Instructables: exploring - workshop - plywood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:22:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SMALL.jpg xbremer CAF is the coffee table that moves with you, converting quickly from a coffee table to a three-drawer box 4.5" tall to store and move all the little books, papers, and pencils that don't have a box of their own. The table can be made entirely out of one 4ft x 8ft piece of plywood 1/2" thick, with c...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Laptop lap stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-lap-stand/
Laptop lap stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SMALL.jpg foradoescritorio Inspired by a project seen on pinterest, i decided to create a laptop lap stand that had to no only hold my laptop (of course) but also hold my iphone on a reading position and have room for a wireless mouse or maybe an external HD.Available in portuguese at www.foradoescritorio.com.br Find the wo...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:30:34 PST
Turning a plywood bracelet - PIP http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-plywood-bracelet-PIP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SMALL.jpg Fool4peppers Creating a bracelet from cabinet grade plywood. Video has two angle view of most of the turning.
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:59:00 PDT
Bent Plywood Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Speakers/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Plywood-Lamp/
Secret Compartment Plywood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/2O9B/HR4SU3OZ/F0B2O9BHR4SU3OZ.SMALL.jpg delno So the real purpose of this Instructable is to demonstrate how to put secret compartments in plywood. I wanted to prove the concept and see how far I could take it, so I made a lamp using four different compartment styles, and added a secret stash lightbulb and keychain to go along with it. The des...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:04:21 PST
Plywood Go Getas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Go-Getas/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
The Clamping Squares http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamping-Squares/
The Clamping Squares - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7VUK/HPAEBW4U/F1Z7VUKHPAEBW4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7VUK/HPAEBW4U/F1Z7VUKHPAEBW4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7VUK/HPAEBW4U/F1Z7VUKHPAEBW4U.SMALL.jpg -BALES- If I was a superhero, my weakness would be glueups. Thankfully, those aren't really needed in the crime fighting business ... yet. Maybe I don't plan ahead. Maybe I'm too impatient and just desire instant gratification. Maybe I'm just not that good at woodworking. I'm not sure, but tons of people a...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:38:50 PST
Plywood coaster loaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-coaster-loaf/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:53:21 PST
Plywood beer crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-beer-crate/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:54:43 PST
Bike Hanger Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Hanger-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/23EH/HOHYJTFV/FO923EHHOHYJTFV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/23EH/HOHYJTFV/FO923EHHOHYJTFV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/23EH/HOHYJTFV/FO923EHHOHYJTFV.SMALL.jpg terielise This shelf was made from plywood. The design was based on this one... http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/originals/6f/56/dc/6f56dcda1d172d3505e2af1201b6095d.jpg Steps: Measure cut glue  screw drill  hang glue screw Steps and materials are shown in picture form.  I plan to fill the screw holes with...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 00:13:52 PST
Desk-height Cabinet made with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-height-Cabinet-made-with-CNC-Router/
Desk-height Cabinet made with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/1D24/HNE3XL1A/FTZ1D24HNE3XL1A.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Another piece made with my blind mortice and pocket screw construction method.  This cabinet is desktop height (29") and is sized to accommodate most printers.    This was originally designed for office use as a printer stand/cabinet, but I feel that the dimensions and look of the piece make it suit...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:05:28 PST
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lectern-Podium-for-a-Teacher-in-a-cl/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:40:29 PDT
From Crate to Cut | Installing a Laser Cutter. http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Crate-to-Cut-Installing-a-Laser-Cutter/
From Crate to Cut | Installing a Laser Cutter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/RTXQ/HLOC2O2F/FJFRTXQHLOC2O2F.SMALL.jpg SilverJimny Recently I designed and built the LittleBox, a DIY Laser Cut Raspberry Pi Powered PC. One major factor in its cost was having the parts laser-cut by a third party, so I began the hunt for a laser cutter of my own.... Research! Before I jumped in and bought a machine I spent some time looking at ...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 14:15:57 PDT
Ramified Armchair - bending plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Ramified-Armchair-bending-plywood/
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 02:16:27 PDT
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Create your own Y-Parametric table - More artistic furnishings! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-Y-Parametric-table-More-artistic/
Create your own Y-Parametric table - More artistic furnishings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/99JL/HJZ85YW1/FUI99JLHJZ85YW1.SMALL.jpg ohmdaddy This is my second single sheet plywood furniture instructable! If you missed the first, the Fishbone chair, please check it out! This too I made at the Techshop! This was another instance of me scouring through the internet late at night, and saw something that caught my eye! A piece by Krystian Kwi...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 17:41:50 PDT
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Fire-Truck-Loft-Bed/
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/WKNV/HJ3699ZR/F7SWKNVHJ3699ZR.SMALL.jpg cchalmers My son is obsessed with fire trucks... and pirates. When it came time to think about a new bed for him, we naturally wanted to make something that would support make-believe play about both! We considered paint schemes and patterns that were more realistic, but finally decided to go with something m...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:30:43 PDT
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-fishbone-chair-out-of-a-single-sheet/
Make your own fishbone chair out of a single sheet of plywood! A work of art for your home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/YADH/HJKBWYH1/FSVYADHHJKBWYH1.SMALL.jpg ohmdaddy You can now DOWNLOAD THE SHOPBOT FILE from Etsy One of my first projects at the TechShop San Francisco was to use the ShopBot Alpha. It started off with me wanting to make some single sheet plywood furniture, but I had no clue where to start.. After some exhaustive internet researching, I couldn't ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:15:08 PDT
A well FIGured Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/A-well-FIGured-Bucket/
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:04:50 PDT
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Hanging-Garage-Storage-System/
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SMALL.jpg HibbityDibbity I've lived my entire life in the southeastern US, where a garage is not considered a necessity for most homes.  So I'd never lived in a house with a garage until my wife and I bought our current home in 2009.  Now, I love my garage.  I LOVE IT.  My garage and I have a good thing going.  And then, ou...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:55:20 PDT
Shoe Bench made with CNC Router and Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Bench-made-with-CNCvrouter-and-Laser/
Shoe Bench made with CNC Router and Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/WMW9/HET1AHU5/FPPWMW9HET1AHU5.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is a shoe storage bench for an entryway.  It was cut from 3/4, 1/2 and 1/8 inch plywood with a CNC router and laser cutter. The goal of this design was a rigid, light  bench.  It must also be strong enough to stand on, and have  good ventilation properties for the shoes.  The person requesting...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 16:16:37 PDT
Modular bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-bookshelf-1/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 08:41:17 PST
Do-It-Yourself Oak Bar Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-It-Yourself-Oak-Bar-Build/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:53:16 PST
Flat-Pack X-Mas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-X-Mas-Tree/
Flat-Pack X-Mas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/MLKZ/H9T4CIX0/F9TMLKZH9T4CIX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/MLKZ/H9T4CIX0/F9TMLKZH9T4CIX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/MLKZ/H9T4CIX0/F9TMLKZH9T4CIX0.SMALL.jpg wholman Every year, Americans go wild for Christmas. It starts right after Halloween, as the radio stations switch to carols and classics, and then turns into a shopping frenzy the day after Thanksgiving. According to the U.S. census, it also includes cutting down about 17 million live trees for living room...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 15:00:01 PST
TV Lift Cabinet - Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Lift-Cabinet-Shelvesfoo/
TV Lift Cabinet - Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/JHFU/H8CVFQ0G/F57JHFUH8CVFQ0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/JHFU/H8CVFQ0G/F57JHFUH8CVFQ0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/JHFU/H8CVFQ0G/F57JHFUH8CVFQ0G.SMALL.jpg ihart Our TV Lift Cabinet listed here is still working great.   I wanted to add shelves above the lift cabinet so that when the TV is in the down position, we can see our family pictures and display our book collection.   The shelves also will serve as a place for our center channel speaker and an IR sens...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:36:56 PDT
Recycled Tire Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Tire-Coffee-Table/
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SMALL.jpg bigern00 Repurposing my used truck tire into furniture was a great way to put a durable, used item to work for another lifetime. We haven't had a coffee table for a couple of years.  My need for one and my desire to build one met up one day while I was surfing the Internet.  I read a blurp about someone who...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:45:15 PDT
tibetan prayer-wheel made by plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/tibetan-prayer-wheel-made-by-plywood/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 10:37:58 PDT
Triton - Fluorescent Lasercut Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Triton-Fluorescent-Lasercut-Floor-Lamp/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:31:25 PDT
Plywood vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-vase/
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:26:44 PDT
Tall floor vase with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-floor-vase-with-a-twist/
Tall floor vase with a twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/VFLU/H742ZOOA/FL3VFLUH742ZOOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/VFLU/H742ZOOA/FL3VFLUH742ZOOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/VFLU/H742ZOOA/FL3VFLUH742ZOOA.SMALL.jpg derwassi In this instructable, I'll show you how I built a twisted vase (or pedestal) from multiplex (plywood) boards. What you need Multiplex boards (I had some scrap boards, all of the same thickness) Saw (I suggest a circular table saw, for precise repeatable cuts) cardboard for template. some scrap ...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2012 06:33:46 PDT
How to make a Hi-Fi cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Hi-Fi-cabinet/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 06:38:08 PDT
How to decoratively laminate cabinets and plywood. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-decoratively-laminate-cabinets-and-plywood/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 00:34:15 PDT
Easy Edge Banding for Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Edge-Banding-for-Plywood/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 00:54:20 PDT
Cardboard/Plywood Lounger http://www.instructables.com/id/Hybrid-Cardboard-Lounger/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:43:03 PDT
Plywood Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Floor-Lamp/
Plywood Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/MQ7J/H2WESGMK/FQ5MQ7JH2WESGMK.SMALL.jpg John Induna AD I have enjoyed this site and community for a long time and have wanted to contribute for almost as long. I have finally got something to post. Here is something I worked on last summer. ( well not really, it is a rendering I did last night ) Keep looking, you'll see. The challenge, make something ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:59:03 PDT
SIMPLE flatpack portable no-tools plywood table http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-flatpack-portable-no-tools-plywood-table/
SIMPLE flatpack portable no-tools plywood table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/PJOX/H27LSGYJ/FO1PJOXH27LSGYJ.SMALL.jpg laurenmendoza I'm Lauren, and this is my first instructable. Hope you like it. This is a design for making a simple, lightweight, but sturdy interlocking table. The table top is 24 by 30 inches, and the height is 30 inches. All you need is: *(6) 24" x 18" sheets of 1/4" plywood (I used a good quality dense furni...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 15:18:18 PDT
Make a Plywood Portrait Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Plywood-Portrait-Monitor-Stand/
Make a Plywood Portrait Monitor Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P9SS/H2CE722V/F8IP9SSH2CE722V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P9SS/H2CE722V/F8IP9SSH2CE722V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/P9SS/H2CE722V/F8IP9SSH2CE722V.SMALL.jpg DanNixon Working with a lot of PDFs, Word and Publisher documents and various IDEs can be difficult on landscape monitors, however mounting a monitor in portrait orientation can be expensive when you don't want to drill into the wall as the cheapest desk mounting VESA mount I found was still around £40-50, w...
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Sat, 26 May 2012 04:50:38 PDT
How to Break Down a Full Sheet of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Break-Down-a-Full-Sheet-of-Plywood/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 08:50:01 PDT
Simple Rock-Solid Cantilever Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rock-Solid-Cantilever-Desk/
Simple Rock-Solid Cantilever Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/1P31/H0RWIE32/FKK1P31H0RWIE32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/1P31/H0RWIE32/FKK1P31H0RWIE32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/1P31/H0RWIE32/FKK1P31H0RWIE32.SMALL.jpg jeff-o With our kids moved upstairs, my wife finally got a room of her own on the main level.  She needed a strong desk to support her sewing machine and especially two knitting machines - these things clamp to the desk and require a fair amount of force to operate!  Any work surface that isn't attached to...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:06:12 PDT
Double Necked Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Necked-Guitar-Stand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7BP4/GZV1CHXX/FDP7BP4GZV1CHXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7BP4/GZV1CHXX/FDP7BP4GZV1CHXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7BP4/GZV1CHXX/FDP7BP4GZV1CHXX.SMALL.jpg Barrettkg Right now i'm at school but at a paid internship, working 8-5 everyday. Its pretty fun except boredom starts to set in when everyone you  know has homework so I started asking my friends if I could build them anything with my spare time - A CHALLENGER APPEARS - My buddy is a jazz performance major h...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 19:54:12 PDT
Broom Racks from TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Broom-Racks-from-TechShop/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:05:00 PST
Bear chair and table set for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Bear-chair-and-table-set-for-kids/
Bear chair and table set for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/ZAKA/GYDLTR6U/FPAZAKAGYDLTR6U.SMALL.jpg canuckinjapan I made this bear chair and table set for my daughters a few years ago and they really enjoyed it. I used 3/4" thick lauan, a fairly light wood from the Philippines usually used for shelving and door frames etc. This was my first attempt at furniture not using any screws or nails. Only dowels and glu...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 05:03:46 PST
Hanging Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Guitar-Stand/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:07:53 PST
Custom Birch Ply Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Piece-of-Furniture/
Custom Birch Ply Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/7BCI/GNA2RZUZ/FPE7BCIGNA2RZUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/7BCI/GNA2RZUZ/FPE7BCIGNA2RZUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/7BCI/GNA2RZUZ/FPE7BCIGNA2RZUZ.SMALL.jpg Phantomn This is an instructable about the piece of furniture I made for my A Level design course. It took me the best part of 4 months with about 4 and a half hours a week. I think it came out well and my Dad (who i made it for) really likes it. It is made completely from birch plywood, except the hardwood ...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:36:30 PST
Flat pack for storage Plywood Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-pack-for-storage-Plywood-Picnic-Table/
Flat pack for storage Plywood Picnic Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/810Z/GI0TGMFQ/F5Q810ZGI0TGMFQ.SMALL.jpg Gareth0123 These picnic tables are each made from a single sheet of plywood, take about 30 minutes to mark out, and about 1 hour to cut out. The sanding and painting is down to the individual, so I'll not quote any times for these two processes, but I have finished mine with a combination of wood preserver o...
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Wed, 24 Nov 2010 04:39:34 PST
Cheap drafting table made from plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-drafting-table-made-from-plywood/
Cheap drafting table made from plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/0ZMD/H3XME478/FTB0ZMDH3XME478.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/0ZMD/H3XME478/FTB0ZMDH3XME478.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/0ZMD/H3XME478/FTB0ZMDH3XME478.SMALL.jpg canuckinjapan I have wanted a drafting/drawing table for awhile, but did not want to spend a few hundred dollars on a large commercial one. I created this design to fit onto a 90 x 180 cm piece of plywood (standard size here in Japan), and it can be scaled to 4 x 8' using the included Google Sketchup 3D design fi...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 08:40:51 PST
Make a Moustache-a-rang http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Moustache-a-rang/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:20:41 PDT