Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:52:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Chef Knife Wood Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Chef-Knife-Wood-Block/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:31 PST
DIY Modern Plywood Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modern-Plywood-Tray/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:20:11 PST
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-51-piece-burr-puzzle-using-only-hand/
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SMALL.jpg Andrius Sta In this tutorial you’ll find a step by step instruction for making a 51 piece burr puzzle (also called “Pagoda”, "Japanese Crystal") using only hand tools. It’s a nice way to familiarize yourself with basic hand tool techniques and try out your patience! Things you'll need HandsawIn my case 2 ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:02:07 PST
Smartphone Wood Veneer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Wood-Veneer-Case/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:42 PST
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-adjustable-stilts-with-no-power-tools-out-of-/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:28:17 PST
How to Build a Tahitian Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tahitian-Ukulele/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:38:19 PST
A Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Ornament/
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By: Badlands_Wood_N_Stuff

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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:43:10 PST
Creating starter holes for small hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-starter-holes-for-small-hinges/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:34:26 PST
50 Digital Joints: poster visual reference http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Digital-Joints-poster-visual-reference/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:38:29 PST
Big/Tiny Variable Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/BigTiny-Variable-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:38:59 PST
Collapsable and Portable Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Sawhorses/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:59:48 PST
Quick router template http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-router-template/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:32:10 PST
How To Make A Retro Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Retro-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:40:19 PST
Deer on Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Deer-on-Wood/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:52:04 PST
How to make your own Scratch Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Scratch-Awl/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:15:33 PST
Wooden state cutout http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-state-cutout/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:13:00 PST
Keeping Grandpa's Saw Alive http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Grandpas-Saw-Alive/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:38:46 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Easy to build walnut dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-walnut-dinning-table-for-beginners-project/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:02:52 PST
Make an MDF speed square http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-MDF-speed-square/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 01:23:33 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
striped wood stool http://www.instructables.com/id/striped-wood-stool/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:23:23 PST
Make a Manly Mallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Manly-Mallet/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:18:11 PST
Kitchen Island/Utility Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-IslandUtility-Table/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 08:43:20 PST
Wooden DIY Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-DIY-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 19:21:12 PST
Pistol crossbow (steampunk or military style) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pistol-crossbow-mostly-with-hand-tools/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:37:59 PST
Wooden Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-tablet-Stand-1/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 14:22:37 PST
DIY Custom Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Guitar/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:09:04 PST
Easy Lap Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Lap-Desk/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 16:14:00 PST
Log pencil holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-pencil-holder/
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By: wiscdoledino

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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 15:48:58 PDT
Backlit LED Lightbox Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Lightbox-Sign/
Backlit LED Lightbox Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/CF6C/I1WH9D5M/FW8CF6CI1WH9D5M.SMALL.jpg plarge Hi again,This time around we're going to make a professional LED backlit lightbox for whatever logo, business name, or design you can imagine. Has this been done before? Yes of course, it's an old concept that can be created in many ways. Why did I take the time to create this instructable if that's...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:55:23 PDT
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shop-Towel-Bottle-Stopper/
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/83MS/I1WHDJ7L/FEV83MSI1WHDJ7L.SMALL.jpg kludge77 What's absorbent, blue and covered in epoxy? Yep! A Shop Towel Bottle Stopper.I think I might have a problem...Whenever I have a little extra resin I pour it into mold just for experiment. This is the leftovers from about 3 other projects.While I was sanding the white slurry of plastic residue got ...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:36:36 PDT
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-GLOVEBOX-AKA-Busy-Kids-Station/
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez I Remember those childhood days when we keep our founded treasures in granpa´s cigar box or even in the Wooden Glovebox. Well I like to keep that good old tradition with my kids. In my Son´s eleventh birthday I decided to give him an old style Gift, so I made a Wooden Glovebox with a series of gadge...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:40:36 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar DIY How To Make your own Baby GrootIn this short tutorial I take you step by step how I was able to make the baby Groot from the end of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.For more info and to see the video: http://youtube.com/darbinorvar How To Build Groot Materials 3 inch square piece of mahogan...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
Building a Tile Tray with Marble & Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Tile-Tray-with-Marble-Wood/
Building a Tile Tray with Marble & Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/L5ZP/I1CC46CT/FPUL5ZPI1CC46CT.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This is a tutorial about how I built a small marble tile tray with plywood and mahogany.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq5L_y5fcB0http://www.darbinorvar.com/blog/2014/10/17/buildin... Instructions In this video I really wanted to show something I have been wanting to integrate for a while: tile....
