Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 May 2016 00:10:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 CNC Inlay Star Keys http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Inlay-Star-Keys/
CNC Inlay Star Keys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/NFXN/INM7WKUS/F7LNFXNINM7WKUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/NFXN/INM7WKUS/F7LNFXNINM7WKUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/NFXN/INM7WKUS/F7LNFXNINM7WKUS.SMALL.jpg The_PI_Workshop I combed through the scrap bin at a lumber yard and got some beautiful cracked pieces of walnut bound for the fire pit. This big slab needed some stabilizing keys to keep the crack from growing. Usually, butterfly or bow ties are used because of the opposing wedge shapes keep the wood in place. I...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 18:09:24 PDT
Folding Chair with a Twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Chair-With-a-Twist/
Folding Chair with a Twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/Q2XI/INPCRAGI/FQBQ2XIINPCRAGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/Q2XI/INPCRAGI/FQBQ2XIINPCRAGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/Q2XI/INPCRAGI/FQBQ2XIINPCRAGI.SMALL.jpg Speakeasy2358 This is a neat chair that folds entirely flat, into what looks like a piece of plywood, only to become a really unique chair. The way it casts shadows often makes its structure hard to figure out and somewhat intriguing, and we really liked that. Also, it kind of looks like a modern art piece or som...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 20:24:40 PDT
Making and Using VarOil Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-and-Using-VarOil-Finish/
Making and Using VarOil Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1HZ1/INM7NUHT/FLX1HZ1INM7NUHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1HZ1/INM7NUHT/FLX1HZ1INM7NUHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1HZ1/INM7NUHT/FLX1HZ1INM7NUHT.SMALL.jpg dave.vaness.79 Finishing is one thing many experienced and amateur woodworkers hate. Here is a finish that allows the wood like accents of an oil finish but is a tougher and dries faster. It is applied with a rag and is quickly wiped off. Because of this, it is a finish tolerant of a dusty shop. It is a finis...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 14:27:17 PDT
Wooden Deer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Deer-1/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 18:34:58 PDT
ENTER SIGN by DC. http://www.instructables.com/id/ENTER-SIGN-by-DC/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 15:22:21 PDT
Laser Etched Pen (no Hassle CA Finish!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Pen-no-Hassle-CA-Finish/
Laser Etched Pen (no Hassle CA Finish!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/ROII/INM7WB33/F9ZROIIINM7WB33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/ROII/INM7WB33/F9ZROIIINM7WB33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/ROII/INM7WB33/F9ZROIIINM7WB33.SMALL.jpg yuvallahav "Why an instructable about turning a pen?" you might be asking. And you will be right. A pen is something we can buy at the dollar store and still come out with change.Yet, for woodturners at large, turning pens is one of the best exercises for skill and design there is. Let's not mention they are b...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 16:00:29 PDT
Wood Turned Razor With Stone Inlays http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Razor-With-Stone-Inlays/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:57:32 PDT
Scale model of Malibu Beach (a school project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Malibu-Beach-Inspired-Scale-Model-a-School-Project/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:04:25 PDT
Make a Simple Inrō http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Inrō/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:47:00 PDT
Chainsaw Mill Alaskan - Improvised http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Mill-Alaskan/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:56:29 PDT
How to Draw Bore a Mortise and Tenon Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Draw-Bore-a-Mortise-and-Tenon-Joint/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:05:40 PDT
Garage Door Panel Repurposed http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Panel-Repurposed/
Garage Door Panel Repurposed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/24OR/INNEGNGT/FQF24ORINNEGNGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/24OR/INNEGNGT/FQF24ORINNEGNGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/24OR/INNEGNGT/FQF24ORINNEGNGT.SMALL.jpg dezine One of my neighbours had their garage door replaced. The workmen were tossing out the old door, which was made of Meranti. I couldn't see all the wood going to waste, so I asked for some of the panels to use for projects. I thought the Meranti wood would be perfect for making a new ho...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:38:06 PDT
Balsa wood TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Balsa-Wood-TARDIS/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:45:40 PDT
Elliptical Pool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Elliptical-Pool-Table/
