Instructables: exploring - workshop - cheap - make http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:06:26 PST BLOX v1.01 WOODEN CHRISTMAS DEER http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-CHRISTMAS-DEER/
WOODEN CHRISTMAS DEER - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/1GJC/I3KC9HTG/FKE1GJCI3KC9HTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/1GJC/I3KC9HTG/FKE1GJCI3KC9HTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKE/1GJC/I3KC9HTG/FKE1GJCI3KC9HTG.SMALL.jpg aiden nicholls Hello my name is Aiden. I'm a DIY hobbyist and this is my instructable on how to build a wooden Christmas deer! It is very easy to build and only takes a few hours to make. And the best part is, I made it out of entirely scrap wood I found around the nature reserve and the bins of the furniture d...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:13:28 PST
Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
Fixing A Cheap Anvil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 Cleaning Up Original Surface If you have a cheap anvil that's made of cast iron or a soft material that you've already put to use and the face is pitted from the hammer striking it try to get it as flat as possible. Prepping The Plate Now that you have your tool steel plate or whatever type ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
Make a Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grappling-Hook/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:38:10 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamps and light are a necessary part of every household, allowing us to keep playing, working, and living into the night. Since they can be found in almost every room of the house, I thought it would be fun if they could be themed. While recently at Ikea, I saw the Brån Lamp, a beautiful glass based...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
How to Make a "Spatty": A Mini and Disposable Rubber Spatula http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spatty-A-Mini-and-Disposable-Rubber-/
How to Make a "Spatty": A Mini and Disposable Rubber Spatula - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SMALL.jpg Verticees While watching an episode of Shark Tank with my mother, one of the contestants presented her products, which were called the "Spatty" and the "Spatty Daddy". The product was used for scraping out any small amounts of moisturizer, makeup or other stuff from small bottles. My mother saw the product an...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 13:18:49 PDT
Screen door from reclaimed door jambs http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-door-from-reclaimed-door-jambs/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/GDKP/HKBG739P/F5AGDKPHKBG739P.SMALL.jpg Stone_UFO I decided to use couple peices from a mahogany door jamb i picked up from the re-store for a couple bucks ( $2 and $5). The jointery is basic half lap with some walnut inlays/pins to come. I just thought it was kinda a fun idea, ripped out of an old house only to be made into a door again. lol
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Mon, 20 May 2013 10:29:43 PDT
Build an action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-action-figure-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/I69D/HFPTONX3/FQDI69DHFPTONX3.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hey you! Go take stuff from your house and glue it to other stuff and make neat things! It's easy and very nearly free and all your visiting relatives will say "oh, he/she is so creative" and then you can give it to them for their birthdays!!! I don't have process photos of this build but really, i...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 17:06:38 PDT
Keep your essential shop tools organized and accessible - easy and cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-Super-Simple-Handy-shop-tool-organiz/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/LWZE/HFWSTQEF/FUDLWZEHFWSTQEF.SMALL.jpg damianzuch In our shop we have different sections that are somewhat reserved for different types of tools (we have an air tools area, welding area, chop saw/table saw area, etc etc). I like to have a quick access set of the basic shop tools handy in each section. Over the years I've somehow accumulated many mu...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 17:55:41 PDT
$5 Home Theater for March Madness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-50-Home-Theater-Projector-for-March-Madnes/
$5 Home Theater for March Madness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/ANLY/HE7D2UF6/FVYANLYHE7D2UF6.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Just in time for March Madness!  Here's how to convert your Laptop, Smartphone, or Tablet into a makeshift projector.  It's really cheap, and can add a bit of creative fun to your next sports party! www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! This project is geared mainly toward college stude...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:31:08 PDT
DIY Heavy Duty Craft Knives/Scalpels/Exactos/Woodworking Knifes/Carving Tools/ETC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heavy-Duty-Craft-KnivesScalpelsExactosWoodw/
DIY Heavy Duty Craft Knives/Scalpels/Exactos/Woodworking Knifes/Carving Tools/ETC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GML7/H9G17NZT/FR1GML7H9G17NZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GML7/H9G17NZT/FR1GML7H9G17NZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/GML7/H9G17NZT/FR1GML7H9G17NZT.SMALL.jpg Davin-Cheap I love knives. That's it. 1 simple tool, 2 parts but so many fonctions. I had this idea while I was trying to find a scalpel for leatherworking and didnt succeed. So, as my first instructable, I will show you how to make yourself DIY heavy duty craft knives (or other cuting tool) of any shape y...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 06:57:30 PST
How to make Ragnarok the Crona's Sword (Soul Eater) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Ragnarok-the-Cronas-Sword-Soul-Eater/
How to make Ragnarok the Crona's Sword (Soul Eater) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/Q56K/GXDWYC9R/F3KQ56KGXDWYC9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/Q56K/GXDWYC9R/F3KQ56KGXDWYC9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/Q56K/GXDWYC9R/F3KQ56KGXDWYC9R.SMALL.jpg Ernext well, this is my first instructable, I'm not an anime lover but I like some animes and create their objects, this is one of them. Ragnarok (if you don't know the anime) is an evil sword who eats human souls to get more power. First of all Materials 1 piece of wood  (50 cm or more lenght/ 15cm w...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 00:18:32 PST
A cool little design lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-cool-little-design-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/J0VY/GLL4Y6FI/FIJJ0VYGLL4Y6FI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/J0VY/GLL4Y6FI/FIJJ0VYGLL4Y6FI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/J0VY/GLL4Y6FI/FIJJ0VYGLL4Y6FI.SMALL.jpg Ollaolen This time I made a cool little lamp. This project was really simple and it doesn't really need step by step instructions. I used for this project : Osram dot-it lamp - 1$ An old headset box - the tube part of the lamp A piece of keyboard PCB Hotglue I first demolished the osram lamp and took out th...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:53:57 PDT
Make a Hide - A - Key (stash spot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hide-A-Key-stash-spot/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 20:51:05 PST
How to build a custom pine log table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-custom-pine-log-table/
How to build a custom pine log table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/9F0O/G0IPMHDP/FVG9F0OG0IPMHDP.SMALL.jpg durtbikedave Heres another Instructable showing how easy it is to make cool furniture out of natural ponderosa pine!  This table, however is constructed without  nails, screws, or any other metal fasteners.  Here we go... Materials.... Materials and tools needed are...18 linear ft of pine logs anywhere from 2...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2009 23:16:58 PDT
How to make a custom pine log lamp on the cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-custom-pine-log-lamp-on-the-cheap/
How to make a custom pine log lamp on the cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT7Y/FZHLB72Y/F80AT7YFZHLB72Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT7Y/FZHLB72Y/F80AT7YFZHLB72Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/AT7Y/FZHLB72Y/F80AT7YFZHLB72Y.SMALL.jpg durtbikedave This instructable will show you how to make a cool lamp out of an ordinary piece of firewood. Materials/tools needed: Two pieces of the pine of your choice. One flat piece w/ natural edge One 3"x12" round piece w/bark still on Old lamp fixture with bulb Lamp shade of your choice Drawkni...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2009 01:19:50 PDT
DIY Projector using an OHP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Projector-using-an-OHP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OX68/FRXWGXGR/FHJOX68FRXWGXGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OX68/FRXWGXGR/FHJOX68FRXWGXGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/OX68/FRXWGXGR/FHJOX68FRXWGXGR.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 This is another projector i made about 2 years ago, but i still have fully working.I don't have a lot of time to tell you what to do step by step, and my English is really bad, but i have lots of pictures that may help anybody who want to make one of this cheap (under 50 UK Pounds)If you have any qu...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 08:01:48 PDT
Reuse Old Fence Boards! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Fence-Boards/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2009 07:45:23 PST
Make Foam Look Like Carved Granite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Foam-Look-Like-Carved-Granite/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2009 06:24:09 PST
Make Signs out of Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Signs-out-of-Cardboard/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:14:30 PST
Make a Glue Gun Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Glue-Gun-Creep/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 09:18:54 PST
Hot Knife for Plastic Cutting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Knife-for-Plastic-Cutting!/
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Sat, 6 Oct 2007 03:49:19 PDT
How to Make a small Gas Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-small-Gas-Furnace/
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Wed, 21 Mar 2007 10:30:50 PDT
Make a Small Blacksmith's Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Small-Blacksmith-s-Forge/
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Mon, 26 Feb 2007 16:11:28 PST
Cheap and easy desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-desk/
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Thu, 27 Jul 2006 15:06:08 PDT