Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:36:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 Table Saw Blade Clock / Reloj De Sierra Circular http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Clock-Reloj-De-Sierra-Circular/
Table Saw Blade Clock / Reloj De Sierra Circular - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/TKVW/ISCATPAI/FPYTKVWISCATPAI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/TKVW/ISCATPAI/FPYTKVWISCATPAI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/TKVW/ISCATPAI/FPYTKVWISCATPAI.SMALL.jpg ZombieWorkshop Also Watch the videoWelcome to my entry for the metal contest Is a quick project using a old tablesaw blade and plasma cutting the numbers, if you like remember to voteIt takes about an hour to make it and the only tool you need its the plasma cutterTambien Mira el videoBienvenidos a mi proyecto , e...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:05:00 PDT
Bed to Bench - Metal version http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-to-Bench-Metal-Version/
Bed to Bench - Metal version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop Taking a piece of old furniture and re-purposing it into something useful again is very rewarding, especially when there's emotion tied to it. This was a fun project and to the client a special one. Enjoy. Decide on a design A friend of mine asked me if I could make a bench from a metal bed frame...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:04 PDT
Hand Forged Scottish Dirk http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Forged-Scottish-Dirk/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:32:13 PDT
Wire Letters Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Letters-Sculpture/
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Sat, 13 Aug 2016 23:29:20 PDT
Steel Truss Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Truss-Model/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 13:49:05 PDT
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-a-Railroad-Spike-Adze-Garden-Tool/
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SMALL.jpg CJStephens In this instructable I'm going to show you how to blacksmith a hand adze / garden tool from a rail road spike! After a long year of not publishing anything I've finally gotten around to writing one. I originally made this for carving wooden bowls and I started selling them at craft shows. And I ende...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 13:54:19 PDT
Steel Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Marking-Gauge/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 05:51:35 PDT
Custom Dash http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Dash/
Custom Dash - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/QJBA/IR6IUATG/FX6QJBAIR6IUATG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/QJBA/IR6IUATG/FX6QJBAIR6IUATG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX6/QJBA/IR6IUATG/FX6QJBAIR6IUATG.SMALL.jpg god.favored I have a 67 corvair that I've been restoring for a while now, and although keeping a classic car stock is a fun thing in its self, I just really wanted to have my classic car with a modern feel. So one of the things I've been working on is building a custom dash for it so that I can put a double di...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 16:48:14 PDT
Folding Knife from an Old File (w/ Basic Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Knife-From-an-Old-File-w-Basic-Tools/
Folding Knife from an Old File (w/ Basic Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This Instructable is (not!) sponsored by all of those useless, old, rusted files that are wasting your precious pegboard space. Why not turn them into knives?I recently built my own Homemade Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener, so I thought I'd try making my first knife. I thought I could make it from a r...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:56:19 PDT
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Face-Shield-w-Built-in-Safety-Glasses/
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting a face shield for all sorts of dangerous projects, but they're pretty expensive, and I can't seem to find one anyway.I originally thought of buying a sheet of Plexiglass, melting it, and then bending, but I doubt that it will work, since it will probably crack, and will ruin the op...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:38:48 PDT
Simple Forge From Red House Bricks http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Forge-From-Red-House-Bricks/
Simple Forge From Red House Bricks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/55ZR/IQTZXZQJ/FL455ZRIQTZXZQJ.SMALL.jpg joleothetall So you want to make a forge, but you don't have much time or money to build something state of the art. I think every beginning blacksmith has been there. It's tough to figure out how to make a structure that will hold up to high amounts of heat and still stay functioning without having to spend a l...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:21:24 PDT
Mastering the "J" Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Mastering-the-J-Hook/
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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:00:36 PDT
Converting a Quick Release Vice Into a Regular Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Quick-Release-Vice-Into-a-Regular-Vic/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:01:33 PDT
Jewelry Wire 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Wire-101/
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:38 PDT
Forks Into Curtain Ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Forks-Into-Curtain-Ties/
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:39:30 PDT
Cutting Steel With a Welder! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Steel-With-a-Welder/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 04:13:23 PDT
