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FUCK IT - I'm just gonna BUILD a desk.. Anyone else done it?

Discussion in 'Andy Sneap' started by Melb_shredder, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. Ermz

    Ermz ¯\(°_o)/¯

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    Yup. Only desk I found that would fill most of my criteria is the Argosy Aura 360... but check the price Awave are selling those for ;)
     
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    Man you stole my idea haha. No worries :p Looks exactly like my desk :)
     
  3. GeertSamuel

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    Yes I did..I'm part Japanese, that's why..
    But, I allready had this idea some years ago, I've seen it in a catalogue in the past, not from Argosy but another manufacturer.
    Then Istumbled upon your build, and I was like "that how I need it"...

    I was planning and still will give you credits in my thread :)..which will be created tonight.
     
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    ^

    Haha nice man. Although if i would have made it today i probably would have made it more slant. So the monitors always would be over the last rack. Would probably been better. I've put my monitors on stands because the bass response reproduced itself in the desk :s
    Looks nice though :)
     
  5. Jarkko Mattheiszen

    Jarkko Mattheiszen The FU guy.

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    Thought about this and said fuck it, get an argosy.
     
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    Well my desk did cost around 350$ to make, an argosy well that one costs allot.
     
  8. Melb_shredder

    Melb_shredder Orpheus: Melodic Death

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  9. Terminus

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    I'm part of the way through a simple desk build, Lowe's is your friend if you have the tools handy (or have a friend that has a table saw).
     
  10. Melb_shredder

    Melb_shredder Orpheus: Melodic Death

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    Ok... on further reflection, I changed the design up! The desk is much thinner now and leaves space for dedicated Monitor stands :)
    Any Aussie guys got a recommendation on where to get some down here?? :)
     
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    You can build those too, I did. I just bought 3/4" MDF board and cut it into what I needed. Then two 80lb bags of sand and some glue, screws and spraypaint.
     
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    @ Drip- Would you be willing to go into details with the estimated cost in US dollars and a print? That's way cool.

    I'm about to get a desk myself. But I think I'm just going to play it safe and go with Studio Trends' stuff... I only need 6Us and have it all in a Gator already... I dunno.
     
  14. Loren Littlejohn

    Loren Littlejohn Lover of all boobage.

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    My desk (racks and keyboard drawer not yet installed in this pic):
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    more current photo.
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    Nebulous Daniel

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    Chris, I don't know what sort of design you're looking for now, but check out the Ikea desks. I cought one for $99 and it's all I needed.
    http://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/10180048/

    Though I have a rack unit to one side of it. The desk is mainly for keyboard and mouse. I even have a stand for my screen and will shortly have stands for my monitors too.

    Just another option to throw into the mx....
     
  16. Ermz

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    That desk is almost ideal for a low-tech solution, Dan.

    What kind of screen stand do you have? I've been looking for one to mount a 42" TV onto, and just move it the hell away from my face.
     
  17. Melb_shredder

    Melb_shredder Orpheus: Melodic Death

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    Not a bad idea dan, but I really am hoping to compensate with the rack built in etc. I'll chuck up the final build pic when it's confirmed to my specs :D
     
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    Melb_shredder Orpheus: Melodic Death

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    I think we are DONE here :p Maybe put an angle on the RACK but apart from that all good :)

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    You're still going to have to sit off-centre in that position so you're always going to hear more from the left channel, very nice otherwise
     
  20. Melb_shredder

    Melb_shredder Orpheus: Melodic Death

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    Nah, it just means one monitor stands needs to be 8" further than the other! Easy done :D
     

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