Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 23:59:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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
Cable Reel Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Reel-Table/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:33:22 PDT
$1 Fix for Saggy Couch Cushions http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Fix-for-Saggy-Couch-Cushions/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 21:30:43 PDT
Steel Rod/Wire Jewelry Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-RodWire-Jewelry-Tree/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:43:48 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
Paperclip Picture Hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paperclip-Picture-Hangers/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:52:25 PDT
Discreet Electronics Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Discreet-Electronics-Organizer/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 16:18:15 PDT
Floating loft bed for under $150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-loft-bed/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:12:42 PDT
Scanned hands long board holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Scanned-hands-long-board-holder/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 12:09:29 PDT
Modular CHAIR http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-CHAIR/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:24:11 PDT
DIY Shabby Chic Painted and Distressed Table Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Shabby-Chic-Painted-and-Distressed-Table-Bench/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 18:09:43 PDT
King Size Pallet Bed Project http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Pallet-Bed-Project/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:36:46 PDT
Sewing Table turned Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Table-turned-Planter/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 09:38:13 PDT
Small HiFi rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-HiFi-rack/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 16:47:29 PDT
TV Fish Tank / Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Fish-Tank-Aquarium-1/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 21:09:14 PDT
DIY umbrella stand (reinforced concrete base) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-umbrella-stand-reinforced-concreted-base/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:21:04 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Garment-Rack/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:54:45 PDT
Hat rack wall mounted http://www.instructables.com/id/Hat-rack-wall-mounted/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:33:24 PDT
Daybed http://www.instructables.com/id/Daybed/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 19:42:38 PDT
Grass Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Hammock/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00:36 PDT
Collapsable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Hammock-Stand/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:48:26 PDT
Napkin Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Napkin-Holder/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:24:16 PDT
California Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/California-Wine-Rack/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 12:47:05 PDT
Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-refurbished-with-lasercut-flowers/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:43:07 PDT
The Makeup Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Makeup-Box/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 23:35:52 PST
Wooden Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rug/
Wooden Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/BGI6/HQQLMVDX/F18BGI6HQQLMVDX.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Ever think, "Hmm, I wonder if a rug could be made from wood?" Well, I have, and subsequently, made one. Using rectangular shaped blocks of premium walnut wood, rope, and aluminum piping, I designed and happily stood on a wooden rug. How many people can say that?Follow this tutorial for the how-to! ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:33:13 PST
Tri-Fold Picture Frame Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Tri-Fold-Picture-Frame-Gift/
Tri-Fold Picture Frame Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IHJ4/HLZRSJ78/FTNIHJ4HLZRSJ78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IHJ4/HLZRSJ78/FTNIHJ4HLZRSJ78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/IHJ4/HLZRSJ78/FTNIHJ4HLZRSJ78.SMALL.jpg etymike They say, "When you're not sure what gift to give someone, always give them something you would want yourself."  When I got married, I really didn't want anything (except the wife that I got), but I sure could have used a picture frame specifically for wedding pictures... ...thus, when invited to m...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 19:06:08 PDT
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Hallway-Runner-Lights/
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/HDOA/HVW4MYSB/FWBHDOAHVW4MYSB.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO You know how it goes - you wake up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom, can't see anything, and knock something valuable over. Or, you come home late, the lights are already off, and you stub your toe trying to find the switch. No longer! We've solved the problem of late-night lighting...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:15:43 PST
Wall-Mounted Vertical Wood Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Vertical-Wood-Wine-Rack/
Wall-Mounted Vertical Wood Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/VRIS/HLJUZMPH/FY8VRISHLJUZMPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/VRIS/HLJUZMPH/FY8VRISHLJUZMPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/VRIS/HLJUZMPH/FY8VRISHLJUZMPH.SMALL.jpg kutlass Want a unique and stylish place to put your bottles? Not only is this wine rack a great space saver, it will bring the wall quite to life! What you need Two 2" x 4" wood beams, 6 feet long (I used cedar) Wine or champagne corks to counter-sink the holes Optional: Pieces of scrap wood for 5 degree w...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 09:34:00 PDT
Concrete 'Tissue holder' http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Tissue-holder/
Concrete 'Tissue holder' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/W4DS/HKPX8YXZ/F1MW4DSHKPX8YXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/W4DS/HKPX8YXZ/F1MW4DSHKPX8YXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/W4DS/HKPX8YXZ/F1MW4DSHKPX8YXZ.SMALL.jpg npeeters Hello to all of you instructable-people! A toilet-visit can be a dull thing to do if you don't have your smartphone to pass the time, this why I made a interesting and eye-catching tissue holder. Why concrete? I always wanted to experiment with this rough but beautiful material. Round shapes in co...
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Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:55:59 PDT
Sugru toothbrush holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-toothbrush-holder/
Sugru toothbrush holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/2D0D/HHJOC64Z/FXJ2D0DHHJOC64Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/2D0D/HHJOC64Z/FXJ2D0DHHJOC64Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/2D0D/HHJOC64Z/FXJ2D0DHHJOC64Z.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Do you know how much troublesome is try to make a toothbrush stay upright on a plane so that bristles don't touch the surface? I try to do that every morning and I still can't do that! So I usually keep my toothbrush in a cup, but it hardly fit into the bathroom cabinet, and it has to be cleaned ver...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 10:24:39 PDT
Dragon Bowl: Inverted Watermelon http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Bowl-Inverted-Watermelon/
Dragon Bowl: Inverted Watermelon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/666S/HHJE3J2H/FUY666SHHJE3J2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/666S/HHJE3J2H/FUY666SHHJE3J2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/666S/HHJE3J2H/FUY666SHHJE3J2H.SMALL.jpg martinbolton For a long long time people have created functional containers from fruit/vegetable skins. I aimed to do the same from the skin of a watermelon instead of being discarded or composted. This is a product made through the experimentation with different materials and processes, which is always interes...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 08:16:15 PDT
Hang your hammock indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/Hang-your-hammock-indoors/
Hang your hammock indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/EJ9M/HFPTJDW9/FALEJ9MHFPTJDW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/EJ9M/HFPTJDW9/FALEJ9MHFPTJDW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/EJ9M/HFPTJDW9/FALEJ9MHFPTJDW9.SMALL.jpg HAL 9000 Ok, guys, so I like hammocks. A lot. You should know this from my other instructable. For the last few years I've been sleeping in someone else's bed, which was cool, but I got kicked out and found myself sans bed. I've since been sleeping on my camping stuff in my own place. It's not so bad, it's a...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 18:45:12 PDT
Crystalline http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystalline/
Crystalline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/PPSQ/HEI41GM2/FS1PPSQHEI41GM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/PPSQ/HEI41GM2/FS1PPSQHEI41GM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/PPSQ/HEI41GM2/FS1PPSQHEI41GM2.SMALL.jpg foldedlightart Crystalline is part of the Folded Light Art series developed by Tacit Design LLC based in U.S.A. This light is made of pieces of digitally-cut and hand-folded high quality paper, illuminated by a LED light, providing a soft ambience that highlights the intricacy and the mathematical complexity of th...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 09:23:18 PDT
Star Wars Cushion Covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Cushion-Covers/
Star Wars Cushion Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/Q65W/HCV9CB6M/FL0Q65WHCV9CB6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/Q65W/HCV9CB6M/FL0Q65WHCV9CB6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/Q65W/HCV9CB6M/FL0Q65WHCV9CB6M.SMALL.jpg backwards lamb I needed some cushions for my sofa and.... Well .... I like Star Wars.So i decided to have a go at making some cushion covers.  Materials And Tools -Sewing machine. -Scissors. -Pins. (Ones with balls on the heads, easy to see when sewing.) -Thread to match chosen design. -Fabric of you chosen ...
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Fri, 8 Feb 2013 11:58:16 PST
Ikea Hack - Murphy Bed with Sliding Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Murphy-Bed-with-Sliding-Doors/
Ikea Hack - Murphy Bed with Sliding Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EC6N/HD4VMDX5/FFHEC6NHD4VMDX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EC6N/HD4VMDX5/FFHEC6NHD4VMDX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EC6N/HD4VMDX5/FFHEC6NHD4VMDX5.SMALL.jpg newfangled We have a spare bedroom that is long, but also fairly narrow.  With a queen bed there wasn't much space for anything else, but we wanted to make the room more multi-functional.  The obvious solution was a murphy bed. We spoke to some of the local suppliers, and for a basic murphy bed and cabinet wi...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:57:26 PST
57 Chevy Classic Car Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/57-Chevy-Classic-Car-Couch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7YCA/HCB8U5WS/F6Z7YCAHCB8U5WS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7YCA/HCB8U5WS/F6Z7YCAHCB8U5WS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/7YCA/HCB8U5WS/F6Z7YCAHCB8U5WS.SMALL.jpg BILLETSURFER 1957 Chevy Classic Car Couch       +WOW Factor      I built my 1957 Chevy Classic Car Couch a few years ago,  I lost the step by step pics of the build but included pics of the new parts needed to build your own.  *Its important to point out the cost of parts definitely reflects the quality of ...
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Tue, 29 Jan 2013 10:08:28 PST
Sole Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sole-Mat/
Sole Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/2M34/H5JVY6BH/F4E2M34H5JVY6BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/2M34/H5JVY6BH/F4E2M34H5JVY6BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/2M34/H5JVY6BH/F4E2M34H5JVY6BH.SMALL.jpg lef212 Hey everyone! I noticed recently that I had some old sneakers lying around my house that were no longer in use and instead of throwing them out I wanted to do something with them.  At the same time I also noticed that my door mat was looking pretty beat up.  So I decided to use the soles from old s...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 06:19:29 PDT
Typographic clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Typographic-clock/
Typographic clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/9OH2/H5F2ZBI7/FOL9OH2H5F2ZBI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/9OH2/H5F2ZBI7/FOL9OH2H5F2ZBI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/9OH2/H5F2ZBI7/FOL9OH2H5F2ZBI7.SMALL.jpg strudl1803 I was in Italy on a study trip with the architecture faculty of Munich. We also visited the main railway station, built between 1932 and 1934. A typography has been specially developed for this station, for example for numbering the ticket offices. This pleased me so much that I decided to transform...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 05:09:33 PDT
Revamp your ugly old fan! http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-a-fan/
Revamp your ugly old fan! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/387Y/GPAS2VHD/FGJ387YGPAS2VHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/387Y/GPAS2VHD/FGJ387YGPAS2VHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/387Y/GPAS2VHD/FGJ387YGPAS2VHD.SMALL.jpg MishaCastilli  Time to bust out the fans for the summer! And as we all know they are pretty bulky and ugly. So why not give it a little sprucing up! Choose your weapon and lets get started! In this case I have a  box fan which seems to be the easiest to work with. And pretty ugly as can  Take apart your fan 1 ...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2011 09:55:54 PDT
Rag rug - extremely easy to make http://www.instructables.com/id/Rag-rug-extremely-easy-to-make/
Rag rug - extremely easy to make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/B3FH/H401W37F/FEVB3FHH401W37F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/B3FH/H401W37F/FEVB3FHH401W37F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/B3FH/H401W37F/FEVB3FHH401W37F.SMALL.jpg Elliot Lord I came up with this idea as I wanted to make a rug quickly and by not using any sewing or special tools. This one (about 40x30cm) was done as a test and took 3 hours to complete. It's all made from old fabric so it cost nothing to make. To make a rug that is 30cm wide, I used 3cm wide strips of ...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 07:56:44 PDT
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Comfy-Couch-Surfing-Cushions-Foam-to-/
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SMALL.jpg Haus Page                So you want to be the host of the party, but your furniture budget lends more to cheap foam cushions from Ikea than comfy springs? This instructable will show you how to take your foam couch and retrofit it on a budget. You will need: Cheap, but good looking foam couch Barrel Springs...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:02:57 PDT
Coat Rack Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Rack-Planter/
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:46:12 PDT
Mount Baby Monitor Camera in the Crib http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-Baby-Monitor-Camera-in-the-Crib/
Mount Baby Monitor Camera in the Crib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/FCCU/H21MJIME/FOFFCCUH21MJIME.SMALL.jpg Doctor Jazz Soon after you buy a video baby monitor you find yourself struggling to get the best camera view. I figured, that the best view is from above the center of the crib. Pole, which is holding the canopy turned out to be the best support for the camera mount. Since camera only has a keyhole mount, I wen...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 16:22:25 PDT
Skadeboard Rack made from Skateboarddecks http://www.instructables.com/id/Skadeboard-Rack-made-from-Skateboarddecks/
Skadeboard Rack made from Skateboarddecks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6BJK/H27CAVB4/FH06BJKH27CAVB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6BJK/H27CAVB4/FH06BJKH27CAVB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/6BJK/H27CAVB4/FH06BJKH27CAVB4.SMALL.jpg seventen I tried to find a good and cheap rack for my longboard, but at the end I made it myself. You only need 2 cheap skatedecks, or better you have some old ones. And with that, a saw and a few skrews you get a great rack for up to 4 boards. Parts I bought 2 decks at amazon for about 20€, maybe you hav...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 11:52:45 PDT