Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - simple - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:46:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Outdoor Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Bench/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:51 PST
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Mini Coffin http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Coffin/
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By: mtairymd

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:13:42 PDT
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Low-Cost-DeskTable/
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the desk from the Ana White website. Keeping with my upcycled theme, this project was built from the top of an old desk. If you prefer, the top can be made from 2x12s. I’ve also included a quick video of the build along with a PDF version of the plans.Video:Drawing:ht...
By: mtairymd

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:21:22 PDT
wooden pen http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-pen-1/
wooden pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/YHS9/HZS8SZ56/FS4YHS9HZS8SZ56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/YHS9/HZS8SZ56/FS4YHS9HZS8SZ56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/YHS9/HZS8SZ56/FS4YHS9HZS8SZ56.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 Do you want a unique pen? A wooden pen is very simple to make. All you need isa branch of about 4 inch length; it is important that the wood has a large enough pith in the centre (e.g. elder wood)a pen minea knifea rod of the diameter of the pen mine Cut the branch in 2 pieces Take an about 4 in...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:15:22 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
Puzzle Box (Unabox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/2Y2T/HZ6T6X18/F062Y2THZ6T6X18.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the Unabox which was built by TXTCLA55 as shown here:http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-ne...This simplified version can be built with limited tools and a basic skill level. The drawing is included in the video description. Note that the drawing units are...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Simple Round Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Round-Table/
Simple Round Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with a round top from a broken table and two 2x4’s. The top in this project is 30 inches in diameter. However, the designed can be scaled up or down based on your top diameter and/or desired table height. See drawing and video for build instructions.Drawing: https://drive.g...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
Collapsible Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Workbench/
Collapsible Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SMALL.jpg schoonovermr This is a simple little collapsible workbench/assembly table I made. The dimensions may seem strange but it was as large as I could get it while still fitting under my current one. It also is tall enough so that the surface of the mitre saw when it is up there is level with my big workbench, allowin...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:52:38 PDT
Pirate Key Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Key-Hook/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:17 PDT
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station http://www.instructables.com/id/An-ugly-but-easy-wall-mounted-charging-docking-sta/
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SMALL.jpg anuvanoob After little luck finding a charging station for my exact needs I decided to test my subpar wood working skills and build my own. I wanted it to be mounted on the wall parallel to my bed (instead of perpendicular like on a night stand) since the wall is at arm's length. This makes it easier to gra...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:20:07 PDT
Instructables Robot Toilet Paper Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Toilet-Paper-Holder/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 21:59:20 PST
Easy Toy Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Toy-Sword/
Easy Toy Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/RMMS/HPWMM23C/FCPRMMSHPWMM23C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/RMMS/HPWMM23C/FCPRMMSHPWMM23C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/RMMS/HPWMM23C/FCPRMMSHPWMM23C.SMALL.jpg solobo This is a fun, quick, and easy way to make a toy sword for your kid (or for yourself). It's roughly the size and shape of a gladius. I gave one to my toddler for Christmas, and he loves it*. All you need is: A piece of wood about one inch thick (a fence board, for example) A band saw A ...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 20:57:07 PST
Plywood Go Getas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Go-Getas/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
Under the pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-pot/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:23:57 PDT
Make your own little Bee Houses http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-little-Bee-Houses/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 15:50:38 PDT
Simple wood airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-wood-airplaine/
Simple wood airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/J8KB/HJAHCVCE/FZ8J8KBHJAHCVCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/J8KB/HJAHCVCE/FZ8J8KBHJAHCVCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/J8KB/HJAHCVCE/FZ8J8KBHJAHCVCE.SMALL.jpg Tiago Tomaz This is a step by step guide to construct a simple wood airplane this are the materials and tools you will need MATERIALS - 1 Wood stick (for the main body and wheels) - 2 smaller wood stick ( to connect  all parts )  - 3 tongue depressors ( for the wings and flaps ) TOOLS - wood saw - rasps -...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:21:48 PDT
Quick and easy bench frames and legs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-bench-frames-and-legs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios When I need to construct a sturdy, simple and rustic bench frame this is the model I go to first.  In this video I use two difrent benches to highlight the box frame and bread-board design I use.  It is based off a lot of farm-craft traditional benches I see built by people with a minimum of materia...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 21:31:29 PDT
Build a Sander/Vacuum Box Dust Collector (for your girlfriend) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-SanderVacuum-Box-Dust-Collector-for-your/
Build a Sander/Vacuum Box Dust Collector (for your girlfriend) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/4TKN/HELX6J24/F314TKNHELX6J24.SMALL.gif damianzuch Here is a very quick and easy table top dust collector that I put together for my poorest girlfriend as she was preparing to sand a bunch of resin cast picture frames. I was hoping to contain most of the nasty resin dust PLUS I had some old metal register metal that needed a project, so she got this...
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Sat, 23 Mar 2013 12:44:01 PDT
Carved Viking Chess piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-Viking-Chess-piece/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:22:13 PDT
Simple Easy Folding Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Simple-Folding-Sawhorses/
Simple Easy Folding Sawhorses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/6122/HAWBXCLM/F416122HAWBXCLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/6122/HAWBXCLM/F416122HAWBXCLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/6122/HAWBXCLM/F416122HAWBXCLM.SMALL.jpg Jzbowmannz Sawhorses are indispensable for a normal household or a shop. You can use them for painting, work piece support, work bench support with a piece of plywood or door, and with a little imagination, they can be used in many other different ways like magic. The folding sawhorses are particularly valua...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 09:39:30 PST
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Wooden-Toolbox-A-new-take-on-a-classic/
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/LST7/HA4M4JUH/FT9LST7HA4M4JUH.SMALL.jpg bpoundah I wanted to create toolbox that was strong, easy to build, cheap to produce and also had some style. But more than that, I wanted to use recycled materials and for the design to be different enough in a simple and functional way. I feel like I succeeded. There are quite a few tool boxes/totes whic...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:36:39 PST
Simple Semi-CNC Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Semi-CNC-Shelf/
Simple Semi-CNC Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/CZNG/H4AGJB2S/F7TCZNGH4AGJB2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/CZNG/H4AGJB2S/F7TCZNGH4AGJB2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/CZNG/H4AGJB2S/F7TCZNGH4AGJB2S.SMALL.jpg TSSJ-ryan As per my roommate's request I made a super simple shelf for our  bathroom dresser.  To keep the clutter off the top. As a DC at TechShop San Jose I used what I had at my disposal: AutoCAD Scrap wood Epilog Laser cutter/engraver table saw / bandsaw wood screws Create Files / Laser Engrave Cut ...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 13:16:23 PDT
Build a very simple desk with only a Dremel (and a screwdriver) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-very-simple-desk-with-only-a-Dremel-and-a/
Build a very simple desk with only a Dremel (and a screwdriver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SMALL.jpg akcook You can build a desk with limited experience and only a Dremel, and a screwdriver.  A hardware store should be able to cut your wood. I wanted to replace my desk with a much larger wooden one.  I have almost no building skills and am surprised this desk hasn't fallen over yet.  This is inspired by ...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:22:32 PDT
No Frills Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Frills-Workbench/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 10:31:05 PST