Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:26:24 PST BLOX v1.01 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
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
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Knife-Etching-DIY-Quick-and-easy-way-of-makin/
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ This is my new Instructable on how to Acid Etch your knife. Knife Etching video Here is what you need: - Knife- Ferric Chloride $12.50 - Nail Polish $3 - Nail Polish remover $3 - 400 grit sand paper - Tall bottle or a container - Paper towels So as you can see this project doesn't require much mone...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:41:08 PST
Tools_Wall_Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/ToolsWallMount/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 02:28:28 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
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
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
Drainage Pipe Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Drainage-Clamps/
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:53:59 PST
How to Build a Tiny Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tiny-Hut/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 20:56:04 PST
hard disk grinding machine http://www.instructables.com/id/hard-disk-grinding-machine/
hard disk grinding machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hoy les voy a enseñar a hacer una amoladora con un disco rigido de pc Desarmar Lo primero que debemos hacer es quitar la cubeierta del disco rigido.Normalmente suele tener 7 u 8 tornillitos, los 6 que están a la vista mas uno o dos mas que están ocultos bajo el sticker. Quitar algunos component...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:04:01 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 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/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:18:08 PST
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 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
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
A shelf with 1 screw http://www.instructables.com/id/A-screwless-shelf/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:44:58 PDT
The Key Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Key-Keeper/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 15:26:11 PDT
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Magnetic-Pegboard/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 07:01:01 PDT
How to use Drill to cut horizontally (as a dremel replacement) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Drill-to-cut-horizontally-as-a-dremel-r/
How to use Drill to cut horizontally (as a dremel replacement) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SMALL.jpg Prem_Sagar This is a quick hack to help you cut horizontally when you don’t have any horizontal cutting tool or dremel with you.This project is a result of our sheer resourcefulness when we were in dire need of cutting some acrylic sheets and wood blocks, and didn’t have access to Dremel or wood cutters.Tools ...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:24:13 PDT
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-your-wood-slabs-with-a-Planing-Sled-that-you/
Plane your wood slabs with a Planing Sled that you build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/3XGZ/IDBHY07R/FAQ3XGZIDBHY07R.SMALL.jpg robot-six This instructable gives an overview of how to plane your wood slabs flat using a router and a Planing sled. Start with your wood slabs. Here are the two wood slabs that I want to plane flat Measure your wood slabs maximum width and length. These wood slabs are on the smallish side. So I wante...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:08:37 PDT
Project ideas to organize your garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-ideas-to-organize-your-garage-workshop/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 14:16:27 PDT
adjustable wood sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/adjustable-wood-sawhorse/
adjustable wood sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A good sawhorse is something essential in a workshop, especially if you work with wood and you often need to take outside some board or piece to cut and sand.And if you need a temporary table in the garden for barbecue and parties, these two stacking and adjustable sawhorses are the perfect support....
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:17:55 PDT
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-workshop-cart-with-hidden-drawer/
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SMALL.jpg seamster For the last couple of months I've been busily reorganizing my workshop. I've built all sorts of new stuff, including several cabinets, a large outfeed work table, and this new mobile workshop cart. I wanted a simple but heavy-duty cart to hold my jointer and planer that allowed them to be moved aro...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:29:36 PDT
Easy workshop cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-workshop-cabinets/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:16:18 PDT
Turning a Camphor Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Camphor-Pen/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 07:32:55 PDT
Naked Bulb Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Naked-Bulb-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:18:48 PDT
Setting Up the Perfect Electronics Workplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-the-Perfect-Electronics-Workplace/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:22:03 PDT
Workbench vise from reclaimed scissor jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-vice-from-reclaimed-scissor-jack/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:18:44 PDT
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-plasma-cutting-and-grinding-table/
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SMALL.jpg Theopenmind The answer to the abrasive and dangerous metal dust and particles produced from plasma cutting and grinding steel is to suck the air, complete with all particles, smoke, fumes etc. away from your workpiece! Items purchased for this project were the filter at $65, the reverse pulse valve at $100 from...
By: Theopenmind

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:53:20 PDT
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Socket-Wrench-Keychain/
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SMALL.jpg M3G I find myself in need of a wrench a lot. Whether it's on my longboard, a tool, or some project I'm working on, I always end up needing to loosen or tighten a nut or bolt. I tried carrying a skate tool around, but it was a little too bulky for me, often didn't have the right size drivers for whatever...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:06:31 PDT
2 Car All-Metal Workshop For 2 Grand http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Car-Backyard-Shop-For-2-Grand/
2 Car All-Metal Workshop For 2 Grand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/X4GJ/IAMCLYS6/FK6X4GJIAMCLYS6.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Overture: A Tale of Two Cards...It began as a blueprint on an index card...It began with a Lowe's credit card...Based on a True Story,Building Steel!You say you'd love to have a two car garage, but you can't afford it? Or you need a workshop to build your dream airplane/car/boat/World Domination pro...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:33:30 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
Secret Storage Floating Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer So I got bored of my regular corner desk and decided to build a floating desk into the corner alcove of my room to replace it. Then, I thought 'If I'm going to build a desk anyway, why not make it some funky james bond style desk?'..... so I decided to give it hidden storage compartments, and lights...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Watertight Metal container. (no sealant needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Watertight-Metal-container-no-sealant-needed/
Watertight Metal container. (no sealant needed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/EZ8P/I9RLKD8I/FRIEZ8PI9RLKD8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/EZ8P/I9RLKD8I/FRIEZ8PI9RLKD8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/EZ8P/I9RLKD8I/FRIEZ8PI9RLKD8I.SMALL.jpg richie_114 mine are from old license plates so they have holes. But without the holes would be able to fill them full of water and they wouldn't leak!I've entered this project in the REUSE contest, Check out the entries and vote on one you like! :Dhttp://www.instructables.com/contest/reuse2015/ layout. this...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 20:34:43 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Irwin-Clamps-Longer-For-Free/
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SMALL.jpg stangtime When I'm working on a project in my shop the longer clamps are often committed to other jobs and I'm left with smaller clamps. The obvious answer is to get more clamps (you can never have enough of them), but often I only need another inch or two to make the smaller clamps work. An easy mod to squ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Living Room Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-Workbench/
Living Room Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/G14U/I9FGSN16/FS2G14UI9FGSN16.SMALL.jpg ZippoPT Necessity is truly the mother of all inventions…Since I currently live in an apartment without any extra rooms that I could turn into a workshop, I had to come up with a way of squeezing a workbench in what I had. Luckily for me, my awesome wife "Hi honey!" (just in case she comes snooping around he...
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Fri, 8 May 2015 10:19:06 PDT
Contractor Saw Dust Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Contractor-Saw-Dust-Collection/
Contractor Saw Dust Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/5GEX/I9EOQZ0V/F9W5GEXI9EOQZ0V.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather Ugh. Dust, amirite?My shopvac isn’t very high quality and a proper dust collection system is a long way off for me, but I’m sick of tasting pine with my evening meal. And I can’t leave anything in my shop without a thick coating of dust forming on it. I left my bike in the shop while I made a few cu...
By: TheWoodfather

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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:39:49 PDT
CNC Plasma Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Table/
CNC Plasma Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SMALL.jpg simonrafferty So, you've bought a plasma cutter and you wish you could accurately cut your designs in metal. Tracing lines by hand gives disappointing results and CNC Plasma tables are way out of your budget. Sound familiar? Well, that's what I thought anyway!If you have not bought your plasma cutter yet - the...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:44 PDT
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-FloorYard-Cleaner/
Magnetic Floor/Yard Cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/A2OO/I8FQV2WH/FYVA2OOI8FQV2WH.SMALL.jpg matrix32176 Have you ever dropped a nail or screw on the floor and not be able to find where it went too until it ends up stuck in your shoe, or worse, your foot? This will help to quickly fix that. Usually the answer is to grab a magnet, get down on the old prayer bones, and sweep around until you hear the t...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:32:16 PDT
My Small Tools Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Small-Tools-Workshop/
My Small Tools Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D3KT/I8BGJTXB/FOXD3KTI8BGJTXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D3KT/I8BGJTXB/FOXD3KTI8BGJTXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/D3KT/I8BGJTXB/FOXD3KTI8BGJTXB.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hey GuysSince i left my parents house and moved to a place of my own , i needed to arrange myself a small wOrkShop.Although it is a small place ( Closet ) ,in addition to the closet i plan to arrange myself an additional Desk to work on .My biggest dream ( for real ! ) is to have a huge room of my...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 08:37:16 PDT
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Pallet-Wood-Bench/
One Hour Pallet Wood Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/WO1D/I800WULS/F8NWO1DI800WULS.SMALL.jpg emilescharneck This is an instructable for a simple pallet wood bench that can be completed within an hour. It also serves as a good foundation to build upon if you are looking for something a little more complex. Add some lumbar support, arm rests or a nice paint job to refine this simple design! Please enjoy! ...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 08:27:03 PDT
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Cast-Iron-Tools-Easily/
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/B8EX/I7VQP8K9/FFVB8EXI7VQP8K9.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather Ok, put your hand up if you've ever used your table saw as a bench to work on or glue up on.Yep nearly everyone huh.I'm probably a bit worse, I use it when painting as well...The cast iron was not looking in absolute tip top shape after a year of this abuse, so I decided it was time to spruce it up....
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:11 PDT
Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-7/
Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/3T5T/I7MY8W0V/FFZ3T5TI7MY8W0V.SMALL.jpg babou76 Hello everybody,Actually I learn cabinet-maker. For my first instructable I build a laptop stand for desk. It's better when you work with paper and cooled fast the laptop. I took pictures for steps. It's my first try for the dimension, they can be optimized. I hope that my model will inspire readers...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:30:00 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/X8GT/I7Q0U764/FSPX8GTI7Q0U764.SMALL.jpg Amaries When I made some copper pendants (see link below) I wanted to combine them with a bracelet. The next question was whether the bracelet should be made of wood or leather. A difficult decision.... I couldn’t choose so I made both. In this instructable I will show you how. I am not a professional and t...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For many beginning woodworkers, the dilemma of whether to buy a fixed or plunge router (and when/why to use one over the other) can be confusing. For most projects, a fixed router will take care of the job handily, but there are times when a plunge router is helpful or necessary. Purchasing a comb...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-Light-Shelf-Power-Box/
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
one hand bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/one-hand-bottle-opener/
one hand bottle opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/C001/I70B0W2B/FAUC001I70B0W2B.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This bottle opener works better than any other bottle opener I know. Cut a piece of scrap wood the dimension doesn't matter Round the edges if you don't have a router, use sandaper Cut it in length ca. 10cm Drill a hole to avoid splintering Sanding sanding, sanding ... Nailing a n...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:27:31 PDT
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Moulding-Make-your-own-monster/
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Y36T/I74L8ICV/F2GY36TI74L8ICV.SMALL.jpg Louise Dupan Dip moulding is a technique that explains itself. You dip a shape in a fluid (in this case latex) and when it dries, you have the shape in that material. It is often used for making molds. We will use it to make a little squeezable monster. In this instructable we will explain how these little monst...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:44:06 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavyduty-Workbench-Shop-Cart/
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 PDT