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Caretta Workspace Building

Visit our Factory and Showroom

You can see Caretta Workspace products at our Showroom and Factory at 635 Enterprise Drive, Lewis Center, OH 43035. We are open Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm, or by appointment. (877) 422-1088. Click More Info to get a map.

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About the Designer

About the Designer

Larry Tracewell is the Founder of Caretta Workspace and Designer of all of the beautiful and functional desks, tables, led lamps and other unique Caretta products. 

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Here you will find News, Press Releases, Photos, Ideas, Tips, Things to Share, and other fun things going on in the world of Caretta Workspace.

Tools In Our Workshop: Our Steel Threaded Inserter Helps to Take the Headache Out of Desk Assembly

August 2, 2017

Tools In Our Workshop: Our Steel Threaded Inserter Helps to Take the Headache Out of Desk Assembly

We decided to use steel screws over wood screws for one main reason, wood screws lose their grip after being assembled and reassembled a few times. The machine in our factory that makes this all possible is the Steel Threaded Inserter.

What’s Special about “Real” Cherry Hardwood?

July 21, 2017

What’s Special about “Real” Cherry Hardwood?

Cherry hardwood has a timeless quality to it, with a beautiful natural color and unique grain pattern. It’s durable, easy to work with and has a soft smooth finish.

Forward Thinking Design for Modern Office Furniture

June 30, 2017

Forward Thinking Design for Modern Office Furniture

The hallmark of great design is found in products that are both simple and elegant, yet highly functional. Every Caretta luxury desk has been thoughtfully designed with these principals in mind. Combining a desk that is designed for the latest comput

Benefits of Cable Management and Integrated Power Strip

March 15, 2017

Benefits of Cable Management and Integrated Power Strip

A desk that has power strips and precise places for wires and cords built right into the desk. No more tangles, no more unsightly cables hanging down from your desktop, no more tripping over cords every time you go to sit down, no more power strip power outages.

The Value of Caretta Workspace

February 6, 2017

The Value of Caretta Workspace

At Caretta, we strive to design and manufacture the highest quality, most functional and attractive desks, tables, bookshelves, and other furniture available for office and home.

Home Decor Tips: 4 Small Changes that Can Make a Big Impact

January 31, 2017

Home Decor Tips: 4 Small Changes that Can Make a Big Impact

If there’s a place that should offer you respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, then that’s definitely your home. But when it’s not precisely the eye candy you’d wish for, it’s time to shake things up a bit.

Caretta Workspace Gives Back In 2016

December 27, 2016

Caretta Workspace Gives Back In 2016

In addition to the many desk, tables, hutches, bookshelves, and other fine wood products that we have made here at Caretta Workspace in 2016, we also recognized the importance of giving back. We were honored to support some causes that are near and dear to our hearts including our ongoing commitment to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology.

5 Reasons Why Buying American Products Helps the Economy

November 30, 2016

5 Reasons Why Buying American Products Helps the Economy

When Americans hear about the troubles facing the economy, they want to take an active role in the solutions. With so many issues facing the economy that active role seems out of reach to many regularly Americans. However, there is something everyone

Customizing Desks for Alumni and Fans - Our College Desk Series

October 19, 2016

Customizing Desks for Alumni and Fans - Our College Desk Series

We are very proud being to be the first company to manufacture and sell desks with officially license logos of some of the finest universities in America.

From The Best Materials to Excellence in Manufacturing - Our American Made Story

September 2, 2016

From The Best Materials to Excellence in Manufacturing - Our American Made Story

All of the materials found inside of Caretta’s manufacturing plant are American made.Caretta believes in innovation, and their high quality wood desks and furniture with precision, fabricated, heavy-duty metal and high quality manufacturing standards is what sets them apart from the competition.

New Dark Wood Stain Option

May 19, 2016

New Dark Wood Stain Option

We are now offering all of our solid cherry wood products in either a natural finish with Natural Cherry Stain or stained dark with the Estate Cherry Stain.

Introducing Desks with High Quality Graphics in the Desktop

May 19, 2016

Introducing Desks with High Quality Graphics in the Desktop

We now offer a line of desks with embedded graphics in the desktop. We have started with a line of officially licensed university logos.

Caretta Loft Desk in Solid Black Walnut

October 26, 2015

Caretta Loft Desk in Solid Black Walnut

Compact in size, but large in style and functionality, the Caretta Loft Series desks were developed with small offices in mind. This desk features solid Black Walnut and laser cut steel construction. It also has an integrated cable tray and surge suppressing power strip.The Loft Series of products are available in Black Walnut, Natural Cherry or Ash. All are over an inch thick solid hardwood.

Solid Cherry and Ash Hardwood

September 3, 2015

Solid Cherry and Ash Hardwood

In the factory today, we took delivery of more of our raw materials. In this case it is 3,000 board feet of the most beautiful solid cherry and ash hardwood that you will ever see. That's about 10,000 lbs of Ohio grown, FSC Certified wood!

NEW Loft Series Desks

June 24, 2015

NEW Loft Series Desks

With the new Loft Series, we’ve taken all of the best features of a full-sized desk and created a desk designed for tight spaces. With cable management, solid hardwood desks in Ash, Natural Cherry or Black Walnut, integrated power strip, lots of functional accessories, the Loft Desks are the perfect desk for lofts, apartments and condos.

Sanding on a Loft Desk Top

June 10, 2015

Sanding on a Loft Desk Top

In the factory today, a Caretta Workspace craftsman is sanding a solid cherry wood Loft Desk top. This desk top is made of over 1" thick, solid Cherry Hardwood. You can also see the steel threaded inserts already installed for easily attaching the desk legs, cable tray, locking drawer, or optional keyboard tray.

Tunnel of Desk Legs

February 25, 2015

Tunnel of Desk Legs

In wood finishing today is a tunnel of desk legs. There are the legs for the Artistic Series of Desks. Not only are they attractive, but functional as they reduce any knee obstructions when moving around on your desk. This is especially true of the L Shaped desks when you move from the desk to the return.

Artistic Book Shelves in Production

January 5, 2015

Artistic Book Shelves in Production

What's going on in the factory today? Here is a batch of Artistic Book Shelves that are moving through production. You are welcome to visit our factory and showroom to see it for yourself! We are open M-F, 8-5, or by appointment. Give Caretta Workspace a call at 614-430-8660.

Featured Product: Caretta Workspace Coat Tree

December 9, 2014

Featured Product: Caretta Workspace Coat Tree

Featured Product: Caretta Workspace Coat Tree The Coat Tree is sculpted from premium solid cherry and weighted at the base with a steel counterweight. Rods at the top of the Coat Tree can hold up to 4 hangers each, or 8 hangers total. With beautiful solid cherry construction, this is functional art at its best.

Happy Thanksgiving from Caretta Workspace!

November 26, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from Caretta Workspace!

We found a turkey hanging out in the showroom! Come visit our showroom here at the factory. We are typically open M-F, 8-5, except holidays, but you are always welcome to let us know when you can make it, and we will be here for you! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Compact Standing Desk - A Modified Standard Product

November 20, 2014

Compact Standing Desk - A Modified Standard Product

If you see a product that you like, but it doesn't quite fit the bill, ask us about modifications. Take this example. A customer needed a standing desk, but our standard 45" X 32" Standing Desk 1 was a bit too large. We modified the design to create this 34" X 24" Compact Standing Desk! The customer also needed a keyboard tray and monitor arm that was strong enough to hold his all-in-one computer.

How to Wire your iMac Desk

November 13, 2014

How to Wire your iMac Desk

Caretta Desks were designed with cable management in mind, and that is especially true when wiring an iMac computer to your desk. Here are some tips and ideas how to wire up your iMac or iMac Pro so it cleans up the wires and cables at your workspace.

Tools In Our Factory: The CNC Wood Router

November 12, 2014

Tools In Our Factory: The CNC Wood Router

At Caretta Workspace, one of the most important pieces of machinery we use is our SCM Routech CNC Router. It's a computer controlled router that cuts along the X, Y, and Z axes. With a 15 horsepower spindle, it can easily tackle our 2.25" thick desk frames, and it has a 12 position automatic tool changer that can quickly switch from one cutter to the next. This allows it to easily cut a variety of profiles, like the bull-nose edge on our desktops, and transition into drilling holes for dowel pins or the inset for a desk inlay.Eliminating the need for cumbersome clamps, the machine has two 12 horsepower vacuum pumps that create a suction to hold the pieces so firmly in place that they are impossible to move by hand. Although the pumps only produce about 10 psi of vacuum pressure, we design fixtures that maximize the surface area of the part being held. For example, a part that has 25 square inches of surface area to hold down has 250 pounds of force pushing it against the table. This allows us to make large cuts in the wood while the piece is held securely in place. The router is indispensable to our factory because it cuts our wood pieces much faster than we could cut them with traditional woodworking tools and it makes parts with such precision that each part fits perfectly together.

Featured Product: Power Organizer Tower

November 7, 2014

Featured Product: Power Organizer Tower

If you need some place at your desk to keep your papers within reach, yet get them out of the way, if you are always looking for a handy place to plug-in your laptop or powered speaker, if it would be nice to have a dedicated place to locate a phone charger or small docking station with cable access to your computer, then the Power Organizer Tower is the right accessory for you!With either 3 or 6 shelves, you have plenty of room for all of your important papers and documents. You can also place items on the shelves that need to plug into your computer, because there is an easy access port to the main desk cable tray.If you need to plug in anything at your desk, There are three power plugs right on the front of the tower.

Artistic Book Shelf Sides in Finishing

November 3, 2014

Artistic Book Shelf Sides in Finishing

This is a set of Artistic Book Shelf sides in the finish room. Each piece of wood that we make goes through an extensive 10-step finish process that can take a week or longer to complete.The shape of these pieces are a good example of the Functional Art aspect of our products. You can find more information on the Artistic Book Shelf in the Companion Products and Accessories Tab, under Office accessories.

Happy Halloween from Caretta Workspace!

October 30, 2014

Happy Halloween from Caretta Workspace!

Happy Halloween from Caretta Workspace!

Sanding Artistic Hutch Legs

October 28, 2014

Sanding Artistic Hutch Legs

What's going on in the factory today? One of our craftsman is hand sanding solid cherry pieces that will make up the base of an Artistic Hutch. There is a good amount of hand work that goes into all of our products.You can see the Artistic Hutch here:/products/companion-products/office-accessories/artistic-hutch

New Magazine Ads

October 17, 2014

New Magazine Ads

See our ads in the latest issues of Cowboys & Indians and Western Horseman magazines. We are featuring the Artistic Computer Desk 2, with a laser-engraved modesty panel. You can select one of our standard graphics like this horse scene, provide graphics of your own, or we can create something custom for you!

Artistic Desk Legs in Production

October 16, 2014

Artistic Desk Legs in Production

Solid cherry wood forms the shape of the desk legs for the Artistic Series of desks. You can see the difference between the unfinished wood and what it looks like once it has gone through our 10-step finish process.

Website and Product Naming

October 6, 2014

We have updated our website!Product Information: With the new site you will find it much easier to navigate through our products, and there are lot of new data-sheets to download. The site will continue to evolve with new content added continually.New Products: We have added a few new products to or offering. There will be a lot more about this to come. There is a new Loft Series of desks with accessories, a new Traditional Desk, and a bunch of new monitor arms.Shopping Cart: The functionality of the shopping cart has been updated, including a new tool to get shipping rates.Updated Product Naming: With the launch of the new site, we have updated the naming conventions of our products. We have dropped all of the "Type" names of the products in favor of product families. This should make it much easier to understand.