Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - stool - popular Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:32:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 2x4 Bar Stool
2x4 Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> adamf135 We've been needing seating around our kitchen island for some time now. I've looked around at various furniture stores and online and the cheapest thing I could find that would suit our needs was around 100 dollars so I decided to see if I could make something in the garage.So after some searching a...
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Tue, 7 Mar 2017 16:37:49 PST
The Amazing Bucket Stool!
The Amazing Bucket Stool! - More DIY How To Projects]]> wonderfulidea We love to create pop-up workshops for playful explorations of art, science and technology, and setting up a good workshop space is a tricky business. You need to quickly create a space that is inviting, functional, and comfortable, where people can spend a long time getting deeply engaged with an i...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 17:30:18 PST
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
Magnetic Joinery Flat-pack Stool
Magnetic Joinery Flat-pack Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble Here is my take on the collapsible step stool. Firstly, I am new to the flat pack design. So new that I only started checking it out when the contest came out. I started looking into it and thought “how did I miss this”? I don’t live near an IKEA and like to buy my furniture on CL or make it. T...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 09:55:16 PDT
Turn a Plain Stool into a Swivel Stool
Turn a Plain Stool into a Swivel Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> My Craft Cave this is a very easy way to turn a boring old wooden stool into an exciting and fun work of art.   i painted this one using painters tape and outdoor patio paint.   unscrew stool top from the legs get yourself a richelieu swivel plate from any hardware store. cut a 1” plywood base a little...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:31:17 PDT
How to make a small wood stool.
How to make a small wood stool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> mattl Recently while talking to my younger sister I learned that my niece has entered the climbing phase. She will drag any and all movable objects to where she will be able to climb up onto things such as desks, counters etc. I commented to my sister that when we were young we always had small stools w...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2008 13:40:10 PST
Giant 555 Footstool
Giant 555 Footstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> tomatoskins Since the creation of integrated circuits, there has not been any circuit more useful, more iconic, than the 555 timer created by Hans R. Camenzind. This simple circuit named after it's 3 parallel 5k ohm resistors, has enabled engineers and hobbyist alike to build simple and complex circuits since 1...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:44:25 PDT
Reupholster a Very Old Footstool
Reupholster a Very Old Footstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> modhomeecteacher You have to treat a little antique footstool just like an old person, gentleness and kindness. It turns out, after a little local research, this stool belonged to a prominent Indianapolis physician in the early 1920's and it cost $5.00 to make.  A little TLC updated, refreshed and turned this old, ...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 19:51:43 PDT
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> wgpatrick I’ve recently moved in to a new apartment that sorely lacks furnishing. Instead of going on a shopping spree at IKEA, I’m using the CNC tools at Autodesk Pier 9 to furnish my new apartment. I don’t have any background in furniture design and limited CNC experience, so I’m also pursuing this project...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:58:04 PDT
Casual cardboard stool
Casual cardboard stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> MicaelaUndiks So what I tried to make was a casual stool with recycled materials whose form comfortably receive the body. I used six plotter tubes and some old corrugated cardboard. Although the structure is made only with cardboard, the result was a very resistant and solid stool. The Rhinoceros model and the te...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:24:18 PDT
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> zorzo Hi makerfriends!I'm an Instructable fan since 2010, and I've always wanted to write an instructable. I noticed that there is a new contest called "BURN IT! CONTEST"... What a perfect occasion to start! With this project I'm gonna show you how to burn some logs in order to make this awesome garden fu...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
Easy Behind the Couch Bar Top for Movie Night
Easy Behind the Couch Bar Top for Movie Night - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustin_little After installing a projector in my basement we had a lot of fun having friends and family over. Problem was the couch only held four people so it got very crowded. We had a lot of wasted space behind the couch that I wanted to utilize but didn't want to spend to much and it needed to be strong. Also...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:45:31 PST
FLY STOOL - More DIY How To Projects]]> jstrociak Fly stool is designed to serve in a workshop. Why you should make one! Material and arrangment To start working you will be needing following files:1_fly_stool 22_fly_stool_BRIDGES 3 Making Assembly Saving space by stacking Details To visually upgrade my stool I've 3d printed 6...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:24:12 PST
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle)
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ymouser One of my favorite things to make is wooden stools. I love them for their simplicity and versatility. When building these I most often use a round tenon in an angled mortise to attach the legs to the top. These joints provide a clean strong connection, and they are easy to make with a drill press...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:27:41 PDT
Modular Milk Crate Couch
Modular Milk Crate Couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> pandadude Effective makers utilize combinations of simple materials in new ways to create something unique and perhaps revolutionary.As a new member of West Dorm at Harvey Mudd College, I have been in the unique situation this year of having absolute freedom in changing and improving the environment around my...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 23:40:08 PDT
Ladder Chair / Library Chair
Ladder Chair / Library Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Originally designed by Benjamin Franklin, this chair has been referred as library chair, ladder chair, convertible chair, folding step chair. What ever the name, the purpose of the chair was the same. To convert a chair quickly into a step ladder. It is a fantastically useful furniture to have in an...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:55:24 PDT
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jonathan.R.M.Webb Now that sitting has become as vilified as smoking, there is a huge movement toward standing desks and leaning stools. I'm fortunate that my desk at work is powered and raises and lowers for sitting or standing positions. I found that standing for long periods can get uncomfortable. I searched fo...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:13:20 PDT
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> fydaman My mom and I wanted to start a project and we decided to repurpose a hutch into a home bar. Her and I have ZERO wood working skills and made this happen using readily available tools and items from your local hardware store. The only power tools used in this project was a $30 Circular saw from Harbo...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Tractor Stools
Tractor Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman For thousands of years, farmers walked behind their draft animals, subject to same exhaustion as the beasts themselves. Sometime in the 1850s, horse-drawn ploughs began to feature cast-iron seats molded to meld with the humblest part of a farmer's anatomy. Eventually, mechanized equipment and padded...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:38:56 PST
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina I am working on building a travel trailer/tiny home, and we wanted some additional seating.  As one needs to make efficient use of space when designing small, the idea of having poufs with storage inside seemed perfect.  They fit under a table for easy storage, and have a decent amount of storage sp...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:13:04 PDT
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools
Whiskey Barrel Bar Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> kminer49er Sun and weather take a toll on outdoor furniture. I had four outdoor bar stools covered with plastic resin wicker that had cracked and split. I priced new outdoor bar stools, ($75 and up x 4.) I figured I could renovate my old stools for about the price a single new chair. The plastic wicker had to ...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:27:37 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
Shipping pallet stool
Shipping pallet stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Campbell's Soup Stool
Campbell's Soup Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 After 5 days of working, I am finally proud to show you my Campbell's Soup Stool! The 60s are one of my favorite decades even if I wasn't born yet...and one of the many things that come to my mind whenever I think of the 60s is Andy Warhol and his paintings! His Campbell's Soup Can painting is so f...
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Fri, 24 May 2013 13:52:54 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHENG Concrete This Instructable will show you how to make a versatile two-part stool, side table, or planter using (2) 5-gallon buckets, 80lbs. of sacked concrete and CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula. Materials + Supplies: (2) 5-Gallon Buckets 3/4" Melamine coated particle board (13"x13") 1-1/4" Drywall Sc...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:41:37 PST
Pine & Denim cricket
Pine & Denim cricket - More DIY How To Projects]]> jean v The footstool is probably the piece of furniture that most often goes unnoticed... its not quite like your favorite chair or the desk you work at, even though it serves similar functions... You may not even use it everyday, but when you want to put your feet up, or reach for a book on the highest...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:25:54 PST
Giant 555 Timer Chip Cardboard Piano Bench
Giant 555 Timer Chip Cardboard Piano Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad or seat, stepstool, endtable, coffee table, poster bed, nightstand, etc.  Just as versatile as it's electronic component integrated circuit counterpart, use cardboard or "card" in the UK, to make this dandy piece of furniture. Besides being appropriate for electronic musicians, this is the geeky thi...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:39:44 PST
Road Sign Stools
Road Sign Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> wholman Given a heavy, yet healthy, obsession with road signs, I created these stools for my new apartment.  They use a simple metal-bending technique to turn down the sharp edges of the signs and simultaneously brace the legs.  You can see some of my other projects that use signs and this bending technique...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 16:05:05 PDT