Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - chair - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:36:52 PST BLOX v1.01 Suspended Wooden Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Wooden-Chair/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:07:52 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Chair-for-camping-or-Vinyl-Storage-Upgr/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaning-stool-human-kickstand-wobble-chair/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:13:20 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
The Frontier Homestead Garden Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Frontier-Homestead-Garden-Set/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:58:56 PDT
How to Make a PVC Ball Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PVC-Ball-Chair/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:43:47 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
Daydream Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SMALL.jpg wei wei A chair for daydreaming. Structure made of fiberglass, upholstered with Knoll wool felt.  white styrofoam 3'' thickness 9 oz satin weave fiberglass 38'' width (20 yards) 50'' width honeycomb shaped coremat (4 yards) 314 Tap plastics epoxy resin (1 gal) +143 hardner (1/2 gal) Cal-O-Sil glass microbe...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
How to Build A Toilet PVC Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Toilet-PVC-Chair/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:01:20 PST
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pouf-Ottoman-with-Storage/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:13:04 PDT
How to build the plusDuo kid's chair/desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-plusDuo-chairdesk/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:02:57 PST
Give Those Old Desk Chairs New Life! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Those-Old-Desk-Chairs-New-Life/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:27:56 PDT
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 - http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopping-Cart-Furniture-Part-1-/
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 - - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SMALL.jpg JFabor Living in the city has its ups and it has its downs...one perk is that there is a plethora of abandoned materials hanging about just waiting to be taken home to be upcycled!  For those of you living in an urban setting, you're no stranger to seeing these urban eyesores hanging out in alleys and aban...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:34:52 PST
Scrap Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Adirondack-Chair/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:41:43 PDT
Vintage-style Queen Throne chair redo! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-style-Queen-Throne-chair-redo/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:37:03 PDT
Unscrew sew fix and improve old to new look!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unscrew-sew-fix-and-improve-old-to-new-look/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:55:20 PDT
Birch Bark Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Seat/
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:35:48 PDT
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Car-Seat-Office-Chair/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:32:48 PDT
Instant Lounge Seats http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Lounge-Seats/
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Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:16:34 PDT
The Collegiate Foam Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Collegiate-Foam-Sack/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:29:45 PST
How to reupholster a recliner seat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reupholster-a-recliner-seat/
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Fri, 16 Jul 2010 16:25:51 PDT
DIY: Mock Tufting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mock-Tufting/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 06:04:06 PDT
How to Re-Cover Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Cover-chairs/
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