Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - table - featured Sun, 20 Apr 2014 01:30:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Round Dining Table made from Bowling Alley wood
Round Dining Table made from Bowling Alley wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> zachholt This table can seat 5 to 6 people comfortably. Get some Bowling Alley wood This might be the deal breaker. I was lucky enough to have someone give a bunch of it to me for free! Make it round Of course you don't have to make it round if you don't want to. I had to add a bunch of strips to ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:31:45 PDT
** VINTAGE AD COFFEE TABLE ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraigRJess Continuing on with the Herman Miller surfboard table concept, we decided to make a new modern version with a twist. Using ads from a calendar, they were decoupaged onto the plywood and then later covered in epoxy resin. Cut the shape Using a template from previous projects, we used the router ...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:30:16 PDT
Multifunction Coffe Table With Storage, Slide Out And Lift. Build From Euro Pallets dirkdeus This coffee table was Born while we were searching all  over for a new table for our living room. Nothing fits in form and function. So we build our own. Made of 2 europallets. Movable on 4 heavy duty castors. The highlight is the huge storage space inside the table and the lift and the slide  mec...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 01:54:23 PST
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver Before going to bed I often like to work on my computer, watch a movie, read a book, or just enjoy a cup of tea.  Juggling all of these things on a bouncy bed can be difficult and frustrating so I designed and built a table that can be raised and lowered over my bed to make my life easier.  When I w...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:38:09 PST
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
Console Table
Console Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mhallman79 The plans for this console table can be found at the below link. Full credit goes to the person who designed it. I made some slight modifications like lowering it a few inches because I wanted it to function as a sofa table. Also, I used old cedar fence boards for the bottom shelf. Drawings and ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:17:24 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
Building a yew coffee table
Building a yew coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I decided that I was going to build a coffee table as I have been doing a bit of woodwork for the past year, mainly jewelry boxes and some basic shelves, and thought this would be a good project to further my skills. I had originally envisaged the table being made from waney edge pippy oak, as I h...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:29:04 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
Wooden Dog Bowl Table for Spot
Wooden Dog Bowl Table for Spot - More DIY How To Projects]]> baconmac We decided to make a dog bowl holder for our dog, Spot.  You can see the before picture.  She would always slide her food bowl into my bicycle wheel, and she would have to really bend over to get the kibble.  Now she has a high class, custom table to raise up her bowls for easy access and stable eat...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 00:11:47 PST
Make a custom sewing table
Make a custom sewing table - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster For years I've wanted to make myself a large, dedicated sewing table. I finally got around to it and am very happy with how it turned out.  The table is 32 inches tall with a 4-foot square work surface. The large work surface is great for cutting and pinning fabric, and provides a huge outfeed are...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:39:11 PST
Large dining table
Large dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> molarin I've always wanted a big and robust dining table, but they cost a fortune. So why not build my own? It really isn't that difficult and took me about three days to complete. This does not give you a very thorough description of how to make the table, but it will give you a rough idea of what it can l...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Tippie Top: This might be the most fun thing I've ever made kludge77 This was turned on my lathe from a small piece of claro walnut I had in the shop. It was originally from a bag of firewood I bought.   I turned it in about 15 minutes, but it took anther 30 minutes to get the shape right for it to flip over on it's head.
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 11:06:50 PDT
Build a table from old barn board
Build a table from old barn board - More DIY How To Projects]]> damianzuch Hey alla y'all, I'm going to show you how I built a barn board table. I'm entering my table in the I COULD MAKE THAT contest, so if you like it please vote for it (hint hint - click in the upper right corner!!)! The design is based off a table I saw at a store for $800 - here - and I thought I could...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 01:03:01 PDT
Minecraft Coffee Table
Minecraft Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> falling_stone How to make a quick and easy coffee table that looks a lot like a minecraft workbench (crafting table).  Final Dimensions:  48.5" square by 16.75" in height.  Materials needed:  3 x 2x4s 1 x 2x10 2 pieces of  8' trim 1 sheet of plywood.  16 pieces of 12x12" birchwood laminate 1 screw gun with two b...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 19:50:00 PDT
UFO light
UFO light - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlickSqueegie This little novelty UFO light is sure to get a lot of attention! This is a UFO desk/table lamp. Made on the lathe from Walnut, Maple and Oak. It has 8 LED's around the perimeter of the disk. The LED's came from hacking up a dollar store flash-light. I used the switch as well, from the flashlight. I ...
By: SlickSqueegie

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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:03:33 PDT
Butt Table
Butt Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> cobinrox A Butt Table is a table made from the butt slices of a tree.  Here is one way to make yourself a butt table. What's a Butt Table ?? A picture is worth a thousand words . . . Architecture The butt table presented here consists of three basic parts: 1) The table top (or butt) 2) The stand 3) Th...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 17:18:42 PDT
Wood Picture Plaque (I made it at TechShop!)
Wood Picture Plaque (I made it at TechShop!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> grasmus2 I will share how I made a wood picture plaque at TechShop - Jointer / Planer to Smooth Rough Cut Wood Starting with a rough cut piece of wood, which is less expensive, use the Jointer to smooth out one side.  Use paddles to safely move the material over the blade.  Don't cut mo...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 18:30:53 PDT
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> klee27x This Dremel router table has all the basic essentials. It's easy to make. And it will save you time and space. There's only one catch... Underneath ... It's actually for a Proxxon/Micromot rotary tool. The lift design has enough space to put a mount for some hose clamps, if you want to use a Drem...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:05:03 PDT
Dimensional Leg Tapering How-To San Juan Carpentry Kris Williams of Rocky Blue Woodworks shows you how to cut a nice taper into your dimensionally cut legs for any table! See more from Kris by visiting
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 20:54:15 PST
ergonomic table
ergonomic table - More DIY How To Projects]]> skatrun I always use my laptop in bed. Using the laptop in bed is very difficult without the appropriate table. Given that I'm living in iran and global markets are not available. Table if there is such a price is too expensive, I decided to make it myself. Hopefully, the description is understandable given...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 15:26:14 PDT
Hall table
Hall table - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlickSqueegie I found some of this Hardwood flooring at a thrift store last year. I got a bunch of it cheap. I decided that a portion of it belonged on the top of a hall table. This is what I came up with. The main top is 3/4"  Ash boards stained and finished on the tops, with tongue and groove joinery trimmed w...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 18:19:40 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Flat-Pack Picnic Table With Planter/Ice Trough
Reclaimed Wood Flat-Pack Picnic Table With Planter/Ice Trough - More DIY How To Projects]]> quitethecontrary Here's our Reclaimed Wood Flat Pack Picnic Table With Planter (I know.  It's a mouthful).  There is a gutter running down the center below the tabletop surface that can be filled with ice to put your beers in on a hot day, or for planting herbs (reach across the table to get the freshest seasoning f...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:16:09 PDT
Blue Glass Mulberry Wood Table NelsonStudios This was a project based around a specific slab of rare wood.  Finding Mulberry the size of these slabs in Montana requires decades and decades of ridged pruning to force the tree to stay low and get big.  Who knows how many pies this old girl provided her family before succumbing to old age.  This ...
By: NelsonStudios

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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 07:44:54 PDT
Anvil Stand
Anvil Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> bennelson No, an "anvil stand" is NOT a yoga position, nor something done at a frat party. An anvil stand is simply a place to put your anvil for blacksmithing. It's lighter and more portable than a chunk of tree trunk and can be built to a custom size and shape, and can include additional workspace and too...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:23:31 PDT
Build a Farmhouse Table
Build a Farmhouse Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm A farmhouse table has a wonderful aura of warmth and history.  After completing my window seat, I decided to build one.  A table is a relatively simple project and here's how I built mine.   If you are interested in building a window seat, you can read about it here
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 11:58:54 PST
Build a dining room console table (side or serving table)
Build a dining room console table (side or serving table) - More DIY How To Projects]]> captianoats So, I guess I did too good of a job building my farmhouse table, because my wife decided that we needed a matching console table for the dining room. (You can see the instructable for the matching farmhouse table here: ) I gues...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 06:49:33 PST
Creating a tabletop out of reclaimed bowling pins
Creating a tabletop out of reclaimed bowling pins - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrentGarrison One of my friends and his wife are avid bowlers, and he came to me with a question: "I got a ton of bowling pins from an alley and I want to get a table made out of them, do you know how to do that?"  My answer: "Not a clue, but I'll figure it out." This is a step by step tutorial on how to build...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:38:29 PST
Glass-fill epoxy top round bar table NelsonStudios I made this for my brother's Seattle wine-bar, the Poco Wine Room as a 'congratulations on your dream' gift.  The process was involved but the results were absolutely worth it!  The top (and it's identical mate) was teamed with the bases of his existing laminate bar tables.  Pressboard was gone and ...
By: NelsonStudios

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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:18:52 PST
Build a Miter Saw Table - I Made it at TechShop
Build a Miter Saw Table - I Made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeffaudio This instructable will show you how to build a miter saw table so it's easier to cut long pieces of wood. It is customizable to your miter saw, but for this instructable I'll be using a Dewalt DW715. It has four compartments and can be placed on two sawhorses wherever you need it. I made this at Tec...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 18:37:22 PST
Make a Farmhouse or Parsons Style Table
Make a Farmhouse or Parsons Style Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> captianoats So the wife and I bought a new house, and we're having the family over for Thanksgiving. Our little piddley Ikea table wasn't up to the challenge. A good solid wood dining table was out of our price range so I decided to dust off the woodworking tools and build one. The nice thing about this projec...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:25:34 PST
Big Green Egg BBQ Table
Big Green Egg BBQ Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Anderson Pooper I got the idea for this BGE table from the Naked Whiz.  I modified his plans, but check out his site for the original. Prices for ceramic cookers have dropped a bit this summer.  If you're in the market for one, shop around and find the right one.  The one thin...
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Sat, 15 Sep 2012 08:10:05 PDT
Feng Shui table totaly recycled product
Feng Shui table totaly recycled product - More DIY How To Projects]]> usb-e-kits Hi everyone, When I found an old table in my parents home that was outside for a long time I decided to bring it back to life! So i started the procedure.... Because it is very nice thing to care about something this project wasn't boring at all.. It was very funny and pleasant!!! Go and repair ...
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:01:45 PDT
Router table for a Dremel Trio
Router table for a Dremel Trio - More DIY How To Projects]]> pat42586 I bought a Dremel Trio and it's awesome, but my cheap nerve began to itch when I saw router tables, so I figured it wouldn't be hard to make one for this little guy.  The lock next the trigger makes this possible, and in the future I will keep it on and mount a switch on the side. Fair warnings:  T...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2012 18:56:50 PDT
The Awesome Picnic Table meeko This is a picnic table that i thought of and made all in one day. There are 8 2x4's that make the table top, 8 legs with two support beams going across each set (one is hidden right underneath the table) then there are the angled 2x4s for the bottom of the seating One side of the table obviously ha...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:19:04 PDT
Cheap Workbench
Cheap Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> jakehathaway Sure I call it a workbench, but you may ask yourself: "Is that big enough to be a workbench?" This specific set of photos I took while constructing a cart for my air compressor and shop vac, but these plans are highly adaptable allowing one to make a table of almost any shape or size. This is the th...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 08:06:23 PDT
Reclaimed longleaf pine dining table
Reclaimed longleaf pine dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> ivan_stephens My wife and I just bought a new house and for the first time ever we have a formal dining room. So we went and starting looking for the perfect dining room table. We looked at furniture stores in the Dallas area. All we found was cheap tables with a thin hardwood veneer. After a few months of lookin...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 10:07:19 PDT
Oak & Glass Display Top End Table
Oak & Glass Display Top End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> KentM Sometimes an interesting idea for a woodworking project comes from an unexpected source. In this case, inspiration came from a very large dog who, after drinking from his bowl, would leaves puddles of water sitting on our family room table tops whenever his nose took him in that direction. Obviously...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 20:55:53 PDT
Kit Kat Picnic Table Kamiana8 I wanted to see what I could do with a simple picnic table design and the idea came to me while eating a Kit Kat bar. So I designed my picnic table to mimic the look of a simple chocolate bar and added an artistic element by cutting out some "bite" marks to simulate a partially eaten Kit Kat candy b...
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Thu, 10 May 2012 01:06:50 PDT
Spiral Coffee Table
Spiral Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rbeny Intro:     Welcome to the Spiral Coffee table Instructable. I hope you will enjoy reading this Instructable as much as I did in creating it.  I will also be providing all of the files and formulas used in the construction. Any customization of the table is welcome. Now, lets start off with the purpo...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 22:22:40 PDT
Refinishing a wooden end table
Refinishing a wooden end table - More DIY How To Projects]]> DragonDon A few years back I bought this cool little end table that I thought I would refinish and give to my in-laws as a gift.  Well it took way longer than expected and I ended up donating it to the Hackerspace I was part of at the time ( Let the sanding begin! I once read that...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 02:02:04 PDT
Justin's Poker Table Topper
Justin's Poker Table Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodsonjt I wanted a NICE poker table...trouble is...I don't have a poker room...or a man cave....or a game room...or a get the idea.  We live in a small place without a lot of storage....  So this project was going to have a few challenges.  The basic idea was to create what looked like a permanent...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 17:51:20 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
Building with Fractions: Kitchen Dilemma
Building with Fractions: Kitchen Dilemma - More DIY How To Projects]]> vespakat I’m a 6th and 7th grade math teacher and fractions are the most challenging concepts to teach students.  Math in general can be a very abstract subject and often students loose interest because they aren’t able to apply fractions within a real world context.  This project is intended for middle sch...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:06:08 PST
Poker Table
Poker Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> masterjeo This is a 48 inch Oak Poker Table. You will need : 8 - 20" X 6" X 1" solid oak pieces of wood. 1 - 96" X 48" X .75" Oak Plywood 1 - 96" X 48" X .5" Oak Plywood 1 - 96" X 48" X .75" MDF Trim pieces of your choice Rope of your choice Pedestal part 1 Lets make the pedestal of the table. First make s...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:41:59 PST
The Ultimate Coffee Table
The Ultimate Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> grennan1897 Have you ever been working on homework or playing a board games with friends and think, "Man I wish i had a big enough and strong enough table to hold everything"? I did and I decided to do something about it. I used to work construction so I had all of the required tools and knowledge to build one,...
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 13:23:47 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
picnic table
picnic table - More DIY How To Projects]]> drean This instructable is for a large diy wooden picnic table  which is easy to step in. The picnic table in the construction pictures is one without the corners under 45 degrees like in the first picture. It is made completely of two by fours (89x38) the two benches I used some m8 threaded rods to c...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 05:42:44 PDT
Nintendo End Table ( N-End Table)
Nintendo End Table ( N-End Table) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kgrewe UPDATE More Coats added and Pictures Uploaded General Safety Tips Step added Okay, so back to business. If you have ever used a Nintendo 64 you know the original Nintendo logo. I have wanted to build this table for quite some time but have always had some things come up. My intent for this table i...
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 13:09:44 PDT
Wood and Steel Sidetables NathanaelScheffler Hello Instructables!  These sidetables were made by my father 15 years ago.  Everything was scrap, except for the quarter inch steel used in the base, which only cost $30.  The steel pipes were scrap schedule 40 piping, and the wood would have been used for firewood.  As you can see, both table-to...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 17:47:21 PST