You will need
  • The old clamshell, plywood, hacksaw, tarp, drill, scissors, file, pen, sand, wood cork, clear varnish, aluminum tubes, screws.
First make a drawing of the clamshell, in accordance with the given pattern and clearly indicate required dimensions. Prepare those parts of the old cot, of which will be made some parts new. So, a broken cot will give your design back and front legs, the leg shelf as well as spacers and pads. Armrest, roof transforms into a Desk and back combs, thrust bearings and fasteners will have to produce themselves.
How to make <strong>clamshell</strong>
Cut out of 6 mm plywood is a template for the roof of the table. File down the edges so they weren't uneven. Then smoothen the surface with sandpaper of medium size. Drill the holes for mounting the workpiece and cover with several layers of colorless nail Polish.
How to make <strong>clamshell</strong>
You can now proceed to the arms and back. They are made of duralumin tubes. For the arms just cut segments of the tubes of the desired length. After all, they will be straight. The back should be curved in two places. Cut the portion of the tube. The tube is not cracked, it is necessary from one end of the cork, then filled in with sand and close the second tube. You can now bend the tube as needed. Assemble the cotto secure the part with screws.
How to make <strong>clamshell</strong>