Instructables: exploring - workshop - tool http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:15:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Nut Driver Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Nut-Driver-Holder/
Nut Driver Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/34QI/HU842I3Z/FFX34QIHU842I3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/34QI/HU842I3Z/FFX34QIHU842I3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/34QI/HU842I3Z/FFX34QIHU842I3Z.SMALL.jpg JoeGadget Is your workbench pegboard getting overcrowded with tools?  Or perhaps the printed sizes on your hand tools seem to be getting a little smaller and blurrier every year?  Perhaps this nut driver holder will help with both of those issues.  The same basic design can be applied to other similar tools...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:27:37 PDT
Multi use portable Work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-use-portable-Work-station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SMALL.jpg Triclaw  It rolls up and fits in your pocket or trunk of the car you could make a dozen a fill an tool box or even a bug out bag uses are numerous . For this instructable I used my sculpting and pottery tools But it can be adapted for a almost unlimited amount of uses and used in almost any where it can be ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:39:30 PDT
Tool belt from plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-belt-from-plastic-bottle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SMALL.jpg Graham Lane Here's an endlessly cheap solution to carrying screwdrivers and screws when you're up steps or ladders. You can modify a collection of these in different ways for different tools. You need: A plastic bottle A bandsaw, ideally, but strong scissors will do A drill or something to piece holes Cut a...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 01:45:08 PDT
How to Secure Leatherman Style Pouch When the Velcro is Wornout http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Secure-Leatherman-Style-Pouch-When-the-Velc/
How to Secure Leatherman Style Pouch When the Velcro is Wornout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/NSG0/HTOUFVHT/FGYNSG0HTOUFVHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/NSG0/HTOUFVHT/FGYNSG0HTOUFVHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/NSG0/HTOUFVHT/FGYNSG0HTOUFVHT.SMALL.jpg sixsmith If you have a multitool that you keep in a Velcro sheath, you have probably had that Velcro wear out, especially if you use your multitool regularly. I decided to mod my Leatherman Wave pouch after the tool fell out while I was jogging to class last week. The pouch in the Instructible is a modif...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 18:05:02 PDT
Simple continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-continuity-tester-2/
Simple continuity tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ZRN5/HTK5M7GW/FCMZRN5HTK5M7GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ZRN5/HTK5M7GW/FCMZRN5HTK5M7GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/ZRN5/HTK5M7GW/FCMZRN5HTK5M7GW.SMALL.jpg jaimealmeida In this instructable, we can see how to make one simple tool to verify the electrical continuiity, using 2 old pens and one old 9V battery. Material Parts and materials: 2 old pens (optionally equals) 1 old 9V battery 1 LED (of any colour) 2 pieces of a single-line wire of 1.5mm (5cm long) 1 piec...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 14:14:13 PDT
Making a Kant Twist Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Kant-Twist-Clamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/C2RT/HTEUFUXW/FF2C2RTHTEUFUXW.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever Face it, tools are cool! Sometimes tools are so cool that you want them, regardless if they are unavailable to you. Such was the case with the Kant twist clamp. Living in Sweden these clamps are not available, and entirely unheard of, but the desire to have one was still there. Aside from being a u...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:45:53 PDT
How to Read a Speed Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Read-a-Speed-Square/
How to Read a Speed Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/29R1/HT73L3O1/FUN29R1HT73L3O1.SMALL.jpg dcarter23  The aim of this tutorial is to provide an understanding of how to read two main scales on a speed square.  A speed square is a tool that just about every carpenter will have in her bag. It can be used to make lines perpendicular (square) to a board's edge. And it can be used to mark any angle (bet...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:25:05 PDT
Gmod Tool Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Gmod-Tool-Gun/
Gmod Tool Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/HRHH/HT5CUGLY/FB2HRHHHT5CUGLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/HRHH/HT5CUGLY/FB2HRHHHT5CUGLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/HRHH/HT5CUGLY/FB2HRHHHT5CUGLY.SMALL.jpg samhdawg First First you have to get two prices of black foamboard and draw a revolver shape on it and cut it out with your parent. Second Get a black sharpie and color all the black spots. Third Get duck tape and tape it together( use different kinds to make it look more like it)! Fourth Now ...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:37:33 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Jigsaw2Bandsaw Portable Worksation http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Jigsaw2Bandsaw-Workstation/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:58:41 PDT
Recycling paper to make seed pots http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-paper-to-make-seed-pots/
Recycling paper to make seed pots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/R51F/HT18T4ED/FZZR51FHT18T4ED.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR I've seen a number of these types of seed pots. They are a great way to recycle your newspaper or any other biodegradable rubbish that comes through your letter boxes these days.   Those that I've found have been made by hand either by folding (Origami style) into boxes or by hand rolling cyli...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:05:28 PDT
Fix your rakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-your-rakes/
Fix your rakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/Q9G9/HSVT9AMV/F7CQ9G9HSVT9AMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/Q9G9/HSVT9AMV/F7CQ9G9HSVT9AMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/Q9G9/HSVT9AMV/F7CQ9G9HSVT9AMV.SMALL.jpg roballoba Rakes Break. Fix them! it's usually just the handles that wear out, weather and snap. It happened to two of mine. I came across some handles and thought it was time to have long rakes again! Supplies needed: Broken Rake New Handle Spray paint Baling wire Tools used: Screwdriver Belt Sander Mallet ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:55:56 PDT
How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Miniature-Adjustable-Square/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/XY7R/HSM55HGF/FFTXY7RHSM55HGF.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever How to Make a Miniature Adjustable Square In the workshop you oftentimes need to make sure things are square, meaning that a certain corner is right angled. Sometimes the things you need to check are small, which makes using a big square somewhat of a hassle. If you have access to the right machines...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:54:59 PDT
Door Trimming Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Trimming-Jig/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 04:51:08 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://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
A simple gauge for setting tool height in the lathe. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-gauge-for-setting-tool-height-in-the-lath/
A simple gauge for setting tool height in the lathe. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/OWA8/HSHEEW2V/FB8OWA8HSHEEW2V.SMALL.jpg JParis44 I made it at TechShop! This is a simple gauge for quickly setting tool height in a lathe. If you're using a lantern or four-way style toolpost these can be invaluable, but they are very convenient even with a quick change toolpost! Just place the tool on your cross slide and set the height of th...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 05:11:35 PST
Make A Portable Disc Sander/table Saw from an Angle Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Portable-Disc-Sandertable-Saw-from-an-Angle/
Make A Portable Disc Sander/table Saw from an Angle Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/A18E/HSE940FY/FU2A18EHSE940FY.SMALL.jpg mnmmihir This instructable will demonstrate how to make a disc sander or table saw from an angle grinder. I a disc sander is shown for safety, but you can make a table saw by simply swapping out the wheel on the grinder. Make sure that the blade is going toward the wood. Please vote for me in the contests t...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 04:23:31 PST
How to make a Tiny Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Tiny-Hammer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/PGHW/HSCYADY6/F15PGHWHSCYADY6.SMALL.jpg Switch and Lever "When all you have is a hammer everything around you looks like a nail"  That may not be an exact quote, but something like that was what Abraham Maslow said back in the '60s, and if he's right, following this instructable you can go around bopping everything like a nail. Barring ants, you won't hu...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 05:41:41 PST
Target Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Target-Feeder/
Target Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SW93/HS4VRFRL/FANSW93HS4VRFRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SW93/HS4VRFRL/FANSW93HS4VRFRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/SW93/HS4VRFRL/FANSW93HS4VRFRL.SMALL.jpg ElectricBlue123 Ok this is a project you can put together for less then 5.00$$ ( I made mine for 1.50 $$ or what not ). What you need 1.some rigid aquarium tubing ( from your local fish store ) ( length based on the depth of your aquarium ) 2. One syringe ( from your local fish store ).3. And about 3 feet of soft a...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:30:06 PST
How to Make a Portable Slim Tool Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Portable-Slim-Tool-Case/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:10:31 PST
Easy Store Flipboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Store-Flipboard/
Easy Store Flipboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/80LD/HS18HXDF/F0W80LDHS18HXDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/80LD/HS18HXDF/F0W80LDHS18HXDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/80LD/HS18HXDF/F0W80LDHS18HXDF.SMALL.jpg NEIN Easy Store Flip What?? I originally got the idea for this from an old Make Magazine, but I never got around to building it. Then one day while looking at the state of the toolboard down at my local hackspace, I decided to put one together. However, I didn't like the idea of using pipe rather then...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:06:56 PST
Leatherworkers Tool Carousel http://www.instructables.com/id/Leatherworkers-Tool-Carousel/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:40:12 PST
Hard tool steel from allen keys for punching mild steel plate http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-tool-steel-from-allen-keys-for-punching-mild-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N2O1/HRWNBK07/FZTN2O1HRWNBK07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N2O1/HRWNBK07/FZTN2O1HRWNBK07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/N2O1/HRWNBK07/FZTN2O1HRWNBK07.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:18:57 PST
piston pin puller http://www.instructables.com/id/piston-pin-puller/
piston pin puller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/6O6F/HRWNBFL4/FX26O6FHRWNBFL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/6O6F/HRWNBFL4/FX26O6FHRWNBFL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/6O6F/HRWNBFL4/FX26O6FHRWNBFL4.SMALL.jpg jacktopus an easy, cheap way to break an old piston pin out to replace the head ( big bore kit users for dirtbikes use this technique a lot) youll need                     2 washers (I only have one shown but i wish I used two :-(  )                     one hexagonally headed threaded rod 1/4" by 3.5...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:21:15 PST
Ultra Portable Dremel Solar Cell Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Portable-Dremel-Table-Saw/
Ultra Portable Dremel Solar Cell Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/HWWP/HRTWL82K/F2RHWWPHRTWL82K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/HWWP/HRTWL82K/F2RHWWPHRTWL82K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/HWWP/HRTWL82K/F2RHWWPHRTWL82K.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle I used this table saw for my solar USB charger prototypes (Solarpad): www.solarcyclepower.com It's not a fast cutter, but it can cut solar cells, thin sheets, plastics, and much more! I wouldn't use this saw for very heavy objects because most of the parts are plastic. All you need is: 2 c...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 23:50:20 PST
Simple Prybar for pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Prybar-for-pallets/
Simple Prybar for pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/B4HL/HRTKJJCF/F8VB4HLHRTKJJCF.SMALL.jpg darren8306 This is a simple prybar made to break pallets, while saving more of the wood. This project will require one length of 1" square tubing, 1/8" wall, approximately 6' in length. Welding machine. Hacksaw or other tool to cut tubing. Wire brush or other tool to prep surfaces for welding. Plan an...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
Make A Portable Tool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Portable-Tool-Holder/
Make A Portable Tool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/0EDP/HRS60HH1/F590EDPHRS60HH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/0EDP/HRS60HH1/F590EDPHRS60HH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/0EDP/HRS60HH1/F590EDPHRS60HH1.SMALL.jpg mnmmihir This instructable will show you how to make a portable tool holder out of an old suitcase. Btw this is my first instructable!PLEASE VOTE FOR ME!Thanks! Parts And Tools Needed Glue (hot glue, epoxy, or caulking...) or Velcro SuitcaseOld tool containers and other containers Test Fit The Containe...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:11:08 PST
Urethane Flat Belt Welding Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Flat-Belt-Welding-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SMALL.jpg LOTL After pricing specialty tools made for welding flat urethane belts, i decided to make my own. I have a kit for welding round, V and flat belts up to 1 1/2" and needed a tool for welding 2" flat belts. It was a one time job and the tools for doing this cost $300-$400. List of parts purchased. 1 - Lo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:26:59 PST
round tool, box organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/round-tool-box-organizer/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:39:40 PST
Lasercut Measuring Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasercut-Measuring-Tool/
Lasercut Measuring Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/IVXM/HRKQZJSI/FYKIVXMHRKQZJSI.SMALL.jpg scottkildall I've been working in various shops for years and I often run across unlabeled shelves of material that have different thicknesses. What's a shop rat to do? This simple measuring tool fits in your pocket or a tool drawer and circumvents using the measuring tape, which is less accurate and more work ...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:04:10 PST
DIY Laser Etching Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
DIY Laser Etching Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SMALL.jpg Zinventor I recently built a laser etching machine, and this Instructable covers the process I followed while making it, as well as some basic usage tips! I've entered a couple contests with this Instructable, so if you like what you see, I'd greatly appreciate your vote! and be sure to check out all the...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:14 PST
Wood table top tool box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-table-top-tool-box/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:04:07 PST
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-circular-bench-saw-from-scrap/
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Try to salvage little electric motors from scrap, because you can usually find a way to reuse them. I don't remember where this motor comes from, I've got it many years ago when I used to dismount everything I bumped into, anyway when I found it the other day I immediately pictured a small bench saw...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:41:53 PST
Razor Sharp Razor Blade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Sharp-Razor-Blade-Knife/
Razor Sharp Razor Blade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/AGQZ/HJAI6E8E/FZ9AGQZHJAI6E8E.SMALL.jpg number8wire When you need a knife that is razor blade sharp why not use a razor blade?  Usually it's because razor blades on their own are so damn dangerous. This project turns a razor blade into a very handy, compact, accurate and most importantly, safe knife. Warning:  this project involves very sharp implem...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 20:31:02 PST
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Foot-Operated-Hold-Down-Tool/
Foot Operated Hold-Down Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/AABN/HQCWFZ5D/FZNAABNHQCWFZ5D.SMALL.jpg nkirkby This is a good way of securely holding round or otherwise vise-unfriendly things without marring them. great for spoons, tuning pegs, and other fiddly items. also known as a bench loop, this tool uses a piece of rope to hold the workpiece in a 'V' shaped groove.  The groove prevents the piece from ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 22:56:11 PST
Para cord Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Para-cord-Wrench/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:57:16 PST
Rolling Backpack To Stackable Storage Dolly http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Backpack-To-Stackable-Storage-Dolly/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:22:02 PST
Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-12/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:38:29 PST
Tuning Pegs and Matching Tapered Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuning-Pegs-and-Matching-Tapered-Holes/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 12:03:07 PST
How to Make a Tool Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Tool-Board/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:20:09 PST
Home Made Table Saws http://www.instructables.com/id/Dangerous-Home-Made-Table-Saws/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/NXMQ/HQCWGLX0/FSINXMQHQCWGLX0.SMALL.jpg blkhawk An important note is that all of these homemade table saws lack safety features like anti kickback and shields to protect the operators. Reproduce any of these projects at your own risk! Be safe! null null null null null null null null null null null nul...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:16:14 PST
Paint can opener that is better than a screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-can-opener-that-is-better-than-a-screwdriver/
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 15:27:04 PST
Rebuilding a Craftsman Table Saw! **The alternative to a new cheap saw** http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-Craftsman-Table-Saw-The-alternative-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/HL4J/HPQO9O2D/F37HL4JHPQO9O2D.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios I get asked a lot about what is the best new saw to buy on a budget.  My answer always is, don't.  Go find an older, belt driven Craftsman 10 inch saw and rebuild it.  They are as common as a rusty nail and not much more money.  I think people avoid the prospect because they are seduced by the 'feat...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 14:26:10 PST
Variable-width mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Variable-width-mitre-box/
Variable-width mitre box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/IVUQ/HPPSA7C5/F74IVUQHPPSA7C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/IVUQ/HPPSA7C5/F74IVUQHPPSA7C5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/IVUQ/HPPSA7C5/F74IVUQHPPSA7C5.SMALL.jpg timmolderez A mitre box is a handy woodworking tool used to guide a backsaw, so you can make clean and precise cuts with it. In this instructable, we're not just making any plain-old mitre box: This mitre box has an adjustable width, so you can use it to cut wood of all sorts of shapes and sizes. In fact, you c...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:16:33 PST
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Forge-required-Knife/
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SMALL.jpg Paracordaholic Hey this is a knife I made out of a piece of a metal fire pit grate I will be making more updates and will add more as i have time, enjoy. metal Basically for a no forge knife you need some already flat but durable metal such as lawnmower blades then you need to flatten any curves in the metal (s...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:59:28 PST
Homemade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Knife-4/
Homemade Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/AFQU/HP4LP5M9/FHRAFQUHP4LP5M9.SMALL.jpg fedegarcia this is my second knife, i did it at school in my free periods, so i hope you all like it Making Old Tool Soft For Shaping at first, put your old tool inside an oven (900degree celsius). after the tool is all colour red, take it off from the oven and let it become cold inside of a bowl full of sa...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:10:02 PST
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Multifunction-Pocket-Tool/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
Pocket Sized Solder Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Sized-Solder-Fume-Extractor/
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:06:07 PST
Magnetic Tool Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Tool-Hanger/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 17:58:30 PST
Rebuilding a WWII Air Compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-WWII-Air-Compressor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/6L45/HMWVZTSO/FBU6L45HMWVZTSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/6L45/HMWVZTSO/FBU6L45HMWVZTSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/6L45/HMWVZTSO/FBU6L45HMWVZTSO.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Putting an old war horse back together after having the crankshaft machined.  This compressor is lacking the name plate, just two rivets sticking out.  We would love to know more about it if you recognize the brand.  We know it is all American made and we think the build date is some time in 1943.  ...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 08:28:35 PDT