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finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 20 Mar 2018, 15:03

i actually bought all the parts a few months ago but only just assembled it because i'm a lazy pos

the top is butchers block (which weighs a fucking ton) and the legs are motorized height adjustable so i can go from sitting to standing desk any time i want. :xx: i finished the top with 4 coats of clear polycrylic and did a lot of sanding between every coat

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(yeah that's a fidget spinner on the floor)
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a co-worker and i actually built the exact same desk - here's a gif of him adjusting the height on it
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 20 Mar 2018, 19:20

Needs more monitor
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 20 Mar 2018, 21:03

green meth tent :alien:
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 20 Mar 2018, 21:10

My desk is from the gloryhole era :alien:
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Ninny » 20 Mar 2018, 21:19

zim wrote: i can go from sitting to standing desk any time i want. :xx:

I would like that too :bulb:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby User » 21 Mar 2018, 13:48

nice desk :xx:

congratsazimtions
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Hitoshura » 21 Mar 2018, 21:02

holy shit that is a baller ass setup, excellent work zim
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Holocaust » 23 Mar 2018, 00:39

:xx:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 23 Mar 2018, 11:50

Hitoshura wrote:holy shit that is a baller ass setup, excellent work zim


:idea:

i've been thinking about overhauling the monitor setup though. i really admire this dudes setup https://imgur.com/gallery/cj79U but i enjoy having multiple smaller monitors right now
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 23 Mar 2018, 12:35

The big monitor with the tiny one next to it looks silly as shit
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby The Ultimate » 23 Mar 2018, 23:28

I tend to get these furniture things for free. From friends who buy it from Ikea and then realize that they have to move a year later and can't be bothered with selling it. :)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Jeep Swenson_hero » 24 Mar 2018, 06:15

More pride in making it yourself.
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby sade » 24 Mar 2018, 21:28

That's great, love the idea of an adjustable/standing desk.

I "made" mine last year, kitchen worktop from Ikea, draws and a trestle.

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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby User » 25 Mar 2018, 11:57

that monitor is weird
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Holocaust » 26 Mar 2018, 07:04

Two legs on that monitor

Gotta contain that resolution
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 02 Apr 2018, 20:08

:redneck::::::::::
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Verbal » 01 Jun 2018, 03:15

did the wall challenge you to a chess match
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Ninny » 07 Jun 2018, 02:31

Sade is practicing :xx:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 07 Jun 2018, 19:21

zim wrote:Image


four monitors and not a single one showing mabb :frown:
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby iamgoat » 07 Jun 2018, 21:14

Yeah that’s :shake:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 07 Jun 2018, 21:14

1 for mabb
3 for porn
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 07 Jun 2018, 21:29

gray porn
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby The Ultimate » 08 Aug 2018, 21:06

Hey you guys how much did these desks cost you
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 09 Aug 2018, 08:44

from Home Depot
Edsal 1.75 in. H x 72 in. W x 30 in. D Maple Butcher Block Workbench Top
$324.61

UPLIFT Height Adjustable Standing Desk Frame - 2-Leg
$474.40 USD


quite expensive, you can definitely get as nice a desk for cheaper
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 09 Aug 2018, 12:42

maple for a desktop, god damn man

birch and ash are way cheaper
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 09 Aug 2018, 13:57

well the up side is that this thing is sturdy af, however it is also heavy af
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 09 Aug 2018, 15:35

any butcher's block countertop ought to be sturdy as fuck, if it is not it was poorly constructed and the person responsible should receive overwhelming scorn

go with a cheaper wood next time :idea: if you aren't using it as an actual cutting board or food preparation surface and aren't in love with the specific aesthetic there's no reason to get such a pricey slab :eek:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby The Ultimate » 09 Aug 2018, 20:54

That's a good desk but mad foreskin fungus like expensive.
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby sade » 11 Aug 2018, 20:49

My desk is a kitchen work top, a trestle and a set of draws - all from Ikea, about £175 I think :huh:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 11 Aug 2018, 21:19

Zim's wasn't that cheap
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby The Ultimate » 11 Aug 2018, 22:27

sade wrote:My desk is a kitchen work top, a trestle and a set of draws - all from Ikea, about £175 I think :huh:


Do you have the SKU number, product code? I want to look that up as well. I like both Zim and your desks so want to look into something similar.
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Re: finally built my own desk

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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby The Ultimate » 22 Aug 2018, 05:42

$150 in the US for that HAMMARP, too expensive for now. Maybe I'll wait for Thanksgiving discounts
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby toozey » 26 Aug 2018, 05:28

noice
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Abzu » 28 Aug 2018, 09:16

Alright, zim.

I'm fucking impressed. Great fucking job, mang.
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 08 Sep 2018, 00:09

my thirst is unending, i bought a new giant monitor and rearranged things. setting things back up for recording music :xx:
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 08 Sep 2018, 00:10

Are those monitors at a wonky fucking angle or is that just the picture
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby zim » 08 Sep 2018, 01:13

the left one looks warped for some reason not sure why, they are tilted downward though
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 08 Sep 2018, 01:43

zim is spending all of his monies itp
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 08 Sep 2018, 01:49

His mom drives a desk
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 08 Sep 2018, 02:23

a $6000 desk
zim wrote:(it's usually really dark)
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby Nick » 08 Sep 2018, 02:27

With some wonkily angled monitors
vega wrote:But when I am meeting she is a round circle like egg. :oldryan: . She is eating 88% of foods and I am paying 100% bill.


Ninny wrote:But I've never seen a fat sexy leopard elevator naked, what do I do when I'm not aroused?
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Re: finally built my own desk

Postby turd monsoon 2: low-pressure buildup » 08 Sep 2018, 03:41

that's where the money goes
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