Video of a vintage writing desk with secrete compartments

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  1. jbett98

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  2. Navman

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    What a piece of work!
     
  3. frauhunter

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    Wow. Looks like a prop from National Treasure. Sign me up for two of those... :)

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    I am a woodworker but that was built by skilled craftsmen!!!! Awesome!!!
     
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    Skilled craftsmen? It would take a team of master craftsman a year to build that thing. Skilled is the understatement of the year. I bet you'd be looking at the cost of an average home to reproduce that thing to the same level of quality today.
     
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    That looks like a work of art but what happens when it breaks o_O Back then things were built by hand and people used there minds to figure things out....Today it has to be drawn up on a computer and all the parts cut out by a machine :(
     
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