Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Aug 2017 03:37:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Mini router table with the simplest router lift ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Router-Table-With-the-Simplest-Router-Lift-Ev/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:14:16 PST
Floor Jack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Jack-Hack/
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 22:51:00 PDT
Unusual Uses for Broken & Dull Drill Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Uses-for-Broken-Dull-Drill-Bits/
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 13:57:39 PDT
Convert a perfectly good cordless drill to a corded one http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-perfectly-good-cordless-drill-to-a-corde/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 07:47:05 PST
Restoring and Assembling an Old Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-and-Assembling-an-Old-Drill-Press/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:29:30 PDT
Make a better penetrating oil http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-better-penetrating-oil/
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:35:01 PDT
How To Remove a Stuck Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-a-Stuck-Drill-Chuck/
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Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:21:06 PDT
PCB Exposure Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-Exposure-Unit/
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Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:23:47 PDT
Make Perfect Rounded Corners With Minimal Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Perfect-Rounded-Corners-With-Minimal-Tools/
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 13:06:05 PST
How to Make an Anvil Out of Railroad Track http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Anvil-Out-of-Railroad-Track/
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:17:42 PDT
Homemade Angle Grinder Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Angle-Grinder-Holder/
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 04:22:55 PDT
Benchtop Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Benchtop-Disc-Sander/
Benchtop Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/NDED/J4G51J8M/F6RNDEDJ4G51J8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/NDED/J4G51J8M/F6RNDEDJ4G51J8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/NDED/J4G51J8M/F6RNDEDJ4G51J8M.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Disc sanders are extremely useful tools used for rough shaping wood. When I needed a dedicated sander that could take off a lot of material at once, I was less than impressed with what was available. After not finding any disc sanders with the size and power I wanted in my price range, I started th...
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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:21:58 PDT
RYOBI Drill / Driver Belt Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/RYOBI-Drill-Driver-Belt-Clip/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:33:07 PST
Ultimate portable mobile toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-portable-mobile-toolbox/
Ultimate portable mobile toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/EP4R/IL5J6YRP/FSZEP4RIL5J6YRP.SMALL.jpg JanD28 Hi there, i'm a Carpenter who is a lot on the road to decorate shops and put up exposition fairsi have searched for a good mobile toolbox that is also easy to handle and were the tools are clearly visible and easy accesible..because i didn't find what i was looking for i decided to make one myself!!...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 13:18:06 PST
Wooden Chamfer Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chamfer-Plane/
Wooden Chamfer Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0A69/J3YQ6KMD/FW50A69J3YQ6KMD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0A69/J3YQ6KMD/FW50A69J3YQ6KMD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/0A69/J3YQ6KMD/FW50A69J3YQ6KMD.SMALL.jpg Mikhandmaker. In this Instructable I want to show you how to build your own hand plane but with the particularity that it's made to be used with a chisel. Its utility is to chamfer the corners of the wood.This tool can be made with electric tools, but one again as usual I have decided to make it only 100% with h...
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Sun, 18 Jun 2017 12:46:25 PDT
How to Make a Simple Crosscut Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Crosscut-Jig/
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:57:03 PDT
Cheap 1/2" PVC Check Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-12-PVC-Check-Valve/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 02:50:15 PDT
Easy Hot Wire Cutter Guide (AC adapter, guitar string or nichrome) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hot-Wire-Cutter-Guide-AC-adapter-guitar-strin/
Easy Hot Wire Cutter Guide (AC adapter, guitar string or nichrome) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L9FX/HHJO57GI/F0FL9FXHHJO57GI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L9FX/HHJO57GI/F0FL9FXHHJO57GI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/L9FX/HHJO57GI/F0FL9FXHHJO57GI.SMALL.jpg DemolisionWolf This instructable is different than previous ones because it uses Hot Wire Cutter Design Charts to ensure the perfect finish. My design is simple - no tables, no springs, no dials, just the raw guts: power source and hot wire. This instructable builds off of my hot wire cutter calculator and as a ...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:59:52 PDT
Compressed air bulkhead fitting outside wall of house. http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressed-air-bulkhead-fitting-outside-wall-of-ho/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 18:19:32 PDT
Woodworking Featherboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-Featherboards/
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Thu, 18 May 2017 17:01:50 PDT
Inverted (upside down) jigsaw - bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-upside-down-jigsaw-bandsaw/
Inverted (upside down) jigsaw - bandsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YLO/GUEN7RQE/FW12YLOGUEN7RQE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YLO/GUEN7RQE/FW12YLOGUEN7RQE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/2YLO/GUEN7RQE/FW12YLOGUEN7RQE.SMALL.jpg acotiga Buying a bandsaw or scroll saw can be quite an expensive investment, but if you already own the inexpensive classic jigsaw you can convert is to a vertical saw very cheaply and extremely easy. 1. Using some scrap MDF that I had laying around the garage I build an open box 43cm (Length) x 19cm (widt...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 00:52:58 PDT
Convertir un taladro inalámbrico para que funcione con un generador de emergencia con corriente directa http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertir-un-taladro-inalámbrico-para-que-funcione/
Convertir un taladro inalámbrico para que funcione con un generador de emergencia con corriente directa - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/IYID/H82UHFVK/FQYIYIDH82UHFVK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/IYID/H82UHFVK/FQYIYIDH82UHFVK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/IYID/H82UHFVK/FQYIYIDH82UHFVK.SMALL.jpg blkhawk English version Después de haber usado mi taladro marca Craftsman® por muchos años, la batería o pila recargable ya no podía mantenerse cargada. Como a veces es difícil encontrar un repuesto y mas caro, decidí convertir  mi taladro para que aceptara corriente directa con un conector que funciona co...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 21:15:02 PDT
Leather Sewing Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Sewing-Needle/
Leather Sewing Needle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/GQQH/IFISBPNA/F5QGQQHIFISBPNA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/GQQH/IFISBPNA/F5QGQQHIFISBPNA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/GQQH/IFISBPNA/F5QGQQHIFISBPNA.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Some years ago i had to repair my shoes, but the standard leather needle was not feasible to use since the other side was not accessible being inside the shoe. So I came up with this. It is a simple bolt turned into a one sided needle that can be used to sew leather, fabric and other soft materials....
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 09:47:52 PDT
DIY Pneumatic Bearing Press http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pneumatic-Bearing-Press/
DIY Pneumatic Bearing Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/MT10/J3EPUUYH/FPMMT10J3EPUUYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/MT10/J3EPUUYH/FPMMT10J3EPUUYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/MT10/J3EPUUYH/FPMMT10J3EPUUYH.SMALL.jpg seanhodgins I recently had a very successful kickstarter (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/idlehandsdev/five-dollar-fidget-spinner) and I am now having to assemble thousands of fidget spinners. I first thought I would just assemble them with a cheap hand press, but then soon realized that it would take a re...
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Mon, 5 Jun 2017 08:00:52 PDT
How (NOT) to build a CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-NOT-to-build-a-CNC/
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:13:21 PDT
Turning wood turning tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Wood-Turning-Tools/
Turning wood turning tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft If you are interested in taking up wood turning or if you already turn and want more tools because more tools means more possibilities. In this instructable I will show you how to make: a 3 point tool, a circle skew and a round profile scraper. Some of these tools are available commercially, some ar...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:40:48 PST
How To: Restore an Axe- Two Tone Handle/Leather Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Restore-an-Axe-Two-Tone-HandleLeather-Sheat/
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 07:27:47 PDT
Cordless/Corded Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/CordlessCorded-Drill/
Cordless/Corded Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/80E2/J2QF6637/FN980E2J2QF6637.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/80E2/J2QF6637/FN980E2J2QF6637.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/80E2/J2QF6637/FN980E2J2QF6637.SMALL.jpg Left-field Designs This instructable may seem a little counter-intuitive, why would you take a cordless drill and put a cord on it?Well I bought this ROK 14.4V cordless drill to use as a cheap screw gun about a year ago (I use my good 18V cordless to drill the holes). The drill came with 2 batteries and I have obvious...
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Tue, 16 May 2017 04:19:38 PDT
DIY Shop Built Flip Down Panel Saw for Under $50 in an Afternoon http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Shop-Built-Flip-Down-Panel-Saw-for-Under-50-in/
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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:07:39 PDT
Easy Drill Stand for Rotary Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Drill-Stand-for-Rotary-Tool-under-15E/
Easy Drill Stand for Rotary Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/7IPX/HF243YZ8/FI57IPXHF243YZ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/7IPX/HF243YZ8/FI57IPXHF243YZ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/7IPX/HF243YZ8/FI57IPXHF243YZ8.SMALL.jpg ondroo I needed a drill stand for Rotary Tool. I didn't  find any usable for my Rotary Tool so I decide to make my own. All you need is: - piece of plywood, - 2 short Drawer Slide - 1 Pipe Holder - piece of gum - some screws - glue for wood Optional - Drill Vise Cut the plywood Cut the plywood in ...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 15:33:15 PDT
Foolproof, Easy, Drill Bit Sharpening for Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/Foolproof-Easy-Drill-Bit-Sharpening-for-Acrylic/
Foolproof, Easy, Drill Bit Sharpening for Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/BPUJ/GPBD3WNA/F5SBPUJGPBD3WNA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/BPUJ/GPBD3WNA/F5SBPUJGPBD3WNA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/BPUJ/GPBD3WNA/F5SBPUJGPBD3WNA.SMALL.jpg Mikey D If you have ever drilled acrylic with a standard twist drill you've probably noticed that it is less than ideal. The angle is too shallow and the drill bit tends to break out the backside and chip the material. Here is an easy way to put a much steeper angle on the bit that leaves both flutes the ...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:23:45 PDT