Pressed Particle Board Shelving Warning

From: Stan Barr <>
Date: Fri May 28 03:16:51 2004


Pete Turnbull <> said:

> On May 27, 9:08, Stan Barr wrote:
> > The desk on which my main Mac sits is made of this stuff and is
> sagging
> > under the weight of the two monitors. That's only a year old.
> Needless
> > to say it's scheduled for prompt replacement with a steel desk!
> Cheaper solution: get 2 or 3 lengths 1" square steel tube (Dexion
> Speedframe or equivalent), drill 3/16" holes through them every 12" -
> 18", and screw them to the underside. That'll stiffen it enough. I've
> got some benches that are made rather like like that, and I can stand
> on them without them sagging.

I did think of doing something like that, but I've been offered a steel
desk. The old one will be moved to lighter duties elsewhere - I have
computers all over the house - doesn't everyone? (OK, I don't have
computers in the kitchen and bathroom, but give me time...)
Stan Barr
The future was never like this!
Received on Fri May 28 2004 - 03:16:51 BST

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