Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:01:58 PST BLOX v1.01 Super slick spark plug boot puller http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-slick-spark-plug-boot-puller/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 05:40:51 PST
build a planner/jointer bench mount http://www.instructables.com/id/build-a-plannerjointer-bench-mount/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:52:30 PST
SABER SAW TO SCROLL SAW http://www.instructables.com/id/SABER-SAW-TO-JIGSAW/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:32:51 PST
Restore an Old Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Old-Vise/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:10:40 PST
Box Threading Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Threading-Jig/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:12:34 PST
Shaft Lock Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaft-Lock-Repair/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:21:46 PST
Thread safe clamping http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-safe-clamping/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:39:09 PST
Jobsite Hotbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Jobsite-Hotbox/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:18:46 PST
6th Grade Sugru Tool Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/6th-Grade-Sugru-Tool-Challenge/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:08:52 PST
Sugru 8th grade Tool Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-8th-grade-Tool-Challenge/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:08:37 PST
5th grade sugru tool challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/5th-grade-sugru-tool-challenge/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:08:10 PST
MP3 Ear Defenders with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/MP3-Ear-Defenders-with-Sugru/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:00:31 PST
Best DIY Dremel Sander Ever http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Dremel-Sander-Ever/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:51:48 PST
Quickly Mix Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Mix-Paint/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:13:00 PST
Pour chemicals without spilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pour-chemicals-without-spilling/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:12:04 PST
Drill down the center of bar stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-down-the-center-of-bar-stock/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:11:42 PST
Quickly Divide Sheet Goods http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Divide-Sheet-Goods/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:10:49 PST
DIY $15 Carbide Lathe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-15-Carbide-Lathe-Tool/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:11:20 PST
Laminate Flooring Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Laminate-Flooring-Workbench/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:51:47 PST
Shop cheats: Broken tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Broken-tape-measure/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:08:08 PST
Homemade Bench Oak Carvers Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bench-Oak-Carvers-Vice/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 23:54:32 PST
Mjölnir's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnirs-Cradle/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:45:23 PST
Rubber-band Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-band-Guns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/R2QS/I2HGXW2K/F9FR2QSI2HGXW2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/R2QS/I2HGXW2K/F9FR2QSI2HGXW2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/R2QS/I2HGXW2K/F9FR2QSI2HGXW2K.SMALL.jpg NaVoronda Elasto-O-Matic RBG-5 - Binder Launcher Rubberband Guns Wooden Rubber Band Gun Rubber band gun semi auto rubber band gun M9 Rubber Band Gun Wooden Rubber Band Gun : Jackal How to make a rubber band rifle null null null
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:05:16 PST
Simple DIY Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DIY-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:13:19 PST
Propane tank to air storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-tank-to-air-storage/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:43:34 PST
Shop cheats: Clean various holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Clean-various-holes/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:14:47 PST
Shop cheats: Band-saw angles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Band-saw-angles/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:39:43 PST
Two Magnetic Grabbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Magnetic-Grabbers/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:25:55 PST
Extension hand and wooden clamp from a hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Extension-hand-and-wooden-clamp-from-a-hanger/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:27:57 PST
Shop cheats: Quick threaded arbors http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Quick-threaded-arbors/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:44:25 PST
Shop cheats: Magic socket trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Magic-socket-trick/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:16:15 PST
Super Long Barrel K'nex Rubber Band Gun (S.L.B.K.R.B.G) :D (first instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Long-Barrel-Knex-Rubber-Band-Gun-SLBKRBG-D-f/
Super Long Barrel K'nex Rubber Band Gun (S.L.B.K.R.B.G) :D (first instructable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q9X4/I2F20CJ6/FEAQ9X4I2F20CJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q9X4/I2F20CJ6/FEAQ9X4I2F20CJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q9X4/I2F20CJ6/FEAQ9X4I2F20CJ6.SMALL.jpg xeno_tron ---85% CREDIT TO Ryan Farrington (2004)--I took this guy's idea and enhanced it because I thought it would be awesome, and it is! I put that thing around the trigger (pic 2) and added the long barrel.Also I adjusted some other things Preparation The main thing— I'm trying to be as detailed as pos...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:12:20 PST
Wooden Leather Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Leather-Burnisher/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 03:18:08 PST
Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-2013-2014-2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/I6AG/I2CV1XNB/FIGI6AGI2CV1XNB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/I6AG/I2CV1XNB/FIGI6AGI2CV1XNB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/I6AG/I2CV1XNB/FIGI6AGI2CV1XNB.SMALL.jpg espdp2 Lots of stuff that I want to make. Cheap Storage Shelves ZIPPER STAIRS - a new type of stairway using Nylon-Cement These could be useful to make on any number of slopes. Vibram Huarache Running / Hiking Sandals Things to make. Double Helix Keychain Something to make with paracord. 18...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 02:54:35 PST
Easy wooden mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-wooden-mallet/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:46:26 PST
DIY CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CNC-3-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/DEWG/I28OCVFU/FATDEWGI28OCVFU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/DEWG/I28OCVFU/FATDEWGI28OCVFU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/DEWG/I28OCVFU/FATDEWGI28OCVFU.SMALL.jpg chaize002 Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine Easy to build CNC Mill Stepper Motor and Driver circuits Parallel Port 3 Axis CNC Driver, Opto-Isolated, Unipolar Steppers How to Make a Three Axis CNC Machine (Cheaply and Easily) 3 Axis Arduino Based CNC Controller CHEAP ARDU...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 01:18:36 PST
Sharpening Disposable Planer Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Disposable-Planer-Knives/
Sharpening Disposable Planer Knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/R4X2/I27GUGKN/FFCR4X2I27GUGKN.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I have been using this trick for years and it will normally extend the life of the planer knives three fold. Nothing fancy here, not much that can go wrong.Tools Needed:-Sharpening stones. I use a diamond set that has served me well.Cautions:-Please unplug the tool.-Even old blades can be sharp en...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:38:51 PST
How to make a laser-guided, wooden phone stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-laser-guided-wooden-phone-stand/
How to make a laser-guided, wooden phone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYKI/I26ONEVJ/FSBKYKII26ONEVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYKI/I26ONEVJ/FSBKYKII26ONEVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/KYKI/I26ONEVJ/FSBKYKII26ONEVJ.SMALL.jpg harrisonismyname I used a computer guided Co2 laser at my school to cut the pieces out. I first drew up each part in inventor then converted the ipt. files to dxf. for the laser software. My design is based on the idea that one will always have some sort of card in their wallet and therefore anyone carry this little...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 18:19:18 PST
DIY Drafting Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drafting-Table/
DIY Drafting Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/YWM7/I236V3ZN/FPGYWM7I236V3ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/YWM7/I236V3ZN/FPGYWM7I236V3ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/YWM7/I236V3ZN/FPGYWM7I236V3ZN.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs Whisker's long been interested in having a drafting table. So I found a thin slab of granite someone was selling for cheap on Craiglist. It had been sitting for a few months and we finally got some time to work on a drafting table with the slab of granite for the top!Materials:36" x 36" x 0.75" sl...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 16:09:24 PST
Quick and cheap painter's points http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-cheap-painters-points/
Quick and cheap painter's points - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/ZDSM/I21RI5JZ/F6KZDSMI21RI5JZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/ZDSM/I21RI5JZ/F6KZDSMI21RI5JZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/ZDSM/I21RI5JZ/F6KZDSMI21RI5JZ.SMALL.jpg glassgiant Painter's points, aka painter's pyramids, are small, pointy tools with a wide base designed to elevate a freshly-painted project off the work surface. This allows you to paint both sides without waiting for it to dry after the first side. The idea is that the painter's points contact the piece at ...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 18:28:01 PST
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Saw-Cutt/
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SMALL.jpg minisawdiy Homemade mini wood in your home very easy Materials: Materials:Aluminium alloy, Jig Saw Machine,Cordless Drill ..... ​Build to Complete Build to CompleteYou can do it follow me step by step very easy:
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 06:04:44 PST
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Sugru-Screwdriver/
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SMALL.jpg atxhackerspace Making Do .. an Emergency ScrewdriverSometimes, like Dr. Who, you're stuck and all you need in the world is a screwdriver. Now, I might not be able to help you make a sonic screwdriver, but... with Sugru, and a spare bit, you can make a pretty good compact screwdriver!A wonderful property of angula...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:24:38 PST
How To Make A Rigged Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Rigged-Pen/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 05:56:01 PST
12 Volt Battery Adaptor for Power Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Volt-Battery-Adaptor-for-Power-Tools/
12 Volt Battery Adaptor for Power Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/OW5F/I1XERPKO/FPJOW5FI1XERPKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/OW5F/I1XERPKO/FPJOW5FI1XERPKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/OW5F/I1XERPKO/FPJOW5FI1XERPKO.SMALL.jpg EmmettO I have to admit to being inspired to do this from this Instructable. I had already made a mains adapter for my battery powered tools and figured that this would be simple enough that even though I'm not sure when I'm going to need this, I may as well make it.I figured that even though a car battery ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 18:57:17 PDT
How To Make A Paper Hand Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Paper-Hand-Cannon/
How To Make A Paper Hand Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PEQ7/I20HDOWI/FJOPEQ7I20HDOWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PEQ7/I20HDOWI/FJOPEQ7I20HDOWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PEQ7/I20HDOWI/FJOPEQ7I20HDOWI.SMALL.jpg thetank31 Materials All you need is scissors,3 pieces of paper and a roll of masking tape Barrel Take two pieces of paper, roll them up like a scroll and stack them up. Put the top one 1 inch behind. Now tape them together. Guard Cut the last piece of paper in half. Rap one of the sides around the b...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 16:25:27 PDT
Etch Your Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Your-Knife/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:33:02 PDT
Iron man suit http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-man-suit/
Iron man suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/OTY3/I20MGTM9/F01OTY3I20MGTM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/OTY3/I20MGTM9/F01OTY3I20MGTM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/OTY3/I20MGTM9/F01OTY3I20MGTM9.SMALL.jpg hadams7 This is a hard project and took me over a year to do this so don't expect to finish this in a month unless you have nothing at all going on and have no job or school or anything that has you taking time haha.. Building the suit out of EVA Foam from either walmart or another source online So in th...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:19:26 PDT
Ultimaker2 Feeder Support http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimaker2-Feeder-Support/
Ultimaker2 Feeder Support - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/A8HS/I1VZ5ZB0/F49A8HSI1VZ5ZB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/A8HS/I1VZ5ZB0/F49A8HSI1VZ5ZB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/A8HS/I1VZ5ZB0/F49A8HSI1VZ5ZB0.SMALL.jpg tfelding This Instructable is for getting a 3rd supporting hand when you need to fix or clean the feeder on the Ultimaker2 3D printer. I've experienced difficulty keeping the motor in place when reassembling the feeder mechanism on the Ultimaker2. Typically I need one hand to screw, one hand to hold the thin...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:17:02 PDT
Paracord Cable Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Cable-Ties/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:01:35 PDT
60-Second Soft Jaws for Clamping Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/60-Second-Soft-Jaws-for-Clamping-Pipe/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:36:56 PDT