Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:11:55 PST BLOX v1.01 The Multi-Axis Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Multi-Angle-Camera-Mount/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:02:49 PST
The Camera Track and Boom System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Camera-Track-and-Boom-System/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:33:04 PST
Miter Saw Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Cart/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:47:28 PST
FLY STOOL http://www.instructables.com/id/FLY-STOOL/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:24:12 PST
Maker/Work Bench From Scrap Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerWork-Bench-From-Scrap-Wood/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:01 PST
Child's Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Workbench/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:20:32 PST
Spray Paint Rack Improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Rack-Improvements/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
Baileigh Combination Shear Brake Roll: A Quick Start Guide for Pier 9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Baileigh-Combination-Shear-Brake-Roll-A-Quick-Star/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 18:19:52 PDT
Making a Workbench Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Workbench-Table/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:29:51 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Spruce up your shop: install a wood floor http://www.instructables.com/id/Spruce-up-your-shop-install-a-wood-floor/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:04:50 PDT
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Crayon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Machine/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:07:16 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-under-garagedoor-shelfprojector-mount/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:19:06 PDT
Table-top Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-top-Mini-bar/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:39:09 PDT
Wall mounted Mini-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-mounted-Mini-bar/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:16:37 PDT
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Sanding-Bands/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:39:55 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
A simple low cost forge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-cost-forge/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:12:10 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
All for one and one for all http://www.instructables.com/id/All-for-one-and-one-for-all/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:56:21 PDT
THE JEEP CAVE FLOOR http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-JEEP-CAVE-FLOOR/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:38:15 PDT
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replaceable-sandpapers-for-Sanding-blocks/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1lb-Boxed-Screw-Storage-Rack/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:38 PDT
A Chair for the Great Outdoors http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chair-for-the-Great-Outdoors/
A Chair for the Great Outdoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/QTTY/HXA9QG8C/FBHQTTYHXA9QG8C.SMALL.jpg TinkerJim This is a project that will reward you with comfort! It will last outdoors for years and years with no upkeep, weathering gracefully as the years roll on. It has a natural rugged utilitarian style, and making one of these chairs is an easy weekend project. The inspiration for this chair came fro...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 08:41:13 PDT
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
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
Homemade pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-pipe/
Homemade pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/LNZA/HWVAT6KP/FQALNZAHWVAT6KP.SMALL.jpg luka512 I started with a paper template. The size of the pipe is completely up to you, I decided on a small pocket pipe that is 12 cm long and 5 cm wide. The thickness of the wood should be 2 cm. The wood I chose some scrap oak flooring which was just laying around my workshop. I recommend you use oak or...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:32:52 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude The perfect way to store your sharp tools under your desk. Made from re-purposed kitchen cabinet runners and some scrap wood. This Instructable also expands on how to do this with no specialist power-tools for low cost. WHY I MADE THIS: I just moved to London (to start working at sugru). London ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Apartment Solar System http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Solar-System/
Apartment Solar System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TC71/HWES2R0Z/F4CTC71HWES2R0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TC71/HWES2R0Z/F4CTC71HWES2R0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TC71/HWES2R0Z/F4CTC71HWES2R0Z.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira Here's a Link to another Instructable of mine: DIY Solar+Wind House.This is a 'Green' and eco-friendly Instructable which creates a sustainable way of living which combines the use of Solar & BATTERIES. For example, the materials/ parts used do not consume electricity inorder to function. Instead it...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:57:07 PDT
Make your own grappling hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-grappling-hook/
Make your own grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/G5OI/GHF6O6A1/FX5G5OIGHF6O6A1.SMALL.jpg monkeyjo Have you ever wanted to make your own grappling hook? Instead of spending $30.00 to get one why not make your own for $15.00? Well I am going to show you how! And this would have helped to clean up the rough edges: http://www.amazon.com/Craftsman-Bench-Grinder-Lamp/dp/B0027DTN06/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 13:38:51 PST
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/
Pallet Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Q55Z/HVTWA2IY/F1QQ55ZHVTWA2IY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Q55Z/HVTWA2IY/F1QQ55ZHVTWA2IY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/Q55Z/HVTWA2IY/F1QQ55ZHVTWA2IY.SMALL.jpg rubenrijst What's a pen without ink?What's a man without a woman?What's a party without the booze?But most importantly.....What is a bed without a pallet nightstand?!Three months ago a big ol' pallet found its way to me. My girlfriend had always wanted a unique nightstand so I decided to make one for her. Oh.....
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Fri, 30 May 2014 14:15:39 PDT
3D Wooden Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Wooden-Portrait/
3D Wooden Portrait - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5UV4/HVS1CPG1/FHM5UV4HVS1CPG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5UV4/HVS1CPG1/FHM5UV4HVS1CPG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/5UV4/HVS1CPG1/FHM5UV4HVS1CPG1.SMALL.jpg ronanmor So my idea was to add a new twist on those 3-colour stencils you see all over the place. I really like that style but i wanted to add a little texture and depth to the whole thing.So i thought why not make it out of wood and use a different colour wood for each layer. That way you get that kind of t...
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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
Efficient Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Efficient-Water-Pump/
Efficient Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G34X/HVDU2MGV/FV1G34XHVDU2MGV.SMALL.jpg joshward Follow these instructions to make a really simple water pump that's easy to make and works efficiently. We designed this pump for a brief we were given at the Glasgow School of Art to attempt to design and create the most efficient way possible of lifting water up by 60mm. You can apply this design ...
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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/
The Saw Blade Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/8H4X/HV9HOPG2/FSY8H4XHV9HOPG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/8H4X/HV9HOPG2/FSY8H4XHV9HOPG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/8H4X/HV9HOPG2/FSY8H4XHV9HOPG2.SMALL.jpg -BALES- It's been established that I have some OCD when it comes to cleanliness and organizational matters. I have a relatively small/narrow shop (9'x25') and when everything has its place, it stays uncluttered and improves my work flow and efficiency.This space (for me) started as a musical rehearsal area...
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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/
Minimal Modern Wood Computer Stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PCGV/HUK2CJBN/FN3PCGVHUK2CJBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PCGV/HUK2CJBN/FN3PCGVHUK2CJBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/PCGV/HUK2CJBN/FN3PCGVHUK2CJBN.SMALL.jpg craftclarity Fast, Cheap, Amazing. Pick Two. This Instructable is part of a longer exploration of material reuse that I'm calling the Offcuts Series. I hope you find my little project interesting—most of my dimensions were discovered along the way, so making a recipe to built the exact same thing didn't make ...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:19 PDT
Apartment Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Workbench/
Apartment Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/0QJC/HTOUCZHX/FOY0QJCHTOUCZHX.SMALL.jpg Blair0 A DIY type person without a workbench is like a chipmunk without pouch cheeks. It just doesn't work and can have fatal results (can't collect the nuts eventually starving in the winter). The simple solution is to get a workbench, but to have workbench in an apartment posses some challenges. 1. Ther...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 22:34:48 PDT
Pallet Shoe Rack | Shoe stand from pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Shoe-Rack-Shoe-stand-from-pallets/
Pallet Shoe Rack | Shoe stand from pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/RN05/HTNO6RGU/FHLRN05HTNO6RGU.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ So basically there were no way for me to store my shoes in the living room, so since I am still on "Pallet Mania" I decided to make a stand out of pallets, so here it is.To be honest with you someone else has come up with this idea, I just took it and adapted it to my needs.Enjoy! Pallet Wood Mat...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 23:54:59 PDT
Portable Electronics Workstation / workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Electronic-Workstation/
Portable Electronics Workstation / workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/F38M/HT2BVZ8P/FJ5F38MHT2BVZ8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/F38M/HT2BVZ8P/FJ5F38MHT2BVZ8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/F38M/HT2BVZ8P/FJ5F38MHT2BVZ8P.SMALL.jpg Chitlange Sahas Hi , I Chitlange Sahas , Aging 15 , from India, here with a new instructable "Portable electronic workstation". I have designed this for the PORTABLE WORKSTATIONS CONTEST. Please vote for me if you like my instructable , you can see "VOTE" on the top of the page. I frequently need the following thin...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 01:53:16 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
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Mattress-Box-Spring-Repurposed-for-Out-of-the-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/TI6E/HT17B99O/F34TI6EHT17B99O.SMALL.jpg tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 PDT
Toothbrush to rotary tool bristle brush http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-to-rotary-tool-bristle-brush/
Toothbrush to rotary tool bristle brush - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9MOY/HSVGB5D3/F4J9MOYHSVGB5D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9MOY/HSVGB5D3/F4J9MOYHSVGB5D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/9MOY/HSVGB5D3/F4J9MOYHSVGB5D3.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo Here's another take on putting a used toothbrush to good use. My toothbrush seems to wear out within a month and worse still, only the top half of the brush wears out while the bottom half seems fine. Must be something wrong with the way I brush my teeth. But not to worry, this ible is sure to put a...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 02:22:28 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