Instructables: exploring - photos - furniture Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:58:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 IKEA Hackers: MARIUS street sign side table uersel This hack is very straight forward: Drill four countersunk holes into the street sign (use the original seat as template) Assemble the legs and bend them a bit outwards (makes it a bit more stable) Mount the sign onto the legs, using the four round plastic parts as spacers. Done! Tools needed: Pow...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 14:38:27 PST
Estantería sencilla asifshiraz Esta es una estantería sencilla de estilo Ikea. Lo hice en TechShop ( Aquí están las instrucciones. 1. Tome unas tablas planas, de 1' x 8', disponibles en Home Depot. 2. Tome una regla y márquelas según las medidas deseadas. Corté una a 1 'x 2,5', y dos a 1 'x 3,75'. 3. Córtela...
By: asifshiraz

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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:10:37 PDT
Simple Book Shelf asifshiraz This is a simple Ikea style bookshelf. I made it at TechShop ( Here are the instructions. 1. Take some flat pine boards, available at homedepot and lowes 1' x 8'. 2. Take a ruler and mark the lengths at which we will cut them. I cut it into four 1' x 2.5' and and two 1' x 3.75'...
By: asifshiraz

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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:44:04 PDT
Bad idea good lesson niall mc I Built this a few years ago I decided to run with the first design idea that came into my mind. The problem is it’s just not a practical table. Its too deep and it can’t really hold anything, I have a TV on it right now. All the other stuff….. DVR, satellite box etc are just sitting in the open pa...
By: niall mc

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:22:41 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
By: xbremer

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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
Cheap workshop stool on castors Graham Lane I was given an old vacuum cleaner for my workshop.  Very soon I understood why!  The motor failed.  I was left with a stainless steel bin on wheels.  Needing a stool for my modelling workbench removed the unwanted bits.  I then cut two discs of 10mm plywood, one the diameter of the outside of the to...
By: Graham Lane

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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 22:20:09 PDT
Suporte para violão - cano PVC / Guitar Stand - PVC pipes brunnete8D Um simples faça-você-mesmo usando canos de PVC para criar um suporte barato para violão. Todas as medidas estão no PDF.  This is a simple DIY using PVC pipes to do a very cheap for stand guitar. All the measures are in PDF.
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:28:08 PDT
DIY Chevron Pouf Tutorial (A Dogs Daybed) home tree atlas "I finally found the fabric of my dreams, it was upholstery fabric and was not that expensive. The chevron pattern was perfect for our living room because of the neutral colors but the fun pattern. The fabric was also durable against our small dog who now uses the pouf as her personal pillow bed whe...
By: home tree atlas

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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 23:41:14 PDT
A chair for my dad {with name engraved.} hliesener I made this for my dad as a gift.
By: hliesener

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:54:13 PST
Veneer Continent Wood Coffee Table wmobley This is a coffee table that I had made with veneer carved continents on one side and a cushion on the other to serve as a seat. The continents are carved with a variety of veneer and then covered with an acrylic to protect from wear and tear. Approximate dimensions are 24"x42"x18'. I used a plotter ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:17:25 PST
Cheap/Quick/Dirty Standing Reading Desk hobieguy213 Though I am an avid reader, I never read at home because either the lure of Netflix is too strong to resist or I grow sleepier and sleepier by the word. Normally this isn't an issue as I go every afternoon to a coffee shop to indulge my habit, but after being trapped in my apartment for a few days b...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:29:54 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Log End Table homemademodern I've often watched logs burning in a fireplace and wondered what the wood could have become. I purchased these logs for $2 a piece from a guy selling firewood on Craigslist. He claimed they are white oak. By stripping off the bark and sanding the log smooth, I created a nice piece that could b...
By: homemademodern

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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:37:45 PST
Maker Stool peterkiely This was a stool i designed for an Industrial Design class i took. It holds very well and can be utilized as an end table as well. 13x13 3/4" plywood 7x7 3/4" plywood 12x12 1/8" cork 2- 8" 3/4" black threaded pipe 2- 3/4" flange 1 3/4" coupling 8 - 1/2" screws
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:49:29 PST
Secret Compartment in Remodeled Desk 2kmendez My wife purchased this desk from a thrift store for my teenage daughter who wanted it repainted from white to black. So i decided to surprise her with a secret compartment only her and I would know of (and now all of you). I did it more of a challenge to myself then for her. Unfortunately i didn't ...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 11:27:08 PST
Craft Desk ReconDigital My best friend wanted to redo a old desk left by her sister into a craft desk. Something she could paint on and cut and rough up without worrying about messing up a nice finish or anything. This was a pretty straightforward project just sanding down and repainting. as simple as it was it breathed ne...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 11:39:06 PST
Corian: Not Just For Worksurfaces customsj Corian. It's been around some years but I recently have had the chance to work with it and learn about it at the UKs number one Corian supplier, CD:UK. The main use for Corian is for work surfaces, mainly kitchens and bathrooms, but I wanted to see if I could use it for other products. With it bein...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 23:54:37 PST
My mini dinner room ccorrea3 Saw the perfect room on a magazine and wanted to re created for my cousins ans their doll house! made entirely out of wood and little metal tubes for decoration. Enjoyed very much! had lots of help of the little ones easy to make just need wood and glue!
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 04:49:01 PST
garden fence inspired bed end Grovkillen My fiance and I got this guest room that we bought at bed for. The problem though was the crazy price for bed ends... which by the way didn't do it aesthetically for us anyway. My fiance got this idea from a magazine she had read but the one in the magazine was just a regular garden fence (i.e. all ...
By: Grovkillen

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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 04:31:55 PST
Circa concrete furniture Anto.does Circa was born as team project to create new use and horizons for two old materials. Fabric and concrete. And why not use them to create a new forniture line for a living? Undestand what is the best kind of Fabric and what concrete use what pretty hard but at the end we used a 50% wool fabric and w...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 14:44:45 PST
ROBOT CLOCK - FIRST ATTEMPT wkiekens Hello all and welcome to a page which has yet to flourish. Our very first attempt at finding where open design fits in my life left me with my very first attempt at an object. A clock. (I know, cliché but we all have to start somewhere) The instructions and assembly are pretty much straight forwar...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:53:12 PST
Puzzle Table OpenDesign We've decided we wanted to make a puzzle table for a project at school. First we looked at some designs at the internet to get some ideas for our own design.The last two pictures are our inspiration for the Puzzle Table. Our idea was to make a puzzle table out of 4 pieces so you can use every part a...
By: OpenDesign

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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 06:50:31 PST
Office chair covers (cheap, easy, and no sew) Sergeant Sarcasm Office chairs can be expensive, or they can be cheap. But unless they're upholstered in leather and/or vinyl, they'll be cloth and will easily attract stains. And regardless of material, it can wear out. When I bought a new office chair I wanted to find a way to cover it to protect it. The first lo...
By: Sergeant Sarcasm

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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:50:47 PST
Very big secret compartment! Jacob_M Just an idea that I had and I also made this. This will not work on any couch, but this is good idea and you could do something close. I had a couch that I notice the place-for-hands can come off, and I saw that under this it was hollow, so the idea is this is VERY VERY BIG place and NO-ONE will not...
By: Jacob_M

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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 07:26:24 PST
0$ Bed frame mlehmann2 Hey guys, here a way to build a 0$/waste bed frame. It's very easy to build, so just find or collect some cardboard pipes e.g. if you ordered aluminum profiles. Cutting length = Desired bed height - bed thickness I used 25 pipes pieces  for a queen size mattress.  
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:17:20 PST
Round Wood Table with Check Pattern Azwoo I searched round tables with interesting designed on the internet, but I could not found any reasonable product. So I created this:) It was really hard to cut round edge with a normal saw. Next time maybe I order cuts to a shop.. It's able to change center square part  to enjoy various degin.
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 03:49:40 PST
Modern DVD Storage ReconDigital I am a sucker for collectors editions of games, as such I have many games and a few collectible statues. which do not fit on the old store bought DVD rack I had. so I decided to make a new one , this open design with floating shelves allows storage of normal DVDs and my collector edition statues. I ...
By: ReconDigital

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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 22:00:06 PST
Build A Bar Out Of An Old Bed ctx1985 Hey everyone, I made this a little while back and didn't take a ton of photos through the build process, but it's fairly easy and requires minimal materials. What you'll need: -An old headboard and footboard from a bed (Wood) -Two hinges -6 wood plugs -4 'S' hooks -4 eye bolts with nuts -Some cha...
By: ctx1985

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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 06:16:54 PST
How to make a bed using recycled paint cans Alice Tamani Fifty cans, cardboard and sticky tape! Make a bed. Full step by step at Ok, here it is, as promised, the bed from recycled paint cans, sticky tape, and cardboard!  Let me make it clear, I am not trying to se...
By: Alice Tamani

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:12:53 PST
Lala Pouffie maritimegem My granddaughter loves her Lala dolls, so... I created this,, I followed this tute for the basic shape. I had a good look at this doll
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 06:54:08 PST
The Ghetto Chair MrShambles A completely free and environmentally friendly chair made from corrugated card-board. The chair is surprisingly strong, holding 100kg with ease. Simply get some boxes from your local supermarket loading depot, zip-tie them together to form a long strip. Then roll up the strip and tie together ti...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:11:47 PST
How to make a bean bag cushion chair from recycled umbrellas Alice Tamani Seeing so very many broken umbrellas (actually only the frames break usually, and the fabric is intact) by the side of the road after a bit of rainy weather, and needing some more furniture, I decided to see what I could do. I took a small stitch unpicker (or scissors would do) with me and walked to...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:38:22 PST
Repairing Thrift Chairs with Leather Belts Redo It Yourself If you have damaged seats (caned or rush) but love the chairs, you can renew them. Duct tape on mine was unattractive so I went with recycled belts. :-) Materials: Around 20 Leather Belts -more or less, depending on the size of your seat. Mine is 15"X18" and I used 20 that I bought  thrift shoppin...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 09:31:25 PST
Quick and Easy Headboard - From an Ikea Wardrobe Door rsmith79 We struggled to find anything we liked in stores when looking at "headboards" I then Spotted a neat modern solution that fitted our requirements really well... A PAX wardrobe door from Ikea... The only additional thing needed was some way of fitting it horizontally to the wall... Simple! A pack of...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:39:45 PST
Murphy bed with shelves and extra height murphybedhq We are building a Murphy bed with extra height. We used to sleep on a storage bed (home made too) and it was extra tall to fit a lot of stuff below. So we got used to sleep like 2 feet above the floor, which is nice. Special features: -We have built shelves in behind the bed. -We made a "head-board...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 09:08:05 PST
Under-bed storage unit Elliot Lord I made this from pieces of wood I had reclaimed but hadn't found a use for. The large piece is from a wardrobe and the others are various pieces I'd found in skips. I wanted to have four sections to put different things in so cut three planks to the right length to fit them in. For the corners, I cu...
By: Elliot Lord

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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:09:46 PDT
Magarima stool (Bending stool) YAMASHIATKEN This stool is for TenkaizuBudoukai(Stool contest at Maker Fair TOKYO 2013). 1. Cut MDF using a laser cutting machine. 2.Assemble inner parts. 3.Put outer parts in hot water. 4.Bend outer parts and assemble it and inner parts. 5.Dry it. Material:MDF2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets. Size:H380*W380*L380...

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 03:18:53 PDT
Wood joinery stool(kumiki stool) fablabkamakura_coma Wood joinery stool (kumiki stool)  for TenkaizuBudoukai Material:MDF2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets(300×450×2.5mm  20sheets) SIze : D278 × W185 × H228 1:Cut the PDF data using a laser cutting machine. stool_01.pdf ×2sheets  (for box parts) stool_02.pdf ×1sheets  (for box parts) stool_03.pdf ×1sheets  (f...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 19:30:42 PDT柔/ KahnFujimura
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 05:14:43 PDT
Ikea Coffee table Hack tanlee Ikea Coffee table hack.  Material used Base cabinet cover panel and sultan LADE. All this item was pick up at the AS IT IS section, price is cheaper from buying a new table. This is good also for those like handy work. Material List: 1) PERFEKT ROCKHAMMAR Base cabinet cover panel. 2) SULTAN LADE...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:45:35 PDT
Man Cave chocolate1835 This is a Man Cave layout that has everything you need.This room includes a pool table, a kitchen with w/ a small bar, 2 flat screen t.v.'s suspended on the walls, many seating for friends to enjoy a visit, and more! There is also half bath off to the side of the kitchen. All of your needs convenien...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:34:25 PDT
My Dream Room! whatup54 Hello everybody! This is my idea for the design your room contest. I apologize, my computer is old and I'm not able to download design software so I had to do my sketch by hand. Theres several things in my sketch that I want to go over, because they're cool and it would be pretty amazing to have. F...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 18:48:19 PDT
Life size Electric Chair for $8.00 matersgurl I always wanted a full size electric chair prop, but It was always such a huge expense and frankly quite a daunting task. This idea came to me while  planning our Annual Halloween Party theme...This year is "Escaped". I kept getting this vision of an escaped criminal in his last few minutes before ...
By: matersgurl

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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:50:43 PDT
Cheap and simple beer pong/coffee table ilpug I'm a college student with college students for friends. Some of them have a house, and wanted a beer pong table. We were cheap, so we made this one. Materials: -Foam core door at a home center, pick the size you want. Make sure that it has a solid surface so the balls bounce well. 20$ or so at a h...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:29:37 PDT
KOROGAStool ctakami This stool like a balance ball. When We use this stool, it is necessary to maintain balance by oneself.  There are two roles on a handle. They are a role to carry and a role which stops a stool. If a handle is removed, it can roll. Material:MDF2.5mm 1820×910mm 2sheets Size:H390*W360*L390 How to m...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 06:40:39 PDT
Turntable Clock BradenSunwold I wanted a cool retro clock in my room so i took an old turn table and made it into a clock. I took the center pieces out of the turntable and used an extra long clock part. Then i glued the record to the pad and fed the clock part through the center hole. you can buy these and iv seen some with jus...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 22:33:58 PDT
simple coffee table zatan I use the primitive shapes to create a table. I use the smart slot as the base and make it 5l  5w 2h. Then use the shell function to hollow out the base. Then put the smart keyhole on one side of the base and starch it so it is out the other side. Use the subtract option under the combine functio...
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 22:37:55 PDT
Wine Crate Bedside table/box DiY-WiLL Stack 2 crates the right way up and one on top upside down (as the table). Attach a hinge or hinges between the top two boxes to create a large storage space. As you can see I haven't sanded off the sticker yet... Or put all the screws in. I just wanted to see if it would work... And it does.
By: DiY-WiLL

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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 10:25:03 PDT
Simple MDF Bed asd123zxc this is my first Instructable it is a simple MDF bed which you can see how it is made. i have added some 3D design files. images 4 , 5 , 6 are exported from autodesk inventor software. last two files are the autocad plans of the bed. (dimensions are in centimeter)
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:06:40 PDT
Wall Hanging Rack for your LCD TV ashuinfy This is simple easy to make DIY project for weekend. It just need some basic tools like drill machine, pliers and screw driver with some of your creativity. I got one wooden pallet piece from a scrap seller at very low price, I bought two wall L clamps from a hardware store with screws just :). I...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 08:27:19 PDT
Shoe Rack/Bench Cormaxzyz It never fails. As soon as you tell people you're a woodworker, they immediately start asking you to make furniture for them. It never fails for me, at least. The bench measures about 24" by 10" by 18", and is made out of 1" (actually 3/4") poplar.  The rods for the shoe rack are made out of 1/2" ...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:21:05 PDT