Instructables: exploring - workshop - shop http://www.instructables.com Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:40:52 PST BLOX v1.01 Knifemaking Via Stock Removal : Clip Point Hunter http://www.instructables.com/id/Knifemaking-Via-Stock-Removal-Clip-Point-Hunter/
Knifemaking Via Stock Removal : Clip Point Hunter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/N3UY/IY0G05Z8/FRUN3UYIY0G05Z8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/N3UY/IY0G05Z8/FRUN3UYIY0G05Z8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/N3UY/IY0G05Z8/FRUN3UYIY0G05Z8.SMALL.jpg Awesomeman01 Hi all, James here. I've put together a video guide on making a clip point hunting knife from start to finish. I go over (in detail), the design, drilling, grinding, handles, coating and testing of the knife. I really hope that you gain some knowledge watching, and appreciate your time and support o...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:59:50 PST
Tape Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Tape-Dispenser/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 10:05:20 PST
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Workbench-and-Bench-Top-Power-Tool-Organiz/
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SMALL.jpg baker519 I have a problem in my shop, I AM RUNNING OUT OF HORIZONTAL SURFACE AREA, (tables, benches, and shelves) I have many bench top power tools that I use occasionally for different projects, but most of the time they just sit on their stand gathering dust. I have tried to get each it owns separate stan...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 11:44:59 PST
CNC Wall Mounted Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Wall-Mounted-Desk/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:10:10 PST
Hexagonal Picture Frame Wedding Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Picture-Frame-Wedding-Gift/
Hexagonal Picture Frame Wedding Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SMALL.jpg KellenHillman My only sister got married in January of 2016 so I decided to make her and my brother-in-law a hardwood picture frame as a wedding gift. This 6 month project turned into a 10 month project due to balancing work, friends, and free time. This is the largest wood project I have undertaken and certainly...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:25:29 PST
Adding a folding outfeed table to your shop’s table saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-a-Folding-Outfeed-Table-to-Your-Shops-Table/
Adding a folding outfeed table to your shop’s table saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LU5A/IX6FLR3I/F00LU5AIX6FLR3I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LU5A/IX6FLR3I/F00LU5AIX6FLR3I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/LU5A/IX6FLR3I/F00LU5AIX6FLR3I.SMALL.jpg inchman Some background important to this 'ible. All is not well in Denmark.Ever have a project seem easy and then turn out to be a complete nightmare? Well, this was mine. In fact, this turned out to be my personal ‘Afghanistan War’ and I served in Afghanistan!It all started with me seeing the “Tables” ...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:17:09 PST
Drill Press Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Cabinet/
Drill Press Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZSUR/IX0PX0Z7/FH0ZSURIX0PX0Z7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZSUR/IX0PX0Z7/FH0ZSURIX0PX0Z7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/ZSUR/IX0PX0Z7/FH0ZSURIX0PX0Z7.SMALL.jpg tootalled Have you ever noticed that you rarely lower the drill press table in your floor standing drill press below its normal height and that all the space below the table is basically wasted? Do you have your drilling equipment in various places so that you have to go back and forth from your drill press t...
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Sat, 24 Dec 2016 14:15:38 PST
2x4 Work Bench With Nested Rolling Assembly Table http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Work-Bench-With-Nested-Rolling-Assembly-Table/
2x4 Work Bench With Nested Rolling Assembly Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/LREA/IWE4L22G/FPOLREAIWE4L22G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/LREA/IWE4L22G/FPOLREAIWE4L22G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/LREA/IWE4L22G/FPOLREAIWE4L22G.SMALL.jpg tjdux This ible shows my creation of my new workbench for my shop. I wanted to replace the old bench that was built by my grandpa after he built tbe building. The old bench was 10 ft long, 23 inches wide and 34 inches tall. It was pretty solid and worked fine but I wanted something bigger and custom built...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:31:49 PST
Drill Press/Drum Sanding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-PressDrum-Sanding-Table/
Drill Press/Drum Sanding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FQRA/IVMQ2V6C/FXDFQRAIVMQ2V6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FQRA/IVMQ2V6C/FXDFQRAIVMQ2V6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/FQRA/IVMQ2V6C/FXDFQRAIVMQ2V6C.SMALL.jpg tootalled This is a very useful adapter for your drill press. The slots in the top allow you to use bar clamps to hold down stock and to hold a fence. The center piece of the top is removable so you can drill into it. If you get too many holes in it, just replace it.If you put in a drum sanding insert you can...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 16:39:15 PST
Arbor Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Arbor-Wrench/
Arbor Wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make an arbor wrench, for a table saw or other tool, using a carpenter square. Carpenters Square Grab a cheap, but strong carpenter square that is wide enough to accommodate the arbor nut on your tool. Choose steel over aluminum. Mouth Cut away material at one end of the square the width of ...
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:50:58 PST
Bike Repair Stand Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repair-Stand-Restoration/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:42:45 PDT
Solar Tracking Using Arduino and Modified DisEqC Rotor http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Tracking-Using-Arduino-and-Modified-DisEqC-R/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:45:38 PDT
Rotating Power Tool Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Rotating-Power-Tool-Base/
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 13:59:07 PDT
MDF Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/MDF-Workbench/
MDF Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RMZ5/ITAO1LX3/FE4RMZ5ITAO1LX3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RMZ5/ITAO1LX3/FE4RMZ5ITAO1LX3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/RMZ5/ITAO1LX3/FE4RMZ5ITAO1LX3.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a workbench for a hobby room or workshop. MDF Cut 2ft width pieces of MDF. Top Frame Build a frame for the tabletop. Shelf Frame Build a second frame to support a lower shelf. Legs Attach legs to the top frame. The legs in the back extend higher for storage. Support Shelf Attac...
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:42:22 PDT
Downdraft Table Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-Table-Workbench/
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:26:04 PDT
Fallout Shop Stool (or rat rod chair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-Shop-Stool-or-Rat-Rod-Chair/
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:04:50 PDT
Broken Spoke Repair/Replace http://www.instructables.com/id/Broken-Spoke-RepairReplace/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:54:23 PDT
Crankshaft Shop Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Crankshaft-Shop-Stool/
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 08:44:05 PDT
Cast a Celtic Bronze Sword (Beautiful, Authentic Leaf-Shaped Ewart Park)--Easier and cheaper than you think! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Celtic-Bronze-Sword-Beautiful-Authentic-Lea/
Cast a Celtic Bronze Sword (Beautiful, Authentic Leaf-Shaped Ewart Park)--Easier and cheaper than you think! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UTL0/ISCB1BP2/FS9UTL0ISCB1BP2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UTL0/ISCB1BP2/FS9UTL0ISCB1BP2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/UTL0/ISCB1BP2/FS9UTL0ISCB1BP2.SMALL.jpg LordDove Have you ever wanted to paint yourself blue and run through the heather? Brandish a big bronze sword and shout imprecations at pesky Roman legionaries? Of course you have--And now you can! This instructable will detail the process of making a beautiful bronze leaf-shaped Ewart Park through gather...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:30:21 PDT
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/9-MORE-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-Part-2/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
Perfect Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Workbench/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:56:31 PDT
Make it - Utility Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Utility-Cart/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:27:01 PDT
DIY Reupholster Vehicle Door Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reupholster-Vehicle-Door-Panels/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 12:59:40 PDT
Tumble Washer - PVC and 3D Printed Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Tumble-Washer-PVC-and-3D-Printed-Construction/
Tumble Washer - PVC and 3D Printed Construction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YRAM/IQ8SANEI/FT5YRAMIQ8SANEI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YRAM/IQ8SANEI/FT5YRAMIQ8SANEI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/YRAM/IQ8SANEI/FT5YRAMIQ8SANEI.SMALL.jpg redhatman Hello fellow makers, thinkers, do'ers, and instructable'rs! For my 2016 3D printing contest entry, there are a few things I would like to clarify first and foremost. Originally I had planned a much different project, however with time constraints, I had to switch directions near the last minute. Wit...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:22:51 PDT
DIY bench dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bench-Dogs/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:59:36 PDT
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
Ultimate Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/L7YE/IPIK5MNU/FGCL7YEIPIK5MNU.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus The ultimate workbench is your go-to place when you need to get a job done. It's got a solid wood work surface, great lighting, a vice to hold down your work, and of course all the important tools at the ready in drawers underneath. Also, it's on casters. Which is really the best part about this wor...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Workshop Air Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-Air-Filter/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:51:52 PDT
Cheap and Rad Roubo Style Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Rad-Roubo-Style-Workbench/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 18:23:38 PDT
Wood Lathe Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Lathe-Restoration/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:24:26 PDT
Corner Clamp Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Clamp-Jig/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:40:03 PDT
Simple Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Crosscut-Sled/
Simple Crosscut Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/MH1G/IO0G93E8/FFDMH1GIO0G93E8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/MH1G/IO0G93E8/FFDMH1GIO0G93E8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/MH1G/IO0G93E8/FFDMH1GIO0G93E8.SMALL.jpg John_Malecki In this video I make a cross cut sled using Kregs Precision Trak and Stop Kit. This is a very simple afternoon build without the bells and whistles. The Kreg precision Trak adds a versitile stop block system that allows for fast repeatable cuts. The sled itself is made from a half a sheet of 3/4" pl...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 05:15:51 PDT
Making a Metacrylate Shop Sign (Acrylic) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Metacrylate-Shop-Sign/
Making a Metacrylate Shop Sign (Acrylic) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/V20B/IO0GCULN/FVHV20BIO0GCULN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/V20B/IO0GCULN/FVHV20BIO0GCULN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/V20B/IO0GCULN/FVHV20BIO0GCULN.SMALL.jpg Paoson Woodwork I am gonna create a Shop Sign using 3mm opal methacrylate and transparent of 5mm to stick on the wall of my workshop.For this I printed the logo on 3 A4 sheets that I am gonna cut and glue them in the plates using spray adhesive.Make drills to easily get access with the saw.Once created the inside h...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 02:17:56 PDT
Vise Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Vise-Restoration/
Vise Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/C2JN/INUV4AFY/FV2C2JNINUV4AFY.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Vise vs Vice Find a bargain vise Disassemble Remove Pin Accounting Remove paint and rust with angle grinder File out imperfections on the body File and polish jaws Tape Prime Paint Polish handle Tap and bolt Vice=Sin
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Thu, 5 May 2016 16:29:16 PDT
Make a Burnisher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Burnisher/
Make a Burnisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/XLHP/INI7URKB/F21XLHPINI7URKB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath A burnisher is similar the a kitchen knife honing steel. A honing steel realigns a knife blade, while a burnisher creates a burr or sharp hook on a scraping tool by deforming the metal. A good burnisher can be a little pricey, so I decided to make my own for sharpening card scrapers. The Steel Th...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:12:19 PDT
Work Table on Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels/
Work Table on Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/8YWH/INEVZHXW/FNO8YWHINEVZHXW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/8YWH/INEVZHXW/FNO8YWHINEVZHXW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/8YWH/INEVZHXW/FNO8YWHINEVZHXW.SMALL.jpg MichaelMikkelson My garage is a nightmare. I have projects piling up, and no usable workspace to get anything done. I decided to build a work table that I could roll out of the garage, and do some clean up in the meantime. I needed a table that would have enough surface space, but also some underneath storage for...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:45:21 PDT
Bench Grinder Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Grinder-Restoration/
Bench Grinder Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/K2Y7/IMZ65NFB/F1OK2Y7IMZ65NFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/K2Y7/IMZ65NFB/F1OK2Y7IMZ65NFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/K2Y7/IMZ65NFB/F1OK2Y7IMZ65NFB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Restore a bench grinder. Find an Old Tool Search craigslist and estate sales for a cheap grinder that needs restoring. Disassemble Disassemble the grinder and take good photos of the process to help with reassembly. Pull the Bearing Use a gear pull to remove the bearings. Remove the Fan...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:38:29 PDT
Handy Tip #3: Upcycling Used Socks and T-Shirts to Lint Free Rags http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Tip-3-Upcycling-Used-Socks-and-T-Shirts-to-L/
Handy Tip #3: Upcycling Used Socks and T-Shirts to Lint Free Rags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/82MO/IMI0VZ2D/F0382MOIMI0VZ2D.SMALL.jpg TLP Shop Lab For years, I have always wondered what to do about my socks when they start getting threadbare. They either wear thin at the toes or the heel. They become embarrassing if you wear them out and have to take of your shoes in company. It seems like a waste to throw them away and they would be gross ...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 16:16:37 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SMALL.jpg M3G I am notoriously bad at selecting the right size wrench, and sometimes it comes back to bite me. I was recently shown this trick by a buddy of mine, and it is a lifesaver!*Note: while this is a very useful tip, I would not recommend using it in every situation. In some cases (like if you're working ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
The Atari Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Atari-Stool/
The Atari Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G6G0/ILCHFLN6/FAKG6G0ILCHFLN6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G6G0/ILCHFLN6/FAKG6G0ILCHFLN6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/G6G0/ILCHFLN6/FAKG6G0ILCHFLN6.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack It's been a while since I've had the chance to sit down and contribute to this community. I've been meaning to share my plywood Atari chair for some time now because it's one of the most successful projects that I have completed in my woodworking class. Somehow when I sat down to design a stool to m...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 16:31:07 PST
Brass Hammers http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Hammers/
Brass Hammers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H1KM/IL6VBT2N/FGTH1KMIL6VBT2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H1KM/IL6VBT2N/FGTH1KMIL6VBT2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H1KM/IL6VBT2N/FGTH1KMIL6VBT2N.SMALL.jpg graydog111 A medium sized brass hammer is a useful addition to any tool collection. A brass hammer will not damage things like steel pipe threads or cause sparks like a steel hammer will. I made these three brass hammers from one piece of brass rod I bought at a salvage yard. When I bought it, I really didn...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 14:09:23 PST
Evolution of PVC Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Evolution-of-PVC-Clamp/
Evolution of PVC Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/OLLJ/IL42KOL9/FZCOLLJIL42KOL9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/OLLJ/IL42KOL9/FZCOLLJIL42KOL9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/OLLJ/IL42KOL9/FZCOLLJIL42KOL9.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I started with a feasibility study of making a clamp from PVC pipe here: http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PVC-Clamp/When I published that I'ble, I found there were other Instructables about PVC clamps, but they all required 2 hands to use the clamps. That's not always an easy option, since your...
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:44:38 PST
Improving the Seal of Bags for Wood Dust and Chip Collectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Dust-and-Chip-Collector-Improvement/
Improving the Seal of Bags for Wood Dust and Chip Collectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ULXZ/IKJ8RWY2/F2PULXZIKJ8RWY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ULXZ/IKJ8RWY2/F2PULXZIKJ8RWY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/ULXZ/IKJ8RWY2/F2PULXZIKJ8RWY2.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig I've added dust collectors to my shop both because it's necessary for some equipment, like my planer and jointer to operate and because I wanted to reduce dust and chips in the shop.A majority of collectors for small shops can be greatly improved. For example, one of my smaller collectors came with...
By: KellyCraig

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:58:29 PST
Deskdown, a hidden computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Deskdown-a-Hidden-Computer/
Deskdown, a hidden computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/D0P5/IKOCRF48/FLZD0P5IKOCRF48.SMALL.jpg cepterbi First off: This instructable is not finished yet. I'm a mechanic but i have a special interest for wood-working. I'm building a workshop at the moment and when it's finished you'll be seeing a lot more instrutables from me. Thanks for now for having an interest in my project. The last step offer my ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:56:01 PST
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Your workshop, Is not a workshop, When it is a mess. That's why I've put together an Instructable showing 9 unusual methods for storing your workshop tools, Guaranteed to hold every tool has ever existed on planet earth!In September, 2015, I built The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard, But since then, I've...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
Mitre Fence Modification for Your Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitre-Fence-Modification-for-Your-Table-Saw/
Mitre Fence Modification for Your Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC4/YH8T/IKFRVZKE/FC4YH8TIKFRVZKE.SMALL.jpg The Woodworking Junkie Making a mitre fence modification can be easier then you think. The mitre fence that came with your table saw (most likely) suck. Use any hard wood you have around the shop to make your own. In this video I show how to make an easy T slot for an adjustable stop to get repeated cuts. If i can do this...
By: The Woodworking Junkie

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:22:34 PST
Supplemental Wood Dust & Chip Collection http://www.instructables.com/id/Supplemental-Dust-Collection/
Supplemental Wood Dust & Chip Collection - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/ZS28/IK7N93LP/FZDZS28IK7N93LP.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig My table saw has dust collection capability by way of a four inch bottom port and an over-arm collector. I use the bottom port religiously, but the over-arm collector only gets used with wider boards, or when hold-downs are used, because it interferes with using a push block.My band saw had just a ...
By: KellyCraig

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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 09:55:30 PST
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Your-Own-Woodwoking-Mallet-W-Leftover-Plywo/
Make Your Own Plywood Mallet! | DIY Woodworking Tools #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/S7CA/IKBFO4OI/FIYS7CAIKBFO4OI.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In the last few weeks, I've noticed that my interest has been moving a lot into woodworking projects*, I found that we have several woodworking tools that I forgot we had: A "Rasp", A "Rasp Planer", And some "Chisels".These chisels caught my eye: They are around 30 years old! I sharpened them and st...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:27:44 PST
Pallet CUP Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-CUP-Lamp/
Pallet CUP Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/D4IT/IK1HR16I/FF0D4ITIK1HR16I.SMALL.jpg OS11 A simple wood box with cups and bulbs. Pretty awesome The Box I found this wooden frame so I just cut them and sand them to make this 5 faces boxes. Stain I used this stain called CAOBILLA, or wengue or dark chocolate (this is how the client want it) Cups I have a dremel so I took a diam...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 05:49:15 PST
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Sacrificial-Table-Saw-Fence/
Sacrificial Table Saw Fence Clamp Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/JB3U/IJX57ZWU/FXAJB3UIJX57ZWU.SMALL.jpg KellyCraig There are times you need to make a cut so close to the table saw fence it can damage it. To avoid this, what is called a sacrificial fence is used.A sacrificial fence simply attaches to your existing fence and makes contact with the blade. Essentially, the blade is raised up into it cutting out th...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:09:32 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
2x4 Mega Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicat...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST