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Plateau Computer Desk

Overall Rating Rating 4.4  |  64 reviews  |  Write a review
Today $229.99
Item #: 80071083
    This modern computer desk is designed for functionality and durability while adding a sophisticated update to your home or office. The two drawers keep needed supplies within arms reach, and the keyboard tray is conveniently centered for optimal use....more

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    This sophisticated plateau computer desk will add flair to any room in your home. Its stylish features include rubber wood construction with dark Halifax brown finish. The middle drawer is hinged in the front to serve as a functional keyboard tray or standard drawer. There is also one drawer on each side for supplies.
    • Study in style with this Plateau computer desk
    • Home office furniture features a dark Halifax brown finish
    • Sturdy desk is constructed of rubberwood
    • Middle drawer features hinged front to serve as a functional keyboard tray or standard drawer
    • Two side drawers can accommodate office supplies
    • Measures 55.91 inches wide x 22.05 inches deep x 30.12 inches high
    • Small side drawer interior dimensions are 10.5 inches wide x 17 inches deep x 2.8 inches high
    • Middle drawer and keyboard tray interior dimensions are 24.5 inches wide x 17.5 inches deep x 2 inches high
    • The height from the floor to the bottom of the drawer is 23.82 inches
    Assembly required. This item ships to you in 2 boxes.
30.12 in. H x 55.91 in. W x 22.05 in. D
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    Beautiful, Elegant, Quality, Simple, Sturdy, Value
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  • 5 Stars 28
  • 4 Stars 32
  • 3 Stars 4
  • 2 Stars 0
  • 1 Stars 0
  • Great but not with cheap cardboard back panel

    Just to add to the previous comments, this desk is high quality and very sturdy, but: 1) one of the holes on one of the legs was drilled on the wrong side so it's useless and actually shows 2) I had to hammer the top panel in (it wasn't fitting perfectly after assembling everything else) and did split a corner of the panel in the process (be careful!) 3) more importantly I was very disappointed at the back panel, it's made of cheap soft cardboard material and I was expected hard wood like the other panels. That means you can only place the desk against a wall or it will look pretty ugly. That's too bad because the rest is nice.

  • Handsome, not TOO hard to assemble

    First off, the desk arrived VERY quickly. I honestly didn't expect it to get here for a few days. The UPS man was kind enough to bring it into my garage, which was very kind. The one box is 75 pounds, so be ready for that. Second, assembly was not trivial, but wasn't hard. DEFINITELY follow the directions, especially on the drawer sliders. I thought I was following the directions carefully, but still managed to install them upside-down at first. The box included ample extra screws, etc., which is quite nice. When finished, the desk is very sturdy! As for the desk itself, it's better than expected. It's wide and deep enough to be useful, but not so large as to take up the whole room. I selected this one to fit in a specific space. Magnets hold the keyboard drawer tightly closed. This means that the drawer is useful as a regular drawer, and since it's used as a laptop desk (no separate keyboard), that's VERY welcome. For my purposes, this desk is as close to perfect as I could hope for. Thank you, Overstock!

  • Love it!

    We love our Plateau Computer Desk! It looks just like the picture and seems to be very high quality. It does take a little while to assemble. I did it mostly myself while my husband was at work and my two toddlers were napping. One of the most confusing parts to me was the guides for the drawers. I ended up putting some of them one the wrong way and had to reposition some of them. Not too bad though. We received the desk very quickly and were happy to have it. The price seems very reasonable, especially for the quality of the desk. We are very happy with our purchase. Now we just need a chair that looks as nice to go with it.

  • thought it would be better

    The other reviews were enthusiastic, so I ordered this desk, because I like the design. It took two days to put it together, so I knocked off one star for just being complicated to assemble. What really bothered me, though, is that the veneer on one drawer was already scratched when the desk arrived, and an entire sliver of the veneer on one of the legs just peeled off; in other words, the finish is not particularly durable. And one of the drawers sticks a little. On the whole, despite its sturdiness and nice design, it's just an average piece of furniture.

  • A 5-Star Desk, but.....

    We love this desk. It looks great in a small bedroom/home office. We would have given this 5-stars however there were a few minor details that the manufacturer could improve on (hopefully they pay attention to their customers comments/experiences). First the locking cams are low quality and bits of metal break off when tightening. Use a #3 Phillips to tighten as this might lessen the impact on the cams and keep them from breaking. Secondly, there are no pre-drilled holes in the drawer side panels for the screws that attach the glides. You may want to pre-drill small holes to avoid splitting the wood. We found out the hard way. Thirdly, the instructions, although not bad, they were a little off. Some of the pictures showed more wood dowels going into some of the panels than there were were holes. Lastly, after placing the top piece on it takes a contortionist to reach in the drawer cavities to tighten the locking cams. My suggestion is to take a good accounting of all your parts/pieces, lay them out and then assemble. Also, take your time and enjoy yourself. It took my wife and I about two hours to assemble.

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  • Well Worth the Buy!

    We needed a simple space saving solution for a desk and pulled the trigger on the Plateau Computer Desk. A couple weeks later we were at Room & Board and saw a similar desk for near 4 times the price of this one! Now, granted, the quality of this desk is not as high as the one a R&B (this uses European cam fasteners, budget drawer slides, etc.), but the piece itself looks nearly identical! There's more solid wood on this piece than there is manufactured. Well worth the buy!


    shownello from Berwyn, IL, Dec 2, 2013

  • Classy and functional

    When I moved to a smaller home, I needed to downsize my office. This desk was the perfect choice. It was a bit of a challenge to put together, but so worth it. The color and quality of the wood is really beautiful and contemporary. I love the three drawers across the front. Now that I only have a laptop, when buttoned up, it really looks more like furniture than a working office. I love it.


    bobbiec57 from California, Sep 10, 2013

  • Love this desk!

    I was a little nervous about getting this desk. It had a lot of good reviews about the looks but mostly heard that it was very hard to assemble and that the middle pull out drawer didn't work well. My handy husband had it put together in under two hours and the middle drawer works just fine. It's a very sturdy and great looking desk. Very good quality for the price.


    cassier71 from Ruther Glen, VA, Aug 16, 2013

  • Compact and mostly well made

    This desk was fairly easy to assembly. It's sturdy and well made, except the keyboard drawer doesn't close all the way. Seems like the magnets don't want to connect. But most people wouldn't notice. I have the desk in my living room (to the side) and it looks really nice.


    brendaherr from San Diego, CA, Aug 16, 2013

  • Solid piece of furniture.

    It does take a while to put together, my husband did it in about 2 1/2 hours. Very solid construction, Had the same problem with the magnetic drawer others have spoke of. It fit perfectly in the space I had for it, and I have gotten many compliments. Good value.


    peggo1 from Boston, MA, Aug 7, 2013

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We have 2 of these that we purchased in 2010. We want to purchase another but now the quality is not the same - like the particle board backing. Any chance you could review this with the manufacturer and return to old specs, better quality? reviveme on Jul 4, 2014
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Hello reviveme, unfortunately this item is out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 8, 2014

Where was this desk manufactured? I prefer to buy USA made furniture. Thank you. pixelchick on Jun 7, 2013
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Thank you for contacting us pixelchick. This was made in China. Please let us know if you have any further questions. overstockcustomercare1 on Jun 14, 2013

Does this desk have to go up next to a wall or can you put it in the middle of the room? Does the back look bad? gnal10 on Mar 4, 2013
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Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately we were able to confirm the back of this item is MDF particle board and will not match the rest of the desk. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 7, 2013
The back is not finished enough to float in a room. Back it to a sofa or wall. lisalucasdesign on May 10, 2013

what is the distance between the two leg bases? mariavb on Feb 25, 2013
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about 2 1/2 feet. I love this desk!! flippernut on Feb 27, 2013

What is the weight capacity of this product? I am hoping for up to 100lbs? gok8 on Oct 25, 2012
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Unfortunately, the weight capacity of this product is 85 pounds. overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 26, 2012

What is name of company that makes the desk? briscoe1 on Sep 28, 2012
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We are unable to disclose the manufacturer of some of our products; however, stands behind every product we sell. When necessary we can contact suppliers if a product issue arises. overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 28, 2012

Is the back cardboard or plywood? Is there any cardboard used for this table? bcimbala on Aug 3, 2012
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The back is made of rubberwood. There is no cardboard used in making this product. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 6, 2012

What parts of this table are wood, and what parts are veneer, particleboard etc? radsat on Jul 20, 2012
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The computer desk is made of solid rubberwood, except for the internal drawer panels that are made from medium-density fiberboard, and the rear panel that is made from high-quality plywood. overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 25, 2012

What is the height from the floor to the bottom of the drawers? lblf on Apr 13, 2012
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The height from the floor to the bottom drawers is 23.82 inches. overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 18, 2012

What is the height from the floor to the top of the desk. It says 30.12 inches, but that seems very low . Pls confirm... kahuna42 on Mar 8, 2012
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The height from the floor to the top of the desk is 30.12 inches. overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 8, 2012

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