Instructables: exploring - furniture - chair Sat, 28 May 2016 17:09:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Saarinen Side Chair Reimagined
Saarinen Side Chair Reimagined - More DIY How To Projects]]> purincess I was driving by the intersection of 16th and South Van Ness in San Francisco one day when I spotted what looked like an Eero Saarinen side chair (with metal legs) sat in a pile of discarded furniture. I turned my car around to take a closer look, and turns out it IS an authentic Knoll Saarinen side...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 07:50:57 PDT
Redo a Broken Rocking Chair and Add Something Special
Redo a Broken Rocking Chair and Add Something Special - More DIY How To Projects]]> man-after-Gods-own-heart Decided to redo this for my mom for mother's day and add something special for her Takedown Begin by taking the chair apart, remember to note where things went... or take a picture as a reference. Gluing and sanding Glue the broken seat together and let dry.. Sand the pieces down Coating an...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 09:08:54 PDT
Viking Chair from 4, 2x4s
Viking Chair from 4, 2x4s - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevereiser ABOUTI've seen a few instructables on creating Viking Chairs from a single piece of wood, but wanted to look at building them from easier to manage 2x4s. Each chair is built from 4, 2"x4"x96" pine and cost around $10 each. When building these chairs if you want the chair to appear to be a single p...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 17:19:02 PDT
The Simple Bar Stool
The Simple Bar Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> darthwolf As it usually goes in life, once you move into a new kitchen a need for a bar stool arises. So wife wanted to buy one but a cheapskate that I am, I told her that I'd build one that was cheaper and more sturdy. She agreed to go along but had a condition that if needed to be easy to dismantle and put ...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 09:18:58 PDT
Chair Seat Cover
Chair Seat Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew I have a very old chair that belonged to my Great-Grandmother. I've been wanting to recover the seat for awhile. It has an old, tattered needlepoint seat cover. This was not the original cover, when I removed this I discovered 3 more layers beneath it. This project only took a couple of hours to do ...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:05:19 PDT
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions - More DIY How To Projects]]> Midnight-Maker I have always wanted to make my own camping chairs. I started out with a Kentucky Stick Chair, which was cheap to build and surprisingly comfortable, but not very elegant. After years of searching, I found the answer in these two-piece beach chairs in the classic Adirondack style. I purchased the...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
Fleishman Furniture
Fleishman Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> biggreenbrother I've been fascinated by Gregg Fleishman's CNC chairs for years: such a clever idea, to carve from a single sheet of plywood a fully functional chair, with effective cushioning and back support, not to mention tremendous style. Having gotten some ShopBot training, and in search of a project to make u...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 17:51:32 PST
Pintado de la trona - Paint highchair
Pintado de la trona - Paint highchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Patxi Alai Como prometi en su momento, aqui estan las fotos del trabajo de pintado.Si, si. Ya se que esto no es arte. Que hay demasiadas cosas, que hay mucho colorin. Pero es que la clienta, mi sobrina, a la pregunta de ¿y de que color la pinto?, dijo... De todos los colores.Y una cosa lleva a otra, yo me emoc...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:12:51 PST
Child´s Chair Renewed
Child´s Chair Renewed - More DIY How To Projects]]> giusepp3 Take old and rusted chairs and turn into brand new! This is a pretty easy instructable. I´m posting to inspire you to do something similar! Hope to be helpful.+ We´ll go through 3 easy steps: 1) Cleaning n´ Rust Sanding ; 2) Primer and Painting ; 3) Contact Adhesive Applying + Materials and Tools: F...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:16:08 PST
Propane Tank Bench
Propane Tank Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> colinselig This bench is made from a scrap propane tank. The raw material This idea originated with a junk 575 gallon propane tank on my property, which my wife told me I had to get rid of or "do something with." A lot of energy had been used to form the 5/16" thick steel into this curvaceous shape and it...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood
CC Chair - how to bend plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> kniegmann I had a few weeks to build a chair and decided to experiment with bending plywood. Instead of laminating veneers or using a product like bendy ply, I tried laminating thin furniture grade plywood to make thicker plywood. My results were quite successful and the chair was very sturdy and relatively c...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
Lasercut Cardboard Chair
Lasercut Cardboard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> slightlygreen A while back, I got a free coffee table that I decided to use as a desk for the free computer* I found not long after (it was a really good week). Unfortunately, all the chairs I could find were too tall to comfortably sit at the table. So I decided to make a better sized chair!I'll note that there'...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:35:27 PST
Production turning legs
Production turning legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Simon Beggs Wood Turning As a cabinet maker, turning is not really a common skill in Australia. Fortunately its my hobby and I have the lathe, so I get given all the turning work for my job. Production turning I quite different to hobbyist turning as I found out. The emphasis is on the efficiency as well as accuracy for cri...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:58:30 PST
Memory Foam Chair
Memory Foam Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> MannyI Want an awesome, more comfortable office chair you can say you 'worked on' yourself? Follow our instructions and you'll have one in no time! Gather Your Materials To make this project, you will need:An office chairMemory foamAdhesive (we used spray)Whatever kind of cloth you preferLeatherCotton ...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:34:34 PST
Locker Door Turned Into a Chair
Locker Door Turned Into a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> timsway i turned an old locker door into a chair. and it is not as uncomfortable as it looks. it's actually kind of nice! the video shows you how easy it was.i apologize that this isn't a traditional "instructable-style" write-up; i make these videos for my youtube channel and try to share them here as well...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 18:44:42 PST
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm It's fairly easy to find old wooden chairs with broken out seat bottoms. Often the chair frame is solid, but no one is interested in reweaving the rush bottom. When I found 5 old chairs in the rafters of a barn I decided to hack them with paracord! This is a fun project which will add a pop of col...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
2x4 chair
2x4 chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Me2free In this instructable I am going to show you how to build a simple and comfortable chair out of three objects. It’s cheap easy to do and requires minimal tools so anybody can do it. Step 1: Materials and Tools The materials you will need for this project include - 2x4 (you will need at ...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 06:48:58 PST
wooden kneeling chair
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi A kneeling chair is what you need if you have to pass a lot of time in your office.Unfortunately this type of chairs is quite expensive and not very common. This is one reason to make your own kneeling chair, which will also make you very proud. references If you surf the web looking for "kneelin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:26:38 PST
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndreHash Welcome to my first Instructable, and thank you for taking a look!This dining table set was made primarily of steel square tubing, some left over steel flat stock I had on hand, and dimensional pine lumber. It has been serving me well for the last 6 months and has made a great addition to my home. E...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:13:16 PDT
Secretary Chair - drawing and table hack
Secretary Chair - drawing and table hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thinkenstein A secretary chair has you sitting at a slight slope forward, with some pressure supported by the knees. It is easier to sit with spine erect, and you don't fold in the middle to 90 degrees as in a normal chair, which is probably better for your intestines. To get more use out of my chair, I made...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:53:06 PDT
How to give your furniture an old look
How to give your furniture an old look - More DIY How To Projects]]> ColorfullyYoursSimone Here is what you will need:→sandpapers- 60, 80 and 120 grit→sanding block→finish of your choice →acrylic and wood paint →rags →protective goggles→dust mask or respirator→wear old clothes that you don’t mind getting dusty and maybe stained. Sanding So once you have decided on a piece of furniture ...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 12:29:09 PDT
CNC Chess stools
CNC Chess stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hello_Nova I made these stools for an artwork about Chess called Orthogonal/Diagonal. The functional joints in the stools also highlight the idea of the orthogonal and diagonal movements on a Chess board. Prepare files for CNC I designed the stools in Rhino, but could have used a 2D Vector program such as I...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:37:46 PDT
Create chairs from scrap
Create chairs from scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrWiles These have been made by many and are quite common on the DIYer's internet presence but this is my take on a favourite.They can be high backed, low and cosy, bar stools, stylish garden furniture and many more.You chose.All you need is a Grinder and a drill and a pen and paper.The paint and stickers a...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:28:26 PDT
Reupholstering a Chair
Reupholstering a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> rebekahwoo This Instructable will lead you through the steps of reupholstering a chair! hope you enjoy :) Find a Run Down, Old Chair First things first, you have to find a chair that needs to be reupholstered. REALLY bad chairs are going to be the best because first, they will be cheaper, and second, it wil...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:28:14 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair
Upcycled Tyre Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> DancingPope Turn a couple of old tyre's in to an industrial style chair for both indoor and outdoor seating. The Orange base and feet are optional. Don't forget to stack your other junker tyre's up underneath the string chair to make a seating height customized to you. Everything I used in this project was upcy...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
PVC Pipe Chair
PVC Pipe Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> blueberryshowers I am new to Instructables and this is my first tutorial, so it might be a little shabby. The inspiration for this chair came from the PVC contest Instructables is holding. I saw all the cool things made from PVC pipes and I decided to make something myself. This chair is relatively easy to make and ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:19:12 PDT
3 way lap joint stool!!!
3 way lap joint stool!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shopbuilt This is a pretty tricky little project but super fun! Choose your material for my stool I choose walnut but you could use what ever you want, even a couple different species. It needs to be at least 1 1/2" thick, 6" wide and about 4 and a half feet long. then you casn lay out and cut three sectio...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:39:35 PDT
upcycle chair
upcycle chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> acroart The redesigned your old and unused chairs The separation of chair parts You must separate the fragments and pieces of the Chair without breaking it, you should be careful to allocate.While the process of shredding common hand tools and muscle strength. Removing pieces of paint all the pieces, ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:25:41 PDT
gear head bench seat
gear head bench seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> csellers1 I saved the back seat out of an old Sable to make a seat for use in the shop when I have company. Follow along as I make the seat with no real plan in mind other than to make it comfortable and fill my needs while looking reasonably attractive. materials and frame layout I grabbed an assortment o...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:11:59 PDT
Modular chaiR
Modular chaiR - More DIY How To Projects]]> grndnl This modular chaiR is a WIP project constructed using Autodesk Fusion 360.The idea behind the project stemmed from the constraints that a college dorm room usually puts on the student: there is always not enough space.This chaiR wishes to tackle this problem by allowing the student to first customiz...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:24:11 PDT
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project.
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> treenerd Ok, so I was cleaning my workshop and was about to throw this old bicycle seat out, when I noticed that it actually had a pretty neat shape. I decided to make something out of it instead, and so, instead of throwing a lot of things out (and thus clean up my workshop) I made an armchair for my daught...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:15:12 PDT
Sigma secretary Chair fix
Sigma secretary Chair fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> m.alip Hey everybody. I'm sorry I took all photos after i completed this. But I think you can read and understand this very little process.I bought this chair with a relatively good budget. But I have understood that it is not comfortable at all. I wish I had a stone chair. Anyways, the thing is its seat i...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:10:48 PDT
Patio Chair Re-build
Patio Chair Re-build - More DIY How To Projects]]> clydesimmons Rather than spend $37+ each, to re-sling my patio chairs, I resurfaced them with wood slats for about $11 each. Replacing The Worn Sling Weather got to my patio chair slings. A few web sites were around $37 for a single replacement sling (see links below). Or $148+ total for 4 chairs and my labo...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 10:14:03 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Simple garden chair from old bicycle
Simple garden chair from old bicycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lordii Used parts off a old bicycle to create this chair, a length of 70mm treated wood and a few bolts/screws. Bike I used the pink & purple bike at the font of the image. Rims and legs Removed the rims, simply loosened the nuts and the wheel was removed. Removed the threaded bar through the cente...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 03:17:29 PDT
CNC Interlocking Chair Design
CNC Interlocking Chair Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bmckenney223 This chair was a project for my IED (Intro to Engineering and Design) class. The objective of this project was to build a chair on inventor that didn't require anything to bond it together, and it had to support our teachers weight (approximately 200 lbs). Not only did we achieve those two goals, bu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:15:11 PDT
CNC Vinyl Spray Painted Chairs
CNC Vinyl Spray Painted Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> wackymacster How to use custom vinyl stickers to transform a commonplace chair into a showstopperThis instructable will use:- CNC vinyl cutter- vinyl- x-acto knife or scalpel- spray paint- spray booth (suggested)You can check out the other stuff I make at Create a Vinyl Sticker I have acces...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:03:40 PDT
Adirondack chair cup holder
Adirondack chair cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock Having made an Adirondack camping chair (see this instructable Adirondack Deck Chair) and planning to camping in a couple of weeks I needed to make myself somewhere to put my drinks without them falling over on uneven ground!My friend had brought me some hardwood offcuts round a week or two ago and ...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 08:58:45 PDT
