Advocates of stand-up desks cite studies showing that after a meal, blood sugar levels return to normal faster when a person spends more time standing. And, for many, standing reduces the risk of shoulder and back pain. We’ve sized our desk for a 5′ 11″-tall person, but we’ll show you how to get the right height for you. Our desk uses steam0bent arcs to add art to this functional piece of furniture. We’ll teach you the basics of steam-bending, including how to create a steam box and bending forms.