Let's face it, large pieces of furniture can be really expensive. And finding the perfectly sized piece can be daunting. And because desk tops can be very expensive (sometimes as much as $400 for the size I needed), I turned to the old idea of turning a door into a desk/table. To find my door, I decided to visit Second Use, a store that reclaims building materials for reuse. Inside this well-organized store, I was able to find many gently used doors that would work well for work surfaces. I bought mine for just $25.
legs from Ikea to give the table a sturdy but airy appearance. I find it slightly amusing that the legs of my table actually cost me more than the work surface.