Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:14:24 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your own CNC hold-down clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-CNC-Clamps/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:13:42 PST
Fixing Twist in a Slab or Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Twist-in-a-Slab-or-Board/
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:21:35 PST
Almost Free Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Router-Table/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:47:48 PST
How to Make a Simple Table Leg Assembly Using Mortise and Tenon Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Table-Leg-Assembly-Using-Mort/
How to Make a Simple Table Leg Assembly Using Mortise and Tenon Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/SFU4/J9YJDX8U/FZ9SFU4J9YJDX8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/SFU4/J9YJDX8U/FZ9SFU4J9YJDX8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/SFU4/J9YJDX8U/FZ9SFU4J9YJDX8U.SMALL.jpg Robin Lewis One of the simplest traditional joinery methods is the mortise and tenon. This is a fantastic join for table legs, and with a few tools it can be extremely strong.This is the method that I use to create table-leg bases, but there are of course lots of other ways around it.Click here to watch the You...
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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:28:24 PST
Basic hat stretcher from workshop leftovers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-hat-stretcher-from-workshop-leftovers/
Basic hat stretcher from workshop leftovers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/1XFC/HPCE7YG7/FP21XFCHPCE7YG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/1XFC/HPCE7YG7/FP21XFCHPCE7YG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/1XFC/HPCE7YG7/FP21XFCHPCE7YG7.SMALL.jpg Nostalgic Guy Anyone who has seen my 'ible about hat bands will already know I have a few hats around the place & as often as not around my head too. If you like hats you will know that the problem is that once in a while one you find you really want isn't quite the right fit, commercially bought hat stretchers d...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 15:01:15 PST
How To Build A garden Lighthouse Out Of Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-garden-Lighthouse-Out-Of-Pallets/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:09 PDT
Wax Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Tablet/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 16:22:58 PDT
DIY Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Marking-Gauge/
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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:05:43 PDT
No Table Saw? No Problem! Build a Portable Cutting Table and Use Your Circular Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Table-Saw-No-Problem-Build-a-Portable-Cutting-T/
No Table Saw? No Problem! Build a Portable Cutting Table and Use Your Circular Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/92EL/J98RMCW9/F9292ELJ98RMCW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/92EL/J98RMCW9/F9292ELJ98RMCW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F92/92EL/J98RMCW9/F9292ELJ98RMCW9.SMALL.jpg hattrick2199 I enjoy taking a pile of wood and turning it into sawdust and sometimes even a piece of furniture. I consider myself an amateur woodworker and have been slowly accumulating tools as my skills develop. The one tool I have yet to acquire is a table saw, but I have not let let keep me from building ta...
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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 20:27:21 PDT
Router Planer http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Planer/
Router Planer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/2UXH/J9SW7JDF/FC62UXHJ9SW7JDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/2UXH/J9SW7JDF/FC62UXHJ9SW7JDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/2UXH/J9SW7JDF/FC62UXHJ9SW7JDF.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love it when tools do double-duty in my shop. It saves me money from buying an additional tool, but more importantly it saves space in my one car garage turned workshop. Double-duty was the thinking behind my drill press drum sander, and it's why I use a router planer. A planer is a tool that shav...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:02:11 PST
Simple Wall Organizer Hanging Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wall-Organizer-Hanging-Thing/
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 10:30:19 PDT
Modular Miter Saw Station - Ultimate Shop Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Miter-Saw-Station-Ultimate-Shop-Storage/
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 07:43:23 PDT
Simple Router Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Lift/
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Sat, 7 May 2016 17:39:28 PDT
Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Rack-1/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 08:29:55 PST
LED Acrylic & Wood Cube Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Acrylic-Wood-Cube-Lights/
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:31:12 PDT
Beginning Woodworking Part 2: Fall Front Wooden Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Woodworking-Part-2-Fall-Front-Wooden-Too/
Beginning Woodworking Part 2: Fall Front Wooden Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/W56K/J98R8SAU/FI8W56KJ98R8SAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/W56K/J98R8SAU/FI8W56KJ98R8SAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/W56K/J98R8SAU/FI8W56KJ98R8SAU.SMALL.jpg Goff I had actually started this build before I built my bench bull work surface which you can see here. I realised pretty quickly that I needed something better than a workmate for this project! As well as a safe place to keep my tools, the aim of this build was to try new techniques and practice exist...
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:52:58 PDT
Resin Stabilizing Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Resin-Stabilizing-Wood/
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 00:59:23 PST
Hand-Made Urn For My Dad. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-Urn-For-My-Dad/
Hand-Made Urn For My Dad. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/C9FW/IG414BQR/FXZC9FWIG414BQR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/C9FW/IG414BQR/FXZC9FWIG414BQR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/C9FW/IG414BQR/FXZC9FWIG414BQR.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 My Father passed away this summer rather unexpectedly. This was the man who taught me how to work with my hands and find the joy in doing so. Rather than buy some ugly urn from the funeral home, I told my siblings that I would make the each a custom urn for Papa. I'm building them in birth order. So...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:36:11 PDT
Rustic Wood Chest Toybox http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Wood-Chest-Toybox/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 19:33:19 PDT
Quick Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Boxes/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:00:31 PDT
Mousetrap Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mousetrap-Car-1/
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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:38:20 PDT
Big Dovetail Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Dovetail-Tool-Box/
Big Dovetail Tool Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/682U/J16YKVHF/FTF682UJ16YKVHF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/682U/J16YKVHF/FTF682UJ16YKVHF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/682U/J16YKVHF/FTF682UJ16YKVHF.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I need a rugged four drawer tool box on wheels to take all the knocks that work can throw at it......putting my hand tools where I need them......to hand.I wanted this tool box to be super strong and had some rough sawn scaffold boards left over from the Scaffold Board shed project last summer.........
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 05:58:31 PDT
How to Build a Rustic Castle Door http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Rustic-Castle-Door/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 22:28:56 PST
How to Steam Bend Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steam-Bend-Wood/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 14:32:19 PDT
Simple DIY Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Cutting-Board/
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:24:41 PDT
10 MORE Woodworking Tricks the Pros Use http://www.instructables.com/id/10-MORE-Woodworking-Tricks-the-Pros-Use/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:04:46 PDT
5 Ways to Print on Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Ways-to-Print-on-Wood/
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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 05:10:04 PDT
Live Edge Maple and Epoxy Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Maple-Cookie-Table/
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 05:06:00 PDT
Barbecue Platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Barbecue-Platter/
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:19:09 PDT
Scrap Wood End Grain End Table | How to Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-End-Grain-End-Table-How-to-Build/
Scrap Wood End Grain End Table | How to Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VTAF/J1WW71E9/FZQVTAFJ1WW71E9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VTAF/J1WW71E9/FZQVTAFJ1WW71E9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/VTAF/J1WW71E9/FZQVTAFJ1WW71E9.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this Instructable, I'll show you how to turn a pile of hardwood scraps into a super cool end table! This build was actually inspired by a video Instructables themselves produced. You can check out that project here. Let's get started!Don't miss the build video above for a lot more details! Gat...
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:30:42 PDT
One Board Cedar Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Board-Cedar-Planter-Box/
One Board Cedar Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/RH18/ILCHI05K/FFGRH18ILCHI05K.SMALL.jpg HammeredNailed It might be a gloomy weekend in Ohio, but I'm thinking Spring Time, and we definitely need some new planters around the yard. I think these will look nice on our patio, full of herbs for summer drinks!We moved into a new house last summer, and the yard is very well landscaped; but that doesn't leave...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 08:27:40 PST
The Versatile Torsion Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Versatile-Torsion-Box/
The Versatile Torsion Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y8VA/IFWTTXMJ/F9QY8VAIFWTTXMJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y8VA/IFWTTXMJ/F9QY8VAIFWTTXMJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/Y8VA/IFWTTXMJ/F9QY8VAIFWTTXMJ.SMALL.jpg Maybe Dave Shelves are a simple thing, but unfortunately, not always a reliable thing. Under the pressure of books or dishes, shelves flex and sag, making them unsightly and unsafe. Torsion box to the rescue! Though torsion boxes are often used for tabletops, they make great shelves for the same reason: lightw...
By: Maybe Dave

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Sun, 18 Oct 2015 22:59:10 PDT
Exotic-Wood Acoustic Marvel http://www.instructables.com/id/Exotic-Wood-Acoustic-Marvel/
Exotic-Wood Acoustic Marvel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/UQPP/J8YRBG8Z/FVDUQPPJ8YRBG8Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/UQPP/J8YRBG8Z/FVDUQPPJ8YRBG8Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/UQPP/J8YRBG8Z/FVDUQPPJ8YRBG8Z.SMALL.jpg Tuba Fett Hello Dear Friends of the Instructable World!!!!Today I have set out to create something beautiful both visually and acoustically. I assure you if you follow the steps below you will create an amazing piece that will last you for years to come. As makers I feel we have a certain duty to uphold to br...
By: Tuba Fett

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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:21:29 PDT
Mobile Tool Stand With Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Tool-Stand-With-Storage/
Mobile Tool Stand With Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QED4/J48PP88C/FN4QED4J48PP88C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QED4/J48PP88C/FN4QED4J48PP88C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QED4/J48PP88C/FN4QED4J48PP88C.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a Mobile Tool Stand with Storage. I used my to hold my wood lathe, but you could use it to hold anything from a miter saw to a drill press. The storage you get in this small footprint will help tame your shop and it being mobile allows you to wheel it...
By: fixthisbuildthat

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:31:10 PDT
Convertible Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-Bench/
Convertible Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/UCNY/J94GTLJK/FRAUCNYJ94GTLJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/UCNY/J94GTLJK/FRAUCNYJ94GTLJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/UCNY/J94GTLJK/FRAUCNYJ94GTLJK.SMALL.jpg Dvda2108 I decided to build a convertible bench. I saw this once on the woodwhisperer channel on youtube and it was locked in the back of my mind to build one based on this idea. When I was asked to build a bench suited for elderly people I decided to build a bench based on the convertible bench idea but cha...
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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:15:28 PDT
How to | Build the Ultimate Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-the-Ultimate-Adirondack-Chair/
How to | Build the Ultimate Adirondack Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9DLE/J8UGW7EN/FRP9DLEJ8UGW7EN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9DLE/J8UGW7EN/FRP9DLEJ8UGW7EN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9DLE/J8UGW7EN/FRP9DLEJ8UGW7EN.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks The Jackman Works adirondack chair is back! This time something a little different with a walk through video. I love how many people are using my plans to build these for themselves and I get a lot of questions so I figured this build needed a more detailed video. This was my last batch in the shop ...
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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:09:52 PDT
Roubo Frame Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Roubo-Frame-Saw/
Roubo Frame Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/I782/IYYTBFSW/F03I782IYYTBFSW.SMALL.jpg woodbywright I made a frame saw a year ago. It worked fantastically, but one day I dropped it and busted out one of the mortises. Oh well it is just a good reason to remake this one even better. A frame saw is the traditional way of resawing lumber. This one is meant for one person but some of the larger ones ar...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:46:37 PST
Making woodwork more affordable http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Woodwork-More-Affordable/
Making woodwork more affordable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8NCH/IUG0VLFK/FAJ8NCHIUG0VLFK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8NCH/IUG0VLFK/FAJ8NCHIUG0VLFK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/8NCH/IUG0VLFK/FAJ8NCHIUG0VLFK.SMALL.jpg buck2217 Wood working can be expensive! You all know that ---so how can we make it more affordable?So what happens when you can't afford or can no longer get your supplies?Now I'm only a "wood hacker" but here in good old NZ even "cheap" sheet material is relatively expensive.You Yanks and even Brits don't k...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:25:19 PDT
$9 2x4 Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/9-2x4-Side-Table/
$9 2x4 Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WVTE/J34PAS2Z/F7KWVTEJ34PAS2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WVTE/J34PAS2Z/F7KWVTEJ34PAS2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/WVTE/J34PAS2Z/F7KWVTEJ34PAS2Z.SMALL.jpg evanandkatelyn We made this side table out of 2x4s for less than $9, which we think is pretty dang cool! You can definitely make this with other types of wood and the steps will be easier (2x4s tend to warp and pine is soft), but the cheap material allowed us to experiment with some joinery techniques we’d never d...
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Sat, 27 May 2017 17:45:30 PDT
Sliced Wood Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Coasters/
Sliced Wood Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7VPM/J8YRG57O/F437VPMJ8YRG57O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7VPM/J8YRG57O/F437VPMJ8YRG57O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7VPM/J8YRG57O/F437VPMJ8YRG57O.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love finding new ways to reuse things, like old tree branches that lay discarded on the side of the road. I also must really like coasters, as this is the second time I've made wood coasters. Last time, I really liked that you could clearly tell the coasters were from a tree, and with this projec...
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:14:33 PDT
Clothespin Rocking Chair: So Easy to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Clothespin-Rocking-Chair-So-Easy-to-Make/
Clothespin Rocking Chair: So Easy to Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/SDQX/HT9AWVUM/FJISDQXHT9AWVUM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/SDQX/HT9AWVUM/FJISDQXHT9AWVUM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/SDQX/HT9AWVUM/FJISDQXHT9AWVUM.SMALL.jpg tofugami   Remember in grade school how teachers used to make us do craft projects as Christmas gifts? And it didn't matter how hideous it was, my mom always liked it. Well, this isn't one bit hideous and I loved this clothespin rocking chair. I have never remade this since then but I thought it didn'...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 00:09:55 PDT
Tiny House Euro http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-Euro/
Tiny House Euro - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/O17N/HZ88OG81/FMJO17NHZ88OG81.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/O17N/HZ88OG81/FMJO17NHZ88OG81.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/O17N/HZ88OG81/FMJO17NHZ88OG81.SMALL.jpg cricketz We built a Tiny House on a trailer and towed it around Europe this summer. We built it in Holland and drove south to France, Monaco, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Austria, Switzerland and it's still on tour..! Watch the video to see how we made it. Tin...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:30:26 PDT
American Flag Concealed Gun Compartment That Hangs on Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Concealed-Gun-Compartment-That-Hangs/
American Flag Concealed Gun Compartment That Hangs on Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/53D6/IW6PEU08/F9153D6IW6PEU08.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/53D6/IW6PEU08/F9153D6IW6PEU08.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F91/53D6/IW6PEU08/F9153D6IW6PEU08.SMALL.jpg Escagedo Woodworking I made a custom American Flag, Old Glory! It has a concealed compartment for gun storage. This wall decor hangs nice in any room as a conversation piece. It can hide your valuables and weapons, keeping them out of sight! The piece is made from pine. It's distressed using a number of techniques we'l...
By: Escagedo Woodworking

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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:49:27 PST
Homemade Wooden Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wooden-Clamp/
Homemade Wooden Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/5KU1/J2UPJTXI/FW65KU1J2UPJTXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/5KU1/J2UPJTXI/FW65KU1J2UPJTXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/5KU1/J2UPJTXI/FW65KU1J2UPJTXI.SMALL.jpg Mikhandmaker. In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a cheap and effective wooden clamp. I have used wood chips and other materials that I already had in my workshop. As at first sight it may seem weak, this clamp has plenty of clamping pressure. It has a Norwegian style, as these type of clamping ...
