Instructables: exploring - workshop - shop http://www.instructables.com Sun, 14 Feb 2016 02:17:29 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
Mitre Fence Modification for Your Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SMALL.jpg The Woodworking Junkie Making a mitre fence modification can be easier then you think. The mitre fence that came with your table saw (most likely) suck. Use any hard wood you have around the shop to make your own. In this video I show how to make an easy T slot for an adjustable stop to get repeated cuts. If i can do this...
By: The Woodworking Junkie

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:22:34 PST
Supplemental Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplemental-Dust-Collection/
Supplemental Dust 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
Pallet CUP Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-CUP-Lamp/
Pallet CUP Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SMALL.jpg OS11 A simple wood box with cups and bulbs. Pretty awesome The Box I found this wooden frame so I just cut them and sand them to make this 5 faces boxes. Stain I used this stain called CAOBILLA, or wengue or dark chocolate (this is how the client want it) Cups I have a dremel so I took a diam...
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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/
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
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/
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
How to Restore Old Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Old-Cabinets/
How to Restore Old Cabinets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ZQLR/IJ1RQE2K/FQEZQLRIJ1RQE2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ZQLR/IJ1RQE2K/FQEZQLRIJ1RQE2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ZQLR/IJ1RQE2K/FQEZQLRIJ1RQE2K.SMALL.jpg njenkins10 We decided to upgrade our workshop in the garage so we looked on craigslist for some good quality cabinets. We wanted something built solid so we bought old oak cabinets that once belonged in a science lab from a salvage lot. We really looked for good hardware and solid wood and I would definitely s...
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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/
Kitchen Shelf from a Wooden Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QFNQ/IGDWY7TG/FZXQFNQIGDWY7TG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QFNQ/IGDWY7TG/FZXQFNQIGDWY7TG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/QFNQ/IGDWY7TG/FZXQFNQIGDWY7TG.SMALL.jpg FallenHero135 In this tutorial, we will demonstrate one of the many ways to turn an ordinary wooden pallet into a useful addition to any home! There are plenty of Instructables that show how to make a chair or table from a pallet, but our shelving unit can be used virtually anywhere inside or outside the house. W...
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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/
OREO Cookie Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/N0TZ/IF7IUIU1/FNXN0TZIF7IUIU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/N0TZ/IF7IUIU1/FNXN0TZIF7IUIU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/N0TZ/IF7IUIU1/FNXN0TZIF7IUIU1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This project was 4 months in the makings (mainly as the first one failed), but worth the wait! It's a simply bonkers idea. OREO Cookies in resin with a walnut and maple base!The epoxy I used is not rated for sustained food contact, so simply add a piece of wax paper under you cake, or use cupcak...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:12:35 PDT
Titanium Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Titanium-Money-Clip/
Titanium Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/KKAK/IEX4MLOH/FKRKKAKIEX4MLOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/KKAK/IEX4MLOH/FKRKKAKIEX4MLOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/KKAK/IEX4MLOH/FKRKKAKIEX4MLOH.SMALL.jpg Fire house wood works I started with some small scraps of Titanium, the length of the scraps is around three inches to begin with. I took the scraps to my bench top vise and clamped them in up right so i could round the corners over with a file. I proceeded to do this to both sides of the clip. once i did that i played a...
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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/
Altoids Tin Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SC0Y/IE7J2L65/FAVSC0YIE7J2L65.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SC0Y/IE7J2L65/FAVSC0YIE7J2L65.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SC0Y/IE7J2L65/FAVSC0YIE7J2L65.SMALL.jpg A Potts Every geek, hacker, tinkerer and home mechanic knows that the absolute best way to store all your little fiddly bits is in Altoids tins. Most of us have a sizable stack of them holding little screws, gears, bits of wire, salvaged electronic components, and a thousand other things. The problem comes ...
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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/
How to Build a Really Complex Workbench in a Weekend! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/GGJG/IDH805DQ/FS8GGJGIDH805DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/GGJG/IDH805DQ/FS8GGJGIDH805DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/GGJG/IDH805DQ/FS8GGJGIDH805DQ.SMALL.jpg Simple Steps Now there are a lot of videos and tutorials out there to build the simplest workbench ever in a weekend using only 3/4" plywood and some 2x4's....but, all of these benches are literally just a table top with legs and sometimes a shelf. So, I don't want just a table for a bench. I want a beast of a ...
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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/
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've now done two other salt projects from a single block of rock salt I bought from my local cooking store. I think it is one of the coolest materials I've ever worked with. It has amazing colors, a great texture and a real depth of field. But... it is NOT GOOD FOR THE SHOPYou see, salt + iron/...
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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
Workshop Hardware/supply Cart from Reclaimed Items. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Hardwaresupply-Cart-from-Reclaimed-Items/
Workshop Hardware/supply Cart from Reclaimed Items. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/KVJW/IAWDEP4E/F40KVJWIAWDEP4E.SMALL.jpg tjdux This a a metal shelf made into a cart for holding shop materials.Its made entirely out of things that people threw away. For that reason it will be hard to duplicate this exact build. The purpose of this ible is more to inspire to search for alternative uses to things screen are garbage. Any time I ...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:28:04 PDT
gear head bench seat http://www.instructables.com/id/gear-head-bench-seat/
gear head bench seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/TG4K/I9YC4HD5/FT7TG4KI9YC4HD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/TG4K/I9YC4HD5/FT7TG4KI9YC4HD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/TG4K/I9YC4HD5/FT7TG4KI9YC4HD5.SMALL.jpg csellers1 I saved the back seat out of an old Sable to make a seat for use in the shop when I have company. Follow along as I make the seat with no real plan in mind other than to make it comfortable and fill my needs while looking reasonably attractive. materials and frame layout I grabbed an assortment o...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 13:11:59 PDT
Tissue Paper Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Paper-Night-Light/
Tissue Paper Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The process for making this, is part craft project and part woodworking. To start, we'll channel your inner preschooler and break out the food coloring! Coloring Time! To help the coloring wick through the material I chose to use some denatured alcohol. In my original tissue I used water. Bot...
By: kludge77

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:10:29 PDT
2 Car All-Metal Workshop For 2 Grand http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Car-Backyard-Shop-For-2-Grand/
2 Car All-Metal Workshop For 2 Grand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Overture: A Tale of Two Cards...It began as a blueprint on an index card...It began with a Lowe's credit card...Based on a True Story,Building Steel!You say you'd love to have a two car garage, but you can't afford it? Or you need a workshop to build your dream airplane/car/boat/World Domination pro...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:33:30 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This glass was made from a block of salt block purchased from the cooking store and turned on the lathe. I had made a bracelet from the block about a month ago but wanted to try something a bit more complex. There were enough pieces left to make a glass... Cutting The Blocks The salt cut every ...
By: kludge77

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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
Secret Storage Floating Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer So I got bored of my regular corner desk and decided to build a floating desk into the corner alcove of my room to replace it. Then, I thought 'If I'm going to build a desk anyway, why not make it some funky james bond style desk?'..... so I decided to give it hidden storage compartments, and lights...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Hammer Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammer-Rack/
Hammer Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/8DLI/I9OSU78F/FPN8DLII9OSU78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/8DLI/I9OSU78F/FPN8DLII9OSU78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/8DLI/I9OSU78F/FPN8DLII9OSU78F.SMALL.jpg TabLeft I needed a place to keep all my hammers etc, but I had very little room. In the end I came up with this front pull design with spring loaded gates. The gates open and close automatically when you insert or remove a tool, and the spring keeps the gate in the position you left it so its more secure w...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 08:20:48 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Bottle-Stopper/
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Turning cardboard on the lathe. I needed a quick project after a failed larger project. This started out as an experiment, but I have to say I really like the look of it! I not sure if another cardboard project is in my future but for now, I'm just happy to follow up a failure with a success! Cut...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:23 PDT
Folding Extension Cord Organizer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Extension-Cord-Organizer/
Folding Extension Cord Organizer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Q69B/I9GW7BFC/F2EQ69BI9GW7BFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Q69B/I9GW7BFC/F2EQ69BI9GW7BFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Q69B/I9GW7BFC/F2EQ69BI9GW7BFC.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted an easy way to store my extension cords without needing to reel them up or leave them in a pile. With a little inspiration from Pintrest I decided to make my own folding extension cord organizer to save space and stop tangles. Prototyping the Hook I tried three different variations of...
By: mikeandlauren

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Sat, 9 May 2015 08:27:23 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Make a wooden projector for your cell phone. And if you happen to watch the Force Awakens trailer 4 times in a row on your shop wall, well it is Star Wars day so who can blame you!This one is made from 1/8 Baltic Birch plywood and measures, 6" x 5 1/2" x 3" and has a lens savaged from an old p...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
Picture Frame Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/YKL6/I8FQZ768/F0TYKL6I8FQZ768.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/YKL6/I8FQZ768/F0TYKL6I8FQZ768.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/YKL6/I8FQZ768/F0TYKL6I8FQZ768.SMALL.jpg kludge77 If you can make a picture frame, you can make this!Mitered maple frame accented with walnut keys and LED strip lighting with remote control. Sure it's a little modern, but you can change it easily to suit your needs. Design Sit down with yourself and come up with a design you like. Argue if you m...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-FloorYard-Cleaner/
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SMALL.jpg matrix32176 Have you ever dropped a nail or screw on the floor and not be able to find where it went too until it ends up stuck in your shoe, or worse, your foot? This will help to quickly fix that. Usually the answer is to grab a magnet, get down on the old prayer bones, and sweep around until you hear the t...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
- portable welding/fabrication table http://www.instructables.com/id/-portable-weldingfabrication-table/
- portable welding/fabrication table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SMALL.jpg 2hlwf8 this is my first major instructable, so we'll see how it goes. (and i'm sorry, i spent a lot of time adding notes to the fotos, and i can still see them in the editor, but they don't seem to be showing up. they help a lot. don't know what i did wrong.)i find work is fun with the right tools. wit...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:25:32 PDT
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Tool-Flip-Top-Table/
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SMALL.jpg kentdvm Building a flip-top table is great way to save shop space. Building 3 flip-tops as one long table is even better. This project started with an 7' long 2" diameter steel shaft I've had lying around the shop for years. Since I didn't want to cut the solid shaft (because that sounds like work), I si...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:20 PDT
Gooseneck Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Gooseneck-Vice/
Gooseneck Vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/G96F/I7IVQFUH/FZPG96FI7IVQFUH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/G96F/I7IVQFUH/FZPG96FI7IVQFUH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/G96F/I7IVQFUH/FZPG96FI7IVQFUH.SMALL.jpg mikemehak This is a quick and dirty gooseneck vice. It's not my design (there's not an original thought in my head except by accident). But it's a copy of a design that works great. The best part of these projects is that it builds your fab skills tremendously and leaves you with a very functional tool.My nee...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 07:57:38 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavyduty-Workbench-Shop-Cart/
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 PDT
Tap & Die tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-Die-tool-storage/
Tap & Die tool storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/NRUA/I6YXNMG8/FU3NRUAI6YXNMG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/NRUA/I6YXNMG8/FU3NRUAI6YXNMG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/NRUA/I6YXNMG8/FU3NRUAI6YXNMG8.SMALL.jpg Boulderguy So I wanted an easy way to store & easily find the tap or die I needed without reading the tiny writing on them to determine size, pitch, etc. They eventually corrode over the writing & it's impossible to read.The original kit was difficult to mark with size info. Plus as I added sizes they didn't...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:41:23 PST
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
crazy lid holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 You can build this little project in just one hour Cut two boards to the same dimensions How big or how small doesn't matter Drill a hole in each board The hole should be bigger then the thickness of the board Make a first cut with the table saw Just cut only up to the hole Make a sec...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
Turn a Mint Tin Into a Belt Holster for Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Mint-Tin-Into-a-Belt-Caddy-for-Screwdrivers/
Turn a Mint Tin Into a Belt Holster for Screwdrivers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SMALL.jpg M3G It seems like the moment you put down a screwdriver it disappears. You put it beside whatever you're working on, switch tools, and two minutes later when you need to switch back the screwdriver has jumped through a portal to another dimension. I hate misplacing tools, so I decided to come up with a ...
By: M3G

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:20:51 PST