Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - chair Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Fiberglass Shell Werplaats IDC
Fiberglass Shell Werplaats IDC - More DIY How To Projects]]> daanmey I'm a student at the West-Flanders High School (HOWEST). I study industrial product design and for one of our projects we have to make a tutorial for the first year students about how to make a fiberglass shell.The first year students have to make a scale model of a chair and we make a tutorial of a...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:28:59 PDT
Catcher in the Rye Cardboard Barstool
Catcher in the Rye Cardboard Barstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> MakrToolbox "Anyway, I'm sort of glad they’ve got the atomic bomb invented. If there’s ever another war. I’m going to sit right the hell on top of it. I’ll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will."— J.D. Salinger Spoken by fictional character Holden Caulfield, in Catcher in the Rye (1951)This project was born o...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 09:23:45 PDT
Half Chair (Foldable)
Half Chair (Foldable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 18clynch Questions?Now you may have some questions. First and foremost you may be wondering, what the heck IS a half chair and to answer that question I would say it can be used for many things but mostly for enjoyment of sitting on the ground with some comfortable backing behind you.I first got the idea for...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 18:09:38 PST
Kraftwerk cardboard chair
Kraftwerk cardboard chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> tom.devrieze.tovdesign Notice : I used to sell this manual and patterns but now I am offering them for free,so some remarks in the manual about 'further information' and 'refund policy' are not applicable anymore.'Despite' the use of foam, today (2017), the chairs are still in use, so durable.Please be nice on comments.- ...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:24:24 PST
Comfy Chair From Broken Couch
Comfy Chair From Broken Couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Manfriend After only about a year, our (not cheap) couch caved in on one side and we decided to replace it. Although technically it was me who fell on and broke the couch, there have been claims of interference and a push being the true cause. Video replay was inconclusive...So the question that arose was "wh...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:19:36 PST
The Stool SHADOW
The Stool SHADOW - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong All furniture such as stool, chair, floor lamp, and so on need a base, it can be circle or square bases, if it don’t have legs. The idea is to make a base look different, and I like the shadow idea. In this case, I started with the retro bike seat that a little over size, and I decided to use the ...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:31:00 PST
Rifle Chair
Rifle Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong Rifle Chair Chair dimension: Length 43 X Wight 49 X Seat height 46 centimeters Rifle dimension: Length 100 X Wight 12 (at the base) X Thickness 3 centimeters The idea of the chair started from the “X” or cross shape legs. That is the basic for the legs structure. Then apply some cross round wood ...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:41:00 PST
Stool tower
Stool tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong The Stool Tower Seat dimension: Length 28 X Width 17 X Thickness 3 centimeters Tower structure dimension: (Top: Length 8 X Width 8) (Base: Length 25 X Width 25) X Height 50 centimeters The object of this stool started from a bicycle seat with four legs. The design concept is to use Eiffel tower a...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:40:29 PST
HARRY DAWG CHAIR - More DIY How To Projects]]> srobertd Cut all pieces to desired length DAWG CHAIR Made from 2x2 and 1x2 pine sealed wood and used outdoor screws
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 06:59:27 PST
Renewing a Chair
Renewing a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> OfirY I've recently receives six old chairs from a family member and although the chairs are at a very good state they do not fit well to my interior design and colors,So I've decided to renew them from an old looking dark brown chair into white, giving them a prestige kind of look,while at it I've also d...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 02:32:18 PST
*STAR wars chair...
*STAR wars chair... - More DIY How To Projects]]> cahelming Instead of simply sitting under the stars around your camp fire, bring them to your seat and sit on them. After the night is done bring the stars inside to continue your gazing. This Instructable will lead you on a celestial journey in bringing the stars (LED lights) and imbedding them into a bog...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:05 PDT
Cardboard Rocker Prototype
Cardboard Rocker Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> opensource This cardboard rocker is a quick prototype of an idea for a low to the ground, full body rocking chair to activly stretch in. The seat dimensions are similar to that used in sports cars and is quite supportive. Geometry should work well for mid to taller adults as adapted from the Measure of Man erg...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2016 18:08:20 PDT
Child-sized Cardboard Chair
Child-sized Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> DawnN2 Make this child sized chair out of 10' of singlefaced corrugated and cardboard circles cut from recycled boxes. Items needed 10' x 20" of singlefaced corrugated (the kind that comes in a roll)Scrap regular cardboard to make three 12" circlesBradsWhite or wood glueCraft knifeAwlPencilRuler or tap...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 17:15:17 PDT
Fallout Shop Stool (or rat rod chair)
Fallout Shop Stool (or rat rod chair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr-Rogers Modify your shop chairs to with stand a little beating and have a little more flavor than the name brand ones. If I were to create another stool I would be a little more prepared and go in a different order, so ill post the order I should have did rather than what I did. The Fallout out stool was or...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:04:50 PDT
GeoShift Transforming Chair
GeoShift Transforming Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> dswaim *Warning: Shameless Self Promotion* If you like this Instructable, please give it a vote in the Cardboard Contest! Thank you!I designed this chair as an study into transformable children's furniture. The GeoShift chair is your own personal Agrocrag; climable, transformable and a surprisingly comfy s...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:43:27 PDT
Tim Burtonnish Mad Hatter Tea Party Chair!
Tim Burtonnish Mad Hatter Tea Party Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> damianzuch Our friend was dressing a promotional set for the opening of the new Tim Burton ALICE movie and asked if we could whip him up a quick Mad Hatter Chair. This is how we made ours.Materials:-old secondhand wood chair-mattress foam-fabric-plywood-1x2s (a bunch)Tools: - fabric stapler- fabric scissors- j...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:27:10 PDT
Cheap Foldable Workshop Stool
Cheap Foldable Workshop Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrchiefbling i needed this stool as my legs would often get tired from long sessions of soldering and 3d modellingand bringing in a kitchen chair was just to inconvenient and i didn't want to gout and buy would so i just used some stuff what they make furniture out of what i had lying around Materials what y...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:50:25 PDT
Modern Style Adirondack Chair
Modern Style Adirondack Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> schaverwoodshop This is a simplified and modern take on a classic adirondack chair. It was designed so that even a beginner to woodworking can build it using the most basic power tools, and can easily be completed in one day. The materials are easy to find at any home improvement store and should cost no more than ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:12:48 PDT
Refurbishing a Chair
Refurbishing a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> jjrlo Hello fellow makers and flippers, in this instructable I am going to be showing you how I redid a chair so that it was house ready. This is my first Instructable and I wanted it to be something different than I normally make. I usually work with a lot electronics and building, so working with fabric...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:42:39 PDT
Ergonomic Kneeling Chair from Scrap
Ergonomic Kneeling Chair from Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> kaddigart I'd wanted one of these for quite some time, but never enough to warrant actually buying one because they're ridiculously expensive; the cheapest one I could find anywhere was over $50. Looking at the general design and the materials used in making them, I finally decided to just throw something tog...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 05:47:26 PDT
Eames-Style Chair Made From Satellite Dishes
Eames-Style Chair Made From Satellite Dishes - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway I'm sure this isn't the first chair made from discarded satellite dishes, but it's probably the first recliner made as an homage to the classic Eames lounge chair. This is chair is 90-95% materials culled from 4 discarded dishes. The only non-satellite dish parts are a few feet of flat steel used fo...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:21:25 PDT
Solid reclaimed Wood Chair
Solid reclaimed Wood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> _mpo_ This chair is made out of wood deck boards and wood waste from a construction site. Dimensioning Frame All parts of the chair are always screwed and glued. Legs Armrest Armrest mounted using pocket holes. Chair before sanding Take a seat :)
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 06:51:52 PDT
IKEA Hack: Gaming Home Theatre Boss Chair
IKEA Hack: Gaming Home Theatre Boss Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marcus Gibson The following IKEA hack was inspired by Darth Vader's meditation chamber and Roald Dahl's writing chair.WHAT YOU NEED:2x Glivarp extendable glass tables1x Timsfors swivel recliner1x PS2012 dropleaf table OR 1x Besta Burs shelf1m 1 1/4" (32mm) steel channel4 castor wheels1x truckload bolts and bracke...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 01:28:42 PDT
Saarinen Side Chair Reimagined
Saarinen Side Chair Reimagined - More DIY How To Projects]]> purincess I was driving by the intersection of 16th and South Van Ness in San Francisco one day when I spotted what looked like an Eero Saarinen side chair (with metal legs) sat in a pile of discarded furniture. I turned my car around to take a closer look, and turns out it IS an authentic Knoll Saarinen side...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 07:50:57 PDT
Redo a Broken Rocking Chair and Add Something Special
Redo a Broken Rocking Chair and Add Something Special - More DIY How To Projects]]> man-after-Gods-own-heart Decided to redo this for my mom for mother's day and add something special for her Takedown Begin by taking the chair apart, remember to note where things went... or take a picture as a reference. Gluing and sanding Glue the broken seat together and let dry.. Sand the pieces down Coating an...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 09:08:54 PDT
Viking Chair from 4, 2x4s
Viking Chair from 4, 2x4s - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevereiser ABOUTI've seen a few instructables on creating Viking Chairs from a single piece of wood, but wanted to look at building them from easier to manage 2x4s. Each chair is built from 4, 2"x4"x96" pine and cost around $10 each. When building these chairs if you want the chair to appear to be a single p...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 17:19:02 PDT
The Simple Bar Stool
The Simple Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> darthwolf As it usually goes in life, once you move into a new kitchen a need for a bar stool arises. So wife wanted to buy one but a cheapskate that I am, I told her that I'd build one that was cheaper and more sturdy. She agreed to go along but had a condition that if needed to be easy to dismantle and put ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 09:18:58 PDT
Chair Seat Cover
Chair Seat Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew I have a very old chair that belonged to my Great-Grandmother. I've been wanting to recover the seat for awhile. It has an old, tattered needlepoint seat cover. This was not the original cover, when I removed this I discovered 3 more layers beneath it. This project only took a couple of hours to do ...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:05:19 PDT
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions - More DIY How To Projects]]> Midnight-Maker I have always wanted to make my own camping chairs. I started out with a Kentucky Stick Chair, which was cheap to build and surprisingly comfortable, but not very elegant. After years of searching, I found the answer in these two-piece beach chairs in the classic Adirondack style. I purchased the...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
Fleishman Furniture
Fleishman Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> biggreenbrother I've been fascinated by Gregg Fleishman's CNC chairs for years: such a clever idea, to carve from a single sheet of plywood a fully functional chair, with effective cushioning and back support, not to mention tremendous style. Having gotten some ShopBot training, and in search of a project to make u...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 17:51:32 PST
Pintado de la trona - Paint highchair
Pintado de la trona - Paint highchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Patxi Alai Como prometi en su momento, aqui estan las fotos del trabajo de pintado.Si, si. Ya se que esto no es arte. Que hay demasiadas cosas, que hay mucho colorin. Pero es que la clienta, mi sobrina, a la pregunta de ¿y de que color la pinto?, dijo... De todos los colores.Y una cosa lleva a otra, yo me emoc...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:12:51 PST
Child´s Chair Renewed
Child´s Chair Renewed - More DIY How To Projects]]> giusepp3 Take old and rusted chairs and turn into brand new! This is a pretty easy instructable. I´m posting to inspire you to do something similar! Hope to be helpful.+ We´ll go through 3 easy steps: 1) Cleaning n´ Rust Sanding ; 2) Primer and Painting ; 3) Contact Adhesive Applying + Materials and Tools: F...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:16:08 PST
Propane Tank Bench
Propane Tank Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> colinselig This bench is made from a scrap propane tank. The raw material This idea originated with a junk 575 gallon propane tank on my property, which my wife told me I had to get rid of or "do something with." A lot of energy had been used to form the 5/16" thick steel into this curvaceous shape and it...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood
CC Chair - how to bend plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> kniegmann I had a few weeks to build a chair and decided to experiment with bending plywood. Instead of laminating veneers or using a product like bendy ply, I tried laminating thin furniture grade plywood to make thicker plywood. My results were quite successful and the chair was very sturdy and relatively c...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
Lasercut Cardboard Chair
Lasercut Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> slightlygreen A while back, I got a free coffee table that I decided to use as a desk for the free computer* I found not long after (it was a really good week). Unfortunately, all the chairs I could find were too tall to comfortably sit at the table. So I decided to make a better sized chair!I'll note that there'...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:35:27 PST
Production turning legs
Production turning legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Simon Beggs Wood Turning As a cabinet maker, turning is not really a common skill in Australia. Fortunately its my hobby and I have the lathe, so I get given all the turning work for my job. Production turning I quite different to hobbyist turning as I found out. The emphasis is on the efficiency as well as accuracy for cri...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:58:30 PST
Memory Foam Chair
Memory Foam Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> MannyI Want an awesome, more comfortable office chair you can say you 'worked on' yourself? Follow our instructions and you'll have one in no time! Gather Your Materials To make this project, you will need:An office chairMemory foamAdhesive (we used spray)Whatever kind of cloth you preferLeatherCotton ...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:34:34 PST
Locker Door Turned Into a Chair
Locker Door Turned Into a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway i turned an old locker door into a chair. and it is not as uncomfortable as it looks. it's actually kind of nice! the video shows you how easy it was.i apologize that this isn't a traditional "instructable-style" write-up; i make these videos for my youtube channel and try to share them here as well...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 18:44:42 PST
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of col...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
2x4 chair
2x4 chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Me2free In this instructable I am going to show you how to build a simple and comfortable chair out of three objects. It’s cheap easy to do and requires minimal tools so anybody can do it. Step 1: Materials and Tools The materials you will need for this project include - 2x4 (you will need at ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 06:48:58 PST
wooden kneeling chair
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi A kneeling chair is what you need if you have to pass a lot of time in your office.Unfortunately this type of chairs is quite expensive and not very common. This is one reason to make your own kneeling chair, which will also make you very proud. references If you surf the web looking for "kneelin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:26:38 PST
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndreHash Welcome to my first Instructable, and thank you for taking a look!This dining table set was made primarily of steel square tubing, some left over steel flat stock I had on hand, and dimensional pine lumber. It has been serving me well for the last 6 months and has made a great addition to my home. E...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:13:16 PDT
Secretary Chair - drawing and table hack
Secretary Chair - drawing and table hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thinkenstein A secretary chair has you sitting at a slight slope forward, with some pressure supported by the knees. It is easier to sit with spine erect, and you don't fold in the middle to 90 degrees as in a normal chair, which is probably better for your intestines. To get more use out of my chair, I made...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:53:06 PDT
How to give your furniture an old look
How to give your furniture an old look - More DIY How To Projects]]> ColorfullyYoursSimone Here is what you will need:→sandpapers- 60, 80 and 120 grit→sanding block→finish of your choice →acrylic and wood paint →rags →protective goggles→dust mask or respirator→wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dusty and maybe stained. Sanding So once you have decided on a piece of furniture ...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:29:09 PDT
CNC Chess stools
CNC Chess stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hello_Nova I made these stools for an artwork about Chess called Orthogonal/Diagonal. The functional joints in the stools also highlight the idea of the orthogonal and diagonal movements on a Chess board. Prepare files for CNC I designed the stools in Rhino, but could have used a 2D Vector program such as I...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:37:46 PDT
Create chairs from scrap
Create chairs from scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrWiles These have been made by many and are quite common on the DIYer's internet presence but this is my take on a favourite.They can be high backed, low and cosy, bar stools, stylish garden furniture and many more.You chose.All you need is a Grinder and a drill and a pen and paper.The paint and stickers a...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:28:26 PDT
Reupholstering a Chair
Reupholstering a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> rebekahwoo This Instructable will lead you through the steps of reupholstering a chair! hope you enjoy :) Find a Run Down, Old Chair First things first, you have to find a chair that needs to be reupholstered. REALLY bad chairs are going to be the best because first, they will be cheaper, and second, it wil...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:28:14 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair
Upcycled Tyre Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> DancingPope Turn a couple of old tyre's in to an industrial style chair for both indoor and outdoor seating. The Orange base and feet are optional. Don't forget to stack your other junker tyre's up underneath the string chair to make a seating height customized to you. Everything I used in this project was upcy...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
PVC Pipe Chair
PVC Pipe Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> blueberryshowers I am new to Instructables and this is my first tutorial, so it might be a little shabby. The inspiration for this chair came from the PVC contest Instructables is holding. I saw all the cool things made from PVC pipes and I decided to make something myself. This chair is relatively easy to make and ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:19:12 PDT
3 way lap joint stool!!!
3 way lap joint stool!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shopbuilt This is a pretty tricky little project but super fun! Choose your material for my stool I choose walnut but you could use what ever you want, even a couple different species. It needs to be at least 1 1/2" thick, 6" wide and about 4 and a half feet long. then you casn lay out and cut three sectio...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:39:35 PDT