DIY Office Desk Ideas

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A home office can be anything from a casual work area, for paperwork or crafts, to a more serious set up for a home business.  The most important work surface, being the desk, may need to serve some specialized needs which could be hard to outfit properly for the home environment.  That is when a desk diy may be the best answer.

These desk DIYs show how a custom piece really makes the most use of the office space as well as offering an amazing and creative design that is especially comfortable for the home.  You can find the tutorial for these desk diys by clicking on the photos.

pottery barn inspired desk diy

Pottery Barn inspired desk diy by Ikea Hackers

This desk is well suited for the more serious business side of things.  It was easily made from combining file cabinets and an Ikea desk top that were all painted to match.  You will want to check out the before and after on this one!

old door desk

Old door desk by Plant Eat Create

Here is a cool idea using an old door as the desk top.  Rustic looking saw horses for the legs just add to the charm of this creative home office desk.  And, if you like the idea of using old doors, you have to check out this next idea as well:

old door table desk

Old door desk by Manoteca

There isn’t a tutorial for this one but you can purchase it!  Does it give you a little inspiration for maybe a diy idea of your own?  I love how the doors are on hinges with storage pouches underneath.

rustic office desk diy

Rustic office desk Pottery Barn Style by Hoosier Homemade

If you liked the first example of the diy desk by Ikea Hackers plus the use of old doors, you will love this desk diy by Hoosier Homemade.  It was made with a top from old barn doors and includes handy storage cabinets underneath which are also the supports.

recycled board desk diy

Recycled board desk by Shelterness

Here is a desk made up entirely of recycled boards.  There is even an old side table incorporated into this design.  The finished look is very unique and creative.

And….of course some pallet desks have to be in the mix.  Here are a couple of my favorites:

pallet desk

Pallet desk by Thistlewood Farms

I love how the wood pallet sits on a contrasting table top base!  The look is very shabby chic.

pallet wood desk

Pallet wood desk by Funky Junk Interiors

On the more rustic side, this desk surface provides ample room for projects.

Happy Building!

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