Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:09:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Dremel Sanding Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Sanding-Bands/
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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...
By: jae-s

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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...
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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...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:14:32 PDT
Motorize Panavise Jaws in 10 Minutes for as little as $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorize-Panavise-Jaws-in-10-Minutes-for-as-little/
Motorize Panavise Jaws in 10 Minutes for as little as $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SMALL.jpg e024576 Panavise is a popular tool with hobbyists, particularly for electronics. However, it can take many knobs turns and a lot of time to open and close the jaws.This Instructable shows how to quickly open/close the jaws with a power drill or power screwdriver (which you probably already have) via a coup...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:57:29 PDT
Wooden Tesla Valve with a Dremel! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Tesla-Valve-with-a-Dremel/
Wooden Tesla Valve with a Dremel! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/R4S5/HZGTF2AE/FS7R4S5HZGTF2AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/R4S5/HZGTF2AE/FS7R4S5HZGTF2AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/R4S5/HZGTF2AE/FS7R4S5HZGTF2AE.SMALL.jpg benjaminwould The Tesla Valve, or valvular conduit, as Tesla's 1920 patent explains, allows fluid to travel in only one direction, without the mechanical complexity of moving parts.During our recent build night at ADX, one of our members built one from wood with the help of Dremel tools. Tesla's Valvular Condui...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:34:26 PDT
Card Rabbet Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Rabbet-Tool/
Card Rabbet Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Make Card Prototypes Fast - With The 3D-Printable "Card Rabbet Tool". WHY PROTOTYPE IN CARD & WHY THIS TOOL HELPS: If you work in Product or Industrial Design, you'll have almost certainly made a load of mock-up or proof-of-concept models from Cardboard, Plastic, Foam of other cheap materials, befo...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:04:41 PDT
Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Fume-Extractor-2/
Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SMALL.jpg MarcussLilProjects This is a homemade ventilation system for home use. It's made from an IKEA lamp where the lampshade works as nozzle and is placed above the soldering, using the smoke's upward direction of travel to make the uptake of smoke more effective.The fume extractor sucks away hazardous smoke created when so...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:44:01 PDT
Peach Jar Rock Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Peach-Jar-Rock-Tumbler/
Peach Jar Rock Tumbler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2YEW/HZFDV6IO/F2J2YEWHZFDV6IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2YEW/HZFDV6IO/F2J2YEWHZFDV6IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2YEW/HZFDV6IO/F2J2YEWHZFDV6IO.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I saw this well built tumbler on instructables: DIY rock tumblerAnd I decided, while nice it could be pared down to little more than a drill and a jar full of sand.It is decidedly inelegant, but for free-ninety-nine it does the trick! This is a dirt cheap method for lapidary rock polishing. You can ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:52:51 PDT
How To Disassemble A Keyless Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Disassemble-A-Keyless-Drill-Chuck/
How To Disassemble A Keyless Drill Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/GPL5/HZFDU62E/FJBGPL5HZFDU62E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/GPL5/HZFDU62E/FJBGPL5HZFDU62E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/GPL5/HZFDU62E/FJBGPL5HZFDU62E.SMALL.jpg earz_cd I've had this cordless drill for going on 10 years now. It has been a great drill, but recently has been plagued with a sticky chuck, making it hard to open and close the chuck. A few months ago I purchased a newer lithium powered version of this same drill so I figured it would be worth some explor...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:15:45 PDT
Ryobi Battery Power Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Ryobi-Battery-Power-Source/
Ryobi Battery Power Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/TP8I/HZFDUY38/FUOTP8IHZFDUY38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/TP8I/HZFDUY38/FUOTP8IHZFDUY38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/TP8I/HZFDUY38/FUOTP8IHZFDUY38.SMALL.jpg tsalpha This is a project I worked on for a friend. He wanted to use several batteries he already had, as a rechargeable power source for his E-Bike upgrade. The bike upgrade kit was available with a proprietary rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, but since he had quite a few rechargeable batteries already,...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:32:43 PDT
3D Weaving http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Weaving/
3D Weaving - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/4UTX/HZFDT5DG/F0L4UTXHZFDT5DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/4UTX/HZFDT5DG/F0L4UTXHZFDT5DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/4UTX/HZFDT5DG/F0L4UTXHZFDT5DG.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Maak je eigen kabel-monster t-shirt en ontdek andere vormen van weven en materiaalgebruik! Benodigdheden: t-shirt, potlood, schaar, 1 m rood en/of witte dunne kabel (± 2 mm), 1 m dikke (internet)kabel (± 10 mm), bolletje witte garen, bolletje rode garen en andere weefmaterialen.Make you own cables-m...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:46:42 PDT
My Machine weefmachine - spool knitting http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Machine-weefmachine-spool-knitting/
My Machine weefmachine - spool knitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/86KZ/HZCJ7ANQ/FLN86KZHZCJ7ANQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/86KZ/HZCJ7ANQ/FLN86KZHZCJ7ANQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/86KZ/HZCJ7ANQ/FLN86KZHZCJ7ANQ.SMALL.jpg FabSchool Bouw je eigen gerecyclede punnik- en weefmachientje van alledaagse materialen. In deze Instructable gaan we de weefmachine zelf maken en daarna leggen we uit hoe je die kan gebruiken. Het is heel simpel, iedereen kan het! Je hebt nodig: een toiletrolletje, 4 paperclips, duct tape en decoratie tape.W...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:07:45 PDT
pvc crash test dummy http://www.instructables.com/id/pvc-crash-test-dummy/
pvc crash test dummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/MIBE/HZCJ4UFZ/F0XMIBEHZCJ4UFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/MIBE/HZCJ4UFZ/F0XMIBEHZCJ4UFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/MIBE/HZCJ4UFZ/F0XMIBEHZCJ4UFZ.SMALL.jpg squidcraft The perfect subject for all of your expieriments can be made with this instructable. Arms,legs,and body Joints Drill the holes For the body , drill 4 holes (2 on each side). For the arm and leg pieces drill 1 hole. Put the rope through the holes Just feed them through until both sides ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:35:49 PDT
Pencil Stub Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Stub-Marking-Gauge/
Pencil Stub Marking Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/ASKZ/HZDYEXQW/FKRASKZHZDYEXQW.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank I made this gauge almost 30 years ago from scraps and fasteners on hand, and little did I realize just how indispensable it would become for marking out projects. It closes down to a minimum of 3/16" (4.76mm) and opens to 8" (203.2mm) and allows for very swift layout of tenons, panel fields, rabbet...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:50:54 PDT
Quick & Dirty Zero Clearance Bandsaw Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Dirty-Zero-Clearance-Bandsaw-Table/
Quick & Dirty Zero Clearance Bandsaw Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YUCN/HZCIYSML/FWBYUCNHZCIYSML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YUCN/HZCIYSML/FWBYUCNHZCIYSML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/YUCN/HZCIYSML/FWBYUCNHZCIYSML.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Did you ever do a project where you needed to cut off small pieces on the band saw? Cutting gears is a great example - it was when I came up with this quick & dirty solution for all the pieces going clank. Credit also goes to Adam Roman for his bandsaw dust collection video. Enjoy, and remember to b...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:41:39 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey!!I always have thought that at some point everyone is lucky, you just have to find your spot, the place and the time where you, by doing what you really enjoy, certainly will find your luck. A few months ago I somehow stumbled upon this website, and thought: "Why not?". So I published my first i...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT
Rehab an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Old-Hammer/
Rehab an Old Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SMALL.jpg anarnold My dad has a favorite hammer that he's used for years. It's pretty well-worn and the handle is coming loose so it occasionally throws the head. For Fathers' day this year, I decided i would rehab it for him by adding a new handle and cleaning up the battle-scarred tool-head.You Will Need:A new handl...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:25 PDT
Router Table Sled - including a spiral from square stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-Sled-including-a-spiral-from-square-s/
Router Table Sled - including a spiral from square stock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/KQYT/HZCIYREH/FCGKQYTHZCIYREH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/KQYT/HZCIYREH/FCGKQYTHZCIYREH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/KQYT/HZCIYREH/FCGKQYTHZCIYREH.SMALL.jpg Dominic Bender Get more out of your router table using this sled. A fence and a mitre gauge give you a lot of options, but there is merit to having another option. I expect to find a lot of applications for this over the course of my upcoming projects. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:25:38 PDT
My Tools & Materials for Paper Engineering & Papercraft Design http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Tools-Materials-for-Paper-Engineering-Papercraf/
My Tools & Materials for Paper Engineering & Papercraft Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/48IP/HZB3L935/FNU48IPHZB3L935.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/48IP/HZB3L935/FNU48IPHZB3L935.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/48IP/HZB3L935/FNU48IPHZB3L935.SMALL.jpg visualspicer Here's a look at some of the tools and materials I generally work with when designing and building papercraft models. Workstation: Custom built PC Printer: Xerox ColorQube 8570 Paper: Neenah 110lb & 65lb white cardstock Plotters: Silhouette Cameo Desk mat: Fiskars self healing cutting mat Kniv...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:13:03 PDT
SparkTruck Workshops http://www.instructables.com/id/SparkTruck-Workshops/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/FD61/HZ9O3TY1/F39FD61HZ9O3TY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/FD61/HZ9O3TY1/F39FD61HZ9O3TY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/FD61/HZ9O3TY1/F39FD61HZ9O3TY1.SMALL.jpg SparkTruck Check out these custom SparkTruck workshops that have been facilitated for kids in communities across the country! How to Run the SparkTruck Vibrobots Workshop How to Run the SparkTruck Stamps Workshop Idea Explosion Thinking Caps Spirit Animal Stickers Self-Portrait Puzzle
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:09:54 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Guitar String Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-String-Foam-Cutter/
Guitar String Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/F1Q8/HZ88P9BV/FPRF1Q8HZ88P9BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/F1Q8/HZ88P9BV/FPRF1Q8HZ88P9BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/F1Q8/HZ88P9BV/FPRF1Q8HZ88P9BV.SMALL.jpg Davlof I recently started working with foam and decide to make a foam cutter. There isn't much that is new about my foam cutter but I did some things differently than the others that I had seen and thought maybe someone could use that information.List of materials I used...1 piece of 1/2" Micarta 20" X 20"...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:53:45 PDT
Economically Make Your Own Custom Precision Drill And Reamer Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Economically-Make-Your-Own-Custom-Precision-Drill-/
Economically Make Your Own Custom Precision Drill And Reamer Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank While working on my DIY CNC machine, I wanted to fabricate custom bearing blocks for the guide rods I was using. The rods were stripped from printers and scanners acquired during a typical- for me- asset recovery sweep, and were just perfect for the job, being precision ground, polished, and of cour...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:12:47 PDT
laser cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-cutting-4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/S8TA/HZ88NASI/FRGS8TAHZ88NASI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/S8TA/HZ88NASI/FRGS8TAHZ88NASI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/S8TA/HZ88NASI/FRGS8TAHZ88NASI.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Curved laser bent wood How to Make Anything (Using Acrylic and Machine Screws) Color Mapping for Laser Cutting @ TechShop Cutting plywood parts on a laser cutter. I made it at Techshop Laser Etched Drinking Glasses How to Adjust for Wood Thickness and Kerf on a Laser Cutter a...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:23:49 PDT
ISOMO-Cutter verschalend http://www.instructables.com/id/ISOMO-Cutter-verschalend/
ISOMO-Cutter verschalend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/3XKN/HZ88M5R7/F633XKNHZ88M5R7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/3XKN/HZ88M5R7/F633XKNHZ88M5R7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/3XKN/HZ88M5R7/F633XKNHZ88M5R7.SMALL.jpg Alexander Magielse In deze Instructable laat ik in korte stappen zien hoe je een EPS snijder (Expanded Poly Styreen, ISOMO) maakt. Deze schuimsnijder heeft de mogelijkheid om een vooraf getekende vorm te verschalen.Om deze snijder te maken gebruikte ik MDF met een dikte van 6 mm. Dit materiaal is namelijk eenvoudig te...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:46:58 PDT
Write Your Name with the Sherline CNC Mini Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-Your-Name-with-the-Sherline-CNC-Mini-Mill/
Write Your Name with the Sherline CNC Mini Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/JGPG/HZ6T874H/FXFJGPGHZ6T874H.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace In this Instructable you will:Setup the Sherline CNC Mini Mill,Generate the g-code necessary for cutting out your name, andCut out your name in a block of wood! Gather the Supplies You will need: A relatively small (3x6") piece of wood or plastic to cutTwo "step-ladder" clampsA crescent wrenchThe...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:54:31 PDT
Converting a PAPR Respirator to USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-PAPR-Respirator-to-USB-Power/
Converting a PAPR Respirator to USB Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D9X8/HZ6T7Y7W/FQZD9X8HZ6T7Y7W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D9X8/HZ6T7Y7W/FQZD9X8HZ6T7Y7W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/D9X8/HZ6T7Y7W/FQZD9X8HZ6T7Y7W.SMALL.jpg Leper There are plenty activities where one should wear a respirator but one doesn't because they are uncomfortable, hot, and make your safety glasses fog up. A Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) combines sealed face protection with a battery-powered fan that drives air through filter cartridges. The...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:39:16 PDT
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/
Economy Hydraulic Shop Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/I3QQ/HZ5DS1ZB/FTOI3QQHZ5DS1ZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/I3QQ/HZ5DS1ZB/FTOI3QQHZ5DS1ZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/I3QQ/HZ5DS1ZB/FTOI3QQHZ5DS1ZB.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank I decided to make a small scale shop press since over the years I had an occasional need for one while doing projects, but never had the justification for a typical "real" one. My design criteria was based on the lowest cost to achieve a quality product, and so that called for creative thinking as t...
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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/
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SMALL.jpg doncra This distinctive bright orange beast is a Triton MK3 saw bench; a fantastic Australian invention that easily converts a standard hand held circular saw into a table saw. I think mainly popular here in Australia and also the UK. The Triton bench is now 30+ years old - it dates from an era when table ...
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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/
Angle Grinder As A Disk Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/OEPM/HZ5RP3DR/F7KOEPMHZ5RP3DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/OEPM/HZ5RP3DR/F7KOEPMHZ5RP3DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/OEPM/HZ5RP3DR/F7KOEPMHZ5RP3DR.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank I had a need to adapt and use my Harbor Freight angle grinder as a benchtop disk sander, so I bought a 5" (127 mm) backing pad for about $10 and put together a simple build, complete with slotted table and miter gauge to produce an inexpensive benchtop tool. Prep The Pad Using the same technique ...
By: BeachsideHank

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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
Renewing Sanding Disks http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewing-Sanding-Disks/
Renewing Sanding Disks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/YAN8/HZ5RP3NV/F7VYAN8HZ5RP3NV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/YAN8/HZ5RP3NV/F7VYAN8HZ5RP3NV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/YAN8/HZ5RP3NV/F7VYAN8HZ5RP3NV.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Just like tires, worn out Velcro- backed sanding disks can be given a second life by gluing fresh stock onto their dull surfaces. This Instructable will demonstrate a reliable and inexpensive way to refresh your old ones so they may perform better than new in some cases. How To Proceed Begin by ...
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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/
Cross Hole Drilling In Round Rod Stock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/CKSS/HZ5RP3UA/F22CKSSHZ5RP3UA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/CKSS/HZ5RP3UA/F22CKSSHZ5RP3UA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/CKSS/HZ5RP3UA/F22CKSSHZ5RP3UA.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank Repeatedly bore accurate holes through metal, wood, plastics or other round shapes with this simple method and a drill press. The principal is quite straightforward; easily find the top dead center (T.D.C.) of a round rod, usually a difficult task without specialized tooling. This tip readily allows...
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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/
mini drill pcb ( mini taladro pcb) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/80X3/HYWT5UD2/FTZ80X3HYWT5UD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/80X3/HYWT5UD2/FTZ80X3HYWT5UD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/80X3/HYWT5UD2/FTZ80X3HYWT5UD2.SMALL.jpg mast_195 un mini taladro para perforar targetas de pcb de manera mas comoda con algunas mejoras.cuenta con pwm para el control de velocidad del motor y luz led smd en la parte de abajo del motor para unamayoy iluminacion sobre la superficie a perforar Union de motor a base materiales:1 microscopio1 motor...
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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/
Old PSU Soldering Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/WSJZ/HYU88CB4/FCWWSJZHYU88CB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/WSJZ/HYU88CB4/FCWWSJZHYU88CB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/WSJZ/HYU88CB4/FCWWSJZHYU88CB4.SMALL.jpg 7kunac_kivic15 Hello everyone,when I use my soldering iron,I always breath that smoggy air,so I decided to make a fume extractor using my old power supply which doesn't work.If you want to make something like this,you should ask your local computer service,because they throw away old PSU,and I'm sure they'll give ...
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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/
All for one and one for all - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G06M/HYR3IFZE/F23G06MHYR3IFZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G06M/HYR3IFZE/F23G06MHYR3IFZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G06M/HYR3IFZE/F23G06MHYR3IFZE.SMALL.jpg abenavente Okay, to be honestly who loves cables? i have an small workshop in my house and i hate so much fall because of a cable or to find them like a mess so i´ve try to fix this problem and i am still looking for a better solution... so there is, if someone have an idea i would be glad to read something a...
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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/
Laser cut stencil bandana - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/UJ7H/HYPP8KIY/FWZUJ7HHYPP8KIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/UJ7H/HYPP8KIY/FWZUJ7HHYPP8KIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/UJ7H/HYPP8KIY/FWZUJ7HHYPP8KIY.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Silk screening designs onto fabric can be a complicated and messy process. Laser cutting a printing stencil can give similar results without requiring all the chemicals and equipment that screen printing does. Begin by creating your vector design to be laser cut. I made mine using Illustrator. Keep ...
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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/
Drill press for ~$20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/W01Q/HYNYUGGP/FAYW01QHYNYUGGP.SMALL.jpg Victor8o5 Anyone who works with wood knows you have to make hundreds of holes for the screws and its almost impossible to make a series of holes perfectly straight and with the same depth by hand. This instructable will help you to build a tool that will save you a lot of time and effort when drilling prec...
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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/
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Recently I was working with my drill press when the motor burned out. Lacking the funds to replace it, and in the middle of a project that required one, I thought it would be fun to come up with a press built completely out of wood. Taking it further, I wanted it to house my cordless drill so that i...
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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/
Make Your Own Velcro Backed Sanding Pads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/449R/HYMT1I5J/FWQ449RHYMT1I5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/449R/HYMT1I5J/FWQ449RHYMT1I5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/449R/HYMT1I5J/FWQ449RHYMT1I5J.SMALL.jpg Scottbus Why?I love having a cordless oscillating multi-tool (mine happens to be a Dremel Multi-Max). What I don't love however, is when I have to do a lot of sanding and the sanding pads cost $15 per 18 pack. In this Instructable, I hope to show that with just a few items, including an old shirt, you can m...
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Sat, 9 Aug 2014 13:25:12 PDT