Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:41:23 PST BLOX v1.01 Leathercrafting: make your own personalized wallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leathercrafting-make-your-own-personalized-wallet/
Leathercrafting: make your own personalized wallet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/YNPO/I6WDNIRU/FE8YNPOI6WDNIRU.SMALL.jpg PaulienCallewaert This Instructable shows you how to make your own fun & functional wallet. It will show you how to personalize your wallet with stamps, drawings and stitching.Tools and materialsLeather (thin)Press fastenersThreadSewing NeedlesLeather hole puncherFlatironScissorsBox cutterPattern (made in cardboard)...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 03:35:50 PST
RotoZip into RoutoZip http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoZip-into-RoutoZip/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:04:15 PST
Changing the blade on a Portable Band Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-blade-on-a-Portable-Band-Saw/
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By: SLOMakerSpace

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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 20:32:10 PST
clamp storage http://www.instructables.com/id/clamp-storage/
clamp storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/K22U/I6UNE4DU/FEDK22UI6UNE4DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/K22U/I6UNE4DU/FEDK22UI6UNE4DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/K22U/I6UNE4DU/FEDK22UI6UNE4DU.SMALL.jpg jaoami I've seen several different clamp storage ideas. This is my version of the upgrade from a 2x4 screwed into the wall. With a relatively small amount of wall space I have stored....2 4' aluminum bar clamps3 4' steel pipe clamps7 bar clamps varying from 2-3 feet4 wood hand clamps5 small quick-grip cl...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 18:51:55 PST
Prototype 03 - Rotational Casting - Lasercut 3Dprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-03-Rotational-Casting-Lasercut-3Dprintin/
Prototype 03 - Rotational Casting - Lasercut 3Dprinting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SMALL.jpg Henri-Goeminne This was a school assignment /project /workshop. Its still a Prototype (version 03) so I will not explain every step but I provide more than enough pictures to follow how I assembled it.One of my design goals is to cut all laser parts into two sheets of 3mm MDF(600mm x 460mm) which are standard mea...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:13:30 PST
Large Vacuum Former http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Vacuum-Former/
Large Vacuum Former - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SMALL.jpg fizzPOP-TheBirminghamHackspace We had a requirement for a big vacuum former, as many of our members were interested in costume making and cosplay and needed to be able to make torso size "armour" etc. so we first took look to see what was available commercially and soon realized anything we could afford even second hand would be...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:17:58 PST
Restoring Antique Hand Saw using Home Remedy for Rust Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Antique-Hand-Saw-using-Home-Remedy-for-R/
Restoring Antique Hand Saw using Home Remedy for Rust Removal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BD5H/I6RT07D7/FN2BD5HI6RT07D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BD5H/I6RT07D7/FN2BD5HI6RT07D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/BD5H/I6RT07D7/FN2BD5HI6RT07D7.SMALL.jpg Michael C My son Gabriel found this hand saw while hiking near our ranch and he asked me to restore it. He has taken a liking to woodworking and wanted bring this saw back from the dead so that he could use it. The saw was in bad shape, the wood had been hollowed out by termites, and the blade was rusted wi...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:52:57 PST
Prototyping tutorial - patterns on fabrics http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-tutorial-patterns-on-fabrics/
Prototyping tutorial - patterns on fabrics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/8LVC/I6RSUJJG/F1V8LVCI6RSUJJG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/8LVC/I6RSUJJG/F1V8LVCI6RSUJJG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/8LVC/I6RSUJJG/F1V8LVCI6RSUJJG.SMALL.jpg SmeuldersTom This Instructable will teach you how to make a linocut. You can use this technique to print patterns on fabrics. It's a low range prototyping technique to improve the looks of your clothes.Linocut is a printmaking technique. A design is cut into the linoleum surface with a V-shaped knife. The parts ...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:49:04 PST
thermoforming instruktable http://www.instructables.com/id/thermoforming-instruktable/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:45:02 PST
DIY Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodconnections/
DIY Photo Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/03EF/I6RSTNOW/FZL03EFI6RSTNOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/03EF/I6RSTNOW/FZL03EFI6RSTNOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/03EF/I6RSTNOW/FZL03EFI6RSTNOW.SMALL.jpg pieter.vanackere.1 This workshop is about making a Wooden photo frame. Every edge of this frame uses e different connection. The tools you need : - Back saw- 2 gravers ( 6mm width and 25mm width ) - Tape measure - Wood glue- T-Square- Clamping Screw- Hamer- Fold metres- Pencil- Work sheet- Stretch belt- Miter box- Woo...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:43:05 PST
Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-7/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNM/BHIE/I6RSP3ER/FNMBHIEI6RSP3ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNM/BHIE/I6RSP3ER/FNMBHIEI6RSP3ER.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FNM/BHIE/I6RSP3ER/FNMBHIEI6RSP3ER.SMALL.jpg hippydog Instructables that do something usefulTool : "a device or implement, especially one held in the hand, used to carry out a particular function." Home made electric glass fusing kiln First instructable I saw that showed how to build a high temp oven. Inexpensive, easy to build, peristaltic pump ...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:22:58 PST
Turn a Mint Tin Into a Belt Holster for Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Mint-Tin-Into-a-Belt-Caddy-for-Screwdrivers/
Turn a Mint Tin Into a Belt Holster for Screwdrivers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/B9LS/I6RSRDHF/FYEB9LSI6RSRDHF.SMALL.jpg M3G It seems like the moment you put down a screwdriver it disappears. You put it beside whatever you're working on, switch tools, and two minutes later when you need to switch back the screwdriver has jumped through a portal to another dimension. I hate misplacing tools, so I decided to come up with a ...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:20:51 PST
Super Simple, Single Blade Box (Finger) Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Super-Simple-Single-Blade-Box-Finger-Joint-Jig/
Super Simple, Single Blade Box (Finger) Joint Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MBNB/I6RSQN4Q/F05MBNBI6RSQN4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MBNB/I6RSQN4Q/F05MBNBI6RSQN4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/MBNB/I6RSQN4Q/F05MBNBI6RSQN4Q.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather I really wanted to create box joints on my table saw but I don't have the cash right now for a a Dado stack. (They are hard to come by in Australia) so I decided to make an accurate Single Blade Jig for my Table Saw. The results are great, perfect fitting box joints straight off of the tablesaw. I t...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 05:20:16 PST
Portable Hand Punch Tuneup http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hand-Punch-Tuneup/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:12:10 PST
DIY: An Ultra portable Torch knife http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-An-Ultra-portable-Butane-knife/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:30:28 PST
DIY vacuum bag on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-vacuum-bag-on-a-budget/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:04:32 PST
Paint MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-MDF/
Paint MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/P36B/I6RSDT8A/FRVP36BI6RSDT8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/P36B/I6RSDT8A/FRVP36BI6RSDT8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/P36B/I6RSDT8A/FRVP36BI6RSDT8A.SMALL.jpg bntjonas Painting MDF isn't always as easy as it looks. It has the tendency to absorb all the paint and leave an uneven surface.Materials and tools neededMDFWood gluePrimerSanding paper in different grit numbersSanding blockPaint in a color of your choiceWe recommend using latex gloves in order to prevent oi...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:39:35 PST
Paint Aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Aluminum/
Paint Aluminum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/UTY0/I6RSDSSE/FQDUTY0I6RSDSSE.SMALL.jpg bntjonas Materials and tools neededAluminum objectPrimerPaintPaper towelsProduct to remove oil and dirt. You can buy a specialty product in a DIY-store or just use detergent for washing dishes...Sanding paper in different grit numbers. (We used 100, 400 and 1000)Sanding blockWe recommend using latex gloves i...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:37:49 PST
Wood Chisel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Chisel-Holder/
Wood Chisel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/369B/I6QD3963/FL9369BI6QD3963.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/369B/I6QD3963/FL9369BI6QD3963.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/369B/I6QD3963/FL9369BI6QD3963.SMALL.jpg blouque I recently bought a house, so I've been slowly building my collection of tools. While shopping online, I came across a set of Stanley Wood Chisels that I couldn't pass up. This particular set comes with three variations in the width of the chisel: 1/4" 1/2" and 1"Since these have a sharp edge, and I...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:05:54 PST
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
Steel rattle prototyping tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-rattle-prototyping-tutorial/
Steel rattle prototyping tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/3RPO/I6QD0OX6/F183RPOI6QD0OX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/3RPO/I6QD0OX6/F183RPOI6QD0OX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/3RPO/I6QD0OX6/F183RPOI6QD0OX6.SMALL.jpg davy.thibau Learn how to work with metalworking tools during this workshop and make your own rattle.This instructable is for everyone who wants to learn how to make a rattle out of metal or for everyone who wants to learn the basics about welding, drilling, milling, and saw. Needed materials and tools neede...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:44:59 PST
Meter Key Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Meter-Key-Upgrade/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:47:07 PST
Make a power tool battery multipurpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-power-tool-battery-multipurpose/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:59:50 PST
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-mdf-mold-and-solder-castingor-how-I-pimped-my-/
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Taking advantage of the low melting point of lead free solder I was able to create a simple mold out of mdf with my cnc machine. Lead free solder as well as pewter has a high tin content which melts at around 220 degrees Celsius.This makes it ideal for mdf mold making.It also allows more detail on t...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:38:19 PST
Lawn tractor snow plow http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-tractor-snow-plow/
Lawn tractor snow plow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/80HJ/I6OXIKJW/F5880HJI6OXIKJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/80HJ/I6OXIKJW/F5880HJI6OXIKJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/80HJ/I6OXIKJW/F5880HJI6OXIKJW.SMALL.jpg caml2 Where I live we only get snow once or twice a year, but when we do, its a pain to shovel the drive way by hand. I looked into buying a plow for the old lawn tractor, but I couldnt justify spending 500 bucks for the few times that I would use it. That is why I built this monster. I built it in a few ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:44:32 PST
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-an-oval-with-abandoned-drawer-knobs/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:54:23 PST
Wooded handle for flip-slop screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooded-handle-for-flip-slop-screwdriver/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:04:15 PST
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sawhorse-strong-cheap-easy/
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/1EH7/I6NI3YNY/FL91EH7I6NI3YNY.SMALL.jpg seamster One of the most useful tools any maker-person can have is a decent stack of sawhorses. They're incredibly useful in the workshop any number of uses. The best sawhorse is one that is strong, cheap, easy to make, and ideally, stackable.This incredibly simple sawhorse plan is a modified version of one ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:44 PST
Prototyping tutorial rubber pad forming http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-tutorial-rubber-pad-forming/
Prototyping tutorial rubber pad forming - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8LGC/I6M2PARH/FXV8LGCI6M2PARH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8LGC/I6M2PARH/FXV8LGCI6M2PARH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/8LGC/I6M2PARH/FXV8LGCI6M2PARH.SMALL.jpg JelleBlommaert This tutorial concerns itself with explaining how to use a basic rubber pad press for pressing shapes into sheet materials. Gather your gear First of, you need to gather the following stuff for this workshop before heading to the rubber pad press:- some sheet material (in this case we use thin al...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:31:55 PST
DIY Angle Grinder Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Angle-Grinder-Handle/
DIY Angle Grinder Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/H5RQ/I6MC2LM7/FUZH5RQI6MC2LM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/H5RQ/I6MC2LM7/FUZH5RQI6MC2LM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/H5RQ/I6MC2LM7/FUZH5RQI6MC2LM7.SMALL.jpg kwdaily Hello Instructables Universe! I am a long time viewer and maker but this is my first actual 'ible. I found myself needing to do some hardcore sanding and my palm sander has mysteriously disappeared! Solution: Just attach a flap wheel on my angle grinder. Problem: Apparently the handle to my grinder ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:30:39 PST
Making Lockpicks From Hacksaw Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lockpicks-From-Hacksaw-blades/
Making Lockpicks From Hacksaw Blades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/9N38/I6M2NAK0/FGZ9N38I6M2NAK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/9N38/I6M2NAK0/FGZ9N38I6M2NAK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/9N38/I6M2NAK0/FGZ9N38I6M2NAK0.SMALL.jpg bigdaddycole NOTE 1: In the state I live in it is not illegal to own lock picks. Make sure to check out the regulations where you live to make sure you aren't breaking the law!NOTE 2: There are a lot of steps that use a high speed rotary tool , and a few open flames in this instructable. Please use proper safety...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:28:06 PST
How to cut down a tree using a chainsaw: felling plan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-down-a-tree-using-a-chainsaw-felling-pl/
How to cut down a tree using a chainsaw: felling plan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/CGA9/I6M2MWJ0/FZ3CGA9I6M2MWJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/CGA9/I6M2MWJ0/FZ3CGA9I6M2MWJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/CGA9/I6M2MWJ0/FZ3CGA9I6M2MWJ0.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw Because cutting down a tree or felling can be a complex and dangerous task, you must have adequate training and advanced skills to complete a felling job. Watch this video to learn from a qualified Husqvarna trainer on how to develop and utilize a safe, practical felling plan. Learn to survey your s...
