Queen Anne style writing Desk


Hi guys here is the desk I just finish for my wife, it measure 52" long x 24" deep x 30 1/2" high, the main woods are cherry and maple, the inlay is wenge and the marquetry are bubinga, mahogany and poplar, I finished with two coats of Danish oil, four coats of minwax polyurethane and wax. Next project is a bed for my son.
All comments are welcome


Beautiful work Boris! Classy, elegant marquetry and inlay.

Rob, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

You are really talented.

It is beautiful indeed. The marquetry is excellent.

Could you give more details about the marquetry? Like the veneer thickness, the cutting process and the embedding technique.

Abbas, Castro Valley, CA


The desk is gorgeous! If I made it (not a chance since I don’t have your talent), I wouldn’t let anyone use it without putting a glass over that beautiful work.


“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin

Great job Boris! Like the color combination, the marquetry and inlay!

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Losing fingers since 1969

Beautiful desk, I really like your marquetry work. I look forward to seeing your son’s bed.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

Thank you guys for your comments.
The veneers was 3/64 thick, I cut it on my scroll saw, then glued it in to a 1/8 thick pice of maple, rout out the the pocket and then glued the marquetry on it and finished with the wenge around it.

Thanks Boris.

Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

Excellent work on this beautiful desk and the marquetry too Boris.

Mike, an American living in Norway

That is awesome, very well done…too nice to write at!!


a wonderful build great looking desk with super details.

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