Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:58:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Modification to Taig Lathe Turn Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Modification-to-Taig-Lathe-Turn-Handles/
Simple Modification to Taig Lathe Turn Handles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/84QS/ITDTL83H/FTM84QSITDTL83H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/84QS/ITDTL83H/FTM84QSITDTL83H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/84QS/ITDTL83H/FTM84QSITDTL83H.SMALL.jpg fred.lam.5201 The Taig Lathe has some design deficiencies. I have already tackled the toolpost which cannot be readily adjusted for centre height (see my other Instructable). In this short Instructable I'll show how, in a few short and simple steps, to make all the turn handles, including those on the top slide a...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:42:49 PDT
Custom Workbench W/ Kreg Jigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Workbench-W-Kreg-Jigs/
Custom Workbench W/ Kreg Jigs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/BCVR/IT8TKJMO/FJHBCVRIT8TKJMO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/BCVR/IT8TKJMO/FJHBCVRIT8TKJMO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/BCVR/IT8TKJMO/FJHBCVRIT8TKJMO.SMALL.jpg Tiger Island Handyman Here you will find my workbench I built a few days ago. I had some parts come in from Kreg Tool's to improve on the design from Shanty-2-Chic.Enjoy. Adding Additional Top The first step I did was make an identical top for on top the original top. I need an extra 3/4" of top so the Kreg rails woul...
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Sun, 18 Sep 2016 11:42:35 PDT
A Marking Gauge You Can't Buy http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Marking-Gauge-You-Cant-Buy/
A Marking Gauge You Can't Buy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/FZGB/IT6OBSZW/FFRFZGBIT6OBSZW.SMALL.jpg fred.lam.5201 This is a project I completed several years ago. I think it would be of interest to some fellow DIY woodworkers.I am not a professional woodworker, and having had only some years of sawdust behind me, I can at best describe myself as a serious amateur. I can’t justify and I don’t want to spend a for...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:14:09 PDT
Cork Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Cork-Cutter/
Cork Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WK7R/ISCBM7LU/FOEWK7RISCBM7LU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WK7R/ISCBM7LU/FOEWK7RISCBM7LU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WK7R/ISCBM7LU/FOEWK7RISCBM7LU.SMALL.jpg cerrmcneel I recently had to cut a lot of small pieces of cork ends. My hand quickly got tired of using the box-cutter in a repetitive action. This is a modified version of this plastic bottle cutter. You use it by applying pressure with the push stick while turning the top of the cork. The blade can be ad...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 04:27:31 PDT
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Hot-Wire-Foam-Cutter/
Plywood Hot Wire Foam Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/X9TD/ISCB2WU1/FIRX9TDISCB2WU1.SMALL.jpg Benne Styrofoam is a great material and can be used for many things like prototyping, prop making and even RC airplanes. Cutting styrofoam can be very tricky though. The best tool for this is a hot wire foam cutter. I wanted to be able to recycle styrofoam for future projects, so I decided to make my own....
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 02:11:02 PDT
Diy Portable mini mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Portable-Mini-Mixer/
Diy Portable mini mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/M6CC/IRXTO6HF/FPIM6CCIRXTO6HF.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionMixer / Hand blender is useful item if you need to mix anything automatically without hard. This mini mixer is portable, so you can use this kitchen tools anywhere and anytime. You can use this for stir a drink, Mix a dough, mix a spice or anything!. This tools takes 2 AA Battery for ma...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:58:22 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
Big Saw Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Saw-Restoration/
Big Saw Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4O3G/IRXT6E01/FA24O3GIRXT6E01.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4O3G/IRXT6E01/FA24O3GIRXT6E01.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/4O3G/IRXT6E01/FA24O3GIRXT6E01.SMALL.jpg MK DIY My friend gave me this old saw to just use the steel for knifemaking, but I think that this blade is far from retirement.Materials: saw :-)Tools: WD-40, 120 & 240 sandpaper, anglegrinder with wire wheel, file, adjustable wrench. Clean up First I straigtened the teeth by punching on them with h...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:24:56 PDT
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pen-Holder-DIY-With-Magnets-1/
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) With Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/Z2Y3/IRXSXPCZ/FMTZ2Y3IRXSXPCZ.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this PenHolder which was made using limited tools. Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this project! Selecting Wood- Cutting the Wood - Adding Groove- Ataching Magnets Unfortunately for this built I do not ha...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 06:15:48 PDT
Table Saw Jig, Under 50$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Jig-Under-50/
Table Saw Jig, Under 50$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6JB6/IRUZMHGO/FYY6JB6IRUZMHGO.SMALL.jpg nello1 This is my table saw jig, for a circular saw. It has a lowering blade, and rip-fence, and can cut on angles up to 45 degrees. Also the circular saw is easily removed to be used as originally intended. It cost me about 50$ Canadian (not including the circular saw), so for its size and flexibility it ...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 12:28:49 PDT
Disinfecting Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Disinfecting-Safety-Glasses/
Disinfecting Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/MINT/IRUMPFR5/FCDMINTIRUMPFR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/MINT/IRUMPFR5/FCDMINTIRUMPFR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/MINT/IRUMPFR5/FCDMINTIRUMPFR5.SMALL.jpg EurekaFactory We've got this big collection of heavily used safety glasses that function as loaner glasses at FIRST robotics competitions and at team meetings. Our collection is a motley combination of store bought glasses and adopted glasses, collected from the unclaimed leavings of various events. So they've...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2016 07:02:00 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
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
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Magnetic-Swivel-Base-Vise-Mount/
Magnetic Swivel Base Vise Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/FM8R/IRLQQQXU/F5DFM8RIRLQQQXU.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 In my last Instructable, I showed How to Make a Wooden 6" Vise. The vise has turned out way better than I thought, so I decided that I want to mount it, which caused some problems: I didn't want to use clamps, but wanted to mount it firmly onto my workbench, and also wanted to use it as a Drill-Pres...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 06:17:10 PDT
DIY Pinball Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pinball-Tools/
DIY Pinball Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/KMNO/IRKFP1R8/FA1KMNOIRKFP1R8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/KMNO/IRKFP1R8/FA1KMNOIRKFP1R8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/KMNO/IRKFP1R8/FA1KMNOIRKFP1R8.SMALL.gif entomophile After years of waiting, I finally purchased a couple of old electro-mechanical pinball machines for the family. They have been a total hit getting played every day. While the machines were in good shape when I bought them, each had a few problems to work out and pinball machines require regular ma...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 19:43:52 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 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
Reclaimed School Bleachers To Wood Floors http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Bleachers-to-Wood-Floors/
Reclaimed School Bleachers To Wood Floors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8VID/IRDUWALS/F3Y8VIDIRDUWALS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8VID/IRDUWALS/F3Y8VIDIRDUWALS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/8VID/IRDUWALS/F3Y8VIDIRDUWALS.SMALL.jpg ironorr84 Back in 2012, I was able to get my hands on 40-some wood planks that made up the seats of some really old school bleachers. It was a great find, and I was luckily at the right place at the right time, because they were literally an hour or two away from just tossing everything. So with help from a f...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 13:11:42 PDT
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Drill-Press-Fence/
$1 Drill Press Fence!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ADD7/IRDUP8EB/FG5ADD7IRDUP8EB.SMALL.jpg Proud Daddy If you've ever tried to do any kind of straight line cutting, drilling, or routing in the shop, you know the benefits of using a fence. I needed one today, but didn't have one on hand. I looked it up, and a fence for your drill press will run you anywhere from $30 - $80. Well, a) I couldn't wait for...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:57:17 PDT
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-a-Railroad-Spike-Adze-Garden-Tool/
Blacksmithing a Railroad Spike Adze / Garden Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/295L/IRC6UGEJ/F4Q295LIRC6UGEJ.SMALL.jpg CJStephens In this instructable I'm going to show you how to blacksmith a hand adze / garden tool from a rail road spike! After a long year of not publishing anything I've finally gotten around to writing one. I originally made this for carving wooden bowls and I started selling them at craft shows. And I ende...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 13:54:19 PDT
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Twin-Screw-Vise-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
How to Build a Twin-Screw Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/EYGU/IR9EF4U7/F1LEYGUIR9EF4U7.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I recently found a HUGE M20 Turnbuckle while hiking, and thought I could built myself a Twin-Screw vise with it, since I needed another big vise.The M20 Bolts from the Turnbuckle can apply several tons of force, so I think they're a great option for building a vise.Not only can a big Moxon Vise like...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:07:12 PDT
Folding Knife from an Old File (w/ Basic Tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Knife-From-an-Old-File-w-Basic-Tools/
Folding Knife from an Old File (w/ Basic Tools) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/EH5B/IR5MSEM4/FTMEH5BIR5MSEM4.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 This Instructable is (not!) sponsored by all of those useless, old, rusted files that are wasting your precious pegboard space. Why not turn them into knives?I recently built my own Homemade Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener, so I thought I'd try making my first knife. I thought I could make it from a r...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:56:19 PDT
Push Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Push-Block/
Push Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/O4T4/IR3ZTHCB/FBWO4T4IR3ZTHCB.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a push block for safe operation of power tools like table saws and routers. Stencil Stencil the handle of a saw onto a piece of wood stock. Shape Cut the the handle to size with a jig saw. Use a router to round the edges and sand to finish. Base Cut a piece of stock for the base. Ro...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:39:52 PDT
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Face-Shield-w-Built-in-Safety-Glasses/
DIY Face Shield (w/ Built in Safety Glasses) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/5KV6/IR3HIZ3L/FNT5KV6IR3HIZ3L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been wanting a face shield for all sorts of dangerous projects, but they're pretty expensive, and I can't seem to find one anyway.I originally thought of buying a sheet of Plexiglass, melting it, and then bending, but I doubt that it will work, since it will probably crack, and will ruin the op...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:38:48 PDT
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) with Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pen-Holder-DIY-With-Magnets/
How to Make a Pen Holder (DIY) with Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/0UCF/IQYTRRBS/F900UCFIQYTRRBS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/0UCF/IQYTRRBS/F900UCFIQYTRRBS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F90/0UCF/IQYTRRBS/F900UCFIQYTRRBS.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this Pen Holder which was made using limited tools. Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this project! Selecting Wood- Cutting the Wood - Adding Groove- Ataching Magnets Unfortunately for this built I do not ...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:56:24 PDT
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Powered-ToolKnife-Sharpener-DIY-Woodworking-/
Drill-Powered Knife Sharpener! | DIY Woodworking Tools #9 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/K08W/IQYT31D9/FNPK08WIQYT31D9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There is one thing that is in common with almost all of my tools, and all of our kitchen knives - They are dull.Very dull. They are about a sharp as a brick.We always buy the highest quality knives that we can afford, yet we pretty much never sharpen them. Ignoring the fact that Dull knives are more...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:59:15 PDT
Circular Saw CrossCut Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-Saw-CrossCut-Jig/
Circular Saw CrossCut Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/1H1X/IQOQR5OU/FWK1H1XIQOQR5OU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/1H1X/IQOQR5OU/FWK1H1XIQOQR5OU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/1H1X/IQOQR5OU/FWK1H1XIQOQR5OU.SMALL.jpg Cactools This home made circular saw crosscut jig will add a precision cutting tool to your workshop at little cost. Hopefully my instructions are clear and easy to follow. Getting Started MATERIALSScrewsTapeWood GlueScrap WoodTOOLSCircular SawDrillCombination SquareClamps Cutting on Dimension I alrea...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 20:19:04 PDT
Jewelry Wire 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Wire-101/
Jewelry Wire 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/AJHD/IQQWYJUH/F95AJHDIQQWYJUH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/AJHD/IQQWYJUH/F95AJHDIQQWYJUH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F95/AJHD/IQQWYJUH/F95AJHDIQQWYJUH.SMALL.jpg Not_Tasha As I've probably mentioned in one of my other Instructables, when I get an idea stuck in my head, I tend to run with it. That's how I ended up with a ton of craft/jewelry wire that I had no idea what to do with and a bunch of miscellaneous tools I had no idea how to use. Some of this stuff, I'm not ...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 15:00:38 PDT
The Picapow - hammering in style http://www.instructables.com/id/Raging-Rooster-the-Hammer-Revisited/
The Picapow - hammering in style - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/JHJB/ISCBNPKM/FAMJHJBISCBNPKM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/JHJB/ISCBNPKM/FAMJHJBISCBNPKM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/JHJB/ISCBNPKM/FAMJHJBISCBNPKM.SMALL.jpg bricobart Sometimes it's good to think about things. Concepts. Uses. Designs. Habits.Questions are powerful tools. Questions are pioneers. Questions are the trigger of every project. There. Are. No. Stupid. Questions.A few months ago I started thinking about the most common tool in every toolbox.The hammer. J...
