Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelf Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:50:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY paint shelves
DIY paint shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> NicoShanks Hello Lovely people, (I appologize, the head crab is on its way, but I made this today really quick and easy likes so I thought I'd post it)this is a very inexpensive and relatively quick project. I play war hammer 40K and I paint models etc, I was getting annoyed at my paints just kicking about and...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:33:53 PDT
Console Gaming Shelf
Console Gaming Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeyfids For all of us gamers we understand that organization and display can be a bit of a handful at times. Achieving the ultimate display/collection is an ongoing battle.My goal was to create a console gaming shelf that displays my favourite and most used consoles, with LED lights!To begin, you must draw ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 PDT
Easy Hexagon Shelf
Easy Hexagon Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sk8ty this instructable was inspired by the user Andrew Cleverlands beehive shelf here is the link. is a quick and easy project, great for beginners. Remember always a wear safety glasses when using power tools.Be careful be safe and have fun. Material...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:15:38 PDT
skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Liquor rack
Liquor rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Badger4700 I have seen a few similar racks and decided to make one suited to my needs. Find a suitable pallet Just about any pallet that is in good condition will do. Disassemble the pallet and stain the pieces. I used a sawsall to cut through the nails and to cut the pallet down. I cut mine at the firs...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:38:22 PDT
Simple Garage Shelf
Simple Garage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos I recently got a garage that I started moving tools into. I now need a shelving unit on the cheap. This is made completely from 12 2x4x8s (31 dollars home depot). I already had the other hand tools I needed from other projects:-miter saw box/saw (if you have a sliding compound miter saw more power ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:17:43 PDT
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> blogsdo if you use your garage as a hangout area as well as a workshop sometimes you have to be creative with your use of space. The perfect position for a projector in my space is directly under the open garage door. Hanging a mount from the ceiling would not be possible. This under garage door shelf can o...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:19:06 PDT
Beehive shelves
Beehive shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andrew Cleveland This technique uses masking tape to "clamp" when glueing mitred joints. Its a very useful technique if you need to join anything with more than 4 sides where clamps won't work. Ratchet straps also work but are more expencive. I'd like to thank Starck Joinery cc in Salt River, Cape Town for teaching ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Shelf making, the easy way?? mistakes included
Shelf making, the easy way?? mistakes included - More DIY How To Projects]]> macglobalus It was supposed to be easy and it is but I wasn't using the proper tools and the nails I used are actually shafts from used pop rivets they don't have a head thus it was easy to miss and hurt myself. The shelf goes on a very dusty busted shack I have at the end of my house lot.
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 22:05:55 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Shoe Shelf
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpine522 I use the pieces reclaimed from a bunk bed that was on its last legs. Fairly simple and strait forward project. Thanks for watching! Chris
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 18:25:32 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour The boards from pallets can be used in a multitude of projects but the side and center beams (also called "stringers") that are sandwiched between the top and bottom boards are a bit more difficult to use. When I decided to build a shelf/coat rack I looked at my supply of pallet wood and seeing the...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
USB Plant Shelf, the perfect office companion
USB Plant Shelf, the perfect office companion - More DIY How To Projects]]> Akin Yildiz original post; The Plant Shelf, a form of live art.Why? because plants make anywhere a lovely place to live, clean the air and give off positive energy. we can have walls covered with these shelves with different sizes and shapes. what if paintings weren't the only form of art to hang on a wall ?! p...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:46:40 PDT
Wood Storage Shelves via Recyclable Pallet
Wood Storage Shelves via Recyclable Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> CantCacheMe I have been reading the many different creative ways that people have come up with for reusing pallets via Instructables. I started to collect my own pallets, but because of the lack of time to be as creative as others, I found that I was collecting a lot of pallets with no creative outcomes. I wa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 15:44:15 PDT
8 ft Room Organizer
8 ft Room Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker Life takes it's twists and turns. I recently became self employed. Seeing your job being exported is no fun, but it created an opportunity to work at creating a life without the corporate safety net. One of the problems I encountered was that my home work environment was not ideally configured for w...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:44:55 PDT
Simple Book Shelf asifshiraz This is a simple Ikea style bookshelf. I made it at TechShop ( Here are the instructions. 1. Take some flat pine boards, available at homedepot and lowes 1' x 8'. 2. Take a ruler and mark the lengths at which we will cut them. I cut it into four 1' x 2.5' and and two 1' x 3.75'...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:44:04 PDT
Retro Shadow Box with Splined Mitres
Retro Shadow Box with Splined Mitres - More DIY How To Projects]]> s_scotti I have always wanted to make a 50s / 60s inspired shadow box wall shelf to display various items I have collected from my travels. I decided to add some more complexity to the frame by using a spline joint, which adds strength but also gives it some visual appeal. I have used local hardwoods for the...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 07:01:36 PDT
