Save on Space by Turning a Bookcase Into a Desk! Here's How! | Hometalk
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Save on Space by Turning a Bookcase Into a Desk! Here's How!

on May 4, 2016
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A couple of years ago we decided our son was in need of a desk in his room but we were a bit short on space. So I took his existing bookcase and converted it to a desk while still keeping the shelves available for books and other storage. It was so easy to do! ~Vanessa
Time: 2 Days Cost: $40 Difficulty: Moderate
What started out as a basic bookcase is transformed into a functional desk.
My son absolutely loved his new desk and a plain second-hand chair was given a new look with a coat of red paint.

To see more: http://www.atthepicketfence.com/2011/06/diy-bookcase-turned-desk-and-featured.html

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  • Linda Fraine
    Linda Fraine Naples, FL

    love it!!

  • Tudyrunningwater
    Tudyrunningwater Montour Falls, NY

    very nice

  • Sandy
    Sandy Urich, MO

    What a wonderful idea! My Granddaughter lives with me and space is a huge problem, your project maybe one of our answers! Thank you!

  • Karen
    Karen Port Saint Lucie, FL

    So glad to see this done as I've been thinking of doing the same thing to add a desk to a very small space and wall just inside my laundry room. But I plan to make the desk surface fold up or down on hinges, so that when not in use, we can get by!

  • Brenda L Bennett
    Brenda L Bennett Ithaca, NY

    Working with a budget-great idea!

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