In fact the material out of which these desks were constructed and the manufacturing process itself are too costly and impractical for todays furniture companies to afford on a mass production. After coming across a pricy restored and refinished steel tanker desk from steel santos he decided to try his luck finding the same desk for less.
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Steel tanker desk weight. The tanker is made of steel withstanding just about any kind. Vintage metal industrial all steel equipment tanker desk mid century modern mcm. View full product details add to cart.
Tough as a tanker. Vintage allsteel executive tanker desk with custom stained concrete top in warm tones. Shown here is a mcdowell craig 60 classic steel tanker desk with a black formica top brushed steel frame and red drawers with airliner legs.
605w 3075d 30h atlanta ga. Steel tanker desks were originally manufactured in the 1940s and 1950s and remained a standard item until the 1970s. Both solid and practical with a commanding appearance.
One of the most iconic and sought after metal desks is the tanker desk a beast of a desk with mid century style. Inspired by the traditional sheet metal american tanker desks that were mass produced from the 1940s until the 1970s and were widely used within the military. All steel equipment vintage steel 45 inch single pedestal tanker desk.
The tanker pedestal desk. The most common steel tanker desk material is metal. Being exceptionally sturdy sometimes described as indestructible they were largely used by institutions such as the military schools police stations and offices at industrial plants.
He found that his ikea micke desk has struggling under the weight of his 27 inch mac and he wanted to get a different one that could handle it. Luckily he did finding an original mcdowell and. Tanker desks ubiquitous in american and canadian offices in the 1950s were favoured because of their sturdiness and high guage steel construction.
The most popular color. All steel equipment item weight 145 pounds product dimensions 45 x 30 x 30 inches material type metal manufacturer part number retro5 additional information.