Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - diy http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:54:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-Barrel-Christmas-Hack-Wooden-Ornament-Trees/
Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas The other day I was turning the pages of the latest Crate & Barrel holiday catalog and I came upon the cutest ornament trees made of steel. I loved it. But then I thought, this would be totally cool if it were made of wood and had a more rustic feel. So I went back to my workshop and in about 2 ho...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:49:20 PST
Confuse Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Confuse-Cube/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 21:37:06 PST
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Candle-Holder-with-Wood-Copper-Piping/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:47 PST
Magnetic Key Ring Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Key-Ring-Holder/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:37:16 PST
Cedar Wood Growth Chart Ruler using Wood Burning Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Wood-Growth-Chart-Ruler-using-Wood-Burning-T/
Cedar Wood Growth Chart Ruler using Wood Burning Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/GQC8/I3H51W1A/FB3GQC8I3H51W1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/GQC8/I3H51W1A/FB3GQC8I3H51W1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/GQC8/I3H51W1A/FB3GQC8I3H51W1A.SMALL.jpg LN2014 This is my first instructable and will show you all how to create a large scale Ruler or a Growth Chart Ruler for decoration. This one I will be using wood burning techniques instead of the traditional methods. Step 1 Materials You will need the following items:-Wood plank, I used 4ft long x 8in ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:54:45 PST
Miter Saw Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Cart/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:47:28 PST
Wooden Skeeball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Skeeball-Machine/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:23:12 PST
The foldable table-step http://www.instructables.com/id/The-foldable-table-step/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:53:26 PST
Cross Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Cube/
Cross Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A30X/I3H6ZCB0/FP9A30XI3H6ZCB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A30X/I3H6ZCB0/FP9A30XI3H6ZCB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/A30X/I3H6ZCB0/FP9A30XI3H6ZCB0.SMALL.jpg Cubester569 Make a simple, new Rubik's cube! What you need: 1x Rubik's Cube (DIY Cube) Your Hands Pull apart the cube (well, some of it anyway.) For this turn the TOP part (shown above) and pull out the middle block. then do the same to the BOTTOM of the cube. Take off the corners. Your cube should now...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:40:59 PST
DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Wood-Lathe-with-Drill-Hand-Tools/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:45:27 PST
Pallet Wall for the people who rent their home http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wall-for-the-people-who-rent-their-home/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:58:14 PST
Secret Compartment Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:51:51 PST
Scandinavian Style Advent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Scandinavian-Style-Advent-Wreath/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 13:43:27 PST
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Rack-for-5-Bikes-Fast-and-Low-Cost-Build/
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SMALL.jpg ihart I was looking for a solution to store the bicycles that were building up in our garage. They were laying everywhere and due to my "garbage collecting" habit, we had a lot of them. I wanted something that could: Store 5 bikes. Be easily accessible for the kids without any lifting Be foldable ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:20:10 PST
Wooden Toy Hauler ***Updated with template PDF*** http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Hauler/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 21:19:29 PST
Wooden Jewellery Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Jewellery-Stand/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 17:32:00 PST
DIY Rustic Star Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Star-Wreath/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:44:06 PST
Wooden Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Space-Lamp/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:15:57 PST
DIY Modern Plywood Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modern-Plywood-Tray/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:20:11 PST
Smartphone Wood Veneer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Wood-Veneer-Case/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:42 PST
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-adjustable-stilts-with-no-power-tools-out-of-/
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SMALL.jpg timsway BLACK FRIDAY PUSHBACK 2014! i annually get on my soap box and encourage people to avoid excessive consumerism by shopping smart, local and eco-friendly during the holidays. or better yet, make something yourself. here's one you can do without a lot of skill or tools. any one can make something! than...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:28:17 PST
DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puzzle-Coaster-Trivet/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:02:20 PST
Weaving Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-Loom/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:45:52 PST
How To Make A Retro Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Retro-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:40:19 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-1/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:41:23 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
striped wood stool http://www.instructables.com/id/striped-wood-stool/
striped wood stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To add a nice colour effect to a wood stool, a friend of mine had the smart idea to insert some coloured stripes in the wood board.As you can see from the picture, the effect is really cool. Although a good result is mainly obtained with a good artistic talent, I will here describe the steps of the ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:23:23 PST
Make a Manly Mallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Manly-Mallet/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:18:11 PST
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Metal-Wire-Shelf/
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar It doesn't take too much to create your own cool shelves with metal. Copper is inexpensive when used carefully and this easy copper wire shelf uses less than 3 feet of wire and a small oak board.Using copper pipes is really easy, just get yourself a cheap hacksaw or heavy wire cutters to cut the wir...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:57:28 PST
DIY Custom Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Guitar/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:09:04 PST
Child's Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Workbench/
Child's Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SMALL.jpg treehog This instructable details how to build a sturdy and functional child-sized workbench, but it could be easily scaled to full size. I built this for my 3 year-old son for Christmas, and aside from small projects like picture frames and shelves this is my first "real" woodworking project (and also my f...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:20:32 PST
Easy Lap Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Desk/
Easy Lap Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/FQOR/I21RB8GS/FQIFQORI21RB8GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/FQOR/I21RB8GS/FQIFQORI21RB8GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/FQOR/I21RB8GS/FQIFQORI21RB8GS.SMALL.jpg autsmith Ever been in the back seat or even passenger seat trying to do homework, paperwork, or even just eat? With no flat surface to complete these tasks you are forced to wait until you have reached your destination. Well I have the solution for you! It even includes storage compartments, and a compact de...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 16:14:00 PST
