Instructables: exploring - workshop - storage http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:44:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Small Wasted Space Idea Above Basement Stairs in Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Wasted-Space-Idea-Above-Basement-Stairs-in-Garage/
Small Wasted Space Idea Above Basement Stairs in Garage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ASAI/I5BPRU29/FAGASAII5BPRU29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ASAI/I5BPRU29/FAGASAII5BPRU29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/ASAI/I5BPRU29/FAGASAII5BPRU29.SMALL.jpg kckace I built this because my garage was to short to put shelving in front of where the cars are parked at.Here's how I did it.If you like this idea vote for me in the Small Spaces Contest. Thanks. Storage above basement garage stairs. Wasted Space Made Useful. Start with building the lower shelf. ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:09:37 PST
Garage Wall Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Wall-Unit/
Garage Wall Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/VY25/I5B1S3HP/FOHVY25I5B1S3HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/VY25/I5B1S3HP/FOHVY25I5B1S3HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/VY25/I5B1S3HP/FOHVY25I5B1S3HP.SMALL.jpg tuttlesm I needed a free standing storage unit for my garage, I wanted it to separate the single bay I use for my shop are from the double bay where we park. When designing it, I wanted it to be sturdy, fit a particular area and make the most of 8 foot building materials. I've gotten a lot of ideas from Inst...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:58:52 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
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Wall mounted valet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-valet/
Wall mounted valet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/Q2G0/I50X7DG0/FM0Q2G0I50X7DG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/Q2G0/I50X7DG0/FM0Q2G0I50X7DG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/Q2G0/I50X7DG0/FM0Q2G0I50X7DG0.SMALL.jpg swarnermeister This is my first project on here so bare with me.....I began thinking of a way to hang my work clothes for the week after ironing them at the weekend. I was using a normal clothes hanger off the frame work around my room but it was scratching all the paintwork off. Remembering in years gone by that ...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:19:30 PST
Closet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Shelf/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:48:08 PST
Super Easy Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Coat-Rack/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:29:50 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
Lumber Storage Rack Made from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumber-Storage-Rack-Made-from-Scrap/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:46:54 PST
3-Guitar Rack For Under £10.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Guitar-Rack-For-Under-1000/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 05:08:08 PST
Expanding my kitchen pantry http://www.instructables.com/id/Expanding-my-kitchen-pantry/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:24:11 PST
Simple Wine Rack From Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wine-Rack-From-Pallet-Wood/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 06:58:24 PST
The Ultimate Headboard (secret compartments & more!) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Headboard/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:13:19 PST
How to make a grocery bag holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-grocery-bag-holder/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:46:08 PST
Queen storage bed frame upcycled from pine shelf unit http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycled-pine-shelf-unit-to-queen-bed-frame/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:39:43 PST
Simple Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wooden-Crate/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:46:59 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/
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
Da Magic Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Da-Magic-Box/
Da Magic Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/S2GD/I3PJPHO9/F1YS2GDI3PJPHO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/S2GD/I3PJPHO9/F1YS2GDI3PJPHO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/S2GD/I3PJPHO9/F1YS2GDI3PJPHO9.SMALL.jpg TGrossgold18 How to make a box that could hold anything! Gather Materials Materials:Liquid Cement 8 one and half in. Screws pointed4 half in. Small pointed screws1 can of white spray paint3 cans of black spray paint1 can of chalkboard spray paint2 12in x 21in 3/4 width plywood (the top and bottom)2 12in x 15i...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:10:10 PST
Ikea bookshelf storage box (feat. cat silhouette) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-bookshelf-storage-box-feat-cat-silhouette/
Ikea bookshelf storage box (feat. cat silhouette) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/O1KE/I3H585UW/FQAO1KEI3H585UW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/O1KE/I3H585UW/FQAO1KEI3H585UW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/O1KE/I3H585UW/FQAO1KEI3H585UW.SMALL.jpg B00mrang Like a lot of people out there, we have our share of Billy bookshelves from Ikea. Cheap, sturdy, simple, wildly available. There is just too much value for your dollar not to have a few in your house. The thing is that as we keep filling them, it just doesn't look clean and neat when they are loaded...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:22:43 PST
DIY Simple Jewelry Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Jewelry-Holder/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:42:35 PST
Toy Box and Desk Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Box-and-Desk-Combo/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:45:29 PST
Multi-purpose table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-table/
Multi-purpose table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/MSNZ/I3BHKV6Z/F3OMSNZI3BHKV6Z.SMALL.jpg jdawgbailey001 Hello, my name is Jason. I live at a place called Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch and have been here for nine years. It is a place for children kindergarten to twelfth grade where they stay and get to visit their families at the holidays. We live here and go to school here and everything. I have a job out h...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:28:09 PST
Scaffold Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Scaffold-Storage-System/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:14:14 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/
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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
an old fence made into a simple cedar chest http://www.instructables.com/id/an-old-fence-made-into-a-simple-cedar-chest/
an old fence made into a simple cedar chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/MQ6V/I2KBQ5CI/FGQMQ6VI2KBQ5CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/MQ6V/I2KBQ5CI/FGQMQ6VI2KBQ5CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/MQ6V/I2KBQ5CI/FGQMQ6VI2KBQ5CI.SMALL.jpg timsway my workshop neighbors own a fence company. i get to pick through their scraps and tear-down pile. i'm a lucky man!i made this chest out of nice 1X4" cedar boards that were torn down. the ends were pretty rough but most of the wood was still in good shape. the construction is basic and simple. you do...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 06:47:43 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
Record Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Crate/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 19:39:45 PST
Quick & Easy Hanging Pegboard Pot & Pan Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Easy-Hanging-Pegboard-Pot-Pan-Rack/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 19:28:44 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
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Coroplast-Wall-Storage-for-Tools-and-/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
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
Recycled Coroplast Storage Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Recycled-Coroplast-Storage-Box-for-Fr/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:40:34 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
Storage Bag/ Space Maker for Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bag-Space-Maker-for-Cars/
Storage Bag/ Space Maker for Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/VPL0/I1J5WPDB/FQSVPL0I1J5WPDB.SMALL.jpg kittigadu This is a simple DIY to solve a major problem with most cars of today which is lack of space to put your stuff. Stuff like snacks, phones, water bottles etc etc... And if you have children who occupy the rear, it gets even more difficult to manage the stuff which is generally thrown around the fl...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:59:42 PDT
Under Stairs Pull Out Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Pull-Out-Storage/
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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/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Tweezers holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweezers-holder/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 06:33:22 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Free, strong drawer dividers http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-drawer-dividers/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:24:54 PDT
Cedar Platform Bed. Rebuilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Platform-Bed-TakeTwo/
Cedar Platform Bed. Rebuilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/WX1A/HZTT8NME/FLOWX1AHZTT8NME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/WX1A/HZTT8NME/FLOWX1AHZTT8NME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/WX1A/HZTT8NME/FLOWX1AHZTT8NME.SMALL.jpg jprussack Looking to maximize the space of your apartment?A platform bed is an ideal way to gain storage and create a comfortable space. Create a custom platform bed following the building basics show here for any room! This project can be completed over the weekend using tools and materials that costs less t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:16:11 PDT
Improved Easy Build Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Easy-Build-Workbench/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 11:11:38 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
Mobile Classroom Cubbies http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Classroom-Cubbies/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:15:05 PDT
Rack for Small Storage/Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Rack-for-Small-StorageDisplay/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:36:22 PDT