Transform a Student Desk into a Spin Art Station

Craft & Design Furniture & Lighting
Transform a Student Desk into a Spin Art Station

SpinArt Desk
If these little student desks conjure up images of exams, sustained silent reading, and learning fractions, take a look at Pete Mills’ SpinArt Desk, which puts an artistic “spin” on these boring mini workstations. Pete found the desk for $10 at a local ReUse Center and added a box fan motor to make a piece of furniture that creates art suitable for proud display on the kitchen ‘fridge. As a nice touch, Pete used spin art to embellish the desktop, ridding it of its academic look even when the lid is closed.

Build the Giant Spin Art Rig from MAKE Volume 25

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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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