Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - saw - popular Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:23:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Carve a Wood Cooking Knife
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee I made this knife to chop up ground meat in the pan while cooking.It's made from a sycamore branch. Sycamore has a nice, closed grain that is suitable for food utensils. I have also made spoons and other things from various logs that I've collected over the years. The Tools The main tools I used ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:47:46 PDT
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> majjuss Hello to all fellow Instructablers and Woodworkers!I would like to share my new desk that I made with you.The old one in my bedroom got too small so I figured I needed a bigger one.The Frame is from timber I got at our local hardware store, the top is made of self-adhesive vinyl flooring panels.Sinc...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:11:50 PST
Table Saw Station
Table Saw Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> Confounded Machine I have always wanted a good quality cabinet makers table saw but dont want to fork out the cash to purchase one.  I have made due with my small contractors saw for the last few years and decided now is a good time to retrofit this small saw.  I plan to build a large frame around this existing table ...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:07:24 PST
How to cut large circles on the table saw. NelsonStudios First be safe.  Know what you are doing and don't push the limits of your skills and equipment.  I take no responsibility for your actions! Now the the 'don't sue me' is out of the way...on the the good stuff.  So here was my dilemma, I needed a way to cut a 2 inch thick maple hardwood blank into a...
By: NelsonStudios

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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 11:53:20 PST
Keeping Grandpa's Saw Alive
Keeping Grandpa's Saw Alive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hollowground17 I found this small hand saw in my grandpa's workshop and knew I had to save it and bring it back to life. It is the perfect size for my scale of work and would be the first panel saw in my collection. The fact that this is my grandpa's makes it all the more special to me.Let's get started!!!! Ho...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:38:46 PST
Chevron Wood Bench with Hairpin Legs!
Chevron Wood Bench with Hairpin Legs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft I built a wood bench for my tiny front porch!But turns out my husband likes it ended up in our room!Chevron is such a popular pattern and adds some fun when done with wood! Supplies! Supplies: PlywoodPine boards or reclaimed woodMiter saw/Table sawLiquid NailsApple cider vinegarSteel wool...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 14:36:16 PST
Add a router table to a table saw
Add a router table to a table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo A router table + router came on sale locally (similar to this one), so I picked it up but hadn't anticipated just how much room it would take up on my workbench. However, my table saw has an extension that was not really doing anything other than allowing me to cut large stock. Luckily (because I di...
By: makendo

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:36:09 PDT
Multi-Tool Stand
Multi-Tool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> ProfMuggs When I was making my Radiator Cover a few years back, I needed a way to make a rabbet on the back to accept the plywood back. I didn't have my table saw yet, but I did have a handheld router. I didn't have the fence attachment for my router, but I had this little knock-off workmate that I thought I ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:37:55 PST
Deep Dish Cove Cut Slab Table Top Experiment NelsonStudios Using a circular cove cut to dish an entire slab table top on the table saw.  Please keep in mind this is an experiment as part of an idea for another build.  That said it seemed to work and work well so I am sharing it here.  I have never seen this done before on this scale.  This is an *at your ow...
By: NelsonStudios

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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 20:23:59 PST
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table
Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver The Sliding Puzzle Secret Compartment Table is an idea that I have been tossing around for some time.  I have always enjoyed Puzzles, Woodworking, and Secret Compartments and this project combines the three in a fun and interesting way. The idea behind the table is that it conceals a secret compa...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:44:01 PST
Raven beak - wooden guitar pick Eldalote Hi! I came to this idea since someone mentioned a wooden guitar pick in comments. But my local music shop doesn't sell them, so I decided to make one! Although the playing isn't so comfortable for me it looks just awesome as pendant! :) Things you will need: - piece of wood ( I got mine from an ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:07:18 PST
The Bare Woodworking Essentials
The Bare Woodworking Essentials - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyHobbyStore Just starting out? Then let Ben Plewes and Andy King help you build a woodworking tool kit that'll suit your needs and your pocket. With so many tools to choose from, getting started in woodwork can be confusing. There’s so much to take in – what should you spend your time learning first, what tool...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 03:51:30 PST
18th Century Craftsman's Saw
18th Century Craftsman's Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> SherpaDoug As an 18th century reenactor portraying a carpenter with a colonial militia I needed a small saw to make things like tent pegs and chair legs.  Not finding anything suitable in antique shops I decided to build one based on paintings and drawings of that era. Even simple tools of the era were ha...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:22:39 PDT
How to build a Sami hut in wood!
How to build a Sami hut in wood! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rabarbervin This is a description with pics of how i built my Sami hut in wood. What this hut has as a raw model is the hut that our Swedish indigenous people called Sami, have built and used for many centuries. This type of building is/was also (to some degree) used by the Inuit, Aleut and Yupik peoples. ...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 09:24:38 PDT
Easy zero clearance throatplate for any table saw
Easy zero clearance throatplate for any table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> jerryjaksha Tablesaws come with throat plate blade slots that are too wide for safe cuts on narrow boards. Many aluminum saws and Sears saws come with thin throat plates that are difficult to duplicate with a zero clearance slot. By  epoxying a piece of masonite under your throat plate, and adding a filler st...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 11:28:11 PDT
Miter Saw Station
Miter Saw Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> gilleseg Recently my father purchased a radial arm miter saw.  He bought the saw to re-build his front porch and also to make picture frames (out of the old decking he hopes).  During the process of deck building it became clear that the miter saw was difficult to move and required two saw horses to cut long...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 22:31:34 PDT
Three-Legged Knock-Down Sawhorse
Three-Legged Knock-Down Sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> ProfMuggs The more projects I make, the more I realize that my rickety old sawhorses are inadequate. I think that I am limited by the strength and sturdiness of these sawhorses and I feel like I am always compensating for them. Because these sawhorses are so unstable, I set out to make the most ideal and func...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 22:36:28 PST
Make a scroll saw! (using only upcycled/free materials)
Make a scroll saw! (using only upcycled/free materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PS118 Check it out! A battery-powered scroll saw made entirely out of recycled bits and pieces around my garage! B) For my entry in the woodworking contest I wanted to do try something poetically geeky. Something a little hardcore, yet still something that anybody could do with a little patience.  Mo...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 11:54:01 PDT
Combo Miter Saw Station Lumber Rack
Combo Miter Saw Station Lumber Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> noahw This miter saw station does double duty as a lumber storage rack with room for long boards underneath and 4' x 8' sheet goods in the back.  I looked around for a long time online for plans for something like this and all I was able to come up with was a hand drawn sketch in an old Fine Woodworking m...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 11:17:14 PDT
Nomadic Life 2: Mediacase
Nomadic Life 2: Mediacase - More DIY How To Projects]]> zachsoniasummers Disclaimer: I am not a professional/certified carpenter of any sort and by no means an authority on carpentry. This tutorial is the documentation of a perpetual amateur taking a stab at yet another craft. Therefore, whatever I state here is just an opinion on way method of constructing a bookcase ba...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:43:36 PDT