Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:14:36 PST BLOX v1.01 Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
How to make a wood mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-mallet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
HDPE Carvers Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/HDPE-Carvers-Mallets/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:37:14 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
homemade captive ring tool http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-captive-ring-tool/
homemade captive ring tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/8HY5/I66D0MYX/FSH8HY5I66D0MYX.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge make your own captive rings on a lathe using a homemade tool from an old screwdriver0;11 drilling hole through screw driver0;44 cutting though to the hole from the edge of the screw driver to create a hook 1;10 shaping the hook profile 1;45 sharpening the cutting edge 2;16 cutting a ringPlease join ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 15:06:21 PST
Souvenir (Mini) Baseball Bat http://www.instructables.com/id/Souvenir-Mini-Baseball-Bat/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 18:55:22 PST
.44 Magnum ring http://www.instructables.com/id/44-Magnum-ring/
.44 Magnum ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/70EJ/I5QN0LM3/FBM70EJI5QN0LM3.SMALL.jpg Divisible_By_0 Learn how to make a ring like this.Don't forget to check this out: http://divisiblemetalworks.blogspot.com/ Materials First thing you will need.A Metal lathe.A Milling machine.A Oxy torch set.A Buffing wheel.And some files.Then you will need the metal I used a random length of mild steel. Mak...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 16:29:10 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX Sanding machines are fairly common in most woodworking shops, with models ranging from small tabletop versions to high-powered floor models. When still living at home, I used a combination belt/disc sander in my minuscule shop to shape and correct nearly every part I cut. Today, my workshop shares a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
ARK Rocker http://www.instructables.com/id/ARK-Rocker-a-rocking-chair-by-Xander-Bremer/
ARK Rocker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/D9PN/I4YTVA3F/FZ1D9PNI4YTVA3F.SMALL.jpg xbremer The ARK Rocker is concept piece exploring the intersection of modern manufacturing technology with timeless craft techniques. Every part of this rocking chair was made was made using digital fabrication equipment and computer modeling software through Autodesk and the Pier 9 workshop. But each part ...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 08:24:05 PST
DIY Lathe Gouge Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lathe-Gouge-Grinder/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:06:02 PST
Segmented Bowl Using Garden Stakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Segmented-Bowl-Using-Garden-Stakes-And-a-100-Lathe/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 14:15:30 PST
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Introduction-to-Wood-Turning-for-FUN/
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Ive completed a number of guides for various wood turning projects, so I thought I would do one that covered a few of the areas you need to consider before during and after you have made your hand made in wood?? gift.The question marks are there because wood is not the only material available to you...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 02:25:02 PST
Turned noodle roller/cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-noodle-rollercutter/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 17:16:03 PST
Corian Ringmaking http://www.instructables.com/id/Corian-Ringmaking/
Corian Ringmaking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/JP7S/I48CWPWA/FTFJP7SI48CWPWA.SMALL.jpg stangtime Making Corian rings on the lathe is a blast. It's fun, easy, and pretty cheap. Corian and Avonite samples can be found in many places including eBay, Craigslist, and local counter top suppliers. They cut with regular carbide woodworking tools and offer fantastic results.The process I use is very ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 13:55:06 PST
Offset Wooden Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Offset-Wooden-Pendant/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 20:27:02 PST
Compact Grappling hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Grappling-hook/
Compact Grappling hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/O2GW/I45HOZNZ/FG7O2GWI45HOZNZ.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng When I was a kid I made little grappling hooks out of paper clips. No G.I. JOE was complete without one! Now that I'm all grown I've graduated from paper clips. Last year I made my son a Katana Letter Opener for Christmas. This year I made him a grappling hook. It screws apart for compact storage an...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:37:04 PST
Over Engineered Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Engineered-Nutcracker/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:22:53 PST
$2 Lathe Parting Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Lathe-Parting-Tool/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:02:26 PST
Long Parts on a Short Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Parts-on-a-Short-Lathe/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:47:34 PST
DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Wood-Lathe-with-Drill-Hand-Tools/
DIY Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/Q4IG/I3H6XDS6/FGXQ4IGI3H6XDS6.SMALL.jpg doitverything46 Homemade Mini Wood Lathe with Drill Hand Tools very easy and cheap.You can show step by step how to make a mini lathe using a power drill. I turn a few pieces and then make a small tool handle.
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 23:45:27 PST
DIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ozito-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Arrow-Saw-C/
DIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/1RKQ/I36LES5O/FGZ1RKQI36LES5O.SMALL.jpg diyminisaw Homemade mini saw with mini Router Ozito very simple and easy, Do it now, It take few hour in your holiday but good for nice life - It is very good for DIY mini wood toolsDIY Ozito Mini Wood Circular Table Jig Arrow Saw Cutting MachineAll Mini Wood Saw Machine - Homemade Multi Tool for DIY here
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:06:53 PST
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Lathe-with-Slide-Axis-and-Aluminium-Alloy/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SMALL.jpg latheminidiy Homemade Mini Tailstock Lathe Mill Wood Slide Spindle Drill Axis and Aluminium Alloy very simple, cheap and easy, you can do it in your home It is nice work for DIY wood small tools in home - thank youSee more DIY Mini Lathe, Mill, Router here...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:42:02 PST
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Wood Lathe Headstock DIY Spindle Slide Machine Router Drill CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-Wood-Lathe-Heads/
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Wood Lathe Headstock DIY Spindle Slide Machine Router Drill CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/IL8M/I35RBNZR/FA7IL8MI35RBNZR.SMALL.jpg cnchomemade Homemade Mini Mill Router very easy with Aluminium Alloy, Sliade Axis, Motor take from Broken DrillMore Lathe CNC Router Mill Homemade here:More Lathe CNC Router Mill Homemade here: Homemade Y Slide Axis with Alloy Aluminium DIY Y Slide Axis with Alloy Aluminium very simple and very chaep Home...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:51:50 PST
Modified Drill Powered Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Modified-Drill-Powered-Lathe/
Modified Drill Powered Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/KHX1/I32WKU8F/FZPKHX1I32WKU8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/KHX1/I32WKU8F/FZPKHX1I32WKU8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/KHX1/I32WKU8F/FZPKHX1I32WKU8F.SMALL.jpg GraceB4 Sometime around the sixties or seventies, the hand-operated power drill became cheap enough to be owned by the Common Man, and so began a new era for the handyman. On the back of this new phenomenon came a whole raft of accessories that utilised the electric drill as a source of powered rotary m...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 00:58:13 PST
Wooden pulley without a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-pulley-without-a-lathe/
Wooden pulley without a lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0LIP/I2VLEDMS/FQ00LIPI2VLEDMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0LIP/I2VLEDMS/FQ00LIPI2VLEDMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/0LIP/I2VLEDMS/FQ00LIPI2VLEDMS.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge This is a simple project that you can do with your pillar drill or drill press.This pulley turned out quite nice.It works best with mdf as it is really easy to work with it helps to have a sharp chisel and dust collection and mask is recommended. You could create any size your drill can take,and us...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
A Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Ornament/
A Christmas Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/61KF/I2UUTPBJ/FF261KFI2UUTPBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/61KF/I2UUTPBJ/FF261KFI2UUTPBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/61KF/I2UUTPBJ/FF261KFI2UUTPBJ.SMALL.jpg Badlands_Wood_N_Stuff *SAFETY FIRST*Make sure you read your equipment manuals and use all safety gear recommendedThis is a Christmas Ornament I made using a small hobby lathe and a piece of 2X2 scrap wood. It's very easy to make and this was the first time I used a lathe. I also used some small cutting tools. The bell is...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:43:10 PST
DIY $15 Carbide Lathe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-15-Carbide-Lathe-Tool/
DIY $15 Carbide Lathe Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7E6A/I2KSNSWO/F227E6AI2KSNSWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7E6A/I2KSNSWO/F227E6AI2KSNSWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/7E6A/I2KSNSWO/F227E6AI2KSNSWO.SMALL.jpg stangtime Steel lathe tools that are sharp can do fantastic things, but once you've tried a carbide blade you'll become spoiled. Buying professional carbide tipped lathe tools can get expensive very fast. Fortunately you can make your own very cheaply.I put this tool together using 1/2" steel square stock, ...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:11:20 PST
Shop cheats: Quick lathe tool centering http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Quick-lathe-tool-centering/
Shop cheats: Quick lathe tool centering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OKUS/I2GJ3ID2/FFHOKUSI2GJ3ID2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OKUS/I2GJ3ID2/FFHOKUSI2GJ3ID2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OKUS/I2GJ3ID2/FFHOKUSI2GJ3ID2.SMALL.jpg Metal_maestro This Instructable is a simple method of centering lathe cutting tools to the work. This also happens to be one of a series of Shop cheats I have been posting. If you would like to read any of the previous here are some links: Magic Socket Trick Quick Thread Arbors Band-saw AnglesQuick change...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:19:08 PST
Shop cheats: Quick threaded arbors http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Quick-threaded-arbors/
Shop cheats: Quick threaded arbors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2DJT/I2F22WUZ/F2I2DJTI2F22WUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2DJT/I2F22WUZ/F2I2DJTI2F22WUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2DJT/I2F22WUZ/F2I2DJTI2F22WUZ.SMALL.jpg Metal_maestro This is the second Instructable in my maybe series of "Shop cheats." And a link to the first if you missed it: here.I will not take credit for this one, as I saw it in a newsletter for "The Home Shop Machinist." Every now and again one seems to need to turn a bolt or other threaded work piece. But u...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:44:25 PST
Cool Steampunk Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Guns-From-Scratch/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:03:44 PST
Selecting a Tool Post for a Myford ML10 Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Selecting-a-Tool-Post-for-a-Myford-ML10-Lathe/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:42:31 PST
Wooden Christmas Bauble Tree Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Decorations-1/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 01:41:23 PST
Turned Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-Mallet/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:35:38 PDT
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe very easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-very-easy/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:42:05 PDT
Repair Car Front Brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Car-Front-Brakes/
Repair Car Front Brakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/2TXO/I0TVHWPW/FO42TXOI0TVHWPW.SMALL.jpg jverney Hello and welcome to my Instructable on how to repair your front brakes even better than some mechanical workshops!Throughout the steps I'll show you how to not only replace your brake pads but measure and recondition your brake rotors for optimal performance and efficiency! Removing the brake pa...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:17:16 PDT
How to make an inlaid wood ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-inlaid-wood-ring/
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By: Mercurius Maker

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:33:41 PDT
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SMALL.jpg phidauex Many shop or machine tools have big motors, and many big motors VIBRATE. In some cases this is a good thing, but usually it is not. Smooth running motors last longer, make less noise, and in the case of saws or other shop tools, make better quality cuts.The best way to make your motor perform better...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
Making a Miniature Tripod Tilt Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Miniature-Tripod-Tilt-Head/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:25:08 PDT
Aluminum Stick Shift Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Stick-Shift-Knob/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 18:08:03 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Miniature Water Bottle Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Water-Bottle-Lathe/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:51:37 PDT
Dremel tool post grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-tool-post-grinder/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:16:55 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
Turning a compact metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-compact-EDC-pen/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:58:44 PDT
Wooden Chakram Circle of Death http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Chakram-Circle-of-Death/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 14:41:50 PDT
Manuel 5 Axis Drill press/ Lathe/Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Manuel-5-Axis-Drill-press-LatheMill/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:00:38 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Turning a Segmented Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Segmented-Bowl/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT