Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:27:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Hand Crank Mechanical Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Mechanical-Toy/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:24:02 PST
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-51-piece-burr-puzzle-using-only-hand/
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SMALL.jpg Andrius Sta In this tutorial you’ll find a step by step instruction for making a 51 piece burr puzzle (also called “Pagoda”, "Japanese Crystal") using only hand tools. It’s a nice way to familiarize yourself with basic hand tool techniques and try out your patience! Things you'll need HandsawIn my case 2 ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:02:07 PST
Bottle Rocket Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Rocket-Lamp/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:19:49 PST
Smartphone Wood Veneer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Wood-Veneer-Case/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:42 PST
Wooden pulley without a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-pulley-without-a-lathe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
How to Build a Tahitian Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tahitian-Ukulele/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:38:19 PST
Personalized wooden names http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-wooden-names/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:41:46 PST
Entertainment Center with Floating Speakers built using Pocket Hole Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-Center-with-Floating-Speakers-built-/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:02:00 PST
Creating starter holes for small hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-starter-holes-for-small-hinges/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:34:26 PST
Oak Carpenter's Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Carpenters-Pencil/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:06:09 PST
Big/Tiny Variable Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/BigTiny-Variable-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:38:59 PST
Wooden YU-GI-OH Card (Or any card you like) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-YU-GI-OH-Card-Or-any-card-you-like/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:56:18 PST
Homemade Wood Pizza Cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Pizza-Cutters/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:23 PST
Collapsable and Portable Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Sawhorses/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:59:48 PST
Scroll Sawed Wooden Bowls! http://www.instructables.com/id/Scroll-Sawed-Wooden-Bowls/
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Sat, 4 Dec 2010 16:12:21 PST
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-wood-Phone-case-with-Sugru-hinge-and-latch/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:32:10 PST
Technique: Multiple Copies with Router and Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Mulitple-Copies-with-Router-and-Templates/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:16:18 PST
Cyclone for your dust collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-for-your-dust-collector/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:23:37 PDT
Wooden Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Piggy-Bank/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:12:44 PST
Retro Phone Dock From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Alarm-Clock-iPhone-Dock-From-Scrap/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:46:57 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Hidden Compartment Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Compartment-Shelf/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:26:15 PST
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Reclaimed timber Hollow Wood Surfboard - 9'2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-timber-Hollow-Wood-Surfboard-92/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:13:58 PST
Pac-Man Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-Man-Table/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:06:57 PST
DIY Dust/Wood Chip Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DustWood-Chip-Collector/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:47:51 PST
dogwood burl and walnut freehand pick box http://www.instructables.com/id/dogwood-burl-and-walnut-freehand-pick-box/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:18:59 PST
Outdoor Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Bench/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:51 PST
Keeping Grandpa's Saw Alive http://www.instructables.com/id/Keeping-Grandpas-Saw-Alive/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:38:46 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SMALL.jpg hank4444 For this project I set out to build myself a completely custom speaker that would sound great and look clean and simple. I built everything from the ground up myself, except for the speaker drivers. However I built everything else; the circuit board, the amplifier circuit, and the housing. I even ta...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Wood Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lightsaber/
Wood Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/30FM/I2CV5NG3/F8330FMI2CV5NG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/30FM/I2CV5NG3/F8330FMI2CV5NG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/30FM/I2CV5NG3/F8330FMI2CV5NG3.SMALL.jpg jmacfarlane This project started as an idle musing at work. "Wonder if I could make a lightsaber?" As it turns out, yes! And so can you! Assuming you have wood working tools, a soldering iron, and a weekend to spend doing sometimes-tedious work.This is currently just a fancy LED flashlight, but you can make it ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:48:04 PST
Cool Steampunk Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Guns-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:03:44 PST
Pixel Art Chopping Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-Chopping-Boards/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 17:55:52 PST
Laser Cut Small Toolbox/Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Small-ToolboxJewelry-Box/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 20:49:35 PST
Build a Bath Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bath-Bridge/
Build a Bath Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/9KVG/I28WAVN0/FIS9KVGI28WAVN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/9KVG/I28WAVN0/FIS9KVGI28WAVN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/9KVG/I28WAVN0/FIS9KVGI28WAVN0.SMALL.jpg The Wood Workshop A super simple stylish addition to any bathroom and a great gift.These are the basic dimensions I start with although dimensions can be altered to suit your particular bath. I usually allow 100mm overhang on each side of the bath but its up to you really. I also usually make the bridge 15-20mm thick...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:08:54 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/SN80/I28OIV17/FI1SN80I28OIV17.SMALL.jpg hank4444 So for this project I used a piece of firewood that had the fewest cracks in it from my pile outside. You want to make sure your wood is dry or else it will split and crack once you turn it. Video of finished product: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWZ7M-7GEbc&feature=youtu.beMaterials:- Any sort ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Chevron Wood Bench with Hairpin Legs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevron-Wood-Bench-with-Hairpin-Legs/
Chevron Wood Bench with Hairpin Legs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/RLAM/I28OIEDO/FEDRLAMI28OIEDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/RLAM/I28OIEDO/FEDRLAMI28OIEDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/RLAM/I28OIEDO/FEDRLAMI28OIEDO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft I built a wood bench for my tiny front porch!But turns out my husband likes it...so it ended up in our room!Chevron is such a popular pattern and adds some fun when done with wood! Supplies! Supplies: PlywoodPine boards or reclaimed woodMiter saw/Table sawLiquid NailsApple cider vinegarSteel wool...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 14:36:16 PST
striped wood stool http://www.instructables.com/id/striped-wood-stool/
striped wood stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/58AV/I28OI17R/FUG58AVI28OI17R.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To add a nice colour effect to a wood stool, a friend of mine had the smart idea to insert some coloured stripes in the wood board.As you can see from the picture, the effect is really cool. Although a good result is mainly obtained with a good artistic talent, I will here describe the steps of the ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:23:23 PST
Make a Manly Mallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Manly-Mallet/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:18:11 PST
Kitchen Island/Utility Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-IslandUtility-Table/
Kitchen Island/Utility Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/UVND/I27GSRS2/FC7UVNDI27GSRS2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/UVND/I27GSRS2/FC7UVNDI27GSRS2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/UVND/I27GSRS2/FC7UVNDI27GSRS2.SMALL.jpg dlewisa I was in need of a table in my kitchen and looking for odd and inexpensive ways to make one. If you purchase a rolling utility cart or island you're going to spend $250 to $500 depending on how fancy and big you want the thing to be. I would guess what I have done here would cost under $60 for the m...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 08:43:20 PST
Wooden DIY Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-DIY-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 19:21:12 PST
Apple Cider Press with Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Cider-Press-with-Grinder/
Apple Cider Press with Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/9GXX/I236MQJJ/FXL9GXXI236MQJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/9GXX/I236MQJJ/FXL9GXXI236MQJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/9GXX/I236MQJJ/FXL9GXXI236MQJJ.SMALL.jpg mcraghead An all-oak cider press with an integrated apple grinder. How it Happened... It was built in 2012, the same year I started writing this instructable (because I'm clearly a bit of a slacker). But I'm happy to report that as of this writing (2014), it's been working great! The oak has aged nicely a...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 20:37:46 PST
Child's Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Workbench/
Child's Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/U2CZ/I21R07UM/FLBU2CZI21R07UM.SMALL.jpg 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
Backlit LED Lightbox Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Lightbox-Sign/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:55:23 PDT
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
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-By-Hand/
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON For the other 99% of makers, here's an instructable on how to make things that are just as complex and precise using tools you can find at any hardware store, and templates you can print at your local print shop.A few of us (some college students, people who live near a coop shop like Techshop, Inst...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:17:04 PST
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/
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez I Remember those childhood days when we keep our founded treasures in granpa´s cigar box or even in the Wooden Glovebox. Well I like to keep that good old tradition with my kids. In my Son´s eleventh birthday I decided to give him an old style Gift, so I made a Wooden Glovebox with a series of gadge...
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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/
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SMALL.jpg doncra My biggest project to date - the ultimate sandpit - it has built in seats that fold to cover the sand when not in use and prevents it from becoming what would otherwise be the litter tray for every neighbourhood cat.This is a time consuming build but well worth it - there's lots of timber to buy, cu...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:28:23 PDT