Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:33:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Porch Swing (Free Templates!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Porch-Swing-Free-Templates/
DIY Porch Swing (Free Templates!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6EMU/ICPP588J/FK86EMUICPP588J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6EMU/ICPP588J/FK86EMUICPP588J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK8/6EMU/ICPP588J/FK86EMUICPP588J.SMALL.jpg April Wilkerson This might seem like a big project, but it is actually very simple and doable even for a beginner. I’ll be throwing in alternatives to tools so even if you don’t have a shop full of tools, you can make this swing with just a jigsaw and a drill. Visit my website for other DIY/woodworking projects!I m...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:29:21 PDT
Locking Heaven's Door (with Hell's Lock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Heavens-Door-with-Hells-Lock/
Locking Heaven's Door (with Hell's Lock) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/D097/ICPP1QTE/FUTD097ICPP1QTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/D097/ICPP1QTE/FUTD097ICPP1QTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/D097/ICPP1QTE/FUTD097ICPP1QTE.SMALL.jpg bricobart My wife has started a guesthouse. Not for humans - humans are noisy, dirty and difficult to please - but for dogs. She's a professionnal dog trainer - she calls it rather a 'dog owner trainer' - and keeping her clients dogs during their holidays is a great service to offer. It's better to bring t...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:07:19 PDT
OpenBridge - Goods for free http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenBridge-Goods-for-free/
OpenBridge - Goods for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SMALL.jpg BinnersProject OpenBridge is an industrial design project of Robin Weidner and Jonas Voigt, exchange students at Emily Carr. It uses very little material and many different variations of it could be made depending on the choice of material. The basic use of the OpenBridge is to hang it off your picket-fence or m...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:11:36 PDT
Amazing Wood Bending Technique! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Wood-Bending-Technique/
Amazing Wood Bending Technique! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Would you like to see how easy it is to bend wood like a slinky? The trick to this technique is all about the setup, and once you've got that down the possibilities are near endless! I saw a band saw cut vase on a woodworking forum that I frequent, that lead me back to the work of Seth Rolland. I ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:05:30 PDT
Turning a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Bowl/
Turning a Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U14H/ICNNHK84/FIAU14HICNNHK84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U14H/ICNNHK84/FIAU14HICNNHK84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/U14H/ICNNHK84/FIAU14HICNNHK84.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge I have Collaborated with WoodworkingFusion to Make a bowl, we each use different techniques to make a bowl and we hope that we inspire you to make a bowl, if you do be sure to let us know by email I would love to see it !I enjoyed making my first bowl with the lathe I used Mahogany which turned nice...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 PDT
Wood Pallet Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Disassembly/
Wood Pallet Disassembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/445N/ICMHOK8G/FJU445NICMHOK8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/445N/ICMHOK8G/FJU445NICMHOK8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/445N/ICMHOK8G/FJU445NICMHOK8G.SMALL.jpg kelvsh Wood pallets are a great source of free wood which can be used to make furniture, artwork, toys, planting boxes, and construction material. MATERIALS RAW MATERALS:- Wood PalletTOOLS NEEDED:- Cat's Paw- Claw Hammer- Ear Protection (Seriously, this is going to be loud)- Safety Goggles Remove Nail...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 05:55:17 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
Staining Wood With Wodka & Walnuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Staining-Wood-With-Wodka-Walnuts/
Staining Wood With Wodka & Walnuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/H9BO/ICHHOMCE/FMHH9BOICHHOMCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/H9BO/ICHHOMCE/FMHH9BOICHHOMCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/H9BO/ICHHOMCE/FMHH9BOICHHOMCE.SMALL.jpg bricobart This year is going to be The Year Of The Walnut.It's been, already, The Year Of The Cherries - never I've seen so many cherries on one tree, the trunks sunk almost one meter in the ground. No kidding.It's also been The Year Without Meat, The Year With The Big Beer Compensation & The Year Of The ...
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:50:43 PDT
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-a-Band-Saw/
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This band saw circle cutting jig is great for making perfect circles every time. It features a cool adjustable sliding t-track which enables you to easily change the size of your circle, it also has a nice clamp as well as a built in measuring tape to easily set the size you want. The jig is sturdy ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:24:58 PDT
Make a Nuckle Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Nuckle-Joint/
Make a Nuckle Joint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/XC1R/IC6IMV28/F3OXC1RIC6IMV28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/XC1R/IC6IMV28/F3OXC1RIC6IMV28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/XC1R/IC6IMV28/F3OXC1RIC6IMV28.SMALL.jpg WOmadeOD Articulated wooden joints have all but been replaced by metal hardware these days, but for a touch of class, nothing beats them.The Nuckle Joint is basically a wooden hinge. The version I demonstrate here allows a full 180 degree movement, with the 'flaps' starting and ending at 90 degrees to each o...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:16:50 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/
Making a Cutting Board That Won't Warp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/9BI7/IC6HTGVK/F529BI7IC6HTGVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/9BI7/IC6HTGVK/F529BI7IC6HTGVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/9BI7/IC6HTGVK/F529BI7IC6HTGVK.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Most cutting boards are made so that the end grain is facing up. This is because the end grain is a lot harder than the side grain and it holds up a lot better after years of use, but it is kind of a pain to make one like that. So I wanted to make just a side grain cutting board as a gift for mot...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:08:49 PDT
2X4 Wine Bottle & Glass Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/2X4-Wine-Bottle-Glass-Holder/
2X4 Wine Bottle & Glass Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/76HB/IC670S8W/F9H76HBIC670S8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/76HB/IC670S8W/F9H76HBIC670S8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/76HB/IC670S8W/F9H76HBIC670S8W.SMALL.jpg Badlands_Wood_N_Stuff My goal was to make something really nice from something really ugly. So I found this ugly, warped, nasty, treated 2X4X8 laying out by the barn. Then I started drawing up a plan...in my head. I started putting measurements down on paper to see if the 2X4 could provide the amount of wood I needed. I ...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:08:16 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
DIY Pocket Hole Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pocket-Hole-Jig/
DIY Pocket Hole Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/5XW3/IC5C37YM/FMM5XW3IC5C37YM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/5XW3/IC5C37YM/FMM5XW3IC5C37YM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/5XW3/IC5C37YM/FMM5XW3IC5C37YM.SMALL.jpg WoodShopMike This article was originally posted to my website, www.woodshopmike.com. Be sure to stop by my site for more DIYs, repairs, and projects & remember to subscribe! Now on with the Instructable!Kreg Pocket Hole Jigs have become synonymous with DIYers over years. In truth, these things have been around...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:00:33 PDT
Dovetailed Walnut Box with Curly Maple Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Dovetailed-Walnut-Box-with-Curly-Maple-Inlay/
Dovetailed Walnut Box with Curly Maple Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/3YBI/IC37CBVM/FJE3YBIIC37CBVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/3YBI/IC37CBVM/FJE3YBIIC37CBVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/3YBI/IC37CBVM/FJE3YBIIC37CBVM.SMALL.jpg Hollowground17 This is my journey in making a Walnut box for my parents as a gift. I tried to document as much as I could in case I wanted to create a journal of my process to accompany the box itself. I believe that seeing how something was accomplished is every bit as rewarding as the finished product. This w...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:33:24 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
Rough Turning a Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Rough-Turning-a-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
Rough Turning a Natural Edge Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/PJJ6/IC1RTPW9/FXTPJJ6IC1RTPW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/PJJ6/IC1RTPW9/FXTPJJ6IC1RTPW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/PJJ6/IC1RTPW9/FXTPJJ6IC1RTPW9.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnFOlKtBveYHi! Today I'll be taking you through the process of rough turning a bowl. Rough turning is done only when the wood is still green or even with just a little bit of moisture in it. When the moisture leaves the wood, it will twist and warp the bowl. Kind o...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 04:30:44 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
Building a Walnut Desk w/ a Mahogany Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Walnut-Desk-w-a-Mahogany-Top/
Building a Walnut Desk w/ a Mahogany Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/LPYR/IBM26N91/FI5LPYRIBM26N91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/LPYR/IBM26N91/FI5LPYRIBM26N91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/LPYR/IBM26N91/FI5LPYRIBM26N91.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar For the longest time I've been wanting to build a classic desk made out of nice hardwood for my shop. This is the desk. It's made with rough sawn walnut for the frame and rough sawn mahogany for the top. The drawers are made with half blind dovetails, and the desk is constructed with dowels. The des...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:46:08 PDT
Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Half-Blind-Dovetail-Drawers-for-a-Walnut-De/
Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Using half blind dovetails is really great for certain projects like making drawers for example. Half blind dovetails don't go all the way through, like through dovetails so you can't see the dovetails until you open the drawer. I made four drawers with half blind dovetails for a desk that I built, ...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:32:49 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I had kickback accident in the shop (linked in the video above), so I decided to build a cross cut sled to make safer more precise cross cuts on the table saw. I wanted to make it my own so I used UHMW plastic for the runners, and added mini t-track on the back fence for toggle clamps and a flip st...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H6PH/IBJ7326T/F3AH6PHIBJ7326T.SQUARE.jpg http://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
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
Sit-ups Kit in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sit-ups-Kit-in-a-Box/
Sit-ups Kit in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GI8U/IBEWSXCE/F50GI8UIBEWSXCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GI8U/IBEWSXCE/F50GI8UIBEWSXCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/GI8U/IBEWSXCE/F50GI8UIBEWSXCE.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign If you have ever felt bad about throwing away a pair of old shoes...fret no more! I wanted to start doing sit-ups again, but I always seem to start then stop cycle repeat. I had an old pair of sneakers and thought why can't I just screw these to a board and do sit-ups? The idea for Sit-ups Kit in a ...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:48:05 PDT
Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Passive-Amplifier-for-your-Phone-with-a-X-C/
Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood For more information and photos go to http://www.onewood.com.au/x-carve-cnc-project-make-a-passive-amplifier-for-your-iphone/Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNCCNC project making a passive amplifier for your phone that actually works with an X-Carve CNC machine from Inventable...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:53:46 PDT
The Drum Coaster Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drum-Coaster-Set/
The Drum Coaster Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I have four favorite seasons for beer, and Summer happens to be one of them. An ice cold beer after mowing your and the neighbor's lawn. A celebratory suds while waiting for glue or finish to dry on a project. A few poolside pops when your friends with the pool are out of town and they'll never fi...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:07:56 PDT
How To Build a Custom Sized Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Custom-Sized-Gate/
How To Build a Custom Sized Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/KJI7/IB8IVN9G/F6AKJI7IB8IVN9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/KJI7/IB8IVN9G/F6AKJI7IB8IVN9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/KJI7/IB8IVN9G/F6AKJI7IB8IVN9G.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar If you're in need of a gate, then why not build it yourself. Using this method, you can make a custom sized gate, that is lightweight yet rigid and quite affordable. The measurements will differ depending on what size gate you need, however the principle model remains the same.I needed a rather larg...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:13:32 PDT
Band Saw Wheel Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Wheel-Cutting-Jig/
Band Saw Wheel Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6HJO/IB8I02AH/FL16HJOIB8I02AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6HJO/IB8I02AH/FL16HJOIB8I02AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6HJO/IB8I02AH/FL16HJOIB8I02AH.SMALL.jpg Stratofortress Oftentimes, I've found myself needing a wheel for various woodworking projects. From time to time the needed wheel diameter exceeded the hole saw bits I had available; it is also frustrating when the wheel gets stuck in the hole saw. To accommodate this need, I decided to build a wheel-cutting jig f...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:26:16 PDT
Outfeed Table for Dewalt Table Saw for $10 (includes plans) http://www.instructables.com/id/Outfeed-Table-for-Dewalt-Table-Saw-for-10-includes/
Outfeed Table for Dewalt Table Saw for $10 (includes plans) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SMALL.jpg pcollins12 The most popular table saw on Amazon (as of June 15) is the Dewalt DW series. It's a compact, great contractors table saw. But it really needs an outfeed table to catch the cut lumber.I wanted an outfeed table which: attached to the table was really easy to put on and take off folded down flat for ...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:56:43 PDT
Shaker Style Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaker-Style-Bench/
Shaker Style Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/9RTF/IB4A8YUZ/FUB9RTFIB4A8YUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/9RTF/IB4A8YUZ/FUB9RTFIB4A8YUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/9RTF/IB4A8YUZ/FUB9RTFIB4A8YUZ.SMALL.jpg G S Haydon This is a fun project with hand tools and is a version of a classic Shaker style bench.
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 04:42:33 PDT
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurate-returning-boomerang-from-plywood/
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs Boomerangs are lots of fun to throw and to make. They are truly magical when they come back to you after a big, circular flight. Almost as if they remember where you are standing. But be warned: once you've made a returning boomerang, you can never get rid of it! If you throw it away, it always come...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:19:28 PDT
DIY sharpening jig for chisels and plane irons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sharpening-jig-for-chisels-and-plane-irons/
DIY sharpening jig for chisels and plane irons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SMALL.jpg bertlds When I started out using more and more handtools for woodworking i noticed that having a shape edge on my tools, all the time, really improved the overall quality of my work. For chisels and plane irons its very hard to maintain a consistent angle while grinding it. So i decided to build my own simp...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:30:33 PDT
Custom Apple Watch Charging Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Apple-Watch-Charging-Stand/
Custom Apple Watch Charging Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I built this Apple Watch and iPhone charging station for my friend. We used black walnut and UHMW plastic. It turned out better than expected! Cut Pieces to Size I ripped the walnut on the bandsaw and cut the UHMW plastic (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) to size on the table saw. We ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:48:30 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
Push Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Stick/
Push Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L3NI/IAS1VKRP/FS7L3NIIAS1VKRP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L3NI/IAS1VKRP/FS7L3NIIAS1VKRP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/L3NI/IAS1VKRP/FS7L3NIIAS1VKRP.SMALL.jpg wwbb Push Stick, keep your hands away from the blades!
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:45:29 PDT
Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Handle-1/
Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0FOX/IAS1R4B2/FI20FOXIAS1R4B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0FOX/IAS1R4B2/FI20FOXIAS1R4B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/0FOX/IAS1R4B2/FI20FOXIAS1R4B2.SMALL.jpg wwbb How i made a knife handle.
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:30:34 PDT
Splined Box-Corner Jig From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Splined-Box-Corner-Jig-From-Scrap/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 04:32:19 PDT
How to make a wood pestle and a Mojito http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-pestle-and-a-Mojito/
How to make a wood pestle and a Mojito - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/NRZQ/IARFF96G/FWJNRZQIARFF96G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/NRZQ/IARFF96G/FWJNRZQIARFF96G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/NRZQ/IARFF96G/FWJNRZQIARFF96G.SMALL.jpg scrap wood city I made this project on my homemade drill lathe. I begun with a scrap spruce piece I cut it to size with my miter box and a saw I used the lathe to round over the piece I used several wood turning gouges to shape the piece I cut the piece off the lathe with a hand saw I wood burned t...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:10:32 PDT
Pallet Wood Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Headboard/
Pallet Wood Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/BE0D/IAS1XN7P/FP1BE0DIAS1XN7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/BE0D/IAS1XN7P/FP1BE0DIAS1XN7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/BE0D/IAS1XN7P/FP1BE0DIAS1XN7P.SMALL.jpg Merzke Custom Woodworking My daughter needed a headboard for her full sized bed so I decided to make her one from pallets. The goal was to up-cycle a common shipping pallet without it looking like I just nailed a couple of pallets together. I have included the video of me making the headboard in the final step. Design th...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:10:36 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
Simple Wooden Pendent Necklace for a Wonderful Mom http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wooden-Pendent-Necklace-for-a-Wonderful-Mom/
Simple Wooden Pendent Necklace for a Wonderful Mom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SZT7/IAQ0JJSC/F2WSZT7IAQ0JJSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SZT7/IAQ0JJSC/F2WSZT7IAQ0JJSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/SZT7/IAQ0JJSC/F2WSZT7IAQ0JJSC.SMALL.jpg agabpardo So my mom loves llama's, not really sure why but she does. With her birthday coming up I wanted to make something really special that would show how important she really is to me. Immediately I thought about something llama related and my mom loves jewelry so than I decided to make a llama necklace....
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 20:32:00 PDT
3D Wooden Head PPE Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Wooden-Head-PPE-Storage/
3D Wooden Head PPE Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A0U9/IAP71W30/FPJA0U9IAP71W30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A0U9/IAP71W30/FPJA0U9IAP71W30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/A0U9/IAP71W30/FPJA0U9IAP71W30.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I'm always loosing my PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) so I decided to create a place to store them. I didnt want your standard cabinet/shelf so I decided to go with a kind of manikin head. This was made for the 2x4 contest so thats what I used. I thought pallet would could also be used but MDF w...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:37:31 PDT
Building an Indoor/Outdoor Tray & Table Centerpiece http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-IndoorOutdoor-Tray-Table-Centerpiece/
Building an Indoor/Outdoor Tray & Table Centerpiece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/4376/IANS4TOY/FH84376IANS4TOY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/4376/IANS4TOY/FH84376IANS4TOY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/4376/IANS4TOY/FH84376IANS4TOY.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This project is really practical for indoors and out and just in time for summer. It's a carrier, server, or tray - whatever you want to call it. It's a really simple build and not too many steps to it. Use it to carry food and drinks, serve condiments, or arrange things nicely. Materials These a...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:06:12 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/
Build a Wooden Car from Old Pallets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6SHJ/IANRXAK2/FXP6SHJIANRXAK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6SHJ/IANRXAK2/FXP6SHJIANRXAK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6SHJ/IANRXAK2/FXP6SHJIANRXAK2.SMALL.jpg Stratofortress This is a fun project that is not overly time consuming. I am presenting this instructable to hopefully serve as a creative spark for others to build comparable projects.What you'll need:- A pallet, preferably oak or another hardwood- A band saw or scroll saw- A table saw- A miter saw or radial arm ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:43:50 PDT
MDF Knob for a Homemade Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/MDF-Knob-for-a-Homemade-Bandsaw/
MDF Knob for a Homemade Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SMALL.jpg laffinm I am currently building a 14 inch band saw from plans purchased from Matthias Wandel, and they (plans) require lots of little random bits and pieces to be made out of wood. A hand or star knob, though, is actually a fairly common part that many people need in projects, so I decided to document mysel...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 14:20:38 PDT
Woodturning-Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Wand/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:53:14 PDT
Homemade Tablesaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Tablesaw-1/
Homemade Tablesaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/13MR/IAJH2V4K/FBG13MRIAJH2V4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/13MR/IAJH2V4K/FBG13MRIAJH2V4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/13MR/IAJH2V4K/FBG13MRIAJH2V4K.SMALL.jpg tlee2 This is my go at making a homemade table saw to add to my garage/workshop. I have an ancient black and decker circular saw that has a warped shoe so it doesn't work very well has a handheld saw. By attaching it to a table I am able to tweak it so that it cuts straight and doesn't matter about the wa...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 05:50:11 PDT