Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:16:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
How To Reuse Zip-ties http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Reuse-Zip-ties/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:07:14 PDT
Cross Hole Drilling In Round Rod Stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Hole-Drilling-In-Round-Rod-Stock/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:18:23 PDT
End Tables Made From Fencing Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Tables-Made-From-Fencing-Boards/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:25:48 PDT
How to make a Japanese lampshade. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Japanese-lampshade/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:37:26 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Rustic napkin holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-napkin-holders/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:47:51 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
Soccer Ball Lamp Shade with Yin Yang connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Soccer-Ball-Lamp-Shade-with-Yin-Yang-connections/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:54:37 PDT
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Standing-Workbench-No-Screws-Needed/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:53:52 PDT
Rustic decking and table top from tree trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
Rooting Cuttings in Florist Wet Foam http://www.instructables.com/id/Rooting-Cuttings-in-Florist-Wet-Foam/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:37:39 PDT
Make Your Own Velcro Backed Sanding Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Velcro-Backed-Sanding-Pads/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 13:25:12 PDT
Office Door Turned Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Door-Turned-Headboard/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:03 PDT
Constellation Organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Constellation-Organizers/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:40:22 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS http://www.instructables.com/id/Frontier-Style-Workmate-NO-POWER-TOOLS/
'Frontier Style' Workmate - NO POWER TOOLS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/SZJK/HYU8EP8R/FHTSZJKHYU8EP8R.SMALL.jpg bricobart To me, working wood is one of the best ways to exit stress - after running after midnight, computer throwing (to bad people), melonspitting (try it, it's not so easy as it seems), clay kitten shooting and good ol' beerdrinking.So one inglorious day I decided to make a kind of "outdoor workmate". Wh...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:43:24 PDT
Fishpond fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/FishpondFountain/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:27:33 PDT
The Drill Bit Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drill-Bit-Rack/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:16:42 PDT
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosscut-Sled-for-your-Table-Saw/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:37 PDT
Vacuum Former at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Former-at-Home/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:42:38 PDT
Beehive shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-shelves/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Stargate Privacy Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Privacy-Vault/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Laser cut stencil bandana http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-stencil-bandana/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:10:22 PDT
Drill press for ~$20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-for-20-21/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:50:59 PDT
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Turning a compact metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-compact-EDC-pen/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:58:44 PDT
Faux Stone Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Painting/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:54:01 PDT
THE JEEP CAVE FLOOR http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-JEEP-CAVE-FLOOR/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:38:15 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Floating-Lanterns/
Watermelon Floating Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/IHKB/HYNYRLAR/FFJIHKBHYNYRLAR.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 Water is magical, fire is magical, when a little bit of fire is floating on the water, it's super magical!If you are camping by a lake or at a pool gathering, chances are there will be watermelons! Before taking the melon rinds to the compost bin, why not let them shine one more time, and add some m...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
Portable Fresnel Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Fresnel-Solar-Oven/
Portable Fresnel Solar Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/PZ3W/HYNYNFRY/FSBPZ3WHYNYNFRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/PZ3W/HYNYNFRY/FSBPZ3WHYNYNFRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/PZ3W/HYNYNFRY/FSBPZ3WHYNYNFRY.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Those sun rays traveled 150 million kilometers to get here, the least you can do is put them to good use. If you are looking to harness the power of the sun to cook your favorite casserole or crumble, then you need only to build a Fresnel Solar Oven. This is not the first solar oven featured on Ins...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:41:13 PDT
Architecture In The Making: Learn To Grow / Grow To Learn Facade Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-In-The-Making-Learn-To-Grow-Grow-To-L/
Architecture In The Making: Learn To Grow / Grow To Learn Facade Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SMALL.jpg adammarcus Designers: Taole Chen, Joshua Evans, Mallory Van NessThis project is the product of an architecture design studio taught by Adam Marcus (Variable Projects) and Margaret Ikeda & Evan Jones (ASSEMBLY) at California College of the Arts Division of Architecture in spring, 2014. The studio, titled "Archi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:28:26 PDT
Build the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Flying-Merkel/
Build the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/NNDO/HYLDMG75/FYENNDOHYLDMG75.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch So this isn't so much a "how to" as it is a "how did". Here is how I built the Worlds Smallest Flying Merkel using some bits of wire and a few other odds and ends. This model is based on the 1911 Flying Merkel board track racer. I've attached a couple of pictures of the real deal. At their curre...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:07:08 PDT
Lace-Up Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Up-Chair/
Lace-Up Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/1PRX/HYPNXQC6/FLF1PRXHYPNXQC6.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON If you want to use CAD software to design complex geometry, you don't have to have expensive CNC machines to make the finished product. With a local copy shop and a little patience, you can produce just about anything you can design in the computer. This instructable shows you how.The Lace-Up Chair ...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:56:58 PDT
Caduceus Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Caduceus-Pen/
Caduceus Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/APOJ/HYJ3VQJ6/FOAAPOJHYJ3VQJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/APOJ/HYJ3VQJ6/FOAAPOJHYJ3VQJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/APOJ/HYJ3VQJ6/FOAAPOJHYJ3VQJ6.SMALL.jpg enieffac I have enrolled in an online summer Art Appreciation class that includes an original art project. This Instructable is my presentation of what I have created for my art class. As such, I will not be detailing lathe tool use techniques, etc.Tools:creativity, lathe with pen turning accessories, variou...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 23:02:20 PDT
Backyard Tiki Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Tiki-Bar/
Backyard Tiki Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZA/2ENU/HYJ3X902/FZA2ENUHYJ3X902.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell There's nothing like a tropical theme to properly set the tone for summer fun. So my co-worker Jonathan Odom and I set about to design a quick and easy-to-build backyard tiki bar that will be guaranteed to bring the Hawaiian party to any outdoor gathering. (Brainstorming session inspiration courtes...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:53:03 PDT
The Chisel Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chisel-Storage-Rack/
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Nothing says "class" like hand tools ... unless we're talking about my sweet tuxedo T-shirt worn in the workshop, but that is reserved for special projects.I decided it was time to step it up a bit and get fancy with some wood chisels. They aren't top of the line ... they probably aren't even middl...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:57 PDT
Solar Pool Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Pool-Heater-1/
Solar Pool Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/WI88/HY9Y4KIF/FRMWI88HY9Y4KIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/WI88/HY9Y4KIF/FRMWI88HY9Y4KIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/WI88/HY9Y4KIF/FRMWI88HY9Y4KIF.SMALL.jpg MartinMakes We got a small above ground pool for the kid's and so naturally Dad decided to find a way to heat it. Solar was the first step and a wood burning heater, the second step. Following is how I built the Solar Pool Heater.The Solar Heater works by letting the water in the black pipe heat in the sun for ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:13:27 PDT
What to do with an old spa http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-an-old-spa/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:29:35 PDT
How to build a treehouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-treehouse/
How to build a treehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/ND6G/HYE5YNUY/F77ND6GHYE5YNUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/ND6G/HYE5YNUY/F77ND6GHYE5YNUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/ND6G/HYE5YNUY/F77ND6GHYE5YNUY.SMALL.jpg makendo This particular design requires two or three trees (or branches) in close proximity. It was made over the course of several weekends using new, pressure-treated wood for the support structure and floor and an old fence was recycled for the sides. The roof is a camouflage-pattern tarp. It's not weath...
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Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:06:25 PDT
The secret to a bathroom river tile floor for $19.50 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-secret-to-a-bathroom-river-tile-floor-for-1950/
The secret to a bathroom river tile floor for $19.50 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/Q6LV/HY12LFJ1/FYGQ6LVHY12LFJ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/Q6LV/HY12LFJ1/FYGQ6LVHY12LFJ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/Q6LV/HY12LFJ1/FYGQ6LVHY12LFJ1.SMALL.jpg paxinbel I usually pick out a cheap field tile the 16"x16" are eighty cents a sqft. at Lowes. Then secret is to look on the bottom shelf and there are usually ripped bags of thinset and grout for 1/2 off or more. I was able to get a bag of thin set for 1/2 off $2.50 and a free bag of grout. My total cam...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:44:50 PDT
Vintage Style Garden Stake Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintagte-Style-Garden-Stake-Tripod/
Vintage Style Garden Stake Tripod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ZEV7/HYE5ZBVM/FP2ZEV7HYE5ZBVM.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak I wanted an appropriate tripod to go with my Vintage Camera Lamp.Sadly, I couldn't find anything locally that fit what I wanted. The only things I could find were antiques that were selling for hundreds of dollars. Since my purposes were purely decorative and I didn't need a fully functioning tripod...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 18:20:24 PDT
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Peg-Whiteboard-Hanging-System/
Dowel Peg Whiteboard Hanging System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/HRU0/HYFNWNV2/FUIHRU0HYFNWNV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/HRU0/HYFNWNV2/FUIHRU0HYFNWNV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/HRU0/HYFNWNV2/FUIHRU0HYFNWNV2.SMALL.jpg JimTiffinJr In my classroom makerspace, student-sized whiteboards were a vital part of the planning and feedback process used by my students in their ideation work.But when they weren't being used, they were always in the way. They were left leaning against tables or walls, and inevitably need to be moved a fe...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 03:32:57 PDT
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-USB-Solar-Wall-Socket-Solar-Socket/
Emergency USB Solar Wall Socket: Solar Socket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/V7NO/HYH36ZBS/FG9V7NOHYH36ZBS.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page for Solar Socket and pre-order a production model!https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/solar-socket-solar-powered-usb-wall-socketThe first ever solar powered USB home wall socket for emergency and everyday use! This work is licensed ...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 06:16:21 PDT
How to Make a Machette or Corn Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Machette-or-Corn-Knife-Handle/
How to Make a Machette or Corn Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/AEB8/HYCSWW2G/FBMAEB8HYCSWW2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/AEB8/HYCSWW2G/FBMAEB8HYCSWW2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/AEB8/HYCSWW2G/FBMAEB8HYCSWW2G.SMALL.jpg jbauer4 As you can see, this corn knife handle has seen better days. It was missing one of the rivets and was wrapped in electrical tape to hold it together. The handle being in such poor shape made it a dangerous tool to use. It was definitely way past time to replace the handle.This is my first Instruc...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:53:16 PDT
Styrene LED Strip Brackets http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Brackets-From-Styrene/
Styrene LED Strip Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/1EXK/HYC6DQJH/FAV1EXKHYC6DQJH.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu I bought a strip of Adafruit's RBG LEDs from Phenoptix. They come with a protective silicone sheath to stop moisture damaging them or metal shorting the pads. This is great but makes them pretty tricky to mount since it rules out tape or most glues.I wanted a semi-permanent method to mount my LED st...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 10:36:56 PDT
Fire Pit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Pit-Table/
Fire Pit Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/I7TD/HYFNVOED/FAQI7TDHYFNVOED.SMALL.jpg dethanb I've never been happy with what's available for the general public out there for a backyard fire pit. They are either too expensive, or don't suit the needs for what I was wanting. My goal was to have something I could sit around with family and friends, enjoy the nice ambiance of a flame, and be a...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 19:05:05 PDT
Rain Chains http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Chains/
Rain Chains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/5GKL/HYG04AJL/F0V5GKLHYG04AJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/5GKL/HYG04AJL/F0V5GKLHYG04AJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/5GKL/HYG04AJL/F0V5GKLHYG04AJL.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Rain chains are a kind of decorative downspout for a gutter system. Rain water pours out of the gutter and onto a series of rings or cups. These help to channel the water down to the ground where it is either stored in a rain barrel or simply diverted away from the building. A set of rain chains can...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:49:01 PDT
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Alaia-traditional-vintage-wood-surfboard/
Alaia - traditional wood surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/73W0/HYC61X9M/F8D73W0HYC61X9M.SMALL.jpg hujan Surf like in the old days!Shaping a traditional Alaia board from Paulownia planks... Step 1: get your boards ready & do some drawing You need:* 2 Paulownia wood planks (about 220cm x50cm x1.5cm) you can use any other wood, but Paulownia is nice and light and still robust* paper and pencil* sandpa...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 10:47:41 PDT