Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - hack http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:07:51 PST BLOX v1.01 3 Awesome Life Hacks / Stationery Knife Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Awesome-Life-Hacks-Stationery-Knife-Ideas/
3 Awesome Life Hacks / Stationery Knife Ideas - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/JOAI/IVO7LES9/FAXJOAIIVO7LES9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/JOAI/IVO7LES9/FAXJOAIIVO7LES9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/JOAI/IVO7LES9/FAXJOAIIVO7LES9.SMALL.jpg MORENA DIY https://youtu.be/LgTYO6ztxOU Idea #1 Hello guys! Today I'll show you how to make 3 Awesome Life Hacks / Stationery Knife Simple ideas that will change your life! Ideas #2 Ideas #3
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:40:48 PST
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
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Swivel-Base-Vise-Mount/
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In my last Instructable, I showed How to Make a Wooden 6" Vise. The vise has turned out way better than I thought, so I decided that I want to mount it, which caused some problems: I didn't want to use clamps, but wanted to mount it firmly onto my workbench, and also wanted to use it as a Drill-Pres...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 06:17:10 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
Difficult Hex Nut Installation Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Difficult-Hex-Nut-Installation-Made-Easy/
Difficult Hex Nut Installation Made Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SMALL.jpg smurray2 This short and easy 'ible will make the installation of awkward hex nuts easy.I came across this method using the school of necessity being the mother of all invention.I built a swing set for my son and stupidly drilled the mounting holes very far down the inside of the crossbar tube as shown in the...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:17:52 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Alternative method to properly drive insert nuts in hard wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Method-to-Properly-Drive-Insert-Nuts-i/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:17:33 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
3D Printed Power Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Power-Hacksaw/
3D Printed Power Hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNE/9T1X/IN0TL9YW/FNE9T1XIN0TL9YW.SMALL.jpg engineerd3d This is a power hacksaw that will cut mostly anything. From wood to plastic to steel. I have also tested this with stainless steel. The videos below show it in action as well as show the component arrangement. Bill of Materials (BOM) Bill of materialsBOM 6x – 608 Roller skate bearings 2x -100mm ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:42:20 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SMALL.jpg M3G I am notoriously bad at selecting the right size wrench, and sometimes it comes back to bite me. I was recently shown this trick by a buddy of mine, and it is a lifesaver!*Note: while this is a very useful tip, I would not recommend using it in every situation. In some cases (like if you're working ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
Quick Drill Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Drill-Bits/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:18:29 PDT
Pimp My Air Compressor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-My-Air-Compressor/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 18:47:06 PDT
Mount a Vise! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-a-Vise/
Mount a Vise! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6P71/ILCHE4W2/FYA6P71ILCHE4W2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6P71/ILCHE4W2/FYA6P71ILCHE4W2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6P71/ILCHE4W2/FYA6P71ILCHE4W2.SMALL.jpg d3ath101 Simple instructions for mounting a Vise! The GIG. So, I have a vise, that I would eventually like to use. It's red, it's rustyish. But it works well, I think.So I think I will mount it..... but need to use some tools to do so, as to not break anything..........Basically the tools are as follows: ...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 13:52:57 PST
Magnetic Bit Storage On A Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bit-Storage-on-a-Drill/
Magnetic Bit Storage On A Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6EML/IL8LHYP5/FHO6EMLIL8LHYP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6EML/IL8LHYP5/FHO6EMLIL8LHYP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/6EML/IL8LHYP5/FHO6EMLIL8LHYP5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think almost everyone that has a drill can agree with me that losing a bit or a screw while making a project is the worst thing that could ever happen. EVER!I decided that I want to keep the bits that I used most often on my drill so they won't get lost, Using magnets. This also makes it really ea...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 10:30:48 PST
Make a Keychain From a Car Badge With JB Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Keychain-From-a-Car-Badge-With-JB-Weld/
Make a Keychain From a Car Badge With JB Weld - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/S36Z/IL2C5QZL/FXOS36ZIL2C5QZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/S36Z/IL2C5QZL/FXOS36ZIL2C5QZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/S36Z/IL2C5QZL/FXOS36ZIL2C5QZL.SMALL.jpg Monstro7 * Use short video tutorial (above) if you don't want to read! *------------------------------------ JB-Weld is used for many applications. This tutorial will show you how to mix JB Weld in small portions so that you can get used to working with it and curing it properly.Generally, JB Weld is used to...
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 22:21:45 PST
MICROMETER TOOL BOX http://www.instructables.com/id/MICROMETER-TOOL-BOX/
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Tue, 23 Feb 2016 19:41:55 PST
Belt Sander Tie-down http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Sander-Tie-down/
Belt Sander Tie-down - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/SST6/IKEAKI47/FSASST6IKEAKI47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/SST6/IKEAKI47/FSASST6IKEAKI47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/SST6/IKEAKI47/FSASST6IKEAKI47.SMALL.jpg kevincarruthers Since I am limited on space, I have to try and be as compact as I can. That means I don't have room for a bench top sander. I still need to be able to sand small parts so the easiest and safest way I could come up with was to tie down my hand held sander. We call the strap mule tape because of its s...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 14:17:36 PST
exacto-knife hack http://www.instructables.com/id/exacto-knife-hack/
exacto-knife hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/2RD8/IEKJ7AZW/FFO2RD8IEKJ7AZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/2RD8/IEKJ7AZW/FFO2RD8IEKJ7AZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/2RD8/IEKJ7AZW/FFO2RD8IEKJ7AZW.SMALL.jpg mywaffles11 this is a cool and cheep life hack. max cost is $10.have fun and be safe. this insturctable involves very sharp knives and should be done under close adult supervision.this is my first insturctable so please comment if there is anything that I am doing wrong. Parts There are only 3 simple parts f...
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:31:48 PDT
Lock a door without a lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-a-door-without-a-lock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:25:20 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/0W6A/ICACKCWA/FGA0W6AICACKCWA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/0W6A/ICACKCWA/FGA0W6AICACKCWA.SQUARE.jpg https://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
How to use Drill to cut horizontally (as a dremel replacement) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Drill-to-cut-horizontally-as-a-dremel-r/
How to use Drill to cut horizontally (as a dremel replacement) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TN7B/IC66ZLEE/F3GTN7BIC66ZLEE.SMALL.jpg Prem_Sagar This is a quick hack to help you cut horizontally when you don’t have any horizontal cutting tool or dremel with you.This project is a result of our sheer resourcefulness when we were in dire need of cutting some acrylic sheets and wood blocks, and didn’t have access to Dremel or wood cutters.Tools ...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:24:13 PDT
Homemade magnetic pickup tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-magnetic-pickup-tool/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 07:21:50 PDT
Hot Rod Your Hot Glue Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Your-Hot-Glue-Gun/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 08:43:21 PDT
DIY Stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stamp-1/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:22:28 PDT
Tool Hack: Using a counter sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Hack-Using-a-counter-sink/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:01:15 PDT
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bachelors-homemade-powered-pepper-grinder/
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/DCDU/I78VRO0P/FJQDCDUI78VRO0P.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 This bachelors homemade powered pepper grinder is a cool idea i thought of using a black and decker cordless screw driver and some cheap pepper mills from aldi's. Making the fittings for the grinders. Step (1) First thing i had to do was to cut off a length of pvc pipestep(2) the outside di...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:03:51 PDT
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Pegboard-Lanyard-space-saving-shop-hack/
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/NS0Z/I6NIEBCJ/F4ANS0ZI6NIEBCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/NS0Z/I6NIEBCJ/F4ANS0ZI6NIEBCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/NS0Z/I6NIEBCJ/F4ANS0ZI6NIEBCJ.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Afternoon Tinkers, Inventors Hackers and Makers. I have been going stir crazy with the cold and figured to be a better TinkerGNome I needed to revisit my work space. Currently I don't have enough storage for my tools and project bits. I am planning on using quite a quantity of pegboard in the coming...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:36:47 PST
Workshop Oil Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Oil-Hack/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:10:55 PST
Funnel Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Funnel-Hack/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:30:43 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Gripping Threaded Rod http://www.instructables.com/id/Gripping-Threaded-Rod/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:29:34 PST
Shop cheats: Band-saw angles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Band-saw-angles/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:39:43 PST
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Sugru-Screwdriver/
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SMALL.jpg atxhackerspace Making Do .. an Emergency ScrewdriverSometimes, like Dr. Who, you're stuck and all you need in the world is a screwdriver. Now, I might not be able to help you make a sonic screwdriver, but... with Sugru, and a spare bit, you can make a pretty good compact screwdriver!A wonderful property of angula...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:24:38 PST
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Angle-Lock-Modification/
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SMALL.jpg tgreen588 Any woodworker (both professional or hobbyist) will tell you that it is critical to have accurate angle cuts. I have an older Craftsman table saw that is built like a tank. It has a cast iron table and very robust motor. However, there are two major problems. First: I turn the angle adjustment ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Wax Crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Crucible/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:26:13 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 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
DIY Automatic Mini Whisk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Mini-Whisk/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 00:39:39 PDT
Hot Glue Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Hack/
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:16:23 PST
Super Silent Compressor Built Out Of An Old Fridge/Water Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Silent-Compressor-Built-Out-Of-An-Old-Fridge/
Super Silent Compressor Built Out Of An Old Fridge/Water Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/N9KI/HPA3XOLZ/FQJN9KIHPA3XOLZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/N9KI/HPA3XOLZ/FQJN9KIHPA3XOLZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/N9KI/HPA3XOLZ/FQJN9KIHPA3XOLZ.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you're working indoors, an ordinary compressor can be pretty loud and distracting. The only other option is to invest in a silent compressor which can, easily, cost 3-4 times as much. More than that, unless you're ready to spend an obscene amount, they are rarely able to put out the same psi as...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 18:24:53 PST
How to Make a Two-Part Magnetic Stapler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Two-Part-Magnetic-Stapler/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 13:21:04 PDT
Make a cordless drill to run off batteries or a wall outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cordless-drill-to-run-off-batteries-or-a-wa/
Make a cordless drill to run off batteries or a wall outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/GDJF/HEBNAF2N/FPWGDJFHEBNAF2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/GDJF/HEBNAF2N/FPWGDJFHEBNAF2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/GDJF/HEBNAF2N/FPWGDJFHEBNAF2N.SMALL.jpg jepho I have a cordless drill that I use mainly in my workshop next to a plug. I found working on projects the battery would always start to die half way through so I decided to make it so I could plug the drill into the wall when working near an outlet and still have the ability to use the battery when I...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:32:01 PDT
Paint roll hack - Text and massage (customised 3D printed adaptors) Samuel N Bernier http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-roll-hack-Text-and-massage-customised-3D/
Paint roll hack - Text and massage (customised 3D printed adaptors) Samuel N Bernier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/GAQD/HCLBWYG7/FJVGAQDHCLBWYG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/GAQD/HCLBWYG7/FJVGAQDHCLBWYG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/GAQD/HCLBWYG7/FJVGAQDHCLBWYG7.SMALL.jpg LPFP This hacking project was made in collaboration with ADEO a group that owns many tool brands such as Dexter. We brainstormed as a team and came up with many funny ideas to hack products selected among a thick catalogue. I got to work on printed accessories for standard 120mm paint rolls. Here is wh...
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 09:24:02 PST
DIY Wrench Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wrench-Rack/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:31:31 PST
Shop Vac Hose cheap/easy upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Vac-Hose-cheapeasy-upgrade/
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 19:33:53 PST
Better X-acto knife handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-X-acto-knife-handle/
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:32:18 PDT
Modding a Cordless Saw to run on 12 volts http://www.instructables.com/id/Modding-a-Cordless-Saw-to-run-on-12-volts/
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 12:46:13 PDT