Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 13:13:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making special tapes to measure tree diameters! http://www.instructables.com/id/DBH-Tapes-to-Measure-Trees/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:21:02 PDT
Make a Tool Length sensor for Stepcraft 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tool-Length-sensor-for-Stepcraft-2-CNC/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:39:45 PDT
Making Dowel Rods With a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Dowel-Rods-With-a-Table-Saw/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 20:21:32 PDT
Sieves from 5 gal Plastic Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/Sieves-from-5-gal-Plastic-Buckets/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 19:59:20 PDT
Welding mask upgrade: Lights UP http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-mask-upgrade-Lights-UP/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:31:05 PDT
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 PDT
The Sprayonette- A Multipurpose Tactical Pressure Washer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sprayonette-A-Multipurpose-Tactical-Pressure-W/
The Sprayonette- A Multipurpose Tactical Pressure Washer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/U92K/IDRLH4EL/FW2U92KIDRLH4EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/U92K/IDRLH4EL/FW2U92KIDRLH4EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/U92K/IDRLH4EL/FW2U92KIDRLH4EL.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens So there I was, out on the perimeter wall with a work detail. It was hot and the work was nasty- we were pressure washing the splattered remains of the undead off the wall and burning the bigger chunks. The noise of the machine must have attracted some stragglers because we soon heard that ominous, ...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:16:53 PDT
Restoring Old Paintbrushes http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Old-Paintbrushes/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 23:07:23 PDT
Wood carving with a Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-carving-with-a-Dremel/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:15 PDT
How to Restore an Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Axe/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:05:25 PDT
Protective Skull Face Shield With Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Protective-Skull-Face-Shield-With-Filter/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:56:16 PDT
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hack-to-cut-almost-all-the-way-through-wood/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:09:00 PDT
SAFETY FIRST: Are You Listening KIDS! http://www.instructables.com/id/SAFETY-FIRST-Are-You-Listening-KIDS/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:32:41 PDT
Safety on Work Sites in odd/ 3rd world/ war zone locations http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-on-Work-Sites-in-odd-3rd-world-war-zone-loc/
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:22:43 PDT
Proyecto Herramientas y soldado http://www.instructables.com/id/Proyecto-Herramientas-y-soldado/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:59:03 PDT
How to make a Mini Pyrography Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Mini-Pyrography-Tool/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:29:26 PDT
Disposable putty knifes http://www.instructables.com/id/Disposable-putty-knifes/
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:42:41 PDT
Blade Honing Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Blade-Honing-Kit/
Blade Honing Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EAZP/IDIN95Q5/FXIEAZPIDIN95Q5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EAZP/IDIN95Q5/FXIEAZPIDIN95Q5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EAZP/IDIN95Q5/FXIEAZPIDIN95Q5.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov The following instructable shows how to make a blade honing kit. Honing is necessary to get razor-sharp edges on knives or tools. By following the next steps, you'll be able to make the compound as well as the strops. Grate In this step, you will need to find some polishing compound blocks. These...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:07:21 PDT
Choosing Greener Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Materials/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/OIL4/IDECXKHA/FKNOIL4IDECXKHA.SMALL.jpg Jer_Faludi Choosing greener materials and components for your project — made easy. What makes one kind of plastic/ metal/ wood/ power supply more sustainable than another? Check out this collection to find out. Let's make greener stuff! Choosing Greener Plastics Choosing Greener Wood Choosing Greener...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 13:16:35 PDT
Spray Paint Shaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Shaker-1/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:41:04 PDT
SLO MakerSpace Basic Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/SLO-MakerSpace-Basic-Safety/
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 18:05:55 PDT
Tailstock Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailstock-Chuck/
Tailstock Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to make a tapered drill chuck for a lathe out of a bolt. You'll need the following materials:Bench GrinderMetal FileBoltNutThreaded ChuckPrussian BlueEpoxy PuttySmall MotorCarbide Scribe Small Motor To keep the run-out to a minimum when machining the bolt, it's necessa...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:55:32 PDT
Choosing Greener Plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Plastics/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:07:16 PDT
Hand Saw Guards http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Saw-Guards/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:20:38 PDT
Sharpening Jig for Woodturning Gouges http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Jig-for-Woodturning-Gouges/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:07:48 PDT
Reanimate old battery drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Reanimate-old-battery-drill/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 01:30:50 PDT
PCB Board Holder In 20 Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Board-Holder-In-20-Minutes/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:03:01 PDT
Retractable Solder Fume Extractor (From An LED Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Solder-Fume-Fan-From-An-LED-Light/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:56:58 PDT
Building Big Blue, a Home Made Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Big-Blue-a-Home-Made-Wood-Lathe/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 07:55:33 PDT
DIY Analog Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Analog-Voltmeter/
DIY Analog Voltmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hey,in this instructable I would show you how to make an analog voltmeter with correct readings . Working on principal of magnetic force generated by electricity.With this clever idea,you don't need to buy a new voltmeter when broken .Just take the material and make it yourself A voltmeter is an ins...
By: Gursimran Singh 425

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:52:49 PDT
handle making http://www.instructables.com/id/handle-making/
handle making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/65T0/ICXYAVIC/F5G65T0ICXYAVIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/65T0/ICXYAVIC/F5G65T0ICXYAVIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/65T0/ICXYAVIC/F5G65T0ICXYAVIC.SMALL.jpg my wookie late again bad wookie : ( ok so maybe i cant teach you how to make a tomahawk like the one i made today but i can show you how to make the handle Matereals for this you need a hard wood, i'm using a piece oak i cut off part of an old broken shovel handle a little thick but it will do, as for leni...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:35:17 PDT
Project ideas to organize your garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-ideas-to-organize-your-garage-workshop/
Project ideas to organize your garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/AH6E/ICXYAZ8W/FPSAH6EICXYAZ8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/AH6E/ICXYAZ8W/FPSAH6EICXYAZ8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/AH6E/ICXYAZ8W/FPSAH6EICXYAZ8W.SMALL.jpg seamster For the last few months I've been overhauling my garage workshop.The goal was to organize a space where I could do quite a bit of woodworking, but that was flexible enough to handle whatever kind of creative projects I might want to undertake. This instructable is a two-part affair. The first half c...
By: seamster

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 14:16:27 PDT
Lock Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-Blocks/
Lock Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/9HJ9/ICX7JPFC/F3P9HJ9ICX7JPFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/9HJ9/ICX7JPFC/F3P9HJ9ICX7JPFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/9HJ9/ICX7JPFC/F3P9HJ9ICX7JPFC.SMALL.jpg dave.vaness.79 Lock blocks are adjustable nuts. I first learned about the concept when granthams sent me some of his smart nuts to use on my bowl press. They are drilled and tapped in such a way that they slide on a threaded rod when tilted but tighten in place at their stop.This project is designed to be built ...
By: dave.vaness.79

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:38:53 PDT
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Skeletool, Skeletool CX, or Skeletool SX multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-swap-the-blade-on-your-Leatherman-Skeletool/
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Skeletool, Skeletool CX, or Skeletool SX multi-tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will give you the step by step on how to change the blade on your Skeletool multi-tool. The steps are the same for any version of the Skeletool (standard, CX, or SX) and any year.Please be warned that tampering with your tool may void the warranty. If you're having an issue with y...
By: txtoolcrafters

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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:16:40 PDT
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Charge TTi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-and-re-assemble-a-Leatherman-Cha/
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Charge TTi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will demonstrate a full break down and reassembly of a Leatherman Charge TTitool. The focus is on the proper placement of parts along with some tips and tricks to make it go easier. We'll be using a couple specialty tools, but you can make do at home with the basic "required tools"...
By: txtoolcrafters

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:22:39 PDT
Make a finger jointed box on the router table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-finger-jointed-box-on-the-router-table/
Make a finger jointed box on the router table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/ZLDB/ICRXTYE6/F32ZLDBICRXTYE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/ZLDB/ICRXTYE6/F32ZLDBICRXTYE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/ZLDB/ICRXTYE6/F32ZLDBICRXTYE6.SMALL.jpg motoring I love the look of a nice finger jointed box. Unfortunately they are hard to make and time consuming, unless you have a finger jointing jig. Anybody can produce a great looking box using one of these, being able to make the base of the box in about an hour. The jig I use is a small one and requires ...
By: motoring

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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 01:58:51 PDT
Steampunk Sonic Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Sonic-Screwdrivers/
Steampunk Sonic Screwdrivers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/8W5F/ICQSWNUM/F2F8W5FICQSWNUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/8W5F/ICQSWNUM/F2F8W5FICQSWNUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/8W5F/ICQSWNUM/F2F8W5FICQSWNUM.SMALL.jpg Ben Shamblin This is a full tutorial on how to make a steampunk sonic screwdriver.These were built at a cost of about 1.50 USD each, but that only includes the price of threaded rod and electronics, and not the parts I scrounged from random bits and pieces of plumbing and metal bits. Plan it Out First, the sc...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:17:58 PDT
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Wave http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-and-re-assemble-a-Leatherman-Wav/
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Wave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will demonstrate a full break down and reassembly of a Leatherman Wave tool. The focus is on the proper placement of parts along with some tips and tricks to make it go easier. We'll be using a couple specialty tools, but you can make do at home with the basic "required tools" li...
By: txtoolcrafters

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:21 PDT
Itty-Bitty Bungees: Making Mini-Shock Cord from Rubber Wristbands http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Bungees-Making-Mini-Shock-Cord-from-Rub/
Itty-Bitty Bungees: Making Mini-Shock Cord from Rubber Wristbands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory At Eureka Factory, we participate and exhibit at a lot of community events, FIRST tournaments and professional conferences and conventions. At all of them, branded silicon rubber wristbands are common swag, distributed as much, if not more than, business cards. After a while, they pile up. We fi...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:47:43 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/CF3C/ICM6W1GP/F45CF3CICM6W1GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/CF3C/ICM6W1GP/F45CF3CICM6W1GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/CF3C/ICM6W1GP/F45CF3CICM6W1GP.SMALL.jpg Gregarious I purchased a DeWalt 12volt cordless drill with two 'dead' batteries from a guy on eBay for about $10 (£6).I intended to turn it into a corded drill as demonstrated in several Instructables.Then the project seemed to take on a life of it's own and I found myself adding new features and enhancements....
By: Gregarious

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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Jigsaw Vision GoPro Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-Vision-GoPro-Mount-and-Giveaway-for-Pro-Mem/
Jigsaw Vision GoPro Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/K9B5/ICID42PS/F9PK9B5ICID42PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/K9B5/ICID42PS/F9PK9B5ICID42PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/K9B5/ICID42PS/F9PK9B5ICID42PS.SMALL.jpg CurtosNoirDesign I am giving away Pro Membership codes to two people. Everyone who subscribes to my channel by August 7th, 2015 gets a chance to enter. Head on over to YouTube.com/ProperGents and Subscribe. I get an email with your username so I will be contacting you through YouTube if you get picked. Good luck eve...
By: CurtosNoirDesign

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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:07:37 PDT
Cheap Drill Press DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Press-DIY/
Cheap Drill Press DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SMALL.jpg handroid7 I decided to build a drill press for 12$.I have mostly used design by Izzy Swan he have pretty good build videos: His YouTube Channel Here You can see the video of my final product : https://youtu.be/Ogf9JVEOmrYNow I can drill bunch of 90deg holes.. but why?Thank you, Materials and Tools Material...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:07:56 PDT
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Wave, Charge, or Surge Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-swap-the-blade-on-your-Leatherman-Wave-Char/
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Wave, Charge, or Surge Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will give you the step by step on how to replace the blade on your Leatherman Charge, Wave, or Surge tool. The photos will follow a Leatherman Wave tool, but the steps are the same for all three tools.Please be warned that tampering with your tool may void the warranty. If you're ...
By: txtoolcrafters

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:28:06 PDT
Hand Powered Vacuum Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Powered-Vacuum-Chamber/
Hand Powered Vacuum Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/LBYD/ICEMTDNO/FQ2LBYDICEMTDNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/LBYD/ICEMTDNO/FQ2LBYDICEMTDNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/LBYD/ICEMTDNO/FQ2LBYDICEMTDNO.SMALL.jpg Pirate_Prince If you ever worked with fibre glass, epoxy resin, plaster or moulding materials that required removal of bubbles before it sets after being poured into a mould, then having a vacuum chamber is a great help. However, commercially available units are pretty costly and even finding the the right size i...
By: Pirate_Prince

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:28:06 PDT
DIY blacksmithing - Converting your barbecue into a forge then using it to recycle scrap metal into tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-blacksmithing-Converting-your-barbecue-into-a-/
DIY blacksmithing - Converting your barbecue into a forge then using it to recycle scrap metal into tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SMALL.jpg rosemarybeetle Blacksmithery on the barbecue? - yes, this really works!Here's how you can make the quality steel that is found in bicycle parts live on, by forging it into blades to create useful tools. The best thing though is that this can be done on a normal barbecue using lumpwood charcoal and a camping airbed...
By: rosemarybeetle

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 04:02:52 PDT
Bandsaw blade storage box http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-blade-storage-box/
Bandsaw blade storage box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/FS09/ICE1URIA/FQ9FS09ICE1URIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/FS09/ICE1URIA/FQ9FS09ICE1URIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/FS09/ICE1URIA/FQ9FS09ICE1URIA.SMALL.jpg seamster I love my band saw--it's my favorite workshop tool.Over the years I've collected a handful of blades for it, but I've never had a decent place to store them. They've always just hung on nails on the wall. So I built this simple box of shelves to store my band saw blades a little more tidily. The co...
By: seamster

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:31:43 PDT
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-workshop-cart-with-hidden-drawer/
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SMALL.jpg seamster For the last couple of months I've been busily reorganizing my workshop. I've built all sorts of new stuff, including several cabinets, a large outfeed work table, and this new mobile workshop cart. I wanted a simple but heavy-duty cart to hold my jointer and planer that allowed them to be moved aro...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:29:36 PDT
Sawmill from 12" bandsaw and a mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawmill-from-12-bandsaw-and-a-mower/
Sawmill from 12" bandsaw and a mower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/0W6A/ICACKCWA/FGA0W6AICACKCWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/0W6A/ICACKCWA/FGA0W6AICACKCWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/0W6A/ICACKCWA/FGA0W6AICACKCWA.SMALL.jpg wiredrods This will be my first Instructable, seems I never take a picture until the project is done ;-(PLEASE comment and ask questions of you have them!!! I have a camp property 29 miles from the edge of civilization, and therefore need to use my resources instead of driving back and forth trying to get jus...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:49:08 PDT
EXTRA HANDS FOR SOLDERING - OCTOPUS http://www.instructables.com/id/EXTRA-HANDS-FOR-SOLDERING-OCTOPUS/
EXTRA HANDS FOR SOLDERING - OCTOPUS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/LTOH/IC6HTHD0/F0LLTOHIC6HTHD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/LTOH/IC6HTHD0/F0LLTOHIC6HTHD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/LTOH/IC6HTHD0/F0LLTOHIC6HTHD0.SMALL.jpg chrisjlionel A extra hands (helping hand), also known as a third hand, is a type of extremely adjustable hands to hold materials near each other so that the user can work on them. MATERIALS USED Piece of wooden block Wood sticks with square cross-section (10x10mm) Alligator clips - 4 pairs Flexible and stiff...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:18:33 PDT
Renewing a Spokeshave http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewing-a-Spokeshave/
Renewing a Spokeshave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/24YC/IC4MSP4S/F2Y24YCIC4MSP4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/24YC/IC4MSP4S/F2Y24YCIC4MSP4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/24YC/IC4MSP4S/F2Y24YCIC4MSP4S.SMALL.jpg YukonMaker I was given a spokeshave from a friend recently, since he knew I was looking for one. He had picked it up from a garage sale for $2, not a bad deal since it was in decent shape, just neglected for a few years.Here's a quick little guide to refinishing a spokeshave. I was specifically working with a ...
By: YukonMaker

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:10:38 PDT