Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - design Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:16:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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
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
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
Flat-pack Cardboard Beach Office
Flat-pack Cardboard Beach Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> blissful2015 This project is an attempt to bridge my desires of being immersed in the beauty and aliveness of the outdoors, while still remain a productive citizen of the society. Living near the coast, the calling of the ocean is just irresistible. Since a lot of my work can be done on a laptop, to have a porta...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 23:11:29 PST
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
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
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
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
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
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
$50 Drafting Table
$50 Drafting Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> SirBrittanicvs I'm a poor, currently unemployed art student. I plan on doing tons of Illustration work over the summer but I don't really have a suitable space to work. My solution? Build a Drafting table! The first one I designed was far too complex, my friend showed me plans for one on Instructables (http://www....
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Tue, 12 May 2009 15:14:12 PDT
Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair
Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Monkeybrad Today, we are going to make a surprisingly comfortable chair using only six small bolts, nuts and washers, six drywall screws, simple hand tools, a little ingenuity and a recycled 55-gallon plastic drum. Why? Well, that is a good question, partially because it is in our nature to make things, but ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 20:36:11 PDT
Nine Square Chair
Nine Square Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman With a road sign and some geometric shenanigans, the Nine Square Chair was born on a garage floor in Baltimore in early March. After making the Four Square Chair ( and the Flagman Table (
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Sun, 8 Mar 2009 10:43:59 PDT
Good n' Easy Drafting / Design Table
Good n' Easy Drafting / Design Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> blksheep This is an easy to build drafting and design table. All of the components are easy to find at hardware stores or through scavenging. Sorry I don't have pictures of the construction, I didn't even think of posting this until months after I had completed it. Here's a final picture, showing this thin...
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Tue, 23 Oct 2007 17:08:01 PDT
Poorman's design chair
Poorman's design chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lemo Have you ever walked into one of these awesome design webstores? You can find some furniture by famous designers and stuff that look pretty cool. Then you finally reach the price page, and plan to come back in a few years, when you have collected enough money to get that simple chair XD. In this i...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2007 13:53:05 PDT