Instructables: exploring - workshop - bench http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:30:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build a bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bench-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:17:41 PDT
Pallet to Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-to-Potting-Bench/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:33:33 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
Sofa made from a bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Sofa-made-from-a-bed-frame/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:10:39 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
White Oak Benches http://www.instructables.com/id/White-Oak-Benches/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D5MU/HSM522QF/FMQD5MUHSM522QF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D5MU/HSM522QF/FMQD5MUHSM522QF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/D5MU/HSM522QF/FMQD5MUHSM522QF.SMALL.jpg cpine522 I make some benches for our kitchen table.  White oak is the material and it turns out great. Please view and tell me what you think. I like to hear others opinions and comments.  Chris
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:32:23 PDT
Low Waste, Simple, Rock Solid Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Waste-Simple-Rock-Solid-Workbench/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 18:57:07 PST
DIY Bench Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Cookies/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:57:16 PST
pt 5 make your own free furniture with simple tools - tim sway perspectives http://www.instructables.com/id/pt-5-make-your-own-free-furniture-with-simple-tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/YKJT/HSASL8VK/FP7YKJTHSASL8VK.SMALL.jpg timsway this is part 5 in my six-part series designed to show how to get your own free, reclaimed wood, get all the tools you need to for cheap and start building stuff with it. in episode 5 i make a useful, little bench/table/stool that is very simple to do and really only requires a handsaw, hammer and n...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 06:16:35 PST
Salvaged Heart Pine Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvaged-Heart-Pine-Bench/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 19:12:33 PST
Garden Bench (I made it at Techshop) http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Bench-1/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:09:27 PST
Baby Bus Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bus-Bench/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:16:19 PST
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-wood-workbenches-UK-Style/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:36 PST
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-circular-bench-saw-from-scrap/
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Try to salvage little electric motors from scrap, because you can usually find a way to reuse them. I don't remember where this motor comes from, I've got it many years ago when I used to dismount everything I bumped into, anyway when I found it the other day I immediately pictured a small bench saw...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:41:53 PST
Mudbench (Step 2 of 4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudbench-Step-2-of-4/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 20:57:51 PST
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Operated-Hold-Down-Tool/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:56:11 PST
How to evenly split a large log. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-evenly-split-a-large-log/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PTZ6/HQQLNDYW/F33PTZ6HQQLNDYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PTZ6/HQQLNDYW/F33PTZ6HQQLNDYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/PTZ6/HQQLNDYW/F33PTZ6HQQLNDYW.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Building a bench?  Making fence post rails? This is how I split a large and heavy Popular log lengthwise.  In our case it was because it was too large to hand load.  It was a spur of the moment find and I had few tools to work with.  I think the key here is a very sharp chainsaw and lots of wedges. ...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:18:54 PST
WORKBENCH WOODWORKING http://www.instructables.com/id/WORKBENCH-WOODWORKING/
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:11:03 PST
Shorten an Oversized Kitchen Bench Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Bench-Modification/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 13:35:44 PST
Hockey Puck Bench Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Hockey-Puck-Bench-Block/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 06:05:31 PST
Yard Or Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Yard-Or-Garden-Bench/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:50:31 PST
Rustic Pallet Bench Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pallet-bench-Seat/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:44:11 PST
Pendulum Wave - From Shop Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Pendulum-Wave-From-Shop-Scraps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/OUAG/HNE45D60/F1KOUAGHNE45D60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/OUAG/HNE45D60/F1KOUAGHNE45D60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/OUAG/HNE45D60/F1KOUAGHNE45D60.SMALL.jpg kludge77 So I saw this pendulum wave video on YouTube and thought, "I wonder if I could make that?" It's a scrap wood project and entirely for my own amusement. I used a 1" dowel, a couple of cedar boards, and some network patch cable. I spent about an hour last night just setting off, over and over and ove...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:41:35 PDT
French Clip Barrettes http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Clip-Barrettes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Made some french clip barrettes. They are laminated from re-sawn mulberry, dogwood, sycamore, claro walnut and leftover pine just to class it up. If I could change something, I think epoxy would be a better choice over the hot glue. Barrettes clips purchased here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/5471...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 09:18:04 PDT
Simple Potting Bench from Pallets. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Potting-Bench-from-Pallets/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:27:26 PDT
Curved Concrete Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Curved-Concrete-Bench/
Curved Concrete Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0ZY5/HLZRO9DM/F470ZY5HLZRO9DM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0ZY5/HLZRO9DM/F470ZY5HLZRO9DM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/0ZY5/HLZRO9DM/F470ZY5HLZRO9DM.SMALL.jpg adamyaakov Hi, my name is Adam and I study Industrial Design.   This is my first instructable here, my recent work presented:   Curved bench made from ​​white concrete, Which weights approx 150. kg tool list and materials needed for this project - Carpenter's level (All ...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 11:56:56 PDT
Wine Bottle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KZXV/HLZGV4VI/FQ1KZXVHLZGV4VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KZXV/HLZGV4VI/FQ1KZXVHLZGV4VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/KZXV/HLZGV4VI/FQ1KZXVHLZGV4VI.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turned a discarded cherry base and a pardon tequila bottle...scratch that, old wine bottle, into a bottle light. It warms up the room and is a great use for otherwise discarded items. Oh, and I need to buy a glass drilling bit...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:35:21 PDT
Simple Half-lap legs for a small side table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Half-lap-legs-for-a-small-side-table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/D3EW/HLJV3DYL/FSED3EWHLJV3DYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/D3EW/HLJV3DYL/FSED3EWHLJV3DYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/D3EW/HLJV3DYL/FSED3EWHLJV3DYL.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Sorry for my chisel bumbling to all the hand-tool fanatics...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:55:48 PDT
Carve a Butt in a Bench How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Butt-in-a-Bench-How-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/1WLS/HLJUK30Z/FIR1WLSHLJUK30Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/1WLS/HLJUK30Z/FIR1WLSHLJUK30Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/1WLS/HLJUK30Z/FIR1WLSHLJUK30Z.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry Flat surfaces can be rough on the toosh. Try carving a butt impression in your seat and feel the difference! It's like the wood is cuddling with your cheeks. See how to get this done in this video!
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 21:03:56 PDT
Carve a Root Bench How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Root-Bench-How-To/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/WG8J/HLJVDR6Z/FVMWG8JHLJVDR6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/WG8J/HLJVDR6Z/FVMWG8JHLJVDR6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/WG8J/HLJVDR6Z/FVMWG8JHLJVDR6Z.SMALL.jpg San Juan Carpentry Fail is in the title but really, it was a success. I successfully learned a new a trick on the mill! And that's a half glass full, people! See SanJuanCarpentry.com for more!
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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 20:59:38 PDT
Oval Table From Crib Slats http://www.instructables.com/id/Oval-Table-From-Crib-Slats/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/KOHO/HLFV0OR6/FUZKOHOHLFV0OR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/KOHO/HLFV0OR6/FUZKOHOHLFV0OR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/KOHO/HLFV0OR6/FUZKOHOHLFV0OR6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this table from the slats to my kids crib. I'd had them in the shop for a while and couldn't think of anything to do with them. All the sudden my brain said, "Make a table!" So I did. Materials: Pine crib slats 5/4 cherry for base 1/2 plumbing pipe spray paint wipe on poly for the finish. ...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:09:47 PDT
Wooden Compass. A shop tool for circle drawing and dividing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Compass-A-shop-tool-for-circle-drawing-and-/
Wooden Compass. A shop tool for circle drawing and dividing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/7C2O/HLFUR4NO/FUT7C2OHLFUR4NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/7C2O/HLFUR4NO/FUT7C2OHLFUR4NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/7C2O/HLFUR4NO/FUT7C2OHLFUR4NO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I needed a large radius circle for a project I was building, but I didn't have anything large enough to use as a template (bucket lids and whatnots) so I built a simple wooden compass. I can also use it to draw pretty pictures.... Materials: Wood - In this case a 1 1/2 square piece of scrap cherr...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:59:37 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Aluminum-Table-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RMWT/HLFUR8MX/F1YRMWTHLFUR8MX.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I bought a cheap table off Craigslist for a few bucks. It's top was damaged pretty bad, so I decided to remove it and try something new. I've had this large round of aluminum for years in my shop. It was bolted to my drill press when I got it. I polished it up, added JBWelded some cool bolt heads a...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:59:18 PDT
Industrial Aluminum Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Aluminum-Table/
Industrial Aluminum Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IPHP/HLFV0NDL/F6QIPHPHLFV0NDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IPHP/HLFV0NDL/F6QIPHPHLFV0NDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/IPHP/HLFV0NDL/F6QIPHPHLFV0NDL.SMALL.jpg kludge77 So this is my first post to Instructables. Hope you like it. I bought a cheap table off Craigslist for a few bucks. It's top was damaged pretty bad, so I decided to remove it and try something new. I've had this large round of aluminum for years in my shop. It was bolted to my drill press when I go...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:47:57 PDT
Distressing Wood Furniture for an Antique Look http://www.instructables.com/id/Distressing-Wood-Furniture-for-an-Antique-Look/
Distressing Wood Furniture for an Antique Look - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XE38/HLBR6074/FT8XE38HLBR6074.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XE38/HLBR6074/FT8XE38HLBR6074.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/XE38/HLBR6074/FT8XE38HLBR6074.SMALL.jpg captianoats We built this simple rustic bench for our mudroom, which is the main entry to our house, since no one uses the front door.  For the complete instructions on building the bench itself (sorry no photos but feel free to comment with questions!) visit my wife's blog, http://thekieffercollective.com/2013...
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Mon, 9 Sep 2013 13:43:33 PDT
Cable Spool Bench, with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Spool-Bench-with-Storage/
Cable Spool Bench, with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/5AEJ/HKVKMA26/FSO5AEJHKVKMA26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/5AEJ/HKVKMA26/FSO5AEJHKVKMA26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/5AEJ/HKVKMA26/FSO5AEJHKVKMA26.SMALL.jpg mcraghead A bench made from a large cable spool. Our cable spool duck house (http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Spool-Duck-House/) was so much fun that I decided to keep going and build another "tier," which would serve as storage for duck-related items, as well as a bench where one might sit and read alo...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 22:16:56 PDT
Children's Picnic Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Picnic-Bench/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/AROQ/HKM917JX/FMFAROQHKM917JX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/AROQ/HKM917JX/FMFAROQHKM917JX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/AROQ/HKM917JX/FMFAROQHKM917JX.SMALL.jpg Neilie7484 I thought I would give making a children's bench a go. I didn't want to make a normal straight bench effort so thought I would try something different, yet again tho I get too engrossed in making I forget to take many pictures. quite simple to make really, the cross is 120cm each piece. The height o...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:42:28 PDT
Reclaimed Silo Block Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Silo-Block-Bench/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/XC1V/HJZ84U10/FFZXC1VHJZ84U10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/XC1V/HJZ84U10/FFZXC1VHJZ84U10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/XC1V/HJZ84U10/FFZXC1VHJZ84U10.SMALL.jpg cfg500 This silo was made only from 1910 to 1920.  When the silo had to come down I didn't want all that history to be bulldozed into the barn foundation, so I knocked it down with a sledge hammer and salvaged some of the blocks.
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 12:46:45 PDT
HEAVY METAL Bench Vise :) http://www.instructables.com/id/HEAVY-METAL-Bench-Vise-/
HEAVY METAL Bench Vise :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/W96O/HJAHP41S/F0CW96OHJAHP41S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/W96O/HJAHP41S/F0CW96OHJAHP41S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/W96O/HJAHP41S/F0CW96OHJAHP41S.SMALL.jpg msel I was needed a Bench Vise but it was very expensive about 150 $, so I decided to make one, I used 10 mm metal plate for each body and bottom, also used 80x80x5 mm x 50cm  profile iron,  threaded rod, four nut, lastly high tempered steel plate for front plate.  thats result :) Tools: - Angle grinder...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 13:14:29 PDT
Bread-board ends for cracked natural edge slab tables. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-board-ends-for-cracked-natural-edge-slab-tab/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZDMM/HI3TIQQY/F5JZDMMHI3TIQQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZDMM/HI3TIQQY/F5JZDMMHI3TIQQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZDMM/HI3TIQQY/F5JZDMMHI3TIQQY.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Working with large natural edge slabs of wood can be both a blessing and a curse, more so when they are thin.  In the hard woods (especially the fruit woods) there can be a tremendous amount of tension in the fibers.  The slabs tend to split throughout the hart wood right down the center.  Now you c...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 07:55:25 PDT
Adjustable child's bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-childs-bench/
Adjustable child's bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/SZEU/HI3U28BB/FWHSZEUHI3U28BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/SZEU/HI3U28BB/FWHSZEUHI3U28BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/SZEU/HI3U28BB/FWHSZEUHI3U28BB.SMALL.jpg David Catriel My son has been attending cello lessons for a couple of years now, and one thing that kids his age end up needing is a bench whose height can be adjusted as they grow older. The bench's characteristics are simple:  When the kid is sitting, his/her feet must reside flat on the ground There h...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:29:32 PDT
Workshop organiser/workbench extention. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-organiserworkbench-extention/
Workshop organiser/workbench extention. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/M563/HHS9RINK/F8JM563HHS9RINK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/M563/HHS9RINK/F8JM563HHS9RINK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/M563/HHS9RINK/F8JM563HHS9RINK.SMALL.jpg Bauwser For this instructable i wanted to show some of my skills in using old stuff or leftovers to make something really usefull for my (messy) workshop. (i like it messy, like Einstein said, if a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind,, an empty desk is a sign of an empty mind). So i always clean m...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 07:12:38 PDT
Portable Timber Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Timber-Workbench/
Portable Timber Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/TR4Y/HHS9EE5W/FL2TR4YHHS9EE5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/TR4Y/HHS9EE5W/FL2TR4YHHS9EE5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/TR4Y/HHS9EE5W/FL2TR4YHHS9EE5W.SMALL.jpg Tinkerer42 I wanted a robust portable workbench that was quick to assemble and dis-assemble, and that I could easily fit in the car. It needed to be light enough for one person to handle, but sturdy enough to carry a vice and a drill press. The challenge was to use hinges for fold-up legs but to make the bench...
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 05:57:05 PDT
Quick and easy bench frames and legs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-bench-frames-and-legs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/ZPML/HH2VKXKV/F6QZPMLHH2VKXKV.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios When I need to construct a sturdy, simple and rustic bench frame this is the model I go to first.  In this video I use two difrent benches to highlight the box frame and bread-board design I use.  It is based off a lot of farm-craft traditional benches I see built by people with a minimum of materia...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 21:31:29 PDT
simple bench http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-bench/
simple bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/S179/HH2VJUS3/F0TS179HH2VJUS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/S179/HH2VJUS3/F0TS179HH2VJUS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/S179/HH2VJUS3/F0TS179HH2VJUS3.SMALL.jpg cookna This is a great project for a simple bench to put outside in your garden or around the campfire. You can either stain it or let it "gray" naturally. It cost me about $45 at the local hardware store.  First, you have to gather your supplies. You'll need 8 cedar boards 1x4x16in (six with curve cu...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 19:15:49 PDT
Garden Tool Rack with foldable bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tool-Rack-with-foldable-bench/
Garden Tool Rack with foldable bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/TB8I/HH2VFGZV/FIJTB8IHH2VFGZV.SMALL.jpg amjohnny Introduction This is a garden tool rack but it is also a seating or working bench by put a fold-able board down. It offers an easy way to hold garden tools. No need flip over tools, no need hooks, as easy as lean a shovel on a corner of a wall, to put a tool on the rack, wood blocks on upper rail w...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 23:50:58 PDT
Simple Rustic Maple Slab Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rustic-Maple-Slab-Bench/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OF65/HGU2PM7X/FW8OF65HGU2PM7X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OF65/HGU2PM7X/FW8OF65HGU2PM7X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/OF65/HGU2PM7X/FW8OF65HGU2PM7X.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios This was a requested piece by a store we have commission stuff in.  I got a call from them saying people keep looking at my tables and asking about benches in the same style.  Well shoot, you ask and I deliver. The maple is lumber we cut from a massive blowdown tree and as you can see from the back...
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Tue, 21 May 2013 08:29:30 PDT
Redesigning an Old Bench into a Stylish Gold Beauty http://www.instructables.com/id/Redesigning-an-Old-Bench-into-a-Vintage-Gold-Beaut/
Redesigning an Old Bench into a Stylish Gold Beauty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3CWF/HGH70QDY/FNW3CWFHGH70QDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3CWF/HGH70QDY/FNW3CWFHGH70QDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/3CWF/HGH70QDY/FNW3CWFHGH70QDY.SMALL.jpg Mandy Spring This bench in front of our house was definitely dumpster worthy in the eyes of most, but with a little attention it came back to life with a new spin. The metal on the grid in the middle and the sides was an ugly mix of green and dark gray, and the wood had been painted a bright pink long ago and re...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 17:17:37 PDT
Easy Modern Black Iron Pipe Bench / Entryway Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Modern-Black-Iron-Pipe-Bench-Entryway-Table/
Easy Modern Black Iron Pipe Bench / Entryway Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/53U7/HFSHEVFO/FGE53U7HFSHEVFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/53U7/HFSHEVFO/FGE53U7HFSHEVFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/53U7/HFSHEVFO/FGE53U7HFSHEVFO.SMALL.jpg koalalana I started this project because I wanted an affordable bench/entryway table for my front door and didn't like anything I found in stores in my price range.  It's so easy to make and the materials are pretty affordable, too! Heavily inspired by the tutorials at http://homemade-modern.com/ Materials...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:01:06 PDT
Make a simple stool/bench/coffee table/sideboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-stoolbenchcoffee-tablesideboard/
Make a simple stool/bench/coffee table/sideboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/GXWH/HFPTH884/FITGXWHHFPTH884.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/GXWH/HFPTH884/FITGXWHHFPTH884.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/GXWH/HFPTH884/FITGXWHHFPTH884.SMALL.jpg tessew This is a basic instruction of how you by using standard moulding from a lumberyard can make your own furniture. It’s possible to make them without electrical tools (but of course it’s faster and the result is more precise if you do). I used pine in my furniture, but you can use any kind of wood tha...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:22:02 PDT