Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 29 May 2016 06:28:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Stained Glass Orrery USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Glass-Orrery-USB-Charger/
Stained Glass Orrery USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/C515/IOQF9G2P/F9AC515IOQF9G2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/C515/IOQF9G2P/F9AC515IOQF9G2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/C515/IOQF9G2P/F9AC515IOQF9G2P.SMALL.jpg badjer1 If you follow my instructables, you will see I have been of late making USB chargers that look a bit steampunk interest pieces. Her's another that I made for a friend. They are quite simple to make, just think something up and have a few tools from a woodshop and viola!1/2" oak board - $8 Dalmati...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 19:55:23 PDT
T-Tech Electric Cargo Tricycle http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Tech-Electric-Cargo-Tricycle/
T-Tech Electric Cargo Tricycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1FX2/IOO5LGS5/FIP1FX2IOO5LGS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1FX2/IOO5LGS5/FIP1FX2IOO5LGS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1FX2/IOO5LGS5/FIP1FX2IOO5LGS5.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech We decided to build an electric cargo tricycle to create an efficient and reliable way of transportation between local areas without the use of a car. Also, we wanted a way to carry groceries, other goods, and possibly small children on a bicycle with ease. CAD We modeled the entire frame and b...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 20:41:50 PDT
Nixie Tube Pen Watchdog http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Pen-Watchdog/
Nixie Tube Pen Watchdog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/SACO/IOQF9I29/F6RSACOIOQF9I29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/SACO/IOQF9I29/F6RSACOIOQF9I29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/SACO/IOQF9I29/F6RSACOIOQF9I29.SMALL.jpg badjer1 I made this desktop pen caddy for a friend. When all the pens are in the box, the Nixie tube indicates nothing in the display. Remove a pen and it lights up the corresponding letter to the pen that is missing. It also has a WWII NOS Blinky oxygen flow meter from a B17. This one just lights up and...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 21:20:56 PDT
Stair-bench for Your Home, Office or Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-bench-for-Your-Home-Office-or-Workshop/
Stair-bench for Your Home, Office or Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/EF7E/IOQF8W8U/FPVEF7EIOQF8W8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/EF7E/IOQF8W8U/FPVEF7EIOQF8W8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/EF7E/IOQF8W8U/FPVEF7EIOQF8W8U.SMALL.jpg Arne Saknussem A ideia surgiu quando precisei de uma escada para minha oficina. E porquê não usar essa escada como banco, também? Economizaria espaço!Ficou muito prático. Dá para usar até na cozinha para pegar objetos no armário e trocar as lâmpadas da casa. Materias usados na escada Praticamente, usei sobras d...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 13:43:19 PDT
The Claw Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Claw-Bowl/
The Claw Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/QR14/IORET7LI/FLKQR14IORET7LI.SMALL.jpg yuvallahav I call this bowl "The Clow Bowl" for its general shape, but you could call it a star bowl, since we will be making it out of a star formed wood blank. Looking at this bowl from above will make it look like a perfect five point star, or a pentagram. Preparing your blank So you've decided to make a...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:51:10 PDT
Aluminium Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Milling/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:05:01 PDT
Servicing an Old Fan. http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-an-Old-Fan/
Servicing an Old Fan. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/ZUKB/IOQF8AT8/F7OZUKBIOQF8AT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/ZUKB/IOQF8AT8/F7OZUKBIOQF8AT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/ZUKB/IOQF8AT8/F7OZUKBIOQF8AT8.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby This 12 year old fan never spins when powered. It is so clogged with lint it can't spin! Here is how I fixed this in 5 minutes. Taking it apart. Taking off the front grill with a flat blade screwdriver and the back cover by removing the lone Phillips head screw, the fan is ready to be serviced....
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:34:11 PDT
Turning an Ironwood Pen on a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-an-Ironwood-Pen-on-a-Lathe/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 13:52:49 PDT
Name Carved on Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-Carved-on-Wood/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 13:46:47 PDT
How to Make a Custom Lamp From Cd Spindle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Custom-Lamp-From-Cd-Spindle/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 11:58:06 PDT
I-Beam Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Beam-Keyring/
I-Beam Keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/F57W/IOO5J40S/FWBF57WIOO5J40S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/F57W/IOO5J40S/FWBF57WIOO5J40S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/F57W/IOO5J40S/FWBF57WIOO5J40S.SMALL.jpg WOmadeOD The best design is often the simplest - and it doesn't come much simpler than this I-Beam KeyringYou'll find it hard to loose your keys again!Here's how I made it...Oh, and a video is also available here I-Beam The I-Beam is a rolled steel joist (RSJ), which you can purchase from building supply ...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 10:15:36 PDT
Wood and Railway Bracket Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Railway-Bracket-Anvil/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 14:54:17 PDT
Big Day Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Day-Cutting-Board/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 16:10:15 PDT
Outdoor Table Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Table-Makeover/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 17:28:33 PDT
Arduino Temperature-Controlled Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-Controlled-Fan/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:00:29 PDT
Biscuit Jointer Spline Jig Build .... http://www.instructables.com/id/Biscuit-Jointer-Spline-Jig-Build-/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 06:16:19 PDT
How to Make an Alaskan Ulu Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Alaskan-Ulu-Knife/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 10:48:20 PDT
Custom Reclaimed Wood Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Reclaimed-Wood-Sign/
Custom Reclaimed Wood Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/TEG5/IOOM50OX/FMJTEG5IOOM50OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/TEG5/IOOM50OX/FMJTEG5IOOM50OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/TEG5/IOOM50OX/FMJTEG5IOOM50OX.SMALL.jpg John_Malecki In this video i make a reclaimed wood sign for a local business, This build is very easy and simple and can be done in less than a day with the right tools. Using custom signage to make your branding pop is a hugely valuable tool. Check it out! Pick and prep your wood In this step you want to fi...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 07:47:26 PDT
Classic Arcade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-Arcade-Cabinet/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 07:47:42 PDT
Desk / Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Worktable/
Desk / Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IN2Q/IOOXL58F/FLWIN2QIOOXL58F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IN2Q/IOOXL58F/FLWIN2QIOOXL58F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IN2Q/IOOXL58F/FLWIN2QIOOXL58F.SMALL.jpg conglomeration For this project, I used six 2 x 4's1 1/4" screws2" screws3" screwsgluescrap laminate topThis desk project was built for Pam. She asked me to make a simple work table/desk for herart room. You will have to determine length, width and height of your table and cut the pieces to size. This table finish...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 07:48:48 PDT
Spice & Hot Sauce Rack From A Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Spice-Hot-Sauce-Rack-From-a-Pallet/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 09:05:19 PDT
Perfect Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Dovetails/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 15:30:46 PDT
Glow River Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-River-Bench/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 18:39:12 PDT
Wood Shim Document/Book Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Shim-DocumentBook-Holder/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 19:18:23 PDT
Pipe & Pallet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Pallet-Shelf/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 19:39:16 PDT
Propane Tank Aluminium Smelter (No Weld). http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Aluminium-Smelter-No-Weld/
Propane Tank Aluminium Smelter (No Weld). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IXMV/IOOM1Z17/FCOIXMVIOOM1Z17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IXMV/IOOM1Z17/FCOIXMVIOOM1Z17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IXMV/IOOM1Z17/FCOIXMVIOOM1Z17.SMALL.jpg NphRandom For a long time I had been watching YouTube clips and reading about people making their own aluminum smelters and figured one day I would go ahead and make my own. Time passed and there was always another project or reason why I never got around to making one. Then I decided one cold winte...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:51:50 PDT
How to Make a Violin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Violin/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:55:34 PDT
How to Use Scrap Wood to Make Cool Table Top or Doll Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Scrap-Wood-to-Make-Cool-Table-Top-or-Do/
How to Use Scrap Wood to Make Cool Table Top or Doll Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/DB23/IOOJY7X3/F17DB23IOOJY7X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/DB23/IOOJY7X3/F17DB23IOOJY7X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/DB23/IOOJY7X3/F17DB23IOOJY7X3.SMALL.jpg Cayd13 I had some scrap cedar decking so I made a table top for my mom and doll table for my younger sister. I did not not stain and paint the tables. My mom and sister did. Find Wood We have a huge burn pile in our yard. That is where I got my wood from Start Drawing The Table I put a nail in ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 12:58:22 PDT
Retro Inspired Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Inspired-Phone-Dock/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:07:04 PDT
Pallet Basketball Wastebasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Basketball-Wastebasket/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:54:24 PDT
From Hymnal Racks to Plant Stands - an Exercise in Repurposing Architectural Wood Findings http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Hymnal-Racks-to-Plant-Stands-an-Exercise-in-R/
From Hymnal Racks to Plant Stands - an Exercise in Repurposing Architectural Wood Findings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/NIZO/IOOJXLQV/F9QNIZOIOOJXLQV.SMALL.jpg Radical Geezer A short while ago the pastor of the church across the street from us was retiring. As he and his wife prepared to move out of the church parsonage that had been their home for the past thirty years he faced the problem of what to do with the eclectic collection of, well, stuff that had accumulated ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 11:38:32 PDT
Wood Lathe Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Restoration/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:26 PDT
Lathe Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Tool-Rack/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 05:45:58 PDT
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Potting-Table-Sturdy-and-Simple/
Potting Table - Sturdy and Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/L2EZ/ION4IXRS/FZPL2EZION4IXRS.SMALL.jpg TheCoffeeDude I live in a condo, and as a result I do a lot of container gardening. Having sturdy and durable potting tables is essential, not only for potting the plants to begin with, but also to set containers on around the edges of my deck. I came by this table design at some point years ago, and adapted it t...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 22:00:52 PDT
Replacing a Radiator Fan Motor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-a-Radiator-Fan-Motor/
Replacing a Radiator Fan Motor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/8UYA/IOLP447B/FSM8UYAIOLP447B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/8UYA/IOLP447B/FSM8UYAIOLP447B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/8UYA/IOLP447B/FSM8UYAIOLP447B.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby As a proactive changeout, I'm replacing the 17 year old radiator fan motor in my Honda civic 1999. The new motor I got off Amazon.com. Removing the fan assembly. The upper radiator hose must be disconnected at the radiator or removed completely. The electrical connector need to be unclipped and...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 15:03:46 PDT
Altoids phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Phone-Charger/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:23:04 PDT
Installing Silicone Radiator Hoses! http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Silicone-Radiator-Hoses/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 15:12:18 PDT
World Map Tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/World-Map-Tabletop/
World Map Tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/3JE3/IOMP20EI/FGG3JE3IOMP20EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/3JE3/IOMP20EI/FGG3JE3IOMP20EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/3JE3/IOMP20EI/FGG3JE3IOMP20EI.SMALL.jpg rdepoortere A woodcarving project I started as a gift for my brother. He's a big gaming fan and one of his favorite games is Risk, so I decided to 'make' him a Risk inspired (world map) table. After a good 2 months of drilling, dremeling and sanding, this was the result.Materials:- Table (I found mine in a seco...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:45:03 PDT
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
Flip-O-Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-O-Mat/
Flip-O-Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4TON/IOLU9OZE/FWM4TONIOLU9OZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4TON/IOLU9OZE/FWM4TONIOLU9OZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/4TON/IOLU9OZE/FWM4TONIOLU9OZE.SMALL.jpg emmarothschild This is the invention of a lifetime. Have you even wanted to cut something on a table but just not had the right mat? Or has the mat been too far away and you just didn't want to walk across the room? Well this is perfect for you! We encountered this problem while working on a project that required ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 09:41:27 PDT
DaVinci-O-Matic makes anything Exciting and Interesting http://www.instructables.com/id/DaVinci-O-Matic/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 19:06:29 PDT
Router Table Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-Hack/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:44:54 PDT
The Napparatus http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Napparatus/
The Napparatus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MR6U/IOLP48L3/FXTMR6UIOLP48L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MR6U/IOLP48L3/FXTMR6UIOLP48L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/MR6U/IOLP48L3/FXTMR6UIOLP48L3.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Since the dawn of society, mankind has been trying to solve one mystery: how do you make workers more productive. We have the solution: naps at work!It turns out that if you provide people with amenities that make them want to stay at work (espresso machines, snacks, pingpong tables, video game cons...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 08:11:44 PDT
Rustic Coat Rack using Shou-sugi-ban http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Coat-Rack/
Rustic Coat Rack using Shou-sugi-ban - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/CBSL/IOLR6YJV/FBECBSLIOLR6YJV.SMALL.jpg akullerkann Every corridor need a coat rack.For us, a random IKEA one did not fill the bill, so I decided to build my own custom designed reclaimed lumber coat rack.This project had been circling my head for a long time. The trigger was the Reclaimed lumber contest on the Instructables.I decided to use reclaime...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 13:56:04 PDT
Convert Your Pickup Truck to a Flatbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Your-Pickup-Truck-to-a-Flatbed/
Convert Your Pickup Truck to a Flatbed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EG38/IOMP0NH5/FSJEG38IOMP0NH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EG38/IOMP0NH5/FSJEG38IOMP0NH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/EG38/IOMP0NH5/FSJEG38IOMP0NH5.SMALL.jpg PeterD60 My Dodge1500 had a rusted bed so I decided it was time to replace it. In searching for a replacement I found it would be cheaper and easier to convert my truck to a simple flat bed. I added temporary lights so that I could continue to drive the truck during the conversion. Tools and Materials The...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:43:14 PDT
Large log slice table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Log-Slice-Table/
Large log slice table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FW8S/IOLU8V6D/F7PFW8SIOLU8V6D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FW8S/IOLU8V6D/F7PFW8SIOLU8V6D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/FW8S/IOLU8V6D/F7PFW8SIOLU8V6D.SMALL.jpg 42ndOddity Several years ago my workplace had to chop down a large tree, a horse chestnut which was threatening the building. Once it had been felled the workmen roughly chainsawed it into sections ready to be disposed of.A couple of pieces somehow ended up in my possession, the largest one being a cross secti...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 23:41:11 PDT
Outdoor Chair Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Chair-Makeover/
Outdoor Chair Makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/WXJ4/IOLR79RU/FQBWXJ4IOLR79RU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/WXJ4/IOLR79RU/FQBWXJ4IOLR79RU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/WXJ4/IOLR79RU/FQBWXJ4IOLR79RU.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Makeover any thrift store chair with this easy outdoor chair makeover! Watch the short video tutorial here! Stuff you'll need Jigsaw1/4" plywood Sander 2" wide masking tape Hammer & nails Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Carbon, Everlasting, Reminisce & Victorian Americana Decor Light Satin V...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 15:17:54 PDT
How to Make a Headphones Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Headphones-Stand/
How to Make a Headphones Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/KHWU/IOLR75KB/F6HKHWUIOLR75KB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/KHWU/IOLR75KB/F6HKHWUIOLR75KB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/KHWU/IOLR75KB/F6HKHWUIOLR75KB.SMALL.jpg julio007madrid If you want to make a headphone stand like this one you'll need:-A piece of Cold roll (About 20 cm)-A piece of plain metal (About 5 cm x 20 cm)-Thick wire The supplies The base Firts let's find the center of our cold roll bar and make two holes at the same distance, then with the wire let's m...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:28:37 PDT
Saw horse corner speaker stands, with amplifier hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Horse-Corner-Speaker-Stands-With-Amplifier-Ham/
Saw horse corner speaker stands, with amplifier hammock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/JWQX/IOLP1BNR/FAAJWQXIOLP1BNR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/JWQX/IOLP1BNR/FAAJWQXIOLP1BNR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/JWQX/IOLP1BNR/FAAJWQXIOLP1BNR.SMALL.jpg lightnin9 This instructable shows how to hastily make speaker stands out of pallet wood and cheap wooden sawhorses. You might need to build these stands in a hurry if, for example, your wife buys a cheap but nice couch at the 2nd hand store which unfortunately has high armrests which absorb the lovely audioph...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:31:37 PDT
DIWire Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DI-Wire-Table/
DIWire Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JP7L/IOQ1HVZI/FQHJP7LIOQ1HVZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JP7L/IOQ1HVZI/FQHJP7LIOQ1HVZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/JP7L/IOQ1HVZI/FQHJP7LIOQ1HVZI.SMALL.jpg SageH2 The DIWire is a very useful CNC wire bending machine, which utilizes different applications for 2D and 3D objects. Using the machine for various projects, I grew increasingly frustrated with how I had to watch each bend so closely. I wanted to start a bend and walk away to do other work, and then co...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:57:29 PDT