The Attitude Chair

by DIY Maven

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Remember when you were a teenager and you leaned back in your chair and how your parents would yell at you for doing so? It was our, 'I don't give a rat's a$$ what you say!' stance and it felt good. Deger Cengiz has figured out a way to let us indulge in that rebellious recline with the Attitude Chair.

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Rubber Hose Chair.

by Chris Gardner

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This rubber hose chair created by Wholman from Instructables has been making it's way around the DIY blogosphere this week, and rightfully so. It's clever, unique, and seemingly pretty easy to make. And admit it, if the hose were black and the frame a sleek stainless, you wouldn't balk at seeing this dude in contemporary art museums.

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The Composition Chair, made without any hardware or welding.

by Chris Gardner

Aluminum wire. A jig. A pair of pliers. A LOT of crossing and bending. Probably some band aids.

The Composition Chair, made without any hardware or welding.

Designer Kouichi Okamoto of Kyouei Design created "The Composistion Chair" using only a pair of pliers and a jig to bend aluminum wire. No bolts, soldering, reinforcements, screws, nails, glue, or welding required.

created at: 2009-05-15

Those kids in high school that used to make hand-wound chainmail got nothing on this chair.

Via.

 

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DIY: Replacing Foam in a Lounge Chair Cushion

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

  

DIY: Replacing Foam in a Lounge Chair Cushion

There's no question that down cushions are high-end and luxurious. The down side (ha! no pun intended) is that they lack resilience and don't provide the springiness many folks want in their seat. The problem with foam cushions is that they get compacted and crumbly after years of use.  Many people ask me how to change out their down cushions to foam, or just replace their flattened out foam cushions. To see a very DIY friendly,

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Milan Design Week: Multi-tasking Furniture

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Milan Design Week: Multi-tasking Furniture

'more' separating unit designed by giorgio caporaso

I've spent years dreaming of going to the ICFF in New York. However, after meeting my photo class friend, Nikki, who travels to Milan every April to buy for her store owner, my dreams have changed. Granted, the pressure to sell right now has to be excruciating, but a trip to Milan to buy furniture with someone else's dough??? Come on, let me go.

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Cardboard Furniture: Four Hour Stool

by Lilybee

Since spotting a cardboard cradle (yup the kind you put babies in) I've been thinking a bit about what other furniture you can make out of cardboard.  I had a quick cherche around the internets and it turns out the answer is ANYTHING... You can make pretty much anything out of cardboard. I spotted this Piano stool over at Instructables and am mighty tempted to give it a go, as it looks pretty simple and apparently it can completed in under...

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Curbly Recession Busters: How To Spruce Up Your Own Digs For The Holidays

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

 

created on: 10/29/08

created on: 10/29/08

  It's the time of year you turn a critical eye to the interior to see what needs to be spruced up.  Preparing for a packed house on Thanksgiving is a sure fire motivator to plow through a To Do list in record time.

This year you may want to rethink the outlay of money to get the house looking top notch.  You can save loads of dough by doing most  jobs yourself.  If, for some unknown reason, you don't really know how to do some of these...

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