221Views16Replies

Author Options:

new bed.. ideas? Answered

Ok so its time I finnaly got a new bed. I've already though about some cool ideas of what to do with it and I wanted to see if anyone would want to contribute aswell. My first idea was to take the legs from my loft bed and put them on the corners of my normal bed. so essentially a normal bed with 4 large post at the corners, from there I would to stretch some sort of canvas or muslin at the top attached to each one of the corners and use https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Projector-on-the-Cheap/ to project whatever I want onto the screen whie I lay down. Another idea I had was to take 2 sets of computer speakers I have and place 1 on each corner of the bed then attach them to a radio which I could use to play music through fm transmiter plugged into my laptop. I already have acumulated most of this stuff around my house so it shouldn't be too hard, but before I make any more steps into the project I'd like to hear your opinions on this.

Discussions

0
None
astrozombies138

12 years ago

oh lucky me,my sisters laptop just broke, it has a lcd screen and a vga port, we tried to get it fixed but they said it didnt cover water damage, and the problem was the circuit board eroding even though she never got it wet.

0
None
Lftndbt

12 years ago

Oh!! LED's!!! Under the chassis!! It could be all like..."Check out my pimp'n bed with LED's and hydraulics" ROFL!!

0
None
GoodhartKiteman

Reply 12 years ago

Whoa, that'll rattle your eye teeth |LOL

0
None
LftndbtGoodhart

Reply 12 years ago

It would certainly get the ladies! err ummm .... or Maybe not... he he! ;)

0
None
GoodhartLftndbt

Reply 12 years ago

Yes it would get them, if your purpose was to bounce them off the inside of the car roof LOL

0
None
astrozombies138Lftndbt

Reply 12 years ago

hahaha, that would be wonderful, lets see how many flatscreen t.v.s i can fit in my cloest now.

0
None
astrozombies138

12 years ago

ok so with the screen i would end up using tyvek because canvas and muslin would be enough of a reflective surface would that work?

0
None
Kitemanastrozombies138

Reply 12 years ago

Personally, I would stick with a proper fabric for the screen, then it will not look like a screen when the projector is switched off. A light cotton fabric will make a decent screen to a back-projected image, and even a fine net can make a screen if you are front-projecting.

0
None
Goodhart

12 years ago

Don't use fluorescents underneath as any um, stray moisture could cause a fire or an electrocution (I am not implying you wet the bed or anything, just being precautionary). :-)

0
None
astrozombies138Goodhart

Reply 12 years ago

ah true ,becuase i have 2 dogs and 2 cats one of them could urinate on it, however thats unlikley because i keep my door closed. If i had the overhead projector directly behind my bed do you think it would cause too much heat and make sleeping uncomfortable?

0
None
Goodhartastrozombies138

Reply 12 years ago

it would probably depend on the distance from one to the other. Why would you need it "projecting" while you were asleep?

0
None
Goodhartastrozombies138

Reply 12 years ago

I see. Well, with my computer's 17" LCD screen, I can't feel heat from it more than an inch or two away, but it could theoretically heat the air slowly I suppose.

0
None
astrozombies138Goodhart

Reply 12 years ago

ah well it could be too bad, if it makes me uncomfortable ill just put up a little something to block it

0
None
Sun Gear

12 years ago

mattress surfing! try using the springs for something like spring shoes or something.