Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:13:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Acrylic-Whiteboard-Coffee-Table/
Levitating Acrylic & Whiteboard Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/ZFZ3/HY9Y0NCG/F47ZFZ3HY9Y0NCG.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO Here's how to build a "levitating" coffee table with acrylic legs, that doubles as a whiteboard! We made it at TechShop Pittsburgh, and a full BOM and assembly guide is available in the PDF file below.Like this Instructable? Don't forget to follow us, favorite it, and check us out on Facebook!Comple...
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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/
garbage chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/RVFW/HXRU43P3/FQ0RVFWHXRU43P3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/RVFW/HXRU43P3/FQ0RVFWHXRU43P3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/RVFW/HXRU43P3/FQ0RVFWHXRU43P3.SMALL.jpg operate While walking down the street a few weeks back, I found a rusted old folding chair in a trash pile. Its PVC banded seat was busted, but the frame (minus the rust) was in functional condition. I decided to rescue it from a future at the landfill and carried it home. A few weeks later, I tripped ov...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:11:04 PDT
pinball machine desk http://www.instructables.com/id/pinball-machine-desk/
pinball machine desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/I7HG/HXRZN4LT/FPWI7HGHXRZN4LT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/I7HG/HXRZN4LT/FPWI7HGHXRZN4LT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/I7HG/HXRZN4LT/FPWI7HGHXRZN4LT.SMALL.jpg timsway i turned a vintage charlie's angels pinball machine into the coolest desk ever. check out the video to see how! -tim
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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/
Ikea Hack: Rolling Storage Lack Coffee/Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LDV7/HNM4DZ6I/F53LDV7HNM4DZ6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LDV7/HNM4DZ6I/F53LDV7HNM4DZ6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LDV7/HNM4DZ6I/F53LDV7HNM4DZ6I.SMALL.jpg Cezsaria I stand on the shoulders of giants. With especial thanks to: SpaceSays and Jules Yap and drnutella and thebunnykingofnowhere. I needed a compact coffee table that was mobile and cheap. After perusing Instructables and IKEAhackers.net, I came up with my solution. Here I present the Rolling Storage ...
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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/
HomeMade Modern DIY Wood + Concrete Kitchen Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/YRXC/HXLD3T2A/FMGYRXCHXLD3T2A.SMALL.jpg homemademodern My business partner at ZeroEnergy Design has an amazing roof deck and enjoys outdoor entertaining. This outdoor kitchen island was designed to be used as a food preparation station next to the grill. Because the island was planned as an outdoor piece, I used cedar lumber and stainless steel screws. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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 Horse Evener Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Horse-Evener-Light-Fixture/
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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/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 09:43:47 PDT
Night Walker Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Walker-Lamp/
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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/
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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
Hockey Stick Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Stick-Bench/
Hockey Stick Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/YFEB/HTEFN25D/F4ZYFEBHTEFN25D.SMALL.jpg matthewtmead My son plays hockey and I wanted to create something special for his hockey-themed bedroom. His room is decorated with hockey memorabilia from professional athletes and from his youth hockey achievements. His bedroom has room for him to shoot indoor hockey balls against a hockey goal, and it seemed ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:07:08 PDT
Ice Cream Cart Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Cart-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:11:30 PDT
Daydream Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Daydream-Chair/
Daydream Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/7SFL/HT5YLPAP/F2S7SFLHT5YLPAP.SMALL.jpg wei wei A chair for daydreaming. Structure made of fiberglass, upholstered with Knoll wool felt.  white styrofoam 3'' thickness 9 oz satin weave fiberglass 38'' width (20 yards) 50'' width honeycomb shaped coremat (4 yards) 314 Tap plastics epoxy resin (1 gal) +143 hardner (1/2 gal) Cal-O-Sil glass microbe...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:22:32 PDT
Decorative World Travel Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-World-Travel-Map/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:43:03 PDT
Tea Cup Lamp, Coffee Cup Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tea-Cup-Coffee-Cup-Lamp-wNightlight/
Tea Cup Lamp, Coffee Cup Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SMALL.jpg cpurola The tea cup/pot lamp has been around for a few years now, the most popular from Anthropologie: http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-lighting/860093.jsp It's a great DIY project, and cheap made from thrift store items. (or so I thought) Of course I had to buy tools and drill bits and elec...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:09:35 PST
DIY drum shade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drum-shade/
DIY drum shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SMALL.jpg earz_cd When we bought our house a few years ago, the dining room had a white ceiling fan with gold accents and tan blades. It's definitely not the most hideous ceiling fan in our house, but my wife and I have always hated it for several reasons. A) gold is not our thing. Even our wedding rings are silver i...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:28:40 PST
The Makeup Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Makeup-Box/
The Makeup Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/CE48/HR4SW4SA/FCTCE48HR4SW4SA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/CE48/HR4SW4SA/FCTCE48HR4SW4SA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/CE48/HR4SW4SA/FCTCE48HR4SW4SA.SMALL.jpg antibromide Custom created boxes designed to fit exactly what you want to store make life easier.  When those boxes are also beautiful, you really have something to brighten up your day.  As a daily make-up wearing person, I have a specific set of things that are used regularly and are rather oddly shaped.  Ho...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 23:35:52 PST
Code Geass themed coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Code-Geass-themed-coat-rack/
Code Geass themed coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/BZKH/HQVLA6NU/FPFBZKHHQVLA6NU.SMALL.jpg timmolderez One day, one of my friends at the office wished she had somewhere to hang her coat. I then noticed our office wall had a bunch of unused wall plugs in them, (Don't ask me why though; they've always been there..) and I thought to myself: "Hm, two of those plugs just happen to be in exactly the right ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:29:24 PST
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-cover-your-Ikea-Klobo-Sofa/
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/3F1I/HQVL9UQY/FP13F1IHQVL9UQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/3F1I/HQVL9UQY/FP13F1IHQVL9UQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/3F1I/HQVL9UQY/FP13F1IHQVL9UQY.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney We have had our little Ikea Klobo for several years and it's starting to look a bit tatty. We have been using a few throws to disguise it's general shabbiness but it's very frustrating constantly adjusting these. It's time for a change! It's possible to buy pre-made slip covers from eBay but they ar...
By: Mr Chutney

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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:54:58 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
Parking Meter Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parking-Meter-Lamp/
Parking Meter Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/NZY8/HQOJJBO7/FXDNZY8HQOJJBO7.SMALL.jpg mrandle This is an Instructable on how to convert an old parking meter into a stylish lamp. Difficulty may vary depending on what shape/ kind of parking meter you choose. I was lucky in the fact that the meters that I acquired had no mechanical insert so I did not need a key. If you get a meter with the key...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:37:37 PST
How to Build A Toilet PVC Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Toilet-PVC-Chair/
How to Build A Toilet PVC Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/V648/HQIDDC32/F6OV648HQIDDC32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/V648/HQIDDC32/F6OV648HQIDDC32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/V648/HQIDDC32/F6OV648HQIDDC32.SMALL.jpg cbader2014 Gather Materials: PVC: 90DGEB (2) PVC: 3-way (6) PVC: 45DGEB (4) PVC: Tee (12) PVC: TeeSDOT (2) PVC: TeeSDOT (custom) (8) Curved T-joint with side outlet PVC: Pipe (4) 1X14 PVC:Pipe (2) 1X12 PVC:Pipe (3) 1X8 PVC:Pipe (20) 1X7 PVC:Pipe (4) 1X20 PVC:Pipe (4) 1X5 PVC:Pipe (4) 1X4 PVC: Pipe Curved (8) 1...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:01:20 PST
Suspended Bedside Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Suspended-Bedside-Table/
Suspended Bedside Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/YWVQ/HQBEJRKZ/FEPYWVQHQBEJRKZ.SMALL.jpg mrinaldi1 This is an easy project that addresses a real issue: we bought a great IKEA bed with drawers on the lower part (extremely useful for storing any kind of thing in the bed structure!). But then we realized we needed a bedside table and did not want to fix anything to the wall... So what to do? We got ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:13:10 PST
Tractor Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Stools/
Tractor Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/GQIU/HPTXFSNU/F7BGQIUHPTXFSNU.SMALL.jpg wholman For thousands of years, farmers walked behind their draft animals, subject to same exhaustion as the beasts themselves. Sometime in the 1850s, horse-drawn ploughs began to feature cast-iron seats molded to meld with the humblest part of a farmer's anatomy. Eventually, mechanized equipment and padded...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:38:56 PST
Build a Rainbow Table From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Rainbow-Table-From-Leftover-Press-Board/
Build a Rainbow Table From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/LFKQ/HPIGRC3V/F7ILFKQHPIGRC3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/LFKQ/HPIGRC3V/F7ILFKQHPIGRC3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/LFKQ/HPIGRC3V/F7ILFKQHPIGRC3V.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Let us make  a Rainbow Table from scratch... A medium sized piece of press board, left-over from some previous wood work, was lying at our home unused. Initially, I thought of making a small bed-side table from this piece, but seeing those colorful Cellophane tapes lying around gave me an idea, to...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:59:14 PST
DIY: Appliqué pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Appliqué-pillow/
DIY: Appliqué pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/GGEK/HP0CQFNZ/FEQGGEKHP0CQFNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/GGEK/HP0CQFNZ/FEQGGEKHP0CQFNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/GGEK/HP0CQFNZ/FEQGGEKHP0CQFNZ.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods How to make your own fabric appliqué sticker — which is a great way to customize a pillow and show off a favorite typeface or design, and perfect for beginner or intermediate sewing skills.   Enter our giveaway for the Fairgoods Appliqué Pillow! What you’ll need (for a 16 to 20” pillow cover): ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:19:39 PST
Kerf Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerf-Table-Lamp/
Kerf Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/TTBT/HOSLKKT7/FOTTTBTHOSLKKT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/TTBT/HOSLKKT7/FOTTTBTHOSLKKT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/TTBT/HOSLKKT7/FOTTTBTHOSLKKT7.SMALL.jpg gcatchpole   The Kerf Table Lamp is a interactive, open design to be downloaded, customized and assembled using medium density fiberboard (MDF) and a simple arduino circuit to control the LED’s. Using movements of the hand, the lamp is able to turn on, off and change its brightness using an ultra sonic sens...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 13:55:20 PST
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Glass-Mosaic-Tabletop/
Sea Glass Mosaic Tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/D98R/HO7XGTJR/FQ4D98RHO7XGTJR.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker This is a tutorial for a mosaic table top made mostly of sea glass.  It was fairly difficult to make, but I started out as a beginner and was able to execute it.  This project is time consuming but makes an amazing and personal gift.  I made this for my sister for Christmas and I cant wait for her ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:09:50 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
My desk needs an Amiga http://www.instructables.com/id/My-desk-needs-an-Amiga/
My desk needs an Amiga - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/DZES/HNRL6EE9/FE7DZESHNRL6EE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/DZES/HNRL6EE9/FE7DZESHNRL6EE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/DZES/HNRL6EE9/FE7DZESHNRL6EE9.SMALL.jpg carloratm My desk is quite nice-looking, I have to admit. Anyway, I wanted to add an Amiga 1200 to it. Before starting this project, the Amiga was on a separate desk (with its own TV). It was quite difficult to realize this desk while keeping it nice-looking. I hope you enjoy it and use her as an inspiratio...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 15:26:02 PST
A table/bookcase made from a pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-tablebookcase-made-from-a-pallet/
A table/bookcase made from a pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UWWQ/HNRHVK84/FRTUWWQHNRHVK84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UWWQ/HNRHVK84/FRTUWWQHNRHVK84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/UWWQ/HNRHVK84/FRTUWWQHNRHVK84.SMALL.jpg Elliot Lord As it's easy getting hold of pallets, I like turning them into nice furniture. I had the idea of combining a table with a bookcase itself and so planned this. I used: One standard pallet, some venetian blind strips, four small metal brackets, thin plywood board found at the bottom of drawers, some p...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:41:27 PST
Rainbow daisy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-daisy/
Rainbow daisy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/4OOF/HNM4E4GV/FQ94OOFHNM4E4GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/4OOF/HNM4E4GV/FQ94OOFHNM4E4GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/4OOF/HNM4E4GV/FQ94OOFHNM4E4GV.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Another project to reuse plastic bottles. A elegant lightsource for floor or table. Upgrade your waste into wonders of delight. The things you need 2 large 3 liter plastic bottles (detergent), It would be nice if the cap has the right size to hold the socket. 1 small 1 liter bottle detergent glob...
By: Ruud van Koningsbrugge

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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:03:08 PST
How to make a portable chair pad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-portable-chair-pad/
How to make a portable chair pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/GO16/H3XN98RG/FCLGO16H3XN98RG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/GO16/H3XN98RG/FCLGO16H3XN98RG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/GO16/H3XN98RG/FCLGO16H3XN98RG.SMALL.jpg makerguru Sore ass? Lack of padding on uncomfortable chairs can lead to this painful disposition. Make this attractive and customized cushion easily. Bring new life to ugly or uncomfortable chairs. Tech shop has a full sewing and textiles facility  so you can easily crank this project out. Why buy a sewing ma...
By: makerguru

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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:34:09 PDT
Printed Dry-Erase-Doodle Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Printed-Dry-Erase-Doodle-Pillow/
Printed Dry-Erase-Doodle Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CT8P/HMVJ1IET/FHICT8PHMVJ1IET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CT8P/HMVJ1IET/FHICT8PHMVJ1IET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/CT8P/HMVJ1IET/FHICT8PHMVJ1IET.SMALL.jpg Lumi This project is a perfect way for kids to help make gifts for their parents. You can let their imaginations run wild with an expo marker in hand. Then, transform their doodles into prints that will last for years! My niece and I had just as much fun making this project as we did giving it to her da...
By: Lumi

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:50:03 PDT