Paul Mayer

Building an Office in a Closet

Paul Mayer
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Maximizing small spaces in your home can be tricky, but with a bit of creative thinking you can achieve excellent results. In this video, Paul Mayer walks us through the built-in office he created in his home, featuring a six-foot desk with cabinets, drawers, and a custom fitted top to span the length of the wall and make the most of the available space.

Check out the rest of our Office in a Closet project series here:

Office in a Closet Part 1: Built-In Desk
Office in a Closet Part 2: Drawers and Doors
Office in a Closet Part 3: Build and Install the Desktop
Office in a Closet Part 4: Finishing and Installing

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2 Responses to “Building an Office in a Closet”

  1. Mark Abshire

    I am confused on your inset book shelves. I assume you are building them between wall studs, are your walls 10 inches thick?

  2. Jerry Everard

    Office in a closet — great project and some excellent ideas there - my only concern would be with heat generated by the printer and hard drives — there did not appear to be any ventilation for them. Perhaps the printer runs out on a full-extension slide platform? Otherwise an excellent build.

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