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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:21 am

Yet another great idea I like the counter as I can see many possibilities with a counter like that even if its up and you place it down it could be good for a wrap around kitchen and use it as a breakfast bar or just like you said more counter space sometimes those big meals can take up alot of space great idea Bob Henry :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby Engineer Guy » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:34 am

While my future Build of some Decade will have the usual Cutting Boards that go over a Double Sink, there's a neat, parallel idea I saw while traveling.

While visiting the DESY Research Accelerator in Germany, the American 'running' the operation had the usual splay of Papers and items all over a large Table. He pulled out a nice piece of Birch Plywood with 4 hard Rubber Feet on the corners. He set it down over the mess of Papers and - ta da - we had '2nd Story', clean surface to set Product Samples on. This same idea could be used in any Build to create 'new', temporary Counter top.
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby bobhenry » Tue Oct 16, 2012 7:06 am

Here is a dizzying display of bed ideas.

http://www.flyingbeds.com/
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:50 am

bobhenry wrote:Here is a dizzying display of bed ideas.

http://www.flyingbeds.com/


Thanks for sharing that gives some good ideas
I like Sue's Bar Bed
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby bobhenry » Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:49 am

Here are some more neat ideas.......

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This little spice rack is supported on 2 cut to fit tension spring style curtain rods and a small piece of light paneling

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This disappearing storage shelf would be great for folded clothes and linen and anything else you can think of.

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tired of trying to reach the back of the lower cabinets let them come to you.

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I can never find the right measuring cup this will organize them!

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A no waste storage idea a great place for the grocery list

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Yet another gravity feed can dispenser !
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Tue Nov 13, 2012 11:41 am

bobhenry wrote:Image

This disappearing storage shelf would be great for folded clothes and linen and anything else you can think of.
I like this idea I may have to consider something of the sort
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tired of trying to reach the back of the lower cabinets let them come to you.
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now what about attaching cushions to the top of those slideouts and you have instant seating no need to have extra chairs to get in the way
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby loaderman » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:59 pm

seat cushions could be a great idea. may also want to add drop down legs, or slide blocks under the edge for support.
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby loaderman » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:03 pm

My biggest space saving idea is what I call Bathroom in a cabinet.
Basically build a cabinet with a toilet on the bottom that slides out.
Then a drawer for storage.
then a sink above that which may or may not slide out.
then cabinets above that.
Shower pan would be in the floor infront of this cabinet and covered with a panel. And either have walls that flip out around it or a curtain hung from the ceiling which the track would go back into the cabinet. This area would be part of the main area or a hallway.

Entire bathroom would only take about 18" or 24" deep and 32" wide.
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:04 pm

loaderman wrote:seat cushions could be a great idea. may also want to add drop down legs, or slide blocks under the edge for support.


I was thinking of open bottom and have castersfor support just use the drawer slides as guides basicly
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby loaderman » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:51 pm

good thinking. it'd work great
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:41 am

loaderman wrote:good thinking. it'd work great


Just wait till I release a few of my other secret ideas in my build thread I'm doing a small cabin style build that isn't cramped but has everything...and then some
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby bobhenry » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:49 am

Speaking of casters I have been scouring 3 different goodwill's for a couple of skate boards. I want to remove the trucks and mount them on the bottom of the dividing walls for the bottom rollers. I caught a glimps of 2 but both were in tow under the arms of 10 - 12 year olds :x
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby loaderman » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:24 pm

:twisted: you could take them! :lol:

skateboard trucks (wheels) are a great idea.

Droid - do you have a build thread? Always want new innovative ideas.
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby droid_ca » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:18 pm

loaderman wrote:Droid - do you have a build thread? Always want new innovative ideas.

Yes I do it is in my signature it's called Rob's Cabin
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Re: space saving furniture

Postby bobhenry » Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:34 pm

Here is a novel idea for cleaning supply storage.

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