Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:13:14 PST BLOX v1.01 Easy DIY Circuit Board Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Circuit-Board-Vise/
Easy DIY Circuit Board Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SMALL.jpg PikachuLikesSushi Have you ever needed to hold a circuit board to solder a few components? How about a model car or airplane part? Obviously, you will need a vise. However, for small work, you need a small vise. I have a Wilton 1755 5" industrial grade bench vise, and while it is great for holding big steel pipe and ...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:10:48 PST
Harbor Freight Knife Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Harbor-Freight-Knife-Mod/
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:09:15 PST
Articulated Utility Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Utility-Arm/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:22:51 PST
1$ wire peeler http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Wire-Peeler/
1$ wire peeler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/TT75/IXUSBPE9/FS9TT75IXUSBPE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/TT75/IXUSBPE9/FS9TT75IXUSBPE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/TT75/IXUSBPE9/FS9TT75IXUSBPE9.SMALL.jpg Fer Cuesta Build a DIY wire peeler in 5 minutes! What you need Materials:-Clothespins-Sharpener-ScrewTools:-precision cutter-screwdriver Make the place for the sharpener knife Make a via for the wire. You have to do it in the other part of the clothespin. It should be specific for each wire size. Che...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:32:15 PST
Hot wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire/
Hot wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/L1PT/IXUQ8DUS/FB1L1PTIXUQ8DUS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/L1PT/IXUQ8DUS/FB1L1PTIXUQ8DUS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/L1PT/IXUQ8DUS/FB1L1PTIXUQ8DUS.SMALL.jpg DanielR34 Made this because this is cheap and good way, how to cut foam without annoying crumbs.As a power used car battery but it's possible use ordinary batteries. I used car battery, because it has big capacity and it's powerful, but it is very big and heavy. Devise a shape First step was design the sha...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 07:26:41 PST
Super Gripp homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Gripp-Homemade/
Super Gripp homemade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WH8Q/IXUQQKEU/FY0WH8QIXUQQKEU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WH8Q/IXUQQKEU/FY0WH8QIXUQQKEU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/WH8Q/IXUQQKEU/FY0WH8QIXUQQKEU.SMALL.jpg JörgenBörg a handle to grip on hard materials that are otherwise hard to transport. The video of the build So, here is a video of me building a device to transport stones and other heavy hard stuff. The principle is not new, i just have build a newer concept so it fits my needs. This one is adjustable so di...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:55:41 PST
Stamping machine for small series EVA foam phone case http://www.instructables.com/id/Stamping-Machine-for-Small-Series-EVA-Foam-Phone-C/
Stamping machine for small series EVA foam phone case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/G02D/IXUS4XAD/F9QG02DIXUS4XAD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/G02D/IXUS4XAD/F9QG02DIXUS4XAD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/G02D/IXUS4XAD/F9QG02DIXUS4XAD.SMALL.jpg Jelle G EVA foam is great for DIY projects. In addition to its shock absorbing qualities, it’s cheap, easy to form and lightweight. The perfect material for a phone case if you ask us!In this Instructable, we will explain how to make a stamping tool to easily produce a small series of EVA phone cases. The s...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:42:26 PST
Patternmaker PET wire straightener http://www.instructables.com/id/PETternmaker/
Patternmaker PET wire straightener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YYA2/IXUSD38X/FELYYA2IXUSD38X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YYA2/IXUSD38X/FELYYA2IXUSD38X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/YYA2/IXUSD38X/FELYYA2IXUSD38X.SMALL.jpg JonasV11 Hello there,Do you want build your own bottle rope extractor that gives you straight PET strips? but you don't want to spent a lot of money. You can follow our instructions.First you'll need a few things.- an old soldering iron- 2 electrical switches (min. 240 V)- an engine- electrical wires (1.5 mm...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 03:37:22 PST
Roller Die Cutting Machine for Patternmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Patternmaker/
Roller Die Cutting Machine for Patternmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/IGVM/IXUQ1NB0/FE8IGVMIXUQ1NB0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/IGVM/IXUQ1NB0/FE8IGVMIXUQ1NB0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/IGVM/IXUQ1NB0/FE8IGVMIXUQ1NB0.SMALL.jpg StijnVanDamme This project was made for an assignment Industrial Product Design - Product Engineering at Howest. The intention of the assignment was to create a machine/patternmaker which was able to create a pattern for Polypropylene-sheets.The designers of the project are:Stijn Van DammeRobin NysVictor D'HaezeT...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:59:55 PST
Patternmaker PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Patternmaker-PVC/
Patternmaker PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/UOJK/IXQG4WF7/FV0UOJKIXQG4WF7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/UOJK/IXQG4WF7/FV0UOJKIXQG4WF7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/UOJK/IXQG4WF7/FV0UOJKIXQG4WF7.SMALL.jpg Bram_VD This is a guide made by 3 students Industrial Productdesign. Bram Van Damme Willem Messiaen Jorrit GrunewaldThe purpose of this assignement is to make a tool that can be used to create a pattern on a material. Our group was assigned to PVC-foil.After doing some search we decided to made a tool ...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:46:42 PST
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Belt-Sander-Attachment/
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SMALL.jpg Tuomas Soikkeli I made a small sander attachment to be used with my dremel rotary tools.Sander can be mounted to my diy dremel lathe, or it can be used without it. Its light weighted and easy to take outside, i like to work outside in the summer, so good mobility is a bonus. With cordless dremel it really is very m...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:53:56 PST
Wood Carving Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Carving-Knife/
Wood Carving Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/E00Q/IXQFZK0W/FZLE00QIXQFZK0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/E00Q/IXQFZK0W/FZLE00QIXQFZK0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/E00Q/IXQFZK0W/FZLE00QIXQFZK0W.SMALL.jpg code 3 In this Instructable will show the basic steps I use to make a wood carving knife. The shape of the blade can be varied easily. The knife will have a custom hardwood handle that uses a hidden tang. The blade will be formed from a used "Sawzall" blade. The project takes about 1 day to complete inclu...
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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:06:01 PST
DIY Carving Knifes from Hacksaw Blades + Custom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Carving-Knifes-From-Hacksaw-Blades-Custom-Box/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:56:26 PST
Lubricate Metal and Inhibit Rust With Moly. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lubricate-Metal-and-Inhibit-Rust-With-Moly/
Lubricate Metal and Inhibit Rust With Moly. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/SGBQ/IXQFSR19/F9MSGBQIXQFSR19.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/SGBQ/IXQFSR19/F9MSGBQIXQFSR19.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/SGBQ/IXQFSR19/F9MSGBQIXQFSR19.SMALL.jpg jimustanguitar All of my tools live in a garage that isn't temperature or humidity controlled. I run space heaters or a rolling room air conditioner whenever I'm working out there, which means that the majority of the time, my tools are exposed to the humidity of the outside air. This makes iron rust. I've found r...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 23:06:41 PST
CNC Oak Watch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Oak-Watch-Box/
CNC Oak Watch Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HP8C/IXQFTGMR/FXKHP8CIXQFTGMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HP8C/IXQFTGMR/FXKHP8CIXQFTGMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/HP8C/IXQFTGMR/FXKHP8CIXQFTGMR.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Hey everyone, I'm back with a new project. In this instructable I will go through the steps of making a CNC oak watch box. I became interested in watches over the summer and wanted to make a nice watch box. This project is entered into three contests, feel free to check them out or vote for your fav...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 22:24:33 PST
Homemade Drill Press Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Drill-Press-Vice/
Homemade Drill Press Vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/JAK5/IXQFSCBR/FAYJAK5IXQFSCBR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/JAK5/IXQFSCBR/FAYJAK5IXQFSCBR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/JAK5/IXQFSCBR/FAYJAK5IXQFSCBR.SMALL.jpg Pask Makes I've been managing for a few years now with one Drill Press Vice. This hasn't been ideal for use with both metalwork and woodwork. When drilling steel I use a drop of oil and I'm not that careful with it. So when it comes to woodworking the oil and grime that accumulates ends up finding its way on t...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 18:36:31 PST
Make a Conduit Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Conduit-Bender/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 18:43:42 PST
CNC Camera SD Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Camera-SD-Card-Holder/
CNC Camera SD Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/CDG2/IXQFSRLM/F63CDG2IXQFSRLM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/CDG2/IXQFSRLM/F63CDG2IXQFSRLM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/CDG2/IXQFSRLM/F63CDG2IXQFSRLM.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa I recently bought a DSLR (Canon T5) and I wanted to make a simple SD card and battery holder for it. This is what I ended up with.This would be a great gift for any photographer or cinematographer because I'm an amateur photographer and I'm constantly losing SD cards, like many others. With this, al...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 20:56:39 PST
Making a Woodworking Marking knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Woodworking-Marking-Knife/
Making a Woodworking Marking knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2YJ5/IXQFTX97/FGF2YJ5IXQFTX97.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2YJ5/IXQFTX97/FGF2YJ5IXQFTX97.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/2YJ5/IXQFTX97/FGF2YJ5IXQFTX97.SMALL.jpg epicfail48 There are 2 types of people in this world; those who have used a pencil to mark a cut line on a piece of wood and dirty liars. Now, a pencil is an excellent tool, and one of the most used in a woodshop, its hard to beat the convenience for marking a cut line. For some tasks though, like laying out d...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 23:27:16 PST
Make a Router Copy Carver in 5 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Router-Copy-Carver-in-5-Minutes/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 13:10:02 PST
Drill Press Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration/
Drill Press Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KWAJ/IXLAQ826/FQTKWAJIXLAQ826.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KWAJ/IXLAQ826/FQTKWAJIXLAQ826.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/KWAJ/IXLAQ826/FQTKWAJIXLAQ826.SMALL.jpg epiphanyww I found this drill press at a scrap metal yard a while back and couldn't bare to see it ground up and recycled for metal, so I bought it and brought it home. For the most part, it worked fine, but it was in need of some TLC. I found a very helpful instructable:http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-P...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 15:33:00 PST
Rino Route Belt Drive Large Format CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Rino-Rout-Belt-Drive-Large-Format-CNC-Router/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 14:38:07 PST
Hydraulic press 20-tons http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Press-20-tons/
Hydraulic press 20-tons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NZ0N/IXGFU7LA/FHENZ0NIXGFU7LA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NZ0N/IXGFU7LA/FHENZ0NIXGFU7LA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/NZ0N/IXGFU7LA/FHENZ0NIXGFU7LA.SMALL.jpg Tepi38 Hi boys and girls!!My fantasy came true and finaly get my hydraulic press done. I've been thinking this about six years, but this autumn I just drive locale scrap yard and luckily there was good materials for me.I bought for scrap metal price this U- profile bar, thickness about 6-7mm. I bought abou...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 13:33:05 PST
Making a Simple Kydex Knife Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-Kydex-Knife-Sheath/
Making a Simple Kydex Knife Sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/BOI8/IXLAD2E9/FCPBOI8IXLAD2E9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/BOI8/IXLAD2E9/FCPBOI8IXLAD2E9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/BOI8/IXLAD2E9/FCPBOI8IXLAD2E9.SMALL.jpg epicfail48 Whaddup denizens of the internet, its ya boy guz- wait, wrong intro. Hows it going lads and lasses, in a previous instructable i walked you through how to make a simple cord-wrapped tactical knife. This time around, im going to show you how to make a basic sheath from a material called kydex, so you...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 23:18:33 PST
How to Sharpen an Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-an-Axe/
How to Sharpen an Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/7KID/IXL294VM/FET7KIDIXL294VM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/7KID/IXL294VM/FET7KIDIXL294VM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/7KID/IXL294VM/FET7KIDIXL294VM.SMALL.jpg BCDesign In this Instructable I will show you how to give a new axe an ultra sharp edge before you get to work!I made a quick one minute how to sharpen an axe video for my YouTube channel BCDesign if you like this video and Instructable please thumbs up comment and subscribe and vote here! Items you will nee...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 18:27:23 PST
Modular DIY CNC Machine for ~$300 http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-DIY-CNC-Machine-for-300/
Modular DIY CNC Machine for ~$300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/6Y9J/IXL2CM6F/FCW6Y9JIXL2CM6F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/6Y9J/IXL2CM6F/FCW6Y9JIXL2CM6F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/6Y9J/IXL2CM6F/FCW6Y9JIXL2CM6F.SMALL.jpg jtaggard I'm a recent college grad with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and love to build things. For my job I get to design and integrate parts of large, expensive satellite assemblies, however I don't get much hands on work with what I design due to the scale. I've always been interested in CNC machin...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 19:40:24 PST
Makita Flashlight LED Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Makita-Flashlight-LED-Upgrade/
Makita Flashlight LED Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/PXJZ/IXLADEXS/FETPXJZIXLADEXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/PXJZ/IXLADEXS/FETPXJZIXLADEXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/PXJZ/IXLADEXS/FETPXJZIXLADEXS.SMALL.jpg cbdave I have a Makita BML185 Flashlight that I have had for years. I haven't used it often because I have newer brighter LED flashlights.So I thought I'd upgraded to an aftermarket LED bulb, but the price of butbs range from $19-$30 the Cheapest I found was on Amazon.ca for $18.95. A little more searching...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 03:09:46 PST
Hot Wire Foam Cutter | Portable | Rechargable http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter-Portable-Rechargable/
Hot Wire Foam Cutter | Portable | Rechargable - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/POR1/IXGFRDEP/FCUPOR1IXGFRDEP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/POR1/IXGFRDEP/FCUPOR1IXGFRDEP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/POR1/IXGFRDEP/FCUPOR1IXGFRDEP.SMALL.jpg Mr_Innovator Hi! Friends, Today in this tutorial, I would like to show how to make a Hot Wire Foam Cutter which is both portable and rechargeable. A hot-wire foam cutter is a tool used to cut polystyrene foam and similar materials. The device consists of a thin, taut metal wire, often made of nichrome or stainle...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 07:42:49 PST
CNC Needle Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Needle-Cutter/
CNC Needle Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SMALL.jpg jhitesman "Cutting foam sheets... with a needle!" I'd been wanting to build a CNC machine for cutting 20"x30" sheets of foam board for a few years - basically since I got hooked on building and flying cheap RC planes. I'd actually wanted a CNC machine for much longer, well before I got hooked on RC planes. ...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:36:01 PST
Gorillapod arms for a magnifying "third hand" http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorillapod-Arms-for-a-Magnifying-third-Hand/
Gorillapod arms for a magnifying "third hand" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/Q8T5/IXAQ30VN/FT4Q8T5IXAQ30VN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/Q8T5/IXAQ30VN/FT4Q8T5IXAQ30VN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/Q8T5/IXAQ30VN/FT4Q8T5IXAQ30VN.SMALL.jpg cardinalZin I've begun working with Arduino and Particle Photon projects and often need another hand when soldering. I bought a cheap magnifying "helping hand" device from eBay (~$8) and re-learned the lesson that "you (typically) get what you pay for." "Help! I've fallen and I can't get up." No matter th...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 13:58:43 PST
Daniel's Positioner Case/Holder Fusion 360 http://www.instructables.com/id/Daniels-Positioner-CaseHolder-Fusion-360/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 14:13:36 PST
Make a Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Moxon-Vise/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 05:47:26 PST
DIY: Increase Battery Capacity by Changing 18650 Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Increase-Battery-Capacity-by-Changing-18650-Ce/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 05:21:50 PST
18v Makita LXT power pack - Cordless to corded conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/18v-Makita-LXT-Power-Pack-Cordless-to-Corded-Conve/
18v Makita LXT power pack - Cordless to corded conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/HQ0O/IXAQ0KB7/F0YHQ0OIXAQ0KB7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/HQ0O/IXAQ0KB7/F0YHQ0OIXAQ0KB7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/HQ0O/IXAQ0KB7/F0YHQ0OIXAQ0KB7.SMALL.jpg TronaldBont OK so this is my first ever instructable so it may be a bit rough round the edges!I have constructed a 110v / 240v 33A 18v DC corded power supply for Makita's current range of 18v tools.I own quite a lot of the above tools which includes some of the more power hungry tools like the DHR242 brushless ...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:07:14 PST
Use 3D printer as a plotter/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-3D-Printer-As-a-Plottercutter/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:11:27 PST
Pocket hole drilling station http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Hole-Drilling-Station/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:48:49 PST
Another Kind of Jigsaw Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-Kind-of-Jigsaw-Table/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 08:29:53 PST
Simple Height/depth Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Heightdepth-Gauge/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:54:27 PST
How to Use a Torque Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Torque-Wrench/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:32:49 PST
Adding a folding outfeed table to your shop’s table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Folding-Outfeed-Table-to-Your-Shops-Table/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:17:09 PST
Marking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Marking-Knife-1/
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Sun, 25 Dec 2016 07:22:32 PST
3D Printing: Tinkercad http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Tinkercad/
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 11:51:55 PST
Enclosure for Shapeoko3 CNC Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Enclosure-for-Shapeoko3-CNC-Machine/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:02:35 PST
DIY: Cyclone Dust Separator From Two Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cyclone-Dust-Separator-From-Two-Buckets/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:48:49 PST
Carpenters Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenters-Mallet/
Carpenters Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a carpenters mallet to knock wooden pieces together and drive dowels or chisels. Handle Cut a piece of stock for the handle. Bevel Cut the handle so that one end is 1.5" wide and the other is 1" wide. Tack a 0.25" piece of scrap to the side of the handle to make the first angle cut. Plac...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:53:30 PST
Wedges for Drill Chuck Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedges-for-Drill-Chuck-Removal/
Wedges for Drill Chuck Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/RH3N/IWQVD4XU/F6ARH3NIWQVD4XU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/RH3N/IWQVD4XU/F6ARH3NIWQVD4XU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/RH3N/IWQVD4XU/F6ARH3NIWQVD4XU.SMALL.jpg mecanicafina How do you remove a stuck drill chuck? Well, if it has a machine taper fitting, with a pair of thin steel wedges called, surprisingly enough, drill chuck removal wedges. What if you do not have such contraptions at hand? It is not difficult to make a pair of wedges, and you are in business.I was cle...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 06:05:09 PST
Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Chisel http://www.instructables.com/id/Mother-of-Pearl-Inlaid-Chisel/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:43:23 PST
How to cut polycarbonate tubing using a table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Polycarbonate-Tubing-Using-a-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:52:01 PST
Shopsmith Hack #1: Tapping Straight Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Hack-1-Tapping-Straight-Holes/
Shopsmith Hack #1: Tapping Straight Holes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/X6DZ/IWMQWWM2/FAYX6DZIWMQWWM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/X6DZ/IWMQWWM2/FAYX6DZIWMQWWM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/X6DZ/IWMQWWM2/FAYX6DZIWMQWWM2.SMALL.jpg ChipsWoodShop If you have a Shopsmith, you already know about using it as a drill press, but you can also use it to keep your tap straight when tapping threads. Tapping crooked can break a tap as it tries to straighten itself in the hole, or leave you with a crooked screw when you assemble. This video (click here...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:39:26 PST
Easier Homemade Bar Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easier-Homemade-Bar-Clamps/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:36:56 PST