Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - woodworking - wood - simple Tue, 3 May 2016 01:54:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 The easiest way to build a box!
The easiest way to build a box! - More DIY How To Projects]]> retired Ron If you want to make a box that looks like a professional craftsman hand made it, but don't want to spend hours measuring and hand fitting, just follow these instructions and you'll not only impress your friends, you'll even impress yourself!All of us have made boxes of one type or another. We've ha...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 14:28:34 PDT
Hand Crafted, Cheese Board & Cheese Knife
Hand Crafted, Cheese Board & Cheese Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Corasaurus Rex Who doesn't love cheese! With such a wide variety of flavour, colour and texture cheese is one of the worlds most decadent foods that is always a staple at family events or social get togethers. You can pair it with veggie's, wine, beer, meat or just about any cracker of choice. Now if you love c...
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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:07:14 PDT
Nomadic bookshelf
Nomadic bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dbikedave The idea for this project bore out of the reality that many of us, "the millennials", suffer with all to often. Since leaving for college, I've moved (on average) every 9-10 months. As a result, this meant outfitting my apartment/studio/place to lay my head with cheap furniture. Cheap furniture is g...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:54:44 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools)
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> awesomecreations I built this guitar from wood I pulled from a dumpster, as the title suggests, and used mostly hand tools. I did use two power tools, a drill and a dremel.It took me over a month to make, spending on average about 8-10 hours a day on it. I am including many pictures in this guide, just in case my de...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
Simple Laser Cut Wood Boxes
Simple Laser Cut Wood Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alvatroz This Instructable will help you make some really simple wood boxes.This small box contains a drawer, so no kind of hinge is needed.They are really easy to make, and are a good way to make a gift a little more special. List of Materials The piece of wood is the most important part of this project....
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 22:12:00 PST
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand
Simple Elegant Guitar Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> lennartdemeij I designed this guitar stand to be universal and really simple: no glue no screws no nails just one piece of wood.In this case I used a board of oak wood, 25mm thick, about 22 cm wide and about 38 cm long.You can use the template I made and modify it to change the size. I found that a corner of 9º ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:22:14 PST
Simple Laptop Stand
Simple Laptop Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wooden Pebble Necklace
Wooden Pebble Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> AverageJoesJoinery This project is incredibly quick and easy to do.If you would like to watch my quick build video you can see it here: Materials Used: Scrap Wood3.5mm Male to Female Headphone JackSpray PolyurethaneSugruTools Used: Belt SanderDrillScissors Turn The Scrap Into Pebbles I raided my scrap bin for some ...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:12:11 PST
Rustic coffee table from old shelf (total cost $28)
Rustic coffee table from old shelf (total cost $28) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Built it8867 If you want to learn how to turn an old shelf into an amazing coffee table then follow this engaging, step-by-step tutorial! Enjoy!Materials -Two pieces of angle iron ($12)-Square metal tube ($16)-Old shelf or any other type of wood (in my case $FREE)-Scrap metal for base (I got some for $FREE) Di...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 22:13:19 PST
Custom Wood Wall Piece
Custom Wood Wall Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> Corasaurus Rex Custom Wood, Wall Piece What do you get the man who has everything? NOTHING you build him a Custom Wood Wall Piece. Okay so my boss is a great guy and is always helping me out when I need anything. Because he owns his own quite successful landscape company he pretty much has the most badass back y...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:02:29 PST
DIY Big Peg Board Shelving System
DIY Big Peg Board Shelving System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver As part of my continuing effort to spruce up my current living quarters I decided to address one of the uglier, plainer walls in my kitchen with a fun and function Modern DIY Peg Board Wall Shelf. This is a great project that really adds interest to any space, and best of all, it can be rearranged ...
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:46:26 PDT
Pallet Toolbox (and simple metal etching)
Pallet Toolbox (and simple metal etching) - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Andrea My brother and I made a pallet toolbox with some very simple metal etching. Taking Apart the Pallet We used axe, hammer, garden tools and everything we could find to dissemble the pallet.It made a lot of mess. Prepping the Parts Take out all the nails and metal parts in your pallet.Plane the ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 22:56:11 PDT
Making Simple Cabinet Doors From Scrap Wood
Making Simple Cabinet Doors From Scrap Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> rovingcraftshop You may recall a previous Instructable of "Installing Square Cabinets In A Round Bus". I got a good deal on those cabinets at a Habitat for Humanity Restore in Gainesville, GA. I had planed on installing cabinets throughout the entire bus but I haven't run into any more deals like that. However,...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 05:11:18 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Ring
Reclaimed Pallet Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Rustic End Table
Rustic End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This End Table matches the shelf from a few weeks ago – see last step. As with the shelf, the design is simple, easy to make and is relatively low cost (under $25). Video of the build: Tools/Materials Tools:Table or Miter SawDrill/BitsTape measureSanderMaterials:2" x 12" x 4' (x1) *A 2x12 shou...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
Simple Barn Board Gift Case
Simple Barn Board Gift Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Floating Shelf
Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alienldr1 This time I decided to make a floating shelf as a display shelf. I wanted to make this because that way, we don't need brackets to support the shelf underneath. All the support we need is inside the shelf. Now we don't have to worry about the brackets getting in the way of everything, bumping int...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:39:13 PST
Wooden Cup (Kuksa)
Wooden Cup (Kuksa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Corinbw I love kuksas and wooden cups so i was so excited when i saw the potential for one in a piece of elm i found after a trimming company trimmed a tree on main street.What you need:-Hatchet.-Drill.-Woodworking rotary files-Chisels or just a pocket knife.-Sandpaper-Epoxy (the cheapest kind will do)-Some...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 02:44:45 PST
Wood Ball Without a Lathe
Wood Ball Without a Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> Corinbw I wanted to make a wood ball, but I didn't have a lathe or a fancy router jig. I decided I would carve one then sand it a lot to get the final shape. This is my first instructable so bear with me.I know this wont be perfect but it doesn't require any fancy tools either. Materials and Tools you wi...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:56:23 PST
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture
Simple Sturdy Low Cost Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianE2 This Instructable will show how to build simple, low cost, sturdy, wood furniture that can look good and last for a long time. I recommend reading through the entire Instructable before you begin. I am not a professional wood worker and some of my methods/materials may highlight this fact. I have ...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:46:50 PST
Wood Candlestick Holder - Cheap, Quick
Wood Candlestick Holder - Cheap, Quick - More DIY How To Projects]]> therandomwoodworker Check out my youtube channel at: for more content like this!I built a unique and elegant looking candlestick holder out of some scrap wood pieces in under an hour of work. This was a fun and simple project that I built for next to nothing and finished off with t...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 14:15:58 PST
upcycled coat rack
upcycled coat rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> knoone.hear To make this coat rack I used a slat from an old Euro pallet which I had left over from a previous project. Here you can see it put together, I found some old cutlery in a charity shop, with which I bent into a desired shape. Here I am positioning prior to fastening as I still had to stain & varnish...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:53:01 PST
Not Your Average "Coaster"
Not Your Average "Coaster" - More DIY How To Projects]]> ABCass1 ***UPDATE*** Final Versions are on the bottom HELLO AND WELCOME,First of all I want to give a shout out to mikeasaurus for his helping in this idea from his Coaster bottle opener. Here is a link to his page, , check him out. Well this is not you...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:31:28 PST
Simple Wooden Crate
Simple Wooden Crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> emilescharneck This is a very easy tutorial for an inexpensive wooden crate. It makes for a great gift or light weight stackable storage!By inexpensive I mean R150 in South Africa. That’s about $15 in the US. Granted I have no idea what wood costs in other countries!Here we go, please enjoy! What you need: + 9 ...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:46:59 PST
Woodwork wine rack
Woodwork wine rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tahir the Wonderful Do you like wine? Do you like things hanging on the wall that hold your wine for you? Do you in fact like to have a wine rack hanging in your kitchen? If any of your answers to the questions were yes then this Inscructable is for you! This specific presentation here is here to show you how to make y...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:06:42 PST
Simple Chef Knife Wood Block
Simple Chef Knife Wood Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> deluges Hi everyone! How are you all doing? You can actually answer that in the comments section. I'd be delighted to know how you're doing :)I got a couple months ago a chef knife as a present from my grand-parents and so far I kept it in its plastic box in a drawer when I wasn't using it. But those times ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:31 PST
Stacking Stationary Box
Stacking Stationary Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> vennavannys This Stationary Box is my very first instruction in this site. I hope you can understand and try your own stationary box.You can make your own size and shape as well.Enjoy !!! Prepare Materials and Tools First you will need to prepare all the materials and tools.You can choose your own need but ...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:11:04 PST
Outdoor Bench
Outdoor Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour I wanted to make a nice outdoor bench using as much reclaimed wood as possible. Ideally it would have been 100% reclaimed or recycled lumber but I settled for using new lumber for the frame of the bench and pallet wood/staircase parts for the seat, back, and arm rests. This is a relatively quick a...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:07:51 PST
Simple Recliner
Simple Recliner - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxM2 Do you fidget in chairs? Do you have a sore back sometimes? Maybe your chair is not the right shape for you. With these instructions you can make a chair that fits your specific body. You only need hand tools, screws, and some lumber. Take a picture of yourself Lean back against something soft, ...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:10:12 PST
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar It doesn't take too much to create your own cool shelves with metal. Copper is inexpensive when used carefully and this easy copper wire shelf uses less than 3 feet of wire and a small oak board.Using copper pipes is really easy, just get yourself a cheap hacksaw or heavy wire cutters to cut the wir...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:57:28 PST
Miniature gun Model
Miniature gun Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> gidder Mini Gun Model made out of pine and a spent .22 magnum Brass.Supplies needed -.22 Magnum Brass Cartridge- .5in x 1in x 4in Piece of White pine- carving knive(s)- various grits of sand paper-some sort of glue, epoxy, cement Gettin Started Draw out your stock shape on the pine and begin carving it...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:15:55 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Simple wooden knobs
Simple wooden knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> ade angelis Hello, everybody. a few days ago I finished building a table for my drill press. It's not really elaborate, but it has some nice features. you can see it in this video : . Anyway, in this instructable I'll show you how I made the turning knobs I used in the project: two of...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:59:23 PDT
wooden pen
wooden pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 Do you want a unique pen? A wooden pen is very simple to make. All you need isa branch of about 4 inch length; it is important that the wood has a large enough pith in the centre (e.g. elder wood)a pen minea knifea rod of the diameter of the pen mine Cut the branch in 2 pieces Take an about 4 in...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:15:22 PDT
Simple Round Table
Simple Round Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This project was built with a round top from a broken table and two 2x4’s. The top in this project is 30 inches in diameter. However, the designed can be scaled up or down based on your top diameter and/or desired table height. See drawing and video for build instructions.Drawing: https://drive.g...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:57:38 PDT
Downhill wooden vehicle
Downhill wooden vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> ivver Hi everyone! In this instructable I'll show you one of my vehicles which I made. I made this one about 5 years ago (then I was 13), back then I had some old Samsung phone (and a lot of Oak planks) with which I took those pictures and video, too bad that I only have 2 pictures, but, I have video too,...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:43:38 PDT
Downhill Go Kart
Downhill Go Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> NinjaPi This is a simple go kart that I built using only reused materials left over from other projects. It is fun, easy, and can be painted and customized easily. Have fun! Materials 1 - 10 foot 2x4 3 - small non-swivel caster wheelConstruction screwsWood screwsCarriage Bolt - 2 1/2" x 1/4"Nut - 1/4"TOO...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 18:16:57 PDT
Giant Jenga Diy
Giant Jenga Diy - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey everybody it's momo. And today were going to make an outdoor Jenga set/ lawn jenga! Do enjoy! Supplies 1- sander2- power saw3- 8 foot long, 2x4 wide wood4- (not necessary, but advised) safety glasses On The Power Saw Put in a stopper thing so you won't have to measure every time. The stopp...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 20:23:25 PDT
Puzzle cube
Puzzle cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> sabladask Here is a simple wooden puzzle box. My box is made from old mahogany floor-planks. You can make this box from almost any kind of wood. I used 45 degree joints, but you can make different ones if you want, or do not have a bandsaw/tablesaw.The key isjust a 0,5mm piano wire. Almost any kind of metal r...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 16:10:42 PDT
Pirate Key Hook
Pirate Key Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> mosspossum Here's Yar Keys!!! Materials used 1-3/4" brass cup hook1-#6 brass finish washer1-small brass screw eye1- 8" X 6" wood plaque (approx)1-picture hook2-screws for picture hook1-graphite paper (size of picture) 1-picture of a pirate1-woodburner tool Getting the pirate picture onto your wood. Once...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:15:17 PDT
Plywood Go Getas!
Plywood Go Getas! - More DIY How To Projects]]> az√ľkiBEAN These are Geta slippers. They're different cos they're made of plywood, with replaceable wooden Has (teeth)! Over time, the stilts on the bottom (Ha) wear down. So that you won't have to throw away the whole pair, I've made these to be tough, with replaceable Ha so you can enjoy them indefinitely. T...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:34:16 PST
3D Wooden Star Hanging Decoration
3D Wooden Star Hanging Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> TOC82517 A simple, effective decoration. Perfect for a gift or just for yourself. Suitable for any level of woodworker Materials Safety Equipment-spectacles-glovesCardPair of CompassesProtractorRuleSharp pencil or Fine line penBinder ClipScissors/Craft KnifeWood, I used 5mm PlyDrill Drill bitBand Saw or ...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 11:23:17 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath - More DIY How To Projects]]> mulrich125 Hey everyone so here's just a quick instructable about how I made this teacup without using a lathe. All I used was a drill a sand belt and sand paper. Enjoy! Edit: Thanks so much for the feature on my first instructable! Have fun trying it out! :) Getting Your Wood If you look at my finished pro...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
Wooden Foot Massager.
Wooden Foot Massager. - More DIY How To Projects]]> kludge77 Wooden Foot Massager. This is a skew chisel only project, and a fairly simple one. You could just as easily do this with a spindle gouge if you prefer. This blank is from a leftover piece of stair banister and has a good weight to it. Finished with shellac and smelly sock....
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 12:03:34 PST
Under the pot
Under the pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> torx This instructable I was inspired by a recent instructables I've seen on this site a few days ago in this page: Mine is built with recycled materials and easy to find, easy construction, so much so that I made in a few hours of work: this is the typ...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:23:57 PDT
Simple wood airplane
Simple wood airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tiago Tomaz This is a step by step guide to construct a simple wood airplane this are the materials and tools you will need MATERIALS - 1 Wood stick (for the main body and wheels) - 2 smaller wood stick ( to connect  all parts )  - 3 tongue depressors ( for the wings and flaps ) TOOLS - wood saw - rasps -...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:21:48 PDT
Simple Pistol Crossbow Tutorial (no expensive machinery required)
Simple Pistol Crossbow Tutorial (no expensive machinery required) - More DIY How To Projects]]> crossbowman151 Hello everyone! In this instructable i'll be showing you how to build a pistol crossbow without the use of expensive machinery.  The design is very simple and basic, so feel free to make any changes or variations. This tutorial is mostly focused on the crossbow body, and the trigger mechanism works ...
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:41:49 PDT
Quick and easy bench frames and legs!
Quick and easy bench frames and legs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> NelsonStudios When I need to construct a sturdy, simple and rustic bench frame this is the model I go to first.  In this video I use two difrent benches to highlight the box frame and bread-board design I use.  It is based off a lot of farm-craft traditional benches I see built by people with a minimum of materia...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 21:31:29 PDT
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic
Improved Wooden Toolbox - A new take on a classic - More DIY How To Projects]]> bpoundah I wanted to create toolbox that was strong, easy to build, cheap to produce and also had some style. But more than that, I wanted to use recycled materials and for the design to be different enough in a simple and functional way. I feel like I succeeded. There are quite a few tool boxes/totes whic...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:36:39 PST
Two Piece Wooden Pyramid Puzzle
Two Piece Wooden Pyramid Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G The idea of this puzzle is to use two wooden pieces to make a four-faced pyramid. Since it only consists of two matching pieces, each made with four cuts, you can make this puzzle in less than an hour. What You Need: - Band saw - Sandpaper - Glue stick - 1 1/8" x 1 3/8" x 5 1/4" piece of wood (pr...
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Sun, 26 Aug 2012 14:37:26 PDT