Published on June 14th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


How to make a Laptop Riser for watching movies and TV in bed

Materials: IKEA Benjamin, Handsaw, Extension Cord

Description: Laptop riser designed for in bed/recumbent media watching. Includes built in power cable extension.

Full instructions and step-by-step photos here.

~ Chris

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Jules Yap

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4 Responses to How to make a Laptop Riser for watching movies and TV in bed

  1. DEXTER! lol… had to say it

  2. Christina says:

    I love Dexter!!!!! Lol I am actually watching it as I read this blog.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Yay for Dexter! Love that show!

  4. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been trying to make a laptop desk using the same concept for years with the Benjamin stool but it doesn’t appear to be available in stores or online anymore – at least not in the US. Bummer! Nice work, tho.

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