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    Homemade Desks Anyone?

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    im lookin at desks, and they seem pretty expensive. has anyone here succesfully made a desk for thier mixer, keyboard, or whatever?
    pictures?

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    thomas

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    ^^Nice link^^

    I'd actually like to. Though I don't know how comfortable I am with losing some fingers in the process.

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    Yeah, I actually made all the furniture for my studio (except for the chair)...I found that retailers were just charging too much money for studio furniture...so went on a shopping spree @ The Home Depot and here is the result... total cost was about $200 (Desk, Rack, Keyboard Stand)

    word of advice; before building anything, sit down and come up with a decent blueprint...This way you will save tons of time...

    btw: the pics were taken before the studio was complete (dont hate)lol...




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    How could you hate on that. Its beautiful

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    Quote Originally Posted by FiLtEr
    Yeah, I actually made all the furniture for my studio (except for the chair)...I found that retailers were just charging too much money for studio furniture...so went on a shopping spree @ The Home Depot and here is the result... total cost was about $200 (Desk, Rack, Keyboard Stand)

    word of advice; before building anything, sit down and come up with a decent blueprint...This way you will save tons of time...

    btw: the pics were taken before the studio was complete (dont hate)lol...



    Very nice! Did you stain the wood yourself?

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    Yeah, I actually started with oak panels, 8'x4' cut them, stained them, lacquered them...also did the floors, which was my biggest achievement...lol

    dont get me wrong Ive been in the construction for 10 years, so I have all the necessary equipment, which is crucial.


    Floors after sanding


    Floors after


    I'm gonna make a post soon with my whole studio buildup from start to finish...

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    You did some great work on that matching studio floor and furniture, man.
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    Thanks, the whole project took about 1 month from start to finish...I still need to turn the closet into a vocal booth, but have no urgent need for that now

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    dang...so $200 for everything?? including the stain and what not?? im speakin on the desk/rack themselves, not the floor...

    so you chose oak panels then?? everything seems structurally sound as well...the spot looks really really nice man, you did a fantastic job...i am lookin to build myself a desk just like that one except i want to have 2 more accompaning desks of similar size so im glad to hear that it wont cost me an arm and a leg...
    "I aint no credited institute graduate, I aint from nazareth, my conception wuddint immaculate, I aint master no calculus...a good addition to the rap audiaaance...I backflipped on the mattress they slept on me on..." Lupe Fiasco - "Just Might Be Okay"

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