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What's up guys, I'm trying to think up a way to develop a custom monitor arm for my bed frame (yes, my bed frame).

This is the type of frame I have: http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQiSlu-qEonXGyuF2Y47QokkqaweRtby5ZxkjXD7zOzgEimloynfQ

And I would like the result to be something like this: http://imgur.com/iOKwUkl

Sorry for the "elaborate" diagram haha, I'm having a hard time find the necessary parts? I'm having a hard time finding the hardware at most stores.

Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 7
I'm pretty sure you can find something to suit your needs, if you look around.

The kind of arm that clamp on to a table should work, as long as you get one with enough articulation.
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You'll have to reinforce them somehow.
Edited by billbartuska - 8/10/13 at 5:50am
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Originally Posted by billbartuska View Post


You'll have to reinforce them somehow.

The frame picture isn't exactly the same one I have, it is similar but not exact. I would like the monitor arm to swivel so I can put it away when I'm not using it but I'm having a hard time finding the part.
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Go and pull on your headboard and see how flimsy it is. Not knocking you bed, just that's the way they all are. 10-15# out 3-4 feet is a BIG weight no matter what's holding it.
Edited by billbartuska - 8/10/13 at 6:38pm
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Go and pull on your headboard and see how flimsy it is. Not knocking you bed, just that's the way they all are. 10-15# out 3-4 feet is a BIG weight no matter what's holding it.

My father developed the bed frame when I was younger, it isn't flimsy at all and is made of a heavy and solid wood. To get the headboard to move I need to put a lot of force and weight into it.
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post #7 of 7
Maybe take your ceiling fan down (assuming you have one over your bed?) and something like put this in it's place

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