen Anne highboy.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 40

A contemporary art design glass-top desk (30"x60"x32" high). Top is supported on one end by four lacewood legs that are tapered and scalloped. A three-drawer cabinet, veneered in sycamore, supports the other end.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #21 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 55

Slant-top writing desk (30"x20"x34" high) features a lid which folds out of the way giving easy access to two small storage drawers and the writing surface.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #23 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 30

Home office cabinets. A flexible computer desk is a woodworker's version of a well-tested line of metal office furniture. Dual pedestals with drawers support a large desk top. An upper cabinet with flip-up doors attaches to the wall over the desk. Built from birch plywood, cherry plywood, and solid cherry.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #95 Sep 2002 pg. 60

Industrial wire cages are stacked to form shelving that supports a desk top made from 1x3s.
APARTMENT LIFE Feb 1979 (v.11#2) pg. 24

Mike Douglas's home includes a room with a platform for stage or seating, a Plexiglas mirrored wall, and a slanted desk top with shelves built into a closet recess. Plans shown.
APARTMENT LIFE Jan 1980 (v.12#1) pg. 45

Plans are available for a storage box-based study desk. Two boxes, 24"x24"x18", serve as pedestals. Top with recessed apron makes the unit a desk. Wall-hung bulletin board and fold-down drawing board mount over the desk.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1971 (v.49#4) pg. 22

Photo shows a study/storage wall that uses cedar uprights, plywood shelves and plastic laminate for counter top. Est. cost: $85.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 36

Plans are available for this ceiling-high desk/bookcase unit. Eight book compartments form the top section with a fluorescent light recessed under the bottom book shelf. The desk surface is topped with plastic laminate.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1971 (v.49#11) pg. 60

Photo shows desk made from an old dresser unit with plywood top. Est. cost: $18.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1972 (v.50#7) pg. 50

How to combine a three-drawer chest and a student desk to create a bed headboard and extra drawer space for a small area. Top of chest-desk unit is covered with plywood and plastic laminate. Back of unit is also covered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1972 (v.50#9) pg. 92

Ten pages of projects you can build using simple box construction. Includes photo of a desk and compact seating area arrangement made up of several types of boxes.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 86

Ten pages of projects you can build using simple box construction. Includes photos of bookshelves set atop a desk made from two-drawer file cabinets and a used door.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 92

Photo shows how to make a study and lounge area in a niche. Two unfinished campaign chests are topped with a piece of plywood. Top extends on one end to form a desk surface. A foam pad atop the area over the chests provides lounge seating. Est. cost: $93.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 64

Photo shows how to build a wall-mounted study center. Unit is built from 1x12s, is 82" high and consists of three sections. The center section is 42" wide and has a plastic laminate shelf mounted at desk height. End sections are 24" wide and have adjustable shelves. A fold-down table extends from the right-hand section.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1975 (v.53#1) pg. 39

Photo shows how a home desk can be built into a closet by hanging two upper kitchen cabinets from above and installing a desk surface of plywood and plastic laminate. Est. cost: $30.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 67

Photo shows how to make a sturdy plywood desk from two sheets of fir plywood. Desk is 24" wide, 60" long and 30" high. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 69

Photo shows cardboard lamppost desk made from cardboard tubes of varying diameters with a plywood desk top and shelves. Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 82

Photo shows how to make a no-nail desk or project table from clay flue liners and a 24" wide door. Est. cost: $33.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 89

Photo and sketch shows how to build a combination desk and wall storage unit with shelves plus dowels that serve as pegs for hanging items. Plan can be ordered. Est. cost: $45 for shelves, $65 for desk.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 124

Simple desk or work surface is built from particleboard covered with plastic laminate. The 60"x18" top is supported by a 33"x18" leg on one end and a 2-shelf box on the other. Est. cost: $76.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 104

Worktable, 36"x48", has a sloping work surface that can be lifted off, revealing a flat work area. Legs are 4x4s and the rest of the table is built from plywood. A 4" deep box runs along the left edge of the table for holding supplies. Est. cost: $97.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 105, 148

Desk/dining table combination. Plastic laminate top is supported by two pedestals. Est. cost: $55.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 61, 80

How to turn an unfinished chest of drawers into a desk. Special desk top unit with drop-down front is built to go on top of the chest. Est. cost: $57.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 95, 172

Tip: Kneehole desk has shelves at one end, and a plastic laminate top. Estimated cost: $42.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 95

C-Leg desk with two drawers. Constructed from 2x6's and plywood. Estimated cost: $42.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1981 (v.59#7) pg. 29, 43

Pocketed desk uses fabric pockets instead of drawers. Dimensions: 32" wide, 24" deep, 55" tall. Est. cost: $63.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 41, 74

Built-in kitchen desk includes pigeon holes and a bookshelf.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1985 (v.63#7) pg. 92

Table style desk with a kneehole space plus two wide shelves for books and supplies. Desktop measures 47"x19" and stands 28" high.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1985 (v.63#8) pg. Z3

Trestle desk has three oversized pigeon holes across the back. Est. cost: $62.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 91, 180

Combination desk and typewriter table.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1963 (v.53#9) pg. 59

Kneehole desk built from cardboard and four pieces of wood.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1968 (v.58#9) pg. 62

A home study center you can make. This unit is built in any one of a variety of arrangements using 1-1/8" square wood posts bolted together.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1972 (v.62#9) pg. 48

The ideal desk. Contemporary styling features beech-veneer plywood construction with lacewood trim. Modular design allows the desk to expand as needed. Units include long table (22"x57"), short table (22"x36"), accent table (22"x41"), hutch (13"x56"x42" tall), and roll-around file cabinet (18"x18"x25" tall).
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Sep 1999 (v.22#10) pg. 50

Reference library. This three-part magazine cabinet keeps your prized periodicals archived and accessible. Styling is similiar to a modern or Shaker drop-front desk. A large storage drawer is incorporated into the front skirt and three smaller drawers are just below the top of the unit. Constructed of beech and beech-veneered plywood.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Dec 1999-Jan 2000 (v.23#3) pg. 26

Timeless pine furniture. Pine desk features tapered legs and a single drawer. Top measures 47"x28". Matching pine chair included. Use linseed oil for a natural finish. Est. cost: $35 (desk), $12 (chair).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1979 (v.3#2) pg. 11

Contemporary styled office desk. Features a 60"x32" top and one small drawer. Estimated cost: $125.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1980 (v.4#1) pg. 25

Sewing center and desk combo is made from 5/8" thick melamine board. The sewing work area is 70"x21". The desk top is 47"x21". The desk features 3 drawers and a large "hutch" top for storage.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1983 (v.6#7) pg. 18

Desk top is made from birch plywood for top and bottom and features shallow (2" deep) drawers along the entire front of the top (which measures 72"x24"). Support the top with 2-drawer file cabinets.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1983 (v.6#9) pg. 42

Rolling desk. Contemporary (Scandinavian) design table on casters is wide enouth to stradle an arm chair. Use it for a desk or large snack table. Est. cost: $100.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1984 (v.7#10) pg. 12, 25

Antique-style writing desk features pigeon holes, storage drawers, decorative spindles and brass rail, etc. The base consists of four simple legs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1987 (v.10#7) pg. 42

Walnut writing desk features four large turned legs. Leave out the drawers to convert into an elegant table. Top measures 29"x57".
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1987 (v.10#9) pg. 54

Classic desk for den, office, etc. Mahogany desk features 7 large drawers, two pedestals with open bases, and large top (28"x60").
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1990 (v.13#12) pg. 34

The write stuff. Slant-top oak desk (28"x20"x35" high) has square legs, mortise-and-tenon stretchers and a hinged writing surface that provides access to a 4" deep storage compartment. A pigeon hole top unit (30"x5"x7" high) has three compartments and three 2"-deep drawers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1991 (v.14#12) pg. 15

Practical, flexible home office system. L-shape desk features a slide out keyboard drawer, three storage drawers in a pedestal, and a large over-the-desk open-shelf unit. Build from melamine-covered panels trimmed with oak.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 42

Desk box, 17"x25"x14" high, has a sloped lid, turned feet and dovetail joints.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1978 (v.9#4) pg. 46

Curley maple slant-top desk. Features 3 large storage drawers, 9 small drawers, 6 pigeon holes and a drop-down 15"x38" writing surface. Dimensions: 41" tall, 38" wide, 19" deep.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Aug 1981 (v.12#4) pg. 24

How to turn an unfinished double pedestal desk into a Louis XV piece with gold ormolu decorations and marbleized top and base.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 3 1978 (v.91#2) pg. 91, 100

Furniture in a clip. How to make simple furniture from 3/4" shelving or plywood by means of plastic clips shaped like a "T", "L", or "X". Pictured are various shelves, cabinets, a desk, wine rack, etc.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jun 8 1982 (v.95#8) pg. 108, 161

Lady's colonial desk. An excellent one-day project.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #79 Apr 1964 (v.14#2) pg. 20

Early American lady's desk has fold down front to form writing surface.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #81 Aug 1964 (v.14#4) pg. 20

Built-in desk and storage wall combination.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #82 Oct 1964 (v.14#5) pg. 32

Desk, cabinet and bookshelves built-in combination.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 38

Built-in desk for two uses under eaves space in attic.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #83 Dec 1964 (v.14#6) pg. 40

Built-in L-shaped desk features plastic top, four drawers and a two-shelf storage cabinet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #103 Apr 1968 (v.18#2) pg. 28

Antique merchant's desk is 70" long, 27" deep and 35" high. Features turned legs with spacers on the ends, a sloped top, and three drawers in a row across the front.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #108 Feb 1969 (v.19#1) pg. 40

Desk and storage cabinet unit has 2 desk spaces, two 3-drawer cabinets and two shelf units with sliding drawers. Wall-hung cabinets provide an additional 150" of closed shelf space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #115 Mar 1970 (v.20#2) pg. 34

Built-in bed has storage drawer beneath and bookshelves on each end. Includes four-drawer desk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #115 Mar 1970 (v.20#2) pg. 38

Shaker desk has hinged, slanted top with shelf and storage beneath the top.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #116 Apr 1970 (v.20#3) pg. 44

Twin built-in storage and desk units provide 16 ft. of work surface.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #125 Mar 1971 (v.21#3) pg. 38

Shaker desk and worktable. Handsome piece is 24"x27" with a desk height of 33". Top section rises an additional 18". Unit contains 13 drawers and a small storage compartment. Large (24"x23") pull-out work surface expands the 18"x30" counter surface. Three drawers pull out from the right side of the base.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #127 Jun 1971 (v.21#5) pg. 56

Storage room divider is 78" high, 24" deep and 66" long. It provides desk space, shelving and closed compartments and can be accessed form either side.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #128 Aug 1971 (v.21#6) pg. 46

Built-in study corner includes a full-length closet, a shelf desk, wall-hung shelving and storage cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #141 Jan 1973 (v.23#1) pg. 36

Antique merchant's desk is 70" long, 35" high and 27" deep, with a slanted top and three drawers. (Repeat of February 1969 article).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #142 Feb 1973 (v.23#2) pg. 54

Built-in study area provides desk space for two, separated by a pedestal of drawers. Shallow cabinets with sliding door fronts are mounted on the wall above the desks. Exterior surfaces are birch veneered plywood and formica.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #143 Mar 1973 (v.23#3) pg. 36

Built-in cabinet-desk combination features twelve large drawers, three open shelves and three cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #146 Aug 1973 (v.23#6) pg. 36

Desk has an ample top that measures 23"x59" and is supported on the right end by a cabinet with three drawers that are covered by a door. The left end of the desk is supported by a cleat mounted on the wall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #164 Jun 1975 (v.25#5) pg. 32

Built-in storage and desk area for a bedroom includes kneehole desk with four drawers and a storage cupboard. Adjustable shelving is mounted over the desk for display or books.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #174 Aug 1976 (v.26#6) pg. 30

How to build a storage wall around a window. Includes a desk surface, recessed lighting above the desk, and floor-to-ceiling storage cabinets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #180 Apr 1977 (v.27#3) pg. 16

Early American Captain's Desk is 25" deep, 30" wide and 35" high with a hinged lid and rail-edged top.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #194 Nov-Dec 1978 (v.28#9) pg. 48

A look at projects you can make from Sonotubes (the large tubes used by contractors to pour concrete columns and footing). Sketches show how to make a tube bed for a child, chairs, footstools and planters, a desk and bookshelf unit, a clothes closet and a glass topped coffee table.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #201 Sep 1979 (v.29#7) pg. 115

Photos and sketches of a "room-in-one" that takes the place of furniture. Incorporates a desk, lounging platform, bed and storage space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 20

Study center built from one sheet of plywood. Desk has two shelves above the work top and a stool without a back.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #214 Dec 1980 (v.30#10) pg. 16

Build a pigeonhole desktop designed to set on top of two 2-drawer file cabinets. Top measures 26"x60". Built of oak and oak plywood. Est. cost: $150.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #236 Feb 1983 (v.33#2) pg. 66, 68

Contemporary-style mahogany desk with a slant-front that drops down to form a 16"x40" writing surface and reveal 4 small drawers and 6 pigeonholes for storing supplies. Overall dimensions: 43" long, 46" tall, 16" deep.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #268 Apr 1986 (v.36#4) pg. 96

Unusual classic modern style upright desk is inspired by a mahogany Sheraton desk used in the US Senate during the 1820s. Cherry shelves and case are supported by gracefully curved legs of walnut. Uses European-style drawer slides and new types of doweling jigs. Overall dimensions: 65" tall, 25" wide, 17" deep.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #287 Mar 1988 (v.38#3) pg. 70

Contemporary desk features a three-drawer pedestal that supports one end of a curved top. The other end of the top is supported by a black chrome leg that matches the drawer pulls. Built from light-colored maple.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 78

Photos and diagrams illustrate some of the ingenious mechanical devices incorporated into 18th century mechanical desks.
FINE WOODWORKING #2 Spring 1976 pg. 33

Some examples of 18th century hidden drawers and compartments in desks and tables.
FINE WOODWORKING #3 Summer 1976 pg. 34

Folding pigeonhole desk features many gentle curves and complicated wood joinery. Complete plans and construction tips. Dimensions: 42" wide, 16" deep, 42" tall. Writing surface opens up to about 16"x42"
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 74

Blockfront casepieces. Completely detailed measured drawings for (1) Newport-style slant-top desk and (2) Boston-style chest of drawers.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 41

Blockfront casepieces (chest of drawers, slant-front desks, kneehole desks, chest-on-chests, and desk-and-bookcase). Its development in Boston, Newport, and Connecticut.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 45

Building blockfront casepieces. Improving traditional construction. Covers the Newport case construction and the Boston case construction.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 47

Refining the Craftsman style. The legacy of Harvey Ellis, a designer for the renowned Craftsman Workshops of Gustav Stickley. The article includes pattern for a 1903 writing desk.
FINE WOODWORKING #34 May-Jun 1982 pg. 64

Tips on replacing the felt writing surface on an antique desk.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 14

A bentwood desk. Writing desk constructed of lightweight, bentwood panels joined by a framework. Top is almost an oval shape. The two supporting sides are hollow and shaped almost like a comma. The desk has one center drawer.
FINE WOODWORKING #54 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 46

Tip: How to keep the lid support (slide) for a Governor Winthrop slant-top desk from coming all the way out.
FINE WOODWORKING #55 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 16

Double-pedestal desk features five drawers in each pedestal and a center "pencil" drawer. The drawers have concave fronts and the front edge of the desk is curved outward. Overall dimensions: 51"x25"x28" tall.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 50

Reproduction of a 19th-century post-office desk. Features a compartment with 18 pigeon holes on top of a four-leg table with a single large drawer. The original was used to sort mail in Grottoes, Virginia. Overall dimensions: 50" tall, 32" wide, 23" deep.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 72

Roycroft furniture. Includes a measured drawing for a ladies' writing desk featuring an angled drop-down front, pigeon holes, square tapered legs with round feet, copper hardware, etc.
FINE WOODWORKING #88 May-Jun 1991 pg. 90

Tips on cutting the V-shaped grooves found in pigeonhole partitions of 18th-century slant-top desks.
FINE WOODWORKING #90 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 22

Captain's desk is compact and efficient. Constructed of individual components (desk box and inlaid leather writing surface, drawer case, door and drawers, columns, base frame and feet) which are assembled later. Uses a variety of joinery techniques.
FINE WOODWORKING #104 Jan-Feb 1994 pg. 44
Correction FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 12

How to paint a "wood grain" finish on file cabinets and door to make a desk.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1986 (v.203#2) pg. 120, 219

Build a Shaker-style desk. Features four legs and seven pigeonholes. Top lifts up to reveal additional storage.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 61

How to turn an old table into a country desk. Includes suggestions on shopping for and refinishing a table.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #130 Oct 1996 (v.21) pg. 38

Mahogany door becomes a desk.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Jan 1963 pg. 66

Two file cabinets become a desk.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Jan 1963 pg. 69

Combination desk and bookshelves.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Nov 1963-Feb 1964 pg. 52

How to build a fall-front desk and fall-front drawer face.
HOME FURNITURE #7 Summer 1996 pg. 96

Automatic loper construction. When the fall front is lowered on this campaign chest, the lopers are automatically drawn out of the case to support the writing surface.
HOME FURNITURE #7 Summer 1996 pg. 98

Simple knock-down workbench/desk is built from a single sheet of 3/4" plywood. Assembles without nails, screws or glue.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #511 Dec 1970 (v.66) pg. 68

Campaign desk. Reinforced box with three drawers is mounted on saw horse style legs. Brass corner brackets and pulls add authentic touch.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #513 Feb 1971 (v.67) pg. 102

Home study center. Desk and wall-hung cabinet are built on a platform floor that has large storage drawers on casters beneath. Est. cost: $50.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #520 Sep 1971 (v.67) pg. 112

Surround a window with floor to ceiling storage bins, add a fluorescent light over the window, then install a fold-down desktop at windowsill height between the storage shelves. Built entirely of pine boards.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #597 Feb 1978 (v.74) pg. 66

A built-in L-shaped desk can convert a small room like a closet, storage room, powder room...etc. to a miniature study or office area.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #601 Jun 1978 (v.74) pg. 100

Lady's writing desk. The 20"x36" top features 11 pigeonholes and a 9"x36" writing surface. The legs are square, with tapered bottoms. There are three storage drawers in the base of the desk. Built entirely of wood, it requires 40 bd.ft. of the primary wood and 10 bd.ft. of secondary wood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #606 Nov 1978 (v.74) pg. 70

A home office/desk to build in three installments. First is a basic kneehole desk. Second is a double set of shelves to set across the back of the desk. Third is another double set of shelves that stack on top of the first.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #610 Mar 1979 (v.75) pg. 90

Easy-to-build kneehole desk with a 28"x80" top surface, four side drawers and a center drawer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #619 Dec 1979 (v.75) pg. 70

A classic writing desk. Four leg desk with 2 drawers and a 20"x48" top.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #635 Apr 1981 (v.77) pg. 106

Build a "posture desk". This desk-and-seat combination incorporates the new backless stool which consists of just a seat and knee support.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #83 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 96

Tip: How to make a desk extension board (pull out writing shelf) sit level and firm.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Spring 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 30

Modern-style kneehole desk is made from 2 sheets of plywood and some pine. Features three storage drawers (one a file drawer) and built-in bookcase. Top measures 27"x54". Est. cost: $85.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1982 (v.3#4) pg. 43

Drop leaf cabinet is really a desk in disguise.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.122#3) pg. 156

Free-standing room divider/desk unit features a lighted mural over the desk. Desk surface is 23"x60" and there is lots of storage space in seven drawers and two cabinets.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1967 (v.127#6) pg. 102

Three-way workbench, desk and dining table. Consists of a flush door covered with plastic laminate and sitting on two fiber drums.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 136

Colonial cabinet-top desk is 29" wide, 79" high and 22" deep. Made from wide clear-pine planks.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1969 (v.131#2) pg. 132

Bookcase desk is a single-pedestal design. Pigeonhole compartments in pedestal face out in three directions. Wrought iron leg supports outer end of desk top. Shallow drawer is at the top of bookcase pedestal.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1969 (v.132#2) pg. 164

Early American home study desk has compartment underneath slanted writing surface.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1970 (v.134#4) pg. 192

Fold-A-Majig. Build a versatile sofa-bookcase, desk-bookcase, divider wall or a number of other variations depending on how the framework of boxes is assembled and hinged.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1971 (v.135#1) pg. 140

Built-in learning center includes desk, bookshelves and recepticals for a phone and TV leads.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1972 (v.137#1) pg. 122

Combination bunk bed and desk solves a space problem in a small bedroom. Desk features a large top (4x7-ft.) and seven drawers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1972 (v.137#6) pg. 156

Three styles of desks you can build. (1) The Wall-Hugger, a drop-leaf desk mounted at one end to the wall. Wall-hung cabinet with paper compartment and lighting included. (2) Desk-in-a-Chest is a large cabinet (29"x43"x48") with two wings that swing open. Desk top is mounted on a two-drawer file. Swing-out wings have paper compartments and a typewriter stand also swings out. Three narrow drawers are mounted above the desk top with a fluorescent light underneath. (3) Large two-level credenza desk with secretary return is a replica of expensive commercial desk. Est. cost: $325.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1973 (v.140#3) pg. 73

Easy-built modular furniture. Five different pieces start with one basic frame. Sewing center, serving bar, desk unit, grooming nook and room divider.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1974 (v.141#1) pg. 63

Colonial style trestle desk. Features five small storage drawers behind the large desk top. A slant top storage compartment with a lift-up top, and four large drawers in the front of the desk. Built of white pine. Overall top surface os 58"x25" and desk is 34" tall at front edge. Est. cost: $60.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1974 (v.142#4) pg. 77

Replica of a 19th century campaign desk. Includes leather-like top, metal-bound corners and recessed drawer pulls. This three-drawer desk has a 24"x48" top and sits on two saw-horse style legs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1979 (v.151#2) pg. 126

Built-in desk (work center) features large pigeon holes, shelves, storage drawers, and a large desk surface. Built mostly from plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1980 (v.154#6) pg. 100

Build PM's desk for your home office (as featured in the April 1981 issue). This large desk with a typing return is supplemented with a credenza and floor-to-ceiling bookcase. Built from solid oak and oak plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1981 (v.155#5) pg. 114

L-shape desk lets two people use the desk at the same time. Features simple Parson's style construction.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1981 (v.156#1) pg. 94

Handsome dining table seats four. Lower the drop leaf and you have a desk. Top measures 36"x56" as table and 18"x56" as desk. Built from sugar pine.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1982 (v.158#5) pg. 112

Build this contemporary desk from red oak plywood, solid red oak and walnut (for trim). Features a full drawer bank on the right, a pencil drawer in the middle, and a pull-out typewriter stand on the left. Top measures 28"x60".
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1986 (v.163#11) pg. 114

Mission-style oak writing desk features square legs, slatted modesty panels, and two small drawers. Overall dimensions: 30"x69"x29" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1990 (v.167#7) pg. 78

Home office desk. Double-pedestal desk with a contemporary flair. The boxy look is altered by attaching a plywood half round (curved panel) to the front of each pedestal. Each pedestal has three drawers. Overall dimensions: 36"x72"x29" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1990 (v.167#7) pg. 83

Build a desk (31"x72"x29" high) for a home office. End pedestals each have a letter-size file drawer and two utility drawers. A center drawer between the pedestals is above the kneehole space.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1996 (v.173#4) pg. 84

Simple desk features a long top.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1964 (v.184#4) pg. 146

Simple plywood built-in desk with variable length.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1965 (v.187#6) pg. 132

Storage wall for a family room. A 9" deep cabinet with storage for card table and chairs has a fold-out desk and open, adjustable bookshelves. Built of 1/4" prefinished plywood over a pine framework.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1967 (v.190#2) pg. 145

Provincial-style desk. One pedestal desk has four drawers, fluted legs, and laminated plastic top. Est. cost: $35.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1967 (v.191#4) pg. 182

Plans for the wooden desk with aluminum frame used at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1968 (v.193#5) pg. 134

How to build a microdorm. A combination bed, desk and chest. A modern design by Ken Isaacs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1969 (v.194#3) pg. 138

Delta desk, a contemporary-looking desk in the shape of a triangle (end view). One side of the triangle drops down to form the writing surface.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1969 (v.195#5) pg. 160

Desk features a lift-up top that reveals workbench and tool storage area for hobbies. A single pedestal unit with three large storage drawers and storage shelf. Built from two sheets of 4x8-ft. plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1969 (v.195#6) pg. 130

Knockdown desk is cut from one sheet of 1/2" plywood. Stands 5 ft. high, has display shelves over and a storage shelf under the 2-ft. square desk top.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1971 (v.199#2) pg. 80

Modern-style chairs double as desks and tables when stood on different surfaces. Built mostly of pine, their smooth curves are achieved by using kerf bending method.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1971 (v.199#6) pg. 80

Twin pedestal desk is built of plywood. Features a pullout typewriter support, a file drawer, an index card drawer, a center drawer and three general purpose drawers. Top is 24"x48". Est. cost: $50.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1972 (v.200#2) pg. 110

Handsome cube-shaped cabinet unfolds into a versatile desk complex with a chair, foldout typewriter stand, file cabinet and pop-up storage rack for office supplies. Built of 3/4" plywood and decorated with thin Formica laminate and decorative molding.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1973 (v.203#6) pg. 100

Phone desk has a sliding top which can serve as a desk top or serving tray for a bed. The desk is on casters with plenty of storage for phone, phone book, typewriter, books and other office equipment. Unit is built of 3/4" plywood and measures 30"x36"x13".
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1973 (v.203#6) pg. 101

Simple one-evening desk is built from half sheet of plywood and 2x3 stock for the legs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1977 (v.210#3) pg. 152

How to build a desk with a single drawer, a back bin for books and another bin at the bottom. Entire unit can be folded into a cube. One of 12 winning designs from the PS/APA Single-Sheet Plywood Project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1977 (v.211#2) pg. 108

Skinny room dividers do more than partition a room. Units featured include (1) fold-out desk divider, (2) dining divider that stores folding table and folding chairs, (3) unit that has display shelves on both sides, (4) Siamese study divider that features two desks for shared bedroom and (5) a divider with pegboard and shelves to store paint & tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1978 (v.212#4) pg. 106

Slotted pieces from 1-1/2 sheets of plywood form either a desk or a slant-top drafting table, depending on assembly. Can be dismantled easily for storage. A PS/APA Plywood Project Contest winner.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1979 (v.215#2) pg. 82

Free-standing bookcase with built-in desk and storage cabinet. Built entirely from plywood. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 96

Simple desk made from plywood has a top which can be tilted to form a drawing table. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 98

Knock-down desk unit is made from 1/2 sheet of plywood. Top measures 24"x40". Winner in 6th annual plywood design contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1982 (v.221#2) pg. 98

Desk, cabinet, cupboard combination is built from 2 sheets of plywood. Winning design in the 10th annual Popular Science/American Plywood Assn. contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1986 (v.229#2) pg. 91

Build this combo bedroom/study. Finished attic is outfitted with handsome wainscoting, platform-bed with under-the-bed storage drawers, and a horseshoe-shaped desk.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1986 (v.229#6) pg. 74

Folding desk (16"x34" desk surface) also serves as a book shelf. Folds to within 10" of wall when not in use.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #74 Sep 1993 (v.13#2) pg. 27, Insert

Human factors in project design. The importance of checking dimensions before cutting materials for any project. Important measurements to remember when designing a table or desk.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #79 Jul 1994 (v.14#1) pg. 16

Utility knee-hole desk with three drawers is built from plastic laminate fused to particleboard. The edges are faced with oak.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 44

Burlington farmer's desk. Reproduction of an unusual lift-lid desk. Overall dimensions: 36"x32"x37" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #109 Jul 1999 (v.19#3) pg. 26

Arts & Crafts cellarette (liquor cabinet) is also suitable for use as a drop-front desk. Overall dimensions: 12"x40"xa48" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #109 Jul 1999 (v.19#3) pg. 52

Desk made from an old door.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep 1964 (v.35#9) pg. 80

Fold-away wall unit houses model train, desk, TV, hi-fi and storage units.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Feb 1965 (v.36#2) pg. 86

Slant-top desk with three storage drawers and two bookshelves. Est. cost $12.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Dec 1968 (v.39#12) pg. 78

Colonial trestle desk has contoured legs and stretcher. There are three drawers below the writing surface and five small ones across the back of the desk. Desk top is 24"x42". Entire piece is built from plywood with flexible wood trim edging.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Summer 1979 pg. 88

Colonial desk features one pedestal, 4 drawers, and a built-in slanted bookrack. Dimensions: 48" wide, 17" deep, 30" tall.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 109

Tip: How to make a "command-post" desk carrel in a large, open area.
SUNSET Jan 1981 (v.166#1) pg. 68

Prefabricated window greenhouse serves as the backdrop for a desk built into a window opening.
SUNSET Oct 1981 (v.167#4) pg. 180

Make a trestle-style desk or table from standard lumber, plywood, and teak parquet.
SUNSET Feb 1984 (v.172#2) pg. 141

Storage and workspace are built of interlocking lengths of maple. This bookcase and glass-topped desk resemble the classic 1918 designs of Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld.
SUNSET Aug 1987 (v.179#2) pg. 107

Pipe dreams. Use copper pipe fittings and wooden dowels to make coffee table, shelving, folding screen, bedside table, headboard, desk, magazine rack, and towel bar.
WOMAN'S DAY May 19 1981 (v.44#10) pg. 94

Make a handsome desk from two 2-drawer metal files and a door. Cover both the files and the door with wood veneer.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 5 1982 (v.46#1) pg. 16

Simple cabinet desk (kneehole desk) features two pedestals with storage drawers and a laminated work surface. Desk top measures 73"x25".
WOOD MAGAZINE #3 Jan-Feb 1985 (v.2#1) pg. 74

Single-pedestal desk with frame and panel assemblies on each end and on the back. There are three drawers, the bottom one large enough for hanging files. The 28"x54" top is surfaced with plastic laminated framed in oak.
WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 42
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #68 Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 6

Study desk. A simple, functional desk made of oak plywood is edged with plastic T-mold and features a formica writing surface, three storage drawers and a knee-height book shelf.
WOOD MAGAZINE #86 Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 52, Insert

Solid oak student desk features a pedestal with three drawers and a kneehole. The top measures 52"x26".
WOOD MAGAZINE #145 Nov 2002 (v.19#7) pg. 88

A Shaker-style slant-top writing desk. Features a lift-up writing surface, two storage drawers, and pigeon holes. The legs are lathe-turned and tapered. Overall height about 40".. Writing surface is 16"x30". Built of cherry wood.
WOODSMITH #12 Nov 1980 pg. 4

Sturdy desk features an extra deep top and four drawers (one sized for file folders). Made from oak plywood and oak trim. Overall dimensions: 48"x30"x29" high.
WOODSMITH #62 Apr 1989 pg. 14

Heirloom desk features identical pedestals, each with 4 drawers and a pull-out writing panel. An optional file-size drawer and vanity panel are also shown. Construction features frame-and-panel carcase and dovetailed drawers. Overall dimensions: 61"x30"x30" tall.
WOODSMITH #79 Feb 1992 pg. 6, 16, 17

Slant front desk heirloom project. Sliding dovetails are used extensively to provide a strong joint that doesn't need any glue and allows the wood to move. The desk incorporates four large dovetailed drawers, a hidden compartment, ogee bracket feet, and a pigeonhole insert. Overall dimensions: 40"x21"x42" tall (closed).
WOODSMITH #86 Apr 1993 (v.15) pg. 16, 24, 26, 15

Planning a design. Steps in developing a successful contemporary-style desk with a pigeonhole system.
WOODWORK #24 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 49

Writing table with self-locking drawers. Constructed of Honduras Mahogany with cabriole legs. The top has an insert panel of green leather banded with cross grain veneer. Uses mortise and tenon, dovetail and dowel joints. Unit measures 900mm long, 470 mm wide and stands 760mm tall.
WOODWORKER #1011 Feb 1978 (v.82) pg. 80

Walnut veneer bureau on stand, in the Queen Anne style (circa 1715). Features drop leaf slanted front and pigeon-hole unit, for use as a desk. Overall dimensions are 30" wide, 40" tall and 18" deep.
WOODWORKER #1018 Sep 1978 (v.82) pg. 402

Side table made of Central American mahogany is designed for use in a hallway. Unit is 20" deep, 30" tall and 40" wide. The four legs feature inside tapers. There are five storage drawers and a knee hole which makes it possible to use the table as a writing desk or vanity.
WOODWORKER #1027 Jun 1979 (v.83) pg. 300

Writing desk with underframe rails of "gunstock" shaping. Top measures 18"x30". Unit has 3 drawers and four lightly tapered legs. Features delicate ovolo moldings on the carcass and drawer fronts.
WOODWORKER #1042 Sep 1980 (v.84) pg. 564

A plain desk elevated to elegance with beading. Construction of a straightforward knee-hole desk, with 7 drawers, which is decorated with cocked beading and corner brackets. Dimensions: 60" wide, 28" deep, 30" tall.
WOODWORKER #1063 Jun 1982 (v.86) pg. 396
Added Info WOODWORKER #1070 Jan 1983 (v.87) pg. 68

Tips on fabricating the decorative feet and stretcher found on a kidney shaped desk.
WOODWORKER #1081 Dec 1983 (v.87) pg. 792

How to make a reproduction of a pre-Victorian Regency Davenport desk.
WOODWORKER #1084 Mar 1984 (v.88) pg. 167

The sensuous desk. A large laminated arch is the key supporting and design element in this unique desk. The top of the arch includes 4 drawers of varying widths.
WOODWORKER #1089 Aug 1984 (v.88) pg. 514

The two-way desk. A small-scale writing-table uses an ingenious mechanism to cause three small storage drawers to rise-up from the rear surface of the table.
WOODWORKER #1093 Dec 1984 (v.88) pg. 806

Basic design and dimensions for an oak writing-desk featuring a drop front and many pigeon holes and small storage drawers. Features a coopered (bowed) top which gives the desk the appearance of a large wooden trunk set atop four legs.
WOODWORKER #1098 May 1985 (v.89) pg. 344

The electronic bureau. A combination writing-desk and TV cabinet. When closed, it looks like a slant-top desk with 7 drawers. The slant-top drops down to reveal a writing-desk with pigeon holes and small drawers. The 7 false-drawers open up to reveal a TV set.
WOODWORKER #1099 Jun 1985 (v.89) pg. 436

Oak desk of traditional English design. Features two storage compartments concealed behind frame-and-panel doors, separated with a single storage drawer above the kneehole. The top unit stands on four square legs which can be lathe-turned on the bottom for decoration. Overall dimensions: 720mm tall, 1060mm long, 460mm deep (28"x42"x18").
WOODWORKER #1106 Jan 1986 (v.90#1) pg. 49

Ingenious desk converts into a dressing table. The base consists of an open stand (with its own drawers) into which fits a reversible top surface which carries its own double-ended drawer sections. The top is flipped over to form either a dressing table or desk surface. The dressing-table side includes a built-in mirror with two adjustable "wings". Overall dimensions of base: 42" long, 21" wide, 24" tall.
WOODWORKER #1114 Sep 1986 (v.90#9) pg. 750

Contemporary styled desk for a left-handed person is fabricated from stacked plywood. A single pedestal with 3 drawers supports a cantilevered desktop. Matches the computer cabinet featured in the July 1988 issue.
WOODWORKER Aug 1988 (v.92#8) pg. 710

Desk/dining table combination is made from stacked and laminated birch plywood. The single support pedestal has three large storage drawers. The desk top (60"x30") slides forward for writing and back for drawer access. Support rails are extended and the top opens to 60"x60" for use as a dining table.
WOODWORKER Sep 1988 (v.92#9) pg. 820

Unique desk features 6 legs set in a semi-octagonal pattern, a built-in "superstructure" of shelves and bins at the rear of the desk, a slanted shelf to support reading material, decorative dovetails, etc.
WOODWORKER May 1990 (v.94#5) pg. 464

Tips on attaching a leather writing surface to a desktop.
WOODWORKER Jul 1990 (v.94#7) pg. 711

Two-pedestal computer desk is constructed using through dovetails as a major decorative element on the 9 drawer fronts. Two of the drawers store hanging file folders. The center drawer contains the keyboard.
WOODWORKER Oct 1991 (v.95#10) pg. 1070
Added Info WOODWORKER Dec 1991 (v.95#12) pg. 1231

Reproduction of a Victorian-style Davenport desk (circa late 18th century). It has been adapted to accept modern writing paper and envelope sizes. It features three secret compartments.
WOODWORKER Jan 1992 (v.96#1) pg. 66

Harlequin Davenport. This unique slant-top desk was inspired by a picture of a Sheraton Harlequin Pembroke Table mechanism. A sash cord is used to raise an 18-compartment pigeon hole assembly partially concealed in the base of the desk.
WOODWORKER Jan 1993 (v.97#1) pg. 26

Carlton House desk. Reproduction of an elegant piece produced for the Prince of Wales (later King George IV) for his London home Carlton House. It was designed as a piece of furniture to stand away from a wall and is decorated with veneer on all four sides. Part 1.
WOODWORKER Mar 1993 (v.97#3) pg. 18

Carlton House desk. Part 2.
WOODWORKER Apr 1993 (v.97#4) pg. 58

Simple desk made of wood and MDF panels is held together with exposed screws. The writing surface pulls forward on drawer slides to reveal a storage compartment underneath. Overall dimensions: 24" wide, 16" wide, 28" tall.
WOODWORKER Aug 1994 (v.98#8) pg. 27

Chippendale-inspired cherry wood desk. Each pedestal can be fitted with three drawers or outfitted as a cabinet. Top features a leather inlay.
WOODWORKER May 1995 (v.99#5) pg. 30

The Davenport desk, a Victorian workstation. The base has four drawers on each side (no drawers on the front). The slanted writing surface features a leather insert. Beneath the slanted top is a storage area with pigeon holes and small drawers. A pull-out slide provides support for a candle or lamp. The carcass and drawer fronts are veneered. Part 1.
WOODWORKER Aug 1995 (v.99#8) pg. 50

The Davenport desk, a Victorian workstation. Part 2.
WOODWORKER Sep 1995 (v.99#9) pg. 76

Bookcase desk is reminiscent of a 19th century sea captain's desk. It has a generous writing surface, two small drawers, and considerable space for books on two shelves. Dimensions: 34" tall, 34" wide, 18" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1977 (v.1#2) pg. 12

Counting house desk is representative of the style used in 19th century mercantile establishments.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1977 (v.1#5) pg. 4

Early American trestle desk is built from No.2 pine. Top measures 54"x32". There are two storage drawers and a large pigeon hole at the back edge of the desk top. The wide trestle between the legs serves as a bookshelf.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1978 (v.2#3) pg. 9

Contemporary style oak writing desk has a large (24"x48") writing surface and 2 storage drawers. Desk top and drawer fronts are covered with white plastic laminate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1981 (v.5#2) pg. 24

Contemporary writing desk. Top measures 46"x26" and sets on 4 tapered legs reinforced with stretchers. Two large drawers installed in front rail. A removable "pigeon-hole" cabinet sets on top (Dimensions: 44"x9"x9").
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1982 (v.6#5) pg. 37

Shaker writing desk features 4 tapered legs, three small storage drawers in the front apron and a storage drawer on each end of the desk top. Overall dimensions: 39" wide, 36" tall, 18" deep. Incorporates many dovetail joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1983 (v.7#5) pg. 39

"Colonial" writing desk. Overall dimensions: 34" wide, 44" tall, 19" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 42

Slant-top Shaker desk (circa 1830) features lift-top and two storage drawers. The drawers pull out on the right and left sides instead of the front. Slant-top measures 15"x27". The desk stands 29" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 32

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

Bookcase desk features two large drawers in the front edge of the desk top and a two-shelf bookcase in the support pedestal. Overall dimensions: 34" wide, 22" deep, 31" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.12#5) pg. 28

Country pine writing desk with Early American styling. The 22"x31" writing surface is beneath two small drawers and a centered pigeonhole. A large storage drawer is located in the front apron. The legs are square and taper from top to botton. Overall dimensions: 31"x22"x39" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 40

Governor Winthrop slant-front desk. A classic woodworking project based on a Wallace Nutting design from Berea College (Berea, KY). Retail versions of this project sell for $5000. Overall dimensions: 34"x18"x42" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1992 (v.16#6) pg. 34

Build a desk in the Arts & Crafts style. Construction is a series of simple frame and panel subassemblies, joined with modern biscuits, hidden screws and glue. The top features inlaid leather.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1999 (v.23#6) pg. 24

Award winning writing desk. This traditional style dual-pedestal desk features four identical drawers in each pedestal, a center drawer above the knee hole, frame and panel sides, decorative veneer on the drawer fronts, and an inlaid leather top. Overall dimensions: 48"x23"x31" tall.
WOODWORKING TODAY #23 Jul 1991 pg. 24

Lowboy desk combines the styles of Chippendale with an American lowboy. Based on the work of Leichester native John Elliot (circa 1753).
WOODWORKING TODAY #33 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 64

Colonial desk and chest combination.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1963 (v.19#1) pg. 24

Wallace Nutting collection slant top desk.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1963 (v.19#6) pg. 14

Desk/workbench combination.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1964 (v.20#5) pg. 58

Specially designed furniture for a natural-theme attic bedroom includes a movable bunk-type bed with a combination desk/headboard.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 16

Reproduction of a slant top desk, circa 1690-1700. Features turned legs and half-lapped stretchers.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1966 (v.22#4) pg. 6

Schoolmaster's desk and swivel chair.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1968 (v.24#5) pg. 16

Built-in desk unit features storage drawers and perforated hardboard over desk for display.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1968 (v.24#6) pg. 32

Mahogany-veneered chest of drawers with drop-front desk top. In the style of George Hepplewhite, circa 1780. Incorporates tambour doors and secret hiding places with locks.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1969 (v.25#1) pg. 22

Trestle desk is made of low-cost pine shelving and common structural lumber.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1971 (v.27#4) pg. 20

Three-way stand can be a night stand or occasional table when used singularly. Two units can be stacked to make a chest of drawers. Two units, topped with a piece of plywood, form a desk. Each unit has two drawers and an open compartment.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1972 (v.28#1) pg. 44

Campaign desk is built from plywood and plastic laminate with brass corners and pulls. Each side pedestal has three drawers and there is a center drawer.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1974 (v.30#2) pg. 32

Hepplewhite desk has a section of pigeon holes flanked by cabinets and a drawer in the top. Base has one drawer beneath the expandable writing surface.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1976 (v.32#1) pg. 49

How to make a desk with shelves on each end. Shelf pedestals on each end of the desk are made by stacking lightweight concrete blocks between pieces of plywood. A hollow-core flush door is the desk top.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1977 (v.33#5) pg. 58

Contemporary desk is made from a single sheet of plywood. One side of the desk base is designed to accommodate a 15" two drawer file cabinet.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 86

Traditional-style desk has turned legs, pull-out writing wing, 6 drawers, dust shields, dovetail joints, etc. Overall dimensions: Top measures 23"x50" and height measures 30".
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 38

Compact drop-leaf desk features 5 storage drawers, a storage compartment, and 7 pigeon holes. Overall dimensions (closed): 26" wide, 42" tall and 14" deep. Drop-front writing surface is 25"x16". Built of pine.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 75

Beautiful desk features spiral turnings. The top of the desk measures 23"x62". The frame consists of 8 spiral legs, 7 spiral stretchers, an apron, and three drawers.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 8

Drop-lid desk hides clutter. Features 6 large storage drawers in the base plus 4 small storage drawers and several pigeon holes behind the drop-lid. Dimensions: 36" wide, 48" tall and 18" deep. Drop-lid is supported by chains.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 44

Face-to-face desk for two people. Knee-hole desk with a 40"x42" top and a single pedestal with 3 drawers on each side, allows two people to use the same desk.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1982 (v.38#1) pg. 62

Six-foot trestle desk has "country pine" finish and four drawers in the front apron. Dimensions: 72" long, 20" wide, 31" tall.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 20

Combination desk and sewing machine cabinet. Features 7 storage drawers (including a file drawer). Dimensions: 30" tall, 24" wide, 63" long.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 4

French provincial furniture. Part 4. Desk and nightstand.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1982 (v.38#5) pg. 99

Colonial hutch-style desk. Base unit is a 4-leg table with 20"x32" top. Hutch top features 6 small drawers and a cabinet concealed by 2 frame-and-panel doors. Hutch dimensions: 40" tall, 12" deep, 28" wide.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1982 (v.38#5) pg. 104

One sheet plywood desk built in six hours. Uses the "slot together" technique to attach the three storage shelves which rise above the desk's surface. Desk top measures 31"x40".
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1984 (v.40#3) pg. 56

Compact writing desk has modern styling. Features a fold down extension at the front as well as several compartments and one large drawer.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1984 (v.40#4) pg. 62

Office desk in a "period style" is equipped with cabriole legs and a swing-up shelf for a typewriter. The desk is built from waferboard and covered with self adhering veneer. The top measures 34"x54".
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 48

Unusual antique washstand is redesigned for use as a desk.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 2
Correction WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 29

Classic English-styled desk with book case top (circa 1850). Features leaded-glass doors on the book case. The desk features a slant-front (drop front) and three large storage drawers. Overall dimensions: 75" tall, 16" deep, 28" wide.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 10

Veneered writing desk features a hinged (folding) top, pigeonhole storage, sliding writing panel, and tapered legs. Overall dimensions: 36"x20"x33" tall.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1987 (v.43#1) pg. 10

Take advantage of the space beneath a sloped attic ceiling with a built-in desk-and-cabinet unit you can construct in module form.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1992 (v.48#4) pg. 30