Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:52:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Full Size Platform bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Size-Platform-bed/
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/RUAX/I8ZQXRNW/F61RUAXI8ZQXRNW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/RUAX/I8ZQXRNW/F61RUAXI8ZQXRNW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/RUAX/I8ZQXRNW/F61RUAXI8ZQXRNW.SMALL.jpg mishra.rajneesh So after watching hours of videos and reading tutorials I decided to build a full size bed for my daughter. I must say it was quiet a learning process as I was doing it for the first time and wasn't sure on the type of tools needed for this project. Here is what I bought from HomeDepot :Deck Screws ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:53:25 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Divisadero Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Divisadero-Chair/
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
Plastic Army Men Fruit Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Army-Men-Fruit-Bowl/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:48:43 PDT
Mosaic Table (Made from upcycled materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-Table-Made-from-upcycled-materials/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:36:27 PDT
Reclaimed wood bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-wood-bench/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:15:02 PDT
Dog Kennel End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Kennel-End-Table/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:00:45 PDT
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-To-Outside-Lawn-Chair/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:04:46 PDT
Bamboo chair mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-chair-mat/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:41:35 PDT
Turn a Cable Spool into a Side Table / Dog&Cat Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Cable-Spool-into-a-Side-Table-Dog-Bed/
Turn a Cable Spool into a Side Table / Dog&Cat Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D9DM/I85QQY6T/FMQD9DMI85QQY6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D9DM/I85QQY6T/FMQD9DMI85QQY6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D9DM/I85QQY6T/FMQD9DMI85QQY6T.SMALL.jpg sanni104 This is my first intructable, so please bear with me and I welcome any suggestions you may have to make this better.I saw this spool on a construction site and knew right away that I wanted it for something! That's how it usually starts... It sat in our garage for almost a year, since I didn't have ...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 15:17:08 PDT
Adjustable Notebook Riser / Laptop or Tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Notebook-Riser-Laptop-or-Tablet-stand/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 09:01:36 PDT
Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Chair/
Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/07KX/I84BHS1E/FKF07KXI84BHS1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/07KX/I84BHS1E/FKF07KXI84BHS1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/07KX/I84BHS1E/FKF07KXI84BHS1E.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Sitting on the lawn is a great way to get outside, catch some sun, and say 'hi' to the neighbors. I recently moved into an apartment that doesn't have a lawn and I really miss sitting outside and reading. I built the lawn chair so that I could enjoy my favorite parts about my old lawn inside or on t...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:39:26 PDT
How to Build a Bed. A Mydal Bed Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Bed-A-Mydal-Bed-Upgrade/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 03:43:18 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Edison Lamp in 3 Hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Lamp-in-3-Hours/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:14:51 PDT
Zelda Pixel Art Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Pixel-Art-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:54:21 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Desk/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:25:52 PDT
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-mailboxes-for-apartment-building/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:31:30 PDT
Concrete Light Bulb Coat Rack W/ Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Light-Bulb-Coat-Rack-W-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:15:56 PDT
Galvanized Pipe Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Galvanized-Pipe-Bed/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:08:29 PDT
upcycling furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycling-furniture/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Coffee Table Made From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Made-From-Pallets-1/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:39:57 PDT
Butcher block countertop table (IKEA hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Butcher-block-countertop-table-IKEA-hack/
Butcher block countertop table (IKEA hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/MDR2/I7CCDAOO/FWIMDR2I7CCDAOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/MDR2/I7CCDAOO/FWIMDR2I7CCDAOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/MDR2/I7CCDAOO/FWIMDR2I7CCDAOO.SMALL.jpg anapsix Make a beautiful butcher block table with IKEA hardwood countertop and IKEA desk frame. A trip to IKEA Visit your local IKEA store's kitchen section and select your favorite hardwood countertop. Most IKEA countertops come in two sizes: 6 feet (74") and 9 feet (98"). Naturally, you can use a longe...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:56:23 PDT
Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
Heirloom Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee This project is going to be fairly detailed on a number of fronts. The Design The Build Engraving Letters The FinishHope you are able to get something out of this and I'd love to see what you build.Let's begin. The Design For this project, the client wanted a chest that can hold memories and be p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
DIY small furniture!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-small-furniture/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 17:24:39 PDT
Space saving loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-saving-loft-bed/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:27:25 PDT
Double Desker http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Desker/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:05:19 PDT
Computer Desk ( That Thinks Its A Piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Desk-That-Thinks-Its-A-Piano/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:53:32 PDT
Nearly free Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/Nearly-Free-Kitchen-Island/
Nearly free Kitchen Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/L3CA/I760PB2O/FOHL3CAI760PB2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/L3CA/I760PB2O/FOHL3CAI760PB2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/L3CA/I760PB2O/FOHL3CAI760PB2O.SMALL.jpg lowpro My kitchen needed more counter space and it has a large square floor in the middle, just the right size for an island. I spend a lot of time on craigslist looking at what people give away. I'm surprised on a daily basis how often people give away very nice furniture. I also see potential in a lot of...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:52:57 PDT
Tire To Round Sofa Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Round-Sofa-Chair/
Tire To Round Sofa Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7JS0/I6RSJCEX/F7V7JS0I6RSJCEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7JS0/I6RSJCEX/F7V7JS0I6RSJCEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/7JS0/I6RSJCEX/F7V7JS0I6RSJCEX.SMALL.jpg shazni You've all seen tires transformed to ottomans, tables and stool. Well have you seen it transformed into a round sofa?? If not, YOU are about to see it now :-)."Guerilla design is all about taking existing objects and hacking/modding/refinishing them into something fresh and new" - well I rolled up m...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:21:17 PST
Salvage carboard pipe shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-carboard-pipe-shelf/
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SMALL.jpg briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-... )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
Wine Barrel Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Fire-Pit/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:50:27 PST
Cup cake chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-cake-chair/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:39:53 PST
Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-1/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:07:55 PST
Kitchen Storage Cabinet Makeover!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Storage-Cabinet-Makeover/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:13:08 PST
Making the O Bench/table http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-O-Benchtable/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:44 PST
One Board Minimalist Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Board-Minimalist-Chair/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:04:09 PST
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SMALL.jpg Denver Designer If you are anything like me you are probably short on space with no shortage of ideas for projects you would like to work on. Whether you are still in school (any school will do, middle school, high school, or university) or out in the working world there never seems to be enough space to fit all of...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
Add on PC stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-on-PC-stand/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:30:50 PST
Accent Table (Built Entirely From Balusters) http://www.instructables.com/id/Accent-Table-Made-From-For-Balusters/
Accent Table (Built Entirely From Balusters) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LQ4I/I63F1V09/FWQLQ4II63F1V09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LQ4I/I63F1V09/FWQLQ4II63F1V09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/LQ4I/I63F1V09/FWQLQ4II63F1V09.SMALL.jpg krisprince I've been a fan of Instructables for awhile now, but I finally took the time to create my own piece of furniture and I'm very pleased with how it turned out. This is loosely based off of this coffee table from Homemade-Modern but I didn't want to mess with the concrete, so I created what I call a "m...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:13:53 PST
DIY Outdoor Storage Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Outdoor-Storage-Bench/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:30:12 PST
Lean Pipe Computer Desks http://www.instructables.com/id/Lean-Pipe-Computer-Desks/
Lean Pipe Computer Desks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LHOC/I5WCVE8R/FX8LHOCI5WCVE8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LHOC/I5WCVE8R/FX8LHOCI5WCVE8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/LHOC/I5WCVE8R/FX8LHOCI5WCVE8R.SMALL.jpg fitzkits If you want to put together a desk that fits all your monitors or other tech supplies, "lean pipe" is a great way to do it! Lean pipe was designed for factories to be able to make their workbenches and rearrange them however they want, on the fly. It's like building with plumbing pipe, only you don'...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 20:31:39 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Minimalist Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Bunk-Bed/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:12:18 PST
DIY balance board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-balance-board-2/
DIY balance board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/56VH/I5TI1OQ4/FEE56VHI5TI1OQ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/56VH/I5TI1OQ4/FEE56VHI5TI1OQ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/56VH/I5TI1OQ4/FEE56VHI5TI1OQ4.SMALL.jpg pescabicicleta I've been using a stand up desk for several years. It's done wonders for my lower back, which was in rough shape after endless hours of sitting during grad school. Still, I find a few aches and pains from standing stock still (knees locked) all day. After a bit of digging online, I found several art...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 18:39:36 PST
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Strong-Green-Egg-Table/
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SMALL.jpg jessemckee Technically, the main image shows that we didn't actually use a Green Egg, but another brand like it. But all ceramic grills like this will probably be called a Green Egg no matter what, just like we'll always call all tissue paper Kleenex.The main structure of this piece can also be used for so muc...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 PST
Simple pallet coffee/TV table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-pallet-coffeeTV-table/
Simple pallet coffee/TV table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1DB0/I5J59DUR/F651DB0I5J59DUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1DB0/I5J59DUR/F651DB0I5J59DUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/1DB0/I5J59DUR/F651DB0I5J59DUR.SMALL.jpg apalfrey This guide will take you through how to make a simple coffee/TV table.To do this, you will need the following:x1 decent wooden pallet with an even number of planksA circular saw or jigsawA vibration sander or sandpaper and a sanding blockA hammerA chiselA crowbarA screwdriver (cross or flat head dep...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:03:43 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
3-in1 table http://www.instructables.com/id/3-in1-table/
3-in1 table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RX0M/I5BS95YL/F7URX0MI5BS95YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RX0M/I5BS95YL/F7URX0MI5BS95YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/RX0M/I5BS95YL/F7URX0MI5BS95YL.SMALL.jpg dezine 3-in-1 table that is a TV tray, a laptop stand, or a coffee table Made from 16mm marine plywood this 3-in-1 table is quick and easy to make if you have all your boards cut to size and assemble using a biscuit joiner. You have the option to set the stand upright for tea indoors or outdoors, ...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:22:20 PST