Many DIY-ers not only enjoy sharing their workwith peers, but alsomethodically guiding their fellow makersthrough projects, step-by-step.
This practicefostersconstantreinvention, where builders canrework each others’ projects, improving upon the genius of each others’ designs.
Instructables userDJC2was recently inspired by all the cable drums he’d been seeing his online peers transform into adorable coffee tables, and decided to give the idea a try.
He found a tired-looking cable drum, and got to work transforming it into his dream coffee table.
After reinforcing one of its loose sides with thin pallet boards, he outfitted it with six new dowels, so that he’d be able to eventually rest books along its lower edge.
With a fresh coat of paint and a new set of wheels affixed to its bottom, this old, junky cable drumblossomed into a remarkable new home addition!
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