Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:27:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 MOT Spot Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/MOT-Spot-Welder-1/
MOT Spot Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/B5HQ/GU4IRGIF/FD5B5HQGU4IRGIF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/B5HQ/GU4IRGIF/FD5B5HQGU4IRGIF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/B5HQ/GU4IRGIF/FD5B5HQGU4IRGIF.SMALL.jpg Gaark Well, I am going to attempt to make a spot welder that can join two 1.2mm bits of stainless sheet together. Lets get started. First things first, the tools! My awesome makita 18v battery drill and it's rather odd brother, and some hand tools, very handy yup. Prep your tranny There are a slew o...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 20:17:24 PDT
Measure Cylinder Wear without a Micrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Cylinder-Wear-without-a-Micrometer/
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 07:51:01 PST
Make a Tool Length sensor for Stepcraft 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tool-Length-sensor-for-Stepcraft-2-CNC/
Make a Tool Length sensor for Stepcraft 2 CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/223T/IDZSH8SQ/FSH223TIDZSH8SQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/223T/IDZSH8SQ/FSH223TIDZSH8SQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/223T/IDZSH8SQ/FSH223TIDZSH8SQ.SMALL.jpg kinasmith This is a tutorial on making a quick and dirty tool length sensor for the Stepcraft 2 CNC platform. This is just a quick demonstration with materials at hand that can be built in a few minutes. It works, but I would suggest, since you have a fancy mill, making one that has a little more heft and pol...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:39:45 PDT
Pier 9 Machine Catalog http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-Machine-Catalog/
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:57:22 PDT
an alternative Leatherman sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/an-alternative-Leatherman-sheath/
an alternative Leatherman sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SMALL.jpg jke About a year ago, I bought a Leatherman Charge TTi multitool which came with a rather bad leather sheath. The famous inventor of multitools once produced very fine leather sheaths, like the beautiful brown one that came with my first Leatherman Wave in 2003. But for some  unknown reasons, their curr...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:15:00 PST
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-Your-Own-Chemistry-Laboratory-From-Sc/
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SMALL.jpg rajan007RJ Don't you think that having your own chemical laboratory is a really cool thing? Isn't it? Like we all see in the movies, we see all these scientists and superheroes in their basement working heavily in some kind of lab, doing some really cool type of stuff- mixing chemical cocktails and whatnot! Se...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 07:50:34 PDT
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hack-to-cut-almost-all-the-way-through-wood/
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SMALL.jpg WilliamD6 This is just an easy way when you need to cut almost all the way through wood and don't want to invest the time and money for a table saw, cutting jig, etc. I spent a bit of time trying to find a solution, and maybe you can save yourself a little time.BTW, thing I'm making in the pictures is called ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:09:00 PDT
Reuse an Extended-Reach (Disposable) BIC Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Refill-a-Disposable-BIC-Lighter/
Reuse an Extended-Reach (Disposable) BIC Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SMALL.jpg M3talhead There's not much to it, but this video demonstrates a trick I use to refill long-handled, disposable lighters. Depending on where you live, this might save $2-$4 over buying a new one and may even make you the hero at your next BBQ.
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Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:28:49 PST
Corner Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamps/
Corner Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SMALL.jpg garage.make.zone The clamps shown above are designed to hold the elements glued at an angle of 90 degrees. We often come to stick together different types of enclosures for our devices. Same carpentry clamps or clamps holding the elements from the outside unfortunately not always enough. We decided to make a set of ...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:56:00 PDT
Leather Folding Techniques - Werkplaatsidc http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Folding-Techniques/
Leather Folding Techniques - Werkplaatsidc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SMALL.jpg celine_himschoot In this instructable we'll help you fold leather.We discoverd different techniques like grooving leather, clamping it and using a hot air gun.Go ahead and try them out. Materials - Leather pieces- soft hammer- hot air gun- leather crafting tools- a tool to make grooves- a tool to make lines- a to...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:00:10 PDT
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Twin-Screw-Vise-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I recently found a HUGE M20 Turnbuckle while hiking, and thought I could built myself a Twin-Screw vise with it, since I needed another big vise.The M20 Bolts from the Turnbuckle can apply several tons of force, so I think they're a great option for building a vise.Not only can a big Moxon Vise like...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:07:12 PDT
Ye Olde Holdfast http://www.instructables.com/id/Ye-Olde-Holdfast/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:21:21 PST
Cheap and Easy EDC Flashlight Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-EDC-Flashlight-Holster/
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:13:27 PDT
How to Make Retractable Casters! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Retractable-Casters/
How to Make Retractable Casters! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SMALL.jpg Marsh Like many makers, I have a lot of everything except space. To make things more accessible, I put everything on wheels. My tablesaw was a real problem until I saw retractable casters on a work bench. Once I saw how easy they were to make, my mission was clear. Tool and Materials ToolsHacksaw (I us...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:22:59 PDT
DIY Concealed Hinge Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concealed-Hinge-Jig/
DIY Concealed Hinge Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SMALL.jpg fs woodworking Hi everyone, in this tutorial I will be showing you how I made my concealed hinge jig.One of hinge types is the European concealed hinge. They can be used on wooden or melamine cabinet doors or closet doors. They are quite strong and fully adjustable. They require a special hinge boring bit though f...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:37:38 PDT
Router Table for a Mafell Erika Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-for-a-Mafell-Erika-Table-Saw/
Router Table for a Mafell Erika Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SMALL.jpg ernstp Im my last project, I built an extension table for my Mafell Erika table saw. In this project I'm going to turn this extension table into a router table. This way I can save the space for an additional router table in my workshop and use the fence of the saw as base for the router fence.You can find...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:29:43 PST
The Extension cord from Hell http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Extension-cord-from-Hell/
The Extension cord from Hell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SMALL.jpg neosenshi How to build a hybrid extension cord/outlet strip. DANGER: This project involves household outlet voltage. DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH 120V HOUSEHOLD WIRING. When the project is completed you have an adaptable extension cord. I used 5 outlet boxes, you can use as many or as few ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2008 09:24:27 PDT
DIY Railroad Anvil Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Railroad-Anvil-Stand/
DIY Railroad Anvil Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this rustic looking anvil stand. I decided to make this stand because I recently picked up this cool old anvil that was made from a piece of a railway track and had no place to work on it. I bought this anvil because I have gained s...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:11:39 PDT
DIY Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Router-Table/
DIY Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 I just bought a new Craftsman router and was wanting a router table to mount it in and decided to build my own.Some of the features I wanted were Adjustable fenceDust CollectionSwitch to control router and vacuumEase of access to router Design, Materials and Tools I modeled my design in Solidwork...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:31:24 PDT
Use A Stove Butane Cartridge To Fill Lighters http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-A-Stove-Butane-Cartridge-To-Fill-Lighters/
Use A Stove Butane Cartridge To Fill Lighters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SMALL.jpg Lasplaner I know that light butane can be very expensive while stove butane is cheap. This is to show you how to make a permanent adaptor.What you needButane cartridgeBic penHot glue or epoxyPliersAngled cuttersA lighter to fill and test Cleaning Make sure that the can is clean and has butane in it. After ...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:59:27 PST
Make Your Own Precision Angle Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Precision-Angle-Finder/
Make Your Own Precision Angle Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SMALL.jpg Phil B I always thought I wanted a precision angle finder. I finally decided to make my own. The photo shows it in use to check the angle of a rafter in my attic. This is a very easy project, but some precautions need to be followed to guarantee the accuracy of the tool when finished. Tools and materials...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:35:51 PDT
Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
Your Own Branding Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make a Branding Iron. I made a video and step by step instruction how to make it. So, let's get started :)Materials:- chunk of aluminium or brass - screw and nut - handle Tools: - cnc router - sandpaper - belt sander - dril bitl - thread tap ...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:29:10 PDT
Great Projects from Old How-to Magazines http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Projects-from-Old-How-to-Magazines/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:40:08 PDT
DIY Cordless Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cordless-Water-Pump/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:00:28 PST
Make It - Adjustable Router Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Adjustable-Router-Fence/
Make It - Adjustable Router Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff I decided to upgrade my old "temporary" router fence with some better materials and improved functions. I find it useful for me to build a temporary version of certain shop fixtures to work out the bugs in everyday situations. Once I think I've got a proper design locked down, I scrap the temp ver...
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 09:28:38 PDT
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Drill-Press-for-FREE/
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've come to the point where can't build more advanced woodworking projects, due to the lack of a drill press*. I have a list of tons of projects that I want to attempt, yet am unable to complete them due to the lack of a proper drill press - one that can drill at a 90 degree angle.I am unable to fi...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:02:36 PDT
World´s Smallest Portable Table Saw? http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-Portable-Table-Saw/
World´s Smallest Portable Table Saw? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/ALJR/J02QML15/F5AALJRJ02QML15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/ALJR/J02QML15/F5AALJRJ02QML15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/ALJR/J02QML15/F5AALJRJ02QML15.SMALL.jpg CraftAndu When it comes to woodworking the table saw is is an irreplaceable tool. Rip-cuts, cross-cuts, miter-cuts, bevelled-cuts etc. Of course, all of this could be done with a regular handheld circular saw but a table saw allows you to be more precise.Now, I do not know if this saw that I built is actually...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:48:32 PST
Repair a broken Ratchet http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-broken-Ratchet/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 21:32:58 PDT
Easy picture frame clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-picture-frame-clamp/
Easy picture frame clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZC74/I78VJNBZ/F29ZC74I78VJNBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZC74/I78VJNBZ/F29ZC74I78VJNBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F29/ZC74/I78VJNBZ/F29ZC74I78VJNBZ.SMALL.jpg dezine Simple picture frame clamp holderMaking your own picture frames allows you the freedom to create custom picture frames for a home. This simple picture frame clamp holder makes the project even easier.Over the years I have made hundreds of picture frames, whether for our DIY workshops, for my own hom...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:37:00 PDT
Footswitch Operated Sandblasting System http://www.instructables.com/id/Footswitch-Operated-Sandblasting-System/
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:33:22 PDT
Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Clearance-Table-Saw-Insert/
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 10:31:12 PDT
Build a Fibonacci golden section gauge for $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Fibonacci-golden-section-gauge-for-1/
Build a Fibonacci golden section gauge for $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/2F0D/H19RHUZH/F0P2F0DH19RHUZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/2F0D/H19RHUZH/F0P2F0DH19RHUZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/2F0D/H19RHUZH/F0P2F0DH19RHUZH.SMALL.jpg matthewtmead Throughout the years I've read a lot about the golden ratio from a design perspective. The Greeks noticed there was a common ratio in nature that was pleasing to the eye. This ratio is 1:1.618 (i.e. 1 to 1.618) and is referred to as the golden section. Today, you will find this golden section reflec...
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Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:09:09 PDT
How to Drill Straight Holes Without a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drill-Straight-Holes-Without-a-Drill-Press/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:50:01 PST
DIY Metal Bending Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Metal-Bending-Tool/
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:50:28 PST
An Edge-Sanding Table for Your Belt Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/An-edge-sanding-table-for-your-belt-sander/
An Edge-Sanding Table for Your Belt Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/J570/HEBN9NP9/F81J570HEBN9NP9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/J570/HEBN9NP9/F81J570HEBN9NP9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/J570/HEBN9NP9/F81J570HEBN9NP9.SMALL.jpg LynxSys This Instructable will show you how I built a bench-top edge-sanding jig to hold my hand-held belt sander on its side and allow me to precisely and carefully sand the edges of workpieces. I built this because I do not have a permanent workspace to house a dedicated stationary tool (and those are ex...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:27:56 PDT
SMALL PARTS HOLDING CLAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/SMALL-PARTS-HOLDING-CLAMP/
SMALL PARTS HOLDING CLAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/9EB4/IZ6CTNGS/FUU9EB4IZ6CTNGS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/9EB4/IZ6CTNGS/FUU9EB4IZ6CTNGS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/9EB4/IZ6CTNGS/FUU9EB4IZ6CTNGS.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig A small parts holding clamp replaces your fingers for holding small items when cutting them on a band saw, sanding them on a belt sander, drilling or carving them. There are many variations of small parts holding clamps. Mine are inspired by wood Jorgensen clamps, but use only one tightening screw....
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:17:40 PST
Drilling Holes in Glass Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Drilling-Holes-in-Glass-Bottles/
Drilling Holes in Glass Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/685Z/IZ6BHHQM/FHE685ZIZ6BHHQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/685Z/IZ6BHHQM/FHE685ZIZ6BHHQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/685Z/IZ6BHHQM/FHE685ZIZ6BHHQM.SMALL.jpg DiyWaterDog In this Instructable I will show how I drilled holes in GLASS BOTTLES for a couple of my past Instructables. Instead of trashing your glass turn it into something beautiful or practical. A bottle out of the Trash can be your next Treasure. But, first we need to be able to drill holes in glass.I wil...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:55:30 PST
Corner Clamp - DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-DIY/
Corner Clamp - DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JCVA/IK75AM2N/FG1JCVAIK75AM2N.SMALL.jpg danthemakerman I made a corner clamp out of a couple of squares, some epoxy and a few screws. The idea here was to have something that I can use to clamp 90 degree angles with. I looked in to buying the 3D corner clamps but they were $30-$35 a pair. So instead I came up with this idea. The squares were $2.00 e...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:24:31 PST
Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Tool/
Multi Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/YEDC/IZ6D4DJM/FXBYEDCIZ6D4DJM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/YEDC/IZ6D4DJM/FXBYEDCIZ6D4DJM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/YEDC/IZ6D4DJM/FXBYEDCIZ6D4DJM.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce What every pocket needs...a Multi ToolFollow along and make this easy to make multi tool...M4 to M12 spannerHex screwdriver holder socketFlat screwdriver bitCompassSet squareTin openerBottle opener...for that well earned beer at the end of a hard working day... Get your bits together Only a few m...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:03:56 PST
DIY- Helping Hand Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hand-Tool/
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:14:35 PST
MK: DIY Milling Table for Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/MK-DIY-Milling-Table-for-Drill-Press/
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 13:32:16 PST
how to cut glass tube without glass cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-cut-glass-tube-without-glass-cutter/
how to cut glass tube without glass cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/LN11/HKCTL837/FZ4LN11HKCTL837.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/LN11/HKCTL837/FZ4LN11HKCTL837.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/LN11/HKCTL837/FZ4LN11HKCTL837.SMALL.jpg karthick robo Things we need 1 metal triangle file 2 ohp marker 3 cloth  mark a line where u need to cut using marker pen file around the line using metal triangle file until u get deep imprint on glass tube cover cloth around the glass tube try to break it  (if note it not means try to file ...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:01:28 PDT
Rotary Tool Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotary-Tool-Router/
Rotary Tool Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ORG9/IYOQLGIF/FPLORG9IYOQLGIF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ORG9/IYOQLGIF/FPLORG9IYOQLGIF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/ORG9/IYOQLGIF/FPLORG9IYOQLGIF.SMALL.jpg BurlyWoodWorks - Create Something How to make a rotary tool Router. This is a attachment for a dremel/ rotary tool that automatically makes it a router. This is my own design, and I have made many of these before. So today i'm showing you how to make one! This is probably one of the most simple designs and projects I've ever made, s...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 18:44:55 PST
Coat Hanger Drill Bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-Drill-Bit/
Coat Hanger Drill Bit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4FXJ/IYNLKBXG/FE74FXJIYNLKBXG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4FXJ/IYNLKBXG/FE74FXJIYNLKBXG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/4FXJ/IYNLKBXG/FE74FXJIYNLKBXG.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak Have you been looking to drill tiny holes straight through your floors or walls? Do you love 2 minute hacks? Have you been searching for a way to make sure you are running wire through the wall and not straight through to the ceiling or floor of another room? Have you been looking to use a piece of ...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 18:10:38 PST
Give your table top drill press MORE POWER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-table-top-drill-press-MORE-POWER/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2009 22:49:40 PDT
90° Magnetic Hand Saw Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-90-Hand-Saw-Guide/
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:55:55 PST
$2 Pop Up Woodworking Bench Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Pop-Up-Woodworking-Bench-Dogs/
$2 Pop Up Woodworking Bench Dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/SZFZ/IYGFNPMZ/F7OSZFZIYGFNPMZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/SZFZ/IYGFNPMZ/F7OSZFZIYGFNPMZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/SZFZ/IYGFNPMZ/F7OSZFZIYGFNPMZ.SMALL.jpg johnzhu Greetings Earthly Dwellers,This project is inspired by Veritas Prairie Dogs, these are pop up brass workbench dogs. They are too expensive for me, so I tried to come up with ways to make my own version. I recalled when I was 14ish there was a door that was magnetic and clicked open and close with a ...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 18:53:06 PST
Articulated Utility Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Utility-Arm/
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 14:22:51 PST
Homemade Vibratory Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Vibratory-Tumbler/
Homemade Vibratory Tumbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/2GKP/H9T4QBCK/F772GKPH9T4QBCK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/2GKP/H9T4QBCK/F772GKPH9T4QBCK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F77/2GKP/H9T4QBCK/F772GKPH9T4QBCK.SMALL.jpg The FluxPlux                                         Hello everyone this my first video and instructable (i dont have time yet but when i spare some i will make a step by step instructable!) You Will Need : 1 AC universal motor of about 1500-2000 Watts from a electric vacuum cleaner  1 speed controler for AC el...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 15:25:20 PST
Make a portaband into an vertical band saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-portaband-into-an-vertical-band-saw/
Make a portaband into an vertical band saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CI7T/GGPFBK6E/F3HCI7TGGPFBK6E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CI7T/GGPFBK6E/F3HCI7TGGPFBK6E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/CI7T/GGPFBK6E/F3HCI7TGGPFBK6E.SMALL.jpg joren A protaband is an amazing tool!  It cuts all sorts of materials (metal, platic, wood) in a much faster, cleaner, and generally more controlled way than alternative cutting tools (sawzall, jigsaw, scroll saw).  The right way to use a portaband saw is to secure what you are cutting and hold the saw as...
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Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:48:22 PST