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shop-Towel-Bottle-Stopper/
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SMALL.jpg kludge77 What's absorbent, blue and covered in epoxy? Yep! A Shop Towel Bottle Stopper.I think I might have a problem...Whenever I have a little extra resin I pour it into mold just for experiment. This is the leftovers from about 3 other projects.While I was sanding the white slurry of plastic residue got ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:36:36 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
Cyclone Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator/
Cyclone Dust Separator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIT/Q63N/I1KJPN16/FITQ63NI1KJPN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIT/Q63N/I1KJPN16/FITQ63NI1KJPN16.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIT/Q63N/I1KJPN16/FITQ63NI1KJPN16.SMALL.jpg TabLeft Simple to build top hat style dust separator with a Thien baffle. Everything that might need to be tuned is friction fit or screwed for easy disassembly. There are no official plans for this since the exact dimensions will depend on the trash can used and i designed it to be fully adjustable. Don'...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:39:31 PDT
DIY Chalkboard Tombstones http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Chalkboard-Tombstones/
DIY Chalkboard Tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/JJH4/I1FQ8M7F/F5DJJH4I1FQ8M7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/JJH4/I1FQ8M7F/F5DJJH4I1FQ8M7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/JJH4/I1FQ8M7F/F5DJJH4I1FQ8M7F.SMALL.jpg JamieR1 Decorating for the holidays is always fun, but who wants to spend $120 on a set of chalkboard tombstones from Pottery Barn?! With all the scrap wood we had laying around the garage I decided to just build my own, and now with these easy printable templates you can build your own for under $20! FREE ...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:26:29 PDT
Building a Tile Tray with Marble & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Tile-Tray-with-Marble-Wood/
Building a Tile Tray with Marble & Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This is a tutorial about how I built a small marble tile tray with plywood and mahogany.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq5L_y5fcB0http://www.darbinorvar.com/blog/2014/10/17/buildin... Instructions In this video I really wanted to show something I have been wanting to integrate for a while: tile....
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:16:56 PDT
Carving a Pumpkin The Fun Way! http://www.instructables.com/id/Carving-a-Pumpkin-The-Fun-Way/
Carving a Pumpkin The Fun Way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/HT80/I169RABW/FZUHT80I169RABW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/HT80/I169RABW/FZUHT80I169RABW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/HT80/I169RABW/FZUHT80I169RABW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Learn all about how to carve a pumpkin with some power and hand tools. Using Some Tools on the Pumpkin You can play a lot here. As long as you are careful and protect your eyes, using hand and power tools can be really fun.Chisels and hand saws work really well on a pumpkin. The saw especially wo...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:41:39 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
DIY Art Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Learn how to easily build a shallow shelf for art or books or candles, in just a few steps. Method I started with measuring and cutting up the wood for the shelves on my table saw and miter saw. I used a 1x6 that I ripped down to 3 1/2 inches for my top shelf, and the underneath bracket I ripped ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Making a Workbench Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Workbench-Table/
Making a Workbench Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/IMN1/I10JGJ9R/FLRIMN1I10JGJ9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/IMN1/I10JGJ9R/FLRIMN1I10JGJ9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/IMN1/I10JGJ9R/FLRIMN1I10JGJ9R.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Here are some plans and a video I made about how to make a small or large workbench with laminated lumber, using nothing but 2 x 6's. Plans for Making a Small or Large Workbench The whole point was to make a workbench heavy and stable, so using nothing but 2 x 6's split I made the top, legs and r...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:29:51 PDT
Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go.http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/ I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SMALL.jpg kurnous34 Hi there! This will be my first instructable and I hope you enjoy it. I made this tray for my wife on our five year wedding anniversary. It turned out very nice, so I wanted to share it and give a little back to Instructables for helping to inspire me on other projects. This tray is made from n...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT
Gun Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Cabinet/
Gun Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/L0SL/I01V8DDQ/FZUL0SLI01V8DDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/L0SL/I01V8DDQ/FZUL0SLI01V8DDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/L0SL/I01V8DDQ/FZUL0SLI01V8DDQ.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c Here is a method of creating a cabinet. In particular a gun cabinet. This method can be used for other things, such as a bench, which is the time-lapse video. All wood was recycled, only screws and hinges were bought. Documentation gets a little sketchy towards the end as other projects took pre...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:40:49 PDT
Peg Board Tool Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Peg-Board-Tool-Cabinet/
Peg Board Tool Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/M9XI/HZV3R1EC/F59M9XIHZV3R1EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/M9XI/HZV3R1EC/F59M9XIHZV3R1EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/M9XI/HZV3R1EC/F59M9XIHZV3R1EC.SMALL.jpg Dj UNOHOO This is a DIY for a peg board tool cabinet.Hi everyone! This is my first DIY so please go easy on me lol. Nonetheless here is a little forewarning. I AM NOT A MASTER WOODWORKER. Actually I'm in IT and am just a homeowner that likes to learn and build projects with my daughter. There are probably a m...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:12:08 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
Ice Cream Pint Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SMALL.jpg kludge77 They say that necessity is the mother of invention and while I don’t claim to have invented the idea of a pint lock, this is the first one I’ve ever seen out of the wood. In addition I love how outrageous it looks with that giant old school padlock on it! This is made with some soft maple, a sm...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
one way to square and cut a tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/one-way-to-square-and-cut-a-tabletop/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:30:28 PDT
Home made Turtle House http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Turtle-House/
Home made Turtle House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/TL4K/HZ9O4WM7/F80TL4KHZ9O4WM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/TL4K/HZ9O4WM7/F80TL4KHZ9O4WM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/TL4K/HZ9O4WM7/F80TL4KHZ9O4WM7.SMALL.jpg Jakido This is my first instructables, i hope you enjoy this, as far as the idea is really simple. Wake up: i grew up! A turtle grows 2 mm per month, so his house maybe can become close in a short time. It is time to change the air! my objective? A real-similar house, simple and functional ( and bigger,...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:00:31 PDT