DIY L-Shaped Farmhouse Wood Desk + Office Makeover

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Hey y'all! It's Lori! So, we have lived in our house for a little over a year but my office still wasn't finished! We DIY'ed the shiplap wall & the built-in bookcases but I still felt it wasn't complete. I needed a desk! I was on the hunt for the perfect desk... nowhere to be found! Then, I realized... Darryl & I could make this! I drew out what my vision was and my hubby said he could do it. In the video below, I show the whole transformation of my office!
So, of course when you DIY something... you have to look at the tools! We are Ryobi Nation for life! Absolutely love their tools!
So, of course when you DIY something... you have to look at the tools! We are Ryobi Nation for life! Absolutely love their tools! We like to draw out any DIY ideas we have. Well, I attempt to draw it out so Darryl can understand what I mean, he takes over and uses his artistic ability to draw it out... lol!
We legit spend at least 1 hour picking wood out. We have a process of the grain, color and all that. Also, we make sure the wood isn't warped. That's no bueno.
This was the design I chose for the desk top. I wanted something different. I loved the way it came out!
These Farmhouse legs are absolutely stunning. When I saw this, I was just in love. I couldn't wait to see my desk come together!
I felt if we framed the desk in, it would look better. I'm so glad I told Darryl to do this, it ended up making the desk look more complete.
It was my time to shine and stain this bad boy!
It's time to assemble it!
This is the finished look! I absolutely love it! It really makes my office feel so complete and rustic chic!

If you want to see the desk more, make sure you go check out my YouTube video!

Hope y'all liked it ;)

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20 questions
  • Crystal
    on Jun 26, 2017

    Do you have a set of plans available for this desk?
  • BillyandTeresa Saranthus
    on Jul 11, 2017

    do you have plans for this?

  • Jre28201364
    on Jul 24, 2017

    I love this! The legs are the star of the project . Will you provide plans?
  • Htw29489826
    on Aug 25, 2017

    HI Lori, do you sell the plans for this L desk?

  • Marion Rainey Avery
    on Aug 30, 2017

    Are your boards all glued together or have you nailed it in some places. I mean for the top of the desk. By the way, it is beautiful!
    • Diesel Anderson
      on Feb 1, 2018

      by what it looks like it was nailed to the "studs"/support on the bottom side of the desk by finish nails
  • Brittney
    on Sep 15, 2017

    Beautiful!! will you be sharing the plans?
  • Courtney
    on Nov 5, 2017

    do you have the deminsions I would love to make this desk
  • Amanda Lee
    on Nov 26, 2017

    Would you provide us with measurements/plans please? TIA
  • Whitney
    on Jan 31, 2018

    Would I be able to put in an order for a desk to be made by your husband?
  • Diesel Anderson
    on Feb 1, 2018

    what are the dimensions and the type of wood used????
  • Diesel Anderson
    on Feb 1, 2018

    i want to biuld this for my gaming setup but i need the dimensions and type of wood used please
  • Demari Monico
    on Feb 15, 2018

    Will you be sharing specs, plans, etc? If not could you let me know so I can try to find another diy desk with plans? I really love this desk and would love to have my husband make it but if he had some idea of cuts etc it would make it that much easier.
  • Tj Brooks
    on Jun 2, 2018

    Do you have plans for this desk?

  • LIz
    on Jul 16, 2018

    Do you have plans for this desk!? I love it and want to make it for my classroom!

  • Justin
    on Nov 16, 2018

    Do you have plans you would share for this desk

  • Ashley Lange
    on Feb 5, 2019

    I LOVE this desk! I asked my husband to build a similar one for me and so far he’s been successful! We do have one question... can you provide a suggestion and/or image of the support you created underneath the desk? We just need to determine a good way to get more support for the corner (where the two legs of the “L” meet) underneath so it stays level and we don’t have to worry about it collapsing if a substantial amount of weight is applied to it.

    Thabk you for sharing your work and for any advice in advance!!

  • Charles Michael Bolander
    on Mar 29, 2019

    Is there a “cut list” available for this desk?

    • Larry shriver
      on May 25, 2020

      Make your table to whatever dimensions you want it to be, and figure it out from that…..length, width, height. I always figure it out on paper first when I am going to build something; design, detail, etc.

  • Kathleen
    on Apr 30, 2020

    Good afternoon. I was hoping you had plans for this beautiful desk?

  • Gflores
    on Jun 25, 2020

    Where can I find the material list and dimensions for the table tour table is beautiful. I went thru all the comments and I don’t see where you listed any of the building info. Anything will help, please.

  • Stuart
    9 hours ago

    How much did you spend in this table?? Thanks

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  • Katie Walling
    on Mar 25, 2020

    Did you also make the shelves that are in the office and how can I get the planes for both of them? Thanks

  • James
    on Apr 22, 2020

    Hi I really love this office desk

    Can you give me the measurements and I photo of under the desk please.

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