Instructables: exploring - living - office - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:37:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 pallet wood business card holders http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-wood-business-card-holders/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 06:58:23 PDT
Make a Diamond Pin Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Diamond-Pin-Board/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:12:10 PDT
Desktop Organizer and Succulent Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Organizer-and-Succulent-Planter/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 15:00:45 PST
Give Those Old Desk Chairs New Life! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Those-Old-Desk-Chairs-New-Life/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:27:56 PDT
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
A4 Suspension Filing Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/A4-Suspension-Filing-Drawer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2009 21:12:16 PDT
Perfect Screw Alignment for Screw Mounted Equipment http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Screw-Alignment-for-Screw-Mounted-Equipmen/
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 17:46:34 PDT
Ergonomic Polystyrene Keyboard and Trackpad Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Ergonomic-Polystyrene-Keyboard-and-Trackpad-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/0QIJ/HD4VOOX0/F570QIJHD4VOOX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/0QIJ/HD4VOOX0/F570QIJHD4VOOX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/0QIJ/HD4VOOX0/F570QIJHD4VOOX0.SMALL.jpg ischommer Got RSI? Neck pain? This little project might help to correct your posture when using a keyboard. It allows you to place keyboard and trackpad on your lap instead of the desk, putting your wrists and back in a more natural position. And best of all: It just requires some screws, a craft knife and so...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 10:55:41 PST
Cute Eraser Charm Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Eraser-Charm-Jewelry/
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 10:48:00 PDT
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Car-Seat-Office-Chair/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:32:48 PDT
Reviving Dead MailMate Shredder http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-Dead-MailMate-Shredder/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:03:49 PST
How To Make a Desktop Dry Erase Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Desktop-Dry-Erase-Board/
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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 07:25:56 PDT
Jar Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Jar-Clock/
Jar Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/U2M3/G7DYZBHB/FAZU2M3G7DYZBHB.SMALL.jpg scooter76 Here is a fun and easy way to make an unusual clock for your desk, office or just around the house. This project took me about 30 minutes to make and cost less then $5. I'll admit, it is hard to read the time, but it;s a great conversation starter, and looks neat and different at the same time. I...
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Sun, 11 Apr 2010 13:45:30 PDT
Save $200 in 2 Minutes and have the World's Best Writing Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-200-in-2-Minutes-and-have-the-Worlds-Best-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SMALL.jpg noahw Hack together your very own Mont Blanc writing pen for only $15 in about 2 minutes! This video is entirely based upon the awesomely successful Instructable Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen.  Mont Blanc pens employ some mighty fine technology and are widely regarded as on...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:15:08 PST
Cheap Office or Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Office-or-Room-Divider/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 20:08:36 PST
Low Cost Lettersize Office Whiteboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Lettersize-Office-Whiteboard/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2008 08:36:42 PST
Make a safety pin from a paperclip! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-safety-pin-from-a-paperclip!/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2007 13:11:02 PST
Recycled Envelopes http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Envelopes/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2007 21:34:25 PDT
Bendy Fabric Postcard - Update: Success! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendy-Fabric-Postcard---Update%3a-Success!/
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Wed, 18 Oct 2006 12:14:59 PDT
Go (Nearly) Paperless In Your House http://www.instructables.com/id/Go-Nearly-Paperless-In-Your-House/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 04:41:25 PDT