Instructables: exploring - workshop - bench http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 May 2016 03:44:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Glow River Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-River-Bench/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 18:39:12 PDT
Rough Wood Outdoor Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Rough-Wood-Outdoor-Bench/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 11:39:25 PDT
Bed frame bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Frame-Bench/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 08:29:36 PDT
Coat Rack/Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-RackBench/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 22:10:38 PDT
DIY Herring Bone Patterned Pallet Bench! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Herring-Bone-Patterned-Pallet-Bench/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 05:49:16 PDT
Reclaiming a Tree House http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaiming-a-Tree-House/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 21:17:43 PDT
Lazy mans upcycled workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Lazy-Mans-Upcycled-Workshop/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 12:20:15 PDT
Small Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Bench-1/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 05:29:33 PDT
How to Make an Oak Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Oak-Garden-Bench/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 23:43:37 PDT
Work Table on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:45:21 PDT
Light Fixture - Film Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Fixture-Film-Reel/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 09:44:30 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
old tractor grill bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Tractor-Grill-Bench/
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:24:14 PDT
Pallet Bench With Shoe Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bench-With-Shoe-Rack/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:45:50 PDT
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
2x4 and Plywood Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-and-Plywood-Work-Bench/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 11:03:06 PDT
How to Make an Outdoor Table Setting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Outdoor-Table-Setting/
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 22:24:55 PDT
Restore an Old Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Garden-Bench/
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:11:49 PDT
Simhasana Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Simhasana-Bench/
Simhasana Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone !A few months a go i started doing Yoga ! and i would not believe i will love it that much.My teacher (Tamar ) is one of the best ,she supported me during the entire process , and always stood by me and helped do the postures correctly She wanted me to build her the Simhasana Bench...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:31:49 PDT
Banco de madera para terraza http://www.instructables.com/id/Banco-De-Madera-Para-Terraza/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:30:07 PDT
Tailgate Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailgate-Bench/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 03:19:41 PDT
MFT My Fabulous Table http://www.instructables.com/id/MFT-My-Fabulous-Table/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 11:12:01 PST
DIY Batman Plywood Bench With Shou Sugi Ban Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Batman-Plywood-Bench-With-Shou-Sugi-Ban-Legs/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 22:09:44 PST
Build a Bench from an Old Bed Frame (video included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Bench-From-and-Old-Bed-Frame-video-Include/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 13:54:54 PST
Easy to Make Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Bench-1/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 07:03:37 PST
Tool Cabinet / Bench From Old Fridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Cabinet-Bench-From-Old-Fridge/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:01:46 PST
Down-draft Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Down-draft-Table/
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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:58:00 PST
Upcycled Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wood-Bench/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 20:50:53 PST
Propane Tank Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Bench/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 PST
DIY Storage Benches http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Storage-Benches/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:22:13 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
2x4 Mega Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicat...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST
Custom Wood Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wood-Workbench/
Custom Wood Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/B3PX/IJORXJC5/FCHB3PXIJORXJC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/B3PX/IJORXJC5/FCHB3PXIJORXJC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/B3PX/IJORXJC5/FCHB3PXIJORXJC5.SMALL.jpg cyranohadden After finally moving out of an apartment and into a house, I found I had space! The previous renters left a 2 1/2ft tall table in the garage, but it was hardly ideal to do any kind of work on. Thus was born the idea for a work bench. I spent about a month designing the bench, trying to fulfill sev...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 09:48:19 PST
Repurposed Material Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-Material-Bench/
Repurposed Material Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/AZME/IJG4AKHL/FBEAZMEIJG4AKHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/AZME/IJG4AKHL/FBEAZMEIJG4AKHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBE/AZME/IJG4AKHL/FBEAZMEIJG4AKHL.SMALL.jpg MSheridan17 This bench was built using a variety of recycled and repurposed materials. Materials Wood: 2 pieces 45 1/4th in long4 pieces 23 7/8th in long Pallet 4 metal legs Cushion/padding Exterior fabric Tools Box cutter/X-Acto knifeSaw (Circular power saw, hacksaw or handsaw can be used) Drill/Screw...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:13:20 PST
Making Three Chairs into One Fantastic Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Three-Chairs-Into-One-Fantastic-Bench/
Making Three Chairs into One Fantastic Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/1VPJ/IJG48DAM/FZZ1VPJIJG48DAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/1VPJ/IJG48DAM/FZZ1VPJIJG48DAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/1VPJ/IJG48DAM/FZZ1VPJIJG48DAM.SMALL.jpg TamaraBerg After doing some "spring cleaning," I was inspired to do a little upcycling with a project that has been brewing in my brain. The end result is beautiful, the process easy, and it can prevent a bunch of ‘junk’ from landing in the landfill. And if you are creative, you can spend almost no money! It’...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 15:40:58 PST
Pallet Bench From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bench-From-Scratch/
Pallet Bench From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/04DD/IJ7WPH9Q/FYS04DDIJ7WPH9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/04DD/IJ7WPH9Q/FYS04DDIJ7WPH9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/04DD/IJ7WPH9Q/FYS04DDIJ7WPH9Q.SMALL.jpg austin.howard.961 In this instructable you will learn how to create a bench out of pallets. The pallets I used were left over from sod and siding. I also, used left over boards that I found in my garage for support. I did not purchase anything for this project, everything was leftover from other DIY projects or const...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 06:13:33 PST
How to restore old cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Old-Cabinets/
How to restore old cabinets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/3CHC/ILCHEGEW/FDQ3CHCILCHEGEW.SMALL.jpg njenkins10 We decided to upgrade our workshop in the garage so we looked on craigslist for some good quality cabinets. We wanted something built solid so we bought old oak cabinets that once belonged in a science lab from a salvage lot. We really looked for good hardware and solid wood and I would definitely s...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:11:16 PST
50 Year Old Vise Restoration- Using Basic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Year-Old-Vise-Restoration-Using-Basic-Tools/
50 Year Old Vise Restoration- Using Basic Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/TUP8/IIM4114Q/F00TUP8IIM4114Q.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting to buy a vise for a long time, But vises are very expensive.Luckily, Yesterday, When I was helping my grandpa organize and arrange some tools in his toolboxes, We found a really old vise, It turns out that my great-grandpa used it to make all sorts of different plaster and clay scu...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:32:36 PST
Storage Shelf From One $4 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Shelf-From-One-4-2x4/
Storage Shelf From One $4 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RABB/IIJKVWWB/FKJRABBIIJKVWWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RABB/IIJKVWWB/FKJRABBIIJKVWWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/RABB/IIJKVWWB/FKJRABBIIJKVWWB.SMALL.jpg ttj54020 Using just one twelve foot 2x4 and shop supplies this simple storage solution costs less than $4.00 in lumber! This instructable was inspired by KurtH3's crate Instructable How to Make an $11 Crate with a $3 2x4This project requires the use of a table saw and a pocket hole jig with (16) 1 1/4" coar...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 18:35:43 PST
Design a Memphis Style Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Memphis-Style-Bench/
Design a Memphis Style Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/A8JJ/IG98I9H8/F5CA8JJIG98I9H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/A8JJ/IG98I9H8/F5CA8JJIG98I9H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/A8JJ/IG98I9H8/F5CA8JJIG98I9H8.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Some friends of mine asked me to build a bench for their coffee bar. To be in balance with the rest of the place the bench had to be in Memphis style. I didn't know much about this art but I took the opportunity at once, and now you can read about the designing and building process. project and re...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 01:43:10 PST
Dresser to Bench Thingy http://www.instructables.com/id/Dresser-to-Bench-Thingy/
Dresser to Bench Thingy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OCZU/IHZ8ZJE3/F05OCZUIHZ8ZJE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OCZU/IHZ8ZJE3/F05OCZUIHZ8ZJE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/OCZU/IHZ8ZJE3/F05OCZUIHZ8ZJE3.SMALL.jpg kooler my neighbor saw a Pinterest post and I had to get to work.. Old dresser this is what I begin with. it is a youth dresser that my neighbor gave me. his mother wanted me to make it in to one of those bench thingys she saw on Pinterest.. so here goes.. Reinforcements here is were I torn it a...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 20:55:04 PST
Mudroom Bench / Dog House http://www.instructables.com/id/Mudroom-Bench-Dog-House/
Mudroom Bench / Dog House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/X8HG/II0OF08D/F1QX8HGII0OF08D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/X8HG/II0OF08D/F1QX8HGII0OF08D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/X8HG/II0OF08D/F1QX8HGII0OF08D.SMALL.jpg jmw89 Remodel of a double entryway closet into a place to put on or take off shoes as well as a hidden home for your smaller size dog.Frame is made from 2"x 4" and is constructed to fit within the dimensions of the existing closet interior. Bench top is made to fit into opening on top of frame and is remo...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 06:16:53 PST
Beautiful Wood Toy Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Wood-Toy-Box/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 13:25:50 PST
Breadboard Wire Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Wire-Tree/
Breadboard Wire Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MT2U/IHJEUJT8/F4PMT2UIHJEUJT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MT2U/IHJEUJT8/F4PMT2UIHJEUJT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/MT2U/IHJEUJT8/F4PMT2UIHJEUJT8.SMALL.jpg Mike63 Well I have to thank http://www.instructables.com/member/stannickel/ for this idea: http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-Organizing-...As you can see in my previous instructables, my workspace was covered by my breadboard wires. I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do with them until I saw http://...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 18:59:09 PST
Homemade Drill Bench Mounted Stand DIY Press Drills http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Drill-Bench-Mounted-Stand-DIY-Press-Drill/
Homemade Drill Bench Mounted Stand DIY Press Drills - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B3XQ/IH6M0NJY/FZHB3XQIH6M0NJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B3XQ/IH6M0NJY/FZHB3XQIH6M0NJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/B3XQ/IH6M0NJY/FZHB3XQIH6M0NJY.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Drill Bench Mounted Stand is ideal for holding your drill steady during use and allows for much more accurate drilling than hand-held operation. Introduction: This is a new adjustable press drill stand perfect for hand made, and important are you can home build it very cheap and easy with old hand ...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 06:43:09 PST
wood picnic bench, $30 lumber, $15 finish. http://www.instructables.com/id/wood-picnic-bench-30-lumber-15-finish/
wood picnic bench, $30 lumber, $15 finish. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/L7WL/IGPIW6NQ/FQRL7WLIGPIW6NQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/L7WL/IGPIW6NQ/FQRL7WLIGPIW6NQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/L7WL/IGPIW6NQ/FQRL7WLIGPIW6NQ.SMALL.jpg jleslie48 This is a very sturdy yet very light picnic bench that I designed and built. Its made from 1" lumber, which means it can be built pretty much with just hand tools. Its a very easy and satisfying build for the experienced through beginner wood shop enthusiast. I don't think I even used a ruler/meas...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 21:11:24 PST
Manual AC Power Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-AC-Power-Controller/
Manual AC Power Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WQYT/IG5CDAEV/FF1WQYTIG5CDAEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WQYT/IG5CDAEV/FF1WQYTIG5CDAEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/WQYT/IG5CDAEV/FF1WQYTIG5CDAEV.SMALL.jpg Mike63 I have 4 AC outlets in a wall electrical box mounted inside a PC case I have setup as a bench power supply. After actually using those outlets I found they didn't really work out where and how I have them mounted for how I have stuff on my bench, which is why I built this AC control panel.With this ...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 00:59:00 PDT
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
Ultimate Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For those of us with small garages or workshops, or those who are unable to install permanent shelving and storage in their work spaces, it can be difficult to tackle ambitious projects that require larger materials and more room for maneuvering. That's where the Ultimate Mobile Workbench comes in....
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
Bench Grinder Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Grinder-Table/
Bench Grinder Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/856D/IFD5MAP2/F98856DIFD5MAP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/856D/IFD5MAP2/F98856DIFD5MAP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/856D/IFD5MAP2/F98856DIFD5MAP2.SMALL.jpg bjkayani I bought this bench grinder a while back and ever since I wanted to build a table for it. Recently i just had the time to do it. Its pretty simple. Use whatever wood lengths you can get your hands on. Just follow the instructions and you will be set. Materials You will need the following1. Bench ...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 02:09:36 PDT
Floating Workbench Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Workbench-Extension/
Floating Workbench Extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/W5HN/IF3STC2B/FN7W5HNIF3STC2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/W5HN/IF3STC2B/FN7W5HNIF3STC2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/W5HN/IF3STC2B/FN7W5HNIF3STC2B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good afternoon Instructables Land. I wound up making a little extension shelf for my workbench. You may have noticed, I have been using my Dremel on a little slide out extension on a desk. But I am tired of getting sawdust in the main part of the house. Also it slides back and forth if I put an...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 09:24:42 PDT
A Simple Modern Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Modern-Bench/
A Simple Modern Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/WZ7B/IF2DERCJ/FJOWZ7BIF2DERCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/WZ7B/IF2DERCJ/FJOWZ7BIF2DERCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/WZ7B/IF2DERCJ/FJOWZ7BIF2DERCJ.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour My goal for this project was to create a simple, modern, wooden bench with a concrete top and storage underneath. I had limited space (about 4 feet by 16 inches) to work with so I made my bench fit closely to those dimensions. Also I wanted the bench to be built on the cheap and ideally out of rec...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:29:12 PDT