Instructables: exploring - workshop - chair - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 01:54:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hidden Chair Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Chair-Compartment/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 11:44:32 PDT
Wind turbine mount using old office chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-turbine-mount-using-old-office-chair/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:00:23 PDT
Designing a Functional Cardboard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-a-Functional-Cardboard-Chair/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 23:28:23 PDT
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Lawn-Chair-from-Recycled-Skis-the-Ski-Chai/
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's campfire season and everyone can use a comfy chair for marshmallow roasting! I happened to have a couple pairs of broken, worn out skis collecting dust in my garage (that's right, skis wear out, they can crack and more commonly bindings get old and unsafe). I thought I would save them from the...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:27:31 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
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
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-To-Outside-Lawn-Chair/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:04:46 PDT
Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Chair/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:39:26 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
upcycling furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycling-furniture/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:34:29 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Cup cake chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-cake-chair/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:39:53 PST
One Board Minimalist Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Board-Minimalist-Chair/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:04:09 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Danish-Rope-Cord-Weaving/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
ARK Rocker http://www.instructables.com/id/ARK-Rocker-a-rocking-chair-by-Xander-Bremer/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:24:05 PST
Make your own step stool! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-step-stool/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 04:48:00 PST
Grandpy's Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandpys-Rocking-Chair/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 18:10:36 PST
Chill Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Chill-Chair/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Suspended Wooden Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Wooden-Chair/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:07:52 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
making wooden chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/making-wooden-chairs/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:26:21 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Chair-for-camping-or-Vinyl-Storage-Upgr/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Ladder Chair / Library Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Chair-Library-Chair/
Ladder Chair / Library Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/119H/I0ENL6RM/FDF119HI0ENL6RM.SMALL.jpg shazni Originally designed by Benjamin Franklin, this chair has been referred as library chair, ladder chair, convertible chair, folding step chair. What ever the name, the purpose of the chair was the same. To convert a chair quickly into a step ladder. It is a fantastically useful furniture to have in an...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:55:24 PDT
Adirondack Deck Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Deck-Chair/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:52:18 PDT
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaning-stool-human-kickstand-wobble-chair/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:13:20 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
Lace-Up Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Up-Chair/
Lace-Up Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON If you want to use CAD software to design complex geometry, you don't have to have expensive CNC machines to make the finished product. With a local copy shop and a little patience, you can produce just about anything you can design in the computer. This instructable shows you how.The Lace-Up Chair ...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:56:58 PDT
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SMALL.jpg buck2217 My wife wanted some pool side chairs but the ones she saw were over $1000 each so I built my own (to be honest next time i'll stop being such a cheapskate and buy them!!)I had all the wood lying around so have estimated costs (in NZ$) for pounds divide by 2Materials2m 4x4 ($15)5m 4x2 ($20)2m 2x2 ($2...
By: buck2217

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
The Frontier Homestead Garden Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Frontier-Homestead-Garden-Set/
The Frontier Homestead Garden Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K73J/HY5NT7LA/FGFK73JHY5NT7LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K73J/HY5NT7LA/FGFK73JHY5NT7LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/K73J/HY5NT7LA/FGFK73JHY5NT7LA.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I like to practice, what I call 'free building'. Free building is where you create on whim, where the shape and design of a project flows from your own instincts and experience rather than any set plans. It's a bit riskier in that fatal errors can be made, but these become more of a learning experi...
By: antagonizer

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:58:56 PDT
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
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/5VLN/HXVPWD66/FBQ5VLNHXVPWD66.SMALL.jpg Weekend_Craft My sister recently bought a house and they are in the process of making it their own. Week after week Jenny has sent me links to rocking chairs that were just too pricey or falling apart on Craigslist. I immediately knew this would be a fun project to surprise her with. Check out the blog post here ...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-A-Load-Off-Pallet-Lounger/
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SMALL.jpg japrechaun This is an outdoor lounger I built out of an old pallet. It was a little bit of trial and error to get a good seat height and angle to be comfortable, but in the end, I must say, it is rather comfortable. (for a chair with no cushions) Most of the joinery is half lap joints which i accomplished with...
By: japrechaun

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:49:20 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
A Chair for the Great Outdoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim This is a project that will reward you with comfort! It will last outdoors for years and years with no upkeep, weathering gracefully as the years roll on. It has a natural rugged utilitarian style, and making one of these chairs is an easy weekend project. The inspiration for this chair came fro...
By: TinkerJim

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT
Adirondack chair from ONE board http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-chair-from-ONE-board/
Adirondack chair from ONE board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SMALL.jpg seamster Nothing says summertime like a wooden Adirondack chair!These classic outdoor chairs are comfy and perfect for resting in after a long day, or for getting up early and watching the sun rise while sipping your favorite hot beverage. There are about a million variations on the Adirondack chair, and an ...
By: seamster

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 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
Hutch Re-purposed to a BAR DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Hutch-Re-purposed-to-a-BAR-DIY/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 22:57:10 PDT
How to Make a PVC Ball Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PVC-Ball-Chair/
How to Make a PVC Ball Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SMALL.jpg cbader2014 Materials Needed:1) PVC 1 in x 10 ft (3)2) Cross PVC fitting (7)3) Tee PVC Fitting (4)4) Wheels (4)5) Aerobics Ball (1)6) Nuts, Bolts, Washers (27 each)7) Everbilt Poly Rope Solidworks Bending PVC The first step in the process is to bend all pvc that is needed. This allows for everything to b...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:43:47 PDT
Reclined Pallet Wood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclined-Pallet-Wood-Chair/
Reclined Pallet Wood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VEV1/HVTWB3LY/FZ9VEV1HVTWB3LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VEV1/HVTWB3LY/FZ9VEV1HVTWB3LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/VEV1/HVTWB3LY/FZ9VEV1HVTWB3LY.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour I've made quite a few pieces of furniture and decorations from pallet wood so naturally I figured I should make a chair to sit down and relax on.Materials Needed:About 2-3 Palletsx6 5/8" Boltsx6 5/8" Washersx3 5/8" Threaded Rodsx1 Large Bottle Extra Strength Wood GlueStain (Optional)Polyurethane (Op...
By: AmateurHour

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Fri, 30 May 2014 16:14:06 PDT
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Beetlejuice-Concrete-Art-Chair/
Beetlejuice Concrete Art Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/V2BR/HVGXQLR4/FHVV2BRHVGXQLR4.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice!!!Do you remember the concrete art sculptures made by Catherine O'Hara / Delia Deetz? Remember, Beetlejuice made them come alive in the marriage scene? I've always loved Tim Burton's style and I decided to try my hand at making one of those sculptures. I put the w...
By: damianzuch

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Thu, 22 May 2014 06:58:46 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SMALL.jpg Bertison Harlwood Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
By: Bertison Harlwood

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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
P9C - Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9C-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
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By: alepalan

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:01:45 PDT
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/P9L-Lounge-Chair-made-with-CNC-Router/
P9L - Lounge Chair made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/93C2/HUL9CXH7/F5393C2HUL9CXH7.SMALL.jpg alepalan CNC Furniture has been for a few years already but hasn't really taken off. I believe this is because designers haven't spend enough time designing with that technology in mind. Most of the CNC furniture I found online have the typical joinery exposed or have a rigid feel. I played around with the...
By: alepalan

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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:54:52 PDT
doll chair http://www.instructables.com/id/doll-chair/
doll chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/DH0D/HT3DZUVT/FQYDH0DHT3DZUVT.SMALL.jpg RubenRosseel An while ago, my sister asked me if I could make a doll chair for her daughter. I did not wanted to make a normal model, but I also did not want to give lots of money on it.  Therefore I started looking in our garage for useful materials and suddenly I found a lot of long wooden slats of 1 by 0,5 ce...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:27:25 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
Daydream Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SMALL.jpg wei wei A chair for daydreaming. Structure made of fiberglass, upholstered with Knoll wool felt.  white styrofoam 3'' thickness 9 oz satin weave fiberglass 38'' width (20 yards) 50'' width honeycomb shaped coremat (4 yards) 314 Tap plastics epoxy resin (1 gal) +143 hardner (1/2 gal) Cal-O-Sil glass microbe...
By: wei wei

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
Cherry and walnut sculpted bench http://www.instructables.com/id/cherry-and-walnut-sculpted-bench/
Cherry and walnut sculpted bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/Y9ML/HPACLBIO/F36Y9MLHPACLBIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/Y9ML/HPACLBIO/F36Y9MLHPACLBIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/Y9ML/HPACLBIO/F36Y9MLHPACLBIO.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 I made this bench for my wife for Christmas Made of 2"thick walnut and 3 1/2 " cherry hope you like it. I started with a slab cut piece of cherry with live edge on both sides 3 1/2 " think 13 wide x 38" long removed the bark and planed down to 3 1/8th I couldn't find any walnut wide enough s...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:16:05 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