Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:53:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
MineCraft Heart (wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/MineCraft-Heart-wood/
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By: binarybug

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:20:42 PDT
Diesel Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Fish/
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By: Mrballeng

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:30 PDT
Asset Recovery II: Plasma TV Harvest http://www.instructables.com/id/Asset-Recovery-II-Plasma-TV-Harvest/
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By: BeachsideHank

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:34:11 PDT
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Recycled head mounts for Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-head-mounts-for-Dodocase-VR/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:15:09 PDT
Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Guide-to-Flux-Cored-Arc-MIG-Welding/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:46 PDT
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/ro-bo-di-na-tor-robot-style-Dodocase-google-cardbo/
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR Last tuesday I had the privilege to play with the dodocase (sort of google cardboard) at Fablab Breda (NL).While we where playing en searching for apps, I found the app "Glitcher VR". The app adds a layer on what the camera sees; for example Color Inverse. One of the 'filters' it has is a filter whe...
By: Mr_MdR

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:23:25 PDT
Icosahedron Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT
Easy In-Wall Theater Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-In-Wall-Theater-Rack/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:41:50 PDT
Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Band-Flyer-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:20:28 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
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By: Von Malegowski

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
Hidden Garage door opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Garage-door-opener-1/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:01:12 PDT
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) http://www.instructables.com/id/123D-Make-an-Awesomefill-in-the-blank-A-lamp-in-th/
123D Make an Awesome…...fill-in-the-blank. (A lamp in this case) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/E38T/I1C3WUPQ/FUXE38TI1C3WUPQ.SMALL.jpg PATHfab When I started my residency at Pier 9 just over a month ago, I wanted to quickly test out some of the machines I had recently received training on. One of those was the Metabeam Laser – a 400 watt laser with a 4’x4’ bed –a great prototyping machine! I didn’t want to spend a lot of time on these tes...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:25:34 PDT
Cool Off Using A Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Off-Using-A-Microwave-Oven/
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By: BeachsideHank

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:32:13 PDT
How to fix a Squeaky Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Squeaky-Dryer/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:23:03 PDT
Bandsaw Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Taxidermy/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:21:48 PDT
Fixing broken art http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-broken-art/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 05:34:49 PDT
Fixing my vacuum cleaner with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-my-vacuum-cleaner-with-Sugru/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:35:40 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Functional Leather Respirator http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Leather-Respirator/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:10:40 PDT
Making Elsa's Tiara from the Movie Frozen http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Elsas-Tiara-from-the-Movie-Fozen/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:34:17 PDT
How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Pallet Herb Trough http://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Flower-Bed-Trough/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:23:05 PDT
Paints organizer for figurines painters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paints-organizer-for-figurines-painters/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:57:41 PDT
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
creating tool handles by 3D printing and casting http://www.instructables.com/id/creating-tool-handles-by-3D-printing-and-casting/
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By: moshe.boruhin

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:32:04 PDT
DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-400-Watt-Wind-Turbine/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:07:32 PDT
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Minecraft-Figures-for-Haloween-or-whenever/
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SMALL.jpg Niedner Modelled after the games mobs they are 1 inch to one pixel in a simple resolution. So the creeper stands 24" tall and the Zombie 32" tall. Perfect for children to enjoy on Halloween or any time really.Very basic instructions follow. There are details in the video, more in the pictured details. Th...
By: Niedner

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT
Electric Motorbike http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Motorbike/
Electric Motorbike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QFB2/I1CC0BLV/FX8QFB2I1CC0BLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QFB2/I1CC0BLV/FX8QFB2I1CC0BLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QFB2/I1CC0BLV/FX8QFB2I1CC0BLV.SMALL.jpg swm5376 This project began with a free Razor Pocket Mod Scooter found on the side of the road. Although it didn't run, the frame was in good shape. I decided to use whatever parts I could salvage and combine them with a mountain bike and custom body to build a more powerful (and adult size) electric motor...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:22:09 PDT
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Notching-Jig-or-making-things-to-make-things/
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SMALL.jpg PATHfab It’s probably not often that you find yourself needing to notch the ends out of round dowels, but if you ever do then it probably makes sense to make a nice jig to do so. As a part of a larger ongoing project (yet to be instructabled) which uses a system of parametric joints or nodes to connect any ...
By: PATHfab

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:26:57 PDT
Winterize your garden with a cold frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Winterize-your-garden-with-a-cold-frame/
Winterize your garden with a cold frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/LGIH/I1B678FW/FIILGIHI1B678FW.SMALL.jpg warehouse32 If you live in the northern half of the US, then you probably have to deal with some pretty cold winters. Instead of having to move your plants indoors, or just waiting until the spring time, build a cold frame and extend your growing season all the way through fall and in some cases into the beginn...
By: warehouse32

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:27:51 PDT
Mustang Leather Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustang-Leather-Tool-Roll/
Mustang Leather Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SMALL.jpg tony.fantasia If you are on this site looking for things to make then you probably have sets of tools lying around or getting carried away by your 2 year old and stuffed in the bottom of a toy box or the oven compartment of their PlaySkool Kitchen set. A few months ago I made this tool roll that I quickly fell i...
By: tony.fantasia

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:14:49 PDT
Black out for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-out-for-your-car/
Black out for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0Y88/I1B64KBM/FIV0Y88I1B64KBM.SMALL.jpg brockdeland Hate chrome? Me too! Black out the chrome safely & easily with plasti dip. you will need -plasti dip spray in whatever color you want but we are "blacking out" so get the matte black at your home improvement store- tweezers are handy but not necessary - scrap sharp plastic is helpful - painters tape...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:14:09 PDT
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Leather-Power-Tool-Holster/
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Here's a way to use scrap leather pieces covered with fabric to make functional tool holsters for your tool belt.If you have been up a ladder trying to reach up higher than you should to sink a screw, you know that 1: Don't let go of your expensive drill/driver or else it will take a possibly fatal ...
By: caitlinsdad

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:40 PDT
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies http://www.instructables.com/id/IMPROVED-binder-clip-gpscell-phone-mount-from-offi/
IMPROVED binder clip gps/cell phone mount from office supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/1AM8/I1B62D7M/FUJ1AM8I1B62D7M.SMALL.jpg SPECTREcat I love this GPS and cell phone mount (seen here and here) and built several. However there are several flaws that make it impractical (especially in the winter):HEAT! Electronics hate heat. Especially batteries. My cell phone once warned of an overheating battery.The large binder clip won't firm...
By: SPECTREcat

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:03:55 PDT
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Layout-a-Pipe-Saddle-Cut/
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/1WGE/I1945IZ3/F371WGEI1945IZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/1WGE/I1945IZ3/F371WGEI1945IZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/1WGE/I1945IZ3/F371WGEI1945IZ3.SMALL.jpg hegure_ryu This last summer I was contacted my father who needed to layout the pattern for a saddle cut for an irrigation system he was installing. A saddle cut is a way of cutting one pipe to match the outside curved surface of another pipe. The resulting pattern will look like the profile of a saddle, a cu...
By: hegure_ryu

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:07:19 PDT
Repair Windows (not the OS) http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Windows-not-the-OS/
Repair Windows (not the OS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JWCV/I1AJH160/FN5JWCVI1AJH160.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JWCV/I1AJH160/FN5JWCVI1AJH160.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/JWCV/I1AJH160/FN5JWCVI1AJH160.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa If you have those old wooden windows, which haven't been painted and refreshed for a loooong time and you don't want to or can't buy new ones (which is a big investment)...maybe it is time to get things into your own hands and get the most you can from the old windows you have.This instructable is f...
By: Ginko Balboa

