Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:18:42 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 07:59:13 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cup-Kuksa/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
Wood Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Wall/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:39:20 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Low-Cost-Furniture/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Curvy French Curves http://www.instructables.com/id/Curvy-French-Curves/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 15:34:11 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
Wood Burning: How to Draw and Burn Wood Drink Coasters and Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-How-to-Draw-and-Burn-Wood-Drink-Coast/
Wood Burning: How to Draw and Burn Wood Drink Coasters and Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/2QKW/I5MZ1UE2/FYJ2QKWI5MZ1UE2.SMALL.jpg cnathan In this Instructable, I will show you how to transfer an image to a piece of wood and burn the image using a wood burner. I burned the table back in December 2014 and I didn't take any before pics. The wood drink coasters were made within the past week. I cut the trees (maple I think) down last s...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 21:40:30 PST
Wood coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-coasters/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:38:18 PST
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-PencilPen-Holder/
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SMALL.jpg DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Architectural Mural Pyrography http://www.instructables.com/id/Architectural-Mural-Pyrography/
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By: MissionSRX

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 06:45:33 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Pallet Rubber Band Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Rubber-Band-Gun/
Pallet Rubber Band Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/1CYI/I5DSU1HS/FN21CYII5DSU1HS.SMALL.jpg ClenseYourPallet The rubber band gun is a classic toy. I have awesome memories of all the rubber band guns that my Dad made for me when I was young. They were always different styles made of different materials. I had so much fun pretending I was a cowboy, and from shooting my sisters.So when I saw a rubber band c...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:16:19 PST
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Stained-Wood-Top-with-Pipe-Dream-Legs-Desk/
Stained Wood Top with Pipe Dream Legs Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/6BHC/I5BRYSD8/FN96BHCI5BRYSD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/6BHC/I5BRYSD8/FN96BHCI5BRYSD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/6BHC/I5BRYSD8/FN96BHCI5BRYSD8.SMALL.jpg ASwacker This is a relatively simple and quick project to do. It took me less than a day (minus drying time of the top coat, but more on that soon) and I couldn't be more thrilled with it. All in all, expect to pay some good money for the pipes – mine cost around $150 total. I added a couple of extra steps t...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:13:02 PST
Improving an otherwise low precision woodworking drill jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Jig-improvement-Drill-Guide-Kit-61503-01-200/
Improving an otherwise low precision woodworking drill jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/0YMA/I5DS31SD/FGF0YMAI5DS31SD.SMALL.jpg clazman Even though this improvement was made a year ago, I thought I'd still present it here. This was purchased to drill accurate holes. Was I ever surprised. This drill jig is inadequate for drilling such holes.There is so much clearance between the housing and the bushings that location was poor and per...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:43:32 PST
LED Tracing Light Box (simple and awesome) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tracing-Light-Box-simple-and-awesome/
LED Tracing Light Box (simple and awesome) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/MKGW/I5BRV5HZ/FBQMKGWI5BRV5HZ.SMALL.jpg johannes87 If you're into traditional animation, a light box is something essential. Here I will show you how to make a simple and great LED Light Box that has also a nice tilt for a more comfortable drawing position.This is my first instructable and I've just thought of doing it right after I finished the pro...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:56:23 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-mobile-space-saving-work-bench/
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/14U5/I59VYV20/FOB14U5I59VYV20.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/14U5/I59VYV20/FOB14U5I59VYV20.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/14U5/I59VYV20/FOB14U5I59VYV20.SMALL.jpg ZombTech Hey there everyone my names Colter and i'm here to help you build an awesome space saving workbench that is also mobile. I would like to let you know that most of the instructions in here can either be adjusted to fit your area or the style you want. Like if you don't want doors on the front of it j...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:01:31 PST
Mid Century Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Mid-Century-Coffee-Table/
Mid Century Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JVXI/I55N1QJ9/FGAJVXII55N1QJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JVXI/I55N1QJ9/FGAJVXII55N1QJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/JVXI/I55N1QJ9/FGAJVXII55N1QJ9.SMALL.jpg jessemckee First, this design isn't necessarily my own. It's a common mid century design that I added some of my favorite details to. Mainly the box joinery. Sorry about the images being smaller, I only took these with my iPhone and updated my progress on Instagram a while back. My Instagram is @jessemckee if ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:04 PST
Rustic Beam Mantel and Corbels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Beam-Mantel-and-Corbels/
Rustic Beam Mantel and Corbels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/CJFE/I55MWX1P/F35CJFEI55MWX1P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/CJFE/I55MWX1P/F35CJFEI55MWX1P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/CJFE/I55MWX1P/F35CJFEI55MWX1P.SMALL.jpg rick.smith.90 So bear with me, this is the first instructable I've created, but I wanted to share my experience finishing and installing a large beam mantel on an existing stone fireplace. My challenges were how to ensure a solid and secure attachment to the fireplace itself and have the beam look like it had al...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:16:28 PST
Make a bathroom vanity out of an old dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bathroom-vanity-out-of-an-old-dresser/
Make a bathroom vanity out of an old dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VB7O/H2WELO17/FWUVB7OH2WELO17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VB7O/H2WELO17/FWUVB7OH2WELO17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/VB7O/H2WELO17/FWUVB7OH2WELO17.SMALL.jpg CaptainJester In this instructable I will show you how to make a bathroom vanity from an old dresser. What you need: Materials: Old dresser 5/8" thick MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) 5/8" this painted OSB (Oriented Strand Board) scrap wood pieces sandpaper leg levelers counter top sink faucet various wood screw...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 14:24:18 PDT
