He's part Armadillo coffee table—pumped up to giant size—with a bit of Turtle diner in his end brackets. The secret to his strength comes partly from the folded 7-gauge steel components and partly from the concealed tubing beams connecting the ends. He's bomber, to be sure. The walnut box suspended underneath contains two hanging-file-folder drawers, two wider, shallow drawers for office miscellany, plus a compartment for a CPU tower. The desk is meant for use by an office receptionist, so that angled walnut panel was designed for privacy and to be used as a transaction counter. It and a second steel panel hide the receptionist and her treasures while supporting the cable management. We have to admit we were reluctant to leave it at first; it was so fine we wanted it for ourselves.