Next he noticed a bewhiskered, youthful-looking man, sitting at a roll-top desk
, who regarded him curiously.
Three main rooms served as Red Cross working and dining space, set up today with roll-top desks
, a vintage telephone, and other Victorian-era furnishings based on old photos and records.
True, few contain roll-top desks
and feather quill pens anymore, but so what?
Think of all the little drawers and cubbyholes on the old roll-top desks
," Tashjian says.
Shutters are thin timber slats set between curved metal guiding rails; sinuous, gentle, they roll back into themselves like roll-top desks
The artists tell him that rather than the traditional trappings and institutional furniture, they'd prefer antique roll-top desks
Concepts taking shape include modular removable seating, hatches that open like roll-top desks
, storage bins low on the chassis, thief-proof bike carriers, and lots of glass--from a removable bubble top to a glass tailgate.
With the tambour router bit set, woodworkers can easily create attractive, wood tambours for roll-top desks
, breadboxes, kitchen storage areas and a number of other projects.