Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:01:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to build a large lightweight portable table-top artists easel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Large-Lightweight-Portable-Table-to/
How to build a large lightweight portable table-top artists easel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/CN44/ISCB94A6/FG0CN44ISCB94A6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/CN44/ISCB94A6/FG0CN44ISCB94A6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/CN44/ISCB94A6/FG0CN44ISCB94A6.SMALL.jpg Peterk65 …from timber offcuts and using hand tools only.As I have space limitations, I needed an easel that isn’t too bulky and heavy, is quickly and easily packed away and does not take up a lot of space when stored. I could only find hobby easels and these were mainly aimed at kids, therefore I went about ...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:59:54 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
LED Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Headboard/
LED Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/1ND2/ISAUQHJJ/FEX1ND2ISAUQHJJ.SMALL.jpg eric_greaves This is part 3 of my daughter's bedroom upgrade. She loves to read at night and was using a flashlight to help give her the light she needed. I thought i could make something better for her. Here is the outcome!Part 1 and 2 can be seen on my YouTube channel. Frame Materials and Measurements The...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:35:01 PDT
Diy Portable mini mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Mini-Mixer/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:58:22 PDT
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/9-MORE-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-Part-2/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
DIY Cardboard Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Backpack/
DIY Cardboard Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3ES2/IRXSYVF2/FCE3ES2IRXSYVF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3ES2/IRXSYVF2/FCE3ES2IRXSYVF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/3ES2/IRXSYVF2/FCE3ES2IRXSYVF2.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionCardboard is the one of useful items, you can use it for packing something, diy, and anything. Now i will show you how to make a Backpack using Cardboard. You can use to school, to office, or any place. This cardboard backpack can lifting weights more than 2 kg.No more Introduction! Let...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:21:02 PDT
Jellyfish LED Accent Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Jellyfish-LED-Accent-Lamp/
Jellyfish LED Accent Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/CTXN/IRXSVL7V/FTXCTXNIRXSVL7V.SMALL.jpg Carl Jacobson On a recent trip to the beach, my wife and I were browsing through a local store and saw these jellyfish-inspired air plants made with sea urchin shells. Of course, I immediately started thinking about how to create a jellyfish project of my own in the woodshop.MaterialsOne piece of wood for the bod...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:45:48 PDT
Workshop Chair with Air Compressor from scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Chair-With-Air-Compressor-From-Scrap/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:35:53 PDT
Soft Pockets Safety Glasses Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Pockets-Safety-Glasses-Storage/
Soft Pockets Safety Glasses Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/QWY1/IRW8LOCO/FEZQWY1IRW8LOCO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/QWY1/IRW8LOCO/FEZQWY1IRW8LOCO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/QWY1/IRW8LOCO/FEZQWY1IRW8LOCO.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory In the process of getting organized for the newFIRST youth robotics season, we took on the challenge of organizing our accumulated motley collection of safety glasses. After disinfecting them, and polishing out light scratches where we could, we needed to come up with a better way to store them.Our...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:23:34 PDT
Safety Glasses: Removing Light Scratches http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Glasses-Polishing-Light-Scratches/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:51:33 PDT
SmartJointer: fully automatic SmartMini-based box jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartJointer-Full-Automatic-SmartMini-based-Box-Jo/
SmartJointer: fully automatic SmartMini-based box jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDJO/IRU9QYF3/F05NDJOIRU9QYF3.SMALL.jpg trusley_mike This is part two of two parts about SmartJointer - an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled by SmartMini.Please click here for part one.This Instructable converts SmartJointer for fully automatic operation.SmartJointer is a an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled b...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 02:48:37 PDT
SmartJointer: SmartMini/Arduino controlled box jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartJointer-SmartMiniArduino-Controlled-Box-Joint/
SmartJointer: SmartMini/Arduino controlled box jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/T7AC/IRU9QYCW/FUST7ACIRU9QYCW.SMALL.jpg trusley_mike This is part one of two parts about SmartJointer - an easy-to-assemble CNC box ("finger") jointer controlled by SmartMini.Please click here for part two.No PC or mains power supply is required to operate SmartJointer in the workshop.The jointer is built from 9mm plywood and softwood plus mechanical ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:24:49 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Drill-Press-Fence/
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SMALL.jpg Proud Daddy If you've ever tried to do any kind of straight line cutting, drilling, or routing in the shop, you know the benefits of using a fence. I needed one today, but didn't have one on hand. I looked it up, and a fence for your drill press will run you anywhere from $30 - $80. Well, a) I couldn't wait for...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:57:17 PDT
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-a-Railroad-Spike-Adze-Garden-Tool/
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SMALL.jpg CJStephens In this instructable I'm going to show you how to blacksmith a hand adze / garden tool from a rail road spike! After a long year of not publishing anything I've finally gotten around to writing one. I originally made this for carving wooden bowls and I started selling them at craft shows. And I ende...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 13:54:19 PDT
Setting Up the Perfect Electronics Workplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-the-Perfect-Electronics-Workplace/
Setting Up the Perfect Electronics Workplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/0XVJ/IC1RUDLQ/FPC0XVJIC1RUDLQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/0XVJ/IC1RUDLQ/FPC0XVJIC1RUDLQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/0XVJ/IC1RUDLQ/FPC0XVJIC1RUDLQ.SMALL.jpg bjkayani DIY is in my blood and for about 6 years now i have been doing such work. I have a keen interest in electronics work, prototyping, reusing and building. Working is only fun and calming if you have a good workplace with all you will need at arms length. My workplace is build by myself, improved over ...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:22:03 PDT
Shop Cord ReWinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Cord-ReWinder/
Shop Cord ReWinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/ZWDK/IR6IUMIU/FPFZWDKIR6IUMIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/ZWDK/IR6IUMIU/FPFZWDKIR6IUMIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/ZWDK/IR6IUMIU/FPFZWDKIR6IUMIU.SMALL.jpg carl5blum Back in 1958 Mom and Dad bought a new Electro-Lux Vacuum. I thought it was really cool since the cord had its own rewinder. The older models didn't have one, and the rewinder on ours was obviously an add-on. So one day I thought wouldn't it be neat to have an extension cord at my work bench that ret...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:24:36 PDT
Push Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Block/
Push Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a push block for safe operation of power tools like table saws and routers. Stencil Stencil the handle of a saw onto a piece of wood stock. Shape Cut the the handle to size with a jig saw. Use a router to round the edges and sand to finish. Base Cut a piece of stock for the base. Ro...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:39:52 PDT
DIY From Dog House to Chicken Coop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-From-Dog-House-to-Chicken-Coop/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 18:35:37 PDT
How to Make a Coffin http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Coffin/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:51:13 PDT
Drum Sanding Table for the Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Sanding-Table-for-the-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:31:19 PDT
Sandpaper Disc Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Disc-Storage-Rack/
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:34:35 PDT
No-drill studs for basement tool wall http://www.instructables.com/id/No-drill-Studs-for-Basement-Tool-Wall/
No-drill studs for basement tool wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ID6B/IPTJJUA0/FYGID6BIPTJJUA0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ID6B/IPTJJUA0/FYGID6BIPTJJUA0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ID6B/IPTJJUA0/FYGID6BIPTJJUA0.SMALL.jpg andrew_reuter I used to be skeptical of tool walls. Is my woodshop supposed to be a 1950s TV show set or a place to get stuff done? "Just put your tools in tool boxes or drawers!" I told myself.Then I got my hands on a free tool board for my garage. It quickly became a shining spot of joy. No more digging around ...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:34:48 PDT
Inexpensive garage lights from LED strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Garage-Lights-From-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:19:03 PDT
How to a Build a Riser for Home Theater Seating http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-a-Build-a-Riser-for-Home-Theater-Seating/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:03:51 PDT
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Portable Cast Concrete Mono Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Concrete-Mono-Speaker/
Portable Cast Concrete Mono Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2D2C/IPH4QZUS/FDV2D2CIPH4QZUS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2D2C/IPH4QZUS/FDV2D2CIPH4QZUS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/2D2C/IPH4QZUS/FDV2D2CIPH4QZUS.SMALL.jpg zaclewis98 What Inspired me?This was my college project and I loved the design so much I felt like I needed to show you guys! This is a cast concrete speaker mounted on a Clay hand I made. This a great product used for house parties, a small get together, camping, and just enjoying music in your room. You Will...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:19 PDT
Workshop Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Filter/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:51:52 PDT
The Art Of Reclaiming Oak Flooring:Upcycling Shop Workstand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Art-of-Reclaiming-Oak-FlooringUpcycling-Shop-W/
The Art Of Reclaiming Oak Flooring:Upcycling Shop Workstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/687L/IPH0A129/FWC687LIPH0A129.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/687L/IPH0A129/FWC687LIPH0A129.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/687L/IPH0A129/FWC687LIPH0A129.SMALL.jpg Creativeman We recently had our old hardwood flooring refinished. There was some repair work needed and that left several pieces of flooring left over. Some of the old flooring begged to be re-used so I decided to cover a shop table with these pieces. I like to sketch in pen and ink, hence the artwork. The W...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 10:08:52 PDT
Off-surface Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-surface-Shelf/
Off-surface Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/QB5T/IP74QUNM/FLFQB5TIP74QUNM.SMALL.jpg FABLAB Dhahran Hi everyone, here's another fun easy to make project. In this project we will be making a small useful off-surface shelf with our own touch. All we need is a basic 2D designing skills. So, lets get started. Requirement For this project all we need is : 1- Plywood. ( I used 8mm thickness) 2- Sand...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 03:44:35 PDT
Flattening a Slab on my Bench with a Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-a-Slab-on-My-Bench-With-a-Router/
Flattening a Slab on my Bench with a Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/KFU7/IOVPRP3T/F63KFU7IOVPRP3T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/KFU7/IOVPRP3T/F63KFU7IOVPRP3T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/KFU7/IOVPRP3T/F63KFU7IOVPRP3T.SMALL.jpg Charlie Kocourek I had a very nice slab that I wanted to make into a coffee table. I flattened this slab right on my workbench! I am happy to say that flattening a slab of wood with a router was even easier that I thought it would be! Not only was it easy, but the results were great! Make a simple jig to hold the...
By: Charlie Kocourek

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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 17:01:31 PDT
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
How to Make a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Box/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 23:27:31 PDT
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Circle-Jig-Edge-Guide/
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a circle jig that doubles as an edge guide. Measure Measure up a length of 1/4 inch thick wood that will accommodate a router. Cut Edge Guide Measure and cut a piece of wood to use as a guide. Cut Cut the 1/4 inch thick wood to size. Measure and Mark Cut a second piece of wood t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 18:48:50 PDT
Pallet bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bracelet/
Pallet bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/R24F/IO6DYISE/FULR24FIO6DYISE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/R24F/IO6DYISE/FULR24FIO6DYISE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/R24F/IO6DYISE/FULR24FIO6DYISE.SMALL.jpg lennybaby1 I made some rings out of pallet wood.The next logical step was a bracelet.I try and keep my Instructables simple,using everyday tools.These are very simple to make,I'm not going to go into any detail on the finishes.You can see other Insructables for that.I'm done with jewelry,(miss my table saw).Ha...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 16:57:49 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
Hand Washing Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Washing-Caddy/
Hand Washing Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9F16/IO5Z78KF/F1V9F16IO5Z78KF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9F16/IO5Z78KF/F1V9F16IO5Z78KF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9F16/IO5Z78KF/F1V9F16IO5Z78KF.SMALL.jpg jonesaw Between a desk job and the love of cooking, having dirty hands all the time doesn't really work for this family. But we're not about to give up our hobbies over a silly thing like that. There is always a way to clean off whatever gunk is on your hands, from epoxies to wood stains to grease; it may t...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 14:15:12 PDT
Simple Industrial Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Industrial-Pencil-Holder/
Simple Industrial Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SMALL.jpg M3G While I was away at university I didn't have many opportunities to use my tools. As a result, my skills got pretty rusty. I designed this project to be a refresher of sorts, to allow me to become re-accustomed to my workshop. It's nice and simple to make, and doesn't take much time at all. What Yo...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 07:18:59 PDT
Build a Portable Rough-Sawn Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Portable-Rough-Sawn-Shed/
Build a Portable Rough-Sawn Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5H2C/IO0G991R/FFY5H2CIO0G991R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5H2C/IO0G991R/FFY5H2CIO0G991R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5H2C/IO0G991R/FFY5H2CIO0G991R.SMALL.jpg ethan92492 IntroEver think you have too much stuff? Do your minimalist friends give you scornful looks as you arrive home with MORE yard-sale goodies? (Or, I mean, important, useful tools...?) If you find yourself spending far too much time wading through mounds of materials to get that kitchen sink you stuck ...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 06:58:08 PDT
Featured Author: Kludge77 http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-Kludge77/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Peter Brown, better known on Instructables as Kludge77, is a woodworker and self-proclaimed “computer geek." He originally joined Instructables on a whim, posting a project and YouTube video here and there. After picking up followers and winning contests, he has become one of our regular authors....
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Fri, 6 May 2016 13:36:36 PDT
Rocket Ship, DIY Home Decor / Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Ship-DIY-Home-Decor-Toy/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:05:23 PDT
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Bottles-Into-Usable-Rope/
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SMALL.jpg NickKapushion Turn Bottles that you would otherwise recycle or throw away into usable cord/rope in a few easy steps. This is a great way to recycle bottles and make unique crafts out of the usable cord that make! Collect Materials You Will Need:A Wooden Surface(2x4 works great)Two Screws(Long enough to go thro...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 18:36:52 PDT
LEGO, Concrete & Epoxy Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-Concrete-Epoxy-Mallet/
LEGO, Concrete & Epoxy Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/P00I/INPCRYZU/FSUP00IINPCRYZU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/P00I/INPCRYZU/FSUP00IINPCRYZU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/P00I/INPCRYZU/FSUP00IINPCRYZU.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This LEGO, concrete and epoxy mallet was a lot of fun to make, and actually works really well. What's so awesome about this mallet is the weight, so it's perfect for fine chisel work and the epoxy encapsulates the concrete perfectly. You don't need any tools really to make this, it's very cheap, plu...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 09:39:39 PDT
Simple pop out router table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pop-Out-Router-Table/
Simple pop out router table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/OMPP/INM7J5PN/FBSOMPPINM7J5PN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/OMPP/INM7J5PN/FBSOMPPINM7J5PN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/OMPP/INM7J5PN/FBSOMPPINM7J5PN.SMALL.jpg akullerkann Router is right after table saw the most important tool in workshop. Plunge router offers plenty of ways to modify wood to desired shape. Same thing upside down attached to a table widens the possibilities even more. Follow me as I show you how I built my router table that can still be used as plung...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:07:25 PDT
The best Welding Cart in the world? http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Welding-Cart-in-the-World/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:23:39 PDT
Utilizing Wall Space Effectively http://www.instructables.com/id/Utilizing-Vertical-Wall-Space-Effectively/
Utilizing Wall Space Effectively - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/DKYQ/INGBF7M3/F3PDKYQINGBF7M3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/DKYQ/INGBF7M3/F3PDKYQINGBF7M3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/DKYQ/INGBF7M3/F3PDKYQINGBF7M3.SMALL.jpg IBH Most of the makers and hackers have set up a small or big place which is named workshop, lab, study, kitchen or some other name . In short every DIYer have a "Dexters Laboratory " . But no matter how big of a space it is one eventually runs out of the floor space available. But even then there is st...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:56:59 PDT
Wood Veneer Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Veneer-Rose/
Wood Veneer Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SMALL.jpg geekbuilders This project works well as a gift for valentines, mother's day, or for a special loved one. It takes some patience, but yields a beautiful result. you can also watch a video of the rose being made along with the steps outlined here. Enjoy! Create the Form The first step in the process is to creat...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:21:46 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight - micro MEDELIS BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-Micro-MEDELIS-BATTERY/
Water Powered Flashlight - micro MEDELIS BATTERY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SMALL.jpg RolandasM Just Add Water and This Tiny Emergency Flashlight Glows ...I named this MEDELIS BATTERYThis battery generates electric power out of Tap Water (drinking water, river,lake,rain or any similar liquid)...its small, powerful and super basicMEDELIS BATTERY will generates electricity until the water dries ...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:46:11 PDT
Razor Blade Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Batarang/
Razor Blade Batarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SMALL.jpg jkimm7 This project utilizes old razor blades and turns them into miniature Batarangs! At little to no cost, this is an easy afternoon project. Things you will need You will need-Old box cutter razor blade-Dremel tool with cutting wheel and Sanding Drum-Pliers-Sharpie-Some form of a butane torch-Vegetab...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:35:43 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT