Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:42:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Wood Burned Plaque Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burned-Plaque-Art/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 08:09:31 PST
Wooden USS Enterprise Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USS-Enterprise-Model/
Wooden USS Enterprise Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/CJGX/IK8KSALW/FLMCJGXIK8KSALW.SMALL.jpg Kretschmer Kreativ This page details the step by step construction of a 36 inch model of the Starship USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek series. The theme of this project is to use all natural wood grain with no paint. The colors are accomplished by incorporating different woods of various colors.Main hull: Ha...
By: Kretschmer Kreativ

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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:59:05 PST
Valentine's Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Card-2/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:24:13 PST
Scrap 2x4 to Diddley Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-2x4-to-Diddley-Bow/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:41:01 PST
Plane I Made for Makers Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Plane-I-Made-for-Makers-Care/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 16:03:32 PST
DIY Breakfast Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Breakfast-Bar/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 15:51:07 PST
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Hold-Down-Clamps/
Table Saw Hold Down Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/AF4E/IJYV56L8/FD5AF4EIJYV56L8.SMALL.jpg thetoolman So you're at the job site and you need to secure a 2 by to drill some holes. You could use some saw horses but you've already got your small table saw on them. Now what? I saw this on the "Fine Home Building You Tube Channel" and thought, with a slight modification, it would work great on a table sa...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:16:03 PST
Infinite Band Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-Band-Clamp/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:05:03 PST
Simple Laptop Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Laptop-Stand-3/
Simple Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/5SJJ/IK4CMCW0/FCF5SJJIK4CMCW0.SMALL.jpg darthwolf Needed a cheap and effective laptop stand that would work for both of my laptops. Used as little material and tools as possible. Materials and tools Materials:100x45x45 mm piece of wood2x rubber feet2x steel wood screwTools:sawclampswood gluescrewdriversandpaper Cut wood Measure and cut to des...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 06:39:42 PST
Magic Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Radio/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:05:20 PST
PLYWOOD DRINK COASTERS ! http://www.instructables.com/id/PLYWOOD-DRINK-COASTERS-/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 13:33:55 PST
Wooden Pebble Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pebble-Necklace/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:12:11 PST
Legend of Zelda Surround Sound Tv Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Legend-of-Zelda-Surround-Sound-Tv-Cabinet/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:57:39 PST
Tuning a Hand Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuning-a-Hand-Plane/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 04:08:32 PST
Cat Activity Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Activity-Wall/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:13:44 PST
Tobacco (or Anything Else) Wood Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Tobacco-or-Anything-Else-Wood-Box/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 15:03:08 PST
Router Table Fence for the Mafell Erika Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-Fence-for-the-Mafell-Erika-Table-Saw/
Router Table Fence for the Mafell Erika Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/8JNW/IK1HRCQH/FA58JNWIK1HRCQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/8JNW/IK1HRCQH/FA58JNWIK1HRCQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/8JNW/IK1HRCQH/FA58JNWIK1HRCQH.SMALL.jpg ernstp I built a router table which is attached to my Mafell Erika table saw. In this instructable I'm going to cover how I built the fence for my router table. Since the router table is integrated into the table saw, the router fence can be mounted to the rip fence of the table saw.You can find more proje...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 07:35:50 PST
Folding sewing table extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Sewing-Table-Extension/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 10:41:16 PST
Cheap DIY Modular Synth Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Modular-Synth-Case/
Cheap DIY Modular Synth Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/RVY1/IK1HR4NU/FIJRVY1IK1HR4NU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/RVY1/IK1HR4NU/FIJRVY1IK1HR4NU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/RVY1/IK1HR4NU/FIJRVY1IK1HR4NU.SMALL.jpg GiacomoJ A guide to build a really cheap Eurorack case for starting to play with modular synths.It took me more or less an afternoon so it's quick to build and no special tools are needed.First of all, I've found some curtain rods in a shop near home and I discovered that they were just right for M3 screws (...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 06:23:07 PST
Lolipop Knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Lolipop-Knobs/
Lolipop Knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/A4O7/IJYUULCB/FG1A4O7IJYUULCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/A4O7/IJYUULCB/FG1A4O7IJYUULCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/A4O7/IJYUULCB/FG1A4O7IJYUULCB.SMALL.jpg KelSnake I stumbled onto this way of making simple door/drawer knobs and it has become a regular thing.There are so many different variables to making knobs this way. Raw Blanks You can start with simple or more complex cube shaped blocks that are slightly oversized to your desired finished size.I drilled...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 20:19:07 PST
Making a Drawer Organizer for the Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Drawer-Organizer-for-the-Workshop/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 21:57:55 PST
Drop-Down Out Feed Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Down-Out-Feed-Table/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:37:21 PST
Chessboard wood DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Chessboard-Wood/
Chessboard wood DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/3U0P/IK1HQUBW/F8I3U0PIK1HQUBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/3U0P/IK1HQUBW/F8I3U0PIK1HQUBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/3U0P/IK1HQUBW/F8I3U0PIK1HQUBW.SMALL.jpg mustermania Manufacture of a veneer chessboard with photo and explanation step by step, simple enough to implement. The manufacture requires some tools.Equipment: Veneer saw plating a sheet of plywood or medium gummed paper wood glue clampsYou can find my other establishment on:http://mustermania.fr/ P...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:57:08 PST
Pallet CUP Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-CUP-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:49:15 PST
Sphere Factor ~ Vintage Puzzle Box Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Sphere-Factor-Vintage-Puzzle-Box-Build/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:37:14 PST
DIY Laptop Table - Using Limited Tools & Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laptop-Table-Using-Limited-Tools-Plywood/
DIY Laptop Table - Using Limited Tools & Plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/FPGU/IK02B5ZJ/FU6FPGUIK02B5ZJ.SMALL.jpg AverageJoesJoinery I have been needing a laptop table for a long time now so it was about time I got to making one.I was very kindly sent some of skils tools to try out so I thought this would be the perfect project to put them through their paces. You dont need a workshop full of tools you can make this with a limite...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 01:26:10 PST
Garden Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Planters/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:04:13 PST
Router Table Coping Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-Coping-Sled/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 06:01:18 PST
8-Ball in Solid Wood Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8-Ball-in-Solid-Wood-Cube/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:26:32 PST
Leather Working Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Working-Tool-Rack/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:51:00 PST
DIY On-Off Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-On-Off-Switch/
DIY On-Off Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/Y5LE/IJWWL56J/FQ0Y5LEIJWWL56J.SMALL.jpg ShiftyTips Simple idea which dosen't require special tools or skills to make it. This perfect to use with LED diodes. I'm going to built this switch into an upcoming project so if you interested in click on the follow button ;)Materials:plywood or solid wood or hardwoodthin wood (perhaps veneer or thin plywood...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:59:26 PST
Music Stand From a Single 8 Foot 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Stand-From-a-Single-8-Foot-2x4/
Music Stand From a Single 8 Foot 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/UWFE/IJVWHU4J/FSTUWFEIJVWHU4J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/UWFE/IJVWHU4J/FSTUWFEIJVWHU4J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/UWFE/IJVWHU4J/FSTUWFEIJVWHU4J.SMALL.jpg A3Sneezer In order to make this from a single 2x4 I used a bandsaw to create compound curves for the legs with a minimum amount of material. Cut pieces to rough dimensions and remove the rounded over edges of 2x4 Start by finding a 2x4 with as few knots as you can.Cut list:Main front leg 1 1/8” x 1 1/8” x ...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:57:22 PST
Rustic Knobless Entry - Secret Release Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Knobless-Entry-Secret-Release-Mechanism/
Rustic Knobless Entry - Secret Release Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/UXH7/IJVRZAI1/FYIUXH7IJVRZAI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/UXH7/IJVRZAI1/FYIUXH7IJVRZAI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/UXH7/IJVRZAI1/FYIUXH7IJVRZAI1.SMALL.jpg KelSnake I do like making these vintage styled cupboards, adding just the right elements really help to make a piece interesting. This rustic piece for example has no door knob and has a secret push button around the backside to open the door. Now, its not designed to be high security as you can just grab ...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:55:34 PST
How to Build a Portable Toolbox for Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Portable-Toolbox-for-Travel/
How to Build a Portable Toolbox for Travel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Z1N7/IJUCSRYJ/FATZ1N7IJUCSRYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Z1N7/IJUCSRYJ/FATZ1N7IJUCSRYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Z1N7/IJUCSRYJ/FATZ1N7IJUCSRYJ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This box is made out of maple with walnut splines and it has a walnut tray insert. Originally I designed it for art supplies, but as I started to work on it, I thought it would be just perfect as a travel box for hand tools. That's not to say however that it wouldn't be a great box to hold any suppl...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:54:55 PST
Shut the Box Game TA http://www.instructables.com/id/Shut-the-Box-Game-TA/
Shut the Box Game TA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/AIXF/IJUCRNUO/F81AIXFIJUCRNUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/AIXF/IJUCRNUO/F81AIXFIJUCRNUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/AIXF/IJUCRNUO/F81AIXFIJUCRNUO.SMALL.jpg RAMiddle Today I will be showing you how to create a fun, mathematical game that can be played by the whole family. Go Shopping Materials1/2x48 pinewood with rabbit joint15/16x 2 1/2 pinewood 3/4x9 pinewood9 1/2 by 9 1/2 Luan boardDecorative Foam lettersGorilla wood glue and elmers glue#6 washers1/8 dial ...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:28:12 PST
How to Make a Sliding Tray Box With Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Sliding-Tray-Box-With-Hidden-Compart/
How to Make a Sliding Tray Box With Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/U9CQ/IJUAGVFE/FSLU9CQIJUAGVFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/U9CQ/IJUAGVFE/FSLU9CQIJUAGVFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/U9CQ/IJUAGVFE/FSLU9CQIJUAGVFE.SMALL.jpg Drunken Woodworker This box has mitered corner joinery that can easily be made on the tablesaw and reinforced with splines. The inside has a top sliding tray that moves to reveal a lower tray. When all the trays are lifted out, a secret hidden compartment is revealed to hide your valuables. All these trays are lined w...
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 06:01:00 PST
Pine Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pine-Coffee-Table/
Pine Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2GQV/IJQOLDK6/FLK2GQVIJQOLDK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2GQV/IJQOLDK6/FLK2GQVIJQOLDK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/2GQV/IJQOLDK6/FLK2GQVIJQOLDK6.SMALL.jpg mjkaz A simple affordable pine coffee table made out of 2x4s. Create a plan First I drew out the plans to scale (see plans for dimensions) Purchesing Material I purchased the following material in order to build the coffee table: 2x4x96 (8 or 9) When picking your wood look at the pattern of the w...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:17:01 PST
The Traveler Shut The Box Game http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Traveler-Shut-the-Box-Game/
The Traveler Shut The Box Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/OANQ/IJQOKV5F/FG4OANQIJQOKV5F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/OANQ/IJQOKV5F/FG4OANQIJQOKV5F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/OANQ/IJQOKV5F/FG4OANQIJQOKV5F.SMALL.jpg -BALES- A travel-sized version of Shut The Box has been on my project list for over a year, but I was indecisive on the design and materials. Sometimes (not all the time), I find that limitations can breed inspiration and creativity and in this instance, a 2x4 contest provided the necessary constraints.A p...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:45:35 PST
Turned Bottle Opener... http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Bottle-Opener/
Turned Bottle Opener... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/W0QP/IJQOB8AA/F1BW0QPIJQOB8AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/W0QP/IJQOB8AA/F1BW0QPIJQOB8AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/W0QP/IJQOB8AA/F1BW0QPIJQOB8AA.SMALL.jpg aisaacs3 This isn't a very detailed instructable but a cool gift idea for any of you hose draggers and woodworkers out there. My F.D. Is going through a change. We grew quickly about 20 years ago and with that goes, many retirements coming in a very short period of time. Having over 20 years myself, I'm watc...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:36:30 PST
Wooden Link Chain from a Solid 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Link-Chain-From-a-Solid-2x4/
Wooden Link Chain from a Solid 2x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/DT9F/IJQOBQM4/FBVDT9FIJQOBQM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/DT9F/IJQOBQM4/FBVDT9FIJQOBQM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/DT9F/IJQOBQM4/FBVDT9FIJQOBQM4.SMALL.jpg FastEasySmartTOOL Decided to try making a wooden chain from a solid piece of wood (specifically, 2x4). It turned out pretty neat!Expect elaborate router table jigs ahead. You've been warned. Surface Preparation Starting with a 2 foot section of 2x4.Construction grade lumber is quite rough, but that's nothing the o...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:45:01 PST
DIY Wipe On Polyurethane http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wipe-on-Polyurethane/
DIY Wipe On Polyurethane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/DOI6/IJSX6XSV/FWSDOI6IJSX6XSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/DOI6/IJSX6XSV/FWSDOI6IJSX6XSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/DOI6/IJSX6XSV/FWSDOI6IJSX6XSV.SMALL.jpg Braxton Wirthlin In this Instructable I'll teach you how to easily mix your own wipe on polyurethane. It will not only save you some money, but you'll also be able to get the exact mixture you're looking for in order to achieve a perfect finishMaterials needed 1. Oil based polyurethane (in the gloss of your choice)2...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 23:39:52 PST
End Grain Cutting Board http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board/
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By: Luuke

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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:21:49 PST
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Rad-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Light-Bo/
Building a rad Nightmare Before Christmas Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/H1MV/IJUCKSS8/FOLH1MVIJUCKSS8.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns In this Instructable, I'm going to show you how I made this Nightmare Before Christmas LED Light Box thingie featuring Oogie Boogie.Some of the tools I used:SawzallAngle GrinderWelderX-Carve CNC MachineBelt SanderDrill PressLeather DyeNow, you don't have to have an X-Carve to cut this stuff, You can...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:10:57 PST
Standing Desk for Engineers http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Desk-for-Engineers/
Standing Desk for Engineers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/RMOK/IJQOOC3A/FDARMOKIJQOOC3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/RMOK/IJQOOC3A/FDARMOKIJQOOC3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/RMOK/IJQOOC3A/FDARMOKIJQOOC3A.SMALL.jpg kalfalfa I decided I wanted a standing desk. Looking around, it became obvious that I wouldn't be able to buy what I wanted - I couldn't even find any instructables that came close. So, I decided to design and build my own, and document here for others underwhelmed by the internet.First I wrote out a list of...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 19:46:51 PST
Sub Woofer Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Inexpensive-Sub-Woofer-Box/
Sub Woofer Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AUV1/IJSUYEDZ/FRTAUV1IJSUYEDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AUV1/IJSUYEDZ/FRTAUV1IJSUYEDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/AUV1/IJSUYEDZ/FRTAUV1IJSUYEDZ.SMALL.jpg Huntfish ​Tools & Materials Tools: Table SawJig SawNail GunWood GlueSoldering IronTape MeasureSanderClamp's DrillMaterials: Nail's Wire Terminal Post Woofer Plywood or Particle Board Silicone Caulk Screw's Cut List: 2 ea. Front and Back = 15" x 15" 2 ea. Side's = 15" x 13 ½" 2 ea. Top and Bottom ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 17:58:42 PST
Random colored Cross http://www.instructables.com/id/Random-Colored-Cross/
Random colored Cross - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/ICF9/IJQOEUQY/FCRICF9IJQOEUQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/ICF9/IJQOEUQY/FCRICF9IJQOEUQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/ICF9/IJQOEUQY/FCRICF9IJQOEUQY.SMALL.jpg jcope1822 This is a easy, fun cross to make for family and friends. Finding the size of cross you'd like Find a 1/8in piece of plywood to fit your dimensions. Then draw it out to the size desired Then cut out with a skill saw or jig saw. Cut and organize 2x4s to fit as desired Take a couple 6' 2x4s the...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:01:59 PST
Alligator from 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Alligator-From-2x4/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:18:50 PST
The Greatest Ring-Making Tutorial Online (Bent-Wood/Metal Hybrids) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Greatest-Ring-Making-Tutorial-Online-Bent-Wood/
The Greatest Ring-Making Tutorial Online (Bent-Wood/Metal Hybrids) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/2GK6/IJORS8ZZ/FY32GK6IJORS8ZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/2GK6/IJORS8ZZ/FY32GK6IJORS8ZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/2GK6/IJORS8ZZ/FY32GK6IJORS8ZZ.SMALL.jpg ConnorW13 Ever seen rings like these ones online? Well guess what. You're going to learn how to make one exactly like the two being held in the photo. That's what this tutorial is about! Making the recently popular wood/metal hybrid rings. This is like a bent-wood ring on steroids that won't wear out from the...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:14:57 PST
Curvy Plywood Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Curvy-Plywood-Stools/
Curvy Plywood Stools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/QDFX/IJM03JC1/F3MQDFXIJM03JC1.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks Pair of stools made from nothing but plywood, just look at those sexy curves! Each of these stools was made from a single sheet of 3/4" poplar plywood. Each is laminated from a total of 80 pieces - the layers are 5 pieces each, mirrored with each layer, creating a "box joint" at the corners. It was ...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:12:59 PST
Custom Chopping Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Chopping-Board/
Custom Chopping Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NH8T/IJQOEQKE/F54NH8TIJQOEQKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NH8T/IJQOEQKE/F54NH8TIJQOEQKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/NH8T/IJQOEQKE/F54NH8TIJQOEQKE.SMALL.jpg arnoutdejans Do you like what you see?This project is my entry for the "Before and After" contest. If you like it, don't hesitate to vote for it and share it with your friends!What we will do.In this Instructable, I will describe how I changed a simple and ordinary IKEA Proppamätt chopping board to a fancy custo...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 10:29:07 PST