Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:11:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Itty Bitty Mini Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Mini-Forge/
Itty Bitty Mini Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/9609/HX42R982/F2A9609HX42R982.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory Long time fans of blacksmithing, we delighted in having the Florida Artist Blacksmiths Association demo at our recent Gulf Coast MakerCon event in March. We were equally delighted to find a way to bring a little bit of the blacksmith arts into our suburban garage, when we came across this great vid...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:54:02 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT
My AUTODESK - ARTIST IN RESIDENCY at INSTRUCTABLES http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTODESK-ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY-at-INSTRUCTABLES/
My AUTODESK - ARTIST IN RESIDENCY at INSTRUCTABLES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht How has your artist residency at Autodesk been going? What is your favorite part?As an invited artist in residency at Autodesk, I have a grasp on both incredible software and pre-released features within an amazing production facility. My favorite parts is that it feels like a big candy store where ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:09:29 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Apartment Solar System http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Solar-System/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:57:07 PDT
Pallet Wood TV Console Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Wood-TV-Console-Table/
Pallet Wood TV Console Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/86W3/HW96L51Q/FT786W3HW96L51Q.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn Problem: We recently remodeled our basement and got our first real TV which was wall-mounted. However, we did not have a way to hide cords and hold our cable box and DVD player (actually it's an old Sony Playstation 3 given to me by my brother to use as a Blueray player). Parameters: I'm a gradu...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:01:16 PDT
Pallet Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Nightstand/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 14:15:39 PDT
3D Wooden Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Wooden-Portrait/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 08:44:54 PDT
Collapsible Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Workbench/
Collapsible Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/9G5I/HVGXIW93/FMG9G5IHVGXIW93.SMALL.jpg schoonovermr This is a simple little collapsible workbench/assembly table I made. The dimensions may seem strange but it was as large as I could get it while still fitting under my current one. It also is tall enough so that the surface of the mitre saw when it is up there is level with my big workbench, allowin...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 20:52:38 PDT
Eye and ear protection http://www.instructables.com/id/Eye-and-ear-protection/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 15:46:45 PDT
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 10:29:03 PDT
The Saw Blade Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Saw-Blade-Cabinet/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 16:49:08 PDT
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Wood-Computer-Stands/
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:19 PDT
Apartment Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Workbench/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:34:48 PDT
Make a Portable Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Portable-Workstation/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 05:57:01 PDT
Pallet coffee table | How to make a coffee table out of old wood pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-coffee-table-How-to-make-a-coffee-table-out/
Pallet coffee table | How to make a coffee table out of old wood pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/UQIZ/HSXO8UQF/FLJUQIZHSXO8UQF.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ Hello again folks! Today I will show you how I built a small coffee table out of old pallets. Materials used: - pallet - a handful of wood screws - wood stain - clear coat finish - and a few hours of your time I hope you guys enjoy this small project and feel free to comment and give sugge...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:33:51 PDT
Toothbrush to rotary tool bristle brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-to-rotary-tool-bristle-brush/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:22:28 PDT
How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Miniature-Adjustable-Square/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square In the workshop you oftentimes need to make sure things are square, meaning that a certain corner is right angled. Sometimes the things you need to check are small, which makes using a big square somewhat of a hassle. If you have access to the right machines...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:54:59 PDT
DIY Wooden sunglasses http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-sunglasses/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:25:50 PDT
Wood drill bits made of a spoke http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-drill-bits-made-of-a-spoke/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:54:30 PST
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
Electronic-Lab in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Lab-in-a-Box/
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:37:17 PST
DIY Bench Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Cookies/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:57:16 PST
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Crate-Wood-working-and-just-a-fun-projec/
DIY Tools Crate | Wood working and just a fun project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/L7DP/HRTKI7C2/FC4L7DPHRTKI7C2.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ In this project I just wanted to have a little fun with a Walmart wood crate. For some time now I had my tool slaying around everywhere so I decided it's time for them to have a "home" so here it is. I hope you enjoy it!Things you will need: Wood Crate 60 grit sand paper Paper stencil of ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:24:14 PST
How to make cheap wood workbenches UK Style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-cheap-wood-workbenches-UK-Style/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:33:36 PST
Wine barrel into a wine rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-barrel-into-a-wine-rack/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:19:05 PST
From Beerbox To Toolbox 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Workmans-Heavy-Duty-Screw-Case/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:53:22 PST
Building a yew coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-yew-coffee-table/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:29:04 PST
Robot Blade Holder V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Blade-Holder-V20/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:24:23 PST
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/N-Table-The-N64-Logo-End-Table/
"N" Table - The N64 Logo End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/JP9V/HQMKWX2E/FDJJP9VHQMKWX2E.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins The Nintendo 64 or N64 was released in North America in 1996 and had so many amazing games such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", ""Super Smash Bros.", and "Golden Eye 007". A few months ago I found the second picture on Facebook (if anyone knows the source of this picture, please post it ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:35:08 PST
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Shelf-Safe-with-Magnetic-Key/
IKEA Shelf Safe with Magnetic Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QHGT/HQDUTE31/FSWQHGTHQDUTE31.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Ever since I first laid eyes on a piece of chunky IKEA furniture, I've wanted to turn its hollow innards into a super secret hiding spot. I first tried (and failed) to make a trap door in the top and then leg of a Lack Side Table, but it is virtually impossible to make a clean cut without irreparabl...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:09:50 PST
Spray Paint/Can Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-PaintCan-Rack/
Spray Paint/Can Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZU1E/HQCC20LX/FBFZU1EHQCC20LX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZU1E/HQCC20LX/FBFZU1EHQCC20LX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/ZU1E/HQCC20LX/FBFZU1EHQCC20LX.SMALL.jpg MistaKD Getting organised is one thing, staying organised is another. This instructable details an easy to throw together way of keeping your paint or any spray cans well organised, it also looks pretty cool. This rack was built out of necessity , I paint a lot with stencils and have amassed a growing coll...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 05:42:33 PST
Make a Custom Knife Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-Knife-Handle/
Make a Custom Knife Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/3CX5/HP5ZBTBL/FHT3CX5HP5ZBTBL.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft Pier 9 Starter Project Make your own Knife handle As some of you have seen, shop staff here at Pier 9's Workshop have dived deep into the exciting art of making Knives, particularly beautiful Knife handles. We have made Kitchen Blades, Hunting Knives, Fishing Knives, Retractable blades and rumor ...
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:42:27 PST
How I build interior doors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-build-interior-doors/
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:55:15 PST
From bookcase to workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/From-bookcase-to-workstation/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:10:46 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Woodworkers-Toolbox/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tool-Stand-from-an-Old-File-Cabinet/
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Our Hacker space The Rabbit Hole needed a stand for our new CarveWright CNC machine. (Search on Sears.com for Craftsman Bench Top Tool Stand and you'll find stands (without drawers or even a top) priced between $45 and $165). As luck would have it, an old 4 drawer filing cabinet was standing out on ...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 10:41:40 PDT
Desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-lamp-1/
Desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/2DTZ/HLR2IF23/F3K2DTZHLR2IF23.SMALL.jpg domenic3 This is an desk lamp that is great project  to build your skills. This is a great skill development activity. This is a lamp that can be changed to almost any other design, it incorporates aluminium and wood for a brilliant look. I created this light at school and used machines such as a milling mac...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:37:51 PDT
Make a cabinet using dovetails http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabinet-Making-Projects-Dovetails/
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Fri, 30 Aug 2013 08:16:32 PDT
How to fit a digital readout to a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fit-a-Digital-Readout-to-a-Lathe-Myford-Ser/
How to fit a digital readout to a lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MF3P/HKZAVTPV/FGXMF3PHKZAVTPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MF3P/HKZAVTPV/FGXMF3PHKZAVTPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MF3P/HKZAVTPV/FGXMF3PHKZAVTPV.SMALL.jpg MyHobbyStore Tony and Alan Ward describe how to fit an Allendale digital readout to a Myford ML7 lathe on http://www.model-engineer.co.uk/ We are often asked if it is possible to fit a DRO to small lathes, and in short it is possible to retrofit a DRO system to the majority of lathes and milling machines often...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 03:01:55 PDT
Car Seat Recliner http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Seat-Recliner/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 14:04:59 PDT
Garbage Can Dremel Router Table Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Garbage-Can-Dremel-Router-Table/
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 04:05:03 PDT
Craftsman Style Sliding Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Craftsman-Style-Sliding-Doors/
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:00:39 PDT
Building a Complete DIY Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-DIY-Complete-Workshop/
Building a Complete DIY Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SMALL.jpg bizydad Build your own workshop from the ground up! Most of my photos have detailed notes, so check them out. This is the Instructable for my Workshop Video Tour 2013. This Shop was constructed for under $2000 Materials for construction(roughly): 100 2x4x8' 4     2x4x12'   8     2x6x10' 2     2x6x12' 35 ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:00:38 PDT
Rough wood: Milling it square & fixing defects - made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Rough-wood-Milling-it-square-fixing-defects-m/
Rough wood: Milling it square & fixing defects - made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/AZFH/HH2VFLZ1/FCVAZFHHH2VFLZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/AZFH/HH2VFLZ1/FCVAZFHHH2VFLZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/AZFH/HH2VFLZ1/FCVAZFHHH2VFLZ1.SMALL.jpg workislove I start most of my woodwork using rough cut and reclaimed wood. In addition to being cheaper and having more variety, I love rough wood because it's fun transforming messy, plain looking boards into beautiful objects. But before any of that can happen, I have to get the boards flat, straight and squ...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 02:31:26 PDT
Resaw wood on the bandsaw and table saw - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Resaw-wood-on-the-bandsaw-and-table-saw/
Resaw wood on the bandsaw and table saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/WTTN/HH2W0E7Y/F8QWTTNHH2W0E7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/WTTN/HH2W0E7Y/F8QWTTNHH2W0E7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/WTTN/HH2W0E7Y/F8QWTTNHH2W0E7Y.SMALL.jpg workislove Resawing is a very useful skill to have in the wood shop, it's a fundamental type of cut, just like ripping or cross-cutting, but instead of cutting a board to length or width, resawing is cutting a board to thickness. This allows one to get multiple thin boards out of one larger, thicker piece of w...
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 01:54:16 PDT
Featherboard Evolution http://www.instructables.com/id/Featherboard-Evolution/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 14:58:53 PDT
Marking Knife on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife-on-the-cheap/
Marking Knife on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/FKF8/HDXM93OK/FQ2FKF8HDXM93OK.SMALL.jpg gilleseg I have been slowly getting into woodworking and decided I would start with a few small project to build my skill.  So i looked in the normal places for projects and plans.  I subscribe to Chris Schwarz webpage and often receive his emails about the things he is working on.  One of his emails was abo...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 18:56:54 PST