Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:30:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Back Yard Pergola http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Back-Yard-Pergola/
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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:04:48 PDT
How To Glue Up A Wood Table Top http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Glue-Up-A-Wood-Table-Top/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 23:01:31 PST
Wooden Scaffolding Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Scaffolding-Tower/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 05:43:43 PDT
Crossbow Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossbow-Plans/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 08:52:37 PDT
DIY Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coffee-Table-3/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:34:19 PDT
Epoxy River Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-River-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:01:25 PDT
Puzzle Box - With Changeable Combination http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-With-Changeable-Combination/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:03:32 PDT
DIY Compost Barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Compost-Barrel/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:28:41 PDT
Wooden Penny Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Penny-Board/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 13:07:10 PDT
Intro to Chip Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Chip-Carving/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 04:37:16 PDT
Plywood (end Grain) Drone Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-end-Grain-Drone-Box/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:25:07 PDT
45lb Takedown Recurve Bow from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/45lb-Takedown-Recurve-Bow-from-Scratch-1/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:46:29 PDT
Frozen Sea Water Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Frozen-Sea-Water-Console/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:34:18 PDT
The Wooden Light Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Light-Bulbs/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 04:09:23 PDT
How to Build a Modern Dresser - with Few Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Modern-Dresser-With-Few-Tools/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:02:05 PDT
Basic Wood Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Wood-Inlay/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:23:17 PDT
$150 Custom Ergonomic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Custom-Ergonomic-Guitar/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 20:24:52 PST
Futuristic Sanding Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuristic-Sanding-Board/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 09:06:19 PDT
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings-best-tutorial-online/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
A Traditional Rocking Horse. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Traditional-Rocking-Horse/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 06:54:12 PST
How to Build a Lofted College Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Lofted-College-Bed/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:30:36 PST
How To Make Your First Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-First-Walking-Stick/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:23:33 PST
Build A Three Hole Washers Score Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Three-Hole-Washers-Score-Keeper/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 09:30:23 PDT
Outfeed Table for Dewalt Table Saw for $10 (includes plans) http://www.instructables.com/id/Outfeed-Table-for-Dewalt-Table-Saw-for-10-includes/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:56:43 PDT
Shirasaya (Japanese Sword Scabbard) http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirasaya-Japanese-Sword-Scabbard/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 09:03:18 PDT
Poker Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Poker-Table-1/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:41:59 PST
Wooden Block Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Block-Plane-1/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 12:08:31 PDT
Sliding Dovetail Bookends http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-Dovetail-Bookends/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 21:04:23 PDT
How to make a simple Height Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Height-Gauge/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:37:15 PDT
How To Build a Scale Model House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Scale-Model-House/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:58:18 PDT
Home Defense Mace http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Defense-Mace/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:33:37 PDT
Lets make the Jefferson Book Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-the-Jefferson-Book-Boxes/
Lets make the Jefferson Book Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JUA4/IG8BHEIN/FFYJUA4IG8BHEIN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JUA4/IG8BHEIN/FFYJUA4IG8BHEIN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/JUA4/IG8BHEIN/FFYJUA4IG8BHEIN.SMALL.jpg CoolHanMatt Lets Make The Jefferson Box Boxes! Wait...You have no idea what Jefferson Book Boxes Are?? No worries allow me to tell you a bit about them. Today we don't care too much for books. We have our tablets and our phones and books are of little consequence to most. Books require time and effort and we ju...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 21:28:45 PDT
Bandsaw Box With Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-With-Pencil-Holder/
Bandsaw Box With Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker Bandsaw boxes are the items that really got me hooked on woodworking. I even wrote a how-to book on making them! This bandsaw box comes directly from that book. Get off to a new start Unlike the other boxes, this one requires you to cut out the pencil holder area before the initial glue up. You’l...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:23:07 PDT
How to make an Arrow Of Light award http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arrow-of-light-award/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:53:23 PDT
How to plan a tree house http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-you-plan-a-tree-house/
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:03:14 PDT
Large dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-dining-table/
Large dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SMALL.jpg molarin I've always wanted a big and robust dining table, but they cost a fortune. So why not build my own? It really isn't that difficult and took me about three days to complete. This does not give you a very thorough description of how to make the table, but it will give you a rough idea of what it can l...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Make the Stargazer Viking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-Stargazer-Viking-Chair/
Make the Stargazer Viking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate There are a lot of different versions of the stargazer/viking chair. We fell in love with the design about a year ago and thought that we would take the time to make one (or two) of our own and add our own unique spin to them. The things you might find different in our design is the fact that both s...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:35:52 PDT
Mobile DIY Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-DIY-Photo-Booth/
Mobile DIY Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SMALL.jpg jschmidle For the wedding of our friends we wanted to bring a photo booth to capture some special moments on their party and give them a small edition of the box with all the pictures to have a special picturebox to remember their special day.Then we started thinking that we would love to have a mobile box wi...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:07:42 PDT
Make your own carbide lathe tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-carbide-lathe-tools/
Make your own carbide lathe tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SMALL.jpg VikingCode Carbide turning chisels are interesting whether you’re new to turning or a veteran. They’re fantastic for harder, more abrasive timbers and mixed materials that would normally require a lot of sharpening, and because they’re scrapers you don’t need particularly fancy techniques to get them to work w...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:10:22 PST
Easy Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Adirondack-Chair/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:10:00 PDT
Dining Room Table from Reclaimed Wall Studs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-Room-Table-From-Reclaimed-Wall-Studs/
Dining Room Table from Reclaimed Wall Studs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SMALL.jpg cbailey31 I recently moved out of an apartment and into a house with a dining room. While I was excited to finally have a dedicated dining room, I wasn't too keen on spending thousands of dollars on a dining set. By building it myself with mostly recycled materials, I was able to spend less than $200 on the...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:27:00 PDT
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Weathered-Magnetic-Bottle-Opener/
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SMALL.jpg M3G Someone in the comments of An Unconventional Beer Caddy suggested adding a bottle opener to make it "a complete portable beer station". I thought this was a fantastic idea, so I decided to do something about it. Of course, I could've just bought a bottle opener, but where's the fun in that? I love t...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:58:53 PDT
Miniature Golf (Putt Putt) Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Golf-Putt-Putt-Course/
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Sun, 29 Aug 2010 07:51:21 PDT
DIY - Scissor Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scissor-Lift-1/
DIY - Scissor Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects Scissor lifts are usually seen in big sizes to help lifting large machineries and workers. However, you can also build your own in a smaller scale – just for the fun of it!You can make this scissor lift in whatever size scale is appropriate for your own need and purpose. We have made a tiny table-si...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:44:28 PDT
42oz Wooden Beer Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/42oz-Wooden-Beer-Mug/
42oz Wooden Beer Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SMALL.jpg goodphysics This idea started while sitting and watching the Hobbit movie. When I saw these bearded dudes standing around with their wooden beer mugs in hand, I thought, "I've gotta design one of my own to hold a lot of beer!" Because of a previous wooden drum project, I already had a Rocker 11.25° Chamfe...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:00:40 PDT
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-router-table-for-Woodworking-for-un/
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood Learn how to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in this woodworking video for beginners. This simple router table is a good starting point for people who are learning woodworking or even the professional looking for a quick site setup. For more woodworking tutorial videos please subs...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:03:53 PDT
Patio Cooler & Grill Cart Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Patio-Cooler-Grill-Cart-Combo/
Patio Cooler & Grill Cart Combo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ZT4H/IP08Y9G3/FG5ZT4HIP08Y9G3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ZT4H/IP08Y9G3/FG5ZT4HIP08Y9G3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ZT4H/IP08Y9G3/FG5ZT4HIP08Y9G3.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel.Today I’m sharing an awesome project to kickoff your summer outdoor entertaining. This Patio Cooler and Grill Cart combo will be home base for your outdoor BBQs. It's made entirely from cedar 1x4's and sports a 48qt cooler and storage f...
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 20:46:39 PDT
Wooden Bear Paw Flip Flops http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bear-Paw-Flip-Flops/
Wooden Bear Paw Flip Flops - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/34H4/IRLQPH1O/FKA34H4IRLQPH1O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/34H4/IRLQPH1O/FKA34H4IRLQPH1O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/34H4/IRLQPH1O/FKA34H4IRLQPH1O.SMALL.jpg Nicholasjames Today I will be showing you how to make these awesome flip flops! All you need is some wood, paint, and an old pair of flip flops. These wooden bear paw flip flops are perfect for the beach. They will get everyone talking and make them wonder where you got them. Glue the Wood To begin the project...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 19:24:12 PDT
How to Make a Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cryptex-2/
How to Make a Cryptex - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/2IQI/IRH004PZ/F3L2IQIIRH004PZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/2IQI/IRH004PZ/F3L2IQIIRH004PZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/2IQI/IRH004PZ/F3L2IQIIRH004PZ.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this instructable I'm gonna show you how to make a Cryptex; a kind of box locked by a password, that contains a roll of paper full of secret messages. Like every other invention created by Leonardo da Vinci, this is a fantastic object that it's based on a simple yet enchanting mechan...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 07:31:32 PDT
Cedar Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Glider/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 16:52:38 PDT