Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:49:59 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY wall lamp / sconce with a shelf made with hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wall-Lamp-Sconce-With-a-Shelf/
DIY wall lamp / sconce with a shelf made with hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1RI3/IR3LK6QX/F1B1RI3IR3LK6QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1RI3/IR3LK6QX/F1B1RI3IR3LK6QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/1RI3/IR3LK6QX/F1B1RI3IR3LK6QX.SMALL.jpg EYSpace I have a very small living room which means I don't have any room for end tables and I don't have a place to put table lamps or floor lamps. So to add more lighting, I came up with this design for wall sconces that incorporates a shelf that can double as small end tables. I made them using standard ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:34:02 PDT
Making a Hoverboard From Junk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Hoverboard-From-Junk/
Making a Hoverboard From Junk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ULTG/IR3LJGQI/FH5ULTGIR3LJGQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ULTG/IR3LJGQI/FH5ULTGIR3LJGQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ULTG/IR3LJGQI/FH5ULTGIR3LJGQI.SMALL.jpg Make it Extreme Glad to say that's the 42nd structure by make it extreme! For this structure we were inspired from many videos uploaded on youtube where people use hover boards for entertainment. Materials Our aim was to make a hoverboard using the parts of an old gym piece of equipment as well as other recycled...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:58:51 PDT
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Face-Shield-w-Built-in-Safety-Glasses/
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting a face shield for all sorts of dangerous projects, but they're pretty expensive, and I can't seem to find one anyway.I originally thought of buying a sheet of Plexiglass, melting it, and then bending, but I doubt that it will work, since it will probably crack, and will ruin the op...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:38:48 PDT
Triple Your Tool Storage Space! http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-Your-Tool-Storage-Space/
Triple Your Tool Storage Space! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/JJCS/IQYT4948/FJWJJCSIQYT4948.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/JJCS/IQYT4948/FJWJJCSIQYT4948.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/JJCS/IQYT4948/FJWJJCSIQYT4948.SMALL.jpg carl5blum My workshop was a mess and I needed to organize the tool storage wall behind my work bench. I had too many tools for the space available and had to juggle tools from the front to the back of overloaded hooks. Add Tool Storage Doors If the wall is too small, perhaps I could triple the space by add...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:43:53 PDT
Posable lamp from a broken cafetière base http://www.instructables.com/id/Posable-Lamp-From-a-Broken-Cafetière-Base/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:55:23 PDT
Refurbishing a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Refurbishing-a-Chair/
Refurbishing a Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G9L4/IQYT3BH8/FWOG9L4IQYT3BH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G9L4/IQYT3BH8/FWOG9L4IQYT3BH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/G9L4/IQYT3BH8/FWOG9L4IQYT3BH8.SMALL.jpg jjrlo Hello fellow makers and flippers, in this instructable I am going to be showing you how I redid a chair so that it was house ready. This is my first Instructable and I wanted it to be something different than I normally make. I usually work with a lot electronics and building, so working with fabric...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:42:39 PDT
Layered Wooden Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Wooden-Sculptures/
Layered Wooden Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6FHZ/IQYT32PR/FL16FHZIQYT32PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6FHZ/IQYT32PR/FL16FHZIQYT32PR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/6FHZ/IQYT32PR/FL16FHZIQYT32PR.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy There's a brilliant artist named Gabriel Schama who creates breath-taking artwork with wood. When I first came across his wooden sculptures, I immediately felt inspired by his work. He laser cuts layers that make an intricate three-dimensional design when fully assembled, and I liked that concept. S...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:26:31 PDT
Electrical musical sunny sailboat http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrical-Musical-Sunny-Sailboat/
Electrical musical sunny sailboat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YUEW/IQYT4II8/F6DYUEWIQYT4II8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YUEW/IQYT4II8/F6DYUEWIQYT4II8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/YUEW/IQYT4II8/F6DYUEWIQYT4II8.SMALL.jpg utatuka Hello,I will tel you about the construction of our electric boat.First of all, my father bought a plan from the web.He is a very curious person to boats.He was living in Prinkipo Istanbul.He knows a lot of fisherman and boat constructers.He talked with them and decided to build a boat.She is a 4.70 ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:04:05 PDT
Fancy Pallet Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Pallet-Box/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:07:02 PDT
Glazed Penny Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Glazed-Penny-Table/
Glazed Penny Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/FCLE/IQYT4S80/FPBFCLEIQYT4S80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/FCLE/IQYT4S80/FPBFCLEIQYT4S80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/FCLE/IQYT4S80/FPBFCLEIQYT4S80.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog The purpose of this Instructable is to show how I turned Trash into Treasure!Please vote for 11th hour entry! I took a trashed wine table and turned it into a beautiful piece of furniture that is sure to be valued as a family heirloom. A little bit of finish work, pennies, and glazing does the trick...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 18:39:02 PDT
How to Paint Your Car Wheels in a Two Tone Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-Your-Car-Wheels-in-a-Two-Tone-Finish/
How to Paint Your Car Wheels in a Two Tone Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/BS2G/IQYT6IU5/FL4BS2GIQYT6IU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/BS2G/IQYT6IU5/FL4BS2GIQYT6IU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/BS2G/IQYT6IU5/FL4BS2GIQYT6IU5.SMALL.jpg speedkar9 Here's how to transform the look of your car by giving its wheels a two tone paint job. Before photos Here's what the wheel looks like before painting. Very old, dirty, with scratches, curb rash, dull finish and chipped up.Makes the vehicle look older than it is. Surface Preparation Start wit...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:10:16 PDT
Camp fire skewers for SMORES CONES! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Fire-Skewers-for-SMORES-CONES/
Camp fire skewers for SMORES CONES! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/AK1S/IQYT318J/FUDAK1SIQYT318J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/AK1S/IQYT318J/FUDAK1SIQYT318J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/AK1S/IQYT318J/FUDAK1SIQYT318J.SMALL.jpg stevemoseley This Instructable will show you how to make your own camp fire skewers that also hold smores cones. You can make your hot dog or brats as a main course and then have dessert with marshmallow smores cones over the campfire.If you are unfamiliar with smores cones then you need to give them a try. So...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:51:38 PDT
Shaving Kit from Coconut http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Kit-From-Coconut-Shell/
Shaving Kit from Coconut - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4JA1/IQYTH2J7/FKZ4JA1IQYTH2J7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4JA1/IQYTH2J7/FKZ4JA1IQYTH2J7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/4JA1/IQYTH2J7/FKZ4JA1IQYTH2J7.SMALL.jpg bhavik zure Explaining coconut is quite difficult job. It is multipurpose, multi functional tree. we can easily use roots to leaf for our day today requirement.In this project i am going to use some coconut shell and coir to make a complete shaving kit.same shaving kit you can make with yellow bamboo, as they h...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:35:31 PDT
Roof Luggage Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-Luggage-Rack/
Roof Luggage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/605C/IQYT17RM/F67605CIQYT17RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/605C/IQYT17RM/F67605CIQYT17RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/605C/IQYT17RM/F67605CIQYT17RM.SMALL.jpg god.favored My friend recently went camping with his family of 4 and found that there just wasn't enough room in his jeep for the whole family and all the camping supplies. He asked me to help design and build a roof rack for his rig so that his family would be a bit more comfortable on the drive out next time...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:16:17 PDT
Metal Truss Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Truss-Platform/
Metal Truss Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/P12U/IQYT17L8/F8VP12UIQYT17L8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/P12U/IQYT17L8/F8VP12UIQYT17L8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/P12U/IQYT17L8/F8VP12UIQYT17L8.SMALL.jpg god.favored I wanted to build a new platform for our drummer and thought something metal would be really cool on our stage but would be able to move anywhere on the stage with just one person. The parameters of design:Square tubingTruss styleMetal constructionSturdy enough for a drum set and drummer without sha...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:05:23 PDT
Custom Flatbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Flatbed/
Custom Flatbed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SMALL.jpg god.favored I normally start all of my projects like this in a 3d cad software and make a full plan, multiple times. and this one I made probably 4 different plans for and didn't like any of them, so eventually I just pulled off my old utility bed and just built it as I went. This will be more of a picture ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:40:19 PDT
DIY Custom Standing Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Standing-Desk/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:29:57 PDT
Space Shuttle Copper Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-Shuttle-Copper-Pin/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:03:34 PDT
MAKE a DOLLHOUSE BOOKCASE http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKE-a-DOLLHOUSE-BOOKCASE/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:58:13 PDT
Wood Turned Bird Call http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Bird-Call-About-Me/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:31:13 PDT
Lithium powered spot welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Spot-Welder-WITH-Salvaged-Lithium-Cells/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:10:40 PDT
A Scale Model Car Body from Trash http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Scale-Model-Car-Body-From-Trash/
A Scale Model Car Body from Trash - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/KPVP/IQYSZQYO/FD9KPVPIQYSZQYO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/KPVP/IQYSZQYO/FD9KPVPIQYSZQYO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD9/KPVP/IQYSZQYO/FD9KPVPIQYSZQYO.SMALL.jpg dosimeter In this instructable, I will show you how to make a scale model car using an old metal box that is otherwise destined to be thrown away. I will only go through the body panels for now (Not the chassis, interior or paint) since it would become pretty long otherwise. You may need to have a template sc...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:23:41 PDT
INFRARED LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/INFRARED-LIGHTS/
INFRARED LIGHTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/EU3C/IQYSZTNN/F59EU3CIQYSZTNN.SMALL.jpg darrenhall A simple little hack that will give any ghost hunters two Infrared lights for under five pounds Items and tools Ok - first things firstDrop onto Ebay and get hold of a pack of infrared LEDs ( about one pound ninety for 100) - size 5mm.Call into your local POUND WORLD shop and pick up two of the h...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:25:43 PDT
DIY Barn Style Door http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Barn-Style-Door/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:39:18 PDT
Scrabble Letter Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrabble-Letter-Holders/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:45:47 PDT
D.I.Y Ultra Quiet Shop compressor from a refrigerator motor (compressor) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ultra-Quiet-Shop-Compressor-From-a-Refrigerato/
D.I.Y Ultra Quiet Shop compressor from a refrigerator motor (compressor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7BT/IQYT274A/FJ8V7BTIQYT274A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7BT/IQYT274A/FJ8V7BTIQYT274A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7BT/IQYT274A/FJ8V7BTIQYT274A.SMALL.jpg botzendesign I needed to build a very quiet, higher capacity compressor for my Industrial Design Studio shop, since the one I have is quite loud and does not have the capacity that I was comfortable with for my urethane casting work.In this Instructable I show you how to build the compressor from parts you can ...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:02:50 PDT
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Awl-2-Ways/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:57:19 PDT
Drill-Powered Tool/Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Tool/Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Bucket-Attachment-Point-Lets-Lift-Heavy-St/
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SMALL.jpg doozer_not_fraggle You paid WHAT for that tractor, and it doesn't even have a decent attachment point for lifting random farm stuff?!?!?Are you a tractor owner, and find yourself wanting to hook a chain onto something huge and lift it, only to find the shoddy folks in accounting at the tractor company decided to save ...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:36:47 PDT
Handcarved Wooden Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/Handcarved-Wooden-Wand/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 02:49:48 PDT
Wood Cufflinks http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Cufflinks/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:45:01 PDT
Precision Hot Wire Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Hot-Wire-Station/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:13:18 PDT
How To Build a Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Shed-1/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:36:04 PDT
Craft Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Brake/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:42:17 PDT
DIY Electric Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Sander/
DIY Electric Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/X3LH/IQYSXMPZ/F9QX3LHIQYSXMPZ.SMALL.jpg dosimeter This is a simple electric sander that you can make at home if you have a small 12V drill machine, the one used for printed circuit boards. I needed a small handy sander for a project since sanding manually with hands is time consuming and difficult sometimes. Moreover, it works great with metals too...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:56:54 PDT
Scrappy 3 Legged Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrappy-3-Legged-Lamp/
Scrappy 3 Legged Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SMALL.jpg DMRagan I am new to welding and this is my first project. I collect anything I "know I will find a use for" and my garage was getting a bit full. I began a welding class through the local arts institute and decided to 'clean' my garage a bit. I found cobblers shoe forms, rusty chain, old saw blade, vinta...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:11:28 PDT
Decking on Top of Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Decking-on-Top-of-Pallets/
Decking on Top of Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/J8JA/IQYT0Q99/F4PJ8JAIQYT0Q99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/J8JA/IQYT0Q99/F4PJ8JAIQYT0Q99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/J8JA/IQYT0Q99/F4PJ8JAIQYT0Q99.SMALL.jpg tonysas7 Levelling 1st off all i measured up the size off patio i was going to deck and worked out that for my size 8 euro pallets (1.2 x 0.8) fitted great. I called in to a warehouse and got 9 for free. Extra pallet for step. I worked out i needed 18 lengths of decking. I then started to level out the ...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:58:19 PDT
Firewood Wine Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-Wine-Box/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:02:41 PDT
How To Make A Mid Century Modern Accent Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mid-Century-Modern-Accent-Table/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:08:02 PDT
DIY Homemade Vacuum Cleaner using computer cooling fan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Vacuum-Cleaner-Using-Computer-Cooling/
DIY Homemade Vacuum Cleaner using computer cooling fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/V9EW/IQYT0F54/FFYV9EWIQYT0F54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/V9EW/IQYT0F54/FFYV9EWIQYT0F54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/V9EW/IQYT0F54/FFYV9EWIQYT0F54.SMALL.jpg MakeStuff_MS In this video i will show you how to build your own DIY vacuum cleaner Making Video Things Required 1. Plastic Bottle2. Bottle Cap3. Another Cap with length 3 to 5 Cm4. Cloth with Filter5. 12 Volt Computer Cooling Fan6. Scale, Sketch Pen & Knife7. Insulation Tape8. Scissor9. Soldering Rod, S...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:57:35 PDT
Laser Marking Samurai Swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Marking-Samurai-Swords/
Laser Marking Samurai Swords - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/T3WP/IQXDY7J1/FNYT3WPIQXDY7J1.SMALL.jpg Trotec Laser Canada Check out how we mark 2 Samurai Swords with the Hattori Hanzo logo from the film Kill Bill! We use a CO2 laser on one sword, and a Fiber laser on the other with the same machine to demonstrate the Speedy 300 flexx's amazing ability. Converting the logo to black and white Find the Hattori Hanzo lo...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:15:39 PDT
HeliCar - Making a Car From an Old Toy Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/HeliCar-Making-a-Car-From-an-Old-Toy-Helicopter/
HeliCar - Making a Car From an Old Toy Helicopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/KVKO/IQU17363/FSWKVKOIQU17363.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/KVKO/IQU17363/FSWKVKOIQU17363.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/KVKO/IQU17363/FSWKVKOIQU17363.SMALL.jpg dosimeter I had an old rc helicopter lying around in the house which had lost its balance sometime ago. It would wobble badly and then smash into a wall and then drop to the floor. The thing was really cheap and low quality. However, the propellers, the motors and all electronics were good and worked. If you ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:58:06 PDT
Metal Wire Toothless http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Wire-Toothless/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:23:21 PDT
Coke Can Cast Concrete Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coke-Can-Cast-Concrete-Candle-Holder/
Coke Can Cast Concrete Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/E4V9/IQXDXTJD/FB7E4V9IQXDXTJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/E4V9/IQXDXTJD/FB7E4V9IQXDXTJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/E4V9/IQXDXTJD/FB7E4V9IQXDXTJD.SMALL.jpg zaclewis98 WHAT INSPIRED ME?If you have seen a couple of my other Instructables, you will have noticed that I love obscure materials such as pallet wood, concrete and metal. I love using these in weird but wonderful projects such as phone holders, lamps and jewellery. This is my second Concrete Candle holder. ...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:45:14 PDT
Tube Cast Concrete Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Cast-Concrete-Candle-Holder/
Tube Cast Concrete Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T3XA/IQXDXYHJ/FVYT3XAIQXDXYHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T3XA/IQXDXYHJ/FVYT3XAIQXDXYHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/T3XA/IQXDXYHJ/FVYT3XAIQXDXYHJ.SMALL.jpg RebeccaLewis99 What Inspired me?Im not the type of person to normally create the physical pieces such as the one Im writing about now. Im more of an art person. I have just finished my first year of college and now I have a few weeks to indulge in a few projects with my boy friend. This will sound quite similar to...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:57:59 PDT
Wine Bottle Floor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Floor-Lamp/
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:14:00 PDT
Changing Your Brake Pads Yourself http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Your-Brake-Pads-Yourself/
Changing Your Brake Pads Yourself - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/OK43/IQU15RPS/FPIOK43IQU15RPS.SMALL.jpg Kieffer899 Every pad (don't quote me on this) has a metal tab located around it that when the pad itself is worn down so much, it will actually rub against your rotor, emitting an awful squealing sound when you brake. Eventually, you'll hear the sound even when you are not braking. This is the true tell sign t...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:33:31 PDT
The Metal Snake http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Metal-Snake/
The Metal Snake - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/QGAU/IQXDXD0F/FE1QGAUIQXDXD0F.SMALL.jpg jesseben A very cool metal snake for your desk. What you need Wire of your choice, side cutters, pliers, a hammer that is flat on the bottom, a glove, a hard surface to hit against, and a grinder. Cut the wire Cut the wire 9 to 12 inches long. Make the wire as straight as possible. Bend to your...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:49:32 PDT
Simple Forge From Red House Bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Forge-From-Red-House-Bricks/
Simple Forge From Red House Bricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SMALL.jpg joleothetall So you want to make a forge, but you don't have much time or money to build something state of the art. I think every beginning blacksmith has been there. It's tough to figure out how to make a structure that will hold up to high amounts of heat and still stay functioning without having to spend a l...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:21:24 PDT
Easy DWC Hydroponics system http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DWC-Hydroponics-System/
Easy DWC Hydroponics system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/JQXH/IQU145F4/F08JQXHIQU145F4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/JQXH/IQU145F4/F08JQXHIQU145F4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/JQXH/IQU145F4/F08JQXHIQU145F4.SMALL.jpg oolala170 In this instructable I am going to be showing you how to make a cheap and easy Deep Water Culture hydroponic system, suitable for many different plants!Overall this project cost me around £20 or $26, so the system is a nice intro to hydroponics.I hope you enjoy my instructable, enjoy! :) Materials...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 05:05:15 PDT