Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:20:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dremel tool post grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-tool-post-grinder/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:16:55 PDT
Economy Hydraulic Shop Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Economy-Hydraulic-Shop-Press/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:45:24 PDT
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:30 PDT
Build The Fence Component http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:22:24 PDT
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamps-Bah-25-Other-Clamps-They-Dont-Want-You-To/
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SMALL.jpg RobbGodshaw This set of Alphaclamps is an exploration of tools and their form. From the I-beam to the C-clamp, the latin letterforms seem to have a chicken-egg relationship with the letter-shaped tools that bear their name. Is the C the basis for design, or simply a descriptor of the form? Curious about how the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:26:18 PDT
Angle Grinder As A Disk Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-As-A-Disk-Sander/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:49 PDT
Woodworkers Bench Vise From An Old Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworkers-Bench-Vise-From-An-Old-Clamp/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:11:48 PDT
Dremel Jewelry Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Jewelry-Workshop/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:27:32 PDT
Renewing Sanding Disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewing-Sanding-Disks/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:14:46 PDT
How To Reuse Zip-ties http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Reuse-Zip-ties/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:07:14 PDT
Cross Hole Drilling In Round Rod Stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Hole-Drilling-In-Round-Rod-Stock/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:18:23 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
Paracord ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-ideas/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDD/N64L/HYZ9DOVJ/FDDN64LHYZ9DOVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDD/N64L/HYZ9DOVJ/FDDN64LHYZ9DOVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDD/N64L/HYZ9DOVJ/FDDN64LHYZ9DOVJ.SMALL.jpg mark_well I this collection I will present you with a number of paracord ideas you can use to make various paracord projects. As a fan of various paracord projects I find that inspiration comes in all forms and I wanted to contribute some of my tutorials to the users. Quick deploy paracord bracelet Para...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:05:25 PDT
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Standing-Workbench-No-Screws-Needed/
Low-Cost Standing Workbench - No Screws Needed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/O1OO/HYY8K13W/FR4O1OOHYY8K13W.SMALL.gif FabricateIO When we upgraded our electronics bench setup, we wanted a new table that was cheap and incredibly easy to assemble (and disassemble / transport for moving).Our solution? Turn two 4'x8' sheets of 23/32" plywood into a slot-assembly, no-screws-needed project bench, that can be assembled and disassembl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:53:52 PDT
mini drill pcb ( mini taladro pcb) http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-drill-pcb-mini-taladro-pcb/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:42 PDT
Old PSU Soldering Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PSU-Soldering-Fume-Extractor/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:30:35 PDT
All for one and one for all http://www.instructables.com/id/All-for-one-and-one-for-all/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:56:21 PDT
Vacuum Former at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Former-at-Home/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:42:38 PDT
Laser cut stencil bandana http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-stencil-bandana/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:10:22 PDT
Drill press for ~$20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-for-20-21/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 02:50:59 PDT
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Make Your Own Velcro Backed Sanding Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Velcro-Backed-Sanding-Pads/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 13:25:12 PDT
Upcycling dead and/or scrap bicycles - Part 1 - Home-made tools - Hand-powered sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-dead-andor-scrap-bicycles-Part-1-Home-ma/
Upcycling dead and/or scrap bicycles - Part 1 - Home-made tools - Hand-powered sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UVOP/HYLDJ1H4/F3FUVOPHYLDJ1H4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UVOP/HYLDJ1H4/F3FUVOPHYLDJ1H4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/UVOP/HYLDJ1H4/F3FUVOPHYLDJ1H4.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Our film on the hand-powered sander, made with the use of scrap bicycle parts is one of our most successful to date with over one and a quarter million views. It also threw up a lot of comments on the use of dead bicycles and so I've written this piece to share and address some of these comments and...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 04:40:55 PDT
Sheet Metal Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Metal-Brake/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 22:00:16 PDT
painting your cordless drill battery http://www.instructables.com/id/painting-your-cordless-drill-battery/
painting your cordless drill battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/TDO2/HYJ3TNM5/FABTDO2HYJ3TNM5.SMALL.jpg xander95 Hey everyoneI decided to make a instructables for my cordless drill paint job.I have an old cordless drill from Bosch but the batteries weren't what they used to be...So I decided to buy new ones, and because I wanted to know which were the new one and which the old batteries are, I came on the idea...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 14:58:28 PDT
Honda Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Honda-Knot/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 11:13:03 PDT
Proximity Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Depth-sensing-Box/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 11:51:23 PDT
DeWalt 18V USB Charger & Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/DeWalt-18V-USB-Charger-Torch/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:45:50 PDT
Simple Plywood Cutting Table / Work Table (Updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Plywood-Cutting-Table-Work-Table/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 18:48:10 PDT
Optimizing Drawings for FlowJet - I made it at TechShop! http://www.instructables.com/id/Optimizing-Drawings-for-FlowJet-I-made-it-at-TechS/
Optimizing Drawings for FlowJet - I made it at TechShop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/T6RV/HYCSY9UJ/FKWT6RVHYCSY9UJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/T6RV/HYCSY9UJ/FKWT6RVHYCSY9UJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/T6RV/HYCSY9UJ/FKWT6RVHYCSY9UJ.SMALL.jpg pgarrow One of the most powerful tools at TechShop is the WaterJet cutter. For those who are not familiar with this tool, it works by shooting a jet of water through a very small orifice at about 50,000 pounds of pressure. Added to this high speed jet of water is a fine garnet abrasive that allows this to...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 17:04:48 PDT
Dremel build night at MakeICT http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-build-night-at-MakeICT/
Dremel build night at MakeICT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/QHIE/HYC5ZHOK/FPOQHIEHYC5ZHOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/QHIE/HYC5ZHOK/FPOQHIEHYC5ZHOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/QHIE/HYC5ZHOK/FPOQHIEHYC5ZHOK.SMALL.jpg makeict In late July of 2014 MakeICT had it's first Dremel build night workshop. We combined the Dremel training with some good old fashioned how to build techniques. Tom conducted the workshop. It wasn't a big turnout but the word got around and later on several members tried their hand at it and had fun...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 21:15:39 PDT
How to Lure the DMS Router in for a Hug http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lure-the-DMS-Router-in-for-a-Hug/
How to Lure the DMS Router in for a Hug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/XIRP/HY9Y1ARJ/FTFXIRPHY9Y1ARJ.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown The DMS 5-axis router is quite a beast in the CNC shop and can reduce a piece of hardwood to a pile of chips in a matter of minutes. However, it's also quite a fickle machine and routinely throws random errors for no reason at all. In order to keep the DMS happy and cutting as expected, sometimes ...
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:44:03 PDT
Making Molds With Tubes of Silicone http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Molds-With-Tubes-of-Silicone/
Making Molds With Tubes of Silicone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RVBW/HY9Y5C7V/F6YRVBWHY9Y5C7V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RVBW/HY9Y5C7V/F6YRVBWHY9Y5C7V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RVBW/HY9Y5C7V/F6YRVBWHY9Y5C7V.SMALL.jpg NearSpaceLuke Sorry for the poor focus on the first segment. My camera did not like looking at aluminum foil.
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:52:10 PDT
How to create a laser cut file in Illustrator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-laser-cut-file-in-Illustrator/
How to create a laser cut file in Illustrator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/EY1D/HY4L4GWG/FKHEY1DHY4L4GWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/EY1D/HY4L4GWG/FKHEY1DHY4L4GWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/EY1D/HY4L4GWG/FKHEY1DHY4L4GWG.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Interested in laser cutting but intimidated by the software required to make a file? You're not alone! This Instructable will demystify the magic of laser cut files and get you on your way to your first project.I make most of my laser cut files using Illustrator. Illustrator is a vector based progra...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:46:29 PDT
Toolbox Restoration and Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Restoration-and-Retrofit/
Toolbox Restoration and Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/7XQ9/HY5Y6A3E/FL57XQ9HY5Y6A3E.SMALL.jpg sixtonsniper I am a student at Georgia Tech, about to graduate and move out on my own. I love making things, but have mostly been using my father’s tools in his garage up to this point. So my grandfather gave me an old toolbox filled with old tools to help me start my own tool collection with a good place to p...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:23:03 PDT
How to make molds http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-molds/
How to make molds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/JLPK/HY5Y3BW8/FCCJLPKHY5Y3BW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/JLPK/HY5Y3BW8/FCCJLPKHY5Y3BW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/JLPK/HY5Y3BW8/FCCJLPKHY5Y3BW8.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This Instructable is an introduction to the basics of mold making for people interested in mold making with little to no knowledge on the subject.It will walk you through some important vocabulary, break down the major mold types and help you select the correct mold for your project.Here are some gr...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:15:57 PDT
2-part brush-on silicone mold http://www.instructables.com/id/2-part-brush-on-silicone-mold/
2-part brush-on silicone mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/1TDA/HY5Y39IQ/F8B1TDAHY5Y39IQ.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This Instructable will walk you through the process of creating a 2-part brush-on mold of an original.2-part brush-on molds are ideal for replicating complex shapes that would otherwise be impossible with a pour (block) mold or glove mold. Using a brush-on technique gives the silicone more flex when...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:03:37 PDT
REDNECK DROP CORD REEL http://www.instructables.com/id/REDNECK-DROP-CORD-REEL/
REDNECK DROP CORD REEL - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/DGGV/HY4KNX1U/F2CDGGVHY4KNX1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/DGGV/HY4KNX1U/F2CDGGVHY4KNX1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/DGGV/HY4KNX1U/F2CDGGVHY4KNX1U.SMALL.jpg gman29669 my cheap way to store a 100 foot drop cord... you need a bucket, a plastic tie, and 100 foot drop cord cut 3 holes, large hole for male end of drop cord to come out and go to wall outlet, 2 small holes for tie cord going up side of bucket bring male end of drop cord out hole and up side ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:47:42 PDT
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replaceable-sandpapers-for-Sanding-blocks/
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OB5P/HY488CXR/FD0OB5PHY488CXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OB5P/HY488CXR/FD0OB5PHY488CXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/OB5P/HY488CXR/FD0OB5PHY488CXR.SMALL.jpg All that i do In the past, I have bought many cheap sanding blocks on the market. For the most part they work just fine but I have often found that they are either not ergonomically designed and are uncomfortable to hold or replacing the sanding paper is a royal pain in the ass. So after cursing many sanding bloc...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/The-1lb-Boxed-Screw-Storage-Rack/
The 1lb Boxed Screw Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/QQCZ/HY0RI0B8/FXUQQCZHY0RI0B8.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Does this cluttered shelf look familiar? You probably have at least one. Maybe it's house paint, or the dreaded spray paint stored 14 rows deep, or as in my case, boxed screws and nails. Whatever the item, the one you want, is of course in the back ... and probably on the bottom. It never fails!...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:52:38 PDT
Wood carving with a Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-carving-with-a-Dremel/
Wood carving with a Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/NZU3/HY086BSU/FI4NZU3HY086BSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/NZU3/HY086BSU/FI4NZU3HY086BSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/NZU3/HY086BSU/FI4NZU3HY086BSU.SMALL.jpg geordie_h This Instructable was written as part of the Dremel Build at ADX Portland. I want to thank Dremel and Instrucatbles for sponsoring the event. I've used a Dremel before but this was a great chance to check out the latest models. I've never used the Multi-Max before and I was very impressed with its c...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:15 PDT
Cork Button Battery Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Button-Battery-Holder/
Cork Button Battery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/UQTO/HXY0I4B4/FVBUQTOHXY0I4B4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/UQTO/HXY0I4B4/FVBUQTOHXY0I4B4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/UQTO/HXY0I4B4/FVBUQTOHXY0I4B4.SMALL.jpg geartechbrandon This simple project seemed like a good way to make my first instructable. I have often been frustrated when trying to measure the voltage of a button battery with a DMM as the little fellers don't often stay standing on edge and tend to roll or slide away. In the following quick steps you can see ho...
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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/
Renew old plier's handle - Renovar cabo de alicate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SMALL.jpg matheus.mattia I had this old pliers that needed a new handle, so this is the way I did, fast and simple:Eu tinha esta alicate velha, que estava precisando de um novo cabo. Esta foi a maneira mais simples e rápida que achei Material I used some heat-shrink tubing and a heat sourceFoi usado aqueles tubos termo-c...
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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/
Hot Glue Caulking Tube Saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/W1NU/HXW8BOG9/FU0W1NUHXW8BOG9.SMALL.jpg LoMac This idea came to me when I was putting trim on and refinishing my mom's staircase and was caulking the corners.I only used half a tube and didn't want to waste the rest. Earlier that day I was at the thrift store and found a beefy hot glue gun for a couple bucks. So I thought of using it to seal u...
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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/
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/VLOF/HXUDFW49/FC1VLOFHXUDFW49.SMALL.jpg wholman “It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged.” ― Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftEvery Day Carry (EDC) is a small collection of useful things. It is also a system for framing the world through the lens of acti...
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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/
Cutting Wine Bottle Corks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/YKZV/HXTJR2GV/F1AYKZVHXTJR2GV.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig This is a tutorial on making a simple jig for cutting wine corks in half, along their length.The jig requires only simple scraps to build and is for use with a band saw, but could also be used to hold corks when using a hand, or even a knife, depending on the size of the kerf.Using this jig on a ban...
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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/
Manuel 5 Axis Drill press/ Lathe/Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TUZI/HXRWO8PX/FQWTUZIHXRWO8PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TUZI/HXRWO8PX/FQWTUZIHXRWO8PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/TUZI/HXRWO8PX/FQWTUZIHXRWO8PX.SMALL.jpg Franzplanz123 I want to show you an idea of how i setup a 120 dollar drill press with a horizontal/vertical mounting frame, positioning a 40 dollar cross vise and a 1/4 inch col-let router into a 4th axis precision milling machine for all those wood acrylic aluminum projects. Things your gonna neeed Bench-top dr...
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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/
Making an app prototype / een app prototype maken - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/309A/HXLMTX8F/FQZ309AHXLMTX8F.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Stel, je hebt een idee voor een app op een smartphone of een tablet, hoe ga je die maken? Er zijn verschillende manieren om apps te ontwerpen of te maken. Het is altijd handig een idee eerst te gaan schetsen, zodat je weet waar de knoppen en functies moeten staan. Op de ouderwetse manier gaan we dez...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:57:53 PDT