Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - furniture - featured Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:59:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chair of Light
Chair of Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> PetterToft This project was to see what happens if you use a chair to conduct light like a optic wire. It is based on the three of principals of design. Form, function and construction. So basically it has to look good, the light conducting has to work, and one must be able to sit in it. Inspiration and Star...
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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:12:20 PDT
GroundFX Bed
GroundFX Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o Throw away your clumsy old steel frame bed. You deserve a bed that looks like it’s floating! And glows! And is impossible to stub your toe on! And most importantly - that you built with your own hands. You may have seen something like this online before, but I’ve made some improvements that make it ...
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Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:40:47 PDT
Half Chair (Foldable)
Half Chair (Foldable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 18clynch Questions?Now you may have some questions. First and foremost you may be wondering, what the heck IS a half chair and to answer that question I would say it can be used for many things but mostly for enjoyment of sitting on the ground with some comfortable backing behind you.I first got the idea for...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 18:09:38 PST
Make It: Mid-Century Modern Bench
Make It: Mid-Century Modern Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> makerandco I saw a picture of this bench in a couple of interior design magazines, fell in love with it, and before I knew it, I'd embarked upon making my own. The internet is full of both very pricey versions of this bench (retailing for stupid prices - $1,000 USD upwards) and cheaper knock offs ($300 or so)...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:53:54 PST
Escamotable - More DIY How To Projects]]> sainarayanan Hey, how you doing?Here's a shelf that one can fit anywhere without spending much time.Well, Escamotable is a French word meaning "foldable". Yep, it means that this shelf is a foldable shelf. It began life as an elegant solution to a common problem of urban living. Realizing the limits of my crampe...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:35:51 PST
Pallet Wood Nightstand (with Minimal Tools)
Pallet Wood Nightstand (with Minimal Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> BossyRangs I recently moved and found myself in need of a nightstand. I had a pile of pallet wood laying around, so I decided to use that for the build. This way, it cost me virtually nothing. I might decide to make fancier nightstands later (or just buy them), but at least now I have a spot next to my bed to ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:52:25 PST
3D Puzzle Stool
3D Puzzle Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> acerruto In this Instructable, we will create a self-supporting stool that requires no screws, nails, or other joiner pieces to be assembled. This stool is built as a three-dimensional puzzle. Prep Calculations and Material Gathering As a method to visualize the complex cuts of the stool’s legs and seat, ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 05:22:49 PST
S H E L F Ter
S H E L F Ter - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong Hello. This project I will take a different approach try to make a shelf. Maybe you have seen a doll’s house before, it just a section of the house, that you can see the interior in all the rooms, it’s usually 2- 3 stories. This project I design a section of an old building that has a window and ...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:44:46 PST
Undulation Coffee Table
Undulation Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> biancosplanco Undulation is a coffee table designed and built by Matthew Bianco-Splann. It was an exploration in digital fabrication, woodworking, welding, and patience. This is a tutorial on how to re-create the table or something similar. Acquire Materials The first step in making the table is to locate ...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:17:03 PST
The Scrap Stool
The Scrap Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> nikbentel A little bit about the stoolThe goal of the scrap stool is to reconsider the manufacturing process and labor costs in making a stool. I began this project by asking local paper businesses to put their paper waste into trashcans that I pre-filled with a slow drying glue.By discarding their paper was...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:03:33 PST
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
A Table from Discarded Wood Flooring
A Table from Discarded Wood Flooring - More DIY How To Projects]]> chadmikell A friend of mine grabbed some old wood floor planks that were being thrown out. They were from a local historic building that was being remodeled. He asked me to make a table top from them. He gave me the dimensions he wanted and said he wanted it framed in something black and to keep the original f...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 18:03:18 PST
Broken Bed -> Entryway Bench w/ Shoe Storage
Broken Bed -> Entryway Bench w/ Shoe Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 This gorgeous entryway bench was conceived from a need + a challenge. The need: We have a lot of shoes (with our family of five) and need proper (but convenient) storage for them. Plus, we need somewhere to sit while putting on our shoes in the entry.The challenge: My husband challenged me to make t...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 13:07:09 PST
Broken Bed -> Weathered Gray Entry Table
Broken Bed -> Weathered Gray Entry Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 This entry table is a two-fer from a previous challenge by my husband to build entryway furniture for "nothing" using things we already owned. You can see the entryway bench with shoe storage that I made here: table spawned from the excess mat...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 13:04:59 PST
nap tub
nap tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Take your napping to the next level by transforming a claw foot tub into a relaxing day lounger, combining two favorites into one: style, and napping.The classic aesthetic of the claw foot tub shouldn't just be relegated to the bathroom, but celebrated out in the open for all to admire. This real ca...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 09:36:01 PST
Third Dimensions SHELF
Third Dimensions SHELF - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong Hello. This project I try to design the shelf that looks like 2 dimensional, but it really is 3 dimensional shelf to go along with Red and Blue chair. The material for this project I used MDF 12 millimeters thickness and use Red and Blue are the main colors. The cutting the MDF is not difficult, ...
By: kotchapong

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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 20:18:47 PST
Custom DIY Patio Set
Custom DIY Patio Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> nancygribble Do you ever go strolling thru Costco and see a wonderful 7 piece patio set. And then say "I GOTTA HAVE THAT"? And then be like "$1500". " WHHHAAAATTT!!". OK. That's a lot of air quotes. Right? That whole conversation happened to me back in the spring time. Then I settled down from my sample fo...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:16:22 PST
Dovetail Bench
Dovetail Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Andrea Make this real size doll bench with some big dovetails on the sides!You and your better half will love it.Make sure to check out the video to see the details on making it. Prepare the Wood Cut your stock to manageable sizes.The sides are 30x63cm (5cm thick) and the seating surface is 30x90cm (2.5...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:26:51 PST
Piano Art
Piano Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew Whether you're wanting to fix up an old piano you've had for years or look for one just for this project, This is something that's going to take several weeks to finish. It's a good idea to break it into several smaller projects. I suggest that you take your time and enjoy the process.There are many...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:03:48 PST
VW Campervan Shelving
VW Campervan Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> bward18 Made this shelving based on the VW Campervan for my Dad, for his birthday. He collects various sizes of miniature versions of the classic van and needed some more storage space. The unit has lots of different sized shelves inside three sections and can be screwed onto the wall or stand on the floor....
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:11:30 PST
The Stool SHADOW
The Stool SHADOW - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong All furniture such as stool, chair, floor lamp, and so on need a base, it can be circle or square bases, if it don’t have legs. The idea is to make a base look different, and I like the shadow idea. In this case, I started with the retro bike seat that a little over size, and I decided to use the ...
By: kotchapong

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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:31:00 PST
King Platform Bed From 2x4's and Plywood
King Platform Bed From 2x4's and Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ttj54020 The purpose of this instructable is to construct a king size platform bed using 2x4's and plywood. This bed will be going into a smallish bedroom, in order for everything to fit comfortably the platform bed must be no larger than the mattress. Since closet space is also limited the bed will incorpo...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:23:16 PST
Oak MDF Display Shelves.
Oak MDF Display Shelves. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Richard Morley - BrainfizzUK The amount of material required for this project depends on the size and quantity of the shelves you want to build, But this complete unit was made from approx 1/3 and full sheet of Oak Face MDF.It could quite easily be made from Ply, MDF or solid boards.Cut the material to the size you want for you...
By: Richard Morley - BrainfizzUK

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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 02:45:05 PST
Reclaimed Corner Desk
Reclaimed Corner Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> eLVirus88 The desk in my home office is an absolute wreck! It is amazing that anything gets done in there, and an upgrade is way overdue.Presented with a large supply of reclaimed wood, I set out to solve my workspace woes. The result is this simple to build and super functional corner desk. Follow along to s...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 22:09:35 PST
Companion Table from Reclaimed Material
Companion Table from Reclaimed Material - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYharshal hello friends, I am feeling immense pleasure while presenting my fist ever instructable in front of you.I am following this website since around two years. whenever I feel nerves or depressed i visit this website, read various instructables, comments, watch videos & I get recharged instantly.I think...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 08:18:05 PST
Bar With Floating Live Edge Top
Bar With Floating Live Edge Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> 7 Mile Makery In regional New Zealand sometimes the only way to get hardwood is to buy slabs via an online auction / forum and dry it yourself. I had this one slab of oak that warped and cracked severely while drying and would be no good as dimensional lumber. I needed a project that would allow the timber to mov...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 20:57:30 PST
Duo: The Multipurpose Desk and Coffee Table
Duo: The Multipurpose Desk and Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattTheMaker This instructable is a continuation of a project I did for one of my design classes at uni. The Duo Table is designed for people living in small spaces that want to maximize the functionality of their room. The table goes from coffee table height to a dinning/desk height in a matter of seconds. This...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:37:43 PST
Drafting Table / Craft Desk
Drafting Table / Craft Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> KXperimental My custom built Drafting Table / Craft desk.This desk is my first furniture build and first time working with anything besides construction grade lumber. Right now it has a white board, cutting guide, lift top, floating shelf with sliding tool board and more features to come (no project is ever trul...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 18:23:39 PST
Stool tower
Stool tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> kotchapong The Stool Tower Seat dimension: Length 28 X Width 17 X Thickness 3 centimeters Tower structure dimension: (Top: Length 8 X Width 8) (Base: Length 25 X Width 25) X Height 50 centimeters The object of this stool started from a bicycle seat with four legs. The design concept is to use Eiffel tower a...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:40:29 PST
Dining Table 2
Dining Table 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Make it Extreme We had the opportunity to make another dining table in order to satisfy a good friend’s request to create one for him by giving us a very beautiful piece of wood. The particular piece of wood has an irregular shape as it is a horizontal slice taken by an IROKO tree. Not only its irregular shape but ...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:27:48 PST
Plywood Sphere Table
Plywood Sphere Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> MarcoGhelfino I was asked by my parents to make a new table for the living room for my school product design project, they specifically asked for a table which was modern, quirky, stylish and had to be made using plywood as a feature. I never thought I could use ply as a feature for a table, but after an enormous...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:49:23 PST
Resize a Coffee Table
Resize a Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> djpolymath I picked up a coffee table that didn't really fit the couch space. I thought about buying a new one, but I notices the table was solidly constructed of hard wood and decided to reshape it. Disassemble First disassemble the table. Resize Top Cut a section out of the table top. Resize Apron...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:20:37 PST
Cardboard Couch
Cardboard Couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Justin Tyler Tate Cardboard is an amazing material: light, strong, durable, biodegradable, and cheap (or free). This Instructable looks to construct a couch made of cardboard which retains the original properties of the material while being able to hold the weight of a person or people as well as being comfortable to...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:36:57 PST
Shelf (re)design - cheap home edition
Shelf (re)design - cheap home edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> TiborR Hello everyone,this is not another tutorial how to make a shelf, these are actually steps how to build your own idea. For example, I took my shelf, which has no purpose and only occupies the space of my room. We gonna redesign my shelf and try to make something better, and more usefully.And, don't w...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 00:34:08 PST
Formal Dining Table
Formal Dining Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Axebeard After moving into a new house this summer my family needed a formal dining table for the upcoming and esteemed holiday of Thanksgiving. Since all my fun money went to the new house and I needed a long formal dinning table, I drew up some plans to make one of my own for under $200 in materials. So, I...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:54:14 PST
Variable Shelf
Variable Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> team 12 What would you think if there by a “Variable Shelf” that we could hang or place something on it? We made a useful and cool interior. This product can change itself from depending on various situations. If you want to hang clothes, you should pull down one stick. When you pull down all sticks, your f...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:51:19 PST
Hidden gaming system.
Hidden gaming system. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jigsaw1970 Lets get started Hide Away Game System First off this is my first instructable so its not going to be perfect. I aquired an old chest about 10 years ago and i never found a use for it so it sat in my shed all this time. Well our coffee table was on it's way out the door and it hit me, I have a co...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 05:24:02 PST
Victorian Vanity and Mirror
Victorian Vanity and Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> LlanesProps This Vanity and Mirror were built for a production of Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel. The director provided me with an image of the vanity he wanted for the production, and my job was to create one as close to the image as possible [Source Image:
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 13:02:58 PST
IKEA Lack Infinity Table
IKEA Lack Infinity Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrCheatak Instructables are actually full of infinity tables and mirrors of all kinds and shapes, but I think IKEA Lack table is the most convenient as it's widely spread, cheap and a pretty popular coffee table. Materials To make this table you will need:— IKEA Lack table – I bought it for about 7$— Mirro...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 11:21:03 PST
Retro/Rustic Shoe Cabinet DIY Tutorial
Retro/Rustic Shoe Cabinet DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodenProjects What ?Easy to make with common devices - Shoe cabinet for Your shoes.Why ?Why not ? You have shoe, Yes ? You also like woodworking, so.. do the shoe cabinet!Handmade cabinet could be better than those ones from shops - it fit's perfectly, looks better, is made from wood (not from wood replacement wh...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:08:50 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
Furniture from construction waste
Furniture from construction waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> BelleHarmon There is a lot of waste that is produced from a construction site. There is also heaps of useful materials that go to waste that can be used for furniture. Here are the steps that I took to create a bench using about 90-95% construction waste. Making the bench top First of all lay out the materia...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:15:43 PDT
IKEA Hack: 15 Minute Desktop Speaker Stands
IKEA Hack: 15 Minute Desktop Speaker Stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheShoes76 SKIP TO THE END FOR THE QUICK AND DIRTY VERSION!--MATERIALS: 2 SKOGSTA Chopping Boards (13 ¾ x 7 ¾") from IKEA ($5.99 each) 2 packs of CAPITA Legs (4 ½ ") from IKEA ($12.00 per pack of 4) Drill Pencil Phillips head screwdriver--I needed a couple of monitor stands for my home recording studio. I d...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:33:48 PDT
Child-sized Cardboard Chair
Child-sized Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> DawnN2 Make this child sized chair out of 10' of singlefaced corrugated and cardboard circles cut from recycled boxes. Items needed 10' x 20" of singlefaced corrugated (the kind that comes in a roll)Scrap regular cardboard to make three 12" circlesBradsWhite or wood glueCraft knifeAwlPencilRuler or tap...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 17:15:17 PDT
Maker Pipe Coffee Table
Maker Pipe Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maker Pipe Next to a couch and a TV, something to set your drinks, magazine, phone, or whatever else you use while relaxing is perhaps the most important piece of living room furniture. It's also the easiest to build, especially with a versatile construction system like MakerPipe. With just a few steps you ca...
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:59:05 PDT
Little Red Wagon Bench
Little Red Wagon Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour I came across an old little red wagon (almost identical to a radio flyer wagon) outside a friend's house and knew I could make something cool out of it. After weighing my options I decided to make a small bench out of it using reclaimed pallet wood for a top. This project is relatively easy and re...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:21:36 PDT
Media Cabinet
Media Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> IssamK Inspired by Crate and Barrel designs, I decided to build me one very affordable Media cabinet. @ C&B they use it as a space divider. It could fit many purposes and yet stand solid and strong! For this project You would need 7 x 2Mx30CM Wood Shelfs (Pine or Oak - depending on Budget ) 2 x 2Mx4cCM F...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 13:49:17 PDT
GeoShift Transforming Chair
GeoShift Transforming Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> dswaim *Warning: Shameless Self Promotion* If you like this Instructable, please give it a vote in the Cardboard Contest! Thank you!I designed this chair as an study into transformable children's furniture. The GeoShift chair is your own personal Agrocrag; climable, transformable and a surprisingly comfy s...
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:43:27 PDT
Clear Wood BookCase
Clear Wood BookCase - More DIY How To Projects]]> IssamK We just moved in our new apartment and were excited about the Garden we have. So I directly took the opportunity (with wife's permission ;) ) to set up a small workshop and build some of our own furniture. This design was inspired by a book case I saw at a friends place, and it was fun to try to rec...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 07:46:21 PDT
Custom Live Edge Table
Custom Live Edge Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> DylanD581 Bring the outdoors, indoors with a custom live edge table, a flat-cut tree slab with glossy black, welded steel legs.This cherry wood table showcases the tree's natural grain, and the live edge gives it a rustic and unfinished look. This adds some nice character to the table, too. The legs are welde...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:39:02 PDT