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|Custom, handcrafted Writing Slopes, built to your specifications. See one of our Newest Creations ...|
A Writing Slope is a folded portable box that opens out to form a slanted (sloped) writing surface. The surface is commonly covered with 'leather' or a 'felt' material.
|A Writing Slope makes a great gift for anyone who loves handwriting letters with pen and ink. The interior panels lift up for storage of paper, pads, notebooks. Small interior drawers store ink, pens, nibs, coins, etc.|
The writing slope design dates back 100's of years, and we now allow you to design your own writing slope using our Free Quote Form.
The Writing Slope is a great concept. The response has been great and we have been asked to build more and more of these writing desks.
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|Using our online form, you can specify the unique details that work best for your Writing Slope. Options include: woods used, drawer layout, hardware, leather, corner joints etc. |
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|Pricing depends on the unique specs you send us for your writing slope. Read more ... We hand-rub our writing slopes with Tung Oil and add leather to the writing panels, aka flaps. For the DIY woodworker, you can order an 'unfinished slope' and apply your own finish and panel covering.|
|Please Note: Shipping to USA and Canada addresses only. We do not ship internationally.|
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Trivia: Did you know?The 'writing slope' dates back to the 1700's, often referred to an an antique lap desk. Back then most were constructed on Walnut or Mahogany wood. Each was designed to hold inkwells, pens, sealing wax, and other writing instruments. Many had concealed (hidden) storage compartments.
Thomas Jefferson used a writing desk while drafting the Declaration of Independence! His lap desk is now being stored at the Smithsonian Institute. It is treasured as a true historical relic.
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