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Only concern is the side shelves are made to hold 110lbs each, the counter top weighs 77lbs.

Other than that though, hows it look?

Colors look.. decent?

Want this style but with good quality:


So I am looking at this after 3 days of measuring / planning:



Also: Any other items I should buy? Specifically looking for some sort of bookshelf speaker stand and a headphone stand, if you can find them.
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post #2 of 16
I will probably buy a vika too.

This one specifically http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S89865536

You're saying they aren't good quality?
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Originally Posted by Dealth0072 View Post
I will probably buy a vika too.

This one specifically http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/S89865536

You're saying they aren't good quality?
I'm saying that hardwood beech > particle board.
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Ooooh, gotcha. I'd say it looks fine.
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post #5 of 16
I have that desk with 5 adjustable legs.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50121453

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60105301

I like it, lots of room.

I ordered two of these for all my cables and they have worked out well.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50035115

    
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I have that desk with 5 adjustable legs.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50121453

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/60105301

I like it, lots of room.

I ordered two of these for all my cables and they have worked out well.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/50035115

Looks a little cramped width wise don't it? :< Or rather depth.
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post #7 of 16
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FUUUUUUUUUUU $99 delivery charge and they don't have it in stock at the local store, only the one 90 miles away.

I guess I'll foot it, $350 for an Ikea desk.. but it seems like it'll come out with great quality.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dealth0072 View Post
Looks a little cramped width wise don't it? :<
The counter top I ordered actually is even thinner (about 25 1/2) wide..

HOWEVER I managed to get a $80 television wall mount for $12 (employee discount ftw!) and I'll be wall mounting my polk speakers.. Only thing on my desk would be PC, keyboard, mouse, etc.
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post #8 of 16
I thought the above though was 23 5/8 though?
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post #9 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dealth0072 View Post
I thought the above though was 23 5/8 though?
Just double checked.. Wow.. that is pretty thin lol.

I can't imagine using that, especially without a wall mounted tv / speakers.
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post #10 of 16
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Just ordered.. and to think for 3 months I was actually pondering one of these:
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