Instructables: exploring - photos - bookshelves http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:37:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Birch Limb Wall Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Birch-Limb-Wall-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SMALL.jpg phemy I recently redid my bedroom in a nature theme and wanted to incorporate birch somehow.  I went and cut down some small birch trees on a friends property and used the limbs to make this shelf.  I bought cheap pine board at Home Depot and had them cut the boards to length for me because I only have a ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:39:29 PDT
Easy Build - Nice Finish Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Nice-Finish-Book-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/NOVV/HQA04EJQ/F3TNOVVHQA04EJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/NOVV/HQA04EJQ/F3TNOVVHQA04EJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/NOVV/HQA04EJQ/F3TNOVVHQA04EJQ.SMALL.jpg wonkabrains I built this bookshelf in my spare time, and it didn't cost much, or take a long time. The wood working was quite simple (I just followed the plans.) I made it out of oak, and finished it with golden oak stain. I picked out some tiles by Totem ($20-$30) and placed them on the top, flush with the tri...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:32:47 PST
Simple dorm room plant shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-dorm-room-plant-shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/3YDA/HO2391Z9/F6F3YDAHO2391Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/3YDA/HO2391Z9/F6F3YDAHO2391Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/3YDA/HO2391Z9/F6F3YDAHO2391Z9.SMALL.jpg facklere I don't have a window sill in my dorm room, but I wanted my plant friends to be able to enjoy light in the window, so I picked up a board and some hardware and made them a simple shelf that attaches to the window without any holes. Chose my hardware purely based on what they had at Lowes, but if it...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:34:33 PST
My Room - Improved! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Room-Improved/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/8YSO/HNVBF1N3/F648YSOHNVBF1N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/8YSO/HNVBF1N3/F648YSOHNVBF1N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/8YSO/HNVBF1N3/F648YSOHNVBF1N3.SMALL.jpg tclemmo To be honest, I'm really quite happy with my room right now. But everything has room for improvement, and there's a 3D printer at stake! Seriously, who wouldn't want a 3D printer? But anyway, back on topic. As you can see, I LOVE my storage space. Being a bookworm really doesn't help! I've already g...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:37:08 PST
Beehive Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Shelf-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/4UR6/HJ601E4Y/FPI4UR6HJ601E4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/4UR6/HJ601E4Y/FPI4UR6HJ601E4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/4UR6/HJ601E4Y/FPI4UR6HJ601E4Y.SMALL.jpg sarahfetterman How to make a shelf hidden as a Beehive in the corner. Materials: 1. Salvaged wood. If you are buying than I suggest pine as it's cheap, pliable, and smells delicious when you cut it. A 1 x 4 is about 7 dollars from OSH or Home Depot. 2. Wood Glue (If you have a nail gun that works too). How to Ma...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 17:17:23 PDT
Sign tree for Twin 5 year olds Neverland Birthday Party out of Old Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Sign-tree-for-Twin-5-year-olds-Neverland-Birthday-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/TD69/HHI55TJH/FW6TD69HHI55TJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/TD69/HHI55TJH/FW6TD69HHI55TJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/TD69/HHI55TJH/FW6TD69HHI55TJH.SMALL.jpg Honeylam My daughter came across a sign with all sorts of cool references to old books.  Asked me if I could make one for her twins' birthday party that was themed for Neverland.  This is what I came up with.  We live where you can just walk out in the desert and pick up old wood, so my husband and I took th...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 15:52:58 PDT
Boards & Baling Twine: A Rafter Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Boards-Baling-Twine-A-Rafter-Bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/A5YY/HFPTH42A/FF5A5YYHFPTH42A.SMALL.jpg gwylan Just after I finished building my small (~200 square feet) house (if any such project can ever be said to be done) I found myself in dire need of more bookshelves. I’d built one in next to my desk, and had one short stretch of wall where I could position a freestanding set of shelves, but that was i...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:17:27 PDT
Adjustable bookshelf for angled walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-bookshelf-for-angled-walls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/RQ06/HCB8KQLI/FZXRQ06HCB8KQLI.SMALL.jpg simonvp Since angled walls/roofs are hard to make shelving systems for, I have made a bookshelf to utilize this mostly lost space. You can adjust the bookshelf to every angle, by adapting the bolts en setting the angle right.  If you want to, you can also put it on a regular wall, wherever you want, or on a...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 12:21:37 PST
GIANT HASHTAG (also bookshelf) http://www.instructables.com/id/GIANT-HASHTAG-also-bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/07NV/HAM7J5SV/FTC07NVHAM7J5SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/07NV/HAM7J5SV/FTC07NVHAM7J5SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/07NV/HAM7J5SV/FTC07NVHAM7J5SV.SMALL.jpg JohnBussiere Say you're bored, sitting at home and think to yourself, "Wouldn't it be great if I had a giant hashtag? I could even use it as a bookshelf, what fun". If you're like me or thousands of other citizens who are yearning to juxtapose the physical with the digital realms, step right up! What you'll nee...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 10:33:37 PST
Step Ladder Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-Ladder-Bookshelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/G6NV/HA4MG88R/FXRG6NVHA4MG88R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/G6NV/HA4MG88R/FXRG6NVHA4MG88R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/G6NV/HA4MG88R/FXRG6NVHA4MG88R.SMALL.jpg stncilr Built a bookshelf with an old step ladder i found in the thrash. Varnished with water based varathane and added a lauan backing to prevent books from falling through. Cost was pretty much free cause i had wood scraps and varnish laying around 
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 21:13:40 PST
how to make 'free' brackets for sturdy shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-free-brackets-for-sturdy-shelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BRP8/H673CZYD/FBBBRP8H673CZYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BRP8/H673CZYD/FBBBRP8H673CZYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BRP8/H673CZYD/FBBBRP8H673CZYD.SMALL.jpg widget2007 I bought lumber yesterday to make the shelves themselves, for two 2"X12"X8' shelves it was $17.00, the brackets are made from end cut-offs from other projects...throw nothing away over 10" or so, you WILL find a use for the pieces if you have them around. I used scrap from a 1"X10" board for the out...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 11:28:32 PDT
Bookshelf ladder style http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-shelf-ladder-style/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/U3IC/H3QFLTNQ/FL5U3ICH3QFLTNQ.SMALL.jpg Abacus12   I wanted to custom build a bookshelf to make use of a useless space in our living room. I also wanted something that I could easily take apart and move  Iater on if I wanted to relocate it, and it could be easily moved by one person. So  I came up with a ladder style book shelf. The shelves can be...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:55:28 PDT
hot and cool customized shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/hot-and-cool-customized-shelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/0HJ4/H2WET445/F6T0HJ4H2WET445.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/0HJ4/H2WET445/F6T0HJ4H2WET445.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/0HJ4/H2WET445/F6T0HJ4H2WET445.SMALL.jpg nessa30 customized shelves made of wood, designed in computer, and brought to real life. draw shelves design on paper, scan into computer, edit image to create a template, print out template, use template on real material such as wood, use scroll saw to cut out design from template, measure well, unite piec...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:30:33 PDT
Old Door + Fallen Branches = Shelves! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Door-Fallen-Branches-Shelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DI2J/H1JUIILL/FI3DI2JH1JUIILL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DI2J/H1JUIILL/FI3DI2JH1JUIILL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/DI2J/H1JUIILL/FI3DI2JH1JUIILL.SMALL.jpg laxcatcreations To go with our forest theme, as well as to be consistent with our habit of upcycling materials for our nursery, we decided to make wall shelves from an old door and some pine branches we found. Check out the step-by-step process at our blog!
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:10:54 PDT
Modular Furniture Cubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Furniture-Cubes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DU0Q/GYC4V0PA/FRWDU0QGYC4V0PA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DU0Q/GYC4V0PA/FRWDU0QGYC4V0PA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DU0Q/GYC4V0PA/FRWDU0QGYC4V0PA.SMALL.jpg bwrussell I've always liked the look of square bookshelves, like the ones Ikea sells, the EXPEDIT series, but when I created the shelves I was a year from graduating from college and looking at several moves in the future, which aren't fun with big furniture. My solution was to create individual cubes, which ...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 10:06:24 PST
Tetris book and other stuff shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetris-book-and-other-stuff-shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/CXQG/GXBJZ902/FP2CXQGGXBJZ902.SMALL.jpg venenobr Hi everyone... I got the scheme here and built this in my vacation... It´s really cool.. Thanks
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 07:35:09 PST
Toy Bin Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Bin-Storage-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/WPQA/GU7FXU4C/FC6WPQAGU7FXU4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/WPQA/GU7FXU4C/FC6WPQAGU7FXU4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/WPQA/GU7FXU4C/FC6WPQAGU7FXU4C.SMALL.jpg CarlS This is a very quick shelf to hold plastic bins for things like toys.  You can see some of the variations on the bins we used over the years in the pictures.  Since this shelf uses dimensional lumber from the home improvement store, it is very easy to build - only uses drywall screws.  I added some ...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:47:52 PST
Workspace Renovation & Reorganization http://www.instructables.com/id/Workspace-Renovation-Reorganization/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/HJ5X/GSUSN51W/FMHHJ5XGSUSN51W.SMALL.jpg NHLavalanche My small lofted apartment in Chicago is often purposely minimal to prevent too much clutter. However, when you enter the 700ft2 apartment, there is a small pocket (seen below) that leads towards the bathroom and storage space. Currently, the space is awkwardly being used- not enough furniture is ava...
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Sun, 25 Sep 2011 20:29:47 PDT
Back from Africa and THIS is my room? http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-from-Africa-and-THIS-is-my-room/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/MDI9/GSOEMUJW/FRNMDI9GSOEMUJW.SMALL.jpg emilygraceking My husband and I live with a wonderful girl named Stephanie. Stephanie was an intern for our program that built vegetable gardens for schools to grow produce for food pantries and sought to humanize the needy through massive food distribution, and as part of that program she and three other interns ...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 15:39:16 PDT
DIY Cardboard Mini Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Mini-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/R6A2/GPZAHD9X/FB9R6A2GPZAHD9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/R6A2/GPZAHD9X/FB9R6A2GPZAHD9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/R6A2/GPZAHD9X/FB9R6A2GPZAHD9X.SMALL.jpg prosper58 Concept. A mini shelf made of cardboard. You can customize it to any size/shape. You can also add your own features to it. It's pretty easy and quick to make. I went with an awkward __/*** shape.
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 09:24:19 PDT
Comics Storage Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Comics-Storage-Unit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/45VS/GP7IEYEM/FWI45VSGP7IEYEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/45VS/GP7IEYEM/FWI45VSGP7IEYEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/45VS/GP7IEYEM/FWI45VSGP7IEYEM.SMALL.jpg tbarklay I built this Comics unit using a bookshelf I bought for $30 at a bargain basement and an old entertainment unit. I used timber to reinforce the back of the bookshelf and then bolted it to the entertainment unit. some simple repositioning of the shelves, some title dividers and a bit of decoration an...
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 23:36:30 PDT
Bookshelf hiding old window http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-hiding-old-window/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2E66/GMON5WWL/F4I2E66GMON5WWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2E66/GMON5WWL/F4I2E66GMON5WWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/2E66/GMON5WWL/F4I2E66GMON5WWL.SMALL.jpg craigdn We made some additions to our offices and there were two windows that needed to be boarded up. I made this bookshelf to fit into the gap at the window. There is one of these bookshelves on each side of the window. They rest on the window sill and are also screwed into the wall in numerous places. T...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 12:56:03 PDT
Floating bookshelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-bookshelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/P47Q/GMON5X5L/FCPP47QGMON5X5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/P47Q/GMON5X5L/FCPP47QGMON5X5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/P47Q/GMON5X5L/FCPP47QGMON5X5L.SMALL.jpg craigdn I welded up steel sub-frames in order to provide a very firm and rigid foundation for my shelves. I then clad the frames with wood. The end result is a set of very attractive and durable shelves without any vertical supports - they appear to float.
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 12:56:01 PDT
Slideshow: Cardboard Mushroom Bookshelf (Hot-glue Method) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Mushroom-Bookshelf-Hot-glue-Method/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/DORF/GLAMQ9KP/FN6DORFGLAMQ9KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/DORF/GLAMQ9KP/FN6DORFGLAMQ9KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/DORF/GLAMQ9KP/FN6DORFGLAMQ9KP.SMALL.jpg Scriptone I wanted to test a different construction method with cardboard shelves.Would it be as durable as the Eric Guiomar strut construction method? It uses a lot less cardboard and smaller pieces could be joined together to 'jig-saw' a larger construction. It's able to take up less room and hold a lot ...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 15:56:48 PDT
My "Invisible" Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Invisible-Book-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QTNO/G145S6ZD/F4YQTNOG145S6ZD.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 This is my version of dorxincandeland's Invisible Book Shelf found on this website. You can copy this link. http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Book-Shelf/ I take no credit for this idea. These are just the pictures of the one that I constructed by using that AMAZING Instructable. Enjoy.*****P...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:41:11 PDT
Nomad Bookshelves Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomad-Bookshelves-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DOMZ/GM7E7BCK/FW5DOMZGM7E7BCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DOMZ/GM7E7BCK/FW5DOMZGM7E7BCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DOMZ/GM7E7BCK/FW5DOMZGM7E7BCK.SMALL.jpg WhyIsThisOpen Introduction I wanted to build my own desk using the simple college standard of a hollow door. But I didn't want to have just a door on milk crates, I wanted it to look like a desk, like it was meant to be there. While planning furniture I came across Wade Tarzia's essay on nomad furniture and was i...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:52:07 PDT
Hanging bookshelf from Cardboard Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-bookshelf-from-Cardboard-Tubes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ATX7/FXA3CXNK/FCSATX7FXA3CXNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ATX7/FXA3CXNK/FCSATX7FXA3CXNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ATX7/FXA3CXNK/FCSATX7FXA3CXNK.SMALL.jpg stayce i made this shelf out of thick cardboard tubes in 2002. i found the tubes in the trash, left over from fabric bolts. maybe ask a local fabric store if they have any. i was living in LA, if you live there, you can find loads of these downtown near 9th and maple.i wrapped string around each tube, co...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 21:53:06 PDT
Tube Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Shelves/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/PGLM/FHY0H8N4/F3EPGLMFHY0H8N4.SMALL.jpg nagutron Noah and Mitch salvaged some concrete form tubing for making speakers, but haven't gotten around to doing with it, yet. Since we moved into the new office and I needed some new shelves, however, I decided to use them for that purpose until they get around to stealing them back. I saw a shelving sys...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 19:19:47 PDT