Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:30:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cork Button Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Button-Battery-Holder/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:58:55 PDT
Cool Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Projects/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F0X/QGFR/HXXBDDZI/F0XQGFRHXXBDDZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F0X/QGFR/HXXBDDZI/F0XQGFRHXXBDDZI.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F0X/QGFR/HXXBDDZI/F0XQGFRHXXBDDZI.SMALL.jpg Tracer Fett My collection of favorite cool projects. Beverage Appliance with Web Interface VHS Tape Secret Compartment Sliding Pictures Shadow Box Frame Cheap simple tripod for your pocket Super Nintendo (SNES) Arcade Machine Build Your Own Kegerator for Homebrew Medievil Boba Fett Hel...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:40:55 PDT
Renew old plier's handle - Renovar cabo de alicate http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-pliers-handle-Renovar-cabo-de-alicate/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:19:53 PDT
How to make a table rip fence w/ JB weld! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-table-rip-fence-w-JB-weld/
How to make a table rip fence w/ JB weld! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/9C70/HXW8C74B/FTL9C70HXW8C74B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/9C70/HXW8C74B/FTL9C70HXW8C74B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/9C70/HXW8C74B/FTL9C70HXW8C74B.SMALL.jpg Dylon124 Okay, so I have an old cheap craftsman table saw, which I use for my small cozy garage wood shop. Now it only have a rip capacity of 11''. I need to make a new rip fence so it can rip up to 26''. So, I will show you how to make the actual fence, with JB weld, a 2 part epoxy for metal and other mater...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:31:52 PDT
Hot Glue Caulking Tube Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Caulking-Tube-Saver/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:07:25 PDT
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Book/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:54 PDT
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Wine-Bottle-Corks/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:51:46 PDT
Manuel 5 Axis Drill press/ Lathe/Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Manuel-5-Axis-Drill-press-LatheMill/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:00:38 PDT
Making an app prototype / een app prototype maken http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-app-prototype-een-app-prototype-maken/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:57:53 PDT
5 minute circle center finder gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-circle-center-finder-gauge/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:02:29 PDT
Cordless drill with external SLA battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-drill-with-external-SLA-battery/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:12:59 PDT
Over the door hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-the-door-hooks/
Over the door hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DVRF/HXMKPBI1/F0PDVRFHXMKPBI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DVRF/HXMKPBI1/F0PDVRFHXMKPBI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/DVRF/HXMKPBI1/F0PDVRFHXMKPBI1.SMALL.jpg EYSpace I made a tool organizer to hang on the back of a closet door, and I couldn't find any over the door hooks thin enough to work with the narrow space between the top of the door and the door frame. My solution? Make some using 5" x 7" aluminum step flashing sheets! Bend flashing sheet Use a straigh...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:36:29 PDT
Lifecasting with silicone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-silicone-lifecasting/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:42:38 PDT
Homemade Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Workshop/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/8TOJ/HXHRC79L/F2Y8TOJHXHRC79L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/8TOJ/HXHRC79L/F2Y8TOJHXHRC79L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/8TOJ/HXHRC79L/F2Y8TOJHXHRC79L.SMALL.jpg laffinm Sometimes, tools can be expensive. So why not try to MAKE them? This is an assembly of all the DIY tools and machines you will need to get started. Drill press Folding Knife with Aluminium Handle Collapsible Workbench Cheap D.I.Y Disk Sander Bench Lathe 3 in 1 (Lathe - Sander - Gri...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:22:01 PDT
how remove layer aluminum on CD http://www.instructables.com/id/how-remove-layer-aluminum-on-CD/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:34:47 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT
How To Close A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Close-A-Knife/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:57:25 PDT
2 Part silicone mold http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Part-silicone-mold/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:06:21 PDT
Painted Chip Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Chip-Clips/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:44:16 PDT
Various Aspects of Geotechnical Monitoring Systems http://www.instructables.com/id/Various-Aspects-of-Geotechnical-Monitoring-Systems/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 02:02:08 PDT
Various Uses of Pile Instrumentation http://www.instructables.com/id/Various-Uses-of-Pile-Instrumentation/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 01:55:53 PDT
Free Drill powered by a laptop battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Drill-powered-by-a-laptop-battery/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 22:35:09 PDT
Cheap soldering sponges http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-soldering-sponges/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:37:37 PDT
Dirty Caliper Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirty-Caliper-Battery-Hack/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 06:52:56 PDT
Laser Cut Foam Inserts for Tool Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Foam-Inserts-for-Tool-Boxes/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 20:58:20 PDT
multipurpose power supply (with USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/multipurpose-power-supply/
multipurpose power supply (with USB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C9UJ/HX42PO6H/F7GC9UJHX42PO6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C9UJ/HX42PO6H/F7GC9UJHX42PO6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/C9UJ/HX42PO6H/F7GC9UJHX42PO6H.SMALL.jpg kartik negandhi hey guys this is my first instructable in which i would like to reuse my old computer power supply to make a multipurpose power supply which i can use it in my normal lifeInstead of altering or cutting the power supply wires(for connection to the bind posts),i suggest u all to use a 24 pin atx exten...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 02:29:54 PDT
Lego Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Pencil-Holder-1/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:13:54 PDT
Write a Villanelle (and Clean Your 3D Printer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-a-Villanelle-and-Clean-Your-3D-Printer/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 03:05:38 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hi everyone!A few weeks ago my friends made me a wonderful birthday gift: a big, sturdy and powerful drill press. As soon as I assembled it I knew that would have been an unmissable occasion to get my hands dirty and build something! I decided to make a couple of sanding drums to use with the drill ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
Hard Hat Fan http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Hat-Fan/
Hard Hat Fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1U1H/HX0DK6UW/FE91U1HHX0DK6UW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1U1H/HX0DK6UW/FE91U1HHX0DK6UW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/1U1H/HX0DK6UW/FE91U1HHX0DK6UW.SMALL.jpg tk1314 I install residential and commercial solar. Sometimes it gets hot when working on the roof and I wear a hard hat to protect me from the sun. The hard hat has lots of room around and above your head to allow for air to flow so it keeps me cooler than a regular hat. Having a fan that circulates air in...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 10:19:27 PDT
Magnetic chuck wrench Holder (Drill Press) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-chuck-wrench-Holder-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 21:18:11 PDT
My AUTODESK - ARTIST IN RESIDENCY at INSTRUCTABLES http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTODESK-ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY-at-INSTRUCTABLES/
My AUTODESK - ARTIST IN RESIDENCY at INSTRUCTABLES - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/KPAY/HWZ4THCY/F3BKPAYHWZ4THCY.SMALL.jpg anoukwipprecht How has your artist residency at Autodesk been going? What is your favorite part?As an invited artist in residency at Autodesk, I have a grasp on both incredible software and pre-released features within an amazing production facility. My favorite parts is that it feels like a big candy store where ...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:09:29 PDT
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Lapstrake-Clamps-For-Boat-Builders/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:30:11 PDT
Arts and Crafts Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Arts-and-Crafts-Guide-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C1JG/HWRC916L/FDFC1JGHWRC916L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C1JG/HWRC916L/FDFC1JGHWRC916L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/C1JG/HWRC916L/FDFC1JGHWRC916L.SMALL.jpg carhall56 A few how to lessons..... Arts and Crafts Guide Guides How to Solder SOLDERING Crochet: Magic Ring (Adjustable Ring for Amigurumi) Ring Easy to make concrete bowls and planters... Easy to make concrete bowls and planters... Part 3 Felting Techniques - Nuno Felting a Shawl Part 3 Felti...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:49:22 PDT
Custom Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Router-Table-1/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:48:12 PDT
Magnetic wooden vise bumpers http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-wooden-vice-bumpers/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:59:09 PDT
AutoCAD to Trotec Laser - I Made It at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/AutoCAD-to-Trotec-Laser-I-Made-It-at-TechShop/
AutoCAD to Trotec Laser - I Made It at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MD2G/HWNUJXYX/FUHMD2GHWNUJXYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MD2G/HWNUJXYX/FUHMD2GHWNUJXYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/MD2G/HWNUJXYX/FUHMD2GHWNUJXYX.SMALL.jpg pgarrow As a Techshop member I have seen many awesome designs created on the Trotec Engraver. These projects include designs that are both cut and etched in various materials including plywood, lucite, and glass. After taking a class on the Trotec laser, it was my goal to make small keepsake boxes with cl...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:44:32 PDT
Sander / grinder from an old hard disk http://www.instructables.com/id/Sander-grinder-from-an-old-hard-disk/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:06:35 PDT
Make A Try Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Try-Plane/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:17:10 PDT
Spill Proofer http://www.instructables.com/id/Spill-Proofer/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:29:57 PDT
Machinist's Gold Plated Oil Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Machinists-Gold-Plated-Oil-Can/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:52:54 PDT
Replace the Battery on a Myerchin Lightknife http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Battery-on-a-Myerchin-Lightknife/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:25:16 PDT
Bike stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-stand/
Bike stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SMALL.jpg psauvignac First, sorry for my english, it is not my mother tongue and I struggle a bit with the DIY vocabulary ;)Second, I know that my instructable does not have a huge added value but I just wanted to share it as is was my first DIY thing that I entirely complete by myself. I know that welds are not very go...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:40:41 PDT
TechShop: What to Make http://www.instructables.com/id/TechShop-What-to-Make/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/CZ2H/HWNGGJ4S/F5QCZ2HHWNGGJ4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/CZ2H/HWNGGJ4S/F5QCZ2HHWNGGJ4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/CZ2H/HWNGGJ4S/F5QCZ2HHWNGGJ4S.SMALL.jpg JesseHarringtonAu The first time I discovered the Instructables website was midafternoon many years ago. I found myself mesmerized by the amazing projects that members of the Instructables community had taken the time to share. I looked at project after project, completely lost in the creativity and innovation that p...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:29:13 PDT
Micro Electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Electromagnet/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:25:25 PDT
Ikea Fixa Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Fixa-Hack/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:09:27 PDT
How To Hand Stencil with Solder Paste http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hand-Stencil-with-Solder-Paste/
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:14:45 PDT
how to paint http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-paint-101/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 08:51:59 PDT
wrapping a mini mag-lite with paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-wrap-a-mini-mag-lite-with-paracord/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 06:18:36 PDT
Mini Diamond Grinding Disk for Drill Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Diamond-Grinding-Disk-for-Drill-Bits/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:36:17 PDT