Instructables: exploring - workshop - recycle - repurpose - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 08:38:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
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By: theskashow

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Simple Router Table from Reclaimed Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Router-Table-from-Reclaimed-Desk/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:06:38 PST
"On the Fence" Rustic Rocker - Repair a rocking chair with fence posts http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-Fence-Rustic-Rocker-Repair-a-rocking-ch/
"On the Fence" Rustic Rocker - Repair a rocking chair with fence posts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/E4JW/HJB0JB56/FKAE4JWHJB0JB56.SMALL.jpg TheDankSide If you have a broken chair/rocking chair, this is the tutorial for you! I received this wonderful rustic rocker from my landlord, who didn't have the time to repair it.  The frame of this rocking chair is still sturdy, but the destroyed caning made it completely unusable.  After my landlord repaired...
By: TheDankSide

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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 08:05:36 PDT
Pallet Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Mallet/
Pallet Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ABS7/HAQ30EK1/FQCABS7HAQ30EK1.SMALL.jpg ivan_stephens I needed a wood mallet and kept forgetting to grab one at the store, so I made one. My buddy casey gave me some red oak pallets and they had been sitting in my woodshop (garage) for several months now. I figured I would try to make one from that wood. Preparing the wood Remove any nails and thic...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:46:09 PST
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Vintage-Suitcase-Coffee-Table/
Make your own Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/RF4P/GZUAGEUY/FG5RF4PGZUAGEUY.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I love, LOVE vintage suitcases. What is better than a vintage suitcase...... A Vintage Suitcase Coffee Table. This project is fairly cheap and takes less than 15 minutes to do! Lets get to it... What You Will Need What You Will Need: Power Drill Vintage Suitcase (Preferably one made of wood. P...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:04:49 PDT
Turn a used Christmas tree into a Didgeridoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-used-Christmas-tree-into-a-Didgeridoo/
Turn a used Christmas tree into a Didgeridoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/1UW5/GDM78690/F3G1UW5GDM78690.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/1UW5/GDM78690/F3G1UW5GDM78690.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/1UW5/GDM78690/F3G1UW5GDM78690.SMALL.jpg seamster A didgeridoo is a primitive aboriginal wind instrument. If you are unfamiliar with what they are or how they work, you can learn more about them here. Last winter when I was taking down our Christmas tree, I decided to save the trunk just in case I came up with something to make out of it. I trimme...
By: seamster

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Fri, 3 Sep 2010 13:17:21 PDT
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Press-Aluminum-Cans-into-Ceiling-and-Wall-Tiles/
Press Aluminum Cans into Ceiling and Wall Tiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/9E5T/FT7PL1SE/F599E5TFT7PL1SE.SMALL.jpg robbtoberfest This is an experimental project that uses aluminum cans to make decorative metal tiles for ceilings or walls by cutting open the cans into flat rectangles and using a die stamp to form them. This is similar to my beer can roof project except the die making is more complex here. First make a ti...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 23:08:22 PDT