Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Feb 2017 02:45:19 PST BLOX v1.01 CNC'd Bento Boxes Made From Port Orford Cedar http://www.instructables.com/id/CNCd-Bento-Boxes-Made-From-Port-Orford-Cedar/
CNC'd Bento Boxes Made From Port Orford Cedar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ST7U/IZ6CBFZI/FPLST7UIZ6CBFZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ST7U/IZ6CBFZI/FPLST7UIZ6CBFZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ST7U/IZ6CBFZI/FPLST7UIZ6CBFZI.SMALL.jpg Christopher Loomis My family eats a lot. We also love to host dinner parties. We go on picnic adventures. For this Instructable I will show how to make beautiful, durable, stacking ovoid cedar boxes to transport any kind of food from the kitchen to the world. Or the dinner table. I chose cedar as a material because of...
By: Christopher Loomis

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:36:31 PST
Log Holder for Hand Sawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Holder-for-Hand-Sawing/
Log Holder for Hand Sawing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/31Q9/IZ6CALMN/FI731Q9IZ6CALMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/31Q9/IZ6CALMN/FI731Q9IZ6CALMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/31Q9/IZ6CALMN/FI731Q9IZ6CALMN.SMALL.jpg timberanew This is simply a convenient and easy to build jig that can help to hold logs whilst you saw them. I always found that when I clamped logs down to my bench for sawing that they always wriggled loose due to the fact that they're round. With this very simple device you can slip the log inside and get i...
By: timberanew

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:55:28 PST
Rustic Tennessee Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Tennessee-Floating-Shelf/
Rustic Tennessee Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/TMWU/IZ6BUCIT/FA0TMWUIZ6BUCIT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/TMWU/IZ6BUCIT/FA0TMWUIZ6BUCIT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/TMWU/IZ6BUCIT/FA0TMWUIZ6BUCIT.SMALL.jpg wells1784 I have a fairly large den (Man Cave) that has a very long wall that I have never decorated. So, I decided to show my home state some love and made a floating shelf cut to look like Tennessee (well kinda like it) but who's looking that close? SO the result is a Rustic Floating Shelf I made from lefto...
By: wells1784

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:23:06 PST
Real Metal Looking Sword Out of Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Metal-Looking-Sword-Out-of-Pallet-Wood/
Real Metal Looking Sword Out of Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/QLQ9/IZ6BUZDP/FK6QLQ9IZ6BUZDP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/QLQ9/IZ6BUZDP/FK6QLQ9IZ6BUZDP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/QLQ9/IZ6BUZDP/FK6QLQ9IZ6BUZDP.SMALL.jpg Epic Workshop I have always wanted a sword, since I made a viking shield it needed the Viking sword to go with...Check out my YT channel:SUBSCRIBE HERE Processing the stock I am using beech pallet woodCut it to size Mark the middle Forging Draw out the shape of sword and shape it with chisel or wood planeH...
By: Epic Workshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:03:32 PST
Get the Drift: Tuning the bandsaw for ripping wood with a fence. http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-Drift-Tuning-the-Bandsaw-for-Ripping-Wood-/
Get the Drift: Tuning the bandsaw for ripping wood with a fence. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/JFUV/IZ6C8D3W/F2SJFUVIZ6C8D3W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/JFUV/IZ6C8D3W/F2SJFUVIZ6C8D3W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/JFUV/IZ6C8D3W/F2SJFUVIZ6C8D3W.SMALL.jpg Christopher Loomis It is common for woodworkers to think of the table saw as the "heart of the shop". I believe that when when tuned and used properly, the bandsaw is an accurate, efficient and safe machine for freehand cuts as well as ripping with a fence. My machine is a restored 1950's era Yates b30. All woodwor...
By: Christopher Loomis

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:00:54 PST
Math Snake Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Math-Snake-Puzzle/
Math Snake Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/FTYC/IZ6BV1YF/FWPFTYCIZ6BV1YF.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is an easy project to make but pretty challenging to solve. You spin the blocks until you have solved the math problem on each of all 4 sides. Here is a short video showing how it works. You will need to know 'order of operation' to solve the problems. If you don't recall, here it is:PEDMAS P...
By: mtairymd

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:55:33 PST
DIY - Wood Nail Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Nail-Station/
DIY - Wood Nail Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/HTM3/IZ6C4GCJ/F3JHTM3IZ6C4GCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/HTM3/IZ6C4GCJ/F3JHTM3IZ6C4GCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/HTM3/IZ6C4GCJ/F3JHTM3IZ6C4GCJ.SMALL.jpg GG Wood Work My Partner likes to paint her nails herself and is forever struggling with holding the nail polish and leaving her nails to dry without touching anything.As valentines was coming up i decided to make her a present that i know she would love and need.So i came up with this - wood nail station / lap t...
By: GG Wood Work

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:12:26 PST
Make a Full Size Wooden Mask From a Flat Board Using a Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Full-Size-Wooden-Mask-From-a-Flat-Board-Usi/
Make a Full Size Wooden Mask From a Flat Board Using a Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/YQVY/IZ6BTSOC/FOHYQVYIZ6BTSOC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/YQVY/IZ6BTSOC/FOHYQVYIZ6BTSOC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/YQVY/IZ6BTSOC/FOHYQVYIZ6BTSOC.SMALL.jpg tagyerit This is a proof of concept experiment. I came up with the idea after seeing some bandsaw bowls (such as rschoenm's instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Angled-Segmented-Bowl-with-Your-Ban/) and it occurred to me that the same concept would work for any hollowed out project. ...
By: tagyerit

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:05:03 PST
How to French Polish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-French-Polish-1/
How to French Polish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/B4RT/IZ6C5512/F6DB4RTIZ6C5512.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/B4RT/IZ6C5512/F6DB4RTIZ6C5512.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/B4RT/IZ6C5512/F6DB4RTIZ6C5512.SMALL.jpg yuwentwiggychen French Polish is a traditional finishing technique used by luthiers and woodworkers. Often times people find this technique intimidating because the preparation and process is usually more time consuming than other finishing techniques. Fear not! This instructables will show you the basics of french...
By: yuwentwiggychen

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:15:32 PST
DIY Tripod for Smartphone (iPhone SE) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tripod-for-Smartphone-iPhone-SE/
DIY Tripod for Smartphone (iPhone SE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8X8V/IZ6C2ZXI/F5S8X8VIZ6C2ZXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8X8V/IZ6C2ZXI/F5S8X8VIZ6C2ZXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8X8V/IZ6C2ZXI/F5S8X8VIZ6C2ZXI.SMALL.jpg vonschoenebeck A tripod for about 10$ made from 3 folding metre sticks and some scrap wood.It took me about 4 hours to complete the project.I made it for my iPhone SE, but with little alterations on the dimensions on the phone dock you can simply make it for your own phone if you don't own an iPhone SE, 5s or 5. I...
By: vonschoenebeck

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:03:22 PST
The $10 Dollar Blanket Ladder Build http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Dollar-Blanket-Ladder-Build/
The $10 Dollar Blanket Ladder Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E9WD/IZ6BKSRB/F2NE9WDIZ6BKSRB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E9WD/IZ6BKSRB/F2NE9WDIZ6BKSRB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E9WD/IZ6BKSRB/F2NE9WDIZ6BKSRB.SMALL.jpg insidethekerf Why Am I Building A Blanket Ladder?If your spouse is anything like mine I am sure you have a lot of “honey-do” items. One of those items that has been on my honey-do list is building a blanket ladder. This whole thing started when one of my wife’s work friends had an old wooden ladder in their home...
By: insidethekerf

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:55:54 PST
Wood Turner From Junk Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turner-From-Junk-Parts/
Wood Turner From Junk Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FL0Q/IZ6BJ8NI/F5VFL0QIZ6BJ8NI.SMALL.jpg ThriftStore Hacker Hello again fellow builders!This Instructable is how to make a mini wood turner from junk parts i had in the shop. All of the parts are really easy to find with minimal financial investment. I hope to use this to make some custom ink pens, pencils, and stylus after some practice. Parts and tools u...
By: ThriftStore Hacker

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:31:25 PST
Hologram Display - Part 1 (Build - on going) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hologram-Display-Part-1-Build-on-Going/
Hologram Display - Part 1 (Build - on going) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/C11H/IZ6BVV94/FJZC11HIZ6BVV94.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/C11H/IZ6BVV94/FJZC11HIZ6BVV94.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/C11H/IZ6BVV94/FJZC11HIZ6BVV94.SMALL.jpg GianF5 Welcome to my Hologram Display build page.As part of the Critical Making Core class at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, I am in the process of building a responsive hologram display cabinet that will showcase a possible scenario of the impact human race has on our planet. The display will ut...
By: GianF5

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 21:24:05 PST
How to Make a Wooden Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Clock-1/
How to Make a Wooden Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DZ1N/IZ6BZ9DW/FX7DZ1NIZ6BZ9DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DZ1N/IZ6BZ9DW/FX7DZ1NIZ6BZ9DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/DZ1N/IZ6BZ9DW/FX7DZ1NIZ6BZ9DW.SMALL.jpg Patch It First of all, sorry for the pictures. I will keep improving my instructables.I am rebuilding a country house and I want this simple rustic look, with rough shapes. I have a lot of leftover materials that I can recycle from my parent's company. I am also always checking for old and broken furniture t...
By: Patch It

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 04:11:07 PST
Pallet Wood Nightstand (with Minimal Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Nightstand-with-Minimal-Tools/
Pallet Wood Nightstand (with Minimal Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/820I/IZ6BIIAL/FGW820IIZ6BIIAL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/820I/IZ6BIIAL/FGW820IIZ6BIIAL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/820I/IZ6BIIAL/FGW820IIZ6BIIAL.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs I recently moved and found myself in need of a nightstand. I had a pile of pallet wood laying around, so I decided to use that for the build. This way, it cost me virtually nothing. I might decide to make fancier nightstands later (or just buy them), but at least now I have a spot next to my bed to ...
By: BossyRangs

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:52:25 PST
Plywood Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Laptop-Stand-1/
Plywood Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/38KM/IZ6BIFOX/FL538KMIZ6BIFOX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/38KM/IZ6BIFOX/FL538KMIZ6BIFOX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/38KM/IZ6BIFOX/FL538KMIZ6BIFOX.SMALL.jpg Henri.Lacoste Hi, and welcome to my instructables about a simple laptop stand I made from scrap plywood. I do a lot of work on my laptop and after hours of drawing or typing I find my neck really starts to ache do to my bad posture. Rather than using a pile of books or buying a stand I decided to design and make ...
By: Henri.Lacoste

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:53:57 PST
Dice Box/Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-BoxVault/
Dice Box/Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UADY/IZ6BWP2M/FQ5UADYIZ6BWP2M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UADY/IZ6BWP2M/FQ5UADYIZ6BWP2M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UADY/IZ6BWP2M/FQ5UADYIZ6BWP2M.SMALL.jpg stillash In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make polyhedral dice boxes. My friends play dungeons and dragons and asked me to make some dice boxes for them. I think they came out really well and will suit their needs. I am also selling these on etsy.I engraved the top of the boxes with the d & ...
By: stillash

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:06:48 PST
Freaky Gargoyle Chair Built From All-reclaimed Wood and Leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Freaky-Gargoyle-Chair-Built-From-All-reclaimed-Woo/
Freaky Gargoyle Chair Built From All-reclaimed Wood and Leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ZY6L/IZ6BYSV6/F6WZY6LIZ6BYSV6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ZY6L/IZ6BYSV6/F6WZY6LIZ6BYSV6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/ZY6L/IZ6BYSV6/F6WZY6LIZ6BYSV6.SMALL.jpg rosemarybeetle This is my gargoyle chair. I love it. It is easily my favourite build for years. It lives in my workshop and I regularly just sit in it and laugh because it is so freaking satisfyingly weird :)Why?I made this it because I like weird stuff and it's kind of cool to chill out seated on your own creepy ...
By: rosemarybeetle

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:48:32 PST
6 Workshop Machine Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Workshop-Machine-Tips/
6 Workshop Machine Tips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/AUZL/IZ6BX846/FV8AUZLIZ6BX846.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/AUZL/IZ6BX846/FV8AUZLIZ6BX846.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/AUZL/IZ6BX846/FV8AUZLIZ6BX846.SMALL.jpg Wood Review Word and photos: Charles MakDiagrams: Graham SandsTablesaws, drill presses and mitre saws are commonly found in small workshops. Various jigs and techniques can enhance their versatility and functions. here are some ways to make your machines work harder and smarter. Hopefully these tips will bri...
By: Wood Review

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:28:11 PST
Turning a Natural Edged Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Natural-Edged-Bowl/
Turning a Natural Edged Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/84AD/IZ6BX2CB/FKU84ADIZ6BX2CB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/84AD/IZ6BX2CB/FKU84ADIZ6BX2CB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/84AD/IZ6BX2CB/FKU84ADIZ6BX2CB.SMALL.jpg Wood Review Words and photos: Andrew Potocnik To be perfectly honest, I would never have begun this project if the wood was my own—to me this piece of ‘master grade’ gidgee was so precious it would simply sit in my stash for years to come, waiting for that moment of divine inspiration.This piece was about 30...
By: Wood Review

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:19:19 PST
Wood TV Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-TV-Remote/
Wood TV Remote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/1EUM/IZ6BW6XH/F411EUMIZ6BW6XH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/1EUM/IZ6BW6XH/F411EUMIZ6BW6XH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/1EUM/IZ6BW6XH/F411EUMIZ6BW6XH.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker This is one of my favorite projects yet! I flip a boring plastic TV remote into a two-toned wooden beef stick. And what did I use for a battery cover? Another remote of course! It's two remotes in one held together with magnets! Photograph or Scan If you have a flatbed scanner that's the preferr...
By: Drunken Woodworker

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:07:04 PST
Walking Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Blocks/
Walking Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RMNF/IZ6BRSSS/FRNRMNFIZ6BRSSS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RMNF/IZ6BRSSS/FRNRMNFIZ6BRSSS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/RMNF/IZ6BRSSS/FRNRMNFIZ6BRSSS.SMALL.jpg dave.vaness.79 I volunteer at a local day care where I teach woodworking to four year olds. Yesterday's project went so well that I have to share it here. It is a form of stilts called "walking blocks". They simply are blocks of wood with rope attached. The child step on the blocks and holds them to their shoes...
By: dave.vaness.79

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:11:56 PST
How to Learn Small Sculptural Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Learn-Small-Sculptural-Carving/
How to Learn Small Sculptural Carving - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/Y1WG/IZ6BV3M9/FX6Y1WGIZ6BV3M9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/Y1WG/IZ6BV3M9/FX6Y1WGIZ6BV3M9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/Y1WG/IZ6BV3M9/FX6Y1WGIZ6BV3M9.SMALL.jpg woodbywright Every year I try to stretch myself in my woodworking skills to make something new for my wife for Valentine's day. this year I decided to dabble in sculptural carving. For the full build video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-U-AMbS-cETools Needed Carving Chisel Set: http://amzn.to/2kf8WjbDovetail...
By: woodbywright

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:33:41 PST
DeWalt Themed Mobility Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/DeWalt-Themed-Mobility-Scooter/
DeWalt Themed Mobility Scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/86SU/IZ6BOXT6/FFQ86SUIZ6BOXT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/86SU/IZ6BOXT6/FFQ86SUIZ6BOXT6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/86SU/IZ6BOXT6/FFQ86SUIZ6BOXT6.SMALL.jpg mfwoodshop While at the woodworking show in Indianapolis. My wife and I seen several mobility scooter at the venue. While holding all the stuff I bought and trying to find somewhere to sit to eat, one of these carts com rolling through with his products and a his food. I thought to myself that would be perfect...
By: mfwoodshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:53:56 PST
Simple Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Crosscut-Sled-1/
Simple Crosscut Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/G66B/IZ6BOY5P/FE5G66BIZ6BOY5P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/G66B/IZ6BOY5P/FE5G66BIZ6BOY5P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/G66B/IZ6BOY5P/FE5G66BIZ6BOY5P.SMALL.jpg jgaffney3 I have been planning on building one of these for a while now, and have never gotten around to it until now. The main reason was that I never got around to getting a miter gauge, to use the bar to make the crosscut sled. I finally came to acquire one while I was walking the dog during a heavy tras...
By: jgaffney3

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:19:03 PST
"Brick and Mortar" Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-and-Mortar-Cutting-Board/
"Brick and Mortar" Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SMALL.jpg adamf135 I made this cutting board out of a slab of Makore (African Cherry) and some Ash. The cutting board measures approximately 17" x 12" x 1 1/4" thick. Total time I spent making this cutting board was around 5 hours. And the total cost was around 25 dollars. Tools I used while making this:Table SawMiter...
By: adamf135

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:23:07 PST
Making a Turned-Off-Center Door Stop http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Off-Center-Door-Stop/
Making a Turned-Off-Center Door Stop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/5VL2/IZ6BIB5S/F3W5VL2IZ6BIB5S.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig For whatever reason, I decided to create a door stop. Perhaps it’s a result of a subconscious longing for spring, when we can prop our doors open without getting snow in the house, or suffering flies that come with summer. Compound this with that I, like many, often find myself searching for n...
By: KellyCraig

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:56:00 PST
Two Easy Finishes for Wood: Milk Paint & Acrylic+Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Easy-Finishes-for-Wood-Milk-Paint-AcrylicOil/
Two Easy Finishes for Wood: Milk Paint & Acrylic+Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/A4F2/IZ6BHNZI/FVLA4F2IZ6BHNZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/A4F2/IZ6BHNZI/FVLA4F2IZ6BHNZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/A4F2/IZ6BHNZI/FVLA4F2IZ6BHNZI.SMALL.jpg woodshopcowboy Here's my go-to paint finishes in the workshop. All paints consist of three main ingredients: the binder, the solvent and the pigment. The solvent suspends the binder and pigment in liquid form, and then evaporates when applied. The evaporation leaves behind the binder and pigment to form a film. ...
By: woodshopcowboy

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:28:22 PST
Kid’s Step Stool With Their Artwork! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Step-Stool-With-Their-Artwork/
Kid’s Step Stool With Their Artwork! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/QCSN/IZ4UBA01/F01QCSNIZ4UBA01.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/QCSN/IZ4UBA01/F01QCSNIZ4UBA01.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/QCSN/IZ4UBA01/F01QCSNIZ4UBA01.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this build, I'll show you how to make a kid's step stool was a bit of a customized twist! I made this step stool for my niece and added some of her artwork to the top step using epoxy resin. Enjoy! Also, don't miss the build video above for more details! Gather Materials & Tools I used the too...
By: craftedworkshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:15:00 PST
Trashy Tailgate Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Trashy-Tailgate-Bench/
Trashy Tailgate Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KV2Z/IZ4UHIJV/FT1KV2ZIZ4UHIJV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KV2Z/IZ4UHIJV/FT1KV2ZIZ4UHIJV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KV2Z/IZ4UHIJV/FT1KV2ZIZ4UHIJV.SMALL.jpg wrightelijah1212 After finding an old beat up tailgate sitting in a junk pile, I decided it needed to be made into something cool. What better way to display it than to make an awesome sitting bench out of it! I hope that maybe some of you guys build one too and show me your take on this project! Measuring/Cutting...
By: wrightelijah1212

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:12:44 PST
Adjustable Saw Horses http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Saw-Horses/
Adjustable Saw Horses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9E06/IZ4UAPOK/FEG9E06IZ4UAPOK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9E06/IZ4UAPOK/FEG9E06IZ4UAPOK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9E06/IZ4UAPOK/FEG9E06IZ4UAPOK.SMALL.jpg bqanderson Ever wished that your saw horses were adjustable to fit the different tasks that you use them for? Depending on what the project is, varying the height of the work top can be more ergonomic and reduce stress and fatigue on the body. The design was developed by using multiple thicknesses of wood bu...
By: bqanderson

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 07:16:56 PST
Wood Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Flowers/
Wood Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/Q50V/IZ4UFMKG/FDHQ50VIZ4UFMKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/Q50V/IZ4UFMKG/FDHQ50VIZ4UFMKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/Q50V/IZ4UFMKG/FDHQ50VIZ4UFMKG.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 What can you do, if it is winter and you find no flowers for your girlfriend?Go in your workshop and make some :) These flowers are very easy and quick to make.For a better overview, please watch the video.If you like it, I am glad if you vote for it in the Valentine's Day Challenge 2017.What you ne...
By: StephanP1

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:07:42 PST
How to Make a Wood & Hammered Silver Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wood-Hammered-Silver-Ring/
How to Make a Wood & Hammered Silver Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/B90N/IZ4IFPJZ/FUSB90NIZ4IFPJZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/B90N/IZ4IFPJZ/FUSB90NIZ4IFPJZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/B90N/IZ4IFPJZ/FUSB90NIZ4IFPJZ.SMALL.jpg ZebranoWoodCraft In this DIY jewelry tutorial I will show you the process I used to make a ring with ancient bog oak and sterling silver.This week I asked you guys on Instagram what I should use for my next project. The options were a bottle opener, acrylic off-cuts or a chunk of Bog Oak (don't snigger).I can repor...
By: ZebranoWoodCraft

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:39:48 PST
Upcycled Rocking Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Rocking-Horse/
Upcycled Rocking Horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/K37Q/IYYTM1BZ/FP1K37QIYYTM1BZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/K37Q/IYYTM1BZ/FP1K37QIYYTM1BZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/K37Q/IYYTM1BZ/FP1K37QIYYTM1BZ.SMALL.jpg tiangster This is a rocking tyre horse made out of upcycled components such as an old car tyre, reclaimed pine planks, rubberwood and 2 by 2 wood. It is child-friendly and made with the purpose as a toy for children to play on. Made by the Biji-Biji Initiative. Gathering your Materials 1. Pine wood planks...
By: tiangster

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:40:42 PST
How to make a Sofa/Bed from an Old Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-SofaBed-From-an-Old-Headboard/
How to make a Sofa/Bed from an Old Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/O3YQ/IYYTLADO/FZFO3YQIYYTLADO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/O3YQ/IYYTLADO/FZFO3YQIYYTLADO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/O3YQ/IYYTLADO/FZFO3YQIYYTLADO.SMALL.jpg Ismael67 I have noticed that futons are extremely convenient products especially when you have company over wanting to spend the night and do not want to have them sleep on the hard floor. A stylish product for an living room, a futon transforms from a comfy sofa into a bed instead of trying to find a comfor...
By: Ismael67

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:02:51 PST
Radial Arm Router ! ( and the saw will still work!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Radial-Arm-Router-and-the-Saw-Will-Still-Work/
Radial Arm Router ! ( and the saw will still work!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/SKFW/IZ6BXBF9/FIUSKFWIZ6BXBF9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/SKFW/IZ6BXBF9/FIUSKFWIZ6BXBF9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/SKFW/IZ6BXBF9/FIUSKFWIZ6BXBF9.SMALL.jpg BacknBlack Radial Arm Saw to Radial Arm Router adapter.Hi there,This is another piece coming from the Insane Asylum. I've had this idea for a long time and I honestly wondered why one never existed. So I built my own.Allow me to introduce The Radial Arm Router (and part time saw). I've been working on several ...
By: BacknBlack

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:39:19 PST
Upcycle Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Skateboard/
Upcycle Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/I0FE/IYYTEX5J/F3OI0FEIYYTEX5J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/I0FE/IYYTEX5J/F3OI0FEIYYTEX5J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/I0FE/IYYTEX5J/F3OI0FEIYYTEX5J.SMALL.jpg cody_blanc This is how to make a cruiser from 2 old skateboard decks. You will need to know about woodshop safety and know hot to use a band saw. Careful with cutting skateboards since it is concaved. Intro Step 1-2 Step 3-5 Step 6-7 Step 8-9 Step 10-11 Step 12-13 Step 14-15 ...
By: cody_blanc

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:58:58 PST
Rolltop Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Desk/
Rolltop Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/G0ND/IYYTEKYD/F81G0NDIYYTEKYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/G0ND/IYYTEKYD/F81G0NDIYYTEKYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/G0ND/IYYTEKYD/F81G0NDIYYTEKYD.SMALL.jpg Bruceputman This a Rolltop desk that I started in the summer of 1980, working on it during the weekends. I completed the base in the summer and then completed the top during winter break while going to college. Dimensions of the Desk I looked at a lot of desks before I got started and ended up with these di...
By: Bruceputman

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:06:34 PST
How To Make A Live Edge Pen / The No Lathe Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Live-Edge-Pen-the-No-Lathe-Challenge/
How To Make A Live Edge Pen / The No Lathe Challenge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OJ24/IYYTIWDR/F0FOJ24IYYTIWDR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OJ24/IYYTIWDR/F0FOJ24IYYTIWDR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/OJ24/IYYTIWDR/F0FOJ24IYYTIWDR.SMALL.jpg BCDesign Were you looking for a project to do with your kids? The live edge pen is a great project that you can involve the whole family in. It only takes a few simple tools and at the end you can personalize it, making it your own. I made a video of the build for my channel BCDesign this will also help you ...
By: BCDesign

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:39:56 PST
Roubo Frame Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Roubo-Frame-Saw/
Roubo Frame Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SMALL.jpg woodbywright I made a frame saw a year ago. It worked fantastically, but one day I dropped it and busted out one of the mortises. Oh well it is just a good reason to remake this one even better. A frame saw is the traditional way of resawing lumber. This one is meant for one person but some of the larger ones ar...
By: woodbywright

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:46:37 PST
Kids Activity Chair (and Table) http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Activity-Chair-and-Table/
Kids Activity Chair (and Table) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/W85P/IYYTBAGP/FK0W85PIYYTBAGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/W85P/IYYTBAGP/FK0W85PIYYTBAGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/W85P/IYYTBAGP/FK0W85PIYYTBAGP.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop I have already made an activity table for my kids (read that website article here and get the table plans here), but I had put off making the chairs for it until now. The chair is made from 3/4 inch plywood and you can make four chairs OR two chairs and the Kids Activity Table from a single sheet (4...
By: stoneandsonsworkshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 05:28:39 PST
Entryway Shoe Storage Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Entryway-Shoe-Storage-Bench/
Entryway Shoe Storage Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/538N/IYYTAOM3/FCZ538NIYYTAOM3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/538N/IYYTAOM3/FCZ538NIYYTAOM3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/538N/IYYTAOM3/FCZ538NIYYTAOM3.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat In this Instructable I'll show you how I made this Shoe Storage Bench. It's a great way to capture all the shoes in our entryway and has been a welcome addition to the house. It's made out of wood from the home center (other than the walnut top which could be subbed for other material) and has eas...
By: fixthisbuildthat

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:09:57 PST
Hand-crafted Burl Heart | Key-Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-crafted-Burl-Heart-Key-Chain/
Hand-crafted Burl Heart | Key-Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/EWO9/IYYT6MCS/F2TEWO9IYYT6MCS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/EWO9/IYYT6MCS/F2TEWO9IYYT6MCS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/EWO9/IYYT6MCS/F2TEWO9IYYT6MCS.SMALL.jpg BurlyWoodWorks - Create Something How to make a Hand-crafted Burl Heart Key-Chain. This is a keychain from 100% scrap wood, and came from unwanted firewood. This is a great gift to practically anybody, and what better way then give it to somebody for Valentines day! So, let's go ahead and get started!Materials and tools used in this...
By: BurlyWoodWorks - Create Something

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 14:09:22 PST
Epic Viking Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Viking-Shield/
Epic Viking Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/2MK9/IYYT9NOI/FLR2MK9IYYT9NOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/2MK9/IYYT9NOI/FLR2MK9IYYT9NOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/2MK9/IYYT9NOI/FLR2MK9IYYT9NOI.SMALL.jpg Epic Workshop I made this shield... FOR ME!!!Check out my YT channelSUBSCRIBE HERE Preparing Processing the stock 8 mm thickGluing the panels in different pattern to make the shield stronger (criss-cross)Cutting the circle with jigsaw Painting Gluing the fabric (linen) on shieldPaint it in any color (I us...
By: Epic Workshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:52:14 PST
Quick Upcycled Plywood Sitting Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Upcycled-Plywood-Sitting-Stool/
Quick Upcycled Plywood Sitting Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/BPW8/IYYT8KSY/FYNBPW8IYYT8KSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/BPW8/IYYT8KSY/FYNBPW8IYYT8KSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/BPW8/IYYT8KSY/FYNBPW8IYYT8KSY.SMALL.jpg Perry ElizabethW Here is a tutorial for a quick and easy, upcycled, CNC plywood sitting stool with a 14x14" seat and a 22" height. If you want to maximize efficiency and just go straight to cutting/assembly, I've included an .eps file to upload in VCarve Pro so all you'll need to do is add in tabs. Tools Needed:4x4...
By: Perry ElizabethW

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:16:20 PST
Rope Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Puzzle/
Rope Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/Y7RF/IYYT5QAN/FAUY7RFIYYT5QAN.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a fun and easy little project to make. I made the main pieces with scrap wood and an old piece of rope. I purchased the wood beads from a craft store but these could have been made from scrap wood blocks as well. The solution is not intuitive so it might be a challenge for your friends an...
By: mtairymd

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:00:37 PST
Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Rack/
Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/WWBK/IYYT76O1/FDKWWBKIYYT76O1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/WWBK/IYYT76O1/FDKWWBKIYYT76O1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/WWBK/IYYT76O1/FDKWWBKIYYT76O1.SMALL.jpg petachock I was asked by my brother if I could make him a wine rack, for at least 12 bottles, to put in his glass fronted cupboard. He sent me a link to something that he wanted and the dimensions of the space so I came up with a couple of ideas. My first idea unconventionally had the bottles facing bottom ou...
By: petachock

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 08:31:22 PST
NASA Worm Logo Sign - Inspired By Tom Sachs http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Worm-Logo-Sign-Inspired-by-Tom-Sachs/
NASA Worm Logo Sign - Inspired By Tom Sachs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/IQQ5/IYYT5LJC/FWNIQQ5IYYT5LJC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/IQQ5/IYYT5LJC/FWNIQQ5IYYT5LJC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/IQQ5/IYYT5LJC/FWNIQQ5IYYT5LJC.SMALL.jpg mattthegamer463 For a long time I have liked the themes, ideas and aesthetic style of artist and sculptor Tom Sachs, so I decided I wanted to make a NASA worm logo sign for my workshop. One of Tom's "rules" is that you must not betray the nature of the material you are working with, so he likes to paint plywood be...
By: mattthegamer463

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:03:14 PST
Wood and Metal NASA Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Metal-NASA-Sign/
Wood and Metal NASA Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/YNEK/IYYT207K/F7LYNEKIYYT207K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/YNEK/IYYT207K/F7LYNEKIYYT207K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/YNEK/IYYT207K/F7LYNEKIYYT207K.SMALL.jpg firewoodsupplyco ..because outer space is rad. Materials 8 inch X 24 inch 22 Gauge Sheet Metal1/2 inch MDF cut to 8 inch X 24 inch1/2 inch Aluminum SpacersRed PaintWood ScrewsD Ring Frame HangerNASA letters Cut and Paint Cut NASA letters out of 1/2 inch birch plywood, then paint. Drill work Drill holes thro...
By: firewoodsupplyco

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:39:13 PST
Original Way to Make a Wood Champagne Glass with Grinder and Electric Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Original-Way-to-Make-a-Champagne-Glass-With-Grinde/
Original Way to Make a Wood Champagne Glass with Grinder and Electric Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/6LU6/IYYSZ90G/F5T6LU6IYYSZ90G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/6LU6/IYYSZ90G/F5T6LU6IYYSZ90G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/6LU6/IYYSZ90G/F5T6LU6IYYSZ90G.SMALL.jpg Hairbrush Inventor In Japan, there is a custom that people drink Sake in “Masu”, which is made from an aromatic wood such as Japanese cypress called HINOKI (http://masu-japan.com/about.htm). So, I tried to make a champagne glass from Hinoki to drink sparkling wine.You can see the process how I made it with utilizing a...
By: Hairbrush Inventor

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 23:32:01 PST