Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - plywood http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:20:37 PST BLOX v1.01 Mid Century Style Wall System Made Out of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Style-Wall-System-Made-Out-of-Plywood/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:07:20 PST
Fast and Furious Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Furious-Book-Case/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:46:51 PST
Turntable Cabinet OSB http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Cabinet-OSB/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:15:45 PST
Wall Mounted Plywood Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Plywood-Entertainment-Center/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:44:35 PST
DIY Storage Benches http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Storage-Benches/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:22:13 PST
Coffee Table w/ Raising Top/compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-W-Raising-Topcompartment/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:27:17 PST
Bedside Table with Trestle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Table-With-Trestle/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:41:06 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/CC-Chair-How-to-Bend-Plywood/
CC Chair - how to bend plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SMALL.jpg kniegmann I had a few weeks to build a chair and decided to experiment with bending plywood. Instead of laminating veneers or using a product like bendy ply, I tried laminating thin furniture grade plywood to make thicker plywood. My results were quite successful and the chair was very sturdy and relatively c...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
Campaign Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Campaign-Desk/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:05:21 PST
Toddler Table and Stool. http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Table-and-Stool/
Toddler Table and Stool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/FGBF/IIRRMOOL/FLOFGBFIIRRMOOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/FGBF/IIRRMOOL/FLOFGBFIIRRMOOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/FGBF/IIRRMOOL/FLOFGBFIIRRMOOL.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy Instructable readers. Today, I am going to show you how I made a table and stool for my daughter. I am going to try to keep it easy with a moderate amount of tools that a home wood shop may have. Including stain and consumables I would estimate that I have about $50 in materials. I had ...
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:25:18 PST
Faux Live Edge Wood Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Live-Edge-Wood-Mirror/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 14:10:42 PST
Slotted Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Slotted-Bed/
Slotted Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/1YIC/IG5GKCN1/FP11YICIG5GKCN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/1YIC/IG5GKCN1/FP11YICIG5GKCN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/1YIC/IG5GKCN1/FP11YICIG5GKCN1.SMALL.jpg cndjian A simple bed frame assembled from box joints and slots. Design your bed in Rhino This bed frame is intended to fit a full-size mattress. Rather than having slats stretch across the frame, I wanted to try making a different supporting structure. Starting with the dimensions for most standard full-...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 01:08:19 PDT
Boomerang Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Boomerang-Table/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 20:41:11 PDT
Mid-Century Modern Style Coffee Table made with Plyboo (Bamboo Plywood) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Style-Coffee-Table-made-with-Plyboo-Ba/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 18:34:54 PDT
Flat Pack End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-End-Table/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 15:58:02 PDT
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-furnish-your-apartment-with-CNC-tools-Part-/
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SMALL.jpg wgpatrick I’ve recently moved in to a new apartment that sorely lacks furnishing. Instead of going on a shopping spree at IKEA, I’m using the CNC tools at Autodesk Pier 9 to furnish my new apartment. I don’t have any background in furniture design and limited CNC experience, so I’m also pursuing this project...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:58:04 PDT
Simple Plywood Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Plywood-Stool/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 21:19:18 PDT
Modular chaiR http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-CHAIR/
Modular chaiR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SMALL.gif grndnl This modular chaiR is a WIP project constructed using Autodesk Fusion 360.The idea behind the project stemmed from the constraints that a college dorm room usually puts on the student: there is always not enough space.This chaiR wishes to tackle this problem by allowing the student to first customiz...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:24:11 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SMALL.jpg 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
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slipstream-Table-Experiments-in-Aluminum-and-Plywo/
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Slipstream Table is the culmination of a number of side projects and experiments in CNC profile cutting, lamination, sheet good manipulation and traditional woodworking. The project is the result of the economy and efficiency of cnc fabrication, as well as the realities of the hand finishing req...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:29:45 PDT
A In_Flexible Pavilion http://www.instructables.com/id/A-InFlexible-Pavilion/
A In_Flexible Pavilion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SMALL.jpg Qingzhi Team: Kyle Johnson, David Campbell, Qingzhi Li, Yu ZhengInstructors: Kyle Steinfeld, Simon Schleicher, Jonathan Bachrach, Luis Jaggy. Overview The goal of the project was to explore active bending and kerfing of wood surfaces. We conceptualized the project in two parts: the seat, which is a heavy...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 01:15:48 PDT
X and O side table http://www.instructables.com/id/X-and-O-side-table/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:47:51 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Birch-Ply-End-Table/
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SMALL.jpg abertoni As a primer for a larger project I decided to take on a small laminated end table. The project came together from start to finish in an afternoon, the design was focused on creating a simple form using efficient nesting of sheet goods on a shopbot CNC router. Design The concept behind this small...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-mailboxes-for-apartment-building/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:31:30 PDT
Bunk-bed-desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-bed-desk/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:26:01 PDT
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-1/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:07:55 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Minimalist Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Bunk-Bed/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:12:18 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
Shoe organizer bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SMALL.jpg workislove I live in tight quarters with my family, and lately we've been practically tripping over each other's stuff. I've been tasked with organizing the apartment by any means necessary, and in this instructable I'll show how I got things started with an entryway bench that doubles as a shoe organizer.I've...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
No-frills armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/No-frills-armoire/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:02:08 PST
Plywood chic — Dining table and benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-and-benches-plywood/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:00:51 PST
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Flat-Pack-Rocking-Cat/
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SMALL.jpg rpantaleo Hello Instructables! It's been a while since I've done a how-to.My good friend and college roommate just recently became a father, so I decided to make a gift for his child. I ultimately decided to make a rocking horse. To make it a bit more unique, I decided to make it a cat instead of a horse (sin...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:54:25 PST
Celing Tile Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Celing-Tile-Headboard/
Celing Tile Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/QTCH/I3TIDXAJ/F2TQTCHI3TIDXAJ.SMALL.jpg Withered Perception A simple way to add a bit of rustic to your room. Seal, Seal, Seal! Most celing tiles have lead paint and/ or some form of asbestos. Pick up a latex, epoxy or urethane sealant at you local hardware store.We liked the look of the peeling cracking paint. With this being said we didn't want to sand...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 15:48:48 PST
Multi-purpose table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-table/
Multi-purpose table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SMALL.jpg jdawgbailey001 Hello, my name is Jason. I live at a place called Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and have been here for nine years. It is a place for children kindergarten to twelfth grade where they stay and get to visit their families at the holidays. We live here and go to school here and everything. I have a job out h...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:28:09 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
Folded Plate Chair #3B - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 This is a design for an "origami style" plywood chair. After doing some initial prototypes with various sheet goods and continuous hinges I settled on this design as a good balance of affordability and quality. The Parts There are many kinds of plywood out there but if you're actually going to...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
Bent Plywood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Bent Plywood Chair is part of a broader study I'm up to experimenting with ergonomics- trying different materials and construction methods using the dimensions and posture of Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavillion Chair (1929). This one is made using 3/4" plywood and kerf bending for smooth c...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Minimalist Black Steel Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Black-Steel-Desk/
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Easy Modular Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Modular-Shelves/
Easy Modular Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SMALL.jpg carl5blum Hi:I had a large pile of 3/8" plywood pieces and a need for some more shelves. Since the pieces were all under 24" I looked for an easy way to make them. History of the Idea For years I've been making pigeon hole shelves like these. Just long strips of plywood with slots half way through. Slots o...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:38:44 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
DIY Baby Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SMALL.jpg russian_desman Once upon the time I decided to make the bed for my newborn son. At first I bought the mattress in local baby store (the part I am unable to make myself). The mattress size is 40 x 90 cm. (All sizes will be given in centimeters, you can always divide them by 2.54 to convert them into inches). Also I...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
IKEA Epedit Plywood Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Epedit-Plywood-Hack/
IKEA Epedit Plywood Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/237P/HX1WACXS/F5F237PHX1WACXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/237P/HX1WACXS/F5F237PHX1WACXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/237P/HX1WACXS/F5F237PHX1WACXS.SMALL.jpg dyiguy We've got two IKEA Expedit units a couple of years ago. Nice and cheap stuff but not as good for storing books as we initially thought. So we cam up with a plywood boxes that will combine all of this:Look goodStore booksStore small less often used stuff on the back (like Christmas toys, backup light...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 03:01:53 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Building an Armoire (aka Wardrobe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Armoire-aka-Wardrobe/
Building an Armoire (aka Wardrobe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/I201/HS70D0AA/FXYI201HS70D0AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/I201/HS70D0AA/FXYI201HS70D0AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/I201/HS70D0AA/FXYI201HS70D0AA.SMALL.jpg EcoExpatMike The Philippine house April and I share (when I am not in Afghanistan) has a number of nice features.  NOT included are closets.  Apparently they, like foreign military bases, are forbidden here. So April asked me to build her an Armoire for her to hang her school uniform, dresses, and such. It goe...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:29:04 PST
Baby Bus Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bus-Bench/
Baby Bus Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/23LK/ICGWAIGV/FJP23LKICGWAIGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/23LK/ICGWAIGV/FJP23LKICGWAIGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/23LK/ICGWAIGV/FJP23LKICGWAIGV.SMALL.jpg EcoExpatMike As everyone who has ever read one of my carpentry Instructables knows, I have a toddler son, and his toddler cousin, basically rampaging through the estate. I made them a picnic table (which they love to use as a fort and jungle gym), blackboard, and Christmas tree. Next would be a little kid siz...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:16:19 PST
A Flat (ish) pack desk using hinges, latches and mortised joints. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-flattish-pack-desk-using-hinges-latches-and-mort/
A Flat (ish) pack desk using hinges, latches and mortised joints. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/JJKW/HRBE4KGV/FBOJJKWHRBE4KGV.SMALL.jpg EcoExpatMike My girlfriend/ fiancée/ wife (her title depends on who you ask) needed a desk to study at in our house in the Philippines.  A quick search of the local shops showed no cost efficient desk that approximated her needs.  And the tools & materials available to me here are quite limited…  The pic is her,...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 02:54:33 PST