Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 08:43:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Headboard-from-Cabinet-Doors/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:04:49 PDT
Stop Sign Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Sign-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Make an Armchair out of a...Coffee Table! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Armchair-out-of-aCoffee-Table/
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:05:07 PDT
Shipping pallet stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Shipping-pallet-stool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/TBOZ/HHS9D2DP/FXWTBOZHHS9D2DP.SMALL.jpg 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. http://www.instructables.com/id/Revamped-rocking-chair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VSS8/HHI51ISV/FWHVSS8HHI51ISV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VSS8/HHI51ISV/FWHVSS8HHI51ISV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/VSS8/HHI51ISV/FWHVSS8HHI51ISV.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Full-Metal-Coffee-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-do-Hight-adjustable-Shoe-Shelf-Made-from-/
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/1T0U/HBNXV2FE/F2P1T0UHBNXV2FE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/1T0U/HBNXV2FE/F2P1T0UHBNXV2FE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/1T0U/HBNXV2FE/F2P1T0UHBNXV2FE.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Child-s-Desk-from-an-Old-Kitchen-Cabinet/
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Sun, 8 Oct 2006 14:53:01 PDT
Reclaimed Bowling Lane Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowling-Lane-Table/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 18:50:02 PST
Recycled Tire Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Tire-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:45:15 PDT
Door table http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-table-1/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:37:15 PDT
Stop table wobbles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-table-wobbles/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:23:09 PDT
Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-55-Gallon-Barrel-Chair/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 20:36:11 PDT
How to Re-Cover Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Cover-chairs/
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