OK, so here is what I did.I bought this desk, and I assembled two desks separately.The corner piece of junk part is left out. Also, I didn't bother with the keyboard tray (I have a laptop anyway).It was fairly easy to assemble.Now, I assume it would be more stable if I assembled it "properly" (as one unit), but its a bit shaky. I can slap it on the side with a little force and then if you had a cup of water or coffee on your desk, it might splash a bit. Kind of annoying.But here is the deal breaker, which you will run into however you assemble the desk. I'm just 5'10, but if I am sitting in my chair and want to scoot in to actually sit underneath the desk, my shins hit the horizontal bars at the back.I think if you used this desk for 15 minutes at a time it might be bearable, but I'm planning on replacing this soon, since I often am at the desk for long periods of time.