What is a right handed desk? A right-hand return desk is on your right side when you are seated at the main counter. A reversible return can be placed on either the left or right side of the main desk, depending on your preference.
What is the difference between a left and right handed desk? An L-shaped desk with a “left-handed return” will have the main desk portion in front of you, with the return on your left. Usually, the return has a file/file pedestal (drawers large enough for hanging files). An L-shaped desk with a “right-handed return” is the opposite – the return will be on your right.
Is there such a thing as a left handed desk? Typically, left-handed desks are given to people whose dominant hand is left, as that is the side on which the file cabinet will be. Users with left-handed hands will find it more convenient and efficient to grab files and folders when working on left-handed desks.
What does a right return desk mean? A right or left return is determined by where the return is positioned in relation to your body while you are seated at the main desk. In other words, when you are seated at the main desk, a left return will be at your left side and a right return will be at your right.