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I like that desk.

You guys are really going to make me drive back to Fry's, huh?
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post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by halifax1 View Post
Haha, I just got back from Wal-Mart.

I found a sweet desk for $44.00! But, the problem is that the base where the keyboard and mouse sits is only 29" wide..

And, to me.. that's hardly any room for my keyboard and mouse. Unless I'm just a moron, but my keyboard would be crazy off to the left just to give myself 7" of mouse room, even though I don't need all that.
ye once i got my g15 i just gave up on the keyboard tray and put mouse/kb on top of the desk, all i had to do is raise my chair slightly lol
post #13 of 22
You could always check out your local Salvation army and other thrift shops.

I nabed a nice Executive desk for $50 once.
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ye once i got my g15 i just gave up on the keyboard tray and put mouse/kb on top of the desk, all i had to do is raise my chair slightly lol
Yeah, I cannot stand those keyboard trays.

It feels awkward as hell to use a keyboard not at the same level as the mouse.
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post #15 of 22
Check out ikea, they sell table tops in various wood species, styles and colors by themselves, some as low as $30-50 (good size, should hold what you want easily). But the real kicker would be the table legs you can buy as well that are supposed to match the pre drilled holes, there's some as low as $5 per leg, so essentially you could make yourself a relatively plain, yet spacious desk for $50-70.

Just keep an eye on shipping, and which items they will actually ship.. my drafting table for instance has glass so they wouldn't ship it, I had to drive 3 hours

Here's the cheapest table top and cheapest leg combo.

Roughly 4' wide and 2' deep - click, there's also a white variation for even cheaper. I like the black one however, still pretty cheap.

Roughly 27" tall, black plain legs - click, there's also adjustable height legs, trestles, and some other styles.
    
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post #16 of 22
This Z-Line desk is Awesome!! It is Blue glass, very nice looking! >>>

http://www.staples.com/office/suppli...130200&cmArea=
    
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post #17 of 22
I got this desk about a month ago, looking for the exact same thing as you, although i have a 22" screen.

This should be perfect for you if you have enough room. Its quite large although i do have a very small bedroom

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/10111489

The picture on ikea dosent really show what the desk looks like i will post a picture of my own

I also got drawers to match my black/brown model of that. cannot find them online tho sorry.

The desk itself is extreamly strong and does not wobble at all. good buy if you ask me

Hes a picture of my desk * Sorry for the mess *
And the quality of the picture

http://img338.imageshack.us/my.php?image=spa0077ch5.jpg

Pm me if you need a better picuture or anything ^^

Hope i helped.
Edited by Luk3h - 12/20/08 at 11:26pm
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post #18 of 22
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
that's a very nice desk. I like something looks like that.
here is mine. take a look at it. I jump on it like 100 times and it's still strong. It's a great desk but it's too heavy to move around.
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Check Craigslist also. I see them low as $35
    
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Holy thread bump Batman!
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