Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 02:37:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Using Ryobi powertool batteries for other projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Ryobi-Powertool-Batteries-for-Other-Projects/
Using Ryobi powertool batteries for other projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SMALL.jpg julienrl In this project, I will show you how to tap Ryobi powerpack batteries for other uses.Why do this? Powertool batteires come with quality built-in protection, good quality chargers, parts are readily available (i.e. more batteries or chargers), and are meant for high amperage peak usage.This could wor...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 10:18:28 PST
Blacksmiths Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmiths-Vice/
Blacksmiths Vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/IKEJ/IKA2FMVT/FRTIKEJIKA2FMVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/IKEJ/IKA2FMVT/FRTIKEJIKA2FMVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/IKEJ/IKA2FMVT/FRTIKEJIKA2FMVT.SMALL.jpg Maximillian The Ruthless Along with Anvils, power hammers, and companionship, A good blacksmiths vice is one of those things you usually just have to buy. thus, it is one of the most satisfying things to make for yourself, right up there with junkyard hammers and android girlfriends. Now, I personally have made the proper s...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:00:43 PST
Locking Box With 2 Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Box-With-2-Drawers/
Locking Box With 2 Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4JNB/IK7BYNQD/FJB4JNBIK7BYNQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4JNB/IK7BYNQD/FJB4JNBIK7BYNQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/4JNB/IK7BYNQD/FJB4JNBIK7BYNQD.SMALL.jpg kevincarruthers I like the idea of a box with secret locks, so I thought I would try a different type of lock on this one. I used This box is pretty big. I used approx 2'x4' of 3/8" plywood, 38" of 1x2 pine, 35" of 1x2 pine ripped to make 1/2x2, 2" of 1" dowel, 8" of 3/8" dowel, 1" of 1/4" dowel Cut Parts, D...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:09:02 PST
Little Banksy Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Banksy-Table/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 11:14:40 PST
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Drilling-Jig/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:08:52 PST
DIY - Restore a Wooden Mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Restore-a-Wooden-Mailbox/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 18:59:22 PST
How to Make Sodium Silicate - Water Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Sodium-Silicate-Water-Glass/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 05:10:40 PST
Tapping Holes Using a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Holes-Using-a-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:01:10 PST
Huge wooden letters http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Wooden-Letters/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:52:54 PST
Retro Blaster - Puzzle Box Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Blaster-Puzzle-Box-Retrofit/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:43:45 PST
Personalised Utensil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Utensil-Holder/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 03:41:17 PDT
1963 Graduation Chest of Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/1963-Graduation-Chest-of-Drawers/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:23:37 PST
Small Parts/Hardware/Tool Storage Cabinet Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-PartsHardwareTool-Storage-Cabinet-Solution/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 13:39:53 PST
Tube bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Bender/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:18:06 PST
Wood Burned Plaque Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burned-Plaque-Art/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:09:31 PST
R2-D2 Astromech From Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/R2-D2-Astromech-From-Cardboard/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 19:45:23 PST
Wooden USS Enterprise Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USS-Enterprise-Model/
Wooden USS Enterprise Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SMALL.jpg Kretschmer Kreativ This page details the step by step construction of a 36 inch model of the Starship USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek series. The theme of this project is to use all natural wood grain with no paint. The colors are accomplished by incorporating different woods of various colors.Main hull: Ha...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:59:05 PST
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandling-Woodworking-Lathe-Chisels/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:49:07 PST
Antique Mantel Clock Resto-Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Mantel-Clock-Resto-Mod/
Antique Mantel Clock Resto-Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ENME/IK7BS92R/FZ2ENMEIK7BS92R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ENME/IK7BS92R/FZ2ENMEIK7BS92R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/ENME/IK7BS92R/FZ2ENMEIK7BS92R.SMALL.jpg ElmarM A few months back I had created an 'ible called “Antique Clock Upgrade” where I had taken an old and empty cast iron clock case and added a new face with quartz movement, LEDs and a SainSmart micro controller to act as a second hand.Sometime later I had received a great comment by vonlet and it had ...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 02:40:42 PST
