Introduction: Floppy Disk Laptop Desk/Stand

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Laptop desk made from 82 floppy disks. Design allows airflow. Easy and dorky project! : - )

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jjoyce ii (author)2014-07-24

This is awesome! I want one!

If you have 5 more floppy discs, you could install a cup holder onto the side! :D

master key (author)2013-07-27

:'(

scratchr (author)2010-05-16

Great impressive slideshow!
I built my own with cooling fans:
https://www.instructables.com/id/floppy-laptop-standcooler/

garagemonkeysan (author)scratchr2010-05-17

 Cool!

digitjim (author)garagemonkeysan2011-01-16

where can I get that many floppies at? how about cutting the slides out and arranging them for fans to pull heat out back or sides, Great indie

garagemonkeysan (author)digitjim2011-01-16

I'm old so I had a lot of floppies around. So did my parents.
Yes, scratchr contributor added a fan.
Great idea. Thanks! : )

lisar3lla (author)2010-10-27

nice idea :) mabye now i know what i can do with all my floppy disks

Thank you! : )

fallinfrom0feet (author)2009-02-27

how much weight do you think that beast can hold? I want to make one for my tv lol I guess i could use like some sort of super awesome glue and reinforce all the triangles and especially the legs eh

By scrapping the legs, and making a single layer that sits on an already established flat surface, you could conceivably stand a TV on top--it would certainly enhance ventilation.

 Thanks for the comment. I don't think it would support the weight of a TV.

Thanks for the comment. The desk will hold around 10 lbs. Sorry, it probably won't hold a large TV. Adding stronger glue would not help but adding reinforcing triangles would. The trade-off would be a bulkier piece. Good luck! : )

master key (author)2010-04-04

Poor floppy disks.

chasethebatking (author)2010-03-31

82 Floppy Disks for the Table
 

RaN!a (author)2009-04-13

l0o0o0olz
i like this one

garagemonkeysan (author)RaN!a2009-04-13

Thank you! : )

mr monoply33 (author)2009-04-09

A really cool Idea, once I gather 80-some disks I'll give this a shot!

Great! Thanks for the leaving the comment! : )

mman1506 (author)2009-02-14

you were feautred in popsci build of the month you gary fujii

garagemonkeysan (author)mman15062009-02-15

Thanks for the heads up! ; )

beado4ever (author)2008-10-25

Simple but a really good use of spare (outdated?) hardware. Plus is exactly what the slideshow format is right for. Excellent!

Thank you! : )

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