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Re: Low buck projects- Let's see 'em!

Quick saturday afternoon project to use up some scrap in the workshop. An old bed tray had been gathering dust on a shelf, waiting to be re-used or burnt. Something that had been in the back of my head was a portable nav/station/lapdesk. So, take one old bed tray table....

strip off the hardware, add some teak scraps from donorboat and some mahogany ply scrap, and...
some stowage for nav tools, a pad of paper, pencils, and an e-reader under the lid...
and room for a laptop and mouse, or quarter folded charts on top.
3 hours total time, zero cost.

It's 5 o'clock somewhere:

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