Instructables: exploring - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:15:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Desktop Ferris Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Ferris-Wheel/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:33 PDT
Copper Book Mark http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Book-Mark/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 16:04:31 PST
Alternative Metal Finishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Alternative-Metal-Finishing/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 01:48:59 PST
Leather Metal Forming Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Metal-Forming-Bag/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 01:25:36 PST
IPAD 7 - Insanely Powerful Arrow Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/IPAD-7-Insanely-Powerful-Arrow-Driver/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 23:49:45 PST
WaterJet Cutting at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/WaterJet-Cutting-at-TechShop/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:04:36 PST
Demon Hand Armored Glove http://www.instructables.com/id/Demon-Hand-Armored-Glove/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/Z5RQ/HQMIMKGF/F6NZ5RQHQMIMKGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/Z5RQ/HQMIMKGF/F6NZ5RQHQMIMKGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/Z5RQ/HQMIMKGF/F6NZ5RQHQMIMKGF.SMALL.jpg lordguyton VIDEO TUTORIAL on making an armored glove (half gauntlet) in brass. I call it the "Demon Hand".
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 08:49:37 PST
Metalworking 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Metalworking-101/
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 21:10:40 PST
Paw Print Bottle Openers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paw-Print-Bottle-Openers/
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 20:50:11 PST
Handmade Bullet Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Pen-1/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 17:56:56 PST
Chisel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Holder/
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 20:20:06 PST
Ironworker And Hydraulic Bender At Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-worker-And-Hydraulic-Bender-At-Tecshop/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:39:58 PST
The WASP http://www.instructables.com/id/The-key-to-survive/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:30:42 PST
Two DIY tools (dos herramientas caseras) http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-DIY-tools-dos-herramientas-caseras/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/C1QD/HN82KV9C/F6BC1QDHN82KV9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/C1QD/HN82KV9C/F6BC1QDHN82KV9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/C1QD/HN82KV9C/F6BC1QDHN82KV9C.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Los que me conocen saben que mis proyectos son sin excepción fáciles, baratos y de baja tecnología. Lo cual no los desmerece sino que, al contrario, realza su utilidad. También es cierto que rara vez invento algo, por lo general tomo la idea de otro y la desarrollo a mi manera. En este caso me insp...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 19:28:48 PDT
Handmade Hammered Buckle (DIY Armoring) http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Hammered-Buckle-DIY-Armoring/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/K757/HMMF0MQ8/F8BK757HMMF0MQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/K757/HMMF0MQ8/F8BK757HMMF0MQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/K757/HMMF0MQ8/F8BK757HMMF0MQ8.SMALL.jpg lordguyton Here's a quick and easy buckle tutorial. I use buckles like this in my armor, but you can use this method for costumes and props as well....or just make yourself a cool belt. Great for beginners looking to get into armoring.
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 23:09:36 PDT
Homemade Electric Kiln http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Electric-Kiln/
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 20:33:33 PDT
DIY roller screen (cortina enrollable) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-roller-screen-cortina-enrollable/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:27:16 PDT
Backyard Metal Casting and Homemade Forges http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Metal-Casting-and-Homemade-Forges/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/264R/HKJRZ9O8/FKN264RHKJRZ9O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/264R/HKJRZ9O8/FKN264RHKJRZ9O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/264R/HKJRZ9O8/FKN264RHKJRZ9O8.SMALL.jpg blkhawk For thousands of years, man has worked metals. Although some of the technology to work metals is relatively recent, the initial human drive to create is still with us. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 08:44:06 PDT
How to Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weld/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/HV1K/HINOBEB6/FGAHV1KHINOBEB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/HV1K/HINOBEB6/FGAHV1KHINOBEB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/HV1K/HINOBEB6/FGAHV1KHINOBEB6.SMALL.jpg goodoldluke This Video is a basic introduction to Stick Welding using a Miller Thunderbolt 235 AC/DC welder and a Hobart 1/8" 7018 electrode.
