Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:48:00 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a BAT-signal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-signal/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Mini Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Sword-1/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:36:29 PST
Beanery Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Beanery-Garden/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:24:36 PST
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Big/Tiny Variable Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/BigTiny-Variable-Dust-Separator/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:38:59 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider http://www.instructables.com/id/Compression-Shelf-Room-Divider/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Wooden YU-GI-OH Card (Or any card you like) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-YU-GI-OH-Card-Or-any-card-you-like/
Wooden YU-GI-OH Card (Or any card you like) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/NUJX/I2P3OSW6/FOTNUJXI2P3OSW6.SMALL.jpg gabrieltaft The Wooden Yu-Gi-Oh CardTonight my co-worker told me how much of a Yu-Gi-Oh fan his son is. So, we decided to make him an early Christmas present...You could use this process to make any sort of Wooden Card sets (Playing Cards, Pokemon)What you need :Laser Cutting AccessVector Art Program Create t...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:56:18 PST
Homemade Wood Pizza Cutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Pizza-Cutters/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:41:23 PST
A Scrap T.V. Becomes An OTA Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Scrap-TV-Becomes-An-OTA-Antenna/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:51:41 PST
Modifying a Horizontal Storage Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Modifying-a-Horizontal-Storage-Shed/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:42:19 PST
Propane Tank into Air Tank, The EASY way http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-into-Air-Tank-The-EASY-way/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2009 20:01:36 PDT
Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-and-Aging-Wood-Planks-with-Simple-Paintin/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:49:17 PST
Best DIY Dremel Sander Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Dremel-Sander-Ever/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:51:48 PST
Collapsable and Portable Sawhorses http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsable-Sawhorses/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:59:48 PST
Scroll Sawed Wooden Bowls! http://www.instructables.com/id/Scroll-Sawed-Wooden-Bowls/
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Sat, 4 Dec 2010 16:12:21 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Getting your home ready for winter http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-your-home-ready-for-winter/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:23:37 PST
Solid wood computer desk for only $50 in material! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-wood-computer-desk-for-only-50-in-material/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:25:06 PST
City Skyline Pallet Art http://www.instructables.com/id/City-Skyline-Pallet-Art/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:45:04 PST
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-wood-Phone-case-with-Sugru-hinge-and-latch/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:32:10 PST
Technique: Multiple Copies with Router and Templates http://www.instructables.com/id/Mulitple-Copies-with-Router-and-Templates/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:16:18 PST
From Tree To Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Tree-To-Lamp/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:47:12 PST
Terrarium Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-Table/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:50 PST
Cyclone for your dust collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-for-your-dust-collector/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:23:37 PDT
LED Circuit Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Circuit-Board-Table/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:01:50 PST
Poured Resin NES cartridge table http://www.instructables.com/id/Poured-Resin-NES-cartridge-table/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:30:27 PST
Wooden Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Piggy-Bank/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:12:44 PST
Retro Phone Dock From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Alarm-Clock-iPhone-Dock-From-Scrap/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:46:57 PST
how to hack into a cheap electronic toy http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-hack-into-a-cheap-electronic-toy/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:05:33 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Cordless-Lightbox/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
Coffee Around the World-Create Your Own Custom Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Around-the-World-Create-Your-Own-Custom-Cof/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:20:04 PST
Hidden Compartment Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Compartment-Shelf/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:26:15 PST
Skateboard Veneer Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Veneer-Inlay/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 14:53:21 PST
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Bed-Reclaiming-the-unused-space-Captains-B/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 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
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Style-DIY-Organization-Board/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Reclaimed timber Hollow Wood Surfboard - 9'2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-timber-Hollow-Wood-Surfboard-92/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:13:58 PST
Homemade Bench Oak Carvers Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bench-Oak-Carvers-Vice/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:54:32 PST
Butter Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Butter-Candle-1/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:46:44 PST
Additional Insulation Attic storage soultion http://www.instructables.com/id/Attic-storage-soultion/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:18:30 PST
DIY fix for Jeep Cherokee A/C Blend Door Failure http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fix-for-Jeep-Cherokee-AC-Blend-Door-Failure/
DIY fix for Jeep Cherokee A/C Blend Door Failure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RGQJ/GG4A6W9C/FJGRGQJGG4A6W9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RGQJ/GG4A6W9C/FJGRGQJGG4A6W9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/RGQJ/GG4A6W9C/FJGRGQJGG4A6W9C.SMALL.jpg Gregmink Like most DIYers I see a problem and the last thing I think about is "where do I take this to get it fixed?" I instead ‎look at a problem and try to outwit traditional solutions. That being said, when I didn't have heat in my Jeep Grand ‎Cherokee (JGC) during our first cold snap I naturally went onl...
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Tue, 9 Nov 2010 10:05:20 PST
Wooden Leather Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Leather-Burnisher/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 03:18:08 PST
Mjölnir's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnirs-Cradle/
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By: Wired_Mist

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:45:23 PST
Pac-Man Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-Man-Table/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:06:57 PST
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Wall-Shelf/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:54:15 PST
Propane tank to air storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-tank-to-air-storage/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:43:34 PST
Shop cheats: Clean various holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Clean-various-holes/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:14:47 PST
DIY Dust/Wood Chip Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DustWood-Chip-Collector/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:47:51 PST
Electrolysis Rust Removal - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Rust-Removal-DIY-Tutorial/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:13:43 PST
dogwood burl and walnut freehand pick box http://www.instructables.com/id/dogwood-burl-and-walnut-freehand-pick-box/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:18:59 PST