Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:49:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Work/Play TV Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/WorkPlay-TV-Tray/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
Apartment Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Workbench/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Coffe table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffe-table/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 15:02:01 PDT
Leaning Bookshelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaning-Bookshelves-with-LED-Lighting/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:30:21 PDT
WikiSeat Creation http://www.instructables.com/id/WikiSeat-Creation/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:28:54 PDT
The Bat-shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bat-shelf/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:46:15 PDT
Live-Edge End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-End-Table/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:15:36 PDT
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Soft-Industrial-Pipe-Bed-Frame/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:48:15 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Plyboo California Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-California-Desk/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:17:16 PDT
Treasure Chest Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-Chest-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:17:47 PDT
Salvaged Heart Pine Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaged-Heart-Pine-Bench/
Salvaged Heart Pine Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/QVAD/HSAOLJ44/FX0QVADHSAOLJ44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/QVAD/HSAOLJ44/FX0QVADHSAOLJ44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/QVAD/HSAOLJ44/FX0QVADHSAOLJ44.SMALL.jpg jay_atl After reconfiguring/removing a wall in our hundred-year-old house, I was left with some long heart pine 2x4s. Time to build a bench. The original inspiration and building method came from an instructable from wholman http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Table/ Rough mill the 2x4s First, o...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 19:12:33 PST
Rustic Log Children's Chair From Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Log-Childrens-Chair-From-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:19:07 PST
Wire Spool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Spool-Table/
Wire Spool Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's an amazing feeling to know that you made the table you sit in front of and enjoy on the daily. It's an even more amazing feeling to know that you upcycled industrial equipment and saved it from the waste of a landfill! In this instructable, I'll show you how I converted a huge copper-wire spool...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:55:07 PST
Magnetic Key Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Key-Shelf/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:53:46 PST
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fibonacci-plug-in-bookshelf/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:21:37 PST
Outside table from a car tyre (tire) http://www.instructables.com/id/Outside-table-from-a-car-tyre-tire/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 05:26:27 PST
KITCHEN ISLAND / WINE RACK http://www.instructables.com/id/KITCHEN-ISLAND-WINE-RACK/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 20:57:44 PST
Built a Wall in My Room! http://www.instructables.com/id/Built-a-Wall-in-My-Room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZI1F/HRS60AUD/FH0ZI1FHRS60AUD.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I wanted to increase rooms and built a wall. I devised it not to injure a floor and a ceiling. When I move, I can easily remove it. If there is a large room, I can increase rooms freely! Let's built a wall!! Please subscribe!! http://www.youtube.com/user/continentaloverseas
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:03:17 PST
how to decoupage a thrift store dresser with a poster http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-decoupage-a-thrift-store-dresser-with-a-pos/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/T43I/HRP9DZ23/F5VT43IHRP9DZ23.SMALL.jpg debisdesigndiary transform a thrift store dresser with with decoupage and a 9$ poster, learn how to create a smooth finish without bubbles.
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:39:16 PST
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-wood-workbenches-UK-Style/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:36 PST
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Log End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Log-End-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/V9TL/HR9V8WUQ/F26V9TLHR9V8WUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/V9TL/HR9V8WUQ/F26V9TLHR9V8WUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/V9TL/HR9V8WUQ/F26V9TLHR9V8WUQ.SMALL.jpg homemademodern I've often watched logs burning in a fireplace and wondered what the wood could have become. I purchased these logs for $2 a piece from a guy selling firewood on Craigslist. He claimed they are white oak. By stripping off the bark and sanding the log smooth, I created a nice piece that could b...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:37:45 PST
iPhone-Controlled Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/iPhone-Controlled-Entertainment-Center/
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By: Sam DeRose

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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:19:15 PST
How to Make Wood Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wood-Furniture/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MV0N/HR0AQ34G/FZLMV0NHR0AQ34G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MV0N/HR0AQ34G/FZLMV0NHR0AQ34G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/MV0N/HR0AQ34G/FZLMV0NHR0AQ34G.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu This movie explains how to make the furniture. It's not the degree of perfection , but it's the process that counts. We enjoy fully to make the furniture!! DIY is popular amongst many people regardless of age or gender in Japan. Please subscribe!! http://www.youtube.com/user/continentaloverseas
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:40:51 PST
Wood serving tray with folding stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-serving-tray-with-folding-stand/
Wood serving tray with folding stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/QZDX/HR0B3M7T/FNVQZDXHR0B3M7T.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris This project was born out of necessity and a serious case of cabin fever. I have recently sold all of my furniture in preparation for a mobile lifestyle. My biggest hack yet! I had figured a nice wooden tray and stand could be a useful item to have. So I rummaged through what was left in the house, ...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:04:39 PST
Hollow Bed Post Gun Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Hollow-Bed-Post-Gun-Storage/
Hollow Bed Post Gun Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/G5YJ/HP5WV95G/FFBG5YJHP5WV95G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/G5YJ/HP5WV95G/FFBG5YJHP5WV95G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/G5YJ/HP5WV95G/FFBG5YJHP5WV95G.SMALL.jpg TeeDum If you kick in my door in the middle of the night, you better be ready to deal with the consequences. Remove the Post Cap. My bedpost on my bed frame is rather wide. Perfect for stashing burglar deterrents.I started by putting a block of scrap wood under the lip of the post cap and tap...
By: TeeDum

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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:12:17 PST
Gentlemans Chest / Hidden Compartment / Easy Mortise Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Gentlemans-Chest-Hidden-Compartment-Easy-Mortise-J/
Gentlemans Chest / Hidden Compartment / Easy Mortise Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/GS4Z/HQYWSQYP/FSGGS4ZHQYWSQYP.SMALL.jpg mtbgrinder This is my version of the gentleman's chest for the bedroom - It was cold outside with lots of snow (amazing for NC) and this was a great weekend project a couple years ago before I learned CAD and built a CNC :-)  Anyhow, most of the planning was more of the higher level planning while I worked out...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:49:24 PST
DIY Secret Counter Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Secret-Counter-Chair/
DIY Secret Counter Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/W080/HQQIKGGK/FW8W080HQQIKGGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/W080/HQQIKGGK/FW8W080HQQIKGGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/W080/HQQIKGGK/FW8W080HQQIKGGK.SMALL.jpg shazni When you want to hide something....what are the aspects you should consider? Take a step back and think like a burglar!   :-) 1. Where is the most likely place to hide your valuables? your bedroom??? yes..that is the most likely place...btw..how many of you hide there ?? So avoid all likely places!...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:48:48 PST
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/N-Table-The-N64-Logo-End-Table/
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins The Nintendo 64 or N64 was released in North America in 1996 and had so many amazing games such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", ""Super Smash Bros.", and "Golden Eye 007". A few months ago I found the second picture on Facebook (if anyone knows the source of this picture, please post it ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:35:08 PST
PVC Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Chair-1/
PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B2K5/HQJIZ0L7/F69B2K5HQJIZ0L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B2K5/HQJIZ0L7/F69B2K5HQJIZ0L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/B2K5/HQJIZ0L7/F69B2K5HQJIZ0L7.SMALL.jpg kdemeris This chair is made entirely out of 1 inch PVC. although in the final picture of the completed chair o seat cushion can be seen , we advise a pillow or some sort of cushion to make the seat more comfortable. Gather Materials All materials listed as follows 1. 14, 20 inch pipes 2. 20, 6 inch pipes...
By: kdemeris

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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 04:21:42 PST
Adjustable Day Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Day-Bed/
Adjustable Day Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/K0KJ/HQMN65RM/FTVK0KJHQMN65RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/K0KJ/HQMN65RM/FTVK0KJHQMN65RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/K0KJ/HQMN65RM/FTVK0KJHQMN65RM.SMALL.jpg seajay67 Recently while on holidays with my family at our onsite van my somewhat broken father needed to spend time on his back with his legs in the air due to issues with his legs. Unfortunately we had no suitable way to have him do so in the cool of outside rather than sweltering inside the van. Fortunatel...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:33:29 PST
8U Rack Case From IKEA RAST Table http://www.instructables.com/id/8U-Rack-Case-From-IKEA-RAST-Table/
8U Rack Case From IKEA RAST Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/6HIH/H6L5LUAQ/F8I6HIHH6L5LUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/6HIH/H6L5LUAQ/F8I6HIHH6L5LUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/6HIH/H6L5LUAQ/F8I6HIHH6L5LUAQ.SMALL.jpg Harrymatic I was in need of an instrument rack to hold all of my music equipment, however I was not willing to pay about £60 for one. I discovered the IKEA LACK rack, made from a coffee table. On going to IKEA to buy one, I was a bit disappointed as the LACK coffee table is very big for what I need, and also t...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 10:02:45 PDT
How To Restore an Old Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Restore-an-Old-Dresser/
How To Restore an Old Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/VX7X/HQI7SC2S/FU9VX7XHQI7SC2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/VX7X/HQI7SC2S/FU9VX7XHQI7SC2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/VX7X/HQI7SC2S/FU9VX7XHQI7SC2S.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 Here is how we brought some life back to an old dresser... Find A Cool Dresser My wife's grandparents gave us a really cool old dresser that has been in the family since the 1930's. However this dresser was looking pretty rough after spending years in storage. Start Stripping Depending on the...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:08:47 PST
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Shelf-Safe-with-Magnetic-Key/
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Ever since I first laid eyes on a piece of chunky IKEA furniture, I've wanted to turn its hollow innards into a super secret hiding spot. I first tried (and failed) to make a trap door in the top and then leg of a Lack Side Table, but it is virtually impossible to make a clean cut without irreparabl...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 PST
Shorten an Oversized Kitchen Bench Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Bench-Modification/
Shorten an Oversized Kitchen Bench Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs I have wanted to get rid of our kitchen table and chairs for a while, but the bench unit that I wanted from the big-box store wouldn't fit. Last week the table was on sale so I was more willing to cut apart the brand new furniture than if I paid full price. I looked at the display unit and thought t...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 13:35:44 PST
Architectural Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Shelving/
Architectural Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/9HE5/HQDLX0UV/FOU9HE5HQDLX0UV.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This shelving unit was commissioned for the gallery at Autodesk Pier 9 in San Francisco. It was created to showcase a diverse range of maker-style projects made in house by artists, Instructables staff, and Autodesk employees alike. (And the shelving itself had to look cool too.) I've always liked ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:18:43 PST
Easy Furniture Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Furniture-Painting/
Easy Furniture Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/CV6L/HQ730G03/FFYCV6LHQ730G03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/CV6L/HQ730G03/FFYCV6LHQ730G03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/CV6L/HQ730G03/FFYCV6LHQ730G03.SMALL.jpg amalkhan I know what you're thinking: who would undertake the daunting task of painting furniture when ikea is alive and kicking? Well, if you're reading this Instructable, likes are you've overcome this internal debate!Painting furniture can breath life back into a boring piece, as well as make a big impact...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:12:16 PST
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Speaker-cabinet-and-art-shelf-from-old-car-speaker/
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/77EO/HQ7309DY/F2577EOHQ7309DY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/77EO/HQ7309DY/F2577EOHQ7309DY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/77EO/HQ7309DY/F2577EOHQ7309DY.SMALL.jpg hamsammy Update: Better final pictures After doing a complete sound system overhaul on my friend's Subaru Imprezza I found myself very impressed with the build quality of the factory speakers.  Separate tweeters, woven cone, decent sized magnet, solid basket structure..  I felt like it would be a waste to t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:59:13 PST
whisky bottle couch cache http://www.instructables.com/id/whisky-bottle-seat-cache/
whisky bottle couch cache - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/DE7X/HQ410TRO/FBQDE7XHQ410TRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/DE7X/HQ410TRO/FBQDE7XHQ410TRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/DE7X/HQ410TRO/FBQDE7XHQ410TRO.SMALL.jpg bricobart How do you avoid that your friends use your best single malt whisky TO MIX IT WITH COLA?! No more inviting them? They'll jump in without invitation... Shooting them? They're quite resistant. And they'll shoot back... Banning the cola from your house? They'll bring it with them... 'Why not just hid...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 12:17:34 PST
Apple Crate Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Crate-Coffe-Table/
Apple Crate Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/91YH/HPZLKEK1/FA191YHHPZLKEK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/91YH/HPZLKEK1/FA191YHHPZLKEK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/91YH/HPZLKEK1/FA191YHHPZLKEK1.SMALL.jpg ehsmaes There are commercial alternatives to this table but they tend to be rather pricey. Making it yourself with save you some money and of course be much more fun. The project will probably take about 3 hours to complete. Maybe a little more if you have to work on the crates before they are presentable. ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 11:30:11 PST
Pallet wood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wood-Coffee-Table-1/
Pallet wood Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/W6AN/HQ1E05HV/FDVW6ANHQ1E05HV.SMALL.jpg Orinico Hi all. Apologies for taking so long to put these up. But adventures in pallet construction continue. While the pallet sofa awaits the cushions to be upholstered I thought I'd share my coffee table. Tried to push myself a little bit and move on from just utilitarian design to something a little b...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 13:54:26 PST
Bent Lamination Form (How To) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Lamination-Form-How-To/
Bent Lamination Form (How To) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/GCZW/HPZT7GY2/FCBGCZWHPZT7GY2.SMALL.jpg wizzinstuff In this intractable, you will learn how to create a bending form for bent lamination. I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws What you will need: 1. Metal ruler (3ft) 2. Heavy objects 3. French curves 4. Drafting & design fade-out vellum (drafting paper) 5. Blue painters tape 6. Number 2 pen...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 12:18:30 PST