Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:30:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Desk Organization System W/ Hutch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Desk-Organization-System-W-Hutch/
DIY Desk Organization System W/ Hutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/UPJI/J02QP7CC/FKYUPJIJ02QP7CC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/UPJI/J02QP7CC/FKYUPJIJ02QP7CC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/UPJI/J02QP7CC/FKYUPJIJ02QP7CC.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar To organize a desk space can be a challenge. My goals with this project was to store supplies, my typewriter, laptop, electronics and more, and to utilize the whole wall to really create the ultimate home office. The Starting Point Here's a look at what this space looked like beforehand, always m...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 11:20:51 PST
Super Bright Tunable Led Light Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-Tunable-Led-Light-Panels/
Super Bright Tunable Led Light Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/NCBU/J0IEL853/F0KNCBUJ0IEL853.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/NCBU/J0IEL853/F0KNCBUJ0IEL853.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/NCBU/J0IEL853/F0KNCBUJ0IEL853.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar These super bright LED light panels are tunable, so they can go from about 3500 to 6000 kelvin. That means that you can create just the right color temperature you want for the specific setting and time of day. For this build I'm using MDF to create the panels and two different colored LED strips to...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:09:47 PDT
Natural Iphone Speaker Charging Dock (from 2x4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Iphone-Speaker-Charging-Dock-from-2x4/
Natural Iphone Speaker Charging Dock (from 2x4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/DLXS/IZ6CQOPM/FTBDLXSIZ6CQOPM.SMALL.jpg Shadowmang In this Instructable I use a 8" length of scrap 2x4" to create a Natural Speaker Charging dock combo. I had seen similar designs but none of them had a charger incorporated into it. I used Drill Bits and a chisel to create this but a CNC machine or a router would probably work better. I made a coupl...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:15:18 PST
Create glue-less interlocking laser cut parts with sketchup slicemodeler http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-glue-less-interlocking-laser-cut-parts-with/
Create glue-less interlocking laser cut parts with sketchup slicemodeler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/MCFJ/HVC1KK5J/FRIMCFJHVC1KK5J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/MCFJ/HVC1KK5J/FRIMCFJHVC1KK5J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/MCFJ/HVC1KK5J/FRIMCFJHVC1KK5J.SMALL.jpg andii With the use Google sketchup and the slicemodler plugin its possible to create laser cut 3D shapes that snap together without glue. Shameless self plug, like the pictured trivets I sell on Etsy.What you need• Google stetchup• slice modeler plugin• sketup svg export plugin • A laser cutter or laser c...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:22:37 PDT
Outdoor Furniture: table and bench with tapered legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Table-and-Bench-With-Tapered-Legs/
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:37:17 PDT
A Portable Panel Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Portable-Panel-Saw/
A Portable Panel Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6T6Q/J0IEHIUQ/F8E6T6QJ0IEHIUQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6T6Q/J0IEHIUQ/F8E6T6QJ0IEHIUQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6T6Q/J0IEHIUQ/F8E6T6QJ0IEHIUQ.SMALL.jpg notsosharp The small passive solar greenhouses I make requires cutting 4’x8’ and 4’x12’ sheets across the four foot width with accuracy. A panel saw will cut this type of sheet good but they are expensive and large, too large to move easily. The commercial panel saws are 10’ to 12’ foot wide and six feet hig...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:25:47 PDT
Live Edge River Coffee Table | How to Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-River-Coffee-Table-How-to-Build/
Live Edge River Coffee Table | How to Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LXDU/J0IEE4K2/F4DLXDUJ0IEE4K2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LXDU/J0IEE4K2/F4DLXDUJ0IEE4K2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/LXDU/J0IEE4K2/F4DLXDUJ0IEE4K2.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this Instructable, I'll show you how to build a live edge river coffee table, inspired by Greg Klassen's amazing work. It's a simple enough project with a few tricky moments, but, with a little workworking skill, you can build one for yourself. Let's get started! Don't miss the build video above ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:52:58 PDT
EXCAVATOR WITH SYRINGE HYDRAULICS http://www.instructables.com/id/EXCAVATOR-WITH-SYRINGE-HYDRAULICS/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 07:26:34 PDT
Giant Homemade 16" Disc Sander (for the Lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Homemade-16-Disc-Sander-for-the-Lathe/
Giant Homemade 16" Disc Sander (for the Lathe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks Homemade 16" disk sander for my lathe, 2 tools in 1! The sanding disk is made from doubled up 3/4" plywood mounted to a face plate. The table is made from 3/4" plywood too mounted square to the disk. It attached to the lathe bed using 4 bolts at the location where an extension bed usually mounts, al...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:21:50 PDT
Ultimate Crosscut Sled With Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Crosscut-Sled-With-Dust-Collection/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:33:31 PDT
Greek Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Greek-Lyre/
Greek Lyre - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/H9Y0/HEQ356ED/FVRH9Y0HEQ356ED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/H9Y0/HEQ356ED/FVRH9Y0HEQ356ED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/H9Y0/HEQ356ED/FVRH9Y0HEQ356ED.SMALL.jpg manthony7 For school, we had to do a project on Greek mythology and I decided to do mine on Orpheus, a hero and musician. He charmed Pluto into allowing his dead wife to come back to the living world to be with him by using his talent in playing the lyre. Thus, I made a working lyre out of quarter inch wood, ...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:57:44 PDT
How to Learn Small Sculptural Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Learn-Small-Sculptural-Carving/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:33:41 PST
Wooden aperture http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-aperture/
Wooden aperture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/GX8W/GMX1RROR/F77GX8WGMX1RROR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/GX8W/GMX1RROR/F77GX8WGMX1RROR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/GX8W/GMX1RROR/F77GX8WGMX1RROR.SMALL.jpg jwkooi This instructable is inspired by the Cardboard Aperture from Sidneys1. My first plan was to make a Steampunk aperture and maybe I will upgrade the wooden construction with silver and brass sheets. With this wooden version the construction is better visible. Youtube clip Choosing materials I...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 13:24:32 PDT
Baseboard Barn Door & Hardware http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseboard-Barn-Door-Hardware/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:39:36 PDT
How to build a Simple Shelf Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Simple-Shelf-Bracket/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 06:36:53 PDT
DIY Mid-Century Modern Slatted Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mid-Century-Modern-Slatted-Bench/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:20:14 PDT
6 Workshop Machine Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Workshop-Machine-Tips/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:28:11 PST
Make a hardwood Pistol Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hardwood-Pistol-Crossbow/
Make a hardwood Pistol Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EY45/IXAPVL4A/FGNEY45IXAPVL4A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EY45/IXAPVL4A/FGNEY45IXAPVL4A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/EY45/IXAPVL4A/FGNEY45IXAPVL4A.SMALL.jpg TheGunNut44 Hello fellow makers, For this instructable I am going to show you how to make a crossbow pistol. I made this project partly for my own interests, but mostly I did it for the awesome people who visit and publish here on instructables. I realized when researching this project that there was almost no ...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 03:52:26 PST
Easy 2x4 Electronics Enclosures http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-2x4-Electronics-Enclosures/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 06:40:31 PST
How to Make a Modern Home Office Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Modern-Home-Office-Desk/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 07:09:23 PST
DIY Carbide Lathe Tools for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Carbide-Lathe-Tools-for-Cheap/
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Thu, 9 Mar 2017 03:46:56 PST
DIY Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Zero-Clearance-Table-Saw-Insert/
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Thu, 9 Mar 2017 12:31:37 PST
DIY M:tG Wooden Deckbox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MtG-Wooden-Deckbox/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 20:05:49 PST
6 Ways to Plug or Fill Pocket Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Ways-to-Plug-or-Fill-Pocket-Holes/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 08:44:50 PST
Euler Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Euler-Vase/
Euler Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/UEVM/IZ6DBX0N/FK0UEVMIZ6DBX0N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/UEVM/IZ6DBX0N/FK0UEVMIZ6DBX0N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/UEVM/IZ6DBX0N/FK0UEVMIZ6DBX0N.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace This instruction set is intended to help you get started woodworking at SLO MakerSpace, in San Luis Obispo, California.The project is heavily inspired by "Geometric Faced Vase" by FaustWoodWorks.Check out his Instructable at:https://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Faced-Vases/The title "Euler Vas...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:03:44 PST
Easy Table Saw Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Table-Saw-Sled/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 10:18:35 PST
A Solid and Cheap 2x4 Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Solid-and-Cheap-2x4-Workbench/
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 02:12:18 PST
Mirco-adjustment Box Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirco-adjustment-Box-Joint-Jig/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 01:59:38 PST
Make a Chisel Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Chisel-Plane/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 08:46:00 PST
How to Build Your Pop Diva Her Own Stage http://www.instructables.com/id/Front-Stage/
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Thu, 27 Dec 2007 13:04:55 PST
How to modify an entertainment center to fit a HDTV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-modify-an-old-entertainment-center-to-fit-a/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 07:37:34 PST
Concrete 3 Watt LED Light W/ Walnut & Balloons! http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-3-Watt-LED-Light-W-Walnut-Balloons/
Concrete 3 Watt LED Light W/ Walnut & Balloons! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/DRXN/IZT6IH8G/FACDRXNIZT6IH8G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/DRXN/IZT6IH8G/FACDRXNIZT6IH8G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/DRXN/IZT6IH8G/FACDRXNIZT6IH8G.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Today I'm making this rather unusual looking lamp out of concrete and walnut with the help of balloons to accomplish the shape. It has a 3 watt diffused LED light, a rechargeable battery, and no visible wires. I think this lamp makes a pretty neat accent lamp, however the way the light is focused it...
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 18:43:49 PST
Hand Cut Dovetails Faster http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Cut-Dovetails-Faster/
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Thu, 2 Mar 2017 07:19:05 PST
Dog wash station http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-wash-station/
Dog wash station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/FNHV/IC4MQ4GQ/FAHFNHVIC4MQ4GQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/FNHV/IC4MQ4GQ/FAHFNHVIC4MQ4GQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/FNHV/IC4MQ4GQ/FAHFNHVIC4MQ4GQ.SMALL.jpg duresti My wife is a dog groomer and she was tired of working out of our garage and wanted her own building. We decided to purchase her a building and we were in luck, a closed hair salon building was for sale. She needed a wash basin for different size dogs. The ones for sale were over $1,500 dollars so I ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:25:54 PDT
Infinity Mirror Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Candle-Holder/
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Wed, 1 Mar 2017 06:15:29 PST
Miter Saw Station Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Station-Build/
Miter Saw Station Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/KYQC/IZ6D7CZP/FDGKYQCIZ6D7CZP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/KYQC/IZ6D7CZP/FDGKYQCIZ6D7CZP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/KYQC/IZ6D7CZP/FDGKYQCIZ6D7CZP.SMALL.jpg Moy perez woodshop I have been planning to build a Miter Saw Station for quite a while. About a year ago, I made a rough sketch of what I had in mind. But most of this build was either made up on the fly or changed in some way. I have a small shop and space comes at a premium. I wanted my Miter Saws Station to have pl...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:33:13 PST
DIY Lazy Susan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lazy-Susan-1/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:41:37 PST
Wooden scales on Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-scales-on-Swiss-Army-Knife/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:21:36 PDT
Homemade Hangboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Hangboard/
Homemade Hangboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D5FW/IG168LSJ/FYOD5FWIG168LSJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D5FW/IG168LSJ/FYOD5FWIG168LSJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D5FW/IG168LSJ/FYOD5FWIG168LSJ.SMALL.jpg joey99 Hello, and welcome to my Instructable!! Now before we get started, I just wanted to say: THIS IS NOT THE BEST WAY TO DO THIS AT ALL. I could have done this so much better if I just used a router to cut out the slots, but hey, who doesn't like drilling out hundreds of holes??? O, right... All jokes a...
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:42:15 PDT
How to French Polish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-French-Polish-1/
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:15:32 PST
Beginning Woodworking: Making a Bench Bull - a Basic Miniature Multipurpose Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginning-Woodworking-Making-a-Bench-Bull-a-Basic-/
Beginning Woodworking: Making a Bench Bull - a Basic Miniature Multipurpose Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/97Y4/IZ6DCW7Y/FQY97Y4IZ6DCW7Y.SMALL.jpg Goff So, I wanted to get into woodworking. Few problems - I don't have access to a workshop and live in a small house with my wife and kid. A bigger place or a dedicated workspace would be nice but it's not gonna happen anytime soon! Also, power tools are out because of the noise and dust issue. So, sta...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:50:13 PST
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wooden-pipe-with-a-carb-from-a-tree-/
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SMALL.jpg geckomage First off i will say this. My purpose for this instructable is to show resourceful, patient people how to cheaply, and effectively solve the problem of having nothing to smoke out of with a bit of creativity and elegance. You all know the drill, i am not responsible for what you choose to do with th...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:53:47 PDT
"Brick and Mortar" Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-and-Mortar-Cutting-Board/
"Brick and Mortar" Cutting Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/0721/IZ6BIADA/FTS0721IZ6BIADA.SMALL.jpg adamf135 I made this cutting board out of a slab of Makore (African Cherry) and some Ash. The cutting board measures approximately 17" x 12" x 1 1/4" thick. Total time I spent making this cutting board was around 5 hours. And the total cost was around 25 dollars. Tools I used while making this:Table SawMiter...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:23:07 PST
How to Hand Cut Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Cut-Dovetails/
How to Hand Cut Dovetails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/RBLW/IZ6D9R69/FAURBLWIZ6D9R69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/RBLW/IZ6D9R69/FAURBLWIZ6D9R69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/RBLW/IZ6D9R69/FAURBLWIZ6D9R69.SMALL.jpg woodbywright Dovetails can be complex, but they do not need to be. This is the simplest and easiest way I know to Hand cut a Dovetail joint. As Hand tool Woodworking skills go this one is very easy once you master a few basic skills. Also, there are thousands of ways to do it. this is just one method that does n...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:01:44 PST
Drill Press Table and Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Table-and-Fence/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:35:00 PST
How to Re-Engineer Paper Back into Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Engineer-Paper-Back-Into-Wood/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:14:01 PST
Hidden Shelf Headboard & Cat Run http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Shelf-Headboard-Cat-Run/
Hidden Shelf Headboard & Cat Run - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IPSM/IZ6C6654/FQNIPSMIZ6C6654.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IPSM/IZ6C6654/FQNIPSMIZ6C6654.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/IPSM/IZ6C6654/FQNIPSMIZ6C6654.SMALL.jpg briantorrey I wanted to make a headboard for the simplest of reasons: my pillow kept falling off the bed behind my head (more annoying than you might imagine). I had a number of features that I wanted to incorporate including making hidden shelves that could act as a nightstand and charging station, a hidden c...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:53:51 PST
How to Break Down a Full Sheet of Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Break-Down-a-Full-Sheet-of-Plywood/
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Sat, 19 May 2012 08:50:01 PDT
Outdoor Wooden Slat Bench Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Wooden-Slat-Bench-Seat/
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 09:23:37 PST
The Coolest Two-way Drawer Slides http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Coolest-Two-way-Drawer-Slides/
The Coolest Two-way Drawer Slides - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/TJ0P/I50CNXWI/FD8TJ0PI50CNXWI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/TJ0P/I50CNXWI/FD8TJ0PI50CNXWI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/TJ0P/I50CNXWI/FD8TJ0PI50CNXWI.SMALL.jpg the_tool_man Have you ever needed a drawer that could be opened from either end; like for a kitchen island or tool cart? If you've looked, there are two-way slides that can be purchased. They are quite expensive. Plus, the way they are constructed, part of the slide has to extend with the drawer in each direc...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:33:00 PST