Are you looking for a standing desk? If yes, then you must have seen the prices. Pretty expensive, isn’t it! But you can’t spend that huge amount just on a desk. So what to do? Wouldn’t you get yourself a standing desk? Of course, you can buy standing desks. But if you want to have a good posture and at a reasonable price, you’ve to go for a DIY standing desk. But first, you should know how standing desks are beneficial.
Unlike other desks where you have to crouch and sit, a standing desk solves that problem. With a standing desk, you don’t have to be sloppy as you can adjust the height of your desk. You can stand straight or take an appropriate chair and work at your standing desk. This will be not only comfortable but also good for your posture.
How to build a standing desk?
Since standing desks are expensive yet you must have one, the best way is to have it is to make it. Now the basic question arises how to make a standing desk? Technically you don’t have to make the desk yourself; you can give it to the carpenter. But it would help if you keep few things in mind before giving out the contract to your carpenter.
- Measure the area
Mostly people who are working in an office need a standing desk. So when you are working from home, you would need a desk at your home. But before you go-ahead to build a DIY standing desk, don’t forget to measure the room. It is because if you don’t, you’ll end up building a giant desk for your small room. That can cause a lack of space in the room.
- Ideal height
If you have a standing desk yet sit on a small chair, then it won’t be of no use! Isn’t it? Well, if you want to avoid that, then you must take into consideration your ideal height. A proper and correct height will allow you to have the right standing desk posture.
The basic thing to bear in mind while building your standing desk is the cost. It is because you are choosing to build it in the first place instead of buying because of the price. So when you want to give it to a carpenter who’ll make a customized desk, you need to consider the cost. The cost generally depends on the materials used and the availability of them. So try to make your deck out of the most readily available materials.
- Take the door’s measure
Since you have to the desk through the doors, you need their right measurements. If you fail to take the right measurements, your desk might get stuck. And as a result, you either damage the doors to get it in or disassemble the desk.
Make your homemade standing desk in such a manner that you can adjust the height of the desk. You can ask your carpenter to make some alterations that will help you adjust the chair’s height accordingly.