10 DIY Standing Desk Ideas

A wraparound standing desk attached to the wall.

A Beautiful Mess

Between office work, Netflix, and having a leisurely meal, we humans do a whole lot of sitting. It’s simply a part of life. But recent studies suggest that sitting can be harmful to our health. Sitting for long periods of time raises your risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and worse.

That’s why many people are switching to standing desks to use while working or surfing the web. Standing desks keep your blood flowing and your muscles engaged at all times. But fancy standing desks (like those adjustable ones) often cost a pretty penny. But for a little less, you can make one yourself. These tutorials will set you off in the right direction.