Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:14:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 All in One Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-One-Work-Bench/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:39:08 PDT
Large dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-dining-table/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Dining Room Table from Reclaimed Wall Studs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-Room-Table-From-Reclaimed-Wall-Studs/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:27:00 PDT
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Weathered-Magnetic-Bottle-Opener/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:58:53 PDT
DIY - Scissor Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scissor-Lift-1/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:44:28 PDT
42oz Wooden Beer Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/42oz-Wooden-Beer-Mug/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:00:40 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
How to Make a Cryptex http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cryptex-2/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 07:31:32 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Stop Motion Puppet Pt. 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Motion-Puppet-Pt.-1/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2008 19:09:16 PDT
Band Saw Log Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Log-Sled/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:41:42 PST
Wood Knife Block with Copper Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Knife-Block-With-Copper-Frame/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:15:54 PDT
Restoring An Antique Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Antique-Drawknife/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:58:45 PST
How to Salvage Old Barn Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Salvage-Old-Barn-Wood/
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Mon, 7 Jan 2008 10:20:27 PST
Paint Realistic Faux Wood Grain http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Realistic-Faux-Wood-Grain/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 07:32:23 PST
How to Make a Mug out of Scrap Hard Wood Flooring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mug-Out-of-Scrap-Hard-Wood-Flooring/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:37:25 PDT
An Unconventional Beer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Unconventional-Beer-Caddy/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:32:33 PDT
Transparent Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Wood/
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 09:29:08 PDT
Refinish an Antique Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-Antique-Rocking-Chair/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:45:32 PDT
The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Woodburning http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Absolute-Beginners-Guide-to-Woodburning/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 12:24:50 PDT
Laminated Wood Bicycle Mudguards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminated-Wood-Bicycle-Mudguards/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 10:59:30 PDT
Build a very simple desk with only a Dremel (and a screwdriver) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-very-simple-desk-with-only-a-Dremel-and-a/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:22:32 PDT
Pallet wood Lounge Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-wood-armchair/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:19:06 PDT
Gun Rack from Reclaimed Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Gun-Rack-from-Reclaimed-Pallet-Wood/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 23:24:43 PST
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
How to make a pair of bellows http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pair-of-bellows/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:07:35 PST
How To Remove A Stripped Screw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-A-Striped-Screw/
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:37:25 PDT
Removing Black Stains in Wood Furniture With Oxalic Acid http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-Black-Stains-in-Wood-Furniture-With-Oxali/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:37:51 PDT
Retro Inspired Phone Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Inspired-Phone-Dock/
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Thu, 26 May 2016 10:07:04 PDT
How to build a Medieval Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Medieval-Dining-Room-Set/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 06:53:25 PDT
Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe-Using-Scrap-Wood/
Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SMALL.jpg jakeb191 I've always wanted a wood lathe to turn pens and other small objects but I've never been able to justify the money over other things in my long list of projects. One day I decided that I could still have a lathe without spending $200 on a Harbor Freight one. Luckily I took pictures during...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:10:50 PDT
Quick and Easy Mitered Box with a Lid - I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Mitered-Box-with-a-Lid-I-made-it-/
Quick and Easy Mitered Box with a Lid - I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/SD4D/H19RQPO1/FYFSD4DH19RQPO1.SMALL.jpg wisegye This simple technique requires no fasteners and yeilds a box with a perfectly fitted lid.  The mitered corners are quick and easy and the glued assembly requires no fasteners.  Use this technique for making jewelry boxes from pre-veneered MDF or any solid wood from pine to exotic hardwood. It is als...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 23:27:06 PDT
Oxidize Wood Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxidize-Wood-Stain/
Oxidize Wood Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PRP4/HHJOKKB3/FA7PRP4HHJOKKB3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PRP4/HHJOKKB3/FA7PRP4HHJOKKB3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/PRP4/HHJOKKB3/FA7PRP4HHJOKKB3.SMALL.jpg DriaAtDio Super easy stain that makes your wood look weathered. You will need Vinegar and Steel Wool (tea or coffee is optional I'm not joking!) that's it! Tear up some steel wool and put it in a glass jar then fill with white vinegar, let it sit for 24 hours then you can stain away.  You can also use coffe...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 13:25:59 PDT
Hard Wood or Soft Wood? http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Wood-or-Soft-Wood%3f/
Hard Wood or Soft Wood? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/4PI0/F1OABPBA/F9X4PI0F1OABPBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/4PI0/F1OABPBA/F9X4PI0F1OABPBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/4PI0/F1OABPBA/F9X4PI0F1OABPBA.SMALL.jpg jesse.hensel Use your fingernail to tell the difference between hard and soft wood. Hard woods are useful for making sturdy long-lasting constructions and produce more heat when burnt. Soft woods are light, easy to shape and are useful for making objects that float or fly. Is the wood your are using suitable for...
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Mon, 14 May 2007 13:45:37 PDT
Build a $40 headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-40-headboard/
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:23:11 PST
Wood Bed Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Wooden-Plane/
Wood Bed Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DGMU/IM5WMSWO/FKFDGMUIM5WMSWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DGMU/IM5WMSWO/FKFDGMUIM5WMSWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DGMU/IM5WMSWO/FKFDGMUIM5WMSWO.SMALL.jpg Phil B I needed a hand plane, but had none where I am. I also had long thought about making a wood bed plane. But, I did not want to make one with exotic woods or exotic tools, and I did not want to spend a lot of time making it,Materials 3/4" plywood 5/16" hardwood dowel rod Plane blade Drywall screws...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 19:45:28 PDT
Gandalf's Pipe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalfs-Pipe/
Gandalf's Pipe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/T8HN/HRI98418/FHJT8HNHRI98418.SMALL.jpg bcelik1 Gandalf's Pipe If you have some spare pipeweed and some tools lying around, make this easy churchwarden pipe and fashion it like a man from the middle earth. You may sew yourself a cape or a robe too to give the full nerd effect. Batteries not included. Materials: Fire resistant and nontoxic ...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 18:36:27 PST
Wood box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-box-1/
Wood box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/OH3P/ICE1WEVQ/F5OOH3PICE1WEVQ.SMALL.jpg yehong Make a wood box Preparation Select a suitable wood for box, I used walnut wood. Remove the wood for box Use proper tool to remove wood. Make the box cover Use proper tools to make the box cover Clean and make detail Use sand paper to process the box surface.
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:59:33 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://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
wooden beer crate http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-beer-crate/
wooden beer crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LR2X/GS3BE1F1/FQZLR2XGS3BE1F1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LR2X/GS3BE1F1/FQZLR2XGS3BE1F1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/LR2X/GS3BE1F1/FQZLR2XGS3BE1F1.SMALL.jpg André B I made this beer crate with some whitewood i took from a pallet. The size is 44cm x 26cm x 26cm. hammering The planks are 1,5 cm thick The sizes of the planks are. 4 of 44x11 2 of 41x11 4 of 26x5 4 of 23x11 I used some old rusty nails to hammer it together and drove the nails a bit into the wood....
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 09:51:31 PDT
Wooden Karambit http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Karambit/
Wooden Karambit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/ZZ3N/IFLGE08J/FDLZZ3NIFLGE08J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/ZZ3N/IFLGE08J/FDLZZ3NIFLGE08J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/ZZ3N/IFLGE08J/FDLZZ3NIFLGE08J.SMALL.jpg Dzefri This is tutorial on how to make your own wooden knife, or in this case karambit. Get A Template And Print It Cutting Cut and glue the template to the wood then cut wood and glue parts. Painting I am using a spray. More Painting Finishing Touches I did this with nail polish.
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 06:45:06 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg https://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
3D Head Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Head-Lamp/
3D Head Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/DR95/IJBU18P0/FITDR95IJBU18P0.SMALL.jpg FSLASER You will need:Wood 1/8"Acrylic 1/8"LED Strip 4"BatterySoldering IronSwitchSolderGlue Laser cut Begin by laser cutting your pieces.We're using the FSL Hobby Laser.The "Base" file includes two parts. This will make the solid and the hollow pieces to stack. Cut along the red lines and engrave on t...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:54:09 PST
Wooden Lunchbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Lunchbox/
Wooden Lunchbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/2MFC/IM6JBBT8/FR92MFCIM6JBBT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/2MFC/IM6JBBT8/FR92MFCIM6JBBT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/2MFC/IM6JBBT8/FR92MFCIM6JBBT8.SMALL.jpg FlahertyS For the better part of a year, I had been carrying my lunch into work in a plastic grocery bag. This would not do so I started looking into lunch boxes that would fit my style, and being unable to find anything I liked online, I decided to make my own... After all, everything is better when its mad...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 23:31:30 PDT
DIY Laser Engraving http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Engraving/
DIY Laser Engraving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3SEM/INPVZEJS/FBF3SEMINPVZEJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3SEM/INPVZEJS/FBF3SEMINPVZEJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/3SEM/INPVZEJS/FBF3SEMINPVZEJS.SMALL.jpg Aviv Mussali As manufacturing electronics became much cheaper, more technologies are more accessible for makers, enabling us to be able to create anything we would like. One of the things I am more passionate about is laser engraving. I made a little research before I decided which technology I would like to use...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 09:54:45 PDT
Firepit Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Firepit-Table/
Firepit Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/5NXL/IGGYC34Z/FK35NXLIGGYC34Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/5NXL/IGGYC34Z/FK35NXLIGGYC34Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/5NXL/IGGYC34Z/FK35NXLIGGYC34Z.SMALL.jpg zyonchaos So imagine the scene it is March in England and you have decided to throw a BBQ with a few friends from work, it has been an unseasonably warm month so you feel pretty safe in doing this. Just in case you have some spiced apple juice ready to be seasoned with a hint of rum in case it gets nippy!Unsu...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 19:38:09 PST
Diy Pallet Dining Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Pallet-Dining-Table/
Diy Pallet Dining Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/8BAW/HWNU8M2Z/FEQ8BAWHWNU8M2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/8BAW/HWNU8M2Z/FEQ8BAWHWNU8M2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/8BAW/HWNU8M2Z/FEQ8BAWHWNU8M2Z.SMALL.jpg HOMEmade MAKEOVERS The story behind this table is pretty much similar to most of the items I made, but I have special feelings for it as that was the very first piece of furniture that I've ever made. It's been made of this massive pallet dumped in the garden long time ago and nearly forgotten. When I first found it, ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 03:27:46 PDT
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-replacement-axe-or-hatchet-handle/
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SMALL.jpg cerberustugowar While visiting my Grandparents in the Prairies of Canada, I came across one of my Grandpa's old hewing hatchet heads.  Of course he had it in the scrap metal pile to get sold for 5 cents, but I picked it up and told him I was going to use it.  He said I was lucky I was his Grandson, or he would of w...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:43:18 PDT
Woodworking clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-clamps/
Woodworking clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SMALL.jpg Roninofthewest Okay, I finally got a camera, I finally got the time, and now I can finally post my first instructable. This may be a little difficult for newest of woodworkers, but for those that passed high-school shop class with a B average this shouldn't be to hard. This is a great project for anyone who wants ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:58:19 PDT
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hot-Glue-Mallet-Rubber-Hammer-DIY-Wo/
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Why would I buy a Rubber Mallet? Why should I pay almost $10 for a small piece of rubber and a handle?Well, I can make one with several sticks of Hot-Glue!In my experiments, A Rubber Mallet is even BETTER than a Wooden Mallet for Chisel-work. Keep this in mind, Fellow Woodworkers! ;)This project was...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:23:24 PDT