Instructables: exploring - workshop - paint - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:43:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Highly Versatile Soda Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Highly-Versatile-Soda-Blaster/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 05:32:03 PDT
Edison Lamp Made With Wood and Faux Copper Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Lamp-Made-With-Wood-and-Faux-Copper-Pipe/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:01:40 PDT
Painting ABS Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-ABS-Plastic/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:30:36 PST
How to make a wooden sword look like a real one http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wooden-sword-look-like-a-real-one/
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Thu, 13 Jan 2011 13:07:00 PST
How to make a Nativity Stable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Nativity-Stable/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2011 19:23:29 PST
muffle that noisy thing! http://www.instructables.com/id/muffle-that-noisy-thing/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 19:42:03 PDT
How to Modify a Die-Cast Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Modify-a-Die-Cast-Car/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 05:49:53 PDT
Restoring an old vise! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-old-vise/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 09:04:45 PST
How To Paint Your Valve Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Paint-Your-Valve-Cover/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2008 16:29:05 PST
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Powder-Coat-Aluminum-Wheels-TechShop/
How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels - TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/N7CZ/HTKXV841/FNZN7CZHTKXV841.SMALL.jpg kmagnuson I made it at the TechShop, well.. I powder coated it there. This is a "How-to" guide including step by step directions on How to Powder Coat Aluminum Wheels. Powder coating cannot be performed without having access to the proper equipment, but if you do it makes an excellent alternative to painting ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 02:38:52 PDT
How I Painted My Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Painted-My-Rims/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:01:20 PDT
Give Old Ugly Lamps New Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-Old-Ugly-Lamps-New-Life/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 17:24:45 PDT
How to Plasti-Dip Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Plasti-Dip-Your-Car/
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 21:12:43 PDT
Remove and Repair License Plate Bracket Holes in your Bumper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-and-Repair-License-Plate-Bracket-Holes-in-y/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 22:30:22 PDT
Make Your Own Sandblaster and How To Use It http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Sandblaster-and-How-To-Use-It/
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Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:14:14 PDT
How to Paint with a Spraygun http://www.instructables.com/id/Spraygun/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:33:25 PST
How to repair small holes and marks on walls. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-small-holes-and-marks-on-walls/
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:52:37 PDT
Repair an old chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-an-old-chest/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:25:33 PDT
Chalk Board Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Chalk-Board-Table/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:41:19 PDT
How to paint really beat up aluminum rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-really-beat-up-aluminum-rims/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:24:54 PDT
Renew old steel wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-steel-wheels/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 08:33:54 PDT
Buffing out scuff marks and paint from your vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/Buffing-out-scuff-marks-and-paint-from-your-vehicl/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 18:53:15 PDT
How To Make Wax Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Wax-Paint/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 08:38:37 PDT
action figure lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/action-figure-lamp/
action figure lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/2HFM/I8G5SHGJ/FZR2HFMI8G5SHGJ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I saw a photo of a action figure lamp years ago and immediately fell in love. And then I made about 400 other things and never got around to making it. BUT NO LONGER!Bask in the action figure's lamp gold and action-packed glory. :DThis action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap project, and I l...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:34:19 PDT
upcycling furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycling-furniture/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
Mills Vest Pocket Slot Machine Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Mills-Vest-Pocket-Slot-Machine-Restoration/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:46:45 PST
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-PencilPen-Holder/
Rubber Band Pencil/Pen Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/JBLM/I5MD242I/FDFJBLMI5MD242I.SMALL.jpg DIANA299 I made this pencil/pen holder with just a few supplies. You can go "au naturel" or get some paint to liven it up. Supplies: Spray Paint (if you decide to color it)4.5" Square piece of wood (you can use a different size/shape)2 ~ 4' dowel rods -- 1/4" diameterE6000 glue (or other wood glue)20 Eq...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:03:35 PST
Simple office desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-office-desk/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:21:24 PST
Home Theater Projector Screen on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Theater-Projector-Screen-on-a-Budget/
Home Theater Projector Screen on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/J3YJ/FCEILZ8Q/FB8J3YJFCEILZ8Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/J3YJ/FCEILZ8Q/FB8J3YJFCEILZ8Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/J3YJ/FCEILZ8Q/FB8J3YJFCEILZ8Q.SMALL.jpg tracydanger If you want to make a good looking, good quality projector screen and you don't want to spend a lot, this is one good way to do it. My total cost for the screen was around $50. I didn't add it up exactly. I got some of my ideas from other instructables and some ideas from AV forums. I wanted to find...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 00:04:39 PST
Pallet Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bar/
Pallet Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/5HWO/I3VHBJZQ/FHT5HWOI3VHBJZQ.SMALL.jpg mperkins433 For father's day I wanted to surprise my boyfriend with something unexpected and special (not to mention fun that we can all enjoy!) Since we had been talking about buying a bar for the outdoor area but they were all so expensive I looked up some Pinterest ideas and set to my plan in motion. I picke...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:21:23 PST
Spray can rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-can-rack/
Spray can rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/RIKN/I3PJO60Z/FM1RIKNI3PJO60Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/RIKN/I3PJO60Z/FM1RIKNI3PJO60Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/RIKN/I3PJO60Z/FM1RIKNI3PJO60Z.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I keep all my spray paint on a shelf in the workshop. This is usually fine, until I need a spray can way in the back and knock over all the cans in front trying to grab for the one I want. Instead of taking up a lot of valuable shelf space I moved my spray cans to a wall mounted system which allows ...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:52:14 PST
DIY Kitchen Cabinet Makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kitchen-Cabinet-Makeover/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:24:31 PST
Wallpaper to Wood: A Bathroom Remodel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallpaper-to-Wood-A-Bathroom-Remodel/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:23:48 PST
Extreme Room Overhaul http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Room-Overhaul/
Extreme Room Overhaul - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GWWL/I2QU4ITH/F8ZGWWLI2QU4ITH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GWWL/I2QU4ITH/F8ZGWWLI2QU4ITH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/GWWL/I2QU4ITH/F8ZGWWLI2QU4ITH.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Not for the faint of heart, this is only one part of a bigger renovation of an apartment that I had started last summer and am still working on till this day. If you want things done right, you have to do it yourself.The apartment was a space at my mother's place which went unused for a long time. A...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:26:13 PST
Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-and-Aging-Wood-Planks-with-Simple-Paintin/
Coloring and Aging Wood Planks with Simple Painting Techniques - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/M9EY/I2P3RVNN/FYEM9EYI2P3RVNN.SMALL.jpg Nscottrdcs Looking for a warm and comfortable feel for a room in your house? Explore how you can turn new wood planks into those that look like weathered barn wood with a few simple paint techniques. This re-do of our den was done with a board and batten wainscoting but the wood treatments can be done on mos...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:49:17 PST
Pipe Lamp With Antiqued Wood Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Lamp-With-Antiqued-Wood-Base/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:48:07 PST
American Flag Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Pallet/
American Flag Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/OGPI/I1TQRU7P/FXHOGPII1TQRU7P.SMALL.jpg bluebean This instructable shows you how to make a hanging American flag from a pallet, It doesn't take too long and isn't too difficult, so enjoy!Tools/Items Required:SawHammerNailsSand paperbox cutterPrinterRulerMasking tapePaint - red/white/BlueVarnish Setting up the pallet Strip off all the wood exce...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:35:06 PDT
Spray Paint Rack Improvements http://www.instructables.com/id/Spray-Paint-Rack-Improvements/
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XTWC/I1NUU84K/FCIXTWCI1NUU84K.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
Paints organizer for figurines painters. http://www.instructables.com/id/Paints-organizer-for-figurines-painters/
Paints organizer for figurines painters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/KL0G/I1ETSHSQ/F0BKL0GI1ETSHSQ.SMALL.jpg targol If you are a figurines painter and need to organize your painting workshop without spending to much money, this instructable should help (I hope).I made these "paint shelves" more than five years ago and they're still functional today.Main idea consist in "stairs" for the paint pots in the middle an...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:57:41 PDT
Hidden workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-workshop/
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:25:35 PDT
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-Vehicle-Sills-to-Prevent-or-Repair-Rust/
Painting Vehicle Sills to Prevent or Repair Rust - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/PJVH/HZOM4DQO/FG5PJVHHZOM4DQO.SMALL.jpg peter1994 Hi there. This is my first instructable, I've been wanting to do one for a while and I figured this is as good as any to start with. My little van is a Suzuki Carry 1.3, which has lived by the sea for at least the past 5 years. It's an old vehicle, and has therefore had some wear, resulting in some ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:01:20 PDT
Fauxtina http://www.instructables.com/id/Fauxtina/
Fauxtina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SMALL.jpg camarko My trucks' been showing her age lately- with 150k on the odometer, a mismatched replacement bed, and rust on the suicide doors, she was looking pretty sad. Even though she's a good truck, she's fourteen years old and as a full time student (= more money out than in), I simply can't afford to do a r...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:06:55 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F9YS/HZ3YCAVE/FKDF9YSHZ3YCAVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F9YS/HZ3YCAVE/FKDF9YSHZ3YCAVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/F9YS/HZ3YCAVE/FKDF9YSHZ3YCAVE.SMALL.jpg dashiell.barkhuss This hack requires a very inexpensive twin Fjellse Ikea bed frame, paint, and free branches from the great outdoors. Materials and Tools Materials1. Twin Fjellse Bed Frame2. Branches- around 5/8 inch - 1 inch thick3. Latex Paint- in various colors of your choosing. Satin finish or higher gloss fi...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
Refinishing Old Dining Room Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-Old-Dining-Room-Set/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 02:22:46 PDT
THE JEEP CAVE FLOOR http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-JEEP-CAVE-FLOOR/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:38:15 PDT
Faux Stone Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Stone-Painting/
Faux Stone Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/M7BK/HYHGC24Q/FETM7BKHYHGC24Q.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design When I replaced my ancient one piece range with new appliances I was left with a big swath of unfinished drywall. Looking at my options and not liking most of them, I decided to paint a faux stone wall. I'm pretty happy with the result, and even more important, so is my family.Update: I've been usin...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:54:01 PDT
Cute Concrete Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-Concrete-Planter/
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:25:04 PDT
How to Spraypaint Your Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Spraypaint-Your-Rims/
How to Spraypaint Your Rims - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/XRBM/H8CVGCFJ/FPVXRBMH8CVGCFJ.SMALL.jpg vannes80 This instrucatble will explain the detailed instructions to spraypainting your vehicle's rims the color you desire. Included is all the necesary preparation, as well as execution and clean-up. Preparation Make sure the weather is nice. Temperature should be between 60 and 80 degrees with minima...
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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:38:23 PDT