By Jason Snell
May 30, 2020 9:36 AM PT
Working from home, take two
I’ve been spending a lot of time in my garage.
Nearly seven years ago, I set up a “work from home” space that was also a hedge against the possibility that I would be quitting my job and working from home full time. For the last five and a half years, it’s been my full-time workspace. But after five years working full-time in a space originally conceived of as a temporary refuge, I decided it was time to revisit and rebuild based on everything I’ve learned over the past years.
At the center of the whole thing was my desk. Back in 2013 I bought a 36- by 30-inch VertDesk electric sit/stand desk from Beyond The Office Door. It was adequate, but I decided I really wanted something bigger and better. I bought a 60-inch-wide Uplift V2 and spent extra to get a desktop made of reclaimed fir. It’s gorgeous. The more reclaimed wood in my life, the better.…