This desk has it all — a clean, elegant look and some great woodworking all wrapped into a compact and practical package.
Some desk projects can be a bit overwhelming — too large to use and too challenging to build. But this desk is designed to be different. It's easily "do-able," both in terms of size and construction. First, as you can see, the feel of this desk is very inviting. Its small size and elegant look allow it to fit in anywhere in your home. And from a woodworker's standpoint, it's also a winner. The neat thing is that it all goes together in small pieces — somewhat modular. The case is actually three small cases that are built separately and then fastened together. The legs then simply bolt to the case assembly in "knockdown" fashion. Add the eye-catching frame and panel top and the five drawers, and you're done. You'll find that it's all very manageable and easy to work on.
SELECT YOUR PLAN PACKAGE
- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 13 pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 90 full-color photos, illustrations, and exploded views
- Two-page technique article on making table legs
- Cutting diagrams. Materials list
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
We don't have any links to project supplies and hardware for this particular project yet, but here are some other products that might be of interest to you. (We may receive commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations.)
Similar Woodsmith Plans
If you're looking for a high-end project that will expand your skills, this is the one for you. It's guaranteed to be a treasured heirloom.
Elegant Curio Cabinet
Keep the dust off of your collectibles and show them off in style with this attractive, wall-mounted cabinet.
The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.