Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - tool http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:27:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Pallet Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pallet-Mallet/
The Pallet Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/A2GG/IPOEIAN4/FITA2GGIPOEIAN4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/A2GG/IPOEIAN4/FITA2GGIPOEIAN4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/A2GG/IPOEIAN4/FITA2GGIPOEIAN4.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 During a fairly standard session of pounding on some wood with my mallet, I managed to break the head in two. THus, I set out to make a new mallet; a better mallet. Learning from the Past I had made my previous mallet by cutting a mortise. For this mallet, I would use a laminated head with an ang...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:37:09 PDT
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Any-Size-Cork-Dremel-Sanding-Bandsdrums/
Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SMALL.jpg Ac7ion Watch the video in the end for all the steps.Veja o video no final para todos os passos. Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands/drums -Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums (diy homemade rotary tool)List :Wood glue, sandind paper, plastic tube, paper tape and cork.Final result is a sup...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 15:48:28 PDT
Easy Garden Rack From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garden-Rack-From-Pallets/
Easy Garden Rack From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/A4LZ/IOQF9O8E/FSXA4LZIOQF9O8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/A4LZ/IOQF9O8E/FSXA4LZIOQF9O8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/A4LZ/IOQF9O8E/FSXA4LZIOQF9O8E.SMALL.jpg QuentinD8 This idea came from two facts : There are always tools lying around in my garden because there no place dedicated to it.I had one big pallet (almost 5m long) and no use for it.As I already have a sink in my garden, I wanted to make a dimension matching rack next to it so I started by drawing a 3D mo...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:34:35 PDT
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
Adhesive Tape Zoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Adhesive-Tape-Zoo/
Adhesive Tape Zoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/MJ72/IN362ZWM/FLQMJ72IN362ZWM.SMALL.jpg taloskriti Adhesive tapes are an integral part of our lives nowadays. Every now and then we all use some. For any purpose you can think of, there probably is a corresponding tape because there is a plethora of different kinds of adhesive tape on the market. Some are well known to the general public, some not s...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:53:41 PDT
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Simple Wood and Iron Pipe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wood-and-Iron-Pipe-Tool/
Simple Wood and Iron Pipe Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/HOR7/IM0VLWD4/FSFHOR7IM0VLWD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/HOR7/IM0VLWD4/FSFHOR7IM0VLWD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/HOR7/IM0VLWD4/FSFHOR7IM0VLWD4.SMALL.jpg deluges This is a quick (30 mins including glue curing time) and cheap (0 pesos) project.I have a pipe and was in dire need of a proper packing/cleaning tool, so I made one. The tobacco box you see in the back was also the object of an instructables.Let's go! Reuse an old file For the metal part, I used ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 13:28:17 PDT
Simhasana Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Simhasana-Bench/
Simhasana Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/FLT5/ILWJ681J/FU2FLT5ILWJ681J.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello everyone !A few months a go i started doing Yoga ! and i would not believe i will love it that much.My teacher (Tamar ) is one of the best ,she supported me during the entire process , and always stood by me and helped do the postures correctly She wanted me to build her the Simhasana Bench...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:31:49 PDT
Make Your Own Wooden C-Clamp! | DIY Woodworking Tools #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Wooden-C-Clamp-DIY-Woodworking-Tools/
Make Your Own Wooden C-Clamp! | DIY Woodworking Tools #2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 C-Clamps are so expensive! Did you see that price tag last time you were at the store?I don't have a very big budget for projects, So I make most of my tools. That's why I'm going to show you how to make a perfect woodworking C-Clamp, Using only hand tools! What's better than making an extremely use...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:02:11 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations I built this guitar from wood I pulled from a dumpster, as the title suggests, and used mostly hand tools. I did use two power tools, a drill and a dremel.It took me over a month to make, spending on average about 8-10 hours a day on it. I am including many pictures in this guide, just in case my de...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
DIY Rolling Tool Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rolling-Tool-Chest/
DIY Rolling Tool Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SKNF/IKYGB9BL/F7XSKNFIKYGB9BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SKNF/IKYGB9BL/F7XSKNFIKYGB9BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SKNF/IKYGB9BL/F7XSKNFIKYGB9BL.SMALL.jpg tjdux I have always envied the professional grade mechanics tool chests. You know the type, usually glossy red or black, steel, fancy name branded beasts. They are great. I recently had a chance to help my Dad at the shop where the company he works for takes care of all their 18 wheelers. My Dad's diesel ...
