Instructables: exploring - photos - workshop - desk Sat, 1 Aug 2015 23:27:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Secret Compartment in Remodeled Desk 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 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
Round Wood Table with Check Pattern Azwoo I searched round tables with interesting designed on the internet, but I could not found any reasonable product. So I created this:) It was really hard to cut round edge with a normal saw. Next time maybe I order cuts to a shop.. It's able to change center square part  to enjoy various degin.
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 03:49:40 PST
Perfect Desk for a Perfect Room doomobob This is the perfect desk for a dream room.  My dream desk would be a combination of an office/gaming station and a workshop. The computer is the office/gaming station where i could work, play, and most importantly browse instructables :). However, when it came to using this instructables as guide...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:02:24 PDT
pallet desk 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
Ikea + Craigslist desk mboyles2 So I moved into a new room and wanted to create a large work space for some varies projects I would be working on. The main goal was to create a large desk at a low cost while still maintaining a polished look. Ive had some luck with craigslist, so I watched the free section there and the as-is de...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 13:22:14 PDT
Desk lamp, Mushrooms TheFullMetalAlchemist It's been awhile since I've been able to make something for myself. Recycled motorcycle parts, hand fabricated acrylic, LEDs. The main assembly is a rocker cover from a Honda Spada with a cut down crankshaft, also from the Spada. Welded to the crank are the...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:21:49 PDT
Minimal Float Wall Desk - Quick make-over for mass production or DIY hannesgrebin Case Study on “Design for the Real World” “The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive” ~ Coco Chanel Just found this desk today on the internet and suddenly had the immediate impression, that this is in fact some fancy device, but only needs some tiny but serious changes ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 16:41:34 PDT
Computer desk and drawing board Detective Inspector Me This is a desk that I designed and build a few years ago. I used the 3D modeling program SketchUp to design the desk to fit perfectly into a free corner of my room. I incorporated an adjustable drawing board and two sliding draws. One for the keyboard and the other for pens, pencils, rulers and ever...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 23:27:12 PDT
Made it at TechShop (PGH) - Recycled Pallet Wood Desk andyleer 1)Find a handful of old pallets. 2)Break down the pallets and remove all nails. (This is very important as you do not want nails screwing up the SawStop) 3)Using the planer, plane down legs to be all even width/height. Cut legs to length on miter saw. 4)Plane all top boards to same depth. Cut to ...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 19:46:28 PDT
PVC Snake Lamp Obscure and Obscene That's very simple to do and very cheap! I made this lamp just using 10 pvc elbow joints, embed togheter and painted and a rgb bulb with remote control bought from ebay. Cable, switch and plug of course. I did not glue them so every single joint can rotate so I can create several versions, dependi...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 03:00:46 PDT
UpCycled Pallet Desk repeet13 I have been wanting for some time a desk large enough for my computer on one side, and workspace on the other. You guys are only getting this photostream because as a novice woodworking, I know there are way better builds, and methods to use while building than I have. Therefore, I present this more...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:31:10 PDT
Light table drawer in a standing desk. nosyt   This wasn't the original plan. I found the desk on the curb years ago. I mounted it to the wall in the basement workshop. The light box I made also years ago and it used to have legs. I was going to move it out of the basement, but I had an idea and it looked like it would fit. After a moment with...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 06:23:53 PDT
Make Shift Door Desk jadealliance We really needed a Desk for our Kids so we created one using One Old Interior Door,  Two Filing Cabinets and one piece of Particle Board.   Step One ... Locate two Filing Cabinets to be you the legs of your desk... Step Two ... Measure Interior Door. Our door was 2Ft by 6.5 Ft. Go to your local ...
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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:20:43 PDT
Liftable / Stand-up / Rising - Desk / Table evalds Machanical solution that can be mounted on almost any table & can lift easily high load. Total costs of this project were cost of table itself + about 150$ in components. Necessary components: 1. Any cheap bearings x 24 2. Any kind of thick plywood (about 2cm thick) 3. Any Furniture wheels x 4 5. ...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 03:12:14 PST
Laptop mounted on wall above bed amilne When I was teaching in Tokyo I lived in a very small room, so there wasn't enough floor space for a proper desk. Instead, I made a little custom frame to hang my laptop from the wall over my bed. Space saving and slothful! The laptop is supported on two slotted steel angles that hinge off the wall....
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 21:59:20 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...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:55:41 PST
the piano desk mrcatz90 the desk is designed for designers, the upper part is fixed to the wall, so that with a simple gesture you can pull on the bottom and close the desk. the materials are all plastic, I was inspired by a piano.   
