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Old 12-07-2017, 12:50 AM
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I need to have a low to the ground table made for my Grosvenor Hall but it has to be on wheels or casters as it has to be placed adjacent to an occasionally opened bi fold door. Behind the door is my furnace so it will not be moved often , just now and again.

My problem is that the room is carpeted, medium pile and will need good casters to glide smoothly.

Has anyone come across this and if so how did you resolve it.

All ideas appreciated

XX Jeannine
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Old 12-07-2017, 07:40 AM
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Hardware stores sell casters. You could make a table. Or buy a short one and stick the casters on the legs. There are those trolleys mechanics lie on and slide around. Also you can buy these disc things that sit under furniture legs to make the furniture slide around on carpet. That might be a better option than trying to put casters on a table, and won't add much height.
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Old 12-07-2017, 05:31 PM
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Hi Shannon, I am familiar with casters but I have read that not many run well over carpet. I have Sandersons casters on a couple of pieces of furniture and they grab a bit but I know there are several types.I was hoping that someone knew of a specific type that worked well on carpet. In the same room I have a small kiln that sits on a wheeled surface so I can move it to where I want it but it is very hard to move. It is actually a custom made item with concrete slab ( to protect the floor from the heat) sitting on a furniture dolly but the weight makes it hard for the wheels to move around. I think the house may well weigh more.

It's a nuisance but that spot is the only place I have to put a big house.

Thank you for the help I do appreciate it.

XX Jeannine
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Old 13-07-2017, 05:17 AM
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As a rule, the bigger the wheel the easier it will move. If you are going to build a bespoke cupboard / table, you could use a big castor and hide most of it with a plinth at the bottom of your cupboard

http://www.castors-online.co.uk/acatalog/

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Old 13-07-2017, 10:12 PM
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These are what we have in Australia. I guess you'd have something similar from a hardware or homeware store:
https://www.bunnings.com.au/slidegli...-pack_p3970200
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