Instructables: exploring - workshop - reuse - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:56:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make Unique Keychains From Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Keychains-From-Silverware/
Make Unique Keychains From Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/HPJI/ICIDAZBW/F3SHPJIICIDAZBW.SMALL.jpg M3G This is another project I made while trying to figure out how to use up my massive excess of cutlery. These keychains are very quick and easy to make, and each one is unique. What You Need: - A saw capable of cutting metal- A fork or spoon- Files- A 3/16" rod- A keyring- A vise with soft jaws B...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:00:32 PDT
Upcycled Tyre Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tyre-Chair/
Upcycled Tyre Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/HB6T/IC2A87ZF/FDIHB6TIC2A87ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/HB6T/IC2A87ZF/FDIHB6TIC2A87ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/HB6T/IC2A87ZF/FDIHB6TIC2A87ZF.SMALL.jpg DancingPope Turn a couple of old tyre's in to an industrial style chair for both indoor and outdoor seating. The Orange base and feet are optional. Don't forget to stack your other junker tyre's up underneath the string chair to make a seating height customized to you. Everything I used in this project was upcy...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:10:42 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
Recycled Modern Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Modern-Shed/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 06:09:34 PDT
Sit-ups Kit in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Sit-ups-Kit-in-a-Box/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:48:05 PDT
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Rs100-hardly-2-bottle-lamp/
A Rs100 (hardly 2$) bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/TM9O/IBEWZILM/FVITM9OIBEWZILM.SMALL.jpg Ashwin e i Hey :)During one of my many trips a day in search of food to the kitchen store room, i found this really good looking wine bottle. Sad news is, it was empty and the good news, i have an empty bottle! :) I had seen these really expensive lamps with fancy wire mesh shades and had always wanted one. We...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:45:38 PDT
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pallet-Wood-Floor/
Creating a DIY Pallet Wood Floor with free wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/VB9L/IBC3243I/F9YVB9LIBC3243I.SMALL.jpg Humboldtartdept It took some effort, it took some time, but in the end, we're super thrilled with it. Getting Started Our pantry floor was a disaster. Or, the tiny scary purposeless room we turned into a pantry had this horrible cheap carpet in it. Hardly up to task. Stopping by a pallet recycler for another ...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:52:06 PDT
Two tables to one http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-tables-to-one/
Two tables to one - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/870P/IB0MD96C/F02870PIB0MD96C.SMALL.jpg adamtylernelson Last year, I made a couple simple sawhorse tables out of some scrap 2x4s and 2x8s. After completing my Backyard Kitchen earlier this summer, I no longer had any need for the quick (read: poor quality) tables, BUT I did still need some extra space for outdoor projects, etc. This instructable covers h...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 04:30:48 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-System-with-Up-cycled-Components/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
One meter of beer http://www.instructables.com/id/One-meter-of-beer/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 04:43:43 PDT
DIY Wooden Earbuds http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Earbuds/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 22:56:04 PDT
Old style pallet desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-style-pallet-desk/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:54:35 PDT
Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Mallet-from-Pallets/
Mallet from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/8GJR/IAINAGQV/F008GJRIAINAGQV.SMALL.jpg Blackir This is a great project for those who want to make something cool, easy to make.The cost of the materials for this project was essentially 0€ and nails come from pallet too. With the pallet wood you can get some really nice grain and patterns.Don't forget free is better ^^ Materials and tools Ma...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 01:16:34 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
Pallet Crates & Inkjet Image Transfer to Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Crates-Inkjet-Image-Transfer-to-Wood/
Pallet Crates & Inkjet Image Transfer to Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/BSOI/IAEJQN0W/F6FBSOIIAEJQN0W.SMALL.jpg blissful2015 I can never pass by an antique wooden crate without stopping. Crates are so useful, they make instant storage that is also stylish!These crates are inspired by the character of pallet wood, farm and orchard crates, old stamps, and weathered typography. They are made from discarded pallets, and per...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 20:37:49 PDT
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated July 28th* http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-Pallet-Planter/
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated July 28th* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/OF90/IADRBYNI/FSAOF90IADRBYNI.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid *Recently Updated, see Step 9 for our "In Progress" Instructable. It's spring time in the Rockies and we are ready to grow. Ms. Zoid asked for a solution for a raised bed that we had to leave at the last house we lived in, so we put our heads together. I see a lot of discarded pallets in the alley n...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:37 PDT
Cube Cardboard Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp/
Cube Cardboard Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/1M1L/HDOVL2US/F3Q1M1LHDOVL2US.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 There is not much to say except that this lamp is COMPLETELY made with cardboard!  I hope I can make this instructable easy enough for all of you to try it. I needed a lot of patience to make this lamp but the results are worth it. I can't tell you enough how rewarding it is! :) Draw many littl...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 07:09:27 PST
Watertight Metal container. (no sealant needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Watertight-Metal-container-no-sealant-needed/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 20:34:43 PDT
hammer door knocker http://www.instructables.com/id/hammer-door-knocker/
hammer door knocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/92T3/I7L6VE18/FOS92T3I7L6VE18.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 this will show you how to make a hammer door knockerIt is loud and when someone knocks you will know someone is at your door Parts and tools needed old wooden hammer piece of wood (mine was left over from cabinets) hinge (from a box of junk) piece of metal (from a metal chimney 6 small screws a ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:51:32 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mallet-from-Pallets/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bachelors-homemade-powered-pepper-grinder/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:03:51 PDT
Reclaim Wasted Solder http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaim-Wasted-Solder/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:02:50 PST
Beer Bottle Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Candle-Holder/
Beer Bottle Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/SWYO/I6AVN1SL/FUHSWYOI6AVN1SL.SMALL.jpg M3G For as long as I can remember my dad has used beer bottles to hold candles. While it looks cool and works pretty well, it's not the safest thing to do. When you add a 10" candle to a 9" tall empty bottle it gets pretty unstable. I decided to make him some candle holders that have the same spirit as ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:37:05 PST
Wood coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-coasters/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:38:18 PST
Diy Head Light Cleaner Gift Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Head-Light-Cleaner-Gift-Kit/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:34:53 PST
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Multipurpose-Cardboard-Stand/
Multipurpose Cardboard Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/HJR4/I4XP3Y2O/FUWHJR4I4XP3Y2O.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 I consider this cardboard stand as my multipurpose bed table's brother. I guess it's not hard for your to guess why! They have many things in common, but the main difference is that this one is not for beds, but it's smaller (for smaller objects), faster and even simpler to make.I thought about this...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:18:55 PST
Simple Mason Jar Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Mason-Jar-Soap-Dispenser/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:38:27 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
Multifaceted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifaceted-Lamp/
Multifaceted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/3VYJ/I49RP9NB/F7C3VYJI49RP9NB.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 A few months ago I came up with the idea of making a cube lamp with many squares in it that would create something like a vortex pattern and great light effects.Thanks to that lamp I made, I got inspired to make another one with that same technique, but the main idea was to create different patterns...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:13:52 PST
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Napkin-Rings-From-Silverware-Square-or/
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SMALL.jpg M3G As an unemployed high school student, I don't have a lot of cash to spend on Christmas gifts, so I try to make them as well as purchasing them. Homemade gifts are always thoughtful, so I try to make things people in my family need. My Aunt has been wanting some new napkin rings for a while, so I dec...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:24:37 PST
grocery bag pendant lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/grocery-bag-pendant-lamp/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:30:22 PST
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Insulation-to-the-exterior-of-my-house/
Adding Insulation to the exterior of my house. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/T12V/I2CVC3OS/FMFT12VI2CVC3OS.SMALL.jpg john pedersen This was a lengthy project that involved carefully removing the Aluminum siding off of my house, installing 1inch thick foil faced foam insulation and replacing the Aluminum siding.I have a small house that originally had a stucco exterior, at sometime probably in the 60's or 70's the then owner ha...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:24:49 PST
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/3RR3/I2KS8UMU/FDG3RR3I2KS8UMU.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I had a plastic folding table for building various projects in my workshop. It was a bit flimsy (go figure) and not the sturdiest table in the world. I needed something more suitable for a work station. It was time to make something sturdy, strong and good looking for my maker table. And so my journ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Reusing a GU10 halogen lamp reflector http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusing-a-GU10-halogen-lamp-reflector/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 10:05:13 PST
Paints organizer for figurines painters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paints-organizer-for-figurines-painters/
Paints organizer for figurines painters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SMALL.jpg targol If you are a figurines painter and need to organize your painting workshop without spending to much money, this instructable should help (I hope).I made these "paint shelves" more than five years ago and they're still functional today.Main idea consist in "stairs" for the paint pots in the middle an...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:57:41 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/VR6J/I169PVBG/FD8VR6JI169PVBG.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 This is just a quick little Instructable on a bath caddy I made for my wife's birthday. I was a bit rushed to finish it in time, so I apologize for the lack of photos for some steps. If you have any questions, I'd be more than happy to help!What you'll need:-Wood (The size of your bath caddy will di...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Chicken Wire an Old Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Wire-an-Old-Window/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 17:36:57 PDT
Bumper Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Bumper-Shelf/
Bumper Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/ZWHX/HZTO8OMG/FDXZWHXHZTO8OMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/ZWHX/HZTO8OMG/FDXZWHXHZTO8OMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/ZWHX/HZTO8OMG/FDXZWHXHZTO8OMG.SMALL.jpg tkneese42 My son, Troy was rearranging his bedroom & asked me if we could make a shelf out of an old truck bumper. We had a small original rear bumper with the mounting brackets from an IH Scout II that fit the wall space almost perfectly. He thought about getting it hung first & then making a wood shelf to t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:00:40 PDT
Cardboard Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Table-Lamp/
Cardboard Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/EK4M/HZTOEIQR/FX6EK4MHZTOEIQR.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 This cardboard lamp is a remix of my dowel lamp and Tarun Upadhyaya's cardboard pendant lamp.The reason why I made this lamp is that I wanted to make a bigger version of my dowel lamp. I really loved the light effect but the dowels I made it with were short and the lamp turned out small too.For this...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 09:32:33 PDT
Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Headboard-from-Cabinet-Doors/
Make a Simple Headboard from Cabinet Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DJNP/HZS8SYBK/F7ZDJNPHZS8SYBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DJNP/HZS8SYBK/F7ZDJNPHZS8SYBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/DJNP/HZS8SYBK/F7ZDJNPHZS8SYBK.SMALL.jpg CabinetDoorGuys Make a headboard from cabinet doors.Disclaimer: This project is made from salvaged cabinet doors, the availability of which vary tremendously in size and style. The idea of this instructable is to get your creative juices flowing - to serve as a starting point should you have the fortune of stumb...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:04:49 PDT
Wood Carving Station from old sewing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Carving-Station-from-old-sewing-table/
Wood Carving Station from old sewing table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SMALL.jpg seamster I recently took up power wood carving, and realized very quickly that I needed an all-in-one station to make things easier. This is what I came up with: a power carving station built from an old sewing table. If you have a similar need, hopefully I've shared enough detail covering my project that yo...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Base-made-with-a-sardines-can/
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like this project, your votes are very appreciated. Thanks!)Hello everybody! I'm back into the action! After all the excitement of working in a bulletproof vests factory, and then moving to Azerbaijan and getting married to my beautiful girlfriend Parvin, now I'm living in Baku and trying to...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:59:37 PDT
Street light floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-light-floor-lamp/
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/2BAT/HZL3OE6V/FIL2BATHZL3OE6V.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
How To Reuse Zip-ties http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Reuse-Zip-ties/
How To Reuse Zip-ties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/K6WB/HZ13FVGL/F1HK6WBHZ13FVGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/K6WB/HZ13FVGL/F1HK6WBHZ13FVGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/K6WB/HZ13FVGL/F1HK6WBHZ13FVGL.SMALL.jpg joshuao Many people who use zip ties a lot like to reuse them. This instructable shows a simple, easy way to reuse the zip ties. Step 1 Tighten the tie all the way so that there is a tiny loop at the end Step 2 Now use the tie like it is a normal zip tie. That's it!
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:07:14 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Baseball-Bat-Lamp/
HomeMade Modern DIY Baseball Bat Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/DGWH/HYLDJOP1/F64DGWHHYLDJOP1.SMALL.jpg homemademodern Recycle aluminum baseball bats by making them into modern pendant lamps. This is an easy project that creates an impressive result. Supplies + Tools Metal Baseball Bat Available at a Thrift Store or eBay I bought a bunch of aluminum baseball bats on eBay for about $4 a bat – this is a great price...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:38:16 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
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-acetone-lamp-from-reused-materials/
Beautiful acetone lamp from reused materials. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/XWCM/HY12JHDO/F2BXWCMHY12JHDO.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 I must confess it, I have a weakness for lamps, basically I feel attracted to anything that emits light, I've made oil lamps, gas lamps, I've used LED's, neon bulbs,... I've tested many forms of creating light, but very few as beautiful as this one. In this instructable I'll show you how to create a...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:26:12 PDT