Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - simple - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:14:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Modern Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shelves/
Modern Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/TLAX/IVO4SV4F/FQ1TLAXIVO4SV4F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/TLAX/IVO4SV4F/FQ1TLAXIVO4SV4F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/TLAX/IVO4SV4F/FQ1TLAXIVO4SV4F.SMALL.jpg MattLaneWoodShop My daughter likes movies and by likes, I mean she loves movies!! Her world, much like many other 4 year olds, revolves around Disney characters. At this point she is hung up on Toy Story, for the second time. When next week rolls around, who knows who or what it will be next.My wife and I have been ...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:34:37 PST
Retro Band Saw Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Band-Saw-Box/
Retro Band Saw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/O1X4/IVO7LNEP/FIJO1X4IVO7LNEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/O1X4/IVO7LNEP/FIJO1X4IVO7LNEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/O1X4/IVO7LNEP/FIJO1X4IVO7LNEP.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate This particular box is a gift for my mother-in-law for Christmas. A while back she had asked if I could make her a small jewelry box after commenting on the one I had made my wife. Since I had been wanting to try my hand at a band saw box and Christmas is knocking on the door, it seemed like the per...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:55:56 PST
Marilyn Monroe Walnut & Maple Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Marilyn-Monroe-Walnut-Maple-Box/
Marilyn Monroe Walnut & Maple Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/FGZH/IVO3Y83T/FMCFGZHIVO3Y83T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/FGZH/IVO3Y83T/FMCFGZHIVO3Y83T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/FGZH/IVO3Y83T/FMCFGZHIVO3Y83T.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery This box would make a great gift especially for Christmas which is just around the corner.I have made a video showing how I made the box here:Material Used:American Black WalnutMapleBlack Milliput (Epoxy Putty)SmartHinges with ScrewsGloss Spray LacquerSelf Adhesive PaperTools Used:Table SawRouterRot...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:57:39 PST
Simple Plywood Computer Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Plywood-Computer-Desk/
Simple Plywood Computer Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TLWW/IVHQH2S6/FRSTLWWIVHQH2S6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TLWW/IVHQH2S6/FRSTLWWIVHQH2S6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/TLWW/IVHQH2S6/FRSTLWWIVHQH2S6.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate A while back we rearranged some stuff in our "office" and I needed throw out this tiny store bought desk that I had been using for years. I needed a bigger work space most of all. I wanted to build my own desk, but I wanted to do it as cheap as possible yet keep it nice looking and sturdy.This desk ...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 10:31:53 PST
DIY Simple Fall Pallet Leaves http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Fall-Pallet-Leaves/
DIY Simple Fall Pallet Leaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/M74P/IVA4UJRR/FD6M74PIVA4UJRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/M74P/IVA4UJRR/FD6M74PIVA4UJRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/M74P/IVA4UJRR/FD6M74PIVA4UJRR.SMALL.jpg davethewoodworker I loved this time of the year, when the tree leaves turn into these beautiful colors. I wanted to make something to reflect this time. This is what I came up with, using old pallet wood, glued up as panels, a leaf template and some spray paint.This is a real simple project, search in google images f...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:40:45 PST
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
Hat, Key and Sunglasses Rack From a Piece of 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hat-Key-and-Sunglasses-Rack-From-a-Piece-of-2x4/
Hat, Key and Sunglasses Rack From a Piece of 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RA70/IUHMRYIX/FJ5RA70IUHMRYIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RA70/IUHMRYIX/FJ5RA70IUHMRYIX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/RA70/IUHMRYIX/FJ5RA70IUHMRYIX.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate We made this incredibly simple hat, key and sunglasses combination rack so we could store all of those items right by the front door. It makes it easy to grab on the way out the door and it was really easy to make. All it took was some hooks and a piece of 2x4.Make sure you watch the video, as it sh...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:32:58 PDT
Basic Map Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Map-Frame/
Basic Map Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/JPY4/IUEU1COE/FYSJPY4IUEU1COE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/JPY4/IUEU1COE/FYSJPY4IUEU1COE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/JPY4/IUEU1COE/FYSJPY4IUEU1COE.SMALL.jpg wobblycogs A key part of parenting is finding quick and cheap solutions to the multitude of problems your offspring present you with. In this case it was hanging a laminated map my daughter got as a present. The laminating is great as it means the map won’t instantly succumb to sticky fingers. Unfortunately th...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:59:50 PDT
Hanging Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Planter/
Hanging Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/QT6F/IU6XOWGR/FPEQT6FIU6XOWGR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/QT6F/IU6XOWGR/FPEQT6FIU6XOWGR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/QT6F/IU6XOWGR/FPEQT6FIU6XOWGR.SMALL.jpg AVS96 Living in an apartment can make it hard to keep potted plants around. Hanging planters are a great way to have a good looking garden (or as close as you can get to a garden) while ensuring your plants get enough light without using up too much space. So, I made a simple wooden hanging planter that w...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 06:51:33 PDT
Bookend - TIE Interceptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookend-Tie-Interceptor/
Bookend - TIE Interceptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/B5C9/IT22TIOZ/FGOB5C9IT22TIOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/B5C9/IT22TIOZ/FGOB5C9IT22TIOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/B5C9/IT22TIOZ/FGOB5C9IT22TIOZ.SMALL.jpg darthwolf I've had a scale model Tie Interceptor lying about for a couple of years now and I just couldn't find a proper place for it. Finally I figured I could make a simple bookend/stand for it. I opted for plywood and a bit of plexiglass I had lying about. Tools and materials:plywood (7mm thick)plexigl...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 05:49:11 PDT
SIMPLE, EASY Honey Dipper on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-EASY-Honey-Dipper-on-the-Lathe/
SIMPLE, EASY Honey Dipper on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/AOQ7/IRXTKK21/F1BAOQ7IRXTKK21.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/AOQ7/IRXTKK21/F1BAOQ7IRXTKK21.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/AOQ7/IRXTKK21/F1BAOQ7IRXTKK21.SMALL.jpg Dylan3D This easy honey dipper can be turned in a lathe in an afternoon, for someone who is just starting using a lathe. Materials cylinder shaped wood (approx: 2-3cm) x1 Dowl (approx: 1cm) x1 Lathe tools x3Hand saw x1Mitre saw (optional) x1Drill x1 Flat wood bit (approx: 13mm) x1 wood glue (NON-TOXIC) ...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:44:32 PDT
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Weathered-Magnetic-Bottle-Opener/
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SMALL.jpg M3G Someone in the comments of An Unconventional Beer Caddy suggested adding a bottle opener to make it "a complete portable beer station". I thought this was a fantastic idea, so I decided to do something about it. Of course, I could've just bought a bottle opener, but where's the fun in that? I love t...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:58:53 PDT
DIY Screen Door from a single 2x6 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Screen-Door-From-a-Single-2x6/
DIY Screen Door from a single 2x6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YDVE/IRHV46P7/F0LYDVEIRHV46P7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YDVE/IRHV46P7/F0LYDVEIRHV46P7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/YDVE/IRHV46P7/F0LYDVEIRHV46P7.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate The whole idea behind this project was to replace an old worn out and ran down screen door. We added a little challenge to the project by limiting ourselves to making it out of a single 2x6. The results were a little better than expected and it seems to be very sturdy and strong. The door cost just ...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 06:52:41 PDT
How to Make Drinks Coasters With Nails Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Drinks-Coasters-With-Nails-Inlay/
How to Make Drinks Coasters With Nails Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MG58/IRF7SIMF/FZXMG58IRF7SIMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MG58/IRF7SIMF/FZXMG58IRF7SIMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/MG58/IRF7SIMF/FZXMG58IRF7SIMF.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I have had this idea kicking around in my head for a while. So I finally got around to making them.If you would like to watch the video of me making the coasters, you can watch it here: Materials Used:WalnutNailsWood GlueWoodoc FinishSpray AdhesiveBlack Felt BaizeTools Used:Evolution Table Saw (this...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 13:52:20 PDT
Simple DIY Blanket or Quilt Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Blanket-or-Quilt-Rack/
Simple DIY Blanket or Quilt Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate This was a simple project that satisfied a need more than anything and, as always, instead of buying one, it was much cheaper and also more fun to just build one. It's made from super cheap materials, yet it's strong and sturdy. All you'll need is a couple of pine boards and some dowels.Items we use...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:19:14 PDT
How to Make a Spline Jig (Use With Table Saw OR Router) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spline-Jig-Use-With-Table-Saw-OR-Rou/
How to Make a Spline Jig (Use With Table Saw OR Router) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/XWLH/IQRJBQFF/FDPXWLHIQRJBQFF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/XWLH/IQRJBQFF/FDPXWLHIQRJBQFF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/XWLH/IQRJBQFF/FDPXWLHIQRJBQFF.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this Spline Jig which can be used with a table saw or router! Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this jig! Cutting the Pine to the required lengths For the first step I used some scrap Pine and cut the relev...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:07:35 PDT
Router Disc Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Disc-Cutter/
Router Disc Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/CN4K/IQLHWA6G/F12CN4KIQLHWA6G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/CN4K/IQLHWA6G/F12CN4KIQLHWA6G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/CN4K/IQLHWA6G/F12CN4KIQLHWA6G.SMALL.jpg Stan1y A quick built from scrap basic router table to cut discs of a single size.Messy as it has no facility for dust collection and not overly safe as it has no guards but it works. first moves First I checked I had a cutter that would pass through one section of furniture board (particle/ chip board w...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 03:09:23 PDT
Wooden Box Using Finger Joints - Includes Sliding Dove-Tail Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Box-Using-Finger-Joints-Includes-Sliding-Do/
Wooden Box Using Finger Joints - Includes Sliding Dove-Tail Lid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A67K/IPTJE5X0/FLGA67KIPTJE5X0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A67K/IPTJE5X0/FLGA67KIPTJE5X0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A67K/IPTJE5X0/FLGA67KIPTJE5X0.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion Please take a look at the video on how I made this box! (This Instructables misses out a few of the smaller processes I did to create this box!). Thank You Making the pieces The first thing was to cut the pieces to the correct length. For this I used the Band saw. I created 6 long pieces and 2 s...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:13:48 PDT
Tealight Diorama on the Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-Diorama-on-the-Table-Saw/
Tealight Diorama on the Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/G6FU/IPPRK6VP/F59G6FUIPPRK6VP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/G6FU/IPPRK6VP/F59G6FUIPPRK6VP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/G6FU/IPPRK6VP/F59G6FUIPPRK6VP.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender A simple way to turn a piece of scrap wood into a small yet cozy mountainscape diorama. While it is arguably easiest to make on a table saw, you can use the basic principle with other tools as well.Materials Piece of Scrap - this will be the main body of the diorama. The beam cutoff I used was about...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:57:55 PDT
How to make a Wooden Crate! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Crate/
How to make a Wooden Crate! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion Look how I made the box in the YouTube Link providedPart 1 - https://youtu.be/z3MUEwpEv_MPart 2- https://youtu.be/XNa1lbDsZqkMy channel -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkIexhYXbev8Qg77iV2IgOgThank You Planning and cutting the wood. The first thing you need to do is to cut the wood to the corre...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:40:00 PDT
An Unconventional Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Unconventional-Beer-Caddy/
An Unconventional Beer Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SMALL.jpg M3G One thing I've noticed about beer caddies is that they look more or less the same; like a much nicer version of the classic cardboard six-pack carrier crossed with a vintage toolbox. That got me wondering; is there really no other way to make a beer caddy? In this project I had three goals: I ...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:32:33 PDT
Copper Pipe Toilet Roll Holder & Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Pipe-Toilet-Roll-Holder-Phone-Stand/
Copper Pipe Toilet Roll Holder & Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/EG2Q/IP66X2A1/FPLEG2QIP66X2A1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/EG2Q/IP66X2A1/FPLEG2QIP66X2A1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/EG2Q/IP66X2A1/FPLEG2QIP66X2A1.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery This is my second time using copper pipe in a project and I wanted to try something a little more fun.This is very quick and simple project to make so I hope it inspires a lot of you. I created a video showing the whole process if you would like to watch it here: Materials Used: 22mm Copper Pipe22mm...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 09:32:44 PDT
Pallet Wood Paper Towel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Paper-Towel-Holder/
Pallet Wood Paper Towel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O03H/IOSPAG6F/FWDO03HIOSPAG6F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O03H/IOSPAG6F/FWDO03HIOSPAG6F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/O03H/IOSPAG6F/FWDO03HIOSPAG6F.SMALL.jpg BCDesign I made this super simple DIY Pallet Wood Paper Towel Holder for my latest project video,it is a beginner project anyone could try using hand tools or power tools.The video is on my YouTube channel BCDesign Items you will need for this build include: 1 pallet board 26.5" long x 4" wide 2 brass hooks...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 10:26:43 PDT
Retro Inspired Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Inspired-Phone-Dock/
Retro Inspired Phone Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/62RC/IOOD5IT8/FZH62RCIOOD5IT8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/62RC/IOOD5IT8/FZH62RCIOOD5IT8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/62RC/IOOD5IT8/FZH62RCIOOD5IT8.SMALL.jpg luca8theworld Hello all, and welcome to my first instructable. I have been singing the praises of this site to anyone who ever had a question about anything remotely DIY for a long time, so I though it was time to contribute.I built one of these a little while ago. I had found an alarm clock app for my phone but ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:07:04 PDT
Rustic Coat Rack using Shou-sugi-ban http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Coat-Rack/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:56:04 PDT
DIY Swiss Army Key Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Swiss-Army-Key-Holder/
DIY Swiss Army Key Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LXUQ/IO1R1YHO/FTWLXUQIO1R1YHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LXUQ/IO1R1YHO/FTWLXUQIO1R1YHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/LXUQ/IO1R1YHO/FTWLXUQIO1R1YHO.SMALL.jpg Vincewent This is a guide on how to create a Swiss Army Key Holde.I tried to keep it as simple as possible so that it would be very easy for anyone to create the Key Holder. Becuase I was facing the common problem of not knowing where my Keys were, I created this.Enjoy! Designing an Swiss Army Key Holder ...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 02:20:56 PDT
Super Simple! Rustic Log Name Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Rustic-Log-Name-Plate/
Super Simple! Rustic Log Name Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/E7EA/IMRYTQZ2/FQJE7EAIMRYTQZ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/E7EA/IMRYTQZ2/FQJE7EAIMRYTQZ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/E7EA/IMRYTQZ2/FQJE7EAIMRYTQZ2.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery This project couldnt be simpler but I hope you agree the finished result is quite nice. It would make a great gift for people who like the rustic styleIf you would like to watch me make it, i have a video of the process here: Materials Used: Wooden LogEpoxy PuttySpray LacquerTools Used: Mitre SawBel...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 02:22:14 PDT
The easiest way to build a box! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Way-to-Make-a-Box/
The easiest way to build a box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SMALL.jpg retired Ron If you want to make a box that looks like a professional craftsman hand made it, but don't want to spend hours measuring and hand fitting, just follow these instructions and you'll not only impress your friends, you'll even impress yourself!All of us have made boxes of one type or another. We've ha...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 14:28:34 PDT
Hand Crafted, Cheese Board & Cheese Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crafted-Cheese-Board-Cheese-Knife/
Hand Crafted, Cheese Board & Cheese Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3BXQ/IMF4036D/FD53BXQIMF4036D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3BXQ/IMF4036D/FD53BXQIMF4036D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3BXQ/IMF4036D/FD53BXQIMF4036D.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Who doesn't love cheese! With such a wide variety of flavour, colour and texture cheese is one of the worlds most decadent foods that is always a staple at family events or social get togethers. You can pair it with veggie's, wine, beer, meat or just about any cracker of choice. Now if you love c...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:07:14 PDT
Simple End Table - Cherry, Maple and Walnut http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-End-Table-Cherry-Maple-and-Walnut/
Simple End Table - Cherry, Maple and Walnut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate We needed a couple of end tables for our living room. Rather than heading out to buy them, we decided to make them. We were going to make two matching tables, but thought that it might be kind of cool to have two different styles; similar, but different. It also gave us an excuse to try two differen...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:20:54 PDT
Homemade card scrapers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Card-Scrapers/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 03:17:03 PDT
Zeo Bottle Flute Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeo-Bottle-Flute-Glass/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 04:03:07 PDT
Nomadic bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomadic-Bookshelf/
Nomadic bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SMALL.jpg dbikedave The idea for this project bore out of the reality that many of us, "the millennials", suffer with all to often. Since leaving for college, I've moved (on average) every 9-10 months. As a result, this meant outfitting my apartment/studio/place to lay my head with cheap furniture. Cheap furniture is g...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:54:44 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
Simple Laser Cut Wood Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Laser-Cut-Wood-Boxes/
Simple Laser Cut Wood Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/TYWU/IL2606K2/FD3TYWUIL2606K2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/TYWU/IL2606K2/FD3TYWUIL2606K2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/TYWU/IL2606K2/FD3TYWUIL2606K2.SMALL.jpg Alvatroz This Instructable will help you make some really simple wood boxes.This small box contains a drawer, so no kind of hinge is needed.They are really easy to make, and are a good way to make a gift a little more special. List of Materials The piece of wood is the most important part of this project....
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 22:12:00 PST
Surprise Engagement Ring Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Surprise-Engagement-Ring-Box/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:25:29 PST
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Guitar-Stand/
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/P2W7/IKBFODR8/F6UP2W7IKBFODR8.SMALL.jpg lennartdemeij I designed this guitar stand to be universal and really simple: no glue no screws no nails just one piece of wood.In this case I used a board of oak wood, 25mm thick, about 22 cm wide and about 38 cm long.You can use the template I made and modify it to change the size. I found that a corner of 9º ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:22:14 PST
Simple Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Laptop-Stand-3/
Simple Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SMALL.jpg darthwolf Needed a cheap and effective laptop stand that would work for both of my laptops. Used as little material and tools as possible. Materials and tools Materials:100x45x45 mm piece of wood2x rubber feet2x steel wood screwTools:sawclampswood gluescrewdriversandpaper Cut wood Measure and cut to des...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:39:42 PST
Wooden Pebble Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pebble-Necklace/
Wooden Pebble Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery This project is incredibly quick and easy to do.If you would like to watch my quick build video you can see it here: Materials Used: Scrap Wood3.5mm Male to Female Headphone JackSpray PolyurethaneSugruTools Used: Belt SanderDrillScissors Turn The Scrap Into Pebbles I raided my scrap bin for some ...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:12:11 PST
DIY Laptop Table - Using Limited Tools & Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Table-Using-Limited-Tools-Plywood/
DIY Laptop Table - Using Limited Tools & Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I have been needing a laptop table for a long time now so it was about time I got to making one.I was very kindly sent some of skils tools to try out so I thought this would be the perfect project to put them through their paces. You dont need a workshop full of tools you can make this with a limite...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:26:10 PST
Alligator from 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-From-2x4/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:18:50 PST
Almost Free Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Router-Table/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:47:48 PST
Simple Dorm Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dorm-Table/
Simple Dorm Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SMALL.jpg ttj54020 The object of this project was to create a simple table to be used from a futon or couch for college course work. The budget was set at $10 for lumber. This makes a great inexpensive gift for college students! Materials To complete this instructable you will need:2 - 2x4's 8 feet (we will only ...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:29:09 PST
Custom Wood Wall Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wood-Wall-Piece/
Custom Wood Wall Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/B39N/II0M8C24/F3UB39NII0M8C24.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Custom Wood, Wall Piece What do you get the man who has everything? NOTHING you build him a Custom Wood Wall Piece. Okay so my boss is a great guy and is always helping me out when I need anything. Because he owns his own quite successful landscape company he pretty much has the most badass back y...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:02:29 PST
How to make a snowboard/Tramp/Carpet board! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowboardTrampCarpet-board/
How to make a snowboard/Tramp/Carpet board! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9233/IEX4UH4X/FGJ9233IEX4UH4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9233/IEX4UH4X/FGJ9233IEX4UH4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/9233/IEX4UH4X/FGJ9233IEX4UH4X.SMALL.jpg FreePvp Heres how you turn a old skateboard into the following: A snowboard A trampboard (A wheelless skateboard that goes on a trampoline) Or a carpet board! (A board you use without wheels on carpet)*PLEASE CLICK THE IMAGES MOST OF THEM DONT SHOW THE NOTES* Getting started! You will need: A 5/16 wrench...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:18:55 PDT
DIY Big Peg Board Shelving System http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modern-Peg-Board-Shelving-System/
DIY Big Peg Board Shelving System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z5VA/IEWNK4KY/F8AZ5VAIEWNK4KY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z5VA/IEWNK4KY/F8AZ5VAIEWNK4KY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/Z5VA/IEWNK4KY/F8AZ5VAIEWNK4KY.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver As part of my continuing effort to spruce up my current living quarters I decided to address one of the uglier, plainer walls in my kitchen with a fun and function Modern DIY Peg Board Wall Shelf. This is a great project that really adds interest to any space, and best of all, it can be rearranged ...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:46:26 PDT
How To Build a Simple Bathroom Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Simple-Bathroom-Shelf/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:36:42 PDT
Easy Build End Table - Limited Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-End-Table-Limited-Tools/
Easy Build End Table - Limited Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W81H/IDA2J1LE/FCFW81HIDA2J1LE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W81H/IDA2J1LE/FCFW81HIDA2J1LE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/W81H/IDA2J1LE/FCFW81HIDA2J1LE.SMALL.jpg nick ferry I get asked every so often about projects that don't require many tools to make but yet the projects are not crap (bluntly put). I came up with this simple end table. If you can get your home center to cut boards to length for you, the only other things you will need is a pocket hole jig and drill...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:31:44 PDT
Average Joes Quick Tips - How To Hide A Screw http://www.instructables.com/id/Average-Joes-Quick-Tips-How-To-Hide-A-Screw/
Average Joes Quick Tips - How To Hide A Screw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery Here is a very simple technique for hiding screws. I have a video on my YouTube channel showing the tip here:https://youtu.be/BhS9vMaM-dgAll you need is:Sharp ChiselHammer/MalletWood GlueClampsDrill & ScrewdriverSander/Sand PaperScrewsSo lets get started. Chisel Away The Wood Choose where you wan...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:58:00 PDT
Pallet Toolbox (and simple metal etching) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Toolbox-and-simple-metal-etching/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 22:56:11 PDT