What kind of wood should I use for a floating desk?
I also decided to go with birch because it’s a beautiful looking piece of plywood. Knowing that we weren’t going to stain or paint our floating desk, birch still allows it to look very pretty and finished.
How deep should a floating desk be?
Floating – Floating or free-standing desks range in size, but common dimensions are 48, 60, and 72 in. wide and 24, 30, and 36 in. deep. You’ll want to leave at least 30 in.
Can you use a floating shelf as a desk?
This type of floating desk is very versatile and can pretty much fit in any space. Turning a small corner into a workspace or home office is easy. All you need is a shelf which you attach to the wall at the desired height and this can be your desk.
How much weight can a floating desk hold?
A typical floating shelf can support weights of about 20 to 30 kilograms depending on the material they are made of and the supporting brackets that are used. 12mm diameter brackets can support shelves of up to 22mm thick loaded with 20kg.
What is a Murphy desk?
For the type of person who needs their own little work area but doesn’t want to have a full-size desk in the house, a Murphy desk is the perfect option. Comparable to a medicine cabinet in size, this wall-mounted desk folds out and offers a work surface which can accommodate a laptop, tablet, documents, etc.