13 Free DIY Desk Plans

DIY Desk Plans In All Sorts of Style

These free desk plans will give you everything you need to successfully build a desk for your office or any other space in your home where you need an area to work or create.

Building a desk can be a beginner to intermediate woodworking project depending on what plan you choose to tackle. Whichever one you choose, you'll find detailed building instructions, diagrams, and photos to help you along the way.

After you've looked at the free desk plans, be sure to take a look at my free plans for bookcases, coffee tablesTV standsnight standsshelvesdressers, a headboardwine racks, Adirondack chairs, kitchen islands, bunk beds, porch swings, jewelry boxes, and other free woodworking plans.

Free Truss Desk Plan from Shanty 2 Chic

A DIY desk by a window
Shanty 2 Chic

This free desk plan will help you build a beautiful and large desk that would look great in anywhere from an office to a guest room.

The free plan includes a supply list, diagrams, photos, and instructions to help you build it. More

Parson Tower Desk Plan from Ana White

A DIY desk by a brick wall and windows.
Ana White

Here's another free desk plan from Ana White. This design will give a huge work top and lots of space for storage.

This free desk plan includes dimensions, a materials and tools list, a cut list, building directions, and photos of others who have used the plan to build their own desk. More

DIY Desk With Concrete Desktop from Home Depot

A concrete desk with wooden legs
Home Depot

Home Depot has a DIY desk plan to build this modern desk that has a concrete top and wooden legs. It's a small size that will fit just about anywhere in your home.

The free desk plan includes a materials list, step-by-step instructions and color photos for making the concrete top and building the legs. More

Sawhouse Trestle Desk Plan from Ana White

A DIY sawhorse trestle desk.
Ana White

The design of this free desk plan by Ana White is inspired from Restoration Hardware's Sawhorse Trestle Desk. By building it yourself, you'll get the same look for a fraction of what you could buy it for.

Plenty of color photos, a materials and tools list, a cut list, step-by-step directions, diagrams, and user photos are all included in this free desk plan. More

Printer's Writing Desk Plan from The Borrowed Adobe

A hand built desk by a window.
The Borrowed Adobe

The Borrowed Adobe has created a free desk plan inspired by Pottery Barn's Printer's Writing Desk. She was able to build this desk for a quarter of the cost the Pottery Barn desk.

Download this free desk plans and you'll get a materials and cut list, written instructions, and color photos. More

DIY Desk With Piping and Butcher Block by House by Hoff

A desk made from a butcher block and pipe legs
House by Hoff

House of Hoff has designed this beautiful DIY desk that uses a butcher block for the top and industrial piping for the legs.This can be used just about anywhere as a table also.

There's a supply list, building instructions, color photos, and more to help you build this easy DIY desk in no time. More

Three Compartment DIY Desk Plan from Shades of Blue Interiors

A three compartment DIY desk in a bedroom.
Shades of Blue Interiors

If you're looking for a unique desk plan, this three compartment desk may be just what you're looking for. It will give you tons of storage and you can even use it as a vanity if you'd like.

These DIY plans include a tool list, shopping list, cut list, step-by-step directions, diagrams, and color photos. More

The Casual Desk from More Like Home

A diagram of a desk made from 2x4's.
More Like Home

Here's a free desk plan that will build a simple desk using just 2x4s. It will cost you under $25 so there's no reason not to give it a go.

Simple building instructions and diagrams will step you through using this free desk plan. More

Office Corner Desk Plan from Ana White

A blue computer desk.
Ana White

I couldn't resist adding one more of Ana White's plans to the list, this one being a plan to build an office corner desk.

Diagrams, step-by-step building instructions, color photos, and shopping lists are all part of this free desk plan. More

Free Computer Desk Plans from Bob's Plans

If you're looking to build a computer desk with plenty of storage space, you'll want to highly consider this free desk plan from Bob's Plans. It features a lot of workspace, a lap drawer, and several other drawers for office supplies and files.

Download the free desk plan and you'll get color photos, a materials list, very detailed instructions, and tons of diagrams. More

Free Computer Desk Plan from Extreme How-To

Extreme How-To has a free desk plan that builds a desk perfect for the office that has room for a desktop or laptop computer. This is an intermediate woodworking project that will cost you around $150 to build.

Included in the free desk plan are a tools and materials list, building instructions, color photos, and diagrams. More

Rona's Free Desk Plan

Rona has a free desk plan that builds this great looking desk that includes a cabinet and several drawers.

You'll find a tools and materials list, diagrams, and building steps included in this free desk plan. More

Free Desk Plan from Home at Home

Home at Home has a unique free desk plan available that features an adjustable table top just right for your growing child.

There is a tools list, materials list, written instructions, color photos, and blueprints available as part of this free desk plan. More