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Found this unique children's desk at an estate sale. Cleaned it up and refinished.
Had some "scars" on the desktop but I have filled them in and you now have a smooth writing surface for your youngster.
Still has some age spots, but it is close to 60 years old. I scraped all old varnish, rust and chipping paint from metal. Wood looks to be Birch and all expose wood has 3 coats of Polyurethane and the desktop and seat has 4 coats. I then applied bowling alley wax to all surfaces, including metal. This desk will last you another 60 plus years easily.
I finished the metal in bright red to be more cheerful for your child's room rather then the original tan.
The chair swivels. Desktop can be adjust in height from 25" from floor to 30" and seat from 12" to 16" so the desk can "grow" with your young student.
This desk was built by Sit-Rite (NOT American Seating) and is unique in that the desk box is all wood rather then metal as in the American Seating models. I could find no more information about the desk or company however and they did not respond to an email I sent them.
The lid has a stay open hinge assembly. I added two oak "sticks" that can be flipped up to hold the lid level so your child can play with their Legos, coloring. toys, dolls and anything were a level surface is needed.
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