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heeranyi 07-05-2017 01:08 PM

Need best chair for the desk area that doesn't move
 
The kitchen counter I will build will be elongated to work as a desk. I need a desk chair for my desk area but worry about them rolling around all over the place as I drive. Any thoughts on chairs that don't move around or configuring it so that it can stay put while I'm driving but moveable otherwise?

toplessartist 07-06-2017 03:14 PM

Hi… had the same question at one point. I have a drawing table that needed a seat that wouldn't end up smashed against the back of the bus when I stomped on the accelerator (yes that's a joke) but wouldn't end up in the doorwell steps when I hit the brakes (not a joke). I hit upon a great solution for my application… I am using an old piano bench that I found at a local Goodwill-type of store! It is stable, has storage, and tucks under my drawing table in such a way that it won't walk out and attack me when I go over bumps. I though about running a bungee cord around it if it needed. don't need to. paid $10… great condition, put a seat pad on it, perfect height. Hope that helps!

dredman 07-06-2017 06:04 PM

I use a long rubber wire tie (think rubber-coated bendy thing) from Home Depot to secure mine. The usually come in a 2-pack, and the really longs ones are black or green. Dinged the hell out of my fridge before realizing my chair needed to be strapped. I good bungy works OK too.

heeranyi 07-06-2017 09:11 PM

What a great idea. Thanks

takoisam 07-07-2017 01:19 AM

I'm thinking about using suspended swing out bar stools, like those sold at Swing Bar Stools | Suspended Seating | Seating Innovations


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