Self Defense Bedside Table




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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 ;)



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    9 Discussions


    12 months ago

    Just a thought, wood t-ball bat for height.


    1 year ago

    What a functional and thought out project :)

    1 reply

    Reply 1 year ago

    Functional!!! How about saving up the money that you used to buy the wood to move to a safer area of town.


    1 year ago

    Love it, incorporate some shurikens as coasters :)

    Uncle Kudzu

    1 year ago

    Yes! And it looks very nice. Now, if you could weaponize the table base somehow...

    2 replies
    D-TeKUncle Kudzu

    Reply 1 year ago

    Reverse the bat position and make a single piece (bat and base), maybe next time :)


    1 year ago

    Lol, I love it... aesthetically pleasing and practical too haha. This will definitly make you feel safe at night ;)


    1 year ago

    Epic! I need one of these :)