Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - plywood - featured Wed, 3 Jun 2015 12:48:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Media Cabinet with Shutters
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage
10 Drawer Dresser with Hidden Drawers and Crown Molding Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> kckace I decided to build this dresser as a Christmas present for my step-daughter. She is almost 15, and at this age, when Christmas comes around, we like to give our kids something more useful that they can use for quite sometime, and take with them when they move out of the house. When I did this proje...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 19:48:33 PST
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat!
A Flat Pack Rocking Cat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Strata Bench / Fabrication / Part 3 of 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ADintheStudio This project is an exploration into form and workflows - a combination of using manual hand skills, computer aided design (CAD), and digital fabrication techniques - to create a sculptural and functional bench made from stacked and carved plywood. Part 1 - DesignPart 2 - Scale ModelIn Part 3 - Fab...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:26:32 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
The Chisel Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> -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 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
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo With two sheets of plywood and a handful of screws, you can make a pretty nice little toddler bed. This design fits a crib mattress (about 52" long), which will last the average toddler well into elementary school. My toddler just turned two. He's too big for a crib, but a twin-sized bed takes up to...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you
CAF - the coffee table that moves with you - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer CAF is the coffee table that moves with you, converting quickly from a coffee table to a three-drawer box 4.5" tall to store and move all the little books, papers, and pencils that don't have a box of their own. The table can be made entirely out of one 4ft x 8ft piece of plywood 1/2" thick, with c...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 18:36:07 PDT
Bent Plywood Speakers
Bent Plywood Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkfish Hello, my name is Dave and I'm an audiophile. I love an awesome set of speakers or headphones. In fact I love them enough that I spent an entire summer building them while interning in Chicago, at Specimen Products. These are the same people that make all of Andrew Bird's speakers and various o...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:53:01 PST
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Adjustable Hanging Garage Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Do-It-Yourself Oak Bar Build
Do-It-Yourself Oak Bar Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> LGProspects This all started for me as a joke to my wife. We purchased our home about six months ago and in the back of the house is a open room which has the wood stove. I figured a bar would be awesome. I started this design in my head and with some small sketches on a piece of paper and many hours of visual...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:53:16 PST
Recycled Tire Coffee Table
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> bigern00 Repurposing my used truck tire into furniture was a great way to put a durable, used item to work for another lifetime. We haven't had a coffee table for a couple of years.  My need for one and my desire to build one met up one day while I was surfing the Internet.  I read a blurp about someone who...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:45:15 PDT
How to Break Down a Full Sheet of Plywood
How to Break Down a Full Sheet of Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> lewisb42 A full-size sheet of plywood is 8 feet long by 4 feet wide, which can be difficult for one person to manipulate on a table saw (unless you are fortunate enough to have a really large infeed/outfeed table setup!)  If your project is small enough, you can buy pre-cut half-sheets (4 feet by 4 feet) or ...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 08:50:01 PDT
Build a Star Wars Boba Fett plywood wall plaque
Build a Star Wars Boba Fett plywood wall plaque - More DIY How To Projects]]> rbird77 Allow me to preface... Being a long-time Superman fan, I was happy to find out that a great-nephew (4 years old) was also a fan.  With that, I decided to make him a a superman emblem to hang on his wall.  With that done, all other great neices and nephews then wanted their own plaque as well (in va...
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Fri, 6 May 2011 06:21:36 PDT
Single Step Stairs
Single Step Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pilgrim55 This project uses only one sheet of plywood.  It makes a four level step that is 32 3/4 inch tall.  I use mine for my kids (2 and 5 yr old) to get on to the trampoline, you can use yours for whatever.  Hope you enjoy! Tools and Materials Tools and Materials needed: 1 Sheet of 3/4 inch Exterier ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 20:15:50 PDT
Indoor Wooden Castle
Indoor Wooden Castle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stryker Today for the world's biggest show and tell I have an indoor wooden castle. It's an 11 foot wide, 4 foot deep, 9 foot tall castle I built for my boys in our living room. Don't ask me how I got my wife to ok this, I'm not even sure.I made it out of plywood, 2x4's, MDF, screws and paint for just a ...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2008 13:49:54 PST