Self defense nightstand

  • Advertise with us

« back to Designing Woodworking Projects forum

Forum topic by Tedstor posted 06-28-2013 08:32 PM 1354 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Tedstor's profile


1519 posts in 1576 days

06-28-2013 08:32 PM

Everyone needs one of these LOL

18 replies so far

View ChuckV's profile


2602 posts in 2470 days

#1 posted 06-28-2013 08:46 PM

But if the intruder is armed with something more powerful such as an attack coffee table, you would be outgunned.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

View Tedstor's profile


1519 posts in 1576 days

#2 posted 06-28-2013 08:48 PM

Good point Chuck.

View SebringDon's profile


95 posts in 883 days

#3 posted 06-28-2013 09:33 PM

Maybe if you put one of those “gun-free zone” signs outside your house, bad guys would leave their guns in the car, and this would be an ideal solution. :D

-- Don

View Swindlehurstguy's profile


8 posts in 859 days

#4 posted 06-28-2013 09:38 PM

Yes, I must agree, never take a night stand to a gunfight! LOL

View crashn's profile


519 posts in 1408 days

#5 posted 07-01-2013 02:03 PM

If you ‘enhance’ this idea by putting Kevlar in between layers of the top and make a holster for your favorite handgun, it would be perfect for home defense.

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

View redSLED's profile


786 posts in 836 days

#6 posted 07-01-2013 02:16 PM

A good start, but you will still need the ultimate backup with that defence nightstand – which IMO is to be shirtless but with taped-on firepower to your back, like in Die Hard 1. That way you can get your intruder to divulge pertinent information first (eg., about an accomplice) when you “voluntarily” drop your defence nightstand if and when their better weapon is revealed.

-- Perfection is the difference between too much and not enough.

View helluvawreck's profile


17752 posts in 1810 days

#7 posted 07-01-2013 02:18 PM

It should sweep the market. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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

View fredj's profile


185 posts in 761 days

#8 posted 07-01-2013 02:26 PM

Somebody had too much time on there hands !

-- Fredj

View Hopdevil's profile


197 posts in 2029 days

#9 posted 07-01-2013 02:30 PM

Just don’t step on the base after you remove the club!

-- Buzz ---- Message sent from the End of the Internet.

View Burgels's profile


116 posts in 754 days

#10 posted 07-01-2013 03:04 PM

Make it a stainless steel top and a shotgun for the leg.

View WhoMe's profile


1194 posts in 2186 days

#11 posted 07-01-2013 03:23 PM

I can see this being modified for a ” knights of the round table” type theme.
Or what about a zombie killer theme with spikes on the club and brain stains on the shield.
Too much fun….

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

View YanktonSD's profile


190 posts in 1475 days

#12 posted 07-01-2013 03:35 PM

Maybe the leg should be a holster for a 45

View dpwalker's profile


266 posts in 1774 days

#13 posted 07-01-2013 03:43 PM

I might have to get one for the wife! :)

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

View Knothead62's profile


2363 posts in 1904 days

#14 posted 07-01-2013 04:45 PM

You don’t take a knife (or a club) to a gunfight!

View MrRon's profile


3292 posts in 2186 days

#15 posted 07-01-2013 09:08 PM

My nightstand is a small bedside stand with doors at the bottom. It holds my flashlight, cell phone, TV remote and my 9 mil.

showing 1 through 15 of 18 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

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