Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:00:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Etch A Sketch Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-A-Sketch-Power-Supply/
Etch A Sketch Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/IS64/IBGD50H0/F4EIS64IBGD50H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/IS64/IBGD50H0/F4EIS64IBGD50H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/IS64/IBGD50H0/F4EIS64IBGD50H0.SMALL.jpg gravityisweak As someone who likes to take apart electronic things, I frequently pull stuff like LED's, motors, knobs, and switches out of old junk with plans to reuse them later. This instructable is not only an example of that reuse, but also the creation of a tool that allows me to test these parts quickly and...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:42:53 PDT
CNC Mini router lift!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Mini-router-lift/
CNC Mini router lift!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/2ZH5/IBHS1YYF/F092ZH5IBHS1YYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/2ZH5/IBHS1YYF/F092ZH5IBHS1YYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/2ZH5/IBHS1YYF/F092ZH5IBHS1YYF.SMALL.jpg shopbuilt You can get plans and the easel files here: https://www.inventables.com/projects/mini-router-lift Cut out components using easel Open up the easel file and click file, copy project. Then you can delete all but one component and carve it out. I recommend doing it this way instead of carving all at...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:40:40 PDT
super easy cyclone! http://www.instructables.com/id/super-easy-cyclone/
super easy cyclone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KGQ7/IBHRS8OD/FWVKGQ7IBHRS8OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KGQ7/IBHRS8OD/FWVKGQ7IBHRS8OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/KGQ7/IBHRS8OD/FWVKGQ7IBHRS8OD.SMALL.jpg shopbuilt This is pretty much the simplest cyclone I could come up with. You will need. You will need the car cleaning nozzle from your shop vac and the largest bucket you can find with a tight fitting cover. You will also need a straight coupling to attach your shop vac hose to. Mark placement Mark the...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:59:16 PDT
Angle Cutter Jig for Routers http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Cutter-Jig-for-Routers/
Angle Cutter Jig for Routers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9EXM/IBGCE902/FH89EXMIBGCE902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9EXM/IBGCE902/FH89EXMIBGCE902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/9EXM/IBGCE902/FH89EXMIBGCE902.SMALL.jpg fadingroar In this tutorial, you are gonna learn how to make an angle cutter for your router I made mine with makeshift materials so I am not showing my lil Quasi Modo to you, but I am giving you the CAD graphics for you to base urself in your Project.Please remember I am using centimeters and Milimeters in th...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 20:13:21 PDT
Cheap cutting board and kitchen knife to Shark flex tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-cutting-board-and-kitchen-knife-to-Shark-fle/
Cheap cutting board and kitchen knife to Shark flex tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/L1PM/IBFRHG8Z/FQHL1PMIBFRHG8Z.SMALL.jpg ZachShazzy This will show you how to make a piranha type tool with a cheap knife and cutting board. Base I was looking at the pirrahna gear tie tool thingies, and thought they were really sweet, however I'm broke so I had to come up with something on my own. The shark was born. This project is super customi...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 15:31:27 PDT
cheap motor-operated screw driver http://www.instructables.com/id/cheap-motor-operated-screw-driver/
cheap motor-operated screw driver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/970G/IBDIEK04/FJP970GIBDIEK04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/970G/IBDIEK04/FJP970GIBDIEK04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/970G/IBDIEK04/FJP970GIBDIEK04.SMALL.jpg AnandR3 A cheap motor operated cordless screw driver set. Things requiredGeared motor 30RPM-60RPMScrew Driver set9Volts BatterycablesSoldering gunglue gunPin to arrest the slip between motor and screwdriver9V Battery terminals Rework on the screw driver On the gripping side drill a hole to insert the mot...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:35:14 PDT
Black&Decker adapter for Ryobi Battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/BlackDecker-adapter-for-Ryobi-Battery/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:13:25 PDT
Wire Belt Hook for Drills http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Belt-Hook-for-Drills/
Wire Belt Hook for Drills - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/THFJ/IBDHTOZF/FV8THFJIBDHTOZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/THFJ/IBDHTOZF/FV8THFJIBDHTOZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/THFJ/IBDHTOZF/FV8THFJIBDHTOZF.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope This project was a painful learning experience for me. I had some specific requirements of this. - No warranty voiding (I have had this replaced under warranty once for developing a fault, while it's an extremely good cordless drill, I can drive 2-4" screws all day with two batteries [not the price...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:28:45 PDT
Workbench vice from reclaimed scissor jack http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-vice-from-reclaimed-scissor-jack/
Workbench vice from reclaimed scissor jack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K3KE/IBDHCNAR/FOFK3KEIBDHCNAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K3KE/IBDHCNAR/FOFK3KEIBDHCNAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/K3KE/IBDHCNAR/FOFK3KEIBDHCNAR.SMALL.jpg Garwulff Materials:1 reclaimed scissor jack The bigger the better. The longer and larger the threaded rod the better your vice will be. I got mine from the junkyard/auto salvage yard for $52 reclaimed oak false drawer fronts. My company was demolishing some old offices and I reclaimed whatever I could that I...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:18:44 PDT
DIY Table saw handle or crank http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Table-saw-handle-or-crank/
DIY Table saw handle or crank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/CBJ7/IBAN1GTG/FYQCBJ7IBAN1GTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/CBJ7/IBAN1GTG/FYQCBJ7IBAN1GTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/CBJ7/IBAN1GTG/FYQCBJ7IBAN1GTG.SMALL.jpg danneauxs I inherited an old Craftsman 10" tablesaw. Unfortunately, it did not have the crank handles to raise and lower the blade or change the bevel. I found a few results in my search but nothing I could make easily with materials on hand. I spent an hour or so digging through my junk and came up with th...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 01:41:55 PDT
Oilcan From Tuna http://www.instructables.com/id/Oilcan-From-Tuna/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:04:55 PDT
Homemade magnetic pickup tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-magnetic-pickup-tool/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 07:21:50 PDT
Transform a silent hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-a-silent-hammer/
Transform a silent hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/AQ0U/IB4AP3LI/F4PAQ0UIB4AP3LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/AQ0U/IB4AP3LI/F4PAQ0UIB4AP3LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/AQ0U/IB4AP3LI/F4PAQ0UIB4AP3LI.SMALL.jpg evijoker Sometimes, dislike the voice of the hammer is too big? Don't worry about it. Let me help you START First of all, take a few dollars at a hardware store to buy a hammer,a ordinary hammer, like this Processing of The Handle Then, on the hammer handle to tie up the black tape, in order to prevent...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:55:54 PDT
Building an Acrylic Strip/Line Bender from a old Pouch Laminator http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Acrylic-Line-Bender-Or-Heater-From-An-/
Building an Acrylic Strip/Line Bender from a old Pouch Laminator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/ZMJP/IB4A8450/F9JZMJPIB4A8450.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/ZMJP/IB4A8450/F9JZMJPIB4A8450.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/ZMJP/IB4A8450/F9JZMJPIB4A8450.SMALL.jpg Mindmapper1 The first thing I did was to carefully remove any parts I was not going to need on the line bender. When taking something like this apart to reuse it is a very good idea to do this carefully and methodically. I don't like throwing parts away and try where possible reuse as much as I can. Photos and...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:17:08 PDT
Mini-Lathe Spindle Crank http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Spindle-Crank/
Mini-Lathe Spindle Crank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/X620/IB4A2PHT/F07X620IB4A2PHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/X620/IB4A2PHT/F07X620IB4A2PHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/X620/IB4A2PHT/F07X620IB4A2PHT.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Threading and tapping stock is one of the uses where a lathe excels, indeed this outstanding feature can be exploited even further by using a fully manual control­—­ a crank in this case, allowing for safe, minute, and precise operations. A spindle crank is thus a handy accessory to have that can al...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:51:48 PDT
Banker's Box to Drill Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Bankers-Box-to-Drill-Case/
Banker's Box to Drill Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/CTP9/IB4A0Z58/FMGCTP9IB4A0Z58.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/CTP9/IB4A0Z58/FMGCTP9IB4A0Z58.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/CTP9/IB4A0Z58/FMGCTP9IB4A0Z58.SMALL.jpg makerbrian Here are the before and after pictures. Banker's Box to Drill Case I found this old banker's box and it was sitting in my garage when one day I put my drill down next to it and realized that my drill might fit in the box. I took off the battery and the drill fit perfectly.1. Remove the contents ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 10:43:39 PDT
Electric Planer - Convert To Mini Jointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Planer-Convert-To-Mini-Jointer/
Electric Planer - Convert To Mini Jointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/39PW/IB49SW15/FX939PWIB49SW15.SMALL.jpg makerandco A simple means to convert an electric plane into a small jointer - good for finishing relatively small pieces of timber Layout and build Roughly measure your plane and cut timber (or in this case MDF) to size. The aim is to create a u-shaped frame the width of the plane. I left one piece higher...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:19:24 PDT
Mini- Lathe Chuck Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Lathe-Chuck-Maintenance/
Mini- Lathe Chuck Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/NG9C/IB2BNLAI/F2JNG9CIB2BNLAI.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Scrolling 3- jaw chucks on the mini- lathe, or a full- sized lathe for that matter, can become dirty and contaminated during normal use, and must be broken down for a thorough cleaning to keep a high accuracy when holding parts. The classic symptoms are a grinding feel when adjusting the jaws in or ...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:42:44 PDT
Tire Spreader http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Spreader/
Tire Spreader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SMALL.jpg graydog111 When inspecting or repairing an automobile tire, it is really difficult to get the tire spread far enough to get to the inside of the tire. I have needed this tool for 50 years, but kept putting off making one until now. I could have bought a similar tool for $150 to $450 online, but since I am re...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:53:04 PDT
Intro: SLO MakerSpace, CNC Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-SLO-MakerSpace-CNC-Router/
Intro: SLO MakerSpace, CNC Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/U7NK/IAZZJEHW/FFMU7NKIAZZJEHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/U7NK/IAZZJEHW/FFMU7NKIAZZJEHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/U7NK/IAZZJEHW/FFMU7NKIAZZJEHW.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace Hello and welcome to the SLO MakerSpace Instructables for the CNC router! This is incredibly versatile tool and I am incredibly excited that you are interested in learning how to use it - millions of project possibilities await at the end of this class with the knowledge you are about to acquire. ...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:59:37 PDT
How to CNC Route Woodshop Push Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-CNC-Route-Woodshop-Push-Sticks/
How to CNC Route Woodshop Push Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/FCK1/IAZ7K95V/FXTFCK1IAZ7K95V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/FCK1/IAZ7K95V/FXTFCK1IAZ7K95V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/FCK1/IAZ7K95V/FXTFCK1IAZ7K95V.SMALL.jpg ADXMatt In our shared woodshop we highly value safety! In an effort to encourage safe material handling by our members and be sustainable, we fabricate push sticks from scrap plywood leftover by members. Now you too can make them in your makerspace!ADX is a hub for collaboration where individuals and orga...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:20:19 PDT
DIY sanding machine. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-sanding-machine/
DIY sanding machine. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/N5TA/IAZ6WZ1V/FPSN5TAIAZ6WZ1V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/N5TA/IAZ6WZ1V/FPSN5TAIAZ6WZ1V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/N5TA/IAZ6WZ1V/FPSN5TAIAZ6WZ1V.SMALL.jpg luukfroling when i was trying to make my ring (chek it out if you haven't seen that instructable yet :D) i had to do a lot of work by making rhe ring flat and soft. i was playing around with a small motor and burned my finger because i touched the moving part of it. the idea was born... what if i glue some sand...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 04:25:47 PDT
How To Restore A Hand Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Restore-A-Hand-Plane/
How To Restore A Hand Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/D5JN/IAZ70PJU/FFQD5JNIAZ70PJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/D5JN/IAZ70PJU/FFQD5JNIAZ70PJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/D5JN/IAZ70PJU/FFQD5JNIAZ70PJU.SMALL.jpg nick ferry I saw an old hand plane in a used tool store and figured I would have a go at restoring it. I think the before and after speaks for itself. One quick note: When looking at old hand tools to restore, exam them before purchase to make sure no major parts are missing or are too badly damaged. Disa...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:01:01 PDT
Quick and easy InstaMorph Knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-InstaMorph-Knobs/
Quick and easy InstaMorph Knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/8CW8/IAWCGNWO/F748CW8IAWCGNWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/8CW8/IAWCGNWO/F748CW8IAWCGNWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/8CW8/IAWCGNWO/F748CW8IAWCGNWO.SMALL.jpg mik3 When making a jig or a fixture, it's nice to have a knob on nut or bolt to be able to tighten things down without reaching for a wrench.Again, InstaMorph to the rescue!Instructables sponsored a Build Night at Urban Workshop, and supplied us with InstaMorph to play with -- this is one of the ideas we...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:36:45 PDT
InstaMorph Non-marring Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/InstaMorph-Non-marring-Hammer/
InstaMorph Non-marring Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/BQU3/IAWCDNGR/F1ABQU3IAWCDNGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/BQU3/IAWCDNGR/F1ABQU3IAWCDNGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/BQU3/IAWCDNGR/F1ABQU3IAWCDNGR.SMALL.jpg mik3 Sometimes you need to take a more delicate approach when you're trying to bend some contraption to your will by punishing it with a hammer...InstaMorph to the rescue!Instructables sponsored a Build Night at Urban Workshop, and supplied us with InstaMorph to play with -- this is one of the ideas we c...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:16:10 PDT
Making Flat InstaMorph Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Flat-InstaMorph-Sheets/
Making Flat InstaMorph Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/DPMG/IAWCD33O/F3DDPMGIAWCD33O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/DPMG/IAWCD33O/F3DDPMGIAWCD33O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/DPMG/IAWCD33O/F3DDPMGIAWCD33O.SMALL.jpg mik3 While InstaMorph can be quickly molded into different shapes, sometimes it's easier to start with a uniform flat sheet. Fortunately, it's easy to make flat sheets using a cooking trick for rolling dough.Instructables sponsored a Build Night at Urban Workshop, and supplied us with InstaMorph to play ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 23:37:16 PDT
Sliding Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliding-Moxon-Vise/
Sliding Moxon Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/HJ58/IAWCVSPT/FOAHJ58IAWCVSPT.SMALL.jpg Jay Bates A Moxon vise is a wide double screw vise typically used for clamping wide boards or panels to work on their ends. For me it's a super awesome vise that can be used for any clamping needs. You can buy some hardwood and an expensive screw set to make a traditional one or do what I did and make one out...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:07:53 PDT
Bolt tongs forged of 2 railroad spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-tongs-from-2-railroad-spikes/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:06:46 PDT
Detachable 360deg "Mag-Lights" for Workshop Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Mag-Light-Workshop-Glasses/
Detachable 360deg "Mag-Lights" for Workshop Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/EJLS/IAWCL4WD/F3DEJLSIAWCL4WD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/EJLS/IAWCL4WD/F3DEJLSIAWCL4WD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/EJLS/IAWCL4WD/F3DEJLSIAWCL4WD.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Have you ever wanted light while you are working, but wanted both your hands free? These Mag-Lights stick to the sides of your Safety Glasses - but also be added to Helmets, Ear-Defenders, Bikes, Drills, Raves, you name it. I think what's great about them is that they use the magnets in two useful w...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:56:06 PDT
French cleats for tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/French-cleats-for-tool-storage/
French cleats for tool storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGY4/IAUWXQBV/F5EZGY4IAUWXQBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGY4/IAUWXQBV/F5EZGY4IAUWXQBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/ZGY4/IAUWXQBV/F5EZGY4IAUWXQBV.SMALL.jpg jdege Some years back, I decided to set up a modest workshop in the corner of my basement.I started with a workbench: Building a real woodworkers workbenchAnd then I got distracted and did nothing while my basement filled up with assorted junk.This last winter I decided to put some work into making my "sh...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 07:54:00 PDT
Server rack to tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Server-rack-to-tool-storage/
Server rack to tool storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SMALL.jpg tpagels Okay so I have had this server rack for about ten years. Work at the time was just tossing it. I brought it home and finally this Spring I knew what I needed from it. I picked up a surface planer at an auction and needed something sturdy to mount it on. So I figured I wold turn this rack into a ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 08:43:31 PDT
Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Lathe-Aluminium-Alloy-with-Slide-CNC/
Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/HV0K/IAWCF5GB/FG6HV0KIAWCF5GB.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Aluminium Alloy with Slide CNC Linear Ball Bearing Motion BearingParts and Tools:Wood MDF 200 mm x 650 mm x 20 mm 2pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2pcs 500 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 1 Pcs 530 mm x 140 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 60612 Pcs 60 mm x 140 mm x 12 ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 07:27:46 PDT
The Ultimate Miter Saw Station http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Miter-Saw-Station/
The Ultimate Miter Saw Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/HURC/IATHAJW2/F0FHURCIATHAJW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/HURC/IATHAJW2/F0FHURCIATHAJW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/HURC/IATHAJW2/F0FHURCIATHAJW2.SMALL.jpg Jay Bates This is what I'm calling the "Ultimate" Miter Saw Station. It fills all of my needs and is substantial enough to drastically increase organization and efficiency in my shop. The station has the following features:Roughly 106" of stop block capacity to the left of the blade.More than 4' of material s...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 17:52:47 PDT
Glue-Gun Filler Rod Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-Gun-Filler-Rod-Dispenser/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:55:02 PDT
So you want to drill a hole? http://www.instructables.com/id/So-you-want-to-drill-a-hole/
So you want to drill a hole? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R9TO/IAS2788J/FIVR9TOIAS2788J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R9TO/IAS2788J/FIVR9TOIAS2788J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/R9TO/IAS2788J/FIVR9TOIAS2788J.SMALL.jpg njkeng Ok. Bear with me because this gets a bit complicated. So you've found yourself in need of a hole. There's no need to be anxious. You may be relieved to know that there are literally millions of people with needs just like yours. This guide is for all of them and for all of you. It seems you've been ...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 23:47:48 PDT
550 Paracord Handle Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/550-Paracord-Handle-Wrap/
550 Paracord Handle Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/LGWV/IASCP356/F22LGWVIASCP356.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/LGWV/IASCP356/F22LGWVIASCP356.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/LGWV/IASCP356/F22LGWVIASCP356.SMALL.jpg WoodShopMike This is a project I originally posted on my blog woodshopmike.com. Stop by sometime and check out my other projects & tool reviews. Now, on to the tutorial!It seems that I'm constantly making handles for new turning tools and deciding which approach I want to use. Being one that likes to try out ne...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:49:03 PDT
Tool Handle From Pipe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Handle-From-Pipe/
Tool Handle From Pipe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/PA8V/IASCN4TB/FSMPA8VIASCN4TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/PA8V/IASCN4TB/FSMPA8VIASCN4TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/PA8V/IASCN4TB/FSMPA8VIASCN4TB.SMALL.jpg WoodShopMike This is a project I originally posted on my blog woodshopmike.com Stop by sometime and check out my other projects & tool reviews. Now, on to the tutorial!Want a metal handle with a comfortable grip for your turning tools without the big price tag? I'll show you how and have a bit of fun in the p...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:02:42 PDT
Your friendly STAN LEE hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-friendly-STAN-LEE-hammer/
Your friendly STAN LEE hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SMALL.jpg mchau2 In 1962, Thor was introduce into the marvel cinematic by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. The mighty hero/demigod yielding a hammer. Its time for us to yield our hammer as fans! Everyone’s a hero in their own way!!This is actually a side quest we did in a bigger Assassin’s Creed Syndicate proj...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:35:10 PDT
Homemade mini Lathe by Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-mini-Lathe-by-Aluminium-Alloy/
Homemade mini Lathe by Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/QKYS/IARFFAE9/F53QKYSIARFFAE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/QKYS/IARFFAE9/F53QKYSIARFFAE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/QKYS/IARFFAE9/F53QKYSIARFFAE9.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade mini Lathe by Aluminium AlloyParts and Tools:1 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 650 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm. 4 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 120 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm 2 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 150 mm x 80 mm x 12 mmMini Lathe Chuck, Head Drll, Motor Sew Machine, and few time holiday
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 02:00:18 PDT
Whiteboard Can Eraser http://www.instructables.com/id/Whiteboard-Can-Eraser/
Whiteboard Can Eraser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/WC3K/IARFH2H7/FFFWC3KIARFH2H7.SMALL.jpg Matlek Hi guys!I guess only a few of you might need a whiteboard eraser, but you should watch this video anyway!Few months ago I got a whiteboard, and it is really great, I often drew, made calculus, lists and other things on it. The problem was that I just lacked a whiteboard eraser.Last week, while drink...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:26:17 PDT
plumb bob,tape measure reel http://www.instructables.com/id/plumb-bobtape-measure-reel/
plumb bob,tape measure reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SMALL.jpg bwett10 This is my first instrctable so here we go . i am a shipfitter by trade yes i build ship out of steel for a living .There is a lot of measuring ,squaring,and leveling involved .The plumb bob is a great asset in squaring bulkheads "walls" , stantion pipes and anytime you need to line a overhead "ceil...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:27:22 PDT
Can-tainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Container/
Can-tainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EH0B/IAQMN1CL/FI1EH0BIAQMN1CL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EH0B/IAQMN1CL/FI1EH0BIAQMN1CL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/EH0B/IAQMN1CL/FI1EH0BIAQMN1CL.SMALL.jpg douglas423 This simple can container takes less than a minute to make and is really cheap! I use mine for storing chemical and or doing chemical reactions. Tools Needed Can openerPossibly sand paper Step One Place can opener on the rim of the can with the cutting edge in the inner rim and twist the can o...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:13:31 PDT
Speed Control for Hand Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Control-for-Hand-Drill-Press/
Speed Control for Hand Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/1FSF/IAQMI1OG/F8J1FSFIAQMI1OG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/1FSF/IAQMI1OG/F8J1FSFIAQMI1OG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8J/1FSF/IAQMI1OG/F8J1FSFIAQMI1OG.SMALL.jpg Antzy Carmasaic Search for "Drill Press" on instructables and you'll find hundreds for making a DIY stand to convert a hand drill into a drill press. What they all lack is a way to control the speed of the drill. If you're using one with a variable speed drill(one in which you control drill speed by the amount of t...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:49:23 PDT
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Socket-Wrench-Keychain/
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/6ZAJ/IAP6ZU7L/FKP6ZAJIAP6ZU7L.SMALL.jpg M3G I find myself in need of a wrench a lot. Whether it's on my longboard, a tool, or some project I'm working on, I always end up needing to loosen or tighten a nut or bolt. I tried carrying a skate tool around, but it was a little too bulky for me, often didn't have the right size drivers for whatever...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:06:31 PDT
Remove a mower deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-a-mower-deck/
Remove a mower deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/1ETV/IAPAUWNG/FIS1ETVIAPAUWNG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/1ETV/IAPAUWNG/FIS1ETVIAPAUWNG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/1ETV/IAPAUWNG/FIS1ETVIAPAUWNG.SMALL.jpg liamdillon19 eiugvnfdhivc Lower deck and remove pins On both sides of the mower, there should be bobby like pins (C). Remove them and the bolts (D). Remove belts It's really simple. Roll the pulley while pulling the belt up. enjoy
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 06:10:38 PDT
Free Custom Screwdriver in Under Two Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Custom-Screwdriver-in-Under-Two-Minutes/
Free Custom Screwdriver in Under Two Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone, in this I'ble we'll be making a custom screwdriver from a plastic fork and a lighter in less than two minutes!This design works better for tiny screws that are not too tight, and I wouldn't use it to tighten my bike's brakes, but it may well spare you a couple bucks and a trip to the h...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:19:44 PDT
Paracord 4-Peg Spool Knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-4-Peg-Spool-Knitting/
Paracord 4-Peg Spool Knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HM9Q/IAKWL6MU/FSNHM9QIAKWL6MU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HM9Q/IAKWL6MU/FSNHM9QIAKWL6MU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/HM9Q/IAKWL6MU/FSNHM9QIAKWL6MU.SMALL.jpg thuyla Here is what I’ve got for my paracord 4-peg spool knitting kit. This is a very cheap and easy DIY project. So let me show you how:WHAT DO YOU NEED: a PVC Coupling - 2.25 inches outer diameter (bought at HomeDepot for $1.49). 4 Cotter Pin - 2 inches long (bought at HomeDepot for $1.53) Supper Glu...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:46:43 PDT
Dual Crosscut Sled From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Crosscut-Sled-From-Scrap/
Dual Crosscut Sled From Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/DY6O/IAJHP8YI/FB2DY6OIAJHP8YI.SMALL.jpg MikB This is an instructable for a simple cross cut sled, to be used with a table saw. Crosscut sleds are used to guide pieces of wood, small panels etc. accurately across the table of the saw. This one is reversible, and can be used for cutting straight across (90') or for doing mitre/bevels at (45') by...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 10:55:14 PDT
Save your Soldering Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-your-Soldering-Iron/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:41:58 PDT
Cheap cyclone-based vacuum cleaner made from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-cyclone-based-vacuum-cleaner-made-from-scrat/
Cheap cyclone-based vacuum cleaner made from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/0AFX/IAG0FQQV/FG10AFXIAG0FQQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/0AFX/IAG0FQQV/FG10AFXIAG0FQQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/0AFX/IAG0FQQV/FG10AFXIAG0FQQV.SMALL.jpg nunopcardoso This is my build of a cyclone-based vacuum cleaner.I made this project spending only 21€, as most of the materials can be gathered without spending any money. Just for reference, here is the bill of materials: Stuff I had to buy: Wheels: 3.5€ 1200W motor: 7.5€ (bought a vacuum cleaner and salvaged ...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 04:52:10 PDT