Instructables: exploring - workshop - hot glue http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 06:40:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hot Rod Your Hot Glue Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Your-Hot-Glue-Gun/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 08:43:21 PDT
3D Printed - Fancy Hot Glue Stick Holder Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Hot-Glue-Stick-Holder/
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Mon, 11 May 2015 06:10:34 PDT
Hot Glue Fairy lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Fairy-lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 10:03:52 PDT
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Helix-Spiral-Lolly-stick-Lamp-USB-powered/
Helix Spiral Lolly stick Lamp (USB powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/N0OM/I7MXUGTA/F36N0OMI7MXUGTA.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts Welcome to another project from Cairdy Crafts!This week, we're turning a pile of lolly sticks, 9 LEDs and an old USB cable into a Helix Spiral lolly stick lamp!Check out the video for the video guide and read on for the step by step instructions!Cost Lolly sticks ~£3Old USB cable (free)LEDs (~50p)Ho...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:32:25 PDT
hot glue without a hot glue gun! http://www.instructables.com/id/hot-glue-without-a-hot-glue-gun/
hot glue without a hot glue gun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/QHP9/I5Z7MQZN/F2CQHP9I5Z7MQZN.SMALL.jpg aaron0127 Have you ever need to glue things with hot glue gun but no power or glue gun well now you can.! What you will need zippo or blow torchfuel for lighter All temp or high temp hot glue sticks things to glue Melting the glue heat up your glue stick with a lighter until it gets liquidy. Do not le...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:26:54 PST
Funnel Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Funnel-Hack/
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:30:43 PST
Adhesives 101: How to glue... http://www.instructables.com/id/Adhesives-101-How-to-glue/
Adhesives 101: How to glue... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/7URL/I4VQ926Q/FH07URLI4VQ926Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/7URL/I4VQ926Q/FH07URLI4VQ926Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/7URL/I4VQ926Q/FH07URLI4VQ926Q.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The right adhesive can make all the difference. Using the wrong stuff can ruin a project or make you do it twice. Many of them have fancy names most of which you have already used. Here are 8 different kinds of "glue" for all kinds of fixes, projects, builds. Polyvinyl Acetate (Elmers Glue) You...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:08:01 PST
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Awesome-Hot-Glue-Hacks/
12 Awesome Hot Glue Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/FLYR/I4PHKBHW/F0UFLYRI4PHKBHW.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar The hot glue gun is a really cool tool to have in any workshop. No matter whether you need instant holding power, insulation, or the properties of soft plastic, the hot glue gun is one practical tool to have at your disposal. Let's take a look at a couple of different interesting ways to use the hot...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:06:09 PST
Glass Gem Ball Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Gem-Ball-Light/
Glass Gem Ball Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EK8R/I4C2QW56/FILEK8RI4C2QW56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EK8R/I4C2QW56/FILEK8RI4C2QW56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/EK8R/I4C2QW56/FILEK8RI4C2QW56.SMALL.jpg MidnightMaker I have always been fascinated with the way light refracts through and reflects from glass gems. The fascination has nothing to do with physics, but with the simple emotive effect that light has on us. Light very often controls mood, and the right light can inspire creativity. I think. I don't know h...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:55 PST
Cityscape Christmas Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cityscape-Christmas-Lamp/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:13:52 PST
Diy File Sander Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-File-Sander-Handle/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:40:29 PDT
Hot Glue Caulking Tube Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Caulking-Tube-Saver/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:07:25 PDT
Easy picture frame from pallet wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-pallet-frame-for-vintage-license-plate/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:29:39 PDT
French Clip Barrettes http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Clip-Barrettes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/5S0Y/HMEXRQNK/FMP5S0YHMEXRQNK.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Made some french clip barrettes. They are laminated from re-sawn mulberry, dogwood, sycamore, claro walnut and leftover pine just to class it up. If I could change something, I think epoxy would be a better choice over the hot glue. Barrettes clips purchased here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/5471...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 09:18:04 PDT
Make your hot glue gun cooler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-hot-glue-gun-cooler/
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:27:42 PDT
~*NO WELDING OR SOLDERING*~ scrap metal dragonfly http://www.instructables.com/id/NO-WELDING-OR-SOLDERING-scrap-metal-dragonfly/
~*NO WELDING OR SOLDERING*~ scrap metal dragonfly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/Y2OU/H0OJ772I/FEZY2OUH0OJ772I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/Y2OU/H0OJ772I/FEZY2OUH0OJ772I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/Y2OU/H0OJ772I/FEZY2OUH0OJ772I.SMALL.jpg NanoRobotGeek This is my first Instructable so please no negative comments! In this Instructable i'll sow you how to make an AWESOME scrap metal dragonfly WITHOUT WELDING OR SOLDERING. Tools and Materials Design The first step to making a scrap metal sculpture is designing, I'm not good at drawing schemati...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 01:25:50 PDT
A Trick For Patching Drywall Using Hot Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Trick-For-Patching-Drywall-Using-Hot-Glue/
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 09:54:34 PDT
My Workspace http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Workspace-15/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/2BLN/GKAYXPSC/FGY2BLNGKAYXPSC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/2BLN/GKAYXPSC/FGY2BLNGKAYXPSC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/2BLN/GKAYXPSC/FGY2BLNGKAYXPSC.SMALL.jpg Hiyadudez This is my workspace where i like to draw, build and make things. My gecko (lizard) also lives happily on my desk with me :-D I am entering this into the 'Share your space' contest.
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:31:27 PST
Repair Plastic Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Plastic-Parts/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 13:18:03 PST
Precision Hot Glue Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Hot-Glue-Pen/
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Sat, 17 Apr 2010 03:10:24 PDT
Solar powered laser pointer made out of fairly common parts, and an altoids tin. http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-laser-pointer-made-out-of-fairly-com/
Solar powered laser pointer made out of fairly common parts, and an altoids tin. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/X8VS/FHJMR6TX/FGLX8VSFHJMR6TX.SMALL.jpg TheWelfareWarrior Today we will be creating a solar powered laser pointer. Parts: 5v 300ma (or so) solar panel3.6v battery pack (I used one out of an old cord less phone)random bits of wire, preferably red and blackaltoids tin (mmm wintery minty-ness)switch 6 pole two way preferred, 2 pole single throw would workLED ...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 20:17:46 PDT