Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - plywood http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 May 2016 01:17:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant 555 Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Footstool/
Giant 555 Footstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/E2QP/INGBG4NW/FKYE2QPINGBG4NW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/E2QP/INGBG4NW/FKYE2QPINGBG4NW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/E2QP/INGBG4NW/FKYE2QPINGBG4NW.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Since the creation of integrated circuits, there has not been any circuit more useful, more iconic, than the 555 timer created by Hans R. Camenzind. This simple circuit named after it's 3 parallel 5k ohm resistors, has enabled engineers and hobbyist alike to build simple and complex circuits since 1...
By: tomatoskins

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:44:25 PDT
Geometric Pattern Scrap Wood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Pattern-Scrap-Wood-Coffee-Table/
Geometric Pattern Scrap Wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SMALL.jpg Robglacier If you don't feel like reading I made a video of the whole build process hereIf you're still with us check out the following steps.Note: I've written this more as a description of my build process rather than a step-by-step instruction manual because the point of this is to show techniques and ideas...
By: Robglacier

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:51:09 PDT
DIY Plywood Folding Table or Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plywood-Folding-Table-or-Workbench/
DIY Plywood Folding Table or Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/4SW1/IL8W2M8P/FZE4SW1IL8W2M8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/4SW1/IL8W2M8P/FZE4SW1IL8W2M8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/4SW1/IL8W2M8P/FZE4SW1IL8W2M8P.SMALL.jpg alanhatch In my constant efforts to work on my studio apartment, in which I have been working tirelessly on for the last few years now. I have been working in the kitchen lately and these next two instructables are my efforts to improve the efficiency of the kitchen and make it eye pleasing as well. This Simp...
By: alanhatch

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 1 Mar 2016 08:33:04 PST
Bent Lamination Plywood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Lamination-Plywood-Lamp/
Bent Lamination Plywood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/ORIN/IL5J1E51/F24ORINIL5J1E51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/ORIN/IL5J1E51/F24ORINIL5J1E51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/ORIN/IL5J1E51/F24ORINIL5J1E51.SMALL.jpg marksgourmetworkshop I am currently studying design. I have been woodworking and crafting for a couple of years. It started off as a hobby, though it always does I think? Soon, I discovered that making things was something I was extremely passionate about. I aim to invoke thought and emotion in my designs. Whether that ...
By: marksgourmetworkshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:07:44 PST
Multi Purpose Plywood TV Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Plywood-TV-Stand/
Multi Purpose Plywood TV Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/B6H0/IL263CM1/FLAB6H0IL263CM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/B6H0/IL263CM1/FLAB6H0IL263CM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/B6H0/IL263CM1/FLAB6H0IL263CM1.SMALL.jpg torvaga The idea for a stand for our TV started out on the couch. My wife and I often watch an episode of some series in the evenings before going to bed. Half asleep on the couch it's a "nightmare" to get up, brush your teeth and then go to sleep a second time when the episode is done.This got me thinking ...
By: torvaga

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:34:43 PST
CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Furniture/
CNC Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/VW67/IL261ALP/F5NVW67IL261ALP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/VW67/IL261ALP/F5NVW67IL261ALP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/VW67/IL261ALP/F5NVW67IL261ALP.SMALL.jpg javopinch The idea of this Instructable is define a few steps, so you can make your own CNC furniture. Define your needs If you are going to make your own furniture, make it perfect for your needs, for example: In this case i have an area of 100 x 50 cm and a height of 70 cm, and i need space for my lapto...
By: javopinch

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 03:46:55 PST
DIY Batman Plywood Bench With Shou Sugi Ban Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Batman-Plywood-Bench-With-Shou-Sugi-Ban-Legs/
DIY Batman Plywood Bench With Shou Sugi Ban Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AGWY/IKY6N1H9/FOYAGWYIKY6N1H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AGWY/IKY6N1H9/FOYAGWYIKY6N1H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/AGWY/IKY6N1H9/FOYAGWYIKY6N1H9.SMALL.jpg home tree atlas Since I mostly had plywood lying around, I'd thought I'd try and see what a plywood inlay would look like. Using the Dark Knight symbol as the inlay. I also tried Shou Sugi Ban (Japanese fire burning) for the first time, to stain the legs. For more pictures and details, have a look at my blog Home T...
By: home tree atlas

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Feb 2016 22:09:44 PST
Bar Service Cart With Wine Glass Rack (from Vintage Sewing Stand) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Service-Cart-With-Wine-Glass-Rack-from-Vintage/
Bar Service Cart With Wine Glass Rack (from Vintage Sewing Stand) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WXA6/IKYGBK5F/FVOWXA6IKYGBK5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WXA6/IKYGBK5F/FVOWXA6IKYGBK5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WXA6/IKYGBK5F/FVOWXA6IKYGBK5F.SMALL.jpg Cranky Wino My wife and I found a discarded, damaged vintage sewing stand on a neighborhood street curb and thought it would be good for something, but what? I don't sew and the last time my wife sewed, she put a needle through her finger and I had to rush home from work to remove it (the needle, not the finger...
By: Cranky Wino

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 22:18:50 PST
Mid Century Style Wall System Made Out of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Style-Wall-System-Made-Out-of-Plywood/
Mid Century Style Wall System Made Out of Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/TZOI/IKFRTGAN/FRCTZOIIKFRTGAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/TZOI/IKFRTGAN/FRCTZOIIKFRTGAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/TZOI/IKFRTGAN/FRCTZOIIKFRTGAN.SMALL.jpg Joerai We came across an old school gym bench at the thrift store and it fitted our wall exactly! We thought it would be cool to get a mid century wall system with that but the prices were extremely high! Besides, most of the colors didn't match that well. So i decided to make one myself. It was a very eas...
By: Joerai

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:07:20 PST
Fast and Furious Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-and-Furious-Book-Case/
Fast and Furious Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/F4OF/IKECSHQ9/F1OF4OFIKECSHQ9.SMALL.jpg CODO69 Back in August 2015 My store manager at The Home Depot approached me asking for my help with a volunteer project. Before I even had a chance to say yes or no to it, he informed me that he already told the people it was for that I'd do it! Knowing that I'm now committed to it, I said sure what is it ...
By: CODO69

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:46:51 PST
Turntable Cabinet OSB http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Cabinet-OSB/
Turntable Cabinet OSB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/H6D8/IK7C6YHR/F16H6D8IK7C6YHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/H6D8/IK7C6YHR/F16H6D8IK7C6YHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/H6D8/IK7C6YHR/F16H6D8IK7C6YHR.SMALL.jpg Joerai I decided to make a cabinet for my turntable and decided to go for OSB, I like the chipped wood look but this cabinet can just as easy be made out of plywood! I was inspired by a cabinet i came across online that looked very much like this one but whas smaller and made out of cardboard (!).\This pro...
By: Joerai

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:15:45 PST
A Tardis Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tardis-Bookcase/
A Tardis Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/LMGJ/IKJ8B8F0/FHGLMGJIKJ8B8F0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/LMGJ/IKJ8B8F0/FHGLMGJIKJ8B8F0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/LMGJ/IKJ8B8F0/FHGLMGJIKJ8B8F0.SMALL.jpg CODO69 I currently work at The Home Depot and get to help hundreds of people every week. Occasionally I get those who may require extra help with a project or idea for a project. Nov 2013, I had a customer named Marilyn walk in and request some help with making a book case. Her daughter was in LOVE with th...
By: CODO69

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:26:43 PST
Wall Mounted Plywood Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Plywood-Entertainment-Center/
Wall Mounted Plywood Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SMALL.jpg Shawn_palmiter with this instructable I had a dinky little entertainment center and want ed a bigger one. I looked up prices for sum of these that I wanted to buy but they were outrageously priced..... so I decide to make my own. building the base so the tools that I used were 1. table saw2. power drill3. mite...
By: Shawn_palmiter

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:44:35 PST
DIY Storage Benches http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Storage-Benches/
DIY Storage Benches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EDHA/IJYUPX03/FI1EDHAIJYUPX03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EDHA/IJYUPX03/FI1EDHAIJYUPX03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EDHA/IJYUPX03/FI1EDHAIJYUPX03.SMALL.jpg mlawing In the fall of 2014, we bought our second home and were excited to have a separate room for our daughter's play area. Excited until we realized none of our furniture worked with the space, leaving us no storage. With a little DIY ingenuity, some Ikea baskets we already had, and a couple sheets of MD...
By: mlawing

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:22:13 PST
Coffee Table w/ Raising Top/compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-W-Raising-Topcompartment/
Coffee Table w/ Raising Top/compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ICJW/IK003JYZ/FA7ICJWIK003JYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ICJW/IK003JYZ/FA7ICJWIK003JYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ICJW/IK003JYZ/FA7ICJWIK003JYZ.SMALL.jpg MRM1 I decided I needed a new coffee table so I set out to build something that maximized storage, that could be used to as a work surface for my laptop, and looked halfway decent. So I came up with this design. It has:-Storage for oversize books-A large cedar lined drawer for wool blankets, etc.-A seg...
By: MRM1

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:27:17 PST
Bedside Table with Trestle http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Table-With-Trestle/
Bedside Table with Trestle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/13R9/IJYKO9GO/FFL13R9IJYKO9GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/13R9/IJYKO9GO/FFL13R9IJYKO9GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/13R9/IJYKO9GO/FFL13R9IJYKO9GO.SMALL.jpg molarin I found an old plank in my shed the other day and got an idea to make a couple of bedside tables with them. With some loose plans I started cutting out the pieces. Gathering the pieces I started by cutting out the pieces after measuring the height of my bed. I decided to make the table in level ...
By: molarin

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: kniegmann

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
Campaign Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Campaign-Desk/
Campaign Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SMALL.jpg wholman A campaign desk is a nomadic writing table, popularized by officers of the British Empire in the colonial-minded 1800s. Wealthy officers, who often bought their commissions from the Crown (as opposed to actually training as soldiers), furnished their field tents with teak or mahogany chests, cots, a...
By: wholman

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: MoTinkerGNome

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:25:18 PST
Faux Live Edge Wood Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Live-Edge-Wood-Mirror/
Faux Live Edge Wood Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/SSOT/IIHPES96/FKTSSOTIIHPES96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/SSOT/IIHPES96/FKTSSOTIIHPES96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/SSOT/IIHPES96/FKTSSOTIIHPES96.SMALL.jpg madeinthegarage We've had this gifted floor mirror that seemed to perfectly fit into a corner in our bedroom by the door. However, it turned out that due to the angle of the door, the mirror could only be tilted so much without getting hit, that we could see only about ⅔ of our bodies. What good is that? We actuall...
By: madeinthegarage

Continue Reading »]]>
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-...
By: cndjian

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 01:08:19 PDT
Boomerang Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Boomerang-Table/
Boomerang Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3QIX/IFUEFZTW/FHM3QIXIFUEFZTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3QIX/IFUEFZTW/FHM3QIXIFUEFZTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/3QIX/IFUEFZTW/FHM3QIXIFUEFZTW.SMALL.jpg flavrt Have you ever seen a Boomerang Table? Me neither, but I always wanted one. Beyond the embrace of a surrounding workstation, they have a wonderful retro-modern style. With a new computer coming, this was the time to fling myself into a challenging project. Fretting over the design I wanted a huge,...
By: flavrt

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Mid-Century Modern Style Coffee Table made with Plyboo (Bamboo Plywood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/YYEJ/IERC75W8/FCSYYEJIERC75W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/YYEJ/IERC75W8/FCSYYEJIERC75W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/YYEJ/IERC75W8/FCSYYEJIERC75W8.SMALL.jpg Ypink I came upon some Plyboo, a new material made from laminated bamboo. Its a very attractive surface, with geometric end-grain. The laminate is dense, stable and quite expensive, so I didn't want to waste it.I had just enough for a coffee table, designing a open faced, split shelf 17" H table with roun...
By: Ypink

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 18:34:54 PDT
Flat Pack End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-End-Table/
Flat Pack End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/NKPB/IEGXUN86/FMUNKPBIEGXUN86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/NKPB/IEGXUN86/FMUNKPBIEGXUN86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/NKPB/IEGXUN86/FMUNKPBIEGXUN86.SMALL.jpg wholman Ikea dominates the market for flat-pack furniture, but you don't have to be stuck with big-box mediocrity in your living room. The LACK, their most popular end table design, is a sixty-dollar cube of blandness. And, judging by the alleys here in Baltimore, it doesn't tend to last long. For way less ...
By: wholman

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: wgpatrick

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:58:04 PDT
Simple Plywood Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Plywood-Stool/
Simple Plywood Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/3NU0/ID4CS8J7/F203NU0ID4CS8J7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/3NU0/ID4CS8J7/F203NU0ID4CS8J7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/3NU0/ID4CS8J7/F203NU0ID4CS8J7.SMALL.jpg abovetheshopstudios It's always fruitful and inspiring to visit someone else's workshop. In this case, some fellow artists from Toledo, Ohio and I were invited to the Center for Lost Arts in Chicago. We were there to present some of our art work. During the visit, I encountered this simple plywood stool. Its design is ...
By: abovetheshopstudios

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: grndnl

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: abertoni

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: abertoni

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Qingzhi

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 May 2015 01:15:48 PDT
X and O side table http://www.instructables.com/id/X-and-O-side-table/
X and O side table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SMALL.jpg cndjian An appealing side table assembled from flat parts. Design. I began by drawing by sketching the table on paper. I then started exploring the geometries in Rhinoceros, a versatile 3D modeling software for industrial design. I compared dimensions of standard bedside tables and came up with a 18" r...
By: cndjian

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: abertoni

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
How To Make CNC Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/JO89/I7KBC6F8/F9XJO89I7KBC6F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/JO89/I7KBC6F8/F9XJO89I7KBC6F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/JO89/I7KBC6F8/F9XJO89I7KBC6F8.SMALL.jpg cvj The purpose of the Instructable is to show the viewer how to design furniture to be cut using a Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machine. CNC furniture can be designed to use minimal supplies and no fasteners by using a series of components in tension and compression. Materials and Tools:CNC machineCo...
By: cvj

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-mailboxes-for-apartment-building/
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K847/I7IJ98S3/FV4K847I7IJ98S3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K847/I7IJ98S3/FV4K847I7IJ98S3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/K847/I7IJ98S3/FV4K847I7IJ98S3.SMALL.jpg Libahunt This is how I built a set of mailboxes for the apartment building I live in.The house is located in Tallinn and is built in 1920-s or even earlier for renting out the tiny flats.I have no information about the original mailboxes of this house. But apartment buildings from that era usually have woode...
By: Libahunt

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:31:30 PDT
Bunk-bed-desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-bed-desk/
Bunk-bed-desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/B075/I7AB172E/FMQB075I7AB172E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/B075/I7AB172E/FMQB075I7AB172E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/B075/I7AB172E/FMQB075I7AB172E.SMALL.jpg Clarence_clarabella This bunk-bed-desk design grew from a need for large amounts of desktop space in a tiny 12m squared student garden flat. As an architectural student, productive space was given priority over sleeping space and the result is this piece of furniture. Raising the bed over the desk creates a cosy work e...
By: Clarence_clarabella

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:26:01 PDT
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
R Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SMALL.jpg wholman The R Credenza is a compact hutch that takes shape out of a single sheet of plywood, cut by a CNC router. Made of just seven pieces, it snaps together with precise mortise-and-tenon joints and fat yellow ratchet strap. Sliding doors conceal three linear feet of storage, neatly compartmentalized by t...
By: wholman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-1/
Dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SMALL.jpg RhysH CNC cut dining table made from two 2400x1200mm sheets of 18mm plywood. Locks together with no glue and the screwed joints are hidden. It can be easily disassembled and packed flat for relocation. Design The table has been designed in Solidworks to an original design. I don't have a workshop so it...
By: RhysH

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:07:55 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
Portable Welding Table / Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SMALL.jpg BoilingLeadBath A different approach to the "welding table" problem.As I see it, one of the primary advantages of the little (~100 A) arc welders is their portability, due to small footprint and 120 V input. However, the standard welding table is rather ungainly, heavy, and has no (or inadequate) storage capability...
By: BoilingLeadBath

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Minimalist Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Bunk-Bed/
Minimalist Bunk Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/VF2W/I5WCSU94/F80VF2WI5WCSU94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/VF2W/I5WCSU94/F80VF2WI5WCSU94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/VF2W/I5WCSU94/F80VF2WI5WCSU94.SMALL.jpg seamster I've got a growing family, and like most people we're always looking for better ways to use our space. My two oldest boys share a room and wanted a bunk bed so they could spread out little, and I was happy to build them one. So I began looking at every bunk bed I could find for inspiration, but coul...
By: seamster

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:12:18 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
By: jessemckee

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: workislove

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
No-frills armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/No-frills-armoire/
No-frills armoire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/H26Y/I4YTSL0R/FVIH26YI4YTSL0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/H26Y/I4YTSL0R/FVIH26YI4YTSL0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/H26Y/I4YTSL0R/FVIH26YI4YTSL0R.SMALL.jpg sergey levchin This is a fairly "minimalist" and reasonably functional armoire with a cabinet for hangers and a single drawer for all things that fold up.The armoire is made up of the cabinet and base. There is no need to connect them since the cabinet is heavy enough that it will not move from the base under norm...
By: sergey levchin

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:02:08 PST
Plywood chic — Dining table and benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-and-benches-plywood/
Plywood chic — Dining table and benches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/V3XX/I4VQB98X/FC4V3XXI4VQB98X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/V3XX/I4VQB98X/FC4V3XXI4VQB98X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/V3XX/I4VQB98X/FC4V3XXI4VQB98X.SMALL.jpg sergey levchin I like to work on a large narrow table, piling up books, scarps of paper, writing implements, (plates, coffee mugs, etc.) all around me in either direction. And I like to give dinner parties. This table satisfies both needs—though you probably wouldn't want to spend a full day sitting on one of the ...
By: sergey levchin

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: rpantaleo

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Withered Perception

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: jdawgbailey001

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: michael.cobb.1610092

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: JON-A-TRON

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: FabricateIO

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: carl5blum

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:38:44 PDT