Instructables: exploring - workshop - project - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:23:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Make a Your Own Woodworking Mallet w/ Leftover Plywood! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make a Your Own Woodworking Mallet w/ Leftover Plywood! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/5GE9/IK5Q1TSK/FI75GE9IK5Q1TSK.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This instructable is a general overview and comparison of different restoration techniques. The object of experimentation is a drill press. Not all steps are in detail, but information can be found elsewhere on the web for exact instructions on different techniques. Find a Tool to Restore Hunt a...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Motorcycle restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-Restoration/
Motorcycle restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/RSZ7/IK4CMLPC/FL7RSZ7IK4CMLPC.SMALL.jpg GideonB4 Hi there guys ! This is a project i did with my Dad . We started in the beginning of last year (2015) with a simple 1983 Honda xl250r . Its been a dream of us to do this and i'd like to share it with u , so here are the steps on how you can restore a motorcycle to your own custom build? Overview ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:42:05 PST
Wooden Pebble Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pebble-Necklace/
Wooden Pebble Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/BLL6/IK4CK4ZN/F94BLL6IK4CK4ZN.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery This project is incredibly quick and easy to do.If you would like to watch my quick build video you can see it here: Materials Used: Scrap Wood3.5mm Male to Female Headphone JackSpray PolyurethaneSugruTools Used: Belt SanderDrillScissors Turn The Scrap Into Pebbles I raided my scrap bin for some ...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:12:11 PST
Ultimate Hanging Drill Bit Organizer (Made From Styrofoam!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Drill-Bit-Organizer-Made-From-Styrofoam/
Ultimate Hanging Drill Bit Organizer (Made From Styrofoam!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/XGOB/IJYUS3QS/FMDXGOBIJYUS3QS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/XGOB/IJYUS3QS/FMDXGOBIJYUS3QS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/XGOB/IJYUS3QS/FMDXGOBIJYUS3QS.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Almost all of us have this problem: Organizing our drill-bits...In the last couple months, I found that I've been using my drill almost everyday to drill holes. I have a container that holds different sized drill bits, But it's always a mess, And I can't stand things that aren't organized! The box t...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 03:20:54 PST
2x4 Contest - How to make a pair of Nesting Side Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Contest-How-to-Make-a-Pair-of-Nesting-Side-Tab/
2x4 Contest - How to make a pair of Nesting Side Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/SCCI/IJ3GK1YB/FEBSCCIIJ3GK1YB.SMALL.jpg socialwoodworks I am always looking for an excuse use my power tools so when I was asked to participate in this 2x4 contest I was more than happy to oblige. For my submission I wanted to make a piece that required me to transform the 2x4 into something that would be hard to recognize that it was even made out of a ...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 07:42:55 PST
How to Dye Wood Using Natural Ingredients in 5 steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dye-Wood-Using-Natural-Ingredients-in-5-Ste/
How to Dye Wood Using Natural Ingredients in 5 steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/EGEL/IIEUK3Q6/FC8EGELIIEUK3Q6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/EGEL/IIEUK3Q6/FC8EGELIIEUK3Q6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/EGEL/IIEUK3Q6/FC8EGELIIEUK3Q6.SMALL.jpg firefightermeyer Did you know you can dye wood?! This is not staining. Stains lie on top of the wood, whereas dyes absorb into the wood. Dyes can be made naturally with most water soluble materials. Tea, coffee, nut husks (walnut looks great), tobacco, and herbs are all great options to explore if you want to create...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 13:38:50 PST
DIY Standard Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Standard-Coffee-Table/
DIY Standard Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/DO90/II0K7DTO/FCODO90II0K7DTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/DO90/II0K7DTO/FCODO90II0K7DTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/DO90/II0K7DTO/FCODO90II0K7DTO.SMALL.jpg ENGLak212 WARNING: Use with caution! Electric tools used in the construction of the coffee table.Materials Needed:1 Sheet of Plywood: (48” X 24”)1 Pallet: (42”X 42”)Tools: #305 Stainless Steel 3 inch x 10 ScrewsElectric SawPower Drill with variable sized Drill bits Measuring TapeHammerCrow barClamp (Optional)...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:58:35 PST
Easy to make wooden magazine, file or book box http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-wooden-magazine-file-or-book-box/
Easy to make wooden magazine, file or book box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/UGND/IHS1NDT3/F2AUGNDIHS1NDT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/UGND/IHS1NDT3/F2AUGNDIHS1NDT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/UGND/IHS1NDT3/F2AUGNDIHS1NDT3.SMALL.jpg Regan Leatch This easy to make Magizene, Book or filebox storage box is a beautiful addition to any home or office and is an effective way to tidy up files, books and/ or magazines. Marking and cutting sides First mark and cut the sides out of 3ply plywood. The sides need to be 280 mm by 335 mm but i recommen...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 01:12:47 PST
DIY white board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-white-board/
DIY white board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/TNO2/IHM9QYIN/FXGTNO2IHM9QYIN.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello,In this Instructable, I will show you how to make an XL white board for less than 10€ saving yourself around 60 to 80€.Follow me, to be the first to know when i upload new projects :). Materials list - A big Painter's Canvas ~5€.- a reclaimed acrylic sheet : 0€.- some wood screws. Tools l...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:16:23 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
DT project: How to make an easy fold-down phone or tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/School-DT-project-How-to-make-a-fold-down-phone-or/
DT project: How to make an easy fold-down phone or tablet stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts In our DT club at school, we've been making collapsable phone/tablet stands and I thought it was time to share!I've had Year 3s (7-8 year olds) successfully making this project, so it's very doable, even as part of a larger class.Using only a handful of square dowel, round dowel and card for triangl...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 01:02:36 PST
upcycled trophy hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycled-trophy-hanger/
upcycled trophy hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/12GC/IGI9CIVW/FEW12GCIGI9CIVW.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus With the baseball season culminating in the Royals winning the World Series, you'll need somewhere to hang your uniform until next year. This upcycled trophy hanger is made from solid metal trophies and a real baseball bat, perfect for you baseball nuts out there.Whether you're a little league slugg...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:26:37 PST
Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-2/
Helping Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/W4FG/IFISEFO6/F60W4FGIFISEFO6.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For those that can use an extra hand around the house!I like to ask my students to think of some small thing in their life that could use a little extra assistance around the house. It can be small, from a toothpaste holder to a coat rack or an extra fist bump them when they finish their work. Then ...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:43:03 PDT
Wooden Mr And Mrs Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mr-And-Mrs-Candle-Holder/
Wooden Mr And Mrs Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/K3Y6/IF3STDPT/FFLK3Y6IF3STDPT.SMALL.jpg ukwoodworking In this project we will be making a mr and mrs candle holder this will make a great gift for someone who is going to get married. Its a fun easy project that can be done in a weekend. Getting The Tools And Wood Together You will need some 3/4 Inch MDF and 1/4 Inch Ply Wood and 1/2 Inch Plywood. Y...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:01:32 PDT
Natural Edge Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Edge-Photo-Frame/
Natural Edge Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/R4SR/IF2DDX09/FHDR4SRIF2DDX09.SMALL.jpg ukwoodworking In this project we are going to be making a natural edge photo frame from a piece of yew. You can make it out of any natural edge wood that you can get but I love the colours that you get from yew.Please make sure that you use all the correct protection e.g. eye protection and follow all safety inst...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 20:16:45 PDT
An Heirloom Apartment workbench. http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Heirloom-Apartment-workbench/
An Heirloom Apartment workbench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/WK70/IEX50ZAP/FQ3WK70IEX50ZAP.SMALL.jpg 4WantofaNail "Diamond in the rough": A idiom made popular in the modern era, thanks in part, to a lowly street rat and his, whimsical, mystical companions (ah, you will be missed Mr. Williams). The aforementioned phrase is based on the concept that you cannot see the true beauty of a diamond until it's been cut,...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:16:37 PDT
Floppy Disk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-Disk-Lamp/
Floppy Disk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZFSZ/IEX4UIDV/FFDZFSZIEX4UIDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZFSZ/IEX4UIDV/FFDZFSZIEX4UIDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZFSZ/IEX4UIDV/FFDZFSZIEX4UIDV.SMALL.jpg AwabHassan A few days ago while emptying some old drawers in search of a memory card I came across some old floppy disks. I didnt want to throw them away and wanted to do something interesting with them. I eventually decided on building a lamp with them. Here's how I did it. You can see a video I made of it he...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 14:25:59 PDT
Floating TV Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-TV-Stand/
Floating TV Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/YQL7/IEUB48JQ/F81YQL7IEUB48JQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/YQL7/IEUB48JQ/F81YQL7IEUB48JQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/YQL7/IEUB48JQ/F81YQL7IEUB48JQ.SMALL.jpg citrocycle I wanted the clean look of having my TV and shelves floating on the wall without supports/cordage being visible, but since I was moving into an apartment building, and wanted as much as my deposit back as possible, I couldn't just mount the a TV and shelves to the wall. So instead I decided to use a...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 14:04:08 PDT
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Solder-Fume-Fan-From-An-LED-Light/
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This Is a fan that I use while soldering to get the solder fumes out of my face!Why did I choose this fan? This Is WhyIf you are wondering what I am connecting it to, It is my home-made peg-board. If you are interested this project this is the linkIf you don't understand why there is a weird flashli...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:56:58 PDT
Cheap and Easy Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Planters/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 18:05:41 PDT
Pallet plank to tea-bag box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-plank-to-tea-bag-box/
Pallet plank to tea-bag box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/1PF7/ICRXGPP3/F021PF7ICRXGPP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/1PF7/ICRXGPP3/F021PF7ICRXGPP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/1PF7/ICRXGPP3/F021PF7ICRXGPP3.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts My wife has recently grown a fresh love of tea. With that in mind, I realised we'd given our tea box away to charity a while back. Solution: time to make one!As I like a challenge, I decided to use a single piece of reclaimed pallet wood to make the box - lid and handle included. All in all, it's ...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:04:36 PDT
Drill Powered Adjustable Height Work Bench! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-Adjustable-Height-Work-Bench/
Drill Powered Adjustable Height Work Bench! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/M0K8/ICQSX3FH/F17M0K8ICQSX3FH.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I used two trailer jacks to make an adjustable height work bench. I needed a way to store my new X-Carve CNC machine when not in use. You could modify this design easily to make an adjustable height standing desk. Modify Trailer Jack A small pin is all that holds the hand crank on the trailer...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:25:08 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
Lathe Chisel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hi everyone! There are lots of designs out there for lathe chisel racks and various types of carts that you can build to hold all of your lathe scrapers and gouges. I made this particular design as easy to build as possible and used only scraps of 3/4" plywood that I had laying around, so I did't h...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
The Pallet Bible: Finding, Inspecting, and Dismantling Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pallet-Bible-A-Guide-to-Finding-Inspecting-and/
The Pallet Bible: Finding, Inspecting, and Dismantling Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/2FFZ/IBUXKZW9/FWF2FFZIBUXKZW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/2FFZ/IBUXKZW9/FWF2FFZIBUXKZW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/2FFZ/IBUXKZW9/FWF2FFZIBUXKZW9.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For those of us in the DIY, upcycling and woodworking communities, reclaimed wood has been a rising force as a medium for home projects for years. Its appearance and history give our furniture and home decor a character that people admire, and it can be very fun to work with. Within this classific...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 07:24:41 PDT
Detachable Projector Wall Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Detachable-Projector-Wall-Mount/
Detachable Projector Wall Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/323J/IAZ710MP/FDI323JIAZ710MP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/323J/IAZ710MP/FDI323JIAZ710MP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/323J/IAZ710MP/FDI323JIAZ710MP.SMALL.gif randofo The detachable projector wall mount is a DIY solution for hiding your home theater projector when you are not using it. I made this because I have a narrow living room and wanted to mount my projector as far away from the screen as possible, which meant mounting it to the opposite wall. However, I d...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 08:11:51 PDT
stacked lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/stacked-lamp/
stacked lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GOG4/IANRFRSO/F6EGOG4IANRFRSO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The best way to experience the world is through interaction, and this stacked lamp just begs for you to play with it. Since there's no wrong way to stack this lamp you can position it any way you want, then change it up whenever you're tired of the design! Making your own stacked lamp is easy; you c...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 06:15:34 PDT
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. http://www.instructables.com/id/Reincarnation-of-a-bicycle-seat-a-fun-weekend-proj/
Reviving a bicycle seat - a fun weekend project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QTIN/IAGMBW78/FMHQTINIAGMBW78.SMALL.jpg treenerd Ok, so I was cleaning my workshop and was about to throw this old bicycle seat out, when I noticed that it actually had a pretty neat shape. I decided to make something out of it instead, and so, instead of throwing a lot of things out (and thus clean up my workshop) I made an armchair for my daught...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 13:15:12 PDT
How To Make Wax Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Wax-Paint/
How To Make Wax Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/AFAM/I9YRC5PO/FIFAFAMI9YRC5PO.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Can you combine wax with oil paint? Yes, you can and it's actually really cool. All you need for this project is some oil paint (regular workshop oil paint like the kind you paint wood or metal with) and some beeswax. Making wax paint is really simple, and the result is quite interesting. What You...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:38:37 PDT
$40 Backyard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Backyard-Chair/
$40 Backyard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda In this instructable I will be doing a step by step tutorial on how you can make high quality professional lounge style chairs made from pressure treated wood. This project uses pressure treated wood given that the chairs are designed to be placed outdoors. This will help fight against things such a...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:49 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Bottle-Stopper/
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Turning cardboard on the lathe. I needed a quick project after a failed larger project. This started out as an experiment, but I have to say I really like the look of it! I not sure if another cardboard project is in my future but for now, I'm just happy to follow up a failure with a success! Cut...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:23 PDT
Simple DIY Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Candle-Holders/
Simple DIY Candle Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign Do you know someone in your life that likes candles....and wood? You are in luck because I have the perfect gift instructable with printable temple for FREE!! Mark Your Wood Print out the provided template. Cut out and spray adhere to some scrap wood. This will be your guide to size and hole loca...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Gerber Multi-Tool "Covert Entry" Tool mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Gerber-Multi-Tool-Covert-Entry-Mod/
Gerber Multi-Tool "Covert Entry" Tool mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SMALL.jpg ksnewells This instructable is about installing a small lock picking tool selection into a common military issued Gerber Multi-Tool. The reason I made this is because there was a file that had broken off of my Multi-Tool a long time ago (that I never used anyways) so I thought I would install a more useful to...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:50:54 PDT
Bat-Box from a Reclaimed Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-Box-from-Reclaimed-Pallet/
Bat-Box from a Reclaimed Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/F9OX/I84B9HJG/F3WF9OXI84B9HJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/F9OX/I84B9HJG/F3WF9OXI84B9HJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/F9OX/I84B9HJG/F3WF9OXI84B9HJG.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Nana-nana-nana-nana Bat Box! This project provides a much needed home for the commonly misunderstood and under-appreciated flying mammals. Why would I want to harbor these flying rodents on or near my property? Bats are very efficient hunters; most consume up to 50% of their body weight in insect...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 16:09:18 PDT
making a fiberglass air scoop http://www.instructables.com/id/making-a-fiberglass-air-scoop/
making a fiberglass air scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/FOWG/I7MXYGBF/F5OFOWGI7MXYGBF.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started when I noticed my buggy engine would run a little hot on the highway so I came up with an idea to make a scoop to help force cool air into the cooling shroud. the only reason could come up with as to why it only happened when I was driving was because it was being blocked, kind of li...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:36:39 PDT
How I installed vinyl on my buggy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-installed-vinyl-on-my-buggy/
How I installed vinyl on my buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/QN9P/I7MXY998/F2GQN9PI7MXY998.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz it all started because riding without padding on the bars you rest your arm on was uncomfortable. first decide what color vinyl, I chose red and black obviously. now start measuring and planning. I used all measurements for the armrests and upper headrests ... also I installed zippers so that I...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:31:02 PDT
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
Car part chess set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SMALL.jpg TuftyFall0 This is the chess set i made for my senior project it started out as a bunch of old car parts that had no purpose and was destined to be scraped. So i decided to give them a second chance at life and turned them into a usable furniture decor peace. The whole project is rather bolted or welded togeth...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
Coffee Table Made From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Made-From-Pallets-1/
Coffee Table Made From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9G23/I7D5VSI7/FJM9G23I7D5VSI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9G23/I7D5VSI7/FJM9G23I7D5VSI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/9G23/I7D5VSI7/FJM9G23I7D5VSI7.SMALL.jpg Lordii How to make a coffee table from pallets. This has probably been done 1000 times but I was impressed with the outcome and it was fun, and proves how easy it is. The pallet size I used was smaller than the normal size you usually see, approx 780mm x 600mmYou can normally get pallets for free if you lo...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:39:57 PDT
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batarang-like-The-Dark-Knight/
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/EHBE/I7BQFSUD/FIVEHBEI7BQFSUD.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Who would have guessed a rusty old table saw blade could make such a nice batarang? In this project turn some old shop accessories, into high-speed, superhero throwing stars. Watch The Video! WARNING:Never throw at people or property. Possession or use of throwing knives or throwing stars may...
By: The King of Random

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:05:35 PDT
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
DIY Portable Solar Powerbank (w/ 110v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/K64K/I72P71MZ/FAPK64KI72P71MZ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS This week we are building SlimPanel, an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy production. SlimPanel has all the needed components inside a portable 1 inch enclosure. Basically it's a huge but portable powerbank that can power 220v/110v appliances and USB devices. It uses an Ardui...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
Home Hydroponics - A manual on how to build your own hydroponics system http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Hydroponics-A-manual-on-how-to-build-your-own/
Home Hydroponics - A manual on how to build your own hydroponics system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SMALL.jpg JaredStanton IntroductionCauses and Effects of OverpopulationOverpopulation shouldn't be taken lightly. It has some terrible effects, one of them being a shortage of food. Our currently overpopulated world is caused by the Industrial Revolution. It occurred about 200 years ago and that is when our global populat...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:35:10 PST
The Solar-Power Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Power-Ring/
The Solar-Power Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y9HI/I600BESY/F2KY9HII600BESY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y9HI/I600BESY/F2KY9HII600BESY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/Y9HI/I600BESY/F2KY9HII600BESY.SMALL.jpg funtogether What if there were a sudden, catastrophic power failure, solar flare, or nuclear disaster? How would you power a flashlight, a cellphone, or some other commonly used, battery-powered device? Although, admittedly, this solar-ring is a simple, extremely impractical solution, it is still a sol...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:20:27 PST
Coffee Can Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Can-Forge/
Coffee Can Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/ERWS/I5S2EHM3/FEYERWSI5S2EHM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/ERWS/I5S2EHM3/FEYERWSI5S2EHM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/ERWS/I5S2EHM3/FEYERWSI5S2EHM3.SMALL.jpg janetty16 I know that this isn't an original idea, but it is something I have wanted to do for a long time. Given I don't really have the space for a real forge I thought this would be a good place to start some metal-crafting. Things you will need:Coffee can (I used a small one)Couple of bolts, washers and n...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 23:33:11 PST
Pallet Table Game of thrones - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Table-Game-of-thrones-DIY-Tutorial/
Pallet Table Game of thrones - DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XSIH/I5BS45FS/F0LXSIHI5BS45FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XSIH/I5BS45FS/F0LXSIHI5BS45FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/XSIH/I5BS45FS/F0LXSIHI5BS45FS.SMALL.jpg Victor Does Do you want to know how a pallet can be turned into a coffee table with a map of Westeros on top of it? Well, then your in luck! Items needed: SawHammerCrowbarSet SquarePenPencilScrewdriverTapeMap of Westeros in desired size (or some other pattern)Wood burner(? Do unfortunately not know the English ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:49:14 PST
How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Mini-Metal-Foundry/
How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VNBN/I4VQKU48/FMAVNBNI4VQKU48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VNBN/I4VQKU48/FMAVNBNI4VQKU48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/VNBN/I4VQKU48/FMAVNBNI4VQKU48.SMALL.jpg The King of Random How to make a simple backyard foundry for less than $20, for melting pop cans, and casting aluminum. Watch the Video WARNING: Charcoal foundries can reach temperatures in excess of 1,000ºC, which is well above the melting point of hobbyists. This project should only be attempted with adequate k...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:55:12 PST
How to make a stand-up desk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stand-up-desk/
How to make a stand-up desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/9GJK/I4PHHHB2/F8U9GJKI4PHHHB2.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Because staring into a computer screen for too long has a certain effect on me—Think: Tranquilizer dart and clinical depressant—I’m what you’d call a stand-up desk fan.A stand-up desk truly does help me fight off the urge to go nighty-night at midday. And I also feel it’s helping me do my part to ke...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:24:31 PST
Minecraft Exploding TNT Prank Bank (Wood Printer Image Transfer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Exploding-TNT-Prank-Bank-Wood-Printer-Im/
Minecraft Exploding TNT Prank Bank (Wood Printer Image Transfer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/Z828/I4E68SBN/FI8Z828I4E68SBN.SMALL.jpg melarky This Minecraft TNT bank "explodes" when you put money in it. This is a fun project that can easily be completed in a few hours with very basic tools and supplies. Cutting Out The Wooden Box I used 1/4" MDF for my project, but that is because I had it laying around from another project. I would s...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 09:04:05 PST
Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go.http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/ I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Old School CNC Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-CNC-Name-Block/
Old School CNC Name Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Put up your CNC machines and break out your coping saws! Today I'll show you how to make a name block using pure muscle power!Old world artisans made such elaborate and intricate designs all by hand, It's a shame the art has depreciated so much. Though CNC has brought many revelations, HMP (human mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:32:57 PDT
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fork-Bugs-Magnets/
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently came into the possession of a lot of forks. Like, 30 or so. I had no idea what to do with them, so I started looking around online. I found lots of cool sculptures and models of animals made out of recycled metal, so I figured I'd give that a shot. While I didn't end up making a giant scu...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:59:05 PDT