Instructables: exploring - workshop - gifts http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:50:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Their Favorite Wedding Gift & it Only Cost $14 http://www.instructables.com/id/Their-Favorite-Wedding-Gift-It-Only-Cost-14/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:57:32 PDT
Laser Cut Hometown Map, a Great Sentimental Gift. http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Hometown-Map-a-Great-Sentimental-Gift/
Laser Cut Hometown Map, a Great Sentimental Gift. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/PONW/IOEXW6YA/FOVPONWIOEXW6YA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/PONW/IOEXW6YA/FOVPONWIOEXW6YA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/PONW/IOEXW6YA/FOVPONWIOEXW6YA.SMALL.jpg BreRoz You can find a laser cut map of anylarge city, but what about the small town your family has spent generations in? In my case, I live 2,500 miles from home, but for four generations, my father's family has lived in a small (pop. 3,200) town, Oakfield, NY.When creating the laser cut map of your homet...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 13:33:28 PDT
Turning Cedar Trees Into Walking Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Cedar-Trees-Into-Walking-Sticks/
Turning Cedar Trees Into Walking Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/WXO2/IO6DYHPX/F6HWXO2IO6DYHPX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/WXO2/IO6DYHPX/F6HWXO2IO6DYHPX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/WXO2/IO6DYHPX/F6HWXO2IO6DYHPX.SMALL.jpg man-after-Gods-own-heart Made these and customized them for my nephew's. Took about 2 1/2 days to make them. Getting the trees Cut some cedar trees roughly 6 foot long and 2 - 2 1/2 inch in diameter... (preferably fresh as the bark peels easier) Stripping the bark Begin by stripping the bark.. (this is easier when the...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 16:17:29 PDT
Cutting Board Out of Black Walnut and 2x4 Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Boards-Out-of-Black-Walnut-and-2x4-Inlay/
Cutting Board Out of Black Walnut and 2x4 Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/B9MW/ILTOC04L/F30B9MWILTOC04L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/B9MW/ILTOC04L/F30B9MWILTOC04L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/B9MW/ILTOC04L/F30B9MWILTOC04L.SMALL.jpg man-after-Gods-own-heart I made this cutting board out of black walnut and 2x4's for my mom... I am in the process of making another one for a friend's wedding... will post pics and instructions when finished... Design once you have the board you want to use... draw out your design Cutt out your design once you have y...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 07:03:20 PDT
DIY Plywood Valentines Day Gift/Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plywood-Valentines-Day-GiftDecoration/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:03:11 PST
Trivet / Hot Board Out of Scrap Pieces of Cedar http://www.instructables.com/id/Trivet-Hot-Board-Out-of-Scrap-Pieces-of-Cedar/
Trivet / Hot Board Out of Scrap Pieces of Cedar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B85L/II7PBTSU/FF4B85LII7PBTSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B85L/II7PBTSU/FF4B85LII7PBTSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/B85L/II7PBTSU/FF4B85LII7PBTSU.SMALL.jpg man-after-Gods-own-heart I decided to make this Trivet for friends from church as Christmas present, out of some scrap pieces of cedar laying around. Materials What you will need:Bandsaw,Tablesaw, Scrap pieces of cedar (I have shorter pieces that are being glued),Clamps (I used three, it just made it go by quicker.. you ...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:39:32 PST
Photo Plank http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-Plank/
Photo Plank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/RQTB/IBM216NG/F32RQTBIBM216NG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/RQTB/IBM216NG/F32RQTBIBM216NG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/RQTB/IBM216NG/F32RQTBIBM216NG.SMALL.jpg One80Bits Easy, cheap and unique way to show off your favourite pics! or the perfect gift for those last minute, hard to find gifts... Set It Up You'll need: - your ideal pic printed onto tissue paper (use a light spray of adhesive to tack the tissue to card to be able to feed it through a printer) - pva g...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 04:15:50 PDT
The Tin Can Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tin-Can-Rose/
The Tin Can Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/6UVW/I66D0FJW/FXZ6UVWI66D0FJW.SMALL.jpg CJStephens Why give a rose that is going to die in a week when you could go all out and make an everlasting one. I have seen metal roses in the past and always thought it was a good Idea. So this is my take on metal roses. These make perfect gifts for anniversary or if your into giving bae romantic gifts make ...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:17:00 PST
Wood Burning (Pyrography) Cutting Boards and Spoons as Christmas gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Pyrography-Cutting-Boards-and-Spoons/
Wood Burning (Pyrography) Cutting Boards and Spoons as Christmas gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/H25W/I45HJJP6/FZBH25WI45HJJP6.SMALL.jpg FloydimusPrime This year I decided to give away crafty stuff for Christmas as much as possible, so I made a batch of cutting boards, and did some wood burning on those and one wooden spoon. It was easy but took some time. But in the end, I was happy with the results and pleased to give away handmade gifts. Cut...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:23:52 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST
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/
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/V2HC/I3N2AUMC/FJPV2HCI3N2AUMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/V2HC/I3N2AUMC/FJPV2HCI3N2AUMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/V2HC/I3N2AUMC/FJPV2HCI3N2AUMC.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This awesome little candle holder would make a great gift around Christmas time, or why not make a set for yourself to enjoy around the holidays. Using wood and copper, the design here is quite simple and elegant, and altogether it comes together quite easily. Make the Candle Holder Material:Wood...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/UYZF/I2X6RPWE/F7TUYZFI2X6RPWE.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
DIY Tablet & IPhone Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/0A5R/I2XTT4SA/F7Z0A5RI2XTT4SA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/0A5R/I2XTT4SA/F7Z0A5RI2XTT4SA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/0A5R/I2XTT4SA/F7Z0A5RI2XTT4SA.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This great tablet organizer is really simple to make and very practical. It would make a great gift around the holidays, and you can customize it to fit your tablet, phone or other things you wish to keep in the organizer. Making the Organizer Materials Needed: 1/2 inch high grade plywood, such a...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:39 PST
Making Trivets http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Trivets/
Making Trivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/RAGE/HWL2C178/FN6RAGEHWL2C178.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/RAGE/HWL2C178/FN6RAGEHWL2C178.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/RAGE/HWL2C178/FN6RAGEHWL2C178.SMALL.jpg xNerdiusMaximusx Trivets, as I learned, are special tiles for hot food or serving dishes that can be very decorative, functional, and easy to make. They can also be a great sentiment for a gift.I made my first trivet after I became practiced at making picture frames, as the similarities run deep. My girlfriend's hou...
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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
Making Custom Gift Bags With a Laser http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Custom-Gift-Bags-With-a-Laser/
Making Custom Gift Bags With a Laser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7SY4/HAQ2ZXVR/FNP7SY4HAQ2ZXVR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7SY4/HAQ2ZXVR/FNP7SY4HAQ2ZXVR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/7SY4/HAQ2ZXVR/FNP7SY4HAQ2ZXVR.SMALL.jpg davemenc It started with the gift bags. They were cheap, they were bought for a wedding, they were not used. That left me in possession of paper bags I could use for something and new found skills with a laser etcher. It seemed natural to apply the one to the other. Hitting the laser with a bag had no effec...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 18:18:42 PST
EASY SET OF 3 CANDLEHOLDERS (Little Houses) http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-SET-OF-3-CANDLEHOLDERS-Little-Houses/
EASY SET OF 3 CANDLEHOLDERS (Little Houses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/XR76/HAQ2YRJR/FHQXR76HAQ2YRJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/XR76/HAQ2YRJR/FHQXR76HAQ2YRJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/XR76/HAQ2YRJR/FHQXR76HAQ2YRJR.SMALL.jpg Few Bits A friend of mine sent me a photo of 3 house shaped candleholders and I immediately thought, "Holiday gifts!"  You could finish these in a weekend, with very minimal costs. WHAT YOU WILL NEED: (this list will give you 8 sets) 1 6' 4x4 pine board Measuring tape Pencil Ruler Combination square (not ab...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 14:15:04 PST
Woodworking Projects for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-Projects-for-Beginners/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/P082/H9G167V6/FVDP082H9G167V6.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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