Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 04:49:27 PST BLOX v1.01 timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) http://www.instructables.com/id/timber-bud-vase-aged-by-burning-fence-post-alterna/
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By: Simon Beggs Wood Turning

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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:45:09 PST
Make a custom washroom vanity with reclaimed wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-washroom-vanity-with-reclaimed-wood/
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By: damianzuch

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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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By: mdavis19

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Downdraft Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-Moxon-Vise/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:06:42 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Laser Cut Settlers of Catan Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Settlers-of-Catan-Board/
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By: JoshBaker

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:05:42 PST
Super Simple Dovetail Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Dovetail-Tool-Box/
Super Simple Dovetail Tool Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/FGRF/I6J7V58H/FIEFGRFI6J7V58H.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww If you are anything like me, you've probably got a few tools that live on your workbench because you use them on every project. It would be a waste to put them in a tool box or in a drawer only to have to dig them back out moments later. For me, it's a couple of screwdrivers, pliers and chisels. Any...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:40:32 PST
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Thing-20-a-no-forging-custom-carving-knife/
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SMALL.jpg bricobart Two years ago I set my first steps in the making of traditional wooden cups. To make these, most carvers use crooked knives. Since didn't have these specific tools, I searched for a way to do it a lot faster. That's how I created the Crazy Carver.Using that device was extremely effective, but also e...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:17 PST
Wooden Headphone Stand For My Beats Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Headphone-Stand-For-My-Beats-Headphones/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:37:39 PST
WOOD OVEN http://www.instructables.com/id/WOOD-OVEN/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:12:44 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Lumberjack table http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumberjack-table/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:19:16 PST
Glowing Mushroom Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Mushroom-Wooden-Ring/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:55:54 PST
DIY Rustic Style Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Style-Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:04:51 PST
Use 123D Catch To Translate a Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-123D-Catch-To-Translate-a-Form/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:55:46 PST
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Organic-Wood-Wax-Finish/
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts One of the absolute best parts about a woodworking project, is applying the finish to freshly sanded wood grain. This is when all of your hard work shines and comes to life as the sections of wood show their true colors and character. One of the most common food safe wood finishes include Walnut oil...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:31:20 PST
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Ring-Driftwood-from-the-Oregon-Coast-and-/
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SMALL.jpg adenda2 This ring is entirely made form wood found in the neighborhood and at the Oregon coast in Lincoln City. Materials and Tools Needed:1. Wood. a straight stick, at least an inch wide or more.2. Block plane. any hand or finger plane will do, it just depends on how much muscle you want to put into it...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:57:09 PST
Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bowl-Turning-Stacked-Ring-Lamination/
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By: ThisWoodwork

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:23 PST
How to Make a Picture Frame Table Saw Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Picture-Frame-Table-Saw-Sled/
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By: Drunken Woodworker

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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:36:50 PST
Wood Burning (Map of Middle Earth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Map-of-Middle-Earth/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:43:57 PST
Wood And Penny Ring W/ Pallet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-And-Penny-Ring-W-Pallet-Box/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:05:56 PST
Making a Wooden Guitar pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Gutair-pick/
Making a Wooden Guitar pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SMALL.jpg CJStephens Music is very inspirational to me, I always have music playing in my shop when I am working, and in my room when I am blogging. And I love playing guitar. Playing music and writing songs is calming and relaxing in its own way, and is very enjoyable. When I play my guitar I do not like soft picks, ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:59:13 PST
How to Put a Handle on a Knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-a-Handle-on-a-Knife/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:33:23 PST
Pirate Map Platter (large dia turning and basic pyrography) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Map-Platter-large-dia-turning-and-basic-pyr/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:23:41 PST
Make a Birdhouse Using the Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Birdhouse-Using-the-Laser-Cutter/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 08:27:28 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cup-Kuksa/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
Making a burl bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-burl-bowl/
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By: CJStephens

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:56:10 PST
Easy Stone Crushing for Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Stone-Crushing-for-Inlay/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 18:57:58 PST
How To Build A Hobbit House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Hobbit-House/
How To Build A Hobbit House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4LOY/I6007JE6/F6J4LOYI6007JE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4LOY/I6007JE6/F6J4LOYI6007JE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/4LOY/I6007JE6/F6J4LOYI6007JE6.SMALL.jpg hoboartist Find a piece of land that you can use. Dig out a pit into the side of a hill. Lay plastic down in pit. Nail together vertical 2X6 boards in the size of circle you want your house to be. Lay bricks on the floor area. Nail on strong roof with 2X4's, leaving a square hole for skylight. Staple heavy...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:16:54 PST
My very first woodwork project http://www.instructables.com/id/My-very-first-woodwork-project/
My very first woodwork project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3F72/I63EVG0T/FD53F72I63EVG0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3F72/I63EVG0T/FD53F72I63EVG0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/3F72/I63EVG0T/FD53F72I63EVG0T.SMALL.jpg Rey-vB This is my very first woodworking project.My wife was feeling a bit down, so I decided to make her something.I used a piece of wood from a pallet.Please excuse any spelling and grammar mistakes, as English is not my first language.I hope you enjoy this instructable! Safety My dad used to say: "Us...
By: Rey-vB

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 03:55:00 PST
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings-1/
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts This is an easy bentwood ring making guide for ring bands & inlay. These rings are VERY strong miniature structures basically for wooden rings. Wood Wood is a natural source so every ring does come out slightly different looking each time because of wood grain patterns. Choosing which wood is bes...
By: thetreehearts

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:22:07 PST
Lovers Ring Puzzle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovers-Ring-Puzzle-Box/
Lovers Ring Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G1UZ/I5Z7N5T8/F6HG1UZI5Z7N5T8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G1UZ/I5Z7N5T8/F6HG1UZI5Z7N5T8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/G1UZ/I5Z7N5T8/F6HG1UZI5Z7N5T8.SMALL.jpg Michael C This Puzzle Box is a creative way to give a ring as a gift. The catch is you have to get it out of the box first. So if you finally gave in to buy Ring for Valentines Day, why not see your loved one struggle a bit to get the prize. This can provide hours of tourment and enjoyment, depending on wh...
By: Michael C

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:57:47 PST
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Zoetrope-with-USB-Chargers/
Steampunk Zoetrope with USB Chargers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/5XH9/I5WCUR89/FM25XH9I5WCUR89.SMALL.jpg badjer1 I wanted to clear up the clutter of two iPhone cords on my desk table in my kitchen. They were too long and messy, so I thought I would make a nightlight, USB x2 charging station. But since it would be visible to a lot of visitors, I thought I would make it an entertainment device so why not a mov...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 20:46:28 PST
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Desk-with-Vinyl-Flooring-Top/
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/2URH/I5WCQHMK/FYP2URHI5WCQHMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/2URH/I5WCQHMK/FYP2URHI5WCQHMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/2URH/I5WCQHMK/FYP2URHI5WCQHMK.SMALL.jpg majjuss Hello to all fellow Instructablers and Woodworkers!I would like to share my new desk that I made with you.The old one in my bedroom got too small so I figured I needed a bigger one.The Frame is from timber I got at our local hardware store, the top is made of self-adhesive vinyl flooring panels.Sinc...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:11:50 PST
Dual-Axis Turned Wood Solitaire http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Axis-Turned-Wood-Solitaire/
Dual-Axis Turned Wood Solitaire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/5JDQ/I5TI219L/FCD5JDQI5TI219L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/5JDQ/I5TI219L/FCD5JDQI5TI219L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/5JDQ/I5TI219L/FCD5JDQI5TI219L.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX Valentine’s Day is around the corner and everyone knows homemade gifts are the best. Okay, maybe not always but they’re good to add icing to the cake. While this little gem isn’t quite the same as its real counterpart, it’s a wonderfully perplexing bit of lathe work.Looking at the finished product, ...
By: MissionSRX

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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:58:10 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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By: Corinbw

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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Wooden flatpack stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-flatpack-stool/
Wooden flatpack stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/TUEE/I5THWNQQ/FC1TUEEI5THWNQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/TUEE/I5THWNQQ/FC1TUEEI5THWNQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/TUEE/I5THWNQQ/FC1TUEEI5THWNQQ.SMALL.jpg Trochilidesign During my study in Sydney we were asked to design and make a wooden stool inspired by the Ulmer Hocker, designed by Max Bill in 1954. Since I was on an exchange in Sydney for just 6 months I immediately thought of something I could bring back to my homecountry in my suitcase. Freighting a solid timb...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:01:42 PST
Record Player Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Record-Player-Cabinet/
Record Player Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/9S50/I52CUBVE/FBY9S50I52CUBVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/9S50/I52CUBVE/FBY9S50I52CUBVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/9S50/I52CUBVE/FBY9S50I52CUBVE.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww So I wanted a cabinet to hold my record player, some speakers and a few great records, but there was nothing out there that met my needs. That's when it's time to build one for yourself. For this very reason, I'm not going to go into lots of exact measurements that I used, I want to encourage you to...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:20:12 PST
Make a Wall Mounted Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wall-Mounted-Bar/
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By: AdventuresInDIY

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:28:34 PST
Storage bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-bed-2/
Storage bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/OIVN/I5BS2KWX/FQFOIVNI5BS2KWX.SMALL.jpg lyraleperformer this is a bed I made recently to try to maximize the space in my tiny apartment bedroom. Instead of making a wardrobe or buying a similar storage bed at Ikea (that I know will fall apart relatively quickly and would cost me more) I decided to make one. Now most of these instructions aren't going to ...
By: lyraleperformer

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:56:09 PST
One sheet Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-sheet-Workbench/
One sheet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/3SK5/I5S2FBU3/FC43SK5I5S2FBU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/3SK5/I5S2FBU3/FC43SK5I5S2FBU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/3SK5/I5S2FBU3/FC43SK5I5S2FBU3.SMALL.jpg TheFer A foldable Workbench made out of a single sheet of a 18mm chipboard. Sorry for my english and the lack of sizes and photos. It was a project that came up in my mind and it was build in 2days or so. And didn't have the intention to make it a instructable. If you want to know some dimensions just ask....
By: TheFer

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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:55:50 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Low-Cost-Furniture/
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/GRRG/I5P7LKSZ/FNCGRRGI5P7LKSZ.SMALL.jpg BrianE2 This Instructable will show how to build simple, low cost, sturdy, wood furniture that can look good and last for a long time. I recommend reading through the entire Instructable before you begin. I am not a professional wood worker and some of my methods/materials may highlight this fact. I have ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Folding Sewing Box - For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Sewing-Box-For-Beginners/
Folding Sewing Box - For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZX3A/I5P7LN2X/F1FZX3AI5P7LN2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZX3A/I5P7LN2X/F1FZX3AI5P7LN2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/ZX3A/I5P7LN2X/F1FZX3AI5P7LN2X.SMALL.jpg jclimpson This project could be as easy or as complicated as you want. It really suits all ability levels. I'm a beginner without a table saw, router, or the ability to do flashy joints, so the version pictured is very much a beginners' version. The good news for beginners is that it's a fairly forgiving proj...
By: jclimpson

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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 23:12:28 PST
Easy Chopping Block Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Chopping-Block-Handle/
Easy Chopping Block Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/44G6/I5P7JBOV/F4Z44G6I5P7JBOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/44G6/I5P7JBOV/F4Z44G6I5P7JBOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/44G6/I5P7JBOV/F4Z44G6I5P7JBOV.SMALL.jpg dtsunekawa I have a nice stump that i use to split wood for my fire, but i often need to move it around the yard to chop and then back into hiding when it's not in use. It isn't particularly heavy but i wanted a way to carry it with one hand so that i could carry my maul in the other.SolutionI decided to use s...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:41:00 PST
Wood Burning: How to Draw and Burn Wood Drink Coasters and Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-How-to-Draw-and-Burn-Wood-Drink-Coast/
Wood Burning: How to Draw and Burn Wood Drink Coasters and Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SMALL.jpg cnathan In this Instructable, I will show you how to transfer an image to a piece of wood and burn the image using a wood burner. I burned the table back in December 2014 and I didn't take any before pics. The wood drink coasters were made within the past week. I cut the trees (maple I think) down last s...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 21:40:30 PST
Wood coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-coasters/
Wood coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/N3LB/I5MD3A4X/FTON3LBI5MD3A4X.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Rustic wood coasters made from a fallen tree, when stacked together look like a tree limb. Simple, tidy, and fun!Instead of burning that old tree in the backyard, reuse it and make it into something awesome! These stackable coasters align on a spindle attached to the bottom coaster and are a great ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:38:18 PST
Architectural Mural Pyrography http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Mural-Pyrography/
Architectural Mural Pyrography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/MTVI/I5MCZYIK/FWYMTVII5MCZYIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/MTVI/I5MCZYIK/FWYMTVII5MCZYIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/MTVI/I5MCZYIK/FWYMTVII5MCZYIK.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX I had the opportunity to make a couple burned pictures for my office during some substantial renovations. While most woodburnings are fairly small in size, I went overboard and decided to use 2x4’ sheets of plywood for my medium. Such a task may seem overwhelming at first but with perseverance an...
By: MissionSRX

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 06:45:33 PST
My Masterpiece in real! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Masterpiece-in-real/
My Masterpiece in real! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IQMI/I5J54Z4M/FFJIQMII5J54Z4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IQMI/I5J54Z4M/FFJIQMII5J54Z4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IQMI/I5J54Z4M/FFJIQMII5J54Z4M.SMALL.jpg pegasos I promised you guys pictures and how I made it. A lot is happened between my last Intructable and now.Story short:February 2014 my little brother is diagnose with a rare kind of leukemia. He and my other little brother live by my father and my stepmother. My father, stepmother and I have the classic...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:38:49 PST
Laser Cut Fine Art! http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Fine-Art/
Laser Cut Fine Art! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/RE64/I5BRWQSY/F1WRE64I5BRWQSY.SMALL.jpg marinelaArt Hi all!!This is my first Instructable, and hopefully one of many more in the future!Lets start.In this Instructable I would like to show you how easy is to create some unique Art, art that involves wood and can be hanged on a wall just like any other painting.Wood is such a great material, and we ha...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:01:02 PST