By: Mikhandmaker.

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Sun, 21 May 2017 11:25:03 PDT
How to make a tree shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tree-shelf/
How to make a tree shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 from scrap wood Preparing the wood I used an old beamI cut the length and width and planed it with a planer.(But you can also use new wood from a store) Mark the joints All the joints are half lap joints.Attach a branch to the stem and make pencil lines on the branch and on the stem to indica...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:43:29 PDT
Flat Pack Bookshelf (CNC Router) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Bookshelf-CNC-Router/
Flat Pack Bookshelf (CNC Router) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/EWEU/IEX4LGS5/FW3EWEUIEX4LGS5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/EWEU/IEX4LGS5/FW3EWEUIEX4LGS5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/EWEU/IEX4LGS5/FW3EWEUIEX4LGS5.SMALL.jpg patrick.rainsberry This is a fairly in depth step by step tutorial on using Fusion 360 to design a Flat-Pack bookshelf for manufacturing on a CNC router such as a ShopBot.It assumes a fairly basic knowledge of using Fusion 360.Much thanks to Martin and the rest of the Pier 9 staff for all the help and advice getting t...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:25:22 PDT
Turntable and Record Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Turntable-and-Record-Stand/
Turntable and Record Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0XM6/IQV7HA3R/FDB0XM6IQV7HA3R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0XM6/IQV7HA3R/FDB0XM6IQV7HA3R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/0XM6/IQV7HA3R/FDB0XM6IQV7HA3R.SMALL.jpg SouthpawMiller I have been obsessed with the turntable stand the folks over at Line Phono started making ever since I saw the project on Kickstarter. If you don't know anything about their audio stand, it is this amazingly compact piece of stylish furniture designed to hold your turntable, small amplifier, record ...
By: SouthpawMiller

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:13:46 PDT
DIY Pinstripe Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pinstripe-Coffee-Table/
DIY Pinstripe Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/P1RQ/IWMQV8Q6/FABP1RQIWMQV8Q6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/P1RQ/IWMQV8Q6/FABP1RQIWMQV8Q6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/P1RQ/IWMQV8Q6/FABP1RQIWMQV8Q6.SMALL.jpg LazyGuyDIY Whenever I have a project deadline and need a little extra shop time, my sister-in-law is usually the first to volunteer to watch my daughter so I can get a job done. Knowing that she's in desperate need for some new furniture, I decided to start with a new coffee table for her. She's also a rabid...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:59:54 PST
Wooden Harley Davidson Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Harley-Davidson-Sign/
Wooden Harley Davidson Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/P175/J0SEMG5K/F0ZP175J0SEMG5K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/P175/J0SEMG5K/F0ZP175J0SEMG5K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/P175/J0SEMG5K/F0ZP175J0SEMG5K.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I recently made a custom Harley Davidson sign with my friend Shane: https://www.facebook.com/hammertimewoodworks/I made a video showing the process if you would like to watch:Materials UsedRed WoodVinylGrey Primer Spray PaintBlack Spray PaintLacquerTools UsedVinyl CutterRouterBand sawOrbital SanderB...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:34:53 PDT
Space Saving Shop-Vac Dust Collector Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Saving-Shop-Vac-Dust-Collector-Cart/
Space Saving Shop-Vac Dust Collector Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/VN6V/J8KGNH0M/FVFVN6VJ8KGNH0M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/VN6V/J8KGNH0M/FVFVN6VJ8KGNH0M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/VN6V/J8KGNH0M/FVFVN6VJ8KGNH0M.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks I recently moved into a new shop and lost some square footage over my old one, so floor space is at a premium. At the old shop, my dust separator was quite content sitting next to my shop-vac with the hose reel mounted to the wall, but they require a little pampering to get them to fit the new space...
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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:48:40 PDT