Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - wood - popular Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:11:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hairpinned Table
Hairpinned Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman The hairpin leg was designed by Henry Glass in 1941 for American Way furniture. A simple "V" of steel rod was connected to a flat "L" bracket, cocked at a slight angle. Hairpin legs produced maximal strength out of minimal material and were easy to make, both ideal qualities during wartime shortages...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 19:00:17 PDT
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment)
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment) - More DIY How To Projects]]> flim After I finished the instructable for a dollhouse I made for my daughter, I wanted to make something new. Practically enough, her birthday was coming up and she also was going to need a bigger bed. Combine those two things, with the fact that my wife and I are interested in montessori education ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:14 PDT
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie - More DIY How To Projects]]> inventy This is how you can create space with a design look and get rid of those horrible wires, modem and sockets. This inscrutable involves woodwork. Some experience with laser cut parts or CNC milling of wood and drilling holes is advised.You need:1x lasercut plywood shelf. (Size 70 x 70 cm. You can use...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 17:08:34 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern This nightstand consists of an outer concrete shell formed with Legos and a wooden drawer that's faced with a piece of live edge walnut. I'm most proud of this project for its aesthetics. I don't use hardwoods often in my projects because it's expensive, but this piece of live edge walnut came from ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:17:24 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench
HomeMade Modern DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern My parents wanted a bench to go with the concrete fire pit that I made for them. I decided to reuse the wooden forms from that project to make the bench. The bench consists of two blocks of concrete made of Quikrete 5000 and three 8-foot long 4x6s that I got from the Home Depot. Four 4x4s would have...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:46:44 PST
Loft-bed foldable wood stair
Loft-bed foldable wood stair - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi After the foldable stool-step and the stair-table, I had a request to design... believe or not, a foldable wood stair for a loft-bed!For a project like this a 3D printed scale model is very useful, so I suggest you to make one if you have a 3D printer. You will find attached 3D drawing files in last...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:04:05 PST
Pine Bunk Bed
Pine Bunk Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> fisofo I've always wanted to dive into a project building something with wood, and this year I got the chance when our kids needed a bunk bed! I found this other instructable project after searching, and decided to dive in: guide is an unofficial supp...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:44:35 PST
BED FRAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule This tutorial is to show you how to make a really simple and nice looking bed frame. Perfect for Attic Flat or to update your palette bed. It cost me about 50euros to make, but if you can find some old beams it will be a lot cheaper. Thats the only thing that was expensive. Personally I would of pre...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:57:53 PST
Wooden Chair Mat
Wooden Chair Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster I work from a home office situated in a carpeted room, where I sit for hours at a time next to a computer screen.To protect the flooring and provide a smooth rolling surface, I acquired a plastic chair mat from an office store.However, I soon found that I was extremely unsatisfied with the performan...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:08:16 PDT
Minimalist Black Steel Desk
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood Pendant Lamp
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern Create a DIY wood pendant lamp from a scrap piece of 3/4" thick pine. This is a simple project but requires some precise cuts from a compound miter saw. A series of 30 degree bevel cuts produces the 6 sides of the hexagon. Adjusting the miter fence to make a slight miter cut at the same time give...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:38:22 PDT
Code Geass themed coat rack
Code Geass themed coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> timmolderez One day, one of my friends at the office wished she had somewhere to hang her coat. I then noticed our office wall had a bunch of unused wall plugs in them, (Don't ask me why though; they've always been there..) and I thought to myself: "Hm, two of those plugs just happen to be in exactly the right ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:24 PST
Wooden Rug
Wooden Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Ever think, "Hmm, I wonder if a rug could be made from wood?" Well, I have, and subsequently, made one. Using rectangular shaped blocks of premium walnut wood, rope, and aluminum piping, I designed and happily stood on a wooden rug. How many people can say that?Follow this tutorial for the how-to! ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:33:13 PST
Suspended Bedside Table
Suspended Bedside Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrinaldi1 This is an easy project that addresses a real issue: we bought a great IKEA bed with drawers on the lower part (extremely useful for storing any kind of thing in the bed structure!). But then we realized we needed a bedside table and did not want to fix anything to the wall... So what to do? We got ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:13:10 PST
Coffee table for free
Coffee table for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> stico In this instructable i will try to explain step by step how i have made that coffee from scrap wood and a pallet. To achieve that you will need : Tools : a hand saw (japanese saws are the best in my opinion) wood white glue screws screwdriver nails a hammer clamps sanding paper or powerfull sandi...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 09:57:25 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf
Plywood Utility Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman In my humble apartment, I use a modern, open table for a desk, a dining table, and a workbench. Like many of us living in small spaces, storage is hard to come by and clutter can overwhelm. I wanted to take the scanner, speakers, router, pens, papers, and general nonsense and get it out of my way so...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:25 PDT
MODULAR BOOKCASE - More DIY How To Projects]]> warehouse32    A few months after moving into our apt, my wife and I quickly realized that our stuff was taking over what little space we had! So, instead of simply buying everything premade, we decided to embrace our inner DIY and build a bookcase that not only fit our style and budget, but most importantly, m...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:18:39 PST
Norwegian Wood ValeB This is a model of a simple and basic table for a designer in 1:5 scale and its stool. It is ideal for a designer who works in a private space, in fact, the table is very long (in 1:1 scale should measure 200 cm long and 90 cm wide). The model is made of pine wood for the top table and the top stool...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 13:03:21 PST
Vegetable Juice Stain for Wood Furniture
Vegetable Juice Stain for Wood Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> taransa My husband and I were gifted a table before we got married (meaning we've had it about 7 years now). I don't know how old it was before we got it. It is an awesome table - straightforward and reasonably sturdy and awesome. Over the years it has dried out further than it was, and just needed some ooo...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 22:30:13 PST
Coffee table upgrade!
Coffee table upgrade! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lofgren Summary: Extra storage and a top that raises up to meet you - and your needs!What's the job of a coffee table these days?Rest your drinks on?A stable surface for the odd TV dinner?Rest your feet on?How about storage?What about laptops? Ever bent over your coffee table to use your laptop? How about ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2008 04:49:31 PDT
Scrap Credenza
Scrap Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman Recently, a beautiful pair of cabinets came into my life -- battered, beaten, but with noble bones.  A careless string of miserable individuals had heaped abuse upon them under the sickly fluorescent light of some back office.  Yet they stood, faithfully storing files, holding up lamps and coffee ma...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 15:09:44 PST
Butcher Block Hardwood Table
Butcher Block Hardwood Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> ben10886 The idea for the table came only after I had gotten the wood which was given to my father by a friend as scrap wood he thought should be burnt. My dad realized the most of it was quality hardwood that should be repurposed for something more than kindling. So the wood was free, with all the other t...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2012 10:47:19 PST
Retro Style Wood Veneered Table Clock
Retro Style Wood Veneered Table Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> technoplastique Throughout most of history everything was made by hand.  In more recent times the manufacture of goods has done away with things like the elegant curves of objects made in the 1930's and 40's.  However, newer technology is giving you a chance to add those details back in if you know how to use it.  ...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 19:20:16 PDT