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Civil War Replica Field Desks


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Field Desk 1


cherry field desk
Cherry Stain

Early American field desk
Early American Stain


cherry field desk vertical slats
Please indicate your preference for horizontal or vertical slats

New For 2016!

3-Compartments large enough for the 16" Company Book

cherry field desk


Features: The design of this field desk is based on one pictured in Francis A. Lord's book "Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia" - Volume III, Page 21.

The desk is made of 1" white pine, lightly stained and treated with 2 coats of Linseed Oil. There are 2 drawers for stamps, coins, or pen nibs.

The drawer fronts are made of solid cherry for the Cherry stained and Early American stained versions while the Walnut stained version has solid walnut fronts. Drawer pulls are made from solid hardwood.

All hardware is steel and treated to look like authentic Civil War Period. All screws are slotted and there are a total of 14 different compartments.

The front drops down to be used as a writing surface, which is made from pine and cherry. The narrower cherry strips can be vertical or horizontal. Please state if you have a preference.


Size: The desk, when closed measures approximately 22" high, 21" wide and 13" deep.


Other Information: Built with cut nails. finish nails and exterior carpenter's glue, this desk is sturdy, functional and easy to carry.

Please Note: Other interior configurations are available.
Please see the "customer special orders" section for more ideas!

hasp and staple
Standard Hasp and Staple.

desk handles
Modern half mortise key lock - open .... $30 (includes 2 keys)


desk handles
Modern half mortise key lock - closed .... $30 (includes 2 keys)


period half mortise
Period half mortise key lock - open .... $35 (includes 2 keys)


desk handles
Period half mortise key lock - closed .... $35 (includes 2 keys)


field desk drawers
Standard cherry drawer fronts cut from a single board with cherry handles.

desk handles
Standard handles


bottom stencil
Bottom stencil


Available Stains


stains



Field Desk 1 - $320.00

Ordering Instructions:Email us with your postal zip code so we can figure the shipping. Shipping weight is approximately 40 lbs. (charlie at charliesboatworks dot com)
Extras:

* Modern Half mortise key lock + $30.00
* Period Half mortise key lock + $35.00
* Custom Stencil, unit or officer name, etc. + $25.00
* Coffee rings and cigar burns option (field detailing) ... no charge

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Po' Boy Field Desk - Field Desk 3


po boy


The “Poor Boy” Hardtack box field desk.

Made from a Army hard bread box, this field desk is not based on a specific original desk but rather a possible use for one of the many thousands of hardtack boxes issued during the war.

The outside dimensions are 24.5 inches long, 14.75 wide and 10.75 deep when laying down and the insides are rough. The inside compartments are made of half inch pine and all visible nails are cut nails. The 2 drawers have small leather pulls and are also nailed together.

The desk has a total of 11 compartments including 2 drawers and has no finish on it. The lid folds down and is attached by 2 iron hinges (imported-sneaked by the blockade just for you Johnies).




Vertical Version


vertical po boy


Horizontal Version
horizontal po boyhorizontal po boy



Field Desk-Po' Boy - Field Desk 3 - $245.00


Please let us know if you would like a horizontal or vertical box.


See Our Special Orders page for other field desks that we have made.