Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:15:54 PST BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/67GR/H2MYDPUV/FRN67GRH2MYDPUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/67GR/H2MYDPUV/FRN67GRH2MYDPUV.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 07:51:03 PST
Self-Marking Tape Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Marking-Tape-Measure/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:10:18 PST
Introduction to Files and Rasps http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Files-and-Rasps/
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Fri, 8 Feb 2008 14:26:56 PST
Make your own (cheap and easy) Hand Planer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-cheap-and-Easy-Hand-Planer/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 03:35:27 PST
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! version 2.5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-worlds-smallest-shocker-wLED/
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Fri, 22 May 2009 12:09:45 PDT
Tips and Jigs Part 1: Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Jigs-Part-1-Circular-Saw-Straight-Cuttin/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:29:35 PDT
How to sharpen lathe chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sharpening-lathe-chisels/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2011 14:50:27 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
Pipe-Handle Manual Chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Handle-Manual-Chainsaw/
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Sat, 24 Oct 2015 19:52:54 PDT
Industrial IoT Applications - External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power http://www.instructables.com/id/External-Sensors-Charging-w-Android-USB-aka-Micro-/
Industrial IoT Applications - External Sensors + Charging w/ Android USB aka Micro USB Host OTG Y-Cable w/ Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/SNJ0/HLZRV3V0/FAYSNJ0HLZRV3V0.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm **Update: The article below is from our legacy Android app! Valarm is Industrial IoT. We'll help you, your teams, and your business with Industrial IoT applications using Valarm Tools Cloud.We recommend using GSM, WiFi, or ethernet connector devices / sensors hubs with any sensors since they're much...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:15:54 PDT
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
How to Stitch your Panorama Photos with Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stitch-your-Panorama-Photos-with-Paint/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2008 00:41:27 PST
How to crimp a Network Cable with a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-crimp-a-Network-Cable-with-a-Victorinox-Swi/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2008 14:18:55 PDT
Leather Tooled Book Cover with Koi and Hibiscus! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Tooled-Book-Cover-with-Koi-and-Hibiscus/
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:53:58 PDT
How to Make an Emergency Hex Key / Allen Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Emergency-Hex-Key--Allen-Wrench/
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Mon, 25 Jun 2007 19:24:32 PDT
Railroad Track Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Railroad-Track-Anvil/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:34:10 PDT
Recycle old PCB components http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-old-PCB-components/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2008 15:59:09 PDT
On-Board Air Compressor / Welder for vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Board-Air-Compressor-Welder-for-vehicles/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 20:01:17 PST
Instant Bike Tire Repair - No tools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Bike-Tire-Repair---No-tools/
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Sun, 18 May 2008 09:38:32 PDT
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Magnetic-Pegboard/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 07:01:01 PDT
IR Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Detector/
IR Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/514Z/FDO208QW/FGU514ZFDO208QW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/514Z/FDO208QW/FGU514ZFDO208QW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/514Z/FDO208QW/FGU514ZFDO208QW.SMALL.jpg comodore In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple infra red (IR) detector. When your TV stops responding to the remote it is hard to tell if the TV is broken or the remote doesn't work. With this little pocket-sized gadget you will know. Spying has become more and more accessible to the a...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 14:22:40 PDT
How to make a Mini Pyrography Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mini-Pyrography-Tool/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:29:26 PDT
Changing Colors In A Picture Using Paint.net http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Colors-In-A-Picture-Using-Paint.net/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2008 20:45:47 PDT
Power Tool Repair Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/fix/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:36:37 PST
How to strip and connect wires with a butt connector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-strip-and-connect-wires-with-a-butt-connect/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 11:58:13 PDT
PCB Assembly Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Assembly-Fixture/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:44:39 PDT
DIY Woodworking Cam Clamps & Plans! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Woodworking-Cam-Clamps-Plans/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 08:40:15 PDT
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Lost-Foam-Cast-Cutting-Tool-USB-Rechargea/
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This Instructable is for how to make a Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool.Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page ro pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/cord...Materials:QTY Description1 2" Long piece of Kanthal 28 ga wire http://www.ebay.c...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:17:30 PDT
Personalized Hammer for Father's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Hammer-for-Fathers-Day/
Personalized Hammer for Father's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/2UUL/IB49V6TR/F4L2UULIB49V6TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/2UUL/IB49V6TR/F4L2UULIB49V6TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/2UUL/IB49V6TR/F4L2UULIB49V6TR.SMALL.jpg YuKonstruct Make your father a useful gift that he will treasure! Everyone can use another hammer, especially if it's been personalized with a heartfelt sentiment.This quick project uses a laser cutter to etch a personal saying onto a wood tool handle.YuKonstruct is the first makerspace in Canada's north. Our m...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 23:59:13 PDT
Nail Cushion - a Father's Day gift http://www.instructables.com/id/NailCushion/
Nail Cushion - a Father's Day gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Father's day does not get [quite] the same commercial push as Mothering Sunday or Mother's Day, so any presents bought tend to be last-minute and often lack imagination or personalisation (I don't have anything against beer and chocolate, but a man can only wear so many humorous barbecue aprons, and...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:10:16 PDT
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-System-with-Up-cycled-Components/
Solar Power System with Up-cycled Components. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I9MU/IAWDKPYV/F71I9MUIAWDKPYV.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Scope of Project.The objective of this project is to assemble and install a stand alone solar power system (Photo Voltaic or PV) . My goal is to run 2 LED light bulbs in fixtures on my workbench and charge/maintain my power tool batteries. My estimated load will be 2 x 10W/LED bulbs, and 85W for t...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:41:07 PDT
Sliding Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-Moxon-Vise/
Sliding Moxon Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SMALL.jpg Jay Bates A Moxon vise is a wide double screw vise typically used for clamping wide boards or panels to work on their ends. For me it's a super awesome vise that can be used for any clamping needs. You can buy some hardwood and an expensive screw set to make a traditional one or do what I did and make one out...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:53 PDT
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Socket-Wrench-Keychain/
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SMALL.jpg M3G I find myself in need of a wrench a lot. Whether it's on my longboard, a tool, or some project I'm working on, I always end up needing to loosen or tighten a nut or bolt. I tried carrying a skate tool around, but it was a little too bulky for me, often didn't have the right size drivers for whatever...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:06:31 PDT
Pick & place jigsaw puzzle aid http://www.instructables.com/id/Pick-place-jigsaw-puzzle-aid/
Pick & place jigsaw puzzle aid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/1D2A/IAAWKLHQ/FZP1D2AIAAWKLHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/1D2A/IAAWKLHQ/FZP1D2AIAAWKLHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/1D2A/IAAWKLHQ/FZP1D2AIAAWKLHQ.SMALL.jpg thomasgruwez This product was designed for a disabled person who loves to puzzle but who wasn't able to pick up the small pieces. An aquarium pump was reversed so it sucks instead of blowing. A tool with a small suction cup was attached to it and a switch was placed between the pump and the plug to temporary int...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 09:30:32 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/Z52Y/IA57XFPQ/FEUZ52YIA57XFPQ.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly Here's a video describing my enclosure and all the designs and prints that went into it... Watch this first so you can get an idea of the overall concept, design and features before I go into a step-by-step Instructable on how to build it. (Sorry in advance, but I kinda get off track in the video wi...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
Lego NXT Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-NXT-Laser-Engraver/
Lego NXT Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SMALL.jpg Baybren After seeing a few laser engravers on Instructables and their intricate results I decided it would be worth building my own machine to make some wooden signs and artwork. I also decided I wanted it to be easy to build but still relatively effective at engraving images and that other people would be ...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:11:52 PDT
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! http://www.instructables.com/id/101-useful-practical-functional-3d-prints/
101 useful, practical, functional 3d prints! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/T2CY/I9YBO55A/F44T2CYI9YBO55A.SMALL.jpg JavaProgrammer This is a compilation of 101 useful things that can be 3D printed!Disclosure/Disclaimer:I did not design any of these models and am taking no credit for any them, I searched for a very long time(over 8 hours!) and downloaded these pictures from the Internet. I thought that this would be acceptable b...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 13:21:54 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
Secret Storage Floating Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/0GUQ/I9YC42Y5/FY50GUQI9YC42Y5.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer So I got bored of my regular corner desk and decided to build a floating desk into the corner alcove of my room to replace it. Then, I thought 'If I'm going to build a desk anyway, why not make it some funky james bond style desk?'..... so I decided to give it hidden storage compartments, and lights...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Axe-Created-From-Discarded-Vintage-Axe-Hea/
