Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:40:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Crossbow Plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossbow-Plans/
Crossbow Plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6EZ8/GLE1RNGC/F6E6EZ8GLE1RNGC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6EZ8/GLE1RNGC/F6E6EZ8GLE1RNGC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/6EZ8/GLE1RNGC/F6E6EZ8GLE1RNGC.SMALL.jpg bwool1 These are some old DIY crossbow plans from the 1945 edition of "The Boy Mechanic". Some of it is outdated, but I'm sure there is a way to fix that. :) The metal on the front of the smaller crossbow could be replaced with something else, such as a thick strip of plastic. Anyway, I just thought this m...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 08:52:37 PDT
DIY Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coffee-Table-3/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:34:19 PDT
Wooden Penny Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Penny-Board/
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 13:07:10 PDT
Intro to Chip Carving http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Chip-Carving/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 04:37:16 PDT
Dead Edge End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dead-Edge-End-Table/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:07:17 PDT
Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Woodshop-Pre-filter-aka-Cyclone-for-8/
Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SMALL.jpg _diyMATT If you spent any time cutting wood you know how annoying it is to clean out your Shop Vac all the time since it get's clogged up with wood just as fast as your lungs do. There are many options to fix the issue, ranging from the dirt cheap to not so bad to "I'M RICH, BEOTCH!!! solutions. I tried to...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:05:23 PDT
Make a Break Action Shotgun From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Break-Action-Shotgun-From-Scratch/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 02:47:09 PDT
Solar kiln - with solar panel and revised for correct air circulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-kiln/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:53:36 PDT
Veneer Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Veneer-Lamp-1/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:23:06 PDT
Cabinet Maker's Vise Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabinet-Makers-Vise-Installation/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:07:55 PDT
Cheap Grill upgrade... No it will not catch fire!!! ;) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Grill-Upgrade/
Cheap Grill upgrade... No it will not catch fire!!! ;) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/B8BP/IT22LG5M/FU0B8BPIT22LG5M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/B8BP/IT22LG5M/FU0B8BPIT22LG5M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/B8BP/IT22LG5M/FU0B8BPIT22LG5M.SMALL.jpg ALEX_HOLAND A funn way to upgrade a cheap grill.Update for those who are concern about that may catch on fire.This is the third one that I make, the space is enough in the border, and if its true that may catch fire, the ones that already made only get a Little brownish in the internal border.Thanks for your co...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18:24:56 PDT
Buying and Maintaining a 20 year old bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Maintaining-a-20-Year-Old-Bandsaw/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 06:31:47 PDT
Secret Wood Rings DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Wood-Rings-DIY/
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:16:49 PDT
Futuristic Sanding Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuristic-Sanding-Board/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 09:06:19 PDT
Bentwood Rings best tutorial online http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings-best-tutorial-online/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
Segmented Log Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Log-Lamp/
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 07:37:59 PDT
Outfeed Table for Dewalt Table Saw for $10 (includes plans) http://www.instructables.com/id/Outfeed-Table-for-Dewalt-Table-Saw-for-10-includes/
Outfeed Table for Dewalt Table Saw for $10 (includes plans) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/QHQQ/IB4AKAER/F6VQHQQIB4AKAER.SMALL.jpg pcollins12 The most popular table saw on Amazon (as of June 15) is the Dewalt DW series. It's a compact, great contractors table saw. But it really needs an outfeed table to catch the cut lumber.I wanted an outfeed table which: attached to the table was really easy to put on and take off folded down flat for ...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:56:43 PDT
Caradonna Coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Caradonna-Coffee-Table/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 10:30:48 PDT
Saw Knife and Leather Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Knife-and-Leather-Sheath/
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:20:26 PDT
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
Home Defense Mace http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Defense-Mace/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16:33:37 PDT
Bandsaw Box With Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-With-Pencil-Holder/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:23:07 PDT
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/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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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/
Paint Realistic Faux Wood Grain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/URMP/GWOH3MKB/FDBURMPGWOH3MKB.SMALL.jpg chrisorr This instructable demonstrates how to create a realistic painted wood grain.  This application was on a banister but could be used on many surfaces. Enjoy!
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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/
How to Make a Mug out of Scrap Hard Wood Flooring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/EEUY/IPWX3E9Z/FSBEEUYIPWX3E9Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/EEUY/IPWX3E9Z/FSBEEUYIPWX3E9Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/EEUY/IPWX3E9Z/FSBEEUYIPWX3E9Z.SMALL.jpg sir_ghattas So, for the longest time I've been wanting to make something out of beautiful hard wood flooring left over from my Uncle's house, and I hated to see perfectly good hard wood go to waste. I decided to make a stein after watching a bunch of videos about making tree branch mugs, and I liked the idea an...
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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/
Transparent Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/50ED/IQDZVWYB/F3K50EDIQDZVWYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/50ED/IQDZVWYB/F3K50EDIQDZVWYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/50ED/IQDZVWYB/F3K50EDIQDZVWYB.SMALL.jpg blorgggg Make strong and CLEAR composite materials with natural wood! Get all the strength of wood without all that darn opacity getting in your way! I figured out a quick and simple recipe with some cheap ingredients you can do right at home! Build wooden windows, or clear, wood cell-phone cases!This video ...
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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
Stun Your Friends With These Handmade Harry Potter Wands! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stun-Your-Friends-With-These-Handmade-Harry-Potter/
Stun Your Friends With These Handmade Harry Potter Wands! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 If you've read Harry Potter, or at least seen the movies, then you know that a wizard's wand is a very important tool. You also know that wizards and witches have some level of attachment to their wands, and perhaps vice versa, as "the wand chooses the wizard." I'm no wizard, but I like making thing...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:22:13 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/
Laminated Wood Bicycle Mudguards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/0W5E/GE7LEUCL/F1L0W5EGE7LEUCL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/0W5E/GE7LEUCL/F1L0W5EGE7LEUCL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/0W5E/GE7LEUCL/F1L0W5EGE7LEUCL.SMALL.jpg adie.mitchell This instructable will teach you how to make a set of beautiful wooden mudguards/fenders for your bicycle. Its a work in progress. I will finish the mud guards in the next week or so, updating as i go along. My inspiration came from this guy. Earlier this year, i built a bamboo bike from this ins...
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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/
Build a very simple desk with only a Dremel (and a screwdriver) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/CMX5/H2MYIS3S/FEECMX5H2MYIS3S.SMALL.jpg akcook You can build a desk with limited experience and only a Dremel, and a screwdriver.  A hardware store should be able to cut your wood. I wanted to replace my desk with a much larger wooden one.  I have almost no building skills and am surprised this desk hasn't fallen over yet.  This is inspired by ...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:22:32 PDT
Pallet wood Lounge Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/pallet-wood-armchair/
Pallet wood Lounge Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/28C5/IDYPA7TB/FF228C5IDYPA7TB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/28C5/IDYPA7TB/FF228C5IDYPA7TB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/28C5/IDYPA7TB/FF228C5IDYPA7TB.SMALL.jpg cjose maria wooden chair made of pallets with 3 differents backrest position 90, 75, 65 degrees. EASY and QUICK to make.what you need is: pallets handsaw hammer screwdriver chainsaw wood file sandpaper drill screws for wood screw nut cloves wood glue Disassemble the pallet To remove the pallet y...
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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/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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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