Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:45:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Giant Wood Lego Man (from a Single 2x4!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Wood-Lego-Man-from-a-Single-2x4/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:29:52 PST
Homemade Tablesaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Tablesaw-1/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 05:50:11 PDT
Impossible Screw in a Block of Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Screw-in-a-Block-of-Wood/
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:48:22 PDT
Nixie Tube Pen Watchdog http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Pen-Watchdog/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 21:20:56 PDT
Carpenter Bee Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenter-Bee-Trap/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:11:02 PDT
Make a Plywood Portrait Monitor Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Plywood-Portrait-Monitor-Stand/
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Sat, 26 May 2012 04:50:38 PDT
How to carve a shrink cup http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-carve-a-shrink-cup/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2009 08:48:12 PDT
Gift for Coffee Addicts | How to Make a Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-for-Coffee-Addicts-How-to-Make-a-Shadow-Box/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 03:21:48 PST
Pencil Box / Storage, Jewellery, Keys, or Money Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Box-Storage-Jewellery-Keys-or-Money-Bo/
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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 15:14:38 PST
Milling Short Logs on the Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Milling-Short-Logs-on-the-Bandsaw/
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Sat, 27 May 2017 12:01:58 PDT
Building A Hand Tool Tote with Hand Cut Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Hand-Tool-Tote-With-Hand-Cut-Dovetails/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 10:17:26 PST
Split Wood and Alumilite Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Wood-and-Alumilite-Bottle-Stopper/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 15:47:44 PST
Free Lumber the Hard Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Lumber-the-Hard-Way/
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:48:54 PDT
Couch Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Couch-Table/
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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:05:08 PST
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 Render Beeswax from Honeycomb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Render-Beeswax-from-Honeycomb/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:40:11 PDT
How to CNC Without a CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CNC-Without-a-CNC/
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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 03:15:56 PDT
Make a 40$ Cold Juice Press! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-40-Cold-Juice-Press/
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 16:29:59 PDT
DIY Pull Out Trash Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pull-Out-Trash-Cabinet/
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:26:36 PDT
9 Easy Ways to Distress Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Easy-Ways-to-Distress-Wood/
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:10:40 PDT
How to Break Down Sheet Material Easily! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Beak-Down-Sheet-Material-Easily/
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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 11:27:36 PDT
Knife Block - Warrior http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Block-Warrior/
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Wed, 17 May 2017 06:08:13 PDT
Repair Stripped Screw Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Stripped-Screw-Holes/
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 22:26:31 PST
How to make a wood sign with a Craftsman Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-woodsign-with-a-Craftsman-Router/
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Tue, 30 Nov 2010 20:50:39 PST
Cherry Wood iPad Docking Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Wood-iPad-Docking-Stand/
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 02:01:47 PDT
Turning a custom beer tap handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-custom-beer-tap-handle/
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 20:03:04 PDT
TIE Advanced & TIE Fighter Mini Popsicle Stick models http://www.instructables.com/id/TIE-Advanced-TIE-Fighter-Mini-Popsicle-Stick-model/
TIE Advanced & TIE Fighter Mini Popsicle Stick models - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/B1OM/IEV875IC/FSEB1OMIEV875IC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/B1OM/IEV875IC/FSEB1OMIEV875IC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/B1OM/IEV875IC/FSEB1OMIEV875IC.SMALL.jpg popsicle_mini-models How about a project that's seem simple enough but extremely difficult to build?Hello everyone, at long last, after five (5) long months, here's a two-in-one project that details the steps done to make an Imperial TIE fighter AND a TIE advanced from popsicle sticks. Another design by Seinar Fleet Sy...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 19:20:37 PDT
Walnut Beer Caddie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solid-Walnut-Wood-Beer-Caddie/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 18:20:34 PDT
Standalone Slackline Structure http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Slackline-Structure/
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 00:54:59 PDT
CHIME http://www.instructables.com/id/CHIME/
CHIME - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/1364/IUG0VDV1/FG01364IUG0VDV1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/1364/IUG0VDV1/FG01364IUG0VDV1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/1364/IUG0VDV1/FG01364IUG0VDV1.SMALL.jpg dangitalltoheck This Instructable is a follow up to a previous project, Chime SF for the Market Street Prototyping Festival.It will outline some problems with the first iteration, fixes to those problems and problems that those fixes created.I'll be referencing the Chime SF project frequently and will send you off ...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:39:13 PDT
Bridge prototype using ice-cream sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Bridge-prototype-using-ice-cream-sticks/
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:43:34 PST
See Through Dice Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Through-Dice-Tower/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 04:49:01 PST
Kids Rocker Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Rainbow-Rocker/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:07:39 PDT
Custom Art Supplies Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Art-Supplies-Chest/
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 18:05:17 PST
Simplified Wood Joinery With Miller Dowels http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Wood-Joinery-With-Miller-Dowels/
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:32:39 PST
Desk Organizer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Organizer-4/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 02:51:22 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Spoon/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2011 09:41:47 PDT
Outdoor Side Table From Two 2x4s and a Bag of Concrete http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Side-Table-From-Two-2x4s-and-a-Bag-of-Conc/
Outdoor Side Table From Two 2x4s and a Bag of Concrete - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ETQY/J2UPGKBZ/FPHETQYJ2UPGKBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ETQY/J2UPGKBZ/FPHETQYJ2UPGKBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ETQY/J2UPGKBZ/FPHETQYJ2UPGKBZ.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat In this Instructable I'll show you how to make an Outdoor Side Table with a concrete top from just two 2x4's and a bag of concrete. I actually built two tables with my buddy Pete from DIY Pete as part of the #two2x4challenge. I even upped the ante by only using two power tools as well. With a dri...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 12:01:30 PDT
Build a Custom Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Custom-Picture-Frame/
Build a Custom Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/MHQG/HLZRQP2C/FKGMHQGHLZRQP2C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/MHQG/HLZRQP2C/FKGMHQGHLZRQP2C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/MHQG/HLZRQP2C/FKGMHQGHLZRQP2C.SMALL.jpg jwilliamsen It seems like if you want to frame a picture of piece of art, you're stuck with three courses of action: Hope that the picture is a "standard size" and buy an off-the-shelf frame, or, frame sections... Get someone - whether a shop or a bored relative - to frame it for you... Build your ...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:43:44 PDT
Turning Firewood Into a Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Firewood-Into-a-Cup/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 14:26:00 PDT
Log Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Capstone-Project-Log-Table/
Log Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/F2NY/IO1OUZXW/FP2F2NYIO1OUZXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/F2NY/IO1OUZXW/FP2F2NYIO1OUZXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/F2NY/IO1OUZXW/FP2F2NYIO1OUZXW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This modern table looks like it's made from solid wood logs, but it actually just a box covered with discs of wood and clad with sticks to make it look like one. The inside is hollow, but heavy enough to not be pushed around accidentally. This project aims to encompass everything from my free Introd...
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Mon, 15 May 2017 13:08:57 PDT
Pinewood Derby Car weight compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Car-weight-compartment/
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Thu, 18 Jan 2007 19:12:40 PST
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
Building Cedar trimmed Window Boxes for your home http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Cedar-trimmed-Window-Boxes-for-your-home/
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:41:27 PDT
Elevated Planter Raised Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Elevated-Planter-Raised-Bed/
Elevated Planter Raised Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/MZF3/IOVR9OUB/F5XMZF3IOVR9OUB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/MZF3/IOVR9OUB/F5XMZF3IOVR9OUB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/MZF3/IOVR9OUB/F5XMZF3IOVR9OUB.SMALL.jpg gfachner I couldn't find an instructable for a raised bed planted that we liked so I decided to make one. Will try to be as thorough as possible but keep in mind this is my first instructable and first major woodworking project. The planter itself is 6ft wide, 2ft deep and 3ft tall. The bed portion is roughl...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 13:46:39 PDT
The Marshmallow Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Marshmallow-Trebuchet/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 23:56:32 PDT
How Make a Flattening Jig for a Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Make-a-Flattening-Jig-for-a-Router/
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Fri, 12 May 2017 06:21:11 PDT
Something about a man and his staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Something-about-a-man-and-his-staff/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 22:30:02 PST
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Potting-Table-Sturdy-and-Simple/
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SMALL.jpg TheCoffeeDude I live in a condo, and as a result I do a lot of container gardening. Having sturdy and durable potting tables is essential, not only for potting the plants to begin with, but also to set containers on around the edges of my deck. I came by this table design at some point years ago, and adapted it t...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 22:00:52 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board plus Bonus http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-plus-Bonus-Project/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 22:47:41 PST