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Old 11-07-2002, 07:45 AM
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What I really need is some kind of monster sized bookshelf! ...too many books and no space!
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Old 11-07-2002, 07:57 AM
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Originally posted by G. Couch
You could get 2 of them... 36 square feet of space!
Then, if you double them up vertically, you get 72 square feet. Now you're talking my language!

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Old 11-07-2002, 09:38 AM
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There is obviously no hope for me - Looking at Greg's office just makes me realise how small mine is! If I had a desk deeper than 30" I wouldn't be able to get through the door! At the moment my chair sits in the middle of the room - and I bang into the bookshelves behind me if I am not careful. I obviously need not only a bigger office but a bigger house!

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Old 11-07-2002, 11:19 AM
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lol I sympathise with the small house problem, since moving house to a flat I barely have enough room to swing my two cats, let alone get fancy ideas of office space - currently I am working on about 3ft of computer table, tucked into the 'cubby hole' in the hallway
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Old 11-07-2002, 12:52 PM
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I miss my cat swinging days
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Old 11-07-2002, 03:42 PM
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I've learned that the more horizontal space you have, the more "stuff" you'll find or manufacture to pile on it. At work, I had a well-designed, corner work surface and most of the time, I couldn't find the top of it.

Because of space limitations at my apartment, my "office" is a small computer desk located in the kitchen - I don't have a kitchen table so I have to eat in the livingroom, balancing my plate on my knees. There is very little space to pile stuff and I find it's adequate.

I spent the last couple of weeks visiting my brother and his wife and used their computer while I was there. After a couple of days, I began to notice that their formerly pristine work surface was looking like mine at home. How embarrassing.

Take care, Margaret
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Old 11-07-2002, 05:12 PM
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7 or 8 tongue and groove boards knocked together combined with a couple of s/h double filing cabinets makes a solid serviceable desk for little money. I unearthed my boards from a demolished church so my desk is probably 'blessed' !!

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