Instructables: exploring - workshop - repair - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 Jul 2016 01:59:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Converting a Quick Release Vice Into a Regular Vice http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-a-Quick-Release-Vice-Into-a-Regular-Vic/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 22:01:33 PDT
So You Dropped Your No.4 Hand Plane? http://www.instructables.com/id/So-You-Dropped-Your-No4-Hand-Plane/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:20:23 PDT
Refinish an Old Dresser http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinish-an-Old-Dresser/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 15:29:29 PDT
Indoor Drywall Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Drywall-Repair/
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Sat, 21 May 2016 08:55:57 PDT
Repairing Stroller Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Stroller-Handles/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 12:58:08 PDT
Install Wall Access Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Wall-Access-Panel/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 10:14:08 PDT
How to Replace a Broken Glass Patio Table Top (without Glass!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-a-Broken-Glass-Patio-Table-Top-with/
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Fri, 6 May 2016 06:32:19 PDT
How to Repair a Hose Nozzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Hose-Nozzle/
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:53:53 PDT
How to Repair a Microwave Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-a-Microwave-Oven/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:45:24 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Turning a dead scooter into a speed machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-Dead-Scooter-Into-a-Speed-Machine/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 20:24:13 PDT
Engineering Putty: Microwavable Instamorph/Shapelock/Polymorph (PCL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Engineering-Putty-Microwavable-InstamorphShapelock/
Engineering Putty: Microwavable Instamorph/Shapelock/Polymorph (PCL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/IP83/IMDZ671Z/FFDIP83IMDZ671Z.SMALL.jpg andreasbastian Instamorph, Shapelock, and Polymorph are all brand names for pelletized PCL (polycaprolactone), a relatively tough, non-toxic polymer with a melting temperature around 60C. PCL is easily worked by hand when molten and can be shaped into a variety of useful objects, used to repair broken parts, or c...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:24:33 PDT
MHI Turbo Rebuilding and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/MHI-Turbo-Rebuilding-and-Modifications/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 21:24:44 PST
How to Repair Broken Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-Broken-Bed/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2016 03:48:44 PST
Restore an axe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-an-Axe/
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 20:21:11 PST
Change Shimano Bottom Bracket Bearing on Bicycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Shimano-Bottom-Bracket-Bearing-on-Bicycle/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:18:31 PST
Child´s Chair Renewed http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Chair-Renewed/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 18:16:08 PST
How To Change Fresnel Lamp Sockets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-Fresnel-Lamp-Sockets/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:00:25 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
Small Engine Manual http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Engine-Manual/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:03:17 PST
Silent (open) stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Silent-open-Stairs/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 11:51:52 PST
IKEA Karlstad Sofa Arm Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Karlstad-Sofa-Arm-Repair/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:57:00 PST
XTREAM RESTORING http://www.instructables.com/id/XTREAM-RESTORING/
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 03:13:59 PST
How to restore old cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Old-Cabinets/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:11:16 PST
Replace men’s shoe heel rubber http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-Mens-Shoe-Heel-Rubber/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:35:18 PST
50 Year Old Vise Restoration- Using Basic Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Year-Old-Vise-Restoration-Using-Basic-Tools/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2015 08:32:36 PST
Nitro Engine PENCIL Sharpener! http://www.instructables.com/id/Nitro-Engine-PENCIL-Sharpener/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:54:38 PST
Fix a Leaky Exhaust Pipe. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Leaky-Exhaust-Pipe/
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:12:01 PDT
Mig Welder upgrade diode replacement in bridge rectifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Mig-Welder-upgrade-diode-replacement-in-bridge-rec/
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:10:34 PDT
Favourite Belt Buckle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Favourite-Belt-Buckle-Repair/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 06:26:54 PDT
Fix a Hole in Drywall (Sheetrock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Hole-in-Drywall-Sheetrock/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:53:07 PDT
Marble Vortex Repair / Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Vortex-Repair-Upgrade/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:07:57 PDT
Camp Chair Repair, using Instamorph http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Chair-Repair-using-Instamorph/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:06:34 PDT
A.G.L.E.T http://www.instructables.com/id/AGLET/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2015 11:43:49 PDT
How to replace a pivoting tongue jack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-a-pivoting-tongue-jack/
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 21:01:51 PDT
Fixin' Flip Flops (and other shoes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixin-Flip-Flops-and-other-shoes/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:31:05 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 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
Plastic Sheet out of PVC pipes http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-Sheet-out-of-PVC-pipes/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:08:37 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
"All about the bass" -repair in progress http://www.instructables.com/id/All-about-the-bass-repair-in-progress/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:04:26 PDT
Taking apart a Nintendo Gameboy http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-apart-a-Nintendo-Gameboy/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 12:26:25 PDT
snapped exhaust repair http://www.instructables.com/id/snapped-exhaust-repair/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:29:29 PDT
A Basic Clean for Outdoor AC Units http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Clean-Outdoor-AC-Units/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:14:57 PDT
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Retreading Your Lawn Mower Tires http://www.instructables.com/id/Retreading-Your-Lawn-Mower-Tires/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 21:23:02 PDT
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
Giving a new life to an old Cornet/Trumpet http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-a-new-life-to-an-old-CornetTrumpet/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:05:02 PST
Frankendrill IV: The Resurrection http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankendrill-IV-The-Resurrection/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 PST
Portafilter Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Portafilter-Handle-Repair/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:09:27 PST