Artisan Axe Created From Discarded Vintage Axe Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/A1X3/I9UDTSC3/FSBA1X3I9UDTSC3.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Creating my own tools has always been a staple of my craft. I love the idea of tools being used to create other tools which, in turn, go on to create even more constructive tools in an endless cycle of upgrade and repair. Even every day, household tools such as an axe, can be improved in both form a...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 17:06:14 PDT
The Shredder - a costuming tool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Shredder-a-costuming-tool/
The Shredder - a costuming tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/UBVK/I98BL2WU/F0DUBVKI98BL2WU.SMALL.jpg mr.phikset Greetings and salutations! This will be my first Instrucable, so here we go. I am mr.phikset and I am going to be presenting to you the first in a series of Instructables having to do with costuming. To get things started, we need to gather some tools. Many tools are already in your workshops, tool ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:34:55 PDT
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Laser-Alignment-Tool/
Drill Press Laser Alignment Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/KPDA/I8YBIH08/F2BKPDAI8YBIH08.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls This will help you realign your drill press table if you have to change drill bits in the middle of a project, have a piece clamped down and need to move up a size, etc. If you adjust your table height, there is the risk of moving side to side and this tool will get you back on track. What You Wi...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:05:54 PDT
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bike-Repair-Stand-1/
DIY $35 Bike Repair Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/1TI6/I8FR02S4/FQ01TI6I8FR02S4.SMALL.jpg thaisons_corner I have been wanting to purchase a Bike repair stand for quite sometime now but I have always been a little uneasy about paying over $100 for a stand. I found a few DIY pages and read through them and decided to take everything I saw and make something a little more simple with things you can pick u...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:08:57 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/7D2C/I8EBI735/FKB7D2CI8EBI735.SMALL.jpg MechEngineerMike *What is TestrBot? (See Video in Final Step) TestrBot is a $300 Universal Test Machine (UTM) and can be used to perform any type of static or dynamic testing in tension or compression up to 200 lbs. It was designed to allow me to run an array of physical tests on 3D printed specimens. 3D printing is...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
The "Ultimate" Survival Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Survival-Tool/
The "Ultimate" Survival Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/0ULJ/I84BF4YS/F8R0ULJI84BF4YS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/0ULJ/I84BF4YS/F8R0ULJI84BF4YS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/0ULJ/I84BF4YS/F8R0ULJI84BF4YS.SMALL.jpg funtogether Survival tools have been made for centuries. Knives, paracord bracelets, and instant dinners all fall under this category. Sometimes, though, we ignore what is plainly in front of us. In this case, the humble spoon.The "ultimateness" of an object is not necessarily determined by the object itself...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 17:57:00 PDT
Shop made angle clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-made-angle-clamps/
Shop made angle clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ZAN7/I81GIIU1/F9MZAN7I81GIIU1.SMALL.jpg ernstp A square is an invaluable tool to make sure your marks and cuts are really square. But often this is not enough. You have to make sure your workpiece stays square during assembly. To solve this problem I built my own angle clamps. They are actually very easy to make. Cut the squares First I'm cut...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 07:42:28 PDT
3D printed Tool WristBand w/ minimal assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Tool-WristBand-w-minimal-assembly/
3D printed Tool WristBand w/ minimal assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/MTD6/I800Y6JR/FO7MTD6I800Y6JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/MTD6/I800Y6JR/FO7MTD6I800Y6JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/MTD6/I800Y6JR/FO7MTD6I800Y6JR.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 If you like my work please visit my Shapeways.com/shops/amznfx or my etsy.com/shop/amznfx and check out my other work So i saw similar product on the market for 200 - 500 dollars on the internet. Not even sure is available for sale but i'm not sure if i want to drop that much money if i can make one...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 13:37:48 PDT
Extension Cord Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Extension-Cord-Reel/
Extension Cord Reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/X0D5/I7MY9T6X/F2WX0D5I7MY9T6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/X0D5/I7MY9T6X/F2WX0D5I7MY9T6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2W/X0D5/I7MY9T6X/F2WX0D5I7MY9T6X.SMALL.jpg ccronkhite Yesterday I stopped in a Goodwill store and found a 100ft, 14 gauge extension cord... for $15! I looked it up online and the same exact cord sells new for $40-$80 depending on where you look! I love Goodwill :) My wife was a little irritated that I bought it since we already have several cords but n...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:33:07 PDT
Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
Broadfork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic The broadfork is a tool used for gardening. It is a non-inversion, aerating tool, which means it opens up the soil, but doesn't turn it over. A broadfork lets the air and water into the soil and encourages the biological life in the soil, which in the top few inches consist mainly of aerobic organis...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:07:44 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For many beginning woodworkers, the dilemma of whether to buy a fixed or plunge router (and when/why to use one over the other) can be confusing. For most projects, a fixed router will take care of the job handily, but there are times when a plunge router is helpful or necessary. Purchasing a comb...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT