Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:19:06 PST BLOX v1.01 Pressure Pump, Pressure Switch repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Pump-Pressure-Switch-repair/
Pressure Pump, Pressure Switch repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/SNU4/H8TTNPZR/FB1SNU4H8TTNPZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/SNU4/H8TTNPZR/FB1SNU4H8TTNPZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/SNU4/H8TTNPZR/FB1SNU4H8TTNPZR.SMALL.jpg FieldingBlue Introduction I have a number of rain water tanks which I use to water my vegetable garden during the summer. I have a cheap water pump that has been working faithfully for the last 4 years but this year, when I turned it on for the first time, I got no pressure regulation, the pump was running flat...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 17:02:56 PDT
Wooden Knuckle Dusters http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Knuckle-Dusters/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:16:41 PST
Simple Rock-Solid Cantilever Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rock-Solid-Cantilever-Desk/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:06:12 PDT
Quick Cheap Easy Shelf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-Easy-Shelf/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:26:23 PST
Make a Massironi shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Massironi-Shelf/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:07:28 PST
Building A Computer Desk / DIY Desk PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Computer-Desk-DIY-Desk-PC/
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:18:00 PST
Monster Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Truck-1/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 07:52:02 PST
How to set up a mobile stripper pole in your living room (Carmen Electra Peek-A-Boo Pole Dancing Kit) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-a-stripper-pole-in-your-living-room-/
How to set up a mobile stripper pole in your living room (Carmen Electra Peek-A-Boo Pole Dancing Kit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/ZE36/I45HMEOX/FTIZE36I45HMEOX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/ZE36/I45HMEOX/FTIZE36I45HMEOX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/ZE36/I45HMEOX/FTIZE36I45HMEOX.SMALL.jpg BizOfTech Lauren helps me unbox the Carmen Electra Peek-A-Boo Pole Dancing Kit which will later be used to hold my 55 inch plasma TV so we needed to load test it first. The kit is actually pretty awesome with and despite having instructions that say the top mount needs to be anchored we had no problem playing...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 13:10:16 PST
Build a Brick Walkway http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Brick-Walkway/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:46:27 PDT
Fixing a valvecover gasket leak http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-valvecover-gasket-leak/
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Tue, 23 Jul 2013 09:38:00 PDT
How To Make A Plywood Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Plywood-Mallet/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:49:43 PDT
Vertical Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Laptop-Stand/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 09:14:25 PST
Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacksaw/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2005 12:49:41 PDT
Wooden Chef Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chef-Knife/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:57:29 PST
How to build a desktop aquaponics system for indoor gardening. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-desktop-aquaponics-system-for-indoo/
How to build a desktop aquaponics system for indoor gardening. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZY3O/H5TUB37L/FZYZY3OH5TUB37L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZY3O/H5TUB37L/FZYZY3OH5TUB37L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZY3O/H5TUB37L/FZYZY3OH5TUB37L.SMALL.jpg Get Forked Aquaponics system: How to build a desktop aquaponics system for indoor gardening. Aquaponics guide. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, we can no longer deny that fall is on the way and winter is around the corner.  For me this means that hot summer days toiling around the garden will...
