My son wanted a table or desk in his room for him and his friends to play on their laptops. It needed to fit at least 2 laptops, however, he has very limited space in his room so I made him a narrow “gamer bar”.
We had an old desk top which was already the right length to fit a couple of laptops and accessories (about 40″ long) but it was a bit too deep to work in the available space. Our handyman helped with cutting it down to 15″ deep and added a round hole for cables. The original desk top was painted black with a seafoam green border which my son wasn’t crazy about. We borrowed a sander and rough sanded it to give it a different look.
We added some stencils with leftover yellow paint and then sealed it with a few clear coats of polyurethane.
Lastly, we attached adjustable legs from Ikea to 36″ counter height, purchased for $15 each. We could have fastened the bar to the wall and then would have only needed 2 legs but I wanted it to be easily moveable, so we attached 4 legs. Here is the link: Olov adjustable legs from Ikea
The swivel stools are from Crate & Barrel (counter height): Spin Swivel Backless Counter Stool
My son loves his new gamer bar!