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:14:29 PDT
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
Hidden workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JTDU/I1945XER/FCSJTDUI1945XER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JTDU/I1945XER/FCSJTDUI1945XER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/JTDU/I1945XER/FCSJTDUI1945XER.SMALL.jpg sinzu I recently become a daddy ! That is definitively a good news. The bad news is that I had to quit my hobby workspace to change it into the baby's room. I wanted to keep a personal place to work on my hobby projects (mainly electronics). This place have to be nice viewing because it will not be in a d...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
Stone Sledge Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Sledge-Hammer/
Stone Sledge Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/QXAM/I19430G5/F1MQXAMI19430G5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/QXAM/I19430G5/F1MQXAMI19430G5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/QXAM/I19430G5/F1MQXAMI19430G5.SMALL.jpg wmusser This is a prop "hammer" I made for my girlfriends post-apocalyptic halloween costume. I think total this was less than $20 to make.The materials needed:1. 1" diameter dowel rod2. Two 1" inner diameter napkin rings (should be in the same isle as the dowel rod)3. Hot glue gun4. Paint (optional primer...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:23:24 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 This is just a quick little Instructable on a bath caddy I made for my wife's birthday. I was a bit rushed to finish it in time, so I apologize for the lack of photos for some steps. If you have any questions, I'd be more than happy to help!What you'll need:-Wood (The size of your bath caddy will di...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
Motorcycle Saddle Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Saddle-Bags/
Motorcycle Saddle Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4D24/I1942EZN/F9V4D24I1942EZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4D24/I1942EZN/F9V4D24I1942EZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/4D24/I1942EZN/F9V4D24I1942EZN.SMALL.jpg tony.fantasia If you ride a horse, or a bike, or you just want to look like the Marlboro Man the next time you walk into your local saloon you can make these little beauties. Saddle bags come in all shapes and sizes and can be decorated in any style and fashion (if style and fashion are important to the kind of p...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:05:51 PDT
Tetra Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetra-Table/
Tetra Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne Tabletop: Inner Triangles: Mahogany Inner Triangle Edges: Purple Heart Outer Middle Parallelograms: Mahogany 3x Hexagon Edge: Walnut Outer Octagon: Red OakTable Base: 3/4" Birch Ply 1" Steel Bar Custom BracketsDesigned in Rhinoceros 3DThe concept for this tabletop came from a floor design for a geod...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:11:24 PDT
Add a router table to a table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-router-table-to-a-table-saw/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:36:09 PDT
Under Stairs Pull Out Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Stairs-Pull-Out-Storage/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:19:57 PDT
Modifying A Letterpress Case With A Dremel Multi-max http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-A-Letterpress-Case-With-A-Dremel-Multi-m/
Modifying A Letterpress Case With A Dremel Multi-max - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/XZNW/I169EC4K/F5TXZNWI169EC4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/XZNW/I169EC4K/F5TXZNWI169EC4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/XZNW/I169EC4K/F5TXZNWI169EC4K.SMALL.jpg spork3000 Letterpress cases have long been used as a way to store small collectable items, especially for display. My wife, who is of partial Dutch heritage, has been one such collector since she was a child. We've got 2 full "letterbaks" of various origins, and we recently acquired a 3rd letterpress case to ...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:01:48 PDT
Reupholster Your Own Couch http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholster-Your-Own-Couch/
Reupholster Your Own Couch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/TE57/I169B7GK/FPTTE57I169B7GK.SMALL.jpg mmarrington If you have ever been a poor collage student (or just thrifty) you may have had to by a "craigslist special" couch at one point in your life. I think we all know the type...odd colors, ugly patterns, food stains from other peoples relatives. However, these couches all have one thing in common. Th...
By: mmarrington

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:26:59 PDT
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-and-Easy-Leather-Sheath-for-File/
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SMALL.jpg awillybilly This sheath was made to give my new file some protection as it tumbles around in the bottom of my tool bag. Gather Materials, Tools & Supplies During the course of this project I used the following tools, supplies, and materials.-Contact Cement-Razor blade or other suitable cutting device-Ruler/s...
By: awillybilly

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:46:03 PDT