Veneer on all exposed surfaces is American Black Walnut, Cherry, Oak or Maple. Outside surface veneers are book matched to provide proper grain consistency and uniform grain appearance. Drawer fronts are vertical grain cherry, maple, oak or walnut veneers and matched in selected sets to ensure proper veneer balance and uniform grain appearance.
Wood Veneer Tops
1 3/16” thick tops utilizing 3-ply construction with solid cherry, maple, oak or walnut wood band edging, shaped with six edge details. Top cores are high density particle board. Cherry, maple, oak or walnut veneer tops are standard. High pressure laminate tops are optional, with many standard finishes having matching laminate tops available (call customer service for options).
Drawer sides and backs are solid plywood, 7/16” thick. Drawer fronts are 3-ply hardwood construction, ¾” 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. All desk drawers are grooved for drawer partitions. Drawer bottoms are 7/32” 3-ply hardwood dado construction.
Doors are 3/4” thick, 3-ply construction with vertical grain cherry, maple, oak or walnut veneers and matched in selected sets to ensure proper veneer balance and uniform grain appearance. European style hidden hinges are used on all doors.
Drawer Suspensions – File, box, pencil and center drawers utilize steel “A” grade heavy duty metal slides for smooth operation. All pedestal drawers have 100 % full extension slides. All suspension systems feature positive and cushioned in/out stops. All box, center, and tray drawers are removable without tools and the suspensions are designed to prevent accidental removal.
Locks – All desks and credenzas utilize pedestal locking. Lateral files are keyed as standard and feature central locking with anti-tip drawer interlock systems. Individual pieces are shipped random keyed. Units may be keyed alike upon special request. A minimum of fifty key changes (numbers) are available. Core lock changes are available (contact customer service).
Drawer Pulls – Four drawer pull options are available in either black or nickel finish and one drawer pull option is available in brass (see
attached for details).
Hinges – European style hidden hinges on all hinged doors.
Construction technique is mortise and tenon, groove and tenon, heavily glue blocked with hardwood cleats for maximum strength.
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 request.