WHAT IS A DOERNBECHER - shabby chic white desk


I found a Doernbecher desk that needed help.


Doernbecher was a furniture manufacturing company established 
by Frank Silas Doernbecher in Portland Oregon from 1900 until
 WWII.


I found a note on-line that I thought you may enjoy reading.
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My step-grandfather started working for Mr.Doernbecher when he was nine years of age. The factory had just been built and put into operation. My grampa started as a sander which ment that he worked twelve hours a day for six days a week. He made 50 cents a day. When he retired at age 45 he was the superintendent of the finishing department and one of the highest paid emploies of the company. He had made enough money working there that he never had to work another day in his life.
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If this man started when the factory opened and continued to be 
there until he retired, the likely hood that he touched this desk is huge.




You can find a side by side BEFORE & AFTER photo here.


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