Instructables: exploring - workshop - tool http://www.instructables.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:26:33 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Homemade Mini Table Press Cordless Drill Microscope Broken Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Mini-Table-Press-Cordless-Drill-Micro/
DIY Homemade Mini Table Press Cordless Drill Microscope Broken Multi Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WF6Y/I3BHIDN8/F08WF6YI3BHIDN8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WF6Y/I3BHIDN8/F08WF6YI3BHIDN8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/WF6Y/I3BHIDN8/F08WF6YI3BHIDN8.SMALL.jpg siusui456 DIY Mini Table Press Cordless Drill Microscope Broken Multi Tool - Function Power Tools
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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/
Easy wooden mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/LJG0/I2BYL7SH/F3LLJG0I2BYL7SH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/LJG0/I2BYL7SH/F3LLJG0I2BYL7SH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/LJG0/I2BYL7SH/F3LLJG0I2BYL7SH.SMALL.jpg makendo I made a mallet years ago; it was a block of wood with part of an old broomstick glued in as a handle (photo 2). It's functional, but pretty battered now and I'd wanted to make a proper one ever since I saw a very short set of instructions in an old Lee Valley Tools newsletter. I figured it would be...
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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/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:41:02 PDT
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
Hatchet Handle Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/HW8F/I1NUWK93/F4HHW8FI1NUWK93.SMALL.jpg awillybilly I had purchased a cheap hatchet at a local flea market but the handle was uncomfortable and a very loose fit in the hatchet head so it needed replaced. This was an exhausting project at times working only with hand tools but the final product was very rewarding and I am very please with how it turne...
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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/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:24:05 PDT
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Leather-Power-Tool-Holster/
Scrap Leather Power Tool Holster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/NOB9/I1B641PS/FCENOB9I1B641PS.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Here's a way to use scrap leather pieces covered with fabric to make functional tool holsters for your tool belt.If you have been up a ladder trying to reach up higher than you should to sink a screw, you know that 1: Don't let go of your expensive drill/driver or else it will take a possibly fatal ...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:37:40 PDT
How did my own ax throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-did-my-own-ax-throwing-1/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:47:58 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Make the best tweezers around http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-best-tweezers-around/
Make the best tweezers around - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/EE25/I0LDWO0Z/FVPEE25I0LDWO0Z.SMALL.jpg richard62 How many times have you gotten a splinter or metal sliver stuck in your finger while working on your car or handling a piece of wood? You try to get it out using the tweezers that your wife, mom, girlfriend, or whoever has in the medicine cabinet. But, those cheap tweezers just won't get to the tiny...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:04:07 PDT
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Break-Tool-Kit-and-perfect-for-your-car-cup/
Coffee Break Tool Kit and perfect for your car cup holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/0QV5/I0HYV33T/FVU0QV5I0HYV33T.SMALL.jpg jeffbuffington23 I was inspired to create this Instructable from this project. Mini Tool KitI have an addiction to buying multi-tools every time I'm at the store, but they always ended up scattered in the house buried in drawers. I got one of the novelty bucket organizers as a gift. They were for putting on a coffee...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:04:19 PDT
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-iron-holder-heavy-duty/
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/JQQA/I0G95SZR/FPHJQQAI0G95SZR.SMALL.jpg Fenex Like it? Lets bild one! Want vs Need. I bought this stand for about 10$ from ebay, it's aluminium, good quality, but I cannot use it a lot... I have 3 soldering irons (30W, 60W, 100W) and a pistol style soldering iron and only one of those, the small 30W one wich I use a lot less than the other o...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:33:42 PDT
Hand Held Non-Powered Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Held-Non-Powered-Engraver/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 00:12:18 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SMALL.jpg M3G If you've ever tried to drill a straight hole with a hand drill you know how hard it can be. After screwing up drilling a hole three times in a row I decided to try to find a solution to the problem. This is what I came up with. The great thing about using Lego for this purpose is that you don't h...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Barrel-Stave-Appetizer-Tray-Hand-Tools/
Wine Barrel Stave Appetizer Tray (Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/F30I/I0A54LMG/FL0F30II0A54LMG.SMALL.jpg kurnous34 Hi there! This will be my first instructable and I hope you enjoy it. I made this tray for my wife on our five year wedding anniversary. It turned out very nice, so I wanted to share it and give a little back to Instructables for helping to inspire me on other projects. This tray is made from n...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:05:34 PDT
Dremel Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Repair/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:49:31 PDT
Razor Blade Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Cutter/
Razor Blade Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/I15K/I04J99N0/FIJI15KI04J99N0.SMALL.jpg MagicTK Several years ago, I had a few small projects in which I needed to cut hundreds of small wires to a specific length and also hundreds of small plastic tubes to specific length. Typically the plastic tube would be crushed on the ends if using side cutters, but for my purpose, the plastic tube needed...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:52:49 PDT
Antler Handle for Trowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Antler-Handle-for-Trowel/
Antler Handle for Trowel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/5OPH/HZQTEBYQ/F025OPHHZQTEBYQ.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo As an archaeologist, I use a trowel a LOT. A few years back, my dad made me a custom trowel with a stag horn handle. I absolutely love that trowel and in the years since, I've made a few others. I get a lot of compliments on these and people often ask me how I made them. The techniques I use here co...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:12:58 PDT
Bench-Top Drill Press to Portable Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Top-Drill-Press-to-Portable-Drill-Press/
Bench-Top Drill Press to Portable Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNM/KIW1/HZIHA720/FNMKIW1HZIHA720.SMALL.jpg jae-s This is my first Instructable, so please bear with me. Constructive criticism is welcomed!Sometimes I need to drill a perfectly straight hole in surfaces too large for my little bench-top drill press. So I went about modifying my cheap (~$70-ish) drill press from a "bench tool" to a "hand tool." The...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:58:05 PDT
Card Rabbet Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Rabbet-Tool/
Card Rabbet Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/YJLX/HZGT9DO0/F9IYJLXHZGT9DO0.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude Make Card Prototypes Fast - With The 3D-Printable "Card Rabbet Tool". WHY PROTOTYPE IN CARD & WHY THIS TOOL HELPS: If you work in Product or Industrial Design, you'll have almost certainly made a load of mock-up or proof-of-concept models from Cardboard, Plastic, Foam of other cheap materials, bef...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:04:41 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey!!I always have thought that at some point everyone is lucky, you just have to find your spot, the place and the time where you, by doing what you really enjoy, certainly will find your luck. A few months ago I somehow stumbled upon this website, and thought: "Why not?". So I published my first i...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
A simple low cost forge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-cost-forge/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:12:10 PDT
Building A Viking Pole Lathe Without Using Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Viking-Pole-Lathe-Without-Using-Power/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:45:26 PDT
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replaceable-sandpapers-for-Sanding-blocks/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
5 minute circle center finder gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-circle-center-finder-gauge/
5 minute circle center finder gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/OU1M/HXMUYDST/FZ7OU1MHXMUYDST.SMALL.jpg jturner44 This is my quick tool for finding the center point of a dowel or any small circle.For the most part I'll use this to find the center of table legs so I can drill and install a threaded screw to attach to a mounting plate.It works on the same principle of connecting the corners diagonally on a square...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:02:29 PDT
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stow-Away-Whiteboard-and-Magnetic-Tool-Holder/
Stow-Away Whiteboard and Magnetic Tool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/7KLQ/HXLD4JGV/FKW7KLQHXLD4JGV.SMALL.jpg klee27x Add a sliding, tilting whiteboard or a slick magnetic tool holder to your bench without hogging up precious space. How it works, vid http://vid18.photobucket.com/albums/b103/klee27x/DSC_1388_zpsfd11701e.mp4 Unused space = opportunity First, identify underutilized space underneath shelving. The...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:49:57 PDT
'3rd Hand' Leather Stitching Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/3rd-Hand-Leather-Stitching-Clamp/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:13:04 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Lapstrake-Clamps-For-Boat-Builders/
Quick And Easy Lapstrake Clamps For Boat Builders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/3NVY/HWXLGW9K/FI03NVYHWXLGW9K.SMALL.jpg antagonizer When you venture into the world of boat building, you quickly realize that standard woodworking clamps are pretty limited in their functionality. The design of the woodworking clamp incorporates strength and pressure, and while that may be useful when building a cabinet, their shallow clamping depth...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:30:11 PDT
Custom Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Router-Table-1/
Custom Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/YZR9/HX1WALBC/F21YZR9HX1WALBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/YZR9/HX1WALBC/F21YZR9HX1WALBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/YZR9/HX1WALBC/F21YZR9HX1WALBC.SMALL.jpg FlintOls As part of the build night this last weekend for our local makerspace (the Rabbit Hole), it was decided they needed a router table. I was familiar with the concept, so I took the opportunity to help build one, with some maker design elements. Design Idea First step was to get a rough Idea of wha...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:48:12 PDT
Fathersday Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathersday-Gift/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:42:26 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/81TC/HWNUJ5GJ/FHB81TCHWNUJ5GJ.SMALL.jpg Hey Jude The perfect way to store your sharp tools under your desk. Made from re-purposed kitchen cabinet runners and some scrap wood. This Instructable also expands on how to do this with no specialist power-tools for low cost. WHY I MADE THIS: I just moved to London (to start working at sugru). London ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Sander / grinder from an old hard disk http://www.instructables.com/id/Sander-grinder-from-an-old-hard-disk/
Sander / grinder from an old hard disk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/7K3H/HWNU7JPI/FAB7K3HHWNU7JPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/7K3H/HWNU7JPI/FAB7K3HHWNU7JPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/7K3H/HWNU7JPI/FAB7K3HHWNU7JPI.SMALL.jpg SussoGobbino Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to my new Instructable.I will quickly cover the main steps on how to make a simple sander / grinder using a hard disk. That's kind of out of focus, but look at those sparks. Yummy scorching particles. Open it up I chose a 7200rpm HDD. No particular reason, ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:06:35 PDT
Bike stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-stand/
Bike stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/28LA/HWKCDHD9/F9B28LAHWKCDHD9.SMALL.jpg psauvignac First, sorry for my english, it is not my mother tongue and I struggle a bit with the DIY vocabulary ;)Second, I know that my instructable does not have a huge added value but I just wanted to share it as is was my first DIY thing that I entirely complete by myself. I know that welds are not very go...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:40:41 PDT
Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
Fixing A Cheap Anvil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 Cleaning Up Original Surface If you have a cheap anvil that's made of cast iron or a soft material that you've already put to use and the face is pitted from the hammer striking it try to get it as flat as possible. Prepping The Plate Now that you have your tool steel plate or whatever type ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
Blacksmithing Tool Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-Tool-Rack/
Blacksmithing Tool Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/H7OS/HVRYPNDC/F20H7OSHVRYPNDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/H7OS/HVRYPNDC/F20H7OSHVRYPNDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/H7OS/HVRYPNDC/F20H7OSHVRYPNDC.SMALL.jpg builderofcoolthings In this video, I show you how to build a basic yet strong rack to hold all of your tools such as tongs, hammers, and hardies. It's one of the finest racks out there, if I do say so my self. Make sure to drop a comment on here or on the video if you have any questions/thoughts!