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:14:24 PST
Messdesk Errerr This table is designed to be wide enought to carry all the mess the creative process involve. It features an huge addictional plane whit a sloping end useful to store all the stuff you 'll be using again soon. Nothing fancy, just a big, solid, well crafted table for creative people.
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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 21:08:27 PST
Woodddeskk LorenzoLoGrasso This is a simple desk created to be used by students or pro who likes to draw and have the possibility to quickly clean the surfaces from waste. It has a trap where you can throw everiting: if the drawer is open waste will fall on the floor but if it's close you will find it inside. Have fun
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:13:21 PST
Desk Toilet Roll Holder fifipoodlebum When you have a cold the most irritating thing is to be caught short without anything to catch the snot in other than your sleeve. Whilst at work, and quite rightly so,  it goes against every principle to waste your precious pennies on buying your own tissues when a simple bog roll is so easy to smu...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 06:39:49 PST
Bubinga and Lacewood Desk Sam DeRose Several years prior to this, my dad and I build a futon frame for my bedroom out of an African rosewood called Bubinga, and another african wood called lacewood. We loved the combo of the two woods so much, we had to make another piece of furniture with them! We decided to make this shaker style des...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 19:40:08 PST
Desk Buddy - Pencil, Card, and Note Holder trogal Hello once again! My desk is very cluttered so I wanted to make something that would hold my index and business cards, a few pencils, and perhaps some sticky notes. This is a very simple Instructable but it demonstrates the ease with which you can create your own version of this useful piece of wood...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 08:28:40 PDT
Laser Cut Office Name Plates Carleyy I made these simple name plates for friends who work together.  I used simple Illustrator techniques to cut out and engrave the name plates with a laser cutter. Each name plate is 2" x 8" x 1/4". Go ahead and try your hand at some custom name plates! Materials: 2" x 8" x 1/4" ply wood Las...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 18:13:53 PDT
Pallet Computer Desk daveofwar I got the idea for this computer desk from seeing a couple other pallet related projects on instructables. We needed a desk for our house and I wanted one that would fit snug were an old closet used to be. So I created this using nothing but the wood from 5 whole pallets and a box of assorted wood s...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 08:36:26 PST
Modular Furniture Cubes bwrussell I've always liked the look of square bookshelves, like the ones Ikea sells, the EXPEDIT series, but when I created the shelves I was a year from graduating from college and looking at several moves in the future, which aren't fun with big furniture. My solution was to create individual cubes, which ...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:06:24 PST
Transforming an old desk for a hobby/craft desk blkhawk At work I found this old desk that has been scrapped because it had a missing bottom leg. I took it home where I cut the other leg even, with the other side and, I added casters to move it around in my basement. Later I will move all my tools and supplies for my electronics hobby and I am going to s...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 21:45:16 PST
Simple Shaker-style Desk for Kate kellusion This is a small desk I made for my sister who lives in a Manhattan apartment.  She has a laptop and her schoolbooks, and not a lot of space.  The legs can unbolt for easy moving and there is space for pens/paper in the drawer. It is made out of hard maple and has an oil/shellac finish.  
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:20:40 PST
Neverending Desk HIM Design The Never-ending desk is my most cherished design, it defines who i am. It is made from African zebrano hardwood and veneer, European Maple hardwood, the framework is made from Beechwood, MDF and what we call here in the Netherlands "Buigplex" I'm not to sure what the proper English technical name ...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 10:22:20 PST
SteamPunked USB LED desklight with clock Grasshopper1221 Inspired by other members. Made from VCR Parts and super brite LED's . And now this is finished with new switch 
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 19:07:13 PST
Knock Down Desk BevelUp I made this desk from Home Depot Douglas Fir. The top is held to the base with rare earth magnets and washers, the base is held together with bed hardware - no tools for assembly. This project cost around $40. There are simpler ways to assemble the base if you're not up for mortise bed hardware.  ...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2011 18:39:35 PDT
Oak Desk / Workbench larryMS
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:06:22 PDT
LED mini table or desk lamp jmengel We've got an office nook that has some high powered (200W) halogen lighting overhead that is too much for simple working on the computer at night but I don't like having the LCD monitor as the only light especially as our keyboard isn't lighted.  Faced with such a conundrum I came up with the pictur...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:26:49 PDT
Hanging Desk kff96 This is my hanging desk! :) Its suspended 110 cm (43.3 inches) over the floor, almost standard bar height. Four bolts with eye-heads are screwed into the beams, and through the are running 2 mm steel wire. The surface itself are made from 18 mm MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) and just sprayed with ...
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 07:34:39 PDT
Upcycling: Antique Door made into Desk krmarburger      One day a friend of mine was telling me about this amazing skeleton key antique door she had been storing in her garage for years.  It had been her grandfather's so she wanted to keep it but since it was so large and heavy, it was a pain to keep moving it around in the garage, and it always see...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 08:25:49 PDT
Wooden Whale Tidy KChappers Testy testy. Whilst this isn't an entirely new product - I'll be honest, I robbed the idea from the interweb.  It was retailing @ $60 for a bit of wood with some slots and holes, I thought 'Why not'.. The result - See pics. Tools/Equipment: Morticer (could use tenon saw and chisel instead) for ...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2011 14:39:56 PDT
Airplane Wing Desk kazmataz Mount an airplane wing on pre-made desk supports.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:29:22 PDT
Walking Desk Mod For Small Space lal235psu After recently visiting the Instructables Lab in SF, I was completely sold on the fact that I needed a walking desk.  The sore shoulders and back from hunching over my laptop all day was not working!  Additionally, my energy always seemed to wane throughout the day even if I woke up feeling energeti...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2011 16:48:09 PDT
Nomadic Life 1: Bookcase (Trial & Error) zachsoniasummers I just finished the Nomadic bookcase prototype I've been working on and I have to say I'm quite pleased. After construction, I then moved it into its final destination, where I then performed a load test on it (Fig C): The heaviest books are on the bottom (1), while thinning out to the lightest boo...
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Wed, 6 Apr 2011 11:20:21 PDT
Adjustable Keyboard Platform, Desk Extension hartman5000 My old keyboard tray hung too low and slid back and forth too easily, so I removed it and placed my keyboard and mouse on the desktop in front of my docking station.  This left little room for papers to be placed in front of me. So, I converted my hanging keyboard tray into an adjustable keyboard p...
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 12:22:54 PST
From a Branch to a Lamp: the Branchlamp NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables, this is a lamp I built five or so years ago with my grandfather.  A branch had been knocked down by a truck on his street, and I needed a lamp for my desk, so he saved it and built this lamp with me next time I came to visit.  The lamp that we used cost about $30 if I remember, ...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:10:11 PST
Computer Desk From Old Dresser knife141 I made this computer desk from an old dresser picked up at a flea market.  I didn't take a photo of the dresser before I refinished it, but sanding, staining, and a few coats of varnish were the first steps. I removed the center drawer and mounted a keyboard slide where the drawer once was.  To mak...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:09:05 PST
Affordable Stand Up Desk lebowski I got tired of sitting and decided to build an affordable stand up desk for the office. We have three treadmill desks in our office, but I only needed to get out of my chair. It took a little while to adjust to standing up, but now I can't quite see going back to sitting. I also bought a stool that ...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 14:21:06 PST
My Workspace geo526468        This is my workspace, a corner in my basement where I can often be found tinkering and blaring Jack Johnson on my hacked-up radio.  It consists of an old and extremely large teachers desk, and a table-turned workbench.  In and on my desk I store the majority of my various parts and tools, as ...
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:32:45 PST
Mini Lamp prosper58 A small lamp i built a few days ago that only took a couple of hours to make. I just used a few parts i found around the house. It's pretty effective for it's size. A cool addition to the desk. Main components: Homemade mini lampshade, flashlight bulb, thick solid core wire, small pvc pipe, short...
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Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:24:26 PST
my bedroom workspace sillyzombie666 the tittle says it all my bedroom is my work space, nothing fancy by any means. i use my bed and my desk both as a repair and work space, you may ask why my bed but its simple back injury from 2008 forced me to kneel and lay down alot. my desk i only use for fixing and solering now since my pcs bee...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 23:30:44 PST
My Work Space lightemmitingdiode
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Sat, 5 Feb 2011 18:58:41 PST
Udon's cafeteria/recycling-centre/sweatshop/workspace Udon This is where I do all my electronics stuff, whether it be (de)(re)soldering, looking at waveforms, studying, programming, or taking-apart. Pretty much everything you see was, until not too long ago, packed onto a single desk in my room. But because of the lack of space, as well as the thought of w...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 10:19:04 PST
Desk, Shelves and SketchUp StumpChunkman I learned SketchUp last semester, and have been using it to mock things up that I'm making.  I initially was going to post an instructable on building a desk, but there's already several published which are very good. I sketched out my desk on graph paper first (to scale).  Then I built the desk (m...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2010 14:06:43 PST
Nomad Bookshelves Desk WhyIsThisOpen Introduction I wanted to build my own desk using the simple college standard of a hollow door. But I didn't want to have just a door on milk crates, I wanted it to look like a desk, like it was meant to be there. While planning furniture I came across Wade Tarzia's essay on nomad furniture and was i...
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