DIY Floating Desk and Shelves


A simple and modern DIY floating desk is the perfect solution to create a home office or homeschooling space in any nook in your home. This easy to follow tutorial will show you how!

My vision for this space was first and foremost that it needed to have a large workspace – a desk that spanned the entire wall length, so that not only could my kindergartener and I work together.

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All the supplies are available from the Home Depot. You can order them online and do curbside pickup or have them delivered to your home.

Supplies Needed

If you plan on doing any sort of DIY projects in the future, these are all tools that you will use time and time again. 1. Miter Saw (for all the cuts) 2. Kreg Jig (for the pocket holes) 3. Stud Finder 4. Brad Nailer 5. Sander

Tools Used

How to Make The Floating Desk and Shelves


Mark the studs in the wall using a stud finder. Build the frame to support to desk top.

Build the Floating Desk Support

Measure the top of the desk and cut the oak plywood. Place the plywood down on top of the floating frame. Secure around the top using brad nails.

Install the Desk Top