Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:42:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Router: When a CNC machine is overkill. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Router-When-a-CNC-machine-is-overkill/
3D Router: When a CNC machine is overkill. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SMALL.jpg Paoson Luthier The idea arose after dealing with the difficulties and loss of time in preparing for certain CNC jobs. Sometimes I spent more time preparing for the CNC than the work itself. With this manual router, you can make holes or mill very fast. A universal 43mm collet makes it very versatile and you can ch...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:52:01 PDT
wooden magnetic key hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-magnetic-key-hanger/
wooden magnetic key hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2IGT/IDUR1GMO/F4H2IGTIDUR1GMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2IGT/IDUR1GMO/F4H2IGTIDUR1GMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/2IGT/IDUR1GMO/F4H2IGTIDUR1GMO.SMALL.jpg jschmidle Today I'm showing you another gem of our shared flat. Who doesn't need a place to put all his keys, especially the shared keys in a shared flat ;-)A couple of weeks ago, I ordered a pile of those neodym magnets and while we were thinking about our "new key hanger" Bruno played with them, and then ha...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:11:56 PDT
The Littlest Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Littlest-Workbench/
The Littlest Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/XKEP/IDU2MNUO/FO4XKEPIDU2MNUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/XKEP/IDU2MNUO/FO4XKEPIDU2MNUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/XKEP/IDU2MNUO/FO4XKEPIDU2MNUO.SMALL.jpg Steve99and04 I was going to start this Instructable with a comment aimed at the Maker community arguing why everybody who cuts wood, but is not lucky enough to have a dedicated workshop, should build one of these contraptions. But then I realised that even though I've got a moderately sized workshop I still have...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:40:47 PDT
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Wood turning can seem like a mystery to many woodworkers. In fact only a very small percentage of woodworkers and makers are familiar with the lathe. I recently got a small lathe, and I thought it would be interesting to go over the basics. So when I had the opportunity to ask master wood turner Car...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:54:31 PDT
Makeshift Desk Lamp from Wood Shims http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeshift-Desk-Lamp/
Makeshift Desk Lamp from Wood Shims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/E1DY/IDTAPDLL/FAQE1DYIDTAPDLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/E1DY/IDTAPDLL/FAQE1DYIDTAPDLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/E1DY/IDTAPDLL/FAQE1DYIDTAPDLL.SMALL.jpg matt392 Parts:1. Using wood shims, build a box to about 6 to 12 inches high, using these instructions: http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-from-wood-shim...2. Clamp Light similar to this one at Home Depot:http://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-75-Watt-Incandescent-Clamp-Light-HD-200PDQ/205139241Build the Lamp:1. O...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:10:45 PDT
Wooden Telescope Part 2: Tube and Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Telescope-Part-2-Tube-and-Mount/
Wooden Telescope Part 2: Tube and Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/03HL/IDRP2M5G/FDX03HLIDRP2M5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/03HL/IDRP2M5G/FDX03HLIDRP2M5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/03HL/IDRP2M5G/FDX03HLIDRP2M5G.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 A lot of you enjoyed reading the story of how I built the primary mirror of my telescope. This Instructable will show you how I designed and built the tube and the mount. The overall appearance of the telescope is a merge of ideas taken between various forums, telescope building websites and renowne...
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:09:46 PDT
How To Build a Variable Box Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Variable-Box-Joint-Jig/
How To Build a Variable Box Joint Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/VV1Y/IDQUDK7W/FW5VV1YIDQUDK7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/VV1Y/IDQUDK7W/FW5VV1YIDQUDK7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/VV1Y/IDQUDK7W/FW5VV1YIDQUDK7W.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This box joint jig is really cool since it enables you to cut different sized box joints using a single blade. It's relatively easy to put together and it works really well. This jig is an attachment to my previous table saw cross cut sled, which I've made a very detailed Instructable about: How To ...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:52:17 PDT
Wooden Train Coin Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Train-Coin-Bank/
Wooden Train Coin Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/1R1C/IDQBOGNK/FQG1R1CIDQBOGNK.SMALL.jpg isaylor In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a wooden train coin bank. I am making it as a gift for my cousin. Coin banks are much easier to make than you would expect. They make great gifts for young children.Materials Needed:Wood1 short screwTools Needed:BandsawDrill or Drill pressSander Prep y...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:15:02 PDT
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
Sliced Wood Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This grand clock is made from two walnut boards measuring 4" x 16" and opened up like a fan!I wanted a project to challenge me and this fit the bill. The final size is 34" in diameter and quite a striking addition to the wall. let me show you how I made it. Cutting up your stock I learned abo...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
DIY Finishing Wax (food safe) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Finishing-Wax-food-safe/
DIY Finishing Wax (food safe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J9CO/IDOVPLK5/FWEJ9COIDOVPLK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J9CO/IDOVPLK5/FWEJ9COIDOVPLK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/J9CO/IDOVPLK5/FWEJ9COIDOVPLK5.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek Make this simple yet awesome wax finish for your woodworking projects like cutting boards, toys, tabletops....you name it!pssst....you can even apply it to your leather shoes/boots to make them impervious to rain and to get the leather shine back like new!TIP: open and hover over the images with you...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:27:26 PDT
Pilotto - Wooden Panda Medalion http://www.instructables.com/id/Pilotto-Wooden-Panda-Medalion/
Pilotto - Wooden Panda Medalion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NVTX/IDMXIVPT/F0BNVTXIDMXIVPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NVTX/IDMXIVPT/F0BNVTXIDMXIVPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/NVTX/IDMXIVPT/F0BNVTXIDMXIVPT.SMALL.jpg phlfm This is my first instructable and...well...to be honest, my first intention was to make a final product, but I didn't like the final result, so I took it as a lesson for making it better. In a few days I'll try again and repost.Since I didn't like it, I'm calling it a Project Pilot.Well, the objecti...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:33:26 PDT
Making a Wooden Pig Puzzle toy with a Jigsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Pig-Puzzle-toy-with-a-Jigsaw/
Making a Wooden Pig Puzzle toy with a Jigsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SMALL.jpg dvbdvbdvb For making a wood toy you will need a wood board (in this case I used a cheap LOWE'S pine board) but any board will do, even plywood (but not recommended since I intended this as a toy for kids). Tracing and cutting (Safety First) As shown in the video, print an image of the basic shape will look...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:26:19 PDT
Cherry And Maple Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-And-Maple-Wall-Art/
Cherry And Maple Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/PEM2/IDLI5KRM/FFGPEM2IDLI5KRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/PEM2/IDLI5KRM/FFGPEM2IDLI5KRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/PEM2/IDLI5KRM/FFGPEM2IDLI5KRM.SMALL.jpg simplecove Saw a couple of other examples of wooden wall art and decided to have a go at trying to make my own. I used cherry and curly maple for this project. Milling up the lumber I had some really old cherry laying around that I wanted to use for a special project. Well, this was that project. It's han...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:50:39 PDT
Tension Series - Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Portal-Bench/
Tension Series - Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/YRNR/IDLI47TH/FBQYRNRIDLI47TH.SMALL.jpg barclay5426 Following on from my Floating Bed, here's my latest prototype furniture piece... Portal Bench. A seating bench made for interior or exterior use. An off-axis loop connects to two legs, each of which is hand carved (with some help from an angle grinder) into a flowing shape. Steam bent feet and sl...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:21:48 PDT
"Broken" Bandsaw Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-1/
"Broken" Bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/YEOP/IDLZYV7Z/F3AYEOPIDLZYV7Z.SMALL.jpg isaylor In this instructable I will show you how to make a bandsaw box. A bandsaw box is an ornate jewelry or trinket box made mostly on a bandsaw. They are fun to make and don't take many materials.Tools Needed:Bandsaw (with a rip fence)Belt Sander Drill press with a drum sander Materials Needed:woodFelt ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:28:59 PDT
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-candle-holder-from-scrap-wood/
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SMALL.jpg hboom Like every woodworker or creative person you have always pieces of left overs in your shop.You won't throw them away because.....You always can make something out of it.And that's what I did.You wanna know how I made it?Just stick around .......... What you need.... 1. Left over pieces of differe...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:31:50 PDT
How to Cut Perfect Circles with A Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Perfect-Circles-with-A-Table-Saw/
How to Cut Perfect Circles with A Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/IEXX/IDIN96VS/FULIEXXIDIN96VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/IEXX/IDIN96VS/FULIEXXIDIN96VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/IEXX/IDIN96VS/FULIEXXIDIN96VS.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 Table saws are great at cutting straight but when its time to cut circles most people think of other tools, bandsaws, jig saws, hole saws, routers... etcWell you can cut perfect circles on your table saw too, with a simple fixture!What you'll need:Table SawShort nails, staples, screws (1") Make a ...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:45:31 PDT
How to Make a Kite String Winder from 2x4 Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Kite-Sting-Winder-from-2x4-Scraps/
How to Make a Kite String Winder from 2x4 Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LJ7P/IDH7TSJM/FJULJ7PIDH7TSJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LJ7P/IDH7TSJM/FJULJ7PIDH7TSJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LJ7P/IDH7TSJM/FJULJ7PIDH7TSJM.SMALL.jpg KurtH3 Summers are a great time for flying kites. If you buy a kite, the cheap string winder that comes with it will have some issues. Mainly they pay our super fast and take forever to wind back in.This homemade kite winder splits the difference and gives you the satisfaction of making a something cool...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 06:51:24 PDT
Car Subwoofer Enclosure Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Subwoofer-Enclosure-Build/
Car Subwoofer Enclosure Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SMALL.jpg rickdod3 Intro: I have been building car audio subwoofer enclosures for over 10 years, with tons of experience in audio engineering and acoustics. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment on this instructable and I will try my best to answer you in a timely manner.Thank you for viewing! D...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:36:31 PDT
Foldable Stool-step realisation http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Stool-step-realisation/
Foldable Stool-step realisation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After publishing the project for different types of foldable stool-steps, I was able to make a set of 4. This time I had to adapt dimensions for the wood bars I already had. material I sanded and cut wood bars and boards, optimizing the process making a group of four\eight pieces for each type.Th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:15:03 PDT
Simple Corner Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Corner-Clamps/
Simple Corner Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SUNL/IDECYSMT/FK5SUNLIDECYSMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SUNL/IDECYSMT/FK5SUNLIDECYSMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/SUNL/IDECYSMT/FK5SUNLIDECYSMT.SMALL.jpg wobblycogs Corner clamps (also known as mitre clamps, angle clamps and various other variations on a theme) are really useful where you have a large structure that is difficult to keep square while under construction. One of the best things about these clamps is they cost almost nothing to make, the total cost...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:48:02 PDT
Wood Sunglass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Sunglass/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:26:13 PDT
DIY Cherry & Maple Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cherry-Maple-Coasters/
DIY Cherry & Maple Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/O8OM/IDCXGSR7/FREO8OMIDCXGSR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/O8OM/IDCXGSR7/FREO8OMIDCXGSR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/O8OM/IDCXGSR7/FREO8OMIDCXGSR7.SMALL.jpg simplecove These cherry and maple coasters are a fun weekend project that allows you to use up some of that scrap you have laying around. They are 3 3/4 inches squared and 1/2 inch thick including the cork on the bottom. Prepare your lumber I milled the cherry and maple to 3/8 inches thick at the planer, ri...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 07:31:48 PDT
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Organizer-Box-for-Storing-Screws/
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/VQIQ/IDBHWYCH/FIDVQIQIDBHWYCH.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Organizing screws and nails (or anything else for that matter!) can be rather frustrating, and I really wanted to get rid of my old plastic cases that were rather impractical and cumbersome. So I decided to build a nice big box, full of cubbie holes, and then to build lots of small boxes to fit insi...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:11:29 PDT
Make a Bandsaw Fence from Aluminum Extrusions http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bandsaw-Fence-from-Aluminum-Extrusions/
Make a Bandsaw Fence from Aluminum Extrusions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KXIK/IDBHYYDU/FSHKXIKIDBHYYDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KXIK/IDBHYYDU/FSHKXIKIDBHYYDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/KXIK/IDBHYYDU/FSHKXIKIDBHYYDU.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace I do a lot of resawing on my small bandsaw. I need a fence that is tall enough to support the plank as I cut, and that can be adjusted to correct for drift -- the tendency of the saw blade to move away from the cut line. If a bandsaw comes with a fence, it will have neither of these capabilities....
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:33:09 PDT
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-your-wood-slabs-with-a-Planing-Sled-that-you/
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SMALL.jpg robot-six This instructable gives an overview of how to plane your wood slabs flat using a router and a Planing sled. Start with your wood slabs. Here are the two wood slabs that I want to plane flat Measure your wood slabs maximum width and length. These wood slabs are on the smallish side. So I wante...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:08:37 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Colonial Washstand 1760 Plan + Step-By-Step Woodworking Plans! http://www.instructables.com/id/Colonial-Washstand-1760-Plan-Step-By-Step-Woodwork/
Colonial Washstand 1760 Plan + Step-By-Step Woodworking Plans! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TSF9/IDCXKRE6/FBBTSF9IDCXKRE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TSF9/IDCXKRE6/FBBTSF9IDCXKRE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/TSF9/IDCXKRE6/FBBTSF9IDCXKRE6.SMALL.jpg George M I found the original of this classic colonial washstand piece while on vacation on JekyII island in Georgia.It was probably made during the middle of the eighteenth century but it´s a look that´s often duplicated to good effect today. I´ve searched the books but have not been able to find anything ...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:55:00 PDT
Totoro Whirligig http://www.instructables.com/id/Totoro-Whirligig/
Totoro Whirligig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek I made a Totoro Whirligig using basic tools!Check the video by clicking HERE if the window doesn't work (video opens in a new tab). Draw and Cut & Paint your Totoro Characters You can Google search the characters or scene you wish to apply to your whirligig.We choose the scene with the bus statio...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 19:40:33 PDT
Make a Tower of Hanoi Puzzle Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tower-of-Hanoi-Puzzle-Game/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:46:56 PDT
Build Chinese Checkers from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Chinese-Checkers-from-Scratch/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 16:09:58 PDT
Chess Game from Scrap DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Game-from-Scrap-DIY/
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 22:54:40 PDT
How To Make a Solid Head Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Solid-Head-Mallet/
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By: darbinorvar

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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 09:02:53 PDT
DIY Dog Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Pool/
DIY Dog Pool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6N6/ICYMZSUS/FL2A6N6ICYMZSUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6N6/ICYMZSUS/FL2A6N6ICYMZSUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6N6/ICYMZSUS/FL2A6N6ICYMZSUS.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar It's been hot here lately with several 100 degree days. My dog, Darwin - a golden retriever has been hot too. So I figured, maybe he would like a pool to cool down in. I looked around the shop, found some scrap plywood, an old tarp and figured, hey why not. Building the Structure For the structur...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:58:14 PDT
Traditional Church Style Noticeboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Traditional-Church-Style-Noticeboard/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 08:14:21 PDT
Cheap and Easy Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Planters/
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By: Drunken Woodworker

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:05:41 PDT
Vault Boy http://www.instructables.com/id/Pip-Boy/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:33:43 PDT
DIY Porch Swing (Free Templates!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Porch-Swing-Free-Templates/
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By: April Wilkerson

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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/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:07:19 PDT
Jurassic DIY Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-DIY-Lamp/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:57:30 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/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:05:30 PDT
Turning a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Bowl/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 PDT
Wood Pallet Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Disassembly/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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By: HPandLOTR

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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/
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By: HPandLOTR

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:08:49 PDT