Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - workshop Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:26:12 PST BLOX v1.01 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 Skeeball Machine
Wooden Skeeball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndrewD1 To start things off, this is my first ever instructable. I built this skeeball when I was in 5th grade with some help from my dad, so I apologize for some paint chipping and such since it has been used and abused for 5 years. Right now it's in my basement, and it is always the first thing that catch...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:23:12 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
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I had a plastic folding table for building various projects in my workshop. It was a bit flimsy (go figure) and not the sturdiest table in the world. I needed something more suitable for a work station. It was time to make something sturdy, strong and good looking for my maker table. And so my journ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Child's Workbench
Child's Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> treehog This instructable details how to build a sturdy and functional child-sized workbench, but it could be easily scaled to full size. I built this for my 3 year-old son for Christmas, and aside from small projects like picture frames and shelves this is my first "real" woodworking project (and also my f...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:20:32 PST
Easy Garage Storage and Bench
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Making a Workbench Table
Making a Workbench Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar Here are some plans and a video I made about how to make a small or large workbench with laminated lumber, using nothing but 2 x 6's. Plans for Making a Small or Large Workbench The whole point was to make a workbench heavy and stable, so using nothing but 2 x 6's split I made the top, legs and r...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:29:51 PDT
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
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
Collapsible Workbench
Collapsible Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> schoonovermr This is a simple little collapsible workbench/assembly table I made. The dimensions may seem strange but it was as large as I could get it while still fitting under my current one. It also is tall enough so that the surface of the mitre saw when it is up there is level with my big workbench, allowin...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:52:38 PDT
Anglo-Saxon Lyre
Anglo-Saxon Lyre - More DIY How To Projects]]> randomtower Welcome to my Instructable on the Anglo-Saxon Lyre! 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...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:05:12 PDT
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:45:42 PDT
Sundial From Scrap Wood
Sundial From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> Constructed How to make a sundial from two pieces of wood found in a trash can Get Wood Get a sturdy piece of Plywood. I found mine in a nearby trash can Cut out a circle Cut a circle out of the wood. Mine is about 8 inches but you can make it any size you want. Glue To Stand With another pie...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 07:35:02 PDT
ole school arcade 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
DIY Wooden sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabladask Hi I am form Norway. My first attempt at making wooden sunglasses was 4 years ago, but that attempt did not succeed very well. But about half a year ago I finally succeeded. My research in the project started basically from scratch. At the beginning I had only a very basic homebuilt cnc(I still use...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster I do a lot of woodworking in my garage, where I also store all of our family bicycles.  Keeping our bikes clean has always been a headache for me, so I decided it was time to come up with a clean place within my garage to keep our bikes where they would be protected from all the saw dust, but still...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
DIY Bench Cookies
DIY Bench Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oz2814 Hello there you amazing person you! This is my Instructable on how to make your own bench cookies. What is a bench cookie you ask? Well, basically they provide a raised slip resistant platform for wood working projects. Bench cookies raise your project off the surface you are working on and hold it ...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:57:16 PST
Wood drill bits made of a spoke
Wood drill bits made of a spoke - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tech4All Drilling wood, specially if you have to do it by hand, must be done in steps: first a small hole, then a bit larger, then to size. Or as many in-between steps as needed. Woodworkers have collections of drills, but what to do when you have to start from scratch? We start with a drill bit of good qual...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:54:30 PST
build your own workbench out of free wood 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
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project - More DIY How To Projects]]> SlavicFMJ In this project I just wanted to have a little fun with a Walmart wood crate. For some time now I had my tool slaying around everywhere so I decided it's time for them to have a "home" so here it is. I hope you enjoy it!Things you will need: Wood Crate 60 grit sand paper Paper stencil of ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
Ballbearing Crossbow
Ballbearing Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jonnis shed stuff My cheap crossbow broke, so I decided to make a wooden one using the left over parts (limb, trigger mechanism and foot stirrup) that could fire marbles or ball bearings by having a top barrel so the bearing doesn't jump out.this is my first instructable and im also writing this in hindsight; meaning...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:23:22 PST
Wine barrel into a wine rack
Wine barrel into a wine rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Qnlfg81 I bought a 25 gallon wine barrel at a yard sale for 10$.  I turned it into a lighted wine rack. the barrel Shown here is the barrel as I originally bought it.  It was actually used to make wine by its previous owner.  It did hold water but there were some soft spots on the bottom which lead me to...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:19:05 PST
Building a yew coffee table
Building a yew coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I decided that I was going to build a coffee table as I have been doing a bit of woodwork for the past year, mainly jewelry boxes and some basic shelves, and thought this would be a good project to further my skills. I had originally envisaged the table being made from waney edge pippy oak, as I h...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:29:04 PST
Make a Custom Knife Handle
Make a Custom Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> gabrieltaft Pier 9 Starter Project Make your own Knife handle As some of you have seen, shop staff here at Pier 9's Workshop have dived deep into the exciting art of making Knives, particularly beautiful Knife handles. We have made Kitchen Blades, Hunting Knives, Fishing Knives, Retractable blades and rumor ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:42:27 PST
How I build interior doors
How I build interior doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> elking My house, like the majority of houses built in the US over the last 50 or so years, has cheapo hollow core interior doors. (this particular house was on such a tight budget that even one of the exterior doors is hollow core). My son and I have been working room by room to upgrade the lighting, elect...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:55:15 PST
From bookcase to workstation
From bookcase to workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> robdavinci Hello everyone, today I am bringing you my latest creation and this time it has nothing to do with electronics. I don't have much space at my condo to have a work bench with all my tools and electronic equipment to build things, I've been working on my projects out of my desk and it's always a mess ...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:10:46 PST
Skyrim Hold Shields
Skyrim Hold Shields - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshuajt Here, I am going to show you how to make a skyrim shield prop! Materials You will need:  a 4' x 4' sheet of 3/4" plywood jig saw or band saw glue clamps belt sander dremel silver, yellow and black paint painters tape wood stain Initial cuts Cut your 4' x 4' square into four 2' x 2' pieces. Dra...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:49:54 PST
Homemade 'Cyclone' system for your workshop - Video 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
Hobby Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> floppyjoe Just got hold of a Rotary Multi Tool, so I decided to make a work desk. I will add various elements as it develops. It needs a small vice, a solder iron stand, a tool holder and a small usb powered vacuum cleaner. The tool created lots of dust. But Hey I've got the tool to make some of them..... T...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:31:40 PDT
How To Make A Functional War Mace
How To Make A Functional War Mace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Charlemagne7 This is how to make an attractive mace for display. However, it is also combat capable and made of nothing but the strongest materials. Five hundred years ago, this would be perfectly serviceable on the battlefield. Get Your Gear. I use existing machine gears for the heads. Their weight and hole ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 17:28:09 PDT
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> Popular Mechanics If you're a mechanic, finding a toolbox is no problem - there are dozens on the market, from huge roll-around shop cases to small metal boxes. Framers, plumbers and electricians are well served, too, with everything from pickup-truck storage to toolbags and belts. However, if you're a shop-bound woo...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
How to Make a Lattice
How to Make a Lattice - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyHobbyStore  shows us how to make a lattice. To turn the ball you will need a piece of timber the size of the required ball plus 2mm X diameter plus 20 – 30mm & a template to the required radius of the ball. Mount the Timber Next mount the timber between centres and turn the timber to...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 15:53:42 PDT
Make a cabinet using dovetails
Make a cabinet using dovetails - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyHobbyStore Ben Plewes talks us through the dovetail joints he made for his dining room shelves. The article was originally published on These shelves are one of a set of three for our dining room. My better half wanted a simple storage solution for our ever increasing collection ...
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:16:32 PDT
Under Bed Storage
Under Bed Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> floppyjoe Just replaced my hand made platform bed for a new metal frame bed, but oh no we don't have any storage under the bed now. I glad I kept a couple of old drawers in my loft. Now all I need is a frame. The Frame What I needed was a drawer frame. To make it I cut out 2 x side panels, 4 x cross rails ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:37:42 PDT
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> klee27x This Dremel router table has all the basic essentials. It's easy to make. And it will save you time and space. There's only one catch... Underneath ... It's actually for a Proxxon/Micromot rotary tool. The lift design has enough space to put a mount for some hose clamps, if you want to use a Drem...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:05:03 PDT
Portable Timber Workbench
Portable Timber Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tinkerer42 I wanted a robust portable workbench that was quick to assemble and dis-assemble, and that I could easily fit in the car. It needed to be light enough for one person to handle, but sturdy enough to carry a vice and a drill press. The challenge was to use hinges for fold-up legs but to make the bench...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 05:57:05 PDT