Knowing that I'd be working from home full-time for the next little while, the first thing I was worried about was the (even more) lack of physical activity I would be having... it's not inconceivable that I would not leave my house at all Monday through Friday.
In hopes to improve my sedentary lifestyle, I started looking into using a standing desk as my day-to-day desk.
I had a couple requirements:
A quick browse around the net and I quickly realized I had at least one more requirement:
The cheapest "standing desk" I could find was VariDesk, but it didn't satisfy my second requirement of supporting three monitors.
One option that I am extremely excited about is Stand Desk. It's a funded Kickstarter that aims to be an affordable, adjustable standing desk. At $399, I was all...
...until I realized that it was still US-only.
That's when I decided to turn my efforts towards IKEA Hacks: building a standing desk out of various IKEA parts.
A couple examples I found were:
In the end, I chose to build my standing desk similar to Rico's from MidnightCodr. I'll talk about why and my slight modifications in Part 2... Stay tuned!