Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:30:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Carved Finishing Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-Finishing-Mallet/
Carved Finishing Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/7E3O/IZ6DG5VV/FME7E3OIZ6DG5VV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/7E3O/IZ6DG5VV/FME7E3OIZ6DG5VV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FME/7E3O/IZ6DG5VV/FME7E3OIZ6DG5VV.SMALL.jpg woodbywright I recently made a joiner's mallet, but it has a hard face and can ding up work easily. I needed a mallet for finishing with a leather face and softer head. Much of this build is just like the last one (Here) with more carving and leather. Also, rather than building it out of firewood I am using a sc...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:22:03 PST
How to Re-Engineer Paper Back into Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Engineer-Paper-Back-Into-Wood/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:14:01 PST
Wooden Beer Koozie w/ Built-in Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Beer-Koozie-W-Built-in-Bottle-Opener/
Wooden Beer Koozie w/ Built-in Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CCSD/IZ6DF8U0/FDACCSDIZ6DF8U0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CCSD/IZ6DF8U0/FDACCSDIZ6DF8U0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CCSD/IZ6DF8U0/FDACCSDIZ6DF8U0.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat In this Instructable I'll show you how I made this Wooden Beer Koozie with a built-in bottle opener. I made this koozie on the lathe, but you could also do most of the work on a decent drill press and shape the outside by hand.Check out the Instructable and if you want detailed plans for the build ...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:40:03 PST
Headphone Stand, Wireless 1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Stand-Wireless-10/
Headphone Stand, Wireless 1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/UDP1/IZ6DEY4A/FKGUDP1IZ6DEY4A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/UDP1/IZ6DEY4A/FKGUDP1IZ6DEY4A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/UDP1/IZ6DEY4A/FKGUDP1IZ6DEY4A.SMALL.jpg dean1973 My first, and not last, attempt at a Headphone stand. (I do need one for the home and work office). Credit is due to The Wood Workshop for the design I was looking for a design and found the one posted by "The Wood Workshop" https://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Stand/ and used it as my s...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:34:20 PST
Wooden Rocking Chair | 3D Printed Hinges + Laser Cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rocking-Chair-3D-Printed-Hinges-Laser-Cutti/
Wooden Rocking Chair | 3D Printed Hinges + Laser Cutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/1QBT/IZ6C55HA/FH41QBTIZ6C55HA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/1QBT/IZ6C55HA/FH41QBTIZ6C55HA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/1QBT/IZ6C55HA/FH41QBTIZ6C55HA.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada We've teamed up with Proto3000, our 3D printing distribution partners, and Play Wood, a 3D hinge company from Italy to make this amazing rocking chair. We show how two technologies, laser cutting and 3D printing, can come together and create remarkable projects. Preparing the files You can downl...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:22:36 PST
Beginning Woodworking: Making a Bench Bull - a Basic Miniature Multipurpose Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Woodworking-Making-a-Bench-Bull-a-Basic-/
Beginning Woodworking: Making a Bench Bull - a Basic Miniature Multipurpose Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SMALL.jpg Goff So, I wanted to get into woodworking. Few problems - I don't have access to a workshop and live in a small house with my wife and kid. A bigger place or a dedicated workspace would be nice but it's not gonna happen anytime soon! Also, power tools are out because of the noise and dust issue. So, sta...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:50:13 PST
How to Make a Bow Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bow-Sander/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:47:53 PST
Drill Press Table and Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Table-and-Fence/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:35:00 PST
How To Make a Watch Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Watch-Stand/
How To Make a Watch Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZMGF/IZ6CT47D/FT2ZMGFIZ6CT47D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZMGF/IZ6CT47D/FT2ZMGFIZ6CT47D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/ZMGF/IZ6CT47D/FT2ZMGFIZ6CT47D.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this tutorial I am gonna to show you how to make this simple wooden-brass watch stand that can hold up to 5 watches at a time.If you want the plans for this build comment down below and I will send the drawings. Design in solidworks Wodworking For this build you are g...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:35:03 PST
How to Hand Cut Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Cut-Dovetails/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:01:44 PST
Burning Decals Into Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Burning-Decals-Into-Wood/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:44:22 PST
Collapsible Portable Display Stands/Boxes with Built-In Storage Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Portable-Display-Stands-1/
Collapsible Portable Display Stands/Boxes with Built-In Storage Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5QE3/IZ6CQGJ5/FCZ5QE3IZ6CQGJ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5QE3/IZ6CQGJ5/FCZ5QE3IZ6CQGJ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/5QE3/IZ6CQGJ5/FCZ5QE3IZ6CQGJ5.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I made some collapsible display stands with hidden storage space, out of melamine, as well as additional innovative mechanisms, for use in exhibitions or other alternative instances that are presented at the last step! I was asked by QControl, a modern compa...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:10:55 PST
CNC Love Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Love-Sign/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:47:58 PST
Adjustable Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Shelf/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:57:11 PST
Secret Wood Bowl DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Wood-Bowl-DIY/
Secret Wood Bowl DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/7QNA/IZ6C6V2H/F267QNAIZ6C6V2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/7QNA/IZ6C6V2H/F267QNAIZ6C6V2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/7QNA/IZ6C6V2H/F267QNAIZ6C6V2H.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A while back I made an Instructable DIY version of the popular secret wood rings. Since then I wanted to attempt a similar project on a larger scale. Here is my take on a wood and resin bowl. The Walnut Base I started off with some 1" thick walnut slabs I had in the shop. These were all cut do...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:06:25 PST
Hidden Shelf Headboard & Cat Run http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Shelf-Headboard-Cat-Run/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:53:51 PST
Crate Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-Shelving/
Crate Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/3W55/IZ6CJFVP/FVK3W55IZ6CJFVP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/3W55/IZ6CJFVP/FVK3W55IZ6CJFVP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/3W55/IZ6CJFVP/FVK3W55IZ6CJFVP.SMALL.jpg PqS1 Objective: To create crate shelving unit within budget constraintsGoals: To build a sturdy shelving unit for minimal cost and Ms. Bee's satisfactionSolution: Ms. Bee wanted to create a crate shelving unit for her grandson for storing books. She had found a picture on Pinterest, but was limited by...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:19:15 PST
DIY Digital Height Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Height-Gauge/
DIY Digital Height Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/G2ZJ/IZ6CTAKY/FSPG2ZJIZ6CTAKY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/G2ZJ/IZ6CTAKY/FSPG2ZJIZ6CTAKY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/G2ZJ/IZ6CTAKY/FSPG2ZJIZ6CTAKY.SMALL.jpg woodshopcowboy A quick jig can make the difference in a woodshop. This height gauge helps measure and set cutting tool heights and thicknesses for rabbets, dadoes, chamfers, etc. Since it incorporates a digital caliper, the dial is easy to read, precise and accurate.This tool came in handy building the light box...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:45:10 PST
Natural Iphone Speaker Charging Dock (from 2x4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Iphone-Speaker-Charging-Dock-from-2x4/
Natural Iphone Speaker Charging Dock (from 2x4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SMALL.jpg peguiono In this Instructable I use a 8" length of scrap 2x4" to create a Natural Speaker Charging dock combo. I had seen similar designs but none of them had a charger incorporated into it. I used Drill Bits and a chisel to create this but a CNC machine or a router would probably work better. I made a coupl...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:15:18 PST
Reclaimed Oak Night Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Oak-Night-Table/
Reclaimed Oak Night Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2S2H/IZ6CJDJH/F782S2HIZ6CJDJH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2S2H/IZ6CJDJH/F782S2HIZ6CJDJH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/2S2H/IZ6CJDJH/F782S2HIZ6CJDJH.SMALL.jpg tclamp These pieces of oak were used to transport pipe for a pipe line via train. They had wedges nailed on them and they were going to get thrown in the landfill. They were really twisted and had many cracks.The pieces measure 10' long, 6" wide and 1 5/8" thick. Material I cut them into smaller pieces...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:09:13 PST
Scrapbook Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrapbook-Storage-Rack/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:54:10 PST
Picture Frame - Giant's Causeways http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Giants-Causeways/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:26:17 PST
Floatie Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Floatie-Side-Table/
Floatie Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S3UQ/IZ6CPALS/FW1S3UQIZ6CPALS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S3UQ/IZ6CPALS/FW1S3UQIZ6CPALS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S3UQ/IZ6CPALS/FW1S3UQIZ6CPALS.SMALL.jpg Megssie The cottage life is an obsession for many Canadians. We are fortunate here to have zillions of lakes and rivers, and the especially lucky have waterfront properties that range from glorified shipping crates to palatial estates comprised of several multi story buildings (and that's just where the ser...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:15:51 PST
Distressed Wood Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Distressed-Wood-Look/
Distressed Wood Look - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/F05O/IZ6CD3WN/FVEF05OIZ6CD3WN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/F05O/IZ6CD3WN/FVEF05OIZ6CD3WN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/F05O/IZ6CD3WN/FVEF05OIZ6CD3WN.SMALL.jpg PqS1 Goal is the make new (or old) wood look distressed. I used this method in a couple different ways. I'll explain along the way. Step 1: Paint your wood project - full coverage I used black paint for both these wood projects. The frame I used black spray paint. As you can see in this picture the pa...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:26:35 PST
Floating Shelf With LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Shelf-With-LED-Lights/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:21:16 PST
Wizard of Oz Nutcrackers http://www.instructables.com/id/Wizard-of-Oz-Nutcrackers/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:55:28 PST
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...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:36:31 PST
Log Holder for Hand Sawing http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Holder-for-Hand-Sawing/
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:55:28 PST
Real Metal Looking Sword Out of Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Metal-Looking-Sword-Out-of-Pallet-Wood/
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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...
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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...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:55:33 PST
DIY - Wood Nail Station http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Nail-Station/
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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 https://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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:52:25 PST
Plywood Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Laptop-Stand-1/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:53:57 PST
Dice Box/Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Dice-BoxVault/
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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 ...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:48:32 PST
6 Workshop Machine Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Workshop-Machine-Tips/
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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/
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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...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:53:56 PST
Simple Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Crosscut-Sled-1/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:19:03 PST