Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 10:20:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Folding Cedar Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Cedar-Lawn-Chair/
Folding Cedar Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YV54/I9YRLD27/FNBYV54I9YRLD27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YV54/I9YRLD27/FNBYV54I9YRLD27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YV54/I9YRLD27/FNBYV54I9YRLD27.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson I just uploaded this video on YouTube on how to make this Cedar chair. Here's some more detailed instructions if you would like to build it. It's a pretty easy project. Choosing the right lumber I chose Cedar for this project, it's a great outdoor wood that holds up well. Cut list for the pr...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:28:54 PDT
How To Make Wax Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Wax-Paint/
How To Make Wax Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Can you combine wax with oil paint? Yes, you can and it's actually really cool. All you need for this project is some oil paint (regular workshop oil paint like the kind you paint wood or metal with) and some beeswax. Making wax paint is really simple, and the result is quite interesting. What You...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:38:37 PDT
MURLIN Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/MURLIN-Trebuchet/
MURLIN Trebuchet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LIZ7/I9YBTC1I/F6WLIZ7I9YBTC1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LIZ7/I9YBTC1I/F6WLIZ7I9YBTC1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/LIZ7/I9YBTC1I/F6WLIZ7I9YBTC1I.SMALL.jpg OXANBC_WPDHNW Catapults have been in use since ancient times and have been proven to be some of the most effective large scale weapons of its time. One type of catapult is the Trebuchet, one of the most powerful catapults to be employed during the Middle Ages. The trebuchet began to surface around the 12th c...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:58:37 PDT
Kerf Cutting Timber http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerf-Cutting-Timber/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:11:03 PDT
$40 Backyard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Backyard-Chair/
$40 Backyard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda In this instructable I will be doing a step by step tutorial on how you can make high quality professional lounge style chairs made from pressure treated wood. This project uses pressure treated wood given that the chairs are designed to be placed outdoors. This will help fight against things such a...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:49 PDT
The Dog Walking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dog-Walking-Station/
The Dog Walking Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OWOA/I9XM4D6I/FRDOWOAI9XM4D6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OWOA/I9XM4D6I/FRDOWOAI9XM4D6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/OWOA/I9XM4D6I/FRDOWOAI9XM4D6I.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I don't have a dog, but I like dogs. I have friends with dogs, with whom I occasionally interact. There have even been a few instances of dog sitting and/or dog walking, which was more like Bales walking really because the dog wasn't the poster pouch for obedience. I can't really hold the dog(s) ...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 06:39:11 PDT
Wooden Trellis For Nosy Neighbors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Trellis-For-Nosy-Neighbors/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:13:52 PDT
Live Edge Dining Table (MAPLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Dining-Table/
Live Edge Dining Table (MAPLE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/NUJW/I9WTOYP9/FMANUJWI9WTOYP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/NUJW/I9WTOYP9/FMANUJWI9WTOYP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/NUJW/I9WTOYP9/FMANUJWI9WTOYP9.SMALL.jpg Medic55 Maple slab live edge dining room table. 90"x38" It took me about 3 weeks to finish this table and 1 bench, of course we weren't working on it all tje time but it did take a lot of time I must say, very happy with the outcome. Maple slab I got from a lumber dealer in Michigan, about 2 hours away from...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:18:07 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
Custom Wooden Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wooden-Spoon/
Custom Wooden Spoon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5Z4D/I9UE18T5/FB95Z4DI9UE18T5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5Z4D/I9UE18T5/FB95Z4DI9UE18T5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/5Z4D/I9UE18T5/FB95Z4DI9UE18T5.SMALL.jpg Corinbw My father enjoys natural things and he likes a couple of wooden spoons that i have made for him in the past so i decided to make a special spoon for him. He gave me a spoon that he liked to use and I decided to make a duplicate of it out of wood. I used walnut wood. Materials and tools You will n...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:48:36 PDT
DIY Overhead Camera Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Overhead-Camera-Rig/
DIY Overhead Camera Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/EBFF/I9UDX6BI/FABEBFFI9UDX6BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/EBFF/I9UDX6BI/FABEBFFI9UDX6BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/EBFF/I9UDX6BI/FABEBFFI9UDX6BI.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar An overhead camera rig is great for any maker, tinkerer, photographer or videographer who wants to document their project or process from an interesting point of view. In terms of wood, all you need is a 3x5 piece of 3/4 inch plywood for this build. This is a very useful set-up for anyone who's look...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:39:31 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Creating my own tools has always been a staple of my craft. I love the idea of tools being used to create other tools which, in turn, go on to create even more constructive tools in an endless cycle of upgrade and repair. Even every day, household tools such as an axe, can be improved in both form a...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-grill-hack-Build-a-platform-for-your-grill/
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife We live in a house built loooong before there was such athing as a gas grill or any other other consumer grill to speak of, so we were perfect candidates for our own outdoor loving grill hack: A grill platform made from wood you can build yourself.Because our house was designed with porches rather t...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:41:40 PDT
Portable (Cordless) Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cordless-Drum-Sander/
Portable (Cordless) Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SMALL.jpg stangtime This is super easy and most of the parts are probably sitting in every basement or garage (except the rolling pin; so ask your spouse before you plunder the kitchen for project materials).The rolling pin was used for the sanding drum. Double sided tape was used to hold down the sandpaper, and a cor...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 17:20:10 PDT
Bandsaw Box- Whale http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-Whale/
Bandsaw Box- Whale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SMALL.jpg HaroldPenner How to make your very own Bandsaw box Whale. Thanks to Angeli Frondoso who made this in our Woodworking class. (:Thanks Angie for the instructable directions! Whale Pattern Length- 25cm (10")Width- 8.5cm (3 3/8")Height- 8.5cm (3 3/8") Draw top and side view of the whale This pattern can easily...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 18:23:48 PDT
Legend of Zelda Triforce Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Triforce-Lamp/
Legend of Zelda Triforce Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SMALL.jpg agabpardo SOOOOoooo for my sister's 18th Birthday I wanted to give her something special that she could use in her future college dorm. She's a huge fan of the Legend of Zelda, so i figured it would be the best birthday present theme. I got the inspiration to make a Triforce lamp for this from a guy who did s...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:57:30 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson Since my wife and I are staring down kid #3, I figured it was about time to make a bunk bed so we can do the big bedroom shuffle before our new baby arrives. You may have noticed this bunk bed in the background of another project I did in conjunction -- Smart LED Lights, so I thought I might share ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bench-Vise-for-Woodworking/
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SMALL.jpg rschoenm This bench vise – sometimes called Moxon’s Vise – is inexpensive to make, portable, and works very well for holding your work pieces while sawing, chiseling, or planing. There are many designs for this vise available on the Internet; I’ll show you my version. Feel free to adjust the dimensions to su...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Hanging camera slider with arm extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-camera-slider-with-arm-extension/
Hanging camera slider with arm extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SMALL.jpg tlee2 This is my camera setup for my workshop. Its so versatile and covers nearly every shot that I need. The camera is mounted onto an old adjustable lamp arm which slides along a track that is mounted to a beam in the ceiling. This setup is quite specific to my workshop layout but hopefully this gives y...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:15:02 PDT
How to create a Wooden Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Wooden-Toy/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 03:32:11 PDT
Portable Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workbench/
Portable Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SMALL.jpg MartinP6 The purpose of this project was to build something in which we could apply the skills which we learned throughout our high school years in our engineering courses. Our project had to utilize one of the skills which we learned in IED, CIM, or EDD. We decided to create a portable workbench which relat...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:13:56 PDT
Small Van Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Van-Modifications/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 04:25:04 PDT
Pixel Art of Link The Legend of Zelda http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-of-Link-The-Legend-of-Zelda/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 14:15:56 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Ring/
Reclaimed Pallet Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SMALL.jpg Corinbw This is a very simple ring that I made from a pallet in my backyard.I used simple tools and just spent some time enjoying making this ring, but not trying to rush it. I was at my fathers house so I only had limited tools, but I made do with what I had. Removing the Ring From the Board After I fou...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:15:30 PDT
Recycle Bin Evergreen Tree Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Bin-Evergreen-Tree-Screen/
Recycle Bin Evergreen Tree Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SMALL.jpg john pedersen An Evergreen tree shaped screen to put your recycle behind so it won't be seen from the road or back alley.As an added feature you can decorate it depending on the season or holiday or whatever you like. Materials and Tools needed 1- 2 foot by 4 foot sheet of chip board1 - 3 foot long 2 x 42 - sh...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 16:22:33 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Bottle-Stopper/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:23 PDT
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Lawn-Chair-from-Recycled-Skis-the-Ski-Chai/
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's campfire season and everyone can use a comfy chair for marshmallow roasting! I happened to have a couple pairs of broken, worn out skis collecting dust in my garage (that's right, skis wear out, they can crack and more commonly bindings get old and unsafe). I thought I would save them from the...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:27:31 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
How To Make an Awl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making an awl / ice pick is a great project, because it's easy to do, yet it's an extremely useful tool to have in the shop. Fundamentally when making an awl you need some sort of handle and something sharp, and there are lots of ways of doing it. Here's one way. What You'll Need: Materials:Wood ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Irwin-Clamps-Longer-For-Free/
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SMALL.jpg stangtime When I'm working on a project in my shop the longer clamps are often committed to other jobs and I'm left with smaller clamps. The obvious answer is to get more clamps (you can never have enough of them), but often I only need another inch or two to make the smaller clamps work. An easy mod to squ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Hidden Compartment in a Deer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hidden-Compartment-in-a-Deer-Mount/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:57:23 PDT
Make Handles for Cabinets and Dressers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Handles-for-Cabinets-and-Dressers/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 08:48:14 PDT
Call Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Call-Box-1/
Call Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 The other day while I was at the firehouse one of the firefighters came to me and said the phone we have in the bay was not working. Curious as to why, and knowing how expensive these phones are, when I looked at the phone I could see it was in pretty rough shape. Looks like the moisture and humidit...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 07:13:38 PDT
Simple DIY Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Candle-Holders/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 05:24:33 PDT
Folding Extension Cord Organizer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Extension-Cord-Organizer/
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By: mikeandlauren

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Sat, 9 May 2015 08:27:23 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Contractor-Saw-Dust-Collection/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
Darth Vader LED Frame (Star Wars) http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-LED-Frame-Star-Wars/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 23:23:03 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Build a playset: Super summer kid activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-playset-Super-summer-kid-activities/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:34:10 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Make a Kalimba (thumb piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kalimba-thumb-piano/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:25:28 PDT
Tight spaces and detail sanding tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Tight-spaces-and-detail-sanding-tool/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 14:36:36 PDT
Making Logos With Marquetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Logos-With-Marquetry/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 11:41:37 PDT
Wooden Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mallet-1/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:07:15 PDT
Suitcase for material http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-for-material/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:07:24 PDT
Turn a Segmented Pen w/ Glitter Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Segmented-Pen-w-Glitter-Casting/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:57:24 PDT
Cigar Box mini dresser jewelry box thingie http://www.instructables.com/id/Cigar-Box-mini-dresser-jewelry-box-thingie/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:23:03 PDT
Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Cut-a-Wooden-Dowel-Using-a-Table-Saw/
Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SMALL.jpg bradk3 My imagination was recently captured by an Instructable by a user named Seamster on how to build a wooden marble coaster. Since it looked like it was within range of my very limited woodworking abilities, I decided to attempt building one of my own. The only real sticking point was the spiral screw ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:19:07 PDT
Celtic spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Celtic-spoon/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:16:34 PDT
Homemade Disc Golf Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Disc-Gold-Basket/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:28:58 PDT