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post #1 of 15
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I've mocked it up in the picture. This is what I want, but I can't seem to find anything similar that exists already. Hoping you can help me find either someone who sells this already or someone who sells plans for this kind of thing. A custom build is out of my skill range.

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post #2 of 15
No idea where to find anything like that, but it looks slick as hell.
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post #3 of 15
you mean like this?

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He means, like you pull something and a screen and peripherals come out.
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^
omg sick!!!
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post #6 of 15
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I like the concept, very close. The wall unit has to make the wife happy though, so it needs to be thinner and look more like cabinets I think.

I'm trying to mock up something more detailed in 3d software now.
post #7 of 15
You are going to have build something if you want that. basically you'd just need a small closet and then put the stuff in it.

It is kind of getto at the moment, as this is version .1 but I did something like this with my desk. I will be getting a new desk soon and I wanted to experiment with my old one.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ilam3d;15610836 
He means, like you pull something and a screen and peripherals come out.

Oh...yeah now I see what you mean. You still would need to build it into your wall. Though I've never seen a monitor mount that would sing like save for at the dentist's office...so I am sure that would expensive.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 11/7/11 at 5:59pm
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post #8 of 15
I have an idea how to make this come together. What kind of support does the cabinet have? (ie: Is it bolted to the wall?)
The keyboard tray would need to be very overbuilt.
 
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post #9 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Idiot;15610945 
I have an idea how to make this come together. What kind of support does the cabinet have? (ie: Is it bolted to the wall?)

I assume I would need to bolt it to the wall in order to handle the monitors on a swinging arm and any weight applied to extended items/surfaces. Potentially it could swing out a support though, although I think it would look cooler not to it may be safer.
post #10 of 15
I don't like the idea of a support swinging out. It would be an easy leg to kick out.
I'm thinking a main frame of 2x4s at minimum, and whatever kind of covering you want as the 'skin'.
Do you know how to use any CAD software?
Edited by H-man - 11/7/11 at 6:16pm
 
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