Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - plywood - popular Fri, 22 May 2015 06:27:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Powerful laminated wood slingshot
Powerful laminated wood slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> chilihook I have been a fan of the Slingshot Channel on YouTube and of Joerg Sprave and his creations for awhile now. After becoming comfortable with shaping wood using a bandsaw, belt sander, scrollsaw, and of course, elbow grease I felt I'd be ready to give one of these a shot. There are lots of great vi...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:06:26 PDT
Making The Zoetrope
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 A Zoetrope is an animation toy that literally translates to "life turning." While I had many challenges on this build, I have to say is it easily one of my favorite creations. I have a particular fondness for toys....My main worry was that the wedges would de-lamiate from the block due to the turnin...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
INCREASE THE SIZE OF YOUR WOOD - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad Make the size of your wood 2 times bigger. 3 times bigger. Wait, how about an even more amazing 4 times bigger, guaranteed. And sustainable too! Learn the astonishing secret to enlarging your wood now. Do you LACK* something? Use enhancing techniques to extend the strength and performance of your w...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:47:10 PST
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ADintheStudio This project is an exploration into form and workflows - a combination of using manual hand skills, computer aided design (CAD), and digital fabrication techniques - to create a sculptural and functional bench made from stacked and carved plywood. Part 1 - DesignPart 2 - Scale ModelIn Part 3 - Fab...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
The Camera Track and Boom System
The Camera Track and Boom System - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- The bulk of work in my shop is custom drum building with Calderwood Percussion, which includes making build videos for our Youtube channel. My shop is roughly 10' x 25' with one central pathway and the tools arranged along the perimeter. Adding an obstacle like a tripod is hindering because it's a...

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:33:04 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> hank4444 For this project I set out to build myself a completely custom speaker that would sound great and look clean and simple. I built everything from the ground up myself, except for the speaker drivers. However I built everything else; the circuit board, the amplifier circuit, and the housing. I even ta...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON For the other 99% of makers, here's an instructable on how to make things that are just as complex and precise using tools you can find at any hardware store, and templates you can print at your local print shop.A few of us (some college students, people who live near a coop shop like Techshop, Inst...

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:17:04 PST
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!)
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Niedner Modelled after the games mobs they are 1 inch to one pixel in a simple resolution. So the creeper stands 24" tall and the Zombie 32" tall. Perfect for children to enjoy on Halloween or any time really.Very basic instructions follow. There are details in the video, more in the pictured details. Th...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT
Marvelous money boxes
Marvelous money boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I wanted to make a couple of money boxes for my kids and had a marvel poster spare so decided I'd make a comic clad money box for them each. They will get £1 a week and 20 pence a day, with the day one being an incentive to behave......well I'm hoping anyway (they are 5 and 7 by the way and not grow...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:00:58 PDT
Make a Rune Blade
Make a Rune Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dominic Bender There is a plywood warrior in most of us, and this is the best way I know to arm it. This rune blade is meant to come in someqhere between forged and grown. The intention is for the blade to look organic-metallic, and I plan to embed this into another project of mine, when I get the time. For now, I...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:02:22 PDT
Wooden Crate with Lid
Wooden Crate with Lid - More DIY How To Projects]]> lighteningdrake Before I truly figured out Kickstarter, I didn't realize that "add-ons" were something you could get by just adding more money to the pledge. So when I kicked (? can we make that official?) a project for a Kubb set, I didn't get the carry tote bag. But that's ok! It gave me the chance to build ...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:14:47 PDT
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo With two sheets of plywood and a handful of screws, you can make a pretty nice little toddler bed. This design fits a crib mattress (about 52" long), which will last the average toddler well into elementary school. My toddler just turned two. He's too big for a crib, but a twin-sized bed takes up to...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> ADintheStudio Cutting complex parts with tight curves safely and accurately on a bandsaw can be challenging, but is fairly easy with some practice, a properly tuned-up bandsaw, and a couple special tips and tricks... enjoy! What you need: - A bandsaw - A thin blade (1/4" recommended) - Drawing of your c...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:39:11 PDT
Piggy Coffee Table - CNC Router
Piggy Coffee Table - CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> alepalan As a furniture designer + maker I like to be surrounded by beautiful furniture. When I joined Instructables as an Artist in Residence at Pier 9 we had recently moved to a new office space that had no “lounging” space except for a sofa. We really needed a coffee table to go in front so I decided to...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:51:36 PDT
Laptop lap stand
Laptop lap stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> foradoescritorio Inspired by a project seen on pinterest, i decided to create a laptop lap stand that had to no only hold my laptop (of course) but also hold my iphone on a reading position and have room for a wireless mouse or maybe an external HD.Available in portuguese at Find the wo...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:30:34 PST
Turning a plywood bracelet - PIP Fool4peppers Creating a bracelet from cabinet grade plywood. Video has two angle view of most of the turning.
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:59:00 PDT
Bent Plywood Speakers
Bent Plywood Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkfish Hello, my name is Dave and I'm an audiophile. I love an awesome set of speakers or headphones. In fact I love them enough that I spent an entire summer building them while interning in Chicago, at Specimen Products. These are the same people that make all of Andrew Bird's speakers and various o...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST
Plywood Go Getas!
Plywood Go Getas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> az√ľkiBEAN These are Geta slippers. They're different cos they're made of plywood, with replaceable wooden Has (teeth)! Over time, the stilts on the bottom (Ha) wear down. So that you won't have to throw away the whole pair, I've made these to be tough, with replaceable Ha so you can enjoy them indefinitely. T...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
The Clamping Squares
The Clamping Squares - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- If I was a superhero, my weakness would be glueups. Thankfully, those aren't really needed in the crime fighting business ... yet. Maybe I don't plan ahead. Maybe I'm too impatient and just desire instant gratification. Maybe I'm just not that good at woodworking. I'm not sure, but tons of people a...

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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:38:50 PST
Plywood coaster loaf
Plywood coaster loaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmc75 I've used this 'loaf' method to crank out numerous coaster sets for easy cheap gifts or craft fair inventory.  Making them out of plywood is the cheapest source of material and still gives you an interesting enough end product.  The basic concept is laminating a stack of plywood discs together into ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:53:21 PST
Plywood beer crate
Plywood beer crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo I found myself with a left over half sheet of 5/8" exterior ply from a rebuild of my front deck, and used it to make 3 beer crates, each holding 24 bottles. This is a fun, easy project that makes a good gift (more on that later). Tools and materials You need about 1/6 of a full sheet of 5/8" plyw...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:54:43 PST
Make a Boomerang that actually comes back!!/
Make a Boomerang that actually comes back! - More DIY How To Projects]]> psfordvt Make a working boomerang! Does it actually work?-Yes! In order for you to be willing to build your own, you probably want some assurance that it will/can work. I teacher engineering in high school and this is a project I do with my classes. If a ninth grader can build a working boomerang so ...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2007 22:39:08 PDT
Easy Edge Banding for Plywood
Easy Edge Banding for Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechShopJustin Plywood is one of the more versatile options when doing large wood working projects.  It is much more cost effective than joining solid lumber boards together, and it can be bought in a variety of grades and veneers to custom fit your needs.  While any material has its drawbacks, one of the main iss...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 00:54:20 PDT