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Thu, 29 May 2014 07:33:25 PDT
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-LED-Dewalt-flashlight-mod/
8000 lumen LED Dewalt flashlight mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/WI23/HVNXTLNL/FTOWI23HVNXTLNL.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This instrucable will show you how to modify a Dewalt 18v incandescent cordless light. The modification entails adding a 18V to 35V dc/dc step-up converter and a 8000 lumen LED. Materials ToolsDrill Dremel with cutting tool - To check out my homemade All purpose Dremel blade click HERESoldering ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 21:08:05 PDT
Portable Metal Bandsaw Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Metal-Bandsaw-Stand/
Portable Metal Bandsaw Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HXCI/HVGXSACN/FG0HXCIHVGXSACN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HXCI/HVGXSACN/FG0HXCIHVGXSACN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/HXCI/HVGXSACN/FG0HXCIHVGXSACN.SMALL.jpg Ryan Depace This Instrucatable will show the constructed portable metal bandsaw stand including the tools and parts used. The Tools and Matierals ToolsPortable bandsaw - Milwaukee metal bandsawGrinderFileTable SawDrillscrew Driver WrenchMatierals1 - 8' piece of half(shallow) strut8 - strut 90's19 - 1/4" or 3...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:24:37 PDT
Make a shop sanding block http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-shop-sanding-block/
Make a shop sanding block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OYFF/HV9FX62S/F3FOYFFHV9FX62S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OYFF/HV9FX62S/F3FOYFFHV9FX62S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/OYFF/HV9FX62S/F3FOYFFHV9FX62S.SMALL.jpg gadgetlam There are many commercially available sanding blocks for different purposes out there. Simple blocks of rubber, fancy injected molded plastic with cam action holding points, premade sections of foam that have sanding grit applied. Sometimes though you need a simple flat sanding block with no give ...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 10:41:15 PDT
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit http://www.instructables.com/id/Freeing-a-Black-and-Decker-RTX-or-Dremel-Bit/
Freeing a Black and Decker RTX (or Dremel) Bit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N3QV/HV85MXZ5/F18N3QVHV85MXZ5.SMALL.jpg wilwrk4tls I managed to get a bit stuck in my rotary tool. I happen to have a Black and Decker RTX, which is fully compatible with Dremel bits, attachments and the like (and has more torque, or did when I bought it many moons ago). But, I managed to tighten a bit into the chuck too tight to be able to get it...
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Thu, 15 May 2014 11:03:17 PDT
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-Shock-Sleeve-Collars-For-Hand-Tools/
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SMALL.jpg qakaos Here's a quick rainy day weekend project!..I'm sure most people have older hand tools stored away in the garden shed that have had a hard life - as you can see my mattock that I picked up from a garage sale is no exception. This one in its past has suffered a few "miss hits" causing split damage to ...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 16:20:08 PDT
wooden Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-Mallet/
wooden Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/4WF6/HUU1CVN3/FWV4WF6HUU1CVN3.SMALL.jpg dalegribble I'm always tapping on things in my workshop. Usually a ball peen is close by but will Mar or dent metal or wood. So I figure a good thing to have around is a Malley. choosing the lumber This is a piece of black walnut that is from a fallen limb. It happens to be free but after playing with it the...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 19:46:56 PDT
DIY Automatic Mini Whisk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Mini-Whisk/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 00:39:39 PDT
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-center-finder-tool-quick-cheap-easy/
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SMALL.jpg DrPeper This is a quick method to make a small tool which allows you to find the centers of circular shaped objects, such as disks or the ends of cylindrical objects. You place it on the edge of a round object so that the pins underneath rest against the sides of the object, then draw a line along the stra...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 01:52:06 PDT