Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Thu, 3 Sep 2015 02:18:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a knife - The newbie guide. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-knife-the-newbie-guide/
How to make a knife - The newbie guide. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/W8AJ/IDU2QL5V/FI0W8AJIDU2QL5V.SMALL.jpg EnJoneer Okay, this is my first attempt at making a knife and it was more of a trial run to get the hang of the process. I thought I would publish this instructable all the same as there may be other novices out there that want to give it a go and are not sure where to start - and since I have researched the...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:23:04 PDT
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-BUILD-ROUND-PAVER-BRICK-PATIO-LAY-TWO-COLOR/
HOW TO BUILD ROUND PAVER BRICK PATIO | LAY TWO COLOR CLINKER STONES | INDIVIDUAL TERRACE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0VPD/IDU2N8O1/FCL0VPDIDU2N8O1.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy Today I will show you how I build an individual brick terrace. We are looking at a backyards with two small terraces and ponds that were build 20 years ago. Now the owner would like a bigger terrace and the leaking ponds need to go so it's time for a change. The plan is to take out the existing terr...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:18:49 PDT
HOW TO MAKE CONCRETE FOOTING FOR GARAGE,DECK,POSTS,CAR PORT,CANOPY,PORCH,H-ANCHORS FOUNDATION http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-CONCRETE-FOOTING-FOR-GARAGEDECKPOSTSCA/
HOW TO MAKE CONCRETE FOOTING FOR GARAGE,DECK,POSTS,CAR PORT,CANOPY,PORCH,H-ANCHORS FOUNDATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/MBIT/IDU2N7GW/FZGMBITIDU2N7GW.SMALL.jpg CarlTheLandscapeGuy Today foundations for a wood garage are to be made. Some have already been completed but some are still missing, and in this video, I want to briefly show how we make them. We use these H-anchors, which must be set into concrete. These are for 120mm wooden beams, they make them in other sizes too. K...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:02:14 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
Sliced Wood Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sliced-Wood-Clock/
Sliced Wood Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/MZI5/IDPSCA8U/FKCMZI5IDPSCA8U.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This grand clock is made from two walnut boards measuring 4" x 16" and opened up like a fan!I wanted a project to challenge me and this fit the bill. The final size is 34" in diameter and quite a striking addition to the wall. let me show you how I made it. Cutting up your stock I learned abo...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:52:16 PDT
Add LED on your Cordless Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-on-your-Cordless-Drill/
Add LED on your Cordless Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8LOR/IDOCVXO3/FT58LORIDOCVXO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8LOR/IDOCVXO3/FT58LORIDOCVXO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/8LOR/IDOCVXO3/FT58LORIDOCVXO3.SMALL.jpg miclouff Installation very simple with few components:-R470-R100-Zener diode 5.1V-Capacitor 470µf 10V -White LED-Pcb prototyping-Wires-Heat Shrink Tubing Solder the components on the pcb and before to shrunk the heat shrink tubing, do a test with the battery.The capacitor allow to had a smooth light off....
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:07:15 PDT
Easy hack to cut almost all the way through wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-hack-to-cut-almost-all-the-way-through-wood/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:09:00 PDT
Machining 101: Lamp Training, Lamp Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Machining-101-Lamp-Training-Lamp-Base/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:44:34 PDT
SAFETY FIRST: Are You Listening KIDS! http://www.instructables.com/id/SAFETY-FIRST-Are-You-Listening-KIDS/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 05:32:41 PDT
Mini Solder pot for tinning or removing components http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Solder-Pot-For-Tinning-And-Removing-Component/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:46:15 PDT
The Black Light Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Black-Light-Bangle/
The Black Light Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/KG0S/ID99EYWS/FGCKG0SID99EYWS.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Black locust naturally fluoresces under a black light! There are no camera tricks used, or any special treatment done to the wood itself. It's just the property of this wood. I've had this block of black locust in the shop for a while and have been wanting to try it out on a project.I pi...
