Instructables: exploring - workshop - copper - metal Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:00:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks
Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ikkalebob I was recently comissioned to make a Morokei Dragon Priest Mask from Skyrim. I decided that since I couldn't find the perfect Morokei colour I had in mind in a regular metallic paint, I would use cold-casting techniques to create a realistic metal finish exactly how I'd envisioned. This led to many ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 05:41:59 PDT
Mirror Finishing A Metal
Mirror Finishing A Metal - More DIY How To Projects]]> ygujarati Sometimes its really difficult dealing with metals like copper and brass (Two metal that we'll be dealing with) . Mirror finishing a metal like the copper plate I have shown in this Instructable, isn't really hard or difficult to achieve, especially when your projects requires metal parts. A dull no...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:09:27 PDT
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
How to make a Fire Wood Holder from an old washing machine Tub.
How to make a Fire Wood Holder from an old washing machine Tub. - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpine522 This old washing machine tub was what my father used in our home growing up to store firewood by the fire place. When my father passed away in November of 2012 and upon the settling of his estate I was able to get this item with all of its sentimental value to me for use in my home. To many folks ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:54:32 PST
Copper Steampunk Watchamacallit
Copper Steampunk Watchamacallit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moose Art Design I had the urge to build something random and quirky, so this is what I came up with. It's a steampunk..... something, a watchamacallit that's it :3) It's fun to just hold in your hand and flip open and close. Put it on a chain or piece of string and wear it as a necklace. Or put a little clock insid...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:46:25 PST
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> LizardShop This Instructable will show you how to make small wire ornaments for cheap.Materials:Mechanics wire ($1.00)Soldering iron ($5.00)Solder (2.00)Magnets. (Free!) Template Making a template will help with bending your wire to the appropriate size according to the drawing. ...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:37:44 PST
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping
DIY Candle Holder with Wood & Copper Piping - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar This awesome little candle holder would make a great gift around Christmas time, or why not make a set for yourself to enjoy around the holidays. Using wood and copper, the design here is quite simple and elegant, and altogether it comes together quite easily. Make the Candle Holder Material:Wood...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 15:53:47 PST
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> n1cod3mus Building a Propane burner for a forge or furnace.I wanted to revisit my aluminum foundry, previously I had it running on charcoal which turned out to be messy and expensive and in the UK its hard to get charcoal in the winter. I decided I needed to build a propane burner as propane is available all ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 PDT
Stargate Privacy Vault
Stargate Privacy Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian The mechanical iris has always been a fascination of mine, there is just something about the movement of the aperture...This one is embedded within a more complex structure!Where better to hide your most private secrets than a Stargate!!!...This is a simple privacy vault that opens when the symbol r...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Brass Industrial Lamp
Brass Industrial Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos In this instructable we will go through the process of creating a pretty cool industrial/steampunk lamp that is controlled by a valve dimmer switch. The cool thing about this project is that while the core build is fairly well essential the actual lamp body is very customizable so you can add your...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:57:47 PDT
Copper Book Mark
Copper Book Mark - More DIY How To Projects]]> mightymcc Here I will show you how to make a copper book mark that is perfect for reading in the spring sun. You will need:Copper sheetTin snipsHammer (optional)Torch (optional)Remember to be safe!P.S. When making this I hadn't planned on making an instructable so I don't have pictures of the process. I am ve...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 16:04:31 PST
Backyard Metal Casting and Homemade Forges blkhawk For thousands of years, man has worked metals. Although some of the technology to work metals is relatively recent, the initial human drive to create is still with us. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 08:44:06 PDT
Blacksmithing Ancient Egyptian Copper Chisels
Blacksmithing Ancient Egyptian Copper Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> damianzuch Tina and I were asked to make copper chisels for a television show about Ancient Egypt (here is the show; oddly, I haven't seen it yet so I don't know where the chisels play. We also built a lot of the sets and props for the reenactment parts and the Pharaoh statue was molded off my mug!!! :). The p...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:00:36 PDT
Cute little desklamp made from scrap Fullmetal, Steampunk Falkenberg Hi there, So here´s another little fullmetal lamp i´ve made from scrap. -The stand is an old heater valve handle - the tube is an leftover piece of copper tube from an cargas system wich i bend in this position, it´s brazed to the stand an an old wheelnut of an vintage mini cooper wich is is braze...
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:53:18 PDT
Copper Rose - an everlasting flower!
Copper Rose - an everlasting flower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> SanjayBeast Hi all, So, after lots of requests from the internet and my friends, I thought I'd upload a step-by-step guide to making a rose out of sheet copper and steel/brass rod. Of course, this is not a definitive guide - I saw a similar flower on the internet and wasn't completely satisfied with it, so modi...
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:01:04 PST
Copper Rose - Perfect for Valentines Day! SanjayBeast Hi all - first ever instructable, so be nice, I made this pair of copper and silver steel roses for a friend of mine, and she absolutely loved them to bits (she's going on holiday, so I had to give them to her early). They're of my own design that took inspiration from some I saw on the net, and req...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 07:18:30 PST
Magazine box
Magazine box - More DIY How To Projects]]> oldanvilyoungsmith I had a problem, there was a stack of partially read magazines on the floor by the head of my bed, gun magazines, popular mechanics, knife world, all sorts. This stack was constantly becoming spread across the floor and not staying where I wanted it. So, this box came into being.   You'll notice, m...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:39:22 PDT
Homemade Mini Bend Brake
Homemade Mini Bend Brake - More DIY How To Projects]]> Improbable Construct In this Instructable I will show you how I made a Mini Bend Brake to bend some 1/16" aluminum. I needed to make clean straight bends in strips of aluminum for my Hidden Bookshelf Light Switch. I had pretty good luck bending the aluminum in my bench vise, but it was hard to keep the bends square an...
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Tue, 6 Mar 2012 19:54:40 PST
3rd mechanical Iris with very thin leaves! kommodore OK! so today i made a new set of leaves for the iris, this time i made them of a very thin (0,1 mm) copper sheet. The reason for the thin leaves, is to achieve a complete close of the iris, and the results were amazing! On the pics you can see: Pictures 1, 2 and 3 : The finished assembly Pictu...
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Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:22:28 PDT
Free Copper Sheet from Pipe!*
Free Copper Sheet from Pipe!* - More DIY How To Projects]]> instructamum *unless you include installation of a new boiler I just had my boiler replaced with a fantastic new one. The first thing the plumber did was to put the old boiler outside our house on the curb. It was quickly taken by a scrap collector. This got me thinking about all the scrap copper pipe that w...
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 08:02:49 PST
Inlaid Steel Thingies
Inlaid Steel Thingies - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vendigroth I'M NOT DEAD Sorry about the long absence, but there were exams and stuff to deal with, then I didn't make much of anything i felt the need to post for a while, but yesterday, while playing around, I found the answer to a problem that’s been weighing on my mind for a while: Inlaying. I’ve never...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2007 14:30:28 PDT