Built a Desk
Posted 06 April 2012 - 09:39 AM
Case: CoolerMaster Elite 330
PSU: CoolerMaster Silent PRO 700 Modular
CPU: i5 650 - @3.6; stock cooler
MoBo: Gigabyte P55A-UD3
RAM: Kingston 2x4GB @ 1600 9-9-9-24
GPU: ATI HD5830 1GB
HDD: 5 discs totaling 3.08TB(one of these is +7 years old and still kicking)
Monitor: BenQ 22in LED FullHD
Posted 06 April 2012 - 02:34 PM
That's something I'd like to have on my desk if I ever get around to making my own. I have three sets of headphones and right now I don't have a good setup for them.
Good work man. I really like the idea of the holes leading into the "cable management" area you put in, nice thinking! Honestly, I think that's the best idea I've ever seen in a desk xD. There's one thing I would add if that was my desk: A rod protruding about 5" from the right corner of the desk (for hanging headphones when you get up.) Thought I'd mention it in case you wanted something like that too.
I've been wanting to build my own desk forever, and unlike the million mods I consider and never do: It's something I'm going to do. When I do, I'll let you know what it looks like.
I'd also like to see this when it's finished, I've been thinking about making my own desk for a while now for a triple 28" setup. Sadly time, money, and skill are what I'm lacking.
Posted 06 April 2012 - 05:15 PM
Finally got somewhere on the monitor stand/arms. Since I am basically working with what I got it's taken some extra thought (all my dad on this one, he thought of how to solve the problem of not being able to weld the galvanized steel).
The WIP stand in the vice, clamped together to get the general idea.
Testing the mounting system to the desk itself (Chocolate Lab in the back, eating wood. The dumb dog loves to eat wood shavings)
Attached to the desk with the arms
I do have a Logitech G930, so I might make something to attach it too. The right side of the desk is going to have the case, so I can't put anything there. The left side of the desk will be against a wall so can't put it there.
Posted 07 April 2012 - 03:38 PM
Despite the large gap you'll see in one of these pictures this thing is . strong as hell. It's all steel, though since I am working with freebie steel I have to work around things like the gaps.
Posted 08 April 2012 - 07:02 PM
I also have some work to do on the monitor mounts as the monitors don't line up perfectly, have to cut some of the bolts off so they don't stick out but I am happy with it so far.
Posted 19 April 2012 - 11:06 AM
Edited by S.T.A.L.K.E.R., 19 April 2012 - 11:11 AM.
Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:20 PM
Man these spammers are geniuses...put (NO SPAM) in the thread title to hide the spam. It's brilliant. Hopefully this doesn't catch on...what if rapists wear signs that say (NOT A RAPIST)? They will be raping everybody! D:
Posted 19 April 2012 - 12:47 PM
Yeah. I got it for free and it oddly enough is a 720p HDTV. It works for what I need.
You need a bigger tv
Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:35 PM
Nice setup, I'm gelatin
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