Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking - easy - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:07:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple DIY Blanket or Quilt Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Blanket-or-Quilt-Rack/
Simple DIY Blanket or Quilt Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/7BEO/IQU0XVV3/FGA7BEOIQU0XVV3.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate This was a simple project that satisfied a need more than anything and, as always, instead of buying one, it was much cheaper and also more fun to just build one. It's made from super cheap materials, yet it's strong and sturdy. All you'll need is a couple of pine boards and some dowels.Items we use...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:19:14 PDT
An Unconventional Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Unconventional-Beer-Caddy/
An Unconventional Beer Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/QH09/IPE9XVGI/FVYQH09IPE9XVGI.SMALL.jpg M3G One thing I've noticed about beer caddies is that they look more or less the same; like a much nicer version of the classic cardboard six-pack carrier crossed with a vintage toolbox. That got me wondering; is there really no other way to make a beer caddy? In this project I had three goals: I wa...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:32:33 PDT
Rustic Coat Rack using Shou-sugi-ban http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Coat-Rack/
Rustic Coat Rack using Shou-sugi-ban - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SMALL.jpg akullerkann Every corridor need a coat rack.For us, a random IKEA one did not fill the bill, so I decided to build my own custom designed reclaimed lumber coat rack.This project had been circling my head for a long time. The trigger was the Reclaimed lumber contest on the Instructables.I decided to use reclaime...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:56:04 PDT
Armrest Drink Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Armrest-Drink-Holder/
Armrest Drink Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/2GWE/IO4JQOJR/FVB2GWEIO4JQOJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/2GWE/IO4JQOJR/FVB2GWEIO4JQOJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/2GWE/IO4JQOJR/FVB2GWEIO4JQOJR.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker In our house we don't have room for end tables and depending on where you sit, the coffee table can be out of reach. This project can be made in about 2 hours which includes the time it takes to glue and finish. If you like this project visit my woodworking website for more tutorials! Rip Board to...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 11:08:45 PDT
The easiest way to build a box! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Way-to-Make-a-Box/
The easiest way to build a box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/0IRG/IMM93CAE/FHL0IRGIMM93CAE.SMALL.jpg retired Ron If you want to make a box that looks like a professional craftsman hand made it, but don't want to spend hours measuring and hand fitting, just follow these instructions and you'll not only impress your friends, you'll even impress yourself!All of us have made boxes of one type or another. We've ha...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 14:28:34 PDT
Simple End Table - Cherry, Maple and Walnut http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-End-Table-Cherry-Maple-and-Walnut/
Simple End Table - Cherry, Maple and Walnut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/MCSC/IM0TI3QS/FQZMCSCIM0TI3QS.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate We needed a couple of end tables for our living room. Rather than heading out to buy them, we decided to make them. We were going to make two matching tables, but thought that it might be kind of cool to have two different styles; similar, but different. It also gave us an excuse to try two differen...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 07:20:54 PDT
Zeo Bottle Flute Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeo-Bottle-Flute-Glass/
Zeo Bottle Flute Glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NTFH/ILY0O5ML/FM3NTFHILY0O5ML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NTFH/ILY0O5ML/FM3NTFHILY0O5ML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NTFH/ILY0O5ML/FM3NTFHILY0O5ML.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I have an addiction to Zeo Zest (lime flavoured fizzy drink) and I keep all the empty bottles. They have a really dive design to them and I have been wanted to use them in a project. I decided to make one into a champagne style flute glass.If you would sooner watch the process you can see my YouTube...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 04:03:07 PDT
Hand Tools Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tools-Lego-Table/
Hand Tools Lego Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/I1L0/ILBGUDI9/FFWI1L0ILBGUDI9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/I1L0/ILBGUDI9/FFWI1L0ILBGUDI9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/I1L0/ILBGUDI9/FFWI1L0ILBGUDI9.SMALL.jpg offseid This lego table was inspired by a kids' train table (there are a couple here on Instructables you can see). I saw that and thought, why not have something similar for legos? At the same time, my kids really like playing with their matchbox cars, so let's kill two birds with one stone and make a mult...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 17:58:27 PST
2x4 Contest - How to make a pair of Nesting Side Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Contest-How-to-Make-a-Pair-of-Nesting-Side-Tab/
2x4 Contest - How to make a pair of Nesting Side Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SMALL.jpg socialwoodworks I am always looking for an excuse use my power tools so when I was asked to participate in this 2x4 contest I was more than happy to oblige. For my submission I wanted to make a piece that required me to transform the 2x4 into something that would be hard to recognize that it was even made out of a ...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 07:42:55 PST
Make a Mid-Century Modern Style Coffee Table Easy & Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mid-Century-Modern-Style-Coffee-Table-Easy-/
Make a Mid-Century Modern Style Coffee Table Easy & Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5MZ/IIXFD1PQ/F4EY5MZIIXFD1PQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5MZ/IIXFD1PQ/F4EY5MZIIXFD1PQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/Y5MZ/IIXFD1PQ/F4EY5MZIIXFD1PQ.SMALL.jpg chadmikell This instructable will show you how to easily and inexpensively make a mid-century modern inspired coffee table.It can be modified easily to fit your decor requirements in both size and color.This is a Christmas gift for my wife, so we went with a dark stain and red interior to match our living room...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 07:18:05 PST
How to build a block cart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-block-cart/
How to build a block cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/GTQ0/IHTH68QI/F6TGTQ0IHTH68QI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/GTQ0/IHTH68QI/F6TGTQ0IHTH68QI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/GTQ0/IHTH68QI/F6TGTQ0IHTH68QI.SMALL.jpg dutchhorse This is a somewhat out-of-the-ordinary block cart I built for my little nephew, as a present for his first birthday. I built it with mostly handtools, which makes this project achieveable for the beginning woodworker. Now don't be intimidated by the dovetails. They are actually way easier than you t...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 07:27:44 PST
upcycled trophy hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycled-trophy-hanger/
upcycled trophy hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus With the baseball season culminating in the Royals winning the World Series, you'll need somewhere to hang your uniform until next year. This upcycled trophy hanger is made from solid metal trophies and a real baseball bat, perfect for you baseball nuts out there.Whether you're a little league slugg...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:26:37 PST
Stand For Nail polish http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-For-Nail-polish/
Stand For Nail polish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/O83H/IFYBBXYR/F7JO83HIFYBBXYR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/O83H/IFYBBXYR/F7JO83HIFYBBXYR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/O83H/IFYBBXYR/F7JO83HIFYBBXYR.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make nail polish stand. Dimensions I am sory but I don't have template for this so you need to draw it yourself. :-P Cut Wood Glue Parts Dry It And Sand It Done Hope you like it. :-D
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:02:01 PDT
Epic Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-Wooden-Sword/
Epic Wooden Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DJJD/IFYBC0NR/F4ODJJDIFYBC0NR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DJJD/IFYBC0NR/F4ODJJDIFYBC0NR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DJJD/IFYBC0NR/F4ODJJDIFYBC0NR.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make epic wooden sword. Template Print and cut template. Draw Template On Wood Cut Wood Glue Parts Done Hope you like it. :-D
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 15:22:12 PDT
Wooden Mr And Mrs Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mr-And-Mrs-Candle-Holder/
Wooden Mr And Mrs Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SMALL.jpg ukwoodworking In this project we will be making a mr and mrs candle holder this will make a great gift for someone who is going to get married. Its a fun easy project that can be done in a weekend. Getting The Tools And Wood Together You will need some 3/4 Inch MDF and 1/4 Inch Ply Wood and 1/2 Inch Plywood. Y...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:01:32 PDT
Natural Edge Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Edge-Photo-Frame/
Natural Edge Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SMALL.jpg ukwoodworking In this project we are going to be making a natural edge photo frame from a piece of yew. You can make it out of any natural edge wood that you can get but I love the colours that you get from yew.Please make sure that you use all the correct protection e.g. eye protection and follow all safety inst...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:16:45 PDT
Average Joes Quick Tips - How To Hide A Screw http://www.instructables.com/id/Average-Joes-Quick-Tips-How-To-Hide-A-Screw/
Average Joes Quick Tips - How To Hide A Screw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery Here is a very simple technique for hiding screws. I have a video on my YouTube channel showing the tip here:https://youtu.be/BhS9vMaM-dgAll you need is:Sharp ChiselHammer/MalletWood GlueClampsDrill & ScrewdriverSander/Sand PaperScrewsSo lets get started. Chisel Away The Wood Choose where you wan...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:58:00 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Book-Shelf-or-TV-stand/
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd My son designed and built this shelf to match a desk design which he built earlier (shown in last step). This is a simple design, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $50). As with the desk, the design is very beefy and should hold up to any abuse you would like to throw at it. Also, the...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Minecraft Exploding TNT Prank Bank (Wood Printer Image Transfer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Exploding-TNT-Prank-Bank-Wood-Printer-Im/
Minecraft Exploding TNT Prank Bank (Wood Printer Image Transfer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SMALL.jpg melarky This Minecraft TNT bank "explodes" when you put money in it. This is a fun project that can easily be completed in a few hours with very basic tools and supplies. Cutting Out The Wooden Box I used 1/4" MDF for my project, but that is because I had it laying around from another project. I would s...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 09:04:05 PST
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
vertical reclaimed wood contemporary art wall coat hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/vertical-reclaimed-wood-contemporary-art-wall-coat/
vertical reclaimed wood contemporary art wall coat hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/H560/HK6XALWO/FB8H560HK6XALWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/H560/HK6XALWO/FB8H560HK6XALWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/H560/HK6XALWO/FB8H560HK6XALWO.SMALL.jpg webdeblee I saw a beautiful reclaimed wood contemporary art piece that is also a practical coat hanger. It would be a perfect entry way addition. At $265, the original (http://www.etsy.com/listing/119182720/modern-wood-wall-art-sculpture-vertical?utm_source=google&utm_medium=product_listing_promoted&utm_camp...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 09:49:10 PDT
Simple & Stylish Toddler Bed for Under $40 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stylish-Toddler-Bed-for-Under-40/
Simple & Stylish Toddler Bed for Under $40 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CPDH/HD2RTUZY/F6YCPDHHD2RTUZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CPDH/HD2RTUZY/F6YCPDHHD2RTUZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/CPDH/HD2RTUZY/F6YCPDHHD2RTUZY.SMALL.jpg tjesse As a parent, I am constantly learning new things about my daughter’s likes and dislikes. I recently learned that her all-in-one bed is pointless if she will not sleep in it. It was supposed to transform with the growing needs of our child, but try telling her that. Our original toddler bed is just a...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:55:23 PST