Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - wood http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:01:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Trestle table with floating arched stretcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Trestle-table-with-floating-arched-stretcher/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:15:34 PST
Terrarium Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-Table/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:50 PST
Coffee Around the World-Create Your Own Custom Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Around-the-World-Create-Your-Own-Custom-Cof/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:20:04 PST
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
How to make your own Timber Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Timber-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:42:22 PST
Rolling Drawer Desk/Craft Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Drawer-DeskCraft-Station/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:52:26 PDT
Restoring a garden bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-garden-bench/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:58:59 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT
The Ultimate Desk. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Desk/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:10:11 PDT
Tetra Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetra-Table/
Tetra Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne Tabletop: Inner Triangles: Mahogany Inner Triangle Edges: Purple Heart Outer Middle Parallelograms: Mahogany 3x Hexagon Edge: Walnut Outer Octagon: Red OakTable Base: 3/4" Birch Ply 1" Steel Bar Custom BracketsDesigned in Rhinoceros 3DThe concept for this tabletop came from a floor design for a geod...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:11:24 PDT
How to restore wooden furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-wooden-furniture/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 15:01:38 PDT
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Angled-Mortices-on-the-Drill-Press-Attaching-/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:27:41 PDT
Minimalist Dinner Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Dinner-Table/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:13:59 PDT
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawhorse-Desk-on-the-Cheap/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:06:04 PDT
Easy to make bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-bench/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:39:08 PDT
Cute Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Picture-Frame/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:37:15 PDT
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Themed-Side-Table-that-lights-up/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:57 PDT
Picture frames from scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frames-from-scrap-materials/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:06:31 PDT
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
The Suitcase End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Suitcase-End-Table/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:03:20 PDT
The Two-Weekend Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Two-Weekend-Table/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:27:19 PDT
Pallet Top Benches and tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Top-Benches-and-tables/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:56:16 PDT
Durable Hardwood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Hardwood-Bench/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:19:29 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
Turn a trestle table into a desk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-trestle-table-into-a-desk/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 09:25:25 PDT
Some cubic wallart! http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-cubic-wallart/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 05:03:00 PDT
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Wood-Computer-Stands/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:19 PDT
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-drawer-pulls/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:38:14 PDT
Big Screen Easel Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Screen-Easel-Stand/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:26:21 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SMALL.jpg xbremer CAF is the coffee table that moves with you, converting quickly from a coffee table to a three-drawer box 4.5" tall to store and move all the little books, papers, and pencils that don't have a box of their own. The table can be made entirely out of one 4ft x 8ft piece of plywood 1/2" thick, with c...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
PENNY TABLE http://www.instructables.com/id/PENNY-TABLE/
PENNY TABLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/M5AC/HTOQ8KCO/F4RM5ACHTOQ8KCO.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess I started making this table last year after seeing the penny desk that Epbot made. I have to say, it certainly inspired me to get back into what I love doing. And now we have my latest creation.... Let me know what you think :~) Let's Get Started :~) You will need some materials to get started:...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 16:35:47 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Stool-from-One-2x4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SMALL.jpg 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
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
iPad mini stand http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-mini-stand/
iPad mini stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/126Z/HTD7SF1S/FLT126ZHTD7SF1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/126Z/HTD7SF1S/FLT126ZHTD7SF1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/126Z/HTD7SF1S/FLT126ZHTD7SF1S.SMALL.jpg wschoonderwaldt in my first instructable I will show you my iPad mini stand I dont have detailed pictures comment if you want them materials 1. wood any size as long as you're happy with it2. wooden strip as long as your iPad mini in my case 20 cm or 7.9 inches 3. sanding paper4. drill bits5. door handle (mines ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:44:58 PDT
doll chair http://www.instructables.com/id/doll-chair/
doll chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SMALL.jpg RubenRosseel An while ago, my sister asked me if I could make a doll chair for her daughter. I did not wanted to make a normal model, but I also did not want to give lots of money on it.  Therefore I started looking in our garage for useful materials and suddenly I found a lot of long wooden slats of 1 by 0,5 ce...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:27:25 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg 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
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Truck-Loft-Bed/
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/AS3N/HS1RTVDD/FMRAS3NHS1RTVDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/AS3N/HS1RTVDD/FMRAS3NHS1RTVDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/AS3N/HS1RTVDD/FMRAS3NHS1RTVDD.SMALL.jpg duggerpato My son wanted a special bed, and none were available (for less than $2000-$3000 dollars).  My son is a giant, at 4'6" and 80 lbs in 1st grade.  Dilemma for a 6-year-old that big?  He doesn't fit into anything and people think he's 8 to 10.  Poor kid was tall enough to ride everything at the...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:16:38 PDT
