Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furniture http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 03:37:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 co-sleeper http://www.instructables.com/id/co-sleeper/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:52:05 PDT
How to paint MDF: quick tip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-MDF-quick-tip/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:09:08 PDT
Table-top Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-top-Mini-bar/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:39:09 PDT
Adirondack Deck Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Deck-Chair/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:52:18 PDT
Wall mounted Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-Mini-bar/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:16:37 PDT
Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels-4-X-8/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:17 PDT
Scrap Pallet Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Pallet-Table/
Scrap Pallet Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/N82M/HZGT9X1B/FM7N82MHZGT9X1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/N82M/HZGT9X1B/FM7N82MHZGT9X1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/N82M/HZGT9X1B/FM7N82MHZGT9X1B.SMALL.jpg myrrh009 I was inspired to make this from wholman in furniture on instructables.com. The top portion is from two pallets (heat treated of course for safety not the chemical treated) and the legs are from some 30 year old scrap pine 1x10's I ripped down to the width of the pallet slats used on top. I W...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:47:01 PDT
Boho Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Boho-Headboard/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:21:41 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Garden Fireplace with Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fireplace-with-Bench/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:04 PDT
Reclaimed wood deck chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-wood-deck-chair/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:47:20 PDT
Chalkboard Old Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalkboard-Old-Window/
Chalkboard Old Window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/GJ9P/HZ88PH27/F6ZGJ9PHZ88PH27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/GJ9P/HZ88PH27/F6ZGJ9PHZ88PH27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/GJ9P/HZ88PH27/F6ZGJ9PHZ88PH27.SMALL.jpg bluegirl1434 I painted an old window with chalkboard paint and wrote on it with chalk paint pens. I did this as a decoration for our wedding and also our house. First I taped around the window panr tape with Frog Tape (painted tape) this protect the old paint on the frame. Then I painted the window pane with...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:52:58 PDT
Cute Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Picture-Frame/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:37:15 PDT
Multi-purpose Entertainment unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-Entertainment-unit/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:29:48 PDT
zero-emissions reclaimed bench http://www.instructables.com/id/zero-emissions-reclaimed-bench/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:53 PDT
how to glue together a tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-glue-together-a-tabletop/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:18:31 PDT
Comic Book Themed Side Table (that lights up!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Book-Themed-Side-Table-that-lights-up/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:53:57 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
Twisted_Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/TwistedStool-1/
Twisted_Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/J5PJ/HZ6T6MUM/FHFJ5PJHZ6T6MUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/J5PJ/HZ6T6MUM/FHFJ5PJHZ6T6MUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/J5PJ/HZ6T6MUM/FHFJ5PJHZ6T6MUM.SMALL.jpg hisashi_kun このスツールはTwisted Stoolです。FDM方式の3Dプリンタの造形法としてポピュラーな 『Twisted』という技法を用いて作成しました。 http://www.thingiverse.com/search?q=twisted&sa= この技法を用いる事で、サポートレス、中空なスツールを迅速に作成する事を可能としています。 加工用データ http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:431315 [tools] 3D printer : Makerbot Replicator Origin Laser cutting machine : Unive...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:19:22 PDT
Love Story http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Story/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:25:41 PDT
Guest Book Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Guest-Book-Table/
Guest Book Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/6CYY/HZ2IWVMW/FNV6CYYHZ2IWVMW.SMALL.jpg bluegirl1434 I found this table at a garage sale for 2 dollars. I wanted something unique and creative for our wedding guestbook. So my husband and I ( back then he was my fiance) sanded the original pink paint off and painted the table light tan. I wrote our initials and wedding date on it with an acrylic paint...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:19:59 PDT
Picture frames from scrap materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frames-from-scrap-materials/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:06:31 PDT
End Tables Made From Fencing Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Tables-Made-From-Fencing-Boards/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:25:48 PDT
Rustic decking and table top from tree trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
Rack for Small Storage/Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Rack-for-Small-StorageDisplay/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:36:22 PDT
Batman Epoxy Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Epoxy-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:48:07 PDT
Office Door Turned Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Door-Turned-Headboard/
Office Door Turned Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/REI6/HYSU5FXS/FIKREI6HYSU5FXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/REI6/HYSU5FXS/FIKREI6HYSU5FXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/REI6/HYSU5FXS/FIKREI6HYSU5FXS.SMALL.jpg zachmikrut When my wife and I moved into our new home, there was an odd patio-type door on the third bedroom. Figuring that our guests would want a little privacy and not wake up to two cats staring through the door in the middle of the night, we replaced the door and stashed the old one for a later project. T...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:03 PDT
Self cooling aquarium stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-self-regulating-aquarium-stand/
Self cooling aquarium stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OTGW/HYR3DLXO/FY9OTGWHYR3DLXO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OTGW/HYR3DLXO/FY9OTGWHYR3DLXO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/OTGW/HYR3DLXO/FY9OTGWHYR3DLXO.SMALL.jpg andyup1 I have a pet axolotl. They like water to be in the upper 60s F, and my ambient temperature is around the lower 70s. This isn't great on axolotls, so, they usually need something to cool down the water. Thing about axolotls and a few other water pets is that they require special attention. I've learn...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:08:33 PDT
Beehive shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-shelves/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Easy Modular Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Modular-Shelves/
Easy Modular Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/KFGI/HYMT123A/FHRKFGIHYMT123A.SMALL.jpg carl5blum Hi:I had a large pile of 3/8" plywood pieces and a need for some more shelves. Since the pieces were all under 24" I looked for an easy way to make them. History of the Idea For years I've been making pigeon hole shelves like these. Just long strips of plywood with slots half way through. Slots o...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 12:38:44 PDT
Kids Table and Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Table-and-Chair/
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By: against the grain

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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:52:46 PDT
Lace-Up Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Up-Chair/
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By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:56:58 PDT
Backyard Tiki Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Tiki-Bar/
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By: Paige Russell

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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
Simple minimalistic monitor stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-minimalistic-monitor-stand/
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By: Diy_master

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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:02:54 PDT
Fire Pit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-Table/
Fire Pit Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SMALL.jpg dethanb I've never been happy with what's available for the general public out there for a backyard fire pit. They are either too expensive, or don't suit the needs for what I was wanting. My goal was to have something I could sit around with family and friends, enjoy the nice ambiance of a flame, and be a...
By: dethanb

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:05:05 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
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By: russian_desman

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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
Simple Book Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Book-Rack/
Simple Book Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/Q4WK/HY9Y1EBM/FYYQ4WKHY9Y1EBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/Q4WK/HY9Y1EBM/FYYQ4WKHY9Y1EBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/Q4WK/HY9Y1EBM/FYYQ4WKHY9Y1EBM.SMALL.jpg miaryanne First You will need- an empty wall or corner-a locker shelf that stands up-books! Don't Worry The only hard part is getting the right color :) of a locker shelf.Here's mine that I used. I Have A certain way and place I organize my booksThe way I do it makes it so it doesn't tipBecause it...
By: miaryanne

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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:29:17 PDT
Pool Side Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Side-Chair/
Pool Side Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/OMIH/HY5NXGOO/FW6OMIHHY5NXGOO.SMALL.jpg buck2217 My wife wanted some pool side chairs but the ones she saw were over $1000 each so I built my own (to be honest next time i'll stop being such a cheapskate and buy them!!)I had all the wood lying around so have estimated costs (in NZ$) for pounds divide by 2Materials2m 4x4 ($15)5m 4x2 ($20)2m 2x2 ($2...
By: buck2217

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:50:36 PDT
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SMALL.jpg Nesserz So last year when I had a bit of down time before moving from icy Calgary to sunny-ish San Francisco. I thought I would try my hand at 123D Make and use it to create a piece of furniture that required no hardware for assembly. I wanted to do this for my IKEA challenged friends who never seem to unde...
By: Nesserz

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Mounts-for-Eames-Fiberglass-Chairs/
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By: sketchglass

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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
Paint a Child's Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Childs-Dresser/
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By: skipernicus

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:43:20 PDT
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materials/
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By: goyo81

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:26 PDT
Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
Custom Lego Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/PG1D/HXXHJ9CZ/FPBPG1DHXXHJ9CZ.SMALL.jpg Mimanne Finding the perfect Lego storage/play area is not easy. I could not find anything that fit my needs so I created my own Lego table for both creativity and containment. Find solid wood table or coffee table This table is going to get a lot of abuse from small children so you want it to be very st...
By: Mimanne

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:41 PDT
Tiny StumpChair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-StumpChair/
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By: CobyUnger

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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:59:18 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/WX7O/HY12AMYP/FHAWX7OHY12AMYP.SMALL.jpg djmccray IntroHere is how to make a bed that your daughter will love. I made this bed for my daughter so she would want to make a transition to a big girl bed and have a bed as cool as the dump truck bed I made for my son. Before building the bed, my wife and I searched for a store bought bed but they were...
By: djmccray

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
Up-cycled Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-Bar/
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By: kristinturner167

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:27:07 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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By: Weekend_Craft

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SMALL.jpg ccampbell35 I had always thought welding metal was so cool, so when I found TechShop in San Francisco, I decided to take some welding classes! In order to practice my welding skills, I decided to take on a project and build a small wooden coffee table with an aluminium frame. Step 1: Design + Prep + Assembly ...
By: ccampbell35

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
The Suitcase End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Suitcase-End-Table/
The Suitcase End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/U4LQ/HXUOXEFI/FUHU4LQHXUOXEFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/U4LQ/HXUOXEFI/FUHU4LQHXUOXEFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/U4LQ/HXUOXEFI/FUHU4LQHXUOXEFI.SMALL.jpg japrechaun My wife has had these two awesome vintage suitcases laying around forever. She had previously customized this one by reupholstering the inside with some fun "POW" material. They've just kinda been storage for a while for old video game systems, but we've been doing some decluttering and I started wo...
By: japrechaun

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:03:20 PDT