Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - diy http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:06:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photogrophers Prop or Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-this-Infant-Canopy-Bed-Photogrophers-Prop-or-/
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photogrophers Prop or Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie In this instructable, I will show you an easy to make canopy pet bed or infant photographers prop. My Sister-in-Law requested a canopy bed for infants. An image search turned up several designs. Most of which were made with pre-spun staircase balusters. The spindles right off the home store shelf, a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:27:14 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...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
dimmable wooden desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/dimmable-wooden-desk-lamp/
dimmable wooden desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/FL0X/HY0YUINN/F5QFL0XHY0YUINN.SMALL.jpg Saral Tayal My room lighting was not good enough to acomodate for fine work like opening up electronic, soldering, etc. Therefore based on my need I built a wooden desk lamp.Meterials-Any thin, long peice of wood(for the frame), I used balsa wood2 big screws(smaller than your peice of wood)1 nut, and one wing n...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:30:08 PDT
Wood Burning: Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Fish/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:19:18 PDT
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stow-Away-Whiteboard-and-Magnetic-Tool-Holder/
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SMALL.jpg klee27x Add a sliding, tilting whiteboard or a slick magnetic tool holder to your bench without hogging up precious space. How it works, vid http://vid18.photobucket.com/albums/b103/klee27x/DSC_1388_zpsfd11701e.mp4 Unused space = opportunity First, identify underutilized space underneath shelving. The...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:49:57 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
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 ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
Build A Stepping Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Stepping-Stool/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:33:07 PDT
How to paint varnish!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-varnish/
How to paint varnish!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/4NGQ/HWCJHN77/FBR4NGQHWCJHN77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/4NGQ/HWCJHN77/FBR4NGQHWCJHN77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/4NGQ/HWCJHN77/FBR4NGQHWCJHN77.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu How to paint varnish!!(video version)I introduce a way to fix a display shelf in the wall!! I live in a rental apartment, but I want to customize in my room without minding the deposit!!When I fix the display shelf in the wall, I pierce the wall.I introduce a way to repair the hole, too.I introduce....
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:25:04 PDT
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wooden-pipe-with-a-carb-from-a-tree-/
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SMALL.jpg geckomage First off i will say this. My purpose for this instructable is to show resourceful, patient people how to cheaply, and effectively solve the problem of having nothing to smoke out of with a bit of creativity and elegance. You all know the drill, i am not responsible for what you choose to do with th...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:53:47 PDT
Homemade Wooden CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-CNC/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 07:18:17 PDT
Sanding Block from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Block-from-scrap-wood/
Sanding Block from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SMALL.jpg heavy11 Since my bandsaw motor is getting an overhaul I decided to make something useful for my shop. Here is a simple yet effective sanding block which I made only from scrap laying in my shop.
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Tue, 27 May 2014 13:24:08 PDT
pallet wood shed http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-wood-shed/
pallet wood shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LC24/HVFL6NSY/FXRLC24HVFL6NSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LC24/HVFL6NSY/FXRLC24HVFL6NSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/LC24/HVFL6NSY/FXRLC24HVFL6NSY.SMALL.jpg kristof2010 this is my 8 x 6 pallet wood shed building the base to the shed using the pallet wood as floor boards building the frame work using 2.5 inch x 1.5 inch wood frame work from an other angle i built the frame work around the door and window i didn't really use measurements just made it ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 14:21:52 PDT
Wide Plank Floor DIY: Rough Cut to Tongue and Groove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wide-Plank-Floor-DIY-Rough-Cut-to-Tongue-and-Groov/
Wide Plank Floor DIY: Rough Cut to Tongue and Groove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SMALL.jpg jrytlews As Winter progressed in Michigan and outside projects turned to inside projects A massive idea came to fruition. Lets finish the basement! Which has been slowly transformed from a moist rock 100 year old, but 8 feet tall basement into a water proofed framed canvas complete with subfloor. I may make...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 13:49:16 PDT
10 Inch Wood Letters Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Inch-Wood-Letters-Logo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello there My Fellow Instructables.. Here i have 10 Inch Wood Letters  " Logo" I used Pine Wood 3 Pcs  3 Feet Long By 2 Inches Wide 3/4 Inch Thick. Using The Table Saw i Cut Them Into 3 Pcs About 5 mm Thick.  Then Using A template. I Created 3 Letters. 10" Tall  9 " Wide  & 2 " Thick. The Body ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:20:30 PDT
DIY pool stick and pool ball case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-stick-and-pool-ball-case/
DIY pool stick and pool ball case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box While my pool table is undergoing repairs I still like to get out and go play at the local pool hall. I can easily take my nice cue to the pool hall but what about taking the pool balls with you? I know it is a little out of the ordinary to want to take pool balls with you but you can ask any passio...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:30:31 PDT
Pallet Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Table-5/
Pallet Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/AGGC/HTK5NE05/FKGAGGCHTK5NE05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/AGGC/HTK5NE05/FKGAGGCHTK5NE05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/AGGC/HTK5NE05/FKGAGGCHTK5NE05.SMALL.jpg stee7 Beginning I just took 2 full pallet and attach them together in the center with 4x4 post wood Stain After attaching them together I stain it with dark brown and treated it with Thompson water seal Final Final I added 4x5 post for legs....I made 6 leg so it can be stable with the weight
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 19:23:29 PDT
Pallet Sliding Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Sliding-Door-1/
Pallet Sliding Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/WE2X/HTK5M1Z1/FZWWE2XHTK5M1Z1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/WE2X/HTK5M1Z1/FZWWE2XHTK5M1Z1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/WE2X/HTK5M1Z1/FZWWE2XHTK5M1Z1.SMALL.jpg stee7 Pallet Disassemble the pile of pallet Framing I brought 4 strip of 4x10 and nail each piece if pallet wood into it After Framing After framing I stain it with dark brown stain and install the wheeling for the track Final Install metal rail for the door to hang on
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:17:48 PDT
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station http://www.instructables.com/id/An-ugly-but-easy-wall-mounted-charging-docking-sta/
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SMALL.jpg anuvanoob After little luck finding a charging station for my exact needs I decided to test my subpar wood working skills and build my own. I wanted it to be mounted on the wall parallel to my bed (instead of perpendicular like on a night stand) since the wall is at arm's length. This makes it easier to gra...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:20:07 PDT
Workbench from a pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-from-a-pallet/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:01:00 PDT
Hand Turned Tea light or Eggcup http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-light-or-Eggcup-/
Hand Turned Tea light or Eggcup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR We went to an outlet shopping village this weekend where I got some Yankee Tea Light candles and decided to make some bases/holders for them. The pictures above are the final outcome, I will leave it to you to decide if they are Tea-lights or Egg-cups, but I think they could serve both purposes. ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:13:06 PDT
Recycling paper to make seed pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-paper-to-make-seed-pots/
Recycling paper to make seed pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've seen a number of these types of seed pots. They are a great way to recycle your newspaper or any other biodegradable rubbish that comes through your letter boxes these days.   Those that I've found have been made by hand either by folding (Origami style) into boxes or by hand rolling cyli...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:05:28 PDT
Up from the Ashes a Mantle Piece renovation http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-from-the-Ashes-a-Mantle-Piece-renovation/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:35:26 PDT
Door Trimming Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Trimming-Jig/
Door Trimming Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When we moved into our house (built around 1900) we found that none of the doors where of a standard size or shape. I some cases we had to add batons to the top and bottoms to increase the sizes in others pack out the frames so that a modern size would fit. The problem came when the frames where alr...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:51:08 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is only a short guide to help with something a don't like doing Sanding I think sanding is not the most interesting part of the project, unfortunately its the part that can either make or break the look of the finished job. On several occasions I have found a need to sand around corners o...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
A Motor Bike - What a Rocking Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Motor-Bike-What-a-Rocking-Ride/
A Motor Bike - What a Rocking Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When daughters where born and as soon as they could walk I made them a toy each, both got a hobby horse (see my instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-Horse/ ). We now have three children and our son is old enough to have his ride. Although the girls love riding their horses up and d...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:39:48 PDT
Hobby Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-Horse/
Hobby Horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/MCF5/HUX9RBUY/FF1MCF5HUX9RBUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/MCF5/HUX9RBUY/FF1MCF5HUX9RBUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/MCF5/HUX9RBUY/FF1MCF5HUX9RBUY.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This toy started life as a statement from my first daughter. One day she saw a horse on television and stated that her daddy could make her one of those. Being a little under 2 years old(at the time) I thought that this was a bit of a whim and that she would forget. However after a few more reques...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 05:02:12 PST
pt 5 make your own free furniture with simple tools - tim sway perspectives http://www.instructables.com/id/pt-5-make-your-own-free-furniture-with-simple-tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part 5 in my six-part series designed to show how to get your own free, reclaimed wood, get all the tools you need to for cheap and start building stuff with it. in episode 5 i make a useful, little bench/table/stool that is very simple to do and really only requires a handsaw, hammer and n...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 06:16:35 PST
Coffee table out of pallets and cardboard tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-out-of-pallets-and-cardboard-tubes/
Coffee table out of pallets and cardboard tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/N900/HSAOLHJY/F62N900HSAOLHJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/N900/HSAOLHJY/F62N900HSAOLHJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/N900/HSAOLHJY/F62N900HSAOLHJY.SMALL.jpg foradoescritorio I have received this industrial pallet from the Meteorological Institute of the town that I live, and I just couldn't spend the writing that came on it. I had to do something with it, and it was the perect size for a coffee table.Portuguese version available at www.foradoescritorio.com.brWhat you'll...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 18:55:05 PST
Fruit/Vegetable Crate Out of 2"X3" Lumber (16" long) http://www.instructables.com/id/FruitVegetable-Crate-Out-of-2X3-Lumber-16-long/
Fruit/Vegetable Crate Out of 2"X3" Lumber (16" long) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/82AT/HS9Y7WYJ/FK882ATHS9Y7WYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/82AT/HS9Y7WYJ/FK882ATHS9Y7WYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/82AT/HS9Y7WYJ/FK882ATHS9Y7WYJ.SMALL.jpg ankit0621 How to build a fruit/vegetable crate out of one 16" piece of 2x3 lumber (stud). Tools/Materials: -16" piece of 2x3 -Handsaw -Table saw/circular saw -Measuring tape -Hot glue gun -Nails (optional) Measuring and Cutting Take a 16" 2x3 stud (actual dim 1.5" x 2.5") and mark it as per the drawing b...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 08:44:13 PST
build your own workbench out of free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/build-your-own-workbench-out-of-free-wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part four of a 6-part series where i aim to make reclaiming wood and making things out of it accessible for everyone - even without all the fancy tools! parts 1-3 are also on instructables, showing you one of many ways to get free wood, how to get basically all the tools you need for cheap ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:53:29 PST
Make your own chess players http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-chess-players/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:05:01 PST
Turntable made of 100y old german oak http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-made-of-100y-old-german-oak/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:11:11 PST
make your own FREE toolbox with only inexpensive hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-toolbox-with-only-inexpensive-hand-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48F6/HRWNAP0C/FXN48F6HRWNAP0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48F6/HRWNAP0C/FXN48F6HRWNAP0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48F6/HRWNAP0C/FXN48F6HRWNAP0C.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part three of a six-part series to show how to reclaim your own wood and make stuff out of it without a bunch of fancy tools. in this episode i make a toolbox out f a torn down fence to house a $25 bunch of tools from a second-hand store. i use only those tools. this toolbox full of tools i...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 05:39:16 PST
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Crate-Wood-working-and-just-a-fun-projec/
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ In this project I just wanted to have a little fun with a Walmart wood crate. For some time now I had my tool slaying around everywhere so I decided it's time for them to have a "home" so here it is. I hope you enjoy it!Things you will need: Wood Crate 60 grit sand paper Paper stencil of ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
Pocket/Mini Crossbow Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/PocketMini-Crossbow-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/5I5N/HRI97AIC/F2W5I5NHRI97AIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/5I5N/HRI97AIC/F2W5I5NHRI97AIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/5I5N/HRI97AIC/F2W5I5NHRI97AIC.SMALL.jpg Triggerhappy101 This is me in the process of making my Mini crossbow. If you need a more detailed tutorial, go to TopDIY's "Make a real mini crossbow!" 100% credit to TopDIY for this crossbow NOTE: i am making two at a time so i will make the start better. I hope this tutorial helps :) NOTE: Instructable still i...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:19:07 PST
Building an Outdoor Sauna http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Outdoor-Sauna/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 14:43:48 PST
DIY Modular Olympic Lifting Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modular-Olympic-Lifting-Platform/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/FR5F/HR3EOIO5/F1IFR5FHR3EOIO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/FR5F/HR3EOIO5/F1IFR5FHR3EOIO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/FR5F/HR3EOIO5/F1IFR5FHR3EOIO5.SMALL.jpg rickosgood This week I built an Olympic lifting platform.  Our design is one half the size of a typical 8' x 8' platform.  This is because I don't have that much space available to dedicate to a full sized platform.  We also designed our platform to be modular.  It breaks up into three pieces.  This makes it e...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 10:32:25 PST
DIY Chess Board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chess-Board/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 09:13:59 PST
Bamboo Drop Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Drop-Deck/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:32:58 PST
Garage Wood Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Wood-Workbench/
Garage Wood Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KZ63/HQC1L51T/FLUKZ63HQC1L51T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KZ63/HQC1L51T/FLUKZ63HQC1L51T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/KZ63/HQC1L51T/FLUKZ63HQC1L51T.SMALL.jpg vmdx First of all, i wanna greet all of you there. I've been a long time lurker here on Instructables, and all your projects helped me alot. Now i just wanted to start sharing some from my projects. I have a 2 car garage, that i use half as a workshop for my various projects. I had some shelves and a ta...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:48:19 PST
Toaster Tongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Toaster-Tongs/
Toaster Tongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AOGL/HQ730JS4/FV3AOGLHQ730JS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AOGL/HQ730JS4/FV3AOGLHQ730JS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/AOGL/HQ730JS4/FV3AOGLHQ730JS4.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Years ago I found a set of vintage teak toaster tongs that I gave to my parents for my Dad's daily morning toast times. When I was home this past month I was reminded of what a great idea they are (SAFETY FIRST!) and set about to make myself a set. Here's how to make your very own and save your fing...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 15:45:56 PST
Making a Photoshop longboard cutout http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Photoshop-longboard-cutout/
Making a Photoshop longboard cutout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/WBKZ/HPWBZN1D/FD4WBKZHPWBZN1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/WBKZ/HPWBZN1D/FD4WBKZHPWBZN1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/WBKZ/HPWBZN1D/FD4WBKZHPWBZN1D.SMALL.jpg jlongmuir This instructable is part of my comprehensive longboard design instructable. This article relates to making a simple printed scaled longboard cut out. For this instructable you will need photoshop which can be downloaded as a trial for free and a printer. Choose longboard design. If you would li...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:55:42 PST
DIY Wooden Snowman http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Snowman/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/IF5R/HPRIB4AY/F8XIF5RHPRIB4AY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/IF5R/HPRIB4AY/F8XIF5RHPRIB4AY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/IF5R/HPRIB4AY/F8XIF5RHPRIB4AY.SMALL.jpg hholland419 These were a big hit!  I saw similar ideas, but as part of a baseball-loving family, I put my own twist on it. I may try to show pictures of each step - but it's pretty simple. I used a standard 8' landscape timber (4x4 rounded).  Cut one length 21" (body) and another 3 1/2" (cap) I also used a 6" ...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:22:47 PST
Build a Bamboo Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bamboo-Longboard/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 08:41:27 PST
SmokeBox, Handmade Wooden Cigarette Case by lanceverde http://www.instructables.com/id/SMOKEBOX-Wooden-Cigarette-Case-by-lanceverde/
SmokeBox, Handmade Wooden Cigarette Case by lanceverde - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IVMA/HP76M4OS/FZSIVMAHP76M4OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IVMA/HP76M4OS/FZSIVMAHP76M4OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/IVMA/HP76M4OS/FZSIVMAHP76M4OS.SMALL.jpg lanceverde Create your very own SmokeBox using the fully detailed and illustrated instructable below! For those who would rather own than make—purchase the non-electric version of SmokeBox in my personal Etsy shop, ready made and fully functional.  Also, feel free to see my other work at lanceverde.com   ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:06:58 PST
Sanding Drum for a Thickness Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Drum-for-a-Thickness-Sander/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:35:58 PST
DIY Table Saw Sledge / Sled with Flip Stop Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Table-Saw-Sledge-Sled-with-Flip-Stop-Guide/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/CAHY/HOUG8KGX/FKZCAHYHOUG8KGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/CAHY/HOUG8KGX/FKZCAHYHOUG8KGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/CAHY/HOUG8KGX/FKZCAHYHOUG8KGX.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva I can't seem to copy and paste text I write from another document onto this section so reluctant to write everything from scratch.  If you open the video on YouTube you can read my notes.
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 06:56:37 PST
Diy Christmas Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Christmas-Ornaments/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 21:09:14 PST