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DIY standing desk

DIY Standing Desk Converter: Everything You Need To Know

Looking to make a DIY standing desk? We break down how to pick between a DIY standing desk and DIY standing desk converter, plus more.

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Humanscale QuickStand Eco Standing Desk Converter

The Best Standing Desk Converters

Call it a desktop workstation, a sit-stand workstation, or a desktop riser, a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Ah, well, let’s step back from that a bit and just say that some of these products are on the rose spectrum while others may be closer to skunk cabbage. As always, caveat emptor, and that’s where we come in and lab test these units to find out what they’re really mad…

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DIY Standing Desk: Choosing The Right Base

We Lab Test The Best Standing Desk Bases

We compare the different electric adjustable height desk bases available for building your very own DIY standing desk or treadmill desk workstation.

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Original welldesk standing desk converter

Top Portable Standing Desk Converters

There are plenty of jobs that keep workers on their toes and moving from place to place. And if they want to have standing options, it might be difficult to ensure an ergonomic and comfortable working positions wherever they go. A portable standing desk converter may just be the answer. Most of the other standing desk converters available  do their job, but they are either too awkward to…

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Do Weight Ratings on Electric Desks Really Matter

Do Weight Ratings on Electric Desks Really Matter?

When it comes to weight ratings on electric desks, the simple answer is that “you get what you pay for, and you pay for what you get.”

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Top X-Lift Standing Desk Converters – Expert Reviews

Top X-Lift Standing Desk Converters

Flexispot, Fellowes, AirRise Pro, and more—we've reviewed 100s of stand up desk converters over the years. See how the best X-Lifts fared.

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iMovR Jaxson standalone DIY lifting base review

iMovR Jaxson DIY Standing Desk Base Frame Review

The first standing desk base with brushless motor technology, the Jaxson disrupts the industry with a superb value for its quality and features.

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Top Z-Lift Standup Desk Converters – Experts Review

Top Z-Lift Stand Up Desk Converters

Varidesk, ZipLift, Ergotron, and more—we've reviewed 100s of stand up desk products over the years. Find out how the top products fare.

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imovr brushless dc inline motors

How Brushless DC Motor Technology Is Bound To Entirely Disrupt the Standing Desk Industry

Given that more than 90% of the standing desks sold online today are built on Chinese-made, commodity-grade lifting bases, the introduction of inline brushless DC motor actuators has the potential to truly disrupt the market.

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Eureka Ultra Slim Portable Sit Stand Desk Converte

Eureka Ultra Slim Portable Sit Stand Desk Converter Review

The Eureka Ultra Slim Portable Standing Desk Converter packs a sturdy X-Lift frame and silent lift mechanism into an easy-to-move device.

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Top Sit-Stand Desk Converters – Post & Base Models – Experts Review

Top Post & Base Sit-Stand Desk Converters

Kangaroo, Winston, Quickstand and more—we've reviewed hundreds of sit-stand desk converters over the years. Find out which are the best.

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iMovR Lander DIY Standing Desk Frame

iMovR Lander DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The crème de la crème of electric lifting bases, there is no better electric lift base to place under that very special custom desktop you're creating.

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FlexiSpot GoRiser Standing Desk Converters ML2 in an ergonomic office in a home

FlexiSpot ML2 GoRiser Portable Standing Desk Converter Review

This simple standing desk converter offers a range-limited manual operation in an X-lift style and is light enough to be considered portable

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Lander Lite DIY

iMovR Lander Lite DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The iMovR Lander is the best, but many people won’t need that much lifting capacity or desktop width accommodation. If that’s the case, the Lander Lite DIY base frame is perfect.

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Top Electric Stand Desk Converters – Experts Review

Top Electric Standing Desk Converters

Winston-E, Kangaroo Electric, Versadesk and more—we've reviewed hundreds of stand desk products over the years. See which are the best.

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iMovR Studio 470 Base review

iMovR Studio 470 Electric Standing Desk Base Review

The Studio 470 electric standing desk base is bare bones simplified. With this DIY base you don't pay for what you don't need.

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VariDesk Laptop 30

VariDesk Laptop 30 Sit Stand Workstation Review

With the smallest footprint of any Varidesk desktop converter, the Laptop 30 is the most compact workstation in Varidesk's catalog.

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UpLift Jiecang DIY bases

Jiecang Electric Standing Desk Base Review (UpLift Desk Version)

The Jeicang is a decent option for those who want a little better reliability and durability than bottom end desks like Autonomous and IKEA.

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Top Standing Desk Converters for Corner Spaces – Experts Review

Best Corner Standing Desk Converters

Varidesk, ZipLift, Ergotron, and more—we've reviewed hundreds of stand up desk products over the years. Find out which are the best.

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ikea idasen standing desk base

IKEA IDÅSEN Standing Desk Underframe Review

In an attempt to revamp its standing desk line, IKEA introduced a bulkier, pricier desk that's slightly less underpowered than the Bekant.

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VIVO Standing Desk Frame

VIVO DIY Standing Desk Frame Review (V102E)

The VIVO Standing Desk Frame has all the issues of an extremely cheap standing desk frame, without being the cheapest standing desk frame.

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The Most Stable Hovering Standing Desk Converters – Experts Review

Top Hovering Standing Desk Converters

Cadence, WorkFit-A, Helium Junior, and more—we've reviewed 100s of stand desk products over the years. Find out how the top desk risers fare in our testing.

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iMovR Freedom DIY Standing Desk Base

iMovR Freedom DIY Standing Desk Base Review

The iMovR Freedom DIY base is an answer to low-cost imports, leveraging design ingenuity and a great deal of investment in robotic manufacturing.

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Birch standing desk imovr captains desk

Best Birch Standing Desks and Converters

Everything you need to in order to pick the best birch standing desk, including quality grades and why Baltic birch is the superior option.

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FEZIBO DIY Stand Up Desk Frame

FEZiBO DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The FEZiBO Stand Up Desk Frame does not have good performance or a real warranty. It is the most underpowered and lightest frame on the market today. Commensurately, it is also cheaper than any other frame we’ve tested.

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WorkEZ Standing Desk

Uncaged Ergonomics WorkEZ Sit Stand Workstation Review

Review of the WorkEZ Sit Stand Workstation. By far the least expensive sit-stand riser we can recommend, WorkEZ's adjustable height trays are also portable.

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Best Sit-Stand Desk Converters Under $350

Best Sit-Stand Desk Converters Under $350

Reviews of 18 top standing converters models across all model types, including Z-Lifts, X-Lifts, Hovers, Post & Base, and Electric, under $350.

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StandUpDeskStore L-Shaped

Stand Up Desk Store L-Shaped DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The Stand Up Desk Store L-Shaped Standing Desk Frame is outfitted like a bargain standing desk, but doesn't have the price to match such underwhelming details.

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Uplift E3 Compact Standing Desk Converter Review

Simple standing-desk converter produced by Uplift which highlights affordability and portability for the on-the-go laptop user.

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StandUpDeskStore Dual-Motor

Stand Up Desk Store Dual-Motor DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The Stand Up Desk Store Dual-Motor DIY Standing Desk Frame aims to fit into the middle zone of standing desk frames, but it doesn't quite hit the mark.

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The Lunadesk standing desk converter in tall position

The Lunadesk Standing Desk Converter Review

The Lunadesk offers a unique bamboo design that rotates around its frame, designed for supple users who like to work at a laptop while in a yoga pose.

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StandUpDeskStore Single-Motor

Stand Up Desk Store Single-Motor DIY Standing Desk Frame Review

The Stand Up Desk Store Single-Motor DIY Standing Desk Frame looks to fit into the middle zone of standing desk frames, but it doesn't quite hit the mark.

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iMovR Vigor electric standing desk base

iMovR Vigor Heavy Duty Standing Desk Base Review

The iMovR Vigor is the strongest base available to DIY desk builders and it's much easier to put together than any other kitted base we've tested.

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How to Buy or Sell a Used Standing Desk Converter

How to Buy or Sell a Used Standing Desk Converter

Whether you're looking to buy or sell a pre-owned standing desk converter there are several things you need to know, and our experts are here to help.

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StandStand Fixed-Height Sit Stand Workstation

StandStand Desktop Riser Review

StandStand is a portable, low-priced, fixed-height desktop riser. The product is intended to let you stand at home, the coffee shop, or the office.

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Standee Bamboo

Standee Bamboo Sit Stand Workstation Review

Standee Sit Stand Workstation review. The Standee assembles easily but doesn't have a variable height mechanism and lacks ergonomic options.

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varidesk converter alternative

What Are The Best Varidesk Alternatives?

Thousands of people seek out "varidesk alternatives" in online searches every month. After lab testing dozens of converters, we pick our top three.

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Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Aluminum Laptop Stand

Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Aluminum Laptop Stand Review

The Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Aluminum Laptop Stand is for those who want to try a standing desk or can't stand for a long time.

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Convertible standing desk

Top 9 Factors to Consider When Buying a Convertible Standing Desk

Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.

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Readydesk 2 standing desk converter

Readydesk 2 Standing Desk Converter Review

A simple standing desk converter with shelves that can be inserted into different slots to adjust to different heights.

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Cable management for standing desk converter

iMovR Tucker Pro Cable Management Kit for Standing Desk Converters Review

The iMovR Tucker Pro kit addresses the need for cable management for standing desk converters, which is the first attempt we've seen and a great idea.

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Original welldesk standing desk converter

Original Well Desk Review

A simple standing desk converter with wooden shelves that can be inserted into different slots to adjust to different heights.

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Cadence Plus Standing Desk Converter

iMovR Cadence Plus Standing Desk Converter Review

The iMovR Cadence Plus features a space-preserving “hover” design that retains virtually all of your desktop space and maximizes mobility and collaboration.

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Harmoni Standing Desk Converter Review

A simple, wooden standing desk converter with shelves that can be inserted into different slots to adjust to different heights.

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best varidesk alternative

iMovR ZipLift+ Sit-Stand Converter Review

The ZipLift+ Sit-Stand Converter is extremely stable and rock steady. It has tremendous height range adjustability, with infinite stops.

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