A Raised Bed for Both Computer and Plant

A Raised Bed for Both Computer and Plant

Sonia Zjawinski
Apr 12, 2010

When Nicholas Todd isn't studying at Colorado University Boulder, he blogs on The Project Universe. He recently redid his home office, building a deep, raised shelf for his laptop, monitor, and speakers, and shared some great pictures on the site.

The shelf is made with a tray inset, in which Nicholas planted some rye grass into. In his first iteration Nicholas installed LEDs below the shelf for ambient light, but decided he needed something a bit brighter, so he recently replaced them with CCFL tubes.

His monitor is a 23″ Cinema display with a VESA wall mount. The desk is built from a door that's attached to the wall with a cleat. Two legs in the front help keep it up. He screwed bits of bent coat hanger into the wall to wrap excess wires around below the desk.

Images: The Project Universe

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