Instructables: exploring - photos - woodworking - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:10:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Raven beak - wooden guitar pick http://www.instructables.com/id/Raven-beak-wooden-guitar-pick/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/AXKY/HQQIJZ4Z/FVKAXKYHQQIJZ4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/AXKY/HQQIJZ4Z/FVKAXKYHQQIJZ4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/AXKY/HQQIJZ4Z/FVKAXKYHQQIJZ4Z.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hi! I came to this idea since someone mentioned a wooden guitar pick in comments. But my local music shop doesn't sell them, so I decided to make one! Although the playing isn't so comfortable for me it looks just awesome as pendant! :) Things you will need: - piece of wood ( I got mine from an ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:07:18 PST
"Reframing" Empty Parking Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Reframing-Empty-Parking-Sign/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/B5RU/HQOJ9AM3/FZ4B5RUHQOJ9AM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/B5RU/HQOJ9AM3/FZ4B5RUHQOJ9AM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/B5RU/HQOJ9AM3/FZ4B5RUHQOJ9AM3.SMALL.jpg zisiadis This is a quick and fun urban intervention that allows pedestrians to experience a literal “reframing” of public space. It simply and beautifully exemplifies the power of taking a new view on old things. You too can beautify a disused sign in your neighborhood!  To create this, I took measurements...
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:08:11 PST
Gypsy trailers for the Bristol Renaissance Faire http://www.instructables.com/id/Gypsy-trailers-for-the-Bristol-Renaissance-Faire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JPA0/GYN8NLZ1/FC5JPA0GYN8NLZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JPA0/GYN8NLZ1/FC5JPA0GYN8NLZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/JPA0/GYN8NLZ1/FC5JPA0GYN8NLZ1.SMALL.jpg bevmo63 These two beautiful Gypsy Trailers were designed as mobile turnkey  sales trailers. the Idea was for a quick and easy moveable booth that held inventory and could be staffed by by one person.  I started with a heavy duty planked bed trailer with a gypsy cart on top. I Designed All parts of the trail...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:52:45 PST
Mérida's Bow for a firend http://www.instructables.com/id/Mridas-Bow-for-a-firend/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/A3JV/HHJE213L/FI5A3JVHHJE213L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/A3JV/HHJE213L/FI5A3JVHHJE213L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/A3JV/HHJE213L/FI5A3JVHHJE213L.SMALL.jpg Tofu Props and Play i make this Merida's bow props for a friend  Luce cosplay for french Epitanime convention she's FB page  Luce cosplay  https://www.facebook.com/LuceCosplay?fref=ts 1- What did you make?  i make this Bow  for a friend costume of Merida for an french Epitanime convention 2- How did you make it?  i ...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 14:45:05 PDT
tea staining http://www.instructables.com/id/tea-staining/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/I9LH/HFSHSPZF/FRRI9LHHFSHSPZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/I9LH/HFSHSPZF/FRRI9LHHFSHSPZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/I9LH/HFSHSPZF/FRRI9LHHFSHSPZF.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Think that staining wood means stinky lacquers, rubber gloves, and long drying times? Think again! I'll show you how to stain wood to look weathered and old, with nothing more than household items, and with results achieved in a fraction of the time. Naturally aged wood has a great faded look that ...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:40:25 PDT
How to make a stackable wooden storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stackable-wooden-storage-box/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/M367/FM7WH6NC/FIFM367FM7WH6NC.SMALL.jpg ausable This is a quick slideshow for making a stackable wooden storage box (crate). For the full directions, check out my detailed instructable. Enjoy
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Wed, 11 Feb 2009 22:09:04 PST
Oh No not another flippin' soapbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Oh-No-not-another-flippin-soapbox/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/LGUV/HJKC202K/FRCLGUVHJKC202K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/LGUV/HJKC202K/FRCLGUVHJKC202K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/LGUV/HJKC202K/FRCLGUVHJKC202K.SMALL.jpg Peter Vivian A couple of months ago I applied to enter the Red Bull Soapbox Derby at Alexandra Palace and as I sold the Model 'T' at Bonhams last September and the prototype of the '32 sedan is looking a little 'careworn' I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to design and build a new one.  Eventually I ...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 13:23:06 PDT
Toolbox Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SMALL.jpg 90kar08 I was tired of having all of my tools lying in a pile so I decided to build myself a toolbox to store them in. The foam rubber is excellent for keeping the tools in place, I got it for free from my mom's work they use it to protect expensive devices when shipping them around the world.
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 06:38:44 PDT
Olmo Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Olmo-Desk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/KHOE/HBUZES2U/F5PKHOEHBUZES2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/KHOE/HBUZES2U/F5PKHOEHBUZES2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/KHOE/HBUZES2U/F5PKHOEHBUZES2U.SMALL.jpg Anto.does Olmo desk is a table thinked for designers and architects who works in small places. Inspired by the Chinese boxes. The 1:5 scale model is totally handmade. Model dimensions: 12cm x 26 cm x 16 cm. Enjoy! 
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:03:19 PST
DIY Shop Vac Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Shop-Vac-Dust-Collector/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/RPVO/HAQ3BE5U/FQQRPVOHAQ3BE5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/RPVO/HAQ3BE5U/FQQRPVOHAQ3BE5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/RPVO/HAQ3BE5U/FQQRPVOHAQ3BE5U.SMALL.jpg spstewart Like a lot of people, after retirement I built a woodworking shop.  I looked at the commercial dust collection systems, and did not like the look of the 4" hose laying all over the shop.  I also did not think I needed the capability of running several machines at once since it's just a hobby shop.  ...
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Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:43:59 PDT
Scrap-Wood Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Wood-Cutting-Board-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4EV9/HAWSHZD7/FIC4EV9HAWSHZD7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4EV9/HAWSHZD7/FIC4EV9HAWSHZD7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/4EV9/HAWSHZD7/FIC4EV9HAWSHZD7.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose If you do a lot of woodworking and hate wasting scrap material, this is a great project for you. This cutting board can be made out of any scrap hardwood, and no matter what it looks beautiful and is always unique. Also, since you already paid for the wood and assumed you'd be wasting some, this cut...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 22:03:25 PST
Bookcase with Hidden Drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-with-Hidden-Drawer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/2ZXZ/GY18K6VG/FTM2ZXZGY18K6VG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/2ZXZ/GY18K6VG/FTM2ZXZGY18K6VG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/2ZXZ/GY18K6VG/FTM2ZXZGY18K6VG.SMALL.jpg briangrabski If you like this project, don't forget to vote for it in the Furniture Challenge! The look and feel of the painted bookcase surface replicates that found on antique furniture. Like older traditional finishes, the milk paint used on this bookcase consists of milk protein, clay, earth pigments an...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:55:09 PST
Bentwood Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Rings/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/KBR3/H9G18US8/FJUKBR3H9G18US8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/KBR3/H9G18US8/FJUKBR3H9G18US8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/KBR3/H9G18US8/FJUKBR3H9G18US8.SMALL.jpg M.O.T.H. This is my first Instructable, so I hope that I do not forget anything. I was commissioned by a close friend to make a set of rings for a surprise engagement and a set for wedding bands. I started off with solid wood blanks and a drill press. After making what I thought be a perfect ring, it broke a...
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Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:40:09 PST
Big Warm Door-Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Warm-Door-Wall/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/86S5/H8QEWV6N/F9L86S5H8QEWV6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/86S5/H8QEWV6N/F9L86S5H8QEWV6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/86S5/H8QEWV6N/F9L86S5H8QEWV6N.SMALL.jpg bongodrummer Background As part of the Flowering Elbow workshop we wanted a big entrance, the kind of size you get at garages, that you can drive vehicles through, throw open on sunny days to bring the outside in, and provide epic purge ventilation when you have blown up your experimental whatever. The problem ...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 04:46:38 PDT
Modern coffee table - Origami http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-coffee-table-Origami/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/KBWF/H67NSD0R/FFYKBWFH67NSD0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/KBWF/H67NSD0R/FFYKBWFH67NSD0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/KBWF/H67NSD0R/FFYKBWFH67NSD0R.SMALL.jpg Etobic Update: You can also request for Origami Shop Drawings & Woodworking Kit Origami coffee table is now in production and we are happy to share couple of images with you of the fabrication process. We always feel it’s important to give you a bit of “behind the scenes” insight. This particular coffee t...
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 19:07:28 PDT
A Better Socket Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Socket-Organizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/4TBJ/H5TVB0D2/FP54TBJH5TVB0D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/4TBJ/H5TVB0D2/FP54TBJH5TVB0D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/4TBJ/H5TVB0D2/FP54TBJH5TVB0D2.SMALL.jpg pat42586 If you're like me, you have a drawer in your toolbox dedicated to sockets.  Sometimes finding the right one takes longer than you would like.  Also finding which one will fit your bolt/nut can be hard.  I'm an aircraft mechanic, so if it's standard I can eyeball it, but how can you tell the differen...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:03:50 PDT
How to build a wood computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-wood-computer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/0IMN/H673883B/FYP0IMNH673883B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/0IMN/H673883B/FYP0IMNH673883B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/0IMN/H673883B/FYP0IMNH673883B.SMALL.jpg backyard_barnstormer In this instructable I will show you pictures of how I built a computer tower out of wood. I am starting a CNC wood sign carving business and it would be great to have a laser to engrave and cut signs for customers. I needed to upgrade to a better computer for my cnc router and thought of making it ...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:03:41 PDT
The Awesome Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesome-Picnic-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/O63I/H4I7VFO9/FRZO63IH4I7VFO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/O63I/H4I7VFO9/FRZO63IH4I7VFO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/O63I/H4I7VFO9/FRZO63IH4I7VFO9.SMALL.jpg meeko This is a picnic table that i thought of and made all in one day. There are 8 2x4's that make the table top, 8 legs with two support beams going across each set (one is hidden right underneath the table) then there are the angled 2x4s for the bottom of the seating One side of the table obviously ha...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 09:19:04 PDT
Mobile parade/bonfire couch, With Getto Blaster, cup holders and six pack cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-paradebonfire-couch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/UDU1/H2MYKBTL/FBGUDU1H2MYKBTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/UDU1/H2MYKBTL/FBGUDU1H2MYKBTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/UDU1/H2MYKBTL/FBGUDU1H2MYKBTL.SMALL.jpg thejanitor I Have a couch I put wheels on,  so I can travel down the street to the parade route and to the neighborhood bonfires. It is great, load all your stuff on to it like a wagon and just pull it along. Now I have done some more work on the couch, The Getto couch, it has the midwest version of a getto b...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 08:46:23 PDT
Butcher Block Counter Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Butcher-Block-Counter-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/IVNL/GWF65TD6/F38IVNLGWF65TD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/IVNL/GWF65TD6/F38IVNLGWF65TD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/IVNL/GWF65TD6/F38IVNLGWF65TD6.SMALL.jpg williewolf Project Overview: This project requires basic woodworking skills and access to woodworking machines. Woodworking machines have sharp cutting edges and are NOT forgiving. You should be properly trained  in the use of these machines. A step-by-step PDF document is attached to guide you through the pr...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:00:33 PST
PIRATE SHIP PLAYHOUSE http://www.instructables.com/id/PIRATE-SHIP-PLAYHOUSE/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9O46/GSVJVX3M/FL99O46GSVJVX3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9O46/GSVJVX3M/FL99O46GSVJVX3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/9O46/GSVJVX3M/FL99O46GSVJVX3M.SMALL.jpg CENTMIT This is a project that i am currently working on, i will continue to post info and pictures as i progress. It started out as a basic wood playset, then the creativity set in.this is all custom made not a kit you buy from the store, with the exception of the original creative playthings swingset.I wi...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 19:45:35 PDT
X-Wing Fighter Soapbox Derby Car http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Wing-Fighter-Soapbox-Derby-Car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/DBDN/GO14IA1M/FUEDBDNGO14IA1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/DBDN/GO14IA1M/FUEDBDNGO14IA1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/DBDN/GO14IA1M/FUEDBDNGO14IA1M.SMALL.jpg The Papier Boy For the 2011 Nazareth Adult Soapbox Derb y I wanted to design a car that people would like and made me feel heroic. So I decided I would model it after one of the most important vehicles of our nation's history: the T-65 X-wing fighter. I scoured the web to print pictures and blueprints of X-wing F...
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Mon, 23 May 2011 17:15:15 PDT