Simple Shaker Writing Desk with two drawers and slim tapered legs from Maine's Chilton Furniture Co.
Shaker writing desk in cherry with oak chair and open book against blank wall

Shaker Writing Desk

Regular price $ 1,385.00 Sale price $ 1,246.50

This writing desk is sturdy yet graceful with its Shaker-inspired lines and square tapered legs. Features two dovetailed drawers. Designed and built in Maine. Shown in cherry.

Our products are displayed among three showrooms. Please inquire with a showroom to determine where to view your desired piece in person.

Overall Dimensions
52"W x 22"D x 30"H

Drawer Dimensions
15"W x 17"D x 2.5"H

Clearance from floor to bottom of apron: 25"H

Dovetailed hardwood drawer boxes with wood-on-wood drawer glides. 3/4" undercut beveled tops. 1 1/4"L x 1"W mushroom style knobs. Legs are 1 1/4" thick at top and taper to 1" at the bottom, fastened to table with wooden corner block receiving lag bolts.

Solid wood frame, top, legs, and drawers fronts and sides. Drawer bottom is solid hardwood veneers over premium furniture-grade plywood.
Lacquer finish. 

Please note, new wood may vary in color from the wood shown in the accompanying photo(s). Read about how wood ages and the color changes here.

Built to Order

Current build times are approximately 8-10 weeks.

Wood Species


Natural cherry wood sample


Natural maple wood sample


Natural walnut wood sample


Natural ash wood sample

White Oak

Natural white oak wood sample

Quarter-Sawn White Oak

Natural quarter-sawn white oak wood sample

For more details and example furniture, visit our Wood Species page.

To order physical wood samples, please contact our showrooms in Freeport, Portland and Scarborough. 

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