Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:55:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Restore a vintage power drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Vintage-Power-Drill/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:52:36 PDT
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
DIY Air hose reel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Hose-Reel/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:18:54 PDT
Web Controlled SMD Electronics Reflow Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-SMD-Electronics-Reflow-Oven/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:38:48 PDT
DIY Solder Fume Extractor Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solder-Fume-Extractor-Box/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:11:38 PDT
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Plasma-Pen-Micro-Torch/
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In a previous project (seen here) I modified an arc lighter to cut paper and other thin materials. In this project I've made an alternate design that allows more versatility for both engraving purposes as well as any purpose that might benefit from a small precision torch. This works especially well...
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:18:59 PDT
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-CNC-Router-From-a-Radial-Arm-Saw/
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7HYC/IRXTRHVJ/FVJ7HYCIRXTRHVJ.SMALL.jpg ChipsWoodShop A new CNC router was certainly not in the budget, but with lots of reuse, patience, and a few small purchases, my DIY CNC works! I can cut out and engrave things with computer control. You can certainly do better with more expensive components, but this project has given me the chance to learn ...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:47:21 PDT
Drill press for ~$20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-for-20-21/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:50:59 PDT
Diy Portable mini mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Mini-Mixer/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:58:22 PDT
Solid Back Shovel Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Back-Shovel-Restoration/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:27:47 PDT
Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:40:43 PDT
STRETCH WRAP FILM ROLL HOLDER http://www.instructables.com/id/STRETCH-WRAP-FILM-ROLL-HOLDER/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:18:55 PDT
KEY ORGANIZER http://www.instructables.com/id/KEY-ORGANIZER-1/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:05:02 PDT
Helping Hand Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hand-Soldering/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:18:33 PDT
Cheap Bright Head-Mounted Magnifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bright-Head-Mounted-Magnifier/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:38:31 PDT
Hand Drill Using Battery Terminal http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Drill-Using-Battery-Terminal/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:01:12 PDT
Clamps, Clamps, and More Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamps-Clamps-and-More-Clamps/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:11:12 PST
The Cornhole Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cornhole-Boards/
The Cornhole Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Cornhole: An American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn (or bean bags) at a raised platform with a hole in the far end.I grew up in Iowa and I can tell you ... that was NOT what cornhole meant, but I digress .... this is a family show.Friends of mine have occasional gatheri...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:10:05 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Stand-From-Scrap-Lumber/
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SMALL.jpg Honus I have a portable bandsaw that I absolutely love- it's one of my favorite and most useful tools. Cutting small pieces of metal with any degree of precision can be difficult however. What I needed was a stand to turn it into a benchtop saw.This is a super simple low cost stand that is very easy to ma...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:30:54 PDT
LEATHERMAN SKELETOOL KEY MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/LEATHERMAN-SKELETOOL-KEY-MOD/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:27:56 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Swivel-Base-Vise-Mount/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 06:17:10 PDT
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Old-Cordless-Tools-to-Lithium-Power/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 22:48:05 PDT
Ultimate Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Drill-Press-Table/
Ultimate Drill Press Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff The drill press is one of the most valuable tools you can have in your shop; They're also a tremendous waste of space! I combat that a little bit in this video by building an integrated storage unit / table for my drill press.Plans are available on my website store. Assemble the Carcass Start by ...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:09:51 PDT
MAX CUT 2 Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/MAX-CUT-2-Circular-Saw-Crosscut-Miter-Jig/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 05:51:29 PDT
Bolt Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-Cutting-Jig/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 02:37:45 PDT
Drill Press Sanding Plates http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Sanding-Plates/
Drill Press Sanding Plates - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XASN/IRHV3DK4/FI4XASNIRHV3DK4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XASN/IRHV3DK4/FI4XASNIRHV3DK4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/XASN/IRHV3DK4/FI4XASNIRHV3DK4.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn your drill press into a temporary spindle sander with plates. Plate Trace your drill press table onto a piece of melamine or other piece of wood and find the center. Router Use a router circle jig to cut the piece to size. Drill Drill out a hole in the center of the plate to accommo...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 19:22:14 PDT
Railroad Spike Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Railroad-Spike-Bottle-Opener-2/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 02:22:26 PDT
Tape Measure & Pencil Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Tape-Measure-Pencil-Hack/
Tape Measure & Pencil Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/H49L/IRHV1PPC/FCPH49LIRHV1PPC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/H49L/IRHV1PPC/FCPH49LIRHV1PPC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/H49L/IRHV1PPC/FCPH49LIRHV1PPC.SMALL.jpg thetoolman I don't know about you but I always misplace my tape measure, pencil and notepaper when needing to take measurements. I've figured out a way to combine all of these tools and tasks to be at my side all the time. Here goes... Tape Measure Hack This one involves placing a piece of Formica on the fa...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:07:19 PDT
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-6-Bench-Vise/
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I have a great little vise. I use it a ton (pun not intended)! The only problem with it is that it's tiny-- It opens to a little more than 1.5"I wanted to buy a bigger vise (for my birthday), but the prices are INSANE! As a "maker", I don't think it makes sense to pay $100 to $500+ on a vise, when ...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:34:01 PDT
Dremel Flexi-shaft Replacement Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Flexi-shaft-Replacement-Cap/
Dremel Flexi-shaft Replacement Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/APHL/IRC5SBTL/F62APHLIRC5SBTL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/APHL/IRC5SBTL/F62APHLIRC5SBTL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F62/APHL/IRC5SBTL/F62APHLIRC5SBTL.SMALL.jpg dangrayber I've somehow lost the end cap for my dremel flexi-shaft. It may turn up some day, but I've spent too many hours searching for it. Dremel doesn't sell a replacement, so I needed to make my own. What You'll Need Lathe with basic tooling (and lathe skills)1/2-40 (NF) bottom tap and wrench29/64" dril...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 19:57:18 PDT
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Drill-Press-Fence/
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SMALL.jpg Proud Daddy If you've ever tried to do any kind of straight line cutting, drilling, or routing in the shop, you know the benefits of using a fence. I needed one today, but didn't have one on hand. I looked it up, and a fence for your drill press will run you anywhere from $30 - $80. Well, a) I couldn't wait for...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:57:17 PDT
DIY Magnetic Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Camera-Mount/
DIY Magnetic Camera Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/S87Q/IRC6WYE5/F58S87QIRC6WYE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/S87Q/IRC6WYE5/F58S87QIRC6WYE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F58/S87Q/IRC6WYE5/F58S87QIRC6WYE5.SMALL.jpg Braxton Wirthlin In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a quick and easy magnetic camera mount that you can use for getting some great shots, or attaching your camera in places where you normally wouldn't be able to. I made mine from a disc magnet that I purchased from Harbor Freight, a 1/4x20 bolt a...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 23:29:52 PDT
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Twin-Screw-Vise-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I recently found a HUGE M20 Turnbuckle while hiking, and thought I could built myself a Twin-Screw vise with it, since I needed another big vise.The M20 Bolts from the Turnbuckle can apply several tons of force, so I think they're a great option for building a vise.Not only can a big Moxon Vise like...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:07:12 PDT
Glove Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-Box/
Glove Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/JPFV/IR81434W/F1GJPFVIR81434W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/JPFV/IR81434W/F1GJPFVIR81434W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/JPFV/IR81434W/F1GJPFVIR81434W.SMALL.jpg Chris Rode Hello,I wanted to sow some orchid seeds and needed a glove box inorder to do this. It is a very easy build and can be used for many different reasons.Materials you will need:1 - 60 liter clear storage bin w/ side locking lid - $152 - 4" PVC toilet flanges - $9 each2 - 5" metal hose clamps - $2 each1...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:31:21 PDT
Easy, cheap portable VENTED fume extractor and optional fume box http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-Portable-VENTED-Fume-Extractor-and-Opti/
Easy, cheap portable VENTED fume extractor and optional fume box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/Y7LY/IR80Z5TI/F4BY7LYIR80Z5TI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/Y7LY/IR80Z5TI/F4BY7LYIR80Z5TI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/Y7LY/IR80Z5TI/F4BY7LYIR80Z5TI.SMALL.jpg JanF46 An easy, cheap and portable vented fume extractor that you can take anywhere to keep you safe while you work! Make the fume box too, for the perfect duo, or just use alone...... REQUIREMENTS You will need for the extractor:A DC fan (mine is salvaged computer fan)A length of hose (again salvaged -...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:07:54 PDT
Wooden Screw Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Screw-Clamps/
Wooden Screw Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ST81/IR6ION5X/FUCST81IR6ION5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ST81/IR6ION5X/FUCST81IR6ION5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ST81/IR6ION5X/FUCST81IR6ION5X.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff The most "woodworky" clamp of all woodworking clamps. I am always in need of more clamps, and I prefer to build my own tools. Imagine my delight when I discovered Jorgensen makes a kit that fills all my needs and desires. They're relatively cheap and well made. The kit leaves lots of room for im...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:52:37 PDT
Pulley Driven Mini Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-Driven-Mini-Table-Saw/
Pulley Driven Mini Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I needed a small table saw for cutting small things ... like printed circuit boards. I've used angle grinders, hand saws, nibbler tools and they are all too wasteful or take too much time to cut up a small (30 x 50 mm) board.I used to have a full size table saw, but that's just too big for cutting t...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:30:25 PDT
Simple Axe Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Axe-Cover/
Simple Axe Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T6EH/IR6INXQR/FD1T6EHIR6INXQR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T6EH/IR6INXQR/FD1T6EHIR6INXQR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/T6EH/IR6INXQR/FD1T6EHIR6INXQR.SMALL.jpg woodpeker The following instructions were based on a 5lb axe.You will need the following materials and tools;30cm square of Leather (I used reclaim from a sofa)Polyester threadSuperglue (Superglue bonds skin and leather in seconds, use with caution)Strong scissorsSewing machine with leather needle2x clothes p...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:20:45 PDT
Custom Wall Tool Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Tool-Holders/
Custom Wall Tool Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I made some holders, over my workbench, on a big piece of melamine, for some of my hand tools. I made these two same holders for my T-Handle Torx/Hex keys, Nut Drivers, Rasps and Screwdrivers. I placed them down to calculate the space I need to let, betw...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:31:16 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Push Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Block/
Push Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a push block for safe operation of power tools like table saws and routers. Stencil Stencil the handle of a saw onto a piece of wood stock. Shape Cut the the handle to size with a jig saw. Use a router to round the edges and sand to finish. Base Cut a piece of stock for the base. Ro...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:39:52 PDT
DIY SELF-SUSTAINED SOLO CUP HYDROPONIC KIT FOR AEROGARDEN SEED PODS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SOLO-CUP-HYDROPONIC-KIT-FOR-AEROGARDEN-SEED-PO/
DIY SELF-SUSTAINED SOLO CUP HYDROPONIC KIT FOR AEROGARDEN SEED PODS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/NME0/IR40BNTC/FBMNME0IR40BNTC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/NME0/IR40BNTC/FBMNME0IR40BNTC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/NME0/IR40BNTC/FBMNME0IR40BNTC.SMALL.jpg ANDesign Lab It all started out as part of a proposal for a science grant…but the ball kept rolling even after ANDesign Lab’s drought-adaptive garden sensor proposal was submitted.Just like that–the next idea struck–a DIY Self-Sustained Hydroponic Kit for AeroGarden Seed Pods*DISCLAIMER: only tools readily avail...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:12:47 PDT
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Face-Shield-w-Built-in-Safety-Glasses/
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting a face shield for all sorts of dangerous projects, but they're pretty expensive, and I can't seem to find one anyway.I originally thought of buying a sheet of Plexiglass, melting it, and then bending, but I doubt that it will work, since it will probably crack, and will ruin the op...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:38:48 PDT
INFRARED LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/INFRARED-LIGHTS/
INFRARED LIGHTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SMALL.jpg darrenhall A simple little hack that will give any ghost hunters two Infrared lights for under five pounds Items and tools Ok - first things firstDrop onto Ebay and get hold of a pack of infrared LEDs ( about one pound ninety for 100) - size 5mm.Call into your local POUND WORLD shop and pick up two of the h...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:25:43 PDT
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
DIY Electric Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Sander/
DIY Electric Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SMALL.jpg dosimeter This is a simple electric sander that you can make at home if you have a small 12V drill machine, the one used for printed circuit boards. I needed a small handy sander for a project since sanding manually with hands is time consuming and difficult sometimes. Moreover, it works great with metals too...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:56:54 PDT
leather journal from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Journal-From-Scratch/
leather journal from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/4FZC/IQU10F67/FBC4FZCIQU10F67.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/4FZC/IQU10F67/FBC4FZCIQU10F67.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/4FZC/IQU10F67/FBC4FZCIQU10F67.SMALL.jpg dragonfrog66 Hello everyone. Just warning you this is my first Instructable so if you have any questions comment below. I learned how to make this style of leather notebook when my family took a 6 month trip to Morocco its simple but can take along time depending on the leather you are using I have used 8mm leat...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:59:09 PDT