Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:36:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lock Picking Tools From Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-Picking-Tools-From-Scratch/
Lock Picking Tools From Scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVW6/J8KGTWVP/FSVPVW6J8KGTWVP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVW6/J8KGTWVP/FSVPVW6J8KGTWVP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/PVW6/J8KGTWVP/FSVPVW6J8KGTWVP.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hello friends! today I'm going to teach them how to make tools to open any padlock or drum lock with only a Wiper/Washer!For this project we will only need:Wiper/WasherSome tools like a grinder or bench grinderfilesblade of Jigsaw (optional)pliersLet's begin! Removing the wiper/washer blade insert...
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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 13:03:04 PDT
Miter Saw Zero Clearance Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Zero-Clearance-Insert/
Miter Saw Zero Clearance Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/ED3T/J3OPQL5G/F0DED3TJ3OPQL5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/ED3T/J3OPQL5G/F0DED3TJ3OPQL5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/ED3T/J3OPQL5G/F0DED3TJ3OPQL5G.SMALL.jpg diymontreal I was surprised to see the number of Instructables tutorials on table saw inserts but none for miter saw inserts. While I'm sure there are many zero clearance tutorials out there, I thought I'd share the video I made documenting the process of how I made my very own zero clearance miter saw insert u...
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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 12:16:08 PDT
LED Lighting for Dremel Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-for-Dremel-Tool/
LED Lighting for Dremel Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/LG2M/J5K5WSYF/FEBLG2MJ5K5WSYF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/LG2M/J5K5WSYF/FEBLG2MJ5K5WSYF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/LG2M/J5K5WSYF/FEBLG2MJ5K5WSYF.SMALL.jpg geotek I designed this a few years ago for a friend who was doing fine inlays in a guitar. The other day I was using one I made for myself, and thought it would be a good instructable. You will need access to a 3D printer and a small CNC router, but these are common items in a makerspace. The case is thr...
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:56:44 PDT
Supereasy Cheap Pockethole Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Supereasy-Cheap-Pockethole-Jig/
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:42:45 PDT
DIY Dewalt Cordless Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dewalt-Cordless-Fan/
DIY Dewalt Cordless Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QLYT/J77RA0X6/FDQQLYTJ77RA0X6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QLYT/J77RA0X6/FDQQLYTJ77RA0X6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/QLYT/J77RA0X6/FDQQLYTJ77RA0X6.SMALL.jpg SEB TECH DIY How to make this super awesome cordless / corded portable fan that will works with the batteries of your favorite power tools brand , and for less than 50$. In my project im using the dewalt dcb090 adapter. This fan normally operate with 6 "D" batteries, which is not convenient when you need to rech...
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Wed, 6 Sep 2017 14:35:04 PDT
How to Turn on a Computer Power Supply Without a Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-on-a-Computer-Power-Supply-Without-a-C/
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:34:41 PST
Drill Press Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Drum-Sander/
Drill Press Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/2IB1/J86HR9X2/F8A2IB1J86HR9X2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/2IB1/J86HR9X2/F8A2IB1J86HR9X2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8A/2IB1/J86HR9X2/F8A2IB1J86HR9X2.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Turn your drill press into a drum sander by making your own spindles to hold sandpaper. This easy afternoon workshop project is great for sanding inside a concave curve, a difficult task for belt or random orbital sanders.I challenged myself to build this using modest tools that most would have in t...
By: mikeasaurus

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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 09:57:41 PDT
Sanding Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Sanding-Saw/
Sanding Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DPZJ/J7UQYK13/FQ8DPZJJ7UQYK13.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DPZJ/J7UQYK13/FQ8DPZJJ7UQYK13.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/DPZJ/J7UQYK13/FQ8DPZJJ7UQYK13.SMALL.jpg Mikhandmaker. For those of us who collect homemade sanding blocks or need to sand around corners and curves, may I present to you this homemade bow sander. This bow sander is great for tight, curved places and works from both top and bottom.Maybe your great grandchildren will look at yours someday and ask, “What ...
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Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:33:52 PDT
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Becoming-a-Maker-The-complete-guide-to-a-fully-fun/
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SMALL.jpg TheParacorder What is a maker? A maker is a DIY'er, recycle and reuse'er, and a crafter. They take whats not, and make it what Is. Makers not only have skill, but as well as the determination for his or her project. What does it take to become a maker? Well the first step to becoming a maker will be shown step by...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 13:34:52 PDT
Jigsaw Massager http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-Massager/
Jigsaw Massager - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/N2U8/F5VN16PV/FB4N2U8F5VN16PV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/N2U8/F5VN16PV/FB4N2U8F5VN16PV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/N2U8/F5VN16PV/FB4N2U8F5VN16PV.SMALL.jpg rachel Better than anyone's thumbs... this produces a really amazing Thump.I saw Stig's version of this at the last Instructables Show & Tell. I was enraptured. I had to have one, and of course that meant I had to make one.Materials:a power jigsaw. cordless is ideal; bladeless is fine; quiet motor is be...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2007 07:16:49 PDT
DIY Agate Knife! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Agate-Knife/
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Sat, 4 Mar 2017 09:59:26 PST
Potters Kick Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Potters-Kick-Wheel/
Potters Kick Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SMALL.jpg swares Here are some ideas for building a kick wheel potters wheel. Looked at a several ideas on the web and in books and built this combining the best features yet keeping it simple. What I used: 2 1/2 50lb bags of concrete Garden Edging or other suitable material 5/8" mild steel shaft 3" long (cut off ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:19:27 PDT
Unusual Uses for WD-40 http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Uses-for-WD-40/
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:20:49 PDT
Hand Held Plane - Convert To Mini Jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Planer-Convert-To-Mini-Jointer/
Hand Held Plane - Convert To Mini Jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SMALL.jpg makerandco A simple means to convert an electric plane into a small jointer - good for finishing relatively small pieces of timber Layout and build Roughly measure your plane and cut timber (or in this case MDF) to size. The aim is to create a u-shaped frame the width of the plane. I left one piece higher...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:19:24 PDT
Restoring an Old Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-Old-Wrench/
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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:50:36 PDT
How to make a sandblasting attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-sandblasting-gun/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2008 08:32:14 PDT
Dremel small batch mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Small-Batch-Mixer/
Dremel small batch mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/HSBP/IV0AHS2S/FXHHSBPIV0AHS2S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/HSBP/IV0AHS2S/FXHHSBPIV0AHS2S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/HSBP/IV0AHS2S/FXHHSBPIV0AHS2S.SMALL.jpg Left-field Designs This is a quick and easy 'ible.I have always felt that my cordless Dremel was one of the most versatile tools in my toolbox and recently I had cause to make up several small batches of chemical mixes. If you have ever mixed lots of batches of anything you will know that it's no fun...So I came up wi...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 08:13:43 PDT
Restoration of a Craftsman Vise Model 506-51800-3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-Craftsman-Vise-Model-506-5188-3/
Restoration of a Craftsman Vise Model 506-51800-3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/UQJF/IN4VZ0GS/FTBUQJFIN4VZ0GS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/UQJF/IN4VZ0GS/FTBUQJFIN4VZ0GS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/UQJF/IN4VZ0GS/FTBUQJFIN4VZ0GS.SMALL.jpg ksjunto I've attached a reference diagram from the Sears parts website that I wish I would have had before I started. It's a little grainy, so I modified it so you can actually see the parts names and numbers. If you aren't sure you can do this sort of project, please know I had never even taken a vise ap...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:24:37 PDT
Hand Plane Restorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Plane-Restorations/
Hand Plane Restorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/B4QW/J6CG61UG/FWCB4QWJ6CG61UG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/B4QW/J6CG61UG/FWCB4QWJ6CG61UG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWC/B4QW/J6CG61UG/FWCB4QWJ6CG61UG.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Vintage Stanley planes are great restoration projects. They can be found in all manners of deterioration, and often come at a very reasonable price. Vintage Planes The following website will help identify what year plane you are dealing with by some of its features. http://www.timetestedtools.ne...
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:17:12 PDT
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Charge TTi http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-and-re-assemble-a-Leatherman-Cha/
How to take apart and re-assemble a Leatherman Charge TTi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F06/H39M/ICRXRXXK/F06H39MICRXRXXK.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will demonstrate a full break down and reassembly of a Leatherman Charge TTitool. 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"...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:22:39 PDT
cheap diy foot speed control for dremel or other tools http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-diy-foot-speed-control-for-dremel-or-other-t/
cheap diy foot speed control for dremel or other tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/86TI/GYVDIGBJ/FRR86TIGYVDIGBJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/86TI/GYVDIGBJ/FRR86TIGYVDIGBJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/86TI/GYVDIGBJ/FRR86TIGYVDIGBJ.SMALL.jpg cmlucht i have a b&d rtx rotary tool and love using it but the switch and speed control where so far apart i decided to make a foot speed controller out of a broken sewing machine foot switch. the good thing is i can set my top speed limit with the controller on the rotary tool so its like a set and forget,...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 12:59:07 PST
Improving a Welder Ground Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Improving-a-Welder-Ground-Clamp/
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:34:52 PST
Getting More From Your Angle Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Handling-for-the-Angle-Grinder/
Getting More From Your Angle Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CBG3/J4SQ5UDQ/F8ECBG3J4SQ5UDQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CBG3/J4SQ5UDQ/F8ECBG3J4SQ5UDQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/CBG3/J4SQ5UDQ/F8ECBG3J4SQ5UDQ.SMALL.jpg Tuomas Soikkeli Hi!I have used angle grinder over twenty years.I had allready forgot how difficult it was to use at the beginning.Then i heard people saying that its too difficult to cut with it..That started me to think about how to improve its handling, also i wanted to get more from it. As it think, it can be us...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:40:39 PDT
The Ultimate Drill Improvement Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Drill-Improvement-Kit/
The Ultimate Drill Improvement Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/3XGN/J0COWRP5/FJ43XGNJ0COWRP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/3XGN/J0COWRP5/FJ43XGNJ0COWRP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/3XGN/J0COWRP5/FJ43XGNJ0COWRP5.SMALL.jpg The Wacky Beagle This instructable will show how to make The ultimate drill improvement kit from 3D printed parts and standard parts.Clamped on a standard drill, this tool will help to: drill perpendicular drill at the right depth drill on cylindrical parts and also to do clean drillingThis design is for a stand...
By: The Wacky Beagle

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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:45:08 PDT
DIY Air hose reel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Hose-Reel/
DIY Air hose reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U59M/ISCB2C5V/FD7U59MISCB2C5V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U59M/ISCB2C5V/FD7U59MISCB2C5V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U59M/ISCB2C5V/FD7U59MISCB2C5V.SMALL.jpg Ketoya I like a lot of other home woodworkers and hobbyists bought an air compressor. I have a Porter-Cable pancake compressor and it came with 3 nail guns and a hose.While learning to use my new nail guns, I decided I REALLY hate the hose it came with it's the long non coiling kind. I needed to find a so...
By: Ketoya

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:18:54 PDT
Arduino Powered CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-CNC-Router/
Arduino Powered CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CKHJ/J0COQKGZ/FZCCKHJJ0COQKGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CKHJ/J0COQKGZ/FZCCKHJJ0COQKGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/CKHJ/J0COQKGZ/FZCCKHJJ0COQKGZ.SMALL.jpg vederstein I was back in the machine shop at my workplace and in the scrap bin I found eight ball screw slides. The longest has about a 23" stroke.I asked my boss, and he let me take them.After some investigation, they've been sitting on a shelf for years and they just decided to scrap them.So I decided to use...
By: vederstein

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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:15:31 PDT
Tool for Tamping Earth http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-for-Tamping-Earth/
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By: Thinkenstein

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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 16:38:45 PDT
CNC Driver Board (Multi axis) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Driver-Board-Multi-axis/
CNC Driver Board (Multi axis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/9KT8/GC4G956F/F5L9KT8GC4G956F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/9KT8/GC4G956F/F5L9KT8GC4G956F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/9KT8/GC4G956F/F5L9KT8GC4G956F.SMALL.jpg samr37l This is an instructable to help anyone that is making the CNC driver board by Tom McWire.  Original Instructable  Suggested design from Howim I would also like to thank woodspinner for answering all of my questions.  When making this driver board I had many issues, that luckily could be answered in ...
By: samr37l

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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 14:12:10 PDT
Old school hand drill overhaul. http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-school-hand-drill-overhaul/
Old school hand drill overhaul. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/6WWR/FSK1CR8X/FCM6WWRFSK1CR8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/6WWR/FSK1CR8X/FCM6WWRFSK1CR8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/6WWR/FSK1CR8X/FCM6WWRFSK1CR8X.SMALL.jpg bosherston This instructable hopes to inspire the voltage-heads out there to acquire a lo-tech backup for li-ion, ni-cad technology and then bring it up to a serviceable level. You never know - you may find that you use it more and more and electric drills less and less.Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't be withou...
By: bosherston

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Sat, 21 Mar 2009 07:49:18 PDT
Clamps, Clamps, and More Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamps-Clamps-and-More-Clamps/
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:11:12 PST
Monster Soldering Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Soldering-Gun/
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 21:54:54 PST
How to Make a $20 Router Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-20-Router-Sled/
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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:48:58 PDT
3d Printed DIY Dremel-style Rotary Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printed-DIY-Dremel-style-Rotary-Tool/
3d Printed DIY Dremel-style Rotary Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/4BJF/J2AWUDHH/F1D4BJFJ2AWUDHH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/4BJF/J2AWUDHH/F1D4BJFJ2AWUDHH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/4BJF/J2AWUDHH/F1D4BJFJ2AWUDHH.SMALL.jpg Makernaut There are plenty of DIY Dremel-style rotary tool ideas available on the internet but I couldn’t find anything that was powerful enough or usable in the long term, while looking good! So I decided to design and make my own 3d Printed Dremel-style rotary tool.Though I had recently purchased a professi...
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Mon, 8 May 2017 07:03:32 PDT
University of Cincinnati CCM Pneumatic Projects Fall 2015 (Can Crusher) http://www.instructables.com/id/University-of-Cincinnati-CCM-Pneumatic-Projects-Fa/
University of Cincinnati CCM Pneumatic Projects Fall 2015 (Can Crusher) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/62XI/II21NQW5/FQN62XIII21NQW5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/62XI/II21NQW5/FQN62XIII21NQW5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/62XI/II21NQW5/FQN62XIII21NQW5.SMALL.jpg BrendanW7 This is my Final Project for "Pneumatics for the Theater" class, Fall 2015. I am a Lighting Design and Technology student at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. My name is Brendan Watts, I will graduated with my BFA in Lighting Design and Technology in 2016. This is a step...
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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 13:17:48 PST
Rubber Band Powered Bench Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Powered-Bench-Dogs/
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:24:49 PDT
Router Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Plane/
Router Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/KITP/J5UA6AIW/FY8KITPJ5UA6AIW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/KITP/J5UA6AIW/FY8KITPJ5UA6AIW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/KITP/J5UA6AIW/FY8KITPJ5UA6AIW.SMALL.jpg Mikhandmaker. Inspired in one Paul's Sellers collection hand planes, I decided to make my own one as similar as possible in an easy way and using hand tools. In this video you can see the step by step.If you like the video please Subscribe to my Youtube ChannelI would also apologise for my English as a non-nativ...
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 13:22:36 PDT
CO2 Drain Cleaner Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/CO2-Drain-Cleaner-Hack/
CO2 Drain Cleaner Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P6UM/GXL5XY3Y/FU8P6UMGXL5XY3Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P6UM/GXL5XY3Y/FU8P6UMGXL5XY3Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/P6UM/GXL5XY3Y/FU8P6UMGXL5XY3Y.SMALL.jpg bfk A while back, we had a slow running drain that seemed to be permanent.  I came across a product called "Kleer Drain" that uses CO2 cartridges to blast through clogs.  I thought it was worth the attempt, so I picked one up at Home Depot. Boy, did it work... Not only that, but it made an extremely sa...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 11:27:22 PST
$1 Inflatable Sander Replacement DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Inflatable-Sander-Replacement-DIY/
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:21:16 PDT
How To Tune Up a Two Cycle Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tune-Up-a-Two-Cycle-Engine/
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 11:15:42 PDT
Inverted jigsaw - Serra tico-tico invertida http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-jigsaw-Serra-tico-tico-invertida/
Inverted jigsaw - Serra tico-tico invertida - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1V7U/IFCDGG8D/FDY1V7UIFCDGG8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1V7U/IFCDGG8D/FDY1V7UIFCDGG8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/1V7U/IFCDGG8D/FDY1V7UIFCDGG8D.SMALL.jpg Cion Cassiano Este projeto consiste na confecção de uma mesa, braço horizontal e acessórios para montar uma serra tico-tico invertida. Fixação da tico-tico na mesa A serra tico-tico foi parafusada em um tampo retangular de mdf com laminado branco. A base metálica da serra foi perfurada nos quatro cantos para p...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 19:09:56 PDT
Simple DIY Flap Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Flap-Sander/
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:13:05 PDT
How to Make an Extremely Useful PVC Overhead Camera Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Extremely-Useful-PVC-Overhead-Camer/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 10:03:10 PST
How To Maintain Your Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Maintain-Your-Air-Compressor/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 08:46:06 PDT
Easy Nicad to Li Po Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Nicad-to-Li-Po-Drill-Conversion/
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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:39:34 PDT
hard drive sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Sander/
hard drive sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PK7Y/ILE2NSFG/FZ4PK7YILE2NSFG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PK7Y/ILE2NSFG/FZ4PK7YILE2NSFG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/PK7Y/ILE2NSFG/FZ4PK7YILE2NSFG.SMALL.jpg AlexZhang Use a old hard drive as a sander. Hard drive Remove all the screws to reveal the inside. And then take out all the components. Leave the bottom plate on if you have one. Sanding disk Get your sandpaper and trace the platter onto the sandpaper. Glue and cut Add super glue and glue the platt...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 17:26:16 PST
NEJE 300mW Laser Engraver (Under $100) http://www.instructables.com/id/NEJE-300mW-Laser-Engraver-Under-100/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:36:47 PST
How to make an easy paint stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-easy-paint-stirrer/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 17:16:22 PDT
How To: Miter Saw Shadow Line http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Miter-Saw-Shadow-Line/
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:33:37 PDT
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
Boom Crane Pulley http://www.instructables.com/id/Boom-Crane-Pulley/
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Fri, 13 Apr 2007 19:55:16 PDT