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Project by Lloe posted 02-23-2011 07:30 AM 2174 views 14 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Awhile back my father inlaw came to me with a add he clipped out of some magazine and asked if I could make this. With some input from my wife I came up with this. It is ment to sit by your arm chair and hold your favorite beverage, Remote, and magazines. My wife liked it so much I had to make her two. It is made out of pine with a oak stain and spray poly. Thanks for looking.

-- I'm gonna go make some saw dust





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 02-23-2011 08:36 AM

Good idea! Nice job and Welcome to LJ!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 02-23-2011 09:16 AM

Nice design and finish…good job.

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steliart

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#3 posted 02-23-2011 10:35 AM

That’s a very inventive design.
Good work and welcome to our community

-- 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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#4 posted 02-23-2011 11:59 AM

Well done I would need mine a little bigger for the lap top LOL Always nice to have a place for your drink.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 02-23-2011 03:14 PM

That’s an unusual design and it seems like it wood work very well. Good work.

-- 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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#6 posted 02-23-2011 03:55 PM

very nice that would be nice for a college kid with all them books I might have to give it a try!

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#7 posted 02-23-2011 04:29 PM

That’s fantastic…I might have to make a couple for my house!

If only I could get the kids to put the remotes back where they belong….

-- Tim from MA -- "Well done is better than well said." - Benjamin Franlin

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BTKS

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#8 posted 02-23-2011 05:53 PM

Handy idea. Our couch could use one at each end.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#9 posted 02-23-2011 06:09 PM

Very nice, well thought, and well done. Looks very handy and usefull, anywhere in the house, and why not outside on the deck next summer. Thanks for posting and Welcome to LJ!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 02-24-2011 04:40 AM

Welcome to LumberJocks. Very useful project, I am sure it was well received.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#11 posted 02-27-2011 04:30 PM

That’s a cool project.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#12 posted 03-04-2011 01:03 AM

Great design, what a cool idea…

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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