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Old Feb 3, 2013, 07:46 AM   #751
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So, I returned from my 6 month stay in Madrid, Spain. I'm back home in my beloved apartment (Amsterdam). I, therefore, purchased myself a new desk. A very nice teak oak table. Treated with some oil for good protection and it'll be good for years to come! Expensive but worth it ( I hope.. )

What do you see?

- 15" MacBook Pro Retina 2.6Ghz, 8GB RAM , 512GB SSD.
- 27" Thunderbolt Display
- Hercules XPS101 Speakers
- Magic Trackpad & Apple Wireless Keyboard
- iPad Mini 32GB Wifi White
- iPhone 5 32Gb White
- Rain mStand
- Desk (160cm x 90 cm)

What you don't see?

- Airport Expresses
- Time Capsule 2TB

Pictures taken with the iPhone and with the iPad Mini.

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Taken with the iPad Mini.

Previously, I had this. (But I so do hated the constant cleaning of that damned glass)

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I have to ask, where is this desk from?!
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 09:14 AM   #752
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My last update, no big news
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 10:31 AM   #753
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Beautiful!!!!
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 10:31 AM   #754
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 10:57 AM   #755
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 12:02 PM   #756
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Is it pretty sturdy? I've considered getting the Galant originally, but if this setup is pretty durable, I'll take it.
When I first put it together I was a little skeptical whether or not it would be sturdy enough. But after I put everything on it, the weight made it a lot more sturdy. I would love to be able to find a SOLID wood black tabletop of the same dimensions, but I cant fine one anywhere. I would use the same legs.

This does the job though.

P.S. If anyone thinks they know where I could get a solid black tabletop with custom dimensions, let me know...
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 01:45 PM   #757
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I have to ask, where is this desk from?!
Just a local wood shop specialised in wooden furniture (the nice kind of wooden furniture )
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 02:48 PM   #758
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When I first put it together I was a little skeptical whether or not it would be sturdy enough. But after I put everything on it, the weight made it a lot more sturdy. I would love to be able to find a SOLID wood black tabletop of the same dimensions, but I cant fine one anywhere. I would use the same legs.

This does the job though.

P.S. If anyone thinks they know where I could get a solid black tabletop with custom dimensions, let me know...
Have you considered one of IKEA's solid pine wood table tops? They seem pretty nice. I'm sure you'll be able to saw & sand it to your liking.

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I see desks that I like and ask, where can one get one? This looks really nice and warm.
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 03:53 PM   #759
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Old Feb 3, 2013, 11:03 PM   #760
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 03:16 AM   #761
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 06:42 AM   #762
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Haha, sometimes you gotta get in there and cut that all-bran like a steak
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 09:01 AM   #763
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Was tired of not being able to use my entire ikea desk as a full workspace after installing it our closet. As an alternative, I built a custom floating desk and storage shelf last night. Walls are chalkboard for doodles and notes.


taken with an abused 4S

Whats here:
  • Built Mac Pro
  • Dual 23" HD Apple Cinema Displays
  • Cintiq 21UX (slides off wall on left)
  • 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Rain Design M Stand
  • K800 Backlit Keyboard
  • MX revolution... on the left

contemplating adding a 20" ACD on the right wall mounted, to be used with a 360, or just add a DVI multi switch to one of the 23".
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 10:41 AM   #764
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Was tired of not being able to use my entire ikea desk as a full workspace after installing it our closet. As an alternative, I built a custom floating desk and storage shelf last night. Walls are chalkboard for doodles and notes.

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taken with an abused 4S

Whats here:
  • Built Mac Pro
  • Dual 23" HD Apple Cinema Displays
  • Cintiq 21UX (slides off wall on left)
  • 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Rain Design M Stand
  • K800 Backlit Keyboard
  • MX revolution... on the left

contemplating adding a 20" ACD on the right wall mounted, to be used with a 360, or just add a DVI multi switch to one of the 23".
Wow! Spectacular!!!
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 11:41 AM   #765
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After being a long time lurker to this website after seeing that beautiful closet display I have to post that is Exactly what I'm looking to do as Far as beauty and simplicity that I would like to achieve thanks for sharing actually gorgeous Set up.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 02:21 PM   #766
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 02:50 PM   #767
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 03:41 PM   #768
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Was tired of not being able to use my entire ikea desk as a full workspace after installing it our closet. As an alternative, I built a custom floating desk and storage shelf last night. Walls are chalkboard for doodles and notes.

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taken with an abused 4S

Whats here:
  • Built Mac Pro
  • Dual 23" HD Apple Cinema Displays
  • Cintiq 21UX (slides off wall on left)
  • 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Rain Design M Stand
  • K800 Backlit Keyboard
  • MX revolution... on the left

contemplating adding a 20" ACD on the right wall mounted, to be used with a 360, or just add a DVI multi switch to one of the 23".
why did you want your work desk in your closet?
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 03:55 PM   #769
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Wow! Spectacular!!!
Thanks!

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After being a long time lurker to this website after seeing that beautiful closet display I have to post that is Exactly what I'm looking to do as Far as beauty and simplicity that I would like to achieve thanks for sharing actually gorgeous Set up.
Thats really kind of you to say, Thank you!

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why did you want your work desk in your closet?
It wasn't necessarily my desired desk location, but my setup took up a good majority of the basement, which in return really impacted our media room when we had people over. This keeps all of my work out of sight, which can be refreshing to turn things off. It was just a compromise that i tried to make the best of. So far, Im happy with it.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 04:57 PM   #770
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Was tired of not being able to use my entire ikea desk as a full workspace after installing it our closet. As an alternative, I built a custom floating desk and storage shelf last night. Walls are chalkboard for doodles and notes.

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taken with an abused 4S

Whats here:
  • Built Mac Pro
  • Dual 23" HD Apple Cinema Displays
  • Cintiq 21UX (slides off wall on left)
  • 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Rain Design M Stand
  • K800 Backlit Keyboard
  • MX revolution... on the left

contemplating adding a 20" ACD on the right wall mounted, to be used with a 360, or just add a DVI multi switch to one of the 23".
looks factory bought. fantastic work. looks great.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 05:37 PM   #771
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Was tired of not being able to use my entire ikea desk as a full workspace after installing it our closet. As an alternative, I built a custom floating desk and storage shelf last night. Walls are chalkboard for doodles and notes.

-snip-

Whats here:
  • Built Mac Pro
  • Dual 23" HD Apple Cinema Displays
  • Cintiq 21UX (slides off wall on left)
  • 2011 Macbook Pro
  • Rain Design M Stand
  • K800 Backlit Keyboard
  • MX revolution... on the left

contemplating adding a 20" ACD on the right wall mounted, to be used with a 360, or just add a DVI multi switch to one of the 23".
That looks fantastic!

My wife is claustrophobic, so she would hate it, but I would LOVE a setup like that. I have a decent sized home office and I love it, but I kind of like the minimalist setups as well! :P

I do a lot of digital photo post processing and a setup like that (no windows, easy to make lighting accurate) would be perfect. I'd probably install a track of lights directly above the desk using daylight-temp bulbs, close the door, no windows; it'd be perfect!

I have a big walk-in closet, but my wife would KILL me if I turned it into a workstation/office. Where would she fit all of her shoes, after all! The other issue, for me anyway, is the local fire codes don't allow outlets in closets, even a walk in. In fact, the light switch for the closet can't even be IN the closet (it's just outside the closet by the door), all you can have is a small light fixture. So I'd need to find some way to attractively run an extension cord of some sort...
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 08:15 PM   #772
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<snip>amazing closet setup</snip>
...I think we need more pics
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 03:12 AM   #773
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Just got my new Asus 24inch full hd led monitor!
Also got the apple keyboard and the bookarc.
Included is my black deathadder mouse, 2012 macbook pro, and my alessandro ms1 headphones...still need to buy speakers.

And yes, I'm using it on a dresser, it sucks!
Can't wait till I get a good desk, probably from Ikea.
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 04:34 AM   #774
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heres my new Air, surrounded by CDs/ DVDs from my white MacBook that need to be transferred over to an external as well as some mics and Apple boxes etc on my IKEA desk and drawers set

(yeah thats a Beatles Revolver poster )
Is that an Ikea Micke desk? With a 11'' Air?
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 08:38 AM   #775
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Is that an Ikea Micke desk? With a 11'' Air?
Yep and yep works great for me
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