Instructables: exploring - workshop - pocket Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:33:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 (Another) Scrap Ends Table
(Another) Scrap Ends Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> schnurrbart If you're like me and love working with reclaimed wood, odds are that you probably have a ton of wood scraps left over from your past projects. After moving to New England, I noticed that pallets seemed to be everywhere up here, so I began using them as a medium to get more experience wood working....
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 11:49:02 PDT
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain)
Pocket Socket Wrench (Keychain) - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I find myself in need of a wrench a lot. Whether it's on my longboard, a tool, or some project I'm working on, I always end up needing to loosen or tighten a nut or bolt. I tried carrying a skate tool around, but it was a little too bulky for me, often didn't have the right size drivers for whatever...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:06:31 PDT
drill bit storage easiest and simplest
drill bit storage easiest and simplest - More DIY How To Projects]]> dewanm inspired by my friend Ishtiaq Zaman Sakib materials 1. a sewing machine 2. two buttons 3. old jeans 4. scissors 5. masking tape 6. permanent marker7. little bit sewing skill .... sew the jeans sew the old jeans as u like sory i couldnt show it , and u have to do it as u like. make some compa...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 09:11:59 PDT
Simple Chair Pocket
Simple Chair Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Beaconsfield Since my apartment is small, I don't have room for a coffee table. But I still wanted storage near my chair for my tv remotes. So I made this quick and cheap "chair pocket" to solve that problem. It was heavily inspired by the "couch caddy", but I wanted to use supplies I already had on hand. Althou...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:52:09 PDT
Just another survival kit
Just another survival kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Foxhead I've seen lots of survival kits here, but they're complicated or they missed something importantAnd now that's the general-purpose everyday survival kit A proper build up from left to right: a box (approx 9x6x3.5 cm)some clothbandagescoffee filteralcohol~40cm of fusesulfur,swiss knife (multitool)...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:12:30 PST
Media Cabinet with Shutters
Media Cabinet with Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessemckee I made this media cabinet for a client a while back and really enjoyed the process. I think the timeless, traditional design can fit in to most homes. This was a fairly complex project in some areas, but it was well worth it and if you're on this site, I think you could do it, too.Similar designs ca...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:58:46 PST
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer
Personalized Wooden Key Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> DennisPelle This is a key organizer I had made for myself. I was tired of being poked in the legs by my keys everyday and wanted to eliminate the jingle every time I went to open my house door. This project was made with scrap materials I had laying around. (Note: I didn't think to take pics as I was going but ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:46:55 PST
How to make a laser-guided, wooden phone stand
How to make a laser-guided, wooden phone stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> harrisonismyname I used a computer guided Co2 laser at my school to cut the pieces out. I first drew up each part in inventor then converted the ipt. files to dxf. for the laser software. My design is based on the idea that one will always have some sort of card in their wallet and therefore anyone carry this little...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 18:19:18 PST
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand
Laser Cut Key Chain Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pulvejj I used Autodesk inventor to design a phone stand for a key chain. I used a laser printer to print the final product which could hold my iPhone 5 with the case on it. Project was inspired byEasy DIY phone holder keychain. by aescobar Ortega Design I first used design software to c...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:40:31 PDT
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver I started this project because I wanted a more convenient way to carry and store the variety of 1/4" bits that I like to keep with me for my day to day tinkering.  Once I had something that served that purpose I thought it would be fun to try to pack in a bit more utility by adding on some features ...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
Decorate your locker
Decorate your locker - More DIY How To Projects]]> LivDW00 Decorate ur locker with these simple tips xx Make a whiteboard! plz follow me to find out how to make it (make tutorial soon) Make a pencil holder. Make a pencil holder simply by cutting diagonally down the box and then decorate. Place an adhesive magnet on the back. Mirror place a magnet ...
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 21:26:10 PDT
Variable Portable Power Supply Tyler_Durden I was looking around on Instructables and saw this project which inspired me to do the project below. I decided to create a portable variable voltage power supply so I could go to garage sales and Goodwills to test toys and camera’s etc.… to ...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 16:10:21 PDT
Kreg Jig Work Platform Idea Steliart - Stelios LA Stavrinides Kreg Jig Work Platform Idea Since the Kreg jig system uses its own screws, drill bits, drivers, plugs etc., a dedicated work platform with storage is a good idea. This is not actually a step by step how to build it project, but a presentation of the idea and what you can do. It's very easy to buil...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 07:07:50 PDT
Waist High Planter Box
Waist High Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker This is an indestructable waist high planter box that we hope will bring us to partial "vegetable independence" from the grocery store this season.  There has been a trend in the neighborhood towards planter boxes. I don't fully understand why vegetables can't just be grown in the ground like they ...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 19:03:31 PDT
Pocket Candle, or : How I learned to stop worrying and love the Dark.
Pocket Candle, or : How I learned to stop worrying and love the Dark. - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrE Have you ever been watching a movie and seen where the characters are suddenly plunged into the dark. One enterprising person invariably pulls out a lighter or some matches. Yay! Unfortunately unless you're in a movie the light fades quickly from a match or the lighter will get very hot. In the case...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:22:00 PDT
How to make a travel fork-spoon out of wood
How to make a travel fork-spoon out of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> uncoolpizza I like the idea of portable utensils, but often they have long handles, too many features, or folding parts that make them too clunky for carrying day-to-day. I saw this great utensil in a blog about minimizing one's waste called the "No Trash Project." The author of the blog posted a photo of their...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 02:28:57 PST
Pocket Multi-Tool for Women
Pocket Multi-Tool for Women - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN This idea came to me after reading a forum discussion here at Instructables regarding whether or not women carry pocket knives or scissors.  I was wondering if perhaps it was because pocket knives and multi-tools tend to look too manly.  They are often  too bulky to carry in one's pocket and not som...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 15:21:03 PST
Bullet Shell Screwdriver
Bullet Shell Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> theslingshotkid For this simple instructable, I take an empty bullet shell an turn it until a very useful pocket tool. Supplies The first thing you're going to need to do is gather you supplies. You will need epoxy, an empty bullet shell, a philips head screw driver drill bit.  Mix the epoxy Mix the epoxy wit...
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 16:59:05 PST
Saw Keychain - From Sawzall Blade
Saw Keychain - From Sawzall Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> marc.cryan Build a very strong keychain tool from a Sawzall Blade . Motivation: It is often a desperate move scratch at something with your keys.  At best you will tear up whatever you are trying to cut or pry, at worst you will break your key and be stranded.  I've tried to make a keychain tool that could re...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 18:00:58 PDT
DIY Wooden Stool made with Pocket Hole joinery
DIY Wooden Stool made with Pocket Hole joinery - More DIY How To Projects]]> sosclosetsandfurniture I made this great little stool from some left over wooden legs and some scrap plywood.  I have become a big fan of using my Kreg Pocket Hole jig.  The jig allows for some easy super quick and really strong joinery.  Don't be intimidated by the gizmo.  It is really quite easy to use and relatively in...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:44:42 PDT
Simple bedside shelf Isshinryu This is a very handy shelf that I have had attached to the side of my bed for several years now, and has served me very well. It was so simple and easy, I thought others might like to make one as well. What you need: 1. Wood Chip Box 2. 5" x 7" shelf brackets x2 3. 3/8" x bolts with nuts x6 How to...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:12:58 PDT
mini bright lite will1010 I wanted to make a very bright light to use for many things also this light works as a heater you need  1. Altoids tin  2. 9 volt battery 3. 9 volt battery connecter 4. 4.8 volt 75 amp light bulb (durrable) 5. light bulb holder (the thing that holds the bulb) 6. switch 7. electrical tape 8. solderi...
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 19:42:20 PST
Pocket Spoknork. black hole This is one my entries for both the pocket sized and epilog contests. Please vote! I've been trying to get that Leatherman for quite a while! When I saw some ultra-cheapo "Light My Fire" spoknorks(pronounced spo-nork, meaning a spoon, knife, and fork) at the store, I decided to make my own high-qua...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:20:56 PDT
300-foot Pocket Tape Measure
300-foot Pocket Tape Measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> ProfHankD How many 300-foot tape measures fit in your pocket and cost under $2? I had a very nice, somewhat huge, open reel-type 300-foot surveyor's tape measure that worked well until one day it wound funny and I spent a couple of fruitless hours trying to un-jam my $100 measuring investment. I also own an ...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 06:38:32 PDT
Make A Miniature Folding Pocket Katana (video) nepheron I have a blog at!!!!!111! !!!Please rate and vote this ible!!! Ever wanted to have a samarai sword? Not willing to be accused of having a weird weapon obsession? Then the pocket katana is for you! Finally, a tiny sword that you can stealthily carry with you everyday and prac...
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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:39:19 PDT
pocket sized tool box Mahmoud Alaa my pocket sized tool box it has all the important tools that you should have it has: screwdrivers  lighter pliers or diagonal or wire cutter electric tabe  paper and marker cutter knife solder wire small hot glue gun stick  measuring tabe
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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 07:48:23 PDT
Wooden Pens And Other Small Turning Projects finbar galdeep these are some small turning projects I've done. there are some clocks, a finial, a plumb-bob, a bottle stopper, a mallet, a goblet, some tops, and some pens. They are done on a 24 by 12 inch jet midi lathe, using wood and kits mostly from wood craft. to do the finial i used a great video series on ...
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:58:35 PDT
How To Fix A Cracked Pocket Bike Body
How To Fix A Cracked Pocket Bike Body - More DIY How To Projects]]> builder_boy In this Instructable I will teach you how to fix a cracked/broken pocket bike body for cheap. Materials And Tools What you Need: -Plastic Epoxy  -Plastic Strips (I cut some off a tupperware container lid) -Tape -Vise Grips -Really Rough Sandpaper (80 or less) Remove The Body Remove all the sc...
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Sat, 13 Aug 2011 23:07:10 PDT
hanging plant pocket
hanging plant pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> RonnyK These are modeled after the hanging wall planter made by "woolly pockets" . This company is environmentally friendly and uses fabric made from recycled plastic bottles to make their planters. Consequently, the pockets are a little pricey for my budget. If you can afford it, I fully recommend support...
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 21:57:12 PST
Air-Powered Star Trek Style Door
Air-Powered Star Trek Style Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> uiproductions I always wanted a piece of Star Trek and the Disney Monorail in my house, and one thing they have in common is that they both have automatic sliding doors. It would be the perfect, most geek-ified entryway for my bedroom. Edit:  Not every detail is included in this Instructable.  I did the bes...
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 12:08:58 PST
Mini Tool-Kit
Mini Tool-Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> sammowhammo18 A basic tool kit for basic everyday needs to make, create and fix stuff. BTW this is my first Instructable. Materials & Tools 1 clamshell zippered sunglasses case 1 small twistable keyring torch 2 safety pins 1 ballpoint pen wrapped in duck-tape 1 6" - 150mm shifter 1 carabiner 1 4 piece scr...
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Fri, 12 Feb 2010 10:17:21 PST
Making a Pocket Hole Jig with your Router
Making a Pocket Hole Jig with your Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> wilwrk4tls  In my former life I worked in a cabinet shop, and was exposed to all sorts of fanciful, specialized tools that most homeowners simply can't justify the expense for, like a $20,000 sliding carriage table saw.  Or, even more modestly, a couple of hundred dollar pocket hole machine. Having used and l...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2010 04:10:30 PST
Pocket Screwdriver
Pocket Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClayChip I'm not big on having things attached to my key chain, but I do like having a screwdriver readily accessible. One never knows when a screwdriver will be needed. And yes, I know a pocket screwdriver can be found anywhere; however, I wanted one that I could choose and change the tips at will. This p...
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Thu, 16 Jul 2009 20:24:30 PDT
How to make Keychain Cutaway Padlock
How to make Keychain Cutaway Padlock - More DIY How To Projects]]> amaze This is a cool Keychain for you lockpickers out there and just about anyone who's interested how a simple Masterlock padlock works. And wants to show it off to their friends. You can even practice picking on the go with it or teach others how to pick locks.What you need-Masterlock #7 (You can do th...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 18:57:35 PDT
Stop table wobbles!
Stop table wobbles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlee1834 Tired of spilling coffee on your homework papers or laptop keyboard? Don't waste perfectly good napkins to stop the wobble. Stick a few of these cork discs in your backpack or pocket and use them to steady that shaky table. Save that cork The next time you open a bottle of wine, save that cork. O...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:23:09 PDT
DIY Handyman's Pocket Sized Tool Box, Feat. Home Made Screwdriver
DIY Handyman's Pocket Sized Tool Box, Feat. Home Made Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> Justin Lam By the end of this instructable, you will have a tool box with multiple screw bits, sockets, and hex keys. What's better than being able to repair and fix anything at your disposal on the go? Nothing of course!This tool box is highly personalizable. You can add many more things as long as it fits...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 19:28:31 PDT
Mini Pocket seed-starter!
Mini Pocket seed-starter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rotten194 You a gardener? And are you tired of putting seeds in the ground, only to be eaten by animals as they sprout? How about you grow your seedlings inside, starting with the pocket greenhouse? This cool little gadget allows you to sprout seeds with your own body heat, and then flip the lid and pop out t...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2009 17:57:38 PDT
DVD Shelving for $20 (ish)
DVD Shelving for $20 (ish) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mennell I have quite a bit of DVDs and came to the conclusion that I needed some organization. So one night when I couldn't sleep I drew up a plan for an easy DVD shelving unit. It's 48" tall by 36" wide and holds approximately 360 regular cases. Of course, these measurements can be changed to suit your ...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 14:54:04 PDT
How to crimp a Network Cable with a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife
How to crimp a Network Cable with a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> cesarscavone The need is the mother of the creativity. As a Support Technician, many situations make me try some unusual ways to solve troubles. This one is a good sample, when I need to crimp a CAT5 network cable in a Bank here in Brazil, but I haven't my crimper tool with me. My Victorinox Tinker is always on ...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2008 14:18:55 PDT
Pocket Knife from Junky Multitool
Pocket Knife from Junky Multitool - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lego man Last year I received a not so good multiitool. Its parts were very loose, its knives were so dull it didn't even have an edge, and it collapsed when I use it. So I decided to make it into something better, a pocket knife. This project was fun because I got to customize and tweak the parts into what ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2008 23:38:15 PDT
Simple solar powered pocket submarine with depth control.
Simple solar powered pocket submarine with depth control. - More DIY How To Projects]]> masynmachien What is the coolest thing that comes in pocket size? Well, a pocket submarine of course! Small submarines are often called pocket submarines and although the real life ones won't actually fit in your pockets, the one in this Instructable will. It will fit into your pocket and in the water it really...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 09:17:14 PDT
Pocket Sized: Key Ring Crocodile Bottle Opener
Pocket Sized: Key Ring Crocodile Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> ll.13 It might be an Alligator, not a Crocodile.... you can decide what yours will be. ;-) Need a bottle opener, that's also stylish, and fits in your pocket along with your keys, make this!If you like this, please vote above. danke! =) Tools & Material What you'll need: Tools:Hacksaw (metal saw) FileD...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2008 07:31:39 PDT
Pocket Plant
Pocket Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> guyfrom7up Not much of a green thumb? Not a really responsible? Tried to grow plants but they died cause you forgot to water them? A new, easy way to grow little plants that efficiently use the water you give them. I personally gave up on this project about a week ago. Then I saw they were growing, I have...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2008 20:23:49 PDT
Emergency repair kit - fits in your pocket or glove box
Emergency repair kit - fits in your pocket or glove box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Goodhart One of the things I have hated about being in the business world, has been going to meetings, and any traveling that sometimes has to be done. "Out there", or even just "at work" we don't have access to a sewing machine (or spouse) to do minor repairs to clothing when such is necessary (buttons th...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 16:06:47 PDT
Make your own whistle
Make your own whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tool Using Animal How to make your own whistle. With this instructable we can free America from it's dependence on foreign made whistles. Get wood Got wood? Great! I used a "pen blank", that's a 3/4 x 3/4 x 5 inch piece of wood. Woodcraft sells a five pound grab bag for $13, so I have plenty of wood. In additio...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2008 17:36:50 PDT
DIY Pocket Protector
DIY Pocket Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Maybe I've spent too much time at Instructables World Headquarters, but I woke up this morning with a sudden urge to make myself a pocket protector. Upon seeing how cool my pocket protector was, everyone else at Instructables requested that I make some for them. In short, making your own pocket ...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2007 20:04:41 PDT
Pocket-Size Oil Lamp
Pocket-Size Oil Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> CanDo Yes! Score! Free mini-shampoo bottles from that cheap hotel! Err, now what do I do with them? Why, make lamps of course! This is a lamp which will burn many oils (Canola Oil - A couple dollars at the grocery store for more than you'll ever need, and free in the kitchen - is my personal favorite). I...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2006 22:30:27 PST
Folding Pocket Saw Make From Jig Saw Blade
Folding Pocket Saw Make From Jig Saw Blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matin Folded Saw uses jig saw blade, a pop rivet with washers and a strip of nylon or other tough plastic. Cut the handle. Saw a slot for the blade (note: slot does not go through the back of the handle). null Indent in handle serves to pull saw blade out and to prevent hand from slliding when you ...
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Mon, 24 Apr 2006 19:26:00 PDT