Ben Uyeda

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Ben Uyeda is a designer, lecturer, and entrepreneur focusing on the field of affordable and sustainable design.
DIY Hanging Air Plants – Geometric Style Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Ben Uyeda, on November 16, 2020

DIY Hanging Air Plants – Geometric Style

Air plants are easy to care for, don’t require soil, and can become a great addition to any low maintenance household. This DIY geometric planter looks elegant and simple hanging in clusters, and is easy to make variations just by changing the lengths of the brass tubes. I used ⅛” diameter hollow brass rods and 28...

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DIY Wooden Candle Holder – Candelabra with High Style at Low Cost Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Ben Uyeda, on November 16, 2020

DIY Wooden Candle Holder – Candelabra with High Style at Low Cost

A stylish wooden candlestick holder is a functional centerpiece that doesn’t have to cost a bundle. This DIY version in wood is an easily constructed project that can be can be a conversation piece as well as a useful accessory. This particular wood candelabra is made out of different lengths of 2×2 lumber. It is...

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DIY Patio Coffee Table With Wood Base and Tile Top Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Ben Uyeda, on November 13, 2020

DIY Patio Coffee Table With Wood Base and Tile Top

Tile-topped tables are very popular pieces of furniture because they are not only stylish but durable and easy to clean.  While they can be expensive to purchase, tile top tables are a perfect DIY project. If this modern coffee table appeals to you and you have 30 minutes to spare, it is possible to make...

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DIY Standing Desk From Galvanized Pipes Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Ben Uyeda, on November 13, 2020

DIY Standing Desk From Galvanized Pipes

This Standing Desk is made from 2x12s wood board and plumbers pipe. The height of the desk can be adjusted by switching out different sections of pipe. All of the materials for this standing desk can be purchased at Home Depot. Supplies you’ll need for standing desk: 1 – 2″x12″x12′ board 6 – 10″ mending...

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