Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - workshop http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:24:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Router-Table/
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:31:24 PDT
3D Printed Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Slingshot/
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:39:03 PDT
Ski Pole Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Pole-Tripod/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:25:54 PDT
Portable Electronics Station With ATX Power Supply Built In http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Electronics-Station-With-ATX-Power-Supply/
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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 23:50:02 PDT
Diy Feather Board From Lolly Pop Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Feather-Board-From-Lolly-Pop-Sticks/
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By: paul the maker

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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:02:35 PDT
Custom Geometric Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Geometric-Compass/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:20:35 PST
Homemade Tool Handle for Carbide Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Tool-Handle-for-Carbide-Cutter/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:47:42 PST
'Free' Universal Dust Extractor Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Universal-Dust-Extractor-Adaptor/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 21:02:58 PST
Cyclone Dust Separator on the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator-on-the-Cheap/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 15:12:08 PST
C-Clamp to Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamp-to-Vice/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 13:02:29 PST
Festool MFT Mutlifunction Table : Make Your Own http://www.instructables.com/id/Festool-MFT-Mutlifunction-Table-Make-Your-Own/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 14:45:37 PST
3D Printed Custom Funnel http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Custom-Fennel/
3D Printed Custom Funnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/10RQ/IYNLK36E/FHB10RQIYNLK36E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/10RQ/IYNLK36E/FHB10RQIYNLK36E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/10RQ/IYNLK36E/FHB10RQIYNLK36E.SMALL.jpg cfishy Have you find yourself needing an extra hand when you work with a fennel? If only you can make a custom funnel to friction fit the opening. Turns out, funnels are very easy to 3D print. This video tutorial shows you how quick and easy it is to model a custom sized funnel in Autodesk Fusion 360 (free...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 16:46:12 PST
Duct Tape Dusting Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Duct-Tape-Dusting-Tool/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:55:30 PST
Brass hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Hammer/
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:06:45 PST
MK: DIY Drill press vibrations #QuickTip http://www.instructables.com/id/MK-DIY-Drill-Press-Vibrations-QuickTip/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:03:00 PST
Air Compressor Dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Compressor-Dryer/
Air Compressor Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CVJZ/IYAMZPP0/FASCVJZIYAMZPP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CVJZ/IYAMZPP0/FASCVJZIYAMZPP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/CVJZ/IYAMZPP0/FASCVJZIYAMZPP0.SMALL.jpg ceciljohns I am a woodworker with a Husky 20 gal air compressor in my garage shop; I believe it produces more water than air sometimes. I drain my air tank before and after each use using a Husky Extended Tank Drain Valve Assembly (Store SKU #1000053233) into a plastic pan with a sponge and still after about 2...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:04:30 PST
Pipe Clamp Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Clamp-Bench-Vise/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:02:36 PST
Miter Saw Stand Add for a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Stand-Add-for-a-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:49:05 PST
How to String a Guitar (Quick Metod) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-String-a-Guitar-Quick-Metod/
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:49:12 PST
3D Printed Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Dust-Collector/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 13:11:17 PST
Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Insert/
Table Saw Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a zero clearance table saw insert that is both accurate and cheap. Stock Start with a flat piece of hardwood. I chose maple. Width Cut the stock to the exact width of the insert opening. Compass Use a compass to find the arc of the insert opening and trace it onto the wood. Sand ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:03:24 PST
Table Saw Splitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Splitter/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:45:44 PST
Basic Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Crosscut-Sled/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:17:54 PST
Thin Rip Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Thin-Rip-Jig/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:02:40 PST
Build an Electric Alaskan Sawmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Electric-Alaskan-Sawmill/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:27:03 PST
Table Saw Router Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Router-Extension/
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 06:42:54 PST
Table Saw Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Restoration/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:56:23 PDT
Bike Repair Stand Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repair-Stand-Restoration/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:42:45 PDT
Rotating Power Tool Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Power-Tool-Base/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:59:07 PDT
Easy Collapsible Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Collapsible-Worktable/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:31 PDT
Electric Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Screwdriver-1/
Electric Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C474/ITKLXMAQ/FQ6C474ITKLXMAQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C474/ITKLXMAQ/FQ6C474ITKLXMAQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/C474/ITKLXMAQ/FQ6C474ITKLXMAQ.SMALL.jpg kberce Hello Instructables!I needed a screwdriver for my project, but my "normal" one was out of batteries so that I would never have to wait again, I decided to make a simple electric screwdriver that uses servo motor (slow but powerful) and a battery pack.I also made simple H-bridge so that you can also ...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:00:28 PDT
Ultimate workshop faucet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fully-Articulated-Faucet-Design/
Ultimate workshop faucet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TFST/ITC7PKCC/FSKTFSTITC7PKCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TFST/ITC7PKCC/FSKTFSTITC7PKCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/TFST/ITC7PKCC/FSKTFSTITC7PKCC.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show how to make you own workshop faucet that fits your exact needs. This is about the design and the mechanism, not the plumbing per-say. How it works This project arose after the free faucet I had for my workshop broke! ... okay okay, I broke it. The brass was old an...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:19:11 PDT
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/QU0I/IYYTEP5H/F27QU0IIYYTEP5H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/QU0I/IYYTEP5H/F27QU0IIYYTEP5H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/QU0I/IYYTEP5H/F27QU0IIYYTEP5H.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I built an easy, quick, simple and really steady homemade table saw fence mechanism, made of MDF, OSB, Pinewood, Plywood and a pair of ball bearing drawer slides. Firstly, I cut these pieces for the fence, which are made of OSB. Because I didn’t have...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 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
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
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Drill-Press-Fence/
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SMALL.jpg Proud Daddy If you've ever tried to do any kind of straight line cutting, drilling, or routing in the shop, you know the benefits of using a fence. I needed one today, but didn't have one on hand. I looked it up, and a fence for your drill press will run you anywhere from $30 - $80. Well, a) I couldn't wait for...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:57:17 PDT
Making A Beam Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Beam-Compass/
Making A Beam Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/UE7A/IRC703I7/FH9UE7AIRC703I7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/UE7A/IRC703I7/FH9UE7AIRC703I7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/UE7A/IRC703I7/FH9UE7AIRC703I7.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello, in this video I wanna show you how to make very easy wooden beam compass.To this project you need:- pieces of wood - saw - glue - sand paper - screws, nuts and washers.If you have any questions, please leave coment below.I hope you enjoy and thanks for watching
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 03:28:03 PDT
Push Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Block/
Push Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a push block for safe operation of power tools like table saws and routers. Stencil Stencil the handle of a saw onto a piece of wood stock. Shape Cut the the handle to size with a jig saw. Use a router to round the edges and sand to finish. Base Cut a piece of stock for the base. Ro...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:39:52 PDT
DIY Air Spray Paint Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Spray-Paint-Gun/
DIY Air Spray Paint Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SMALL.jpg fixitsamo Thanks for watching!
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:33:10 PDT
How to Use Boogie Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-Boogie-Board/
How to Use Boogie Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F3VY/IQA51EVI/FDIF3VYIQA51EVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F3VY/IQA51EVI/FDIF3VYIQA51EVI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/F3VY/IQA51EVI/FDIF3VYIQA51EVI.SMALL.jpg Jeanmanuel25 En este instructable te enseño como utilizar tu boogie board, la cual es una pizarra que se utiliza mucho para tomar apuntes, o poner tareas o objetivos que deseamos cumplir en un día, en nuestro taller la utilizamos mucho, dejamos notas y tareas pendientes por hacer. Cuando una persona lo ve por pr...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:02:41 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
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Workshop Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Filter/
Workshop Air Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/ITZ6/IPH0EYPF/FSDITZ6IPH0EYPF.SMALL.jpg ArthurGuy Needing some kind of dust control for the workshop I put together a basic air filter using a cheap fan and a couple of air filters. The Fan The fan came from a cheap Argos pedestal fan. The fan blade sits quite some distance away from the motor body so I shortened the length of the shaft by movin...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:51:52 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
Safety Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Safety-Light-Box/
Safety Light Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/E5JH/IOOM5PAD/FO7E5JHIOOM5PAD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/E5JH/IOOM5PAD/FO7E5JHIOOM5PAD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/E5JH/IOOM5PAD/FO7E5JHIOOM5PAD.SMALL.jpg graceatt17 Have you ever wanted to make your classroom more safe? Now you can (and in style) with Grace and Sarah's Safety Light Box! The Safety Light Box while being functional is also a fun and stylish addition to your classroom! The box has three safety necessities (goggles, gloves, mask) that we think ar...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 10:32:38 PDT
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Circle-Jig-Edge-Guide/
Router Circle Jig Edge Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/RK8U/IOIQNEZV/FH6RK8UIOIQNEZV.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a circle jig that doubles as an edge guide. Measure Measure up a length of 1/4 inch thick wood that will accommodate a router. Cut Edge Guide Measure and cut a piece of wood to use as a guide. Cut Cut the 1/4 inch thick wood to size. Measure and Mark Cut a second piece of wood t...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 18:48:50 PDT
Mini Miter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Miter-Box/
Mini Miter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/AZAI/IOCJ6XKW/F8GAZAIIOCJ6XKW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/AZAI/IOCJ6XKW/F8GAZAIIOCJ6XKW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/AZAI/IOCJ6XKW/F8GAZAIIOCJ6XKW.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Mini miter box for a 0.01 kerf razor saw. Cut Wood Cut some MDF and wood to desired box length and width. Rout Use a router to create a lip for the rails to sit on. Rails Cut rails at 30, 45, and 90 degrees. Align Line up the rail pieces so all desired angles fit the length of the box...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 15:45:38 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
Grizzly G1035P Shaper Unboxing Woodworking Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-Grizzly-G1035P-Shaper-Router-Unboxing-/
Grizzly G1035P Shaper Unboxing Woodworking Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JA4C/IO257F9L/FEVJA4CIO257F9L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JA4C/IO257F9L/FEVJA4CIO257F9L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JA4C/IO257F9L/FEVJA4CIO257F9L.SMALL.jpg its a wood thing In this video I show a full unboxing of the Grizzly Shaper which also can be use as a Router. This Shaper is currently on sale at the Grizzly website. I will walk you through the unwrapping, along with what's in the box and I point out things you'll need to know before you start using your S...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 19:40:52 PDT
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Bottles-Into-Usable-Rope/
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SMALL.jpg NickKapushion Turn Bottles that you would otherwise recycle or throw away into usable cord/rope in a few easy steps. This is a great way to recycle bottles and make unique crafts out of the usable cord that make! Collect Materials You Will Need:A Wooden Surface(2x4 works great)Two Screws(Long enough to go thro...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 18:36:52 PDT