Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:55:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser cut wooden maps with public data http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wooden-maps-with-public-data/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:24:30 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
Periodic table of the elements blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-table-of-the-elements-blocks/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:13 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Functional and Sturdy Wooden Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-and-Sturdy-Wooden-Toolbox/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:46 PDT
Jigsaw to Scroll Saw Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-to-Scroll-Saw-Conversion/
Jigsaw to Scroll Saw Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/78O6/HTEUE0ZO/FWN78O6HTEUE0ZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/78O6/HTEUE0ZO/FWN78O6HTEUE0ZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/78O6/HTEUE0ZO/FWN78O6HTEUE0ZO.SMALL.jpg guyzo35 In the infancy of my woodshop, back around 2010, I realized that I badly needed a scroll saw, but sorely lacked the funds. Using what I had available to me at the time, I was able to create a fixture that firmly secured my Black and Decker jigsaw, essentially turning it into a functional and versa...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:13:43 PDT
Tiny Wooden Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Wooden-Shelf/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:07:21 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
Making a Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Rings are great, but what if you don't either have the money to buy or the knowledge to make your own silver or gold rings. You could go with plastic, but if you really want to create something which stands out I would suggest looking at more natural materials, materials such as wood. Let's get st...
By: Switch and Lever

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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:06:00 PDT
The Ramen Stand- A Portable, Modular Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ramen-Stand-A-Portable-Modular-Reconfigurable-/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:01:00 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
Portable Electronics Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Electronics-Workstation/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:13:24 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Stool-from-One-2x4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SMALL.jpg xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
PENNY TABLE http://www.instructables.com/id/PENNY-TABLE/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 16:35:47 PDT
Pallet Shoe Rack | Shoe stand from pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Shoe-Rack-Shoe-stand-from-pallets/
Pallet Shoe Rack | Shoe stand from pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ So basically there were no way for me to store my shoes in the living room, so since I am still on "Pallet Mania" I decided to make a stand out of pallets, so here it is.To be honest with you someone else has come up with this idea, I just took it and adapted it to my needs.Enjoy! Pallet Wood Mat...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 23:54:59 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
DIY pool stick and pool ball case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-stick-and-pool-ball-case/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 09:30:31 PDT
Pallet Sliding Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Sliding-Door-1/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:17:48 PDT
Homemade Kitchen cabinet door organizers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Kitchen-cabinet-door-organizers/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 05:18:55 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
How to remove a dent from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-a-dent-from-wood/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:10:40 PDT
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Custom-Guitar-With-Custom-Templates/
Make A Custom Guitar With Custom Templates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/RL9F/HT7ESZMY/FORRL9FHT7ESZMY.SMALL.jpg bassman76jazz If you are just getting into building musical instruments or a professional luthier you should know that a good template is always the starting point to building a great instrument. Just like most lutiers in the past I hand cut an shaped my templates. The process is demanding and labor intensive a...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:26:09 PDT
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-hair-combs/
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/07J7/HT556XO8/FFB07J7HT556XO8.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a hardwood hair pick on the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. I had a few reasons for wanting to make this. First, they look cool, and I've always just wanted to have one in my pocket. Second, I've heard that wood combs are supposed to be better for o...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:54:44 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Unique-Napkin-Holder-out-of-Wood/
Unique Napkin Holder out of Wood! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/7694/HS9Y8Q8Y/FXB7694HS9Y8Q8Y.SMALL.jpg th3_jungle_inv3ntor Hey!  Me again. A few months back, it was "that time of year" again.  A few months before "that time of year", it was the time of year that I brainstorm Christmas gift ideas.  I hadn't seen my sister in a while, and I wanted something special for her - something special and unique.  I also wanted...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:28:15 PDT
How to Recycle Old Skateboards http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Recycle-Old-Skateboards/
How to Recycle Old Skateboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/AH75/HSVGE0FX/FRPAH75HSVGE0FX.SMALL.jpg bmkenned My friends and I have a bunch of old skateboards lying around from years of skating. I decided to finally do something with that. Made at TechShop Chandler www.techshop.ws Sectioning and Cutting Take all of your old boards and ungrip them. The best way to do this is with a hair dryer or he...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:16:48 PDT
Pallet coffee table | How to make a coffee table out of old wood pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-coffee-table-How-to-make-a-coffee-table-out/
Pallet coffee table | How to make a coffee table out of old wood pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ Hello again folks! Today I will show you how I built a small coffee table out of old pallets. Materials used: - pallet - a handful of wood screws - wood stain - clear coat finish - and a few hours of your time I hope you guys enjoy this small project and feel free to comment and give sugge...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:33:51 PDT
Wooden Dodecahedra http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dodecahedra/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:24:27 PDT
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Wooden Illusion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Illusion/
Wooden Illusion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/CN4D/HSRZK0FW/F2XCN4DHSRZK0FW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd I found a picture of this online but couldn't find the instructions on how it was built. With some trial and error, I recreated the illusion. Watching the video is the easiest way to see how it works. I've included a drawing which is linked in the video description. Tools/Materials Tools: Saw...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:48:26 PDT
** VINTAGE AD COFFEE TABLE ** http://www.instructables.com/id/-VINTAGE-AD-COFFEE-TABLE-/
** VINTAGE AD COFFEE TABLE ** - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/2VUN/HSTP30LL/FZI2VUNHSTP30LL.SMALL.jpg CraigRJess Continuing on with the Herman Miller surfboard table concept, we decided to make a new modern version with a twist. Using ads from a calendar, they were decoupaged onto the plywood and then later covered in epoxy resin. Cut the shape Using a template from previous projects, we used the router ...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:30:16 PDT
wooden beer mug http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-beer-mug-1/
wooden beer mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/H25K/HSRZJGH2/F5YH25KHSRZJGH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/H25K/HSRZJGH2/F5YH25KHSRZJGH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/H25K/HSRZJGH2/F5YH25KHSRZJGH2.SMALL.jpg sprinterc drink like a viking! choosing a size and cutting - find the wood type you want:i recommend to look up the type of wood and its drying characteristics if you plan on drying your wood after shaping it to its finished mugform. or dry it before you start this project- choose a size for your mug- cut ...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:35:01 PDT
Bowling Alley Sideboard with Wine Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowling-Alley-Sideboard-with-Wine-Storage/
Bowling Alley Sideboard with Wine Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/V2Z5/HSRZKICG/FO3V2Z5HSRZKICG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/V2Z5/HSRZKICG/FO3V2Z5HSRZKICG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/V2Z5/HSRZKICG/FO3V2Z5HSRZKICG.SMALL.jpg zweinman Here's how to take some pieces of old bowling alley and turn them into some beautiful furniture. These bowling alleys are usually made out of hard maple and can be used for just about anything. Prep the bowling alley The blocks that I found on craigslist were covered in carpet glue. The first th...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:17:36 PDT
Door Trimming Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Trimming-Jig/
Door Trimming Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.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
Turning a plywood bracelet - PIP http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-plywood-bracelet-PIP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/LBTG/HSKFE3O5/FOFLBTGHSKFE3O5.SMALL.jpg Fool4peppers Creating a bracelet from cabinet grade plywood. Video has two angle view of most of the turning.
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:59:00 PDT
Toy Wooden Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Wooden-Helicopter/
Toy Wooden Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1CDK/HSM51HYD/FLO1CDKHSM51HYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1CDK/HSM51HYD/FLO1CDKHSM51HYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1CDK/HSM51HYD/FLO1CDKHSM51HYD.SMALL.jpg zweinman This is a very simple woodworking project to make a toy helicopter for your kid. It also makes a great gift. The wood species I chose are completely harmless for children (no oils or splinters), and I finished the toy with a kids safe finish called "toymaker's finish"Enjoy the build!Materials:A piec...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:23:45 PDT
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Made-Address-Plaque-with-Glowing-Numbers-Secr/
Hand Made Address Plaque with Glowing Numbers & Secret Compartment! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRF/JVA9/HSM4ZUWU/FRFJVA9HSM4ZUWU.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver Springs coming and for me that means that it's time to start sprucing up around the house.  One thing that had been on my to-do list for some time was to create a nice big  hand made address plaque.  Prior to this project I had the standard black plastic numbers nailed to a post on my front patio se...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:53:57 PDT
DIY Wooden sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/
DIY Wooden sunglasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/6XW5/HSNFX9UA/F7P6XW5HSNFX9UA.SMALL.jpg sabladask hi I am form Norway and I enjoy making things. My first attempt at making wooden sunglasses was 4 years ago, but that attempt did not succeed very well. But about half a year ago I finally succeeded. My research in the project started basically from scratch. At the beginning I had only a very bas...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
Portable Pegboard Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Pegboard-Workstation/
Portable Pegboard Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XWKC/HU77OQLF/FA3XWKCHU77OQLF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XWKC/HU77OQLF/FA3XWKCHU77OQLF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/XWKC/HU77OQLF/FA3XWKCHU77OQLF.SMALL.jpg english tea See Step 10 for Updates If you don't have room for a workshop and you enjoy sitting on you Pacman Foot Stool (thanks allesflex) in front of your awesome HD projector making, making, making all day long then this instructable is for you. This is my portable workstation. My aim was to build a well e...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:30:06 PDT
Recycled Wood Box Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wood-Box-Garden/
Recycled Wood Box Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LIC/HSHDUJAY/F9M6LICHSHDUJAY.SMALL.jpg roballoba Spring is here! Everything is waking up from chilly slumber. Time to plant something!! I'm tired of just having a few good tomato plants and a bunch of wimpy veggies that don't get enough love. It seems that my fence blocks a lot of sun most of the day so my border garden was just not working out f...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:43:20 PDT
Wooden Belt Buckle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Belt-Buckle/
Wooden Belt Buckle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/FQYR/HSL29F54/FK4FQYRHSL29F54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/FQYR/HSL29F54/FK4FQYRHSL29F54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/FQYR/HSL29F54/FK4FQYRHSL29F54.SMALL.jpg mightymcc In this instructable I will show you how I made a belt buckle at virtually no cost.You will need: Firewood (branch)Sand paper (80, 120, 240, 380, and 600 grit)Linseed oilTung oilSawWire coat hanger Wire cutter2.0 mm drill bitPower drillSuper glueThe style shown in this instructable is the "natural" ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:33:07 PDT
A Motor Bike - What a Rocking Ride http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Motor-Bike-What-a-Rocking-Ride/
A Motor Bike - What a Rocking Ride - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/B6AO/HSKFDKP5/F7WB6AOHSKFDKP5.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When daughters where born and as soon as they could walk I made them a toy each, both got a hobby horse (see my instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-Horse/ ). We now have three children and our son is old enough to have his ride. Although the girls love riding their horses up and d...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:39:48 PDT
Quick and Dirty Sanding Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Dirty-Sanding-Ball/
Quick and Dirty Sanding Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/JY0H/HSKFEF0D/FB9JY0HHSKFEF0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/JY0H/HSKFEF0D/FB9JY0HHSKFEF0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/JY0H/HSKFEF0D/FB9JY0HHSKFEF0D.SMALL.jpg dswaim This instructable is based on my quick and dirty solution to the problem of sanding a concave surface while carving a wooden bowl. Though not the most elegant tool, I like to think that the beauty comes though in the ease of obtaining all of the materials needed to make the sander. I am admittedly n...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:02:09 PDT
Wood Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Engraving-1/
Wood Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/F1QS/HJGDKY5E/F63F1QSHJGDKY5E.SMALL.jpg smitty16 On my vacation my family visited Marblehead and I saw this guy engraving peoples names in drift wood with a magnifying glass, it caught my attention because it was so simple but so cool. When I got home from vacation I took a magnifying glass and started playing with it and to my surprise it was so ...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:17:01 PST
Bunny Rabbit Hydration Station Made From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Rabbit-Hydration-Station-Made-From-Scrap-Woo/
Bunny Rabbit Hydration Station Made From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F91V/HSKFD911/F7KF91VHSKFD911.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F91V/HSKFD911/F7KF91VHSKFD911.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/F91V/HSKFD911/F7KF91VHSKFD911.SMALL.jpg joey24dirt Hey there. So I had few hours spare and had a little mod to do to our rabbit hutch. Basically we needed the water bottles for the rabbits installing on the inside of the hutch. I know you can buy the wall mounted bottles and brackets from most pet shops but where's the fun in that. I had some scraps...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 14:36:33 PST
Esspresso Coffee Wooden Tamper Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Esspresso-Coffee-Wooden-Tamper-Handle/
Esspresso Coffee Wooden Tamper Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/J5NG/HSHEH0YI/FPVJ5NGHSHEH0YI.SMALL.jpg ngadhno Intro: Hi everyone, In this instructable (My very first-able) I'm going to show how I made a replacement handle of a espresso cofee tamper from wood after the original made from PVC broke. First I'm not a carpenter nor I have much experience in woodworking but I think I can do good. Before sta...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:31:16 PST
Glass Bottle Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Bird-Feeder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a glass bottle bird feeder. The bottle was a $1 from the local thrift store and is needed first to get the dimension for the rest of the project. I used cypress as the base wood and hard maple as the accent. The hardest part was trying to clamp up that back piece...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:26:20 PST
Hand-crafted wooden ring from fallen wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-crafted-wooden-ring-from-fallen-wood/
Hand-crafted wooden ring from fallen wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/FXCM/HSBWPQ5D/FUYFXCMHSBWPQ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/FXCM/HSBWPQ5D/FUYFXCMHSBWPQ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/FXCM/HSBWPQ5D/FUYFXCMHSBWPQ5D.SMALL.jpg BastardlyDungeon I've frequented Instructables for years, though this is the first time I've made my own Instructable. I'm nothing of a craftsman, though I learned quite a bit from my late father, and in his recent passing I decided to try to take what I learned and create something as a memorial to him, this is wh...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:39:21 PST
Bent Plywood Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Speakers/
Bent Plywood Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/AWUH/HS9TBVJF/F7YAWUHHS9TBVJF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/AWUH/HS9TBVJF/F7YAWUHHS9TBVJF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/AWUH/HS9TBVJF/F7YAWUHHS9TBVJF.SMALL.jpg clockworkfish Hello, my name is Dave and I'm an audiophile. I love an awesome set of speakers or headphones. In fact I love them enough that I spent an entire summer building them while interning in Chicago, at Specimen Products. These are the same people that make all of Andrew Bird's speakers and various o...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST