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Sustainable and beautiful – our new Kirei desk

Posted in Airstream, Design for Small Spaces, Interior, Recycling, Your Health | 4 comments

Brenda and I built this work desk that replaced the dinette we removed.  A lovely RVing couple came to get the dinette and are using it.  We started with a sheet of 1 inch Kirei board (made from sustainable reclaimed sorghum straw and no formaldehyde) attached to FSC certified 1/2 inch plywood and cut it to size.  It has a rounded corner and was sealed with a low VOC sealer.  The edge is wrapped with aluminum face nosing and the legs are galvanized metal pipe.  For extra support, we used an aluminum L bracket that screwed into the desk and the wall (from underneath). We love it! Weight: The dinette weighed 80 pounds.  This desk weighs 25 pounds.  The Ikea swivel chair weighs 18 pounds....

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