Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - coffee - featured Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:08:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tailgate Coffee Table
Tailgate Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_Fish13 Have an old tailgate laying around? Have an empty space in you apartment/house that needs to be filled? Want to make something any car nut will love? If you answered yes to any of these then the tailgate coffee table is for you!Back story: two years of rebuilding an old truck has left me with lots o...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:55:11 PST
Upcycled Coffee Table With Display and Longboard Storage
Upcycled Coffee Table With Display and Longboard Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> hawkeyes31366 In this Instructable I will be explaining the steps I took to make an upcycled coffee table with Display and longboard Storage. All of the wood was leftover/used from construction sites that a friend saved for me and all of the paints, stains, and wood putty where leftover from my own projects. If t...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 01:32:34 PST
Make Table Tops From Used Drum Sticks
Make Table Tops From Used Drum Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway Most drummers have buckets of used drum sticks they won't throw away, just in case. It should be pretty easy to get them to part with a few of them if they know they are going to good use.This Instructable will show you how I make table tops out of used drum sticks as well as how the steel base was ...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:37:42 PST
DIY coffee table
DIY coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ronnies123 Tables these days can cost a lot of money, which is why we decided to make our own less than a dollar, cardboard table, that actually works!!! Our idea was to take a bunch of old boxes and turn them into a fully functioning table. Although we didn't decorate feel free to let your imagination run wit...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 20:48:31 PST
Scrap Wood Coffee Table
Scrap Wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrisS686 After moving into a house and living on a tight budget from a fairly low paid job I decided I needed furniture. Sure, I had the things I moved into the house with (a mixture of hand me downs and things I had bought whilst staying with family). The cost of both brand new and second hand items being h...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 17:57:04 PDT
We Made Coffee Table
We Made Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leiah101 You can stain or paint the boxes. I went with two different colors to go with the colors of my living room. I used spray paint for the boxes. null I stained the bottom piece even though you don't see much of it. You can spray paint it too. Nailed the boxes to the bottom and then t...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:39:39 PDT
$50 Cassette Tape Coffee Table (Guardians of the Galaxy)
$50 Cassette Tape Coffee Table (Guardians of the Galaxy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> NicolasBarrows I am a college student and a maker who loves comic book movies. In my room currently I have a dozen Marvel props, posters, or costumes on display. My roommate is a musician with a recording studio in the dorm. I was looking for some furniture for our dorm and I stumbled upon this $1,600 cassette tap...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:03:07 PDT
[Prototype] Zee Coffee Table
[Prototype] Zee Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> chienline I am thinking for Flat Pack Contest. I have this fold-able coffee table design in my mind, but I lack the power tools to build it. Reading my Twitter I saw "9 days left to enter the Big or Small Challenge and win an iPad!". Lightbulb! [Gru version in Despicable Me]. Well I can make the prototype, th...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 07:48:24 PDT
Making Scrapwood coffee table
Making Scrapwood coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robglacier Don't feel like reading? check out the above video showing an overview of the build process.If you're still with us and would like to make this, the following steps will walk you through the process and the lessons I learned along the way. Measure and Mark The triangle pattern is 2D representatio...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:51:09 PDT
Live edge river coffee table
Live edge river coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> heynsheyns Live edge wood is great. Live edge wood coffee tables are greater. Live edge coffee tables with glass down the center are the greaterest. This project was inspired by some of Greg Klassen's work, and is deceptively simple. All up it was about a week of work for a few hours each day. The wood was sou...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 13:13:54 PDT
coffee table .. old to new
coffee table .. old to new - More DIY How To Projects]]> kooler This old coffee table has been in my family since I was a small tadpole.. it had teeth marks in it from were I was a baby and my parents refinished the top after I cut all my teeth.. ha.. I have had it for 15 years now and it was just to heavy to move around my living room so I wanted a lighter and ...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:11:05 PST
Coffee Table (Industrial Cart)
Coffee Table (Industrial Cart) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TX_Engineer The reason for this coffee table build is for a barter trade with one of my friends. Who happens to be a local artist and hosts art shows every so often. The barter trade consists of a coffee table for a painting. After talking to my friend and getting his input on characteristics that he would like...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 21:20:35 PDT
American Flag Coffee Table - Pallet Furniture
American Flag Coffee Table - Pallet Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> crreed Henry Ford once said “What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity-- intellect and resources-- to do something about them.” Today, lets build something that puts that great intellect to use! There are not too many things more patriotic than buildin...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 00:57:55 PDT
Simple pallet coffee/TV table
Simple pallet coffee/TV table - More DIY How To Projects]]> apalfrey This guide will take you through how to make a simple coffee/TV table.To do this, you will need the following:x1 decent wooden pallet with an even number of planksA circular saw or jigsawA vibration sander or sandpaper and a sanding blockA hammerA chiselA crowbarA screwdriver (cross or flat head dep...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:03:43 PST
Upcycled Helm Coffee Table
Upcycled Helm Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> alexpaterson2011 Instructable on how to make a coffee table from some old materials including a ships helm. I made this for a school project on upcycling and would appreciate any feedback on the product and the instructable. What you need Materials:Ships helm (I got mine from a local reclamation yard)Something to...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:27:55 PDT
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cezsaria I stand on the shoulders of giants. With especial thanks to: SpaceSays and Jules Yap and drnutella and thebunnykingofnowhere. I needed a compact coffee table that was mobile and cheap. After perusing Instructables and, I came up with my solution. Here I present the Rolling Storage ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:19:47 PST
Redwood Coffee Table
Redwood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> rtilton1 This instructable will teach you how to make a end-grain redwood coffee table with steel legs. The steps provided will be applicable for re-creating the above table, but can also serve as a template to let you customize and make your own design. Buying & Cutting the Wood At my local hardware sto...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 PDT
Piano Coffee Table
Piano Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maybe Dave If you can find an old piano that is beyond repair - they're constantly being given away for free on Craigslist - and you have a few basic tools, you can build this coffee table! On behalf of musicians everywhere, please don't tear apart a working instrument! This project is simpler than it may ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 PDT
Treasure Chest Coffee Table
Treasure Chest Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Reichenstein7 Refinished old chest. I have had  this old trunk for as long as I can remember. It was corroded, dirty and somebody had used it to paint a project on it long before it was handed down to me. It even sat for years in a damp basement and stored scrap project wood. Then for some reason I decided t...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:17:47 PDT
Pallet wood Coffee Table
Pallet wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Orinico Hi all. Apologies for taking so long to put these up. But adventures in pallet construction continue. While the pallet sofa awaits the cushions to be upholstered I thought I'd share my coffee table. Tried to push myself a little bit and move on from just utilitarian design to something a little b...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:54:26 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
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> budman0312 I wanted  a cheap coffee table, so I went to Ikea and picked up a Lack coffee table for $20. It was a little plain, so I decided to customize it a little. Materials and Tools Materials: IKEA Lack Coffee Table ($20) 12 ft. 1x6 boards ($10) Bag of concrete ($3) (I used standard quikrete concrete. F...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:24:51 PDT
Imitation cross coffee table
Imitation cross coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> CollinPGH I was moving to a new apartment and found myself in need of a new coffee table.  I wanted to make something unique,  but not impossible to make with the relatively limited tools at my disposal.  Fortunately, I had just signed up for a few months of membership at my local TechShop here in Pittsburgh,...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 15:39:20 PDT
Natural Rock Coffee Table
Natural Rock Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam DeRose This summer we refurbished our arbor and outdoor sitting area, and one improvement we made was investing in some high quality patio chairs. The complete set included a matching coffee table, but it was so expensive that we just got the chairs. This got us thinking about making our own coffee table t...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:08:39 PDT
Bullet-Proof Coffee Table
Bullet-Proof Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson I drink some STRONG coffee. So, I need one tough coffee table to handle it! Several years ago, I did some construction work remodeling a small bank branch office, including removing the bullet-proof glass window. I saved it, thinking that it would make an interesting material to build a table from....
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 20:36:22 PDT
How to build Glass Top Shadow Box Coffee Table
How to build Glass Top Shadow Box Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> sosclosetsandfurniture A recent project I completed was a glass top shadow box coffee table.  The customer wanted the table refinished and we made some cosmetic changes to update the look.  See pictures. Well her friend had been looking for something similar on the internet but had not had any luck.  She asked if tha...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:59:14 PDT
Dieselpunk Full Metal Coffee Table
Dieselpunk Full Metal Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Falkenberg Hello this is an indistructable coffeetable i´ve made. It´s not really step by step but with the pictures it´s comprehensable i think. MATERIAL: you will need some leftover meters of 90° anglesteel and some tubes. an metallplate. for the stands i´ve used some old brakediscs. four screws for fixi...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 04:15:53 PST
HANG .10 coffee table
HANG .10 coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraigRJess The HANG .10 coffee table is a think-outside-the-box expansion from the Eames/Herman Miller surfboard table's original design. The name comes from the 2 racing stripes made of Canadian dimes and the option to hang it on the wall if you so choose.....hence the name HANG .10      Since the name is al...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 18:47:31 PST
Ouija Coffee Table
Ouija Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> purpletheory I wanted a cool, unique coffee table for my house, but couldn't find anything that I liked in my price range. My goal for this project was to keep costs to a minimum and keep the structural design fairly simple, but ultimately wanted a fun project and conversational piece. I was inspired by old Ouij...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:40:01 PST
V8 Engine Table
V8 Engine Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr_o_uk I made this table quite a few years ago, and have since sold it so I cant take any more photos, so I appologise for the lack of detailed photos. By the end it was a heavy but strong table, costing me about £100 to make. Please be aware that once you do this to an engine, there is generally no way ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST
Design coffee table
Design coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> RuudvandeLooij I'm a DIY-er with too many ideas. Some of these ideas I do make, most of them I don't. It depends mostly on time and money whether or not I bring certain ideas to life. This was an idea started with the fact me and my girlfriend want to life together after our internship abroad. We already made a li...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 05:47:14 PST
NES controller coffee table
NES controller coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> HicksCustomFurniture I saw a few NES tables around the internet and fell in love with the idea. However, they all fell in either the "not quite what I'm after", or "there's no flippin' way I'm paying that!" category. I decided straight away that it didn't need to work as a I thought the novelty would be...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:34:53 PST
The Treadplate Coffee Table
The Treadplate Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> duncanwilkinson If you'd like to replace your old, ugly, 70's coffee table with something a bit more interesting, you might wanna try just making a new top for it.  Shopping List: Sheet of Treadplate (cut to size when purchased) 4 lengths of aluminium extrusion 4 flightcase corners Other stuff you'll need: A saw ...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 15:40:36 PST
Handmade Mission Style Furniture
Handmade Mission Style Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshmt2012 This is all the furniture i made in my senior year of woodshop. The chair was made from a set of plans, and has an adjustable back The couch end table i modified to from a set of plans to be longer and changed the slats to match the chair The coffee table i designed from scratch with plans i drew in...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 15:48:42 PDT
Rubik's cube chest of drawers
Rubik's cube chest of drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo 30 years on from its invention, Rubik's Cube is still instantly recognizable. People like picking it up, turning it a few times, maybe doing a side or two (or five, as a braggart in my class once memorably claimed). Solving the cube remains a reasonably rare feat - you're either smart enough to have...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:03:58 PDT
Folding coffee table
Folding coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> alxjnsn Don't we all love coffee tables? In this tutorial I'll show you how to make a coffee table that's foldable so that you can easily hide or move it. This started out as a project for school in which we had to execute an instructable and then try to improve it by own design. The instructable I based m...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 08:10:45 PDT
Ultimate Mancave Coffee Table from Recycled Materials
Ultimate Mancave Coffee Table from Recycled Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> outdooradventureman Here is how you can update your mancave with an awesome coffee table basically for free!!!! I just used old materials that were thrown out and headed for the landfill. Excuse the mess in the back of the garage. I am doing several projects at once. This is my first project to ever build out of wood...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 23:53:03 PST
Reversible Coffee/Activity Table
Reversible Coffee/Activity Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink I wanted a coffee table that looked interesting.  I also wanted a fun table like this one.  I didn't want to build two tables, though, and I didn't want to store an extra table. I didn't want to spend a whole lot of money and I didn't have all the typical tools most people have when they build furn...
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:59:38 PDT
Coffee-Stained Coffee Table
Coffee-Stained Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> fungus amungus This table seeks to take the stress out of owning a coffee table. You might constantly worry about stains appearing on your table from water cups or the notorious coffee cup. But with dozens of coffee stains already on the table you have absolutely nothing to worry about! Idea inspired by a ReadyMa...
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Wed, 5 May 2010 10:19:37 PDT
Coffee Table - Mackintosh Inspired
Coffee Table - Mackintosh Inspired - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezcheese So, my first proper instructable.....This is one of the very few designs that I have actually built, and the one I am most satisfied with both design wise and construction wise. To say I was surprised that I could build it (and do it well) would be a bit of an understatement. What surprised me most ...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 09:12:25 PST
Glow Tank Coffee Table
Glow Tank Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> leggett_jr This is an easy modern cube coffee table. You will feel green after you have completed this project. Also the light from the cube will give you an "under 25" look. Find a Fish Tank. This is the easiest, or hardest step. If you need to find a tank, I recommend apartment complexes. Your best odds a...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:54:16 PDT
Coffee Table (Hack of IKEA LACK)
Coffee Table (Hack of IKEA LACK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> simplifiedbuilding A couple of years ago we were in IKEA and saw a coffee table for around fifty dollars. Who could pass up such a deal. Well, after two toddlers and people who like to put their feet on the table, it started to get a little wobbly. We got a few years out of it and knew from the looks of the top and jo...
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Fri, 17 Nov 2006 14:56:28 PST