Studio Designs 10050 Futura Craft Station Review

Studio Designs 10050 Futura Craft Station Review

An excellent contemporary table that can do multiple functions and last for many years even if used daily. This is the drafting table called the 10050 Future Craft Station by Studio Designs, which can be used either as a drafting table or as a light table.

To use the Studio Designs10050 Future Craft Station as a drafting table, you need the Futura Leg Extension. Sold separately, a single pack includes four leg extensions, and are available in silver and black.

When flat, the leg extensions can raise the Future Craft Station’s tabletop height from 31.5 inches to 37.75 inches. This gives you the options to either sit or stand while drafting.

It is easy to attach a light pad to the Future Craft Station if you want to use it as a light table for drawing, tracing, painting, card making, scrapbooking and calligraphy. Simply add light pad support bars, which are sold separately and are available in black and silver.

The Studio Designs 10050 Futura Craft Station is an excellent drafting table for drafting, drawing and crafting. Its drafting surface is comfortable to work with and it has enough adjacent space for all of your drafting tools.

For viewing and correcting drawings, this drafting table has enough space for you to open the bound blueprints. Its main work surface is 38 inches wide and 24 inches deep.

You have enough room to keep the whole set on the table. No need to worry about having a hard time viewing blueprints that are hanging off one edge.

For drafting and drawing, the tempered safety-glass work surface of this drafting table is larger than that of other contemporary tables. It has enough space for you to have your books and other reference materials spread out next to your drawing.

If you want to have the items you constantly use available to you all the time. Your desk must have a variety of storage compartments that will help you organize your supplies and keep them within reach.

For storage, this drafting table has a large pencil drawer. It is 28 inches wide and 9.5 inches deep. Aside from the pencil drawer, there are also three slide-out drawers and four removable side trays.

Aside from the drawers and trays, you can keep your pencils, pens, brushes and other drawing materials on top of the table. There is a pencil ledge that’s 24 inches in length that slides up and then locks into place.

Overall, this drafting table is 43.25 inches wide and 24 inches deep. Its height can be adjusted from 31.5 inches to 45 inches. You can also adjust the table top angle to a maximum of 35 degrees.

What makes this drafting table stable is its four floor levelers. What makes it durable is its heavy gauge, powder-coated steel construction.

There are four available styles to choose from. These are black and clear glass, silver and blue glass, black and white and pure black.

Features of the Studio Designs 10050 Futura Craft Station

  • The craft station was made of heavy-gauge steel material.
  • Its storage drawer comes with a built-in handle and a slide-up pencil ledge.
  • The top angle can go to as much as 35 degrees.
  • It has a glass top with a tempered blue safety surface.
  • It has fourremovable side trays.
  • It has four floor
  • Its tube legs are made of unique fish-eye steel.
  • Its table base is made of metal.
  • Its shelf orientation is the right side.
  • You get a 10-year warranty from the manufacturer.

Pros

  • The craft station can be used either as a drafting table or as a light table.
  • It is multi-functional.
  • It is uniquely designed.
  • Its modern design is sleek and beautiful.
  • It is easy to assemble.
  • Its hinged glass top is sturdy.
  • You can mount the side drawers left or right.
  • You can adjust the top at various angles.
  • The tilt mechanism is sturdy.
  • It is easy to use the tilt mechanism.
  • The glass top is nice and strong.

Cons

  • It is easy to assemble the craft station parts but it can be time-consuming.

Verdict

The Studio Designs 10050 Future Craft Station is a multi-functional contemporary table. Add either leg extensions to use it as a drafting table or light pad support bars to use it as a light table.

Made of heavy-gauge steel material, the craft station guarantees durability and it will stay with you for years. Its metal table base, steel tube legs, tempered blue safety surface glass top and four floor levelers make it even sturdier and more stable.

You get plenty of storage from the craft station’s storage drawer including a built-in handle and a slide-up pencil ledge. In addition, there are four side trays that are removable.

For versatility, the top angle can be adjusted to as much as 35 degrees. The tilt mechanism is easy to use.

This drafting table or light table is great not only for drafting and drawing. It also works well for tracing, painting, card making, scrapbooking and calligraphy.