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I am pondering on building myself a corner desk to accommodate my needs for school. I have drawn/modified a desk from Knock Off Wood. I am not final on the desk just yet, as I have yet to factor in price vs. buying a used desk and build time. As well I have some tweaking left to do but I'm not sure where or how yet. I think the desk is too big and too small as I sit here with my tape measure . I am creating this thread to get your opinions on the design and manufacturing process. I may also turn this thread, or create another into a build log if I have the time. I will include .skp files if any of you hardcore sketchup fans want to show your ideas.

UPDATE: Added new pictures! Added a monitor riser! Added more support to desk frame! Adjusted lengths to better suit available space.

UPDATE 2: Adjusted length of left side to 84" up from 64 1/2"! Modified monitor riser to increase desk/storage space (thanks to Jonny i5)
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Edited by Snipe07 - 7/1/10 at 4:07pm
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post #2 of 17
I say go with that and be sure to cut a hole in the wood on the right side of the PC case(pic 2) so that side fan is vented.
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I was thinking about putting in a platform for my monitors that can double as a cable management box but im not sure. +rep for the good suggestion! im not sure if i will use it though, as i plan on having a bit of space on that side of the pc.
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Updated OP with a terrible render lol i need to learn how to use Kerkythea
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lots of views but nobody has ?
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lots of views but nobody has ?
Give me the dimensions and i can give you a decent render in 3d max.. the right side looks like it need more support.. It will probably wobble like that
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Give me the dimensions and i can give you a decent render in 3d max.. the right side looks like it need more support.. It will probably wobble like that
thanks for your input! +rep! do you just want me to post the .skp file for dimensions? and renders aren't all that important.
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thanks for your input! +rep! do you just want me to post the .skp file for dimensions? and renders aren't all that important.
They arent but they are kool

What about orthographic views

If you throw in a scale in there i can do it.
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I have a corner desk that I've removed the top monitor casing and right sided bookshelf from. It pretty much looks like what you have now in your OP. I really enjoy mine. It fits in the corner perfect and gives me plenty of space. The other nice thing is that I'm lazy and use the ^ part to rest my elbows!
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They arent but they are kool

What about orthographic views

If you throw in a scale in there i can do it.
Im not exactly sure what you are asking for here.. my OP has approximate measurements in some of the pics
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