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Dovetail Coffee Table. 100 Handmade Gift Tutorials. AMF (Almost Free) Pocket Hole Jig. Think outside the box with 115 gallon reef bowls. Hi!

Think outside the box with 115 gallon reef bowls

24 Highly Creative and Clever Gardening Tricks Tutorials to Enhance You Garden. Some cool DIY projects from imgur. Rubik's cube chest of drawers. Unsurprisingly, there are lots of bits of furniture around that are based on the Rubik's cube; coffee tables are particularly popular, and for 980€ (!!)

Rubik's cube chest of drawers

, you can even buy a Rubik's cube locker. I wanted to do something different, and use lazy Susan bearings to achieve at least one axis of rotation - they're cheap, really strong, and add a wacky dimension to a chest of drawers. The design is simply three boxes, each containing a single drawer. Their construction is basic - they're made of 1/4" and 1/2" plywood (which you should get precut at the lumber yard into two 2'x8' sheets), and assembled using a brad nailer and wood glue. This method of construction is super fast and precise, and results in really strong objects. The puzzle is a little under 60 mm across, and this chest of drawers is exactly 600 mm across, so it is in approximately 10:1 scale. 1000 regular Rubik's cubes would therefore fit inside.

This guy turned his truck into something awesome. If you've always wanted a camper but have never been able to afford one, then here's an idea that may inspire you.

This guy turned his truck into something awesome

Have you ever thought of building one yourself? Well that's exactly what Redditor tylerthompson21 did. He turned an old truck into an adventure machine! Mosin Nagant Rifle Crate Coffee Table « AIM. A customer of ours put one of our Russian Model 1891/30 Mosin Nagant Rifle Crates to good to good use.

Mosin Nagant Rifle Crate Coffee Table « AIM

D.I.Y Inspiration from ScrapHacker.com. Make Your Own Background From Styrofoam. I had seen several very nice backgrounds made from styrofoam in various tanks so when I bought my new 720 liter I decided to make one.

Make Your Own Background From Styrofoam

This is how it went. I bought six thick pieces of Styrofoam that measured 120x60x10 centimeters and one beer. The Styrofoam will become the background for the tank and the beer is for drinking while working on it. Since the tank measures 200x60x60 centimeters I had to cut them to fit the tank properly. Since I needed to place two pieces on top of each other I placed the joints uneven to make it stable. Before finally placing the sheets together I applied plenty of silicone sealant. Now the sheets of Styrofoam are glued together. Three sheets covering the whole length of the tank and some extra pieces at the far ends where I plan to cover power heads, heaters and other equipment. High Functioning Coat Hooks.

Back in Los Angeles, any old coat rack or a few hooks by the door would do.

High Functioning Coat Hooks

Most of us would just toss a jacket in the back of the car in the winter months. But here in Vermont we need a little more. Many of the vernacular farm houses I visit have at least a half dozen hooks per person lined up in their mud rooms. My wife and I each will have several different coats, jackets and vests in play all winter long. Add to that assorted scarves, hats and gloves, several of each for both of us, and your average coat rack doesn’t stand a chance. 30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer. Make a Rustic Wood and Leather Hanging Shelf. Often, the hardest part of creating and designing DIY projects is sourcing the right materials.

Finding something strong yet workable, with just the right amount of visual character can actually be harder than you think. How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color. We love using chalkboards as backdrops for displays and parties (like this one here!).

How To Mix Chalkboard Paint in Any Color

So we were super excited to learn that you can create your own custom colors-and it's really easy! We first learned how from Martha Stewart whose tutorial you can read here. She recommends that you use latex paint, but we tried it out with acrylic paints with much success. Here's how you too can create your own chalkboard paint... Supplies: 1/2 cup acrylic paint (choose any color you like, or mix colors together to make the perfect shade!) Scratch Off Tickets. Put this in your ‘party planning’ list: Homemade scratch off lottery tickets on Artmind (the trick: you mix metallic paint with liquid soap for the scratch off part).I can think of lots of fun ways to use these. copyright 2014 liz stanley // all rights reserved.

Scratch Off Tickets

Anthro-Inspired Mirror. You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror.

Anthro-Inspired Mirror

Hollow out the light bulb. In the beginning I found the directions at TeamDroid to be a great help on how to do this.

Hollow out the light bulb

Now that I've done it over a dozen times it's routine. With practice this becomes quick and simple. There is another instructable describing how to hollow out a lightbulb here to get another perspective on it. Teamdroid linked to a GE tech spec on your standard bulb here. A lot of the time you are poking around inside the lightbulb trying to break off the internal glass bits. How to Transfer a Photograph Onto a Block of Wood. 35 Amazing Uses For Old Pallets. Mini USB powered Tiffany Lamp. (Note: Use a pencil and draw very lightly and be careful not to get the surface of the ball too smudged up with pencil lead.)

Start by drawing a line round the equator of the ball. Use the seam as a guide. Then from the North Pole draw lines down to meet the equator at the quarter hours so that you have four equal segments. Now further divide each of those segments into three small equal sized segments so that in all you have 12 segments. about 2 to 3 mm below the equator line draw another line round the circumference.

Below the lower circumference line draw little scallops round to line up with the small vertical lines. About 10mm down from the North pole draw two concentric circumference lines. Draw out the Coca-Cola logo. Before & After: Crazy Beautiful Toy Kitchen. 23.2K Flares23.2K Flares × LOOKING for more DIY play kitchens?

Click here for a roundup with lots more projects, photos and ideas, including a DIY toy workbench for a little boy! And if you like this post, Subscribe to Green Your Decor for more DIY projects and green ideas! I like to think of myself as pretty crafty. 20 Easy DIY Art Projects for Your Walls. Bare walls looking sad and lonely? We’ve got you covered with a bunch of DIY art projects for your walls that are simple and pretty inexpensive. Most of them don’t require you to be an amazingly inventive artist to make them too, so those of you who missed out on the creative genes can still make your walls look awesome. Get ready to get crafty with these 20 easy wall art DIY ideas: 1. Find and print out cool typography, hang it up with clipboards source: craft-o-maniac.com 2. Source: abeautifulmess.com. Paracord Rifle Sling. Easy Paracord Projects.