Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:02:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Wooden Carved Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-skull/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:12:47 PDT
Garage Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workbench-1/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 22:32:49 PDT
Repurposed pallets into gun cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-pallets-into-gun-cabinet/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 05:48:12 PDT
Wooden Travel Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Travel-Mug/
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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/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 07:42:28 PDT
Easter Tiki egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-Tiki-egg/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 11:54:57 PDT
Bedside Reading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Reading-Lamp/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:30:30 PDT
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Log-into-a-Mallet/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:50 PDT
Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-7/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:00 PDT
Comic Callout Door Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Comic-Callout-Door-Sign/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:04:59 PDT
2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Pallet-Medical-Backboard-Made-Into-a-Riverboar/
2x4 - Pallet - Medical Backboard : Made Into a Riverboard WakeBoard Longboard Or Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/O5QX/I7RGBIJG/FT4O5QXI7RGBIJG.SMALL.jpg ️Roy Glen Gilliam I've been tossing ideas to employees at an ambulance service I work at. This is one idea that we are going to make. We have Bayous all around our city (that is why they call it Bayou City). Our company has combined with 2 other services & the 3rd one has gone out of business last year. We have lots ...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:40:48 PDT
Cedar Log Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Log-Wood-Bowl/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:00:18 PDT
Splitting black locust logs with wedges http://www.instructables.com/id/splitting-big-black-locust-logs-with-wedges/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:26 PDT
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-Warped-Veneer-and-Pimping-Your-Phone/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:23:49 PDT
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-homemade-adjustable-stilts/
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SMALL.jpg Alaric Loftus Hi all, today I am going to take a shot at my first Instructable, so here we go! It all started a week before a science field trip to Payne's Prairie so we could walk the La Chua Trail. While my science teacher told us about the trail, I had an idea so I raised my hand and asked, "Would it be okay i...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:38:39 PDT
Disc sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-sander/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:38:44 PDT
Garden love seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-love-seat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:57:40 PDT
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Cabinet-w-French-Cleat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:48:30 PDT
Fireplace insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireplace-insert/
Fireplace insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/JGHU/I7L6PYNT/F79JGHUI7L6PYNT.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Now that Spring is upon us it's time to make the fireplace more attractive and cover that dark gaping opening since it's not going to be in use, and seal up that drafty chimney while we're at it. Make a fireplace insert that looks like cut logs to hide your fireplace opening when not in use. This in...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:06:27 PDT
XYZen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/XYZen-Garden/
XYZen Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON In our hectic modern lives, there's no escape from constant connectivity and goal pursuit. The X-Y-Zen Garden demands concentration, giving you no choice but to focus on the here and now. It consists of a wooden base, a custom wooden pulley system, brass tubing, and some brass hardware that all come...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:22:36 PDT
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Wing-Celtic-Knot-Pendant/
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX One of my first wood projects ever was a small carving of a Celtic knot that I pulled from Wood Magazine (Aug 95: Tanglewood Fireball Pendant). At the time I only had access to a scroll saw and a Dremel so it seemed to fit my skills perfectly. Although I went in several different directions with my ...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:25 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
Building Adirondack Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SMALL.jpg jamiergall 7th graders have been using these plans for five years to build Adirondack chairs. These plans are reliable and after as little as three hours of work, you can have an unstained/painted chair! The plans that we are following today can be found through Shaw Creek General Store. Collect Your Suppli...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:22:58 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
LIM Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LIM-Pendant/
LIM Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SMALL.jpg bricobart Sometimes making doesn't need to be complicated. Or difficult. Or time-consuming. Sometimes the material just speaks for itself.Sometimes it's almost too bad to 'do something' with it.Sometimes nature itself is the best designer.Sometimes less is simply a lot more. Finding THAT piece of wood When...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:05:48 PDT
Making a Wooden Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Picture-Frame/
Making a Wooden Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather One of the first projects many beginner woodworkers build is a picture frame. I've been making sawdust for a few years now, but I can't recall ever having made one myself. So for Christmas just gone, I decided to make one for my wife as a gift.I took a few photos along the way so thought it might be...
By: TheWoodfather

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:38:53 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
Simple Barn Board Gift Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hi internet friends! This is a fairly simple Instructable that shows how I routered out an outline of a pocket knife so that I could give it to my friend in a more interesting package than a box. I had purchased a DOUK DOUK knife (I will include info about this awesome knife at the end) as a gift fo...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Midcentury-Style-Plant-Bench/
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SMALL.jpg SwansonDesign This Instructable will show you how to construct a simple midcentury-style bench from materials available at your home improvement store. I could only find the tapered legs at Menard's, but you might find them at such places as Home Depot in your area. You should be able to build this bench for arou...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:17:48 PDT
Live Branch - Hanging Terrarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Branch-Hanging-Terrarium/
Live Branch - Hanging Terrarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/Z6LH/I78VNQ6X/F4MZ6LHI78VNQ6X.SMALL.jpg eric.kessler.18 It is common to have a window above your kitchen sink. It is also common to have cabinets adjacent to said window. This was the case in my kitchen, so I came up with this simple, but elegant way to utilize the vertical space above my sink for a hanging Terrarium. Your kitchen may not have the same c...
By: eric.kessler.18

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:23:46 PDT
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
Avengers Home Defense Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Avenger-Home-Defense-Table/
Avengers Home Defense Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/166G/I760SRCM/FKU166GI760SRCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/166G/I760SRCM/FKU166GI760SRCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/166G/I760SRCM/FKU166GI760SRCM.SMALL.jpg Michael C This is a table I created for my game room. It is designed to come apart turning functional furniture into improvised (defensive) shield and (Weapon) hammer. I modified the idea after reading an instructable Zombie Defense Table by BrittLiv. I Decided to Theme the defense table to the Avengers. ...
By: Michael C

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:06:55 PDT
Custom Project Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Project-Enclosure/
Custom Project Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/I532/I760NLR2/FFHI532I760NLR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/I532/I760NLR2/FFHI532I760NLR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/I532/I760NLR2/FFHI532I760NLR2.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos So you have just finished building an awesome electronics project. Now you need to find a housing for it. You could just stick it in a plain plastic box. But project enclosures that you buy from a store are expensive and are rarely the right size. So why not build your own custom project enclosure. ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:37:09 PDT
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Wood-Cooking-Knife/
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this knife to chop up ground meat in the pan while cooking.It's made from a sycamore branch. Sycamore has a nice, closed grain that is suitable for food utensils. I have also made spoons and other things from various logs that I've collected over the years. The Tools The main tools I used ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:47:46 PDT
Pallet Wood Laptop Riser http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Laptop-Riser/
Pallet Wood Laptop Riser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/7V4T/I72OZII6/FIL7V4TI72OZII6.SMALL.jpg isavedalex Thank you for checking out my first ever instructable!The idea for this project came from a pain in my neck. I found that working for long periods of time on my laptop sitting down at a desk was causing me to adopt a very bad posture which turned to neck ache. So I decided to try and make something ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:38:55 PDT
CNC Hammer Joint Box http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Hammer-Joint-Box/
CNC Hammer Joint Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/T6IK/I6YY03V9/FY2T6IKI6YY03V9.SMALL.jpg mydarndest I am building some skills with my Shapeoko 2 and decided to cut a box that uses joinery and assembles without glue. Using a joinery technique called “Hammer Tenon”, I did some studies to translate it for CNC and did test cuts to make sure I had my file match the tolerance of the machine. Then, I d...
By: mydarndest

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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:24:27 PDT
Better than my house shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-than-my-house-shed/
Better than my house shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/KH79/I6YY0WOR/FKOKH79I6YY0WOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/KH79/I6YY0WOR/FKOKH79I6YY0WOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/KH79/I6YY0WOR/FKOKH79I6YY0WOR.SMALL.jpg nlinventor I needed a shed suitable for year-round use. The "Better than my house" shed described here in pictures and video fits the bill. The wall studs are 2x6 and the spaces between are fully filled with fibre glass insulation. The ceiling insulation meets the R40 specification. The shed is mounted on a pr...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 14:20:21 PDT
Create your own acorn necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-acorn-necklace/
Create your own acorn necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SMALL.jpg Amaries Although it’s almost spring here in Nothern Europe I am going to show you how to make a beautiful acorn pendant. I love the combination of walnut or other dark sorts of wood with oak and this is my favorite necklace. I hope it will be yours too. Some more pictures Materials I don’t have a bi...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:05:45 PST
Solid Wooden Sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Wooden-Sunglasses/
Solid Wooden Sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/G1W9/I6W2XFTT/FS4G1W9I6W2XFTT.SMALL.jpg ThisWoodwork Mid last year I made these sunglasses and I thought I would share them here. Check out the video above to see how I made them! Thanks to my beautiful baby sister for kindly modelling these! It's much better than seeing them on me. The Lenses First up, we'll need some lenses. I ripped some out a p...
By: ThisWoodwork

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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:03:29 PST