Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jun 2016 00:56:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe-Using-Scrap-Wood/
Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/FXHG/IOT2YEWX/FHFFXHGIOT2YEWX.SMALL.jpg jakeb191 I've always wanted a wood lathe to turn pens and other small objects but I've never been able to justify the money over other things in my long list of projects. One day I decided that I could still have a lathe without spending $200 on a Harbor Freight one. Luckily I took pictures during...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:10:50 PDT
How to Read a Tape Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Tape-Measure/
How to Read a Tape Measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/WIXV/IOSPELGB/F3BWIXVIOSPELGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/WIXV/IOSPELGB/F3BWIXVIOSPELGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/WIXV/IOSPELGB/F3BWIXVIOSPELGB.SMALL.jpg JeremiahR8 Learning how to read a tape measure is an important skill to learn, whether you're doing home projects, teaching your kids or students, or looking to get into the skilled trades in some capacity. We here at Construct-Ed (online learning for construction and trade skills) wanted to share this infogra...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 08:06:43 PDT
Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Any-Size-Cork-Dremel-Sanding-Bandsdrums/
Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SMALL.jpg Ac7ion Watch the video in the end for all the steps.Veja o video no final para todos os passos. Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands/drums -Easy any size Dremel cork sanding bands / drums (diy homemade rotary tool)List :Wood glue, sandind paper, plastic tube, paper tape and cork.Final result is a sup...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 15:48:28 PDT
Wood and Railway Bracket Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Railway-Bracket-Anvil/
Wood and Railway Bracket Anvil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/LFVL/IOOXMPSN/FDRLFVLIOOXMPSN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/LFVL/IOOXMPSN/FDRLFVLIOOXMPSN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/LFVL/IOOXMPSN/FDRLFVLIOOXMPSN.SMALL.jpg oleishman i have been interested in black smithing for along time now as the concept of shaping a material that is so strong normally can be manipulated if only you have the correct skills and conditions. i finally have the basic conditions necessary to step out of my comfort zone and ability to try some bla...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 14:54:17 PDT
Wood Lathe Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Restoration/
Wood Lathe Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/XY6V/IOMP202F/FIGXY6VIOMP202F.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Restore a wood lathe. Wood Lathe I found a sturdy old wood lathe at an estate sale for pennies and decided to give it a spit shine. Disassemble Inspect the lathe and disassemble it. Take good photos of all the moving parts, they come in handy on reassembly. Bolts Cover the bolts and other ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:26 PDT
Altoids phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Phone-Charger/
Altoids phone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/O7TI/IOLUAX89/FFQO7TIIOLUAX89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/O7TI/IOLUAX89/FFQO7TIIOLUAX89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/O7TI/IOLUAX89/FFQO7TIIOLUAX89.SMALL.jpg anthony_chavezzzz . Items you will need... You will need: An altoids mint box, positive and negative wire, USB car charger, electrical tape, wire cutters, small screw driver, Pliers, 9V battery, 9V battery adapter, (optional) and your phone charger. USB car charger... Take apart your USB car charger, unscrew th...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:23:04 PDT
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
3$ Disk Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Disk-Sander/
3$ Disk Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SMALL.jpg Romain7333 This tutorial will show you how to make a disk sander for practically free. I creat mine only with salvage parts.It's for 125mm sand disk and I find it very useful for small woodworking and 3D printing. Materials The main part is a cheap cordless drill with a dead battery that a friend gave me. F...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:10:55 PDT
Easiest mess free foam cutter ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Mess-Free-Foam-Cutter-Ever/
Easiest mess free foam cutter ever - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/5GU2/IOLU81FG/F0S5GU2IOLU81FG.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show you how to make a simple and inexpensive foam cutting blade. I've already posted how to make hot wire cutters, and there are hot knives and scoring method, but I have found what is probably the easiest and cheapest way to cut long perfect piece for uses like home ins...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:45:26 PDT
Cleaning Rust Off of Tools Without Harsh Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Rust-Off-of-Tools-Without-Harsh-Chemicals/
Cleaning Rust Off of Tools Without Harsh Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake I was given a large collection of tools (happy dance), that can easily be separated into three distinct groups.Most of the tools are in good condition. Some of the tools need a little TLC. The last group requires a tetanus shot just to get close to them.In the past would have used a sandblast cabine...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:23:47 PDT
Drill Press Quick Release Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Quick-Release-Clamps/
Drill Press Quick Release Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/89HI/IOIQLJJS/FNM89HIIOIQLJJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/89HI/IOIQLJJS/FNM89HIIOIQLJJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/89HI/IOIQLJJS/FNM89HIIOIQLJJS.SMALL.jpg djpolymath A quick and convenient way to secure your vice to a drill press table. Parts 2 bicycle seat post quick releases4 washers2 spacers or nuts Installation Thread the quick release through the washer, vice and table. Place another washer on the track under the table followed by a few spacers and t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 11:08:48 PDT
Columbian 7-RD Wood Vise Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Columbian-7-RD-Wood-Vise-Restoration/
Columbian 7-RD Wood Vise Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/ZTQO/IOH8PY0A/FGDZTQOIOH8PY0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/ZTQO/IOH8PY0A/FGDZTQOIOH8PY0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/ZTQO/IOH8PY0A/FGDZTQOIOH8PY0A.SMALL.jpg ksjunto I recently picked up this Columbian 7-RD quick release wood vise for $30 at a local antique store. The restoration of the vise is straightforward, but involves two steps that require some finesse (the quick release thread lock mechanism and mounting the vise under a bench). This make and model of v...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 18:18:38 PDT
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Circle-Jig-Edge-Guide/
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a circle jig that doubles as an edge guide. Measure Measure up a length of 1/4 inch thick wood that will accommodate a router. Cut Edge Guide Measure and cut a piece of wood to use as a guide. Cut Cut the 1/4 inch thick wood to size. Measure and Mark Cut a second piece of wood t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 18:48:50 PDT
PVC Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Bow-5/
PVC Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/JM4S/IOEM02VL/FKLJM4SIOEM02VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/JM4S/IOEM02VL/FKLJM4SIOEM02VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/JM4S/IOEM02VL/FKLJM4SIOEM02VL.SMALL.jpg Drake Zuehlke This instructable will help you step by step to make a bow out of pvc Materials needed: 5' by 3/4" diameter PVC Three 48" fiberglass rods Paracord Tape Rat tail filesaw Tape measure Spray paint (optional) Fiberglass Reinforcement With Your 3 fiberglass rods, take one cut it in half then line the...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 16:36:38 PDT
My DIY portable Jump Starter. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-DIY-Portable-Jump-Starter/
My DIY portable Jump Starter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is how I made a robust lightweight portable jump starter for my car. I love the peace of mind having a spare battery to jump start any car in the event of a weak engine battery. I got a 99usd, 210CCA, lifepo4 battery from Amazon.com that weighs only 2lbs. My actual car battery is 3lbs and uses ...
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Thu, 19 May 2016 04:48:22 PDT
DIY Pine Bird Feeder - a CNC Project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pine-Bird-Feeder-a-CNC-Project/
DIY Pine Bird Feeder - a CNC Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/XFBG/IO8W77PT/FMWXFBGIO8W77PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/XFBG/IO8W77PT/FMWXFBGIO8W77PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/XFBG/IO8W77PT/FMWXFBGIO8W77PT.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a very easy fun little project. The outside cat food bowl kept getting pillaged by all kinds of interesting birds, so clearly a bird feeder was needed. This was designed in Inkscape so that I could cut out the parts on my small 3040 CNC. After the feeder was designed the files were saved...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 11:30:47 PDT
Make a Riving Knife for the DW745 Tablesaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Riving-Knife-for-the-DW745-Tablesaw/
Make a Riving Knife for the DW745 Tablesaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/8Y2Q/IO6E38GR/F068Y2QIO6E38GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/8Y2Q/IO6E38GR/F068Y2QIO6E38GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/8Y2Q/IO6E38GR/F068Y2QIO6E38GR.SMALL.jpg jasonruhl I have a DeWalt DW745 tablesaw.... but I have the first generation. It comes with: a plastic blade guard that covers the blade... and gets foggy, twists, and can be easily pushed into the path of the saw Two anti-kickback pawls, which grab onto a workpiece if it starts to move towards the user.... ...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 14:34:08 PDT
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
Building The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
Add a router table with dust collector to your table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Router-Table-With-Dust-Collector-to-Your-Tab/
Add a router table with dust collector to your table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/N8HY/IO7EMR6T/FNWN8HYIO7EMR6T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/N8HY/IO7EMR6T/FNWN8HYIO7EMR6T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/N8HY/IO7EMR6T/FNWN8HYIO7EMR6T.SMALL.jpg pbriggs8 This Instructable shows you how I modified my portable table saw to replace the right extension table with a hinged router table. The hinged table design allows easy access to change router bits and adjust bit depth. The router section is also enclosed to provide dust collection and to reduce rout...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 11:51:44 PDT
Sanding Sleeves for Craftsman http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Sleeves-for-Craftsman/
Sanding Sleeves for Craftsman - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/5UH0/IO4JMHD4/FT55UH0IO4JMHD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/5UH0/IO4JMHD4/FT55UH0IO4JMHD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/5UH0/IO4JMHD4/FT55UH0IO4JMHD4.SMALL.jpg Phil B I have a sanding drum for my Craftsman radial arm saw, and I use it often for thicknessing and for preparing for joining without a planer/joiner. Here you can see an Instructable I did about that. A few years ago Sears stopped offering these 2 1/4 x 3 inch sanding sleeves. I have been looking for a ...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 11:18:06 PDT
10 Top-Notch Toolboxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-Notch-Toolboxes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/HSSG/IO5Z6OMX/F4DHSSGIO5Z6OMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/HSSG/IO5Z6OMX/F4DHSSGIO5Z6OMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/HSSG/IO5Z6OMX/F4DHSSGIO5Z6OMX.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx Producing good work depends on having sharp, well-maintained tools. So be sure to keep your tools clean, dry, and protected in a good toolbox.Here are ten toolboxes that are worthy of your finest tools. Build a Woodworker's Toolbox Flight-case Toolbox and Workstation BACKBOX ONE - more tha...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 10:34:25 PDT
Bare Bones Vacuum Forming Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bare-Bones-Vacuum-Forming-Box/
Bare Bones Vacuum Forming Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/CCVP/IO4JR9TU/FOGCCVPIO4JR9TU.SMALL.jpg Bob Rosland First of all, this Instructable was made to supplement the original video for the project, as it is more of a "watch me make this thing" kind of video. If you're following my instructions to make your own vacuum forming box, make sure to use the video as visual reference. You've made a really cool t...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 14:46:31 PDT
In-between tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/In-between-Tape-Measure/
In-between tape measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Have you ever struggled to accurately measure between two surfaces?I have recently been up-cycling an old shelving unit and needed to measure between the bottoms of two housings in the shelves to cut in dividers. [Housings are the grooves that are cut into timber planks to allow another timber plank...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:27:47 PDT
Ball Peen (aka Ball Pein) Hammer Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Peen-aka-Ball-Pein-Hammer-Restoration/
Ball Peen (aka Ball Pein) Hammer Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/96KU/IO34CJAI/FRP96KUIO34CJAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/96KU/IO34CJAI/FRP96KUIO34CJAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/96KU/IO34CJAI/FRP96KUIO34CJAI.SMALL.jpg ksjunto I have a half dozen old hammers of different types with damaged or broken handles. Like the vise restoration I did last time, I had zero experience replacing hammer handles and was a little nervous about ruining a cool old hammer. After watching some videos and reading through a few excellent inst...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 19:56:41 PDT
Dowel Center Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Center-Finder/
Dowel Center Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SMALL.jpg Toolify An easy-to-make tool that accurately marks the center of wooden dowels. "X" marks the spot As you can imagine, accurately marking the center of a wooden dowel (by hand) is a tricky task.This funny looking 3-sided box gets it right every time. Cut The Parts A scrap of 3/4" plywood is cut at the...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 15:19:52 PDT
Cork Mouse Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Mouse-Pad/
Cork Mouse Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/LN45/IO257Y7M/FDCLN45IO257Y7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/LN45/IO257Y7M/FDCLN45IO257Y7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/LN45/IO257Y7M/FDCLN45IO257Y7M.SMALL.jpg Snotbad This will be a Mouse Pad made out of Cork. I will not take you longer than 15 min and you can customize your Mouse Pad. You will need skills in cutting Cork and Glueing. The Mouse Pad will have the Dimensions 30x40cm. However this size can be adjusted to your preferences. Gather Materials One...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 02:08:57 PDT
Garage Gantery Crane http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Gantery-Crane/
Garage Gantery Crane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9HYH/IO1R2Q3A/FEG9HYHIO1R2Q3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9HYH/IO1R2Q3A/FEG9HYHIO1R2Q3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/9HYH/IO1R2Q3A/FEG9HYHIO1R2Q3A.SMALL.jpg quitespy Material UsedTubing 50 * 38 * 3mmAngle Iron 25 * 25 * 3mmC Profile 75mm * 38mm * 6mmGate Wheels (8)Raw Bolts (12mm)Nuts and bolts (10mm) Runways Beams I started off by making the pillars where the C profile(runway beam) will attach to, to support the bridge frame. All parts, the pillars and C pr...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 06:13:40 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
PCB UV Exposure Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-UV-Exposure-Unit/
PCB UV Exposure Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/4ZMC/INZGDA9I/F8A4ZMCINZGDA9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/4ZMC/INZGDA9I/F8A4ZMCINZGDA9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/4ZMC/INZGDA9I/F8A4ZMCINZGDA9I.SMALL.jpg RCWeinstadt A UV exposure box is an extremely useful piece to make PCBs.I have searched and found that they are too big and too expensive for my uses. In addition, all the devices require an external power sorce.Thereupon I decided to build one that fits better on my needs.My requirements: Compact dimensions U...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 08:12:44 PDT
Restoring Old Fire Alarm Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Old-Fire-Alarm-Bell/
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Mon, 9 May 2016 06:29:12 PDT
Spiral Cut saw circle cutter and a *detail router adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Spiral-Cut-Saw-Circle-Cutter-and-a-detail-Router-A/
Spiral Cut saw circle cutter and a *detail router adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/SXJ6/INYS48BI/FHZSXJ6INYS48BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/SXJ6/INYS48BI/FHZSXJ6INYS48BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/SXJ6/INYS48BI/FHZSXJ6INYS48BI.SMALL.jpg BacknBlack Intro notes -For the Redditors in the crowd. Obligatory completed and cause in first photos.{edit- I had a couple requests. Yes, i can build one for you. PM and we'll work details. For anyone interested in the big purchase or licensing of design, please feel free to contact me. }I needed a circ...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 05:42:30 PDT
Cyclone Separator Filter for DW735 Planer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Separator-Filter-for-DW735-Planer/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 10:10:27 PDT
Ploter Arduino XY http://www.instructables.com/id/Ploter-Arduino-XY/
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Sat, 7 May 2016 06:51:32 PDT
Vise Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Vise-Restoration/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:29:16 PDT
Drill Press Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Disc-Sander/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:31:15 PDT
Table Router (Plunge Router Mount) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Router-Plunge-Router-Mount/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 01:17:45 PDT
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Bottles-Into-Usable-Rope/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 18:36:52 PDT
Mark Your Tools and Make Them Look Great! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-Your-Tools-and-Make-Them-Look-Great/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 14:14:27 PDT
Pliers & Drivers holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Pliers-Drivers-Holder/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 15:08:26 PDT
Make a Panel Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Panel-Gauge/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:52:01 PDT
Hand Tooled Snath http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tooled-Snath/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 06:56:16 PDT
DIY highly adaptable Belt Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Highly-Adaptable-Belt-Grinder/
DIY highly adaptable Belt Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ZYH6/INI800PF/F8RZYH6INI800PF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ZYH6/INI800PF/F8RZYH6INI800PF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ZYH6/INI800PF/F8RZYH6INI800PF.SMALL.jpg Hielke Rispens This instructable is ment for people with experience in engineering.We used the following machines to make our belt grinder:Welding machineLaser cutter (wooden wheel and pulley)Milling machineBelt sawLatheAngle grinderIt is also possible to build the belt grinder using less machinery, but then you h...
By: Hielke Rispens

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:13:12 PDT
Rechargeable PVC LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-PVC-Flashlight/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:30:57 PDT
Make a Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Burnisher/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:12:19 PDT
Tips for waterjetting glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-for-Waterjetting-Glass/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:09:22 PDT
Plastic Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Coat/
Plastic Coat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XMKD/INI7RJMN/FZSXMKDINI7RJMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XMKD/INI7RJMN/FZSXMKDINI7RJMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XMKD/INI7RJMN/FZSXMKDINI7RJMN.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison Plastic coating has hundreds of uses, water proofing the electronics of robots and remote controlled vehicles that might land in water or repairing fishing poles. Mix it with paint thinner then add it to paint and it makes an almost indestructible chip guard paint for your car that can stand up to a...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:23:27 PDT
Mini Drilling Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Drilling-Station/
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By: TunMaker

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:12:35 PDT
Just another birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-Another-Birdhouse/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 09:21:02 PDT
An Easier Kerfmaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easier-Kerfmaker/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:56:40 PDT
Table Saw (Circular Saw Mount) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Circular-Saw-Mount/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:46:23 PDT