Divisadero Chair
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> daveofwar Turned a ratty old chair into a great lawn chair! Ratty Old Chair Aquire an old chair. Naked Old Chair Remove old torn cushions. Old Chair Anew Using cedar fence boards. -Cut each board to 22". (Fit the best at that size in between hand rests). Rounded all rough edges with a router and sand...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:04:46 PDT
Lawn Chair
Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> CobyUnger Sitting on the lawn is a great way to get outside, catch some sun, and say 'hi' to the neighbors. I recently moved into an apartment that doesn't have a lawn and I really miss sitting outside and reading. I built the lawn chair so that I could enjoy my favorite parts about my old lawn inside or on t...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:39:26 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture
How To Make CNC Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> cvj The purpose of the Instructable is to show the viewer how to design furniture to be cut using a Computer Numeric Control (CNC) machine. CNC furniture can be designed to use minimal supplies and no fasteners by using a series of components in tension and compression. Materials and Tools:CNC machineCo...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
upcycling furniture
upcycling furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> LauraSophie we recently moved and the table and chairs were already in the house, but I found it so ugly, that I wanted to get rid of it. but we had a bunch of things to buy and I wanted to save some money, so I decided to keep it but upcycle it a bit. please note, I never worked with furniture before and I hav...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Nightstand with light
Nightstand with light - More DIY How To Projects]]> inventy This is how you hack a chair and make it into a nightstand with reading light.What you need:1x a chair from the recycle store. Or use one of your own (ask first)1x small table lamp or a new lamp fixing from the hardware store. I liked a glass lampshade from the recycle store which looks more authent...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:34:29 PST
Cup cake chair
Cup cake chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Karthik P B Dont kids love cup cakes? Yes! They do.This is a cup cake inspired chair prototype designed for kids.It has a storage space under the detachable cushion seat. Things needed: Flower pot 2 layerPartially inflated plastic ballRound flat wooden blank -base for the cushion300 GSM papers Making cush...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:39:53 PST
Making a Chair Really Fast / A Conceptual Workshop
Making a Chair Really Fast / A Conceptual Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> imperfectevidence Hey Out There,So. This is a little bit different than you might be used to out there in the land of how-to's. I'm not going to exactly teach you how to do something concrete, but instead, how to explore a conceptual space through a workshop. It's called Making a Chair Really Fast (Or an Exercise ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:02:14 PST
One Board Minimalist Chair
One Board Minimalist Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> More Cowbell This chair design is old. Some say it dates back to the the mid 1700's with Mountain Men roaming the US. Some call it a Viking chair and claim it is a Medieval design. For certain it popped up in Boy Scout camps in the US in the early 20th century. Leave a comment about the oldest you've seen!Re...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:04:09 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving
Danish Rope Cord Weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bradleyrob This is an introduction to weaving chair seats with Danish rope cord. In this tutorial I will be covering the Danish "Split Rail" chair, but note that there are several types of chair designs that require different tactics in weaving the chair seat. Danish seat cord is treated paper that is twisted ...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table
Mid Century Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee First, this design isn't necessarily my own. It's a common mid century design that I added some of my favorite details to. Mainly the box joinery. Sorry about the images being smaller, I only took these with my iPhone and updated my progress on Instagram a while back. My Instagram is @jessemckee if ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> zorzo Hi makerfriends!I'm an Instructable fan since 2010, and I've always wanted to write an instructable. I noticed that there is a new contest called "BURN IT! CONTEST"... What a perfect occasion to start! With this project I'm gonna show you how to burn some logs in order to make this awesome garden fu...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST