Instructables: exploring - workshop - sand - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:24:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
How to Polish Titanium. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Titanium/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:00:15 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
Electric Sand or Salt Spreader for your Truck or Tractor from Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Sand-or-Salt-Spreader-for-your-Truck-or-T/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:47:57 PST
Restore a rusty old tackle box with sand blasting & powder coating http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-rusty-old-tackle-box-with-sand-blasting-/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 01:58:53 PDT
Collapsable / folding media blast cabinet / enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-folding-media-blast-cabinet-enclos/
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:42:43 PDT
Restoration: 1878 Platform Glider Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoration-1878-Platform-Glider-Rocking-Chair/
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Sun, 30 Sep 2012 15:37:29 PDT
Make an Hourglass Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-an-Hourglass/
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 23:44:02 PDT
Raised Sand Box with lid made from treated fence boards. http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Sand-Box-with-lid-made-from-fence-boards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/E068/H5ED7R5Q/F8XE068H5ED7R5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/E068/H5ED7R5Q/F8XE068H5ED7R5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/E068/H5ED7R5Q/F8XE068H5ED7R5Q.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui This is how I made a raised sand box complete with lid using standard pressure treated pine fenceboards. I was asked to build a sand box for my friends little boy Connor.  To avoid any of the nasty parasites and things that can come with a sand box I wanted to put a bit of effort into the design of...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 21:01:24 PDT
How to remove a scratch on your car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-scratch-on-your-car/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 12:34:30 PDT
Nomadic Life 2: Mediacase http://www.instructables.com/id/Nomadic-Bookcase-2-Mediacase/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:43:36 PDT
A Backyard Path that says "We're going Places" http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Backyard-Path-that-says-Were-going-Places/
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 05:59:58 PST
How to build your own desktop zen garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-own-desktop-zen-garden/
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Sun, 30 May 2010 16:40:33 PDT
Little Zen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Zen-Garden/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:19:08 PDT
How to Make a Table (with poster image) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Table-with-poster-image/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2005 12:11:10 PDT
Make Your Own Sandblaster and How To Use It http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Sandblaster-and-How-To-Use-It/
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Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:14:14 PDT