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Linear 42w 20d 45h Office Armoire
Wood: Walnut
Base: Stainless steel
Hardware: Stainless steel
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Inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, the Linear storage collection is built in a small woodworking shop in northern Wisconsin. Its refined, yet durable design, features details like dovetail joinery and handcrafted hardware, all indicative of expert technique. Linear's combination of natural wood and steel, craftsmanship, functionality and timeless design has made it a cornerstone of the Room & Board collection since 1990. And with a variety of both stocked and custom sizes and configurations, it's easy to find a Linear piece that works in your space.

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Details of Linear 42w 20d 45h Office Armoire

  • Dimensions: 42"w 20"d 45"h
  • Case Construction: benchmade solid wood with unfinished wood veneer back Construction details
  • Drawer Construction: solid wood front; Baltic birch plywood sides; dovetail joinery; wood veneer bottom
  • Drawer Detail: full-extension ball-bearing glides; lacquered interior; 100-lb capacity
  • Drawer Interior: (1) 13.25"w 17"d 4.5"h; (1) 13.25"w 17"d 10.5"h
  • File Drawer Details: one full-extension letter/legal-size
  • Door Construction: solid wood
  • Door Details: fully adjustable hinges; opens 110 degrees
  • Space Behind Doors: (1) 24"w 18.5"d 14.5"h; (1) 40.25"w 18.5"d 15"h
  • Work Surface Details: 40"w 14.75"d drop-down
  • Shelves: one adjustable wood; one wood pull-out
  • Cord Opening: (1) 2" diam; (2) 9.5"w 2.5"h
  • Includes: 4 oz bottle of Satin Wax for items finished with oil-and-wax; anti-tip safety hardware
  • Product Origin: made in Wisconsin
  • Item Number: 264599
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    • Wood: walnut See full material details
    • Finish: oil-and-wax
    • Material Description: Walnut adds timeless depth and character to your room. Even after walnut is harvested and made into furniture, it continues to be a living, breathing material that responds to its environment - it expands and contracts with changes in humidity and also changes color over time as it's exposed to air, sunlight and wear. New walnut starts as a dark chocolate brown and beautifully ages to lighter brown or honey color over time.
    • Base: stainless steel See full material details
    • Material Description: Our stainless steel is domestically sourced from 60% recycled material. It is highly resistant to corrosion and has a brushed texture to ensure wear marks will blend in over time.
    • Hardware: stainless steel
    • Material Description: Our stainless steel is domestically sourced from 60% recycled material. It is highly resistant to corrosion and has a brushed texture to ensure wear marks will blend in over time.

LINEAR CONSTRUCTION DETAILS

Learn how every part of our American-made Linear collection is created, from the materials and hardware to construction methods and finish details.
Benchmade Construction

Benchmade Construction

Each Linear piece is constructed one at a time by an expert artisan. The entire case is reinforced with time-tested joinery, built and assembled by hand and then hand sanded and finished before it comes to you as a fully assembled piece. Our commitment to benchmade construction ensures you receive furniture that's built to last a lifetime.

Solid Wood

Solid Wood

We source our solid woods within the U.S., which has some of the strictest forestry standards in the world. Every board is hand selected for color consistency and strategically placed to create a cohesive appearance. The natural markings of the wood make each Linear piece one of a kind. The Linear collection features solid wood tops, sides, doors, drawer fronts and bases (when a wood base is selected).

Wood Veneer Reinforcement

Wood Veneer Reinforcement

Linear pieces have wood veneer interior panels, shelves, drawer boxes and bottom panels. The standard wood veneer back is unfinished, but you may customize Linear to include a finished back for an additional cost. A solid wood layer is applied to premium grade medium density fiberboard to create the wood veneer for Linear. This combination of materials increases structural integrity because it doesn’t expand or contract with seasonal humidity changes like solid wood. Our wood veneers are the best quality in the industry and CARB 2 compliant for low emissions.

Finish

Finish

A lacquer finish is applied to stained pieces and oil and wax finish is applied to natural wood pieces to showcase and protect the natural beauty of the material. Both finishes are applied by hand for a flawless, consistent appearance that is smooth to the touch.

Drawers and Glides

Drawers and Glides

Each drawer front is solid wood and perfectly aligned within the frame of the piece. The drawer boxes have Baltic birch plywood sides connected with dovetail joinery and a wood veneer bottom. Full-extension ball-bearing glides allow you to see the entire drawer when fully open and glide smoothly even when the drawer is filled to its 100-pound capacity. Drawers are hand sanded and waxed for a smooth, snag-free finish.

Doors, Shelves and Hardware

Doors, Shelves and Hardware

All doors and door frames are solid wood and precisely inset within the frame of the cabinet. Concealed, fully adjustable hinges open 110 degrees and give you the option to adjust the door alignment for perfect functionality through years of use. Interior latches keep doors securely closed. Shelves are wood veneer and rest on adjustable steel pins. The solid wood or steel knobs, pulls and bases are handcrafted exclusively for Room & Board.

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Linear 35w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer
 
3.8

(based on 44 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quality construction (31)
  • Storage capacity (30)
  • Great design (27)
  • Drawers/doors function well (24)
  • Durable finish (21)

Cons

  • No lock (9)
  • Drawers/doors stick (7)
  • Difficult to clean (5)

Best Uses

  • Space saving (30)
  • Storage (22)
  • File organization (21)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Modern/contemporary (26), Eclectic (15), Mid-century modern (12), Survivalist / minimalist (9), Classic/traditional (8)

Reviewed by 44 customers

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3.0

Might look at the Hudson line instead

By Doug

from Seattle WA

Style Modern/contemporary

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to clean
  • Storage capacity

Cons

  • Drawers/doors stick
  • Joints and Door panels aren't square.
  • Steel pulls are too bulky. Order the wood

Best Uses

  • Space saving
  • Storage

Customer comments about Linear 35w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer:

I order this and unfortunately the construction quality is not what I would expect for a 2400.00 piece of furniture.

I haven't talked to Room and Board about what they could do, as I have a new baby, and it's too inconvenient at this point.

The door construction on the large door is out of square. It's not something you can adjust. The panel is actually cut out of square.

It's very noticeable at the the seams

  • I live in a:
  • House
 
5.0

Looks like the issues are fixed

By Spartan

from Sparta, NJ

Style Mid-century modern

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Drawers/doors function well
  • Great design
  • Quality construction
  • Storage capacity

Cons

    Best Uses

    • File organization
    • Storage

    Customer comments about Linear 35w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer:

    Looks like they fixed the issues regarding the door hinges and magnetic closure. Honestly, I just assumed that the piece would be well built and it is. It matches our other Linear pieces and the fact that our laptop, bills and documents now have a home is awesome. This piece has helped complete our master bedroom!

    • I live in a:
    • House
    • This product is used in my:
    • Primary bedroom
     
    5.0

    Fantastic USA Made Furniture

    By AustinTX

    from Austin, TX

    Style Classic/traditional, Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Drawers/doors function well
    • Durable finish
    • Easy to clean
    • Great design
    • Quality construction
    • Storage capacity

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Customer comments about Linear 51w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer:

        We love this multi-purpose, integrated desk. I haven't found anything like it. It functions as a desk and hides all the unsightly cords and is deep enough to fit our printer/scanner. Beautiful wood and high quality workmanship. Well worth the cost.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Excellent delivery crew and experience.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Guest bedroom, Living room/family room/great room, Primary bedroom, Vacation/second home

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        I would like to toss this out my 4th floor window

        By Frustrated client

        from Boston, MA

        Pros

        • Durable finish

        Cons

        • Drop down desk hinges do not hold.
        • Poor quality

        Best Uses

          Customer comments about Linear 67w 23d 51h Office Armoire with Two File Drawers Right:

          There is nothing great about this non-functioning desk. The drop down door hinges don't hold. We have to use cabinet doors underneath with towels as padding to hold up desk top. Not attractive looking using in this manner. New hinges are different size. Don't work. Replaced 2x. A huge disappointing expense.

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Guest bedroom, Home office

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great desk for our family room!

          By LouAnn

          from Houtson, TX

          Style Mid-century modern, Modern/contemporary

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Drawers/doors function well
          • Great design
          • Quality construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Computer Desk
            • File organization
            • Space saving
            • Storage

            Customer comments about Linear 35w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer:

            This desk sits in our family room and is used for my laptop, my current files/records, and mail sorting and supplies. I love the style and the quality of workmanship, and the functionality is great for my needs.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Service was prompt and professional. Very polite!

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Living room/family room/great room

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Still waiting for replacement door

            By Furniture shopper

            from Denver, CO

            Style Modern/contemporary

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Storage capacity

            Cons

            • Not working properly

            Best Uses

            • Space saving
            • Storage

            Customer comments about Linear 51w 23d 51h Office Armoire with One File Drawer:

            The original drop-down drawer was not built correctly; it arrived cracked and mal-aligned. The replacement door arrived with exactly the same problem. Still waiting for a working door.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Delivery was prompt in both instances and the problem was assessed by Room & Board.

            • I live in a:
            • House
            • This product is used in my:
            • Home office

            (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Beautiful but doesn't hold up over time

            By RGDC

            from Washington DC

            Pros

              Cons

              • Drawers/doors stick

              Best Uses

                Customer comments about Linear 51h 67w Office Armoire Three-Door/Three-File Drawers Left w/Steel Base:

                THe unit is lovely and feels solid and well built. From the start some of the drawers and doors were sticky, but I called customer service and they said they would loosen up over time. Now, about three years later, after pretty light usage, the unit is barely functional. The doors stick and the fold down door/desk top is askew on the hinges- won't close without slamming, and drops open witout warning. Haven't had time to find a cabinet maker to come try to repair, but for what it costs and how little we've used it, we shouldn't have to. Love other Room and Board products but would not reccomend this one.

                (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Construction of Hinge on drop down door

                By w2lov

                from Sun City Center, FL

                Style Modern/contemporary

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Desk Door Hinge Breaks
                  • Support For Desk Pull Out

                  Best Uses

                    Customer comments about Linear 51h 51w Office Armoire Two-Doors/Two-File Drawers with Steel Base:

                    On the 67" wide unit, if you expect to use this as a desk, be forwarned that the hinge on drop down door is not adequate to hold the weight of the door and much of anything else. Original design with three small hinges broke in less than a year. Replaced with 4' piano hinge - better, but still insufficient. Side brackets insufficient to hold weight of door if hinge fails. New ones some better but again not up to the task. Door fell off and pulled out side brackets and crashed to the floor. After 8 years it is barely being held together with home brew repairs and a third set of side brackets. For such an expensive piece of furniture I would have expected much better construction and reliability.

                    • I live in a:
                    • Apartment/condo
                    • This product is used in my:
                    • Home office

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Nice

                    By DanDan

                    from Denver, CO

                    Style Classic/traditional, Mid-century modern, Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Drawers/doors function well
                    • Durable finish
                    • Great design
                    • Quality construction
                    • Storage capacity

                    Cons

                    • No lock

                    Best Uses

                    • File organization
                    • Space saving
                    • Storage

                    Customer comments about Linear 51h 51w Office Armoire Two-Doors/One-File Drawer with Steel Base:

                    Great piece. Looks much nicer than having everything spread out in my living room on an open desk top. Very nice wood and finish.

                    • I live in a:
                    • Apartment/condo
                    • This product is used in my:
                    • Home office, Living room/family room/great room

                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Beautiful piece but doesn't latch

                    By R&B fan

                    from Arlington, VA

                    Style Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable finish

                    Cons

                    • Door Doesn't Open Smooth
                    • Drawers/doors stick
                    • Secretary Door Won't Hold

                    Best Uses

                    • File organization

                    Customer comments about Linear 51h 67w Office Armoire Three-Door/Three-File Drawers Right w/Steel Base:

                    We loved this product when we saw it, and living in a condo we wanted to maximize storage, so we went for the largest possible model. It took several weeks to make, but we expected that. It is a great piece with good wire management options. Unfortunately the secretary door has two problems. The right magnet that retain the door in the closed position doesn't hold the door in place. Also the hydraulic rails that lower the secretary door stick and do not open easily. There were no instructions on how to adjust either of these parts.

                    • I live in a:
                    • Apartment/condo
                    • This product is used in my:
                    • Primary bedroom

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