HOW TO – Flat Pack Desk

Craft & Design


Dave Rocamora made a simple desk out of a single sheet of plywood and some steel rod, and he published an instructable about it. This would be a great beginner’s woodworking project as it is made from simple materials and with simple tools. It’s designed to be stored flat for frequent movers or periodic use.

Desk instructable – Link.
Dave’s site where you can download plans for the desk – Link.

4 thoughts on “HOW TO – Flat Pack Desk

  1. James says:

    Neat project – I can see making one of these for a work table. It’d look pretty good stained and clear-coated, or painted. With a little playing with the dimensions, you might even be able to do away with the metal rod and use a piece of plywood to lock it all together…

  2. Jenn says:

    If you want to build this handy desk, you may first want to check out an informational article called, “What You Need To Build Flat Pack”.
    Then you’ll be on your way to a successful build!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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