NYU sophomore Dan who runs the blog Manhattan Nest made this desk from a beat-up nightstand he found on the street. With the help of a few knobs, sheets of MDF, legs from IKEA, and paint, he turned it into a fully functional and completely stylish workspace that looks like it could have been purchased for way more than the $83 he spent making it.
The 'before' nightstand
See the whole process at Manhattan Nest.
Via Door Sixteen