Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:33:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pokemon PokeBall http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokemon-PokeBall/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:18:26 PDT
How to Make a Mug out of Scrap Hard Wood Flooring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mug-Out-of-Scrap-Hard-Wood-Flooring/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:37:25 PDT
How to build your own kitchen cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-kitchen-cabinets/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:56:54 PDT
An Unconventional Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Unconventional-Beer-Caddy/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:32:33 PDT
Curve template for edge cutting using a router http://www.instructables.com/id/Curve-template-for-edge-cutting-using-a-router/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 07:41:21 PST
Transparent Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Wood/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 09:29:08 PDT
Refinish an Antique Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-Antique-Rocking-Chair/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:45:32 PDT
Stun Your Friends With These Handmade Harry Potter Wands! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stun-Your-Friends-With-These-Handmade-Harry-Potter/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:22:13 PDT
Build an Amazing Climbing Wall Volume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Amazing-Climbing-Wall-Volume/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:00:10 PDT
The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Woodburning http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Absolute-Beginners-Guide-to-Woodburning/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 12:24:50 PDT
Sanding Drum for a Thickness Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Drum-for-a-Thickness-Sander/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:35:58 PST
Zero Clearance Insert for DeWalt DW745 Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Clearance-Insert-for-DeWalt-DW745-Table-Saw/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 19:44:31 PST
Cribbage Board Jig For A Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Cribbage-Board-Jig-For-A-Drill-Press/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 21:49:17 PDT
Epoxy -vs- Tshirt = Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-vs-Tshirt-Artwork/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:05:25 PDT
Laminated Wood Bicycle Mudguards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminated-Wood-Bicycle-Mudguards/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 10:59:30 PDT
DIY End Grain Cutting Board (supplement) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-End-Grain-Cutting-Board-supplement/
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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:42:16 PST
Build a very simple desk with only a Dremel (and a screwdriver) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-very-simple-desk-with-only-a-Dremel-and-a/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:22:32 PDT
Leg for a wooden table (incredible strength) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leg-for-a-Wooden-Table-incredible-Strength/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:07:33 PDT
Trammel of Archimedes http://www.instructables.com/id/Trammel-of-Archimedes/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:43:30 PST
How to build a Desk from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Desk-From-Pallet-Wood/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:12:24 PDT
Sculpted Reclaimed Wood Bench with Steel Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Sculpted-Reclaimed-Wood-Bench-With-Steel-Base/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 08:34:28 PDT
DIY Home Made Wake Skate http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Made-Wake-Skate/
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:35:00 PDT
DIY bench dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Dogs/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:59:36 PDT
Setting Up a Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-a-Workshop/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:14:33 PDT
Gun Rack from Reclaimed Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Rack-from-Reclaimed-Pallet-Wood/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 23:24:43 PST
Jewelry Box Build by WoodSkills http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Box-Build-by-WoodSkills/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 14:35:30 PDT
Gypsy Wagon built from salvaged materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-Wagon-Built-From-Salvaged-Materials/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 07:09:03 PDT
The Gumball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gumball-Machine/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 19:59:13 PST
How to make a pair of bellows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pair-of-bellows/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:07:35 PST
A recirculating sluice box for gold prospecting http://www.instructables.com/id/A-recirculating-sluice-box-for-gold-prospecting/
A recirculating sluice box for gold prospecting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/CD6J/GE04OMYP/F0OCD6JGE04OMYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/CD6J/GE04OMYP/F0OCD6JGE04OMYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/CD6J/GE04OMYP/F0OCD6JGE04OMYP.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 One of my many hobbies is recreational gold prospecting. I've been gold panning on my vacations for many years. It's a lot of fun. It's great exercise. I get to do it in really scenic locations. I have even found some gold. However, you aren't likely to find a whole lot of gold by panning alone. To ...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 17:43:19 PDT
Wooden Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Suitcase/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2011 20:05:03 PDT
DIY Wood Fired Cedar Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Fired-Cedar-Hot-Tub/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 19:56:29 PDT
Portable Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Amplifier-1/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 08:52:25 PDT
Step by step construction of a log cabin http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-Construction-of-a-Log-Cabin/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:53:12 PST
Zipline Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipline-Brake/
Zipline Brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/83Z8/GQ4AIP9B/FXA83Z8GQ4AIP9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/83Z8/GQ4AIP9B/FXA83Z8GQ4AIP9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/83Z8/GQ4AIP9B/FXA83Z8GQ4AIP9B.SMALL.jpg tim127 Ziplines are really fun, until you hit the end and stop short. Brakes can solve this but they are around $80 (http://stores.backyardziplines.com/-strse-17/Brake-Block-Kit/Detail.bok) Why pay that when you can make your own for about $20 materials/tools MATERIALS zip ties x2 6x6x1 block of wood x...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 05:50:27 PDT
My Pergola Project http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Pergola-Project/
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Wed, 23 May 2012 10:16:27 PDT
Construct curves to smoothly connect lines at any angle http://www.instructables.com/id/Construct-Curves-to-Smoothly-Connect-Lines-at-Any-/
Construct curves to smoothly connect lines at any angle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/ASA8/IP2UEI7C/FODASA8IP2UEI7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/ASA8/IP2UEI7C/FODASA8IP2UEI7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/ASA8/IP2UEI7C/FODASA8IP2UEI7C.SMALL.jpg MikeD50 One of the steps when building my son's Optimist dinghy (similar to this 'ible) was to attach "knees" in all corners. Here the task was to find/construct a curve which neatly "connects" side and front edges. Now what can be done to acomplish this: grab all round plates, pots, coffee and corned beef...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 07:24:05 PDT
Removing Black Stains in Wood Furniture With Oxalic Acid http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Black-Stains-in-Wood-Furniture-With-Oxali/
Removing Black Stains in Wood Furniture With Oxalic Acid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/V51O/IMATKKQV/FVFV51OIMATKKQV.SMALL.jpg sketchglass Iron oxide stains in wood are usually dark spots caused by prolonged exposure to water and / or metal. The iron oxide reacts with the tannins in the wood and stains it black. Wood can intentionally be stained black in the same way, and that's called Ebonizing.Along the edge of my desk I kept a rusty...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:37:51 PDT
The Flat Pack Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flat-Pack-Beer-Caddy/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:10:54 PDT
Retro Inspired Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Inspired-Phone-Dock/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:07:04 PDT
Quick and Easy Mitered Box with a Lid - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Mitered-Box-with-a-Lid-I-made-it-/
Quick and Easy Mitered Box with a Lid - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SMALL.jpg wisegye This simple technique requires no fasteners and yeilds a box with a perfectly fitted lid.  The mitered corners are quick and easy and the glued assembly requires no fasteners.  Use this technique for making jewelry boxes from pre-veneered MDF or any solid wood from pine to exotic hardwood. It is als...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 23:27:06 PDT
Unique Wood Shapes Without a CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Wood-Shapes-Without-a-CNC-Machine/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 17:51:03 PST
Rebuilding a Craftsman Table Saw! **The alternative to a new cheap saw** http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Craftsman-Table-Saw-The-alternative-t/
Rebuilding a Craftsman Table Saw! **The alternative to a new cheap saw** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I get asked a lot about what is the best new saw to buy on a budget.  My answer always is, don't.  Go find an older, belt driven Craftsman 10 inch saw and rebuild it.  They are as common as a rusty nail and not much more money.  I think people avoid the prospect because they are seduced by the 'feat...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 14:26:10 PST
How to Make an Alaskan Ulu Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Alaskan-Ulu-Knife/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 10:48:20 PDT
Coat Hanger from Railroad Spikes and Barn Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-from-Railroad-Spikes-and-Barn-Board/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:03:50 PST
Hard Wood or Soft Wood? http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Wood-or-Soft-Wood%3f/
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Mon, 14 May 2007 13:45:37 PDT
Corner Clamp Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-Jig/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:40:03 PDT
Gandalf's Pipe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalfs-Pipe/
Gandalf's Pipe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SMALL.jpg bcelik1 Gandalf's Pipe If you have some spare pipeweed and some tools lying around, make this easy churchwarden pipe and fashion it like a man from the middle earth. You may sew yourself a cape or a robe too to give the full nerd effect. Batteries not included. Materials: Fire resistant and nontoxic ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 18:36:27 PST
Construir una colmena artificial http://www.instructables.com/id/Construir-una-colmena-colmena-artificial-del-Apicu/
Construir una colmena artificial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/61NP/HVFL61LA/FSF61NPHVFL61LA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/61NP/HVFL61LA/FSF61NPHVFL61LA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/61NP/HVFL61LA/FSF61NPHVFL61LA.SMALL.jpg rajath Introducción: La apicultura es la práctica de criar abejas y manejar colmenas. Esta práctica es muy antigua y hoy hay miles de personas que la hacen, como hobby o profesión, por todo el mundo. La miel y la cera son los productos principales derivados directamente de las abejas. Con estos, también ...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 02:39:20 PDT
Log Cabin http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Cabin/
Log Cabin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/WO54/F11S8TUK/F47WO54F11S8TUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/WO54/F11S8TUK/F47WO54F11S8TUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/WO54/F11S8TUK/F47WO54F11S8TUK.SMALL.jpg Atvr4u500 Log caibns sean hard to build but are not hard to build if you have the know how. My friend and I started a log cabin about a year ago.Im planing to build an ne part on the cabin that will come of the door and make a L shape. I m planing a camp out in it this weekend. Materials Land to build on...
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Tue, 29 May 2007 06:39:50 PDT