Dining room table? Get one of those little breakfast-in-bed tables for the bed?
When I use my laptop in bed I always put it on a box file so it is at least higher up. Less back strain.
Also, I constructed an ingenious invention for using the laptop in an armchair. Essentially it's like a bridge gong from one arm to the other, made out of knex. Got any knex?
Claims damages because he didn't get a first