This Cheap DIY Standing Desk Fits In Tiny Spaces

This Cheap DIY Standing Desk Fits In Tiny Spaces

By now, we all know about the benefits of standing desks, but replacing your own desk is a big leap of faith. If you want to practice with a standing desk before you decide to take the leap, this simple IKEA hack is really easy to build, and will barely cost you anything.

The top of the table is a $10 IKEA Lack side table, while the legs are custom cut from 2×2 spruce lumber that you could get at any hardware store. Just add some crossbeams and paint, and you’re done. This isn’t the first time we’ve featured an IKEA standing desk, or even one utilising the LACK, but I like this design because it’s an entire desk unto itself, and doesn’t require stacking extra work surfaces on top of a normal desk.

It’s also very small, and could fit in the corner of your home office if you aren’t ready to take the plunge into full-time standing. Check out the source link for more detailed instructions, and get more ideas from our roundup of IKEA standing desks.

Decent Standing Desk for less than $20 [IKEA Hackers]


  • I’ve been doing some research and found that searching ‘bar tables’, ‘work benches’ (like garage and tools) often yield good results. You can find some at 90-110cm high which is normally the right height, just add a monitor clamp to raise the monitor and presto!

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