Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:26:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Restore a vintage power drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Vintage-Power-Drill/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:52:36 PDT
Upcycling Worn Out Phillips Head Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycling-Worn-Out-Phillips-Head-Screwdrivers/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:48:00 PDT
DIY Air hose reel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Hose-Reel/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:18:54 PDT
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
Low Humidity Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Humidity-Toolbox/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:35:24 PDT
Web Controlled SMD Electronics Reflow Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-SMD-Electronics-Reflow-Oven/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:38:48 PDT
DIY Solder Fume Extractor Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solder-Fume-Extractor-Box/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:11:38 PDT
Ball Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Sander/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:55:55 PDT
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
Mini Plasma Pen & Micro Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Plasma-Pen-Micro-Torch/
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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:18:59 PDT
Swing Out Drill Press Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-Out-Drill-Press-Holder/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:58:16 PDT
How to make a CNC Router from a Radial Arm Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-CNC-Router-From-a-Radial-Arm-Saw/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:47:21 PDT
Small Horizontal Panel Saw (design idea) http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Horizontal-Panel-Saw-design-Idea/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:36:48 PDT
Diy Portable mini mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Mini-Mixer/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:58:22 PDT
Como Desinfectar Lentes De Seguridad http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Desinfectar-Lentes-De-Seguridad/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:36:24 PDT
Animal Multitool (Prototype) http://www.instructables.com/id/Animal-Multitool-Prototype/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:08:21 PDT
Solid Back Shovel Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Solid-Back-Shovel-Restoration/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:27:47 PDT
Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:40:43 PDT
STRETCH WRAP FILM ROLL HOLDER http://www.instructables.com/id/STRETCH-WRAP-FILM-ROLL-HOLDER/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:18:55 PDT
KEY ORGANIZER http://www.instructables.com/id/KEY-ORGANIZER-1/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:05:02 PDT
Simple DIY Dual Pulse Spot Welder with Arduino Controller and Screen (microwave transformer based) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Dual-Pulse-Spot-Welder-With-Arduino-Con/
Simple DIY Dual Pulse Spot Welder with Arduino Controller and Screen (microwave transformer based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/G773/IRXTGZTF/FQLG773IRXTGZTF.SMALL.jpg psyberjock So you want to build your own spot welder? I did too! I found lots of good how-tos out there, but most of them require hard to find parts, custom PCBs, or some other such barriers to entry. So I decided to take the principles that I learned from reading all those how-tos and make my own version of t...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:32:23 PDT
Huge DIY clear work-box! (to avoid dust) http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-DIY-Clear-Work-box-to-Avoid-Dust/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:04:59 PDT
Helping Hand Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hand-Soldering/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:18:33 PDT
Woodshop NEEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodshop-NEEDS/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/O2MI/IRXTDOAC/FSGO2MIIRXTDOAC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/O2MI/IRXTDOAC/FSGO2MIIRXTDOAC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/O2MI/IRXTDOAC/FSGO2MIIRXTDOAC.SMALL.jpg justmoose This collection is about creating a workspace with fine tuned homemade tools just as good or even better than the expensive store bought options! Chisel Cabinet Scrap Wood Dog Stairs Super Simple Basement Storage Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage Table Saw Cross Cut...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 14:34:12 PDT
Cheap Bright Head-Mounted Magnifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bright-Head-Mounted-Magnifier/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:38:31 PDT
Homemade Electric Screw Driver | DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electric-Screw-Driver-DIY/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 00:48:44 PDT
Quick release vice modification on micro cut-off saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Release-Vice-Modification-on-Micro-Cut-off-S/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:48:25 PDT
Hand Drill Using Battery Terminal http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Drill-Using-Battery-Terminal/
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:01:12 PDT
Extreme Fume Extractor or Fume Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Fume-Extractor-or-Fume-Hood/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:56:46 PDT
Battery Powered Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Powered-Soldering/
Battery Powered Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XAKQ/IRXT2FHG/F4PXAKQIRXT2FHG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XAKQ/IRXT2FHG/F4PXAKQIRXT2FHG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/XAKQ/IRXT2FHG/F4PXAKQIRXT2FHG.SMALL.jpg abedmoghari Hi, in this video i will show you how to make Battery Powered Soldering tool .
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:37:34 PDT
An Edge Guide With a Rear Plunge Circular Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Edge-Guide-With-a-Rear-Plunge-Circular-Saw/
An Edge Guide With a Rear Plunge Circular Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DX0U/IRXSZ122/FIXDX0UIRXSZ122.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DX0U/IRXSZ122/FIXDX0UIRXSZ122.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/DX0U/IRXSZ122/FIXDX0UIRXSZ122.SMALL.jpg James NairnM This will break down sheet material with out the use of a table saw, text super imposed on the video for easy instructions. Require more power use a corded circular saw
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:41:31 PDT
The Cornhole Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cornhole-Boards/
The Cornhole Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/736R/IRXSZ6CU/FAW736RIRXSZ6CU.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Cornhole: An American lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn (or bean bags) at a raised platform with a hole in the far end.I grew up in Iowa and I can tell you ... that was NOT what cornhole meant, but I digress .... this is a family show.Friends of mine have occasional gatheri...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:10:05 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
How to Make a Mini Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SMALL.jpg Joshbuilds This tutorial is on how to build a mini electric pump (for pumping water). The pump can be useful for small applications or just as a fun craft. One of the best things about this build is that almost everyone should have access to the materials needed as none of them are special parts. Before we sta...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Jig Saw Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Jig-Saw-Table/
Jig Saw Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/MLXO/IRWLI2PL/F5WMLXOIRWLI2PL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/MLXO/IRWLI2PL/F5WMLXOIRWLI2PL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/MLXO/IRWLI2PL/F5WMLXOIRWLI2PL.SMALL.jpg seumas2. Easy to construct with moderate woodworking experience. Still photographs included in the latter oart of the video
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:23:30 PDT
I Updated the Rockwell Mini Table Saw With Simple Safety, Use It or Lose It http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Updated-the-Rockwell-Mini-Table-Saw-With-Simple-/
I Updated the Rockwell Mini Table Saw With Simple Safety, Use It or Lose It - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0AAQ/IRWLI57N/FDQ0AAQIRWLI57N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0AAQ/IRWLI57N/FDQ0AAQIRWLI57N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0AAQ/IRWLI57N/FDQ0AAQIRWLI57N.SMALL.jpg James NairnM All of the safety devises are there to use, remember it is not IF but WHEN
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:19:19 PDT
Circular Saw Converted to a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Saw-Converted-to-a-Table-Saw/
Circular Saw Converted to a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/XL9E/IRWYD2Y7/FVDXL9EIRWYD2Y7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/XL9E/IRWYD2Y7/FVDXL9EIRWYD2Y7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/XL9E/IRWYD2Y7/FVDXL9EIRWYD2Y7.SMALL.jpg James NairnM this conversion breaks all the rules of the 100 year old t-fence systems, pure dead brilliant
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 06:28:06 PDT
How to Differentiate Rail Bolt and Screw Spike http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Differentiate-Rail-Bolt-and-Screw-Spike/
How to Differentiate Rail Bolt and Screw Spike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/XXJ7/IRX4RJKQ/F7MXXJ7IRX4RJKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/XXJ7/IRX4RJKQ/F7MXXJ7IRX4RJKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/XXJ7/IRX4RJKQ/F7MXXJ7IRX4RJKQ.SMALL.jpg agicorailfasteners Rail bolt and screw spike are important fasteners of railway lines, which play an important role in railway system. It can be said, if there are no rail bolts and screw spikes, security of railway system will no guarantee. When mentioned screws and bolts, we may think of a round head at once, with a...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 01:49:36 PDT
Mini Table Saw From a Rockwell 4 1/2in Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Table-Saw-From-a-Rockwell-4-12in-Saw/
Mini Table Saw From a Rockwell 4 1/2in Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/IOYN/IRWF263T/FNQIOYNIRWF263T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/IOYN/IRWF263T/FNQIOYNIRWF263T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/IOYN/IRWF263T/FNQIOYNIRWF263T.SMALL.jpg seumas2. This mini table saw is Pure Dead Simple to construct from the video by any woodworker with moderate experience
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 14:53:49 PDT
Pipe Clamps 4foot Under 12$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Clamps-4foot-Under-12/
Pipe Clamps 4foot Under 12$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/09FN/IRUZMS4X/FS609FNIRUZMS4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/09FN/IRUZMS4X/FS609FNIRUZMS4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/09FN/IRUZMS4X/FS609FNIRUZMS4X.SMALL.jpg nello1 I made these four foot pipe clamp for about 12$ Canadian. The end product works well with good clamping force. Supplies and tools Supplies:x2 4 foot long 1/2 inch metal pipeA few feet of 2x4x2 five inch eye bolt and matching nutsx2 1 1/2 inch eye bolts and matching nutsGlue (wood and Krazy)x2 3/...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 14:43:49 PDT
Table Saw Jig, Under 50$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Jig-Under-50/
Table Saw Jig, Under 50$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SMALL.jpg nello1 This is my table saw jig, for a circular saw. It has a lowering blade, and rip-fence, and can cut on angles up to 45 degrees. Also the circular saw is easily removed to be used as originally intended. It cost me about 50$ Canadian (not including the circular saw), so for its size and flexibility it ...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 12:28:49 PDT
Shop Setup, Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Shop-Setup-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QFXF/IRTQJR5D/FMHQFXFIRTQJR5D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QFXF/IRTQJR5D/FMHQFXFIRTQJR5D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/QFXF/IRTQJR5D/FMHQFXFIRTQJR5D.SMALL.jpg pacrawshaw Describe your collection here... Need to ship something safely? How to build a custom crate...for less than $100. Vacuum Former 2 Metalworking 101 Economy Hydraulic Shop Press Using A Bench Vise To Easily Straighten and Strip Wire Economy Shopmade Precision Panel Clamp Penc...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 15:50:15 PDT
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Stand-From-Scrap-Lumber/
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SMALL.jpg Honus I have a portable bandsaw that I absolutely love- it's one of my favorite and most useful tools. Cutting small pieces of metal with any degree of precision can be difficult however. What I needed was a stand to turn it into a benchtop saw.This is a super simple low cost stand that is very easy to ma...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:30:54 PDT
hand drill from wood dowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Drill-From-Wood-Dowel/
hand drill from wood dowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/EYJ5/IRXTAW2Q/F3AEYJ5IRXTAW2Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/EYJ5/IRXTAW2Q/F3AEYJ5IRXTAW2Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/EYJ5/IRXTAW2Q/F3AEYJ5IRXTAW2Q.SMALL.jpg matt392 Parts:1. Wood dowel (I used 5/8 inch, but can use 1/2 or 3/4 if you like)2. Drill bit (I used a hex bit, but you can use a round bit)3. Rubber bands4. Gorilla Tape (or duct tape)5. Cable ties (not shown)6. Cable tie cutter (not shown) Tape Drill Bit Tape drill bit to dowel Make sure it...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:22:20 PDT
CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-8/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/Q7Y8/IRRLFKAR/FXKQ7Y8IRRLFKAR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/Q7Y8/IRRLFKAR/FXKQ7Y8IRRLFKAR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/Q7Y8/IRRLFKAR/FXKQ7Y8IRRLFKAR.SMALL.jpg doozley Arduino CNC Building a CNC router Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL) Building a drawer slide CNC machine for under $200! CNC Router Enclosure Build Your Own CNC Machine.
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 06:00:27 PDT
LEATHERMAN SKELETOOL KEY MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/LEATHERMAN-SKELETOOL-KEY-MOD/
LEATHERMAN SKELETOOL KEY MOD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/UFYJ/IRR8JUH0/FH2UFYJIRR8JUH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/UFYJ/IRR8JUH0/FH2UFYJIRR8JUH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/UFYJ/IRR8JUH0/FH2UFYJIRR8JUH0.SMALL.jpg Derek DC Conway I will show you how I replaced the knife with a key in my Leatherman Skeletool step by step. This was surprisingly easy!I also welcome you to watch the youtube video of the build, just click the thumbnail above! SELECT THE LEATHERMAN AND KEY I chose the Skeletool because of the simplicity of the ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:27:56 PDT
The Ultimate Collection of DIY Workshop Tools! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Collection-of-DIY-Workshop-Tools/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U8DJ/IRPPPFCT/FPYU8DJIRPPPFCT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U8DJ/IRPPPFCT/FPYU8DJIRPPPFCT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U8DJ/IRPPPFCT/FPYU8DJIRPPPFCT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Welcome to "The Ultimate Collection of DIY Workshop Tools"!Setting up a big workshop can be extremely expensive. For this exact reason I've made this collection! While other people waste all of their money on tools, You can save THOUSANDS of dollars by building your own. From mallets and anvils, to ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:48:26 PDT
X-Carve Extensions for Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/X-Carve-Extensions-for-Safety/
X-Carve Extensions for Safety - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/7LQE/IRPPOEZV/F2G7LQEIRPPOEZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/7LQE/IRPPOEZV/F2G7LQEIRPPOEZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/7LQE/IRPPOEZV/F2G7LQEIRPPOEZV.SMALL.jpg mstrperson Since the X-Carve lives in my classroom, it is important that I have lots of safety features surrounding it so that students can use it. In this project I have added some automation to the dust collection system and emergency stop both manual and automated.The dust collection system turns on automa...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:40:42 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
DeWALT LiPo balanced upgrade. Revitalize a perfect tool! http://www.instructables.com/id/DeWALT-LiPo-Kickass-Upgrade-Revitalize-a-Perfect-T/
DeWALT LiPo balanced upgrade. Revitalize a perfect tool! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/WHQ0/IRO1D78N/FQLWHQ0IRO1D78N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/WHQ0/IRO1D78N/FQLWHQ0IRO1D78N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/WHQ0/IRO1D78N/FQLWHQ0IRO1D78N.SMALL.jpg Izngood My carpenter friend Max has given me a few hand tools with dead batteries. He thought I might get something out of them.For years I have upgraded tools with worn out batteries with 18650 cells from old laptops, each one with a balancer cable, and a XT-60 plug sticking out. Hey, it was a quick fix, a...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 16:04:41 PDT
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Swivel-Base-Vise-Mount/
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In my last Instructable, I showed How to Make a Wooden 6" Vise. The vise has turned out way better than I thought, so I decided that I want to mount it, which caused some problems: I didn't want to use clamps, but wanted to mount it firmly onto my workbench, and also wanted to use it as a Drill-Pres...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 06:17:10 PDT