Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:26:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Wood Yo-Yo http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Yo-Yo/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:24:03 PST
Improving an otherwise low precision woodworking drill jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Jig-improvement-Drill-Guide-Kit-61503-01-200/
Improving an otherwise low precision woodworking drill jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SMALL.jpg clazman Even though this improvement was made a year ago, I thought I'd still present it here. This was purchased to drill accurate holes. Was I ever surprised. This drill jig is inadequate for drilling such holes.There is so much clearance between the housing and the bushings that location was poor and per...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:43:32 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Make an Industrial Wooden Wine Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Industrial-Wooden-Wine-Rack/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:04:07 PST
Wood Candlestick Holder - Cheap, Quick http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Candlestick-Holder-Cheap-Quick/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:15:58 PST
Make a Bow Saw! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bow-Saw/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:18:28 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
Desk with Removable Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-with-Removable-Top/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:13:25 PST
Custom Heavy Duty Bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Heavy-Duty-Bookshelf/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 12:11:46 PST
DIY Wipe-On Poly Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wipe-On-Poly-Hack/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:28:01 PST
scale house mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/scale-house-mailbox/
scale house mailbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Remember when you were a kid the feeling when you got mail? Though digital messaging has largely replaced paper mail, those pesky bills somehow always find me. Make the experience of getting mail more exciting. And what's better than a mailbox that's a scale model of the building you live in?I live ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:24:07 PST
mdf vault door http://www.instructables.com/id/mdf-vault-door/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:57:16 PST
Secret Compartment Box with Silver Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-with-Silver-Inlay/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:12:01 PST
How to build a paddle cutting board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-paddle-cutting-board/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:29:43 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
End-grain Cutting Boards (Batch Made) http://www.instructables.com/id/End-grain-Cutting-Blocks-Batch-Made/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:45:08 PST
Wood burned platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-burned-platter/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:55:18 PST
How to make a stand-up desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stand-up-desk/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:24:31 PST
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
DIY designer plywood swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-swing/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:25:02 PST
DIY portable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-portable-swing-1/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 03:34:51 PST
scarf/mitten/hat rack - daughter's 1st woodworking build http://www.instructables.com/id/scarfmittenhat-rack-daughters-1st-woodworking-buil/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 21:48:03 PST
Easy to make smartphone dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-smartphone-dock/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:48:16 PST
Babies Keepsake Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Babies-Keepsake-Box/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:02:11 PST
Turned noodle roller/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-noodle-rollercutter/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:16:03 PST
How To Make a Desktop Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Desktop-Catapult/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:41:04 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
Table Saw Workbench with Wood Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Workbench-with-Wood-Storage/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 19:27:13 PST
Football Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Football-Bowl/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:31:11 PST
How to make a grocery bag holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-grocery-bag-holder/
How to make a grocery bag holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/4YWV/I4CMV2F9/F584YWVI4CMV2F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/4YWV/I4CMV2F9/F584YWVI4CMV2F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/4YWV/I4CMV2F9/F584YWVI4CMV2F9.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I make a box with two holes in it! :) This is a very simple project that I have been needing to make for a long time. These grocery bags are like the old Start Trek episode the Trouble with Tribbles. These bags seem to reproduce in the drawer or wherever they are kept. This simple box that hangs o...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:46:08 PST
Newport Patio Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/PATIO-CHAIR-WITH-LUMBAR-SUPPORT/
Newport Patio Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SMALL.jpg JD GOLDBERG I designed this chair last summer. I felt like designs I had done in the past looked like small tables with a backrest, so I set out to fix that. This chair is made from clear vertical grain western red cedar. The entire piece is built with mortise and tenon construction. I had recently purcha...
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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/
Minecraft Wooden Drink Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/XC5P/I49RRDQC/F4IXC5PI49RRDQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/XC5P/I49RRDQC/F4IXC5PI49RRDQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/XC5P/I49RRDQC/F4IXC5PI49RRDQC.SMALL.jpg suziechuzie In this Instructable, I used a bunch of wood veneer I had sitting in my workshop to make Minecraft-themed drink coasters. I used only tools and materials I had on hand, so for me this was a rare, "free" project. I chose Minecraft heads that could be done on an 8x8 grid. I made a couple of Steve hea...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 10:57:37 PST
Toy Kitchen from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Kitchen-from-Pallet-Wood/
Toy Kitchen from Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/QSP5/I49RR12G/FGTQSP5I49RR12G.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender For Christmas this year my girls wanted a toy kitchen. Sterling Davis (a fellow YouTube woodworker) hosted the Pallet Upcycle Challenge. what better reason to make a toy kitchen out of pallet wood?Check out the video for the most comprehensive look at the build that I can give you. I did not take pi...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:02:41 PST
Wooden Hobbed Gear Do-Nothing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hobbed-Gear-Do-Nothing-Machine/
Wooden Hobbed Gear Do-Nothing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/3JV0/I441ZO6R/F5W3JV0I441ZO6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/3JV0/I441ZO6R/F5W3JV0I441ZO6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/3JV0/I441ZO6R/F5W3JV0I441ZO6R.SMALL.jpg dealywhopper My original present for my brother fell through. So a few days before Christmas, I called him and asked him what he wanted. He told me he wanted something for his office, and I decided to make him a desktop toy. I looked around and was inspired by a do-nothing machine that this guy made. I had ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:32:24 PST
Kiln Dry Lumber At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiln-Dry-Lumber-At-Home/
Kiln Dry Lumber At Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R2SX/I45HJDE5/FAUR2SXI45HJDE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R2SX/I45HJDE5/FAUR2SXI45HJDE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R2SX/I45HJDE5/FAUR2SXI45HJDE5.SMALL.jpg buildalongwithbrian Kiln drying your own wood at home can be a great way to sustainably harvest the materials around you, and dry it fast enough to build furniture with. If furniture is made with wood that is too wet, it will continue to dry and crack, possibly ruining the piece. This instructable takes you through the...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 19:01:51 PST
Wood Burning (Pyrography) Cutting Boards and Spoons as Christmas gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pyrography-Cutting-Boards-and-Spoons/
Wood Burning (Pyrography) Cutting Boards and Spoons as Christmas gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SMALL.jpg FloydimusPrime This year I decided to give away crafty stuff for Christmas as much as possible, so I made a batch of cutting boards, and did some wood burning on those and one wooden spoon. It was easy but took some time. But in the end, I was happy with the results and pleased to give away handmade gifts. Cut...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:23:52 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
Wooden Smart Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Smart-Phone-Holder/
Wooden Smart Phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/G444/I3VI53Y7/F6LG444I3VI53Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/G444/I3VI53Y7/F6LG444I3VI53Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/G444/I3VI53Y7/F6LG444I3VI53Y7.SMALL.jpg buildalongwithbrian This instructable outlines the making of a wooden smart phone holder that's fully adjustable, and has a magnetic base. The inspiration came from needing a way to hold my smart phone for shooting video in the workshop. This holder can be stuck to tools with steel parts and adjusted to any angle. I ha...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:12:36 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
Wooden Thumb Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Thumb-Plane/
Wooden Thumb Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BLEO/I3VI3FH9/F1TBLEOI3VI3FH9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BLEO/I3VI3FH9/F1TBLEOI3VI3FH9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/BLEO/I3VI3FH9/F1TBLEOI3VI3FH9.SMALL.jpg buildalongwithbrian This instructable focuses on the making of a small wooden hand plane of the sort that is used by luthiers and carvers known as a thumb plane or hollowing out plane. These types of planes are used to carve the intricate interiors of violins, and the curved bracing of guitars. They are a very useful t...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:48:37 PST
Dovetailed Wooden Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Dovetailed-Wooden-Glasses/
Dovetailed Wooden Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2IUV/I3TI25Q8/FX82IUVI3TI25Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2IUV/I3TI25Q8/FX82IUVI3TI25Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/2IUV/I3TI25Q8/FX82IUVI3TI25Q8.SMALL.jpg buildalongwithbrian This instructable describes every step involved in duplicating your existing prescription frames or sunglasses into a wooden dovetailed frame. If you are making prescription frames care must be taken to ensure that the geometry remains the same. This project started because I was sick of the hinges ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:49:43 PST
Wooden saw present http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-saw-present/
Wooden saw present - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/9KLV/I3XU0W6S/F339KLVI3XU0W6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/9KLV/I3XU0W6S/F339KLVI3XU0W6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/9KLV/I3XU0W6S/F339KLVI3XU0W6S.SMALL.jpg jgaffney3 I made this for my father, for his birthday this year, as a gift from my son, who helped me build this along the way. it was a really fun project. there were a few thing that i have never tried before. so it was a great learning experience. it was also extremely fun, i cant wait to get back into the...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:37:18 PST
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Strata-Bench-Fabrication-Part-3-of-3/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
Giant wooden Lego men http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/
Giant wooden Lego men - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/CQ7T/I3THIW7M/FMTCQ7TI3THIW7M.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning These are some giant Lego men that I have made. They have all the movements, clips and operations that a standard Lego man has. They are to scale (1 : 6.25). The timbers I have use are Huon pine, Australian red cedar and American walnut. More works @ www.facebook.com/pages/Simon-Beggs-Wood-Turning/1...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:51:39 PST
Relief carving made easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Relief-carving-made-easy/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:30:46 PST
American Girl Sized Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Doll-Sized-Rocking-Horse/
American Girl Sized Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FCDX/I3VI5NXB/FVKFCDXI3VI5NXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FCDX/I3VI5NXB/FVKFCDXI3VI5NXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/FCDX/I3VI5NXB/FVKFCDXI3VI5NXB.SMALL.jpg moabrocks So here is a pretty easy one. For Christmas I built this for one of my girls. I found a simple design I liked online ... there are a bunch out there similar. I used an American Girl doll to size it down and this is what I ended up with. There is a template there your welcome to use to duplicate....
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:37:56 PST
Best works http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-works/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:30:57 PST
Bookcase Storage Cubby Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Storage-Cubby-Unit/
Bookcase Storage Cubby Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/FXUQ/I3TH96T3/F8UFXUQI3TH96T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/FXUQ/I3TH96T3/F8UFXUQI3TH96T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/FXUQ/I3TH96T3/F8UFXUQI3TH96T3.SMALL.jpg ecotner My wife wanted a cubby from Ikea, but two problems: they don't make it anymore, and it's junky white laminate to begin with. Having taken a woodworking course at the local community college, I decided I had the necessary skills to tackle it myself. You can see the results in the picture, and I'd ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:26:25 PST
Game of Thrones Inspired Chess Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Inspired-Chess-Table/
Game of Thrones Inspired Chess Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YHMR/I3R75IUL/F9IYHMRI3R75IUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YHMR/I3R75IUL/F9IYHMRI3R75IUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YHMR/I3R75IUL/F9IYHMRI3R75IUL.SMALL.jpg joesighting One night, as I sat down to watch Game of Thrones on HBO, I noticed the carved heraldic bands revolving around the sun thinking “those would be fun to carve on my CarveWright”. I tried to think of a project that I could incorporate these into and came up with the idea of a chess set.I began resea...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:37:52 PST
Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-Barrel-Christmas-Hack-Wooden-Ornament-Trees/
Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas The other day I was turning the pages of the latest Crate & Barrel holiday catalog and I came upon the cutest ornament trees made of steel. I loved it. But then I thought, this would be totally cool if it were made of wood and had a more rustic feel. So I went back to my workshop and in about 2 ho...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:49:20 PST