Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 03:22:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Pegboard Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Pegboard-Fabric/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:14:03 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST
Folding Plywood Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Plywood-Sawhorses/
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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/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 04:59:20 PST
Work-frame from a kitchen table frame - the workbench built around what's NOT there! http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-frame-From-a-Kitchen-Table-Frame-the-Workbenc/
Work-frame from a kitchen table frame - the workbench built around what's NOT there! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SMALL.jpg montana mindsmith Intro - The goal of this project was to build a functional, ergonomic workbench from a thrown away kitchen table frame and the materials, bits and pieces and assortment of parts I already had in my shop. No money was spent on getting new materials - I already had these things, other than the salvag...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 23:26:50 PST
Make a workbench fan from an old microwave oven exhaust fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Workbench-Fan-From-an-Old-Microwave-Oven-Ex/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:48:22 PST
Tools_Wall_Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/ToolsWallMount/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 02:28:28 PST
DIY XXL Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-XXL-Compass/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:57:17 PST
Homemade Lamp Picker http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Lamp-Picker/
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 08:45:45 PST
Fold Down Work Table for X-Carve CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-Down-Work-Table-for-X-Carve-CNC-Machine/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 13:51:00 PST
A Folding and Steady Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Folding-and-Steady-Work-Bench/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:16:37 PST
More than just a lumber cart http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Lumber-Cart/
More than just a lumber cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/WKJR/IICCRRLU/FFAWKJRIICCRRLU.SMALL.jpg Moy perez woodshop A mobil cart to hold anything from small cutoffs to larger pieces of lumber. It also includes plenty of storage drawers and a clamp rack. Tools needed and materials Tools needed*Mitersaw or circular saw*Reciprocating saw or hacksaw*Drill press or hand drill*sander*Bandsaw or jigsaw*Brad nailer an...
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 14:38:22 PST
Ultimate Workshop Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workshop-Stool/
Ultimate Workshop Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3EP0/II992C29/FTF3EP0II992C29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3EP0/II992C29/FTF3EP0II992C29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/3EP0/II992C29/FTF3EP0II992C29.SMALL.jpg ZombieWorkshop Well this is my Workshop stool made from a single 2x4 of 12 feet long Wach the videoIt has Built in vise BenchDogs Magnetic strip Extension support for mittersaw Saddle Bag For tools and screwsIt takes about 1 day to built and some scrap from my shopi think the most difficult part is the end of the ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:46:19 PST
Simple Dorm Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dorm-Table/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 20:29:09 PST
Vice Clamp From Reclaimed Car Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Vice-Clamp-From-Reclaimed-Car-Jack/
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 19:57:34 PST
Storage Rack for Screws Version 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Rack-for-Screws-Version-20/
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 00:47:08 PST
Storage Rack for Screws http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Rack-for-Screws/
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 03:28:03 PST
wooden kneeling chair http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-kneeling-chair/
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A kneeling chair is what you need if you have to pass a lot of time in your office.Unfortunately this type of chairs is quite expensive and not very common. This is one reason to make your own kneeling chair, which will also make you very proud. references If you surf the web looking for "kneelin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:26:38 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST
Drainage Pipe Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Drainage-Clamps/
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:53:59 PST
Changing Hands on an Old Skeleton Key Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Hands-on-an-Old-Skeleton-Key-Lock/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:52:41 PST
Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Table/
Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/EVQW/IH9GY464/FVAEVQWIH9GY464.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/EVQW/IH9GY464/FVAEVQWIH9GY464.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/EVQW/IH9GY464/FVAEVQWIH9GY464.SMALL.jpg jdewitt12 Table made from recycled palletsPlease comment on what you thought about the project.Thanks! Of 4 Cut four pieces at 3” x 20“ (legs)Cut two pieces at 3” x 35” (sides of table) Cut twelve pieces at 3” x 12” (side & top) Of 4 Use screws to put at the end of each 3” x 35” boards and 3” x 12” boar...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 06:49:28 PST
Boxes for different things (screws, washers, nails) http://www.instructables.com/id/Boxes-for-different-things-screws-washers-nails/
Boxes for different things (screws, washers, nails) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/DPOD/IH2BOL0Y/FD8DPODIH2BOL0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/DPOD/IH2BOL0Y/FD8DPODIH2BOL0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/DPOD/IH2BOL0Y/FD8DPODIH2BOL0Y.SMALL.jpg guschabal This project began with the need to store screws, washers, nuts and other elements I use in my workshop.Here only the boxes will show in the next instructable I'll show you how I'll take all First prototype This was the first prototype but I realized it was too large for the purpose I was looking...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:05:28 PST
hard disk grinding machine http://www.instructables.com/id/hard-disk-grinding-machine/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:04:01 PST
Split live edge cedar and pine box ((mostly)no power tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-live-edge-cedar-and-pine-box-mostlyno-power-/
Split live edge cedar and pine box ((mostly)no power tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/OV2A/IGV4FY92/F1POV2AIGV4FY92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/OV2A/IGV4FY92/F1POV2AIGV4FY92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/OV2A/IGV4FY92/F1POV2AIGV4FY92.SMALL.jpg oleishman this is a concept i made along time ago with the split sides but i never completed it. this week i dug up the one side i had made and a handful of garden stakes to bring this old idea back from the spare parts bin. this build used approximately 20cm 2x4 40cm cedar garden stake 1 cool drift wood and ...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 01:54:06 PST
How to Build a Tiny Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tiny-Hut/
How to Build a Tiny Hut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Build the tiny hut only using very powerful double-stick tape. We don't use a screwdriver and a screw at all.Because how to use is easy, anyone can treat the double-stick tape. Spread Plywood Spread plywood on the ground. Build the hut on this top. Put a Foundation Put a foundation in a recta...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 20:56:04 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
Workshop Key Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Key-Holder/
Workshop Key Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/E2W4/IGV8M7OX/F3KE2W4IGV8M7OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/E2W4/IGV8M7OX/F3KE2W4IGV8M7OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/E2W4/IGV8M7OX/F3KE2W4IGV8M7OX.SMALL.jpg Tmayes94 Gather Materials 1. Power tools.2. Wrenches.3. Welder depending on what type of metal you use.4. Eye protection.5. A type of metal or wood.6. Your choice of paint or clear coat. 7. Vice.8. Grinder Starting The Project 1. Gather up the number of wrenches you want to cut. 2. Get your choice of ...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:16:05 PST
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Eco-Friendly-Garage-Heater-A-Pneumatic-Solar-Th/
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SMALL.jpg EcoMotive This instructable will cover the build of my 72 square foot solar thermal collector that harnesses the sun's energy to provide winter time space heating for my detached garage workshop. The functional part of the collector is a black aluminum absorber that heats up when the sun's rays are upon it. T...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:18:08 PST
A Small Height Adjustable Workbench - A 2x4 project http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Small-Height-Adjustable-Workbench-A-2x4-project/
A Small Height Adjustable Workbench - A 2x4 project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YDV4/IH6O4BW4/FJFYDV4IH6O4BW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YDV4/IH6O4BW4/FJFYDV4IH6O4BW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/YDV4/IH6O4BW4/FJFYDV4IH6O4BW4.SMALL.jpg MightyWood Making a small height adjustable workbench out of construction lumber.I made a small workbench for my son to play with. But it should also be a real workbench or potting table in the future. I made it out of construction lumber like 2x4s. It has a functional vise made entirely out of wood, a tool we...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 14:26:32 PDT
Double Duty Shelving with Cheap Hanger Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Duty-Shelving-with-Cheap-Hanger-Hack/
Double Duty Shelving with Cheap Hanger Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/252R/IG89CQB5/FEH252RIG89CQB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/252R/IG89CQB5/FEH252RIG89CQB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/252R/IG89CQB5/FEH252RIG89CQB5.SMALL.jpg wench4gumby When hanging stuff, most people use hooks. That's fine if you only need to hang a few items. But what if you have many items? Hooks are not cheap these days. Even the little brass cup hooks can add up quickly. Lots of hooks means lots of hole. And hooks are stationary. There is a better way to displ...
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Mon, 26 Oct 2015 23:42:09 PDT
ToolBox http://www.instructables.com/id/ToolBox/
ToolBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/TZPZ/IG2JNRF6/FS3TZPZIG2JNRF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/TZPZ/IG2JNRF6/FS3TZPZIG2JNRF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/TZPZ/IG2JNRF6/FS3TZPZIG2JNRF6.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a toolbox to keep organized. Cut waferboard Cut 3 pieces of 24"x12" waferboard. Cut 2 pieces of 12"x12" waferboard. Cut 2x2 Cut 2x2 to fit plush with the base piece of 24"x12" waferboard. Attach 2x2 to waferboard base. Screw 2x2 to waferboard base. Attach sides Screw 24"x12" wafer...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 08:17:09 PDT
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
Ultimate Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For those of us with small garages or workshops, or those who are unable to install permanent shelving and storage in their work spaces, it can be difficult to tackle ambitious projects that require larger materials and more room for maneuvering. That's where the Ultimate Mobile Workbench comes in....
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
Workshop storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-storage-1/
Workshop storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/GU93/IG121U1D/FN5GU93IG121U1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/GU93/IG121U1D/FN5GU93IG121U1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/GU93/IG121U1D/FN5GU93IG121U1D.SMALL.jpg Palmetto_x Keeping a workshop clean starts with shelving. Think ....everything has a home Materials 2*4*8' for the posts1*4*8' for supportsAlternatives:Ideally you want to go cheap on this and not spend a lot of money for something that is just for support. The middle pic is old decking board ripped in hal...
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:02:25 PDT
French Cleat Workshop Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Cleat-Workshop-Organization/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:20:28 PDT
Build a Workshop Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Workshop-Cabinet/
Build a Workshop Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/RS92/IFVC5ZRD/FYBRS92IFVC5ZRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/RS92/IFVC5ZRD/FYBRS92IFVC5ZRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/RS92/IFVC5ZRD/FYBRS92IFVC5ZRD.SMALL.jpg elking I had 2 crappy cabinets and one crappy stand that held my planer, metal cutting bandsaw and sander. I wanted to combine all 3 into one stand. I'm planning on building many cabinets for my kitchen remodel, this seemed like a good time to test out some cabinet software that I recently purchased.Since ...
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 12:44:08 PDT
Simple Window Storage Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Window-Storage-Solution/
Simple Window Storage Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/59U0/IFLGDA49/FFX59U0IFLGDA49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/59U0/IFLGDA49/FFX59U0IFLGDA49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/59U0/IFLGDA49/FFX59U0IFLGDA49.SMALL.jpg sri_narain283 Hello fellow DIY people,In this instructable you will be shown how to make a simple window storage solution!This is quite a simple tutorial, but the project has the potential to be ruined.Follow the steps carefully to create this masterpiece. Materials You will need:- 1800 x 90 x 19 mm Pine wood-...
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 07:17:39 PDT
Better than a workbench - The Clamping Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-than-a-workbench-The-Clamping-Box/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:24:01 PDT
Building a Tool cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Tool-cabinet/
Building a Tool cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/915S/IFGNSOPM/FIN915SIFGNSOPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/915S/IFGNSOPM/FIN915SIFGNSOPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/915S/IFGNSOPM/FIN915SIFGNSOPM.SMALL.jpg magnolia24 Wear safety glasses and hearing protection. Always use straight boards and check for square after each step. Wipe off excess glue with a moist wipe. For the cabinet you'll need: 5 pieces of 1x4 @14.5 " 2 pieces of 1x4 @32 " For the door you'll need: 5 pieces of 1x2 @14.5" 2 pieces of 1x2 @32 " Also...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2015 18:50:43 PDT
Workshop Space in a Rental Place http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Space-in-a-Rental-Place/
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 00:34:27 PDT
How to make a tree shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tree-shelf/
How to make a tree shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/W6HA/IEWNK3BZ/F2YW6HAIEWNK3BZ.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 from scrap wood Preparing the wood I used an old beamI cut the length and width and planed it with a planer.(But you can also use new wood from a store) Mark the joints All the joints are half lap joints.Attach a branch to the stem and make pencil lines on the branch and on the stem to indica...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:43:29 PDT
deckchair with baby version http://www.instructables.com/id/deckchair-with-baby-version/
deckchair with baby version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/EW1B/IEV872IP/FYUEW1BIEV872IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/EW1B/IEV872IP/FYUEW1BIEV872IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/EW1B/IEV872IP/FYUEW1BIEV872IP.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi This summer I built some deckchairs. They came out so nice that I decided to improve some variations too. This instructable will give you the opportunity to built them by yourself before next summer, supposed that you live in north hemisphere ;)What does it have to do with epilog contest? Imagine to...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:40:59 PDT
Plier organizer for drawer / Organizador de pinzas http://www.instructables.com/id/Plier-organizer-for-drawer-Organizador-de-pinzas/
Plier organizer for drawer / Organizador de pinzas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/K6C9/IEQY0IBY/FEVK6C9IEQY0IBY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/K6C9/IEQY0IBY/FEVK6C9IEQY0IBY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/K6C9/IEQY0IBY/FEVK6C9IEQY0IBY.SMALL.jpg ZombieWorkshop Do you hate all those plier using a lots of drawers in your cabinet, me too.This is very easy o build almost in 10 minutes just with your table saw an dour table saw sledAcaso no odias todas esas pinzas ocupando varios cajones en tu gabinete de herramientas, Yo tambienEste es un facil modo de maximi...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:49:33 PDT
A shelf with 1 screw http://www.instructables.com/id/A-screwless-shelf/
A shelf with 1 screw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/IUQT/IEN4Q49N/FHIIUQTIEN4Q49N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/IUQT/IEN4Q49N/FHIIUQTIEN4Q49N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/IUQT/IEN4Q49N/FHIIUQTIEN4Q49N.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 A simple shelf for a workshop Material You need a long board for the back and short boards for the shelfMark the position for the short boards where ever you want Make your first cut The height of the saw blade is 1/4 of the width of the long board Add a spacer and make your second cut.The...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:44:58 PDT