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:38:07 PDT
Repairing my Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-my-Bench-Vise/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/7TTR/HI3U1VEK/FG07TTRHI3U1VEK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/7TTR/HI3U1VEK/FG07TTRHI3U1VEK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/7TTR/HI3U1VEK/FG07TTRHI3U1VEK.SMALL.jpg goodoldluke How I fixed my bench vise.  The handle was missing and had been replaced by a threaded rod, and one of the Jaw pads was missing.  I make both pieces from scratch and put the vice back to work.
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 16:06:14 PDT
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 14:23:03 PDT
Paint Can Furnace with Accessories, Lost Foam Casting, and More! http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Can-Furnace-with-Accessories-Lost-Foam-Cast/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 18:31:07 PDT
DIY Mini Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Forge/
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 18:32:26 PST
Make a Tree Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tree-Table/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:47:49 PST
How to make build a Gondorian Suit of Armour from authentic materials (well, almost) http://www.instructables.com/id/Gondorian-Armour-Made-of-steel-with-chainmaille/
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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:18:36 PDT
Street Address Number Plaque http://www.instructables.com/id/Street-Address-Number-Plaque/
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:26:19 PDT
workbench made out of a barbecue http://www.instructables.com/id/workbench-made-out-of-a-barbecue/
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 16:14:44 PDT
Mejorando la salamandra (Improving the salamander) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mejorando-la-salamandra-Improving-the-salamander/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5YCB/H401W43B/F5M5YCBH401W43B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5YCB/H401W43B/F5M5YCBH401W43B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/5YCB/H401W43B/F5M5YCBH401W43B.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 La pasada semana le hice una mejora a la salamandra de mi taller, debido a que al ser la puerta muy alta, si bien eso era una ventaja para limpiarla por dentro, se volvía un inconveniente al querer alimentarla con leña mientras estaba encendida. Hice cortar la puerta horizontalmente un poco por enc...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 10:11:24 PDT
Metal Man Pencil Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Man-Pencil-Holder/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:31:57 PDT
Foldable bike cart (carrito plegable para bici) http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-bike-cart-carrito-plegable-para-bici/
Foldable bike cart (carrito plegable para bici) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/V3ZD/H3QFLOAH/FAHV3ZDH3QFLOAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/V3ZD/H3QFLOAH/FAHV3ZDH3QFLOAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/V3ZD/H3QFLOAH/FAHV3ZDH3QFLOAH.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace un tiempo, durante mis paseos en bicicleta para quemar glucosa, se me ocurrió que me vendría bien tener un remolque para poder levantar algunas cosas que suelo encontrar tiradas en la calle. Por otro lado, luego de construir la salamandra me surgió la necesidad de alimentarla, cosa relativament...
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Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:55:02 PDT
Easy electroplating (Galvanizado f�cil) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-electroplating-Galvanizado-fcil/
Easy electroplating (Galvanizado f�cil) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/CMUM/H1YOI6P1/FMLCMUMH1YOI6P1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/CMUM/H1YOI6P1/FMLCMUMH1YOI6P1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/CMUM/H1YOI6P1/FMLCMUMH1YOI6P1.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 CUIDADO: este proyecto no debe ser afrontado por niños, porque implica el manejo de sustancias peligrosas y vapores tóxicos. Repito: Este proyecto implica el manejo de sustancias peligrosas y vapores tóxicos. Por lo tanto, no debe ser afrontado por niños ni personas inexpertas o atolondradas. ---...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 18:25:54 PDT
Fosfatizando (Phosphating) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fosfatizando-Phosphating/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2APG/H1YOAXSS/FW42APGH1YOAXSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2APG/H1YOAXSS/FW42APGH1YOAXSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/2APG/H1YOAXSS/FW42APGH1YOAXSS.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Cuando yo era un muchacho, mi padre usaba con frecuencia un líquido desoxidante de marca Genolite, que daba muy buen resultado. Ya grande, quise comprarlo pero no existía más. Pasaron años antes de que me enterara de que existe, pero no con el nombre de desoxidante sino con el de fosfatizante. Lo qu...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 13:48:02 PDT
Chulengo (sudaca's BBQ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Chulengo-sudacas-BBQ/
Chulengo (sudaca's BBQ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/V9PZ/H1ZG6HV4/FCMV9PZH1ZG6HV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/V9PZ/H1ZG6HV4/FCMV9PZH1ZG6HV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/V9PZ/H1ZG6HV4/FCMV9PZH1ZG6HV4.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Desde que me mudé a mi casa actual en 1998, usé para las "grandes ocasiones" una parrilla convencional, con techo de ferrocemento en forma de campana, y parrilla que sube y baja colgando de un par de cadenas. Los días ventosos o muy fríos me veía obligado a tapar la carne con bandejas o papeles, par...
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Wed, 9 May 2012 09:56:29 PDT
Basket-hopper to make embers (Cesto-tolva para hacer brasas) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basket-hopper-to-make-embers-Cesto-tolva-para-hac/
Basket-hopper to make embers (Cesto-tolva para hacer brasas) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/IPJ2/H1JUHNK5/FJGIPJ2H1JUHNK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/IPJ2/H1JUHNK5/FJGIPJ2H1JUHNK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/IPJ2/H1JUHNK5/FJGIPJ2H1JUHNK5.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace años me construí un dispositivo para hacer brasas, basado en una maceta común de cerámica, que me dio muy buen resultado. Es como una tolva que se alimenta por arriba y se va vaciando por abajo. La ventaja de este método es que las brasas que uno obtiene están perfectamente hechas, y no se cor...
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Sun, 6 May 2012 17:27:28 PDT
Screw-gear reductor (reductor a tornillo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-gear-reductor-reductor-a-sinfn/
Screw-gear reductor (reductor a tornillo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/DZWG/H1JUIDQ2/FIADZWGH1JUIDQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/DZWG/H1JUIDQ2/FIADZWGH1JUIDQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/DZWG/H1JUIDQ2/FIADZWGH1JUIDQ2.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Los reductores de velocidad son al mismo tiempo, y por una cuestión física, aumentadores de fuerza. Desde hace un tiempo yo tenía ganas de hacer un reductor a tornillo. Cuando decidí colgar del techo mi torno, estuve a punto de concretar el proyecto, pero finalmente, dado el peligro que representab...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 18:47:31 PDT
The Pogo Stick of Insanity http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pogo-Stick-of-Insanity/
The Pogo Stick of Insanity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/OFSO/H15NCJHC/F3LOFSOH15NCJHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/OFSO/H15NCJHC/F3LOFSOH15NCJHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/OFSO/H15NCJHC/F3LOFSOH15NCJHC.SMALL.jpg stumitch Well the title says it all. This is a quick Instructable of a project i do with my grade 8 metalwork class.  Each step of the Instructable will be one day in the class. I will start with a daily tools and materials list as well as a detailed description of what you'll need to do the project. If you...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 22:20:05 PDT
Don't be stupid as me (no sea est�pido como yo) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-be-stupid-as-me-no-sea-estpido-como-yo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YB2E/H0OJ6GN9/FN6YB2EH0OJ6GN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YB2E/H0OJ6GN9/FN6YB2EH0OJ6GN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/YB2E/H0OJ6GN9/FN6YB2EH0OJ6GN9.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Todos sabemos que las herramientas, en particular las de potencia, son peligrosas, pero solemos confiar en la suerte bajo la tonta suposición "a mí no me va a pasar, yo tengo experiencia". Hoy a la mañana me levanté con planes de continuar la construcción de mi chulengo, esperando poder estrenarlo ...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:03:56 PDT
CNG tube salamander stove (salamandra de tubo GNC) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNG-tube-salamander-stove-salamandra-de-tubo-GNC/
CNG tube salamander stove (salamandra de tubo GNC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/S63M/H0KL7T3G/FUOS63MH0KL7T3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/S63M/H0KL7T3G/FUOS63MH0KL7T3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/S63M/H0KL7T3G/FUOS63MH0KL7T3G.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Hace unos dos meses encontré tirado en un basural (de esos que tienen un gran cartel "PROHIBIDO ARROJAR BASURA") un cilindro de GNC, chico, presuntamente perteneciente a alguno de los varios autos robados que van a parar ahí y terminan en llamas. Con bastante dificultad lo levanté, lo cargué en el b...
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 09:47:22 PDT
Hand Forged Furniture. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Forged-Furniture/
Hand Forged Furniture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/MUWY/GZFDPXQJ/F77MUWYGZFDPXQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/MUWY/GZFDPXQJ/F77MUWYGZFDPXQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/MUWY/GZFDPXQJ/F77MUWYGZFDPXQJ.SMALL.jpg Mr.Sanchez Nothing better to put a little elbow grease in the furniture that you love.Let me share with you one of my favorite hobbys Nowadays. One of the treasuresthat my Dad let me , was his Old forge, well i found some Iron add some Fire and alittle hammer work so these are the results. The Loop. First o...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 16:31:24 PST
Copper Heart Pendant with Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Heart-Pendant-with-Chain/
Copper Heart Pendant with Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/NCZ7/GYR36GEC/FMFNCZ7GYR36GEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/NCZ7/GYR36GEC/FMFNCZ7GYR36GEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/NCZ7/GYR36GEC/FMFNCZ7GYR36GEC.SMALL.jpg The Metal One This was a valentines gift for my (now ex) girlfriend, and this is strictly a "show and tell" kind of instructable.  The picture is the only one i have because my lovely (EX!) girl posted it to facebook to show it off to the world. Personally, i think i could have done better on the polishing, but h...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:05:13 PST
Making and using a hand crank lathe for use with a plasma cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-and-using-a-hand-crank-lathe-for-use-with-a/
Making and using a hand crank lathe for use with a plasma cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NV8E/GY65QENO/FL1NV8EGY65QENO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NV8E/GY65QENO/FL1NV8EGY65QENO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/NV8E/GY65QENO/FL1NV8EGY65QENO.SMALL.jpg drewgrey . We make alot of stuff out of metal and a good circle was hard for me to do freehand. Using a tool like the one we show you here makes it easy to cut circles and washers out of any metal using a plasma cutter. It could also be used for some welding or grinding applications or as a crude PTO. For sa...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 23:52:29 PST
Homemade Miter Saw Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Miter-Saw-Clamps/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QK4T/GXBJZ8OB/FIGQK4TGXBJZ8OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QK4T/GXBJZ8OB/FIGQK4TGXBJZ8OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/QK4T/GXBJZ8OB/FIGQK4TGXBJZ8OB.SMALL.jpg nurdee1 These are some miter saw clamps that I made as a christmas present. Unfortunately when I made them I didn't think to take pictures for a step by step instructable. So I decided that I would take some pictures of the finished clamps and make a photo instructable. I hope this will help or inspire some...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 05:41:27 PST
Metal heart http://www.instructables.com/id/bicycle-chain-metal-heart/
Metal heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/75ZR/GX5XJV3J/FWI75ZRGX5XJV3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/75ZR/GX5XJV3J/FWI75ZRGX5XJV3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/75ZR/GX5XJV3J/FWI75ZRGX5XJV3J.SMALL.jpg dagelias Do you have an old bike to toss? take off the chain and make it in to nice hearts! you can also make other figures / symbols  finding tools this is what you need: chain chain cuts welding equipment (or glue) (pilers, hammer: used to "assemble the chain", you can also use the chain cutter) make ...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 10:53:04 PST
Table-stool-ladder (mesa-banqueta-escalera) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-stool-ladder-mesa-banqueta-escalera/
Table-stool-ladder (mesa-banqueta-escalera) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MQ5Y/GWYAF4TB/FZ1MQ5YGWYAF4TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MQ5Y/GWYAF4TB/FZ1MQ5YGWYAF4TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MQ5Y/GWYAF4TB/FZ1MQ5YGWYAF4TB.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Ya he comentado en anteriores instructables que estoy usando mi nuevo taller. Aún me falta hacer el tendido eléctrico y de gas, así como seguir organizando mis herramientas y materiales, lo cual no es fácil. Uno de los problemas con los que me encontré fue la necesidad frecuente de tener que subirm...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 19:20:48 PST
