Instructables: exploring - - platform - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:05:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Flooring-Platform-Bed/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:34 PDT
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Wood-Flooring-Platform-Bed-and-Headboard/
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SMALL.jpg gtnavyboy Wow, that's a really long title! A few years ago, I designed and built this headboard for my wife (fiance at the time) when we lived apart.  It plugs into any 1 standard wall outlet, and includes 2 light switches for the overhead lights (3-way switches so either side would control them), and 4 regu...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:40:33 PST
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration http://www.instructables.com/id/TwinFullQueenKing-Platform-Bed-With-Danish-Insp/
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By: trebuchet03

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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 18:42:43 PDT
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-work-bench-organizer-with-wire-dispenser/
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:28:14 PDT
Toy Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Cruiser/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:28:12 PDT
Arduino Nano based Microbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-based-Microbot/
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Tue, 15 May 2012 12:09:33 PDT
Prototype Hover Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-Hover-Platform/
Prototype Hover Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/0SAX/H01N5ZAB/FV80SAXH01N5ZAB.SMALL.jpg ScitechWA Here is a Hover Platform we built for an upcoming Young Innovators Festival that we are hosting at Scitech. This is how you can make a Hover floating style platform easily and cheaply. The main body of the unit is made from MDF (Craftwood) and a tarpaulin, and uses a portable battery powered blower...
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:32:06 PDT
Build a Bed in the Back of your Van http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bed-in-the-Back-of-your-Van/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 18:50:19 PDT
(w/ Video) Basic Arduino Robot, Light Seeker! http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Arduino-Robot-Light-Seeker/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:34:36 PDT
DIY Platform Bed with Floating Nightstands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Platform-Bed-with-Floating-Nightstands/
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:36:57 PDT
How to build a treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-treehouse/
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By: makendo

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Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:06:25 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Robot Platform including h-bridges from $10 R/C Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Platform-including-h-bridges-from-10-RC-Ca/
Robot Platform including h-bridges from $10 R/C Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/LSDJ/G33OQ6TS/F59LSDJG33OQ6TS.SMALL.jpg whamodyne Every time I go into a store I keep an eye out for cheap stuff that's hackable.   I've been seeing in CVS pharmacy and a few other places the "Thunder Tumbler" or similarly named R/C car.  CVS has had in the past good hackable toys so I thought to take a chance and see what you got for $9.99 plus ta...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2009 12:44:24 PST
Plastic bottle-legged bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-legged-bed/
Plastic bottle-legged bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SMALL.jpg makendo Six years ago, I had to make a bed base so our mattress wasn't sitting on the floor. I had lots of plastic bottles that needed recycling, and an idea. Tools and materials The reason this bed is so primitive is that I had just moved countries and had no power tools with which to make one, except m...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 14:39:24 PST