Instructables: exploring - - tool - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:39:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/IPQ7/INS17SC9/FVGIPQ7INS17SC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/IPQ7/INS17SC9/FVGIPQ7INS17SC9.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RQIC/HHS9X2SN/F7RRQICHHS9X2SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/RQIC/HHS9X2SN/F7RRQICHHS9X2SN.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg http://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 (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W5XT/H5E9Q2CU/FBRW5XTH5E9Q2CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/W5XT/H5E9Q2CU/FBRW5XTH5E9Q2CU.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/VU9Q/IO1OXTMV/FQAVU9QIO1OXTMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/VU9Q/IO1OXTMV/FQAVU9QIO1OXTMV.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/CV2S/IMZ65QWT/F8ACV2SIMZ65QWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/CV2S/IMZ65QWT/F8ACV2SIMZ65QWT.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Sat, 28 Jul 2007 14:32:15 PDT
Screwdriver with triangular head http://www.instructables.com/id/Screwdriver-with-triangular-head/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2008 11:29:11 PST
How to Restore an Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Axe/
How to Restore an Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CY76/IDPSCN3R/F00CY76IDPSCN3R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CY76/IDPSCN3R/F00CY76IDPSCN3R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/CY76/IDPSCN3R/F00CY76IDPSCN3R.SMALL.jpg M3G When I saw this fantastic Instructable by 4WantofaNail I was inspired to get to work on restoring an axe of my own. Unfortunately, my axe was in nowhere near as good shape as his; all I really had was a rusty, banged-up head. It needed a lot of work. After a quick trip to my local hardware store I s...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:05:25 PDT
Leather Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Tool-Roll/
Leather Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/QT8D/IM6J74PT/F1QQT8DIM6J74PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/QT8D/IM6J74PT/F1QQT8DIM6J74PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/QT8D/IM6J74PT/F1QQT8DIM6J74PT.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hi!Lately I have been trying my skills at leather working. Because of that I have been buying (and making) more and more tools and that was a great reason for me to make a leather tool roll. Since it doesn't require a lot of tools, it is easy to make it and the roll is a very practical way of storin...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:06:06 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SMALL.jpg M3G I am notoriously bad at selecting the right size wrench, and sometimes it comes back to bite me. I was recently shown this trick by a buddy of mine, and it is a lifesaver!*Note: while this is a very useful tip, I would not recommend using it in every situation. In some cases (like if you're working ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
'NoMatterWhatHorn' - a really heavy custom vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Matterhorn/
'NoMatterWhatHorn' - a really heavy custom vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/HMBW/ILWJ4O2R/FR7HMBWILWJ4O2R.SMALL.jpg bricobart A solitary vice - a vice not fixed to a workbench - is something very useful in a workshop. Some projects just need to be clamped steady & sturdy while you need all the space around you can get.Making a canoe-paddle, for example, starting from a complete log. You want it steady and so you need a vic...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:09:52 PST
Making a Pocket Hole Jig with your Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Pocket-Hole-Jig-with-your-Router/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2010 04:10:30 PST
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Beach-Chair-W-2-Positions/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations I built this guitar from wood I pulled from a dumpster, as the title suggests, and used mostly hand tools. I did use two power tools, a drill and a dremel.It took me over a month to make, spending on average about 8-10 hours a day on it. I am including many pictures in this guide, just in case my de...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
Quick Guide to Learning Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Guide-to-Learning-Adobe-Illustrators-Pen-To/
Quick Guide to Learning Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/RK26/H05NTB36/FVTRK26H05NTB36.SMALL.jpg TSSJ-ryan In this Instructable I will show some of the basic tips&tricks I have picked up to maximize the efficiency of Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool. When I started using Illustrator, the Pen Tool was one of the most frustrating tools. After hours of messing around and finding many different tutorials, I have...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 23:10:15 PDT
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
Drill Press Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/GPM8/FCZDYURK/FILGPM8FCZDYURK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/GPM8/FCZDYURK/FILGPM8FCZDYURK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/GPM8/FCZDYURK/FILGPM8FCZDYURK.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal I think any wood worker will eventually gravitate towards wood turning. However wood lathes (good ones anyways) are expensive, this is my variant based on the ones from Grizzly, Vertilathe and Eccentric cubicle. Make a live center The only thing you really need to do to create a lathe from your d...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Yankee-Screwdriver-Maintenance/
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SMALL.jpg garooob Yankee Screwdriver cleaning and repairIntroaThe Yankee screwdriver, as it is most commonly known, is my favorite tool. I wanted to write this because instructions on how to clean or even disassemble one of these are hard to find in anything other than bits and pieces online. In books? Maybe, but....
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Sat, 30 May 2009 21:00:05 PDT
A Great Bending Tool for Solid Material http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Great-Bending-Tool-for-Solid-Material/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:18:44 PST
Simple linux commands from a web page. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-linux-commands-from-a-web-page/
Simple linux commands from a web page. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KZ77/GQ4V0UEB/FWLKZ77GQ4V0UEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KZ77/GQ4V0UEB/FWLKZ77GQ4V0UEB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/KZ77/GQ4V0UEB/FWLKZ77GQ4V0UEB.SMALL.jpg Computothought There had to be a way to do simple commands for linux without going to the command line. The neat part to this project is that you can so easily expand it yourself. Need a directory listing. No problem. Need to know how the disk space is doing. No problem. This simple project will probably expand t...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 11:31:26 PDT
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Your workshop, Is not a workshop, When it is a mess. That's why I've put together an Instructable showing 9 unusual methods for storing your workshop tools, Guaranteed to hold every tool has ever existed on planet earth!In September, 2015, I built The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard, But since then, I've...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
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/
Tips and Jigs Part 1: Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/J3HW/F8RPG5XR/FQGJ3HWF8RPG5XR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/J3HW/F8RPG5XR/FQGJ3HWF8RPG5XR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/J3HW/F8RPG5XR/FQGJ3HWF8RPG5XR.SMALL.jpg Pkranger88 For many of us, the cost of a table saw is too much just to be able to make long straight cuts in sheet lumber. If you buy a smaller table saw, you are actually creating a very dangerous situation as these are not meant to cut large pieces of lumber. What about space. A table saw is a space hog, ...
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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/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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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/
Ultimate Mobile Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/8LQC/IG2LVUVB/FS28LQCIG2LVUVB.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For those of us with small garages or workshops, or those who are unable to install permanent shelving and storage in their work spaces, it can be difficult to tackle ambitious projects that require larger materials and more room for maneuvering. That's where the Ultimate Mobile Workbench comes in....
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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/
How to Stitch your Panorama Photos with Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/D3NS/FOVWLX6N/F27D3NSFOVWLX6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/D3NS/FOVWLX6N/F27D3NSFOVWLX6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/D3NS/FOVWLX6N/F27D3NSFOVWLX6N.SMALL.jpg lukethebook333 In this Instructable, I will show you an easy way to stitch your panorama photos together with a program that came with your computer! Paint is a highly useful, yet extremely simple tool if you know how to use it. Let's begin. Take the Shot Now this will be the hardest part. If you can't take the...
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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/
How to crimp a Network Cable with a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/Y2UN/FMMCVGBO/FWCY2UNFMMCVGBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/Y2UN/FMMCVGBO/FWCY2UNFMMCVGBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/Y2UN/FMMCVGBO/FWCY2UNFMMCVGBO.SMALL.jpg cesarscavone The need is the mother of the creativity. As a Support Technician, many situations make me try some unusual ways to solve troubles. This one is a good sample, when I need to crimp a CAT5 network cable in a Bank here in Brazil, but I haven't my crimper tool with me. My Victorinox Tinker is always on ...
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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/
Leather Tooled Book Cover with Koi and Hibiscus! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YSUB/IEWNKJS7/FFYYSUBIEWNKJS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YSUB/IEWNKJS7/FFYYSUBIEWNKJS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/YSUB/IEWNKJS7/FFYYSUBIEWNKJS7.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Leather Tooled Book Cover with Koi and Hibiscus!Leather Tooling or Carving is giving 3D effects to Leather by cutting and stamping. It's such a cool art form!I want a giant leather mural to hang on the wall--like an old world map or something...My husband is very good at tooling leather. He's not a ...
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 08:53:58 PDT