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Sat, 18 Aug 2012 22:17:40 PDT
Wooden Rocket with a See-Through Window http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rocket-With-a-See-Through-Window/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:06:15 PST
Batarang From a Saw Blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Batarang-From-a-Saw-Blade/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 13:52:21 PST
Garage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Shelves-1/
Garage Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CLQP/IXUQLLLI/FC5CLQPIXUQLLLI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CLQP/IXUQLLLI/FC5CLQPIXUQLLLI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/CLQP/IXUQLLLI/FC5CLQPIXUQLLLI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 This is an easy and affordable method I've used to build all my garage shelves. They are extremely strong and will support anything I put up there.In this instructable I’ll walk you through a step-by-step process of how to build shelves with a little bit of engineering insight to add to your underst...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:09:24 PST
Knife Making: Clip Point Full Tang Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-Clip-Point-Full-Tang-Knife/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:46:57 PST
Rebuilding Keyed Drill Chucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-Keyed-Drill-Chucks/
Rebuilding Keyed Drill Chucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZL3K/IXUSEQLG/FK6ZL3KIXUSEQLG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZL3K/IXUSEQLG/FK6ZL3KIXUSEQLG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZL3K/IXUSEQLG/FK6ZL3KIXUSEQLG.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have a number of drill chucks from drills salvaged from waste bins throughout the years. Surprisingly the reason I get the chucks is most people don't know how to repair, replace, or rebuild a drill chuck. Rebuilding a plain bearing drill chuck is not much different than replacing a bearing in an ...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:16:16 PST
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Belt-Sander-Attachment/
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:53:56 PST
Aluminum Can Solar Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Can-Solar-Heater/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:46:15 PST
Brick Press from a Block Splitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Press-from-a-Block-Splitter/
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Thu, 1 Oct 2015 09:51:16 PDT
Easy Method to Do Laser Cut Wood Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Method-to-Do-Laser-Cut-Wood-Inlay/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:47:18 PDT
How to make a Viking Age wooden comb http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Viking-Age-wooden-comb/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 23:34:56 PDT
How to lift the front of your 1992 Chevy truck without a lift kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-lift-the-front-of-your-1992-Chevy-truck-wit/
How to lift the front of your 1992 Chevy truck without a lift kit! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/JUMX/H9G10KVJ/FKOJUMXH9G10KVJ.SMALL.jpg JessicaM. I found a super easy way to lift the front end of my 1992 k1500 chevy.  I want to put bigger tires on my truck  but I cant afford an entire lift kit :( so me and my dad decided to experiment!  We had heard that just by cranking up the bolts on your torsion bars you can get some lift.  I had no idea ...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 21:49:34 PST
DIY Carving Knifes from Hacksaw Blades + Custom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Carving-Knifes-From-Hacksaw-Blades-Custom-Box/
DIY Carving Knifes from Hacksaw Blades + Custom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SMALL.jpg Modern Rustic Workshop In this Instructable I will be showing you guys how I made carving knives from all reclaimed materials and also a custom box to go with it.For this set of carving knives I used old reciprocating saw blades for the blades of the knives and a 2 by 4 for the handle, and think overall they came out wond...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:56:26 PST
Epoxy Wire Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-Wire-Bowl/
Epoxy Wire Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/VON5/IXQG1FMX/F4BVON5IXQG1FMX.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks This bowl is a wedding present for my sister and brother-in-law. The base of this bowl is made from spalted beech from a fallen branch off of a 120 year old beech tree that was saved from the fire wood pile. I had a busted ethernet cable that I ripped open and embedded in a two-part epoxy (he is an ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:14:37 PST
Fake Corner Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Corner-Cabinet/
Fake Corner Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/F8E3/ILCH93XO/FVBF8E3ILCH93XO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/F8E3/ILCH93XO/FVBF8E3ILCH93XO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/F8E3/ILCH93XO/FVBF8E3ILCH93XO.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker A fairly basic woodworking project with a rectangular case and a large top that fits into a corner of your room. You can get more details about the build including the tools and supplies used as well as a free detailed PDF plan at my website. Cutting Cabinet Shell Cut to width and length the 5 bo...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 10:16:13 PST
Install Halo LED Projector Fog Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Halo-LED-Projector-Fog-Light/
Install Halo LED Projector Fog Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/W3HQ/ICQSUNBL/FEEW3HQICQSUNBL.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy When you combine the classy look of halo rings plus the super bright output of projector fog lights, you get a pretty neat set output with a smooth look. Like most retrofit products, these halo LED projector fog lights come in varying options and can be modified to fit almost any vehicle. If you've ...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:36:59 PDT
Softer Better (and more expensive) Bean bag chair/sofa/bed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Softer-Better-and-more-expensive-Bean-bag-chair/
Softer Better (and more expensive) Bean bag chair/sofa/bed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ANX7/F3SYTMWY/FDCANX7F3SYTMWY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ANX7/F3SYTMWY/FDCANX7F3SYTMWY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/ANX7/F3SYTMWY/FDCANX7F3SYTMWY.SMALL.jpg downgrade After Seeing An Instructable by a genius named dan I remember a product by the company Lovesac and wanted to make a cheaper version. Well I succeeded, kind of. Materials This is pretty much a copy of the instructable in the intro, however using ripped/shredded foam for stuffing like the lovesac c...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2007 15:54:11 PDT
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/HAND-FORGED-Cold-Chisel-From-a-Rusty-Old-Coil-Spri/
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker One of the oldest, most important reasons for blacksmithing is tool making (if not the most important). A large part of that is making those tools from less-than-ideal or found materials. Professional smiths nowadays pretty much exclusively use "known" steels (i.e. bought steel whose exact compositi...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:39:46 PST
Simple DIY End Table for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-End-Table-for-10/
Simple DIY End Table for $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/E2XN/ICPP4XBD/FV4E2XNICPP4XBD.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This great little end table is made entirely out of a quarter sheet of plywood, which costs only $10, if you cut up from a full sheet, or $20 if you buy the pre-sized 2' x 4' sheet at the home improvement store.The design is really simple, but very nice and it's an easy build utilizing a nail gun an...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:08:39 PDT
Folddown Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Folddown-Workbench/
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 15:16:03 PST
DIY Headlight Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headlight-Restoration/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:41:14 PDT
How to patch drywall or fix a hole in sheetrock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-patch-drywall-or-fix-a-hole-in-sheetrock/
How to patch drywall or fix a hole in sheetrock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/FWRO/G8LWKP6T/F9NFWROG8LWKP6T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/FWRO/G8LWKP6T/F9NFWROG8LWKP6T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/FWRO/G8LWKP6T/F9NFWROG8LWKP6T.SMALL.jpg housebuilder Patching drywall or fixing holes in sheetrock is fairly simple. Small drywall holes can be repaired with drywall compound. Larger holes need a sheetrock patch and compound. Make a drywall patch from sheetrock Take a small square piece of sheetrock and draw a plug the same size as the hole in the ...
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Sun, 2 May 2010 14:43:11 PDT
How to use a Kreg pocket hole jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-Kreg-pocket-hole-jig/
How to use a Kreg pocket hole jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2DJS/HUMSA9UV/F0Z2DJSHUMSA9UV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2DJS/HUMSA9UV/F0Z2DJSHUMSA9UV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/2DJS/HUMSA9UV/F0Z2DJSHUMSA9UV.SMALL.jpg CWKr I'm building a thickness sander and I didn't want to have screws showing on the control panel. I decided to use a Kreg Jig to make pocket holes. Understand how the jig works The jig consists of a pointed drill bit, a scale, and drill stand that allows you to drill at the proper angle. You set t...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:04:16 PDT
How to install Laminate Flooring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Laminate-Flooring/
How to install Laminate Flooring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/02AM/FCZE7Z2R/FC102AMFCZE7Z2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/02AM/FCZE7Z2R/FC102AMFCZE7Z2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/02AM/FCZE7Z2R/FC102AMFCZE7Z2R.SMALL.jpg gruaqt Do you have some ugly carpeting or dated linoleum flooring? Now's the time to update and the effort will really pay off. You will likely need an entire weekend to do this........................the project goes a lot faster if you have some help............. The tools and supplies you will need for ...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:56:09 PST
wooden lock box http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-lock-box/
wooden lock box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EGV6/GD2JK6NI/F1LEGV6GD2JK6NI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EGV6/GD2JK6NI/F1LEGV6GD2JK6NI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EGV6/GD2JK6NI/F1LEGV6GD2JK6NI.SMALL.jpg PCelec this tells you how to make a nice 8x8x51/2 box. this is the size of this one. the size can be modified though. same steps just cut different sizes. planing Draw a plan for what size pieces you will need if making it a different size. This one takes. 2 5/8 pieces sides. 2 5x7 pieces other sides....
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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:17:47 PDT
Restoring An Old Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Old-Sled/
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 14:47:56 PDT
DIY String Light Chandelier for $40 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-String-Light-Chandelier-for-40/
DIY String Light Chandelier for $40 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/Z0VC/IXAPW3FB/F5XZ0VCIXAPW3FB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/Z0VC/IXAPW3FB/F5XZ0VCIXAPW3FB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/Z0VC/IXAPW3FB/F5XZ0VCIXAPW3FB.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This simple and rustic chandelier is made with string lights and wood and you don't need a whole lot of tools to put this together. It would be absolutely perfect to hang over a dining table, or anywhere really where you want some extra light and a nice focal point. The lights and the wood For th...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 20:54:11 PST
How to make a simple shelf hung with a french cleat. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-shelf-hung-with-a-french-clea/
How to make a simple shelf hung with a french cleat. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G4ZF/FL04E3J2/F44G4ZFFL04E3J2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G4ZF/FL04E3J2/F44G4ZFFL04E3J2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/G4ZF/FL04E3J2/F44G4ZFFL04E3J2.SMALL.jpg mattl This instructable shows how I used an old oak table leaf to construct a simple yet durable wall shelf which is hung using a french cleat. I know there are lots of intructables about how to make a shelf, but I am particularly fond of the french cleat hanging method due to it's simple construction an...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2008 12:38:21 PDT
Candy Vault - wood box with secret mechanical lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Vault-Wood-Box-With-Secret-Mechanical-Lock/
Candy Vault - wood box with secret mechanical lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PIME/ILJQC7K4/FHJPIMEILJQC7K4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PIME/ILJQC7K4/FHJPIMEILJQC7K4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/PIME/ILJQC7K4/FHJPIMEILJQC7K4.SMALL.jpg prototype_mechanic UPD 21.10.2016 Added CDR files for laser cutting. Wood box with secret mechanical lock.This toy will protect your candies from being eaten by stranger :)Ideal for protect your candies from children or small sicrets from anyone.Material: plywood/woodAssembly: DIY or I will assemble it for you.Assembl...
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Tue, 8 Mar 2016 23:05:06 PST
Wooden Locking Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Locking-Mechanism/
Wooden Locking Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/4W3Y/IXAPZO7M/FA54W3YIXAPZO7M.SMALL.jpg TiSpace Creating a wooden locking mechanism is not hard in case you can make use of a laser cutter. This instructable describes my approach for locking a compartment Laser cut Using online tools for constructing the rack and pinion is very handy. I've used one for calculating the number of teeth and all...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 03:31:43 PST
The Anywhere Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Anywhere-Outlet/
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:53:38 PST
CNC Telescope, semi-Nasmyth mount http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Telescope-Semi-Nasmyth-Mount/
CNC Telescope, semi-Nasmyth mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/UIL7/IXGFTWTY/FTLUIL7IXGFTWTY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/UIL7/IXGFTWTY/FTLUIL7IXGFTWTY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/UIL7/IXGFTWTY/FTLUIL7IXGFTWTY.SMALL.jpg GregO29 This is an 8" Newtonian reflector with a custom built CNC semi-Nasmyth mount. It is primarily constructed of 3/8" plywood and white PVC.I have a nice 10" GOTO scope, but it is not really portable (scope, tripod, and accessories exceeds 70lbs.). When I was away from home for an extended period of...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 11:46:34 PST
Make your own Iron Acetate/Homemade Stain http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Iron-AcetateHomemade-Stain/
Make your own Iron Acetate/Homemade Stain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9CM7/IE7J3JH7/FRL9CM7IE7J3JH7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9CM7/IE7J3JH7/FRL9CM7IE7J3JH7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/9CM7/IE7J3JH7/FRL9CM7IE7J3JH7.SMALL.jpg Moy perez woodshop An inexpensive and easy way to create many different types of wood stains. A very cost effective way to make your own stain Most materials I used, are household items.Items purchased:1. Steel wool = $1.002. Vinegar =$1.00 You will need : 1.Distilled white vinegar2.Steel wool3.Two glass J...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 20:46:12 PDT
How to make a corn sheller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-corn-sheller/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 15:23:54 PDT
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Mallet-From-a-Tree-Branch-DIY-Woodworking-T/
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've built quite a bit of mallets in the past months. A Plywood Mallet, A Hot-Glue Mallet, And my favorite: A Dead-Blow Mallet from an old transformer.What I haven't built, is a small and light duty mallet. So today, I'll show you how to make a small mallet that attaches to your finger (without a ha...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:54:26 PDT
Stackable Wooden Storage Crates http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Modern-Wooden-CratesStorage-Boxes-Easy-to-S/
Stackable Wooden Storage Crates - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZUXK/IXLADIZV/F9GZUXKIXLADIZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZUXK/IXLADIZV/F9GZUXKIXLADIZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/ZUXK/IXLADIZV/F9GZUXKIXLADIZV.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos Helloooo & Happy New Year Everybody!Take a look in this instructable, where you will see how I built some simple, modern, stackable wooden crates, made of Pinewood, that I created for the favors of my niece’s baptism. I built them in such a way that each one can be placed inside the other...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 04:04:18 PST