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Custom Computer Desk

Recycle a solid-core oak interior door into a custom-built computer desk.

Custom Computer Desk

Oak door slabs can be recycled into furniture you can use for many years to come and even pass down to future generations of your family.

Steps

Step #1:

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Custom Computer Desk

Nine free oak door slabs.

Step #2:

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Measure your walls in the desk location to determine your overall desk size.

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  • Measure the sizes of your devices and start designing the layout of your custom desk.
  • Next, start cutting all your parts to the correct sizes.
  • Sand all of the wooden pieces smooth.
  • Finish with stain or paint them whatever color you'd like them to be.

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  • Assemble all the finished parts.
  • Add your home electronic devices and run all the wires out of sight. We're going for a very clean, crisp, and sharp look here.