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The Original

$ 489.00

Hand cast aluminum with bamboo.

Surf your desk® with The Original, FluidStance's category-creating deck.

Made in the USA, the top deck, CNC-milled and finished in a local woodshop, is a solid half-inch of three-ply bamboo, one of the world's most abundant and renewable resources. Its premium base is sand cast by hand in California using a "Green Sand Process" to limit waste and increase strength with .250" walls of military-grade aluminum. This hand-casting process generates zero waste, with the sand molds being recycled and excess aluminum trimmings being placed back into the supply chain. Finally, we've chosen to finish our bases via powder-coating, as it has almost zero emissions compared to painting and anodizing. Final etching is completed within 5 miles of our offices in Santa Barbara.

    • 26.5" long x 12.2" wide x 2.5" tall
    • Approximate weight: 7lbs, 11oz
    • Designed for use up to 300 pounds
    • Ships in 3-5 business days
Based on customer reviews

I just wanted to write a quick message while standing on my Level. It has completely revolutionized my work day and I am loving every minute of it. I feel more awake and alert, and I love being able to constantly move around while in front of the computer screen. Keep doing what you’re doing.
— Jamie - London, England

The Level is the bee’s knees. As a hyper, outdoorsy biz owner working too many hours, the stand up desk was a big change. The Level has revolutionized my office time. Two weeks in and I am a raving fan here in MI.
— Steve - Brighton, Michigan

My FluidStance arrived last week and it is fantastic. I have been using a standing desk since 2004 and this is an incredible improvement on an already good thing.
— Lisa - Chicago, Illinois
All orders ship next business day unless otherwise noted.

We offer standard shipping via FedEx Ground on all domestic orders. Please allow 3-5 days for delivery. Orders to Alaska and Hawaii ship via USPS. We also offer FedEx 2-Day Shipping and FedEx Standard Overnight Shipping for domestic orders.

International shipping, available via FedEx or USPS for most countries, can take up to 2-3 weeks for delivery. We are unfortunately not able to guarantee arrival dates or provide expedited shipping for international orders. Please note that the international shipping fee does not cover any customs or import duties; your package may be held at your local post office for payment of charges.

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Customer Service Phone: (805) 963-1996
Because we are unable to recondition FluidStance accessories, we unfortunately cannot accept returned accessories—including mats and racks—that display wear and tear. Accessories in like-new condition can be returned or exchanged.

FluidStance reserves the right to determine what constitutes a manufacturing defect or wear and tear, but we believe in building a culture of mutual trust and respect—we’ve got your back.

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