Writing desk is post about Furniture bookmarked by patrick with ID 13014376432 was uploaded on 05-02-2019 and has been viewed 92,171 times.
DECLUTTERING I've been meaning to make this project for over ten years.It was about that many years ago when I set a board across two metal file cabinets as a 'temporary' desk solution.As it turned out, it was mostly a junk magnet, attracting stacks of papers.
I like the idea of a writing desk.It evokes images of Lewis Carroll hand writing his books, journals and letters while sitting at a desk with nothing more than a pen and paper.From a practical point, it is actually a good desk solution for any small space, especially since most of us don't require a large desktop PC and monitor anymore.
Plus, its limited storage…just two small drawers…might force me to keep it less cluttered.WOOD SELECTION I wanted my writing desk to be light colored to reflect the light, delicate look of its clean structure.
I also thought it would be interesting to combine to woods not normally used together: inexpensive pine boards and maple plywood.I wan't sure if this would work out, so I left myself open to possibly staining the pine to provide a greater contrast.
But once assembled I loved the two colors together! TAPERING THE LEG Tapering has always been a...