Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 04:40:19 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:38:07 PST
Make It - Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Moxon-Vise/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:44:52 PST
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
How to Re-Pin a Lock Without Original Key http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Re-Pin-a-Lock-Without-Original-Key/
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 14:39:42 PDT
How to get scratches out your motorbike plastics http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-scratches-out-your-motorbike-plastics/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 03:48:06 PDT
Skil 574 Circular Saw Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Skil-574-Circular-Saw-Disassembly/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 13:45:46 PST
Turn any nut into a die http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-nut-into-a-die/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 05:43:34 PDT
Make your own "Hallmark" stamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Hallmark-stamp/
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Tue, 5 Feb 2013 20:39:50 PST
A Marking Gauge You Can't Buy http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Marking-Gauge-You-Cant-Buy/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:14:09 PDT
More Dremel Than Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/More-Dremel-Than-Dremel/
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Sat, 26 Feb 2011 14:52:33 PST
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 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
Large dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-dining-table/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Inexpensive thread chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-thread-chaser/
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 12:52:33 PDT
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Stand-From-Scrap-Lumber/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:30:54 PDT
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-6-Bench-Vise/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:34:01 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Old-Cordless-Tools-to-Lithium-Power/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 22:48:05 PDT
How to make a track saw guide for a circular saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Track-Saw-Guide-for-a-Circular-Saw/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 20:06:50 PDT
Build a Toaster Oven Mini-Vacuum Former http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Toaster-Oven-Mini-Vacuum-Former/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:19:10 PDT
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dead-Blow-Hammer-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 A Dead-Blow Hammer is a hammer that doesn't bounce back up when hit, and less force is required when using it, because of it's weight. This type of hammer also saves a lot of time and effort, when compared to a regular mallet (soft hammer). Did you know you can make, and choose the exact weight that...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 11:31:29 PDT
Servicing Front Brake Calipers http://www.instructables.com/id/Servicing-Front-Brake-Calipers/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:07:41 PDT
Build a wooden concrete bull float http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-wooden-concrete-bull-float/
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 16:25:43 PST
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-straighten-and-sharpen-a-lawnmower-blade-1/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:04:50 PDT
Cleaning Rust Off of Tools Without Harsh Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Cleaning-Rust-Off-of-Tools-Without-Harsh-Chemicals/
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Mon, 23 May 2016 19:23:47 PDT
Metal Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Bender/
Metal Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/AUQ4/H05NT85D/F9HAUQ4H05NT85D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/AUQ4/H05NT85D/F9HAUQ4H05NT85D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/AUQ4/H05NT85D/F9HAUQ4H05NT85D.SMALL.jpg BruRomeo No matter what your hobby, sometimes you need to bend some light weight metal into nice, circular shapes.  This instructable will show you how to make a metal roller out of old printer rollers and some angle iron.  So far, I have used this bender to make circles out of 1x1/16 aluminum for some of m...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 12:12:59 PDT
In-between tape measure http://www.instructables.com/id/In-between-Tape-Measure/
In-between tape measure - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Have you ever struggled to accurately measure between two surfaces?I have recently been up-cycling an old shelving unit and needed to measure between the bottoms of two housings in the shelves to cut in dividers. [Housings are the grooves that are cut into timber planks to allow another timber plank...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 16:27:47 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Honing-Guide-For-Sharpening/
How to Make a Magnetic Honing Guide (For Sharpening Chisels & Hand Planes) | DIY Woodworking Tools #5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 "When the [wood's] grain tears out, I wanna tear my hair out." - GmoonWhile this problem does not occur because of Trichotillomania, It definitely does happen because you aren't sharpening your Hand-Planes correctly.An easy way to hold a Hand-Plane, Or a Chisel in place while sharpening, Is by using...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 10:36:52 PDT
Make your own clay-sculpting loop tools-revised version (updated 7 Sept 09) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-clay-sculpting-loop-tools/
Make your own clay-sculpting loop tools-revised version (updated 7 Sept 09) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SMALL.jpg stuartbray Sculpting tools are essential kit for sculpting in clay or oil based clays such as plasteline (a high grade plasticine), wax or chavant. Usually, there are two main kinds of sculpting tools-the stick-like variety which usually are used for adding material, and loops which are used for taking away....
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 13:33:52 PDT
Flip Top Tool Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-Tool-Stand-1/
Flip Top Tool Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6OY8/INER11U9/FEA6OY8INER11U9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6OY8/INER11U9/FEA6OY8INER11U9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6OY8/INER11U9/FEA6OY8INER11U9.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel.Here is a project that is great for any small shop. Double the effectiveness of your floor space with this Flip Top Tool stand. It can hold any number of benchtop tools including planers, mitersaws, sanders, drill presses, etc.Tools: ...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:39:05 PDT
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I would say that this Drill-Press Stand looks horrible, But Drill-Press Stands might have feelings, So I'm not going to say that.I might as well also get an award for that-- The last thing you need to make a Drill-Press Stand cry, The salt in the tears would make it rust even more!I recently found a...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Woodworking clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-clamps/
Woodworking clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SMALL.jpg Roninofthewest Okay, I finally got a camera, I finally got the time, and now I can finally post my first instructable. This may be a little difficult for newest of woodworkers, but for those that passed high-school shop class with a B average this shouldn't be to hard. This is a great project for anyone who wants ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:58:19 PDT
3 Super Easy Golf Ball Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Super-Easy-Golf-Ball-Hacks/
3 Super Easy Golf Ball Hacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SMALL.jpg cdsgraphic Are these hacks? Or Upcycling, or Recycling, or whatever you call it...Here are some super quick and easy things to do with old golf balls.Each project really only takes a few minutes and basic tools.What to do with buckets full of old golf balls?Turn them into useful items!Make great gifts.Decor fo...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:24:20 PDT
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hot-Glue-Mallet-Rubber-Hammer-DIY-Wo/
Make Your Own Hot-Glue Mallet! (Rubber Hammer) | DIY Woodworking Tools #4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Why would I buy a Rubber Mallet? Why should I pay almost $10 for a small piece of rubber and a handle?Well, I can make one with several sticks of Hot-Glue!In my experiments, A Rubber Mallet is even BETTER than a Wooden Mallet for Chisel-work. Keep this in mind, Fellow Woodworkers! ;)This project was...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:23:24 PDT
The Beautiful Cutting Board....I ruined http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beautiful-Cutting-BoardI-ruined/
The Beautiful Cutting Board....I ruined - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/1JJH/IGY262SM/FRK1JJHIGY262SM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/1JJH/IGY262SM/FRK1JJHIGY262SM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/1JJH/IGY262SM/FRK1JJHIGY262SM.SMALL.jpg Corasaurus Rex Okay so this was a learning experience, I was asked by a friend to make a gift for his "Stag" and I was going to put together a basket of preserved meats, some nice cheeses and a really high end cutting board that I would make.I successfully made the cutting board which looked amazing I was SO Happy...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:04:13 PST
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
Some tips for handling an electrician's snake ("fish tape") http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-tips-for-handling-an-electricians-snake-fi/
Some tips for handling an electrician's snake ("fish tape") - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/YB9T/FCHYO3V5/F19YB9TFCHYO3V5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/YB9T/FCHYO3V5/F19YB9TFCHYO3V5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F19/YB9T/FCHYO3V5/F19YB9TFCHYO3V5.SMALL.jpg regisd The fish tape, or snake, is an important tool for everything from pulling wires through a pipe to fishing wires from one end of a house to the other above a ceiling in an attic or up several floors through a plumbing chase. One of the first challenges the novice snake-user encounters is unrolling t...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 07:01:38 PST
Homemade card scrapers http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Card-Scrapers/
Homemade card scrapers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SMALL.jpg CraftAndu It's hard to think of a simpler yet more effective woodworking tool than the cabinet scraper – a flat, thin, post card-sized sheet of spring steel dragged by hand across a wood surface to leave a glass-smooth finish. - MacdonaldSome time ago I got my first card scraper. I had been looking for one fo...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 03:17:03 PDT
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions http://www.instructables.com/id/Adirondack-Beach-Chair-W-2-Positions/
Adirondack Beach Chair w/ 2 Positions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/T7MQ/ILID2TEB/F3VT7MQILID2TEB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/T7MQ/ILID2TEB/F3VT7MQILID2TEB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/T7MQ/ILID2TEB/F3VT7MQILID2TEB.SMALL.jpg Midnight-Maker I have always wanted to make my own camping chairs. I started out with a Kentucky Stick Chair, which was cheap to build and surprisingly comfortable, but not very elegant. After years of searching, I found the answer in these two-piece beach chairs in the classic Adirondack style. I purchased the...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:33:54 PST
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dumpster-Wood-Electric-Guitar-Using-Basic-Hand-Too/
Dumpster Wood Electric Guitar (Using Basic Hand Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SMALL.jpg awesomecreations I built this guitar from wood I pulled from a dumpster, as the title suggests, and used mostly hand tools. I did use two power tools, a drill and a dremel.It took me over a month to make, spending on average about 8-10 hours a day on it. I am including many pictures in this guide, just in case my de...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:25:29 PST
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-Your-Shop-With-French-Cleat-Tool-Storage/
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SMALL.jpg fixthisbuildthat If you liked the video please subscribe to my YouTube channel.I have a French Cleat Tool Storage System in my shop that makes moving all my tool storage items super easy when I want to reconfigure things. I have dedicated plans for all the items you see in the picture over at FixThisBuildThat.com. ...
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:07:38 PST
Electrolysis Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Bucket/
Electrolysis Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This is a method of rust removal that is effortless and effective.Warning: Do not do this inside. Hydrogen gas is produced and can ignite in enclosed spaces. Remove flames, cigarettes, etc. from the area. Use gloves and avoid touching the electrodes. Measure Find a 5 gallon bucket and measure t...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 15:25:18 PST
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance http://www.instructables.com/id/Yankee-Screwdriver-Maintenance/
Yankee Screwdriver Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SMALL.jpg garooob Yankee Screwdriver cleaning and repairIntroaThe Yankee screwdriver, as it is most commonly known, is my favorite tool. I wanted to write this because instructions on how to clean or even disassemble one of these are hard to find in anything other than bits and pieces online. In books? Maybe, but....
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Sat, 30 May 2009 21:00:05 PDT
DIY Spot Welder From Microwave - Now With OLED Display! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spot-Welder-From-Microwave/
DIY Spot Welder From Microwave - Now With OLED Display! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/UGM5/IKJ8KQHC/FOMUGM5IKJ8KQHC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/UGM5/IKJ8KQHC/FOMUGM5IKJ8KQHC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/UGM5/IKJ8KQHC/FOMUGM5IKJ8KQHC.SMALL.jpg JackDavies This project is an outline of how to build a resistance spot welder using salvaged parts from an old microwave. Im using it to weld nickel tabs onto 18650 battery cells but depending on how you position the arms it can be used to weld sheet metal and other metals objects. Lets get welding! Salvage...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 14:00:40 PST
Make A One Desk Electronics Lab (in a small place, for beginners) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-One-Desk-Electronics-Lab-in-a-Small-Place-f/
Make A One Desk Electronics Lab (in a small place, for beginners) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/YQHB/IKECNPND/F6AYQHBIKECNPND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/YQHB/IKECNPND/F6AYQHBIKECNPND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/YQHB/IKECNPND/F6AYQHBIKECNPND.SMALL.jpg Imetomi Living without closets and without a work room isn't easy, really don't like that I have a small room. We have a weekend house, that I'm visiting very often because I have a whole electronics lab there (with Arduino stations and many more), but here at home in my extremly small room I haven't enough...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 13:02:44 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