Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Mar 2017 01:19:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Portable Panel Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Portable-Panel-Saw/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:25:47 PDT
Giant Homemade 16" Disc Sander (for the Lathe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Homemade-16-Disc-Sander-for-the-Lathe/
Giant Homemade 16" Disc Sander (for the Lathe) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX5/HAGG/J0COWRPQ/FX5HAGGJ0COWRPQ.SMALL.jpg JackmanWorks Homemade 16" disk sander for my lathe, 2 tools in 1! The sanding disk is made from doubled up 3/4" plywood mounted to a face plate. The table is made from 3/4" plywood too mounted square to the disk. It attached to the lathe bed using 4 bolts at the location where an extension bed usually mounts, al...
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 20:21:50 PDT
How to sell custom knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sell-custom-knives/
How to sell custom knives - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/S5NO/IEQYBY95/F5FS5NOIEQYBY95.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/S5NO/IEQYBY95/F5FS5NOIEQYBY95.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/S5NO/IEQYBY95/F5FS5NOIEQYBY95.SMALL.jpg Mak5 Thanks for clicking in!First of all - Disclaimer and warnings:1. I'm a lucky, amateur knife maker - This is not THE way to make and sell knives for profit. It is only my way.2. I stumbled on this by accident.3. Monetizing your hobby can ruin it. Be ready for that.Now, that the boring stuff is out of...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:55:44 PDT
Great Projects from Old How-to Magazines http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Projects-from-Old-How-to-Magazines/
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Sat, 16 Apr 2011 05:40:08 PDT
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Drill-Press-for-FREE/
Build Your Own Drill Press for FREE! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/I105/J048KVK6/FYEI105J048KVK6.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've come to the point where can't build more advanced woodworking projects, due to the lack of a drill press*. I have a list of tons of projects that I want to attempt, yet am unable to complete them due to the lack of a proper drill press - one that can drill at a 90 degree angle.I am unable to fi...
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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:02:36 PDT
How to Drill Straight Holes Without a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Drill-Straight-Holes-Without-a-Drill-Press/
How to Drill Straight Holes Without a Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PSVE/IZQA5142/FUEPSVEIZQA5142.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PSVE/IZQA5142/FUEPSVEIZQA5142.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/PSVE/IZQA5142/FUEPSVEIZQA5142.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Want to learn how to drill straight holes without a drill press? Don't have a drill press, or can't take it with you to a place where a drill press can't be usedDon't want to invest in a $30 drill bit guide, aka a chunk of steel that has a few holes?Want to tap a few holes for a small project, and ...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:50:01 PST
Can You Make a Ring Out Of Wood Shavings? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-You-Make-a-Ring-Out-of-Wood-Shavings/
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 13:46:41 PST
Use a Handsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-a-Handsaw/
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Mon, 20 May 2013 14:19:14 PDT
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Workbench-and-Bench-Top-Power-Tool-Organiz/
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SMALL.jpg baker519 I have a problem in my shop, I AM RUNNING OUT OF HORIZONTAL SURFACE AREA, (tables, benches, and shelves) I have many bench top power tools that I use occasionally for different projects, but most of the time they just sit on their stand gathering dust. I have tried to get each it owns separate stan...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 11:44:59 PST
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/HAND-FORGED-Cold-Chisel-From-a-Rusty-Old-Coil-Spri/
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker One of the oldest, most important reasons for blacksmithing is tool making (if not the most important). A large part of that is making those tools from less-than-ideal or found materials. Professional smiths nowadays pretty much exclusively use "known" steels (i.e. bought steel whose exact compositi...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:39:46 PST
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Mallet-From-a-Tree-Branch-DIY-Woodworking-T/
Finger Mallet from a Tree Branch | DIY Woodworking Tools #8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/123D/IQLIDBPU/F2P123DIQLIDBPU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've built quite a bit of mallets in the past months. A Plywood Mallet, A Hot-Glue Mallet, And my favorite: A Dead-Blow Mallet from an old transformer.What I haven't built, is a small and light duty mallet. So today, I'll show you how to make a small mallet that attaches to your finger (without a ha...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 02:54:26 PDT
The easiest and cheapest Band Saw Circle Jig! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-and-Cheapest-Band-Saw-Circle-Jig/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 20:45:12 PST
Simple Height/depth Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Heightdepth-Gauge/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:54:27 PST
The Universal Multipurpose Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Universal-Multipurpose-Workbench/
The Universal Multipurpose Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/1K04/IXGFPKD4/FTE1K04IXGFPKD4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/1K04/IXGFPKD4/FTE1K04IXGFPKD4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/1K04/IXGFPKD4/FTE1K04IXGFPKD4.SMALL.jpg Dui ni shuo de dui On Instructables, more than everywhere else, almost all projects will come out from some kind of workbench. However, and after quite a bit of research, I didn't find any model of workbench actually fitting my expectations. Some looked pretty nice, some other were easy to build, heavy duty, suited fo...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:09:53 PST
Carpenters Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenters-Mallet/
Carpenters Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a carpenters mallet to knock wooden pieces together and drive dowels or chisels. Handle Cut a piece of stock for the handle. Bevel Cut the handle so that one end is 1.5" wide and the other is 1" wide. Tack a 0.25" piece of scrap to the side of the handle to make the first angle cut. Plac...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:53:30 PST
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/9Q4N/IW6PH1RV/FTB9Q4NIW6PH1RV.SMALL.jpg Well Done Tips This time I’ll show you how to make an adapter, which allow you to use lithium ion batteries at old NiCd or NiMH batteries powered cordless power tools.How I did it - you can check by looking DIY video or you can follow up instructions bellow. For this project you will need: Materials: Super glueCo...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
The BALES Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/O6A0/IKU2LO9S/FKXO6A0IKU2LO9S.SMALL.jpg -BALES- Every so often, I'll get a really nice compliment on my workshop ... the layout, the organization, the overall feel, etc.Sometimes I even get questions about my workshop ... do I have more information on a shop made jig, a specific tool question, would I recommend a tool, why did I make a certain de...
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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/
Make It - Moxon Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff I decided to finally add a proper woodworking vise to my arsenal of tools. I choose a Moxon Vise for it versatility and relatively low cost. I picked up a kit for this vise from Benchcrafted and for what you get, the price was acceptable. The downside to living in Canada is that sometimes tracking d...
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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/
Make your own "Hallmark" stamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VENR/HCJOGSNA/FDPVENRHCJOGSNA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VENR/HCJOGSNA/FDPVENRHCJOGSNA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/VENR/HCJOGSNA/FDPVENRHCJOGSNA.SMALL.jpg djokimaki By suggestion of my nephew, I decided to make my own hallmark stamp. I think anybody that makes things should have a mark of some sort, to identify them as the maker. I have used a derivation of my initials to mark some items I've made in the past using ink (most items bear no mark); time to try som...
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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/
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Back in February of 2016, I published an Instructable on 9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop, which is now one of my most viewed Instructables, with over 100,000 views!Since I can't stand messy workshops, and got so much positive feedback in part 1, In this Instructable, I'll show part ...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
Large dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-dining-table/
Large dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SMALL.jpg molarin I've always wanted a big and robust dining table, but they cost a fortune. So why not build my own? It really isn't that difficult and took me about three days to complete. This does not give you a very thorough description of how to make the table, but it will give you a rough idea of what it can l...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Inexpensive thread chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-thread-chaser/
Inexpensive thread chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SMALL.jpg trailleadr While I was rebuilding my engine I sent the heads out to be reworked.  When the heads came back they had painted them with a high temp rust inhibiting paint.  This was all well and good, but part of the problem was that the threaded holes for the rockers, in addition to other mounting points were no...
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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/
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SMALL.jpg Honus I have a portable bandsaw that I absolutely love- it's one of my favorite and most useful tools. Cutting small pieces of metal with any degree of precision can be difficult however. What I needed was a stand to turn it into a benchtop saw.This is a super simple low cost stand that is very easy to ma...
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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/
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I have a great little vise. I use it a ton (pun not intended)! The only problem with it is that it's tiny-- It opens to a little more than 1.5"I wanted to buy a bigger vise (for my birthday), but the prices are INSANE! As a "maker", I don't think it makes sense to pay $100 to $500+ on a vise, when ...
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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/
Top 10 Vise Hacks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/J8BE/IRPPMVMB/FOZJ8BEIRPPMVMB.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Get the most out of your Bench-Vise!After building three vises, I think I came up with enough tips, tricks, improvements, unusual uses, and hacks to stop you from getting screwed while DIY'ing (pun not intended!).In this Instructable I will show:How to make an improvised Drill-Press with a viseHow t...
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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/
Convert old cordless tools to Lithium power - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/OF8G/IRHV68YO/FKWOF8GIRHV68YO.SMALL.jpg Honus I have several old cordless power tools and they're all in good working condition. The trouble is the batteries all need to be replaced and the batteries are obscenely expensive. I have a really hard time paying for batteries that cost almost as much as the tool and I didn't want to discard perfectl...
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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/
How to make a track saw guide for a circular saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/8VXV/IQMKIQ1F/F8O8VXVIQMKIQ1F.SMALL.jpg diycreators In this Instructables I will be making a track saw guide. This guide is very stable and extremely accurate. You too can have the same experience, if done right. Hopefully my instructions are clear and easy to follow. Please for give me for any typos. Enjoy :)Check out the video for a more in depth t...
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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/
Build a Toaster Oven Mini-Vacuum Former - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/PRXP/IQK3RJ28/FGSPRXPIQK3RJ28.SMALL.jpg WardWorks I built a larger 18x24 bed vacuum former first, and then decided that I needed a mini vacuum former for smaller pieces and for the leftover scrap plastic from the big former. This was a weekend project and it makes great pulls. Supplies: • A $5 toaster oven from a second hand store. Make sure to g...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:19:10 PDT
Make Your Own NON Dead-Blow Hammer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dead-Blow-Hammer-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
Make Your Own NON Dead-Blow Hammer! - 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/
Servicing Front Brake Calipers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/NKES/HLPRO53K/F0XNKESHLPRO53K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/NKES/HLPRO53K/F0XNKESHLPRO53K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/NKES/HLPRO53K/F0XNKESHLPRO53K.SMALL.jpg Popular Mechanics Brake lights in front of you flash suddenly, and for no discernible reason. You mash the brake pedal to avoid rear-ending a driver who must have suddenly remembered leaving the stove on. Your car stops, but yoru’ve swerved well into the adjacent lane, where, fortunately, an alert driver slowed and p...
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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/
Build a wooden concrete bull float - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SMALL.jpg jarjarpt I needed a bull float for some concrete work I was doing at home but didn't want to pay over $200.00 to get one. I didn't want to rent one because the projects were happening over a period of months which could cost me more than buying one. So using item from around the house I made a smaller versio...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 16:25:43 PST
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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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/
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty Bending lawnmower blade is never fun and can be very frustrating. If you're ever unfortunate enough to bend one I hope this helps you fix it. So here's how I did it I took me about ten minutes to do this repair.Remember if you do this, the blade can break,so be careful and you your best judgement. ...
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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/
Cleaning Rust Off of Tools Without Harsh Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake I was given a large collection of tools (happy dance), that can easily be separated into three distinct groups.Most of the tools are in good condition. Some of the tools need a little TLC. The last group requires a tetanus shot just to get close to them.In the past would have used a sandblast cabine...
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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