|How to make an Officer's Field Desk|
Description of how to make a field desk is under construction by Ray Bisio.
The last 4 pictures are photos of a reproduction field desk owned by Bob Sullivan (go to http://www.sullivanpress.com and looking under "online museum"). His desk was made based on specifications of an original in private collection, which is remarkably like the desk in the Francis Lord book (see photo below). The original was made from cherry wood, with brass handles, compartments labeled for various papers, it was 18 inches tall, 20 inches wide and 10.25 inches deep. On the back of the desk it has "CAPT. J.H. MURRAY Co. "M" 62 Reg Pa".
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