IKEA Standing Desk Hack

There’s no need to sink a couple of paychecks into getting started with a standing and working lifestyle. Along with the previously reviewed QuikLok Laptop Pedestal, there are ways to create your own full-size standing desk on a budget.

Sure, you could go the ultra-cheap route and use a wooden door, lay it on a kitchen table, and prop it up with phone books, but many people will be looking at creating something a bit more aesthetically pleasing. One well-publicized way of doing this is to use parts from everyone’s favorite hip, low-cost home furnishing retailer, IKEA. IKEAHackers.com has posted a great step-by-step guide with pictures on how to go about getting it done.

All you need is:

Voila! With a little bit of assembly time you can have your own great-looking standing desk for around $200.

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