I’ve got a standing desk at home that I quite like. So I thought “why not also try it at the office?”.
My poor desk is now lacking four screws: every leg is only using one screw for the very last hole in the legs. Stable enough for a temporary test, but not something that I want all the time. So I’ll have to find longer legs or a different desk. And it’ll have to be some 5 cm higher, too.
The main difference with my home desk is the amount of time I spend behind it: a full 8 hour working day (instead of a couple of hours in the evening at home). I’ve been at it for a few days now and it works out quite fine. Some quick observations:
So... I’ll keep up the experiment for a while to see whether I really like it. At the moment my guess is that I’ll convert to standing-desk-only.
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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