You in the US Craney? Not sure if you have IKEA over there but what I did is bought 4 sturdy adjustable tubular steel legs from there-about £20. They're in bright red but they do several colours.
I then went to a kitchen fitters and bought some 2" work top made of dense woodchip.
Each leg has 5 screws to the worktop material. Make sure you get the dense, heavy woodchip material otherwise the screws will just pull out if it goes sideways.
So I got a 5 foot by 2 1/2 foot desk. Put some alloy strip down the sides and it looks great and is extremely sturdy.
Total cost less than £40. A decent desk costs a lot more than that and frankly some of the chain store "workstations" are flimsy rubbish which I wouldn't trust to hold my precious tower