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Project by RunningDan posted 1480 days ago 1366 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is furniture I made for my wife’s art room last year. The center 3’ by 4’ table is torsion box construction and can be tilted from flat to about 60 degrees (it is locked in place by two 1/2” aluminum pins one of which is seen in the 4th picture). The desk also breaks down into 4 manageable pieces (the two sides, the center table, and the back). You can see some of the hardware that allows me to take this thing apart in the 4th picture as well.

I fit the shelves into the closet. The shelves also come easily apart, they are held in one piece by gravity and some small tenons. the shelves themselves are almost 4 feet long without any middle supports, so I made them as torsion boxes as well (there’s nothing I hate more than a bowed shelf).





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1480 days ago

Neat idea.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 1480 days ago

Very Nice! I need one of these.
Such a cool idea, thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#3 posted 1479 days ago

Great job!! Nice design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 1293 days ago

Good set-up

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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