Furniture Project The Secretary Desk Has Been A Popular Piece Of Furniture Since The 17Th Century Also Called A Slant Top Or Drop Front Desk This Style Of Desk Offers A Great Combination Of Storage Space And Beauty In A Small Amount Of Floor Space
Furniture project the secretary desk has been a popular piece of furniture since the 17th century also called a slant top or drop front desk this style of desk offers a great combination of storage space and beauty in a small amount of floor space is post about Magazine bookmarked by kyle with ID 11492471867 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 260,708 times.
Mahogany Secretary Desk Part I Illustration by Mike Del Rizzo This is a very simple, functional design that is often ornamented in two ways - veneer work on the drop front and drawers, and an elaborate interior gallery.
This is the first of two articles and will focus on the case, base and large drawers.The second article will detail how to construct the gallery and finish the piece.Solid African mahogany was the primary species with maple as the secondary species.
It's good idea to purchase all the hardware before you begin construction.Start With the Case• Glue up sufficient stock for the panels that make up the gables (A), case top (B) and interior writing surface (C), and mill them to size.
• With the help of a piece of ¾" plywood, cut a 30o angle into the front top edge of the gables.Do this by scr*w*ng a number of stops to the ¾" board to hold each gable in place, and then run an edge of the board against the table saw fence.
Use a toggle clamp to secure the gables to the plywood.• Rip the matching angle on the front edge of the case top.• Using a table saw cut...