Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:08:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Pallet-Medical-Backboard-Made-Into-a-Riverboar/
2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam I've been tossing ideas to employees at an ambulance service I work at. This is one idea that we are going to make. We have Bayous all around our city (that is why they call it Bayou City). Our company has combined with 2 other services & the 3rd one has gone out of business last year. We have lots ...
By: ️Roy Glen Gilliam

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:40:48 PDT
Cedar Log Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Log-Wood-Bowl/
Cedar Log Wood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/0IP9/I7MXV0TY/F0D0IP9I7MXV0TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/0IP9/I7MXV0TY/F0D0IP9I7MXV0TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/0IP9/I7MXV0TY/F0D0IP9I7MXV0TY.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 A friend of mine asked me if I wanted some cedar logs he had from a tree he fell. Not necessarily knowing what to do with it, of course I said yes. Making A "chainsaw" Bowl It Is... First let me start by saying, I have absolutely no experience making a bowl out of a log or using a chainsaw to sh...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:00:18 PDT
3D Printed Dowelling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Dowelling-Jig/
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By: Evan.Ganiaris

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:12:52 PDT
Splitting black locust logs with wedges http://www.instructables.com/id/splitting-big-black-locust-logs-with-wedges/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:26 PDT
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-Warped-Veneer-and-Pimping-Your-Phone/
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Link in case video don't show up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXxRo-36n0Veneer is a really fun material to work with, regardless if you're doing marquetry or using it for other kinds of crafting. However, often enough you'll find veneer that you intend to use being bubbly, curved, warped or oth...
By: Switch and Lever

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:23:49 PDT
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-homemade-adjustable-stilts/
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SMALL.jpg Alaric Loftus Hi all, today I am going to take a shot at my first Instructable, so here we go! It all started a week before a science field trip to Payne's Prairie so we could walk the La Chua Trail. While my science teacher told us about the trail, I had an idea so I raised my hand and asked, "Would it be okay i...
By: Alaric Loftus

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:38:39 PDT
Disc sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-sander/
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By: torx

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:38:44 PDT
Garden love seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-love-seat/
Garden love seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W26K/I7MX4OLE/FV6W26KI7MX4OLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W26K/I7MX4OLE/FV6W26KI7MX4OLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/W26K/I7MX4OLE/FV6W26KI7MX4OLE.SMALL.jpg dezine This slatted garden bench makes the perfect love seat for a garden. It's very easy to make. YOU WILL NEED:1 of 900 x 900mm 16mm marine plywood*7 of 20 x 94mm PAR pine - cut to 1040mm length12 of 20 x 69mm PAR pine - 3 cut to 1000mm length - 9 cut to 1040mm length5 x 50mm cut screwsWood glueWoo...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:57:40 PDT
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Cabinet-w-French-Cleat/
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By: darbinorvar

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:48:30 PDT
Fireplace insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireplace-insert/
Fireplace insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Now that Spring is upon us it's time to make the fireplace more attractive and cover that dark gaping opening since it's not going to be in use, and seal up that drafty chimney while we're at it. Make a fireplace insert that looks like cut logs to hide your fireplace opening when not in use. This in...
By: mikeasaurus

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:06:27 PDT
XYZen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/XYZen-Garden/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:22:36 PDT
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Wing-Celtic-Knot-Pendant/
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX One of my first wood projects ever was a small carving of a Celtic knot that I pulled from Wood Magazine (Aug 95: Tanglewood Fireball Pendant). At the time I only had access to a scroll saw and a Dremel so it seemed to fit my skills perfectly. Although I went in several different directions with my ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:25 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
Building Adirondack Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SMALL.jpg jamiergall 7th graders have been using these plans for five years to build Adirondack chairs. These plans are reliable and after as little as three hours of work, you can have an unstained/painted chair! The plans that we are following today can be found through Shaw Creek General Store. Collect Your Suppli...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:22:58 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
LIM Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LIM-Pendant/
LIM Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SMALL.jpg bricobart Sometimes making doesn't need to be complicated. Or difficult. Or time-consuming. Sometimes the material just speaks for itself.Sometimes it's almost too bad to 'do something' with it.Sometimes nature itself is the best designer.Sometimes less is simply a lot more. Finding THAT piece of wood When...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:05:48 PDT
Making a Wooden Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Picture-Frame/
Making a Wooden Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather One of the first projects many beginner woodworkers build is a picture frame. I've been making sawdust for a few years now, but I can't recall ever having made one myself. So for Christmas just gone, I decided to make one for my wife as a gift.I took a few photos along the way so thought it might be...
By: TheWoodfather

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:38:53 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Midcentury-Style-Plant-Bench/
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SMALL.jpg SwansonDesign This Instructable will show you how to construct a simple midcentury-style bench from materials available at your home improvement store. I could only find the tapered legs at Menard's, but you might find them at such places as Home Depot in your area. You should be able to build this bench for arou...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:17:48 PDT
Live Branch - Hanging Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Branch-Hanging-Terrarium/
Live Branch - Hanging Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SMALL.jpg eric.kessler.18 It is common to have a window above your kitchen sink. It is also common to have cabinets adjacent to said window. This was the case in my kitchen, so I came up with this simple, but elegant way to utilize the vertical space above my sink for a hanging Terrarium. Your kitchen may not have the same c...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:23:46 PDT
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
Avengers Home Defense Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Avenger-Home-Defense-Table/
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By: Michael C

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:06:55 PDT
Custom Project Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Project-Enclosure/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:37:09 PDT
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Wood-Cooking-Knife/
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this knife to chop up ground meat in the pan while cooking.It's made from a sycamore branch. Sycamore has a nice, closed grain that is suitable for food utensils. I have also made spoons and other things from various logs that I've collected over the years. The Tools The main tools I used ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:47:46 PDT
Pallet Wood Laptop Riser http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Laptop-Riser/
Pallet Wood Laptop Riser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SMALL.jpg isavedalex Thank you for checking out my first ever instructable!The idea for this project came from a pain in my neck. I found that working for long periods of time on my laptop sitting down at a desk was causing me to adopt a very bad posture which turned to neck ache. So I decided to try and make something ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:38:55 PDT
CNC Hammer Joint Box http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Hammer-Joint-Box/
CNC Hammer Joint Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SMALL.jpg mydarndest I am building some skills with my Shapeoko 2 and decided to cut a box that uses joinery and assembles without glue. Using a joinery technique called “Hammer Tenon”, I did some studies to translate it for CNC and did test cuts to make sure I had my file match the tolerance of the machine. Then, I d...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:24:27 PDT
Better than my house shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-than-my-house-shed/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 14:20:21 PDT
Create your own acorn necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-acorn-necklace/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:05:45 PST
Solid Wooden Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Wooden-Sunglasses/
Solid Wooden Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SMALL.jpg ThisWoodwork Mid last year I made these sunglasses and I thought I would share them here. Check out the video above to see how I made them! Thanks to my beautiful baby sister for kindly modelling these! It's much better than seeing them on me. The Lenses First up, we'll need some lenses. I ripped some out a p...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:03:29 PST
Chest Style Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Chest-Style-Bench/
Chest Style Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PVUA/I6W2XD36/FW0PVUAI6W2XD36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PVUA/I6W2XD36/FW0PVUAI6W2XD36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/PVUA/I6W2XD36/FW0PVUAI6W2XD36.SMALL.jpg Zxcvds56 This is a project that I have designed myself for a school project, it is a first attempt and is meant to be a learning experience for myself. I hope the research I have done surrounding this project will help somebody other than myself. I funded this project myself and it cost me about 300$ to crea...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:58:50 PST
Wood LED Logo Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-LED-Logo-Sign/
Wood LED Logo Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this sign to go on a wall in an entryway of our building. The wood is from old pallets, a 2x4 and some scrap plywood. I've broken down several pallets over the past few weeks and there's all kinds of species of wood in there. Oak, poplar, pine and a couple others that the tannins in wood made...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:14:48 PST
Wooden Test Tube Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Test-Tube-Vase/
Wooden Test Tube Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SMALL.jpg asergeeva For my first project in the amazing Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, I wanted to tackle my fear of wood shop power tools (those table saws!). With a few test tubes laying around and a serious flower obsession, I decided to make a wooden test tube vase. Materials: Wood (I used oak originally cut into four 1...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:56:32 PST
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Book-Shelf-or-TV-stand/
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/RHFS/I6SO0NN1/F2TRHFSI6SO0NN1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd My son designed and built this shelf to match a desk design which he built earlier (shown in last step). This is a simple design, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $50). As with the desk, the design is very beefy and should hold up to any abuse you would like to throw at it. Also, the...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
Make a War Axe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-woodcarved-Axe-handle/
Make a War Axe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/0CYO/I6RSYXYD/F5I0CYOI6RSYXYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/0CYO/I6RSYXYD/F5I0CYOI6RSYXYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/0CYO/I6RSYXYD/F5I0CYOI6RSYXYD.SMALL.jpg abboud.nac I've recently been watching many historical movies, such as braveheart,vikings etc.. and i really wanted to have that fearsome weapon that is used in old wars and battles. The axe is a real horror if used as a weapon, of course i'm not gonna kill anyone with it, only zombies :). I use it for branch ...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:27:01 PST
Piano Man with his cat - Automata Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Man-with-his-cat-Automata-Project/
Piano Man with his cat - Automata Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/VSGL/I6NIHHF9/F7DVSGLI6NIHHF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/VSGL/I6NIHHF9/F7DVSGLI6NIHHF9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/VSGL/I6NIHHF9/F7DVSGLI6NIHHF9.SMALL.jpg Cheeky_Tinkerer This year for my wife's birthday I wanted to make her a special gift that would be unique and that would represent her interests well. I usually end up just getting practical gifts, so this time I wanted it to be different. I have recently taken an interest in Automata Projects and have never attemp...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:34:23 PST
Woodburning: Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodburning-Getting-Started/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:55:07 PST
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Wooden-Tackle-Box/
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SMALL.jpg Didemx Hello Fellow Instructablers; Being a fanatical and devoted fisherman, i decided that i needed a personalized tackle box. After spending an enormous time online looking for the perfect vintage style tackle box, i came up empty. I had two options, either settle on your typical plastic casing boxes or ...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:58:04 PST
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) http://www.instructables.com/id/timber-bud-vase-aged-by-burning-fence-post-alterna/
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning I had to make some bud vases for a wedding. A fence post was the perfect look for what I needed but I only had one post which would only make half the vases I needed.Using an angle grinder and a butane touch I could give a similar aged effect to the timber. The pictures above show the final bud vase...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:45:09 PST
Make a custom washroom vanity with reclaimed wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-washroom-vanity-with-reclaimed-wood/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
Recycle a chair into a stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SMALL.jpg Amaries Make a brand new stool out of old chairs. See how it's works How it all started In the basement of the school where I work, I found a bunch of old chairs ready to be disposed. That would be a waste of material so I took the wooden parts and made a brand new stool. The seat is fixed with bolt and ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Downdraft Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-Moxon-Vise/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:06:42 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Laser Cut Settlers of Catan Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Settlers-of-Catan-Board/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:05:42 PST
Super Simple Dovetail Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Dovetail-Tool-Box/
Super Simple Dovetail Tool Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww If you are anything like me, you've probably got a few tools that live on your workbench because you use them on every project. It would be a waste to put them in a tool box or in a drawer only to have to dig them back out moments later. For me, it's a couple of screwdrivers, pliers and chisels. Any...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:40:32 PST
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Thing-20-a-no-forging-custom-carving-knife/
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SMALL.jpg bricobart Two years ago I set my first steps in the making of traditional wooden cups. To make these, most carvers use crooked knives. Since didn't have these specific tools, I searched for a way to do it a lot faster. That's how I created the Crazy Carver.Using that device was extremely effective, but also e...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:17 PST
Wooden Headphone Stand For My Beats Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Headphone-Stand-For-My-Beats-Headphones/
Wooden Headphone Stand For My Beats Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/ELRB/I6J7T96S/FWPELRBI6J7T96S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/ELRB/I6J7T96S/FWPELRBI6J7T96S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/ELRB/I6J7T96S/FWPELRBI6J7T96S.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I have always just left my headphones just on my desk or chair and they always looked a mess. I decided I needed to make a custom stand for them to clean up the mess but mainly to show them off.I have made a video showing how I made them if you would like to watch it:To make them I used:MaterialsOli...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:37:39 PST
WOOD OVEN http://www.instructables.com/id/WOOD-OVEN/
WOOD OVEN - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/CBDZ/I6J7T6M7/F8RCBDZI6J7T6M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/CBDZ/I6J7T6M7/F8RCBDZI6J7T6M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/CBDZ/I6J7T6M7/F8RCBDZI6J7T6M7.SMALL.jpg hurs First, my language is Spanish, and the translator of google translate it to English, so I will ask forgiveness for the faults of spelling and narrative ..MATERIALS USED: • Oven Door • burner door • Thermometer • 1 meter stainless steel tube • hood in stainless steel shot • Kit throw mud firepla...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:12:44 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST