05:33PM | 07/11/02
Member Since: 07/10/02
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I am trying to make a table for my kids play room for their arts and crafts. I would like something like a murphy bed where the table would pull down from the wall and have some shelving to store their crayons--markers--glue etc. Any ideas or plans?


02:22AM | 07/12/02
Member Since: 10/19/98
223 lifetime posts
Wood magazine did something similar for one of there workshop design projects. You might want to nose around their website.


02:26AM | 07/12/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
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You might want to look at the pull-down ironing boards they sell in many stores. (I think I've seen them in Lowe's.) It will give you some ideas.


04:36AM | 07/12/02
Member Since: 01/26/00
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Family Handyman magazine had plans a few issues ago where they used a solid door, attached to the wall with hinges, and used threaded black pipe for the legs.

The table can stay against the wall when not in use. When you want to use it, you thread the legs into the couplings on the bottom of the tabletop, and you now have the legs!

Good luck -Steve



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