Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - woodwork - featured Sat, 28 May 2016 01:25:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Geometric Pattern Scrap Wood Coffee Table
Geometric Pattern Scrap Wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robglacier If you don't feel like reading I made a video of the whole build process hereIf you're still with us check out the following steps.Note: I've written this more as a description of my build process rather than a step-by-step instruction manual because the point of this is to show techniques and ideas...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:51:09 PDT
"Shadow Box" - Trinket Display Table
"Shadow Box" - Trinket Display Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jo-dan Several years ago I built a table with inlayed compartments for the display of various trinkets, I'd always planned on making an instructable, taking pictures (unfortunately rather blurry ones, taken on a rather crappy camera, by an even crappier photographer), however never got around to it. Howeve...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 05:13:10 PST
DIY Mirrored Dresser
DIY Mirrored Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> TamaraBerg I’ve been infatuated with these mirrored furniture pieces since they started popping up a few years ago. Fabulous in an art-deco boudoir, and equally welcome in a glitzy dining room, mirrored furniture expands and brightens a room. I’m not one to succumb to trends, and perhaps this could be a tad ...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:08:02 PST
Knife Rack
Knife Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> iwan73 This is how I made my knife rack with materials I had laying around the shop. The wood used in this project was a scrap 2x4 but feel free to use any material you want. total cost: $0 time: 30 minsmaterials used: wood, wood glue, super glue (optional), metal rod, screwstools used: table saw, miter sa...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:29:16 PST
Recycle chair leg stool fails
Recycle chair leg stool fails - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ms Wild After lots of fails I have settled on a way to recycle old chair legs into stools that is strong, cheap and simple.I thought it would be fun to document these fails for the epic fail competitionI did find a design I am happy with after lots of workshop fails, see "Recycled chair leg stools" Dowel ...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 16:53:55 PST
Recycled chair leg stools
Recycled chair leg stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ms Wild I think old chair legs are gorgeous and I have been collecting them to make into stools.I found a way to connect the legs to the seat that is; strong cheap simpleIt took me a while because I had lots of fails, but now I am happy with the design. Mark out the brackets and use the bandsaw to cut ...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 07:07:02 PST
Firepit Table
Firepit Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> zyonchaos So imagine the scene it is March in England and you have decided to throw a BBQ with a few friends from work, it has been an unseasonably warm month so you feel pretty safe in doing this. Just in case you have some spiced apple juice ready to be seasoned with a hint of rum in case it gets nippy!Unsu...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:38:09 PST
Arrow Coffee Table
Arrow Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> bongodrummer Welcome to this three legged coffee table build. Why three legs? Well mainly because I wanted to try it out, and I was attracted to the minimalist aesthetic. Also, it can be placed on very wonky uneven floors and still sit level without rocking. The disadvantage is, of course, that ultimate stabilit...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:05:55 PDT
Minimalist Hammock-Style Bed
Minimalist Hammock-Style Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrharari I graduated from college with twin XL sheets, an engineering degree, and a car too small to fit a mattress. After a week of sleeping on the floor (and a bit of back pain) I decided I needed an upgrade. My goal was to make the bed comfortable without a mattress, minimalist in the amount of material ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:24:26 PDT
Outdoor Bench With Storage
Outdoor Bench With Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> JamieP7 Cedar bench, and base opens to store your outdoor items like flower pots, hoses, etc. Materials 7, 8 foot long 1x6'sWood glue Screws for decking Roll of wire mesh 3/4 inch truss head screws 48 inch continuous or piano hinge 2 inch square drive screws Build Legs Rip a 1x6 with circular saw o...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:31:33 PDT
Take apart wooden stool!
Take apart wooden stool! - More DIY How To Projects]]> autsmith12 Don"t have room for a chair in your car? Too big and bulky? Problem solved! Introducing the Easy take apart stool that can fit in your trunk no problem. This stool is an easy project and design that can be translated into many other different designs for chairs, tables and more. Pretty simple to mak...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 10:26:34 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> abertoni As a primer for a larger project I decided to take on a small laminated end table. The project came together from start to finish in an afternoon, the design was focused on creating a simple form using efficient nesting of sheet goods on a shopbot CNC router. Design The concept behind this small...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
Heirloom Chest
Heirloom Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee This project is going to be fairly detailed on a number of fronts. The Design The Build Engraving Letters The FinishHope you are able to get something out of this and I'd love to see what you build.Let's begin. The Design For this project, the client wanted a chest that can hold memories and be p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
Media Cabinet with Shutters
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Table-top Mini-bar
Table-top Mini-bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> msparker In a few days i'll be going back for my final year at uni. So far its been great, but with the wisdom of 3 year behind me what could i do to improve the experience? a mini-bar of course!!!For my mini-bar i was going to build upon the experience of making a bar for my girlfriend: http://www.instructa...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:39:09 PDT
DIY Baby Bed
DIY Baby Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> russian_desman Once upon the time I decided to make the bed for my newborn son. At first I bought the mattress in local baby store (the part I am unable to make myself). The mattress size is 40 x 90 cm. (All sizes will be given in centimeters, you can always divide them by 2.54 to convert them into inches). Also I...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Art Collectors Cabinet
Art Collectors Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Whenever you collect or create art, there soon comes a point where there is no more place in the house to display the collection. With many decorative items its good advise to cluster in groups, but with many pieces of art that doesn't work. Each piece needs a place of its own. To accommodate a few ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 03:48:46 PDT
Thomas Train Bed
Thomas Train Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> raptor23 So I decided to build a Thomas Train bed for my son, who, like many boys his age, loooooves Thomas the train. Got my design inspiration from another train bed design on, hopefully a lot simpler to make.  Sketchup First I drew up the bed in Google Sketchup. This bed was designe...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 07:14:10 PDT
A chalkboard made from an old window frame
A chalkboard made from an old window frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thermonuklear Pretty straightforward... I found a cute, worn-out window from my garden shed and took out all the leftover glass fragments. Then I took a sheet of thin plywood, which my wife coated with an adhesive chalkboard film. After that all I had to to was screw around a bit(pun!) and apply some steel wire f...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 17:38:31 PDT
Build a $40 headboard
Build a $40 headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> knife141 I don't normally do a lot of woodwork, but my daughter wanted a rustic-looking headboard for a guest bedroom, so I decided to take up the challenge. I call this a $40 headboard because that's about what it cost in lumber and supplies. Start with a plan I never begin a project without a highly de...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:23:11 PST
Coffee Table - Mackintosh Inspired
Coffee Table - Mackintosh Inspired - More DIY How To Projects]]> ezcheese So, my first proper instructable.....This is one of the very few designs that I have actually built, and the one I am most satisfied with both design wise and construction wise. To say I was surprised that I could build it (and do it well) would be a bit of an understatement. What surprised me most ...
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Sun, 8 Nov 2009 09:12:25 PST