Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 May 2015 16:16:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bottle Cap Drink Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Drink-Coaster/
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By: Schaf77

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Fri, 29 May 2015 18:09:06 PDT
The Geiger Cable Dome http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Geiger-Cable-Dome/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 13:54:29 PDT
Bar Stool Recycled into Spike the Hedgehog http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Stool-Recycled-into-Spike-the-Hedgehog/
Bar Stool Recycled into Spike the Hedgehog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/LME6/I9IBRGPB/FD3LME6I9IBRGPB.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I had a broken bar stool and I decided to repurpose its parts into a lovely piece of art instead of throwing it out. This was a fun project and I highly recommend recycling your broken wooden things. Sand and Apply Template Sand the finish if one is still on the wood you are using. I drew what I ...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:19:38 PDT
Lasercut Bathymetric Map of Arabian Sea http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Bathymetric-Map-of-Arabian-Sea/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 11:01:20 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Micarta Love Letters (Wood and Fabric) http://www.instructables.com/id/Micarta-Love-Letters-Wood-and-Fabric/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 06:40:11 PDT
How To Build an Oversized Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-and-Oversized-Compass/
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By: darbinorvar

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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:38:50 PDT
Kid’s Step-Up Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Step-Up-Stool/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:12:31 PDT
Rocket or Spaceship Bed for little boy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-or-Spaceship-Bed-for-little-boy/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 08:43:23 PDT
How to Make a 3D Layered Photograph with Epoxy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3D-Layered-Photograph-with-Epoxy/
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By: Drunken Woodworker

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:13:18 PDT
Wasted Space: High Garage Storage Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Wasted-Space-High-Garage-Storage-Shelves/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:46:25 PDT
Horseshoe bar table http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-bar-table/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 08:50:18 PDT
Abstract Wood Wall Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Abstract-Wood-Wall-Art/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:45:02 PDT
Picture frame clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frame-clamp/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 21:37:26 PDT
Bamboo Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Speakers/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 19:11:48 PDT
Stain Wood With Snapple Iced Tea http://www.instructables.com/id/Stain-Wood-With-Snapple-Iced-Tea/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 05:50:56 PDT
Folding Cedar Lawn Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Cedar-Lawn-Chair/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 13:28:54 PDT
How To Make Wax Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Wax-Paint/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:38:37 PDT
MURLIN Trebuchet http://www.instructables.com/id/MURLIN-Trebuchet/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 20:58:37 PDT
Kerf Cutting Timber http://www.instructables.com/id/Kerf-Cutting-Timber/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 17:11:03 PDT
$40 Backyard Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Backyard-Chair/
$40 Backyard Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/35VL/I9YBPMJX/FTV35VLI9YBPMJX.SMALL.jpg gkrisanda In this instructable I will be doing a step by step tutorial on how you can make high quality professional lounge style chairs made from pressure treated wood. This project uses pressure treated wood given that the chairs are designed to be placed outdoors. This will help fight against things such a...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:49 PDT
The Dog Walking Station http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dog-Walking-Station/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 06:39:11 PDT
Wooden Trellis For Nosy Neighbors http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Trellis-For-Nosy-Neighbors/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:13:52 PDT
Live Edge Dining Table (MAPLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Dining-Table/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:18:07 PDT
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
Custom Wooden Spoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Wooden-Spoon/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 22:48:36 PDT
DIY Overhead Camera Rig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Overhead-Camera-Rig/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 21:39:31 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-grill-hack-Build-a-platform-for-your-grill/
