Turtles all the way down

Turtles all the way down

We LOVE our fantastical contraptions. But they need to move easily and our double-sided bookcases could not be rotated or moved by me without help. Solution?

Replace the castors with “Turtles” aka Scene Shifters:

Our belief in what should underpin all knowledge has changed – it’s turtles all the way down!

Mike hates when I decide something doesn’t work and needs to be done again. It isn’t so bad when it means I do the heavy lifting (see 50 shades of Green). But this time it was down to him:

Mike does it again (and again)
To be recycled into more moveable furniture

He is pretty delighted with the result – I no longer need to ask him to move the bookcases every time I want a book from the back layer. The turtles, unlike the castors, have an additional turning radius and this video shows they do the trick!


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