Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking - metal - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:54:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 metal rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rose/
metal rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/DWI5/ISCADCAT/F7YDWI5ISCADCAT.SMALL.jpg my wookie ive been making these for a little over a year now and blacksmiths, copper smiths, and tin smiths alike have been using this method for hundreds of years. I think im ready to share them on here finaly Materials the name "rose metal products" is just a coincidence as far as i knowremember you don...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:32:31 PDT
CNC Machining: Tips and Tricks http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Machining-Tips-and-Tricks/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:19:02 PDT
Bed to Bench - Metal version http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-to-Bench-Metal-Version/
Bed to Bench - Metal version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop Taking a piece of old furniture and re-purposing it into something useful again is very rewarding, especially when there's emotion tied to it. This was a fun project and to the client a special one. Enjoy. Decide on a design A friend of mine asked me if I could make a bench from a metal bed frame...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:04 PDT
Homemade Combat knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Combat-Knife-1/
Homemade Combat knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/MNDR/IRXTOADW/FDRMNDRIRXTOADW.SMALL.jpg jai2hanuman Hello & warm welcome to instructables community & My All Friends.......This is my second metal working project on instructables. I often do very less projects regarding metal working but thanks to the instructables community who is always encourage their participants to try to do something new and i...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:12:06 PDT
How to Make an Electric Foundry For Metal Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Electric-Foundry-From-Metal-Casting/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 04:00:01 PDT
Simple Copper Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Copper-Cuff/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:04:12 PDT
Habaki Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Habaki-Making/
Habaki Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/EHEH/IRXSTJKG/FPSEHEHIRXSTJKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/EHEH/IRXSTJKG/FPSEHEHIRXSTJKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/EHEH/IRXSTJKG/FPSEHEHIRXSTJKG.SMALL.jpg Xexos Okay, today I will be showing you all how to make a habaki! Before I get into the actual process, I'd like to do a little overview on what a habaki actually is.Okay, so a habaki is basically a little copper collar that is used on many japanese knives. It's purpose is mainly to hold the wooden tsuka ...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:49:48 PDT
Coloring Copper with Colored Pencils http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-Copper-With-Colored-Pencils/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 11:44:49 PDT
Workshop Chair with Air Compressor from scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Chair-With-Air-Compressor-From-Scrap/
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:35:53 PDT
Salt & Vinegar Patina http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Vinegar-Patina/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 05:01:05 PDT
Etch / Tattoo a Knife or Skate Blade in 5 Min http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Tattoo-a-Knife-or-Skate-Blade-in-5-Min/
Etch / Tattoo a Knife or Skate Blade in 5 Min - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6E57/IRHV6ARS/FHO6E57IRHV6ARS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6E57/IRHV6ARS/FHO6E57IRHV6ARS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6E57/IRHV6ARS/FHO6E57IRHV6ARS.SMALL.jpg -Selfmade- AhoiThis is the most simple method to tattoo a blade (steel in general) permanently. Durable and willnot even take 15 minutes. Here we go! Tools and material I own a laser engraver, so making the stencils is easy, BUT you can do the same with a sharp knifeor a razor-blade. You need a REAL sharp k...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 07:47:15 PDT
Steel Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Marking-Gauge/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 05:51:35 PDT
Make Magnetic Vases from Silverware http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Magnetic-Vases-From-Silverware/
Make Magnetic Vases from Silverware - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F4YH/IR5MRF8X/FAVF4YHIR5MRF8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F4YH/IR5MRF8X/FAVF4YHIR5MRF8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/F4YH/IR5MRF8X/FAVF4YHIR5MRF8X.SMALL.jpg M3G I always seem to circle back to silverware in my projects. Maybe it's because I still have a massive amount of it lying around, or maybe it's because I love the unique patterns and designs. Whatever the reason, I'm glad I do. It gives me the opportunity to create things I wouldn't normally make, suc...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:05:23 PDT
Camp fire skewers for SMORES CONES! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Fire-Skewers-for-SMORES-CONES/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:51:38 PDT
Metal Truss Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Truss-Platform/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:05:23 PDT
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Awl-2-Ways/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:57:19 PDT
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Bucket-Attachment-Point-Lets-Lift-Heavy-St/
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SMALL.jpg doozer_not_fraggle You paid WHAT for that tractor, and it doesn't even have a decent attachment point for lifting random farm stuff?!?!?Are you a tractor owner, and find yourself wanting to hook a chain onto something huge and lift it, only to find the shoddy folks in accounting at the tractor company decided to save ...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:36:47 PDT
Craft Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Brake/
Craft Brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/0U29/IQYSXQFF/FAU0U29IQYSXQFF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/0U29/IQYSXQFF/FAU0U29IQYSXQFF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/0U29/IQYSXQFF/FAU0U29IQYSXQFF.SMALL.jpg Nick70587 This is a simple, low-cost (almost free) craft brake i built for small metal craft projects and whenever i need to modify parts of other projects. I used it to recreate the copper lantern shown in the intro picture. It can handle up to 22 gauge galvanized steel and still make a clean brake.It was ...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:42:17 PDT
Laser Marking Samurai Swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Marking-Samurai-Swords/
Laser Marking Samurai Swords - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada Check out how we mark 2 Samurai Swords with the Hattori Hanzo logo from the film Kill Bill! We use a CO2 laser on one sword, and a Fiber laser on the other with the same machine to demonstrate the Speedy 300 flexx's amazing ability. Converting the logo to black and white Find the Hattori Hanzo lo...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:15:39 PDT
Metal Wire Toothless http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Wire-Toothless/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:23:21 PDT
The Metal Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Metal-Snake/
The Metal Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SMALL.jpg jesseben A very cool metal snake for your desk. What you need Wire of your choice, side cutters, pliers, a hammer that is flat on the bottom, a glove, a hard surface to hit against, and a grinder. Cut the wire Cut the wire 9 to 12 inches long. Make the wire as straight as possible. Bend to your...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:49:32 PDT
Simple Forge From Red House Bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Forge-From-Red-House-Bricks/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:21:24 PDT
Retro Metal Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Metal-Coffee-Table/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:15:23 PDT
Metal Star Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Star-Puzzle/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 20:14:11 PDT
Jewelry Wire 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Wire-101/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:38 PDT
The Picapow - hammering in style http://www.instructables.com/id/Raging-Rooster-the-Hammer-Revisited/
The Picapow - hammering in style - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/SRB6/IRG4IQOT/FNDSRB6IRG4IQOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/SRB6/IRG4IQOT/FNDSRB6IRG4IQOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/SRB6/IRG4IQOT/FNDSRB6IRG4IQOT.SMALL.jpg bricobart Sometimes it's good to think about things. Concepts. Uses. Designs. Habits.Questions are powerful tools. Questions are pioneers. Questions are the trigger of every project. There. Are. No. Stupid. Questions.A few months ago I started thinking about the most common tool in every toolbox.The hammer. J...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:04:56 PDT
Faux Keying Around http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Keying-Around/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:37:24 PDT
Wood and Metal Map Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Metal-Map-Wall-Decoration/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 06:54:22 PDT
DIY Folding Knife With Button Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Folding-Knife-With-Button-Lock/
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Sun, 12 Jun 2016 13:09:51 PDT
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Working-Steampunk-Hammer-From-Reclaimed-Nai/
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SMALL.jpg timsway I jokingly call my large jar of bent, reclaimed nails my "retirement fund." Sometimes I dip into the bank to make stuff, like this ironic hammer.I made it for a local art exhibit and it came out better than I expected, so I thought I'd share. Watch the video and read along ;-) Sort, bend and weld!...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 09:57:34 PDT
Repurpose old wheels into an awesome spinning table! http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurpose-Old-Wheels-Into-an-Awesome-Spinning-Tabl/
Repurpose old wheels into an awesome spinning table! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/RVMR/IOVPP5OV/FITRVMRIOVPP5OV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/RVMR/IOVPP5OV/FITRVMRIOVPP5OV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/RVMR/IOVPP5OV/FITRVMRIOVPP5OV.SMALL.jpg man-after-Gods-own-heart Finding a table to match the wagon wheel Bench I made proved to be near impossible, so I decided since I could not find one I would make one! I located two wagon wheels at the local flea market for $20. *I am new to welding and have only done it maybe 4 times supervised.. this time I did it on my ow...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 11:04:07 PDT
Aluminium Milling http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminium-Milling/
Aluminium Milling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/XN09/IOO5KPFL/FE9XN09IOO5KPFL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/XN09/IOO5KPFL/FE9XN09IOO5KPFL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/XN09/IOO5KPFL/FE9XN09IOO5KPFL.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce I have been building a funky bike shed that I call a Bike Wardrobe and I needed to mill a slot in some 5mm thick aluminium sheeting for the locking throw bolt.A quick search on YouTube taught me how to do it and I was amazed at achieving this for the very first time!Come with me and I will show you ...
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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:05:01 PDT
Supreme Mobile Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Supreme-Mobile-Welding-Table/
Supreme Mobile Welding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/8SZQ/IOKN9RG7/FL68SZQIOKN9RG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/8SZQ/IOKN9RG7/FL68SZQIOKN9RG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/8SZQ/IOKN9RG7/FL68SZQIOKN9RG7.SMALL.jpg daveofwar Decided to diversify my building creativity by learning to weld last year. Working with wood my whole life I was eager and curious to learn how to weld. With lots of trial and error, YouTube and stubbornness I'm starting to get the hang of it. I got the idea for this table because I do not have a ga...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 09:45:23 PDT
Simple Industrial Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Industrial-Pencil-Holder/
Simple Industrial Pencil Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/OTKY/IO25CW3G/F1XOTKYIO25CW3G.SMALL.jpg M3G While I was away at university I didn't have many opportunities to use my tools. As a result, my skills got pretty rusty. I designed this project to be a refresher of sorts, to allow me to become re-accustomed to my workshop. It's nice and simple to make, and doesn't take much time at all. What Yo...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 07:18:59 PDT
Coin Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Ring-3/
Coin Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9E2M/INI7RX8U/FT69E2MINI7RX8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9E2M/INI7RX8U/FT69E2MINI7RX8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/9E2M/INI7RX8U/FT69E2MINI7RX8U.SMALL.jpg geekbuilders You can make a custom ring out of most coins with less than a $50 investment in some tools. You can make one form start to finish in about an hour after your are familiar enough with the process and then you can make them for family, friends, or even sell them for a good profit. Tools you will nee...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 22:57:11 PDT
Anodize Titanium http://www.instructables.com/id/Anodize-Titanium-1/
Anodize Titanium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/FS41/IN4TQVB5/FIHFS41IN4TQVB5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/FS41/IN4TQVB5/FIHFS41IN4TQVB5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/FS41/IN4TQVB5/FIHFS41IN4TQVB5.SMALL.jpg amyschlosser In this Instructable, learn how to anodize titanium objects at home. The process is fairly quick and simple, but you will need to do a little legwork to get the right supplies before you can start. Gather Supplies 1. Power Supply: In order to have full control of the voltage, we used a 120V power...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:34:00 PDT
Razor Blade Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Batarang/
Razor Blade Batarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/8GBA/IMW96JU0/F6P8GBAIMW96JU0.SMALL.jpg jkimm7 This project utilizes old razor blades and turns them into miniature Batarangs! At little to no cost, this is an easy afternoon project. Things you will need You will need-Old box cutter razor blade-Dremel tool with cutting wheel and Sanding Drum-Pliers-Sharpie-Some form of a butane torch-Vegetab...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:35:43 PDT
Giant Batarang http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Batarang/
Giant Batarang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/Y7Y0/IMTGG9SS/FQZY7Y0IMTGG9SS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/Y7Y0/IMTGG9SS/FQZY7Y0IMTGG9SS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/Y7Y0/IMTGG9SS/FQZY7Y0IMTGG9SS.SMALL.jpg The Nerd Lab What would Batman do without his batarang? The Batarang is one of Batman's essential weapons, so why not make an enormous Batarang out of scrap metal lying around the shop? Find Your Materials As a great maker knows, you need supplies to make a project. Here are the supplies for this project that...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 20:02:46 PDT
Fabricate a Bottle Opener From Metal Offcut http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabricate-a-Bottle-Opener-From-Metal-Offcut/
Fabricate a Bottle Opener From Metal Offcut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/4AD6/IJHHO4EJ/FRJ4AD6IJHHO4EJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/4AD6/IJHHO4EJ/FRJ4AD6IJHHO4EJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/4AD6/IJHHO4EJ/FRJ4AD6IJHHO4EJ.SMALL.jpg makergeek If you would like to watch a video of me fabricating this bottle opener you can find one on my youtube channel here:This requires 6 small pieces of metal, which I cut from an off cut.You will require:1 - dremel (or generic rotary tool) with cut off wheel2 - Welder3 - drill4 - paint.Option - bench gr...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:00:00 PST
Low Cost Foundry/forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Foundryforge/
Low Cost Foundry/forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/1LLE/II7PH5VD/FGK1LLEII7PH5VD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/1LLE/II7PH5VD/FGK1LLEII7PH5VD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/1LLE/II7PH5VD/FGK1LLEII7PH5VD.SMALL.jpg chaotech creations This is my design for a metal melting foundry that also works as a forge. Materials needed: 1 old beat up standard propane tank Portland cement Silica sand Wood ashPerlite (not vermiculite) Fireclay External parts:Forge burner------ I used the burner from this instructablehttp://www.instructables.co...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 14:43:18 PST
Add a Bending Computer to an Analog 3-in-1 Sheet Metal Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Bending-Computer-to-an-Analog-3-in-1-Sheet-M/
Add a Bending Computer to an Analog 3-in-1 Sheet Metal Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/KEV8/IJ8UZ9BI/F9DKEV8IJ8UZ9BI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/KEV8/IJ8UZ9BI/F9DKEV8IJ8UZ9BI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/KEV8/IJ8UZ9BI/F9DKEV8IJ8UZ9BI.SMALL.jpg dailytlj This instructable is about using a digital level (or digital level app) to make repeatable bends with a finger brake. I was working with the Baileigh 3-in-1 shear/brake/roll machine at Instructables’ Pier 9 Workshop, but I think this should work with any similar machine. For a great general intro to...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:26:40 PST
Keys Pocket Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Keys-Pocket-Clip/
Keys Pocket Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/R1EN/IIXHE7BT/FARR1ENIIXHE7BT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/R1EN/IIXHE7BT/FARR1ENIIXHE7BT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/R1EN/IIXHE7BT/FARR1ENIIXHE7BT.SMALL.jpg Kilroy95 I like having my keys in an easily accessible spot and I found an idea on bladehq.com and thought it was cool. so made a tutorial on how to make one. the clip keeps your keys at the top of your pocket so you can easily grab and go. this project is simple but it took longer than I was expecting becau...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 15:03:11 PST
Knife and wood sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-and-wood-sheath/
Knife and wood sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QGWR/IHKYIZRJ/F65QGWRIHKYIZRJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QGWR/IHKYIZRJ/F65QGWRIHKYIZRJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/QGWR/IHKYIZRJ/F65QGWRIHKYIZRJ.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone,I had been wanting to make a knife for a long time but hadn't for lack of material (i.e. good steel), tools and time. I needed a combination of the three and I reached that sweet spot when I found a piece of steel at work that looked promising and realized I could spend the whole weeken...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 14:32:00 PST
How to protect and seal unpainted mild steel. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-protect-and-seal-unpainted-mild-steel/
How to protect and seal unpainted mild steel. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MD79/IH877QOV/F80MD79IH877QOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MD79/IH877QOV/F80MD79IH877QOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MD79/IH877QOV/F80MD79IH877QOV.SMALL.jpg jmiera How to protect mild or non stainless steel if you want to keep the raw metal look on your furniture. Making metal furniture. I started this project some time ago when I wanted to build an entertainment center out of wood and metal for that industrial look. building it was a lot of fun and a great...
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:56:57 PST
Spun Steel and Waterjet Cut Sculpture #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Spun-Steel-and-Waterjet-Cut-Sculpture-2/
Spun Steel and Waterjet Cut Sculpture #2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/UX1P/IGQU3WPF/FLPUX1PIGQU3WPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/UX1P/IGQU3WPF/FLPUX1PIGQU3WPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/UX1P/IGQU3WPF/FLPUX1PIGQU3WPF.SMALL.jpg albertdicruttalo This is a sculpture that I designed and built during my residency at the Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop. The piece was inspired by the examination of how molecules are held together by covalent bonds. If you'd like to re-visit some high school chemistry lessons, here's a Wikipedia entry on covalent bonds,...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 08:52:50 PST
Mini Fireplace http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Fireplace-1/
Mini Fireplace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/3O7D/IGIBNEDI/FT53O7DIGIBNEDI.SMALL.jpg Bebo1021 I decided I was going to make this one day, then I thought hey, why don't I make an instructable for it? So here it is!P.S this is my first instructable. Please comment if you make it! Also please Comment if I should post an instructable for an awesome battle hammer that I made! Materials/Tools ...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 13:51:04 PDT
Polished Metal with Flour??? http://www.instructables.com/id/Polished-Metal-with-Flour/
Polished Metal with Flour??? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WMKN/IGCJORZC/FRPWMKNIGCJORZC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WMKN/IGCJORZC/FRPWMKNIGCJORZC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/WMKN/IGCJORZC/FRPWMKNIGCJORZC.SMALL.jpg Jedi_zombie85 Welcome to another InstructableThis is more of a help guide, as for a while now ive been building my VR6 (mk3 golf 2.8) and have been looking to clean up the engine bay and polish up some parts, Anyone who has done metal polishing previously will know the suffering that this job requires but the res...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2015 03:48:18 PDT
Cord Keeping CRAB http://www.instructables.com/id/Cord-Keeping-CRAB/
Cord Keeping CRAB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/3M7B/IF602JAH/F2U3M7BIF602JAH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/3M7B/IF602JAH/F2U3M7BIF602JAH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/3M7B/IF602JAH/F2U3M7BIF602JAH.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng A few years ago I thought of about making a little crab to hold my charging cords. It's been a little sketch in my notebook until today. For safety's sake I made a magnetic base. If something (or someone) falls on it, the crab falls right over. The crab is made from 22 gage steel, 16 gage steel wire...
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Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:34:24 PDT
One heat tong blank http://www.instructables.com/id/One-heat-tong-blank/
One heat tong blank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VP30/IE6H99D9/FJ1VP30IE6H99D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VP30/IE6H99D9/FJ1VP30IE6H99D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/VP30/IE6H99D9/FJ1VP30IE6H99D9.SMALL.jpg TechnicusJoe In this instructible I would like to demonstrate how to forge a blank for one half of a pair of tongs in one forging heat. This means, heating it up just once to forge the blank, which can be forged into the desired type of tongs one needsThe goal is to learn and see how to forge tongs efficiently, ...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2015 07:09:53 PDT
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this instructable all the same as there may be other novices out there that want to give it a go and are not sure where to start - and since I have researched the...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT