Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:24:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
Tetra Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetra-Table/
Tetra Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/ME29/I15688VN/FVTME29I15688VN.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne Tabletop: Inner Triangles: Mahogany Inner Triangle Edges: Purple Heart Outer Middle Parallelograms: Mahogany 3x Hexagon Edge: Walnut Outer Octagon: Red OakTable Base: 3/4" Birch Ply 1" Steel Bar Custom BracketsDesigned in Rhinoceros 3DThe concept for this tabletop came from a floor design for a geod...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:11:24 PDT
Make a Hidden Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hidden-Gate/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:14:39 PDT
Joinery Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Joinery-Basics/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2007 15:33:17 PDT
Zelda Inspired Engagement Ring Chest with Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Inspired-Engagement-Ring-Chest-with-Sound/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 22:28:41 PDT
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Angled-Mortices-on-the-Drill-Press-Attaching-/
Easy Angled Mortises on the Drill Press - (Attaching Round Legs at an Angle) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/RVF8/I0VP27DE/F8GRVF8I0VP27DE.SMALL.jpg ymouser One of my favorite things to make is wooden stools. I love them for their simplicity and versatility. When building these I most often use a round tenon in an angled mortise to attach the legs to the top. These joints provide a clean strong connection, and they are easy to make with a drill press...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 12:27:41 PDT
Make your own fishing knife with leather liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-fishing-knife-with-leather-liner/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:22:21 PDT
Black box lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-box-lamp/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:42:27 PDT
DIY custom branding iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-custom-branding-iron/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:18:19 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
Wood Working Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Working-Primer/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:22 PDT
Make your own knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-knife/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:37:13 PDT
How to clean your respirator mask http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-your-respirator-mask/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:43:48 PDT
Pallet Wood Patio Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-Patio-Table/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:13:52 PDT
Log box/case http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-boxcase/
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:42 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
Easy Mini Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mini-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:11:56 PDT
Easy Helmet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Helmet-Stand/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:58:30 PDT
Retro Electric Tea Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Electric-Tea-Lamp/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:40:52 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Wood Carving Station from old sewing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Carving-Station-from-old-sewing-table/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:59:46 PDT
wooden bull's head http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bulls-head/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:44:36 PDT
DIY Live Edge Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Live-Edge-Clock/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:40:45 PDT
Steel Wool and Vinegar Wood Aging/Ebonizing/Weathering (A Controlled Experiment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Wool-and-Vinegar-Wood-AgingEbonizingWeathe/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:13:48 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
Foldable Stool-Step [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/foldable-bench-stair/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:55:34 PDT
Woodworkers Bench Vise From An Old Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworkers-Bench-Vise-From-An-Old-Clamp/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:11:48 PDT
reclaimed wood headphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/reclaimed-wood-headphone-holder/
reclaimed wood headphone holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/3DRZ/HZ13FYS0/FXR3DRZHZ13FYS0.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus While sitting by the campfire recently my eye caught a piece of dark firewood that was different from the rest. Instead of burning it I brought it to the wood shop and milled it down to a manageable piece; turns out it was a very nice piece of walnut, perfect for my next project!Follow me on a fun ...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:50:43 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-decking-and-table-top-from-tree-trunks/
Rustic Decking and Table Top from Tree Trunks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/BI40/HYY8JR9A/FB9BI40HYY8JR9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/BI40/HYY8JR9A/FB9BI40HYY8JR9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/BI40/HYY8JR9A/FB9BI40HYY8JR9A.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Using just a chainsaw, a cordless drill, an angle grinder and a hammer, tree trunks straight from the forest can be turned into fantastic old world style rustic platforms such as decking and banquet sized table tops. Difficulty: . . . . . . . . . . You need ...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:28 PDT
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Standing-Workbench-No-Screws-Needed/
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SMALL.gif FabricateIO When we upgraded our electronics bench setup, we wanted a new table that was cheap and incredibly easy to assemble (and disassemble / transport for moving).Our solution? Turn two 4'x8' sheets of 23/32" plywood into a slot-assembly, no-screws-needed project bench, that can be assembled and disassembl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:53:52 PDT
Solar Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Birdhouse/
Solar Birdhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/5R7R/HYU8B602/F4K5R7RHYU8B602.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with wood and the solar panel / light from a low cost walkway light. The octagon shape can be scaled up or down. The dimensions for this birdhouse (see drawing) were optimized for a House Finch size bird. There are multiple sources that can provide optimum sizing for birdho...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:57:45 PDT
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosscut-Sled-for-your-Table-Saw/
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/IPTV/HYS0YGOB/FW7IPTVHYS0YGOB.SMALL.jpg Marsh A crosscut sled is a very handy attachment for your table saw. This is the first of a series of table saw attachments. The reason this is the first is because it will be the basis from which you start on the rest. This sled can be made into a circle cutter; a taper cutting sled, a miter sled, a box ...
By: Marsh

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:37 PDT
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Recently I was working with my drill press when the motor burned out. Lacking the funds to replace it, and in the middle of a project that required one, I thought it would be fun to come up with a press built completely out of wood. Taking it further, I wanted it to house my cordless drill so that i...
By: antagonizer

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Simple Round Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Round-Table/
Simple Round Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/LWFF/HYC639ER/FZZLWFFHYC639ER.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This project was built with a round top from a broken table and two 2x4’s. The top in this project is 30 inches in diameter. However, the designed can be scaled up or down based on your top diameter and/or desired table height. See drawing and video for build instructions.Drawing: https://drive.g...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-Cutting-Jig-For-Table-Saw/
Circle Cutting Jig For Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/NSF8/HY4KTNEA/F0RNSF8HY4KTNEA.SMALL.jpg Marsh Did you ever need to make a wheel or checkers for your garden checkerboard? With this easy to build circle cutting jig you can go into production in less than an hour! Tools and materials needed Tools Table Saw Sander or planer Drill and Bits CenterpunchCountersink bit Screwdriver Tape measure St...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:11:02 PDT
Rubber Hose Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Hose-Chair/
Rubber Hose Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/TZ6D/FXR6UES0/FM4TZ6DFXR6UES0.SMALL.jpg wholman Nearly every job site or good-sized shop has rubber air hose for running nail guns or a multitude of other tubes. The hose in this project is 3/4" in diameter, about 45 feet long, and is made from tough, flexible rubber. In a former life it was used to run a spray gun for lacquering cabinets. Aft...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:00:46 PDT
Medieval lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-lantern/
Medieval lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/C92O/HY3Z9XO1/F2UC92OHY3Z9XO1.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hello friends!Today I'll show you, how I made this medieval style lantern! I made it as a cool camping equipment for larp and historical events. What you will need? rawhide (I used canvas, but I hope I'll have some rawhide from my friend soon) wood plank wooden sticks wire leather thread a...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:48:44 PDT
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gatling-Rubber-Band-Machine-Gun-Easy-Weekend-Proje/
Gatling Rubber Band Machine Gun - Easy Weekend Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/HHMF/HY48DFCJ/FJYHHMFHY48DFCJ.SMALL.jpg melarky This super fun rubber band gatling gun project can be completed in a weekend with inexpensive material and basic tools that most people already have. There are easier ways to make some of these parts using expensive specialized tools, but we tried to make the entire guide more accessible by using...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:10:29 PDT
Kinship Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Kinship-Vase/
Kinship Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/15X5/HXWIG2PM/FK015X5HXWIG2PM.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger In life, we depend on one another to succeed and to simply survive. This is true in small communities, and in the greater scope of human existence. The goal of this vase is to demonstrate the notion of interdependence and the importance of community. No single unit functions without the support of o...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:40:50 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
Historic Ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Historic-Ship/
Historic Ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PY96/HXUC14HL/FYLPY96HXUC14HL.SMALL.jpg Z3r01f1n1ty Hi there, i'll try to show you how to make a model of a historic ship. Before i start, you should know that i am not expert at this, on the contrary this was my first try at this and i was surprise that it actually turn out like this. The whole process is not complicated but will require a lot of pa...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:22:28 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-ShelfCoat-Rack/
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BR0F/HXLMTF2F/FUDBR0FHXLMTF2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BR0F/HXLMTF2F/FUDBR0FHXLMTF2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/BR0F/HXLMTF2F/FUDBR0FHXLMTF2F.SMALL.jpg AmateurHour The boards from pallets can be used in a multitude of projects but the side and center beams (also called "stringers") that are sandwiched between the top and bottom boards are a bit more difficult to use. When I decided to build a shelf/coat rack I looked at my supply of pallet wood and seeing the...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
Wooden Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rag-Doll/
Wooden Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/87U6/HXMUW1B4/F9F87U6HXMUW1B4.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead Heard of a rag doll? Those often-homemade dolls built from scraps of fabric? Source of Raggedy Ann? I sometimes work with fabric, but lately I've been doing a lot with wood, and decided it was time to make a wooden toy from those scraps of wood I've been hoarding. It was also a good opportunity t...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:07:23 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...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT
Upgrade an OLD Metal Shed Exterior http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-an-OLD-Metal-Shed-Exterior/
Upgrade an OLD Metal Shed Exterior - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/60DN/HX8HTA4T/F8N60DNHX8HTA4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/60DN/HX8HTA4T/F8N60DNHX8HTA4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/60DN/HX8HTA4T/F8N60DNHX8HTA4T.SMALL.jpg solipsism Upgrade an OLD Metal Shed ExteriorLots of people have one of those dented, rusting old tin sheds wasting away in the back yard where they keep the yard tools, lawnmower, and associated stuff, and cringe every time they see it. You try to cover it up with vines and flowers, but it doesnt quite cut it...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 16:50:25 PDT
Palletwood Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Palletwood-Table/
Palletwood Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/65XY/HX8HRKCH/FQ665XYHX8HRKCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/65XY/HX8HRKCH/FQ665XYHX8HRKCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/65XY/HX8HRKCH/FQ665XYHX8HRKCH.SMALL.jpg medalhead While i was building the Table i didn't think of making an Instructable out of it.So i don't have original pictures of every step. Luckily i made some Pictures while building it.I tried to redo the steps, i didn't had pictures from, to give you an idea how i made it. Surface to start with I start...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 08:03:03 PDT