Instructables: exploring - workshop - plywood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 16:52:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D Router: When a CNC machine is overkill. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Router-When-a-CNC-machine-is-overkill/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:52:01 PDT
How To Build a Simple Bathroom Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Simple-Bathroom-Shelf/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 11:36:42 PDT
Choosing Greener Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Wood/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:55:58 PDT
PlyDock: A DIY dock for your iPhone 3G / 3GS http://www.instructables.com/id/PlyDock-A-DIY-dock-for-your-iPhone-3G-3GS/
PlyDock: A DIY dock for your iPhone 3G / 3GS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4VXA/ID7UU7N6/FVG4VXAID7UU7N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4VXA/ID7UU7N6/FVG4VXAID7UU7N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/4VXA/ID7UU7N6/FVG4VXAID7UU7N6.SMALL.jpg purincess Why buy an expensive dock for your iPhone when you can make your own ultra-cheap, assemble-it-yourself, and easy-to-ship iPhone stand that does the same job as the $29 dock made by Apple. I call it the PlyDock. I had a blast making it and I hope you like it too. Lasercut 1/8” (0.3cm) plywood or ac...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:17:22 PDT
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-furnish-your-apartment-with-CNC-tools-Part-/
How to furnish your apartment with CNC tools: Part 1 - Stackable Aalto Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/BTYG/ID77OHTN/F8CBTYGID77OHTN.SMALL.jpg wgpatrick I’ve recently moved in to a new apartment that sorely lacks furnishing. Instead of going on a shopping spree at IKEA, I’m using the CNC tools at Autodesk Pier 9 to furnish my new apartment. I don’t have any background in furniture design and limited CNC experience, so I’m also pursuing this project...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:58:04 PDT
DIY Dog Pool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Pool/
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:58:14 PDT
Table Saw Cross Cut/Miter Sled Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Cross-CutMiter-Sled-Combo/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:01:00 PDT
The Plywood and Poplar Mantel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Plywood-and-Poplar-Mantel/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:07:23 PDT
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-a-Band-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:24:58 PDT
Easy workshop cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-workshop-cabinets/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:16:18 PDT
Recycled pallet table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-pallet-table/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:21:12 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
How To Make a Cross Cut Sled for a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Cross-Cut-Sled-for-a-Table-Saw/
How To Make a Cross Cut Sled for a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This table saw cross cut sled features an expandable clamp system running on aluminum tracks. Table saws come in all sizes, with different sized tops and miter slots, however no matter what size you've got you can design a sled for it. This jig is made to fit my small saw specifically, however you c...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:19:45 PDT
Minimalist Leaning Bookshelf (shelves slot in from behind) http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Leaning-Bookshelf-shelves-slot-in-from-/
Minimalist Leaning Bookshelf (shelves slot in from behind) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/EWSU/IBW23W3C/FX0EWSUIBW23W3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/EWSU/IBW23W3C/FX0EWSUIBW23W3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX0/EWSU/IBW23W3C/FX0EWSUIBW23W3C.SMALL.jpg naghababaie This tutorial will instruct you how to build a leaning bookshelf. Originally constructed at Autodesk's stunning Pier 9 in San Francisco. Tools:o **Water jet**o Tig Welding stationo Metal pillar drillo PVAo Hand drillo Hammer o Large Clampso Metal Puncho Markero Metal Sawo Circular sander & grinderMa...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 08:39:25 PDT
How to make a vacuum powered plywood lifter for your workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-vacuum-powered-plywood-lifter-for-yo/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:34:10 PDT
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurate-returning-boomerang-from-plywood/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:19:28 PDT
Engrave a Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Engrave-a-Map/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 20:42:33 PDT
Modular chaiR http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-CHAIR/
Modular chaiR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7V7G/IAPAXB1S/FUF7V7GIAPAXB1S.SMALL.gif grndnl This modular chaiR is a WIP project constructed using Autodesk Fusion 360.The idea behind the project stemmed from the constraints that a college dorm room usually puts on the student: there is always not enough space.This chaiR wishes to tackle this problem by allowing the student to first customiz...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:24:11 PDT
Painted Plywood Subfloor - Basketball Court http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Plywood-Subfloor-Basketball-Court/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:08:34 PDT
Lasercut Bathymetric Map of Arabian Sea http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Bathymetric-Map-of-Arabian-Sea/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 11:01:20 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slipstream-Table-Experiments-in-Aluminum-and-Plywo/
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Slipstream Table is the culmination of a number of side projects and experiments in CNC profile cutting, lamination, sheet good manipulation and traditional woodworking. The project is the result of the economy and efficiency of cnc fabrication, as well as the realities of the hand finishing req...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:29:45 PDT
A In_Flexible Pavilion http://www.instructables.com/id/A-InFlexible-Pavilion/
A In_Flexible Pavilion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/UN8P/I9UDJHSH/FB5UN8PI9UDJHSH.SMALL.jpg Qingzhi Team: Kyle Johnson, David Campbell, Qingzhi Li, Yu ZhengInstructors: Kyle Steinfeld, Simon Schleicher, Jonathan Bachrach, Luis Jaggy. Overview The goal of the project was to explore active bending and kerfing of wood surfaces. We conceptualized the project in two parts: the seat, which is a heavy...
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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/
Dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/WJQL/I6H7DVOH/FAVWJQLI6H7DVOH.SMALL.jpg RhysH CNC cut dining table made from two 2400x1200mm sheets of 18mm plywood. Locks together with no glue and the screwed joints are hidden. It can be easily disassembled and packed flat for relocation. Design The table has been designed in Solidworks to an original design. I don't have a workshop so it...
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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/
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Shoe organizer bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-organizer-bench/
Shoe organizer bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/P8KV/I50XMWE7/FPUP8KVI50XMWE7.SMALL.jpg workislove I live in tight quarters with my family, and lately we've been practically tripping over each other's stuff. I've been tasked with organizing the apartment by any means necessary, and in this instructable I'll show how I got things started with an entryway bench that doubles as a shoe organizer.I've...
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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/
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/1S7U/I4PHJ4M1/FLW1S7UI4PHJ4M1.SMALL.jpg kckace I decided to build this dresser as a Christmas present for my step-daughter. She is almost 15, and at this age, when Christmas comes around, we like to give our kids something more useful that they can use for quite sometime, and take with them when they move out of the house. When I did this proje...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:48:33 PST
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Flat-Pack-Rocking-Cat/
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SMALL.jpg rpantaleo Hello Instructables! It's been a while since I've done a how-to.My good friend and college roommate just recently became a father, so I decided to make a gift for his child. I ultimately decided to make a rocking horse. To make it a bit more unique, I decided to make it a cat instead of a horse (sin...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:54:25 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/
The Multi-Axis Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/2TP1/I3PJT2B8/FDD2TP1I3PJT2B8.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I recently made a camera track system for my workshop. However, the camera mount only had one axis of movement and as soon as I had it assembled, I knew I could improve on the design.I wanted two axes!! (I know that looks weird, but I looked it up, and that turns out to be the plural of axis). Usi...
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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/
The Camera Track and Boom System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SMALL.jpg -BALES- The bulk of work in my shop is custom drum building with Calderwood Percussion, which includes making build videos for our Youtube channel. My shop is roughly 10' x 25' with one central pathway and the tools arranged along the perimeter. Adding an obstacle like a tripod is hindering because it's a...
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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/
Folded Plate Chair #3B - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/0Y4X/I3BH65R5/F6O0Y4XI3BH65R5.SMALL.jpg michael.cobb.1610092 This is a design for an "origami style" plywood chair. After doing some initial prototypes with various sheet goods and continuous hinges I settled on this design as a good balance of affordability and quality. The Parts There are many kinds of plywood out there but if you're actually going to...
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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/
Bent Plywood Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/CZRS/I2P3P4CG/FEUCZRSI2P3P4CG.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON The Bent Plywood Chair is part of a broader study I'm up to experimenting with ergonomics- trying different materials and construction methods using the dimensions and posture of Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavillion Chair (1929). This one is made using 3/4" plywood and kerf bending for smooth c...
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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/
Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IHF7/GDTLSUQN/F1YIHF7GDTLSUQN.SMALL.jpg jeff-o The Woodpunk LED Desk Lamp is the result of being inspired, perhaps more than a year ago, by a design I saw on a design blog.  It's a bit of a pet peeve that all these fantastic ideas are flaunted but never produced.  So, I set about making my own wooden desk lamp, and I am extremely pleased with th...
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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/
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/QTOF/I2I4BON3/F5PQTOFI2I4BON3.SMALL.jpg laffinm I recently moved my shop into my basement and while moving all the stuff, I realized that I needed a kind of organization system to hold some of my hand tools. After a bit of thinking, I came up with this solution, which might not be the best, but works fine for me. The board consists mainly of a la...
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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/
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SMALL.jpg hank4444 For this project I set out to build myself a completely custom speaker that would sound great and look clean and simple. I built everything from the ground up myself, except for the speaker drivers. However I built everything else; the circuit board, the amplifier circuit, and the housing. I even ta...
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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/
Technique: Digital Fabrication By Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/MBTU/I2P3TV0Q/F1ZMBTUI2P3TV0Q.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON For the other 99% of makers, here's an instructable on how to make things that are just as complex and precise using tools you can find at any hardware store, and templates you can print at your local print shop.A few of us (some college students, people who live near a coop shop like Techshop, Inst...
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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/
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/CPH0/I1C3Z1MD/FM5CPH0I1C3Z1MD.SMALL.jpg Niedner Modelled after the games mobs they are 1 inch to one pixel in a simple resolution. So the creeper stands 24" tall and the Zombie 32" tall. Perfect for children to enjoy on Halloween or any time really.Very basic instructions follow. There are details in the video, more in the pictured details. Th...
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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/
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SMALL.jpg marcjoli This instructable will show how to build a cheap and simple garage storage and workbench out of plywood that will allow you to store all of your tools or gear safely while doubling as a great work bench surface.This is my first instructable so please be nice but also leave comments to tell me what y...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT