Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:06:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to carve a rune stone to decorate your yard/garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-carve-a-runestone/
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Wed, 28 Apr 2010 23:42:34 PDT
DIY Game Table Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Table-Conversion/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 19:39:53 PST
Cómo hacer un organizador de armario hecho de PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cómo-hacer-un-organizador-del-armario-Fuera-de-PVC/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 10:18:28 PDT
Industrial Design Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Design-Table/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 21:30:00 PDT
Loft Bed/Theater Cave AKA "The Beast" http://www.instructables.com/id/Loft-BedTheater-Cave-AKA-The-Beast/
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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 10:44:24 PST
Guitar Shelf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 10:39:48 PDT
Contemporary Kitchen Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Contemporary-Kitchen-Stools/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 16:32:09 PDT
Simple step stool for a child http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-step-stool-for-a-child/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 05:23:39 PST
Floating Bed With LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Bed-With-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 19:12:51 PDT
Assembly of Ikea Beddinge Futon http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-of-Ikea-Beddinge-Futon/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 15:55:48 PDT
Fish Aquarium Stand (40 breeder tank with hidden sump door) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Aquarium-Stand-40-breeder-tank-with-hidden-s/
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 19:32:36 PST
Pipe Leg DIY Table - Build From Any Wood Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Leg-DIY-Table-Build-From-Any-Wood-Table-Top/
Pipe Leg DIY Table - Build From Any Wood Table Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/YA7B/H337JQEF/FXGYA7BH337JQEF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/YA7B/H337JQEF/FXGYA7BH337JQEF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/YA7B/H337JQEF/FXGYA7BH337JQEF.SMALL.jpg simplifiedbuilding You can easily build this handsome table from virtually any flat wood piece that you can drive screws into. For our project, we spent about $20 on a beautiful wooden tabletop from IKEA, but if you have a retired butcher block or an old wooden door lying around, or know where you can scrounge one, al...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 12:35:33 PDT
Massive Timbered Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Massive-Timbered-Platform-Bed/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 18:04:24 PDT
Build a profesional style screen printing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-proffesional-style-screen-printing-table/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2010 17:16:24 PST
Arrow Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:05:55 PDT
Disco Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Disco-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:02:37 PDT
Adjustable drafting table with basic tools and materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-drafting-table-with-basic-tools-and-mat/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2011 11:28:32 PST
Creaking box spring into bed slats http://www.instructables.com/id/Creaking-box-spring-into-bed-slats/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 06:39:43 PDT
DIY Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dining-Table/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 06:05:01 PDT
2x4 Wave Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Wave-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 06:03:18 PST
How to build a Medieval Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Medieval-Dining-Room-Set/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 06:53:25 PDT
Oxidize Wood Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxidize-Wood-Stain/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 13:25:59 PDT
Turn a Racing Seat Into An Office Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Racing-Seat-Into-An-Office-Chair/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 20:01:12 PDT
DIY Platform Bed and Mattress Substitute - Out-Of-The-Box, Portable, Lightweight, Inexpensive http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Platform-Bed-and-Mattress-Substitute-Portabl/
DIY Platform Bed and Mattress Substitute - Out-Of-The-Box, Portable, Lightweight, Inexpensive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/QA5G/G9NH8PKJ/F3LQA5GG9NH8PKJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/QA5G/G9NH8PKJ/F3LQA5GG9NH8PKJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/QA5G/G9NH8PKJ/F3LQA5GG9NH8PKJ.SMALL.jpg sbansban Ever needed to lug a mattress, a box spring or a heavy, clunky wooden or metal bed up or down a few flights of stairs or load it into a car or van? Or worried about having to throw away an otherwise perfectly usable and expensive mattress / box springs because of bedbugs? Your bed and mattress (plus...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 22:18:19 PDT
DIY Herring Bone Patterned Pallet Bench! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Herring-Bone-Patterned-Pallet-Bench/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 05:49:16 PDT
The Napparatus http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Napparatus/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:11:44 PDT
Build a $40 headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-40-headboard/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:23:11 PST
DIY Platform Bed Substitute - Out-Of-The-Box, Portable, Lightweight & Inexpensive http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Improvised-Lightweight-DIY-Substitute-f/
DIY Platform Bed Substitute - Out-Of-The-Box, Portable, Lightweight & Inexpensive - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UJWW/G9NGTQCQ/FOUUJWWG9NGTQCQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UJWW/G9NGTQCQ/FOUUJWWG9NGTQCQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/UJWW/G9NGTQCQ/FOUUJWWG9NGTQCQ.SMALL.jpg sbansban I wanted a portable, lightweight and inexpensive platform bed substitute that I could put together and take apart at will and whose individual pieces I could carry in my car when I move. I did find a few metal bed frames that seemed at least somewhat portable - http://www.walmart.com/ip/Smart-Base-B...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 17:27:52 PDT
DIY Farmhouse Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Farmhouse-Table/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 08:18:58 PDT
Make a Bahut, From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bahut-From-Scratch/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:37:11 PDT
Firepit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Firepit-Table/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:38:09 PST
Make Tapered Legs From A 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Tapered-Legs-From-From-a-2x4/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:09:52 PST
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Car-Seat-Office-Chair/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:32:48 PDT
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Weave-Chair-Seats-With-Paracord/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
Giant 555 Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Footstool/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:44:25 PDT
Foundation for Queen-size memory foam bed from basic frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Foundation-for-Queen-size-memory-foam-bed-from-bas/
Foundation for Queen-size memory foam bed from basic frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/OGJI/I0C97B4C/FXZOGJII0C97B4C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/OGJI/I0C97B4C/FXZOGJII0C97B4C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/OGJI/I0C97B4C/FXZOGJII0C97B4C.SMALL.jpg cydski Perhaps I am a moron, but I searched for hours for a way to avoid using one of those metal folding foundations for my new memory foam mattress... I found things that were similar, that seemed promising but ended up being ads for the folding metal foundations, or were far more work and money than I w...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:05:09 PDT
Twin size loft bed made from PVC water pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-size-loft-bed-made-from-PVC-water-pipe/
Twin size loft bed made from PVC water pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GYZ6/FYTCL82S/FLVGYZ6FYTCL82S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GYZ6/FYTCL82S/FLVGYZ6FYTCL82S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/GYZ6/FYTCL82S/FLVGYZ6FYTCL82S.SMALL.jpg Mark Rehorst I love PVC pipe.  You can do so much great stuff with it!  It's cheap, readily available, easy to work with simple tools, non-toxic as long as you don't burn it, and there are a lot of fittings that make accurate joining of pieces easy.  You don't have to be terribly accurate with your cuts and the ...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 00:14:25 PST
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Comfy-Couch-Surfing-Cushions-Foam-to-/
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SMALL.jpg Haus Page                So you want to be the host of the party, but your furniture budget lends more to cheap foam cushions from Ikea than comfy springs? This instructable will show you how to take your foam couch and retrofit it on a budget. You will need: Cheap, but good looking foam couch Barrel Springs...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:02:57 PDT
Hammock Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bed/
Hammock Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SMALL.jpg xperience This project is a meld of form, function, economy, necessity, learning, dreaming, engineering, and creating. my goal was to turn an ordinary bedroll in to a comfy, relaxing, functional, and aesthetically pleasing bed. I really like hammocks, but as anyone who has ever used one knows, they are not th...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:35:27 PDT
Chevy Tailgate Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevy-Tailgate-Bench/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:48:30 PST
Economic one-board desk for CNC or jigsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Economic-One-board-Desk-for-CNC/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 10:00:43 PDT
Mount Baby Monitor Camera in the Crib http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-Baby-Monitor-Camera-in-the-Crib/
Mount Baby Monitor Camera in the Crib - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz Soon after you buy a video baby monitor you find yourself struggling to get the best camera view. I figured, that the best view is from above the center of the crib. Pole, which is holding the canopy turned out to be the best support for the camera mount. Since camera only has a keyhole mount, I wen...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 16:22:25 PDT
Optimizing an IKEA Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Optimizing-an-IKEA-Wardrobe/
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:48:01 PDT
Turntable Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Cabinet/
Turntable Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/NQED/IFMRNW9M/FJ9NQEDIFMRNW9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/NQED/IFMRNW9M/FJ9NQEDIFMRNW9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/NQED/IFMRNW9M/FJ9NQEDIFMRNW9M.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This Turntable Cabinet is a way to have a record collection, a turntable, and a good speaker system in the limited space of my small apartment.Why vinyl in the age of Spotify, you ask? Here are a few reasons. To a sensitive ear, digital music has a sterile, tinny quality. Vinyl, on the other hand, i...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:26:21 PDT
Live edge river coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-River-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 13:13:54 PDT
Tessellated Optical Illusion Coffee Table!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tessellated-Optical-Illusion-Coffee-Table/
Tessellated Optical Illusion Coffee Table!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VDTE/IM2B0NU9/F2XVDTEIM2B0NU9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VDTE/IM2B0NU9/F2XVDTEIM2B0NU9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/VDTE/IM2B0NU9/F2XVDTEIM2B0NU9.SMALL.jpg dalegribble So, we got tired of a cookie cutter, nice, coffee table. At the same time were given an interior door from my wifes great-grandmothers(Maw-Maw Walker house. I looked on the line for ideas.OMG!!! It's been done a billion times over...Can I put my own spin on it?I started looking on instructables a...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:04:49 PDT
Rebuilding a Fireplace Surround http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Fireplace-Surround/
Rebuilding a Fireplace Surround - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/U7IZ/GM7EA2CG/F28U7IZGM7EA2CG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/U7IZ/GM7EA2CG/F28U7IZGM7EA2CG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F28/U7IZ/GM7EA2CG/F28U7IZGM7EA2CG.SMALL.jpg jwilliamsen This Instructable (Instructanovel) details the process I went through to demolish an existing fireplace surround made of flagstone and replace it with a much more attractive (at least to my eye) custom built one. When I moved into my house, one of the things I definitely wanted to change was the fi...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 14:43:18 PDT
Raised Bed with Expedit Bookshelves for Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-with-Expedit-Bookshelves-for-Storage/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 09:04:37 PST
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Beach-Chair-W-2-Positions/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
plumbing pipe coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/plumbing-pipe-coffee-table/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:09:32 PST