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dead-Blow-Hammer-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 A Dead-Blow Hammer is a hammer that doesn't bounce back up when hit, and less force is required when using it, because of it's weight. This type of hammer also saves a lot of time and effort, when compared to a regular mallet (soft hammer). Did you know you can make, and choose the exact weight that...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 11:31:29 PDT
Mini Engineers Square From Steel Angle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Engineers-Square-From-Steel-Angle/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:50:30 PDT
Wood and Metal Map Wall Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-and-Metal-Map-Wall-Decoration/
Wood and Metal Map Wall Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/NSO0/IPJTGIAU/FL4NSO0IPJTGIAU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/NSO0/IPJTGIAU/FL4NSO0IPJTGIAU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/NSO0/IPJTGIAU/FL4NSO0IPJTGIAU.SMALL.jpg ProudImperialPatriot Wouldn't this be a great thing to display in your house? -to hang upon your wall and view a nice rustic piece of craftsmanship? Wouldn't it be fantastic to use this conversation-starter to show your skill? Your friend (or special someone) comments on the decoration. I'm sure you would just love to r...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 06:54:22 PDT
DIY forge http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Forge/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:06:41 PDT
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Working-Steampunk-Hammer-From-Reclaimed-Nai/
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SMALL.jpg timsway I jokingly call my large jar of bent, reclaimed nails my "retirement fund." Sometimes I dip into the bank to make stuff, like this ironic hammer.I made it for a local art exhibit and it came out better than I expected, so I thought I'd share. Watch the video and read along ;-) Sort, bend and weld!...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 09:57:34 PDT
Cast Your Own Mini-Figure http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Your-Own-Mini-Figure/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 08:47:03 PDT
Make Your Own Real Sword ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Real-Sword-/
Make Your Own Real Sword ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/9BTN/IOEKBU5F/FZS9BTNIOEKBU5F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/9BTN/IOEKBU5F/FZS9BTNIOEKBU5F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/9BTN/IOEKBU5F/FZS9BTNIOEKBU5F.SMALL.jpg Tom Howbridge Ever wanted to be fruit ninja ? Now you can! Make your own sword that can slice through anything in its path.This was a fun project and got to put a few skills into practise.Check out a video on how its made here The whole point.. Grab a pencil and mark out a point at the end of a length of stee...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:48:41 PDT
Simple Industrial Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Industrial-Pencil-Holder/
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Thu, 12 May 2016 07:18:59 PDT
Concrete Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Metal-Lathe/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 23:37:40 PDT
Motorised Drift Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorised-Drift-Trike/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:53:22 PST
Superhero Armor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Armor-Tutorial/
Superhero Armor Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/3GPO/ILCN99TY/FSS3GPOILCN99TY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/3GPO/ILCN99TY/FSS3GPOILCN99TY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/3GPO/ILCN99TY/FSS3GPOILCN99TY.SMALL.jpg lordguyton Make this Superhero Armor with ordinary tools. I show you how to make it in metal but you could of course use other materials like foam, etc. Step 1 is watch the YouTube tutorial! This is a VIDEO, not just a still picture. Some Instructibles users are unable to click the video links, so if you ca...
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Fri, 4 Mar 2016 09:19:37 PST
Lash out! - How to make a milling machine more accurate http://www.instructables.com/id/Sherline-5400-Milling-Machine-Leadscrew-Lash-Fix/
Lash out! - How to make a milling machine more accurate - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/SJFA/IKFRUZ4M/FPRSJFAIKFRUZ4M.SMALL.jpg solomonhorses Play is good, but not on a milling machine. There is nothing more frustrating than working on a milling machine, but having too much play in the hand wheels making it almost impossible to do accurate work.Play in the hand wheels is called "lash". In this Instructable I use a Sherline 5400 mill to d...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:58:48 PST
Custom Motorcycle License Plate Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Motorcycle-License-Plate-Bracket/
Custom Motorcycle License Plate Bracket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUGH/IKFS48DS/FL5MUGHIKFS48DS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUGH/IKFS48DS/FL5MUGHIKFS48DS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/MUGH/IKFS48DS/FL5MUGHIKFS48DS.SMALL.jpg omnitasker I built this custom bracket for my 1979 Triumph Bonneville. Its construction require a fair bit of tooling that you may or may not have access to, but it didn't take much time, and certainly not much in materials to produce. This particular instructable is not so much to provide a "how-to," but rath...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 16:38:38 PST
Stainless Steel Ballistic Battery Tray for Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Stainless-Steel-Ballistic-Battery-Tray-for-Motorcy/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:41:37 PST
How Made Chisel From Iron Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Made-Chisel-From-Iron-Piece/
How Made Chisel From Iron Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/NZQZ/IK5Q1G2T/F7QNZQZIK5Q1G2T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/NZQZ/IK5Q1G2T/F7QNZQZIK5Q1G2T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/NZQZ/IK5Q1G2T/F7QNZQZIK5Q1G2T.SMALL.jpg Mycrazyhands HI all! today i can show you, how made simple chisel from piece iron.
