Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - popular https://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Sep 2019 12:22:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Thor's Hammer - Mjolnir https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thors-Hammer-Mjolnir-Made-From-Wood/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:12:57 PDT
Rolltop Desk https://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Desk/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 16:06:34 PST
Building with 2x4's, no glue, nails, fasteners, or cutting of the wood allowed. https://www.instructables.com/id/Building-with-2x4s-no-glue-nails-fasteners-or/
Building with 2x4's, no glue, nails, fasteners, or cutting of the wood allowed. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9REV/GJHVD64L/FAX9REVGJHVD64L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9REV/GJHVD64L/FAX9REVGJHVD64L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/9REV/GJHVD64L/FAX9REVGJHVD64L.SMALL.jpg nahaj Have a pile of 2x4's, and a while before you use them? Well, if you don't cut them, or use fasteners or glue, they will still be usable in a new project after trying these projects. The dome was more than 30 feet across. Note that the dome is NOT a geodesic dome, it is actually a lofted tiling. ...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:33:17 PST
How to Make a Scratch Awl https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Scratch-Awl/
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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:53:32 PST
The Traveler Shut The Box Game https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Traveler-Shut-the-Box-Game/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:45:35 PST
Restore an Old Record Player https://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Record-Player/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2019 15:04:41 PDT
How to Carve a Picture on a Woodblock https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-a-Picture-on-a-Woodblock/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:13:02 PDT
Hotrod Soapbox 'T' bucket https://www.instructables.com/id/Hotrod-Soapbox-T-bucket/
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Thu, 7 Jun 2012 13:15:05 PDT
Treasure Chest From Reclaimed Mystery Wood (Hand Tools Only) https://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-Chest-From-Reclaimed-Mystery-Wood-Hand-To/
Treasure Chest From Reclaimed Mystery Wood (Hand Tools Only) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/65P4/JACU6Q6Y/F1O65P4JACU6Q6Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/65P4/JACU6Q6Y/F1O65P4JACU6Q6Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/65P4/JACU6Q6Y/F1O65P4JACU6Q6Y.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs Ever wanted a treasure chest for a treasure hunt or for storing your precious items? Then look no further, you came to the right spot! We'll be making one from reclaimed wood, using nothing but hand tools. And I don't mean handheld power tools, but the kind of tools that are cordless and are powered...
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:24:48 PST
Tripod TV Stand https://www.instructables.com/id/Tripod-TV-Stand/
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Fri, 22 Jun 2018 02:42:24 PDT
Checkerboard Bowl https://www.instructables.com/id/Checkerboard-Bowl/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:34:55 PDT
Dimensioning Lumber https://www.instructables.com/id/Dimensioning-Lumber/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:58:21 PST
HOW I BUILT AN ART EASEL FOR FREE https://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-I-BUILT-AN-ART-EASEL-FOR-FREE/
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Sun, 20 May 2018 22:34:40 PDT
Toy Parking https://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Parking/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 01:58:41 PST
Making and installing wood knife scales for an old knife (full tang) https://www.instructables.com/id/Making-and-Installing-Wood-Scales-on-an-Old-Knife-/
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 21:42:44 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Spoon at Home https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Spoon-at-Home/
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Sat, 13 May 2017 05:12:00 PDT
Dovetailed Star Box https://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Box/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:40:17 PDT
Decorative Wooden Box https://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Wooden-Box-1/
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Thu, 3 Jan 2019 00:05:48 PST
Homemade Wood Lathe https://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lathe/
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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 03:39:57 PDT
Easy to Make Candy Dispenser https://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Candy-Dispenser-1/
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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:44:04 PST
Wooden USB-stick https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USB-stick/
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:42:30 PDT
MAKE a DROP-LEAF TABLE https://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-DROP-LEAF-TABLE/
MAKE a DROP-LEAF TABLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9YVR/J0486PCR/FO19YVRJ0486PCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9YVR/J0486PCR/FO19YVRJ0486PCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/9YVR/J0486PCR/FO19YVRJ0486PCR.SMALL.jpg dezine It's easy to make this drop-leaf table that you can mount onto a wall. When not in use, fold the support to the side to lower the top.YOU WILL NEED:1 of 19* x 94 x 810mm pine - table, back 1 of 400 x 810mm laminated pine - table top 1 of 22 x 44 x 710mm pine - top 'T' support 1...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:54:33 PST
MTG Mana Coasters https://www.instructables.com/id/MTG-Mana-Coasters/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 15:08:16 PDT
Quick and Easy Breadboard Ends | How to https://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Breadboard-Ends-How-to/
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Wed, 31 May 2017 07:51:23 PDT
Antique Post Office Box Door Bank https://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Post-Office-Box-Door-Bank/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2018 06:46:46 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board (with Hand Cut Inlay) https://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-with-Hand-Cut-Inlay/
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Fri, 7 Apr 2017 17:55:56 PDT
Gouge for a Lathe the good and cheap way (Oland Tool) https://www.instructables.com/id/Gouge-for-a-Lathe-the-good-and-cheap-way-Oland-To/
Gouge for a Lathe the good and cheap way (Oland Tool) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/GNAP/G3E2BSON/FADGNAPG3E2BSON.SMALL.jpg snotty Good gouges are expensive; but not this one! I was happy to discover this great DIY lathe tool. It's called an Oland tool http://www.aroundthewoods.com/oland.shtml it was invented in the 1970's by Knud Oland. Common wisdom tell us you can't have it all; you must choose between three factors: you ca...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 05:27:54 PST
Applying a CA glue finish on a pen https://www.instructables.com/id/Applying-a-CA-Glue-Finish-on-a-Pen/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 18:32:10 PDT
Wedding Chest Guestbook https://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Chest-Guestbook/
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Sun, 4 Mar 2018 20:14:14 PST
How to Make a Wooden Baby Rattle https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Baby-Rattle/
How to Make a Wooden Baby Rattle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OG9F/JQMODB2R/F7HOG9FJQMODB2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OG9F/JQMODB2R/F7HOG9FJQMODB2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OG9F/JQMODB2R/F7HOG9FJQMODB2R.SMALL.jpg Madebymitch My new nephew was born a month ago, and it was right around christmas time so I decided to make this little toy rattle for him. I used a piece of oak and made my own kid safe finish for this and it turned out better than I expected! This is my first time making a toy like this and I really enjoyed t...
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Tue, 8 Jan 2019 14:44:10 PST
How to Build a 6-drawer Dresser https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-6-drawer-Dresser/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:09:28 PST
From Firewood To Wood Blanks https://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-to-Wood-Blanks/
From Firewood To Wood Blanks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/6CKV/ISAUQIPR/F8E6CKVISAUQIPR.SMALL.jpg Handsome Matt Here's a little secret: Milling your own lumber is easy. Ridiculously easy. This method works best for small pieces of lumber like firewood and can be easily adapted to a variety of workshop tools. I happened to use a mitersaw, sawzall, hammer and wedge. Honestly, you could do it with the hammer, we...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 17:21:12 PDT
Wood Tie Bar https://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Tie-Bar/
Wood Tie Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CIKC/I2TG43ZX/F04CIKCI2TG43ZX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CIKC/I2TG43ZX/F04CIKCI2TG43ZX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F04/CIKC/I2TG43ZX/F04CIKCI2TG43ZX.SMALL.jpg sw.machinist As Makers we constantly strive to be unique; challenging the ordinary and pushing boundaries!This instructable will hopefully inspire some creators out there to experiment with new methods of building and designing! As inspiration for this build I used my own "candy cane" style tie bar. It is most...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 15:13:02 PST
Wooden Rebound Game https://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Rebound-Game/
Wooden Rebound Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/BI66/GE7LF2PW/FMBBI66GE7LF2PW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/BI66/GE7LF2PW/FMBBI66GE7LF2PW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMB/BI66/GE7LF2PW/FMBBI66GE7LF2PW.SMALL.jpg jamiec53 When I was 11 years old, I was bored. So I looked on the internet for things I could make and decided to make a rebound game. I am sure that some of you have seen a game like this made of cheap plastic where you have to flick or push a 'puck' (for want of a better word) down the board. It then bounc...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2010 12:48:31 PDT
Circular Saw Rip Guide https://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Saw-Rip-Guide/
Circular Saw Rip Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/9WVF/HKBG7DDC/FL69WVFHKBG7DDC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/9WVF/HKBG7DDC/FL69WVFHKBG7DDC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/9WVF/HKBG7DDC/FL69WVFHKBG7DDC.SMALL.jpg Jzbowmannz I am working on updating our walking in closet, and have a need for cutting full sheet of plywood into the size of the cabinets. The traditional way to break down plywood is to clamp down a straight guide and cut with circular saw. That will work fine with just one sheet, but my plan is to cut 6 f...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:13:36 PDT
Built-in Bookcases https://www.instructables.com/id/Built-in-Bookcases/
Built-in Bookcases - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/HXMD/HVR7TZLD/FHYHXMDHVR7TZLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/HXMD/HVR7TZLD/FHYHXMDHVR7TZLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/HXMD/HVR7TZLD/FHYHXMDHVR7TZLD.SMALL.jpg bizydad This Instructable will cover some tips on building solid bookcases. The finished bookcases can either be trimmed out as either stand-alone or built-ins.These bookcases measured 82" x 20" x 12". I had the 3/4" plywood ripped into 12" strips at the home center before brining them home to make my job ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 18:37:34 PDT
Dock of Durin https://www.instructables.com/id/Dock-of-Durin/
Dock of Durin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/FHX6/IH90OJRO/FEMFHX6IH90OJRO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/FHX6/IH90OJRO/FEMFHX6IH90OJRO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/FHX6/IH90OJRO/FEMFHX6IH90OJRO.SMALL.jpg brandonelms This is my project to build a Durin’s Door themed iPhone and iWatch docking station. I had very specific goals with this project. First, I wanted to be able to dock my iPhone in its case. Second, I wanted the Durin’s Door portion to glow as if it is in moonlight. Finally, I wanted to be able to dock...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 11:04:13 PST
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) https://www.instructables.com/id/My-Puzzle-Box-A-new-version-of-The-Unabox-Project/
My Puzzle Box (The Unabox Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/TNTQ/GJQEE0TL/FGDTNTQGJQEE0TL.SMALL.jpg TXTCLA55 Heres a project I made from Make Magazine. The original plans can be a bit hard for the beginner so I modified the plans and created a box that still preforms just as good as the original. To open the box one must preform the following: - Remove the locking pin (hold piece 1 and 2 in place). - Slid...
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Thu, 10 Feb 2011 10:46:50 PST
Kids Learning Tower / Work Desk for ~ 30$. https://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Learning-Tower-Work-Desk-for-30/
Kids Learning Tower / Work Desk for ~ 30$. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/RRL2/IVHQQ6XJ/FL6RRL2IVHQQ6XJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/RRL2/IVHQQ6XJ/FL6RRL2IVHQQ6XJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/RRL2/IVHQQ6XJ/FL6RRL2IVHQQ6XJ.SMALL.jpg RustyT1 I am submitting this as part of the Tables and Chairs contest. If you found it helpful, or just think its cool. Please vote for me. http://www.instructables.com/contest/tablesdesks20...I was recently asked to build a "learning tower". For those who don't know what it is, its a step stool of sorts th...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:57:21 PST
Router Fluting Jig for Wood Lathe https://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Fluting-Jig-for-Wood-Lathe/
Router Fluting Jig for Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/FSH5/IL8LEAVH/FQJFSH5IL8LEAVH.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX While a normal wood lathe has plenty of capabilities in its own right, there's no shortage of accessories to allow you to do more. I've already explored the disc sander so the next logical step seemed to be the fluting jig. Why a fluting jig? Because you have an indexing head lathe and have never us...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 17:22:51 PST
DIY Mini Pallet Drink Coasters https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Pallet-Drink-Coasters/
DIY Mini Pallet Drink Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PUCZ/IKJ86PXV/FK3PUCZIKJ86PXV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PUCZ/IKJ86PXV/FK3PUCZIKJ86PXV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PUCZ/IKJ86PXV/FK3PUCZIKJ86PXV.SMALL.jpg fs woodworking The woodworkers drink coasters. Easy to make and cute.Tools and Materials:Band sawTape MeasurePencilGlueSome clampsHand saw or mitre boxHere is a video of the making proccess: For this project I have used some scrap pieces of pine.Cut 9 strips of wood 60 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm on the band saw. Once you ...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2015 06:43:59 PST
Live Edge Reverse Waterfall Floating Shelf https://www.instructables.com/id/Live-Edge-Reverse-Waterfall-Floating-Shelf/
Live Edge Reverse Waterfall Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/WLBL/JMAV220X/FLRWLBLJMAV220X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/WLBL/JMAV220X/FLRWLBLJMAV220X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLR/WLBL/JMAV220X/FLRWLBLJMAV220X.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart In this build I will combine a few woodworking concepts that I enjoy into one easily-buildable project that will bring a functional and attractive natural display shelf into your home. Live edge furniture, floating shelves, and waterfall joints have all become popular in their own right, and this b...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:03:50 PDT
Patio Furniture Rehab https://www.instructables.com/id/Patio-Furniture-Rehab/
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 13:09:48 PDT
Indoor Firewood Rack Made Using Raw Firewood https://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Firewood-Rack-Made-Using-Raw-Firewood/
Indoor Firewood Rack Made Using Raw Firewood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/TTA8/IIM402Z2/FN8TTA8IIM402Z2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/TTA8/IIM402Z2/FN8TTA8IIM402Z2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/TTA8/IIM402Z2/FN8TTA8IIM402Z2.SMALL.jpg TheBroSquad This instructable is basically a home-made firewood holder for a hearth that is made from the raw firewood itself. I made this as a present to my mom for Christmas, and it turned out great. We had a huge red oak that had fallen in our yard to provide the wood. This instuctable is easily modifiable t...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:24:32 PST
Make a Tandem Axle Trailer Jack https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tandem-Axle-Trailer-Jack/
Make a Tandem Axle Trailer Jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/EQ8T/H1HMDLCB/FXEEQ8TH1HMDLCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/EQ8T/H1HMDLCB/FXEEQ8TH1HMDLCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/EQ8T/H1HMDLCB/FXEEQ8TH1HMDLCB.SMALL.jpg kentdvm If you've ever had a flat tire on a loaded trailer, you know it can be a challenge to jack it up and change the tire.  This simple curved wedge "jack"  or "chock" makes it very easy to change trailer tires and can be made in an hour from scrap wood.  The design is based on the EZ Jack Wheel Chock.  ...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:51:35 PDT
Palette Bed https://www.instructables.com/id/Palette-Bed/
Palette Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/LMLU/IOW3XT1C/F1VLMLUIOW3XT1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/LMLU/IOW3XT1C/F1VLMLUIOW3XT1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/LMLU/IOW3XT1C/F1VLMLUIOW3XT1C.SMALL.jpg Speakeasy2358 I love how reclaimed wood has surfaced into popular home décor. It just goes to show that nice things need not be expensive, nor made of expensive material. Another man's trash is can be your treasure.Note: this is an entry for the reclaimed wood contest. If you like, and think I deserve it, a vote ...
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 08:40:44 PDT
Fire Log Press and "The Paper Macerator of Doom" https://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Log-Press-and-The-Paper-Macerator-of-Doom/
Fire Log Press and "The Paper Macerator of Doom" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IZF4/IYC6LCEJ/FZOIZF4IYC6LCEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IZF4/IYC6LCEJ/FZOIZF4IYC6LCEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/IZF4/IYC6LCEJ/FZOIZF4IYC6LCEJ.SMALL.jpg kevincarruthers I am always getting flyers and papers in the mail. I also create a lot of sawdust. I have seen videos of people making fire logs and I thought I would try my hand at one. The "Paper Macerator of Doom" comes from a Mr. Eastcoastman video that I saw and I had to make one. My wife asked me why I keep...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:58:17 PST
Choosing & Using a Plane https://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Using-a-Plane/
Choosing & Using a Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMT6/HOSW0BKW/F4HLMT6HOSW0BKW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMT6/HOSW0BKW/F4HLMT6HOSW0BKW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/LMT6/HOSW0BKW/F4HLMT6HOSW0BKW.SMALL.jpg MyHobbyStore Andy King talks through choosing and using a Plane. In order to make a living with woodworking, I find there has to be a compromise between power tools and elbow grease, and I'll be the first to admit that I couldn't survive without power tools. Saying that, if there's one thing that power tools ha...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 04:19:18 PST
Geocaching Wooden Nickels https://www.instructables.com/id/Geocaching-Wooden-Nickels/
Geocaching Wooden Nickels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/O17L/GXGHSQHM/FH1O17LGXGHSQHM.SMALL.jpg Galonii This instructable is for those of you who what your own personal geocoin, but don’t want to pay that $200 price tag to go with it.  It’s A LOT cheaper to make your own wooden nickels than it is to have them made.  Most companies on the net have a min. order of 500 and can cost about 50 cents each to...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:43:45 PST
How to Make a Wood Pizza Peel https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wood-Pizza-Peel/
How to Make a Wood Pizza Peel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/GNGF/J6QQTSKU/FNBGNGFJ6QQTSKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/GNGF/J6QQTSKU/FNBGNGFJ6QQTSKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/GNGF/J6QQTSKU/FNBGNGFJ6QQTSKU.SMALL.jpg jeremyhoffpauir Hey Everyone, Jeremy Hoffpauir here. I decided to make a DIY Pizza Peel for a local charity. I decided to make this wood pizza peel with Mahogany and Walnut. The pizza peel's long handle makes it easy to use and practical.Check out Video of project here:Things I Used:Table Saw Miter Saw Clamps fo...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:18:08 PDT