Hi all, first post be gentle
I'm going to install an oversize computer bench/desk that's 3 metres wide by 800mm deep....I know, I have a lot of stuff
It will be 25mm chipboard (nice stuff, if chipboard can be 'nice', seems quite high density)
It will be supported along the back with a batten (on the wall) and at the front I reckon I can get away with insetting the TWO legs (can't have more) by around 200mm.....that still gives me an apron or span of 2.6 metres.
Do the experienced patrons here think a 2.6M piece of 50mmx50mmx3mm steel box section would suffice and not sag (no real weight per se)?
(I can hide this behind a wood 'false apron')
My woodworking skills aren't exactly stellar....but I can get by pretty reasonably.
Many thanks for any advice.
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