Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:58:32 PST BLOX v1.01 Stove from barrels http://www.instructables.com/id/Stove-from-barrels/
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By: Stefan Gales

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:16:30 PST
Trestle table with floating arched stretcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Trestle-table-with-floating-arched-stretcher/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:15:34 PST
How To Disassemble A Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Disassemble-A-Pallet/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:17:08 PST
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-51-piece-burr-puzzle-using-only-hand/
​How to make a 51 piece burr puzzle using only hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/XVEO/I2XTSCCU/FJTXVEOI2XTSCCU.SMALL.jpg Andrius Sta In this tutorial you’ll find a step by step instruction for making a 51 piece burr puzzle (also called “Pagoda”, "Japanese Crystal") using only hand tools. It’s a nice way to familiarize yourself with basic hand tool techniques and try out your patience! Things you'll need HandsawIn my case 2 ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:02:07 PST
Bottle Rocket Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Rocket-Lamp/
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By: Christian Knuell

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:19:49 PST
Smartphone Wood Veneer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Wood-Veneer-Case/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:42 PST
Copper pipe candelabra http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-pipe-candelabra/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:47:23 PST
Wire Scorpion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Scorpion-2/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:33:40 PST
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-adjustable-stilts-with-no-power-tools-out-of-/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:28:17 PST
Making Diesel from Waste Vegetable Oil - Biodiesel http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Diesel-from-Waste-Vegetable-Oil-Biodiesel/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:41:14 PST
Drywall TV Niche http://www.instructables.com/id/Drywall-TV-Niche/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:55:17 PST
Rekeying Home Locks Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Rekeying-Home-Locks-Yourself/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:35:22 PST
Cleaning Rapidograph Pens http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Rapidograph-Pens/
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By: Olivia

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:38:15 PST
Restore an Old Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Vise/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:10:40 PST
Wooden pulley without a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-pulley-without-a-lathe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
Cardboard fan blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-fan-blade/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:22:25 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Cup-From-34-Pipe/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
How to Build a Tahitian Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tahitian-Ukulele/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:38:19 PST
Dashboard Glove Dryer/Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashboard-Glove-DryerWarmer/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:46:29 PST
Wood Tie Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Tie-Bar/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:13:02 PST
How to make wooden pendant. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-wooden-pendant/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:51:00 PST
Fall Leaf Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Leaf-Lampshade/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:35:01 PST
Entertainment Center with Floating Speakers built using Pocket Hole Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-Center-with-Floating-Speakers-built-/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:02:00 PST
Oak Carpenter's Pencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Oak-Carpenters-Pencil/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:06:09 PST
How to make a BAT-signal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-signal/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Mini Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Sword-1/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:36:29 PST
Best DIY Dremel Sander Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Dremel-Sander-Ever/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:51:48 PST
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Big/Tiny Variable Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/BigTiny-Variable-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:38:59 PST
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
Beanery Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/OYV7/I2QU40BI/FZHOYV7I2QU40BI.SMALL.jpg U Riz Ever wanted a kitchen garden? Read on for a brief guide to micro-indoor farming and putting vacant window real estate to productive use.Chances are that you have a free window looking out at a yard, a few feet away from you as you read this. Perhaps you are in a climate controlled office or house. F...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Compression-Shelf-Room-Divider/
Compression Shelf Room Divider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/75UG/I2P3UUBD/FK975UGI2P3UUBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/75UG/I2P3UUBD/FK975UGI2P3UUBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/75UG/I2P3UUBD/FK975UGI2P3UUBD.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Storing your stuff doesn't have to mean boxing it and putting it out of eyesight. You can balance your storage needs in your place by partitioning your space with a smart storage solution like the compression shelf room divider. Using compression poles as the structure, rustic shelves were added t...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Homemade Wood Pizza Cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Pizza-Cutters/
Homemade Wood Pizza Cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F2XG/I2Q1HRF7/FHKF2XGI2Q1HRF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F2XG/I2Q1HRF7/FHKF2XGI2Q1HRF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/F2XG/I2Q1HRF7/FHKF2XGI2Q1HRF7.SMALL.jpg Thor Hunter Ripping The Board I start out with a three-quarter inch piece of hardwood. I set the table saw to split it down the middle.I start with the blade about a quarter of the way up and then flip the board from front to back and cut the other side. You always want to keep the same side of the board to...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:23 PST
A Scrap T.V. Becomes An OTA Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Scrap-TV-Becomes-An-OTA-Antenna/
A Scrap T.V. Becomes An OTA Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/KAR2/I2P3OL68/FSIKAR2I2P3OL68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/KAR2/I2P3OL68/FSIKAR2I2P3OL68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/KAR2/I2P3OL68/FSIKAR2I2P3OL68.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, this build enabled me to convert a recovered asset into a valuable piece of high performance hardware that allowed me to cut the cable umbilical cord, with a substantial savings of monthly payments. I finally got tired of shelling out for cable T.V. with it's re...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:51:41 PST
Modifying a Horizontal Storage Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-a-Horizontal-Storage-Shed/
Modifying a Horizontal Storage Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z83S/I2P3OJGJ/FC3Z83SI2P3OJGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z83S/I2P3OJGJ/FC3Z83SI2P3OJGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/Z83S/I2P3OJGJ/FC3Z83SI2P3OJGJ.SMALL.jpg park_ind_ent We recently purchased a snow blower and needed a place to store it. Since we already had a plastic storage shed that was storing stuff we no longer used, it seamed to be the perfect place to store the blower. The added plus was it could be moved near the driveway allowing for easier access. While...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:42:19 PST
Wooden YU-GI-OH Card (Or any card you like) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-YU-GI-OH-Card-Or-any-card-you-like/
Wooden YU-GI-OH Card (Or any card you like) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft The Wooden Yu-Gi-Oh CardTonight my co-worker told me how much of a Yu-Gi-Oh fan his son is. So, we decided to make him an early Christmas present...You could use this process to make any sort of Wooden Card sets (Playing Cards, Pokemon)What you need :Laser Cutting AccessVector Art Program Create t...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:56:18 PST
Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-and-Aging-Wood-Planks-with-Simple-Paintin/
Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SMALL.jpg Nscottrdcs Looking for a warm and comfortable feel for a room in your house? Explore how you can turn new wood planks into those that look like weathered barn wood with a few simple paint techniques. This re-do of our den was done with a board and batten wainscoting but the wood treatments can be done on mos...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:49:17 PST
Collapsable and Portable Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Sawhorses/
Collapsable and Portable Sawhorses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NWNF/I2I4CLSS/FU1NWNFI2I4CLSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NWNF/I2I4CLSS/FU1NWNFI2I4CLSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/NWNF/I2I4CLSS/FU1NWNFI2I4CLSS.SMALL.jpg mfcarpino Everyone needs sawhorses at some point but the issue later becomes where to store them. I've crafted a previous set of sawhorses that were built after a show on the New Yankee Workshop with Norm Abram. They are a nice set but they always took up a lot of space. So I set out on a research project ...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:59:48 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
Bent Plywood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Bent Plywood Chair is part of a broader study I'm up to experimenting with ergonomics- trying different materials and construction methods using the dimensions and posture of Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavillion Chair (1929). This one is made using 3/4" plywood and kerf bending for smooth c...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Electrolytic Rust Removal aka Magic http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolytic-Rust-Removal-aka-Magic/
Electrolytic Rust Removal aka Magic - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/D4QJ/F21EQ6T29V4/FJ8D4QJF21EQ6T29V4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/D4QJ/F21EQ6T29V4/FJ8D4QJF21EQ6T29V4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/D4QJ/F21EQ6T29V4/FJ8D4QJF21EQ6T29V4.SMALL.jpg ToolNut This is a relatively simple, safe and cheap way to remove light or heavy rust from any ferrous object. I used this process to restore an old wood plane that I bought for $1 (it looked totally un-usable because of the rust). As opposed to grinding, heavy wire brushing and acid bath processes, this me...
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Sun, 30 Jul 2006 19:01:18 PDT
Scroll Sawed Wooden Bowls! http://www.instructables.com/id/Scroll-Sawed-Wooden-Bowls/
Scroll Sawed Wooden Bowls! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4WQ9/GH8AASIT/F7O4WQ9GH8AASIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4WQ9/GH8AASIT/F7O4WQ9GH8AASIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/4WQ9/GH8AASIT/F7O4WQ9GH8AASIT.SMALL.jpg LMO Hey everybody! I was disappointed recently to find that there are no instructables on making wooden bowls with a scroll saw, even though there are lots of books published on the subject.  So I've decided to fill the gap. All you'll need is a scroll saw and a few other tools to get started.  I like...
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Sat, 4 Dec 2010 16:12:21 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SMALL.jpg jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Solid wood computer desk for only $50 in material! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-wood-computer-desk-for-only-50-in-material/
Solid wood computer desk for only $50 in material! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/UGDO/I2LMHSXQ/FGQUGDOI2LMHSXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/UGDO/I2LMHSXQ/FGQUGDOI2LMHSXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/UGDO/I2LMHSXQ/FGQUGDOI2LMHSXQ.SMALL.jpg gralewicz Introduction: My son needed a desk to accommodate dorm-room life.  As someone who enjoys making things from scratch, I thought this sounded like a perfect project...until I priced real wood (not MDF :-) . Realizing that hardwood flooring comes in strips ready to interlock, I figured a little glue ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:25:06 PST
Getting your home ready for winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-your-home-ready-for-winter/
Getting your home ready for winter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/3R2W/I2MXYV9O/FMR3R2WI2MXYV9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/3R2W/I2MXYV9O/FMR3R2WI2MXYV9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/3R2W/I2MXYV9O/FMR3R2WI2MXYV9O.SMALL.jpg HLM017 Hi. This is my first post in instructables.com. If you are a lucky one like me and live in a cold location, then last winter (2014) was a very chilled experience to say the least. After seeing my heat bill going to the roof I got to the task of increasing my home efficiency as much as possible for t...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:23:37 PST
From Tree To Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Tree-To-Lamp/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:47:12 PST
DODO Case Instructables Night CC Makerspace 3D Printed Faceplate http://www.instructables.com/id/DODO-Case-Instructables-Night-CC-Makerspace-3D-Pri/
DODO Case Instructables Night CC Makerspace 3D Printed Faceplate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SVWJ/I21R33TY/FCHSVWJI21R33TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SVWJ/I21R33TY/FCHSVWJI21R33TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/SVWJ/I21R33TY/FCHSVWJI21R33TY.SMALL.jpg docdavies This idea came about because I disagreed with several parts of the cardboard faceplate. When we took our example Google Cardboard to RVA Makerfest, we had over 300 people look through them into a different world. However 300 people had their faces all on the same spot. I wanted something that cou...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:10:11 PST
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-wood-Phone-case-with-Sugru-hinge-and-latch/
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SMALL.jpg Synhak Want to make an awesome wooden case for your phone? With some scrap plywood and some Sugru, you can have a sweet case that will protect your favorite cellular device. Materials:Some left over thin plywood (I used 3/16 prefinished cabinet ply)Hot glue gun (hot melt works better IMO)Scroll or jig saw,...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:32:10 PST
Useful bookholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Useful-bookholder/
Useful bookholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/IYFR/I2N6LKPZ/FD0IYFRI2N6LKPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/IYFR/I2N6LKPZ/FD0IYFRI2N6LKPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/IYFR/I2N6LKPZ/FD0IYFRI2N6LKPZ.SMALL.jpg Eiqua2808 You don't want that all your books are always lying on the table??? Then you need my bookholder. It's easy and fast to make. I can promise you, you will need it. Size First you have to know how big your bookholder must be. Here is the size which I used.1 plate 34,5 cm , 20 cm ,2 cm1 plate 5 cm , ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
Terrarium Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-Table/
Terrarium Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/9CTO/I2N6N312/F1W9CTOI2N6N312.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/9CTO/I2N6N312/F1W9CTOI2N6N312.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/9CTO/I2N6N312/F1W9CTOI2N6N312.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell I've been wanting to make a piece of indoor 'garden' furniture for ages. Not only do plants help improve indoor air quality (see NASA study), they also are huge mood enhancers for me. So I finally got down to it and built a terrarium coffee table! It was a lot of work for my beginner self, but tot...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:50 PST
Technique: Multiple Copies with Router and Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Mulitple-Copies-with-Router-and-Templates/
Technique: Multiple Copies with Router and Templates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/YK8R/I2P3TUV6/FT6YK8RI2P3TUV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/YK8R/I2P3TUV6/FT6YK8RI2P3TUV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/YK8R/I2P3TUV6/FT6YK8RI2P3TUV6.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This instructable will show you how to make multiple copies of a complex hardwood object using templates and a router. This example is a wall-hung hardwood tablet frame for a Nexus 7.To make multiples of an object by hand, you need to be able to make controlled, exact cuts quickly. Using a hand-held...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:16:18 PST
Wooden Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Piggy-Bank/
Wooden Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/4HRC/I2KSMIM3/F7X4HRCI2KSMIM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/4HRC/I2KSMIM3/F7X4HRCI2KSMIM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/4HRC/I2KSMIM3/F7X4HRCI2KSMIM3.SMALL.jpg seamster I have wanted to get into wood carving for a long time, with both hand tools and power tools. This wooden piggy bank is my first attempt at a power carving project, and was made for one of my kids as a Christmas present. It is made from layers of scrap pine boards which were cut, glued up, carved d...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:12:44 PST