shop computer / drafting table

  • Advertise with us
Project by slimt posted 03-01-2013 12:31 AM 20586 views 45 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a better table for drawing plans and place for the computer so this is what I came up with it still needs finished. That handsome chap on my coffee cup is my grandson !

13 comments so far

View jeff's profile


1103 posts in 3606 days

#1 posted 03-01-2013 03:20 AM

a good place to think about your ideas for your next project…nice job…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

View Tugboater78's profile


2755 posts in 2333 days

#2 posted 03-01-2013 03:59 AM

I like this, May steal some of the design for a desk my 16 yr old niece wants to take to college with her

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

View majuvla's profile


13009 posts in 3008 days

#3 posted 03-01-2013 04:57 AM

Beautiful,simple and very usefull stuff. Great built.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View JSB's profile


737 posts in 2219 days

#4 posted 03-01-2013 05:52 AM

I have a CAD degree so I appreciate this build in more way than one. Good job.

-- Jay -

View JoeinGa's profile


7739 posts in 2148 days

#5 posted 03-01-2013 12:10 PM

I’m sorry, but your shop is just TOO NEAT AND CLEAN!

Nice job on the table though :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View DBuonomano's profile


90 posts in 2236 days

#6 posted 03-01-2013 05:22 PM

Wish I had space in my shop for a table like this… Great design and build.

View HoosierDude's profile


48 posts in 3156 days

#7 posted 03-01-2013 06:10 PM

That’s really nice. I love the design.

I do have to agree with joein10asee… you need to sloppy that shop up some. If you need any tips on how to do that, stop by and see me sometime. :-)

-- Paul Lyons

View stefang's profile


15936 posts in 3475 days

#8 posted 03-01-2013 07:39 PM

A beautifully done drafting table and a great dust free computer storage at the same time. The coffee cup was nice too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View povertyridge's profile


44 posts in 2088 days

#9 posted 03-01-2013 09:17 PM

I can give you my address so you know where to drop it off at…. Nice work!

-- --- Chad Franklin, IN ---

View Johnnyblot's profile


319 posts in 2417 days

#10 posted 03-01-2013 09:45 PM

You know what?- I miss my old drawing board!

Your workshop is far too clean- I envy that too :-)


-- Gossamer shavings just floating around the back yard….-Bandit

View Sergio's profile


470 posts in 2833 days

#11 posted 03-02-2013 12:50 AM

Very nice! It reminds me my time in Technical School…

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

View slimt's profile


111 posts in 3079 days

#12 posted 03-02-2013 03:51 AM

Thanks guy’s my wife got a chuckle out of the clean shop remarks I’m sure like most I clean up after each step or until the clutter gets so bad I have no choice .

View Robsshop's profile


907 posts in 3116 days

#13 posted 03-06-2013 02:41 AM

If I had room in my shop.I would be stealing your design in a drop of hat ! Actually I have on my drawing board(smaller scale) plans to build a replica antique drafting table similar to yours. With inspiration from Your well done shop version hopefully I will start it sooner rather than later ! Thanks for sharing and the motivation, a very good looking and functional shop piece ! ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics