I wanted a desk which:
Everything except for the desk-surface, -sides, drawer fronts and cable tray, was lasercut. Which allowed me to keep very close tolerances and results in a perfect fit without the need to keep extra space for manual alignment.
There is a cable management tray on the back, running the full width of the desk.
The cabinets and drawers were cut from poplar plywood, the desk surface, sides and drawer fronts were made from rubberwood. The desk surface and sides were stained mahogany, and finished with four layers of oil based high gloss polyurethane and three layers of the same in satin. The drawer fronts were finished with three layers of water based satin polyurethane.
And provided with templates for their contents, so I can at a glance see when my wife has not returned my stapler...
The laptop drawer has a hinge system along which the wires run, to allow easy opening without damaging the wires.
I also added three boxes to:
created: 2014/08/23 last updated: 2017/11/24