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Oskay2 turned an old monitor into a cat bed, seems like the cat likes it, or it’s just a clever background image – “JellyBean hangs out in Harley’s converted Apple Two-Page Monochrome Monitor, which has been repurposed into a cat bed. I removed the CRT, circuit boards, and added the towel and some catnip. “Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.


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  1. GeneralCoffee says:

    Check out these instructions for how to to turn an old monitor into a trash can. I use one of these at my office and it gets a lot of compliments from visitors. Fits a standard 13 gallon trash bag.

  2. GeneralCoffee says:

    Check out these instructions for how to to turn an old monitor into a trash can. I use one of these at my office and it gets a lot of compliments from visitors. Fits a standard 13 gallon trash bag.

  3. a cat-lover says:

    THIS IS A BAD IDEA UNLESS YOU HATE YOUR CAT (even then it is a horrible idea)
    here is the break down of just what you are exposing the cat to. (thank you to national geographic January, 2008):
    plastic casing: pvc (containing “highly toxic dioxins”), brominated flame retardants.
    the monitor circuit boards: lead(“a neurotoxin”), mercury, and flame retardants
    i recommend NOT doing this. especially if you don’t know what kind of monitor you have. CRT, cathode-ray tubes, “in computer monitors and TVs hold up to eight pounds of lead”-National Geographic. recycling is good, just not like this. go to recyclers.

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