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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 15:18:52 PDT
Hand Saw Guards http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Saw-Guards/
Hand Saw Guards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/A3BJ/ID7USAR2/FOFA3BJID7USAR2.SMALL.jpg john pedersen I have been using this type of saw blade guard for years, it's simple, cheap, durable and easy to use.It is a piece of flexible fiber optic or electrical conduit. Materials The flexible conduit I used was from dumpster dives (Free)The Orange type (fiber optic use) is much more flexible then the g...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:20:38 PDT
Kids Wooden Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Wooden-Workbench/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 06:00:31 PDT
Kid's Toolbox: Great for toting toys and tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Toolbox-Great-for-toting-toys-and-tools/
Kid's Toolbox: Great for toting toys and tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/LCIU/ICRXUQIC/FFWLCIUICRXUQIC.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Every junior carpenter needs a sturdy toolbox for his or her ‘working things.’ This easy-to-assemble toolbox project is perfect for toting toys and favorite tools.What you’ll need for this project:Tools & EquipmentMiter box / circular saw / miter sawMeasuring tapeHammer / egg beater drill / screwdri...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 08:44:53 PDT
Quick Misc. Parts Drill Grinder/ Cutting Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Misc-Parts-Drill-Grinder-Cutting-Wheel/
Quick Misc. Parts Drill Grinder/ Cutting Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/7ZZ0/ICRXTG0X/FRE7ZZ0ICRXTG0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/7ZZ0/ICRXTG0X/FRE7ZZ0ICRXTG0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/7ZZ0/ICRXTG0X/FRE7ZZ0ICRXTG0X.SMALL.jpg Withered Perception We are packing up the house so we can get it on the market. We have too many hobbies so we need a bigger house.With that being said most of my tools are packed up... At least the ones I didn't think I would need for things like floorboards, tile, and hanging cabinets. With that being said... I neede...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:28:50 PDT
DIY Magnetic Welding Jigs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Welding-Jigs/
DIY Magnetic Welding Jigs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TIJM/ICRXSS5B/FP9TIJMICRXSS5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TIJM/ICRXSS5B/FP9TIJMICRXSS5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/TIJM/ICRXSS5B/FP9TIJMICRXSS5B.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I'm an amateur welder. Very amateur. I bought a small Campbell Hausfeld buzz box a few years ago to do occasional small welding jobs around my shop. Since I'm not using it a lot or trying to make my living by welding, I don't like to spend a lot on welding tools. I saw the magnetic welding jigs at t...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 13:19:37 PDT
Band Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Band-Saw-Insert/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:13:40 PDT
A simple wall rack for electric tools with metal from backyard http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-wall-rack-for-electric-tools-with-metal-f/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:36:24 PDT
Itty-Bitty Bungees: Making Mini-Shock Cord from Rubber Wristbands http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Bungees-Making-Mini-Shock-Cord-from-Rub/
Itty-Bitty Bungees: Making Mini-Shock Cord from Rubber Wristbands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/B6D2/ICOXDBMO/F4PB6D2ICOXDBMO.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory At Eureka Factory, we participate and exhibit at a lot of community events, FIRST tournaments and professional conferences and conventions. At all of them, branded silicon rubber wristbands are common swag, distributed as much, if not more than, business cards. After a while, they pile up. We fi...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:47:43 PDT
The Cheap Home-Made Pegboard http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cheap-Home-Made-Pegboard/
The Cheap Home-Made Pegboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/U97B/ICN7FXN0/FKAU97BICN7FXN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/U97B/ICN7FXN0/FKAU97BICN7FXN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/U97B/ICN7FXN0/FKAU97BICN7FXN0.SMALL.jpg yonatan24 This project is pretty self explanatory and took me less that 24 hours to build! I built this because I love the look of pegboards and i wanted to make a double sided one.After all, I think I'm still going to buy a pegboard for my workshop desk but it was a fun projectBTW the flashlight you see in o...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:11:16 PDT
como hacer un mini establecido http://www.instructables.com/id/como-hacer-un-mini-establecido/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:41 PDT
Amazing Wood Bending Technique! http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Wood-Bending-Technique/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 14:05:30 PDT
Sander Attachment for Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Sander-Attachment-for-Drill/
Sander Attachment for Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BL7Y/ICICW657/FFMBL7YICICW657.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BL7Y/ICICW657/FFMBL7YICICW657.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/BL7Y/ICICW657/FFMBL7YICICW657.SMALL.jpg makerbrian Tools Needed- Drill- Jigsaw- Files- Sandpaper- Drill Bit- Compass- Wood Glue- Clamps- StaplerMaterials Needed- 1/4" bolt (3 1/2" long) with corresponding nut and washer- Scrap Wood (I used 3/4" thick scrap)- Sandpaper Cutting and Assembling Pieces Mark out 4 circles on the scrap wood with a compa...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 16:13:45 PDT
Using clay modeling tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-clay-modeling-tools/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:50:04 PDT
DIY Cheap Hot wire cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Hot-wire-cutter/
DIY Cheap Hot wire cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/PGFX/IC6IMA9E/FSTPGFXIC6IMA9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/PGFX/IC6IMA9E/FSTPGFXIC6IMA9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/PGFX/IC6IMA9E/FSTPGFXIC6IMA9E.SMALL.jpg droidDexter In this instructable i will be explaining the process of making a cheap hot wire cutter, which can be used to cut through Polystyrene, foam.This Hot wire cutter runs on 12 volt DC, I use a Battery eliminator circuit to provide constant power.The filament is from a cheap fish tank water heater coil (...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:39:27 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
Renewing a Spokeshave http://www.instructables.com/id/Renewing-a-Spokeshave/
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:10:38 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/
Salt & Walnut Salt Cellar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/LGEU/IC29XUBO/FEALGEUIC29XUBO.SMALL.jpg kludge77 I've now done two other salt projects from a single block of rock salt I bought from my local cooking store. I think it is one of the coolest materials I've ever worked with. It has amazing colors, a great texture and a real depth of field. But... it is NOT GOOD FOR THE SHOPYou see, salt + iron/...
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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
A New Small Space Workplace http://www.instructables.com/id/A-New-Small-Space-Workplace/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 10:52:53 PDT
DIY Repair, ONEWAY Live Center http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Repair-ONEWAY-Live-Center/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:55:09 PDT
Upcycled Wire Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wire-Tool-Organizer/
Upcycled Wire Tool Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/W89S/IBOWYHFN/FGTW89SIBOWYHFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/W89S/IBOWYHFN/FGTW89SIBOWYHFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/W89S/IBOWYHFN/FGTW89SIBOWYHFN.SMALL.jpg cammers Here's a handy tool organizer made from discarded fencing wire and a wirerack from an old fridge.All you need is some fencing wire and a rack from an oven or a fridge. A DIWire CNC wire-bending machine from Pensa Labs would be useful here, but failing that just use pliers like I did. Make some wir...
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 20:50:53 PDT
Key chain tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Key-chain-tool/
Key chain tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/USC2/IBM21VDT/FKIUSC2IBM21VDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/USC2/IBM21VDT/FKIUSC2IBM21VDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/USC2/IBM21VDT/FKIUSC2IBM21VDT.SMALL.jpg superthunder bolt making a key chain tool scavaging from a mistake I ripped open a cheap knock off of swiss army knife. getting the thing you need I used putty as base material and link chain from a bad key chain present. now select what tool you need. mix and mould ha you will just do fine without instruct...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:18:26 PDT
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sled-w-Toggle-Clamps/
Table Saw Sled (w/ Toggle Clamps) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/4P32/IBJTJ3KG/FHK4P32IBJTJ3KG.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I had kickback accident in the shop (linked in the video above), so I decided to build a cross cut sled to make safer more precise cross cuts on the table saw. I wanted to make it my own so I used UHMW plastic for the runners, and added mini t-track on the back fence for toggle clamps and a flip st...
By: mikeandlauren

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:08:37 PDT
Drunken Cutting Boards http://www.instructables.com/id/Drunken-Cutting-Boards/
Drunken Cutting Boards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/RZEH/IBGCWC2W/FKYRZEHIBGCWC2W.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my first cutting board. An interesting pattern emerges from the flowing "S" shape and works really well with the high contrast of maple and walnut. Taking Stock Of Your Stock The process begins with two board that are the same thickness. In this case my lumber was 7/8 of an inch thick....
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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/
Nail Cushion - a Father's Day gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/ZFJZ/IB2BMB99/FI1ZFJZIB2BMB99.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Father's day does not get [quite] the same commercial push as Mothering Sunday or Mother's Day, so any presents bought tend to be last-minute and often lack imagination or personalisation (I don't have anything against beer and chocolate, but a man can only wear so many humorous barbecue aprons, and...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:10:16 PDT
Tire Spreader http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Spreader/
Tire Spreader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/6E6S/IB2BIZ9K/FPW6E6SIB2BIZ9K.SMALL.jpg graydog111 When inspecting or repairing an automobile tire, it is really difficult to get the tire spread far enough to get to the inside of the tire. I have needed this tool for 50 years, but kept putting off making one until now. I could have bought a similar tool for $150 to $450 online, but since I am re...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:53:04 PDT
Bolt tongs forged of 2 railroad spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-tongs-from-2-railroad-spikes/
Bolt tongs forged of 2 railroad spikes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EVZ8/IAWCT5RH/FP6EVZ8IAWCT5RH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EVZ8/IAWCT5RH/FP6EVZ8IAWCT5RH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/EVZ8/IAWCT5RH/FP6EVZ8IAWCT5RH.SMALL.jpg TechnicusJoe Bolt tongs are a type of tongs that are used often by blacksmiths. This design of tongs has an arc before it reaches the jaw end, also known as the nibs.The arcs allow the smith to grab bars with awkward shapes or parts to be grabbed easily.It makes sense they're called "bolt" tongs. The arc grabs a...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 17:06:46 PDT
Server rack to tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Server-rack-to-tool-storage/
Server rack to tool storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/86KF/IATHFK4B/FF786KFIATHFK4B.SMALL.jpg tpagels Okay so I have had this server rack for about ten years. Work at the time was just tossing it. I brought it home and finally this Spring I knew what I needed from it. I picked up a surface planer at an auction and needed something sturdy to mount it on. So I figured I wold turn this rack into a ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 08:43:31 PDT
Glue-Gun Filler Rod Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-Gun-Filler-Rod-Dispenser/
Glue-Gun Filler Rod Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/0QBP/IATH746Z/F910QBPIATH746Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/0QBP/IATH746Z/F910QBPIATH746Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/0QBP/IATH746Z/F910QBPIATH746Z.SMALL.jpg JakeM9 The Ratchet Gun is a filler rod dispensing gun for TIG welding. The purpose of the ratchet gun is to allow beginners in TIG welding easy control of dispensing the filler rod. This document will inform you the specific use of the product and the different components of the product. The original glue ...
By: JakeM9

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:55:02 PDT
BLANK START http://www.instructables.com/id/BLANK-START/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:42:31 PDT
Your friendly STAN LEE hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-friendly-STAN-LEE-hammer/
Your friendly STAN LEE hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEK/FFVV/IAS1RT1U/FEKFFVVIAS1RT1U.SMALL.jpg mchau2 In 1962, Thor was introduce into the marvel cinematic by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. The mighty hero/demigod yielding a hammer. Its time for us to yield our hammer as fans! Everyone’s a hero in their own way!!This is actually a side quest we did in a bigger Assassin’s Creed Syndicate proj...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:35:10 PDT
Splined Box-Corner Jig From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Splined-Box-Corner-Jig-From-Scrap/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 04:32:19 PDT
plumb bob,tape measure reel http://www.instructables.com/id/plumb-bobtape-measure-reel/
plumb bob,tape measure reel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/DRQU/IARFGCVM/F5LDRQUIARFGCVM.SMALL.jpg bwett10 This is my first instrctable so here we go . i am a shipfitter by trade yes i build ship out of steel for a living .There is a lot of measuring ,squaring,and leveling involved .The plumb bob is a great asset in squaring bulkheads "walls" , stantion pipes and anytime you need to line a overhead "ceil...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:27:22 PDT
Tissue Paper Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tissue-Paper-Night-Light/
Tissue Paper Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/2GY1/IAQMNHN0/F2T2GY1IAQMNHN0.SMALL.jpg kludge77 The process for making this, is part craft project and part woodworking. To start, we'll channel your inner preschooler and break out the food coloring! Coloring Time! To help the coloring wick through the material I chose to use some denatured alcohol. In my original tissue I used water. Bot...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 15:10:29 PDT
Car Maintenance at Home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Maintenance-at-Home/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:26:40 PDT
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
Rock Salt Margarita Glass! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/MWK1/IA81Q56C/FVVMWK1IA81Q56C.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This glass was made from a block of salt block purchased from the cooking store and turned on the lathe. I had made a bracelet from the block about a month ago but wanted to try something a bit more complex. There were enough pieces left to make a glass... Cutting The Blocks The salt cut every ...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Malet/
Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/A9MO/IA58FK9I/FWVA9MOIA58FK9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/A9MO/IA58FK9I/FWVA9MOIA58FK9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/A9MO/IA58FK9I/FWVA9MOIA58FK9I.SMALL.jpg dudemanguy99 Heres a really easy wood project It only takes 5 minutes all you need is a dowel as long as you want a 4x4 about 5 inches long some wood glueA drill and bit thats is the same size as your dowel And somthing to measure with and a pencil to mark withFind the middle of the sides of your 4x4 And dril...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 07:10:57 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