Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:04:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to use Drill to cut horizontally (as a dremel replacement) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Drill-to-cut-horizontally-as-a-dremel-r/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:24:13 PDT
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
workbench with reclaimed tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/workbench-with-reclaimed-tabletop/
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By: maluco

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:58:37 PDT
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 PDT
Glow in the Dark & Back-lit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Back-lit-Sign/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:34:15 PDT
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-your-wood-slabs-with-a-Planing-Sled-that-you/
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SMALL.jpg robot-six This instructable gives an overview of how to plane your wood slabs flat using a router and a Planing sled. Start with your wood slabs. Here are the two wood slabs that I want to plane flat Measure your wood slabs maximum width and length. These wood slabs are on the smallish side. So I wante...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:08:37 PDT
Hand Saw Guards http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Saw-Guards/
Hand Saw Guards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SMALL.jpg john pedersen I have been using this type of saw blade guard for years, it's simple, cheap, durable and easy to use.It is a piece of flexible fiber optic or electrical conduit. Materials The flexible conduit I used was from dumpster dives (Free)The Orange type (fiber optic use) is much more flexible then the g...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:20:38 PDT
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Solder-Fume-Fan-From-An-LED-Light/
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/WO1X/ID0PU22J/F7FWO1XID0PU22J.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This Is a fan that I use while soldering to get the solder fumes out of my face!Why did I choose this fan? This Is WhyIf you are wondering what I am connecting it to, It is my home-made peg-board. If you are interested this project this is the linkIf you don't understand why there is a weird flashli...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:56:58 PDT
Kids Wooden Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Wooden-Workbench/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:00:31 PDT
Project ideas to organize your garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-ideas-to-organize-your-garage-workshop/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 14:16:27 PDT
A simple wall rack for electric tools with metal from backyard http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-wall-rack-for-electric-tools-with-metal-f/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:36:24 PDT
adjustable wood sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/adjustable-wood-sawhorse/
adjustable wood sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A good sawhorse is something essential in a workshop, especially if you work with wood and you often need to take outside some board or piece to cut and sand.And if you need a temporary table in the garden for barbecue and parties, these two stacking and adjustable sawhorses are the perfect support....
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:17:55 PDT
Bandsaw blade storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-blade-storage-box/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:31:43 PDT
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-workshop-cart-with-hidden-drawer/
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SMALL.jpg seamster For the last couple of months I've been busily reorganizing my workshop. I've built all sorts of new stuff, including several cabinets, a large outfeed work table, and this new mobile workshop cart. I wanted a simple but heavy-duty cart to hold my jointer and planer that allowed them to be moved aro...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:29:36 PDT
Easy workshop cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-workshop-cabinets/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:16:18 PDT
Turning a Camphor Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Camphor-Pen/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:32:55 PDT
Naked Bulb Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Naked-Bulb-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:18:48 PDT
Setting Up the Perfect Electronics Workplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-the-Perfect-Electronics-Workplace/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:22:03 PDT
Workbench vise from reclaimed scissor jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-vice-from-reclaimed-scissor-jack/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:18:44 PDT
A New Hobby/Woodwork/Project Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-HobbyWoodworkProject-Shed/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:01:29 PDT
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Socket-Wrench-Keychain/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:06:31 PDT
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-plasma-cutting-and-grinding-table/
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SMALL.jpg Theopenmind The answer to the abrasive and dangerous metal dust and particles produced from plasma cutting and grinding steel is to suck the air, complete with all particles, smoke, fumes etc. away from your workpiece! Items purchased for this project were the filter at $65, the reverse pulse valve at $100 from...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:53:20 PDT
2 Car All-Metal Workshop For 2 Grand http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Car-Backyard-Shop-For-2-Grand/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:33:30 PDT
Crochet hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-hook/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:18:41 PDT
Abstract Wood Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Wood-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:45:02 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Watertight Metal container. (no sealant needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Watertight-Metal-container-no-sealant-needed/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 20:34:43 PDT
Hanging camera slider with arm extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-camera-slider-with-arm-extension/
Hanging camera slider with arm extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SMALL.jpg tlee2 This is my camera setup for my workshop. Its so versatile and covers nearly every shot that I need. The camera is mounted onto an old adjustable lamp arm which slides along a track that is mounted to a beam in the ceiling. This setup is quite specific to my workshop layout but hopefully this gives y...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:15:02 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Irwin-Clamps-Longer-For-Free/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Living Room Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-Workbench/
Living Room Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SMALL.jpg ZippoPT Necessity is truly the mother of all inventions…Since I currently live in an apartment without any extra rooms that I could turn into a workshop, I had to come up with a way of squeezing a workbench in what I had. Luckily for me, my awesome wife "Hi honey!" (just in case she comes snooping around he...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 10:19:06 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Contractor-Saw-Dust-Collection/
Contractor Saw Dust Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather Ugh. Dust, amirite?My shopvac isn’t very high quality and a proper dust collection system is a long way off for me, but I’m sick of tasting pine with my evening meal. And I can’t leave anything in my shop without a thick coating of dust forming on it. I left my bike in the shop while I made a few cu...
By: TheWoodfather

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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
CNC Plasma Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Table/
CNC Plasma Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SMALL.jpg simonrafferty So, you've bought a plasma cutter and you wish you could accurately cut your designs in metal. Tracing lines by hand gives disappointing results and CNC Plasma tables are way out of your budget. Sound familiar? Well, that's what I thought anyway!If you have not bought your plasma cutter yet - the...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:44 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-FloorYard-Cleaner/
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SMALL.jpg matrix32176 Have you ever dropped a nail or screw on the floor and not be able to find where it went too until it ends up stuck in your shoe, or worse, your foot? This will help to quickly fix that. Usually the answer is to grab a magnet, get down on the old prayer bones, and sweep around until you hear the t...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
Magnetic Utility Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bracelet/
Magnetic Utility Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3VC1/I8H6D5YX/F3F3VC1I8H6D5YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3VC1/I8H6D5YX/F3F3VC1I8H6D5YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/3VC1/I8H6D5YX/F3F3VC1I8H6D5YX.SMALL.jpg TheCarrotKing Are you ready to feel like the next Magneto with this super powered bracelet?No? Well how about Magneto's 2nd cousin Roger that always wanted a super cool bracelet with magnetic properties? Yes? Well, than consider yourself lucky.This handy bracelet will allow you to place nails, nuts, screws, prett...
By: TheCarrotKing

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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 17:42:15 PDT
bamboo wine holder http://www.instructables.com/id/bamboo-wine-holder/
bamboo wine holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SMALL.jpg sakwijaya lets make bamboo wine holder without glue Tools and Material Tools :- saw- axe- sandpaper - carver- brush- glasses- Furnish- hammerMaterials :-bamboo Making main body holder the making of main body holder (wine body holder) main body holder size : 30 cm x 12 cmuse sandpaper cc320cw for the tu...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:45:04 PDT
Laser Cut Comics Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Comics-Holder/
Laser Cut Comics Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/WYHW/I81GJ5GS/F1ZWYHWI81GJ5GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/WYHW/I81GJ5GS/F1ZWYHWI81GJ5GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/WYHW/I81GJ5GS/F1ZWYHWI81GJ5GS.SMALL.jpg ejosully My partner has loads of single-issue comics, so to help with storing them on the bookshelf I decided to make some customised magazine holder-style boxes. I've got access to a laser cutter at my local hackspace so decided to modify a basic laser cut box design to make the holder out of sheets of plyw...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:09:43 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! ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Cast-Iron-Tools-Easily/
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather Ok, put your hand up if you've ever used your table saw as a bench to work on or glue up on.Yep nearly everyone huh.I'm probably a bit worse, I use it when painting as well...The cast iron was not looking in absolute tip top shape after a year of this abuse, so I decided it was time to spruce it up....
By: TheWoodfather

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:11 PDT
Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-7/
Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SMALL.jpg babou76 Hello everybody,Actually I learn cabinet-maker. For my first instructable I build a laptop stand for desk. It's better when you work with paper and cooled fast the laptop. I took pictures for steps. It's my first try for the dimension, they can be optimized. I hope that my model will inspire readers...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:00 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SMALL.jpg Amaries When I made some copper pendants (see link below) I wanted to combine them with a bracelet. The next question was whether the bracelet should be made of wood or leather. A difficult decision.... I couldn’t choose so I made both. In this instructable I will show you how. I am not a professional and t...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 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
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-Light-Shelf-Power-Box/
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
DIY small furniture!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-small-furniture/
DIY small furniture!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/0EJ4/I7AB2KWK/F3S0EJ4I7AB2KWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/0EJ4/I7AB2KWK/F3S0EJ4I7AB2KWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/0EJ4/I7AB2KWK/F3S0EJ4I7AB2KWK.SMALL.jpg redboxdesign HELLO TO EVERYONE!!!today im gonna show you how to make this kind of small furniture using your imagination.they commonly called bandsaw boxes but i dont have one soo i use scroll saw.they are for put in it some earrings, coins, whatever on small size. mine boxxes they are small for my scroll saw c...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 17:24:39 PDT
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Moulding-Make-your-own-monster/
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SMALL.jpg Louise Dupan Dip moulding is a technique that explains itself. You dip a shape in a fluid (in this case latex) and when it dries, you have the shape in that material. It is often used for making molds. We will use it to make a little squeezable monster. In this instructable we will explain how these little monst...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:44:06 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavyduty-Workbench-Shop-Cart/
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 PDT
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Create your own acorn necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-own-acorn-necklace/
Create your own acorn necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SMW7/I6YLT3Y1/FANSMW7I6YLT3Y1.SMALL.jpg Amaries Although it’s almost spring here in Nothern Europe I am going to show you how to make a beautiful acorn pendant. I love the combination of walnut or other dark sorts of wood with oak and this is my favorite necklace. I hope it will be yours too. Some more pictures Materials I don’t have a bi...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:05:45 PST
Leathercrafting: make your own personalized wallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leathercrafting-make-your-own-personalized-wallet/
Leathercrafting: make your own personalized wallet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SMALL.jpg PaulienC This Instructable shows you how to make your own fun & functional wallet. It will show you how to personalize your wallet with stamps, drawings and stitching.Tools and materialsLeather (thin)Press fastenersThreadSewing NeedlesLeather hole puncherFlatironScissorsBox cutterPattern (made in cardboard)...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 03:35:50 PST
DIY Sand Casting Keychain Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sand-Casting-Keychain-Catapult/
DIY Sand Casting Keychain Catapult - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/MKO0/I6RT2KNL/F7BMKO0I6RT2KNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/MKO0/I6RT2KNL/F7BMKO0I6RT2KNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/MKO0/I6RT2KNL/F7BMKO0I6RT2KNL.SMALL.jpg kristofdehulsters Sand casting is a great technique to duplicate parts fast in metals with low melting points. This method can be used for making a quality prototype duplicate. When done properly a good range of detail is possible. You can do this easily at home although it is advised to do this in a workplace, since...
By: kristofdehulsters

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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:23:20 PST