After reading all about the benefits of a standing desk, I had been wanting to build one for my home office for some time. So after seeing this post on Ikea Hackers, I came up with a plan to use an Expedit book case and a Vika desk top to build a simple but attractive standing desk.
The first step was to do some research on the ergonomics of standing while working on a computer so I could get the height right for me. I use some books, paint cans, and other materials to prototype the desk I figured out the correct height I would need to work and type comfortably. (more…)