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#1 posted 839 days ago

It’s been done this way a very, very long time and on tens of thousands of desks.
As long as you aren’t using glue in the joint, I think the wood movement would be okay.

You can see in your photo that the left hand section is a free standing unit and the right hand section has only one set of legs. The other end of the right section bears down on the left section for support.
There is likely a corner brace behind where the drawers meet in the corner too.

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