Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:55:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Handmade Tobacco Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tobacco-Pipe/
Handmade Tobacco Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/O2NZ/I1TLOR0C/FSHO2NZI1TLOR0C.SMALL.jpg jcarr92 This instructable is a guide to creating you're own tobacco pipe. Remember there are many designs and ways of doing so therefore I would recommend to use whatever tools you're comfortable with. This pipe is to be used for tobacco only. Tools Again there are many tools you can use so use what's e...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:12:14 PDT
Digital Fabrication By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-By-Hand/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:25:39 PDT
Inventor HSM to DMS: 3+2 Axis Workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-32-Axis-Workflow/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:20:11 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Workbench-Area-Retrofit/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-GLOVEBOX-AKA-Busy-Kids-Station/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:40:36 PDT
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpit-With-Integrated-Bench-Seats/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:28:23 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
DIY Art Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/MP4M/I155B8YW/FDPMP4MI155B8YW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Learn how to easily build a shallow shelf for art or books or candles, in just a few steps. Method I started with measuring and cutting up the wood for the shelves on my table saw and miter saw. I used a 1x6 that I ripped down to 3 1/2 inches for my top shelf, and the underneath bracket I ripped ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Minecraft-Figures-for-Haloween-or-whenever/
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SMALL.jpg Niedner Modelled after the games mobs they are 1 inch to one pixel in a simple resolution. So the creeper stands 24" tall and the Zombie 32" tall. Perfect for children to enjoy on Halloween or any time really.Very basic instructions follow. There are details in the video, more in the pictured details. Th...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Notching-Jig-or-making-things-to-make-things/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:26:57 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
Stone Sledge Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Sledge-Hammer/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:23:24 PDT
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Layout-a-Pipe-Saddle-Cut/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:07:19 PDT
Add a router table to a table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-router-table-to-a-table-saw/
Add a router table to a table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3DZQ/I1565R6K/FQL3DZQI1565R6K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3DZQ/I1565R6K/FQL3DZQI1565R6K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/3DZQ/I1565R6K/FQL3DZQI1565R6K.SMALL.jpg makendo A router table + router came on sale locally for $90, so I picked it up but hadn't anticipated just how much room it would take up on my workbench. However, my table saw has an extension that was not really doing anything other than allowing me to cut large stock. Luckily (because I didn't measure i...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:36:09 PDT
Wooden Nuts & Bolts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Nuts-Bolts/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:35:21 PDT
MineCraft Sword (wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/MineCraft-Sword-wood/
MineCraft Sword (wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SMALL.jpg binarybug There already are several instructables on making MineCraft Swords. Posting mine as well because I didn't find an instructable describing the method I used.All you need is a slat of wood, screws and paint (white, black, brown). Depending on the paint you use and your preferences you could use varnis...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:51:32 PDT
Joinery Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Joinery-Basics/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:33:17 PDT
15 Awesome Wax Hacks! What to do with Beeswax http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Awesome-Wax-Hacks-What-to-do-with-Beeswax/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:44:30 PDT
Making a Workbench Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Workbench-Table/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:29:51 PDT
(Not so) Mini Lambda-Class Imperial Shuttle Popsicle Stick Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-so-Mini-Lambda-Class-Imperial-Shuttle-Popsicle/
(Not so) Mini Lambda-Class Imperial Shuttle Popsicle Stick Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SMALL.jpg popsicle_mini-models **** SHUTTLE TYDIRIUM, what is your cargo and destination? .... ***** Hello everyone! Here's an instructable that pushes the size limits possible for a popsicle stick model - A Lambda-class Imperial Shuttle from the Star Wars Saga.Manufactured by Seinar Fleet Systems for the Empire, the Lambda-cla...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 19:54:12 PDT
Zelda Inspired Engagement Ring Chest with Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Inspired-Engagement-Ring-Chest-with-Sound/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 22:28:41 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
A Walking Cane With a Twist http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Walking-Cane-With-a-Twist/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 07:26:20 PDT
Make your own fishing knife with leather liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-fishing-knife-with-leather-liner/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:22:21 PDT
Wooden Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Name-Block/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 20:18:14 PDT
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gramophone/
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Acoustic amplifiers are pretty cool, but my favorite style is the Gramophone ... they just look cool ... especially when real metal horns are used. That being said, have you seen the asking prices for these creations? I thought the $185 model on Etsy was painful ... until I saw another for $495 .....
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:34:05 PDT
Display Case/ Shadowbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Case-Shadowbox/
Display Case/ Shadowbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SMALL.jpg josh.miller.eng Supplies & Tools Assuming you've taken the time to CAD out a design and you've got your dimensions... Hit the Hardware Store/ Lumber Yard or unguarded construction site.1/2" x 2" & 5" x8' MDF Baseboard1/4" PegboardLED Puck Lighting KitWood glue1 1/4" NailsHole FillerTools:Table sawChop sawF...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:37:02 PDT
Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go.http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/ I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Epoxy Finished, Rustic Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-Finished-Rustic-Dining-Table/
Epoxy Finished, Rustic Dining Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/P517/I0HZ33LE/F5XP517I0HZ33LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/P517/I0HZ33LE/F5XP517I0HZ33LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/P517/I0HZ33LE/F5XP517I0HZ33LE.SMALL.jpg fieldsc2 I built a dining room table with my free time this summer and finished it with a high gloss clear epoxy system. The project took me about two weeks to finish, and only requires average woodworking skills along with some basic woodworking equipment.I picked up some scrap wood (2" x 7" in various leng...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:03:16 PDT
Wood Working Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Working-Primer/
Wood Working Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SMALL.jpg tjdux This is a humble Instructible covering some wood working basics. These are all self taught methods I have learned and used to create many things with wood. I know this wonderful website is full of guides on how to make things in great detail. Often times before I had done many of these things mys...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:22 PDT
Make the best tweezers around http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-best-tweezers-around/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:04:07 PDT
Make your own knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-knife/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:37:13 PDT
Laptop Stand from hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-from-hanger/
Laptop Stand from hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SMALL.jpg nabukadnazar If you are a mac user, you should know how dangerous to use the mac on the bed. Last month I damaged the logicboard because of the over heat. It took my whole day to fix it. Then I decided to built a stand to prevent further damages. I wanted to make it in cheapest, and easiest way. that's why I cho...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:01 PDT
Old School CNC Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-CNC-Name-Block/
Old School CNC Name Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Put up your CNC machines and break out your coping saws! Today I'll show you how to make a name block using pure muscle power!Old world artisans made such elaborate and intricate designs all by hand, It's a shame the art has depreciated so much. Though CNC has brought many revelations, HMP (human mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:32:57 PDT
13 Dollar Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Dollar-Guitar/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:28:38 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SMALL.jpg kurnous34 Hi there! This will be my first instructable and I hope you enjoy it. I made this tray for my wife on our five year wedding anniversary. It turned out very nice, so I wanted to share it and give a little back to Instructables for helping to inspire me on other projects. This tray is made from n...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT
Log box/case http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-boxcase/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:42 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
The Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reclaimed-Bench/
The Reclaimed Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SMALL.jpg -BALES- When I purchased my house, the previous owners left me some gifts ... and by gifts I mean, stuff they apparently didn't feel like moving or dealing with in any capacity. The first thing I noticed was a few trash cans ... who doesn't need trash cans? The second find was surplus vinyl siding and a g...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:42:46 PDT
Dark Knight Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Batman-Wall-Clock/
Dark Knight Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SMALL.jpg shippityboppity I found this gem originally by tophattaylor_uk months ago. I made my first clock the classic Batman and gave it away to a friend, she loves it. I couldn't resist making another for the Remix contest but I mixed it up a bit with the Dark Knight logo. It is a very easy project that anyone can do! The ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:41:50 PDT
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Low-Cost-DeskTable/
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the desk from the Ana White website. Keeping with my upcycled theme, this project was built from the top of an old desk. If you prefer, the top can be made from 2x12s. I’ve also included a quick video of the build along with a PDF version of the plans.Video:Drawing:ht...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:21:22 PDT
Easy Helmet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Helmet-Stand/
Easy Helmet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SMALL.jpg sircorvus Stores rarely stock helmet stands these days (I know, shocking). Even online, the only helmet stands available are plain and overpriced. This tutorial shows you how to make a beautiful antique-looking helmet stand in a ridiculously small amount of time for an even more ridiculously cheap price. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:58:30 PDT
Marvelous money boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Marvelous-money-boxes/
Marvelous money boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SMALL.jpg petachock I wanted to make a couple of money boxes for my kids and had a marvel poster spare so decided I'd make a comic clad money box for them each. They will get £1 a week and 20 pence a day, with the day one being an incentive to behave......well I'm hoping anyway (they are 5 and 7 by the way and not grow...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:00:58 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg 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
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Wooden Phone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Phone-Case/
Wooden Phone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KAU3/HZQTG1KX/FKMKAU3HZQTG1KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KAU3/HZQTG1KX/FKMKAU3HZQTG1KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KAU3/HZQTG1KX/FKMKAU3HZQTG1KX.SMALL.jpg laffinm This Instructable was made to be an entry for multiple contests on this site. If you like this project, please drop by and vote. Thank you.Have you ever wanted to create a custom iPod/iPhone case? I came across a video showing how to make an iPad mini case meant for use as a cash register (by I Like...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 15:39:38 PDT
Bike rack of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-rack-of-wood/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:28:57 PDT
Medieval Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Crossbow/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:26:25 PDT