glue ups are my least favorable thing in the world, or second to least - maybe third...
OK, i can think of worse things, but they're up there!!
Haven't had great luck with modular glue ups, either, will admit - unless there's one modular part and then everything else is glued up to it at once.
At some point in the future, people will probably be talking about that desk like we talk about chestnut now. Looks good.
Possible to add a mock cross piece on the last panel side? (just gluing a rabbeted cross piece to the last panel?