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DIY: Stolmen and Ekby Compression Bookshelf System

You don’t need to spend your hard earned cash into a free-standing bookshelf as you can make one right at home. Check out this great DIY project where a bookshelf has been made from  Ekby shelves, Stolmen poles & brackets and some alternate parts. Details here.
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DIY: Collapsible Bed Frame

Make a Collapsible Bed Frame that looks good and doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket. You will need: A  2* 1 x 8 x 84 board (I used pine I think, but you can use nicer if you like). B   2* 1 x 8 x 60 board (match the other ones) C   2* 1 x 2 x 84 strip of wood (forgot what the name is) D   16* .75 x 2.5 x 48 Premium Furring Strip (these are the slats- use more than I did) E   1* 4 x 4 x 72  fencepost F   12 long wood screws (whatever you have around) G     8* 6″ bolts H   a bunch

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Super Mario Bros. Room Design and DIY Furniture

Here is something cute. They are Super Mario-themed shelves which was designed by a couple who really did a good job of putting it together. Combining wood and some reference from the classic Super Mario game, the result is a catchy and colorful design production which is topped off with Super Mario and Luigi.

The shelves and cloud are all made of wood, the question mark covers on the shelves swing open, the warp pipe and the pipe hides the Internet, phone and power cables. Now

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DIY Lego Office Table!

What do you think will happen when you put thousands of lego pieces together to form a shape of a table?

You get a DIY lego office table!

Here’s a rather fantastic job by  agbc architects who designed the DIY lego conference table.  Looks really awesome and makes want one!

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DJ Turntable from old Computer Parts.

If you fancy yourself as a wannabe DJ and want people to groove to your beats, then I suggest you try  it first at home by making a  DJ Turntable from old Computer Parts. It may not be close to the real thing but it does help you to satiate the DJ inside you. “Some time ago I have discovered a piece of software that is using the mouse movement (up-down / left-right) to make scratch-alike effects on a virtual turntable, the way the DJs are doing it in clubs. It is the Termi

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DIY – How to Make a Spongebob Squarepants Bed!

A lot of kids love Spongebob Squarepants and I happen to fall in love with the Spongebob too.  And for don’t forget Patrick the Starfish too.

Well, if your kids love Spongebob Squarepants, you might want to consider making them a Spongebob Squarepants bed!

The author of this tutorial shows you how to make it by using a transparent copy of Spongebob Squarepants then projecting the image onto plywood.

This method surely could be applied to other kids’ beds you always wanted to make.

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Hybrid Pipe Bed

The Hybrid Pipe Bed proves that an affordable and sturdy bed doesn’t just have to be a pipe dream (pardon the pun). Check out the instructions here. “Background: My original idea was to use aluminum pipes to create a frame large enough for a queen but use crossover speedrailers so that I can easily adjust and take it apart whenever I want since I move a lot.  I wanted the head legs to be longer than the tail legs

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DIY: Tea Light Lamps

Make pretty tea light lamps and impress your loved ones with your design prowess. You would need long drink glasses, tracing paper or inkjet transparencies and tea lights. Needed Stuff Materials: Tracing paper, or inkjet transparency sheets Narrow and tall glasses (thick enough to contain a tea light), as straight as possible Tea lights Steel wire (1.2mm thick), or brass or copper wire (2.5mm thick) Clear adhesive tape Tools: Cutting mat Utility knife Pencil, scissors, ruler Pliers L

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DIY: Charging Station From Ikea Vase

Show off your geeky side by transforming an IKEA vase into a charging station for your electronics. I must say it looks great and you don’t have to be subjected to ugly wires. Parts you will need… Mouth blown glass vase from IKEA, Pot stand from cork, Knife, Power cord with a switch, Female adapter, Screwdriver, Read the rest of the post here.

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DIY – How to Cut/Hack Old Mattresses into Sofas/Couches!

If you have been looking for another way to throw away your old mattresses, don’t look at the landfill but look for solutions like this one where the author cuts/hacks his old mattresses into comfy sofas/couches.  Not only are we throwing away too many spring mattresses per year, these can add up to a lot of landfill space.

Why not recycle/re-make them into comfortable sofas?  Customize them to your liking, old mattresses can prove to be great recyclable furniture.

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