Whispering Woodworks

Cherry Hepplewhite Writing and Computer Desk
This is a three drawer Hepplewhite style desk made from solid cherry.  The overall dimensions of the desk are 30 deep x 60 wide x 29.5 tall. The top, aprons and drawer fronts are figured curly cherry, with the top of the desk being constructed as a grain matched two board top. The hardware is reproduction quality Hepplewhite brass knobs selected by the customer. The center drawer features a pull out keyboard shelf behind a false drawer front. The two side drawers feature hand cut dovetail joinery, solid maple sides and a solid poplar bottoms. The desk aprons feature a decorative beaded detail along the bottom edge. All the joinery was traditional mortise and tenon and dovetail construction.  The desk was finished with a natural hand rubbed varnish waxed and buffed to a satiny sheen.




Features:
Primary construction is solid cherry with poplar and maple secondary woods.
The dimensions are approximately 29.5" high x 60" wide x 30" deep
Wide boards and careful grain matching for full grain patterns.
Center drawer features slide out keyboard tray
Mortise and tenon and handcut dovetail joinery throughout the piece.
Drawers features handcut dovetails at all four corners - with solid wood drawer bottoms
Reproduction quality brass hardware
This desk was finished with a hand rubbed varnish -  then buffed and waxed to a satiny sheen.
Other woods, styles and finishes are available


Detail showing central keyboard drawer for computer



Detail showing two board, grain matched, figured cherry top