Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:17:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Grinding Machine by HDD(hard drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Grinding-Machine-by-HDDhard-drive/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:45:18 PDT
Shop Cheats: Hook and Eye Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Cheats-Hook-and-Eye-Driver/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:51 PDT
Sandpaper Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Cutter-1/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:56:33 PDT
Convert a Grindstone to Treadle Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Grindstone-to-Treadle-Power/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:17:11 PDT
How To Tighten a Chainsaw Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tighten-a-Chainsaw-Chain/
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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 10:59:06 PDT
Homemade Sanding Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Sanding-Blocks/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:50:30 PDT
My Small Tools Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Small-Tools-Workshop/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 08:37:16 PDT
Gerber Multi-Tool "Covert Entry" Tool mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Gerber-Multi-Tool-Covert-Entry-Mod/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:50:54 PDT
Mjölnir Multi-2-l http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnir-Multi2tool/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 12:58:18 PDT
Transform a Water Bottle into a Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-Water-Bottle-into-a-Coaster/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 07:57:05 PDT
Turn Your Tablesaw Into A Jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Tablesaw-Into-A-Jointer/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 20:33:00 PDT
One Man Brake Bleeder! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Man-Brake-Bleeder/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:45:38 PDT
Lightbulb Knife Sharpener http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightbulb-Knife-Sharpener/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:49 PDT
Make a knife for your great grandkids! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-knife-for-your-great-grandkids/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:13:45 PDT
Cross Bladed Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Bladed-Axe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:56 PDT
Low Cost Aluminum Foundary http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Aluminum-Foundary/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:55:33 PDT
Mini Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:13:59 PDT
Clean Your Cast Iron Tools Easily http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Cast-Iron-Tools-Easily/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:11 PDT
DIY Lathe add ons http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-tools-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:21:31 PDT
BIG Disk Sander: Build, Use and Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/BIG-Disk-Sander-Build-Use-and-Tips/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:59:17 PDT
Extension Cord Reel http://www.instructables.com/id/Extension-Cord-Reel/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 19:33:07 PDT
Tapping Machine / Apocalypse Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Machine-Apocalypse-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:32:24 PDT
Forked Claw Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Forked-Claw-Hammer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:19 PDT
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bottle-Cutting-Jig/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:52:53 PDT
Pallet Handle Hammer Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Handle-Hammer-Restoration/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:32:10 PDT
DIY Coin Leveler http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coin-Leveler/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:40:28 PDT
Tune Up Your Lawn Mower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tune-Up-Your-Lawn-Mower/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:04:58 PDT
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Tool-Flip-Top-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:20 PDT
Simple Inside Pipe Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Inside-Pipe-Clamp/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:15:48 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Custom Multi Tool Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Multi-Tool-Case/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:29:23 PDT
120VAC High-Low Tool/Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/120VAC-High-Low-ToolLight-Switch/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:58:43 PDT
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/OilFuel-Filter-Opener/
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SMALL.jpg chienline If you have several cars, or let's say you are trucks owner who run transportation business, then you have several types of car or truck. Do you plan to buy various size of oil/fuel filter wrench? It will costs you a lot. Why don't we make one for variable size of oil/fuel filter? Materials Needed...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:20:19 PDT
Make a handle for an Antique Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-handle-for-an-Antique-BFH/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:57:05 PDT
DIY How to Make a Sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-How-to-Make-a-Sawhorse/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:22:04 PDT
Quick, Cheap And Quality Parallel Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-And-Quality-Parallel-Clamps/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:24:50 PDT
Modern Shave Horse, http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shave-Horse/
Modern Shave Horse, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy y'all. This weekend I finally built a tool that I have always wanted, a shave horse. Once upon a time when I was in the SCA I made a little stool using some branches and a piece of firewood. The key component to building that little stool was a shaving bench used in conjunction with a drawk...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:38:41 PDT
Bachelor's homemade powered pepper grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bachelors-homemade-powered-pepper-grinder/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:03:51 PDT
Simple DIY Magnetic Stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Magnetic-Stirrer/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 05:58:01 PDT
Tactical Sharpie "shankie" how to http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Sharpie-shankie-how-to/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:40:23 PDT
Making a 28 inch wide Sander/Planer http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-28-inch-wide-SanderPlaner/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 15:00:46 PDT
Vertical disc sander/ grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-disc-sander-grinder/
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By: my wookie

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 15:20:31 PDT
Wooden Bar Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bar-Clamp/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:44:11 PDT
Push Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Sticks/
Push Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/3QCK/I760SB1K/F1J3QCKI760SB1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/3QCK/I760SB1K/F1J3QCKI760SB1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1J/3QCK/I760SB1K/F1J3QCKI760SB1K.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 One of the perks of owning a CNC router is seeing something in a store and knowing you can build it, not buy it. My old push sticks had seen better days so I designed a set in Illustrator and cut them out on my custom Shapeoko 2. Here is a link to the files if you want to build your own. https://d...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:35:56 PDT
Vintage Bench Vise Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Bench-Vise-Restoration/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:06:00 PDT
FIshing rod building epoxy turner http://www.instructables.com/id/FIshing-rod-building-epoxy-turner/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:59:07 PDT
Dip Moulding - Make your own monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Moulding-Make-your-own-monster/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:44:06 PDT
Prototyping tutorial PCB development http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-tutorial-PCB-development/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:23:06 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavyduty-Workbench-Shop-Cart/
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 PDT
'yo-yo' aka 'baby-bird' folding knife pendant (UPDATED) http://www.instructables.com/id/yo-yo-folding-knife-pendant/
'yo-yo' aka 'baby-bird' folding knife pendant (UPDATED) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/OX4Q/I7L6V9YE/FDEOX4QI7L6V9YE.SMALL.jpg bricobart I've always wanted to design a useful pendant. Not just a pendant. And not just a tool. But a tool, with such good looks that it has nothing tool-ish. Okay, I made a DARC and I'm the proud author of The Wasp. They àre quite good looking, thank you, but calling these mindsick designs 'pendant-able' w...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:43:47 PDT