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Compact Desks for Cheap


A compact desk is the best choice for small spaces such as apartments, condos and townhomes. A small or compact computer desk that holds a computer is a necessity for most homes and we make it simple to find one that is 48 inches wide or less.Read More


Compact computer desks can squeeze into even the smallest spaces. Thinking outside of the box can help you to find space for a home office in unexpected places, like a bedroom corner. Try squeezing a small desk into an unused closet. A corner desk is another popular option for small spaces. An l-shaped computer desk is another great option. These desks allow for two work areas, which is an ideal mix if you need a spot for both a computer or laptop plus some paper work.


While compact desks are small in size, they are available with just as many bells and whistles as a big desk. Look for a compact desk with drawers, a CPU holder or a keyboard tray to add extra space. File drawers and cabinets are always useful for storing paperwork. A traditional desk style like a secretary or roll top compact desk is commonly available in compact desk size. For a really small room, be smart and consider a compact desk with hutch to make the most of your vertical space.


Compact Desk Styles


Modern or traditional? Take your pick from our massive compact desk selections of every style. Try espresso or white compact desk for a sleek look in your urban apartment. A wooden student desk with elegantly curved legs evokes memories of bygone eras. A metal desk is both sturdy and creates a contemporary desk look for your home office. A black desk is another great neutral choice that works for the home or office. To help create the illusion of space, a compact glass desk is a great choice. Clear glass allows the eye to travel right through – almost as if the desk isn't there - while frosted glass offers a modern office look.


Make sure that you have a comfortable place to sit by purchasing a desk chair to match.


Compact Desk & Office Furniture Brands


Cymax carries a massive selection of name brand furniture from trusted brands like Sauder and Home Styles (including the Altra Astute Computer Desk) . Whether you are looking for a cheap writing table or for a large executive desk, we will have one to suit your budget. As always, we offer free shipping and no sales tax (some restrictions apply). We offer sales frequently so be sure to check back.


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Safco MÜV Stand-Up Adjustable Height Workstation in Cherry

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Safco MÜV Stand-Up Adjustable Height Workstation in Cherry 49"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   15106

South Shore Gascony Collection Computer Desk with Hutch in Ebony

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South Shore Gascony Collection Computer Desk with Hutch in Ebony   56367

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Altra Furniture Desk with Drawer and Bookcase in Black Oak 30"H x 38.98"W x 21.65"D   436565

International Caravan Windsor Small Secretary Desk in Dual Walnut Stain

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International Caravan Windsor Small Secretary Desk in Dual Walnut Stain 43"H x 14"W x 27"D   426807

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Office Star Saturn Computer Desk Black PVC Veneer in Black w/ Silver 30"H x 31.5"W x 23.5"D   365060

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Safco MÜV Standing Wood Workstation in Cherry 45"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   15104

Home Styles Bedford Compact Office Cabinet in Ebony

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Home Styles Bedford Compact Office Cabinet in Ebony 32"H x 38.5"W x 23.75"D   207831

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Safco MÜV Standing Wood Workstation in Medium Oak 45"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   156366

South Shore Axess Small Desk in Pure White

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South Shore Axess Small Desk in Pure White 30.25"H x 35.5"W x 19.5"D   440794

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Safco MÜV Standing Height Adjustable Wood / Metal Workstation in Gray 49"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   156378

Home Styles Naples Compact Computer Desk in White Finish

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Home Styles Naples Compact Computer Desk in White Finish 32.25"H x 37.75"W x 23.75"D   427248

Safco MÜV Standing Wood Workstation in Gray

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Safco MÜV Standing Wood Workstation in Gray 45"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   156365

International Caravan Windsor Small Writing Desk in Dual Walnut Stain

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International Caravan Windsor Small Writing Desk in Dual Walnut Stain 38"H x 18"W x 26"D   426811

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Winsome Kendall Expandable Pull Out Computer Desk in Antique Walnut 32.9"H x 15.7"W x 35.4"D   239270

South Shore Axess Small Desk in Royal Cherry

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Winsome Liso Wood Writing Desk with Hutch in Dark Espresso 37"H x 20.5"W x 42"D   159113

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Safco AlphaBetter 24" x 36" Student Desk in Beige 42"H x 36"W x 24"D   198609

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Wooden Mallet FoldinAway Wall Desk in Mahogany 17"H x 21"W x 4"D   451813

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Liso Computer Desk with Pull Out Key Board in Dark Espresso 31.1"H x 20.5"W x 42"D   159126

Sauder Office Beginnings Wood Computer Desk in Cinnamon Cherry

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Sauder Office Beginnings Wood Computer Desk in Cinnamon Cherry 34"H x 39.63"W x 19.5"D   241634

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Safco MÜV 28" Height Adjustable Metal / Wood Workstation in Cherry 34"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   15124

Winsome Solid Wood Writing Desk with Hutch in Honey

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Safco MÜV Standing Height Adjustable Wood Workstation in Medium Oak 49"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   156379

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Safco MÜV 35" Height Adjustable Wood Workstation in Medium Oak 34"H x 35.5"W x 22"D   156372

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Bestar Basic Small Wood Computer Desk in Cappuccino Cherry

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Bestar Basic Small Wood Computer Desk in Cappuccino Cherry 30"H x 39.5"W x 19.6"D   152690

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Altra Furniture Small Computer Desk with Shelf in Cherry and Black 36"H x 35"W x 22.5"D   436564

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Office Star Saturn Multi-Media Computer Desk 30"H x 28"W x 51"D   151165

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Regency Rta Desk with Pencil Drawer in Warm Cherry 29"H x 32"W x 20"D   463350

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TECHNI MOBILI Wood Computer Workstation In Pink and White 33"H x 32"W x 24"D   220321

TECHNI MOBILI Conri Wood Computer Desk in Natural

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TECHNI MOBILI Conri Wood Computer Desk in Natural 30"H x 38"W x 22"D   220053

Coaster Desks Contemporary Computer Desk with Keyboard Tray in Black

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Coaster Desks Contemporary Computer Desk with Keyboard Tray in Black 29.5"H x 30"W x 18"D   364992

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Regency Rta Desk with Pencil Drawer in Ebony 29"H x 32"W x 20"D   458377

Safco AlphaBetter 24" x 36" Student Desk in Gray

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Safco AlphaBetter 24" x 36" Student Desk in Gray 42"H x 36"W x 24"D   198611

South Shore Axess Small Desk in Pure Black

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South Shore Axess Small Desk in Pure Black 30.25"H x 35.5"W x 19.5"D   440805

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Flash Furniture Tempered Glass Computer Desk in Black 28.75"H x 27.5"W x 18.88"D   457933

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Safco AlphaBetter 24" x 36" Student Desk in Gray with Book Box 42"H x 36"W x 24"D   198612

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South Shore Axess 2 Piece Office Set with Narrow Bookcase in White   440816

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South Shore Axess Small Desk in Chocolate 30.25"H x 35.5"W x 19.5"D   440799

Safco 36"W Reversible Top Wood Credenza Desk in Mahogany and Medium Oak

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Safco 36"W Reversible Top Wood Credenza Desk in Mahogany and Medium Oak 30"H x 35.5"W x 28"D   15107


TECHNI MOBILI Moderna Glass Top Writing Desk in Mahogany

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South Shore Axess 2 Piece Office Set with Narrow Bookcase in Pure Black   440820

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Flash Furniture Cassini Computer Desk with Black Glass Top 35.75"H x 31.25"W x 25.25"D   484906

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Safco MÜV 35" Height Adjustable Wood Workstation in Cherry 34"H x 35.5"W x 22"D   15120

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Safco MÜV 28" Height Adjustable Wood Workstation in Medium Oak 34"H x 29.5"W x 22"D   156370


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Safco AlphaBetter 20" x 28" Student Desk in Gray With Book Box 42"H x 28"W x 20"D   198606

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Kathy Ireland by Bush Volcano Dusk Small Office with Lateral File Set   385233

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Safco AlphaBetter 24" x 36" Student Desk in Beige with Book Box 42"H x 36"W x 24"D   198610


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Wooden Mallet FoldinAway Wall Desk in Oak 17"H x 21"W x 4"D   451814



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