Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:57:48 PST BLOX v1.01 Frankendrill IV: The Resurrection http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankendrill-IV-The-Resurrection/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 PST
Wooden Boot Jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Boot-Jack/
Wooden Boot Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/3AUV/I3VHEDJO/FPB3AUVI3VHEDJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/3AUV/I3VHEDJO/FPB3AUVI3VHEDJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/3AUV/I3VHEDJO/FPB3AUVI3VHEDJO.SMALL.jpg hankc So with the heart of winter on the way, its time to break out those winter boots. But taking off those boots can be a real hassle when your fingers are cold, your boots are covered in snow and dirt, and you just simply don't want to have squat down and find a way to pull them off. A boot jack is sim...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:38:56 PST
Laser cut wood veneer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-wood-veneer-lamp/
Laser cut wood veneer lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/EUJ6/I3VHH3M3/FJ8EUJ6I3VHH3M3.SMALL.jpg Andrius Sta This laser cut dodecahedron wood veneer lamp is part of a “Temporaries” series that I designed together with Toon Welling and Jonathan Kraayeveld. In case you want to buy one or see the other shapes here’s a link to our webshop. In case you want to make one yourself please follow through with the in...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:09 PST
Pallet Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bar/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:21:23 PST
Giant wooden Lego men http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-wooden-Lego-men/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:51:39 PST
Icosahedron Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Pipe Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Pipe-Shelves/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:11:01 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Christmas Present) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-Infinity-Mirror-Perfect-Christmas-Presen/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
Kapla Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Kapla-Blocks/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2008 15:36:49 PST
Chill Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Chill-Chair/
Chill Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/E0LE/I3PK0H3D/F4ME0LEI3PK0H3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/E0LE/I3PK0H3D/F4ME0LEI3PK0H3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/E0LE/I3PK0H3D/F4ME0LEI3PK0H3D.SMALL.jpg JonathanM7 The Chill Chair is a multipurpose, low bearing chair, that can be used in many locations, such as the beach, or a bonfire. The chair is constructed entirely from pallet and scrap wood found around the shop. Gather The first step is to gather the wood that you will use for the Project. The pallet ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:38:04 PST
Walnut Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:43:52 PST
Firewood Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Dolly/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:30:48 PST
The Wooden Whale of Woe http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wooden-Whale-of-Woe/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:42 PST
Plexiglass bender and plexiglass lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plexiglass-bender-and-plexiglass-lamp/
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By: Thomas_V

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:04:38 PST
Bookcase Storage Cubby Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Storage-Cubby-Unit/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:26:25 PST
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
Flaming Shots Menorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Flaming-Shots-Menorah/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:36:53 PST
Valet Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Valet-Tray/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:31 PST
Make an Adjustable Knitting Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Adjustable-Knitting-Loom/
Make an Adjustable Knitting Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UYEB/I3R74OHW/FDHUYEBI3R74OHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UYEB/I3R74OHW/FDHUYEBI3R74OHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/UYEB/I3R74OHW/FDHUYEBI3R74OHW.SMALL.jpg petercd This multi-tasking loom is my DIY version of the commercial All 'n one knitting board It seemed like an easy wood-work project and looms in general are expensive and fairly hard to come by down my side of the woods.Using the 2 small spacer blocks it is possible to use it as a knitting board, either...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:58:21 PST
Caraoke http://www.instructables.com/id/Caraoke/
Caraoke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/QYOY/I3PK2RDR/FKCQYOYI3PK2RDR.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Let's be honest with each other, we all love singing in the car. Sometimes it's tough to sing along when you don't know all the words, which is why you need a car karaoke system - the caraoke!With the windows rolled down you can share your amazing singing voice with everyone you pass.You as the dri...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:13:27 PST
Headphones Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphones-Stand/
Headphones Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/4NUW/I3R6ZUYN/FC44NUWI3R6ZUYN.SMALL.jpg The Wood Workshop A super stylish headphone stand that I designed that is both simple to make and works really well. Its can be made with just a band saw or jigsaw and a little sanding. The cable holder is just my my favorite drawer pull as featured in my portafilter instructable. Timber Selection You can use any ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:34:46 PST
Anniversary Jewelry Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Anniversary-Jewelry-Box/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:39:32 PST
Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Lantern/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Game of Thrones Inspired Chess Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Inspired-Chess-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:37:52 PST
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
Handheld Car Wash http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Car-Wash/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:38:49 PST
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Personalized-Key-Organizer/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:46:55 PST
DIY Plexibender + lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Plexibender-lamp/
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By: CharlotteBelliard

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:05:14 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Slingshot/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
Real Hoverboard Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Real-Hoverboard-Hovercraft/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:09:15 PST
Spray can rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-can-rack/
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By: mikeasaurus

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:52:14 PST
How to keep a house plant alive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-keep-a-house-plant-alive/
How to keep a house plant alive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/A1PH/FRXWGOJ8/FRFA1PHFRXWGOJ8.SMALL.jpg growerman Keeping plants alive indoors can prove next to impossible to some, but it really isn't all that hard to do. Plants need light, water, support, nutrients, and an adequate air supply.Like anything in this world, excessive amounts of any one thing is often a bad thing, even if that substance is necessa...
By: growerman

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Sat, 7 Mar 2009 18:04:58 PST
The Camera Track and Boom System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Camera-Track-and-Boom-System/
The Camera Track and Boom System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/WG7I/I3PRNTV4/FZ3WG7II3PRNTV4.SMALL.jpg -BALES- The bulk of work in my shop is custom drum building with Calderwood Percussion, which includes making build videos for our Youtube channel. My shop is roughly 10' x 25' with one central pathway and the tools arranged along the perimeter. Adding an obstacle like a tripod is hindering because it's a...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:33:04 PST
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Napkin-Rings-From-Silverware-Square-or/
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SMALL.jpg M3G As an unemployed high school student, I don't have a lot of cash to spend on Christmas gifts, so I try to make them as well as purchasing them. Homemade gifts are always thoughtful, so I try to make things people in my family need. My Aunt has been wanting some new napkin rings for a while, so I dec...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:24:37 PST
Double-wide Altoids Project Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-wide-Altoids-Project-Tin/
Double-wide Altoids Project Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/GO1P/I3PRMJSN/F6AGO1PI3PRMJSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/GO1P/I3PRMJSN/F6AGO1PI3PRMJSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/GO1P/I3PRMJSN/F6AGO1PI3PRMJSN.SMALL.jpg richfiddler11 Altoids tins are great for all kinds of projects, but sometimes things won't quite fit into a single tin. You can always look for bigger tins or cases, but for a recent project (adding a headphone amplifier to my Altoids Tin Stereo Mixer) I chose to make a "Double-wide" version by attaching 2 tins a...
By: richfiddler11

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:56:59 PST
Wooden Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Fire-Pit/
Wooden Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/SAB7/I3PRJPIA/FQCSAB7I3PRJPIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/SAB7/I3PRJPIA/FQCSAB7I3PRJPIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/SAB7/I3PRJPIA/FQCSAB7I3PRJPIA.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Manufactured fire pits all look the same. Make your own with hardwood, sheet metal, and off-the-shelf hardware store parts! Design I loved the contradictory idea of making a wood burning fire pit out of wood, so I had to figure out a way to make that work safely. I played around with some cast c...
By: JON-A-TRON

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:32:30 PST
Light Your Drill / Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Your-Drill-Mill/
Light Your Drill / Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/9B8E/I3H5GWB0/FIH9B8EI3H5GWB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/9B8E/I3H5GWB0/FIH9B8EI3H5GWB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/9B8E/I3H5GWB0/FIH9B8EI3H5GWB0.SMALL.jpg joe.andolina Good lighting is important to doing good work. This is a simple project to help get your drill press or milling machine out of the dark. You will be installing an led ring around your spindle. I used an "Angel Eye" intended for use on a car. That was a mistake, you should use an LED ring. My Angel E...
By: joe.andolina

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:14:38 PST
DIY Sand Blaster $50 in an hour http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sand-Blaster-50-in-an-hour/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:23:45 PST
Night Stand with Locking Secret Hidden Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Stand-with-Locking-Secret-Hidden-Drawer/
Night Stand with Locking Secret Hidden Drawer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/P5SU/I3OFQS2I/FBVP5SUI3OFQS2I.SMALL.jpg hattrick2199 I'm a big fan of hidden compartments. I also enjoy designing and building my own furniture. This is my first attempt at combining both. This is also my first instructable. I built these matching nightstands for a friend and his wife. She provided me with the basic design, size and finish. His only r...
By: hattrick2199

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 19:09:31 PST
Futuristic Space Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Futuristic-Space-Door/
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By: THE GOOSE

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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 22:36:47 PST
Swing Light: a self-powered glowing swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Light-a-self-powered-glowing-swing/
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By: danja.mewes

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:59:18 PST
How to make a black locust bow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-black-locust-bow/
How to make a black locust bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QJ8J/I3OFN96S/FTHQJ8JI3OFN96S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QJ8J/I3OFN96S/FTHQJ8JI3OFN96S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/QJ8J/I3OFN96S/FTHQJ8JI3OFN96S.SMALL.jpg Dzony9933 First of all i want to apologise for any grammar mistakes, and any other mistakes in writting caus i used google translate to translate all text that you will see here ( English is not my native languge so i wrote all in my languge than translated it ). I will trie to fix all things that are not tra...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:10:34 PST
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-And-Awesome-Pallet-Shelf/
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/EJZN/I3H562IP/FKFEJZNI3H562IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/EJZN/I3H562IP/FKFEJZNI3H562IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/EJZN/I3H562IP/FKFEJZNI3H562IP.SMALL.jpg ClenseYourPallet I love working with pallets. The wood is hard to work with, it's hard to get, and it takes way more work to finish. But even with all of that I love them. I don't know if it is the unique way the projects turn out or if it's that you are using wood that would get burned or chipped if you didn't use ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:57:08 PST
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-Scooter-Motorcycle-Headlight-Brighter-by/
Make your Scooter/ Motorcycle Headlight Brighter by 80% - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/H2XX/I3KBY9NV/FMWH2XXI3KBY9NV.SMALL.jpg bhvm I have this Lil' Scooter named Honda Activa.And like most other 2 wheelers, It has so called "Headlights" that are dim as candles.Stay with me and you'll learn how its easy to make them very bright and for not much. The culprit Most of the people might be thinking that the weak link for poor illu...
By: bhvm

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:48:16 PST
SABER SAW TO SCROLL SAW http://www.instructables.com/id/SABER-SAW-TO-JIGSAW/
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By: Thinkenstein

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:32:51 PST
Venturi Vacuum Press - Taking Wood to a New Dimension http://www.instructables.com/id/Venturi-Vacuum-Press-Taking-Wood-to-a-New-Dimensio/
Venturi Vacuum Press - Taking Wood to a New Dimension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/R25E/I3N2BJ37/FZKR25EI3N2BJ37.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/R25E/I3N2BJ37/FZKR25EI3N2BJ37.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/R25E/I3N2BJ37/FZKR25EI3N2BJ37.SMALL.jpg ehren.linderman I have been looking at expanding my hobby and getting past the seemingly blocky or overly square manufacturing in woodworking. To that end I looked into finding better ways to shape or add dimensions to my projects besides hacking away at the material. I also liked the aspect of added strength fro...
By: ehren.linderman

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:32:43 PST
Pallet Shelves. no big tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Shelves-no-big-tools/
Pallet Shelves. no big tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/WMU1/I2I49Y05/FTDWMU1I2I49Y05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/WMU1/I2I49Y05/FTDWMU1I2I49Y05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/WMU1/I2I49Y05/FTDWMU1I2I49Y05.SMALL.jpg fisho1 I wanted to build something with pallets but only using basic hand tools as that is all I have.Tools:spade (for breaking up the pallets)hammerchisel2 clampsstright edgecircula saw (not essential hand saw is fine)hand planesanderpaint brushmaterials:a few pallets (works well if you have one with long...
By: fisho1

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 14:25:48 PST
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source http://www.instructables.com/id/MFC-Sustainable-Energy-Source/
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SMALL.jpg jasrenee Have you ever thought about microbes generating electricity? Well with the proper organic compounds amicrobe can convert chemical energy into electrical energy. This is referred to as a microbial fuel cell (MFC) which breaks down organic substances to produce electrical energy without emitting carbo...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:44:32 PST
Walnut Breakfast Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Breakfast-Table/
Walnut Breakfast Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/0EN6/I3H55ME4/F9E0EN6I3H55ME4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/0EN6/I3H55ME4/F9E0EN6I3H55ME4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/0EN6/I3H55ME4/F9E0EN6I3H55ME4.SMALL.jpg rdonaldson1 Thanks for taking a few minutes to see the creation of a walnut breakfast table. The wood is locally sourced walnut that had been left to air dry for a year prior. I purchased an entire tree and had it cut into inch and a half slabs at a local family sawmill. This was created in a spare bedroom of m...
By: rdonaldson1

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:25:45 PST
Wall Bacon http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Bacon/
Wall Bacon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/WWVI/I3KBW98F/FX5WWVII3KBW98F.SMALL.jpg wessie51 See Da bacon on Da wall? Cedar bacon. There is no purpose to this build other than to make a giant piece of bacon to hang or display. However, bacon is one of the, if not the best substance in the world. Yes I'm talking to you sliced bread. It also happens to be my last name, so I'm kind of f...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:28:15 PST