Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:26:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Propane Tank Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Bench/
Propane Tank Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/C4GH/IK02AXE0/FFPC4GHIK02AXE0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/C4GH/IK02AXE0/FFPC4GHIK02AXE0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/C4GH/IK02AXE0/FFPC4GHIK02AXE0.SMALL.jpg colinselig This bench is made from a scrap propane tank. The raw material This idea originated with a junk 575 gallon propane tank on my property, which my wife told me I had to get rid of or "do something with." A lot of energy had been used to form the 5/16" thick steel into this curvaceous shape and it...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 PST
Put a copper top on a table http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-a-copper-top-on-a-table/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 21:19:05 PST
Ikea DJ Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-DJ-Console/
Ikea DJ Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SMALL.jpg drwelby UPDATE 2015Some of the Ikea furniture pieces have changed names and dimensions and I don't know if you can still make this. But take a look in the comments below - there are some excellent new designs using two 4x4 Kallax shelves with legs and a tabletop.I've been looking for a DJ console for a whil...
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:28:25 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/CC-Chair-How-to-Bend-Plywood/
CC Chair - how to bend plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0R1Y/IJQ0CZ8Q/FVD0R1YIJQ0CZ8Q.SMALL.jpg kniegmann I had a few weeks to build a chair and decided to experiment with bending plywood. Instead of laminating veneers or using a product like bendy ply, I tried laminating thin furniture grade plywood to make thicker plywood. My results were quite successful and the chair was very sturdy and relatively c...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
How to Create Your Own Frosted Glass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Your-Own-Frosted-Glass-Sign/
How to Create Your Own Frosted Glass Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/NGLL/IJQO9I3T/FVYNGLLIJQO9I3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/NGLL/IJQO9I3T/FVYNGLLIJQO9I3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/NGLL/IJQO9I3T/FVYNGLLIJQO9I3T.SMALL.jpg mpictaggi Hello fellow makers,Today id like to share one of my favorite hobbies with everyone, glass etching. I am sure you have all seen designs etched in to glass at one point in your life. Whether it was on a large window or a small glass cup etched glass is everywhere and i'm here to tell you that you can...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:50:23 PST
Tile a Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Tile-a-Table-Top/
Tile a Table Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SMALL.jpg knoxmj19 I tiled my patio in 2011, and I absolutely hated the entire experience.  I will probably never do a project like that again.  In the end it came out pretty good, but bent over in the Georgia sun mixing mortar and cutting tile wasn't very fun.  At some point I bought a tile saw for about $84 and it w...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 09:40:10 PST
Campaign Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Campaign-Desk/
Campaign Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SMALL.jpg wholman A campaign desk is a nomadic writing table, popularized by officers of the British Empire in the colonial-minded 1800s. Wealthy officers, who often bought their commissions from the Crown (as opposed to actually training as soldiers), furnished their field tents with teak or mahogany chests, cots, a...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:05:21 PST
Bed in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-in-a-Box/
Bed in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth Inspired by Rob MacPherson's medieval-style collapsible bed (see here), I decided to take a simplified approach towards a twin-sized version for a Christmas gift. This design lacks all the bells and whistles of MacPherson's design, and was made to simply slide under another bed for storage between u...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:04:23 PST
DIY: Mock Tufting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mock-Tufting/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 06:04:06 PDT
IKEA Expedit Filing Cabinet Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Expedit-Filing-Cabinet-Hack/
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:49:30 PST
Reupholster a Very Old Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-a-Very-Old-Footstool/
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 19:51:43 PDT
Hanging headboard neatly very close to the wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-headboard-neatly-very-close-to-the-wall/
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Mon, 21 May 2012 19:16:18 PDT
Improved Ikea Benno CD shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Ikea-Benno-CD-shelf/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:46:30 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Tabletop/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-trestle-table/
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:06:29 PST
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrange-Furniture-More-Easily-Create-a-scale-draw/
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SMALL.jpg Yasonyacky  I absolutely hate arranging and rearranging furniture.  I don't hate the end result of an attractive and functional living space, but I hate trying to figure it out the traditional way - you know, moving everything around over and over again, just to see how a different arrangement will look or wor...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 13:17:07 PST
Hacking a Pillow-top Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-Pillow-top-Bed/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:58:07 PST
Kitchen Table (2x4 & Recycled Pallets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Table-2x4-Recycled-Pallets/
Kitchen Table (2x4 & Recycled Pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SMALL.jpg Sean_Anderson Having seen the cost of solid wood furniture in places like IKEA; I searched and found a really great guide for building benches over at Jay's Custom Creations and took the inspiration from there to build a kitchen table.If you like the design and the Instructable, I would appreciate your vote in th...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:12:57 PST
Easy and Strong 2x4 & 2x6 Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Strong-2x4-2x6-Bunk-Bed/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:52:21 PDT
Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Stand-Indoor-Outdoor/
Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SMALL.jpg forke After a summer of taking my little portec hammock on canoeing and camping trips, I decided that I wanted to be able to enjoy the hammock in the winter too! Our winters get to -35c and it's not so comfortable outside anymore! I'm always interested to hear constructive criticism! Materials Mate...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 15:54:57 PST
College Bed Loft (Twin XL) http://www.instructables.com/id/College-Bed-Loft-Twin-XL/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 16:43:32 PDT
Pallet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bed/
Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SMALL.jpg Mister DO My wife found a pallet bed on Pinterest and thought it would be a cheap & easy project (for me) to put together for our daughter's new bedroom. Turns out she was right. The one problem that I had with this project is that I live in eastern Idaho and it's late December. Apologies if some pieces of th...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:58:42 PST
wooden kneeling chair http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-kneeling-chair/
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A kneeling chair is what you need if you have to pass a lot of time in your office.Unfortunately this type of chairs is quite expensive and not very common. This is one reason to make your own kneeling chair, which will also make you very proud. references If you surf the web looking for "kneelin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:26:38 PST
Vinyl Record Frames http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Frames/
Vinyl Record Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The saddest thing about the advent of digital music might be the loss of album art. At 12" X 12", a vinyl album sleeve is the right size and proportion to be a work of art worthy of hanging in a gallery. I made these vinyl record frames to display my favorite cover art while keeping quick access thr...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:17:00 PST
Infinity coffee table transformation! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-coffe-table-transformation/
Infinity coffee table transformation! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/XUMP/IIEUHE0P/FZ7XUMPIIEUHE0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/XUMP/IIEUHE0P/FZ7XUMPIIEUHE0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/XUMP/IIEUHE0P/FZ7XUMPIIEUHE0P.SMALL.jpg chris.antonopoulos.5 hacking a classic coffee table sanding down the faded old paint with lots of patience i removed the old paint to reveal the wood underneath adding the infinity mirror and testing it i didn't take detailing pics making the infinity mirror but as you can see in the finished table there is a mir...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 03:30:15 PST
DIY Height Adjustable Table (for less than $70) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Height-Adjustable-Table-for-less-than-70/
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:43:29 PDT
Building a dump truck bed with front loader book shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-dump-truck-bed-with-front-loader-book-s/
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 06:53:20 PDT
Build a Twin Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Twin-Bed/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 14:40:08 PST
Nail-less, glue-less almost screw-less fire finished bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-less-glue-less-almost-screw-less-fire-finish/
Nail-less, glue-less almost screw-less fire finished bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/YQIY/FQCTL38P/F1IYQIYFQCTL38P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/YQIY/FQCTL38P/F1IYQIYFQCTL38P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/YQIY/FQCTL38P/F1IYQIYFQCTL38P.SMALL.jpg Tazo DO YOU MOVE A LOT FROM ONE HOUSE TO ANOTHER? you need nomad furniture and this bed is really good to move it around, just take it apart and put it together like a puzzle, No Nails, no screws. It is also really simple to make and looks very good. How to begin.... What you need You need basic tool...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 14:18:17 PST
DIY Bed Frame For Less than $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-Frame-For-Less-than-30/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 11:52:32 PDT
Wooden Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Shoe-Rack/
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 14:05:44 PST
my 'faux granite countertop' project http://www.instructables.com/id/my-faux-granite-countertop-project/
my 'faux granite countertop' project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OYKI/HO0Q9HXK/FYXOYKIHO0Q9HXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OYKI/HO0Q9HXK/FYXOYKIHO0Q9HXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/OYKI/HO0Q9HXK/FYXOYKIHO0Q9HXK.SMALL.jpg mynewestproject Ever wished you owned a 'granite countertop' but just couldnt justify the amount of money it would cost to get it? (or maybe you just can't afford it...)  Either way, I've decided to make my own 'faux granite' countertop (at least until I win the lottery lol) gathering supplies I'm going to need f...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:51:40 PST
7 practical uses for an old stump http://www.instructables.com/id/7-practical-uses-for-an-old-stump/
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By: seamster

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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 09:49:01 PDT
Lounge Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Lounge-Sofa/
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Tue, 29 May 2012 14:21:46 PDT
A Simple Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Modern-Bench/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:29:12 PDT
19 inch communication rack, IKEA Lack http://www.instructables.com/id/19-inch-communication-rack-IKEA-Lack/
19 inch communication rack, IKEA Lack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HJG3/IEX553VW/FA2HJG3IEX553VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HJG3/IEX553VW/FA2HJG3IEX553VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/HJG3/IEX553VW/FA2HJG3IEX553VW.SMALL.jpg GautierA A 8U, 19 inch rack cost about US$2000, it is a big over expensive for how, but with a minimum budget and effort, about a US$70 and a rainy Sunday, something quite similar could be achieved. KISS, Kit it Simple Stupid was the strategy because the idea was not to copy a commercial 19 inch in all its f...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 07:10:50 PDT
Build an American-style kotatsu http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-American-style-kotatsu/
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 20:14:59 PST
How to make a kitchen Island from a set of lower kitchen cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-kitchen-Island-from-a-set-of-lower-k/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:46:23 PST
Record & Stereo Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Stereo-Rack/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:31:38 PDT
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-and-2x4-Full-Dining-Table-Set/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:13:16 PDT
Elevated Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-Bed/
Elevated Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/136A/FFKCQBWU/F7E136AFFKCQBWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/136A/FFKCQBWU/F7E136AFFKCQBWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/136A/FFKCQBWU/F7E136AFFKCQBWU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus So if you're like me and stuck with a small apartment space, have I got a project for you. My apartment is around 51sq.m or about 550sq.f, which was a lot when I was 19 and didn't own anything, but times have changed and I needed somewhere to store my pirate trunk, and milk crates of stuff that I sh...
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Thu, 1 May 2008 15:13:46 PDT
Transforming Bar Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Bar-Desk/
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:02:44 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Outdoor Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Outdoor-Sofa/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 08:24:22 PDT
Platform/storage bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Platformstorage-bed-frame/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:21:21 PDT
The IKEAhacked adjustable angle drawing table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-IKEAhacked-adjustable-angled-drawing-table/
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Fri, 4 Jun 2010 02:27:15 PDT
Sliced Deadpool LACK Table 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Deadpool-LACK-Table-20/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:22:47 PDT
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/LOOKDOWN-concept-for-a-sculptural-aquarium-install/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:56:49 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Box Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Box-Sofa/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:15:32 PDT
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-furnish-your-apartment-with-CNC-tools-Part-/
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SMALL.jpg wgpatrick I’ve recently moved in to a new apartment that sorely lacks furnishing. Instead of going on a shopping spree at IKEA, I’m using the CNC tools at Autodesk Pier 9 to furnish my new apartment. I don’t have any background in furniture design and limited CNC experience, so I’m also pursuing this project...
By: wgpatrick

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:58:04 PDT
Recovering Dining Room Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Recovering-Dining-Room-Chairs/
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:34:46 PDT