Introduction: Self Defense Bedside Table
Watch also the video above for some real action ;)
After watching this self defense furniture in a popular funny website i decided to build my own version
Step 1: Table Top
I started with a square piece of plywood, its important to drill a hole in the center first, cut 3 more pieces of pine wood and glue it to the plywood, after it dryes mark and cut a circle with the jigsaw
Step 2: Prepare the Bat
Cut wood circle a little bit larger than the hole in the table top, sand it until it fits tight, sand the top of the bat and glue the wood circle, secure it with a screw also.
Step 3: Bat Lock
Cut 4 pieces of metal , place the bat and put the metal pieces against the bat,mark the positions of the pieces and remove the bat.
Put the bat on top of the metal pieces and mark the places where the metal tips touch the wood part of the bat,with a saw cut them.
Now the bat should fit through the holes that you made, mark the ideal "connection" place and use a screw to stop the bat to move more than it should.
Step 4: Other Side of the Bat
Cut two more small wood circles to fit the botton part of the bat, glue them together, and put the final piece in the bat using glue and a screw to keep it on place.
Step 5: The Stand
Using the remains of the circle cut mark and cut with the jigsaw 4 pieces of the same size, cut 3 small squares of wood and do a hole in two of them, glue the three to forme a square with an hole on top, glue it to the other four pieces to form the table stand.
Step 6: The Handle
Sand the areas where you are going to glue parts, i placed a small wood rectangule for the arm support, use a piece of leather (synthetic) and put it in place using small pieces of wood , after its ajusted to your arm glue and secure with screws.
For the hangle i used two pieces of wood with holes on the top part, just need to put a wood rod between them and secure with glue and screws
Step 7: First Test
Insert the bat and twist to lock.
Step 8: Lets Use It
I saw this night stand table in a popular funny internet web site and decided to make my own version, it was a ton of fun to do it.
Tank you for watching ;)