Trestle Table by Nicola Enrico Stäubli

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Except it isn't really a trestle table, but serves the same function: to provide an easy way to turn a slab into a table. Nicola Enrico Stäubli (known to TreeHugger readers for his terrific Foldschool) comes up with an idea that competes with Phillippe Nigro's recently shown Universal Base in the challenge to design a cheap, flexible and strong trestle replacement.

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You just hook the four legs onto the corners, tighten the diagonal straps and voila.

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Talk about the ultimate expression of "less is more"- a little bit of rod bent into a clever shape and look what it does. That's design. More at Nicola From Bern , via the Contemporist

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More on Nicola Enrico Stäubli in TreeHugger:
Nicola Enrico Stäubli: Foldschool
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