They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and for many people, building something from scratch, using reclaimed materials, is fulfilling in terms of both environmental responsibility and personal challenge.
With a bit of expertise and delicacy, reclaimed materials have become highly prized for the character they can bring home and office furnishings. As well as vintage timbers, iron castings, once considered merely functional, now seem to ooze style and good value.
Find a vision
Before you start your desk project, you need a clear idea of what you want to build.
Wait until you’ve found your recycled materials before working out precise dimensions and details of connecting joints. You will need to take into consideration the space in the area you are putting this desk, for example a reception area in the main foyer. If you are planning to fit in some Reception Chairs from sites …