DIY Desk With Storage Tutorial
My mom recently just built a house. I'm so excited to start showing it off and all that we have planned for it! The first thing that was a must was a desk. The desk I had made for her before didn't fit through the doorway to her new office. It's a shame because I really loved that desk! (click here to check it out. It was made from a dresser!) :) But, that also meant I got to design a desk for her and her needs. She gave me the exact size she needed with everything so I got to work!
Here's my cut list for this size of desk. It, of course, can be changed to suit your needs, longer, narrower, etc.
3 - 2x4@ 36" (top and bottom long rails)
5 - 2x4 @ 21" (side rails)
3 - 2x2 @ 21" (side shelf supports)
4 - 2x2 @13" (front shelf supports)
4 - 2x4 @ 13" (shelf rails)
3 pieces of 3/4" plywood at 24 1/2x13" (shelves)
1 piece of 3/4" plywood at 30x54" (top)
Step 1: Using a pocket hole jig, create 2 holes on each side rail. Holes should be on the same facing side. Secure 1 side rail to the top portion of a leg. I used wood glue and the interlocking screws in 1 1/2" length.
Step 16: I secured the top piece to the rest of the desk with wood glue and 1 1/2" nails.
Homemade Haven and tweaked them from there to suit my needs.
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