Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - build - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 17:00:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Strong-Green-Egg-Table/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 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
Mid Century Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-kids-loft-bed/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
Console Gaming Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Console-Gaming-Shelf/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 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
Backyard Tiki Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Tiki-Bar/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Hutch-Re-purposed-to-a-BAR-DIY/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/N-Table-The-N64-Logo-End-Table/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:35:08 PST
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Coffee-Table-from-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:10:02 PDT
Sub-Woofer Ottoman http://www.instructables.com/id/Sub-Woofer-Ottoman/
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:54:42 PDT
Ultimate Pacman / Space invaders Gaming Chair with speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Pacman-Space-invaders-Gaming-Chair-with/
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Mon, 21 May 2012 00:47:40 PDT
Custom Birch Ply Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Piece-of-Furniture/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:36:30 PST
Elevated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-Bed/
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Thu, 1 May 2008 15:13:46 PDT
Building a Train Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Train-Bed/
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:48:59 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Build A Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/KJHE/GCZZP3X8/FTJKJHEGCZZP3X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/KJHE/GCZZP3X8/FTJKJHEGCZZP3X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/KJHE/GCZZP3X8/FTJKJHEGCZZP3X8.SMALL.jpg frenzy At one point or another a store bought desk just won't cut it. To get the ultimate work experience building your own desk is very satisfying. Most of the time building your own desk is much cheaper than buying one, and you can make it completely customized for your work needs. Here are some of th...
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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:15:36 PDT
Big Sturdy Loft http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Sturdy-Loft/
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Mon, 17 Jul 2006 08:37:16 PDT
Coffee Table with Antique Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Antique-Windows/
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Sat, 16 May 2009 22:52:22 PDT