Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:18:25 PST BLOX v1.01 Improving an otherwise low precision woodworking drill jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Jig-improvement-Drill-Guide-Kit-61503-01-200/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:43:32 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Pirateship Playhouse / Treehouse / Fort / Swingset / In trouble with wife http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirateship-Playhouse-Treehouse-Fort-Swingset-In-tr/
Pirateship Playhouse / Treehouse / Fort / Swingset / In trouble with wife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/TR6N/I5A8YDRJ/FQGTR6NI5A8YDRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/TR6N/I5A8YDRJ/FQGTR6NI5A8YDRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/TR6N/I5A8YDRJ/FQGTR6NI5A8YDRJ.SMALL.jpg JP Ammons I started a job in a new town, to help with the transition I promised my sons that I would build them a pirate playhouse. I told my wife I would build a 5 foot platform with a ladder and slide. Things escalated quickly.... Mapping it out First step map out where you plan to build, ask the wife ...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:25:16 PST
Rustic Beam Mantel and Corbels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Beam-Mantel-and-Corbels/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:16:28 PST
2 level reception desk http://www.instructables.com/id/2-level-reception-desk/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:26:58 PST
Make a bathroom vanity out of an old dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bathroom-vanity-out-of-an-old-dresser/
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 14:24:18 PDT
reinforced PVC crossbow with laminated stock http://www.instructables.com/id/reinforced-PVC-crossbow-with-laminated-stock/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:24:03 PST
The Hexachord, a Rotary Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hexachord-a-Rotary-Musical-Instrument/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:19:30 PST
Make an electric guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-electric-guitar/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:17:31 PST
Candle Polish Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Polish-Wood/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:34:39 PST
How to Make Wooden Rings With a Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wooden-Rings-With-a-Drill/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:43:51 PST
Timber Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Timber-Workbench/
Timber Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQF8/I52CQK4I/FLOSQF8I52CQK4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQF8/I52CQK4I/FLOSQF8I52CQK4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/SQF8/I52CQK4I/FLOSQF8I52CQK4I.SMALL.jpg john.ostermann Welcome to the Manliest Workbench Build Ever! Locate Wood And Begin Cutting A friend of mine has a dead tree removal service, so with a steady supply of potential material I decide to make a super-manly workbench. We acquired two hefty logs cut from a dead pine tree.Using an Alaskan Chainsaw mil...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:12:23 PST
INCREASE THE SIZE OF YOUR WOOD http://www.instructables.com/id/INCREASE-THE-SIZE-OF-YOUR-WOOD/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:47:10 PST
Olive Wood iPhone 6 Plus Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Wood-iPhone-6-Plus-Stand/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:33:58 PST
Skyrim Wood Carved Weapons http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Wood-Carved-Weapons/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:07:32 PST
DIY Wipe-On Poly Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wipe-On-Poly-Hack/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:28:01 PST
Ring box with wooden hinge http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-box-with-wooden-hinge/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:23:20 PST
mdf vault door http://www.instructables.com/id/mdf-vault-door/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:57:16 PST
scale house mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/scale-house-mailbox/
scale house mailbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/P70I/I4ZHKXHV/FZEP70II4ZHKXHV.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Remember when you were a kid the feeling when you got mail? Though digital messaging has largely replaced paper mail, those pesky bills somehow always find me. Make the experience of getting mail more exciting. And what's better than a mailbox that's a scale model of the building you live in?I live ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:24:07 PST
DIY Lathe Gouge Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lathe-Gouge-Grinder/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:06:02 PST
Closet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Closet-Shelf/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:48:08 PST
Ledge Style Gypsy Wagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Ledge-Style-Gypsy-Wagon/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:48:05 PST
Secret Compartment Box with Silver Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-with-Silver-Inlay/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:12:01 PST
Cutting Board Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Board-Wallet/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 02:40:10 PST
Stylish Pen Knife of upcycled bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Pen-Knife-of-upcycled-bamboo/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:27:00 PST
Perpetual Calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Calendar-1/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:37:56 PST
Wooden Apple iPad Protective Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Apple-iPad-Protective-Box/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:41:04 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster" http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Your-Average-Coaster/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
Christmas Tree Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Tree-Crayons/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 11:22:16 PST
Cutting Board Made From Domestic Woods http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Board-Made-From-Domestic-Woods/
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By: laffinm

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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:21:44 PST
How to make a stand-up desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stand-up-desk/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:24:31 PST
Two Canoes and a Crazy Idea http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Canoes-and-a-Crazy-Idea/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 23:31:23 PST
Pirate Hideout Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Hideout-Treehouse/
Pirate Hideout Treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/MV47/I4PHIK85/F19MV47I4PHIK85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/MV47/I4PHIK85/F19MV47I4PHIK85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/MV47/I4PHIK85/F19MV47I4PHIK85.SMALL.jpg johnkry19 This is just a rough overview of the treehouse I built. I did not take pictures of all the small steps I took or all the hardware I used. You can find all that info in any "build a treehouse book". The First Board The first board is always the hardest, started with an 8ft 2x6 and a lag. Supp...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 15:45:18 PST
Tablesaw Outfeed Support Workstation with Aux Fence & Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Nissan-Frontier-Bed-Rail-System-o/
Tablesaw Outfeed Support Workstation with Aux Fence & Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CYU3/I4LKPBQD/FFRCYU3I4LKPBQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CYU3/I4LKPBQD/FFRCYU3I4LKPBQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/CYU3/I4LKPBQD/FFRCYU3I4LKPBQD.SMALL.jpg jasonruhl A few years ago I got a small benchtop tablesaw (DeWalt DW745, the older model than what's shown but it's nearly the same saw). I immediately wanted an outfeed support that would allow me to rip a full 4x8 sheet of plywood if necessary. This workstation allows me to do that, is easily movable but st...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:56:22 PST
Some Basic Woodwork Skills http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-Basic-Woodwork-Skills/
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By: Nachimir

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Sat, 26 May 2007 15:37:56 PDT
Table Saw Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Station/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:07:24 PST
scarf/mitten/hat rack - daughter's 1st woodworking build http://www.instructables.com/id/scarfmittenhat-rack-daughters-1st-woodworking-buil/
scarf/mitten/hat rack - daughter's 1st woodworking build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/RCOL/I4IXIP2A/FVFRCOLI4IXIP2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/RCOL/I4IXIP2A/FVFRCOLI4IXIP2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/RCOL/I4IXIP2A/FVFRCOLI4IXIP2A.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH My daughter is home-schooled, so when she expresses an interest in something I tend to go a little overboard.: D About six months ago she mentioned that she was interested in woodworking. I was fortunate when I was younger to receive training in drafting and woodworking, so I was pretty excited abou...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 21:48:03 PST
Knotted Tree Table (from old Christmas trees) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knotted-Tree-Table/
Knotted Tree Table (from old Christmas trees) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/4IYL/GZACJLQ6/FL34IYLGZACJLQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/4IYL/GZACJLQ6/FL34IYLGZACJLQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/4IYL/GZACJLQ6/FL34IYLGZACJLQ6.SMALL.jpg seamster This little table is made from the trunks of two old Christmas trees, along with some scrap wood.The trunk/pedestal of the table is tied in a knot. This was done by cutting the two trees up into many pieces, and then reconnecting them into a more interesting form. The trunk is only fastened to itsel...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 23:58:22 PST
"Ugly Duckling to a Beautiful Swan" http://www.instructables.com/id/Ugly-duckling/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 17:09:43 PST
How to Make an Angled Segmented Bowl with Your Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Angled-Segmented-Bowl-with-Your-Ban/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:27:05 PST
Discover and Build an Inkle Loom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Discover-and-Build-an-Inkle-Loom/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:43:08 PST
Driftwood Canoe Paddle Connect With the Past. http://www.instructables.com/id/Driftwood-Canoe-Paddle-Connect-With-the-Past/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 20:00:18 PST
Labyrinth - From a Single 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Labyrinth-From-a-Single-2x4/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 08:26:24 PST
Inlaid Mission/Craftsman Music Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Inlayed-MissionCraftsman-Music-Stand/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 15:42:24 PST
Mason Jar Log Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Log-Bird-Feeder/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:14:20 PST
Wooden Mason Jar (carved from a cherry log) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mason-Jar-carved-from-a-cherry-log/
Wooden Mason Jar (carved from a cherry log) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/90XX/I4LKIRGF/FTV90XXI4LKIRGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/90XX/I4LKIRGF/FTV90XXI4LKIRGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/90XX/I4LKIRGF/FTV90XXI4LKIRGF.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a 12-inch-tall wooden mason jar carved from a cherry log. This was made as a gift for my wife. She hates mass-produced, made-overseas home decor stuff, so our house is decorated with all sorts of homemade items like this.It could be used as a vase, but it will very likely end up on display i...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 18:47:34 PST
What to do when you've sliced your finger. http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-when-youve-sliced-your-finger/
What to do when you've sliced your finger. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/OCGY/H1JUJQDF/F6YOCGYH1JUJQDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/OCGY/H1JUJQDF/F6YOCGYH1JUJQDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/OCGY/H1JUJQDF/F6YOCGYH1JUJQDF.SMALL.jpg amywho You have attempted to cut the tip of your finger off with a very sharp blade. Do not cry.  In this first step you'll want to wrap your finger and hold it above you're head like you've been taught to do.  It should only be a few seconds before curiosity sets in and you peel the wrap off to have a loo...
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Sun, 6 May 2012 12:27:08 PDT
wooden Arabian knife (Khanjar) http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-Arabian-knife-Khanjar/
wooden Arabian knife (Khanjar) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/M2XT/I4CN9B1T/FN1M2XTI4CN9B1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/M2XT/I4CN9B1T/FN1M2XTI4CN9B1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/M2XT/I4CN9B1T/FN1M2XTI4CN9B1T.SMALL.jpg abboud.nac turn an old log to a beautiful inlaid Arabian Khanjar! Drawing your design, Choosing your wood The first step is to choose or draw a design that you wish to make, here i chose to make an arabian knive or khanjar خنجر with a handle inlaid with glass jewelery and an antique looking pin on the pom...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 11:13:59 PST
Turned noodle roller/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-noodle-rollercutter/
Turned noodle roller/cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZDEP/I4GWXD7O/F2BZDEPI4GWXD7O.SMALL.jpg bosc85 Wooden noodle cutter, is a good beginner/intermediate lathe project, that also doubles as a great gift.You will need:Large lathe able to hold a 18-24" piece of stock.Lathe Chisels (I only used the Gouge and the Skew)2"x2"x18-14" piece of wood (I used Ash)Sandpaper Mineral oil (final treat optional) ...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:16:03 PST