Instructables: exploring - workshop - tool http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:53:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 The necklace hand plain tool http://www.instructables.com/id/The-necklace-hand-plain-tool/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:39:49 PDT
Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:07:44 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Modern Shave Horse, http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Shave-Horse/
Modern Shave Horse, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/OR5V/I7BQG57A/FPPOR5VI7BQG57A.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Howdy y'all. This weekend I finally built a tool that I have always wanted, a shave horse. Once upon a time when I was in the SCA I made a little stool using some branches and a piece of firewood. The key component to building that little stool was a shaving bench used in conjunction with a drawk...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:38:41 PDT
Tactical Sharpie "shankie" how to http://www.instructables.com/id/Tactical-Sharpie-shankie-how-to/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:40:23 PDT
Testing a SMD Capasitor on Laptop Motherboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-a-SMD-Capasitor-on-Laptop-Motherboard/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 02:47:05 PDT
DIY Garden Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Garden-Tool-Box/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:00:40 PDT
Prototyping tutorial PCB development http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-tutorial-PCB-development/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:23:06 PDT
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavyduty-Workbench-Shop-Cart/
Heavyduty Workbench / Shop Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/Q6T0/I72P570B/FOLQ6T0I72P570B.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome Good Afternoon y'all, Mrs. Gnome has been requesting that I do something with the garage. I suppose tools and jugs of used motor oil lined up against the wall are not cool enough for her? Oh well happy wife happy life. I have been tinkering on a salvaged wooden teacher’s desk in our utility room, ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:15:35 PDT
Tube/Pipe Painting Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/TubePipe-Painting-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:05:28 PDT
Workspace in a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Workspace-in-a-Suitcase/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:46:34 PDT
Tap & Die tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-Die-tool-storage/
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By: Boulderguy

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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:41:23 PST
Dab Tool Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Dab-Tool-Keychain/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 07:53:56 PST
Turn a Mint Tin Into a Belt Holster for Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Mint-Tin-Into-a-Belt-Caddy-for-Screwdrivers/
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By: M3G

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 07:20:51 PST
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
Paracord Pegboard Lanyard (space saving shop hack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Pegboard-Lanyard-space-saving-shop-hack/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:36:47 PST
Meter Key Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Meter-Key-Upgrade/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:47:07 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Lawn tractor snow plow http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-tractor-snow-plow/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:44:32 PST
How to make a wood mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-wood-mallet/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:06:12 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snake-Trouble-Light-Lamp/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
Spark Plug inserter/Remover Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-Plug-inserterRemover-Tool/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:43:45 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Repair Tools Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tools-Storage/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:43:18 PST
Modular Tool Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Tool-Charging-Station/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:42:53 PST
3D Printed Socket Wrench Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Socket-Wrench-Ring/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:16 PST
Soldering Iron 'Buddy' - The Lego Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Iron-Buddy-The-Lego-Way/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:04:53 PST
Restoring Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Tools/
Restoring Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/M6Z5/I6A7MFWW/FHZM6Z5I6A7MFWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/M6Z5/I6A7MFWW/FHZM6Z5I6A7MFWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/M6Z5/I6A7MFWW/FHZM6Z5I6A7MFWW.SMALL.jpg schildress4 Have you ever been trying to unscrew a screw and then your screwdriver breaks I'll teach you how to fix them Grinding Most of the time you can fix the head of your screwdriver and it will work again. Bending I had a Flat Head screwdriver and the head bend so all you have to do is hammer it fla...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:36:09 PST
Heavy Duty Helping Hands Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Helping-Hands-Tool/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:07:30 PST
My First: Fume extractor! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Fume-extractor/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:02:36 PST
Simple tool that can be made from scraps, mini electric pcb cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-tool-that-can-be-made-from-scraps-mini-elect/
Simple tool that can be made from scraps, mini electric pcb cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JPRQ/I66D0L9E/FCBJPRQI66D0L9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JPRQ/I66D0L9E/FCBJPRQI66D0L9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JPRQ/I66D0L9E/FCBJPRQI66D0L9E.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu Sometimes we caught up to working something cause there is a tool that you need but you do not have it. Maybe you could make it from stuff that is around you what you need is :-unused x toy dc motor 3-6volt-unused printer part roll paper-dc adaptor 5-6volt-little super glue Build Remove ...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:35:25 PST
Simple Magnetic Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Magnetic-Tool-Rack/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:35:49 PST
Heavy Duty Pole Grabber http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Duty-Pole-Grabber/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:32:58 PST
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-Mounted-Disc-Sander/
Lathe-Mounted Disc Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/J2YO/I5MD4LDG/FE7J2YOI5MD4LDG.SMALL.jpg MissionSRX Sanding machines are fairly common in most woodworking shops, with models ranging from small tabletop versions to high-powered floor models. When still living at home, I used a combination belt/disc sander in my minuscule shop to shape and correct nearly every part I cut. Today, my workshop shares a...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 14:53:35 PST
DIY Coolant System Pressure/Leak Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coolant-System-PressureLeak-Tester/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:39:20 PST
TOO very cheap 1.5 $ angle grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/very-cheap-15-angle-grinder/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:50:13 PST
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-mobile-space-saving-work-bench/
Build an awesome mobile space saving work bench. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/KO7K/I4UNSMK1/F43KO7KI4UNSMK1.SMALL.jpg ZombTech Hey there everyone my names Colter and i'm here to help you build an awesome space saving workbench that is also mobile. I would like to let you know that most of the instructions in here can either be adjusted to fit your area or the style you want. Like if you don't want doors on the front of it j...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:01:31 PST
Turnbuckle Wire Clamp Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Turnbuckle-Wire-Clamp-Tool/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 09:33:55 PST
DIY Homemade Mini Table Press Cordless Drill Microscope Broken Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Table-Press-Cordless-Drill-Micro/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 06:30:56 PST
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Lathe-with-Slide-Axis-and-Aluminium-Alloy/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe with Slide Axis and Aluminium Alloy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/GH2T/I35RF8BH/FPAGH2TI35RF8BH.SMALL.jpg latheminidiy Homemade Mini Tailstock Lathe Mill Wood Slide Spindle Drill Axis and Aluminium Alloy very simple, cheap and easy, you can do it in your home It is nice work for DIY wood small tools in home - thank youSee more DIY Mini Lathe, Mill, Router here...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:42:02 PST
Make your own usb mini vacuum cleaner http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-usb-mini-vacume/
Make your own usb mini vacuum cleaner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/39O3/I34DZSA0/FN239O3I34DZSA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/39O3/I34DZSA0/FN239O3I34DZSA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/39O3/I34DZSA0/FN239O3I34DZSA0.SMALL.jpg eric dirgahayu For enginering or workers who working on a desk with a computer, Sometimes we're perturbed with dust or small pieces of our work. Sometimes they are strewn on the table to even get into the sidelines computer keyboard and more, and we always forget to buy mini vacuum cleaner or just simply want to ...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 21:55:52 PST
6th Grade Sugru Tool Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/6th-Grade-Sugru-Tool-Challenge/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:08:52 PST
Sugru 8th grade Tool Challenge http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-8th-grade-Tool-Challenge/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:08:37 PST
Easy wooden mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-wooden-mallet/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:46:26 PST
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Saw-Cutt/
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SMALL.jpg minisawdiy Homemade mini wood in your home very easy Materials: Materials:Aluminium alloy, Jig Saw Machine,Cordless Drill ..... ​Build to Complete Build to CompleteYou can do it follow me step by step very easy:
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 06:04:44 PST
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Sugru-Screwdriver/
Emergency Sugru Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/K6PJ/I1YU6HPK/FVYK6PJI1YU6HPK.SMALL.jpg atxhackerspace Making Do .. an Emergency ScrewdriverSometimes, like Dr. Who, you're stuck and all you need in the world is a screwdriver. Now, I might not be able to help you make a sonic screwdriver, but... with Sugru, and a spare bit, you can make a pretty good compact screwdriver!A wonderful property of angula...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:24:38 PST
DIY Wood Chipper Shredder Tamper Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Chipper-Shredder-Tamper-Tool/
DIY Wood Chipper Shredder Tamper Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2K6V/I1XEJQB2/FXY2K6VI1XEJQB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2K6V/I1XEJQB2/FXY2K6VI1XEJQB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/2K6V/I1XEJQB2/FXY2K6VI1XEJQB2.SMALL.jpg replayreb I recently bought a Wood Chipper Shredder primarily for shredding leaves that we could use to mulch our flower beds. We have a lot of trees around our house so I also pick up a lot of little twigs, sticks and pine cones but it is too tedious to feed each one through the small wood chipper slot. I wo...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:41:02 PDT
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Retractable-Metal-Saw/
How to Make a Mini Retractable Metal Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DB0E/I1IQB3FJ/F0EDB0EI1IQB3FJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DB0E/I1IQB3FJ/F0EDB0EI1IQB3FJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/DB0E/I1IQB3FJ/F0EDB0EI1IQB3FJ.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a small retractable metal saw out of a box cutter and a hacksaw blade. This is very simple to make and requires fairly common materials. It is more portable and convenient then a hacksaw but not as efficient. I used a fairly cheap box cutter so you should be able to get better res...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT