LAZY BOY Computer Table

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Project by Albe posted 05-07-2014 12:52 AM 4448 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In an effort to make a computer desk so that I could use my computer while in my recliner I came up with this idea. It is a 1/2” birch plywood base a 3” poplar column and a recycled bamboo flooring top. I used a 3” lazy susie bearing so the top can be rotated out of the way when not in use.
It worked out okay but I have to find a different bearing to allow me to rotate the top. The 3” bearing has to much slop in it. I am thinking about using a bar stool bearing on my upgrade but need to see if it is more stable. Does anyone have any other ideas? Also the base will be modified to a square base because the triangle cause a little wobble.
Thanks for looking and maybe one of you may wants to be a lazy man like me.

-- Be yourself everyone else is already taken.

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#1 posted 05-07-2014 02:28 AM

Now that I am retired and have a recliner, I will attempt a project like this.
I will use it for a laptop computer and a music stand for my guitar.
Nice job Albe and thanks for the ideas for the changes.

-- Barksavage

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#2 posted 05-07-2014 10:44 AM

Nice, I’ve been thinking for awhile about making something like this… maybe now I’ll be motivated to do so.

-- Malcolm Laurel -

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#3 posted 05-08-2014 11:43 AM

Very cool, what a rgeat idea…thanks for sharing it.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#4 posted 05-08-2014 01:43 PM

I think a lazy susan bearing would work well.

-- Joe

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#5 posted 05-08-2014 01:59 PM

It’s very creative. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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