Definitions for "Tambour desk"
Keywords:  rolltop, desk, slats, glued, gradin
a type of drop front desk with a small cabinet on top that has sliding tambour panels that open to reveal the interior
A roll-top desk's flexible draw-down cover made of "tambours," which is made up of a succession of narrow strips of flat wood glued to a stiff backing such as canvas. Find home office furniture.
Rolltop desk with a cover made of tambours, a series of narrow slats of wood glued to a strong cloth. The tambour edges slide up and down in grooves along the edges of the desk frame.