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the son's lap drawing desk

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Project by jacob34 posted 770 days ago 959 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son’s birthday is coming up and as we were looking threw some lumber I had gotten a hold of he noticed a chunk of plywood 1”x20”x24”. He asked if for his birthday we could build him a drawing desk he could take anywhere in the house and use on his bed. I agreed and came up with a simple design and used 3/4×5 pine for the sides and legs. I put a strip of 1×2 across the back to give it some stability. I left a lot of it up to him, resulting in orange rattle can paint job and a duck tape pencil bag attached to the side. I also took a piece of scrap and made a pencil holder on the side.

knowing my son I focused on durability and function.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log





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Nate Meadows

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#1 posted 770 days ago

This is awesome! Great thinking!!!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Don W

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#2 posted 770 days ago

Well, your son is smiling. That’s what you want to see.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#3 posted 770 days ago

I like the clean lines of the piece. Now your son needs one of those secret compartment pencil holders…

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#4 posted 769 days ago

What a great idea, and after all it was what he wanted and it appears he will use it

-- Norman

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