Instructables: exploring - workshop - shop http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:24:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Tumble Washer - PVC and 3D Printed Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Tumble-Washer-PVC-and-3D-Printed-Construction/
Tumble Washer - PVC and 3D Printed Construction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/9I7I/IPYA5PZU/F3A9I7IIPYA5PZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/9I7I/IPYA5PZU/F3A9I7IIPYA5PZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/9I7I/IPYA5PZU/F3A9I7IIPYA5PZU.SMALL.jpg redhatman Hello fellow makers, thinkers, do'ers, and instructable'rs! For my 2016 3D printing contest entry, there are a few things I would like to clarify first and foremost. Originally I had planned a much different project, however with time constraints, I had to switch directions near the last minute. Wit...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:22:51 PDT
DIY bench dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Dogs/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:59:36 PDT
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Workshop Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Filter/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:51:52 PDT
Cheap and Rad Roubo Style Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Rad-Roubo-Style-Workbench/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 18:23:38 PDT
Wood Lathe Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Restoration/
Wood Lathe Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Restore a wood lathe. Wood Lathe I found a sturdy old wood lathe at an estate sale for pennies and decided to give it a spit shine. Disassemble Inspect the lathe and disassemble it. Take good photos of all the moving parts, they come in handy on reassembly. Bolts Cover the bolts and other ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:26 PDT
Corner Clamp Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-Jig/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:40:03 PDT
Simple Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Crosscut-Sled/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:15:51 PDT
Making a Metacrylate Shop Sign (Acrylic) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Metacrylate-Shop-Sign/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 02:17:56 PDT
Vise Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Vise-Restoration/
Vise Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Vise vs Vice Find a bargain vise Disassemble Remove Pin Accounting Remove paint and rust with angle grinder File out imperfections on the body File and polish jaws Tape Prime Paint Polish handle Tap and bolt Vice=Sin
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:29:16 PDT
Make a Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Burnisher/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:12:19 PDT
Work Table on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:45:21 PDT
Bench Grinder Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Grinder-Restoration/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:38:29 PDT
Handy Tip #3: Upcycling Used Socks and T-Shirts to Lint Free Rags http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Tip-3-Upcycling-Used-Socks-and-T-Shirts-to-L/
Handy Tip #3: Upcycling Used Socks and T-Shirts to Lint Free Rags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SMALL.jpg TLP Shop Lab For years, I have always wondered what to do about my socks when they start getting threadbare. They either wear thin at the toes or the heel. They become embarrassing if you wear them out and have to take of your shoes in company. It seems like a waste to throw them away and they would be gross ...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 16:16:37 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
The Atari Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Atari-Stool/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:31:07 PST
Brass Hammers http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Hammers/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:09:23 PST
Evolution of PVC Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Evolution-of-PVC-Clamp/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:44:38 PST
Improving the Seal of Bags for Wood Dust and Chip Collectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-and-Chip-Collector-Improvement/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:58:29 PST
Deskdown, a hidden computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Deskdown-a-Hidden-Computer/
Deskdown, a hidden computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SMALL.jpg cepterbi First off: This instructable is not finished yet. I'm a mechanic but i have a special interest for wood-working. I'm building a workshop at the moment and when it's finished you'll be seeing a lot more instrutables from me. Thanks for now for having an interest in my project. The last step offer my ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:56:01 PST
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Your workshop, Is not a workshop, When it is a mess. That's why I've put together an Instructable showing 9 unusual methods for storing your workshop tools, Guaranteed to hold every tool has ever existed on planet earth!In September, 2015, I built The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard, But since then, I've...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
Mitre Fence Modification for Your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitre-Fence-Modification-for-Your-Table-Saw/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:22:34 PST
Supplemental Wood Dust & Chip Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplemental-Dust-Collection/
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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
Pallet CUP Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-CUP-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:49:15 PST
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Sacrificial-Table-Saw-Fence/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:09:32 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
2x4 Mega Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicat...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST
Band Saw Blade Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Blade-Storage/
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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/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:41:42 PST
How to restore old cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Old-Cabinets/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:11:16 PST
2x4 Work Bench for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Work-Bench-for-Cheap/
2x4 Work Bench for Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/Q8PQ/IIXJRHNB/FR9Q8PQIIXJRHNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/Q8PQ/IIXJRHNB/FR9Q8PQIIXJRHNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/Q8PQ/IIXJRHNB/FR9Q8PQIIXJRHNB.SMALL.jpg velokenneth Thank you very much for your interest in my instructable. I've moved into my first home not to long ago and it came with a 16'x10' shed. The shed didn't have any work space just some shelves as it was mainly used for lawn equipment and supplies by the previous owner. I've been itching to get my own ...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 11:25:58 PST
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-4-Bottle-Openers/
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've been playing a LOT of Fallout 4. Yes, I've got the Shishkabob from the Forged and Grognak the Barbarian's axe and costume. I've digested dozens of bottles of Nuka Cherry and now I need to bring a little bit of that fun back into the real world... Raise your agility score first! I sta...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 17:12:45 PST
Kitchen Shelf from a Wooden Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kitchen-Shelf-from-a-Wooden-Pallet/
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 07:35:01 PDT
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
OREO Cookie Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/OREO-Cookie-Cake-Stand/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:12:35 PDT
Titanium Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Titanium-Money-Clip/
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 10:57:12 PDT
BALL JOINTS REPLACEMENT ON PICKUP | HOW TO PRESS IN UPPER+LOWER | REMOVE,REPAIR,INSTALL IN DETAIL | DODGE RAM TRUCK http://www.instructables.com/id/BALL-JOINTS-REPLACEMENT-ON-PICKUP-HOW-TO-PRESS-IN-/
BALL JOINTS REPLACEMENT ON PICKUP | HOW TO PRESS IN UPPER+LOWER | REMOVE,REPAIR,INSTALL IN DETAIL | DODGE RAM TRUCK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/UJ59/IEWNL68M/FWLUJ59IEWNL68M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/UJ59/IEWNL68M/FWLUJ59IEWNL68M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/UJ59/IEWNL68M/FWLUJ59IEWNL68M.SMALL.jpg geRAMicc85 watch this video for detailed instructions on how to change the ball joints on your truck at home
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 09:42:28 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
Bacon Handled Veggie Peeler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Handled-Veggie-Peeler/
Bacon Handled Veggie Peeler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I take some oven cooked bacon and seal it in a shiny coffin to preserve it for future generations! The point of this project was less about the end result and more about the casting process itself. I wanted to try and preserve a piece of cooked bacon in a block of resin. Would it look good? Woul...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 09:24:26 PDT
Altoids Tin Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Tin-Storage-Rack/
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:48:57 PDT
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this instructable all the same as there may be other novices out there that want to give it a go and are not sure where to start - and since I have researched the...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
Sliced Wood Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This grand clock is made from two walnut boards measuring 4" x 16" and opened up like a fan!I wanted a project to challenge me and this fit the bill. The final size is 34" in diameter and quite a striking addition to the wall. let me show you how I made it. Cutting up your stock I learned abo...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
How to Build a Really Complex Workbench in a Weekend! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Really-Complex-Workbench-in-a-Weeke/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:37:27 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Build an Adjustable Stand Up Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Adjustable-Stand-Up-Workbench/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:26:07 PDT
Amazing Wood Bending Technique! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Wood-Bending-Technique/
Amazing Wood Bending Technique! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/O2GB/ICJM0S0V/FBCO2GBICJM0S0V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Would you like to see how easy it is to bend wood like a slinky? The trick to this technique is all about the setup, and once you've got that down the possibilities are near endless! I saw a band saw cut vase on a woodworking forum that I frequent, that lead me back to the work of Seth Rolland. I ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:05:30 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
Drunken Cutting Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my first cutting board. An interesting pattern emerges from the flowing "S" shape and works really well with the high contrast of maple and walnut. Taking Stock Of Your Stock The process begins with two board that are the same thickness. In this case my lumber was 7/8 of an inch thick....
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
Learn How To Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-To-Weld/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:17:44 PDT
How to make copper rope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-copper-rope/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:50:11 PDT