Elliptical Pool Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5UV7/INM7MPB7/FF65UV7INM7MPB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5UV7/INM7MPB7/FF65UV7INM7MPB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF6/5UV7/INM7MPB7/FF65UV7INM7MPB7.SMALL.jpg OXANBC_WPDHNW Pool, otherwise known as pocket billiards in North America, is the family of cue sports played on a pool table. The pool (or billiards) table is typically rectangular and has six "pockets" along its sides. However, the key word here is "typically." For this project, we'll be making an elliptical poo...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:02:11 PDT
Yard Yahtzee http://www.instructables.com/id/Yard-Yahtzee/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:59:28 PDT
Ukulele http://www.instructables.com/id/Ukulele/
Ukulele - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/71YE/INM7KC4W/FN771YEINM7KC4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/71YE/INM7KC4W/FN771YEINM7KC4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/71YE/INM7KC4W/FN771YEINM7KC4W.SMALL.jpg Phuc Hoang Nguyen I was make this ukulele, when i start play guitar and advance on it and realize know many different kind like the best to experiment. That why i choosse to make one of you own see how it come out and understand, how it work was the best experiment to every musical and could fit their own if they nee...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:07:03 PDT
Simple but Elegant Pine Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Efficient-Eloquent-Pine-Box/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:17:29 PDT
Making a Wooden Pen With a Name on It http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Pen-With-a-Name-on-It/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:58:21 PDT
One-Stringed Shovel Guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Stringed-Shovel-Guitar/
One-Stringed Shovel Guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XSSC/INKG7JLA/FGJXSSCINKG7JLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XSSC/INKG7JLA/FGJXSSCINKG7JLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/XSSC/INKG7JLA/FGJXSSCINKG7JLA.SMALL.jpg _lyss_ Hello my name is Alyssa and I am going to show you my step by step process on how I made a One-Stringed Shovel Guitar. I started this project on March 8th and fully ended April 20th. The price range for this project would be around $20-$35 (unless you have some supplies at home). Step 1 will tell yo...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:25:55 PDT
Wood and Aluminum Note Pad - Giaco Whatever Collaboration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Aluminum-Note-Pad-Giaco-Whatever-Collabor/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:46:51 PDT
Flat Pack Circular Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Circular-Side-Table/
Flat Pack Circular Side Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/3KJ0/INKJM33O/F5K3KJ0INKJM33O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/3KJ0/INKJM33O/F5K3KJ0INKJM33O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/3KJ0/INKJM33O/F5K3KJ0INKJM33O.SMALL.jpg WOmadeOD I made this side table from pallet wood, but prepared soft or hard wood would be ideal and save you the time involved in breaking down a pallet, truing up the slats, and filling the nail holes!What's great about this design, is that it's a breeze to disassemble into a flat pack for storage or transp...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:45:10 PDT
Exotic Woods - Awesome vs Awful! http://www.instructables.com/id/Exotic-Woods-Awesome-Vs-Awful/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:08:55 PDT
Make a Simple Belt Sander Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Simple-Belt-Sander-Stand/
Make a Simple Belt Sander Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/WZGQ/INPE4T8S/FK5WZGQINPE4T8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/WZGQ/INPE4T8S/FK5WZGQINPE4T8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK5/WZGQ/INPE4T8S/FK5WZGQINPE4T8S.SMALL.jpg Humus Workshop I still need a large stationary belt sander but is a future project for me. For now, this is a very simple solution to do and that has helped me a lot at time to work. The main thing this stand is that it can be used in 3 positions, horitzontally, vertically and dead flat. As you will see in the how...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:57:05 PDT
Easy and beautiful cutting/cheese board http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Beautiful-Cutting-Board/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:48:53 PDT
Arrow of Light Award http://www.instructables.com/id/Arrow-of-Light-Award/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:06:06 PDT
Make a Trammel http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Trammel/
Make a Trammel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YJ6G/INER3W5C/FK4YJ6GINER3W5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YJ6G/INER3W5C/FK4YJ6GINER3W5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/YJ6G/INER3W5C/FK4YJ6GINER3W5C.SMALL.jpg The Shavingwood Workshop How to make a Trammel For drawing circles or arches. I always suggest watching the build video so that you have a better understanding of the build process. ​Building the trammel For this project I used a 1 inch by 3 inch scrap of pine I had. At my router table I created a ten inch long slot...
