Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - diy http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:18:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build the perfect lemonade stand with your kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-perfect-lemonade-stand-with-your-kids/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:28:19 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The purpose of a rain barrel is to catch rainwater from a downspout and store it for future use. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain barrel will save most gardeners about 1,300 gallons of water during the hot summer months. Saving water not only helps prote...
By: mtairymd

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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Napkin Holder with Tulips ...... http://www.instructables.com/id/Napkin-Holder-with-Tulips-/
Napkin Holder with Tulips ...... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HYV4/I8K18FC4/F3GHYV4I8K18FC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HYV4/I8K18FC4/F3GHYV4I8K18FC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/HYV4/I8K18FC4/F3GHYV4I8K18FC4.SMALL.jpg hboom I made this Tulip Napkin Holder in participation with the European Woodworking Collaboration Build 2015.I represented my Country the Netherlands. And when you think of Holland ..... you think of windmills, tulips, woodenshoes and cheese.And that is where my product is all about.....Hope you injoy ...
By: hboom

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:51:14 PDT
DIY Making Beeswax Polish for Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Beeswax-Polish-for-Furniture/
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By: darbinorvar

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:12:47 PDT
Wall Mounted Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Bar-1/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:02:30 PDT
Cell phone tripod mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-phone-tripod-amount/
Cell phone tripod mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/91DY/I83LGE4F/FE491DYI83LGE4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/91DY/I83LGE4F/FE491DYI83LGE4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/91DY/I83LGE4F/FE491DYI83LGE4F.SMALL.jpg hboom I made this tripod mount for my Samsung. But you can use any other phone insted. What you need is..... 1. A cell phone cover2. A piece a plywood 120 x 200 x 6 mm3. Block of wood 70 x 40 x 20 mm4. 1/4" nut5. Conctruction glue ( epoxy will work too )ScrollsawSandpaperdrillbits Watch the instruc...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 22:04:17 PDT
Ball and Cup Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-and-Cup-Game/
Ball and Cup Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/HMLN/I7VQS64S/FORHMLNI7VQS64S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/HMLN/I7VQS64S/FORHMLNI7VQS64S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/HMLN/I7VQS64S/FORHMLNI7VQS64S.SMALL.jpg mikes_creating Supplies A 8 inch stick that has at least a 1.5 inch diameterA 2 foot piece of stringA drillA 1 inch drill bit and a 1/8 inch drill bitA sharp knifeA 1 inch by 1 inch piece of a stick or a 3/4 inch ball The first thing you have to do is to carve the handle with the knife. Carve it enough so ...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:57:42 PDT
2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Pallet-Medical-Backboard-Made-Into-a-Riverboar/
2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam I've been tossing ideas to employees at an ambulance service I work at. This is one idea that we are going to make. We have Bayous all around our city (that is why they call it Bayou City). Our company has combined with 2 other services & the 3rd one has gone out of business last year. We have lots ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:40:48 PDT
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Cabinet-w-French-Cleat/
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1R4/I7MX3MPU/FAYV1R4I7MX3MPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1R4/I7MX3MPU/FAYV1R4I7MX3MPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/V1R4/I7MX3MPU/FAYV1R4I7MX3MPU.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This project is all about organization. I never realized how many drill bits I really had around until I thought I should build something to organize them to be right near my drill press. That said this project is really about trying to fit things in as small a space as you can. It could be art supp...
By: darbinorvar

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:48:30 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
Building Adirondack Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SMALL.jpg jamiergall 7th graders have been using these plans for five years to build Adirondack chairs. These plans are reliable and after as little as three hours of work, you can have an unstained/painted chair! The plans that we are following today can be found through Shaw Creek General Store. Collect Your Suppli...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:22:58 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
By: mtairymd

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
Simple Barn Board Gift Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hi internet friends! This is a fairly simple Instructable that shows how I routered out an outline of a pocket knife so that I could give it to my friend in a more interesting package than a box. I had purchased a DOUK DOUK knife (I will include info about this awesome knife at the end) as a gift fo...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
DIY Garden Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Garden-Tool-Box/
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By: darbinorvar

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:00:40 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
The Birdhouse Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Birdhouse-Clock/
The Birdhouse Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/H7KT/I72P511E/F40H7KTI72P511E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/H7KT/I72P511E/F40H7KTI72P511E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/H7KT/I72P511E/F40H7KTI72P511E.SMALL.jpg RnP I have many clocks in the house. People says that anyone that has many clocks usually has problem with time. I don’t know about that. But I think they are nice decorative items for any home.First I drafted the dimension on a drafting software. This is to prepare for the cut. My main materials for th...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:00:18 PDT
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Lazy Susan turntable - Cheapo & super easy to make . http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Susan-turntable-Cheapo-super-easy-to-make-/
Lazy Susan turntable - Cheapo & super easy to make . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/1NHI/I6WOTJKF/F3F1NHII6WOTJKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/1NHI/I6WOTJKF/F3F1NHII6WOTJKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/1NHI/I6WOTJKF/F3F1NHII6WOTJKF.SMALL.jpg Frankyfly Do you need a turntable for your panoramic photography , your showcase , or just for your kitchen corner cabinet or for your workshop ?You can make one yourself using few tools and spending almost nothing ;-) .You do not need ball bearings , marbles , or expensive hardware.It takes about an hour ...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 18:06:24 PST
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
crazy lid holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 You can build this little project in just one hour Cut two boards to the same dimensions How big or how small doesn't matter Drill a hole in each board The hole should be bigger then the thickness of the board Make a first cut with the table saw Just cut only up to the hole Make a sec...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Book-Shelf-or-TV-stand/
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd My son designed and built this shelf to match a desk design which he built earlier (shown in last step). This is a simple design, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $50). As with the desk, the design is very beefy and should hold up to any abuse you would like to throw at it. Also, the...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Wood Burning Straight Edges http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Straight-Edges/
Wood Burning Straight Edges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/SWML/I6GCW9JY/FLCSWMLI6GCW9JY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/SWML/I6GCW9JY/FLCSWMLI6GCW9JY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/SWML/I6GCW9JY/FLCSWMLI6GCW9JY.SMALL.jpg boston09 We've all been there, new apartment in need of decorating. So I decided to make my very own unique artwork. I thought that my initial 'M' would be a good start, but creating straight lines seemed to be fairly difficult with the torch. So I thought that using a piece of sheet metal could solve this d...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:02:29 PST
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Organic-Wood-Wax-Finish/
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts One of the absolute best parts about a woodworking project, is applying the finish to freshly sanded wood grain. This is when all of your hard work shines and comes to life as the sections of wood show their true colors and character. One of the most common food safe wood finishes include Walnut oil...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:31:20 PST
Cutting Board Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Board-Finish/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:07:47 PST
Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Shelf/
Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/HECM/I6DYX2M1/FVFHECMI6DYX2M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/HECM/I6DYX2M1/FVFHECMI6DYX2M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/HECM/I6DYX2M1/FVFHECMI6DYX2M1.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 This time I decided to make a floating shelf as a display shelf. I wanted to make this because that way, we don't need brackets to support the shelf underneath. All the support we need is inside the shelf. Now we don't have to worry about the brackets getting in the way of everything, bumping int...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:39:13 PST
Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bowl-Turning-Stacked-Ring-Lamination/
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By: ThisWoodwork

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:23 PST
Wood And Penny Ring W/ Pallet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-And-Penny-Ring-W-Pallet-Box/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:05:56 PST
Pizza Peel http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Peel/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:45:16 PST
Key & Letter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Key-Letter-Box/
Key & Letter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/FQXZ/I622J2KZ/FW7FQXZI622J2KZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/FQXZ/I622J2KZ/FW7FQXZI622J2KZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/FQXZ/I622J2KZ/FW7FQXZI622J2KZ.SMALL.jpg libskie SO...we formed a flat and thought how can we ensure no lost keys or misplaced post... a letter box/key thingy holder! So this first picture is the end result. This instructable will be mostly in the form of pictures with a few notes here and there. I don't know the name of most tools (other than ham...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:28:57 PST
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings-1/
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts This is an easy bentwood ring making guide for ring bands & inlay. These rings are VERY strong miniature structures basically for wooden rings. Wood Wood is a natural source so every ring does come out slightly different looking each time because of wood grain patterns. Choosing which wood is bes...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:22:07 PST
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Desk-with-Vinyl-Flooring-Top/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:11:50 PST
Maple Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Maple-Pencil-Case/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 13:40:37 PST
WALNUT BUGDROID #CARVING http://www.instructables.com/id/WALNUT-BUGDROID-CARVING/
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By: RolensC

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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:21:21 PST
Make a Wall Mounted Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wall-Mounted-Bar/
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By: AdventuresInDIY

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:28:34 PST
Wood carving of PSY http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-carving-of-PSY/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:25:25 PST
Wood Sculpture Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Sculpture-Restoration/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:11:16 PST
Wood Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Yo-Yo/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:50:13 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Make a Bow Saw! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bow-Saw/
Make a Bow Saw! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TSVX/I53I0A3J/FSVTSVXI53I0A3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TSVX/I53I0A3J/FSVTSVXI53I0A3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/TSVX/I53I0A3J/FSVTSVXI53I0A3J.SMALL.jpg randomtower Welcome to another barbaric attempt at an Instructable! I am Steven, and I will be your host for today's woodworking shenanigans. Now, onto the subject of this tutorial: A bow saw, also called a frame saw. It is a type of saw popular in Europe, and can be seen being used in The Art of the Carpenter ...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:18:28 PST
DIY Tree MANOR - Australia Day ready http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tree-MANOR-Australia-Day-ready/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:34:49 PST
DIY Wipe-On Poly Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wipe-On-Poly-Hack/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:28:01 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster" http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Your-Average-Coaster/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Christmas Tree Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Crayons/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:22:16 PST
-Make an easy poster frame from planks- http://www.instructables.com/id/-Make-a-poster-frame-from-wood-/
-Make an easy poster frame from planks- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XY73/I4PHILDZ/F4RXY73I4PHILDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XY73/I4PHILDZ/F4RXY73I4PHILDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/XY73/I4PHILDZ/F4RXY73I4PHILDZ.SMALL.jpg mourmoura Hello you,This is my first instructable and I hope you find it easy to follow cause it’s a very cost effective way to display your posters the “adult way”. Since I’m from Greece I won’t be giving you product names and also keep in mind that this is my first time working with wood and it’s not perfec...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 12:11:02 PST
Custom Knife Scales http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Knife-Scales/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:25:15 PST
How to make a Fire Wood Holder from an old washing machine Tub. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fire-Wood-Holder-from-an-old-washing/
How to make a Fire Wood Holder from an old washing machine Tub. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/IB2V/I4PHJMQW/FT2IB2VI4PHJMQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/IB2V/I4PHJMQW/FT2IB2VI4PHJMQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT2/IB2V/I4PHJMQW/FT2IB2VI4PHJMQW.SMALL.jpg cpine522 This old washing machine tub was what my father used in our home growing up to store firewood by the fire place. When my father passed away in November of 2012 and upon the settling of his estate I was able to get this item with all of its sentimental value to me for use in my home. To many folks ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:54:32 PST
DIY designer plywood swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
Easy to make smartphone dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-smartphone-dock/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:48:16 PST
Babies Keepsake Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Babies-Keepsake-Box/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:02:11 PST