Small Kids Desk

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Project by ixj posted 09-14-2014 10:29 PM 1397 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to build my 5 year old son a desk so that he would have a place to work on drawings and legos in his room. It has a couple of small drawers for items like pencils and stencils, and a place to put blank paper or coloring books. The whole thing is made from birch plywood and pine boards, and is mostly assembled with pocket-screws. Most of the design is limited by keeping the desk proportioned for my son. I wanted something that would fit him well, but still have a couple inches of room for him to grow.

This desk took me a couple weekends worth of free time to build, and another couple weeks to paint, stain, and finish. I made a write-up about the project with some dimensions on my website at

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#1 posted 09-15-2014 12:13 AM

Kwel, I likey…..

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#2 posted 09-19-2014 11:34 AM

thats a really nice desk. Your son will be going crazy when he sees that.
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