Sunday, June 13, 2010

How to build an office l Personal

from the top. go to lowes. buy some aspen, 3 2x4's, brushes and some classy polyurethane. Stick it in your car.

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Since this desk is meant to scream minimalist, your basic structure consists of 2x4's and the desktop.....the aspen. Sand the top & sides of the aspen really well until smooth then coat with a light coat of poly. I repeated this step slowly 4 times. also, depending on your shiny preference.

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Once your surface is in tip top shape, you're ready to mount. You will need two L brackets for a standard 27" piece of aspen. Each bracket will take three pieces: two 22"'s and an 18".When attaching your 2x4's to the wall, locating studs are always a super fantastic idea. If your walls are vintage paneling and your homes original contractor was a bit dopey in the metric area........guess.

After working out a few kinks depending on your office preferences, we have an office.

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I was going to blog my pretty new desktop separately, but it kind of fits in with the whole desk thing....right?

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(before you think i'm wedding crazed....that magazine is strictly inspirational. no, really)

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i love power tools!

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