Instructables: exploring - workshop - bookshelves - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:27:06 PST BLOX v1.01 A Cabin in the woods...a work in progress........ http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Cabin-in-the-woodsa-work-in-progress/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:32:50 PST
Lighted Pipe-supported Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Pipe-supported-Shelves/
Lighted Pipe-supported Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/G0LX/I0NOFJN3/FC9G0LXI0NOFJN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/G0LX/I0NOFJN3/FC9G0LXI0NOFJN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/G0LX/I0NOFJN3/FC9G0LXI0NOFJN3.SMALL.jpg walter.warren1 In updating from some Walmart style particle board and veneer type shelving units to something more durable and interesting, I decided on the industrial design appearance of shelves made using steel pipe and fittings as the supports. The internet is crowded with photos of this style, but I wanted m...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:33:19 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Bookcase Secret Entrance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Secret-Entrance/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 18:11:57 PDT
Secret DVD/Bookcase Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-DVDBookcase-Door/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:23:47 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Hanging-Shelf-System/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 PDT
Invisible 'floating' bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-floating-bookshelf/
Invisible 'floating' bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SMALL.jpg tobychan After seeing some of the cool invisible bookshelves that people had put on here, I finally got round to doing my own. Here are the results! First of all, in a room where space is already at a premium, the logical step is to build up rather than out and make use of space that is otherwise wasted....
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 04:58:19 PDT
Hidden bookcase door with magnetic lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-bookcase-door-with-magnetic-lock/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:28:44 PST
Under Stairs Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Shelves/
Under Stairs Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD I am entering this Instructable into the Organization Contest.  Please vote.  If not for this Instructable, then another entry.  Thanks Wasted Space Somewhere in your house, shed, barn, garage, or whatever, you may have wasted space under your stairs!  Spiders are the only occupants taking advant...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:57:23 PST
The Floating Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Floating-Shelves/
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:27:14 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-size-Grand-Piano-Bookshelf/
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SMALL.jpg jointerjon Have you ever wanted to get that music lover in your house a gift they will remember without paying between $15,000 to $150,000 for a concert grand piano? Well here is your chance! I wanted to build a bookshelf that would sit snuggly on a desk and look nice enough that you would not get tired of sta...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
workshop secret door http://www.instructables.com/id/workshop-secret-door/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:17:49 PST
Invisible wall-mounted bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-wall-mounted-bookshelf/
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:50:50 PST
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-shelf-unit-made-from-leftover-pieces-of-wood/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:49:13 PDT
Three-Plate Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Plate-Shelves/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:12:58 PDT
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Table-Top-Book-Rack/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:31:15 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Storage-Shelves/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
Make a "Book" Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Book-shelf/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 08:27:54 PDT
Tetris shaped board game closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-shaped-board-game-closet/
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:39:42 PDT
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-vintage-barnboard-railroad-spike-coak-ra/
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SMALL.gif damianzuch I saw one of these that someone had made and really liked the idea, so I decided to try it myself (and I added about six more feet to the length). There's all sorts of safety hazards with this Instructable so please be careful if you decide to make one. Also, I'm pretty sure you're not allowed to wa...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:25:42 PDT
Building a Piano Bookcase for free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Piano-Bookcase-for-free/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:52:55 PDT
Build a bookshelf from an old server rack and scrap lumber. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-bookshelf-from-an-old-server-rack-and-scra/
Build a bookshelf from an old server rack and scrap lumber. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SMALL.jpg GeekTinker Arch Reactor, the local Hackerspace in St. Louis, Missouri needed a better bookshelf than the one we were using.  It needed to be sturdy enough to hold books and large enough to hold all of our books, magazines, and games.   (This bookshelf is very sturdy and isn't going anywhere soon, so Please vo...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 06:53:00 PDT
Ladder Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 21:25:20 PST
Modular bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-bookshelf-1/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 08:41:17 PST
Stylish and easy to make bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-and-easy-to-make-bookshelf/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2009 06:49:57 PST
Bookshelf (Design by Strooom) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-Design-by-Strooom/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 05:18:00 PST
Adjustable bookshelf for angled walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-bookshelf-for-angled-walls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SMALL.jpg simonvp Since angled walls/roofs are hard to make shelving systems for, I have made a bookshelf to utilize this mostly lost space. You can adjust the bookshelf to every angle, by adapting the bolts en setting the angle right.  If you want to, you can also put it on a regular wall, wherever you want, or on a...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 12:21:37 PST
How To: Build A Custom Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Custom-Bookcase/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 10:17:36 PST
Circular Cardboard Shadowbox (Hot-glue method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Cardboard-Shadowbox-1/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 02:25:16 PST
How to make a bookshelf mountain! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bookshelf-mountain/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
Corner Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Shelves/
Corner Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SMALL.jpg noahw These shelves are custom designed to be mounted in the corner of a room and hang on two adjacent walls.  The shelves are medium duty, as they are supported by minimal amounts of blind hardware in order to give the appearance of being truly floating cantilevered shelves. The shelves are made of mapl...
By: noahw

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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
Modular Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Bookshelf/
Modular Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SMALL.jpg williewolf This modular bookcase was designed and constructed by Jens Sehm of As You Like it Fine Furniture and Custom Woodwork in Ashland, Oregon. Jen’s gave me permission to document the construction process. This project is made from solid cherry hardwood.  It is comprised of three individual units that ca...
By: williewolf

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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:17:59 PDT
Zero Point Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Point-Shelf/
Zero Point Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XXJF/FCZERCH0/F3AXXJFFCZERCH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XXJF/FCZERCH0/F3AXXJFFCZERCH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/XXJF/FCZERCH0/F3AXXJFFCZERCH0.SMALL.jpg mada If putting holes in the wall was a game this shelf wouldn't net you any points. The image below is a very rough SketchUp concept drawing of a shelf I built. The concept of "clamping" shelving between the ceiling and floor isn't original to me, in fact I've see several variations of the idea; this is...
By: mada

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Sat, 23 Feb 2008 02:50:20 PST
Modern Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bookshelf/
Modern Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SMALL.jpg A.J.B. I was looking for a funky but sleek modern bookshelf to hold all of my girlfriend's trinkets and curios, and found some that I liked, but unfortunately, they were all WAY overpriced, and most were made of MDF and/or other junk. I refuse to pay hundreds of dollars for particleboard furniture, no matt...
By: A.J.B.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:43:22 PDT
Secret Book Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Book-Hole/
Secret Book Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SMALL.jpg guythebuilder Materials: Thick Book Glue Aluminum Foil Exacto Knife Finding the Right Book Your book Should be Between 1 and 2 inches with a hard cover. Preparation for Glueing Take a piece of Aluminum foil and place about 15 pages in from the cover. Then fold ends over the cover. Repeat process for the ba...
By: guythebuilder

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Mon, 28 May 2012 14:53:15 PDT
Rocket Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Bookshelf/
Rocket Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu An easy way to make a cool Rocket bookshelf using 123D Make and TechShop!. This tutorial only covers the creation of the file, not the actual how to cut out the Rocket. If you have access to a shopbot it couldnt be an easier task. Click here to find a ShopBot near you. 123d Make 123d Make is a fr...
By: JesseHarringtonAu

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Thu, 10 May 2012 18:34:29 PDT
How to Build a Workbench/Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-WorkbenchStorage-Shelf/
How to Build a Workbench/Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/5REW/JPKEQHO9Z08/FCR5REWJPKEQHO9Z08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/5REW/JPKEQHO9Z08/FCR5REWJPKEQHO9Z08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/5REW/JPKEQHO9Z08/FCR5REWJPKEQHO9Z08.SMALL.jpg simplifiedbuilding We have been busy brainstorming ideas of how people can use Kee Klamp fittings to build a whole bunch of cool things for their homes. Tricia has started to come up with a whole line of items that can be used in the basement/garage. She has also been thinking about a whole bunch of kitchen ideas.. ...
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Fri, 11 Aug 2006 20:54:05 PDT
Ten Green Modular Shelving: shelving and tables using glass bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Ten-Green---modular-shelving/
Ten Green Modular Shelving: shelving and tables using glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/HOBU/0GKES84ILB8/FQFHOBU0GKES84ILB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/HOBU/0GKES84ILB8/FQFHOBU0GKES84ILB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/HOBU/0GKES84ILB8/FQFHOBU0GKES84ILB8.SMALL.jpg royshearer Ten Green is a modular shelving system, constructed simply from local recyclates. This prototype was built with the Coach House Trust in Glasgow, using bottles from their recycling centre, and wood from the maintenance of their own sites. You can use any found timber, and adapt the dimensions to su...
By: royshearer

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Mon, 18 Sep 2006 11:49:49 PDT
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Moving-Book-Shelves/
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SMALL.jpg kickice82003 A dynamic moving / adjustable set of shelves that can be repositioned at will and respond to differences in weight, or the amount of books held on each shelf.  While this project is specific to my house, it can easily be adapted to meet the specific conditions of your house or apartment, provided y...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:55:16 PST
The Mysterious Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mysterious-Bookcase/
The Mysterious Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SMALL.jpg Stryker All my brother wanted for Christmas was a secret door. Since every self respecting man should have one.  I began by taking some measurements, doing some internet research and this is what I came up with.  The hard part was that he lives an hour away from me. So I had to build a mock door frame, tran...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:08:48 PST
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Pipe-Bookshelf-and-Shoe-Rack/
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/RNC3/GXSSLJX6/F07RNC3GXSSLJX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/RNC3/GXSSLJX6/F07RNC3GXSSLJX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/RNC3/GXSSLJX6/F07RNC3GXSSLJX6.SMALL.jpg Carleyy This industrial pipe shelf is the perfect project for any handy -- or non handy -- person looking to update their room.  The shelf is quick and easy to install and its hard industrial yet shabby chic look makes it a great addition to any room.  All of the pipes have threaded ends which makes it real...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:10:57 PST
How to Make Suspended Shelves with Steel Cable and Turnbuckles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Suspended-Shelves-with-Steel-Cable-and/
How to Make Suspended Shelves with Steel Cable and Turnbuckles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SMALL.jpg timpaslay I had the idea for these shelves rolling around in my head for a while.  My wife asked me to build some storage in our living room and I told her about my idea.  She wasn't jazzed about it, because she said she was having a tough time envisioning it.   I told her to trust me and built them anyway.  ...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:07:28 PST
How To Make An Invisible Bookshelf (Without Ruining A Book!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Invisible-Bookahelf-Without-Ruinin/
How To Make An Invisible Bookshelf (Without Ruining A Book!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/J8KZ/GX3LRDTX/F5FJ8KZGX3LRDTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/J8KZ/GX3LRDTX/F5FJ8KZGX3LRDTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/J8KZ/GX3LRDTX/F5FJ8KZGX3LRDTX.SMALL.jpg CaitlynLAG Okay, this has been what I have been occupying my time with the past day (Well, more like the past hour) But I made a tutorial on how to make an invisible bookshelf, without ruining a book (because I love my books dearly). So first, I suppose you need supplies. You need a metal wall brace (The ...
By: CaitlynLAG

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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:01:18 PST
Suitcase Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-Shelves/
Suitcase Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLHX/GUK4LOT8/F0ULLHXGUK4LOT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLHX/GUK4LOT8/F0ULLHXGUK4LOT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLHX/GUK4LOT8/F0ULLHXGUK4LOT8.SMALL.jpg knife141 My wife had been after me for some time to put the suitcases upstairs, so I finally got the hint... Actually, she got this idea from a magazine -- cutting up some old suitcases and making shelves out of them. We began accumulating a few old suitcases (and a train case and an old wood tool case) and...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 05:13:32 PDT
Cantilever Glass Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Cantilever-Glass-Shelving/
Cantilever Glass Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/G4H1/GOPIMAP2/F7LG4H1GOPIMAP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/G4H1/GOPIMAP2/F7LG4H1GOPIMAP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/G4H1/GOPIMAP2/F7LG4H1GOPIMAP2.SMALL.jpg jwilliamsen I have a large number of resin and PVC kits that I wanted to display in my office.  They *were* displayed in a set of rather dark bookcases, but I didn't like that and decided to get them out into the light - and figured that glass shelves would be the way to go.  I wanted a simple design that was f...
By: jwilliamsen

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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 22:12:13 PDT
60-minute bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/60-minute-bookcase/
60-minute bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/AH65/K5SEP27T10P/FIDAH65K5SEP27T10P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/AH65/K5SEP27T10P/FIDAH65K5SEP27T10P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/AH65/K5SEP27T10P/FIDAH65K5SEP27T10P.SMALL.jpg innerbubba I had a brainfart this morning that transformed a $10 spare scrap of plywood into a really cool 5' tall, designery bookcase that some yuppie idiot would probably pay a few hundred for. Warning: this procedure involves extensive lame woodworking techniques such as glueing and stapling with nailguns....
By: innerbubba

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Mon, 9 Jan 2006 23:16:45 PST
The "Bookshelf" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bookshelf/
The "Bookshelf" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/53P7/GLWR14Q2/FZW53P7GLWR14Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/53P7/GLWR14Q2/FZW53P7GLWR14Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/53P7/GLWR14Q2/FZW53P7GLWR14Q2.SMALL.jpg buvra Let's make a real "Bookshelf" ! A bookcase is bound to be built on authors. Step 1: Materials 1- 1m² Foreks (that's a PVC based material) (10 mm and 5 mm) 2-  A Drill  3 - 1.5 meter LED and 12V adapter 4 - Soldering Iron and Solder 5 - A can of spray paint (Black or your choice) 6 - Some c...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 14:38:32 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/47L7/GF7B8LPM/FKA47L7GF7B8LPM.SMALL.jpg aeray Build an easy, portable 3' x 8' wooden bookshelf in about 20 minutes, with a minimum of tools and less than 1% waste, for about $60. The basic concept can be modified to create any size shelf system needed. For a similar bed see: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/ Fo...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
Build a Tetris DVD (or book) shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tetris-DVD-or-book-shelf/
Build a Tetris DVD (or book) shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ASM6/F23Z36QS/FN5ASM6F23Z36QS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ASM6/F23Z36QS/FN5ASM6F23Z36QS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ASM6/F23Z36QS/FN5ASM6F23Z36QS.SMALL.jpg odecom5 This instructable will involve creating a DVD/book shelf that is stackable in any number of configurations. You may recognize these pieces from something ;) This tutorial borrows the various pieces from Tetris and allows you to make a unique and classy DVD shelf that looks great and will fit into wh...
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Mon, 28 May 2007 21:45:30 PDT
How to Make and Install Hungarian Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hungarian-Shelves/
How to Make and Install Hungarian Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PDZJ/H6MEP27R0LZ/FNJPDZJH6MEP27R0LZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PDZJ/H6MEP27R0LZ/FNJPDZJH6MEP27R0LZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/PDZJ/H6MEP27R0LZ/FNJPDZJH6MEP27R0LZ.SMALL.jpg juliofo First time I saw these shelves was in Budapest, at a friends apartment. I was told they had been designed by a physicist. That's why I think they are safe. The ones in the photos have been up for more than a year now. The model 240 cm by 240 cm This is just one model. You can personalize the desi...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2005 09:39:49 PDT