Veneer on all exposed surfaces is American Black Walnut, Cherry, Maple or White Oak. Outside surface veneers are
book matched to provide proper grain consistency and uniform grain appearance.
Wood Veneer Tops
1” thick tops utilizing 3-ply construction utilizing American Black Walnut, Cherry or White Oak. Solid cherry, oak or
walnut lumber rims, shaped with a Traditional style edge detail. Top cores are high density particle board. Rims on
all four sides are precisely mitered on all four corners. High pressure laminate tops are optional.
Drawer sides and backs are wood, 7/16” thick. Drawer fronts are 3-ply hardwood construction, 3/4” thick with
book matched veneers to provide proper grain consistency and uniform grain appearance. All drawers utilize five sided
drawer construction. Drawers are assembled with dovetail construction in all four corners. Drawer bottoms are 7/32”
3-ply hardwood dado construction.
Doors are 3/4 thick 3-ply construction with vertical grain walnut, cherry or oak veneers and matched in selected sets
to ensure proper veneer balance and uniform grain appearance. European style hidden hinges are used on doors where
applicable. Tempered glass conforming to ASTMC 1048 is used in all glass doors.
Bases are solid hardwood mitered at all four corners. Units may be specified with conventional or Georgian scroll bases.
Height adjustable leveling glides are mounted in each corner with a threaded metal insert capped with a nylon glide that is
height adjustable to approx. 1 ½” to ensure proper leveling of the unit to varying floor conditions.
Construction technique is mortise and tenon, groove and tenon, heavily glue blocked with hardwood cleats for maximum
File drawers use an easily adjustable filing rail system which can be positioned to accommodate front to back or side to
side letter or legal filing.
All exposed surfaces are finished with a UV inhibitor catalyzed varnish finish to ensure maximum durability, chemical
resistance, color retention and clarity. All exterior surfaces are finished in the following multi-step sequence: sap stain,
NGR stain, wash coat, wash coat sand, filler spray, filler wipe, sealer spray, sealer sand, varnish spray, varnish sand, varnish
spray. Moisture content for all wooden parts is between 5 - 9% prior to sealing. Drawer interiors and exteriors are UV
prefinished with sealer, sealer sand, and varnished. Custom finish matches are available, contact customer service for