For those who’ve always wanted to surf the web, play table hockey, or tell time, while sipping on your morning coffee, these tables are just for you.
Don’t know where your phone, laptop, PDA, and watch is? This Time Table assures you’ll always know the time. It uses “electro-luminescent film to turn the entire top surface of the table into a subtle and tasteful digital clock.”[Source]
Coffee Table PC
Designed by Stephen Johnson, this water-cooled “Homebrew Coffee Table PC” boasts a TV tuner, 160GB HDD, an integrated LCD display, and built-in Wi-Fi for all your streaming needs. Unfortunately, prices for one of these custom creations start at $4,772. [Source]
Hard Drive Coffee Table
This nifty hard drive coffee table measures 19.5-inch high and weighs a whopping 64-pounds.
The Hard Drive Coffee Table top is an original 26″ diameter hard drive platter from an early storage device (circa 1970). The center hub of the platter is solid aluminum. The custom-created pedestal is also solid aluminum; a cylinder measuring 5.9″ in diameter and 18.5″ in length. It has a machined top and bottom to fit into the hard drive hub and base, respectively
Real Ice Table Hockey
Why use air when you can play table hockey on real ice. WiseGreek decided to build a mini hockey table using real ice to “see if the basic idea would work on real ice as opposed to using the air bearing principle.” [Source]
This geeky table is definitely more than meets the eye. What sets the Fletcher Capstan Table apart from other dinner tables is that it can expand “by 73%, growing from a capacity of 6 to 12 people in seconds.” [Source]