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What could I use to raise the height of a desk in my room about 6 inches (my chair doesn't fit well under it)

cynderblocks would do the job, but it's not really practical - should i just buy a new desk?

Asked By: burlywood66 - 12/27/2006
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We had the same problem when my daughter required more storage in her tiny dorm room. The solution was found at Bed Bath and Beyond store and others that sold plastic cones that raised the height equally 6 inches. They worked perfectly and were cheap! Try those. They are made for beds but look great enough for desks... More
Answered By: jjjclass - 12/27/2006
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No, don't buy a new desk. That would be stupid. If your desk is on posts, there are thing that are meant to raise your bed a few inches, so that could work. Maybe you could lower your chair, or just add boxes if it isn't a post desk.
Answered By: ♥kistin14♥ - 12/27/2006
 
If the desk has 4 legs, you could extend the legs by going to the diy or upholstery store and buy some bun feet. You can attach them to the bottom of the legs by drilling holes in the current leg bottoms and using a bolt to fix them together... More
Answered By: ELAINE C - 12/27/2006
 
You could use two 6x6's, stain/paint them to match the desk.
Answered By: auntb629 - 12/27/2006
 
I have the same problem here at work, but only about 2 inches. I am going to bring in 3 long 2x4's and place them under the desk. I also plan to paint them to match the desk so as not to be obvious... More
Answered By: Marvinator - 12/27/2006
 
You could use some soup cans,or juice cans. We did that once when we couldn't afford a new desk. Or use some books you aren't reading right now. Just some ideas ok? Good luck
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Answered By: grbarnaba - 12/27/2006
 
Hey boo, I could just prop up the desk myself from below! I don't mind, really, and you would hardly notice me there. Or you could get those desk raiser things from Bed Bath and Beyond, they're cheap, and easy to use! But, they may not be available until back to school in August (though maybe they're somewhere in... More
Answered By: drniles81 - 12/29/2006
 
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