Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:53:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Astroturf Dish Drainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Astroturf-Dish-Drainer/
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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/
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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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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:27:19 PST
Suspended Wooden Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Wooden-Chair/
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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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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/
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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/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Fornasetti Ikea Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fornasetti-Ikea-Hack/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 06:00:59 PST
Thrifty Bucket Tree Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Thrifty-Bucket-Tree-Stump/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:20:59 PST
Iron-leg Poplar Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-leg-Poplar-Dining-Table/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:38:27 PST
Two-Tier Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Tier-Table/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:27:22 PST
Bathroom cabinet with Ikea bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Bathroom-cabinet-with-Ikea-bowl/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:07:08 PST
DIY Treadmill Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Treadmill-Desk/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:55:55 PST
Pallet Coffee Table with Lifting Top and Landing Gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Lift-top-Pallet-Coffee-Table-with-Landing-Gear/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:27:45 PST
Doctor Who Time Crack in the Universe Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Time-Crack-in-the-Universe-Wall-Light/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:31:44 PST
BED FRAME http://www.instructables.com/id/Beam-Bed-Frame/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:57:53 PST
DIY IKEA Document Wall Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Work-or-Document-Wall-Holder/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 19:27:44 PST
Redwood Burl Table with Digitally Fabricated Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Burl-Table-with-Digitally-Fabricated-Legs/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 23:31:27 PST
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
Sharpie Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpie-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:37:55 PDT
Simple bike wall mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bike-wall-mount/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 18:04:21 PDT
Modular Milk Crate Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Milk-Crate-Couch/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 23:40:08 PDT
How to make a bottle candle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bottle-candle/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:41:40 PDT
Milk Crate Chair for camping or Vinyl Storage Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-Crate-Chair-for-camping-or-Vinyl-Storage-Upgr/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:11:06 PDT
Tree Branch Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Branch-Bookshelf/
Tree Branch Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1FII/I0HYUTDA/F5F1FIII0HYUTDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1FII/I0HYUTDA/F5F1FIII0HYUTDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/1FII/I0HYUTDA/F5F1FIII0HYUTDA.SMALL.jpg CrazyClever I've found myself in a new apartment that I've decided to theme with a touch of nature everywhere you look. My plan is to build most of my furniture/ decorations myself and I started with this branch bookshelf. It was insprired by a quick google search that lead me to the work of Olivier Dolle's bra...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:14:04 PDT
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/
Daybed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/EPCZ/HZS8W5FJ/FCGEPCZHZS8W5FJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/EPCZ/HZS8W5FJ/FCGEPCZHZS8W5FJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/EPCZ/HZS8W5FJ/FCGEPCZHZS8W5FJ.SMALL.jpg jaylabrosse I built this for our family . Start Framing ! The size can be anything you want but we went with a standard twin size mattress. 75x39 . HOWEVER ! side note dont make this taller than your widest door way !! our day bed will forever live in this room till dismantled lol! Sheet em up ! Cut squ...
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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/
Japanese Bed Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/MBFH/HZTO82GP/FJLMBFHHZTO82GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/MBFH/HZTO82GP/FJLMBFHHZTO82GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/MBFH/HZTO82GP/FJLMBFHHZTO82GP.SMALL.jpg dSteinel I just finished my first furniture and I really like to share it here in my first instructables. Hope you enjoy and don't hesitate to ask if there are some difficulties. This instruction is more a inspiration than a tutorial. I won't explane every step.This bed is made without screws in the construc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:26:17 PDT
Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Lamp-1/
Concrete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1DC5/HZOM63EC/FHM1DC5HZOM63EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1DC5/HZOM63EC/FHM1DC5HZOM63EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1DC5/HZOM63EC/FHM1DC5HZOM63EC.SMALL.jpg designguy93 Found an old desk lamp at a thrift store for $3, it was missing a base so decided to make my own. About $5 worth of Rockite and some studio junk brought this sad old puppy back to life Make Your Mold Found some scrap wood and cardboard and built myself a basic mold. Also lined the interior with ...
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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/
The Nantucket: A 2 Gallon Reef Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/BLMW/HZMJ6788/FYSBLMWHZMJ6788.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/BLMW/HZMJ6788/FYSBLMWHZMJ6788.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/BLMW/HZMJ6788/FYSBLMWHZMJ6788.SMALL.jpg mmmelroy There is a place known as Nantucket, it is an island 30 miles south of Cape Cod...There is a new contender for the title, a reef tank known as Nantucket! It is a ~2gal marine reef habitat created by and for the QA department here at instructables. Here is what it looked like on the store shelf:Not m...
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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/
Dual Lack laptop desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3CKB/HZJOGYKL/FOT3CKBHZJOGYKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3CKB/HZJOGYKL/FOT3CKBHZJOGYKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3CKB/HZJOGYKL/FOT3CKBHZJOGYKL.SMALL.jpg arpruss I wanted a short laptop desk that we could keep in the living room and that would allow reasonably comfortable use of the laptop while sitting on the sofa. Previously, the kids had been using the laptop while sitting on the cushion of an Ikea Poang ottoman on the floor and with the laptop resting o...
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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/
PVC End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SMALL.jpg syfrog Make the PVC end table above for under $20!! And you don't need any fancy tools.Being in need of a set of End tables I searched around and was pretty unhappy with what I found for what we wanted the end tables to do. This was be small but have some storage space. We did not want drawers because th...
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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/
Leaning stool / human kickstand / wobble chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NU7P/HZDYEEYB/FBJNU7PHZDYEEYB.SMALL.jpg Jonathan.R.M.Webb Now that sitting has become as vilified as smoking, there is a huge movement toward standing desks and leaning stools. I'm fortunate that my desk at work is powered and raises and lowers for sitting or standing positions. I found that standing for long periods can get uncomfortable. I searched fo...
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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/
A beer for two flames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/QXDX/HZ9O2V7N/FE2QXDXHZ9O2V7N.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When you wish to decorate a party, or add some interesting features at pub tables, you can use empty beer bottles and a pair of flames. Follow this simple tutorial to understand what I mean. Cut the bottle With an empty beer bottle you can make much more than trash it! If you don't believe me mak...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:12 PDT
Wooden Chair Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chair-Mat/
Wooden Chair Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/DWYT/HZ88PS1P/FFTDWYTHZ88PS1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/DWYT/HZ88PS1P/FFTDWYTHZ88PS1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/DWYT/HZ88PS1P/FFTDWYTHZ88PS1P.SMALL.jpg seamster I work from a home office situated in a carpeted room, where I sit for hours at a time next to a computer screen.To protect the flooring and provide a smooth rolling surface, I acquired a plastic chair mat from an office store.However, I soon found that I was extremely unsatisfied with the performan...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:08:16 PDT
Floating bedside table http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-bedside-table/
Floating bedside table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/MBIR/HZ88OBOY/FOHMBIRHZ88OBOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/MBIR/HZ88OBOY/FOHMBIRHZ88OBOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/MBIR/HZ88OBOY/FOHMBIRHZ88OBOY.SMALL.jpg crank_girl Hello there! Welcome to my very first Instructable. If you like it please consider voting for me. I spend a lot of time in bed. I'm disabled and need to rest a lot. It's an incredibly comfortable bed with handy drawers underneath. Unfortunately the drawers make it difficult to have a bedside table. ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:13:57 PDT
Liquor bottle lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-lights/
Liquor bottle lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/IYO7/HZ5DUKNL/F0HIYO7HZ5DUKNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/IYO7/HZ5DUKNL/F0HIYO7HZ5DUKNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/IYO7/HZ5DUKNL/F0HIYO7HZ5DUKNL.SMALL.jpg MattBruzer Instructables send our hackerspace (The Rabbit Hole) a whole bunch of Dremel tools and challenged us to do something creative with them.I decided to make lamps out of liquor bottles. I happen to have a drinking problem (opportunity) ... so liquor empty liquor bottles are abundant where I come from. ...
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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/
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
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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/
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SMALL.jpg jprussack Looking to maximize the space of your apartment?A platform bed is an ideal way to gain storage and create a comfortable space.Create a custom platform bed following the building basics show here for any room! This project can be completed over the weekend using tools and materials that costs less th...
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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/
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/UXJ1/HYTI1536/F0JUXJ1HYTI1536.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/UXJ1/HYTI1536/F0JUXJ1HYTI1536.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/UXJ1/HYTI1536/F0JUXJ1HYTI1536.SMALL.jpg kmeier We all have mismatching furniture that just doesn't go with anything else in the house or apartment. Though we all wish it did. Well you can change all that if you're willing to do the work! Since you're on Instructables site I'm guessing you are up for almost any DIY challenge. This is my first Ins...
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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/
Lessons Learned - Mid-Century Rocking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/NPKV/HYLZF5E7/F4YNPKVHYLZF5E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/NPKV/HYLZF5E7/F4YNPKVHYLZF5E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/NPKV/HYLZF5E7/F4YNPKVHYLZF5E7.SMALL.jpg crispernakisan This Instructables will summarize the lessons learned (in some cases, relearned) while making a set of these groovy chairs.The plans for the chairs were included in the book Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects by Mark Frauenfelder...
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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/
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Recycle aluminum baseball bats by making them into modern pendant lamps. This is an easy project that creates an impressive result. Supplies + Tools Metal Baseball Bat Available at a Thrift Store or eBay I bought a bunch of aluminum baseball bats on eBay for about $4 a bat – this is a great price...
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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/
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ZSSR/HYHGEHNH/FR5ZSSRHYHGEHNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ZSSR/HYHGEHNH/FR5ZSSRHYHGEHNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/ZSSR/HYHGEHNH/FR5ZSSRHYHGEHNH.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Create a DIY wood pendant lamp from a scrap piece of 3/4" thick pine. This is a simple project but requires some precise cuts from a compound miter saw. A series of 30 degree bevel cuts produces the 6 sides of the hexagon. Adjusting the miter fence to make a slight miter cut at the same time give...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:38:22 PDT