Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - wood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:20:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Mobile Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sign/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:57:37 PDT
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenting-with-wood-silicone/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Deck-Supply-List/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:24:38 PDT
Wood Mold for Glassblowing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mold-for-Glassblowing/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:23:44 PDT
Adirondack chair from ONE board http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-chair-from-ONE-board/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 PDT
Stovetop / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Stovetop-Countertop/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:05:42 PDT
Forest Spirit Wood Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Spirit-Wood-Carving/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:44:28 PDT
The Awesomest Jelly Bean Dispenser Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesomest-Jelly-Bean-Dispenser-Ever/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 12:24:46 PDT
Instructables Robot Wood-Burned Picture http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Wood-Burned-Picture/
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:17:22 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
wooden table lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-table-lamp/
wooden table lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/IE2E/HW6T9RL8/F2YIE2EHW6T9RL8.SMALL.jpg zekezane This is a small desk lamp that I made. It shows the grain in the wood which I think is really neat. It doesn't use much glue, it only uses some to hold the columns up but that's enough for this contest. Materials and tools Some nice wood, I used Wendge Veneer or very thin wood, mine was white o...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:50:08 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
3D Wooden Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Wooden-Portrait/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 08:44:54 PDT
Sunglass Case - 3D surfacing with CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunglass-Case-3D-surfacing-with-CNC-Router/
Sunglass Case - 3D surfacing with CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/4KWD/HURHRB7V/FQF4KWDHURHRB7V.SMALL.jpg alepalan This instructable will show you how to make a sunglass case out of maple using a CNC Router. When I was a kid my dad used to have a really nice eyeglass case carved out of wood. I still remember how beautifully crafted and how nice it was to touch and grab it. I always thought about making a case fo...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 23:22:26 PDT
Selesnya Deck Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Selesnya-Deck-Box/
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Tue, 20 May 2014 08:37:23 PDT
Build a Beekeeper’s Hive (Artificial Hive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Beekeepers-Hive-Artificial-Hive/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 13:06:14 PDT
Triangular Pallet Wine Rack for 6 bottles and 4 cups http://www.instructables.com/id/Triangular-Pallet-Wine-Rack/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 10:42:22 PDT
Wooden Crate with Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Crate-with-Lid/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:14:47 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Wine rack for 3 bottles out of Pallet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-rack-for-3-bottles-out-of-Pallet-wood/
Wine rack for 3 bottles out of Pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/SY1P/HUYM04G8/FMJSY1PHUYM04G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/SY1P/HUYM04G8/FMJSY1PHUYM04G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/SY1P/HUYM04G8/FMJSY1PHUYM04G8.SMALL.jpg foradoescritorio If you saw and liked my last project but thought that for you only one bottle of wine wasn't enough, check out this next one.The main objectives of being unexpensive (so you can buy those 3 bottles of wine) and simple, remain.Portuguese version available at www.foradoescritorio.com.brTools:Circular ...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 17:38:45 PDT
Tobacco pipe making http://www.instructables.com/id/Tobacco-pipe-making/
Tobacco pipe making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XQAD/HUIHIO4G/FG4XQADHUIHIO4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XQAD/HUIHIO4G/FG4XQADHUIHIO4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/XQAD/HUIHIO4G/FG4XQADHUIHIO4G.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey! First of all I wanted to say, that I'm from Latvia, so I'm sorry for my english. This is a quite detailed, step-by-step instructable about pipe making. I am not a professional, I just wanted to try my skills. First step is to choose the wood for your pipe. In my case the most suitable w...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
Wooden cat puzzle feeder tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-cat-puzzle-feeder-tower/
Wooden cat puzzle feeder tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/N1SD/HUU1GQMT/FH2N1SDHUU1GQMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/N1SD/HUU1GQMT/FH2N1SDHUU1GQMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/N1SD/HUU1GQMT/FH2N1SDHUU1GQMT.SMALL.jpg Goug In the wild, cats have to hunt if they want to eat — which means running, jumping, climbing. Indoor cat food, on the other hand, is often lazily lying in a full bowl, and the only physical exercise required from the cat is to duck his head. This lead to many issues, including excess weight and bor...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 16:22:58 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Toddler-Bed/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
Custom Laser-Etched Wedding Invitations (With Victorian Scrollwork Tutorial!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Laser-Etched-Wedding-Invitations-With-Victo/
Custom Laser-Etched Wedding Invitations (With Victorian Scrollwork Tutorial!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YORF/HUOD4XAN/FKCYORFHUOD4XAN.SMALL.jpg MercuryCrest If you’re just here for the custom files, go ahead and skip to the last step. Don’t forget to vote for me for the contests! I do a lot of laser cutting and engraving. The finished products are often elegant and, with the proper treatment, quite sophisticated. In this Instructable, I’m going to sh...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 19:39:10 PDT
Wooden Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Headphones/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:56:14 PDT
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Tips-for-cutting-complex-curves-on-a-bandsaw/
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Cutting complex parts with tight curves safely and accurately on a bandsaw can be challenging, but is fairly easy with some practice, a properly tuned-up bandsaw, and a couple special tips and tricks... enjoy! What you need: - A bandsaw - A thin blade (1/4" recommended) - Drawing of your c...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:39:11 PDT
Pirate Key Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Key-Hook/
Pirate Key Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SMALL.jpg mosspossum Here's Yar Keys!!! Materials used 1-3/4" brass cup hook1-#6 brass finish washer1-small brass screw eye1- 8" X 6" wood plaque (approx)1-picture hook2-screws for picture hook1-graphite paper (size of picture) 1-picture of a pirate1-woodburner tool Getting the pirate picture onto your wood. Once...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:17 PDT
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-french-curves/
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a set of wooden french curves using the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. French curves are very handy drafting tools, and for woodworkers they are great to have around the shop to lay out simple and attractive free-form curves on projects. I've bough...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:27:09 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SMALL.jpg sabladask DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard This isnstructable will contain information on how to build a kiteboard, the same building method can also be used to make several other boards(wakeboard, skateboard, wakeskate etc.). Materials needed: Epoxy resin Wood (with few knots) Hardwood, (cumaj...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
Laser cut wooden maps with public data http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-maps-with-public-data/
Laser cut wooden maps with public data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SMALL.jpg funvill In this tutorial we will be making a laser cut wooden map using open data from Vancouver's Open data catalog. The Vancouver open data catalog has many different shape files that can be used, in this tutorial we will be using the coastal and public street data. You can use this tutorial to make m...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:24:30 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
Periodic table of the elements blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-table-of-the-elements-blocks/
Periodic table of the elements blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SMALL.jpg wavehawk42 I made small building blocks representing the elements.  I milled down a poplar board into 2.75" cubes and laser engraved each side with a different property.  Made a great birthday present for my 4 year old nephews.  I made this at Techshop using the planer / joiner, table saw, chop saw, router, a...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:13 PDT
Tiny Wooden Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Wooden-Shelf/
Tiny Wooden Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SMALL.jpg razic We'll cover how to make a tiny wooden shelf. I put this together at the TechShop in San Francisco. Grab Some Wood Since the shelf I'll be building is so tiny, I'll grab some wood out of the scrap pile. The dimensions don't really matter; any old plank will do. Cut To Length Cut the wood to ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:07:21 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
The Ramen Stand- A Portable, Modular Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ramen-Stand-A-Portable-Modular-Reconfigurable-/
The Ramen Stand- A Portable, Modular Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SMALL.jpg OahuMakerspace Portable Workstations are useful for many groups of people. For campers, they're called Chuck Boxes. For the military and Ham radio folks, they're called Field Desks. We've taken to calling this one the Ramen Stand. It looks sort of like a ramen stand or hot dog cart when it's folded up.  At the ma...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:01:00 PDT
Making a Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Rings are great, but what if you don't either have the money to buy or the knowledge to make your own silver or gold rings. You could go with plastic, but if you really want to create something which stands out I would suggest looking at more natural materials, materials such as wood. Let's get st...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:06:00 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
DIY pool stick and pool ball case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-stick-and-pool-ball-case/
DIY pool stick and pool ball case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box While my pool table is undergoing repairs I still like to get out and go play at the local pool hall. I can easily take my nice cue to the pool hall but what about taking the pool balls with you? I know it is a little out of the ordinary to want to take pool balls with you but you can ask any passio...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:30:31 PDT
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Custom-Guitar-With-Custom-Templates/
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SMALL.jpg bassman76jazz If you are just getting into building musical instruments or a professional luthier you should know that a good template is always the starting point to building a great instrument. Just like most lutiers in the past I hand cut an shaped my templates. The process is demanding and labor intensive a...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:26:09 PDT
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-hair-combs/
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a hardwood hair pick on the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. I had a few reasons for wanting to make this. First, they look cool, and I've always just wanted to have one in my pocket. Second, I've heard that wood combs are supposed to be better for o...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:54:44 PDT
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Napkin-Holder-out-of-Wood/
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Hey!  Me again. A few months back, it was "that time of year" again.  A few months before "that time of year", it was the time of year that I brainstorm Christmas gift ideas.  I hadn't seen my sister in a while, and I wanted something special for her - something special and unique.  I also wanted...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:28:15 PDT
How to Recycle Old Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-Old-Skateboards/
How to Recycle Old Skateboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SMALL.jpg bmkenned My friends and I have a bunch of old skateboards lying around from years of skating. I decided to finally do something with that. Made at TechShop Chandler www.techshop.ws Sectioning and Cutting Take all of your old boards and ungrip them. The best way to do this is with a hair dryer or he...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:16:48 PDT
Wooden Dodecahedra http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dodecahedra/
Wooden Dodecahedra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/NOTA/HS9YBKRU/FKUNOTAHS9YBKRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/NOTA/HS9YBKRU/FKUNOTAHS9YBKRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/NOTA/HS9YBKRU/FKUNOTAHS9YBKRU.SMALL.jpg newamericanpublicart The simple dodecahedron: heralded as the Shape of the Universe, this "fifth element" was the very last of the Platonic solids to be discovered. The Pythagoreans of old realized that you could derive Irrationality from the mathematics hidden in its geometry, and drowned one of their members for div...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:24:27 PDT
Wooden Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Illusion/
Wooden Illusion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd I found a picture of this online but couldn't find the instructions on how it was built. With some trial and error, I recreated the illusion. Watching the video is the easiest way to see how it works. I've included a drawing which is linked in the video description. Tools/Materials Tools: Saw...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:48:26 PDT
** VINTAGE AD COFFEE TABLE ** http://www.instructables.com/id/-VINTAGE-AD-COFFEE-TABLE-/
** VINTAGE AD COFFEE TABLE ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SMALL.jpg 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