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 08:08:02 PST
Ride-On Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Ride-On-Toy-Car/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:24:39 PST
Homemade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Knife-7/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:36:39 PST
Pretty Easy Reclaimed 2X4 and Steel Top Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Easy-Reclaimed-2X4-and-Steel-Top-Coffee-Tab/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 19:47:18 PST
Fixing Up an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Up-an-Old-Hammer/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 01:30:37 PST
Copper and Brass Bamboo in Steel Frame Wall Hanging Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Bamboo-in-Steel-Frame-Wall-Hanging-Sculptur/
Copper and Brass Bamboo in Steel Frame Wall Hanging Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F6YJ/IH54FH9G/F3OF6YJIH54FH9G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F6YJ/IH54FH9G/F3OF6YJIH54FH9G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/F6YJ/IH54FH9G/F3OF6YJIH54FH9G.SMALL.jpg AndreHash Hi there, and thank you for visiting my Instructable!I always like to pay attention to different tools and methods that others use to make anything so that I can learn and adapt the methods that work for myself. Keep an open mind as you read this, and find a way to get this done even if you don't ha...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 18:36:59 PST
Spartan Wraith Helmet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Spartan-Wraith-Helmet-Tutorial/
Spartan Wraith Helmet Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y7O7/IG6TUWP7/F7BY7O7IG6TUWP7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y7O7/IG6TUWP7/F7BY7O7IG6TUWP7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/Y7O7/IG6TUWP7/F7BY7O7IG6TUWP7.SMALL.jpg lordguyton This is a VIDEO, so please click to watch it. In this tutorial I show you how to make a "Spartan Wraith" helmet.CAN'T SEE THE VIDEO? Here is a direct link: CLICK HERE
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 17:59:40 PDT
Copper Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Roses/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:19:18 PDT
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-and-2x4-Full-Dining-Table-Set/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:13:16 PDT
Making a knife, step by step http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-knife-step-by-step/
Making a knife, step by step - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TGYZ/IE4ZNXN0/FIITGYZIE4ZNXN0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TGYZ/IE4ZNXN0/FIITGYZIE4ZNXN0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/TGYZ/IE4ZNXN0/FIITGYZIE4ZNXN0.SMALL.jpg Garbaty Knives HelloThis is my short video on how to create a step-by-step knife. This film has only Polish subtitles, but write in English subtitles in a comment soon."At the time of the formation of the film, I did not yet have its own furnace, therefore, I sent to Professional"Greetings from Poland.
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 02:25:29 PDT
Intergalactic War Bullet Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Intergalactic-War-Bullet-Keychain/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:17:00 PDT
Creating Long Acoustic-Kinetic "Reverb" Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Long-Acoustic-Kinetic-Reverb-Springs/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:25:11 PDT
TIG-Welded Steel Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-Welded-Steel-Vase/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:30:43 PDT
Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cold-Metal-Casting-and-Patina-on-Skyrim-Dragon-Pri/
Cold Metal Casting and Patina on Skyrim Dragon Priest Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/0OH7/ICRXLQXU/FDK0OH7ICRXLQXU.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob I was recently comissioned to make a Morokei Dragon Priest Mask from Skyrim. I decided that since I couldn't find the perfect Morokei colour I had in mind in a regular metallic paint, I would use cold-casting techniques to create a realistic metal finish exactly how I'd envisioned. This led to many ...
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 05:41:59 PDT
3D Metal Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Metal-Flowers/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:32:44 PDT
Chainmail Armor Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainmail-Armor-Tutorial/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:54:21 PDT
Dark Hero Gauntlet Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Hero-Gauntlet-Tutorial/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 09:17:30 PDT
Welded Portraits http://www.instructables.com/id/Welded-Portraits/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:06:03 PDT
Homemade Ring Turned On Lathe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Ring-Turned-On-Lathe/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 04:08:30 PDT
How to make a metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-metal-pen/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 15:22:09 PDT