Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:45:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a wooden Conch Shell type horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-wooden-Conch-Shell-type-horn/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:55:26 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using b...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Tiny Dowel Joints Using Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Dowel-Joints-Using-Skewers/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:08 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
Kinship Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger In life, we depend on one another to succeed and to simply survive. This is true in small communities, and in the greater scope of human existence. The goal of this vase is to demonstrate the notion of interdependence and the importance of community. No single unit functions without the support of o...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
Superhero Kids Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour A friend of mine wanted a bench for her sons who just happen to like the superheroes Ironman, Hulk, and Spiderman. I couldn't resist the opportunity to combine my longtime fondness of painting with my new skills in woodworking and naturally I also had to make an instructable.Materials:2x3x8ft lumbe...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SMALL.jpg buchananwp During my residency at Pier 9, I decided to do a project using the Coherent Metabeam Laser Cutter. I've been fascinated by MC Escher tessellations for a while, and in lieu of seeing so many end-grain cutting boards being made, I decided to take it to the next level by making an end-grain MC Escher t...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Mobile Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sign/
Mobile Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c Yard sales are a great American, summer past-time. To have a successful yard sale, you must advertise. Here is a basic sign built as cheaply and easily as my project allowed. Some steps could be skipped or altered to fit your needs. Chalk board paint could make this a great bistro or café sign. ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:57:37 PDT
Gun Shell Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Shell-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:17 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
Summer Fruit Trays http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Fruit-Trays/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:18:42 PDT
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Wine-Barrel-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:17 PDT
Charging Stand for an Otterbox'd Iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-Stand-for-an-Otterboxd-Iphone/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:01:26 PDT
Catapult Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Catapult-Bottle-Opener/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:24:36 PDT
Simple, Sturdy, Wooden Workbench For Around $70 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Wooden-Workbench-For-Around-70/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 18:59:04 PDT
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Premium-deck-railing-from-2x4-and-2x6-construction/
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SMALL.jpg Tvframe I called a company that specializes in exterior wood railing and massive post. I have a pretty large concrete balcony (14x22ft).The estimate for the job....5000$..So I decided that I could do close to the same thing for less...how much less ?A lot less. It cost me about 300$ - 350$ for the 3 x 5 1/4...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:26:46 PDT
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenting-with-wood-silicone/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
Ladder Ball from Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Ball-from-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 07:35:42 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT
The Wooden 6 Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-6-Pack/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:44:12 PDT
Woodpecker Door Knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpecker-Door-Knocker/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:10:28 PDT
Magnetic Levitation Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation-Pen/
Magnetic Levitation Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Not unlike the trains in Japan this pen uses opposing magnetic forces to hover in mid air. For trains, this practically eliminates friction allowing the trains to move very quickly. For pens, it makes for a little added entertainment value on your desk. Precision is key with this project, so like ma...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:57:08 PDT
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Deck-Supply-List/
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SMALL.jpg kenwork I had a vision of a Hexagon deck. So a decision was made to make it a reality. We have several hexagon plant beds and a hexagon table, so why not a hexagon deck?! :)Supplies:1. Tons of scrap and recycled wood. 2x4's, 2x6's, 2x8's. I scavanged, collected and got together enough wood to start th...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:24:38 PDT
Wood Mold for Glassblowing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mold-for-Glassblowing/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:23:44 PDT
Refinish an old wooden Sewing Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-old-wooden-Sewing-Case/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:14:55 PDT
Stump Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Stump-Throne/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:28:23 PDT
Picnic table condiment holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-table-condiment-holder/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:34:24 PDT
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Butterfly-Knife/
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SMALL.jpg kyao Hi!In this instructables I will be teaching you guys how to make a 100% functional popsicle stick butterfly knife (balisong). This project is very simple and takes around 30 minutes to complete, but the end result is a very durable wooden butterfly knife that can do all the tricks a real butterfly k...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:07:22 PDT
Adirondack chair from ONE board http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-chair-from-ONE-board/
Adirondack chair from ONE board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SMALL.jpg seamster Nothing says summertime like a wooden Adirondack chair!These classic outdoor chairs are comfy and perfect for resting in after a long day, or for getting up early and watching the sun rise while sipping your favorite hot beverage. There are about a million variations on the Adirondack chair, and an ...
By: seamster

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 PDT
Sphere Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Sphere-Drilling-Jig/
Sphere Drilling Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Cutting and drilling round objects is both difficult and dangerous. This is a step by step guide to making a jig to help drill spheres. I recently posted a similar Instructable about how to make a jig for cutting and drilling cylinders which can be viewed here (http://www.instructables.com/id/Safel...
By: CobyUnger

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:51:48 PDT
Curved laser bent wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-laser-bent-wood/
Curved laser bent wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This instructable will cover my own experiments with laser kerf bent wood, also known as lattice hinges, and how I tried to create it parametrically to bend along a curved surface.There's a lot of good information about lattice hinges here http://www.deferredprocrastination.co.uk/blog/cate... which ...
By: Aaron Porterfield

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:57 PDT
Stovetop / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Stovetop-Countertop/
Stovetop / Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many burners do you ever use simultaneously? The most I've ever used at a time is 3 when I'm cooking a big spread for a bunch of friends. I almost always only use one or two at a time. With limited counter space in my apartment kitchen, I'm always precariously balancing plates and cutting boards...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:05:42 PDT
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Maple-Slab-Outdoor-Table/
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SMALL.jpg ChrisReddy We just had a new patio added on the back of our house and needed a large table to seat 10 or more people - all the tables we saw when shopping were for either for 4, 6 or 8 at the most - and ranged from $150-$600! I had seen several of this style "live edge" tables as rustic dining room tables, bu...
By: ChrisReddy

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:09:24 PDT
Mini Rebel Snowspeeder Popsicle Stick Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Rebel-Snowspeeder-Popsicle-Stick-Model/
Mini Rebel Snowspeeder Popsicle Stick Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SMALL.jpg popsicle_mini-models Here's another interesting craft from the Star Wars Universe - a modified T-47 Rebel Snowspeeder from the 1980 movie "The Empire Strikes Back". The two-man Snowspeeders were the main air support aircraft used by the Alliance during the ground Battle of Hoth. Lightly armed but highly maneuverable, ...
By: popsicle_mini-models

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 06:39:28 PDT
Forest Spirit Wood Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Spirit-Wood-Carving/
Forest Spirit Wood Carving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SMALL.jpg boneheadturtle Hello! Welcome people! This is my first instructables so I hope I cover everything you need to get carving yourself a forest wood spirit... :) Tools Needed A pocket knifeA marker pen (or pencil)A piece of wood****this piece is birch wood Draw your face!I always start with the nose, get that ...
By: boneheadturtle

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:44:28 PDT
Build A Stepping Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Stepping-Stool/
Build A Stepping Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/JV2R/HWIBTF6W/FKDJV2RHWIBTF6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/JV2R/HWIBTF6W/FKDJV2RHWIBTF6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/JV2R/HWIBTF6W/FKDJV2RHWIBTF6W.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Build this simple vintage French stepping stool with just 4 pieces of standard lumber and a few nails. Extend the measurements to create a sturdy bench that easily seats three. Watch the video tutorial here! To make this stool, you'll need:2 (1” x 12”) pine boards 17” long 1 (1” x 12”) pi...
By: Mark Montano

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:33:07 PDT
The Awesomest Jelly Bean Dispenser Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesomest-Jelly-Bean-Dispenser-Ever/
The Awesomest Jelly Bean Dispenser Ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HQMW/H461SROE/FONHQMWH461SROE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HQMW/H461SROE/FONHQMWH461SROE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HQMW/H461SROE/FONHQMWH461SROE.SMALL.jpg OutdoorGirl16196 Here is an idea that has you both building and enjoying a delicious snack for the afternoon! Yep, thats right, a JELLY BEAN DISPENSER! (also works for M&Ms.) Sorry about the sideways pictures. I cant really figure out how to fix that. oops! :) Materials For this project, I used... - 2 4''x4'' pie...
By: OutdoorGirl16196

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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:24:46 PDT
Chopping Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Custom-Chopping-Board/
Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SMALL.jpg againstthegrain This is how I made my hardwood chopping board.There will be better tools to use and different methods to complete the same job, but this is how I've made it. IF YOU LIKE THIS PLEASE CHECK OUT MY FACEBOOK PAGE FOR OTHER THINGS I'VE MADEwww.facebook.com/ATG.Against.The.Grain. Prepare the Timber Wha...
By: againstthegrain

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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:16:50 PDT
The Wooden Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Robot/
The Wooden Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CUYO/HWCJBFLR/F9OCUYOHWCJBFLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CUYO/HWCJBFLR/F9OCUYOHWCJBFLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/CUYO/HWCJBFLR/F9OCUYOHWCJBFLR.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Scenario #1: You're invited to the First Birthday party for your old Pal's Kid ... the day of ... with 4 hours notice .. and this text message actually woke you up. You know nothing about gifts for a 1 year old ... other than beer isn't going to work and will most likely be frowned upon. Retail st...
By: -BALES-

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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:57:00 PDT
Instructables Robot Wood-Burned Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Wood-Burned-Picture/
Instructables Robot Wood-Burned Picture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9TWG/HW8T2C60/FCB9TWGHW8T2C60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9TWG/HW8T2C60/FCB9TWGHW8T2C60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/9TWG/HW8T2C60/FCB9TWGHW8T2C60.SMALL.jpg Asamati98 Over the last couple of years, Instructables has made its way to being my favorite website ever! And now the Instructables Robot contest has given me the inspiration to combine my passion for woodworking and the popular Instructables Robot into something awesome! Materials/ Tools The materials l...
By: Asamati98

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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:17:22 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
Marble Note Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Something you may not have seen before...I used 6/4 mulberry for the top portion and a scrap piece of 1/4 oak veneered MDF. Added a piece of acrylic and the marbles and you get a nice note holder.I then recessed a couple of rare earth magnets and you've got a pretty simple project.I'm thinking that ...
By: kludge77

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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
wooden table lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-table-lamp/
wooden table lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SMALL.jpg zekezane This is a small desk lamp that I made. It shows the grain in the wood which I think is really neat. It doesn't use much glue, it only uses some to hold the columns up but that's enough for this contest. Materials and tools Some nice wood, I used Wendge Veneer or very thin wood, mine was white o...
By: zekezane

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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:50:08 PDT
Pirate Chest Beer Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/
Pirate Chest Beer Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HJ1H/HW0FUT4I/FJ6HJ1HHW0FUT4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HJ1H/HW0FUT4I/FJ6HJ1HHW0FUT4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HJ1H/HW0FUT4I/FJ6HJ1HHW0FUT4I.SMALL.jpg Absinthe-Dragon Around the first of the year a friend sent me the following link showing how someone turned an ordinary cooler into a Pirate Chest:http://www.viralnova.com/pirate-cooler/ I really liked the idea and wanted to give it a try as I host many BBQs and wanted a place to store my 'liquid gold' (beer) that ...
By: Absinthe-Dragon

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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 12:58:16 PDT
Trends in Water Use - Data Sculpture Process Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Trends-in-Water-Use-Data-Sculpture-Process-Book/
Trends in Water Use - Data Sculpture Process Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/TJMP/HVY5FPFI/F3VTJMPHVY5FPFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/TJMP/HVY5FPFI/F3VTJMPHVY5FPFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/TJMP/HVY5FPFI/F3VTJMPHVY5FPFI.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio TRENDS IN WATER USE is a data sculpture that visualizes national water consumption statistics in the United States over 50 years, from 1950 - 2000. The width of the canyon walls is determined by how much water was consumed and each river or tributary represents a specific category of water use ba...
By: ADintheStudio

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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 13:25:48 PDT
Need to ship something safely? How to build a custom crate...for less than $100. http://www.instructables.com/id/Need-to-ship-something-safely-How-to-build-a-custo/
Need to ship something safely? How to build a custom crate...for less than $100. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/K5C0/HVXPSOG1/F09K5C0HVXPSOG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/K5C0/HVXPSOG1/F09K5C0HVXPSOG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/K5C0/HVXPSOG1/F09K5C0HVXPSOG1.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio You've probably already contacted a crating company, and are astounded how much it costs to have something crated for shipping. Its way more cost effective and really not that difficult to make your own crate... which is key if you will need to reuse the crate, as it can be easily assembled and dis-...
By: ADintheStudio

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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:27 PDT
Tenon Style Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Tenon-Style-Knob/
Tenon Style Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/QOAV/HVGXGU66/FT0QOAVHVGXGU66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/QOAV/HVGXGU66/FT0QOAVHVGXGU66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/QOAV/HVGXGU66/FT0QOAVHVGXGU66.SMALL.jpg dwestphal1 A while back I made this box to practice hand-cut dovetails. And then I wanted to make a tenon style knob. I've never made one before, so I figured 'back to the practice box!' Cut To Size The Knob I wanted a rectangular knob to match the rectangular box. Also, I've been wanting to work with th...
By: dwestphal1

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Wed, 21 May 2014 12:01:57 PDT
Three finger box joint using a tenon jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-finger-box-joint-using-a-tenon-jig/
Three finger box joint using a tenon jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/XOB1/HVFL0FDI/FDLXOB1HVFL0FDI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/XOB1/HVFL0FDI/FDLXOB1HVFL0FDI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/XOB1/HVFL0FDI/FDLXOB1HVFL0FDI.SMALL.jpg golond Never be embarrassed by ugly screws and butt joints again! A simple finger joint is strong enough for most projects, and with a jig doing the heavy lifting it couldn't be easier.I made mine at TechShopTools needed:Table sawTenon jig (shop fox)Materials needed:LumberWood Glue Cut Lumber To Size ...
By: golond

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Fri, 23 May 2014 00:40:39 PDT
Turning a Segmented Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Segmented-Bowl/
Turning a Segmented Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SMALL.jpg r-philp This is my instructable for turning a segmented wooden bowl. I made this one with salvaged wood from old projects and furniture. It uses cherry and maple for the contrast, but you can use almost any hardwoods. I've found that it helps to pick ones of similar hardness. When you sand them, one won...
By: r-philp

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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT