Oak/Elm Writing Slope
Made from Elm and Oak, sourced from local managed wood.
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I have always wanted to make this. Last year I started writing a journal and thought it would be nice to use a writing slope. I had some quite thin planks in the workshop and couldn't find anything to make with them as thy were very warped. This seemed an excellent idea for them.
Depth: 450mm (18 inches)
Width: 500mm (20 inches)
Height: 180mm (7 inches)
Scottish Elm and Oak
The sides are constructed of Elm, dovetailed. The top and bottom are Oak boards. There is also a slope hinged inside the square box along with a small drawer for pens and envelopes.
This piece has been coated with numerous layers of clear wax, it is just beautiful.
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