Instructables: exploring - workshop - plywood - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 09:06:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 A In_Flexible Pavilion http://www.instructables.com/id/A-InFlexible-Pavilion/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 01:15:48 PDT
X and O side table http://www.instructables.com/id/X-and-O-side-table/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:47:51 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Birch-Ply-End-Table/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
Powerful laminated wood slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-laminated-wood-slingshot/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:06:26 PDT
How To Make CNC Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-CNC-Furniture/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:44:57 PDT
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-mailboxes-for-apartment-building/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:31:30 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
R Credenza http://www.instructables.com/id/R-Credenza/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:28:13 PST
Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-1/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:07:55 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Minimalist Bunk Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Bunk-Bed/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:12:18 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:13:38 PST
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Drawer-Dresser-with-Hidden-Drawers-and-Crown-Mo/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:48:33 PST
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Strata-Bench-Fabrication-Part-3-of-3/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Multi-Angle-Camera-Mount/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:02:49 PST
The Camera Track and Boom System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Camera-Track-and-Boom-System/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:33:04 PST
Folded Plate Chair #3B http://www.instructables.com/id/Folded-Plate-Chair-3B/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 23:34:02 PST
Wallpaper to Wood: A Bathroom Remodel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallpaper-to-Wood-A-Bathroom-Remodel/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:23:48 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodpunk-LED-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 8 Sep 2010 23:07:46 PDT
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Style-DIY-Organization-Board/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-By-Hand/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:17:04 PST
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Minecraft-Figures-for-Haloween-or-whenever/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Spruce up your shop: install a wood floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Spruce-up-your-shop-install-a-wood-floor/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:04:50 PDT
Marvelous money boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Marvelous-money-boxes/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:00:58 PDT
Make a Rune Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Rune-Blade/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:02:22 PDT
Minimalist Black Steel Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Black-Steel-Desk/
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 PDT
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Standing-Workbench-No-Screws-Needed/
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SMALL.gif FabricateIO When we upgraded our electronics bench setup, we wanted a new table that was cheap and incredibly easy to assemble (and disassemble / transport for moving).Our solution? Turn two 4'x8' sheets of 23/32" plywood into a slot-assembly, no-screws-needed project bench, that can be assembled and disassembl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:53:52 PDT
The Drill Bit Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Drill-Bit-Rack/
The Drill Bit Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DXN6/HYR3DX4F/F2ZDXN6HYR3DX4F.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Drill Bits ... you know I love them ... especially Forstner bits. What I don't love is sorting through a pile of bits to find the one I need/want/desire.Do you have one of these tray things on your drill press? If so, what is in it? Mine is pretty useless as a beer ... I mean cup holder. I'd say...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:03:29 PDT
The Chisel Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chisel-Storage-Rack/
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Nothing says "class" like hand tools ... unless we're talking about my sweet tuxedo T-shirt worn in the workshop, but that is reserved for special projects.I decided it was time to step it up a bit and get fancy with some wood chisels. They aren't top of the line ... they probably aren't even middl...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:57 PDT
DIY Baby Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Bed/
DIY Baby Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHU/WNO8/HYCSX8TH/FHUWNO8HYCSX8TH.SMALL.jpg russian_desman Once upon the time I decided to make the bed for my newborn son. At first I bought the mattress in local baby store (the part I am unable to make myself). The mattress size is 40 x 90 cm. (All sizes will be given in centimeters, you can always divide them by 2.54 to convert them into inches). Also I...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Ratchet Strap Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Ratchet-Strap-Chair/
Ratchet Strap Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/EO42/HYAE6OH5/F2MEO42HYAE6OH5.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap. I made this chair because I was interested in the forces at play to make a chair stand up: the different parts in tension and compression that make up the structure. It's also p...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:17 PDT
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1lb-Boxed-Screw-Storage-Rack/
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Does this cluttered shelf look familiar? You probably have at least one. Maybe it's house paint, or the dreaded spray paint stored 14 rows deep, or as in my case, boxed screws and nails. Whatever the item, the one you want, is of course in the back ... and probably on the bottom. It never fails!...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:38 PDT
Community Lightboxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Community-Lightboxes/
Community Lightboxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/8DCM/HVJDWML7/F7J8DCMHVJDWML7.SMALL.jpg katrinaspade These lightboxes were created for a community "pop-up" in Holyoke, MA. We installed them during the day and as night fell, people wrote their thoughts and dreams for their city on the translucent faces of the boxes, then turned on the light inside. Simple Plywood Frames We made boxes using 1/2" ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:15:10 PDT
Wooden Crate with Lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Crate-with-Lid/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:14:47 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Toddler-Bed/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Tips-for-cutting-complex-curves-on-a-bandsaw/
6 Tips for cutting curves on a bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJZ/3LCA/HU8O9JBH/FJZ3LCAHU8O9JBH.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Cutting complex parts with tight curves safely and accurately on a bandsaw can be challenging, but is fairly easy with some practice, a properly tuned-up bandsaw, and a couple special tips and tricks... enjoy! What you need: - A bandsaw - A thin blade (1/4" recommended) - Drawing of your c...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:39:11 PDT
Piggy Coffee Table - CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Piggy-Coffee-Table-CNC-Router/
Piggy Coffee Table - CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SV02/HUFW2CRW/FALSV02HUFW2CRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SV02/HUFW2CRW/FALSV02HUFW2CRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/SV02/HUFW2CRW/FALSV02HUFW2CRW.SMALL.jpg alepalan As a furniture designer + maker I like to be surrounded by beautiful furniture. When I joined Instructables as an Artist in Residence at Pier 9 we had recently moved to a new office space that had no “lounging” space except for a sofa. We really needed a coffee table to go in front so I decided to...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:51:36 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/WDXW/HTOUD2RM/F1RWDXWHTOUD2RM.SMALL.jpg xbremer CAF is the coffee table that moves with you, converting quickly from a coffee table to a three-drawer box 4.5" tall to store and move all the little books, papers, and pencils that don't have a box of their own. The table can be made entirely out of one 4ft x 8ft piece of plywood 1/2" thick, with c...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Laptop lap stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-lap-stand/
Laptop lap stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/7V41/HRSMZ20R/F517V41HRSMZ20R.SMALL.jpg foradoescritorio Inspired by a project seen on pinterest, i decided to create a laptop lap stand that had to no only hold my laptop (of course) but also hold my iphone on a reading position and have room for a wireless mouse or maybe an external HD.Available in portuguese at www.foradoescritorio.com.br Find the wo...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:30:34 PST
Turning a plywood bracelet - PIP http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-plywood-bracelet-PIP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SMALL.jpg Fool4peppers Creating a bracelet from cabinet grade plywood. Video has two angle view of most of the turning.
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:59:00 PDT
Bent Plywood Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Speakers/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST