Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:01:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/IDZP/FPBKZ2RB/FYDIDZPFPBKZ2RB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/OFJN/IOK9N9V3/FZ8OFJNIOK9N9V3.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/AUQ4/H05NT85D/F9HAUQ4H05NT85D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/AUQ4/H05NT85D/F9HAUQ4H05NT85D.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/4S3W/IO25AD83/FFL4S3WIO25AD83.SQUARE.jpg http://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 (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw (AKA the Jigsaw Table) | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/0AYM/INYS53PR/FHE0AYMINYS53PR.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/5ER4/FVTVXJKR/FT45ER4FVTVXJKR.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DBDU/IN7ON00F/F4SDBDUIN7ON00F.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUV/KU67/IMXOL622/FUVKU67IMXOL622.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/K3XE/IMV8LFVR/F6PK3XEIMV8LFVR.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Toy Story 2 the cleaner's tool chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Story-2-the-Cleaners-Tool-Chest/
Toy Story 2 the cleaner's tool chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/BZ9R/IMRYMCHQ/F60BZ9RIMRYMCHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/BZ9R/IMRYMCHQ/F60BZ9RIMRYMCHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/BZ9R/IMRYMCHQ/F60BZ9RIMRYMCHQ.SMALL.jpg Andy_Fuentes22 One of my favorite scenes in Toy Story 2 is the Woody's cleaning process, in which is depicted an awesome toolchest, with endless drawers and hidden compartments, I love the way that Woody is repaired and cleaned. This instructable (my very first one indeed) shows all the challenging process of maki...
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:37:31 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/1JJH/IGY262SM/FRK1JJHIGY262SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/1JJH/IGY262SM/FRK1JJHIGY262SM.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/LE4L/IMC8XFDY/FCZLE4LIMC8XFDY.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/YB9T/FCHYO3V5/F19YB9TFCHYO3V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/YB9T/FCHYO3V5/F19YB9TFCHYO3V5.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/ESWG/IM0VQDRZ/FH5ESWGIM0VQDRZ.SMALL.jpg akullerkann 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/T7MQ/ILID2TEB/F3VT7MQILID2TEB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/T7MQ/ILID2TEB/F3VT7MQILID2TEB.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/L7B6/IL6VF8D9/FOQL7B6IL6VF8D9.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/7VYA/IKLFQLKL/FPJ7VYAIKLFQLKL.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/U2Y1/FVAF4Z5T/FC5U2Y1FVAF4Z5T.SQUARE.jpg http://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 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spot-Welder-From-Microwave/
DIY Spot Welder From Microwave - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/UGM5/IKJ8KQHC/FOMUGM5IKJ8KQHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/UGM5/IKJ8KQHC/FOMUGM5IKJ8KQHC.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/YQHB/IKECNPND/F6AYQHBIKECNPND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/YQHB/IKECNPND/F6AYQHBIKECNPND.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/GX23/IKH7MGLI/FYDGX23IKH7MGLI.SQUARE.jpg http://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
CHOPSTICK Steamer and Bending Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/CHOPSTICK-Steamer-and-Bending-Jig/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 06:02:27 PDT
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/QK9V/IK5PWKZ5/F8BQK9VIK5PWKZ5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This instructable is a general overview and comparison of different restoration techniques. The object of experimentation is a drill press. Not all steps are in detail, but information can be found elsewhere on the web for exact instructions on different techniques. Find a Tool to Restore Hunt a...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
How to Build a Portable Toolbox for Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Portable-Toolbox-for-Travel/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:54:55 PST
Tools_Wall_Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/ToolsWallMount/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 02:28:28 PST
Simple Pistol Crossbow Tutorial (no expensive machinery required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pistol-Crossbow-Tutorial-no-expensive-mach/
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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:41:49 PDT
Swirl and water droplet painting a guitar body http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirl-and-water-droplet-painting-a-guitar-body/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 16:56:59 PDT
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fallout-4-Bottle-Openers/
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 17:12:45 PST
Tips and Jigs Part 1: Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Jigs-Part-1-Circular-Saw-Straight-Cuttin/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:29:35 PDT
Replacing Lower Ball joints, 94 Chevy 1500 http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Lower-Ball-joints-94-Chevy-1500/
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Thu, 21 Jan 2010 14:22:58 PST
hard disk grinding machine http://www.instructables.com/id/hard-disk-grinding-machine/
hard disk grinding machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hoy les voy a enseñar a hacer una amoladora con un disco rigido de pc Desarmar Lo primero que debemos hacer es quitar la cubeierta del disco rigido.Normalmente suele tener 7 u 8 tornillitos, los 6 que están a la vista mas uno o dos mas que están ocultos bajo el sticker. Quitar algunos component...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:04:01 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
How to Use a Wood Chisel http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Chiseling/
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Fri, 9 Mar 2007 10:46:47 PST
Restoring an old vise! http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-old-vise/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2015 09:04:45 PST
Convert your Jigsaw into a Scrollsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-your-Jigsaw-into-a-Scrollsaw/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 21:42:29 PDT
The Ultimate Magnetic Pegboard! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Magnetic-Pegboard/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 07:01:01 PDT
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-101-What-You-Need-To-Know-To-Get-Star/
Wood Turning 101 - What You Need To Know To Get Started on the Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/HY20/IDTAPL7M/FONHY20IDTAPL7M.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Wood turning can seem like a mystery to many woodworkers. In fact only a very small percentage of woodworkers and makers are familiar with the lathe. I recently got a small lathe, and I thought it would be interesting to go over the basics. So when I had the opportunity to ask master wood turner Car...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:54:31 PDT
Build Your Own (metalworking) Lathe - Part I http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-metalworking-Lathe---Part-I/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2005 18:12:44 PDT
The Great Vinegar Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Vinegar-Experiment/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:41:47 PDT
How To Make a Cross Cut Sled for a Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Cross-Cut-Sled-for-a-Table-Saw/
How To Make a Cross Cut Sled for a Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/NOM0/IC42DC1T/FCFNOM0IC42DC1T.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This table saw cross cut sled features an expandable clamp system running on aluminum tracks. Table saws come in all sizes, with different sized tops and miter slots, however no matter what size you've got you can design a sled for it. This jig is made to fit my small saw specifically, however you c...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:19:45 PDT
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Walnut-Salt-Cellar/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:29:50 PDT
How to Sharpen a Convex Card Scraper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sharpen-a-Convex-Card-Scraper/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:15:47 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:11:40 PDT