Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - workshop http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:31:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a Wooden Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wooden-Toy-Car/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:20:52 PST
How to Make Parquetry Wood Brooches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Parquetry-Wood-Brooches/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:42:11 PST
Bandsaw Jig to Cut Log Slices - Laser Engraved Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Jig-to-Cut-Log-Slices-Laser-Engraved-Logo/
Bandsaw Jig to Cut Log Slices - Laser Engraved Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/HM19/IVA4LIDU/FQHHM19IVA4LIDU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/HM19/IVA4LIDU/FQHHM19IVA4LIDU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/HM19/IVA4LIDU/FQHHM19IVA4LIDU.SMALL.jpg Humus Workshop A friend asked me these log slices to use as Christmas ornaments and I took the opportunity to release the laser to engrave my logo. By the way, if you like this laser machine, I've share a link on the video description and at the end of this post to get a coupon by 50% off.So far I had cut the logs...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 01:26:06 PST
Christmas Ornament, Inside Out Turning http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Ornament-Inside-Out-Turning/
Christmas Ornament, Inside Out Turning - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/VXEE/IUSLZAET/FD9VXEEIUSLZAET.SMALL.jpg Big Nick 1967 As the silly season is almost upon us , I thought it wood be a go idea to try my hand at turning an ornament on the lathe .Starting by ripping down some scrap pine to 4 lengths by 25 mm x 25mm. They were held together with hot glue and the inside was turn . Next the 4 blanks where pull apart and g...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:16:36 PDT
How to Make a Japanese Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Japanese-Puzzle/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:54:55 PDT
Turning & Carving a Burl Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Carving-a-Burl-Bowl/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:15:31 PDT
How to make a table saw - Making the Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-Saw-Making-the-Fence/
How to make a table saw - Making the Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/CACY/IUOI481D/FAMCACYIUOI481D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/CACY/IUOI481D/FAMCACYIUOI481D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/CACY/IUOI481D/FAMCACYIUOI481D.SMALL.jpg VMH0307 Hello Everybody!I would like to continue the series How to make a table saws with Make a Fence for Table saw.Previous article related to making the table saw, you can see at the following link:How to make a table saw - Part 1How to make a table saw - Part 2I would like to share the video describes t...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:34:58 PDT
Shipping Pallet Nightstand with Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Shipping-Pallet-Nightstand-With-Charging-Station/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:55:19 PDT
Bird House http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-2/
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 18:13:37 PDT
Shop Vac & Cyclone Dust Collection System Cart (Jay Bates Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Vac-Cyclone-Dust-Collection-System-Cart-Jay-B/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 23:17:04 PDT
Slice of Wood Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Slice-of-Wood-Night-Light/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:01:28 PDT
How to Make a Folding-ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Folding-ladder/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 19:10:15 PDT
Five Cardboard Hacks - Woodworking & Plastic Bag Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Cardboard-Hacks-Woodworking-Plastic-Bag-Stora/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:41:41 PDT
Lightweight Portable Table-Top Artists Easel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Large-Lightweight-Portable-Table-to/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:59:54 PDT
SmartJointer: fully automatic SmartMini-based box jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartJointer-Full-Automatic-SmartMini-based-Box-Jo/
SmartJointer: fully automatic SmartMini-based box jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SMALL.jpg trusley_mike This is part two of two parts about SmartJointer - an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled by SmartMini.Please click here for part one.This Instructable converts SmartJointer for fully automatic operation.SmartJointer is a an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled b...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 02:48:37 PDT
SmartJointer: SmartMini/Arduino controlled box jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartJointer-SmartMiniArduino-Controlled-Box-Joint/
SmartJointer: SmartMini/Arduino controlled box jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SMALL.jpg trusley_mike This is part one of two parts about SmartJointer - an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled by SmartMini.Please click here for part two.No PC or mains power supply is required to operate SmartJointer in the workshop.The jointer is built from 9mm plywood and softwood plus mechanical ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:24:49 PDT
Klimt on a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Klimt-on-a-Box/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:44:53 PDT
DIY From Dog House to Chicken Coop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-From-Dog-House-to-Chicken-Coop/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 18:35:37 PDT
How to Make a Coffin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coffin/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:51:13 PDT
Drum Sanding Table for the Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Sanding-Table-for-the-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:31:19 PDT
Sandpaper Disc Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Disc-Storage-Rack/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:34:35 PDT
How to Make a Spear! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spear/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:22:26 PDT
Off-surface shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-surface-Shelf/
Off-surface shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi everyone, here's another fun easy to make project. In this project we will be making a small useful off-surface shelf with our own touch. All we need is a basic 2D designing skills. So, lets get started. ---------------------------------------------مقدمةفي هذا الدرس سوف نقوم بعمل حامل للمصحف عن ط...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 03:44:35 PDT
Four Workholding Jigs for Handplanning http://www.instructables.com/id/Four-Workholding-Jigs-for-Handplanning/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 21:31:00 PDT
Choosing the Correct Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-the-Correct-Saw/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 08:20:27 PDT
Flattening a Slab on my Bench with a Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-a-Slab-on-My-Bench-With-a-Router/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 17:01:31 PDT
Adjustable Support for Mitre/chop Saw Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Support-for-Mitrechop-Saw-Work/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:54:53 PDT
How to Make a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Box/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:27:31 PDT
How to Handcut Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Handcut-Dovetails/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:57:36 PDT
Reclaimed-Wood Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Table-1/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 03:05:45 PDT
Featured Author: Kludge77 http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Kludge77/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Peter Brown, better known on Instructables as Kludge77, is a woodworker and self-proclaimed “computer geek." He originally joined Instructables on a whim, posting a project and YouTube video here and there. After picking up followers and winning contests, he has become one of our regular authors....
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Fri, 6 May 2016 13:36:36 PDT
How to Make an Oak Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Oak-Garden-Bench/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 23:43:37 PDT
Rocket Ship, DIY Home Decor / Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Ship-DIY-Home-Decor-Toy/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:05:23 PDT
How to Make a Three-Legged Wooden Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Three-Legged-Wooden-Stool/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:37:04 PDT
Wood Veneer Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Veneer-Rose/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:21:46 PDT
Three Ways to Saw Straight with a Handsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Ways-to-Saw-Straight-With-a-Handsaw/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 22:37:54 PDT
Make an eggbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Eggbox/
Make an eggbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SMALL.jpg Amaries “It’s springtime, the season when eggs traditionally get their moment of glory” so I made an eggbox. I hope you get inspired and if you don’t want to make an egg you can always eat one. How it got started I turned this egg last week and found the result pretty boring. I wanted it to paint the egg...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:00:53 PDT
Wooden Tube (long) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tube-long/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 09:58:09 PST
Magnetic Checkerboard Concept: http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Checkerboard-Concept/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:39:54 PST
Portable Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:15:37 PST
American Patriot Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Patriot-Pen/
American Patriot Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I turned this slimline pen from stars and stripes blanks and I'll show you how I did it. Cutting and Drilling your Blanks I purchased a stars blank and a stripes blank from Packard Woodworks (though you can buy them at a lot of other woodturning stores). I also bought a chrome fancy slimline pen...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:03:14 PST
Deskdown, a hidden computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Deskdown-a-Hidden-Computer/
Deskdown, a hidden computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SMALL.jpg cepterbi First off: This instructable is not finished yet. I'm a mechanic but i have a special interest for wood-working. I'm building a workshop at the moment and when it's finished you'll be seeing a lot more instrutables from me. Thanks for now for having an interest in my project. The last step offer my ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:56:01 PST
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-Your-Shop-With-French-Cleat-Tool-Storage/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:07:38 PST
A Hammer for Jacob http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Hammer-for-Jacob/
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:41:28 PST
Arcon para herramientas con madera de palet - Tool chest with palet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcon-Para-Herramientas-Con-Madera-De-Palet-Tool-C/
Arcon para herramientas con madera de palet - Tool chest with palet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/2YP3/IK77FQ6V/FZJ2YP3IK77FQ6V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/2YP3/IK77FQ6V/FZJ2YP3IK77FQ6V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/2YP3/IK77FQ6V/FZJ2YP3IK77FQ6V.SMALL.jpg Patxi Alai Este es el tipico trabajo que le gusta hacer a todo el mundo. Su propio arcon de herramientas. Esta hecho con madera de palet, y las tablas han sido desmontadas, cepilladas y lijadas a mano, casi en su totalidad. La razon es que en el garaje donde lo hice no hay electricidad, aunque al final le coge...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:42:33 PST
Fold Down Work Table for X-Carve CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Down-Work-Table-for-X-Carve-CNC-Machine/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 13:51:00 PST
More than just a lumber cart http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Lumber-Cart/
More than just a lumber cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SMALL.jpg Moy perez woodshop A mobil cart to hold anything from small cutoffs to larger pieces of lumber. It also includes plenty of storage drawers and a clamp rack. Tools needed and materials Tools needed*Mitersaw or circular saw*Reciprocating saw or hacksaw*Drill press or hand drill*sander*Bandsaw or jigsaw*Brad nailer an...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:38:22 PST
BSB Paracord Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/BSB-Paracord-Jig/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:36:13 PST
Simple Dorm Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dorm-Table/
Simple Dorm Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/7M9U/II4WMERF/F1Z7M9UII4WMERF.SMALL.jpg ttj54020 The object of this project was to create a simple table to be used from a futon or couch for college course work. The budget was set at $10 for lumber. This makes a great inexpensive gift for college students! Materials To complete this instructable you will need:2 - 2x4's 8 feet (we will only ...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:29:09 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST