Even from the standpoint of needed materials, this is an inexpensive desk, particularly if you got some lumber scrap pieces lying around. The beauty of this vintage build is that even when it gets a scratch or ding, it only goes to give it a little more character. Follow this link for step-by-step pictures and instructions on how to build a Trestle Desk from lumber.

Check out the tutorial how to build a DIY trestle desk from scrap wood @istandarddesign

Tutorial: www.hometalk.com

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