Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - workshop http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:49:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sundial From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Sundial-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:35:02 PDT
ole school arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/ole-school-arcade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SMALL.jpg nollie551 this is one of the only things that you can do with an old 13" tube tv
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:07:42 PDT
DIY Wooden sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
DIY Bench Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Cookies/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:57:16 PST
Wood drill bits made of a spoke http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-drill-bits-made-of-a-spoke/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:54:30 PST
build your own workbench out of free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/build-your-own-workbench-out-of-free-wood/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/LKX1/HS3GSA5D/FEVLKX1HS3GSA5D.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part four of a 6-part series where i aim to make reclaiming wood and making things out of it accessible for everyone - even without all the fancy tools! parts 1-3 are also on instructables, showing you one of many ways to get free wood, how to get basically all the tools you need for cheap ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:53:29 PST
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Crate-Wood-working-and-just-a-fun-projec/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
Ballbearing Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballbearing-Crossbow/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:23:22 PST
Wine barrel into a wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-barrel-into-a-wine-rack/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:19:05 PST
Building a yew coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-yew-coffee-table/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:29:04 PST
Make a Custom Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-Knife-Handle/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:42:27 PST
How I build interior doors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-build-interior-doors/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:55:15 PST
From bookcase to workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/From-bookcase-to-workstation/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:10:46 PST
Skyrim Hold Shields http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Hold-Shields-1/
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:49:54 PST
Homemade 'Cyclone' system for your workshop - Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cyclone-system-for-your-workshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/MUP0/HMMF6RVI/FKPMUP0HMMF6RVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/MUP0/HMMF6RVI/FKPMUP0HMMF6RVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/MUP0/HMMF6RVI/FKPMUP0HMMF6RVI.SMALL.jpg CarpintHero This is my homemade vacuum cyclone system. It consits of two empty paint buckets and some vacuum hoses. Most of the sawdust and particles stay in the buckets and only a little portion of the fine dust goes to the vacuum bag. Keeping the vacuum bag empty, means that you can use the same bag for mo...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 13:19:44 PDT
Hobby Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-Desk/
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:31:40 PDT
How To Make A Functional War Mace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Functional-War-Mace/
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 17:28:09 PDT
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Woodworkers-Toolbox/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
How to Make a Lattice http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Technique-Making-a-Lattice/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 15:53:42 PDT
Make a cabinet using dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabinet-Making-Projects-Dovetails/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:16:32 PDT
Under Bed Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Bed-Storage/
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:37:42 PDT
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Can-Dremel-Router-Table/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:05:03 PDT
Portable Timber Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Timber-Workbench/
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 05:57:05 PDT
Rough wood: Milling it square & fixing defects - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rough-wood-Milling-it-square-fixing-defects-m/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 02:31:26 PDT
Resaw wood on the bandsaw and table saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Resaw-wood-on-the-bandsaw-and-table-saw/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 01:54:16 PDT
Tall bandsaw resaw fence - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-bandsaw-resaw-fence-Made-at-Techshop/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 01:36:57 PDT
Featherboard Evolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Featherboard-Evolution/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 14:58:53 PDT
Horizontal Vise (My table top Shavehorse without the horse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Horizontal-Vise-My-table-top-Shavehorse-without-t/
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 07:31:15 PDT
DIY Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sawhorses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/NKGO/H9T4LA68/F29NKGOH9T4LA68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/NKGO/H9T4LA68/F29NKGOH9T4LA68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/NKGO/H9T4LA68/F29NKGOH9T4LA68.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Sawhorses are a great way to support your project when you are making something, but what happens when you need a special sawhorse? Some sawhorses need to kick out, or be extra wide set. This guide outlines how a few ways to support your work with great sawhorses. Do you have an excellent Sawhorse...
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Sat, 24 Nov 2012 18:14:44 PST
Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-Collection/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/YBQ6/H9T4KST9/FTUYBQ6H9T4KST9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/YBQ6/H9T4KST9/FTUYBQ6H9T4KST9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/YBQ6/H9T4KST9/FTUYBQ6H9T4KST9.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Dust is the messy by-product of being a maker. If you are working around power tools for any extended amount of time, you are sure to coated in a fine silt, so is the rest of your stuff.  This guide outlines how a few ways to get rid of the dust in your shop, or project space. Check out these mutan...
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 18:25:57 PST
My Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Workshop-7/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/M76T/H2WERYVL/F7IM76TH2WERYVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/M76T/H2WERYVL/F7IM76TH2WERYVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/M76T/H2WERYVL/F7IM76TH2WERYVL.SMALL.jpg Peter Vivian Thought some of you might like to see my workshop I built about 9 years ago, it was featured on the One show and something else that I've forgotten now!  Thanks for looking.  I've got some build-up photos somewhere I'll post if I can find them as I did an articleabout it for Practical Woodworking. ...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 14:35:32 PDT
My version of a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/My-version-of-a-Saw-Table/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 00:25:35 PST
how to build a dolly/shop-companion! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-a-dollyshop-companion/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 15:52:58 PST
How to Build an Octagonal Deck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Octagonal-Deck/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 08:25:44 PST
electric dustpan http://www.instructables.com/id/electric-dustpan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/MS74/GV0RRKE9/FZ8MS74GV0RRKE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/MS74/GV0RRKE9/FZ8MS74GV0RRKE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/MS74/GV0RRKE9/FZ8MS74GV0RRKE9.SMALL.jpg copperaxe For my first instructable I figure I should share a recent mod in my garage workshop. Nobody likes a messy work area, and the easier or more entertaining one can make the cleanup process the more likely the area is to remain clean. This will help keep wood shavings, dirt and dust from getting in the...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:33:01 PST
Cyclonic Dirt Separator Using Off the Shelf Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclonic-Dirt-Separator-Using-Off-the-Shelf-Parts/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:39:06 PDT
Tough Cheap Work Bench (My Bowling Alley) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tough-Cheap-Work-Bench-My-Bowling-Alley/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:02:35 PDT
CD case storage for router & drill bits http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-case-storage-for-router-drill-bits/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 19:55:32 PDT
Free Stealth Piano Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Stealth-Apartment-Workbench/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:19:21 PDT
PET Soda Bottle Cyclonic Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Bottle-Cyclonic-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 22:03:38 PST
Basement workshoppe http://www.instructables.com/id/Basement-workshoppe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/8D42/GKS0SINQ/F3R8D42GKS0SINQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/8D42/GKS0SINQ/F3R8D42GKS0SINQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/8D42/GKS0SINQ/F3R8D42GKS0SINQ.SMALL.jpg flammablesquid I live in a flood zone, and have to be prepared for water seeping up through the basement floor. When I built my workbench, I put the legs in 5 gallon plastic buckets for protection and trash. 
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 04:10:58 PST
My Little Workshop/Utility Room/Cathouse. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Little-WorkshopUtilty-RoomCathouse/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2X3Z/GKI1A43F/FLU2X3ZGKI1A43F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2X3Z/GKI1A43F/FLU2X3ZGKI1A43F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/2X3Z/GKI1A43F/FLU2X3ZGKI1A43F.SMALL.jpg Nostalgic Guy I got the phone call today telling me that my long awaited shoulder surgery is going to take place in just over three weeks. It will be the third crack at fixing an old injury & judging by past experience I won't be doing any sawing or hammering for a few months afterwards so all those little jobs ...
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 18:44:39 PST
The "Cludgie" workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cludgie-workshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6BXF/GJQEJZJD/FCJ6BXFGJQEJZJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6BXF/GJQEJZJD/FCJ6BXFGJQEJZJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6BXF/GJQEJZJD/FCJ6BXFGJQEJZJD.SMALL.jpg chuckstuff Welcome to my world - what used to be an stonebuilt outside toilet and coal store (common to my part of the world) has now been 'upgraded' to my workspace. This is an old pic, I've since managed to shoehorn in a small bandsaw... seriously!
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 01:08:23 PST
My Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Workshop-2/
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Sat, 5 Feb 2011 13:51:42 PST
Almost Dream Shop http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Dream-Shop-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LJIR/GJHVGIVV/F0KLJIRGJHVGIVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LJIR/GJHVGIVV/F0KLJIRGJHVGIVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LJIR/GJHVGIVV/F0KLJIRGJHVGIVV.SMALL.jpg ea422 This is my workshop. I had it built 10yrs ago when we bought our house.  It's a 21" x 24" Tuff Shed. I have just about everything I need to attempt any project.  Still trying to make good use of space, but after 10 yrs of acquiring tools and things, It is getting a bit cramped. My goal after workin...
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Sun, 30 Jan 2011 18:33:03 PST
My KISS lathe (mi torno HSE) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-KISS-lathe-mi-torno-HSE/
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Sun, 14 Nov 2010 19:43:12 PST
Mini Cyclone Bucket Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Cyclone-Bucket-Dust-Collector/
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Thu, 20 May 2010 15:56:08 PDT
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Lathe-3-in-1-Lathe-Sander-GrinderSharp/
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SMALL.jpg Steliart - Stelios LA Stavrinides Introduction:   When I submitted my instructable "The smallest workshop in the world" a lathe latter addition was presented as an add-on idea to the tool bench, after someone asked me... "Where is the lathe?" At first I did a quick sketch lathe idea using a power drill for motor, just to show ...
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Tue, 4 May 2010 04:39:27 PDT
The Smallest Workshop in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Smallest-Workshop-in-the-World/
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Sat, 24 Apr 2010 13:37:37 PDT