Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:39:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Masonry fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Masonry-fire-Pit/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:51:57 PDT
Homebrew Wall Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrew-Wall-Tap/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 11:32:04 PDT
Hairpinned Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Hairpinned-Table/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 19:00:17 PDT
Fabric Covered IKEA Hemnes Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Covered-IKEA-Hemnes-Drawer/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 04:39:52 PDT
Fish Tank Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Tank-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 06:46:26 PDT
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Floorbed-with-a-Bookcase-and-a-secret-compartment/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:14 PDT
Simple Chair Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Chair-Pocket/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:52:09 PDT
Turn an old end table into a cigar humidor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-end-table-into-a-cigar-humidor/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:56:09 PDT
From Kids Bunk Bed to Tween Loft Hangout http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Kids-Bunk-Bed-to-Tween-Loft-Hangout/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:53:18 PDT
Wall-mounted fold out desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-fold-out-desk/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:11:34 PDT
Multi-Use Magic Shelf- Qi-Enabled, Embedded Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Use-Magic-Shelf-Qi-Enabled-Embedded-Magnets/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 19:49:48 PDT
Create space and get rid of wires with this shelfie http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-space-and-get-rid-of-wires-with-this-shelfi/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 17:08:34 PST
Nightstand with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightstand-with-light/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 02:34:29 PST
DIY Vintage Bakery Display Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vintage-Bakery-Display-Cart/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:50:54 PST
Pipe Window Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Window-Table/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:23:03 PST
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
Rocking Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocking-Hammock-Stand/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:36:21 PST
Oak and Walnut Trestle Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-and-Walnut-Trestle-Table/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:10:29 PST
Laser cut planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-planters/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:05:34 PST
PVC Pipe Raised Dog Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Raised-Dog-Bed/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:52:30 PST
Newspaper into Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-into-Book-Shelf/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:19:18 PST
How to build a boat shelf. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-boat-shelf/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 06:27:36 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Walnut Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Walnut-Nightstand/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:17:24 PST
Danish Rope Cord Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Danish-Rope-Cord-Weaving/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:33:04 PST
#SELFIE Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/SELFIE-Mirror/
#SELFIE Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/JUQL/I6004H4I/FS4JUQLI6004H4I.SMALL.jpg randofo The #SELFIE Mirror is a mirror modified to include a vinyl cutout of the hastag "SELFIE". It is really as simple as that. This solution was designed to handle most of your #SELFIE watermarking needs. With this simple IRL modification you can throw away all of your photo editing software. Well -- som...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:41:53 PST
Feature shelving unit for the lounge http://www.instructables.com/id/Feature-shelving-unit-for-the-lounge/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:11:15 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Outdoor Concrete Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Outdoor-Concrete-Bench/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:46:44 PST
Pipe Wrench Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Wrench-Table/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 23:38:16 PST
Kotatsu (Japanese Heated Table ) Alaskan Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Kotatsu-Japanese-Heated-Table-Alaskan-Style/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 23:15:44 PST
Build a star floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-star-floor/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:50:38 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYN4/I55N0QVS/FS3QYN4I55N0QVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYN4/I55N0QVS/FS3QYN4I55N0QVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/QYN4/I55N0QVS/FS3QYN4I55N0QVS.SMALL.jpg zorzo Hi makerfriends!I'm an Instructable fan since 2010, and I've always wanted to write an instructable. I noticed that there is a new contest called "BURN IT! CONTEST"... What a perfect occasion to start! With this project I'm gonna show you how to burn some logs in order to make this awesome garden fu...
By: zorzo

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
Shoe organizer bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SMALL.jpg workislove I live in tight quarters with my family, and lately we've been practically tripping over each other's stuff. I've been tasked with organizing the apartment by any means necessary, and in this instructable I'll show how I got things started with an entryway bench that doubles as a shoe organizer.I've...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
21st Century Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/21st-Century-Bed/
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/90UQ/I53I383Y/FY690UQI53I383Y.SMALL.jpg mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
By: mscharch

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Tree Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Naturtable/
Tree Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/JV2L/I557C301/FUWJV2LI557C301.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/JV2L/I557C301/FUWJV2LI557C301.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/JV2L/I557C301/FUWJV2LI557C301.SMALL.jpg FloorToFinish This idea is a table out of a tree in its natural form, "Tree Table". Gather wood Find a nice big log that you fancy for the base and some branches for the top. Get the base ready Remove bark from your log and sand it down. I start with 40, move to 80, 120, then 220. When its all spruced up y...
By: FloorToFinish

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:54:38 PST
Castle Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Castle-Loft-Bed/
Castle Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/8U9G/I53I2D2U/F6F8U9GI53I2D2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/8U9G/I53I2D2U/F6F8U9GI53I2D2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/8U9G/I53I2D2U/F6F8U9GI53I2D2U.SMALL.jpg urant I don’t remember exactly how it was decided that I would build a castle loft bed for my daughter. Since I have very little free time, my wife usually vetos any large woodworking project (not to mention that most of my projects don´t turn out exactly how I plan them, and never on the time/budget tha...
By: urant

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:55:39 PST
kid's bed from forrest wood http://www.instructables.com/id/kids-bed-from-forrest-wood/
kid's bed from forrest wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VFPT/I4XP47FB/FQQVFPTI4XP47FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VFPT/I4XP47FB/FQQVFPTI4XP47FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/VFPT/I4XP47FB/FQQVFPTI4XP47FB.SMALL.jpg linus strothmann Some time ago I made this bed for, and with my kids. The idea was to bring some nature into the Kid's room and for them to have a bunkbed that inspired them to climb on and in it. I also wanted them to experience that wood isn't a material that is made, but one that grows, that has a life in it, and...
By: linus strothmann

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:47:08 PST
Cocktail Parasol Light Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cocktail-Parasol-Light-Shade/
Cocktail Parasol Light Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/QL53/I4PHOUWW/FXVQL53I4PHOUWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/QL53/I4PHOUWW/FXVQL53I4PHOUWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/QL53/I4PHOUWW/FXVQL53I4PHOUWW.SMALL.jpg holmes.tom Parasols shade you from the brightness of the sun which is big. So why not use tiny cocktail parasols to shade you from your room light which is small?This cocktail parasol light shade is so simple to make. It's basically just sticking cocktail parasols to a paper lampshade with PVA glue. But it's a...
By: holmes.tom

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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:29:52 PST
Refurbished laminate dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinished-Laminate-Dresser/
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By: STLmaker

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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 18:17:25 PST
Spine Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Spine-Chair/
Spine Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/FY70/I49RO7Y6/F4ZFY70I49RO7Y6.SMALL.jpg slicelab Digital design often clashes with traditional carpentry methods when attempted to be united. In this instructible I will cover the process I took to construct a wooden lounge chair with a form I generated using a Rhino - Grasshopper. The lounge chair is comprised of 19 rib-like pieces of Cherry wood...
By: slicelab

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:46:46 PST
Diesel Punk Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Wine-Rack/
Diesel Punk Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/U44C/I441WGS9/FTDU44CI441WGS9.SMALL.jpg Robert Chlebowski Here is an easy project to hold bottles of all sorts (Wine, Gin, Vodka etc). This project requires at a minimum 6 hours of time and no tools! - (note, unless things get stubborn, then you may need some WWD40 and a pipe plier.)This rack may end up being a bit of a puzzle, so read the next step thorou...
By: Robert Chlebowski

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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:29:17 PST
Caldera Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Caldera-Table/
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By: PATHfab

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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:27:20 PST
Rustic 6 Person Dining Table and Chairs made from pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ModernRustic-6-Person-Dining-Tabledesk-and-Cha/
Rustic 6 Person Dining Table and Chairs made from pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1SUM/I6809VQA/FV51SUMI6809VQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1SUM/I6809VQA/FV51SUMI6809VQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1SUM/I6809VQA/FV51SUMI6809VQA.SMALL.jpg DIY_DAVE Here is step by step guide to how I designed and built a beautiful looking dinning table/desk with chairs. It cost under $350 (AU) and I only used what most household tool kits include...I'll show you the items and materials you need. The chairs (because I don't have the gear to make them) came from...
By: DIY_DAVE

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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 03:50:36 PST
Astroturf Dish Drainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Astroturf-Dish-Drainer/
Astroturf Dish Drainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/A20Y/I3THLEYX/FG6A20YI3THLEYX.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: ucn

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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:38 PST
Loft-bed foldable wood stair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-bed-foldable-wood-stair/
Loft-bed foldable wood stair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/7LSN/I3R75N65/F187LSNI3R75N65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/7LSN/I3R75N65/F187LSNI3R75N65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/7LSN/I3R75N65/F187LSNI3R75N65.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After the foldable stool-step and the stair-table, I had a request to design... believe or not, a foldable wood stair for a loft-bed!For a project like this a 3D printed scale model is very useful, so I suggest you to make one if you have a 3D printer. You will find attached 3D drawing files in last...
By: andrea biffi

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:04:05 PST
How to make a BAT-bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-bookshelf/
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By: briciius

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:27:19 PST
Suspended Wooden Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Wooden-Chair/
Suspended Wooden Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LQVC/I3PJRS0G/FUXLQVCI3PJRS0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LQVC/I3PJRS0G/FUXLQVCI3PJRS0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/LQVC/I3PJRS0G/FUXLQVCI3PJRS0G.SMALL.jpg MartinP6 The purpose of this project is to create something out of wood alone that either solves a problem or enhances an experience. Our group decided to create something that could be placed in a home and complete a specific function. Some of our ideas were creating a table, a cabinet, or a chair. In the e...
By: MartinP6

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:07:52 PST
Pine Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-Bunk-Bed/
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By: fisofo

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:44:35 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jam-Jar-Night-Light-Castle/
Jam Jar Night Light (Castle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/CEWD/I3GX62XM/FV2CEWDI3GX62XM.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson In this instructable i am going to show you how to recycle an old jar into a charming nightlight that can be used in side or out doors and can be left unattended as it doesn't use an open flame. Tools and materials MaterialsA Jar.Polymer clay. Grey (or in my case mixed black and white) granite, m...
By: Barry Neeson

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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:56:18 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
Folded Plate Chair #3B - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 This is a design for an "origami style" plywood chair. After doing some initial prototypes with various sheet goods and continuous hinges I settled on this design as a good balance of affordability and quality. The Parts There are many kinds of plywood out there but if you're actually going to...
By: michael.cobb.1610092

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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST