Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:36:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Low Cost Plastic Blasting Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/CYQ5/I0A55NWO/FRFCYQ5I0A55NWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/CYQ5/I0A55NWO/FRFCYQ5I0A55NWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/CYQ5/I0A55NWO/FRFCYQ5I0A55NWO.SMALL.jpg whatisadrexel My wife lives to craft. If there's a craft that's been mentioned in a blog somewhere, she wants to give it a go. Her latest pursuit is glass etching with abrasives. I've never been a fan of her using chemical etching products because of the significant health risks (read an MSDS on hydrofluoric aci...
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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/
Building A 6'x6' Turntable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/U2BF/I0A51OC2/FLWU2BFI0A51OC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/U2BF/I0A51OC2/FLWU2BFI0A51OC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/U2BF/I0A51OC2/FLWU2BFI0A51OC2.SMALL.jpg mushogenshin I built a big turntable to gather nude photos as anatomy reference for my crazy sculpting project. As 4' x 4' seems a little bit too small for a full spectrum of poses I decided to make it 6' x 6'. Slabs Cut two 4' x 8', 3/4" thick oak plywood boards (about $45 each) to two 3' x 6' boards. Beam...
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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/
Clean up your whipper snipper shaft with Dremel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/YV6T/I0A57WID/F77YV6TI0A57WID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/YV6T/I0A57WID/F77YV6TI0A57WID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/YV6T/I0A57WID/F77YV6TI0A57WID.SMALL.jpg JM1999 So you probably have some sort of metal with an ugly sticker on it somewhere, don't just peel it off, turn it into a feature!I have a whipper snipper shaft I will be working on here so here is my project! Pick your tool! Firstly, we need to choose our tools, I will be using the following:Dremel 4...
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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....
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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/
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SMALL.jpg virginiawifinder I love Harbor Freight. I love Harbor Freight coupons, deals and the free things I get there.Their coupon policies are simple - but just about every time I'm there I see someone have issues. I will guide you through how to get organized, understand the fine print, know the coupon differences and sa...
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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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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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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/
Post type leg vice for safer wood cutting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/HBTC/I06JBFQX/F5FHBTCI06JBFQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/HBTC/I06JBFQX/F5FHBTCI06JBFQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/HBTC/I06JBFQX/F5FHBTCI06JBFQX.SMALL.jpg pursang I've just recently become a wood burner and I've learned early on that every piece of wood I cut, especially with a chain saw, needs to be firmly secured to make the work as safe as possible, and it's best done before you have an accident ! Building a post type leg vise for wood cutting, when my...
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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...
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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/
How To Sharpen Your Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/0PZK/I05F4082/FC80PZKI05F4082.SMALL.jpg jerickson15 I am going to show you how to sharpen your knife. Materials Needed A knifeA sharpening stoneand oil (optional) Step 1 First you take your knife and hold it in your hand with the blade on the stone at a 45° angle. Step 2 Run the blade on each side for 5 or 6 times and switch. Step 3 Depe...
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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...
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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://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FDB/SLH1/I0456PES/FDBSLH1I0456PES.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/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 &...
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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...
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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...
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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/
New life for an old vice. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/1KYV/HZYPCNUU/F6Q1KYVHZYPCNUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/1KYV/HZYPCNUU/F6Q1KYVHZYPCNUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/1KYV/HZYPCNUU/F6Q1KYVHZYPCNUU.SMALL.jpg digitaus I love old tools and quite often they are the right price. With a little tweaking (well sometimes a lot...) an old tool can be brought back to life and be useful for another lifetime. The quality is often superior even if they are a little slower or take up a little more room... One such tool I b...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:51:30 PDT
Magneto Helmet-Xmen 1992 http://www.instructables.com/id/Magneto-Helmet-Xmen-1992/
Magneto Helmet-Xmen 1992 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/V0US/I0462JKC/F0AV0USI0462JKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/V0US/I0462JKC/F0AV0USI0462JKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/V0US/I0462JKC/F0AV0USI0462JKC.SMALL.jpg davelynham Hi there, This is my magneto helmet from the X-men cartoon back in 1992 and I'v been working on it for the past few months. I wanted to make this helmet in a way that I could make duplicates pretty easy so in this tutorial I can show you how I made block molds, silicone jackets along with a fibergl...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:24:09 PDT
Using A Bench Vise To Easily Straighten and Strip Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-A-Bench-Vise-To-Straighten-and-Strip-Wire/
Using A Bench Vise To Easily Straighten and Strip Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F72U/HZV3RGCI/FZIF72UHZV3RGCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F72U/HZV3RGCI/FZIF72UHZV3RGCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/F72U/HZV3RGCI/FZIF72UHZV3RGCI.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Effortlessly straighten a project's wire using your shop vise with no hammer, pliers, drills or muscles needed. Depending on how your workshop bench vise (vice) is mounted- a swivel base is very handy-, using it's exposed beam end as a drawbar will greatly aid you in working out kinks in reasonable...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 14:56:41 PDT
Tool time http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-time/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PN5X/HZUSNC49/FAKPN5XHZUSNC49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PN5X/HZUSNC49/FAKPN5XHZUSNC49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PN5X/HZUSNC49/FAKPN5XHZUSNC49.SMALL.jpg whatcansixdoforyou Handy storage, tools and jigs for the shop The P.A.L.L.E.T. (Pallet And Loose Lumber Enclosure Tower) The Saw Blade Cabinet Wood and Magnet Socket Holder Nut Driver Holder Adjustable Mold Casting Box mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] Spray Paint/Can Rack Plyw...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Improved Easy Build Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Easy-Build-Workbench/
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By: jeffbuffington23

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 11:11:38 PDT
Kite weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/Kite-weaving/
Kite weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8995/HZTO9FHB/FAD8995HZTO9FHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8995/HZTO9FHB/FAD8995HZTO9FHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/8995/HZTO9FHB/FAD8995HZTO9FHB.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Voor dit weefgetouw heb je eerst een aantal onderdelen nodig die hier niet worden besproken*. Deze kun je bijvoorbeeld maken in een Fablab. De benodigdheden bestaan uit: twee houten ronde stokken met 51 gaten, 1 of 2 spoelen*, 1 kam*, 1 schaar, 1 naald en tenminste 1 bolletje wol of katoen.De bestan...
By: FabSchool

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:15:16 PDT
Hoboken MakerBar Instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/Hoboken-MakerBar-Instructables/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F2V/IL30/HZSPHE01/F2VIL30HZSPHE01.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F2V/IL30/HZSPHE01/F2VIL30HZSPHE01.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F2V/IL30/HZSPHE01/F2VIL30HZSPHE01.SMALL.jpg xNerdiusMaximusx These are instructables published by Hoboken MakerBar members from the Dremel Build Night in July 2014 and a few from the Suru Build Night. As we get more written up projects using the workshop tools, I will also add them here. About MakerBar: The Hoboken MakerBar is Hudson County NJ's Makerspace an...
By: xNerdiusMaximusx

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 11:35:23 PDT
Miniature Water Bottle Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Water-Bottle-Lathe/
Miniature Water Bottle Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4LKE/HZS8SQ3F/FRV4LKEHZS8SQ3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4LKE/HZS8SQ3F/FRV4LKEHZS8SQ3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/4LKE/HZS8SQ3F/FRV4LKEHZS8SQ3F.SMALL.jpg Francis3 This miniature lathe really is an easy to make, quick, and inexpensive project, which made it a suitable first instructable for me. Almost everything you will need to make it can be found at home, or bought very cheaply, due to the fact that (when I made it) it was only using things I could find on ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:51:37 PDT
Antler Handle for Trowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Antler-Handle-for-Trowel/
Antler Handle for Trowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo As an archaeologist, I use a trowel a LOT. A few years back, my dad made me a custom trowel with a stag horn handle. I absolutely love that trowel and in the years since, I've made a few others. I get a lot of compliments on these and people often ask me how I made them. The techniques I use here co...
By: FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo

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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Easiest Homemade Rock Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Homemade-Tumbler/
Easiest Homemade Rock Tumbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ADI1/HZNYJS0C/FC7ADI1HZNYJS0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ADI1/HZNYJS0C/FC7ADI1HZNYJS0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/ADI1/HZNYJS0C/FC7ADI1HZNYJS0C.SMALL.jpg kingfish23 This could possibly be the easiest tumbler ever built. It cost me $0. The 5 gallon bucket, printer (from which I got the roller bars), and the 3 liter bottle came from the trash. The drill was a gift. I'll bet you could do this in about 5 minutes or possibly less. It took me about 10 minutes - but I...
By: kingfish23

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 18:17:42 PDT
Vibration-free Grinder Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibration-free-Grinder-Stand/
Vibration-free Grinder Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6VEN/HZOHAAQA/F3D6VENHZOHAAQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6VEN/HZOHAAQA/F3D6VENHZOHAAQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6VEN/HZOHAAQA/F3D6VENHZOHAAQA.SMALL.jpg earz_cd My bench grinder is mounted on this three footed stand. While it does a great job holding the grinder, it's not much for holding still when the grinder is spinning. It will walk across the floor and vibrate and rattle unless you put considerable pressure with your foot on the bottom of the stand. Th...
By: earz_cd

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:52:02 PDT
Wood Carving Station from old sewing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Carving-Station-from-old-sewing-table/
Wood Carving Station from old sewing table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/4FXY/HZMJ4WQD/FBO4FXYHZMJ4WQD.SMALL.jpg seamster I recently took up power wood carving, and realized very quickly that I needed an all-in-one station to make things easier. This is what I came up with: a power carving station built from an old sewing table. If you have a similar need, hopefully I've shared enough detail covering my project that yo...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Cheap thrift-store powertools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-thrift-store-powertools/
Cheap thrift-store powertools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters Power tools can be expensive... The thrift store can be cheap... With a bit of DIY magic and effort we can get the best of both worlds.First thing you will need to do is make a Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch. This instructable uses that battery for power. If you want to review this to get ...
By: RehabIsForQuitters

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:32:42 PDT
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Base-made-with-a-sardines-can/
Soldering Iron Base (made with a sardines can) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/6AH5/HZMJ0XIF/FAH6AH5HZMJ0XIF.SMALL.jpg M.C. Langer (If you like this project, your votes are very appreciated. Thanks!)Hello everybody! I'm back into the action! After all the excitement of working in a bulletproof vests factory, and then moving to Azerbaijan and getting married to my beautiful girlfriend Parvin, now I'm living in Baku and trying to...
By: M.C. Langer

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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:59:37 PDT
Dremel Build Night (July 2014) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Build-Night-July-2014/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9LPQ/HZL3RTUA/FVB9LPQHZL3RTUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9LPQ/HZL3RTUA/FVB9LPQHZL3RTUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/9LPQ/HZL3RTUA/FVB9LPQHZL3RTUA.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Projects collected from the July 2014 Dremel Build Night. Pantograph with Dremel Make a Hole with Dremel! Use A Dremel (tool) To Modify A Dremel (case) Dremel tool post grinder Build a License Plate Birdhouse Giant K-Cup Pez dispenser Ornament: Repurposed Light Bulb 1...
By: Carleyy

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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:44:39 PDT
Power Supply for Etching with Salt Water http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Supply-for-Etching-with-Salt-Water/
Power Supply for Etching with Salt Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A6ES/HZL3MC4M/FPGA6ESHZL3MC4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A6ES/HZL3MC4M/FPGA6ESHZL3MC4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/A6ES/HZL3MC4M/FPGA6ESHZL3MC4M.SMALL.jpg WazIt Make a "cheap" power supply for etching metals with salt water. The Gathering Gather up the materials you need. My son who tattoos, had an extra power supply he gave me. I bought two 1/4 inch phone connectors, two small alligator clips, and had a piece of two strand wire I salvaged. Close The...
By: WazIt

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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:47:16 PDT
League of Legends - Riven Sword Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/League-of-Legends-Riven-Sword-Prop/
League of Legends - Riven Sword Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/Q33S/HZJOT91J/FQKQ33SHZJOT91J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/Q33S/HZJOT91J/FQKQ33SHZJOT91J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/Q33S/HZJOT91J/FQKQ33SHZJOT91J.SMALL.jpg nickneubrand Over the summer I wanted a project to work on. I decided to make a roughly scale version of Riven's sword from the game League of Legends.To make this I used a laser cutter for most of it. This has slight modifications from the actual art that exists. I took the design from the "Redeemed Riven" skin...
By: nickneubrand

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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:45:58 PDT
Using the Singer Futura (CNC sewing machine at Pier 9) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Singer-Futura-CNC-sewing-machine-at-Pier/
Using the Singer Futura (CNC sewing machine at Pier 9) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/BY2O/HZJODTMS/FNABY2OHZJODTMS.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger Pier 9 has some awesomely powerful CNC tools, and the Singer Futura is, well, a CNC tool of less awesome power. This intractable will go through some of the things I have learned using this tool but is by no means an exhaustive guide to perfect embroidery machine use. For now, I'll go over what I kn...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:08:51 PDT
Economy Shopmade Precision Panel Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Economy-Shopmade-Precision-Panel-Clamp/
Economy Shopmade Precision Panel Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/AZ9P/HZJOJ0TZ/FJ0AZ9PHZJOJ0TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/AZ9P/HZJOJ0TZ/FJ0AZ9PHZJOJ0TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/AZ9P/HZJOJ0TZ/FJ0AZ9PHZJOJ0TZ.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank A double-leg clamp is the tool of choice for doing panel glue ups as it equalizes the force over both workpiece surfaces and therefore resists cupping. This one is very light in weight, compared to its cast iron and black pipe rivals, yet is no less useful and is largely made with wood scraps. You m...
By: BeachsideHank

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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:17:44 PDT
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Sanding-Bands/
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SMALL.jpg ElectricLegend If you're like me, & you love your dremel... And you probably love how easy it is to do detailed sanding when needed.... If you're like me, & you love your dremel, but hate to have to run out to the hardware store in the middle of a project to restock on Dremel Sanding Bands..... Then read on, as I'...
By: ElectricLegend

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:39:55 PDT
Bench-Top Drill Press to Portable Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Top-Drill-Press-to-Portable-Drill-Press/
Bench-Top Drill Press to Portable Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SMALL.jpg jae-s This is my first Instructable, so please bear with me. Constructive criticism is welcomed!Sometimes I need to drill a perfectly straight hole in surfaces too large for my little bench-top drill press. So I went about modifying my cheap (~$70-ish) drill press from a "bench tool" to a "hand tool." The...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:58:05 PDT
recycling an old soldering iron into a heated knife http://www.instructables.com/id/recycling-an-old-soldering-iron-into-a-heated-knif/
recycling an old soldering iron into a heated knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QSU6/HZI91JJ9/FKIQSU6HZI91JJ9.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer Have you ever needed a tool, that you don't have? This happened to me, but instead of stumping me, it inspired me into making my own version of this tool. I had an old soldering iron that was no longer capable of melting solder, so I put two and two together and got this. I made a heated knife for c...
By: pucksurfer

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:25:04 PDT
Led Spot Worklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Spot-Worklight/
Led Spot Worklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/56U1/HZI8PR2J/FI156U1HZI8PR2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/56U1/HZI8PR2J/FI156U1HZI8PR2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/56U1/HZI8PR2J/FI156U1HZI8PR2J.SMALL.jpg mastelios This is a spot light I made from an old led spotlight (220v gu10).I have attached it to my work bench and always have it handy to "shed some light on something".. Most electrical parts. Well basically I recycled the gu10 spot light with materials I had laying around.This light stop working becaus...
By: mastelios

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:42:54 PDT
DIY desoldering pump container http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-desoldering-pump-container/
DIY desoldering pump container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EQV1/HZGTHBBP/FOCEQV1HZGTHBBP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EQV1/HZGTHBBP/FOCEQV1HZGTHBBP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/EQV1/HZGTHBBP/FOCEQV1HZGTHBBP.SMALL.jpg mspencer8 This is a simple DIY project for soldering/desoldering. Gather the tools and materials needed gather, not buy!materials needed:-medicine bottle (like on the pic above.)-two pennies, one should a little bigger than the other.-a piece of paper (c)tools-dremel or rotary tool (mine's homemade.)(a)-gl...
By: mspencer8

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:14:32 PDT