Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - wood http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:59:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 PDT
HomeMade Modern DIY Conference Table http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Modern-DIY-Conference-Table/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:49:46 PDT
wooden magnetic key hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-magnetic-key-hanger/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 05:11:56 PDT
How to make a knife - the newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
How to make a knife - the newbie guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this instructable all the same as there may be other novices out there that want to give it a go and are not sure where to start - and since I have researched the...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
Wooden Deadbolt Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Deadbolt-Lock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:53:54 PDT
A Modular Desk From Steel and Cypress Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Modular-Desk-From-Steel-and-Cypress-Wood/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:57:46 PDT
Wooden Train Coin Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Train-Coin-Bank/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 13:15:02 PDT
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
Concept for a Sculptural Aquarium Installation // LOOKDOWN http://www.instructables.com/id/LOOKDOWN-concept-for-a-sculptural-aquarium-install/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:56:49 PDT
Pilotto - Wooden Panda Medalion http://www.instructables.com/id/Pilotto-Wooden-Panda-Medalion/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 19:33:26 PDT
Making a Wooden Pig Puzzle toy with a Jigsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Pig-Puzzle-toy-with-a-Jigsaw/
Making a Wooden Pig Puzzle toy with a Jigsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/3RT7/IDMXH4ND/F2T3RT7IDMXH4ND.SMALL.jpg dvbdvbdvb For making a wood toy you will need a wood board (in this case I used a cheap LOWE'S pine board) but any board will do, even plywood (but not recommended since I intended this as a toy for kids). Tracing and cutting (Safety First) As shown in the video, print an image of the basic shape will look...
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:26:19 PDT
Easy Rubber Band Wood and PVC Sniper Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Non-shooting-Wood-and-PVC-Sniper-Rifle/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 06:22:48 PDT
Second Life to Artists Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-Life-to-Artists-Stool/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:32:43 PDT
"Broken" Bandsaw Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-1/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:28:59 PDT
Easy Wooden Non-shooting Halo Assault Rifle Replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Wooden-Non-shooting-Halo-Assault-Rifle-Replic/
Easy Wooden Non-shooting Halo Assault Rifle Replica - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5AUZ/IDM05OWH/F9F5AUZIDM05OWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5AUZ/IDM05OWH/F9F5AUZIDM05OWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/5AUZ/IDM05OWH/F9F5AUZIDM05OWH.SMALL.jpg iantgray I wanted to make something with my brother, and what better to make than a replica of one of the coolest-looking guns in Halo? All you need are some 2x4s, some kind of small cone, a circular tube about 3/4 inch wide, a chopstick, and spray paint. You may also need a jigsaw, drill, some screws, and a...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:32:49 PDT
Disposable putty knifes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-putty-knifes/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:42:41 PDT
Laser Cut Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Guitar-Stand-1/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:30:58 PDT
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-candle-holder-from-scrap-wood/
Tealight candle holder from scrap wood..... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BSIM/IDIN9LLX/FAPBSIMIDIN9LLX.SMALL.jpg hboom Like every woodworker or creative person you have always pieces of left overs in your shop.You won't throw them away because.....You always can make something out of it.And that's what I did.You wanna know how I made it?Just stick around .......... What you need.... 1. Left over pieces of differe...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:31:50 PDT
Insulating the Chicken Coop http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulating-the-Chicken-Coop/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:56:57 PDT
sanding off old wood/paint http://www.instructables.com/id/sanding-off-old-woodpaint/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:35:20 PDT
Fire hearth type S mortar/fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-hearth-type-S-mortarfix/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:35:20 PDT
How to Build a Really Complex Workbench in a Weekend! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Really-Complex-Workbench-in-a-Weeke/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:37:27 PDT
Foldable Stool-step realisation http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Stool-step-realisation/
Foldable Stool-step realisation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/3M8A/IADRBIWN/FRR3M8AIADRBIWN.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After publishing the project for different types of foldable stool-steps, I was able to make a set of 4. This time I had to adapt dimensions for the wood bars I already had. material I sanded and cut wood bars and boards, optimizing the process making a group of four\eight pieces for each type.Th...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:15:03 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Lathe-Mill-Projects-DIY-Spindl/
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SMALL.jpg trukmeeilee The Mini Metal Lathe is a tool for DIY, hobby, modelmaking, crafts, students,small parts processing and others. you can buy or you can make it very easy Spindle Jaw Chuk 80 mm ( lot on EBay ), old sew motor, Aluminium Alloy, bearing 40 / 17 mm
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 01:31:54 PDT
wooden cube in a cube http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-cube-in-a-cube/
wooden cube in a cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/VUTJ/IDFS9R0B/F8AVUTJIDFS9R0B.SMALL.jpg isaylor I will show you how to make a wooden cube with a smaller wooden cube inside. It has no point really but it's cool to make.Materials Needed:Piece of scrap wood (at least 1.5 inches thick)Tools Needed:Table sawMiter sawDrill pressDrill press vice (optional, but makes it a lot easier)Forstner bit Pre...
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:44:08 PDT
Wood Sunglass http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Sunglass/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:26:13 PDT
Building onto furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-onto-furniture/
Building onto furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/BX8W/IDCXCY13/F2FBX8WIDCXCY13.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/BX8W/IDCXCY13/F2FBX8WIDCXCY13.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/BX8W/IDCXCY13/F2FBX8WIDCXCY13.SMALL.jpg r_anderson_c In this instructable, I will attempt to explain how I added a small bookshelf to an entertainment center. The shelf's dimensions were constrained by the entertainment center's location in the room, the dimensions of the "salvaged" wood I used, and an awkwardly large Historical Atlas of the United S...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 04:00:54 PDT
How To Make an Organizer Box for Storing Screws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Organizer-Box-for-Storing-Screws/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:11:29 PDT
Choosing Greener Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Wood/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 06:55:58 PDT
DYN Tablet Desktop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DYN-Tablet-Desktop-Stand/
DYN Tablet Desktop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/MB72/IDBHWRWX/F8VMB72IDBHWRWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/MB72/IDBHWRWX/F8VMB72IDBHWRWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/MB72/IDBHWRWX/F8VMB72IDBHWRWX.SMALL.jpg Adalberto_M My neck was sore from the constant use of phone, tablet and PC during the day. I had to do something.To enjoy and save my neck, I built a desktop support for my devices with recycled materialsMaterials: rolling shutter band base from old TV/Monitor pallet wood bolts nails paint Cut and assemble ma...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 03:56:56 PDT
Custom kids wagon. http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-kids-wagon/
Custom kids wagon. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/I72D/IDA2KGF8/F80I72DIDA2KGF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/I72D/IDA2KGF8/F80I72DIDA2KGF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/I72D/IDA2KGF8/F80I72DIDA2KGF8.SMALL.jpg thezapman Made this wagon from scratch as a baby gift for friends. I had built 1 in the past from a radio flyer, but this time went totally custom and home built (apart from the wheels) Make the box. I really wanted to go with an ammo crate style seating area. it was made from pine to keep the weight down ...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:46:40 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Pocket Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Key/
Pocket Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/OYZF/ID5S828J/FMBOYZFID5S828J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/OYZF/ID5S828J/FMBOYZFID5S828J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/OYZF/ID5S828J/FMBOYZFID5S828J.SMALL.jpg junglegeo Hi guys, I made this key organiser in the style of "Swiss Army Pocket Knife" with the materials I had at home, of course different ones can be used to improve yours. Materials I used:DrillBradawl PliersIce lolly stick (magnum style)Screws Preparing your material Drill wholes on lolly stick, d...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:56:50 PDT
Folding Wood Desk & Ergonomic Office http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Wood-Desk-Ergonomic-Office/
Folding Wood Desk & Ergonomic Office - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/06SY/ID5S8GMZ/FN806SYID5S8GMZ.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike For too long I didn't have a devoted office space at home. I used to crouch over the coffee table to look at my computer for hours on end.Anyone who spends as much time on the computer as I do needs to have a ergonomic work area. But I also live in an apartment and I've moved 3 times in the last 4 y...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 13:46:44 PDT
Totoro Whirligig http://www.instructables.com/id/Totoro-Whirligig/
Totoro Whirligig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/NUBZ/ID4CUFPJ/FP0NUBZID4CUFPJ.SMALL.jpg andrea.arzensek I made a Totoro Whirligig using basic tools!Check the video by clicking HERE if the window doesn't work (video opens in a new tab). Draw and Cut & Paint your Totoro Characters You can Google search the characters or scene you wish to apply to your whirligig.We choose the scene with the bus statio...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 19:40:33 PDT
Make a Tower of Hanoi Puzzle Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tower-of-Hanoi-Puzzle-Game/
Make a Tower of Hanoi Puzzle Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/Z7C4/ID4CRXKR/FRTZ7C4ID4CRXKR.SMALL.jpg Stratofortress In this short project, I will demonstrate how to build a Tower of Hanoi puzzle game using wood I acquired from pallets. The game is simple to play, and it makes a good coffee table piece. For all unfamiliar with the game, here are brief instructions:- The objective is to move all discs from the firs...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:46:56 PDT
Phone Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Charging-Station/
Phone Charging Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/2G22/ID4CR5E5/FGL2G22ID4CR5E5.SMALL.jpg Albert Borland The aim for this project was to reuse some scrap wood and an unused charging cable. I despise tangled wires, regardless if they are from my headphones, chargers or other technical devices. Therefore I wanted to create a little, neat looking charging station, which i can put on my desk. The whole pro...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:33:53 PDT
Chess Game from Scrap DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Chess-Game-from-Scrap-DIY/
Chess Game from Scrap DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/6UHT/ID2XE8Q0/F4G6UHTID2XE8Q0.SMALL.jpg handroid7 I have build a Chess Board and full set of pieces almost entirely from scrap.Here is Youtube Link:https://youtu.be/hbImOJ87zCI Materials and Tools Materials Dark WoodLight WoodDowels different diameterTools: Table SawWood GlueClampsStain and Shellac Saw and Glue Saw the Wood into 8 pieces each...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 22:54:40 PDT
How to Make a Laser Cut Map of San Francisco http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laser-Cut-Map-of-San-Francisco/
How to Make a Laser Cut Map of San Francisco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AQ7Q/ID5S7NNG/FELAQ7QID5S7NNG.SMALL.jpg Ryan_tepper As an intern at Autodesk this summer, I am lucky enough to be stationed at Pier 9 with the Project Ignite team. I have full access to the all of the incredible machinery and resources of the Pier — in short, this place is paradise.With my girlfriend's birthday coming up, I figured I'd make her somet...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 06:04:08 PDT
Car Spray Paint for Refinishing Vintage Wood Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-paint-for-refinish-vintage-wood-speakers/
Car Spray Paint for Refinishing Vintage Wood Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/S9GG/ID1HWXYQ/FU1S9GGID1HWXYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/S9GG/ID1HWXYQ/FU1S9GGID1HWXYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/S9GG/ID1HWXYQ/FU1S9GGID1HWXYQ.SMALL.jpg _JonM So, these are some hand-me-down Yamaha’s I was given by a good friend. Vintage is a joke, they are in no way vintage. They sound good but look a little rough. Let’s fix that!My inspiration is the AudioEngine A5 bookshelf speaker… except cheaper, amp-less, and red!This is also a good way to get some ...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 12:29:33 PDT
stencil for wood burning http://www.instructables.com/id/stencil-for-wood-burning/
stencil for wood burning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8J6X/ID0PQQIX/FAO8J6XID0PQQIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8J6X/ID0PQQIX/FAO8J6XID0PQQIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/8J6X/ID0PQQIX/FAO8J6XID0PQQIX.SMALL.jpg giritberen Ok so I was trying to find a cheap diy option for stencils. It would have been easy if we were going to use paint but we wanted to burn the design on wood.. I found metal stencils but that wasn't an option cause I just needed a stencil to use once, and laser cutting metal or anything other than pape...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 05:56:18 PDT
Sharpening Jig for Woodturning Gouges http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Jig-for-Woodturning-Gouges/
Sharpening Jig for Woodturning Gouges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DL61/ICZ4T181/F7ADL61ICZ4T181.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DL61/ICZ4T181/F7ADL61ICZ4T181.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DL61/ICZ4T181/F7ADL61ICZ4T181.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I'm really happy with the grind that my vary-grind jig from OneWay gives my gouges. But, the exception is my spindle gouge. I want an ellsworth grind on that particular tool, but I don't want to buy the ellsworth jig....so, why not make one? SUPPLIES There is a shopping list above for you if yo...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:07:48 PDT
DIY carving vise http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carving-vise/
DIY carving vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/SMMP/ICX7KP0G/F0USMMPICX7KP0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/SMMP/ICX7KP0G/F0USMMPICX7KP0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/SMMP/ICX7KP0G/F0USMMPICX7KP0G.SMALL.jpg CliftonSears Attach wood for carving and rotate or change angles to any position. Getting started Tools needed:pipe wrench for tightening up everythingaccess to an angle grinder or bench grinder for metal3/4 inch wrench that can be dedicated to this project ( or you can purchase a handle - 3/8 inch course thr...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 17:04:40 PDT
Rustic Six Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Six-Pack/
Rustic Six Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HCZB/ICXYARNY/F7JHCZBICXYARNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HCZB/ICXYARNY/F7JHCZBICXYARNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/HCZB/ICXYARNY/F7JHCZBICXYARNY.SMALL.jpg Fire house wood works A rustic six pack, easily made out of reclaimed pallet wood. A rustic sick pack holder is a great conversation starter or gift for anyone. Pallet Wood Start with pallet wood or any reclaimed wood. Breaking it down to useable pieces. You as well may use new clean wood for a cleaner style. Cutt...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2015 06:11:51 PDT
Add more privacy to chain-link fence with wood art http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-more-privacy-to-chain-link-fence-with-wood-art/
Add more privacy to chain-link fence with wood art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/PV1F/ICX7KBX1/FBTPV1FICX7KBX1.SMALL.jpg ahead I have a neighbor who likes to spy on my backyard projects through the chain-link fence door. I wouldnt mind so much but sometimes I get right out of bed into an early morning outdoor project wearing very little clothing. We are in the dog days of summer in Houston so clothing should be optional rig...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:04:15 PDT
Shoe / Boot Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Boot-Rack/
Shoe / Boot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/MEQ9/ICX7JGCX/F5QMEQ9ICX7JGCX.SMALL.jpg d00dy This is a 100% wooden rack that can hold 24 pairs of shoes, and 2 pairs of boots. There are various cubby sizes to hold anything from tennis shoes to high heels, and can be modified to hold more shoes or boots. The design was created around a women size 6 shoe, and may need to be modified for a larg...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 08:06:35 PDT
Woodturning Spin Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Spin-Tops/
Woodturning Spin Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hello again! Every year my woodturning club will turn tops for a children's hospital. Last year we turned over 3500 tops from July to December. This year the goal is 4000 tops. Every weekend they are holding top-a-thons where maybe 5-10 guys (including myself) will get together and just turn as m...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:11:01 PDT
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish http://www.instructables.com/id/Mars-Attacks-Martian-Saucer-Candy-Dish/
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/P7CE/ICRXTUKN/F10P7CEICRXTUKN.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Let me start by saying that, as a fan of sci-fi movies, none is more iconic than the classic, 'Mars Attacks'. There are so many props for die hard enthusiasts to recreate, but none is more beautifully designed than the Martian saucer. Based on the 50's 'B' movie model, it is both simple, and elegan...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:23:32 PDT
MTG Mana Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/MTG-Mana-Coasters/
MTG Mana Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/7U1B/ICRXNKNB/FZV7U1BICRXNKNB.SMALL.jpg tdonoclift Who doesn't enjoy a few rounds of Magic The Gathering? Filled with strategy, anticipation, careful planning, and quick thinking when your carefully laid plan is thwarted by your opponent. An easy game to learn but impossible to master, Magic The Gathering is a favourite past time for many many gamer...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:08:16 PDT
Ply wood cat house http://www.instructables.com/id/Ply-wood-cat-house/
Ply wood cat house - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/ACM9/ICRXLN10/FM3ACM9ICRXLN10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/ACM9/ICRXLN10/FM3ACM9ICRXLN10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/ACM9/ICRXLN10/FM3ACM9ICRXLN10.SMALL.jpg aucancer98 Hi, this is our new homemade cat house made from only ply wood. They were cut by circular saw. They were joined together with nails and white glue. This is not a step by step instructable, but it is to give you guys an idea of a simple homemade cat house. It is very strong and our cat loves it.
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 01:26:40 PDT