Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - furniture - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:14:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Side Table Umbrella Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Table-Umbrella-Stand/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:29:16 PDT
Workshop Island From Kitchen Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Island-From-Kitchen-Unit/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:24:20 PDT
Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:03:21 PDT
Light up Tardis bedside table with built in lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tardis-bedside-table-with-built-in-lamp/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:44:27 PDT
The Hammock Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hammock-Desk/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:24:58 PDT
Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Bench/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:26:27 PDT
Simple, sturdy benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-sturdy-benches/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:19:40 PDT
Reclaimed Wood L-Shaped Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-L-Shaped-Desk/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:15:34 PDT
Reclaimed Driftwood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Driftwood-Bench/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:22:09 PDT
Reupholstering a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholstering-a-Chair/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:28:14 PDT
Banco de madera http://www.instructables.com/id/Banco-de-madera/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 16:02:39 PDT
Awesome Pallet Wood TV Console - $35 http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Pallet-Wood-TV-Console-35/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:57:52 PDT
His unused speaker into my mini liquor cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/His-unused-speaker-into-my-mini-liquor-cabinet/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:34:58 PDT
Minimalist Hammock-Style Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Hammock-Style-Bed/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:24:26 PDT
Gas Pipe/PVC Rustic Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-PipePVC-Rustic-Furniture/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:14:13 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tyre-Chair/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 PDT
Square seat (Puff) - Puff cuadrado http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-seat-Puff-Puff-cuadrado/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:51:20 PDT
Make your own tub chairs and add slipcover http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-tub-chairs-and-add-slipcover/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 12:09:40 PDT
Coffee table from reclaimed bowling alley lane - for a non-woodworker living in tiny apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-from-reclaimed-bowling-alley-lane-for/
Coffee table from reclaimed bowling alley lane - for a non-woodworker living in tiny apartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B1O1/IBYX0CF0/FFWB1O1IBYX0CF0.SMALL.jpg shubhabala Never made anything out of wood before? Don't have wood-working tools? Or even, frankly, a garage or driveway to do woodworking on? Me neither! But I still ended up making this table, and here's how.I first decided to make a coffee table because it seemed easy - a piece of wood, four legs - and t...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:57:05 PDT
Chalk Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-Board-Table/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:41:19 PDT
Tree leg dining room table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-leg-dining-room-table/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 08:21:13 PDT
Sports Card Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Sports-Card-Bookcase/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 10:27:27 PDT
Partially Freestanding Loft Bed Under $50 http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Loft-Bed-Under-50/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:01:43 PDT
How To Build a Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Modern-Bench/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 11:15:03 PDT
Folding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Table-1/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 21:46:51 PDT
Easy Little End Tables in 2 hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-End-Tables/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 15:03:02 PDT
Frugal Farmhouse Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Frugal-Farmhouse-Dining-Room/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:16:45 PDT
Make a Settee Bench from Two Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Settee-Bench-from-Two-Chairs/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 10:14:07 PDT
Headboard from an Old Wooden Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Headboard-from-an-Old-Wooden-Door/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 05:35:17 PDT
Model Your Before and After Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Your-Before-and-After-Project/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:51:05 PDT
Antique Door Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Door-Desk/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:22:59 PDT
How to Save Your Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Save-Your-Bed/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:11:30 PDT
Rustic & Stylish Pallet Wall Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wall-Display/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 03:03:50 PDT
3 way lap joint stool!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-way-lap-joint-stool/
3 way lap joint stool!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/2IDZ/IBHRRL4D/FNF2IDZIBHRRL4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/2IDZ/IBHRRL4D/FNF2IDZIBHRRL4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/2IDZ/IBHRRL4D/FNF2IDZIBHRRL4D.SMALL.jpg shopbuilt This is a pretty tricky little project but super fun! Choose your material for my stool I choose walnut but you could use what ever you want, even a couple different species. It needs to be at least 1 1/2" thick, 6" wide and about 4 and a half feet long. then you casn lay out and cut three sectio...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:39:35 PDT
C-Clamp Wood Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamp-Wood-Shelf/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:57:23 PDT
How to make a king size bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-king-size-bed/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:42:31 PDT
Breathe Life into an Old Drop Leaf Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-Life-into-an-Old-Drop-Leaf-Table/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:39:49 PDT
Casual cardboard stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Casual-cardboard-stool/
Casual cardboard stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/MHUD/IB8IKK9J/FGEMHUDIB8IKK9J.SMALL.jpg MicaelaUndiks So what I tried to make was a casual stool with recycled materials whose form comfortably receive the body. I used six plotter tubes and some old corrugated cardboard. Although the structure is made only with cardboard, the result was a very resistant and solid stool. The Rhinoceros model and the te...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:24:18 PDT
Cable Reel Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Reel-Table/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:33:22 PDT
A Mantable! (pronounced MAN TABLE!!!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Mantable-pronounced-MAN-TABLE/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:51:03 PDT
upcycle chair http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycle-chair/
upcycle chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/HZ6I/IB7RONEH/FVNHZ6IIB7RONEH.SMALL.jpg acroart The redesigned your old and unused chairs The separation of chair parts You must separate the fragments and pieces of the Chair without breaking it, you should be careful to allocate.While the process of shredding common hand tools and muscle strength. Removing pieces of paint all the pieces, ...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:25:41 PDT
Personal Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Fire-Pit/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:37:54 PDT
1800's Trunk http://www.instructables.com/id/1800s-Trunk/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 12:24:14 PDT
Cascade Coffee Table with Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Cascade-Coffee-Table-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 20:04:49 PDT
Shabby Chic Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Shabby-Chic-Wooden-Bed/
Shabby Chic Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2MY0/IB226JUA/F2T2MY0IB226JUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2MY0/IB226JUA/F2T2MY0IB226JUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2MY0/IB226JUA/F2T2MY0IB226JUA.SMALL.jpg Didemx For the longest time i have been obsessed with both French Provincial and Shabby Chic styled furniture. For the longest time i have eyed off an exquisite royal bedroom suite that is a combination of both styles, unfortunately that suite is $2000 out of my price range. So, when a wooden bed frame bec...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:36:17 PDT
Outdoor Bench With Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Bench-With-Storage/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:31:33 PDT
Garden table with benches http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-table-with-benches/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 12:55:05 PDT
gear head bench seat http://www.instructables.com/id/gear-head-bench-seat/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:11:59 PDT
Popsicle Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Bench/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:20:45 PDT
Floating loft bed for under $150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-loft-bed/
Floating loft bed for under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/Q4TS/IBDTLAYT/FPLQ4TSIBDTLAYT.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz my cousin wanted to be able to put a desk or couch bed in the room and still have room for activities so he asked me to build a loft bed that was stronger and cheaper than a store bought loft/ bunk bed first measure the twin mattress I built the base to fit around the mattress and left one end l...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:12:42 PDT