Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:43:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:40:43 PDT
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/9-MORE-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-Part-2/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
Tomahawk Survival Axe (that opens beers!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomahawk-Survival-Axe-that-Opens-Beers/
Tomahawk Survival Axe (that opens beers!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/HY7D/IRXTBGEE/F61HY7DIRXTBGEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/HY7D/IRXTBGEE/F61HY7DIRXTBGEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/HY7D/IRXTBGEE/F61HY7DIRXTBGEE.SMALL.jpg Benne Hi fellow Makers,This summer I went on a 5 week camping trip to the Alps with some friends. We went rock climbing and mountaineering and had lots of fun. On this trip I found out that I forgot one very important tool: an axe. We really like to build camp fires and drink beer after a long day of clim...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:51:24 PDT
Hot-Wire Foamcutter (Battery Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Foamcutter-Battery-Powered/
Hot-Wire Foamcutter (Battery Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SMALL.jpg clement.fletcher I have a hand-held battery powered foam cutter (these can be found at any hobby/craft shop). I find it quite useful, however I'm quite often frustrated by its inability to do detailed work. This instructable is simply a tabletop flat bed version of this handheld unit. Features; -Makes detailed wor...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2007 03:12:00 PDT
Nifty Tool Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-Tool-Bag/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:20:18 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Make a marking gauge out of scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-marking-gauge-out-of-scrap-wood/
Make a marking gauge out of scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/XLEU/FVW22OK0/FZ9XLEUFVW22OK0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/XLEU/FVW22OK0/FZ9XLEUFVW22OK0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/XLEU/FVW22OK0/FZ9XLEUFVW22OK0.SMALL.jpg RonsBrain Got some scrap wood? Need a marking gauge? This instructable will describe the process of making one from the other. Which is which is left as an exercise for the reader."What is a marking gauge?", you ask. Well, gentle reader, a marking gauge is a tool that woodworkers use to put nasty lines all ov...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2009 20:09:26 PDT
Restoring An Antique Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Antique-Drawknife/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:58:45 PST
DIY Spectroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spectroscope/
DIY Spectroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ASRZ/FHTOF5GD/FOYASRZFHTOF5GD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ASRZ/FHTOF5GD/FOYASRZFHTOF5GD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/ASRZ/FHTOF5GD/FOYASRZFHTOF5GD.SMALL.jpg crowndelorean A spectroscope is an instrument used to break light up into its constituent colors, just like a prism does, showing the light spectrum. Save money with this DIY physics project, by making authentic scientific tools with recycled materials. Required materials: Now you can see the world i...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 23:20:27 PDT
Belt Sander Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Sander-Stand/
Belt Sander Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SMALL.jpg unknownuser2007 Make a stand for your belt sander and free a hand!My wonderful wife bought me a boatload of Sears Craftsman power tools a few years ago. One of the tools in the treasure chest was a belt sander. However, I wasn't really using the belt sander for large surfaces. I was mostly using it to clean up my r...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2007 20:48:38 PST
How to Create a Double Exposure Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Double-Exposure-Photo/
How to Create a Double Exposure Photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/2PNH/IQGUTJFM/FZ72PNHIQGUTJFM.SMALL.jpg PicsArt We're always amazed at the awesome photo edits we see around the web and if you're anything like us, you’re itching to try them yourself. One of the most popular (and coolest!) is the double exposure effect. With an infinite number of possible edits you can do using this method, it’s no wonder so ma...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:45:12 PDT
Make a Schrader Valve Core Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Schrader-Valve-Core-Removal-Tool/
Make a Schrader Valve Core Removal Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/5D8I/I4PHKHJE/FBA5D8II4PHKHJE.SMALL.jpg snotty Schrader valves have a core inside that unscrews. These valves rarely fail and usually you'd just replace the tube but sometimes this is not so easy eg. on a car, dirtbike etc. Mine was leaky so I swapped it out. There's a special two-pronged tool for this that also doubles as a valve cover. Alas, I...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 22:43:57 PST
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SMALL.jpg doktorviktor I decided to experiment with Cordless Drill transformation into LED lamp because aspects:ᐈ refurbishing and re-use of useless Power Tool with burned motor unitᐈ handy form of sturdy plastic body of broken drill equipped with two sets of Ni-Cd 12 V, 1,4Ah Battery packs as well as a well made battery ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Chainsaw Blender http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-Blender/
Chainsaw Blender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/IPQ7/INS17SC9/FVGIPQ7INS17SC9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/IPQ7/INS17SC9/FVGIPQ7INS17SC9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/IPQ7/INS17SC9/FVGIPQ7INS17SC9.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Make the most extreme margaritas, daiquiris, and other blended drinks with a gasoline powered chainsaw blender. No one will question your mixology authority with this 37cc two-stroke chainsaw engine, all controlled with real motorcycle handlebars, throttle, and kill switch. I decided to keep the ...
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Wed, 4 May 2016 13:26:19 PDT
Grabber (Picker, reaching claw) tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Grabber-Picker-reaching-claw-tool/
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:17:41 PDT
How to Use (and Choose) a Multimeter! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-and-Choose-a-Multimeter/
How to Use (and Choose) a Multimeter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/R0RO/IOOM3YIA/FB2R0ROIOOM3YIA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/R0RO/IOOM3YIA/FB2R0ROIOOM3YIA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/R0RO/IOOM3YIA/FB2R0ROIOOM3YIA.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot Checking your car battery life, debugging circuits, and finding that pesky short are all super useful functions that can be done with just one awesome tool: the multimeter!First of all, what the heck is a multimeter?? Excellent setup question! It's a handheld device with bunch of different electrica...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 05:50:27 PDT
Rebuilding a Craftsman Table Saw! **The alternative to a new cheap saw** http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Craftsman-Table-Saw-The-alternative-t/
Rebuilding a Craftsman Table Saw! **The alternative to a new cheap saw** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I get asked a lot about what is the best new saw to buy on a budget.  My answer always is, don't.  Go find an older, belt driven Craftsman 10 inch saw and rebuild it.  They are as common as a rusty nail and not much more money.  I think people avoid the prospect because they are seduced by the 'feat...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 14:26:10 PST
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-straighten-and-sharpen-a-lawnmower-blade-1/
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty Bending lawnmower blade is never fun and can be very frustrating. If you're ever unfortunate enough to bend one I hope this helps you fix it. So here's how I did it I took me about ten minutes to do this repair.Remember if you do this, the blade can break,so be careful and you your best judgement. ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:04:50 PDT
3$ Disk Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Disk-Sander/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:10:55 PDT
In-between tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/In-between-Tape-Measure/
In-between tape measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Have you ever struggled to accurately measure between two surfaces?I have recently been up-cycling an old shelving unit and needed to measure between the bottoms of two housings in the shelves to cut in dividers. [Housings are the grooves that are cut into timber planks to allow another timber plank...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:27:47 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
DIY - Dual/Triple or Quad Carburetor Sync Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DualTriple-or-Quad-Carburetor-Sync-Tool/
DIY - Dual/Triple or Quad Carburetor Sync Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W5XT/H5E9Q2CU/FBRW5XTH5E9Q2CU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W5XT/H5E9Q2CU/FBRW5XTH5E9Q2CU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W5XT/H5E9Q2CU/FBRW5XTH5E9Q2CU.SMALL.jpg chesterjohn A vacuum gauge can be costly especially if you need it only once and a while to sync your motorcycle carburetors.  But where we are stationed they don't even have gauges.  So I had to resort to making my own Carburetor sync tool from scratch. Parts 2 - 24oz (16-24ox will do) Glass Welches Grape Jui...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 19:39:50 PDT
Dowel Center Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Center-Finder/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 15:19:52 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/WAVE-the-Ultimate-Helping-Hands-Device/
WAVE- The Ultimate Helping Hands Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/08L6/IKK2G1UK/F7S08L6IKK2G1UK.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 WAVE is probably the weirdest Helping Hands device you've ever seen. Why is it called "WAVE"? Because it is a Helping-Hands device that was built out of Microwave parts!But the fact that WAVE looks weird, Doesn't mean that it can't be the best homemade "Helping-Hands for Soldering" device ever, Here...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 00:02:56 PST
Flight-case Toolbox and Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Flight-case-Toolbox-and-Workstation/
Flight-case Toolbox and Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/VU9Q/IO1OXTMV/FQAVU9QIO1OXTMV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/VU9Q/IO1OXTMV/FQAVU9QIO1OXTMV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/VU9Q/IO1OXTMV/FQAVU9QIO1OXTMV.SMALL.jpg Robb My toolbox is an expression of my making practice. It has developed over the past 5 years as my needs and abilities have changed as a fabricator and artist. Some of the tools are specific to the kind of work I generally do, which is usually a blend of mechanical and electronic. It includes LEDs, a e...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 00:08:53 PDT
19 Unexpected Life Hacks Using String http://www.instructables.com/id/18-Unexpected-Life-Hacks-Using-String/
19 Unexpected Life Hacks Using String - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1FHA/INW1AOSY/FG21FHAINW1AOSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1FHA/INW1AOSY/FG21FHAINW1AOSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1FHA/INW1AOSY/FG21FHAINW1AOSY.SMALL.jpg Meglymoo87 There are a plethora of creative life hacks using string--and we're not just talking about cutting wine bottles or PVC pipe...Here are 19 awesome--and unexpected!--life hacks that we all need in our lives! Get a Ring Unstuck from Your Finger Did you know you only need STRING to easily remove a st...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 00:51:58 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-replacement-axe-or-hatchet-handle/
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SMALL.jpg cerberustugowar While visiting my Grandparents in the Prairies of Canada, I came across one of my Grandpa's old hewing hatchet heads.  Of course he had it in the scrap metal pile to get sold for 5 cents, but I picked it up and told him I was going to use it.  He said I was lucky I was his Grandson, or he would of w...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:43:18 PDT
40+ Hacks for YOU (the Urban Gardener) http://www.instructables.com/id/40-Hacks-NO-Excuses/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:15:58 PDT
3 Super Easy Golf Ball Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Super-Easy-Golf-Ball-Hacks/
3 Super Easy Golf Ball Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SMALL.jpg cdsgraphic Are these hacks? Or Upcycling, or Recycling, or whatever you call it...Here are some super quick and easy things to do with old golf balls.Each project really only takes a few minutes and basic tools.What to do with buckets full of old golf balls?Turn them into useful items!Make great gifts.Decor fo...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:24:20 PDT
Using a Bike Chain Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Bike-Chain-Tool/
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 14:32:15 PDT
Screwdriver with triangular head http://www.instructables.com/id/Screwdriver-with-triangular-head/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:29:11 PST
How to Restore an Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Axe/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:05:25 PDT
Leather Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Tool-Roll/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:06:06 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SMALL.jpg M3G I am notoriously bad at selecting the right size wrench, and sometimes it comes back to bite me. I was recently shown this trick by a buddy of mine, and it is a lifesaver!*Note: while this is a very useful tip, I would not recommend using it in every situation. In some cases (like if you're working ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
'NoMatterWhatHorn' - a really heavy custom vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Matterhorn/
'NoMatterWhatHorn' - a really heavy custom vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SMALL.jpg bricobart A solitary vice - a vice not fixed to a workbench - is something very useful in a workshop. Some projects just need to be clamped steady & sturdy while you need all the space around you can get.Making a canoe-paddle, for example, starting from a complete log. You want it steady and so you need a vic...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:09:52 PST
Making a Pocket Hole Jig with your Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pocket-Hole-Jig-with-your-Router/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2010 04:10:30 PST
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Beach-Chair-W-2-Positions/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SMALL.jpg 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
Quick Guide to Learning Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Guide-to-Learning-Adobe-Illustrators-Pen-To/
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:10:15 PDT
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Yankee-Screwdriver-Maintenance/
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SMALL.jpg garooob Yankee Screwdriver cleaning and repairIntroaThe Yankee screwdriver, as it is most commonly known, is my favorite tool. I wanted to write this because instructions on how to clean or even disassemble one of these are hard to find in anything other than bits and pieces online. In books? Maybe, but....
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Sat, 30 May 2009 21:00:05 PDT
A Great Bending Tool for Solid Material http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Great-Bending-Tool-for-Solid-Material/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:18:44 PST
Simple linux commands from a web page. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-linux-commands-from-a-web-page/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 11:31:26 PDT
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
Making An Inexpensive Broken Spark Plug Boot Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-An-Inexpensive-Spark-Plug-Boot-Removal-Tool/
Making An Inexpensive Broken Spark Plug Boot Removal Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/67GR/H2MYDPUV/FRN67GRH2MYDPUV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/67GR/H2MYDPUV/FRN67GRH2MYDPUV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/67GR/H2MYDPUV/FRN67GRH2MYDPUV.SMALL.jpg BamZipPow This instructable is to show you how to make your own inexpensive tool to extract that broken boot off of the spark plug so you can continue with your tuneup. For you DIYers that work on your own vehicle, there's nothing like replacing your spark plugs only to find out that the boot on the end of t...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 23:44:55 PDT
Make a Hot Knife using a soldering iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hot-Knife-using-a-soldering-iron/
Make a Hot Knife using a soldering iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7ELO/FR7EUZ05/FUF7ELOFR7EUZ05.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7ELO/FR7EUZ05/FUF7ELOFR7EUZ05.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/7ELO/FR7EUZ05/FUF7ELOFR7EUZ05.SMALL.jpg Plasmana Are you having trouble cutting plastics with an ordinary x-acto knife? Then here is a simple tool mod you can do, turn an old soldering iron and a x-acto blade into a Hot Knife!This hot knife idea isn't really mine, I found this idea made by somebody from MAKE:, I can't remember who made it. And so ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 07:51:03 PST