Instructables: exploring - workshop - tips http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:30:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Thread safe clamping http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-safe-clamping/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:39:09 PST
Tips For Boats That Your Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-For-Boats-That-Your-Making/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:09:20 PDT
My Workspace 2014 http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Workspace-2014-Keeping-Things-Clean/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 01:07:46 PDT
Car Polishing (Mother's Polishing Tool Made Cheap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Polishing-Mothers-Polishing-Tool-Made-Cheap/
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Tue, 6 May 2014 18:36:37 PDT
Sandpaper Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Tip/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:24:45 PDT
Machining replacement tips for Harbor Freight spot welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-replacement-tips-for-Harbor-Freight-spot/
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:40:50 PDT
NYC Landscape Design Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/NYC-Landscape-Design-Guide/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 14:24:33 PDT
How I make a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-make-a-knife/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/S20C/HJUWRVOK/FZIS20CHJUWRVOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/S20C/HJUWRVOK/FZIS20CHJUWRVOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/S20C/HJUWRVOK/FZIS20CHJUWRVOK.SMALL.jpg J-Parker How I make a knife... A slideshow video of how I make a knife. (For my nephew Warren, who loves every thing knives and wants to Know how to make his own) Sorry for the slideshow, but I can't edit video for anything.
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 06:03:24 PDT
Gardening 101 by Dr. Greenthumb "How to grow a garden" http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-101-by-Dr-Greenthumb-How-to-grow-a-gar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/ZBEX/HHS9T8LC/FT8ZBEXHHS9T8LC.SMALL.jpg JamesMillerBand Gardening 101 by Dr. Greenthumb Season 1 (Summer)  Free popular DIY video series hosted by James Miller. Simple tricks, helpful hints and easy backyard gardening tips. Nassau County Long Island New York USA Zone 7 Share with friends & leave a comment
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:13:06 PDT
Emergency handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-handle/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 21:37:14 PST
How to make a drum shade to cover an existing ceiling fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-drum-shade-to-cover-an-existing-ceil/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKI/F8LR/HABDGP5Z/FKIF8LRHABDGP5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKI/F8LR/HABDGP5Z/FKIF8LRHABDGP5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FKI/F8LR/HABDGP5Z/FKIF8LRHABDGP5Z.SMALL.jpg EYSpace Click here for a complete resource guide for this episode: http://www.engineeryourspace.com/Engineer_Your_Space/DIY_Drum_Shade_Ceiling_Fixture.html Do you like everything about your apartment, except for that unsightly ceiling light fixture? No need to replace it, just cover it up with a DIY drum s...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 06:20:14 PST
New compressor handle http://www.instructables.com/id/New-compressor-handle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FBT9/H9T4CP0K/FZ3FBT9H9T4CP0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FBT9/H9T4CP0K/FZ3FBT9H9T4CP0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/FBT9/H9T4CP0K/FZ3FBT9H9T4CP0K.SMALL.jpg Truehart Hooray!  Finally, my first 'ible.  I've done quite a bit of lurking and commenting, but never had the time (or forward thinking) to produce my own, so bare with me as I stumble through the editing process.  That said, let me tell you about one of my latest projects. I got my 10 gal Powermate compre...
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Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:04:15 PST
DIY: Make Your Own Succulent Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-Own-Succulent-Wreath/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QND9/H82U0VJ8/FGGQND9H82U0VJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QND9/H82U0VJ8/FGGQND9H82U0VJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QND9/H82U0VJ8/FGGQND9H82U0VJ8.SMALL.jpg TheDailyDIY The arrival of autumn doesn't have to mean the end of all fresh growth for the foreseeable future. As the leaves start to fall, keep some foliage thriving with a homemade succulent wreath. Taysia Scarano, author of the blog Succulents and Saucepans, showed us how to make one that's perfect as a door...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 11:49:28 PDT
Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Clearance-Table-Saw-Insert/
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Wed, 3 Oct 2012 10:31:12 PDT
Sleeve organiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeve-organiser/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZEV8/H5Y9VZNU/FHQZEV8H5Y9VZNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZEV8/H5Y9VZNU/FHQZEV8H5Y9VZNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ZEV8/H5Y9VZNU/FHQZEV8H5Y9VZNU.SMALL.jpg The Electrobot I have a lot of sleeves lying around. These are typically one meter in length and are a bit cumbersome to organize because I have sleeves in different sizes and three or four colors in each size. My first method was to cram all the sleeves into a clear plastic bag and store it. This method was not h...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 13:36:20 PDT
Wire reel holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-reel-holder-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/XVFW/H5ED960G/FB2XVFWH5ED960G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/XVFW/H5ED960G/FB2XVFWH5ED960G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/XVFW/H5ED960G/FB2XVFWH5ED960G.SMALL.jpg The Electrobot Intro: Wire reel holder I frequently use single strand wire a lot of time for quick soldering connections. It was a bit cumbersome to get wire out from the wire reel. To make the wire handy, this ultra simple wire reel holder is very helpful to me. I know that this is very simple and fast to make, b...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 13:00:23 PDT
Wire reel holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-reel-holder/
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 12:48:25 PDT
Wire Organizing! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Organizing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B6T4/H4AGIBF7/F47B6T4H4AGIBF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B6T4/H4AGIBF7/F47B6T4H4AGIBF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/B6T4/H4AGIBF7/F47B6T4H4AGIBF7.SMALL.jpg swdsc Hi do you ever have problems with finding the right wire or just cant tangle through that wire jungle? I have a solution to this! When I  first got my car i was putting in interior lighting which requires loads of wires, so i decided to clean them up! Continue reading to find out how! Hands, screwd...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:08:40 PDT
Wire organizing tips! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-organizing-tips/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:02:02 PDT
10 Tips To Survive Traffic School http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Tips-To-Survive-Traffic-School/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 22:22:46 PDT
How to Make, Remove, and Chose Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Remove-and-Chose-Glue/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 19:14:00 PDT
Canna Facts and Canna Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Canna-Facts-and-Canna-Plants/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EGY7/GOIDH7KM/FXIEGY7GOIDH7KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EGY7/GOIDH7KM/FXIEGY7GOIDH7KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/EGY7/GOIDH7KM/FXIEGY7GOIDH7KM.SMALL.jpg bobwalshplumerias The canna family, Cannaceae, is comprised of one genus Canna and more than fifty species. Most gardeners choose canna plants for their colorful leaves and blooms to enhance their garden's ornamental or decorative appearance. Canna species include Canna edulis, Canna indica, Canna glauca, Canna giga...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 09:22:35 PDT
Gardening Tips Caring for Plumeria Plants and Frangipani Trees http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-Tips-Caring-for-Plumeria-Plants-and-Fran/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/ALBF/GIWZM17I/FLNALBFGIWZM17I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/ALBF/GIWZM17I/FLNALBFGIWZM17I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/ALBF/GIWZM17I/FLNALBFGIWZM17I.SMALL.jpg bobwalshplumerias Plumerias originated in the Caribbean, including the South American country of Columbia. Names of plumerias range from Flor de Mayo in Mexico, Flor de la Cruz in Guatemala, Amapola in Venezuela, Tipanier in Tahiti, Pumeli in Hawaii, Frangipani in Australia, Jepun in Bali, Indonesia, Dok jumpa in La...
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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 15:50:42 PST
Create a Holistic Garden Plus 16 Gardening Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Holistic-Garden-Plus-16-Gardening-Tips/
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 19:34:24 PST
Installing Kitchen Cabinet Door Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Kitchen-Cabinet-Door-Handles/
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 15:02:25 PST
Screw storage/transport with packing tape http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-storagetransport-with-packing-tape/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2009 10:56:15 PST
handy tricks to find square http://www.instructables.com/id/handy-tricks-to-find-square/
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Mon, 7 Dec 2009 20:10:24 PST
Toolbox Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/H8P1/FYTCOUGS/FUHH8P1FYTCOUGS.SMALL.jpg 90kar08 I was tired of having all of my tools lying in a pile so I decided to build myself a toolbox to store them in. The foam rubber is excellent for keeping the tools in place, I got it for free from my mom's work they use it to protect expensive devices when shipping them around the world.
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 06:38:44 PDT
Stop table wobbles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-table-wobbles/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:23:09 PDT
How to pick up nails without the pain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-pick-up-nails-without-the-pain/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:49:15 PDT
Shop Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Tools/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/T9YT/FOHTR8OI/F16T9YTFOHTR8OI.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides The shop is the production hub where incredible things get made and tools are the implements that we use to do what our hands cannot. Without them, we'd be stuck weaving baskets and painting pictures all day. With them, we can create nearly anything our human brains can conjure. Instructables has...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:13:00 PST
Nail Tip http://www.instructables.com/id/Nail-Tip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ZF1K/FEX36PQ2/FRSZF1KFEX36PQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ZF1K/FEX36PQ2/FRSZF1KFEX36PQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ZF1K/FEX36PQ2/FRSZF1KFEX36PQ2.SMALL.jpg msolek How to beat in the nail in the hard wall
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Sat, 12 Apr 2008 02:31:09 PDT
Clamping a job to avoid drilling into your parallels http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamping-a-job-to-avoid-drilling-into-your-paralle/
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Thu, 28 Feb 2008 23:06:17 PST
Drill Press Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Lathe/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:55:48 PST
Sellotape where sellotape's due http://www.instructables.com/id/Sellotape-where-sellotapes-due/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:50:52 PST
Get the Most out of your Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-the-Most-out-of-your-Dremel/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:36:22 PST
A few handy tool tricks to save you finding the other ones... http://www.instructables.com/id/A-few-handy-tool-tricks-to-save-you-finding-the-ot/
A few handy tool tricks to save you finding the other ones... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/QVYI/FCA43HZI/FMKQVYIFCA43HZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/QVYI/FCA43HZI/FMKQVYIFCA43HZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/QVYI/FCA43HZI/FMKQVYIFCA43HZI.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope Basically these are a few handy tricks to save you going to the toolbox and whatnot, Im sure everyone will know at least one of these already but some might not so I'll post away. Do rate if you like, not for winning things but it's an easily quantified feedback. Removing nails... Why bother goi...
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Wed, 6 Feb 2008 03:37:49 PST
How To Tighten Up A Sloppy Second Hand Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tighten-Up-A-Sloppy-Second-Hand-Dremel/
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Fri, 1 Feb 2008 19:32:16 PST
Home Theater Under $500 (tips and tricks) http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Theater-Under-%24500-tips-and-tricks/
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Sun, 3 Jun 2007 20:48:21 PDT
Magnetic Fingertip Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Fingertip-Gloves/
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