Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:45:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels-4-X-8/
Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SMALL.jpg nuboynow Made at Tech Shop in Round Rock TX using only hand tools, this large 4' x 8' work table is easy to assemble even for the beginner. Designed for minimal waste and maneuverability, this table adds plenty of work space for the creative or maker of any type...and for a very affordable cost under $75! ...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:17 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Garden Fireplace with Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fireplace-with-Bench/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:04 PDT
Multi-purpose Entertainment unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-Entertainment-unit/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:29:48 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
End Tables Made From Fencing Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Tables-Made-From-Fencing-Boards/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:25:48 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
Beehive shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-shelves/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Lace-Up Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Up-Chair/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:56:58 PDT
Backyard Tiki Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Tiki-Bar/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Fire Pit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-Table/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:05:05 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
Rubber Hose Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Hose-Chair/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:00:46 PDT
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Aquarium Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2006 02:15:10 PST
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Mounts-for-Eames-Fiberglass-Chairs/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materials/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:26 PDT
Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
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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/
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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/
Tire To Stools! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/D0WN/HX7OZAX4/FOYD0WNHX7OZAX4.SMALL.jpg shazni My children's school wanted outdoor stools and asked me if I could make them some. They wanted something like my ottomans but smaller. Enter Trishaw tires! In Asian countries Trishaw or Three Wheelers are commonly used for transport. We have loads of Trishaws and hence loads of waste tires! Luckily ...
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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/
DIY Stump Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77DM/HWS3Q23S/FAQ77DMHWS3Q23S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77DM/HWS3Q23S/FAQ77DMHWS3Q23S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/77DM/HWS3Q23S/FAQ77DMHWS3Q23S.SMALL.jpg shazni Once when I was at my cousins for lunch I heard the sound of a chain saw. I looked out and found that the neighbors were clearing up the garden! I told the gardeners there that if they would chop me some logs I would pay them for it ;-) They agreed and I got myself some logs! This was my biggest log...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:09:48 PDT
Concrete Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Bench/
Concrete Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DMWS/HWLD17ZC/FDWDMWSHWLD17ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DMWS/HWLD17ZC/FDWDMWSHWLD17ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/DMWS/HWLD17ZC/FDWDMWSHWLD17ZC.SMALL.jpg rubenrijst As an Architectural engineering student I learn a lot about building with concrete. The funny thing is that I never used concrete in my life. So I was going to change that and make something out of concrete. The first thing I came up with was a concrete garden bench. So here we go!If you like this p...
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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/
The Two-Weekend Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/YDFC/HWKK16UG/F1ZYDFCHWKK16UG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/YDFC/HWKK16UG/F1ZYDFCHWKK16UG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/YDFC/HWKK16UG/F1ZYDFCHWKK16UG.SMALL.jpg 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
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/
Convertible Standing/Sitting Desk for $200 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZP7R/HWFLMSNP/FK1ZP7RHWFLMSNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZP7R/HWFLMSNP/FK1ZP7RHWFLMSNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/ZP7R/HWFLMSNP/FK1ZP7RHWFLMSNP.SMALL.jpg jjdebenedictis There's evidence that sitting for long periods of time is bad for your health. However, standing for long periods is also not great for your body, and trying to switch from a sit-down desk to a standing desk too abruptly can result in a sore back and aching feet. So although it would be healthier f...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:17:54 PDT
Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
Redwood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/L2NO/HWHBPN9K/FAWL2NOHWHBPN9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/L2NO/HWHBPN9K/FAWL2NOHWHBPN9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/L2NO/HWHBPN9K/FAWL2NOHWHBPN9K.SMALL.jpg rtilton1 This instructable will teach you how to make a end-grain redwood coffee table with steel legs. The steps provided will be applicable for re-creating the above table, but can also serve as a template to let you customize and make your own design. Buying & Cutting the Wood At my local hardware sto...
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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/
Stop Sign Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/PPIZ/HWE9V9FK/FOCPPIZHWE9V9FK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/PPIZ/HWE9V9FK/FOCPPIZHWE9V9FK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/PPIZ/HWE9V9FK/FOCPPIZHWE9V9FK.SMALL.jpg seamster Here's a simple coffee table I made out of an old, ratty stop sign and some birch plywood.I was given a pile of old road signs a few years ago, which I have really enjoyed using for projects such as this one. If you're interested in getting some old, used road signs (ahem, legally) for a project li...
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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/
Redwood fence office table with hairpin legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WSFZ/HW4OK2IP/F2GWSFZHW4OK2IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WSFZ/HW4OK2IP/F2GWSFZHW4OK2IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/WSFZ/HW4OK2IP/F2GWSFZHW4OK2IP.SMALL.jpg jxymarker This project is my first and hopefully one of many.I chose redwood fence panels because it looks pretty and was super cheap ($15-$20 including the frame). The hairpin legs are readily available in all shapes and sizes online OR if you have the tools, it's cheaper and way more fun to make your own! ...
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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/
Space Frame Joint for Complex Structures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/52W1/HWLD3XO7/FUT52W1HWLD3XO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/52W1/HWLD3XO7/FUT52W1HWLD3XO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/52W1/HWLD3XO7/FUT52W1HWLD3XO7.SMALL.jpg dailyvice This is the joint! This is the jam...For building structural truss systems both simple and complex. It is made from two repeated sheet metal parts and off the shelf hardware. It has eight ball joints that make an octahedron for finding compound angles for curved/doubled curved surfaces with a rigid ...
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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/
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LBZT/HW00J3SF/FIBLBZTHW00J3SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LBZT/HW00J3SF/FIBLBZTHW00J3SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/LBZT/HW00J3SF/FIBLBZTHW00J3SF.SMALL.jpg fydaman My mom and I wanted to start a project and we decided to repurpose a hutch into a home bar. Her and I have ZERO wood working skills and made this happen using readily available tools and items from your local hardware store. The only power tools used in this project was a $30 Circular saw from Harbo...
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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/
How to Make a Closet Organizer Out of PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/KUOI/HVKUI6FY/FQNKUOIHVKUI6FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/KUOI/HVKUI6FY/FQNKUOIHVKUI6FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/KUOI/HVKUI6FY/FQNKUOIHVKUI6FY.SMALL.jpg cpowell2014 In this instructable you will learn how to build a closet organizer out of PVC. This is meant to fit in the average college dorm room closet with dimensions being height 80", width 36", and depth 24". This closet organizer consists of a hanging section that can hold jackets and shirts, a shoe sectio...
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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/
How to Restore Wooden Tables/Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/OTYK/H7434WIJ/FRBOTYKH7434WIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/OTYK/H7434WIJ/FRBOTYKH7434WIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/OTYK/H7434WIJ/FRBOTYKH7434WIJ.SMALL.jpg mdog93 Hi in this instructable I will walk you through the processes and steps involved in restoring a piece of furniture that has seen better days. I will show you how I restored a set of 3 teak occasional/ coffee tables, but this is really more of a guide of how to restore any wooden furniture. The 'ible...
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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/
Compact, Modular Living Loft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/V4K4/HVFL0IRB/FR9V4K4HVFL0IRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/V4K4/HVFL0IRB/FR9V4K4HVFL0IRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/V4K4/HVFL0IRB/FR9V4K4HVFL0IRB.SMALL.jpg morganmurdock I'm a big fan of design and I also like to conserve everything I can from materials to time to space. One day, while looking around online, I was inspired by an all-in-one piece of furniture that someone had created and decided that I would like to design and build my own compact, all-in-one loft be...
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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/
DIY bench for a banquette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/BSMG/HUU1CDYC/FJ2BSMGHUU1CDYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/BSMG/HUU1CDYC/FJ2BSMGHUU1CDYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/BSMG/HUU1CDYC/FJ2BSMGHUU1CDYC.SMALL.jpg EYSpace I needed a simple bench for banquette seating in my dining room and I couldn't find one that would work with my dining room table so I thought it would be fun to make one out of 3/4" MDF. I had all my pieces cut at the hardware store so all I had to do was put the pieces together.I used 1 x 4'x8' sh...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 18:30:31 PDT