Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:25:59 PST BLOX v1.01 Make an Acme Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Acme-Tap/
Make an Acme Tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/STTH/GSVJV8DW/F2YSTTHGSVJV8DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/STTH/GSVJV8DW/F2YSTTHGSVJV8DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/STTH/GSVJV8DW/F2YSTTHGSVJV8DW.SMALL.jpg pfred2 In this article I will describe how I made myself an acme tap for tapping soft materials. Fabricate Guide Blocks The first item I made for this project was a pair of guide blocks to hold the threaded rod stock with. I made mine uniform, and square, then drilled holes out of the center of each. I...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 13:52:31 PDT
DIY Pencil Roll Case http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pencil-Roll-Case/
DIY Pencil Roll Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/DCWP/IHXTLACO/FSHDCWPIHXTLACO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/DCWP/IHXTLACO/FSHDCWPIHXTLACO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/DCWP/IHXTLACO/FSHDCWPIHXTLACO.SMALL.jpg Varun Suresh I am an Artist from Chennai.When I was looking for a pencil case in online I found it very costly ( $23).So I decided to do it by myself with the scrap leathers lying around in my home. Materials Trust me,I made this pencil case without spending a single penny.All that you need is,1.Scrap leather...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 06:34:44 PST
Make a Broken Screw Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Broken-Screw-Extractor/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 22:13:18 PST
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Insanely-Bright-Flashlight-LED/
How to build an insanely bright LED flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/ABKQ/IYUFYYLB/FYSABKQIYUFYYLB.SMALL.jpg HillTech In this Instructable (my first) I am going to show you how I built this ridiculously bright handheld LED flashlight so that you too can turn night into day... and impress your friends.Most of us use flashlights quite often for activities like camping, walking at night, or simply just going outside i...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 18:22:07 PST
5 Times The Trash to a Single Treasure Knife (54TASTK) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Times-the-Trash-to-a-Single-Treasure-Knife-54TAS/
5 Times The Trash to a Single Treasure Knife (54TASTK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/SYU4/IYAN40BL/FNFSYU4IYAN40BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/SYU4/IYAN40BL/FNFSYU4IYAN40BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/SYU4/IYAN40BL/FNFSYU4IYAN40BL.SMALL.jpg inchman The Backstory…This knife’s origins are not just from a single piece of trash. It actually comes from five different pieces of trash that come together for this treasured knife. The five different types of trash will be pointed out in the steps as they become united into a single, completely unique...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:55:48 PST
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Workbench-and-Bench-Top-Power-Tool-Organiz/
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SMALL.jpg baker519 I have a problem in my shop, I AM RUNNING OUT OF HORIZONTAL SURFACE AREA, (tables, benches, and shelves) I have many bench top power tools that I use occasionally for different projects, but most of the time they just sit on their stand gathering dust. I have tried to get each it owns separate stan...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 11:44:59 PST
How to build a magnet retrieval tool for use on land or water ("Magnet fishing") http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-magnet-retrieval-tool-for-use-on-la/
How to build a magnet retrieval tool for use on land or water ("Magnet fishing") - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/1HAT/HINOBEFJ/F351HATHINOBEFJ.SMALL.jpg Fireshadowdotnet I wanted to build a magnetic retrieval tool to recover ferrous objects underwater.  I tried various "fishing magnets" but most of those don't work very well.  They are simply not powerful enough.  Or too heavy to repeatedly cast into the water.  So I came up with a magnetic drag bar.  Pictured is a ...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:19:51 PDT
Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacksaw/
Hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Hacksawing is a great way to cut a wide variety of materials. null Measure and mark the material to be cut. null Choose the right blade for the material you are going to cut. Typically, blades for harder materials such as metal will have smaller teeth than blades for softer materials such as ...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2005 12:49:41 PDT
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Belt-Sander-Attachment/
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SMALL.jpg Tuomas Soikkeli I made a small sander attachment to be used with my dremel rotary tools.Sander can be mounted to my diy dremel lathe, or it can be used without it. Its light weighted and easy to take outside, i like to work outside in the summer, so good mobility is a bonus. With cordless dremel it really is very m...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:53:56 PST
Simple Height/depth Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Heightdepth-Gauge/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:54:27 PST
Custom Pegboard Tool Hangers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Pegboard-Tool-Hangers/
Custom Pegboard Tool Hangers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IRP9/GFRWPLHI/FR6IRP9GFRWPLHI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IRP9/GFRWPLHI/FR6IRP9GFRWPLHI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/IRP9/GFRWPLHI/FR6IRP9GFRWPLHI.SMALL.jpg Phil B I began to rearrange my tools on the pegboard above my workbench so that it holds the tools I use most frequently rather than whatever I had room to place there.  In the photo is my hammer.  Notice how straight the handle hangs.  It was not always that way.  I had to do some customizing.  I may do m...
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Tue, 2 Nov 2010 21:28:33 PDT
Baseboard cleaning tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseboard-cleaning-tool/
Baseboard cleaning tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AWXB/GN77WE4T/FEDAWXBGN77WE4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AWXB/GN77WE4T/FEDAWXBGN77WE4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FED/AWXB/GN77WE4T/FEDAWXBGN77WE4T.SMALL.jpg knife141 I hate cleaning.  I also hate having to squat down on the floor.  Therefore, cleaning baseboards is not high on my list of fun things to do.  So, one day I decided to make a baseboard cleaning tool that would be easy to use, not require much effort, and let me do this dirty deed while standing up....
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Wed, 4 May 2011 18:46:01 PDT
Wooden Bar Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bar-Clamps/
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:03:47 PST
DIY Center Finder Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Center-Finder-Tool/
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:22:06 PST
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to make an adapter, which allow you to use lithium ion batteries at old NiCd or NiMH batteries powered cordless power tools.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: Super glueCo...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
How to make a $2 leather tool bag for your Brooks saddle. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-2-leather-tool-bag-for-your-Brooks-/
How to make a $2 leather tool bag for your Brooks saddle. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/1712/H401V5N7/FBR1712H401V5N7.SMALL.jpg ehleeought This Instructable is an entry in the Bicycle Contest, so please vote at the top of the page! Do you own a Brooks saddle or a similar style seat with bag attachments? Have you always wanted one of those nifty-looking leather tool bags to compliment that stylish stool of yours? Don't exactly have a s...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:25:23 PDT
Pliers Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pliers-Organizer/
Pliers Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SMALL.jpg igottatinker So if you are like me you have a ton of pliers and the like that are just thrown into a drawer or two. Sure you can try to be organized and lay them flat, but they always seem to shift and waste space. There was a deeper drawer in my bottom cabinet so why not store them on their sides and make use o...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:20:52 PDT
How to make a harpoon on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-harpoon-on-the-cheap/
How to make a harpoon on the cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/TYRQ/FFRD93P4/F03TYRQFFRD93P4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/TYRQ/FFRD93P4/F03TYRQFFRD93P4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/TYRQ/FFRD93P4/F03TYRQFFRD93P4.SMALL.jpg notjustsomeone Demonstrates how to make a harpoon, similar to the Hoffman Harpoon, intended as a sort of minimalist survival tool. It's 8 inches long, with a 2 and one half inch blade, the handle is wrapped in paracord. I haven't made a sheath for it yet, but will post it when I do. Gather materials and tools ...
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Thu, 8 May 2008 00:31:02 PDT
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Freeing-a-Black-and-Decker-RTX-or-Dremel-Bit/
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls I managed to get a bit stuck in my rotary tool. I happen to have a Black and Decker RTX, which is fully compatible with Dremel bits, attachments and the like (and has more torque, or did when I bought it many moons ago). But, I managed to tighten a bit into the chuck too tight to be able to get it...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 11:03:17 PDT
DIY Hot Wire Cutter - Portable Version http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Wire-Cutter-Portable-Version/
DIY Hot Wire Cutter - Portable Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/L2UC/IVHQFPZY/FRWL2UCIVHQFPZY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/L2UC/IVHQFPZY/FRWL2UCIVHQFPZY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/L2UC/IVHQFPZY/FRWL2UCIVHQFPZY.SMALL.jpg RCLifeOn In this Instructable I will build a handheld DIY hot wire cutter. Powerful enough to cut through foam, cardboard, plexiglass, acrylic and PVC! How Does It Work? A hot wire cutter works by applying current to a metal wire. Due to the wire having electrical resistance, which means that they resist ...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:54:45 PST
Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/43TJ/IV0BG3D3/FT943TJIV0BG3D3.SMALL.jpg tootalled This is a simple circle cutting jig I built for larger jobs. It makes the job of cutting perfect circles of wood extremely easy. It can be easily adjusted to cut circles in any diameter from 15.5 inches to 78.5 inches, which will cover most project needs. You can create yours to cut larger diameters...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 21:20:54 PST
How to Make a Tool Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tool-Board/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:20:09 PST
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
DIY Rolling Tool Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rolling-Tool-Chest/
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Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:34:02 PST
Power Drill to Belt Sander Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Drill-to-Belt-Sander-Conversion/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:54:47 PDT
Ring roller/rolling bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-rollerrolling-bender/
Ring roller/rolling bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J8R5/IEM18RKO/FSIJ8R5IEM18RKO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J8R5/IEM18RKO/FSIJ8R5IEM18RKO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/J8R5/IEM18RKO/FSIJ8R5IEM18RKO.SMALL.jpg maluco This jig allows me to make rings out of round or square bar, or even flat bar if needed.It uses the classic pyramid rolling bender setup but allows for thicker stock bending than the harbour freight basic machine. Idea for this concept, that features a quick release mechanism, comes from https://www...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:04:54 PDT
Cub scout project: Wood Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cub-scout-project-Wood-Tool-Box/
Cub scout project: Wood Tool Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/KTAA/GEG4Y7R5/FKBKTAAGEG4Y7R5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/KTAA/GEG4Y7R5/FKBKTAAGEG4Y7R5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/KTAA/GEG4Y7R5/FKBKTAAGEG4Y7R5.SMALL.jpg lowtech   The tool box is one of the projects our cub scout pack builds. Its uses few materials and costs less than $3 per scout.  This is a great beginner project.  The cub scouts learn how to use a hammer, saw, glue gun, and sanding block.   It takes a little preparation to get things ready for the scouts...
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Thu, 23 Sep 2010 20:30:15 PDT
Leather Cuff Watch Band + Leather Bracelets 101 - Be Fashionable No Matter What Time You Arrive!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cuff-Watch-Band-Leather-Bracelets-101-/
Leather Cuff Watch Band + Leather Bracelets 101 - Be Fashionable No Matter What Time You Arrive!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/OO3M/G068ELI8/FEAOO3MG068ELI8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/OO3M/G068ELI8/FEAOO3MG068ELI8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/OO3M/G068ELI8/FEAOO3MG068ELI8.SMALL.jpg KentsOkay Hey folks, I'm going to show y'all how to make a leather watch band with some good ol' rock star styling, and how to make leather bracelets. We'll also touch on basic leather crafting techniques. Tools and Materials First off you will need tools. Everything is, for the most part, rather specific ...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:44:07 PDT
How To Tighten Up A Sloppy Second Hand Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tighten-Up-A-Sloppy-Second-Hand-Dremel/
How To Tighten Up A Sloppy Second Hand Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal One problem with Dremel tools is that they don't always age gracefully, after a number of years of service they can develop a lot of lateral play in the spindle. Since the majority of uses for a Dremel place a side load on the spindle, it deforms the bearing mounts over time, I'll show you a quick t...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2008 19:32:16 PST
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
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 Need parts for your project? Check out my Amazon affiliate link: https://www.amazon.com/ref=nav_logo&tag=benne0c-2...Anything you purchase through this link helps me build future projects and supports free content like below. Thanks :)!Hi fellow Makers,This summer I went on a 5 week camping trip to...
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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/
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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/
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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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MU5O/IIUMJQDV/FQWMU5OIIUMJQDV.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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