Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 06:24:42 PST BLOX v1.01 Air Can from Empty Refrigerant Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Can-from-Empty-Refrigerant-Can/
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Sun, 25 Jun 2006 04:03:32 PDT
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:37:40 PST
How to Flame Polish Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Flame-Polish-Plastic/
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:36:49 PDT
Make It - Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Moxon-Vise/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:44:52 PST
Homemade Bar Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bar-Clamps/
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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/
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Thu, 15 May 2014 11:03:17 PDT
CNC Plasma / Water Table Design http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Water-Table-Design/
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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/
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Sat, 31 Mar 2007 13:38:55 PDT
Twist Drill Sharpening Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Twist-Drill-Sharpening-Helper/
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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/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2016 09:15:57 PDT
UHMW Polymer Carver Deadblow Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/UMHW-Polymer-Carver-Deadblow-Mallet/
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 19:32:27 PDT
Table Saw Rust Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Rust-Removal/
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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/
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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...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:10:05 PDT
Make Your Own Dowels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dowels/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 21:11:08 PDT
Very simple DIY table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-DIY-Table-Saw/
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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/
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:53:31 PDT
How to Sharpen Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-Knives/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:13:58 PDT
Simple Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Welding-Cart/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:30:50 PDT
Toolbox Restoration and Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Restoration-and-Retrofit/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:23:03 PDT
Clamping at ANY Angle http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamping-at-ANY-Angle/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 19:45:54 PDT
How to fix your 12v air compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-your-12v-air-compressor/
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 09:21:39 PDT
Mini Vise in Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Vise-in-Minutes/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:18:21 PDT
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Skeletool, Skeletool CX, or Skeletool SX multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-swap-the-blade-on-your-Leatherman-Skeletool/
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Skeletool, Skeletool CX, or Skeletool SX multi-tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/VUTA/ICX7JQB5/FSCVUTAICX7JQB5.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will give you the step by step on how to change the blade on your Skeletool multi-tool. The steps are the same for any version of the Skeletool (standard, CX, or SX) and any year.Please be warned that tampering with your tool may void the warranty. If you're having an issue with y...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:16:40 PDT
DIY Downdraft Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Downdraft-Table/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 21:08:39 PDT
Quick and Easy tube or wire bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-tube-or-wire-bender/
Quick and Easy tube or wire bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YFG5/G1KD067A/FRMYFG5G1KD067A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YFG5/G1KD067A/FRMYFG5G1KD067A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/YFG5/G1KD067A/FRMYFG5G1KD067A.SMALL.jpg jds1969 Sometimes you need to bend wire or tubing with some precision but not enough to justify the purchase of a professional tool. In true "ghetto" fashion I built the majority of this out of scraps. The exception is the bending spring which maintains the integrity of the tubing shape (i.e. limits collaps...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 10:31:08 PST
How to fit the Makita LCT battery onto your LXT cordless tools http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fit-the-Makita-LCT-battery-onto-your-LXT-co/
How to fit the Makita LCT battery onto your LXT cordless tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YOE0/FEJ2G8WK/FQBYOE0FEJ2G8WK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YOE0/FEJ2G8WK/FQBYOE0FEJ2G8WK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/YOE0/FEJ2G8WK/FQBYOE0FEJ2G8WK.SMALL.jpg junisponds There is a little tab on the Makita LXT tools that prevents the LCT batteries from fitting. Locate the tab on your LXT tool where the battery slides in. In this photo, it is the blue tab on the left side of the tool. With a sharp knife, carefully cut out the tab Use a sharp blade and carefully...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2008 12:25:33 PDT
How to Fix a Broken Cordless Drill Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Broken-Cordless-Drill-Charger/
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Wed, 18 Aug 2010 22:49:39 PDT
Skil 574 Circular Saw Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Skil-574-Circular-Saw-Disassembly/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 13:45:46 PST
Easy Collapsible Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Collapsible-Worktable/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:31 PDT
getting a knife razor sharp with sand paper http://www.instructables.com/id/getting-a-knife-razor-sharp-with-sand-paper/
getting a knife razor sharp with sand paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/CWZT/GLDDSBFS/FJTCWZTGLDDSBFS.SMALL.jpg Omegablood I this instructable you will learn how to sharpen a knife with sandpaper and a strop. materials required a knife sandpaper 800, 1000, 1200, 1500, 2000, 2500 water leather strop stropping compound piece of glass ( I used one out a picture frame that is 3/32", but the thicker the glass you can find t...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2011 04:17:09 PDT
Turn any nut into a die http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-nut-into-a-die/
Turn any nut into a die - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RSJO/GSUT3D1A/FU4RSJOGSUT3D1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RSJO/GSUT3D1A/FU4RSJOGSUT3D1A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RSJO/GSUT3D1A/FU4RSJOGSUT3D1A.SMALL.jpg Fixit guy Use a triangular file to create a die out of any nut. A die is used to restore the threads on a bolt. You should carefully screw it onto and back off of the damaged threads, using a few drops of oil to lubricate. Remove the metal shavings.
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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/
Size Markings for Wrenches and Sockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/JFMC/ITCHFBI5/FDAJFMCITCHFBI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/JFMC/ITCHFBI5/FDAJFMCITCHFBI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/JFMC/ITCHFBI5/FDAJFMCITCHFBI5.SMALL.jpg ericsnis I did this on Craftsman wrenches and socket sets of various vintages ranging from my father and grandfather's to current. Most had deep engravings of the tool sizes. It was more difficult to get it to work with very fine markings found on some of their smaller 1/4" drive socket wrenches. Some of the...
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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/
Rebuild A Carbide Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/PQC2/GAA0F8A5/F1HPQC2GAA0F8A5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/PQC2/GAA0F8A5/F1HPQC2GAA0F8A5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/PQC2/GAA0F8A5/F1HPQC2GAA0F8A5.SMALL.jpg Culturespy Carbide lamps have been around since the late 1800's and are still lighting the way in many mines and caves across the world to this day. While the introduction of LED's is changing the scene, these wonderful old lamps are still functional, practical and useful. (This isn't a polish-them-up-and-make...
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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/
A Marking Gauge You Can't Buy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SMALL.jpg fredlam This is a project I completed several years ago. I think it would be of interest to some fellow DIY woodworkers.I am not a professional woodworker, and having had only some years of sawdust behind me, I can at best describe myself as a serious amateur. I can’t justify and I don’t want to spend a for...
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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/
Make a woodshop pre-filter (aka cyclone) for $8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2WR9/IT8N6QR4/F2N2WR9IT8N6QR4.SMALL.jpg _diyMATT If you spent any time cutting wood you know how annoying it is to clean out your Shop Vac all the time since it get's clogged up with wood just as fast as your lungs do. There are many options to fix the issue, ranging from the dirt cheap to not so bad to "I'M RICH, BEOTCH!!! solutions.I tried to se...
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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/
Angle Grinder Stand For Safe Use - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/B9TH/H0KR95VW/FG7B9THH0KR95VW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/B9TH/H0KR95VW/FG7B9THH0KR95VW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/B9TH/H0KR95VW/FG7B9THH0KR95VW.SMALL.jpg bannutechniclor simple to make. length of stand os 12inch and breath is 4 inch. stem height is 3.5 inch. this is all about main stand. now the grinder holder is of  8 x 2.5 inch. square pipe of  3/4 inch is used.  simple way to make for more better safety.
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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/
How To Tighten Up A Sloppy Second Hand Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/DENP/FC2EFZFP/FZ6DENPFC2EFZFP.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal One problem with Dremel tools is that they don't always age gracefully, after a number of years of service they can develop a lot of lateral play in the spindle. Since the majority of uses for a Dremel place a side load on the spindle, it deforms the bearing mounts over time, I'll show you a quick t...
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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/
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/LG4P/ISB3HJG6/FZILG4PISB3HJG6.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In a previous project (seen here) I modified an arc lighter to cut paper and other thin materials. In this project I've made an alternate design that allows more versatility for both engraving purposes as well as any purpose that might benefit from a small precision torch. This works especially well...
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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/
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X393/IVO3V2AT/FKLX393IVO3V2AT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X393/IVO3V2AT/FKLX393IVO3V2AT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/X393/IVO3V2AT/FKLX393IVO3V2AT.SMALL.jpg ChipsWoodShop A new CNC router was certainly not in the budget, but with lots of reuse, patience, and a few small purchases, my DIY CNC works! I can cut out and engrave things with computer control. You can certainly do better with more expensive components, but this project has given me the chance to learn ...
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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/
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/UKYQ/ISCAJVM0/FIFUKYQISCAJVM0.SMALL.jpg Elias Stratakos In this instructable you'll see: How I built an easy, quick, simple and really steady homemade table saw fence mechanism, made of MDF, OSB, Pinewood, Plywood and a pair of ball bearing drawer slides. Firstly, I cut these pieces for the fence, which are made of OSB. Because I didn’t have a ...
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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