Instructables: exploring - workshop - carpentry http://www.instructables.com Mon, 30 May 2016 09:41:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Box/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:27:31 PDT
How to Handcut Dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Handcut-Dovetails/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:57:36 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
Learning Algorithms with the Hanoi Towers http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-Algorithms-With-the-Hanoi-Towers/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:43:37 PDT
Five Minute Dovetail http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Minute-Dovetail/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:42:57 PDT
How to Make a Three-Legged Wooden Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Three-Legged-Wooden-Stool/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:37:04 PDT
Nomadic bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomadic-Bookshelf/
Nomadic bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/BVQB/ILGVEIPD/FH5BVQBILGVEIPD.SMALL.jpg dbikedave The idea for this project bore out of the reality that many of us, "the millennials", suffer with all to often. Since leaving for college, I've moved (on average) every 9-10 months. As a result, this meant outfitting my apartment/studio/place to lay my head with cheap furniture. Cheap furniture is g...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:54:44 PST
Ships Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Ships-Ladder/
Ships Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YFF/ILBGUL56/FW12YFFILBGUL56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YFF/ILBGUL56/FW12YFFILBGUL56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YFF/ILBGUL56/FW12YFFILBGUL56.SMALL.jpg NelsonTreehouse Charlie Spitzack walks us through how to build a Ships Ladder for your Treehouse! Nelson Treehouse and Supply uses Ships Ladders in just about every treehouse they build! We want to teach you how to Do It Yourself! Materials List! This is an Intermediate level carpentry project! We suggest you h...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 18:57:56 PST
The Peashooter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Peashooter/
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Wed, 2 Mar 2016 14:40:03 PST
The Ultimate Feather Board http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Feather-Board/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13:17:09 PST
Coffee Table w/ Raising Top/compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-W-Raising-Topcompartment/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:27:17 PST
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Sacrificial-Table-Saw-Fence/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:09:32 PST
Band Saw Blade Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Blade-Storage/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:36:45 PST
Almost Free Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Router-Table/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:47:48 PST
Console Converted to Vanity http://www.instructables.com/id/Console-Converted-to-Vanity/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 08:26:13 PST
Sleek Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-Floating-Shelf/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 20:28:15 PST
Desktop PC with electrical outlets http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-PC-with-electrical-outlets-1/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10:23:03 PDT
Hand Cut Dovetails for Dummies http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Cut-Dovetails-for-Dummies/
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 08:54:47 PDT
3D Corner Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Corner-Shelf/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:52:02 PDT
How To Make Built-In Bookcases http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Built-In-Bookcases/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:06:10 PDT
Choosing Greener Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Wood/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:55:58 PDT
Abstract coffee table (recycled wood table top) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-level-product-and-design-coffee-table/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 07:17:07 PDT
Build the perfect lemonade stand with your kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-perfect-lemonade-stand-with-your-kids/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:28:19 PDT
Clutter Cutter: Storage for Garage, Shop, and Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Clutter-Cutter-Storage-for-Garage-Shop-and-Shed/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:27:34 PDT
Tool Hack: Using a counter sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Hack-Using-a-counter-sink/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:01:15 PDT
How to build a pergola: Make it awesome from the ground up. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-pergola-Make-it-awesome-from-the-gr/
How to build a pergola: Make it awesome from the ground up. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EC85/I6RSJ0MJ/FSWEC85I6RSJ0MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EC85/I6RSJ0MJ/FSWEC85I6RSJ0MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EC85/I6RSJ0MJ/FSWEC85I6RSJ0MJ.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife If you’ve got grand backyard landscaping ideas, then how to build a pergola—that rocks—should be on your list. This pergola is a one-of-a-kinder with a multi-use space for seating and serving. We hope you love it as much as we do.After picking the perfect location and determining a size that fits th...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:36:33 PST
Make a custom washroom vanity with reclaimed wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-washroom-vanity-with-reclaimed-wood/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
DIY materials cart http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-materials-cart/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:11:06 PST
Hammer Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammer-Handle/
Hammer Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EV42/I5J56XR9/F35EV42I5J56XR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EV42/I5J56XR9/F35EV42I5J56XR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/EV42/I5J56XR9/F35EV42I5J56XR9.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Great little hammer head Bottle opener Hammer Handle Uncle Phil Gave me this beautiful Hammer Head With out a handle its a small head with a bottle opener on one sideso i decided to make a Handle using Hard WoodCut a Pc about 14 inches long use the table saw to cut and mark the top of the handl...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:11:27 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Wood Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Cart/
Wood Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/SWHR/I5DSMFW7/FZKSWHRI5DSMFW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/SWHR/I5DSMFW7/FZKSWHRI5DSMFW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/SWHR/I5DSMFW7/FZKSWHRI5DSMFW7.SMALL.jpg stevenarango My Fellow InstructablesDo you Hate having Wood All over the shop?well you need One of These. Credit goes to Mr Steve Ramsey For this great Idea.wood plans are on the next pictureits 4 feet wide by 4 feet wide.the Back on mine is open with No shelves so i can place large sheets of woodHope you guys...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:37:01 PST
Beautiful Inexpensive Rustic Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Inexpensive-Rustic-Coffee-Table/
Beautiful Inexpensive Rustic Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/9Y9B/I55MYM95/FYY9Y9BI55MYM95.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/9Y9B/I55MYM95/FYY9Y9BI55MYM95.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/9Y9B/I55MYM95/FYY9Y9BI55MYM95.SMALL.jpg Moneer81 Hello fellow makers and DIYers,This is a simple yet beautiful project that can add a lot of character and charm to any living room. This rustic style is very popular now and luckily, if you are a beginner like me, it is not very hard to make things look rough or rustic! This is my first foray into f...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:46:41 PST
How to build a kid's loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-kids-loft-bed/
How to build a kid's loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/954U/I4WYWSJP/FL9954UI4WYWSJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/954U/I4WYWSJP/FL9954UI4WYWSJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/954U/I4WYWSJP/FL9954UI4WYWSJP.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Building a loft bed for my daughter was one of my favorite DIY projects. And it was something she, me and Theresa got to make and enjoy together. She’s 13 now. Things have changed. But I love this project so I’m glad I get to share it with you.I also like that this project—by nature it has an expira...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:31:07 PST
How to make a stand-up desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stand-up-desk/
How to make a stand-up desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Because staring into a computer screen for too long has a certain effect on me—Think: Tranquilizer dart and clinical depressant—I’m what you’d call a stand-up desk fan.A stand-up desk truly does help me fight off the urge to go nighty-night at midday. And I also feel it’s helping me do my part to ke...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:24:31 PST
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-decor-Steampunk-bathroom-shelf/
DIY decor: Steampunk bathroom shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/S1EM/I4IWYQYQ/F86S1EMI4IWYQYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/S1EM/I4IWYQYQ/F86S1EMI4IWYQYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/S1EM/I4IWYQYQ/F86S1EMI4IWYQYQ.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Hey guys—let’s talk DIY decor.DIY Decor: Steampunk ShelfWait, what?! Yeah. DIY decor. For guys. That you will like. Theresa and I are experimenting with looks to help make our bathroom remodeling project include design touches we both enjoy. Decor-wise, unless it’s a man-cave, 10-to-1 a master bath ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 10:55:39 PST
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Table-from-Reclaimed-Desk/
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/HXF9/I4C2TOO4/FPEHXF9I4C2TOO4.SMALL.jpg tjdux In my hometown here in Nebraska every spring we have a city wide clean up. Everyone in town can put almost what ever they want on the curb, or haul it to the dump yourself, and not have to pay the fee. In town they bring in dump trucks and loader tractors and go house by house, like regular gar...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:06:38 PST
Newport Patio Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/PATIO-CHAIR-WITH-LUMBAR-SUPPORT/
Newport Patio Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/FV3G/I48CQVMJ/FQWFV3GI48CQVMJ.SMALL.jpg JD GOLDBERG I designed this chair last summer. I felt like designs I had done in the past looked like small tables with a backrest, so I set out to fix that. This chair is made from clear vertical grain western red cedar. The entire piece is built with mortise and tenon construction. I had recently purcha...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:34:23 PST
DIY Project: How to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Project-How-to-make-a-workbench/
DIY Project: How to make a workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/KC7T/I49RN8BR/FVDKC7TI49RN8BR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/KC7T/I49RN8BR/FVDKC7TI49RN8BR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/KC7T/I49RN8BR/FVDKC7TI49RN8BR.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife I love having a stationary workbench in my shop. While many benches I build are mobile by design—whether for the job site or just to move around the shop—I like to have a fixed, sturdy, flat place to do all kinds of stuff from sharpening to paperwork.As usual, however, I want lots of utility and ver...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:53:24 PST
Miter Saw Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Cart/
Miter Saw Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/O3F5/I3H50WTA/FPIO3F5I3H50WTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/O3F5/I3H50WTA/FPIO3F5I3H50WTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/O3F5/I3H50WTA/FPIO3F5I3H50WTA.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas Now I’ve always been in love with DIY and home improvement. I love decorating and making things with my hands. But recently, I discovered the joys of woodworking. I quickly realized that I needed to upgrade my tools to include a compound miter saw. That being said, I needed a more permanent plac...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:47:28 PST
Custom Kitchen Island with LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Kitchen-Island-with-LED-lighting/
Custom Kitchen Island with LED lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/YFZX/I34E4MY1/F0HYFZXI34E4MY1.SMALL.jpg JeffS2 :::Build a kitchen island with LED accent lighting and pots/pans hanger.:::This was my custom kitchen island that I was allowed creative freedom. The client let me do whatever I wanted to do. To date it is still my favorite piece. Materials used:- 3 types of Bamboo 3/4" Plywood- 3/4" furniture birch...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 14:40:16 PST
Pixel Art Chopping Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-Chopping-Boards/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 17:55:52 PST
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SMALL.jpg gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Simple Tiny House Loft Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Tiny-House-Loft-Ladder/
Simple Tiny House Loft Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/859O/HZJOT47X/FLF859OHZJOT47X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/859O/HZJOT47X/FLF859OHZJOT47X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/859O/HZJOT47X/FLF859OHZJOT47X.SMALL.jpg munkey906 My folks recently built themselves a tiny house on their property for guests with a loft to maximize their 240 sq. ft of space. But, in the mix of things they hadn't gotten themselves any stairs to the loft yet. Sadly when I came to visit I was unable to sleep up in the loft. But that was quickly...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:14:24 PDT
Deku Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Deku-Shield/
Deku Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/LZTV/HX1WEMYX/FFBLZTVHX1WEMYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/LZTV/HX1WEMYX/FFBLZTVHX1WEMYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/LZTV/HX1WEMYX/FFBLZTVHX1WEMYX.SMALL.jpg Mike0924 One of the three shields from Legends of Zelda Ocarina of Time, this was a project I decided to do after my nephew went crazy over a basic shield I made for him. So I need this one becuase he likes to battle with me...he can defend himself better than me now which is unacceptable. Get the plywoo...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:14:14 PDT
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-With-Children-How-To-Fox-and-Sheep-pla/
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/C24X/HV2AJIYW/FX5C24XHV2AJIYW.SMALL.jpg FlorisBooks Small speedy projects are perfect when you want to get started and practise your woodworking skills; they're also excellent if you're working with a very young carpenter. That's why we've chosen this fun game to start with - it's quick and simple to make. No special carpentry skills are needed to ma...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 04:15:17 PDT
Lovable Wooden Picture Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovable-Wooden-Picture-Puzzle/
Lovable Wooden Picture Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/4E81/HUK2CHXE/FG34E81HUK2CHXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/4E81/HUK2CHXE/FG34E81HUK2CHXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/4E81/HUK2CHXE/FG34E81HUK2CHXE.SMALL.jpg NoahCook Using a scroll saw you can easily make wooden puzzles. These are great gifts to give away.. They can be personalized in many ways.  Hope you have a fun time doing this. It is quick and easy! What you will need: You'll need: 1.) A Scroll saw. 2.) A photo. (Preferably 4" by 6") 3.) A piece of ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:27:58 PDT
How to Read a Speed Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Speed-Square/
How to Read a Speed Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SMALL.jpg dcarter23  The aim of this tutorial is to provide an understanding of how to read two main scales on a speed square.  A speed square is a tool that just about every carpenter will have in her bag. It can be used to make lines perpendicular (square) to a board's edge. And it can be used to mark any angle (bet...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:25:05 PDT
A Desktop Bag Toss: Build it with Few Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Desktop-Bag-Toss-Build-it-with-Few-Tools/
A Desktop Bag Toss: Build it with Few Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/MOJB/HLZRXPTY/FGNMOJBHLZRXPTY.SMALL.jpg Adeldor Known by a variety of names - baggo, cornhole, corn toss, etc. - the game's platform dimensions are normally 2 feet by 4 feet. At 11 inches by 7½ inches, this miniature indoor version is designed to sit on a desktop or table. It's well sized for a typical office cube. Videos giving a blow-by-blow a...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:25:51 PDT
Custom Crown Molding http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Crown-Molding/
Custom Crown Molding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/L0I1/HLBR5IVN/FYHL0I1HLBR5IVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/L0I1/HLBR5IVN/FYHL0I1HLBR5IVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/L0I1/HLBR5IVN/FYHL0I1HLBR5IVN.SMALL.jpg earlcibiades 1) Choose wood that's no longer wet so that it will remain stable once installed.  If painting the wood, it need not be expensive wood.  The trim-work in the pictures here includes a combination of pine and MDF.  (Although MDF is cheap and paints nicely, it makes a huge mess and is hazardous unless ...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 23:05:57 PDT
Custom Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Armoire/
Custom Armoire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/8SEY/HLBR5IQM/F0E8SEYHLBR5IQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/8SEY/HLBR5IQM/F0E8SEYHLBR5IQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/8SEY/HLBR5IQM/F0E8SEYHLBR5IQM.SMALL.jpg earlcibiades 1) Draw out the design, including all measurements, and start by building a basic box out of plywood. 2) Add shelves, then add solid wood face-frame to cover the exposed plywood edges. 4) Add base molding to the bottom of box and crown molding to the top. 5) Build and hang doors. 6) Sand and paint. ...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 22:51:01 PDT