Instructables: exploring - workshop - storage - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 18:02:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Storage bin rack from recycled plastic coffee containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/59EE/HWRCBUFQ/FEF59EEHWRCBUFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/59EE/HWRCBUFQ/FEF59EEHWRCBUFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/59EE/HWRCBUFQ/FEF59EEHWRCBUFQ.SMALL.jpg therealchrislee I was inspired to build these storage bin racks for three reasons. First, my basement shop is filled with hundreds of small parts of various quantities and types. I build lots of different kinds of things, mostly from found or salvaged items.Second, I noticed that my office was throwing away at leas...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 05:25:37 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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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
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Marker Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marker-Holder/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 07:09:44 PDT
Industrial Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Armoire/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:23:52 PDT
Improve the looks of a storage shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-the-looks-of-a-storage-shed/
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Fri, 3 Sep 2010 12:35:12 PDT
How to build a durable storage shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-durable-storage-shed/
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:32:34 PDT
Industrial Conduit-Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Conduit-Shelving/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 07:02:03 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Storage-Shelves/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 PDT
Building a Complete DIY Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-DIY-Complete-Workshop/
Building a Complete DIY Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SMALL.jpg bizydad Build your own workshop from the ground up! Most of my photos have detailed notes, so check them out. This is the Instructable for my Workshop Video Tour 2013. This Shop was constructed for under $2000 Materials for construction(roughly): 100 2x4x8' 4     2x4x12'   8     2x6x10' 2     2x6x12' 35 ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:00:38 PDT
radioactive chair http://www.instructables.com/id/radioactive-chair/
radioactive chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SMALL.jpg bowlen199 so i was tasked with producing a chair for 7-8 year old children for my coursework, but me being me i wanted to be able to use it too so i decided to make it truly versatile and make a chair that could be used by almost anyone from about the age of 7 upwards. After much research and tedious design,...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 12:53:41 PDT
Build Your Own Storage Shed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Storage-Shed/
Build Your Own Storage Shed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/70K0/GYGGJ4KC/FFR70K0GYGGJ4KC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/70K0/GYGGJ4KC/FFR70K0GYGGJ4KC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/70K0/GYGGJ4KC/FFR70K0GYGGJ4KC.SMALL.jpg NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables!  This is my entry into the Shopbot Contest.  This Instructable will show you the steps to building your own shed.   We decided that our shed would be for storage because we wanted to get some stuff out of the garage so we can use it as a shop.  One of the challenges of building ...
By: NathanaelScheffler

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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:54:49 PST
A well FIGured Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/A-well-FIGured-Bucket/
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 11:04:50 PDT
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Hanging-Garage-Storage-System/
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SMALL.jpg HibbityDibbity I've lived my entire life in the southeastern US, where a garage is not considered a necessity for most homes.  So I'd never lived in a house with a garage until my wife and I bought our current home in 2009.  Now, I love my garage.  I LOVE IT.  My garage and I have a good thing going.  And then, ou...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:55:20 PDT
How to make a stackable wooden storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stackable-wooden-storage-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SMALL.jpg ausable This is a quick slideshow for making a stackable wooden storage box (crate). For the full directions, check out my detailed instructable. Enjoy
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Wed, 11 Feb 2009 22:09:04 PST
Resistor Filing And Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-Filing-And-Storage-System/
Resistor Filing And Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SMALL.jpg Re-design I rebuild/refurbish tube radios and amps and build the occasional DIY project so I'm always needing various resistor values.  I finally got tired of having to go to Radio Shack or place an order online every time I got a new radio.  So, I bought a resistor kit.  I found one on Ebay that included 50 ...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:20:37 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-Cardboard-Duct-Tape-Planter-Box/
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By: CHENG Concrete

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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:06:46 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-5-Gallon-Stool/
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By: CHENG Concrete

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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:41:37 PST
Small Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Storage-Solution/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 20:25:45 PST
Make a Cardboard Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cardboard-Tool-Box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VROH/HCB8SIRL/F3AVROHHCB8SIRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VROH/HCB8SIRL/F3AVROHHCB8SIRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/VROH/HCB8SIRL/F3AVROHHCB8SIRL.SMALL.jpg thecardboardcollective Two years ago I found a beautiful old wooden sheep shearing box at Camberwell Market during a trip to Australia with my family. It was beautifully worn and even had tiny little strands of wool still caught in some of the corners. I quickly filled it up with my favorite sewing tools and supplies,...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:07:01 PST
81 Can FIFO - Bulk Can Dispenser / Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/81-Can-FIFO-Bulk-Can-Dispenser-Organizer/
81 Can FIFO - Bulk Can Dispenser / Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/JNH2/GIYWWN12/FGKJNH2GIYWWN12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/JNH2/GIYWWN12/FGKJNH2GIYWWN12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/JNH2/GIYWWN12/FGKJNH2GIYWWN12.SMALL.jpg dirty_valentine IF YOU LIKE THIS INSTRUCTABLE PLEASE VOTE FOR IT BY CLICKING ON THE VOTE BUTTON ABOVE - THANKS INTRODUCTION It is always a good idea to have bulk food supplies available in case of an emergency. There are a couple challenges to keeping a well stocked emergency food supply. One challenge is how to m...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 18:40:32 PDT
Build a Window Seat with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Window-Seat-with-Storage/
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 06:07:07 PST
Tools Wall mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-Wall-mount/
Tools Wall mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/CQR9/HCB8SQXD/FEMCQR9HCB8SQXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/CQR9/HCB8SQXD/FEMCQR9HCB8SQXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/CQR9/HCB8SQXD/FEMCQR9HCB8SQXD.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone We have a small warehouse ,  all our small projects and repairing takes place over there But the problem is we don't have any organized place to store the tools , they are all over the place, part of them ware mounted on this wall , and the other are somewhere else. I decided to do...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:42:46 PST
Build a heated storage cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-heated-storage-cabinet/
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:52:54 PST
Quick Blade Cover-up http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Blade-Cover-up/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/1HRO/H672WS0M/FO51HROH672WS0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/1HRO/H672WS0M/FO51HROH672WS0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/1HRO/H672WS0M/FO51HROH672WS0M.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman Use a garden hose to cover up your blade. This is an extremely easy way to protect hands and feet.  All you need to do is take an old garden hose, cut it to the length of the blade, slit it down the middle, and cover the blade. And voila, that's it! For more organization ideas check out The Family...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 12:15:41 PST
DIY Wrench Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wrench-Rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/T6B9/H672WS0W/FV7T6B9H672WS0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/T6B9/H672WS0W/FV7T6B9H672WS0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/T6B9/H672WS0W/FV7T6B9H672WS0W.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman A great way to organize your wrenches is to screw a tie or belt rack to the wall. Then all that's needed is to hang the wrenches in order form smallest to largest. Now you can quickly pull them off when needed.  For more organization ideas check out The Family Handyman – Home Organization
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:31:31 PST
Pointy-Tool Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Pointy-Tool-Pincushion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JGFB/H672WRYK/F37JGFBH672WRYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JGFB/H672WRYK/F37JGFBH672WRYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/JGFB/H672WRYK/F37JGFBH672WRYK.SMALL.jpg The Family Handyman Some tools can be very sharp and dangerous if not organized correctly. We're sure you'd rather pull your tool out of a styrofoam board instead of reaching into a dark, cluttered tool drawer and risk puncturing your hands. You can easily make a wall mounted pincushion using Styrofoam and plywood.   ...
By: The Family Handyman

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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 17:45:08 PST