Thinking about building your dream DIY gaming desk? Get inspired by these projects to conceptualize your DIY battlestation using fittings and pipe!
Cody, Alex, and other creative tubetinkers have made some interesting projects which you’ll find featured in this post. Whether you are looking for inspiration to build a desk to work, play, or both, you’ll find great ideas here, all built with tinktube’s pipes and fittings, and different types of surfaces fixed it. Esteban also goes over 5 of these ideas in a quick video, sharing the most important features of each one to make it easier for you to build your own! Check it out!
2. DIY gaming desk made to hold 3 screens
The monitor stand of this DIY gaming desk lets you fix 3 screens to it! A shelf was added on top of the station for extra storage space. Our tubetinker installed a bottom sliding surface for the keyboard, designed a left-side shelf to place the computer on, and a right-side shelf for extra storage space. This a great DIY gaming desk configuration!
If you’d like to build something similar, here are the parts you’ll need:
3. Ergonomic DIY mega desk
This ergonomic DIY mega desk made with pipes and fittings features an awesome angled surface big enough for screen and keyboard, a triple monitor setup with extra shelves which is great to fix a lamp, and a side shelf for the computer. Space is optimized and the station is perfect for hours of epic gaming!
4. Custom double gaming desk
This double gaming desk has been specially designed to create two separate gaming spaces. A spot between the two desks has even been reserved to place a racing wheel! It was built with black tubes and connectors and a wooden surface was placed on top to complete it. Inspiring, isn’t it?
5. DIY computer desk with shelves
This computer desk has been designed with several shelves, providing plenty of storage. There is enough space to place the computer tower directly on the desk and thus have it within easy reach! No more bending over to start the computer!
6. Cody’s DIY gaming desk
This project built by Cody Wilmer is a great idea for a DIY gaming station and has lots of potentials! The screens are fixed to a structure that leaves room for new possibilities. Gamers could add some shelves, other monitors, or speakers to it. The bottom surface is big enough for the computer and other items that might be useful to keep close.
7. DIY pipes and fittings desk with a built-in hammock chair
Cody Wilmer built this project for his girlfriend. He can be proud because it is absolutely unique! His DIY pipes and fittings desk with a built-in hammock chair is perfect for any type of use. He fixed a light wood surface to it and used the white tubes for a nice, clean look.
8. An efficient DIY gaming desk
This simple, yet efficient gaming desk is made of black tubes, black and chrome fittings, and wood surfaces for an industrial style. What’s great about DIY furniture made with pipes and fittings is that it can keep evolving over time. You can start with a simple design and add features to it, test out some options or even change the whole project, but use the same parts again and again! Check out this Pinterest board for inspiration.
9. Alex’s DIY desks and tables
Alex’s DIY desks and tables have three special features:
- He painted the surface himself to reproduce a night sky with stars -awesome design-.
- He designed a built-in, angled footrest to optimize the comfort of the desk;
- The angled pipes fixed to the structure make the desk much sturdier.
10. DIY desk on wheels
Another great example of pipes and fittings DIY desks which can be great for office work or gaming :
- This standing desk is on wheels, so it can be moved around easily.
- They’ve fixed a footrest to it.
- There’s also a bottom sliding surface for the keyboard.
- A vertical storage system is fixed to the side of the desk for paper or other office supplies.
- They’ve fixed sneezeguards to it, to adapt the office workstation to COVID-19 protection guidelines.
11. DIY corner desk idea
Great for work or gaming, this DIY corner desk idea is completely build with pipes and fittings, and a wood or melamine surface.
12. A DIY standing desk
Luke Kennedy’s original standing desk is great for both work or gaming. He thought of awesome features to add to his project:
- He designed an optional shelving unit that can either be fixed to the wall or the desk.
- He fixed casters to the desk so he could roll it outside and work from his patio.
- A bottom sliding surface lets him save some space and work on an ergonomic station.
- He designed a built-in USB charging station for the desk so he doesn’t have to unplug everything when he moves the desk!
13. A corner gaming desk
If one room in your home allows it, a corner desk can be a good choice… especially if you need an ergonomic space where you can mount multiple screens to play! Your gaming chair can slip into specific parts of the desk, depending on your screen set up.
Interested in building this gaming desk? Here is the free plan.
14. A desk for two-people gaming
At home, you might not be the only person who needs a functional workspace to play. This computer desk, fixed along the entire length of the wall, allows two people to play in the same room, at the same time, while having a space adapted to their respective needs. Thanks to the tubes and connectors, you can also add storage space to organize your important documents or games
15. A shelf gaming desk
This computer desk is ideal for those who live in an apartment or those who have a small room dedicated to work. You just have to build a tablet a little wider than the others so that you can fit an ergonomic chair. Bonus: you can also use this gaming desk for storage, if necessary!
16. A computer desk with a superimposed screen
With the help of tubes and tinktube connectors, you can imagine and create an extraordinary computer and gaming desk. If you are a multiple screens gamer, now you can build the desktop of your dreams!
17. Gaming station with panoramic view
Is it possible to have too many screens? Apparently not, especially when it comes time to go head-to-head in a video game battle. This station provides a panoramic view of the game due to the installation of four screens.
This gamer made this custom-made gaming station with wire shelving, which you can find in any hardware store, as well as tubes and connectors, which you can find on our online store.
18. IKEA-style gaming station
The very popular Swedish chain offers inexpensive gaming stations with a clean, simple design. If we told you that you can reproduce the same type of desk at a lower cost using our materials, would you be game to give it a try?
For a similar outcome, follow our recommendations:
- Get a sheet of plywood.
- Cut the plywood to 63′ length and 31 1/2′ deep.
- Get a 92’’ black tube.
- Cut the black tube to the desired height (between 26’’ and 34’’) to make the legs.
- Get two metal anchors to attach the legs underneath the table.
- Get two adjustable feet to attach the legs to the floor.
- Assemble the parts together.
19. DIY gaming station
It’s solid! Nothing has been left to chance in this gaming station’s construction. This version is very stable and was made with galvanized tubes and various connectors.
To meet his needs, the gamer added a tube frame above the station that supports the computer screen as well as the two speakers. This gaming station was attached to the floor using metal anchors.
20. Raised desk with tubes
This gamer used galvanized tubes to create a gaming station.
In this example, two filing cabinets serve to support for the desk. A wooden panel, attached to tubes, was added to create height. With the remaining tube scraps, two raised structures were built for the speakers.
24. Desk for multiple screens
This desk was designed for work, but it can also serve as an inspiration for playing video games. With two separate stands, the computer monitor and laptop are at eye level. You can use our tubes and connectors to build this simple project.
25. DIY Racing Simulator Table
This racing simulator table is strong enough to support four computer screens. This gamer made his custom project using a sheet of plywood as well as white tubes and connectors.
This example can serve as an inspiration so that you can build a similar table, depending on the number of screens you have.
26. Large surface-area DIY desk
This desk can accommodate multiple gaming monitors due to its large surface. In addition, three shelves have been added to the desk to create storage spaces for speakers and/or gaming accessories.
27. Complex DIY gaming station
This three-in-one station is great for enthusiasts to play video games, organize accessories and sleep! This structure can be built for a teenager’s room, with our tubes and our connectors.
28. Floating table
This project is rather simple to complete. You can adapt the work surface according to the length and depth you desire.
Rather than attaching your table to 90-degree legs, we suggest you use our tubes and connectors this way. This will free up floor space for the game console.
29. Custom gaming station
Custom-built for the gamer’s needs, this gaming station requires black tubes, connectors and anchors. This material is available on our online store.
Adapt this project with the tinkpad!
Draw your project with this free printable tool which includes an isometric grid and our best tips to get started.
If you liked these DIY gaming desk ideas, you should also take a look at our Unique Industrial DIY Furniture Ideas with pipes and fittings.