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DIY desks made with Kee Klamp fittings. Build your own desk with an industrial look.

10+ DIY Pipe Furniture Projects

10+ DIY Pipe Furniture Projects

 Building your own piece of custom furniture doesn't have to be difficult. Our projects and products can help simplify the DIY process. Building with pipe and fittings enables you to create all kinds of DIY furniture.

Construct an Open Workspace with Easy to Build Desks

Construct an Open Workspace with Easy to Build Desks

 Carrot wanted to achieve a couple of things with their new desks. First they wanted the desks to look good. Having a nice looking work environment is important in any industry, but especially in the marketing industry. They were also looking for desks that would be easy to build and simple to move and store. Their search led them to Simplified Building.

Massive U-Shaped Butcher Block Work Bench with Matching Shelf

Massive U-Shaped Butcher Block Work Bench with Matching Shelf

 If you've worked in the IT industry, then you're probably familiar with the need to setup lots of computers at the same time. So what do you do when you need to stage a bunch of computers to setup? Well this is what Tyson Smith did, he built himself an epic U-shaped butcher block work bench.

10 DIY Standing Desks Built with Pipe and Kee Klamp

10 DIY Standing Desks Built with Pipe and Kee Klamp

 Pipe is a great option when it comes to building a standing desk. The ten projects listed below have been built by our customers using pipe and Kee Klamp fittings. Be inspired by their work and build your own standing desk by selecting your own fittings, using one of our table frame kits or tapping into our project assistance.

Modern Pipe and Glass Conference Table

Modern Pipe and Glass Conference Table

 A modern conference table doesn't have to be expensive. This pipe and glass conference table was built by one of our customers using Kee Klamp fittings. The results produced a table that was a great fit for this organization.

Space Frame Desk Design for Sitting, Standing & Walking

Space Frame Desk Design for Sitting, Standing & Walking

 When it comes to the development and evolution of the desk, this particular design definitely deserves a place in the history! The recent flurry of conversation in the media about standing, sitting and working has definitely got people thinking about how to bring them all together in the perfect form.

Build Your Own Industrial Desk with Simple Table

Build Your Own Industrial Desk with Simple Table

 Have you ever wanted to build your own desk but thought it would be too complicated? We've simplified the process with the advent of our new Simple Table desk frame kits. Simple Table desk frames are pipe and fittings frames that can be used to support any desktop material.

4 Industrial Office Design Ideas Using Kee Klamp

4 Industrial Office Design Ideas Using Kee Klamp

 When Esquire in Japan wanted to bring industrial style to their office, they turned to a decor that utilizes Kee Klamp fittings. Kee Klamp fittings allow you to create unique industrial decor without the overhead of threading or welding. The fittings connect to the pipe with a simple set screw, which means that creating a modern looking office doesn't have to become a painful ordeal.

Custom Built Craft Desk Made with Kitchen Countertop

Custom Built Craft Desk Made with Kitchen Countertop

 Bruce, from Georgia, set out to build a custom desk for his wife's craft room. He tapped into Kee Klamp fittings to form an open base for the desk. The openness of the structure allowed him to place other cabinets underneath the desk to help his wife store the bits and pieces needed for crafting.

Adjustable Height Sitting and Standing Desk

Adjustable Height Sitting and Standing Desk

 If you are interested in trying out a standing desk, but you're not sure that you want to make the long term commitment, this is definitely the desk for you. This adjustable height desk can adjust from standard sitting desk height to standing desk height with a few simple adjustments.

DIY Standing Desk

DIY Standing Desk

 Jeff used a fairly straight forward design for the desk, including an extra bar at the bottom of the desk to put his feet on while sitting or standing. He was able to order pipe so that the desk would fit his working height perfectly.

Wall Mounted Desk with Angled Supports

Wall Mounted Desk with Angled Supports

 Building a wall mounted desk is a great way to add a stylish, yet low cost desk to any room in your house. Building a wall mounted desk leverages existing structures to save you time and money.

Industrial Stools, Benches and Tables at Famous Dublin Coffee Bar

Industrial Stools, Benches and Tables at Famous Dublin Coffee Bar

 3FE (Third Floor Expresso) is a famous coffee bar in Dublin. The founder has dedicated his life to coffee, and given the rewards that he's earned, I guess it shows! Designgoat was commissioned to help them design their shop on a prominant street in Dublin. Designgoat's final design utilized a substantial amount of pipe and Kee Klamp fitting furniture -- the results were amazing.

Rolling Pipe Table with Antiqued Metal Effect

Rolling Pipe Table with Antiqued Metal Effect

 John Urban, of John Urban Productions, turned to Kee Klamp fittings to build himself a unique custom desk complete with casters and an antiqued metal finish. John found the desk top at a university surplus store and then went to work with pipe and fittings to create the base for the table.

Wall Mounted Butcher Block Table Supported with Pipe

Wall Mounted Butcher Block Table Supported with Pipe

 Dirk from New York City designed and built this wall mounted butcher block table supported with Kee Lite pipe fittings and pipe. Here's a bit of the back story. Our kitchen already has butcher block counters, and we wanted to add another on the opposite side for our children to do their homework. We cantilevered the new butcher block counter off the hip wall separating our kitchen. Kee Lite posts keep it rock solid.

Built-in Dual Height Computer Desk

Built-in Dual Height Computer Desk

 More and more people are becoming aware of the dangers of sitting all day. In response, many people are building their own standing desks. Like the solution to most problems, the answer is not always to swing 180 degrees. Sometimes the best solution is to aim for a middle road; in this case: part sitting, part standing.

Split-Level Sitting and Standing Desk Made with Pipe

Split-Level Sitting and Standing Desk Made with Pipe

 Can't decide whether to stand or sit? Why not do both? There's been a lot of talk about standing while working, this desk enables you to sit at one side and stand at the other. At the standing desk you could use an additional monitor or a laptop.

Floor Mounted Modern Pipe Table

Floor Mounted Modern Pipe Table

 When it comes to simple tables, they don't get much more simple than this! This elegant floor-mounted industrial pipe table, uses four flanges and a piece of pipe to mount a wooden desktop directly to the floor.

Upcycle a Sitting Desk into a Standing Desk

Upcycle a Sitting Desk into a Standing Desk

 Recently I renovated my office, in doing so I built a completely new ergonomic desk. The question remained, what should I do with this great desk that I already had. Solution: I gave it to a friend of mine, and instead of leaving it a sitting desk, he upcycled it into a standing desk.

Pipe Furniture Inspiration - Desks, Bookshelves, and More

Pipe Furniture Inspiration - Desks, Bookshelves, and More

 As the founder of Simplified Building Concepts I wanted to have an office that reflected the amazing home and office applications of Kee Klamp pipe fittings. I've been building pipe furniture for over 6 years and I never cease to be amazed with the new ideas and arrangements that can be created with these simple, but profound, building materials.

Building an Adjustable Height Standing Desk [Video]

Building an Adjustable Height Standing Desk [Video]

 The Iron Yard is a very unique co-work and entrepreneurial incubation space located in the heart of Greenville, South Carolina. When cofounder Matthew Smith wanted to build some amazing desks for their new co-work area, he tapped into the power of Kee Klamp fittings to build some thoroughly adjustable standing desks.

DIY Ergonomic Computer Desk - Revisited

DIY Ergonomic Computer Desk - Revisited

 Years ago I posted a project telling you how to build an ergonomic computer desk. That project involved setting your own desk height, a custom shape to the desktop and an articulating keyboard. I have to say, I loved that desk, so much so that I wanted to improve upon it and make it even better. Recently I renovated my entire office. I built a lot of new pieces out of wood, pipe and Kee Klamp fittings. I decided it was time to construct myself an entirely new desk, to improve upon what I had built in the past.

DIY Rolling Desk

DIY Rolling Desk

 Building your own rolling desk with Kee Klamp, pipe and a desktop. Bring your DIY skills to bear on the simple project.

Make a Stand Up Desk - Better Working, Longer Living

Make a Stand Up Desk - Better Working, Longer Living

 Build your own standing desk with the help of Kee Klamp fittings. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of building a standing desk and shows you how you can build your own standing desk

Desktop Stand-Up Desk with Integrated Monitor Stand

Desktop Stand-Up Desk with Integrated Monitor Stand

 Standing desk for the desktop that was created using Kee Lite aluminum fittings and pipe. This stand up desk uses a unique design to attach a monitor stand and keyboard tray together in to a single unit.

Sit-Stand Adjustable Height Computer Desk

Sit-Stand Adjustable Height Computer Desk

 Sit-Stand Adjustable Height Computer Desk made with pipe, Kee Klamp structural pipe fittings, casters and a little ingenuity.

Seamstress Studio Workshop Features Industrial Furniture

Seamstress Studio Workshop Features Industrial Furniture

 The renovation of a garage into a modern seamstress studio featuring modern industrial pipe fittings and furniture.

Heavy Duty Computer Table Made with Birch Door

Heavy Duty Computer Table Made with Birch Door

 A custom computer table made from Kee Lite fittings and birch door as a table top.

Add a Desk to a Treadmill Using Kee Lite Fittings

Add a Desk to a Treadmill Using Kee Lite Fittings

 Build a desk onto an existing treadmill using Kee Lite pipe fittings.

DIY Pipe Table - Use With Any Wood Table Top

DIY Pipe Table - Use With Any Wood Table Top

 This is a simple pipe table that can be used with any wooden table top. This project contains step by step instructions on how to build a very simple pipe table.

Custom Kids Homeschooling Work/Computer Table

Custom Kids Homeschooling Work/Computer Table

 Custom work/computer desk made of Kee Lite pipe fittings for a homeschooling family who needed a custom table.

DIY Pipe Desk with a Glass Top

DIY Pipe Desk with a Glass Top

 Pipe desk built with Kee Lite pipe fittings, black pipe and a glass top.

Custom DIY Desk with Swing-Outs and Extra Shelving

Custom DIY Desk with Swing-Outs and Extra Shelving

 An amazing DIY desk that has swing-out and fold-out sections. It also has a shelving unit that is optional, along with a pipe mounting for a flat screen monitor.

Multi-Monitor, Multi-Terminal Standing Desk Workstation

Multi-Monitor, Multi-Terminal Standing Desk Workstation

 Multi-monitor, multi-terminal standing desk that was constructed with MDF, black fence post and Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Sit / Stand Work Desk for the Grain & Mortar Studio

Sit / Stand Work Desk for the Grain & Mortar Studio

 Beautiful custom sit stand work desk built out of Kee Lite pipe fittings. This desk was inspired by the Maker Table used at O'reilly publishings Maker Faire.

Rolling Outdoor Table for the Deck [Updated]

Rolling Outdoor Table for the Deck [Updated]

 An outdoor table that rolls. Built with pipe, casters and Kee Klamp fittings.

Computer Standing Desk with Adjustable Shelf Storage

Computer Standing Desk with Adjustable Shelf Storage

 Computer standing desk with and adjustable height shelf built by one of our customers.

Custom Reloading Bench and Storage Shelves

Custom Reloading Bench and Storage Shelves

 A custom reloading bench and storage shelf system built with Kee Klamp pipe fittings.

Workbench Remake - Elegant Top, Drawers and Shelf

Workbench Remake - Elegant Top, Drawers and Shelf

 Workbench made from Kee Lite fittings that was inspired by the original Maker Bench.

Custom Kee Lite Desk [Video]

Custom Kee Lite Desk [Video]

 A video overview of a custom desk built with Kee Lite fittings

Multi Station Work Desk Design

Multi Station Work Desk Design

 Multistation workstation designed by Dan Northrup

Wall Mounted Space Saving Studio Workstation

Wall Mounted Space Saving Studio Workstation

 Completed space saving studio workstation made from Kee Klamp fittings and pipe.

Custom Stand-Sit Workstation Desk with Shelving

Custom Stand-Sit Workstation Desk with Shelving

 Custom Stand-Sit Workstation Desk with Shelving built by Jesse from black pipe and slip-on pipe fittings

New Years Resolution: Build Yourself a Proper Desk

New Years Resolution: Build Yourself a Proper Desk

 New Years.. the time for making resolutions. Well here's one you won't soon regret. Build yourself a proper desk.

More DIY Desks Inspired by the Original

More DIY Desks Inspired by the Original

 Recent custom desk built by a customer inspired by our Ergonomic Computer Desk.

Industrial Standing Desk

Industrial Standing Desk

 Slick looking standing desk built using Kee Klamp components and pipe.

Sketchup Model Created for Ergonomic Computer Desk Project

Sketchup Model Created for Ergonomic Computer Desk Project

 Sketchup diagram and 3d model for the Ergonomic Computer Desk added to the web site.

Modern Shelf & Desk Made w/ Kee Klamp Fittings

Modern Shelf & Desk Made w/ Kee Klamp Fittings

 Robert Gutmann constructed this modern shelf and desk using pipe, glass, and Kee Klamp fittings.

How To: Build a Custom Ergonomic Computer Desk

How To: Build a Custom Ergonomic Computer Desk

 Step By Step instructions on how to build a Custom Ergonomic Computer Desk. Learn how to build a desk from Kee Klamp fittings, galvanized fence pipe, and a piece of MDF.

Corner Desk - Plywood, Pipe & Fittings

Corner Desk - Plywood, Pipe & Fittings

 Corner desk build with Kee Klamp fittings and a custom plywood top.