Instructables: exploring - workshop - free - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 May 2016 17:49:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Free Heavy Duty Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Heavy-Duty-Shelves/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 21:25:15 PDT
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Make The Ultimate Wooden Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Turning a dead scooter into a speed machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Dead-Scooter-Into-a-Speed-Machine/
Turning a dead scooter into a speed machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/L66G/IMHYQNK4/F5CL66GIMHYQNK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/L66G/IMHYQNK4/F5CL66GIMHYQNK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/L66G/IMHYQNK4/F5CL66GIMHYQNK4.SMALL.jpg MakinThings The goal of this ible is to show you how to fix the most common problem with small electric scooters. The most common issue is related to the battery, followed by the charger, meaning these are often available for anywhere from 50$ to free.What is more, in fixing this, we can easily make it 50% more...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 20:24:13 PDT
Redneck, Fast, Dirt Cheap, Oscillating Multi-tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Redneck-Fast-Dirt-Cheap-Oscillating-Multi-tool/
Redneck, Fast, Dirt Cheap, Oscillating Multi-tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/BTVP/IM2B2N75/FLJBTVPIM2B2N75.SMALL.jpg jimmytvf I always wanted one of those tools, but are pretty damn expensive, and i just needed to cut some insulating foam, so i made this dirt cheap mod on my sander, and the results are way better than i expected! What'cha need... Well, this is a very straight forward 'ible, so let's make things easy.- ...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2016 04:16:20 PDT
Make a bandsaw Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bandsaw-Box/
Make a bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/XH19/IM0VNGSS/FWRXH19IM0VNGSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/XH19/IM0VNGSS/FWRXH19IM0VNGSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/XH19/IM0VNGSS/FWRXH19IM0VNGSS.SMALL.jpg Moy perez woodshop A band saw box can be used to store small items such as jewelry, coins or just about anything you can fit inside the drawers. This type of box is called a Band saw Box because you can make it using only one Saw, you guessed it, a Band Saw. You can let your imagination run wild and come up with a u...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 15:04:22 PDT
Portable Cinema Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Cinema-Box/
Portable Cinema Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/L8IU/IL6XJ2QN/FQUL8IUIL6XJ2QN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/L8IU/IL6XJ2QN/FQUL8IUIL6XJ2QN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/L8IU/IL6XJ2QN/FQUL8IUIL6XJ2QN.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Portable Cinema box for your Device. Its very usefull when i watch a film. Watch Film would be more focused and exciting. Make it, Dont Buy it. You can make this from Cardboard, thin plywood, plastic, or anything you want. The image will become much clearer and better. Feel like in the Cinema....
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 06:18:00 PST
Little Free Library From Pallet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Free-Library-From-Pallet-Wood/
Little Free Library From Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/4CBS/IJYUHWKL/FAU4CBSIJYUHWKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/4CBS/IJYUHWKL/FAU4CBSIJYUHWKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/4CBS/IJYUHWKL/FAU4CBSIJYUHWKL.SMALL.jpg djkurtz92 Looking for a pallet wood project. Break up the pallets Using a hammer and crow bar i tried to disassemble the pallets without damaging too much wood. Build a Library with the wood. I didn't really measure or plan this just like my arcade projects I just made. I apologize in advance. I don't m...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:51:24 PST
Almost Free Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Almost-Free-Router-Table/
Almost Free Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/SHXZ/IJNM7T6C/FSTSHXZIJNM7T6C.SMALL.jpg wobblycogs Every woodworker should have a router table as they make countless operations with the router both easier and safer. Unfortunately commercial router tables are often expensive and of fairly mediocre quality. In this 'ible I show off the router table that I built for almost nothing from pieces of scr...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 04:47:48 PST
REUPHOLSTERED CHAIRS http://www.instructables.com/id/REUPHOLSTERED-CHAIRS/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 15:09:51 PST
Drainage Pipe Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Drainage-Clamps/
Drainage Pipe Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SMALL.jpg sliver paddleboards As a professional builder of hollow wooden paddle boards I have a lot of clamps. One of the handiest clamps I use are these spring clamps made from 4" Schedule 20 perimeter drain pipe. These clamps were originally made for building the rails on my wood paddle board kits, but this summer my wife star...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:53:59 PST
How to make a snowboard/Tramp/Carpet board! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-snowboardTrampCarpet-board/
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 18:18:55 PDT
Mini Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydrogen-Generator/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:27:25 PDT
Recycled Wood Flooring Modern Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Laminate-Floor-Modern-Shelf/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 00:58:38 PDT
Free Pallet Raised Bed Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Pallet-Raised-Bed-Garden/
Free Pallet Raised Bed Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/QOQ3/IANRKQJT/F0WQOQ3IANRKQJT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/QOQ3/IANRKQJT/F0WQOQ3IANRKQJT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/QOQ3/IANRKQJT/F0WQOQ3IANRKQJT.SMALL.jpg sslfamilydad Raised bed gardening can help you manage a small garden by saving you time and money. In this instructable I will show you how to build a couple of free raised bed boxes using pallet wood. Pallets are an excellent source of free materials to build just about anything. Normally they are already heat ...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 09:14:03 PDT
Free Custom Screwdriver in Under Two Minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Custom-Screwdriver-in-Under-Two-Minutes/
Free Custom Screwdriver in Under Two Minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/A8N9/IANRKHJW/FULA8N9IANRKHJW.SMALL.jpg deluges Hey everyone, in this I'ble we'll be making a custom screwdriver from a plastic fork and a lighter in less than two minutes!This design works better for tiny screws that are not too tight, and I wouldn't use it to tighten my bike's brakes, but it may well spare you a couple bucks and a trip to the h...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:19:44 PDT
Simple Stackable Compost Bin from Pallets Collars http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Stackable-Compost-Bin-from-Pallets-Collars/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:09:07 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mallet-from-Pallets/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Solar-Powered-Algae-Cultivation/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:07:47 PST
DIY 2$ Dremel Router Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-2-Dremel-Router-Attachment/
DIY 2$ Dremel Router Attachment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/4AQ5/IE7J3NFL/FW44AQ5IE7J3NFL.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to make a simple router attachment for your dremel (original or not like mine) using just a plastic jar saved from the garbage.I have a cheap and not original dremel so the last thing I want is spend 20/30$ to buy a router attachment for it; so ...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:37:02 PST
DIY wood case for Arduino LCD shield http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-wood-case-for-Arduino-LCD-shield/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:20:41 PDT
Pallet End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-End-Table/
Pallet End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E4K6/HVFL5LGP/FC4E4K6HVFL5LGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E4K6/HVFL5LGP/FC4E4K6HVFL5LGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/E4K6/HVFL5LGP/FC4E4K6HVFL5LGP.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Below are directions for a simple end table made from pallets. Find Pallets Find free pallets from Craigslist. If not available, you can purchase them locally for very little money.When searching through the pallet stack, look for the pallets with the most usable wood. The length of the slats ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 17:16:58 PDT
Solar Panel Setup around $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Setup-around-100/
Solar Panel Setup around $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/SRR8/HSHDSHFK/FKFSRR8HSHDSHFK.SMALL.jpg Khaleel123 My objective was to be able to charge and use, cell phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices that use less than 100 watts. Also I wanted to have the power ready and available day or night. The parts I used are: $39 Solar Cells Untabbed 0.5 volt 2.8 amp 1.4 watt $11 CMP12 10 amp Charge Controller ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 16:26:32 PST
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/ShopTent-collapsible-dust-free-storage-for-garage-/
ShopTent: collapsible dust-free storage for garage workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/MKC2/HSGRT6U1/FHTMKC2HSGRT6U1.SMALL.jpg seamster I do a lot of woodworking in my garage, where I also store all of our family bicycles.  Keeping our bikes clean has always been a headache for me, so I decided it was time to come up with a clean place within my garage to keep our bikes where they would be protected from all the saw dust, but still...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:28:27 PST
Wire Spool Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Spool-Table/
Wire Spool Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/P3XG/HS61AUXK/FK0P3XGHS61AUXK.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's an amazing feeling to know that you made the table you sit in front of and enjoy on the daily. It's an even more amazing feeling to know that you upcycled industrial equipment and saved it from the waste of a landfill! In this instructable, I'll show you how I converted a huge copper-wire spool...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:55:07 PST
Work Bag Bit Keeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Bag-Bit-Keeper/
Work Bag Bit Keeper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/NNSA/HS1RQMAB/F8VNNSAHS1RQMAB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/NNSA/HS1RQMAB/F8VNNSAHS1RQMAB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/NNSA/HS1RQMAB/F8VNNSAHS1RQMAB.SMALL.jpg Michael C Have you ever had a cluttered work bag. Finding driver bits scattered about or lost. For a mobile work bag it's very difficult to keep track of all the pieces if they keep falling out. Here is a simple project to keep all your Drill bits together. My solution Will only cost you about $2.50. Comm...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:41:09 PST
Penrose triangle (modified) http://www.instructables.com/id/Penrose-triangle-modified/
Penrose triangle (modified) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/ISEL/HS0D00JI/F2IISELHS0D00JI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/ISEL/HS0D00JI/F2IISELHS0D00JI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/ISEL/HS0D00JI/F2IISELHS0D00JI.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is a modified version of the Penrose “Impossible” Triangle which is an interesting example of how the brain can be fooled. The main difference in this version is the use of hardware to simulate the triangle side connections. Watching the video is the easiest way to see how it works. Note th...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:32:30 PST
Planter Box from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Planter-Box-from-Pallets/
Planter Box from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/K8C8/I9YC1DBC/F7RK8C8I9YC1DBC.SMALL.jpg mtairymd This is my first project on Instructables and also my first time working with pallets. These planters are meant to house two large pots in a more attractive manner. To me, working with pallets takes a good amount of work but I do like the feeling of up-cycling something that would have gone to th...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 16:19:23 PST
Inspirational Wall Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Inspirational-Wall-Hanging/
Inspirational Wall Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/YILT/HKVLKCGS/FA3YILTHKVLKCGS.SMALL.jpg techshop_android This idea stemmed from something I found in an industrial design catalog.  It wasn't the furniture for sale that caught my eye, but rather the wall treatment in the background.  They had used rough hewn lumber mounted over a concrete wall.  Since I didn't want to redo the entire wall in my rental, I...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:47:17 PDT
Glow in the dark Whiteboard (Steampunk) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-dark-Whiteboard-for-sketches/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:22:55 PDT
Free "Catch'em Live" Trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Catchem-Live-Trap/
Free "Catch'em Live" Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8BK6/HH2VNGBF/FEM8BK6HH2VNGBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8BK6/HH2VNGBF/FEM8BK6HH2VNGBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/8BK6/HH2VNGBF/FEM8BK6HH2VNGBF.SMALL.jpg twdodd Built from nothing but scrap plywood and spare or recycled hardware for completely free, or you could build it for really cheap if you had to buy anything With an "industrious" back yard and a large vacant field behind the neighbors across the street we occasionally find an opossum nesting somewher...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 07:14:28 PDT
Pie-tenna, The simplest HDTV antenna possible, possibly. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pie-tenna-The-simplest-HDTV-antenna-possible-pos/
Pie-tenna, The simplest HDTV antenna possible, possibly. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/HF57/H9T4CNR8/FEJHF57H9T4CNR8.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal Pie-tenna was born out of a desire to make as simple an HDTV antenna as possible. Retail antennas are too expensive for what they are. And other antenna plans? Who wants to measure, make fractals and really, who keeps baluns on hand anymore? So, after much googling, and patent searches...... The o...
By: Tool Using Animal

