Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - lathe http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:34:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turning a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Bowl/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 PDT
How to Turn a Dip Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Nib-Holder/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:58:47 PDT
Wooden Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bottle-Stopper/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:35:47 PDT
How to Turn a Mini-Baseball Bat/Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Mini-Baseball-BatMallet/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:02:41 PDT
A Long Boring Story- ZZZZZ http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Long-Boring-Story-ZZZZZ/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:08:29 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This glass was made from a block of salt block purchased from the cooking store and turned on the lathe. I had made a bracelet from the block about a month ago but wanted to try something a bit more complex. There were enough pieces left to make a glass... Cutting The Blocks The salt cut every ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
How To Build an Oversized Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-and-Oversized-Compass/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:38:50 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Turn a Segmented Pen w/ Glitter Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Segmented-Pen-w-Glitter-Casting/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:57:24 PDT
Cherry Coat Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Coat-Hooks/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:32:48 PDT
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Log-into-a-Mallet/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:50 PDT
How to make a wood mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-mallet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Souvenir (Mini) Baseball Bat http://www.instructables.com/id/Souvenir-Mini-Baseball-Bat/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:55:22 PST
DIY Lathe Gouge Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lathe-Gouge-Grinder/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:06:02 PST
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Bowl-Using-Garden-Stakes-And-a-100-Lathe/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:15:30 PST
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Introduction-to-Wood-Turning-for-FUN/
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Ive completed a number of guides for various wood turning projects, so I thought I would do one that covered a few of the areas you need to consider before during and after you have made your hand made in wood?? gift.The question marks are there because wood is not the only material available to you...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 02:25:02 PST
Turned noodle roller/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-noodle-rollercutter/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:16:03 PST
Corian Ringmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Corian-Ringmaking/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 13:55:06 PST
Offset Wooden Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Offset-Wooden-Pendant/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:27:02 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
Wooden pulley without a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-pulley-without-a-lathe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
A Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Ornament/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:43:10 PST
Cool Steampunk Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Guns-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:03:44 PST
Wooden Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-1/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:41:23 PST
Turned Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Mallet/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:35:38 PDT
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe very easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-very-easy/
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe very easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7LRV/I0YGCN30/F2O7LRVI0YGCN30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7LRV/I0YGCN30/F2O7LRVI0YGCN30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/7LRV/I0YGCN30/F2O7LRVI0YGCN30.SMALL.jpg fuc222 Mini Lathe Homemade ?. Yes Do it very easy in your home with your handAll step see here on Youtube Material: Wood, old motor, gear ring .....See all step here Homebuild: Construction all to oneSee all step here:
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:42:05 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
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chakram-Circle-of-Death/
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A wooden Chakram made from maple and mercilessly hurled in the oncoming enemy hordes. The famous death circle of the Sikhs, and also wielded by Xena Warrior Princess in the late 1990's. Mine is made from maple and finished boiled linseed oil for a easy to renew finish.If you round the edge over it t...
By: kludge77

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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 14:41:50 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
Wooden Spin Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Sycamore wood turned into a classic wooden spin top. I thought vintage toys we're suppose to be easy to use?!
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
Making a Confetti Blank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The life and wisdom of the Glorious Confetti Blank In my city fireworks are illegal, so the best fun a person can hope for on the 4th of July is some BBQ and confetti poppers. Since my floor was littered in the stuff, I thought I might try and put it to some good use...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Turning a Segmented Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Segmented-Bowl/
Turning a Segmented Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SMALL.jpg r-philp This is my instructable for turning a segmented wooden bowl. I made this one with salvaged wood from old projects and furniture. It uses cherry and maple for the contrast, but you can use almost any hardwoods. I've found that it helps to pick ones of similar hardness. When you sand them, one won...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Garden dibble http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-dibble/
Garden dibble - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SMALL.jpg cpine522 Simple yet useful project on the lathe. Watch as I turn a Garden Dibble which is used primarily to plant bulbs, as well as seeds in the garden.
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:23:52 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
By: kludge77

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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Making a Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Rings are great, but what if you don't either have the money to buy or the knowledge to make your own silver or gold rings. You could go with plastic, but if you really want to create something which stands out I would suggest looking at more natural materials, materials such as wood. Let's get st...
By: Switch and Lever

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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:06:00 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 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
Snow Globe Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Globe-Base/
Snow Globe Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to make a simple wooden base for a ball, snow globe, etc. Round a Square In this step, begin with a hardwood square. This piece was probably 5 x 5 inches and 1.5 inches thick, made by gluing two pieces together. Draw an 'X' from the square's corner to corner. ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:48:34 PDT
Pencil Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Spin-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a piece of sycamore turned to a top shape. You then insert a pencil and spin it up. I used 1/4 copper collars to give the pencil a tight grip. It draws cool circles and shortening or lengthening the pencil will give it different paths as it alters the center of gravity.
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:47 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
honey dipper with scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/honey-dipper-with-scoop/
honey dipper with scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/346U/HSHQQX6E/FTW346UHSHQQX6E.SMALL.jpg dalegribble scoop is to get the last bit that gets left in the jar choose some wood this was from a limb that fell in my yard about two months ago. its black walnut on the large trying to work it round and little shaping getting the shape and the captured ring the captured ring was not necessary but p...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 06:57:27 PST
Esspresso Coffee Wooden Tamper Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Esspresso-Coffee-Wooden-Tamper-Handle/
Esspresso Coffee Wooden Tamper Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SMALL.jpg ngadhno Intro: Hi everyone, In this instructable (My very first-able) I'm going to show how I made a replacement handle of a espresso cofee tamper from wood after the original made from PVC broke. First I'm not a carpenter nor I have much experience in woodworking but I think I can do good. Before sta...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:31:16 PST