Instructables: exploring - workshop - diy - how to - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 03:55:09 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to make an adapter, which allow you to use lithium ion batteries at old NiCd or NiMH batteries powered cordless power tools.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: Super glueCo...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
How to make a Spartan Race spear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Spartan-Race-spear/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:13:59 PDT
$1 AUX Stereo Input Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/1-AUX-Stereo-Input-Hack/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:26:19 PST
How to Reset Oil Light: Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Reset-Oil-Light-Volkswagen-Jetta-2011-2016/
How to Reset Oil Light: Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/4A12/IPY0LAOI/FMS4A12IPY0LAOI.SMALL.jpg The MechanicD This video will show you step by step instructions on how to reset your oil life indicator on a Volkswagen Jetta 2011-2016.If you liked this video and found it helpful feel free to like, share, and comment to help us bring even better content.For more oil reset and DIY maintenance, make sure to subs...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:16:33 PDT
DIY: LED Workbench Light From LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Workbench-Light-From-LED-Strips/
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:34:20 PST
Walnut Edison Bulb Lamp DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Edison-Bulb-Lamp-DIY/
Walnut Edison Bulb Lamp DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/3IQE/IV0AUVPX/FH63IQEIV0AUVPX.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this post (don't miss the video above for more details), I show you how to build an Edison Bulb Lamp. My Edison Bulb Lamp is built from Walnut, but you could use any type of wood. This is a relatively simple build and the result is a super cool, vintage looking lamp. Enjoy! P.S. If you don't have...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:01:04 PST
How to Build a Circle Cutting Jig for Your Router http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-Your-Router/
How to Build a Circle Cutting Jig for Your Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/VY4M/IUSM5XQT/F2IVY4MIUSM5XQT.SMALL.jpg socialwoodworks In this Instructable I will demonstrate how I make quick and easy circle cutting jigs for my trim router.In some cases a jigsaw will do the job when you need to cut out a circle for a project but if you need to cutout a perfect circle that will be visible, a circle jig is your best bet. Well, unless...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:33:49 PDT
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Squeeze-Extra-Capacity-From-Old-NiCd-Batteries/
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to squeeze some extra capacity from old NiCd batteries.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: NiCd BatteriesTools:Soldering ironScrew driverKnifeImaxB6AC V2 or other smart cha...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:31 PDT
How to build a hoverboard you can ride http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Hoverboard-You-Can-Ride/
How to build a hoverboard you can ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H87D/IPET1ZRH/FBTH87DIPET1ZRH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H87D/IPET1ZRH/FBTH87DIPET1ZRH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/H87D/IPET1ZRH/FBTH87DIPET1ZRH.SMALL.jpg Joshbuilds Remember those hover boards that everyone rides around. now you can build your very own electric hover board at home that you can ride. To see how you can go through my instructables tutorial and watch the video to complement the tutorial. You can find all my other projects on my website joshbuilds....
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:37:48 PDT
Junkyard Radio to Table Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Junkyard-Radio-to-Table-Radio/
Junkyard Radio to Table Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/YFD5/IUKEP9T6/FN0YFD5IUKEP9T6.SMALL.jpg amackay Every few months or so, I like to do a bit of a scouting mission of my local u-pick auto parts place to look for inspiration for the next project. I usually look for items that generally aren't very popular for anyone looking for parts for their car but may still serve some sort of useful purpose. (...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:33:40 PDT
DIY: Illuminated House Number Powered By Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Illuminated-House-Number-Powered-by-Solar-Pane/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 11:14:36 PDT
Dramatic Wine Bottle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Dramatic-Wine-Bottle-Lights/
Dramatic Wine Bottle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/OIUO/IINJFJIU/F4JOIUOIINJFJIU.SMALL.jpg TheSakariRock Happy Holidays! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and is ready for the new year. If you're a college student on break, like me, and need something to do or forgot to get your parents presents, like me again, then this is a super easy and classy gift to make. In addition, since we just celebrat...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 16:16:37 PST
Make a Break Action Shotgun From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Break-Action-Shotgun-From-Scratch/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 02:47:09 PDT
Dual solar shed (regulated and unregulated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Solar-Shed-regulated-and-Unregulated/
Dual solar shed (regulated and unregulated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BRFE/ISZ67Y63/FUDBRFEISZ67Y63.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show how I set up two small-scale solar systems in my shed to make it more usable. The first is a battery and lighting system (slightly larger) with an old travel panel that I had not used in a long time. The second is a small fan that exhausts the hottest air from the ri...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 15:49:22 PDT
Install Mazda 3 LED Daytime Running Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Mazda-3-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights/
Install Mazda 3 LED Daytime Running Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/EBME/I7CCGWFA/F29EBMEI7CCGWFA.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy The Mazda 3 (Axela) is known to be a sporty sedan that has quite a large following all over the world. There are tons of upgrades for it, including a new set of Mazda 3 Direct Fit LED Daytime Running Lights. This LED assembly replaces the fog light bezel to give you a whole new flashy look. Use...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:17:58 PDT
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-LED-Roof-Cab-Lights/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:41:03 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Paint Realistic Faux Wood Grain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Realistic-Faux-Wood-Grain/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:32:23 PST
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-an-Oil-Change-on-a-Ford-F-150-Ecobo/
How to perform an Oil Change on a Ford F-150 Ecoboost - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/NKPR/HJKC1ICB/FZ4NKPRHJKC1ICB.SMALL.jpg zackro973 Taking your truck back to the dealer for an oil change can be expensive. So why not do it yourself? Also performing the job gives you the assurance the job was done right! Tools & Materials Needed: 15mm wrench Oil Filter Wrench Oil Drain Pan 6qt. 5-30w synthetic oil New oil filter roll of paper t...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 12:29:15 PDT
Cyclone Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:39:31 PDT
DIY On-Off Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-On-Off-Switch/
DIY On-Off Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips Simple idea which dosen't require special tools or skills to make it. This perfect to use with LED diodes. I'm going to built this switch into an upcoming project so if you interested in click on the follow button ;)Materials:plywood or solid wood or hardwoodthin wood (perhaps veneer or thin plywood...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:59:26 PST
How To - Secret Compartment Box II http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Box-II/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 10:32:30 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste trestle table plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-trestle-table/
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Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:06:29 PST
DIY Wood Veneer Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Veneer-Light/
DIY Wood Veneer Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/QF8I/IL5J6UZA/FTZQF8IIL5J6UZA.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips I really love to work with wood but I don't have a workshop to make bigger woodworking projects yet :)I saw a very good idea in a Youtube video with wood veneer so I bought some and started to figure out the project.That was a little bit complicated to work with veneer for the first time but after s...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 11:55:37 PST
Concrete Bonding http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Bonding/
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Thu, 16 Dec 2010 08:02:19 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Beautiful-Pallet-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 19:17:57 PST
How To Install HID Conversion Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-HID-Conversion-Kit-1/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 12:50:59 PDT
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-Car-LED-Strip-Lights/
How To Install Car LED Strip Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/D7B5/I0YG3B32/FKYD7B5I0YG3B32.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy Have you seen anyone sport a set of LED Underbody car lights? Whether or not you choose to install the single colored LED strip or the multi-colored RGB LED strip is all based on personal preference, but here is a guide to go through the installation process. The concept is straightforward as you wi...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:20:32 PDT
How To Build a Variable Box Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Variable-Box-Joint-Jig/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 23:52:17 PDT
Drill Powered Adjustable Height Work Bench! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-Adjustable-Height-Work-Bench/
Drill Powered Adjustable Height Work Bench! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I used two trailer jacks to make an adjustable height work bench. I needed a way to store my new X-Carve CNC machine when not in use. You could modify this design easily to make an adjustable height standing desk. Modify Trailer Jack A small pin is all that holds the hand crank on the trailer...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:25:08 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've now done two other salt projects from a single block of rock salt I bought from my local cooking store. I think it is one of the coolest materials I've ever worked with. It has amazing colors, a great texture and a real depth of field. But... it is NOT GOOD FOR THE SHOPYou see, salt + iron/...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Make a wooden projector for your cell phone. And if you happen to watch the Force Awakens trailer 4 times in a row on your shop wall, well it is Star Wars day so who can blame you!This one is made from 1/8 Baltic Birch plywood and measures, 6" x 5 1/2" x 3" and has a lens savaged from an old p...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/action-figure-lamp/
action figure lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I saw a photo of a action figure lamp years ago and immediately fell in love. And then I made about 400 other things and never got around to making it. BUT NO LONGER!Bask in the action figure's lamp gold and action-packed glory. :DThis action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap project, and I l...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:34:19 PDT
DIY How to Make a Sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Make-a-Sawhorse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:22:04 PDT
DIY How to Refinish a Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Refinish-a-Table/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:07:35 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
Make a Wall Mounted Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wall-Mounted-Bar/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:28:34 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A Zoetrope is an animation toy that literally translates to "life turning." While I had many challenges on this build, I have to say is it easily one of my favorite creations. I have a particular fondness for toys....My main worry was that the wedges would de-lamiate from the block due to the turnin...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Burned Holes Furniture for your Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Burned-Holes-Furniture-for-your-Garden/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:19:23 PST
How to rehandle ceramic knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rehandle-ceramic-knives/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:32:35 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST