Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:01:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-french-curves/
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a set of wooden french curves using the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. French curves are very handy drafting tools, and for woodworkers they are great to have around the shop to lay out simple and attractive free-form curves on projects. I've bough...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:27:09 PDT
Step by Step Clock- 2 sided CNC wood surfacing with Shopbot router http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-Clock-2-sided-CNC-wood-surfacing-with/
Step by Step Clock- 2 sided CNC wood surfacing with Shopbot router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SMALL.jpg alepalan I really like wooden sculpted objects, there is something subtle and refined about wood crafted pieces. I wanted to explore the Shopbot to make 3d surfacing in objects that were designed digitally and then export it to the machine to make the work for me. I decided to start with a clock I designed...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:40:57 PDT
WiFi Enabled Puppy Condo http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Enabled-Puppy-Condo/
WiFi Enabled Puppy Condo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SMALL.jpg larryservin When I got my puppy in a box I didn't want him to be cooped up in only one box so I taped a few boxes together with "doors" from one to the other. From this I got the Idea to create a real miniature condo for my puppy. Since I've been working with electronics for years I had to incorporate them in...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:57:45 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SMALL.jpg sabladask DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard This isnstructable will contain information on how to build a kiteboard, the same building method can also be used to make several other boards(wakeboard, skateboard, wakeskate etc.). Materials needed: Epoxy resin Wood (with few knots) Hardwood, (cumaj...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
Table saw sled for precise angled cuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-saw-sled-for-precise-angled-cuts/
Table saw sled for precise angled cuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SMALL.jpg Bill WW There are plenty of table saw sled designs, here and elsewhere, on the Internet. A sled is an excellent addition to your table saw, and is usually intended to make precise 90 degree cuts. But occasionally you need to make a precise angled cut, as is required if you are doing segmented wood turning o...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:23:02 PDT
How to mill a perfect circle in Corian to make a vacuum seal for a wood kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-mill-a-perfect-circle-in-Corian-to-make-a-v/
How to mill a perfect circle in Corian to make a vacuum seal for a wood kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SMALL.jpg CWKr I'm building a Vacuum Kiln to dry wood.  It is made out of 12" PVC Pipe -- See How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe I'm using the solid surface counter-top material Corian since it is not porous and it is relatively strong and a 1" thick slab will not deflect / fail (crack shatter) when under ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:38:13 PDT
Cedar Fence Picket Outdoor Bar / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Fence-Picket-Outdoor-Bar-Countertop/
Cedar Fence Picket Outdoor Bar / Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F3V8/HTUFCF51/F9MF3V8HTUFCF51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F3V8/HTUFCF51/F9MF3V8HTUFCF51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F3V8/HTUFCF51/F9MF3V8HTUFCF51.SMALL.jpg mejones I love cooking and hanging with friends. I especially love grilling. So I finally decided to design and build an outdoor counter top for all my grilling prep work (someone makes me chop my onions outside)...oh...and I added a bar top as well. Best thing, since I used fence pickets we are talking les...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:03:51 PDT
Garden Gate in an Afternoon With Zero Metal Fasteners http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Gate-in-an-Afternoon-With-Zero-Metal-Fasten/
Garden Gate in an Afternoon With Zero Metal Fasteners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SMALL.jpg anarnold This is a simple gate design that's strong, light and fun to build. It should be do-able in an afternoon, but requires a small amount of joinery. If, like me, you're pretty handy, but interested in building your woodworking skills, then this is perfect for you. This would also make a good teaching...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:20:59 PDT
Laser cut wooden maps with public data http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-maps-with-public-data/
Laser cut wooden maps with public data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F1A1/HU54OA4W/F7KF1A1HU54OA4W.SMALL.jpg funvill In this tutorial we will be making a laser cut wooden map using open data from Vancouver's Open data catalog. The Vancouver open data catalog has many different shape files that can be used, in this tutorial we will be using the coastal and public street data. You can use this tutorial to make m...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:24:30 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-MP3-Radio/
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SMALL.jpg WelshWoodWorking I wanted to make a radio that payed homage to the beautiful radios from the 1930's era from manufacturers like Philco and GE but has the functionality of a modern MP3 player. I could have found one of those old radios and did the conversion to MP3 but decided instead to build one from scratch from...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:10 PDT
Trash to Treasure Doll-House http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Treasure-Doll-House/
Trash to Treasure Doll-House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie My fiance brought home a doll house the neighbor was trashing. It was badly beaten and abused and had definitely seen better days, but we could fix it. We decided to give it an overhaul and gift it to her best friends daughter. Dis-assembly This house is a pretty nice one. It came apart pretty ea...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:47:26 PDT
Remove laser etching residue from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-laser-etching-residue-from-wood/
Remove laser etching residue from wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SMALL.jpg lime3D I made it at TechShop When etching wood on a laser etcher, the process can leave a residue on the surface. Many people recommend placing masking tape on the surface prior to etching. This will certainly work, but then you are left with having to remove small pieces of tape, and the power and fo...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:21:44 PDT
Periodic table of the elements blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-table-of-the-elements-blocks/
Periodic table of the elements blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/1T7V/HU0GR1Z9/F5D1T7VHU0GR1Z9.SMALL.jpg wavehawk42 I made small building blocks representing the elements.  I milled down a poplar board into 2.75" cubes and laser engraved each side with a different property.  Made a great birthday present for my 4 year old nephews.  I made this at Techshop using the planer / joiner, table saw, chop saw, router, a...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:13 PDT
Portable Lap Desk & TechShop Tool Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Lap-Desk-TechShop-Tool-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:47:43 PDT
Secret door bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-bookcase/
Secret door bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SMALL.jpg makendo Who doesn't want a secret door bookcase? We have a space in our living room that I've been planning to conceal with just such a door for 10 years, but I've kept putting it off because doing something like this has to be done well. I wanted the carpentry to be of high quality and the mechanism to be ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:56:11 PDT
Wooden Mallet on a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mallet-on-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:30:06 PDT
Zero-Space Flexible tool Storage Workstation - Portable or Wall mountable http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Space-Flexible-tool-Storage-Workstation-Porta/
Zero-Space Flexible tool Storage Workstation - Portable or Wall mountable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/IDXA/HTVIFW7I/FMXIDXAHTVIFW7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/IDXA/HTVIFW7I/FMXIDXAHTVIFW7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/IDXA/HTVIFW7I/FMXIDXAHTVIFW7I.SMALL.jpg hp07 This is dedicated to all people like me who can't work in any other place than their own rooms. Working in our own rooms is fine but the problem is we don't have enough space. So I made a zero space occupying wall mounted workstation, that when unfolded gives a nice big 3 feet by 2 feet workspace....
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:55:47 PDT
Compact Workbench Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Workbench-Build/
Compact Workbench Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/A9HG/H7ZP9VWM/FQNA9HGH7ZP9VWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/A9HG/H7ZP9VWM/FQNA9HGH7ZP9VWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/A9HG/H7ZP9VWM/FQNA9HGH7ZP9VWM.SMALL.jpg daleruisky This is an Instructable showing you how to build your own compact workbench. This workbench is perfect for college students or people living in a temporary living situation with little room to work on hobbies. Living in a small apartment, I always found it difficult to work on electronics projects a...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 06:09:40 PDT
Tiny Wooden Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Wooden-Shelf/
Tiny Wooden Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/06Z7/HTUFBM5H/F9F06Z7HTUFBM5H.SMALL.jpg razic We'll cover how to make a tiny wooden shelf. I put this together at the TechShop in San Francisco. Grab Some Wood Since the shelf I'll be building is so tiny, I'll grab some wood out of the scrap pile. The dimensions don't really matter; any old plank will do. Cut To Length Cut the wood to ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:07:21 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
How To Make A Wooden Cup With A Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wooden-Cup-With-A-Lid/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 19:05:58 PDT
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DORM-ROOM-GUITAR-my-first-custom-guitar/
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SMALL.jpg jerdreich8 Introduction I am a sophomore Technology Education undergrad at the college of New Jersey. This past fall I took an introductory materials course and decided to push my skills and make a playable electric guitar for my final project. It was a sporadic decision; I only gave myself two and half weeks ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:15:19 PDT
Making a Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Rings are great, but what if you don't either have the money to buy or the knowledge to make your own silver or gold rings. You could go with plastic, but if you really want to create something which stands out I would suggest looking at more natural materials, materials such as wood. Let's get st...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:06:00 PDT
The Ramen Stand- A Portable, Modular Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ramen-Stand-A-Portable-Modular-Reconfigurable-/
The Ramen Stand- A Portable, Modular Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/IHXL/HTQN9O6Z/FR7IHXLHTQN9O6Z.SMALL.jpg OahuMakerspace Portable Workstations are useful for many groups of people. For campers, they're called Chuck Boxes. For the military and Ham radio folks, they're called Field Desks. We've taken to calling this one the Ramen Stand. It looks sort of like a ramen stand or hot dog cart when it's folded up.  At the ma...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:01:00 PDT
The Travolette http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Travolette/
The Travolette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKDR/HTQN7K9U/FZGVKDRHTQN7K9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKDR/HTQN7K9U/FZGVKDRHTQN7K9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/VKDR/HTQN7K9U/FZGVKDRHTQN7K9U.SMALL.jpg -BALES- It's no secret that drums and other percussion instruments are made in my workshop ... at least it isn't anymore if it ever was. Like most fabrication processes, there are leftovers ... mmmm leftovers. I love leftovers ... especially meatloaf and chili ... delicious. Anyway, they aren't leftovers ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:24:46 PDT
Bottle Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Ship/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 01:28:17 PDT
coaster bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/coaster-bottle-opener/
coaster bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/TZJM/HTOUJAU8/FSWTZJMHTOUJAU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/TZJM/HTOUJAU8/FSWTZJMHTOUJAU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/TZJM/HTOUJAU8/FSWTZJMHTOUJAU8.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus With Spring here many people are enjoying the the warmer weather, spending more time outside enjoying a cold one on the patio with friends. A common conundrum when entertaining friends is keeping the bottle opener from wandering away; unless you have the bottle opener chained up it's bound to get ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 17:09:39 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Backgammon Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Backgammon-Board/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 14:53:16 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
DIY pool stick and pool ball case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-stick-and-pool-ball-case/
DIY pool stick and pool ball case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/K0EE/HTKXVA34/FRMK0EEHTKXVA34.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box While my pool table is undergoing repairs I still like to get out and go play at the local pool hall. I can easily take my nice cue to the pool hall but what about taking the pool balls with you? I know it is a little out of the ordinary to want to take pool balls with you but you can ask any passio...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:30:31 PDT
Edge Gluing Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Gluing-Boards/
Edge Gluing Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/804S/HTLEARDA/FMG804SHTLEARDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/804S/HTLEARDA/FMG804SHTLEARDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/804S/HTLEARDA/FMG804SHTLEARDA.SMALL.jpg G S Haydon So your project means you need two or more boards glued together to make a wide board and here is a method that can deliver that very easily. The video above is a demonstration of the process but I also want to talk you through the process. In the example here I have two boards I want to glue up...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:25:20 PDT
Pallet Sliding Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Sliding-Door-1/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:17:48 PDT
Orthopedics' Business Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Orthopedics-Business-Card-Holder/
Orthopedics' Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7D4S/HTB0X9O5/FR17D4SHTB0X9O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7D4S/HTB0X9O5/FR17D4SHTB0X9O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/7D4S/HTB0X9O5/FR17D4SHTB0X9O5.SMALL.jpg cahelming True artists allow inspiration to come in any form and through any discipline. As an Artist (Educator), I'm thankful my family chose other career paths. This pushes my thinking and creating by discovering their ways of living and thinking. This idea came while raking my brain for a birthday gif...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:54:15 PDT
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Custom-Guitar-With-Custom-Templates/
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SMALL.jpg bassman76jazz If you are just getting into building musical instruments or a professional luthier you should know that a good template is always the starting point to building a great instrument. Just like most lutiers in the past I hand cut an shaped my templates. The process is demanding and labor intensive a...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:26:09 PDT
How To Build A Custom Sized Stretched Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Custom-Sized-Stretched-Canvas/
How To Build A Custom Sized Stretched Canvas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AHOL/HIUXAZ5T/FEDAHOLHIUXAZ5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AHOL/HIUXAZ5T/FEDAHOLHIUXAZ5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AHOL/HIUXAZ5T/FEDAHOLHIUXAZ5T.SMALL.jpg dcdart This instructable is my effort to explain how to build your own custom size canvas' for painting. 16x20 and 18x24 common size are very affordable at most art supply stores but if you want large or custom sizes the price goes way up very quickly. All of the tools I used are common off the shelf thing...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 03:30:03 PDT
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station http://www.instructables.com/id/An-ugly-but-easy-wall-mounted-charging-docking-sta/
An ugly but easy wall mounted charging docking station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/ROJM/HT7P69YJ/FUFROJMHT7P69YJ.SMALL.jpg anuvanoob After little luck finding a charging station for my exact needs I decided to test my subpar wood working skills and build my own. I wanted it to be mounted on the wall parallel to my bed (instead of perpendicular like on a night stand) since the wall is at arm's length. This makes it easier to gra...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:20:07 PDT
Mobile dog food bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-dog-food-bin/
Mobile dog food bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/ULDX/HT7PBNJ5/FB7ULDXHT7PBNJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/ULDX/HT7PBNJ5/FB7ULDXHT7PBNJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/ULDX/HT7PBNJ5/FB7ULDXHT7PBNJ5.SMALL.jpg dezine Rather than having to carry around large bags of dog food at feeding times, make this mobile dog food storage bin. It is big enough to hold an 8kg bag of dog food, yet small enough to store in a tight place. The castor wheels and handle on the side allow you to move the dog food bin around with ease...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:14:22 PDT
The Flat Stacking Cookbook Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flat-Stacking-Cookbook-Stand/
The Flat Stacking Cookbook Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/CMM1/HT5CSL36/FCLCMM1HT5CSL36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/CMM1/HT5CSL36/FCLCMM1HT5CSL36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/CMM1/HT5CSL36/FCLCMM1HT5CSL36.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Hell hath no fury like a Woman's scorn for a cookbook lying flat on a table that won't stay open. She turns to reference the recipe as the pages snap shut like a bear trap. What was that page number? No one knows ... and it's going to take at least three flip throughs to find it again. Meanwhile, ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:25:16 PDT
Kids' Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Picnic-Table-2/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:45:12 PDT
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-hair-combs/
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a hardwood hair pick on the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. I had a few reasons for wanting to make this. First, they look cool, and I've always just wanted to have one in my pocket. Second, I've heard that wood combs are supposed to be better for o...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:54:44 PDT
Vertical corner garden out of pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-corner-garden-out-of-pallets/
Vertical corner garden out of pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/56KS/HT2U04AT/FFC56KSHT2U04AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/56KS/HT2U04AT/FFC56KSHT2U04AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/56KS/HT2U04AT/FFC56KSHT2U04AT.SMALL.jpg foradoescritorio This project was inspired by a video that Steve Ramsey posted on his youtube channel, Woodworking for Mere Mortals. It is a simple project, which uses simple tools. All you'll need is a jigsaw, a drill and a pallet. Portuguese version abailable at www.foradoescritorio.com.br Select your wood ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:54:54 PDT
How to make a router guide for perfect cuts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-router-guide-for-perfect-cuts/
How to make a router guide for perfect cuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/S02O/HT1M20QA/FPPS02OHT1M20QA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/S02O/HT1M20QA/FPPS02OHT1M20QA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/S02O/HT1M20QA/FPPS02OHT1M20QA.SMALL.jpg trev25 In this Instructable, I will show you the method I use to create a jig for a handheld router. With this method, you will be able to create a guide for the design you wish to route and make it 100% accurate over and over again. Another option is to use a CNC router but depending on your project, tha...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:40:46 PDT
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Napkin-Holder-out-of-Wood/
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Hey!  Me again. A few months back, it was "that time of year" again.  A few months before "that time of year", it was the time of year that I brainstorm Christmas gift ideas.  I hadn't seen my sister in a while, and I wanted something special for her - something special and unique.  I also wanted...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:28:15 PDT
DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nontoxic-Wood-Stain/
DIY Nontoxic Wood Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/DGMQ/HT0UAE2O/FPUDGMQHT0UAE2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/DGMQ/HT0UAE2O/FPUDGMQHT0UAE2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/DGMQ/HT0UAE2O/FPUDGMQHT0UAE2O.SMALL.jpg amalkhan This is going to be fun. Get ready. Have some boring wood lying around your place? Sure its grain is beautiful, but its color is so blah! In this instructable I'll show you how you can stain wood an array of colors with something you probably already have in your pantry. Food coloring! Let's get sta...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:32:07 PDT
How to Recycle Old Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-Old-Skateboards/
How to Recycle Old Skateboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SMALL.jpg bmkenned My friends and I have a bunch of old skateboards lying around from years of skating. I decided to finally do something with that. Made at TechShop Chandler www.techshop.ws Sectioning and Cutting Take all of your old boards and ungrip them. The best way to do this is with a hair dryer or he...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:16:48 PDT
Wooden Dodecahedra http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dodecahedra/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:24:27 PDT
Round Dining Table made from Bowling Alley wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Round-Dining-Table-made-from-Bowling-Alley-wood/
Round Dining Table made from Bowling Alley wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/I7W2/HSVTAVJH/FEZI7W2HSVTAVJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/I7W2/HSVTAVJH/FEZI7W2HSVTAVJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/I7W2/HSVTAVJH/FEZI7W2HSVTAVJH.SMALL.jpg zachholt This table can seat 5 to 6 people comfortably. Get some Bowling Alley wood This might be the deal breaker. I was lucky enough to have someone give a bunch of it to me for free! Make it round Of course you don't have to make it round if you don't want to. I had to add a bunch of strips to ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:31:45 PDT
Maximize your workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Maximize-your-workbench/
Maximize your workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/D5GC/GELSME2N/FIMD5GCGELSME2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/D5GC/GELSME2N/FIMD5GCGELSME2N.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FIM/D5GC/GELSME2N/FIMD5GCGELSME2N.SMALL.jpg pb4evr13 While my old workbench's used to be setup to my liking, as most garage enthusiast knows there is always room for improvement. My current setup was not efficient and wasted much needed space. Which is why I decided to remodel my workbench to maximize my space hopefully this can give some insight and ...
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 17:17:25 PDT
How To Sharpen a Handplane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sharpen-a-Handplane/
How To Sharpen a Handplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/ABXG/HRPBMAS1/FY5ABXGHRPBMAS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/ABXG/HRPBMAS1/FY5ABXGHRPBMAS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/ABXG/HRPBMAS1/FY5ABXGHRPBMAS1.SMALL.jpg G S Haydon This instructable will guide you through sharpening a handplane. You will need; Norton India cobination stone size 8" x 2". This has a grey "coarse" side and an orangey brown "fine" side. This method works just as well on other mediums such as sandpaper, water stones and diamond stones. Honin...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:22:11 PST