Electro-carpenters - I need suggestions

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  1. gwalchmai

    gwalchmai Lucky Member

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    I have an opportunity I could use your help on. We have a conference room with a 12 foot table supported by three 18" diameter cylindrical pedestals. I'd like to mount AC receptacles in the pedestals (2 per pedestal). Are there kits to do such a thing or would I need to make wooden adapter blocks to conform to the cylinders?

    Thanks for any suggestions.
     
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    "Are there curved wall plates?" - I've never seen one. But at a diameter of 18", you wouldn't need a very thick adapter plate for the arc-to-flat transition, if that makes sense.
     

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    I don't know about "kits" but it's an easy job - go down to Home Depot and look around and you'll find plenty of things to give you ideas on how to do it. The hardest part would be cutting the pedestals neatly. After that, it's a few minutes with a screwdriver.

    For the curved wall plates, I'd probably start with a thin metal plate and curve it myself.
     
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    Beautiful. I wished I had asked that. ;)

    I wonder if I could heat and bend an oversize plastic wall plate....
     
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    I didn't know if that was your question... maybe you could bend one. Seeing as they fasten at the center, you'd probably be fine as long as you over-curved it (smaller radius).