Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:34:26 PST BLOX v1.01 Carved Wood Owl Caricatures - Owl You Need Is Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-Wood-Owl-Caricatures-Owl-You-Need-Is-Love/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:01:49 PST
Hand Burnt Beer Types Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Burnt-Beer-Types-Bottle-Opener/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:38:29 PST
3D Laser Cut Framed Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Laser-Cut-Framed-Painting/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:56:33 PST
DIY vacuum bag on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-vacuum-bag-on-a-budget/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:04:32 PST
My Tiny Ukulele Shop with down draft table http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Tiny-Ukulele-Shop-with-down-draft-table/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:47:10 PST
How to make a pair of bellows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pair-of-bellows/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:07:35 PST
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Wooden-Tackle-Box/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:58:04 PST
Wood Chisel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Chisel-Holder/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:05:54 PST
Pinball Playfield Rotisserie http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball-Playfield-Rotisserie/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:33:59 PST
Building A Low Cost Stirling Engine for Power Generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Low-Cost-Stirling-Engine-for-Power-Gene/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:24:53 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Recover-Exhaust-Energy/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Portable Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hot-Tub/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:53:40 PST
Chocolate Fondue vs MakeyMakey http://www.instructables.com/id/Chocolate-Fondue-vs-MakeyMakey/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:42:57 PST
Makita 18v LXT Lithium-ion Battery Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Makita-18v-LXT-Lithium-ion-Battery-Repair/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:20 PST
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
Make a power tool battery multipurpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-power-tool-battery-multipurpose/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:59:50 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Mills Vest Pocket Slot Machine Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Mills-Vest-Pocket-Slot-Machine-Restoration/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:46:45 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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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-mdf-mold-and-solder-castingor-how-I-pimped-my-/
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Taking advantage of the low melting point of lead free solder I was able to create a simple mold out of mdf with my cnc machine. Lead free solder as well as pewter has a high tin content which melts at around 220 degrees Celsius.This makes it ideal for mdf mold making.It also allows more detail on t...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:38:19 PST
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) http://www.instructables.com/id/timber-bud-vase-aged-by-burning-fence-post-alterna/
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning I had to make some bud vases for a wedding. A fence post was the perfect look for what I needed but I only had one post which would only make half the vases I needed.Using an angle grinder and a butane touch I could give a similar aged effect to the timber. The pictures above show the final bud vase...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:45:09 PST
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Solar-Powered-Algae-Cultivation/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:07:47 PST
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-an-oval-with-abandoned-drawer-knobs/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:54:23 PST
How to make a wood mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-mallet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
how to make a solar cell phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-solar-cell-phone-charger/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:56 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
Cheap and Easy Solar Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Solar-Heater/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:40:04 PST
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sawhorse-strong-cheap-easy/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:44 PST
DIY LED BULB: $20 for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bulb-with-active-cooling-system/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:20:39 PST
Potted fence panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-fence-panels/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:19:03 PST
Lost Foam Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Foam-Casting/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:05:42 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
Skeleton Arm, Made by Penguin Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Arm-Made-by-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:42 PST
Making Lockpicks From Hacksaw Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lockpicks-From-Hacksaw-blades/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:28:06 PST
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Grommet-Tool-Belt/
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead I lead tinkering sessions with kids, which means that I'm always on my feet, and always stick tools and materials in my pockets to get them out of the way or have them available at a moment's notice. This means that I wind up with wildly packed pockets and have to be careful not to throw a sharpie i...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:34 PST
Painting Terra Cotta Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Terra-Cotta-Pots/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:45:21 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snake-Trouble-Light-Lamp/
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Wedge it in a crack. Get some light behind the refrigerator to inspect or under the couch to find that lost screw. Coil the en...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
How to colour steel with HEAT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-colour-steel-with-HEAT/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:14 PST
Salvage carboard pipe shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-carboard-pipe-shelf/
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SMALL.jpg briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-... )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 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
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
Laser Cut Settlers of Catan Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Settlers-of-Catan-Board/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:05:42 PST
USB Power Socket in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-Socket-in-the-Car/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:47:20 PST
Wine Barrel Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Fire-Pit/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:50:27 PST
Window Trimming the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Trimming-the-Easy-Way/
Window Trimming the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/VEJF/I6HSH35Y/FBQVEJFI6HSH35Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/VEJF/I6HSH35Y/FBQVEJFI6HSH35Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/VEJF/I6HSH35Y/FBQVEJFI6HSH35Y.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins There's nothing warmer than the morning sun coming through an open window. After many winter months with the house being closed up, the fresh air of spring is a welcome guest. When my sister moved into her house, she was a little indifferent about her basic window trimmings. After some poking and pr...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:44:53 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