Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:03:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-refurbished-with-lasercut-flowers/
Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle Decorate a used mirror with lasercut shapes for a new look! Garage sales, attics and Goodwill are good places to find nice mirrors that need a bit of updating. Materials used: Mirror (from Goodwill) Illustrator and internet for design and creating files Silver paint Acrylic (T...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:43:07 PDT
Upcycle old books http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-old-books/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/S3M0/HU3TMY1E/FMVS3M0HU3TMY1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/S3M0/HU3TMY1E/FMVS3M0HU3TMY1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/S3M0/HU3TMY1E/FMVS3M0HU3TMY1E.SMALL.jpg chrisma0 Giving new life to old books that would have been thrown out otherwise. Stack O' Books Box How to Create a Secret Bookcase Box Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch Book Lamp Invisible Book Shelf Book Safe book clock E-Reader Case from an old book. Book Light Reading Light ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:20:18 PDT
Revival of the Wood Pineapple Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Revival-of-the-Wood-Pineapple-Bowl/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:30:53 PDT
Custom light switch cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-light-switch-cover/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:36:29 PDT
Headphone and Headset Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-and-Headset-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/MTH9/HTUFC6KP/FIQMTH9HTUFC6KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/MTH9/HTUFC6KP/FIQMTH9HTUFC6KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/MTH9/HTUFC6KP/FIQMTH9HTUFC6KP.SMALL.jpg Eberhb Step 1) Cut some 3/4"X 2 1/2" oak (or whatever wood you would like) stalk I picked up from a local home center. Step 2) Cut the pieces at 45° angle at 4" long Step 3) Glue up the 45s in a "V" like shape as shown in the picture. Step 4) I rounded over the edges where the headband would sit with a dre...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:36:48 PDT
Bar Stool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Stool-Table/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:32:39 PDT
How to Sell Secondhand Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sell-Secondhand-Furniture/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:09:52 PDT
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Cart-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:11:30 PDT
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
Hockey Stick Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SMALL.jpg matthewtmead My son plays hockey and I wanted to create something special for his hockey-themed bedroom. His room is decorated with hockey memorabilia from professional athletes and from his youth hockey achievements. His bedroom has room for him to shoot indoor hockey balls against a hockey goal, and it seemed ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Recliner Laptop Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recliner-Laptop-Table/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:13:52 PDT
Boring old college dorm room bed - Becomes 4 poster bed fit for a king! http://www.instructables.com/id/Boring-old-college-dorm-room-bed-Becomes-4-poster-/
Boring old college dorm room bed - Becomes 4 poster bed fit for a king! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/TA3E/HTBY6J2W/FFRTA3EHTBY6J2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/TA3E/HTBY6J2W/FFRTA3EHTBY6J2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/TA3E/HTBY6J2W/FFRTA3EHTBY6J2W.SMALL.jpg blanky5452 I found out that undergraduates aren't allowed to "Loft" their beds (get extra legs, to lift up the bed twice as high in order to put desk under the bed and give free space to the room). Also I was limited in what I could do as to the fact that NO holes, damage, scrapes or scratches could be put on...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:52:27 PDT
3D Aquarium Background http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Aquarium-Background-1/
3D Aquarium Background - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8IM8/HT7P6043/FGP8IM8HT7P6043.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8IM8/HT7P6043/FGP8IM8HT7P6043.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/8IM8/HT7P6043/FGP8IM8HT7P6043.SMALL.jpg nmaran Cheap 3D styrofoam backgroundThis cost me about 120 bucks. 70 for the tank and stand. The rest was in misc supplies. The most expensive thing was the filter which I bout new for 115. Also my first instruct able so hopefully I didn't leave anything out. Enjoy Gather Materials Collect styrofoam. ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:26:08 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
Decorative World Travel Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-World-Travel-Map/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:43:03 PDT
How to make handles for a sliding door http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-handles-for-a-sliding-door/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:20:59 PDT
Large Scale Glass Etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scale-Glass-Etching/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:26:36 PDT
DIY Chevron Pouf Tutorial (A Dogs Daybed) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chevron-Pouf-Tutorial-A-Dogs-Daybed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/MCEU/HSL29I3S/FRVMCEUHSL29I3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/MCEU/HSL29I3S/FRVMCEUHSL29I3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/MCEU/HSL29I3S/FRVMCEUHSL29I3S.SMALL.jpg home tree atlas "I finally found the fabric of my dreams, it was upholstery fabric and was not that expensive. The chevron pattern was perfect for our living room because of the neutral colors but the fun pattern. The fabric was also durable against our small dog who now uses the pouf as her personal pillow bed whe...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 23:41:14 PDT
Flat Screen TV Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Screen-TV-Wall-Mount/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:42:23 PST
Tea Cup Lamp, Coffee Cup Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tea-Cup-Coffee-Cup-Lamp-wNightlight/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:09:35 PST
Lack End Table Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lack-End-Table-Outlet/
Lack End Table Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/K319/HRPBA6ZH/FGJK319HRPBA6ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/K319/HRPBA6ZH/FGJK319HRPBA6ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/K319/HRPBA6ZH/FGJK319HRPBA6ZH.SMALL.jpg mandark321 I am a HUGE Ikea fan. Most of my house is furnished from either Ikea or free stuff on craigslist. I have two Lack endtables beside my bed. The way our bedroom is laid out, the only outlets on our side of the room are either behind my bed, or almost on the other side of the room. I was tired of the u...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:41:18 PST
DIY drum shade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drum-shade/
DIY drum shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SMALL.jpg earz_cd When we bought our house a few years ago, the dining room had a white ceiling fan with gold accents and tan blades. It's definitely not the most hideous ceiling fan in our house, but my wife and I have always hated it for several reasons. A) gold is not our thing. Even our wedding rings are silver i...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:28:40 PST
Open Kids Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Kids-Wardrobe/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:18:28 PST
Home Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Projects-1-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K0VY/HR9V66EL/F4UK0VYHR9V66EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K0VY/HR9V66EL/F4UK0VYHR9V66EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/K0VY/HR9V66EL/F4UK0VYHR9V66EL.SMALL.jpg veruca_salt890 null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 17:33:40 PST
The Makeup Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Makeup-Box/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 23:35:52 PST
PVC Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Chair-3/
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2NJD/HQYW5IDV/FQI2NJDHQYW5IDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2NJD/HQYW5IDV/FQI2NJDHQYW5IDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/2NJD/HQYW5IDV/FQI2NJDHQYW5IDV.SMALL.jpg andsbernstein Ever thought "I need a charm now!' but only had a pile of PVC? If so then this is the instruct able for you! Materials 1in. PVC Pipe:    9x 18in.    6x 3.75in.    4x 4in.    2x 5.3in.    4x 14in.    4x 12in.    4x 7in. 1in. Bent PVC Pipe:    4x 20.12in.    8x 12.09in.    1x 19.08in.    1in. PVC...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:47:33 PST
Code Geass themed coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Code-Geass-themed-coat-rack/
Code Geass themed coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SMALL.jpg 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
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-cover-your-Ikea-Klobo-Sofa/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:54:58 PST
Wooden Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rug/
Wooden Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SMALL.jpg 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
Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Furniture-2-3-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/TUJK/HQQIJVBM/F90TUJKHQQIJVBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/TUJK/HQQIJVBM/F90TUJKHQQIJVBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/TUJK/HQQIJVBM/F90TUJKHQQIJVBM.SMALL.jpg themusicprofessorguy null null null null null
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:40:33 PST
Parking Meter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-Meter-Lamp/
Parking Meter Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SMALL.jpg mrandle This is an Instructable on how to convert an old parking meter into a stylish lamp. Difficulty may vary depending on what shape/ kind of parking meter you choose. I was lucky in the fact that the meters that I acquired had no mechanical insert so I did not need a key. If you get a meter with the key...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:37:37 PST
New Mattress Pillowtop http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Mattress-Pillowtop/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:45:58 PST
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
Couch Pong http://www.instructables.com/id/Couch-Pong/
Couch Pong - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/LMM1/HQJIZ31G/FEKLMM1HQJIZ31G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/LMM1/HQJIZ31G/FEKLMM1HQJIZ31G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/LMM1/HQJIZ31G/FEKLMM1HQJIZ31G.SMALL.jpg jdsachems19 The basic idea of this project was to work with a preexisting futon/small couch that my Grandfather had given me and turn it into more than just a couch. Living in a dorm room is naturally pretty cramped so when designing this project space was the biggest determining factor. The couch can be used a...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:49:14 PST
Artistic Crate Box/Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Artistic-Crate-BoxTable/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:53:43 PST
My mini dinner room http://www.instructables.com/id/My-mini-dinner-room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Z4LU/HQDLZ1DL/FCGZ4LUHQDLZ1DL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Z4LU/HQDLZ1DL/FCGZ4LUHQDLZ1DL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/Z4LU/HQDLZ1DL/FCGZ4LUHQDLZ1DL.SMALL.jpg ccorrea3 Saw the perfect room on a magazine and wanted to re created for my cousins ans their doll house! made entirely out of wood and little metal tubes for decoration. Enjoyed very much! had lots of help of the little ones easy to make just need wood and glue!
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 04:49:01 PST
pallet bed frame. http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-bed-frame/
pallet bed frame. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/231H/HQDURX4N/FSD231HHQDURX4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/231H/HQDURX4N/FSD231HHQDURX4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/231H/HQDURX4N/FSD231HHQDURX4N.SMALL.jpg dhilmes So I started with getting some pallets to see what that looked like. I wasn't impressed. but some advice try to get pallets that are alike or the fit together well I had to play Tetris with mine. I picked mine up at this recycling center in town. I then went to menards picked up 3-1x12x8s and 3-1x10...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:36:46 PST
"Treble Clef" Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Treble-Clef-Desk/
"Treble Clef" Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/ZB58/HQCI4GRZ/FBKZB58HQCI4GRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/ZB58/HQCI4GRZ/FBKZB58HQCI4GRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/ZB58/HQCI4GRZ/FBKZB58HQCI4GRZ.SMALL.jpg EnergyHandyman The tradition states that for your 5th wedding anniversary you should gift your spouse something made of wood. Since my wife gives me wood all the time, I decided to put together a little desk for her little home office in the guest room rather than buy something pre-built. Given the elegance and si...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:01:17 PST
Attractive Indoor Picnic Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Attractive-Indoor-Picnic-Bench/
Attractive Indoor Picnic Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/SD2G/HQCC1ZYX/FCDSD2GHQCC1ZYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/SD2G/HQCC1ZYX/FCDSD2GHQCC1ZYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/SD2G/HQCC1ZYX/FCDSD2GHQCC1ZYX.SMALL.jpg absolutely17 Shabby Chic is all the rage these days, and having a picnic table indoors is certainly that! The low cost of obtaining a picnic table, along with the countless creative ways to stain/paint the table, are the main advantages to utilising a picnic table as a dining table. We couldn't really afford a d...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 07:53:06 PST
Suspended Bedside Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Bedside-Table/
Suspended Bedside Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SMALL.jpg 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
garden fence inspired bed end http://www.instructables.com/id/garden-fence-inspired-bed-end/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/834Z/HQ731JQY/FXY834ZHQ731JQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/834Z/HQ731JQY/FXY834ZHQ731JQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/834Z/HQ731JQY/FXY834ZHQ731JQY.SMALL.jpg Grovkillen My fiance and I got this guest room that we bought at bed for. The problem though was the crazy price for bed ends... which by the way didn't do it aesthetically for us anyway. My fiance got this idea from a magazine she had read but the one in the magazine was just a regular garden fence (i.e. all ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 04:31:55 PST
Pallet Magic http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Magic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/FCK2/HQ6P0SLP/FGVFCK2HQ6P0SLP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/FCK2/HQ6P0SLP/FGVFCK2HQ6P0SLP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/FCK2/HQ6P0SLP/FGVFCK2HQ6P0SLP.SMALL.jpg ashaffer5 My pallet DIY inspirato from instructables. I can't wait to get started on some of these rad ideas! null All the cool shit I should make with pallets. null null null null null null null
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 07:49:55 PST
ROBOT CLOCK - FIRST ATTEMPT http://www.instructables.com/id/ROBOT-CLOCK-FIRST-ATTEMPT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/TGNS/HQ54NL5Q/FFCTGNSHQ54NL5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/TGNS/HQ54NL5Q/FFCTGNSHQ54NL5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/TGNS/HQ54NL5Q/FFCTGNSHQ54NL5Q.SMALL.jpg wkiekens Hello all and welcome to a page which has yet to flourish. Our very first attempt at finding where open design fits in my life left me with my very first attempt at an object. A clock. (I know, cliché but we all have to start somewhere) The instructions and assembly are pretty much straight forwar...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:53:12 PST
challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/challenge/
challenge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IWVT/HQ440T3V/FOGIWVTHQ440T3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IWVT/HQ440T3V/FOGIWVTHQ440T3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IWVT/HQ440T3V/FOGIWVTHQ440T3V.SMALL.jpg wonzeflank developer qqch a partir de dechets le dechet trouvé par cedric dans les poubelles de son lieu de travail, il parlait régulièrement de cet objet. un monte charge susceptible de m´interresser. ce monte charge en question était inutilisable, ni commande, ni câblage, cet objet était inerte. é...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:48:39 PST
How to hang a hammock indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hang-a-hammock-indoors/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 11:05:16 PST
Office chair covers (cheap, easy, and no sew) http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-chair-backrest-cover-out-of-clothing-tops/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SMALL.jpg Sergeant Sarcasm Office chairs can be expensive, or they can be cheap. But unless they're upholstered in leather and/or vinyl, they'll be cloth and will easily attract stains. And regardless of material, it can wear out. When I bought a new office chair I wanted to find a way to cover it to protect it. The first lo...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:50:47 PST
Tractor Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Stools/
Tractor Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SMALL.jpg wholman For thousands of years, farmers walked behind their draft animals, subject to same exhaustion as the beasts themselves. Sometime in the 1850s, horse-drawn ploughs began to feature cast-iron seats molded to meld with the humblest part of a farmer's anatomy. Eventually, mechanized equipment and padded...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:38:56 PST
Simple Dog Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dog-Bench/
Simple Dog Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6ON2/HPTXET2D/FT46ON2HPTXET2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6ON2/HPTXET2D/FT46ON2HPTXET2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/6ON2/HPTXET2D/FT46ON2HPTXET2D.SMALL.jpg dackermans84 instead of paying tons of money for a nech that will be destroyed if the queen (my dog) doesn't like it, why not build a very strong but yet wonderful bench of you're own!! Size hello all. time for my second instructable.My girlfriend asked me to build a bench for our dog.the first thing to do is...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:44:12 PST
Laser cut personalized biz card holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-personalized-biz-card-holder/
Laser cut personalized biz card holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/IM8G/HPT92293/F6IIM8GHPT92293.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/IM8G/HPT92293/F6IIM8GHPT92293.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/IM8G/HPT92293/F6IIM8GHPT92293.SMALL.jpg AzzysDesignWorks I made these biz card holders for some co-workers down at Techshop Pittsburgh. The design is original, and some of the personalization are from my clipart library, and some are original as well. They have the company name (in this case, Architectural Sign Associates) and name in the foreground, and ...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 21:48:54 PST
Desk Key Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Key-Secret-Compartment/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:29:55 PST
A trapezoidal lamp (Christmas' gift for parents) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-trapezoidal-lamp-Christmas-gift-for-parents/
A trapezoidal lamp (Christmas' gift for parents) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/XKCD/HPL6CUU2/FRFXKCDHPL6CUU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/XKCD/HPL6CUU2/FRFXKCDHPL6CUU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/XKCD/HPL6CUU2/FRFXKCDHPL6CUU2.SMALL.jpg carloratm I used this one as an inspiration to make my DIY version. My version looks almost the same, but I did that for around... ok, I am not going to write how much did it cost, it is a present!!! The materials All you need is: 1. Very strong wood glue 2. A lightbulb holder 3. An electric wire with...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 07:48:01 PST