Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - storage - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:16:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bed-Reclaiming-the-unused-space-Captains-B/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 PST
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
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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
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
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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/
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Wed, 8 May 2013 12:53:41 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/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 06:07:07 PST
Cheap and Easy Garage Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workbench/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 11:31:16 PDT
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/
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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/
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Thu, 17 May 2012 14:02:21 PDT
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
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