Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - desk - featured Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:25:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hideaway Drafting Table
Hideaway Drafting Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jprussack Limited space?Enjoy a stand up desk?For years I've dreamed of having a drafting table in the apartment but was unwilling to sacrifice living space. This project allows for a drafting table to be installed anywhere - even over an existing desk. The Sketchup rendering is from an old apartment and do...
By: jprussack

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:51:44 PDT
Minimalist Black Steel Desk
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
By: FabricateIO

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Space Saving Tripod Computer Desk for Two
Space Saving Tripod Computer Desk for Two - More DIY How To Projects]]> jds1969 My kids really wanted a computer. Mostly for Minecraft but for other reasons too. Their older step-brother bought a new computer so I decided to see what I could do on a reasonable budget with his hand-me-down. Gathering the materials I had bought a telescope many years ago that eventually acquir...
By: jds1969

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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:15:43 PDT
How to build the plusDuo kid's chair/desk
How to build the plusDuo kid's chair/desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> urant Necessity, the mother of inspiration.   A full two weeks before black Friday, my wife starts asking her sisters if they have any ideas on Christmas presents for their kids, so we can have the gift list ready for buying.   This year, one of my sisters-in-law asked if I could possibly make a pair of...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:02:57 PST
Lace Inkodye Lampshade
Lace Inkodye Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lumi This project is shockingly simple, yet produces really beautiful and unique results. We were able to transfer the pattern of lace onto our lampshade by using the photographic property of Inkodye. It's like magic! The lamp we used was found at Ikea for $15, but any cotton or linen lampshade will work...
By: Lumi

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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
Multimedia desk with built in subwoofer
Multimedia desk with built in subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> renata86 I live in a small apartment and needed a desk for my living room. It had few requirements: 1) Has to look nice 2) Suitable for both work and entertainment 2) Needs to house all asociated devices     * printer     * cable modem     * WiFi router     * external sound card     * AV reciever     * Subw...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:21:53 PST
Ergonomic Polystyrene Keyboard and Trackpad Holder ischommer Got RSI? Neck pain? This little project might help to correct your posture when using a keyboard. It allows you to place keyboard and trackpad on your lap instead of the desk, putting your wrists and back in a more natural position. And best of all: It just requires some screws, a craft knife and so...
By: ischommer

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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:55:41 PST
How to Create a Pallet Desk
How to Create a Pallet Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> kwyshe This project, while it does require some skill in using a “Skil” Saw (sorry, no pun intended), was a relatively easy undertaking that took approximately 3 hours from start to finish.  You will need safety glasses, a Skil saw, tape measure, power drill with a 3/4″ extra long bit, pencil, level (or lo...
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:05:51 PST
An Outdoor Project Desk on the Cheap
An Outdoor Project Desk on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> natantus Fires raged in California this weekend and I got an unexpected call telling me not to head into work on Monday. With the free time I decided to build a project desk for the back patio of my apartment. Recently I bought a Dremel for another project and after cleaning little plastic bits out of the ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:55:06 PDT
Wall-mounted work desk/chalkboard
Wall-mounted work desk/chalkboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyClever I decided my new little nephew needed a fun work space for crafts, art, and doodling. While planning out my designs I decided this would be a perfect time to test out the chalkboard paint I have seen around. Then the idea hit me to make a work area that can be both a table and a chalkboard at the sa...
By: CrazyClever

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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 18:43:03 PDT
Floating Storage Desk
Floating Storage Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> rbateman I'm sorry I didn't take more pictures during the actual process of building this desk, but I kind of picked up this project on a whim on a Saturday afternoon, knowing that I needed to work heavily with my desktop computer soon, so I decided that productive procrastination is better than the other va...
By: rbateman

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Sun, 13 May 2012 14:15:39 PDT
Penny Desk!
Penny Desk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Epbot My hubby John and I made this fun penny desk for my office. The pennies are covered in bar top epoxy, and it isn't nearly as heavy as you might think. The process is a little tedious, but not overly difficult except for the wrapped edges, which you can always skip. Keep reading to see the step-by-st...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:13:25 PST
Build A Desk frenzy At one point or another a store bought desk just won't cut it. To get the ultimate work experience building your own desk is very satisfying. Most of the time building your own desk is much cheaper than buying one, and you can make it completely customized for your work needs. Here are some of th...
By: frenzy

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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:15:36 PDT
Making a desk featuring old wooden crates
Making a desk featuring old wooden crates - More DIY How To Projects]]> zieak For years i have planned on building a desk to meet my needs and use old wooden boxes and crates for the drawers. I'm not a finish carpenter but was able to cobble this desk together over a few evenings with a little trial and error.I wanted to use crates found at garage sales and thrift stores for...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2009 13:57:01 PDT
A New-Fangled Desk...From A Dresser
A New-Fangled Desk...From A Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> MercuryCrest (Note: This might seem to be a remarkably simple idea to do an Instructable on, but it isn't something just anyone might think to do. I love the principle of creating something you need out of something you have that is serving an unnecessary purpose.) I've been needing a new desk for a while now,...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 16:44:57 PDT