Instructables: exploring - furnishing - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:43:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hairpinned Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Hairpinned-Table/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 19:00:17 PDT
Fabric Covered IKEA Hemnes Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Covered-IKEA-Hemnes-Drawer/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:39:52 PDT
Fish Tank Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Tank-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 06:46:26 PDT
Simple Chair Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Chair-Pocket/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:52:09 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/OFWS/I7CC6YIM/FHUOFWSI7CC6YIM.SMALL.jpg kokoleo My son's bunk bed takes up a lot of space in his small room. He loves sleeping up high but the the rest was just wasted space with junk and dust bunnies underneath. The bottom bed held all his stuffed animals when he was little but now that he's 12 he's given most of those away. Since he's almost a ...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-space-and-get-rid-of-wires-with-this-shelfi/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 17:08:34 PST
Pipe Window Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Window-Table/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:23:03 PST
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
R Credenza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/17D9/I6HSHZOR/FPR17D9I6HSHZOR.SMALL.jpg wholman The R Credenza is a compact hutch that takes shape out of a single sheet of plywood, cut by a CNC router. Made of just seven pieces, it snaps together with precise mortise-and-tenon joints and fat yellow ratchet strap. Sliding doors conceal three linear feet of storage, neatly compartmentalized by t...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
Oak and Walnut Trestle Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-and-Walnut-Trestle-Table/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:10:29 PST
PVC Pipe Raised Dog Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Raised-Dog-Bed/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:52:30 PST
Newspaper into Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-into-Book-Shelf/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:19:18 PST
How to build a boat shelf. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-boat-shelf/
How to build a boat shelf. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/G6G9/I66CSI2R/FFGG6G9I66CSI2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/G6G9/I66CSI2R/FFGG6G9I66CSI2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/G6G9/I66CSI2R/FFGG6G9I66CSI2R.SMALL.jpg macrossmaniac Hi there. This is my second instructable and I hope you enjoy it. These boat shelves add a nice rustic touch to any room. A very nice place to showcase your pictures or collectibles. Materials... Hi there. Here is my take on a rustic boat shelf for roughly $40. I hope you enjoy this project. Y...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:27:36 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Danish-Rope-Cord-Weaving/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
Spine Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Spine-Chair/
Spine Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SMALL.jpg slicelab Digital design often clashes with traditional carpentry methods when attempted to be united. In this instructible I will cover the process I took to construct a wooden lounge chair with a form I generated using a Rhino - Grasshopper. The lounge chair is comprised of 19 rib-like pieces of Cherry wood...
By: slicelab

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:46:46 PST
Diesel Punk Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Wine-Rack/
Diesel Punk Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SMALL.jpg Robert Chlebowski Here is an easy project to hold bottles of all sorts (Wine, Gin, Vodka etc). This project requires at a minimum 6 hours of time and no tools! - (note, unless things get stubborn, then you may need some WWD40 and a pipe plier.)This rack may end up being a bit of a puzzle, so read the next step thorou...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:29:17 PST
Caldera Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Caldera-Table/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:27:20 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
Folded Plate Chair #3B - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 This is a design for an "origami style" plywood chair. After doing some initial prototypes with various sheet goods and continuous hinges I settled on this design as a good balance of affordability and quality. The Parts There are many kinds of plywood out there but if you're actually going to...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Two-Tier Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Tier-Table/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:22 PST
DIY Treadmill Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Treadmill-Desk/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:55:55 PST
Redwood Burl Table with Digitally Fabricated Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Burl-Table-with-Digitally-Fabricated-Legs/
Redwood Burl Table with Digitally Fabricated Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/9ZNI/I20W0CT2/FC49ZNII20W0CT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/9ZNI/I20W0CT2/FC49ZNII20W0CT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/9ZNI/I20W0CT2/FC49ZNII20W0CT2.SMALL.jpg gkapriel My roommate found this redwood burl a few years ago. I've always thought it had a wonderful shape, but it was not in great condition. It has been living on the porch on top of a wood box collecting spider webs, moss, and considerable dry rot. I thought I would take the time to refurbish the burl and...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 23:31:27 PST
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/
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/3TVS/I0R0Y0SQ/FM33TVSI0R0Y0SQ.SMALL.jpg Nor-tea-a Milk Crates are great form of modular storage! I came up with an easy upgrade that lets you use them as a chair to maximize small spaces. Perfect for camping, vinyl, dorms, and tiny houses!Materials Milk Crate: If you place on using this for storing vinyl I've found that 13.75'' on all sides work...
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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/
Night Walker Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SMALL.jpg nostrem Hello Instructables,This is a piece I call Night Walker. I envisioned him to be an older gentleman walking outside his home looking for what ever spooked him. The lantern he is holding is suppose to resemble one of an older style. A older more orangey light bulb would be best for a flame kind of loo...
By: nostrem

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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 PDT
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
Hockey Stick Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SMALL.jpg matthewtmead My son plays hockey and I wanted to create something special for his hockey-themed bedroom. His room is decorated with hockey memorabilia from professional athletes and from his youth hockey achievements. His bedroom has room for him to shoot indoor hockey balls against a hockey goal, and it seemed ...
By: matthewtmead

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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/
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OWDD/HTDPQ5H9/FSBOWDDHTDPQ5H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OWDD/HTDPQ5H9/FSBOWDDHTDPQ5H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OWDD/HTDPQ5H9/FSBOWDDHTDPQ5H9.SMALL.jpg Nick70587 My wife and I wanted a bookshelf for our daughter's room, but I didn't want some plain ol' piece of furniture you buy in a box from Target.  I came up with the idea of a bookshelf shaped like an ice cream cart.  I had originally wanted to scale it so that our daughter could wheel it around and play ...
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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...
By: wei wei

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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 ...
By: mrinaldi1

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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/
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a mosaic table top made mostly of sea glass.  It was fairly difficult to make, but I started out as a beginner and was able to execute it.  This project is time consuming but makes an amazing and personal gift.  I made this for my sister for Christmas and I cant wait for her ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 PST
Sweet Dorm Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweet-Dorm-Furniture/
Sweet Dorm Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/9D3M/HKUD187W/F6H9D3MHKUD187W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/9D3M/HKUD187W/F6H9D3MHKUD187W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/9D3M/HKUD187W/F6H9D3MHKUD187W.SMALL.jpg smitty500 a month before school started I thought it would be neat to have some old car seats as my dorm furniture instead of the crappy futons that everyone else has. after a week of planning, I started searching for seats and found some for a decent price of $25 a seat, so I bought 2 bucket seats and a benc...
By: smitty500

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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/
Easy Copper Pipe and Reclaimed Wood Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/KQ46/HJKBTHLY/FQFKQ46HJKBTHLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/KQ46/HJKBTHLY/FQFKQ46HJKBTHLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/KQ46/HJKBTHLY/FQFKQ46HJKBTHLY.SMALL.jpg leftmusing I needed a table in my oddly shaped kitchen that could act as additional counter space, a place to eat, store kitchen stools and general spot to put stuff on, all while being 16"x52". Given the odd dimensions and my limited budget, my only option was to make one. Also, since my little apartment lack...
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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/
Wooden building block table top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/3FBG/HJAI6CSH/FUV3FBGHJAI6CSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/3FBG/HJAI6CSH/FUV3FBGHJAI6CSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/3FBG/HJAI6CSH/FUV3FBGHJAI6CSH.SMALL.jpg zieak I love the look of used wooden building blocks and have used them to make a couple of tables.  This one is one that I made as a wedding gift for a friend.  This is a project easily completed in a weekend as long as you have the materials on hand.   Tools and materials You will need: Lots of ...
By: zieak

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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 23:52:47 PDT
Vintage cooler cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-cooler-cabinet/
Vintage cooler cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/8UMG/HH119Y7K/FZ28UMGHH119Y7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/8UMG/HH119Y7K/FZ28UMGHH119Y7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/8UMG/HH119Y7K/FZ28UMGHH119Y7K.SMALL.jpg knife141 My wife and I found an old sewing machine cabinet at a flea market and decided to turn it into a cabinet to hold iced beverages on our patio.  Although the cabinet  was in bad shape cosmetically (much of the veneer had peeled off) , it was structurally sound.   Someone had already removed the sewing...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 11:21:53 PDT
Plywood Utility Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Utility-Shelf/
Plywood Utility Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/W186/HELXKFV0/FXFW186HELXKFV0.SMALL.jpg wholman In my humble apartment, I use a modern, open table for a desk, a dining table, and a workbench. Like many of us living in small spaces, storage is hard to come by and clutter can overwhelm. I wanted to take the scanner, speakers, router, pens, papers, and general nonsense and get it out of my way so...
By: wholman

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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...
By: Falkenberg

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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-/
Shopping Cart Furniture! - Part 1 - - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/3ZDN/HDOWAPPC/FRQ3ZDNHDOWAPPC.SMALL.jpg JFabor Living in the city has its ups and it has its downs...one perk is that there is a plethora of abandoned materials hanging about just waiting to be taken home to be upcycled!  For those of you living in an urban setting, you're no stranger to seeing these urban eyesores hanging out in alleys and aban...
By: JFabor

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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/
Multimedia desk with built in subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/TSWO/HD7U1R2D/FP1TSWOHD7U1R2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/TSWO/HD7U1R2D/FP1TSWOHD7U1R2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/TSWO/HD7U1R2D/FP1TSWOHD7U1R2D.SMALL.jpg renata86 I live in a small apartment and needed a desk for my living room. It had few requirements: 1) Has to look nice 2) Suitable for both work and entertainment 2) Needs to house all asociated devices     * printer     * cable modem     * WiFi router     * external sound card     * AV reciever     * Subw...
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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...
By: magdalenareiter

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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...
By: magdalenareiter

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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:37:18 PST
MODULAR BOOKCASE http://www.instructables.com/id/MODULAR-BOOKCASE/
MODULAR BOOKCASE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/6RSV/HCB8TKXH/FAF6RSVHCB8TKXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/6RSV/HCB8TKXH/FAF6RSVHCB8TKXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/6RSV/HCB8TKXH/FAF6RSVHCB8TKXH.SMALL.jpg warehouse32    A few months after moving into our apt, my wife and I quickly realized that our stuff was taking over what little space we had! So, instead of simply buying everything premade, we decided to embrace our inner DIY and build a bookcase that not only fit our style and budget, but most importantly, m...
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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/
Vegetable Juice Stain for Wood Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/X7OW/HABDGZ1F/FFEX7OWHABDGZ1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/X7OW/HABDGZ1F/FFEX7OWHABDGZ1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/X7OW/HABDGZ1F/FFEX7OWHABDGZ1F.SMALL.jpg taransa My husband and I were gifted a table before we got married (meaning we've had it about 7 years now). I don't know how old it was before we got it. It is an awesome table - straightforward and reasonably sturdy and awesome. Over the years it has dried out further than it was, and just needed some ooo...
By: taransa

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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...
By: wholman

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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:41:43 PDT