Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:43:13 PST BLOX v1.01 $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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:18:55 PST
A Christmas Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Ornament/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Christmas Decorations 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/
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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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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/
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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/
Turning a Segmented Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/1RKB/HVVKKYJK/FN61RKBHVVKKYJK.SMALL.jpg r-philp This is my instructable for turning a segmented wooden bowl. I made this one with salvaged wood from old projects and furniture. It uses cherry and maple for the contrast, but you can use almost any hardwoods. I've found that it helps to pick ones of similar hardness. When you sand them, one won...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:01:53 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
Blue Jean Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/YZF3/HVTWBJFM/F0YYZF3HVTWBJFM.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I made this from a recycled part of old blue jeans.These jeans of mine had seen better days, but with a little epoxy and a quick turn on the lathe, I transform them into something unique!I originally sprayed it with lacquer, but it just wasn't right. So I sanded it off and left it unfinished. The pa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Wood Turned Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turned-Lamp/
Wood Turned Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/KRGU/HVC1JSAG/F9OKRGUHVC1JSAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/KRGU/HVC1JSAG/F9OKRGUHVC1JSAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/KRGU/HVC1JSAG/F9OKRGUHVC1JSAG.SMALL.jpg magicman391 I've seen versions of this kind of lamp around the internet but I figured I'd give it a shot. It's made from several different varieties of wood. Turn Blanks Take the blanks and put them up on the lathe. Using your various turning tools shape them to your hearts content. Repeat Again And Again...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 16:40:12 PDT
Garden dibble http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-dibble/
Garden dibble - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/5JH9/HV3Q32ZM/FGG5JH9HV3Q32ZM.SMALL.jpg cpine522 Simple yet useful project on the lathe. Watch as I turn a Garden Dibble which is used primarily to plant bulbs, as well as seeds in the garden.
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:23:52 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
Colored Pencil Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/D1P3/HUYM4GQG/FFHD1P3HUYM4GQG.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a ring from a box of colored pencils. 12 pencils glued into a blank an then turned on the lathe. The outcome is striking! Finished with spray lacquer.Ring sizing to bit size for inside diameter: http://www.walkersjewelers.com/Support/CompanyInformation.aspx
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
wooden Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-Mallet/
wooden Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SMALL.jpg dalegribble I'm always tapping on things in my workshop. Usually a ball peen is close by but will Mar or dent metal or wood. So I figure a good thing to have around is a Malley. choosing the lumber This is a piece of black walnut that is from a fallen limb. It happens to be free but after playing with it the...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 19:46:56 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Correct Lathe Cutter Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Correct-Lathe-Cutter-Setup/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:16:24 PDT
Making a Center Punch from Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Center-Punch-from-Scrap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/MTJQ/HUBWU29C/F2FMTJQHUBWU29C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/MTJQ/HUBWU29C/F2FMTJQHUBWU29C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2F/MTJQ/HUBWU29C/F2FMTJQHUBWU29C.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Hello Instructableles? Instructoids? Instructafarians? Whatever. A simple and fast instructable on how to make a center punch from scrap material. In the video we're using the shank of a concrete drill, but it could be adapted to use any kind of hardened steel round scrap, such as the shank of dri...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:46:58 PDT
Making a Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Ring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SDXF/HTS5AUCR/F1ISDXFHTS5AUCR.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Rings are great, but what if you don't either have the money to buy or the knowledge to make your own silver or gold rings. You could go with plastic, but if you really want to create something which stands out I would suggest looking at more natural materials, materials such as wood. Let's get st...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 03:06:00 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Screwdriver-Wand-Doctor-Who-meets-Harry-Pott/
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/2767/HTN3JTQF/FW22767HTN3JTQF.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
Making a Kant Twist Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Kant-Twist-Clamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Face it, tools are cool! Sometimes tools are so cool that you want them, regardless if they are unavailable to you. Such was the case with the Kant twist clamp. Living in Sweden these clamps are not available, and entirely unheard of, but the desire to have one was still there. Aside from being a u...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:53 PDT
Make a Yoda desk ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Yoda-desk-ornament/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/44SW/HTEUCVZT/F0844SWHTEUCVZT.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I turn a Star Wars candy dispenser into a sage desk ornament. Master Yoda's wisdom should not be discarded so readily.. The wood is claro walnut with a wipe on poly finish.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:18:54 PDT
Hand Turned Tea light or Eggcup http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-light-or-Eggcup-/
Hand Turned Tea light or Eggcup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/4QH6/HUX9RBYI/FM84QH6HUX9RBYI.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR We went to an outlet shopping village this weekend where I got some Yankee Tea Light candles and decided to make some bases/holders for them. The pictures above are the final outcome, I will leave it to you to decide if they are Tea-lights or Egg-cups, but I think they could serve both purposes. ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:13:06 PDT
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Narrow-transformable-spiral-step-stool-from-scrap-/
Narrow transformable spiral step stool from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/JGVC/HT0R3HSR/FL4JGVCHT0R3HSR.SMALL.jpg dalegribble this was created for a specific purpose. I needed a narrow step stool for our bathroom. It also had to be three year old proof. making the legs I wanted this to be simple but with a twist. making the legs round seemed to be both. There are 9 that are 1 1/2" diameter by 6 1/2", 14 1/2", & 22 1/2"...
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:23:15 PDT
Recycling paper to make seed pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-paper-to-make-seed-pots/
Recycling paper to make seed pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've seen a number of these types of seed pots. They are a great way to recycle your newspaper or any other biodegradable rubbish that comes through your letter boxes these days.   Those that I've found have been made by hand either by folding (Origami style) into boxes or by hand rolling cyli...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:05:28 PDT
Engraving on the lathe - radial markings, scales, dials Myford ML10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Engraving-on-the-lathe-radial-markings-scales-dial/
Engraving on the lathe - radial markings, scales, dials Myford ML10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4B4H/HSVH3FG8/F6C4B4HHSVH3FG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4B4H/HSVH3FG8/F6C4B4HHSVH3FG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/4B4H/HSVH3FG8/F6C4B4HHSVH3FG8.SMALL.jpg qthurtle Not a novel technique, but new to me as a beginner at lathe work. This instructable just shows how I made a series of radial marks on a couple of aluminium alloy discs on my Myford ML10 lathe. The discs in the photographs are 25mm (1") in diameter. I do not have a dividing head or indexing plate...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 03:39:27 PDT
How to turn hard tool steel in a lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-hard-tool-steel-in-a-lathe/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/MZI5/HSRO06JO/F6JMZI5HSRO06JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/MZI5/HSRO06JO/F6JMZI5HSRO06JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/MZI5/HSRO06JO/F6JMZI5HSRO06JO.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I used scrap tool steel to make BIG punches and dies for a home made press.
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:57:35 PDT
Snow Globe Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Snow-Globe-Base/
Snow Globe Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/FOA8/HSPP70S2/F0JFOA8HSPP70S2.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to make a simple wooden base for a ball, snow globe, etc. Round a Square In this step, begin with a hardwood square. This piece was probably 5 x 5 inches and 1.5 inches thick, made by gluing two pieces together. Draw an 'X' from the square's corner to corner. ...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:48:34 PDT