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Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: General

Beginning the build

Since I work in the marine trades I wanted this build to be very
nautical so I used King Starboard marine polymer for the base and shelf.
My friend Paul at Warren River Boatworks in Warren, RI sold me a piece
of 3/4" black starboard for next to nothing and he also donated the 1"
diameter stainless stanchions for the 4 posts.
More importantly, he let me use his shop to do the construction.

Here's the first phase.
I clamped the shelf to the base plate and bored the holes for the posts with a Forstner bit in a drill press.
I only bored into the base 1/2" since I didn't want the stanchions to go all the way through.

Starting with 3/4" King Starboard Marine Polymer and four 1" diameter stanchions at Warren River Boatworks.


The computer nestled between the van's front seats.

View from the driver's seat.

Another shot from the driver's side. That's the HP D2430 color printer on top.

June 1, 2011 | 11:04 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)


April 16, 2012 | 09:26 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

hey can we get more pics of the install

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