Because with enough liquid resin, anything is possible, YouTuber buildxyz constructed his dream standing desk by encasing printed circuit boards (PCBs) in clear plastic. What a beauty. As I’m sure Indiana Jones would agree, it belongs in a museum.
Presumably using a healthy dose of The Force, filmmaker Glen Vivaris of the YouTube channel Glen Makes crafted this Star Wars-inspired workbench from an old IKEA desk. Most impressive! For reference, I turned my old IKEA desk into kindling, which I then used to light the sofa at my last bonfire party.
You know what your beach-themed office is missing? A surfboard desk with a shark bite out of it. Well, don’t worry, because Lunar Lounge Design on Etsy has you covered with this $950 handmade shark bite surfboard desk.
Remember the first time you saw Jaws? How long did it take before you felt safe going back to the beach? Because I saw it thirty years ago and still haven’t been back. Enter the whimsical shark desk from Cilek, a much less menacing-looking shark than Bruce (the shark from Jaws, named by Steven Spielberg after his lawyer, Bruce Ramer).
Every desktop could use a little help to keep organized. You could go with a traditional pencil caddy or you could go ahead and get yourself a case of crabs. Stationery Crustaceans are little plastic crabs that are designed to hold small objects in their mighty pincers.
Did you know the giant space slug that lived inside that asteroid in The Empire Strikes Back was called an Exogorth? Me either. You learn something new every day. Well, now you can have your very own Exogorth to keep on your desktop.
Computer users with small desks often wish they had more desk space. However, workspace can be hard to come by thanks to big computer displays and keyboards. Samsung now has a slick display called the Space Monitor.
I’ve had a crappy desk for as long as I can remember. It was too small, uncomfortable and wobbly. I worked on that same desk for nearly a decade, mostly because I didn’t think anything else would be better.
Do you dream of being an Imperial pencil pusher? That’s how Grand Moff Tarkin got started. This TIE Fighter desk is part of Rooms to Go’s Star Wars line of furniture and it looks just like the starfighters of the Galactic Empire.
Overbed tables have been around for a long time, you probably know them mostly from hospitals. They’re great for eating breakfast in bed, or maybe using a laptop in a pinch. Well, if you plan on never getting out of bed, you might as well go for the Unicoo Overbed Table.
If you have a couple of grand to spare, you can buy this cool Jeep Desk created by Canett Furniture. It is made from an recycled Jeep hood. It certainly makes for an awesome desk and you can provide your own vroom vroom sounds while getting your work done.
The past decade has seen a rise in sit to stand desks. A California startup called Altwork wants to take your working habit to the final frontier: lying down. The Altwork Station has lots of motorized and mechanical moving parts that let you work in practically any position you want.
Here’s a fun project that uses two Raspberry Pi units. Frederick Vandenbosch made his PiDesk as his entry to Element 14’s Sci Fi Your Pi contest. The desk has a Raspberry Pi 2 B running Ubuntu MATE, while the futuristic furniture’s hidden controls are powered by a Raspberry Pi B+.
Many folks out there practically live at their desks already. These are the people with jobs that require long hours and some of those folks probably feel like taking a nap every now and again. Usually, napping in the office means a crick in the neck from trying to sleep sitting in your chair and perhaps a reprimand from your boss for sleeping on the job.
Three years ago, we checked out the Locus, an expensive standing desk with a stool. Wayne Yeager’s LeanChair is another alternative to standing desks. Instead of letting you rest on your butt, it has a backrest and a footrest, allowing you to lean back while standing.
Super-Fan Builds has done again. They truly make geek dreams come true. How would you like to have this Star Trek Enterprise desk and chair in your home or office? I would never get any work done, because I would be too busy zipping around, pretending I’m going to warp speed.