Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:17:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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By: Martin Balák

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
An All-in-one Component Toolbox and Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/An-All-in-one-Component-Toolbox-and-Workstation/
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By: TannyPB

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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:24:48 PDT
Rotary Tool Organizer made with a Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Tool-Organizer-made-with-a-Laser-Printer/
Rotary Tool Organizer made with a Laser Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/8EER/HTDSQ2WN/FQR8EERHTDSQ2WN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/8EER/HTDSQ2WN/FQR8EERHTDSQ2WN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/8EER/HTDSQ2WN/FQR8EERHTDSQ2WN.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is my rotary tool organizer.   It consists of a wood  box and a set of removable trays that hold the rotary bits.  All the parts were cut on the the laser with the exception of the latch hardware,  which was made on a 3d printer. I made it at Techshop:   http:www.techshop.ws Materials and ...
By: dogtooth

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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:14:00 PDT
Making a Kant Twist Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Kant-Twist-Clamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Face it, tools are cool! Sometimes tools are so cool that you want them, regardless if they are unavailable to you. Such was the case with the Kant twist clamp. Living in Sweden these clamps are not available, and entirely unheard of, but the desire to have one was still there. Aside from being a u...
By: Switch and Lever

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:53 PDT
How to Read a Speed Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Speed-Square/
How to Read a Speed Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SMALL.jpg dcarter23  The aim of this tutorial is to provide an understanding of how to read two main scales on a speed square.  A speed square is a tool that just about every carpenter will have in her bag. It can be used to make lines perpendicular (square) to a board's edge. And it can be used to mark any angle (bet...
By: dcarter23

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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:25:05 PDT
Jigsaw2Bandsaw Portable Worksation http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Jigsaw2Bandsaw-Workstation/
Jigsaw2Bandsaw Portable Worksation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QXK5/HT0R8O8D/F19QXK5HT0R8O8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QXK5/HT0R8O8D/F19QXK5HT0R8O8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/QXK5/HT0R8O8D/F19QXK5HT0R8O8D.SMALL.jpg gunnyboy So, I do a lot of sawing, and a bandsaw would be a nice thing for what I do, which is make props and replicas. A bandsaw would be nice, but I don't have $300 laying around so, I decided to make a device that converts my jigsaw into a mini bandsaw to get straight cuts on thinner wood. I'd been kickin...
By: gunnyboy

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:58:41 PDT
Door Trimming Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Trimming-Jig/
Door Trimming Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/JOVA/HSM52W3V/F5JJOVAHSM52W3V.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When we moved into our house (built around 1900) we found that none of the doors where of a standard size or shape. I some cases we had to add batons to the top and bottoms to increase the sizes in others pack out the frames so that a modern size would fit. The problem came when the frames where alr...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:51:08 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is only a short guide to help with something a don't like doing Sanding I think sanding is not the most interesting part of the project, unfortunately its the part that can either make or break the look of the finished job. On several occasions I have found a need to sand around corners o...
By: HUKBMBEAR

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Miniature-Adjustable-Square/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square In the workshop you oftentimes need to make sure things are square, meaning that a certain corner is right angled. Sometimes the things you need to check are small, which makes using a big square somewhat of a hassle. If you have access to the right machines...
By: Switch and Lever

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:54:59 PDT
How to make a Tiny Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Tiny-Hammer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever "When all you have is a hammer everything around you looks like a nail"  That may not be an exact quote, but something like that was what Abraham Maslow said back in the '60s, and if he's right, following this instructable you can go around bopping everything like a nail. Barring ants, you won't hu...
By: Switch and Lever

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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 05:41:41 PST
Paracord Hiking Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Hiking-Belt/
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By: myeomans

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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:15:32 PST
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
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By: NEIN

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
Leatherworkers Tool Carousel http://www.instructables.com/id/Leatherworkers-Tool-Carousel/
Leatherworkers Tool Carousel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVXV/HS18BOOA/F1PKVXVHS18BOOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVXV/HS18BOOA/F1PKVXVHS18BOOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KVXV/HS18BOOA/F1PKVXVHS18BOOA.SMALL.jpg lightningad a tool rack made by recycling an old wooden stool The Problem I needed to improve my tool storage so decided to build a rack behind my workbench. I wanted to have all the tools close at hand but also safely out of the way, as many are very sharp! Currently they all get chucked into a variety of p...
By: lightningad

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:40:12 PST
Make Disposable Files http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Disposable-Files/
Make Disposable Files - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/8VEO/HRWNC591/F3J8VEOHRWNC591.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/8VEO/HRWNC591/F3J8VEOHRWNC591.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/8VEO/HRWNC591/F3J8VEOHRWNC591.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I had a need for a dozen or more small files for only a few hours.  Rather than pay out for tools that would then become unused clutter, I decided to make a set cheaply enough that I wouldn't mind throwing them out when they weren't needed any more. Materials There are very few things needed: ...
By: Kiteman

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:21:49 PST
Simple Prybar for pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prybar-for-pallets/
Simple Prybar for pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SMALL.jpg darren8306 This is a simple prybar made to break pallets, while saving more of the wood. This project will require one length of 1" square tubing, 1/8" wall, approximately 6' in length. Welding machine. Hacksaw or other tool to cut tubing. Wire brush or other tool to prep surfaces for welding. Plan an...
By: darren8306

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
Lasercut Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Measuring-Tool/
Lasercut Measuring Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SMALL.jpg scottkildall I've been working in various shops for years and I often run across unlabeled shelves of material that have different thicknesses. What's a shop rat to do? This simple measuring tool fits in your pocket or a tool drawer and circumvents using the measuring tape, which is less accurate and more work ...
By: scottkildall

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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:04:10 PST
DIY Laser Etching Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
DIY Laser Etching Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SMALL.jpg Zinventor I recently built a laser etching machine, and this Instructable covers the process I followed while making it, as well as some basic usage tips! I've entered a couple contests with this Instructable, so if you like what you see, I'd greatly appreciate your vote! and be sure to check out all the...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:14 PST
Wood Burning Portrait http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burning-Portrait/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:52:53 PST
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-circular-bench-saw-from-scrap/
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Try to salvage little electric motors from scrap, because you can usually find a way to reuse them. I don't remember where this motor comes from, I've got it many years ago when I used to dismount everything I bumped into, anyway when I found it the other day I immediately pictured a small bench saw...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:41:53 PST
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Operated-Hold-Down-Tool/
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SMALL.jpg nkirkby This is a good way of securely holding round or otherwise vise-unfriendly things without marring them. great for spoons, tuning pegs, and other fiddly items. also known as a bench loop, this tool uses a piece of rope to hold the workpiece in a 'V' shaped groove.  The groove prevents the piece from ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:56:11 PST
Paracord Pouch For Mini Multi-Tools Leatherman PS4 or Gerber Dime http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Pouch-For-Mini-Multi-Tool-Leatherman-PS4/
Paracord Pouch For Mini Multi-Tools Leatherman PS4 or Gerber Dime - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NEO/HQOJJAN9/FCM2NEOHQOJJAN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NEO/HQOJJAN9/FCM2NEOHQOJJAN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/2NEO/HQOJJAN9/FCM2NEOHQOJJAN9.SMALL.jpg meqnine A man needs to protect his tool Make a cobra weave bat The same way you make a paracord bracelet, you make a cobra weave bar. The cobra weave bar will be used as main structure for the pouch. Length Make sure the cobra weave bar is long enough to wrap it around the tool perimiter, minus...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:38:37 PST
Paint can opener that is better than a screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-can-opener-that-is-better-than-a-screwdriver/
Paint can opener that is better than a screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/2YRJ/HPY97K9O/FYV2YRJHPY97K9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/2YRJ/HPY97K9O/FYV2YRJHPY97K9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/2YRJ/HPY97K9O/FYV2YRJHPY97K9O.SMALL.jpg BubbaMcCranky After breaking the lip on an old can of paint (again) last weekend, I decided to take advantage of my new TechShop Pittsburgh membership to make a better paint can opener than the screwdrivers that I typically use, or the expensive chisels that my kids like to use (and destroy in the process, but th...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:27:04 PST
Easy $0 Wire-wrapping Tool for Electrics. Drill compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-0-Wire-wrapping-Tool-for-Electrics-Drill-comp/
Easy $0 Wire-wrapping Tool for Electrics. Drill compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/2FOX/HPTXFZFE/FU82FOXHPTXFZFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/2FOX/HPTXFZFE/FU82FOXHPTXFZFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/2FOX/HPTXFZFE/FU82FOXHPTXFZFE.SMALL.jpg urill Wire-wrapping is a method to connect wires to pins that requires no soldering. Wire wrapping tools can be expensive. I just discovered a way to make decent wire wrapping without purchasing the expensive tool. Materials Empty ball point pen ink cartridge. The one I used has a outer diameter of 3 m...
By: urill

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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:27:01 PST
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST
DIY Air Hockey Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Hockey-Table-1/
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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 14:30:58 PDT
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Multifunction-Pocket-Tool/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
Pocket Sized Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:06:07 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
Magnetic Tool Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/IBR8/HNHOR1D9/FPZIBR8HNHOR1D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/IBR8/HNHOR1D9/FPZIBR8HNHOR1D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/IBR8/HNHOR1D9/FPZIBR8HNHOR1D9.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos In most workshops space is limited. So you need to find a way to utilize every bit of space that you can. One area that is often overlooked is the space underneath shelves and cabinets. But this can be a great place to store small tools. All you need is a magnetic strip that is mounted to the bo...
By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
Easy Halloween Pumpkin Carving Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Halloween-Pumpkin-Carving-Tool/
Easy Halloween Pumpkin Carving Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/LAO5/HMVJOWIO/FKRLAO5HMVJOWIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/LAO5/HMVJOWIO/FKRLAO5HMVJOWIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/LAO5/HMVJOWIO/FKRLAO5HMVJOWIO.SMALL.jpg planefixxer This is my first attempt at submitting an Instructable. I decided to go with this super simple, super cheap, and extra tough pumpkin carving tool. Gather the parts The parts list is really simple: 2-4" long piece of copper tubing (I used 1/2") Course toothed Jigsaw blade Clean inside of tubin...
By: planefixxer

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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 07:41:05 PDT
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tool-Stand-from-an-Old-File-Cabinet/
Build a Tool-Stand from an Old File Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/0P5P/HMEXWLV9/FBF0P5PHMEXWLV9.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Our Hacker space The Rabbit Hole needed a stand for our new CarveWright CNC machine. (Search on Sears.com for Craftsman Bench Top Tool Stand and you'll find stands (without drawers or even a top) priced between $45 and $165). As luck would have it, an old 4 drawer filing cabinet was standing out on ...
By: mazzmn

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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 10:41:40 PDT
Powder coat your hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Powder-coat-your-hand-tools/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 15:42:11 PDT
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Brick-Supply-Holder/
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SMALL.jpg TheShrubPatrol I have all these small supplies, but where oh where do I put them all? I'm too broke to purchase a glorious supply organizer. My old containers keep breaking and I lose my stuff! What a sad day for creativity..... If only I had a heavy-duty supply holder made out of a brick or something with conveni...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:08:48 PDT
Expandable Workbench Tool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Expandable-Workbench-Tool-Stand/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:12:04 PDT
Chisel Quiver http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Quiver/
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:32:00 PDT
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-guide-for-installing-a-magnetic-shedworkshop-/
Easy guide for installing a magnetic shed/workshop tool organiser kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/1D8Y/HLFUXGCP/FS51D8YHLFUXGCP.SMALL.jpg first4magnets Say goodbye to your untidy shed with this is easy to follow guide for installing a magnetic tool organiser kit in your shed, garage or workshop. Turn your shed or workshop nightmare into the perfect workspace with the ideal tool storage option. Never lose another tool again! Get your magnetic...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 04:57:47 PDT
Easy to Make Precision Tape Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Precision-Tape-Measure/
Easy to Make Precision Tape Measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8E9I/HLA1V4AC/F3Y8E9IHLA1V4AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8E9I/HLA1V4AC/F3Y8E9IHLA1V4AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8E9I/HLA1V4AC/F3Y8E9IHLA1V4AC.SMALL.jpg bfk This is an easy modification to any steel tape measure.  The length of the tape and degree of precision you want will determine how much time is spent making it.   When I first entered this instructable in the "I Can Make That" contest, I intended it to mimic a new device that hasn't been marketed ...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 12:34:12 PDT
From File to Knife (with simple tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-File-to-Knife-with-simple-tools/
From File to Knife (with simple tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/VRDM/HKCTL8V7/FUMVRDMHKCTL8V7.SMALL.jpg casvandegoor A good "bushcraft" knife is a must-have for every outdoorsman. It's a tool that lasts a lifetime. Wouldn't it be awesome to make such an essential, lasting tool yourself? There are many different types of knives and many ways of making them. This instructable will show you how to make an excellent,...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:32:15 PDT
PVC Dremel drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Dremel-drill-press/
PVC Dremel drill press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5WFK/HJKBK6ZC/F2U5WFKHJKBK6ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5WFK/HJKBK6ZC/F2U5WFKHJKBK6ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/5WFK/HJKBK6ZC/F2U5WFKHJKBK6ZC.SMALL.jpg amjohnny PVC is easy find material. Not only work for plumbing, it also can make many things. Here is how I made a Dremel drill press with PVC. All of the materials could be found in local hardware stores. Materials and Tools Materials: 2"x1"bushing 1 1"cross 3 1"x3/4"tee 1 1"x3/4"bushing 3 1"x3/4"bushi...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 20:24:40 PDT
Wing Nut Key Power Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Wing-Nut-Key-Power-Driver/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:29:00 PDT
Helping Hand from old Black and Decker Snake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hand-from-old-Black-and-Decker-Snake-Light/
Helping Hand from old Black and Decker Snake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/AL86/HINOCJMG/FEVAL86HINOCJMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/AL86/HINOCJMG/FEVAL86HINOCJMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/AL86/HINOCJMG/FEVAL86HINOCJMG.SMALL.jpg benster Hi fellow instructables.  First time poster long time loiterer ;). I needed a new set of helping hands for a long term project I've been working on.  Lots of soldering and fiddly bits and my old helping hands have been falling apart. All that's left is one alligator clip and the cast iron base. I ...
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 08:57:19 PDT
Building a Complete DIY Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-DIY-Complete-Workshop/
Building a Complete DIY Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/9SS4/HHS9W40I/FK79SS4HHS9W40I.SMALL.jpg bizydad Build your own workshop from the ground up! Most of my photos have detailed notes, so check them out. This is the Instructable for my Workshop Video Tour 2013. This Shop was constructed for under $2000 Materials for construction(roughly): 100 2x4x8' 4     2x4x12'   8     2x6x10' 2     2x6x12' 35 ...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:00:38 PDT
3D Printable Adjustable Volume Pipette http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printable-Adjustable-Volume-Pipette/
3D Printable Adjustable Volume Pipette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J0V5/HHS9IH8V/FAYJ0V5HHS9IH8V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J0V5/HHS9IH8V/FAYJ0V5HHS9IH8V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/J0V5/HHS9IH8V/FAYJ0V5HHS9IH8V.SMALL.jpg kwalus Pipettes are prolific in laboratories everywhere and used to transfer variable amounts of liquid. Professional tools are calibrated and have dials that allow the user to set the volume. The following instructions are the result of an experiment to develop 3D printable and low cost alternatives to st...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:23:26 PDT
Home Made Small Engine Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Small-Engine-Gasket/
Home Made Small Engine Gasket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/2E80/HHMI573B/F342E80HHMI573B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/2E80/HHMI573B/F342E80HHMI573B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F34/2E80/HHMI573B/F342E80HHMI573B.SMALL.jpg werock257 If you rebuild any small engine, or even take it apart for repair, chances are you'll need to replace the gasket. You could order a new one or you could make your own. Ordering gaskets can delay any project if it doesn't fit right or can't be found. This is a quick and easy alternative. Materials...
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 07:02:50 PDT
DIY Prescription Safety Goggles! (plus a few extras) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Prescription-Safety-Goggles-plus-a-few-extra/
DIY Prescription Safety Goggles! (plus a few extras) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WYTV/HHJOM8S2/F9QWYTVHHJOM8S2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WYTV/HHJOM8S2/F9QWYTVHHJOM8S2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/WYTV/HHJOM8S2/F9QWYTVHHJOM8S2.SMALL.jpg KlockworkKevin As Someone with awful vision, I always have the problem of needing to have my glasses on to see what I'm working on, but then I either have to fuss with wearing safety goggles over my glasses or the lying to myself that my glasses work as safety goggles, which isn't true and even if they protect my ...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 09:20:34 PDT
The Laser Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Laser-Screwdriver/
The Laser Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ATIB/HHJOIL4X/FKTATIBHHJOIL4X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ATIB/HHJOIL4X/FKTATIBHHJOIL4X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/ATIB/HHJOIL4X/FKTATIBHHJOIL4X.SMALL.jpg SparkIndustries As a maker you always need screwdrivers. They're handy but become boring after a while :). So I decided to make a tool handle which looks galactical cool and is also handy. The Laser screwdriver is the result. As this is my first instructable i would be very happy if you leave a comment. (so i can ...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 09:17:46 PDT
Revised Project. 3 in one Universal screw tool. http://www.instructables.com/id/3-in-one-Universal-screw-tool/
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 08:35:37 PDT
5 Minute Wire Straightening Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Wire-Straightening-Jig/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 19:36:29 PDT
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Gundriver-An-Electric-Screwdriver-Inside-a-Toy-Gu/
Gundriver- An Electric Screwdriver Inside a Toy Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/3S4U/HFSHSIJS/FFH3S4UHFSHSIJS.SMALL.jpg M3G I discovered this a little while ago, and I immediately wanted one. Until I saw the price. I didn't want to pay $40.00 plus shipping for something I could easily make myself. So I got to work on my own, and I am very happy with the result. I built it for a tenth of the cost and was able to choose my...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:15:17 PDT
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-the-Worlds-Smallest-Electronic-Shock/
Build a World's Smallest Electronic Shocker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/AEBY/FIZPILCT/FESAEBYFIZPILCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/AEBY/FIZPILCT/FESAEBYFIZPILCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/AEBY/FIZPILCT/FESAEBYFIZPILCT.SMALL.jpg Plasmana This amazing little shocker is very tiny and can be hidden almost anywhere and give someone a surprise shock! It can operated by almost any 1.5v batteries! So, on this instructable, I will show you how to make shockers that is smaller than a penny!However, the biggest disadvantage of this shocker is...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:27:46 PDT
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dremel-with-Custom-Removable-Attachments/
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SMALL.jpg innovator007 Hello Everyone, This is my biggest Instructable so far! I have been designing this for about two months, and have really enjoyed making it. It is a drill/dremel that has custom removable attachments!! The dremel even has an easy battery compartment access door for easy battery change!! I made this b...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:48:57 PDT