President Writing Desk

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    This tasteful writing desk improves the look of any area in the home or office. This large desk features a Halifax brown finish to match with any existing color scheme. The desk includes a left file drawer, center and right storage drawers.

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    ITEM#: 80001392

    • President writing desk is sure to enrich your home office decor
    • Furniture showcases a Halifax brown finish
    • Desk also features a standard size left side file drawer
    • Storage drawers on the right side and center offer additional storage
    • Unique square cup handles add to the design
    • Classic style is suitable for a wide range of decor
    Assembly required. This product ships in two boxes.

    Specs

    Features
    Material Rubberwood
    Finish Brown Finish
    Desk Type Student Desks Writing Desks
    Assembly Assembly Required
    Color Brown
    Furniture Frame Material Wood
    Tags Beautiful Elegant Quality Sturdy Value
    Dimensions 65 in. W x 29 in. D x 30 in. H
    Materials Rubberwood

    Customer Reviews


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    • Perfect Office Desk

      I approached the purchase of this desk with the obvious skepticism - buying it online etc. I had eyed a similar looking desk at Crate and Barrel that was double the price of this desk for a while hoping that they would drop the price. Months went by and I decided to look online - I spent hours on Overstock reading all reviews. I finally bit the bullet and bought this desk. Honestly, the quality of the desk is comparable to that at the Crate and Barrel store at half the price. It took my wife and me 4 leisurely hours to put this together. I'm so glad I made this purchase!!! I would absolutely recommend this desk. All my friends and family have had great things to say about the desk.

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    • Love this desk

      Excellent construction and value. Especially for the price!

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    • Writing Desk

      The desk is gorgeous! I love that the back is finished so you can have it facing out in the room. It did take a little time to put together but it was worth it for the price.

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    • Beautiful, Great Value!

      I have been looking for a desk FOREVER! I have been to local furniture stores and the prices were not reasonable (over $1,000 for a desk). I did not want low grade laminate, but also did not want to pay $1,000. This desk is perfect! It is very heavy and sturdy and looks beautiful. It is made of real wood in all of the places that it counts. Some reviews talked about how long it took to put together. I did it myself and thought it went fine, although there were some heavy pieces that I needed to play with and it did take some time and putting the top (flat writing surface) on the toughest to ensure all of the hardward matched up to the holes properly. My husband just watched in amazement, and in the event I needed an extra hand which was not often. I would recommend it!

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    • Excellent piece of furniture!

      Husband moved his office home, and wanted him to have a nice desk that would accommodate the type of work he does. This desk met all the criteria. He's been very happy with it.

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    • Labor intensive but worth it!

      I carefully considered the reviews before purchasing this desk. Reviews like... will need power tools, hire a handyman, two adults, takes five hours etc. had me concerned, but nonetheless I wanted this desk so I ventured forth. I single handedly put this beast together myself in about three and a half hours and I am petite woman. I did have to open the boxes in the garage and carry the large pieces in one by one. I meticulously placed camlock screws for the better part of an hour and a half, but that was truly the hardest work of it. I used a rubber lined gardening glove to ease the torture on my hand from the screw driver handle and it also allowed me to grip more effectively. I did have to use a power tool for a few spots that were not predrilled purposely. Though the directions don't say a drill is required, I don't know how you'd do it otherwise unless you possessed a magically powered wood drilling hand of steel. So, overall awesome looking desk, no problem with drawer alignment as other reviewers stated, but quite beastly to assemble. I tamed it, so can you.

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    • ordeal

      It is a good deal, a solid, beautiful, reasonably priced desk. But it gave me a hard time The two delivery packages are so heavy as to cause problems to a simple city dweller like me. One of them was over 80 pounds. I had to help the UPS to unload and put it in my garage. Then, as most other reviewers say, the assembly was difficult and laborious. I am old and without the assistance of a capable relative I would not have succeeded. A final item is that the desk plate arrived with a longitudinal splint, end to end. I have no doubts that Overstock would have taken it back and replaced but the perspective of packaging it and starting over again was too much to contemplate. We found another alternative. I enjoy my beautiful desk now but frankly I am not sure that it should be offered by an organization with the profile of Overstock without special warnings.

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    • Very Pleased!

      This is a handsome desk, dark brown wood. If you want to have it in the middle of the room, instead of against a wall, it looks just fine since the back is finished. It has a large top space which is great because I fit my printer, laptop, a catch-all basket and a little more on the top. I put the whole thing together myself, my fiancee helped me to put the top on because it was so heavy but otherwise, as long as you have a hammer and small power drill or screwdriver you'll be all set (though I do recommend the power drill as it helps speed things up). I only had one problem with the left side drawer - they pre-drilled the holes for the gliding bracket too close to the front so the drawer doesn't close flush against the desk. I could probably go back and redrill the holes to move the gliding bracket back but it doesn't cause a problem so it's fine. No damage when it was delivered and it arrived in a timely fashion! I'm very happy! Also, the front pull out drawer is great for pencils and small odds and ends. Would definitely recommend if you need a lot of workspace!

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    • A Few Issues

      I am experienced at assembling furniture. The directions were fair, takes about 5 hours to assemble. We love the look and the materials are quite good. However, some of the holes predrilled for assembly parts were "off" and I had to adjust the location of the holes for proper function (center drawer hit top of desk when closing, etc.) Not all parts fit perfectly and the drawers don't align exactly. We bought for the style and got it, but these need some work.

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    • Solid and Beautiful.

      This is one amazing quality and handsome looking desk. Definitely takes three hours to assemble WITH an electric power drill. Do yourself a favor and buy a power drill if you don't have one. Otherwise be prepared to spend 5 to 6 hours assembling this. There are about 100 screws :) The top panel along is about 70 lbs. Assembly instructions are very good. When you assemble the draw slides, make sure you follow the instruction graphics to put the screws in the appropriate holes, you can easily mess this up and lead to more work later or uneven drawers. For me the toughest part was that when putting the top panel on, two wooden dowels wouldn't fit in nicely so I had to remove them, which is totally fine. The desk is still as sturdy as it needs to be. This desk is easily over twice of its price sold at overstock elsewhere. Very deep and large. Take a tape out and get a sense of how big it is by reading the dimensions on the product details page.

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    Questions & Answers

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    • Does the middle drawer operate as a keyboard tray? And, is the back of this piece finished?

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      • Hello Mvea, yes, the middle drawer can operate as a keyboard tray. The back is finished. Thanks for shopping with us!

    • I just purchased this desk and it's great. However, I am having a problem with one of the drawers not fitting correctly. Who do I contact for this issue?

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      • Hello fvmasry, you will be contacted by Customer Care. Have a great day.

    • Why did you choose this product?

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      • Needed a desk for my home office. Thanks

      • Like the simplicity and functionality of the design (file drawer) as well as the dimensions...fits my needs perfectly.

      • I chose this item because it is very modern looking with storage. It can stand in the middle of a room, not just up against the wall.

      • I needed a Large desk for my office that can accomodate my 27 inch iMac with plenty of space left for writing. Storage space and real wood was also a must have requirement.

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    • This desk is listed as Halifax brown in color. Is it the same finish as the Aristo Halifax brown 2 door tall cabinet, ITEM# 80001082?

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      • Hello Autumn1, the halifax color shown in both items are similar and will make a great set. Thank you for shopping with us!

    • what are the dimensions of this desk, please?

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      • nevermind its listed in another question below

    • can the middle drawer be removed?

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      • Hello mercyfalling, I am sorry but this unit only comes with the middle drawer installed. Depending on your needs this item #: 80001296 might interest you. Thank you for shopping with us.

      • Yes, you can remove the middle drawer or just don't install it.

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    • How much do each of the boxes weigh?

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      • Hello mb0ber, This ships in two boxes which weigh (1) 83 pounds / (2) 70 pounds. Thank you for shopping Overstock.com; let us know if you have any additional questions.

    • Is there a matching credenza

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    • What is the height from the bottom of the middle drawer to the floor? Also, how wide is the middlw drawer?

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      • The height from the bottom of the middle drawer to the floor is 25.04 inches. The width of the middle drawer is 28.03 inches. The height from the bottom of the side drawers to the floor is 16.30 inches.

    • what are the dimensions?

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    • Is the file drawer for letter size files and which direction do the files run in the drawer? In other words, do you read the file lable from the front or the side? Thanks.

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      • The file drawer is 17 inches deep x 12.48 inches wide x 9.25 inches high.

    • How much does the desk weigh?

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    • What material is used to make this writing table

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    • what are the dimension/measurements of the two right, the middle, and the left standard drawers?

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      • Unfortunately because this item is out of stock we do not have inventory to check. I apologize for the inconvenience.

    • Is the center drawer made to open for a keyboard or just pencis?

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      • The center drawer offers additional storage and is not recommended for storage of a computer keyboard.

    • Is this desk finished on all sides? Can it be displayed in the middle of the room with a finished look?

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      • Yes, it is finished on all sides.

      • Yes, the back of the item is finished. It can be displayed in that fashion.

      • Part F does not have the little holes pre-drilled. Also, it states in one of the above questions that the middle drawer already comes installed. Mine did not. This is very frustrating.

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