Build 4 End Tables from 1 Piece of Plywood

by Plan Canvas

Build 4 End Tables from 1 Piece of Plywood

Need some side tables for around $5 a piece (compared to $50 at the store)? Four of these intriguing tables are made from one 4x8 piece of three quarter inch thick plywood. Building these tables is easy with only a jig saw and drill. Dowel construction makes the tables easy to assemble and quite strong.

Size:

Width 23 1/2"
Depth 23 1/2"
Height 14"

Main Tools: Jig Saw, Drill

FREE SHIPPING — Northern Industrial Tools Jig Saw — 120 Volt, 3200 SPM
Jig Saw
FREE SHIPPING — Northern Industrial Tools Electric Drill — 3/8in. Chuck Size, 2500 RPM, 3
Drill
IIT (Brad Point) Drill Bit Set — 7 Piece, 1/8in. Dia. to 1/2in. Dia.
Drill Bits

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How To: Turn your Awful Rental Kitchenette into a Functional Culinary Workspace (Part 2)

by Chris Gardner

 

Part One of my experience/suggestions is documented here.

Herb Garden
    My townhome faces north, which means I only have Northern and Southern exposures in my windows. The Midwest winters only allow for outdoor planting from May-August, so I had to find a new option to maintain a supply of fresh herbs.
    The Aero-Garden is sweet, and it works, but is quite pricey. They sell special fluorescent fixtures for growing plants indoors, which are no...

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How To: Turn your Awful Rental Kitchenette into a Functional Culinary Workspace (Part 1)

by Chris Gardner

I rent an late 70's townhome, and the kitchen hasn't been updated since. My evil, corporate landlord could care less about how depressing and uninspiring the space is, so my only decorating options are a few colorful tea towels. So, I decided I could at least up the functionality of my kitchen, and I actually look forward to using the space. Here's my tips: (Disclaimer, I come from a totally culinarily-illiterate family, so these have been...

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Jewelry Organizer

by Kristy

Jewelry Organizer
After months of storing my jewelry on a mug tree, I finally finished making this organizer that hangs above my dresser. I like having my jewelry visible and most jewelry boxes don't work for all the necklaces I have anyway.

I bought 1/2-inch mesh from Home Depot (the kind used for fencing) and cut it down to the right size. I probably could have had it cut for me, but I wasn't sure of the size I wanted until I got it home.

I threaded ribbon through...

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Decorate Moroccan Style

by Decor8

Originally published on my blog, decor8, 1.23.07

I'm hearing lots of buzz about the Moroccan look, derived from Hispanic-Moorish style influences, bursting with warmth and energy. Before Canadian House + Home spotted the Modern Moor as a hot trend for '07, I was already seeing it popping up here in the states and last year, over in Germany, too. H+H says that the Modern Moor look avoids "busy" ethnic interiors by "modernizing the classic motifs...

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Shredded Bliss Wall or Art on Canvas Project

by Decor8

Originally published on my blog, decor8, on 1.16.07

Shredded Bliss!

I found a fun and inexpensive DIY project in the Budget Living "Home Cheap Home"book last night (it's amazing what you discover when you sort through your bookcase). I've flipped through it so many times and never came across page 139 until it nearly hit me in the face last night as it flew off the book shelf, landing with DIY project, Shredded Bliss, looking straight up at me. This is the...

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