Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:15:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Rune Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rune-Blade/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:02:22 PDT
wooden bull's head http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bulls-head/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:44:36 PDT
The Bottled Beer Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bottled-Beer-Shotgun/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:45:07 PDT
Tropical Island Art - Solar Wood Burn http://www.instructables.com/id/Tropical-Island-Art-Solar-Wood-Burn/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:16:25 PDT
DIY: Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Ring/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:45:41 PDT
Home made Turtle House http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Turtle-House/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:00:31 PDT
DIY Live Edge Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Live-Edge-Clock/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:40:45 PDT
Chain saw carving a eagle head http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-saw-carving-a-eagle-head/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:05:30 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Rustic napkin holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-napkin-holders/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:47:51 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontier-Style-Workmate-NO-POWER-TOOLS/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:43:24 PDT
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosscut-Sled-for-your-Table-Saw/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:37 PDT
Caduceus Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Caduceus-Pen/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 23:02:20 PDT
Vintage Style Garden Stake Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintagte-Style-Garden-Stake-Tripod/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 18:20:24 PDT
How to Make a Machette or Corn Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Machette-or-Corn-Knife-Handle/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:53:16 PDT
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Alaia-traditional-vintage-wood-surfboard/
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SMALL.jpg hujan Surf like in the old days!Shaping a traditional Alaia board from Paulownia planks... Step 1: get your boards ready & do some drawing You need:* 2 Paulownia wood planks (about 220cm x50cm x1.5cm) you can use any other wood, but Paulownia is nice and light and still robust* paper and pencil* sandpa...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:47:41 PDT
Simple Round Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Round-Table/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
Resin Cast Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Resin-Cast-Photography/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:47:29 PDT
Old barrel wine glasses holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-barrel-wine-glasses-holder/
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 02:25:23 PDT
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photographers Prop or Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-this-Infant-Canopy-Bed-Photogrophers-Prop-or-/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:27:14 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
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/
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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/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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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/
Wooden Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Heard of a rag doll? Those often-homemade dolls built from scraps of fabric? Source of Raggedy Ann? I sometimes work with fabric, but lately I've been doing a lot with wood, and decided it was time to make a wooden toy from those scraps of wood I've been hoarding. It was also a good opportunity t...
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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/
Gun Shell Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SMALL.jpg balt2977 This all started out because my girlfriend like to play chess and shooting guns, and her birthday was coming up. So naturally, I decided to make her a gun shell chess set. Disclaimer, I didn't really plan on making an instructable for this, that is why there is not that many pictures as I would have...
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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/
Summer Fruit Trays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make these colorful summer trays for your next outdoor meal using basic wood table rounds found at any hardware store. Use thin metal spoons for the handles. Watch how to make them here! You'll need Two 1" x 18" table roundsThin metal spoons *make sure you can bend them Rit Liquid Dye in Sun...
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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/
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This table top was made from the cross sections of salvaged wine barrels. It was my first wine barrel project from a couple years ago, and it was a real joy to make. I went through a salvaged wood phase in my art career that hit me pretty strongly and I had to get it out of my system. I'm not su...
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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/
Catapult Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SMALL.jpg keineAhnung Hello,I want to present you my prototype of a bottle opener, which reminds me of some kind of catapult.First of all, here's a video of how it worksIn the video you cant see how far the bottle cap flies, but i can tell you: It flies through the whole room and you might have to search it. And beware: ...
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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/
Simple, Sturdy, Wooden Workbench For Around $70 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/L9I5/HX42UYBJ/F1GL9I5HX42UYBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/L9I5/HX42UYBJ/F1GL9I5HX42UYBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/L9I5/HX42UYBJ/F1GL9I5HX42UYBJ.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker We have a fairly small garage, and a couple tables to work on, but they are quite temporary and unsatisfying (I.e. Sawhorses with plywood, folding tables, etc.). I decided to build my own workbench that is simple, solid, and relatively inexpensive. Above are the (very rough) drawings of how it will ...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 18:59:04 PDT
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Premium-deck-railing-from-2x4-and-2x6-construction/
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SMALL.jpg Tvframe I called a company that specializes in exterior wood railing and massive post. I have a pretty large concrete balcony (14x22ft).The estimate for the job....5000$..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/
Ladder Ball from Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/ISHD/HXBG4JQB/FS9ISHDHXBG4JQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/ISHD/HXBG4JQB/FS9ISHDHXBG4JQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/ISHD/HXBG4JQB/FS9ISHDHXBG4JQB.SMALL.jpg laffinm I wanted to build a ladder ball set with some materials I had lying around the house so I decided to make an Instructable on it. It was a very fun, and easy build and I hope you enjoy it. Find Materials I built the entire set from scrap lumber and materials. The 2X4's are from an old tree house I...
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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/
A Chair for the Great Outdoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim This is a project that will reward you with comfort! It will last outdoors for years and years with no upkeep, weathering gracefully as the years roll on. It has a natural rugged utilitarian style, and making one of these chairs is an easy weekend project. The inspiration for this chair came fro...
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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/
The Wooden 6 Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I'm not going to lie to you ... I like beer ... nay .. I [expletive] love beer! Sometimes (all the time) I want to carry several of these divine nectars to a friendy gathering (or anywhere). On a good day (usually a Saturday), I can carry three in one hand, but I need the other hand to open/shut d...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:44:12 PDT
Woodpecker Door Knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpecker-Door-Knocker/
Woodpecker Door Knocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9C6G/HX7OWYOF/FLR9C6GHX7OWYOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9C6G/HX7OWYOF/FLR9C6GHX7OWYOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/9C6G/HX7OWYOF/FLR9C6GHX7OWYOF.SMALL.jpg suziechuzie With just a few tools and some wood scraps (time to use that old pallet that's sitting behind your garage!), you can make this delightful knocker for your door. I saw this on an old log cabin years ago and made a few for my family and friends. The cool part about this project is that you don't nee...
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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