New Yankee Workshop

Planter's Desk

Season 21, Episode 1 of 26

Norm begins his search for low-country furniture projects in Savannah's famed Monterey Square at the home of antique map and print dealers, Virginia and John Duncan. On their veranda, Norm discovers a quintessential piece of the Old South, a planter's desk. Once used by cotton and tobacco farmers for bookkeeping, the desk can function quite well today as a compact, home office. Featuring nicely tapered legs, a hinged desktop, and plenty of shelves, it also has enough room to accommodate a small computer. Back East in the New Yankee Workshop, Norm builds this piece out of recycled pine and finishes it with a new pastel stain to give it a "pickled" look.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
5/16/2009
11 a.m.
11/13/2010
11 a.m.
11/14/2010
11:30 a.m.
7/23/2011
11 a.m.
7/24/2011
11:30 a.m.
11/26/2011
3 p.m.
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