Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:36:36 PST BLOX v1.01 Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snake-Trouble-Light-Lamp/
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Coil the end to make a base for standing the light on the floor when you are painting a room or for working under the car. It ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
Simple Leather bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Leather-braclet/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:10:24 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
3D Printed Socket Wrench Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Socket-Wrench-Ring/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:16 PST
Simple Magnetic Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Magnetic-Tool-Rack/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:35:49 PST
Heavy Duty Pole Grabber http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Pole-Grabber/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:32:58 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
TOO very cheap 1.5 $ angle grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/very-cheap-15-angle-grinder/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:50:13 PST
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-mobile-space-saving-work-bench/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:01:31 PST
0.5mm Precision Solder Pencil... or Got Lead? http://www.instructables.com/id/05mm-Precision-Solder-Dispenser-or-Solder-Doodling/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:48:55 PST
Make your own usb mini vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-usb-mini-vacume/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:55:52 PST
Easy wooden mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-wooden-mallet/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:46:26 PST
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
Wood texture leather bracer tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-texture-leather-bracer-tutorial/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 13:03:37 PDT
Custom Leather Archery Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Leather-Archer-Glove/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 22:02:54 PDT
Make the best tweezers around http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-best-tweezers-around/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:04:07 PDT
Hand Held Non-Powered Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Held-Non-Powered-Engraver/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:12:18 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SMALL.jpg M3G If you've ever tried to drill a straight hole with a hand drill you know how hard it can be. After screwing up drilling a hole three times in a row I decided to try to find a solution to the problem. This is what I came up with. The great thing about using Lego for this purpose is that you don't h...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT
Dremel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Repair/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:49:31 PDT
Razor Blade Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Cutter/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:52:49 PDT
Card Rabbet Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Rabbet-Tool/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:04:41 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT
Urethane Flat Belt Welding Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Flat-Belt-Welding-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SMALL.jpg LOTL After pricing specialty tools made for welding flat urethane belts, i decided to make my own. I have a kit for welding round, V and flat belts up to 1 1/2" and needed a tool for welding 2" flat belts. It was a one time job and the tools for doing this cost $300-$400. List of parts purchased. 1 - Lo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:26:59 PST
A simple low cost forge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-cost-forge/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:12:10 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
Wire Clamp Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Clamp-Tool/
Wire Clamp Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6IF2/H4AG8U97/FZX6IF2H4AG8U97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6IF2/H4AG8U97/FZX6IF2H4AG8U97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/6IF2/H4AG8U97/FZX6IF2H4AG8U97.SMALL.jpg MartinMakes This is my version of a Wire Clamp Tool. This is a great tool for making pipe clamps from wire. The claps made with it are low profile and no snag. How I Made it -1 The parts I used. 1.   5" length of 1/2" copper pipe 2.   2 of 1/2" copper end caps. 3.   5" x 1/2" spring. ( I just stretched ...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 21:21:06 PDT
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replaceable-sandpapers-for-Sanding-blocks/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
Revolution - Bike Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-Bike-Stamp/
Revolution - Bike Stamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/NRYW/HXRU39NB/F8YNRYWHXRU39NB.SMALL.jpg PierreP "Revolution" turns your bike wheel into a rolling stamp. The stamps are 3D printed letters to clip on your wheel with a cable tie. Push the inking roll against the wheel to ink the letters and leave your message on the pavement. You can easily customize and 3D print all the parts you need in the clo...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:37:54 PDT
Perspective Drawing Grid http://www.instructables.com/id/Perspective-Drawing-Grid/
Perspective Drawing Grid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4F76/HXII61ZN/FIW4F76HXII61ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4F76/HXII61ZN/FIW4F76HXII61ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/4F76/HXII61ZN/FIW4F76HXII61ZN.SMALL.jpg antagonizer One of my biggest passions is airbrushing, and as an airbrush artist, I'm often commissioned to scale up smaller images onto larger surfaces. My wife, on the other hand is a perspective type of artist who enjoys finding a real life scene and recording it on paper. Sometimes, it can be difficult, for...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:15:13 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hi everyone!A few weeks ago my friends made me a wonderful birthday gift: a big, sturdy and powerful drill press. As soon as I assembled it I knew that would have been an unmissable occasion to get my hands dirty and build something! I decided to make a couple of sanding drums to use with the drill ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Lapstrake-Clamps-For-Boat-Builders/
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you venture into the world of boat building, you quickly realize that standard woodworking clamps are pretty limited in their functionality. The design of the woodworking clamp incorporates strength and pressure, and while that may be useful when building a cabinet, their shallow clamping depth...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:30:11 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude The perfect way to store your sharp tools under your desk. Made from re-purposed kitchen cabinet runners and some scrap wood. This Instructable also expands on how to do this with no specialist power-tools for low cost. WHY I MADE THIS: I just moved to London (to start working at sugru). London ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Sander / grinder from an old hard disk http://www.instructables.com/id/Sander-grinder-from-an-old-hard-disk/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:06:35 PDT
T-Knife: Meat Knife from T-Bone Steak http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Knife-Meat-Knife-from-T-Bone-Steak/
T-Knife: Meat Knife from T-Bone Steak - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/IEHN/HWHZK3YJ/FX3IEHNHWHZK3YJ.SMALL.jpg Darthorso THIS INSTRUCTABLE IS IN SEVERAL CONTESTS! IF YOU LIKE IT, VOTE FOR IT! THANKS :)Hello dear friends, this is Filippo from Italy.Today I'm here with a question. What's the coolest thing you can do? Riding a dragon while guitar playing through Jupiter? Maybe.Destroying a missile with a single flying ki...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:49:57 PDT
Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
Roll Up Leather Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Up-Leather-Pencil-Case/
Roll Up Leather Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/EN0D/HW2GXM2L/FB2EN0DHW2GXM2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/EN0D/HW2GXM2L/FB2EN0DHW2GXM2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/EN0D/HW2GXM2L/FB2EN0DHW2GXM2L.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Sometimes, you just want all your stuff in one place, easy to access, and neatly arranged. All this plus some leather would be a great alternative to what you've got going on right now. In this instructable, I'll show you how to create a minimalist roll up leather case that is as modern as it is nos...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:10:31 PDT
Cowboy / Western Style Leather Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowboy-Western-Style-Leather-Holster/
Cowboy / Western Style Leather Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/RYP0/HVPX65HD/FDZRYP0HVPX65HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/RYP0/HVPX65HD/FDZRYP0HVPX65HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/RYP0/HVPX65HD/FDZRYP0HVPX65HD.SMALL.jpg KentsOkay Wyatt Earp. Zorro. Roy Rodgers. Malcom Reynolds. Anne Oakley. Roland Deschain. Teddy Roosevelt. The Lone Ranger. Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid. The mythos of the American West and the stories it inspired remain some of the most popular tales of our culture. From Spain to outer space, the culture...
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Tue, 27 May 2014 17:59:14 PDT
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This instrucable will show you how to modify a Dewalt 18v incandescent cordless light. The modification entails adding a 18V to 35V dc/dc step-up converter and a 8000 lumen LED. Materials ToolsDrill Dremel with cutting tool - To check out my homemade All purpose Dremel blade click HERESoldering ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
Correct Lathe Cutter Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Correct-Lathe-Cutter-Setup/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:16:24 PDT
Thumb Screwdriver. Quick and effective http://www.instructables.com/id/Thumb-Screwdriver-Quick-and-effective/
Thumb Screwdriver. Quick and effective - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/CG2Q/H8W1VGB8/F9QCG2QH8W1VGB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/CG2Q/H8W1VGB8/F9QCG2QH8W1VGB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/CG2Q/H8W1VGB8/F9QCG2QH8W1VGB8.SMALL.jpg martinbolton I was working on my alternator on my old mercedes, and needed to remove 2 screws to swop out the voltage regulator. The guy at the auto spares shop said I could change the component without having to remove the alternator. This was good news, until I was under the bonnet and misjudged that the exhau...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 14:11:02 PDT
Minnow Survival-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Minnow-Survival-tool/
Minnow Survival-tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/T9FF/HV9HS44T/FIFT9FFHV9HS44T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/T9FF/HV9HS44T/FIFT9FFHV9HS44T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/T9FF/HV9HS44T/FIFT9FFHV9HS44T.SMALL.jpg kyserrolls Purchase stainless steel butter knifes, scissors, or steak knifes from garage sales or second hand stores.I usually use butter knives because of the way I carry my Minnow. It is open on my key chain and I do not want to cut myself with a super sharp edge. Design Map out the design of your Minno...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 18:57:35 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
Home Made Butter/Buttermilk. The Man Way With A SawZall!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-ButterButtermilk-The-Man-Way/
Home Made Butter/Buttermilk. The Man Way With A SawZall!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1QT7/HUVPRIZF/FHK1QT7HUVPRIZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1QT7/HUVPRIZF/FHK1QT7HUVPRIZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/1QT7/HUVPRIZF/FHK1QT7HUVPRIZF.SMALL.jpg 1ofakindwork In this Instructable I will explain how I make homemade raw Butter/Buttermilk with my SAWZALL. First here is a little back story. I love Instructables, it makes my mind work in different ways. The challenges are so intriguing. Some times my wife thinks I'm a little off my rocker when she comes hom...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 18:08:32 PDT
DIY Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Screwdriver-Hack/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:36:47 PDT
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-center-finder-tool-quick-cheap-easy/
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SMALL.jpg DrPeper This is a quick method to make a small tool which allows you to find the centers of circular shaped objects, such as disks or the ends of cylindrical objects. You place it on the edge of a round object so that the pins underneath rest against the sides of the object, then draw a line along the stra...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 01:52:06 PDT