Instructables: exploring - living - kitchen - diy Thu, 2 Jul 2015 23:58:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart
Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> cfreeman8 My sister is moving into a new apartment that lacked counter space but had room for a rolling cart. I decided to make her a housewarming present that didn't break the bank. Using salvaged materials from our neighborhood bulk pickup and scraps lying around the house, my father and I constructed this ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:52:46 PDT
Magnetic Knife Block
Magnetic Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabLeft This build was a request from a friend, he had seen something like it commercially available, but wanted a specific color and size.There are 1/2 neodymium magnets embedded a couple millimeters from the surface to stabilize the blades and keep them riding against the wood rather than the acrylic.The ...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:19:35 PDT
Customizable Cup
Customizable Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> Golddogs123 This instructable teaches how to customize your own insulated cup. It looks awesome and is fun to drink from. In this intractable we used cups that are similar to the Tervis brand. Supplies To make this instructable you will need:Tervis-like Cups - (cups consisting of 2 parts; inner and outer cup...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 07:50:23 PDT
Multi Functional Fridge Magnet
Multi Functional Fridge Magnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano What do you do with all those cool little cans that special candies and spices come in? If you ar like me you can't bear to part with them and you have plenty of traveling vitamin containers or button boxes. Make them into something useful for your home! A multi functional refrigerator magnet...hold...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:31:40 PDT
copper and wood trivets
copper and wood trivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink These copper pipe and wood trivets are super cheap, fast and beautiful! My favorite type of project. Don't you love it when you just have to glue things together and then you're done? Plus, who doesn't love trivets you'll gladly leave out to look at? Copper and wood is much more fancy than the grimy...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:33:36 PDT
DIY $1300 Anti-Griddle for Under $15
DIY $1300 Anti-Griddle for Under $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> mart33n33 An anti-griddle is an expensive kitchen appliance that flash freezes or semi-freezes foods placed on its chilled metal top part. It's part of the molecular gastronomy movement and used to create all sorts of elaborate dishes, often with a frozen outer, soft inner consistency. Please add other coo...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:02:17 PDT
Beeswax Board Butter
Beeswax Board Butter - More DIY How To Projects]]> dhpenner1 1oz Beeswax to 1/2 cup (250ml) Mineral Oil. Makes a nice, thick, food safe finish for cutting boards, wooden utensils or woodworking projects of any kind. It also works as a great hand salve and cure for minor skin irritations.
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:27:30 PDT
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 In this Instructable, you will learn how to steal some much needed kitchen storage, and not take up any more room in doing so.I live in a small apartment with an even smaller kitchen that is lacking in the storage department. So I needed a new cabinet, and since I do NOT have permission to put big h...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:12:15 PST
DIY Lazy Susan
DIY Lazy Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> mysterygirl995 I don't know about you, but, I live in a small house & the pantry is even smaller. So to save space a made a lazy susan to hold my spices. It is really easy & cheap to make. I put mine in my pantry but you could also put it on a table (it could even hold perfume on a vanity table or something) Be cr...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:37:13 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 PST
DIY Monogram Mugs
DIY Monogram Mugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> SabrenaD I have a family of friends who all love Coffee! Even the littlest of them at age 3. I love to find ways to give them personalized gifts, especially since they all have very unique names. So I made these mugs for them for Christmas. What I like best about them is the precision of the letterforms. Usi...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:25:50 PST
All That And A Can Of Paint! - Kitchen Makeover & More...
All That And A Can Of Paint! - Kitchen Makeover & More... - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vintiquities The before and after of our kitchen makeover that was started with a little bit of demo ( we removed the set of cabinets above the bar to create line of sight to the living area ) and one can of Olympic Icon Paint Plus Primer.The Before...Ugly mobile home striped wallpaper that makes you wish you co...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:28:11 PST
Dorm/Apartment Kitchen hacks!
Dorm/Apartment Kitchen hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobert610 Welcome!Do you live in a dorm or apartment with a kitchen? Do you find yourself jamming pots and pants further back into cabinets to save space? Do you never have enough space to prepare food on your counter? Well then this instructable is for you! I'm going to show you a couple space/time/money ...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:58:40 PDT
Project Yolk
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
Inside Door face lift
Inside Door face lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> bhunsaker change a your inside kitchen door from generic to stylish farm house style for under 40 bucks re-skining the door you will need liquid nail, nail gun, 4x8 1/4 wood panel I bought it for 14 bucks. two work tables really helps with assembly. cutting panels. since this door had beveled in lays...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:42:05 PDT
Cómo restaurar viejos cuchillos de cocinaón-de-viejos-cuchillos-de-cocina/
Cómo restaurar viejos cuchillos de cocina - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchglass Hay cinco pasos básicos para restaurar un viejo cuchillo: Encontrar un cuchillo que valga la pena restaurarQuitarle el óxido Restaurar la hojaRestaurar el mango Afilar Me gustan los cuchillos viejos, porque a menudo son de buena calidad, y son baratos. Se hicieron antes del tiempo en que el acer...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 18:52:40 PDT
Wall mounted wood knife rack
Wall mounted wood knife rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace When you have a small kitchen, storage space is at a premium. I wanted to free up some prime top drawer space occupied by my knives so my solution was to design and make a DIY wood knife rack that’s a hybrid between a knife block and magnetic knife strip. I built it in just 30 minutes for under $10 ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:39:37 PDT
How to Convert a Mini Wine Cooler into a Countertop Cheese Cave
How to Convert a Mini Wine Cooler into a Countertop Cheese Cave - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scottbus We are aspiring cheese makers, and after having fun with fresh cheeses of all sorts, we decided to try to make simple aged cheeses such as Jack and Farmhouse Cheddar. After one failed experiment, we realized that in order to make these cheeses well, we would have to have a proper environment for ag...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:59:12 PDT
Magnetic Spice Racks
Magnetic Spice Racks - More DIY How To Projects]]> SayMango Magnetic spice racks made out of cereal boxes. All you need to buy are the magnets... provided you have boxed cereal, tape, scissors, a ruler, and something to write with on hand! I found 1 inch round magnets at the craft store for $1.69 per six pack. Each rack used six magnets. Gather your mat...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 11:30:27 PST
Awesome DIY Cup Catni klau If you want to see it on a video.Look for me on YouTube!!I'm an official youtuber Look for "Catniklau" :3
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 00:48:57 PST
Geo Wood Trivet
Geo Wood Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell This trivet project combines two of my favorite trends: woodsy wood and geometry. Simple to make and good looking, this would make the perfect hostess gift! What You'll Need - 10 tree branch discs/slices approximately 1 3/4" diameter and 1/4" thick * I bought mine pre-cut at Flax art supply store...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:11:56 PST
DIY Projects: Start With Your Kitchen
DIY Projects: Start With Your Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> JaneClarke Undoubtedly the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home you love so much. Very often there are certain activities you have to leave specially trained professionals. However, if you're the type of person who loves a little bit of a change in their interior, here are some ideas you can ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 10:53:44 PST
The Seven-Step Spice Rack Project
The Seven-Step Spice Rack Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> JaneClarke Many people including me wish to improve their homes. If the project you wish to carry out is complicated and you lack the skills and equipment the easiest thing you can do is call a professional service company and get it over with. If your enterprise is an easy DIY project, you can use this idea t...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 07:43:46 PST
DIY colorful-wooden coasters
DIY colorful-wooden coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kion Designs You want to pimp your dining table a bit?You want to impress your friends?You want to do it yourself?Here you go with my idea of DIY colorful-wooden coasters! :D Get the stuff All you need:- pieces of plywood. I got these round ones from a handcrafting supply store.check out yours! Otherwise get ...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:15:06 PST
BASIC (OUTDOOR) TAP wout-r A very basic, adjustable and efficient (outdoor) tap.
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:57:08 PDT
Crochet Ring Coasters
Crochet Ring Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 As a daughter of an ex-upholsterer, I have upholstery stuff all over the house. Some are still in pretty big quantities, like curtain rings.  I believe that there are many things that can be done with rings, one of the things that came to my mind right away was coasters! My problem was: how can I ke...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:41 PDT
How to test a PTC relay / fix a fridge that cannot start / clicking fridge kerimil A PTC relay is a device that is used when the fridge compressor motor starts. A fridge with a faulty PTC relay cannot start or continuously clicks on and off unable to start. This instructable shows how to test a PTC relay to determine whether it is broken or not. If you test the relay and it is ind...
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:11:16 PDT
square wood trivet
square wood trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi If you wish a modern trivet, not much country style as my previous design, you can of course take the BrittLiv ingenious way (see her ible here) or make a square trivet following these instructions. material and design As usual I started from available material, and in this case I had a short wo...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 05:59:19 PDT
how to transform your old electric oven into a modern digital thermostat controlled one (aka: the meringues solution!)
how to transform your old electric oven into a modern digital thermostat controlled one (aka: the meringues solution!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi If you ever tried to cook meringues you knot that it's almost impossible if your oven can't keep a constant temperature over the time. Modern electric ovens have a digital integrated thermostat so to achieve that goal with no efforts, but if you like meringues and you have an old oven you could prob...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 10:32:59 PDT
super easy kitchen roll
super easy kitchen roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> clairezth kitchen roll comes a lot more easier to use, also it helps save the space^O^. hope you can try it out! what you need kitchen roll, a string, a core from a used up glad wrap place the string into the core null place the roll into the core secure the string secure string inside the dra...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 18:17:06 PDT
How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Latch
How to Replace a Dishwasher Door Latch - More DIY How To Projects]]> ralphmacchio Dishwashers are a modern convenience whose sudden absence is felt throughout the household. The time saved from this appliance must now be diverted to once again wash dishes by hand. One of the problems that can down a dishwasher is a broken door latch assembly. An improperly operating door latch wi...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 06:53:21 PDT
Refrigerated Hookah
Refrigerated Hookah - More DIY How To Projects]]> veryrealperson On a lark I decided to make a refrigerated hookah from scratch. Macgyver doesn't have anything on me. Though everything is airtight now and overall the build looks clean getting everything to work together was quite the trick. In hindsight instead of going and glass blowing a base I probably should...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:41:30 PDT
What to Expect When You're Expecting IKEA San Juan Carpentry You may have gathered from the title of this tutorial that it isn’t about my furniture. It’s quite the opposite, actually. Like I can’t think of furniture that is further away in every way imaginable than IKEA furniture. So why am I doing this tutorial? Because I just installed an Ikea kitchen in m...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 14:33:11 PDT
Cake carrier, for transporting cakes sailingthrough This is a simple little thing I knocked up in half an hour. My mother had to take some cakes to a bake sale, and needed some way to make sure they wouldn't move around in the car. Here's what I came up with, and it works a treat. The simpler, the better, right? Celebrations tubs are perfect for kee...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:35:32 PDT
DIY shelf above the stove = extra storage in a small kitchen
DIY shelf above the stove = extra storage in a small kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace When you have a small kitchen like I do, you need to use every inch of space that you have. I maximized the use of the space above my stove by adding a simple DIY shelf. It’s the perfect spot for extra large spice containers and cooking utensils: everything is within easy reach when cooking, it free...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 06:30:43 PST
Simple Sous Vide ITVirtuoso I have no idea why I waited so long to make a sous vide cooker.  My life has been changed and I've found salvation!  There's nothing terribly new about this implementation and its a simple rework of most of the other DIY soud vide machines around the internets.  The build is relatively easy and invo...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 06:20:18 PST
Keurig B40/B60/B70 automatic water filling system
Keurig B40/B60/B70 automatic water filling system - More DIY How To Projects]]> SyCoQc This is a simple project I did to avoid adding water into my machine each time I take a cup of coffee. It's a pretty simple system but it also requires basic plumbing knowledge and electrical / soldering skills :-). This DIY will work with B40/B60/B70 model or maybe other if you have enough place fo...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:14:55 PST
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w!
High Power LED Under Cabinet Lighting DIY - Great looking and BRIGHT @ only 23w! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajmckay First off, let me explain that "High Power LEDs" should probably read "High Intensity LEDs".  By my calculations this whole setup uses about 23w of electricity. Anyways, after getting new kitchen cabinets and getting a nice shiny granite counter top installed it was time to get some truly impressiv...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 22:13:43 PDT
Make a Kitchen Knife
Make a Kitchen Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam DeRose This tutorial demonstrates how to make a kitchen knife out of a piece of new 0-1 tool steel. In this post I make my first knife, and I do my best to document each step and provide you with the knowledge I had going into it, and also what I learned and how I would have done it differently. As I said...
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 21:54:48 PDT
How to make a simple fruit fly trap SmartPhoneCardTrick If you've ever had fruit flies due to fruit going bad, you know they're a nightmare to get rid of because they reproduce so quickly! This simple instructable will show you how to build a trap, with items you probably already have, to catch the fruit flies.
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:46:21 PDT
Cooking with Power Tools
Cooking with Power Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos When you think of power tools in the kitchen, you generally picture renovations and remodeling projects. However, they can also be quite useful in food preparation. But why would you ever want to use a cordless drill while cooking. Simply because it is fun.In this instructable I am going to shar...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:06:45 PDT
Corona Salt And Pepper Shakers
Corona Salt And Pepper Shakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine We recently went out to eat at a Mexican Food Restaurant, which is a treat for us because we don't go out to eat very often. My husband reached for the salt and pepper shakers and poured some over his food. He exclaimed!  " Now, these are some salt and pepper shakers!"  So I examined the lid and k...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:44:41 PDT
DIY Sous Vide Machines scoochmaroo There's no need to drop $500 on a home sous vide machine when you can make one yourself with easy to find parts! Check out these Instructables using everything from electric ovens to arduinos, and see how ingenious home chefs like yourself are hacking their way into the future of cooking.  Sous-...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 15:44:19 PDT
Box food dehydrator
Box food dehydrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> bmwonderly Inspired by the Food Jammers, these are plans for a food dehydrator based on the one they used to dehydrate a turkey.  Mine will mostly be used for fruits and jerky but you can literally dehydrate anything with it and if you have access to a junkyard and thrift stores you can find a lot of the major...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:00:49 PDT
Hacking Ikea Rationell toe kick drawers to fit more
Hacking Ikea Rationell toe kick drawers to fit more - More DIY How To Projects]]> tue In the standard setup from Ikea the Rationell toe kick drawers the height of the drawer front  is limited to 13.8 cm and the usable height inside the drawer is around 10 cm. Simply just too little to fit your pints of Guinness in an upright position. What to do when your plinth allows more? The alum...
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Sat, 14 Aug 2010 08:43:16 PDT
How to add a screw-on jar top to a bag
How to add a screw-on jar top to a bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> ghostis I was inspired by the Copco Bag Cap to see if I could recycle a plastic jar into a DIY screw-on top for a bag of dry food. "Ingredients" 1 bag of dry food. Thin non-resealable bags work best (think cereal bags). Note that I didn't have such a bag, so I used a small sugar bag. 1 plastic jar with ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 18:41:57 PDT
Hobo's Tomato Soup
Hobo's Tomato Soup - More DIY How To Projects]]> LoganMackey Ok so your a hobo in this modern day and age. Your hungry and you need to eat. Now you can beg for change or eat out of the trash or use your wits and get you a free cup of hot tomato soup.  Here's what you do. Step One: finding your ingredients Hot Water Cup Ketchup Sugar Crackers salt/pepper ...
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Tue, 23 Mar 2010 19:34:44 PDT
Super Easy (and Cheap!) Magnetic Spice Rack
Super Easy (and Cheap!) Magnetic Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> edsobo  Do you hate your spice rack?  Does it take up counter space and get inexcusably dusty?  Does it contain spices that you will never use? (Seriously, WTF is "savory" anyway?) Then go over to your window, throw it open, lean out and yell, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this any more!" Th...
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Sun, 21 Mar 2010 12:07:45 PDT
How to Make a Soap Holder out of a Bag of Onions
How to Make a Soap Holder out of a Bag of Onions - More DIY How To Projects]]> AwajiMan Find out how to turn a bag of onions into an environmentally friendly soap holder net.Greetings all. This is my first i'ble, so please bear with me through my first attempt. Also, any suggestions for improvement would be appreciated.This is not a very original project - the idea is actually pretty w...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 23:47:18 PDT
How to make a kitchen table
How to make a kitchen table - More DIY How To Projects]]> JRWATSON This table is a good project for someone who has no real power tools and limited hand tools. The only thing I used was a cheap cordless drill, a screw driver, tape measure, and some sand paper. It is a nice looking table when finished. Overview The table of this instructable is more of a counte...

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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 10:06:48 PDT