Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:12:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build A Two Level Cat Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-A-Two-Level-Cat-Tree/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:11:44 PDT
How to build a Giant Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Giant-Skateboard/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:20:32 PDT
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-french-curves/
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a set of wooden french curves using the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. French curves are very handy drafting tools, and for woodworkers they are great to have around the shop to lay out simple and attractive free-form curves on projects. I've bough...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:27:09 PDT
Making a Wooden Knife Grip http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Knife-Grip/
Making a Wooden Knife Grip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/OSKW/HUBWMTY6/FTMOSKWHUBWMTY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/OSKW/HUBWMTY6/FTMOSKWHUBWMTY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/OSKW/HUBWMTY6/FTMOSKWHUBWMTY6.SMALL.jpg charlesian2000 This is a fairly easy way to make a knife grip. The blade in this tutorial is from a previous Instructible. Making an Anglo-Saxon Sax The materials you will need :- 1 x knife blade Some copper for the bolsters (or another metals you want to use, like some custom alloyed bronze an...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:15:06 PDT
How to make a wooden pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wooden-pen-1/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:08:17 PDT
Pirate Key Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Key-Hook/
Pirate Key Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OQUE/HUBWMTXQ/FD0OQUEHUBWMTXQ.SMALL.jpg mosspossum Here's Yar Keys!!! Materials used 1-3/4" brass cup hook1-#6 brass finish washer1-small brass screw eye1- 8" X 6" wood plaque (approx)1-picture hook2-screws for picture hook1-graphite paper (size of picture) 1-picture of a pirate1-woodburner tool Getting the pirate picture onto your wood. Once...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:17 PDT
NATURAL EDGE BOWL http://www.instructables.com/id/NATURAL-EDGE-BOWL/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 Here is a natural edge bowl and "I made it at the TechShop". And you can make one there also. I started with a crotch of cherry wood that I could not use in my wood. I knew it was from the fall cut and that would work great for an edge bowl. I first mounted it on the lathe the same as a spindle bet...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:26 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Sliding Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Sliding-Puzzle/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:39:38 PDT
New toolbox from pallet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/New-toolbox-from-pallet-wood/
New toolbox from pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/YE6F/HUAXIEK5/FC1YE6FHUAXIEK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/YE6F/HUAXIEK5/FC1YE6FHUAXIEK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/YE6F/HUAXIEK5/FC1YE6FHUAXIEK5.SMALL.jpg wrongname It is not a difficult project so I don't have too many pictures during the process. It is big enough to keep all my tools and other miscellaneous stuff out of my wife's sight. Win win! Pallet dismantled Using all the tool you have or you can imagine, dismantle the pallet carefully. Try not t...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:41:49 PDT
The making off a toolbox and Adirondack chair out of oak http://www.instructables.com/id/The-making-off-a-toolbox-and-Adirondack-chair-out-/
The making off a toolbox and Adirondack chair out of oak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/4LLR/HUAV50XW/FCX4LLRHUAV50XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/4LLR/HUAV50XW/FCX4LLRHUAV50XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/4LLR/HUAV50XW/FCX4LLRHUAV50XW.SMALL.jpg HoutMot I made this toolbox and chair from some old oak board. I started with some oak boards, bought at a local supplier for nearly nothing. These had been laying around for quite some time, looking at the state they were in. The cleaned boards had just enough wood in them to make this nice toolbox and t...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:37:28 PDT
stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/stuff-2-3/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEG/GK17/HUAXJOQW/FEGGK17HUAXJOQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEG/GK17/HUAXJOQW/FEGGK17HUAXJOQW.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FEG/GK17/HUAXJOQW/FEGGK17HUAXJOQW.SMALL.jpg superalysson Bottle Ship Vintage-Style MP3 Radio Holocron: Build a Star Wars Thumb Drive Clone Trooper Mod STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:06:22 PDT
WiFi Enabled Puppy Condo http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Enabled-Puppy-Condo/
WiFi Enabled Puppy Condo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/9X55/HUAB21B5/FGG9X55HUAB21B5.SMALL.jpg larryservin When I got my puppy in a box I didn't want him to be cooped up in only one box so I taped a few boxes together with "doors" from one to the other. From this I got the Idea to create a real miniature condo for my puppy. Since I've been working with electronics for years I had to incorporate them in...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:57:45 PDT
Extreme fabrication with Corian™ Solid Surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-fabrication-with-Corian-Solid-Surface/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:10:41 PDT
Star Wars Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Wall-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my Star Wars wall clock. It is in the shape of the rebel alliance symbol. made from walnut and maple, then cut out on the band saw, and begrudgingly shaped and sanded for hours at my work bench. I finished it with wipe on poly, I find myself humming "The Throne Room Theme"  as I check the t...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:22:59 PDT
Step by Step Clock- 2 sided CNC wood surfacing with Shopbot router http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-by-Step-Clock-2-sided-CNC-wood-surfacing-with/
Step by Step Clock- 2 sided CNC wood surfacing with Shopbot router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/00GO/HU8456Z5/FGX00GOHU8456Z5.SMALL.jpg alepalan I really like wooden sculpted objects, there is something subtle and refined about wood crafted pieces. I wanted to explore the Shopbot to make 3d surfacing in objects that were designed digitally and then export it to the machine to make the work for me. I decided to start with a clock I designed...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:40:57 PDT
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-kiteboardwakeskatelongboard/
DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/51H4/HU844OYJ/FKK51H4HU844OYJ.SMALL.jpg sabladask DIY kiteboard/wakeskate/longboard This isnstructable will contain information on how to build a kiteboard, the same building method can also be used to make several other boards(wakeboard, skateboard, wakeskate etc.). Materials needed: Epoxy resin Wood (with few knots) Hardwood, (cumaj...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:57:43 PDT
10 Inch Wood Letters Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Inch-Wood-Letters-Logo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello there My Fellow Instructables.. Here i have 10 Inch Wood Letters  " Logo" I used Pine Wood 3 Pcs  3 Feet Long By 2 Inches Wide 3/4 Inch Thick. Using The Table Saw i Cut Them Into 3 Pcs About 5 mm Thick.  Then Using A template. I Created 3 Letters. 10" Tall  9 " Wide  & 2 " Thick. The Body ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:20:30 PDT
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Tips-for-cutting-complex-curves-on-a-bandsaw/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:39:11 PDT
The Making of A Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-A-Picture-Frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SMALL.jpg ytareke1988 I thought I would share the process of making a picture frame for my bathroom wall. The most challenging part is cutting the pieces correctly, other than that it's a pretty simple process. Meet Emona Lisa.
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:42:22 PDT
cheap,easy to bulid portable work bench http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-and-easy-to-bulid-portable-work-bench/
cheap,easy to bulid portable work bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/8HW1/HU8O955B/FY08HW1HU8O955B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/8HW1/HU8O955B/FY08HW1HU8O955B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/8HW1/HU8O955B/FY08HW1HU8O955B.SMALL.jpg BTKnives here is a project me and my dad made I think this is a pretty cool idea, when I showed him he said he would love to help, please let me know if you like it  drawing design this design is drawn on graph paper in my design each block= 1 inch buy your materials I went to Lowes and bought two 2x...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:20:02 PDT
Table saw sled for precise angled cuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-saw-sled-for-precise-angled-cuts/
Table saw sled for precise angled cuts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1F/3GB6/HU7Q1S66/F1F3GB6HU7Q1S66.SMALL.jpg Bill WW There are plenty of table saw sled designs, here and elsewhere, on the Internet. A sled is an excellent addition to your table saw, and is usually intended to make precise 90 degree cuts. But occasionally you need to make a precise angled cut, as is required if you are doing segmented wood turning o...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:23:02 PDT
Building a Bass Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Bass-Guitar/
Building a Bass Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UEX0/HU7BAS0O/FRZUEX0HU7BAS0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UEX0/HU7BAS0O/FRZUEX0HU7BAS0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UEX0/HU7BAS0O/FRZUEX0HU7BAS0O.SMALL.jpg rolfskylark This Instructable is for building a bolt on neck, 5 string bass guitar, however all these steps are applicable for a guitar or 4 string bass as well. This project requires that you have woodworking skills and you know how to to safely use all of the tools stated below. For this project I used ov...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:43:15 PDT
Pallet Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Doors/
Pallet Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/F27Q/HU6RZGHM/F6BF27QHU6RZGHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/F27Q/HU6RZGHM/F6BF27QHU6RZGHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/F27Q/HU6RZGHM/F6BF27QHU6RZGHM.SMALL.jpg aaristotelous Collect The Pallets Search for the best quality pallets.Should not be weathered or dry! Dismantle the pallets and clean it with planner. Measure and Cut After cleaning the pallets , measure the door frame and cut the wood.Connect the pieces together.Vernish and install it.
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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 08:23:29 PDT
How to mill a perfect circle in Corian to make a vacuum seal for a wood kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-mill-a-perfect-circle-in-Corian-to-make-a-v/
How to mill a perfect circle in Corian to make a vacuum seal for a wood kiln - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/GRX8/HU6BHLCK/F6RGRX8HU6BHLCK.SMALL.jpg CWKr I'm building a Vacuum Kiln to dry wood.  It is made out of 12" PVC Pipe -- See How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe I'm using the solid surface counter-top material Corian since it is not porous and it is relatively strong and a 1" thick slab will not deflect / fail (crack shatter) when under ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:38:13 PDT
Sandpaper Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Tip/
Sandpaper Tip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EJ5X/HU69VVR0/FSJEJ5XHU69VVR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EJ5X/HU69VVR0/FSJEJ5XHU69VVR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EJ5X/HU69VVR0/FSJEJ5XHU69VVR0.SMALL.jpg solobo Make your sandpaper last by folding it like a pro. I saw this in a magazine a while ago, and it changed my life. So obvious, so useful, so easy. If you fold your sandpaper this way, there are are no sand-on-sand sections wearing each other out. Each sand side is protected by paper. It's beautiful. ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:24:45 PDT
Cedar Fence Picket Outdoor Bar / Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Fence-Picket-Outdoor-Bar-Countertop/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:03:51 PDT
Simply Harley Davidson Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Simply-Harley-Davidson-Clock/
Simply Harley Davidson Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/KSAQ/HU5TH0G0/FEPKSAQHU5TH0G0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/KSAQ/HU5TH0G0/FEPKSAQHU5TH0G0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/KSAQ/HU5TH0G0/FEPKSAQHU5TH0G0.SMALL.jpg jlepack I really love motorcycles especially Harley Davidson so I made a nice clock for my living room wall. Like my other instructable, I don't include many measurements just simple steps on how I made the clock. It's really easy. Here's how I made mine.list of materials1/4" plywoodOld clockSandpaperA dril...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:05:25 PDT
Garden Gate in an Afternoon With Zero Metal Fasteners http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Gate-in-an-Afternoon-With-Zero-Metal-Fasten/
Garden Gate in an Afternoon With Zero Metal Fasteners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/U6V4/HU5TGWXP/FJMU6V4HU5TGWXP.SMALL.jpg anarnold This is a simple gate design that's strong, light and fun to build. It should be do-able in an afternoon, but requires a small amount of joinery. If, like me, you're pretty handy, but interested in building your woodworking skills, then this is perfect for you. This would also make a good teaching...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:20:59 PDT
Remove laser etching residue from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-laser-etching-residue-from-wood/
Remove laser etching residue from wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/J9IM/HU54NKK8/FFTJ9IMHU54NKK8.SMALL.jpg lime3D I made it at TechShop When etching wood on a laser etcher, the process can leave a residue on the surface. Many people recommend placing masking tape on the surface prior to etching. This will certainly work, but then you are left with having to remove small pieces of tape, and the power and fo...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:21:44 PDT
How to make a red oak bow #8 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-red-oak-bow-8/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WUHQ/HU5TGOQI/FNNWUHQHU5TGOQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WUHQ/HU5TGOQI/FNNWUHQHU5TGOQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/WUHQ/HU5TGOQI/FNNWUHQHU5TGOQI.SMALL.jpg geronimogo This is the video that completes my "How to make a red oak longbow series.  There are a few more suplemental videos, but after this video you should be able to let that arrow fly.
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:11:42 PDT
Pinned mortise and tenon construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinned-mortise-and-tenon-construction/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:24 PDT
Laser cut wooden maps with public data http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-maps-with-public-data/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:24:30 PDT
Trash to Treasure Doll-House http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Treasure-Doll-House/
Trash to Treasure Doll-House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie My fiance brought home a doll house the neighbor was trashing. It was badly beaten and abused and had definitely seen better days, but we could fix it. We decided to give it an overhaul and gift it to her best friends daughter. Dis-assembly This house is a pretty nice one. It came apart pretty ea...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:47:26 PDT
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-MP3-Radio/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:10 PDT
Pergola http://www.instructables.com/id/Pergola/
Pergola - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SMALL.jpg aaristotelous fabric pergola Mesure Your Free Space Actually i can't say anything further because it depends on the free space you have to make this pergola. Because in cyprus we need to protect from the sun firstly and then from rain this is the reason why i end it with fabric, a kind similar to canvas.Anw, i...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:11:42 PDT
How to build a bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bench-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:17:41 PDT
Plywood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Bowl/
Plywood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 This is another in my series of test bowls that "I made it at TechShop". I have been working on things to use to build up a bowl. I hope you enjoy the process. www.techshop.ws Parts So here are the parts to make the bowl. I did not measure these that are to be quick. But cut the plywood into squ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:51 PDT
Not Just for Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Just-for-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 I started making wood tools for glassblowing so years ago and would spend allot of time making these little paddle ( a tool we use) key chains as giveaway ads. Cut each one out on the band saw and then brand the information in. Then one day at one of my "I made it at TechShop" sessions it hit me. I ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:26 PDT
Antique Door TV Cabinet with secret sliding drawer and electric lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Door-TV-Cabinet-with-secret-sliding-drawer/
Antique Door TV Cabinet with secret sliding drawer and electric lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SMALL.jpg kingcarpenter I had old antique door and wanted to do something with it.  My wife had been bugging me for a new tv cabinet.  I sketched a few designs and this is the one I went with.  I wanted to keep the door basically the same size, so it would be recognizable as a door.  If you like my instructable please vote...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:52:25 PDT
Turned wood pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-wood-pen/
Turned wood pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 Here are the steps used to turn a wooden pen that "I made it at TechShop". I got the pen kit from an outside supplier and I think the TechShop should have this as a make-it class. The wood was some cherry scrap I found in the shop. www.techshop.ws
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:27:26 PDT
Card Catalog Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Catalog-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:56:54 PDT
Periodic table of the elements blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-table-of-the-elements-blocks/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:13 PDT
Portable Lap Desk & TechShop Tool Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Lap-Desk-TechShop-Tool-Kit/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:47:43 PDT
Homemade Tablesaw Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Portable-Workstation/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:08:29 PDT
Wooden Display Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Display-Box/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:07:19 PDT
Secret door bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-bookcase/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:56:11 PDT
Pirate Treasure Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Treasure-Chest/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:26:09 PDT
Decorative Kleenex Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Kleenex-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SMALL.jpg JMalmborg This is a nice decorative Kleenexbox Cover that was made with the laser cutter at TechShop in Chandler, AZ I found a website that will make a layout for a box and though I could use it for making my first laser cutter project. The website is http://boxmaker.rahulbotics.com/  I put in the dimensions ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:24:03 PDT
Wine tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-tray/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SMALL.jpg FS2010 For this wine tray I used 2 MDF boards 50cm x 25cm – one for the base and one as a top shelf. Aluminum pipe was sawed to 3 same parts - 15cm each one. In a base plate I drilled 3 through holes and then hollows, about 5 mm depth. On the next step I attached top board to the base in reason to drill 3 ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:06:34 PDT
Table for cartomancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-for-cartomancy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SMALL.jpg FS2010 After listening of some gothic band, I decided to make table for spirit seances or cartomancy :) I just drew and sawed needed shapes from a MDF - one board 60cm x 40cm for the table plate, and 2 boards 40cm x 30cm for the legs. "Mysterious symbols" were printed from internet and transferred with car...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:08:37 PDT