Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelf Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:32:20 PST BLOX v1.01 Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Creating the Cardboard Shelf
Creating the Cardboard Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> anastasy The nice thing of a cardboard furniture is that it's robust but lightweight and you can optimal use your space by creating the shelf in a size adapted to the size of your supplies.The second nice afford you can use rubbish for creating new and useful things for almost no coast. Choose a proper C...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:53:19 PST
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo It's been a while, but I'm back with another instructable! This time with a practical wall mounted ladder!I came about this idea after seeing a photo on my Facebook news feed with a small ladder mounted on a wall. I thought to myself, what a cool idea that is...but it needs to be bigger! and now tha...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
Super Easy Tape Rack
Super Easy Tape Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabLeft Quick super easy rack to hold all the various types of tape I use in the workshop.
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:09:31 PST
How to Make a Galileo Thermometer Wall Shelf.
How to Make a Galileo Thermometer Wall Shelf. - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpine522 I bought this old timey Galileo thermometer several years ago at a garage sale and I really like it. I needed a way to safely and nicely display it so I am building a shelf for that purpose. I need a upper piece to hold the top of the long cylinder as to not let it tip over and come crashing down ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:53:48 PST
Closet Shelf
Closet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 This instructable is about how to put shelving into a closet.Before adding shelves here, everything was stacked on the ground which was a terrible waste of space and difficult to keep organized. I've intended on doing this project for some time now, and this weekend the stars aligned, so here you go...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:48:08 PST
upcycled coat rack
upcycled coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> knoone.hear To make this coat rack I used a slat from an old Euro pallet which I had left over from a previous project. Here you can see it put together, I found some old cutlery in a charity shop, with which I bent into a desired shape. Here I am positioning prior to fastening as I still had to stain & varnish...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:53:01 PST
DIY kitchen shelving unit under $150
DIY kitchen shelving unit under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> makeitgr8t This is my second DIY project, I built this shelving unit from scratch using spruce pine from home improvement store.Spruce pine lumbers2"x4" by 12FT x 42"x3" by 8FT x 31"x6" by 12FT x 41"x8" by 12FT x 21"x12" by 6FT x 1Tools:Table saw, drill/driver, jigsaw, clamps Attaching four legs together to...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:52:42 PST
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobwilliams This was a project my wife came across somewhere a while back and cannot find it now. Changed it slightly from the original and didn't see it on here so thought I'd share.Very easy to make and simple materials. Basically some plumping caps, flanges & nipples, and a 2x6x8.With this, we were able to...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:56:20 PST
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf
Pallet Wood Wine Rack and Liquor Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> macgyver603 Pallets are one of my favorite sources for building materials. With a bit of work, you can get some great project wood out of lumber that would otherwise be thrown out. Pallet projects also provide the unique challenge to adapt to the material as you work since no two pallet boards are alike. Accent...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 10:34:34 PST
Super Easy Coat Rack
Super Easy Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> bgrprojects I made this coat rack and glove/hat holder as I was tired of having clothing items all over counter/table/floor or wherever my kids decided to drop them. It's the first project I've designed myself, but it was super easy and a great beginner piece. Measure Measure the area you want to put the co...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:29:50 PST
Lumber Storage Rack Made from Scrap
Lumber Storage Rack Made from Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This is an Instructable for a lumber storage rack made out of various scrap wood that was around the makerspace wood shop. It was getting cluttered with wood piled in the corner and on the floor so I decided to take some inspiration that I saw from these other lumber rack designs and incorporated th...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:46:54 PST
Suspended Shelving
Suspended Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> EmilyL4 My sister has the dumbest basement: exposed pipes running along most of the walls. If no pipes, cinder block walls prevented hanging any organizational elements so I designed a suspended shelf that could be packed up and shipped to the next house.You can spend as much as you want on your materials:...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 07:31:22 PST
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyFixitUpLife Hey guys—let’s talk DIY decor.DIY Decor: Steampunk ShelfWait, what?! Yeah. DIY decor. For guys. That you will like. Theresa and I are experimenting with looks to help make our bathroom remodeling project include design touches we both enjoy. Decor-wise, unless it’s a man-cave, 10-to-1 a master bath ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:55:39 PST
Expanding my kitchen pantry
Expanding my kitchen pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> ivan_stephens My wife and I bought a new house a few years ago. Like so many houses these days, the pantry is just a small closet with shelves that only extend 12 inches from the back wall. I thought about it for a while and came up with a cheap solution that would fit our needs. I did not want to redesign or rip...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:24:11 PST
Heavy Duty Wall Shelf
Heavy Duty Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudemanguy99 This is a great shelf for your shop or garage ect Its kinda built like a prison bunk bed i thinkThe picture is of the bottomDon't ask me why Materials For this project you need three 2 x 6 and three 2 x 4 3: four foot lengths (or at least 3 1/2 ft )6: metal clips3: eye bolts 3:U bolts (1x2 is o...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:40:58 PST
Knick Knack Shelf
Knick Knack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robert_winkler This is a Knick Knack shelf that you can put almost anything that you want on it. Its original purpose is to hang on the wall and put video game cases, and accessories on. Materials needed:2, 6" x 36" x 3/4" pieces of poplar (a type of wood) 1, 2" x 36" x 3/4" piece of poplar Carpenters glue (wood g...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 PST
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet I love working with pallets. The wood is hard to work with, it's hard to get, and it takes way more work to finish. But even with all of that I love them. I don't know if it is the unique way the projects turn out or if it's that you are using wood that would get burned or chipped if you didn't use ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:57:08 PST
Magnetic Key Ring Holder
Magnetic Key Ring Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> bubal How to make a magnetic keyring holder with a piece of wood and five neodymium disc magnets. It is very easy to build and very convenient.
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:37:16 PST
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar To get that industrial vibe in your home would be easy with this DIY steel rod shelf, where you're mostly assembling, not building! Steel rods, end caps and flanges are easy to pick up in the plumbing department of your home improvement store. You can even have the home improvement store cut a piece...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 20:46:26 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar If you want to try you hand at making a lamp this is a really great and simple project that combines a lamp with a piece of furniture. Storage shelves are always in demand and pairing that with a lamp makes a lot of sense. This written tutorial is a companion to the video to make the whole process e...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
Pallet Lumber Sorting Rack
Pallet Lumber Sorting Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> nhampto9 As I mentioned in a previous 'Ible, I have disassembled & recycled over 100 pallets this summer. I have numerous projects completed, but that's a LOT of lumber to use! Needless to say, it was stacking & piling up w no rhyme or reason. This weekend, I got the problem in hand. Design A lot of the l...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:19:26 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider
Compression Shelf Room Divider - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Storing your stuff doesn't have to mean boxing it and putting it out of eyesight. You can balance your storage needs in your place by partitioning your space with a smart storage solution like the compression shelf room divider. Using compression poles as the structure, rustic shelves were added t...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Useful bookholder
Useful bookholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eiqua2808 You don't want that all your books are always lying on the table??? Then you need my bookholder. It's easy and fast to make. I can promise you, you will need it. Size First you have to know how big your bookholder must be. Here is the size which I used.1 plate 34,5 cm , 20 cm ,2 cm1 plate 5 cm , ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
Hidden Compartment Shelf
Hidden Compartment Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> showmewoodworks In this project I make a shelf that has a nice little hidden compartment perfect for hiding valuables from thieves or children!Some mobile applications won't allow the video to be played so here is the link
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:26:15 PST
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN Put some character onto your blank wall by filling up space and displaying your knickknacks! Find Your Materials I used 6 bed slats that I had laying around. Make The Frame By nailing the corners as seen. I used nails from a random box I found in my kitchen shelves. BTW: All the slats are th...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:54:15 PST
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar It doesn't take too much to create your own cool shelves with metal. Copper is inexpensive when used carefully and this easy copper wire shelf uses less than 3 feet of wire and a small oak board.Using copper pipes is really easy, just get yourself a cheap hacksaw or heavy wire cutters to cut the wir...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:57:28 PST
Wooden Candle Holder
Wooden Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> michiel12312377 A couple of days ago, I made a wooden tablet stand and in my opinion, it looks really good! So my mother said: "Why don't you make a candle holder for tea lights based on the same design?". And I thought: "Why not?". What Do You Need? ✤ MATERIALS☞ 3/5" plank✤ TOOLS☞ wood glue☞ jigsaw☞ milling mac...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 13:32:33 PST
Rolling Drawer Desk/Craft Station
Rolling Drawer Desk/Craft Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> ckeirce A wooden rolling cart with 15 sliding drawers, versatile and perfect for home or office! Materials I used Birch 1/2 inch plywood, but you can use pine plywood for a cheaper buy.-3 4'x8' 1/2" plywood sheets-4 swivel casters (I recommend metal, not plastic)-1 box of 1" deck screws-1 box of 1" finis...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:52:26 PDT
Fix Fridge Shelves w/ Sugru
Fix Fridge Shelves w/ Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> AngelaClaraManna Fridge shelves tend to break over time. It can be quite expensive to buy new shelves from the right brand. Sugru is perfect for the job as it is cheaper than buying new shelves. Sugru will withstand very cold degrees, bond to the plastic/glass, and stay flexible which should prevent the shelves from...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:10:58 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This is an Instructable on how to turn a crabby empty space in to a productive shop work area! This workbench will be a central part in the new makerspace in Portland, OR located at 7600 N. Interstate Ave for makers of all types to come and work on projects!Here is a list of the materials, tools, an...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
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...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
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