Fundraising for 2019/2020. 12 Month renewal is up Oct 21/2019. $382.44 USD of roughly $1700 USD (CDN conversion) as of Aug 13/2019. Paypal Donation Link Here

Portable, stowable true standup desk?

For general computer discussion & help, come here

Moderators: Bakhtosh, EvilHomer3k

Post Reply
User avatar
jztemple2
Posts: 4400
Joined: Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:52 am
Location: Florida, USA

Portable, stowable true standup desk?

Post by jztemple2 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:51 pm

After killing my knees sitting and standing and sitting at a fold-up TV tray stand with a laptop on it I was trying to re-image, I think what I need is a true, standup, foldable, stowage desk. I searched all through Amazon but the ones that were portable and foldable were ones designed to use sitting next to a bed or couch. I'm six foot and I want one that has a desk surface about four feet off the ground, is no more than maybe thirty inches wide and can be folded up and put away. Does such a beast exist?
"A plan is a list of things that go wrong. I like to keep my lists short. Just be ready." - Rico Rodriguez

User avatar
Isgrimnur
Posts: 61067
Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:29 am
Location: Chookity pok
Contact:
Isgrimnur’s avatar
Snooze

Re: Portable, stowable true standup desk?

Post by Isgrimnur » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:01 pm


User avatar
jztemple2
Posts: 4400
Joined: Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:52 am
Location: Florida, USA

Re: Portable, stowable true standup desk?

Post by jztemple2 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:54 pm

Isgrimnur wrote:
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:01 pm
Look for "bar height" folding tables.
Awesome! I've got a nearby BB&B, I'll check it out.
"A plan is a list of things that go wrong. I like to keep my lists short. Just be ready." - Rico Rodriguez

User avatar
Blackhawk
Posts: 26672
Joined: Tue Oct 12, 2004 9:48 pm
Location: Southwest Indiana
Contact:
Blackhawk’s avatar
Offline

Re: Portable, stowable true standup desk?

Post by Blackhawk » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:11 pm

Some alternatives would be a standing desk converter (a shorter desk that stands on top of another surface) or a monitor and keyboard arm (I have this one.)

Whether either is suitable depends on what your needs are for 'stowable' and 'portable.'
[This space left intentionally blank.]

User avatar
coopasonic
Posts: 15967
Joined: Fri Mar 04, 2005 11:43 pm
Location: Dallas-ish

Re: Portable, stowable true standup desk?

Post by coopasonic » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:00 am

Our desks at work have buttons on the side to adjust the height. It's less exercise than the old crank ones, but very convenient.
-Coop

Post Reply