Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furnishing - featured Sat, 30 May 2015 11:53:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Nightstand: IKEA LACK table hack
DIY Nightstand: IKEA LACK table hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> EYSpace On one of my very frequent trips to IKEA, I found inexpensive LACK tables that were the perfect color to work as nightstands in my bedroom . The only problem was that they were too low for my bed. At $13 each, it was worth trying to find a way to make them work. My solution? Cut the legs of one tab...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:16:07 PDT
DIY umbrella stand (reinforced concrete base)
DIY umbrella stand (reinforced concrete base) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewhisky Hello! When I went to buy the umbrella for my balcony I saw that the base of them more expensive than umbrella! So I said to myself that I could make it...So, I am going to explain how to you make umbrella stand by yourself. In my experience total approximate cost will be $10.Materials & Tools 1- Ba...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 04:21:04 PDT
A Simple Banner Stand
A Simple Banner Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike5403 Are you tired of hanging your organization’s banner from hinges and any other available hook during your meetings? This Instructable will show you how to make a simple stand for your banner using PVC pipes and connectors.You will need the following materials:One 10 foot length of 1/2 inch PVC PipeOn...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 18:25:50 PDT
Bookshelf Chair
Bookshelf Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> dkavazovic Hello everyone, my name is Darko and this in my first Instructables.Task to build bookshelf chair aka ”biblio-chaise” that can hold as many as 18 feet of books.After seeing this online on for $5000, I thought it would be great DIY build for the fraction of the cost.This is also present to ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:27:07 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack
HomeMade Modern DIY Garment Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern More closet space is always a good thing. Build a home for your clothes out of EMT conduit, pine boards and a 2x8. This is an easy way to organize the things that won’t fit in your closet.Get Complete Step-by-Step Instructions at RYOBI Nation.
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:54:45 PDT
Hat rack wall mounted
Hat rack wall mounted - More DIY How To Projects]]> 2ID I wanted to hang my hats on the wall of my bedroom, but the simple hooks deform them.So, I decided to make specific "hooks" for my hats. What you need To make this you need :- Ruler and pencil- Metal sheets (here aluminium 180x70x0.5 mm)- Hand shears or a strong pair of scissors- Power drill with...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:33:24 PDT
Sharpie Wall Art
Sharpie Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> mperkins433 I love art and I am really picky so usually the art I want is out of my price range. I decided to try out a sharpie art after researching it online and I was estatic! I got the exact look I wanted. Old window frame I bought an old window frame from craigslist for $10, spray washed it and was cons...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:37:55 PDT
Simple bike wall mount
Simple bike wall mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> MoritzS As I don't want to leave my bike outside it was always in my apartment in my way. I looked for some Instructables but didn't find something very simple so I built my own construction:Notice:This is my first instructable and I am not a native english speaker. Critique and corrections are highly appre...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 18:04:21 PDT
How to make a bottle candle
How to make a bottle candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> 314group1 This is a step-by-step process of how to make a scented, decorative candle out of your favorite bottle. Gather All Materials Needed List of materials needed to make the bottle:-your bottle of choice (preferably one about a liter in size)-glass cutter-pan of boiling water-bowl of cold water and ic...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:41:40 PDT
Simple Hanging Shelves (folding)
Simple Hanging Shelves (folding) - More DIY How To Projects]]> michel.dedeo These are far from the prettiest hanging shelves on instructables, but they may be the simplest. Materials Materials a board or flat object that you can drill holes in string that will hold a knot two screws, 1 1/2" or longertwo washers big enough to go over the shaft of the screw and the ...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:56:16 PDT
Chicken Wire an Old Window
Chicken Wire an Old Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> herbmac Driving home from work one day, my sister noticed an old window left out for the trash. Being from the same mother as me, she pulled over and snatched it up. Of course, she waited for me to come over on the weekend to do anything with it, she's still a lazy sibling. This instructable is strictly on ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:36:57 PDT
Daybed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Bunk bed hack
Bunk bed hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> prosend We wanted to give my son more privacy in his shared room. We saw a similar hack on Instructables, but it had no instructions. Hope this will inspire you to create one! It has been so popular that we are modifying the older boys bed to have a similar set up. Success. Stain the pieces first We use...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:33:12 PDT
Wooden Chair Mat
Wooden Chair Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Paint a Cartoon Piano
Paint a Cartoon Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> dylan.ortiz.77 This project is to turn a drab old piano into a piece of art that reflects both a happier environment and its surroundings...a school. I painted this piano to sit in the lobby of a local middle school so that both kids and adults would be greeted by something the other school didn't have and so that...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Lessons Learned - Mid-Century Rocking Chair
Lessons Learned - Mid-Century Rocking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish
Distressed / Antiqued Paint Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> American Ruin I'm going to show you how I turned a simple wooden clock into a unique and antiqued piece of home decor. This distressed look can be applied to just about anything that you can paint. If you can paint it, you can distress it!You'll need:-Sandpaper-Two colors of paint. (A base coat color will be show...
By: American Ruin

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:55:06 PDT
garbage chair
garbage chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: operate

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:11:04 PDT
Grass Hammock
Grass Hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Collapsable Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nesting Tables
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Nesting Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
IKEA HACK: single flower vase
IKEA HACK: single flower vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Napkin Holder
Napkin Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> mouse333 Not a fan of wasting things, and I had a lot of left over clean napkins. I also don't like looking at them... so, I made a napkin holder at Techshop with the laser cutter! Design First I measured the napkins to get the dimensions for the inside shape of the box. I designed the...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:24:16 PDT
California Wine Rack
California Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 12:47:05 PDT
Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers
Mirror refurbished with lasercut flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:43:07 PDT
Decorative World Travel Map
Decorative World Travel Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> english tea Turn a standard map of the world into a showcase for your travels by plotting the places you've been. Make a plain wall into a travel diary and source of inspiration. Foam Board Layer 1 - Lay the foam board next to each other so the total size is larger than your poster Layer 2 - ...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:43:03 PDT
The Makeup Box
The Makeup Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Code Geass themed coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Re-cover your Ikea Klobo Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:54:58 PST
Wooden Rug
Wooden Rug - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Tri-Fold Picture Frame Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Automatic Hallway Runner Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Printed Dry-Erase-Doodle Pillow
Printed Dry-Erase-Doodle Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 17:50:03 PDT
Wall-Mounted Vertical Wood Wine Rack
Wall-Mounted Vertical Wood Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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'
Concrete 'Tissue holder' - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Interactive Liquid BackLight Table - Quick! Simple! Cheap!
Interactive Liquid BackLight Table - Quick! Simple! Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dreamchronic Want to have a table that glows under glass, cups, anything you put on it? Ultra easy easy kids can do it. But they shouldn't! Also remember that this a prototype. I´ll tell you what i can and how to make it, what to do or not to do, but always think twice before you do something. Th...
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 10:15:44 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY The ZipStich Chair
HomeMade Modern DIY The ZipStich Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> homemademodern Chairs are generally more difficult to make than benches or stools, but here's one that can be made by stitching (or what we're calling 'stiching') plywood pieces with zip ties. I was able to make 2 chairs out of a single 4’ by 8’ sheet of plywood. The chairs I built with ¼" thick plywood are ...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:07:09 PDT
Dining Table with Side Extensions
Dining Table with Side Extensions - More DIY How To Projects]]> williewolf Dining Table This dining room table is made from solid cherry hardwood. This table can seat six people  (42” wide and 72” long) and can accommodate 10 people (60” wide and 72” long) with the two side extensions. The use of hand cut veneers was used for the top and pedestals to maximize the use of a...
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:24:43 PDT
Sugru toothbrush holder
Sugru toothbrush holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Dragon Bowl: Inverted Watermelon - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Hang your hammock indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Smoke Breathing Ravey Stags Head, aka "Rupert"
Smoke Breathing Ravey Stags Head, aka "Rupert" - More DIY How To Projects]]> HicksCustomFurniture Something I & the rest of the FFTT crew do each year is host a tent at a festival called Boomtown, where we decorate a tent in the theme of a manor house, and throw a 3 day party. Last year we had great stags head on the front of the manor made by the wonderful Anna, but alas it didn't survive the ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:24:22 PDT
Fix your Slidey Sectional
Fix your Slidey Sectional - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu Step 1: MATERIAL I purchased two packages of Velcro from the Dollar Store, and used a stapler and scissors for the installation. Step 2: INSTALLATION Flip the first two pieces on their back, observe the natural spacing between the bases. The cushions on my unit do not allow the bases to be in...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:45:17 PDT
Crystalline - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Go Bananas!
Go Bananas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sherrybaby81485 Let your little monkey know how much you love them by showing them you've gone bananas for them. I've been looking for a cute chair for the kids play room and I came across a used chair that needed a lot of work. In this Instructable I will show you how to make a "banana" removeable/washable cover f...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:48:32 PST
Star Wars Cushion Covers
Star Wars Cushion Covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Ikea Hack - Murphy Bed with Sliding Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Simple Shelf for a Closet - TechShop
Simple Shelf for a Closet - TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil Cyr I decided that my closet needed to get cleaned. Every time I've cleaned my room in the last few years, my closet has gotten less clean. Well I'd had enough of that and decided that the only real way to clean the closet would be to go build a real shelf- unlike that chunk of plywood I had stacked on ...
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:53:02 PST
Providore IKEA Hack
Providore IKEA Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> hjacksonau The lady of the house spied a nice piece at a furniture store - named providore - it looked provincial and would fit our décor - But it was a little bit too tall, and definitely too expensive at @$750.  Disheartened we went to IKEA ant though about hacking one of theirs to get the piece that we wan...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 01:08:02 PST
Custom Solid Surface Cutting Board
Custom Solid Surface Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevemoseley This Instructable will teach you how to make a custom cutting board using solid surface material that is normally used for kitchen counter tops. Most people refer to it as corian, but corian is a brand name of solid surface material. These custom cutting boards are great if you want something a lit...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:17:03 PST