Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:47:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap sculpting tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-sculpting-tools/
Cheap sculpting tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9KWZ/I0NOHEZS/FKR9KWZI0NOHEZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9KWZ/I0NOHEZS/FKR9KWZI0NOHEZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/9KWZ/I0NOHEZS/FKR9KWZI0NOHEZS.SMALL.jpg blyon4 Simple, yet good quality sculpting tools made out of everyday objects and foam brushes. It costs nothing if you have all this stuff laying around, which, if you're a crafter, you probably do. Let's get started! Supplies Thick wireX-ACTO Blade4-5 foam brushesa pocket knife2 pairs of needle-nose pl...
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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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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:27:43 PDT
DIY Leather Edge Beveler Strop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Edge-Beveler-Strop/
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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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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:46:12 PDT
TAPLABS http://www.instructables.com/id/TAPLABS/
TAPLABS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/RD86/I0LDWSM6/FNPRD86I0LDWSM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/RD86/I0LDWSM6/FNPRD86I0LDWSM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/RD86/I0LDWSM6/FNPRD86I0LDWSM6.SMALL.jpg wotz101 hi and welcome to the construction of my makerspace after hunting for a nice little spot to start up I set about to make a fun space ..I had over the years collected many things from large printers to vinyl cutters and tshirt presses so I thought I had all the makings of a makerspace and decided wh...
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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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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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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Dobsonian mount replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Dobsonian-mount-replacement/
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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...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT
Where do I buy Material? (For Pier 9 Users) http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-do-I-buy-Inset-Desired-Material/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:30:27 PDT
Make a Mold for your sculpt or 3D print! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mold-for-your-sculpt-or-3D-print/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:08:06 PDT
Tabbing wire support for easy cutting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabbing-wire-support-for-easy-cutting/
Tabbing wire support for easy cutting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SMALL.jpg Fenex Really simple holder for tabbing wire rolls that helpes you to cut straighter and equal in size wires almost without effort :) You need: A wood board 20x6 and about half inch thick (works a bit thinner too)A lath 8 inch longBolt, 3 nuts, 4 washersWood glue A couple of screws And, of course, tabbi...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:47:39 PDT
How to drink Coffee in the Pier 9 Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Safe-Coffee-Adapter-Part-1-Rapid-Prototyping/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:20:09 PDT
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-iron-holder-heavy-duty/
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SMALL.jpg Fenex Like it? Lets bild one! Want vs Need. I bought this stand for about 10$ from ebay, it's aluminium, good quality, but I cannot use it a lot... I have 3 soldering irons (30W, 60W, 100W) and a pistol style soldering iron and only one of those, the small 30W one wich I use a lot less than the other o...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:33:42 PDT
Retouching In 5 Minutes In Lightroom 5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Retouching-In-5-Minutes-In-Lightroom-5/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:34:07 PDT
Hand Held Non-Powered Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Held-Non-Powered-Engraver/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:12:18 PDT
How to retrieve an unreachable item http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-retrieve-an-unreachable-item/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:23:38 PDT
Dangerous Popsicle: Two-Part Silicone Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Dangerous-Popsicle-Two-Part-Silicone-Casting/
Dangerous Popsicle: Two-Part Silicone Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/07P2/I0ENM5SZ/FY907P2I0ENM5SZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/07P2/I0ENM5SZ/FY907P2I0ENM5SZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/07P2/I0ENM5SZ/FY907P2I0ENM5SZ.SMALL.jpg wei wei Have you ever licked a cactus? Probably not. But it might be interesting to try it out, in another form. Time to create some special sensations for our tongues! In this instructable I'll make a cactus-inspired popsicle and demonstrate the two-part silicone casting process.Here's an instructable that...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:42:20 PDT
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SMALL.jpg phidauex Many shop or machine tools have big motors, and many big motors VIBRATE. In some cases this is a good thing, but usually it is not. Smooth running motors last longer, make less noise, and in the case of saws or other shop tools, make better quality cuts.The best way to make your motor perform better...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
Mini tongs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-tongs/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:36:19 PDT
table fan grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/table-fan-grinder/
table fan grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/84WY/I0C985VL/FAZ84WYI0C985VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/84WY/I0C985VL/FAZ84WYI0C985VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/84WY/I0C985VL/FAZ84WYI0C985VL.SMALL.jpg the hardware guy hi guys., this is my first project, forgive for any presentation defects. want a grinder made by yourself which is practically useful unlike usb fan grinder or hard drive grinder? you gotta check this out. Unscrew the table fan top remove the top of the fan and actually remove the fan from t...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:16:40 PDT
Facilities http://www.instructables.com/id/Facilities/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/1VIH/I0ENKA9T/FLH1VIHI0ENKA9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/1VIH/I0ENKA9T/FLH1VIHI0ENKA9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/1VIH/I0ENKA9T/FLH1VIHI0ENKA9T.SMALL.jpg denis74hd Sphere Drilling Jig Printed Circuit Board Production using UV Nail Curing Lamp Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. resin casting gears for power wheels How to make molds How to Manufacture and Use Your Own Book Binding Jig Restoring Old Kitchen Knives Mini...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:01:10 PDT
Power Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/V9W7/HZQTF155/F2VV9W7HZQTF155.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/V9W7/HZQTF155/F2VV9W7HZQTF155.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/V9W7/HZQTF155/F2VV9W7HZQTF155.SMALL.jpg Power Tools Pro You can never have to many power tools Power Tool USB Charger Great, great idea. Repair Damaged Power Tool Cord Good power tools repair guide. Power Tool Repair Made Easy Repairs made easy. Cooking with Power Tools: Stuffed Zucchinnis Food and power tools - great mix. Bench top tool st...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:08:28 PDT
Diy keyboard USB flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-keyboard-USB-flash-drive/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:57:49 PDT
Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSK/L7EJ/I0A5BDRB/FSKL7EJI0A5BDRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSK/L7EJ/I0A5BDRB/FSKL7EJI0A5BDRB.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FSK/L7EJ/I0A5BDRB/FSKL7EJI0A5BDRB.SMALL.jpg HermannT Everything for a nice LAB ATX Power Supply The Perfect Instructable-building Man-Cave Cubicle! atx bench power supply diy Encyclopedia of ATX to Bench Power Supply Conversion Arduino Controlled CNC / 3D Printer Hybrid Building your own CNC router/milling machine Cheap, Eas...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:41:00 PDT
Epilog troubleshooting: How to reposition material after its been moved http://www.instructables.com/id/Epilog-troubleshooting-How-to-reposition-material-/
Epilog troubleshooting: How to reposition material after its been moved - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/NY3F/I0A58JJV/FLSNY3FI0A58JJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/NY3F/I0A58JJV/FLSNY3FI0A58JJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/NY3F/I0A58JJV/FLSNY3FI0A58JJV.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry Here at Autodesk we have these amazing Epilog laser cutters that will cut and etch a variety of materials. The Epilog can catch fire, so its necessary to monitor the laser closely while it's working. If you have a project with as many raster etching as my latest, then you have stood next to the ma...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:57:29 PDT
Low Cost Plastic Blasting Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Plastic-Blasting-Cabinet/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:30:33 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SMALL.jpg M3G If you've ever tried to drill a straight hole with a hand drill you know how hard it can be. After screwing up drilling a hole three times in a row I decided to try to find a solution to the problem. This is what I came up with. The great thing about using Lego for this purpose is that you don't h...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Building A 6'x6' Turntable http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-6x6-Turntable/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:56:20 PDT
Clean up your whipper snipper shaft with Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-up-your-whipper-snipper-shaft-with-Dremel/
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By: JM1999

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:00:50 PDT
Mark your plastic case so you know it's yours http://www.instructables.com/id/Mark-your-whipper-snipper-case-so-you-know-its-you/
Mark your plastic case so you know it's yours - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UCWR/I0A57T01/FA3UCWRI0A57T01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UCWR/I0A57T01/FA3UCWRI0A57T01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UCWR/I0A57T01/FA3UCWRI0A57T01.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Right, you loan your whipper snipper to somebody, they use it and return their broken one claiming it was yours.You feel disappointed that you have to buy a new one, you should do this to your whipper snipper so next time you loan it to someone they will know the difference between yours and theirs....
By: JM1999

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:42:03 PDT
Spraybar http://www.instructables.com/id/Spraybar/
Spraybar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/C1JM/I0A52A4E/FNYC1JMI0A52A4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/C1JM/I0A52A4E/FNYC1JMI0A52A4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/C1JM/I0A52A4E/FNYC1JMI0A52A4E.SMALL.jpg neoncrypnid Spray bars are useful pieces of equipment. They spread the water out through the tank, aerate the water and cause minimal disruption. I made mine for an internal filter in a big tank with goldfish. I could only get a couple of plants to grow because the filter was so strong. Parts To make your s...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:06:13 PDT
Shop Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Tools-1-2/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/THNS/I0A57AGH/FMCTHNSI0A57AGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/THNS/I0A57AGH/FMCTHNSI0A57AGH.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FMC/THNS/I0A57AGH/FMCTHNSI0A57AGH.SMALL.jpg ddpruitt The Square Cut Saw Track Arduino Laser Engraver Removing Rust with Citric Acid Easy $0 Wire-wrapping Tool for Electrics. Drill compatible Build a laser cutter fume extractor Extreme Heavy Duty Work Bench Easy DIY Vacuum Former DIY high resolution 3D DLP printer (3D SLA...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:54:10 PDT
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Harbor-Freight-Coupons-Deals-and-Free-Stu/
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By: More Cowbell

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:01:17 PDT
How to print on wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-print-on-wood/
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By: Tom Howbridge

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:11:50 PDT
DIY rough CNC router? http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rough-CNC-router/
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By: chubby8

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:55:12 PDT
Post type leg vice for safer wood cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Post-type-leg-vice-for-safer-wood-cutting/
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By: pursang

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:28:42 PDT
CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-vacuum-forming-with-plastic-bottles/
CHEAP vacuum forming with plastic bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/FR43/I06J8PJR/F0QFR43I06J8PJR.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge This is a cool project you can do with a vacuum former and a few milk bottles,I will make an Instructable on how to make a former but for now look at others there are some great ones, Gather your quipment I have here a ;Home made vacuum formerheat guntoy figure(I got mine from Mc Donalds)And a va...
By: Tom Howbridge

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:46:29 PDT
How To Sharpen Your Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sharpen-Youre-Knife/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:57 PDT
Polish A 3D Printed Part Using Jewelry Polishing Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Polish-A-3D-Printed-Part-Using-Jewelry-Polishing-T/
Polish A 3D Printed Part Using Jewelry Polishing Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/ZAHT/I0466GC3/F1UZAHTI0466GC3.SMALL.jpg wei wei You might have read the instructable on how to polish big resin pieces from the Objet 3D Printers. But what if you want to polish a small but complex part? When a sander is too big and powerful for your delicate little part? In this instructable I'll demonstrate how you can polish a small 3d printed...
By: wei wei

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:57:55 PDT
Razor Blade Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Cutter/
Razor Blade Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SMALL.jpg MagicTK Several years ago, I had a few small projects in which I needed to cut hundreds of small wires to a specific length and also hundreds of small plastic tubes to specific length. Typically the plastic tube would be crushed on the ends if using side cutters, but for my purpose, the plastic tube needed...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:52:49 PDT
printing http://www.instructables.com/id/printing-115-116/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Linoleum block printing jig Linoleum Printed Greeting Cards Linoleum Block / Printmaking Easier Screen Printing DIY Screen Printing Print on Toilet Paper (Kind of) Screen printing on the cheap Vintage Print Notice Board How to Print and Bind a Book How to creat...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:02 PDT
Dye a 3D Printed Part http://www.instructables.com/id/Dye-a-3D-Printed-Part/
Dye a 3D Printed Part - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/7KV9/I0462H9Z/FTS7KV9I0462H9Z.SMALL.jpg wei wei Ever feel frustrated that your 3d printer can't print in the color that you want? Now here's a way to dye your 3d printed part and create various color effects you desire. In this Instructable I'll demonstrate how to dye a 3d printed resin part from a Objet 3D Printer Model 500 Connex. Materials &...
By: wei wei

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:47:06 PDT
Special Soldering Iron Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Special-Soldering-Iron-Tip/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:46:36 PDT
Low table - hack of IKEA's frosta stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-table-hack-of-IKEAs-frosta-stool/
Low table - hack of IKEA's frosta stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZI56/I02YIUYA/FKHZI56I02YIUYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZI56/I02YIUYA/FKHZI56I02YIUYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/ZI56/I02YIUYA/FKHZI56I02YIUYA.SMALL.jpg y_waaay I made a low table and side table. To made it, I used a frosta(stool of ikea).You make it very easy. Materials For this Hack you will need.1. IKEA's frosta stool2. Paints of favorite color3. Paint brush4. Shock driver (If you have...) Paint Paint in your favorite color the seat surface the sid...
By: y_waaay

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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:37:50 PDT
Easy Mini Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mini-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:11:56 PDT
Chisel restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-restoration/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:12:53 PDT
Air pressure regulator stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-pressure-regulator-stand/
Air pressure regulator stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/9RD2/HZZRDR29/FSQ9RD2HZZRDR29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/9RD2/HZZRDR29/FSQ9RD2HZZRDR29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/9RD2/HZZRDR29/FSQ9RD2HZZRDR29.SMALL.jpg carloquinonez This a simple 3D-printable stand for an air pressure regulator and cleaner. Although you could use an in-line regulator to change the air pressure, there aren't many options for inline dust/oil filters. Air filters are typically designed to be wall-mounted, so I just designed a small stand that kept...
By: carloquinonez

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30:13 PDT
New life for an old vice. http://www.instructables.com/id/New-life-for-an-old-vice/
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By: digitaus

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:51:30 PDT