How to Build Your Own Desk

By Chris Lambton

Difficulty level

Expert

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Tools used

  • Precision Hand Saw (7 in.)
  • Precision Hand Drill
  • Precision Screwdriver
  • Tape Measure (16 ft.)

Supply list

  • • 1½" finishing nails

    • 1½" screws

    • One sheet of ¾" walnut plywood pre-cut at store to the following dimensions:
      - One piece cut to 16" x 46"
      - Two pieces cut to 16" x 35" 
      - Three pieces cut to 16" x 14"
      - One piece cut at 16" x 12"
      - Two pieces at 16" x 8 ¾"

    • One 1" x 2" measuring 8' long that will be cut to the following dimensions:
      - Two pieces of 1" x 2" at 10"
      - Two pieces of 1" x 2" at 35"