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    15 Under-Desk Keyboard Trays That'll Make Space On Your Desk For Your Snacks

    Because if you're going to be spending eight hours a day at your desk, it might as well be as comfy as possible.

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    1. A keyboard tray with a bunch of amazing features β€” like an antimicrobial gel wrist rest, sturdy wood platform, and a turn knob to rotate and tilt β€” designed to make working from home (or anywhere that requires a keyboard) a pain-free project.,

    Promising review: "Wow. Just wow. This computer tray changed my life. Working at an office all day I'm generally sitting, so when I get home I like to not sit hahaha. The tray lifts up very easily (but it takes a bit of force to lower it). The real estate on the tray is also great, letting me fit my keyboard, mouse, and wrists on it very easily. Smooth rollout, roll in, and easy installation. The gel pad it comes with is DELUXE, super premium feel, and optional if you don't like that kind of thing (it also comes packaged separately so you could resell it). This is fantastic if you need a standing option coupled with an awesome tray that can adjust to a perfectly ergonomic height when you are sitting as well. Highly recommended." β€”izzy

    Get it from Amazon for $99.96 (also available with a sit/stand desk adjustable arm).

    2. A large keyboard tray reviewers say is among the widest and sturdiest you'll find, plus it slides easily under your desk for when you don't want to think about work anymore.,

    Promising review: "The material and feel of the tray are so solid. It feels expensive, even though it's priced much lower than others. Yes, it's heavier, but the assembly was super easy. I will say that pulling the drawer out is a wee bit stiff and I do need to grab the front or pull from the back, so some may complain about it. I, however, am fine with it because it makes it feel extremely solid and don't necessarily count it as a negative. The best part is how close to the desk it sits below. Other trays are about 4 to 6 inches below the desk and my legs kept touching it and it wasn't helping with the ergonomics of needing to try and write on my desk when my chair needs to be lowered because of the keyboard tray. This one sits so close and because of that, my chair doesn't need to move at all, and the arms of my chair aren't in the way either. I LOVE IT and can't recommend it strongly enough." β€”Mishael53

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99+ (available in four colors).

    3. A height-adjustable keyboard tray to fix that annoying problem of hitting your knees, and as a bonus, you'll also get a mini tray for your mouse. All for under $25 too!

    Promising review: "Wow. I can't tell people how great this keyboard tray is. It came together quickly and easily. It is really sturdy when pulled out for use. It has a mouse tray and that also is sturdy. I am fortunate that I don't need to slide the mouse tray in when I push it under the desk, so the mouse can stay where it is, on the tray. It fits my keyboard perfectly with a few inches to spare on the sides and back. It has a nice slide at the back so you can push it forward if needed to help keep the keyboard from moving. It has ridges where the keyboard sits so that keeps it steady also. It has the front rest for your wrists to rest on while you type. I find it very comfortable and a nice feature. I really can't stress enough how happy I am with this keyboard tray." β€”Kitty

    Get it from Amazon for $24.48.

    4. A clamp-on keyboard tray for when you want a wobble-free, sturdy place to keep your keyboard and mouse without any difficult installation.,

    Promising review: "I love this so much!!! My desk is about eight years old and the keyboard tray broke maybe a year after I bought it. I have been without for so long because I didn't think I'd like how a replacement tray would look. This tray actually looks very professional and makes my desk look more modern. It was very easy to install and set up and I've had no issues with it since. It glides very smoothly and the rails are made of nice heavy-duty material. I write a lot and this is really perfect in every way. It supports me leaning on it with my elbows (despite the directions saying not to do this) and it's the perfect height for my chair. The rounded edge is sooo important here. I looked at other brands but from experience, the squared-off edges are rough on my wrists and arms and the smooth edge on this one is so nice. No more scraping. I would highly recommend it to anyone needing a replacement keyboard tray or anyone wanting to add a tray to a desk or table that doesn't already have one. It's great!!!" β€”Geek Girl

    Get it from Amazon for $54+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    5. An under-desk keyboard tray with storage to hold your seemingly endless supply of desk knickknacks and doodads and prevent them from rolling around all over your workspace.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this. For the price, I was expecting it to be cheaper feeling/looking but it isn't. Installs easily, is HUGE β€” which makes it so helpful to hold everything. Slides in easily and doesn't stick out." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.59 (available in two colors).

    6. A swivel keyboard tray that's the ultimate investment for your work from home setup, and is such a simple way to elevate your desk from "den of pain" to "luxurious home office."


    Promising review: "This adjustable keyboard is awesome. Installs easily, slides out and in, and will lock into any height needed. Sits at an angle for ease in typing. Big enough to hold the keyboard and my mouse. Nice stick-on wrist rest. Great product!!" β€”Annette Krick

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (also available in a wider size, without swivel capabilities).

    7. A gaming keyboard tray with a fiery red design to add some much-needed flair (and functionality!) to your desk, maybe making work slightly more tolerable.,

    Promising review: "I needed a keyboard tray and was skeptical that this was worth the money. I was wrong. Worth every penny. I will be buying this product again for every PC desk that I build. Very clear instructions. Took about ten minutes from opening the box to having it mounted. The only thing I would recommend is greasing the slide rails a little before install. Still works great either way." β€”Robert Rigo

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    8. An under-desk keyboard tray to finally clear up some space on your desk so you can eat lunch in front of the computer without having to perform the desk-floor-bed shuffle with all your crap., Amazon

    Promising review: "This was the perfect solution for my desk, which was not the correct height for ergonomic alignment. The screws to attach the clamps to the tray were included, and it was very quick to put together. The clamps hold very tightly without damaging the desk, and the tray slides under smoothly. Overall, this item is great!" β€”Sidra

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99.

    9. An extra-large under-desk keyboard tray with plenty of room to accommodate your keyboard, favorite mouse, and maybe even a lil' snack or two to keep you motivated.

    Promising review: "This was EXACTLY what I wanted. It's PERFECT for my use. It's longer than I thought it was, which is what I wanted. It fits both the keyboard and mouse, leaving me my desktop for writing. Four screws attach the clamps to the tray and the tray attaches to the desk with the clamps. It's impossible to mess that up. Highly recommended if you need your desktop space for other uses than the keyboard and mouse." β€”Lori

    Get it from Amazon for $51.99.

    10. A super aesthetic and convenient retractable keyboard tray if you've been meaning to upgrade your home office setup but are lazy β€” just clamp this baby on and bam! Instant class.

    Promising review: "I love my keyboard tray! I found myself working from home and I had to use my crafting table because I have two monitors. Trying to use the craft table without a tray was causing pain to my arm. I ordered this keyboard tray it was easy to put together. Instantly, it was like working in an office with a regular computer desk; it's perfect!" β€”Vernette

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    11. A keyboard tray with pull-out storage that's like a little teeny desk under your under desk tray that's sure to be the convenient tray-ception invention of your dreams.


    Promising review: "Love it, my table didn't have this for my keyboard and mouse, and this even brings an extra tray for pens, notebook, planner, etc! Love it!" β€”FERNANDO NUNEZ

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    12. A wooden under-desk keyboard tray sturdy enough to make sure your hands and wrists are supported while you tap tap tap away.,

    Promising review: "I ordered this keyboard tray because it seemed like the sturdiest option. Very happy with how easily it was installed. I was especially happy that it came with two different attachments and screw types, which meant I had a lot of options. The width is great to accommodate both my keyboard and mouse. Fully extended, the tray sits firm and does not move when resting my wrists as I type. I've tried a number of different options and this has been the best I've used so far." β€”Jason

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in three sizes and three colors).

    13. An under-desk keyboard drawer with some depth, so your keyboard setup will be super secure for the eight-hour bouts of violent typing that constitute your workday.,

    Promising review: "After the pandemic had me working from home full time, I needed a more ergonomic setup. I had a console table in our living room that worked just fine to work at with my laptop and second monitor, but I needed a keyboard drawer that didn't have a very deep profile for the hardware. This worked perfectly! I've been using it for over four months now, five days a week, and have had zero issues with it. The tray is deep enough for my keyboard and mouse, plus room at the back for miscellaneous stuff like packs of gum, chapstick, etc. Very happy with it." β€”Tracy P.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.64.

    14. A clamp-on tilting keyboard tray that'll soothe your aching wrists once and for all, and also offer you the flexibility to change the tilt of your typing based on whatever hunched-over gremlin shape you happen to be in that day., Amazon

    Promising review: "Very easy to install, easy to adjust, very sturdy, lip keeps the keyboard from sliding off, greatly improved typing experience without damaging my desk! Be warned, it's not lightweight, but it IS sturdy AF and has suffered ZERO dings/nicks/surface damage! Great quality!"β€” Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $70.

    15. And a keyboard tray for sit-stand desks so if you can't sit for another minute, well, now you've got a completely adjustable solution for your customized workspace.,

    Promising review: "Outstanding. Pun intended. Seriously, I would like to thank the creators of this device. It's a versatile, elegant solution for those who have a monitor that can be adjusted high enough to allow for a standing workstation. Previously I had my keyboard and mouse on a box. Ha! That was less than ideal! Overall, though, I really like this and recommend it highly. Nice job, folks." β€”Jane Auburn

    Get it from Amazon for $47.99+ (available in two colors).

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