Instructables: exploring - workshop - gifts http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:45:08 PST BLOX v1.01 My First Rocking Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Rocking-Horse/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:02:05 PST
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Candle-Holder-with-Wood-Copper-Piping/
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By: darbinorvar

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:47 PST
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-adjustable-stilts-with-no-power-tools-out-of-/
Make adjustable stilts with no power tools out of a scrap 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SMALL.jpg timsway BLACK FRIDAY PUSHBACK 2014! i annually get on my soap box and encourage people to avoid excessive consumerism by shopping smart, local and eco-friendly during the holidays. or better yet, make something yourself. here's one you can do without a lot of skill or tools. any one can make something! than...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:28:17 PST
DIY Tablet & IPhone Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tablet-Organizer/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:39 PST
Making Trivets http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Trivets/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 15:56:47 PDT
Basic Woodburning http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Woodburning/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 19:54:30 PST
EASY SET OF 3 CANDLEHOLDERS (Little Houses) http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-SET-OF-3-CANDLEHOLDERS-Little-Houses/
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 14:15:04 PST
grow a pot of bulbs for the holidays http://www.instructables.com/id/grow-a-pot-of-bulbs-for-the-holidays/
grow a pot of bulbs for the holidays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/VO6Z/H9G0ZM7J/FZKVO6ZH9G0ZM7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/VO6Z/H9G0ZM7J/FZKVO6ZH9G0ZM7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/VO6Z/H9G0ZM7J/FZKVO6ZH9G0ZM7J.SMALL.jpg StemandLeaf Growing Narcissus bulbs in a container is a time honored fall tradition. Bulbs will sprout, grow buds and blossom within 6-10 weeks of planting, providing you with a gorgeous show this holiday season. p.s. There are tons of narcissus beyond paperwhites - experiment away! Gather your supplies. - 4...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 20:19:46 PST
DIY living valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/grow-a-heart-full-of-succulents/
DIY living valentine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VUVL/H9G1710H/FLKVUVLH9G1710H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VUVL/H9G1710H/FLKVUVLH9G1710H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/VUVL/H9G1710H/FLKVUVLH9G1710H.SMALL.jpg StemandLeaf Our inspiration: a colorful living heart! Gather your supplies. - hangable heart frame pre-packed with moss - approximately 50 succulent cuttings - chopstick or pencil  Arrange the succulent cuttings on the dry moss. Just pick them up and put them wherever you want. (It usually takes a few tri...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:00:38 PST
Woodworking Projects for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-Projects-for-Beginners/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SMALL.jpg noahw Here's 50 great beginner woodworking projects that will get you comfortable with the basics of building with wood.  Some of the projects below can be completed in a weekend and others in just a few hours, either way all the projects will help you create something great out of wood. null null n...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 12:21:32 PST
Unforgettable Father's Day gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Unforgettable-Fathers-Day-gift/
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Sat, 16 Jun 2012 01:29:57 PDT
Copper Heart Pendant with Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Heart-Pendant-with-Chain/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:05:13 PST
Flower Pot Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Pot-Valentine/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 18:54:07 PST