Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:53:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-7/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:00 PDT
Cedar Log Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Log-Wood-Bowl/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:00:18 PDT
Forked Claw Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Forked-Claw-Hammer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:19 PDT
Splitting black locust logs with wedges http://www.instructables.com/id/splitting-big-black-locust-logs-with-wedges/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:26 PDT
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-Warped-Veneer-and-Pimping-Your-Phone/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:23:49 PDT
Disc sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-sander/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:38:44 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Desk/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:25:52 PDT
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Wing-Celtic-Knot-Pendant/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:25 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 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
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
Make a handle for an Antique Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-handle-for-an-Antique-BFH/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:57:05 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Midcentury-Style-Plant-Bench/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:17:48 PDT
DIY How to Make a Sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Make-a-Sawhorse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:22:04 PDT
Coffee Table Made From Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-Made-From-Pallets-1/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:39:57 PDT
Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
Modern Shave Horse, http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shave-Horse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:38:41 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Wood-Cooking-Knife/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:47:46 PDT
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Pipe-Bookcase/
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5NUH/I6ZTJA4O/FT05NUHI6ZTJA4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5NUH/I6ZTJA4O/FT05NUHI6ZTJA4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/5NUH/I6ZTJA4O/FT05NUHI6ZTJA4O.SMALL.jpg zymurgeneticist Anyone who attempts to buy bookcases usually encounters the following string of questions, "Why do these cost so much money?", "Why are they all ugly?", "Who ever thought laminated plywood looked good?", and "What are these archaic things you call books?".It took over a year of looking at bookcases ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:05:42 PDT
Wood LED Logo Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-LED-Logo-Sign/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:14:48 PST
Wooden Test Tube Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Test-Tube-Vase/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:56:32 PST
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Wooden-Tackle-Box/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:58:04 PST
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
Make a custom washroom vanity with reclaimed wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-washroom-vanity-with-reclaimed-wood/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Lumberjack table http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumberjack-table/
Lumberjack table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the rugged outdoors inside with a lumberjack table, a crown cut tree slab with axe handles for legs. This burly wood table showcases the trees natural grain, and the live edge gives it a rustic and unfinished look. The legs are real axe handles seated inside the bottom of the wood slab, furthe...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:19:16 PST
Use 123D Catch To Translate a Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-123D-Catch-To-Translate-a-Form/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:55:46 PST
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Organic-Wood-Wax-Finish/
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts One of the absolute best parts about a woodworking project, is applying the finish to freshly sanded wood grain. This is when all of your hard work shines and comes to life as the sections of wood show their true colors and character. One of the most common food safe wood finishes include Walnut oil...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:31:20 PST
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Ring-Driftwood-from-the-Oregon-Coast-and-/
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SMALL.jpg adenda2 This ring is entirely made form wood found in the neighborhood and at the Oregon coast in Lincoln City. Materials and Tools Needed:1. Wood. a straight stick, at least an inch wide or more.2. Block plane. any hand or finger plane will do, it just depends on how much muscle you want to put into it...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:57:09 PST
Wood Burning (Map of Middle Earth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Map-of-Middle-Earth/
Wood Burning (Map of Middle Earth) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/KP88/I6DYWVZ8/FULKP88I6DYWVZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/KP88/I6DYWVZ8/FULKP88I6DYWVZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/KP88/I6DYWVZ8/FULKP88I6DYWVZ8.SMALL.jpg sir_ghattas Over the past week the absolute high was 30 degrees (Fahrenheit, it's a crappy scale, I know), that being said I wasn't overly anxious to work outside in my shop. So, I decided to do a Instructable all within the comfort of my warm room, and since I had just helped a friend wood burn a picture for h...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:43:57 PST
Wood And Penny Ring W/ Pallet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-And-Penny-Ring-W-Pallet-Box/
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By: ClenseYourPallet

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:05:56 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 HDPE is the plastic used in many household containers including gallon sized milk jugs. I made an Instructable a while back on the processing of HDPE using a blender and toaster oven. Well, I've been banned from touching the kitchen blender! So now I'm just rough cutting the plastic with a razor kni...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Concrete-Bar/
HomeMade Modern DIY Concrete Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/PYTW/I6C2KE0X/FA8PYTWI6C2KE0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/PYTW/I6C2KE0X/FA8PYTWI6C2KE0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/PYTW/I6C2KE0X/FA8PYTWI6C2KE0X.SMALL.jpg homemademodern This outdoor bar with a concrete countertop is a sturdy piece of outdoor furniture that serves as a nice place to sit and have a drink or as a food prep island. Concrete countertop slabs are pretty easy to make, but are quite heavy, so I recommend making this project near its final destination. This...
By: homemademodern

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:49:56 PST
Making a Wooden Guitar pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Gutair-pick/
Making a Wooden Guitar pick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/ZS3V/I6AVMZLA/FVPZS3VI6AVMZLA.SMALL.jpg CJStephens Music is very inspirational to me, I always have music playing in my shop when I am working, and in my room when I am blogging. And I love playing guitar. Playing music and writing songs is calming and relaxing in its own way, and is very enjoyable. When I play my guitar I do not like soft picks, ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:59:13 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cup-Kuksa/
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/STM9/I66CY4KW/FOSSTM9I66CY4KW.SMALL.jpg Corinbw I love kuksas and wooden cups so i was so excited when i saw the potential for one in a piece of elm i found after a trimming company trimmed a tree on main street.What you need:-Hatchet.-Drill.-Woodworking rotary files-Chisels or just a pocket knife.-Sandpaper-Epoxy (the cheapest kind will do)-Some...
By: Corinbw

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
Wood Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Wall/
Wood Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EHTB/I63F1BQB/FJ4EHTBI63F1BQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EHTB/I63F1BQB/FJ4EHTBI63F1BQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/EHTB/I63F1BQB/FJ4EHTBI63F1BQB.SMALL.jpg jessemckee This project was big and fun. The idea was to take a dull space in a long hallway and make it feel like it's own. The main feature is the wood wall, which can go into any setting. The basic structure of this wall can be done anywhere, not just a commercial building. I did something similar in my liv...
By: jessemckee

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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:13:01 PST
Making a burl bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-burl-bowl/
Making a burl bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/J8SX/I63F0C7C/FWCJ8SXI63F0C7C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/J8SX/I63F0C7C/FWCJ8SXI63F0C7C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/J8SX/I63F0C7C/FWCJ8SXI63F0C7C.SMALL.jpg CJStephens This is my first Instructable, so please forgive any of my mistakes. I recently Stumbled across a Burl here on the farm. I am pretty sure that it is elm, witch I do not like working with. But burls are normally quite hard so it did not matter much in the end. Tools Things you will need. rotary/...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:56:10 PST
My very first woodwork project http://www.instructables.com/id/My-very-first-woodwork-project/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 03:55:00 PST
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings-1/
Bentwood Rings with Stone Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/V25W/I6003UUL/FC7V25WI6003UUL.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts This is an easy bentwood ring making guide for ring bands & inlay. These rings are VERY strong miniature structures basically for wooden rings. Wood Wood is a natural source so every ring does come out slightly different looking each time because of wood grain patterns. Choosing which wood is bes...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:22:07 PST
Wood Fuel from Hedges - with John Whetman http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Fuel-from-Hedges-with-John-Whetman/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:44:08 PST
DIY Desk with Vinyl Flooring Top http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Desk-with-Vinyl-Flooring-Top/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:11:50 PST
Dual-Axis Turned Wood Solitaire http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Axis-Turned-Wood-Solitaire/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:58:10 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Ball-Without-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
IKEA Table with under-shelf storage http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Table-with-under-shelf-storage/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 18:05:50 PST
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Strong-Green-Egg-Table/
Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/G8V0/I5S2E4DZ/FP0G8V0I5S2E4DZ.SMALL.jpg jessemckee Technically, the main image shows that we didn't actually use a Green Egg, but another brand like it. But all ceramic grills like this will probably be called a Green Egg no matter what, just like we'll always call all tissue paper Kleenex.The main structure of this piece can also be used for so muc...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 PST