Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:28:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Up-cycled Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-Bar/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:27:07 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
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
The Suitcase End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Suitcase-End-Table/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:03:20 PDT
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
New life for a small stool. http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-a-small-stool/
New life for a small stool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A8FD/HXTB7SI4/FDHA8FDHXTB7SI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A8FD/HXTB7SI4/FDHA8FDHXTB7SI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A8FD/HXTB7SI4/FDHA8FDHXTB7SI4.SMALL.jpg stah I picked up this little camping stool at a rummage sale thinking it would be great for my granddaughter. I decided to clean it up a bit so sanded it down. I then painted the horse on the top and trimmed the sides with burgundy and a thing black strip on top of that to separate it out. To protect my ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:57:40 PDT
Coffee Table Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Makeover/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:55:53 PDT
Fun Summer Beach Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Summer-Beach-Chairs/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:07:52 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
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
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
DIY Mirrored Jewelry Armoire: look for less http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mirrored-Jewelry-Armoire-look-for-less/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:04:17 PDT
Simple elegant coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-elegant-coffee-table/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 22:34:11 PDT
To Make: 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Make-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/US9B/HXF588AA/FGMUS9BHXF588AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/US9B/HXF588AA/FGMUS9BHXF588AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/US9B/HXF588AA/FGMUS9BHXF588AA.SMALL.jpg sputnam "To Make: 2014" is a collection of items I would like to take a whack at before the end of the calendar year. #1 on my list (and the only item I specifically have an actual "need" for) is the electric height-adjustable desk. I work in web design/dev and pro audio. Thus, it's essential I have large s...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:04:02 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Coat-Rack/
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:04:46 PDT
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
1940's Vanity make over/Shabby Chic style http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Vanity-make-overShabby-Chic-style/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 10:20:36 PDT
Custom Painted Tack Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Painted-Tack-Box/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:37:59 PDT
Faux Granite Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Granite-Table/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 19:27:16 PDT
My wife's shoes cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/My-wifes-shoes-cabinet/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:59:40 PDT
Quick-and-Dirty Modular Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Modular-Storage/
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By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:54:48 PDT
Hidden storage in plain sight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-storage-in-plain-sight/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:05:35 PDT
SAY BYE TO THE PINE !!! http://www.instructables.com/id/SAY-BYE-TO-THE-PINE-/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:01:35 PDT
Tire To Stools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 06:49:43 PDT
IKEA Epedit Plywood Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Epedit-Plywood-Hack/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 03:01:53 PDT
Bed Tablet Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Tablet-Holder/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:18:28 PDT
Easy + Cheap Metallic Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-Metallic-Furniture/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:02:58 PDT
DIY Stump Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stump-Stool/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:09:48 PDT
Back Deck Pallet Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-Deck-Pallet-Chair/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:04:29 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
Secret Doors, Drawers & Compartments http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Doors-Drawers-Compartments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/BK3U/HWNU5NLG/FXHBK3UHWNU5NLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/BK3U/HWNU5NLG/FXHBK3UHWNU5NLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/BK3U/HWNU5NLG/FXHBK3UHWNU5NLG.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bruce Wayne hid the entrance to the Batcave behind a bookcase, operated by a button hidden in a bust of Shakespeare. Ever wanted to make your own? Here at instructables.com, we got you covered with secret doors, drawers & compartments!  This guide features 16 projects built by our users made to kee...
By: mikeasaurus

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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:38:49 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
Lucite Money Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucite-Money-Table/
Lucite Money Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OYWN/HWJQDQWR/FC3OYWNHWJQDQWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OYWN/HWJQDQWR/FC3OYWNHWJQDQWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/OYWN/HWJQDQWR/FC3OYWNHWJQDQWR.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make this "Lucite" table with Glaze Coat (a two part resin), a TV table base and a basic acrylic frame. Fill it with anything from fake bills to toys and glitter. It's up to you. See the video tutorial You'll need You'll needFamowood Glaze Coat 30 Fake bills 18" x 24" acrylic box frame TV t...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:15:07 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
Galaxy Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Chair/
Galaxy Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/85BR/HWJ9VIFV/F9L85BRHWJ9VIFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/85BR/HWJ9VIFV/F9L85BRHWJ9VIFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/85BR/HWJ9VIFV/F9L85BRHWJ9VIFV.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano I gave this thrift store find a Galaxy makeover with my own hand made galaxy fabric and a little paint. See the video tutorial here or follow along below. You'll need Thrift store chairWashed heavy cotton fabric RIT Liquid Dye in Wine, Denim Blue and Black E-6000 Glue Dazzling Metallics in ...
By: Mark Montano

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:40:33 PDT
Storage Trunk Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Trunk-Makeover/
Storage Trunk Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HYH9/HWLD3ALC/F24HYH9HWLD3ALC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HYH9/HWLD3ALC/F24HYH9HWLD3ALC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F24/HYH9/HWLD3ALC/F24HYH9HWLD3ALC.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Take an inexpensive storage trunk (get them at a big box store or a yard sale) and give it a vintage weathered look perfect for your home decor. I used a wax technique and Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint and DecoArt Vintage French Stencils. See the video tutorial here You'll need Large s...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:18:13 PDT
PC Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Desk/
PC Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/GDFI/HWJJTUBN/FTHGDFIHWJJTUBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/GDFI/HWJJTUBN/FTHGDFIHWJJTUBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/GDFI/HWJJTUBN/FTHGDFIHWJJTUBN.SMALL.jpg hellsingsage Found a cheap workbench that had been tossed due to the top being cracked in the middle half way across the length of the desk. I took and glued the crack and bound it with a tie scrap to get best tension. The self and monitor arms are re-purposed iron fittings and pipe while the shelf is reclaimed ...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:09:05 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
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
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
Touch Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Lamp/
Touch Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD1O/HW8SYCR1/F01TD1OHW8SYCR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD1O/HW8SYCR1/F01TD1OHW8SYCR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/TD1O/HW8SYCR1/F01TD1OHW8SYCR1.SMALL.jpg Porda The basic idea for this is instructable is to make a lamp out of simple hardware and recycled materials that can be controlled by touching the metal base. I've been sitting on this idea for a while now, but seeing the Lamps and Lighting contest gave me the final push to actually make this idea a rea...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 22:30:07 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
How to create a Table Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Table-Lift/
How to create a Table Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/WMKU/HW7QAJ2L/F82WMKUHW7QAJ2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/WMKU/HW7QAJ2L/F82WMKUHW7QAJ2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/WMKU/HW7QAJ2L/F82WMKUHW7QAJ2L.SMALL.jpg Firgelli Auto Here's an instructable on a neat table lift from Firgelli Automations. I hope you all find this interesting and helpful! The table lift line has been around five months now and has attracted a very excited and enthusiastic following. Thanks to the table lift system clients who have jobs which involv...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 15:15:30 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
Budget $30 Electronics WorkStation http://www.instructables.com/id/Budget-30-Electronics-WorkStation/
Budget $30 Electronics WorkStation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IRP/HW0FWFWN/FLJ5IRPHW0FWFWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IRP/HW0FWFWN/FLJ5IRPHW0FWFWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/5IRP/HW0FWFWN/FLJ5IRPHW0FWFWN.SMALL.jpg tsaltzman I set out to make a compact workstation that I can use for my many small projects. These projects are mostly with small electronics but sometimes branch out to various things that I needed something I can work on top of and not be afraid to ruin. When this top is done I simply unscrew 6 screws and r...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 22:32:46 PDT
Pallet Top Benches and tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Top-Benches-and-tables/
Pallet Top Benches and tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/YPAB/HW0FWNPG/FXEYPABHW0FWNPG.SMALL.jpg BenjY666 at my work we have a lot op wood pallet tops we can't re- use so they al go to wast. So i got the plan to make some garden furniture out of them. A working buddie dropt of a load of pallet tops and i started to puzzle with the following result. I used 3 pallet tops 1m20 x 1m201 complete top fo...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:56:16 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