Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - chair Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:32:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Inside To Outside Lawn Chair
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> daveofwar Turned a ratty old chair into a great lawn chair! Ratty Old Chair Aquire an old chair. Naked Old Chair Remove old torn cushions. Old Chair Anew Using cedar fence boards. -Cut each board to 22". (Fit the best at that size in between hand rests). Rounded all rough edges with a router and sand...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:04:46 PDT
Lawn Chair
Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> CobyUnger Sitting on the lawn is a great way to get outside, catch some sun, and say 'hi' to the neighbors. I recently moved into an apartment that doesn't have a lawn and I really miss sitting outside and reading. I built the lawn chair so that I could enjoy my favorite parts about my old lawn inside or on t...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:39:26 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture
How To Make CNC Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> cvj The purpose of the Instructable is to show the viewer how to design furniture to be cut using a Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machine. CNC furniture can be designed to use minimal supplies and no fasteners by using a series of components in tension and compression. Materials and Tools:CNC machineCo...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
upcycling furniture
upcycling furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> LauraSophie we recently moved and the table and chairs were already in the house, but I found it so ugly, that I wanted to get rid of it. but we had a bunch of things to buy and I wanted to save some money, so I decided to keep it but upcycle it a bit. please note, I never worked with furniture before and I hav...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Cup cake chair
Cup cake chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Karthik P B Dont kids love cup cakes? Yes! They do.This is a cup cake inspired chair prototype designed for kids.It has a storage space under the detachable cushion seat. Things needed: Flower pot 2 layerPartially inflated plastic ballRound flat wooden blank -base for the cushion300 GSM papers Making cush...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:39:53 PST
Making a Chair Really Fast / A Conceptual Workshop
Making a Chair Really Fast / A Conceptual Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> imperfectevidence Hey Out There,So. This is a little bit different than you might be used to out there in the land of how-to's. I'm not going to exactly teach you how to do something concrete, but instead, how to explore a conceptual space through a workshop. It's called Making a Chair Really Fast (Or an Exercise ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:02:14 PST
One Board Minimalist Chair
One Board Minimalist Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> More Cowbell This chair design is old. Some say it dates back to the the mid 1700's with Mountain Men roaming the US. Some call it a Viking chair and claim it is a Medieval design. For certain it popped up in Boy Scout camps in the US in the early 20th century. Leave a comment about the oldest you've seen!Re...
By: More Cowbell

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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:04:09 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
ARK Rocker
ARK Rocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The ARK Rocker is concept piece exploring the intersection of modern manufacturing technology with timeless craft techniques. Every part of this rocking chair was made was made using digital fabrication equipment and computer modeling software through Autodesk and the Pier 9 workshop. But each part ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:24:05 PST
Grandpy's Rocking Chair
Grandpy's Rocking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Wood Crow If you've read any of my other instructables you'll know that they all have a story, and that's what I would like to emphasize in the "ible". With the help of some pictures I would like to tell you a story that is very near to my heart. The story of my Grandfathers rocking chair. The Chair That St...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 18:10:36 PST
Chill Chair
Chill Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonathanM7 The Chill Chair is a multipurpose, low bearing chair, that can be used in many locations, such as the beach, or a bonfire. The chair is constructed entirely from pallet and scrap wood found around the shop. Gather The first step is to gather the wood that you will use for the Project. The pallet ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Pebbled Chair
Pebbled Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Didemx A fellow Instructable member 'Buck2217' has very cleverly designed and constructed a 'Pool Side Chair' covered in pebbles. Upon seeing the magnificent work he had done I was inspired to get to work! I did however tweak his design a little. With extensive research, I found the cost to buy a pebbled c...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:59:38 PST
ASSEMBLY STOOL - More DIY How To Projects]]> magdagje The task was to prepare the project of workshop stool, which was intended mainly for the workshop SOF and other universities.- This project allows students to training working on CNC machines, which are available at the workshop.- It was possible that you can use existing, already designed stool usi...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:47:19 PST
Bent Plywood Chair
Bent Plywood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON The Bent Plywood Chair is part of a broader study I'm up to experimenting with ergonomics- trying different materials and construction methods using the dimensions and posture of Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavillion Chair (1929). This one is made using 3/4" plywood and kerf bending for smooth c...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Barrel Chairs
Barrel Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> gregorescu I had an 80 years old wooden barrel which was a bit rotten and without one of it's tops so I decided to transform this barrel into two ottoman stools, each with a backrest. I used an old car tire for each chair to act as a cushion.Materials needed:- barrel (preferably in one piece that can be sanded...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:08:17 PDT
Ladder Chair / Library Chair
Ladder Chair / Library Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Adirondack Deck Chair
Adirondack Deck Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I just bought myself a new bell tent this summer which is very swish. I have a camping chair but it is one of those generic fold out chairs with a cup holder, fairly comfortable and practicable yes, in-keeping with my new tent no! I needed a new one.I have made a couple of Adirondack chairs before s...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:52:18 PDT
Reclaimed wood deck chair
Reclaimed wood deck chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> paracordperson550 In this instructable i will teach you how to make a reclaimed wood deck chair. in this instructable there are no measurements as the measurements are up to you can make it taller or thinner, fatter and wider or any way you want .im just here to show you the design Materials a lot of 1x4s an...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:47:20 PDT
Kids Table and Chair
Kids Table and Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> against the grain Table and chair made from scrap wood, total cost was about $3 for paint brushed Gather tools, supplies and wood Gather the needed woodworking tools and wood. I used scrap wood and old paint.I had some old railing dowels and mdf board. Make the frame cut all wood to necessary measurements, wh...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:52:46 PDT
Lace-Up Chair
Lace-Up Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Pool Side Chair
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchglass This project came about after I picked up a few Eames fiberglass chairs that needed new mounts. The shock mounts on these chairs are often cracked and squished after 30+ years of use, or the glue has failed and they've fallen off. If you already have shock mounts, skip to the last step of this Instr...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
RockChair - More DIY How To Projects]]> CobyUnger StumpChair ( was met with quite a bit of success in the past few years and it got me thinking about what else I could make into a chair. Rocks seemed liked like the next logical place to go. Drilling holes in rocks is much more permanent and damaging than in stumps so public ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:04:25 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 $30 Circular saw from Harbo...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
Rockin' Stump
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bertison Harlwood Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:54:52 PDT
Sofa made from a bed frame
Sofa made from a bed frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord I designed and made this for a friend and all the materials were either found or given to me. The main parts of it are the head and foot boards of a single bed (approx 95cm wide) and single bed slats to give the seat more comfort. All the other pieces are easily obtainable and they are standard ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:10:39 PDT
doll chair
doll chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> RubenRosseel An while ago, my sister asked me if I could make a doll chair for her daughter. I did not wanted to make a normal model, but I also did not want to give lots of money on it.  Therefore I started looking in our garage for useful materials and suddenly I found a lot of long wooden slats of 1 by 0,5 ce...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:27:25 PDT
A chair for my dad {with name engraved.} hliesener I made this for my dad as a gift.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:54:13 PST
DIY Secret Counter Chair!
DIY Secret Counter Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni When you want to hide something....what are the aspects you should consider? Take a step back and think like a burglar!   :-) 1. Where is the most likely place to hide your valuables? your bedroom??? yes..that is the most likely many of you hide there ?? So avoid all likely places!...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:48:48 PST
PVC Chair
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> brittsade96 Do you need a chair? Are you a creative person? Do you want to go green? We have the best  PVC chair for you!  ALL PVC USED IN THIS PROJECT ARE 1" PIPES AND FITTINGS   Material List:  4 24" long PVC Pipe 8 22" long PVC Pipe 4 48" long PVC Pipe 9 6" PVC Pipe Sharpie Ruler PVC Cutter Connectors- tees...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 05:17:31 PST
How to make a PVC chair
How to make a PVC chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpowell2014 In this Instructable, you will learn how to build your own PVC chair that will be able to hold an actual person. In order to have a solid chair that will properly hold a person it is vital that all measurements are accurate and carefully cut out so that all the dimensions are correct. Also in this I...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:28:37 PST
PVC Chair
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> kdemeris This chair is made entirely out of 1 inch PVC. although in the final picture of the completed chair o seat cushion can be seen , we advise a pillow or some sort of cushion to make the seat more comfortable. Gather Materials All materials listed as follows 1. 14, 20 inch pipes 2. 20, 6 inch pipes...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 04:21:42 PST
PVC CHAIR materials (insert material picture)
PVC CHAIR materials (insert material picture) - More DIY How To Projects]]> cbeberman2014 To build a PVC chair you will need: BASE: - 18.7in PVC pipe (4) CONNECTORS: -  12in PVC pipe (8) - 6in PVC pipe (4) FOOT REST: - 19in PVC pipe (4) - 6in PVC pipe (2) - 3in PVC pipe (2) - 6.34in PVC pipe (2) SEAT: - 19in PVC pipe (3) - 5.3in PVC pipe (2) - 4in PVC pipe (2) FITTINGS: - 90 degree ...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:27:27 PST
PVC Chair
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> kgoldberg2014 This instructable will teach you how to make an chair out of PVC pipe!  Gather Materials Materials: 2 elbow connectors 18 t-bar connectors 2 5-way connectors 6 4-Way connectors 6 3-way connectors ruler/measuring stick pcv cuter sharpie hot-glue gun pvc pipe bender pillow-cushion 519 inches of 1-i...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:36:10 PST
Life size Electric Chair for $8.00 matersgurl I always wanted a full size electric chair prop, but It was always such a huge expense and frankly quite a daunting task. This idea came to me while  planning our Annual Halloween Party theme...This year is "Escaped". I kept getting this vision of an escaped criminal in his last few minutes before ...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:50:43 PDT
KOROGAStool ctakami This stool like a balance ball. When We use this stool, it is necessary to maintain balance by oneself.  There are two roles on a handle. They are a role to carry and a role which stops a stool. If a handle is removed, it can roll. Material:MDF2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets Size:H390*W360*L390 How to m...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 06:40:39 PDT
Single Pallet Chair
Single Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Error Collective For this Instructible, you will need a minimum of one pallet, one hammer and one hand saw.  You can use more than that (screws, drill, varnish, new nails, et cetera) but it's more of a challenge to use the minimum of materials and equipment. This project was made as part of an installation in Cuge ...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:01:01 PDT
Upcycled outdoor furniture set
Upcycled outdoor furniture set - More DIY How To Projects]]> craterobber This is my first instructable.  I have been building with pallets for about five years, enjoying their low cost, versatility and cool weathered/industrial look. I have decided to turn a few of my projects into instructables - apologies if there is a lack of pictures - but most of the projects I'm s...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:46:12 PDT
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> alepalan I always wanted to make a bent plywood chair so I went ahead and made this prototype. I used compression mold to curve the plywood and a water based resin glue to put the bendy ply together. I decided to make a simple design that would be broken down into 7 different pieces: • Front leg (x2) • Back...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 02:16:27 PDT
Redwood Table & Chairs
Redwood Table & Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> techshop_android My landlords replaced a rotting fence when I moved in.  The posts were certainly done for, but the slats were great, minus the bottom three or four inches.  Being the friendly, kind, considerate, and opportunistic individual that I am, I offered to "get rid of" the lumber for them -- free of charge!...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 12:51:41 PDT
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> kminer49er Sun and weather take a toll on outdoor furniture. I had four outdoor bar stools covered with plastic resin wicker that had cracked and split. I priced new outdoor bar stools, ($75 and up x 4.) I figured I could renovate my old stools for about the price a single new chair. The plastic wicker had to ...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:27:37 PDT
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohmdaddy You can now DOWNLOAD THE SHOPBOT FILE from Etsy One of my first projects at the TechShop San Francisco was to use the ShopBot Alpha. It started off with me wanting to make some single sheet plywood furniture, but I had no clue where to start.. After some exhaustive internet researching, I couldn't ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:15:08 PDT
kids' chair made of recycled materials
kids' chair made of recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> criztos I recommend this chair for kids under 6 year old, because of the size of the chair it would be uncomfortable for bigger kids. MATERIALS You can find most of the materials at your home (or in a toys store) 1) A clean 5 gallons plastic bucket 2) A plastic flying ring 3) A plastic flying disc 4) A ...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:11:55 PDT
Wood Table and Chair with Joints Only jc155209 This is the first post of finished work utilizing Ohio University's CNC router. The project was assigned in part with an exploratory class beginning May 13th, 2013. After experimenting in a 3D rendering program, Rhino, the class divided into teams to employ the CNC router on a project of their own c...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:03:09 PDT wetnap
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:38:15 PDT
DIY Chair Restoration
DIY Chair Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> NimbleMoney One of the best ways to give a piece of old furniture a snappy new look is to give it a colourful coat of paint.  In this tutorial I'm taking two old, mismatched chairs and showing you how to do a complete restoration. The end result is pretty cool! You can use these instructions for any piece of ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:15:20 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Puzzle Stool
HomeMade Modern DIY Puzzle Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern The DIY puzzle stool shows off the RYOBI 6.1 Amp Variable Speed Jig Saw’s abilty to smoothly cut curves through 2 layers of ¾” plywood. These stools are great for children and can go in a playroom or nursery. Supplies + Tools ¾” Plywood Purchase at Home Depot There are many types of plywood w...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 07:00:02 PDT
Shipping pallet stool thomseal There are plenty of old shipping pallets floating around, which frequently become reappropriated in the form of tables and chairs. The wood used in shipping pallets is of low quality, but by cutting it up and laminating it back together, strength and new aesthetic can be achieved.  Tools/Materials:...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:49:01 PDT