This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY woodworking plans to build a wide variety of desks and office furniture for your home or office, from woodworking related web sites. The woodworkers construction information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Similarly listed products will allow you to compare prices from different online woodworking supply retailers.
This secretary desk's front panel hinges downward to convert to a writing desk in a flash. Correspondence, stamps, and other materials are organised using storage cubbies. Standard size stationary paper can be stored in the centre. Two roomy storage shelves are visible when the lower cabinet doors are opened. Additional storage is provided by two drawers. This desk's footprint on the floor is just 2 square feet. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
The Shaker desk and the organiser are not included in this picture. Create your own desk organiser with a shelf area. Alternatively, construct our Shaker Desk plan W2016 first, then add this organiser desktop. It has two drawers and seven cubby holes for pens, bills, and other items. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
This woodworking plan for a Shaker-style desk includes full-size pictures, exploded view diagrams, and directions for building the projects. The Desktop Organizer plan W2076 is a companion project for the desk.
The Shaker desk and the organiser are not included in this picture. Create your own desk organiser with a shelf area. Alternately, build our Shaker Desk plan W2016 first, then add this computer organiser desktop. The layout enables you to place the monitor on the raised shelf and the keyboard on the desk. A 14-inch monitor fits within. This woodworking design includes instructions, exploded view diagrams, and full-size drawings for the projects.
Straight forward in design and function, this table has a large surface with a single drawer and turned legs. This table could double as a desk or as a smaller breakfast nook table. Featuring mortise and tenon joints at the legs for strength and rabbet/dado construction for the drawer. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
This secretary desk was designed with computers in mind, with a dedicated space for your tower, monitor, and printer. It also features a pull down desktop. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
This Queen Anne desk with simple elegant lines is easier to make than you think with ready-made legs and moldings. This pattern has traceable pieces. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
Ask anyone who has a computer, and they will tell you their old writing desk does not cut it in todays home office. And yet, no two office areas are alike. For that reason, we designed this handsome t...
Combining the stunning beauty of solid cherry with quilted maple veneer, this design enhances any room setting. And there is a utilitarian side to its personality. Pull-out sleepers support a drop-dow...
Easy to build, easy to move and easy to customize. This smart desk will look equally at home in the den and in the dorm room. The approach to this design is that each side of the side (pedestal) has different interior openings. This allows you to arrange the desk to suit your interior.
A stylish way to get organized. The best traditional desk designs always have offered a way to organize paperwork, and just as important, to keep any clutter out of sight when you are not working. Thi...
Most roll-top desk woodworking plans call for desks too massive for most homes and too complex for most busy woodworkers. With that in mind, Jim Downing, our design editor, came up with this gracefull...
This traditionally detailed home-office three-piece desk system gives you ultimate layout flexibility. Build only the sections you need, and combine them in any number of ways. The corner unit measure...
Does a computer workstation look out of place in your traditional furnishing scheme? Hide its clutter behind the frame-and-panel front of this handsome cherry cabinet. The three-panel drop leaf gives ...
Story has it, the original table was transported on horseback to pay laborers at work sites. The unique style of the desk features a drawer that passes through on both sides. The splayed legs will challenge your skills at accuracy with mortise and tenon compound angles. This desk could also be placed in todays decor as a end table, it certainly wold be a conversation piece. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
With its compact footprint, this desk serves as a perfect computer workstation in the kitchen or bedroom. The handsome frame-and-panel case will be a focal point wherever you put it. Create striking panels like the one on the desks door by just gluing veneer to MDF. Included with this plan is the accompanying article on Very Easy Veneering. Or, simply skip the veneering and use cherry plywood.
The nothin-fancy desk. All you need is one sheet of plywood. With some careful cutting you can make a corner desk that will serve you for years of use. The measurements given are the maximum size that can be made from one sheet. If you need a shorter size, simply reduce the size of the parts of the desk you wish to change. Basic instructions included, simply follow the cutting guide and assemble using simple butt joints.
While browsing in a furniture store for a small desk for his wife, reader Joel Rupert, found inspiration when he spied a ladder-type bookcase. He modified the design with only two upper shelves and a desk-height worksurface perfect for a laptop computer. Knockdown fasteners securely hold the desk together, and allow quick disassembly for storage or transport.
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