Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - homemade - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 6 Jul 2015 00:17:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Batteries + Jumpercables = DC Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Golfcart--Welder/
Batteries + Jumpercables = DC Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/9U4G/FDO2089H/FIV9U4GFDO2089H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/9U4G/FDO2089H/FIV9U4GFDO2089H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/9U4G/FDO2089H/FIV9U4GFDO2089H.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Here's the simplest welder you can make. It's just a pair of jumper cables and a welding rod.Oh yeah. And some batteries to power it. I happened to have some nice juicy batteries in the form of a Golf Cart.Here's me welding a trailer hitch with 1/8" 6011 rods. Welding current peaks at around 140-150...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2008 20:47:00 PDT
Mini Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:13:59 PDT
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-snow-rake-scooper-tool-easy-DIY-using-a-5-gal/
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SMALL.jpg the.yackitysmackity Snow roof rake scooper tool I looked for something simple to use for a roof snow rake idea. I searched Google images and YouTube for something that uses a 5 gallon bucket and 2 or 3 10 foot sticks of electrical EMT conduit. There are designs but none that really show how to remove snow from the roof...
By: the.yackitysmackity

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:01:11 PST
Metal chop saw from grinder made of wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-chop-saw-from-grinder-made-of-wood/
Metal chop saw from grinder made of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SMALL.jpg tjdux This is a homemade chop saw for small metal stock. I made this from wood and a cheap Harbor Freight 4 1/2 inch angle grinder with a cutting wheel. Gather Materials For this project in used some scrap lumber, a 2 inch hinge, a pipe clamp, and the grinder. The wood is 1/2 inch plywood for the fence...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:31:11 PST
Make Cookie Cutters in Custom Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Cookie-Cutters-in-Custom-Shapes/
Make Cookie Cutters in Custom Shapes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/5CBG/I3TI0YZ3/F455CBGI3TI0YZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/5CBG/I3TI0YZ3/F455CBGI3TI0YZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/5CBG/I3TI0YZ3/F455CBGI3TI0YZ3.SMALL.jpg Snouty Creations Tired of the same old cookie shapes?Want to make cookies your own designed shapes? Here's how I make my custom cookie cutters...using Aluminium Foil Plates.It's fairly easy and takes little time to make.(and some patience) Measure The Sizes of Your Designs First, draw your desired shapes on the p...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:13:02 PST
Shop cheats: Clean various holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Clean-various-holes/
Shop cheats: Clean various holes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/0ZNU/I2GJ3WFO/FOS0ZNUI2GJ3WFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/0ZNU/I2GJ3WFO/FOS0ZNUI2GJ3WFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/0ZNU/I2GJ3WFO/FOS0ZNUI2GJ3WFO.SMALL.jpg Metal_maestro Here is another Instructable in my series of Shop cheats. How to clean up pipe, tube, holes and bores, of most any size and depth! If you want to read any of my previous posts here are some links: Magic Socket Trick Quick Threaded Arbors Band-saw Angles Quick Lathe Tool CenteringI re-use a...
By: Metal_maestro

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:14:47 PST
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
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By: antagonizer

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
Elementary mitre box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/HH5U/HT7P68BE/FZKHH5UHT7P68BE.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Drill Press As Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-As-Wood-Lathe/
Drill Press As Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SMALL.jpg ngadhno So you don't have a wood lathe? But you have a drill press. Well that's good news. Now all you need is few bucks, some basic handyman skills and about 45 minutes of your time. This is an easy project that will make possible you having so much fun when you'll start lathing. Wood lathing is such a ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:43:24 PDT
Home Made DIY Jigsaw Table with Blade Guide for under £30 http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-DIY-Jigsaw-Table-with-Blade-Guide-for-un/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/RXTP/HM8DFMU7/F5URXTPHM8DFMU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/RXTP/HM8DFMU7/F5URXTPHM8DFMU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/RXTP/HM8DFMU7/F5URXTPHM8DFMU7.SMALL.jpg 316ideas I bought a Wolfcraft Table from Amazon and because a blade guide wasn't available I built an arm with bearings to attach to the Wolfcraft Table.  The parts used to make the arm were salvaged from an old steel bed-frame and the bearings were taken from roller boot wheels.  The current version doesn't...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 08:16:42 PDT
Drum Sander for Pillar Drill / Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Drum-Sander-for-Pillar-Drill-Drill-Press/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/X0BO/HJ60370K/FWUX0BOHJ60370K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/X0BO/HJ60370K/FWUX0BOHJ60370K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/X0BO/HJ60370K/FWUX0BOHJ60370K.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva 00:05 I began by checking that the off cut was parallel and worked out the centre. 00:09 I then adjusted the fence on my pillar drill guide table, so when I flip the ply over I find the centre hole.  My hole saws are no that deep so I will have to do this when cutting out the discs. 00:29 The ply ...
By: savvas_papasavva

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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 06:27:27 PDT
Homemade Portable Bandsaw Stand - Cut off & Vertical http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Portable-Bandsaw-Stand-Cut-off-Vertic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/N2M3/HIGFJWID/FQYN2M3HIGFJWID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/N2M3/HIGFJWID/FQYN2M3HIGFJWID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/N2M3/HIGFJWID/FQYN2M3HIGFJWID.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva In this video I built an aluminium stand to attach a portable bandsaw too, which can be used in conjunction with a vice as a cut off saw or raised into an upright vertical position to be used as a typical bandsaw, and when necessary removed to be use freehand.  I got my hands on this bit of kit for...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 03:19:07 PDT
How to modify a fridge compressor into a silent air compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-modify-a-fridge-compressor-into-a-silent-ai/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 13:09:40 PST
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dremel-with-Custom-Removable-Attachments/
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SMALL.jpg Verticees Hello Everyone, This is my biggest Instructable so far! I have been designing this for about two months, and have really enjoyed making it. It is a drill/dremel that has custom removable attachments!! The dremel even has an easy battery compartment access door for easy battery change!! I made this b...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:48:57 PDT
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Lathe-3-in-1-Lathe-Sander-GrinderSharp/
Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Grinder/Sharpener) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/2JC2/G8QJNLY2/FXU2JC2G8QJNLY2.SMALL.jpg Steliart - Stelios LA Stavrinides Introduction:   When I submitted my instructable "The smallest workshop in the world" a lathe latter addition was presented as an add-on idea to the tool bench, after someone asked me... "Where is the lathe?" At first I did a quick sketch lathe idea using a power drill for motor, just to show ...
By: Steliart - Stelios LA Stavrinides

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Tue, 4 May 2010 04:39:27 PDT
AMOEBA LEVEL: A CUSTOMIZABLE SPIRIT LEVEL http://www.instructables.com/id/AMOEBA-LEVEL-A-SIMPLE-ACCURATE-PRECISE-AND-CUST/
AMOEBA LEVEL: A CUSTOMIZABLE SPIRIT LEVEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5OOT/HDYZ6QX3/FF95OOTHDYZ6QX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5OOT/HDYZ6QX3/FF95OOTHDYZ6QX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/5OOT/HDYZ6QX3/FF95OOTHDYZ6QX3.SMALL.jpg Captain Vyom A spirit level is an easily available regular measuring instrument. Most of them are not that expensive. Ability to make one with simple tools economically and without loss of accuracy is what makes the difference. This allows a spirit level to be installed in almost every other project. Even use-an...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:09:27 PDT
100% Homemade Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Homemade-Lathe/
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Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:51:19 PDT
Homemade Airbrush (super precise) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Airbrush-super-precise/
Homemade Airbrush (super precise) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JDAQ/GO6V9LYA/FKNJDAQGO6V9LYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JDAQ/GO6V9LYA/FKNJDAQGO6V9LYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/JDAQ/GO6V9LYA/FKNJDAQGO6V9LYA.SMALL.jpg budforum This Instructable will explain, in detail, how to make an airbrush out of parts that can be easily purchased at your local hardware store, or found around the house.  With this airbrush, you will have full and complete control over the paint flow, the airflow, and the shape of the exiting spray.   ...
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Fri, 27 May 2011 17:51:38 PDT