ashton 800 series specifications materials:
All wood is thoroughly air and kiln dried to a moisture content not to exceed 8% at the time of assembly.
All exposed surfaces are plain sliced American Black Walnut. Veneers are carefully book-matched and balanced. All drawer fronts, doors, end panels, and modesty panels are vertical grain.
top work surfaces:
Laminate tops are 1 1/4", 3-ply construction; consisting of a high-pressure laminate work surface and a 45 lb density flake board core. The under side of the top has a smooth surface Gator-Ply backing sheet. Top rims are laminate self-edge on all four sides.
3/4" thick, 3-ply construction with a vertical Walnut book matched veneer on exposed surfaces and a 45 lb density flake board core. Available modesty panels options are full to the floor or 3/4 modesty panels.
Uses a mortise and tenon and glue to join panels and modesty panels. All joints are reinforced with glue blocks. All pedestals have a box drawer and file drawer, with side route finger drawer pulls. Each pedestal has a lock and is keyed alike.
Drawer fronts are 3/4" thick, 3-ply construction with vertical book matched Walnut or Oak veneer. Drawer edges are veneered on top and sides with matching Walnut or Oak. All drawer sides and backs are plywood, dovetailed front and back with 3-ply drawer bottoms. Drawer bottoms are framed on four sides and stapled from the bottom side. Drawer interiors are finished with a clear coat sealer to prevent swelling or shrinkage. Box drawers have a high grade Sterling metal ball-bearing drawer suspension. File drawers have a high grade Sterling metal ball bearing full progressive suspension and are equipped with metal rods for hanging file folders. All drawers have smooth quiet operation.
NOTE: Optional center drawers available.
Each pedestal has its own lock and is keyed alike on each unit. Each unit is equipped with two keys. Units may be keyed alike in groups (per office, if requested) for an additional charge of $30 list per unit.
All Inwood finishes are catalyzed varnish and have excellent durability. Our multi-step satin finishes leave an open grain natural look to the furniture, and is available in the following
(25C) cherry, (25M) mahogany, (4L) dark mahogany and (3L) walnut.