Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:52:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rustic Bed Frame - Queen Size http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Bed-Frame-Queen-Size/
Rustic Bed Frame - Queen Size - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/OMA5/I08LK2CY/F9POMA5I08LK2CY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/OMA5/I08LK2CY/F9POMA5I08LK2CY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/OMA5/I08LK2CY/F9POMA5I08LK2CY.SMALL.jpg pyroboyn64 It started about a year ago. My wife and I were looking at hand made furniture and fell in love with a bed frame made of cedar. It was sanded and "rustic" meaning log form. We wanted to get it but it cost $1,000. So I told my wife that I could make it. And so, six months later, I started the pr...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:53:12 PDT
Black Iron Pipe Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Iron-Pipe-Table/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:41:56 PDT
Generating elliptical boxes using a laser cutter and Inkscape http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-elliptical-boxes-using-a-laser-cutter-a/
Generating elliptical boxes using a laser cutter and Inkscape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/5LLU/I0C92JJY/FDV5LLUI0C92JJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/5LLU/I0C92JJY/FDV5LLUI0C92JJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/5LLU/I0C92JJY/FDV5LLUI0C92JJY.SMALL.jpg Basv This Instructable will teach you how to make elliptical boxes of different shapes and sizes like the ones pictured above. These boxes are easy to customize so you can add your own personal touch. Tools and materials A computer. Inkscape, a free and open source vector drawing application. ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:50:35 PDT
Tardis Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Tardis-Headboard/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:10:21 PDT
Coffee Table by: Wood Crow http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-by-Wood-Crow/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:12:11 PDT
Hamster Wheel Standing Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamster-Wheel-Standing-Desk/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:11:10 PDT
Garden Bench Refurb http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Bench-Refurb/
Garden Bench Refurb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/5O22/HZZ3I63A/FJQ5O22HZZ3I63A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/5O22/HZZ3I63A/FJQ5O22HZZ3I63A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/5O22/HZZ3I63A/FJQ5O22HZZ3I63A.SMALL.jpg ajohnson145 This project started when I was talking with my landlord about a bench he has at his other property. It was rusty and rotten but I could see the potential. He ended up letting me have it for free because it wasn't safe to use and a bit of an eye sore. I had to remove one side to get it into my car. ...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:38:05 PDT
Make your own wood patio furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-wood-patio-furnitrure/
Make your own wood patio furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/L3ZP/HZXYL95A/FOUL3ZPHZXYL95A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/L3ZP/HZXYL95A/FOUL3ZPHZXYL95A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/L3ZP/HZXYL95A/FOUL3ZPHZXYL95A.SMALL.jpg dezine A few months back I featured an article on making your own designer patio furniture. I did mention that this was my dream patio suite and that I would be making my own patio furniture when time allowed and I have now completed the sofa part of the suite.I had to make some modifications to the origin...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:56:51 PDT
Ladder Chair / Library Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Chair-Library-Chair/
Ladder Chair / Library Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SMALL.jpg shazni Originally designed by Benjamin Franklin, this chair has been referred as library chair, ladder chair, convertible chair, folding step chair. What ever the name, the purpose of the chair was the same. To convert a chair quickly into a step ladder. It is a fantastically useful furniture to have in an...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:55:24 PDT
Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Headboard-from-Cabinet-Doors/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:04:49 PDT
Wine Bottle Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Table/
Wine Bottle Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/5M2S/HZNYGLTX/FFU5M2SHZNYGLTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/5M2S/HZNYGLTX/FFU5M2SHZNYGLTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/5M2S/HZNYGLTX/FFU5M2SHZNYGLTX.SMALL.jpg fabiola.r.p.3 Hello guys! If you are the kind of people that tend to keep empty bottles here and there and don't know what to do with them after, we thought that this DIY idea would be nice for you since it's not that complicated and all you need is a wooden board of 48" x 32". Some things you'll need! You'll ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:48:04 PDT
BenchBox http://www.instructables.com/id/BenchBox/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:39:59 PDT
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawhorse-Desk-on-the-Cheap/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:06:04 PDT
Table-top Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-top-Mini-bar/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:39:09 PDT
Tip For How To Remove Dents From Wood With Just An Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Tip-For-How-To-Remove-Dents-From-Wood-With-Just-An/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:32:47 PDT
Wall mounted Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-Mini-bar/
Wall mounted Mini-bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/6HBT/HZI9BSSJ/FA96HBTHZI9BSSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/6HBT/HZI9BSSJ/FA96HBTHZI9BSSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/6HBT/HZI9BSSJ/FA96HBTHZI9BSSJ.SMALL.jpg msparker With my girlfriends birthday coming up i decided to fulfil one of her requests and build her a mini-bar. After a bit of searching for inspiration I came up with a rough design and went from there. In general this is a fairly simple project, relatively cheap and produces a really stylish bar that is ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:16:37 PDT
Adirondack Deck Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Deck-Chair/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:52:18 PDT
Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels-4-X-8/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:17 PDT
Boho Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Boho-Headboard/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:21:41 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Garden Fireplace with Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fireplace-with-Bench/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:04 PDT
Multi-purpose Entertainment unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-Entertainment-unit/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:29:48 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
Guest Book Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Guest-Book-Table/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:19:59 PDT
End Tables Made From Fencing Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Tables-Made-From-Fencing-Boards/
End Tables Made From Fencing Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/7D7A/HYZX4BDU/FIJ7D7AHYZX4BDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/7D7A/HYZX4BDU/FIJ7D7AHYZX4BDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/7D7A/HYZX4BDU/FIJ7D7AHYZX4BDU.SMALL.jpg Bike2work I LOVE this website and have been reading the projects here since around 2006. I thought it was about time I posted one of my own. Better late than never. This is my most recent project and involves building end tables to fit the small gaps on either side of my couch. I hope you enjoy.I used redw...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:25:48 PDT
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
Office Door Turned Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Door-Turned-Headboard/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:03 PDT
Beehive shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-shelves/
Beehive shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PHK8/HYPNXUIR/FM1PHK8HYPNXUIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PHK8/HYPNXUIR/FM1PHK8HYPNXUIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PHK8/HYPNXUIR/FM1PHK8HYPNXUIR.SMALL.jpg Andrew Cleveland This technique uses masking tape to "clamp" when glueing mitred joints. Its a very useful technique if you need to join anything with more than 4 sides where clamps won't work. Ratchet straps also work but are more expencive. I'd like to thank Starck Joinery cc in Salt River, Cape Town for teaching ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Lace-Up Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Up-Chair/
Lace-Up Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON If you want to use CAD software to design complex geometry, you don't have to have expensive CNC machines to make the finished product. With a local copy shop and a little patience, you can produce just about anything you can design in the computer. This instructable shows you how.The Lace-Up Chair ...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:56:58 PDT
Backyard Tiki Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Tiki-Bar/
Backyard Tiki Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell There's nothing like a tropical theme to properly set the tone for summer fun. So my co-worker Jonathan Odom and I set about to design a quick and easy-to-build backyard tiki bar that will be guaranteed to bring the Hawaiian party to any outdoor gathering. (Brainstorming session inspiration courtes...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Fire Pit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-Table/
Fire Pit Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SMALL.jpg dethanb I've never been happy with what's available for the general public out there for a backyard fire pit. They are either too expensive, or don't suit the needs for what I was wanting. My goal was to have something I could sit around with family and friends, enjoy the nice ambiance of a flame, and be a...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:05:05 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SMALL.jpg buck2217 My wife wanted some pool side chairs but the ones she saw were over $1000 each so I built my own (to be honest next time i'll stop being such a cheapskate and buy them!!)I had all the wood lying around so have estimated costs (in NZ$) for pounds divide by 2Materials2m 4x4 ($15)5m 4x2 ($20)2m 2x2 ($2...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
DIY || Seats, Benches, Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Seats-Benches-Chairs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/EATW/HY48EEP3/FYBEATWHY48EEP3.SMALL.jpg jbengochea A compilation of chair and bench DIY jobs I'd like to complete Tennis Ball Chair Scrap Table Rubber Hose Chair Full Metal Sofa ANICE stool Concrete Garden Bench Durable Hardwood Bench Reclined Pallet Wood Chair Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor Eno Hammock Stand ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:05:22 PDT
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SMALL.jpg Nesserz So last year when I had a bit of down time before moving from icy Calgary to sunny-ish San Francisco. I thought I would try my hand at 123D Make and use it to create a piece of furniture that required no hardware for assembly. I wanted to do this for my IKEA challenged friends who never seem to unde...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Mounts-for-Eames-Fiberglass-Chairs/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materials/
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/56AF/HXZ4RAJ9/F4856AFHXZ4RAJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/56AF/HXZ4RAJ9/F4856AFHXZ4RAJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/56AF/HXZ4RAJ9/F4856AFHXZ4RAJ9.SMALL.jpg goyo81 My kids and I had long wanted to play around with concrete and when we moved into our new house, I thought it was time for a concrete coffee table. I have to admit, when I made the table I didn’t have making an Instructable in mind, so my photos of making the base leave a little to the imagination....
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:26 PDT
Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
Custom Lego Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SMALL.jpg Mimanne Finding the perfect Lego storage/play area is not easy. I could not find anything that fit my needs so I created my own Lego table for both creativity and containment. Find solid wood table or coffee table This table is going to get a lot of abuse from small children so you want it to be very st...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:41 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SMALL.jpg djmccray IntroHere is how to make a bed that your daughter will love. I made this bed for my daughter so she would want to make a transition to a big girl bed and have a bed as cool as the dump truck bed I made for my son. Before building the bed, my wife and I searched for a store bought bed but they were...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SMALL.jpg Weekend_Craft My sister recently bought a house and they are in the process of making it their own. Week after week Jenny has sent me links to rocking chairs that were just too pricey or falling apart on Craigslist. I immediately knew this would be a fun project to surprise her with. Check out the blog post here ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
Purple Ombre Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/E2PY/HZ13FTEI/FAEE2PYHZ13FTEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/E2PY/HZ13FTEI/FAEE2PYHZ13FTEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/E2PY/HZ13FTEI/FAEE2PYHZ13FTEI.SMALL.jpg Mimanne Making a unique and beautiful obmre dresser is probably easier then you think. Ombre means shaded or graduated in tone of color. Find an ugly duckling dresser Find a piece of furniture that is currently not something you want in your home, but has the potential to be your pride and joy. Supp...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
Fun Summer Beach Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Summer-Beach-Chairs/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:07:52 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 I have always wished to design and make furniture pieces that are uniquely meaningful and beautiful for our home. I was a power tool phobia who never even used a drill, until about 6 months ago, my wish became irresistible, so I took a 16 week woodworking class at our local college which happened to...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Wine-Glass-Rack/
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This is a handsome wine glass rack made from scrap wood and wooden dowels. It takes about an hour to make using only a few hand tools. Tools & Materials Tools: Circular sawHand drill7/16" drill bit + countersink bitPalm sanderTape measure, straight edge, & pencilMaterials: Scrap wood (I use...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:03:49 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Coat-Rack/
Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2QTG/HXEZ6ET3/FUU2QTGHXEZ6ET3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2QTG/HXEZ6ET3/FUU2QTGHXEZ6ET3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/2QTG/HXEZ6ET3/FUU2QTGHXEZ6ET3.SMALL.jpg shazni This coat rack is very easy to make and it's practically FREE! It's a mix of pallet wood, reclaimed wood and scrap wood.I did this instructable for the ' Paint It' contest, but was utterly disappointed to find it US ONLY! Hmmm...well it has pallets so I'm putting it for the pallet contest! Who knows...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:04:46 PDT
The Home-made Industrial style Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Home-made-Industrial-style-Dining-table/
The Home-made Industrial style Dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/I4A7/HXDP5A0D/FIEI4A7HXDP5A0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/I4A7/HXDP5A0D/FIEI4A7HXDP5A0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/I4A7/HXDP5A0D/FIEI4A7HXDP5A0D.SMALL.jpg Life Traveller We just moved to a new house and needed dining table for 4-5 people. We have spent quite some money for all the renovation, so a ready-made dining table is too costly for me. I googled to find if there was anything I can do about it and so I thought of my own industrial style DIY project for the wee...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:04:53 PDT