Category Archives: woodworking

Making a wand

Wow a lot of work to make this one (handle from resin, stick from a block of wood).  Me…I might just buy one for now. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-a-Wand/

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Nice build for a wooden shield

I like how the author put a small angle on the ends of the boards so the shield has a little curve to it.  Nice touch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Shield/

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Cool build for a drill to make straight down holes

I like this build.  Thought the author did alot of work for the one particular drill to work with the build.  Oh and used a CNC to cut it out.  Oh and there are springs in the build (you just … Continue reading

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Make a Ballista

I like this project cause its pretty straight forward of a build.  No fancy “cuts” and this or that to make it. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ballista-Project-2017/

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Another simple beer carrier build

Well…simple but can be time consuming to make.  I still have this on a list to CNC someday. http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Is-Coming-Beer-Tote/

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Making your own harry potter wand

Good way to learn the basics of a lathe. Turning a Realistic Harry Potter Wand on a Wood Lathe

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Another nice LED sign build

I like the use of wood for the backdrop.  You could do other things in the background instead of wood too. DIY Backlit LED Sign

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Nice looking table from 2x4s

If I happen across a bunch of 2×4’s, this could be a nice build.  Even if they are old ones you could paint them and then cut and install. https://www.instructables.com/id/Suduko-Coffee-Table/

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Make a wood tap from screws

I got a kick out of this.  pretty simple build with some standard tools.  Not so sure what I would need to tap wood for (typically just put a nut on the end). Simple Shop-made Taps for Threading Wood

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Nice idea, build inserts for cheap toolbags to put tools in

Hum…I wonder about doing this with a bucket based system too. I like this idea, it helps organize the tool bag.  These bags are pretty cheap and basically replace the old metal toolboxes you used to get. https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Toolbag-Organizer/

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