Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - cheap - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:00:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Woodshop-Pre-filter-aka-Cyclone-for-8/
Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SMALL.jpg _diyMATT If you spent any time cutting wood you know how annoying it is to clean out your Shop Vac all the time since it get's clogged up with wood just as fast as your lungs do. There are many options to fix the issue, ranging from the dirt cheap to not so bad to "I'M RICH, BEOTCH!!! solutions. I tried to...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:05:23 PDT
Cheap and Easy Hot Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Hot-Plate/
Cheap and Easy Hot Plate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/RK96/IT8TGYP6/FYURK96IT8TGYP6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/RK96/IT8TGYP6/FYURK96IT8TGYP6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/RK96/IT8TGYP6/FYURK96IT8TGYP6.SMALL.jpg Quarki For someone on a budget, tools like hot plates can be expensive. Though this one I made may not look the prettiest, it works well, and was cheap.Materials:*Metal Can (the thicker the better)*Hand Sanitizer and a Small cap from a glass container (Not a bottle cap. I got mine from an old lemonade bott...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 11:46:28 PDT
Diy Portable mini mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Mini-Mixer/
Diy Portable mini mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionMixer / Hand blender is useful item if you need to mix anything automatically without hard. This mini mixer is portable, so you can use this kitchen tools anywhere and anytime. You can use this for stir a drink, Mix a dough, mix a spice or anything!. This tools takes 2 AA Battery for ma...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:58:22 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
How to Make a Mini Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SMALL.jpg Joshbuilds This tutorial is on how to build a mini electric pump (for pumping water). The pump can be useful for small applications or just as a fun craft. One of the best things about this build is that almost everyone should have access to the materials needed as none of them are special parts. Before we sta...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 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
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
Reuse Old Sanding Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-Old-Sanding-Pads/
Reuse Old Sanding Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YD8O/IQIA6IKA/FUZYD8OIQIA6IKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YD8O/IQIA6IKA/FUZYD8OIQIA6IKA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/YD8O/IQIA6IKA/FUZYD8OIQIA6IKA.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 I'm incredibly tight fisted when it comes to my woodworking, and as such, I am reluctant to throw anything away! When my detail sander pads get too tattered around the edges, I use this little trick to turn them into usable hand sanders! Trace Your Pads I traced the shape of my sanding pads onto ...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:22:58 PDT
Soldering Iron Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Stand-3/
Soldering Iron Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LHJF/IQ2KNG1Y/FBULHJFIQ2KNG1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LHJF/IQ2KNG1Y/FBULHJFIQ2KNG1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/LHJF/IQ2KNG1Y/FBULHJFIQ2KNG1Y.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 A few years back my grandfather gave me a gift of his old soldering iron. I've gotten a lot of use out of it and decided that it's finally time to build my own stand for it! Preparing the Form We're going to be using a coat hanger for the coil that the iron sits in. To make this coil, I drilled a...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 10:53:04 PDT
Build a Speaker in Less Than $3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Speaker-in-Less-Than-3/
Build a Speaker in Less Than $3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W3Z3/IQ2MJFQE/FG2W3Z3IQ2MJFQE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W3Z3/IQ2MJFQE/FG2W3Z3IQ2MJFQE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/W3Z3/IQ2MJFQE/FG2W3Z3IQ2MJFQE.SMALL.jpg GreatIndianJugadu Getting started with DIY projects is easier than you might think. This Instructable will hopefully encourage people to start building their own projects. I come from India where DIY is still to catch on. There are a few reasons behind this, first is that the labor is quite cheap here as compared to ...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:04:35 PDT
DIY Quilling Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Quilling-Tool/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 04:01:07 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/90H6/IOT2XGI9/FAY90H6IOT2XGI9.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ZYH6/INI800PF/F8RZYH6INI800PF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/ZYH6/INI800PF/F8RZYH6INI800PF.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:13:12 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Redneck, Fast, Dirt Cheap, Oscillating Multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Fast-Dirt-Cheap-Oscillating-Multi-tool/
Redneck, Fast, Dirt Cheap, Oscillating Multi-tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SMALL.jpg jimmytvf I always wanted one of those tools, but are pretty damn expensive, and i just needed to cut some insulating foam, so i made this dirt cheap mod on my sander, and the results are way better than i expected! What'cha need... Well, this is a very straight forward 'ible, so let's make things easy.- ...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:16:20 PDT
Stand for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Stand-for-Soldering/
Stand for Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SGGH/ILFG08BL/FZQSGGHILFG08BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SGGH/ILFG08BL/FZQSGGHILFG08BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/SGGH/ILFG08BL/FZQSGGHILFG08BL.SMALL.jpg Dzefri In this instructable I am going to show you how to make wooden stand for soldering. Cut Bottom Part Cut bottom part of wood and sand it, you can use any dimensions and kind of wood but you should pick the most solid and heavy you can find. Cut Other Wooden Parts Sand Wooden Parts Glue ...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 06:49:12 PST
Vacuum Wall Adapter for Clean Drilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Wall-Adapter-for-Clean-Drilling/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:43:00 PDT
Convert your Jigsaw into a Scrollsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-Jigsaw-into-a-Scrollsaw/
Convert your Jigsaw into a Scrollsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/YK1X/IEGXUK42/F6WYK1XIEGXUK42.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/YK1X/IEGXUK42/F6WYK1XIEGXUK42.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/YK1X/IEGXUK42/F6WYK1XIEGXUK42.SMALL.jpg Sir__Walter After trying to cut out intricate shapes using a jigsaw (to no avail), and seeing guyzo35's Instructable on the subject, I knew I had to make one of these for my own. In this instructable, we'll convert a handheld jigsaw into a bench-top scroll saw, allowing us to cut small and complex shapes from l...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 21:42:29 PDT
Cheap Drill Press DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Press-DIY/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:07:56 PDT
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Moulding-Make-your-own-monster/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:44:06 PDT
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sawhorse-strong-cheap-easy/
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SMALL.jpg seamster One of the most useful tools any maker-person can have is a decent stack of sawhorses. They're incredibly useful in the workshop for any number of uses. The best sawhorse is one that is strong, cheap, easy to make, and ideally, stackable.This incredibly simple sawhorse plan is a modified version of ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:44 PST
DIY 2$ Dremel Router Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2-Dremel-Router-Attachment/
DIY 2$ Dremel Router Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to make a simple router attachment for your dremel (original or not like mine) using just a plastic jar saved from the garbage.I have a cheap and not original dremel so the last thing I want is spend 20/30$ to buy a router attachment for it; so ...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:37:02 PST
SBoaB- Simple Brackets on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/SBoaB-Simple-Brackets-on-a-Budget/
SBoaB- Simple Brackets on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EO0R/I2CVBS5H/FM8EO0RI2CVBS5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EO0R/I2CVBS5H/FM8EO0RI2CVBS5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/EO0R/I2CVBS5H/FM8EO0RI2CVBS5H.SMALL.jpg Nate_o_bae Looking to hang some stuff on your workbench or wall? In need of some brackets? Well, look no further here is SBoaB - Simple Brackets on a Budget! This project ended up costing me nothing since I was using leftover supplies that I had lying around. If you had to buy some materials, this should cost...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:46:31 PST
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
Hatchet Handle Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had purchased a cheap hatchet at a local flea market but the handle was uncomfortable and a very loose fit in the hatchet head so it needed replaced. This was an exhausting project at times working only with hand tools but the final product was very rewarding and I am very please with how it turne...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-vacuum-forming-with-plastic-bottles/
CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge This is a cool project you can do with a vacuum former and a few milk bottles,I will make an Instructable on how to make a former but for now look at others there are some great ones,you can checkout how to make this with free plans here http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Easy-Vacu... Gather...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:46:29 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
Elementary mitre box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SMALL.jpg Martin Balák A mitre box is a wood working tool used to guide a hand saw to make precise and fast mitre cuts in a board. The mitrebox is lightweight and portable. It's a good tool for smaller mitring jobs. Tools and materials A miter box could hardly be simpler, consisting as it does of only three pieces – fr...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Pocket Sized Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:06:07 PST
How to Make a Disposable Rubber Spatula http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Spatty-A-Mini-and-Disposable-Rubber-/
How to Make a Disposable Rubber Spatula - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/LXJM/HMEXX86J/F5ILXJMHMEXX86J.SMALL.jpg Verticees I needed a rubber spatula in uses for mixing in a small narrow-necked bottle. Therefore, the head of the spatula needed to be flexible, and if it were to get lost inside, cheap and easy to reproduce. I thought making the product would be easy, but then I realized that I didn't have any Sugru on hand...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 13:18:49 PDT
Herramienta útil (useful tool) http://www.instructables.com/id/Herramienta-útil-useful-tool/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:39:44 PDT
Easy to Make Precision Tape Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Make-Precision-Tape-Measure/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 12:34:12 PDT
Free Replacement Tip for Soldering Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Replacement-Tip-for-Soldering-Guns/
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:07:45 PST
Makeshift gram scale (balancita improvisada) http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeshift-gram-scale-balancita-improvisada/
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 20:29:47 PST
Easy electroplating (Galvanizado f�cil) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-electroplating-Galvanizado-fcil/
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Sun, 13 May 2012 18:25:54 PDT
Mejoras a mi KISS lathe (my KISS lathe upgrades) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mejoras-a-mi-KISS-lathe-my-KISS-lathe-upgrades/
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 20:07:28 PDT
Cutting Tool (Herramienta de corte) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Tool-Herramienta-de-corte/
Cutting Tool (Herramienta de corte) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TBF3/GNSNIT5H/FVRTBF3GNSNIT5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TBF3/GNSNIT5H/FVRTBF3GNSNIT5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/TBF3/GNSNIT5H/FVRTBF3GNSNIT5H.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Ver también http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-tools-2-herramientas-de-corte-2/ Cuando empecé a hacer torneado en madera, no tardé en darme cuenta de lo importante que es tener harramientas de corte de buena calidad. Pero lo bueno cuesta. Por lo tanto, empecé a buscar alternativas, y he conse...
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Wed, 18 May 2011 14:52:43 PDT
My forge (mi fragua) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-forge-mi-fragua/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 05:19:10 PDT
Table belt sander (lijadora de banda, de mesa) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-belt-sander-lijadora-de-banda-de-mesa/
Table belt sander (lijadora de banda, de mesa) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/W65Z/GH8AAOA7/FC1W65ZGH8AAOA7.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace unos meses me regalé una lijadora de banda. Es una excelente herramienta, versátil, resistente, poderosa. Pero... siempre tiene que existir un "pero". Para trabajos pequeños es algo difícil de manejar. Por ejemplo, para lijar piezas chicas, suelo ponerla "patas para arriba" sobre las piernas y ...
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Fri, 3 Dec 2010 20:39:05 PST
Torno del pobre (poor man's lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Torno-del-pobre-poor-man-lathe/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2009 13:34:42 PDT
Lump free paint (pinte sin grumos) http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-without-clots/
Lump free paint (pinte sin grumos) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/9ZI8/F07SA50E/FP99ZI8F07SA50E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/9ZI8/F07SA50E/FP99ZI8F07SA50E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/9ZI8/F07SA50E/FP99ZI8F07SA50E.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 A way of NOT contribute to global heating is reusing inputs, example paint. (Una forma de no contribuir al calentamiento global es reusar insumos, ejemplo pintura) Although sometimes the paint gets lumpy when it gets old (hace grumos con el tiempo) In the picture you can see the lumps on the su...
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Sat, 7 Apr 2007 19:31:29 PDT
convert a tire inflator-type air compressor into a vacuum pump http://www.instructables.com/id/convert-a-tire-inflator-type-air-compressor-into-a/
convert a tire inflator-type air compressor into a vacuum pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AHBQ/F23Z39Q5/FCNAHBQF23Z39Q5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AHBQ/F23Z39Q5/FCNAHBQF23Z39Q5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/AHBQ/F23Z39Q5/FCNAHBQF23Z39Q5.SMALL.jpg drcrash A vacuum pump is just an air pump, like a compressor, where you use the input side for suction, rather than using the output side for blowing.Many air compressors make good vacuum pumps if you can find the air intake, enclose it, and attach an appropriate hose or fitting.In this instructable, I'll ...
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Thu, 31 May 2007 10:02:54 PDT
Simple Rotary / Dremel Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Rotary-Dremel-Mount/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 18:17:20 PDT
Build a high-reach tool with household items http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-high-reach-tool-with-household-items/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2009 02:58:09 PST
The Inexpensive Dremel Foot Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inexpensive-Dremel-Foot-Switch/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2007 23:41:13 PDT
Making The Mighty Goliath Hotwire Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-Mighty-Goliath-Hotwire-Machine/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 06:18:29 PST
Make Signs out of Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Signs-out-of-Cardboard/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:14:30 PST
Electric Lawn Mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Lawn-Mower/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2008 03:39:45 PDT
Make a good, cheap, upgradeable sheet plastic vacuum former http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-good%2c-cheap%2c-upgradeable-sheet-plastic-vacu/
Make a good, cheap, upgradeable sheet plastic vacuum former - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5MUI/F3ETRVC8/FYA5MUIF3ETRVC8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5MUI/F3ETRVC8/FYA5MUIF3ETRVC8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5MUI/F3ETRVC8/FYA5MUIF3ETRVC8.SMALL.jpg drcrash Tired of buying cheap plastic crap? Now you can make your own!Or you can make nice and surprisingly sturdy plastic stuff in amazing shapes, amaze your friends with your technical prowess, and be the life of the party.Vacuum forming is a technique for shaping sheet plastics into 3D shapes, which you...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2007 14:20:05 PDT