Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:09:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wood Burning: Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Fish/
Wood Burning: Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/UP01/HXYVG3ZQ/FC8UP01HXYVG3ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/UP01/HXYVG3ZQ/FC8UP01HXYVG3ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/UP01/HXYVG3ZQ/FC8UP01HXYVG3ZQ.SMALL.jpg acassone Here is a beautiful and decorative way to take a piece of wood and turn it into art. Stay tuned to the end of this instructables for a time lapsed video of another fish I burned. Gather Supplies; Find what inspires you My tools for this project is:Old cutting board Wood burning tool ( Walmart ab...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:19:18 PDT
Converting clothes cabinet into a multiple vivarium enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-clothes-cabinet-into-a-multiple-vivariu/
Converting clothes cabinet into a multiple vivarium enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5BHK/HXVPYQR2/FGE5BHKHXVPYQR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5BHK/HXVPYQR2/FGE5BHKHXVPYQR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/5BHK/HXVPYQR2/FGE5BHKHXVPYQR2.SMALL.jpg eatteyah In this Project I decided to convert my old and redundant Clothes cabinet into a multiple vivarium and utilizes from some functions of cabinet by keeping one drawer and making a small door access to enclosure for the misting system , lighting , electrical , the drawer for the food and other thi...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:09:20 PDT
Ultimate Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Treehouse/
Ultimate Treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SMALL.jpg btm The kids were agitating for a treehouse for a while, so last summer we finally decided it was time to do something about it. We started by researching the topic. David Stiles' book How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts was an inspiration. Building the deck We started by finding two big trees ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:26:05 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SMALL.jpg buchananwp During my residency at Pier 9, I decided to do a project using the Coherent Metabeam Laser Cutter. I've been fascinated by MC Escher tessellations for a while, and in lieu of seeing so many end-grain cutting boards being made, I decided to take it to the next level by making an end-grain MC Escher t...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
Drilling Wooden Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Driling-Wooden-Balls/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:13 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
Wooden Spin Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Sycamore wood turned into a classic wooden spin top. I thought vintage toys we're suppose to be easy to use?!
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Downhill wooden vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Downhill-wooden-vehicle/
Downhill wooden vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SMALL.jpg ivver Hi everyone! In this instructable I'll show you one of my vehicles which I made. I made this one about 5 years ago (then I was 13), back then I had some old Samsung phone (and a lot of Oak planks) with which I took those pictures and video, too bad that I only have 2 pictures, but, I have video too,...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:43:38 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
Making a Confetti Blank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The life and wisdom of the Glorious Confetti Blank In my city fireworks are illegal, so the best fun a person can hope for on the 4th of July is some BBQ and confetti poppers. Since my floor was littered in the stuff, I thought I might try and put it to some good use...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Wooden Paper Towel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Paper-Towel-Holder/
Wooden Paper Towel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A domestic request from my bride. I used ash and plywood to make a new paper towel holder for my kitchen. The finish is enamel, but any film finish would work. This is a simple project, but dead useful. I really like the plywood lamination, but it is a bit more work during the sanding section, but ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:55:53 PDT
Charging Stand for an Otterbox'd Iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-Stand-for-an-Otterboxd-Iphone/
Charging Stand for an Otterbox'd Iphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZMHT/HX7P9T31/FIZZMHTHX7P9T31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZMHT/HX7P9T31/FIZZMHTHX7P9T31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZMHT/HX7P9T31/FIZZMHTHX7P9T31.SMALL.jpg epfroth I wanted a stand to charge my Iphone at night, but I couldn't find one that fit a phone in an Otterbox. Here are my instructions for making an attractive charging stand out of an oak burl. This is a great project for an irregular piece of pretty wood.I used a lightning-to-USB cable, a table saw (o...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:01:26 PDT
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Red-Oak-Shelf/
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K463/HX7P0HDS/FGYK463HX7P0HDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K463/HX7P0HDS/FGYK463HX7P0HDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/K463/HX7P0HDS/FGYK463HX7P0HDS.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I use the pieces reclaimed from a bunk bed that was on its last legs. Fairly simple and strait forward project. Thanks for watching! Chris
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 18:25:32 PDT
Magnetic Levitation Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation-Pen/
Magnetic Levitation Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Not unlike the trains in Japan this pen uses opposing magnetic forces to hover in mid air. For trains, this practically eliminates friction allowing the trains to move very quickly. For pens, it makes for a little added entertainment value on your desk. Precision is key with this project, so like ma...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:57:08 PDT
When you wish upon a Pallet Star.... http://www.instructables.com/id/When-you-wish-upon-a-Pallet-Star/
When you wish upon a Pallet Star.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IOGO/HX42QQFX/FSUIOGOHX42QQFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IOGO/HX42QQFX/FSUIOGOHX42QQFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/IOGO/HX42QQFX/FSUIOGOHX42QQFX.SMALL.jpg Kaniac This is a project I decided to take on when my two boys begged me to build something in my shop. We used recycled pallets, one piece of leftover OSB, scrap cedar, scrap aluminum flashing, some old bolts, and salvaged Christmas lights. To make it even more interesting, I decided to take photos at eac...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:07:43 PDT
Copper Etched Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Etched-Box/
Copper Etched Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a walnut and copper etched box. The copper is etch with a simple salt water etching technique you can easily replicate. I turn the box on the lathe and finish it with 2 coats of wipe on poly. Green Lantern logo optional...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:48:31 PDT
Stump Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Stump-Throne/
Stump Throne - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SMALL.jpg bricobart Stumps are great stuff. They're beautiful, they're heavy (at least the heavier ones, I don't know exactly about the lighters), they're incredibly useful (even the lightest), and they're free (you just have to be organised, and fast).Last time I got a few poplar stumps from a friend (really!) and we ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:28:23 PDT
Picnic table condiment holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-table-condiment-holder/
Picnic table condiment holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Keeping your condiments corralled at a cookout is a central concern. This condiment contraption has been around for ages, and here's a new take on this classic design.This intermediate woodworking project is a great way to get into Summer, and have an awesome retro project that your friends will en...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:34:24 PDT
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Butterfly-Knife/
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SMALL.jpg kyao Hi!In this instructables I will be teaching you guys how to make a 100% functional popsicle stick butterfly knife (balisong). This project is very simple and takes around 30 minutes to complete, but the end result is a very durable wooden butterfly knife that can do all the tricks a real butterfly k...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:07:22 PDT
Stovetop / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Stovetop-Countertop/
Stovetop / Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many burners do you ever use simultaneously? The most I've ever used at a time is 3 when I'm cooking a big spread for a bunch of friends. I almost always only use one or two at a time. With limited counter space in my apartment kitchen, I'm always precariously balancing plates and cutting boards...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:05:42 PDT
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Maple-Slab-Outdoor-Table/
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SMALL.jpg ChrisReddy We just had a new patio added on the back of our house and needed a large table to seat 10 or more people - all the tables we saw when shopping were for either for 4, 6 or 8 at the most - and ranged from $150-$600! I had seen several of this style "live edge" tables as rustic dining room tables, bu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:09:24 PDT
Mini Flag Pole makes a nice gift (Texas) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Flag-Pole-makes-a-nice-gift-Texas-Pride/
Mini Flag Pole makes a nice gift (Texas) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/U9HT/HWJJWOKD/F07U9HTHWJJWOKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/U9HT/HWJJWOKD/F07U9HTHWJJWOKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/U9HT/HWJJWOKD/F07U9HTHWJJWOKD.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign This is a great gift for any occasion and for most people. I also have an accompanying video located at "The Proper Gents" Mini Flag Pole. Keep up with me at www.curtosnoir.com for behind the scenes and other postings of projects in progress. Rough Cut I rough cut wood to size so that it would ...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:21:08 PDT
A PLYOBOX construction, AKA jump box or exercise step crate. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-PLYOBOX-construction-AKA-jump-box-or-exercise-st/
A PLYOBOX construction, AKA jump box or exercise step crate. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/QYKA/HWIMU4DZ/F0HQYKAHWIMU4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/QYKA/HWIMU4DZ/F0HQYKAHWIMU4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/QYKA/HWIMU4DZ/F0HQYKAHWIMU4DZ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh Here is my interpretation of the plyobox. A plyobox was known as a step box back in the 1980's. Some might call it a jump box or some other exercise related tool. The truth is , I have never used a plyobox to exercise. Inception Moment: But, my wife is very much into crossfit and uses a box to exerc...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:52:21 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
Marble Note Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Something you may not have seen before...I used 6/4 mulberry for the top portion and a scrap piece of 1/4 oak veneered MDF. Added a piece of acrylic and the marbles and you get a nice note holder.I then recessed a couple of rare earth magnets and you've got a pretty simple project.I'm thinking that ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
Turning a Segmented Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Segmented-Bowl/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT
Craft Stick Head Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Stick-Head-Model/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 13:44:58 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Copper bee die for Wood burning http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-bee-die-for-Wood-burning/
Copper bee die for Wood burning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/6MNI/HVS16MLC/FFM6MNIHVS16MLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/6MNI/HVS16MLC/FFM6MNIHVS16MLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/6MNI/HVS16MLC/FFM6MNIHVS16MLC.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott I have studied bugs and insects all my life. Bees are so critical to us - I like to make people aware of bees value – beyond honey. By putting the image of a bee on some of my wood projects - opens up a good opportunity for a conversation on bees. So I made a copper metal die to make a wood burned i...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 11:26:43 PDT
Love Birds Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Birds-Wooden-Cage/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:52:58 PDT
Make an biodegradable wooden charging dock for any phone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-biodegradable-wooden-charging-dock-for-any/
Make an biodegradable wooden charging dock for any phone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/2MNH/HVS14Z5H/FYA2MNHHVS14Z5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/2MNH/HVS14Z5H/FYA2MNHHVS14Z5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/2MNH/HVS14Z5H/FYA2MNHHVS14Z5H.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 After buying new smartphone I decided to make a charging dock to place it at the bedside. It had to be cheap, simple and "not so ugly" choice. I was some wood that I had cut few days ago and then the idea came... I decided to make natural dock for my phone. The cost was almost nothing, I have used p...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 05:28:13 PDT
Sanding Block from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Block-from-scrap-wood/
Sanding Block from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/09O5/HVPELIUP/FKW09O5HVPELIUP.SMALL.jpg heavy11 Since my bandsaw motor is getting an overhaul I decided to make something useful for my shop. Here is a simple yet effective sanding block which I made only from scrap laying in my shop.
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Tue, 27 May 2014 13:24:08 PDT
Copper Pipe Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Pipe-Box/
Copper Pipe Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A piece of redwood wine barrel and 1" copper pipe are combined into a lift lid style box. Finished with epoxy and spray lacquer. I had a blast pounding copper and playing with my propane torch! (Also the shop still reeks of wine from the redwood...) I hope you enjoy watching the process. Please comm...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 13:02:47 PDT
Young Woodworker's Toolchest http://www.instructables.com/id/Young-Woodworkers-Toolchest/
Young Woodworker's Toolchest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/HDH3/HVNFK41Y/FU9HDH3HVNFK41Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/HDH3/HVNFK41Y/FU9HDH3HVNFK41Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/HDH3/HVNFK41Y/FU9HDH3HVNFK41Y.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Make a toy toolchest for the aspiring young woodworker in your life. There is some additional information to be found in my blog, but the video gives you a good idea on how to make one yourself.Built from a single 2.4m piece of 2x4 construction lumber this was part of this year's 2x4 competition fro...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 10:42:42 PDT
bending wood with a car tire http://www.instructables.com/id/bending-wood-with-a-car-tire/
bending wood with a car tire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FDTK/HVKOGVA1/F08FDTKHVKOGVA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FDTK/HVKOGVA1/F08FDTKHVKOGVA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/FDTK/HVKOGVA1/F08FDTKHVKOGVA1.SMALL.jpg iainlikestocook Used bent lamination to bend some maple using a car tire as a form:) Good fun. Be careful not to get the wood stuck in the tire What you will need This is bent lamination; where numerous, thin strips of wood are glued together in a bend. For this project I used some squared 6X1X .1 " maple. You w...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 08:29:05 PDT
