Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - drill - tools http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 01:00:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mini DRILL PRESS (for PCB and other small stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DRILL-PRESS-for-PCB-and-other-small-stuff/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:37:20 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Cheap thrift-store powertools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-thrift-store-powertools/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:32:42 PDT
DIY Disk Sander from Corded Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-Disk-Sander-from-Corded-Drill/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 23:09:58 PDT
tired of dead batteries in your cordless tools? me too! so let's hack away!! http://www.instructables.com/id/tired-of-dead-batteries-in-your-cordless-tools-me/
tired of dead batteries in your cordless tools? me too! so let's hack away!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SMALL.jpg schadduck ok this is my 1st instructable so please be kind. Are you like me when it comes to cordless tools? I get so frustrated with half finished projects and hours of wait time while those "convenient" cordless tools charge. so, i wanted to add wall power to them but, the key for me was to achieve this and...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 17:37:33 PDT
Bullet Shell Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Shell-Screwdriver/
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:59:05 PST
Wrench Sizes... Problem Solved http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrench-Sizes-Problem-Solved/
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 17:22:24 PST
Can't Find the Correct Drill or Wrench Size? Here's How... http://www.instructables.com/id/Cant-Find-the-Correct-Drill-or-Wrench-Size-Here/
Can't Find the Correct Drill or Wrench Size? Here's How... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/GSKW/H97JYBJO/FJQGSKWH97JYBJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/GSKW/H97JYBJO/FJQGSKWH97JYBJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/GSKW/H97JYBJO/FJQGSKWH97JYBJO.SMALL.jpg bfk Most sized tools are marked by stamped numbers on their sides, shanks or handles.   All too often, I find myself looking for a specific drill or socket, unable to make out the stamped size.  It becomes especially difficult in low or "flat light" where the reflecting edges of the numbers are less def...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 13:14:32 PST
How to make a tool set http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tool-set/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:00:05 PDT
POWER DRILL HOLSTER FROM LAUNDRY JUG http://www.instructables.com/id/POWER-DRILL-HOLSTER-FROM-LAUNDRY-JUG/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/Q14Q/H4VQ6A4F/FTMQ14QH4VQ6A4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/Q14Q/H4VQ6A4F/FTMQ14QH4VQ6A4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/Q14Q/H4VQ6A4F/FTMQ14QH4VQ6A4F.SMALL.jpg DoDo729 I use my power drill quite a bit and like to have it handy when I need it.  So I came up with this idea and it costs nothing to make.  All you need is a empty laundry detergent jug, a knife and a couple of screws. iNSTRUCTIONS: Take the laundry detergent jug, and there are various sizes to choose...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:01:21 PDT
More Dremel Than Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Dremel-Than-Dremel/
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 14:52:33 PST
Wooden Knob for Hand Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Knob-for-Hand-Drill/
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Fri, 11 Sep 2009 12:38:53 PDT
Drill press repeat drill fence fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-repeat-drill-fence-fixture/
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Fri, 1 May 2009 16:20:02 PDT
Shop Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides The shop is the production hub where incredible things get made and tools are the implements that we use to do what our hands cannot. Without them, we'd be stuck weaving baskets and painting pictures all day. With them, we can create nearly anything our human brains can conjure. Instructables has...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:13:00 PST
DUST OFF (Fuera polvo al taladrar) http://www.instructables.com/id/DUST-OFF-Fuera-polvo-al-taladrar/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:36:10 PDT