Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:09:09 PST BLOX v1.01 Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Strata-Bench-Fabrication-Part-3-of-3/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
The Positively Amazing Negative Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Positively-Amazing-Negative-Lamp/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:34:22 PST
Red Neck Mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Neck-Mixer/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:39:17 PST
Podium-Mounted Votive Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Podium-Mounted-Votive-Candle-Holders/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:05:36 PST
Dinosaur Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Trophy/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:00:27 PST
Update To My First Post http://www.instructables.com/id/Update-To-My-First-Post/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:34:35 PST
Bass Clef Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Clef-Cutting-Board/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:57:27 PST
How To Make A Metal Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Metal-Snowflake/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:51:48 PST
coconut drinking glass http://www.instructables.com/id/coconut-drinking-glass/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:46:35 PST
Recycled Bottle Self Watering Hydroponics http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Bottle-Self-Watering-Hydroponics/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:52:46 PST
How To Make An Elder Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Elder-Wand/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:05:05 PST
350 QX Battery Door Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/350-QX-Battery-Door-Modification/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:21:44 PST
Over Engineered Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Engineered-Nutcracker/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:22:53 PST
Frankendrill IV: The Resurrection http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankendrill-IV-The-Resurrection/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 PST
Laser cut wood veneer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wood-veneer-lamp/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:09 PST
Pallet Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bar/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:21:23 PST
Giant wooden Lego men http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:51:39 PST
Wooden Boot Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Boot-Jack/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:38:56 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Pipe-Shelves/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 PST
Minecraft Crossed Swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Crossed-Swords/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:50:24 PST
Bookcase Storage Cubby Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Storage-Cubby-Unit/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:26:25 PST
Firewood Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Dolly/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:48 PST
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
Caraoke http://www.instructables.com/id/Caraoke/
Caraoke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Let's be honest with each other, we all love singing in the car. Sometimes it's tough to sing along when you don't know all the words, which is why you need a car karaoke system - the caraoke!With the windows rolled down you can share your amazing singing voice with everyone you pass.You as the dri...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:13:27 PST
Game of Thrones Inspired Chess Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Inspired-Chess-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:37:52 PST
Chill Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Chill-Chair/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Backpack swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-swing/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:54:40 PST
Make an Adjustable Knitting Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Adjustable-Knitting-Loom/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:58:21 PST
Anniversary Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Anniversary-Jewelry-Box/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:39:32 PST
Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-Barrel-Christmas-Hack-Wooden-Ornament-Trees/
Crate & Barrel Christmas Hack: Wooden Ornament Trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8IU7/I3S5MU21/F4W8IU7I3S5MU21.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas The other day I was turning the pages of the latest Crate & Barrel holiday catalog and I came upon the cutest ornament trees made of steel. I loved it. But then I thought, this would be totally cool if it were made of wood and had a more rustic feel. So I went back to my workshop and in about 2 ho...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:49:20 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/96KR/I3R75A26/FB896KRI3R75A26.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Home decor how-to: Make a holiday mantle. Fireplace not required http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-decor-how-to-Make-a-holiday-mantle-Fireplace-/
Home decor how-to: Make a holiday mantle. Fireplace not required - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/28XK/I3R75BN8/F3G28XKI3R75BN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/28XK/I3R75BN8/F3G28XKI3R75BN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/28XK/I3R75BN8/F3G28XKI3R75BN8.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Want a sock-knockin’ home decor how-to you can love all year? Check out MyFixitUpLife’s mega mantle. One look and you’ll say: That’s the background for our holiday card. Or if you’re on Santa’s naughty list you might think something else. But that’s none of my business. Here’s how we mega-ed this on...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:23 PST
Valet Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Valet-Tray/
Valet Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/IK52/I3PK1SR5/FS8IK52I3PK1SR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/IK52/I3PK1SR5/FS8IK52I3PK1SR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/IK52/I3PK1SR5/FS8IK52I3PK1SR5.SMALL.jpg TimBTodd Hunk of 8/4 walnut trued up and cut to blank size. Starting to route out the tray sections. Edge Finished routing out tray sections. Added a spline of walnut into a blank for the sides. Cut them in such a way that the grain will wrap around the tray. Splines Used a jig on the table saw to cut...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:31 PST
Walnut Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Coffee-Table/
Walnut Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S1AV/I3PK1RFW/FY5S1AVI3PK1RFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S1AV/I3PK1RFW/FY5S1AVI3PK1RFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/S1AV/I3PK1RFW/FY5S1AVI3PK1RFW.SMALL.jpg TimBTodd Here is my hunk(s) of wood. 8/4 walnut from a local shop. Trued up the sides and planed to thickness. Floating Tenon Jig I whipped one up and made some maple floating tenons from scrap. Glue up Added some dowels between the tenons and glued it up between a couple of bow clamps. Cross cut the ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:43:52 PST
Walnut hallway table topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-hallway-table-topper/
Walnut hallway table topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LLBE/I3PK1WK8/F4ILLBEI3PK1WK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LLBE/I3PK1WK8/F4ILLBEI3PK1WK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/LLBE/I3PK1WK8/F4ILLBEI3PK1WK8.SMALL.jpg TimBTodd Topper for a metal hallway table topper I found. Found a piece of walnut with an interesting graining pattern and cut it into 3/4" strips and mixed them up. Glue up Glued them together and clamp them up while keeping them flat. Finish I used vinyl sealer and precatalyzed lacquer. Here i...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:01:12 PST
The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
The Wooden Whale of Woe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IUQJ/I3R74PY8/FZOIUQJI3R74PY8.SMALL.jpg bretinc Greeting my fellow Instructables I've made this whale mostly out of branches and other things I had laying around the house, it was 100% free. The story all starts when my partner in crime and I were in Target a couple weeks back and had seen this very simple outline of a 1' x 2" wooden whale made o...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Low Cost Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Walking-Stick/
Low Cost Walking Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/Q66M/I3R7088T/FPXQ66MI3R7088T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/Q66M/I3R7088T/FPXQ66MI3R7088T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/Q66M/I3R7088T/FPXQ66MI3R7088T.SMALL.jpg graydog111 MATERIALSOld derelict post hole digger handle or suitable wooden shaftOld Brass Candle stick from Salvation Army Thrift storeSanding discs & sandpaper of various grits1.5" pool ball StainClear Sealant, such as clear varnish or lacquer3/8" X 4" boltTOOLSVariable Speed 1.5" Electric Makita hand held B...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:32:15 PST
Flaming Shots Menorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Flaming-Shots-Menorah/
Flaming Shots Menorah - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/KM1W/I3PJU2VO/FTZKM1WI3PJU2VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/KM1W/I3PJU2VO/FTZKM1WI3PJU2VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/KM1W/I3PJU2VO/FTZKM1WI3PJU2VO.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Do you love Hanukkah parties? Put more "PARTY" in your Hanukkah with this Flaming Shots Menorah.FLAMING SHOTS MENORAH = EXTREME HANUKKAH CELEBRATION!!It's fairly simply to make with access to a basic wood shop tools and will be sure to impress holiday guests.Check out these 3 Flaming Holiday Shots t...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
Headphones Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Stand/
Headphones Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SMALL.jpg The Wood Workshop A super stylish headphone stand that I designed that is both simple to make and works really well. Its can be made with just a band saw or jigsaw and a little sanding. The cable holder is just my my favorite drawer pull as featured in my portafilter instructable. Timber Selection You can use any ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:34:46 PST
Handheld Car Wash http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Car-Wash/
Handheld Car Wash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/0NLA/I3PJTIDG/FCH0NLAI3PJTIDG.SMALL.jpg Robb I built a fully-featured backpack-mounted powerful motorized solution to your dirty car problems.Tired of washing your car while tethered to the garden hose?Did you enjoy watching Ghostbusters? Do you have an old Scuba tank laying around?One of my biggest pet peeves is having a dirty car, there is n...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:38:49 PST
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Multi-Angle-Camera-Mount/
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I recently made a camera track system for my workshop. However, the camera mount only had one axis of movement and as soon as I had it assembled, I knew I could improve on the design.I wanted two axes!! (I know that looks weird, but I looked it up, and that turns out to be the plural of axis). Usi...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:02:49 PST
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Personalized-Key-Organizer/
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1DW0/I3PJTWMW/FQM1DW0I3PJTWMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1DW0/I3PJTWMW/FQM1DW0I3PJTWMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/1DW0/I3PJTWMW/FQM1DW0I3PJTWMW.SMALL.jpg DennisPelle This is a key organizer I had made for myself. I was tired of being poked in the legs by my keys everyday and wanted to eliminate the jingle every time I went to open my house door. This project was made with scrap materials I had laying around. (Note: I didn't think to take pics as I was going but ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:46:55 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Slingshot/
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will teach you how to cast an aluminum slingshot capable of great power and suprising accuracy. The actual casting method used is "lost foam casting", in which foam is carved into the final design and buried in sand. Metal is poured into the foam, vaporising it and filling the mo...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
Real Hoverboard Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Hoverboard-Hovercraft/
Real Hoverboard Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/NROG/I3R76K24/F5TNROGI3R76K24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/NROG/I3R76K24/F5TNROGI3R76K24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5T/NROG/I3R76K24/F5TNROGI3R76K24.SMALL.jpg Silentfauxfox Tired of remote control model hovercrafts how-to's? Want one that you and your friends can actually glide across the ground in style without spending a fortune on a kit? Well here you go!This is our home made, fully functioning, rideable hoverboard! We are hoping to improve the craft with 3D printed...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:09:15 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Christmas Present) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Infinity-Mirror-Perfect-Christmas-Presen/
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Christmas Present) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FII/CAB6/I3PJQCF6/FIICAB6I3PJQCF6.SMALL.jpg toasteroven47 Here is an infinity mirror that I made as a birthday present for my girlfriend. Perfect if you are stuck for present ideas and want to tinker around a bit as it is a really simple creation. It only took me a couple of days of working for a few hours in the evening to make and i am very happy with th...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-bender-and-plexiglass-lamp/
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3GA7/I3PRRKO9/FQJ3GA7I3PRRKO9.SMALL.jpg Thomas_V Hello,We are three students Industrial Design in our second year at University of Ghent.We were instructed to design and make a plexiglass chandelier that chould be produced with our own designed DIY plexiglass bender.We were allowed to use standard DIY tools and digital production techniques like l...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
DIY Plexibender + lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plexibender-lamp/
DIY Plexibender + lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/P3MJ/I3PJR1RL/FILP3MJI3PJR1RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/P3MJ/I3PJR1RL/FILP3MJI3PJR1RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/P3MJ/I3PJR1RL/FILP3MJI3PJR1RL.SMALL.jpg CharlotteBelliard Hello!In this tutorial, we will teach you how to make a plexibender.It's a machine to bend PMMA (Plexiglas).With that we'll show you 2 possible lamps to make with it - but different armatures are possible.Unleash your creativity!You can find our blog with the whole process HEREThe pictures of the en...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:05:14 PST
Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Catapult-4/
Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J3ZA/I3R6XKP2/FJRJ3ZAI3R6XKP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J3ZA/I3R6XKP2/FJRJ3ZAI3R6XKP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/J3ZA/I3R6XKP2/FJRJ3ZAI3R6XKP2.SMALL.jpg JsimsIII MaterialsWood2 pieces each 7 1/2 inches long3 pieces 14 inches long2 pieces 24 inches long1 piece 28 inches long1 piece 10 1/2 inches longOther2 large and strong eye hook20-30 long screws (can use nails but screws are better) not all will be used a cup (this holds your projectile) 4 20-24 (the shor...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:36:25 PST
Knick Knack Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Knick-Knack-Shelf/
Knick Knack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/8XE9/I3PRQM2A/FKI8XE9I3PRQM2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/8XE9/I3PRQM2A/FKI8XE9I3PRQM2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/8XE9/I3PRQM2A/FKI8XE9I3PRQM2A.SMALL.jpg Robert_winkler This is a Knick Knack shelf that you can put almost anything that you want on it. Its original purpose is to hang on the wall and put video game cases, and accessories on. Materials needed:2, 6" x 36" x 3/4" pieces of poplar (a type of wood) 1, 2" x 36" x 3/4" piece of poplar Carpenters glue (wood g...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 PST