Instructables: exploring - workshop - flatpack http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:09:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make A Loom Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Loom-Bracelet/
How To Make A Loom Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RX7E/HXA9IYHI/FNHRX7EHXA9IYHI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RX7E/HXA9IYHI/FNHRX7EHXA9IYHI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/RX7E/HXA9IYHI/FNHRX7EHXA9IYHI.SMALL.jpg taivalmaa Please comment on what I should make next. I hope you can make your own loom bracelet now too Grab some loom bands and start off with a simple chain like shown in the picture above. Continue that pattern until you got something. Grab an S hook and connect both sides. Now you have a brace...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:20:55 PDT
elevated bed from 3 sheets of plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/elevated-bed-from-3-sheets-of-plywood/
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By: mikeasaurus

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:57:11 PDT
Mini Half-Lap Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Half-Lap-Rocket/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:32:34 PDT
AWESOME CARD http://www.instructables.com/id/AWESOME-CARD/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 10:38:41 PDT
Ikea Hack: Wedding Photo Booth From Canvas Wardrobes http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Photo-Booth-From-Canvas-Wardrobes/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:30:57 PDT
Batmobile Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Batmobile-Bed/
Batmobile Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/X87Y/HTAMJSCL/FWNX87YHTAMJSCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/X87Y/HTAMJSCL/FWNX87YHTAMJSCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/X87Y/HTAMJSCL/FWNX87YHTAMJSCL.SMALL.jpg tophattaylor_uk Some of you may have seen the the Batman Clock I made to go in a Batman themed bedroom, well now the bed is in, there is still a little work to do to pimp the bed but that will have to be another instructable. So the bed was relatively cheap and easy to build. It was designed to take and existing I...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 08:06:51 PDT
General Project Want to's http://www.instructables.com/id/General-Project-Want-tos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/VBEI/HTH6M1F8/F39VBEIHTH6M1F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/VBEI/HTH6M1F8/F39VBEIHTH6M1F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/VBEI/HTH6M1F8/F39VBEIHTH6M1F8.SMALL.jpg Jense822 null null null null null null null null null null
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 06:42:44 PDT
Stool Sample http://www.instructables.com/id/Stool-Sample/
Stool Sample - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6914/HS9YBTFE/F1Q6914HS9YBTFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6914/HS9YBTFE/F1Q6914HS9YBTFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/6914/HS9YBTFE/F1Q6914HS9YBTFE.SMALL.jpg MoserLabs I'm working on a little project (for the portable workstation contest...) and needed to make a stool. Something small, able to break down easily and store flat. I've come across some of these designs online and decided to create my own. The concept is a pretty simple one - two slots from oppo...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 11:05:52 PST
Flat Pack Farm Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Farm-Stand/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:20:34 PST
Making the Letters "C" and "D" out of PVC! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Letters-C-and-D-out-of-PVC/
Making the Letters "C" and "D" out of PVC! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/1G0Q/HQQLN9DM/FEV1G0QHQQLN9DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/1G0Q/HQQLN9DM/FEV1G0QHQQLN9DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/1G0Q/HQQLN9DM/FEV1G0QHQQLN9DM.SMALL.jpg kaywhysee Hello and welcome to Kaywhysee's instructable on how to construct the letters "C" and "D" out of PVC! Now you may ask yourself, "When would I ever need PVC letters of 'C' and 'D' ?" Well I'll be totally honest, probably never, but who knows, because it might just save your life one day. Materials ...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:54:28 PST
The undercover basket for little things http://www.instructables.com/id/The-undercover-basket-for-little-things/
The undercover basket for little things - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/J63C/HPLO29XW/FCKJ63CHPLO29XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/J63C/HPLO29XW/FCKJ63CHPLO29XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/J63C/HPLO29XW/FCKJ63CHPLO29XW.SMALL.jpg the electrical engineer This instructable will tell you what to do if you are very bored.  The materials for the something are listed below. 1.  bicycle tubing or rubber 2.  string 3.  hole puncher Make hole punches in the sides of the tubing put the string through it. Make a square knot to secure the two ropes on...
By: the electrical engineer

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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:10:08 PST
laser cut easels http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-cut-easels/
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:29:50 PDT
laser cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-cutting-1-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/WNA5/HLPRO20G/FYCWNA5HLPRO20G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/WNA5/HLPRO20G/FYCWNA5HLPRO20G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/WNA5/HLPRO20G/FYCWNA5HLPRO20G.SMALL.jpg davidderbyshire null null null null null
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:45:22 PDT
Laser Cut Mold Intermediate Project - Scale Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Mold-Intermediate-Project-Scale-Table/
Laser Cut Mold Intermediate Project - Scale Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BVQS/HH2VK5FR/FOFBVQSHH2VK5FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BVQS/HH2VK5FR/FOFBVQSHH2VK5FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BVQS/HH2VK5FR/FOFBVQSHH2VK5FR.SMALL.jpg paxmodern This project builds on the skills learned in the Laser Cut Mold Simple Project. NOTE: This table is 1/4 scale. 1/4" = 1" Skills gained and reasons for doing the Intermediate Project: 1 - Next level of joint complexity 2 - Next level of casting complexity (working on getting out air bubbles/air poc...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:23:20 PDT
Laser Cut Mold Simple Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Mold-Simple-Project/
Laser Cut Mold Simple Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SEML/HH2VJZEJ/F8FSEMLHH2VJZEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SEML/HH2VJZEJ/F8FSEMLHH2VJZEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SEML/HH2VJZEJ/F8FSEMLHH2VJZEJ.SMALL.jpg paxmodern This project is an intro to the concept of laser cut mold making. It will allow you to do a small test project before tackling the Intermediate Laser Cut Mold Project. Skills gained and reasons for doing the Simple Project first: 1 - Test the etch settings on your particular lasercutter with PETG ...
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 09:31:30 PDT
Yurt from broken venetian blinds (wooden) http://www.instructables.com/id/Yurt-from-broken-venetian-blinds-wooden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/RODZ/HGHC8EAZ/F88RODZHGHC8EAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/RODZ/HGHC8EAZ/F88RODZHGHC8EAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/RODZ/HGHC8EAZ/F88RODZHGHC8EAZ.SMALL.jpg raphisready Using the blind cord to knot together a geodesic dome/yurt using some broken blinds. The built structure is lightweight and can be lifted by one person, which is great for moving  it into the sun. Alternatively you can use a cover and use it as a shelter or use a plastic cover to make a greenhouse....
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Fri, 3 May 2013 14:56:35 PDT
DIY Draisienne (hack of IKEA's frosta stool by Andreas Bhend and Samuel N. Bernier) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Draisienne-and-Sled-hack-of-IKEAs-frosta-sto/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/WBVZ/HE7CSIBS/F1OWBVZHE7CSIBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/WBVZ/HE7CSIBS/F1OWBVZHE7CSIBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/WBVZ/HE7CSIBS/F1OWBVZHE7CSIBS.SMALL.jpg le FabShop In november 2012, Core77 made an article on their blog about one of my projects, a collection of 3D printed lampshades made to repair IKEA lamps. At the end of the page, the writer (Ray) made a suggestion : "Where Andreas Bhend's recently-seen IKEA hacks included instructions à la the Swedish furni...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 06:06:23 PDT
USS Enterprise using 123D Make http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Enterprise-using-123D-Make/
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:08:58 PST
Round stools(type all rounds) http://www.instructables.com/id/Round-stoolstype-all-rounds/
Round stools(type all rounds) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/XBB3/HCV91EVS/F77XBB3HCV91EVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/XBB3/HCV91EVS/F77XBB3HCV91EVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/XBB3/HCV91EVS/F77XBB3HCV91EVS.SMALL.jpg hisashi_kun This is Round stool(type all rounds). for TenkaizuBudoukai TenkaizuBudokai facebook.com/TenkaizuBudokai f.Labo f-labo.tumblr.com Instructions THINGS TO PREPARE MDF 2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets Download and cut. step1 Please download from thingiverse. →http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:36160 s...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 08:55:42 PST
CNC Router Ski Storage Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Router-Ski-Storage-Stand/
CNC Router Ski Storage Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/SQI8/HBNXVC8W/FU7SQI8HBNXVC8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/SQI8/HBNXVC8W/FU7SQI8HBNXVC8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/SQI8/HBNXVC8W/FU7SQI8HBNXVC8W.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is a ski storage stand that can be built from a quarter sheet of plywood with just  a router with a 1/4 flat or downcut bit.   I used a CNC router  to cut mine.   This stand can be assembled and reassembled without any tools. I made it at TechShop www.techshop.ws Materials Materials: 1/4 s...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:46:00 PST
scalable polygonal and polyhedral geometric construction system http://www.instructables.com/id/scalable-polygonal-and-polyhedral-geometric-constr/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/JCY4/HAUNN3P4/FFFJCY4HAUNN3P4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/JCY4/HAUNN3P4/FFFJCY4HAUNN3P4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/JCY4/HAUNN3P4/FFFJCY4HAUNN3P4.SMALL.gif C60 Scalable 2D (polygonal) and 3D (polyhedral) construction system for use in the construction of various geometries i.e geodesic domes, space frames, trusses etc The system is comprised of - cylinders (hubs) - struts (rectangular section steel, aluminium, acrylic or other ) - jaws ( 4 x same shape -...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 01:33:03 PST
Flat-Pack X-Mas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-X-Mas-Tree/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 15:00:01 PST
123D Space Shuttle http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Space-Shuttle/
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Sun, 4 Nov 2012 12:28:14 PST
Charley Chair - how to design a laser cut chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Charley-Chair-how-to-design-a-laser-cut-chair/
Charley Chair - how to design a laser cut chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/DM1A/H7434MTM/FMDDM1AH7434MTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/DM1A/H7434MTM/FMDDM1AH7434MTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/DM1A/H7434MTM/FMDDM1AH7434MTM.SMALL.jpg hogthrob Ok so I make no bones I designed this specifically for the hurricane laser competition (technically I brought it forward in the long list of things I want to make including a boat, a tool bench/store and a camera lens warmer for time lapse) , but who would not want win a laser cutter, just think of ...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 14:19:53 PDT
Duo Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Duo-Chair/
Duo Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S608/H2WEJHJD/F2IS608H2WEJHJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S608/H2WEJHJD/F2IS608H2WEJHJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/S608/H2WEJHJD/F2IS608H2WEJHJD.SMALL.jpg BoredClerk Live in a small apartment (yet have access to a woodworking area)? Need additional seating on occasion but don't want to trip over a bunch of chairs all the time? Or do you simply like to make interesting things? Check out the Duo chair! I designed this chair to be cut out of a single sheet of 3/4" ...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 15:59:06 PDT
Plywood Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Floor-Lamp/
Plywood Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SMALL.jpg John Induna AD I have enjoyed this site and community for a long time and have wanted to contribute for almost as long. I have finally got something to post. Here is something I worked on last summer. ( well not really, it is a rendering I did last night ) Keep looking, you'll see. The challenge, make something ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:59:03 PDT
SIMPLE flatpack portable no-tools plywood table http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-flatpack-portable-no-tools-plywood-table/
SIMPLE flatpack portable no-tools plywood table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SMALL.jpg laurenmendoza I'm Lauren, and this is my first instructable. Hope you like it. This is a design for making a simple, lightweight, but sturdy interlocking table. The table top is 24 by 30 inches, and the height is 30 inches. All you need is: *(6) 24" x 18" sheets of 1/4" plywood (I used a good quality dense furni...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 15:18:18 PDT
Laser Cut Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Tea-Light-Candle-Holders/
Laser Cut Candle Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/YO30/H1YONHVD/F8KYO30H1YONHVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/YO30/H1YONHVD/F8KYO30H1YONHVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/YO30/H1YONHVD/F8KYO30H1YONHVD.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei Inspired by those awesome Moroccan cutout lanterns, I made a set of three laser cut candle holders, perfect for small votive candles or tea lights.  All the laser cutting for the project was done at TechShop SF.  3D Modeling I modeled the candle holders in AutoCAD by drawing two boxes and subtra...
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Tue, 15 May 2012 22:03:29 PDT
Flat Pack Scrap Wood iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Scrap-Wood-iPad-Stand/
Flat Pack Scrap Wood iPad Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZJC/H05NKLBK/F8ZCZJCH05NKLBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZJC/H05NKLBK/F8ZCZJCH05NKLBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/CZJC/H05NKLBK/F8ZCZJCH05NKLBK.SMALL.jpg TechShopClay The finished product (above) The need for a quick and dirty iPad stand popped up, so I took a couple pieces of scrap Plyboo and whooped something up. The TechShop in Menlo Park (www.TechShop.com)has a lot of tools, but this project only requires the SawStop tablesaw and the Jet bandsaw. Only abou...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 19:48:43 PDT
Making a cardboard head with a secret hiding spot http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-cardboard-head-with-a-secret-hiding-spot/
Making a cardboard head with a secret hiding spot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/OC01/GZUB3JVN/FXSOC01GZUB3JVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/OC01/GZUB3JVN/FXSOC01GZUB3JVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/OC01/GZUB3JVN/FXSOC01GZUB3JVN.SMALL.jpg carlbass We made a box in the shape of my son’s head.  We laser cut pieces of taskboard (corrugated cardboard works well, too) and laminated them together. The heads pivots on a dowel and is held in place by two magnets Taking the photographs We started by taking a series of photographs. We used software ...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 10:45:12 PDT
Simple knock down stool made from plywood (flat pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-knock-down-stool-made-from-plywood-flat-pa/
Simple knock down stool made from plywood (flat pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/EMLN/GZKG2SME/FD1EMLNGZKG2SME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/EMLN/GZKG2SME/FD1EMLNGZKG2SME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/EMLN/GZKG2SME/FD1EMLNGZKG2SME.SMALL.jpg canuckinjapan I was given a few 90 x 180 cm (3 x 6') sheets of slightly used plywood which I am in the process of repurposing. Since I have use for a couple of extra stools occasionally, I recently drew this slotted (flat pack) stool in Sketchup. I designed it so that two complete 48 cm tall stools will fit onto ...
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Fri, 9 Mar 2012 03:30:36 PST
Assembling the Hand Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/assembling-the-hand-bowl/
Assembling the Hand Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/E51J/GZACCUDL/FDIE51JGZACCUDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/E51J/GZACCUDL/FDIE51JGZACCUDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/E51J/GZACCUDL/FDIE51JGZACCUDL.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei So you bought a hand bowl from the instructables store but you don't know how to put it together?  Don't worry, this instructable will guide you through the process start to finish! numbering system First prepare the pieces for assembly by removing any paper backing.  The hand bowl has 14 vertica...
By: amandaghassaei

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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 18:28:08 PST
DIY Wunderkammer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wunderkammer/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:19:37 PST
Tetris Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-Bookshelf/
Tetris Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/P196/GYWSZ6ML/FVNP196GYWSZ6ML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/P196/GYWSZ6ML/FVNP196GYWSZ6ML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/P196/GYWSZ6ML/FVNP196GYWSZ6ML.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei In honor of the longstanding tetris rivalry between members of the instructables staff, I designed a set of tetris bookshelves for the instructables office using Autodesk AutoCAD and new preview version of Autodesk 123D Make.  These shelves are great because they can be rearranged and stacked anyway...
By: amandaghassaei

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Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:20:57 PST
Simple knock-down cardboard end table (flat pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-knock-down-cardboard-end-table-flatpack/
Simple knock-down cardboard end table (flat pack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/URK1/GYN8NXSN/FVFURK1GYN8NXSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/URK1/GYN8NXSN/FVFURK1GYN8NXSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/URK1/GYN8NXSN/FVFURK1GYN8NXSN.SMALL.jpg canuckinjapan This is a relatively easy to make, knock-down (flatpack) end table made from one cardboard box (it could also be made from multiple boxes or pieces as well). There are four pieces held together with slots, as well as simple mortise and tenon type holes. I am posting this as I could not find any oth...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 04:08:38 PST
Bear chair and table set for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-chair-and-table-set-for-kids/
Bear chair and table set for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SMALL.jpg canuckinjapan I made this bear chair and table set for my daughters a few years ago and they really enjoyed it. I used 3/4" thick lauan, a fairly light wood from the Philippines usually used for shelving and door frames etc. This was my first attempt at furniture not using any screws or nails. Only dowels and glu...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 05:03:46 PST
How to Slice Up a T-Rex in 123D Make http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Slice-Up-a-T-Rex-in-123D-Make/
How to Slice Up a T-Rex in 123D Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/4P7B/GXKA1GRW/F8C4P7BGXKA1GRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/4P7B/GXKA1GRW/F8C4P7BGXKA1GRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/4P7B/GXKA1GRW/F8C4P7BGXKA1GRW.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant Grrr... Arrrgh! In this tutorial, I'm going to guide you gently through the process of using Autodesk 123D Make to turn a 3D model of a dinosaur into a cardboard model kit. It's extremely simple to do, even if you have no prior experience of using 3D software. You will, however, require either a las...
By: PenfoldPlant

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Wed, 18 Jan 2012 17:49:01 PST
Cardboard Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Desk-Lamp/
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By: PenfoldPlant

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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 15:55:39 PST
Hand Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Bowl/
Hand Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LFEA/GXFXNFMM/F4DLFEAGXFXNFMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LFEA/GXFXNFMM/F4DLFEAGXFXNFMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LFEA/GXFXNFMM/F4DLFEAGXFXNFMM.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant Here's a small bowl I made from interlocking layers of birch plywood. I designed it using Poser, Blender and Autodesk 123D Make, then used a laser cutter to precisely cut all 40 of the pieces. The bowl stands at about a foot in height and, despite being very light, is sturdy and extremely well bala...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2012 12:47:32 PST
Small Knock Down Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Knock-Down-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BY57/GUVU8OQD/F02BY57GUVU8OQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BY57/GUVU8OQD/F02BY57GUVU8OQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BY57/GUVU8OQD/F02BY57GUVU8OQD.SMALL.jpg BevelUp I made this table from about $13 of materials/hardware at the home depot.  I guess I already had the glue.  
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 10:56:19 PST
Robotic claw business card http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-claw-business-card/
Robotic claw business card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MJE6/GRFNDVS0/F6MMJE6GRFNDVS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MJE6/GRFNDVS0/F6MMJE6GRFNDVS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MJE6/GRFNDVS0/F6MMJE6GRFNDVS0.SMALL.jpg PenfoldPlant Business cards are for business people. And nothing shows you mean business like a robotic claw. Here's how I made my latest business card, which doubles as a convenient gripping device for when you don't want to handle other people's dirty, less mechanical business cards. It's standard ...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 15:55:40 PDT
"Wave of Light"-Sustainable Flat Pack Chandelier shade design http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-of-Light-Sustainable-Flat-Pack-Chandelier-s/
"Wave of Light"-Sustainable Flat Pack Chandelier shade design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PSOU/GNBEUTX9/F7IPSOUGNBEUTX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PSOU/GNBEUTX9/F7IPSOUGNBEUTX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/PSOU/GNBEUTX9/F7IPSOUGNBEUTX9.SMALL.jpg pmcelveen A Simple four step process in creating a sustainable chandelier form.  Packaging is made from recycled brown paper and instead of ink additions for instructions, all text and images have been burned into the packaging.  Reclaimed rope made of natural fibers of sisel help to hang the product and add...
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Sun, 8 May 2011 03:25:04 PDT
Laser Cut Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Table/
Laser Cut Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/I8XZ/GITI750Q/FZXI8XZGITI750Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/I8XZ/GITI750Q/FZXI8XZGITI750Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/I8XZ/GITI750Q/FZXI8XZGITI750Q.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 A flat packable side table for the temporarily furniture-less nomad. Laser cut furniture! Design If not obvious, the intent is to make this table appear to look like the cutaway of an unguided bomb. The table is made from three pieces - the base (2 parts) and a top. I left some holes in the c...
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Thu, 13 Jan 2011 07:57:40 PST
Flat pack for storage Plywood Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-pack-for-storage-Plywood-Picnic-Table/
Flat pack for storage Plywood Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 These picnic tables are each made from a single sheet of plywood, take about 30 minutes to mark out, and about 1 hour to cut out. The sanding and painting is down to the individual, so I'll not quote any times for these two processes, but I have finished mine with a combination of wood preserver o...
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Wed, 24 Nov 2010 04:39:34 PST
How To Put Together a Flat Pack Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Put-Together-a-Flat-Pack-Kitchen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/I7Y1/G6MPCSYZ/FJOI7Y1G6MPCSYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/I7Y1/G6MPCSYZ/FJOI7Y1G6MPCSYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/I7Y1/G6MPCSYZ/FJOI7Y1G6MPCSYZ.SMALL.jpg storyteller The Nuts n Bolts of putting together those Flat Pack kitchens you buy from the store. How to  hints and tips on what to do and what not to do!
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Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:51:41 PDT
Flat-pack Chair Model (Using a Laser Cutter) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-pack-Chair-Model-Using-a-Laser-Cutter/
Flat-pack Chair Model (Using a Laser Cutter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/EK3A/G3CAMJZA/FV5EK3AG3CAMJZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/EK3A/G3CAMJZA/FV5EK3AG3CAMJZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/EK3A/G3CAMJZA/FV5EK3AG3CAMJZA.SMALL.jpg j.mal Normal.dotm 0 0 1 37 216 Parsons the New School for Design 1 1 265 12.256 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:ye...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2009 15:49:05 PST
8x4=2 (2 Tables from 1 sheet of plywood) http://www.instructables.com/id/8x42-2-Tables-from-1-sheet-of-plywood/
8x4=2 (2 Tables from 1 sheet of plywood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/87FL/FDWI2KFJ/FOS87FLFDWI2KFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/87FL/FDWI2KFJ/FOS87FLFDWI2KFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/87FL/FDWI2KFJ/FOS87FLFDWI2KFJ.SMALL.jpg barnabygunning Use a simple template to create 2 tables from a single sheet of 24mm ply or 1 table from a single sheet of 12mm ply. We use an early version of this table as work benches in our studio. We had them laser cut out of oriented strand board, sometimes known as stirling board. In retrospect we realise...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2008 06:47:15 PDT
Pack Flat Plywood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Pack-Flat-Plywood-Desk/
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Mon, 24 Dec 2007 17:27:39 PST