Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:57:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
reclaimed wood headphone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus While sitting by the campfire recently my eye caught a piece of dark firewood that was different from the rest. Instead of burning it I brought it to the wood shop and milled it down to a manageable piece; turns out it was a very nice piece of walnut, perfect for my next project!Follow me on a fun ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontier-Style-Workmate-NO-POWER-TOOLS/
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SMALL.jpg bricobart To me, working wood is one of the best ways to exit stress - after running after midnight, computer throwing (to bad people), melonspitting (try it, it's not so easy as it seems), clay kitten shooting and good ol' beerdrinking.So one inglorious day I decided to make a kind of "outdoor workmate". Wh...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:43:24 PDT
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosscut-Sled-for-your-Table-Saw/
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SMALL.jpg Marsh A crosscut sled is a very handy attachment for your table saw. This is the first of a series of table saw attachments. The reason this is the first is because it will be the basis from which you start on the rest. This sled can be made into a circle cutter; a taper cutting sled, a miter sled, a box ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:37 PDT
Caduceus Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Caduceus-Pen/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 23:02:20 PDT
Vintage Style Garden Stake Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintagte-Style-Garden-Stake-Tripod/
Vintage Style Garden Stake Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I wanted an appropriate tripod to go with my Vintage Camera Lamp.Sadly, I couldn't find anything locally that fit what I wanted. The only things I could find were antiques that were selling for hundreds of dollars. Since my purposes were purely decorative and I didn't need a fully functioning tripod...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 18:20:24 PDT
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Alaia-traditional-vintage-wood-surfboard/
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SMALL.jpg hujan Surf like in the old days!Shaping a traditional Alaia board from Paulownia planks... Step 1: get your boards ready & do some drawing You need:* 2 Paulownia wood planks (about 220cm x50cm x1.5cm) you can use any other wood, but Paulownia is nice and light and still robust* paper and pencil* sandpa...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:47:41 PDT
Simple Round Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Round-Table/
Simple Round Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with a round top from a broken table and two 2x4’s. The top in this project is 30 inches in diameter. However, the designed can be scaled up or down based on your top diameter and/or desired table height. See drawing and video for build instructions.Drawing: https://drive.g...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
ICARUS Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/ICARUS-Panels/
ICARUS Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/C507/HYC6GUHL/FCLC507HYC6GUHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/C507/HYC6GUHL/FCLC507HYC6GUHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/C507/HYC6GUHL/FCLC507HYC6GUHL.SMALL.jpg branpatrobinson How to make panels for ICARUS.For these panels we will be using a very smooth 1/2" Sanded Birch Plywood from Home Depot. Setup a projector Setup a projector on the ground facing a 4’x8’ sheet of plywood. The projector should be at a 90 degree angle to the board, with the projector lens centered w...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 21:24:41 PDT
Resin Cast Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/Resin-Cast-Photography/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:47:29 PDT
Rock Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Wall/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 10:29:43 PDT
How to Make a Machette or Corn Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Machette-or-Corn-Knife-Handle/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:53:16 PDT
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photographers Prop or Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-this-Infant-Canopy-Bed-Photogrophers-Prop-or-/
Make this Infant Canopy Bed Photographers Prop or Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/UVDU/HY8IL82E/FN3UVDUHY8IL82E.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie In this instructable, I will show you an easy to make canopy pet bed or infant photographers prop. My Sister-in-Law requested a canopy bed for infants. An image search turned up several designs. Most of which were made with pre-spun staircase balusters. The spindles right off the home store shelf, a...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:27:14 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SMALL.jpg Marsh Did you ever need to make a wheel or checkers for your garden checkerboard? With this easy to build circle cutting jig you can go into production in less than an hour! Tools and materials needed Tools Table Saw Sander or planer Drill and Bits CenterpunchCountersink bit Screwdriver Tape measure St...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Tiny Dowel Joints Using Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Dowel-Joints-Using-Skewers/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:08 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
Kinship Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger In life, we depend on one another to succeed and to simply survive. This is true in small communities, and in the greater scope of human existence. The goal of this vase is to demonstrate the notion of interdependence and the importance of community. No single unit functions without the support of o...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
Book to Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Tablet stand made from a 400 page book and some epoxy resin. Paper micarta is the proper term for it, but it doesn't really capture the essence of the idea. Those 400 pages hold but a single story, and now they can upright a device capable of holding thousands of stories. Really it's the ultimate u...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
Superhero Kids Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour A friend of mine wanted a bench for her sons who just happen to like the superheroes Ironman, Hulk, and Spiderman. I couldn't resist the opportunity to combine my longtime fondness of painting with my new skills in woodworking and naturally I also had to make an instructable.Materials:2x3x8ft lumbe...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
Woodpecker Door Knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpecker-Door-Knocker/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:10:28 PDT
The Wooden 6 Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-6-Pack/
The Wooden 6 Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/Z7BD/HX7P1FIH/F80Z7BDHX7P1FIH.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I'm not going to lie to you ... I like beer ... nay .. I [expletive] love beer! Sometimes (all the time) I want to carry several of these divine nectars to a friendy gathering (or anywhere). On a good day (usually a Saturday), I can carry three in one hand, but I need the other hand to open/shut d...
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 22:44:12 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SMALL.jpg buchananwp During my residency at Pier 9, I decided to do a project using the Coherent Metabeam Laser Cutter. I've been fascinated by MC Escher tessellations for a while, and in lieu of seeing so many end-grain cutting boards being made, I decided to take it to the next level by making an end-grain MC Escher t...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
Wooden Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Heard of a rag doll? Those often-homemade dolls built from scraps of fabric? Source of Raggedy Ann? I sometimes work with fabric, but lately I've been doing a lot with wood, and decided it was time to make a wooden toy from those scraps of wood I've been hoarding. It was also a good opportunity t...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Gun Shell Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Shell-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:17 PDT
Summer Fruit Trays http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Fruit-Trays/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:18:42 PDT
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Wine-Barrel-Coffee-Table/
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This table top was made from the cross sections of salvaged wine barrels. It was my first wine barrel project from a couple years ago, and it was a real joy to make. I went through a salvaged wood phase in my art career that hit me pretty strongly and I had to get it out of my system. I'm not su...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:17 PDT
Charging Stand for an Otterbox'd Iphone http://www.instructables.com/id/Charging-Stand-for-an-Otterboxd-Iphone/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 19:01:26 PDT
Catapult Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Catapult-Bottle-Opener/
Catapult Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SMALL.jpg keineAhnung Hello,I want to present you my prototype of a bottle opener, which reminds me of some kind of catapult.First of all, here's a video of how it worksIn the video you cant see how far the bottle cap flies, but i can tell you: It flies through the whole room and you might have to search it. And beware: ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:24:36 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
A Chair for the Great Outdoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SMALL.jpg 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
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Premium-deck-railing-from-2x4-and-2x6-construction/
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SMALL.jpg Tvframe I called a company that specializes in exterior wood railing and massive post. I have a pretty large concrete balcony (14x22ft).The estimate for the job....5000$..So I decided that I could do close to the same thing for less...how much less ?A lot less. It cost me about 300$ - 350$ for the 3 x 5 1/4...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:26:46 PDT
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenting-with-wood-silicone/
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/B7RG/HXDJJK2I/FQ6B7RGHXDJJK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/B7RG/HXDJJK2I/FQ6B7RGHXDJJK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/B7RG/HXDJJK2I/FQ6B7RGHXDJJK2I.SMALL.jpg Joekevdv With a group of four art students, we were challenged to develop a new kind of material. Together we researched silicone rubber and we decided to use this material as a starting point. After a lot of experiments we discovered that mixing silicone rubber with sawdust made the silicone rubber much mor...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-Deck-Supply-List/
Hexagon Deck with recycled supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/QYLL/HWAFT70N/F7NQYLLHWAFT70N.SMALL.jpg kenwork I had a vision of a Hexagon deck. So a decision was made to make it a reality. We have several hexagon plant beds and a hexagon table, so why not a hexagon deck?! :)Supplies:1. Tons of scrap and recycled wood. 2x4's, 2x6's, 2x8's. I scavanged, collected and got together enough wood to start th...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 08:24:38 PDT
Magnetic Levitation Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Levitation-Pen/
Magnetic Levitation Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/09OJ/HX6AQDJ2/FVQ09OJHX6AQDJ2.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Not unlike the trains in Japan this pen uses opposing magnetic forces to hover in mid air. For trains, this practically eliminates friction allowing the trains to move very quickly. For pens, it makes for a little added entertainment value on your desk. Precision is key with this project, so like ma...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 15:57:08 PDT
Wood Mold for Glassblowing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Mold-for-Glassblowing/
Wood Mold for Glassblowing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/AZ7O/HX1WBB4N/FJ3AZ7OHX1WBB4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/AZ7O/HX1WBB4N/FJ3AZ7OHX1WBB4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/AZ7O/HX1WBB4N/FJ3AZ7OHX1WBB4N.SMALL.jpg sketchglass This is an easy way to make a wood mold for blowing round glasses or vases or anything like that. The construction of this mold is inspired by a Czech or Russian (that's my guess) style mold that I came across while living in Denmark. This Instructable won't go too deep into the skill it takes to bl...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:23:44 PDT
Stump Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Stump-Throne/
Stump Throne - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/FDFW/HWZ4WH4G/FFJFDFWHWZ4WH4G.SMALL.jpg bricobart Stumps are great stuff. They're beautiful, they're heavy (at least the heavier ones, I don't know exactly about the lighters), they're incredibly useful (even the lightest), and they're free (you just have to be organised, and fast).Last time I got a few poplar stumps from a friend (really!) and we ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:28:23 PDT
Refinish an old wooden Sewing Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-old-wooden-Sewing-Case/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:14:55 PDT
Picnic table condiment holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Picnic-table-condiment-holder/
Picnic table condiment holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/YKXC/HWVAVKD9/FQEYKXCHWVAVKD9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Keeping your condiments corralled at a cookout is a central concern. This condiment contraption has been around for ages, and here's a new take on this classic design.This intermediate woodworking project is a great way to get into Summer, and have an awesome retro project that your friends will en...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:34:24 PDT
Homemade pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pipe/
Homemade pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SMALL.jpg 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
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Butterfly-Knife/
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/V0WA/HWTBI8GV/FGQV0WAHWTBI8GV.SMALL.jpg kyao Hi!In this instructables I will be teaching you guys how to make a 100% functional popsicle stick butterfly knife (balisong). This project is very simple and takes around 30 minutes to complete, but the end result is a very durable wooden butterfly knife that can do all the tricks a real butterfly k...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:07:22 PDT
Curved laser bent wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-laser-bent-wood/
Curved laser bent wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/ES1E/HWTBI4RC/FX5ES1EHWTBI4RC.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This instructable will cover my own experiments with laser kerf bent wood, also known as lattice hinges, and how I tried to create it parametrically to bend along a curved surface.There's a lot of good information about lattice hinges here http://www.deferredprocrastination.co.uk/blog/cate... which ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:53:57 PDT
Sphere Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Sphere-Drilling-Jig/
Sphere Drilling Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/4FT5/HWS3RJIB/FSE4FT5HWS3RJIB.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Cutting and drilling round objects is both difficult and dangerous. This is a step by step guide to making a jig to help drill spheres. I recently posted a similar Instructable about how to make a jig for cutting and drilling cylinders which can be viewed here (http://www.instructables.com/id/Safel...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:51:48 PDT
Adirondack chair from ONE board http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-chair-from-ONE-board/
Adirondack chair from ONE board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SMALL.jpg seamster Nothing says summertime like a wooden Adirondack chair!These classic outdoor chairs are comfy and perfect for resting in after a long day, or for getting up early and watching the sun rise while sipping your favorite hot beverage. There are about a million variations on the Adirondack chair, and an ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 PDT
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Maple-Slab-Outdoor-Table/
Live Edge Maple Slab Outdoor Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/CC2F/HWRC676K/FGCCC2FHWRC676K.SMALL.jpg ChrisReddy We just had a new patio added on the back of our house and needed a large table to seat 10 or more people - all the tables we saw when shopping were for either for 4, 6 or 8 at the most - and ranged from $150-$600! I had seen several of this style "live edge" tables as rustic dining room tables, bu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:09:24 PDT
Stovetop / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Stovetop-Countertop/
Stovetop / Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/845P/HWRZ7ACG/FDV845PHWRZ7ACG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON How many burners do you ever use simultaneously? The most I've ever used at a time is 3 when I'm cooking a big spread for a bunch of friends. I almost always only use one or two at a time. With limited counter space in my apartment kitchen, I'm always precariously balancing plates and cutting boards...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:05:42 PDT
Mini Rebel Snowspeeder Popsicle Stick Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Rebel-Snowspeeder-Popsicle-Stick-Model/
Mini Rebel Snowspeeder Popsicle Stick Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/PJ1K/HWNUJ7WK/FKOPJ1KHWNUJ7WK.SMALL.jpg popsicle_mini-models Here's another interesting craft from the Star Wars Universe - a modified T-47 Rebel Snowspeeder from the 1980 movie "The Empire Strikes Back". The two-man Snowspeeders were the main air support aircraft used by the Alliance during the ground Battle of Hoth. Lightly armed but highly maneuverable, ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 06:39:28 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
DIY: Skimboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SMALL.jpg BenjiDaa I saw a skimboard at a shop near the beach one day, and I thought, "You know I could make something like that!" Guess what I did, I came home, found some wood, and started hauling away at making a skimboard.This skimboard isn't too hard to make, and the cost is relatively low. Give it a nice paint j...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
Forest Spirit Wood Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Forest-Spirit-Wood-Carving/
Forest Spirit Wood Carving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/60LE/HWJ9TZG4/FHU60LEHWJ9TZG4.SMALL.jpg boneheadturtle Hello! Welcome people! This is my first instructables so I hope I cover everything you need to get carving yourself a forest wood spirit... :) Tools Needed A pocket knifeA marker pen (or pencil)A piece of wood****this piece is birch wood Draw your face!I always start with the nose, get that ...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:44:28 PDT
Chopping Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Custom-Chopping-Board/
Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/TTYJ/HWCJIWXS/FTDTTYJHWCJIWXS.SMALL.jpg againstthegrain This is how I made my hardwood chopping board.There will be better tools to use and different methods to complete the same job, but this is how I've made it. IF YOU LIKE THIS PLEASE CHECK OUT MY FACEBOOK PAGE FOR OTHER THINGS I'VE MADEwww.facebook.com/ATG.Against.The.Grain. Prepare the Timber Wha...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:16:50 PDT