DIY grill hack: Build a platform for your grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/WREX/I9UDOL6E/FOAWREXI9UDOL6E.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife We live in a house built loooong before there was such athing as a gas grill or any other other consumer grill to speak of, so we were perfect candidates for our own outdoor loving grill hack: A grill platform made from wood you can build yourself.Because our house was designed with porches rather t...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:41:40 PDT
Portable (Cordless) Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cordless-Drum-Sander/
Portable (Cordless) Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/PL3E/I9UDCW9Z/F6CPL3EI9UDCW9Z.SMALL.jpg stangtime This is super easy and most of the parts are probably sitting in every basement or garage (except the rolling pin; so ask your spouse before you plunder the kitchen for project materials).The rolling pin was used for the sanding drum. Double sided tape was used to hold down the sandpaper, and a cor...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 17:20:10 PDT
Bandsaw Box- Whale http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Box-Whale/
Bandsaw Box- Whale - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/RBCO/I9UDDJY7/FXCRBCOI9UDDJY7.SMALL.jpg HaroldPenner How to make your very own Bandsaw box Whale. Thanks to Angeli Frondoso who made this in our Woodworking class. (:Thanks Angie for the instructable directions! Whale Pattern Length- 25cm (10")Width- 8.5cm (3 3/8")Height- 8.5cm (3 3/8") Draw top and side view of the whale This pattern can easily...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 18:23:48 PDT
Legend of Zelda Triforce Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Triforce-Lamp/
Legend of Zelda Triforce Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/FY71/I9TRCWMS/F1BFY71I9TRCWMS.SMALL.jpg agabpardo SOOOOoooo for my sister's 18th Birthday I wanted to give her something special that she could use in her future college dorm. She's a huge fan of the Legend of Zelda, so i figured it would be the best birthday present theme. I got the inspiration to make a Triforce lamp for this from a guy who did s...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 12:57:30 PDT
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Bunk-Beds-Concept-Virtual-Design-Fabricatio/
Modern Bunk Beds - Concept - Virtual Design - Fabrication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/N77V/I9SMPXVX/FQCN77VI9SMPXVX.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson Since my wife and I are staring down kid #3, I figured it was about time to make a bunk bed so we can do the big bedroom shuffle before our new baby arrives. You may have noticed this bunk bed in the background of another project I did in conjunction -- Smart LED Lights, so I thought I might share ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 13:17:45 PDT
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bench-Vise-for-Woodworking/
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SMALL.jpg rschoenm This bench vise – sometimes called Moxon’s Vise – is inexpensive to make, portable, and works very well for holding your work pieces while sawing, chiseling, or planing. There are many designs for this vise available on the Internet; I’ll show you my version. Feel free to adjust the dimensions to su...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Hanging camera slider with arm extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-camera-slider-with-arm-extension/
Hanging camera slider with arm extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/7CU0/I9QWJTI2/FHZ7CU0I9QWJTI2.SMALL.jpg tlee2 This is my camera setup for my workshop. Its so versatile and covers nearly every shot that I need. The camera is mounted onto an old adjustable lamp arm which slides along a track that is mounted to a beam in the ceiling. This setup is quite specific to my workshop layout but hopefully this gives y...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 23:15:02 PDT
How to create a Wooden Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-Wooden-Toy/
How to create a Wooden Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/TBWH/I9QW9MR1/FY5TBWHI9QW9MR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/TBWH/I9QW9MR1/FY5TBWHI9QW9MR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/TBWH/I9QW9MR1/FY5TBWHI9QW9MR1.SMALL.jpg White-Raven This is an easy tutorial on how to create a toy out of wood. I will make the toy a hedgehog, but you can choose any type of animal or object. This toy is designed for little children to have fun!I hope this instructable helps you! Materials/Tools These are the materials and tools that I have used...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 03:32:11 PDT
Portable Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workbench/
Portable Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/NBT6/I9OSQOK8/FWGNBT6I9OSQOK8.SMALL.jpg MartinP6 The purpose of this project was to build something in which we could apply the skills which we learned throughout our high school years in our engineering courses. Our project had to utilize one of the skills which we learned in IED, CIM, or EDD. We decided to create a portable workbench which relat...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 21:13:56 PDT
Small Van Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Van-Modifications/
Small Van Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IUH5/I9PGU48Y/FFPIUH5I9PGU48Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IUH5/I9PGU48Y/FFPIUH5I9PGU48Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/IUH5/I9PGU48Y/FFPIUH5I9PGU48Y.SMALL.jpg bill.rose.31392 Ok so I have a small van. A Citreon Berlingo its a common size of van and has a lot of space inside. However a lot of that space is wasted. Its just a lot of air being driven around and the loading area is limited. But if you build a parcel / crate shelf then the van becomes much more user friendly....
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Fri, 15 May 2015 04:25:04 PDT
Pixel Art of Link The Legend of Zelda http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Art-of-Link-The-Legend-of-Zelda/
Pixel Art of Link The Legend of Zelda - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/TKCH/I9Q9DXZX/FGFTKCHI9Q9DXZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/TKCH/I9Q9DXZX/FGFTKCHI9Q9DXZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/TKCH/I9Q9DXZX/FGFTKCHI9Q9DXZX.SMALL.jpg Oficina DIY My name is Emerson Pedroso, I am creator of the YouTube channel DIY Workshop. Today's project DIY workshop, we will make a pixel art of wooden cubes link The Legend Of Zelda, if you want to know how it was done follow the images above to see the video explaining in detail the construction: The Ch...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 14:15:56 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pallet-Ring/
Reclaimed Pallet Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/8MLM/I9O1EPAQ/FD48MLMI9O1EPAQ.SMALL.jpg Corinbw This is a very simple ring that I made from a pallet in my backyard.I used simple tools and just spent some time enjoying making this ring, but not trying to rush it. I was at my fathers house so I only had limited tools, but I made do with what I had. Removing the Ring From the Board After I fou...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 07:15:30 PDT
Recycle Bin Evergreen Tree Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Bin-Evergreen-Tree-Screen/
Recycle Bin Evergreen Tree Screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/K6S6/I9M0AREX/FKVK6S6I9M0AREX.SMALL.jpg john pedersen An Evergreen tree shaped screen to put your recycle behind so it won't be seen from the road or back alley.As an added feature you can decorate it depending on the season or holiday or whatever you like. Materials and Tools needed 1- 2 foot by 4 foot sheet of chip board1 - 3 foot long 2 x 42 - sh...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 16:22:33 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Bottle-Stopper/
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Turning cardboard on the lathe. I needed a quick project after a failed larger project. This started out as an experiment, but I have to say I really like the look of it! I not sure if another cardboard project is in my future but for now, I'm just happy to follow up a failure with a success! Cut...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:23 PDT
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Lawn-Chair-from-Recycled-Skis-the-Ski-Chai/
Build a Lawn Chair from Recycled Skis - The Ski Chair! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/A448/I9LZ7CEE/FGNA448I9LZ7CEE.SMALL.jpg mazzmn It's campfire season and everyone can use a comfy chair for marshmallow roasting! I happened to have a couple pairs of broken, worn out skis collecting dust in my garage (that's right, skis wear out, they can crack and more commonly bindings get old and unsafe). I thought I would save them from the...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 19:27:31 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
How To Make an Awl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/G4MH/I9M09AT2/FQTG4MHI9M09AT2.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making an awl / ice pick is a great project, because it's easy to do, yet it's an extremely useful tool to have in the shop. Fundamentally when making an awl you need some sort of handle and something sharp, and there are lots of ways of doing it. Here's one way. What You'll Need: Materials:Wood ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Irwin-Clamps-Longer-For-Free/
Make Your Irwin Clamps Longer - For Free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZUC3/I9L6LTVV/FN5ZUC3I9L6LTVV.SMALL.jpg stangtime When I'm working on a project in my shop the longer clamps are often committed to other jobs and I'm left with smaller clamps. The obvious answer is to get more clamps (you can never have enough of them), but often I only need another inch or two to make the smaller clamps work. An easy mod to squ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 12:32:35 PDT
Hidden Compartment in a Deer Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hidden-Compartment-in-a-Deer-Mount/
Hidden Compartment in a Deer Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/S96Q/I9JR99AZ/FZ1S96QI9JR99AZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/S96Q/I9JR99AZ/FZ1S96QI9JR99AZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/S96Q/I9JR99AZ/FZ1S96QI9JR99AZ.SMALL.jpg jackiezac72 You will learn how to take a taxidermy deer head and give it another purpose by installing a hidden compartment. It is then mounted on a piece of wood where it will open and close away from the wood. No holes in the wall except for the nail you hang it on. Our basement has concrete walls and it is m...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:57:23 PDT
Make Handles for Cabinets and Dressers http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Handles-for-Cabinets-and-Dressers/
Make Handles for Cabinets and Dressers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/7H85/I9L6KKX1/FAN7H85I9L6KKX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/7H85/I9L6KKX1/FAN7H85I9L6KKX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/7H85/I9L6KKX1/FAN7H85I9L6KKX1.SMALL.jpg ToolboxDivas Whether your refinishing cabinets or dressers when its time to look for drawer pulls and knobs the cost of refinishing skyrockets. Let's face it. Handles are expensive! The average drawer pull depending on the size and type of material can range from $3 to $13. Normally the really nice ones are at...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 08:48:14 PDT
Call Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Call-Box-1/
Call Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/MGPE/I9JR3187/FJHMGPEI9JR3187.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 The other day while I was at the firehouse one of the firefighters came to me and said the phone we have in the bay was not working. Curious as to why, and knowing how expensive these phones are, when I looked at the phone I could see it was in pretty rough shape. Looks like the moisture and humidit...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 07:13:38 PDT
Simple DIY Candle Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Candle-Holders/
Simple DIY Candle Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/PJDL/I9JR7STC/FV4PJDLI9JR7STC.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign Do you know someone in your life that likes candles....and wood? You are in luck because I have the perfect gift instructable with printable temple for FREE!! Mark Your Wood Print out the provided template. Cut out and spray adhere to some scrap wood. This will be your guide to size and hole loca...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 13:45:24 PDT
Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/YHVP/I9FGW5IE/FDBYHVPI9FGW5IE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/YHVP/I9FGW5IE/FDBYHVPI9FGW5IE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/YHVP/I9FGW5IE/FDBYHVPI9FGW5IE.SMALL.jpg VikingCode If you've ever tried to free hand a circle on the bandsaw - particularly on thicker stock to prepare a bowl blank for the lathe, you'd know it can be a trying experience - its easy to snap a blade, it can be difficult to get a nice smooth cut, and if you're lucky it'll even turn out looking roundish...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 05:24:33 PDT