Instructables: exploring - workshop - sand http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 04:48:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Zen Garden CNC End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Zen-Garden-CNC-End-Table/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:34:25 PST
Unexpected result during fire resistance test (final test) http://www.instructables.com/id/Unexpected-Result-During-Fire-Resistance-Test-fina/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 14:24:11 PST
Testing Fire Resistance: Alabaster, Putty, Sand, Cement http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-Fire-Resistance-Alabaster-Putty-Sand-Cemen/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:02:11 PDT
Green Sand Formula - How to Make Molding Sand http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Sand-Formula-How-to-Make-Molding-Sand/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 10:20:30 PDT
DIY: a Sandbox From Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-a-Sandbox-From-Reclaimed-Wood/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 06:43:21 PDT
Sandscoop for Metal Detecting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandscoop-for-Metal-Detecting/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 20:21:00 PDT
Huge DIY clear work-box! (to avoid dust) http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-DIY-Clear-Work-box-to-Avoid-Dust/
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Sat, 20 Aug 2016 21:04:59 PDT
Vintage Metal Glider Refurbished http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Metal-Glider-Refurbished/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:54:49 PDT
Drill Sanding Attachment (In under 2 minutes) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Sanding-Attachment-In-Under-2-Minutes/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:13:16 PDT
Cracked Bumper Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cracked-Bumper-Repair/
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:51:27 PDT
Diy Sander From Old Motors http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Sander-From-Old-Motors/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:47:43 PDT
Build An Amazing Climbing Wall Volume! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Amazing-Climbing-Wall-Volume/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 18:00:10 PDT
Stun Your Friends With These Handmade Harry Potter Wands! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stun-Your-Friends-With-These-Handmade-Harry-Potter/
Stun Your Friends With These Handmade Harry Potter Wands! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/E15N/ISCAYNV2/F30E15NISCAYNV2.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 If you've read Harry Potter, or at least seen the movies, then you know that a wizard's wand is a very important tool. You also know that wizards and witches have some level of attachment to their wands, and perhaps vice versa, as "the wand chooses the wizard." I'm no wizard, but I like making thing...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:22:13 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
Sand Box w/ lid that opens into bench and a canopy http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Box-W-Lid-That-Opens-Into-Bench-and-a-Canopy/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:52:04 PST
Sea Shell Drink Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Sea-Shell-Clear-Resin-Coaster/
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 20:43:08 PST
Pewter Sand Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Pewter-Sand-Casting/
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:01:02 PST
Make a Keychain From a Car Badge With JB Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Keychain-From-a-Car-Badge-With-JB-Weld/
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Thu, 25 Feb 2016 22:21:45 PST
Lost Foam Casting - YouTube Play Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Foam-Casting-YouTube-Play-Button/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:07:29 PST
Prepping and Polishing Tiny Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Prepping-and-Polishing-Tiny-Spaces/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 13:21:01 PST
DIY Polishing/Sanding Table (in a Hurry) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PolishingSanding-Table-in-a-Hurry/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 14:17:15 PST
Concrete Path Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Path-Mold/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 11:49:36 PDT
How to fix, sand and polish spray paint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-sand-and-polish-spray-paint/
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 10:36:01 PDT
Simple survival knife. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-survival-knife/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:43:28 PDT
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
HOW TO FIX LOW SPOT IN DRIVEWAY+REPAIR PIPE |BLOCK PAVERS REMOVE+LAY COMPACT SAND BED JOINTS INSTALL http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-FIX-LOW-SPOT-IN-DRIVEWAYREPAIR-PIPE-BLOCK-P/
HOW TO FIX LOW SPOT IN DRIVEWAY+REPAIR PIPE |BLOCK PAVERS REMOVE+LAY COMPACT SAND BED JOINTS INSTALL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/XNJ8/IDU2N8KZ/FCVXNJ8IDU2N8KZ.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy I am repairing a low spot in the driveway caused by a defective concrete pipe below. pavers have to be taken out, pipe needs to be exposed and repaired, pavers need to be put back in place. Thank you for watching!Todays project is fixing this low spot on this paved diveway. the low spot is right abo...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:10:15 PDT
Second Life to Artists Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Second-Life-to-Artists-Stool/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:32:43 PDT
XYZen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/XYZen-Garden/
XYZen Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/LBRY/I7L6PNKX/FOCLBRYI7L6PNKX.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON In our hectic modern lives, there's no escape from constant connectivity and goal pursuit. The X-Y-Zen Garden demands concentration, giving you no choice but to focus on the here and now. It consists of a wooden base, a custom wooden pulley system, brass tubing, and some brass hardware that all come...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:22:36 PDT
Heirloom Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Heirloom-Chest/
Heirloom Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/S7WR/I7CCATYG/F5NS7WRI7CCATYG.SMALL.jpg jessemckee This project is going to be fairly detailed on a number of fronts. The Design The Build Engraving Letters The FinishHope you are able to get something out of this and I'd love to see what you build.Let's begin. The Design For this project, the client wanted a chest that can hold memories and be p...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:59:02 PDT
Carve a Wood Cooking Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Carve-a-Wood-Cooking-Knife/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:47:46 PDT
Restore vintage stationary bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-vintage-stationary-bike/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:22:26 PDT
Cheap Drill Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Conversion/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 PST
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Introduction-to-Wood-Turning-for-FUN/
Basic Introduction to Wood Turning for FUN, for Gifts, FOR SAFETY (updated) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/3DYO/I4J6YTT3/FG33DYOI4J6YTT3.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Ive completed a number of guides for various wood turning projects, so I thought I would do one that covered a few of the areas you need to consider before during and after you have made your hand made in wood?? gift.The question marks are there because wood is not the only material available to you...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 02:25:02 PST
Guitar Rock Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Rock-Garden/
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:13:32 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Slingshot/
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/QSPD/I3R6YV4Q/FQSQSPDI3R6YV4Q.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will teach you how to cast an aluminum slingshot capable of great power and suprising accuracy. The actual casting method used is "lost foam casting", in which foam is carved into the final design and buried in sand. Metal is poured into the foam, vaporising it and filling the mo...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
DIY Sand Blaster $50 in an hour http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sand-Blaster-50-in-an-hour/
DIY Sand Blaster $50 in an hour - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/E0YT/I4ID7JUF/FDXE0YTI4ID7JUF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/E0YT/I4ID7JUF/FDXE0YTI4ID7JUF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/E0YT/I4ID7JUF/FDXE0YTI4ID7JUF.SMALL.jpg ImakeTV No long intro, get started and save $200 and 8 hours of assembly on the big red one you keep seeing. It's a media blaster to prep your metal for welding or powder coating, prep your beer glass for awesomeness, remove unsightly body hair painfully, feel like you are at a public beach, and te...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:23:45 PST
Easy restore and cleaning steel with magic fiber stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-steel-with-fiber-stick/
Easy restore and cleaning steel with magic fiber stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/EWX1/I2S6MZRA/FYXEWX1I2S6MZRA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/EWX1/I2S6MZRA/FYXEWX1I2S6MZRA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/EWX1/I2S6MZRA/FYXEWX1I2S6MZRA.SMALL.jpg hugedom Wanted to test these fiber stick I found online for cleaning advertised as "magic sticks" for a long time. So I used a huge pair of garden shears I found that could use some work to test. Found an object to clean The "magic" stick is supposed to be stainless steel fiber tape wrapped into a bundl...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:52:01 PST
Green Sand Casting with Aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Sand-Casting-with-Aluminum/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:38:32 PST
Shop cheats: Clean various holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Clean-various-holes/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:14:47 PST
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/84EH/I0HZ0XO9/FEA84EHI0HZ0XO9.SMALL.jpg gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Marble & Green Nightstand http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Green-Nightstand/
Marble & Green Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/BO9E/HYWT33GT/FU2BO9EHYWT33GT.SMALL.jpg ErwanJez We found a stair designed nightstand who clearly needed to switch for red to green. Just paint job here. Find it Craigslist / Leboncoin Prepare It Take it apart.Sand it with high grade sand paper.Mask marble and inner sides.Tip : to get screws and hinges brand new, dip it in a bucket of aceton...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:59:48 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Bowl/
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/4GD9/HYHGEGUV/FQH4GD9HYHGEGUV.SMALL.jpg PopsicleGhoul This Instructable will cover the general process I followed to cast an aluminum (or aluminium) bowl, a replica of a glass kitchen bowl. This is the story of scrap aluminum, melted to a complete liquid, and remade into something awesomely new. My guide will not go into great detail as to the constr...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
Concrete Aquarium Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Aquarium-Decor/
Concrete Aquarium Decor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/EZNY/HY21Y7KX/FM1EZNYHY21Y7KX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/EZNY/HY21Y7KX/FM1EZNYHY21Y7KX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/EZNY/HY21Y7KX/FM1EZNYHY21Y7KX.SMALL.jpg ksashikumar Hi, This is my first concrete project. I wanted to make something out of concrete, so i have decided to make an aquarium decor for my Fish TankLets make an Aquarium Decor using concrete/Cement. Following are the stuffs you need to make the Aquarium decor1. Cement/Concrete2. Coconut shell / Any other...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:30:43 PDT
Concrete Bed Risers http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Bed-Risers/
Concrete Bed Risers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IW02/HXRZN537/FY9IW02HXRZN537.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IW02/HXRZN537/FY9IW02HXRZN537.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/IW02/HXRZN537/FY9IW02HXRZN537.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 I'm currently living in a small room and needed some more storage space despite my bed frame being pretty high off the ground. What better place to store your things than under your bed? However, my bed needed an extra eight inches of lift as opposed to the 5-6 you'll get from cheap bed risers from...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:55:39 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hi everyone!A few weeks ago my friends made me a wonderful birthday gift: a big, sturdy and powerful drill press. As soon as I assembled it I knew that would have been an unmissable occasion to get my hands dirty and build something! I decided to make a couple of sanding drums to use with the drill ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Highly-Versatile-Soda-Blaster/
Highly Versatile Soda Blaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/G8A5/HW4OG4XG/F33G8A5HW4OG4XG.SMALL.jpg naw2983 This Instructable is going to show you how to make a Highly Versatile Soda Blaster that you can use with different types of abrasives such as baking soda, blasting media, and sand or different combinations of these abrasives depending on your need. For those of you who aren't quite sure what what a ...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 05:32:03 PDT
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Diorama-Lamp/
Dinosaur Diorama Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/A5IZ/HUYBHSCY/FXVA5IZHUYBHSCY.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Lamps and light are a necessary part of every household, allowing us to keep playing, working, and living into the night. Since they can be found in almost every room of the house, I thought it would be fun if they could be themed. While recently at Ikea, I saw the Brån Lamp, a beautiful glass based...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:54:59 PDT
How to Polish Titanium. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Titanium/
How to Polish Titanium. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/YBCR/HUBWNJ2C/FTAYBCRHUBWNJ2C.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Titanium is the literally the hardest metal I've worked with. It's still metal though and metal can be polished. It doesn't have to take long either. This piece is a Fish Bone Knotless Gear Tie. It's grade 2 titanium and measures about 2" X 1/2". I spent about 45 seconds per step with exception of t...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:00:15 PDT
Flap Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Flap-Sander/
Flap Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6I5N/HT5585CT/FYA6I5NHT5585CT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6I5N/HT5585CT/FYA6I5NHT5585CT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/6I5N/HT5585CT/FYA6I5NHT5585CT.SMALL.jpg juul414 In this instructable i'm going to show you how to make a flap sander! Step 1: Tools The tools you are going to need for this project are: a drill, a piece of sandpaper (gritsize doesn't matter but if you use sandpaper from a belt sander it will work better), a haksaw, a piece of scrap wood, a dri...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:28:40 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is only a short guide to help with something a don't like doing Sanding I think sanding is not the most interesting part of the project, unfortunately its the part that can either make or break the look of the finished job. On several occasions I have found a need to sand around corners o...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT