Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:01:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Hot Glue Caulking Tube Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Caulking-Tube-Saver/
Hot Glue Caulking Tube Saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SMALL.jpg LoMac This idea came to me when I was putting trim on and refinishing my mom's staircase and was caulking the corners.I only used half a tube and didn't want to waste the rest. Earlier that day I was at the thrift store and found a beefy hot glue gun for a couple bucks. So I thought of using it to seal u...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:07:25 PDT
Pattern/Duplicating Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Pattern-Lathe/
Pattern/Duplicating Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/NYHG/IKFRVHIS/FCANYHGIKFRVHIS.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I needed to turn some plastic parts that were all the same (within reason) I didn't want to spend the money having them CNC turned and I didn't need that kind of accuracy anyway. I decided to build my own pattern lathe. This particular instructable is not so much to provide a step by step "how-to," ...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:33:31 PST
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dust-Extractor-Cover-for-My-Disc-Sander/
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi If your following this series this is part 3 of making a 12 inch 300mm disc sander,in this Instructable using the laminated "U" shape to make a hood for dust extraction. Cleaning up the back panel I laminated the shape of the disc and made the dust cover out of recycled materials and painted it g...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:54:14 PST
How to de-rust a tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-De-rust-a-Tool/
How to de-rust a tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T7VX/IKECOCZU/F0AT7VXIKECOCZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T7VX/IKECOCZU/F0AT7VXIKECOCZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/T7VX/IKECOCZU/F0AT7VXIKECOCZU.SMALL.jpg supercoolcat If you have rusty tools it is pain to use them and they just look unprofessional follow the steps and you will have a shiny and beautiful tool. Initial sanding Start by rubbing off the top layer of rust with a dry sponge. After you are done with this step you will have rust dust everwhere vacu...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 15:49:20 PST
Prepping and Polishing Tiny Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepping-and-Polishing-Tiny-Spaces/
Prepping and Polishing Tiny Spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/1LCN/IK7C1KUY/F391LCNIK7C1KUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/1LCN/IK7C1KUY/F391LCNIK7C1KUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/1LCN/IK7C1KUY/F391LCNIK7C1KUY.SMALL.jpg bfk The past few days have been exceptionally cold, so opening doors to sand blast a set of headers for my project car seemed unwise.I opted to prepare them for paint using the grinder wire / brush, bronze wool, emery cloth method. It was easy work up to the point where the gaps between pipes prevented...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 13:21:01 PST
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Drilling-Jig/
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I had a project where I needed to drill holes in a piece that I had turned on a lathe. The holes needed to be perpendicular to the axis, and spaced evenly at 120º increment. Admittedly, there are plenty of ways to accomplish this, but I wanted a tool that was adjustable, adaptable, and accurate. I b...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:08:52 PST
Tapping Holes Using a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Holes-Using-a-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 07:01:10 PST
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandling-Woodworking-Lathe-Chisels/
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you invest in a new lathe, they often come with a few basic chisels to get you started. More often than not, they get tossed into my 'seconds' toolbox with my mismatched driver sets, loose sockets and assorted other cast off tools, only to be forgotten, and potentially handed down to another ne...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:49:07 PST
Adjustable height foam block cutter with laser height guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Height-Foam-Block-Cutter/
Adjustable height foam block cutter with laser height guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/1AXB/IK8MWCR0/F1E1AXBIK8MWCR0.SMALL.jpg julienrl This hot-wire cutting jig is meant to cut long and even blocks of different but precise size. I made this to make the blocks that go between the studs in the walls of my garage\workshop because I was tired of the mess that cutting the blocks made (that and the problems uneven snapping caused).I must...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:54:27 PST
Hot wire cutter battery power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Cutter-Battery-Power-Supply/
Hot wire cutter battery power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/NHSH/IK8MVNZG/FRUNHSHIK8MVNZG.SMALL.jpg julienrl The basics of building a hot wire cutter (be it for foam, plastic, ice, or otherwise) are fairly simple. The goal here is to show how to build a precision power controller so that you can heat up just about any hot wire cutter to the exact temperature you need it. If you want a plugged in power supp...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:35:54 PST
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Cheap and Easy Shop Vac Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Shop-Vac-Connections/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:25:46 PST
(DUTCH) Wooden smartphone(iPhone6) tv + back led light http://www.instructables.com/id/DUTCH-Wooden-SmartphoneiPhone6-Tv-Back-Led-Light/
(DUTCH) Wooden smartphone(iPhone6) tv + back led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/V9XK/IK4AIKH8/FJJV9XKIK4AIKH8.SMALL.jpg FinalVersion ENGLISH: http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-SmartphoneiPhone6-Tv-Back-Led-Light/Het idee achter dit project is om nieuwe technologie te combineren met de styling van vroeger. Tijdens mijn keuzevak "making" heb ik de opdracht gekregen om een object te maken waarbij minimaal drie apparaten gebrui...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 04:52:47 PST
Corner Clamp - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-DIY/
Corner Clamp - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SMALL.jpg danthemakerman I made a corner clamp out of a couple of squares, some epoxy and a few screws. The idea here was to have something that I can use to clamp 90 degree angles with. I looked in to buying the 3D corner clamps but they were $30-$35 a pair. So instead I came up with this idea. The squares were $2.00 e...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:24:31 PST
How to make springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Springs/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:14:03 PST
Remove rust easily and effectively with salt and electricity. http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Rust-Easily-and-Effectively-With-Salt-and-E/
Remove rust easily and effectively with salt and electricity. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SMALL.jpg dominoeffect2000 Hello everyone, want to find out how to rid rust on your tools for cheap, easily and safely?This is a inexpensive, safe and interesting science experiment you should try on your tools to rid of rust Instead of using acid, Grinding or heavy wire brushing and loosing any steel. By using electrolysis t...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:44:33 PST
Laminating a cover for my disc sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminating-a-Cover-for-My-Disc-Sander/
Laminating a cover for my disc sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/X5H3/IJYUS4C1/F33X5H3IJYUS4C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/X5H3/IJYUS4C1/F33X5H3IJYUS4C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/X5H3/IJYUS4C1/F33X5H3IJYUS4C1.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi If your following this series this is part 2 of making a 12 inch 300mm disc sander,in this Instructable I'm laminating a "U" shaped Cowl to fit over the disc for dust extraction. The disc I've taken the faceplate of the disc and I'm using it has a former to bend the 2.5 X 50mm strips.I have screw...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:23:43 PST
Simulate Guitar String Tension for Fret Work http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulate-Guitar-String-Tension-for-Fret-Work/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 10:27:46 PST
Catch Small Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-Small-Parts/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 10:35:15 PST
Homemade Woodworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Woodworking-Lathe/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:49:22 PST
Rehandle a screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandle-a-Screwdriver/
Rehandle a screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4D7P/IJRFH95V/FR04D7PIJRFH95V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4D7P/IJRFH95V/FR04D7PIJRFH95V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/4D7P/IJRFH95V/FR04D7PIJRFH95V.SMALL.jpg makendo I dropped a crappy old screwdriver and the brittle handle broke. I was about to throw it out when I realized I'd used that tool for decades and the blade and shaft were still just fine, and it would be more in keeping with my making philosophy to spend an hour or two to craft a new handle. This is t...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:56:05 PST
Improved Band Saw Circle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Band-Saw-Circle-Cutting-Jig/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 14:42:05 PST
DIY Box for storing electronic componenets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Box-for-Storing-Electronic-Componenets/
DIY Box for storing electronic componenets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/AIF8/IJQNXTQR/F14AIF8IJQNXTQR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/AIF8/IJQNXTQR/F14AIF8IJQNXTQR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/AIF8/IJQNXTQR/F14AIF8IJQNXTQR.SMALL.jpg tonydaal Simple Box for storing electroinc components. Equipments Two different sized boxes cutter ,and some glue Cut the top of the smaller box to fit in to the large box. And cut all the sides of the box. Make marks on the board and cut it into pieces. we can make any type of slots but in this p...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 06:02:26 PST
2x4 Wusak Woodworker's Ultimate Swiss Army Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Wusak-Woodworkers-Ultimate-Swiss-Army-Knife/
2x4 Wusak Woodworker's Ultimate Swiss Army Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/1QM8/IJOMU7EL/FSL1QM8IJOMU7EL.SMALL.jpg myrmac I was born in Switzerland and as boy I was told : "Real boys always have a knife and string in their pocket!" I like pocket knives and collect them. The "SwissChamp"can be considered Victorinox's current masterpiece. Consisting of 8 tool layers containing almost every tool. But still not the ones s...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:28:50 PST
Self-Marking Tape Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Marking-Tape-Measure/
Self-Marking Tape Measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/NONS/IJORUEYF/FHONONSIJORUEYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/NONS/IJORUEYF/FHONONSIJORUEYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/NONS/IJORUEYF/FHONONSIJORUEYF.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins The Self-Marking Tape Measure a is tape measure and a marking unit all in one. When marking a measurement traditionally, sometimes it feels like you need a third hand. Whether you are measuring and marking your wall to hang a painting, or finishing your final measurements on that weekend project; wi...
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:10:18 PST
Grabando Metales Con Bicarbonato - Metal Etching With Baking Soda http://www.instructables.com/id/Grabando-Metales-Con-Bicarbonato-Metal-Etching-Wit/
Grabando Metales Con Bicarbonato - Metal Etching With Baking Soda - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/EKJ6/IJOMRBVE/F7SEKJ6IJOMRBVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/EKJ6/IJOMRBVE/F7SEKJ6IJOMRBVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/EKJ6/IJOMRBVE/F7SEKJ6IJOMRBVE.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas En esta ocación grabaremos una pieza de metal mediante electrolisis, solo necesitamos un poco de bocarbonato y un transformador DC de 12V y 200mA Trasnformador DC para este proyecto solo necesitamosUn transformador DC de 12V y unos 200mA Un poco de bicarbonato de sodio.cinta/tapeUna pieza de meta...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:03:00 PST
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Divider-for-Perfect-Miters/
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/8R9S/IJOLNMCK/FEB8R9SIJOLNMCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/8R9S/IJOLNMCK/FEB8R9SIJOLNMCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/8R9S/IJOLNMCK/FEB8R9SIJOLNMCK.SMALL.jpg Phil B In 1903 Stanley Tools patented their No. 30 Angle Divider. It accurately divides an inside corner* angle for transferring the correct miter angle to your saw. This is especially useful for installing baseboard molding where corners in homes are seldom an exact 90 degrees.The photo shows my facsimile...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:29:29 PST
Historic Wooden Toothing Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toothing-Plane-Restoration/
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:29:15 PST
De-Rust Your Old Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/De-Rust-Your-Old-Table-Saw/
De-Rust Your Old Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/A0ZC/IJOMPOHP/FTJA0ZCIJOMPOHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/A0ZC/IJOMPOHP/FTJA0ZCIJOMPOHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/A0ZC/IJOMPOHP/FTJA0ZCIJOMPOHP.SMALL.jpg jimustanguitar I purchased an old rusty table saw from the local classifieds. It was a great deal, but it was very rusty - rusty enough that it was hard to use and desperately needed help. Here's how you can remove the rust from your old table saw and give it a new lease on life as a useful tool! Cut the Rust T...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 22:06:46 PST
Work-frame from a kitchen table frame - the workbench built around what's NOT there! http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-frame-From-a-Kitchen-Table-Frame-the-Workbenc/
Work-frame from a kitchen table frame - the workbench built around what's NOT there! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/9N04/IJIX40GX/FDL9N04IJIX40GX.SMALL.jpg montana mindsmith Intro - The goal of this project was to build a functional, ergonomic workbench from a thrown away kitchen table frame and the materials, bits and pieces and assortment of parts I already had in my shop. No money was spent on getting new materials - I already had these things, other than the salvag...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 23:26:50 PST
$1 Socket Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Socket-Tray/
$1 Socket Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/S1DG/IJIZ4R5J/FXQS1DGIJIZ4R5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/S1DG/IJIZ4R5J/FXQS1DGIJIZ4R5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/S1DG/IJIZ4R5J/FXQS1DGIJIZ4R5J.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers I received some large metric impact sockets for Christmas. The packaging that they came in wasn't suitable to be used as normal tool storage because it was very difficult to get the sockets off of the packaging. I also didn't want the heavy sockets just rolling around in the drawer of my toolbox. I ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:04:34 PST
Make a workbench fan from an old microwave oven exhaust fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Workbench-Fan-From-an-Old-Microwave-Oven-Ex/
Make a workbench fan from an old microwave oven exhaust fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VSVU/IJHJSBMG/FDPVSVUIJHJSBMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VSVU/IJHJSBMG/FDPVSVUIJHJSBMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VSVU/IJHJSBMG/FDPVSVUIJHJSBMG.SMALL.jpg psdhowto I always like to salvage usable parts off of things before I recycle them. So when replacing a microwave oven, I salvaged the fan and starter capacitor.I found this two-speed fan to be quite-powerful (300-400 cfm), and directional. Which gave me the idea of making a fan for my workbench that blew ac...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:48:22 PST
Turning wood turning tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Wood-Turning-Tools/
Turning wood turning tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft If you are interested in taking up wood turning or if you already turn and want more tools because more tools means more possibilities. In this instructable I will show you how to make: a 3 point tool, a circle skew and a round profile scraper. Some of these tools are available commercially, some ar...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:40:48 PST
Stainless Steel Flask Turned Into Awesome Sandblaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Stainless-Steel-Flask-Turned-Into-Awesome-Sandblas/
Stainless Steel Flask Turned Into Awesome Sandblaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FW0X/IJG01VZF/FHTFW0XIJG01VZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FW0X/IJG01VZF/FHTFW0XIJG01VZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FW0X/IJG01VZF/FHTFW0XIJG01VZF.SMALL.jpg NormanV1 From Flask to Sandblaster in 20 minutes. What you'll need I've been wanting to build my own sandblaster for ages, for glass frosting etc. The commercially available ones are quite expensive and do not meet expectations in most cases.I discovered an old unused Stainless Steel flask in the back of...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:22:24 PST
Extracting a broken threading tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Extracting-a-Broken-Threading-Tap/
Extracting a broken threading tap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MQLA/IJBPM6QN/F42MQLAIJBPM6QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MQLA/IJBPM6QN/F42MQLAIJBPM6QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/MQLA/IJBPM6QN/F42MQLAIJBPM6QN.SMALL.jpg qthurtle While tapping an M4 (4mm) thread in a 10mm aluminium alloy plate, the tap snapped off. I tried a few methods of removing it, but without success - apart from the difficulty of gripping such a tiny tap in any way (cutting a slot, sliding wires down the flutes, etc), the tap seemed to be very firmly s...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:28:17 PST
photobooth macro photobucket using a webcam (no camera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Photobooth-Macro-Photobucket-Using-a-Webcam-no-Cam/
photobooth macro photobucket using a webcam (no camera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/GQU9/IJEKKEZY/FA9GQU9IJEKKEZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/GQU9/IJEKKEZY/FA9GQU9IJEKKEZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/GQU9/IJEKKEZY/FA9GQU9IJEKKEZY.SMALL.jpg miniaturesofmonterey Yes, I know this looks like "it can't be this simple"...Where are the cameras, batteries, backdrops, tripods, camera mounts, focus techniques, expensive lights, reflectors, diffusers, big boxes, long construction times, cost and swear words trying to get things to work right??Can you say, "iconoclas...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 07:56:36 PST
How to Disassemble, Clean, Lubricate, and Reassemble a Remington 1100/1187 Model Autoloading Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disassemble-Clean-Lubricate-and-Reassemble-/
How to Disassemble, Clean, Lubricate, and Reassemble a Remington 1100/1187 Model Autoloading Shotgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SMALL.jpg Neolax24 This series is to demonstrate how to properly and fully dismantle, clean, lubricate, and reassemble an automatic gas-operated shotgun. For this example, I will be using a Remington 1100 model, which is basically just the older version of the Remington 1187. If you are using a different model or bran...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:37:41 PST
Easy Lockpicking Tools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Lockpicking-Tools/
Easy Lockpicking Tools! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CEXS/IJ7WO8VV/FWXCEXSIJ7WO8VV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CEXS/IJ7WO8VV/FWXCEXSIJ7WO8VV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/CEXS/IJ7WO8VV/FWXCEXSIJ7WO8VV.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hola amigos! hoy voy a enseñarles a fabricar unas herramientas para abrir cualquier candado o cerradura de tambor con solo un limpia parabrisas. Desmontando el limpia parabrisas Lo primero que debemos hacer es desarmar el limpia parabrisas, para eso debemos quitarle el burlete de goma, y luego ex...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:18:45 PST
Magnetic Soft Jaws For Your Vise (Using Silicone Adhesive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Soft-Jaws-for-Your-Vise-Using-Silicone-Ad/
Magnetic Soft Jaws For Your Vise (Using Silicone Adhesive) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/3C0O/IJQNYPPV/FU53C0OIJQNYPPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/3C0O/IJQNYPPV/FU53C0OIJQNYPPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/3C0O/IJQNYPPV/FU53C0OIJQNYPPV.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 I was recently given a very old vise from my grandpa, I started using it, And for most projects, It's an amazing must have tool!The problem with vises is that they have serrated jaws, Which are very aggressive and can leave marks on your work, Whether it's Wood, Metal, Or anything else.After looking...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 01:09:15 PST
Easy Build Clamp Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Build-Clamp-Rack/
Easy Build Clamp Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/74UW/IJ6CEN80/FRE74UWIJ6CEN80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/74UW/IJ6CEN80/FRE74UWIJ6CEN80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/74UW/IJ6CEN80/FRE74UWIJ6CEN80.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi How to make a simple clamp rack. When you have a small shop like mine we have to use every bit of wall space available so I built this simple clamp rack behind my Drill Station. I make a horizontal clamp rack by cutting down a 2x4 and drilling 1/2 inch holes at an angle to except 4 x 1/2 inch dowe...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 02:59:06 PST
DIY XXL Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-XXL-Compass/
DIY XXL Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/08I3/IJ644PKJ/FHN08I3IJ644PKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/08I3/IJ644PKJ/FHN08I3IJ644PKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/08I3/IJ644PKJ/FHN08I3IJ644PKJ.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hey,In this Instructable, I will show you how to build your own workshop compass from leftover wood. Materials and Tools MaterialsLeftover wood.Metal screw and bolt.A pencil.ToolsJigsaw.Drill+Drill bits.A pen.Measuring tape.Ruler.A carving blade.A hammer. Design and cut Draw and cut the 2 arms...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:57:17 PST
DIY Finishing Sander Rubber Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Finishing-Sander-Rubber-Pad/
DIY Finishing Sander Rubber Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WVU8/IJ5TX5YH/FIFWVU8IJ5TX5YH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WVU8/IJ5TX5YH/FIFWVU8IJ5TX5YH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/WVU8/IJ5TX5YH/FIFWVU8IJ5TX5YH.SMALL.jpg Hashem_Mehyar This makita 9035 finishing sander is really old and have participated in great projects with my dad and me.i believe this tool is +30 years old, and it is still in great working condition, and still has the original brushes, but the pad has reached the end of its life, it's not producing similar we...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 11:41:39 PST
How to Drill Holes in a Glass Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drill-Holes-in-a-Glass-Bottle/
How to Drill Holes in a Glass Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GCO8/IJ0A767Q/F67GCO8IJ0A767Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GCO8/IJ0A767Q/F67GCO8IJ0A767Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GCO8/IJ0A767Q/F67GCO8IJ0A767Q.SMALL.jpg Jack Houweling Does drilling in glass seem difficult?Do you have a project or craft that requires you to drill glass?With some basic tools and setup drilling glass is not that difficult. The most important part is using the correct bit. The bit has to be harder than the glass. Never drill tempered glass and remem...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 22:30:56 PST
Glass Cutter by Kreat0r http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Cutter-by-Kreat0r/
Glass Cutter by Kreat0r - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/AHMO/IIW421ON/FF5AHMOIIW421ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/AHMO/IIW421ON/FF5AHMOIIW421ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/AHMO/IIW421ON/FF5AHMOIIW421ON.SMALL.jpg Kreat0r Hello, a while ago, I saw an Instructable for a glass cutting jig, but it looked a bit limited in the choice of bottles it could cut,and in its stability. so I decided to improve on it.Here is the result. Materials and tools Scrap and leftover wood..a bottle.Glass cutter blade.Jig saw.Electric Dr...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 13:00:58 PST
Sharpie Drafting Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpie-Drafting-Compass/
Sharpie Drafting Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/C0QD/IIUMGTCC/F1KC0QDIIUMGTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/C0QD/IIUMGTCC/F1KC0QDIIUMGTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/C0QD/IIUMGTCC/F1KC0QDIIUMGTCC.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov When working with metal and plastic, it is sometimes necessary to draw circles before cutting, sawing, etc. The normal way to do this is to use a drafting compass, but normal compasses won't necessarily leave a mark in some materials.Sharpies are great for marking those hard-to-mark materials, but I...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:12:42 PST
2in1 bench pin with vise http://www.instructables.com/id/2in1-Bench-Pin-With-Vise/
2in1 bench pin with vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DWEL/IIM1U7ZQ/FK4DWELIIM1U7ZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DWEL/IIM1U7ZQ/FK4DWELIIM1U7ZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/DWEL/IIM1U7ZQ/FK4DWELIIM1U7ZQ.SMALL.jpg maKACS My relatively new hobby is to make small parts or decorations for my classical guitar and make jewels for my wife. So the jewelers saw became an essential tool. But I don't have a bench pin, so I needed one. Cheap to buy one, but I wanted to make my own.There are many types and designs out in the wi...
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:52:57 PST
Wooden precision mini router base for rotary tool (with cardboard prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mini-Router-Base-for-Rotary-Tool-with-Cardb/
Wooden precision mini router base for rotary tool (with cardboard prototype) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3RMI/IIM1ULLK/FOT3RMIIIM1ULLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3RMI/IIM1ULLK/FOT3RMIIIM1ULLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3RMI/IIM1ULLK/FOT3RMIIIM1ULLK.SMALL.jpg maKACS I have a Dremel like rotary tool and I wanted a mini router base for it. It can be bought from Dremel or Stewmac e.g. http://www.dremel.com/en-us/Tools/Pages/ToolDetail...http://www.stewmac.com/Luthier_Tools/Tools_by_Job/...but I decided to make one. Made an initial research and found some good and ...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 14:57:12 PST
DIY Nail puller / remover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nail-Puller-Remover/
DIY Nail puller / remover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/3YPG/IIJKXD89/FED3YPGIIJKXD89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/3YPG/IIJKXD89/FED3YPGIIJKXD89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/3YPG/IIJKXD89/FED3YPGIIJKXD89.SMALL.jpg wavegm Lately I've been working a lot with recycled wood (from wood boxes or pallets), and found it to be a great source for many DIY projects. during the wood preparation of the wood pieces, there's an annoying task which is to remove nails - some time the head of the nail is broken, and some times you ne...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:39:13 PST
How to Make an Extremely Useful PVC Overhead Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Extremely-Useful-PVC-Overhead-Camer/
How to Make an Extremely Useful PVC Overhead Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/YJHH/IIJL06HP/FUOYJHHIIJL06HP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/YJHH/IIJL06HP/FUOYJHHIIJL06HP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/YJHH/IIJL06HP/FUOYJHHIIJL06HP.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove PVC Overhead Camera Mount Rig Slider StabilizerHave you ever tried to make a video only to keep bumping into or having to constantly move the tripod? We have had to deal with this issue with many of our videos and I finally had enough. So I built an overhead camera mount for future use. In the pro...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 10:03:10 PST