Raised Copper Mini-grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Copper-Mini-grill/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/S5BC/GWV07IJ0/FMKS5BCGWV07IJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/S5BC/GWV07IJ0/FMKS5BCGWV07IJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/S5BC/GWV07IJ0/FMKS5BCGWV07IJ0.SMALL.jpg ATTILAtheHUNgry A few years ago in college I took a metal working class. This tiny grill was my final project.  The whole thing is made from copper wire and raised copper sheets soldered and riveted together, then given a quick heat patina.  I made the handle not-to-scale to avoid it getting hot and burning my hand...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:13:58 PST
Ceramic Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Forge/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 17:45:34 PST
Terrace railing (Baranda de terraza) http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrace-railing-Baranda-de-terraza/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BELS/GVA8UVQ3/FPUBELSGVA8UVQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BELS/GVA8UVQ3/FPUBELSGVA8UVQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/BELS/GVA8UVQ3/FPUBELSGVA8UVQ3.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Este fue mi primer trabajo "grande" de herrería. Me llevó 2 semanas, sin dedicación exclusiva. Las fotos no tienen comentarios porque pienso que no los necesitan.  Mi hijo  fue el destinatario del trabajo, para la terraza trasera de la casa. El diseño inical preveía 50 cm de alto, pero sobre la mar...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:39:20 PST
Lift-up ladder (escalera levadiza) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lifting-ladder-escalera-levadiza/
Lift-up ladder (escalera levadiza) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EANN/GVA8URAQ/FP6EANNGVA8URAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EANN/GVA8URAQ/FP6EANNGVA8URAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EANN/GVA8URAQ/FP6EANNGVA8URAQ.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Desde hace años yo necesitaba un lugar en mi casa para trabajar. Lo hacía en la galería cerrada o en el patio, pero eso era realmente un problema para todos, principalmente para mí. El lugar es chico, y yo con mi trabajo lo mantenía siempre desordenado y sucio, por más que recogiera las herramientas...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:21:40 PST
Mini Metal Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Metal-Lathe-1/
Mini Metal Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/PXUS/GUBPGBLI/F97PXUSGUBPGBLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/PXUS/GUBPGBLI/F97PXUSGUBPGBLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/PXUS/GUBPGBLI/F97PXUSGUBPGBLI.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian Hack a power drill into a mini metal lathe with precision speed control. I used a couple of broken power tools for the drive components in this mini lathe. It features a powerful motor and small size. The speed control hack is shown in step 5. The video shows a functional speed test of ...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 21:43:03 PDT
Grinder2grater (de amoladora a rallador) http://www.instructables.com/id/Grinder2grater-de-amoladora-a-rallador/
Grinder2grater (de amoladora a rallador) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2BQR/GSUT3MIK/FK92BQRGSUT3MIK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2BQR/GSUT3MIK/FK92BQRGSUT3MIK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/2BQR/GSUT3MIK/FK92BQRGSUT3MIK.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Ya he comentado que soy un guardador compulsivo. Es difícil que yo tire a la basura algo que potencialmente pueda servir, aunque sea como pisapapeles. Por tal motivo, cuando hace tres años un "amigo" me devolvió quemada mi querida amoladora de mano, decidí archivarla en el garage a espera de alguna...
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Thu, 6 Oct 2011 18:14:47 PDT