Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
Custom Lego Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SMALL.jpg Mimanne Finding the perfect Lego storage/play area is not easy. I could not find anything that fit my needs so I created my own Lego table for both creativity and containment. Find solid wood table or coffee table This table is going to get a lot of abuse from small children so you want it to be very st...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:41 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Wine-Glass-Rack/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:03:49 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
The Home-made Industrial style Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Home-made-Industrial-style-Dining-table/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 20:04:53 PDT
Quick-and-Dirty Modular Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Modular-Storage/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:54:48 PDT
Tire To Stools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:49:43 PDT
Thomas Train Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-Train-Bed/
Thomas Train Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/9I41/H7S5AXLA/FPZ9I41H7S5AXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/9I41/H7S5AXLA/FPZ9I41H7S5AXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/9I41/H7S5AXLA/FPZ9I41H7S5AXLA.SMALL.jpg 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 instructables.com, 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
DIY Stump Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stump-Stool/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:09:48 PDT
Concrete Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Bench/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:50:38 PDT
RockChair http://www.instructables.com/id/RockChair/
RockChair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/YWLD/HWLD0K5C/FQWYWLDHWLD0K5C.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger StumpChair (facebook.com/StumpChair) was met with quite a bit of success in the past few years and it got me thinking about what else I could make into a chair. Rocks seemed liked like the next logical place to go. Drilling holes in rocks is much more permanent and damaging than in stumps so public ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:04:25 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
Nested Cube Butcher Block Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Nested-Cube-Butcher-Block-Tables/
Nested Cube Butcher Block Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SMALL.jpg adamwatters I made these dancing* nested cube tables mostly to practice MIG welding and powder coating. The larger table measures about 22" x 22" x 22".Continue on to see how they were made. Next step - screenshots of my design.* Thanks to SelkeyMoonbeam for the helpful instructable on embedding images i...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:28:14 PDT
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-bedside-buddy/
IKEA HACK: bedside buddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SA1B/HWJNWS52/FEWSA1BHWJNWS52.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This smart bedside caddy has compartments to hold all your everyday carry (EDC) sundries. This simple IKEA hack was made from an IKEA flatware holder and has drawer pulls as feet. Put this caddy next to your bed to hold you phone and earplugs at night, or next to your couch to keep your remote contr...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:50:30 PDT
Convertible Standing/Sitting Desk for $200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-StandingSitting-Desk-for-200/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:17:54 PDT
Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 PDT
Stop Sign Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Sign-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:43:58 PDT
Redwood fence office table with hairpin legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-fence-office-table-with-hairpin-legs/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 13:36:36 PDT
(Moveable) Home Bar Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Moveable-Home-Bar-Build/
(Moveable) Home Bar Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/Y7GW/HW43ZL56/FK6Y7GWHW43ZL56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/Y7GW/HW43ZL56/FK6Y7GWHW43ZL56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/Y7GW/HW43ZL56/FK6Y7GWHW43ZL56.SMALL.jpg bjnaddell I've been homebrewing for a little while now, and I've kinda gone crazy with it!  It didn't take long for me to switch to kegging, and shortly realized that I NEEDED a bar!  Since I move every couple of years, I wanted to make sure I could take it with me, and that it'd "fit" anywhere.  The entire ...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:39:35 PDT
Space Frame Joint for Complex Structures http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Frame-Joint-for-Complex-Structures/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 08:47:15 PDT
Hemnes Baby Changing Dresser - IKEA-Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemnes-Baby-Changing-Dresser-IKEA-Hack/
Hemnes Baby Changing Dresser - IKEA-Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/U3KS/HW0FVFDQ/F7XU3KSHW0FVFDQ.SMALL.jpg mmaatkamp In the Netherlands, everything remotely baby-related is priced at least double.Therefore, I decided I could transform a regular set of IKEA-drawers into a baby changing table by adding a few planks on top.In the next step you can find an IKEA-style manual for putting it together. IKEA style manual...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:05:54 PDT
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Hutch-Re-purposed-to-a-BAR-DIY/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
How to Make a Closet Organizer Out of PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Closet-Organizer-Out-of-PVC/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 18:58:43 PDT
How to Restore Wooden Tables/Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Wooden-TablesFurniture/
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 06:27:19 PDT
Compact, Modular Living Loft http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Modular-Living-Loft/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 01:35:23 PDT
DIY bench for a banquette http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bench-for-a-banquette/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 18:30:31 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SMALL.jpg 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
Rope Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Shelves/
Rope Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/2AMQ/HV9HMWJA/FCQ2AMQHV9HMWJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/2AMQ/HV9HMWJA/FCQ2AMQHV9HMWJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/2AMQ/HV9HMWJA/FCQ2AMQHV9HMWJA.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Getting organized can be a daunting task. Doing it stylishly and inexpensively is even more challenging. I've had this idea for putting hanging rope shelves in my room for ages and finally did it! I'm really happy with how they turned out and how easy they were to make. No joinery or furniture makin...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 10:48:29 PDT
Anti-Wobble Wheeled [Lathe] Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Wobble-Wheeled-Lathe-Table/
Anti-Wobble Wheeled [Lathe] Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/SQF7/HV85MWVN/FK6SQF7HV85MWVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/SQF7/HV85MWVN/FK6SQF7HV85MWVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/SQF7/HV85MWVN/FK6SQF7HV85MWVN.SMALL.jpg BoilingLeadBath When neither a 4-leg nor a 3-leg table will do, a simple suspension allows us to combine some of the best attributes of both: the wobble-free performance of the three-leg table and the high tipping energy of the standard four-leg.We couple this suspension with a table built for stiffness, a table-to...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 10:56:52 PDT
PVC Bungee Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bungee-Joints/
PVC Bungee Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/FADX/HUL9EMBR/FTLFADXHUL9EMBR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/FADX/HUL9EMBR/FTLFADXHUL9EMBR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/FADX/HUL9EMBR/FTLFADXHUL9EMBR.SMALL.jpg Bri_Aday If you have seen my other Instructables you already know I have a soft spot for PVC. It is cheap, durable, and easy to find. This is the second in a series of Instructables giving you tips and tricks for using PVC in your projects. So without further delay, PVC Bungee Joints! As with all my project...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 21:50:51 PDT
Turn a trestle table into a desk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-trestle-table-into-a-desk/
Turn a trestle table into a desk! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KUEQ/HURHSE15/FROKUEQHURHSE15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KUEQ/HURHSE15/FROKUEQHURHSE15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/KUEQ/HURHSE15/FROKUEQHURHSE15.SMALL.jpg 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
Art Collectors Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-Collectors-Cabinet/
Art Collectors Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O3C1/HUHT1FSO/F1DO3C1HUHT1FSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O3C1/HUHT1FSO/F1DO3C1HUHT1FSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/O3C1/HUHT1FSO/F1DO3C1HUHT1FSO.SMALL.jpg 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
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9L-Lounge-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SMALL.jpg alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:54:52 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/
Wooden drawer pulls - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/MDJD/HUBWNJIE/FWPMDJDHUBWNJIE.SMALL.jpg 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
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-pac-n-go-Chair/
Folding (pac-n-go) Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/ORFT/HUBWOGPC/F0BORFTHUBWOGPC.SMALL.jpg cahelming A chair designed for functionality, affordability, out door comfort, and easily disassembled for storage. More importantly it can be fabricated out of a limited amount of materials and tools. TOOLS: - Drill with 1/2" drill bit- - Jig Saw with wood saw blade - Clamps - Router with 1/2" di...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:20:08 PDT
Work/Play TV Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/WorkPlay-TV-Tray/
Work/Play TV Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/ZE6L/HTZY4V7F/FPEZE6LHTZY4V7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/ZE6L/HTZY4V7F/FPEZE6LHTZY4V7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/ZE6L/HTZY4V7F/FPEZE6LHTZY4V7F.SMALL.jpg craftclarity The humble TV tray, staple of TV-watching households everywhere, gets a makeover for the 21st century. This project was born when I was using my laptop while watching TV with my wife one afternoon and realized that I didn't have an easy place to stash my precious computer while I ate. A few ske...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:32:32 PDT
Low cost tank-tough workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-tank-tough-workbench/
Low cost tank-tough workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RZSC/FA0CVA8X/F2YRZSCFA0CVA8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RZSC/FA0CVA8X/F2YRZSCFA0CVA8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/RZSC/FA0CVA8X/F2YRZSCFA0CVA8X.SMALL.jpg jmengel Build a workbench that can survive being run over by a tank, or at least anything you can throw at it you lily livered pantywaist. There have been a number of workbench Instructables on this site, many of them very well done. However, the key to a workbench that can be pummeled and trammeled and...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 20:43:55 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Flip Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Flip-Desk/
HomeMade Modern DIY Flip Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/I4OH/HTPUMF4Y/FW1I4OHHTPUMF4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/I4OH/HTPUMF4Y/FW1I4OHHTPUMF4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/I4OH/HTPUMF4Y/FW1I4OHHTPUMF4Y.SMALL.jpg homemademodern In a small apartment, a desk is used for many things. It's often more than just a workstation. It can double as a craft table, a dinner table for one, a make-up station or vanity and a place to store unopened bills. With the flip desk, I set out to create a small, simple desk designed for multi...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 08:06:09 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...
By: xbremer

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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
Apartment Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Workbench/
Apartment Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SMALL.jpg Blair0 A DIY type person without a workbench is like a chipmunk without pouch cheeks. It just doesn't work and can have fatal results (can't collect the nuts eventually starving in the winter). The simple solution is to get a workbench, but to have workbench in an apartment posses some challenges. 1. Ther...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:34:48 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
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
Piano Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Coffee-Table/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:12:45 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
Coffe table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffe-table/
Coffe table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CSVB/HTD7SP2A/F90CSVBHTD7SP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CSVB/HTD7SP2A/F90CSVBHTD7SP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/CSVB/HTD7SP2A/F90CSVBHTD7SP2A.SMALL.jpg mlocke I had about a metre of beech worktop left over when I put in a new kitchen; I thought it would make a nice coffee table. Tools and materials You will need a mitre saw like this to be able to cut the frame accurately. If the edges of the frame or not perfectly true the legs will be wonky. My sa...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:02:01 PDT