Cottage desk – Office workers are attracted to the idea of a standing desk to promote better posture and help burn more calories, but it’s not always convenient. An adjustable height desk, on the other hand, combines the best of worlds, offering the benefits of a standing desk and meeting the desk in one. Building a DIY adjustable height cottage desk does not have to be difficult. By adding a surface to an existing adjustable table, you can create an adjustable height desk without having to build one from the bottom.
Measure the cottage desk surface and decide how big to make your wood surface. It is best if the surface of the tree overlaps the edges of existing table by at least four inches to hide existing table. Cut your wood surface to the desired dimensions with a table saw or hand saw. Sand the edges and surfaces of wood with either a power grinder or grinding block to create smooth edges and a smooth surface.
Then for make a cottage desk, place the tree surface on the existing table, measure to ensure it is centered and pinch it to the surface with C clamps to keep it from moving. Drill wooden screws through the existing table and into the worktop in each corner. Make sure the screws are shorter than the combined thickness of the table and the wood surface to ensure that they do not break the surface when screwed into place.