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4. Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder. Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table. Technically, the main image shows that we didn't actually use a Green Egg, but another brand like it.

Inexpensive, Strong Green Egg Table

But all ceramic grills like this will probably be called a Green Egg no matter what, just like we'll always call all tissue paper Kleenex. The main structure of this piece can also be used for so much more than just something to hold a grill. It can be made into a workbench, a patio counter, an island, ... the list goes on. The price of this thing was also very reasonable. I think all the materials were under $150. The structure is the best feature on this table. Coffee Can Forge. I know that this isn't an original idea, but it is something I have wanted to do for a long time.

Coffee Can Forge

Given I don't really have the space for a real forge I thought this would be a good place to start some metal-crafting. Things you will need: How to Build a Portuguese Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven. Welcome!

How to Build a Portuguese Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven

In this instructable we will describe how to build a real Portuguese brick pizza oven. Portuguese ovens are characterized by higher dome than the Italian / Neapolitan ovens. What this means in practice is less intense heat. In all of these ovens the heat is reflected from the dome back onto the cooking floor and the lower the dome the higher the heat. While the Italian pizza ovens are made primarily for pizza (they cook other foods too, but most people buy them for pizza) the Portuguese ovens are made with cooking a variety of foods in mind: slow roasts, lasagnas, bread etc.

The video posted on this page shows the entire process (it's a combination of static shots and video). we describe the process in more detail and with relevant pictures in the following steps. Portugal has centuries-old oven building traditions. Up next: the Portuguese clay oven. How To Make An Amazing Physics Toy With 3 Balls & A String. Two Canoes and a Crazy Idea. The idea began with a book I never read called The Six Hour Canoe.

Two Canoes and a Crazy Idea

The idea of building a canoe in a short period of time seemed to open up the possibility of building the boat in a foreign country with local materials and leaving the boat when the vacation was over. I needed advice and went online to find a country, a boat to build and the skills and tools to create this project. ARK Rocker. The ARK Rocker is concept piece exploring the intersection of modern manufacturing technology with timeless craft techniques.

ARK Rocker

Every part of this rocking chair was made was made using digital fabrication equipment and computer modeling software through Autodesk and the Pier 9 workshop. But each part was also taken directly from hand crafted lines and forms - either sculpted by hand and converted to a model by 3D capture, or carefully drafted and then vectorized and extruded into a solid model. With this piece, I was hoping to examine what new possibilities for craft are emerging as we become ever more digital.

We are using technology to relate to each other, and to shape the world around us. My hope is to harness this power to remain intimately connected with the things around us by preserving the magical quality imbued by handcraft, rather than create a computerized landscape of forms and objects. How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit. Reinforced PVC crossbow with laminated stock. WARNING-Don't be foolish with weapons or power tools they are dangerous.

Reinforced PVC crossbow with laminated stock

This is not powerful enough for big game. Wood Fired Pompeii Oven. Rocking Hammock Stand. WOOD OVEN. First, my language is Spanish, and the translator of google translate it to English, so I will ask forgiveness for the faults of spelling and narrative ..


MATERIALS USED: • Oven Door • burner door • Thermometer • 1 meter stainless steel tube • hood in stainless steel shot • Kit throw mud fireplace with stainless, Polystyrene sheets 14 1 jar of glue for polystyrene 1 cubic meter of mixture (0, 1 and 2) to make concrete 8 bags of gravel Number 2 Rods for concrete 14 bloquillos of 50x20x20 Reflectarios 310 bricks 12 standard cement bags 14 bags of cement reflectario Two bags argila (expanded clay) Sal (where needed) Crystals (recycling) 1 bloquillo 20x20x20 Fiberglass wool Rack fiberglass wool Wired to hold the wool 2 sacks mortar waterproof 7 square meters of stone 1 door aluminum 60x40 3 square meters of white tile and some loose color. One Board Minimalist Chair. This chair design is old.

One Board Minimalist Chair

Some say it dates back to the the mid 1700's with Mountain Men roaming the US. Some call it a Viking chair and claim it is a Medieval design. For certain it popped up in Boy Scout camps in the US in the early 20th century. Leave a comment about the oldest you've seen! Regardless of who did what where or when they are still extremely comfortable, affordable, durable and can be used anywhere. Stove from barrels. Blinds' Eye. If you want to build one of these as-shown, you will require about $60 worth of parts: 1x Arduino Pro Mini 5V 1x Sunkee light sensor board.

Blinds' Eye

Duct Tape and PVC Canoe. $20 DIY Pallet Wall. We finished the pallet wall, whoop whop!

$20 DIY Pallet Wall

Takedown Recurve Bow - Home made. I had wanted to make a re-curve bow for some time now and I have finally done it!! I made the bow by designing and building my own riser from 3 different types of exotic woods to give me a great look once complete. I used skis as the arms because of the flex and it was much easier then forming my own arms, though I may now attempt that. I have included a whole bunch of pictures in each step to make things easier to understand.

Overall this project wasn't that hard. Garden Fireplace with Bench. Firewood Rack. Build a Clara Table. Finish Used: My table was filled with wood filler, two coats. Then I sanded with 120 grit sandpaper. Finally, I primed and added two coats of Valspar High Gloss White trim paint. For more general building instructions, see Get Started Section. Please excuse my typos. Build a Hanging Outdoor Bed. When the sun is shining and the birds are chirping, you'll probably find me digging or nailing or painting, and my family often jokes that they are going to duck tape me to the camp chair to get me to go camping. But after designing this bed, I'm thinking relaxing in the sun sounds, well, quite relaxing! I love working with a twin sized mattress because they are easy to come by. And you don't even need a special mattress, any mix matched sale mattress will do! I would recommend using a waterproof mattress cover and then a twin sheet or daybed cover (or you can sew your own) as your bedding if your bed is not covered.

I loved the style of the sold out Pottery Barn Chesapeake Hanging Lounger, looking a little more refined than a simple 2x4 structure (which of course you could just build a hanging 2x4 structure). I could nap on this, gently swaying in the breeze! Pinterest. Yard Or Garden Bench. Build a Billy Cart. Build a Toy Washing Machine. The free content provicded by this website is made possible by the following current sponsors. Reviews: Insanely Easy DIY Projects. Simplify Your Life We think these DIY projects are easy, useful and fun to do in good company.So, whether you engage yourself in this with a friend, roommate or significant other, you'll end up with something interesting to share through pictures later on!

Lets begin, shall we? The Floating Bed Co. Johnny Chung Lee - Human Computer Interaction Research. MAKE. I’ve built a lot of stuff with wood in my life, but I do not consider myself a “woodworker” by any stretch of the imagination. When I evaluate a project that uses wood, personally, what I look for is the maximum cool result for the least amount of technical skill and work. Here, then, are ten of my personal favorite bangiest-for-the-buck wooden projects from the vault. Wooden Wall Art. How to make a homemade Pizza Oven : Arranging the bricks / planning size. Raised Bed Wicking Garden. How to make a homemade Pizza Oven. There are many different styles of pizza oven, ranging from small clay ovens to larger scale concrete ovens. What you decide to build depends on a few factors including budget, location size constraints, time, what you wish to cook etc.

Hidden in wall Gun Cabinet with Hidden keypad. Simple canoe. There have been a few canoe like objects put up on instructables but this one is really a pirogue- or flat bottom canoe. There is actually a lot of theory on boats like this one but the basic idea is you take two planks, stick them together at the ends with a frame or two in the middle, fill in the hole in the bottom with another plank and then add decks and thwarts and yokes and outriggers and sails and whatever else you feel like.

This boat is made from one sheet of 4mm marine ply for the sides, one sheet of 6mm marine ply, for the bottom and some sticks, fibreglass and epoxy to stop the thing from falling apart and to give yourself somewhere moderately comfortable to sit. What can you do with an old pallet? Homebrew antenna shootout. The Shootout My plan was to get relative performance measurements for various designs (including mine) of homebrew antennas for 802.11b (WiFi) wireless networks.

To do this, I setup a wireless link and changed only the antenna- recording each antennas' performance under identical conditions.