Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - home http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:05:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Workshop adjustable support with expansion pack, made from junk. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-adjustable-support-with-expansion-pack-ma/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SMALL.jpg funkysod I made this simple support, you know for those long pieces of wood or metal stock. My workbench is really small and I often have trouble handling all the things I want to do. Looking at my pile of scrap pieces I just winged this together in my mind. Kind of improvised it as I went along. Worked out ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 04:13:40 PDT
Save cash - use trash. Home-made tools, plywood pallet top challenge 4 - Cross cut saw table. Brico: Table Tronçonneuse. Bricolaje: Sierra de mesa http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-cash-use-trash-Home-made-tools-plywood-pa/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/O8IA/HFPTIYEQ/F5VO8IAHFPTIYEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/O8IA/HFPTIYEQ/F5VO8IAHFPTIYEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/O8IA/HFPTIYEQ/F5VO8IAHFPTIYEQ.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Continuing the challenge I set myself to use all of a plywood pallet top in as many ways as I could. Here's the fourth project I came up with a cross cut saw table, for acurate cutting of timber up to 250mm/10" wide. I also reused some pallet dolly wheels thrown out by one of my pallet providers.  A...
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Thu, 2 May 2013 01:08:37 PDT
Plywood Pallet Top Challenge - Project 3, Horizontal Router Table. 1 contreplaqué récup, Project 3. Un contrachapado, Proyecto 3. http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Pallet-Top-Challenge-Project-3-Horizon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FKCS/HFSHFA7J/FZ2FKCSHFSHFA7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FKCS/HFSHFA7J/FZ2FKCSHFSHFA7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/FKCS/HFSHFA7J/FZ2FKCSHFSHFA7J.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Continuing the challenge I set myself to use all of a plywood pallet top in as many ways as I could. Here's the third project I came up with. I needed to be able to rebate pallet wood planks for various projects.  All the best, Andy. J'ai ramassé une grande palette en contre-plaqué et me suis donné ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 02:17:41 PDT
1 Plywood Pallet Top = 7 Projects. 1 contre-plaqué récup, 7 projets. Un contrachapado, 7 proyectos http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Plywood-Pallet-Top-7-Projects-1-contre-plaqu-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/GP4X/HFWSTHIF/FXUGP4XHFWSTHIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/GP4X/HFWSTHIF/FXUGP4XHFWSTHIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/GP4X/HFWSTHIF/FXUGP4XHFWSTHIF.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic I picked up a large pallet with a plywood top and set myself the challenge to use all of it in as many ways as I could. Here's the first two projects I came up with. All the best, Andy. J'ai ramassé une grande palette en contre-plaqué et me suis donné le défi d'utiliser tout cela d'autant de façons ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 05:20:41 PDT
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dremel-with-Custom-Removable-Attachments/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:48:57 PDT
spot welder http://www.instructables.com/id/spot-welder-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/9VQ7/H0OJ0SYI/FJG9VQ7H0OJ0SYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/9VQ7/H0OJ0SYI/FJG9VQ7H0OJ0SYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/9VQ7/H0OJ0SYI/FJG9VQ7H0OJ0SYI.SMALL.jpg kapalek This is very basic homemade spot welder. Tested! Works ok! :) Notice the way electrodes are fixed to the wire. It is most basic way and takes some filing (sharpening electrode tips) - can burn your fingers during operation- gloves needed!! Next time ill try to make a armature for proper electrodes ...
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Sun, 8 Apr 2012 09:39:05 PDT
Parts Tumbler for 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Parts-Tumbler-for-20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/30B3/GX6L7557/FZ230B3GX6L7557.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/30B3/GX6L7557/FZ230B3GX6L7557.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/30B3/GX6L7557/FZ230B3GX6L7557.SMALL.jpg bart.p Here is a quick project I made to polish up some parts, I will be making an instructible of how I made it exactly but if your interested in making it you can start collecting all the parts already, all you need is an old pair of roller blades (just the wheels), clothes dryier (w/ working motor) and ...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 14:36:07 PST
Easy Roof Estimator http://www.instructables.com/id/A-tool-for-gifting/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 11:43:01 PST
Hydrogen Gas Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrogen-Gas-Torch/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 04:40:13 PDT
Duct Tape Tool Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Tool-Tote/
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 11:47:13 PST
A little help for my friend painter http://www.instructables.com/id/From-my-friend-painter/
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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:01:33 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
Drill-dust-bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-dust-bag/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2009 06:25:53 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
Build a Peg Board Tool Cart (by Brad Justinen) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Peg-Board-Tool-Cart-then-brag-about-it/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 22:25:10 PST
Ken's Workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/Kens-Workspace/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/PPPD/FOHU2O3I/FSLPPPDFOHU2O3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/PPPD/FOHU2O3I/FSLPPPDFOHU2O3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/PPPD/FOHU2O3I/FSLPPPDFOHU2O3I.SMALL.jpg obeyken Some pics of my tiny home workshop
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Tue, 9 Dec 2008 15:16:10 PST
How to Cut a Piece of Glass Under Water http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-a-Piece-of-Glass-Under-Water/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2008 13:19:12 PDT
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