Introduction: Sofa Coaster

Save the beer!!!!

Comments

author
egriff made it! (author)2008-12-18

I don't know why everyone is complaining about the slides... it's pretty simple, but ingenius all the same.

author
aliceownsj00 made it! (author)2008-02-26

haha thats a cute idea... or should I say 'manly idea', either way, cool

author
lebowski made it! (author)2007-12-05

Just to so everyone is clear. Written instructions are not required for Videos or Slideshows.

author
Aar000n3y made it! (author)Aar000n3y2007-12-06

Yes, but they're very helpful to have.

author
FrenchCrawler made it! (author)FrenchCrawler2007-12-07

Suggestion: If you see a Video or Slideshow Image (the picture depicts what it is) where the Instructable picture is, just assume that there won't be any written instructions. Then just skip over them or view the video/slideshow as is.

author
Aar000n3y made it! (author)Aar000n3y2007-12-08

Many many times, I read out of the corner of my eye without thinking. So when I do try skipping things, I end up catching a couple words, and then sometimes I'm interested. So that doesn't really work.

author
FrenchCrawler made it! (author)FrenchCrawler2007-12-08

When you open Instructables, just select the tab at the top that says "Instructables" (then just have Instructables bookmarked at that url). Afterwards, you won't have to worry about seeing these new additions.

author
Aar000n3y made it! (author)Aar000n3y2007-12-08

The page that button goes to doesn't show all new instructables, just popular ones. I like to look at new ones as they come, and search when I need to.

author
lebowski made it! (author)lebowski2007-12-09

This is the link you want. You just needed to use the sort option.

https://www.instructables.com/tag/type:id/instructable:true/?sort=RECENT

author
FrenchCrawler made it! (author)FrenchCrawler2007-12-09

Go to that page, then go to the "sort by" (located under the categories, but above the Instructables) and click recent. "Popular" is the default setting so when you click on any of the tabs, it'll sort by the most popular. Try it out for yourself: Click on the Instructables tab and then click back onto the All tab.

author
pingeee made it! (author)2007-12-06

I still like the original clear photos+written instructions instructables. These instructables without that turns me off. I keep thinking they are just for us to click to get them money (like metacafe stuffs)

author
Tool Using Animal made it! (author)Tool Using Animal2007-12-06

Care to point out how I'm making money on this?

author
zachninme made it! (author)zachninme2007-12-07

You've obviously teamed up with instructables in order to leach money out of poor helpless souls by posting slideshows without any written discription! Everyone! Run before its too late!

author
canida made it! (author)2007-12-05

How about adding some "claws" to keep the coaster in place- depending on your couch it might be velcro, rubber flaps, or tetanus-inducing spikes. A rubber footing on top would also make the beer a bit more likely to stay put when someone gesticulates wildly.

author
Tool Using Animal made it! (author)Tool Using Animal2007-12-06

I had wanted to try checkering the top, but the price of checkering tools was prohibitive. That and laziness. I like the claw idea, hmmmm.

author
xrobevansx made it! (author)xrobevansx2007-12-05

agreed: rubber feet or something to make the bottom grip the cloth of the sofa, as well as cork or some other material on top for under the bottle/glass.

author
lebowski made it! (author)2007-12-05

Nice, although my kids would knock it off before I could put my beer down.

author
w00ty32 made it! (author)w00ty322007-12-06

LOL, i can imagine me doing that (I'm 12 {but clumsy})

author
GorillazMiko made it! (author)2007-12-05

ahhh, very nice!

author
Brennn10 made it! (author)2007-12-05

Haha, I really like this. of course a teen like me would use a Soda instead of beer.

About This Instructable

3,945views

0favorites

License:

Bio: Working my dream job in the Telecom industry, so chances are, i'll never have time to respond to comments or messages, nothing personal.
More by Tool Using Animal:Pie-tenna, The simplest HDTV antenna possible, possibly.Converting EPub Formatted Books to Use on the KindleSalvaging the Fresnel Lens from  a Rear Projection TV
Add instructable to: