Instructables: exploring - workshop - wood - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 May 2015 19:46:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 $40 Backyard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Backyard-Chair/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:49 PDT
Kerf Cutting Timber http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerf-Cutting-Timber/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:11:03 PDT
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-grill-hack-Build-a-platform-for-your-grill/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:41:40 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Ring/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:15:30 PDT
Folding Extension Cord Organizer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Extension-Cord-Organizer/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 08:27:23 PDT
Grill and Smoker Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Grill-and-Smoker-Table/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 12:26:26 PDT
Living Room Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-Workbench/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 10:19:06 PDT
Leaf Spring to Gurkha Khukri http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-Spring-to-Gurkha-Khukri/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 20:07:31 PDT
Simple Wooden Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wooden-Lamp/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:17:05 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Edison lamp in a bell jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-lamp-in-a-bell-jar/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 14:41:18 PDT
Make a Kalimba (thumb piano) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Kalimba-thumb-piano/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:25:28 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Nail Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Bottle-Opener/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:25:20 PDT
Folding Project Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Project-Table/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:26:12 PDT
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Laser-Alignment-Tool/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:54 PDT
Make your own Sanding Mop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Sanding-Mop/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:11:30 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
GlitterBoard http://www.instructables.com/id/GlitterBoard/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:55 PDT
Rain Barrel Stand and Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Rain-Barrel-Stand-and-Installation/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:03:13 PDT
Wooden Carved Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-skull/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 11:39:38 PDT
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
Hairpinned Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Hairpinned-Table/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 19:00:17 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SMALL.jpg emilescharneck This is an instructable for a simple pallet wood bench that can be completed within an hour. It also serves as a good foundation to build upon if you are looking for something a little more complex. Add some lumbar support, arm rests or a nice paint job to refine this simple design! Please enjoy! ...
By: emilescharneck

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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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By: ProfHankD

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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/
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/NJ6J/I7SVUFJZ/F1KNJ6JI7SVUFJZ.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets When I fist set out to make a slingshot, I didn't know where to start. What do I make it out of? How do I make it? What shape should it be? Through out this instructable I will explain and show you what to do and how to do it. I am also trying something new, to make this palmshot using as little han...
By: Kyleluvspets

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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
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Floorbed-with-a-Bookcase-and-a-secret-compartment/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:14 PDT
Forked Claw Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Forked-Claw-Hammer/
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By: ProfMuggs

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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...
By: Switch and Lever

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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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By: torx

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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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By: Jordan Porritt

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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/
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/D9OG/I7KB5HZV/FO7D9OGI7KB5HZV.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX One of my first wood projects ever was a small carving of a Celtic knot that I pulled from Wood Magazine (Aug 95: Tanglewood Fireball Pendant). At the time I only had access to a scroll saw and a Dremel so it seemed to fit my skills perfectly. Although I went in several different directions with my ...
By: MissionSRX

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:25 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/X2KI/I7IVQIA1/FCEX2KII7IVQIA1.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
By: mtairymd

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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/
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For many beginning woodworkers, the dilemma of whether to buy a fixed or plunge router (and when/why to use one over the other) can be confusing. For most projects, a fixed router will take care of the job handily, but there are times when a plunge router is helpful or necessary. Purchasing a comb...
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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/
Car part chess set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SMALL.jpg TuftyFall0 This is the chess set i made for my senior project it started out as a bunch of old car parts that had no purpose and was destined to be scraped. So i decided to give them a second chance at life and turned them into a usable furniture decor peace. The whole project is rather bolted or welded togeth...
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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/
4' Midcentury-Style Plant Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/RTLQ/I7CCLIDX/FFERTLQI7CCLIDX.SMALL.jpg SwansonDesign This Instructable will show you how to construct a simple midcentury-style bench from materials available at your home improvement store. I could only find the tapered legs at Menard's, but you might find them at such places as Home Depot in your area. You should be able to build this bench for arou...
By: SwansonDesign

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:17:48 PDT