Instructables: exploring - furnishing - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:22:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Modular Milk Crate Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Milk-Crate-Couch/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 23:40:08 PDT
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Chair-for-camping-or-Vinyl-Storage-Upgr/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Japanese Bed Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Japanese-Bed-Style/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:26:17 PDT
Floating bedside table http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-bedside-table/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:13:57 PDT
Minimalist Black Steel Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Black-Steel-Desk/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood + Concrete Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Wood-Concrete-Kitchen-Island/
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood + Concrete Kitchen Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SMALL.jpg homemademodern My business partner at ZeroEnergy Design has an amazing roof deck and enjoys outdoor entertaining. This outdoor kitchen island was designed to be used as a food preparation station next to the grill. Because the island was planned as an outdoor piece, I used cedar lumber and stainless steel screws. ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:01:25 PDT
the stem lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/the-stem-lamp/
the stem lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Being able to cut my own empty beer bottles I wished to build something which takes advantage of that nice warm glass colour. A lamp took shape in my brain... The lampshades To see a simple way to cut a glass bottle you can read my previous instructable here. Actually there are many methods and y...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:01:32 PDT
Night Walker Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Walker-Lamp/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 PDT
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Cart-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:11:30 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
Daydream Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SMALL.jpg wei wei A chair for daydreaming. Structure made of fiberglass, upholstered with Knoll wool felt.  white styrofoam 3'' thickness 9 oz satin weave fiberglass 38'' width (20 yards) 50'' width honeycomb shaped coremat (4 yards) 314 Tap plastics epoxy resin (1 gal) +143 hardner (1/2 gal) Cal-O-Sil glass microbe...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
Suspended Bedside Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Bedside-Table/
Suspended Bedside Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SMALL.jpg mrinaldi1 This is an easy project that addresses a real issue: we bought a great IKEA bed with drawers on the lower part (extremely useful for storing any kind of thing in the bed structure!). But then we realized we needed a bedside table and did not want to fix anything to the wall... So what to do? We got ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:13:10 PST
Tractor Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Stools/
Tractor Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SMALL.jpg wholman For thousands of years, farmers walked behind their draft animals, subject to same exhaustion as the beasts themselves. Sometime in the 1850s, horse-drawn ploughs began to feature cast-iron seats molded to meld with the humblest part of a farmer's anatomy. Eventually, mechanized equipment and padded...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:38:56 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Tabletop/
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 PST
Sweet Dorm Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-Dorm-Furniture/
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:54:51 PDT
Easy Copper Pipe and Reclaimed Wood Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Copper-Pipe-and-Reclaimed-Wood-Table/
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 00:47:32 PDT
Wooden building block table top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-building-block-table-top/
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 23:52:47 PDT
Vintage cooler cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-cooler-cabinet/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 11:21:53 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Utility-Shelf/
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:25 PDT
Dieselpunk Full Metal Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Full-Metal-Coffee-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/97ZI/HDYZIFXQ/FWY97ZIHDYZIFXQ.SMALL.jpg Falkenberg Hello this is an indistructable coffeetable i´ve made. It´s not really step by step but with the pictures it´s comprehensable i think. MATERIAL: you will need some leftover meters of 90° anglesteel and some tubes. an metallplate. for the stands i´ve used some old brakediscs. four screws for fixi...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 04:15:53 PST
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 - http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopping-Cart-Furniture-Part-1-/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 17:34:52 PST
Multimedia desk with built in subwoofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Multimedia-desk-with-built-in-subwoofer/
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 10:21:53 PST
Familie Binder - chair by Michael Holzer & Magdalena Reiter http://www.instructables.com/id/Familie-Binder-chair/
Familie Binder - chair by Michael Holzer & Magdalena Reiter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RZAS/HD8Z1E2X/F6LRZASHD8Z1E2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RZAS/HD8Z1E2X/F6LRZASHD8Z1E2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RZAS/HD8Z1E2X/F6LRZASHD8Z1E2X.SMALL.jpg magdalenareiter Familie Binder is a small family of furniture consisting of the stool 44/17, the chair 44/21 and the lounger 46/16. The seats are conceptualized for home assembly. Once cut, polished and drilled, the wooden parts are simply put together using a cable tie. Familie Binder was designed by Upper Austria...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:06:41 PST
Familie Binder - stool by Margit Grein�cker & Katja Seifert http://www.instructables.com/id/Familie-Binder-stool/
Familie Binder - stool by Margit Grein�cker & Katja Seifert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/CA2U/HD8S25CK/F41CA2UHD8S25CK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/CA2U/HD8S25CK/F41CA2UHD8S25CK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/CA2U/HD8S25CK/F41CA2UHD8S25CK.SMALL.jpg magdalenareiter Familie Binder is a small family of furniture consisting of the stool 44/17, the chair 44/21 and the lounger 46/16. The seats are conceptualized for home assembly. Once cut, polished and drilled, the wooden parts are simply put together using a cable tie. Familie Binder was designed by Upper Austria...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:37:18 PST
MODULAR BOOKCASE http://www.instructables.com/id/MODULAR-BOOKCASE/
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 20:18:39 PST
Vegetable Juice Stain for Wood Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegetable-Juice-Stain-for-Wood-Furniture/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 22:30:13 PST
Scrap Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Adirondack-Chair/
Scrap Adirondack Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/AK3T/H8AZK39O/FXHAK3TH8AZK39O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/AK3T/H8AZK39O/FXHAK3TH8AZK39O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/AK3T/H8AZK39O/FXHAK3TH8AZK39O.SMALL.jpg wholman Summer's over and the weather is crisping up, but it's not too late to spend some time lazing on the deck in the sun. These chairs are a modern take on the rustic Adirondack chair, stripped down to a simple wooden wedge with angled back and cantilevered arms. Low to the ground and laid-back, it's pe...
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:41:43 PDT
Paint an old dresser to really tie the room together http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-an-old-dresser-to-that-really-ties-the-ro/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/BKV2/H5IRW3WF/FEVBKV2H5IRW3WF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/BKV2/H5IRW3WF/FEVBKV2H5IRW3WF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/BKV2/H5IRW3WF/FEVBKV2H5IRW3WF.SMALL.jpg rycollier We have our first child on the way and needed a dresser for the kid. I have had this old dresser since I was a child. It's really just fake laminate and particle board but pretty solid. The dark lacquered walnut really doesn't scream baby room either. We received a child comforter set that had all k...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 10:22:36 PDT
DIY Modal Designer Shelves (T-Shelves) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modal-Designer-Shelves-T-Shelves/
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:38:49 PDT
Birch Bark Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Seat/
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By: Boreal House

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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:35:48 PDT
Two-Cube Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Cube-Credenza/
Two-Cube Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ESC4/FY3KNRVI/FBFESC4FY3KNRVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ESC4/FY3KNRVI/FBFESC4FY3KNRVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ESC4/FY3KNRVI/FBFESC4FY3KNRVI.SMALL.jpg wholman A credenza is a piece of side furniture that can be used as storage cabinets, a side table, a dresser, or any multitude of other things. In the days of giant hi-fi/record systems, they were often built into a long, low piece of furniture with wood facing. This credenza was made as a dresser; the s...
By: wholman

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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 07:35:52 PDT
Table Transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Transformation/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 14:54:20 PDT
Giant match chair (La Pucelle) by Samuel Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-match-chair-La-Pucelle/
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By: Samuel Bernier

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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 09:57:56 PST
Scrap Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Credenza/
Scrap Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/YMKM/GZAD1A5G/F3VYMKMGZAD1A5G.SMALL.jpg wholman Recently, a beautiful pair of cabinets came into my life -- battered, beaten, but with noble bones.  A careless string of miserable individuals had heaped abuse upon them under the sickly fluorescent light of some back office.  Yet they stood, faithfully storing files, holding up lamps and coffee ma...
By: wholman

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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 15:09:44 PST
SUPER easy SUPER furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-easy-SUPER-furniture/
SUPER easy SUPER furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/UNZW/GZ38JGCS/F7QUNZWGZ38JGCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/UNZW/GZ38JGCS/F7QUNZWGZ38JGCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/UNZW/GZ38JGCS/F7QUNZWGZ38JGCS.SMALL.jpg mygibzone If you made a new years resolution to use that exercise ball & plethora of fitness magazines, here is your chance! These Super easy chairs are made with simple supplies and minimal skills. Any average joe/mario can do it! They are perfect for reading nooks and themed rooms. The theme I've chosen is ...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:17:36 PST
Snaptastic Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Snaptastic-Room-Divider/
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By: spike3579

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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 08:42:03 PST
Penny Desk! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Desk/
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:13:25 PST
Build a $40 headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-40-headboard/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:23:11 PST
The Collegiate Foam Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Collegiate-Foam-Sack/
The Collegiate Foam Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/PYHK/GWF5TK0Y/F8LPYHKGWF5TK0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/PYHK/GWF5TK0Y/F8LPYHKGWF5TK0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/PYHK/GWF5TK0Y/F8LPYHKGWF5TK0Y.SMALL.jpg chinchymork       A couple of year ago, I produced a very large sack that was not only comfortable, but people loved it.  There was only one problem with this sack, It was a bit too big.  With college coming quick I needed something that would still have the same qualities only a bit smaller.  We have to rememb...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:29:45 PST
Puff de garrafas PET - PET bottles couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Puff-de-garrafas-PET-PET-bottles-couch/
Puff de garrafas PET - PET bottles couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/7ZVM/GWF5TASS/FSP7ZVMGWF5TASS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/7ZVM/GWF5TASS/FSP7ZVMGWF5TASS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/7ZVM/GWF5TASS/FSP7ZVMGWF5TASS.SMALL.jpg rcaproni ****** In portuguese (BR) and english (ENG). ****** (BR) Um jeito útil de dar um fim nas suas garrafas PET: Construir um puff usando-as como estrutura. É possível construir de vários tamanhos, mas não recomendamos que o tamanho passe de 4x6 garrafas, para que a estrutura fique firme. Materiais par...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 04:52:07 PST
DIY Nail Head Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nail-Head-Table/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 06:42:18 PDT
Rubik's cube chest of drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubiks-cube-chest-of-drawers/
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By: makendo

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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 12:03:58 PDT
Milk Crate Wall Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Wall-Storage/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2011 20:23:21 PDT
Cardboard and Duct Tape Patio Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Patio-End-Table/
Cardboard and Duct Tape Patio Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EYML/GPAS24FW/FOEEYMLGPAS24FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EYML/GPAS24FW/FOEEYMLGPAS24FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/EYML/GPAS24FW/FOEEYMLGPAS24FW.SMALL.jpg annahowardshaw Need an extra table for the yard or patio?  Maybe you occasionally have a few people over and don't want to invest in extra furniture that will only be used a few times.  Or, you just need a special place to set your umbrella drinks.  Most affordable outdoor tables are not very sturdy and at best, ...
By: annahowardshaw

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 14:52:03 PDT
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min. http://www.instructables.com/id/All-you-need/
How to make a seat for less than 8 Eur in less than 4 min. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/TWHV/H5ED87OE/FVMTWHVH5ED87OE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/TWHV/H5ED87OE/FVMTWHVH5ED87OE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/TWHV/H5ED87OE/FVMTWHVH5ED87OE.SMALL.jpg Allotrio Sitting all day sucks, because it causes back pain sometimes. Standing all day sucks as well, because it causes tired legs after a while. So while working at Open Design City today, I was wondering how to solve this with a very low budget and without a lot of time. So I came up with some kind of se...
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 08:25:17 PST
How to make a functional children's coloring table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-functional-childrens-coloring-table/
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 23:42:58 PST
How to Make a Papier Mache Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/1-How-to-Make-a-Papier-Mache-Side-Table/
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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 22:03:19 PST
Road Sign Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Sign-Origami-Bowl/
Road Sign Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/QL3F/GFRWQGL4/F1CQL3FGFRWQGL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/QL3F/GFRWQGL4/F1CQL3FGFRWQGL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/QL3F/GFRWQGL4/F1CQL3FGFRWQGL4.SMALL.jpg wholman Origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, has some basic principles that have been applied to everything from textile design to lamp construction.  I used them here to fold some old road signs into fruit bowls that combine the angular modernity of architecture with the vintage warmth of an...
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 19:53:31 PDT
Door Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Table/
Door Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/4V4A/GF07059V/FRI4V4AGF07059V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/4V4A/GF07059V/FRI4V4AGF07059V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/4V4A/GF07059V/FRI4V4AGF07059V.SMALL.jpg wholman Old doors make great tables -- they're the right size and shape, and usually made of good solid wood instead of that hollow-core nonsense you find in houses today.  The only problem is finding a way to flush out the panels so the surface is continuous and flat.  I have seen tables that fill the pane...
By: wholman

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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 20:22:02 PDT