Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:55:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Half-Blind-Dovetail-Drawers-for-a-Walnut-De/
Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Using half blind dovetails is really great for certain projects like making drawers for example. Half blind dovetails don't go all the way through, like through dovetails so you can't see the dovetails until you open the drawer. I made four drawers with half blind dovetails for a desk that I built, ...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:32:49 PDT
Make a Wooden Crown from a Log http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wooden-Crown/
Make a Wooden Crown from a Log - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/7F11/IBM22TS6/F4P7F11IBM22TS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/7F11/IBM22TS6/F4P7F11IBM22TS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/7F11/IBM22TS6/F4P7F11IBM22TS6.SMALL.jpg TheCarmichaelWorkshop Crowns are not just for royalty! Get in touch with your inner King or Queen and make yourself a Wooden Crown! I transformed a cedar log into a crown as you can see in the Before/After photo! Watch my video to see how I made it, then follow these instructions to make your own. For more info on th...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:04:02 PDT
Fruit Basket from Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Fruit-Basket-from-Pallet-Wood/
Fruit Basket from Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/6AF6/IBL0TQD0/F6N6AF6IBL0TQD0.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Need a place to store your fruits and vegetables? All you need is some pallet wood! And watch my video. It has rolling produce in it... Well, actually, here is what you need:Materials: Pallet wood. Kinda obvious. A word on that, though - I know there are ways out there to take a pallet apart complet...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 13:55:33 PDT
How to Make a Quality, Wooden Harry Potter Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Quality-Wooden-Harry-Potter-Wand/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:19:15 PDT
Making a 3D end grain cutting board #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-3D-end-grain-cutting-board-3/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 06:39:55 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 PDT
Making a 3D end grain cutting board #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-3D-end-grain-cutting-board-1/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:17:23 PDT
Average Joes Quick Tips - How To Hide A Screw http://www.instructables.com/id/Average-Joes-Quick-Tips-How-To-Hide-A-Screw/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:58:00 PDT
Sit-ups Kit in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sit-ups-Kit-in-a-Box/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:48:05 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
Pallet Wall Before & After http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wall-Before-After/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 04:53:34 PDT
Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Passive-Amplifier-for-your-Phone-with-a-X-C/
Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/C50I/IBC2GGBS/FY6C50IIBC2GGBS.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood For more information and photos go to http://www.onewood.com.au/x-carve-cnc-project-make-a-passive-amplifier-for-your-iphone/Make a Passive Amplifier for your Phone with a X-Carve CNCCNC project making a passive amplifier for your phone that actually works with an X-Carve CNC machine from Inventable...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 22:53:46 PDT
How to Turn a Mini-Baseball Bat/Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Mini-Baseball-BatMallet/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:02:41 PDT
An assembly table from a hollow core door http://www.instructables.com/id/An-assembly-table-from-a-hollow-core-door/
An assembly table from a hollow core door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/4DJ6/IB8Q83NT/FQB4DJ6IB8Q83NT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/4DJ6/IB8Q83NT/FQB4DJ6IB8Q83NT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/4DJ6/IB8Q83NT/FQB4DJ6IB8Q83NT.SMALL.jpg jdege Some years back, I decided to set up a modest workshop in the corner of my basement.I started with a workbench: Building a real woodworkers workbenchAnd then I got distracted and did nothing while my basement filled up with assorted junk. This last winter I decided to put some work into making my "s...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 18:01:43 PDT
How To Make Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Cabinets/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:05:27 PDT
How to Sharpen a Concave Card Scraper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-a-Concave-Card-Scraper/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:18:38 PDT
ShopBot: The Colletsium! A Router Bit Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopBot-The-Colletsium-A-Router-Bit-Holder/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:06:27 PDT
Popsicle Stick Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Stick-Ring/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:18:18 PDT
The Drum Coaster Set http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drum-Coaster-Set/
The Drum Coaster Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/6XWT/IB8PZ8PB/FN36XWTIB8PZ8PB.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I have four favorite seasons for beer, and Summer happens to be one of them. An ice cold beer after mowing your and the neighbor's lawn. A celebratory suds while waiting for glue or finish to dry on a project. A few poolside pops when your friends with the pool are out of town and they'll never fi...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:07:56 PDT
DIY Woodworking Cam Clamps & Plans! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Woodworking-Cam-Clamps-Plans/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:40:15 PDT
Band Saw Wheel Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Wheel-Cutting-Jig/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:26:16 PDT
How To Make Apple Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Apple-Boxes/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:41:38 PDT
Shaker Style Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaker-Style-Bench/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 04:42:33 PDT
A New Hobby/Woodwork/Project Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-HobbyWoodworkProject-Shed/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:01:29 PDT
How to Flock a Box Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Flock-a-Box-Drawer/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:49:20 PDT
Log card box http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-card-box/
Log card box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/M6HD/IB21YDKW/FM2M6HDIB21YDKW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Collect all the cards for your birthday, wedding, or other event in a rustic card box that's made from an old section of log. This card box is made from real wood, and is sure to capture the imagination of your guests. The log section was trimmed up and hollowed on a bandsaw. A swivel lid allows acc...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:41:18 PDT
Wood Engraving | Laser Engraved Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-Laser-Engraved-Guitar/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:19:48 PDT
Tree safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-safe/
Tree safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/JSIZ/IATHP8TT/FBIJSIZIATHP8TT.SMALL.jpg theegghead In this instructable I will be explaining how to make a tree safe from a coastal redwood. The coastal redwood tree works great for this because it has a thick bark but really any tree with a bark that is at least 2 inches thick will work.The coastal redwood is an endangered species, but this shouldn...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:25:59 PDT
Making a Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Sword/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:25:00 PDT
Two tables to one http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-tables-to-one/
Two tables to one - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson Last year, I made a couple simple sawhorse tables out of some scrap 2x4s and 2x8s. After completing my Backyard Kitchen earlier this summer, I no longer had any need for the quick (read: poor quality) tables, BUT I did still need some extra space for outdoor projects, etc. This instructable covers h...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:30:48 PDT
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurate-returning-boomerang-from-plywood/
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs Boomerangs are lots of fun to throw and to make. They are truly magical when they come back to you after a big, circular flight. Almost as if they remember where you are standing. But be warned: once you've made a returning boomerang, you can never get rid of it! If you throw it away, it always come...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:19:28 PDT
DIY sharpening jig for chisels and plane irons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sharpening-jig-for-chisels-and-plane-irons/
DIY sharpening jig for chisels and plane irons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/XM6M/IAZ7GTVH/FXSXM6MIAZ7GTVH.SMALL.jpg bertlds When I started out using more and more handtools for woodworking i noticed that having a shape edge on my tools, all the time, really improved the overall quality of my work. For chisels and plane irons its very hard to maintain a consistent angle while grinding it. So i decided to build my own simp...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:30:33 PDT
Custom Apple Watch Charging Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Apple-Watch-Charging-Stand/
Custom Apple Watch Charging Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/06SS/IAWD86ZX/FY506SSIAWD86ZX.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I built this Apple Watch and iPhone charging station for my friend. We used black walnut and UHMW plastic. It turned out better than expected! Cut Pieces to Size I ripped the walnut on the bandsaw and cut the UHMW plastic (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) to size on the table saw. We ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:48:30 PDT
Timber bench and squat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Timber-bench-and-squat-rack/
Timber bench and squat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/B0HH/IAJHJMX7/F82B0HHIAJHJMX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/B0HH/IAJHJMX7/F82B0HHIAJHJMX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/B0HH/IAJHJMX7/F82B0HHIAJHJMX7.SMALL.jpg pnong As you probably figured out, building your own squat and bench rack could save you heaps of money as they usually go for $400 and more in retail. Usually it's the reason of cost for home gym equipment that many people steer from working out at all. And hey! Home gym is great as you can't be lazy to ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 23:57:22 PDT
