Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:20:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
MineCraft Heart (wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/MineCraft-Heart-wood/
MineCraft Heart (wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SMALL.jpg binarybug Two weeks ago I posted an instructable about how I made a wooden MineCraft Sword. I had some wood left and I made a wooden MineCraft Heart with it. Initially I thought of making ten hearts... but after finishing one it became clear that would take quite some time... so one is enough for me :)As I go...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:20:42 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
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By: darbinorvar

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
Bandsaw Taxidermy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Taxidermy/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:21:48 PDT
DIY Art Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Art-Shelf/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Making Elsa's Tiara from the Movie Frozen http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Elsas-Tiara-from-the-Movie-Fozen/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:34:17 PDT
How To Make Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Thors-Hammer/
How To Make Thor's Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6F/E8JT/I12KDCPA/F6FE8JTI12KDCPA.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar These are instructions to make Thor's Hammer out of plywood. It is made for adults and is very durable. To make a hammer for a child's Halloween costume you should reduce the proportions by a third to account for smaller hands and strength.http://youtube.com/darbinorvarhttp://www.darbinorvar.com/blo...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:08:28 PDT
Digital Fabrication : Bent Lamination Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-Bent-Lamination-Mold/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:44:31 PDT
Plywood Minecraft Figures for Haloween (or whenever!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Minecraft-Figures-for-Haloween-or-whenever/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 22:30:26 PDT
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Notching-Jig-or-making-things-to-make-things/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:26:57 PDT
How to Layout a Pipe Saddle Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Layout-a-Pipe-Saddle-Cut/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:07:19 PDT
Stone Sledge Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-Sledge-Hammer/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:23:24 PDT
Bath Caddy From Recycled Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Caddy-From-Recycled-Wood/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:11 PDT
Add a router table to a table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-router-table-to-a-table-saw/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:36:09 PDT
repurposed coat hanger rack http://www.instructables.com/id/repurposed-coat-hanger-rack/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:49:57 PDT
Wooden Nuts & Bolts http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Nuts-Bolts/
Wooden Nuts & Bolts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/OCAC/I15640R4/FEQOCACI15640R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/OCAC/I15640R4/FEQOCACI15640R4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/OCAC/I15640R4/FEQOCACI15640R4.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Thought nuts and bolts were strictly made of metal? Nope! Make your own and you're well on your way to fastener-free furniture. Tools & Materials • Hardwood Dowels and Boards: I used 1 1/2" red oak dowels and 2"X10" ash lumber.•Linseed oil•Woodthreading Kit, 1-1/2" x 6 TPI ($50 on Amazon) Tap t...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:35:21 PDT
MineCraft Sword (wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/MineCraft-Sword-wood/
MineCraft Sword (wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/IHZ7/I1561HNU/FQXIHZ7I1561HNU.SMALL.jpg binarybug There already are several instructables on making MineCraft Swords. Posting mine as well because I didn't find an instructable describing the method I used.All you need is a slat of wood, screws and paint (white, black, brown). Depending on the paint you use and your preferences you could use varnis...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:51:32 PDT
15 Awesome Wax Hacks! What to do with Beeswax http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Awesome-Wax-Hacks-What-to-do-with-Beeswax/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:44:30 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
(Not so) Mini Lambda-Class Imperial Shuttle Popsicle Stick Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-so-Mini-Lambda-Class-Imperial-Shuttle-Popsicle/
(Not so) Mini Lambda-Class Imperial Shuttle Popsicle Stick Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/LECJ/I10JILKR/F09LECJI10JILKR.SMALL.jpg popsicle_mini-models **** SHUTTLE TYDIRIUM, what is your cargo and destination? .... ***** Hello everyone! Here's an instructable that pushes the size limits possible for a popsicle stick model - A Lambda-class Imperial Shuttle from the Star Wars Saga.Manufactured by Seinar Fleet Systems for the Empire, the Lambda-cla...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 19:54:12 PDT
Zelda Inspired Engagement Ring Chest with Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Zelda-Inspired-Engagement-Ring-Chest-with-Sound/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 22:28:41 PDT
A Walking Cane With a Twist http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Walking-Cane-With-a-Twist/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 07:26:20 PDT
Make your own fishing knife with leather liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-fishing-knife-with-leather-liner/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:22:21 PDT
Wooden Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Name-Block/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 20:18:14 PDT
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Gramophone/
The Gramophone [Funnelophone] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/W03Y/I0R1CP8Z/FMQW03YI0R1CP8Z.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Acoustic amplifiers are pretty cool, but my favorite style is the Gramophone ... they just look cool ... especially when real metal horns are used. That being said, have you seen the asking prices for these creations? I thought the $185 model on Etsy was painful ... until I saw another for $495 .....
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 10:34:05 PDT
Display Case/ Shadowbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Case-Shadowbox/
Display Case/ Shadowbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/O7DO/I0NOHH1B/FEBO7DOI0NOHH1B.SMALL.jpg josh.miller.eng Supplies & Tools Assuming you've taken the time to CAD out a design and you've got your dimensions... Hit the Hardware Store/ Lumber Yard or unguarded construction site.1/2" x 2" & 5" x8' MDF Baseboard1/4" PegboardLED Puck Lighting KitWood glue1 1/4" NailsHole FillerTools:Table sawChop sawF...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:37:02 PDT
Pirate Chest Cooler Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Cooler-Box/
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/D2D2/I0LCOEIJ/FXOD2D2I0LCOEIJ.SMALL.jpg joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go.http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Chest-Beer-Cooler/ I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Wood Working Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Working-Primer/
Wood Working Primer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/IYBO/I0C95F8Y/FNXIYBOI0C95F8Y.SMALL.jpg tjdux This is a humble Instructible covering some wood working basics. These are all self taught methods I have learned and used to create many things with wood. I know this wonderful website is full of guides on how to make things in great detail. Often times before I had done many of these things mys...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:22 PDT
Make the best tweezers around http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-best-tweezers-around/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:04:07 PDT
Make your own knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-knife/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:37:13 PDT
Tiny Handy Wood Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Handy-Wood-Bookmark/
Tiny Handy Wood Bookmark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/8ZZP/I0HYZKUO/FOQ8ZZPI0HYZKUO.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone,I recently went back to reading books (never stop reading until you're blind by the way) and remembered seeing a couple Instructables about making "book helpers", those wood triangles with a hole for the thumb that you use to keep the pages open when holding the book single-handedly (yo...
By: deluges

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 05:17:53 PDT
Walnut Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Tray/
Walnut Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/SVKR/I0LCCBIL/FXRSVKRI0LCCBIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/SVKR/I0LCCBIL/FXRSVKRI0LCCBIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/SVKR/I0LCCBIL/FXRSVKRI0LCCBIL.SMALL.jpg DaoudNaouri Once again, while seeking a new source of inspiration, I stumbled across a great furniture designer by the name of Andre Joyau : http://andrejoyau.com. He has an eye for literally raw elements combined with simple elegant design and lines. I did not want to commit to a long term project. I wanted to...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:36:31 PDT
Mini Coffin http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Coffin/
Mini Coffin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/NGKL/I0HYYKJW/FNCNGKLI0HYYKJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/NGKL/I0HYYKJW/FNCNGKLI0HYYKJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/NGKL/I0HYYKJW/FNCNGKLI0HYYKJW.SMALL.jpg mtairymd I scaled this 1 foot long coffin from a full size version I saw online. I built two versions – see drawing links. The first one (documented here) is from purchased craft wood which was clean and straight. The second version was built from scrap pallets. I’ve also included a quick video of the b...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:13:42 PDT
Super hero graveyard tombstones http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-hero-graveyard-tombstones/
Super hero graveyard tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/FE29/I0HYSUVM/F70FE29I0HYSUVM.SMALL.jpg ManCaveTutorials This are yard grave stones. I am using them as decorations for my lawn during this years Halloween. (October 2014) Supplies First you will need to gather supplies to make the graveyard tombstones. You will need the following. -wood-poster board-spray paint various colors-pencil pen marker-scissor...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 03:54:14 PDT
Laptop Stand from hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Stand-from-hanger/
Laptop Stand from hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/5KQ8/I0FFGX5V/F1O5KQ8I0FFGX5V.SMALL.jpg nabukadnazar If you are a mac user, you should know how dangerous to use the mac on the bed. Last month I damaged the logicboard because of the over heat. It took my whole day to fix it. Then I decided to built a stand to prevent further damages. I wanted to make it in cheapest, and easiest way. that's why I cho...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:18:01 PDT
Old School CNC Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-CNC-Name-Block/
Old School CNC Name Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Put up your CNC machines and break out your coping saws! Today I'll show you how to make a name block using pure muscle power!Old world artisans made such elaborate and intricate designs all by hand, It's a shame the art has depreciated so much. Though CNC has brought many revelations, HMP (human mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:32:57 PDT
13 Dollar Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Dollar-Guitar/
13 Dollar Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/MCLJ/I0C8ZFRV/FTEMCLJI0C8ZFRV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/MCLJ/I0C8ZFRV/FTEMCLJI0C8ZFRV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/MCLJ/I0C8ZFRV/FTEMCLJI0C8ZFRV.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww Have you ever wanted to build your own guitar? It's such a daunting task that it is easy to be intimidated and give up on the project before you ever start it. Well this is a great project for your first guitar build. It's not too complicated with bending wood or any of that jazz. This is simple eno...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:28:38 PDT
Handmade Jewelry Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Jewelry-Armoire/
Handmade Jewelry Armoire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/116N/I0C91XSH/FTY116NI0C91XSH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/116N/I0C91XSH/FTY116NI0C91XSH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/116N/I0C91XSH/FTY116NI0C91XSH.SMALL.jpg sinansoykut This has been on my list of projects for a while, and although I may lack the right tools and/or knowledge to make it, I've got time. It turned out pretty well, I did it with hand tools only and got by alright except for having to drill a bunch of 3/8in holes into the oak legs, I just have a screwdr...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:23:04 PDT
Log box/case http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-boxcase/
Log box/case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/V275/I0A52D9H/F0UV275I0A52D9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/V275/I0A52D9H/F0UV275I0A52D9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/V275/I0A52D9H/F0UV275I0A52D9H.SMALL.jpg SuperPollo My first Instructable, I hope you enjoy it:DFirst of all, I want to mention that English is not my mother or father tongue, so I apologize in advance for any grammar mistake, or if it’s hard to understand/follow. Therefore I’ll be writing in English and Spanish (mother tongue) for any bilingual make...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:42 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SMALL.jpg kurnous34 Hi there! This will be my first instructable and I hope you enjoy it. I made this tray for my wife on our five year wedding anniversary. It turned out very nice, so I wanted to share it and give a little back to Instructables for helping to inspire me on other projects. This tray is made from n...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
Wooden iPhone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SMALL.jpg deluges Hello everyone,So my dad got a brand new iPhone 5s (already outdated now) and I know that he would never buy a case for it so I decided to take the matter in my own hands and craft one for him, so that he would feel guilty if he said he didn't want it.Although he has a 5s, you can make this case for...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
The Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reclaimed-Bench/
The Reclaimed Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/WEFN/I07YMJ32/FGEWEFNI07YMJ32.SMALL.jpg -BALES- When I purchased my house, the previous owners left me some gifts ... and by gifts I mean, stuff they apparently didn't feel like moving or dealing with in any capacity. The first thing I noticed was a few trash cans ... who doesn't need trash cans? The second find was surplus vinyl siding and a g...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:42:46 PDT
Dark Knight Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Batman-Wall-Clock/
Dark Knight Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ODNL/I06J8BTT/F1BODNLI06J8BTT.SMALL.jpg shippityboppity I found this gem originally by tophattaylor_uk months ago. I made my first clock the classic Batman and gave it away to a friend, she loves it. I couldn't resist making another for the Remix contest but I mixed it up a bit with the Dark Knight logo. It is a very easy project that anyone can do! The ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:41:50 PDT
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Low-Cost-DeskTable/
Simple Low Cost Desk/Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/ZQUP/I028WFDU/FTNZQUPI028WFDU.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the desk from the Ana White website. Keeping with my upcycled theme, this project was built from the top of an old desk. If you prefer, the top can be made from 2x12s. I’ve also included a quick video of the build along with a PDF version of the plans.Video:Drawing:ht...
By: mtairymd

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:21:22 PDT
Marvelous money boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Marvelous-money-boxes/
Marvelous money boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/1U32/I00TIOER/FZ61U32I00TIOER.SMALL.jpg petachock I wanted to make a couple of money boxes for my kids and had a marvel poster spare so decided I'd make a comic clad money box for them each. They will get £1 a week and 20 pence a day, with the day one being an incentive to behave......well I'm hoping anyway (they are 5 and 7 by the way and not grow...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:00:58 PDT
Easy Helmet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Helmet-Stand/
Easy Helmet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/PDNG/HZZRN0IE/F72PDNGHZZRN0IE.SMALL.jpg sircorvus Stores rarely stock helmet stands these days (I know, shocking). Even online, the only helmet stands available are plain and overpriced. This tutorial shows you how to make a beautiful antique-looking helmet stand in a ridiculously small amount of time for an even more ridiculously cheap price. Th...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:58:30 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
Make a wooden toy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-wooden-toy/
Make a wooden toy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/YE4T/HZXYJYBB/FC6YE4THZXYJYBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/YE4T/HZXYJYBB/FC6YE4THZXYJYBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/YE4T/HZXYJYBB/FC6YE4THZXYJYBB.SMALL.jpg Mesquitehigh I have my woods students create wooden toys as an introduction to working with various machines around the shop. In the wooden toy lesson, students learn to use the Bandsaw, the Drill press, Router table, and the small 1" belt sander.They end up with a heirloom toy that will last forever if taken c...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:11:38 PDT
Foldable Stool-Step [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/foldable-bench-stair/
Foldable Stool-Step [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SMALL.gif andrea biffi Lately I helped a friend to design a foldable stool-step. Those brilliant pieces of furniture were very common in Italy in last century, but it seems that lately they are not considered trendy and you don't see them often. In any case they are so suitable that I designed three models with small vari...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:55:34 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
Ice Cream Pint Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SMALL.jpg kludge77 They say that necessity is the mother of invention and while I don’t claim to have invented the idea of a pint lock, this is the first one I’ve ever seen out of the wood. In addition I love how outrageous it looks with that giant old school padlock on it! This is made with some soft maple, a sm...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT