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If you can place something around the desk (top, behind, underneath and front to connect on the top again) you can then 'lock' the chair underneath the desk to that item. I would go for a rope and a good knot the kid can not yet untie, but most people will go for the ratchet straps. It you run two side by site and knot them together in two places you make an ...


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You could put non-slip rubber "feet"/tape on the bottom of the console/base of the telephone to help it hold its position when sitting on its support. A small square pad of non-slip shelf drawer liner (cut to fit with scissors) under the telephone will also help hold it from moving. You could reuse an old Yoga or fitness mat as a non-slip pad under your ...


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I had this problem many years ago and my solution was good old blu-tack. In my experience, most offices have it in stationery - or it's very cheap to buy if you get it yourself. I would recommend rolling out a long "sausage" which is 1 or 2mm larger in diameter than the height of the feet from the base (likely about 4 or 5mm). Make the sausage long enough ...


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I really think that in your case, several independent desks are a better option. You will surely not do audio editing while becoming the next Shakespeare writing stuff on paper. What I would do (and I am on the way of implementing it for my own needs): understand which are the activities I have to do; understand which resources (computers, monitors, paper, ...


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My hack is to replace it with a cordless phone, for example


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One option is getting a longer cord, which doesn't have the springy character of the ones the phones come with, e.g.: however, this has drawbacks: The cord clutters up your desk. It doesn't stay in a neatly packed form like the springy cords. And then, either it's long enough for its length to be a hassle, or not long enough, in which case you find yourself ...


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Assuming that plywood covers the back of two long sides, but none covers the two short ends: Position the desk so that one of the short ends touches a wall. When you finish working at the desk, pull it away from the wall. Position the chair against the wall as though you are going to sit at one end. Push the desk back to the wall to trap the chair. Even ...


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As a hack for gaming devices such as yours, create a high-performance non-slip 'gaming' mat which sits on the surface of your desk. The problem with small rubber feet and anti-slip materials is that dust, dirt, crumbs, body oils, etc. soon make both surfaces slippery again. They're not easy to maintain. As you've also discovered, there isn't much surface ...


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I use these peel & stick "non-slip domes" for that sort of thing. They are about 9 mm across. I can't remember where I bought them, but I see they are available on a well known shopping site.


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If your child has trouble moving the chair and it is in an inconvenient location to use for climbing, this idea may work. Place the chair wheels/casters into cups (jar lids) so that the chair is difficult to roll around. You'll have to pull it into position; but, it shouldn't be too difficult for an adult. When the chair is unoccupied, remember to slide it ...


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To make the monitors 'fit' above a small desk: Don't use the feet they came with. Attach the monitors to a monitor arm. The arm is attached to the desk at one point, so you can have the monitors stick out over the sides of the desk. This also allows you to shove the keyboard and mouse underneath the monitors when you're not using them, freeing up space ...


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If you put 2 sit stand desks together. 1 left 1 right. With the controls at the middle, would that fit the space? https://www.ikea.com/ca/en/p/bekant-corner-desk-left-sit-stand-linoleum-blue-black-s89282280/


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Custom Make Your Solution When I wanted an inclined drawing table 20'X 3', that was attached to the wall (no legs to get in the way of cleaning) with convenient shelving over it; I hired a contractor. A contractor can make exactly what you specify to fit in your available space to make your life much easier. In addition, a professional cabinet maker (my ...


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