I routinely use my laptop setup in my grandma’s vintage secretary. It is a gorgeous piece of furniture. Every time I sit down at it I think fondly of her.
The secretary is very functional with its fold out desktop surface. I would eventually like to build (or have built) a slightly larger version that could accommodate a full PC but keep the old-school antique look.
Curious about what exactly a secretary desk is?!
Secretary desk – Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secretary_deskA secretary desk is made of a base of wide drawers topped by a desk with a hinged desktop surface, which is in turn topped by a bookcase usually closed with a pair of doors, often made of glass. The whole is usually a single, tall and heavy piece of furniture, not meant to be disassembled after manufacture, no matter what problems might be incurred in moving it from place to place.
The secretary that I use:
Here is the secretary I use with my 17″ Dell M6500 and external keyboard/mouse:
(sorry for the poor photo quality)
Along those lines, here’s a odd but super-cool retro PC build:
Sputnik 0667 PC Mod By Love Hulten » Geeky Gadgetshttp://www.geeky-gadgets.com/sputnik-0667-pc-mod-by-love-hulten-13-06-2011/We have featured quite a few different PC mods here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is is the creation of Love Hulten from Sweden, and he describes the Sputnik 0667 as “a…