Instructables: exploring - workshop - inexpensive - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:01:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Luxury Shower - Under $60 http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxury-Shower-Under-60/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:45:48 PDT
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cup-Kuksa/
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SMALL.jpg Corinbw I love kuksas and wooden cups so i was so excited when i saw the potential for one in a piece of elm i found after a trimming company trimmed a tree on main street.What you need:-Hatchet.-Drill.-Woodworking rotary files-Chisels or just a pocket knife.-Sandpaper-Epoxy (the cheapest kind will do)-Some...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
The Inexpensive Pinky Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inexpensive-Pinky-Ring/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:05:48 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Beautiful Inexpensive Rustic Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Inexpensive-Rustic-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:46:41 PST
Home Theater Projector Screen on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Theater-Projector-Screen-on-a-Budget/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 00:04:39 PST
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-Watt-DIY-Light-for-Indie-Film-and-Photography/
"1000" Watt DIY Light for Indie Film and Photography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/ZGBW/I9QWBOTS/FSSZGBWI9QWBOTS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/ZGBW/I9QWBOTS/FSSZGBWI9QWBOTS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/ZGBW/I9QWBOTS/FSSZGBWI9QWBOTS.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I am an indie film maker/photographer. If you want to see examples of the light in action for video, visit The Proper Gents. This is built out of oddball items that can be found around the house and at your local home improvement store. I encourage you to take a look around your house and see what y...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 19:11:42 PDT
Ikea Hack: Wedding Photo Booth From Canvas Wardrobes http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Photo-Booth-From-Canvas-Wardrobes/
Ikea Hack: Wedding Photo Booth From Canvas Wardrobes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VC4I/HH2W06T0/FHYVC4IHH2W06T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VC4I/HH2W06T0/FHYVC4IHH2W06T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/VC4I/HH2W06T0/FHYVC4IHH2W06T0.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk I got married in May 2013, and the thing to have at a wedding nowadays seems to be a photo booth. I didn't want to pay loads of money to rent one, and I wanted it to look fairly proffesional. I have an Ipad, and there are plenty of apps out there, so that was going to be my camera set up, so a boo...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 11:30:57 PDT
No Frills Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Frills-Workbench/
No Frills Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/22BQ/GX22TGIU/FYX22BQGX22TGIU.SMALL.jpg loftyduck OK, my goal with this bench was to: make it strong use all 4 feet by 8 feet (actually 49" by 97") of one MDF board with virtually zero waste keep it simple (dimensional lumber & lap/butt joints) keep it inexpensive ??? PROFIT (ha ok, metaphorically speaking) The Design ...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 10:31:05 PST
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Stove Top Distiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Stove-Top-Distiller/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:15:39 PDT
Simple Elegant Paper Lantern/Lamp Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Paper-LanternLamp-Easy/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 08:18:14 PST
The $74 PVC Mega Awesome Super PVC Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-74-PVC-Mega-Awesome-Super-PVC-Table/
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 00:37:09 PST
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
Cheap DIY 100" Projector Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-100quot-Projector-Screen/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:15:40 PDT
Perfect Sawhorses: adjustable and knock-down design http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Sawhorses-adjustable-and-knock-down-desig/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:56:27 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
My Improvised DC Generator Build http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Improvised-DC-Generator-Build/
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Thu, 9 Sep 2010 03:41:33 PDT
Birch and Aluminum Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-and-Aluminum-Desk/
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Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:44:43 PST