Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - design Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:01:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
Danish Rope Cord Weaving
Danish Rope Cord Weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bradleyrob This is an introduction to weaving chair seats with Danish rope cord. In this tutorial I will be covering the Danish "Split Rail" chair, but note that there are several types of chair designs that require different tactics in weaving the chair seat. Danish seat cord is treated paper that is twisted ...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Coaster design
Coaster design - More DIY How To Projects]]> mogary 3d printing is great our office coasters either got wet or stuck to a wet glass. This design allows for the voids formed by the inill to take up the moisture but not let it go through the coaster. 3d printed drink coaster Step 2File was started in Autodesk inventor on the xy plane (right click xy...
By: mogary

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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:54:13 PST
Concrete Lamp
Concrete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> designguy93 Found an old desk lamp at a thrift store for $3, it was missing a base so decided to make my own. About $5 worth of Rockite and some studio junk brought this sad old puppy back to life Make Your Mold Found some scrap wood and cardboard and built myself a basic mold. Also lined the interior with ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:20:09 PDT
Marble & Green Nightstand
Marble & Green Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> ErwanJez We found a stair designed nightstand who clearly needed to switch for red to green. Just paint job here. Find it Craigslist / Leboncoin Prepare It Take it apart.Sand it with high grade sand paper.Mask marble and inner sides.Tip : to get screws and hinges brand new, dip it in a bucket of aceton...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:59:48 PDT
My Room - Improved! tclemmo To be honest, I'm really quite happy with my room right now. But everything has room for improvement, and there's a 3D printer at stake! Seriously, who wouldn't want a 3D printer? But anyway, back on topic. As you can see, I LOVE my storage space. Being a bookworm really doesn't help! I've already g...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:37:08 PST
The Ultimate Gaming Room bigpurple The walls are blue with neon green stripes that glow. The floor is thin carpet that is black and the roof would be neon red with black and white dots that make a gleam in it.
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 10:35:20 PST
Awesome Modern Room Design
Awesome Modern Room Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> TreyHenry Hi everyone! This is my first instructable so I might make a few mistakes. I'm currently wishing to win the Improve Your Room Youth Design Project ! Please vote for me and I hope you enjoy! Wall 1 This is the first wall of the room. As you can see there is a very modern suspended bed with an elec...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 19:59:32 PDT
African restyled cupboard
African restyled cupboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge There once was a fine Ikea cupboard, that felt a bit bland. So to build its character I added some things. Here are a few ideas to restyle a plain cupboard in an African style. change shape Like this mosque in Mali I added tilts on the corners. Three pieces of 6 mm MDF are glued together and plac...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 05:25:55 PDT
Design showcase cabinet (hacking IKEA style)
Design showcase cabinet (hacking IKEA style) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenyer While I was searching for a nice showcase cabinet, I noticed that all the cabinets that I liked are really expensive. So the maker in me came up with this idea. This cabinet is made from four IKEA pränt boxes, one IKEA dioder. The rest was just stuff that I already had. You will need Materials: ...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:05:26 PDT
Witchlight vbertelsen Here is an easy and cheap lamp shade, that has a handle so you can put it or hang it anywhere.  You can fold it out, when you want to store it so it doesn't take up a lot of space. Even though it is well designed it is still very cheap to make. All you need is a sheet of plastic and a hobby knife or...
By: vbertelsen

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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:29:37 PDT
Woodddeskk LorenzoLoGrasso This is a simple desk created to be used by students or pro who likes to draw and have the possibility to quickly clean the surfaces from waste. It has a trap where you can throw everiting: if the drawer is open waste will fall on the floor but if it's close you will find it inside. Have fun
By: LorenzoLoGrasso

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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:13:21 PST
Marea Bench by Cristian Arostegui
Marea Bench by Cristian Arostegui - More DIY How To Projects]]> carostegui The Marea bench was desined by furniture designer and builder, Cristian Arostegui. It was built as a final project for the Industrial Woodworking Technician program in Humber College, Toronto, Canada. It is inspired by the movement of the ocean. The purpose was to design a piece that is functional f...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 20:24:36 PST
Hands-On Home Showroom technoplastique Vimeo giving you trouble?  Watch the video on YouTube. Hand-On Home Showroom is a website concept where furniture and home accessories are listed (similar to an online store,) but instead of the option to "buy it now," visitors are offered plans, tutorials and supply resources to make it themselves...
By: technoplastique

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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:32:02 PDT
Flowers on the Wall
Flowers on the Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> strudl1803 In this tutorial I will show you how you can put flowers on your wall using only simple tools. For little money you can add this eye-catcher to your flat as a unique combination of real plants and stylish design! Use a normal drain-pipe and choose the length as you please. Sign the center along ...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 04:08:26 PDT
Giant match chair (La Pucelle) by Samuel Bernier
Giant match chair (La Pucelle) by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier I like objects that are fun to look at. Objects that tell a story. I made this chair to show how a simple chair can generate discussions and imagination. The name. Since I was in France while doing this project, I tought of naming the chair after one of the most important female european h...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:57:56 PST
How to restore an attic
How to restore an attic - More DIY How To Projects]]> derte84 I was looking at my photo library when I got the idea of publishing an instructable about the attic I restored some years ago. While searching for the right photos, I realized that this room was the subject of quite a few of my instructables. Since the room was restored about 10 years ago, some pho...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:28:51 PST
Modern style table from scrap plywood
Modern style table from scrap plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> niall mc I had a lot of leftover plywood and veneer and always thought ply has its own interesting symmetrical grain. So with a lot of glue and clamping I finally got the result I wanted. The general shape was cut out with the band saw. I finished up with a disc sander. Niall Mc Keown. http://www.designaga...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:14:57 PST
Chalkboard sphere
Chalkboard sphere - More DIY How To Projects]]> derte84 This instructable will show you how to build a blackboard sphere to write on. Because sometimes a flat area is not enought! Assemble the polysyrene sphere You have to glue the two pieces together. Pay attention to use a glue intended for polystyrene (some glues can dissolve/liquify it) Add 2 la...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 05:42:20 PDT
Ikea - Share Your Space Contest TwoMoreDesigns Well, here's my space. As you can see, it's rather bleak. I've amassed a mixed room of furniture over the years, but it's in storage and most of it isn't worth the cost of getting it moved. I've always wanted cohesive look to my house, and starting with this blank slate, here is my chance. I'll nee...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 21:09:17 PDT
A Live/Work Space Organized for Meetings, Project Work, DIY, and Entertaining technoplastique I'm a full time designer/artist who is sharing a live/work space with another designer. The space is an apartment with high ceilings and lots of light, but no closets. Technically that's a lie, but the one closet we have is small and has to be kept fairly clear because that's where the light switche...
By: technoplastique

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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:30:46 PDT
A Room for Sis estructor Our oldest sister wears many hats. Caregiver to mom, busy retail clerk, friend and helper to many.  A talented chef, an awesome organizer, she is the glue that bonds the household together. All along she has been someone who will do for you, and then be too busy or will run out of resources for do...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 19:18:17 PDT
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min.
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Allotrio Sitting all day sucks, because it causes back pain sometimes. Standing all day sucks as well, because it causes tired legs after a while. So while working at Open Design City today, I was wondering how to solve this with a very low budget and without a lot of time. So I came up with some kind of se...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 08:25:17 PST
Box made out of slats
Box made out of slats - More DIY How To Projects]]> stico In this instructable i'll show you how to build a box out of slats, found in Paris garbages (linked to my other instructable, as the box purpose is to carry the bonsai around). Here is a list of pretty much all you'll need to achieve this. -slats, from the same bed if possible, to avoid difference...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 13:30:39 PDT
Kid's Rocking Moroccan Makeover
Kid's Rocking Moroccan Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> modhomeecteacher My usual Goodwill perusal turned up a $6.99 kid's rocking chair that had seen better days.  Having previously designed and created kid's rockers for, I am very familiar with downsizing adult looks to kid sized proportions. This would be a cinch. In comes the Moroccan look or, you may ev...
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 11:12:10 PDT
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture!
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yasonyacky  I absolutely hate arranging and rearranging furniture.  I don't hate the end result of an attractive and functional living space, but I hate trying to figure it out the traditional way - you know, moving everything around over and over again, just to see how a different arrangement will look or wor...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 13:17:07 PST
Restoring Emeco Aluminum Chairs
Restoring Emeco Aluminum Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> karylnewman These are classic chairs, characterized by their cool perforated vinyl seats. Unfortunately, you've gotta know where to look to find new upholstery and old stiff foam is tough to remove. I'll show you how. Set Up You'll need: Scissors, a sharpie, a screwdriver, pliers, a wrench, a bunch of rubb...
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Wed, 17 May 2006 15:14:34 PDT