Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish

You won’t go wrong with the Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish. It’s simple but built for functionality; most importantly, it is built to last. If you’re always frustrated about not having enough space on your desk, you’ll have more space to move about with the Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish.

FEATURES

  • Comes in a brushed maple finish
  • Contains two drawers, with one lower drawer serving as a hanging file folder
  • File drawer able to hold letter or European size hanging files
  • Provision for CPU tower with door, with opening measuring 11 ½” in width, 19 ½” in depth, and 22 ¾” in height
  • Has a desk top grommet hole for cables and wires

PROS

For the price, you are actually getting more for your money when you purchase the Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish. First off, the desk is quite spacious, simply because there aren’t so many features on the desktop itself.

You have a smooth, flat surface to work on. If you do have files that need storing, you can place them in the two drawers below the table. The lower drawer even allows for storage of hanging files for better organization.

Your desktop is also freed up of more space because of a sliding keyboard and mouse tray underneath. And if you’re thinking about your CPU tower, the desk is way ahead of you. There’s a special closed storage for your tower under the desk. As long as your tower fits inside the provision, your desk space should look pretty clear and organized.

You’re also going to love the color on this desk. It is of a brushed maple finish, so it doesn’t stand out ostentatiously in a home. In fact, it blends right in. With that much space available for you to use, you’re going to have a wonderful time working on it.

You’ll also love the cord system that’s provided by the Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish. There’s a hole behind where the monitor would be, plus there are two medium-sized holes that are drilled into the desk’s side. This way you can place the desk right up to the wall, saving up much more of the precious space in your home.

CONS

As with any furniture that needs assembly, doing it with the Sauder Computer Desk is going to be overwhelming. A good tip before assembling the table is to lay out all the pieces in order so that you can simply put them together more quickly with the instructions provided.

You might also find that the drawers may not fit perfectly at first, especially if you didn’t install them properly. However, there are provisions for you to adjust the drawer so that it will work smoothly. The instructions are provided with the table.

The size of the table may be a limitation for others as well, especially if you’re living in smaller quarters. This desk might dwarf the other furniture around you, making your room look even smaller.

VERDICT

This is a great table with much space makes for an organized and clear workspace. The Sauder Computer Desk, Brushed Maple Finish gets a 5 out of 5 product rating.

FINAL COMPARISON

There are other Sauder tables that can compare with this one, although they differ little in style. The colors vary as well.  One example is the Sauder Graham Hill desk.

The Sauder Edge Water Computer Desk comes in Estate Black and has storage for your tower, as well as two lower drawers for files, including provisions for hanging folders. The one difference between this and the Sauder Computer Desk is that the slide out keyboard tray is hidden with a flip-down molding.

Also similar to the Sauder Computer Desk is the Sauder Heritage Hill Computer Credenza that comes in a Classic Cherry Finish. It has three drawers, storage for your tower, plus a flip-down keyboard tray that features a power strip with three outlets.

All three are great tables and almost similar in dimensions, too. The bottom line is your preference in color, features and budget.

However, with the Sauder Computer Desk, you already get pretty much everything you need. So purchasing this table won’t be something you’ll regret in the first place. Plus, almost all tables by Sauder have replaceable parts for free, depending on where you bought yours, of course.