Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:45:06 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Sharpen Used and Dull Drill Bits (By Hand!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-Used-and-Dull-Drill-Bits-By-Hand/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:27:29 PST
Collapsible Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Bowl/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:18:04 PST
Floating Shelf #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Shelf-1-1/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:39:45 PST
DIY: Repair Makita BL1830 Battery By Making One Good From Two Bad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repair-Makita-BL1830-Battery-by-Making-One-Goo/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:19:45 PST
Hair Comb Out of 100 Year Old Purple Heart Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Hair-Comb-Out-of-100-Year-Old-Purple-Heart-Wood/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:32:11 PST
Cool Wooden Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Wooden-Pen/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:35:00 PST
Laser Cut Periodic Table Name Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Periodic-Table-Name-Tag/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:15:04 PST
Designing Lighting Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-Lighting-Unit/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:54:46 PST
Plasma cutter circle guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Plasma-Cutter-Circle-Guide/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:29:05 PST
Custom Cutting Board from Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cutting-Board-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:14:34 PST
Countertop Gumball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Countertop-Gumball-Machine/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:00:24 PST
Sexy Leg Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Sexy-Leg-Vise/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:48:13 PST
Piano Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Art/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:03:48 PST
Scary sharp on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Scary-Sharp-on-a-Budget/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:15:38 PST
Wood Pallet Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Mirror/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:12:18 PST
THE OMG BOOKSHELF!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-OMG-BOOKSHELF/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:32:58 PST
DIY Veneer Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Veneer-Guitar-Picks/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:13:11 PST
Tool Case From Broken Waterpass http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Case-From-Broken-Waterpass/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:38:47 PST
Barn Wood Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Barn-Wood-Shutters/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:43:39 PST
Pancake CNC Machine (Turn Your CNC Into a Pancake Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pancake-CNC-Machine-Turn-Your-CNC-Into-a-Pancake-M/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:01:01 PST
How to Make Skateboard Guitar Picks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Skateboard-Guitar-Picks/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:08:23 PST
Longboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Rack/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:30:01 PST
DIY Sheet Metal Bender Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sheet-Metal-Bender-Brake/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:15:12 PST
Home-made Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Anvil/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:54:28 PST
Floating Live Edge Playing Card Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Live-Edge-Playing-Card-Shelf/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:06:55 PST
Shelving Twig http://www.instructables.com/id/Shelving-Twig/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:55:22 PST
Candy Pooping Reindeer http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Pooping-Reindeer/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:43:25 PST
Build a Plastic Vacuum Former http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Plastic-Vacuum-Former/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:08:39 PST
How to Make a Simple Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Box-2/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:59:10 PST
Wooden Passport Holder With Resin Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Passport-Holder-With-Resin-Window/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:16:06 PST
Wooden Knuckle Dusters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Knuckle-Dusters/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:16:41 PST
Motorized screw organizer with jam jars: The Caroustore http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Screw-Organizer-With-Jam-Jars-the-Carous/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:30:06 PST
Steam-bent Headphone Stand Made From Reclaimed Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-bent-Headphone-Stand-Made-From-Reclaimed-Mat/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:45:05 PST
German Incense Smoker - Cottage http://www.instructables.com/id/German-Incense-Smoker-Cottage/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:58:50 PST
Easy Doorbell From Scrap Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Doorbell-From-Scrap-Steel/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:04:48 PST
Test Your Nerve! http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Your-Nerve/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:42:40 PST
Drill Chuck Adapters http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Chuck-Adapters/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:28:14 PST
How to Make Handsaws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Handsaws/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:47:17 PST
Building A Computer Desk / DIY Desk PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Computer-Desk-DIY-Desk-PC/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:18:00 PST
Pallet Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wall-1/
Pallet Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/SMLA/IY0FYRWH/FRDSMLAIY0FYRWH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/SMLA/IY0FYRWH/FRDSMLAIY0FYRWH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/SMLA/IY0FYRWH/FRDSMLAIY0FYRWH.SMALL.jpg sebastiantheodore tl;dr This is how to build a pallet wall. You need pallets, 1"x2"s, a table saw, pin nailer, and a reciprocating saw.This guide is on how to build a pallet wall. Usually used for accent walls, I wanted to bring some warmth to my bedroom and pallet walls have nice woody details, kind of a rustic l...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:35:49 PST
Make a Massironi shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Massironi-Shelf/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:07:28 PST
VW Campervan Shelving http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Campervan-Shelving/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:11:30 PST
Roll Around Bench Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Around-Bench-Tool-Organizer/
Roll Around Bench Tool Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SMALL.jpg baker519 In a previous instructable I said I would be building a bench tool organizer to reduce the bench top clutter I have from various bench top tools. This one storage rack will free up about 10 feet of table top. I plan on building at least 3 racks.I saw an article in Wood magazine issue 179, October 20...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:04:03 PST
The Stool SHADOW http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Stool-SHADOW/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:31:00 PST
Easy DIY Circuit Board Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Circuit-Board-Vise/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:10:48 PST
Sweeney Todd Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweeney-Todd-Boat/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:09:58 PST
Cube Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp-1/
Cube Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SMALL.jpg Tjcarter852 I am a first year Design student and NC State's College of Design in the Industrial Design program. In my first studio, as a final project, we were instructed to create a light source and left with free reign of what that meant and what to do with it. I went though multiple designs and settled on wh...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:26:12 PST
How to build a custom 5'x8' reach in closet for less than $50! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Custom-5x8-Reach-in-Closet-for-Less/
How to build a custom 5'x8' reach in closet for less than $50! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5XW9/IY0FX7QI/FD25XW9IY0FX7QI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5XW9/IY0FX7QI/FD25XW9IY0FX7QI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/5XW9/IY0FX7QI/FD25XW9IY0FX7QI.SMALL.jpg kanew53 I've been wanting to build a custom closet for a while now but have never had the tools to do so until I got into wood working a few months ago so this past week I finally decided to make one. In this instructable I will show you how to design and build a custom reach in closet for less than $50.Mat...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:57:17 PST
Angle Grinder Hack 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-Hack-5/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:21:31 PST
Interlocking Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Interlocking-Shelves/
Interlocking Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/8RI2/IY0FUOB0/FBE8RI2IY0FUOB0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/8RI2/IY0FUOB0/FBE8RI2IY0FUOB0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/8RI2/IY0FUOB0/FBE8RI2IY0FUOB0.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hello everyone,Today we're bringing you a simple yet beautiful shelves design that has been cut with plywood. Stick to the end and enjoy reading :DThis tutorial was written by Abdullah Al-Dar and was made in FABLAB Dhahran Requirements The requirements to make this project are as follows: 1x sh...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 03:56:39 PST