This article will give steps by steps on how to make wall mounted desk. The perfect thing about a desk is that wall mounted can be large or small and you do not have to worry to apply this desk because it will not take a lot of floor space. It will give a clean and nice look and it will make your room feel larger. And also, the materials that have been used will make you spend less money than purchasing a new desk.
Wall Mounted Desk Step by Step
You can start by assessing where your desk wants to be mounted. In order get a better perspective, the desk area can be outlined by using tape of painted in the floor.
Your grade plywood should be cut to size. By using saw it is much easier for you than having to haul out the table saw and you have to accompany by someone in order to lift the plywood. If you place a piece of rigid foam insulation, it is beneficial as you can cut anywhere. You just have to set the depth of your saw blade below the plywood.
It is the perfect time for you to cut your 2 inches x 4 inches stud 4 inches narrower than the desk top surface length. The studs should be located in your wall. To make you easier, you have to mark their location.
You have to pre-drill the holes in the mounting board at the locations of the stud. You can use a small bit narrower than your screws. After that in order to create a countersink hole, you have to use a larger bit the width of your screw head. The cabinet mounting screw should be driven into one end of the mounting board to the stud. It is better for you to use a level in order to make sure your mounting board is level. And then the additional mounting screws should be levelled into a couple of other studs.
Two pieces of 2 inches x 4 inches should be cut at 8 inches long. It will make the supports for the shelf brackets. If you want to get a clean look, the end can be bevelled at a 45 degree angle after you cut them. The 2 inches x 4 inches pieces should be attached below each end of the mounting board. And that is it, you are ready to use your wall mounted desk.