Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - wood http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 03:48:45 PST BLOX v1.01 Condom Curio Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Condom-Curio-Cabinet/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:27:54 PST
IKEA Table with under-shelf storage http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Table-with-under-shelf-storage/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 18:05:50 PST
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Strong-Green-Egg-Table/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 PST
UPCYCLED HEADBOARD MADE WITH WOOD PANELING http://www.instructables.com/id/UPCYCLED-HEADBOARD-MADE-WITH-WOOD-PANELING/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:14:29 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Wood-Top-with-Pipe-Dream-Legs-Desk/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:13:02 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
Wall mounted valet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-valet/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:19:30 PST
Wood Pallet End Table, from a single pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-End-Table-from-a-single-pallet/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 11:26:53 PST
d2k loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/d2k-loft-bed/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:40:49 PST
Art Deco Inspired Wood Refinishing Treatment http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Deco-Inspired-Wood-Refinishing-Treatment/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 18:33:42 PST
Lumberjack Bar Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumberjack-Bar-Table/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:15:13 PST
Tension Series - Floating Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Floating-Bed/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:18:35 PST
DIY Butcher Block Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Butcher-Block-Kitchen-Island/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:56:05 PST
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Drawer-Dresser-with-Hidden-Drawers-and-Crown-Mo/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:48:33 PST
matrimonial bed upholstered chocolate http://www.instructables.com/id/matrimonial-bed-upholstered-chocolate/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:50:30 PST
small cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/small-cabinet/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:54:10 PST
Lap Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Couch-Lap-Tray/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:57:14 PST
Chill Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Chill-Chair/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Da Magic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Da-Magic-Box/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:10:10 PST
Walnut Breakfast Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Breakfast-Table/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:25:45 PST
"Stødig" Coffetable http://www.instructables.com/id/Stødig-Coffetable/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 06:04:15 PST
Toy Box and Desk Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Box-and-Desk-Combo/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:45:29 PST
Easy Behind the Couch Bar Top for Movie Night http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Behind-the-Couch-Bar-Top-for-Movie-Night/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:45:31 PST
Mortise and Tenon Foot Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Mortise-and-Tenon-Foot-Stool/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 14:35:07 PST
Cantilevered Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cantilevered-Table/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 22:05:20 PST
Functional Nintendo Controller Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Nintendo-Controller-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:31:38 PST
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/
Coffee Around the World-Create Your Own Custom Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/OM7S/I2KSK90O/FCLOM7SI2KSK90O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/OM7S/I2KSK90O/FCLOM7SI2KSK90O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/OM7S/I2KSK90O/FCLOM7SI2KSK90O.SMALL.jpg jointerjon Would you like to have coffee in Europe, take out in China, and a burger in America all at the same time? So would I! Unfortunately this is not an Instructable on how to be in more than one place at a time or travel the world. However, with your own custom world map coffee table you could use your i...
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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/
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
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-/
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SMALL.jpg 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 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/
Sawhorse Desk on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/UHM4/HZNYJD2L/F87UHM4HZNYJD2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/UHM4/HZNYJD2L/F87UHM4HZNYJD2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/UHM4/HZNYJD2L/F87UHM4HZNYJD2L.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-bench/
Easy to make bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AKPX/HZL3VZ1B/FV3AKPXHZL3VZ1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AKPX/HZL3VZ1B/FV3AKPXHZL3VZ1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AKPX/HZL3VZ1B/FV3AKPXHZL3VZ1B.SMALL.jpg 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 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/
Pallet Top Benches and tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Hardwood-Bench/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:19:29 PDT