Instructables: exploring - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Nov 2014 05:42:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hatchet (Solid Steel) Restoration and Wood Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Solid-Steel-Restoration-and-Wood-Handle/
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By: Corasaurus Rex

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:27:43 PDT
Lawnmower Cable Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawnmower-Cable-Repair/
Lawnmower Cable Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/KQQR/I0UTQ11V/FYBKQQRI0UTQ11V.SMALL.jpg IR0NxLEGEND Hello everyone. First Instructable so please be kind!About two years ago the self propel cable on my Toro lawnmower snapped. Instead of ordering a new one I did some DIY which worked out pretty nicely until a couple of days ago. The cable snapped again! So this time around I figured I could share wi...
By: IR0NxLEGEND

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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 16:09:18 PDT
Ahooga Horn Lubrication http://www.instructables.com/id/Ahooga-Horn-Lubrication/
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By: Ghost Wolf

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:22:56 PDT
Tea Kettle Whistle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Kettle-Whistle-Repair/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:56:43 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
Convenient paint holder for a ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Convenient-paint-holder-for-a-ladder/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:25:57 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
Update A Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Update-A-Column/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:51:14 PDT
Air Seal Your Attic For Energy Savings http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Seal-Your-Attic-For-Energy-Savings/
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By: More Cowbell

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:44 PDT
how to renew teak garden furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-renew-teak-garden-furniture/
how to renew teak garden furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5WXT/I169OP6E/FL05WXTI169OP6E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5WXT/I169OP6E/FL05WXTI169OP6E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/5WXT/I169OP6E/FL05WXTI169OP6E.SMALL.jpg mpmuebles Although teak is one of the most resistant outer timber due to its high oil content, this wood also needs some maintenance to keep the garden furniture from turning gray and dry. Apply renovator product We can find in the market many brands specialized in restoring teak furniture offering the com...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:17:07 PDT
Re-Magnetize a Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Magnetize-a-Tool/
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By: Phil B

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:28:33 PDT
Rustic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Table/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:34:55 PDT
Emmet lego figure costume from LEGO MOVIE http://www.instructables.com/id/Emmet-lego-figure-costume-from-LEGO-MOVIE/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:23:18 PDT
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sliding-Vehicle-Lock-Box/
Hidden Sliding Vehicle Lock Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/SNI5/I1MQ6YF8/F9GSNI5I1MQ6YF8.SMALL.jpg matta26 Do you ever find yourself needing to leave valuables in your vehicle and not trust your glove box? I face this issue on an almost daily basis. Whether it be a trip to the golf course and wanting to leave my wedding ring and watch locked safely in my vehicle or the semi infrequent trips to the gym. ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:35 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
American Flag Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Pallet/
American Flag Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SMALL.jpg bluebean This instructable shows you how to make a hanging American flag from a pallet, It doesn't take too long and isn't too difficult, so enjoy!Tools/Items Required:SawHammerNailsSand paperbox cutterPrinterRulerMasking tapePaint - red/white/BlueVarnish Setting up the pallet Strip off all the wood exce...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:35:06 PDT
Sugru Self-Locking Wingnuts and Wingbolts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Self-Locking-Wingnuts-and-Wingbolts/
Sugru Self-Locking Wingnuts and Wingbolts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/WMHL/I1U2XZ6W/FHWWMHLI1U2XZ6W.SMALL.jpg pensativo This Instructable will help you turn ordinary nuts and bolts into super useful self-locking wingnuts and wingbolts.I use these at the joints of my custom table-top camera arm. Normal wingnuts can be used by hand, but don't lock well when they are 1/4" or bigger and lock-nuts with nylon inserts are ...
By: pensativo

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:59:58 PDT
Garage Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Storage/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 18:03:03 PDT
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Coroplast-Wall-Storage-for-Tools-and-/
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By: Nor-tea-a

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
Handmade Tobacco Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tobacco-Pipe/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:12:14 PDT
Digital Fabrication By Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Fabrication-By-Hand/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:25:39 PDT
Inventor HSM to DMS: 3+2 Axis Workflow http://www.instructables.com/id/DMS-32-Axis-Workflow/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:20:11 PDT
To Build A Shuttlecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Build-A-Shuttlecraft/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:38:38 PDT
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 I was inspired to create this Instructable from this project. Mini Tool KitI have an addiction to buying multi-tools every time I'm at the store, but they always ended up scattered in the house buried in drawers. I got one of the novelty bucket organizers as a gift. They were for putting on a coffee...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Based-12-Volt-Expeditionary-Rotary-Hole-Maker/
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, you spend a good portion of your time living out of your truck, DOWN BY THE RIVER! Well then, I don't need to tell you how many times I wish I had a drill for one reason or another. Sure, you could get a cordless drill, battery charger, and converter. But that's stupid! W...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:13:23 PDT
Garage Entry Accident Avoidance Guides http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Entry-Accident-Avoidance-Guides/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:32:09 PDT
Introduction to Leatherworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Leatherworking/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:56:17 PDT
Sewing and tooling a packable leather toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-and-tooling-a-packable-leather-toolbox/
Sewing and tooling a packable leather toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/KBEN/I1QY8U3D/F83KBENI1QY8U3D.SMALL.jpg shark_ef I used to travel with my work tools in a shoebox, but after one particularly wet season I decided I needed something a little more sturdy and more personalized though soft enough to still be packed into a checked bag without becoming damaged. I decided on leather not only because I was familiar wit...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:26:16 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Workbench-Area-Retrofit/
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/DSFH/I1NUU9W5/FFZDSFHI1NUU9W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/DSFH/I1NUU9W5/FFZDSFHI1NUU9W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/DSFH/I1NUU9W5/FFZDSFHI1NUU9W5.SMALL.jpg Laserbird This is an Instructable on how to turn a crabby empty space in to a productive shop work area! This workbench will be a central part in the new makerspace in Portland, OR located at 7600 N. Interstate Ave for makers of all types to come and work on projects!Here is a list of the materials, tools, an...
By: Laserbird

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
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By: awillybilly

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
Spray Paint Rack Improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Rack-Improvements/
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
By: awillybilly

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
Walnut Locket. http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Locket/
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By: Mr.Sanchez

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:45:01 PDT
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) http://www.instructables.com/id/WOODEN-GLOVEBOX-AKA-Busy-Kids-Station/
WOODEN GLOVEBOX (A.K.A Busy Kids Station) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/BH4Y/I1NUT3RB/F6DBH4YI1NUT3RB.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez I Remember those childhood days when we keep our founded treasures in granpa´s cigar box or even in the Wooden Glovebox. Well I like to keep that good old tradition with my kids. In my Son´s eleventh birthday I decided to give him an old style Gift, so I made a Wooden Glovebox with a series of gadge...
By: Mr.Sanchez

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:40:36 PDT
DIY Concrete Game Table under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Game-Table-under-100/
DIY Concrete Game Table under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/I4A3/I1HONS8P/FDMI4A3I1HONS8P.SMALL.jpg to'bryant So, my wife and I love the game Settlers of Catan. We have all of the expansions and just love it. We have introduced to game to both friends and family, and when we host a game night our dinning room is filled. The evening goes something like this: setup table for eating, eat, hurry to clean up foo...
By: to'bryant

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:08:49 PDT
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Beehive-Wrap-Up-Cocoon-with-Environmental-Monitori/
Beehive Wrap Up Cocoon with Environmental Monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/7EWX/I1QXSR92/F1A7EWXI1QXSR92.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Some might say I am slightly obsessive about beehive insulation for the winter, but I am only guided by other beekeeper's experiences in my neighbourhood. Two years ago people were losing 2/3 of their bees due to the cold and they're still not insulating their hives. Now, I have come up with a third...
By: Tecwyn Twmffat

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:21:08 PDT
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpit-With-Integrated-Bench-Seats/
Sandpit With Integrated Bench Seats - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/HV47/I1OTZVTW/F1NHV47I1OTZVTW.SMALL.jpg doncra My biggest project to date - the ultimate sandpit - it has built in seats that fold to cover the sand when not in use and prevents it from becoming what would otherwise be the litter tray for every neighbourhood cat.This is a time consuming build but well worth it - there's lots of timber to buy, cu...
By: doncra

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:28:23 PDT
Make nozzles for precise glue applications http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-nozzles-for-precise-glue-applications/
Make nozzles for precise glue applications - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TY9H/I1NUN07K/F8QTY9HI1NUN07K.SMALL.jpg Semsemee How many times have you tried to use glue in a very precise application without making a mess and end up with your fingers glued together or to the stuff you are working on.This is a very short yet helpful instructable to show you how to make your own superglue nozzles to help you in your precise gl...
By: Semsemee

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:36:14 PDT
Clean Your Hazy Headlights With Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Your-Hazy-Headlights-With-Toothpaste/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:29:07 PDT
Simple potting bench with storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-gardening-table-out-of-old-pallets/
Simple potting bench with storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/UFZH/I1NUJU03/FTMUFZHI1NUJU03.SMALL.jpg Hariskal A Potting bench or gardening table is a kind of workbench used for small gardening tasks such as transplanting seedlings. A basic potting bench has a work surface at bench height and storage for potting soil, pots, and tools.What you are going to need:2 pallets, ideally in a good conditionElectric ...
By: Hariskal

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:32:09 PDT
DIY wood case for Arduino LCD shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-wood-case-for-Arduino-LCD-shield/
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By: ibenkos

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:20:41 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
By: kludge77

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
MineCraft Heart (wood) http://www.instructables.com/id/MineCraft-Heart-wood/
MineCraft Heart (wood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/FYYA/I1K3TPOU/FWDFYYAI1K3TPOU.SMALL.jpg binarybug Two weeks ago I posted an instructable about how I made a wooden MineCraft Sword. I had some wood left and I made a wooden MineCraft Heart with it. Initially I thought of making ten hearts... but after finishing one it became clear that would take quite some time... so one is enough for me :)As I go...
By: binarybug

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:20:42 PDT
Diesel Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Diesel-Fish/
Diesel Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/LQ5H/I169CLAP/FQ8LQ5HI169CLAP.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Diesel Fish are gear ties for your truck. Anywhere you would use a knot, you can use Diesel Fish. It's designed for rope 1/2" diameter or smaller and also works with flat webbing. It's so simple you can even tie it wearing boxing gloves! Two years ago I posted Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. Since then...
By: Mrballeng

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:22:30 PDT
Asset Recovery II: Plasma TV Harvest http://www.instructables.com/id/Asset-Recovery-II-Plasma-TV-Harvest/
Asset Recovery II: Plasma TV Harvest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/KC1V/I1KJQS1G/FY7KC1VI1KJQS1G.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank When driving around my neighborhood I'm always on the lookout for roadside swag, be it building material, furniture, or electronics as well as anything else of possible interest. I recently acquired two dead plasma TVs and brought them home since I have a project in mind and I knew that what was ins...
By: BeachsideHank

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:34:11 PDT
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-HACK-Suction-Cup-Window-Planters/
IKEA HACK: Suction Cup Window Planters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/OZ51/I1KJQKG8/FAFOZ51I1KJQKG8.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura We have tons of awesome floor to ceiling windows at our workshop, and we have had to get creative with how we store things. Things are getting anchored to the walls and I-Beams, but its hard to put a screw in 1-inch plate glass.I decided to to put in a little garden that could always have light, and...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:53:22 PDT
Recycled head mounts for Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-head-mounts-for-Dodocase-VR/
Recycled head mounts for Dodocase VR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/BP8Y/I1ETXC6I/FAUBP8YI1ETXC6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/BP8Y/I1ETXC6I/FAUBP8YI1ETXC6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/BP8Y/I1ETXC6I/FAUBP8YI1ETXC6I.SMALL.jpg taipeihackerspace This instructable is part of the Instructables Build Night with Dodocase at the Taipei Hackerspace.One difficulty with the Dodocase VR is that one has to hold them in their hand to use it (even with both hands, ideally). Sometimes that's not desirable, and a hands-free head mount is required. It's p...
By: taipeihackerspace

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:15:09 PDT
Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Guide-to-Flux-Cored-Arc-MIG-Welding/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:46 PDT
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) http://www.instructables.com/id/ro-bo-di-na-tor-robot-style-Dodocase-google-cardbo/
ro-bo-di-na-tor (robot style Dodocase, google cardboard) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/JY7X/I1KJO4MF/F7EJY7XI1KJO4MF.SMALL.jpg Mr_MdR Last tuesday I had the privilege to play with the dodocase (sort of google cardboard) at Fablab Breda (NL).While we where playing en searching for apps, I found the app "Glitcher VR". The app adds a layer on what the camera sees; for example Color Inverse. One of the 'filters' it has is a filter whe...
By: Mr_MdR

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:23:25 PDT
Icosahedron Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Icosahedron-Lamp/
Icosahedron Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/P435/I1JVYG4E/FO0P435I1JVYG4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/P435/I1JVYG4E/FO0P435I1JVYG4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/P435/I1JVYG4E/FO0P435I1JVYG4E.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider In this Instructable I will explain the process of building a Geodesic Lamp(s) using Google Sketch Up and an Epilog 120 Watt laser cutter. I start with very basic step-by-step instructions on how to render a Icosahedron using Sketch Up. If 3-d computer modeling is new to you this step will be very ...
By: dustinfeider

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:26:09 PDT
More Than Just a Table Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Than-Just-a-Table-Repair/
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By: GRitter

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:45:18 PDT