Instructables: exploring - furniture - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 21:02:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Tapered Legs From A 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Tapered-Legs-From-From-a-2x4/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:09:52 PST
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Car-Seat-Office-Chair/
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0T8B/FJ4VI9OI/F990T8BFJ4VI9OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0T8B/FJ4VI9OI/F990T8BFJ4VI9OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/0T8B/FJ4VI9OI/F990T8BFJ4VI9OI.SMALL.jpg fortneja 3/28/2012 UPDATE: Wow, thanks for the feature! As an update, the chair is still going strong 4 years later. I haven't had to do a thing to it, but my needs have changed, and I'm considering converting it to a lounge chair for my man cave. Thank you all again for the kind words. It was one of my more...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:32:48 PDT
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Weave-Chair-Seats-With-Paracord/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
Giant 555 Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Footstool/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:44:25 PDT
Foundation for Queen-size memory foam bed from basic frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Foundation-for-Queen-size-memory-foam-bed-from-bas/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:05:09 PDT
Twin size loft bed made from PVC water pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-size-loft-bed-made-from-PVC-water-pipe/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 00:14:25 PST
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Comfy-Couch-Surfing-Cushions-Foam-to-/
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SMALL.jpg Haus Page                So you want to be the host of the party, but your furniture budget lends more to cheap foam cushions from Ikea than comfy springs? This instructable will show you how to take your foam couch and retrofit it on a budget. You will need: Cheap, but good looking foam couch Barrel Springs...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:02:57 PDT
Hammock Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bed/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:35:27 PDT
Chevy Tailgate Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevy-Tailgate-Bench/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:48:30 PST
Economic one-board desk for CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Economic-One-board-Desk-for-CNC/
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Wed, 6 Apr 2016 10:00:43 PDT
Mount Baby Monitor Camera in the Crib http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-Baby-Monitor-Camera-in-the-Crib/
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Fri, 18 May 2012 16:22:25 PDT
Optimizing an IKEA Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Optimizing-an-IKEA-Wardrobe/
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Sun, 5 Sep 2010 08:48:01 PDT
Turntable Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-Cabinet/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:26:21 PDT
Live edge river coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-River-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 13:13:54 PDT
Tessellated Optical Illusion Coffee Table!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tessellated-Optical-Illusion-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 15:04:49 PDT
Rebuilding a Fireplace Surround http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Fireplace-Surround/
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 14:43:18 PDT
Raised Bed with Expedit Bookshelves for Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-with-Expedit-Bookshelves-for-Storage/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 09:04:37 PST
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Beach-Chair-W-2-Positions/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
plumbing pipe coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/plumbing-pipe-coffee-table/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 07:09:32 PST
Southwestern Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Southwestern-Table/
Southwestern Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/8HL9/IKRNQZSI/F1S8HL9IKRNQZSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/8HL9/IKRNQZSI/F1S8HL9IKRNQZSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/8HL9/IKRNQZSI/F1S8HL9IKRNQZSI.SMALL.jpg Zwhiz Let me start off by saying I have very little experience working with wood, besides building fires. My wife and I just purchased our first house, yeah! So now it's time to furnish and decorate. As my wife was perusing Pinterest, she was looking at southwestern furniture and whatnot. She found a ...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:23:15 PST
Coffee Table w/ Raising Top/compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-W-Raising-Topcompartment/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:27:17 PST
DIY Diamond Tufted Ottoman http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Diamond-Tufted-Ottoman/
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 11:16:48 PST
A Tardis Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tardis-Bookcase/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:26:43 PST
How to Paint a Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Side-Table/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:56:53 PDT
Propane Tank Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Bench/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 PST
Put a copper top on a table http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-a-copper-top-on-a-table/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 21:19:05 PST
Ikea DJ Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-DJ-Console/
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:28:25 PST
CC Chair - how to bend plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/CC-Chair-How-to-Bend-Plywood/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:16:02 PST
How to Create Your Own Frosted Glass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-Your-Own-Frosted-Glass-Sign/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 15:50:23 PST
Tile a Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Tile-a-Table-Top/
Tile a Table Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/XAE5/GZ8T310N/FUYXAE5GZ8T310N.SMALL.jpg knoxmj19 I tiled my patio in 2011, and I absolutely hated the entire experience.  I will probably never do a project like that again.  In the end it came out pretty good, but bent over in the Georgia sun mixing mortar and cutting tile wasn't very fun.  At some point I bought a tile saw for about $84 and it w...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 09:40:10 PST
Campaign Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Campaign-Desk/
Campaign Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/RQL3/IJEOT08B/FOBRQL3IJEOT08B.SMALL.jpg wholman A campaign desk is a nomadic writing table, popularized by officers of the British Empire in the colonial-minded 1800s. Wealthy officers, who often bought their commissions from the Crown (as opposed to actually training as soldiers), furnished their field tents with teak or mahogany chests, cots, a...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:05:21 PST
Bed in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-in-a-Box/
Bed in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LYNU/IJLZZSVP/FTWLYNUIJLZZSVP.SMALL.jpg ineverfinishanyth Inspired by Rob MacPherson's medieval-style collapsible bed (see here), I decided to take a simplified approach towards a twin-sized version for a Christmas gift. This design lacks all the bells and whistles of MacPherson's design, and was made to simply slide under another bed for storage between u...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 20:04:23 PST
DIY: Mock Tufting http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mock-Tufting/
DIY: Mock Tufting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/UXKN/FKX1AH43/FOYUXKNFKX1AH43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/UXKN/FKX1AH43/FOYUXKNFKX1AH43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/UXKN/FKX1AH43/FOYUXKNFKX1AH43.SMALL.jpg modhomeecteacher This is an easy answer to an annoying problem: back cushions that get all slouchy and are scrunched down after someone gets up. It also gives plain cushions an updated, restyled look Measure and Mark The things you'll need to transform your cushions: twine chalk ruler long, straight upholstery ne...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 06:04:06 PDT
IKEA Expedit Filing Cabinet Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Expedit-Filing-Cabinet-Hack/
IKEA Expedit Filing Cabinet Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/I4B4/IJ0A9JBC/FNFI4B4IJ0A9JBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/I4B4/IJ0A9JBC/FNFI4B4IJ0A9JBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/I4B4/IJ0A9JBC/FNFI4B4IJ0A9JBC.SMALL.jpg acoens Like many nomadic friends, we own one of the Expedit units from IKEA. I has 5 cubbies down and across and since we live with limited storage space, this has been a useful addition to our apartment. Despite their widespread usage and clear dominance of the SF Bay Craigslist market, IKEA hasn’t develo...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:49:30 PST
Reupholster a Very Old Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-a-Very-Old-Footstool/
Reupholster a Very Old Footstool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CTB0/G8JE9YYV/FDUCTB0G8JE9YYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CTB0/G8JE9YYV/FDUCTB0G8JE9YYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CTB0/G8JE9YYV/FDUCTB0G8JE9YYV.SMALL.jpg modhomeecteacher You have to treat a little antique footstool just like an old person, gentleness and kindness. It turns out, after a little local research, this stool belonged to a prominent Indianapolis physician in the early 1920's and it cost $5.00 to make.  A little TLC updated, refreshed and turned this old, ...
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Tue, 27 Apr 2010 19:51:43 PDT
Hanging headboard neatly very close to the wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-headboard-neatly-very-close-to-the-wall/
Hanging headboard neatly very close to the wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ZTW1/H2CE6NT4/FIWZTW1H2CE6NT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ZTW1/H2CE6NT4/FIWZTW1H2CE6NT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/ZTW1/H2CE6NT4/FIWZTW1H2CE6NT4.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz Suppose you're a some crazy perfectionist and you're hanging a headboard (or any other similar stuff), first thing you'll notice is that all hardware available at stores when mounted is adding a gap between the headboard and the wall (due to the mere fact that hardware has thickness of it's own). Ga...
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Mon, 21 May 2012 19:16:18 PDT
Improved Ikea Benno CD shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Ikea-Benno-CD-shelf/
Improved Ikea Benno CD shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/7L8A/FRJKN3OF/F057L8AFRJKN3OF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/7L8A/FRJKN3OF/F057L8AFRJKN3OF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/7L8A/FRJKN3OF/F057L8AFRJKN3OF.SMALL.jpg laxap Three IKEA Benno CD/DVD shelves side by side. Question: What's wrong ? Answer: all intermediate vertical panels come twice. Find it ugly, or space-wasting, or both ? Here is how to fix the issue. Buy the shelves In our case, we will mount three Benno shelves... So we will have to buy three pack...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 15:46:30 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
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-trestle-table/
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/A16P/GI0TG101/FROA16PGI0TG101.SMALL.jpg aeray Build an attractive trestle table for about $100.00, in an hour and a half, using common materials, and minimum number of tools. It is suitable for dining or as a work table. It can can be set up or taken apart in a minute or two, using no tools, and stores compactly. There are several holes to dr...
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:06:29 PST
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrange-Furniture-More-Easily-Create-a-scale-draw/
Arrange Furniture More Easily: Create a scale drawing with movable furniture! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/PFOI/G33OXUN6/F1WPFOIG33OXUN6.SMALL.jpg Yasonyacky  I absolutely hate arranging and rearranging furniture.  I don't hate the end result of an attractive and functional living space, but I hate trying to figure it out the traditional way - you know, moving everything around over and over again, just to see how a different arrangement will look or wor...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2009 13:17:07 PST
Hacking a Pillow-top Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-a-Pillow-top-Bed/
Hacking a Pillow-top Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/G87O/FQHNMYDO/F4KG87OFQHNMYDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/G87O/FQHNMYDO/F4KG87OFQHNMYDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/G87O/FQHNMYDO/F4KG87OFQHNMYDO.SMALL.jpg cybanical Pillow-top beds are great and all, but over time one's butt has a tendency to mash down the top layer of foam padding. This curvy bed might be nice for a back-sleeper, but as a stomach-sleeper I was getting pretty tired of waking up with a stiff back. Hence, I performed an autopsy on my bed to det...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2009 09:58:07 PST
Kitchen Table (2x4 & Recycled Pallets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Table-2x4-Recycled-Pallets/
Kitchen Table (2x4 & Recycled Pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/Z80Q/IIBLK9IE/FGNZ80QIIBLK9IE.SMALL.jpg Sean_Anderson Having seen the cost of solid wood furniture in places like IKEA; I searched and found a really great guide for building benches over at Jay's Custom Creations and took the inspiration from there to build a kitchen table.If you like the design and the Instructable, I would appreciate your vote in th...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:12:57 PST
Easy and Strong 2x4 & 2x6 Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Strong-2x4-2x6-Bunk-Bed/
Easy and Strong 2x4 & 2x6 Bunk Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/33WA/IDLI18Q3/F7L33WAIDLI18Q3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/33WA/IDLI18Q3/F7L33WAIDLI18Q3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/33WA/IDLI18Q3/F7L33WAIDLI18Q3.SMALL.jpg Jay Bates I’ve built a lot of these bunk beds in the past and recently built one for my own home. This is a super easy build as the materials are all common construction grade pine and every cut is a 90 degree cut so there are no complicated angles. The construction is with wood screws and pocket hole screws....
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:52:21 PDT
Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Stand-Indoor-Outdoor/
Hammock Stand - Indoor & Outdoor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/ZR43/GI0TM5TU/FEFZR43GI0TM5TU.SMALL.jpg forke After a summer of taking my little portec hammock on canoeing and camping trips, I decided that I wanted to be able to enjoy the hammock in the winter too! Our winters get to -35c and it's not so comfortable outside anymore! I'm always interested to hear constructive criticism! Materials Mate...
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Thu, 30 Dec 2010 15:54:57 PST
College Bed Loft (Twin XL) http://www.instructables.com/id/College-Bed-Loft-Twin-XL/
College Bed Loft (Twin XL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B8JU/FXA3CXKI/F6IB8JUFXA3CXKI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B8JU/FXA3CXKI/F6IB8JUFXA3CXKI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/B8JU/FXA3CXKI/F6IB8JUFXA3CXKI.SMALL.jpg ajmontag How to make a loft for a dorm, or any other tight space! Dimensions given will accommodate an Extra-Long Twin mattress with 1' extra on every side. We are making these lofts to take to Iowa State while living in a Dorm. We will be able to put a desk or sofa underneath. A loft is a great way to gain...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 16:43:32 PDT
Pallet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bed/
Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SMALL.jpg Mister DO My wife found a pallet bed on Pinterest and thought it would be a cheap & easy project (for me) to put together for our daughter's new bedroom. Turns out she was right. The one problem that I had with this project is that I live in eastern Idaho and it's late December. Apologies if some pieces of th...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:58:42 PST
wooden kneeling chair http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-kneeling-chair/
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SMALL.jpg 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
Vinyl Record Frames http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Frames/
Vinyl Record Frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/NR1Z/IHLVMGOZ/FD9NR1ZIHLVMGOZ.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The saddest thing about the advent of digital music might be the loss of album art. At 12" X 12", a vinyl album sleeve is the right size and proportion to be a work of art worthy of hanging in a gallery. I made these vinyl record frames to display my favorite cover art while keeping quick access thr...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:17:00 PST
Infinity mirror coffee table! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-coffe-table-transformation/
Infinity mirror coffee table! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PRY5/IHI3PHZN/F9HPRY5IHI3PHZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PRY5/IHI3PHZN/F9HPRY5IHI3PHZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/PRY5/IHI3PHZN/F9HPRY5IHI3PHZN.SMALL.jpg chris.antonopoulos.5 hacking a classic coffee table sanding down the faded old paint with lots of patience i removed the old paint to reveal the wood underneath adding the infinity mirror and testing it i didn't take detailing pics making the infinity mirror but as you can see in the finished table there is a mir...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 03:30:15 PST
DIY Height Adjustable Table (for less than $70) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Height-Adjustable-Table-for-less-than-70/
DIY Height Adjustable Table (for less than $70) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/1O7J/H672T3CU/FC61O7JH672T3CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/1O7J/H672T3CU/FC61O7JH672T3CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/1O7J/H672T3CU/FC61O7JH672T3CU.SMALL.jpg tobiassonne For a long time I wanted to have a height adjustable table in my home office. Unfortunately I couldn't find an Instructables or other DIY guide that allowed me to easily and cheaply make a height adjustable table. So, I decided to build one myself.  The solution I have come up with allows me to adj...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:43:29 PDT