Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:46:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ultimaker2 Feeder Support http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimaker2-Feeder-Support/
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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
Quick Drill Press Chuck Key Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Drill-Press-Chuck-Key-Holder/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:26:28 PDT
Sugru Self-Locking Wingnuts and Wingbolts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Self-Locking-Wingnuts-and-Wingbolts/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:59:58 PDT
mini bench grinder/polisher http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-bench-grinderpolisher/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:31:04 PDT
Desktop Stand for Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Stand-for-Dremel/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:14:16 PDT
Axe Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-Care/
Axe Care - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SMALL.jpg AimeeL2 Axes take a pounding, literally. My axe is used primarily for chopping roots that are in the way of trenches I'm trying to dig. Subsequently my axe is almost always covered in dirt and nicks. Keeping your tool in good shape is extremely important to make sure it will keep working for you. Caring f...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:52:37 PDT
Introduction to Leatherworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Leatherworking/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:56:17 PDT
CAR JACK DRILL PRESS http://www.instructables.com/id/CAR-JACK-DRILL-PRESS/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:30:43 PDT
Sewing and tooling a packable leather toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-and-tooling-a-packable-leather-toolbox/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:26:16 PDT
Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-1/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:29:30 PDT
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
Sugru aplication for cutting at right angles using a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/sugru-aplication-for-cutting-at-right-angle-with-a/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:02:15 PDT
Tux Onesie http://www.instructables.com/id/Tux-Onesie/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:06:01 PDT
Re-Magnetize a Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Magnetize-a-Tool/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:28:33 PDT
25 Year old Dremel Foot Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/25-Year-old-Dremel-Foot-Switch/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:07:58 PDT
DIY Cheap Dremel Light [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Light/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:35:14 PDT
Beaker / Test Tube Coffee Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaker-Test-Tube-Coffee-Mug/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:41 PDT
Atomizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomizer/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:31:51 PDT
GoPro mount, etc. http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-mount-etc/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:43 PDT
Changing Blades on the 14" Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Blades-on-the-14-Bandsaw/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:12:39 PDT
Remove Slop from Table Saw slots http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Slop-from-Table-Saw-slots/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:41:22 PDT
EZ $70 Industrial/Pop Art Style Table http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-70-IndustrialPop-Art-Style-Table/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:49:43 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
Miter Saw Shadow Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Miter-Saw-Shadow-Line/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:50:18 PDT
Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Art-9-10/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:52:31 PDT
Keep your Small Tools Handy with Geomag Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-your-Small-Tools-Handy-with-Geomag-Magnets/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:40:09 PDT
Cool Off Using A Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Off-Using-A-Microwave-Oven/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:32:13 PDT
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-ANY-Knife-Razor-Sharp/
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/2OGI/I1FQ9C1I/F4Z2OGII1FQ9C1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/2OGI/I1FQ9C1I/F4Z2OGII1FQ9C1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/2OGI/I1FQ9C1I/F4Z2OGII1FQ9C1I.SMALL.jpg shagbag This is my first Instructable! I will be showing you how to get your knife RAZOR sharp with some common materials you probably have in your house. Materials To get your knife razor sharp you will need:Something that's made of glass ( I used a cup )A knife sharpenerSome experience with sharpening ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
Motorized Big - Mouth Panavise Jr. Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorized-Big-Mouth-Panavise-Jr-Modification/
Motorized Big - Mouth Panavise Jr. Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/20HL/I1C46FL9/FYT20HLI1C46FL9.SMALL.jpg e024576 Overview: The Panavise is a very common tool for electronic hobbyists. In this project I made a few mods:1) Increased maximum jaw width from about 3 inches to 6 inches2) Motorized jaw opening and closing (about 40 mm/sec). The motion is smooth and quite, and like power windows in your car - you get...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:23:39 PDT
Better Grip for Knive and Siliconpress http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-Grip-for-Knive-and-Siliconpress/
Better Grip for Knive and Siliconpress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/SJ89/I1C46CT0/FG1SJ89I1C46CT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/SJ89/I1C46CT0/FG1SJ89I1C46CT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/SJ89/I1C46CT0/FG1SJ89I1C46CT0.SMALL.jpg elronmecboeng. Simply better Grip for Knive and Siliconpress:) Greetings from Switzerland.Her is the Link to Videohttp://de.tinypic.com/r/15fpvtw/8
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 04:59:37 PDT
Functional Leather Respirator http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Leather-Respirator/
Functional Leather Respirator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/9KSZ/I1FPMTWS/FM89KSZI1FPMTWS.SMALL.jpg Noodleworks Being a creative, hands-on person, you've probably worn a disposable dust mask many times during your projects. You've also undoubtedly noticed their limitations: They're uncomfortable, they get clogged fast, they become filthy as soon as you touch them, and they have the resiliency of a paper towel...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:10:40 PDT
Making Really Thin Metal Shims From Razor Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Really-Thin-Metal-Shims-From-Razor-Blades/
Making Really Thin Metal Shims From Razor Blades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ANLR/I1C414N3/FQEANLRI1C414N3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ANLR/I1C414N3/FQEANLRI1C414N3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/ANLR/I1C414N3/FQEANLRI1C414N3.SMALL.jpg monkeyracing Sometimes you need a very thin metal shim. Quite often, these shims are very hard (impossible!) to find at your local hardware store. Here's a way to get some nice stainless steel shims for practically nothing.I use a double edged safety razor to shave. They're incredibly cheap, last me a few months...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:12:25 PDT
creating tool handles by 3D printing and casting http://www.instructables.com/id/creating-tool-handles-by-3D-printing-and-casting/
creating tool handles by 3D printing and casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/URZN/I1C40NLC/FWRURZNI1C40NLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/URZN/I1C40NLC/FWRURZNI1C40NLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/URZN/I1C40NLC/FWRURZNI1C40NLC.SMALL.jpg moshe.boruhin As part of a personal project, I developed a method for creating custom tool handles for people with hand related medical issues. The process consists of creating a silicone casting mold with a rotatable and interchangeable end unit (for fitting different tool heads) using a "positive" printed on a ...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:32:04 PDT
Mustang Leather Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustang-Leather-Tool-Roll/
Mustang Leather Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VMIW/I1B64971/F38VMIWI1B64971.SMALL.jpg tony.fantasia If you are on this site looking for things to make then you probably have sets of tools lying around or getting carried away by your 2 year old and stuffed in the bottom of a toy box or the oven compartment of their PlaySkool Kitchen set. A few months ago I made this tool roll that I quickly fell i...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:14:49 PDT
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Leather-Power-Tool-Holster/
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Here's a way to use scrap leather pieces covered with fabric to make functional tool holsters for your tool belt.If you have been up a ladder trying to reach up higher than you should to sink a screw, you know that 1: Don't let go of your expensive drill/driver or else it will take a possibly fatal ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:40 PDT
An Easy-to-Read Fractional Slide Rule http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easy-to-Read-Fractional-Slide-Rule/
An Easy-to-Read Fractional Slide Rule - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/JY0K/I1568T24/F6VJY0KI1568T24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/JY0K/I1568T24/F6VJY0KI1568T24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/JY0K/I1568T24/F6VJY0KI1568T24.SMALL.jpg dcoulon These rulers are easy to use, quick, and accurate. They build confidence and familiarity with measurement, and are a useful stepping-stone in the development of applied math skills. Materials list 1. Plastic louvered blind.2. Scissors.3. Paper cutter—helpful but not necessary.4. Clear packing ta...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:47:29 PDT
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Angle-Lock-Modification/
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SMALL.jpg tgreen588 Any woodworker (both professional or hobbyist) will tell you that it is critical to have accurate angle cuts. I have an older Craftsman table saw that is built like a tank. It has a cast iron table and very robust motor. However, there are two major problems. First: I turn the angle adjustment ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Quick-and-Easy-Leather-Sheath-for-File/
Cheap, Quick, and Easy Leather Sheath for File - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/UHPZ/I1561XKB/F46UHPZI1561XKB.SMALL.jpg awillybilly This sheath was made to give my new file some protection as it tumbles around in the bottom of my tool bag. Gather Materials, Tools & Supplies During the course of this project I used the following tools, supplies, and materials.-Contact Cement-Razor blade or other suitable cutting device-Ruler/s...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:46:03 PDT
Soldering helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-helper-1/
Soldering helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/R3N6/I14WA5AF/FWZR3N6I14WA5AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/R3N6/I14WA5AF/FWZR3N6I14WA5AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/R3N6/I14WA5AF/FWZR3N6I14WA5AF.SMALL.jpg hemalchevli Its a very simple project, please refer to the photos and the notes attached to them for the steps.You will need scrap piece of woodtwo alligator clipsM4 screwsdrill machine and bits
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:52:31 PDT
Homemade dust separator (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-dust-separator-video/
Homemade dust separator (video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/LRVQ/I0YGD6KI/F3OLRVQI0YGD6KI.SMALL.jpg earz_cd I've been accumulating a lot of sawdust lately with several house projects and a few "fun" projects. My poor shop vac has been taking a beating and the filter has definitely seen better days. I decided to scrounge up some materials that I already had and try my hand at making a dust seperator. I sho...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:11:52 PDT
SMALL TRANSPORT CART http://www.instructables.com/id/SMALL-TRANSPORT-CART/
SMALL TRANSPORT CART - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/IJXS/I1699BDS/FNYIJXSI1699BDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/IJXS/I1699BDS/FNYIJXSI1699BDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/IJXS/I1699BDS/FNYIJXSI1699BDS.SMALL.jpg zkeršič My friend asked me if he could do an easy stroller to transport gas cylinders or small things. I've used materials, which people usually discarded. Material: My friend asked me if he could do an easy stroller to transport gas cylinders or small things. I've used materials, which people usually di...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 04:35:19 PDT
Baileigh Combination Shear Brake Roll: A Quick Start Guide to Pier 9 Shop Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Baileigh-Combination-Shear-Brake-Roll-A-Quick-Star/
Baileigh Combination Shear Brake Roll: A Quick Start Guide to Pier 9 Shop Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/BE7J/I10JH95C/FNCBE7JI10JH95C.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker The Baileigh Combination Shear/Brake/Roll is located at the Autodesk Pier 9 Workshop in the Metal Studio. If you want to work with sheet metal at Pier 9, this tool is for you.The Baileigh Combination tool can shear mild steel sheet up to 16ga. and up to 52" wide. It can make 90 degree or greater ben...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 18:19:52 PDT
How to Clean Your Industrial Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Your-Industrial-Sewing-Machine/
How to Clean Your Industrial Sewing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/S7LR/I10JGOBB/FTRS7LRI10JGOBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/S7LR/I10JGOBB/FTRS7LRI10JGOBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/S7LR/I10JGOBB/FTRS7LRI10JGOBB.SMALL.jpg LuckyNeedle {"context":{"location":{},"footer-robot":{},"you-image":{},"spinner":{"jQuery110209858817844975204":194},"jQuery110209858817844975204":1},"selector":"#editor-Object-1"}
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:49:18 PDT
Wax Crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Crucible/
Wax Crucible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YVC1/I0VOVO8B/FB9YVC1I0VOVO8B.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 If you melt wax often you have encountered the problem of wax residue on your cookware, risking burns attempting to pour from a can or bowl, angry spouses from leaving wax residue in one of their pots or pans. In order to avoid these things, I decided to create my own wax crucible from junk I had la...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 10:26:13 PDT
Precision Router Plate Installation Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Router-Plate-Installation-Made-Easy/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 14:06:51 PDT
Rainbow Loom: Fishtail http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Fishtail-11/
Rainbow Loom: Fishtail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/64W3/I0UTPLN3/FV864W3I0UTPLN3.SMALL.jpg lalaheylala I am going to show you one of the easiest Rainbow Loom bracelets-the fishtail! :) Materials You will need:-Rubber bands in any color-Hook-C or S clips-Loom Getting Started Take one band, twist it into a figure eight, and place it over 2 pegs. Take 2 more and put them over the same 2 pegs....
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 13:59:29 PDT
Diy homemade mini hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-homemade-mini-hacksaw/
Diy homemade mini hacksaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/L8I2/I0TV3H4T/F1TL8I2I0TV3H4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/L8I2/I0TV3H4T/F1TL8I2I0TV3H4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/L8I2/I0TV3H4T/F1TL8I2I0TV3H4T.SMALL.jpg ed shtern I wanted to make some sort of blade out of the cutting edge of a tinfoil box. I realized though in order for this thin piece to be stiff it had to be held taught. So i decided to make a mini hacksaw out of it. Gathering Items 4 Popsicle sticks Tinfoil box edge cutter(the thingy used to cut tinfo...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:49:07 PDT
Quieten vise handles with Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Quieten-vise-handles-with-Sugru/
Quieten vise handles with Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/GD3K/I0RYYZN8/F1XGD3KI0RYYZN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/GD3K/I0RYYZN8/F1XGD3KI0RYYZN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/GD3K/I0RYYZN8/F1XGD3KI0RYYZN8.SMALL.jpg Thrumcap Here's a modification I made to quieten the handle bars on vises using Sugru, a self-setting flexible silicone rubber.A bit of background - vises have handles that slide and rotate. If they drop from the vertical position the loud crash they make when they drop is not appreciated by some vise owners...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 20:28:51 PDT