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibonacci-plug-in-bookshelf/
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/KHYO/HRWN8IC4/FKYKHYOHRWN8IC4.SMALL.jpg 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
Outside table from a car tyre (tire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Outside-table-from-a-car-tyre-tire/
Outside table from a car tyre (tire) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IVH3/HRWNE53S/F13IVH3HRWNE53S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IVH3/HRWNE53S/F13IVH3HRWNE53S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/IVH3/HRWNE53S/F13IVH3HRWNE53S.SMALL.jpg petachock I have had a spare car tyre lying around for a while now I made one in to a small herb garden and thought it was time to do something with the other. One thing I did need was a table for outside so decided the tyre could make a good base. I had a look on the internet for ideas but couldn't find the ...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:26:27 PST
Built a Wall in My Room! http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-a-Wall-in-My-Room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I wanted to increase rooms and built a wall. I devised it not to injure a floor and a ceiling. When I move, I can easily remove it. If there is a large room, I can increase rooms freely! Let's built a wall!! Please subscribe!! http://www.youtube.com/user/continentaloverseas
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:03:17 PST
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-wood-workbenches-UK-Style/
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/4BW5/HRI98B1K/F5X4BW5HRI98B1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/4BW5/HRI98B1K/F5X4BW5HRI98B1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/4BW5/HRI98B1K/F5X4BW5HRI98B1K.SMALL.jpg msraynsford I read quite a few instructables and found many online tutorials about how to go about making a workbench. Quite a lot of instructions are American so dimensions are in inches, prices are in dollars and they lose something in translation. If you head to the nearest wood merchant in the UK and ask fo...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:36 PST
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Controlled-Entertainment-Center/
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/6443/HQV6HQ2Z/FR46443HQV6HQ2Z.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose UPDATE: Arduino and iPhone code is posted!  If you are interested in purchasing a control system (complete with: Arduino control box, ID LEDs for routing to your devices, colored LED strips for ground lighting, and iPhone/iPad app) please send me a personal message! I'd very much like to start selli...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:19:15 PST
Wood serving tray with folding stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-serving-tray-with-folding-stand/
Wood serving tray with folding stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris This project was born out of necessity and a serious case of cabin fever. I have recently sold all of my furniture in preparation for a mobile lifestyle. My biggest hack yet! I had figured a nice wooden tray and stand could be a useful item to have. So I rummaged through what was left in the house, ...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:04:39 PST
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/N-Table-The-N64-Logo-End-Table/
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins The Nintendo 64 or N64 was released in North America in 1996 and had so many amazing games such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", ""Super Smash Bros.", and "Golden Eye 007". A few months ago I found the second picture on Facebook (if anyone knows the source of this picture, please post it ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:35:08 PST
Wood Mirror Frames http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mirror-Frames/
Wood Mirror Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/XCJC/HPWQT95P/FQRXCJCHPWQT95P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/XCJC/HPWQT95P/FQRXCJCHPWQT95P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/XCJC/HPWQT95P/FQRXCJCHPWQT95P.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 My wife found a cool idea for some mirror frames on a blog called shanty-2-chic.comI have to admit that blog is pretty cool, lots of great DIY projects. We happened to have 2 plain mirrors that would look way nicer with just a little bit of work so i was off to my favorite place, home depot! Buy M...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 10:10:27 PST
Yard Or Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Yard-Or-Garden-Bench/
Yard Or Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 I have been wanting to make or buy a small bench to put out in the front yard. A home depot gift card i got for Christmas finally gave me some motivation to get the project started! Buy Materials Materials list:(4) 2x4 x 8 feet long(3) 2x3 x 8 feet long(1) tube of liquid nails or wood glueTotal ...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:50:31 PST
Armchair & Bathtub Cup Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Armchair-Bathtub-Cup-Tray/
Armchair & Bathtub Cup Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/OYEH/HMMF5HHF/FR1OYEHHMMF5HHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/OYEH/HMMF5HHF/FR1OYEHHMMF5HHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/OYEH/HMMF5HHF/FR1OYEHHMMF5HHF.SMALL.jpg strooom I'd like to read a book or a magazine, while enjoying a good coffee, longdrink or single malt whisky. Keeping those drinks within reach but also safe from spilling, I designed this Armchair Cup Tray. Then I saw this Pin and I designed the Cup Tray to also fit across my bath. Concept, Parts & Tools...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 00:50:26 PDT
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lectern-Podium-for-a-Teacher-in-a-cl/
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is  a wood lectern I put together for my sister-in-law. She wanted one for her classroom. It's made from one 4'x8' piece of oak veneered plywood, 3/4" thick. I have done a few wood based instructables and am an amateur , at best. But , I try to focus on making an idea come to form, from incepti...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:40:29 PDT
Single Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Pallet-Chair/
Single Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Q8LF/HM33VS9C/FWHQ8LFHM33VS9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Q8LF/HM33VS9C/FWHQ8LFHM33VS9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/Q8LF/HM33VS9C/FWHQ8LFHM33VS9C.SMALL.jpg Error Collective For this Instructible, you will need a minimum of one pallet, one hammer and one hand saw.  You can use more than that (screws, drill, varnish, new nails, et cetera) but it's more of a challenge to use the minimum of materials and equipment. This project was made as part of an installation in Cuge ...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 15:01:01 PDT
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramified-Armchair-bending-plywood/
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6WRS/HLPRC3YR/FGO6WRSHLPRC3YR.SMALL.jpg alepalan I always wanted to make a bent plywood chair so I went ahead and made this prototype. I used compression mold to curve the plywood and a water based resin glue to put the bendy ply together. I decided to make a simple design that would be broken down into 7 different pieces: • Front leg (x2) • Back...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 02:16:27 PDT