DIY Convertible Table

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DIY Convertible Table

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Space is at a huge premium in my tiny apartment, which is why I absolutely adore Noëlle’s hacked dual-purpose table. Using an adjustable trestle for legs (available at hardware or home stores), it can easily convert from a coffee table to a dining table. She even used a pair of curtain rods attached underneath the tabletop as a guide track for the trestle. I’m hoping that Noëlle can help me figure out how to make my couch convert into a workbench, though something tells me upholstery and soldering irons don’t mix well.

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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