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Computer desk build

lhall
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Re: Computer Desk

Thank you for replying. Very useful info

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nagumuthu
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Re: Computer desk build

Hello @Nham,

 

Good work! Well done. At the right time when I was looking for building similar desk for our boys.

May you share information that assist further. Is the paint sprayed and which tools you used to cut the wood (for frame & legs of the table).

 

 

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Nham
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Re: Computer desk build

Hi @nagumuthu 

 

For the paint,I just used a normal paint brush and applied 2-3 coats using Dulux, white on white. It was left over trim paint when we painted the house. For the frame, I got the Bunnings staff to cut everything to length, the staff are awesome and happy to help out.  If I had to modified any lengths on the frame, I used a old jigsaw. For the table top, I used a AEG circular saw (https://www.bunnings.com.au/aeg-1200w-184mm-circular-saw_p0088698) with a 40T circular saw blade. To cut it in a straight line, I used a wooden guide. You may have more experience than me, but I took it slow and was very careful using the circular saw. I did a smaller desk for my youngest son "Student desk with a Spotted Gum top" which shows you how to build the frame. For the table cabling, if you have a PC, I went to ikea and bought the https://www.ikea.com/au/en/p/signum-cable-trunking-horizontal-silver-colour-10200254/. The best part was that, my son did the build with me and he enjoyed making his own desk. Good luck:-) 

 

 

 

 

 

need to use a guide 

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EricL
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Re: Computer desk build

Hello @Nham

 

Thank you so much for sharing that information about your desk build. I'm sure @nagumuthu will appreciate the steps and materials you mentioned in your project.

 

Eric

 

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Linlin
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Re: Computer desk build

Looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing the details.

I want to try and build my own desk, so this is super helpful!

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nagumuthu
Established Contributor

Re: Computer desk build

Hello Nham,

 

Thanks for your reply.

 

Good to know that it's your son favourite project. Wonderful hands on work that motivates him for more wood work.

 

I'm inspired by your son's work to work on this project with a Stone Top above wood.  Let me project the cost and see whether it suits by budget.

 

Thanks

MM

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