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Don's Computer Room Hutch #1: The Beginning

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Blog entry by chazmonro posted 2341 days ago 598 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Ok guys this weekend my Father In Law asked me to help him out with something, in his computer room at his house (where he keeps his server rack and various computer items) he wants a workbench/desk/bookshelf. The two of us talked and this is what i came up with. The top is 5’ x 32”... I was going to use a piece of countertop… but I’m not sure what to build the rest of it out of. I thought maybe baltic birch or melamine, or oak veneer ply… any suggestions?

Dons Huttch

-- Chuck [Elgin, IL]



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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2341 days ago

Hi Chuck,

Oak plywood would make a nice looking computer station. That would be my material of choice.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#2 posted 2340 days ago

If you plan on painting it, use whatever is the cheapest, otherwise oak veneer with solid wood to
trim it out.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2340 days ago

I am an Oak guy myself. But, my house is all oak trim. Go with something that fits the decor.

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