Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:03:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Loft Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/Loft-Beds/
Loft Beds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/WO5Z/FOWZPBGW/F8LWO5ZFOWZPBGW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/WO5Z/FOWZPBGW/F8LWO5ZFOWZPBGW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/WO5Z/FOWZPBGW/F8LWO5ZFOWZPBGW.SMALL.jpg trooperrick Well we moved into an apartment and as you know, they aren't known for the amount of space they have. We needed a place to sleep and a place to work. This gave us an idea, sleep above the workspace with loft beds! You can build one in an afternoon if you stick with it and it can be made fo...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2009 11:14:43 PST
Light up Tardis bedside table with built in lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tardis-bedside-table-with-built-in-lamp/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:44:27 PDT
Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Bench/
Reclaimed Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NLJR/ICE1UV2K/FY6NLJRICE1UV2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NLJR/ICE1UV2K/FY6NLJRICE1UV2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/NLJR/ICE1UV2K/FY6NLJRICE1UV2K.SMALL.jpg seesalters After grabbing some less-than-useful chairs left on the side of the road, my wife and I created a really great bench that fits perfectly under a window.The bench cost us less than $15 and that was for a single pint of paint. We were able to use the found chairs, miscellaneous hardware, and scrap wo...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:26:27 PDT
Reupholstering a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholstering-a-Chair/
Reupholstering a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/2ITY/IC5C56S7/F6K2ITYIC5C56S7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/2ITY/IC5C56S7/F6K2ITYIC5C56S7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/2ITY/IC5C56S7/F6K2ITYIC5C56S7.SMALL.jpg rebekahwoo This Instructable will lead you through the steps of reupholstering a chair! hope you enjoy :) Find a Run Down, Old Chair First things first, you have to find a chair that needs to be reupholstered. REALLY bad chairs are going to be the best because first, they will be cheaper, and second, it wil...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:28:14 PDT
His unused speaker into my mini liquor cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/His-unused-speaker-into-my-mini-liquor-cabinet/
His unused speaker into my mini liquor cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C1FD/IC4MR3CW/F2GC1FDIC4MR3CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C1FD/IC4MR3CW/F2GC1FDIC4MR3CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C1FD/IC4MR3CW/F2GC1FDIC4MR3CW.SMALL.jpg Hippiesarah Got a broken or unused speaker? Turn it into a cute liquor cabinet.. or any kind of cabinet you like. Supplies needed: Unused speaker some wood to use as shelves (amount needed varies based on the size of speaker you use), paint, screws, hinges, corner brackets I bought a LED light ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:34:58 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tyre-Chair/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
Make your own tub chairs and add slipcover http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-tub-chairs-and-add-slipcover/
Make your own tub chairs and add slipcover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/IHHW/IC0AVBSI/FGLIHHWIC0AVBSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/IHHW/IC0AVBSI/FGLIHHWIC0AVBSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/IHHW/IC0AVBSI/FGLIHHWIC0AVBSI.SMALL.jpg dezine One of my favourite and most comfortable chairs is a tub chair and you can make your own for a fraction of the cost. I don't care if they are trendy are not... they are comfortable and if you can upholster or make a slipcover in your choice of fabric.The tub chair shown above is fitted with a slipco...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:09:40 PDT
Coffee table from reclaimed bowling alley lane - for a non-woodworker living in tiny apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-from-reclaimed-bowling-alley-lane-for/
Coffee table from reclaimed bowling alley lane - for a non-woodworker living in tiny apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SMALL.jpg shubhabala Never made anything out of wood before? Don't have wood-working tools? Or even, frankly, a garage or driveway to do woodworking on? Me neither! But I still ended up making this table, and here's how.I first decided to make a coffee table because it seemed easy - a piece of wood, four legs - and t...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:57:05 PDT
Tree leg dining room table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-leg-dining-room-table/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 08:21:13 PDT
Chalk Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-Board-Table/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:41:19 PDT
Easy Little End Tables in 2 hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-End-Tables/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 15:03:02 PDT
How To Build a Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Modern-Bench/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:15:03 PDT
Partially Freestanding Loft Bed Under $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Loft-Bed-Under-50/
Partially Freestanding Loft Bed Under $50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/78RC/IBRRVZI0/F6M78RCIBRRVZI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/78RC/IBRRVZI0/F6M78RCIBRRVZI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/78RC/IBRRVZI0/F6M78RCIBRRVZI0.SMALL.jpg mart33n33 Lofting a queen bed up five feet creates almost 200 cubic feet of usable space. The possibilities are endless: storage, another bed, a couch and living room area, a desk, a workshop, etc. (I chose a less conventional option: a grow tent full of vegetables and mealworms.) Using only a ladder for su...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:01:43 PDT
Folding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Table-1/
Folding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/FDTU/IBRRWU2O/FLZFDTUIBRRWU2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/FDTU/IBRRWU2O/FLZFDTUIBRRWU2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/FDTU/IBRRWU2O/FLZFDTUIBRRWU2O.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson I uploaded this video on YouTube on how to make this Cedar folding table. Here's some more detailed instructions if you would like to build it. It's a pretty easy project, and can be done in a weekend. I chose Cedar for this project, it's a great outdoor wood that holds up well. Choosing lumber, a...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 21:46:51 PDT
Headboard from an Old Wooden Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Headboard-from-an-Old-Wooden-Door/
Headboard from an Old Wooden Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/40HF/IBNHIF2H/FTY40HFIBNHIF2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/40HF/IBNHIF2H/FTY40HFIBNHIF2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/40HF/IBNHIF2H/FTY40HFIBNHIF2H.SMALL.jpg FPSXGames In this simple instructable I'll show you how I made a shabby chic style headboard from an old unwanted cupboard door.Things needed; Old unwanted wooden door, paint/varnish stripper, the legs from an old headboard and some screws. Optional, duck egg paint and Danish oil.Tools needed; paint brush, s...
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:35:17 PDT
Breathe Life into an Old Drop Leaf Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-Life-into-an-Old-Drop-Leaf-Table/
Breathe Life into an Old Drop Leaf Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AQZJ/IBC241OD/FCMAQZJIBC241OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AQZJ/IBC241OD/FCMAQZJIBC241OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/AQZJ/IBC241OD/FCMAQZJIBC241OD.SMALL.jpg Boddeeen Thanks for reading my Instructable! So I recently moved into a new apartment and was in need of some furniture. While I had the table already, I wanted to give it a fresh start for the new location. In order to do that, I wanted to take the table down to the bare wood, give the table a fresh finish ...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:39:49 PDT
How to make a king size bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-king-size-bed/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:42:31 PDT
Casual cardboard stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Casual-cardboard-stool/
Casual cardboard stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SMALL.jpg MicaelaUndiks So what I tried to make was a casual stool with recycled materials whose form comfortably receive the body. I used six plotter tubes and some old corrugated cardboard. Although the structure is made only with cardboard, the result was a very resistant and solid stool. The Rhinoceros model and the te...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:24:18 PDT
A Mantable! (pronounced MAN TABLE!!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Mantable-pronounced-MAN-TABLE/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:51:03 PDT
Personal Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Fire-Pit/
Personal Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OJLB/IB4AKXPC/F3FOJLBIB4AKXPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OJLB/IB4AKXPC/F3FOJLBIB4AKXPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OJLB/IB4AKXPC/F3FOJLBIB4AKXPC.SMALL.jpg Schaf77 This instructable will show you how to make your own personal fire pit. I give the credit/inspiration of this project to Karen who posted instructions on how to make one.This is my go at making one.The flame may look small in the pictures but it is actually a good size flame. Watch the video to se...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:37:54 PDT
1800's Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/1800s-Trunk/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:24:14 PDT
Cascade Coffee Table with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Cascade-Coffee-Table-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:04:49 PDT
gear head bench seat http://www.instructables.com/id/gear-head-bench-seat/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:11:59 PDT
Popsicle Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Bench/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:20:45 PDT
Floating loft bed for under $150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-loft-bed/
Floating loft bed for under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz my cousin wanted to be able to put a desk or couch bed in the room and still have room for activities so he asked me to build a loft bed that was stronger and cheaper than a store bought loft/ bunk bed first measure the twin mattress I built the base to fit around the mattress and left one end l...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:12:42 PDT
Another infinite table http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-infinite-table/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 03:51:34 PDT
King Size Pallet Bed Project http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Pallet-Bed-Project/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:36:46 PDT
Restoring an Old Desk with a New Laminate Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-old-desk-with-a-new-laminate-surface/
Restoring an Old Desk with a New Laminate Surface - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/1HTT/IAEJUTL5/F9F1HTTIAEJUTL5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/1HTT/IAEJUTL5/F9F1HTTIAEJUTL5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/1HTT/IAEJUTL5/F9F1HTTIAEJUTL5.SMALL.jpg rdomunky I had an old Ikea desk with a deep cherry finish, which while very strong and serviceable added way too much color to my already red/brown office. Knowing that trying to paint it would be a mess and probably not result in a tough enough surface, I opted to re-surface it in white plastic laminate. Th...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 14:27:29 PDT
American Flag Coffee Table - Pallet Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Coffee-Table-Pallet-Furniture/
American Flag Coffee Table - Pallet Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/CO9X/IA8X2L0O/FP7CO9XIA8X2L0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/CO9X/IA8X2L0O/FP7CO9XIA8X2L0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/CO9X/IA8X2L0O/FP7CO9XIA8X2L0O.SMALL.jpg crreed Henry Ford once said “What’s right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity-- intellect and resources-- to do something about them.” Today, lets build something that puts that great intellect to use! There are not too many things more patriotic than buildin...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 00:57:55 PDT
Removable Drafting Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-Drafting-Table/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 12:58:34 PDT
How to Reproduce a Logo or Image on a Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reproduce-a-Logo-or-Image-on-a-Table/
How to Reproduce a Logo or Image on a Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE7F/IA81T9EY/FYELE7FIA81T9EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE7F/IA81T9EY/FYELE7FIA81T9EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/LE7F/IA81T9EY/FYELE7FIA81T9EY.SMALL.jpg sosclosetsandfurniture This unused dining table was re-purposed for an outdoor party area for a Texas A and M sports fan. Adding an image or logo to a piece of furniture like a table can be intimidating. It's easier than you think. The main tools are:a rulera large layout ruler or other long straight board to sketch wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 12:27:27 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
By: abertoni

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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slipstream-Table-Experiments-in-Aluminum-and-Plywo/
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Slipstream Table is the culmination of a number of side projects and experiments in CNC profile cutting, lamination, sheet good manipulation and traditional woodworking. The project is the result of the economy and efficiency of cnc fabrication, as well as the realities of the hand finishing req...
By: abertoni

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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:29:45 PDT
DIY Bean Bag Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bean-Bag-Couch/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:45:41 PDT
Bookshelf Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-Chair/
Bookshelf Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/XA79/IA2K841I/F34XA79IA2K841I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/XA79/IA2K841I/F34XA79IA2K841I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/XA79/IA2K841I/F34XA79IA2K841I.SMALL.jpg Darko K Hello everyone, my name is Darko and this in my first Instructables.Task to build bookshelf chair aka ”biblio-chaise” that can hold as many as 18 feet of books.After seeing this online on houzz.com for $5000, I thought it would be great DIY build for the fraction of the cost.This is also present to ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:27:07 PDT
Custom Packaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cardboard-Packaging/
Custom Packaging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/B358/IA0WHWDI/FV7B358IA0WHWDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/B358/IA0WHWDI/FV7B358IA0WHWDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/B358/IA0WHWDI/FV7B358IA0WHWDI.SMALL.jpg cndjian Silkscreen and cardboard packaging. Create the Package form Research and draw. Take a look online at boxes and decide on the right one for your product. I chose a front flap box. Once I was happy with the shape, I sketched several versions of dimensions for the template to make the box using plai...
By: cndjian

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Sat, 23 May 2015 17:35:35 PDT
Hidden Chair Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Chair-Compartment/
Hidden Chair Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/SWFR/I9UDQDG4/FJ6SWFRI9UDQDG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/SWFR/I9UDQDG4/FJ6SWFRI9UDQDG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/SWFR/I9UDQDG4/FJ6SWFRI9UDQDG4.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez When an intruder enters your home, what do they go for? Those expensive phones and tablets laying on the table? The overflowing jewellery box on the dresser? Or those 5-year old, mass-produced, $20 wooden chairs sitting at the dining table? Well, I can tell you which they wouldn't go for.Secret comp...
By: Hiyadudez

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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:44:32 PDT
Bending Furniture Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Bending-Furniture-Collection/
Bending Furniture Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/HNOB/I9UDUWG9/F1XHNOBI9UDUWG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/HNOB/I9UDUWG9/F1XHNOBI9UDUWG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/HNOB/I9UDUWG9/F1XHNOBI9UDUWG9.SMALL.jpg Yawen_Yuqing_Yinuo_Timothy Team: Yawen Hui, Yuqing Nie, Yinuo Wang, Timothy WaiInstructors: Kyle Steinfeld, Simon Schleicher, Jonathan Bachrach, Luis Jaggy Overview The main goal of the project is to examine various bending and fabrication techniques of flatbed materials leading up to a full scale product encountering the ...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 18:00:13 PDT
How to Make a Hanging Baffle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hanging-Baffle/
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By: Dairan Xu

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Wed, 20 May 2015 02:11:40 PDT
Chaise Lounge http://www.instructables.com/id/Chaise-Lounge/
Chaise Lounge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/9K3H/I9YBYK20/FGO9K3HI9YBYK20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/9K3H/I9YBYK20/FGO9K3HI9YBYK20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/9K3H/I9YBYK20/FGO9K3HI9YBYK20.SMALL.jpg Shima_Eleanna OverviewInstructors: Kyle Steinfeld, Simon Schleicher, Jonathan Bachrach, Luis JaggyTeam: Cindy Hartono, Fei Du, Eleanna Panagoulia, Shima SahebnassaghMain goal of this project is to explore the design potentials of bending techniques and to test the ways that these can be materialized in implemente...
By: Shima_Eleanna

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Thu, 14 May 2015 22:05:00 PDT
Grill and Smoker Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Grill-and-Smoker-Table/
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By: Lt72884

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Fri, 8 May 2015 12:26:26 PDT
CNC Vinyl Spray Painted Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Vinyl-Spray-Painted-Chairs/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:03:40 PDT
X and O side table http://www.instructables.com/id/X-and-O-side-table/
X and O side table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SMALL.jpg cndjian An appealing side table assembled from flat parts. Design. I began by drawing by sketching the table on paper. I then started exploring the geometries in Rhinoceros, a versatile 3D modeling software for industrial design. I compared dimensions of standard bedside tables and came up with a 18" r...
By: cndjian

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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:47:51 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Birch-Ply-End-Table/
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SMALL.jpg abertoni As a primer for a larger project I decided to take on a small laminated end table. The project came together from start to finish in an afternoon, the design was focused on creating a simple form using efficient nesting of sheet goods on a shopbot CNC router. Design The concept behind this small...
By: abertoni

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
Folding Project Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Project-Table/
Folding Project Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/RKLM/I916DIZ0/FV5RKLMI916DIZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/RKLM/I916DIZ0/FV5RKLMI916DIZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/RKLM/I916DIZ0/FV5RKLMI916DIZ0.SMALL.jpg kkingsbury This is an instructable for a simple folding project table. It kinda works like a giant TV tray, it gives stability and room to work but when not in use, it can be folded up and placed out of the way. The materials and build are all very simple and costs around $50. I also added a painted logo on to...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:26:12 PDT
Full Size Platform bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Size-Platform-bed/
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SMALL.jpg mishra.rajneesh So after watching hours of videos and reading tutorials I decided to build a full size bed for my daughter. I must say it was quiet a learning process as I was doing it for the first time and wasn't sure on the type of tools needed for this project. Here is what I bought from HomeDepot : Deck Screws...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:53:25 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Divisadero Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Divisadero-Chair/
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
Floating shelf w/ secret compartment (I made it at TechShop!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-shelf-w-secret-compartment-I-made-it-at/
Floating shelf w/ secret compartment (I made it at TechShop!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6XPQ/GZLW95GI/FPG6XPQGZLW95GI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6XPQ/GZLW95GI/FPG6XPQGZLW95GI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6XPQ/GZLW95GI/FPG6XPQGZLW95GI.SMALL.jpg stephenjacklyn This shelf was inspired by the "lack" shelf you can buy at Ikea. I have many of them and really like how minimal they are, but since they are basically a box hanging on the wall i didn't like the waste of "inner space". So to solve that problem i incorporated a bottom that opens to reveal a small st...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 16:29:15 PST
Plastic Army Men Fruit Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Army-Men-Fruit-Bowl/
Plastic Army Men Fruit Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/YW8U/I8OBF48C/F6BYW8UI8OBF48C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/YW8U/I8OBF48C/F6BYW8UI8OBF48C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/YW8U/I8OBF48C/F6BYW8UI8OBF48C.SMALL.jpg N36 I saw a similar project a while ago on this and so decided to make my very own Plastic Army Man Fruit Bowl. Best part is it only costs around £6 to make.Here's how you do it. You Will Need WARNING: Plastic Army Men are toxic and just like the real things, can kill. So make sure you do this outsid...
By: N36

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:48:43 PDT