Top 20 DIY Desks For Your Home Office

Productivity and a comfortable work atmosphere are directly correlated with productivity of a person getting influenced highly by comfort factor. If you are someone who works from home and wish to increase your output, you must renovate your home office that appears relaxing as well as multifunctional. A home office must have such furniture that need lesser space and is smart in appearance too. However, these days, one has to spend through his nose when buying home office furniture like desks (today’s topic that would be covered in this post) that are made available easily, but at huge prices. Hence, it is here that DIY furniture comes to rescue. Let us see some 20 DIY desks that one can build himself and these look original as well. Take a look below:

1. Pottery Barn desk for home office

The office desk seen below is a very comfortable DIY office work table that has been composed of two wooden file cabinets and a corner desk. The designer has painted the table top in white with all the legs removed. The two cabinets have been fixed on either ends and serve the purpose of storing all kinds of office items. The transformed desk now looks much more stylish than its original self.

2. Large DIY desk with storage

The corner desk seen below looks very functional with baskets purchased from Ikea that serve well for storing files and other office items. The wooden top has been fixed separately and is available from any shop that sells spare wooden parts. The corner desk is fit to be placed in smaller areas where one needs to save on space. The dark wooden top lends a very elegant touch to the whole office home atmosphere.

3. Industrial home office desk with letter leg

The person who designed this awesome desk has to be given accolades for its sheer creativity. It is an industrial design made out of an old door. The table top looks simple and rugged but it is the alphabet ‘a’ that is used to lend support to the desk.It is an easy DIY project but has lot of creativity involved.

4. DIY pallet computer desk for home office

Your home office mustn’t look shabby and the best way to make it stylish and comfortable is to design it with DIY pallet furniture including chairs and desks. The picture below shows how a small area can be made to look stunning by installing pallet wooden computer desk and matching chair. These can further be polished and coated with glass tops or other accessories to make these look sophisticated.

5. DIY decoupaged map desk for home office

The picture shows a colorful desk made out of maps! Yes, the map desk as we can call it looks quite jazzy with maps decoupaged on the borders as well as on the drawers of the desk. The top is made of white material whose beauty comes alive when maps are decoupaged by designers. The desk seen is a project by Ikea and can alter the very look of your home office.

6. DIY door desk for home office

One can do a total makeover of his office at home by making use of old doors that one can get free or at dirt cheap rates from any shop or construction site. The desk seen in the image was made with an old door found at a building site. The owner just transformed the look by painting it with white and blue, while the top was fitted with a glass cover. The legs of the desk were bought from Ikea. As you can see, the work space is huge and can accommodate a number of things.

7. DIY frame wood corner desk for home office

The home office in the image looks more like a hostel room of a funky dude where the wall in front of the work area is plastered with a collage consisting of various pictures and themes. The frame wood corner desk as seen here has been made of framing wood and all one needs to put this thing together are a few screws and bolts. The legs are very sleek but offer good support.

8. DIY work horse desk for home office

You need not spend humongous amounts of money when buying office furniture. Now a days, one can get DIY furniture
like desks and chairs from Ikea and other such furniture selling giants that offer custom made and cheap DIY furniture that is durable and smart in appearance. In the image is a simple desk from Ikea that is minimalist in design with no glamorous accessories to spruce it up. However, the desk is comfortable and can be used for a very long time. It is stable and is simply perfect for doing office work.

9. DIY double wooden desk for home office

The desk is compact and can fit a small area.

10. DIY home office desk

If you are someone who has been working in an industrial set up and wish to have the same decor back home at your home office, here is presenting you this DIY home office desk that is made of a durable wooden top coupled with industrial piped legs. The look is totally industrial and offers a comfortable area to work, not to forget the style factor involved.

11. DIY stand up home office desk

If your desk area seems a little too congested, you can mount it up with stand up desks such as the ones seen below. There are four stand up desks made of wooden stools that can be used for keeping laptops and other office material as in the image. These stools are cheaply available and offer additional space as well.

12. DIY wooden crates desk for home office

Wooden crates can be safely utilized for making tables or desks for your office use. The picture below shows how the owners have transformed a few of the crates to be used as a desk for home office. These crates, after joining them can serve the purpose of storing files, stationary and a host of other things like a printer or even a laptop. If you wish, you can polish or plaster the desk with shiny covering, or can just leave it raw.

13. DIY modern desk for home office

This DIY white desk offers space for keeping a personal computer and whole lot of other accessories. The long desk is topped with white colored cover with light wooden legs. The designer has fitted a drawer cabinet in dark wood under the desk to provide for more storage. Such furniture helps you to solve any clutter problems and help you keep your work area neat.

14. Cool recycled wooden desk for home office

One can easily use this computer table as a work area as it is anchored with a durable wooden desk that is made of raw wood. The work desk looks rugged and suits the black studio decor of the work office. There is another wooden block that could be used for doing other office work.

15. DIY desk with open shelves for home office

This idea suits such work areas that have space issues as the desk, made of light wood is floating and is supported by iron legs. The wall in front of the desk is fitted with open shelves to offer additional storage solutions. The open shelves too are made of the same textured wood and are supported by sleek iron legs.One can put this area to maximum usage and prevent any cluttering.

16. DIY desk with mini drawers for home office

How would you feel working in an environment that was surreal and looked elegant for you to put in your best? Well, this is one work area that would increase your productivity manifolds as the decor is simply soothing with white home office desk that is broad enough to accommodate your laptop, plus it has a drawer section installed on top of it that offers storage.

DIY desk with mini drawers for home office

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17. Recycled wooden office home desk

Your home office can now look stunning with this awesome piece, a desk made of recycled wood. The look of the desk is smooth and one can get it made from old recycled wooden pieces that are no longer in use. Companies like Ikea too sell furniture made of reclaimed or recycled wood. The best part about using such furniture is that these are durable and are very comfortable to be used for everyday office work.

Recycled wooden office home desk

18. Mint chocolate chip desk for home office

One can do lots of innovations in his or her home office if one needs to feel energized and positive all the time. Seen below is a beautiful DIY mint colored chocolate chip desk in wood that is adorning the office area. The desk comes equipped with book shelves that are fitted as legs. Now, you can not just work but can also use your desk to store books or other things.

19. DIY library desk for home office

There are so many wonderful ways one can transform or bring innovative changes to his home office. Seen in the image is a library desk that is made of a whole set of old and recycled books that are stacked compactly and topped with separate custom cut glass covers. The whole desk looks quite colorful and makes a bold style statement.

20. DIY corner home office L shaped desk

Corner desks such as this one saves space and can hold a lot of things required for doing office work. In the image is an L shaped corner desk made of light wood with many drawers for storing files and paper work. The table is equipped with a section meant for keeping CPU and other electronic gadgets. Such is the look of this desk that it makes the work area look attractive and very neat.

Your home office must look spacious and attractive for you to offer your best. The above 20 DIY desks for your office are stylish and serve more than just good looks. All of these offer great space for working and also offer solutions to store a wide number of items that need to be arranged near your work place. Apart from being smart, these desks are multifunctional too. If you are planning to create a comfortable work area in your home, it is best to invest some time and a little money on creating these desks yourselves. DIY desks are durable and cost effective. Choose and see the difference!

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