Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:50:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/12K5/IQTZWIOI/FFF12K5IQTZWIOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/12K5/IQTZWIOI/FFF12K5IQTZWIOI.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/4UHW/GV9SPH85/FFI4UHWGV9SPH85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/4UHW/GV9SPH85/FFI4UHWGV9SPH85.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/3ESV/FAQEDBGY/FIK3ESVFAQEDBGY.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UEWU/IQW1I3O5/F21UEWUIQW1I3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/UEWU/IQW1I3O5/F21UEWUIQW1I3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/8P5P/HO7XKCRI/F9H8P5PHO7XKCRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/8P5P/HO7XKCRI/F9H8P5PHO7XKCRI.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/9MPU/IQ8SBLG8/FF19MPUIQ8SBLG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/9MPU/IQ8SBLG8/FF19MPUIQ8SBLG8.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/G7U4/IPWUK45J/FT8G7U4IPWUK45J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/G7U4/IPWUK45J/FT8G7U4IPWUK45J.SQUARE.jpg http://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
How to Disassemble, Clean, Lubricate, and Reassemble a Remington 1100/1187 Model Autoloading Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disassemble-Clean-Lubricate-and-Reassemble-/
How to Disassemble, Clean, Lubricate, and Reassemble a Remington 1100/1187 Model Autoloading Shotgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/F08L/IJ8UWO9X/F7DF08LIJ8UWO9X.SMALL.jpg Neolax24 This series is to demonstrate how to properly and fully dismantle, clean, lubricate, and reassemble an automatic gas-operated shotgun. For this example, I will be using a Remington 1100 model, which is basically just the older version of the Remington 1187. If you are using a different model or bran...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:37:41 PST
Homemade Water / Air hand pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-WaterAir-hand-pump/
Homemade Water / Air hand pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/0U9D/G8XPCG32/FEI0U9DG8XPCG32.SMALL.jpg n1cod3mus /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:'Table Normal'; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:ye...
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Sat, 8 May 2010 16:19:04 PDT
how to etch into plexi glass http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-etch-into-plexi-glass/
how to etch into plexi glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/8KFL/FGJRB4BZ/F5X8KFLFGJRB4BZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/8KFL/FGJRB4BZ/F5X8KFLFGJRB4BZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/8KFL/FGJRB4BZ/F5X8KFLFGJRB4BZ.SMALL.jpg slimguy379 I made a tutorial on how to light up etches but not how to do the actual etching itself. I will have a few tie ins on how to light it up but if you want more info on how to light it up check out my other tutorial. design get a design I used the thundercats logo. then blew it up by drawing it myse...
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Thu, 22 May 2008 15:49:40 PDT
Simple Center Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Center-Finder/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 04:32:44 PST
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Lock a door without a lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lock-a-door-without-a-lock/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:25:20 PDT
How To Remove A Stripped Screw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-A-Striped-Screw/
How To Remove A Stripped Screw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HUAL/IOVRABBH/FEBHUALIOVRABBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HUAL/IOVRABBH/FEBHUALIOVRABBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/HUAL/IOVRABBH/FEBHUALIOVRABBH.SMALL.jpg 1ofakindwork This is a new Take on removing a stripped screw. I think we have all seen the old ways of removing a stripped screw. For example, use a tool to cut a slit in the head so a flat head screw driver can remove it. Well have you ever tried to remove a 3" screw with a flat head screw driver. It is a n...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:37:25 PDT
DIY drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drill-press/
DIY drill press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/Q0QI/HA4MKB1K/FF4Q0QIHA4MKB1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/Q0QI/HA4MKB1K/FF4Q0QIHA4MKB1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF4/Q0QI/HA4MKB1K/FF4Q0QIHA4MKB1K.SMALL.jpg asred I couldn't stand not having a drill press anymore. There are just some times when you really one.  Original Design I can't say that I came up with the design. I got my inspiration from: "Taladro Vertical Casero Homemade Drill Press". If you need plans, step by step directions see that link. I'll on...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 18:21:28 PST
Easy Cure for Miter Joint "Gaposis" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cure-for-Miter-Joint-quotGaposisquot/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2008 12:48:34 PDT
Build a wooden concrete bull float http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-wooden-concrete-bull-float/
Build a wooden concrete bull float - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SMALL.jpg jarjarpt I needed a bull float for some concrete work I was doing at home but didn't want to pay over $200.00 to get one. I didn't want to rent one because the projects were happening over a period of months which could cost me more than buying one. So using item from around the house I made a smaller versio...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 16:25:43 PST
Leaf catcher 2000 http://www.instructables.com/id/Leaf-catcher-2000/
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Fri, 10 Nov 2006 21:07:24 PST
Shop made bench vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-mad-bench-vice/
Shop made bench vice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2ANQ/GWKKMP39/FHD2ANQGWKKMP39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2ANQ/GWKKMP39/FHD2ANQGWKKMP39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/2ANQ/GWKKMP39/FHD2ANQGWKKMP39.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie I made this out of necessity. and the fact that I had the Acme threaded rod on hand. :) I have needed a bench vice for some time now and I had this 3' stick of acme threaded rod (acme means its for a vice) a regular threaded rod will wear out very very quick. so if you attempt this make sure you use...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 15:29:55 PST
Mini Wood Lathe using scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Wood-Lathe-Using-Scrap-Wood/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 19:10:50 PDT
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
How to Add an Air Receiver Tank for More Compressor Capacity http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-an-Air-Receiver-Tank-for-More-Compresso/
How to Add an Air Receiver Tank for More Compressor Capacity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/6NZO/IA8WJIHG/FIO6NZOIA8WJIHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/6NZO/IA8WJIHG/FIO6NZOIA8WJIHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/6NZO/IA8WJIHG/FIO6NZOIA8WJIHG.SMALL.jpg jfritzy If your small air compressor isn't enough to power your impact driver or other compressor attachments, you don't have to spend a small fortune on a newer and bigger setup. With these simple instructions, I'll show you how to add a larger capacity air receiver tank onto your existing compressor witho...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:25:52 PDT
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-straighten-and-sharpen-a-lawnmower-blade-1/
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty Bending lawnmower blade is never fun and can be very frustrating. If you're ever unfortunate enough to bend one I hope this helps you fix it. So here's how I did it I took me about ten minutes to do this repair.Remember if you do this, the blade can break,so be careful and you your best judgement. ...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:04:50 PDT
Cleaning Rust Off of Tools Without Harsh Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Rust-Off-of-Tools-Without-Harsh-Chemicals/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:23:47 PDT
3$ Disk Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Disk-Sander/
3$ Disk Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/SCQG/IOKNBBMI/FW7SCQGIOKNBBMI.SMALL.jpg Romain7333 This tutorial will show you how to make a disk sander for practically free. I creat mine only with salvage parts.It's for 125mm sand disk and I find it very useful for small woodworking and 3D printing. Materials The main part is a cheap cordless drill with a dead battery that a friend gave me. F...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:10:55 PDT
Precision hot glue gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-hot-glue-gun/
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Mon, 31 Jul 2006 09:35:29 PDT
Wood Bed Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Wooden-Plane/
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By: Phil B

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Sat, 26 Mar 2016 19:45:28 PDT
In-between tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/In-between-Tape-Measure/
In-between tape measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Have you ever struggled to accurately measure between two surfaces?I have recently been up-cycling an old shelving unit and needed to measure between the bottoms of two housings in the shelves to cut in dividers. [Housings are the grooves that are cut into timber planks to allow another timber plank...
By: Pricklysauce

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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:27:47 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
Dowel Center Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Center-Finder/
Dowel Center Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/SKY0/IO36HF5P/FAVSKY0IO36HF5P.SMALL.jpg Toolify An easy-to-make tool that accurately marks the center of wooden dowels. "X" marks the spot As you can imagine, accurately marking the center of a wooden dowel (by hand) is a tricky task.This funny looking 3-sided box gets it right every time. Cut The Parts A scrap of 3/4" plywood is cut at the...
By: Toolify

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Wed, 11 May 2016 15:19:52 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
Simple Styrofoam Hot Wire Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Styrofoam-Hot-Wire-Cutter/
Simple Styrofoam Hot Wire Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OBNG/HVVKH4UZ/FVBOBNGHVVKH4UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OBNG/HVVKH4UZ/FVBOBNGHVVKH4UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/OBNG/HVVKH4UZ/FVBOBNGHVVKH4UZ.SMALL.jpg bulau65 I made my own styrofoam hot wire cutter using just scrapped stuff. I haven't purchased anything specially for this build, as I had everything lying around my house, so I cannot give you any prices for the materials. The idea is that anyone could make their own styrofoam cutter, adapting the tutorial...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 06:44:51 PDT
Modify a Tomahawk http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-a-Tomahawk/
Modify a Tomahawk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/11AK/GD2JCC7Q/FFY11AKGD2JCC7Q.SMALL.jpg Rob O So I bought a mass market tomahawk the other day.  I'd always wanted one, then stumbled across a website and discovered they were really affordable.  About $30 shipped.  And several different styles to choose from.  I chose a 'Cold Steel Trail Hawk.'  It came in the mail and I was shocked at how B...
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Mon, 23 Aug 2010 22:33:03 PDT
Make your own clay-sculpting loop tools-revised version (updated 7 Sept 09) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-clay-sculpting-loop-tools/
Make your own clay-sculpting loop tools-revised version (updated 7 Sept 09) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SMALL.jpg stuartbray Sculpting tools are essential kit for sculpting in clay or oil based clays such as plasteline (a high grade plasticine), wax or chavant. Usually, there are two main kinds of sculpting tools-the stick-like variety which usually are used for adding material, and loops which are used for taking away....
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:33:52 PDT
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Highly-Versatile-Soda-Blaster/
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SMALL.jpg naw2983 This Instructable is going to show you how to make a Highly Versatile Soda Blaster that you can use with different types of abrasives such as baking soda, blasting media, and sand or different combinations of these abrasives depending on your need. For those of you who aren't quite sure what what a ...
By: naw2983

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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 05:32:03 PDT
How to affix arrowheads to a shaft http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Affix-Arrowheads-to-a-Shaft/
How to affix arrowheads to a shaft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/OVI5/IN3EIU7A/FO3OVI5IN3EIU7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/OVI5/IN3EIU7A/FO3OVI5IN3EIU7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/OVI5/IN3EIU7A/FO3OVI5IN3EIU7A.SMALL.jpg The Backyard Smithy Hi guys, Alex here again. Now this instructables shows you how to affix medieval style arrows to a shaft, not how to fletch the shaft or how to make the arrowhead, but don't worry. Those two instructables are on their way soon.Now, quick safety warning: Don't go pointin' sharp things at people, anim...
By: The Backyard Smithy

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 12:45:10 PDT
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Bottles-Into-Usable-Rope/
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/4OEH/INQ9FRF4/F084OEHINQ9FRF4.SMALL.jpg NickKapushion Turn Bottles that you would otherwise recycle or throw away into usable cord/rope in a few easy steps. This is a great way to recycle bottles and make unique crafts out of the usable cord that make! Collect Materials You Will Need:A Wooden Surface(2x4 works great)Two Screws(Long enough to go thro...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 18:36:52 PDT
Hobby or Case Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobby-or-Case-Tumbler/
Hobby or Case Tumbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QCRW/GPZ9RHJY/FUQQCRWGPZ9RHJY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QCRW/GPZ9RHJY/FUQQCRWGPZ9RHJY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/QCRW/GPZ9RHJY/FUQQCRWGPZ9RHJY.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison My inspiration for building this tumbler was to build a brass casing cleaner; however it can be used to clean and polish everything from brass to sparkplugs and stones. I built it out of easy to get materials and parts that satisfy the three R’s of environmentalism, reduce, reuse and recycle. The tw...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:55:36 PDT
hot glue without a hot glue gun! http://www.instructables.com/id/hot-glue-without-a-hot-glue-gun/
hot glue without a hot glue gun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SMALL.jpg aaron0127 Have you ever need to glue things with hot glue gun but no power or glue gun well now you can.! What you will need zippo or blow torchfuel for lighter All temp or high temp hot glue sticks things to glue Melting the glue heat up your glue stick with a lighter until it gets liquidy. Do not le...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:26:54 PST
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
An Easier Kerfmaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easier-Kerfmaker/
An Easier Kerfmaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/4FH5/IN361PWQ/FP24FH5IN361PWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/4FH5/IN361PWQ/FP24FH5IN361PWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/4FH5/IN361PWQ/FP24FH5IN361PWQ.SMALL.jpg Phil B Someone showed a group of us a simple kerfmaker he built from scrap. I was reminded of a nice aluminum kerfmaker Instructable posted by Steliart and I thought about building it. This Instructable describes an easier kerfmaker I built from some hardwood. It is not a disposable kerfmaker fitted for on...
By: Phil B

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:56:40 PDT
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-replacement-axe-or-hatchet-handle/
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/GPRE/H673A4SB/FV8GPREH673A4SB.SMALL.jpg cerberustugowar While visiting my Grandparents in the Prairies of Canada, I came across one of my Grandpa's old hewing hatchet heads.  Of course he had it in the scrap metal pile to get sold for 5 cents, but I picked it up and told him I was going to use it.  He said I was lucky I was his Grandson, or he would of w...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:43:18 PDT
Combination Circular/Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Combination-CircularTable-Saw/
Combination Circular/Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/18HT/GHUDKMS8/FB818HTGHUDKMS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/18HT/GHUDKMS8/FB818HTGHUDKMS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/18HT/GHUDKMS8/FB818HTGHUDKMS8.SMALL.jpg pilotneko I needed a table saw to make a frame for a Fresnel lens, and I was asking some of my fellow grad students if they had a table saw I could use. I got a couple of hints where to find one on campus (which I eventually did), but a friend of mine made a particularly interesting observation. "Yeah, it's ...
By: pilotneko

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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 21:08:51 PST
Woodworking clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-clamps/
Woodworking clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SMALL.jpg Roninofthewest Okay, I finally got a camera, I finally got the time, and now I can finally post my first instructable. This may be a little difficult for newest of woodworkers, but for those that passed high-school shop class with a B average this shouldn't be to hard. This is a great project for anyone who wants ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:58:19 PDT
No more hardhat hair! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-more-hardhat-hair/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 17:48:22 PDT
Table saw extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-saw-extension/
Table saw extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SMALL.jpg Zeigwolf This is a fairly simple to build extension for a table saw to help when cutting large sheets of wood, or to add a little extra surface area for small projects. I made mine out of aluminum to cut down on weight, and because I wanted to challenge myself to try something I've never really worked with b...
By: Zeigwolf

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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 23:21:47 PST
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hot-Glue-Mallet-Rubber-Hammer-DIY-Wo/
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Why would I buy a Rubber Mallet? Why should I pay almost $10 for a small piece of rubber and a handle?Well, I can make one with several sticks of Hot-Glue!In my experiments, A Rubber Mallet is even BETTER than a Wooden Mallet for Chisel-work. Keep this in mind, Fellow Woodworkers! ;)This project was...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:23:24 PDT