- Build a Desk in a Drawer
The top drawer of this bureau is what's known as a "butler's desk," a Shaker design where a writing surface and cubbyholes are discreetly hidden behind what looks ...
- Build a Curved-Front Desk
This desk is awash in curves: the inward curve of the front, the stepped heights of the drawer fronts, the shape of the legs, and the edge of the topÑeven the drawers ...
- Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part I
In this three-part series, learn how to build a beautiful Shaker lap desk tailor-made for today's laptop computers.
- Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part II
Learn how to construct a delicate inkwell drawer in part II of the modern Shaker Lap Desk.
- Build a Shaker Lap Desk - Part III
In the final installment of the Shaker Lap Desk series, learn how to build delicate breadboard ends.
- Call For Entries: Student Work
Fine Woodworking Readers Gallery to highlight woodworkers in high school or post-secondary programs
- Exhibition in Ebony
Richard Williams designed this Macassar-ebony writing desk to highlight his shop's virtuoso craftsmanship for a prominent London gallery showing. Williams calls ...
- Video: Details of a Solid Ivory Desk
This elaborate drop-front desk made in China illustrates an early example of the ball-and-claw foot
- Video: Lonnie Bird's 18th-Century Pennsylvania Secretary
A quick tour of an exquisite, yet functional, desk
- Video: Secrets of the Desk Gallery
This replica of an 18th-century Pennsylvania secretary features hidden compartments for storing valuables
- Video: Tambour Secretary Desk
- A Short History of Desks
- Curved Stretcher Adds Grace and Legroom
Furniture maker Mark Edmundson explains how to make a bent-laminated curved stretcher that can lend graceful lines as well as ample legroom to a table or desk. ...
- Video: Slant-Top Desk
Take a tour with the artist of this classic cherry desk
- Build a Computer Desk
Maybe it's time to give the computer a real place in your home, on a piece of furniture that works well, is built to last, and is a pleasure to live with. A blueprint ...