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What Can I Make With Some Old Operating Tables?

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Asked by Penny Lane | Question date:  Apr 14, 2023 | Member since:  Apr 14, 2023

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Ok, this is going to sound weird, but a friend of mine, who is a property developer, has offered me two old operating tables. He knows I like weird and unusual items. I already made an electric chair replica for the bar area in my home. So why not have some some old operating tables too!

But I was really wondering if anyone had any good ideas on how I could use these amazing operating tables? I really want them both. Of course the obvious thing is a his and hers lounge chair set. But any other ideas would really be appreciated. Both these operating tables lay perfectly flat. Well I think they are supposed to, they look very old, at least from the 70s, so will need quite a bit of work to get back functioning and clean and tidy. Although I do like the old patina, so I might not clean them too hard.

They are currently in an old hospital, more like a clinic really, that my friend is going to demolish and rebuild into flats. Unfortunately there really isn't a cool horror story to go along with them. No medical experiments on prisoners or anything gruesome. So I will have to try and make something up :)

These old operating tables or more likely examination tables. But they are beautiful pieces of machinery and would be such a shame for them to go to the scrap heap.

I don’t know how high they actually raise, but it might be quite cool actually making a bar top out of them. Kind of ironic that I will be able to serve you a number of shots of whisky, and then examine you when you fall over, all from the same place.

Anyway would really appreciate any ideas people have, I will keep checking back. There are some other cool old medical pieces, but I am really going to need a bigger house at some point. Maybe I should just move into this old abandoned medical centre and make my own horror story for the next guy.
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Asked by Penny Lane
Question date:  Apr 14, 2023
Member since:  Apr 14, 2023
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