Find all your DIY electronics in the MakerShed. 3D Printing, Kits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Books & more!

Suitacase Chair2
Suitacase Chair Seq

I’ve seen many unwanted/discarded suitacases around my neighborhood – it’s tempting to salvage them, but I seldom have any good uses in mind. This portable seat design could work, provided the hinges are strong enough – Briefcase seat

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!



  1. Anonymous says:

    I think it is the belts that is carrying most of the weight, that and the piece you sit on. So it shouldn’t cause much stress on the hinges.

  2. Collin Cunningham says:

    I was imagining there’d still be some amount of weight still carried by the hinges