Instructables: exploring - workshop - storage - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 05:39:34 PST BLOX v1.01 Ikea DJ Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-DJ-Console/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:28:25 PST
How to build a Plywood Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Plywood-Bookcase/
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Mon, 31 May 2010 22:08:43 PDT
Slot Joint Adjustable Bookshelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Slot-Joint-Adjustable-Bookshelves/
Slot Joint Adjustable Bookshelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/C0KN/IGJOYE0I/F97C0KNIGJOYE0I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/C0KN/IGJOYE0I/F97C0KNIGJOYE0I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/C0KN/IGJOYE0I/F97C0KNIGJOYE0I.SMALL.jpg Ypink We love our loft apartment, but it only has one closet. So we have to get creative with clothing and book storage. A large shelf was a good solution for stacking folded clothing and other things. Living in a loft we were able to make a 8ft tall shelf. I found some inspiration from New Zealand design...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 23:53:30 PST
Garage Storage/Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-StorageWork-Bench/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 20:51:10 PDT
Transforming Workbench & Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-Workbench-Storage/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:38:38 PDT
Wall Pocket #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Pocket-2/
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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:23:43 PDT
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
Hoop Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoop-Shelves/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:21:42 PDT
French Cleat Workshop Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Cleat-Workshop-Organization/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:20:28 PDT
Doorknob key rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorknob-key-rack/
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 09:22:45 PDT
A Simple Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Modern-Bench/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:29:12 PDT
Van Turned Dorm Room, Complete With Bed and Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Van-Turned-Dorm-Room/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14:00:53 PDT
How To Make Built-In Bookcases http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Built-In-Bookcases/
How To Make Built-In Bookcases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar To make a built in bookcase and cabinet can be a great addition to any space. It's awesome to build something like this yourself, because it enables you to customize something specifically for your space, and to really utilize every nook and cranny, and height! In this Instructable I'm going to go o...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:06:10 PDT
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Magnetic-Pegboard/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 07:01:01 PDT
Platform/storage bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Platformstorage-bed-frame/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:21:21 PDT
Ikea Rolling Storage Behemoth http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Rolling-Storage-Behemoth/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:17:14 PDT
How To Build a French Cleat Organizing System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-French-Cleat-Organizing-System/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 16:42:33 PDT
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Organizer-Box-for-Storing-Screws/
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Organizing screws and nails (or anything else for that matter!) can be rather frustrating, and I really wanted to get rid of my old plastic cases that were rather impractical and cumbersome. So I decided to build a nice big box, full of cubbie holes, and then to build lots of small boxes to fit insi...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:11:29 PDT
Pallet Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Shed/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:00:32 PDT
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ah-Ha-Take-that-single-bed-box-spring-no-one-wants/
Ah Ha! Take that single bed box spring no one wants, you're useful again. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/XTMZ/IAEJPQJ5/F1QXTMZIAEJPQJ5.SMALL.jpg al3may You know those pesky box springs that you normally inherit from folks when they have a kids twin mattress to get rid of. Well here's something you can do with them, turn them into a pallet wood organizer and even an overhead organizer for other random stuff.I was cleaning out the garage and about to...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 19:28:58 PDT
Wasted Space: High Garage Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Wasted-Space-High-Garage-Storage-Shelves/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:46:25 PDT
Grinder disc storage (20-30) easiest and simplest http://www.instructables.com/id/Grinder-disc-storage-20-30-easiest-and-simplest/
Grinder disc storage (20-30) easiest and simplest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QEOW/IA0WE1BR/FH3QEOWIA0WE1BR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QEOW/IA0WE1BR/FH3QEOWIA0WE1BR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/QEOW/IA0WE1BR/FH3QEOWIA0WE1BR.SMALL.jpg dewanm I will show you how to store 20-30 4' grinder disc most simply and effortlessly MATERIALS Grab an old DVD box Sort out your grinder discs 4' sort out your grinding discs (4' size) in the pic i showed 1 rough sand paper disc , 1 smooth sand paper disc, 1 diamond cutting disc, 1 grinding disc,...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:42:22 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Watchmaker toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Watchmaker-toolbox/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:13 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
EASY STORAGE BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-STORAGE-BOXES/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 05:56:38 PDT
DIY attic storage assistance http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-attic-storage-assistance/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:19:50 PDT
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Cabinet-w-French-Cleat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:48:30 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
Chest Style Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Chest-Style-Bench/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:58:50 PST
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
R Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SMALL.jpg wholman The R Credenza is a compact hutch that takes shape out of a single sheet of plywood, cut by a CNC router. Made of just seven pieces, it snaps together with precise mortise-and-tenon joints and fat yellow ratchet strap. Sliding doors conceal three linear feet of storage, neatly compartmentalized by t...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SMALL.jpg Denver Designer If you are anything like me you are probably short on space with no shortage of ideas for projects you would like to work on. Whether you are still in school (any school will do, middle school, high school, or university) or out in the working world there never seems to be enough space to fit all of...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Walnut-Nightstand/
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/X25I/I63EWEK9/F6WX25II63EWEK9.SMALL.jpg homemademodern This nightstand consists of an outer concrete shell formed with Legos and a wooden drawer that's faced with a piece of live edge walnut. I'm most proud of this project for its aesthetics. I don't use hardwoods often in my projects because it's expensive, but this piece of live edge walnut came from ...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:17:24 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
Closet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Shelf/
Closet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/82KV/I4WYY7QM/FPX82KVI4WYY7QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/82KV/I4WYY7QM/FPX82KVI4WYY7QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/82KV/I4WYY7QM/FPX82KVI4WYY7QM.SMALL.jpg 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
The Pallet Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pallet-Wine-Rack/
The Pallet Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/LYAB/I4O237DA/FDBLYABI4O237DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/LYAB/I4O237DA/FDBLYABI4O237DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/LYAB/I4O237DA/FDBLYABI4O237DA.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I don't like wine, which is most likely due to my unsophisticated palate, and I'm ok with that. I also don't like working with pallets, but I acquire five of them every winter since I burn wood pellets.The Warden likes wine and wants a pallet wine rack ... even without the picture and title above, ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:59:40 PST
Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Shelf/
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/05HB/I4J7EDDU/FQS05HBI4J7EDDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/05HB/I4J7EDDU/FQS05HBI4J7EDDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/05HB/I4J7EDDU/FQS05HBI4J7EDDU.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 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
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Garment-Rack/
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8DY1/HWLD7BQG/FE28DY1HWLD7BQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8DY1/HWLD7BQG/FE28DY1HWLD7BQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/8DY1/HWLD7BQG/FE28DY1HWLD7BQG.SMALL.jpg homemademodern More closet space is always a good thing. Build a home for your clothes out of EMT conduit, pine boards and a 2x8. This is an easy way to organize the things that won’t fit in your closet.Get Complete Step-by-Step Instructions at RYOBI Nation.
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:54:45 PDT
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/
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JL9B/I3VH91YY/F71JL9BI3VH91YY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JL9B/I3VH91YY/F71JL9BI3VH91YY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JL9B/I3VH91YY/F71JL9BI3VH91YY.SMALL.jpg homemademodern There are a lot of ways to use iron plumber's pipe to make shelves. Here's the way that has worked well for me. Pipe shelving systems are not cheap but are a great investment because they can be disassembled and adapted to almost any setting. If you're renting your current home or move often, they'r...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 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
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Lift-top-Pallet-Coffee-Table-with-Landing-Gear/
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/TCWZ/I2KSIPSC/FGOTCWZI2KSIPSC.SMALL.jpg dialmformostyn A coffee table made from upcycled pallet wood and bed slats. The table top lifts to be used as a work surface when seated and also reveals a storage compartment beneath. A pedal-controlled retractable castor wheel system allows the table to be moved smoothly and easily, yet remain stable when in use...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:45 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/
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SMALL.jpg laffinm I recently moved my shop into my basement and while moving all the stuff, I realized that I needed a kind of organization system to hold some of my hand tools. After a bit of thinking, I came up with this solution, which might not be the best, but works fine for me. The board consists mainly of a la...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Work-or-Document-Wall-Holder/
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/W2PK/I283OKYS/FWHW2PKI283OKYS.SMALL.jpg MichaelRHerrera So lets say you have a pile of drawings, papers, posters, maps, or what ever. You know what I'm talking about. Now you could shove them into a tube or leave them in the corner hoping the pixies would magically make them go away, but today you are feeling empowered over your dominion and want to crea...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 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
Seat Belt Buckling Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Seat-Belt-Buckling-Box/
Seat Belt Buckling Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U65P/I1OTW13X/F2OU65PI1OTW13X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U65P/I1OTW13X/F2OU65PI1OTW13X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/U65P/I1OTW13X/F2OU65PI1OTW13X.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I have a pretty small car, because of that I'm really limited on my storage options. But I use my car often, both for work and for fun. Usually I find myself putting whatever is in my hands onto the passenger seat and usually by the time I get where I'm going this stuff finds its way onto the floor,...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:26:42 PDT