Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - coffee - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:01:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 PDT
Piano Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 PDT
Treasure Chest Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-Chest-Coffee-Table/
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By: Reichenstein7

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:17:47 PDT
Pallet wood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-Coffee-Table-1/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:54:26 PST
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Coffee-Table-from-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:10:02 PDT
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ikea-Lack-Table/
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:24:51 PDT
Imitation cross coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Imitation-cross-coffee-table/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 15:39:20 PDT
Bullet-Proof Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Proof-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 20:36:22 PDT
How to build Glass Top Shadow Box Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-Glass-Top-Shadow-Box-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:59:14 PDT
HANG .10 coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/HANG-10-coffee-table/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 18:47:31 PST
Ouija Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ouija-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 10:40:01 PST
V8 Engine Table http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-Engine-Table/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:10 PST
Design coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-2/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 05:47:14 PST
NES controller coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/NES-controller-coffee-table/
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:34:53 PST
The Treadplate Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Treadplate-Table-Top/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 15:40:36 PST
Handmade Mission Style Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Mission-Style-Furniture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/4HXY/H1YOJBWW/FY84HXYH1YOJBWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/4HXY/H1YOJBWW/FY84HXYH1YOJBWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/4HXY/H1YOJBWW/FY84HXYH1YOJBWW.SMALL.jpg 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
Folding coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-coffee-table/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 08:10:45 PDT
Ultimate Mancave Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mancave-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MD5Q/GJQEH0N8/FKWMD5QGJQEH0N8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MD5Q/GJQEH0N8/FKWMD5QGJQEH0N8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/MD5Q/GJQEH0N8/FKWMD5QGJQEH0N8.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-CoffeeActivity-Table/
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Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:59:38 PDT
Coffee Table - Mackintosh Inspired http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Mackintosh-Inspired-1/
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 09:12:25 PST
Glow Tank Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Tank-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:54:16 PDT