Instructables: exploring - workshop - work bench http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:44:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pallet Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Cleaning/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:52:53 PST
work station http://www.instructables.com/id/work-station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/JX5B/HQPQXH8R/FRLJX5BHQPQXH8R.SMALL.jpg MAAC1 i needed a small work station to build some of the cool gadgets from on this website, and to store my tools. i got a old file cabinet and covered it with some wood finish vinyl and that was it, a small and neat work/ storage station.
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:35:09 PST
Build this Woodworker's Workbench to learn Mortise & Tenon Joinery http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-this-Woodworkers-Workbench-to-learn-Mortise-/
Build this Woodworker's Workbench to learn Mortise & Tenon Joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/I11W/HKPX8V2F/FHNI11WHKPX8V2F.SMALL.jpg KentM As my interest in woodworking developed and my projects became increasingly complex, I realized it was time to put my makeshift work surface (sawhorses and an old door) aside and build a proper woodworker's workbench. Instructable members have published some great benches (see members jdedge and sco...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:34:43 PST
Recycled Garden Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Garden-Potting-Bench/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/USKD/HIGF1KHA/FIJUSKDHIGF1KHA.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 This is a potting bench/ workspace i built to be used for when your planting flowers, was built at no cost because of use of pallets and screws i already had. It could also be used as a regular work bench if you wanted. I built it out of all recycled wood, All except for the 2x4's in the back were p...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:43:27 PDT
Foldable table, recycling of old table http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-table-recycling-of-old-table/
Foldable table, recycling of old table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/FZU9/HCJODHAB/F58FZU9HCJODHAB.SMALL.jpg naopak_lik I got old computer table that was in bad shape, panels were moving and it needed some fixing. Someone before me was nailing it and doing all sorts of things. To make it stable so it was not looking good at all. I need some work bench but I live in small apartment which i rent so i did not want to sc...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 09:57:12 PST
Heavy Duty Workbench With Loads of Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Workbench-With-Loads-of-Storage/
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 11:37:36 PST
Heavy Duty Work Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Work-Desk/
Heavy Duty Work Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/5MHB/H8I45JJI/FCQ5MHBH8I45JJI.SMALL.jpg lammerza This desk was built for a fried who does IT work and needed something sturdy, but modular construction to permit repeated and simple tear down/setup (for moving purposes). He was set on a standing desk with tons of surface area for paperwork. We decided to supsend his monitors with the original visa...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:41:29 PDT
Improve your work bench in about 4 seconds http://www.instructables.com/id/Improve-your-work-bench-in-about-4-seconds/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/8Z7N/H673DRLR/FIF8Z7NH673DRLR.SMALL.jpg immrroboto This is so simple I wasn't going to put it up, but decided to after marveling at how I didn't think of it sooner. If you're anything like me, you prefer to keep your screwdrivers magnetized and are sick of getting up and running to the fridge to recharge them (Also, you're too cheap to go buy a mag...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 17:59:36 PDT
Easy work bench organizer with wire dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-work-bench-organizer-with-wire-dispenser/
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 02:28:14 PDT
EURO-Pallet workbench - simple http://www.instructables.com/id/EURO-Pallet-workbench-simple/
EURO-Pallet workbench - simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FFJQ/H3Z3UE07/FKUFFJQH3Z3UE07.SMALL.jpg TheSaint I was always looking for an workbench made of scrap wood or something like this. So I took 2 Europallets and cut, put and nail them together. These two you have to relaese and replace on the pallet. The red one's i took from the second pallet and cut them on lenght to fit in the space. I...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:48:27 PDT
Free, mechanics swivel workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-mechanics-swivel-workspace/
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Sun, 6 May 2012 13:57:22 PDT
Boxed in wood lathe stand with tool bench and dust free storage area. http://www.instructables.com/id/Boxed-in-wood-lathe-stand-with-tool-bench-and-dust/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/P3ST/H19RSWOJ/FHKP3STH19RSWOJ.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui This is how I boxed in the stand of my wood lathe. something I have been meaning to do for a long time. the table has a tool tray that just fills up with wood shavings so the tools get lost in the shavings or get thrown out when you hover them up i have had to search the wood shavings bin more than ...
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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 19:13:51 PDT
Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Workbench/
Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/6EPQ/H01N7BB8/F566EPQH01N7BB8.SMALL.jpg bwrussell Large, useless, furniture is the worst to get rid of. Your significant other wants it out of the house, no one on Craigslist wants it, and it's expensive and hard, especially with two coupes, to take to the dump, not to mention wasteful and hard on the ol' environment. This was my predicament when w...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 17:23:21 PDT
No Frills Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Frills-Workbench/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 10:31:05 PST
how to make a workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-workbench/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/WBC4/GX1N80G8/F9IWBC4GX1N80G8.SMALL.jpg joepaton here is my take on the humble workbench. i made it using 90x35 timber and 12mm plywood doubled up for the bench top. this is my very first instructable so please be nice :) the tools i used: cordless drill. hand saw. tape measure. pencil. square. drill bit to pre drill. two C clamps. file. glue. ...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 21:04:27 PST
Wood Lathe Mod No. 4 - Lathe bed bench attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Mod-No-4-Lathe-bed-bench-attachment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/1SZZ/GVA8USQI/FEK1SZZGVA8USQI.SMALL.jpg Dr Qui You can never have enough work bench space. I have been meaning to do this one for ages now, finally got around to doing this  a few days ago ( just the right piece of scrap plywood happened to be in the shed at the time) the project took about 20 mins to do and is proving to be very useful indeed ...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:31:52 PST
Tough Cheap Work Bench (My Bowling Alley) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tough-Cheap-Work-Bench-My-Bowling-Alley/
Tough Cheap Work Bench (My Bowling Alley) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/MDNY/GS3BE0HB/FJGMDNYGS3BE0HB.SMALL.jpg couchchangeracing I noticed some discountinued flooring at my local big box store and saw the opportunity for a new bench in my future. It was relatively inexpensive and easy to do. Plus it looks like a bowling alley, how cool is that??? What you need... Cheap Flooring: Look for the solid or real engineered...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:02:35 PDT
Man Cave Work Stool (Car Seat Conversion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Man-Cave-Work-Stool-Car-Seat-Conversion/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 02:34:13 PDT
Wrap around workbench under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrap-around-workbench-under-100/
Wrap around workbench under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/QDZQ/GONGHU3E/FZUQDZQGONGHU3E.SMALL.jpg falks79 I am not a carpenter or a professional in any sort of way.  I took the ideas of several other instructables on this website, designed my own design and am here to post my project for you.  Step 1 The first thing you will need to do is figure out how big you want your bench to be.  I made mine ...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2011 10:03:15 PDT
Wooden Pallete Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pallete-Potting-Bench/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:07:00 PDT
My basement workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/My-basement-workspace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/F34D/GHTLLVHF/F3QF34DGHTLLVHF.SMALL.jpg phish814 This is actually my dad's basement that I have taken over with a home-made work bench with a recessed chop saw station and built in electric.  The work tops were old desk tops that my dad's old job was throwing away when they closed so he ended up with 8-10.  There is also a lathe station with a hom...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 23:04:38 PST
How To Make A Great Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Great-Workbench/
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Thu, 3 Feb 2011 10:30:07 PST
Work bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-tool-work-bench/
Work bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/ZP9R/G9NH8MJU/F31ZP9RG9NH8MJU.SMALL.jpg busupholstery Multi-tool work bench......I am retired in Costa Rica and have limited tool resources so decided to make the tools I do have more user friendly........Converted the jigsaw to a table jigsaw......made a drill press using  a hand drill.......mounted router to table.......built small wood vise.......Al...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 09:49:16 PDT
Cheap and Easy Garage Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workbench/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 11:31:16 PDT
Multi-Use Work Shop StorageTable http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Use-Work-Shop-StorageTable/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2009 11:17:22 PST
The Happiest Place on Earth (Sorry Walt) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Happiest-Place-on-Earth-Sorry-Walt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/ANYP/FOVXPB6H/F3JANYPFOVXPB6H.SMALL.jpg Creativeman These are the spaces I use for my creative efforts. There is my garage shop and my art room off of the garage. Lots of stuff happens here.
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Sat, 27 Dec 2008 18:26:52 PST
picnic table http://www.instructables.com/id/picnic-table/
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