Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:39:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable Multipurpose Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Multipurpose-Table/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:58:07 PDT
Hanging Basket Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Basket-Column/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:27:05 PDT
The Torus Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torus-Bowl/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:23:05 PDT
Make a Router Edge Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Router-Edge-Guide/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:40:44 PDT
How To Make An Extremely Powerful Wooden Crossbow! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Extremely-Powerful-Wooden-Crossbow/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:06:13 PDT
Simple Crossbow Trigger Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Crossbow-Trigger-Mechanism/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 05:39:15 PDT
Hydraulic Arm from syringes http://www.instructables.com/id/JCB-from-syringes/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 08:03:33 PDT
Thin Strips on The Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Thin-Strips-on-the-Table-Saw/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 07:07:55 PDT
Sprung Wood Dance Floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Sprung-Wood-Dance-Floor/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:33:24 PDT
Turn your fence into a gate with 17$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-fence-into-a-gate-with-17%24/
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Fri, 31 Aug 2007 18:20:40 PDT
Flat-Pack Wooden Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Wooden-Chairs/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 09:26:00 PDT
The easiest way to build a box! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-Way-to-Make-a-Box/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 14:28:34 PDT
Simply Gorgeous (and Food-Safe) Beeswax Wood Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Simply-Gorgeous-and-Food-Safe-Beeswax-Wood-Finish/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:39:11 PDT
Edison Lamp Made With Wood and Faux Copper Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Lamp-Made-With-Wood-and-Faux-Copper-Pipe/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:01:40 PDT
Wooden Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Airplane/
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Fri, 5 Mar 2010 10:43:59 PST
Easy Fill Storage Bag Filler http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fill-Storage-Bag-Filler/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 23:36:43 PDT
The Beautiful Cutting Board....I ruined http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beautiful-Cutting-BoardI-ruined/
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:04:13 PST
MDF Japanese Woodworking Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/MDF-Japanese-Woodworking-Toolbox/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 17:34:24 PDT
2 days, 20 beers, 200 euro & a bathroom cabinet - A Fail Story http://www.instructables.com/id/2-days-20-beers-200-euro-a-bathroom-cabinet-A-Fail/
2 days, 20 beers, 200 euro & a bathroom cabinet - A Fail Story - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/UK6E/IH0U2OQ6/FEAUK6EIH0U2OQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/UK6E/IH0U2OQ6/FEAUK6EIH0U2OQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/UK6E/IH0U2OQ6/FEAUK6EIH0U2OQ6.SMALL.jpg bricobart This summer my best friends started to renovate their bathroom. Exit old stuff, insert new stuff. An old cast steel bath tub & 500m lead plumbry went out & a new walk-in shower walked in. All by itself. Really. The eye-catcher of this new modern bathroom was supposed to be a fancy wooden cabinet.Whe...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 07:12:13 PST
Perpetual Desk Calendar in Cherry http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Desk-Calendar-in-Cherry/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:23:37 PDT
Scrap Wood Projects: 3 Simple Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Projects-3-Simple-Ideas/
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:12:37 PDT
Homemade Wooden Watch (From Scratch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-Watch-From-Scratch/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:47:31 PDT
How to Tape a Color Guard Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tape-a-Color-Guard-Rifle/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:37:43 PDT
Make a Cutting Board From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Cutting-Board-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 19:30:42 PST
Nomadic bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomadic-Bookshelf/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:54:44 PST
Medieval / Renaissance Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Renaissance-Box/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 04:41:40 PDT
Simple Belt Sander Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Belt-Sander-Blocks/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:09:39 PDT
How to Make a Beer Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Beer-Tote/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:09:34 PDT
Secret Compartment Table for my Nines http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Table-for-My-Nines/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 09:02:21 PST
How to successfully remove a nail without damaging wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-successfully-remove-a-nail-without-damaging/
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Sun, 25 Mar 2007 22:48:34 PDT
Homemade card scrapers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Card-Scrapers/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 03:17:03 PDT
Bambong: Make A Bong Out Of Bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bambong-Make-A-Bong-Out-Of-Bamboo/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:23:12 PDT
Life Changing Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Changing-Box/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 15:23:12 PDT
Excellent & Easy Garden Storage Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Excellent-Easy-Garden-Storage-Bench/
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 04:27:18 PDT
Make a Handle From Used Bottles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Handle-From-Used-Bottles/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 14:22:34 PDT
Building an Acoustic Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Acoustic-Guitar/
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Wed, 9 Mar 2016 09:42:59 PST
Giaco Whatever Collaboration: DIY Wooden iPhone Charging Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-IPhone-Charging-Dock/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 14:16:36 PST
DIY LED Desk Lamp w/ Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Desk-Lamp-W-Strip-Lights/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 11:30:54 PST
How to Draw Large Curves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Large-Curves/
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 18:21:31 PST
Live Edge Coffee Table w/ Metal Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Coffee-Table-W-Metal-Base/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 20:16:23 PST
Make a Note Box with a Japanese Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Note-Box-With-a-Japanese-Lock/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:05:35 PST
Super Solder Inlay for your Woodworking Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Solder-Inlay-for-Your-Woodworking-Projects/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 14:48:52 PST
Trick Opening Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-Opening-Box/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:17:21 PST
Wooden Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Whistle/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 15:20:41 PDT
Fully Plywood Guitar AKA How to annoy purists http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Plywood-Guitar-AKA-How-to-Annoy-Purists/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 21:06:49 PST
Portable Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:15:37 PST
How to Build a Strum-Stick Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Strum-Stick-Musical-Instrument/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:10:52 PDT
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
Grippy Work Holders ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Grippy-Work-Holders-/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 19:07:32 PST
Justin's Poker Table Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Justins-Poker-Table-Topper/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 17:51:20 PST