Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - shelf - featured Sun, 23 Oct 2016 02:59:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 SHELF TO GO
SHELF TO GO - More DIY How To Projects]]> StephanP1 This shelf is easy to make und very lightand foldable! Tools All you need is a Cordless drilla 4 mm drill bita countersink(screws) Wood 5 boards, 3-layer pine wood, 3/4" thick4 bars2 diagonal barsand a 4mm pine plywood back, this is optional and not necessary2 wooden dowels Cut or buy the wo...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:27:02 PDT
Wood Towel Rack
Wood Towel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> unusual architect A simple, elegant and, best of all, cheap bathroom towel rack that looks great in any bathroom! Cut The Wood For this project I utilized one 1X6X8'. First I cut the board to 27" (the size I needed for the location I chose). Then I cut four (4) 2" and four (4) 6" pieces of wood. Sand And Stain ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:53:28 PDT
DIY Modern Shelf
DIY Modern Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Into the Dirtshop A DIY Modern style shelf is a great way to create a functional shelf with a minimalistic style that will complement any modern looking room!This simple project will require some welding skills, but the great thing about it is that all of the welds are ground back so don't worry if you are a beginner...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 07:50:46 PDT
Computer Monitor Riser
Computer Monitor Riser - More DIY How To Projects]]> makerbrian My office desk has two monitors, unfortunately they have limited ability to raise and lower. Therefore I would either be slouching in my chair or looking down all day. I am a tall guy so I needed something more than just putting a book under the monitors. I took some dimensions to determine how ...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:49:30 PDT
Bubble Bathroom Shelf
Bubble Bathroom Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> feklee My bathroom shelf was broken. As I had spare 4 mm acrylics, and the fab lab Berlin is just across the street, I decided to laser cut a plate for the shelf with a generative design. For a pattern I settled for good old Voronoi, which resembles soap bubble foam. Measure Measure what’s already there...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:43:46 PDT
Sculpted Procedurally-generated Shelves
Sculpted Procedurally-generated Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> oelafifi I'm an artist interested in procedural/generative design. I love looking for inspiration in nature (and there's plenty of it!) and attempting to mimic or augment that just to see if it'll look cool. In my previous job that passion stayed in the digital domain, working on award-winning animated movie...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:37:09 PST
Fast and Furious Bookcase
Fast and Furious Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 ...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:46:51 PST
Baby Changing Table From Five 2x4x8' Studs
Baby Changing Table From Five 2x4x8' Studs - More DIY How To Projects]]> ttj54020 Using five 2x4x8' studs I was able to create this changing table for just $11.55 in lumber. The overall dimensions of this changing table are 33 1/2" Wide x 17 1/4" Deep x 33 1/2" High. The changing pad frame(and changing pad) is removable and adds an additional 3 inches in height. The changing p...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 21:37:37 PST
Pivoting Steel Shelving System
Pivoting Steel Shelving System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave GO The inspiration behind this project stemmed from the components and interior design of Maison de Verre, in Paris. As a collaboration between a furniture designer, an architect, and a metal worker, the "House of Glass" represents a level of design and craft that has maintained it's elegance and inspi...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 06:36:45 PST
Pallet Wall Shelf
Pallet Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> HiramF1 I wanted to make a wall shelf. Prep pallet Find a good, clean pallet to form the back of your shelf. I used a random orbit sander with 60 grit paper. I took some wide planks from another pallet for the shelves. I sanded to remove any superficial blemishes. When I removed the boards for shelves, t...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 21:17:29 PST
Skim Board Shelves
Skim Board Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> pvowell My wife and I were casually strolling through the swap meet one day, when we came across a man selling, among other items, three well used skim boards full of character and warmth. One could look at them and almost feel the sand between your toes, the cool Pacific waves swirling about your ankles, a...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 20:49:23 PST
Key shelf
Key shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> StephanP1 find a beautiful board for the backand mark where you want to cut Cut a slot in the shelf on three sites Cut the edges if you want (not necessary) Connect the two pieces with mortise and tenon or with pocket holes Add a hanger I glued a little piece of wood with a wire on the back F...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 13:49:17 PDT
Corner Shelf for a Desk
Corner Shelf for a Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dustin Rogers My wife needed something to cover the cords on her desk behind her dual monitors. I built this small corner shelf for her. It allows her to make use the otherwise useless space for picture frames or a plant and hides the ugly cords. This is a fairly simple and cheap build and can be achieved using m...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 18:37:34 PDT
Record & Stereo Rack
Record & Stereo Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> schnurrbart One of my biggest motivating factors in growing my understanding and skill in woodworking is simple: to replace all of the Ikea cardboard furniture that fills my house, one piece at a time. Just about everyone who has furnished an apartment or home with Ikea stuff has bought one of their cube tower...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Dovetailed Wall Shelf
Dovetailed Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Donjek I built this project in a hand tool woodworking course taught by Tom Fidgen. This was the first project I built entirely with hand tools - I wanted to see what it would be like to complete a project without any machines at all. The project was small enough that I was able to complete it in just over...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:34:36 PDT
Building a bookshelf onto existing furniture
Building a bookshelf onto existing furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> r_anderson_c In this instructable, I will explain how I added a small bookshelf to an entertainment center. The shelf's dimensions were constrained by the entertainment center's location in the room, the dimensions of the "salvaged" wood I used, and an awkwardly large Historical Atlas of the United States by Na...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 04:00:54 PDT
Awesome Pallet Wood TV Console - $35
Awesome Pallet Wood TV Console - $35 - More DIY How To Projects]]> justinhyp I've been on the look out for a TV console that was a little off beat. Something modern, low, and long for my livingroom area. I saw a few pieces at high end furniture stores that were bomb-diggity, but when I checked the price I cried. So I set on a mission to make something myself, or get tetanus ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:57:52 PDT
C-Clamp Wood Shelf
C-Clamp Wood Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> matthewtmead I was inspired by the Areaware wall clamps and wanted to create something similar for my home office. I thought a c-clamp shelf would be a good addition for my home office and felt it would coordinate well with my Pipe Wrench Table instructable. As a maker, I love to be surrounded by creative things...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:57:23 PDT
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie - More DIY How To Projects]]> inventy This is how you can create space with a design look and get rid of those horrible wires, modem and sockets. This inscrutable involves woodwork. Some experience with laser cut parts or CNC milling of wood and drilling holes is advised.You need:1x lasercut plywood shelf. (Size 70 x 70 cm. You can use...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 17:08:34 PST
Salvage carboard pipe shelf
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
How to build a boat shelf.
How to build a boat shelf. - More DIY How To Projects]]> macrossmaniac Hi there. This is my second instructable and I hope you enjoy it. These boat shelves add a nice rustic touch to any room. A very nice place to showcase your pictures or collectibles. Materials... Hi there. Here is my take on a rustic boat shelf for roughly $40. I hope you enjoy this project. Y...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:27:36 PST
Feature shelving unit for the lounge
Feature shelving unit for the lounge - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY_DAVE Hi all,My second instructable. This goes with my first (the rustic table). This shelving unit matches the style of the table design i did a few months back. It looks great with a few quirky ornaments on. It cost me nothing other than a box of 100 timber coloured screws. The wood was reclaimed from 4...

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:11:15 PST
DIY kitchen shelving unit under $150
DIY kitchen shelving unit under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> makeitgr8t This is my second DIY project, I built this shelving unit from scratch using spruce pine from home improvement store.Spruce pine lumbers2"x4" by 12FT x 42"x3" by 8FT x 31"x6" by 12FT x 41"x8" by 12FT x 21"x12" by 6FT x 1Tools:Table saw, drill/driver, jigsaw, clamps Attaching four legs together to...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:52:42 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider
Compression Shelf Room Divider - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Storing your stuff doesn't have to mean boxing it and putting it out of eyesight. You can balance your storage needs in your place by partitioning your space with a smart storage solution like the compression shelf room divider. Using compression poles as the structure, rustic shelves were added t...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Console Gaming Shelf
Console Gaming Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeyfids For all of us gamers we understand that organization and display can be a bit of a handful at times. Achieving the ultimate display/collection is an ongoing battle.My goal was to create a console gaming shelf that displays my favourite and most used consoles, with LED lights!To begin, you must draw ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 PDT
Floating bedside table
Floating bedside table - More DIY How To Projects]]> crank_girl Hello there! Welcome to my very first Instructable. If you like it please consider voting for me. I spend a lot of time in bed. I'm disabled and need to rest a lot. It's an incredibly comfortable bed with handy drawers underneath. Unfortunately the drawers make it difficult to have a bedside table. ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:13:57 PDT
Beehive shelves
Beehive shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andrew Cleveland This technique uses masking tape to "clamp" when glueing mitred joints. Its a very useful technique if you need to join anything with more than 4 sides where clamps won't work. Ratchet straps also work but are more expencive. I'd like to thank Starck Joinery cc in Salt River, Cape Town for teaching ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Shoe Shelf
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nick70587 My wife and I wanted a bookshelf for our daughter's room, but I didn't want some plain ol' piece of furniture you buy in a box from Target.  I came up with the idea of a bookshelf shaped like an ice cream cart.  I had originally wanted to scale it so that our daughter could wheel it around and play ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:11:30 PDT
The Bat-shelf
The Bat-shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lord_Pruitt Ok, so I have a lonely, boring corner on my desk at work.  It just NEEDS something to make it, and me, happy.  Plus, I spend way more time riding a desk now that I'd like.  And I could always use a little more storage space for my stuff. Thus, the idea for the bat-shelf was born. Resources & Mate...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:46:15 PDT
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> katekat You need a bookshelf with mixed wood and harmonic light design? This bookshelf has no visible screws and you can staple or organize books as you like, because of different shelves. It is light and beautiful. The hard part is the construction afterwards you will need one day work. This bookshelf c...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:21:37 PST
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> hamsammy Update: Better final pictures After doing a complete sound system overhaul on my friend's Subaru Imprezza I found myself very impressed with the build quality of the factory speakers.  Separate tweeters, woven cone, decent sized magnet, solid basket structure..  I felt like it would be a waste to t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:59:13 PST
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> E_Bloomquist So I have the problem many of us are faced with, especially in a city where space is tight. Too many shoes and not enough storage. o_0 So I decided to build a shoe-rack and had the idea to use some parts from an IKEA MIKAEL desk hutch that was no longer being used and some scraps of wood I got from ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:56:46 PST
Turning an old drawer into a decorative shelf...
Turning an old drawer into a decorative shelf... - More DIY How To Projects]]> Haplo1 Occasionally one finds ones self with an old piece of crap dresser that just isn't worth keeping. Hey, we've all been there, am I right? here's the deal tho, while the main body may be on it's last legs,there may still be some hope for the drawers. I got this idea after we turned some drawers from a...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:48:04 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf
Plywood Utility Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Beautility: An eco, easy and elegant beer bottle shelf.
Beautility: An eco, easy and elegant beer bottle shelf. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pushan Panda Paper and beer bottles -- things that we often find stacking up at home. Well, what if you were given something to do with them, and made at the same time space for other things that are piled up and that you want to display? Using waste paper, empty bottles, and some time and energy, here's an eco...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 10:27:35 PST
Simple Shelf for a Closet - TechShop
Simple Shelf for a Closet - TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil Cyr I decided that my closet needed to get cleaned. Every time I've cleaned my room in the last few years, my closet has gotten less clean. Well I'd had enough of that and decided that the only real way to clean the closet would be to go build a real shelf- unlike that chunk of plywood I had stacked on ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:53:02 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
Simple bedside shelf
Simple bedside shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Isshinryu This is a very handy shelf that I have had attached to the side of my bed for several years now, and has served me very well. It was so simple and easy, I thought others might like to make one as well. What you need: 1. Wood Chip Box 2. 5" x 7" shelf brackets x2 3. 3/8" x bolts with nuts x6 How to...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:12:58 PDT
Floating shelf w/ secret compartment (I made it at TechShop!)
Floating shelf w/ secret compartment (I made it at TechShop!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> stephenjacklyn This shelf was inspired by the "lack" shelf you can buy at Ikea. I have many of them and really like how minimal they are, but since they are basically a box hanging on the wall i didn't like the waste of "inner space". So to solve that problem i incorporated a bottom that opens to reveal a small st...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 16:29:15 PST
Easy Kids Toy Bins
Easy Kids Toy Bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> CarlS This is an easy to make version of angled front storage bins.  It uses dimensional pine lumber for the horizontal pieces, so they are very easy to cut.  The sides are made from plywood cut to fit the outline. With that approach, all you need are drywall screws to hold it together. This design also m...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:29:52 PST
Convert a Wine Barrel into a Cabinet
Convert a Wine Barrel into a Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> weon Edit: Wow my first Instructable was featured on the front page, thank you so much! I'm glad to be able to share our wee project with anyone that's interested. If you liked what you read and saw, please take a second to rate this Instructable. Happy New Years everyone! Malcolm Gill Just before Chr...
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 01:22:35 PST
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hello all! Today I wanted to share with you how I made my storage bin shelving system for my garage. It holds 12 totes! Here is a short story why I made this instead of purchasing one. I have over 40 totes in my garage. I needed a sturdy shelving system to organize them so I could still get to one ...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:57:59 PST
Hidden Door Bookshelf
Hidden Door Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenbob Wall to wall bookshelves that conceal a hidden door. Made without casters. Some people call this a bookcase. My home office was messy. After I am done it will still be messy but now it is finished AND it has the secret feature. Well it was secret, till I wrote this. In one wall of my home office i...
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Sun, 6 May 2007 20:00:38 PDT
DIY Ikea: Modular food shelf
DIY Ikea: Modular food shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> frenzy I made my way to Ikea this past weekend to try to find a kitchen table that can hold my food. But rent and cell phone bills were due recently so both me and my partner felt poor, so after not finding anything under 60 bucks that really fit our needs we went back home, empty handed. At home sitting...
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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 22:04:41 PDT
Floating Pipe Shoe Shelf
Floating Pipe Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grathio A cheap, easy, and decorative solution to keep shoes organized and off the ground.This Instructable was inspired by both the original (which was the wrong size) j-me rack and the other two floating racks that have been making the DIY scene recently. (neither of which were really my style).Note on ma...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 02:08:13 PDT
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jayefuu Shoes take up a lot of space. This is a known fact. In a room as small as mine, space is valuable and the shoe pile that I used to maintain in one corner of my room often became unmanageable as the shoes spread out across my room and enveloped what little floor space I had. Not any more! With a co...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2009 08:02:55 PST
Cable control for a pull-out shelf
Cable control for a pull-out shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> kws103 Like most folks, nearly all of my electronics and computer gear--well, the stuff on shelves anyway--was stacked on a shelf with the wires gently shoved behind everything. When anything failed--and something always did--it was nearly always the piece of equipment on the bottom of the shelf. This prec...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2009 19:34:20 PDT
Bookshelves Instructables Guides Bookshelves are absolutely essential for storing and organizing all of your possessions, and there's certainly no shortage of great ideas for homemade bookcases and bookshelf mods on Instructables. From the elegant and functional Hungarian Shelves to the playful Tetris Bookshelf, this bookshelf gui...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2009 10:59:07 PST
Smashed Mutant Octopus book "shelf"
Smashed Mutant Octopus book "shelf" - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sunbanks I was looking through websites when I came across a link to this. I was like "Wow, I want one of those! In fact, I could make one!" So here it is! What you will need.... So for this you'll need: A wooden dowel (I found one in my mom's closet full o tools and things) Duct tape (Very easy stuff to ...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 16:17:23 PDT