OK here goes
I don't do any woodworking and don't have any desire to
What I want is a stand up computer and work desk.......
5 foot long and 20" deep. I want to be able to sit in
a high stool or stand up to do things on my computer,
pay bills , etc. I want to quit sitting too much....
that's the idea for a stand up height bench
here is another requirement..... I must be able to
break down said table for easy movement by one
On Fri, 25 Jul 2008 17:59:29 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
First thing is where in the world are you, and secondly how much do you
want to pay?
Custom-made, custom-designed bespoke furniture is cheaper than you might
and is affordable, if you _really_ want a desk to your specific design.
Costs more than cheap factory furniture, costs less than high-end
factory furniture that's all about adding to the pricetag in pretentious
shops. OTOH, you need to deal direct with the makers, and they probably
need to be local if it's not to be unworkable. Ask around, wherever
woodworkers are to be found (web, galleries, colleges, real toolshops,
Cats have nine lives, which is why they rarely post to Usenet.
Yes, go to you local hardware store ask to see their assortment of screw on
legs for tables. These are attached with four screws in a plate, into
which screws the leg itself. Then buy a section of inexpensive counter top
(they will cut it to length for you) and ask your friendly neighborhood
store assistant to select screws that will hold the plates to the
countertop and not go through (if not too busy and in a good mood, might
even do it for you). Take it home, screw the leg plates on the section of
countertop near the four corners, screw the legs into the plates
look at the desk I made for my wife at:
http://cyrille.hydrix.com/eng/woodworking3.html (Jaimle's desk version 2)
it's a little bit deeper than your request and slightly longer (but not as
the 4 feet can be knocked out for easy storage and movement...
I can get you plans if you want to, or even make one for you if you are
where do you live?
This is more along the lines of a workbench, however, take a look at
www.adjustabench.com although you may want to be sitting down when you look
at the prices of complete benches plus shipping. ;^)
As mentioned here in the group, take a look at IKEA. I know for a fact that
they make an adjustable desk that is reminiscent of a drafting table in the
sense that it can be raised so that you can stand at it and is fully
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