Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:48:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Something from Nothing - DIY Solar heater from scrap bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Something-from-Nothing-DIY-Solar-heater-from-scrap/
Something from Nothing - DIY Solar heater from scrap bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/E2U1/I8VGN34Q/FCSE2U1I8VGN34Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/E2U1/I8VGN34Q/FCSE2U1I8VGN34Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/E2U1/I8VGN34Q/FCSE2U1I8VGN34Q.SMALL.jpg NewAge-2014 One day, while walking I stumbled upon illegal dumping ground in the outskirts of the village - a familiar scene in Bulgaria: green meadows, blue sky and... piles of garbage dumped by fellow humans. "One's trash is another's treasure", I said to myself and started collecting empty plastic bottles...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:42:05 PDT
Metal get well soon Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-get-well-soon-Card/
Metal get well soon Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/XHUW/I8UUW9F9/FLUXHUWI8UUW9F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/XHUW/I8UUW9F9/FLUXHUWI8UUW9F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/XHUW/I8UUW9F9/FLUXHUWI8UUW9F9.SMALL.jpg elyk_nerok Recently my best friend was diagnosed with a serious illness and so myself and my friend Mark decided to build him a metal get well soon card. What you will need Before you get started be aware this took over 24hours of work with even more then that in man hours. For this project you will need ...
By: elyk_nerok

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:35:45 PDT
DIY Grinding Machine by HDD(hard drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Grinding-Machine-by-HDDhard-drive/
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By: thomasya

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:45:18 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
By: xbremer

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Shop Cheats: Hook and Eye Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Cheats-Hook-and-Eye-Driver/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:51 PDT
Divisadero Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Divisadero-Chair/
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
By: xbremer

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
How to Change Your Engine Oil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Your-Engine-Oil-1/
How to Change Your Engine Oil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/URXS/I8U16AXS/FJLURXSI8U16AXS.SMALL.jpg jgarcia7296 Hello, My name is Jonathan and I will walk you step by step on how to do an oil change. I will be using my vehicle to demonstrate the proper procedure on how to change your engine oil. Know the Vehicle First know the year, make, and model of your vehicle to find out what viscosity of engine oil ...
By: jgarcia7296

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:11:08 PDT
Sandpaper Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Cutter-1/
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By: sbanas

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:56:33 PDT
Bottle cap microquadcopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Botle-cap-microquadcopter/
Bottle cap microquadcopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AYJG/I8SLS9KN/FWVAYJGI8SLS9KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AYJG/I8SLS9KN/FWVAYJGI8SLS9KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/AYJG/I8SLS9KN/FWVAYJGI8SLS9KN.SMALL.jpg jnora Because I couldn't wait for the new body shell for the hubsan x4 to come, I had to have an alternative to fly! So, after some hours thinking and trying several scrap objects, I finally found out that I could tight together 4 black paper clips and a part of a 5 liter water bottle. The clips clamp the...
By: jnora

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:45:43 PDT
Convert a Grindstone to Treadle Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Grindstone-to-Treadle-Power/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:17:11 PDT
Steel Bucket Hose Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Bucket-Hose-Holder/
Steel Bucket Hose Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0HLA/I8SLS0QO/FWZ0HLAI8SLS0QO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0HLA/I8SLS0QO/FWZ0HLAI8SLS0QO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/0HLA/I8SLS0QO/FWZ0HLAI8SLS0QO.SMALL.jpg rolltidehank We recently bought a 120' garden hose for our front yard. We had it temporarily coiled up in a pile but needed something that looks better. I checked Lowes, Home Depot, and Sam's Club to see what kind of hose pots they had available. In my opinion they were all ugly or extremely over priced. I check...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:32:54 PDT
GlitterBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/GlitterBoard/
GlitterBoard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LBCE/I8UUUIKS/FUMLBCEI8UUUIKS.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Introducing GlitterBoard, the resin and glitter composite. I had been brainstorming what to use as the secondary material, aside from the resin. So, as I was scrolling throught the contest section, I saw the glitter challenge. Immediately, I thought, I used glitter in preschool, why would I use it a...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:55 PDT
Waterwise Arrangement. http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterwise-Plant-Arrangement-for-Very-Sunny-Area/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:15:21 PDT
Spice Rack Bandsaw Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Spice-Rack-Bandsaw-Drawers/
Spice Rack Bandsaw Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/TWLP/I8SLPDYG/F91TWLPI8SLPDYG.SMALL.jpg bongodrummer Our story starts when I finished making a disc sander and yearned to use it to make something nice and curvy. A bandsaw box style thing seemed the perfect little project to put it through its paces. Unfortunately the the first attempt was a bit of a fail (see the first video). But fortunately it foc...
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:21:57 PDT
How to replace a CV boot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-CV-boot/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:47:17 PDT
Mirror Finishing A Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Finishing-A-Metal/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:09:27 PDT
A Basic Clean for Outdoor AC Units http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Outdoor-AC-Units/
A Basic Clean for Outdoor AC Units - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/L6F9/I8PQWY0O/F64L6F9I8PQWY0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/L6F9/I8PQWY0O/F64L6F9I8PQWY0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/L6F9/I8PQWY0O/F64L6F9I8PQWY0O.SMALL.jpg CharlesB123 With summer approaching soon comes the time to turn on the AC to keep the house cold. You might notice that your electric bill spikes up more than expected or that your house is just having trouble staying cold. If it's been more than a few years sense your last AC unit cleaning (or you cant remembe...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:57 PDT
Gel Ink Pen with a Windshield Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Gel-Ink-Pen-with-a-Windshield-Breaker/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:50:11 PDT
Build the perfect lemonade stand with your kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-perfect-lemonade-stand-with-your-kids/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:28:19 PDT
Brown Dog Gadgets Solar Dash Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Brown-Dog-Gadgets-Solar-Dash-Charger/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:06:31 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Wooden Carved Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-skull/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:39:38 PDT
Plastic Army Men Fruit Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Army-Men-Fruit-Bowl/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:48:43 PDT
Homemade Sanding Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Sanding-Blocks/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:50:30 PDT
Jurassic Park Gate Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-Park-Gate-Headboard/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:21:36 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-FloorYard-Cleaner/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
Luxury Shower - Under $60 http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-Shower-Under-60/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:45:48 PDT
Drill a hole lengthwise through a dowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-a-hole-lengthwise-though-a-dowel/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:14:31 PDT
Wooden Gun Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Gun-Rack/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:41:56 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
Make a Hair Appliance Storage Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hair-Appliance-Storage-Shelf/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:32:18 PDT
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Solar-Powered-Mason-Jar-Nightlight/
Create Your Own Solar Powered Mason Jar Nightlight from Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/RLV9/HH2VZDFT/FN8RLV9HH2VZDFT.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's spring which of course means two things:   - Rain, snow and snow-shovels have left wornout, damaged and broken solar garden lights in the yard.   - Garden centers are running specials on new solar lights (I found several stores selling them for $1 each) I managed to avoid throwing out several ...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:03:32 PDT
DIY Making Beeswax Polish for Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Beeswax-Polish-for-Furniture/
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By: darbinorvar

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:12:47 PDT
Low Cost All Purpose Target Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-All-Purpose-Target-Board/
Low Cost All Purpose Target Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/UWIZ/I8EBG67Y/FHEUWIZI8EBG67Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/UWIZ/I8EBG67Y/FHEUWIZI8EBG67Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/UWIZ/I8EBG67Y/FHEUWIZI8EBG67Y.SMALL.jpg sir_ghattas I recently decided to take up knife throwing, and of course that meant I needed a target, so, of course, I built on. It was very cheap, extremely easy to make and best of all free because it was made from scraps we had lying around. Materials and Tools MaterialCompressed cardboard3 Plywood strips...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 19:30:26 PDT
An easy way to hang string lights outside http://www.instructables.com/id/An-easy-way-to-hang-string-lights-outside/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 09:14:05 PDT
Garage Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workbench-1/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 22:32:49 PDT
action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/action-figure-lamp/
action figure lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I saw a photo of a action figure lamp years ago and immediately fell in love. And then I made about 400 other things and never got around to making it. BUT NO LONGER!Bask in the action figure's lamp gold and action-packed glory. :DThis action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap project, and I l...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:34:19 PDT
Mosaic Table (Made from upcycled materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mosaic-Table-Made-from-upcycled-materials/
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By: annemehrer

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 11:36:27 PDT
Wood Pallet Mini Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Mini-Bar/
Wood Pallet Mini Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ED4X/I8BGRSC0/FP0ED4XI8BGRSC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ED4X/I8BGRSC0/FP0ED4XI8BGRSC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/ED4X/I8BGRSC0/FP0ED4XI8BGRSC0.SMALL.jpg Shaneschnek How to build a rustic wood pallet minibar in 7 easy steps. What you will need... HammerNailsScrews3 Wooden Pallets Counter and Back 1) Move wood around to make smooth top for table.2) Cut Pallet in half.3) Nail counter and back together flush. Legs 1) Disassemble other pallets.2) Cut to sam...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:50:43 PDT
Reclaimed wood bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-wood-bench/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:15:02 PDT
Flamingo Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamingo-Lamp/
Flamingo Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/XY72/I8EBG922/FT6XY72I8EBG922.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/XY72/I8EBG922/FT6XY72I8EBG922.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/XY72/I8EBG922/FT6XY72I8EBG922.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Create some mood lighting with this novelty flamingo lamp! Collect your supplies I had a floor lamp that I never used and that ended up being the base for this project. Here is a complete list of supplies you'll need:Pink flamingoUtility knifePink spray paintAluminum canSmall flexible LED lamp (I...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 19:36:28 PDT
DIY Video Lights from an Old Fluorescent Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Video-Lights-from-an-Old-Fluorescent-Light/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:42:54 PDT
Hylian Shield (OOT) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hylian-Shield-OOT/
Hylian Shield (OOT) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/F5QH/I8CW17N7/FYJF5QHI8CW17N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/F5QH/I8CW17N7/FYJF5QHI8CW17N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/F5QH/I8CW17N7/FYJF5QHI8CW17N7.SMALL.jpg Jake1562 When fighting Ganon, a true hero needs a shield...Materials:-2 wooden boards-Sculpy Clay -Spray Paint-Tools (Saw, Dremel, Drill) Base And Frame The Base of the Hylian shield is made of two parts, the bottom and the metal frame on top, You can cut both out using a vibrating saw, normal saw, or spe...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 12:43:10 PDT
How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
Garden Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Sink/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:37:20 PDT
Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-A-Tailstock-Die-Holder-For-The-Sherline-/
Machining A Tailstock Die Holder For The Sherline Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CDLJ/I8BGNY6H/F0BCDLJI8BGNY6H.SMALL.jpg Clickspring The Sherline Lathe would have to be one of the best value tools I have in my shop. It is incredibly versatile, very accurate, and well priced. Sherline also have an excellent 'open source' approach to the way customers can access their products. Every single part, no matter how small, is available f...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 19:17:09 PDT
How to Forge a Khopesh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Khopesh/
How to Forge a Khopesh - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/KT8O/I8CVXFIT/FOCKT8OI8CVXFIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/KT8O/I8CVXFIT/FOCKT8OI8CVXFIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/KT8O/I8CVXFIT/FOCKT8OI8CVXFIT.SMALL.jpg sir_ghattas Hello everyone! I have just finished one of my coolest projects so far (in my opinion). So my cousin being a blacksmith and me a carpenter, we often like to get together and combine our talents. This means, of course, SWORDS. And, me being of Egyptian decent, I decided to make one of the sexiest, an...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 19:55:00 PDT
Dog Kennel End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Kennel-End-Table/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:00:45 PDT
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Inside-To-Outside-Lawn-Chair/
Inside To Outside Lawn Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/8AZH/I88LPELR/F698AZHI88LPELR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/8AZH/I88LPELR/F698AZHI88LPELR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/8AZH/I88LPELR/F698AZHI88LPELR.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Turned a ratty old chair into a great lawn chair! Ratty Old Chair Aquire an old chair. Naked Old Chair Remove old torn cushions. Old Chair Anew Using cedar fence boards. -Cut each board to 22". (Fit the best at that size in between hand rests). Rounded all rough edges with a router and sand...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:04:46 PDT
Bamboo chair mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-chair-mat/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 07:41:35 PDT