Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:02:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Hanging Shelves (folding) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hanging-Shelves-folding/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:56:16 PDT
Hideaway Drafting Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Hideaway-Drafting-Table/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:51:44 PDT
DIY Pendant Light - GardenFork.TV Sponsored Video http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pendant-Light-GardenForkTV-Sponsored-Video/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:55:27 PDT
Chicken Wire an Old Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-an-Old-Window/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:36:57 PDT
Daybed http://www.instructables.com/id/Daybed/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 19:42:38 PDT
Energy Drink Can Dorm Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Drink-Can-Dorm-Room-Lamp/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:46:31 PDT
Japanese Bed Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Japanese-Bed-Style/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:26:17 PDT
Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-1/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 23:20:09 PDT
The Nantucket: A 2 Gallon Reef Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/The-2Gal-tiny-reef-tank-known-as-Nantucket/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 21:44:04 PDT
Dual Lack laptop desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Lack-laptop-desk/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:19:36 PDT
Bunk bed hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-bed-hack/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:12 PDT
PVC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-End-Table/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:00 PDT
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaning-stool-human-kickstand-wobble-chair/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:13:20 PDT
A beer for two flames http://www.instructables.com/id/A-beer-for-two-flames/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
Wooden Chair Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chair-Mat/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:08:16 PDT
Floating bedside table http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-bedside-table/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:13:57 PDT
Liquor bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-lights/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:08 PDT
Minimalist Black Steel Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Black-Steel-Desk/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Planked-Platform-Bed-Frame/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:38:03 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
Lessons Learned - Mid-Century Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lessons-Learned-Mid-Century-Rocking-Chair/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:57:32 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Baseball-Bat-Lamp/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:38:16 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Wood-Pendant-Lamp/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:38:22 PDT
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Distressed-Antiqued-Paint-Finish/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:55:06 PDT
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:30:45 PDT
The Frontier Homestead Garden Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Frontier-Homestead-Garden-Set/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:58:56 PDT
garbage chair http://www.instructables.com/id/garbage-chair/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:11:04 PDT
pinball machine desk http://www.instructables.com/id/pinball-machine-desk/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:40 PDT
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Rolling-Storage-Lack-CoffeeSide-Table/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:19:47 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood + Concrete Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Wood-Concrete-Kitchen-Island/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:01:25 PDT
DIY Pallet Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Sofa/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:15:00 PDT
Grass Hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Grass-Hammock/
Grass Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VZGM/HXG6Q3QQ/F89VZGMHXG6Q3QQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VZGM/HXG6Q3QQ/F89VZGMHXG6Q3QQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/VZGM/HXG6Q3QQ/F89VZGMHXG6Q3QQ.SMALL.jpg mrandle This is an Instructable on how to create a comfortable and unique hammock from some basic materials. This can be accomplished with very basic tools and skills, the perfect project to do on a Friday afternoon to get ready for the weekend. This can be set up anywhere and will turn heads wherever it go...
By: mrandle

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:00:36 PDT
Collapsable Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Hammock-Stand/
Collapsable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/YBAP/HXG6QJLH/F12YBAPHXG6QJLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/YBAP/HXG6QJLH/F12YBAPHXG6QJLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/YBAP/HXG6QJLH/F12YBAPHXG6QJLH.SMALL.jpg mrandle This is an Instructable on how to create a very basic hammock stand that is sturdy as well as collapsable. I built this to go with my Grass Hammock that I just finished building. This project didn't take very much time and was fairly easy to accomplish.Time: Took me a few hours, mostly because I tri...
By: mrandle

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:48:26 PDT
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Bottle-Sputnik-Lamp/
Coke Bottle Sputnik Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0XQY/HXDJJUAQ/FOU0XQYHXDJJUAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0XQY/HXDJJUAQ/FOU0XQYHXDJJUAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0XQY/HXDJJUAQ/FOU0XQYHXDJJUAQ.SMALL.jpg doddieszoomer Gather Your Bottles You will need 12 glass coke bottles for this Instructable, so get drinking.You will also need:Zip tiesLaser cutterBlack acrylic 3mmFairy lightsGlue gun Fire The Laser Cannon Using suitable software draw out 12 pentagons, these will need 2 stitch holes on each side and a jo...
By: doddieszoomer

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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 12:38:53 PDT
Wheely centre table!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheely-centre-table/
Wheely centre table!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/O9U7/HX8HS168/FJIO9U7HX8HS168.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/O9U7/HX8HS168/FJIO9U7HX8HS168.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/O9U7/HX8HS168/FJIO9U7HX8HS168.SMALL.jpg rajinder kaur It is one of the most creative way to reuse tyres to transform them into beautiful centre table. All you need is little time and lots of threads!! :) Stuff needed!! Old tyres ( stick them one over another using rubber solution, it will take time to stick)Rubber solutionCloth for liningSilken thr...
By: rajinder kaur

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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:26:59 PDT
Garden table and bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-table-and-bench/
Garden table and bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/4P03/HWX4EMMG/FDY4P03HWX4EMMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/4P03/HWX4EMMG/FDY4P03HWX4EMMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/4P03/HWX4EMMG/FDY4P03HWX4EMMG.SMALL.jpg dackermans84 This is my instructable showing you how to make a decent Table and bench.The main reason was I didn't want to spend over $400 for a "of the shelf"garden table set, and by coincident, my dad provided a half car full of 3x3 beams! So plenty of wood to make some of my own!My girlfriends wish was a new ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:52:35 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nesting Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Nesting-Tables/
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nesting Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2NK0/HWRC2Y2W/FPU2NK0HWRC2Y2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2NK0/HWRC2Y2W/FPU2NK0HWRC2Y2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2NK0/HWRC2Y2W/FPU2NK0HWRC2Y2W.SMALL.jpg homemademodern I made these concrete nesting tables using nothing but Quikrete and LEGO bricks. I love how these concrete tables show the texture from the LEGO. I was skeptical about how well this idea would work, but everything went smoothly and Lego formed concrete is my new obsession. Supplies + Tools LEGO B...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:28:16 PDT
the stem lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/the-stem-lamp/
the stem lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/5SW0/HWNUBJ6S/F9C5SW0HWNUBJ6S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Being able to cut my own empty beer bottles I wished to build something which takes advantage of that nice warm glass colour. A lamp took shape in my brain... The lampshades To see a simple way to cut a glass bottle you can read my previous instructable here. Actually there are many methods and y...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:01:32 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Nightstand/
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/8TD2/HWLD908L/FC78TD2HWLD908L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/8TD2/HWLD908L/FC78TD2HWLD908L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/8TD2/HWLD908L/FC78TD2HWLD908L.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Did you know you could use LEGO Bricks to form concrete? I had so much fun making this funny little nightstand that looks like a robot. I was skeptical about how well this idea would work, but everything went smoothly and Lego-formed concrete is my new obsession. Supplies + Tools LEGO Bricks Avai...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:17:18 PDT
Antique Single Tree (Horse Evener) Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Horse-Evener-Light-Fixture/
Antique Single Tree (Horse Evener) Light Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BQH5/HW0FXF2C/FQBBQH5HW0FXF2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BQH5/HW0FXF2C/FQBBQH5HW0FXF2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/BQH5/HW0FXF2C/FQBBQH5HW0FXF2C.SMALL.jpg TMZeeee (Note: People have been correcting me on my title. The sale I purchased the main part of the light from called it a "horse evener". Internet searches under that name brought up images of the same item as I had purchased, so I believed it to be correct. My apologies for getting the name wrong. I have...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 17:20:08 PDT
FleXiseat http://www.instructables.com/id/FleXiseat/
FleXiseat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/LJJ3/HW0FTVIJ/FW4LJJ3HW0FTVIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/LJJ3/HW0FTVIJ/FW4LJJ3HW0FTVIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/LJJ3/HW0FTVIJ/FW4LJJ3HW0FTVIJ.SMALL.jpg EmilyQuartier This DIY product is designed for a three years old boy that was born with cerebral palsy. He has an inadequate trunk control so he can not sit independently, he would fall on his side. At home he sits in a custom tailor made seatshell. But this is too big to take everywhere along. His parents like t...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 09:51:10 PDT
Hanging Paper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Paper-Lamp/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 15:54:14 PDT
IKEA HACK: single flower vase http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-single-flower-vase/
IKEA HACK: single flower vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/XTA9/HW0FUB4C/FCPXTA9HW0FUB4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/XTA9/HW0FUB4C/FCPXTA9HW0FUB4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/XTA9/HW0FUB4C/FCPXTA9HW0FUB4C.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Display your floral arrangement a little differently by showcasing just one. This elegant and simple vase uses an inexpensive bamboo plant box from IKEA and a glass canning jar. This easy to make vase is sure to draw attention, and will really make one special flower stand out. Use it as a holder fo...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 10:42:56 PDT
How to make a double desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-double-desk-lamp/
How to make a double desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/SSDY/HVFLB2V0/FX5SSDYHVFLB2V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/SSDY/HVFLB2V0/FX5SSDYHVFLB2V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/SSDY/HVFLB2V0/FX5SSDYHVFLB2V0.SMALL.jpg gvhauwae Here you will find how to make a wooden lamp, the prosses is fairly easy and it shouldn't take to long, it won't be very expensive either sinse the only thing that might cost most is the LED-lights.And afterwards you'll be able to make a nice double desk lamp! Gathering materials I added a few dr...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 09:15:45 PDT
How to Make a PVC Ball Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-PVC-Ball-Chair/
How to Make a PVC Ball Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/PNHD/HVJ3A9AE/F6FPNHDHVJ3A9AE.SMALL.jpg cbader2014 Materials Needed:1) PVC 1 in x 10 ft (3)2) Cross PVC fitting (7)3) Tee PVC Fitting (4)4) Wheels (4)5) Aerobics Ball (1)6) Nuts, Bolts, Washers (27 each)7) Everbilt Poly Rope Solidworks Bending PVC The first step in the process is to bend all pvc that is needed. This allows for everything to b...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:43:47 PDT
Night Walker Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Walker-Lamp/
Night Walker Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/1XBV/HVGXMBNK/FDD1XBVHVGXMBNK.SMALL.jpg nostrem Hello Instructables,This is a piece I call Night Walker. I envisioned him to be an older gentleman walking outside his home looking for what ever spooked him. The lantern he is holding is suppose to resemble one of an older style. A older more orangey light bulb would be best for a flame kind of loo...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 21:20:35 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/
California Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/97M6/HURHRDUD/F3H97M6HURHRDUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/97M6/HURHRDUD/F3H97M6HURHRDUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/97M6/HURHRDUD/F3H97M6HURHRDUD.SMALL.jpg Grissini I needed a wine rack. Most of the ones on the market that I liked were too expensive. This idea was inspired by Scoochmaroo's String Art Map of California. My needs were to hold a case of wine, 12 bottles. I'll stock between 6-12 at any given time. So this was made for that purpose. The borde...
By: Grissini

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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/
Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/6QMQ/HUAB24RF/FGO6QMQHUAB24RF.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle Decorate a used mirror with lasercut shapes for a new look! Garage sales, attics and Goodwill are good places to find nice mirrors that need a bit of updating. Materials used: Mirror (from Goodwill) Illustrator and internet for design and creating files Silver paint Acrylic (T...
By: Norahbelle

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:43:07 PDT