Instructables: exploring - workshop - organizing - featured Sun, 5 Jul 2015 02:53:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again.
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> al3may You know those pesky box springs that you normally inherit from folks when they have a kids twin mattress to get rid of. Well here's something you can do with them, turn them into a pallet wood organizer and even an overhead organizer for other random stuff.I was cleaning out the garage and about to...
By: al3may

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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:28:58 PDT
Living Room Workbench
Living Room Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZippoPT Necessity is truly the mother of all inventions…Since I currently live in an apartment without any extra rooms that I could turn into a workshop, I had to come up with a way of squeezing a workbench in what I had. Luckily for me, my awesome wife "Hi honey!" (just in case she comes snooping around he...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 10:19:06 PDT
Magnetic Utility Bracelet
Magnetic Utility Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheCarrotKing Are you ready to feel like the next Magneto with this super powered bracelet?No? Well how about Magneto's 2nd cousin Roger that always wanted a super cool bracelet with magnetic properties? Yes? Well, than consider yourself lucky.This handy bracelet will allow you to place nails, nuts, screws, prett...
By: TheCarrotKing

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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 17:42:15 PDT
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Shoe organizer bench
Shoe organizer bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> workislove I live in tight quarters with my family, and lately we've been practically tripping over each other's stuff. I've been tasked with organizing the apartment by any means necessary, and in this instructable I'll show how I got things started with an entryway bench that doubles as a shoe organizer.I've...
By: workislove

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
DIY Geometric Organizers
DIY Geometric Organizers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz I've been trying to keep my craft supplies organized so I bought tool boxes few weeks ago. But I found it a bit difficult because every time I need something I had to open a box, search for it, then forget to keep the box in place and at the end nothing is organized. I know it's difficult to keep th...
By: Muhaiminah Faiz

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:28:57 PST
Small Parts Cabinet
Small Parts Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> bdubu In this instructable I'll show you how to make a 28 drawer small parts cabinet for your workshop that you can use to hold small fasteners, electronic parts, etc. [1] The design features drawers that can be made from various weights of 8-1/2 x 11" paper stock (and potentially other materials). The to...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:12:40 PST
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> laffinm I recently moved my shop into my basement and while moving all the stuff, I realized that I needed a kind of organization system to hold some of my hand tools. After a bit of thinking, I came up with this solution, which might not be the best, but works fine for me. The board consists mainly of a la...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Spray Paint Rack Improvements
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
By: awillybilly

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
Coat Rack With Zipper Inlay
Coat Rack With Zipper Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni It's almost a year now since we have moved house and my room still didn't have a coat rack! It would have been fine except for the fact that most of the time I find myself draping shawls and t-shirts over a chair :-/ and sometimes my room resembled a tornado!My room had plain dark furniture with sil...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:50:47 PDT
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimTiffinJr In my classroom makerspace, student-sized whiteboards were a vital part of the planning and feedback process used by my students in their ideation work.But when they weren't being used, they were always in the way. They were left leaning against tables or walls, and inevitably need to be moved a fe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 03:32:57 PDT
Jewelry Box
Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaleoPunk Organize necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings in one convenient box. NO POWER TOOLS NEEDED. Materials Materials: A sketch or diagram of compartments (it makes things easier later if this drawing is to scale). Wood I used about 90 sq. inches of 3/8 inch thick clear pine for the bo...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:38:01 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jointerjon Have you ever wanted to get that music lover in your house a gift they will remember without paying between $15,000 to $150,000 for a concert grand piano? Well here is your chance! I wanted to build a bookshelf that would sit snuggly on a desk and look nice enough that you would not get tired of sta...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
rather strong hook
rather strong hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear I'm still continuing my fascination with what can be done with plastic bottles and lately I have been experimenting with making a wall hook out of the handle of an Odwalla bottle. things you need A plastic bottle with an included handle, like an Odwalla bottle or vinegar bottle. Small soda bot...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:47:30 PST
Marker Holder
Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Susan Cirigliano I am an art teacher and while getting ready to set up my classroom I wanted a way for my students to have easy access to the markers without having to search through a huge box of mixed up colors. I wanted something that they could carry from place to place easily.  I can make that I looked throu...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 07:09:44 PDT
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart
Simple Wheeled Gardening Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rowan_Winterhaven Here's a very simple one, folks.  (***Quick Edit***:  I've entered this cart in both the Wheeled contest and the Gardening contest.  Please vote for me if you feel that I've come up with a good enough idea.  Thanks all, and have a wonderful day!) The image is pretty self explanatory but I'll explai...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 12:55:59 PDT
hangamajigger - More DIY How To Projects]]> foobear Here's a way to reuse an old plastic soda bottle to help you get organized required items 1 plastic soda bottle one hot knife, or soldering iron with a blade attachment fume mask cut a pie slice out of the bottle Wearing your fume mask, Begin by cutting away from the opening vertically down...
By: foobear

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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 18:55:37 PST
How to make a metal lathe knob turner
How to make a metal lathe knob turner - More DIY How To Projects]]> coolbeansbaby68 This is my finished  ball and knob turner. You can make knobs out of any material you want . Brass,plastic,aluminum,steel , wood .This style of turner i can create a ball  up to 1 1/4 inch round. Ball turner base plan Here are the plans for the base of the ball turner which goes into the cross sl...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 17:00:32 PST
How to make a metal lathe tap and die Jig
How to make a metal lathe tap and die Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> coolbeansbaby68   This is the first project i have made on my new lathe . It is a easy way to Use a die to make threads or chase them to clean them up. My new lathe and mill  The first picture is my new precision matthews  12 x 36  metal lathe and the 2nd picture is my new precision matthews  pm30mv mil Tap a...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 10:31:14 PST
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase!
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> moseph This Instructable will explain how I made a travel bookcase that folds up into a suitcase. Construction is pretty basic--you fit wooden shelves into an old wood-sided suitcase. Below you can read a bit more about my inspiration for the project, but if you'd rather just get crackin' skip to the first...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 13:32:32 PST
Stand for soldering iron
Stand for soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> bojanmanev Stand for soldering iron, will significantly ease your work while soldering and not only that ... He will work to protect the table surface from damage 1st Materials, tools and accessories -Materials                           ...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 06:38:31 PDT
Ceiling Storage Solution
Ceiling Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid I'm a bit of a hoarder, I must admit.  Not like, at the level of mental illness or anything, you won't be seeing me on Hoarders any time soon, but I have a tendency to collect bits and pieces of things I think maybe someday I'll use.  Maybe.  Just in case that interestingly shaped piece of whatever ...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:23:18 PDT
Metal Binder 2.0
Metal Binder 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrL33TPenguin Well Hello hello there everyone ;D Remember to go and vote for me in the Office Supply Contest everyone :D This is 1337_Penguin [formerly 1337 2.0] here and I've made myself a binder based off of this instructable by cowscankill. After I saw his binder, that re-sparked my brain into making things ...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 06:01:27 PDT