Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - plywood - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:56:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a simple Height Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Height-Gauge/
How to make a simple Height Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/KGCM/ISCBD9JP/FO7KGCMISCBD9JP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/KGCM/ISCBD9JP/FO7KGCMISCBD9JP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/KGCM/ISCBD9JP/FO7KGCMISCBD9JP.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork Hello everyone. While I was working on a project I realized I could really use a height gauge for my router bits and discs, so I've decided to make one based on commercially available ones using my digital caliper. You can download the Plans for free here.Video for mobile devices. Easy to assemble...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 03:37:15 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
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
How To Make A Plywood Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plywood-Mallet/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:49:43 PDT
Newspaper Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Stand/
Newspaper Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/Q6LH/IRXSVNH9/FY5Q6LHIRXSVNH9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/Q6LH/IRXSVNH9/FY5Q6LHIRXSVNH9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/Q6LH/IRXSVNH9/FY5Q6LHIRXSVNH9.SMALL.jpg ThomasJ1 A friend of mine who works for one of the local newspaper asked me if I wanted to make a few stands for them to replace their old wire racks. The requirements for the new stand were the following: Sturdy Elegant Heavy Tall Needs to display the news at eye level Needs advertising on side...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:54:11 PDT
Walkway Welcome Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Walkway-Welcome-Sign/
Walkway Welcome Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/2T47/IRO0LUVV/FEJ2T47IRO0LUVV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/2T47/IRO0LUVV/FEJ2T47IRO0LUVV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/2T47/IRO0LUVV/FEJ2T47IRO0LUVV.SMALL.jpg amackay Another one of my late Great Uncle's creations, this cheerful little birdie is always there to provide a welcome greeting to anyone who walks up to your door. When it's time for your guests to leave, he's there again to say a cheerful 'Good-Bye" .This whimsical little sign is made from bits of scra...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 15:10:26 PDT
Cow & Bull Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Cow-Bull-Garden-Ornament/
Cow & Bull Garden Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZIEP/IR9E8Z7M/F30ZIEPIR9E8Z7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZIEP/IR9E8Z7M/F30ZIEPIR9E8Z7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/ZIEP/IR9E8Z7M/F30ZIEPIR9E8Z7M.SMALL.jpg amackay I had a Great Uncle who was what people would consider a bit of a folk artist.He would make little whimsical creations from bits of scrap wood and put them together with very basic wood working tools and some paint.My Great Uncle passed away many years ago, but I found my self very fortunate to hav...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 17:35:52 PDT
DIY TRIANGLE SHELVES < $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-TRIANGLE-SHELVES-20/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 21:20:58 PDT
REMIX: Plywood Drink Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Plywood-Drink-Coasters/
REMIX: Plywood Drink Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D2BP/IMUTPF98/FLBD2BPIMUTPF98.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D2BP/IMUTPF98/FLBD2BPIMUTPF98.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/D2BP/IMUTPF98/FLBD2BPIMUTPF98.SMALL.jpg FlahertyS The other night, while browsing Instructables, I came across this one by Tom Howbridge: http://www.instructables.com/id/PLYWOOD-DRINK-COAS...After glancing at my drink sweating on top of a newspaper, I thought I would give his idea a try. I used slightly different materials and processes than Tom, s...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 21:02:58 PDT
Making Scrapwood coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Pattern-Scrap-Wood-Coffee-Table/
Making Scrapwood coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/I7VO/IMQDANLT/FUTI7VOIMQDANLT.SMALL.jpg Robglacier Don't feel like reading? check out the above video showing an overview of the build process.If you're still with us and would like to make this, the following steps will walk you through the process and the lessons I learned along the way. Measure and Mark The triangle pattern is 2D representatio...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:51:09 PDT
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations I built this guitar from wood I pulled from a dumpster, as the title suggests, and used mostly hand tools. I did use two power tools, a drill and a dremel.It took me over a month to make, spending on average about 8-10 hours a day on it. I am including many pictures in this guide, just in case my de...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
The Atari Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Atari-Stool/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:31:07 PST
Plywood IPhone Stand - Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-IPhone-Stand-Dock/
Plywood IPhone Stand - Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7U34/IL6XGR2Z/FB27U34IL6XGR2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7U34/IL6XGR2Z/FB27U34IL6XGR2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/7U34/IL6XGR2Z/FB27U34IL6XGR2Z.SMALL.jpg WoodwerxWoodworking Being a Husband and a Dad doesn't leave a lot of free time after the full time work week ends, but when I do find time I head into the workshop. My part time woodworking home based business is Woodwerx in Maple Ridge, BC, Canada. The wife does a pretty good job of sending me to the basement because...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 16:18:28 PST
Mustang Pony Wall art http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustang-Pony-Wall-Art/
Mustang Pony Wall art - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/OO5V/IL5I6RO0/F64OO5VIL5I6RO0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/OO5V/IL5I6RO0/F64OO5VIL5I6RO0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F64/OO5V/IL5I6RO0/F64OO5VIL5I6RO0.SMALL.jpg davethewoodworker In this instructable, I will show you how to make a Mustang Pony cutout to hang on your wall.You will need:JigsawJigsaw Scrollsaw BladeCabinet Grade PlywoodPaperPrinterPencil or penMinwax ConditionerMinwax Stain ( your choice)Minwax Clear SealerD ring hangers (2)3/8" long screws We need a picture ...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 09:52:52 PST
Portable Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop/
Portable Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork A Portable Workshop for those of you that don't have much space or a compact cabinet you can carry all your stuff to work in other locations.I wanted it to keep it as small as possible for those of you that don't have much space or your car and tools share the same place. It has wheels so it can be ...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:15:37 PST
Pier 9 Guide: How to use the panel saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-Guide-How-to-Use-the-Panel-Saw/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:33:23 PST
Woodturning A Plywood Cigar Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-a-Plywood-Cigar-Pen/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 20:51:31 PST
Little Wooden Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Wooden-Chest/
Little Wooden Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UKFB/IKJ8IF79/FJAUKFBIKJ8IF79.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UKFB/IKJ8IF79/FJAUKFBIKJ8IF79.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/UKFB/IKJ8IF79/FJAUKFBIKJ8IF79.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this instructable I am going to show you how to make little wooden chest, perfect present for valentines day Dimensions I measured all the parts I made. Cut Wooden Parts Draw parts on wood and cut them. Sanding Sand two parts you made for top part of chest. Glue It Sand It Again I...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:01:21 PST
DIY kitchen extractor hood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kitchen-Extractor-Hood/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:32:51 PST
Free Plywood & More From Old Cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Mans-Trash-Anothers-Treasure/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 22:57:50 PST
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
PLYWOOD DRINK COASTERS ! http://www.instructables.com/id/PLYWOOD-DRINK-COASTERS-/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:33:55 PST
Simple & sturdy workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sturdy-Workbench/
Simple & sturdy workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/TWQ0/IK1HP0RW/F9LTWQ0IK1HP0RW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/TWQ0/IK1HP0RW/F9LTWQ0IK1HP0RW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/TWQ0/IK1HP0RW/F9LTWQ0IK1HP0RW.SMALL.jpg JeffsDIYprojects For this workbench build, I wanted something that would be both sturdy and simple to construct. This workbench can be built for less than $100, is a rigid design and has a shelf for extra storage. Add on a pegboard back even more space. You can see more information on this project and others at...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:54:20 PST
Curvy Plywood Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Curvy-Plywood-Stools/
Curvy Plywood Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks Pair of stools made from nothing but plywood, just look at those sexy curves! Each of these stools was made from a single sheet of 3/4" poplar plywood. Each is laminated from a total of 80 pieces - the layers are 5 pieces each, mirrored with each layer, creating a "box joint" at the corners. It was ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:12:59 PST
Adding a Drawer to an IKEA Kitchen Island http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Drawer-to-an-IKEA-Kitchen-Island/
Adding a Drawer to an IKEA Kitchen Island - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/KWUC/IJKEMMA4/FJ9KWUCIJKEMMA4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/KWUC/IJKEMMA4/FJ9KWUCIJKEMMA4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/KWUC/IJKEMMA4/FJ9KWUCIJKEMMA4.SMALL.jpg patdoherty This small IKEA counter represents pretty much the entirety of the counter space in my small apartment kitchen. It has served me well for over a year but I do lots of cooking and I really needed more storage space for kitchen utensils, etc. I have only ever used the metal rod on the original design ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 19:18:44 PST
Making a Cross Cut Sled for the Band Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cross-Cut-Sled-for-the-Band-Saw/
Making a Cross Cut Sled for the Band Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XDPS/IIAZALMM/F5FXDPSIIAZALMM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XDPS/IIAZALMM/F5FXDPSIIAZALMM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/XDPS/IIAZALMM/F5FXDPSIIAZALMM.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A cross cut sled for band saw is a very useful addition to any shop and will make it a lot easier to get straight cuts on the band saw. This particular jig features a very useful clamping system which makes it easy to hold the wood in place, and make mitered cuts too.So let's go over how to build th...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 20:39:06 PST
Make your own (cheap and easy) Hand Planer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-cheap-and-Easy-Hand-Planer/
Make your own (cheap and easy) Hand Planer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/DP9Y/IIAOK0SV/FAGDP9YIIAOK0SV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/DP9Y/IIAOK0SV/FAGDP9YIIAOK0SV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/DP9Y/IIAOK0SV/FAGDP9YIIAOK0SV.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork I had been searching the market for new hand planes to my workshop. There are several brands and models but they're usually so expensive tools, so after a long research on the internet, I figured out how to recycle my old cutting discs from my circular saw and plywood remains.I started the design in...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:35:27 PST
Making Awesome Tool Handles on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Awesome-Tool-Handles-on-the-Lathe/
Making Awesome Tool Handles on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/H6T1/IHRLDVY4/F52H6T1IHRLDVY4.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making your own tool handles on the lathe is a really fun projects. I'm going to be making some handles for a couple of different kitchen tools, however you could use the same concepts to make handles for chisels, files, knives - or whatever you need. By gluing up different woods you can get some re...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 09:37:59 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST
Van Turned Dorm Room, Complete With Bed and Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Van-Turned-Dorm-Room/
Van Turned Dorm Room, Complete With Bed and Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Z3HZ/IJBTZPO4/FYXZ3HZIJBTZPO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Z3HZ/IJBTZPO4/FYXZ3HZIJBTZPO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Z3HZ/IJBTZPO4/FYXZ3HZIJBTZPO4.SMALL.jpg IngrownSplinter My younger sister came to me with an exciting proposition, Turn her newly acquired Chevy Astro into her new home! She was an easy client, all she requested was a bed, a place to sit with her computer, storage, and lastly she wanted to help. Oh and she had a budget of $200, ok great, lets get started...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 14:00:53 PDT
How to Make a Coffee Table with Lift Top http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coffee-Table-with-Lift-Top/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:09:55 PDT
How To Make Built-In Bookcases http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Built-In-Bookcases/
How To Make Built-In Bookcases - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5GYK/IE7JD7NN/F3C5GYKIE7JD7NN.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar To make a built in bookcase and cabinet can be a great addition to any space. It's awesome to build something like this yourself, because it enables you to customize something specifically for your space, and to really utilize every nook and cranny, and height! In this Instructable I'm going to go o...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:06:10 PDT
How To Build a Small Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Small-Dresser/
How To Build a Small Dresser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ALNK/IDWXPQJ2/FN7ALNKIDWXPQJ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ALNK/IDWXPQJ2/FN7ALNKIDWXPQJ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/ALNK/IDWXPQJ2/FN7ALNKIDWXPQJ2.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This is a great looking small dresser which would be great to use as a nightstand, or wherever you need some more storage. It features three drawers and a beautiful wooden top. The base and the drawers are built with framing lumber and plywood, and painted white. This is a great example of a very us...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 21:27:06 PDT
3D Router: When a CNC machine is overkill. http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Router-When-a-CNC-machine-is-overkill/
3D Router: When a CNC machine is overkill. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/4DT9/IDUR3O86/F4J4DT9IDUR3O86.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork The idea arose after dealing with the difficulties and loss of time in preparing for certain CNC jobs. Sometimes I spent more time preparing for the CNC than the work itself. With this manual router, you can make holes or mill very fast. A 43mm Clamping Collar makes it very versatile and you can cha...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:52:01 PDT
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-a-Band-Saw/
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/BK7D/ICE1XIMW/F8BBK7DICE1XIMW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This band saw circle cutting jig is great for making perfect circles every time. It features a cool adjustable sliding t-track which enables you to easily change the size of your circle, it also has a nice clamp as well as a built in measuring tape to easily set the size you want. The jig is sturdy ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:24:58 PDT
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Accurate-returning-boomerang-from-plywood/
Accurate returning boomerang from plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/R3SF/IB0MD6G8/FL1R3SFIB0MD6G8.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs Boomerangs are lots of fun to throw and to make. They are truly magical when they come back to you after a big, circular flight. Almost as if they remember where you are standing. But be warned: once you've made a returning boomerang, you can never get rid of it! If you throw it away, it always come...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 05:19:28 PDT
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Media-Cabinet-with-Shutters/
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/4APZ/I5JHRHHG/FTV4APZI5JHRHHG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A Zoetrope is an animation toy that literally translates to "life turning." While I had many challenges on this build, I have to say is it easily one of my favorite creations. I have a particular fondness for toys....My main worry was that the wedges would de-lamiate from the block due to the turnin...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Flat-Pack-Rocking-Cat/
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/GWHF/I48H87CI/FPYGWHFI48H87CI.SMALL.jpg rpantaleo Hello Instructables! It's been a while since I've done a how-to.My good friend and college roommate just recently became a father, so I decided to make a gift for his child. I ultimately decided to make a rocking horse. To make it a bit more unique, I decided to make it a cat instead of a horse (sin...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:54:25 PST
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Strata-Bench-Fabrication-Part-3-of-3/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/3DZ7/I2BYM1GP/FZP3DZ7I2BYM1GP.SMALL.jpg hank4444 For this project I set out to build myself a completely custom speaker that would sound great and look clean and simple. I built everything from the ground up myself, except for the speaker drivers. However I built everything else; the circuit board, the amplifier circuit, and the housing. I even ta...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SMALL.jpg marcjoli This instructable will show how to build a cheap and simple garage storage and workbench out of plywood that will allow you to store all of your tools or gear safely while doubling as a great work bench surface.This is my first instructable so please be nice but also leave comments to tell me what y...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
The Chisel Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Chisel-Storage-Rack/
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/GH4C/HYI65D27/F7IGH4CHYI65D27.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Nothing says "class" like hand tools ... unless we're talking about my sweet tuxedo T-shirt worn in the workshop, but that is reserved for special projects.I decided it was time to step it up a bit and get fancy with some wood chisels. They aren't top of the line ... they probably aren't even middl...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:46:57 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/
Steampunk Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Toddler-Bed/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you http://www.instructables.com/id/CAF-the-coffee-table-that-moves-with-you/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
Bent Plywood Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Speakers/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lectern-Podium-for-a-Teacher-in-a-cl/
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/S8SZ/HMFQLI9V/F78S8SZHMFQLI9V.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is  a wood lectern I put together for my sister-in-law. She wanted one for her classroom. It's made from one 4'x8' piece of oak veneered plywood, 3/4" thick. I have done a few wood based instructables and am an amateur , at best. But , I try to focus on making an idea come to form, from incepti...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:40:29 PDT
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Hanging-Garage-Storage-System/
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/YPJL/HF240F2S/FHBYPJLHF240F2S.SMALL.jpg HibbityDibbity I've lived my entire life in the southeastern US, where a garage is not considered a necessity for most homes.  So I'd never lived in a house with a garage until my wife and I bought our current home in 2009.  Now, I love my garage.  I LOVE IT.  My garage and I have a good thing going.  And then, ou...
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Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:55:20 PDT