Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:39:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Every Day Carry (EDC) Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Book/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:54 PDT
Secret door that looks like an 8' fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-that-looks-like-an-8-fence/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:07:39 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
Converting clothes cabinet into a multiple vivarium enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-clothes-cabinet-into-a-multiple-vivariu/
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By: eatteyah

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:09:20 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Pretty-Princess-Castle-Bed-your-Child-w/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Bulb-Simple-and-Easily-Made/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Zombicide Storage Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombicide-Storage-Boxes/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 23:27:02 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-ShelfCoat-Rack/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Wine-Bottle-Corks/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:51:46 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Industrial-Pipe-Shelf/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
DIY Rocking Chair Makeover with Olympic Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rocking-Chair-Makeover-with-Olympic-Stain/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:41:40 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:48:52 PDT
Large 24 Plant Hydroponic System from recycled 2 Liter Soda Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-24-Plant-Hydroponic-System-from-recycled-2-L/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:43:25 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
Purple Ombre Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Ombre-Dresser/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:38:55 PDT
Fun Summer Beach Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Summer-Beach-Chairs/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:07:52 PDT
Wall Cabinet with Glue and Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Cabinet-with-Glue-and-Joinery/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:39 PDT
How to propagate cacti!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-propagate-cacti/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:27:35 PDT
Recycled Glass Countertop http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glass-Countertop/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:44 PDT
Upcycled Collapsable Pallet Coffee Table (Easily Storable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Collapsable-Pallete-Coffee-Table-Easily-S/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:24:09 PDT
Metal Yard Flower(YART!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Yard-FlowerYART/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:55 PDT
Concrete Hexagon Plant Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Hexagon-Plant-Pot/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:34:58 PDT
Scrap Wood Wine Glass Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Wine-Glass-Rack/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:03:49 PDT
Handmade knife and Acid etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-knife-and-Acid-etching/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board Using MC Escher Tessellations http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Using-MC-Escher-Tessellati/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:14:36 PDT
IKEA Futon Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Futon-Hack/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 07:01:31 PST
Cable Damascus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Damascus/
Cable Damascus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia The modern connotation of Damascus steel is different from the original Damascus of the past. Historic Damascus steel referred to as crucible stee,l which had a very high carbon content and had a visible surface pattern because of its crystalline structure.Tthis Damascus steel, or Wootz steel, end...
By: Armeria Garcia

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Measuring tape holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-tape-holder/
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By: EYSpace

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:43:02 PDT
5 minute circle center finder gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-circle-center-finder-gauge/
5 minute circle center finder gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my quick tool for finding the center point of a dowel or any small circle.For the most part I'll use this to find the center of table legs so I can drill and install a threaded screw to attach to a mounting plate.It works on the same principle of connecting the corners diagonally on a square...
By: jturner44

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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:02:29 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
Wooden Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Heard of a rag doll? Those often-homemade dolls built from scraps of fabric? Source of Raggedy Ann? I sometimes work with fabric, but lately I've been doing a lot with wood, and decided it was time to make a wooden toy from those scraps of wood I've been hoarding. It was also a good opportunity t...
By: ohhmyhead

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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By: smori

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
Outdoor Pallet Credenza/Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Pallet-CredenzaBar/
Outdoor Pallet Credenza/Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/ODKA/HXMKOKD9/F15ODKAHXMKOKD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/ODKA/HXMKOKD9/F15ODKAHXMKOKD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/ODKA/HXMKOKD9/F15ODKAHXMKOKD9.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB I enjoy walking through my neighborhood on the night before trash day... i know its a problem BUT... i have found so many usefully odds and ends. From Mid Centruty Modern Teak chairs, Stainless Steel Bug Spray Canisters, a Chimnea, Plants, and so on, while they all need some love, for the most part ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:09:03 PDT
Pallet Cat House http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Cat-House/
Pallet Cat House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QUVB/HXMKLHSI/F6DQUVBHXMKLHSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QUVB/HXMKLHSI/F6DQUVBHXMKLHSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/QUVB/HXMKLHSI/F6DQUVBHXMKLHSI.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww I built this cat tower/house for our little kitty, and thought I would share my experience for any of you out there who would like to see how I did it, and hopefully make one of your own. The video above chronicles my entire journey from start to finish with step-by-step instructions. In case videos...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:27:54 PDT
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-A-Load-Off-Pallet-Lounger/
Take A Load Off: Pallet Lounger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/EAHI/HXLD9B65/FT8EAHIHXLD9B65.SMALL.jpg japrechaun This is an outdoor lounger I built out of an old pallet. It was a little bit of trial and error to get a good seat height and angle to be comfortable, but in the end, I must say, it is rather comfortable. (for a chair with no cushions) Most of the joinery is half lap joints which i accomplished with...
By: japrechaun

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:49:20 PDT
Mobile Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Sign/
Mobile Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/ZREQ/HXIKCL9C/FIZZREQHXIKCL9C.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c Yard sales are a great American, summer past-time. To have a successful yard sale, you must advertise. Here is a basic sign built as cheaply and easily as my project allowed. Some steps could be skipped or altered to fit your needs. Chalk board paint could make this a great bistro or café sign. ...
By: r_anderson_c

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:57:37 PDT
Pallet Wood Parquetry Circle Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Parquetry-Circle-Table/
Pallet Wood Parquetry Circle Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4AL3/HXLDB54F/FIW4AL3HXLDB54F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4AL3/HXLDB54F/FIW4AL3HXLDB54F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4AL3/HXLDB54F/FIW4AL3HXLDB54F.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my step by step guide to making a small circle table with a parquetry top, made entirely of pallet wood.Tools RequiredTable SawJig SawPlaner (You really really need one of these for this)Miter SawVarious SandersClamps... lots of clampsDrillScrew GunGluePry BarLots of table spaceThis is a rat...
By: jturner44

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:37:34 PDT
Rustic Western Reclaimed Wood Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Western-Reclaimed-Wood-Planter/
Rustic Western Reclaimed Wood Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/B16Z/HXIKDTXF/FT7B16ZHXIKDTXF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/B16Z/HXIKDTXF/FT7B16ZHXIKDTXF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/B16Z/HXIKDTXF/FT7B16ZHXIKDTXF.SMALL.jpg janesvillite This Instructable will walk you through how to make a 4'x2' reclaimed wood planter using only a chopsaw, handheld drill, a few clamps, a circular saw, and a Dremel (optional).*Because you will be working with reclaimed wood, please don't assume that my exact measurements will work for your project. ...
By: janesvillite

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:03:50 PDT
Desk Clamp Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Clamp-Lamp/
Desk Clamp Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/QLV5/HX1W61WF/FQYQLV5HX1W61WF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/QLV5/HX1W61WF/FQYQLV5HX1W61WF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/QLV5/HX1W61WF/FQYQLV5HX1W61WF.SMALL.jpg randofo Inspired by the shape of the classic articulated desk lamp and also a host of stylish galvanized pipe lamps, I arrived at the Desk Clamp Lamp. This is a simple, robust and reasonably cheap desk lamp that can be built entirely with parts readily available at your local Home Depot. The other nice thin...
By: randofo

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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:40:41 PDT
Fluorescent Tube Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-Tube-Floor-Lamp/
Fluorescent Tube Floor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/0LW1/HX1WDNYD/F2E0LW1HX1WDNYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/0LW1/HX1WDNYD/F2E0LW1HX1WDNYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/0LW1/HX1WDNYD/F2E0LW1HX1WDNYD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus This post modern vertical fluorescent lamp is a bold interpretation for a lighting solution, inspired by Gian Nicola's Gigante floor lamp (c.1981). Today, Nicola's lamps are a rare find, only sold at auction fetching anywhere from €900 to €1200. I decided to try making my own, with the additional ch...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 10:47:24 PDT
Gun Shell Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Shell-Chess-Set/
Gun Shell Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/JCOY/HXLMDSLU/F6YJCOYHXLMDSLU.SMALL.jpg balt2977 This all started out because my girlfriend like to play chess and shooting guns, and her birthday was coming up. So naturally, I decided to make her a gun shell chess set. Disclaimer, I didn't really plan on making an instructable for this, that is why there is not that many pictures as I would have...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:00:17 PDT
Gas Beating Electric Race Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-Beating-Electric-Race-Kart/
Gas Beating Electric Race Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/LMSH/HXHRE812/FTNLMSHHXHRE812.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/LMSH/HXHRE812/FTNLMSHHXHRE812.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/LMSH/HXHRE812/FTNLMSHHXHRE812.SMALL.jpg Ganhaar Invented in the 50's and race tuned over the last 60+ years, the kart is the training ground of F1 drivers and the simplest and purest driving experience on 4 wheels. What could make it better?Arguably the weakest link is the noisy engine that needs regular and expensive rebuilds to keep it competi...
By: Ganhaar

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 05:19:06 PDT
DIY: Skimboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Skimboard/
DIY: Skimboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/OO6T/HWNUIJV5/F1UOO6THWNUIJV5.SMALL.jpg BenjiDaa I saw a skimboard at a shop near the beach one day, and I thought, "You know I could make something like that!" Guess what I did, I came home, found some wood, and started hauling away at making a skimboard.This skimboard isn't too hard to make, and the cost is relatively low. Give it a nice paint j...
By: BenjiDaa

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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:08:25 PDT
Mini Hay Baler made from a re-purposed trash compactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hay-Baler-made-from-a-re-purposed-trash-compa/
Mini Hay Baler made from a re-purposed trash compactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTC/NVF1/HX411GBI/FTCNVF1HX411GBI.SMALL.jpg rollincaswell After my mom remodeled her kitchen two summers ago, this thing was heading for the scrap yard, at least that was the opinion of some of my fellow demo-crew personnel, I said I wanted it, for what I didn't know, at least until about a week ago when we decided that we were going to get a couple of goa...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:44:04 PDT
Summer Fruit Trays http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Fruit-Trays/
Summer Fruit Trays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/7LKJ/HXHR9THH/FOJ7LKJHXHR9THH.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make these colorful summer trays for your next outdoor meal using basic wood table rounds found at any hardware store. Use thin metal spoons for the handles. Watch how to make them here! You'll need Two 1" x 18" table roundsThin metal spoons *make sure you can bend them Rit Liquid Dye in Sun...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:18:42 PDT
Easy picture frame from pallet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-pallet-frame-for-vintage-license-plate/
Easy picture frame from pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/ZFP7/HXHR89OB/FQZZFP7HXHR89OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/ZFP7/HXHR89OB/FQZZFP7HXHR89OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/ZFP7/HXHR89OB/FQZZFP7HXHR89OB.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a ridiculously simple, quick-and-dirty picture frame made from pallet wood.I built it to display this old motorcycle license plate, but the same approach could be used to make a frame for just about anything.You only need a few basic tools to make this. However, a 3D printer or laser engrave...
By: seamster

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:29:39 PDT
DIY Negatoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Negatoscope/
DIY Negatoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FXCY/HXG6RUDE/FYEFXCYHXG6RUDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FXCY/HXG6RUDE/FYEFXCYHXG6RUDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/FXCY/HXG6RUDE/FYEFXCYHXG6RUDE.SMALL.jpg GRTC This is my first post and by the time im going to show you a 2 days project: A Homemade Negatoscope or "Box of Light". This tool its used by healthcare to detail a radiography. Step 1: Materials and Design For this Simple project I use:Wooden slats 0,5cm of thickness2 x AWG18 Wire (2 meters)1 x ...
By: GRTC

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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:13:40 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
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By: antagonizer

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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT