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Custom Computer Desk

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

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.

Step #3:

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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.