Instructables: exploring - bookshelves - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 21:52:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Cheap Modern Comic Book Display Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Cheap-Modern-Comic-Book-Display-Shelf/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 07:16:21 PDT
Shelf Actions Figures Of Donkey Kong And Mario Bros http://www.instructables.com/id/Shelf-Actions-Figures-Of-Donk-Kong-And-Mario-Bros/
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By: Oficina DIY

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Sat, 16 May 2015 04:59:24 PDT
Rain Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Machine/
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By: adarz

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Fri, 15 May 2015 06:56:32 PDT
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Pipe-Bookcase/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:05:42 PDT
Wall-mounted horizontal ladder shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-horizontal-ladder-shelf/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:58:54 PST
Simple Iron & Wood Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Iron-Wood-Shelves/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:56:20 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Pipe-Shelves/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 PST
How to make a BAT-bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-bookshelf/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:27:19 PST
Knick Knack Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Knick-Knack-Shelf/
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By: Robert_winkler

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 PST
Fence Wood Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Fence-Wood-Shadow-Box/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:33:24 PST
Ceiling fan blade book shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-fan-blade-book-shelf/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:22:50 PST
Useful bookholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-bookholder/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
Lighted Pipe-supported Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Pipe-supported-Shelves/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:33:19 PDT
Tree Branch Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Branch-Bookshelf/
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By: CrazyClever

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:14:04 PDT
skateboard shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/skateboard-shelf-1/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Bumper Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumper-Shelf/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:40 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
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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/
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By: CHARLESCRANFORD

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:57:23 PST
The Floating Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Floating-Shelves/
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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/
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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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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 09:49:13 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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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:30:26 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, 23 Apr 2013 12:17:27 PDT
Hold CDs with a Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Hold-CDs-with-a-Book/
Hold CDs with a Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/9KSM/HGPRA2WX/FZI9KSMHGPRA2WX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/9KSM/HGPRA2WX/FZI9KSMHGPRA2WX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/9KSM/HGPRA2WX/FZI9KSMHGPRA2WX.SMALL.jpg leondo I admit. I abuse the CDs in my car. Its not intentional. The CDs indirectly get scratched from the constant centrifugal force I exert when I'm making left and right turns. CD sheering is never pleasant to my ears. Nothing worse than hearing skipped tunes on your way to work. Materials Materials: ...
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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/
Tetris shaped board game closet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/FXCP/HFPTI5K3/FC9FXCPHFPTI5K3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/FXCP/HFPTI5K3/FC9FXCPHFPTI5K3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/FXCP/HFPTI5K3/FC9FXCPHFPTI5K3.SMALL.jpg B00mrang If you are like many board games aficionados, the more board games you get, the more annoying it is to get to the one you actually want. You can see what my board game closet used to look like. Every time I was trying to get to one game, it was a risky business. Trying to have them all sorted corre...
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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/
Building a Piano Bookcase for free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/AX8M/HELX4G13/FYXAX8MHELX4G13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/AX8M/HELX4G13/FYXAX8MHELX4G13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/AX8M/HELX4G13/FYXAX8MHELX4G13.SMALL.jpg monkeywork Ok, I blame this one on my mother. She saw somewhere online this idea of taking an old piano and creating a bookshelf. She sent that idea to my wife, who forwarded the idea onto me. My wife then jumps onto CraigsList to find a free piano. And of course, she finds one. Now, before the Piano Police ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:52:55 PDT
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Curve-Bookshelf/
Double Wall Curved Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/Q3HL/HELXCSPI/FT5Q3HLHELXCSPI.SMALL.jpg danny.carmen The main instructions are in BOLD - for those of you who just like to get a direction and go for it.  For those of you who like a little bit more detail, look to the fine print. Alright, so in this instructable we are going to learn the skills needed to create the bookshelf pictured above.  It is m...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:30:07 PDT
Ladder Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Bookshelf/
Ladder Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/PSYF/HDYZITQI/FTAPSYFHDYZITQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/PSYF/HDYZITQI/FTAPSYFHDYZITQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/PSYF/HDYZITQI/FTAPSYFHDYZITQI.SMALL.jpg action pig I found this amazing, dingy old ladder in the trash around the same time I discovered half-price bookstores.  I can't bring myself to buy those canned pressed-wood department-store bookshelves anymore and I need space for my Lemony Snicket collection.  Hence this project! Materials -ladder -wood fo...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 21:25:20 PST
Modular bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-bookshelf-1/
Modular bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ZQHJ/HDOWAFQO/FC6ZQHJHDOWAFQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ZQHJ/HDOWAFQO/FC6ZQHJHDOWAFQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/ZQHJ/HDOWAFQO/FC6ZQHJHDOWAFQO.SMALL.jpg Luegg I wanted to build a good-looking and practical bookshelf for our new apartement. Since the apartement is on the top floor, the ceiling is angular and the bookshelf had to be fitted to the wall. I decided to design it in a modular way, so it can easily be adapted to different circumstances. It took s...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 08:41:17 PST
Inverted Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-Bookshelf/
Inverted Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1NQ2/FLQAL6CN/F4N1NQ2FLQAL6CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1NQ2/FLQAL6CN/F4N1NQ2FLQAL6CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/1NQ2/FLQAL6CN/F4N1NQ2FLQAL6CN.SMALL.jpg fungus amungus The inverted bookshelf turns a bit of your living room upside down as it hangs all of the books from the bottom instead of supporting them from below. It's a satisfying optical trick and doesn't damage any of the books. In fact, you can take books in and out of it whenever you want. Materials In ...
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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/
Bookshelf (Design by Strooom) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL9I/HCB8R5TG/FQZAL9IHCB8R5TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL9I/HCB8R5TG/FQZAL9IHCB8R5TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/AL9I/HCB8R5TG/FQZAL9IHCB8R5TG.SMALL.jpg strooom Books are heavy, and as a result lots of bookshelves bend. Also, most bookshelves stand on the floor, making them not so stable, dirt collects behind them, and cleaning the floor is difficult. Standing on the floor many books are not at eye-height, which is not ergonomic either. So I decided to des...
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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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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 12:21:37 PST
How to make a bookshelf mountain! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bookshelf-mountain/
How to make a bookshelf mountain! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/DE21/H994XKLH/FCZDE21H994XKLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/DE21/H994XKLH/FCZDE21H994XKLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/DE21/H994XKLH/FCZDE21H994XKLH.SMALL.jpg chiok My girlfriend has a lot of books.  A lot of hardback books.  A mountain of books.  Our apartment has exactly zero shelves.  But there is sixteen feet of clear wall space that a bookcase can go up against and none of the shop bought laminate versions appealed.  So these are my plans to make an appro...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 03:58:08 PST
Corner Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Shelves/
Corner Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/V6OS/H8LVXEFY/F03V6OSH8LVXEFY.SMALL.jpg noahw These shelves are custom designed to be mounted in the corner of a room and hang on two adjacent walls.  The shelves are medium duty, as they are supported by minimal amounts of blind hardware in order to give the appearance of being truly floating cantilevered shelves. The shelves are made of mapl...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:34:20 PST
Contemporary Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Contemporary-Bookshelf/
Contemporary Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/8VOM/H8TTNVJO/FIX8VOMH8TTNVJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/8VOM/H8TTNVJO/FIX8VOMH8TTNVJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/8VOM/H8TTNVJO/FIX8VOMH8TTNVJO.SMALL.jpg wwashington This instructable describes a bookshelf I made one Saturday after taking the Woodshop Basics SBU class at TechShop. It is made entirely of wood. No screws or metal was used in its construction. All of the tools I used are available at TechShop. I made it at TechShop. For more information about Tec...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 19:59:01 PDT
Modular Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Bookshelf/
Modular Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/XGLP/H7996QZH/FKDXGLPH7996QZH.SMALL.jpg williewolf This modular bookcase was designed and constructed by Jens Sehm of As You Like it Fine Furniture and Custom Woodwork in Ashland, Oregon. Jen’s gave me permission to document the construction process. This project is made from solid cherry hardwood.  It is comprised of three individual units that ca...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:17:59 PDT
Modular Wood Crate Playroom Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Wood-Crate-Playroom-Storage/
Modular Wood Crate Playroom Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/Q6X3/H6MEZYF8/FHVQ6X3H6MEZYF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/Q6X3/H6MEZYF8/FHVQ6X3H6MEZYF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/Q6X3/H6MEZYF8/FHVQ6X3H6MEZYF8.SMALL.jpg CDHenson Several years ago my wife and I redecorated our youngest son’s room to look like a barn yard complete with a barn, split rail fence, and mural walls. Last year we moved out youngest son in with his older brother so that they would be able to have a playroom. As anyone can imagine a two year old and ...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 20:25:35 PDT
Book Shelf with inbuilt Book end. http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Shelf-with-inbuilt-Book-end/
Book Shelf with inbuilt Book end. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/ROFF/H67NSL7L/F8ZROFFH67NSL7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/ROFF/H67NSL7L/F8ZROFFH67NSL7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/ROFF/H67NSL7L/F8ZROFFH67NSL7L.SMALL.jpg shazni Sometimes your bookshelf is not very full....and all your books keep tumbling down!.. So I thought to make a book shelf with an inbuilt book end which is removable when your shelf is full! Materials For the book self A=  2    8"x 6" x1/2" thick wood B=  1    8"x 28"x 1/2" thick wood (the length y...
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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...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:57:37 PDT
Featured Author: makendo http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-makendo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LS2B/H4AFSVGZ/FHELS2BH4AFSVGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LS2B/H4AFSVGZ/FHELS2BH4AFSVGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LS2B/H4AFSVGZ/FHELS2BH4AFSVGZ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Scott McIndoe, aka makendo, has an amazing collection of instructables! His tree house, loft beds, Lego building table and Rubix cube drawers have been a huge hit with parents and kids alike. He's also been wildly successful in contests here, and it's easy to see why - his instructables are alwa...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 11:56:34 PDT