Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:50:21 PST BLOX v1.01 A Custom Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Custom-Lathe/
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Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:59:07 PST
Turning a Corian Pen | How To http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Corian-Pen-How-To/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:49:36 PST
Epoxy Wire Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Epoxy-Wire-Bowl/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:14:37 PST
Lubricate Metal and Inhibit Rust With Moly. http://www.instructables.com/id/Lubricate-Metal-and-Inhibit-Rust-With-Moly/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 23:06:41 PST
How to turning a Pepper Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turning-a-Pepper-Mill/
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 03:08:48 PST
Turning an Olive Wood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-an-Olive-Wood-Bowl/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:59:39 PST
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Aluminum-Earphones-Holder/
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this video i will be machining an aluminum earphones holder that organizes ear pods so you wont have to unravel them every time you pull them from a pocket. Modeling - So, to start this project we are gonna need a large aluminum rod at least 40 mm in diameter.- I use a ha...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:09:27 PST
How to Make an Oak Slab Coffee Table for £20! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Oak-Slab-Coffee-Table-for-20/
How to Make an Oak Slab Coffee Table for £20! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/H2O8/IX6FXFS2/FQJH2O8IX6FXFS2.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust In this tutorial I am showing you how to make a small coffee table from a large slab of oak.This is my first piece of furniture that I have ever made so I hope that you enjoy it! I made this table as a Christmas gift for my mum and she loved it.All of the wood that I used to make this table was eith...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 04:40:50 PST
How to Make a Harry Potter Wand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Harry-Potter-Wand-2/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 05:43:13 PST
Lathing Pistons on a Drill Press With a Homemade Collet http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathing-Pistons-on-a-Drill-Press-With-a-Homemade-C/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 20:22:25 PST
Make It - Wooden Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Wooden-Light-Bulb/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2016 07:35:55 PST
How to Disassemble a Large Ball Bearing and Anneal It http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Disassemble-a-Large-Ball-Bearing-and-Anneal/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 03:35:54 PST
A Walking Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Walking-Stick/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 04:18:10 PST
D.I.Y Hardwood Aquarium Stand/Surround http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Hardwood-Fish-Tank-Standsurround/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:23:31 PST
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-Log-to-Bowl-First-Woodturning-Projec/
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop I turned this chunk of firewood log into my first bowl on the lathe. This is my first ever woodturning project, and most certainly won’t be my last. Turning is one of the most rewarding woodworking skills I’ve learned thus far, and now every log I see seems to contain a hidden bowl. To see this proc...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:49:14 PST
Tangential Tool Holder for Taig Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangential-Tool-Holder-for-Taig-Lathe/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 22:41:02 PST
Best Pie Award http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Pie-Award/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:57:33 PST
Taig Top Slide Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Taig-Top-Slide-Modification/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 15:55:36 PDT
Christmas Ornament, Inside Out Turning http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Ornament-Inside-Out-Turning/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:16:36 PDT
Meteorite Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Meteorite-Ring/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:50:29 PDT
Make an Aluminum | Brass PEN http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Aluminum-Brass-PEN/
Make an Aluminum | Brass PEN - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BCFY/IUKEZWKS/FJLBCFYIUKEZWKS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BCFY/IUKEZWKS/FJLBCFYIUKEZWKS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/BCFY/IUKEZWKS/FJLBCFYIUKEZWKS.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop -what is up everybody, In this tutorial I am gonna show you how to build a nice looking aluminum and brass pen on a lathe that is a perfect gift for anyone. Idea and modeling - I have always wanted to have a pen that is something special, something that no one have in their pocket.. But main prob...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:19:21 PDT
Rotating Power Tool Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Power-Tool-Base/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:59:07 PDT
A Different Ball Turning Jig for Taig Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Different-Ball-Turning-Jig-for-TaIg-Lathe/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:59:53 PDT
Plywood Reading Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Reading-Lamp/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:35:17 PDT
Just a Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Just-a-Pen/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 17:22:39 PDT
Diamond Grit Pedestal Grinder for 12$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamond-Grit-Pedestal-Grinder-for-12/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:33:13 PDT
Make It - Headphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Headphone-Stand/
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:46:58 PDT
Homemade Toy Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Toy-Wood-Lathe/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:44:20 PDT
Casting Aluminum Billets for Lathe Turning http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Aluminum-Billets-for-Lathe-Turning/
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Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:48:46 PDT
Making a Parting Tool out of Carbide Saw Disk http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Parting-Tool-Out-of-Carbide-Saw-Disk/
Making a Parting Tool out of Carbide Saw Disk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YVX8/ITCHDS8H/F0DYVX8ITCHDS8H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YVX8/ITCHDS8H/F0DYVX8ITCHDS8H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/YVX8/ITCHDS8H/F0DYVX8ITCHDS8H.SMALL.jpg fredlam For several years a 4" circular saw disk with carbide teeth has been sitting in my drawer. A friend who finished one job with it gave it to me. I tried to used it once on my angle grinder. It was so dangerous that I put it away immediately, and all but forgotten about it.I have recently bought a min...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:14:52 PDT
DIY Portable Water Pipe | Bong Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Water-Pipe-Bong-Bowl/
DIY Portable Water Pipe | Bong Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/B21S/IT590XFU/FRGB21SIT590XFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/B21S/IT590XFU/FRGB21SIT590XFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/B21S/IT590XFU/FRGB21SIT590XFU.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody!!Today I am going to show you how to make a portable bong bowl or water pipe, whatever you want to call it, which you can use everywhere with a help of a plastic bottle. Idea and design - Water pipes have become very popular in 20th century due to their ability of capturing u...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:36:07 PDT
Adjustable Toolpost for Taig Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Toolpost-for-Taig-Lathe/
Adjustable Toolpost for Taig Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Y3X8/ISYA2XJ0/FI0Y3X8ISYA2XJ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Y3X8/ISYA2XJ0/FI0Y3X8ISYA2XJ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Y3X8/ISYA2XJ0/FI0Y3X8ISYA2XJ0.SMALL.jpg fredlam I bought a Taig lathe recently and am quite happy with it. However, some of the accessories are rudimentary so I like to make some modifications so that it is more user friendly.My first idea is to remake the toolpost. The simple Taig toolpost is actually quite handy to use. It locks onto the cross-...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 01:34:24 PDT
Five Cardboard Hacks - Woodworking & Plastic Bag Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Five-Cardboard-Hacks-Woodworking-Plastic-Bag-Stora/
Five Cardboard Hacks - Woodworking & Plastic Bag Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFG/2P46/ISCBGEQY/FFG2P46ISCBGEQY.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks I use cardboard in my wood shop to protect my work surfaces; to collect plastic or wood shavings from the lathe; to produce a test runs on my laser engraver. These hacks saves me both time and money. Most of my cardboard is source via dinner purchases from my favorite pizza store, however, at Chri...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 08:41:41 PDT
Suncatcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Suncatcher/
Suncatcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/LS2W/ISCB4X56/FQYLS2WISCB4X56.SMALL.jpg pudtiny A simple suncatcher made from a crystal suspended in an American Cherry ring with English Oak standMaterials7" diameter American Cherry turning blank3" square of English Oak30mm Crystal (eBay)1 brass nailSome fishing lineGlueOil or other polishToolsLatheDrill + 1mm bitSawSanding equipment The Ring...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:09:35 PDT
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pen-Holder-DIY-With-Magnets-1/
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this PenHolder which was made using limited tools. Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this project! Selecting Wood- Cutting the Wood - Adding Groove- Ataching Magnets Unfortunately for this built I do not ha...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:15:48 PDT
Wooden spheres (6 different ways) (sport ball theme) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Balls-6-Different-Ways-sport-Theme/
Wooden spheres (6 different ways) (sport ball theme) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/L20Y/IRVPCQEI/FYPL20YIRVPCQEI.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning There are many different ways of turning a sphere. I will cover 6 different ways and also have a bit extra on the texturing that I did to these ones. 1. Matching a template2. Mathematical turning 3. Ring check4. Between cups (Most common but my lest favourite)5. Shaddow guide (Least accurate)6. Circ...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 01:48:40 PDT
Steampunk Wooden Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Wooden-Bowl/
Steampunk Wooden Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/SDQF/IRUG99IB/FZZSDQFIRUG99IB.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning Ive always liked the steampunk style and recently I saw a wood burning on a platter and someone else glue gears on a bowl. Although my wood burning abilities are pretty poor with my old $10 burner that is more like a soldering iron, I though I would give this a go. Timber is NSW rosewood and the gea...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 05:59:27 PDT
How to Double Dye Stabilize Wood for Pen Blanks, Knife Scales and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Double-Dye-Stabilize-Wood-for-Pen-Blanks-Kn/
How to Double Dye Stabilize Wood for Pen Blanks, Knife Scales and More! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QZ7M/IRLQQD3L/FISQZ7MIRLQQD3L.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks Double dye stabilizing is a great way to add a little pizzazz to your turning blanks. It imparts color throughout the entire piece of wood rather than just the top layer, plus it stabilizes the wood at the same time eliminating wood movement and adding structural integrity to wood that is brittle, c...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 00:33:45 PDT
Make It - Drill Press Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Drill-Press-Table/
Make It - Drill Press Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/QGH3/IRLQH1FS/FQNQGH3IRLQH1FS.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff The drill press is one of the most valuable tools you can have in your shop; They're also a tremendous waste of space! I combat that a little bit in this video by building an integrated storage unit / table for my drill press.Plans are available on my website store. Assemble the Carcass Start by...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 09:09:51 PDT
Custom Stamp with brass inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Stamp-With-Brass-Inlay/
Custom Stamp with brass inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/7B57/IRHUOP9F/FIN7B57IRHUOP9F.SMALL.jpg MakerBox Ever since I got into making I've wanted my own stamp. My first attempts included cork, potato and wood. These didn't satisfy me; they were either too hard to use or just plain ineffective. So, in this Instructable I aim to show you how to make your own laser-cut or handmade stamps with wooden handl...
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 09:30:17 PDT
Angle Template and Gauge for Grinding Lathe Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Template-and-Gauge-for-Grinding-Lathe-Tool/
Angle Template and Gauge for Grinding Lathe Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BDN7/IR8122ZF/FWBBDN7IR8122ZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BDN7/IR8122ZF/FWBBDN7IR8122ZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/BDN7/IR8122ZF/FWBBDN7IR8122ZF.SMALL.jpg fredlam IntroductionRecently I acquired a mini lathe and needed a few tool bits to start working. Ready made tool bits are expensive. Fortunately high speed steel blanks are inexpensive and are not difficult to grind.I bought 4 pieces of 200 mm by 6 mm square HSS blanks from eBay for less than $10 postage ...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:02:07 PDT
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scratch-Awl-2-Ways/
DIY Scratch Awl - 2 Ways - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/BCC3/IQYT1AJ7/FSOBCC3IQYT1AJ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/BCC3/IQYT1AJ7/FSOBCC3IQYT1AJ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/BCC3/IQYT1AJ7/FSOBCC3IQYT1AJ7.SMALL.jpg KagedCreations This Instructable coincides with my entry into Mitch Peacock's ToolMake16. Originally I intended to make a an icepick. However I went with a 7 mm 01 Tool Steel rod and i think it's just a little too thick. These turned into more of an scratch awl/center punch, still a useful tool. I choose to make o...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:57:19 PDT
Wood Turned Bird Call http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Bird-Call-About-Me/
Wood Turned Bird Call - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/ZBU9/IQYT33PH/FZSZBU9IQYT33PH.SMALL.jpg WelchWoodWorks Introduction: A friend of mine is a hunter and he asked me if I could turn him some calls for a crow hunting competition that is coming up next month. Of course I said yes! He provided me with a thick board of walnut to make them out of.I decided to document the process I used to make these bird c...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:31:13 PDT
Wooden Pokeball http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Pokeball/
Wooden Pokeball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/V5HG/IQMKJDOA/F4HV5HGIQMKJDOA.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning As a wood turner, I can see anything that is round and know that it can be made in wood. This pokemon go craze made the pokeball a great challenge.This was a project where I challenged myself to get it done quickly, so all the measurements are done by eye and the sphere isnt perfect but you get the ...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 04:33:39 PDT
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Mallet-From-a-Tree-Branch-DIY-Woodworking-T/
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've built quite a bit of mallets in the past months. A Plywood Mallet, A Hot-Glue Mallet, And my favorite: A Dead-Blow Mallet from an old transformer.What I haven't built, is a small and light duty mallet. So today, I'll show you how to make a small mallet that attaches to your finger (without a ha...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:54:26 PDT
LED zeppelin http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zeppelin/
LED zeppelin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z5CK/IQ6UPJQU/FHQZ5CKIQ6UPJQU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z5CK/IQ6UPJQU/FHQZ5CKIQ6UPJQU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/Z5CK/IQ6UPJQU/FHQZ5CKIQ6UPJQU.SMALL.jpg vatkin Hi everyone, in this instuctable I will show you how to make this awesome zeppelin shaped lamp. Whether you're a led zeppelin fan or you just like cool shiny stuff this is a fun project that is pretty low cost. I made this at my schools workshop where i had access to machines like a vacuum former a...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 09:54:59 PDT
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Acrylic-Pen-Blanks-for-a-Scratch-Fre/
How to Polish Acrylic Pen Blanks For A Scratch Free Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/P4VC/IQ6VCPN3/F5MP4VCIQ6VCPN3.SMALL.jpg NV Woodwerks After many years of testing out different polishing methods for Alumilite (and other acrylics), I've finally narrowed the process down to three main steps: Sanding, Polishing and Buffing. This process is both quick and easy, but the most important part is it is reliable. I hope you enjoy this little...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 08:49:14 PDT
Using the Lathe - Tap and Die http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Lathe-Tap-and-Die/
Using the Lathe - Tap and Die - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/QID4/IQ2KD0UU/FJ1QID4IQ2KD0UU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/QID4/IQ2KD0UU/FJ1QID4IQ2KD0UU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/QID4/IQ2KD0UU/FJ1QID4IQ2KD0UU.SMALL.jpg zaclewis98 During my time at college, I have a lot of spare time in the engineering workshops around my school and college. this allows my to make a lot of different things and use the different machines. I enjoy using the lathe as its the material you machine has such a cool and smooth finish (if you do it pr...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:22:05 PDT
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide Mill CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Lathe-Collet-ER11-Drill-DIY-Hea/
Homemade Wood Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide Mill CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/RSGN/IPTJCCS8/F1ZRSGNIPTJCCS8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/RSGN/IPTJCCS8/F1ZRSGNIPTJCCS8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/RSGN/IPTJCCS8/F1ZRSGNIPTJCCS8.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Mini Lathe Collet ER11 Drill DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Tailstock Slide Mill CNCMaterials:2 pcs SZS Wholesale FL08 2 Bolt 8mm Bore Self-aligning Flange Ball Bearing 1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs ER11 Motor Shaft Extension Rod Inner Hole 8 mm Optional Engraving Ma...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:34:36 PDT
DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headstock-Chuck-Tailstock-Spindle-Homemade-Woo/
DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IKNM/IPTJCCXO/FD4IKNMIPTJCCXO.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Headstock Chuck Tailstock Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects Milling Slide CNCMaterials:1 pcs chuck drills spindle 13 mm2 pcs 12 mm x 28 mm x 8 mm black double rubber sealing cover deep groove ball bearing1 pcs motor 50 watt take from old hand drill 1 pcs Special round steel pipes...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 02:23:44 PDT