Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - simple http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:09:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Elegant Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Guitar-Stand/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:22:14 PST
Simple Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Laptop-Stand-3/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:39:42 PST
Wooden Pebble Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pebble-Necklace/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:12:11 PST
Rustic coffee table from old shelf (total cost $28) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Coffee-Table-From-Old-Shelf/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:13:19 PST
DIY Laptop Table - Using Limited Tools & Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Table-Using-Limited-Tools-Plywood/
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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
Build or Buy? Radiator Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-or-Buy-Radiator-Cover/
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 08:26:16 PST
Simple Dorm Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dorm-Table/
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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/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:02:29 PST
super simple amazing burn finished wood carvings http://www.instructables.com/id/super-simple-amazing-burn-finished-wood-elephant-c/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 15:33:39 PST
Simple Fret Saw Support http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Fret-Saw-Support/
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 01:24:09 PDT
How to make a snowboard/Tramp/Carpet board! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowboardTrampCarpet-board/
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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/
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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
Simple Headphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Headphone-Stand/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:19:56 PDT
Easy Build End Table - Limited Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-End-Table-Limited-Tools/
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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/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:58:00 PDT
Simple wide belt sander for wooden strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-calibrate-sizer-strips-by-model/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:58:51 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
Making Simple Cabinet Doors From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Simple-Cabinet-Doors-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:11:18 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Ring/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:15:30 PDT
Monitor stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Monitor-stand-1/
Monitor stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/B98T/I8R6BGE1/FZVB98TI8R6BGE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/B98T/I8R6BGE1/FZVB98TI8R6BGE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/B98T/I8R6BGE1/FZVB98TI8R6BGE1.SMALL.jpg MaterialBall Why do (cheap) monitors always come with such tiny stands? Why are VESA mounts so expensive?I don't know, but I do know how to solve this.In this instructable I will show you how I built a simple but functional monitor stand that will better your monitor's viewing position, create more desk space an...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:04:39 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
simple toilet paper holder that works http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-toilet-paper-holder-that-works/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:06:55 PDT
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Book-Shelf-or-TV-stand/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Shelf/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:39:13 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cup-Kuksa/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Low-Cost-Furniture/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Wood Candlestick Holder - Cheap, Quick http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Candlestick-Holder-Cheap-Quick/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:15:58 PST
KISS train (Keep It Super Simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/KISS-train/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:06:08 PST
upcycled coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycled-coat-rack/
upcycled coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/ORWC/I4WYWP84/F64ORWCI4WYWP84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/ORWC/I4WYWP84/F64ORWCI4WYWP84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/ORWC/I4WYWP84/F64ORWCI4WYWP84.SMALL.jpg knoone.hear To make this coat rack I used a slat from an old Euro pallet which I had left over from a previous project. Here you can see it put together, I found some old cutlery in a charity shop, with which I bent into a desired shape. Here I am positioning prior to fastening as I still had to stain & varnish...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:53:01 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster" http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Your-Average-Coaster/
Not Your Average "Coaster" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/CKUQ/I4PHRAES/FF6CKUQI4PHRAES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/CKUQ/I4PHRAES/FF6CKUQI4PHRAES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/CKUQ/I4PHRAES/FF6CKUQI4PHRAES.SMALL.jpg ABCass1 ***UPDATE*** Final Versions are on the bottom HELLO AND WELCOME,First of all I want to give a shout out to mikeasaurus for his helping in this idea from his Coaster bottle opener. Here is a link to his page, http://www.instructables.com/id/coaster-bottle-ope... , check him out. Well this is not you...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Easy To Do Wooden Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Candle-Holder/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 15:06:16 PST
Simple Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wooden-Crate/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:46:59 PST
Woodwork wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodwork-wine-rack/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:06:42 PST
Simple Chef Knife Wood Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Chef-Knife-Wood-Block/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:31 PST
Stacking Stationary Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Stacking-Stationary-Box/
Stacking Stationary Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WA2C/I2X6RSH2/FU0WA2CI2X6RSH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WA2C/I2X6RSH2/FU0WA2CI2X6RSH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/WA2C/I2X6RSH2/FU0WA2CI2X6RSH2.SMALL.jpg vennavannys This Stationary Box is my very first instruction in this site. I hope you can understand and try your own stationary box.You can make your own size and shape as well.Enjoy !!! Prepare Materials and Tools First you will need to prepare all the materials and tools.You can choose your own need but ...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:11:04 PST
DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Puzzle-Coaster-Trivet/
DIY Puzzle Coaster Trivet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EE54/I2WEOLKZ/FHREE54I2WEOLKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EE54/I2WEOLKZ/FHREE54I2WEOLKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/EE54/I2WEOLKZ/FHREE54I2WEOLKZ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar In this short tutorial I show how you can make a really nice puzzle coaster trivet out of plywood. Individually, the puzzle pieces work as coasters which you can place your drinks on, and once you put them together like a puzzle, they becomes a trivet, perfect for putting a hot pot on. Making the ...
By: darbinorvar

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:02:20 PST
Outdoor Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Bench/
Outdoor Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/4W32/I2D6Q944/FI24W32I2D6Q944.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/4W32/I2D6Q944/FI24W32I2D6Q944.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/4W32/I2D6Q944/FI24W32I2D6Q944.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour I wanted to make a nice outdoor bench using as much reclaimed wood as possible. Ideally it would have been 100% reclaimed or recycled lumber but I settled for using new lumber for the frame of the bench and pallet wood/staircase parts for the seat, back, and arm rests. This is a relatively quick a...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:51 PST
Simple Recliner http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Recliner/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:10:12 PST
Make an MDF speed square http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-MDF-speed-square/
Make an MDF speed square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/RP5W/I28OLWXI/FTARP5WI28OLWXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/RP5W/I28OLWXI/FTARP5WI28OLWXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/RP5W/I28OLWXI/FTARP5WI28OLWXI.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge This is a simple project that can be very useful, build one now and save some time ! Cutting the mdf Start by using a circular saw or a mitre saw to square the edge.Then cut a narrow strip.Adjust the mitre saw to 45* then cut a right angle triangle be sure that at least one edge of the mdf board ...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 01:23:33 PST
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Metal-Wire-Shelf/
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/7YY1/I26N4QGT/F367YY1I26N4QGT.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar It doesn't take too much to create your own cool shelves with metal. Copper is inexpensive when used carefully and this easy copper wire shelf uses less than 3 feet of wire and a small oak board.Using copper pipes is really easy, just get yourself a cheap hacksaw or heavy wire cutters to cut the wir...
By: darbinorvar

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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:57:28 PST
Kindling log http://www.instructables.com/id/Kindling-log/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:02:01 PDT
Miniature gun Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-gun-Model-1/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:15:55 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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By: darbinorvar

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT