Corner Desk for the Computer

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Project by mckenziedrums posted 07-10-2010 06:23 AM 8802 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Got the idea from a magazine I had seen where they used shelving components to build a nice corner desk. Used their measurements but rather than use off the shelf components I built my own wooden brackets to go into the wall and framed up some 3/4” ply maple to use as the desk pieces. It’s been VERY nice not having to deal with any legs and it’s been able to support the computer, a printer, a 12lb kitty cat and I think I’ve seen my wife hang her legs up there before which is quite a bit of trust in my abilities to find studs in the wall.

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#1 posted 07-10-2010 07:08 AM

I like it the wife and I have been looking at how we were gonna do our new desk and I think this might be it.

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#2 posted 07-10-2010 09:07 AM

Great idea and well constructed, very nice

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#3 posted 07-10-2010 01:37 PM

Just something to keep in mind if you build similar… I goofed on the brackets by adding a cross brace before thinking of how I’d attach it to the wall… Make sure you leave yourself room to drill into the bracket and screw it into the stud ;) Didn’t really think that one through while constructing it.

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Dan Hux

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#4 posted 07-10-2010 01:54 PM

very nice work..I see your a MAC fan..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#5 posted 07-10-2010 02:08 PM

Was a tough call spending the cash on the Mac but we’ve had this one 2 years and I’m glad for the purchase. =) Made it easier designing the desk too! lol

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#6 posted 07-10-2010 04:35 PM

Good job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 07-10-2010 07:05 PM

Good Job

I like the design

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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