Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - storage - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 11:45:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Walnut-Nightstand/
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SMALL.jpg homemademodern This nightstand consists of an outer concrete shell formed with Legos and a wooden drawer that's faced with a piece of live edge walnut. I'm most proud of this project for its aesthetics. I don't use hardwoods often in my projects because it's expensive, but this piece of live edge walnut came from ...
By: homemademodern

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:17:24 PST
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bed-Reclaiming-the-unused-space-Captains-B/
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SMALL.jpg adam16660 Have you ever thought of your bed as wasted space? Or been frustrated by the junk(or "stuff" as some call it) that always gets shoved under the bed and forgotten about. I realized the solution to both of these problems is to own a storage bed. It allows you to use the space more efficiently and ke...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 PST
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Chair-for-camping-or-Vinyl-Storage-Upgr/
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a Milk Crates are great form of modular storage! I came up with an easy upgrade that lets you use them as a chair to maximize small spaces. Perfect for camping, vinyl, dorms, and tiny houses!Materials Milk Crate: If you place on using this for storing vinyl I've found that 13.75'' on all sides work...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I 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
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
Pouf / Ottoman with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pouf-Ottoman-with-Storage/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 19:13:04 PDT
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Industrial Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Armoire/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:23:52 PDT
radioactive chair http://www.instructables.com/id/radioactive-chair/
radioactive chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SMALL.jpg bowlen199 so i was tasked with producing a chair for 7-8 year old children for my coursework, but me being me i wanted to be able to use it too so i decided to make it truly versatile and make a chair that could be used by almost anyone from about the age of 7 upwards. After much research and tedious design,...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 12:53:41 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Utility-Shelf/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:25 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-5-Gallon-Stool/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:41:37 PST
Build a Window Seat with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Window-Seat-with-Storage/
Build a Window Seat with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SMALL.jpg kentdvm What's a bay window without a window seat?  An unfinished and underutilized space waiting to be transformed!  Building a window seat is a basic "build-in" project and here's how you can do it.     Plan It Out Since bay windows are not all created equal, you'll need to measure the angles of the wa...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 06:07:07 PST
Cheap Bed Substitute http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bed-Substitute/
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Sat, 16 Dec 2006 09:01:00 PST
Recycled Tire Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Tire-Coffee-Table/
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SMALL.jpg 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
Very Cheap, Very Easy Storage Chest (Ottoman) http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Very-Easy-Storage-Chest-Ottoman/
Very Cheap, Very Easy Storage Chest (Ottoman) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I live in a small flat and I needed a place to store my girlfriends ever growing collection of clothes and fabric. The only space left in the flat was at the end of the bed and behind the front door. All the ready made storage chests were a bit to deep and not long enough for this space so I decided...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 14:02:21 PDT
Coffee table upgrade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-upgrade/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2008 04:49:31 PDT
Scrap Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Credenza/
Scrap Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SMALL.jpg wholman Recently, a beautiful pair of cabinets came into my life -- battered, beaten, but with noble bones.  A careless string of miserable individuals had heaped abuse upon them under the sickly fluorescent light of some back office.  Yet they stood, faithfully storing files, holding up lamps and coffee ma...
By: wholman

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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 15:09:44 PST
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Storage-Bed-For-Cheap-In-Like-5-S/
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SMALL.jpg Katie Brennan My other half and I are nomads currently living in Boulder, CO, til we figure out our next move. Being nomads means we've been sleeping on a mattress on the floor for a few months. Urban camping is fun for awhile, but we needed a change. When he went away on a business trip recently, I decided to su...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:30:29 PST
Rubik's cube chest of drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-cube-chest-of-drawers/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:03:58 PDT
Milk Crate Wall Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Wall-Storage/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 20:23:21 PDT
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-standing-multi-tier-floating-/
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SMALL.jpg 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
Aesthetically Pleasing Gaming Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Aesthetically-Pleasing-Gaming-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 06:36:08 PST