Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 28 Aug 2016 05:15:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I built an easy, quick and simple homemade table saw fence mechanism, made of MDF, OSB, Pinewood, Plywood and a pair of ball bearing drawer slides. Firstly, I cut these pieces for the fence, which are made of OSB. Because I didn’t have a single big piece ...
By: Elias Stratakos

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
Bunny Box LED Light Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Box-LED-Light-Cover/
Bunny Box LED Light Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7PVT/ISCAK7M9/FD87PVTISCAK7M9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7PVT/ISCAK7M9/FD87PVTISCAK7M9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7PVT/ISCAK7M9/FD87PVTISCAK7M9.SMALL.jpg licheness I had a roll of cotton ribbon printed with simple black and white bunnies that I thought would make a cute little nightlight using a yellow/orange LED inside. This idea was from back in the dark days of winter and was forgotten about until recently. Now that the long summer days are gradually shorte...
By: licheness

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:03:59 PDT
Skee Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Skee-Ball-Machine/
Skee Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/YIWY/ISCATWGY/FNKYIWYISCATWGY.SMALL.jpg a12548 It started out as a wild suggestion from a friend, "Hey can you make a Skee Ball machine?" Something you don't hear everyday.After a little research I became discouraged by the 'electronics' aspect. The few who have attempted to make a Skee Ball Machine with an actual realistic electronic scoring pa...
By: a12548

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 19:21:53 PDT
Wooden Plate That Turns Into a Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Plate-That-Turns-Into-a-Table/
Wooden Plate That Turns Into a Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/M211/ISCAU8JN/FINM211ISCAU8JN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/M211/ISCAU8JN/FINM211ISCAU8JN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/M211/ISCAU8JN/FINM211ISCAU8JN.SMALL.jpg RashaH Hello Today I am making a transofrmer plate that can turn into a table Very easy to design and assembleThe design assembly is as shown in the above figures Design on SolidWorks First design on SolidWorksSolidWorks file is avalible to download below with dimensionsExport DXF extension files from...
By: RashaH

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:31:36 PDT
Navy Master at Arms Shadowbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Navy-Master-at-Arms-Shadowbox/
Navy Master at Arms Shadowbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/N9ZY/ISCASFKJ/FRXN9ZYISCASFKJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/N9ZY/ISCASFKJ/FRXN9ZYISCASFKJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/N9ZY/ISCASFKJ/FRXN9ZYISCASFKJ.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX I don't often get the opportunity to build shadowboxes for Navy retirees, usually because I find myself around more Air Force guys than anyone else. My first thought upon being asked to build a box in the shape of the master-at-arms badge was that this would be quite a challenge. Due to my construct...
By: MissionSRX

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:02:04 PDT
End Grain Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Coasters/
End Grain Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BVHX/ISCAEVEA/FWZBVHXISCAEVEA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BVHX/ISCAEVEA/FWZBVHXISCAEVEA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/BVHX/ISCAEVEA/FWZBVHXISCAEVEA.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 In my efforts to clean up some of my scrap wood in the workshop, as well as my efforts to protect my coffee table from moisture rings, I made these handsome end grain coasters from various bits of scrap! Glue! I used a waterproof wood glue to secure all of my scrap pieces together, in a pattern t...
By: ShaunM11

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:37:24 PDT
DIY Tealight Candle Holders (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tealight-Candle-Holders-video/
DIY Tealight Candle Holders (video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/G4KY/ISCAFN3G/F62G4KYISCAFN3G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/G4KY/ISCAFN3G/F62G4KYISCAFN3G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/G4KY/ISCAFN3G/F62G4KYISCAFN3G.SMALL.jpg BCDesign I experimented making some tealight candle holders with reclaimed Parana pine I had in my shop, I made 3 different styles trying to decide which one I should make a batch of, please have a look and share which one is your favorite with me! I like the faceted 4 candle holder the best!I made a video o...
By: BCDesign

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:43:48 PDT
Mobile Food and Apple Grinder Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Food-and-Apple-Grinder-Cart/
Mobile Food and Apple Grinder Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/8FXJ/ISCANGC0/FO88FXJISCANGC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/8FXJ/ISCANGC0/FO88FXJISCANGC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/8FXJ/ISCANGC0/FO88FXJISCANGC0.SMALL.jpg whatisthisidontunderst Before building my biogas generator, I wanted to build an apparatus to grind up all the kitchen scraps and yard waste that I intend to put into the generator. Garbage disposal would do nicely. I also make hard cider, but I didn't want to use the same garbage disposal for grinding apples that I use f...
By: whatisthisidontunderst

