Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:54:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Chamfer Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chamfer-Plane/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 30 Jun 2011 00:23:45 PDT
Plato para torno (wooden faceplate) http://www.instructables.com/id/Plato-para-torno-plate-for-lathe/
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Tue, 2 Aug 2011 16:14:49 PDT
Dewalt Spray Paint Shaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Dewalt-Spray-Paint-Shaker/
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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:43:54 PDT
Make Signs out of Cardboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Signs-out-of-Cardboard/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:14:30 PST
How to make your own files http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-your-own-files/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 08:46:10 PDT
3D Printed Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Lathe/
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:26:34 PDT
Altoids phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Phone-Charger/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 18:23:04 PDT
Screen Print Shop Part 2: Create Platens/Pallets for screen printing on the ShopBot http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Print-Shop-Part-2-Create-PlatensPallets-f/
Screen Print Shop Part 2: Create Platens/Pallets for screen printing on the ShopBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/I46H/H4AGLDFW/F1MI46HH4AGLDFW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/I46H/H4AGLDFW/F1MI46HH4AGLDFW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/I46H/H4AGLDFW/F1MI46HH4AGLDFW.SMALL.jpg Fortuna Wolf My previous instructable dealt with creating frames using a ShopBot and tablesaw (or other router of choice). Today we'll be creating platens on the ShopBot. This is considerably easier and faster and will cost you about the same amount. Tools: ShopBot with a 4'x8' bed or larger and associated tool...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 10:38:17 PDT
MOT Spot Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/MOT-Spot-Welder-1/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 20:17:24 PDT
Measure Cylinder Wear without a Micrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-Cylinder-Wear-without-a-Micrometer/
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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 07:51:01 PST
Make a Tool Length sensor for Stepcraft 2 CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tool-Length-sensor-for-Stepcraft-2-CNC/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:39:45 PDT
Pier 9 Machine Catalog http://www.instructables.com/id/Pier-9-Machine-Catalog/
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:57:22 PDT
an alternative Leatherman sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/an-alternative-Leatherman-sheath/
an alternative Leatherman sheath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/1166/GKS0TKZ5/F8H1166GKS0TKZ5.SMALL.jpg jke About a year ago, I bought a Leatherman Charge TTi multitool which came with a rather bad leather sheath. The famous inventor of multitools once produced very fine leather sheaths, like the beautiful brown one that came with my first Leatherman Wave in 2003. But for some  unknown reasons, their curr...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:15:00 PST
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-Your-Own-Chemistry-Laboratory-From-Sc/
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SMALL.jpg rajan007RJ Don't you think that having your own chemical laboratory is a really cool thing? Isn't it? Like we all see in the movies, we see all these scientists and superheroes in their basement working heavily in some kind of lab, doing some really cool type of stuff- mixing chemical cocktails and whatnot! Se...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 07:50:34 PDT
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hack-to-cut-almost-all-the-way-through-wood/
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/62G9/IDLO5WKG/FBC62G9IDLO5WKG.SMALL.jpg WilliamD6 This is just an easy way when you need to cut almost all the way through wood and don't want to invest the time and money for a table saw, cutting jig, etc. I spent a bit of time trying to find a solution, and maybe you can save yourself a little time.BTW, thing I'm making in the pictures is called ...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:09:00 PDT
Reuse an Extended-Reach (Disposable) BIC Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Refill-a-Disposable-BIC-Lighter/
Reuse an Extended-Reach (Disposable) BIC Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/S8D5/GJHVCU48/FGQS8D5GJHVCU48.SMALL.jpg M3talhead There's not much to it, but this video demonstrates a trick I use to refill long-handled, disposable lighters. Depending on where you live, this might save $2-$4 over buying a new one and may even make you the hero at your next BBQ.
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Sun, 30 Jan 2011 00:28:49 PST
Corner Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamps/
Corner Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/PV7T/J0SELHU7/FKVPV7TJ0SELHU7.SMALL.jpg garage.make.zone The clamps shown above are designed to hold the elements glued at an angle of 90 degrees. We often come to stick together different types of enclosures for our devices. Same carpentry clamps or clamps holding the elements from the outside unfortunately not always enough. We decided to make a set of ...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:56:00 PDT
Leather Folding Techniques - Werkplaatsidc http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Folding-Techniques/
Leather Folding Techniques - Werkplaatsidc - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F94/UKB3/J0MOR8K1/F94UKB3J0MOR8K1.SMALL.jpg celine_himschoot In this instructable we'll help you fold leather.We discoverd different techniques like grooving leather, clamping it and using a hot air gun.Go ahead and try them out. Materials - Leather pieces- soft hammer- hot air gun- leather crafting tools- a tool to make grooves- a tool to make lines- a to...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:00:10 PDT
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Twin-Screw-Vise-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I recently found a HUGE M20 Turnbuckle while hiking, and thought I could built myself a Twin-Screw vise with it, since I needed another big vise.The M20 Bolts from the Turnbuckle can apply several tons of force, so I think they're a great option for building a vise.Not only can a big Moxon Vise like...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:07:12 PDT
Ye Olde Holdfast http://www.instructables.com/id/Ye-Olde-Holdfast/
Ye Olde Holdfast - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GAVB/HDOW6RJ8/FQ1GAVBHDOW6RJ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GAVB/HDOW6RJ8/FQ1GAVBHDOW6RJ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/GAVB/HDOW6RJ8/FQ1GAVBHDOW6RJ8.SMALL.jpg Scotttland   Before steel vises, before iron clamps, and before the industrial revolution, before even the fall of Rome, there were holdfasts; innocuous bent iron bars with the potential to hold a workpiece firmly in place while a craftsperson goes to town on it.  The holdfast holds a few advantages over moder...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 06:21:21 PST
Cheap and Easy EDC Flashlight Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-EDC-Flashlight-Holster/
Cheap and Easy EDC Flashlight Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0MOR/J0SEN1CI/FAA0MORJ0SEN1CI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0MOR/J0SEN1CI/FAA0MORJ0SEN1CI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0MOR/J0SEN1CI/FAA0MORJ0SEN1CI.SMALL.jpg severdhed This will show you how to make a cheap and easy EDC flashlight holster for your belt. This can be made for under $5 and only takes about 15 to 20 minutes. This holster is quite durable and easy to make and use. Obviously, this will not work with every flashlight, but it should work with most. ...
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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:13:27 PDT
How to Make Retractable Casters! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Retractable-Casters/
How to Make Retractable Casters! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/OT4O/J0X525V0/FQYOT4OJ0X525V0.SMALL.jpg Marsh Like many makers, I have a lot of everything except space. To make things more accessible, I put everything on wheels. My tablesaw was a real problem until I saw retractable casters on a work bench. Once I saw how easy they were to make, my mission was clear. Tool and Materials ToolsHacksaw (I us...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 10:22:59 PDT
DIY Concealed Hinge Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concealed-Hinge-Jig/
DIY Concealed Hinge Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/94DN/J0MOTK1Y/FDI94DNJ0MOTK1Y.SMALL.jpg fs woodworking Hi everyone, in this tutorial I will be showing you how I made my concealed hinge jig.One of hinge types is the European concealed hinge. They can be used on wooden or melamine cabinet doors or closet doors. They are quite strong and fully adjustable. They require a special hinge boring bit though f...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:37:38 PDT
Router Table for a Mafell Erika Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-for-a-Mafell-Erika-Table-Saw/
Router Table for a Mafell Erika Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/LX2Y/IGTOVAG7/FF1LX2YIGTOVAG7.SMALL.jpg ernstp Im my last project, I built an extension table for my Mafell Erika table saw. In this project I'm going to turn this extension table into a router table. This way I can save the space for an additional router table in my workshop and use the fence of the saw as base for the router fence.You can find...
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:29:43 PST
The Extension cord from Hell http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Extension-cord-from-Hell/
The Extension cord from Hell - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/IND8/FKR11AY7/FZUIND8FKR11AY7.SMALL.jpg neosenshi How to build a hybrid extension cord/outlet strip. DANGER: This project involves household outlet voltage. DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE NOT FAMILIAR WITH 120V HOUSEHOLD WIRING. When the project is completed you have an adaptable extension cord. I used 5 outlet boxes, you can use as many or as few ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2008 09:24:27 PDT
DIY Railroad Anvil Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Railroad-Anvil-Stand/
DIY Railroad Anvil Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/6ZIX/J0CON3X8/F6S6ZIXJ0CON3X8.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this rustic looking anvil stand. I decided to make this stand because I recently picked up this cool old anvil that was made from a piece of a railway track and had no place to work on it. I bought this anvil because I have gained s...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:11:39 PDT
DIY Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Router-Table/
DIY Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/Q69L/J0IEHGOY/F2AQ69LJ0IEHGOY.SMALL.jpg joshmt2012 I just bought a new Craftsman router and was wanting a router table to mount it in and decided to build my own.Some of the features I wanted were Adjustable fenceDust CollectionSwitch to control router and vacuumEase of access to router Design, Materials and Tools I modeled my design in Solidwork...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:31:24 PDT
Use A Stove Butane Cartridge To Fill Lighters http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-A-Stove-Butane-Cartridge-To-Fill-Lighters/
Use A Stove Butane Cartridge To Fill Lighters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G651/I55MTNKU/F22G651I55MTNKU.SMALL.jpg Lasplaner I know that light butane can be very expensive while stove butane is cheap. This is to show you how to make a permanent adaptor.What you needButane cartridgeBic penHot glue or epoxyPliersAngled cuttersA lighter to fill and test Cleaning Make sure that the can is clean and has butane in it. After ...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:59:27 PST
Make Your Own Precision Angle Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Precision-Angle-Finder/
Make Your Own Precision Angle Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/XXEV/H703Q5SN/F9QXXEVH703Q5SN.SMALL.jpg Phil B I always thought I wanted a precision angle finder. I finally decided to make my own. The photo shows it in use to check the angle of a rafter in my attic. This is a very easy project, but some precautions need to be followed to guarantee the accuracy of the tool when finished. Tools and materials...
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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:35:51 PDT
Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
Your Own Branding Iron - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/O97Y/J08EO34W/FPVO97YJ08EO34W.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make a Branding Iron. I made a video and step by step instruction how to make it. So, let's get started :)Materials:- chunk of aluminium or brass - screw and nut - handle Tools: - cnc router - sandpaper - belt sander - dril bitl - thread tap ...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:29:10 PDT
Great Projects from Old How-to Magazines http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Projects-from-Old-How-to-Magazines/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:40:08 PDT
DIY Cordless Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cordless-Water-Pump/
DIY Cordless Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N7YI/J048AEWN/FSMN7YIJ048AEWN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N7YI/J048AEWN/FSMN7YIJ048AEWN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/N7YI/J048AEWN/FSMN7YIJ048AEWN.SMALL.jpg DIY KING 00 Its time to pump some water out of the bucket.....Yes! In this instructable I am going to built a water pump that is powered by cordless tools batteries. The idea behind this whole instructable is to built a good quality water pump out of very common hardware lying around. As all my tool lineup is f...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 08:00:28 PST
Make It - Adjustable Router Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Adjustable-Router-Fence/
Make It - Adjustable Router Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/WA83/J048FJEE/FIIWA83J048FJEE.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff I decided to upgrade my old "temporary" router fence with some better materials and improved functions. I find it useful for me to build a temporary version of certain shop fixtures to work out the bugs in everyday situations. Once I think I've got a proper design locked down, I scrap the temp ver...
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 09:28:38 PDT
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Drill-Press-for-FREE/
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've come to the point where can't build more advanced woodworking projects, due to the lack of a drill press*. I have a list of tons of projects that I want to attempt, yet am unable to complete them due to the lack of a proper drill press - one that can drill at a 90 degree angle.I am unable to fi...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:02:36 PDT