Instructables: exploring - bookshelves - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:53:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SMALL.jpg alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Industrial Pipe Bookshelf and Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Pipe-Bookshelf-and-Shoe-Rack/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:10:57 PST
Bookcase Secret Entrance http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Secret-Entrance/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 18:11:57 PDT
Secret DVD/Bookcase Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-DVDBookcase-Door/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:23:47 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Hanging-Shelf-System/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 PDT
Under Stairs Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Shelves/
Under Stairs Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/057K/HQS4YGTS/FII057KHQS4YGTS.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD I am entering this Instructable into the Organization Contest.  Please vote.  If not for this Instructable, then another entry.  Thanks Wasted Space Somewhere in your house, shed, barn, garage, or whatever, you may have wasted space under your stairs!  Spiders are the only occupants taking advant...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:57:23 PST
The Floating Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Floating-Shelves/
The Floating Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/HFCL/HQJZPLLF/FYBHFCLHQJZPLLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/HFCL/HQJZPLLF/FYBHFCLHQJZPLLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/HFCL/HQJZPLLF/FYBHFCLHQJZPLLF.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I don't know about you, but I have some stuff ... and some of that stuff looks pretty nifty on a shelf. If you saw "The Faux Metal Desk," you know my hatred for MDF, but you also know I had some left over and planned to use it specifically for shelves. I wanted the shelves to be substantial ... not...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:27:14 PST
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-size-Grand-Piano-Bookshelf/
Desk-size Grand Piano Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/395Q/HPRIBPBG/FHI395QHPRIBPBG.SMALL.jpg jointerjon Have you ever wanted to get that music lover in your house a gift they will remember without paying between $15,000 to $150,000 for a concert grand piano? Well here is your chance! I wanted to build a bookshelf that would sit snuggly on a desk and look nice enough that you would not get tired of sta...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:12:13 PST
A shelf unit made from leftover pieces of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-shelf-unit-made-from-leftover-pieces-of-wood/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:30:18 PDT
Three-Plate Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Plate-Shelves/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 10:12:58 PDT
DIY Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/ZUI2/HHS9V34N/FFMZUI2HHS9V34N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/ZUI2/HHS9V34N/FFMZUI2HHS9V34N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/ZUI2/HHS9V34N/FFMZUI2HHS9V34N.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Check out these awesome, unique, DIY bookshelves, and maybe even build your own. Organize and showcase your book collection, whether you have a few favorites or an entire library. null Turn an old wooden ladder into a stylish bookshelf! null You can build this designer-inspired bookshelf for ...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:15:19 PDT
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Table-Top-Book-Rack/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:31:15 PDT
Cheap Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Storage-Shelves/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:44:43 PDT
Make a "Book" Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Book-shelf/
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Sat, 25 May 2013 08:27:54 PDT
Boards & Baling Twine: A Rafter Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Boards-Baling-Twine-A-Rafter-Bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SMALL.jpg gwylan Just after I finished building my small (~200 square feet) house (if any such project can ever be said to be done) I found myself in dire need of more bookshelves. I’d built one in next to my desk, and had one short stretch of wall where I could position a freestanding set of shelves, but that was i...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:08:38 PDT
Hold CDs with a Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Hold-CDs-with-a-Book/
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Tue, 14 May 2013 19:08:49 PDT
Tetris shaped board game closet http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-shaped-board-game-closet/
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:39:42 PDT
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-vintage-barnboard-railroad-spike-coak-ra/
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SMALL.gif damianzuch I saw one of these that someone had made and really liked the idea, so I decided to try it myself (and I added about six more feet to the length). There's all sorts of safety hazards with this Instructable so please be careful if you decide to make one. Also, I'm pretty sure you're not allowed to wa...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:25:42 PDT
Build a bookshelf from an old server rack and scrap lumber. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-bookshelf-from-an-old-server-rack-and-scra/
Build a bookshelf from an old server rack and scrap lumber. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/BHZQ/HF23RDC5/FMHBHZQHF23RDC5.SMALL.jpg GeekTinker Arch Reactor, the local Hackerspace in St. Louis, Missouri needed a better bookshelf than the one we were using.  It needed to be sturdy enough to hold books and large enough to hold all of our books, magazines, and games.   (This bookshelf is very sturdy and isn't going anywhere soon, so Please vo...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 06:53:00 PDT
Building a Piano Bookcase for free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Piano-Bookcase-for-free/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:52:55 PDT
Ladder Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 21:25:20 PST
Modular bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-bookshelf-1/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 08:41:17 PST
Inverted Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-Bookshelf/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2008 11:34:51 PDT
Bookshelf (Design by Strooom) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-Design-by-Strooom/
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 05:18:00 PST
Adjustable bookshelf for angled walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-bookshelf-for-angled-walls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SMALL.jpg simonvp Since angled walls/roofs are hard to make shelving systems for, I have made a bookshelf to utilize this mostly lost space. You can adjust the bookshelf to every angle, by adapting the bolts en setting the angle right.  If you want to, you can also put it on a regular wall, wherever you want, or on a...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:35:29 PDT
How to make a bookshelf mountain! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bookshelf-mountain/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
Corner Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Shelves/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
Contemporary Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Contemporary-Bookshelf/
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 19:59:01 PDT
Modular Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Bookshelf/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:17:59 PDT
Book Shelf with inbuilt Book end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Shelf-with-inbuilt-Book-end/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 13:57:11 PDT
Spirit level bookstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Spirit-level-bookstand/
Spirit level bookstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/YZPS/H5IRW0PY/F6TYZPSH5IRW0PY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/YZPS/H5IRW0PY/F6TYZPSH5IRW0PY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/YZPS/H5IRW0PY/F6TYZPSH5IRW0PY.SMALL.jpg makendo This bookstand holds seven books at the same height, embedded in a block of Western red cedar that was recycled from an old mantlepiece. It was inspired by Mike&Maaike's brilliant JUXTAPOSED: Religion bookshelf, which sold for $2500 in a limited edition of 50. I don't have $2500 to spare even if the...
By: makendo

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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:57:37 PDT
Medieval Book Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Book-Turntable/
Medieval Book Turntable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/P3CZ/H4AGIC0Q/FTBP3CZH4AGIC0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/P3CZ/H4AGIC0Q/FTBP3CZH4AGIC0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/P3CZ/H4AGIC0Q/FTBP3CZH4AGIC0Q.SMALL.jpg Isshinryu      This Instructable will show how to build a 15th century book turntable. They were used in study and translation, such as comparing multiple translations of the bible at once. This one has the added features of having a book light and including storage space (a shelf beneath and a compartment in...
By: Isshinryu

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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 14:03:13 PDT
Modern Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bookshelf/
Modern Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DTKV/H3NKZKX9/F7ZDTKVH3NKZKX9.SMALL.jpg A.J.B. I was looking for a funky but sleek modern bookshelf to hold all of my girlfriend's trinkets and curios, and found some that I liked, but unfortunately, they were all WAY overpriced, and most were made of MDF and/or other junk. I refuse to pay hundreds of dollars for particleboard furniture, no matt...
By: A.J.B.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:43:22 PDT
Make an old bookshelf gallery worthy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-old-bookshelf-gallery-worthy/
Make an old bookshelf gallery worthy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5SY6/FS8RCBVF/FHC5SY6FS8RCBVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5SY6/FS8RCBVF/FHC5SY6FS8RCBVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/5SY6/FS8RCBVF/FHC5SY6FS8RCBVF.SMALL.jpg BethanyAnna Have an old particle board book shelf that you just want to throw away? DON'T! Take that old boring bookshelf and make it into a piece of furniture to be proud of! Step 1: Choose your piece to renovate! Select a piece that is simple and without any decorative parts already. The simpler the p...
By: BethanyAnna

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Sat, 14 Mar 2009 22:39:36 PDT
Inexpensive Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Book-Shelf/
Inexpensive Book Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HV07/H337JZKR/FD6HV07H337JZKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HV07/H337JZKR/FD6HV07H337JZKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/HV07/H337JZKR/FD6HV07H337JZKR.SMALL.jpg wreckedangle This is my first instructable. Let me start out by saying that the design and finish to this shelf was thought out by myself for a few particular reasons. 1. I do not have an indoor shop or any type of work area, so this was all created on my deck. 2. I built this shelf using as few tools as I coul...
By: wreckedangle

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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 00:01:34 PDT
Simple Bookshelf from TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bookshelf-from-TechShop/
Simple Bookshelf from TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/SHKY/H337KTVQ/FRYSHKYH337KTVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/SHKY/H337KTVQ/FRYSHKYH337KTVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/SHKY/H337KTVQ/FRYSHKYH337KTVQ.SMALL.jpg techshop_android Purpose: Create a quick and cheap bookshelf in a weekend! Tools: CNC router, table router, orbital sander, drill Materials: Single sheet of plywood, six 1/2” screws, wood stain, paint, eye dropper, wood glue Custom Design Just because a project is quick and cheap doesn't mean it needs to be blan...
By: techshop_android

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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 19:42:05 PDT
Glass and Oak Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-and-Oak-Bookshelf/
Glass and Oak Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/AATZ/H2ULR557/FWKAATZH2ULR557.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/AATZ/H2ULR557/FWKAATZH2ULR557.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/AATZ/H2ULR557/FWKAATZH2ULR557.SMALL.jpg ChromationSystems Two octagon posts support 3 levels of glass shelves, custom oak shelf brackets, routered oak base and custom feet/supports. The two octagon posts were scavenged, I believe they were for a bed. The top and bottom is oak the but the sides is thick MDF with an oak veneer. The shelf brackets and the f...
By: ChromationSystems

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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:07:34 PDT
Secret Book Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Book-Hole/
Secret Book Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/F5QL/H2MYIVCK/FZ1F5QLH2MYIVCK.SMALL.jpg guythebuilder Materials: Thick Book Glue Aluminum Foil Exacto Knife Finding the Right Book Your book Should be Between 1 and 2 inches with a hard cover. Preparation for Glueing Take a piece of Aluminum foil and place about 15 pages in from the cover. Then fold ends over the cover. Repeat process for the ba...
By: guythebuilder

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Mon, 28 May 2012 14:53:15 PDT
Pop Culture Magazine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-Culture-Magazine-Rack/
Pop Culture Magazine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/HOAE/H231Z98P/F5EHOAEH231Z98P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/HOAE/H231Z98P/F5EHOAEH231Z98P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/HOAE/H231Z98P/F5EHOAEH231Z98P.SMALL.jpg mgawlik Make a Magazine Rack out of a medium size cardboard shipping box and newspaper comics and movie advertisements.   Materials Find  a medium to small size cardboard box (preferably 11 x 8)  that will hold up two 25 magazines.  Also you will need scissors and old newspapers or wrapping paper.  Cu...
By: mgawlik

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Sun, 13 May 2012 16:40:53 PDT
The Milk Crate Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Milk-Crate-Makeshift-Bookshelf/
The Milk Crate Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z33P/H1ZG70WM/F9GZ33PH1ZG70WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z33P/H1ZG70WM/F9GZ33PH1ZG70WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z33P/H1ZG70WM/F9GZ33PH1ZG70WM.SMALL.jpg RMandell An affordable way to store, move, and display your favorite books. Step 1: Acquire Milk Crates Locate your favorite grocery store and find some discarded milk crates.  These will usually be hidden near the rest of the waste, in the back of the dairy section, or tucked away into crevices throughou...
By: RMandell

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Sun, 13 May 2012 16:14:34 PDT
Storage Mania http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Mania/
Storage Mania - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/OSXT/H1EMI80W/FXVOSXTH1EMI80W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/OSXT/H1EMI80W/FXVOSXTH1EMI80W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/OSXT/H1EMI80W/FXVOSXTH1EMI80W.SMALL.jpg ling.wang Stacking vertically is functional and works well, but the ability to stack diagonally adds a whole new dimensions of use. In addition, paper screens (readily available at Home Depot) are not only aesthetically pleasing but allow endless possibilities for creativity.  Anything you can do on paper yo...
By: ling.wang

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Thu, 10 May 2012 18:23:41 PDT
Rocket Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Bookshelf/
Rocket Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/W5V0/H1YOKNY9/FDOW5V0H1YOKNY9.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu An easy way to make a cool Rocket bookshelf using 123D Make and TechShop!. This tutorial only covers the creation of the file, not the actual how to cut out the Rocket. If you have access to a shopbot it couldnt be an easier task. Click here to find a ShopBot near you. 123d Make 123d Make is a fr...
By: JesseHarringtonAu

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Thu, 10 May 2012 18:34:29 PDT
Modular Wooden Storage Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Wooden-Storage-Unit/
Modular Wooden Storage Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/YR68/H0OJ6838/FLDYR68H0OJ6838.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/YR68/H0OJ6838/FLDYR68H0OJ6838.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/YR68/H0OJ6838/FLDYR68H0OJ6838.SMALL.jpg Wholemealhobo This is the step by step guide on how to make my wooden storage unit design that I have created. The four boxes are made out of 6mm thick birched faced plywood. It is essentially four wooden boxes with a rigid polystyrene base, which can be attached together in any combination you can think of.   ...
By: Wholemealhobo

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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 09:51:23 PDT
Invisible 'floating' bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-floating-bookshelf/
Invisible 'floating' bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/11RW/GZPBLRPP/FFI11RWGZPBLRPP.SMALL.jpg tobychan After seeing some of the cool invisible bookshelves that people had put on here, I finally got round to doing my own. Here are the results! First of all, in a room where space is already at a premium, the logical step is to build up rather than out and make use of space that is otherwise wasted....
By: tobychan

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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 04:58:19 PDT
Paracord Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Shelves/
Paracord Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/VIS6/GZ6I5HIX/FLQVIS6GZ6I5HIX.SMALL.jpg dandroid20xx Problem: Tiny room with too many books, comics, cameras and other assorted miscellany. I like the idea of building my own furniture but as a Systems Engineer by trade I am far more at home with Matlab than a tenon saw (what is a tenon saw). I also have no technical knowledge of wood and related para...
By: dandroid20xx

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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:48:00 PST
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Moving-Book-Shelves/
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/QHUS/GZ38JBVX/FV4QHUSGZ38JBVX.SMALL.jpg kickice82003 A dynamic moving / adjustable set of shelves that can be repositioned at will and respond to differences in weight, or the amount of books held on each shelf.  While this project is specific to my house, it can easily be adapted to meet the specific conditions of your house or apartment, provided y...
By: kickice82003

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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:55:16 PST
The Mysterious Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mysterious-Bookcase/
The Mysterious Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/0EZJ/GYN8NNGN/FB10EZJGYN8NNGN.SMALL.jpg Stryker All my brother wanted for Christmas was a secret door. Since every self respecting man should have one.  I began by taking some measurements, doing some internet research and this is what I came up with.  The hard part was that he lives an hour away from me. So I had to build a mock door frame, tran...
By: Stryker

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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:08:48 PST
Corner Hammock Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Hammock-Shelf/
Corner Hammock Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7RFI/GM552CBV/F1R7RFIGM552CBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7RFI/GM552CBV/F1R7RFIGM552CBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/7RFI/GM552CBV/F1R7RFIGM552CBV.SMALL.jpg okurt Let's make a shelf with chain, It seems like a hammock but its function is not to lie on it :) You can store up your books or another small things. At the same time, it can be a cute furnishing to decorate corners in your room. There are always a lot of books in our homes especially, frequently used...
By: okurt

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Tue, 5 Apr 2011 17:53:38 PDT
How to Make Suspended Shelves with Steel Cable and Turnbuckles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Suspended-Shelves-with-Steel-Cable-and/
How to Make Suspended Shelves with Steel Cable and Turnbuckles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/BER8/GXGHSY8G/FTDBER8GXGHSY8G.SMALL.jpg timpaslay I had the idea for these shelves rolling around in my head for a while.  My wife asked me to build some storage in our living room and I told her about my idea.  She wasn't jazzed about it, because she said she was having a tough time envisioning it.   I told her to trust me and built them anyway.  ...
By: timpaslay

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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:07:28 PST
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! http://www.instructables.com/id/BookCASE-Travel-bookcase-in-a-suitcase/
BookCASE: Travel bookcase in a suitcase! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/76LB/GXEI6EGP/FY776LBGXEI6EGP.SMALL.jpg moseph This Instructable will explain how I made a travel bookcase that folds up into a suitcase. Construction is pretty basic--you fit wooden shelves into an old wood-sided suitcase. Below you can read a bit more about my inspiration for the project, but if you'd rather just get crackin' skip to the first...
By: moseph

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Sat, 14 Jan 2012 13:32:32 PST