Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - workshop Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:49:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign
Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> MonoLoco Workshop Turn your logo or favorite design into an awesome glow in the dark sign! You can even supercharge it to glow in the light by making it back-lit with UV LED's.A long while back a friend sent me a link to the Instructables article by mikeasaurus. The Glow Table... I almost immediately found some photo...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:34:15 PDT
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
adjustable wood sawhorse
adjustable wood sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Turning a Camphor Pen
Turning a Camphor Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> HPandLOTR So I am a pen turner and I'd say I'm a fairly decent one. There are many secrets to turning a pen that aren't shown in the instructions that come with your pen kit. Today I'll show you how i turned a Slimline Pen out of Camphor wood. Preparing your blanks for turning I held the brass tube up to...

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:32:55 PDT
DIY Flag Pole out of PVC
DIY Flag Pole out of PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar Here's a quick and easy way to attaching a flag to your house. All you need is a flag - some PVC pipe, a block of wood, some paint and some screws. The Pipe This is my problem: I have a flag, but I don't have a pole and I wanted to attach the flag to the house. I do however have a pvc pipe, so he...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 14:24:24 PDT
A New Hobby/Woodwork/Project Shed
A New Hobby/Woodwork/Project Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> buck2217 I finally decided it was time to "bite the bullet" and build myself a dedicated hobby shed as I was struggling to find a decent space to work in as the garage had 2 cars, a motorcycle, a ride on mower, 4 freezers and assorted other Crud, and the garden/pool shed was full of garden equipment and the ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:01:29 PDT
Crochet hook
Crochet hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> world of woodcraft I know a lot of people who crochet. So much so that a while back I decided to make my mum the best crochet hook in the world ever. This was perhaps a little foolish endeavor for a non crocheter but allowed me to do a lot of geeky research and experiments.I documented my research at the time on the F...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:18:41 PDT
Homemade Tablesaw
Homemade Tablesaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlee2 This is my go at making a homemade table saw to add to my garage/workshop. I have an ancient black and decker circular saw that has a warped shoe so it doesn't work very well has a handheld saw. By attaching it to a table I am able to tweak it so that it cuts straight and doesn't matter about the wa...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 05:50:11 PDT
Abstract Wood Wall Art
Abstract Wood Wall Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon HeyI decided to bring some interest to my living roomBought 7 long wood Planks each 2 meter long and 2x2 cm wide.I asked for the guy at the wood shop to cut each and every plank into a different size ( one will be 10 cm , 12, cm 6 cm and so on )attached them to each other on my living room floor , ...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:45:02 PDT
Hanging camera slider with arm extension
Hanging camera slider with arm extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlee2 This is my camera setup for my workshop. Its so versatile and covers nearly every shot that I need. The camera is mounted onto an old adjustable lamp arm which slides along a track that is mounted to a beam in the ceiling. This setup is quite specific to my workshop layout but hopefully this gives y...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:15:02 PDT
Cutting Perfect Circles on the Bandsaw
Cutting Perfect Circles on the Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlee2 Here's a quick video of a super easy way to cut perfect circles on the bandsaw. It's just a wooden surface that goes over the bandsaw table and is cut through halfway. I glued and screwed 2 pieces of wood underneath as stops so that it lines up in the same place each time. Then I drew a line across ...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 18:25:44 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> stangtime When I'm working on a project in my shop the longer clamps are often committed to other jobs and I'm left with smaller clamps. The obvious answer is to get more clamps (you can never have enough of them), but often I only need another inch or two to make the smaller clamps work. An easy mod to squ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection
Contractor Saw Dust Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheWoodfather Ugh. Dust, amirite?My shopvac isn’t very high quality and a proper dust collection system is a long way off for me, but I’m sick of tasting pine with my evening meal. And I can’t leave anything in my shop without a thick coating of dust forming on it. I left my bike in the shop while I made a few cu...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
(Very) Quick Woodturning Project
(Very) Quick Woodturning Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> adamsojba Hello again!So, a quick introduction, I decided to create the instructable to show how easy it is to create a decent wood product in very little time. In this case a small tealight holder as they are quick and easy to turn. Its a very useful thing too, for instance in my case, Right now I'm (Suppos...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 03:17:01 PDT
bamboo wine holder
bamboo wine holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> sakwijaya lets make bamboo wine holder without glue Tools and Material Tools :- saw- axe- sandpaper - carver- brush- glasses- Furnish- hammerMaterials :-bamboo Making main body holder the making of main body holder (wine body holder) main body holder size : 30 cm x 12 cmuse sandpaper cc320cw for the tu...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:45:04 PDT
Laptop Stand
Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> babou76 Hello everybody,Actually I learn cabinet-maker. For my first instructable I build a laptop stand for desk. It's better when you work with paper and cooled fast the laptop. I took pictures for steps. It's my first try for the dimension, they can be optimized. I hope that my model will inspire readers...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:00 PDT
one hand bottle opener
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Create your own acorn necklace
Create your own acorn necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amaries Although it’s almost spring here in Nothern Europe I am going to show you how to make a beautiful acorn pendant. I love the combination of walnut or other dark sorts of wood with oak and this is my favorite necklace. I hope it will be yours too. Some more pictures Materials I don’t have a bi...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:05:45 PST
Burning name sign
Burning name sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> melicson Today I will show you how to burn the letters of a CNC engraved wooden sign. Materials Materials needed:LighterWood Sander Burning wood Effectively burning your wood can be challenging.The best way I found to burn the wood is to hold the wood upside down. Light the lighter and hold the flame a...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:04:13 PST
Build a Life-sized Plush VW Campervan
Build a Life-sized Plush VW Campervan - More DIY How To Projects]]> damianzuch Hey there alla ya Instructablers, here's a quick tutorial on how Tina and I built a big puffy VW campervan play set for the designer Mr. Luke ( I tried to take photos whenever I remembered to, but since a lot of it was holding up chunks of wood and figuring out measurem...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:07:36 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianE2 This Instructable will show how to build simple, low cost, sturdy, wood furniture that can look good and last for a long time. I recommend reading through the entire Instructable before you begin. I am not a professional wood worker and some of my methods/materials may highlight this fact. I have ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Easy Birdmouth Joint on the Table Saw
Easy Birdmouth Joint on the Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dominic Bender A Birdmouth joint is commonly used in roof construction, but it can also be used for boxes or other kinds of woodworking where you want a 45° conection that is easy to glue and does not slip like, say, a mitre joint.There are specialised bits for the router table to make these, but you can also crea...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 05:20:11 PST
C-Clamp iPhone Stand
C-Clamp iPhone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> nicknawa I made a tiny C-Clamp for fun and realized that it works really well as a phone stand so here are the instructions on how to make one yourself. So you are aware, this instructable requires some basic jig making and needs some tools that everyone may not have. I will try to find work arounds as we go...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:44:54 PST
Wood Cart
Wood Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> stevenarango My Fellow InstructablesDo you Hate having Wood All over the shop?well you need One of These. Credit goes to Mr Steve Ramsey For this great Idea.wood plans are on the next pictureits 4 feet wide by 4 feet wide.the Back on mine is open with No shelves so i can place large sheets of woodHope you guys...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:37:01 PST
Simple Drawer Handle Layout
Simple Drawer Handle Layout - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabLeft Super easy way to center two post drawer pulls/handles, with little or no measuring.Jimmy DiResta: : (coming soon) Facebook: Google+: Instagram: Pinterest: ht...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:51:16 PST
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> stangtime I've wanted to try making a segmented bowl for a long time. While wandering around the hardware store a few weeks back I stumbled onto some gardening stakes that had some nice grain. They were a bit warped but only cost $2.99 each and were of some kind of hardwood so I figured I'd give it a go. I cu...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:15:30 PST
Tablesaw Outfeed Support Workstation with Aux Fence & Storage
Tablesaw Outfeed Support Workstation with Aux Fence & Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> jasonruhl A few years ago I got a small benchtop tablesaw (DeWalt DW745, the older model than what's shown but it's nearly the same saw). I immediately wanted an outfeed support that would allow me to rip a full 4x8 sheet of plywood if necessary. This workstation allows me to do that, is easily movable but st...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:56:22 PST
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
kitchen table (wooden)
kitchen table (wooden) - More DIY How To Projects]]> liam_atkins I made this kitchen table to fit 10 men, I made it with 3, 4x4 fence post and 4 reclaimed scaffolding boards To make the legs to make 1 leg will use just 1 postcut two pieces at 26 inches long on a 15 degree anglecut one piece 14 inch long on a 15 degrees angle on both ends this will be used for ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 12:44:47 PST
Just one more cup of java
Just one more cup of java - More DIY How To Projects]]> brad.brooks.3954 This is what I enjoy doing, these segmented travel mugs are made of mahogany with either oak, teak or box elder. I also make canes I will submit them next time along with other projects that I turn on my lathe.
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:09:44 PST
The Camera Track and Boom System
The Camera Track and Boom System - More DIY How To Projects]]> -BALES- The bulk of work in my shop is custom drum building with Calderwood Percussion, which includes making build videos for our Youtube channel. My shop is roughly 10' x 25' with one central pathway and the tools arranged along the perimeter. Adding an obstacle like a tripod is hindering because it's a...

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:33:04 PST
Miter Saw Cart
Miter Saw Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> ToolboxDivas Now I’ve always been in love with DIY and home improvement. I love decorating and making things with my hands. But recently, I discovered the joys of woodworking. I quickly realized that I needed to upgrade my tools to include a compound miter saw. That being said, I needed a more permanent plac...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:47:28 PST
Wooden Workshop Shed
Wooden Workshop Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stefan Gales I built this shed three years ago. I use it for welding and painting. Materials The wood comes from the remains of building a house.The only new things were nails, 2mm wire, 3mm wire and polyethylene film. Big frame construction The beam length is 7m and columns have 3m high. Lifting big fra...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 12:00:19 PST
Wooden Jewellery Stand
Wooden Jewellery Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlee2 This is a fun project that makes for a really nice gift. And also good practice on the bandsawI chose this design because it looks quite different to your typical straight up symmetrical tree, and its quite effective with necklaces hanging from it. But you can choose any design you want really. The ...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 17:32:00 PST
Wooden robot [MR TIPSY]
Wooden robot [MR TIPSY] - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raivan Wooden handmade robot ..this is my first project hope u guys like it if u have any question
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:52:07 PST
Intro To Woodworking Clock
Intro To Woodworking Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> juanifico The goal of this Instructable is to describe a very simple project that was used for an introductory woodworking workshop at Rice University. This project teaches students basic hand tool and power tool usage, as well as some finishing techniques to make the product look nice. We have designed this ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:37:06 PST
Restoring a damaged table edge
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Mini Table Saw conversion for CBG Fret Slotting or crafts
Mini Table Saw conversion for CBG Fret Slotting or crafts - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Hand tools-only Workbench out of Reclaimed Wood
Hand tools-only Workbench out of Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> randomtower Hello, and welcome to yet another workbench instructable. I made this workbench to suit my particular needs-a very sturdy workbench with enough room to store all I need to finish a scroll saw project, with storage space. For this project, I made use of a lot of reclaimed 2by4s for the frame. As such...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:07:13 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case
Wooden iPhone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> deluges Hello everyone,So my dad got a brand new iPhone 5s (already outdated now) and I know that he would never buy a case for it so I decided to take the matter in my own hands and craft one for him, so that he would feel guilty if he said he didn't want it.Although he has a 5s, you can make this case for...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
Peg Board Tool Cabinet
Peg Board Tool Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dj UNOHOO This is a DIY for a peg board tool cabinet.Hi everyone! This is my first DIY so please go easy on me lol. Nonetheless here is a little forewarning. I AM NOT A MASTER WOODWORKER. Actually I'm in IT and am just a homeowner that likes to learn and build projects with my daughter. There are probably a m...

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:12:08 PDT
scrap ends table
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Tiny House Euro
Tiny House Euro - More DIY How To Projects]]> cricketz We built a Tiny House on a trailer and towed it around Europe this summer. We built it in Holland and drove south to France, Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland and it's still on tour..! Watch the video to see how we made it. Tin...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:30:26 PDT
Trailer Trolley
Trailer Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> HUKBMBEAR The reason for this instructable is one which happens to us all - A little bit of age.We have a trailer which we use for camping, but having no way to get it into the garden for storage is kept in the front between the Bay Window and the front wall (see the initial pictures). When we want to use it ...

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
Prensas para carpintería
Prensas para carpintería - More DIY How To Projects]]> Roninofthewest Este proyecto puede ser un poco difícil para ellos que no estén iniciados en los fundamentales de la carpintería, pero si tienes un poco de experiencia en el taller, este debería ser bastante fácil. Este proyecto es útil si quieres actualizar tu taller, o simplemente aumentar tu colección de prensas...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:02:24 PDT
Simple Wind Turbine Stand
Simple Wind Turbine Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 90mp11 Hi there. I've recently been working with a charity in the UK called EWB UK (Engineers Without Borders) who run Outreach workshops in schools to encourage children to think about a future in Engineering.One of these workshops (Power to the World) gets the students to think about how electricity affe...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:44:53 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors
A Chair for the Great Outdoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> TinkerJim This is a project that will reward you with comfort! It will last outdoors for years and years with no upkeep, weathering gracefully as the years roll on. It has a natural rugged utilitarian style, and making one of these chairs is an easy weekend project. The inspiration for this chair came fro...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT
Homemade pipe
Homemade pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> luka512 I started with a paper template. The size of the pipe is completely up to you, I decided on a small pocket pipe that is 12 cm long and 5 cm wide. The thickness of the wood should be 2 cm. The wood I chose some scrap oak flooring which was just laying around my workshop. I recommend you use oak or...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:32:52 PDT
3D Wooden Portrait
3D Wooden Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> ronanmor So my idea was to add a new twist on those 3-colour stencils you see all over the place. I really like that style but i wanted to add a little texture and depth to the whole thing.So i thought why not make it out of wood and use a different colour wood for each layer. That way you get that kind of t...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 08:44:54 PDT
Anglo-Saxon Lyre
Anglo-Saxon Lyre - More DIY How To Projects]]> randomtower Welcome to my on-going project! Tools Used:Drill PressAssorted Forstner BitsSandpaper, Assorted SandersJig SawScroll SawFirst of all, some of you might be wondering, the heck is an Anglo-Saxon Lyre? Well, the Anglo-Saxon lyre is a box lyre popular in Europe a long time ago. There are few surviving l...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:05:12 PDT