Palletable Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Palletable-Workbench/
Palletable Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/X7Y5/I53I1NNG/FJEX7Y5I53I1NNG.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I had a stack of pallets left over from laying sod this spring, and I've seen so many amazing things on Instructables built with them. So I figured "why not?" It would be my first pallet project and "it would be fun!" **Tools Needed:Hammer Nail Setter Vise-Grips Wood Glue Sandpaper / Sander (100,1...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:46:16 PST
A Pallet = a Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Pallet-a-Bench/
A Pallet = a Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QTJQ/I50XHJX9/FN4QTJQI50XHJX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QTJQ/I50XHJX9/FN4QTJQI50XHJX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/QTJQ/I50XHJX9/FN4QTJQI50XHJX9.SMALL.jpg redeemade The conversion of a EUR pallet into a bench is a simple operation, will cost you less of a euro and relatively short time . Conditions to achieve an ergonomic sitting are linked to its size. This instructable will help you to build a resistant, light, ergonomic, recycled, outdoors, easy assemble, ch...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:13:40 PST
The Hexachord, a Rotary Musical Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hexachord-a-Rotary-Musical-Instrument/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:19:30 PST
d2k loft bed http://www.instructables.com/id/d2k-loft-bed/
d2k loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1UI1/I50X3APE/FGE1UI1I50X3APE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1UI1/I50X3APE/FGE1UI1I50X3APE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1UI1/I50X3APE/FGE1UI1I50X3APE.SMALL.jpg ddkto Our family recently grew from 4 people to 5, and that meant the kids had to play musical beds. The new baby got the crib, her big brother moved up to his big sister's bed, and therefore big sister needed a brand new bed! We decided on a loft bed, since the older two now share a room, but we weren't ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:40:49 PST
Candle Polish Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Candle-Polish-Wood/
Candle Polish Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/RR21/I50XDD24/F4XRR21I50XDD24.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng My bathroom was designed with the towel rack as far as possible from the shower. I placed a couple hooks near by to fix that. Over time the hooks worked loose. They still did the job but looked awful. With some poplar and a candle I made it nice again. A few great things about doing a candle finish:...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:34:39 PST
INCREASE THE SIZE OF YOUR WOOD http://www.instructables.com/id/INCREASE-THE-SIZE-OF-YOUR-WOOD/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:47:10 PST
Olive Wood iPhone 6 Plus Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Wood-iPhone-6-Plus-Stand/
Olive Wood iPhone 6 Plus Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/F967/I4YTSDLJ/F3KF967I4YTSDLJ.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I wanted a quick and simple project to try out my brand new Evolution Mitre Saw. I decided to make a stand for my iPhone because it could be done almost solely on the mitre saw with only a couple of other tools to finnish it off. I made more than one because it didnt take much more time to do it.I d...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:33:58 PST
Skyrim Wood Carved Weapons http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Wood-Carved-Weapons/
Skyrim Wood Carved Weapons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/9RT6/I4ZHKWW6/F4W9RT6I4ZHKWW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/9RT6/I4ZHKWW6/F4W9RT6I4ZHKWW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/9RT6/I4ZHKWW6/F4W9RT6I4ZHKWW6.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Skyrims iron war axe and iron sword recreated out of wood. To scale... More or less. Only cost about $10 for a piece of knotty pine shelf board, a small can of dark walnut stain, and can of clear coat of varethane. Template First make the templates. Found online and printed out on multiple sheets...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:07:32 PST
Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burner/
Wood Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/6AXD/I4WYZ3L3/FM96AXDI4WYZ3L3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/6AXD/I4WYZ3L3/FM96AXDI4WYZ3L3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/6AXD/I4WYZ3L3/FM96AXDI4WYZ3L3.SMALL.jpg throughthehaze Hello fellow makers, I thought I'd start sharing my adventures in my shed with you, and so here is my Instructable on this weeks project, which is a burner for my woodshop.....I started with an old expansion vessel ( one of two I pulled out of a skip a few years ago), A huge cast Iron pan, given to ...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:19:52 PST
Plank Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plank-Planter/
Plank Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/PB34/I4SCXXRW/FM1PB34I4SCXXRW.SMALL.jpg plkap74 This simple window sill planter was a great introduction to using a hole saw as well as my first introduction to trying to care for plants. It cost around $10 for the wood and pots (enough for making two of the planters pictured) and only took an hour or so to make! And most of that time was spent t...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:25:14 PST
Stylish Pen Knife of upcycled bamboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Pen-Knife-of-upcycled-bamboo/
Stylish Pen Knife of upcycled bamboo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QT1Y/I4UGJ2IZ/FMXQT1YI4UGJ2IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QT1Y/I4UGJ2IZ/FMXQT1YI4UGJ2IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QT1Y/I4UGJ2IZ/FMXQT1YI4UGJ2IZ.SMALL.jpg ffrisell Hello again! This is a short Instructable on how to to make a stylish pen knife for your work place. It takes about 5-6 hours (not counting drying time for glue). Fairly easy -the do or die part is the final sanding and polishing .Material needed: thin pieces of bamboo, small pieces of black or red ...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:27:00 PST
Tension Series - Floating Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Tension-Series-Floating-Bed/
Tension Series - Floating Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/NGZB/I4SCWX98/F4MNGZBI4SCWX98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/NGZB/I4SCWX98/F4MNGZBI4SCWX98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/NGZB/I4SCWX98/F4MNGZBI4SCWX98.SMALL.jpg barclay5426 Not being a fan of mass produced Ikea furniture boringness, I decided I was going to make myself a bed frame. And if I'm going to design and make something myself, I'll do my best to make it something unique and interesting!I set out to design a bed frame that gave the illusion it was floating, to ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:18:35 PST