Monitor is one of the biggest items that most people have on their desks. It actually takes a lot more space then most people think as most of the space around the monitor isn't usable space. However there is a way to reclaim all that lost space and achieve more ergonomic monitor setup with using monitor risers.
Here is a quick run down of some of the best wooden monitor stands. We will cover many wooden monitor risers in this article, so make sure to read what we consider important when picking a monitor stand.
There are many different versions of these monitor stands, however ones with storage space or a drawer offer the most productivity in our opinion.
Storage and space isn't the only benefit these monitors stands bring to the table. They also raise the monitor in such a way that It is ergonomically lot more healthier for your viewing and sitting.
There are many different materials these stands are made of such as metal, wood and plastic. In this article, we will specifically focus on wooden monitor risers as they blend lot better with most furniture.
If your goal is to save money, or if you are feeling creative; there are many tutorials for DIY do it yourself monitor stands and risers online. Most of these project, require some parts from IKEA for the monitor stand. This one is one of our favorite DIY monitor riser.
Additionally there are many different options, if you have a multiple monitor setup. In this case monitor risers are usually wider, so that you can put two monitors side by side, while saving a lot of space underneath and around the monitors.
Some of these dual monitor risers come as three pieces, we find these models to be a lot more flexible compared to wider ones as they let you arrange them in different positions depending on how you would like the use it.
For example you can put two pieces slightly angled, this way monitors won't be flat and provide a lot more comfortable viewing distance as they create a curvature.
And finally, these three piece wood monitor stands can also be arranged differently creating more or less storage space on your desk. They can be put in such a way that, It creates a gap in the middle as for a drawer or for organizing your desk.
There are usually three colors that wooden monitor stands are offered in. These are natural, beige or white, dark. You will most like want to pick a color similar to your desk as this will create a more natural look on your desk.
The monitor stand above is one of our favorite dual monitor risers as it offers three shelf design, which let's you arrange in many different ways. You can put side pieces closer to save desk space or increase the gap to create more storage space within the monitor stand.