Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - wood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:46:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Deadbolt Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Deadbolt-Lock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:53:54 PDT
Wooden Train Coin Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Train-Coin-Bank/
Wooden Train Coin Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SMALL.jpg isaylor In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a wooden train coin bank. I am making it as a gift for my cousin. Coin banks are much easier to make than you would expect. They make great gifts for young children.Materials Needed:Wood1 short screwTools Needed:BandsawDrill or Drill pressSander Prep y...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:15:02 PDT
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
Sliced Wood Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This grand clock is made from two walnut boards measuring 4" x 16" and opened up like a fan!I wanted a project to challenge me and this fit the bill. The final size is 34" in diameter and quite a striking addition to the wall. let me show you how I made it. Cutting up your stock I learned abo...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
"Broken" Bandsaw Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-1/
"Broken" Bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SMALL.jpg isaylor In this instructable I will show you how to make a bandsaw box. A bandsaw box is an ornate jewelry or trinket box made mostly on a bandsaw. They are fun to make and don't take many materials.Tools Needed:Bandsaw (with a rip fence)Belt Sander Drill press with a drum sander Materials Needed:woodFelt ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:28:59 PDT
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-candle-holder-from-scrap-wood/
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SMALL.jpg hboom Like every woodworker or creative person you have always pieces of left overs in your shop.You won't throw them away because.....You always can make something out of it.And that's what I did.You wanna know how I made it?Just stick around .......... What you need.... 1. Left over pieces of differe...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:31:50 PDT
Foldable Stool-step realisation http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Stool-step-realisation/
Foldable Stool-step realisation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After publishing the project for different types of foldable stool-steps, I was able to make a set of 4. This time I had to adapt dimensions for the wood bars I already had. material I sanded and cut wood bars and boards, optimizing the process making a group of four\eight pieces for each type.Th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:15:03 PDT
wooden cube in a cube http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-cube-in-a-cube/
wooden cube in a cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SMALL.jpg isaylor I will show you how to make a wooden cube with a smaller wooden cube inside. It has no point really but it's cool to make.Materials Needed:Piece of scrap wood (at least 1.5 inches thick)Tools Needed:Table sawMiter sawDrill pressDrill press vice (optional, but makes it a lot easier)Forstner bit Pre...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:44:08 PDT
Wood Sunglass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Sunglass/
Wood Sunglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YREU/IDECTYJ9/F35YREUIDECTYJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YREU/IDECTYJ9/F35YREUIDECTYJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YREU/IDECTYJ9/F35YREUIDECTYJ9.SMALL.jpg steverbeaver95 I have always wanted a pare of wood sunglasses but being a poor college student didn't allow that. So I went on instructables to find a way to make a pair. I came across snabladask diy sunglass and was inspired to make my own version (http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/) Prepare ma...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:26:13 PDT
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Organizer-Box-for-Storing-Screws/
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Organizing screws and nails (or anything else for that matter!) can be rather frustrating, and I really wanted to get rid of my old plastic cases that were rather impractical and cumbersome. So I decided to build a nice big box, full of cubbie holes, and then to build lots of small boxes to fit insi...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:11:29 PDT
Choosing Greener Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Wood/
Choosing Greener Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/0B7Z/IDBHXGSB/FJF0B7ZIDBHXGSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/0B7Z/IDBHXGSB/FJF0B7ZIDBHXGSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/0B7Z/IDBHXGSB/FJF0B7ZIDBHXGSB.SMALL.jpg Jer_Faludi Wood is a beautiful material to make things with. By choosing greener wood for your project, you can keep the Earth beautiful too. How do you choose sustainable wood?Wood can be a fantastically "green" material, but it can be horribly bad, too. It's mostly a question of growing trees back as fast a...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:55:58 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Make a Tower of Hanoi Puzzle Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tower-of-Hanoi-Puzzle-Game/
Make a Tower of Hanoi Puzzle Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SMALL.jpg Stratofortress In this short project, I will demonstrate how to build a Tower of Hanoi puzzle game using wood I acquired from pallets. The game is simple to play, and it makes a good coffee table piece. For all unfamiliar with the game, here are brief instructions:- The objective is to move all discs from the firs...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:46:56 PDT
Totoro Whirligig http://www.instructables.com/id/Totoro-Whirligig/
Totoro Whirligig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek I made a Totoro Whirligig using basic tools!Check the video by clicking HERE if the window doesn't work (video opens in a new tab). Draw and Cut & Paint your Totoro Characters You can Google search the characters or scene you wish to apply to your whirligig.We choose the scene with the bus statio...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 19:40:33 PDT
Phone Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Charging-Station/
Phone Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SMALL.jpg Albert Borland The aim for this project was to reuse some scrap wood and an unused charging cable. I despise tangled wires, regardless if they are from my headphones, chargers or other technical devices. Therefore I wanted to create a little, neat looking charging station, which i can put on my desk. The whole pro...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:33:53 PDT
Chess Game from Scrap DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Game-from-Scrap-DIY/
Chess Game from Scrap DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SMALL.jpg handroid7 I have build a Chess Board and full set of pieces almost entirely from scrap.Here is Youtube Link:https://youtu.be/hbImOJ87zCI Materials and Tools Materials Dark WoodLight WoodDowels different diameterTools: Table SawWood GlueClampsStain and Shellac Saw and Glue Saw the Wood into 8 pieces each...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 22:54:40 PDT
Add more privacy to chain-link fence with wood art http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-more-privacy-to-chain-link-fence-with-wood-art/
Add more privacy to chain-link fence with wood art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SMALL.jpg ahead I have a neighbor who likes to spy on my backyard projects through the chain-link fence door. I wouldnt mind so much but sometimes I get right out of bed into an early morning outdoor project wearing very little clothing. We are in the dog days of summer in Houston so clothing should be optional rig...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:04:15 PDT
Shoe / Boot Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Boot-Rack/
Shoe / Boot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SMALL.jpg d00dy This is a 100% wooden rack that can hold 24 pairs of shoes, and 2 pairs of boots. There are various cubby sizes to hold anything from tennis shoes to high heels, and can be modified to hold more shoes or boots. The design was created around a women size 6 shoe, and may need to be modified for a larg...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:06:35 PDT
Woodturning Spin Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Spin-Tops/
Woodturning Spin Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hello again! Every year my woodturning club will turn tops for a children's hospital. Last year we turned over 3500 tops from July to December. This year the goal is 4000 tops. Every weekend they are holding top-a-thons where maybe 5-10 guys (including myself) will get together and just turn as m...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:11:01 PDT
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Mars-Attacks-Martian-Saucer-Candy-Dish/
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Let me start by saying that, as a fan of sci-fi movies, none is more iconic than the classic, 'Mars Attacks'. There are so many props for die hard enthusiasts to recreate, but none is more beautifully designed than the Martian saucer. Based on the 50's 'B' movie model, it is both simple, and elegan...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:23:32 PDT
MTG Mana Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/MTG-Mana-Coasters/
MTG Mana Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift Who doesn't enjoy a few rounds of Magic The Gathering? Filled with strategy, anticipation, careful planning, and quick thinking when your carefully laid plan is thwarted by your opponent. An easy game to learn but impossible to master, Magic The Gathering is a favourite past time for many many gamer...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:08:16 PDT
Making a clock from a piece of a log http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-clock-from-a-piece-of-a-log/
Making a clock from a piece of a log - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/5G50/ICMHHNZQ/FYE5G50ICMHHNZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/5G50/ICMHHNZQ/FYE5G50ICMHHNZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/5G50/ICMHHNZQ/FYE5G50ICMHHNZQ.SMALL.jpg ChadSchimmel I had this log a friend gave me and when I cut it I could not believe how beautiful it was. I decided a clock was a perfect project for a slice of it. Here is how I did it. You do not need a cnc you could easily and carve the numbers. View on YouTube
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:07:03 PDT
adjustable wood sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/adjustable-wood-sawhorse/
adjustable wood sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A good sawhorse is something essential in a workshop, especially if you work with wood and you often need to take outside some board or piece to cut and sand.And if you need a temporary table in the garden for barbecue and parties, these two stacking and adjustable sawhorses are the perfect support....
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:17:55 PDT
Wooden "Hobbit" Tankard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hobbit-Tankard/
Wooden "Hobbit" Tankard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8K4J/ICHHPQH6/F4L8K4JICHHPQH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8K4J/ICHHPQH6/F4L8K4JICHHPQH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8K4J/ICHHPQH6/F4L8K4JICHHPQH6.SMALL.jpg Shadow Of Intent As a fan of many medieval-era shows and Norse themes, I've taken an interest in the design of old fashioned tankards.This tutorial is heavily inspired by bricobart's tutorial, but I felt I'd contribute my own findings and experience with an additional instructable, and making use of additional tools...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:39:11 PDT
Wood fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-fish/
Wood fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ASYR/ICE1UTP1/FNWASYRICE1UTP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ASYR/ICE1UTP1/FNWASYRICE1UTP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/ASYR/ICE1UTP1/FNWASYRICE1UTP1.SMALL.jpg yehong Make some wood fishs for kids Preparation Select different color wood and draw the fish on it Cut the wood Cut the wood with a line saw.my girl helped me to cut:)(just for pose) Details Details, Clean and make smoothness with sand paper Finish Put on a pole:) My workbench Just for sho...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:02:09 PDT
Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Crate/
Wooden Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/SA92/ICBS4YY2/F09SA92ICBS4YY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/SA92/ICBS4YY2/F09SA92ICBS4YY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/SA92/ICBS4YY2/F09SA92ICBS4YY2.SMALL.jpg ConradBe This is a simple wooden crate, made from a single leftover pine fence board and a piece of discarded wood. It is joined by a combination of wood glue, nails, and a rudimentary tongue and groove. It is surprisingly light (being pine), durable (given all the nails and glue), and smooth (due to sanding...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:17:25 PDT
Wood box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-box-1/
Wood box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SMALL.jpg yehong Make a wood box Preparation Select a suitable wood for box, I used walnut wood. Remove the wood for box Use proper tool to remove wood. Make the box cover Use proper tools to make the box cover Clean and make detail Use sand paper to process the box surface.
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:59:33 PDT
Making a Rug Hooking Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Rug-Hooking-Frame/
Making a Rug Hooking Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/WYOE/IC6ICK06/F26WYOEIC6ICK06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/WYOE/IC6ICK06/F26WYOEIC6ICK06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/WYOE/IC6ICK06/F26WYOEIC6ICK06.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR My mom asked me to make her a frame for rug hooking. I did a lot of research and came up with a design that should open lots of new windows for my moms newfound hobby and won't be too difficult to make. I should say though that this isn't one of those projects where you could use just a circular s...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 07:12:57 PDT
Making a Cutting Board That Won't Warp http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cutting-Board-That-Wont-Warp/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:08:49 PDT
Turning a Camphor Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Camphor-Pen/
Turning a Camphor Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2MPJ/IC5C3FMX/F732MPJIC5C3FMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2MPJ/IC5C3FMX/F732MPJIC5C3FMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/2MPJ/IC5C3FMX/F732MPJIC5C3FMX.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR So I am a pen turner and I'd say I'm a fairly decent one. There are many secrets to turning a pen that aren't shown in the instructions that come with your pen kit. Today I'll show you how i turned a Slimline Pen out of Camphor wood. Preparing your blanks for turning I held the brass tube up to...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:32:55 PDT
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:58:47 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've now done two other salt projects from a single block of rock salt I bought from my local cooking store. I think it is one of the coolest materials I've ever worked with. It has amazing colors, a great texture and a real depth of field. But... it is NOT GOOD FOR THE SHOPYou see, salt + iron/...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Cat Food Trough from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Food-Trough-from-Pallet-Wood/
Cat Food Trough from Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/SC3H/IBRRZITT/F11SC3HIBRRZITT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/SC3H/IBRRZITT/F11SC3HIBRRZITT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/SC3H/IBRRZITT/F11SC3HIBRRZITT.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Our cats like their dry food - the chunky stuff that they need to give a good chew. I have been told that it is great for their teeth, too. While they also enjoy "wet" food, there is always a bowl or trough with dry food available to them - if we know what is good for us. A while back I made one for...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 02:04:55 PDT
Fruit Basket from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Basket-from-Pallet-Wood/
Fruit Basket from Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Need a place to store your fruits and vegetables? All you need is some pallet wood! And watch my video. It has rolling produce in it... Well, actually, here is what you need:Materials: Pallet wood. Kinda obvious. A word on that, though - I know there are ways out there to take a pallet apart comple...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:55:33 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
Drunken Cutting Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my first cutting board. An interesting pattern emerges from the flowing "S" shape and works really well with the high contrast of maple and walnut. Taking Stock Of Your Stock The process begins with two board that are the same thickness. In this case my lumber was 7/8 of an inch thick....
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
Round notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Round-notebook/
Round notebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/NEFM/IBGCLYS2/FWRNEFMIBGCLYS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/NEFM/IBGCLYS2/FWRNEFMIBGCLYS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/NEFM/IBGCLYS2/FWRNEFMIBGCLYS2.SMALL.jpg kraeheTishka Entre mis curiosidades encontré un tronco seco. Y dije hagamos algo con esto, en esta ocasión les muestro como hacer una libreta circular.Espero les guste... Materiales Hojas de papel2 laminas de troncoun lápizTijerasVaso o tazaHilo gruesoAguja Pegamento Cortar, pintar y perforar El primer pas...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:29:35 PDT
DIY Woodworking Cam Clamps & Plans! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Woodworking-Cam-Clamps-Plans/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:40:15 PDT
Log card box http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-card-box/
Log card box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Collect all the cards for your birthday, wedding, or other event in a rustic card box that's made from an old section of log. This card box is made from real wood, and is sure to capture the imagination of your guests. The log section was trimmed up and hollowed on a bandsaw. A swivel lid allows acc...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:41:18 PDT
Wood Engraving | Laser Engraved Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-Laser-Engraved-Guitar/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:19:48 PDT
Making a Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Sword/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:25:00 PDT
Two tables to one http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-tables-to-one/
Two tables to one - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson Last year, I made a couple simple sawhorse tables out of some scrap 2x4s and 2x8s. After completing my Backyard Kitchen earlier this summer, I no longer had any need for the quick (read: poor quality) tables, BUT I did still need some extra space for outdoor projects, etc. This instructable covers h...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:30:48 PDT
Pallet Toolbox (and simple metal etching) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Toolbox-and-simple-metal-etching/
Pallet Toolbox (and simple metal etching) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/Y6NJ/IATHNGGP/F5CY6NJIATHNGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/Y6NJ/IATHNGGP/F5CY6NJIATHNGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/Y6NJ/IATHNGGP/F5CY6NJIATHNGGP.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek My brother and I made a pallet toolbox with some very simple metal etching. Taking Apart the Pallet We used axe, hammer, garden tools and everything we could find to dissemble the pallet.It made a lot of mess. Prepping the Parts Take out all the nails and metal parts in your pallet.Plane the ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 22:56:11 PDT
Jurassic Wooden Pull Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-Wooden-Pull-Toy/
Jurassic Wooden Pull Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/UN2E/IAUWU2FD/F9WUN2EIAUWU2FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/UN2E/IAUWU2FD/F9WUN2EIAUWU2FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/UN2E/IAUWU2FD/F9WUN2EIAUWU2FD.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign Thump...thump...THUMP! No it's not the Indominus Rex chasing after you from Jurassic World! I will teach you how to make a classic wooden pull toy that has a modern Jurassic twist! The video shows you how to make each vehicle one by one. In this instructables I will be showing you everything by step...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:35:32 PDT
DIY Wooden Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Earbuds/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:56:04 PDT
Wood Turtle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turtle/
Wood Turtle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/GVS2/IARFEHAY/FI4GVS2IARFEHAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/GVS2/IARFEHAY/FI4GVS2IARFEHAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/GVS2/IARFEHAY/FI4GVS2IARFEHAY.SMALL.jpg kraeheTishka El día de hoy les muestro uno de mis juguetes favoritos, una pequeña tortuga que realice en madera reciclada. Inspirada en las tortugas marinas que llegan todos los años a las costas de México.Un enorme reconocimiento, a todas aquellas personas, que dedican su vida a proteger esta hermosa especie.Re...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:29:10 PDT
Make Wood Rings (No tools required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Wood-Rings-No-tools-required/
Make Wood Rings (No tools required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker In this tutorial video I show how to make wooden rings out of veneer. This is a great project that doesn't require many tools. In fact all you really need is some super glue, a knife, sandpaper and some tape. Having a lathe or a drill will most definitely help speed up the process. Even if you're no...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:08:56 PDT
Dovetail Desk (Steel into Wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dovetail-Desk-Steel-into-Wood/
Dovetail Desk (Steel into Wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/45CC/IAPAFKTF/FUC45CCIAPAFKTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/45CC/IAPAFKTF/FUC45CCIAPAFKTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/45CC/IAPAFKTF/FUC45CCIAPAFKTF.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I made this desk out of scrap wood from my lumber yard and 1 inch square steel tube from home depot. I used a homemade circular saw jig to cut faux metal dovetails into the wood to join the steel. Solid Top You could start with any top you'd like. I happen to find all of these cypress scraps f...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:38:58 PDT
Build a Wooden Car from Old Pallets! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Wooden-Car-from-Old-Pallets/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:43:50 PDT
How to make a coin bank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-coin-bank/
How to make a coin bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SMALL.jpg achávez17 This instructable will provide a fun and creative way of saving your coins. I made this as a replacement for the boring jar I had been using to store my coins. I hadn't seen it on this site so I thought I'd share. What you will need - (1) .25"x5.5"x36" wood plank- (1) 11"x14" clear acrylic sheet-...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 06:36:00 PDT
DIY Wooden Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Hammock-Stand-1/
DIY Wooden Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4VS4/IAEJLKUN/FKZ4VS4IAEJLKUN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4VS4/IAEJLKUN/FKZ4VS4IAEJLKUN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4VS4/IAEJLKUN/FKZ4VS4IAEJLKUN.SMALL.jpg kyao Hi guys! With summer closing in, I thought it would be the perfect time to share how I made this hammock stand. Made out of common materials that can be purchased at any hardware store, this project is perfect if you do not have adequately sized trees in your yard (or any trees at all) but want to e...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 21:13:42 PDT