Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - cheap - easy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:48:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Scuffed pleather office chair repair with nail polish! http://www.instructables.com/id/Scuffed-pleather-office-chair-repair-with-nail-pol/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/VM1P/HI3TQ2CX/FH6VM1PHI3TQ2CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/VM1P/HI3TQ2CX/FH6VM1PHI3TQ2CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/VM1P/HI3TQ2CX/FH6VM1PHI3TQ2CX.SMALL.jpg wetnap Budget pleather "Black bonded leather upholstery" is commonly found at big box office stores, and has one major flaw, it scuffs easily, and when it does, you see the white fabric backing which contrasts against the black pleather.  I had to find a cheap and flexible repair "paint" to cover these scu...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:38:15 PDT
Varifocal Triple Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Verifocal-Triple-Monitor-Stand/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:33:45 PST
A chalkboard made from an old window frame http://www.instructables.com/id/A-chalkboard-made-from-an-old-window-frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VYZO/H7ANSXTV/FLCVYZOH7ANSXTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VYZO/H7ANSXTV/FLCVYZOH7ANSXTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/VYZO/H7ANSXTV/FLCVYZOH7ANSXTV.SMALL.jpg Thermonuklear Pretty straightforward... I found a cute, worn-out window from my garden shed and took out all the leftover glass fragments. Then I took a sheet of thin plywood, which my wife coated with an adhesive chalkboard film. After that all I had to to was screw around a bit(pun!) and apply some steel wire f...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:38:31 PDT
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Fold-out-SofaFutonBed-Frame/
How To Make A Fold out Sofa/Futon/Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/G648/FW4JU1BC/F8YG648FW4JU1BC.SMALL.jpg VVBoredGuy I enjoy relaxing on a sofa and in my bed, and so it may come as no surprise that I would wish to combine the two. After searching Ikea and several other shops, I found the average price for a "tri-fold" futon was in the region of 120GBP ($150). I found this pretty steep for what is basically some pl...
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Mon, 3 Jan 2011 07:01:39 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-trestle-table/
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SMALL.jpg aeray Build an attractive trestle table for about $100.00, in an hour and a half, using common materials, and minimum number of tools. It is suitable for dining or as a work table. It can can be set up or taken apart in a minute or two, using no tools, and stores compactly. There are several holes to dr...
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:06:29 PST
Wall table (mesa de pared) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-table-mesa-de-pared/
Wall table (mesa de pared) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VBZ2/GAA0WVKJ/FIDVBZ2GAA0WVKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VBZ2/GAA0WVKJ/FIDVBZ2GAA0WVKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VBZ2/GAA0WVKJ/FIDVBZ2GAA0WVKJ.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 It happens that I'm in the garage doing some little tweak, or simply ordering my stuff, and I need a table or something to support things. I can improvise a table with the aluminum ladder, but that means moving it and putting it together, then turn back around. Because of this need, and I got free a...
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 19:33:50 PDT
Portable Whiteboard for $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Whiteboard-for-1/
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 06:54:04 PDT
Birch and Aluminum Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-and-Aluminum-Desk/
Birch and Aluminum Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/1D3Q/G6MPFTYB/F331D3QG6MPFTYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/1D3Q/G6MPFTYB/F331D3QG6MPFTYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/1D3Q/G6MPFTYB/F331D3QG6MPFTYB.SMALL.jpg zwild1 This desk was designed to meet specific needs- it had to be: 1) Large enough to spread out a textbook, notebook computer, and writing notebook. 2) Durable, with legs that do not wobble or a span that bends under weight. 3) Without nooks and crannies that would fill up with knick knacks. 4) Modern, c...
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Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:44:43 PST
How to build a custom pine log table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-custom-pine-log-table/
How to build a custom pine log table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SMALL.jpg durtbikedave Heres another Instructable showing how easy it is to make cool furniture out of natural ponderosa pine!  This table, however is constructed without  nails, screws, or any other metal fasteners.  Here we go... Materials.... Materials and tools needed are...18 linear ft of pine logs anywhere from 2...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2009 23:16:58 PDT
How to make a natural pine corner shelf in under 5 min. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-natural-pine-corner-shelf-in-under-5/
How to make a natural pine corner shelf in under 5 min. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IU6O/FZNHP0U4/F63IU6OFZNHP0U4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IU6O/FZNHP0U4/F63IU6OFZNHP0U4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/IU6O/FZNHP0U4/F63IU6OFZNHP0U4.SMALL.jpg durtbikedave Here is another instructable where something unique appears from a little scrap wood!! This 5 min project (Please take your time when working with POWER tools, its not worth your limbs!) didnt cost me a cent!!! Sweet. Enjoy. Find...... Find a small piece of wood with a natural edge. I like pine...
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Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:25:20 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/5LG0/FGF7REER/FCU5LG0FGF7REER.SMALL.jpg 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: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-wa...
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Poorman's design chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Poorman-s-design-chair/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 13:53:05 PDT
Child's Desk from an Old Kitchen Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Child-s-Desk-from-an-Old-Kitchen-Cabinet/
Child's Desk from an Old Kitchen Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SVND/NR3ES9J7JRX/F3VSVNDNR3ES9J7JRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SVND/NR3ES9J7JRX/F3VSVNDNR3ES9J7JRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/SVND/NR3ES9J7JRX/F3VSVNDNR3ES9J7JRX.SMALL.jpg jerbtown In this project, I am making a small desk for my daughter. She tends to be very rough on furniture, so I want a solution that will be inexpensive but will also last a while. Luckily, up in the attic, there are a number of old kitchen cabinets as pictured below. If I squint my eyes a little, and ...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 14:53:01 PDT