Instructables: exploring - home-renovation - wood http://www.instructables.com Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:37:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a Hidden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hidden-Gate/
Make a Hidden Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3TAK/I1698AIA/FMG3TAKI1698AIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3TAK/I1698AIA/FMG3TAKI1698AIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3TAK/I1698AIA/FMG3TAKI1698AIA.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c In this instructable we will make a gate, that from the outside, looks like a normal section of a fence. This is a remix of masoon's secret door.http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-that-looks-like-an-8-fence/Materials used include:-two 4"x4"x96" treated posts set about 24" in the ground wit...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:14:39 PDT
Concrete Resurfacer Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Resurfacer-Countertop/
Concrete Resurfacer Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/HUEM/HY4KWU8T/FY6HUEMHY4KWU8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/HUEM/HY4KWU8T/FY6HUEMHY4KWU8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/HUEM/HY4KWU8T/FY6HUEMHY4KWU8T.SMALL.jpg verablouin The idea of doing concrete resurfaced countertops came when a client of mine wanted to update their laminate countertops to concrete but didn't like the price tag that came along with them. So in a moment of genius we decided to try out concrete resurfacer as an alternative. The results were nothi...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:23:46 PDT
Upgrade an OLD Metal Shed Exterior http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-an-OLD-Metal-Shed-Exterior/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 16:50:25 PDT
a tiny hut build of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/a-tiny-hut-build-of-wood/
a tiny hut build of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/PQPU/HW37PY39/F1SPQPUHW37PY39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/PQPU/HW37PY39/F1SPQPUHW37PY39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/PQPU/HW37PY39/F1SPQPUHW37PY39.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu a tiny hut build of woodI attended a workshop of building a hut. Today we built only the framework of the hut, and we finished it.About ten people who attended the workshop worked, and took only two hours to build the hut.As for DIY, they thought they could build the hut very easily.They can use thi...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:55:43 PDT
Circular saw cutting jig for vinyl siding http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-siding-cutting-jig/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 10:38:19 PDT
Homemade Kitchen cabinet door organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Kitchen-cabinet-door-organizers/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 05:18:55 PDT
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-Address-Plaque-with-Glowing-Numbers-Secr/
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver Springs coming and for me that means that it's time to start sprucing up around the house.  One thing that had been on my to-do list for some time was to create a nice big  hand made address plaque.  Prior to this project I had the standard black plastic numbers nailed to a post on my front patio se...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:53:57 PDT
Pac Man / Pacman Mosaic Table Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-Man-Pacman-Mosaic-Table-Cover/
Pac Man / Pacman Mosaic Table Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9EK/HR8VDT4Y/F5PO9EKHR8VDT4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9EK/HR8VDT4Y/F5PO9EKHR8VDT4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/O9EK/HR8VDT4Y/F5PO9EKHR8VDT4Y.SMALL.jpg Tzabary Hello everyone! This will be my instructible for the second table cover I'm making.. This time I'm making PACMAN ! It's great for making a new table, covering an old one or applying this technique to something defferent than a table.   You can turn it into a new table or make it the s...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 12:47:16 PST
Outbuildings: Sheds http://www.instructables.com/id/Outbuildings-Sheds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A1VV/HKZ9IP30/FPJA1VVHKZ9IP30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A1VV/HKZ9IP30/FPJA1VVHKZ9IP30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A1VV/HKZ9IP30/FPJA1VVHKZ9IP30.SMALL.jpg blkhawk A shed is a perfect place for makers. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 04:51:32 PDT
how to build a nice little custom deck http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-nice-little-custom-deck/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 04:47:35 PDT
Carpenter themed fathers day coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenter-themed-fathers-day-coat-rack/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 06:41:50 PDT
Vintage Looking Wall Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Looking-Wall-Hanger/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 15:46:24 PDT
How to install hard wood floors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-hard-wood-floors/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 08:21:47 PDT
Architectural Gingerbread http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Gingerbread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZHH4/HCV8X1FQ/FN5ZHH4HCV8X1FQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZHH4/HCV8X1FQ/FN5ZHH4HCV8X1FQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZHH4/HCV8X1FQ/FN5ZHH4HCV8X1FQ.SMALL.jpg Lord of The Things First I googled some pics of Architectural Gingerbread so I could get a rough idea of what I want.  With a felt pen I drew out my design on some extra thick scrap plywood.  I then drilled some holes to make it easier to cut with a jig/saber saw. To make sure my patterns were correctly repeated and r...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:26:16 PST
Building a cozy shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-cozy-shed/
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Sun, 21 Oct 2012 23:58:51 PDT
Refinish and Stain Wood Siding http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-and-Stain-Wood-Siding/
Refinish and Stain Wood Siding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZHRK/H994NEO2/FSBZHRKH994NEO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZHRK/H994NEO2/FSBZHRKH994NEO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/ZHRK/H994NEO2/FSBZHRKH994NEO2.SMALL.jpg dbc1218 Update November 2012:  I have finished staining the house and have added the final pictures! Last year I bought a house, my first house.  I had been looking at houses for over a year and finally found this small house in a nice neighborhood that is very close to my work.  Actually its so close I wa...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 20:31:33 PDT
Wood Paneling: A simple and inexpensive way to upgrade any room http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Paneling-A-simple-and-inexpensive-way-to-upg/
Wood Paneling: A simple and inexpensive way to upgrade any room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BTMG/H703ZUEE/F05BTMGH703ZUEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BTMG/H703ZUEE/F05BTMGH703ZUEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/BTMG/H703ZUEE/F05BTMGH703ZUEE.SMALL.jpg urant The Inspiration. When I got married, we decided to live in my apartment. The location was great, but it did need a little work. And what needed the most work was our single bathroom. As a single guy, I knew that the bathroom was bad (but I could still live with it). Needles to say my wife had a ver...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:17:31 PDT
Installing a TV in a sauna http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-TV-in-a-sauna/
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 21:42:46 PDT
Money box made from scrap material http://www.instructables.com/id/Money-box-made-from-scrap-material/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2KRE/H461WWW9/F2I2KREH461WWW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2KRE/H461WWW9/F2I2KREH461WWW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2KRE/H461WWW9/F2I2KREH461WWW9.SMALL.jpg guyflagg In this project I took scrap materials: Wood Acrylic to make a box for collecting money for prints that are done at the TechShop Soma. I found a scrap piece of wood, that was a piece cut from the table saw, so it was square so it would only require table saw and chop saw to cut to correct lengths...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 20:30:19 PDT
How to strip paint from an old door. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-strip-paint-from-an-old-door/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 17:34:58 PST
Build a Curved Wooden Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Curved-Wooden-Fence/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 14:56:03 PST
Paint Realistic Faux Wood Grain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Realistic-Faux-Wood-Grain/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SMALL.jpg chrisorr This instructable demonstrates how to create a realistic painted wood grain.  This application was on a banister but could be used on many surfaces. Enjoy!
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:32:23 PST
Building a wooden deck over a concrete one http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-wooden-deck-over-a-concrete-one/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2011 18:15:06 PDT
Repairing a rotted wall or floor joist http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-rotted-wall-or-floor-joist/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 12:25:22 PDT
*Camper deck kitchen* http://www.instructables.com/id/deck-kitchen/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:45:30 PST
My sweet back patio http://www.instructables.com/id/My-sweet-back-patio/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DT7W/GIYWW9DA/FQ1DT7WGIYWW9DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DT7W/GIYWW9DA/FQ1DT7WGIYWW9DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DT7W/GIYWW9DA/FQ1DT7WGIYWW9DA.SMALL.jpg Dr. Pepper It all started out as a dream. My back yard was nasty when we moved to our new house and my family said it had to be fixed. The planning took about 2 months and a lot of paper (for drawings). When we finally got it finished in the summer of 09 (I know it's late to post it) my family knew we had real...
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Sat, 15 Jan 2011 14:18:30 PST
Alternating Tread Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Right-foot-stairs/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 20:06:58 PST
Building a Cob Wood Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Cob-Wood-Shed/
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Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:36:24 PST
How to remove a wood stove? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-wood-stove/
How to remove a wood stove? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4LNH/G9NGTRR1/FU54LNHG9NGTRR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4LNH/G9NGTRR1/FU54LNHG9NGTRR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/4LNH/G9NGTRR1/FU54LNHG9NGTRR1.SMALL.jpg ahsenjaffer So you are debating whether to pay someone or DIY remove your wood stove.  You should give this a go only if: 1) There are at least 2 people available 2) All involved are healthy enough to do heavy lifting Otherwise pay someone to avoid any possible injury.   You will need the following: * Screw...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:42:57 PDT
How to build a floating deck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-floating-deck/
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Sun, 28 Mar 2010 13:34:07 PDT
Sand and refinish your hardwood floors with a converted floor polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-and-refinish-your-hardwood-floors-with-a-conv/
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Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:10:51 PST
Pretty boxwood wall covering around your mounted TV http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-boxwood-wall-covering-around-your-mounted-T/
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Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:42:49 PDT
Storage Rack Made From Scrap Lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Rack-Made-From-Scrap-Lumber/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 17:51:21 PDT
Room Divider from Louvered Bi-Fold Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Divider-from-Louvered-Bi-Fold-Doors/
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Sat, 16 May 2009 23:34:28 PDT
The Office http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Office/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ROV5/FNI43Y5P/FHJROV5FNI43Y5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ROV5/FNI43Y5P/FHJROV5FNI43Y5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/ROV5/FNI43Y5P/FHJROV5FNI43Y5P.SMALL.jpg Flark This is my office which I built during the summer. I live in a two-room apartment, meaning I had to build the office in the bedroom, so I decided to work on clearly defining the two different types of spaces. The shelves frame the office by shooting directly out from the wall, hanging on wires, whic...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2008 23:22:00 PST
How to make a little fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-little-fence/
How to make a little fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EKMW/FEMY2PU6/FZDEKMWFEMY2PU6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EKMW/FEMY2PU6/FZDEKMWFEMY2PU6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EKMW/FEMY2PU6/FZDEKMWFEMY2PU6.SMALL.jpg Andruha1123 ok, have you been remodeling your house and have some hardwood floor board left? Well we did, most of them are rejects, some were just left over. So, me and my dad made this little fence around shed in our backyard. It took about 2-3 hours. Tools Ok, you will need some tools. 1 pic: table saw 2 ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 10:57:59 PDT
house architecture // computer architecture http://www.instructables.com/id/house-architecture--computer-architecture/
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Mon, 5 Feb 2007 20:06:45 PST
Easy Home Bar Top (3-Day, 60 Bucks, Good for college students) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Home-Bar-Top-3-Day%2c-60-Bucks%2c-Good-for-colle/
Easy Home Bar Top (3-Day, 60 Bucks, Good for college students) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8U0/IE0EXCFFJ3A/FZ9W8U0IE0EXCFFJ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8U0/IE0EXCFFJ3A/FZ9W8U0IE0EXCFFJ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8U0/IE0EXCFFJ3A/FZ9W8U0IE0EXCFFJ3A.SMALL.jpg andyvich This is a set of instructions on how to make a simple but very useful home bar top to be mounted on top of a boring existing peice of furniture. (in our case an old product display case from my buddy's co-op) Human Factors Test-Fitting (Sizing) Grab some cheap bar stools off of craigslist (got 2 ...
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Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:04:51 PST
Custom Shelving for Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Shelving-for-Garage/
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006 13:13:14 PDT
Create your own amazing Disco Bar! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-amazing-Disco-Bar!/
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Mon, 15 May 2006 16:28:51 PDT
Roof making http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-making/
Roof making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/79OU/05REP27TD4P/FCM79OU05REP27TD4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/79OU/05REP27TD4P/FCM79OU05REP27TD4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/79OU/05REP27TD4P/FCM79OU05REP27TD4P.SMALL.jpg maffiou First project, quite a low tech one... but hey... Not that long ago, I purchased a building whose roof was made of cement sheets known to contain asbestos. As I intended to move in with my wife and kids, there was no way I was keeping it like that: So I decided to change the roof for a standard ti...
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Thu, 2 Mar 2006 05:29:33 PST