Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - make - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:43:54 PST BLOX v1.01 Cyclone Dust Separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator/
Cyclone Dust Separator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/INBR/IKIKUA9H/FMXINBRIKIKUA9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/INBR/IKIKUA9H/FMXINBRIKIKUA9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/INBR/IKIKUA9H/FMXINBRIKIKUA9H.SMALL.jpg TabLeft This is an easy-to-build dust separator with a baffle. It works because the incoming air is forced around the outside wall, where the heavier dust and chips fall into the large trash can below. When driven with a blower like I use, the baffle removes the need for a standalone dust collection syste...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:39:31 PDT
Three ways to make a wooden chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Ways-to-Make-a-Wooden-Chain/
Three ways to make a wooden chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/SR1V/IJEOUM0D/FLDSR1VIJEOUM0D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/SR1V/IJEOUM0D/FLDSR1VIJEOUM0D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/SR1V/IJEOUM0D/FLDSR1VIJEOUM0D.SMALL.jpg seamster Making a wooden chain is a classic wood carving project. It is traditionally done using simple carving tools to make an unbroken chain from one solid piece of wood. I thought it would be fun to explore different ways to make wooden chains using both hand carving tools as well as power tools. This is...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:15:03 PST
Custom Cutting Board - Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Cutting-Board-Project/
Custom Cutting Board - Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S6HH/II1LHRKO/FRKS6HHII1LHRKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S6HH/II1LHRKO/FRKS6HHII1LHRKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/S6HH/II1LHRKO/FRKS6HHII1LHRKO.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy Hey everyone! I just completed a really simple and fun project that is going to make a great gift. I did it all with this great little desktop saw. I have put together a video to demonstrate all the steps. I bought the cutting board from Home Depot for $7.99. Alright, lets get to work. Things...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:18:02 PST
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-4-Bottle-Openers/
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've been playing a LOT of Fallout 4. Yes, I've got the Shishkabob from the Forged and Grognak the Barbarian's axe and costume. I've digested dozens of bottles of Nuka Cherry and now I need to bring a little bit of that fun back into the real world... Raise your agility score first! I sta...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 17:12:45 PST
DT project: How to make an easy fold-down phone or tablet stand http://www.instructables.com/id/School-DT-project-How-to-make-a-fold-down-phone-or/
DT project: How to make an easy fold-down phone or tablet stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/677L/IHNP46J5/FYV677LIHNP46J5.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts In our DT club at school, we've been making collapsable phone/tablet stands and I thought it was time to share!I've had Year 3s (7-8 year olds) successfully making this project, so it's very doable, even as part of a larger class.Using only a handful of square dowel, round dowel and card for triangl...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2015 01:02:36 PST
How to make a Beautiful Pallet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Beautiful-Pallet-Lamp/
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 19:17:57 PST
Bacon Handled Veggie Peeler http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Handled-Veggie-Peeler/
Bacon Handled Veggie Peeler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/KBFE/IEB7YFOZ/F6VKBFEIEB7YFOZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I take some oven cooked bacon and seal it in a shiny coffin to preserve it for future generations! The point of this project was less about the end result and more about the casting process itself. I wanted to try and preserve a piece of cooked bacon in a block of resin. Would it look good? Woul...
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 09:24:26 PDT
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
Sliced Wood Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This grand clock is made from two walnut boards measuring 4" x 16" and opened up like a fan!I wanted a project to challenge me and this fit the bill. The final size is 34" in diameter and quite a striking addition to the wall. let me show you how I made it. Cutting up your stock I learned abo...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've now done two other salt projects from a single block of rock salt I bought from my local cooking store. I think it is one of the coolest materials I've ever worked with. It has amazing colors, a great texture and a real depth of field. But... it is NOT GOOD FOR THE SHOPYou see, salt + iron/...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Half-Blind-Dovetail-Drawers-for-a-Walnut-De/
Making Half Blind Dovetail Drawers for a Walnut Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/VSQE/IBM25CPY/FQUVSQEIBM25CPY.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Using half blind dovetails is really great for certain projects like making drawers for example. Half blind dovetails don't go all the way through, like through dovetails so you can't see the dovetails until you open the drawer. I made four drawers with half blind dovetails for a desk that I built, ...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 14:32:49 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
Drunken Cutting Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my first cutting board. An interesting pattern emerges from the flowing "S" shape and works really well with the high contrast of maple and walnut. Taking Stock Of Your Stock The process begins with two board that are the same thickness. In this case my lumber was 7/8 of an inch thick....
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT
DIY Simple Modern Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Simple-Modern-Desk/
DIY Simple Modern Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/MHAH/IAEKABMP/FJPMHAHIAEKABMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/MHAH/IAEKABMP/FJPMHAHIAEKABMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/MHAH/IAEKABMP/FJPMHAHIAEKABMP.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This is a very simple and modern looking desk. It's made out of plywood, with a stained top and painted legs. It's lightweight, easy to disassemble and very affordable to build. It would be perfect as a student's desk, in a cool modern office, or if you're looking to incorporate a stylish work space...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 17:14:59 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This glass was made from a block of salt block purchased from the cooking store and turned on the lathe. I had made a bracelet from the block about a month ago but wanted to try something a bit more complex. There were enough pieces left to make a glass... Cutting The Blocks The salt cut every ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 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
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Make a wooden projector for your cell phone. And if you happen to watch the Force Awakens trailer 4 times in a row on your shop wall, well it is Star Wars day so who can blame you!This one is made from 1/8 Baltic Birch plywood and measures, 6" x 5 1/2" x 3" and has a lens savaged from an old p...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Barn-Board-Gift-Case/
Simple Barn Board Gift Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/RIX2/I7CCDBN0/FI4RIX2I7CCDBN0.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hi internet friends! This is a fairly simple Instructable that shows how I routered out an outline of a pocket knife so that I could give it to my friend in a more interesting package than a box. I had purchased a DOUK DOUK knife (I will include info about this awesome knife at the end) as a gift fo...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:12:43 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
crazy lid holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 You can build this little project in just one hour Cut two boards to the same dimensions How big or how small doesn't matter Drill a hole in each board The hole should be bigger then the thickness of the board Make a first cut with the table saw Just cut only up to the hole Make a sec...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Making The Zoetrope http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Zoetrope/
Making The Zoetrope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/RM8T/I5BHWB6Z/F3ERM8TI5BHWB6Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 A Zoetrope is an animation toy that literally translates to "life turning." While I had many challenges on this build, I have to say is it easily one of my favorite creations. I have a particular fondness for toys....My main worry was that the wedges would de-lamiate from the block due to the turnin...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:49:47 PST
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Coinapult-The-Coin-Flipping-Catapult/
Coinapult. The Coin Flipping Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/P8NA/I4SCDWP1/FCUP8NAI4SCDWP1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The design is super simple. I'm not one for over complicating an item. Just two sides and two dowels make up the base. The flipper is just held in place by the tension on the rubber band.I made this from resawn claro walnut and 3/8 birch dowels. It flips your coin in the the air and you can either...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 10:03:56 PST
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch http://www.instructables.com/id/Classy-wood-Phone-case-with-Sugru-hinge-and-latch/
Classy wood Phone case with Sugru hinge and latch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/KKFF/I2KSPN3X/FETKKFFI2KSPN3X.SMALL.jpg Synhak Want to make an awesome wooden case for your phone? With some scrap plywood and some Sugru, you can have a sweet case that will protect your favorite cellular device. Materials:Some left over thin plywood (I used 3/16 prefinished cabinet ply)Hot glue gun (hot melt works better IMO)Scroll or jig saw,...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:32:10 PST
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/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZELV/I1FQ9LS9/FDSZELVI1FQ9LS9.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar DIY How To Make your own Baby GrootIn this short tutorial I take you step by step how I was able to make the baby Groot from the end of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.For more info and to see the video: http://youtube.com/darbinorvar How To Build Groot Materials 3 inch square piece of mahogan...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 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
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
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
Wooden Money Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/Z8D4/HZ5RPDS1/F2EZ8D4HZ5RPDS1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've been carrying a wooden money clip for about 20 years or so. It's nice to not have to lug a wallet along for everything. You can get an ID, credit card and some bills in there with no trouble, and it fits in your front pocket where it is much harder to get picked! This one is out of maple and...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
Free Floating TARDIS http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Floating-TARDIS/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:57:52 PDT
Book to Tablet Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-to-Tablet-Stand/
Book to Tablet Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/I39E/HY12BICZ/FI9I39EHY12BICZ.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Tablet stand made from a 400 page book and some epoxy resin. Paper micarta is the proper term for it, but it doesn't really capture the essence of the idea. Those 400 pages hold but a single story, and now they can upright a device capable of holding thousands of stories. Really it's the ultimate u...
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:30:50 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
Marble Note Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/RTSI/HW4OQYL1/FMZRTSIHW4OQYL1.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Something you may not have seen before...I used 6/4 mulberry for the top portion and a scrap piece of 1/4 oak veneered MDF. Added a piece of acrylic and the marbles and you get a nice note holder.I then recessed a couple of rare earth magnets and you've got a pretty simple project.I'm thinking that ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Tobacco pipe making http://www.instructables.com/id/Tobacco-pipe-making/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 10:12:54 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Disposable Faceplates - For the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-Faceplates-For-the-Lathe/
Disposable Faceplates - For the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/0SDJ/HUL9B2FW/FTQ0SDJHUL9B2FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/0SDJ/HUL9B2FW/FTQ0SDJHUL9B2FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/0SDJ/HUL9B2FW/FTQ0SDJHUL9B2FW.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie All wood lathes come with a face-plate to get you turning right away. I use mine quite a bit for large projects, but oftentimes the face-plate is too large for a project. Or there is not a lot of extra wood available for screws to bite into without ruining the project. And sometimes, I have a proj...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:04:34 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/
Make a Yoda desk ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
How To Make an Advanced Woodwork Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Advanced-Woodwork-Slingshot/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 03:24:23 PDT
Pencil Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Spin-Top/
Pencil Spin Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U4LY/HSM50JYN/FKOU4LYHSM50JYN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a piece of sycamore turned to a top shape. You then insert a pencil and spin it up. I used 1/4 copper collars to give the pencil a tight grip. It draws cool circles and shortening or lengthening the pencil will give it different paths as it alters the center of gravity.
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:47 PDT
Glass Bottle Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Bottle-Bird-Feeder/
Glass Bottle Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/I0L9/HSBSMDFD/FP7I0L9HSBSMDFD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is a glass bottle bird feeder. The bottle was a $1 from the local thrift store and is needed first to get the dimension for the rest of the project. I used cypress as the base wood and hard maple as the accent. The hardest part was trying to clamp up that back piece...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:26:20 PST
Make a custom sewing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-sewing-table/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:39:11 PST
Plywood Go Getas! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Go-Getas/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
Build a table from old barn board http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-table-from-old-barn-board/
Build a table from old barn board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IB1N/HLJVDRUQ/FTVIB1NHLJVDRUQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IB1N/HLJVDRUQ/FTVIB1NHLJVDRUQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/IB1N/HLJVDRUQ/FTVIB1NHLJVDRUQ.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hey alla y'all, I'm going to show you how I built a barn board table. I'm entering my table in the I COULD MAKE THAT contest, so if you like it please vote for it (hint hint - click in the upper right corner!!)! The design is based off a table I saw at a store for $800 - here - and I thought I could...
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Sat, 14 Sep 2013 01:03:01 PDT
UFO light http://www.instructables.com/id/UFO-light/
UFO light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/AE83/HJKC11QI/FZEAE83HJKC11QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/AE83/HJKC11QI/FZEAE83HJKC11QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/AE83/HJKC11QI/FZEAE83HJKC11QI.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie This little novelty UFO light is sure to get a lot of attention! This is a UFO desk/table lamp. Made on the lathe from Walnut, Maple and Oak. It has 8 LED's around the perimeter of the disk. The LED's came from hacking up a dollar store flash-light. I used the switch as well, from the flashlight. I ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 10:03:33 PDT
Rings made from solid wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Rings-made-from-solid-wood/
Rings made from solid wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/I7XZ/HIPIXHXL/FKCI7XZHIPIXHXL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/I7XZ/HIPIXHXL/FKCI7XZHIPIXHXL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/I7XZ/HIPIXHXL/FKCI7XZHIPIXHXL.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie These are quick and simple rings made form small scraps of hardwood turned on a lathe. The rings pictured here are Walnut and Hickory. I haven't tried these out of soft wood such as pine, but I do not think they would work to well so stick to a hardwood. These really are very simple, the hardest par...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 21:25:03 PDT
Birch Bark Flask http://www.instructables.com/id/Birch-Bark-Flask/
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Tue, 15 May 2007 00:46:18 PDT
Make a Hide - A - Key (stash spot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hide-A-Key-stash-spot/
Make a Hide - A - Key (stash spot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FW7B/G3E2C3VA/FSSFW7BG3E2C3VA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FW7B/G3E2C3VA/FSSFW7BG3E2C3VA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/FW7B/G3E2C3VA/FSSFW7BG3E2C3VA.SMALL.jpg durtbikedave This instructable will show how I turned a scrap piece of wood into a secret Hide - A - Key.  This is another project that cost me close to nothing to build.  You will need a few power tools so be careful!! Materials and tools needed You will need a saw.  I use a chop saw and a band saw.  A coupl...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 20:51:05 PST
http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Classic-Wood-Fish-Lure-Keyfob/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 07:42:11 PDT
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bowl-out-of-a-log-part-1/
Make a bowl out of a log part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/4YDY/H03LYPW9/FSQ4YDYH03LYPW9.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie The only thing I like better than turning bowls out of wood, is turning bowls out of free wood! Throuought the summer trees fall down. Im constantly looking for nice pieces carelessly thrown out.  The only bad part about it is they are always wet. Wood has a high percentage of water stored in the tr...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:26:58 PDT
How to make an Arrow Of Light award http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arrow-of-light-award/
How to make an Arrow Of Light award - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The Arrow Of Light is the highest award a Cub Scout can earn. After completing the requirements it’s presented to him before he moves onto Boy Scouts. I recently had the task of making 8 awards. I was able to find plenty of examples but very few tutorials. This instructable should give you a startin...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:53:23 PDT