Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - design Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:00:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Build a Modern Bench
How To Build a Modern Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar This simple, modern and sturdy cedar bench, is easy to build and could be used outdoors or why not indoors in a foyer or something like that. It features a white stripe down the middle, and instead of hiding the hardware, the bolts and nails are incorporated as part of the design. It's easy to build...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:15:03 PDT
upcycle chair
upcycle chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> acroart The redesigned your old and unused chairs The separation of chair parts You must separate the fragments and pieces of the Chair without breaking it, you should be careful to allocate.While the process of shredding common hand tools and muscle strength. Removing pieces of paint all the pieces, ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:25:41 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
CNC Interlocking Chair Design
CNC Interlocking Chair Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bmckenney223 This chair was a project for my IED (Intro to Engineering and Design) class. The objective of this project was to build a chair on inventor that didn't require anything to bond it together, and it had to support our teachers weight (approximately 200 lbs). Not only did we achieve those two goals, bu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:15:11 PDT
Perpetua Stool
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
DIY chalkboard from wooden crate
DIY chalkboard from wooden crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChristophS2 This is a simple, cheap homemade chalkboard made from an old furniture crate I found, with a total cost of around $12 for materials. I've found it invaluable for scribbling down calculations, sketching up various project designs, and just generally planning and visualizing my thoughts Materials Y...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:51:07 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
Footwear tree
Footwear tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> Karthik P B This is a creative footwear hanging inspired by nature's spiral designs.It has designs to accomodate shoes, Indian chappals and sandals.Features:1. Easy to hang footwears.2. Easy to make3. Enhances the beauty of the surrounding by utilizing the unused wall space. Materials needed Plastic coated ...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 09:18:28 PST
Salvage carboard pipe shelf
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 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
The Grow With Me Train Table
The Grow With Me Train Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> syfrog I've found myself building furniture again lately this in response to find more useful and pleasing fixtures to fill our needs. The latest need was to get our 4 year olds toys in one place and also give him a platform to play with his train sets. The train table typical size is around 3'x4'. ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:38:42 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving
Danish Rope Cord Weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bradleyrob This is an introduction to weaving chair seats with Danish rope cord. In this tutorial I will be covering the Danish "Split Rail" chair, but note that there are several types of chair designs that require different tactics in weaving the chair seat. Danish seat cord is treated paper that is twisted ...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
6 legged console table
6 legged console table - More DIY How To Projects]]> JD GOLDBERG I built this 6 legged Console/buffet table for a client. She wanted to replace an aging sofa table with something a little larger, and with a restoration hardware kind of look that would blend with her existing french country decor. In this instructable I'll cover the design, the build process, and ...

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:21:42 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed
How to build a kid's loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyFixitUpLife Building a loft bed for my daughter was one of my favorite DIY projects. And it was something she, me and Theresa got to make and enjoy together. She’s 13 now. Things have changed. But I love this project so I’m glad I get to share it with you.I also like that this project—by nature it has an expira...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
Marble & Green Nightstand
Marble & Green Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> ErwanJez We found a stair designed nightstand who clearly needed to switch for red to green. Just paint job here. Find it Craigslist / Leboncoin Prepare It Take it apart.Sand it with high grade sand paper.Mask marble and inner sides.Tip : to get screws and hinges brand new, dip it in a bucket of aceton...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:59:48 PDT
How to create a Table Lift
How to create a Table Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> Firgelli Auto Here's an instructable on a neat table lift from Firgelli Automations. I hope you all find this interesting and helpful! The table lift line has been around five months now and has attracted a very excited and enthusiastic following. Thanks to the table lift system clients who have jobs which involv...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 15:15:30 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
PENNY TABLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraigRJess I started making this table last year after seeing the penny desk that Epbot made. I have to say, it certainly inspired me to get back into what I love doing. And now we have my latest creation.... Let me know what you think :~) Let's Get Started :~) You will need some materials to get started:...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 16:35:47 PDT
Impromptu Sketching
Impromptu Sketching - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu I sketched it quickly!! Write an image at a stretch, before an image fades away!! White Paper and Writing Prepare for white paper and writing! Rough Sketch Make a rough sketch in a narrow line!! Sketch it Sketch it in the overall ratio carefully!! Completion!! Sketch a fair copy in a...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 04:21:06 PDT
Mid-centery make over on some old kitchen chairs
Mid-centery make over on some old kitchen chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> DelanahBanana We found some kitchen chairs for $10 on craiglist and wanted to give them a make over with some flare.   Sanding the chairs The chairs were pretty beat up some sanding was the first step.  100 grid paper then 220. Priming the chairs I drilled a screw in the bottom of the chair and hung them...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:54:22 PDT
Awesome Modern Room Design
Awesome Modern Room Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> TreyHenry Hi everyone! This is my first instructable so I might make a few mistakes. I'm currently wishing to win the Improve Your Room Youth Design Project ! Please vote for me and I hope you enjoy! Wall 1 This is the first wall of the room. As you can see there is a very modern suspended bed with an elec...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 19:59:32 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
African restyled cupboard
African restyled cupboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge There once was a fine Ikea cupboard, that felt a bit bland. So to build its character I added some things. Here are a few ideas to restyle a plain cupboard in an African style. change shape Like this mosque in Mali I added tilts on the corners. Three pieces of 6 mm MDF are glued together and plac...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 05:25:55 PDT
Giraffe table
Giraffe table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Fun animal table witch looks a lot more expensive and complicated than it really is. You don't need very experienced woodworking qualities. If you can handle an electric jig saw you can do this! Looks great in an ethnic styled room, an Africa theme or  a child's room with jungle theme.  And I an sur...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 07:49:58 PDT
Suspension Chair Design JimRD I was working on a robot leg idea that didn't pan out but built this model of leg suspension out of chopsticks, zip ties, bungees, acrylic rulers and wire and thought it would make an interesting stool or chair.  
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:31:00 PDT
Make a simple stool/bench/coffee table/sideboard
Make a simple stool/bench/coffee table/sideboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> tessew This is a basic instruction of how you by using standard moulding from a lumberyard can make your own furniture. It’s possible to make them without electrical tools (but of course it’s faster and the result is more precise if you do). I used pine in my furniture, but you can use any kind of wood tha...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:22:02 PDT
Flat-Packed Furniture Design San Juan Carpentry Any furniture maker knows that shipping is a cost worthy of high consideration. Often times shipping rates have been a deciding factor for my customers and I hate to see a lost sale simply due to shipping. You might be wondering why I don’t offer free shipping… The answer is simple: Shipping isn’t f...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 14:23:52 PDT
Contemporary Fireplace Mantel mart! Got tired of seeing the same slate or concrete fireplace mantels in contemporary homes sites and magazines so decided to go with something a bit different. this cost me around 260$ of material and a couple week nights of work. ***Disclaimer - check your local building code to see if you can actuall...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 14:52:40 PST
Make a Tree Table
Make a Tree Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> KoomoriForge Welcome to my first Instructable! Hope you enjoy it. Please vote for me in the Furniture Contest. Thanks! A few years ago, my wife had a client who wanted a table that looked like a tree for her breakfast nook. She had searched high and low, but couldn't find what she wanted. She he...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:47:49 PST
Interior design concept Riccardo91 An interior design concept of a bedroom, a separator with library and a bidirectional drawers between them. this is a model 1:10 This is a 1:10 scale model, made entirely of various types of wood, plexiglass and forex
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Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:56:16 PST
Woodddeskk LorenzoLoGrasso This is a simple desk created to be used by students or pro who likes to draw and have the possibility to quickly clean the surfaces from waste. It has a trap where you can throw everiting: if the drawer is open waste will fall on the floor but if it's close you will find it inside. Have fun
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:13:21 PST
Marea Bench by Cristian Arostegui
Marea Bench by Cristian Arostegui - More DIY How To Projects]]> carostegui The Marea bench was desined by furniture designer and builder, Cristian Arostegui. It was built as a final project for the Industrial Woodworking Technician program in Humber College, Toronto, Canada. It is inspired by the movement of the ocean. The purpose was to design a piece that is functional f...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 20:24:36 PST
Hands-On Home Showroom technoplastique Vimeo giving you trouble?  Watch the video on YouTube. Hand-On Home Showroom is a website concept where furniture and home accessories are listed (similar to an online store,) but instead of the option to "buy it now," visitors are offered plans, tutorials and supply resources to make it themselves...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:32:02 PDT
Contemporary railings using skateboard wheels
Contemporary railings using skateboard wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> mart! My first instructable!!! After getting really expensive quotes for my railings, i decided to make my own. i got inspired by my skateboard wheels, i liked how the light shined through. i purchased some stock steel channels to use as posts, machined the wheels to hold the glass panes and then took me...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 01:29:39 PDT
From Model to Mold, a Bent Plywood Chair clorenzetti My BFA thesis explores the ways digital fabrication technologies can aid the craftsmen's hand.  This bent plywood rocking chair was initially sketched out in Rhino3D, from that I was able to fabricate a press-mold that successul forms the wood into compound curves. 1. I worked out the general form ...
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Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:25:55 PDT
Giant match chair (La Pucelle) by Samuel Bernier
Giant match chair (La Pucelle) by Samuel Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samuel Bernier I like objects that are fun to look at. Objects that tell a story. I made this chair to show how a simple chair can generate discussions and imagination. The name. Since I was in France while doing this project, I tought of naming the chair after one of the most important female european h...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:57:56 PST
How to restore an attic
How to restore an attic - More DIY How To Projects]]> derte84 I was looking at my photo library when I got the idea of publishing an instructable about the attic I restored some years ago. While searching for the right photos, I realized that this room was the subject of quite a few of my instructables. Since the room was restored about 10 years ago, some pho...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:28:51 PST
Modern style table from scrap plywood
Modern style table from scrap plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> niall mc I had a lot of leftover plywood and veneer and always thought ply has its own interesting symmetrical grain. So with a lot of glue and clamping I finally got the result I wanted. The general shape was cut out with the band saw. I finished up with a disc sander. Niall Mc Keown. http://www.designaga...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:14:57 PST
A Live/Work Space Organized for Meetings, Project Work, DIY, and Entertaining technoplastique I'm a full time designer/artist who is sharing a live/work space with another designer. The space is an apartment with high ceilings and lots of light, but no closets. Technically that's a lie, but the one closet we have is small and has to be kept fairly clear because that's where the light switche...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 20:30:46 PDT
A Room for Sis estructor Our oldest sister wears many hats. Caregiver to mom, busy retail clerk, friend and helper to many.  A talented chef, an awesome organizer, she is the glue that bonds the household together. All along she has been someone who will do for you, and then be too busy or will run out of resources for do...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 19:18:17 PDT
Easy Design Shoe Rack
Easy Design Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrdebos Like most women, my girlfriend has an extensive shoe collection. However, most of them are usually scattered around on the floor in places you would rather place your feet while walking around the house. That's why I decided to make a shoe rack. To make it a little more special, I made the 'constru...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 11:50:00 PDT
Home Cinema furniture you cannot buy anywhere (HCfycba) Mike73 Introduction: Space is tight in a small condo, so I wanted some slick and small TV-furniture to go with my home cinema stuff. There are some options readily available, but they are either rather expensiv or just don't perfectly fit my needs. So I thought about how I want my set up to look like ...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2011 06:09:39 PST
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min.
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Allotrio Sitting all day sucks, because it causes back pain sometimes. Standing all day sucks as well, because it causes tired legs after a while. So while working at Open Design City today, I was wondering how to solve this with a very low budget and without a lot of time. So I came up with some kind of se...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 08:25:17 PST
whimsical furniture
whimsical furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> gamerorg I made this instructable to show whats possible with a couple of tools and a bit of creativity. After looking for something to showcase some of the wife's collectibles.I decided just to make her something. I find it to be more enjoyable to make certain things rather than just buying something, thi...
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:08:52 PST
Kid's Rocking Moroccan Makeover
Kid's Rocking Moroccan Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> modhomeecteacher My usual Goodwill perusal turned up a $6.99 kid's rocking chair that had seen better days.  Having previously designed and created kid's rockers for, I am very familiar with downsizing adult looks to kid sized proportions. This would be a cinch. In comes the Moroccan look or, you may ev...
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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 11:12:10 PDT
The IKEAhacked adjustable angle drawing table
The IKEAhacked adjustable angle drawing table - More DIY How To Projects]]> akoithra This hack uses a VIKA BLECKET table top, two VIKA ARTUR trestles, four EKBY STILIG shelf brackets, some wooden pegs, nuts and bolts, a power drill, some thick double sided tape, and my Dad. The problem with angled surfaces The motivation behind this IKEAHack was the need to keep coffee cups f...
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Fri, 4 Jun 2010 02:27:15 PDT
DIY cheap, chic and modular
DIY cheap, chic and modular - More DIY How To Projects]]> Denise Flasz I live in NY and as you all know this place is very expensive. It's mostly a temporary city for people like me, we come, we get as much as we can and then we leave. My apartment it's furnished with Ikea products of course, but that doesn't mean I can't have a nice piece at home. I really wanted to d...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2009 07:45:11 PST
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture!
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Yasonyacky  I absolutely hate arranging and rearranging furniture.  I don't hate the end result of an attractive and functional living space, but I hate trying to figure it out the traditional way - you know, moving everything around over and over again, just to see how a different arrangement will look or wor...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 13:17:07 PST
Make Furniture With Cardboard!
Make Furniture With Cardboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman A small end or occasional table is always handy to have around. so I decided to make this project and will enter it in the Gorilla glue contest as well. Draw The Design I just do a rough drawing, saves time, and no need for a CAD program. Gather the Cardboard and other Materials From my stoc...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 08:34:13 PDT
Coffee Table with Antique Windows
Coffee Table with Antique Windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimBTodd My mother wanted a unique, traditional and modern coffee table. I found some old antique wooden windows at a flea market, and designed this coffee table around them. Windows I found windows, like the one pictured, at a flea market for $3 a piece. I bought three. These are what the table was desi...
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Sat, 16 May 2009 22:52:22 PDT