Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:37:16 PST BLOX v1.01 Hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacksaw/
Hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MXZG/J0VEP27QPY5/FT1MXZGJ0VEP27QPY5.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Hacksawing is a great way to cut a wide variety of materials. null Measure and mark the material to be cut. null Choose the right blade for the material you are going to cut. Typically, blades for harder materials such as metal will have smaller teeth than blades for softer materials such as ...
By: ewilhelm

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 5 Aug 2005 12:49:41 PDT
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Belt-Sander-Attachment/
Dremel Belt Sander Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/XXR6/IXQG52JW/FAVXXR6IXQG52JW.SMALL.jpg Tuomas Soikkeli I made a small sander attachment to be used with my dremel rotary tools.Sander can be mounted to my diy dremel lathe, or it can be used without it. Its light weighted and easy to take outside, i like to work outside in the summer, so good mobility is a bonus. With cordless dremel it really is very m...
By: Tuomas Soikkeli

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 01:53:56 PST
Brick Press from a Block Splitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Press-from-a-Block-Splitter/
Brick Press from a Block Splitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/2422/IF7IVPE0/FQD2422IF7IVPE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/2422/IF7IVPE0/FQD2422IF7IVPE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/2422/IF7IVPE0/FQD2422IF7IVPE0.SMALL.jpg Ganhaar This article shows how to turn a hydraulic block splitter into a brick press or block press suitable for making concrete blocks or natural clay bricks by changing the splitting knife to a mould box. For a recent landscaping project we saved a lot of money by making our own concrete blocks. The mat...
By: Ganhaar

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 1 Oct 2015 09:51:16 PDT
DIY Carving Knifes from Hacksaw Blades + Custom Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Carving-Knifes-From-Hacksaw-Blades-Custom-Box/
DIY Carving Knifes from Hacksaw Blades + Custom Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/3NSZ/IXUQ22TC/FBT3NSZIXUQ22TC.SMALL.jpg Modern Rustic Workshop In this Instructable I will be showing you guys how I made carving knives from all reclaimed materials and also a custom box to go with it.For this set of carving knives I used old reciprocating saw blades for the blades of the knives and a 2 by 4 for the handle, and think overall they came out wond...
By: Modern Rustic Workshop

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:56:26 PST
How to make a corn sheller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-corn-sheller/
How to make a corn sheller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5J45/H4AG4VQJ/F9P5J45H4AG4VQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5J45/H4AG4VQJ/F9P5J45H4AG4VQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/5J45/H4AG4VQJ/F9P5J45H4AG4VQJ.SMALL.jpg Engineering for Change Subsistence farmers in Guatemala leave corn on the stalks in their fields until it dries, then they shell it by hand, picking off the kernels with their fingers to grind into corn flour. Shelling tools make the work much faster, but commercial ones made of aluminum or resin can cost too much for a p...
By: Engineering for Change

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Jul 2012 15:23:54 PDT
Rino Route Belt Drive Large Format CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Rino-Rout-Belt-Drive-Large-Format-CNC-Router/
Rino Route Belt Drive Large Format CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/G9RJ/IXLAGLQU/FJKG9RJIXLAGLQU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/G9RJ/IXLAGLQU/FJKG9RJIXLAGLQU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/G9RJ/IXLAGLQU/FJKG9RJIXLAGLQU.SMALL.gif sevenmead This is a walk through on building the Rino Route. A CNC router of my own design who's purpose was to be the cheapest possible option for a 4' x 8' DIY off the shelf CNC router table. At a final cost of ~$2500 I believe I have succeeded in my endeavors. Over the first year I added some features whic...
By: sevenmead

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 14:38:07 PST
Simple Height/depth Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Heightdepth-Gauge/
Simple Height/depth Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/JLZ8/IX6G162H/FV2JLZ8IX6G162H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/JLZ8/IX6G162H/FV2JLZ8IX6G162H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/JLZ8/IX6G162H/FV2JLZ8IX6G162H.SMALL.jpg CraftAndu Setting the saw blade or router bit height can be a difficult task. That is why I built this simple height gauge that also doubles as a depth gauge. I would like to share how I did it with you!This is a really simple build that requires minimal amount of tools and materials and it can be completed i...
By: CraftAndu

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:54:27 PST
CNC Needle Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Needle-Cutter/
CNC Needle Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/P0QW/IXAQE3G1/F56P0QWIXAQE3G1.SMALL.jpg jhitesman "Cutting foam sheets... with a needle!" I'd been wanting to build a CNC machine for cutting 20"x30" sheets of foam board for a few years - basically since I got hooked on building and flying cheap RC planes. I'd actually wanted a CNC machine for much longer, well before I got hooked on RC planes. ...
By: jhitesman

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 10:36:01 PST
Make a super cheap, easy and comfortable to use sanding block. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-super-cheap-easy-and-comfortable-to-use-sa/
Make a super cheap, easy and comfortable to use sanding block. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/N14G/FPBKYD8M/FECN14GFPBKYD8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/N14G/FPBKYD8M/FECN14GFPBKYD8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/N14G/FPBKYD8M/FECN14GFPBKYD8M.SMALL.jpg mattl I'm guilty of buying those inexpensive sanding blocks in the past. For the most part they work but I've often found that they either don't hold the sandpaper in place very will or they are extremely uncomfortable to use. We are talking about hand sanding after all. Why make it any worse on your h...
By: mattl

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 2 Jan 2009 11:21:14 PST
Forging tongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Forging-tongs/
Forging tongs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/HK7V/HFD176P4/F5MHK7VHFD176P4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/HK7V/HFD176P4/F5MHK7VHFD176P4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/HK7V/HFD176P4/F5MHK7VHFD176P4.SMALL.jpg bobfransisco46 What did I make: Here, I decided to make some blacksmithing tongs. It was over a multiple day process of heating and smashing some rebar. The cool thing about this project is that these tongs are going to go towards more projects, such as forging knives, forging more tongs, or forging some sculpture...
By: bobfransisco46

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Apr 2013 18:59:56 PDT
Paint Aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Aluminum/
Paint Aluminum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SMALL.jpg bntjonas Materials and tools neededAluminum objectPrimerPaintPaper towelsProduct to remove oil and dirt. You can buy a specialty product in a DIY-store or just use detergent for washing dishes...Sanding paper in different grit numbers. (We used 100, 400 and 1000)Sanding blockWe recommend using latex gloves i...
By: bntjonas

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:37:49 PST
Make a 30tonne hydraulic press. Squash anything! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-30tonne-hydraulic-press.-Squash-anything!/
Make a 30tonne hydraulic press. Squash anything! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/LHHE/F4YETTGCREC/FM1LHHEF4YETTGCREC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/LHHE/F4YETTGCREC/FM1LHHEF4YETTGCREC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/LHHE/F4YETTGCREC/FM1LHHEF4YETTGCREC.SMALL.jpg hoarp001 This instructable will show you how to make a 30tonne hydraulic press. In my press i use some serious hardware, and the final press is going to end up weighing 86kg, which is 164lbs or 13.5 stone. I use M42 threaded rod which is 42mm wide and weighs a tonne. There is nothing to stop you using smalle...
By: hoarp001

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 28 Oct 2006 17:34:47 PDT
Carpenters Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenters-Mallet/
Carpenters Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a carpenters mallet to knock wooden pieces together and drive dowels or chisels. Handle Cut a piece of stock for the handle. Bevel Cut the handle so that one end is 1.5" wide and the other is 1" wide. Tack a 0.25" piece of scrap to the side of the handle to make the first angle cut. Plac...
By: djpolymath

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:53:30 PST
Fire Hose Rock Sling http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Hose-Rock-Sling/
Fire Hose Rock Sling - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/H644/IH6JU6GO/F2XH644IH6JU6GO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/H644/IH6JU6GO/F2XH644IH6JU6GO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/H644/IH6JU6GO/F2XH644IH6JU6GO.SMALL.jpg rachrenbrew The supplies and tools you need will vary depending on the type of fire hose you use. The fire hose I have is double layered. It is difficult to work with double layered fire hose, so I simply separate the layers and make two rock slings from one length of fire hose. The inside layer is rubber with ...
By: rachrenbrew

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:53:43 PST
My DIY portable Jump Starter. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-DIY-Portable-Jump-Starter/
My DIY portable Jump Starter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/9A63/IOD6L6CU/FAM9A63IOD6L6CU.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Here is how I made a robust lightweight portable jump starter for my car. I love the peace of mind having a spare battery to jump start any car in the event of a weak engine battery. I got a 99usd, 210CCA, lifepo4 battery from Amazon.com that weighs only 2lbs. My actual car battery is 3lbs and uses ...
By: Mjtrinihobby

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 May 2016 04:48:22 PDT
Manual bandsanding like a PRO http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Bandsanding-Like-a-PRO/
Manual bandsanding like a PRO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/YNU6/ISCBNPO9/F6UYNU6ISCBNPO9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/YNU6/ISCBNPO9/F6UYNU6ISCBNPO9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/YNU6/ISCBNPO9/F6UYNU6ISCBNPO9.SMALL.jpg bricobart For my next project there's a lot of sanding to do.'A lot' means hours & hours, curves, corners, holes etc. - the stuff that's not easy & undoable with classic powered sanding tools.The only way to do it properly is with sanding 'ribbons' or bands. Problem with these things is that they are relative...
By: bricobart

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:05:39 PDT
DIY: Cyclone Dust Separator From Two Buckets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cyclone-Dust-Separator-From-Two-Buckets/
DIY: Cyclone Dust Separator From Two Buckets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A5H2/IWWFHRS5/FJ3A5H2IWWFHRS5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A5H2/IWWFHRS5/FJ3A5H2IWWFHRS5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/A5H2/IWWFHRS5/FJ3A5H2IWWFHRS5.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I'll show you, how to make a cyclone dust separator from two buckets.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: two buckets (bigger and smaller) Epoxy glue 16mm plywood16mm long wood screwsSilicone...
By: Well Done Tips

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 12:48:49 PST
Emergency Stop Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Stop-Button/
Emergency Stop Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D3PY/IUOHZW5T/FYOD3PYIUOHZW5T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D3PY/IUOHZW5T/FYOD3PYIUOHZW5T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/D3PY/IUOHZW5T/FYOD3PYIUOHZW5T.SMALL.jpg andrewwilson Here it is. My latest.An Emergency Stop Button. What's it for? Any power tool/lighting/heater etc that may required to be stopped in a hurry.I mainly made this for using with my handheld Angle Grinder, as they have a lock on switch, after it kicked back whilst cutting a bolt, jumped out of my hands,...
By: andrewwilson

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:05:59 PDT
Portable Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
Portable Hot Wire Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/SZ48/IWH3EEEE/FDHSZ48IWH3EEEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/SZ48/IWH3EEEE/FDHSZ48IWH3EEEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/SZ48/IWH3EEEE/FDHSZ48IWH3EEEE.SMALL.jpg Frederick Vandenbosch I was thinking of using foam in a future project, so I played with the idea to make my own foam cutter to help me with that future build. It turns out a foam cutter is rather easy to make!The build uses two AA batteries to heat up a piece of 32SWG nichrome wire, capable of cutting through dense foam...
By: Frederick Vandenbosch

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 01:10:22 PST
Easier Homemade Bar Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easier-Homemade-Bar-Clamps/
Easier Homemade Bar Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RZEY/IWMQYK4H/FA0RZEYIWMQYK4H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RZEY/IWMQYK4H/FA0RZEYIWMQYK4H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/RZEY/IWMQYK4H/FA0RZEYIWMQYK4H.SMALL.jpg Pask Makes The 'Homemade Bar Clamps' in my first instructable got amazing feedback and I was so blown away by the response that I thought I would make another. I also enjoyed making the instructable too! The one thing mentioned was the amount of work involved and the cost, which are both fair comments. Persona...
By: Pask Makes

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:36:56 PST
Glue Sticks 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-Sticks-101/
Glue Sticks 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WF29/IWMQSJ2U/FEQWF29IWMQSJ2U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WF29/IWMQSJ2U/FEQWF29IWMQSJ2U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/WF29/IWMQSJ2U/FEQWF29IWMQSJ2U.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura This instructable is a lesson in my free Glue Class. To enroll, click here!Glue sticks are neat little tubes of craft glues for papercraft, scrapbooking, and other very light-duty adhesion. They are useful because they cure much faster than their liquid-based craft glue variants, like white glue and...
By: audreyobscura

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:15:18 PST
Cut Off Saw from an Angle Head Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-Off-Saw-from-an-Angle-Head-Grinder/
Cut Off Saw from an Angle Head Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/43ZW/FQWVUSH1/FEN43ZWFQWVUSH1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/43ZW/FQWVUSH1/FEN43ZWFQWVUSH1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/43ZW/FQWVUSH1/FEN43ZWFQWVUSH1.SMALL.jpg Phil B It is difficult to cut a straight line by hand with thin cut off wheel in an angle head grinder. I had an angle head grinder and wanted to make a mount for it to convert it to a cut off saw. I know you can buy a mount at Harbor Freight Tools, but I have a bias against most of their tools and wante...
By: Phil B

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 9 Feb 2009 10:41:51 PST
How to drill a hole http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drill-a-hole/
How to drill a hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/SPL4/CJWEP27QJ4O/FPXSPL4CJWEP27QJ4O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/SPL4/CJWEP27QJ4O/FPXSPL4CJWEP27QJ4O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/SPL4/CJWEP27QJ4O/FPXSPL4CJWEP27QJ4O.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm Drilling is one of the most common and most useful processes. Measure and mark Measure the location of the hole. If possible, mark exactly where the hole needs to be drilled. Choose the drill size appropriate to the material being drilled and the tool being used. Use common sense. Trying to d...
By: ewilhelm

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 4 Aug 2005 17:10:56 PDT
DIY Center Finder Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Center-Finder-Tool/
DIY Center Finder Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/RK60/IWE4J0NP/FC8RK60IWE4J0NP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/RK60/IWE4J0NP/FC8RK60IWE4J0NP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/RK60/IWE4J0NP/FC8RK60IWE4J0NP.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to make a useful Center Finder tool using just scrap materials that you can find easily in your home.Thanks to this simple, yet accurate tool you will be able to quickly mark the center of your square or round workpiece, saving a lot of time. ...
By: manuelmasc

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 07:22:06 PST
Make a Spokeshave http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Spokeshave/
Make a Spokeshave - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9ANP/IW6PTQS0/FB09ANPIW6PTQS0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9ANP/IW6PTQS0/FB09ANPIW6PTQS0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/9ANP/IW6PTQS0/FB09ANPIW6PTQS0.SMALL.jpg woodbywright Spokeshave is a fantastic tool to play with and a surprisingly easy tool to make. There are only two parts to a traditional spokeshave. 1. the iron, 2. the body.You can find the irons on eBay from time to time or at your local antique store if you know what you are looking for.or you can buy threade...
By: woodbywright

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:32:08 PST
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to make an adapter, which allow you to use lithium ion batteries at old NiCd or NiMH batteries powered cordless power tools.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: Super glueCo...
By: Well Done Tips

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
Air Can from Empty Refrigerant Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Can-from-Empty-Refrigerant-Can/
Air Can from Empty Refrigerant Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/VR46/WBHEP282CWC/FZ5VR46WBHEP282CWC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/VR46/WBHEP282CWC/FZ5VR46WBHEP282CWC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/VR46/WBHEP282CWC/FZ5VR46WBHEP282CWC.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Nice for filling up air mattresses, bike tires, blowing dust out of your computer, etc etc. This is a useful thing to have. If you ever get your car stuck in soft sand, snow, or mud, there's an easy way to get out. Just let air out of your tires til they're at about 10 or 15 psi. They'll have a nic...
By: TimAnderson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 25 Jun 2006 04:03:32 PDT
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
The BALES Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Every so often, I'll get a really nice compliment on my workshop ... the layout, the organization, the overall feel, etc.Sometimes I even get questions about my workshop ... do I have more information on a shop made jig, a specific tool question, would I recommend a tool, why did I make a certain de...
By: -BALES-

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:38:07 PST
How to make a Spartan Race spear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Spartan-Race-spear/
How to make a Spartan Race spear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/A6HQ/IDFS9CRU/FO5A6HQIDFS9CRU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/A6HQ/IDFS9CRU/FO5A6HQIDFS9CRU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/A6HQ/IDFS9CRU/FO5A6HQIDFS9CRU.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife The Spartan Race spear throw is easy. Unless you miss. Dammit. Now it’s hard. Because, well, burpees. And the best defense against burpees: Practice. Or at least that’s what I’m telling myself. So here’s how I made a Spartan Race spear. Materials Ames TrueTemper replacement handle for rakes and ...
By: MyFixitUpLife

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:13:59 PDT
Sears Radial Arm Saw--Homemade Table Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sears-Radial-Arm-Saw-Homemade-Table-Clamp/
Sears Radial Arm Saw--Homemade Table Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/AYMU/GHDSN9MM/FJWAYMUGHDSN9MM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/AYMU/GHDSN9MM/FJWAYMUGHDSN9MM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/AYMU/GHDSN9MM/FJWAYMUGHDSN9MM.SMALL.jpg Phil B On a radial arm saw part of the table is bolted to the mounting rails under the table.  But, the fence and the back portion of the table are loose until clamped against the edge of the main portion of the table.  Since posting my guide to the radial arm saw, several have mentioned they recently acqu...
By: Phil B

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Dec 2010 13:39:46 PST
Run A Drill Off A Car Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-A-Drill-Off-A-Car-Battery/
Run A Drill Off A Car Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/TDTI/H6735DH5/F78TDTIH6735DH5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/TDTI/H6735DH5/F78TDTIH6735DH5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/TDTI/H6735DH5/F78TDTIH6735DH5.SMALL.jpg bikeframe Here is a quick way to recycle and reuse that old battery-powered drill with the dead or missing battery. Just wire it up to work off a car battery. I seem to have portable drills that have battery packs that eventually fail. Sometimes I can get replacement battery packs but sometimes I can't. I ha...
By: bikeframe

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Sep 2012 08:41:58 PDT
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters No 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Divider-for-Perfect-Miters-No-2/
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters No 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/7555/IVHQKXC4/FUV7555IVHQKXC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/7555/IVHQKXC4/FUV7555IVHQKXC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/7555/IVHQKXC4/FUV7555IVHQKXC4.SMALL.jpg Phil B In January 2016 I did an Instructable on my copy of a Stanley No 30 Angle Divider. This is another version of the Stanley No 30 Angle Divider that looks a little more like the original from 1903. (Search your favorite browser for Stanley No 30 Angle Divider to see images of the original version with...
By: Phil B

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:37:40 PST
How to Flame Polish Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Flame-Polish-Plastic/
How to Flame Polish Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SMALL.jpg code_neon Have you ever used plastic sheet in a project before? It looks really cool, but it can be a pain to make look perfect. This guide will show the basics of polishing plastic using fire. It will create a polished edge that will catch the light in a very brilliant way. All of the tools used in this guid...
By: code_neon

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:36:49 PDT
Make It - Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Moxon-Vise/
Make It - Moxon Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff I decided to finally add a proper woodworking vise to my arsenal of tools. I choose a Moxon Vise for it versatility and relatively low cost. I picked up a kit for this vise from Benchcrafted and for what you get, the price was acceptable. The downside to living in Canada is that sometimes tracking d...
By: dpmakestuff

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:44:52 PST
Homemade Bar Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bar-Clamps/
Homemade Bar Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OQ00/IVHQKXNN/FZYOQ00IVHQKXNN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OQ00/IVHQKXNN/FZYOQ00IVHQKXNN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/OQ00/IVHQKXNN/FZYOQ00IVHQKXNN.SMALL.jpg Pask Makes Over the years I've made a few different types of bar clamps and while they all worked I thought I could improve on them. All the ones I've made were out of wood, they could apply a fair amount of pressure but I wouldn't say they were heavy duty. Also they all required a pin or some sort of nearest ...
By: Pask Makes

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:43:22 PST
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Freeing-a-Black-and-Decker-RTX-or-Dremel-Bit/
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls I managed to get a bit stuck in my rotary tool. I happen to have a Black and Decker RTX, which is fully compatible with Dremel bits, attachments and the like (and has more torque, or did when I bought it many moons ago). But, I managed to tighten a bit into the chuck too tight to be able to get it...
By: wilwrk4tls

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 15 May 2014 11:03:17 PDT
CNC Plasma / Water Table Design http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Water-Table-Design/
CNC Plasma / Water Table Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/JMDS/IVA4UTAX/F4XJMDSIVA4UTAX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/JMDS/IVA4UTAX/F4XJMDSIVA4UTAX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/JMDS/IVA4UTAX/F4XJMDSIVA4UTAX.SMALL.jpg John DuCrest The issues we had with our CNC plasma table were health concerns, smoke, debris, parts dropping to the ground, a messy environment, etc. I scoured the internet and found two promising designs; a CNC plasma air table design and a CNC water table design. I joined an internet group on Facebook called C...
By: John DuCrest

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 16:27:14 PST
Increase the precision of a Dremel press drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Increase-the-precision-of-a-Dremel-press-drill/
Increase the precision of a Dremel press drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UCFN/7DUEZTBBL4K/FU8UCFN7DUEZTBBL4K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UCFN/7DUEZTBBL4K/FU8UCFN7DUEZTBBL4K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UCFN/7DUEZTBBL4K/FU8UCFN7DUEZTBBL4K.SMALL.jpg Nuno This is probably going to be the shortest instructable ever but, hey, I'm new to this :)! I used to drill my PCBs using a normal, heavy driller (I guess that's why the mm tick bits usually didnt last too long ;)). I had a Dremel but I didn't use it for that, because I was used to the heavier drille...
By: Nuno

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 31 Mar 2007 13:38:55 PDT
Twist Drill Sharpening Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Twist-Drill-Sharpening-Helper/
Twist Drill Sharpening Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/3HA3/IV0AJ86L/F2Z3HA3IV0AJ86L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/3HA3/IV0AJ86L/F2Z3HA3IV0AJ86L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/3HA3/IV0AJ86L/F2Z3HA3IV0AJ86L.SMALL.jpg Phil B One day I discovered I could hand sharpen twist drills, even though I always thought I would never be able to do it. Still, it is helpful to have a guide to check the angle and to be certain the center of the drill is not off side. This Instructable will show how to make a simple, inexpensive low te...
By: Phil B

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:42:48 PDT
Extreme Homemade Beltsander Raptor (Anglegrinder hack!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Homemade-Beltsander-Raptor-Anglegrinder-Ha/
Extreme Homemade Beltsander Raptor (Anglegrinder hack!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UK4C/IUSLSB5B/FLMUK4CIUSLSB5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UK4C/IUSLSB5B/FLMUK4CIUSLSB5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/UK4C/IUSLSB5B/FLMUK4CIUSLSB5B.SMALL.jpg JörgenBörg This is mine Raptor V2.1 anglegrinder beltsander system.The power comes from: Einhell TE-AG125 CE 1100W | D125mm (66euro in store)Important detail is that this grinder has a variable speed from 2K to 11K!!!I will try to show you as much plans as possible to make one. But i'm no planmaker. i ussua...
By: JörgenBörg

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:15:57 PDT
UHMW Polymer Carver Deadblow Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/UMHW-Polymer-Carver-Deadblow-Mallet/
UHMW Polymer Carver Deadblow Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SMALL.jpg EricAusome In this Instructable, we set out eyes on a simple but very effective tool, the humble leather working mallet. I punch hundred’s of holes each week to slide metal clips into place or buttons snaps. For a long while, I used a simple 10″ long traditional mallet made from nylon. I wanted something more ...
By: EricAusome

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 5 Oct 2015 19:32:27 PDT
Table Saw Rust Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Rust-Removal/
Table Saw Rust Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/0GUN/IUSM0I49/FGU0GUNIUSM0I49.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/0GUN/IUSM0I49/FGU0GUNIUSM0I49.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/0GUN/IUSM0I49/FGU0GUNIUSM0I49.SMALL.jpg michael.j.feierstein I recently inherited an old Delta table saw from my Grandfather, but had no good place to put it other than in a ruddy old shed. In a short time, the cast iron top of the saw started rusting. I had tried the quick rust fixes... vinegar... using a tarp to protect the table... but the rust came back...
By: michael.j.feierstein

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 06:21:54 PDT
How to Extract Your Own DNA Using Household Kitchen Items http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Extract-Your-Own-DNA-Using-Household-Kitche/
How to Extract Your Own DNA Using Household Kitchen Items - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ZWML/IUSLNB7W/FUUZWMLIUSLNB7W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ZWML/IUSLNB7W/FUUZWMLIUSLNB7W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/ZWML/IUSLNB7W/FUUZWMLIUSLNB7W.SMALL.jpg ShannonM146 Intended Readers: This Instructable applies to all potential readers. However, a basic understanding of cellular anatomy may be helpful.Key Terms: Deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA): The genetic material that makes up all living things Nucleotide: Base pairs found within each double strand of DNA ...
By: ShannonM146

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:49:41 PDT
The Cornhole Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cornhole-Boards/
The Cornhole Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Cornhole: An American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn (or bean bags) at a raised platform with a hole in the far end.I grew up in Iowa and I can tell you ... that was NOT what cornhole meant, but I digress .... this is a family show.Friends of mine have occasional gatheri...
By: -BALES-

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:10:05 PDT
Make Your Own Dowels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dowels/
Make Your Own Dowels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/OL71/HV4D9FEN/FXGOL71HV4D9FEN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/OL71/HV4D9FEN/FXGOL71HV4D9FEN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/OL71/HV4D9FEN/FXGOL71HV4D9FEN.SMALL.jpg Joe Sargent In many woodworking projects the need arises for a dowel, either to plug a screw hole or to add a detail. This plate lets you make a dowel using a piece of falloff from your project, which will perfectly match the grain and tone of the wood you are using. This plate is for a single size dowel (5/1...
By: Joe Sargent

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 12 May 2014 21:11:08 PDT
Very simple DIY table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-DIY-Table-Saw/
Very simple DIY table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/UTEN/IUORPSPF/F6IUTENIUORPSPF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/UTEN/IUORPSPF/F6IUTENIUORPSPF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/UTEN/IUORPSPF/F6IUTENIUORPSPF.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 This homemade table saw is made out of a track saw The Idea a track saw has a railbut if you turn the saw upside downthe rail becomes a very handy cross cut sled What can you expect? with a special clamp , that fits into the railyou have a very clever crosscut sledyou can cut every angle you ...
By: StephanP1

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 02:54:54 PDT
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Squeeze-Extra-Capacity-From-Old-NiCd-Batteries/
DIY: Squeeze Extra Capacity From Old NiCd Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F27/BGZT/IUKF1BOE/F27BGZTIUKF1BOE.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to squeeze some extra capacity from old NiCd batteries.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: NiCd BatteriesTools:Soldering ironScrew driverKnifeImaxB6AC V2 or other smart cha...
By: Well Done Tips

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:31 PDT
How to Sharpen Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-Knives/
How to Sharpen Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/J2WE/IPMPFSX6/FAIJ2WEIPMPFSX6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/J2WE/IPMPFSX6/FAIJ2WEIPMPFSX6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/J2WE/IPMPFSX6/FAIJ2WEIPMPFSX6.SMALL.jpg ash_doge It's always important, when working in the kitchen, to make sure that you knives are sharp. There's nothing worse than a dull knife, and it can actually be dangerous! More kitchen accidents happen with knives that are dull than sharp. This instructable will show you how to really give your knives...
By: ash_doge

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:13:58 PDT
Simple Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Welding-Cart/
Simple Welding Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a simple welding cart I made to hold my new welder.This was my first welding project ever. If you're taking the leap into teaching yourself to weld, I recommend making your own cart. It's a great first-time welding project that provides an opportunity to practice some basic metal cutting and...
By: seamster

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:30:50 PDT
Toolbox Restoration and Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Restoration-and-Retrofit/
Toolbox Restoration and Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SMALL.jpg sixtonsniper I am a student at Georgia Tech, about to graduate and move out on my own. I love making things, but have mostly been using my father’s tools in his garage up to this point. So my grandfather gave me an old toolbox filled with old tools to help me start my own tool collection with a good place to p...
By: sixtonsniper

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:23:03 PDT