Lindsay Desk

DIY Modern Lindsay Desk - Rogue Engineer 3

DIY Modern Lindsay Desk - Rogue Engineer 2

We were struggling to come up with a project for the weekend so we reached out to our audience on Facebook. Among the project ideas was this desk submitted by Lindsay.

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When we saw it we knew we had to build it. I knew I could make something just like it for next to nothing. So I got started. Below, you’ll find the plans showing exactly how I built my Lindsay desk. But make sure to go check out the build photos at my post over on Remodelaholic. Enjoy!

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Dimensions

DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Dimensions

Cut List

DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Cut List

How to build the modern Lindsay desk

Below you’ll find the step by step plans for exactly how I built the Lindsay desk. If you decide to take it on then I recommend downloading the printable PDF below to have with you in the shop. Happy building!

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DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Step 1

DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Step 2

DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Step 3

I decided to round the top corners of the front and back boards of the organizer as well as the front corners of the desktop. This can be done with a jigsaw and/or belt sander.

Finishing

Since the base, desktop and organizer are all different finishes I had to finish each piece separately before final assembly. The desktop got summer oak wood stain and a satin poly, the legs got linen white chalked paint, and the organizer got a custom mix of serenity blue chalked paint and some other darker turquoise paint we had laying around (all products mentioned are by Rustoleum).


DIY Lindsay Desk Plans - Step 4

Questions? Comments?

As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below and especially don’t forget to post pictures of your finished products in the comments! ENJOY!

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