Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - wood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:28:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Rustic Beam Mantel and Corbels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Beam-Mantel-and-Corbels/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:16:28 PST
Candle Polish Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Polish-Wood/
Candle Polish Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng My bathroom was designed with the towel rack as far as possible from the shower. I placed a couple hooks near by to fix that. Over time the hooks worked loose. They still did the job but looked awful. With some poplar and a candle I made it nice again. A few great things about doing a candle finish:...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:34:39 PST
The Hexachord, a Rotary Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hexachord-a-Rotary-Musical-Instrument/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:19:30 PST
Olive Wood iPhone 6 Plus Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Wood-iPhone-6-Plus-Stand/
Olive Wood iPhone 6 Plus Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I wanted a quick and simple project to try out my brand new Evolution Mitre Saw. I decided to make a stand for my iPhone because it could be done almost solely on the mitre saw with only a couple of other tools to finnish it off. I made more than one because it didnt take much more time to do it.I d...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:33:58 PST
Skyrim Wood Carved Weapons http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Wood-Carved-Weapons/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:07:32 PST
Stylish Pen Knife of upcycled bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Pen-Knife-of-upcycled-bamboo/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:27:00 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster" http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Your-Average-Coaster/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Wooden Apple iPad Protective Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Apple-iPad-Protective-Box/
Wooden Apple iPad Protective Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DXZG/I4PHVJVO/FKQDXZGI4PHVJVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DXZG/I4PHVJVO/FKQDXZGI4PHVJVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/DXZG/I4PHVJVO/FKQDXZGI4PHVJVO.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I made this wooden box/case to enable me to take my iPad with me when I go into hospital. It will offer a lot of protection if I did drop it because the iPad is secured with padded foam inside the wooden box. Just because it was designed to offer protection doesnt mean it shouldnt look nice, so I in...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:41:04 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
Cutting Board Made From Domestic Woods http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Board-Made-From-Domestic-Woods/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:21:44 PST
How to Make an Angled Segmented Bowl with Your Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Angled-Segmented-Bowl-with-Your-Ban/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:27:05 PST
Inlaid Mission/Craftsman Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Inlayed-MissionCraftsman-Music-Stand/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:42:24 PST
Wooden Mason Jar (carved from a cherry log) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mason-Jar-carved-from-a-cherry-log/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 18:47:34 PST
Football Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Football-Bowl/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:31:11 PST
Newport Patio Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/PATIO-CHAIR-WITH-LUMBAR-SUPPORT/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:34:23 PST
Minecraft Wooden Drink Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Wooden-Drink-Coasters/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:57:37 PST
Recycled Wood USA Flag http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wood-USA-Flag/
Recycled Wood USA Flag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/1VPJ/I49RQSEX/FSH1VPJI49RQSEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/1VPJ/I49RQSEX/FSH1VPJI49RQSEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/1VPJ/I49RQSEX/FSH1VPJI49RQSEX.SMALL.jpg janesvillite This tutorial will take you through the steps to make a Recycled Wood Flag. The one pictured is the 1863 flag used in the middle of the Civil War, but you can arrange the stars however you wish to. I made this flag because it was a Christmas gift to a friend who participates in Civil War re-enactmen...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:16:38 PST
DIY Project: How to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Project-How-to-make-a-workbench/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:53:24 PST
A wood gear clock with a unique drive mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/A-wood-gear-clock-with-a-unique-drive-mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:48:19 PST
Wooden Hobbed Gear Do-Nothing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hobbed-Gear-Do-Nothing-Machine/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:32:24 PST
Mission Style Cocktail Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mission-Style-Cocktail-Table/
Mission Style Cocktail Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/3O7O/I48CTMGV/F833O7OI48CTMGV.SMALL.jpg JD GOLDBERG I made this beautiful piece to pay tribute to the artisans and furniture makers that came before me. As a child growing up in Northern California, class trips to the very mission's that inspired these pieces over a hundred years ago were common. The simple yet striking architecture had a dramatic im...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 02:56:03 PST
Heavy Metal Wood Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Metal-Wood-Cutting-Board/
Heavy Metal Wood Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2PGF/I3TI7I7F/FGM2PGFI3TI7I7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2PGF/I3TI7I7F/FGM2PGFI3TI7I7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/2PGF/I3TI7I7F/FGM2PGFI3TI7I7F.SMALL.jpg redbadger132 I started this project as part of a Christmas gift for my brother in law who is obsessed with the band Slayer! He is a chef for his profession but a rocker at heart. This year own both sides of my family we decided to build/make things for Christmas instead of buying things. I have been working with...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 19:12:38 PST
