Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:38:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/REVOLVE-A-hardware-less-coffee-table/
REVOLVE // A hardware-less coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/7HOT/HY5NO2EM/FPZ7HOTHY5NO2EM.SMALL.jpg Nesserz So last year when I had a bit of down time before moving from icy Calgary to sunny-ish San Francisco. I thought I would try my hand at 123D Make and use it to create a piece of furniture that required no hardware for assembly. I wanted to do this for my IKEA challenged friends who never seem to unde...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:33:47 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using b...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Cast Concrete Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Concrete-Lamp/
Cast Concrete Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/9TFN/HY3Z98CE/FMK9TFNHY3Z98CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/9TFN/HY3Z98CE/FMK9TFNHY3Z98CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/9TFN/HY3Z98CE/FMK9TFNHY3Z98CE.SMALL.jpg blancefitz I think this is a fairly simple project for those of you that want to get your feet wet casting concrete. This was the second cast concrete project that I ever tried and I think it turned out pretty good. There are a few nuances that make it a little more advanced than making a stepping stone or a...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:42:39 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
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-acetone-lamp-from-reused-materials/
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 I must confess it, I have a weakness for lamps, basically I feel attracted to anything that emits light, I've made oil lamps, gas lamps, I've used LED's, neon bulbs,... I've tested many forms of creating light, but very few as beautiful as this one. In this instructable I'll show you how to create a...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:26:12 PDT
Truck Bed Utility Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Truck-Bed-Utility-Rack/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:36:52 PDT
Solar Battery Charger For Your Cordless Power Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Battery-Charger-For-Your-Cordless-Power-Tool/
Solar Battery Charger For Your Cordless Power Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y4ED/HY12FVYP/F9HY4EDHY12FVYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y4ED/HY12FVYP/F9HY4EDHY12FVYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/Y4ED/HY12FVYP/F9HY4EDHY12FVYP.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Solar power is a great way to get electricity out to a remote project site. One simple way to do this is to use a solar panel to charge the batteries of your cordless power tools. In this project, I am going to show you several ways that you can do that.Safety Note: Any time that you use a DIY batte...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:06:28 PDT
Shock Mounts for Eames Fiberglass Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shock-Mounts-for-Eames-Fiberglass-Chairs/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:53:30 PDT
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1lb-Boxed-Screw-Storage-Rack/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:38 PDT
Leather Handgrips http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Handgrips/
Leather Handgrips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/GXEN/HY12CCOC/F47GXENHY12CCOC.SMALL.jpg Quanah I decided to make a pair of leather handgrips for my bicycle that I just put a gas motor kit on. This was a fun project, and adds a nice handmade touch that I was looking for. Things needed:1. Artificial sinew (Tandy Leather)2. Beading needles (Tandy Leather)3. Sewing awl (Tandy Leather)4. Exac...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 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
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Concrete Coffee Table from Recycled Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Coffee-Table-from-Recycled-Materials/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:12:26 PDT
Toilet paper roll - lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-paper-roll---lamp/
Toilet paper roll - lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/UY4M/F7PCMVVY/FBAUY4MF7PCMVVY.SMALL.jpg ale anton What to do with the toilet paper tubes? Since 1879 when the [ttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet_paper Scott Paper] Company sells the first toilet paper on a roll, the remainig tube have been discarted. Now you can reuse them to make this fabolus lamp. materials 32 toilet paper tubes 1 stapler 1 ...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2007 10:32:19 PDT
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Custom Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Lego-Table/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:41 PDT
Canucks Hydrodip/Paint Job http://www.instructables.com/id/Canucks-HydrodipPaint-Job/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:05:37 PDT
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Book/
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SMALL.jpg wholman “It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftEvery Day Carry (EDC) is a small collection of useful things. It is also a system for framing the world through the lens of acti...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:54 PDT
Secret door that looks like an 8' fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-that-looks-like-an-8-fence/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:07:39 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
Kinship Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger In life, we depend on one another to succeed and to simply survive. This is true in small communities, and in the greater scope of human existence. The goal of this vase is to demonstrate the notion of interdependence and the importance of community. No single unit functions without the support of o...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Zombicide Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombicide-Storage-Boxes/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:27:02 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-ShelfCoat-Rack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Wine-Bottle-Corks/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:51:46 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BNBQ/HXW3570Z/FD0BNBQHXW3570Z.SMALL.jpg alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Surely at some point in every man's life (and no doubt many women's too), probably after watching Conan the Barbarian or Highlander, he has had the desire to build his own sword. This instructable will show you how.Note that I am a beginner to this kind of metalworking, and this project was an exper...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:48:52 PDT
Large 24 Plant Hydroponic System from recycled 2 Liter Soda Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-24-Plant-Hydroponic-System-from-recycled-2-L/
Large 24 Plant Hydroponic System from recycled 2 Liter Soda Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/G6LG/HXUOY7FR/FDBG6LGHXUOY7FR.SMALL.jpg SoHa SMART There are 24 2L soda bottles that each hold an individual plant. Nutrient is pumped from the bottom reservoir to the top through 1/2" tubing and reduced into 1/4" tubing going into each of the top eight 2L soda bottles and is gravity drip-fed downward through remaining 16 bottles and back into the ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:43:25 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
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
Purple Ombre Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/72AX/HXTQ61YJ/F6W72AXHXTQ61YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/72AX/HXTQ61YJ/F6W72AXHXTQ61YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/72AX/HXTQ61YJ/F6W72AXHXTQ61YJ.SMALL.jpg Mimanne Making a unique and beautiful obmre dresser is probably easier then you think. Ombre means shaded or graduated in tone of color. Find an ugly duckling dresser Find a piece of furniture that is currently not something you want in your home, but has the potential to be your pride and joy. Supp...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
Fun Summer Beach Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Summer-Beach-Chairs/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:07:52 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/G3S9/HXSDQBC1/FDPG3S9HXSDQBC1.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 I have always wished to design and make furniture pieces that are uniquely meaningful and beautiful for our home. I was a power tool phobia who never even used a drill, until about 6 months ago, my wish became irresistible, so I took a 16 week woodworking class at our local college which happened to...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
How to propagate cacti!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-propagate-cacti/
How to propagate cacti!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/NCBH/HXRU6P71/F94NCBHHXRU6P71.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Succulents are awesome to fill theb home with, even cacti. Cacti, and other succulents, are easily propagated by cuttings. You can have a whole new plant growing in just a week!!! Here's how. Locate the subject!!! Find a pup on your cactus, or a leaf on your succulent, and make sure it is health...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Recycled Glass Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glass-Countertop/
Recycled Glass Countertop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8I52/HXRU333N/FWE8I52HXRU333N.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This bright blue recycled glass countertop was made as a shipping and packaging table in our Berkeley, CA warehouse. The countertop contains 75 pounds of recycled blue glass and 50 pounds of Surecrete’s Terrazzo Mix. The color is CHENG’s SmartColor Indigo and the entire project is sealed with Sur...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:44 PDT
Upcycled Collapsable Pallet Coffee Table (Easily Storable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Collapsable-Pallete-Coffee-Table-Easily-S/
Upcycled Collapsable Pallet Coffee Table (Easily Storable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/JBUG/HXQMY3C5/F9UJBUGHXQMY3C5.SMALL.jpg jackjconnery This Coffee Table was made from recycled Wood Pallets. This was my final Product Design A-level project that I felt that I should share with a community of other Craftsmen, Designers and Enthusiasts. Its main features are that of it's innovative collapsible legsfor easy of storage, the upcycling of ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:24:09 PDT
Metal Yard Flower(YART!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Yard-FlowerYART/
Metal Yard Flower(YART!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/UB30/HXLD5MCS/FZ7UB30HXLD5MCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/UB30/HXLD5MCS/FZ7UB30HXLD5MCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/UB30/HXLD5MCS/FZ7UB30HXLD5MCS.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This project was a tribute to an original idea a good friend made. I love working with the plasma cutter, mig, & stick welder. But my favorite thing is making something special out of discarded scrap around the shop Petal Fabricati I used two lengths for the petals. One was 21"•4" and the other w...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:55 PDT
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Hexagon-Plant-Pot/
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PFNZ/HXRU2PYK/FZ9PFNZHXRU2PYK.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I recently moved into a new flat, the larger amount of space finally allowed me to put some nice plants around the house. I picked up a nice palm from Ikea but couldn't find a pot that I liked. I've always wanted to make something using concrete so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Materials a...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:34:58 PDT
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Wine-Glass-Rack/
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HLWL/HXQMWV75/FEPHLWLHXQMWV75.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This is a handsome wine glass rack made from scrap wood and wooden dowels. It takes about an hour to make using only a few hand tools. Tools & Materials Tools: Circular sawHand drill7/16" drill bit + countersink bitPalm sanderTape measure, straight edge, & pencilMaterials: Scrap wood (I use...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:03:49 PDT
Handmade knife and Acid etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-knife-and-Acid-etching/
Handmade knife and Acid etching - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/SWP8/HXLMTN7L/FZ8SWP8HXLMTN7L.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hi! This week my dad will celebrate his 46th birthday, so I decided to make him a gift that's useful. Some time ago he used to go hunting regularly so he has one really good Italian handmade knife, but i hope that he will like this one too.Also this guy: Garra23 asked if i could make an instructable...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 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
IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
IKEA Futon Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/DBP4/HDRS607T/FW5DBP4HDRS607T.SMALL.jpg efraguada I wanted an upgrade from the typical collegiate Ikea wooden futon in the living room to a bit more stylish adult living room sofa. Researching couches & sofas I found; I could get a used one off craigslist (not a very stylish selection), a new one from Ikea, or the couches that I wanted--that I coul...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
Cable Damascus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Damascus/
Cable Damascus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia The modern connotation of Damascus steel is different from the original Damascus of the past. Historic Damascus steel referred to as crucible stee,l which had a very high carbon content and had a visible surface pattern because of its crystalline structure.Tthis Damascus steel, or Wootz steel, end...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Measuring tape holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-tape-holder/
Measuring tape holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/6ENK/HXMKUEV6/F2Y6ENKHXMKUEV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/6ENK/HXMKUEV6/F2Y6ENKHXMKUEV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/6ENK/HXMKUEV6/F2Y6ENKHXMKUEV6.SMALL.jpg EYSpace I always seem to misplace my measuring tape so I decided to give it its very own dedicated storage spot on my door organizer. It took only minutes to make using a piece of metal from an aluminum flashing sheet and I love it! I wish I would have done this sooner! Cut a strip of aluminum flashing ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:43:02 PDT
5 minute circle center finder gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-circle-center-finder-gauge/
5 minute circle center finder gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my quick tool for finding the center point of a dowel or any small circle.For the most part I'll use this to find the center of table legs so I can drill and install a threaded screw to attach to a mounting plate.It works on the same principle of connecting the corners diagonally on a square...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:02:29 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
Wooden Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Heard of a rag doll? Those often-homemade dolls built from scraps of fabric? Source of Raggedy Ann? I sometimes work with fabric, but lately I've been doing a lot with wood, and decided it was time to make a wooden toy from those scraps of wood I've been hoarding. It was also a good opportunity t...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
Cute Concrete Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/7P85/HXLMM6K5/F1P7P85HXLMM6K5.SMALL.jpg smori These cute concrete planters are an adorable addition to any home or garden! The molds are made of recyclable materials and concrete mix is very inexpensive to buy. You can switch up the plants in these planters to give these little guys a fresh new 'do. Gather Your Supplies To make the mold, you...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT