Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 09:11:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Perfect Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Dovetails/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:30:46 PDT
Wood Shim Document/Book Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shim-DocumentBook-Holder/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 19:18:23 PDT
How to Make a Violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Violin/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:55:34 PDT
How to Use Scrap Wood to Make Cool Table Top or Doll Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Scrap-Wood-to-Make-Cool-Table-Top-or-Do/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:58:22 PDT
Retro Inspired Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Inspired-Phone-Dock/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:07:04 PDT
Pallet Basketball Wastebasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Basketball-Wastebasket/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:54:24 PDT
From Hymnal Racks to Plant Stands - an Exercise in Repurposing Architectural Wood Findings http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Hymnal-Racks-to-Plant-Stands-an-Exercise-in-R/
From Hymnal Racks to Plant Stands - an Exercise in Repurposing Architectural Wood Findings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SMALL.jpg Radical Geezer A short while ago the pastor of the church across the street from us was retiring. As he and his wife prepared to move out of the church parsonage that had been their home for the past thirty years he faced the problem of what to do with the eclectic collection of, well, stuff that had accumulated ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:38:32 PDT
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Potting-Table-Sturdy-and-Simple/
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SMALL.jpg TheCoffeeDude I live in a condo, and as a result I do a lot of container gardening. Having sturdy and durable potting tables is essential, not only for potting the plants to begin with, but also to set containers on around the edges of my deck. I came by this table design at some point years ago, and adapted it t...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 22:00:52 PDT
World Map Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Tabletop/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:45:03 PDT
Rustic Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Coat-Rack/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:56:04 PDT
Outdoor Chair Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Chair-Makeover/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:17:54 PDT
Monogrammed Cheeseboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Monogrammed-Cheeseboard/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 10:52:13 PDT
How To Make A Timber Coffee Table, Using Mortise And Tenon Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Timber-Coffee-Table-Using-Mortise-an/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:47:13 PDT
How to build a Dehydrator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dehydrator/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:44:41 PDT
How to Make a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Box/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:27:31 PDT
Reclaimed Industrial Filing Cabinet Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Industrial-Filing-Cabinet-Build/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 10:21:18 PDT
Pallet piggy http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Piggy/
Pallet piggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/9A9M/IOIU7XJI/FI79A9MIOIU7XJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/9A9M/IOIU7XJI/FI79A9MIOIU7XJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/9A9M/IOIU7XJI/FI79A9MIOIU7XJI.SMALL.jpg lennybaby1 Wanted to just do something fun,I put a pic here to show that this pig was made of palletwood.You could make this out of any flat stock.I'll go into detail on the finish.No bacon jokes,pig on. Tools&supplys tools:scroll saw (this can be done with a jigsaw)Supply's:1'X2' board I just did...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:17:17 PDT
Make your own dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dining-Table/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 07:31:05 PDT
Drill Press Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Stand/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 03:12:52 PDT
Genius Project Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Genius-Project-Catapult/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:23:05 PDT
How to Make a Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wood-Clock/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:10:38 PDT
DIY Reclaimed Wood Sign Vintage (Up Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reclaimed-Wood-Sign-Vintage-Up-Inspired/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:44:44 PDT
How To Make A Homemade Longboard With Vinyl Print http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Longboard-With-Vinyl-Print/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 14:20:45 PDT
Build a Coffee Table/TV Stand With Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Coffee-TableTV-Stand-With-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 02:05:44 PDT
Skateboard Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Hook/
Skateboard Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/PXW9/IOH8NBAZ/FC1PXW9IOH8NBAZ.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I was out skateboarding early one morning with my dog when I came across a broken timber skate deck near the skate ramps.Picking it up I realised that it would make a great skateboard hook...someones loss could be reclaimed.Come with me and I will show you how to make your own skateboard hook... F...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 15:49:40 PDT
Cork World Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-World-Map/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 08:48:20 PDT
Not Just a Spline Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Just-a-Spline-Jig/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:22:21 PDT
Lighted Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Box/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:10:24 PDT
Ratchet Knob (Unidirectional Mechanism) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Knob-Unidirectional-Mechanism/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 07:57:32 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Bartop http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Bartop/
Reclaimed Wood Bartop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/PZ5N/IOEKG52O/FVHPZ5NIOEKG52O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/PZ5N/IOEKG52O/FVHPZ5NIOEKG52O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/PZ5N/IOEKG52O/FVHPZ5NIOEKG52O.SMALL.jpg jtmosca Disclaimer: This is my first ever instructable and I am NOT a carpenter, so don't be surprised if you see flaws in the methods, design, and/or documentation of the instructable. However, I was quite pleased with the result and when I saw the title of the "Reclaimed Wood" contest I felt obligated t...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 15:13:35 PDT
WALNUT HAMMER HANDLE RESTO. http://www.instructables.com/id/WALNUT-HAMMER-HANDLE-RESTO/
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Thu, 19 May 2016 05:02:51 PDT
Cutting Thin Stock Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Thin-Stock-Wood/
Cutting Thin Stock Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/AC26/IOCJ7ONG/FUTAC26IOCJ7ONG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/AC26/IOCJ7ONG/FUTAC26IOCJ7ONG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/AC26/IOCJ7ONG/FUTAC26IOCJ7ONG.SMALL.jpg dave.vaness.79 I realize that there many application for thin wood but I use it for making earrings. I have been making earrings for years. Earrings requires thin stock. My designs generally use 3/32" thick stock. That requires either sanding down 1/8" stock or cutting my own. Another advantage her advantage ...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 21:01:41 PDT
Filling Pocket Holes Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/Filling-Pocket-Holes-Cheaply/
Filling Pocket Holes Cheaply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MMWY/IOCE8N0D/F8EMMWYIOCE8N0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MMWY/IOCE8N0D/F8EMMWYIOCE8N0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/MMWY/IOCE8N0D/F8EMMWYIOCE8N0D.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show you how to fill the holes left by pocket screw holes from kits like Kreg's. They do sell special pre-cut dowels to fill the holes, but you don't necessarily always have some on hand, and wood type options are limited, and you can save moneyContest : follow my instruc...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 17:18:49 PDT
Pottery Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Pottery-Wheel/
Pottery Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/OQ6Y/IOCJ6RQP/FP3OQ6YIOCJ6RQP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/OQ6Y/IOCJ6RQP/FP3OQ6YIOCJ6RQP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/OQ6Y/IOCJ6RQP/FP3OQ6YIOCJ6RQP.SMALL.jpg ssaidwho A friend mentioned to me recently that she wanted to own a home pottery wheel but was prohibited by the cost. They appear to cost between several hundred dollars and upwards of $1700. I expressed my surprise at the $1000 price tag given the simplicity of the device and she jokingly replied "Hey yeah...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:51:16 PDT
Corner Clamp Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-Jig/
Corner Clamp Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/U901/IOCJ718V/FS8U901IOCJ718V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/U901/IOCJ718V/FS8U901IOCJ718V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/U901/IOCJ718V/FS8U901IOCJ718V.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Jig to assist 90 degree corner clamping. Mark MDF Find some scrap wood or MDF and mark cut lines and drill points. Drill Drill holes to accommodate clamp heads. Cut Saw excess wood from corners of jig. Clamp
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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:40:03 PDT
Traveller's Cajon http://www.instructables.com/id/Travellers-Cajon/
Traveller's Cajon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HB61/INM7S0F5/FZBHB61INM7S0F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HB61/INM7S0F5/FZBHB61INM7S0F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/HB61/INM7S0F5/FZBHB61INM7S0F5.SMALL.jpg Prodromosp The idea behind the "Traveller's Cajon" came up with the question of how would somebody be able to get their percussion wherever they might go, without worrying if there is enough space in their baggage.So considering this, I tried to make one cajon combining some dismounting tricks with the desired...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 14:13:18 PDT
Wedding arrows http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Arrows/
Wedding arrows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/II1N/IOBR42PJ/FZNII1NIOBR42PJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/II1N/IOBR42PJ/FZNII1NIOBR42PJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/II1N/IOBR42PJ/FZNII1NIOBR42PJ.SMALL.jpg Jhakz My sister is getting married just soon and asked me to make a sign for her outdoor reception, preferably an arrow to show you which ay to go to get there since it was in the woods. I hope you enjoy. What are you going to need your not going to need a lot it was a very simple build. all you need i...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 08:22:57 PDT
Wooden Coaster Wedding Favors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Coaster-Wedding-Favors/
Wooden Coaster Wedding Favors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/6KGU/IOAAXCQF/FY16KGUIOAAXCQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/6KGU/IOAAXCQF/FY16KGUIOAAXCQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/6KGU/IOAAXCQF/FY16KGUIOAAXCQF.SMALL.jpg BrandonEcon My fiancee and I wanted to make something special for our wedding guests. We love DIY projects - they're just more special than something store-bought. After looking around for inspiration, we got excited about the idea of making wood-slice coasters! This 'ible will walk you through our process. The...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 08:06:22 PDT
Flat Pack Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Wine-Rack/
Flat Pack Wine Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/96PG/IO8LBA1H/FY496PGIO8LBA1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/96PG/IO8LBA1H/FY496PGIO8LBA1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/96PG/IO8LBA1H/FY496PGIO8LBA1H.SMALL.jpg artisanerd This wooden wine rack consists of two pieces of wood that interlock to form a cradle for three bottles of wine. I wanted to see if I could make something that would fit together well, be easy to make, and not be too expensive. If you're short on space, you can dismantle it to store flat.I used 1/2" ...
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Tue, 17 May 2016 07:36:52 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Sign/
Reclaimed Wood Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/DEOR/IOA9JUW8/FGHDEORIOA9JUW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/DEOR/IOA9JUW8/FGHDEORIOA9JUW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/DEOR/IOA9JUW8/FGHDEORIOA9JUW8.SMALL.jpg John_Malecki In this video I make a sign using some reclaimed barn wood siding. I use an industrial style angle iron frame to hold it all together. Check out these 10 simple steps to make one of your own, and watch the video for more detailed instructions. Cut Metal to Size In this step I pre cut all the me...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 15:29:25 PDT
Purpleheart Pen: Turning Your First Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Purpleheart-Pen-Turning-Your-First-Pen/
Purpleheart Pen: Turning Your First Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/RPV6/IOA9JCMQ/FMLRPV6IOA9JCMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/RPV6/IOA9JCMQ/FMLRPV6IOA9JCMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/RPV6/IOA9JCMQ/FMLRPV6IOA9JCMQ.SMALL.jpg mlawing Before we get started, I am new to woodturning. I in no way intend to give an expert look at pen turning. Rather, I'd like to share my perspective after scouring the internet for guides and applying that knowledge to my first turnings. This guide will point out pitfalls and explain things that were ...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 13:29:28 PDT
100% Upcycled/Reclaimed Stave Snare Drum Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/100-UpcycledReclaimed-Stave-Snare-Drum-Build/
100% Upcycled/Reclaimed Stave Snare Drum Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/UIEA/IO8WFHAP/FAKUIEAIO8WFHAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/UIEA/IO8WFHAP/FAKUIEAIO8WFHAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/UIEA/IO8WFHAP/FAKUIEAIO8WFHAP.SMALL.jpg Into the Dirtshop A good friend of mine on Youtube, Keith Decent, ran a contest to make something 100% from upcycled materials. I took the challenge and decided to make a stave snare drum from an old pallet and spool! I had a bunch of hardware laying around and ended up finding some nice stainless captive nuts as w...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 10:26:31 PDT
Clothing Drying Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothing-Drying-Rack/
Clothing Drying Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6M1T/IO8L7GB4/FZX6M1TIO8L7GB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6M1T/IO8L7GB4/FZX6M1TIO8L7GB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6M1T/IO8L7GB4/FZX6M1TIO8L7GB4.SMALL.jpg Keyboard Cowboy While trying to determine the perfect Mother's Day gift for my wife, I came across several drying racks pinned to her Pinterest account.While we have a nice sized house, there isn't much in the way of places to hang wet laundry. Our HOA doesn't allow outdoor drying lines. Our utility room is only ...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 06:44:30 PDT
Flat Pack Trestle Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Trestle-Table/
Flat Pack Trestle Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/F9RR/IO6E4XC7/F3UF9RRIO6E4XC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/F9RR/IO6E4XC7/F3UF9RRIO6E4XC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/F9RR/IO6E4XC7/F3UF9RRIO6E4XC7.SMALL.jpg marksgourmetworkshop I am currently studying design. I have been woodworking and crafting for a couple of years. It started off as a hobby, though it always does I think? Soon, I discovered that making things was something I was extremely passionate about. I aim to invoke thought and emotion in my designs. Whether that ...
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Mon, 16 May 2016 01:07:29 PDT
End Grain Glasses Case http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Glasses-Case/
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Mon, 16 May 2016 05:02:47 PDT
Collapsible Tabletop Bowling Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Tabletop-Bowling-Game/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 11:33:03 PDT
Pens With No Lathe or Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Pens-With-No-Lathe-or-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 21:25:10 PDT
A Step By Step Guide To Whitewashing Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Step-by-Step-Guide-to-Whitewashing-Wood/
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Sun, 15 May 2016 08:04:47 PDT
Turning Cedar Trees Into Walking Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Cedar-Trees-Into-Walking-Sticks/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 16:17:29 PDT
Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-5/
Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/O9FM/IO7EO6NV/FATO9FMIO7EO6NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/O9FM/IO7EO6NV/FATO9FMIO7EO6NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/O9FM/IO7EO6NV/FATO9FMIO7EO6NV.SMALL.jpg Raleighup Some college friends of mine live in an off-campus house and have a living room full of “were-broke-college-kids-and-don’t-have-a lot-of-money” furniture. They came to me and decided that it was time to add some style to their house. They wanted to start with a new coffee table. The one ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 19:38:50 PDT