Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:33:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simply Gorgeous (and Food-Safe) Beeswax Wood Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Simply-Gorgeous-and-Food-Safe-Beeswax-Wood-Finish/
Simply Gorgeous (and Food-Safe) Beeswax Wood Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HL0V/HZDYFOD2/FU7HL0VHZDYFOD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HL0V/HZDYFOD2/FU7HL0VHZDYFOD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/HL0V/HZDYFOD2/FU7HL0VHZDYFOD2.SMALL.jpg anarnold If you're anything like me, you love woodworking carpentry, but hate the tedium of finishing. For small projects, like the pictured wire spool holder (poplar), it's not worth waiting for dry-times, sanding and polishing.This is a simple, food-safe, fast, and overall gorgeous way of applying a satin ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:39:11 PDT
Mount Tealight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-Tealight/
Mount Tealight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YLE5/HZCIYSYZ/FAIYLE5HZCIYSYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YLE5/HZCIYSYZ/FAIYLE5HZCIYSYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/YLE5/HZCIYSYZ/FAIYLE5HZCIYSYZ.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender This was my answer to a challenge put out by two Youtube woodworkers (Steve Ramsey of Woodworking for Mere Mortals and Alex Harris of ThisWoodwork - go check them out!) put out a few weeks ago. The idea was to make something that represents home to you. Check out my project, enjoy, and remember to b...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:40:58 PDT
Branch Chest without Forstner bit (update) http://www.instructables.com/id/Branch-Chest-without-Forstner-bit-update/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:28:06 PDT
DIY: Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Ring/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:45:41 PDT
Tiny House Euro http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-Euro/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:30:26 PDT
Foldable bench-stair [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/foldable-bench-stair/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:55:34 PDT
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
Drawer to Nail Polish Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawer-to-Nail-Polish-Rack/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:33:12 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontier-Style-Workmate-NO-POWER-TOOLS/
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SMALL.jpg bricobart To me, working wood is one of the best ways to exit stress - after running after midnight, computer throwing (to bad people), melonspitting (try it, it's not so easy as it seems), clay kitten shooting and good ol' beerdrinking.So one inglorious day I decided to make a kind of "outdoor workmate". Wh...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:43:24 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
Making A Magic Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Magic-Wand/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:59:51 PDT
Custom Beer Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Beer-Tap/
Custom Beer Tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/19UZ/HYPNXPW5/F9819UZHYPNXPW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/19UZ/HYPNXPW5/F9819UZHYPNXPW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/19UZ/HYPNXPW5/F9819UZHYPNXPW5.SMALL.jpg Ssmo72 I made this beer tap as a birthday present to a buddy of mine who recently acquired a kegerator. It was made some select pine pulled out of the middle of a pallet that was left over from a previous project and took a few hours to put together. I ended up making two taps because everything was so che...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:40 PDT
DIY Wooden Toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Toothbrush/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:26:25 PDT
Wooden Six Pack Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Six-Pack-Cooler/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 09:34:49 PDT
Truck Bed Rail Sides For Hauling http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Rail-Sides-For-Hauling/
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:15:11 PDT
Garden of Innocence Cremation Urn http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-of-Innocence-Cremation-Urn/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 09:18:40 PDT
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chakram-Circle-of-Death/
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A wooden Chakram made from maple and mercilessly hurled in the oncoming enemy hordes. The famous death circle of the Sikhs, and also wielded by Xena Warrior Princess in the late 1990's. Mine is made from maple and finished boiled linseed oil for a easy to renew finish.If you round the edge over it t...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 14:41:50 PDT
Simple Round Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Round-Table/
Simple Round Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with a round top from a broken table and two 2x4’s. The top in this project is 30 inches in diameter. However, the designed can be scaled up or down based on your top diameter and/or desired table height. See drawing and video for build instructions.Drawing: https://drive.g...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
How to build a cheap workbench for woodworking using a Kreg HD jig, with VIDEO tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-cheap-and-easy-workbench-for-woodwo/
How to build a cheap workbench for woodworking using a Kreg HD jig, with VIDEO tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/M2E6/HYC60329/FX6M2E6HYC60329.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/M2E6/HYC60329/FX6M2E6HYC60329.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/M2E6/HYC60329/FX6M2E6HYC60329.SMALL.jpg onewoodtools Free Plans are also available below in Imperial and Metric. See Full Video Tutorial Video Here. Warren from One Wood Tools shows how to build a cheap and easy island woodworking workbench with dog holes, joints are made using the Kreg HD pocket hole jig.This workbench was built for a little over ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 23:58:13 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Mojito Muddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Mojito-Muddler/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:53:10 PDT
Log Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Bench/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:02:52 PDT
Tiny Dowel Joints Using Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Dowel-Joints-Using-Skewers/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:08 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
Book to Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Tablet stand made from a 400 page book and some epoxy resin. Paper micarta is the proper term for it, but it doesn't really capture the essence of the idea. Those 400 pages hold but a single story, and now they can upright a device capable of holding thousands of stories. Really it's the ultimate u...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Pyrography Wood Burning: Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Fish/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:19:18 PDT
Garden swing bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-swing-bench/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:23:22 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/
Drilling Wooden Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RZDE/HXLMOLET/FI4RZDEHXLMOLET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RZDE/HXLMOLET/FI4RZDEHXLMOLET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RZDE/HXLMOLET/FI4RZDEHXLMOLET.SMALL.jpg lesteryoder Remember to use your safety equipment. Start by clamping a sacrificial scrap board to your drill press. Set up shop vacuum to keep area clean. Select proper size drill bit (I used a 1" Forstner bit for my project) and drill a hole in the scrap board deep enough that the wood ball will not touch the ...
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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?!
By: kludge77

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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...
By: kludge77

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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...
By: kludge77

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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 ...
By: bricobart

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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...
By: kyao

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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/
Turning a Segmented Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SMALL.jpg r-philp This is my instructable for turning a segmented wooden bowl. I made this one with salvaged wood from old projects and furniture. It uses cherry and maple for the contrast, but you can use almost any hardwoods. I've found that it helps to pick ones of similar hardness. When you sand them, one won...
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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/
Craft Stick Head Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/IK7Q/HVV0P0BJ/FRYIK7QHVV0P0BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/IK7Q/HVV0P0BJ/FRYIK7QHVV0P0BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/IK7Q/HVV0P0BJ/FRYIK7QHVV0P0BJ.SMALL.jpg flemwriter I apologize! Yet another project I don't have steps to, just the final result to post. I can say that that this craft stick head model took over 3,000 sticks and multiple bottles of white glue and super glue. The model stands about two feet tall by about two feet wide and weighs ten or so pounds. Th...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 13:44:58 PDT