Computer Desk from Cable Reel

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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By Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

469 Articles

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Furniture maker Tom Ives put together this computer desk from a cable reel used by big telecom companies. I’ve seen end tables and bookshelves made from cable reels before, but they don’t match the inventiveness of this piece of furniture.

[via Recyclart]

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