Desk Project – Workbench and Computer

I made these desks quite a while ago and I am releasing the files to make them today. Very inexpensive to make and long lasting quality. These desks can also be taken apart and moved relatively easy.

The computer desk features a lofted bed option but works great without it also. Fits all the monitors you might need and is very sturdy.

The workbench can fit full length “rack sized” equipment on the shelving, expanding options for electronic test setups. Like the computer desk, it is extremely sturdy holding many hundreds of pounds on the shelving.

The equipment needed to make the desks are a chop saw (with 45-degree angle cuts), circular saw, sander, ratchet set, drill, drills, 1/4″-20 3″ long carriage¬†bolts, nuts and washers, some type of wood varnish/stain.

Inventor Files for both

Computer Desk with Lofted Bed (pdf)

Adding Aux port to old Nissan Radio and light repair

Display Backlighting Repair

I have an old 2003 Nissan car. The light on the clock/radio never worked from purchase (also the shifter light). The original lights used to light the front panel of the radio were of an incandescent type and soldered surface-mount to the PCB, really annoying. I decided on replacing the lights with surface-mount LEDs. The front panel lights are powered from the car itself, not from the radio.

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HTPC Build

I wanted to build a small PC to stream Netflix and Youtube on a TV. Looking into options, I first looked at purpose-built dongles, PCs. I didn’t like how stripped down their OS was, limited to certain “apps”, locked out of admin privileges. I decided to build my own x86 based HTPC. This would provide the most customization potential.

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