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Sitting at a desk all day can lead to poor posture, health problems, and back pain. Unfortunately, electric sitting/standing desks are expensive. So...
With four linear actuators from eBay, I started by sketching the layout in Autodesk Inventor, found some appropriately wide scrap in the yard at the T...
I wanted the brackets to be useful in a variety of ways, so I designed the layout carefully to allow for mounting at a variety of angles. Wrote a bit...
Used some leftover 80/20 aluminum extrusion to bolt together a quick table frame, then added the actuators using bolts and t-slot nuts.
I got a four port controller to go with the legs. It keeps them in sync and prevents the table from getting misaligned or wrenched.
Unfortunately, I didn't check the motor travel of the linear actuators closely when I purchased them and they didn't lift high enough for me to stand ...
Bolted the risers to the legs.
Added a Ikea tabletop and a monitor arm, and, BAM!, I'm ready to start working. Oh, and in case it wasn't clear, I made it at the TechShop. http://t...
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