Instructables: exploring - workshop - project - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:28:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Garden Shed from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Shed-from-Pallets/
Garden Shed from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/SVAM/IBT7C8EG/FIOSVAMIBT7C8EG.SMALL.jpg SirPhobos15 Pallets can be used for a wide variety of projects , here I am gonna show you how I turned regular shipping pallets into the biggest part of a garden shed. I hope this will in turn spark some ideas into some people and maybe save some good lumber from just being burned up or thrown out. let's see if...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 14:10:56 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
Building a Sectional Rabbit Hutch http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Sectional-Rabbit-Hutch/
Building a Sectional Rabbit Hutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/Y4KG/IABOMJNQ/FXPY4KGIABOMJNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/Y4KG/IABOMJNQ/FXPY4KGIABOMJNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/Y4KG/IABOMJNQ/FXPY4KGIABOMJNQ.SMALL.jpg DaddyEngine If you're new to raising rabbits as part of an urban homesteading project (like I am), you're going to need a home for them. A breeding pair can produce 8-10 bunnies per litter and I'm sure the cats and dogs aren't going to like giving up their cozy beds for dozens of little long eared friends.Th...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:53:39 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/
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/VW-Beetle-Turn-Signal-Lamp/
VW Beetle Turn Signal Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/709I/HW0FY0PX/F6K709IHW0FY0PX.SMALL.jpg Tgras141 Father's Day is quickly approaching and you still haven't bought anything from Dad. Well look no further!If your dad is like any other dad on the planet, he has a fascination with cars, likely including the good old fashioned Volkswagen. You may not have the money to buy him a '53 split window Beetl...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 17:35:27 PDT
Make a Grappling Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grappling-Hook/
Make a Grappling Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/GYKZ/HVZHYHSP/FQ6GYKZHVZHYHSP.SMALL.jpg M3G At some point in your life, you've probably wanted a grappling hook. And rightly so; they're pretty awesome. Grappling hooks have been around since Roman times, and have become a staple of popular culture, used by movie heroes, pirates, ninjas, and Batman (and who doesn't want to be like Batman?). W...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 07:38:10 PDT
DIY Can Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Can-Light/
DIY Can Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/KBQG/HVXBXMHR/FPZKBQGHVXBXMHR.SMALL.jpg MarkYu Here's a fun little DIY project that turns out very nice. This is also a very cheap project to do since it consists of household items. Read on to find out how to make this really neat lighting fixture! Materials Materials-Soup Can -Lid to fit the can-Drill-Drill bit (I found a 13/64 in. bit to w...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 12:49:31 PDT
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) http://www.instructables.com/id/DORM-ROOM-GUITAR-my-first-custom-guitar/
DORM ROOM GUITAR (my first custom guitar!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/6PL9/HTRVJCHW/FZJ6PL9HTRVJCHW.SMALL.jpg jerdreich8 Introduction I am a sophomore Technology Education undergrad at the college of New Jersey. This past fall I took an introductory materials course and decided to push my skills and make a playable electric guitar for my final project. It was a sporadic decision; I only gave myself two and half weeks ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:15:19 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
Wood Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-1/
Wood Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SMALL.jpg smitty16 On my vacation my family visited Marblehead and I saw this guy engraving peoples names in drift wood with a magnifying glass, it caught my attention because it was so simple but so cool. When I got home from vacation I took a magnifying glass and started playing with it and to my surprise it was so ...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:17:01 PST
Heart all a flutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-all-a-flutter/
Heart all a flutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/TDME/HRWN8RON/FINTDMEHRWN8RON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/TDME/HRWN8RON/FINTDMEHRWN8RON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/TDME/HRWN8RON/FINTDMEHRWN8RON.SMALL.jpg MoserLabs Valentine's day was fast approaching. I knew I wanted to make my wife something special, from the "heart"... Along came this little project!   Somehow I just had to justify all those late hours spent in the shop creating my masterpiece that is my CNC machine! Alas, it's easy for me to make o...
By: MoserLabs

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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 14:19:11 PST
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Crate-Wood-working-and-just-a-fun-projec/
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ In this project I just wanted to have a little fun with a Walmart wood crate. For some time now I had my tool slaying around everywhere so I decided it's time for them to have a "home" so here it is. I hope you enjoy it!Things you will need: Wood Crate 60 grit sand paper Paper stencil of ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Chain-Wine-Bottle-Holder/
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SMALL.jpg M3G I hate buying things when I can make them myself. A family member wanted a wine bottle holder like this, and I saw an opportunity to make something cool and improve my welding skills. I quite like the idea behind this sort of bottle holder. A chain (something not often associated with holding up an ...
By: M3G

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:19:40 PST
Wine barrel into a wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-barrel-into-a-wine-rack/
Wine barrel into a wine rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/AFPK/HRI948WT/F8UAFPKHRI948WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/AFPK/HRI948WT/F8UAFPKHRI948WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/AFPK/HRI948WT/F8UAFPKHRI948WT.SMALL.jpg Qnlfg81 I bought a 25 gallon wine barrel at a yard sale for 10$.  I turned it into a lighted wine rack. the barrel Shown here is the barrel as I originally bought it.  It was actually used to make wine by its previous owner.  It did hold water but there were some soft spots on the bottom which lead me to...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:19:05 PST
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Lamp-special-IBLE-for-getting-my-first-100/
Recycled Bottle Lamps (Multiple) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/NHOD/HQQLOKVD/FH2NHODHQQLOKVD.SMALL.jpg snow1434 I would like to share one of my favorite projects how to make a bottle lamp. You do have to invest about $15  for a diamond bit, but the bottle lamps can be made for less than $10 and they make amazing gifts or sold for a profit at craft shows and Etsy shops. Before we start i made this instructable...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 14:55:05 PST
False Bottom Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/False-Bottom-Wooden-Crate/
False Bottom Wooden Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/WODW/HQQLKXYF/FERWODWHQQLKXYF.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack I designed this false bottom wooden crate to build with my wood shop students. Finding successful projects to build can be quite challenging for a number of reasons. Material cost for this project was minimal. We used some cedar fence boards that I acquired years ago from a neigbouring public s...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:15:05 PST
Plywood Go Getas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Go-Getas/
Plywood Go Getas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PONV/HPRIBNF0/F1QPONVHPRIBNF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PONV/HPRIBNF0/F1QPONVHPRIBNF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/PONV/HPRIBNF0/F1QPONVHPRIBNF0.SMALL.jpg az√ľkiBEAN These are Geta slippers. They're different cos they're made of plywood, with replaceable wooden Has (teeth)! Over time, the stilts on the bottom (Ha) wear down. So that you won't have to throw away the whole pair, I've made these to be tough, with replaceable Ha so you can enjoy them indefinitely. T...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
Mechanical Wood Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Wood-Toy-Car/
Mechanical Wood Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/T6EK/HP71Z4FR/FGIT6EKHP71Z4FR.SMALL.jpg thessejway this project was an assignment for school. i am currently enrolled in my first year in the  Industrial Design Bachelor of Applied Technology at Humber College in Toronto. the assignment was to make a wood toy with at least two different moving Mechanical parts. In this instructable i will show my p...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:57:19 PST
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Solar-Car-14kph-Ultrafast-Toy/
DIY Mini Solar Car! (14kph Toy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/6CQA/HNID3O1M/F156CQAHNID3O1M.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Feast your eyes upon the beast of all solar cars! A small scale dragster, runs 14-20kph!. A project great for beginners! I made this when I was 6 y/o, this guide is kinda* a remake of my original project. It only took me $4 to one. It runs with two 5v ultra fast 2400rpm efficiency motors, recycled f...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 10:08:29 PST
My First Hydroponic Plant (Beginner's Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponics-For-Beginners-Made-Easy/
My First Hydroponic Plant (Beginner's Guide) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/BKAU/HN8287BN/F5EBKAUHN8287BN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/BKAU/HN8287BN/F5EBKAUHN8287BN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/BKAU/HN8287BN/F5EBKAUHN8287BN.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Start your very first miniature hydroponic plant! A recommended guide for beginners who both loves planting and technology. I'm going to show you how to make one in less than 15 minutes, out of household materials! Our tiny "Hydroponic System" kinda cost us $5-7. Since our goal is to make this eco-...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:27:21 PDT
How to Make a Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Welding-Table/
How to Make a Welding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SMALL.jpg hurly26 Whether you're a weekend hobbyist or a professional daily welder, a solid welding table is a must have for any job. A great welding table has several important traits. It will be able to stand up to long term abuse. The work surface will be made of thick metal that won't warp or deform under heat, l...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:34:16 PDT
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Table-Top-Book-Rack/
Adjustable Table Top Book Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/U6QO/HKM9166G/FGSU6QOHKM9166G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/U6QO/HKM9166G/FGSU6QOHKM9166G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/U6QO/HKM9166G/FGSU6QOHKM9166G.SMALL.jpg shazni You want a cool weekend project?? How about a weekend project to do with your kids, to introduce them to the fun world of woodworking?  Interested? Here is a cool table top book rack which is great to keep all those books organized on your table....you don't have much books to keep...no problem...ju...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:31:15 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:25:36 PDT
Weed Pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-Pots/
Weed Pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/CDU0/HGU2L61N/FDPCDU0HGU2L61N.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie These little guys gives you a great place to put those sweet little weeds your child gives you. I saw these at a few craft shows. They are basically miniature vases. Instead of being hollowed out, they are simply drilled. Simple to make, these are great gifts. And great for getting rid of those cut...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 15:25:26 PDT
Altoids Smalls Solar Powered USB Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Smalls-Solar-Powered-USB-Charger/
Altoids Smalls Solar Powered USB Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/XJSP/HFSHW1BX/FFDXJSPHFSHW1BX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/XJSP/HFSHW1BX/FFDXJSPHFSHW1BX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/XJSP/HFSHW1BX/FFDXJSPHFSHW1BX.SMALL.jpg bird123457 This instructable will teach you how to make your very own solar powered USB charger out of an Altoids Smalls tin. It is an eco-friendly way to conserve energy. The Solar Panel I am using for this project has a dial on it so you can chose your output number of volts, therefore I am able to use it fo...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:25:56 PDT