Casting With Delft Clay (White Bronze Anvil Pendant) http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-With-Delft-Clay-White-Bronze-Anvil-Pendant/
Casting With Delft Clay (White Bronze Anvil Pendant) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia Delft clay casting is just one of many methods to cast metal objects. Delft clay casting has some drawbacks but is arguably the most accessible casting medium for those who are just starting out. Create Your Form One of major drawbacks to using Delft clay, or other casting sands, is that you can'...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 03:39:40 PST
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
Make an LED Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D0XM/IK8KRTYD/F0ND0XMIK8KRTYD.SMALL.jpg Get Hands Dirty You should know that a light box that can be used for a bunch of creative stuff, so let's get started!The video helps to understand the whole process. :) Make the box // Cutting all pieces to size We start by cutting the wood to the desired size you want the box to be. This box has 60 x 40 x 8 cm...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Adjustable height foam block cutter with laser height guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Height-Foam-Block-Cutter/
Adjustable height foam block cutter with laser height guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SMALL.jpg julienrl This hot-wire cutting jig is meant to cut long and even blocks of different but precise size. I made this to make the blocks that go between the studs in the walls of my garage\workshop because I was tired of the mess that cutting the blocks made (that and the problems uneven snapping caused).I must...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:54:27 PST
A Tardis Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tardis-Bookcase/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:26:43 PST
Valentine's Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Card-2/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:24:13 PST
Hot wire cutter battery power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Cutter-Battery-Power-Supply/
Hot wire cutter battery power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SMALL.jpg julienrl The basics of building a hot wire cutter (be it for foam, plastic, ice, or otherwise) are fairly simple. The goal here is to show how to build a precision power controller so that you can heat up just about any hot wire cutter to the exact temperature you need it. If you want a plugged in power supp...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:35:54 PST
Rust Removal with Under-the-Sink Acid http://www.instructables.com/id/Rust-Removal-With-Under-the-Sink-Acid/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:32:51 PST
Laser Wedding Gift - Large Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Wedding-Gift-Large-Sign/
Laser Wedding Gift - Large Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/ESI7/IK7BNJJM/FPOESI7IK7BNJJM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/ESI7/IK7BNJJM/FPOESI7IK7BNJJM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/ESI7/IK7BNJJM/FPOESI7IK7BNJJM.SMALL.jpg Sean_Anderson To create a large (120cm wide) wooden sign with a special wedding theme message. Material Preparation Decide on the materials to use for your project; in this case I have used some scrap lengths of 40x90mm which will be resawn down for the lettering and a piece of 140x25mm which will become the b...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:42:03 PST
Scrap 2x4 to Diddley Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-2x4-to-Diddley-Bow/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:41:01 PST
Silhouette Heart Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Heart-Box/
Silhouette Heart Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/ANDI/IK7BMVQ0/FT0ANDIIK7BMVQ0.SMALL.jpg fsl3d You will need:1/8" Wood1/8" AcrylicSuper Glue Laser Cut We used the FSL Hobby Laser.Raster engrave the black silhouettes, and cut the files out of corresponding wood and acrylic. You should have a wood heart, two kerf bent wood strips, and an acrylic heart. You may leave the acrylic silhouette wh...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:54:48 PST
Plane I Made for Makers Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-I-Made-for-Makers-Care/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 16:03:32 PST
Custom Router Base Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Router-Base-Plate/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:49:38 PST
DIY Breakfast Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Breakfast-Bar/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:51:07 PST
Make a Your Own Woodworking Mallet w/ Leftover Plywood! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make a Your Own Woodworking Mallet w/ Leftover Plywood! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
How to Fix a Copper Pipe...WITHOUT Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Copper-PipeWITHOUT-Soldering/
How to Fix a Copper Pipe...WITHOUT Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SMALL.jpg HomeRepairTutor Here’s the Story:Last Sunday I got a frantic text from my wife… …water was leaking from the kitchen ceiling!!!!!!! What would you do in this situation? If you don’t have an immediate answer you’re in luck. Today you’ll see how to fix a copper pipe in less than 20 minutes. Seriously, EVERY homeowner ...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 03:04:14 PST
Upcycled Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wood-Bench/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:50:53 PST
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Hold-Down-Clamps/
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SMALL.jpg thetoolman So you're at the job site and you need to secure a 2 by to drill some holes. You could use some saw horses but you've already got your small table saw on them. Now what? I saw this on the "Fine Home Building You Tube Channel" and thought, with a slight modification, it would work great on a table sa...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:16:03 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Modular Plywood Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Plywood-Workbench/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 11:46:04 PST
How to fix cloudy headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Cloudy-Headlights/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 17:32:24 PST
Motorcycle restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Restoration/
Motorcycle restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SMALL.jpg GideonB4 Hi there guys ! This is a project i did with my Dad . We started in the beginning of last year (2015) with a simple 1983 Honda xl250r . Its been a dream of us to do this and i'd like to share it with u , so here are the steps on how you can restore a motorcycle to your own custom build? Overview ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:42:05 PST
Infinite Band Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-Band-Clamp/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:05:03 PST
Cheap and Easy Shop Vac Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Shop-Vac-Connections/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:25:46 PST
Vintage Table Saw Refinishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Table-Saw-Refinishing/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:49:28 PST
Simple Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Laptop-Stand-3/
Simple Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SMALL.jpg darthwolf Needed a cheap and effective laptop stand that would work for both of my laptops. Used as little material and tools as possible. Materials and tools Materials:100x45x45 mm piece of wood2x rubber feet2x steel wood screwTools:sawclampswood gluescrewdriversandpaper Cut wood Measure and cut to des...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:39:42 PST
(DUTCH) Wooden smartphone(iPhone6) tv + back led light http://www.instructables.com/id/DUTCH-Wooden-SmartphoneiPhone6-Tv-Back-Led-Light/
(DUTCH) Wooden smartphone(iPhone6) tv + back led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SMALL.jpg FinalVersion ENGLISH: http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-SmartphoneiPhone6-Tv-Back-Led-Light/Het idee achter dit project is om nieuwe technologie te combineren met de styling van vroeger. Tijdens mijn keuzevak "making" heb ik de opdracht gekregen om een object te maken waarbij minimaal drie apparaten gebrui...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 04:52:47 PST
Plywood Hexagon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hexagon-Lamp/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:20:38 PST
Design Sheet Metal Bumper for My Nissan Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Sheet-Metal-Bumper-for-My-Nissan-Truck/
Design Sheet Metal Bumper for My Nissan Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/BGNS/IK4AIQ1O/FHZBGNSIK4AIQ1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/BGNS/IK4AIQ1O/FHZBGNSIK4AIQ1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/BGNS/IK4AIQ1O/FHZBGNSIK4AIQ1O.SMALL.jpg dogbrand In my first Instructable I would try to explain how I made faceted style front bumper for my Nissan Terrano II (Ford Maverick) using software like Sketchup, Rhino, Pepakura.In the process I made a paper version of the bumper to check if it fits well and afterwards I make another template to be cut f...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:33:17 PST
How To Make A Dagger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dagger/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:30:00 PST
How to Make a Floating Vanity Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Floating-Vanity-Countertop/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 19:17:59 PST
Magic Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Radio/
Magic Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/P599/IK4AGNP5/FQZP599IK4AGNP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/P599/IK4AGNP5/FQZP599IK4AGNP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/P599/IK4AGNP5/FQZP599IK4AGNP5.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 I use an old smartphone , two speakers and a sub-woofer as a radio in my workshop. But there are so many cables so I decided to build a tiny house for it. It was inspired by "The Burrrow", the family home of the Weasleys from the Harry Potter films. The base I glued 3 pieces of scrap wood toge...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:05:20 PST