Tables & Desks


These tables were originally from a Sheffield tool factory and were used to raise component boxes up to a height where a machine operator could easily reach for the contents. Made by the factory in house joiner. Price is per table.

  • top table 35cm x 31cm x 53cm high
  • bottom left table 62cm x 36.5cm x 43cm high
  • bottom right table 45.5cm x 27.5cm x 51cm high


A single drawer hall or serving table in mixed timbers with top lidded storage compartment, possibly a later addition.Bobbin turned legs and original handles to the drawer.

  • 103.5cm wide
  • 49.5cm deep
  • box depth 29cm
  • 85.5cm table height
  • 97cm to top of box


An unusual desk, exceptionally well built with a brass trim around the top and cast brass feet.The desk has a single drawer and equal height panels to the two sides and back.The dark green rubberised top is original with great patina, this has been cleaned and polished.

  • 122.5cm wide
  • 76.5cm deep
  • 78.5cm high
  • internal height to front 62.5cm


We currently have five of these large folding tables, sourced in Denmark. grey painted tubular legs with pine top. The top has been finished in a low sheen water based lacquer. The tables are suitable for external as long as they aren't left outside for prolonged periods. Price is per table

  • 252cm long
  • 84cm wide
  • 76cm high


An unusual high table, originally a press from a Belgian printworks, hardwood with pine legs, iron screw mechanism. The table came into stock with a 10mm glass top as shown. This does have a few light scratches and a chip along one side. We can replace the glass at cost if required.

  • 58cm wide
  • 45cm deep
  • 100.5cm high


We have made this table from the wheel of a malt trolley. These were used in whiskey making and looked a bit like Roman chariots! The top is a lovely weathered pine, sealed with a low sheen lacquer. The hub is cast iron and there is a flat steel banding around the edge of the top and a vulcanised rubber edging.The table frame has been handmade in mild steel and the base is made from salvaged oak.

  • top 115cm dia.
  • 75cm high
  • base 80cm x 80cm


A superb cast iron based workbench, makers name in raised lettering on one of the uprights:"W.P & J Barnes Co. Rockford Ill. U.S.A."Thick weathered pine top with angle steel end pieces

  • 149cm wide
  • 55cm deep
  • 92cm high


A Holbro drawing board with counterweighted parallel sliding rule in good working order. The pitch of the bboard can be adjusted and the steel stand can fold for storage.

  • base 113cm w x 82cm d
  • board 110cm w x 84cm d


An unusual three tier table produced in the Mid Century period but with a design more associated with Art Deco. In good original condition.

  • 61cm dia
  • 56cm high
  • middle tier 39cm high


A two drawer single pedestal desk dated 1972. The top is plywood with an off white laminate top trimmed with solid oak. Each drawer locks independently,

  • 120cm wide
  • 70cm deep
  • 70cm high

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