Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - plywood http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:31:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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...
By: abertoni

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:29:45 PDT
A In_Flexible Pavilion http://www.instructables.com/id/A-InFlexible-Pavilion/
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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/
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...
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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/
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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/
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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
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Drawer-Dresser-with-Hidden-Drawers-and-Crown-Mo/
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SMALL.jpg kckace I decided to build this dresser as a Christmas present for my step-daughter. She is almost 15, and at this age, when Christmas comes around, we like to give our kids something more useful that they can use for quite sometime, and take with them when they move out of the house. When I did this proje...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:48:33 PST
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Flat-Pack-Rocking-Cat/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:54:25 PST
Multi-purpose table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-table/
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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/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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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/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Easy Modular Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Modular-Shelves/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:38:44 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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
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
Eletronics friendly office desk made with CNC Router and plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Eletronics-friendly-office-desk-made-with-CNC-Rout/
Eletronics friendly office desk made with CNC Router and plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/C8WL/HN4ZZGCZ/FZHC8WLHN4ZZGCZ.SMALL.jpg dogtooth This is an update of a traditional office desk design  with some features to make it more useful for an electronics laden home office environment: - Space to run multiple power cables and cords, instead of a single cord keyhole - A "power supply shelf"  under the desk that allows storage and  acces...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:50:30 PST
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lectern-Podium-for-a-Teacher-in-a-cl/
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is  a wood lectern I put together for my sister-in-law. She wanted one for her classroom. It's made from one 4'x8' piece of oak veneered plywood, 3/4" thick. I have done a few wood based instructables and am an amateur , at best. But , I try to focus on making an idea come to form, from incepti...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:40:29 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
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Hardwood table with laser cut inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-table-with-laser-cut-inlay/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/LZEV/HKM8LI1C/FX4LZEVHKM8LI1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/LZEV/HKM8LI1C/FX4LZEVHKM8LI1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/LZEV/HKM8LI1C/FX4LZEVHKM8LI1C.SMALL.jpg mrf0wler To make this table you would ideally need an array of hardwood ( 800 x 150mm) + , 2x sheets of aeroplane plywood (you choose the size of inlay), strips of hardwood for beading, bandsaw, circular saw, hand sander, tenon saw, files, wood glue, low grit sand paper, sash clamps & g-clamps, wood vice and...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 01:33:52 PDT
Layered Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Platform-Bed/
Layered Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/I255/HKM8YVZ2/FAVI255HKM8YVZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/I255/HKM8YVZ2/FAVI255HKM8YVZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/I255/HKM8YVZ2/FAVI255HKM8YVZ2.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane This is how to make a platform bed to go along with this Instructable's woven headboard. Building it was actually way easier than I was anticipating, and after a somewhat fretful first night (I'd never built a bed before, and was half-expecting it to collapse on me), is pretty sturdy. It's relativel...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:32:50 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
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Fire-Truck-Loft-Bed/
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SMALL.jpg cchalmers My son is obsessed with fire trucks... and pirates. When it came time to think about a new bed for him, we naturally wanted to make something that would support make-believe play about both! We considered paint schemes and patterns that were more realistic, but finally decided to go with something m...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:30:43 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 ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:15:08 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY The ZipStich Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-The-ZipStich-Chair/
HomeMade Modern DIY The ZipStich Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/13FX/HJB0J77C/F3113FXHJB0J77C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/13FX/HJB0J77C/F3113FXHJB0J77C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/13FX/HJB0J77C/F3113FXHJB0J77C.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Chairs are generally more difficult to make than benches or stools, but here's one that can be made by stitching (or what we're calling 'stiching') plywood pieces with zip ties. I was able to make 2 chairs out of a single 4’ by 8’ sheet of plywood. The chairs I built with ¼" thick plywood are ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:07:09 PDT
Shoe Bench made with CNC Router and Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Bench-made-with-CNCvrouter-and-Laser/
Shoe Bench made with CNC Router and Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is a shoe storage bench for an entryway.  It was cut from 3/4, 1/2 and 1/8 inch plywood with a CNC router and laser cutter. The goal of this design was a rigid, light  bench.  It must also be strong enough to stand on, and have  good ventilation properties for the shoes.  The person requesting...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:16:37 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Utility-Shelf/
Plywood Utility Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SMALL.jpg wholman In my humble apartment, I use a modern, open table for a desk, a dining table, and a workbench. Like many of us living in small spaces, storage is hard to come by and clutter can overwhelm. I wanted to take the scanner, speakers, router, pens, papers, and general nonsense and get it out of my way so...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:25 PDT
DIY Night Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Night-Stand/
DIY Night Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/SD6B/HD4VOXQI/FTZSD6BHD4VOXQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/SD6B/HD4VOXQI/FTZSD6BHD4VOXQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/SD6B/HD4VOXQI/FTZSD6BHD4VOXQI.SMALL.jpg ray74 How to make a nice night stand. I made this night stand a few years ago for my girlfriend. I didn't take pictures while I was building this. :( I am providing you with the dimensions and over all instructions on how to build it. Thought the parts list for the wood may seem a bit crazy, once you ha...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 19:14:29 PST
Do-It-Yourself Oak Bar Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-Oak-Bar-Build/
Do-It-Yourself Oak Bar Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/83AM/HCV922K9/FWX83AMHCV922K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/83AM/HCV922K9/FWX83AMHCV922K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/83AM/HCV922K9/FWX83AMHCV922K9.SMALL.jpg LGProspects This all started for me as a joke to my wife. We purchased our home about six months ago and in the back of the house is a open room which has the wood stove. I figured a bar would be awesome. I started this design in my head and with some small sketches on a piece of paper and many hours of visual...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:53:16 PST
Recycled Tire Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Tire-Coffee-Table/
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SMALL.jpg bigern00 Repurposing my used truck tire into furniture was a great way to put a durable, used item to work for another lifetime. We haven't had a coffee table for a couple of years.  My need for one and my desire to build one met up one day while I was surfing the Internet.  I read a blurp about someone who...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:45:15 PDT
DIY Modal Designer Shelves (T-Shelves) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modal-Designer-Shelves-T-Shelves/
DIY Modal Designer Shelves (T-Shelves) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/HIQH/H6S4FZRW/FR3HIQHH6S4FZRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/HIQH/H6S4FZRW/FR3HIQHH6S4FZRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/HIQH/H6S4FZRW/FR3HIQHH6S4FZRW.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam I was inspired by the j1studio T-shelves a while ago- I prototyped them in paper first poorly then much more accurately. I highly recommend trying the second iteration yourself before you start on the rather more expensive wooden version of these shelves. It's also much, much easier to make these in...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:38:49 PDT