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:34:02 PST
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandling-Woodworking-Lathe-Chisels/
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you invest in a new lathe, they often come with a few basic chisels to get you started. More often than not, they get tossed into my 'seconds' toolbox with my mismatched driver sets, loose sockets and assorted other cast off tools, only to be forgotten, and potentially handed down to another ne...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:49:07 PST
How to make a Medieval Morning Star (Flail) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Medieval-Morning-Star-Chain-Mace-/
How to make a Medieval Morning Star (Flail) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/ORAN/IJUAEPU7/FZTORANIJUAEPU7.SMALL.jpg Double Edged This is a project that I did as a request for a youtube fan. I found it a great build despite being a deadly weapon. If you are wanting to build this I would advise that you take lots of care and ask parents, if under 18 and check with the law in your area. In my case, my parents were fine with this...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:33:44 PST
Restoring An Antique Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Antique-Drawknife/
Restoring An Antique Drawknife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SMALL.jpg antagonizer This project uses, what I call, the trinity of my craft; wood, metal and leather, that all come together to create a piece that can be both a precision woodworking instrument, as well as a course tool that can make short work of any large project.For me, tool making represents the pinnacle of wha...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:58:45 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
Mini Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Table-Saw-1/
Mini Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/2T11/IG1424IY/F5N2T11IG1424IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/2T11/IG1424IY/F5N2T11IG1424IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/2T11/IG1424IY/F5N2T11IG1424IY.SMALL.jpg Mr Useful Hi again, Mr Useful here! In this time, we are going to make a Mini Table Saw that really cuts!. Is very simple to make, and it really works for little wooden boards, popsicle sticks and this kind of material.Take a look at the video below and I hope you enjoy the vídeo.Please leave your comment, I ...
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:41:35 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
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Magnetic-Pegboard/
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/G8A0/IK8KTN4J/F8MG8A0IK8KTN4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/G8A0/IK8KTN4J/F8MG8A0IK8KTN4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/G8A0/IK8KTN4J/F8MG8A0IK8KTN4J.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This my new Magnetic Pegboard over my projects table, it is where I do most of my Soldering, Hot Gluing, Dismantling, And sadly, Also my School Home-Work.It's funny to say that this project costed me about $2 in parts because I had almost everything that was needed, but if I had to buy everything I ...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 07:01:01 PDT
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SMALL.jpg antagonizer There's an old saying that goes; "a craftsman/woman is only as good as his/her tools'. For me, that's only half the equation since, in my opinion, a crafter's greatest strength is in the ability to create his/her own equipment. To see a need, then conceptualize the piece of kit that would fill that ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 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
DIY Woodworking Cam Clamps & Plans! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Woodworking-Cam-Clamps-Plans/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:40:15 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
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Laser-Alignment-Tool/
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls This will help you realign your drill press table if you have to change drill bits in the middle of a project, have a piece clamped down and need to move up a size, etc. If you adjust your table height, there is the risk of moving side to side and this tool will get you back on track. What You Wi...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:54 PDT
Quick and Easy Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Workstation/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:31:45 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Modern Shave Horse, http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shave-Horse/
Modern Shave Horse, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy y'all. This weekend I finally built a tool that I have always wanted, a shave horse. Once upon a time when I was in the SCA I made a little stool using some branches and a piece of firewood. The key component to building that little stool was a shaving bench used in conjunction with a drawk...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:38:41 PDT
Workspace in a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Workspace-in-a-Suitcase/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:46:34 PDT
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/EX8X/I6NI8XAI/FCJEX8XI6NI8XAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/EX8X/I6NI8XAI/FCJEX8XI6NI8XAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/EX8X/I6NI8XAI/FCJEX8XI6NI8XAI.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 Think quick. What is the most used tool in your workshop? What tool do you use every day and for every project? Did you say your workbench? Well you should have. Thank about it. A good, solid workbench is the most important feature of any well equipped workshop. You hammer on things on it. You clamp...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX Sanding machines are fairly common in most woodworking shops, with models ranging from small tabletop versions to high-powered floor models. When still living at home, I used a combination belt/disc sander in my minuscule shop to shape and correct nearly every part I cut. Today, my workshop shares a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-mobile-space-saving-work-bench/
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SMALL.jpg ZombTech Hey there everyone my names Colter and i'm here to help you build an awesome space saving workbench that is also mobile. I would like to let you know that most of the instructions in here can either be adjusted to fit your area or the style you want. Like if you don't want doors on the front of it j...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:01:31 PST
carpenters center finder http://www.instructables.com/id/carpenters-center-finder/
carpenters center finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/ZOK0/I4PHHD9O/F0QZOK0I4PHHD9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/ZOK0/I4PHHD9O/F0QZOK0I4PHHD9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/ZOK0/I4PHHD9O/F0QZOK0I4PHHD9O.SMALL.jpg superthunder bolt jig to find and mark center for Planck Principle when a line is divided by three points the middle point will mark center at any angle to x axis Select material select a wood Planck(1" * 1/4 * 6 1/2") mark middle line and mark three points ( two end points and mid points) Machining drill t...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 04:51:44 PST
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Lathe-with-Slide-Axis-and-Aluminium-Alloy/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SMALL.jpg latheminidiy Homemade Mini Tailstock Lathe Mill Wood Slide Spindle Drill Axis and Aluminium Alloy very simple, cheap and easy, you can do it in your home It is nice work for DIY wood small tools in home - thank youSee more DIY Mini Lathe, Mill, Router here...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:42:02 PST
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
Hatchet Handle Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had purchased a cheap hatchet at a local flea market but the handle was uncomfortable and a very loose fit in the hatchet head so it needed replaced. This was an exhausting project at times working only with hand tools but the final product was very rewarding and I am very please with how it turne...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
How did my own ax throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-did-my-own-ax-throwing-1/
How did my own ax throwing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/0GAN/I0NOF982/FT10GANI0NOF982.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/0GAN/I0NOF982/FT10GANI0NOF982.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/0GAN/I0NOF982/FT10GANI0NOF982.SMALL.jpg ualbuquerque Hello people of instructables that apparently opened that instructables, today I want to show the steps of creating an ax throwing, and in my particular case I did not spend anything, and will not be by the time I used found materials.Very grateful if you guys would vote for me for the competition ...
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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/
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SMALL.jpg gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
PVC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-End-Table/
PVC End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/50OZ/HZFDZKLQ/FY250OZHZFDZKLQ.SMALL.jpg syfrog Make the PVC end table above for under $20!! And you don't need any fancy tools.Being in need of a set of End tables I searched around and was pretty unhappy with what I found for what we wanted the end tables to do. This was be small but have some storage space. We did not want drawers because th...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:00 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W9CO/HXG6TB0E/FW2W9COHXG6TB0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W9CO/HXG6TB0E/FW2W9COHXG6TB0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/W9CO/HXG6TB0E/FW2W9COHXG6TB0E.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When I teach leathercraft, I tend to focus heavily on stitching. You can have the most perfectly formed and cut piece, with amazing tooling, but if your stitches are crooked or uneven, you simply aren't doing justice to your own work. When you're freehand stitching a project, it can be a bit unwield...
By: antagonizer

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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/
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you venture into the world of boat building, you quickly realize that standard woodworking clamps are pretty limited in their functionality. The design of the woodworking clamp incorporates strength and pressure, and while that may be useful when building a cabinet, their shallow clamping depth...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:30:11 PDT
Stylish Box Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Box-Cutter/
Stylish Box Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/40GY/HUDMW1VF/FWF40GYHUDMW1VF.SMALL.jpg Noodleworks I use a box cutter a lot at work. If I'm going to use a tool often, it only makes sense to invest in something nice. I wanted something that would feel good in my hand while having some real style. Essentially, I took apart a common box cutter from a big box store and replaced the scales with wood. ...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:20:21 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
Elementary mitre box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SMALL.jpg Martin Bal├ík A mitre box is a wood working tool used to guide a hand saw to make precise and fast mitre cuts in a board. The mitrebox is lightweight and portable. It's a good tool for smaller mitring jobs. Tools and materials A miter box could hardly be simpler, consisting as it does of only three pieces – fr...
By: Martin Balák

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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/
Recycling paper to make seed pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've seen a number of these types of seed pots. They are a great way to recycle your newspaper or any other biodegradable rubbish that comes through your letter boxes these days.   Those that I've found have been made by hand either by folding (Origami style) into boxes or by hand rolling cyli...
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/
Door Trimming Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QCSI/HUWMF76V/FQNQCSIHUWMF76V.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When we moved into our house (built around 1900) we found that none of the doors where of a standard size or shape. I some cases we had to add batons to the top and bottoms to increase the sizes in others pack out the frames so that a modern size would fit. The problem came when the frames where alr...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:51:08 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is only a short guide to help with something a don't like doing Sanding I think sanding is not the most interesting part of the project, unfortunately its the part that can either make or break the look of the finished job. On several occasions I have found a need to sand around corners o...
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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...
By: mnmmihir

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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:23:31 PST
Lasercut Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Measuring-Tool/
Lasercut Measuring Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SMALL.jpg scottkildall I've been working in various shops for years and I often run across unlabeled shelves of material that have different thicknesses. What's a shop rat to do? This simple measuring tool fits in your pocket or a tool drawer and circumvents using the measuring tape, which is less accurate and more work ...
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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/
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SMALL.jpg nkirkby This is a good way of securely holding round or otherwise vise-unfriendly things without marring them. great for spoons, tuning pegs, and other fiddly items. also known as a bench loop, this tool uses a piece of rope to hold the workpiece in a 'V' shaped groove.  The groove prevents the piece from ...
By: nkirkby

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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:56:11 PST