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Shop Desks Online

While function is a priority, you won’t have to sacrifice style when you shop home office furniture online at Bassett. Find the perfect desk for the job at hand and know that your new office furniture is constructed of the finest materials and made with painstaking attention to detail.

Why settle for ready-to-assemble ordinary when you can have distinctive? Choose from a wide variety of hardwoods and finishes, styles, and options, each one more interesting than the last.

BenchMade: Artisan Made Desks

Our BenchMade line of custom, handcrafted desks are made to your order, one piece at a time, by our artisan furniture makers. Each BenchMade furniture piece is assembled and hand-finished at our workshop in Bassett, Virginia.

There are no assembly lines here. Just artisan craftsmen doing what they do best – creating your next family heirloom. Hand planed, hand-sanded, and finished, there are no shortcuts. Constructed of solid wood sourced in the Appalachian region of the US, you can have every confidence that you’re buying American.

What Size Desk Should You Buy?

There is no "universal" desk size that fits everyone perfectly. Everyone is different. But most believe the ideal size has a height between 29" to 30". Most prefer a 30" height when working or doing things like using a laptop. The best way to see if a desk is right for you is to sit in the chair you'll be using with your elbows at a ninety-degree angle. An ideal working condition has your wrists rest comfortably on the desk.

Common Desk Widths

The width you need highly depends on what you plan on using the desk for. Will it be a work or study desk? If so something 60+ inches might be best. However, for something to storing mail or homework, 30 to 55 inches is the general range.

30-35 Inches

50-55 Inches

60-65 Inches

65-70 Inches

70-75 Inches

100-105 Inches

135-140 Inches

Common Desk Heights

When it comes to height, again the measurement from the floor to the tabletop is probably the most important for your overall comfort, and usually, this measurement ranges from 29” to 30”. Bassett Furniture’s Storeroom Modular Desk and BenchMade Crossbuck desk are examples 30” desk height, which is often the perfect height for working at a laptop.

25-30 Inches

30-35 Inches

70-75 Inches

Common Desk Depths

A typical desk depth is 30" and will fit most activities such as light work or studying. However, if you're setting up a more serious workspace with laptop docks and multiple monitors, you might want to go for something in the 35" to 75" range.

20-25 Inches

25-30 Inches

30-35 Inches

70-75 Inches

Browse Our Showroom

Start by visiting your nearest Bassett showroom and browse through our extensive collection of desks, chairs, and office furniture. Whether you’re looking for office storage or leather furniture for your office waiting room, you’ll find a wide assortment to choose from.

If you feel inspired to create your own BenchMade desk, speak with one of our design consultants. Together, we’ll create desks that make your home office anything but ordinary.

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