Instructables: exploring - workshop - foam - popular Mon, 3 Aug 2015 14:40:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Blade Runner Multi-material Electric Knife
The Blade Runner Multi-material Electric Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious There are plenty of Instructables showing how to make hot cutters for foam but I have not seen one that uses this less smelly and more effective method. This approach is definitely an unusual use for an ordinary thing, that gives EXTRAORDINARY results. It started with a cutting need I found some ...
By: Gregarious

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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:18:22 PDT
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable - More DIY How To Projects]]> Solarcycle This Instructable is for how to make a Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool.Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page ro pre-order a production model! Description1 2" Long piece of Kanthal 28 ga wire http://www.ebay.c...
By: Solarcycle

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:17:30 PDT
making a fiberglass air scoop
making a fiberglass air scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz it all started when I noticed my buggy engine would run a little hot on the highway so I came up with an idea to make a scoop to help force cool air into the cooling shroud. the only reason could come up with as to why it only happened when I was driving was because it was being blocked, kind of li...
By: drosenkranz

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:36:39 PDT
How I installed vinyl on my buggy
How I installed vinyl on my buggy - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz it all started because riding without padding on the bars you rest your arm on was uncomfortable. first decide what color vinyl, I chose red and black obviously. now start measuring and planning. I used all measurements for the armrests and upper headrests ... also I installed zippers so that I...
By: drosenkranz

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:31:02 PDT
Cast A Die (Or Dice)
Cast A Die (Or Dice) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kyleluvspets I made a die out of metal for an end of the semester present for the best teacher ever. One of the best times in that class was when we illegally recreated the board game "Catan". She made photos copies of the cards and board and even laminated it. We had the some pretty awesome games I might add. S...
By: Kyleluvspets

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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:40:15 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot!
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will teach you how to cast an aluminum slingshot capable of great power and suprising accuracy. The actual casting method used is "lost foam casting", in which foam is carved into the final design and buried in sand. Metal is poured into the foam, vaporising it and filling the mo...
By: PopsicleGhoul

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> All that i do In the past, I have bought many cheap sanding blocks on the market. For the most part they work just fine but I have often found that they are either not ergonomically designed and are uncomfortable to hold or replacing the sanding paper is a royal pain in the ass. So after cursing many sanding bloc...
By: All that i do

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
Laser Cut Foam Inserts for Tool Boxes
Laser Cut Foam Inserts for Tool Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcolson This is my first Instructable. Any constructive criticism in the comments will be gratefully accepted.Lately I'm doing more machining at TechShop SJ. As a result, I've been carrying a lot of cutting and measuring tools back and forth from home. Many of the tools have precisions surfaces or are somew...
By: tcolson

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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 20:58:20 PDT
How to Vacuum Form Foam (Reusing the Same Master, Many Times)
How to Vacuum Form Foam (Reusing the Same Master, Many Times) - More DIY How To Projects]]> thiagohersan Styrene + Foam + Heat = huge mess of melted plastics and burnt foam. This is how I prepare my foam to keep it from sticking to the styrene, and minimize the amount it shrinks with each casting. Prep Materials DAP Plaster of Paris (any plaster will probably work) Brush Water Contain...
By: thiagohersan

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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:24:43 PDT
TARDIS-inspired Fitted Wand Box
TARDIS-inspired Fitted Wand Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> CabbitCastle Backround: Some of you may have seen my other instructable, "Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter", where I describe how I constructed a combination of a Doctor Who Tenth Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver and Romana's Screwdriver into a combination of Screwdriver and wand. Basically, i...
By: CabbitCastle

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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:42:34 PDT
How To Cast An Aluminium Slingshot With Lost Foam Casting ⇔ The Art Of Weapons baneling-bust Hello! today i am showing you how i made me best slingshot yet! it took 20 hours to make but it was worth it! bands tutorial: forge tutorial: Disclaimer: i hol...
By: baneling-bust

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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:28:38 PST
DIY CONCRETE:: Door Stop - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHENG Concrete This Instructable will show you how to make a concrete door stop using a piece of 2" thick insulating foam. You'll print out a template, trace it onto foam, cut it out, glue it down to a base board, and then fill it with concrete. Materials + Supplies: 3/4" Melamine-coated particle board or ot...
By: CHENG Concrete

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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:08:11 PDT
Full Metal Sofa Falkenberg Hi There, so this is an little more complex project, I was looking for an new sofa but i couldnt find anything i like, and i´ve never seen an sofa completly made of Metal. so I got the idea to DIY an FULL METAL sofa and thought it couldnt be that hard to do, some profile tubes, a little sheetmetal,...
By: Falkenberg

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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 11:52:57 PST
Decorative Sound Absorbing Panels
Decorative Sound Absorbing Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeff-o What better way is there to spend an afternoon, than having your kids help upgrade the performance of your home theater?  If you're a geek dad, the list is pretty small. There are many way to improve your home theater, and adding sound-absorbing panels is an inexpensive way of doing it.  In my case...
By: jeff-o

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Sat, 7 Aug 2010 10:35:10 PDT
Spider-man Lost Foam Investment Casting
Spider-man Lost Foam Investment Casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creidhne For Christmas this year I wanted to get my little sister a nice gift, but was not sure what to get her. Having recently created my own aluminum melting furnace, I decided I could create her a nice and personal gift. She's a huge fan of spider-man, so I decided to create her a lost foam Casting of a...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:56:17 PST
Hack your car badges!
Hack your car badges! - More DIY How To Projects]]> irmiger This is an oldie, but goodie, taught to me when I was just a wee child by my dad. You can remove most of your vehicle's trim with your dentist's best floss! Badges, generally, are stuck to the car using two methods, posts or adhesive tape. Post-mounted badges are easy to remove sinc...
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Sun, 9 Dec 2012 14:31:54 PST
Make your hot glue gun cooler!
Make your hot glue gun cooler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndyGadget WHY would you want to make your hot glue gun cooler? Well, hot glue guns are great. They will stick just about any two materials together with a strong and flexible bond which hardens in less than a minute. But . . . I occasionally make radio control model planes out of Depron foam and EPP sheets ...
By: AndyGadget

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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:27:42 PDT
Giant Flying Discs
Giant Flying Discs - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This was an experiment to see if I could make an enormous Frisbee-style flying disc. The goal was to make one that was as massive as possible, but still actually flyable.  I ended up making two versions--both of which did indeed fly, although with varying levels of success.  The smaller of the two...
By: seamster

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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:40:36 PDT
Hot wire foam cutter
Hot wire foam cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> flywoodkb Cheap ($30+-) and easy to build hot wire foam cutter made from commonly available parts. Cuts styrofoam for surfboards, model plane wings, sculpture, model train or tabletop wargame terrain, 3D sign letters, mold models for lost foam casting, etc.5/17/2007, Important note! Please be sure to read the...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2006 15:25:45 PST
bean bag sofa / bed
bean bag sofa / bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> dan i started out thinking about building a beanbag, but being the prototypically exuberant man's man that i am i thought: 'i am going to go huge! why make a beanbag just like everyone else? i'll make the biggest, baddest beanbag evah!!!' Well in the end i did make the biggest baddest beanbag evah, but...
By: dan

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Fri, 13 Oct 2006 06:03:25 PDT