Instructables: exploring - workshop - shop - saw http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:12:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Supplemental Wood Dust & Chip Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplemental-Dust-Collection/
Supplemental Wood Dust & Chip Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig My table saw has dust collection capability by way of a four inch bottom port and an over-arm collector. I use the bottom port religiously, but the over-arm collector only gets used with wider boards, or when hold-downs are used, because it interferes with using a push block.My band saw had just a ...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 09:55:30 PST
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.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
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Sacrificial-Table-Saw-Fence/
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig There are times you need to make a cut so close to the table saw fence it can damage it. To avoid this, what is called a sacrificial fence is used.A sacrificial fence simply attaches to your existing fence and makes contact with the blade. Essentially, the blade is raised up into it cutting out th...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:09:32 PST
Band Saw Blade Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Blade-Storage/
Band Saw Blade Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/7IG5/IJQNZ2U3/FWL7IG5IJQNZ2U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/7IG5/IJQNZ2U3/FWL7IG5IJQNZ2U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/7IG5/IJQNZ2U3/FWL7IG5IJQNZ2U3.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig During the over forty years I've been making sawdust, storing the blades used on the tools from which it is made has always been an issue, for both me and many other woodworkers. Part of the reason is, we end up using every square foot of shop wall for storage of tools, patterns, jigs and other thi...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:36:45 PST
Band Saw Log Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Log-Sled/
Band Saw Log Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/W3MQ/IJQ26KU1/F8LW3MQIJQ26KU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/W3MQ/IJQ26KU1/F8LW3MQIJQ26KU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/W3MQ/IJQ26KU1/F8LW3MQIJQ26KU1.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig There are a lot of band saw sled plans on the net. Here are some of the characteristics of ones I found:1) Every log sled relied on the miter slot to make straight cuts. Since most saws have the miter slot to the right of the blade, the log is, of course, cut to the right of the blade. This puts ...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:41:42 PST
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
Ultimate Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For those of us with small garages or workshops, or those who are unable to install permanent shelving and storage in their work spaces, it can be difficult to tackle ambitious projects that require larger materials and more room for maneuvering. That's where the Ultimate Mobile Workbench comes in....
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
Simple survival knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-survival-knife/
Simple survival knife. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UHVX/IEEOC8KN/FUMUHVXIEEOC8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UHVX/IEEOC8KN/FUMUHVXIEEOC8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/UHVX/IEEOC8KN/FUMUHVXIEEOC8KN.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer The following is a simple tutorial of how to make a survival knife. Unfortunately I do not currently have the necessities needed to heat-treat this blade but I may update the instructable at a later date with instructions on how to do so.I have recently posted a more in-depth instructable of how to ...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:43:28 PDT
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/3FSS/I53I1JQX/FYP3FSSI53I1JQX.SMALL.jpg transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Table Saw Set-up Guide / Multipurpose Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Set-up-Guide-Gauge/
Table Saw Set-up Guide / Multipurpose Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/VCO3/I3A1O0QY/FHNVCO3I3A1O0QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/VCO3/I3A1O0QY/FHNVCO3I3A1O0QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/VCO3/I3A1O0QY/FHNVCO3I3A1O0QY.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig A table saw blade must be perfectly parallel to the miter slots of your table saw top, or it will go through wood at an angle, essentially widening the blade and making even good, sharp blades seem dull. Just as an out of align table saw top will cause poor and difficult cuts, so will an out...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:23:16 PST
Simple wooden knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-wooden-knobs/
Simple wooden knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TW16/HZTO9EG8/F5YTW16HZTO9EG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TW16/HZTO9EG8/F5YTW16HZTO9EG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TW16/HZTO9EG8/F5YTW16HZTO9EG8.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hello, everybody. a few days ago I finished building a table for my drill press. It's not really elaborate, but it has some nice features. you can see it in this video :http://youtu.be/WyN1PWIJPpU . Anyway, in this instructable I'll show you how I made the turning knobs I used in the project: two of...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
Pocket Hole Plugs http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Hole-Plug-Cutting-Jig-for-the-Band-Saw/
Pocket Hole Plugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/WKUG/HXUDFN2T/FRXWKUGHXUDFN2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/WKUG/HXUDFN2T/FRXWKUGHXUDFN2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/WKUG/HXUDFN2T/FRXWKUGHXUDFN2T.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig I needed some pocket hole plugs for a paint grade project I was doing for my wife. I live a couple hours, round trip, from supply sources, so not having any on hand was a problem.A package of fifty pocket hole plugs runs about seven dollars, or more from local venders and about the same on line. I...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:42:30 PDT
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Wine-Bottle-Corks/
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig This is a tutorial on making a simple jig for cutting wine corks in half, along their length.The jig requires only simple scraps to build and is for use with a band saw, but could also be used to hold corks when using a hand, or even a knife, depending on the size of the kerf.Using this jig on a ban...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:51:46 PDT
My new wooden garbage box http://www.instructables.com/id/My-new-wooden-garbage-box/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 22:08:26 PDT
How to make a Mini Laser Cut Band Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mini-Laser-Cut-Band-Saw/
How to make a Mini Laser Cut Band Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0P2C/H742SDOG/FV10P2CH742SDOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0P2C/H742SDOG/FV10P2CH742SDOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/0P2C/H742SDOG/FV10P2CH742SDOG.SMALL.jpg wires � This all started when I learned that my friend Raouf Sarwari, who has his shop down the hall from me, has a laser cutter. Brooklyn is great for cross-pollinating ideas and skills with each other. Anyhow I have always liked models and thought it would be fun to build a wood wood shop. I spoke ...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:46:47 PDT
Combo Miter Saw Station Lumber Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Combo-Miter-Saw-Station-Lumber-Rack/
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Wed, 23 May 2012 11:17:14 PDT
Easy Rip Fence Mod: Cut Easier Rabbet Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rip-Fence-Mod-Cut-Easier-Rabbet-Joints/
Easy Rip Fence Mod: Cut Easier Rabbet Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/O5EZ/GD0R1MLH/FHQO5EZGD0R1MLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/O5EZ/GD0R1MLH/FHQO5EZGD0R1MLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/O5EZ/GD0R1MLH/FHQO5EZGD0R1MLH.SMALL.jpg Niemanator Here is how to easily modify your existing steel rip fence to make easier rabbet cuts with your dado blades. The dado blade sits underneath the slot in the wooden fence, allowing you to make easier rabbet cuts. You will need: A 2x4 or there around piece of lumber 3 or 4 bolts, I used three 1/4" wid...
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 20:53:29 PDT
The simple Saw Horse (Sawhorse?) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-Sawhorse/
The simple Saw Horse (Sawhorse?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/H5T7/G69MV04S/FX3H5T7G69MV04S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/H5T7/G69MV04S/FX3H5T7G69MV04S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/H5T7/G69MV04S/FX3H5T7G69MV04S.SMALL.jpg toymotorhead Here is a simple set of instructions for building a set of sawhorses. It is a fairly simple design that most people who have some woodworking experience can build with a fairly basic tools. Its a low cost  woodworking project, that will net you a useful tool, and make the projects that come after it...
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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:24:50 PST
great looking, inexpensive computer desk http://www.instructables.com/id/great-looking-inexpensive-computer-desk/
great looking, inexpensive computer desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SMALL.jpg nickfarnell When looking for a computer desk for my home office, I couldn't find anything that was reasonably priced and met my needs. All of the nicer desks I was looking at were at least $1200 or more and weren't exactly what I was looking for. I also didn't see a lot of instructables for desks, so I decided ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2008 13:55:29 PST
Shop Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides The shop is the production hub where incredible things get made and tools are the implements that we use to do what our hands cannot. Without them, we'd be stuck weaving baskets and painting pictures all day. With them, we can create nearly anything our human brains can conjure. Instructables has...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:13:00 PST