Back to the Basics - Rubber Band Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Basics-Rubber-Band-Gun/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:40:06 PST
Wooden saw present http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-saw-present/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:37:18 PST
Dinosaur Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Trophy/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:00:27 PST
Pallet Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bar/
Pallet Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SMALL.jpg mperkins433 For father's day I wanted to surprise my boyfriend with something unexpected and special (not to mention fun that we can all enjoy!) Since we had been talking about buying a bar for the outdoor area but they were all so expensive I looked up some Pinterest ideas and set to my plan in motion. I picke...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:21:23 PST
Minecraft Crossed Swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Crossed-Swords/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:50:24 PST
The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
The Wooden Whale of Woe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SMALL.jpg bretinc Greeting my fellow Instructables I've made this whale mostly out of branches and other things I had laying around the house, it was 100% free. The story all starts when my partner in crime and I were in Target a couple weeks back and had seen this very simple outline of a 1' x 2" wooden whale made o...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Personalized-Key-Organizer/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:46:55 PST
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Candle-Holder-with-Wood-Copper-Piping/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:47 PST
Wall Bacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Bacon/
Wall Bacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SMALL.jpg wessie51 See Da bacon on Da wall? Cedar bacon. There is no purpose to this build other than to make a giant piece of bacon to hang or display. However, bacon is one of the, if not the best substance in the world. Yes I'm talking to you sliced bread. It also happens to be my last name, so I'm kind of f...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:28:15 PST
Cedar Wood Growth Chart Ruler using Wood Burning Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Wood-Growth-Chart-Ruler-using-Wood-Burning-T/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:54:45 PST
Hole World Map Part:1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Hole-World-Map-Part1/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:42:15 PST
Numechron digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Numechron-digital-clock/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 17:25:42 PST
Secret Compartment Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:51:51 PST
Decorative Leaves from Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Leaves-from-Wood/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:52:26 PST
Lazy Susan http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Susan-1/
Lazy Susan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/L0QL/I3BHGRP3/F73L0QLI3BHGRP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/L0QL/I3BHGRP3/F73L0QLI3BHGRP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/L0QL/I3BHGRP3/F73L0QLI3BHGRP3.SMALL.jpg The Wood Workshop This is probably one of the easiest projects ever and also one of the most useful. Before I go on any further I must point out the aluminium Lazy Susan bearings I found, they are so much better than the plastic ones and because they have little suction caps on both sides they don't need to be perman...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:07:10 PST
Cherry Wood Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Wood-Ornament/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 14:29:35 PST
Elegant wood breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-wood-breadboard/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 12:10:23 PST
Making A Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 16:08:41 PST
Scandinavian Style Advent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Scandinavian-Style-Advent-Wreath/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 13:43:27 PST
60s Style TV Console http://www.instructables.com/id/60s-Style-TV-Console/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 15:00:33 PST
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Bike-Rack-for-5-Bikes-Fast-and-Low-Cost-Build/
Wood Bike Rack for 5 Bikes, Fast and Low Cost Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/Q851/I38SBBW6/FYLQ851I38SBBW6.SMALL.jpg ihart I was looking for a solution to store the bicycles that were building up in our garage. They were laying everywhere and due to my "garbage collecting" habit, we had a lot of them. I wanted something that could: Store 5 bikes. Be easily accessible for the kids without any lifting Be foldable ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:20:10 PST
Legend of Zelda inspired Wood Binder http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-inspired-Wood-Binder/
Legend of Zelda inspired Wood Binder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0DU6/I395R4EM/FW50DU6I395R4EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0DU6/I395R4EM/FW50DU6I395R4EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0DU6/I395R4EM/FW50DU6I395R4EM.SMALL.jpg Shadeseeker238 Hello and welcome to my second instructable. I hope you have fun reading and maybe find some inspiration for future projects of yourself.What you will need:Materials- Wood plates (6.5mm birch plywood in this case) = I took a simple standard binder for reference- Some piece of fabric, leather, paper,...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:06:29 PST
Wooden Marble Coaster - from a single 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Marble-Coaster-from-a-single-2x4/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:25:14 PST
making wooden chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/making-wooden-chairs/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:26:21 PST
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Easy-Steel-Rod-Shelf/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 20:46:26 PST
Wooden Toy Hauler ***Updated with template PDF*** http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Hauler/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 21:19:29 PST
DIY Rustic Star Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Star-Wreath/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:44:06 PST