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Design for custom computer desk

Poll Results: Do you like the design?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 37% of voters (3)
    Yes
  • 0% of voters (0)
    No
  • 50% of voters (4)
    I wouldn't buy it but it looks good
  • 12% of voters (1)
    I would buy it
  • 12% of voters (1)
    SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!
  • 0% of voters (0)
    Change what it looks like before my eyes explode from the ugliness!
8 Total Votes  
post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Hi Guys,

Just wanted some feedback on the design of this ne desk im making. I am making it for a NCEA Level 3 course in Product Technology
And was hoping to have some feedback on the overall look, do you like it? would you buy it? and/or what changes would you make?

Thanks, any input would be valuable for the development of my product. It would all count to fulfilling the standard of being 'fit for purpose' in the broadest sense.

Here are some Sketup drawings:

This desk can change it height through the use of linear actuators. Just wish they were cheaper!



post #2 of 3
I like the looks, reminds me of an industrial work environment. Has a modern look to it if you make it with a nice hard wood and painted metal. good way to hide wires too. Nice job.
Edited by six3onei - 4/4/13 at 1:26pm
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post #3 of 3
I like the design!

If you'd like to make it convertible between a sitting and standing desk, my only recommendation would be to make it so the monitor can rise as well.
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