Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 02:31:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stain Wood With Snapple Iced Tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Stain-Wood-With-Snapple-Iced-Tea/
Stain Wood With Snapple Iced Tea - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/DQFX/IA2BTJE3/F7DDQFXIA2BTJE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/DQFX/IA2BTJE3/F7DDQFXIA2BTJE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/DQFX/IA2BTJE3/F7DDQFXIA2BTJE3.SMALL.jpg rovingcraftshop This is certainly not a new idea. People have stained wood for years with such things as food coloring, clothing dye, berries and just about any other colored liquid you can imagine.If you've been following my slow moving school bus conversion project you'll know that I'm converting a school bus to...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 05:50:56 PDT
How To Make Wax Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Wax-Paint/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:38:37 PDT
Folding Cedar Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Cedar-Lawn-Chair/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:28:54 PDT
MURLIN Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/MURLIN-Trebuchet/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:58:37 PDT
$40 Backyard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Backyard-Chair/
$40 Backyard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda In this instructable I will be doing a step by step tutorial on how you can make high quality professional lounge style chairs made from pressure treated wood. This project uses pressure treated wood given that the chairs are designed to be placed outdoors. This will help fight against things such a...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:49 PDT
Kerf Cutting Timber http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerf-Cutting-Timber/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:11:03 PDT
The Dog Walking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dog-Walking-Station/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 06:39:11 PDT
Live Edge Dining Table (MAPLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Dining-Table/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:18:07 PDT
Custom Wooden Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wooden-Spoon/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:48:36 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-grill-hack-Build-a-platform-for-your-grill/
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife We live in a house built loooong before there was such athing as a gas grill or any other other consumer grill to speak of, so we were perfect candidates for our own outdoor loving grill hack: A grill platform made from wood you can build yourself.Because our house was designed with porches rather t...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:41:40 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bench-Vise-for-Woodworking/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Portable Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workbench/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:13:56 PDT
Small Van Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Van-Modifications/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 04:25:04 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Ring/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:15:30 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Hidden Compartment in a Deer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hidden-Compartment-in-a-Deer-Mount/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:57:23 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Irwin-Clamps-Longer-For-Free/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Call Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Call-Box-1/
Call Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 The other day while I was at the firehouse one of the firefighters came to me and said the phone we have in the bay was not working. Curious as to why, and knowing how expensive these phones are, when I looked at the phone I could see it was in pretty rough shape. Looks like the moisture and humidit...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 07:13:38 PDT
Folding Extension Cord Organizer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Extension-Cord-Organizer/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 08:27:23 PDT
Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 05:24:33 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Contractor-Saw-Dust-Collection/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Make a Kalimba (thumb piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kalimba-thumb-piano/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:25:28 PDT
Making Logos With Marquetry http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Logos-With-Marquetry/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 11:41:37 PDT
Suitcase for material http://www.instructables.com/id/Suitcase-for-material/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:07:24 PDT
Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Cut-a-Wooden-Dowel-Using-a-Table-Saw/
Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/X2RA/I916EPDG/FQLX2RAI916EPDG.SMALL.jpg bradk3 My imagination was recently captured by an Instructable by a user named Seamster on how to build a wooden marble coaster. Since it looked like it was within range of my very limited woodworking abilities, I decided to attempt building one of my own. The only real sticking point was the spiral screw ...
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:19:07 PDT
Celtic spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Celtic-spoon/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:16:34 PDT
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Laser-Alignment-Tool/
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls This will help you realign your drill press table if you have to change drill bits in the middle of a project, have a piece clamped down and need to move up a size, etc. If you adjust your table height, there is the risk of moving side to side and this tool will get you back on track. What You Wi...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:54 PDT
Make a travel practice guitar ver. 2.0 (with video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-travel-practice-guitar-ver-20-with-video/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:31:59 PDT
GlitterBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/GlitterBoard/
GlitterBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Introducing GlitterBoard, the resin and glitter composite. I had been brainstorming what to use as the secondary material, aside from the resin. So, as I was scrolling throught the contest section, I saw the glitter challenge. Immediately, I thought, I used glitter in preschool, why would I use it a...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:55 PDT
Spice Rack Bandsaw Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Spice-Rack-Bandsaw-Drawers/
Spice Rack Bandsaw Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SMALL.jpg bongodrummer Our story starts when I finished making a disc sander and yearned to use it to make something nice and curvy. A bandsaw box style thing seemed the perfect little project to put it through its paces. Unfortunately the the first attempt was a bit of a fail (see the first video). But fortunately it foc...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:21:57 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/8VE3/I8OBEQXJ/FCK8VE3I8OBEQXJ.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The purpose of a rain barrel is to catch rainwater from a downspout and store it for future use. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that a rain barrel will save most gardeners about 1,300 gallons of water during the hot summer months. Saving water not only helps prote...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Wooden Carved Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-skull/
Wooden Carved Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SCAS/I8OBFDFH/F1USCASI8OBFDFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SCAS/I8OBFDFH/F1USCASI8OBFDFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SCAS/I8OBFDFH/F1USCASI8OBFDFH.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft I have a good old friend who wanted a wooden skull making.Being that wood is awesome and skulls are awesome I thought it would be silly not to. Sketch out some reference to work from It always makes it easier working to a sketch. Often I will adapt from my initial sketches when I'm working in the...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:39:38 PDT
How To Make Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Furniture/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:48:45 PDT
Jurassic Park Gate Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-Park-Gate-Headboard/
Jurassic Park Gate Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1BK4/I8K159QG/FND1BK4I8K159QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1BK4/I8K159QG/FND1BK4I8K159QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FND/1BK4/I8K159QG/FND1BK4I8K159QG.SMALL.jpg Maverik Pre-amble:So you've thought to yourself, hey, I'm a wicked nerd and I don't ever want to grow up. Eggggzellent. This is the place for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to build a ridiculously large, unnecessary, potentially dangerous piece of furniture for your sleeping pleasure. Its ca...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:21:36 PDT
Make a Hair Appliance Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hair-Appliance-Storage-Shelf/
Make a Hair Appliance Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BHID/I8H68I8Q/FJLBHIDI8H68I8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BHID/I8H68I8Q/FJLBHIDI8H68I8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BHID/I8H68I8Q/FJLBHIDI8H68I8Q.SMALL.jpg DIYTyler Wouldn't you like to have your hair appliances look like this for under $10! Check out the tutorial below and I will show you how we made our bathroom more organized.We used 1/2" birch plywood, a few inches of 1/2" dowel, 5 food cans, epoxy, construction adhesive and a few other items in this build....
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:32:18 PDT
Drill a hole lengthwise through a dowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-a-hole-lengthwise-though-a-dowel/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:14:31 PDT
DIY Making Beeswax Polish for Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Beeswax-Polish-for-Furniture/
DIY Making Beeswax Polish for Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RD6B/I8BGNM6C/FBDRD6BI8BGNM6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RD6B/I8BGNM6C/FBDRD6BI8BGNM6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/RD6B/I8BGNM6C/FBDRD6BI8BGNM6C.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Beeswax polish is great to use on a lot of different projects, no matter whether you're finishing furniture, protecting metal tools or making wooden drawers slide easier. Suffice to say, having some beeswax polish on hand is definitely a good idea! There are lots of different ways you can make beesw...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:12:47 PDT
Repurposed pallets into gun cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-pallets-into-gun-cabinet/
Repurposed pallets into gun cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PXB5/I2KBQ76Q/FXQPXB5I2KBQ76Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PXB5/I2KBQ76Q/FXQPXB5I2KBQ76Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/PXB5/I2KBQ76Q/FXQPXB5I2KBQ76Q.SMALL.jpg Blaze03 I needed something to put my firearms in but didn't have the money to spend on a high dollar gun safe. This was my alternative idea. determine how large you want your gun cabinet to be I own everything from long rifles, to shotguns, and pistols. I decided to make my cabinet fairly large to house ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:30:59 PST
How To Make A Simple Popsicle Stick Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Simple-Popsicle-Stick-Trap/
How To Make A Simple Popsicle Stick Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/X291/I8CVV8MA/F0AX291I8CVV8MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/X291/I8CVV8MA/F0AX291I8CVV8MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/X291/I8CVV8MA/F0AX291I8CVV8MA.SMALL.jpg ogany This instructable shows you how to make a simple trap that servearly frightenes the person who activates it. Gather Materials. All you need is one size or popsicle sticks. If you want it to scare the person more by making it louder, use the bigger sticks. If you're making a trap that more hurts t...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 08:59:07 PDT
Tree trunk trivet (for starters or kids) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-trunk-trivet-for-starters-or-kids/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 10:09:38 PDT
17 Cool Ways to Use Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/17-Cool-Ways-to-Use-Clamps/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 07:53:08 PDT
Powerful laminated wood slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-laminated-wood-slingshot/
Powerful laminated wood slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/YN9E/I82VTXN8/FNPYN9EI82VTXN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/YN9E/I82VTXN8/FNPYN9EI82VTXN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/YN9E/I82VTXN8/FNPYN9EI82VTXN8.SMALL.jpg chilihook I have been a fan of the Slingshot Channel on YouTube and of Joerg Sprave and his creations for awhile now. After becoming comfortable with shaping wood using a bandsaw, belt sander, scrollsaw, and of course, elbow grease I felt I'd be ready to give one of these a shot. There are lots of great vi...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:06:26 PDT
Dragon's Tail Carved Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragons-Tail-Carved-Bracelet/
Dragon's Tail Carved Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/6H8Y/I84B895D/F4X6H8YI84B895D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/6H8Y/I84B895D/F4X6H8YI84B895D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/6H8Y/I84B895D/F4X6H8YI84B895D.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX This one began as a modification of the Celtic knot pendent I put together a few weeks ago. While sketching the pendent, I kept thinking about new ways to change the bands as they wrapped around the carving. For this project, if you started with the old carving, drove your hand through the center an...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 05:48:12 PDT
Wooden Travel Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Travel-Mug/
Wooden Travel Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/ZWES/I84BEG9Z/FGKZWESI84BEG9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/ZWES/I84BEG9Z/FGKZWESI84BEG9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/ZWES/I84BEG9Z/FGKZWESI84BEG9Z.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger The wooden travel mug is a great intermediate level wood turning project with a really nice and functional end result. The necessary materials for this project are a 4 by 4 by 10 inch piece of wood some epoxy and a travel mug insert from Woodcraft.You will also need a wood lathe with a Jacobs Chuck ...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 16:52:38 PDT
Shop made angle clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-made-angle-clamps/
Shop made angle clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SMALL.jpg ernstp A square is an invaluable tool to make sure your marks and cuts are really square. But often this is not enough. You have to make sure your workpiece stays square during assembly. To solve this problem I built my own angle clamps. They are actually very easy to make. Cut the squares First I'm cut...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 07:42:28 PDT
Easter Tiki egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Tiki-egg/
Easter Tiki egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/C22F/I8MVZXZ8/FAPC22FI8MVZXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/C22F/I8MVZXZ8/FAPC22FI8MVZXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/C22F/I8MVZXZ8/FAPC22FI8MVZXZ8.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft It dawned on me that I don't do nearly enough to celebrate holidays. (I justified this in the past with the thaught .. I would put in a lot of work and effort for one day, or I could make things that are going to be awesome all year round. But I'm starting to think that when something is only one da...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 11:54:57 PDT