Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - recycle - popular Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:42:40 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Door table
Door table - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo Upgrade a used hollow core interior door into a decent lightweight table, with the help of a couple of pieces of construction lumber. The 1 x 4's around the outside give it a finished look and stiffen the table considerably, and with the help of a couple of crosspieces, give the legs something to be...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:37:15 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilescharneck This is an instructable for a simple pallet wood bench that can be completed within an hour. It also serves as a good foundation to build upon if you are looking for something a little more complex. Add some lumbar support, arm rests or a nice paint job to refine this simple design! Please enjoy! ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Table Made Out Of A 100 Year Old Door
Table Made Out Of A 100 Year Old Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> molarin My cousin is renovating his old house and he found an old door that he had no use of. He asked me if I could make him a living room table in shabby chic style. The door and the planks are over 100 years old. The plank was part of the floor and the door was to a small wardrobe in the room where this ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 11:30:36 PST
Two-Tier Table
Two-Tier Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman Coffee tables are magnets for clutter. Traditional living room litter -- magazines and beer cans -- have now been joined by a bevy of digital detritus. Mindful of this problem, I built this coffee table as a wedding present for two old friends who live in a small apartment on the outskirts of New Yo...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:22 PST
Tire To Stools!
Tire To Stools! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni My children's school wanted outdoor stools and asked me if I could make them some. They wanted something like my ottomans but smaller. Enter Trishaw tires! In Asian countries Trishaw or Three Wheelers are commonly used for transport. We have loads of Trishaws and hence loads of waste tires! Luckily ...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:49:43 PDT
Stop Sign Coffee Table
Stop Sign Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster Here's a simple coffee table I made out of an old, ratty stop sign and some birch plywood.I was given a pile of old road signs a few years ago, which I have really enjoyed using for projects such as this one. If you're interested in getting some old, used road signs (ahem, legally) for a project li...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Single Pallet Chair
Single Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Error Collective For this Instructible, you will need a minimum of one pallet, one hammer and one hand saw.  You can use more than that (screws, drill, varnish, new nails, et cetera) but it's more of a challenge to use the minimum of materials and equipment. This project was made as part of an installation in Cuge ...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:01:01 PDT
Spare parts garage/shop stool
Spare parts garage/shop stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> csellers1 I was standing in my garage the other day wishing I had a suitable place to rest my bones, when I spied my broken motor parts from my old Firebird. This got my wheels a turning and I came up with a plan to put together a simple stool using only leftover pieces and parts. If your anything like me, n...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 17:06:42 PDT
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 -
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 - - More DIY How To Projects]]> JFabor Living in the city has its ups and it has its perk is that there is a plethora of abandoned materials hanging about just waiting to be taken home to be upcycled!  For those of you living in an urban setting, you're no stranger to seeing these urban eyesores hanging out in alleys and aban...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:34:52 PST
Garage Door Table
Garage Door Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmitch77 A couple years ago we replaced our old heavy wooden garage door with a lightweight aluminum door.  I hung onto the panels since they were made with high quality pine wood and marine grade plywood.  I turned one of the panels into a workbench in my garage, and 2 others were reserved for a new dining ...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 18:49:45 PST
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration - More DIY How To Projects]]> trebuchet03 This is my bed. I have always loved the look and feel of a platform bed. But they can be quite expensive. Here are some loose instructions on how to make a platform bed from some recycled materials and some solutions to the problems I ran into. Background Many of my ideas end up on napkins, index...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 18:42:43 PDT
Recycled Tire Coffee Table
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> HomemadeisBetter I love, LOVE vintage suitcases. What is better than a vintage suitcase...... A Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table. This project is fairly cheap and takes less than 15 minutes to do! Lets get to it... What You Will Need What You Will Need: Power Drill Vintage Suitcase (Preferably one made of wood. P...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:04:49 PDT
World's Best Cardboard Chair
World's Best Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> justinhyp QUICK INTRO:(OF COURSE you can just skip to the pictures :-D)This instructable is about making a die-cutter to make THE WORLD's BEST CARDBOARD CHAIR. The chair design is simple --a profile cutout that is stacked. LONG INTRO:The project can be found here as well:
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Mon, 3 Aug 2009 10:50:16 PDT