Instructables: exploring - workshop - lathe http://www.instructables.com Sun, 7 Feb 2016 05:33:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Wood Lathe Drilling Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Drilling-Jig/
Wood Lathe Drilling Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/KSCC/IKBHS3IV/FSUKSCCIKBHS3IV.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I had a project where I needed to drill holes in a piece that I had turned on a lathe. The holes needed to be perpendicular to the axis, and spaced evenly at 120º increment. Admittedly, there are plenty of ways to accomplish this, but I wanted a tool that was adjustable, adaptable, and accurate. I b...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:08:52 PST
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Dust-Extractor-Cover-for-My-Disc-Sander/
Making a Dust Extractor Cover for My Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/R1UD/IKA2DPNM/FOSR1UDIKA2DPNM.SMALL.jpg marcello bianchi If your following this series this is part 3 of making a 12 inch 300mm disc sander,in this Instructable using the laminated "U" shape to make a hood for dust extraction. Cleaning up the back panel I laminated the shape of the disc and made the dust cover out of recycled materials and painted it ...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 06:54:14 PST
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehandling-Woodworking-Lathe-Chisels/
Rehandling Woodworking Lathe Chisels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/ZR2T/IK8MYAB0/FX1ZR2TIK8MYAB0.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you invest in a new lathe, they often come with a few basic chisels to get you started. More often than not, they get tossed into my 'seconds' toolbox with my mismatched driver sets, loose sockets and assorted other cast off tools, only to be forgotten, and potentially handed down to another ne...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:49:07 PST
Homemade Woodworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Woodworking-Lathe/
Homemade Woodworking Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/QZKV/IJWUVCLC/FN2QZKVIJWUVCLC.SMALL.jpg WoodCrafts 67 This My Homemade Lathe I made Last year. It consists of An old drill press and Off cuts I had Leftover in the shop. Rails are from An Old louvre door some pine and for the rotating centre I used the bit/ collet end from an old router that was broke. I use this quite often and it still works grea...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:49:22 PST
Apple Watch Dock/Charging Stand Woodturning http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Watch-DockCharging-Stand-Woodturning/
Apple Watch Dock/Charging Stand Woodturning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/RWYI/IJIWYJ2I/FS3RWYIIJIWYJ2I.SMALL.jpg nerdkraft I hated having my Apple Watch take up so much space and get knocked off the night stand so I made a charging stand for it. Design consideration: If you want to be able to use the 'nightstand mode' where the watch shows the time that dims then brightens before your alarm (and activates with a light t...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:34:41 PST
Turning wood turning tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Wood-Turning-Tools/
Turning wood turning tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/YVIZ/IJHJRR0Z/F35YVIZIJHJRR0Z.SMALL.jpg world of woodcraft If you are interested in taking up wood turning or if you already turn and want more tools because more tools means more possibilities. In this instructable I will show you how to make: a 3 point tool, a circle skew and a round profile scraper. Some of these tools are available commercially, some ar...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 07:40:48 PST
Filling Wood Defects With Inlay http://www.instructables.com/id/Filling-Wood-Defects-With-Inlay/
Filling Wood Defects With Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/ABRP/IJACJSEN/FUCABRPIJACJSEN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR I had this 14" round Silver Maple. The wood had a few really nasty cracks and the pith was going through the side. The pith was also rotted out. I didn't want to scrap the piece of wood because just from looking at the outside, I could tell that there was spalting, rot, and a lot of figure in the...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 05:48:09 PST
Turn an Aluminum Knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Aluminum-Knob/
Turn an Aluminum Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/0DHI/IJ8WYDLC/FZY0DHIIJ8WYDLC.SMALL.jpg 271828- I needed a knob with 1/4-20 threads for the band saw circle cutting jig I was building. The fastest option was turning one from 3/4" aluminum round stock. The following instructions assume basic knowledge of metal lathes. Materials and Tools Materials:3/4 inch aluminum round stock or other mate...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 21:15:55 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe 100 % DIY with Aluminium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-100-DIY-With-Alumin/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe 100 % DIY with Aluminium - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS5/E47C/IJVWJ0OB/FS5E47CIJVWJ0OB.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 A mini lathe is a petite version of the larger lathe, and allow the user to work with a much smaller block of wood than the large lathe. The mini lathe is the ideal size to fit into a normal home, and can be placed on work benches or tables. Do it in my home is nice because it is very cheap and easy...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:52:43 PST
Miniature Brass Bell http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Brass-Bell-on-a-Drill-Press/
Miniature Brass Bell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/0O6Z/IJ3GK2MZ/FFU0O6ZIJ3GK2MZ.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 Using some 3/8" brass rod, drill press, a couple cheap files and a hacksaw blade, I make miniature brass bells. Here's how I do it Start by making sure the brass rod is true and spinning perfectly centered. I do this by tapping it slightly while it's spinning. Then start filing. The shape can be...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 06:53:48 PST
Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle Headstock by Drill Chucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Metal-Lathe-DIY-Spindle-Headstock-by-Dril/
Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle Headstock by Drill Chucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/79ES/IIRPJCUT/FLK79ESIIRPJCUT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Metal Lathe DIY Spindle by Drill ChucksA lathe is a piece of equipment used for shaping wood or other material. It consists of a base, which can be mounted on a bench or work table, and then, on either side, the headstock and the tailstock. The headstock has the spindle bearing which con...
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:52:40 PST
New Bench for my Lathe/Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Bench-for-My-LatheDisc-Sander/
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Fri, 18 Dec 2015 07:56:21 PST
Wooden Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Lightsaber/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 07:10:34 PST
Homemade DynamicTailstock DIY Tail Stock Mini Wood Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DynamicTailstock-DIY-Tail-Stock-Mini-Wood/
Homemade DynamicTailstock DIY Tail Stock Mini Wood Metal Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/GD5R/II23VRFO/FYEGD5RII23VRFO.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Tailstock is important part of lathe machine, It is also sometimes called the loose head stock or puppet head. It is mounted on the bed of the lathe such that it is capable of sliding along the latter maintaining its alignment with the head stock. On common types of medium size or small size lathes ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 05:07:56 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-DIY-Tailstock-Drill/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/LUKA/IHXRCWVT/FEILUKAIHXRCWVT.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Mini Lathe DIY Tailstock DrillIn my wood turning pursuits I've discovered that having a smaller lathe might be handy for, well smaller work, I plan to make mini lathe with spindle chuck and Tailstock make old drillsProduct Description" Power Input voltageAC 2...
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Sun, 6 Dec 2015 08:19:14 PST
Making Awesome Tool Handles on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Awesome-Tool-Handles-on-the-Lathe/
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 09:37:59 PST
DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tailstock-Slide-Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe/
DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/K073/IJVWJ2VD/FADK073IJVWJ2VD.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 A Headstock Chuck Spindle is a device often used as part of an engineering lathe, wood-turning lathe, or used in conjunction with a rotary table on a milling machine. A Headstock Chuck Spindle is is usually used to apply support to the longitudinal rotary axis of a workpiece being machined. A lathe ...
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Wed, 2 Dec 2015 06:20:35 PST
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Lathe-Projects-DIY-Headst/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck Spindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/U2OB/IHP907TD/FOOU2OBIHP907TD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/U2OB/IHP907TD/FOOU2OBIHP907TD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/U2OB/IHP907TD/FOOU2OBIHP907TD.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Lathe Projects DIY Headstock Chuck SpindleHomemade machining spindle intended for utilization in conjunction with a mini wood lathe machine. Fabricated from steel stock measuring 12 mm in diameter x 120 mm in length, 2 pcs bearing 32 mm / 12 mm, Chuck drills, Aluminium alloy...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 04:01:06 PST
Little wooden screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-wooden-screwdriver/
Little wooden screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/I7YJ/IHLVOXKO/FC8I7YJIHLVOXKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/I7YJ/IHLVOXKO/FC8I7YJIHLVOXKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/I7YJ/IHLVOXKO/FC8I7YJIHLVOXKO.SMALL.jpg pudtiny A little wooden screwdriver. A quick and easy lathe project and a great gift. Part One You will need a small piece of wood roughly 1 1/4" x 3".Find the centre and drill a hole large enough to accept the magnetic bit holder you have.Epoxy the bit holder into the hole and allow to dry.Wrap the bit ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:53:29 PST
Rebuilding a Hammer & Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Hammer-Handle/
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:35:25 PST
Longworth Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Longworth-Chuck/
Longworth Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/JRSY/IHBVIV89/FLUJRSYIHBVIV89.SMALL.jpg cdonnelly2 Hello,This is my first Instructable. I saw one of these chucks for a wood lathe and decided that it would be a good idea to try to make one. Basically, the premise is that centrifugal force holds the work in place. There was some traditional instructions and better description of what they are us...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 06:17:49 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
DIY Tailstock for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tailstock-for-Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Mill-La/
DIY Tailstock for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/I3GJ/IG5EGOYL/FZHI3GJIG5EGOYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/I3GJ/IG5EGOYL/FZHI3GJIG5EGOYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/I3GJ/IG5EGOYL/FZHI3GJIG5EGOYL.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Tailstock for Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill LatheA tailstock is a device often used as part of an engineering lathe, wood turning lathe, or used in conjunction with a rotary table on a milling machine.Homemade mini Milling DIY X Y Z Slide CNC Drill Home Built Lathe Router Machine It is usually u...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 09:57:16 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe by Aluminium Alloy and CNC Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Mini-Mill-Lathe-by-Aluminium-A/
Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe by Aluminium Alloy and CNC Slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/10WS/IG2LXO3I/FLJ10WSIG2LXO3I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/10WS/IG2LXO3I/FLJ10WSIG2LXO3I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/10WS/IG2LXO3I/FLJ10WSIG2LXO3I.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Wood Metal Mini Mill Lathe by Aluminium Alloy and CNC SlideMore Step by Step Homemade Mini Lathe DIY Wood Milling CNC Router here:Features: Motor take from old hand drill by using more powerful motor power is 144WHeadstock 80 mm ( lot on EBay ). . Center height- 100 mm, distance betw...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 07:27:56 PDT
Pen Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Making/
Pen Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/4DSG/IFO94HTD/F2S4DSGIFO94HTD.SMALL.jpg FreddyXYZ 22 steps to turning a Pen basic tool that will make turning a pen much easier Layout of PenBlankConsiderations in Design• Mark and identify the top and bottom of the pen• Understand your hardware design (what looks good on the hardware you are using)• Look for interest...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 16:34:50 PDT
Train Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Train-Shelf/
Train Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/E6VB/IFLGEA2L/FMOE6VBIFLGEA2L.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR When I designed the Bi-Plane shelf (see instructable at: http://www.instructables.com/id/Biplane-shelf/ )One of my designs was for a Train shelf, so after making the plane I decided to also have a go at the train, and I think it turned out quite well. I also wanted to do something for the Back To th...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 11:14:48 PDT
Lathe attachments for a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-attachments-for-a-Drill-Press/
Lathe attachments for a Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/6DHS/IFI3831X/FPD6DHSIFI3831X.SMALL.jpg guy90 I was scratching my head about this concept for ages, but I'm pleased to see now that it works and share it with you all! Here's a way to make Lathe attachments for a drill stand. It's cheap, and you won't have to dismantle an old drill to do it. One thing I should probably mention before we go on, ...
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 12:52:09 PDT
UHMW Polymer Carver Deadblow Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/UMHW-Polymer-Carver-Deadblow-Mallet/
UHMW Polymer Carver Deadblow Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/8N8M/IFDSUNRH/FOB8N8MIFDSUNRH.SMALL.jpg EricAusome In this Instructable, we set out eyes on a simple but very effective tool, the humble leather working mallet. I punch hundred’s of holes each week to slide metal clips into place or buttons snaps. For a long while, I used a simple 10″ long traditional mallet made from nylon. I wanted something more ...
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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 19:32:27 PDT
Homemade Wood Mini Mill Lathe Machine for DIY in Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Mini-Mill-Lathe-Machine-for-DIY-in-H/
Homemade Wood Mini Mill Lathe Machine for DIY in Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TPXD/IF7IZRTW/FLETPXDIF7IZRTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TPXD/IF7IZRTW/FLETPXDIF7IZRTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/TPXD/IF7IZRTW/FLETPXDIF7IZRTW.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Description:1. This DIY miniature small wood lathe is simulated, simplifying the large lathe working principle, extensive use of high-strength aluminum alloy materials, CNC machining, for research using and DIY.2. DIY products for school experiment teaching or personal DIY use, not suitable for m...
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:39:16 PDT
Old school crane (Jeppe Andersen 3p 2015) http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-school-crane-Jeppe-Andersen-3p-2015/
Old school crane (Jeppe Andersen 3p 2015) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T1B9/IEFIA114/F6XT1B9IEFIA114.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects The inspiration to this crane came from this image.All measurements are in mm (millimeter)To build this crane, you will need this equipment: 600x600 mm MDF 6mm.Crane: Drill Dremel Measurement tools (ect. a caliper). Aligning tools, like a steel angel. Ø14 drill Ø5-10 drill Ø32 Hallow ...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 06:55:34 PDT
Workshop Safety http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Safety/
Workshop Safety - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/6KYU/IDZSIU77/F8M6KYUIDZSIU77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/6KYU/IDZSIU77/F8M6KYUIDZSIU77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/6KYU/IDZSIU77/F8M6KYUIDZSIU77.SMALL.jpg davefhunt Joking aside here, Workshop safety is a serious matter. Even in the jokey pic there are several obvious mistakes. Health and Safety. Here in the UK we have the Health and Safety at Work act. 1974.http://www.hse.gov.uk/legislation/hswa.htmRead it.It is often used by lazy people as an excuse not to...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:54:22 PDT
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artisan-Mallets-For-Leathercraft-Woodworking-And-S/
Artisan Mallets For Leathercraft, Woodworking And Sculpting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/TIRN/IDUR7T3C/FWLTIRNIDUR7T3C.SMALL.jpg antagonizer There's an old saying that goes; "a craftsman/woman is only as good as his/her tools'. For me, that's only half the equation since, in my opinion, a crafter's greatest strength is in the ability to create his/her own equipment. To see a need, then conceptualize the piece of kit that would fill that ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:09 PDT
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Wood turning can seem like a mystery to many woodworkers. In fact only a very small percentage of woodworkers and makers are familiar with the lathe. I recently got a small lathe, and I thought it would be interesting to go over the basics. So when I had the opportunity to ask master wood turner Car...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:54:31 PDT
Intergalactic War Bullet Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Intergalactic-War-Bullet-Keychain/
Intergalactic War Bullet Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/Z9C0/IDH7S5XQ/FZCZ9C0IDH7S5XQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/Z9C0/IDH7S5XQ/FZCZ9C0IDH7S5XQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/Z9C0/IDH7S5XQ/FZCZ9C0IDH7S5XQ.SMALL.jpg SteamOh So this project is the result of when an intern is put in charge of testing CNC lathes, put a bunch of other dangerous tools next to him, and gets bored during work hours.... Please don't fire me.Anyways, this project was an experimental test I was doing, attempting to color heat treat stainless ste...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:17:00 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Lathe-Mill-Projects-DIY-Spindl/
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe Mill Projects DIY Spindle Jaw Chuk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VS7C/IDFSFKOO/FZZVS7CIDFSFKOO.SMALL.jpg trukmeeilee The Mini Metal Lathe is a tool for DIY, hobby, modelmaking, crafts, students,small parts processing and others. you can buy or you can make it very easy Spindle Jaw Chuk 80 mm ( lot on EBay ), old sew motor, Aluminium Alloy, bearing 40 / 17 mm
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 01:31:54 PDT
Large Metal Knitting Needles http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Metal-Knitting-Needles/
Large Metal Knitting Needles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/LHIJ/IDCXEWAH/F4PLHIJIDCXEWAH.SMALL.jpg nords My daughter has recently become an avid knitter. She likes a 5 needle style. While most size needles are available in wood and metal, she wanted to try 9mm needles and could only find them in wood. Knowing that I enjoy a challenge, she asked for a set in metal. Aluminum was the obvious choice fo...
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Sat, 15 Aug 2015 10:58:56 PDT
Tailstock Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailstock-Chuck/
Tailstock Chuck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/JN46/IDBI03V1/FH4JN46IDBI03V1.SMALL.jpg vreinkymov This instructable shows how to make a tapered drill chuck for a lathe out of a bolt. You'll need the following materials:Bench GrinderMetal FileBoltNutThreaded ChuckPrussian BlueEpoxy PuttySmall MotorCarbide Scribe Small Motor To keep the run-out to a minimum when machining the bolt, it's necessa...
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 23:55:32 PDT
Would Have Been A Cnc Lathe From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Would-Have-Been-A-Cnc-Lathe-From-Scrap/
Would Have Been A Cnc Lathe From Scrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/C0XH/ID77MRBF/FFOC0XHID77MRBF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/C0XH/ID77MRBF/FFOC0XHID77MRBF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/C0XH/ID77MRBF/FFOC0XHID77MRBF.SMALL.jpg pretorian This was to be my first instuctable but my yard got broken in to and I've lost everything. I'll put the shots I took up for you to see but I'm now unable to finish. Thank you for looking though. All The Photos I Took In Order Of When I Took Them I hope you see what and how I started this lathe. ...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:58:05 PDT
Your Very Own Piston Trophy http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-Very-Own-Piston-Cup/
Your Very Own Piston Trophy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/H4M2/ID5S8NH6/FDQH4M2ID5S8NH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/H4M2/ID5S8NH6/FDQH4M2ID5S8NH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/H4M2/ID5S8NH6/FDQH4M2ID5S8NH6.SMALL.jpg zach540 Every year, a friend of mine hosts a road rally race, and what's a race without a trophy!? The cost of the trophy in the past had came from the entry fee, with the remainder being donated to a local charity. As such, I decided to volunteer to make the trophy for free this year, and to make it auto...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:46:42 PDT
Creating Long Acoustic-Kinetic "Reverb" Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Long-Acoustic-Kinetic-Reverb-Springs/
Creating Long Acoustic-Kinetic "Reverb" Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0PBL/ID4U8JTY/FMP0PBLID4U8JTY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0PBL/ID4U8JTY/FMP0PBLID4U8JTY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0PBL/ID4U8JTY/FMP0PBLID4U8JTY.SMALL.jpg ceremona At MakerFaire 2015 and the Oakland Aeolian Day, many people inquired about how I built my Acousto-kinetic sculpture called "Chatty Spring Ballz". The motion characteristics needed for this sculpture required long "wiggly" style extension springs. It's nearly impossible to find long industrial spr...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:25:11 PDT
Woodturning Spin Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodturning-Spin-Tops/
Woodturning Spin Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/81I6/ICX7JFFN/FZW81I6ICX7JFFN.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hello again! Every year my woodturning club will turn tops for a children's hospital. Last year we turned over 3500 tops from July to December. This year the goal is 4000 tops. Every weekend they are holding top-a-thons where maybe 5-10 guys (including myself) will get together and just turn as m...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:11:01 PDT
Touchscreen Stylus Pen Made On A Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Stylus-Pen-Made-On-A-Lathe/
Touchscreen Stylus Pen Made On A Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/CP13/ICX7ISFR/F6VCP13ICX7ISFR.SMALL.jpg ZebranoWoodCraft Here's a video I made on how to use your lathe to make a touchscreen stylus pen.I used a scrap piece of Padauk and a stylus pen kit that I got on Ebay.All of the steps are covered in the video but fire away if you have any questions!Find more of my work over at ZebranoWoodCraft.com.
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 05:04:41 PDT
Turning a Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Bowl/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:38:19 PDT
How to Turn a Dip Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Nib-Holder/
How to Turn a Dip Pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/WL2A/ICGW8HCP/FXRWL2AICGW8HCP.SMALL.jpg Wanjun I recently started practicing pointed nib calligraphy and found commercially-made nib holders wanting. They're either too plasticky and light or too expensive so I decided to make some myself. It was surprisingly easy! You don't need a pen kit or any bushings. The finished dip pen is beautiful and m...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT
Lathe Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Chisel-Rack/
Lathe Chisel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F36/3TBC/IC4MUDX1/F363TBCIC4MUDX1.SMALL.jpg HPandLOTR Hi everyone! There are lots of designs out there for lathe chisel racks and various types of carts that you can build to hold all of your lathe scrapers and gouges. I made this particular design as easy to build as possible and used only scraps of 3/4" plywood that I had laying around, so I did't h...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:08:01 PDT
Homemade Ring Turned On Lathe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Ring-Turned-On-Lathe/
Homemade Ring Turned On Lathe! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/85FJ/IC4MP4DV/FGX85FJIC4MP4DV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/85FJ/IC4MP4DV/FGX85FJIC4MP4DV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/85FJ/IC4MP4DV/FGX85FJIC4MP4DV.SMALL.jpg P0tat07 I was in a 3D Printing and Advance Construction Technology program at the Albany Vocational Program. The advanced construction part was machining (mills, lathes, drills, etc) towards the end of the year I figured I'd try to make myself a ring on the lathe. It was a bit difficult at first because of ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 04:08:30 PDT
Jurassic World timber platter http://www.instructables.com/id/Jurassic-World-timber-platter/
Jurassic World timber platter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/FIK3/IC4MPD2Y/F2SFIK3IC4MPD2Y.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning Jurassic world was amazing and it inspired me to make this. Using basic turning, carving and an image transfer, I was able to create this. Materials310mm x 310mm x 20mm timber (australian red cedar)terpspaper and inkmasking taperagToolswood lathegouge and skew chisel band sawdremel laser jet printer...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 03:58:47 PDT
How to make a metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-metal-pen/
How to make a metal pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/YNWG/IC0CIDPC/F20YNWGIC0CIDPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/YNWG/IC0CIDPC/F20YNWGIC0CIDPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/YNWG/IC0CIDPC/F20YNWGIC0CIDPC.SMALL.jpg mso797 In this Instructable we're going to be building a metal pen. The pen encloses a standard BiC pen cartridge. Materials 6 inches of 3/8 aluminium stock3 inches of 3/8 brass stock1/4 -20 Tap and Die5/16-18 Tap and DieCutting Oil Access to LathePolishing PaperBiC Pen Cartridge Machine the Pieces M...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:22:09 PDT
Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Lathe-Cheap-with-Aluminium-Alloy-and/
Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/4UMC/IBRRXSQN/F0H4UMCIBRRXSQN.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Cheap with Aluminium Alloy and Linear Rails Slide CNC very easy and nice workMaterials and Tools:4 pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC2 pcs 480 mm 20 mm Linear Rails 1 Pcs 600 mm x 120 mm x 12 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 2 Pcs 120 mm x 60 mm x 20 mm Aluminium All...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 02:04:17 PDT
DIY Repair, ONEWAY Live Center http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repair-ONEWAY-Live-Center/
DIY Repair, ONEWAY Live Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/RDOE/IBQCFIK1/FIVRDOEIBQCFIK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/RDOE/IBQCFIK1/FIVRDOEIBQCFIK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/RDOE/IBQCFIK1/FIVRDOEIBQCFIK1.SMALL.jpg WoodShopMike This article was originally posted to my website, www.woodshopmike.com. Be sure to stop by my site for more DIYs, repairs, and projects & be sure to subscribe! Now on with the Instructable!Here's a quick and easy repair for those costly ONEWAY (or similar) live centers we all covet. Oops! I'm s...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:55:09 PDT