Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:10:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Wood Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Pendant-Lamp/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:15:17 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
DIY tiny wooden Sickle and Flail a.k.a. Kusarigama for martial arts practice http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-tiny-wooden-Sickle-and-Flail-aka-Kusarigama-fo/
DIY tiny wooden Sickle and Flail a.k.a. Kusarigama for martial arts practice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/UC6O/HY5Y3AGK/F8AUC6OHY5Y3AGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/UC6O/HY5Y3AGK/F8AUC6OHY5Y3AGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/UC6O/HY5Y3AGK/F8AUC6OHY5Y3AGK.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy Hi, today we will learn how to make a tiny kusarigama training weapon from scratch.Kusarigama is a contraction of two words: kusari for chain and Kama for sickle, in fact it is nothing more than a sickle connected to a flail. The kama becomes gama...This is a fake weapon which is dedicated to prac...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:03:21 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Mojito Muddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Mojito-Muddler/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:53:10 PDT
Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-1-2-3-4-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/R7YL/HY3Z9Y6M/FBZR7YLHY3Z9Y6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/R7YL/HY3Z9Y6M/FBZR7YLHY3Z9Y6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/R7YL/HY3Z9Y6M/FBZR7YLHY3Z9Y6M.SMALL.jpg White_Haka DIY Wooden sunglasses Cornice degli occhiali fatta di legno. Sliding Pictures Shadow Box Frame Leaning Bookshelves with LED Lighting Making a Wooden Ring Bent Wood Rings Bike Wall Mount Secret door bookcase Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:54:09 PDT
DIY Wooden Rose Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Rose-Gift/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:41:28 PDT
Log Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Bench/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:02:52 PDT
Make a small branch chest with the drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-small-branch-chest-with-the-drill-press/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:14:06 PDT
Make a wooden Conch Shell type horn http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-wooden-Conch-Shell-type-horn/
Make a wooden Conch Shell type horn - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DT81/HY12MR62/F68DT81HY12MR62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DT81/HY12MR62/F68DT81HY12MR62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/DT81/HY12MR62/F68DT81HY12MR62.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender As a follow-up for my pallet horn, I made this. There are several things to improve, but I am happy with the result of this proof of concept.
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:55:26 PDT
Tiny Dowel Joints Using Skewers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Dowel-Joints-Using-Skewers/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:42:08 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Tap Handles with Laser-cut Veneer Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-Handles-with-Laser-cut-Veneer-Inlay/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:32:52 PDT
dimmable wooden desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/dimmable-wooden-desk-lamp/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:30:08 PDT
How to build a catapult -TJ & Menelik http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-catapult-TJ-Menelik/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:25:12 PDT
Treefort Lift or Pulley http://www.instructables.com/id/Treefort-Lift-or-Pulley/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:47 PDT
Wood Burning: Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Fish/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:19:18 PDT
Garden swing bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-swing-bench/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:23:22 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
How To Make A Wall Hanging Audio/iPod Platform From An Old Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wall-Hanging-AudioiPod-Platform-From/
How To Make A Wall Hanging Audio/iPod Platform From An Old Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/UTQH/HXW8BOEX/FK3UTQHHXW8BOEX.SMALL.jpg michmich112 Hey guys,So I'm a skate junkie :p and I wanted to make something cool with an old skate of mine (The skate in question was a Toy Machine 7.9 width) and I also had a pair of speakers just laying around so I decided to make this thing and I'm gonna show you how to make it!Enjoy! Find Your Board! Fi...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:19:54 PDT
Laser cut, wood feather pendant made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wood-feather-pendant-made-at-Techshop/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:42:41 PDT
Pocket Hole Plugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Hole-Plug-Cutting-Jig-for-the-Band-Saw/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:42:30 PDT
Vintage Inspired Slat Table/Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Slat-TableBench/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:31:32 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Ultimate Treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Treehouse/
Ultimate Treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/HTTL/HXTFTIPT/FNEHTTLHXTFTIPT.SMALL.jpg btm The kids were agitating for a treehouse for a while, so last summer we finally decided it was time to do something about it. We started by researching the topic. David Stiles' book How to Build Treehouses, Huts and Forts was an inspiration. Building the deck We started by finding two big trees ...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:26:05 PDT
Cutting down and rethreading a stock table leg. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-down-and-rethreading-a-stock-table-leg/
Cutting down and rethreading a stock table leg. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/NEBR/HXMV1F9Z/F99NEBRHXMV1F9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/NEBR/HXMV1F9Z/F99NEBRHXMV1F9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/NEBR/HXMV1F9Z/F99NEBRHXMV1F9Z.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my tutorial for cutting down a 22" tapered store bought table leg, re-threading it and ready to install.These legs come in a variety of sizes, 6",8",12",22", and 28" you can usually find them at your local depot, lowes or you can order them online. They fit into a standard mounting bracket a...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:07:21 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
Superhero Kids Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/IN4Y/HXLMTC0J/F86IN4YHXLMTC0J.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour A friend of mine wanted a bench for her sons who just happen to like the superheroes Ironman, Hulk, and Spiderman. I couldn't resist the opportunity to combine my longtime fondness of painting with my new skills in woodworking and naturally I also had to make an instructable.Materials:2x3x8ft lumbe...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVLX/HXQMVEGZ/F1PKVLXHXQMVEGZ.SMALL.jpg buchananwp During my residency at Pier 9, I decided to do a project using the Coherent Metabeam Laser Cutter. I've been fascinated by MC Escher tessellations for a while, and in lieu of seeing so many end-grain cutting boards being made, I decided to take it to the next level by making an end-grain MC Escher t...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
Drilling Wooden Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Driling-Wooden-Balls/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:29:13 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Handyman's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Handymans-Toolbox/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:39:19 PDT
Gun Shell Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Shell-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:17 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stow-Away-Whiteboard-and-Magnetic-Tool-Holder/
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SMALL.jpg klee27x Add a sliding, tilting whiteboard or a slick magnetic tool holder to your bench without hogging up precious space. How it works, vid http://vid18.photobucket.com/albums/b103/klee27x/DSC_1388_zpsfd11701e.mp4 Unused space = opportunity First, identify underutilized space underneath shelving. The...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:49:57 PDT
Eno Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Eno-Hammock-Stand/
Eno Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YSPO/HXII5EOG/FK1YSPOHXII5EOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YSPO/HXII5EOG/FK1YSPOHXII5EOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/YSPO/HXII5EOG/FK1YSPOHXII5EOG.SMALL.jpg cfreeman16 Supplies Materials:3 2x6x8 pressure treated boards (~$5each)~3 inch long wood screws2 eye bolts Tools Tools:DrillMiter saw (skill saw will work too)Screw driverTape measurePencil First Cutting All The Pieces For descriptive reasons I will use the terms "Board 1, Board 2, and Board 3"Cut on...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:34:54 PDT
Mobile Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sign/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:57:37 PDT
Downhill wooden vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Downhill-wooden-vehicle/
Downhill wooden vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/N20K/HXHRASJL/FZBN20KHXHRASJL.SMALL.jpg ivver Hi everyone! In this instructable I'll show you one of my vehicles which I made. I made this one about 5 years ago (then I was 13), back then I had some old Samsung phone (and a lot of Oak planks) with which I took those pictures and video, too bad that I only have 2 pictures, but, I have video too,...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:43:38 PDT
Cheap Mortar Racks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Mortar-Racks/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:29:27 PDT
Summer Fruit Trays http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Fruit-Trays/
Summer Fruit Trays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make these colorful summer trays for your next outdoor meal using basic wood table rounds found at any hardware store. Use thin metal spoons for the handles. Watch how to make them here! You'll need Two 1" x 18" table roundsThin metal spoons *make sure you can bend them Rit Liquid Dye in Sun...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:18:42 PDT
College Team Mascot Animal Decoration Painted http://www.instructables.com/id/College-Team-Mascot-Animal-Decoration/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:31:15 PDT
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Wine-Barrel-Coffee-Table/
Oak Wine Barrel Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/M0GI/HXG6PNE6/FV1M0GIHXG6PNE6.SMALL.jpg johnwhitmarsh This table top was made from the cross sections of salvaged wine barrels. It was my first wine barrel project from a couple years ago, and it was a real joy to make. I went through a salvaged wood phase in my art career that hit me pretty strongly and I had to get it out of my system. I'm not su...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:36:17 PDT
Simple Wind Turbine Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Wind-Turbine-Stand/
Simple Wind Turbine Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/C1LL/HXLD74UE/FK7C1LLHXLD74UE.SMALL.jpg 90mp11 Hi there. I've recently been working with a charity in the UK called EWB UK (Engineers Without Borders) who run Outreach workshops in schools to encourage children to think about a future in Engineering.One of these workshops (Power to the World) gets the students to think about how electricity affe...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:44:53 PDT
Experimenting with 'wood silicone' http://www.instructables.com/id/Experimenting-with-wood-silicone/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:44:32 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Wooden Paper Towel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Paper-Towel-Holder/
Wooden Paper Towel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A domestic request from my bride. I used ash and plywood to make a new paper towel holder for my kitchen. The finish is enamel, but any film finish would work. This is a simple project, but dead useful. I really like the plywood lamination, but it is a bit more work during the sanding section, but ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:55:53 PDT
Homemade longboard made of Oak http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-longboard-made-of-Oak/
Homemade longboard made of Oak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G2H2/HXD60WN1/F9GG2H2HXD60WN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G2H2/HXD60WN1/F9GG2H2HXD60WN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/G2H2/HXD60WN1/F9GG2H2HXD60WN1.SMALL.jpg ivver Hello!I made this longboard a year ago and decided to show you how did I made it. This board is not flexible at all, and it's heavy, but it would be the real challenge to break it. The wood which I took is Oak, it's great wood for construction because it is hard and firmly. Main goal of this board i...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:06:52 PDT
How To Make a Dust Expulsion System http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Dust-Expulsion-System/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 07:40:25 PDT
Catapult Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Catapult-Bottle-Opener/
Catapult Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/8ZWT/HXC4QEXZ/F9A8ZWTHXC4QEXZ.SMALL.jpg keineAhnung Hello,I want to present you my prototype of a bottle opener, which reminds me of some kind of catapult.First of all, here's a video of how it worksIn the video you cant see how far the bottle cap flies, but i can tell you: It flies through the whole room and you might have to search it. And beware: ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 06:24:36 PDT
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Premium-deck-railing-from-2x4-and-2x6-construction/
Premium deck railing from 2x4 and 2x6 construction lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/W2VZ/HXCAOPTD/FSNW2VZHXCAOPTD.SMALL.jpg Tvframe I called a company that specializes in exterior wood railing and massive post. I have a pretty large concrete balcony (14x22ft).The estimate for the job....5000$..So I decided that I could do close to the same thing for less...how much less ?A lot less. It cost me about 300$ - 350$ for the 3 x 5 1/4...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:26:46 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT