A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 302,797
Currently Running With Scissors:
770 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I want to make a craft room table.. help?  (Read 419 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Kity
« on: March 16, 2006 01:34:09 PM »

Okay I did a search, and didnt' find anything.. I hope I"m not posting something redundant... also figured this was the right place
, I told mah guy I want a corner to corner table in my room, to function as a computer desk and craft table/organizer (With shelves under) And went about wanting to buy it.. but he figures that will be too expensive, and wants to build it...I'm thinking a 7.5 foot table one way, and 8 feet the other... with 2 or 3 feet of workspace, like a regular computer desk... Now, what can I do.. the cheapest, because.. it means I'll likely have it sooner.
I've already seen this excellent post, and if I can, I'll use the idea for the sewing machine his mum's gonna let me borrow.. probably indefinatly
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=83604.0
Things I'd like it to have would be storage space underneat, but not everywhere, cuz I want my feet to fit under, specially the computer desk part of it... probably just shelves, and rubbermaid containers.
I want places for the sewing machine (mah future baby Cheesy) moniter (LCD screen so.. its thin)
graphics tablet.. scanner.. future eventual printer... all of which would be better space wise to keep them on shelves anyways when I'm NOT using them...
I knit, wanna sew.. and have a place to cut up the fabric, also i've made stitch markers for my knitting, super fun.. maybe get into that a little more... plus anything else my ADHD mind can come up with to dabble in.
Soooo can anyone give me some suggestions? Thanks :3
THIS ROCKS   Logged
smoon26
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2006 01:47:29 PM »

Hi...I just used countertops from lowes/home depot to make mine...heres a link to my craft room

you can see that I have one cabinet that I purchased with a 6 foot countertop, and use that for my cutting table (it's nice to have it up high).  Then, the other is an 8 foot countertop that is on top of my filing cabinet and desk.  works out really well for me.  plenty of room all around.

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=61610.msg583553#msg583553

hope that at least gives an an idea to come up with something.  they do have these countertops with angled ends so that they go in to cornes well (like mitered corners).

I think the 8' counter was around $60, the 6 foot maybe around $40.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Kity
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2006 02:25:00 PM »

Yeah, that was my idea.. since I liked the smooth countertop surface, but then I saw that they cost alot.. which right now isn't in the budget, and probably means waiting half a year for a table.. and I can't get the machine untill I get a table for it *rules...*
I do envy your craft space.. ehehehe.. maybe one day...  Thanks for the options though... maybe if I can find some cheap little bookshelves to stick under and use as legs/support/storage... but thats still luck and.. money...
pooo... I wanted to learn how to use the machine and start making stuff nowwwwww
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Create a Spoon Texture - Cheetah 3D Modeling
How to Create a Wine Glass Texture - Cheetah 3D Modeling
How to Make Clouds - Pixelmator
How to Create a Cool Text Trick - Motion 3
How to Get Real Time Play Back - Final Cut Pro
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament
Cardboard Tube? Craft Supply!
Spotlight on: Art Dolls

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.