Instructables: exploring - kitchen - popular Tue, 4 Aug 2015 23:37:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 5-Minute Coasters
5-Minute Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joekevdv These coasters are almost too easy! In less than 5 minutes you have a set of coasters. Clean And Cut All you need for these coasters are little tiles attached to a woven grid and scissors. I found the tile grid at Scrap in San Francisco. First I cleaned the tiles and then I cut them into shapes. ...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:53:10 PDT
Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart
Ugly Dresser Turned Into Rustic Kitchen Island Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> cfreeman8 My sister is moving into a new apartment that lacked counter space but had room for a rolling cart. I decided to make her a housewarming present that didn't break the bank. Using salvaged materials from our neighborhood bulk pickup and scraps lying around the house, my father and I constructed this ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:52:46 PDT
Leaf Bowl
Leaf Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ealbinson5 This is a DIY craft for at home decoration. To create your own decorative DIY leaf bowl all you will need is:1 balloon Your choice of leaves A bowl to hold your balloon in place Paint brush or foam brush Mod Podge (matte finish) Scissors Cut the stems of your leaves The first thing that you nee...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 06:16:18 PDT
FingerGuard - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitko300589 Cut fast,cut straight,save your fingers with FingerGuard. Orientation and support I advise this orientation and support structure for this print.
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 04:38:33 PDT
copper and wood trivets
copper and wood trivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink These copper pipe and wood trivets are super cheap, fast and beautiful! My favorite type of project. Don't you love it when you just have to glue things together and then you're done? Plus, who doesn't love trivets you'll gladly leave out to look at? Copper and wood is much more fancy than the grimy...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:33:36 PDT
Lasercut Straight-Sided Taster Glasses
Lasercut Straight-Sided Taster Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> SquirrelBrained We're planning a beer tasting party to improve our knowledge of beer flavors. So what better way to get started, than with a nice new set of tasting glasses, each etched for approximately 3 oz pours and numbered 1 to 10. I whipped up these glasses at TechShop SF over the course of 2 2-hour sessions ...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:10:53 PDT
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry
Hidden Fridge Gap Slide-Out Pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 In this Instructable, you will learn how to steal some much needed kitchen storage, and not take up any more room in doing so.I live in a small apartment with an even smaller kitchen that is lacking in the storage department. So I needed a new cabinet, and since I do NOT have permission to put big h...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:12:15 PST
Tamper Resistant
Tamper Resistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> davidbordow Tamper Resistant is a brass and aluminum espresso tamper that indicates to the user when they’ve tamped to 30 pounds of pressure. This is important in making espresso because a correct tamp produces a better infusion. I machined the parts using a lathe, mill and other metal working tools. The bas...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:31:28 PST
DIY Lazy Susan
DIY Lazy Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> mysterygirl995 I don't know about you, but, I live in a small house & the pantry is even smaller. So to save space a made a lazy susan to hold my spices. It is really easy & cheap to make. I put mine in my pantry but you could also put it on a table (it could even hold perfume on a vanity table or something) Be cr...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:37:13 PST
Micro Food Kitchen
Micro Food Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChristopherD9 This is my first Instructable.I have been running a food booth for some time. Through the years, i have gone from small, wooden framed, stand-beside booths, to fully covered trailers. This is my first metal framed booth. I also possess a very diversified, and well-rounded skill set, which keeps me e...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:33:45 PST
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch
$10 Kitchen/Cooking Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> tgvoss I was interested in a cooking torch to help make sous-vide dishes look better and to help make créme brûlée. Most of the torches designed for the kitchen are $25-$50 and require the use of small butane canisters, which cost more per ounce ($2.20/oz vs. $0.20/oz for propane). Secondly, torches design...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:00:35 PST
Plug and Play Arduino Temperature controller
Plug and Play Arduino Temperature controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> smrat alleck I've seen a few different temperature controller projects here. I wanted to build one, with the following constraints: Controlled "dumb" appliance can be plugged directly into the unit. I didn't want to hack into the appliance, but more importantly I wanted to potentially be able to use this with mo...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:41:01 PST
Baking soda - the magic kitchen powder.
Baking soda - the magic kitchen powder. - More DIY How To Projects]]> davijordan Baking soda can be a real magic powder. It's a levener, a corrosive, meat tenderizer, fire extinguisher, and etc. The ancient Egyptians used natural deposits of natron, a mixture consisting mostly of sodium carbonate decahydrate, and sodium bicarbonate. The natron was used as a cleansing agent lik...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 11:08:16 PDT
Build a Custom Cleaver Handle
Build a Custom Cleaver Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> rodneywong I made this solid wood handle for my cleaver to replace the original rounded one that was extremely worn. When working with cutlery it's best to cover the blade and wrap it securely to protect yourself. Also be aware to keep your woodworking tools away from contacting the metal that may dull your ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 23:59:51 PST
Knife Block made of Skewers
Knife Block made of Skewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Berkana This knife block is inexpensive and flexible enough to accommodate any sort of knife collection. (Speaking of inexpensive, this is part of the "On a Budget" contest. Your votes are appreciated! ^_^ ) And unlike the commercially made knife block that uses plastic strips bound together at the base (ca...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:15:25 PST
How To Open a Pesky Pistachio Nut
How To Open a Pesky Pistachio Nut - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechShopJim I hate it when I'm eating pistachio nuts and I find one that has only opened a tiny bit. This quick technique, taught to me by my friend Lloyd, will open these problematic legumes every time without risking sore fingernails or broken teeth. When you encounter the pistachio nut that is just barely ...
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Thu, 7 Jun 2007 20:29:57 PDT
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers
Kitchen Trivet (Hot metal pad) from cork wine covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> aramaic Project for all these cork wine closures we can recycle after every wine party at home. If you like cooking - you always need a good surface to place your hot pan after food is ready. What could be better than cork trivet? Cork is perfect material for this purpose. It is natural and environmental fr...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:07:46 PST
Steampunk Cheese Slicer
Steampunk Cheese Slicer - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaskMarvl Cheese slicer made with two pieces of pipe, wire and some screws. Materials Find two pieces of pipe and cut to desired lengths. One for the handle (thicker), and one for the wire holder (thinner). Some screws, washers, stainless steal wire and a piece of rounded wood.I used a piece of copper pip...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:14:14 PST
Glasses rack on wine bottle
Glasses rack on wine bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> vatkin In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make this simple and beautiful wooden rack for your wine glasses that fits on top of a wine bottle. Its a nice way to showcase a nice bottle of wine and an easy and interesting way of serving a bottle and glasses to the table. If your invited over fo...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 09:40:31 PST
DIY Kitchen Pot Rack
DIY Kitchen Pot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClayOgre I like to cook, and when I am cooking, I HATE having to dig through cupboards hunting for whatever cooking implement I am in need of. I like to be able to reach out and grab whatever I need when I need it. I have always wanted one of those "hang from the ceiling" type pot racks, but have never live...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:22:50 PST
Party Glass Markers
Party Glass Markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy Make customized gifts and party favors that everyone will love!  Use these cute glass markers to distinguish drinking glasses.  These markers take less than 5 minutes to make and are sure to be a hit at any party. Materials Small Suction CupsButtons, Charms, Beads - something to attach to the suc...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 20:14:44 PST
Rotating Knife Block
Rotating Knife Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> derwassi Well, there won't be knifes rotating in this instructable, but it will be nice non the less;-)In this instructable I will show you how I created a rotating knife block with a self built groove ball bearing.The knife block is round with a diameter of roughly 18cm and a total height of roughly 25cm. ...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:36:14 PST
Astroturf Dish Drainer
Astroturf Dish Drainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> ucn So what do you do with leftover astroturf samples and a sink that runneth over with dishes? Make an astroturf dish drainer, of course! This contemporary mod-drainer brings a little colour into the dreary job of dish-washing, and is presentable enough to remain in full view on my kitchen counter.Heck...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:38 PST
Penny Spiral Coaster
Penny Spiral Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrJB This is an Instructable on how to make your own coaster out of pennies. Before I get started, I need to give credit to the maker of this Penny Spiral Instructable. I happened across this Instructable, and upon seeing his picture immediately thought that this would make a great coaster. So, I made o...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:38:05 PST
Wooden kitchen scraper...why not?
Wooden kitchen scraper...why not? - More DIY How To Projects]]> warehouse32 A wooden what now??...My thoughts exactly. When my wife requested I make her one of these I thought she was making it up (can you tell I don't spend much time cooking). Then, she went on pinterest and proceeded to show me pages upon pages of kitchen scrapers. She wasn't making it up. Once I realiz...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 13:30:13 PST
How To Make Butter At Home
How To Make Butter At Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> antoniraj Making butter at home for our own use is very easy and does not require any specialized equipment other than a butter churner. In olden days our grandmother used to make butter from milk as well as from curd. Now a days we tend to buy readily available butter from the super market and hence the meth...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:27:13 PST
Carbonating fruit with dry ice and a pressure cooker
Carbonating fruit with dry ice and a pressure cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> gfish A couple years ago, I wanted to try carbonated fruit. Unfortunately, the standard technique was to use a whipping siphon and CO2 cartridge, neither of which I had. Being unemployed at the time, I didn't want to buy new equipment just for an experiment. I decided to improvise.The science is pretty si...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:17:45 PST
Make a Butter Knife for Spreading Cold, Hard Butter
Make a Butter Knife for Spreading Cold, Hard Butter - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammers Hello Instructablers.Here's how you can make a butter knife that can handle cold butter straight from the fridge without ripping up your bread or toast.The original idea is not mine. I spotted it on Kickstarter: project was super-successful, a...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 03:36:02 PST
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack
Automated Pop-up Kitchen Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Firgelli Automations - How To This is a simple Kitchen Automation project. A Firgelli Automation FA-400-12-18" stroke linear actuator was used to pop up this spice rack. Of course the top would typically be the granite square that was cut out originally, and the spice rack could be a coffee machine, microwave, TV, wine rack or a...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2007 12:19:00 PDT
how to stock a pantry
how to stock a pantry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink If you've ever wanted to start cooking, having a proper pantry is one of the first steps you'll need to take! I cook pretty much every day and sometimes multiple times a day, mostly pulling from things I have on hand. When you've got an awesomely stocked pantry, you really only need to worry about g...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:49:31 PST
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps
Recycling IKEA INGO into bar standing table in 3 simple steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> carloratm We had a very old INGO table from IKEA. It was in a very dirty garage and we used it as a workbench.We decided to transform it to a standing table for our kitchen.The process is very simple, and the result is awesome! Cut the table to fit your space First of all, you have to cut the table top.Sta...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:28:53 PDT
Whiskey Ice Tongs
Whiskey Ice Tongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> CrazyClever I have been striving to create the perfect whiskey set. I made my own whiskey stones and Bignoza provided me with the plans to make mini pallet coasters. All that was missing was a matching set of creative and unique ice tongs. I wanted something rustic, and more importantly, something fun!After muc...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:38:24 PDT
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden
Mini Hydroponics Herb Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> kym.teo So... I've recently decided that I wanted to build myself a mini hydroponic herb garden and so naturally, I came onto instructables to find out how to do so. However, the instructables that I found all involved a simple airstone/grow pot hydroponic set up which, while simple to build, didn't fulfill...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 07:53:19 PDT
Keurig 2.0 Hack
Keurig 2.0 Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> technologyguy The Keurig 2.0 is a beautiful, modern brewing machine that produces hot flavourful coffee, tea or hot chocolate at the touch of a button. It has touch screen controls, various programming options and a large water reservoir. I bought it as a replacement for my older Keurig. What I found out when I g...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 11:48:13 PDT
Project Yolk
Project Yolk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Studio Egg The act of cooking and preparing food brings with it many subtleties and nuances. From finding the perfect way to pepper a salad to the ultimate technique in which to scramble eggs – a long debated issue between many cooks. This mass of personal preferences combined with the countless tools and gadg...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:57:54 PDT
Chalkboard Crock Pot
Chalkboard Crock Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Make all you friends jealous at the next at the next pot-luck dinner you go to, even if your cooking sucks. With this easy mod to your crock pot, you'll always be a hit. What you need... 1. A Crock Pot2. Chalkboard Paint (buy it or make your own with paint and grout)3. Paintbrush4. Screwdriver5....

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:46:27 PDT
Laminated Chopping Board
Laminated Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> msparker I had recently made myself a mini-bar and the last piece of the puzzle was a chopping board to fit the shelf i had made. In the garage i had a fair few random bits of wood from old furniture that had been take apart, but no big pieces so the obvious solution was to laminate some pieces together, som...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:49:20 PDT
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods Using an old water bottle
Airtight Seal For plastic bagged foods Using an old water bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thatdan this is a great way to seal up bagged food frozen or not and keep them fresh also makes it very easy to pour out and when the food is all done you can reuse the seal over and over again You Need A Pair of Scissors And A Empty Water Bottle With The Top You can also use an empty soda bottle dependi...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:48:25 PDT
Word art trivet
Word art trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> PKM I realised I was missing a trivet from my life and really needed somewhere to place hot things in the kitchen. I like self-referential objects, and "hot stuff" is a bit of an inside joke between my girlfriend and me, so I set out to make this word art trivet. The actual making process is pretty si...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:15:16 PDT
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts
Ikea Kitchen Drawer Extension - with printed parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> lathe_makeatio Bugged by the dropping plastic bowls and boxes behind our big drawer I've made this extension. The main problem was, that the mentioned high drawers use the same base than the ordinary drawers plus one surrounding rod-line on the half of the drawers height.This is, when you put much stuff in, not hi...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:07:37 PDT
Over-the-sink dishrack
Over-the-sink dishrack - More DIY How To Projects]]> mded I wanted more space on the counter, so I made an over-the-sink dishrack. The prototype was my conventional metal dishrack screwed to the wall and cabinet.I wanted to use a branch I had lying around for the front support to make it look more interesting. Attaching the branch to a plank makes it eas...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:58:39 PDT
The Knife Box, for Culinary students, Chefs, and Avid Cooks!
The Knife Box, for Culinary students, Chefs, and Avid Cooks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustinbikes In this instructable I am going to show you how to make an efficient storage solution for your knives and other culinary tools.  I am a professional chef for a living, and bringing your own tools to work is the name of the game, especially when you are a caterer; part of being a caterer is going to ...
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Tue, 20 Apr 2010 09:05:02 PDT
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives
Restoring Old Kitchen Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> sketchglass There are five basic steps to restoring an old knife: Find a Knife worth Restoring Remove Rust Refinish the Blade Refinish the Handle Sharpen I like old knives because the quality is there, and they're cheap. They were made before the time when plastic and stainless steel wa...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 22:06:42 PDT
DIY Berkey Water Purifier
DIY Berkey Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> sspence Here we will show how we make our own water purifiers from used food grade plastic buckets, and Berkey water purification elements. Materials Needed: 2 food grade Buckets w/ lids (these buckets are naturally BPA free) a Berkey filter twin pack (we like the black, but the white ceramic are also ver...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:19:37 PDT
Easy keyboard fridge magnets
Easy keyboard fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> MiCavaleri This is a fun little side project I had running. I saw that it was possible to purchase keybard magnets for the fridge on Ebay, but seeing as I had both an old keyboard and some magnet strips laying around I thought it was possible to make these myself. And it turned out pretty well if I must say so...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 02:24:38 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters
Upcycled Wine Bottles Into Indoor Herb Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens I live in California where wine bottles are plentiful. As a maker, it's great to have a never ending source of material for my projects and thankfully my friends are happy to keep my supplies up. I built a simple wooden jig to score the wine bottles which allows me to separate the glass safely and c...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 23:02:51 PDT
Hockey Puck Bottle Opener - PUCK OFF
Hockey Puck Bottle Opener - PUCK OFF - More DIY How To Projects]]> Krj6 I've played hockey all my life, so I have a lot of hockey pucks laying around my house. One day I noticed that a hockey puck is the perfect size for a bottle opener. After some research I found a way to machine out just enough of one side of the puck to insert a stainless steel bottle de-capper. T...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 11:34:49 PDT
Planetary gear wine stand
Planetary gear wine stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> konrad_44 A wine stand in form of working, revolving planetary gear. A nice addition to your geeky room/kitchen.I choose wood as it goes well with wine and fits my interior well. I guess that transparent acrylic glass would look great in modern decor.The design is metric and uses 6 and 10mm thick parts. Assem...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 08:38:35 PDT
The EZegg, breaking an egg with one hand
The EZegg, breaking an egg with one hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> maxbacon Maxim is fifteen years old and takes cooking classes in the Dominiek Savio Institute. This is not evident because Maxim has a spastic triparese, hereby he can only use one hand. Because of this problem, the cooking lessons are much more challenging for him. Breaking an egg is really difficult and...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 04:45:11 PDT
California Wine Rack
California Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grissini I needed a wine rack. Most of the ones on the market that I liked were too expensive. This idea was inspired by Scoochmaroo's String Art Map of California. My needs were to hold a case of wine, 12 bottles. I'll stock between 6-12 at any given time. So this was made for that purpose. The borde...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 12:47:05 PDT