Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:51:32 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
Fallout 4 Bottle Openers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/LHAV/IHRLDZ91/FC9LHAVIHRLDZ91.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've been playing a LOT of Fallout 4. Yes, I've got the Shishkabob from the Forged and Grognak the Barbarian's axe and costume. I've digested dozens of bottles of Nuka Cherry and now I need to bring a little bit of that fun back into the real world... Raise your agility score first! I sta...
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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/
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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/
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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
Nail Cushion - a Father's Day gift http://www.instructables.com/id/NailCushion/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:10:16 PDT
Bolt tongs forged of 2 railroad spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-tongs-from-2-railroad-spikes/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:06:46 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Store Extension Cords http://www.instructables.com/id/Store-Extension-Cords/
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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 10:07:10 PDT
Secret Storage Floating Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Storage-Floating-Desk/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 17:33:26 PDT
Watchmaker toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Watchmaker-toolbox/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:13 PDT
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bench-Vise-for-Woodworking/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
DIY Tools Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Organizer/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 22:10:41 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
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By: kludge77

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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Make your own Sanding Mop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Sanding-Mop/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:11:30 PDT
Picture Frame Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Frame-Desk-Lamp/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:14:20 PDT
My Small Tools Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Small-Tools-Workshop/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 08:37:16 PDT
Gerber Multi-Tool "Covert Entry" Tool mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Gerber-Multi-Tool-Covert-Entry-Mod/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 03:50:54 PDT
Knife Making - Make an heirloom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-knife-for-your-great-grandkids/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:13:45 PDT
DIY Lathe add ons http://www.instructables.com/id/Lathe-tools-on-the-cheap/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 10:21:31 PDT
Dirt Cheap Froe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Froe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:44:14 PDT
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Tool-Flip-Top-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:20 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:22:58 PDT
LED Floodlight Power Station http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Floodlight-Power-Station/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:15:47 PDT
Quick, Cheap And Quality Parallel Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cheap-And-Quality-Parallel-Clamps/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:24:50 PDT
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Sprinkle-Cake-Stand/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 10:39:33 PDT
The Utlimate Mini Mobile Metalshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Utlimate-Mini-Mobile-Metalshop/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 02:02:31 PDT
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST