Instructables: exploring - workshop - mig - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 01:56:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
Mod out your own PUPPETEER'S DOLLY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWG/HGGK/HSGFXR2M/FWGHGGKHSGFXR2M.SMALL.jpg damianzuch Hi peoples! OK, so we just got a nifty job, to make a puppeteer's dolly for a new show that has a puppet from the Jim Henson's Creature Shop!! There were a couple of requirements - it had to be comfortable, it had to be silent and it had to run smoothly. It also had to be set up so that either the p...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/4IOT/HEBNHKM1/FUH4IOTHEBNHKM1.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Never Again Weld a Crooked Bead - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SMALL.jpg Phil B When I use my wire feed welder I have great difficulty making a straight bead that does not wander off of the seam. I know practice is the key, but I am a hobby welder with no reason to weld everyday for several hours. This Instructable will show how to make a simple guide from an old automobile lic...
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/EL5C/GFRWNHVT/FHMEL5CGFRWNHVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/EL5C/GFRWNHVT/FHMEL5CGFRWNHVT.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
Basics of MIG Welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SMALL.jpg newdetroiter Welding is the process of joining metal together structurally.  For a fantastic instructable that is a very in-depth look at the theory, details and safety about MIG welding, read noahw's How to Weld - MIG Welding.   This instructable is focused on the steps to perform regarding the equipment for w...
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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-/
Sheet Metal Flower to Practice Plasma Cutting and Welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/2XYX/H97PZNKW/FFF2XYXH97PZNKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/2XYX/H97PZNKW/FFF2XYXH97PZNKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/2XYX/H97PZNKW/FFF2XYXH97PZNKW.SMALL.jpg newdetroiter The purpose of this flower is to allow experience using a plasma cutter and MIG welding such that ugly novice cutting/welding adds to the charm of the flower.  Since practicing tends to make us focus on what we're not good at, why not use it to our advantage and have the outcome look better with une...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:46:17 PST
Metal Drummer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Drummer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/5BQU/H1JUE6S5/F6O5BQUH1JUE6S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/5BQU/H1JUE6S5/F6O5BQUH1JUE6S5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZCHF/GHTLRBPS/FUDZCHFGHTLRBPS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZCHF/GHTLRBPS/FUDZCHFGHTLRBPS.SQUARE.jpg http://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/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/DOAS/F2NOBQV0/FAODOASF2NOBQV0.SQUARE.jpg http://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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