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Alright guys, it's been 8 years since i got this desk and its falling apart now. As you can see from the picture below its in different tiers.



I'm looking for a new desk now, I want to bring my computer off the ground aswell and put it on the desk, so I'm looking I guess for a 1 tier desk (Normal Desk) where I can fit my monitor, tower, keyboard and mouse. I have no clue where to look though. I'm not looking for anything fancy, I just want some strong material that will hold and I need the width to be no bigger than 60 inches. - In other words I'm looking for a desk that will fill more or less the whole alcove in the picture where as the current desk only fills about half.

I live in the UK so any links to UK shops would be great aswell.

Thanks
Edited by Jue - 7/24/11 at 6:15am
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A lot of people here on the forum like/use ikea desks. Here is a link to one of the more popular desks: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S19852113 they have plenty of options for various price points. As far as I know, they have shops all over the world, including the UK
    
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I use a tempered glass worktable and it has served me well for 6-7 years now and is extremely easy to clean/maintain plus no issues cutting up stuff and no scratches hehe
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Whats so good about a flash desk?

We just pick them up second hand off a ebay type auction site in new zealand, my one is flat, cost around $20 i think and its perfect Although I wouldnt mind it being a few inches longer. I have my rig and two monitors on it, its a snug fit, which is a pity because I want too replace my 14" crt with a 27" one
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^^ dude you just help me find my desk, there is an ikea like 20 min from me thanks! +rep
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by trog View Post
I use a tempered glass worktable and it has served me well for 6-7 years now and is extremely easy to clean/maintain plus no issues cutting up stuff and no scratches hehe
I would like to see your set up. Sounds somethin similar to what I'm looking for.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by bronxbomber90 View Post
I would like to see your set up. Sounds somethin similar to what I'm looking for.

"You can help create your own luck, you can make things happen through hard work and intelligence."- Donald J. Trump


There is actually a lot of space at the foot of the table but i use to dump my CDs that i accumulated over the years Some may find the looks too plain but i am very happy about its durability/functionality so ya hehe

Ooops fished out the table pic from site hehe

Edited by trog - 8/2/11 at 9:09am
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Yea is different from what I had in mind. I kind of hate that area just for the keyboard. Our house computer is the same concept except is not glass. But I never put the keyboard there. Lol

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Well it's a slide out tray and am actually glad of this portion of the table cos i dun want to take up valuable table space for kb + mouse hehe
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