Instructables: exploring - workshop - storage - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:03:40 PST BLOX v1.01 The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
Storage bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-bed-2/
Storage bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SMALL.jpg lyraleperformer this is a bed I made recently to try to maximize the space in my tiny apartment bedroom. Instead of making a wardrobe or buying a similar storage bed at Ikea (that I know will fall apart relatively quickly and would cost me more) I decided to make one. Now most of these instructions aren't going to ...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:56:09 PST
$14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door http://www.instructables.com/id/14-Secret-Crawlspace-Access-Door/
$14 Secret Crawlspace Access Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/A1TC/I5GNDFBW/FNRA1TCI5GNDFBW.SMALL.jpg Ilovelamp This is a hidden crawlspace access door that I built into my bedroom closet floor. It allows my crawlspace to now serve as a storm shelter, a safe room(a place for my family to hide in case of an intruder), and a storage area. I built it 2-3 years ago and it has been opened and closed 100's of tim...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:29:15 PST
Closet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Shelf/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:48:08 PST
Scaffold Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Scaffold-Storage-System/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:14:14 PST
The Pallet Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pallet-Wine-Rack/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:59:40 PST
The Ultimate Headboard (secret compartments & more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Headboard/
The Ultimate Headboard (secret compartments & more!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/QYS9/I48CQL7B/F9VQYS9I48CQL7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/QYS9/I48CQL7B/F9VQYS9I48CQL7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/QYS9/I48CQL7B/F9VQYS9I48CQL7B.SMALL.jpg seamster This headboard was made for my wife as a Christmas gift. We had wanted a nice headboard for years, and this design incorporates several ideas we thought would be really cool to have. The headboard is basically a narrow cabinet with wooden front panels, with the following features: The two side panel...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:13:19 PST
Small Parts Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Parts-Cabinet/
Small Parts Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/BT6Z/I48H8GSD/FVEBT6ZI48H8GSD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/BT6Z/I48H8GSD/FVEBT6ZI48H8GSD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/BT6Z/I48H8GSD/FVEBT6ZI48H8GSD.SMALL.jpg 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
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Pipe-Shelves/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 PST
Zero-Cost Sophisticated Drill Bit Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Cost-Sophisticated-Drill-Bit-Storage/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:07:39 PST
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Rack-for-5-Bikes-Fast-and-Low-Cost-Build/
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SMALL.jpg ihart I was looking for a solution to store the bicycles that were building up in our garage. They were laying everywhere and due to my "garbage collecting" habit, we had a lot of them. I wanted something that could: Store 5 bikes. Be easily accessible for the kids without any lifting Be foldable ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:20:10 PST
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Easy-Steel-Rod-Shelf/
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/SG2K/I36LFS30/FT3SG2KI36LFS30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/SG2K/I36LFS30/FT3SG2KI36LFS30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/SG2K/I36LFS30/FT3SG2KI36LFS30.SMALL.jpg 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
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bed-Reclaiming-the-unused-space-Captains-B/
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/7EQ2/I2KS905L/F6X7EQ2I2KS905L.SMALL.jpg adam16660 Have you ever thought of your bed as wasted space? Or been frustrated by the junk(or "stuff" as some call it) that always gets shoved under the bed and forgotten about. I realized the solution to both of these problems is to own a storage bed. It allows you to use the space more efficiently and ke...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 PST
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Style-DIY-Organization-Board/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Wooden DIY Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-DIY-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 19:21:12 PST
Wood Shop Scrap Bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shop-Scrap-Bins/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 16:08:25 PST
Garage Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Storage/
Garage Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/JFFJ/I1TPZX1R/FGJJFFJI1TPZX1R.SMALL.jpg carsoncatch2 I finally got tired of paying for a storage unit and having a disorganized garage so I decided it was time to build some shelving. I had considered buying some of the heavy duty shelves from Costco, $150ish; But I didn't think that one rack would be enough and I didn't feel like spending nearly $300...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:03:03 PDT
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sliding-Vehicle-Lock-Box/
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SMALL.jpg matta26 Do you ever find yourself needing to leave valuables in your vehicle and not trust your glove box? I face this issue on an almost daily basis. Whether it be a trip to the golf course and wanting to leave my wedding ring and watch locked safely in my vehicle or the semi infrequent trips to the gym. ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:35 PDT
Under Stairs Pull Out Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Pull-Out-Storage/
Under Stairs Pull Out Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/X0DU/I169KG04/FFMX0DUI169KG04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/X0DU/I169KG04/FFMX0DUI169KG04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/X0DU/I169KG04/FFMX0DUI169KG04.SMALL.jpg shazni Once upon a time there was this space under the stairs, and most often then not, it's Always stuffed with things! Especially when we had sudden guests and needed to quickly clean up the clutter of toys and what not! Still if your eye happens to go near the stairs it's obvious what has been done :-P....
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:19:57 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SMALL.jpg marcjoli This instructable will show how to build a cheap and simple garage storage and workbench out of plywood that will allow you to store all of your tools or gear safely while doubling as a great work bench surface.This is my first instructable so please be nice but also leave comments to tell me what y...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
Trailer Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR The reason for this instructable is one which happens to us all - A little bit of age.We have a trailer which we use for camping, but having no way to get it into the garden for storage is kept in the front between the Bay Window and the front wall (see the initial pictures). When we want to use it ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
Workbench with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-with-Storage/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:47:57 PDT
The Drill Bit Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drill-Bit-Rack/
The Drill Bit Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Drill Bits ... you know I love them ... especially Forstner bits. What I don't love is sorting through a pile of bits to find the one I need/want/desire.Do you have one of these tray things on your drill press? If so, what is in it? Mine is pretty useless as a beer ... I mean cup holder. I'd say...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:16:42 PDT
The Chisel Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chisel-Storage-Rack/
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Nothing says "class" like hand tools ... unless we're talking about my sweet tuxedo T-shirt worn in the workshop, but that is reserved for special projects.I decided it was time to step it up a bit and get fancy with some wood chisels. They aren't top of the line ... they probably aren't even middl...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:57 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I 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
Storage bin rack from recycled plastic coffee containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-bin-rack-from-recycled-plastic-coffee-cont/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:56:05 PDT
The P.A.L.L.E.T. (Pallet And Loose Lumber Enclosure Tower) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-PALLET-Pallet-And-Loose-Lumber-Enclosure-Tower/
The P.A.L.L.E.T. (Pallet And Loose Lumber Enclosure Tower) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/EQ1K/HVRYTHJO/F0AEQ1KHVRYTHJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/EQ1K/HVRYTHJO/F0AEQ1KHVRYTHJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/EQ1K/HVRYTHJO/F0AEQ1KHVRYTHJO.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour After taking apart many wooden pallets I found that I was running out of places to store all of the wood.  I decided to built a simple and fast container for pallet wood, made out of pallet wood. What I came up with was the P.A.L.L.E.T. or the Pallet And Loose Lumber Enclosure Tower. I didn't need ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 21:19:51 PDT
Canvas re-inforced cardboard storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-re-inforced-cardboard-storage-box/
Canvas re-inforced cardboard storage box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/38TW/HVKUHKZG/FOH38TWHVKUHKZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/38TW/HVKUHKZG/FOH38TWHVKUHKZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/38TW/HVKUHKZG/FOH38TWHVKUHKZG.SMALL.jpg clampyclamp This is a cheap, easy to make and attractive solution to storing all the things that (like me) you cannot bring yourself to throw away.I chose a standard sized (33cm x 46cm) cardboard stock box for this project as it allowed me to use all the available space on an over the door shelf. I ended up mak...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 12:36:21 PDT
Wooden Crate with Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Crate-with-Lid/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:14:47 PDT
Building up a flight case http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-up-a-flight-case/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 07:33:07 PDT
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Triptych-A-Portable-Arduino-Workshop/
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SMALL.jpg NEIN trip·tych [trip-tik] noun Fine Arts. a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, or the like. a hinged, three-leaved tablet, written on, in ancient times, with a stylus. In this project, we'll be building the Triptych, a portable Arduino works...
By: NEIN

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:39:44 PDT
Printrbot 3d Printer Classroom Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-3d-Printer-Classroom-Car/
Printrbot 3d Printer Classroom Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/DFMS/HTRVCKKO/FIODFMSHTRVCKKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/DFMS/HTRVCKKO/FIODFMSHTRVCKKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/DFMS/HTRVCKKO/FIODFMSHTRVCKKO.SMALL.jpg Dave A Last year I bought a Printrbot LC on behalve of the school where I teach. After building the kit and a summer-vacation for figuring out, and getting used to, the machine it was time to let the beast out in to the wild. Because it can be quite risky to let my middle school students around something...
By: Dave A

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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:01:35 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 ...
By: vugenti

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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Mattress-Box-Spring-Repurposed-for-Out-of-the-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SMALL.jpg tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
By: tomaschurizoe

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 PDT
Maximize your workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Maximize-your-workbench/
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 17:17:25 PDT
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SMALL.jpg seamster I do a lot of woodworking in my garage, where I also store all of our family bicycles.  Keeping our bikes clean has always been a headache for me, so I decided it was time to come up with a clean place within my garage to keep our bikes where they would be protected from all the saw dust, but still...
By: seamster

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Waste-Simple-Rock-Solid-Workbench/
Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SMALL.jpg skitz First order of business when I moved into my house was to build a work bench.  Okay the wife made me paint first, but the bench was pretty high up there. After I built mine, my family came out to see the house, and my dad was so taken by it he wanted to recreate it in his garage.  I drew up some pl...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 18:57:07 PST
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
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By: NEIN

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Box-4/
Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/SEHN/HRWN738W/FHSSEHNHRWN738W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/SEHN/HRWN738W/FHSSEHNHRWN738W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/SEHN/HRWN738W/FHSSEHNHRWN738W.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: PaleoPunk

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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:38:01 PST
Sugru'd Rotary Tool Burr Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugrud-Rotary-Tool-Burr-Case/
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By: Chimera Dragonfang

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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:34:42 PST
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
How to Build a Plate Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SMALL.jpg This Old House Build a mounted storage shelf to corral your crockery. If you're looking for a way to dramatically boost the charm and functionality of your kitchen, consider adding an open plate rack. It mounts to the wall, leaving counters uncluttered, and gets your dishes out in the open—easy to grab and hard n...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
Simple hardware storage bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-hardware-storage-bins/
Simple hardware storage bins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/QOTA/HR3ELJ1Y/FJ5QOTAHR3ELJ1Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/QOTA/HR3ELJ1Y/FJ5QOTAHR3ELJ1Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/QOTA/HR3ELJ1Y/FJ5QOTAHR3ELJ1Y.SMALL.jpg seamster I made these little storage bins to hold all of my screws and other hardware in my garage. Each box hangs individually on the wall with a french cleat. They can be removed, rearranged, and reorganized with ease.   Stores sell all kinds of plastic bins for this exact purpose, however I wanted to...
By: seamster

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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:31:45 PST
Wooden Storage Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Storage-Box/
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By: SuzukiDHP

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:16:25 PST
Apple Crate Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Crate-Coffee-Table/
Apple Crate Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YRYG/HLOBY7D6/FI2YRYGHLOBY7D6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YRYG/HLOBY7D6/FI2YRYGHLOBY7D6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/YRYG/HLOBY7D6/FI2YRYGHLOBY7D6.SMALL.jpg bwrussell An apple crate coffee table is a quick and easy, you can finish in a day or two tops, project that can add a lot of character to any room as well as being a good way to up-cycle unused crates. Don't worry though, you can buy crates at a lot of different stores if you don't have any laying around. It...
By: bwrussell

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 06:58:22 PST
Upcycled Component Organiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Component-Organiser/
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By: bongodrummer

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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 05:25:37 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
How to Coil Extension Cords with the "Shepherd's Knot" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Coil-an-Extension-Cord-with-the-Shepherds-K/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/3AWF/HM8D89WO/F4Q3AWFHM8D89WO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/3AWF/HM8D89WO/F4Q3AWFHM8D89WO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/3AWF/HM8D89WO/F4Q3AWFHM8D89WO.SMALL.jpg mazzmn This Instructable explains a handy way to store an extension cord. Instead of a tangled mess, or trying to wrap the entire cord around your arm only to have it fall apart, try the Shepherd's Knot, it's quick and easy to do and even quicker to undo. This instructable video was created for the Burnin...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 20:26:56 PDT
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Woodworkers-Toolbox/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
Chisel Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Quiver/
Chisel Quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SMALL.jpg CementTruck Years ago I bought several sets of chisels. Some cheap, others not so much. The more expensive chisels came with protective covers for the blades but they were made of plastic and were small enough that I lost them over time. I had to find a way to keep the chisels together and keep the blades from ...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:32:00 PDT
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-guide-for-installing-a-magnetic-shedworkshop-/
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SMALL.jpg first4magnets Say goodbye to your untidy shed with this is easy to follow guide for installing a magnetic tool organiser kit in your shed, garage or workshop. Turn your shed or workshop nightmare into the perfect workspace with the ideal tool storage option. Never lose another tool again! Get your magnetic...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:57:47 PDT