Making Roll Top Desk

Dec 1st

The rolling part of a roll top desk called drum, a section of an old desktop thin planks that are flat on one side and the other often rounded to give a textured appearance.

Roll Top Desk Ideas
Roll Top Desk Ideas

Instructions of roll top desk

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  1. Measure the width of the area of the slide and the distance from the top rolling to the writing surface.
  2. Divide the measured length of the area of ​​the sliding cover by 3/4 inch (1.90 cm) to set the number of strips you need roll top desk.
  3. Sanding plates 3/4 inch (1.90 cm) from both sides with a stationary sander.
  4. Plaques pushed through both sides of an assembly. The two sides should be perfectly parallel.
  5. Round the sides of the boards with a router and a drill rounding 3/8 inch (0.95 cm).
  6. Cut a strip of denim two inches (5.08 cm) more narrow and one inch (2.54 cm) longer than the strips with scissors denim.
  7. Glue applied to the flat drum back of a bar. Place it through the bottom of the fabric one inch (2.54 cm) above the bottom.
  8. Spend a rubber roller on top of the slats with a movement from left to right. This eliminates any air bubbles in the adhesive and ensures better adhesion.
  9. Paste the wooden handle in the center of the bottom strip of denim 1 inch (2.54 cm).