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10 Free Desk Plans

DIY Desk Plans That Are Free to Download

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These free desk plans will give you everything you need to successfully build a desk for your office or any other space in your home where you need an area to work or create.

Building a desk can be a beginner to intermediate woodworking project depending on what plan you choose to tackle. Whichever one you choose, you'll find detailed building instructions, diagrams, and photos to help you along the way.

After you've looked at the free desk plans, be sure to take a look at my free plans for bookcases, coffee tables, wine racks, Adirondack chairs, kitchen islands, bunk beds, porch swings, and other free woodworking plans.

1. Sawhouse Trestle Desk Plan from Ana White

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The design of this free desk plan by Ana White is inspired from Restoration Hardware's Sawhorse Trestle Desk. By building it yourself, you'll get the same look for a fraction of what you could buy it for.

Plenty of color photos, a materials and tools list, a cut list, step-by-step directions, diagrams, and user photos are all included in this free desk plan.

2. Rona's Free Desk Plan

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Rona has a free desk plan that builds this great looking desk that includes a cabinet and several drawers.

You'll find a tools and materials list, diagrams, and building steps included in this free desk plan.

3. The Casual Desk from More Like Home

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Here's a free desk plan that will build a simple desk using just 2x4s. It will cost you under $25 so there's no reason not to give it a go.

Simple building instructions and diagrams will step you through using this free desk plan.

4. Free Desk Plan from Home at Home

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Home at Home has a unique free desk plan available that features an adjustable table top just right for your growing child.

There is a tools list, materials list, written instructions, color photos, and blueprints available as part of this free desk plan.

5. Parson Tower Desk Plan from Ana White

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Here's another free desk plan from Ana White. This design will give a huge work top and lots of space for storage.

This free desk plan includes dimensions, a materials and tools list, a cut list, building directions, and photos of others who have used the plan to build their own desk.

6. Printer's Writing Desk Plan from The Borrowed Adobe

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The Borrowed Adobe has created a free desk plan inspired by Pottery Barn's Printer's Writing Desk. She was able to build this desk for a quarter of the cost the Pottery Barn desk.

Download this free desk plans and you'll get a materials and cut list, written instructions, and color photos.

7. Free Computer Desk Plan from Extreme How-To

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Extreme How-To has a free desk plan that builds a desk perfect for the office that has room for a desktop or laptop computer. This is an intermediate woodworking project that will cost you around $150 to build.

Included in the free desk plan are a tools and materials list, building instructions, color photos, and diagrams.

8. Office Corner Desk Plan from Ana White

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I couldn't resist adding one more of Ana White's plans to the list, this one being a plan to build an office corner desk.

Diagrams, step-by-step building instructions, color photos, and shopping lists are all part of this free desk plan.

9. Student's Desk Plan from Handy

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Handy has a free desk plan that builds this student's desk that includes a desktop, drawers, and even a corkboard.

Download the free desk plan to find color photos, diagrams, instructions, and materials and cutting list, and a shopping list.

10. Free Computer Desk Plans from Bob's Plans

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If you're looking to build a computer desk with plenty of storage space, you'll want to highly consider this free desk plan from Bob's Plans. It features a lot of workspace, a lap drawer, and several other drawers for office supplies and files.

Download the free desk plan and you'll get color photos, a materials list, very detailed instructions, and tons of diagrams.

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