Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 May 2018 02:54:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Dead Blow Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dead-Blow-Mallet/
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Tue, 30 May 2017 11:35:42 PDT
Magnetic wristband http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-wristband/
Magnetic wristband - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/SJS8/GX3MBZGP/F32SJS8GX3MBZGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/SJS8/GX3MBZGP/F32SJS8GX3MBZGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F32/SJS8/GX3MBZGP/F32SJS8GX3MBZGP.SMALL.jpg genterara We all know magnets have magical properties. They are bipolar mystical phenomena with invisible forces all around them. This poor´s man magnetic wristband can be a life/time saver when working with screws and nails. It´s much safer than holding stuff in your mouth, specially when handling tools. ...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2012 22:16:57 PST
Battery Powered Dremel & Electric Screwdriver!(Portable)From Home Supplies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Dremel-Electric-ScrewdriverPortabl/
Battery Powered Dremel & Electric Screwdriver!(Portable)From Home Supplies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/MN54/IM6JCLYW/FDXMN54IM6JCLYW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/MN54/IM6JCLYW/FDXMN54IM6JCLYW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/MN54/IM6JCLYW/FDXMN54IM6JCLYW.SMALL.jpg diyfuntech In This Instructable, I'll Show you how To Make a Portable Dremel & Screwdriver!I am Myself a Electronic hobbyist, After Completing Any Project We Often Give It a Finishing Touch By Enclosing it Inside a case! But Often The Case Doesn't Have Specific Cut Outs Or Holes To Place The components! So We ...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 07:32:36 PDT
Table saw/Miter saw Space saving shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-sawMiter-saw-Space-saving-shelf/
Table saw/Miter saw Space saving shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CKR8/IEQY0CNZ/F80CKR8IEQY0CNZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CKR8/IEQY0CNZ/F80CKR8IEQY0CNZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CKR8/IEQY0CNZ/F80CKR8IEQY0CNZ.SMALL.jpg tomgaumond We recently moved into a new house and as a result now have an attached garage. The real estate agents would call it 2.5 cars but frankly it barely fits 2.25 cars. Anyway, with the attached garage I decided to move some of my tools up from the basement. I did this mainly because while I have plen...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 20:05:08 PDT
DIY Rotary Cutter From Old Metal Bottle Caps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rotary-Cutter-From-Old-Metal-Bottle-Caps/
DIY Rotary Cutter From Old Metal Bottle Caps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/GIQ7/IIDJEFL9/FEZGIQ7IIDJEFL9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/GIQ7/IIDJEFL9/FEZGIQ7IIDJEFL9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/GIQ7/IIDJEFL9/FEZGIQ7IIDJEFL9.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys!Nice to see you all after a long time...Welcome to our newest DIY...And this time we are going to make A DIY Rotary Cutter from old metal soda bottle caps...Trailer : [Play Video]So, let's get started... Watch the Video Full Instruction Video : [Play Video] Materials Required... So,...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 02:24:12 PST
How to Make a 3D Printed Drill Jig for Dowel Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3D-Printed-Drill-Jig-for-Dowel-Joint/
How to Make a 3D Printed Drill Jig for Dowel Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SSTN/JGGTOSFM/FA5SSTNJGGTOSFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SSTN/JGGTOSFM/FA5SSTNJGGTOSFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/SSTN/JGGTOSFM/FA5SSTNJGGTOSFM.SMALL.jpg Great Lakes Makes Dowel joints are a great alternative to biscuits or dominos for creating strong joints in woodworking. They also help keep larger glue-ups aligned and surfaces flush. While there are many drill jigs available to buy, I designed and 3D printed a simple jig with interchangeable inserts to drill perfec...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2018 09:12:50 PDT
Make Your Own Wooden C-Clamp! | DIY Woodworking Tools #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Wooden-C-Clamp-DIY-Woodworking-Tools/
Make Your Own Wooden C-Clamp! | DIY Woodworking Tools #2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/4EK6/ILL5TCF6/FGT4EK6ILL5TCF6.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 C-Clamps are so expensive! Did you see that price tag last time you were at the store?I don't have a very big budget for projects, So I make most of my tools. That's why I'm going to show you how to make a perfect woodworking C-Clamp, Using only hand tools! What's better than making an extremely use...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:02:11 PST
Home Air Compressor Tank Drain Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Air-Compressor-Tank-Drain-Modification/
Home Air Compressor Tank Drain Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JRZX/GR9SXUOO/FNOJRZXGR9SXUOO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JRZX/GR9SXUOO/FNOJRZXGR9SXUOO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/JRZX/GR9SXUOO/FNOJRZXGR9SXUOO.SMALL.jpg BlasterMcDoogle When I got my 30 Gallon air compressor, I knew that I would have to occasionally drain the tank of condensation.  But draining the tank with the provided stopcock was a pain and a better device was needed.  The tank is carbon steel and even with a corrosion allowance, the thought of my tank rusting...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2011 20:13:16 PDT
Tool Box Socket Trays http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Box-Socket-Organizating/
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Sat, 21 Aug 2010 09:38:00 PDT
Active Air Filter (HEPA 13 Filter and Active Carbon Pellets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Active-Air-Filter-HEPA-13-Filter-and-Active-Carbon/
Active Air Filter (HEPA 13 Filter and Active Carbon Pellets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YD5R/JG42UHLP/FM1YD5RJG42UHLP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YD5R/JG42UHLP/FM1YD5RJG42UHLP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/YD5R/JG42UHLP/FM1YD5RJG42UHLP.SMALL.jpg Deep silence I initially made this filter to remove the toxic volatile organic compounds and fine particles generated by my 3D printer. It can be, of course, used for other purposes, like filtering the air of a room; just keep in mind it is designed to continuously filter air, not to clean heavy fumes at once.Th...
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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:36:04 PDT
TRASH to Angle Grinder Mitre Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/TRASH-to-Angle-Grinder-Mitre-Saw/
TRASH to Angle Grinder Mitre Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ONOF/JG2VUMFC/FZVONOFJG2VUMFC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ONOF/JG2VUMFC/FZVONOFJG2VUMFC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZV/ONOF/JG2VUMFC/FZVONOFJG2VUMFC.SMALL.jpg FrontierShed For years I've been using my handheld angle grinder with a zip disk to cut metal stock. I manage to make fairly good cuts but when a true 90 deg or 45 deg are required it is near impossible by hand. So, let me introduce you to my latest creation... the Angle Grinder Mitre Saw.I found plenty of ins...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:35:50 PDT
Welding mask upgrade: Lights UP http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-mask-upgrade-Lights-UP/
Welding mask upgrade: Lights UP - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/JTEK/IDWXLJ6L/F7IJTEKIDWXLJ6L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/JTEK/IDWXLJ6L/F7IJTEKIDWXLJ6L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/JTEK/IDWXLJ6L/F7IJTEKIDWXLJ6L.SMALL.jpg rosenberg.allan Hi all who weld or plan to try welding.This is my first instructable and as it is really simple one, I'll keep it as short as possible.Every time I have to weld in low light condition I run into "dark-side" problem :D especially if extra light-source is too big to fit in tight places or one does not...
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:31:05 PDT
Simple DIY Dual Pulse Spot Welder with Arduino Controller and Screen (microwave transformer based) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Dual-Pulse-Spot-Welder-With-Arduino-Con/
Simple DIY Dual Pulse Spot Welder with Arduino Controller and Screen (microwave transformer based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SMALL.jpg psyberjock So you want to build your own spot welder? I did too! I found lots of good how-tos out there, but most of them require hard to find parts, custom PCBs, or some other such barriers to entry. So I decided to take the principles that I learned from reading all those how-tos and make my own version of t...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:32:23 PDT
Ryobi Battery Power Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Ryobi-Battery-Power-Source/
Ryobi Battery Power Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4UEU/I00TGEI2/FEG4UEUI00TGEI2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4UEU/I00TGEI2/FEG4UEUI00TGEI2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/4UEU/I00TGEI2/FEG4UEUI00TGEI2.SMALL.jpg tsalpha This is a project I worked on for a friend. He wanted to use several batteries he already had, as a rechargeable power source for his E-Bike upgrade. The bike upgrade kit was available with a proprietary rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, but since he had quite a few rechargeable batteries already, w...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:43 PDT
Magnet Sweeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnet-Sweeper/
Magnet Sweeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/O6H2/JFIIR5TV/F2DO6H2JFIIR5TV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/O6H2/JFIIR5TV/F2DO6H2JFIIR5TV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/O6H2/JFIIR5TV/F2DO6H2JFIIR5TV.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics Ever drop a bunch of nails or screws? Tired of picking them up with your hands? Use some magnets! Parts List LumberPlastic wheelsBolts (axles)WashersBroom handleAluminum/plastic sheetNeodymium MagnetsOptional: We also added a steel backer to the bottom of the sweeper. This helped us configure the...
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Tue, 3 Apr 2018 07:24:23 PDT
Compact Dust Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Dust-Collector/
Compact Dust Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EB15/JFMTEH8P/FL5EB15JFMTEH8P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EB15/JFMTEH8P/FL5EB15JFMTEH8P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/EB15/JFMTEH8P/FL5EB15JFMTEH8P.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins One of my least favorite tasks in the shop is cleaning up. Sweeping, dusting, and organizing are all nice once finished, but are painful in the moment. Of these chores, the one I detest the most is emptying the shop vac. Dust goes everywhere, the filter is clogged and you need to clean it out, all a...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2018 12:04:37 PDT
Heat Shrink Ties From Plastic Bottles and Other Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Shrink-Ties-From-Plastic-Bottles-and-Other-Ju/
Heat Shrink Ties From Plastic Bottles and Other Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P1GK/JFCT6FZ1/FPDP1GKJFCT6FZ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P1GK/JFCT6FZ1/FPDP1GKJFCT6FZ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/P1GK/JFCT6FZ1/FPDP1GKJFCT6FZ1.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha So I had this idea on making tie bands for holding things together using some particular pieces of jung. The whole "action" part of the device is based on the PET plastic ability to shrink when heat is applied. This instructable documents my experiment and the result. In two words, it worked worked ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2018 09:52:45 PDT
Lathe Buffing System http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Buffing-System/
Lathe Buffing System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0LO7/JFCT3H4M/FUU0LO7JFCT3H4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0LO7/JFCT3H4M/FUU0LO7JFCT3H4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/0LO7/JFCT3H4M/FUU0LO7JFCT3H4M.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins I haven't had the need to buff anything larger than small metal objects in the past, but a few upcoming projects are much bigger. Looking at what is currently available, I didn't like anything on the less expensive side. Liking the setup of most lathe systems out there, I decided to make my own lath...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2018 10:15:50 PDT
Shop Air Filter Fume Extractor Combo http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Air-Filter-Fume-Extrator-Combo/
Shop Air Filter Fume Extractor Combo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/NX66/J8UGW2VR/F2YNX66J8UGW2VR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/NX66/J8UGW2VR/F2YNX66J8UGW2VR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/NX66/J8UGW2VR/F2YNX66J8UGW2VR.SMALL.jpg Sebastiaan Mollema Before we start of:The idea behind this handy air filter unit was to use materials you can only find in your homecenter. and prefferably you don't need to solder and make intricate wirings and such.So far i think this has worked out. Let me know if you feel the same!If you are interested in the sche...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:23:21 PDT
Mini Magnetic PCB Vises http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Magnetic-PCB-Vises/
Mini Magnetic PCB Vises - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/82PV/JDUKDLYY/FCQ82PVJDUKDLYY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/82PV/JDUKDLYY/FCQ82PVJDUKDLYY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/82PV/JDUKDLYY/FCQ82PVJDUKDLYY.SMALL.jpg Proto G In this instructable, I will show you how to make super simple and cheap magnetic pcb vises that are very useful for holding the circuit boards for your projects. Bill of Materials 1. Standoffs for glass and acrylic signage2. Neodymium Magnets3. Laser Cut Plastic Washers(See attached dxf if you...
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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:40:56 PST
Make Your Own Sanding / Linisher Belts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Sanding-Linisher-Belts/
Make Your Own Sanding / Linisher Belts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UUSD/J282QX8L/FSKUUSDJ282QX8L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UUSD/J282QX8L/FSKUUSDJ282QX8L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/UUSD/J282QX8L/FSKUUSDJ282QX8L.SMALL.jpg Wood Yogi Here is a way to make your own sanding / linisher belts. This could be a good option if you live in a location where belts are not readily available in the sizes you require. I built a 6" X 48" belt sander and needed to make my own sanding belts due to the lack of suppliers and cost. I first made be...
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Tue, 2 May 2017 15:46:13 PDT
Homemade cordless shop vac http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Shop-Vac/
Homemade cordless shop vac - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EW6D/IKRIS67K/FBCEW6DIKRIS67K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EW6D/IKRIS67K/FBCEW6DIKRIS67K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/EW6D/IKRIS67K/FBCEW6DIKRIS67K.SMALL.jpg Vacuum man Today I am going to show you how to make a homemade shop vac. This is very simple and easy to do. Im going to show you how to do this with a 18v black and decker blower, a bucket, a hose, and a couple of other thing you can find at home. What you need The first thing you are going to need is a 1...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:00:05 PST
Onan Ky generator brush and slipring familiarzation http://www.instructables.com/id/Onan-Ky-generator-brush-and-slipring-familiarzatio/
Onan Ky generator brush and slipring familiarzation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DG6Q/FJBYZ48P/FZJDG6QFJBYZ48P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DG6Q/FJBYZ48P/FZJDG6QFJBYZ48P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/DG6Q/FJBYZ48P/FZJDG6QFJBYZ48P.SMALL.jpg Gort This little KY unit had a damaged engine. The rotor pin was sheared also where it mates to the tapered crankshaft. After repairing and assembling the unit I thought it might be interesting to show what sliprings and brushblocks look like and where they are in this unit. The little KY hides it brushe...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2008 21:56:54 PDT
Poor Man's Buffing Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Poor-Mans-Buffing-Wheel/
Poor Man's Buffing Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/F8VN/JF8IYN31/FMYF8VNJF8IYN31.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/F8VN/JF8IYN31/FMYF8VNJF8IYN31.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/F8VN/JF8IYN31/FMYF8VNJF8IYN31.SMALL.jpg NikilH In this Instructable we are going to see how to make your own polishing wheel for dremel or any rotary tool from old jeans. Materials Jeans or any old denimDremel Sanding mandrelScissorsCompass or Circular template (2" Dia)MarkerAwlPrecision Screwdriver Buff Wheels I start with marking circles...
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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:50:01 PDT
Add a jig saw table to your table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Jig-Saw-Table-to-Your-Table-Saw/
Add a jig saw table to your table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/JTAL/IPBH6NPD/F1EJTALIPBH6NPD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/JTAL/IPBH6NPD/F1EJTALIPBH6NPD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/JTAL/IPBH6NPD/F1EJTALIPBH6NPD.SMALL.jpg pbriggs8 This Instructable shows you how I modified my portable table saw to replace the left extension table with a jig saw table. The hinged table design allows easy access to change jig saw blades. This Instructable shows you the specifics concerning how I modified my portable Delta contractor table saw. ...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:55:18 PDT
Branding Nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Branding-Nails/
Branding Nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/H4GD/JF34AS68/FROH4GDJF34AS68.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/H4GD/JF34AS68/FROH4GDJF34AS68.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/H4GD/JF34AS68/FROH4GDJF34AS68.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce A great little project to make some tiny branding irons out of wire nails... Get your bits together MATERIALSWire nails - I used 125mm wire nails that have a head of about 10mm diameterBlock of wood - for the handleSticky backed vinyl sheetPropane gasTOOLSEtching tool - you will need to make your...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:47:00 PDT
Wire clamp tool - cheap and easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-clamp-tool-cheap-and-easy/
Wire clamp tool - cheap and easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/NMPK/IF9UBTX3/FKCNMPKIF9UBTX3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/NMPK/IF9UBTX3/FKCNMPKIF9UBTX3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/NMPK/IF9UBTX3/FKCNMPKIF9UBTX3.SMALL.jpg Lompies Here is my version of the very handy "Wire clamp tool", similar to the one in this illustration.It is used to clamp tubing - using wire. The resulting clamp has a very low profile and can be made extremely tight! You can clams two tubes with different sizes, one inside the other, and have it air tig...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 19:10:40 PDT
DIY 2 Ton Press Machine - How to Make a Crushing Press Machine at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2-Ton-Press-Machine-How-to-Make-a-Crushing-Pre/
DIY 2 Ton Press Machine - How to Make a Crushing Press Machine at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QHUD/JE95GVLU/F0MQHUDJE95GVLU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QHUD/JE95GVLU/F0MQHUDJE95GVLU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/QHUD/JE95GVLU/F0MQHUDJE95GVLU.SMALL.jpg fixitsamo ❄ SUBSCRIBE HERE ➜ https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_us...❄ ALL VIDEOS HERE ➜ http://www.youtube.com/user/fixitsamo/videos❄ FOLLOW US: FACEBOOK ➜ https://www.facebook.com/fixitsamo PINTEREST ➜ https://www.facebook.com/fixitsamo GOOGLE+ ➜ google.com/+fixitsamoAlways happy to hear...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2018 08:02:57 PST
Natural Beeswax Wood Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Beeswax-Wood-Finish/
Natural Beeswax Wood Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/C5LJ/J5X0IY3X/FLOC5LJJ5X0IY3X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/C5LJ/J5X0IY3X/FLOC5LJJ5X0IY3X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/C5LJ/J5X0IY3X/FLOC5LJJ5X0IY3X.SMALL.jpg aCuriousCreator In this guide, I will show how I made my all natural beeswax wood finish. It's perfect for finishing any wood project and far more satisfying to make your own finish than buying one, and I love using beeswax to finish wood projects.It should take no more than a couple of hours to make, and most of t...
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 07:40:20 PDT
Restoration of Wilton Bullet Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoration-of-Wilton-Bullet-Vise/
Restoration of Wilton Bullet Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/UMV5/IPJZNXDD/FM7UMV5IPJZNXDD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/UMV5/IPJZNXDD/FM7UMV5IPJZNXDD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/UMV5/IPJZNXDD/FM7UMV5IPJZNXDD.SMALL.jpg ksjunto I've attached a reference diagram from a Wilton Vise parts website that I modified to more accurately reflect the actual vise I restored. This was my third vise restoration, but the first of this design. Although it was fairly straightforward, there are a couple tricky steps. If you have never di...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:00:29 PDT
HOW TO FILL OUT A CARBINE CLUB DATA SHEET FOR AN M1 CARBINE http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FILL-OUT-A-CARBINE-CLUB-DATA-SHEET-FOR-AN-M/
HOW TO FILL OUT A CARBINE CLUB DATA SHEET FOR AN M1 CARBINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/X41C/GLK0NX0B/F6YX41CGLK0NX0B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/X41C/GLK0NX0B/F6YX41CGLK0NX0B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/X41C/GLK0NX0B/F6YX41CGLK0NX0B.SMALL.jpg dpd3672 Anyone who's ever attempted to fill out a Carbine Club Data Sheet knows how intimidating the process can be, especially if it's your first time.  Since I was unable to find a "How To" guide when I first started doing these sheets, I figured I'd make one.  Hopefully, this will save someone the frustr...
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Thu, 24 Mar 2011 19:07:39 PDT
Fix your Dremel 225 Flex Shaft http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-Dremel-225-Flex-Shaft/
Fix your Dremel 225 Flex Shaft - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/M6YU/I3GXCSHW/F9HM6YUI3GXCSHW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/M6YU/I3GXCSHW/F9HM6YUI3GXCSHW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/M6YU/I3GXCSHW/F9HM6YUI3GXCSHW.SMALL.jpg lsp123 This is a simple yet really affective way to service/ Repair your Dremel 225 Flex Shaft Tool.I am sure there are many who have worn out a few of these 225 flex shafts.I am going to help you solve all these problems that you may have come across,Symptoms1) You detect unnecessary noise2) You find the ...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 06:44:55 PST
Mini Propane Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Propane-Forge/
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Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:02:42 PST
Square Tube Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-Tube-Bender/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 01:57:55 PDT
How to Change the Bit in a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Bit-in-a-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 22:27:58 PDT
Drill Press Vise, Homemade http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Vise-Homemade/
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Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:33:22 PST
New and Improved Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/New-and-Improved-Drill-Press-Table/
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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 19:10:10 PDT
Workmate Router Table Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Workmate-Router-Table-Fix/
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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 05:01:15 PDT
Pulley Driven Mini Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-Driven-Mini-Table-Saw/
Pulley Driven Mini Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FER/8U3X/IR6IU9I9/FER8U3XIR6IU9I9.SMALL.jpg baelza.bubba I needed a small table saw for cutting small things ... like printed circuit boards. I've used angle grinders, hand saws, nibbler tools and they are all too wasteful or take too much time to cut up a small (30 x 50 mm) board.I used to have a full size table saw, but that's just too big for cutting t...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:30:25 PDT
Magic Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Drill-Chuck/
Magic Drill Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/3AA4/JAIJJA21/F8C3AA4JAIJJA21.SMALL.jpg RussellRohde In this Workshop Hack Instructable, I'll show you one of the greatest things to do with old hard drive magnets. This is a simple hack that means you will always have somewhere to keep the chuck for your drill press and it also doubles for a place to keep your drill bits when you are swapping them ou...
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:29:29 PST
Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Table-1/
Drill Press Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SL5K/JDKKOB7Z/FSTSL5KJDKKOB7Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SL5K/JDKKOB7Z/FSTSL5KJDKKOB7Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SL5K/JDKKOB7Z/FSTSL5KJDKKOB7Z.SMALL.jpg diymontreal When I think of woodworking jigs, my mind usually goes straight to jigs used for the table saw. But what about the drill press? The drill press has much to offer but always seems to be neglected in my shop due to complicated and lengthy set up. That all changed when I made a drill press table.A dril...
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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:20:01 PST
Basic CNC Router Engraving with Open Source Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Engraving-With-a-CNC-Router-Start-to-Finish/
Basic CNC Router Engraving with Open Source Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/E4GA/ITDTL8FE/FFKE4GAITDTL8FE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/E4GA/ITDTL8FE/FFKE4GAITDTL8FE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/E4GA/ITDTL8FE/FFKE4GAITDTL8FE.SMALL.jpg ChipsWoodShop Here I show how I program a CNC router using freely available open source software. In my previous instructable, I briefly explained how I made my own CNC router from a radial arm saw. Whether you prefer video or written instructions, this instructable has both. Watch the video here. Everything is ...
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Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:04:44 PDT
DIY Jigsaw Crosscut Sled - Perfect Jigsaw Cuts Every Single Time! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jigsaw-Crosscut-Sled-Perfect-Jigsaw-Cuts-Every/
DIY Jigsaw Crosscut Sled - Perfect Jigsaw Cuts Every Single Time! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/5PNU/JD4UUYQJ/F6V5PNUJD4UUYQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/5PNU/JD4UUYQJ/F6V5PNUJD4UUYQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/5PNU/JD4UUYQJ/F6V5PNUJD4UUYQJ.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 One of the first tools many, if not most woodworkers recommend for beginners, after a cordless drill, is a jigsaw. I used to disagree with that, and say a circular saw is better and suits most peoples' needs more accurately, since a large portion, if not most beginner woodworking projects can be sum...
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Sun, 4 Feb 2018 12:54:01 PST
Bottle Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cutter-1/
Bottle Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/203C/J8KGVAND/FXQ203CJ8KGVAND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/203C/J8KGVAND/FXQ203CJ8KGVAND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/203C/J8KGVAND/FXQ203CJ8KGVAND.SMALL.jpg EammonL A bottle cutter is a tool for cutting plastic bottles into a tough rope-like material. Over a year ago, I found this video and decided to make a 3d printed version of it. If you would like to support the original creators, here is a link to their site where you can buy the original tool.As much as I...
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:28:37 PDT
Polymer nails for CNC workholding http://www.instructables.com/id/Polymer-nails-for-CNC-workholding/
Polymer nails for CNC workholding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/OZLJ/H0FLBFZN/F1TOZLJH0FLBFZN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/OZLJ/H0FLBFZN/F1TOZLJH0FLBFZN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/OZLJ/H0FLBFZN/F1TOZLJH0FLBFZN.SMALL.jpg irmiger As many of you running a CNC router probably already know - work holding can be a royal pain!  We have three differently-sized ShopBots at our TechShop location here in San Francisco, all three with their own unique limitations when it comes to work holding.  Brass screws inevitably strip out, clamp...
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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:41:52 PDT
How to Make a Taper Jig on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Taper-Jig-on-the-Cheap/
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Tue, 28 Nov 2017 20:18:41 PST
DIY Analog Voltmeter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Analog-Voltmeter/
DIY Analog Voltmeter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/6VPN/ICXYAY5R/FID6VPNICXYAY5R.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 Hey,in this instructable I would show you how to make an analog voltmeter with correct readings . Working on principal of magnetic force generated by electricity.With this clever idea,you don't need to buy a new voltmeter when broken .Just take the material and make it yourself A voltmeter is an ins...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 17:52:49 PDT
20 Unusual Uses for Shop Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/20-Unusual-Uses-for-Shop-Tools/
20 Unusual Uses for Shop Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SFKV/JD2FCMAO/FXDSFKVJD2FCMAO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SFKV/JD2FCMAO/FXDSFKVJD2FCMAO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/SFKV/JD2FCMAO/FXDSFKVJD2FCMAO.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins All shop tools were designed with a specific purpose, the table saw for cutting, the Shop-Vac for cleaning up. No matter what the tool is used for, whether it be cutting, shaping, grinding, or marking, every tool may have undiscovered abilities. These 20 unusual uses for your shop tools will help y...
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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 10:16:41 PST
How to Make DIY Soft Jaws in 60 Seconds! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-DIY-Soft-Jaws-in-60-Seconds/
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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 19:13:35 PST
making vise clamps on the milling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/making-vise-clamps-on-the-milling-machine/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2008 00:11:49 PDT