Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:22:29 PST BLOX v1.01 Wooden Arbor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Arbor/
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:57:25 PST
Up-cycled Power Drill and Bits Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-Power-Drill-and-Bits-Holder/
Up-cycled Power Drill and Bits Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/H4VZ/JB3ZR3HX/FUEH4VZJB3ZR3HX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/H4VZ/JB3ZR3HX/FUEH4VZJB3ZR3HX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/H4VZ/JB3ZR3HX/FUEH4VZJB3ZR3HX.SMALL.jpg RishinderR In this tutorial, we'll see how we can use an old piece of wood and plywood board to make a wall mounted drill machine & bits holder. There are many nice tutorials out there that teach the same concept but all have some subtle differences, which you'll figure out after going through. Overview For...
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:37:28 PST
USB Foam Cutter (PVC) - Hot Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Foam-Cutter-PVC-Hot-Wire/
USB Foam Cutter (PVC) - Hot Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/WW05/JB3ZOJXP/F49WW05JB3ZOJXP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/WW05/JB3ZOJXP/F49WW05JB3ZOJXP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F49/WW05/JB3ZOJXP/F49WW05JB3ZOJXP.SMALL.jpg Olivier Iserbyt Cutting PS foam with a knife can be a pain in the ass. Little balls everywhere and no clean cuts. Using a hot-wire to cut the foam is so much easier and effective. The theory is simple. You drive a current through a metal wire which will heat up and be able to cut the foam. For this project I will u...
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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:28:11 PST
DIY Helping Hands for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Helping-Hands-for-Soldering-1/
DIY Helping Hands for Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/J3SG/JB3ZN37T/F1RJ3SGJB3ZN37T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/J3SG/JB3ZN37T/F1RJ3SGJB3ZN37T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/J3SG/JB3ZN37T/F1RJ3SGJB3ZN37T.SMALL.jpg mahuja Hello everyone! This build that I'm gonna be doing today came out of a need for either a circuit vise or helping hands to build and test DIY circuits. I had access to one at a local makerspace, but I needed one of my own so that I could do some tinkering at my home as well.I checked the price online...
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Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:16:02 PST
Mini Activated Charcoal Scrubber for Fumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Activated-Charcoal-Scrubber-for-Fumes/
Mini Activated Charcoal Scrubber for Fumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B74J/JB2S1ZQT/FQKB74JJB2S1ZQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B74J/JB2S1ZQT/FQKB74JJB2S1ZQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B74J/JB2S1ZQT/FQKB74JJB2S1ZQT.SMALL.jpg AlvaroB8 With my laser engraver and soldering, lots of harmful fumes, so decided to make a small portable fume scrubber with the cheapest material avaliable.Let's see the BOM:- One iPhone S box (very stiff and easy to assemble) also free (any kind of sliding box works).- 300 grs. of activated charcoal- Non w...
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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:33:53 PST
PVC Potato Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Potato-Shooter/
PVC Potato Shooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/AXFO/JA36N3DI/FPQAXFOJA36N3DI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/AXFO/JA36N3DI/FPQAXFOJA36N3DI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/AXFO/JA36N3DI/FPQAXFOJA36N3DI.SMALL.jpg Thunderclap Whips This is an awesome PVC potato shooter which is powered on isopropyl alcohol. The cool thing about this type of alcohol cannon is you can get 40-50 shots without refueling. This is because integrated fuel sponges inside the combustion chamber are constantly adding more alcohol vapor. All that needs t...
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Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:02:11 PST
How to Make Mini USB Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-USB-Drill/
How to Make Mini USB Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/TZOT/JAWU836O/F7ZTZOTJAWU836O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/TZOT/JAWU836O/F7ZTZOTJAWU836O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/TZOT/JAWU836O/F7ZTZOTJAWU836O.SMALL.jpg Techgenie A USB drill is a very useful and must have tool for every hobbyists. In this Intructable, i decided to make a DIY mini USB drill that can be easily made at home by anyone just with very few components. This Mini USB drill is useful for drilling PCB boards, bakelite, cardboards and wood. The USB dril...
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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:50:28 PST
Arduino controlled finger jonter http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Finger-Jonter/
Arduino controlled finger jonter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/T56J/JAYJBNML/FTST56JJAYJBNML.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/T56J/JAYJBNML/FTST56JJAYJBNML.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/T56J/JAYJBNML/FTST56JJAYJBNML.SMALL.jpg MrCraft Creating finger tines with the table saw PTS10 using a motorized device.The aim was to create a device that allows me to quickly and easily produce finger-tine connections on the table saw. The respective workpiece is moved on a slide by stepper motor to the respective position, in order to then car...
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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 04:37:08 PST
Drill Press Vise, Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Vise-Homemade/
Drill Press Vise, Homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Y9XY/JAWU8926/FMVY9XYJAWU8926.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Y9XY/JAWU8926/FMVY9XYJAWU8926.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/Y9XY/JAWU8926/FMVY9XYJAWU8926.SMALL.jpg Mikhandmaker. Tired of damaging the wood with metal drill press vices, I decided to make one myself to use only with wood. It is an easy and very useful construction to hold wood pieces and rods.Almost all the materials are remains of old projects.In this video I show you the step by step.If you like the video p...
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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:33:22 PST
Portable Outdoor Workshop - Power Tool Tote Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Outdoor-Workshop-Tool-Tote-Board/
Portable Outdoor Workshop - Power Tool Tote Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JVDM/JAYJ3Y4Q/FZHJVDMJAYJ3Y4Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JVDM/JAYJ3Y4Q/FZHJVDMJAYJ3Y4Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JVDM/JAYJ3Y4Q/FZHJVDMJAYJ3Y4Q.SMALL.jpg ucn Without a garage space for an indoor workshop, I have to lug all my tools outside whenever I want to do any cutting or sanding. With the rainy season coming, I almost got caught out in a downpour one day as I struggled to unplug and carry all my tools back inside one by one.So I decided to make an a...
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Sat, 9 Dec 2017 02:57:32 PST
DIY Soldering Fume Extractor With Articulated Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Soldering-Fume-Extractor-With-Articulated-Arm/
DIY Soldering Fume Extractor With Articulated Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/BATH/JAWTTL2L/FKGBATHJAWTTL2L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/BATH/JAWTTL2L/FKGBATHJAWTTL2L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/BATH/JAWTTL2L/FKGBATHJAWTTL2L.SMALL.jpg ThomasBuildThis Like many of you I love building things. For me that means that I spend a lot of time soldering. It is advised to solder in a well ventilated area because of the fumes. When simply opening a window is not an option you can try to extract as much of the solder fumes as possible by using a fume extrac...
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Fri, 8 Dec 2017 02:58:32 PST
Flatten Wood With a Circular Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Flatten-Wood-With-a-Circular-Saw/
Flatten Wood With a Circular Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MFQ4/JAWTTC5G/FGXMFQ4JAWTTC5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MFQ4/JAWTTC5G/FGXMFQ4JAWTTC5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/MFQ4/JAWTTC5G/FGXMFQ4JAWTTC5G.SMALL.jpg dekeros This setup is good for flattening wood slabs or logs. Its a bit time consuming and makes a bit rough result, but I only takes some scrap pieces and a circular saw. And It takes less time than to hand plane the same thickness.Be careful, be safe. If you dont feel safe doing this, then dont. Please us...
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Thu, 7 Dec 2017 23:43:39 PST
Drawknife, How to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawknife-How-to-Make/
Drawknife, How to Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/G9MQ/JASJQA4N/F4YG9MQJASJQA4N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/G9MQ/JASJQA4N/F4YG9MQJASJQA4N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/G9MQ/JASJQA4N/F4YG9MQJASJQA4N.SMALL.jpg fghuertas Hello, in this project I show you how to makemy Drawknife.First of all, I apologize for my lack of words, I still have to learn a lot. My mother tongue is not English and I am still learning. Thanks to all of you who are correcting me and helping me to learn. If you see any error, do not hesitate to...
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Wed, 6 Dec 2017 04:36:05 PST
How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert for Your Miter Saw (and why?) http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-and-How-to-Make-a-Zero-Clearance-Insert-for-Yo/
How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert for Your Miter Saw (and why?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4N3S/JASJNDIL/FC94N3SJASJNDIL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4N3S/JASJNDIL/FC94N3SJASJNDIL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4N3S/JASJNDIL/FC94N3SJASJNDIL.SMALL.jpg dekeros Why would you need a ZCI? (If you know why, you can skip this part)If you suffer from tear out when you are cross cutting with your miter saw or needs to cut small/thin pieces that risks getting stuck in between your blade and cutting area you might consider to make a zero clearance insert to better...
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Tue, 5 Dec 2017 00:21:42 PST
How to Sharpen a Japanese Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-a-Japanese-Saw/
How to Sharpen a Japanese Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/99MF/JAMU7GME/FVF99MFJAMU7GME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/99MF/JAMU7GME/FVF99MFJAMU7GME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/99MF/JAMU7GME/FVF99MFJAMU7GME.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Japanese pull saws. I love them!After receiving my Japanese saw as an Instructables prize, and after using it for the past year, I feel it isn't as razor sharp as it was when I first received it.You can think of a saw in a way where it's basically a holder for a several dozen teeth and every tooth o...
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Mon, 4 Dec 2017 10:28:45 PST
Handy PVC Tool Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-PVC-Tool-Tote/
Handy PVC Tool Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/SUUW/JAMU2APG/F07SUUWJAMU2APG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/SUUW/JAMU2APG/F07SUUWJAMU2APG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F07/SUUW/JAMU2APG/F07SUUWJAMU2APG.SMALL.jpg kentdvm There's a set of tools I use for about 95% of my projects. With this set, I can complete the majority of my projects with the addition of power tools. The problem is these tools were being kept in various places and I spent a lot of time walking around my shop to retrieve them. The answer for me was...
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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 19:18:36 PST
DIY Sanding Bit Hack!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sanding-Bit-Hack/
DIY Sanding Bit Hack!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/BO5I/JAMU5IXB/FCXBO5IJAMU5IXB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/BO5I/JAMU5IXB/FCXBO5IJAMU5IXB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/BO5I/JAMU5IXB/FCXBO5IJAMU5IXB.SMALL.jpg SparkyGiraffe So I love making small projects and stuff. One day, I was working on making a fidget spinner using Popsicle sticks. As you can imagine, it was pretty tedious work since I didn't have a Dremel to cut and sand the wood. When I got to the part when I needed to sand the hole for the bearings, I ended up...
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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 21:01:00 PST
Insect Tranquilizing Chamber With Baking Soda http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Tranquilizing-Chamber-With-Baking-Soda/
Insect Tranquilizing Chamber With Baking Soda - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q0AR/JAMU4X2Z/F3MQ0ARJAMU4X2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q0AR/JAMU4X2Z/F3MQ0ARJAMU4X2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/Q0AR/JAMU4X2Z/F3MQ0ARJAMU4X2Z.SMALL.jpg seniorburito Sometimes experimenting with insects can be tricky because many of them possess wings or they move really fast. To solve this problem you can use this tranquilizing chamber to calm them down without killing them. What You Will Need Baking SodaVinegar (or any acid)StyrofoamA cup (or a container of...
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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 20:58:37 PST
Magnetic Broom http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Broom/
Magnetic Broom - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/3M3K/JAMTYQVY/FJ53M3KJAMTYQVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/3M3K/JAMTYQVY/FJ53M3KJAMTYQVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/3M3K/JAMTYQVY/FJ53M3KJAMTYQVY.SMALL.jpg agatornz This idea has already been well done in the industrial sector.. but I needed something on a way smaller scale for my shed, to make light work of the shavings and filings after day of metal working...What I used.. Large house hold or car speaker. Tear it apart until you find the magnet sitting on ...
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Sun, 3 Dec 2017 03:26:35 PST
DIY Homemade Mini Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Table-Saw/
DIY Homemade Mini Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PQEH/JAMTWDIP/FAZPQEHJAMTWDIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PQEH/JAMTWDIP/FAZPQEHJAMTWDIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PQEH/JAMTWDIP/FAZPQEHJAMTWDIP.SMALL.jpg sambatn In this video you can find how to make a mini tablesaw at home, however safety should be taken using this kind of tools.Step1 : you should construct the Drill holder.Step2 : Adapting a small standard cutting disc.Step3 : adding a suport . Step4 : Fixing the mini table saw. Drill holder constructio...
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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 20:13:26 PST
10 MORE Bench Vise Tips, Tricks, & Hacks (Part 2) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-MORE-Bench-Vise-Tips-Tricks-Hacks-Part-2/
10 MORE Bench Vise Tips, Tricks, & Hacks (Part 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/590F/JAMU0RHZ/FU0590FJAMU0RHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/590F/JAMU0RHZ/FU0590FJAMU0RHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/590F/JAMU0RHZ/FU0590FJAMU0RHZ.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 After searching for a bench vise for years, restoring a small one, and even after building a few vises, I FINALLY found and bought myself a big bench vise.Does the excitement of owning a new, proper vise* + crazy popularity of my Instructable, Top 10 Vise Hacks (100,000 views in 20 days!) = anothe...
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Sat, 2 Dec 2017 11:34:32 PST
Camera Phone Lathe Crocodile http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Phone-Lathe-Crocodile/
Camera Phone Lathe Crocodile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/C1EI/JAMTPVQV/FZ2C1EIJAMTPVQV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/C1EI/JAMTPVQV/FZ2C1EIJAMTPVQV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/C1EI/JAMTPVQV/FZ2C1EIJAMTPVQV.SMALL.jpg bongodrummer Camera phone what? It's an articulated filming and photography aid for the metal lathe (or I suppose it would work nicely for a wood lathe, or in-fact most workshop machines). The basic structure of it can also work well as a pull-out wall mounted work light. Anyway back to this one for the lathe. ...
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Fri, 1 Dec 2017 03:42:38 PST
Salinity Measurement Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Salinity-Measurement-Device/
Salinity Measurement Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JOCZ/JAIJQA04/FPBJOCZJAIJQA04.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JOCZ/JAIJQA04/FPBJOCZJAIJQA04.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/JOCZ/JAIJQA04/FPBJOCZJAIJQA04.SMALL.jpg SonnyC11 Hello!My name is Sonny and together with Nico, we made a salinity measurement device. We used the fact that items with a density less than water float. The difference between the densities of the water and the float is related to the upward floating force of the float, which can be calculated/measur...
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Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:11:12 PST
Metal Rotating Tool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rotating-Tool-Stand/
Metal Rotating Tool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/E4LG/JAIJQFWK/FRAE4LGJAIJQFWK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/E4LG/JAIJQFWK/FRAE4LGJAIJQFWK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/E4LG/JAIJQFWK/FRAE4LGJAIJQFWK.SMALL.jpg ablank In order to save space in my small garage, I wanted to build a rotating tool stand. Additionally, I wanted to practice welding, so I made it out of metal. I did the welding at the Tech Shop - I enjoyed the opportunity to be a member and will miss having access to the tools and people.This stand wa...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 20:12:14 PST
Easy Saw Rack From Scrap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Rack/
Easy Saw Rack From Scrap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/I9PA/JAIJNJVV/FFMI9PAJAIJNJVV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/I9PA/JAIJNJVV/FFMI9PAJAIJNJVV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/I9PA/JAIJNJVV/FFMI9PAJAIJNJVV.SMALL.jpg trike road poet Get those saws out of the tool box and on the wall to save edges and your fingers!!! Saw Rack This rack is made from scrap, if all the wood is bought new it might run you $5.00 at most. To begin with, you will need to cut the pieces required, which is (1) one end piece and the number of lock bl...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:48:01 PST
Balance Bike With 14 Inch Tyres http://www.instructables.com/id/Balance-Bike-With-14-Inch-Tyres/
Balance Bike With 14 Inch Tyres - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/4REB/JAIJNHRL/F1R4REBJAIJNHRL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/4REB/JAIJNHRL/F1R4REBJAIJNHRL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/4REB/JAIJNHRL/F1R4REBJAIJNHRL.SMALL.jpg Prem K Hey guys I have made this balance bike for kids and it really works well, hope you guys enjoy.What all things do you need?1. 12mm Plywood - You can take birch ply but I have taken a normal one.2. Hacksaw - for cutting ply into pieces3. Screws4. Hand drill/ Powered drill5. 2 - 8mm nut and bolts each...
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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 04:23:02 PST
How to Make a Taper Jig on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Taper-Jig-on-the-Cheap/
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 20:18:41 PST
Magic Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Drill-Chuck/
Magic Drill Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SMALL.jpg RussellR8 In this Workshop Hack Instructable, I'll show you one of the greatest things to do with old hard drive magnets. This is a simple hack that means you will always have somewhere to keep the chuck for your drill press and it also doubles for a place to keep your drill bits when you are swapping them ou...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:29:29 PST
Electric File From a Jigsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-File-From-a-Jigsaw/
Electric File From a Jigsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/73W1/JACU3LED/F4Q73W1JACU3LED.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/73W1/JACU3LED/F4Q73W1JACU3LED.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/73W1/JACU3LED/F4Q73W1JACU3LED.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Make an electric file out of a jigsaw.I’ve been using brass and copper a lot lately in projects and I wanted a way to quickly file and shape the parts. There are times that you need to be delicate and careful when you file and I would do this by hand. There are times however when you need to smoot...
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Sun, 26 Nov 2017 21:31:17 PST
DIY PCB Cutter AKA Mini Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PCB-Cutter/
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 07:04:20 PST
DIY Duct Tape Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Duct-Tape-Dispenser/
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Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:31:39 PST
Variable Speed Controller for AC Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-Speed-Controller-for-AC-Motors/
Variable Speed Controller for AC Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0OK4/JACU3IRM/FDO0OK4JACU3IRM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0OK4/JACU3IRM/FDO0OK4JACU3IRM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/0OK4/JACU3IRM/FDO0OK4JACU3IRM.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I wanted some way to control the speed of a Jigsaw and decided to use a light dimmer. It’s probably not the right way to do this but it does the job and I haven’t done any damage to the jigsaw so I’m going to assume it’s perfectly fine to do!You could also use this to control the speed of a drill o...
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Sun, 26 Nov 2017 19:25:52 PST
Diy Sanding Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Sanding-Belt/
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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:15:03 PST
LCD Monitor Stand to Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/LCD-Monitor-Stand-to-Drill-Press/
LCD Monitor Stand to Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/KY2S/JA8JMHJY/FJ6KY2SJA8JMHJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/KY2S/JA8JMHJY/FJ6KY2SJA8JMHJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/KY2S/JA8JMHJY/FJ6KY2SJA8JMHJY.SMALL.jpg Left-field Designs Last year we had a major office upgrade, as part of this we mounted all of our monitors on lovely versa mount arms.I have been tripping over the stand from my 21" Dell monitor ever since.Recently I have been looking out for a drill press stand to take my cordless drill and others to mount my rotary ...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:02:31 PST
Basic Routing Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Routing-Table/
Basic Routing Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/04ZR/JA8JF5MI/FET04ZRJA8JF5MI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/04ZR/JA8JF5MI/FET04ZRJA8JF5MI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/04ZR/JA8JF5MI/FET04ZRJA8JF5MI.SMALL.jpg TheBeardedWonder Needed a quick and easy routing table bolt on for the workbench, found several freestanding ideas that I cobbled together into this table.Parts list-1 sheet - 1/2 2ft by 2ft Oak Plywood ($5.00 to $7.00)1 - 1 by 4 by 4 pine or other sanded board ($4.00 to $6.00)3 - #10 32 sheet metal screws 1 1/4 in...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:15:02 PST
Handy Hole Size Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Hole-Size-Checker/
Handy Hole Size Checker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3SBG/JA8JMC4P/F5F3SBGJA8JMC4P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3SBG/JA8JMC4P/F5F3SBGJA8JMC4P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/3SBG/JA8JMC4P/F5F3SBGJA8JMC4P.SMALL.jpg Left-field Designs We've all been there, we grab a screw or bolt that we need to fit, but wait! What size is it?Normally I'm pretty good with sizing bolts by eye but screws are a different matter.Seeing as you are going to end up at the drill bit box anyway, why not make it work for you.Enter the hole checker... You...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:44:12 PST
16 Tons Hydraulic Press http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Tons-Hydraulic-Press/
16 Tons Hydraulic Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/LCVO/JA8JEBN8/F1HLCVOJA8JEBN8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/LCVO/JA8JEBN8/F1HLCVOJA8JEBN8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/LCVO/JA8JEBN8/F1HLCVOJA8JEBN8.SMALL.jpg MadSkillzz Press thing is not the first need, but many are useful in the household. Especially people who like to tinker in a garage or a workshop. While making it very easy. Make a foundation For the base we use the channel. Everything is simple, we weld a rectangular structure with movable part in the mid...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:36:41 PST
Potter's Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Potters-Wheel/
Potter's Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/C5NK/JA8JEHCV/F9MC5NKJA8JEHCV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/C5NK/JA8JEHCV/F9MC5NKJA8JEHCV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/C5NK/JA8JEHCV/F9MC5NKJA8JEHCV.SMALL.jpg MadSkillzz In this instructable I tell how to make a simple and cheap potter's wheel for fun. It was going to try myself in the potter's craft and not for the professional activity. On this reason all was going quickly and crookedly :-) What we need The main thing is hub and brake disc with bearing. Lets ...
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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:50:26 PST
Magnetic Burr Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Burr-Holder/
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:35:58 PST
Hold Down Toggle Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Hold-Down-Toggle-Clamp/
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:44:55 PST
Workshop Air Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Purifier/
Workshop Air Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/3YSY/JA8JISUR/F233YSYJA8JISUR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/3YSY/JA8JISUR/F233YSYJA8JISUR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F23/3YSY/JA8JISUR/F233YSYJA8JISUR.SMALL.jpg MrCraft The cold season is getting closer. In the summer I tinkered with open garage doors, because the dust was not such a big problem. Now it's getting cold, the amount of dust has to be reduced. My solution to this problem is an air filter, which is attached to the ceiling. Due to the shape and orientati...
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Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:49:53 PST
7 Step Ladder! http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Step-Ladder/
7 Step Ladder! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SVCJ/JA8J9MQF/F7XSVCJJA8J9MQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SVCJ/JA8J9MQF/F7XSVCJJA8J9MQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/SVCJ/JA8J9MQF/F7XSVCJJA8J9MQF.SMALL.jpg Sebastiaan Mollema Hi all! This is one of my smaller and simpler projects. But nontheless relevant or interesting. The thought behind this was. Why buy a aluminium ladder if I could make one specific for my requirements and whishes.Here in the Netherlands buying a ladder is not cheap, the most simplest ones are 40 eur...
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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:14:53 PST
Bend Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Brake/
Bend Brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XHN6/JA7HY14Y/F4MXHN6JA7HY14Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XHN6/JA7HY14Y/F4MXHN6JA7HY14Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/XHN6/JA7HY14Y/F4MXHN6JA7HY14Y.SMALL.jpg MrCraft This curb can be easily clamped in the vise. Before you clamp them too hard, the sheet metal must be inserted as far as the sheet has to be folded. Then tighten the vise and tighten the two M8 screws at the ends. Then you need only pull on the lever and press down. Maximum 90 ° so if you have less, ...
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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:20:05 PST
Lathe Tail-stock DRO. ( Showing Phases of the Design Process) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Tail-stock-DRO-Showing-Phases-of-the-Design-/
Lathe Tail-stock DRO. ( Showing Phases of the Design Process) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/JFA1/JA7HSP2S/F0YJFA1JA7HSP2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/JFA1/JA7HSP2S/F0YJFA1JA7HSP2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/JFA1/JA7HSP2S/F0YJFA1JA7HSP2S.SMALL.jpg rog8811 I had a job to do that required 24 items drilled and rebored to the same depth to a close tolerance. The dial on the handle of the tail-stock, though accurate, is a faf to zero every time I started a new hole, I needed a DRO (Digital Read Out) which can be zero'd with the touch of a button.First pic...
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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:29:19 PST
DIY Portable Air Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Air-Pump/
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:55:49 PST
Manual Bar Bender / Scrolling Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Bar-Bender-Scrolling-Tool/
Manual Bar Bender / Scrolling Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IX4R/JA36TFUT/F1YIX4RJA36TFUT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IX4R/JA36TFUT/F1YIX4RJA36TFUT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/IX4R/JA36TFUT/F1YIX4RJA36TFUT.SMALL.jpg Tuomas Soikkeli HiI wanted to have an option to bend and scroll metal bars, but i have a little small "shop".I didn't want to lose any space, so i decided to integrate it to my worktable.This also gives me an option to use holes of the bender to clamp things to my worktable with simple "bolt clamps".Video shows the...
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:49:16 PST
PVC Tablet Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Tablet-Holder/
PVC Tablet Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ZKO7/JA36N9J2/FQ5ZKO7JA36N9J2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ZKO7/JA36N9J2/FQ5ZKO7JA36N9J2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ZKO7/JA36N9J2/FQ5ZKO7JA36N9J2.SMALL.jpg Lone Ninja Like most of you, I like to tinker around and improve things. Instructables has been a great resource to me in my endeavors. Many times I will be working on a project and following along with an instructable. While this is a good idea, it also presents a risk to the tablet with possible spills or an...
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:13:09 PST
Restaurar Atornillador Con Celdas De Litio http://www.instructables.com/id/Restaurar-Atornillador-Con-Celdas-De-Litio/
Restaurar Atornillador Con Celdas De Litio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/4UE3/JA36MSYZ/FAX4UE3JA36MSYZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/4UE3/JA36MSYZ/FAX4UE3JA36MSYZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/4UE3/JA36MSYZ/FAX4UE3JA36MSYZ.SMALL.jpg IgnacioL5 Tenia un viejo atornillador que ya no funcionaba porque las baterías de NiCd ya estaban muertas y comprar unas nuevas no merecía la pena, así que se me ocurrió meter las celdas de un portátil en la carcasa de baterías del atornillador.Las celdas las podemos conseguir de un portátil viejo. De las cel...
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:33:35 PST
Recycled Parts, Cordless Pillar Drill Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Parts-Cordless-Pillar-Drill-Mod/
Recycled Parts, Cordless Pillar Drill Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/7TVE/JA36LL5R/F5N7TVEJA36LL5R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/7TVE/JA36LL5R/F5N7TVEJA36LL5R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/7TVE/JA36LL5R/F5N7TVEJA36LL5R.SMALL.jpg misterxp I This is my first instructable and is for a modification that I made a few months ago, before getting know this website. Hence it is a reconstruction of events.Like most DIY people, I had accumulated a number of waste cordless drills because the batteries did not hold the charge anymore and, unfor...
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:31:52 PST
Wooden Square, How to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Square-How-to-Make-1/
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Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:57:30 PST