A few years ago, having a computer was considered a luxury. Many children dreamed of having such a car at home. If we talk about our time, there is a desktop computer in almost every apartment - this is normal and even necessary. Since one has to sit at a computer often, especially if your work is connected to the Internet, it is important to ensure that it has a suitable place that is comfortable and functional.
Often a desk for a computer or laptop is a regular desk or even a sofa. But for the convenience of work and preservation of your health you need a special table, which will be an excellent addition to the design of the apartment. This article will help you learn , how to make a computer desk with your own hands (at home). We will also show drawings, photos and video instructions.
First of all, you need to decide what kind of table you need and what it will serve. The list of components of the system, which includes:
In addition to the basic configuration, you should consider the speakers, cords, modem, printer, scanner and other devices that you will use in your work. Consider whether you will make shelves, if yes, how many.
An important moment, the material from which the table will be made. The most commonly used sheets of particleboard - it is inexpensive and, at the same time, reliable material.
Selection of a place should also be given a lot of time. It is clear that the less space will be occupied by the table, the freer in the apartment. But do not overdo it, if the table is too small, it will not be able to perform its multifunctional work.
The prerequisites for placement rules are:
The next step after choosing a specific room and location is the design of the product itself. Before you make a drawing, you need to select the type of table. It can be:
By choosing the most appropriate type of table, you can equip your workplace most comfortably and with minimal cost. Moreover, it depends on how quickly you collect it.
A straight table is a classic. You can compare it with a simple desk. This option is suitable if you use a computer from time to time or for professional work that requires concentration and attention. The presence of direct space along the wall with a window allows you to choose this option.
Corner table - for people who spend hours near the monitor. The material for such a design will go the least, and it will not take up much space. But for the important work of such a table is not suitable. First, there is little space, which means that papers, office or other personal tools will constantly interfere.
The table in the corner puts pressure on the human psyche. This fact has been proven by psychologists, therefore, corner structures are strictly prohibited in offices.
The combined table is something between an option 1 and 2. This design is ideal, but takes a lot of space. The presence of shelves and cabinets allows you to store personal belongings, documents and folders so that they do not interfere, but are at hand.
So, having figured out all the theoretical points, you can start building the structure at home. The first step is to calculate the height of the table. The standard height of an average construction is 75 cm. But if your height is above average, there is a formula that allows you to calculate the height correctly:
Height * 75/175
Suppose your height is 180 cm. If apply the formula, it turns out:
180 * 75/175 = 77 cm
Next, you should make the drawings. Remember, how accurately and accurately you make a drawing depends on the quality of the finished product and the amount of time and effort expended. Give him enough attention. Here is an example of a simple design that can be easily done at home.
This classic version is simple to manufacture and does not require a lot of material for its construction.The design has the following parts:
As you can see, there will be a place for all components of the computer system, the main thing is to place everything correctly.
Having collected all the necessary tools, you can get to work. You will need this kit:
At this the preparatory work is over, you can start work.
structure. As you can cut uneven edges and chips when you cut the laminated chipboard, it is better to take the drawing you like and order a cutting material in a furniture factory. There they will be able to perform pasting edge. Below are the drawings and diagrams of complex structures. You just have to collect all the parts yourself.
To bring the project to life, you will need the following parts:
So when all the details are cut, you can easily assemble such a straight table for the computer. Here are the stages of work:
It remains only to set the finished table to the place that you have chosen.
You can also make a computer desk at home. You need patience, perseverance and a little imagination. Then your home will have a "haven" for "smart" technology and its user.
In the provided video material, you can familiarize yourself with how to make a computer desk at home:
In the drawings, you will be able to examine various designs of a computer desk:
Drawing of a standard desk
Table with niches
Small table layout
Drawing of the corner table
The computer desk is schematically
Drawing of the table and nightstands
Furniture set for Computer
Drawing and photo