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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:55:40 PST
SatNav Bean Bag Dashboard Mount for free http://www.instructables.com/id/SatNav-Bean-Bag-Dashboard-Mount-for-free/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 19:13:37 PST
Free Replacement Tip for Soldering Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Replacement-Tip-for-Soldering-Guns/
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By: russ_hensel

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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:07:45 PST
Vintage-style Queen Throne chair redo! http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-style-Queen-Throne-chair-redo/
Vintage-style Queen Throne chair redo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/AFSD/H703OCP0/FODAFSDH703OCP0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/AFSD/H703OCP0/FODAFSDH703OCP0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/AFSD/H703OCP0/FODAFSDH703OCP0.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Here's my latest furniture redo... A fixed up chair we found on the side of the road. You read that right...it was FREE! This has taken me so long, but I love how it turned out! The perfect photo prop vintage style carved queen throne! The beginning... Here's how it began. We drove to a nearby ...
By: doodlecraft

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:37:03 PDT
Design for a tool crib caddie and catch all. http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-for-a-tool-crib-caddie-and-catch-all/
Design for a tool crib caddie and catch all. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/5QNC/H6FC1OD2/F795QNCH6FC1OD2.SMALL.jpg Scottbot  Peg board is a great way to keep your hand tools organized and conveniently accessible. I'm sure any of you who have installed a peg wall in you shop have realized they can be sorta limiting. This design will help keep some of those odd balls in the same space with the rest of your tools. On the le...
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Sat, 1 Sep 2012 17:54:55 PDT
Dual Stator Smart Drive Wind Turbine (Tutorial) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-Tutorial/
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By: benmurton

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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:55:26 PDT
Smart Drive Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Drive-Wind-Turbine-4/
Smart Drive Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/U2IU/HBUZGJ3A/FPYU2IUHBUZGJ3A.SMALL.jpg benmurton This is my smart drive wind turbine, its based round the smart drive alternators out of a smart drive washing machine. It is capable of producing a maximum of 1.6 kw's, most of the parts i found around my house and the blades are carved from wood. all the electronics i made myself so they are simple...
By: benmurton

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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 12:53:31 PDT
Reduced Reused Recycled Organizational Tool Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduced-Reused-Recycled-Organizational-Tool-Wall/
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By: TheREAL_Xman

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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:15:02 PDT
Pallet Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffee-Table/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:05:26 PST
CO2 Cartridge File Handles (mango de cartucho CO2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Crosman-Williamson-handle-mango-Crosman-Williamso/
CO2 Cartridge File Handles (mango de cartucho CO2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/5JU0/GRFNE6XY/FLC5JU0GRFNE6XY.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Mi hijo Me regaló dos cartuchos vacíos de CO2 Crosman, y como yo no sabía qué hacer con ellos, pregunté en el foro de Instructables. Jayefuu me dio una buena idea, y la puse en práctica. Hay otras buenas también, pero me incliné por esta. Este es el resultado. My son gave me two empty Crosman shell...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:29:34 PDT
Portable Solar Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Solar-Power-Supply-Intro/
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Tue, 10 May 2011 10:58:18 PDT
Free Stealth Piano Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Stealth-Apartment-Workbench/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:19:21 PDT
Homemade 100 HP Motor Controller for an Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-100-HP-Motor-Controller-for-an-Electric-C/
Homemade 100 HP Motor Controller for an Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/1GX5/GJ2830DB/FGF1GX5GJ2830DB.SMALL.jpg MPaulHolmes This instructable explains how to build your own 100 HP (peak) motor controller for use in an electric car or motorcycle conversion.  It can take any voltage up to 144v, and the peak current is 500 amps.  The cost of the components is a few hundred dollars, which means you can save over $1000 by put...
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Thu, 20 Jan 2011 13:43:24 PST
How to easily remove vinyl tiles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-easily-remove-vinyl-tiles/
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:36:09 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-bookshelves/
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Sign Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Sign-Chair/
Sign Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7L/F58O/FKMVERLB/F7LF58OFKMVERLB.SMALL.jpg wholman This chair is made from, obviously, a 25-year old metal sign -- but, to complete the concept, all the wood I used is recycled campaign sign posts. In this election season, those wooden stakes should be plentiful. They are generally crap, rough-sawn wood, but with a little sandpaper and elbow greas...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 09:35:17 PDT
Recycle Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-Wood/
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Sun, 13 May 2007 22:42:05 PDT
Stolmen and Ekby compression bookshelf system http://www.instructables.com/id/Stolmen-and-Ekby-compression-bookshelf-system/
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By: tiffehr

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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:09:37 PST