Pedestal Desk Plan Full size plan to build this colonial style desk, is a simple but rewarding and useful project. It features an expansive work surface with cubby hole slots and a large storage shelf above the desk. Styled to look like 3 small drawers, actually it is one very large drawer below the desk top. Drawer construction is simplified as no rabbets are needed. This desk will be a welcome addition to the den , office, library or bedroom. Size is 25" deep x 42" long.