Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 06:45:18 PST BLOX v1.01 Basic Wood Veneering Techniques Made Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Wood-Veneering-Techniques-Made-Easy/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:21:29 PST
DIY Notebook Stand/Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Notebook-StandCooler/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 02:59:03 PST
Make an Impossible Keychain (or two!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Impossible-Keychain-or-Two/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:01:40 PST
Wooden Mallet Using Dowels http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mallet-Using-Dowels/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:46:13 PST
COPYRIGHT FREE RE-LISTED FLIPTOP TOOL STAND http://www.instructables.com/id/COPYRIGHT-FREE-RE-LISTED-FLIPTOP-TOOL-STAND/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 20:41:12 PDT
How to Carve a Wooden Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-a-Wooden-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 13:57:58 PST
Impossible Dovetail Joint Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Dovetail-Joint-Puzzle-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:58:31 PST
Hardwood Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-Rug/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:19:16 PST
Secret Compartment Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Floating-Shelf/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:17:17 PST
Precision Puzzlemaking Primer -- Volume 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Puzzlemaking-Primer----Volume-1/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:51:20 PDT
Guide to Turning Acrylic Pens (Video Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Turning-Acrylic-Pens-Video-Guide/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:12:23 PDT
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-Log-to-Bowl-First-Woodturning-Projec/
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop I turned this chunk of firewood log into my first bowl on the lathe. This is my first ever woodturning project, and most certainly won’t be my last. Turning is one of the most rewarding woodworking skills I’ve learned thus far, and now every log I see seems to contain a hidden bowl. To see this proc...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:49:14 PST
Dual Korg Volca Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Korg-Volca-Stand/
Dual Korg Volca Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DVQO/INQBJBTF/FIYDVQOINQBJBTF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DVQO/INQBJBTF/FIYDVQOINQBJBTF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/DVQO/INQBJBTF/FIYDVQOINQBJBTF.SMALL.jpg NateDemon Do you own one or more of the Korg Volca synthesizers? Do you own the Beats, Keys, Bass, Sampler, or even the FM (shiny, shiny)!? DO YOU?! Well I bet you've run into the problem of space with all those synths and bad hand posture. Don't be a peasant, leaving your gear sprawled all about. Make a b...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 20:04:30 PDT
Torus Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Torus-Box/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 04:32:04 PST
Make Your Own Gaming Table With Built-in Game Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Gaming-Table-With-Built-in-Game-Stor/
Make Your Own Gaming Table With Built-in Game Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SMALL.jpg RoguePirin My son and I enjoy playing board games together. We used to use the kitchen table, but sometimes it wasn't quite big enough to hold all the game components, sometimes pieces/cards would fall off the edge of the table, and sometimes games would run long and we'd have to clean it up before finishing ...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:54:32 PST
Impossible Nail in Wooden Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Nail-in-Wooden-Block/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:43:09 PST
DIY Concrete Top Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Top-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:09:36 PST
Tiny House Series: Pt. 1 Exterior http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-Series-Pt-1-Exterior/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:21:03 PST
Mini circular saw with dc motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-circular-saw-with-dc-motor/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:34:52 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board / Butcher Block http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Butcher-Block/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:24:45 PDT
Corner Radius Router Jig + Full Box Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Radius-Router-Jig-Full-Box-Set/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:47:03 PDT
How to make a table saw - Anti KickBack for DIY table saw - Guard, Splitter, Pawls http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-Saw-Anti-KickBack-for-DIY-Tabl/
How to make a table saw - Anti KickBack for DIY table saw - Guard, Splitter, Pawls - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/VG6N/IUORHWYL/F65VG6NIUORHWYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/VG6N/IUORHWYL/F65VG6NIUORHWYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/VG6N/IUORHWYL/F65VG6NIUORHWYL.SMALL.jpg VMH0307 Hello Friends!Today, I would like to go back and continue the Topic of "How to make a table saw" that I mentioned under the link:How to make a table sawToday, we are going to make the components supporting tablesaws include: splitter, guard, anti-kickback pawls.I have made a video describing the pro...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:40:03 PDT
Add Drawers to Your Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Drawers-to-Your-Workbench/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:51:15 PST
Wood Burning (Pyrography) with Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pyrography-with-Soldering-Iron/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:58:52 PDT
Making A Pen Out Of Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pen-Out-of-Paper/
Making A Pen Out Of Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/BR5Y/IVHQVBDP/FU1BR5YIVHQVBDP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/BR5Y/IVHQVBDP/FU1BR5YIVHQVBDP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/BR5Y/IVHQVBDP/FU1BR5YIVHQVBDP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Micarta is made from layers of paper or fabric and resin. This pen is actually made out of paper. 20 layers of cardstock cut into 1" squares and then glued into a pen blank.It was then turned on the wood lathe and assembled into a pen kit. I would guess the total to be 250 sheets of paper for this p...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:00:44 PST
Finnish sauna http://www.instructables.com/id/Finnish-Sauna/
Finnish sauna - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AX7E/IVHQOAGW/FVVAX7EIVHQOAGW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AX7E/IVHQOAGW/FVVAX7EIVHQOAGW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/AX7E/IVHQOAGW/FVVAX7EIVHQOAGW.SMALL.jpg mucek4 Since I really like sauna I have decided to make my own. I had a little bit of space in old barn next to our house, a friend who was crazy enough to help me and wife who let me do it.I have attached a lot of photos how I did my sauna. To describe everything it would just take too much time and I thi...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 04:22:07 PST
Nitro Engine PENCIL Sharpener! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nitro-Engine-PENCIL-Sharpener/
Nitro Engine PENCIL Sharpener! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/LH0J/IIGC6LDF/FJILH0JIIGC6LDF.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren My friend found a Nitro RC car in the garbage. I decided to turn it into a high performance pencil sharpener! Get the engine running. The first step was to get the engine running. When I got it the piston was seized and the carburetor was clogged. I took everything apart and cleaned it before ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:54:38 PST
Chesapeake Bay Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Chesapeake-Bay-Coffee-Table/
Chesapeake Bay Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/D8NS/IVA4Y2CY/FSYD8NSIVA4Y2CY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/D8NS/IVA4Y2CY/FSYD8NSIVA4Y2CY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/D8NS/IVA4Y2CY/FSYD8NSIVA4Y2CY.SMALL.jpg Scenic Sauthoff Being from the Chesapeake Bay area and a fan of maps, I made a to scale, topographic map of the Chesapeake Bay, and then made it into a coffee table.With cad software you can scale this down or up to engrave onto almost anything. You could also do another region.Materials usedLumber- I used 2x12 Pi...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 11:00:23 PST
Vintage radio into a speaker for an MP3 player... http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-radio-into-a-speaker-for-an-MP3-player/
Vintage radio into a speaker for an MP3 player... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RZAK/H7430BUG/F1WRZAKH7430BUG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RZAK/H7430BUG/F1WRZAKH7430BUG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RZAK/H7430BUG/F1WRZAKH7430BUG.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie I got this out of the trash pile from when I helped my wifes Grandmother move... This was in the attic of her house for the past 50 years. The wires were all cracked and frayed, the finish was cracked an peeling... I loved the look of this old radio, I had cleaned it and used it for decoration for a...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 14:20:38 PDT
How to Build an Organization Caddy System for the Desktop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Organization-Caddy-System-for-the-/
How to Build an Organization Caddy System for the Desktop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SMJK/ILCHDOTM/FJBSMJKILCHDOTM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SMJK/ILCHDOTM/FJBSMJKILCHDOTM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/SMJK/ILCHDOTM/FJBSMJKILCHDOTM.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making a custom desk organizer caddy can really be practical as you can make it fit a lot of things in a relatively small space. For this project I really wanted to make something that felt very finished, almost like a miniature piece of furniture, that also was very practical to help staying organi...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 10:48:03 PST
Homemade tobacco pipe (PART 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-tobacco-pipe-PART-2/
Homemade tobacco pipe (PART 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZZUB/FGHSOQ7R/F1FZZUBFGHSOQ7R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZZUB/FGHSOQ7R/F1FZZUBFGHSOQ7R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZZUB/FGHSOQ7R/F1FZZUBFGHSOQ7R.SMALL.jpg SimonRuben This Instructable is based on the Instructable 'Homemade tobacco pipe'. You are going to learn to seal and polish your pipe. What you will need... You will need: - Carnaubawax - Wood stain (water based) - 1 sponge - 1 brush - some water - oneway gloves - 2 soft cloth Adding the wood stain The...
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Wed, 21 May 2008 08:00:27 PDT
Cedar Strip Canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Strip-Canoe-Build/
Cedar Strip Canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KR8Q/IVA519B8/FNZKR8QIVA519B8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KR8Q/IVA519B8/FNZKR8QIVA519B8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/KR8Q/IVA519B8/FNZKR8QIVA519B8.SMALL.jpg aguydoingstuff The following is the quick and simple version of how I built my first cedar strip canoe. I'm in the process of building my second canoe right now and I've been posting detailed, short instructional videos for all the steps on my YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/aguydoingstuffadam If you wan...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 05:19:50 PST
Medium sized DIY - CNC 20" x 30" work area http://www.instructables.com/id/Medium-Sized-DIY-CNC-20-X-30-Work-Area/
Medium sized DIY - CNC 20" x 30" work area - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/Z1WY/IVA4NI23/FQ7Z1WYIVA4NI23.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/Z1WY/IVA4NI23/FQ7Z1WYIVA4NI23.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/Z1WY/IVA4NI23/FQ7Z1WYIVA4NI23.SMALL.jpg kjo789 I’m sharing my adventures into researching, designing, building and debugging my CNC machine. Hopefully some of these lessons will save time for the next person taking on this adventure. I’m providing a step by step instruction build guide from memory so there may be a few steps out of sequence. I a...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:50:20 PST
Cheap, Improved Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Improved-Sawhorses/
Cheap, Improved Sawhorses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/0TSK/IVA4JK0N/FOX0TSKIVA4JK0N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/0TSK/IVA4JK0N/FOX0TSKIVA4JK0N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/0TSK/IVA4JK0N/FOX0TSKIVA4JK0N.SMALL.jpg JGDean Almost everyone knows what sawhorses are and what they're for. They raise your work off the ground to make it easier to work on and keep your expensive tools out of the dirt. They should be easily portable for on-site work. They're also handy for supporting sheet goods while you're cutting them. The...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 12:51:47 PST
Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SMALL.jpg tootalled This is a simple circle cutting jig I built for larger jobs. It makes the job of cutting perfect circles of wood extremely easy. It can be easily adjusted to cut circles in any diameter from 15.5 inches to 78.5 inches, which will cover most project needs. You can create yours to cut larger diameters...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 21:20:54 PST
Skee Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Skee-Ball-Machine/
Skee Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SMALL.jpg a12548 It started out as a wild suggestion from a friend, "Hey can you make a Skee Ball machine?" Something you don't hear everyday.After a little research I became discouraged by the 'electronics' aspect. The few who have attempted to make a Skee Ball Machine with an actual realistic electronic scoring pa...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:21:53 PDT
Walnut Edison Bulb Lamp DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Edison-Bulb-Lamp-DIY/
Walnut Edison Bulb Lamp DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this post (don't miss the video above for more details), I show you how to build an Edison Bulb Lamp. My Edison Bulb Lamp is built from Walnut, but you could use any type of wood. This is a relatively simple build and the result is a super cool, vintage looking lamp. Enjoy! P.S. If you don't have...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:01:04 PST
Homemade Wooden Log Snowmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-Log-Snowmen/
Homemade Wooden Log Snowmen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/HJD1/GWF60UOO/FXZHJD1GWF60UOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/HJD1/GWF60UOO/FXZHJD1GWF60UOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/HJD1/GWF60UOO/FXZHJD1GWF60UOO.SMALL.jpg Conthodar This is an instructable on creating one or multiple wooden snowmen! This is a fairly simple instructable, but it does require the use of some power tools. Note that this is my first Instructable, so you will have to bear with me! Also I am not responsible for any injury to self while making this Ins...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:36:20 PST
Nested Helix http://www.instructables.com/id/Nested-Helix/
Nested Helix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/K6S5/IV0AG1KW/F5MK6S5IV0AG1KW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/K6S5/IV0AG1KW/F5MK6S5IV0AG1KW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/K6S5/IV0AG1KW/F5MK6S5IV0AG1KW.SMALL.jpg rschoenm In this Instructable I’ll explain how to make nested helices (spirals) from wooden dowels or sticks. A few years ago I came across this article in Make Magazine that describes a spiral cutting technique first published by Steve Garrison. I was very intrigued, but other projects kept me busy. Finally...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 13:58:06 PDT
workbench with reclaimed tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/workbench-with-reclaimed-tabletop/
workbench with reclaimed tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SMALL.jpg maluco This is a sturdy workbench with adjustable feet using a recycled table top that can be replaced later on with something else.Why make this ? It's a lot of fun to learn, experiment with some techniques and a lot cheaper than buying one.Making it from scratch means it can done to any dimension, includ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:58:37 PDT
How To Build a Simple Bathroom Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Simple-Bathroom-Shelf/
How To Build a Simple Bathroom Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XGPR/IDOCWTKD/FEFXGPRIDOCWTKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XGPR/IDOCWTKD/FEFXGPRIDOCWTKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/XGPR/IDOCWTKD/FEFXGPRIDOCWTKD.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar If you need a simple and practical shelf for your bathroom (or anywhere else, really!), then this simple design would be a great choice. This shelf is pretty easy to build, it's made with plywood, and you could always get the home improvement store to do the cuts for you at the store.The build utili...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:36:42 PDT
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bowl-out-of-a-log-part-1/
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie The only thing I like better than turning bowls out of wood, is turning bowls out of free wood! Throuought the summer trees fall down. Im constantly looking for nice pieces carelessly thrown out.  The only bad part about it is they are always wet. Wood has a high percentage of water stored in the tr...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:26:58 PDT
Car Subwoofer Enclosure Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Subwoofer-Enclosure-Build/
Car Subwoofer Enclosure Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/F5DV/IDH7P96H/FU5F5DVIDH7P96H.SMALL.jpg rickdod3 Intro: I have been building car audio subwoofer enclosures for over 10 years, with tons of experience in audio engineering and acoustics. If you have any questions feel free to leave me a comment on this instructable and I will try my best to answer you in a timely manner.Thank you for viewing! D...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:36:31 PDT
How to Build a Circle Cutting Jig for Your Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-Your-Router/
How to Build a Circle Cutting Jig for Your Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SMALL.jpg socialwoodworks In this Instructable I will demonstrate how I make quick and easy circle cutting jigs for my trim router.In some cases a jigsaw will do the job when you need to cut out a circle for a project but if you need to cutout a perfect circle that will be visible, a circle jig is your best bet. Well, unless...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:33:49 PDT
Book Press From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Press-From-Scratch/
Book Press From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YK1F/IUSM44U0/FMTYK1FIUSM44U0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YK1F/IUSM44U0/FMTYK1FIUSM44U0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/YK1F/IUSM44U0/FMTYK1FIUSM44U0.SMALL.jpg bangnhipham This build was developed out of a desire for affordable college textbooks coupled with a willingness to learn a new skill and apply it to our needs. Necessity is the mother of invention, as the saying goes, so here it is - a truly affordable, highly functional book press that is both easy to build a...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 19:53:49 PDT
DIY Modern Outdoor Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modern-Outdoor-Sofa/
DIY Modern Outdoor Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EURJ/IUSLIL2C/FFBEURJIUSLIL2C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EURJ/IUSLIL2C/FFBEURJIUSLIL2C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/EURJ/IUSLIL2C/FFBEURJIUSLIL2C.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel!This Instructable is how to make a DIY Modern Outdoor Sofa. It is make from cedar 2x4 and 1x4's and can be made with just a miter saw, circular saw, and cordless drill...though it is easier if you have a tablesaw.You can also see the ful...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:39:47 PDT
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
Mortises Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Mortises-Made-Easy/
Mortises Made Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/XAFJ/IUKEYIAV/FNWXAFJIUKEYIAV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/XAFJ/IUKEYIAV/FNWXAFJIUKEYIAV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/XAFJ/IUKEYIAV/FNWXAFJIUKEYIAV.SMALL.jpg offseid A mortise-and-tenon joint is, as far as woodworking joints go, very strong and quite versatile. From stopped or through mortises to wedged or tusk tenons, you can have a lot of fun with these joints which can be as attractive as they are functional.Some people use a dedicated tool (mortise chisel) i...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 23:18:38 PDT
Junkyard Radio to Table Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkyard-Radio-to-Table-Radio/
Junkyard Radio to Table Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SMALL.jpg amackay Every few months or so, I like to do a bit of a scouting mission of my local u-pick auto parts place to look for inspiration for the next project. I usually look for items that generally aren't very popular for anyone looking for parts for their car but may still serve some sort of useful purpose. (...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:33:40 PDT
How To Make a Wooden Guitar Pick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Wooden-Guitar-Pick/
How To Make a Wooden Guitar Pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ECKP/GOIDH809/F66ECKPGOIDH809.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ECKP/GOIDH809/F66ECKPGOIDH809.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/ECKP/GOIDH809/F66ECKPGOIDH809.SMALL.jpg BobMarleyFan Guitar picks were originally made from tortoise/turtle shells, bone and wood. Most classical guitarists ditch picks all together and just use the pads of their fingers and/or their nails. Most picks nowadays are made of rubber, plastic and metal. Wooden picks have a softer, and warmer  sound (in my ...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 11:56:40 PDT