Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:37:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beaker / Test Tube Coffee Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaker-Test-Tube-Coffee-Mug/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:41 PDT
Atomizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomizer/
Atomizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9AGO/I1MQ6BOK/FOA9AGOI1MQ6BOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9AGO/I1MQ6BOK/FOA9AGOI1MQ6BOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9AGO/I1MQ6BOK/FOA9AGOI1MQ6BOK.SMALL.jpg vanio.ivanov Atomizer is used to spray liquids, so you can use it to dye, paint or varnish something. Setup You need two drinking straws, one of them have to be wider than the other.Use your Sugru to connect them by right-angle. Voilà Here it is!Dip the thinner straw into a cup of liquid and start blowing ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:31:51 PDT
GoPro mount, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-mount-etc/
GoPro mount, etc. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P8Q8/I1KJQOAB/FH3P8Q8I1KJQOAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P8Q8/I1KJQOAB/FH3P8Q8I1KJQOAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/P8Q8/I1KJQOAB/FH3P8Q8I1KJQOAB.SMALL.jpg nlinventor It all started with making a rotary broom for my small tractor. After making the broom I needed a way to see and show how the broom was working in sweeping dirt (the broom is not visible from the drivers seat). That's why I developed the special and very flexible camera mount for my GoPro camera. T...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:43 PDT
Changing Blades on the 14" Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Blades-on-the-14-Bandsaw/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:12:39 PDT
Remove Slop from Table Saw slots http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Slop-from-Table-Saw-slots/
Remove Slop from Table Saw slots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/5WAA/I1K3OO8S/FNU5WAAI1K3OO8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/5WAA/I1K3OO8S/FNU5WAAI1K3OO8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/5WAA/I1K3OO8S/FNU5WAAI1K3OO8S.SMALL.jpg shagbag How to remove slop from table saw slots with only one material you most likely already have. Materials The one and only material you need is:TapeAny tape works but I prefer packing tape and recommend it! :) Tape cut a piece of tape that will fit along your table saw slot. I had to cut 2 becaus...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:41:22 PDT
EZ $70 Industrial/Pop Art Style Table http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-70-IndustrialPop-Art-Style-Table/
EZ $70 Industrial/Pop Art Style Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/UABS/I1KJKFE9/FF3UABSI1KJKFE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/UABS/I1KJKFE9/FF3UABSI1KJKFE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/UABS/I1KJKFE9/FF3UABSI1KJKFE9.SMALL.jpg tommylien I was looking for a cheap Industrial Style/Pop Art table for my room. I came across a Marilyn Monroe poster at a local Ross store for $20 that gave me an idea. I like the bold, vibrant, retro color scheme of the poster and though it would look great on a table. This table is very easy to make an...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:49:43 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
Miter Saw Shadow Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Shadow-Line/
Miter Saw Shadow Line - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/JXYJ/I1EU49OX/F6GJXYJI1EU49OX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/JXYJ/I1EU49OX/F6GJXYJI1EU49OX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/JXYJ/I1EU49OX/F6GJXYJI1EU49OX.SMALL.jpg flashmntbiker Earlier this year my father purchased a Miter saw and light kit to make a blade shadow line. Unfortunately the light kit did not fit his saw and was returned. So, he asked if I might be able to come up with something that would work. The light kit that was purchased was about $35, this kit is abo...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:50:18 PDT
Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-9-10/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:52:31 PDT
Keep your Small Tools Handy with Geomag Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-your-Small-Tools-Handy-with-Geomag-Magnets/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:40:09 PDT
Cool Off Using A Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Off-Using-A-Microwave-Oven/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:32:13 PDT
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-ANY-Knife-Razor-Sharp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
Motorized Big - Mouth Panavise Jr. Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Big-Mouth-Panavise-Jr-Modification/
Motorized Big - Mouth Panavise Jr. Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SMALL.jpg e024576 Overview: The Panavise is a very common tool for electronic hobbyists. In this project I made a few mods:1) Increased maximum jaw width from about 3 inches to 6 inches2) Motorized jaw opening and closing (about 40 mm/sec). The motion is smooth and quite, and like power windows in your car - you get...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:23:39 PDT
Better Grip for Knive and Siliconpress http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Grip-for-Knive-and-Siliconpress/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:59:37 PDT
Functional Leather Respirator http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Leather-Respirator/
Functional Leather Respirator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SMALL.jpg Noodleworks Being a creative, hands-on person, you've probably worn a disposable dust mask many times during your projects. You've also undoubtedly noticed their limitations: They're uncomfortable, they get clogged fast, they become filthy as soon as you touch them, and they have the resiliency of a paper towel...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:10:40 PDT
Making Really Thin Metal Shims From Razor Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Really-Thin-Metal-Shims-From-Razor-Blades/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:12:25 PDT
creating tool handles by 3D printing and casting http://www.instructables.com/id/creating-tool-handles-by-3D-printing-and-casting/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:32:04 PDT
Mustang Leather Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustang-Leather-Tool-Roll/
Mustang Leather Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SMALL.jpg tony.fantasia If you are on this site looking for things to make then you probably have sets of tools lying around or getting carried away by your 2 year old and stuffed in the bottom of a toy box or the oven compartment of their PlaySkool Kitchen set. A few months ago I made this tool roll that I quickly fell i...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:14:49 PDT
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Leather-Power-Tool-Holster/
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Here's a way to use scrap leather pieces covered with fabric to make functional tool holsters for your tool belt.If you have been up a ladder trying to reach up higher than you should to sink a screw, you know that 1: Don't let go of your expensive drill/driver or else it will take a possibly fatal ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:40 PDT
An Easy-to-Read Fractional Slide Rule http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-to-Read-Fractional-Slide-Rule/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:47:29 PDT
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Angle-Lock-Modification/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-and-Easy-Leather-Sheath-for-File/
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SMALL.jpg awillybilly This sheath was made to give my new file some protection as it tumbles around in the bottom of my tool bag. Gather Materials, Tools & Supplies During the course of this project I used the following tools, supplies, and materials.-Contact Cement-Razor blade or other suitable cutting device-Ruler/s...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:46:03 PDT
Soldering helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-helper-1/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:52:31 PDT
Homemade dust separator (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-dust-separator-video/
Homemade dust separator (video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SMALL.jpg earz_cd I've been accumulating a lot of sawdust lately with several house projects and a few "fun" projects. My poor shop vac has been taking a beating and the filter has definitely seen better days. I decided to scrounge up some materials that I already had and try my hand at making a dust seperator. I sho...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:11:52 PDT
SMALL TRANSPORT CART http://www.instructables.com/id/SMALL-TRANSPORT-CART/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 04:35:19 PDT
Baileigh Combination Shear Brake Roll: A Quick Start Guide to Pier 9 Shop Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Baileigh-Combination-Shear-Brake-Roll-A-Quick-Star/
Baileigh Combination Shear Brake Roll: A Quick Start Guide to Pier 9 Shop Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker The Baileigh Combination Shear/Brake/Roll is located at the Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop in the Metal Studio. If you want to work with sheet metal at Pier 9, this tool is for you.The Baileigh Combination tool can shear mild steel sheet up to 16ga. and up to 52" wide. It can make 90 degree or greater ben...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 18:19:52 PDT
How to Clean Your Industrial Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Your-Industrial-Sewing-Machine/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:49:18 PDT
Wax Crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Crucible/
Wax Crucible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 If you melt wax often you have encountered the problem of wax residue on your cookware, risking burns attempting to pour from a can or bowl, angry spouses from leaving wax residue in one of their pots or pans. In order to avoid these things, I decided to create my own wax crucible from junk I had la...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:26:13 PDT
Precision Router Plate Installation Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Router-Plate-Installation-Made-Easy/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 14:06:51 PDT
Rainbow Loom: Fishtail http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Fishtail-11/
Rainbow Loom: Fishtail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SMALL.jpg lalaheylala I am going to show you one of the easiest Rainbow Loom bracelets-the fishtail! :) Materials You will need:-Rubber bands in any color-Hook-C or S clips-Loom Getting Started Take one band, twist it into a figure eight, and place it over 2 pegs. Take 2 more and put them over the same 2 pegs....
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 13:59:29 PDT
Diy homemade mini hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-homemade-mini-hacksaw/
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By: ed shtern

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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:49:07 PDT
Quieten vise handles with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Quieten-vise-handles-with-Sugru/
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By: Thrumcap

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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 20:28:51 PDT
Craftworks http://www.instructables.com/id/Craftworks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/1XHL/I0RYYZCM/FCX1XHLI0RYYZCM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/1XHL/I0RYYZCM/FCX1XHLI0RYYZCM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/1XHL/I0RYYZCM/FCX1XHLI0RYYZCM.SMALL.jpg ecelis Secret Compartment Chess Set Awesome LED Edge-lit Desktop Nameplate Full-Size Power Loader Costume from Aliens Make a Small Blacksmith's Forge Make A Lawn mower Blade Knife null
By: ecelis

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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 20:22:57 PDT
DIY custom branding iron http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-custom-branding-iron/
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By: earz_cd

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:18:19 PDT
Changing Speeds on the 12 speed Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Speeds-on-the-12-speed-Drill-Press/
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By: SLOMakerSpace

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:45:44 PDT
Gettin' Jiggy Widdit http://www.instructables.com/id/Gettin-Jiggy-Widdit-1/
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By: JenniferBerry

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:03:46 PDT
Carpenter Pencil Level http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenter-Pencil-Levels/
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By: nicknawa

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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:41:23 PDT
How To Put Square Cabinets In A Round Bus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-square-cabinets-in-a-round-bus/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:01:32 PDT
Soldering Iron Stand out of a trampoline spring http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Stand-out-of-a-trampoline-spring/
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By: PavelT1

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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:12:59 PDT
Paracord Length Measuring Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Length-Measuring-Device/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:00:09 PDT
Cheap sculpting tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-sculpting-tools/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:10:30 PDT
Hatchet (Solid Steel) Restoration and Wood Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Solid-Steel-Restoration-and-Wood-Handle/
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By: Corasaurus Rex

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:27:43 PDT
DIY Leather Edge Beveler Strop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Edge-Beveler-Strop/
DIY Leather Edge Beveler Strop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/83QP/I0NWJY4P/FWJ83QPI0NWJY4P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/83QP/I0NWJY4P/FWJ83QPI0NWJY4P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/83QP/I0NWJY4P/FWJ83QPI0NWJY4P.SMALL.jpg TandyLeather A common nuisance in leathercraft is the difficulty of sharpening an Edge Beveler. In this Instructable, George Hurst will walk you through building your own Edge Beveler Strop! ​Gather Your Materials For this project, you will need:Several Sizes of Vegetable Tanned Leather: 4/5 oz, 6/7 oz, 8/9 ...
By: TandyLeather

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:49:54 PDT
Mains Power Tool Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mains-Power-Tool-Adaptor/
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By: EmmettO

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:46:12 PDT
TAPLABS http://www.instructables.com/id/TAPLABS/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:37:30 PDT
Clamp handle enhancement http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamp-handle-enhancement/
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By: Fresno Ideaworks

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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:35:24 PDT
Mini DRILL PRESS (for PCB and other small stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DRILL-PRESS-for-PCB-and-other-small-stuff/
Mini DRILL PRESS (for PCB and other small stuff) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SMALL.jpg Fenex A small drill press can be pretty expensive, so I decided to make one myself. I spent somewere between 15$ and 20$ (I bought only the motor and the rails, the rest was made from reused stuff). You need: Materials (aproximate dimesions):3' 4x4cm (1.6x1.6") square iron bar8x12" half inch thick stee...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:37:20 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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By: Tater Zoid

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Dobsonian mount replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Dobsonian-mount-replacement/
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By: BigCthulhu

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:39:03 PDT
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 I was inspired to create this Instructable from this project. Mini Tool KitI have an addiction to buying multi-tools every time I'm at the store, but they always ended up scattered in the house buried in drawers. I got one of the novelty bucket organizers as a gift. They were for putting on a coffee...
By: jeffbuffington23

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT