Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - home http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:28:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Entertainment Center for under $70 http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-Center-for-under-70/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:24:53 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Tabletop/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 PST
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Hallway-Runner-Lights/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:15:43 PST
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
Beginner's jointed footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-jointed-footstool/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 07:06:25 PST
Hands-On Home Showroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-On-Home-Showroom/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Z6U3/H67NSGS8/FLWZ6U3H67NSGS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Z6U3/H67NSGS8/FLWZ6U3H67NSGS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/Z6U3/H67NSGS8/FLWZ6U3H67NSGS8.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:32:02 PDT
Building A Simple, Stylish Clothing Rack From Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Simple-Stylish-Clothing-Rack-From-Pipe/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:18:11 PDT
A Live/Work Space Organized for Meetings, Project Work, DIY, and Entertaining http://www.instructables.com/id/A-LiveWork-Space-Organized-for-Meetings-Project-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/UG3D/GTGCQTY6/FM3UG3DGTGCQTY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/UG3D/GTGCQTY6/FM3UG3DGTGCQTY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/UG3D/GTGCQTY6/FM3UG3DGTGCQTY6.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:30:46 PDT
A Room for Sis http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Room-for-Sis/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GHWR/GSUT3MFG/FDKGHWRGSUT3MFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GHWR/GSUT3MFG/FDKGHWRGSUT3MFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/GHWR/GSUT3MFG/FDKGHWRGSUT3MFG.SMALL.jpg 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
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 17:17:27 PDT
Door Knob Bookshelf Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Knob-Bookshelf-Legs/
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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 14:05:33 PST
Home built bar with mini fridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-bar-with-mini-fridge/
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 22:03:00 PST
Homemade Movie Poster Light-box http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Movie-Poster-Light-box/
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By: H.C.S. Studios

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Wed, 7 Jul 2010 14:41:50 PDT
A new lease of life to an old chair with scrap innertubes http://www.instructables.com/id/A-new-lease-of-life-to-an-old-chair-with-scrap-inn/
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Tue, 1 Jun 2010 07:21:10 PDT
Test Tube Flower Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Tube-Flower-Vase/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 12:45:14 PST
Four Lives of A Modern Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Lives-of-A-Modern-Side-Table/
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Fri, 1 May 2009 20:28:36 PDT
Make a Button Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Button-Tray-1/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:55:57 PDT
How to Build a Custom Shelf Unit: Recycling at the same time http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Custom-Shelf-Unit-Recycling-at-the/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2008 09:52:36 PDT