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I want to buy a new computer desk but I only have about $100 to spend any recommendations.
Edit: This is one I like so far
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post #2 of 25
can you post a link to that im in the same boat...
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post #4 of 25
It's a shame you just missed this deal.
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...y-glass-l.html
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post #5 of 25
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My sister in-law destroyed my last glass top desk so i am done with those.
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post #6 of 25
I love these Ikea flat desk

I got one similar to that

TONS of room for speakers subs routers modems externals prints all ontop.

Sturdy and quite cheap.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/40111124
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post #7 of 25
my vote goes to making one. get a solid core wood door thats all flat sand it and stain it then add 4 legs and your done or take some plywood with a real wood finish and then cut, sand, stain/paint then add 4 legs. im making my own desk and i like it as its what i want. i got my cherry plywood and stain for less then 90$ and im sure you can find legs easily or just take them off some old desk

EDIT: it cost me 60-70 for my plywood and thats an 8x4 sheet and that gives alot of options for a desk. mine looks alot like the "ikea GALANT"
Edited by Evil-Jester - 2/14/11 at 10:37pm
    
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post #8 of 25
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Originally Posted by Evil-Jester View Post
my vote goes to making one. get a solid core wood door thats all flat sand it and stain it then add 4 legs and your done or take some plywood with a real wood finish and then cut, sand, stain/paint then add 4 legs. im making my own desk and i like it as its what i want. i got my cherry plywood and stain for less then 90$ and im sure you can find legs easily or just take them off some old desk
Sounds like a good idea but I live in a decent size apartment(not big or small) and i have no tools at all. There is one guy at work that builds cabinets all day. Maybe i could talk him into building it for me? Only problem is he is missing an eye and a few fingers.. should i trust him?
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post #9 of 25
if he builds them all day im sure it will be fine hahaha just ask him what it would cost for a simple table top of your choice then just add legs shouldn't be to much and if your lucky he might do it cheep or free if you supply the materials. as for legs..... just recycle a old desk and take the legs off it also im sure if you buy a 5x5 sheet instead of a 8x4 you will save some money.
    
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post #10 of 25
thought about building one :] ?

proably wouldnt be as pretty as that 1. but still haha
    
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