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:40:22 PDT
Easy Stylish Concrete Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Stylish-Concrete-Phone-Stand/
Easy Stylish Concrete Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/A3MI/ISCAEULL/FTDA3MIISCAEULL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/A3MI/ISCAEULL/FTDA3MIISCAEULL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/A3MI/ISCAEULL/FTDA3MIISCAEULL.SMALL.jpg laxap Make a stylish, modern and sturdy stand for your phone.The result is a serious build, standing reliably on your desk, and catching the attentive eye.The slant will dramatically improve the readability of the screen.- The limited slant obtained here, below 45°, is good for intensive usage, e.g. if yo...
By: laxap

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:16:38 PDT
metal rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rose/
metal rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SMALL.jpg my wookie ive been making these for a little over a year now and blacksmiths, copper smiths, and tin smiths alike have been using this method for hundreds of years. I think im ready to share them on here finaly Materials the name "rose metal products" is just a coincidence as far as i knowremember you don...
By: my wookie

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:32:31 PDT
DIY CNC Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-Phone-Dock/
DIY CNC Phone Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/1DD7/ISB3Q5RC/F4S1DD7ISB3Q5RC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/1DD7/ISB3Q5RC/F4S1DD7ISB3Q5RC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/1DD7/ISB3Q5RC/F4S1DD7ISB3Q5RC.SMALL.jpg mrsolis93 I wanted to enter the Reclaimed Wood Contest and I also wanted to make a charging phone dock for my desk. The following Instructable is my afternoon attempt at it. Materials Needed Many tools were used to make the phone dock all of which were available to me at a local makerspace.- CNC Machine-Pl...
By: mrsolis93

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:55:44 PDT
Refurbished Rustic Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbished-Rustic-Bench/
Refurbished Rustic Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/RLJG/ISATVOUY/F77RLJGISATVOUY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/RLJG/ISATVOUY/F77RLJGISATVOUY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/RLJG/ISATVOUY/F77RLJGISATVOUY.SMALL.jpg Sythe101 Hello fellow builders. This is a instructable on how to repair a bench that has weathered wood with brand new wood planks and new bolts. This actually took a good amount of time and took getting some new tools in order to complete so help out by clicking on the vote button Materials 3/8 and 1/4 d...
By: Sythe101

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:08:52 PDT
Lockers With Knot Labels http://www.instructables.com/id/Locker-Unit-With-Knot-Labels/
Lockers With Knot Labels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/RSH4/IPIMAGQJ/FV7RSH4IPIMAGQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/RSH4/IPIMAGQJ/FV7RSH4IPIMAGQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/RSH4/IPIMAGQJ/FV7RSH4IPIMAGQJ.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct We needed more storage space, so we recently added a cabinet with locking cubbies. This locker unit is great for storing projects, food and valuables at our makerspace! YuKonstruct is the first makerspace in Canada's north. Our mission is to provide access to shared space, quality tools, available ...
By: YuKonstruct

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:38:27 PDT
Mario Themed Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Themed-Bookcase/
Mario Themed Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/58YD/ISAURB6D/FW758YDISAURB6D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/58YD/ISAURB6D/FW758YDISAURB6D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/58YD/ISAURB6D/FW758YDISAURB6D.SMALL.jpg geeksmithing My son has a Mario Kart themed bedroom, and any old bookcase simply would not have been acceptable. :) I set out on an ambitious quest, not to just build a bookcase, but challenge myself by adding some fun inlay touches.This project marked the very first time using both a (non-network) router and a...
By: geeksmithing

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:24:45 PDT
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Plasma-Pen-Micro-Torch/
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In a previous project (seen here) I modified an arc lighter to cut paper and other thin materials. In this project I've made an alternate design that allows more versatility for both engraving purposes as well as any purpose that might benefit from a small precision torch. This works especially well...
By: NightHawkInLight

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:18:59 PDT
Upcycle a Handsaw Into a Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-a-Handsaw-Into-a-Weather-Station/
Upcycle a Handsaw Into a Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9XRR/ISB3OB6R/FQE9XRRISB3OB6R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9XRR/ISB3OB6R/FQE9XRRISB3OB6R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9XRR/ISB3OB6R/FQE9XRRISB3OB6R.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate We love to go to garage or yard sales and pick through the vast array of old, used and worn out items. Once in a while we'll find a gem in the midst of all that chaos; one that will spark an idea or bring to fruition an idea we've had for a long time. In the case of this handsaw weather station it i...
By: waylightcreate

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 04:02:21 PDT
Urban Gardeners' Little Free Library http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Gardeners-Little-Free-Library/
Urban Gardeners' Little Free Library - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3L7M/ISAUR7Q3/FCK3L7MISAUR7Q3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3L7M/ISAUR7Q3/FCK3L7MISAUR7Q3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/3L7M/ISAUR7Q3/FCK3L7MISAUR7Q3.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct This Little Free Library is a weather-proof book and magazine holder that can be mounted to a community garden shed.In the heart of downtown Whitehorse there is a community garden which was planted in 1998 by the Downtown Urban Gardeners Society (DUGS). With almost 20 seasons of growing food and flo...
By: YuKonstruct

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:55:17 PDT
Steampunk Tables Theater Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Tables-Theater-Props/
Steampunk Tables Theater Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/1MVP/ISB3FGLF/FGX1MVPISB3FGLF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/1MVP/ISB3FGLF/FGX1MVPISB3FGLF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/1MVP/ISB3FGLF/FGX1MVPISB3FGLF.SMALL.jpg Kretschmer Kreativ These tables were custom designed for a theater adaptation of Around The World In 80 Days that was produced by All For One Productions during April and May of 2015. The tables measure 30 inches in diameter and 30 inches tall. There is a circular piece of plexiglass on the top to create a uniform lev...
By: Kretschmer Kreativ

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:23:56 PDT
Easy Truck Bed Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Truck-Bed-Storage-1/
Easy Truck Bed Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HKQ9/ISB3LLCK/FSNHKQ9ISB3LLCK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HKQ9/ISB3LLCK/FSNHKQ9ISB3LLCK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HKQ9/ISB3LLCK/FSNHKQ9ISB3LLCK.SMALL.jpg DoctorLar I was looking for something to keep things secured in my 2003 Dakota, and of course from sliding around. I thought it was very important to be collapsible for when I need full user if the bed. I made this in just a few hours with scraps from the tonneau cover I made, and it folds up very small !!! ...
By: DoctorLar

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:10:52 PDT
Block Puzzle 150 Pices With Glass Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Block-Puzzle-150-Pices-With-Glass-Box/
Block Puzzle 150 Pices With Glass Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OYOS/ISAUQHQL/FEJOYOSISAUQHQL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OYOS/ISAUQHQL/FEJOYOSISAUQHQL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/OYOS/ISAUQHQL/FEJOYOSISAUQHQL.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make Block Puzzle 150 Pices with nice Glass Box. It is very easy and cheap. I made video and step by step instruction how to make it. My puzzle can give you lot of fun for few hours. I think if you seen block puzle 3x3(9 pieces). My puzzle are...
By: Thomas Workshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:04:15 PDT
Cubic Hologram Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cubic-Hologram-Lamp/
Cubic Hologram Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BK2Q/ISB3PHG6/FWBBK2QISB3PHG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BK2Q/ISB3PHG6/FWBBK2QISB3PHG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BK2Q/ISB3PHG6/FWBBK2QISB3PHG6.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy I've always loved those little holographic bugs that museums always seemed to stock in stores, so this project was a bit of a re-imagining of that past memory. Once a friend taught me about 123D Make, I began to think of different uses of 123D Make beyond the standard stacked or slotted puzzles, and...
By: watchmeflyy

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:24:02 PDT
CNC Machining: Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machining-Tips-and-Tricks/
CNC Machining: Tips and Tricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/A4E5/ISB3PH4K/FXZA4E5ISB3PH4K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/A4E5/ISB3PH4K/FXZA4E5ISB3PH4K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/A4E5/ISB3PH4K/FXZA4E5ISB3PH4K.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy Machining for precision takes more than clicking some buttons: surprised? Over the summer, I operated a CNC mill (tabletop MDX-40 by Roland) to create prototypes and testbeds for a medical device. It was a truly trial-and-error, learn-as-you-go experience since my mentor had gone on vacation, so I o...
By: watchmeflyy

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:19:02 PDT
Spiral Table From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Table-From-Pallets/
Spiral Table From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/OYHO/ISB3GEMP/F75OYHOISB3GEMP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/OYHO/ISB3GEMP/F75OYHOISB3GEMP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F75/OYHO/ISB3GEMP/F75OYHOISB3GEMP.SMALL.jpg WOmadeOD It's easy to make this stunning spiral based table. Build it to any size you like by varying the component sizes and number of layers. I'll describe making the low side table shown in the photograph, for which I'm going to use just a few softwood pallets, glue, and brads.There are plans for the comp...
By: WOmadeOD

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 08:57:34 PDT
LED Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Headboard/
LED Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SMALL.jpg eric_greaves This is part 3 of my daughter's bedroom upgrade. She loves to read at night and was using a flashlight to help give her the light she needed. I thought i could make something better for her. Here is the outcome!Part 1 and 2 can be seen on my YouTube channel. Frame Materials and Measurements The...
By: eric_greaves

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:35:01 PDT
Backyard Observatory Using SkyShed Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Observatory-Using-SkyShed-Plans/
Backyard Observatory Using SkyShed Plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/BQFH/ISB3FFFU/F37BQFHISB3FFFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/BQFH/ISB3FFFU/F37BQFHISB3FFFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/BQFH/ISB3FFFU/F37BQFHISB3FFFU.SMALL.jpg kurtzepp Building an astronomy shed! STEP 1 - Identify the Site and Build the Pier (4/14-5/3) This was done in a previous post: Building a Concrete Telescope Pier and Adapter. STEP 2 - Construct the Floor (4/23-5/19) After leveling the ground as best as possible, six 7' 10.5' pressure treated (PT) 4x4s...
By: kurtzepp

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:54:45 PDT
From Firewood To Wood Blanks http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-to-Wood-Blanks/
From Firewood To Wood Blanks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SMALL.jpg Handsome Matt Here's a little secret: Milling your own lumber is easy. Ridiculously easy. This method works best for small pieces of lumber like firewood and can be easily adapted to a variety of workshop tools. I happened to use a mitersaw, sawzall, hammer and wedge. Honestly, you could do it with the hammer, we...
By: Handsome Matt

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:21:12 PDT
Barrel nuts for your makerspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Nuts-for-Your-Makerspace/
Barrel nuts for your makerspace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/867U/ISAUR21E/FNG867UISAUR21E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/867U/ISAUR21E/FNG867UISAUR21E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/867U/ISAUR21E/FNG867UISAUR21E.SMALL.jpg Orwa Diraneyya In this instructable, I will be taking the GI-pipe barrel nuts I introduced in this instructable to the next level by explaining how they can be made in bulk in your local makerspace, or in any public workshop around you.This attempt comes with a number of improvements over the old barrel nuts, name...
By: Orwa Diraneyya

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:23:22 PDT
Illuminated Antique Crate Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Antique-Crate-Table/
Illuminated Antique Crate Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/Q3JK/IRXTIS9M/FTPQ3JKIRXTIS9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/Q3JK/IRXTIS9M/FTPQ3JKIRXTIS9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/Q3JK/IRXTIS9M/FTPQ3JKIRXTIS9M.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog Convert an old wood shipping crate into a practical illuminated storage table. A great piece of furniture for any kid that wants a place to hide and secure their stuff from their sibling!Acquired this box from a friend that gave me a call asking if I had any interest in some old duck decoys that w...
By: TheWaterDog

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:24:44 PDT
Gummy Bear Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Gummy-Bear-Axe/
Gummy Bear Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/N0B8/ISAUQA2F/F52N0B8ISAUQA2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/N0B8/ISAUQA2F/F52N0B8ISAUQA2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/N0B8/ISAUQA2F/F52N0B8ISAUQA2F.SMALL.jpg kludge77 What do you get when you cross a 5 lb bag of gummy bears, 13 oz of resin, and a wicked sharp double axe head? Sounds to me like a really bad idea...Now, the amount of new things that I did in this are just too much for me to type up easily in one Instructable. I want to apologize for that right n...
By: kludge77

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:47:40 PDT
Home Defense Mace http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Defense-Mace/
Home Defense Mace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/KF6V/ISAUQFZI/FZ0KF6VISAUQFZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/KF6V/ISAUQFZI/FZ0KF6VISAUQFZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/KF6V/ISAUQFZI/FZ0KF6VISAUQFZI.SMALL.jpg Nick70587 Let me preface this 'ible by assuring you that I am not crazy. I feel the need to say that because whenever I tell people that I am making a mace, they look at me sideways.I find a certain elegance to some old weaponry. Some of them seem like more work of art than instrument of death. Despite the...
By: Nick70587

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:33:37 PDT
Cottage-ready Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cottage-ready-Bird-Feeder/
Cottage-ready Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JSJA/ISAUF17C/FQGJSJAISAUF17C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JSJA/ISAUF17C/FQGJSJAISAUF17C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/JSJA/ISAUF17C/FQGJSJAISAUF17C.SMALL.jpg travelclimbski Using scrap, salvaged and re-purposed wood, this bird feeder should be a big hit for the wildlife in cottage country. It can be mounted to or hung from a tree or put on stand. Within a few minutes of installing this feeder, we had chickadees, squirrels and chipmunks eating out of it! Cut wood Cut...
By: travelclimbski

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:37:24 PDT
Throttle Cable Replacement on a 1975 Honda CB200T http://www.instructables.com/id/Throttle-Cable-Replacement-on-a-1975-Honda-CB200T/
Throttle Cable Replacement on a 1975 Honda CB200T - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/CVMW/IRXTTTEH/F7ECVMWIRXTTTEH.SMALL.jpg bekathwia What follows is an overview of what I learned while replacing my motorcycle's throttle cable. While I'm no motorcycle expert (yet!), I hope you can learn from my mistakes and perhaps benefit from my research, since the info on these old bikes can sometimes be hard to find. Find the Right Replaceme...
By: bekathwia

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:17:54 PDT
Bed to Bench - Metal version http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-to-Bench-Metal-Version/
Bed to Bench - Metal version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop Taking a piece of old furniture and re-purposing it into something useful again is very rewarding, especially when there's emotion tied to it. This was a fun project and to the client a special one. Enjoy. Decide on a design A friend of mine asked me if I could make a bench from a metal bed frame...
By: stoneandsonsworkshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:04 PDT
Carved Snake Cedar Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-Snake-Cedar-Walking-Stick/
Carved Snake Cedar Walking Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/PXNS/IRXU0SHI/F5XPXNSIRXU0SHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/PXNS/IRXU0SHI/F5XPXNSIRXU0SHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/PXNS/IRXU0SHI/F5XPXNSIRXU0SHI.SMALL.jpg tcwoodshop This is my first instructable so bare with me guys! In this instructable I will show/describe how I made a copperhead walking stick out of a single piece of western cedar. I will also provide the tools I used to make it. The cost will depend on what you already have at your disposal (i.e. wood/tools...
By: tcwoodshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:02:44 PDT
Bandsaw Box With Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-With-Pencil-Holder/
Bandsaw Box With Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/NTHH/IRXTTN04/FU4NTHHIRXTTN04.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker Bandsaw boxes are the items that really got me hooked on woodworking. I even wrote a how-to book on making them! This bandsaw box comes directly from that book. Get off to a new start Unlike the other boxes, this one requires you to cut out the pencil holder area before the initial glue up. You’l...
By: Drunken Woodworker

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:23:07 PDT
DIY bumper repair http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bumper-Repair/
DIY bumper repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/QUSZ/IRXU0CH0/FD1QUSZIRXU0CH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/QUSZ/IRXU0CH0/FD1QUSZIRXU0CH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/QUSZ/IRXU0CH0/FD1QUSZIRXU0CH0.SMALL.jpg licheness A nasty surprise greeted me when I went by to pick up my car up after some minor mechanical repairs I had done about a month ago. My car had been left parked out behind the shop for me, just out of sight., where someone turning around, had clearly run smack dab into my back bumper and left without a...
By: licheness

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:59:14 PDT
Modern Deck Makeover - On a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Deck-Makeover-on-a-Budget/
Modern Deck Makeover - On a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/RRK6/IRXTTFJD/F0NRRK6IRXTTFJD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/RRK6/IRXTTFJD/F0NRRK6IRXTTFJD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/RRK6/IRXTTFJD/F0NRRK6IRXTTFJD.SMALL.jpg HollyMann Have you ever thought about doing a deck makeover? If so, this Instructable might be for you! I recently decided to revitalize our deck. But, I didn't want to spend a lot of money, or put in too much physical work, because I had a pretty big surgery a month prior. When I did the deck, I didn't plan ...
By: HollyMann

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:14:21 PDT
BBQ Tool Rack and Bottle Cap Opener Station http://www.instructables.com/id/BBQ-Tool-Rack-and-Bottle-Cap-Opener-Station/
BBQ Tool Rack and Bottle Cap Opener Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/FUSU/IRXTW0C2/FS3FUSUIRXTW0C2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/FUSU/IRXTW0C2/FS3FUSUIRXTW0C2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/FUSU/IRXTW0C2/FS3FUSUIRXTW0C2.SMALL.jpg Tiger Island Handyman This project is for my father. He likes to BBQ for the family and have a few Coronas. I felt this would be a great thing for him to have on the wall by his pit. He doesn't drink Abita beer much but I thought having a local brewry bottle opener would be nice.Enjoy!Materials List1. Quantity 1 - 1" x 6...
By: Tiger Island Handyman

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:55:10 PDT
Long Handled Swinging Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Handled-Swinging-Tool-Rack/
Long Handled Swinging Tool Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Z67G/IRXTR20Z/FLUZ67GIRXTR20Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Z67G/IRXTR20Z/FLUZ67GIRXTR20Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/Z67G/IRXTR20Z/FLUZ67GIRXTR20Z.SMALL.jpg tjdux I needed a storage method for all my long Handled tools. I searched the Web and pinterist and actually found some cool stuff. I actually almost went with a design I found here on ibles that is a vertical rack with slots cut to hold the tools. It is written by pudtiny. Definitely check it out.My rack...
By: tjdux

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:35:09 PDT
Toddler Chair From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Chair-From-Recycled-Wood/
Toddler Chair From Recycled Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A5ML/IRXTXESX/FH2A5MLIRXTXESX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A5ML/IRXTXESX/FH2A5MLIRXTXESX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A5ML/IRXTXESX/FH2A5MLIRXTXESX.SMALL.jpg AnitaH25 I needed a chair for my great niece when she came to visit, and wanted to see if I could make a cute chair made from recycled scraps on my shed. I used old table legs that I had left after stripping down a table that I repurposed. And the seat and back from off cuts from a previous projects. I c...
By: AnitaH25

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:48:36 PDT
How to Repurpose a Piano Into a Bar/Drinks Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repurpose-a-Piano-Into-a-BarDrinks-Cabinet/
How to Repurpose a Piano Into a Bar/Drinks Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/NECU/IRXTX3X8/FIBNECUIRXTX3X8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/NECU/IRXTX3X8/FIBNECUIRXTX3X8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/NECU/IRXTX3X8/FIBNECUIRXTX3X8.SMALL.jpg AnitaH25 Bought this old belling piano for $120.00 for the sole purpose of making a Bar/drinks cabinet. But most say from the start, this project is not for the person looking for a quick project. There is a lot of work involved and took months to complete. But on the positive note the results were stunning....
By: AnitaH25

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:57:24 PDT
Unique Sandpit Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Sandpit-Desk/
Unique Sandpit Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/1IWB/IRXTPX4V/FG71IWBIRXTPX4V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/1IWB/IRXTPX4V/FG71IWBIRXTPX4V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/1IWB/IRXTPX4V/FG71IWBIRXTPX4V.SMALL.jpg AnitaH25 I wanted to make my great niece a sandpit for when she comes to my house but wanted to make something that would look great as well. I saw this lovely desk on my local for sale site for $20.00. I was really excited about restoring it. But when I went to pick it up I was a bit disappointed becaus...
By: AnitaH25

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:55:54 PDT
Making Molds for Artifact Copies http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Molds-for-Artifact-Copies/
Making Molds for Artifact Copies - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/AS7M/IRXTRKR1/F0SAS7MIRXTRKR1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/AS7M/IRXTRKR1/F0SAS7MIRXTRKR1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/AS7M/IRXTRKR1/F0SAS7MIRXTRKR1.SMALL.jpg notsosharp As part of an archeological dig simulation we wanted to make copies of artifacts found locally and bury the copies in the dig boxes. We wanted to make copies of artifacts ranging over a time period of thousands of years. We were able to borrow copies of artifacts found at the Trochek site that ran...
By: notsosharp

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:44:20 PDT
DIY Thor's Hammer - Mjolnir http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thors-Hammer-Mjolnir-Made-From-Wood/
DIY Thor's Hammer - Mjolnir - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/C4ZX/IRXTZJC5/FC0C4ZXIRXTZJC5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/C4ZX/IRXTZJC5/FC0C4ZXIRXTZJC5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/C4ZX/IRXTZJC5/FC0C4ZXIRXTZJC5.SMALL.jpg TheKposs I really enjoy working with wood and I have recently become a fan of the various Marvel characters thanks to all of the movies in recent years. So I thought, how cool would it be to build the various Avengers weapons from wood? For me there was no better place to start than with Thor's hammer Mjolni...
By: TheKposs

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:12:57 PDT
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-CNC-Router-From-a-Radial-Arm-Saw/
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SMALL.jpg ChipsWoodShop A new CNC router was certainly not in the budget, but with lots of reuse, patience, and a few small purchases, my DIY CNC works! I can cut out and engrave things with computer control. You can certainly do better with more expensive components, but this project has given me the chance to learn ...
By: ChipsWoodShop

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:47:21 PDT
ATV Snow Plow Rafter Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/ATV-Snow-Plow-Rafter-Storage/
ATV Snow Plow Rafter Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/GNIS/IRXTPPYU/FN9GNISIRXTPPYU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/GNIS/IRXTPPYU/FN9GNISIRXTPPYU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/GNIS/IRXTPPYU/FN9GNISIRXTPPYU.SMALL.jpg tjdux I just finished building my new garden shed for storage. You can see how I built it by looking through my ibles. My ATV snow plow takes up a good bit of floor space and I spent quite some time figuring where to store it to minimize the space it takes up.My first thoughts were to hang it up on the ...
By: tjdux

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:19:52 PDT
Drill press for ~$20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-for-20-21/
Drill press for ~$20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SMALL.jpg Victor805 Anyone who works with wood knows you have to make hundreds of holes for the screws and its almost impossible to make a series of holes perfectly straight and with the same depth by hand. This instructable will help you to build a tool that will save you a lot of time and effort when drilling prec...
By: Victor805

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:50:59 PDT
Personalized Wine Barrel Table With Liquid Glass Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Wine-Barrel-Table-With-Liquid-Glass-F/
Personalized Wine Barrel Table With Liquid Glass Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/DT7Z/IRXTS004/F26DT7ZIRXTS004.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/DT7Z/IRXTS004/F26DT7ZIRXTS004.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F26/DT7Z/IRXTS004/F26DT7ZIRXTS004.SMALL.jpg AnitaH25 I wanted to make my wine barrel table unique to me, and came up with this idea. I have not seen one like this on the internet yet so think this is very unique. I designed a logo using my family name and the year I was married and covered the top in Liquid Glass. I started by putting screws into ...
By: AnitaH25

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 02:55:29 PDT
How to make a Mini Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Forge/
How to make a Mini Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VNDH/IRXTO95C/FTKVNDHIRXTO95C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VNDH/IRXTO95C/FTKVNDHIRXTO95C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/VNDH/IRXTO95C/FTKVNDHIRXTO95C.SMALL.jpg danthemakerman In this Instructable I show you how I made a two brick mini forge for heat treating knives. I recently started delving in to knife making and part of the process requires the ability to heat treat the metal. I have seen other tutorials were they use a hole saw bit to make the hole. I chose to go ...
By: danthemakerman

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:59:26 PDT
Homemade Combat knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Combat-Knife-1/
Homemade Combat knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SMALL.jpg jai2hanuman Hello & warm welcome to instructables community & My All Friends.......This is my second metal working project on instructables. I often do very less projects regarding metal working but thanks to the instructables community who is always encourage their participants to try to do something new and i...
By: jai2hanuman

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:12:06 PDT