Instructables: exploring - workshop - bench http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:26:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Log Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Bench/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:02:52 PDT
Garden swing bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-swing-bench/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:23:22 PDT
Vintage Inspired Slat Table/Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Slat-TableBench/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:31:32 PDT
Superhero Kids Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Kids-Bench/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:26:27 PDT
Pallet Wood Bench and Gabion Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Bench-and-Gabion-Table/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:03:43 PDT
pallet bench http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-bench-2/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:52:32 PDT
Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-and-Planter/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:29:12 PDT
Concrete Garden Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Garden-Bench/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 02:50:38 PDT
pallet bench http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-bench-1/
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 17:48:48 PDT
Pallet Top Benches and tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Top-Benches-and-tables/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:56:16 PDT
Durable Hardwood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Durable-Hardwood-Bench/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 15:19:29 PDT
Bench power supply using PC power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-power-supply-using-PC-power-supply/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 22:38:27 PDT
Easy log bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-log-bench/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 15:10:18 PDT
3-Position Grinder Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Position-Grinder-Stand/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:54:28 PDT
Dutch Bucket Grow Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Table-for-Hydroponic-Dutch-Buckets/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 05:36:08 PDT
Faux Stone Bench and Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Bench-and-Planter/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:08:16 PDT
Pallet wooden bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-wooden-bench/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:19:30 PDT
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/
Mudbench (Step 2 of 4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/0GQB/HREI7LDS/FIY0GQBHREI7LDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/0GQB/HREI7LDS/FIY0GQBHREI7LDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/0GQB/HREI7LDS/FIY0GQBHREI7LDS.SMALL.jpg floeter This is the 2nd of 4 articles that I'm going to be posting on how to build your own mudbench.  Hopefully it is clear enough.  For each of the four posts I'll put up a PDF with the prints.  Please forgive there sparseness, I'm not going to bother GD&T them.   Here's the breakdown -  Bench Seat -  Be...
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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/
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SMALL.jpg nkirkby This is a good way of securely holding round or otherwise vise-unfriendly things without marring them. great for spoons, tuning pegs, and other fiddly items. also known as a bench loop, this tool uses a piece of rope to hold the workpiece in a 'V' shaped groove.  The groove prevents the piece from ...
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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/
WORKBENCH WOODWORKING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FDPS/HQDLYRXE/F5VFDPSHQDLYRXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FDPS/HQDLYRXE/F5VFDPSHQDLYRXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/FDPS/HQDLYRXE/F5VFDPSHQDLYRXE.SMALL.jpg broken board Massive solid top, endless bench dog holes, 6 full depth draws, 2 full depth cupboards, 1 end vice, 1 normal vice. THIS IS THE 7th THING IVE EVER MADE. originally i purchased a plan from RON PAULK, a portable work bench. but changed the design so much i looked for something else. i did however...
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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/
Shorten an Oversized Kitchen Bench Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/W3E0/HQ8CQ9T1/F0OW3E0HQ8CQ9T1.SMALL.jpg ProfMuggs I have wanted to get rid of our kitchen table and chairs for a while, but the bench unit that I wanted from the big-box store wouldn't fit. Last week the table was on sale so I was more willing to cut apart the brand new furniture than if I paid full price. I looked at the display unit and thought t...
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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/
Hockey Puck Bench Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/K4WM/HPT69JB6/F3OK4WMHPT69JB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/K4WM/HPT69JB6/F3OK4WMHPT69JB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/K4WM/HPT69JB6/F3OK4WMHPT69JB6.SMALL.jpg Fikjast Scott Somewhere in my jewelry making tool reading, I saw a hockey puck bench block. It is a nice handy thing to have for holding small items while filing, sanding or sawing. The rubber puck allows a semi sticky surface to hold things. I choose to mount my puck on a tapered piece of wood, which can be clam...
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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/
Yard Or Garden Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/9C71/HPRICGH3/F159C71HPRICGH3.SMALL.jpg sebastian22 I have been wanting to make or buy a small bench to put out in the front yard. A home depot gift card i got for Christmas finally gave me some motivation to get the project started! Buy Materials Materials list:(4) 2x4 x 8 feet long(3) 2x3 x 8 feet long(1) tube of liquid nails or wood glueTotal ...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:50:31 PST
DIY Pallet Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pallet-bench-Seat/
DIY Pallet Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3V04/HNM4AO7Y/FEM3V04HNM4AO7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3V04/HNM4AO7Y/FEM3V04HNM4AO7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/3V04/HNM4AO7Y/FEM3V04HNM4AO7Y.SMALL.jpg doncra How to make a simple, attractive DIY pallet bench - the aim is a (deliberately) rustic bench seat for your backyard, garden, courtyard etc. The intent is not to disguise where the timber came from - pick a pallet with a strong colour scheme and make it shine. This is a simple and cheap DIY project ...
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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/
Simple Potting Bench from Pallets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/D14T/HLZREUNM/FFCD14THLZREUNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/D14T/HLZREUNM/FFCD14THLZREUNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/D14T/HLZREUNM/FFCD14THLZREUNM.SMALL.jpg crkrjak2001 I wanted to make a potting bench for my mom. She always used her picnic table to re-pot her plants, and the table finally wore out. I do plan to make her a new one, but I saw the need for a potting bench more pressing than a new picnic table. I saw a couple of examples here and got inspired. A huge ...
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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