Desk Plans to DIY Your Own Workspace from Scratch

Desk Plans to DIY Your Own Workspace from Scratch

Taryn Williford
Sep 20, 2011

Have you graduated from IKEA style? Ready to take your office—and your assembly skills—to the next level? Grab your power tools and dive in to one of these total DIY desk constructions from scratch.

Mini Leaning Laptop Desk
FROM: Fresh Home Ideas
Cut and measure just right and you can construct a hyper-compact leaning laptop desk at home with these plans. Don't half-ass these angle measurements or your desk could come crashing down.

DIY Desk Top with a Built-In Powerstrip
FROM: Unplggd
Our own Peter Treadway decided to DIY a wooden table top when IKEA was out of stock. He added style, support and a hidden power strip.

Cord-Concealing Sawhorse-Style Desk
FROM: The Cheap Geek
The traditional sawhorse desk gets a little more complicated when you're crafting it from scratch, but it gives you the ability to add custom cord-concealing channels like you see in this post.

A Solid Office Desk with Lots of Storage
FROM: Popular Mechanics
Want something traditional? Presidential, even? You don't have to spend a lot. Just check out these step-by-step plans for an office desk from the Popular Mechanics website.

(Images: Fresh Home Ideas, DIY: Multimedia Desk, Built From "Scratch", The Cheap Geek, Popular Mechanics, PT Money)

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