By: HusqvarnaChainsaw

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:14:14 PST
How to cut down a tree using a chainsaw: notch and hinge techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-chainsaw-notch-and-hinge-techniques/
How to cut down a tree using a chainsaw: notch and hinge techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/U32Q/I6M2MT2B/F6LU32QI6M2MT2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/U32Q/I6M2MT2B/F6LU32QI6M2MT2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/U32Q/I6M2MT2B/F6LU32QI6M2MT2B.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw When felling a tree using a chainsaw, it's important to use the right notch and hinge techniques. A directional notch is used to determine the direction of the tree fall. The hinge is the most important factor in ensuring a safe and clean felling while guiding the tree to the ground. Watch this vide...
By: HusqvarnaChainsaw

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:10:17 PST
How to use a chainsaw: safety gear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-chainsaw-safety-gear/
How to use a chainsaw: safety gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/A8V9/I6M2MPZA/FWWA8V9I6M2MPZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/A8V9/I6M2MPZA/FWWA8V9I6M2MPZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/A8V9/I6M2MPZA/FWWA8V9I6M2MPZA.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw Safety is especially important when operating a power tool like a chainsaw. Watch this video and learn from a Husqvarna trainer about the proper personal protective equipment options available for use during chainsaw operation.
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:05:14 PST
How to use a chainsaw: ergonomic stance http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-chainsaw-ergonomic-stance/
How to use a chainsaw: ergonomic stance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/7JEW/I6M2MPCD/FLL7JEWI6M2MPCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/7JEW/I6M2MPCD/FLL7JEWI6M2MPCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/7JEW/I6M2MPCD/FLL7JEWI6M2MPCD.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw A chainsaw is a powerful and valuable tool, but it's also the most dangerous hand tool that can be purchased on the open market. Proper stance is absolutely necessary to lessen fatigue and avoid injuries. Learn proper techniques from a Husqvarna trainer on correct chainsaw handling, including tips f...
By: HusqvarnaChainsaw

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:01:17 PST
How to fell a tree using a chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fell-a-tree-using-a-chainsaw/
How to fell a tree using a chainsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/CTCM/I6M2MNQN/F75CTCMI6M2MNQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/CTCM/I6M2MNQN/F75CTCMI6M2MNQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/CTCM/I6M2MNQN/F75CTCMI6M2MNQN.SMALL.jpg HusqvarnaChainsaw Using a chainsaw for tree felling is a dangerous activity. Safety should be your top priority. Watch our qualified Husqvarna trainer cut down a tree using the proper safety gear and the methods and techniques that he teaches.
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:43:44 PST
adze making http://www.instructables.com/id/adze-making/
adze making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/9WZB/I6HSMSCZ/FY49WZBI6HSMSCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/9WZB/I6HSMSCZ/FY49WZBI6HSMSCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/9WZB/I6HSMSCZ/FY49WZBI6HSMSCZ.SMALL.jpg lokithecat this useful woodworking tool can be really expensive (200$ and up) so i wanted to make one on the cheap but I could not find an instructable on it so I decided to make one. Getting the Materials ok so i started with two different widths of plate steal (exact sizes: 4 in for the large on and 2in ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:30:23 PST
HDPE Carvers Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/HDPE-Carvers-Mallets/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:37:14 PST
How to Use a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Table-Saw/
How to Use a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8QQ2/I6HSGIUI/FKK8QQ2I6HSGIUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8QQ2/I6HSGIUI/FKK8QQ2I6HSGIUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/8QQ2/I6HSGIUI/FKK8QQ2I6HSGIUI.SMALL.jpg Sci_Fi_Mind This Instructable was written by members of Arch Reactor (http://www.archreactor.org). A Hackerspace/Makerspace located in St Louis, Missouri. It was written generally and should be very applicable to use of most table saws. It does include tips on how to account for quarks of our particular saw, bu...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:24:27 PST
Spark Plug inserter/Remover Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Plug-inserterRemover-Tool/
Spark Plug inserter/Remover Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/TPRL/I6HSBFZY/FWDTPRLI6HSBFZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/TPRL/I6HSBFZY/FWDTPRLI6HSBFZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/TPRL/I6HSBFZY/FWDTPRLI6HSBFZY.SMALL.jpg jimmy1001 Most engine's Operators manual will say to thread in spark plug's by hand, however this can be a difficult as the spark plug holes are usually hard to access with your fingers.I will walk you through how to make a tool for the job.What you will need:- Spark plug- Garden Hose ( I used some with a int...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:43:45 PST
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-snow-rake-scooper-tool-easy-DIY-using-a-5-gal/
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SMALL.jpg the.yackitysmackity Snow roof rake scooper tool I looked for something simple to use for a roof snow rake idea. I searched Google images and YouTube for something that uses a 5 gallon bucket and 2 or 3 10 foot sticks of electrical EMT conduit. There are designs but none that really show how to remove snow from the roof...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:01:11 PST
Just another survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-another-survival-kit/
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By: Foxhead

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:12:30 PST
The Mini-Melter (now with control box) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mini-Melter/
The Mini-Melter (now with control box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/PDP4/I6M2SHB0/FU7PDP4I6M2SHB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/PDP4/I6M2SHB0/FU7PDP4I6M2SHB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/PDP4/I6M2SHB0/FU7PDP4I6M2SHB0.SMALL.jpg Instructadam This project began when I was looking at a used tealight, we use a lot of them in our house and dont necessarily always buy them from the same place. What I noticed is that some burn down totally, leaving nothing at all, while others burn through the middle leaving a wall of left over wax. This made...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:31:23 PST
Clamp Rack Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-a-Clamp-Rack/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:20:19 PST
Snow Chute http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Chute/
Snow Chute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/QWDM/I6GCWRNH/F5VQWDMI6GCWRNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/QWDM/I6GCWRNH/F5VQWDMI6GCWRNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/QWDM/I6GCWRNH/F5VQWDMI6GCWRNH.SMALL.jpg john pedersen We have had a lot of snow this winter(Eastern Ontario Canada), but no where the amount that Atlantic Canada or the US east coast and Midwest states received. But there was still a good amount on the roof of my house, I went to a local hardware store to buy a snow rake, they were all sold out and the...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 13:31:15 PST
3D Printed Socket Wrench Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Socket-Wrench-Ring/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:16 PST
How to flatten the pvc water pipe for making any stuff, manual process by burned http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-flatten-the-pvc-water-pipe-manual-process-b/
How to flatten the pvc water pipe for making any stuff, manual process by burned - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/YSIK/I6DYVIZ2/FZYYSIKI6DYVIZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/YSIK/I6DYVIZ2/FZYYSIKI6DYVIZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/YSIK/I6DYVIZ2/FZYYSIKI6DYVIZ2.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu sometimes looking for materials to make an object such as a craft or ingredients to make part of a prototype design was a little difficult, let alone we don't have 3d printers. Maybe this is the right water pipe materials pvc, this material is quite powerful, easy on the can, the price ...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:00:13 PST
Soldering Iron 'Buddy' - The Lego Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Buddy-The-Lego-Way/
Soldering Iron 'Buddy' - The Lego Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MV5D/I6C2LAUU/F80MV5DI6C2LAUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MV5D/I6C2LAUU/F80MV5DI6C2LAUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/MV5D/I6C2LAUU/F80MV5DI6C2LAUU.SMALL.jpg Instructadam When designing my second project (to be posted soon) I found I was soldering a lot more than I had intended. I was using a 'Third Hand' to assist me in this but thought "wouldnt it be better if my 'third hand' could be used one-handed"...... This prompted me to have a go at building a system th...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:04:53 PST
Handmade ring sizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-ring-sizer/
Handmade ring sizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/XTAA/I6C2LTXY/FCEXTAAI6C2LTXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/XTAA/I6C2LTXY/FCEXTAAI6C2LTXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/XTAA/I6C2LTXY/FCEXTAAI6C2LTXY.SMALL.jpg Ulrika8 So, I have recently gotten into ring making and as I am a beginner at this, I wanted somewhat decent tools but didn't want to spend a fortune on them. I managed to get a ring mandrel online for a decent price but couldn't manage to find a decently priced ring sizer. Everything I found was between 15...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:18:27 PST