Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - wood Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:49:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Ultimate Desk.
The Ultimate Desk. - More DIY How To Projects]]> littlemattyp The desk i have in my room is particularly average. its incredibly weak and rocky, looks cheap and nasty and is too short for me to sit comfortably at! (I'm 6,3") to remedy the problem i decided to with the help of my dad make a far better one to match the my bed which we made not that long ago. the...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:10:11 PDT
Tetra Table
Tetra Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to restore wooden furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> jm090770 With this article i want to explain set by step the restoration process of wooden furniture. Restoration is a world that offers endless possibilities for our old furniture and gives second chances to antique pieces full of charm and personality. i will proceed to ​Pickling Depending on the condi...
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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)
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
Minimalist Dinner Table
Minimalist Dinner Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxM2 At a furniture store you'll pay hundreds for a heavy fiberboard thing that won't last. This solid oak table is cheap, easy, solid, and long lasting. Here's what it looks like when you're done: Rough outline This is the table base with rough dimensions. The base is made of oak half-banisters (1.5x...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:13:59 PDT
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> tomatoskins As a collage student and more importantly, as a maker, a desk is not optional. Living 120 miles from home, portability was a large designing constraint. And as a student with no job, doing things as inexpensive as possible is a must. The first place I looked was the local classifieds. Finding many d...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 13:06:04 PDT
Easy to make bench
Easy to make bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zrobto-Polish DIY Hi everyone . I from Poland . I'd like show you how to make easy bench . Let's do it . Please subscribe my youtube channel for more awesome movie .
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:39:08 PDT
Cute Picture Frame
Cute Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArtCAM Create a picture or mirror frame using a cnc or laser machine in ArtCAM Express.Things NeededWood or plastic for the size of the design you wantCNC or laser machineArtCAM Express Watch the video Designing the Frame 1 The first thing that is needed is to create the vectors for the Whale....
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:37:15 PDT
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!)
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> briandamge Hello! The woman needed a side table for her new apartment so I made her one from some salvaged wood, LED strip lights, and a couple other things. This project is also detailed on my own website,, but I'm writing a separate Instructable for all you lovely people. Since...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:57 PDT
Picture frames from scrap materials
Picture frames from scrap materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord This is a very quick and easy way to make some nice looking picture frames from basic materials.The tools I used were just a saw and a mitre block. You may need a hammer if you do some of the steps I mention, but I didn't. Also some small tacks and wood glue are needed. The backing board These pi...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:06:31 PDT
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tecwyn Twmffat Using just a chainsaw, a cordless drill, an angle grinder and a hammer, tree trunks straight from the forest can be turned into fantastic old world style rustic platforms such as decking and banquet sized table tops. Difficulty: . . . . . . . . . . You need ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
The Suitcase End Table
The Suitcase End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> japrechaun My wife has had these two awesome vintage suitcases laying around forever. She had previously customized this one by reupholstering the inside with some fun "POW" material. They've just kinda been storage for a while for old video game systems, but we've been doing some decluttering and I started wo...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:03:20 PDT
The Two-Weekend Table
The Two-Weekend Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> shurly My husband and I invited friends over for dinner and decided to build a table for the occasion. The invitation was set for two weeks from the day we bought the wood. Designing the Table We used Rhino to design the table and determine the quantity of wood needed. All the pieces were then laid out...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:27:19 PDT
Pallet Top Benches and tables
Pallet Top Benches and tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> BenjY666 at my work we have a lot op wood pallet tops we can't re- use so they al go to wast. So i got the plan to make some garden furniture out of them. A working buddie dropt of a load of pallet tops and i started to puzzle with the following result. I used 3 pallet tops 1m20 x 1m201 complete top fo...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:56:16 PDT
Durable Hardwood Bench
Durable Hardwood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> rubenrijst This is a very simple tutorial. I made this bench about 3 months ago. It's a simple design for a bench that will last a long time. Materials - 2 concrete blocks - hardwood 2"x3" (45mmx70mm)- Inox screws- Threaded wire (M8)- Heatshrink Make it! Step 1: Mill the wood. I bought hardwood pieces of...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:19:29 PDT
Rockin' Stump
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aaron_Geman Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
Turn a trestle table into a desk!
Turn a trestle table into a desk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo Hey peeps,I'm back with my second instructable. This desk is a little tester for my table that I'm going to build for my apartment. I hope this instructable also inspires some of you to source some wooden furniture that could use some TLC and be re-purposed for your home. I got some old trestle tabl...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 09:25:25 PDT
Some cubic wallart!
Some cubic wallart! - More DIY How To Projects]]> siepel95 i've made it behind my computer screen.. but you can also make it for an empty wall or something...   Get the wood! Go to your local hardware store and get a plate off mdf.. most hardwarestores also do the sawing for you... get the "balks" as thick as wide. it needs to be really straight ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 05:03:00 PDT
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftclarity Fast, Cheap, Amazing. Pick Two. This Instructable is part of a longer exploration of material reuse that I'm calling the Offcuts Series. I hope you find my little project interesting—most of my dimensions were discovered along the way, so making a recipe to built the exact same thing didn't make ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:19 PDT
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> workislove Here is a set of wooden drawer pulls I made for a chest of drawers, made of the scroll saw in Techshop's wood shop. Last year I made a nice little chest of drawers - she's not pretty, but she's quite functional. It was my first furniture project after taking a wood-joinery class at Techshop. But it...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:38:14 PDT
Big Screen Easel Stand
Big Screen Easel Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> YKnoTry This project was designed to hold a 40 to 50 some odd inch big screen flat TV. I made 4 of them for Wii challenge event where we wanted to set up 4 Wii machines, have some fun, then take everything back down.Here are the materials and price estimates from Home Depot March 2014. Obviously, they don'...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:26:21 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
iPad mini stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
doll chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
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
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
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
Outside table from a car tyre (tire)
Outside table from a car tyre (tire) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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! 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!!
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:03:17 PST
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wood serving tray with folding stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wood Mirror Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Yard Or Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Armchair & Bathtub Cup Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Single Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood
How to Build a Coffee Table from Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabphil I really wanted a Restoration Hardware looking table but in my budget. So I built it myself! Get the Wood So I used Salvaged Wood from a Barn that was kindly given to me. I got lucky because this stuff can be pricey! So look around, ask around and you never know what a stranger might help you wit...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 10:10:02 PDT
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack
Concrete Lack: Ikea Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> budman0312 I wanted  a cheap coffee table, so I went to Ikea and picked up a Lack coffee table for $20. It was a little plain, so I decided to customize it a little. Materials and Tools Materials: IKEA Lack Coffee Table ($20) 12 ft. 1x6 boards ($10) Bag of concrete ($3) (I used standard quikrete concrete. F...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:24:51 PDT
Hardwood table with laser cut inlay mrf0wler To make this table you would ideally need an array of hardwood ( 800 x 150mm) + , 2x sheets of aeroplane plywood (you choose the size of inlay), strips of hardwood for beading, bandsaw, circular saw, hand sander, tenon saw, files, wood glue, low grit sand paper, sash clamps & g-clamps, wood vice and...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 01:33:52 PDT
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohmdaddy You can now DOWNLOAD THE SHOPBOT FILE from Etsy One of my first projects at the TechShop San Francisco was to use the ShopBot Alpha. It started off with me wanting to make some single sheet plywood furniture, but I had no clue where to start.. After some exhaustive internet researching, I couldn't ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:15:08 PDT
Giraffe table
Giraffe table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Fun animal table witch looks a lot more expensive and complicated than it really is. You don't need very experienced woodworking qualities. If you can handle an electric jig saw you can do this! Looks great in an ethnic styled room, an Africa theme or  a child's room with jungle theme.  And I an sur...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 07:49:58 PDT
From Cool Old Door to Chic Headboard Honeylam Had this great old door and wanted to be able to have a project that would show it off.  Took the very old doorknob set off, sanded, painted, and reattached the doorknob .  Then attached to some 2x2 hollow metal posts my husband had salvaged (after painting those also) and attached to the bed frame....
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:12:58 PDT
Make a Dowel How-To San Juan Carpentry Kris likes his Beetle-Killed Pine so when he gets an order for one of his popular cribs, he has to make his own dowels. In this video, Kris shows you how to make these dowels out of any wood you might be using! See more of Kris at And don't forget to visit http:/...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 08:27:27 PDT
Adjustable child's bench
Adjustable child's bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> David Catriel My son has been attending cello lessons for a couple of years now, and one thing that kids his age end up needing is a bench whose height can be adjusted as they grow older. The bench's characteristics are simple:  When the kid is sitting, his/her feet must reside flat on the ground There h...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:29:32 PDT