Lap table / step stool

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Project by brg posted 12-10-2015 09:17 AM 627 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This small item is based on one of my previous projects .
This was built for a friend who liked the original postament, but wished for something lower, so it could be used as a lap table (for having a dinner on the couch). It has the same 10 degree bevels, dovetailed joinery and “integrated” handles :)

Made out of single board of white oak ~8ft x 7” x 1”.
Well, actually I needed 3 boards because I made 3 items… and now I have a feeling that they might not be the last ones.

Maybe it is a bit heavy for a lap table, but it adds stability. It is also strong enough to be used as a step stool (it looks and feels solid when 100kg steps on it), or as a small bench for kids.

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#1 posted 12-10-2015 10:34 AM

I like this dovetail joint with this curved half circle shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-10-2015 04:41 PM

Ditto what Ivan said about the dovetails & handles. It is an excellent design with the 10 degree angle and I’m saving it to my favorites.


-- too old to rock & roll......

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