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:16:56 PDT
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/OVQF/I1C42C3I/FXKOVQFI1C42C3I.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Creating the Mold for Bent Lamination on a Laser CutterThis Instructable will teach you the Digital Fabrication workflow I used to take a 3D Model and create a laser cut, Cardboard Bent Lamination Mold.We will be creating a skateboard design and it's camber (The curvature in the deck created from th...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
Miniature gun Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-gun-Model-1/
Miniature gun Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5ROA/I1CBZCO3/F1N5ROAI1CBZCO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5ROA/I1CBZCO3/F1N5ROAI1CBZCO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/5ROA/I1CBZCO3/F1N5ROAI1CBZCO3.SMALL.jpg gidder Mini Gun Model made out of pine and a spent .22 magnum Brass.Supplies needed -.22 Magnum Brass Cartridge- .5in x 1in x 4in Piece of White pine- carving knive(s)- various grits of sand paper-some sort of glue, epoxy, cement Gettin Started Draw out your stock shape on the pine and begin carving it...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:15:55 PDT
Rebuild Stanley #220 Block Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-Stanley-220-Block-Plane/
Rebuild Stanley #220 Block Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/51QP/I15KY5GA/FM851QPI15KY5GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/51QP/I15KY5GA/FM851QPI15KY5GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/51QP/I15KY5GA/FM851QPI15KY5GA.SMALL.jpg emichalsen With this Instructable I will be rebuilding a Stanley #220 Block Plane found buried in a box at a flea market. It has all the parts, just some dirt and surface rust from neglect. The first step it to assess the piece, see what needs replacing and how square it sits. With this one I am in luck; e...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:15:53 PDT
Birch Coaster from whole Branch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Coaster-from-whole-Branch/
Birch Coaster from whole Branch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HXEH/I13EAG4I/F1JHXEHI13EAG4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HXEH/I13EAG4I/F1JHXEHI13EAG4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/HXEH/I13EAG4I/F1JHXEHI13EAG4I.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Today I will show you how to make a rustic and decorative birch coaster from a piece of birch branch. Yes, you heard me right - we are going to turn a piece of branch into a board, from start to finish.The tools: bandsaw - you need to watch the video to see why I prefer this tool for this project. Y...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:08:29 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SMALL.jpg marcjoli This instructable will show how to build a cheap and simple garage storage and workbench out of plywood that will allow you to store all of your tools or gear safely while doubling as a great work bench surface.This is my first instructable so please be nice but also leave comments to tell me what y...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Wooden Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Name-Block/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 20:18:14 PDT
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gramophone/
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Acoustic amplifiers are pretty cool, but my favorite style is the Gramophone ... they just look cool ... especially when real metal horns are used. That being said, have you seen the asking prices for these creations? I thought the $185 model on Etsy was painful ... until I saw another for $495 .....
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:34:05 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SMALL.jpg gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Make the best tweezers around http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-best-tweezers-around/
Make the best tweezers around - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SMALL.jpg richard62 How many times have you gotten a splinter or metal sliver stuck in your finger while working on your car or handling a piece of wood? You try to get it out using the tweezers that your wife, mom, girlfriend, or whoever has in the medicine cabinet. But, those cheap tweezers just won't get to the tiny...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:04:07 PDT
Tiny Handy Wood Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Handy-Wood-Bookmark/
Tiny Handy Wood Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone,I recently went back to reading books (never stop reading until you're blind by the way) and remembered seeing a couple Instructables about making "book helpers", those wood triangles with a hole for the thumb that you use to keep the pages open when holding the book single-handedly (yo...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 05:17:53 PDT
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-router-table-for-Woodworking-for-un/
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SMALL.jpg onewoodtools Learn how to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in this woodworking video for beginners. This simple router table is a good starting point for people who are learning woodworking or even the professional looking for a quick site setup. For more woodworking tutorial videos please subs...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:03:53 PDT
Mini Table Saw conversion for CBG Fret Slotting or crafts http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Table-Saw-conversion-for-CBG-Fret-Slotting-or/
Mini Table Saw conversion for CBG Fret Slotting or crafts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/II2B/I0C919UO/FL1II2BI0C919UO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/II2B/I0C919UO/FL1II2BI0C919UO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/II2B/I0C919UO/FL1II2BI0C919UO.SMALL.jpg gothycdesigns For my pursuit of making things easier and faster for working on Cigar Box Guitars or small crafts. I am limitedto what my shop electricity can handle. I have only a single pole 15A breaker. And when you add a full size tablesaw that it just under that. then any thing bogging it down makes a draw on...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:28:17 PDT
Applying Lacquer Finish to Small Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Applying-Lacquer-Finish-to-Small-Objects/
Applying Lacquer Finish to Small Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/X0X4/I0C90AF3/FTFX0X4I0C90AF3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/X0X4/I0C90AF3/FTFX0X4I0C90AF3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/X0X4/I0C90AF3/FTFX0X4I0C90AF3.SMALL.jpg randomtower There are many ways to achieving perfect finishes to objects, and there are many articles that do a better job of explaining finishing than this one. However, this is how I myself finish my scroll saw projects, without need to flip over the object. Using this method, you can finish all sides at once...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:30:11 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SMALL.jpg kurnous34 Hi there! This will be my first instructable and I hope you enjoy it. I made this tray for my wife on our five year wedding anniversary. It turned out very nice, so I wanted to share it and give a little back to Instructables for helping to inspire me on other projects. This tray is made from n...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT