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Project by DaddyZ posted 06-25-2012 06:42 PM 1721 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Daughter Likes to lay in Bed to Watch Movies on her Laptop.Out popped an idea for a table to put it on. Approx 11” x 20” x 8” High, Made with Recycled Pine Crating(look close & you may see the Staple Holes filled with Epoxy.

Why the Pair ? – Well Dad had to have one also !!!

Folds Flat for Easy Storage.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one





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Brit

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#1 posted 06-25-2012 06:51 PM

What a nice bit of recycling DaddyZ. How did you make rounded ends on the dowels that stop the laptop sliding off?

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#2 posted 06-25-2012 06:55 PM

Brit – that was easy $2.00 for Furniture Screw Cap Plugs Glued into place

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 06-25-2012 06:57 PM

Good idea. I’ll have to remember that one.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#4 posted 06-25-2012 07:22 PM

interesting idea. They look really good (i was going to say for second hand lumber, but they just really look good).

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

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#5 posted 06-26-2012 12:35 AM

Those are great. I really like the buttons you used rather than the typical lip.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#6 posted 06-26-2012 11:33 AM

Slick idea. I do like the buttons also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#7 posted 06-26-2012 12:41 PM

Great idea, nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#8 posted 06-27-2012 04:06 AM

I, too, really like your use of screw cap plugs. Combined with the roundover edges, it gives them a really sleek look. Your method for adjustment of the top is clever, too.

I made something similar for my brother before he died, which could be used as a desk or for laptop computer, meals, etc.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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mafe

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#9 posted 07-03-2012 10:18 AM

Great idea, also just for LJ on bed sunday morning.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#10 posted 07-03-2012 09:46 PM

Yes, They are working out well !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#11 posted 07-03-2012 10:01 PM

;-)
Super cool.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 07-05-2012 03:27 PM

Love then vary nick I thank my daughter would love them to.

-- Nimkee** Joe

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