Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - reuse - featured Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:03:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Upcycled Tyre Chair
Upcycled Tyre Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> DancingPope Turn a couple of old tyre's in to an industrial style chair for both indoor and outdoor seating. The Orange base and feet are optional. Don't forget to stack your other junker tyre's up underneath the string chair to make a seating height customized to you. Everything I used in this project was upcy...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project.
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> treenerd Ok, so I was cleaning my workshop and was about to throw this old bicycle seat out, when I noticed that it actually had a pretty neat shape. I decided to make something out of it instead, and so, instead of throwing a lot of things out (and thus clean up my workshop) I made an armchair for my daught...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:15:12 PDT
Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors
Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> CabinetDoorGuys Make a headboard from cabinet doors.Disclaimer: This project is made from salvaged cabinet doors, the availability of which vary tremendously in size and style. The idea of this instructable is to get your creative juices flowing - to serve as a starting point should you have the fortune of stumb...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:04:49 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
Hockey Stick Bench
Hockey Stick Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> matthewtmead My son plays hockey and I wanted to create something special for his hockey-themed bedroom. His room is decorated with hockey memorabilia from professional athletes and from his youth hockey achievements. His bedroom has room for him to shoot indoor hockey balls against a hockey goal, and it seemed ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Make an Armchair out of a...Coffee Table!
Make an Armchair out of a...Coffee Table! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 Some days ago I was visiting a local store when I noticed a beautiful octagonal chair that almost looked like a hand. A mix of this and this. Unfortunately I didn't take a picture of it (making it was not in the plans), but I thought it was really cool, I like original furniture that you don't see o...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:05:07 PDT
Shipping pallet stool thomseal There are plenty of old shipping pallets floating around, which frequently become reappropriated in the form of tables and chairs. The wood used in shipping pallets is of low quality, but by cutting it up and laminating it back together, strength and new aesthetic can be achieved.  Tools/Materials:...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:49:01 PDT
Revamped rocking chair with re-used insect screen ribbons. Dave A A few years a go we bought a nice old rocking chair at a flea-market. After scrubbing off a very old, thick and ugly layer of brown paint, sanding and adding felt to the legs it served it's duty in the living room. When we got some other chairs for the room the rocking chair moved outside to the ver...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 14:40:17 PDT
Dieselpunk Full Metal Coffee Table Falkenberg Hello this is an indistructable coffeetable i´ve made. It´s not really step by step but with the pictures it´s comprehensable i think. MATERIAL: you will need some leftover meters of 90° anglesteel and some tubes. an metallplate. for the stands i´ve used some old brakediscs. four screws for fixi...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 04:15:53 PST
Happy Wife-Happy Life! Easy to do Hight adjustable Shoe Shelf, Made from scaffolding Parts, with Polished Stainless Steel Rings on Top
Happy Wife-Happy Life! Easy to do Hight adjustable Shoe Shelf, Made from scaffolding Parts, with Polished Stainless Steel Rings on Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> Falkenberg Hello, here I show you how you can esayly bould an nice Hight adjustable Shoe shelf. You only need 2 Boards and 4 Scaffold Pedestals ( with 2 nuts each). I do some medalrings on Top of the boards for a better look, but thats not rely neccessary. So follow the steps and have wile working. Bluepr...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 11:16:41 PST
Child's Desk from an Old Kitchen Cabinet
Child's Desk from an Old Kitchen Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jerbtown In this project, I am making a small desk for my daughter. She tends to be very rough on furniture, so I want a solution that will be inexpensive but will also last a while. Luckily, up in the attic, there are a number of old kitchen cabinets as pictured below. If I squint my eyes a little, and ...
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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 14:53:01 PDT
Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table
Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> hoda0013 I recently moved into my first house and was in need of a dining room table.  I saw a picture of a table that used an old section of bowling lane for its top and decided that I'd like to build something similar for myself.  With about 30 hours of work over a few months I was able to turn a tattered ...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 18:50:02 PST
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
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
Stop table wobbles!
Stop table wobbles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlee1834 Tired of spilling coffee on your homework papers or laptop keyboard? Don't waste perfectly good napkins to stop the wobble. Stick a few of these cork discs in your backpack or pocket and use them to steady that shaky table. Save that cork The next time you open a bottle of wine, save that cork. O...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:23:09 PDT
Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair
Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Monkeybrad Today, we are going to make a surprisingly comfortable chair using only six small bolts, nuts and washers, six drywall screws, simple hand tools, a little ingenuity and a recycled 55-gallon plastic drum. Why? Well, that is a good question, partially because it is in our nature to make things, but ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 20:36:11 PDT
How to Re-Cover Chairs
How to Re-Cover Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> canida An easy way to fix up old or used furniture. Why didn't we do this earlier? Before Here's an old chair with a ratty seat cover.We got it from Craig's List about three years ago. The seats had been re-covered in a neat red silk that looked good but didn't wear well. After months of ignoring the...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2007 10:48:55 PST