Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - tool http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:52:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 How did my own ax throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-did-my-own-ax-throwing-1/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:47:58 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hi everyone!A few weeks ago my friends made me a wonderful birthday gift: a big, sturdy and powerful drill press. As soon as I assembled it I knew that would have been an unmissable occasion to get my hands dirty and build something! I decided to make a couple of sanding drums to use with the drill ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Lapstrake-Clamps-For-Boat-Builders/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:30:11 PDT
Stylish Box Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Box-Cutter/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:20:21 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Recycling paper to make seed pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-paper-to-make-seed-pots/
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By: HUKBMBEAR

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:05:28 PDT
Door Trimming Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Trimming-Jig/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:51:08 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
Make A Portable Disc Sander/table Saw from an Angle Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Portable-Disc-Sandertable-Saw-from-an-Angle/
Make A Portable Disc Sander/table Saw from an Angle Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SMALL.jpg mnmmihir This instructable will demonstrate how to make a disc sander or table saw from an angle grinder. I a disc sander is shown for safety, but you can make a table saw by simply swapping out the wheel on the grinder. Make sure that the blade is going toward the wood. Please vote for me in the contests t...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:23:31 PST
Lasercut Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Measuring-Tool/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:04:10 PST
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Operated-Hold-Down-Tool/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:56:11 PST
Home Made Table Saws http://www.instructables.com/id/Dangerous-Home-Made-Table-Saws/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SMALL.jpg blkhawk An important note is that all of these homemade table saws lack safety features like anti kickback and shields to protect the operators. Reproduce any of these projects at your own risk! Be safe! null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:16:14 PST
Homemade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Knife-4/
Homemade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SMALL.jpg fedegarcia this is my second knife, i did it at school in my free periods, so i hope you all like it Making Old Tool Soft For Shaping at first, put your old tool inside an oven (900degree celsius). after the tool is all colour red, take it off from the oven and let it become cold inside of a bowl full of sa...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:10:02 PST
How to Make a Forge Welded Tomahawk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Forge-Welded-Tomahawk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/C39U/HH2W09L6/F71C39UHH2W09L6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/C39U/HH2W09L6/F71C39UHH2W09L6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/C39U/HH2W09L6/F71C39UHH2W09L6.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman I made this out of an old horseshoe rasp. I started my cutting both end pieces off in order to have a square section of material to work with.  After that I used a wire wheel to get off all rust. Then I found the center of the piece and marked it. I did this in order to make on side of the tomah...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 15:13:45 PDT
Garden Tool Rack with foldable bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tool-Rack-with-foldable-bench/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 23:50:58 PDT
Marking Knife on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife-on-the-cheap/
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 18:56:54 PST
Forged Railroad Spike Knife!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Forged-Railroad-Spike-Knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/8I7Z/HAQ32ROC/F738I7ZHAQ32ROC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/8I7Z/HAQ32ROC/F738I7ZHAQ32ROC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/8I7Z/HAQ32ROC/F738I7ZHAQ32ROC.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman I made this knife from a HC Railroad Spike. I first forged the tip down to a point, then i worked on flattening the entire thing it to the desired thickness.I chopped off the back head of the spike. i continued to work on the profile of the knife. I also forged the bevel the best i could. As soon as...
By: Basement_Craftsman

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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 13:13:01 PST
'Big Rosie' worksite bench screw http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Matterhorn/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:09:52 PST
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Wooden-Toolbox-A-new-take-on-a-classic/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:36:39 PST
Mobile workbench or tool cart made with salvaged wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-workbench-or-tool-cart-made-with-salvaged-w/
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 18:56:18 PDT
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-replacement-axe-or-hatchet-handle/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:43:18 PDT
Wood/rock survival tool's http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodrock-survival-tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/F5YH/H2WESJC3/FVGF5YHH2WESJC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/F5YH/H2WESJC3/FVGF5YHH2WESJC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/F5YH/H2WESJC3/FVGF5YHH2WESJC3.SMALL.jpg DootMadskills This is my first post here so I hope I get this right lol. Also there's not really must to say about this project, I don't really have power tools so I do Most all my projects by hand at time taking much longer to finish.  I make many different sets and walking sticks I find in the VT National fores...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 08:35:36 PDT
Building a Wood Lathe Work Bench with drawers using recycled vintage lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Wood-Lathe-Work-Bench-with-drawers-usin/
Building a Wood Lathe Work Bench with drawers using recycled vintage lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/1177/H1AH6I6E/FDO1177H1AH6I6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/1177/H1AH6I6E/FDO1177H1AH6I6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/1177/H1AH6I6E/FDO1177H1AH6I6E.SMALL.jpg jskingry So I have been having problems storing all my wood turning junk lately, it seemed like all those little pieces were getting lost in the clutter, I needed a storage solution and I needed one fast but I did not want just anything I was holding out for something great that would last a lifetime and wor...
By: jskingry

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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 16:25:21 PDT
Footstool with hidden sliding storage compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Footstool-with-hidden-sliding-storage-compartment/
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Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:42:41 PST
How to sharpen lathe chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sharpening-lathe-chisels/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:50:27 PST
Turning new handles for your lathe tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-new-lathe-tool-handle/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 20:27:50 PST
How to make a Cutting Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cutting-Gauge/
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Mon, 30 May 2011 16:18:45 PDT
Wooden Eagle Relief Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Eagle-Relief-Carving/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/FT6Y/GL4Z4GH2/FDSFT6YGL4Z4GH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/FT6Y/GL4Z4GH2/FDSFT6YGL4Z4GH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/FT6Y/GL4Z4GH2/FDSFT6YGL4Z4GH2.SMALL.jpg pandadude This is a relief carving of a young eagle that I made in my woodcarving class. It is roughly based off of a design in the Marine Carving Handbook, but I altered it to make it without the arrows or the ribbon, because this was one of my first projects. I used a variety of carving chisels but I mostly...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2011 15:14:02 PDT
Simple Wood Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wood-Toolbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/5ZTG/GIWZLEC5/FNE5ZTGGIWZLEC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/5ZTG/GIWZLEC5/FNE5ZTGGIWZLEC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/5ZTG/GIWZLEC5/FNE5ZTGGIWZLEC5.SMALL.jpg bennelson A simple wood tool box. The bottom is a simple wood box, held together by brads and glue. The upright is thin plywood pushed in to a slot in the base, cut with a table-saw. The tool-holding brackets on both sides of the box are off-set from each other, so that both can be attached with screws thro...
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Sat, 15 Jan 2011 11:35:54 PST
Cub scout project: Wood Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cub-scout-project-Wood-Tool-Box/
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 20:30:15 PDT
The simple Saw Horse (Sawhorse?) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-Sawhorse/
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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:24:50 PST
Gouge for a Lathe the good and cheap way (Oland Tool) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gouge-for-a-Lathe-the-good-and-cheap-way-Oland-To/
Gouge for a Lathe the good and cheap way (Oland Tool) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SMALL.jpg snotty Good gouges are expensive; but not this one! I was happy to discover this great DIY lathe tool. It's called an Oland tool http://www.aroundthewoods.com/oland.shtml it was invented in the 1970's by Knud Oland. Common wisdom tell us you can't have it all; you must choose between three factors: you ca...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 05:27:54 PST
Make a Center Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Center-Finder/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2009 07:04:13 PDT
Tips and Jigs Part 1: Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Jigs-Part-1-Circular-Saw-Straight-Cuttin/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:29:35 PDT
Tool Rest for a Belt Sander for Sharpening http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Rest-for-a-Belt-Sander-for-Sharpening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/8L70/FE38J9P8/FOZ8L70FE38J9P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/8L70/FE38J9P8/FOZ8L70FE38J9P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/8L70/FE38J9P8/FOZ8L70FE38J9P8.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal Now that I have a lathe, I had to buy lathe tools, having bought lathe tool I needed to sharpen them. I have a grinder, but right now it doesn't work, so I built this jig from the remains of a homebuilt router table. The rest needs to be one inch further back and the front of the rest needs to be r...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 15:00:35 PDT
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Woodworking marking gauge made from a single wood stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-marking-gauge-made-from-a-wood-stick/
Woodworking marking gauge made from a single wood stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/ZOMU/F04FMXVT/FHPZOMUF04FMXVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/ZOMU/F04FMXVT/FHPZOMUF04FMXVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHP/ZOMU/F04FMXVT/FHPZOMUF04FMXVT.SMALL.jpg Nuno Graminho, in my opinion a sweet word, is how we call this traditional marking gauge in my mother language. From Wikipedia, "A marking gauge is used in woodworking and metalworking to mark out lines for cutting or other operations.". Wikipedia also tells you: "The purpose of these gauges is to scribe...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2007 22:08:20 PDT