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Shelving & Tables Using Glass Bottles - Instructables. For one module you will need: Four bottles.

Shelving & Tables Using Glass Bottles - Instructables

All the same brand/height/shape preferable. Wash them thoroughly in hot soapy water. Two hook and eye strainers / turnbuckles as they are sometimes called. I used the smallest I could find, which are 14mm OD at the buckle and 5mm OD at the threads. Two planks of wood, prepared as shown in the .pdf template - careful! *REVISION* I would now NOT drill the holes in the lower shelf (the 30mm ones) all the way through, but drill them from below to half depth, using a flat bit. Screw in the cup hooks halfway between the holes on either side, as shown. DIY Dog Bed From An Old Drawer. As a part of the Lowe’s Creative Ideas team, I was excited that the May Challenge revealed using Pantone’s 2013 Color of the Year…emerald!

DIY Dog Bed From An Old Drawer

I knew it’d be the perfect fun color for the new dog bed I planned to make for CocoRosie. Pantone’s Emerald is one of those colors that would look amazing paired with navy, yellow, tangerine, coral, raspberry, fuchsia or pink. I decided to go girly for our new female furry family member. She loves to lounge around outside, especially since we utilize our patio a lot during nice weather. Sunbathing is one of her favorite past times although there are occasions when she seeks shade and Italian Greyhounds are prone to sunburn because of the short fur. DIY Recycled Masonite Drawers (No-Hole Pegboard)

Hardboard is a material offering many possibilities.

DIY Recycled Masonite Drawers (No-Hole Pegboard)

It is sturdy and resistant. It isolates. It has a smooth, matte surface that reveals the wood fibers it is made of. You can find waste hardboard at no cost - from pallet inserts, for example. Use hardboard that is smooth and in good condition. In this example, the drawers are 25 cm (10 in) wide, 31 cm (1 ft) deep and 16 cm (6 1/3 in) tall. You will need to cut several times to slice through the entire thickness of the hardboard. Space the holes evenly, about 1 cm apart. Join the drawer pieces together with some strong adhesive tape. Tag : furniture plan. DIY Trunk To Rolling Bar Project. Trunks are not cheap &mdash especially ones of good quality.

DIY Trunk To Rolling Bar Project

If you don't have a use for the trunk you may current own, it's nice to see alternative uses for them. Furniture Made With PET Bottles. « IFC Supports PET Recycling in Mexico / IFC respalda el reciclaje de PET en México | Home | BNDES Increases Support to Waste Picker Co-ops in 2009 » By Keith R | April 26, 2009.

Furniture Made With PET Bottles

From Used Tires To Furniture. « Caixa Will Only Loan to Construction Using Certified Legal Wood / Caixa só financiará empreendimentos usuários de madeira legal | Home | Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Rio de Janeiro State » By Keith R | January 6, 2009 Topics: "Trash Photos" Series, Waste & Recycling | 3 Comments »

From Used Tires To Furniture

Milk Crate – Makes An Excellent Office Space. Skip to content Feb 1 I never get enough of creative and “out of the box thinking” office space interiors.

Milk Crate – Makes An Excellent Office Space

And here is definitely one to add to the list. Moove Media, an Australia based advertising agency had Zouk Architects to design their office space, and with great success. Make A Footstool/ Chair From Paint Cans. Finished chair – dining height This is the first of four stools that I made more than 2 months ago.

Make A Footstool/ Chair From Paint Cans

They are in daily use as dining chairs and general chairs, rather than footstools, as we don’t have a couch on which to sit on so that we can use them as footstools – never mind! They really get used heavily with three teenagers in the house, plus their cousins and friends, not to mention the adults, and they are very durable and comfortable.

They are made from all recycled materials except for the foam and the sticky tape. I could have replaced the foam with recycled clean plastic bags, or even newspaper, and next time I will try and do that. 1. we really needed some furniture, and. Can & Denim Chair. Make A Bean Bag Chair From Old Umbrellas. Make A Bed Frame From Old Paint Cans. Fifty cans, cardboard and sticky tape!

Make A Bed Frame From Old Paint Cans

Make a bed. Full step by step at Ok, here it is, as promised, the bed from recycled paint cans, sticky tape, and cardboard! Clawfoot Bathtub To Sofa Tutorial. Guys, I don’t have an eye for good junk.

Clawfoot Bathtub To Sofa Tutorial

It stinks. I love seeing the fun finds some of my friends like Mandi, KariAnne and Brooke seem to come up with on their trips out. You better believe after seeing Ariean’s bathtub to sofa project, I will be stalking her finds as well! In the meantime, she’s here with her bathtub to sofa tutorial… Hello, SYTYC Readers! Repurposed Pallet & Wood Ideas. 10 Stylish DIY Side Table Ideas. Posted by on måndag, juli 2, 2012 · 1 Comment Lately I’ve been on the prowl for side table ideas…As always, there ain’t no better way than D.I.Y to score some of that true quirky cool magic…Only problem is I can’t seem to decide which one of all the awesome doable DIY ideas out there I want to go for…While I’m in deciding I thought I might as well share a round-up of my 10 favorite ideas, hoping you too will find a little something in there to tickle your fancy and inspire some D.I.Y action – Enjoy!

D.I.Y genius Brittany of ‘The House that Lars built’ made this rad copper tubing side table, a beautiful DIY TUTORIAL awaits you at DesignSponge Jennifer of awesome blog SeaKettle made this D.I.Y Log slice side table using the legs from IKEA Marius, check out here DIY TUTORIAL HERE.