Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - make http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:17:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
DIY How to Make a Sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Make-a-Sawhorse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:22:04 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Cutting Board Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Board-Finish/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:07:47 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
Pizza Peel http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Peel/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:45:16 PST
Wood Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Wall/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:13:01 PST
Paint Shavings Hair Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Shavings-Hair-Clip/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:53:12 PST
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Strong-Green-Egg-Table/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Super Easy Tape Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Tape-Rack/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:09:31 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
Woodwork wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodwork-wine-rack/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:06:42 PST
WOODEN CHRISTMAS DEER http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-CHRISTMAS-DEER/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:13:28 PST
How To Make Copper Wire Inlay Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Copper-Wire-Inlay-Decorations/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:22 PST
How To Make A Retro Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Retro-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:40:19 PST
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-wood-Phone-case-with-Sugru-hinge-and-latch/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:32:10 PST
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shop-Towel-Bottle-Stopper/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:36:36 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
How To Make A Flash Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flash-Wall-Light/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:29:58 PDT
Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
Ice Cream Pint Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SMALL.jpg kludge77 They say that necessity is the mother of invention and while I don’t claim to have invented the idea of a pint lock, this is the first one I’ve ever seen out of the wood. In addition I love how outrageous it looks with that giant old school padlock on it! This is made with some soft maple, a sm...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Copper Penny Serving Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Penny-Serving-Tray/
Copper Penny Serving Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Restoration projects can be very fun. Taking something with little value and modifying it. I take a garage sale TV tray and add 391 pennies, epoxy and a 12" length of copper pipe. No table saw, no band saw and no lathe. This is a basic build project! Watch for googly eyes...Super Glaze Epoxy : http...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:19 PDT
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
Wooden Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've been carrying a wooden money clip for about 20 years or so. It's nice to not have to lug a wallet along for everything. You can get an ID, credit card and some bills in there with no trouble, and it fits in your front pocket where it is much harder to get picked! This one is out of maple and...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
Free Floating TARDIS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/COPR/HYY8LXXP/F27COPRHYY8LXXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/COPR/HYY8LXXP/F27COPRHYY8LXXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/COPR/HYY8LXXP/F27COPRHYY8LXXP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a free floating TARDIS desk ornament. It hangs suspended in time and space as if flying in the time vortex. Perhaps off to some Dalek infested back alley someone in Cardiff... Made with walnut, maple and 4 rare earth magnets, this is fun build in anticipation of the 8th season of Doctor W...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Making A Magic Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Magic-Wand/
Making A Magic Wand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X3DR/HYPNVIAO/FDOX3DRHYPNVIAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X3DR/HYPNVIAO/FDOX3DRHYPNVIAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/X3DR/HYPNVIAO/FDOX3DRHYPNVIAO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Making an ironwood wand. Ironwood is extremely hard type of wood. It is normally heavy, oily and due to the high silica content quite rough on the tools. All that being said, if you take your time and work hard to get it all polished up it is a beautiful looking wood. This wand is laminated with a 1...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:59:51 PDT
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chakram-Circle-of-Death/
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/FB1M/HYC641N6/FOZFB1MHYC641N6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A wooden Chakram made from maple and mercilessly hurled in the oncoming enemy hordes. The famous death circle of the Sikhs, and also wielded by Xena Warrior Princess in the late 1990's. Mine is made from maple and finished boiled linseed oil for a easy to renew finish.If you round the edge over it t...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 14:41:50 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
Book to Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Tablet stand made from a 400 page book and some epoxy resin. Paper micarta is the proper term for it, but it doesn't really capture the essence of the idea. Those 400 pages hold but a single story, and now they can upright a device capable of holding thousands of stories. Really it's the ultimate u...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
Wooden Spin Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/N407/HXLMB4JV/FB1N407HXLMB4JV.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Sycamore wood turned into a classic wooden spin top. I thought vintage toys we're suppose to be easy to use?!
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
Making a Confetti Blank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/L6PE/HXD61C39/FOFL6PEHXD61C39.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The life and wisdom of the Glorious Confetti Blank In my city fireworks are illegal, so the best fun a person can hope for on the 4th of July is some BBQ and confetti poppers. Since my floor was littered in the stuff, I thought I might try and put it to some good use...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Wooden Paper Towel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Paper-Towel-Holder/
Wooden Paper Towel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/UB4C/HXD61A9V/F68UB4CHXD61A9V.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A domestic request from my bride. I used ash and plywood to make a new paper towel holder for my kitchen. The finish is enamel, but any film finish would work. This is a simple project, but dead useful. I really like the plywood lamination, but it is a bit more work during the sanding section, but ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:55:53 PDT
Copper Etched Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Etched-Box/
Copper Etched Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/OK7O/HX1W2YLG/FLVOK7OHX1W2YLG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a walnut and copper etched box. The copper is etch with a simple salt water etching technique you can easily replicate. I turn the box on the lathe and finish it with 2 coats of wipe on poly. Green Lantern logo optional...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:48:31 PDT
Adirondack chair from ONE board http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-chair-from-ONE-board/
Adirondack chair from ONE board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/7MMY/HWS3RTLU/FWI7MMYHWS3RTLU.SMALL.jpg seamster Nothing says summertime like a wooden Adirondack chair!These classic outdoor chairs are comfy and perfect for resting in after a long day, or for getting up early and watching the sun rise while sipping your favorite hot beverage. There are about a million variations on the Adirondack chair, and an ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:49:44 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
Star Trek LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/2SN2/HWE9UB1Z/FE82SN2HWE9UB1Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I make a Star Trek LED light from walnut and acrylic. Add some electronics and you've got a one of a kind desk light, or night light! It's also modular so you can update it whenever it strikes your fancy! Finished with wipe on poly and acrylic shined with a spot of windex...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Balsa Wood Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Balsa-Wood-Plane/
Balsa Wood Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/YA01/HW96N1D7/FQXYA01HW96N1D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/YA01/HW96N1D7/FQXYA01HW96N1D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/YA01/HW96N1D7/FQXYA01HW96N1D7.SMALL.jpg Jake1562 Back Fins Pin the pieces of wood on there and glue it together, wait till it dries. Wings Same thing as before, only this time you may need to bend the wings upward with something To prop it up, glue the wheels on. Body This part you have to do twice and make the two parts a mirror image...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:21:32 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
Marble Note Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Something you may not have seen before...I used 6/4 mulberry for the top portion and a scrap piece of 1/4 oak veneered MDF. Added a piece of acrylic and the marbles and you get a nice note holder.I then recessed a couple of rare earth magnets and you've got a pretty simple project.I'm thinking that ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wooden-pipe-with-a-carb-from-a-tree-/
How to make a wooden pipe, with a carb, from a tree branch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/22E1/HW8SZG80/F8522E1HW8SZG80.SMALL.jpg geckomage First off i will say this. My purpose for this instructable is to show resourceful, patient people how to cheaply, and effectively solve the problem of having nothing to smoke out of with a bit of creativity and elegance. You all know the drill, i am not responsible for what you choose to do with th...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 10:53:47 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Copper Pipe Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Pipe-Box/
Copper Pipe Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7G6W/HVNFKMTI/FUR7G6WHVNFKMTI.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A piece of redwood wine barrel and 1" copper pipe are combined into a lift lid style box. Finished with epoxy and spray lacquer. I had a blast pounding copper and playing with my propane torch! (Also the shop still reeks of wine from the redwood...) I hope you enjoy watching the process. Please comm...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 13:02:47 PDT
2x4 Dinner http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Dinner/
2x4 Dinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/60IN/HVCUTQCS/FWE60INHVCUTQCS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When is a 2x4 not a 2x4? When its a dinner setting for 2. 2 bowls, 2 plates, 2 cups ,2 napkin rings & roughly 400 splinters...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:54:25 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT