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What is a barrel desk?

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August 09, 2007 1:41AM

a barrel desk has a tambour that is solid, not like a rolltop desk that has a tambour made of slats. the typical barrel desk will have several little cubby holes like a rolltop desk would have.

there are some that are quite small and then others are rather large and have a lot of room in them.

mine has a writing area that actually slides forward and provides significantly more work area than a rolltop desk.