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Drafting Desk

SKU#  450580
Was $279.99 Now $209.99
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Why We Love It

Whether you're an artist or simply appreciate good design, our adjustable Drafting Desk does the job most admirably. In a rich, compelling shade, it's composed of lenga wood and architecturally detailed with a metal flourish. The summation of simple modern design, it's a timeless composition at an inconceivably affordable price.

Details & Dimensions

  • Crafted of lenga wood and metal
  • Assembly Instructions (Download)
  • Made in Vietnam
  • Assembly required
48"W x 32.1"D x 35"H

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Drafting Desk
 
4.7

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love This Desk !

I lost my work area when my son moved back home. I decided to set one up in the dining area and wanted it to be functional as well as nice looking. This desk...Read complete review

I lost my work area when my son moved back home. I decided to set one up in the dining area and wanted it to be functional as well as nice looking. This desk fit the bill. It is beautiful !

Was able to put it together by myself and I'm 65 years old. The wood is nicely rustic and the metal parts a wonderful gun metal color. I attached a tin tray to the side to hold my paints and brushes. I also purchased the Metal Clamp Task Lamp and rolling Jayden Metal 3 Shelf Units for additional storage. Both from WM.

All and all, I am more than pleased with my new work area. THANK YOU WORLD MARKET.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Unstable and rocky :(

I love how the table looks, but unfortunately the whole top of the table rocks when any pressure is applied. This makes makes it problematic to do anything with the table that requires it...Read complete review

I love how the table looks, but unfortunately the whole top of the table rocks when any pressure is applied. This makes makes it problematic to do anything with the table that requires it to stay still. (i.e. drafting, drawing, painting, or setting a cup or drink on the table when it's laid flat.)

The metal bars that are meant to hold the table in place appear to be too short, or uneven in length. I've attempted to stuff some cardboard into vacant spaces to reduce the rocking, but this has only helped minimally. :(

I've had the table a few years now, and it came this way. Maybe I got a dud? If you buy this product and notice this problem, I highly suggest getting it replaced. I wish I had.

Reviewed by 32 customers

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5.0

Very Stable No Rocking

By 

from Hampton Virginia

Comments about Drafting Desk:

very stable and doesn't rock. Was very nervous when I read the review and saw the display model at world market rocking back and forth. But I put together and made sure the pegs went all the way through. Once pegs were flush with the leg and not just in the hole it didn't work any more. In fact it doesn't even move now.

  • Frequency of use:
  • Once a week
  • Purchase frequency:
  • Regularly
  • Length of ownership:
  • 1 week
  • I own this product:
  • Yes
  • Purchased From:
  • In Store
  • What I Love:
  • Authentic, Color, Design, Easy to Use, Great Value, Quality, Unique
  • Age:
  • 35 to 44
  • Gender:
  • Male
  • Value:
  •  
  • Meets Expectations:
  •  
 
3.0

Unstable and rocky :(

By 

from Pensacola

Comments about Drafting Desk:

I love how the table looks, but unfortunately the whole top of the table rocks when any pressure is applied. This makes makes it problematic to do anything with the table that requires it to stay still. (i.e. drafting, drawing, painting, or setting a cup or drink on the table when it's laid flat.)

The metal bars that are meant to hold the table in place appear to be too short, or uneven in length. I've attempted to stuff some cardboard into vacant spaces to reduce the rocking, but this has only helped minimally. :(

I've had the table a few years now, and it came this way. Maybe I got a dud? If you buy this product and notice this problem, I highly suggest getting it replaced. I wish I had.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
  • Dwelling:
  • House
  • Frequency of use:
  • Once a week
  • Purchase frequency:
  • Once
  • Length of ownership:
  • 2 Years
  • I own this product:
  • Yes
  • Purchased From:
  • Online
  • What I Love:
  • Color, Design
  • Age:
  • 25 to 34
  • Gender:
  • Female
  • Value:
  •  
  • Meets Expectations:
  •  

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Fits Perfect In my New Home!

By 

from Milwaukee, WI

Pros

  • Durable
  • Stylish
  • Well made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decor
    • Drafting/Art
    • Work Desk

    Comments about Drafting Desk:

    I was in search for a desk to fit on an angled spot in my house, this was perfect! I just purchased this yesterday and I'm SO in love. Assembly was unbelievably easy, took less than an hour alone. I'm in search for a chair that will be high enough for it to use when the table is flat (not just the bar stool they show in the pictures) to use for school work and such. I bought this on sale, plus I had my explorer rewards on top. Adjusting the angle is incredibly easy too because all you have to do is adjust the knobs underneath and you're set! Great value for what you get!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
    • Dwelling:
    • Condo
    • Frequency of use:
    • Once a week
    • Purchase frequency:
    • Regularly
    • Length of ownership:
    • 1 week
    • I own this product:
    • Yes
    • Purchased From:
    • In Store
    • What I Love:
    • Design, Easy to Use, Great Value, Quality, Unique
    • Age:
    • 18 to 24
    • Gender:
    • Female
    • Value:
    •  
    • Meets Expectations:
    •  

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Beautiful desk

    By 

    from Undisclosed

    Verified Buyer
    Site Member

    Comments about Drafting Desk:

    I had been looking a long time for a desk like this, but nothing else looked as distinctive as this drafting desk. Now that we ordered it, it is just as beautiful as the pictures, but it's incredibly short.
    I understand that a lot of people may lay it flat for crafting projects, but my husband uses it for drawing and artwork. He put three inch blocks under each leg and it's still not high enough.
    We realize that the height measurements given are for when the table is laying flat, but when it's angled as it is in the picture, it's quite a different story.
    Just a warning to those who might use this desk as an actual drafting desk, and a request perhaps to show the correct measurements in the description.

    • Dwelling:
    • House
    • I own this product:
    • Yes
    • Purchased From:
    • Online
    • What I Love:
    • Quality, Authentic, Unique, Great Value, Easy To Use
    • Age:
    • 45 to 54
    • Gender:
    • Female
    • Value:
    •  
    • Meets Expectations:
    •  

    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Finally got my hands on this Unicorn!

    By 

    from Ft Worth, TX, USA

    Site Member

    Comments about Drafting Desk:

    I have been waiting forever to get my hands on one of these. Never in stock either on line or at my local store. I stopped at my local World Market and figured I ask. To my surprise it was in stock! Snatched this bad boy on the spot. It's everything I had expected it to be. I can relate to the frustration of having to chase this forever. Knowing that it is in such high demand they should be ordering these in large quantities. Anyway, it was worth the wait. Perfect for my studio.

    • Dwelling:
    • House
    • Frequency of use:
    • Once a week
    • Purchase frequency:
    • Once
    • Length of ownership:
    • 1 week
    • I own this product:
    • Yes
    • Purchased From:
    • In Store
    • Age:
    • 35 to 44
    • Gender:
    • Female
    • Value:
    •  
    • Meets Expectations:
    •  

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