Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:06:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn any nut into a die http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-nut-into-a-die/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 05:43:34 PDT
Size Markings for Wrenches and Sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Size-Markings-for-Wrenches-and-Sockets/
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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:05:15 PDT
Rebuild A Carbide Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-A-Carbide-Lamp/
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Wed, 16 Jun 2010 22:54:13 PDT
A Marking Gauge You Can't Buy http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Marking-Gauge-You-Cant-Buy/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:14:09 PDT
Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Woodshop-Pre-filter-aka-Cyclone-for-8/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:05:23 PDT
More Dremel Than Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Dremel-Than-Dremel/
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 14:52:33 PST
Angle Grinder Stand For Safe Use http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-Stand-For-Safe-Use/
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 07:12:39 PDT
Buying and Maintaining a 20 year old bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Maintaining-a-20-Year-Old-Bandsaw/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 06:31:47 PDT
Restore a rusty toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Rusty-Toolbox/
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Fri, 9 Sep 2016 10:39:22 PDT
How To Tighten Up A Sloppy Second Hand Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tighten-Up-A-Sloppy-Second-Hand-Dremel/
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Fri, 1 Feb 2008 19:32:16 PST
Restore a vintage power drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Vintage-Power-Drill/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:52:36 PDT
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Plasma-Pen-Micro-Torch/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:18:59 PDT
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-CNC-Router-From-a-Radial-Arm-Saw/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:47:21 PDT
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
Drill Press Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Disc-Sander/
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:31:15 PDT
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Tighten, Adjust, or Reposition Your Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Knife-Maintenance-How-to-Tighten-Adjust-/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:34:36 PDT
Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:40:43 PDT
Hot-Wire Foamcutter (Battery Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Foamcutter-Battery-Powered/
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Sat, 3 Nov 2007 03:12:00 PDT
How To Change The Oil And Oil Filter In A Toyota Prius http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Oil-And-Oil-Filter-In-A-Toyota-/
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:56:24 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Stand-From-Scrap-Lumber/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:30:54 PDT
MAX CUT 2 Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/MAX-CUT-2-Circular-Saw-Crosscut-Miter-Jig/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 05:51:29 PDT
Cheap Drill Press DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Press-DIY/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:07:56 PDT
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-6-Bench-Vise/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:34:01 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Wave http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-and-re-assemble-a-Leatherman-Wav/
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Wave - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/AAEQ/ICPP3W3Z/FPHAAEQICPP3W3Z.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will demonstrate a full break down and reassembly of a Leatherman Wave tool. The focus is on the proper placement of parts along with some tips and tricks to make it go easier. We'll be using a couple specialty tools, but you can make do at home with the basic "required tools" li...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:21 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Railroad Spike Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Railroad-Spike-Bottle-Opener-2/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 02:22:26 PDT
Ultimate Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Drill-Press-Table/
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:09:51 PDT
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Old-Cordless-Tools-to-Lithium-Power/
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SMALL.jpg Honus I have several old cordless power tools and they're all in good working condition. The trouble is the batteries all need to be replaced and the batteries are obscenely expensive. I have a really hard time paying for batteries that cost almost as much as the tool and I didn't want to discard perfectl...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 22:48:05 PDT
Installation of a split type air conditioning unit. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installation-of-a-split-type-air-conditioning-unit/
Installation of a split type air conditioning unit. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/DQYN/I7VQPCZB/F2XDQYNI7VQPCZB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/DQYN/I7VQPCZB/F2XDQYNI7VQPCZB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/DQYN/I7VQPCZB/F2XDQYNI7VQPCZB.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I live in a hot tropical climate and air conditioning is a nice luxury to have. One of my brothers asked me to install one for him Since air conditioning is a hobby (not profession) of mine. We installed a split type unit (12000 btu). Please note that this instructable is not a detailed step by step...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:41:44 PDT
Convert a black & decker cordless drill battery to lithium ion http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Black-Decker-Cordless-Drill-Battery-to-L/
Convert a black & decker cordless drill battery to lithium ion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/U2EF/IKRNR3D6/F72U2EFIKRNR3D6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/U2EF/IKRNR3D6/F72U2EFIKRNR3D6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F72/U2EF/IKRNR3D6/F72U2EFIKRNR3D6.SMALL.jpg rnijland My 2007 black and decker battery's are dead now, and already bought a new hilti set, so time to try out some things.I have done some research on the internet about lithium ion and seen a lot other conversions here on instructables. delete your original battery pack and save the connector. first, ...
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 07:26:52 PST
How to fix a Lincoln MIG welder that 'stutters' http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Lincoln-MIG-welder-that-stutters/
How to fix a Lincoln MIG welder that 'stutters' - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/YYPC/H2WEX2LR/FFBYYPCH2WEX2LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/YYPC/H2WEX2LR/FFBYYPCH2WEX2LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/YYPC/H2WEX2LR/FFBYYPCH2WEX2LR.SMALL.jpg NovelUserName A while back my handy little 110v MIG welder started to misbehave on me. The spark and wire feed would cut in and out in a strange sort of popping. At first I thought this was due to the wire getting stuck and the drive wheels slipping in the welder unit. This seemed to be confirmed because changing...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 18:59:51 PDT
Ladder Pony http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladder-Pony/
Ladder Pony - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/XL38/F2FRVC9N/FWFXL38F2FRVC9N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/XL38/F2FRVC9N/FWFXL38F2FRVC9N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/XL38/F2FRVC9N/FWFXL38F2FRVC9N.SMALL.jpg unclesam Make a cart that can be used to haul tools and materials up an extension ladder to a roof, loft, balcony, or upper window of a building or to the deck of a keeled sailboat that is propped up on dry land. Note that some of the accompanying photos were staged for clarity of photographing, so not all s...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2007 11:13:15 PDT
Custom Wall Tool Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Tool-Holders/
Custom Wall Tool Holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/SUIJ/IR6INPX0/FKPSUIJIR6INPX0.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I made some holders, over my workbench, on a big piece of melamine, for some of my hand tools. I made these two same holders for my T-Handle Torx/Hex keys, Nut Drivers, Rasps and Screwdrivers. I placed them down to calculate the space I need to let, betw...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:31:16 PDT
Thor's Hammer Screwdriver Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Thors-Hammer-Screwdriver-Kit/
Thor's Hammer Screwdriver Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1UBI/IQ8C84VS/FVX1UBIIQ8C84VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1UBI/IQ8C84VS/FVX1UBIIQ8C84VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/1UBI/IQ8C84VS/FVX1UBIIQ8C84VS.SMALL.jpg BrittLiv In this instructable I am going to show you how I hid a precision screwdriver set in Mjölnir (Thor's hammer).After seeing this awesome concept I immediately knew that I wanted to bring it to life. The problem was that I am lacking the tools to make one from metal. So I decided to design a 3D printed...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 11:48:39 PDT
How to Make a Clinometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Clinometer/
How to Make a Clinometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/ILEM/HFD15PK6/FVOILEMHFD15PK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/ILEM/HFD15PK6/FVOILEMHFD15PK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/ILEM/HFD15PK6/FVOILEMHFD15PK6.SMALL.jpg anthonyy The purpose of this clinometer is to measure the incline of what your are looking at. This step by step instructable will show you how to make a DIY version a clinometer that works pretty well. Items needed are: *1 Straw that is large enough to see down the hole *1 Protractor *1 foot piece of strin...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:56:09 PDT
Lathe Attachment for Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Attachement-for-Drill-Press/
Lathe Attachment for Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/TTE2/FQCTIP8O/F21TTE2FQCTIP8O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/TTE2/FQCTIP8O/F21TTE2FQCTIP8O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/TTE2/FQCTIP8O/F21TTE2FQCTIP8O.SMALL.jpg Marsh A drill press is a great power source for all kinds of things. Here we offer a lathe attachment for a drill press that can be used to turn wood, plastic and even metals. Collecting up parts Here's where it starts. Take an old junk drill. This one died after only 6 months. Just out of warranty. I ...
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Sun, 25 Jan 2009 22:10:00 PST
Restoring An Antique Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-An-Antique-Drawknife/
Restoring An Antique Drawknife - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/58WC/IH9GW64E/FX258WCIH9GW64E.SMALL.jpg antagonizer This project uses, what I call, the trinity of my craft; wood, metal and leather, that all come together to create a piece that can be both a precision woodworking instrument, as well as a course tool that can make short work of any large project.For me, tool making represents the pinnacle of wha...
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 18:58:45 PST
So you dropped your no.4 hand plane? http://www.instructables.com/id/So-You-Dropped-Your-No4-Hand-Plane/
So you dropped your no.4 hand plane? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/12K5/IQTZWIOI/FFF12K5IQTZWIOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/12K5/IQTZWIOI/FFF12K5IQTZWIOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/12K5/IQTZWIOI/FFF12K5IQTZWIOI.SMALL.jpg BossyRangs You were smoothing some wood, got a cramp, dropped your favorite hand plane on the floor and now it looks like this?No worries, it happens to the best. You don't need to throw it in the trash just yet. Together, we'll turn it into an even better hand plane! How? By making a wooden body for it. Did y...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:20:23 PDT
An Improvement to a Dremel Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Improvement-to-a-Dremel-Tool/
An Improvement to a Dremel Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/4UHW/GV9SPH85/FFI4UHWGV9SPH85.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/4UHW/GV9SPH85/FFI4UHWGV9SPH85.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/4UHW/GV9SPH85/FFI4UHWGV9SPH85.SMALL.jpg Phil B The cutoff wheel is one of my favorite tools for use on a Dremel. But, the little discs do not last long when cutting on a piece of sheet metal and frequently need to be changed. That means I need to have a screwdriver at hand to remove the small screw that holds the disc in place, and to tighten th...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2011 09:08:04 PST
Belt Sander Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Sander-Stand/
Belt Sander Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SMALL.jpg unknownuser2007 Make a stand for your belt sander and free a hand!My wonderful wife bought me a boatload of Sears Craftsman power tools a few years ago. One of the tools in the treasure chest was a belt sander. However, I wasn't really using the belt sander for large surfaces. I was mostly using it to clean up my r...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2007 20:48:38 PST
Low Budget Knife-maker's Bench Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Budget-Knife-makers-Bench-Grinder/
Low Budget Knife-maker's Bench Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UEWU/IQW1I3O5/F21UEWUIQW1I3O5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UEWU/IQW1I3O5/F21UEWUIQW1I3O5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UEWU/IQW1I3O5/F21UEWUIQW1I3O5.SMALL.jpg antagonizer I've been knife-making for quite a few years, and have always relied on a 1"x24" belt grinder, as well as my 4"x36" bench sander to get the job done. For the longest time, I've wanted to invest in a 2" belt grinder, to make the process easier, but could never justify the massive expense that goes in...
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:03:19 PDT
Make Shift Compass for Drawing Circles http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Shift-Compass-for-Drawing-Circles/
Make Shift Compass for Drawing Circles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/8P5P/HO7XKCRI/F9H8P5PHO7XKCRI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/8P5P/HO7XKCRI/F9H8P5PHO7XKCRI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/8P5P/HO7XKCRI/F9H8P5PHO7XKCRI.SMALL.jpg jeremy_first These instructions show how to draw perfect circles to almost any diameter, on paper, wood or whatever your project needs.  Needed supplies:  1) String or twine. 2) Nail, thumb tack, pin, etc.  3) Something to measure with (ruler, measuring tape). 4) Pen or sharp pencil. The project takes only a f...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:11:54 PST
How to make a track saw guide for a circular saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Track-Saw-Guide-for-a-Circular-Saw/
How to make a track saw guide for a circular saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SMALL.jpg diycreators In this Instructables I will be making a track saw guide. This guide is very stable and extremely accurate. You too can have the same experience, if done right. Hopefully my instructions are clear and easy to follow. Please for give me for any typos. Enjoy :)Check out the video for a more in depth t...
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:06:50 PDT
Build a Toaster Oven Mini-Vacuum Former http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Toaster-Oven-Mini-Vacuum-Former/
Build a Toaster Oven Mini-Vacuum Former - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SMALL.jpg WardWorks I built a larger 18x24 bed vacuum former first, and then decided that I needed a mini vacuum former for smaller pieces and for the leftover scrap plastic from the big former. This was a weekend project and it makes great pulls. Supplies: • A $5 toaster oven from a second hand store. Make sure to g...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:19:10 PDT
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dead-Blow-Hammer-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 A Dead-Blow Hammer is a hammer that doesn't bounce back up when hit, and less force is required when using it, because of it's weight. This type of hammer also saves a lot of time and effort, when compared to a regular mallet (soft hammer). Did you know you can make, and choose the exact weight that...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 11:31:29 PDT
Get Cleaner, Better Cuts With This Circular Saw Tracking Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Cleaner-Better-Cuts-With-This-Circular-Saw-Tra/
Get Cleaner, Better Cuts With This Circular Saw Tracking Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/9MPU/IQ8SBLG8/FF19MPUIQ8SBLG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/9MPU/IQ8SBLG8/FF19MPUIQ8SBLG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/9MPU/IQ8SBLG8/FF19MPUIQ8SBLG8.SMALL.jpg KentM Cutting 4'x8' sheets of plywood can be a challenge if you're working by yourself and using a circular saw. I always worried about damaging the finished side of the board as I muscled it into position on top of several 2x4's laid on the ground. This zero clearance tracking guide solves that problem b...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 05:49:34 PDT
Folding Paint Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Paint-Booth/
Folding Paint Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/G7U4/IPWUK45J/FT8G7U4IPWUK45J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/G7U4/IPWUK45J/FT8G7U4IPWUK45J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/G7U4/IPWUK45J/FT8G7U4IPWUK45J.SMALL.jpg entomophile I have a bunch of projects that I need to paint. Usually I just put a drop cloth on the floor of my shop but I am usually left with a cloud of spray paint hanging in the air and the overspray gets on everything. I finally decided to make a paint booth to keep the shop clean. Unfortunately I do no...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:58:40 PDT