DIY Track Saw using a cheap Circular saw http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Track-Saw-using-a-cheap-Circular-saw/
DIY Track Saw using a cheap Circular saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/2F10/IAXRJ8RZ/F6F2F10IAXRJ8RZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/2F10/IAXRJ8RZ/F6F2F10IAXRJ8RZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/2F10/IAXRJ8RZ/F6F2F10IAXRJ8RZ.SMALL.jpg krieglers Like everything else necessity creates a need, and in this case I needed to be able to cut long straight repeatable cuts on 18mm or thicker plywood. While something like a Festo Track-saw would be awesome I don’t have the funds for something like that so I decided to do what I do best. Build one. Fo...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:05:49 PDT
Hidden Wall Compartment! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Wall-Compartment/
Hidden Wall Compartment! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/14FZ/IAWD32T4/FMC14FZIAWD32T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/14FZ/IAWD32T4/FMC14FZIAWD32T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/14FZ/IAWD32T4/FMC14FZIAWD32T4.SMALL.jpg Nscottrdcs How about a hidden compartment in your home that is virtually invisible? Even nicer if it locks -- with an unseen lock. And really cool if the key is hidden in plain sight! If this sounds like fun, then something like this might be a project for you.I had always like the idea of having a hidden ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:01:12 PDT
DIY Wooden Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Earbuds/
DIY Wooden Earbuds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/EVRL/IAWCUZJK/FM3EVRLIAWCUZJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/EVRL/IAWCUZJK/FM3EVRLIAWCUZJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/EVRL/IAWCUZJK/FM3EVRLIAWCUZJK.SMALL.jpg kdorais Hey everybody! In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make your own pair of wooden earbuds. They look great and are really cheap! I got my inspiration to make some DIY earbuds from treyes4 and inspiretomake. However, instead of spent bullet casings, I'm going to be using a block of wood! ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:56:04 PDT
How to fit a 6x4 foot wood sign into a carry-on suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fit-a-6x4-foot-wood-sign-into-a-carry-on-su/
How to fit a 6x4 foot wood sign into a carry-on suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/PF24/IATHFXNG/FH5PF24IATHFXNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/PF24/IATHFXNG/FH5PF24IATHFXNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/PF24/IATHFXNG/FH5PF24IATHFXNG.SMALL.jpg asergeeva How does one transport a 6x4 foot wood sign across the world in a carry-on suitcase?As my first experiment with the OMAX waterjet, I made a 6ft wooden sign for an office of a tech startup, called Meerkat. The catch was that the sign had to be transported across the world from San Francisco to Tel Av...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:21:05 PDT
Pallet Spice Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Spice-Rack/
Pallet Spice Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/JIYH/IAS1Y9RA/F4YJIYHIAS1Y9RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/JIYH/IAS1Y9RA/F4YJIYHIAS1Y9RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/JIYH/IAS1Y9RA/F4YJIYHIAS1Y9RA.SMALL.jpg jlink3 Spices have a tendency to accumulate in weird places if you don't have a big enough space. And sometimes you take more time looking for spices or just giving up to buy more... So I made an easy to see and organize spice rack out of pallets. Dismantling and Layout There are many sites and tutorial...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:41:15 PDT
Make Wood Rings (No tools required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Wood-Rings-No-tools-required/
Make Wood Rings (No tools required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JUDR/IAQ0JTPP/FTYJUDRIAQ0JTPP.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker In this tutorial video I show how to make wooden rings out of veneer. This is a great project that doesn't require many tools. In fact all you really need is some super glue, a knife, sandpaper and some tape. Having a lathe or a drill will most definitely help speed up the process. Even if you're no...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 23:08:56 PDT
How to make a coin bank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-coin-bank/
How to make a coin bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/RDW1/IAMBZVZQ/FQFRDW1IAMBZVZQ.SMALL.jpg achávez17 This instructable will provide a fun and creative way of saving your coins. I made this as a replacement for the boring jar I had been using to store my coins. I hadn't seen it on this site so I thought I'd share. What you will need - (1) .25"x5.5"x36" wood plank- (1) 11"x14" clear acrylic sheet-...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 06:36:00 PDT
MDF Knob for a Homemade Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/MDF-Knob-for-a-Homemade-Bandsaw/
MDF Knob for a Homemade Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/9GQV/IAMCRHU7/FQQ9GQVIAMCRHU7.SMALL.jpg laffinm I am currently building a 14 inch band saw from plans purchased from Matthias Wandel, and they (plans) require lots of little random bits and pieces to be made out of wood. A hand or star knob, though, is actually a fairly common part that many people need in projects, so I decided to document mysel...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 14:20:38 PDT
How to make interesting MDF panels with inlays http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-interesting-MDF-panels-with-inlays/
How to make interesting MDF panels with inlays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AWWV/IAMC3QX4/FCYAWWVIAMC3QX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AWWV/IAMC3QX4/FCYAWWVIAMC3QX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/AWWV/IAMC3QX4/FCYAWWVIAMC3QX4.SMALL.jpg ThereIs0nly0ne How to make MDF panel inlays: I'm hardly a master craftsman and this technique will likely have been used before, but I wanted to share an approach I use on some of my project builds. I was after a method to allow me to create a more interesting aesthetic for some of my game related accesories by in...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 13:57:53 PDT
Peg hanging rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Peg-hanging-rack/
Peg hanging rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/YIVL/IAMC1E80/FYQYIVLIAMC1E80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/YIVL/IAMC1E80/FYQYIVLIAMC1E80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/YIVL/IAMC1E80/FYQYIVLIAMC1E80.SMALL.jpg dezine Use a piece of pine, plywood or MDF, a 25mm dowel and some Rust-Oleum 2X UltraCover spray paint to make this dowel hanging rack. This dowel peg hanging rack can easily be mounted in a hallway for coats, in a bathroom for towels, or in a children's bedroom. You can make a longer rack for more hanging...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 08:14:23 PDT
2x4 Oars http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Oars/
2x4 Oars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48EY/IAJNZTTN/F3F48EYIAJNZTTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48EY/IAJNZTTN/F3F48EYIAJNZTTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/48EY/IAJNZTTN/F3F48EYIAJNZTTN.SMALL.jpg Dave85 Yes that's right, here's another DIY on how to make boat oars from 2x4s. The difference here is my approach and end result. I'm not knocking any other DIY dude out there but I believe I found a better, cheaper method. The best part about these particular two by four oars is that they were made with ...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 20:44:39 PDT
Sharpening a Card Scraper http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-a-Card-Scraper/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 03:26:03 PDT
Perfect Cuts With A Circular Saw Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Cuts-With-A-Circular-Saw-Guide/
Perfect Cuts With A Circular Saw Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/OR90/IAIN76M0/F31OR90IAIN76M0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/OR90/IAIN76M0/F31OR90IAIN76M0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/OR90/IAIN76M0/F31OR90IAIN76M0.SMALL.jpg Jay Bates While a nice table saw setup is beneficial for perfectly straight cuts on sheet goods it's not 100% necessary. You can get perfectly straight cuts with a cheap circular saw and a guide track. One of the advantages of using a circular saw and a guide track over using a table saw is most often it's mu...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 18:54:50 PDT
Extendable Dining Table With Extra Leg Room http://www.instructables.com/id/Extendable-Dining-Table-With-Extra-Leg-Room/
Extendable Dining Table With Extra Leg Room - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/DTLW/IAGMA5OW/FWWDTLWIAGMA5OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/DTLW/IAGMA5OW/FWWDTLWIAGMA5OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/DTLW/IAGMA5OW/FWWDTLWIAGMA5OW.SMALL.jpg VilleM My wife and I were shopping for a bigger dining table. The requirements were simple at start, it should fit our family of four plus the occasional extra family or two of guests. Since our kitchen isn't huge, we needed an extendable table that would fit more people as needed, but not take too much sp...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:52:16 PDT
How To Make Your Own Stains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Own-Stains/
How To Make Your Own Stains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/9O4Z/IAG097JS/FPQ9O4ZIAG097JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/9O4Z/IAG097JS/FPQ9O4ZIAG097JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/9O4Z/IAG097JS/FPQ9O4ZIAG097JS.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Mixing your own stains for woodworking is really easy and practical, and it can save you money too. Sometimes when working on different projects we might want a specific look and color to our wood, and for some projects it's cool to use multiple stains (in order to create the illusion of separate bo...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 17:38:25 PDT
Palletroni Pizza http://www.instructables.com/id/Palletroni-Pizza/
Palletroni Pizza - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/99AP/IAGMA5JZ/FUA99APIAGMA5JZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/99AP/IAGMA5JZ/FUA99APIAGMA5JZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/99AP/IAGMA5JZ/FUA99APIAGMA5JZ.SMALL.jpg TheCarmichaelWorkshop This Palletroni Pizza can be made from the thin wood slats that you can easily cut from a pallet. It makes a great decoration for a restaurant or play food for a kids kitchen. I think it would look great on the wall as a clock if you add a clock mechanism.Watch my video of this project that I prev...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:51:59 PDT