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Writing Desk

comments (0) October 24th, 2012 in Reader's Gallery

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Woodworker: Timothy Wood

This contemporary version of Thomas Jefferson’s writing desk (Fine Woodworking #144) took Wood 250 hours to build. The lap desk is made of European sycamore and guatambu. The piece features a leather writing surface, and the finish is shellac.

Photo: Timothy Wood

Design or Plan used: Not specified

posted in: Reader's Gallery, period interpretation, shellac, leather, sycamore, Custom Design, Guatambu

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