Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - build Tue, 1 Dec 2015 03:35:15 PST BLOX v1.01 Heirloom Chest
Heirloom Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
The Grow With Me Train Table
The Grow With Me Train Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> syfrog I've found myself building furniture again lately this in response to find more useful and pleasing fixtures to fill our needs. The latest need was to get our 4 year olds toys in one place and also give him a platform to play with his train sets. The train table typical size is around 3'x4'. ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:38:42 PST
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Media Cabinet with Shutters
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table
Mid Century Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee First, this design isn't necessarily my own. It's a common mid century design that I added some of my favorite details to. Mainly the box joinery. Sorry about the images being smaller, I only took these with my iPhone and updated my progress on Instagram a while back. My Instagram is @jessemckee if ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed
How to build a kid's loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyFixitUpLife Building a loft bed for my daughter was one of my favorite DIY projects. And it was something she, me and Theresa got to make and enjoy together. She’s 13 now. Things have changed. But I love this project so I’m glad I get to share it with you.I also like that this project—by nature it has an expira...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
Console Gaming Shelf
Console Gaming Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
PVC Pipe Table
PVC Pipe Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Team7 The PVC Pipe Table is a simple solution to everyday counter space needs. It can be built by almost anyone with a little bit of handiwork. In building my table I had access to laser cutting equipment as well as power tools. While very helpful, they are not necessary to your own build. In this ins...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:40:25 PDT
Office Door Turned Headboard
Office Door Turned Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> zachmikrut When my wife and I moved into our new home, there was an odd patio-type door on the third bedroom. Figuring that our guests would want a little privacy and not wake up to two cats staring through the door in the middle of the night, we replaced the door and stashed the old one for a later project. T...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:03 PDT
Backyard Tiki Bar
Backyard Tiki Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 courte...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> fydaman My mom and I wanted to start a project and we decided to repurpose a hutch into a home bar. Her and I have ZERO wood working skills and made this happen using readily available tools and items from your local hardware store. The only power tools used in this project was a $30 Circular saw from Harbo...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> tomatoskins The Nintendo 64 or N64 was released in North America in 1996 and had so many amazing games such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", ""Super Smash Bros.", and "Golden Eye 007". A few months ago I found a picture of a table like this on Facebook. I thought to myself, "I could make that.". This...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:35:08 PST
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabphil I really wanted a Restoration Hardware looking table but in my budget. So I built it myself! Get the Wood So I used Salvaged Wood from a Barn that was kindly given to me. I got lucky because this stuff can be pricey! So look around, ask around and you never know what a stranger might help you wit...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:10:02 PDT
Make a Log Side Table San Juan Carpentry See how to build a complete log side table with shelf from start to finish! Other clever keywords I can put in this description include but are not limited to: rustic, coffee table, aspen, pine, DIY, do it yourself. And don't forget to visit our website:
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 14:42:35 PDT
Live Edge Rotten Apple Table NelsonStudios This is an extensive but very informative video on how to deal not only with live edge slabs and stands but also how to rebuild rotten wood to save the beautiful patterns it provides. I will provide additional information on my woodworking blog: NelsonStudios as soon as I can get around to it.
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:08:38 PST
Car seat computer chair
Car seat computer chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> stncilr Pretty basic, i removed the mounting rails on an old ford escort 1995 car seat and cut a plywood to fit the bottom. I screwed it to the frame using the original mounting points for the rails and then fixed this to the bottom part of a broken computer chair. The seat still reclines, but it is not re...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:07:00 PST
Sub-Woofer Ottoman
Sub-Woofer Ottoman - More DIY How To Projects]]> Attmos   Feel the ground rumble under your feet.   I recently restored an antique rocking chair with the hopes of using it in my living room.  It was a greatly satisfying project that I am very happy with.  Soon after finishing the chair and testing it out, I decided that to really enj...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:54:42 PDT
Ultimate Pacman / Space invaders Gaming Chair with speakers
Ultimate Pacman / Space invaders Gaming Chair with speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> rhogan1192 Little intro into this.  Pacman, space invaders, namco chair. this took about 4 weeks, lots of work. i wanted a chair to put in my room for when i play my playstation and stuff. i looked online and i couldnt find any chairs the suited my taste. i wanted a chair that showed my love for video games. t...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 00:47:40 PDT
Custom Birch Ply Furniture
Custom Birch Ply Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phantomn This is an instructable about the piece of furniture I made for my A Level design course. It took me the best part of 4 months with about 4 and a half hours a week. I think it came out well and my Dad (who i made it for) really likes it. It is made completely from birch plywood, except the hardwood ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:36:30 PST
Custom Birch Ply Storage Project
Custom Birch Ply Storage Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phantomn This is a piece of furniture I made for my Father for my Design Technology course at college. It took a reasonable amount of time to complete and now it is I'm pretty pleased. It's constructed entirely from 18mm birch ply, even the draws (overkill..? Nah!), apart from the curved tops, and drawer fro...
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Wed, 4 May 2011 11:05:52 PDT
Building a Train Bed
Building a Train Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> kevconard After looking all over the internet, I came to the conclusion that I wasn't happy with any of the train beds available. The only one I did like was super expensive. So I decided to make my own (I used a picture of the one I found on the internet to get approximate dimensions). The bed is made o...
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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:48:59 PST
Build a Bed Carleyy Build your own custom bed for less!  Buying a bed frame can be expensive, but it doesn't have to be!  Select from a variety of frame types that you can build yourself including loft, platform, pipe and many more styles! Aluminum Pipe Bed This project serves as a guide for those who wish to build ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:22:24 PDT
Build your own desk, for under �20 ($30)
Build your own desk, for under �20 ($30) - More DIY How To Projects]]> lewispratt This is my guide on how to build your own stylish, roomy and attractive desk for less than £20!  Granted i work in a DIY store but at the most it would have cost me £22 without discount. Anyway, follow the following steps to get a great new desk built and ready to use in no time!! Preperation ...
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Sun, 22 Aug 2010 17:08:29 PDT
Build A Desk 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
Rustic Bar Stool San Juan Carpentry  In this video I show you (very quickly) how to build a rustic bar stool from the raw material: Logs. I also try to give some pointers as you watch. This is the first of (hopefully) many videos to come. You can purchase these stools or other furniture like them by emailing us at
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Sat, 3 Apr 2010 22:50:46 PDT
Basic Work Table
Basic Work Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo I set out to make a simple work table for my home studio so that I could have a surface upon which to work and document projects. I tried to keep the design as simple as possible as I only have a limited arsenal of power tools, a small vehicle for transporting materials and little patience for woodw...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2010 16:53:19 PST
Keyboard/Scanner End Table-Secod Edition
Keyboard/Scanner End Table-Secod Edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr monoply33 I've been working on this project for a while, and have gotten to a point I can call "Done". It is now stable, and looks good. Additionally, I'd like to do something with the LEDs in the keyboards for the shift lights, until then, it's done. Gather parts Going to a goodwill would probably give ...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2010 17:57:22 PST
Coffee Table with Antique Windows
Coffee Table with Antique Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimBTodd My mother wanted a unique, traditional and modern coffee table. I found some old antique wooden windows at a flea market, and designed this coffee table around them. Windows I found windows, like the one pictured, at a flea market for $3 a piece. I bought three. These are what the table was desi...
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Sat, 16 May 2009 22:52:22 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> aeray Build a queen size platform bed on the cheap, with storage space underneath, for less than $30, in about an hour, and learn some basic carpentry skills in the process. Please read the "design objective" below.For similarly easy shelving plans, see:
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Elevated Bed
Elevated Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus So if you're like me and stuck with a small apartment space, have I got a project for you. My apartment is around 51sq.m or about 550sq.f, which was a lot when I was 19 and didn't own anything, but times have changed and I needed somewhere to store my pirate trunk, and milk crates of stuff that I sh...
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Thu, 1 May 2008 15:13:46 PDT
Big Sturdy Loft
Big Sturdy Loft - More DIY How To Projects]]> prank For my weekend project, I built a big 8'x8'x7' loft from scratch in my apartment. I'll walk you through the process, garnishing the instruction meal with appetizing quips.(and remember: Art is Wrong! What yer gonna do... So, this instructable is the epic saga of the c...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2006 08:37:16 PDT