Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:52:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ID6B/IPTJJUA0/FYGID6BIPTJJUA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/ID6B/IPTJJUA0/FYGID6BIPTJJUA0.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Inexpensive garage lights from LED strips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/LHM0/IPTJJIM8/F0QLHM0IPTJJIM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/LHM0/IPTJJIM8/F0QLHM0IPTJJIM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/LHM0/IPTJJIM8/F0QLHM0IPTJJIM8.SMALL.jpg happydupa Hello all you happy people. Welcome to my first instructable.This project came about as I recently rebuilt my garage and found myself in need of complete lighting throughout.I had two main objectives: I wanted bright/even coverage and I wanted to do it as inexpensively as possible.For a number of re...
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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/
How to a Build a Riser for Home Theater Seating - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X0QL/IPK9AEFZ/FDAX0QLIPK9AEFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X0QL/IPK9AEFZ/FDAX0QLIPK9AEFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/X0QL/IPK9AEFZ/FDAX0QLIPK9AEFZ.SMALL.jpg Burke BunchTV Here it is! The ultimate guide to making a rock solid riser for home theater seating. Follow the video and you'll see step by step instructions on how we build this beautiful riser from start to glorious completion!
By: Burke BunchTV

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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Cast Concrete Mono Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Concrete-Mono-Speaker/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:19:19 PDT
Workshop Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Filter/
Workshop Air Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SMALL.jpg ArthurGuy Needing some kind of dust control for the workshop I put together a basic air filter using a cheap fan and a couple of air filters. The Fan The fan came from a cheap Argos pedestal fan. The fan blade sits quite some distance away from the motor body so I shortened the length of the shaft by movin...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/687L/IPH0A129/FWC687LIPH0A129.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/687L/IPH0A129/FWC687LIPH0A129.SQUARE.jpg http://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
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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/KFU7/IOVPRP3T/F63KFU7IOVPRP3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/KFU7/IOVPRP3T/F63KFU7IOVPRP3T.SQUARE.jpg http://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...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/R24F/IO6DYISE/FULR24FIO6DYISE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/R24F/IO6DYISE/FULR24FIO6DYISE.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5H2C/IO0G991R/FFY5H2CIO0G991R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/5H2C/IO0G991R/FFY5H2CIO0G991R.SQUARE.jpg http://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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/Q03U/INU1G1J4/F7TQ03UINU1G1J4.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/P00I/INPCRYZU/FSUP00IINPCRYZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/P00I/INPCRYZU/FSUP00IINPCRYZU.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:35:43 PDT
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Hand Plane Restoration and Tune-Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Plane-Restoration-and-Tune-Up/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 16:04:05 PDT
Sawdust guard for belt sander! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawdust-Guard-for-Belt-Sander/
Sawdust guard for belt sander! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/6IA1/IMHYQKYY/FGX6IA1IMHYQKYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/6IA1/IMHYQKYY/FGX6IA1IMHYQKYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/6IA1/IMHYQKYY/FGX6IA1IMHYQKYY.SMALL.jpg fraser02 Well i finally decided to get up and make one, because it has been on my priority list, which clearly isn't short, for years now. And i'm so glad i did.It can be very infuriating when you have just swept up your whole workshop so it's pristinely clean, (not that a workshop necessarily needs to be, b...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 19:30:43 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SMALL.jpg M3G I am notoriously bad at selecting the right size wrench, and sometimes it comes back to bite me. I was recently shown this trick by a buddy of mine, and it is a lifesaver!*Note: while this is a very useful tip, I would not recommend using it in every situation. In some cases (like if you're working ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
Pier 9 Guide: A-Jet 5-Axis Cutting on the OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-Guide-A-jet-5-Axis-Cutting-on-the-OMAX-Wate/
Pier 9 Guide: A-Jet 5-Axis Cutting on the OMAX Waterjet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MBRK/IM9G8Q8T/FMJMBRKIM9G8Q8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MBRK/IM9G8Q8T/FMJMBRKIM9G8Q8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/MBRK/IM9G8Q8T/FMJMBRKIM9G8Q8T.SMALL.jpg madebymei This Instructable is for Workshop Users at Pier 9.Requirements for using the Pier 9 Omax Waterjet with the 5-Axis A-jet Take General Workshop Safety Class Take the Waterjet Basic Use and Safety Class Have used the Waterjet without the 5-Axis A-Jet Review file with a Shop Staff ...
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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 18:15:24 PDT
Make an eggbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Eggbox/
Make an eggbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/4YUE/IM80SKRU/FNL4YUEIM80SKRU.SMALL.jpg Amaries “It’s springtime, the season when eggs traditionally get their moment of glory” so I made an eggbox. I hope you get inspired and if you don’t want to make an egg you can always eat one. How it got started I turned this egg last week and found the result pretty boring. I wanted it to paint the egg...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:00:53 PDT
Laser Cut Pivoting Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Sewing-Box/
Laser Cut Pivoting Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RBUW/ILML65ET/F1ORBUWILML65ET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RBUW/ILML65ET/F1ORBUWILML65ET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/RBUW/ILML65ET/F1ORBUWILML65ET.SMALL.jpg Da3da1u5 I needed a small storage container for things like router and drill bits, glue and other small items I use in my workshop. I liked the design of a pivoting box, but the ones that could be bought were way to large, so I decided to make one myself. Fortunately I could use the lasercutter at my local F...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:04:30 PST
Portable Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop/
Portable Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/29K4/IL5J6YJK/FC029K4IL5J6YJK.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork A Portable Workshop for those of you that don't have much space or a compact cabinet you can carry all your stuff to work in other locations.I wanted it to keep it as small as possible for those of you that don't have much space or your car and tools share the same place. It has wheels so it can be ...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:15:37 PST
Pier 9 Guide: How to use the panel saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-Guide-How-to-Use-the-Panel-Saw/
Pier 9 Guide: How to use the panel saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDAV/IL260NYN/FNAGDAVIL260NYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDAV/IL260NYN/FNAGDAVIL260NYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GDAV/IL260NYN/FNAGDAVIL260NYN.SMALL.jpg Stilltrent This Instructable is for Workshop Users at Pier 9.Requirements for using the panel saw at Pier 9: Read through this InstructableTake General Workshop SafetyAsk Shop Staff for help getting materialClean up after yourselfI'm sure everyone has sauntered into a local hardware store or big box lumber ya...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:33:23 PST
American Patriot Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Patriot-Pen/
American Patriot Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/S49B/IL17PVEH/FYFS49BIL17PVEH.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I turned this slimline pen from stars and stripes blanks and I'll show you how I did it. Cutting and Drilling your Blanks I purchased a stars blank and a stripes blank from Packard Woodworks (though you can buy them at a lot of other woodturning stores). I also bought a chrome fancy slimline pen...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:03:14 PST
Electrolysis Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Bucket/
Electrolysis Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This is a method of rust removal that is effortless and effective.Warning: Do not do this inside. Hydrogen gas is produced and can ignite in enclosed spaces. Remove flames, cigarettes, etc. from the area. Use gloves and avoid touching the electrodes. Measure Find a 5 gallon bucket and measure t...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 15:25:18 PST
The Ultimate Feather Board http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Feather-Board/
The Ultimate Feather Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/YN1L/IKRNT3GZ/FGTYN1LIKRNT3GZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/YN1L/IKRNT3GZ/FGTYN1LIKRNT3GZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/YN1L/IKRNT3GZ/FGTYN1LIKRNT3GZ.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi I was looking for my feather board when I realised that it was put in the scrap-bin and taken it down to the recycling centre.I have made a new one and this time I've painted it bright red so hopefully it wan't get dumped. Marking out and cutting I used 18mm marine plywood to make the board.I cu...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 13:17:09 PST
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
The BALES Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Every so often, I'll get a really nice compliment on my workshop ... the layout, the organization, the overall feel, etc.Sometimes I even get questions about my workshop ... do I have more information on a shop made jig, a specific tool question, would I recommend a tool, why did I make a certain de...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:38:07 PST
Elephant-Vac http://www.instructables.com/id/Elephant-Vac/
Elephant-Vac - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BMIM/IKRNM997/FTPBMIMIKRNM997.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BMIM/IKRNM997/FTPBMIMIKRNM997.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BMIM/IKRNM997/FTPBMIMIKRNM997.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 Transform a vacuum cleaner into an elephant.With this vacuum cleaner, you need no longer to vacuum by yourself!Every visitor will beg to use it. Perhaps he even pays for it.And you have enough time to read "Tom Sawyer" ;) The frame I made a frame out of wood that fits good but not perfect on the...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:13:47 PST
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-Your-Shop-With-French-Cleat-Tool-Storage/
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel.I have a French Cleat Tool Storage System in my shop that makes moving all my tool storage items super easy when I want to reconfigure things. I have dedicated plans for all the items you see in the picture over at FixThisBuildThat.com. ...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:07:38 PST
Pegboard Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Pegboard-Fabric/
Pegboard Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/GDVD/IKIKVK1C/F09GDVDIKIKVK1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/GDVD/IKIKVK1C/F09GDVDIKIKVK1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/GDVD/IKIKVK1C/F09GDVDIKIKVK1C.SMALL.jpg Plusea Take your workspace with you wherever you go. This fabric version of the traditional hardwood pegboard is a re-configurable textile material that can be sewn with thick strong thread to create wearable and portable storage opportunities for all kinds of tools. Hopefully this system will make it easi...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:01:36 PST
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Your workshop, Is not a workshop, When it is a mess. That's why I've put together an Instructable showing 9 unusual methods for storing your workshop tools, Guaranteed to hold every tool has ever existed on planet earth!In September, 2015, I built The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard, But since then, I've...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
Lash out! - How to make a milling machine more accurate http://www.instructables.com/id/Sherline-5400-Milling-Machine-Leadscrew-Lash-Fix/
Lash out! - How to make a milling machine more accurate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SMALL.jpg solomonhorses Play is good, but not on a milling machine. There is nothing more frustrating than working on a milling machine, but having too much play in the hand wheels making it almost impossible to do accurate work.Play in the hand wheels is called "lash". In this Instructable I use a Sherline 5400 mill to d...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:58:48 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This instructable is a general overview and comparison of different restoration techniques. The object of experimentation is a drill press. Not all steps are in detail, but information can be found elsewhere on the web for exact instructions on different techniques. Find a Tool to Restore Hunt a...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Wall Mounted Plywood Entertainment Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Plywood-Entertainment-Center/
Wall Mounted Plywood Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/Z7T9/IK2X60K2/F4DZ7T9IK2X60K2.SMALL.jpg Shawn_palmiter with this instructable I had a dinky little entertainment center and want ed a bigger one. I looked up prices for sum of these that I wanted to buy but they were outrageously priced..... so I decide to make my own. building the base so the tools that I used were 1. table saw2. power drill3. mite...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 20:44:35 PST
How to make springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Springs/
How to make springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/6S3F/IK2X4Z4A/FUF6S3FIK2X4Z4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/6S3F/IK2X4Z4A/FUF6S3FIK2X4Z4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/6S3F/IK2X4Z4A/FUF6S3FIK2X4Z4A.SMALL.jpg Jack Houweling Springs are nice to have in the shop for your projects but how many should you carry and what size or type should you have.Buying springs can add up and sometimes it is difficult to find the exact one you need. Wouldn't it be nice to make your own. Making springs may seem intimidating but with a few...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:14:03 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
2x4 Mega Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicat...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST
Folding Plywood Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Plywood-Sawhorses/
Folding Plywood Sawhorses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JJ1G/IJSXG87I/FX1JJ1GIJSXG87I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JJ1G/IJSXG87I/FX1JJ1GIJSXG87I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/JJ1G/IJSXG87I/FX1JJ1GIJSXG87I.SMALL.jpg makendo There seem to be thousands of different plans for sawhorses out there, and it seems that people especially love making ones that are ludicrously sturdy. That's cool and all, but the last thing I need in my less-than-half-a-garage workshop is some beefy sawhorses using up precious floor space. These ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:35:46 PST
How To.. Make A Magic Ping Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Magic-Ping-Pong-Table/
How To.. Make A Magic Ping Pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/GUTA/IJKCMA53/FJGGUTAIJKCMA53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/GUTA/IJKCMA53/FJGGUTAIJKCMA53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/GUTA/IJKCMA53/FJGGUTAIJKCMA53.SMALL.jpg Petit Miracles This is how we made our first magic ping pong table! It's a boardroom table that can easily be turned into a ping pong table! We hope you enjoy! ​First you need your legs and base! We have used pine for ours but its really a matter of personal taste Then, your table top! We have used Redwood p...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 04:59:20 PST