In an age where department store furniture is often made from laminated pressed pulp wood, there is a certain cache to having a reclaimed wood computer desk. Salvaged wood can be giving a second life by sanding, staining and shaping it for new purposes. The aged wood has a certain character not possible in plasticized laminate or even in newly milled wood.
A reclaimed wood desk can range in sophistication from an old barn door laid across two saw-horses to desks of finely constructed hardwood. You can purchase them commercially made or salvage your own wood for DIY projects. Good places to salvage wood (with permission – always ask first) is from older homes or farm buildings that are being torn down, or by collecting scrap lumber from construction sites. Construction companies sometimes throw away lumber pieces not needed after a project is completed because it is more cost-effective for them than to haul the pieces back to their home location. A sawn board that is a loss to them can be a treasure for the home DIY carpenter. If there are no such sources, visit your local lumber yard or sawmill and look for rough cuts of wood that are not normally used for fine work. These can often be sanded down with a belt sander, or even by hand if you have the patience and time, to reveal the wood grain.
A reclaimed wood computer desk can be a beautiful conversation piece. Wood of all sorts has its own internal beauty. Ordinary pieces such as pine can be stained to bring out the shape of the wood grain. Pieces that are so distressed or ordinary that they have little grain of interest, can be used to create a boat wood appearance. Of course, finding reclaimed wood pieces at flea markets and specialty shops is another kind of treasure hunt that can garner beautiful pieces for your home.
Contemporary setup for a minimalistic working space in a study room, furnished with a rustic desk made out of walnut wood with aluminum legs, fitted with an overhanging light bulb in an industrial style and a simple school chair.
Avant-garde design for a funky and unique reclaimed wood computer desk, made out of a variety of parts with different origin. The weathered coat of different shades of paint provides the desk with an unusual appearance.
A cool long desk blending rustic and industrial features. It has a rectangular top with 3 open front shelves (in a row) underneath. It's crafted of reclaimed wooden planks in natural beige and brown shades. A frame and 4 upright legs are of metal.
An interesting L-shaped desk featuring a top of salvaged weathered wooden planks in natural brown shades. Its base is built of round black coated steel tubes. Six upright legs (with marked feet) are joined by straight horizontal stretchers.
Modern design for a classy and minimalistic computer desk with a frame made out of aluminum with a chromed surface which provides a shiny, high-polish finish and nicely contrasts the top made out of reclaimed wood.
A contemporary approach to a modern and stylish computer desk made out of shiny aluminum with a chrome finish. The top surface and the under-shelf of the desk are made out of polished reclaimed wood, providing a unique touch.
Rustic look for a unique, industrial-styled computer desk made out of reclaimed wood with a rough, unpainted finish. The frame of the desk is made out of wrought iron which complements the chair made in a similar fashion.
An industrial approach to a minimalistic office desk made out of reclaimed wood top with an unfinished look. The frame of the desk is made out of old-fashioned water pipes covered in a shiny coat of black paint.
Antique design for a stylish and elegant computer desk made out of eco-friendly reclaimed wood with a polished finish and a dark tint. The drawer are made in a primitive, austere style which gives the piece a unique appearance.
Newdale Computer Desk
Traditional composition of furniture in a compact office room, furnished with a simple computer desk made out of unpainted oak wood with a drawer in front of it, fitted with a ladder-back mobile office chair.
A cool modern computer desk of MDF board finished in oak brown shades. It has a rectangular top, a rectangular frame-like white coated metal leg, a cabinet support with an open front shelf and 3 size-varied drawers with horizontal metal C-handles.
Isadore Computer Desk with 2 Storage Drawers
A pretty traditional computer desk of wooden materials in mid browns. It has a rectangular top and 2 cabinet supports with cut arched bases. It's equipped with a tray, a shelved door cabinet, 2 size-varied drawers. Oval mushroom pulls are of metal.
A simple but cool console table featuring a rectangular top of reclaimed wooden planks in natural aged browns and greys. Two small drawers have black metal ring pulls. A rectilinear frame, with 2 rectangular frame-legs, is of black coated steel.
A cool though simple computer desk in the industrial style. It features a rectangular top and a lower shelf of reclaimed wood in natural shades. A sturdy rectilinear frame is built of black metal plumbing pipes, elbows and tees in brass tones.
Made of solid reclaimed wood, this vintage-style desk. It has two drawers, which provide ample space for storing small items such as keys, notepads, and other bits and pieces. It measures 39.4" x 19.7" x 30.3".
Made of solid reclaimed wood, this vintage office computer desk will be a timeless addition to any classic or rustic decor. It can work out well as a computer table, worktable, office desk, reading table, study table, etc.
A primitive DIY project for a self-made computer desk with a frame made out of crossed legs crafted out of stainless steel with a black coat of paint, paired with a reclaimed wood top surface with both painted and unpainted finish.
A rustic take on a computer desk with a frame made out of walnut wood with a white-washed finish and a high polish. The desk has three drawers on each side as well as an additional drawer in the middle for storage.
Made from reclaimed wood, this rustic desk will be a perfect proposition for all, who want to create a warm and cosy home office decor. It features 3 variously-sized drawers and one door for storage.
Made from reclaimed wood, this computer desk will be a perfect way to create a warm, rustic ambiance in your home office. Densely grained, dark stained wood represents well the classic design.
Combining densely grained, reclaimed wood and wrought iron enabled to create a charming rustic proposition for all home offices. The desk here offers a considerable storage space, divided between two drawers and shelves.
A super industrial style computer desk featuring a rectangular top of thick reclaimed wooden planks with a glossy lacquered finish in nice mid browns. A sturdy base is built of plumbing pipes, elbows, tees and fittings of glossy black coated metal.
A cool industrial style computer desk having a thick rectangular top of reclaimed wooden planks in natural mid browns and greys. Its sturdy base is built of 2 upright rectangular frame-like supports and straight stretchers of grey coated metal.
A hip industrial style desk with a thick long rectangular top of reclaimed planks in natural browns and beiges. Upright legs and straight stretchers are of black metal plumbing pipes, tees, fittings; underslung drawers - of woody and metal crates.
Rough, austere approach to an old-fashioned computer desk made out of reclaimed wood with an unfinished look. The desk has two spacious drawers on the front and is fitted with a retro-styled metal chair.
Rustic design for an industrial-styled corner computer desk crafted out of reclaimed board wood with a rough finish. The desk has a handful of unfinished drawers underneath the top, as well as a shelf and a little file cabinet.
An eco-friendly approach to a primitive desk made out of reclaimed wood with no paint and an unfinished vibe. The desk has a handful of drawers and an additional compartment on the side for document storage.
Rustic design for a primitive and austere computer desk, made out of reclaimed wood with an unfinished, rough look. The frame of the desk is covered in a wrought iron layer, giving it an industrial detail.
A hip rustic style desk of reclaimed wood finished in natural worn browns with blue accents. It has a rectangular top, a lidded sliding tray, 2 shelved full door cabinets. Handles and 2 side rectangular frame-supports are of black coated metal.
A cool, blending rustic and industrial styles, desk of reclaimed wood finished in natural worn browns. It has a rectangular top and 2 4-drawer chests as side supports. A rectilinear frame and C-handles are of grey coated metal.
Created to embellish industrial or rustic home offices, this working station combines reclaimed wood and metal. The wood has been properly brushed and sanded, providing a durable finish and emphasizing the raw, natural character.
Ideal for those, who like rustic or boho surroundings, this office desk delights with its wood and metal combination. The top, made from reclaimed wood corresponds well to the metal chassis.
Combining reclaimed wood top and metal chassis, this gorgeous computer desk enchants with its rough, natural design, being a great proposition for all, who like industrial or boho furniture.
A super rustic style desk of reclaimed wood with a worn finish in browns, greys, blues, creams. It has a rectangular top resting on a 3-drawer chest (on the left) and on a shelved door cabinet. Ring pulls are of metal, bases have cutout fronts.
A cool rustic style computer desk crafted of reclaimed wood in natural brown and grey shades. It has a rectangular top with a minimalist low hutch, 2 drawers (with cutout edge) pulls under the top, 4 slanted angular legs joined by simple stretchers.
A rough, austere computer desk with a frame made out of reclaimed wood with an unfinished appearance. The desk has two built-in drawers and a cover on the back with a shelf on top for display and storage.
Traditional design for an elegant computer desk made out of oak wood with a light tint and a shiny, polished finish. The desk has a built-in shelf underneath the top surface, which provides a handy bookshelf.
Industrial design for a natural computer desk with a frame made out of water pipes with a dark coat of paint. The top of the desk is made out of light pine wood with an unfinished appearance and a rough finish.
Austere setting for a cozy office room with a unique computer desk made out of reclaimed wood with weathered coats of different paints. The desk has a frame made out of black-painted aluminum and has a drawer for storage.
Made from reclaimed wood, this functional L-shaped desk has an inimitable rustic appeal, that shall work out well in lofts or industrially-designed interiors. Its wide surface provides various storage possibilities.
The combination of a reclaimed wood and metal is not only solid, but also stylish, working out perfectly well in all industrial or rustic arrangements. This desk will be a good proposition for all, who want to distinguish their offices a bit.
A super traditional computer desk made of reclaimed wood finished in mid browns with exposed woodgrain. It has a rectilinear frame and a rectangular top. Each of 2 drawer chests has low angle legs and 4 drawers with horizontal brass C-pulls.
A simple but cool urban style computer desk. It has a thick rectangular top of reclaimed wood in natural browns and greys with traces of nails. A frame is of black metal plumbing pipes and tees. It's built of 4 upright legs and straight stretchers.
An industrial take on a computer desk for office rooms with a hutch on top, made out of reclaimed barn wood with a light tint. The hutch on top provides a handy shelf, which together with the shelf underneath the surface gives it a lot of additional space.
An industrial approach to a reclaimed computer desk, made in an austere style with light-tinted wood with a rough finish. The legs of the desk are made out of copper-painted wrought iron, providing a vintage appearance.
DIY project for a homemade computer desk crafted out of reclaimed wood with a light tint and a polished finish. The desk is fitted with two drawers on each side as well as a moving keyboard tray on a rail.
Designed to embellish loft or urban interiors, this fabulous desk combines reclaimed wood and metal, providing a solid and stylish construction. It oozes a rustic, industrial ambience around the space.
This computer desk made from reclaimed wood enchants with its rustic or industrial appeal. It combines solidness and style, mixing a massive wooden board with sturdy hairpin legs. An ideal proposition for loft-inspired decors.
Made from reclaimed wood rafters, iron piping, salvaged wood siding, and a reclaimed church pew constitutes a beautiful yet simple solution for anyone who desires a desk to both stand and sit at. Custom made, it can have the measures you want.
Made from reclaimed wood, this rustic computer desk enchants with its natural finish. Solid iron framing will provide stability and durability for years. Features enough space for all your devices and appliances.