Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:44:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Jurassic Park Gate Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-Park-Gate-Headboard/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:21:36 PDT
Wood Pallet Mini Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Pallet-Mini-Bar/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 13:50:43 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
How-To: Customize Your Compost Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Compost-Bin/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 08:06:07 PDT
Repurposed pallets into gun cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurposed-pallets-into-gun-cabinet/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:30:59 PST
How to Forge a Khopesh http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Forge-a-Khopesh/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 19:55:00 PDT
Tree trunk trivet (for starters or kids) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-trunk-trivet-for-starters-or-kids/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 10:09:38 PDT
Powerful laminated wood slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-laminated-wood-slingshot/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:06:26 PDT
Wooden Travel Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Travel-Mug/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 16:52:38 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Bookcase Shelves That Do Not Sag http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Shelves-That-Do-Not-Sag/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2009 20:26:04 PDT
How To Turn a Log into a Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Turn-a-Log-into-a-Mallet/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:50 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
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/
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZGBM/I7OLFZK6/FQDZGBMI7OLFZK6.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Link in case video don't show up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJXxRo-36n0Veneer is a really fun material to work with, regardless if you're doing marquetry or using it for other kinds of crafting. However, often enough you'll find veneer that you intend to use being bubbly, curved, warped or oth...
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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/
Heirloom Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee This project is going to be fairly detailed on a number of fronts. The Design The Build Engraving Letters The FinishHope you are able to get something out of this and I'd love to see what you build.Let's begin. The Design For this project, the client wanted a chest that can hold memories and be p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 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
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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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/
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/GDBC/I74N7JGZ/FJ2GDBCI74N7JGZ.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this knife to chop up ground meat in the pan while cooking.It's made from a sycamore branch. Sycamore has a nice, closed grain that is suitable for food utensils. I have also made spoons and other things from various logs that I've collected over the years. The Tools The main tools I used ...
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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/
Wood LED Logo Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/Q200/I6WDKCYA/FSFQ200I6WDKCYA.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this sign to go on a wall in an entryway of our building. The wood is from old pallets, a 2x4 and some scrap plywood. I've broken down several pallets over the past few weeks and there's all kinds of species of wood in there. Oak, poplar, pine and a couple others that the tannins in wood made...
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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/
Wooden Test Tube Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/0NA6/I6RT07VO/FIV0NA6I6RT07VO.SMALL.jpg asergeeva For my first project in the amazing Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop, I wanted to tackle my fear of wood shop power tools (those table saws!). With a few test tubes laying around and a serious flower obsession, I decided to make a wooden test tube vase. Materials: Wood (I used oak originally cut into four 1...
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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/
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/0QR4/I6QD3RY2/FI70QR4I6QD3RY2.SMALL.jpg Didemx Hello Fellow Instructablers; Being a fanatical and devoted fisherman, i decided that i needed a personalized tackle box. After spending an enormous time online looking for the perfect vintage style tackle box, i came up empty. I had two options, either settle on your typical plastic casing boxes or ...
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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/
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
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
Recycle a chair into a stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/IQUQ/I6NI907D/F0JIQUQI6NI907D.SMALL.jpg Amaries Make a brand new stool out of old chairs. See how it's works How it all started In the basement of the school where I work, I found a bunch of old chairs ready to be disposed. That would be a waste of material so I took the wooden parts and made a brand new stool. The seat is fixed with bolt and ...
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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/
Making Your Own Branding Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/K9F9/I6NI9B1T/FD8K9F9I6NI9B1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/K9F9/I6NI9B1T/FD8K9F9I6NI9B1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/K9F9/I6NI9B1T/FD8K9F9I6NI9B1T.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever The video link, in case it doesn't show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yo6hWKTo-gWhat is more awesome than burning your mark into something? Not much, I can tell you that! Watch the video and follow this instructable for instructions on how to make your own custom branding iron.MaterialsWoodSteel...
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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/
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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/
Wood And Penny Ring W/ Pallet Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/GCWF/I6C2LRGV/FOJGCWFI6C2LRGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/GCWF/I6C2LRGV/FOJGCWFI6C2LRGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/GCWF/I6C2LRGV/FOJGCWFI6C2LRGV.SMALL.jpg ClenseYourPallet I love making rings. It's so rewarding to make a beautiful piece and then see the reaction you get when you give it to someone you love. When I saw the ring contest I knew I wanted to do something different than I have done before. I have been making bent wood rings for a while and I love how they t...
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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