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Vw Beetle Laptop Desk 1
Vw Beetle Laptop Desk 2
Merle made a PVC pipe laptop desk for his VW Beetle (and other vehicles) – Link.


  • DIY Laptop – GPS Car Stand – Link.
  • DIY angle bracket laptop stand – Link.
  • TONS of PVC projects – 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.



  1. jstoner says:

    next article: how to pull the keys out of your winshield

  2. MikeCat says:

    Article after that : How to weld in a full dinner table in place of your indicator lights. Uses heater core for cooking a seven-course meal.

  3. tms10000 says:

    Don’t forget the deep fat fryer! Best use of automotive dynamics! mmm… deep fat frying while driving!

  4. trebuchet03 says:

    Very cool :)

    Too bad VW gave me a dash integrated pop-out thingamajig cup holder :P

  5. stevecooley says:

    while I absolutely don’t agree with the law, and I think this project is way cool, in California, it’s a misdemeanor to operate a laptop in the front seat (drivers or passengers) of a moving car…. FYI. :)

  6. Lap Pool says:

    I’ll post the same information to my blog, thanks for ideas and great article.

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