Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - storage http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:28:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tool Box Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Box-Tote/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:57:41 PDT
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Triptych-A-Portable-Arduino-Workshop/
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SMALL.jpg NEIN trip·tych [trip-tik] noun Fine Arts. a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, or the like. a hinged, three-leaved tablet, written on, in ancient times, with a stylus. In this project, we'll be building the Triptych, a portable Arduino works...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:39:44 PDT
Printrbot 3d Printer Classroom Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Printrbot-3d-Printer-Classroom-Car/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:01:35 PDT
Rolling plywood / sheet storage - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-plywood-sheet-storage/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 18:58:27 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-fitted-fabric-lined-book-safe-from-a-hard/
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/BY41/HSBWPQPZ/F3XBY41HSBWPQPZ.SMALL.jpg fluzwup This tutorial demonstrates how to make a book safe that is custom fitted to the contents, and is lined with fabric to provide a soft, attractive interior.  The exterior, or course, is intended to look like a book when sitting on the shelf, to provide some degree of security through obscurity.  This ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Waste-Simple-Rock-Solid-Workbench/
Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/1PID/HSBSMKCX/FS31PIDHSBSMKCX.SMALL.jpg skitz First order of business when I moved into my house was to build a work bench.  Okay the wife made me paint first, but the bench was pretty high up there. After I built mine, my family came out to see the house, and my dad was so taken by it he wanted to recreate it in his garage.  I drew up some pl...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 18:57:07 PST
Garage Ceiling Storage For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Ceiling-Storage-For-Free/
Garage Ceiling Storage For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/FTOG/HSBSLEW6/FXRFTOGHSBSLEW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/FTOG/HSBSLEW6/FXRFTOGHSBSLEW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/FTOG/HSBSLEW6/FXRFTOGHSBSLEW6.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 Make a nice storage shelf for your garage reusing your old junk Have Fun I had a bed frame for a twin bed that the previous tenants left me as a gift. Chopped it with an angle grinder, drilled some holes and painted it. Installed that up in the rafters with some wood screws Then i grabbed some...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 18:40:26 PST
Building an Armoire (aka Wardrobe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Armoire-aka-Wardrobe/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:29:04 PST
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Box-4/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:38:01 PST
Magazine Rack (with Hidden Compartment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magazine-Rack-with-Hidden-Compartment/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 18:19:13 PST
Sugru'd Rotary Tool Burr Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugrud-Rotary-Tool-Burr-Case/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 13:34:42 PST
Portable Workshop/ HomeMade Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop-HomeMade-Workshop-1/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 06:40:19 PST
Tough sack from jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Tough-sack-from-jeans/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 22:17:51 PST
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
Simple hardware storage bins http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-hardware-storage-bins/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:31:45 PST
Secret Trash Can Compartment (Mechanical) http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Trash-Can-Compartment-Mechanical/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:01:55 PST
Free Storage Bins Complements of your Cat http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Storage-Bins-Complements-of-your-Cat/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 11:44:34 PST
Wooden Storage Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Storage-Box/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:16:25 PST
Hidden Secret Compartment ( In Plain Sight ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Secret-Compartment-In-Plain-Sight-/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 10:10:53 PST
How to Build a Storage Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Storage-Shed/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:59:48 PST
Coat rack with shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-rack-with-shelf/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:18:21 PST
Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Rack/
Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/UDRZ/HQINBR8V/FE1UDRZHQINBR8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/UDRZ/HQINBR8V/FE1UDRZHQINBR8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/UDRZ/HQINBR8V/FE1UDRZHQINBR8V.SMALL.jpg jdibala Well my wife wanted something to get the shoes off the floor and organized but also not bulky. I had looked at doing the 'coat rack' shoe hanger but I wanted 20 hooks so that was going to be expensive so I created this. Material And Tools Material: 1"x3"x8' and 1"x3"x4' pine board (I made two)2 e...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:26:40 PST
Apple Crate Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Crate-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 06:58:22 PST
How to Build a Tape and CD Storage Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tape-and-CD-Storage-Table/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 20:32:17 PST
Trunk Filing Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Trunk-Filing-Cabinet/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 14:21:31 PST
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Underbed-Storage-for-the-Lazy-Storage-of-the-Guest/
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SMALL.jpg zeppy_m This underbed storage is for an ensemble bed.  "Storage" for a guest mattress is for anyone with a double/queen/king mattress.  Basically we wanted to buy a Brimnes bed from Ikea, and after a year of ummming and arrring about this we went through the trauma of going to Ikea, but all the Queen Brimn...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 07:28:19 PST
A Practical Use For Bifold Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Practical-Use-For-Bifold-Doors/
A Practical Use For Bifold Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/L4EC/HPTXFP0N/FE4L4ECHPTXFP0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/L4EC/HPTXFP0N/FE4L4ECHPTXFP0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/L4EC/HPTXFP0N/FE4L4ECHPTXFP0N.SMALL.jpg ivan_stephens One of the worst inventions of all time is a Bifold door. They are always out of alignment and are a nightmare to install. I hope in this Instructable I will show you a more practical use. Last year I had put a desk together for my daughter and needed to build some shelves. While I was shopping at m...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:59:53 PST
An entry organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/An-entry-organizer/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:47:01 PST
Upcycled Component Organiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Component-Organiser/
Upcycled Component Organiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/HTUU/HNM4I23R/FBOHTUUHNM4I23R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/HTUU/HNM4I23R/FBOHTUUHNM4I23R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/HTUU/HNM4I23R/FBOHTUUHNM4I23R.SMALL.jpg bongodrummer This is a project in which we make a safe and handy storage organiser for medium to small electronic components. These were our requirements: first, we wanted it to be mobile, so we could take it to places like the Maker Faire, as well as back and forth from home to the Flowering Elbow workshop. Se...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 05:25:37 PST
The French Cleat Router Bit Storage Rack/Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-French-Cleat-Router-Bit-Storage-RackTray/
The French Cleat Router Bit Storage Rack/Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/PILL/HNM4HOMF/F3MPILLHNM4HOMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/PILL/HNM4HOMF/F3MPILLHNM4HOMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/PILL/HNM4HOMF/F3MPILLHNM4HOMF.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I have some major OCD when it comes to organization ... it's horrible.  I need everything in line on my desk, my shirts are hung in order of style and then sub-ordered by color, kitchen cabinets basically look like the cover of a supermarket magazine, etc. My first router bit set came in a case, wh...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 20:21:34 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
Lumber Rack for a Garage http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumber-Rack-for-a-Garage/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 23:45:20 PDT
How To Build a Supply Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Supply-Organizer/
How To Build a Supply Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/S91X/HNE3R04M/FWRS91XHNE3R04M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/S91X/HNE3R04M/FWRS91XHNE3R04M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/S91X/HNE3R04M/FWRS91XHNE3R04M.SMALL.jpg tjp10395 List Of Materials: - 1in. thick Graph Paper - Five Rulers - Pens & Pencils - Stapler - 5/8”x12” Tape - 5 Scientific Calculators - Scrap Wood - 1/8” composite board 24”x12” - Folder for graph paper - 7/8” Nails - Screws - 1”x4” pieces of wood for the border Building The Base Take the composite boa...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:24:25 PDT
Simple Glass Canister Repurpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Glass-Canister-Repurpose/
Simple Glass Canister Repurpose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/74VZ/HN81YT6Y/FII74VZHN81YT6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/74VZ/HN81YT6Y/FII74VZHN81YT6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/74VZ/HN81YT6Y/FII74VZHN81YT6Y.SMALL.jpg onemoroni1 This is from my sister whom I visited recently in Colorado. When I saw this I told her I had to make her famous by posting her idea on Instrustables.com. Problem, she found these wonderful glass holiday canisters with a not so year round decoration. Unable to come up with any way to remove the decal...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:21:32 PDT
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Woodworkers-Toolbox/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
Chisel Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Quiver/
Chisel Quiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/YLJX/HLY7I0UP/FUEYLJXHLY7I0UP.SMALL.jpg CementTruck Years ago I bought several sets of chisels. Some cheap, others not so much. The more expensive chisels came with protective covers for the blades but they were made of plastic and were small enough that I lost them over time. I had to find a way to keep the chisels together and keep the blades from ...
By: CementTruck

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:32:00 PDT
Simple Custom Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Custom-Shelf/
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 03:03:45 PDT
Juggling Ball Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Juggling-Ball-Storage-Rack/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:44:46 PDT
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-guide-for-installing-a-magnetic-shedworkshop-/
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SMALL.jpg first4magnets Say goodbye to your untidy shed with this is easy to follow guide for installing a magnetic tool organiser kit in your shed, garage or workshop. Turn your shed or workshop nightmare into the perfect workspace with the ideal tool storage option. Never lose another tool again! Get your magnetic...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:57:47 PDT
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Marker Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marker-Holder/
Marker Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LL8Y/HL5FJ48M/F5ILL8YHL5FJ48M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LL8Y/HL5FJ48M/F5ILL8YHL5FJ48M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LL8Y/HL5FJ48M/F5ILL8YHL5FJ48M.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano I am an art teacher and while getting ready to set up my classroom I wanted a way for my students to have easy access to the markers without having to search through a huge box of mixed up colors. I wanted something that they could carry from place to place easily.  I can make that I looked throu...
By: Susan Cirigliano

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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 07:09:44 PDT
Industrial Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Armoire/
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:23:52 PDT
Under Bed Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Bed-Storage/
Under Bed Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/8YA9/HK1DG67C/FXO8YA9HK1DG67C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/8YA9/HK1DG67C/FXO8YA9HK1DG67C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/8YA9/HK1DG67C/FXO8YA9HK1DG67C.SMALL.jpg floppyjoe Just replaced my hand made platform bed for a new metal frame bed, but oh no we don't have any storage under the bed now. I glad I kept a couple of old drawers in my loft. Now all I need is a frame. The Frame What I needed was a drawer frame. To make it I cut out 2 x side panels, 4 x cross rails ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:37:42 PDT
Traveling Paracord Jig with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Traveling-Paracord-Jig-with-Storage/
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 07:18:43 PDT
Corner Bookshelf for kids. http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Bookshelf-for-kids/
Corner Bookshelf for kids. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZDRR/HJKBYDJ3/F73ZDRRHJKBYDJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZDRR/HJKBYDJ3/F73ZDRRHJKBYDJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/ZDRR/HJKBYDJ3/F73ZDRRHJKBYDJ3.SMALL.jpg eu4euh I'm a big fan of shelves. My kids have a ever expanding collection of books and more shelves were in order. I was inspired by another Instructable similar to my design. Just do a search for "corner bookshelf" and you will find it. My idea called for a taller version though. I thought it would be dif...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 23:53:36 PDT
How to build a durable storage shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-durable-storage-shed/
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 10:32:34 PDT
Building Simple Quick Metal Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Simple-Quick-Metal-Box/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:29:06 PDT