Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:45:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Guest Book Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Guest-Book-Table/
Guest Book Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SMALL.jpg bluegirl1434 I found this table at a garage sale for 2 dollars. I wanted something unique and creative for our wedding guestbook. So my husband and I ( back then he was my fiance) sanded the original pink paint off and painted the table light tan. I wrote our initials and wedding date on it with an acrylic paint...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:19:59 PDT
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SMALL.jpg buck2217 My wife wanted some pool side chairs but the ones she saw were over $1000 each so I built my own (to be honest next time i'll stop being such a cheapskate and buy them!!)I had all the wood lying around so have estimated costs (in NZ$) for pounds divide by 2Materials2m 4x4 ($15)5m 4x2 ($20)2m 2x2 ($2...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SMALL.jpg Nesserz So last year when I had a bit of down time before moving from icy Calgary to sunny-ish San Francisco. I thought I would try my hand at 123D Make and use it to create a piece of furniture that required no hardware for assembly. I wanted to do this for my IKEA challenged friends who never seem to unde...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SMALL.jpg djmccray IntroHere is how to make a bed that your daughter will love. I made this bed for my daughter so she would want to make a transition to a big girl bed and have a bed as cool as the dump truck bed I made for my son. Before building the bed, my wife and I searched for a store bought bed but they were...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 I have always wished to design and make furniture pieces that are uniquely meaningful and beautiful for our home. I was a power tool phobia who never even used a drill, until about 6 months ago, my wish became irresistible, so I took a 16 week woodworking class at our local college which happened to...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
IKEA Futon Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SMALL.jpg efraguada I wanted an upgrade from the typical collegiate Ikea wooden futon in the living room to a bit more stylish adult living room sofa. Researching couches & sofas I found; I could get a used one off craigslist (not a very stylish selection), a new one from Ikea, or the couches that I wanted--that I coul...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
Concrete Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Bench/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:50:38 PDT
RockChair http://www.instructables.com/id/RockChair/
RockChair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger StumpChair (facebook.com/StumpChair) was met with quite a bit of success in the past few years and it got me thinking about what else I could make into a chair. Rocks seemed liked like the next logical place to go. Drilling holes in rocks is much more permanent and damaging than in stumps so public ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:04:25 PDT
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-bedside-buddy/
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This smart bedside caddy has compartments to hold all your everyday carry (EDC) sundries. This simple IKEA hack was made from an IKEA flatware holder and has drawer pulls as feet. Put this caddy next to your bed to hold you phone and earplugs at night, or next to your couch to keep your remote contr...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:50:30 PDT
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Hutch-Re-purposed-to-a-BAR-DIY/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
Compact, Modular Living Loft http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Modular-Living-Loft/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 01:35:23 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SMALL.jpg Aaron_Geman Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9L-Lounge-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SMALL.jpg 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
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-drawer-pulls/
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SMALL.jpg workislove Here is a set of wooden drawer pulls I made for a chest of drawers, made of the scroll saw in Techshop's wood shop. Last year I made a nice little chest of drawers - she's not pretty, but she's quite functional. It was my first furniture project after taking a wood-joinery class at Techshop. But it...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:38:14 PDT
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-pac-n-go-Chair/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:20:08 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SMALL.jpg xbremer CAF is the coffee table that moves with you, converting quickly from a coffee table to a three-drawer box 4.5" tall to store and move all the little books, papers, and pencils that don't have a box of their own. The table can be made entirely out of one 4ft x 8ft piece of plywood 1/2" thick, with c...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
PENNY TABLE http://www.instructables.com/id/PENNY-TABLE/
PENNY TABLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SMALL.jpg 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
Piano Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 PDT
Children's Step Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Step-Stool/
Children's Step Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/B4GR/HTDDSTAW/F77B4GRHTDDSTAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/B4GR/HTDDSTAW/F77B4GRHTDDSTAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/B4GR/HTDDSTAW/F77B4GRHTDDSTAW.SMALL.jpg iarthur2 My sister wanted a step stool for her two year old in the bathroom. The following is what I came up with and is my first instructable. For this project I used only what I had lying around from previous projects so this stool could definitely be modified and improved upon. Material:I used scrap pine...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:53:14 PDT
Live-Edge End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-End-Table/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:15:36 PDT
Wire Spool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Spool-Table/
Wire Spool Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's an amazing feeling to know that you made the table you sit in front of and enjoy on the daily. It's an even more amazing feeling to know that you upcycled industrial equipment and saved it from the waste of a landfill! In this instructable, I'll show you how I converted a huge copper-wire spool...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:55:07 PST
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibonacci-plug-in-bookshelf/
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SMALL.jpg katekat You need a bookshelf with mixed wood and harmonic light design? This bookshelf has no visible screws and you can staple or organize books as you like, because of different shelves. It is light and beautiful. The hard part is the construction afterwards you will need one day work. This bookshelf c...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:21:37 PST
how to decoupage a thrift store dresser with a poster http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-decoupage-a-thrift-store-dresser-with-a-pos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SMALL.jpg debisdesigndiary transform a thrift store dresser with with decoupage and a 9$ poster, learn how to create a smooth finish without bubbles.
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:39:16 PST
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Controlled-Entertainment-Center/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:19:15 PST
Wood serving tray with folding stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-serving-tray-with-folding-stand/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:04:39 PST
DIY Secret Counter Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Secret-Counter-Chair/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:48:48 PST
Architectural Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Shelving/
Architectural Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This shelving unit was commissioned for the gallery at Autodesk Pier 9 in San Francisco. It was created to showcase a diverse range of maker-style projects made in house by artists, Instructables staff, and Autodesk employees alike. (And the shelving itself had to look cool too.) I've always liked ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:18:43 PST
Apple Crate Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Crate-Coffe-Table/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:30:11 PST
Pallet wood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-Coffee-Table-1/
Pallet wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: Orinico

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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:54:26 PST
Bent Lamination Form (How To) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Lamination-Form-How-To/
Bent Lamination Form (How To) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SMALL.jpg wizzinstuff In this intractable, you will learn how to create a bending form for bent lamination. I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws What you will need: 1. Metal ruler (3ft) 2. Heavy objects 3. French curves 4. Drafting & design fade-out vellum (drafting paper) 5. Blue painters tape 6. Number 2 pen...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:18:30 PST
Custom Audio Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Audio-Shelf/
Custom Audio Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/LHEX/HPWMME99/FRQLHEXHPWMME99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/LHEX/HPWMME99/FRQLHEXHPWMME99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/LHEX/HPWMME99/FRQLHEXHPWMME99.SMALL.jpg cmonaco3 This custom audio shelf was a gift to my girlfriend. I wanted to give here a nice place to store her CDs and vinyl records and I was unable to find any store-bought options I liked. The shelf was designed for a record player to sit on top and hold 120 CDs. Note that this Instructable assumes prior ...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 06:40:04 PST
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Antique-Whitewashed-Shoe-rack-from-Old-IKEA-Pa/
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/7RFY/HP0CV40G/FP27RFYHP0CV40G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/7RFY/HP0CV40G/FP27RFYHP0CV40G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/7RFY/HP0CV40G/FP27RFYHP0CV40G.SMALL.jpg E_Bloomquist So I have the problem many of us are faced with, especially in a city where space is tight. Too many shoes and not enough storage. o_0 So I decided to build a shoe-rack and had the idea to use some parts from an IKEA MIKAEL desk hutch that was no longer being used and some scraps of wood I got from ...
By: E_Bloomquist

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:56:46 PST
An entry organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/An-entry-organizer/
An entry organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SMALL.jpg etlerd [UPDATE: I hope you'll vote for this, as I've entered it into the Workshop Contest.  Thanks!] The dream house for our family of four would include a mud room--a place to collect all the crap we bring home but don't want lying on the floor. The problem: we don't live in our dream house. What we do h...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:47:01 PST
Hand Crank TV Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-TV-Lift/
Hand Crank TV Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KLIA/HM72GWJK/F83KLIAHM72GWJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KLIA/HM72GWJK/F83KLIAHM72GWJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KLIA/HM72GWJK/F83KLIAHM72GWJK.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus TVs are great and all, but when they're not in use I prefer that they'd not be seen. They're big visual voids that don't exactly bring the room together. There are two options for this: covering them up or moving them away. Also, I'm using plenty of electricity as it is so I decided to go for a ha...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:05:41 PST
Desk-height Cabinet made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-height-Cabinet-made-with-CNC-Router/
Desk-height Cabinet made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Another piece made with my blind mortice and pocket screw construction method.  This cabinet is desktop height (29") and is sized to accommodate most printers.    This was originally designed for office use as a printer stand/cabinet, but I feel that the dimensions and look of the piece make it suit...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:05:28 PST
"Dynamite Crate" End Table from Old Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamite-Crate-End-Table-from-Old-Pallet/
"Dynamite Crate" End Table from Old Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/UUIP/HMVJONZL/FUBUUIPHMVJONZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/UUIP/HMVJONZL/FUBUUIPHMVJONZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/UUIP/HMVJONZL/FUBUUIPHMVJONZL.SMALL.jpg me-again100 This instructable will show you how to make an end table that looks like an old dynamite crate.  It is easy to build and is made from an old pallet so it's cheap too. Materials Materials An old pallet Large ceramic tile Small Hinges Magnetic Catch Small furniture slides or floor protectors Stenc...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 12:45:43 PST
Soda Crate Spice Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Crate-Spice-Rack/
Soda Crate Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/GZ33/HM8CVKSV/FK8GZ33HM8CVKSV.SMALL.jpg wholman Years ago, at a drafty, bat-infested flea market in rural Alabama, I picked up two antique wooden soda crates for $5 each. One was solid Coca-Cola red, the other a dusky orange, brand unknown. And then they sat, warehoused in a succession of closets until I had occasion to use them. In my most rece...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 06:26:39 PST
Multi purpose childrenchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-childrenchair/
Multi purpose childrenchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/09M2/HNE3X40B/FB909M2HNE3X40B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/09M2/HNE3X40B/FB909M2HNE3X40B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/09M2/HNE3X40B/FB909M2HNE3X40B.SMALL.jpg flemse The purpose of this instructable is to make a multipurpose childrenschair. The requirements where - Durable - Cheap - Limited materials - Multipurpose - Easy to make Multipurpose childrenschair The final chair have three funtionalities - Low chair - High chair - Table Materials The requireme...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:09:10 PDT
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tool-Stand-from-an-Old-File-Cabinet/
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Our Hacker space The Rabbit Hole needed a stand for our new CarveWright CNC machine. (Search on Sears.com for Craftsman Bench Top Tool Stand and you'll find stands (without drawers or even a top) priced between $45 and $165). As luck would have it, an old 4 drawer filing cabinet was standing out on ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 10:41:40 PDT
Upcycled outdoor furniture set http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-outdoor-furniture-set/
Upcycled outdoor furniture set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/91G6/HLZRVIUX/F4991G6HLZRVIUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/91G6/HLZRVIUX/F4991G6HLZRVIUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/91G6/HLZRVIUX/F4991G6HLZRVIUX.SMALL.jpg craterobber This is my first instructable.  I have been building with pallets for about five years, enjoying their low cost, versatility and cool weathered/industrial look. I have decided to turn a few of my projects into instructables - apologies if there is a lack of pictures - but most of the projects I'm s...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:46:12 PDT
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramified-Armchair-bending-plywood/
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SMALL.jpg 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
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Ikea-Lack-Table/
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/QNUC/HKVLCMIS/FNZQNUCHKVLCMIS.SMALL.jpg 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
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiskey-Barrel-Bar-Stools/
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8QW2/HKE9MLRA/F2L8QW2HKE9MLRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8QW2/HKE9MLRA/F2L8QW2HKE9MLRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/8QW2/HKE9MLRA/F2L8QW2HKE9MLRA.SMALL.jpg kminer49er Sun and weather take a toll on outdoor furniture. I had four outdoor bar stools covered with plastic resin wicker that had cracked and split. I priced new outdoor bar stools, ($75 and up x 4.) I figured I could renovate my old stools for about the price a single new chair. The plastic wicker had to ...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:27:37 PDT
Create your own Y-Parametric table - More artistic furnishings! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Y-Parametric-table-More-artistic/
Create your own Y-Parametric table - More artistic furnishings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SMALL.jpg ohmdaddy This is my second single sheet plywood furniture instructable! If you missed the first, the Fishbone chair, please check it out! This too I made at the Techshop! This was another instance of me scouring through the internet late at night, and saw something that caught my eye! A piece by Krystian Kwi...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 17:41:50 PDT
Painting a Dresser to Give it a Custom Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-a-Dresser-to-Give-it-a-Custom-Look/
Painting a Dresser to Give it a Custom Look - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HGV8/HJKBVC0F/FQGHGV8HJKBVC0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HGV8/HJKBVC0F/FQGHGV8HJKBVC0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/HGV8/HJKBVC0F/FQGHGV8HJKBVC0F.SMALL.jpg 4wardthinkers Do you have an ugly dresser or piece of wood furniture you can't stand to look at but can't bear to part with? Before you get rid of it, think about the potential it can provide with a new look. Try painting it in your favorite colors to make it a nice statement piece for your room. Gathering the ...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 22:45:14 PDT
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-fishbone-chair-out-of-a-single-sheet/
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SMALL.jpg ohmdaddy You can now DOWNLOAD THE SHOPBOT FILE from Etsy One of my first projects at the TechShop San Francisco was to use the ShopBot Alpha. It started off with me wanting to make some single sheet plywood furniture, but I had no clue where to start.. After some exhaustive internet researching, I couldn't ...
By: ohmdaddy

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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:15:08 PDT
Oryx desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Oryx-desk/
Oryx desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/NQEY/HJAHCWHH/FWSNQEYHJAHCWHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/NQEY/HJAHCWHH/FWSNQEYHJAHCWHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/NQEY/HJAHCWHH/FWSNQEYHJAHCWHH.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge The really wild desk. Dream of Africa while check your finances. You will need about three quarters of a sheet of 15 mm MDF ( 122x244 cm) Three pine slats ( 2x3 cm?): 30, 90, 110 cm Wood glue 35 mm nails some screws Tools: Electric jig saw (Electric sanding machine) Hammer Drill ( pre-drill screw ...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:56:10 PDT
Giraffe table http://www.instructables.com/id/Giraffe-table/
Giraffe table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/COLL/HJAHVYI2/FJPCOLLHJAHVYI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/COLL/HJAHVYI2/FJPCOLLHJAHVYI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/COLL/HJAHVYI2/FJPCOLLHJAHVYI2.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 07:49:58 PDT
Spare parts garage/shop stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-parts-garageshop-stool/
Spare parts garage/shop stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/Q0FU/HJ1W8J0O/F93Q0FUHJ1W8J0O.SMALL.jpg csellers1 I was standing in my garage the other day wishing I had a suitable place to rest my bones, when I spied my broken motor parts from my old Firebird. This got my wheels a turning and I came up with a plan to put together a simple stool using only leftover pieces and parts. If your anything like me, n...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:06:42 PDT