Wooden laptop for children http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-laptop-for-children/
Wooden laptop for children - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/IIMR/HVJ3AXGC/F9NIIMRHVJ3AXGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/IIMR/HVJ3AXGC/F9NIIMRHVJ3AXGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/IIMR/HVJ3AXGC/F9NIIMRHVJ3AXGC.SMALL.jpg gvhauwae In this instructable you'll learn how to make a wooden laptop for children.It's really fun to make and you can give it your own touch if you like.This laptop is made inspired from the 'my first laptop' you can buy in some shops.It shouldn't cost to much to make either the hardest part is that you ne...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 13:29:54 PDT
2x4 Dinner http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Dinner/
2x4 Dinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When is a 2x4 not a 2x4? When its a dinner setting for 2. 2 bowls, 2 plates, 2 cups ,2 napkin rings & roughly 400 splinters...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:54:25 PDT
Hand Carved Tonfas. (No Power tools involved) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Carved-Tonfas-No-Power-tools-involved/
Hand Carved Tonfas. (No Power tools involved) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JFMT/HV9I3B5D/F71JFMTHV9I3B5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JFMT/HV9I3B5D/F71JFMTHV9I3B5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/JFMT/HV9I3B5D/F71JFMTHV9I3B5D.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez In the world of Woodworking nowadays powertools are almost always involved. Working with wood in the outside its a growing pleasure to me.And what better to build with your own hands the weapons that will help you in the outside to survive. Hope you like it , rated and vote. HAND CARVED TONFAS . ...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:55:46 PDT
Bow-Front Drawer Face http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-Front-Drawer-Face/
Bow-Front Drawer Face - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/RUKF/HV3Q1CLW/FUKRUKFHV3Q1CLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/RUKF/HV3Q1CLW/FUKRUKFHV3Q1CLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/RUKF/HV3Q1CLW/FUKRUKFHV3Q1CLW.SMALL.jpg Rockitalk This tutorial shows how easy it is to build custom bow-front drawer faces using the Thin Air Press vacuum bag method of veneering.Vacuum laminating is ideally suited for creating curved surfaces. Traditionally with vacuum bagging systems, a curved wooden mold to shape the lamination had to be built....
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Mon, 12 May 2014 08:44:40 PDT
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-With-Children-How-To-Fox-and-Sheep-pla/
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SMALL.jpg FlorisBooks Small speedy projects are perfect when you want to get started and practise your woodworking skills; they're also excellent if you're working with a very young carpenter. That's why we've chosen this fun game to start with - it's quick and simple to make. No special carpentry skills are needed to ma...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 04:15:17 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Heart Shaped Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Shaped-Cutting-Boards/
Heart Shaped Cutting Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/23BY/HUZKEUL7/FP123BYHUZKEUL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/23BY/HUZKEUL7/FP123BYHUZKEUL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/23BY/HUZKEUL7/FP123BYHUZKEUL7.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios This was a project my son helped me with for mother's day. He got to pick out the wood and help with as many of the steps as he could.
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:11 PDT
Mini-Easel w/ Jig (repeatable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Easel-w-Jig-repeatable/
Mini-Easel w/ Jig (repeatable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SMALL.jpg cahelming Less is more...Presentation is everything. What is one to do when your bare walls scream to be covered by monumental paintings, but go mental when miniature paintings start trying to fill up the space instead? Your miniature, highly detailed, design focused work deserves a place to be admired. Wit...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 15:15:20 PDT
Bandsaw Tulips - Follow up http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Tulips-Follow-up/
Bandsaw Tulips - Follow up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/FK7I/HUY48291/FEUFK7IHUY48291.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/FK7I/HUY48291/FEUFK7IHUY48291.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/FK7I/HUY48291/FEUFK7IHUY48291.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Here is the finished Bandsaw Tulip bouquet. You can paint or finish it any way you like or have your kids do it. This is part of a small series consisting of three videos about this project. It shows you how to make the basic tulips and also how to make an Extended version by adding an additional pe...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:14:18 PDT
Bandsaw Tulips - Extended edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Tulips-Extended-edition/
Bandsaw Tulips - Extended edition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CBRY/HUY481TB/F5VCBRYHUY481TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CBRY/HUY481TB/F5VCBRYHUY481TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/CBRY/HUY481TB/F5VCBRYHUY481TB.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Add an additional petal to your Bandsaw Tulips. You can use any kind of wood, and to me this is the perfect use for scraps around the shop. This is part of a small series consisting of three videos about this project. It shows you how to add additional petals to your basic tulip. Check out the follo...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:12:17 PDT
Bandsaw Tulips - Spring Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Tulips-Spring-Decoration/
Bandsaw Tulips - Spring Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ULJ7/HUY481MB/F4WULJ7HUY481MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ULJ7/HUY481MB/F4WULJ7HUY481MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/ULJ7/HUY481MB/F4WULJ7HUY481MB.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Make wooden tulips using a bandsaw. You can use any kind of wood, and to me this is the perfect use for scraps around the shop. This is part of a small series consisting of three videos about this project. It shows you how to make the basic tulips. Check out the Extended version which adds another p...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 11:10:56 PDT
DIY Caliper & Drafting Equipment Protection Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Caliper-Drafting-Equipment-Protection-Cas/
DIY Caliper & Drafting Equipment Protection Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/YYGD/HUY46PKX/FT8YYGDHUY46PKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/YYGD/HUY46PKX/FT8YYGDHUY46PKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/YYGD/HUY46PKX/FT8YYGDHUY46PKX.SMALL.jpg rhenderson33 So I have a Brown and Sharpe Caliper along with some other drafting equipment (X-ACTO knife, mechanical pencil, etc.) which always come in handy, but I always have the problem of transporting them. I don't want them to get damaged, dropped, bent, or broken especially since the caliper is quite expe...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 08:12:04 PDT
Mobile Multi-Tool Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Multi-Tool-Workstation/
Mobile Multi-Tool Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/UYA2/HUURHVL9/FYUUYA2HUURHVL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/UYA2/HUURHVL9/FYUUYA2HUURHVL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/UYA2/HUURHVL9/FYUUYA2HUURHVL9.SMALL.jpg hyperfocused72 I have lots of projects in mind to start in my basement, with plenty of tools. But most of my tools are bench top size and I frequently found the need to support both ends of a cut but never had a reliable solution. So I built this workstation with a height adjustable platform to accommodate the t...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 00:00:21 PDT
Anglo-Saxon Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Anglo-Saxon-Lyre/
Anglo-Saxon Lyre - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/1KV3/HUU1GWTG/FED1KV3HUU1GWTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/1KV3/HUU1GWTG/FED1KV3HUU1GWTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/1KV3/HUU1GWTG/FED1KV3HUU1GWTG.SMALL.jpg randomtower Welcome to my Instructable on the Anglo-Saxon Lyre! Tools Used:Drill PressAssorted Forstner BitsSandpaper, Assorted SandersJig SawScroll SawFirst of all, some of you might be wondering, the heck is an Anglo-Saxon Lyre? Well, the Anglo-Saxon lyre is a box lyre popular in Europe a long time ago. There...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:05:12 PDT
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Toddler-Bed/
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/N28V/HUTNK8N1/FCUN28VHUTNK8N1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/N28V/HUTNK8N1/FCUN28VHUTNK8N1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/N28V/HUTNK8N1/FCUN28VHUTNK8N1.SMALL.jpg solobo With two sheets of plywood and a handful of screws, you can make a pretty nice little toddler bed. This design fits a crib mattress (about 52" long), which will last the average toddler well into elementary school. My toddler just turned two. He's too big for a crib, but a twin-sized bed takes up to...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Wooden X-Aircraft Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-X-Aircraft-Carrier/
Wooden X-Aircraft Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/FYN8/HURHR0UP/F2RFYN8HURHR0UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/FYN8/HURHR0UP/F2RFYN8HURHR0UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/FYN8/HURHR0UP/F2RFYN8HURHR0UP.SMALL.jpg WRD My boy has been wanting an aircraft carrier for quite some time so in hopes to make him happy, we bought him the one from the movie Planes. Unfortunately, this did did not support the many planes, jets and helicopters that he owns. With that, I searched the internet looking for plans that I could do...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 16:45:26 PDT
Wide Plank Floor DIY: Rough Cut to Tongue and Groove http://www.instructables.com/id/Wide-Plank-Floor-DIY-Rough-Cut-to-Tongue-and-Groov/
Wide Plank Floor DIY: Rough Cut to Tongue and Groove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/ZQYC/HURHRR6D/F23ZQYCHURHRR6D.SMALL.jpg jrytlews As Winter progressed in Michigan and outside projects turned to inside projects A massive idea came to fruition. Lets finish the basement! Which has been slowly transformed from a moist rock 100 year old, but 8 feet tall basement into a water proofed framed canvas complete with subfloor. I may make...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 13:49:16 PDT