Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:05:29 PST BLOX v1.01 Firewood Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Dolly/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:48 PST
Chill Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Chill-Chair/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Night Stand with Locking Secret Hidden Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Stand-with-Locking-Secret-Hidden-Drawer/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:09:31 PST
Walnut Breakfast Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Breakfast-Table/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:25:45 PST
Tabletop Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabletop-Fire-Pit/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 11:03:26 PST
Twinkling Branches Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Twinkling-Branches-Room-Divider/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 06:26:25 PST
Easy Behind the Couch Bar Top for Movie Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Behind-the-Couch-Bar-Top-for-Movie-Night/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:45:31 PST
R2D2 Garbage Can http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-Garbage-Can/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:41:09 PST
The Double Decker Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Bracket/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:33:00 PST
Functional Nintendo Controller Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Nintendo-Controller-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:31:38 PST
Trestle table with floating arched stretcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Trestle-table-with-floating-arched-stretcher/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:15:34 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Compression-Shelf-Room-Divider/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Solid wood computer desk for only $50 in material! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-wood-computer-desk-for-only-50-in-material/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:25:06 PST
Getting your home ready for winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-your-home-ready-for-winter/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:23:37 PST
Terrarium Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-Table/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:50 PST
Coffee Around the World-Create Your Own Custom Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Around-the-World-Create-Your-Own-Custom-Cof/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:20:04 PST
LED Circuit Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Circuit-Board-Table/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:01:50 PST
Poured Resin NES cartridge table http://www.instructables.com/id/Poured-Resin-NES-cartridge-table/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:30:27 PST
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bed-Reclaiming-the-unused-space-Captains-B/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 PST
How to make your own Timber Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Timber-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:42:22 PST
Ouija or Game Board TV Tray Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Ouija-Board-TV-Tray-Tables/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:38:09 PST
Fireplace Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireplace-Coffee-Table/
Fireplace Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M56S/I2BYHERP/FP9M56SI2BYHERP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M56S/I2BYHERP/FP9M56SI2BYHERP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M56S/I2BYHERP/FP9M56SI2BYHERP.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON You can have an indoor fireplace safely in any home- no chimney necessary! When you rent like me, you’re at the mercy of your landlord when it comes to home improvement. Nothing makes me feel cozy on a cold day like an open flame warming the living room, but there’s no way my landlord is going to sp...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:48:45 PST
Bourgeoise Toilet Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Bourgeoise-Toilet-Stool/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:02:42 PST
how to renew teak garden furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-renew-teak-garden-furniture/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:17:07 PDT
Rustic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Table/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:34:55 PDT
DIY Concrete Game Table under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Game-Table-under-100/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:08:49 PDT
Icosahedron Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
Tetra Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetra-Table/
Tetra Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne Tabletop: Inner Triangles: Mahogany Inner Triangle Edges: Purple Heart Outer Middle Parallelograms: Mahogany 3x Hexagon Edge: Walnut Outer Octagon: Red OakTable Base: 3/4" Birch Ply 1" Steel Bar Custom BracketsDesigned in Rhinoceros 3DThe concept for this tabletop came from a floor design for a geod...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:11:24 PDT
Reupholster Your Own Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-Your-Own-Couch/
Reupholster Your Own Couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SMALL.jpg mmarrington If you have ever been a poor collage student (or just thrifty) you may have had to by a "craigslist special" couch at one point in your life. I think we all know the type...odd colors, ugly patterns, food stains from other peoples relatives. However, these couches all have one thing in common. Th...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:26:59 PDT
Table Refinish For Under $25 http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Refinish-For-Under-25/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:31:44 PDT
DIY Cable Drum Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cable-Drum-Rocking-Chair/
DIY Cable Drum Rocking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/F35O/I155C4GL/F3GF35OI155C4GL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/F35O/I155C4GL/F3GF35OI155C4GL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/F35O/I155C4GL/F3GF35OI155C4GL.SMALL.jpg libskie This is our first time doing this... so its a little rough around the edges. What you need:Nuts, Washers, Nails, Tape.Tools:Router, Drill, Hammer, Wrenches and what not.Anything else you take a pleasing towards. Locate Drum Step one, go find yourself a nice looking wooden cable drum. Make sure it...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:27:00 PDT
Console Gaming Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Console-Gaming-Shelf/
Console Gaming Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/SW6O/I155KAXS/FFKSW6OI155KAXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/SW6O/I155KAXS/FFKSW6OI155KAXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/SW6O/I155KAXS/FFKSW6OI155KAXS.SMALL.jpg mikeyfids For all of us gamers we understand that organization and display can be a bit of a handful at times. Achieving the ultimate display/collection is an ongoing battle.My goal was to create a console gaming shelf that displays my favourite and most used consoles, with LED lights!To begin, you must draw ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 PDT
Upcycled Helm Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Helm-Coffee-Table/
Upcycled Helm Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/1IL8/I0YG6J12/FIK1IL8I0YG6J12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/1IL8/I0YG6J12/FIK1IL8I0YG6J12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/1IL8/I0YG6J12/FIK1IL8I0YG6J12.SMALL.jpg alexpaterson2011 Instructable on how to make a coffee table from some old materials including a ships helm. I made this for a school project on upcycling and would appreciate any feedback on the product and the instructable. What you need Materials:Ships helm (I got mine from a local reclamation yard)Something to...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:27:55 PDT
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Angled-Mortices-on-the-Drill-Press-Attaching-/
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SMALL.jpg ymouser One of my favorite things to make is wooden stools. I love them for their simplicity and versatility. When building these I most often use a round tenon in an angled mortise to attach the legs to the top. These joints provide a clean strong connection, and they are easy to make with a drill press...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:27:41 PDT
Storage Trunk Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Trunk-Makeover/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:18:13 PDT
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/
Tardis Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/STSK/I0C8XPI3/F3TSTSKI0C8XPI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/STSK/I0C8XPI3/F3TSTSKI0C8XPI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/STSK/I0C8XPI3/F3TSTSKI0C8XPI3.SMALL.jpg jaroot My grandson is a big Dr Who fan and has been decorating his bedroom accordingly. So I built a Dr. Who inspired headboard. I know that there are images missing from the build as I kind of decided to make the instructable after the fact. Hopefully my explanations will help fill in the blanks. Resea...
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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/
BenchBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZHOA/HZOL04SE/FYNZHOAHZOL04SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZHOA/HZOL04SE/FYNZHOAHZOL04SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/ZHOA/HZOL04SE/FYNZHOAHZOL04SE.SMALL.jpg OliverS1 A BenchBox is a furniture unique industrial design that combines the ideas of a bench and a box (of course!).The BenchBox is a space saving furniture, this because it combines two diferent functions in a small confortable space. The functional and minimalist design create a link between the user of ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:39:59 PDT