Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 00:46:32 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
How to Make a Tool Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/JIQ3/HQDUSC97/F21JIQ3HQDUSC97.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/JIQ3/HQDUSC97/F21JIQ3HQDUSC97.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/JIQ3/HQDUSC97/F21JIQ3HQDUSC97.SMALL.jpg mollardr1 If you are like me and have so many tools that it takes you longer to find the right tool than it does to use the tool then you need a tool board!  I made this tool board in about 2 hours.  I only put the tools that I used most often, but if you have enough wall space you can hang as much as you wan...
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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/
Power Drill to Belt Sander Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/2APK/IU9UQ04E/F3Q2APKIU9UQ04E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/2APK/IU9UQ04E/F3Q2APKIU9UQ04E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/2APK/IU9UQ04E/F3Q2APKIU9UQ04E.SMALL.jpg 24Eng Some people spend a lot of money on a 3D printer then don't have money for other tools. I did that. I wanted a 1" (25mm) wide belt sander but it wasn't in the budget. Instead of admitting defeat, I decided to make parts for my own belt sander. Creating the project with only 3D printed parts would ha...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 21:54:47 PDT
Ring roller/rolling bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-rollerrolling-bender/
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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/
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SMALL.jpg Benne Styrofoam is a great material and can be used for many things like prototyping, prop making and even RC airplanes. Cutting styrofoam can be very tricky though. The best tool for this is a hot wire foam cutter. I wanted to be able to recycle styrofoam for future projects, so I decided to make my own....
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
Dremel Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SMALL.jpg unusual architect During a project a little while ago, I needed to make a small insinuation, smaller than the curve of a blade, thus I constructed this little table. The Table To create the table, I used three leftover 2x4s. Hole for the dremel After the table is constructed, I used a drill press to make a hole...
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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/
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Back in February of 2016, I published an Instructable on 9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop, which is now one of my most viewed Instructables, with over 100,000 views!Since I can't stand messy workshops, and got so much positive feedback in part 1, In this Instructable, I'll show part ...
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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/
Restoring An Antique Drawknife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SMALL.jpg antagonizer This project uses, what I call, the trinity of my craft; wood, metal and leather, that all come together to create a piece that can be both a precision woodworking instrument, as well as a course tool that can make short work of any large project.For me, tool making represents the pinnacle of wha...
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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]]> 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/
Grabber (Picker, reaching claw) tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RQIC/HHS9X2SN/F7RRQICHHS9X2SN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RQIC/HHS9X2SN/F7RRQICHHS9X2SN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RQIC/HHS9X2SN/F7RRQICHHS9X2SN.SMALL.jpg saidseyam This tool already exists in the market with variety of shapes and sizes. It is handy and useful to reach those out of the way light items and picking up those difficult bits and pieces from low down. From your recycled items with the least work effort you can make one costs nothing. See more on my S...
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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/
3$ Disk Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SMALL.jpg Romain7333 This tutorial will show you how to make a disk sander for practically free. I creat mine only with salvage parts.It's for 125mm sand disk and I find it very useful for small woodworking and 3D printing. Materials The main part is a cheap cordless drill with a dead battery that a friend gave me. F...
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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/
Dowel Center Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SMALL.jpg Toolify An easy-to-make tool that accurately marks the center of wooden dowels. "X" marks the spot As you can imagine, accurately marking the center of a wooden dowel (by hand) is a tricky task.This funny looking 3-sided box gets it right every time. Cut The Parts A scrap of 3/4" plywood is cut at the...
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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/
40+ Hacks for YOU (the Urban Gardener) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/CV2S/IMZ65QWT/F8ACV2SIMZ65QWT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/CV2S/IMZ65QWT/F8ACV2SIMZ65QWT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/CV2S/IMZ65QWT/F8ACV2SIMZ65QWT.SMALL.jpg Meglymoo87 So you live in the city. You have a busy job...You're not home a lot...You go out on the weekends...You have no space to start a garden...You don't even have a yard...These are all urban gardening problems (and preventions from having a garden in the city), right?Well, not anymore! Here are 40+ urba...
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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/
Using a Bike Chain Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/UCAC/F4NIBAZI/FBRUCACF4NIBAZI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/UCAC/F4NIBAZI/FBRUCACF4NIBAZI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/UCAC/F4NIBAZI/FBRUCACF4NIBAZI.SMALL.jpg Woodenbikes I build unusual bikes that often need custom long bike chains. See the unusual bikes at: http://woodenbikes.comPeople often ask: "Where did you find the long chain?"This instructable shows how to use a Bike Chain Tool to make chains of desired length. Driving the Chain Pin most of the way out P...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 14:32:15 PDT