I was lucky enough a few weeks ago to find a used desk for sale for $10. The approximate size was 24" deep by 36" wide - just the size of the new cutting mat I bought. It is super sturdy with a slide out shelf where a keyboard would go and storage below that (the other slideout shelf was missing). I then purchased 4 locking casters at Home Depot and installed them on the desk legs so I can move it easily plus I like the extra height they provided - the cutting surface is 32" high. While I would love to have a permanent cutting station, this will do for now. I can store my rulers on the slide out shelf and some of my project boxes underneath. I am tickled with my new cutting table / storage unit for under $20.