Instructables: exploring - workshop - mig - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:35:08 PST BLOX v1.01 Keep MIG Settings As Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-MIG-Settings-As-Set/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:25:39 PDT
Simple Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Welding-Cart/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:30:50 PDT
Electromagnetic Gauntlet http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Gauntlet/
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Sat, 3 Sep 2016 06:52:46 PDT
Bed to Bench - Metal version http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-to-Bench-Metal-Version/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:04 PDT
10lb spool adapter for a MIG welder http://www.instructables.com/id/10lb-Spool-Adapter-for-a-MIG-Welder/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 18:54:05 PDT
Hammock Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bed/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:35:27 PDT
Making the 2015 Hugo Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-2015-Hugo-Base/
Making the 2015 Hugo Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SMALL.jpg gfish I was watching the 2013 Hugo ceremony livestream when I made an offhand joke that I should have a base design in mind, just in case I was ever asked. And that would have been that, except 2 things happened: 1) Spokane won the Worldcon bid. I grew up in Spokane. I went to my first con in Spokane. I'd...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:08:52 PDT
Gaming dice made from folded, waterjet cut steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaming-dice-made-from-waterjet-cut-steel-sheet-fol/
Gaming dice made from folded, waterjet cut steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SMALL.jpg gfish Over the last few months I've been developing a construction technique for my entry in a design competition. I can't share the actual design itself, sadly, but I can share the process. So I did the whole thing again, this time with a couple polyhedral dice models. First, a tessellated shape is creat...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:31:45 PST
Nested Cube Butcher Block Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Nested-Cube-Butcher-Block-Tables/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:28:14 PDT
Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 PDT
Mod out your own PUPPETEER'S DOLLY! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mod-out-your-own-PUPEETERS-DOLLY/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 19:58:23 PST
Build an awesome custom ladder for your truck/mobile work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-custom-ladder-for-your-truck/
Build an awesome custom ladder for your truck/mobile work station - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SMALL.jpg damianzuch EXCITING! We're putting this Instructable in the Mobile Work Spaces contest, if you like it please vote in the upper right hand corner! Holy cow, those prizes are awesome!!! :) OK, so, our shop often rents trucks for several months at a time and we turn them into mobile work stations. We will occas...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:08:05 PST
How to Weld - MIG Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weld---MIG-Welding/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2007 11:45:19 PDT
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Phase-1-Electric-Hot-Water-Tank-to-Outdoor-Wood-/
Convert a Electric Water Tank to a Outdoor Wood Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SMALL.jpg Dave2340 I recently developed an interest in welding and so began looking for a welding project. With winter around the corner I began scanning Instructables for outdoor wood heater inspiration. Lots of great ideas and creative approaches. Many use gas cylinders which are a perfect size but has an element of...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 23:36:12 PDT
Never Again Weld a Crooked Bead http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Again-Weld-a-Crooked-Bead/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 14:23:06 PST
Welding (MIG) Cart from old gas grill and scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-MIG-Cart-from-old-gas-grill-and-scraps/
Welding (MIG) Cart from old gas grill and scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/EL5C/GFRWNHVT/FHMEL5CGFRWNHVT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/EL5C/GFRWNHVT/FHMEL5CGFRWNHVT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/EL5C/GFRWNHVT/FHMEL5CGFRWNHVT.SMALL.jpg marple200 I recently purchased a MIG/wire feed welder and realized I need a cart in order to easily move the thing around. It is portable, with a handle on top, but it does weigh a good amount. In addition to the weight of the unit, I also have the optional gas cylinder for MIG welding. This is the small size...
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 12:40:59 PST
Basics of MIG Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-MIG-Welding/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:44:37 PST
Sheet Metal Flower to Practice Plasma Cutting and Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Metal-Flower-to-Practice-Plasma-Cutting-and-/
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:46:17 PST
Metal Drummer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Drummer/
Metal Drummer! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/5BQU/H1JUE6S5/F6O5BQUH1JUE6S5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/5BQU/H1JUE6S5/F6O5BQUH1JUE6S5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/5BQU/H1JUE6S5/F6O5BQUH1JUE6S5.SMALL.jpg mcwiggles A scrap metal sculpture of a Dude playing drums. everything is welded onto a 5" X 5" piece of 1/4" cold roll flat metal. complete with a clear coat of paint!
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 18:59:25 PDT
Build a "Tuned" pipe for a 2-stroke http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tuned-pipe-for-a-2-stroke/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 18:48:51 PDT
Learning to Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Weld/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 19:19:17 PDT
Chainsaw Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainsaw-mill/
Chainsaw Mill - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZCHF/GHTLRBPS/FUDZCHFGHTLRBPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZCHF/GHTLRBPS/FUDZCHFGHTLRBPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZCHF/GHTLRBPS/FUDZCHFGHTLRBPS.SMALL.jpg KentaNolin Many times a project calls for materials of specific dimensions and quality that can't be obtained, financially or logistically. A chainsaw mill is a tool that can be utilized to produce beams for timber framing or to cut slabs for wood working. Being mobile, it can be on site or right where the tre...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 23:21:04 PST
Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides We've got all kinds of welding Instructables on the site, including how to use MIG and TIG welders, how to make your own spot welder from scratch, a stick welder from a set of batteries and a microwave, and plenty of other tips and tricks to help you start your own metal shop, or just brush up on yo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 12:16:45 PST