Tiny Wooden Shelf
Tiny Wooden Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> razic We'll cover how to make a tiny wooden shelf. I put this together at the TechShop in San Francisco. Grab Some Wood Since the shelf I'll be building is so tiny, I'll grab some wood out of the scrap pile. The dimensions don't really matter; any old plank will do. Cut To Length Cut the wood to ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:07:21 PDT
Simple Birch Limb Wall Shelf phemy I recently redid my bedroom in a nature theme and wanted to incorporate birch somehow.  I went and cut down some small birch trees on a friends property and used the limbs to make this shelf.  I bought cheap pine board at Home Depot and had them cut the boards to length for me because I only have a ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:39:29 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System
Build a Hanging Shelf System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greg Pless This modular, attractive and easily configurable shelf system can be built nearly entirely using readily available parts and materials from any big box hardware store. The locking collars can be found online. Follow these, simplified steps and you can build something similar, of your own design, i...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 PDT
The Bat-shelf
The Bat-shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lord_Pruitt Ok, so I have a lonely, boring corner on my desk at work.  It just NEEDS something to make it, and me, happy.  Plus, I spend way more time riding a desk now that I'd like.  And I could always use a little more storage space for my stuff. Thus, the idea for the bat-shelf was born. Resources & Mate...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:46:15 PDT
cedar shelving
cedar shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> JosephAllenByrd Today we're going to be going over how easy it is to make some small shelving out of rescued (free) cedar siding. Good for spice racks, knick knacks, bathrooms, or by a front door. Materials You will need: -Some wood (using cedar siding)-Screws/nails (using sheetrock screws)-abrasive material (sa...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Floating Cat Shelves
Floating Cat Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> vreinkymov My wife wanted floating cat shelves. We checked at retail stores, but such shelves were too small. The biggest entry level shelves would barely fit a kitten's bottom and were $30. We had a shoe rack made out of spare plywood that we were going to donate, so I turned the materials into a floating cat...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:47:38 PDT
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> fluzwup This tutorial demonstrates how to make a book safe that is custom fitted to the contents, and is lined with fabric to provide a soft, attractive interior.  The exterior, or course, is intended to look like a book when sitting on the shelf, to provide some degree of security through obscurity.  This ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
12 Piece Entertainment Center
12 Piece Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike V 12 Piece Entertainment Center Designed and Built by: Mike V. The 12 piece entertainment center can keep things organized and out of the way while still easily accessible. It takes a bit of an investment of both time and money but serves a great purpose. A few of the shelves can be removed giving yo...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:14:48 PST
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> katekat You need a bookshelf with mixed wood and harmonic light design? This bookshelf has no visible screws and you can staple or organize books as you like, because of different shelves. It is light and beautiful. The hard part is the construction afterwards you will need one day work. This bookshelf c...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:21:37 PST
Simple and Cheap Locker Shelf
Simple and Cheap Locker Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chimera Dragonfang My locker at the local hackerspace was a mess. I made a shelf to fix that. It cost me nothing but 10-15 minutes of my time. Here's what I did. Time: Barely any Skill: Not much Cost: None Materials Required Corrugated cardboard; the thicker the better Knife Optional, But Will Make Thin...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:58:30 PST
Framed picture that turns into a shelf
Framed picture that turns into a shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan271828 It's a picture when you want it, a shelf when you need it. I've got a projector that's pretty bad-ass, but it's a drag to have the projector and accompanying computer hogging space in the living room when there are people over. Moreover, it's a pain to set up a table or stand or something when ...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:24:53 PST
Rustic Shelf
Rustic Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dqgates After jointing tech shop you will be required to take a safety class to use the basic woodworking equipment.  During the class we created the components to make a shelf.  However at the end of the class we were just left with 4 simple plain looking pieces of wood.  This instructable will teach you h...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 10:19:05 PST
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> naopak_lik This is floating shelf with reading lights, power sockets and glass holders. Upper shelf Shelf console Lower shelf
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 02:23:09 PST
DIY Cardboard Shelves
DIY Cardboard Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> CommanderCookie Materials You'll needCardboardDucttape And scissors Cut The Cardboard Cut the cardboard into the shelf size you would like to make. Make at least 3 layers Tape Em Tape them together. Wall Tape it to the wall Done! Done!
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:05:32 PST
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair - More DIY How To Projects]]> SPECTREcat Every super villains evil lair need a secret entrance. That was the motivation for this project. The design and construction was based on my own design. It wanted the doors to be fully functioning bookcases with a unique opening mechanism. They hinge inward and then slide outward. This way they d...

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:28:25 PST
Coat rack with shelf
Coat rack with shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jbedgood This is my first project on here. I seen a picture of a of a coat rack with a shelf above it and decided I wanted to make one. I made this out of mixed soft wood lumber 1) 1x8x8' 1) 1x6x8' 1) 1x4x8' Tools I used Chop saw Scroll saw Orbital sander 18ga nail gun square clamps sandpaper wood glue scr...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:18:21 PST
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu Ever since I first laid eyes on a piece of chunky IKEA furniture, I've wanted to turn its hollow innards into a super secret hiding spot. I first tried (and failed) to make a trap door in the top and then leg of a Lack Side Table, but it is virtually impossible to make a clean cut without irreparabl...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 PST
Copper Flower Shelf NelsonStudios A request build that was supposed to incorporate recycled objects with a Western feel.  I think we go close even if it isn't my first styling choice.
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:57:36 PST
Workbench under-shelf jar storage
Workbench under-shelf jar storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> brokenfan I was tired of having a pile of screw and nail boxes, and had more than a few collections of nuts, washers, and other bits of hardware and odds 'n ends around my work area that needed a home, so I collected a few jars and made this under-shelf storage system. My father told me about this system a w...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:49:06 PST
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers
Speaker cabinet and art shelf from old car speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> hamsammy Update: Better final pictures After doing a complete sound system overhaul on my friend's Subaru Imprezza I found myself very impressed with the build quality of the factory speakers.  Separate tweeters, woven cone, decent sized magnet, solid basket structure..  I felt like it would be a waste to t...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 19:59:13 PST
workshop secret door
workshop secret door - More DIY How To Projects]]> blogsdo     Regular doors are boring. This is a pocket door based off of barn door hardware. Due to the capacity of the hardware, its possible to build shelves into the design. There are some awesome hidden doors that when trimmed out are impossible to detect.... this isn't one of them. It's in a workshop i...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 19:17:49 PST
Bathroom Organizer
Bathroom Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> taylorfain2009 Materials neededBasic hand tools1 sheet of 5/8 plywoodStaple gunPin nailerGlueTable sawCircular/miter saw either worksSander Stain of choice Getting Started Start by ripping off 9 inches off your plywood with your table saw. Make sure you have a good support set up so your wood doesn't fall or se...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 20:36:29 PST
Toilet Shelf
Toilet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> sebastian22 We recently moved to an older style house with a pedestal bathroom sink and zero counter space. We didnt care for any over toilet shelving units we saw anywhere so my wife requested I make her a small table/shelf. I took some quick measurements and headed down to my local hardware store. Picked up a...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 19:01:25 PST
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap
DIY Antique Whitewashed Shoe-rack from Old IKEA Parts & Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> E_Bloomquist So I have the problem many of us are faced with, especially in a city where space is tight. Too many shoes and not enough storage. o_0 So I decided to build a shoe-rack and had the idea to use some parts from an IKEA MIKAEL desk hutch that was no longer being used and some scraps of wood I got from ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:56:46 PST
Bike Hanger Shelf terielise This shelf was made from plywood. The design was based on this one... 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
Invisible wall-mounted bookshelf
Invisible wall-mounted bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> beatnikchick This method for creating invisible, wall-mounted bookshelves DOES NOT require damaging a book as part of the construction process. You can use any variation on the materials I have listed. The key is to use what you have around the house, if at all possible, and keep it cheap. Remember, it doesn't m...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 15:50:50 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger
Magnetic Tool Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos In most workshops space is limited. So you need to find a way to utilize every bit of space that you can. One area that is often overlooked is the space underneath shelves and cabinets. But this can be a great place to store small tools. All you need is a magnetic strip that is mounted to the bo...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elliot Lord I had lots of unused shelves and cut-off pieces from others and I decided to make a contained shelf unit with them. I wanted it to design itself, meaning the pieces would stay the same length as far as possible so that it would have to fit together in whatever way it could. First I had to measure th...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:49:13 PDT
100 yen racks, multipurposed bluescrubby This is a pop-up shelf available in 100-yen stores in Japan.  I'm sure there are equivalents in stores around the world.  I have a couple in place in their intended configuration, but most of mine are upside-down... --used in a closet space to mount all internet hardware out of the way. The wall si...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:21:26 PDT
Simple Shelf
Simple Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> cflores4943 Hello all, in this instructable you will learn how to make a simple shelf. It easy to make using scrap wood. Wood Parts With the wood I use i made a 2 foot long square base. With a foot and a half long supporting unit. Also including two small triangles from a 6x6" wood. wood glue was also used....
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:06:21 PDT
Bmx/cycle Shelf
Bmx/cycle Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> carlos91 Bmx frame shelf What You Need 1/2" plyDrillWood gluePin nailsHammer Wall plugs ScrewsUndercoat/gloss paintSander Cutting The Ply First off all you need to measure the length of the down tube on the frame and along the top of the frame, then you need to work out the angle of the frame so that y...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:06:29 PDT
Cardboard tube shelf
Cardboard tube shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> GEEK design Here's one of the very simple projects anyone can do with really little tools and materials. Although many of you will think this tube shape is not really practical to be a shelf, and  you wont be wrong, it's very eye catching and most certainly wont go unnoticed. It's kind of "anti-shelf" which is ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 13:33:24 PDT