Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - bed Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:01:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 GroundFX Bed
GroundFX Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o Throw away your clumsy old steel frame bed. You deserve a bed that looks like it’s floating! And glows! And is impossible to stub your toe on! And most importantly - that you built with your own hands. You may have seen something like this online before, but I’ve made some improvements that make it ...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:40:47 PDT
Underlit Pallet Bed
Underlit Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> kathymccown I needed a bed in our multi-purpose guest room and wanted a full-size bed in there. My Underlit Pallet Bed is what I came up with! Day 1 - The Basics I started by planning it out on graph paper and did a test dry-fitting with the pallets on the ground in the way I had it planned out. I thought I...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 08:07:49 PST
Broken Bed -> Weathered Gray Entry Table
Broken Bed -> Weathered Gray Entry Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 This entry table is a two-fer from a previous challenge by my husband to build entryway furniture for "nothing" using things we already owned. You can see the entryway bench with shoe storage that I made here: table spawned from the excess mat...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 13:04:59 PST
Easiest Dog Bed Ever
Easiest Dog Bed Ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rock-n H Woodshop Hannah and I wanted to share with you, a very simple wooden dog bed frame that you can make with just pocket screws and a couple of common tools. This will show that you can bring your child into your shop and show them just how easy it is to make a project, or better yet, allow them to make the pr...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 20:40:45 PST
King Platform Bed From 2x4's and Plywood
King Platform Bed From 2x4's and Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ttj54020 The purpose of this instructable is to construct a king size platform bed using 2x4's and plywood. This bed will be going into a smallish bedroom, in order for everything to fit comfortably the platform bed must be no larger than the mattress. Since closet space is also limited the bed will incorpo...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:23:16 PST
Fold-Up Rolling Bed
Fold-Up Rolling Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> NickT117 For those of us, who like to have a guest bed without devoting an entire guest bedroom Planning Its always important to plan out your project so you know what to buy and how to build it.For this project, i wanted a fold-up easily movable guest bed. I already had an exta full-size mattress so that...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 02:54:47 PST
High platform bed
High platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> madbricole This is a bed I built for my younger son about 8 years ago.I wanted him to have a unique bed and to make good use of his room space.So there is room under the bed for a desk or some cupboard, and at bed level there is a room at the head of the bed and a platform where to put comics, books, an alarm ...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 04:32:26 PST
Cinder Block Bed Frame / Storage Bed
Cinder Block Bed Frame / Storage Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> DianaK1982 For around $100 you can build this high bed with storage clearance of either 6", 8", 12", 14" or 16" depending by what kind of cinderblock stones you use. I used (2) 6" high cinder block stones providing 12" clearance. Perfect fit for a Banker Box! Buy the Supplies Buy:(2) 4'x8' MDF Boards and h...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:14:47 PST
Queen Size Platform Bed
Queen Size Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> JordsWoodShop In this three part video series ill show you how to make your own modern platform bed to suit a queen sized mattress.There is a full set of plans available at my website: Part One: The Base Assembly Part two: The upper frame and Platform In par...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:17:36 PDT
Simple Bed Frame
Simple Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> lancon After many hours of browsing Pinterest instead of paying attention in lecture, my guilt has finally caught up to me. In order to make up for lost productivity, I've decided to make an Instructable inspired by my Pinterest browsings. Materials and Cutting Twin SizeLumber Shopping List (Nominal): (...
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:21:18 PDT
LED Headboard
LED Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> eric_greaves This is part 3 of my daughter's bedroom upgrade. She loves to read at night and was using a flashlight to help give her the light she needed. I thought i could make something better for her. Here is the outcome!Part 1 and 2 can be seen on my YouTube channel. Frame Materials and Measurements The...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:35:01 PDT
Foam Mattress Bed Frame for under $100
Foam Mattress Bed Frame for under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Riller After going through two warranty exchanges for sagging mattresses from Mattress Firm (ironic, right?) my wife and I decided to try a foam mattress. The problem was that it wouldn't work with a traditional metal frame, so we decided to build our own!These plans are for a king size mattress from Tuft...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:17:07 PDT
Floating Bed With LED Lights
Floating Bed With LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> deytech Project: make a lighted platform bed that appears to float, has storage in the bed base and can be assembled and disassembled without tools. Constructing the Base Purchase Kallax Shelf Units from Ikea (2ea). Assemble them, ensuring that the pre-drilled holes for securing the units to a wall are i...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 19:12:51 PDT
Wall fold bed from reused timber.
Wall fold bed from reused timber. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nostalgic Guy A couple of years ago I found myself in the position of having to find somewhere to live at short notice, my budget was pretty tight so I reluctantly decided to rent a studio apartment (bedsit if you live in the UK) in a converted three story town house, it really isn't that bad to be fair, I'm on t...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:55:10 PDT
Massive Timbered Platform Bed
Massive Timbered Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlanTeed We wanted a modern platform bed made from slab wood about 3" thick. These were impossible to find for purchase without spending many thousands of dollars. So what the heck, it can't be that hard to build a bed frame - right?As it turned out this was an easy project, only made somewhat more difficu...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 18:04:24 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Head Board/Wall Art
Reclaimed Wood Head Board/Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> arron_mollet22 This, like many projects I have undertaken in my making career, was a spin off of an original larger project. My original project was a bed frame with a mechanically assisted lift system that could lift hidden drawers to the foot of the bed (an intractable for this may be available sometime in the f...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:40:41 PDT
THE BED - More DIY How To Projects]]> Masterartwork The ideaBed frames are often expensive and had a bad quality. If you build up or break down one more than a few times it’s often broken. However, with this instruction the problem is solved.The idea is to build a bed without nails or screws, easy to build up and break down and it shouldn’t too use m...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 18:15:26 PDT
House-shaped kid's bed
House-shaped kid's bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> floretan A few months ago I built a house-shaped bed for my three-year-old son, and he's been very happy with it. A friend asked me about instructions, and I thought I would post them here. I didn't plan to make an instructable from the start, so the only pictures of the progress are the ones I happened to m...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 14:48:00 PDT
Hammock Bed
Hammock Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> xperience This project is a meld of form, function, economy, necessity, learning, dreaming, engineering, and creating. my goal was to turn an ordinary bedroll in to a comfy, relaxing, functional, and aesthetically pleasing bed. I really like hammocks, but as anyone who has ever used one knows, they are not th...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:35:27 PDT
Cabin Style Bed Frame (from 2"x4"s)
Cabin Style Bed Frame (from 2"x4"s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> shambuda2000 My son moved into a big boy bed a lot sooner than planned. We currently have him sleeping on a twin day bed, but he, being the tough little guy he is, has managed to break the metal spokes on the wall side.So, we found ourselves on the market for a new bed for him.Unfortunately, most of the bed fra...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 03:51:09 PST
Pallet Furniture
Pallet Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> jutsch13 If you want a cheap bed, table or couch you can build it yourself.I built my own room furniture all by myself,it's a perfect way to save money,kill time and make your home exactly like you want it to be.The only things i needed for this project were a lot of Pallets. Step 1: A Plan The first thin...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 06:13:08 PST
How to Repair Broken Bed
How to Repair Broken Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Max DIY I had a broken bed. And I decided to get it sorted. All the information in the video but if you want even more, follow all the steps and check out the whole description and pictures of the details. One day my GF told me that we have a small problem The whole situation happened on Sunday evening. ...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 03:48:44 PST
Build a Bench from an Old Bed Frame (video included)
Build a Bench from an Old Bed Frame (video included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> stoneandsonsworkshop Use an old bed frame to make a beautiful timeless piece of furniture. All the pieces were used in making this bench including the head board, foot board, side rails and mattress slats. Cypress boards were used for the seat and finished with a wipe on satin poly. Please share and subscribe. Thank you...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:54:54 PST
DIY Affordable Bed, Closet and Desk
DIY Affordable Bed, Closet and Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> isaacdemulder I built the bed and desk-part a while ago, but only recently added the clothes and shoe rack. Apart from my desk chair it is now the only piece of furniture in my room, making the space seem larger and brighter. Building it took a while, but I was working alone and with very few power tools. I will ...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:09:45 PST
Fly Away to Sleep. Childs Bed.
Fly Away to Sleep. Childs Bed. - More DIY How To Projects]]> fr!th This is a bed I made for my son. He loves planes. I love ridiculous projects that I don't have time for. It's a match made in heaven! Inspiration This is the part where you drink beer and think about that awesome project that you might just have time for (like a week before starting a new job) an...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:28:26 PST
hammock in da house!
hammock in da house! - More DIY How To Projects]]> nusti all the question is how to fixe it!let's do cheap and easydrill hole, put a screw(here 8x70mm), a slice, and either the rope direct, either a ring of chain!like 1€ for this fixation!and let's enjoybtw, i did the hammock myself max 20€ with rope..nice to change from a regular bad sometime.. an...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:11:59 PST
Bed in a Box
Bed in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> ineverfinishanyth Inspired by Rob MacPherson's medieval-style collapsible bed (see here), I decided to take a simplified approach towards a twin-sized version for a Christmas gift. This design lacks all the bells and whistles of MacPherson's design, and was made to simply slide under another bed for storage between u...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:04:23 PST
Princess Castle Bunk-Bed
Princess Castle Bunk-Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson Our Little Girl is getting bigger, and has outgrown her crib, which was converted to a day-bed.My wife said it was time to buy her a real bed. I stumbled on a bunk-bed for sale at a local thrift-store. I've always loved bunk-beds and thought that the girl would love one too!It was also coming up ver...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:24:12 PST
Cheap, Easy and Portable Bed Platform
Cheap, Easy and Portable Bed Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> grp19 When my daughter went to grad school, she wanted to travel light, so she decided that her bed would consist of a futon and a set of Ikea roll-up slats. Though, as her principal mover, I appreciated the idea of travelling light, I also thought her bed was bit too minimal - I wanted it at least to be...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 19:27:06 PST
IKEA Bed Hack
IKEA Bed Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> madeinthegarage When I moved into my first apartment, which was a studio, I was short of any storage that I desperately needed for things like suitcases, a ton of books and school stuff. I came up with a hack for an IKEA bed that involved some of their cheapest products.I built this bed hack back in 2012 and I don'...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 14:31:05 PST
Slotted Bed
Slotted Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> cndjian A simple bed frame assembled from box joints and slots. Design your bed in Rhino This bed frame is intended to fit a full-size mattress. Rather than having slats stretch across the frame, I wanted to try making a different supporting structure. Starting with the dimensions for most standard full-...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 01:08:19 PDT
Custom headboard
Custom headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> marcos_delucena This Instructable will guide you through the making of a custom headboard. After checking out the prices for one, my wife and I decided to make one. It took two afternoons to complete the job and R$600,00 or about US$150. What you'll need You'll need: 4x 6mm MDF boards measuring 115x75cm (about 4...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:15:41 PDT
Loft Beds in tEp
Loft Beds in tEp - More DIY How To Projects]]> stasterisk Photos from Batman,History from Perlick.Yes, a bit of history on those ephemeral pieces of Tau Epsilon Phi's architecture, those space-economizing sleep platforms...Instructable-ized by Star Simpson (a.k.a Flashdance), originally compiled by Kohta Ueno (a.k.a. Batman), with contributions from: Fred...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 10:50:47 PDT
Bunk bed in to folding beds
Bunk bed in to folding beds - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock In my youngest sons room I have a large bunk bed; there is a double bed on the bottom and a single one on the top. The bunk bed is primarily used for guests and there is an additional bed in the room which he uses all of the time. As you can imagine the bunk bed takes up a lot of room which is only ...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:45:56 PDT
Easy and Strong 2x4 & 2x6 Bunk Bed
Easy and Strong 2x4 & 2x6 Bunk Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jay Bates I’ve built a lot of these bunk beds in the past and recently built one for my own home. This is a super easy build as the materials are all common construction grade pine and every cut is a 90 degree cut so there are no complicated angles. The construction is with wood screws and pocket hole screws....
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:52:21 PDT
Elegant Bed Frame
Elegant Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> JordsWoodShop This is a quick video that gives you an overview on my "making it up as I go" design process while showing you how I build this beautiful bed frame.This was a project I had been wanting to make for quite a while now, and while the initial design changed dramatically I think it still turned out great...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 05:50:29 PDT
Minimalist Hammock-Style Bed
Minimalist Hammock-Style Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrharari I graduated from college with twin XL sheets, an engineering degree, and a car too small to fit a mattress. After a week of sleeping on the floor (and a bit of back pain) I decided I needed an upgrade. My goal was to make the bed comfortable without a mattress, minimalist in the amount of material ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:24:26 PDT
How to Save Your Bed
How to Save Your Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Danger is my middle name A few years ago, I was moving back to California after living on the east coast for several years, and needed furniture. I was in a bit of a time and space crunch-that I was flying in from a three week work trip to India on Sunday afternoon and starting my internship at Instructables the next day! ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:11:30 PDT
How to make a king size bed
How to make a king size bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> i_like_to_make_stuff You'll find full measured drawings and a list of everything I used for this project at Make the ground frames Cut down eight short 2×4 and two long 2×4. Mark where you’ll add pocket holes. Use a pocket hole jig to add holes for connecting...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:42:31 PDT
Shabby Chic Bed
Shabby Chic Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Didemx For the longest time i have been obsessed with both French Provincial and Shabby Chic styled furniture. For the longest time i have eyed off an exquisite royal bedroom suite that is a combination of both styles, unfortunately that suite is $2000 out of my price range. So, when a wooden bed frame bec...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:36:17 PDT
Floating loft bed for under $150
Floating loft bed for under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz my cousin wanted to be able to put a desk or couch bed in the room and still have room for activities so he asked me to build a loft bed that was stronger and cheaper than a store bought loft/ bunk bed first measure the twin mattress I built the base to fit around the mattress and left one end l...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:12:42 PDT
Portable Bunk-bed
Portable Bunk-bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> wanderful This product has been dreamed up to help those without a place to sleep, other than the ground, and are often relocating. Specifically this bed was designed with the people of the Metro Manila slums in Manila, Philippines. They often have to sleep on the crowded, filthy, and trash covered ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:06:19 PDT
Beetle Kill Pine Headboard (and Frame)
Beetle Kill Pine Headboard (and Frame) - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanleo I made this headboard to highlight the beetle kill pine without looking like it belonged in a log cabin.The frame is designed to be used with a low profile queen size box spring (about 6 inches tall).Materials:Headboard Only1in x 3in x 6ft Select Pine Boards (Qty: 3) $242in x 2in x 8ft Select Pine B...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 14:54:29 PDT
King Size Pallet Bed Project
King Size Pallet Bed Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> Squidslmc I got this idea from a Facebook page with just a picture and no instructions. So, being creative as most of you who are reading this are, I had a basic idea and then applied a little knowledge and experience. Gather your wood for the base. The base will provide the desired height. The pallets I co...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:36:46 PDT
Headboard Silencer
Headboard Silencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> wilwrk4tls Have you ever had an issue with headboard movement? Maybe it gets jostled and makes its way away from and then back into the wall? This is a somewhat bothersome problem because there is the chance of damage to the wall as well as the headboard. And there can be noise associated with said movement as...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:04:01 PDT
Full Size Platform bed
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment)
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment) - More DIY How To Projects]]> flim After I finished the instructable for a dollhouse I made for my daughter, I wanted to make something new. Practically enough, her birthday was coming up and she also was going to need a bigger bed. Combine those two things, with the fact that my wife and I are interested in montessori education ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:14 PDT
Galvanized Pipe Bed
Galvanized Pipe Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonFreakish I've been looking for a design i like for a galvanized pipe bed. A major influence for my design comes from willparks on Instructables. If you want to make a very sturdy bed this would be a great start. The great thing about these bed designs are that you can change it to your liking. I hope you ca...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:08:29 PDT
Bunk-bed-desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Clarence_clarabella This bunk-bed-desk design grew from a need for large amounts of desktop space in a tiny 12m squared student garden flat. As an architectural student, productive space was given priority over sleeping space and the result is this piece of furniture. Raising the bed over the desk creates a cosy work e...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:26:01 PDT
Space saving loft bed
Space saving loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arx Recently, I moved into a small house with a roommate, after years living alone. In my old place I had a workbench in what would normally be a dining room, a computer desk in my living room, and a whole separate room for sleeping. It was obvious that I wouldn't have floor space for all that in one ...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:27:25 PDT