Queen Anne style writing Desk

Editor's Choice - Sep 15, 2014

Hi guys here is the desk I just finish for my wife, it measure 52" long x 24" deep x 30 1/2" high, the main woods are cherry and maple, the inlay is wenge and the marquetry are bubinga, mahogany and poplar, I finished with two coats of Danish oil, four coats of minwax polyurethane and wax. Next project is a bed for my son.
All comments are welcome

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Manitario ...

Beautiful work Boris! Classy, elegant marquetry and inlay.

lanwater ...

You are really talented.

It is beautiful indeed. The marquetry is excellent.

Could you give more details about the marquetry? Like the veneer thickness, the cutting process and the embedding technique.

lightweightladylefty ...


The desk is gorgeous! If I made it (not a chance since I don’t have your talent), I wouldn’t let anyone use it without putting a glass over that beautiful work.


Michal Bulla ...

Great job Boris! Like the color combination, the marquetry and inlay!

Brian ...


tinnman65 ...

Beautiful desk, I really like your marquetry work. I look forward to seeing your son’s bed.

Boris ...

Thank you guys for your comments.
The veneers was 3/64 thick, I cut it on my scroll saw, then glued it in to a 1/8 thick pice of maple, rout out the the pocket and then glued the marquetry on it and finished with the wenge around it.

lanwater ...

Thanks Boris.

Mike40 ...

Excellent work on this beautiful desk and the marquetry too Boris.

Moke ...

That is awesome, very well done…too nice to write at!!

a1jim ...

a wonderful build great looking desk with super details.

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Queen Anne style writing Desk