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:31:05 PDT
Learning Algorithms with the Hanoi Towers http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-Algorithms-With-the-Hanoi-Towers/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:43:37 PDT
Wooden Indoor Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Indoor-Swing/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:39:56 PDT
Flip Top Tool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-Tool-Stand-1/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:39:05 PDT
Making a Dowel Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dowel-Plate/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 09:42:47 PDT
Dust Collection Ideas for Shop Vacs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-Collection-Ideas-for-Shop-Vacs/
Dust Collection Ideas for Shop Vacs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/YU29/INEVZVAM/FAPYU29INEVZVAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/YU29/INEVZVAM/FAPYU29INEVZVAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/YU29/INEVZVAM/FAPYU29INEVZVAM.SMALL.jpg pbriggs8 This Instructable describes some creative ways to use your Shop Vac to connect to various pieces of equipment located throughout the shop.I use three different vacuum hoses to connect to three different pieces of woodworking equipment: - A circular saw (part of kit panel saw) - A radial arm saw ...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:08:49 PDT
The Torus Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torus-Bowl/
The Torus Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/B2PN/INDEGPBV/F8FB2PNINDEGPBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/B2PN/INDEGPBV/F8FB2PNINDEGPBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/B2PN/INDEGPBV/F8FB2PNINDEGPBV.SMALL.jpg yuvallahav This is not for the faint of heart.Taking a log, and turning it into the torus bowl is not a beginners project, it takes a wide set of skills which takes a long time to hone to a level good enough to make this bowl. Please, if you don't feel your skill level is at the right place at the moment, do n...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:23:05 PDT
Coat Rack Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Rack-Shelf/
Coat Rack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/OHW7/IN35V3HA/F67OHW7IN35V3HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/OHW7/IN35V3HA/F67OHW7IN35V3HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/OHW7/IN35V3HA/F67OHW7IN35V3HA.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 Building a Coat Rack with a couple shelves for storage. This was made from some left over pieces of 3/4" Walnut Plywood I had from a previous project so I was working with certain limitations. The "hooks" are made from 1/2" brass rod. It will get mounted on the wall with drywall anchors and brass ...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:10:06 PDT
Wooden baby rattle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Baby-Rattle/
Wooden baby rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ANB2/IN35TKWU/F9XANB2IN35TKWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ANB2/IN35TKWU/F9XANB2IN35TKWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/ANB2/IN35TKWU/F9XANB2IN35TKWU.SMALL.jpg StoneCreekTurnings It's a lot of fun making special gifts for friends, especially gifts that will be used and enjoyed. I have several friends that are either days away from having a baby or had one several weeks ago. A turned wooden baby rattle is a fun gift to make for such a special occasion. I try to select two d...
By: StoneCreekTurnings

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:58:40 PDT
Xylophone Automata Chord http://www.instructables.com/id/Xylophone-Automata-Chord/
Xylophone Automata Chord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A81U/INDGIRVW/FN4A81UINDGIRVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A81U/INDGIRVW/FN4A81UINDGIRVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/A81U/INDGIRVW/FN4A81UINDGIRVW.SMALL.jpg Domanth Let's get ready to build! Your materials For today's project you will need:-finished wood-2 1/4 inch Dowel rods-1 7/16 Dowel rod-1/2 inch wooden spheres-Little Tikes Xylophone-3 cams cut for a drop off (3 inches)-2 4 inch gears-4 oblong elbow screw brackets-3 straight oblong screw brackets-necess...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:17:57 PDT
Storage Boxes With Japanese-Style Lids http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Boxes-With-Japanese-Style-Lids/
Storage Boxes With Japanese-Style Lids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/KWLL/INC152AA/FS8KWLLINC152AA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/KWLL/INC152AA/FS8KWLLINC152AA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/KWLL/INC152AA/FS8KWLLINC152AA.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax These storage boxes are made of 1/2 inch plywood. The lids have a self-locking mechanism characteristic of Japanese toolboxes. Cut List and Tools Needed You will need to cut the following (all measurements are in inches)11.5 X 11.5 Ends (2)11.5 X 16 Sides (2)11.5 X 15.5 bottom11.5 X 15 Lid2 X 12...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 21:16:24 PDT
The Great Atuin : A Wooden Discworld Cake Stand and Serving Platter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Atuin-a-Wooden-Discworld-Cake-Stand-and-/
The Great Atuin : A Wooden Discworld Cake Stand and Serving Platter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OLCI/INALQF10/F3AOLCIINALQF10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OLCI/INALQF10/F3AOLCIINALQF10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OLCI/INALQF10/F3AOLCIINALQF10.SMALL.jpg The Innkeeper Several months back, some very dear friends of mine told me that they were getting married. First, they asked me if I would do the wedding (i.e. marry them) and second, if I would be willing to cater her bridal shower. The first caused me a bit of panic (I had never done a wedding before) but the se...
By: The Innkeeper

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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:02:56 PDT
Downdraft Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-Table/
Downdraft Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/Q391/INAJL6FD/FT8Q391INAJL6FD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/Q391/INAJL6FD/FT8Q391INAJL6FD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/Q391/INAJL6FD/FT8Q391INAJL6FD.SMALL.jpg Marsh Two things can be a real hassle when sanding. One is holding the work-piece and the other is the dust. This simple downdraft table hooks up to your vacuum cleaner to solve both problems. Tools And Materials Tools Circular saw or table saw Coping saw or jigsaw Framing square Clamps Penci...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 01:03:10 PDT
Mitered Box With Paracord Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitered-Box-With-Paracord-Handles/
Mitered Box With Paracord Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N2TC/INALPLBZ/FHCN2TCINALPLBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N2TC/INALPLBZ/FHCN2TCINALPLBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/N2TC/INALPLBZ/FHCN2TCINALPLBZ.SMALL.jpg MightyWood Making a mitered plywood box with paracord handles.To store wooden building blocks I made a box from plywood with mitre joints and handles made of paracord. My son gave it a special paint job.This project is an entry for the STRING contest 2016. Please make sure you vote for it in the upper right co...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:21:54 PDT
Wood Dowel Puzzle – Advanced Version http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Dowel-Puzzle-Advanced-Version/
Wood Dowel Puzzle – Advanced Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/4IO6/INAJKKTF/F4G4IO6INAJKKTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/4IO6/INAJKKTF/F4G4IO6INAJKKTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/4IO6/INAJKKTF/F4G4IO6INAJKKTF.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Last week I posted a dowel puzzle that contained 8 segments. To my surprise, it turned out to very challenging for my coworkers because there was only a 25% completion/success rate. The typical time before someone asked for a hammer to make the pieces fit was about 5 minutes. This week, I’ve uppe...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:39:44 PDT
Crayon Wrapper Wine Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Wrapper-Wine-Stopper/
Crayon Wrapper Wine Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/08UZ/INALNCKT/F8P08UZINALNCKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/08UZ/INALNCKT/F8P08UZINALNCKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/08UZ/INALNCKT/F8P08UZINALNCKT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I took 33 empty crayon wrappers, cast them in polyester resin, then turned them on the wood lathe. I also had a few bumps and hiccups along the way... The Casting Process I made an Instructable about my vase from melted crayons a few weeks back. During that process I learned a trick for getting ...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:16:29 PDT
Mantel Clock Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Mantel-Clock-Case/
Mantel Clock Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/SPE7/INAJI89R/F7PSPE7INAJI89R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/SPE7/INAJI89R/F7PSPE7INAJI89R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/SPE7/INAJI89R/F7PSPE7INAJI89R.SMALL.jpg Phil B I wanted to make a mantel clock with a battery powered movement I found on-line. The seller of the movement offers pre-sanded mantel clock cases ready for final sanding and finishing, clock kits, and plans for mantel clock cases. I decided to make my own. This Instructable is for anyone who wishes t...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:39:22 PDT
Seed Box with Mini Dovetails in Plyboo http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Box-With-Mini-Dovetails-From-Plyboo/
Seed Box with Mini Dovetails in Plyboo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/W7ZQ/IMKVQN5H/F1QW7ZQIMKVQN5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/W7ZQ/IMKVQN5H/F1QW7ZQIMKVQN5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/W7ZQ/IMKVQN5H/F1QW7ZQIMKVQN5H.SMALL.jpg TLP Shop Lab I decided to make a seed box after not finding anything that I liked for storing my vegetable and flower seeds. I wanted a nice, larger seed box that could hold our collection of seeds. There were several features that I wanted. First, I wanted two columns with built in dividers: vegetables on on...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 12:27:58 PDT
Robust Chainsaw Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Robust-Chainsaw-Stand/
Robust Chainsaw Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/0F9L/IN88NM4L/FPU0F9LIN88NM4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/0F9L/IN88NM4L/FPU0F9LIN88NM4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/0F9L/IN88NM4L/FPU0F9LIN88NM4L.SMALL.jpg StoneCreekTurnings As a wood turner I often cut up logs in ways normal people wouldn't consider. To cut a log into a bowl blank safely I need the wood to stay put and not roll around. I also tend to cut into whatever is holding the log so I need it to not have any metal fasteners and easy to replace severed pieces. ...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 20:44:58 PDT
Make a Wooden Pot Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wooden-Pot-Rack/
Make a Wooden Pot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/65I9/IN94578J/FJQ65I9IN94578J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/65I9/IN94578J/FJQ65I9IN94578J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/65I9/IN94578J/FJQ65I9IN94578J.SMALL.jpg davesgt Today I will show you how I made a Wooden Pot and Pan Rack.A few years ago, I made one these and it has worked great, but I painted it Hunter Green. I thought it would be great to make another one, a little more Rustic look. Plus I didn't take any pictures or videos of the process. So I have include...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:01:25 PDT
Wood Veneer Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Veneer-Rose/
Wood Veneer Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/3561/INKJMCX4/FF43561INKJMCX4.SMALL.jpg geekbuilders This project works well as a gift for valentines, mother's day, or for a special loved one. It takes some patience, but yields a beautiful result. you can also watch a video of the rose being made along with the steps outlined here. Enjoy! Create the Form The first step in the process is to creat...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:21:46 PDT
Medieval Baldaquin Bed / Lit À Baldaquin Médieval http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Baldaquin-Bed-Lit-À-Baldaquin-Médieval/
Medieval Baldaquin Bed / Lit À Baldaquin Médieval - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTBE/IN94386B/FOWKTBEIN94386B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTBE/IN94386B/FOWKTBEIN94386B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/KTBE/IN94386B/FOWKTBEIN94386B.SMALL.jpg leplanhisto English / French textfirst i bought 8 planks or boards of pin wood and 4 square poles (fence poles in wood ) from a garden shopand some MDF really thinThe rest of the furnitures i had it in my worshopPour ce lit j'ai acheté 8 planches de sapin et 4 poteaux carré de jardin, une plaque de MDF trés fin...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:46:26 PDT
Portable Multipurpose Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Multipurpose-Table/
Portable Multipurpose Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OXOO/IN7QVU1Z/FH5OXOOIN7QVU1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OXOO/IN7QVU1Z/FH5OXOOIN7QVU1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/OXOO/IN7QVU1Z/FH5OXOOIN7QVU1Z.SMALL.jpg chienline At first, I want to build a coffee table. A small one. When finish building it, I think of so many ways to use this table. It can be kid's writing table. It can be notebook table when you are sitting on the floor. It can be foot rest when you are sitting on a chair. My favorite will be mentioned at ...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:58:07 PDT
Flat Pack Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-Pack-Tablet-Stand/
Flat Pack Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I496/IN6BEFNZ/FT9I496IN6BEFNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I496/IN6BEFNZ/FT9I496IN6BEFNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/I496/IN6BEFNZ/FT9I496IN6BEFNZ.SMALL.jpg isaylor Today I will show you how to make a flat pack tablet stand. It is easily disassembled and stored. When it is apart, it's only 3/8" thick so it can be stored in small places easily. All you need is some 3/8" thick wood and some basic tools. Making the Side Pieces Cut 2 pieces of wood and draw the...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:10:28 PDT
Timber Speaker Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Timber-Speaker-Stands/
Timber Speaker Stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/JH23/IN7ORH2E/FCRJH23IN7ORH2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/JH23/IN7ORH2E/FCRJH23IN7ORH2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/JH23/IN7ORH2E/FCRJH23IN7ORH2E.SMALL.jpg Robin Lewis These speakers are made out of affordable, basic pine. At the base of the speaker is a weight to keep it all steady.If you have any questions feel free to pop them in the comments. Cut Timber To Length There are 3 cross cuts; cutting the panels, the legs and the rails. These sizes would all depen...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:38:58 PDT