Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - desk http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:59:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 (Foldable) wall mounted standing desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-wall-mounted-standing-desk/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:35:55 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Desk/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:25:52 PDT
Butcher block countertop table (IKEA hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Butcher-block-countertop-table-IKEA-hack/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:56:23 PDT
Bunk-bed-desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-bed-desk/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:26:01 PDT
Space saving loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-saving-loft-bed/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:27:25 PDT
Double Desker http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Desker/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:05:19 PDT
Computer Desk ( That Thinks Its A Piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Desk-That-Thinks-Its-A-Piano/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:53:32 PDT
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
Add on PC stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-on-PC-stand/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:30:50 PST
Steel And Bamboo Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-And-Bamboo-Desk/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:44:29 PST
Small Gaming PC Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Gaming-PC-Desk/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:36:44 PST
Standing Desk for 50 Bucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Desk-for-50-Bucks/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:17:39 PST
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Wood-Top-with-Pipe-Dream-Legs-Desk/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:13:02 PST
Aviator Inspired Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Aviator-Inspired-Desk/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:25:22 PST
Simple office desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-office-desk/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:21:24 PST
One Sheet Plywood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Sheet-Plywood-Desk/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:24:27 PST
coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/coffee-table-3/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 19:35:26 PST
Toy Box and Desk Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Box-and-Desk-Combo/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:45:29 PST
Multi-purpose table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-table/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:28:09 PST
Solid wood computer desk for only $50 in material! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-wood-computer-desk-for-only-50-in-material/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:25:06 PST
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
The Ultimate Desk. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Desk/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:10:11 PDT
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawhorse-Desk-on-the-Cheap/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:06:04 PDT
PC Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Desk/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:09:05 PDT
Convertible Standing/Sitting Desk for $200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-StandingSitting-Desk-for-200/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:17:54 PDT
How to create a Table Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Table-Lift/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 15:15:30 PDT
Electric Height Adjustable Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Height-Adjustable-Desk-1/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 20:46:07 PDT
Plyboo California Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-California-Desk/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 01:06:13 PDT
Turn a trestle table into a desk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-trestle-table-into-a-desk/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 09:25:25 PDT
Office Desk Innovation http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Desk-Innovation/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 08:52:25 PDT
Cheap Treadmill Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Treadmill-Desk/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 08:02:46 PDT
Counter for local chocolate store http://www.instructables.com/id/Counter-for-local-chocolate-store/
Counter for local chocolate store - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/G927/HSYO1JJY/FGHG927HSYO1JJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/G927/HSYO1JJY/FGHG927HSYO1JJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/G927/HSYO1JJY/FGHG927HSYO1JJY.SMALL.jpg pablomar33 Hello everyone!This time I bring a sample of what we did with my brother (user @ESTEMARITO of instructables)We made a bar for the local chocolate shop my mom.show you in simple steps as did the structure and details to make it a fine product.mission: To build a long-lasting bar, make it look nice an...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:50:48 PDT
glass desk from salvaged buffet counter http://www.instructables.com/id/glass-desk-from-salvaged-buffet-counter/
glass desk from salvaged buffet counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/YJAD/HSVGA3BD/FKTYJADHSVGA3BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/YJAD/HSVGA3BD/FKTYJADHSVGA3BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/YJAD/HSVGA3BD/FKTYJADHSVGA3BD.SMALL.jpg avachen Earlier in the spring, friends and I found an abandoned buffet counter complete with glass sneeze-guard. After some cleanup and leg construction, the desk provides a great working surface and even holds my weight. The legs were made with through-mortise and tenon joints for easy disassembly. The de...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:31:54 PDT
How to Make the Light Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Light-Desk/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 02:29:12 PDT
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-wood-workbenches-UK-Style/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:36 PST
A "flattish" pack desk using hinges, latches, and mortise/ tenon joints... http://www.instructables.com/id/A-flattish-pack-desk-using-hinges-latches-and-mort/
A "flattish" pack desk using hinges, latches, and mortise/ tenon joints... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SMALL.jpg EcoExpatMike My girlfriend/ fiancée/ wife (her title depends on who you ask) needed a desk to study at in our house in the Philippines.  A quick search of the local shops showed no cost efficient desk that approximated her needs.  And the tools & materials available to me here are quite limited…  The pic is her,...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 02:54:33 PST
Secret Compartment in Remodeled Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-in-Remodeled-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/5VP4/HQV6J7B2/FUS5VP4HQV6J7B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/5VP4/HQV6J7B2/FUS5VP4HQV6J7B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/5VP4/HQV6J7B2/FUS5VP4HQV6J7B2.SMALL.jpg 2kmendez My wife purchased this desk from a thrift store for my teenage daughter who wanted it repainted from white to black. So i decided to surprise her with a secret compartment only her and I would know of (and now all of you). I did it more of a challenge to myself then for her. Unfortunately i didn't ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:27:08 PST
Craft Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/RQSD/HQO4FZQ1/FIQRQSDHQO4FZQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/RQSD/HQO4FZQ1/FIQRQSDHQO4FZQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/RQSD/HQO4FZQ1/FIQRQSDHQO4FZQ1.SMALL.jpg ReconDigital My best friend wanted to redo a old desk left by her sister into a craft desk. Something she could paint on and cut and rough up without worrying about messing up a nice finish or anything. This was a pretty straightforward project just sanding down and repainting. as simple as it was it breathed ne...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:39:06 PST
The $74 PVC Mega Awesome Super PVC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-74-PVC-Mega-Awesome-Super-PVC-Table/
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:37:09 PST
The Faux Metal Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Faux-Metal-Desk/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 08:20:01 PST
Standing Tree Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Tree-Desk/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 00:46:28 PST
Eletronics friendly office desk made with CNC Router and plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Eletronics-friendly-office-desk-made-with-CNC-Rout/
Eletronics friendly office desk made with CNC Router and plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SMALL.jpg dogtooth This is an update of a traditional office desk design  with some features to make it more useful for an electronics laden home office environment: - Space to run multiple power cables and cords, instead of a single cord keyhole - A "power supply shelf"  under the desk that allows storage and  acces...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:50:30 PST
Ikea-Inspired Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Inspired-Desk/
Ikea-Inspired Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MB0L/HNRHWUOG/FNHMB0LHNRHWUOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MB0L/HNRHWUOG/FNHMB0LHNRHWUOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/MB0L/HNRHWUOG/FNHMB0LHNRHWUOG.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane There comes a time in a man's life where he wants a better desk. One with plenty of room to work, but that doesn't take up the entire room; one with storage, but that doesn't weigh a ton. This desk can be made for about $30 worth of wood, a piece of glass from Ikea (transparent gray Malm glass top,...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 21:51:50 PST
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Instructable-Glass-Top-Desk-With-AmbientB/
Glass Top Desk With Ambient/Bias Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G45E/HMVJOY3T/FAKG45EHMVJOY3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G45E/HMVJOY3T/FAKG45EHMVJOY3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G45E/HMVJOY3T/FAKG45EHMVJOY3T.SMALL.jpg komomochan This Instructable/Ikea Hack is going to teach you how I built a glass top desk with ambient lighting.   There is many ways you can do this project but I chose something cheap and simple to work with. So I chose to get my materials at Ikea. Really, you can get your materials in whatever shape/size y...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:42:04 PDT
OMG the kitchen table became my desk http://www.instructables.com/id/OMG-the-kitchen-table-became-my-desk/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:50:15 PDT
Inexpensive PVC / ABS Monitor Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-PVC-ABS-Monitor-Arm/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 18:35:09 PDT
pallet desk http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-desk-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/ZR7H/HLA0WKGU/FLHZR7HHLA0WKGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/ZR7H/HLA0WKGU/FLHZR7HHLA0WKGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/ZR7H/HLA0WKGU/FLHZR7HHLA0WKGU.SMALL.jpg Vincent619 this is my take on the pallet desk by pierrevedel.  it took me about 7 hours to make, (including waiting for the pain to dry) and it costed me 12,60 euro. 
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 08:58:45 PDT
Electric Height Adjustable Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Height-Adjustable-Desk/
Electric Height Adjustable Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/WRA3/HKZ9IPGU/FZIWRA3HKZ9IPGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/WRA3/HKZ9IPGU/FZIWRA3HKZ9IPGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/WRA3/HKZ9IPGU/FZIWRA3HKZ9IPGU.SMALL.jpg jwilcott I really wanted a geek desk, but they're like 1,000 dollars. So I built my own for about 200 bucks (not including top). This is simply a regular desk that can rise up with a push of a button and turn into a standing desk. It takes about one minute to raise, speedier linear actuators are expensive.  ...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:54:07 PDT
Ikea Standing Desk Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Standing-Desk-Hack/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:21:40 PDT
Oryx desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Oryx-desk/
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By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:56:10 PDT