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Sun, 17 Jul 2016 11:04:56 PDT
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
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
DIY Air Spray Paint Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Spray-Paint-Gun/
DIY Air Spray Paint Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/XPL0/IQJGAU8W/FWEXPL0IQJGAU8W.SMALL.jpg fixitsamo Thanks for watching!
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:33:10 PDT
Floating Desk Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Desk-Build/
Floating Desk Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9S5W/IQI5H3DS/FK39S5WIQI5H3DS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9S5W/IQI5H3DS/FK39S5WIQI5H3DS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/9S5W/IQI5H3DS/FK39S5WIQI5H3DS.SMALL.jpg MotherDaughterProjects When Steph decided to turn her guest room into an office, it was apparent she needed a new desk. There is a great nook in the room that just cried out for a built in, floating desk. Research on the web showed it was a completely do-able project, so we thought, why not? We don't necessarily encourage...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:37:03 PDT
DIY Router Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Router-Fence/
DIY Router Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NOE8/IQGUU43G/F1SNOE8IQGUU43G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NOE8/IQGUU43G/F1SNOE8IQGUU43G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/NOE8/IQGUU43G/F1SNOE8IQGUU43G.SMALL.jpg MotherDaughterProjects We just finished our biggest project yet--a floating computer desk (see project here). We made our own build plans which included sliding wood doors. To accomplish this we needed to rout two grooves which means we needed to use a router! We have not had the opportunity to use a router yet so this wa...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 09:47:16 PDT
Square Tube Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-Tube-Bender/
Square Tube Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/P2OQ/IQFHITW7/F5OP2OQIQFHITW7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/P2OQ/IQFHITW7/F5OP2OQIQFHITW7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/P2OQ/IQFHITW7/F5OP2OQIQFHITW7.SMALL.jpg tom_sanremo I have found that I never make anything out of round tube and I had a bender that wasn't doing anything. I made a set of dies for 20mm tube and it worked really good, so I thought I would make a set for 25mm tube and an instructable while I was at it. Making the Dies You will need some of:10mm pl...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2016 01:57:55 PDT
Bondic How-To - Fix a Stripped Screw Hole http://www.instructables.com/id/Bondic-How-To-Fix-a-Stripped-Screw-Hole/
Bondic How-To - Fix a Stripped Screw Hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/RM4I/IQA54KZF/F0MRM4IIQA54KZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/RM4I/IQA54KZF/F0MRM4IIQA54KZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/RM4I/IQA54KZF/F0MRM4IIQA54KZF.SMALL.jpg Bondic We have all had the scenario of a screw completely stripping out the foundation of a hole. Wood fillers and other similar products can take upwards of 24 hours to dry, putting a real halt in your work flow. With Bondic, you permanently fill the hole with 100% hard plastic in literally seconds. Once ...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2016 07:22:20 PDT
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Dead-Blow-Hammer-DIY-Woodworking-Too/
Make Your Own Dead-Blow Hammer! | DIY Woodworking Tools #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/12SO/IQI5GHLD/FAH12SOIQI5GHLD.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 A Dead-Blow Hammer is a hammer that doesn't bounce back up when hit, and less force is required when using it, because of it's weight. This type of hammer also saves a lot of time and effort, when compared to a regular mallet (soft hammer). Did you know you can make, and choose the exact weight that...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 11:31:29 PDT
How to Make a Wooden Phone Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Phone-Holder/
How to Make a Wooden Phone Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P11H/IQ6WV3XU/F80P11HIQ6WV3XU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P11H/IQ6WV3XU/F80P11HIQ6WV3XU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P11H/IQ6WV3XU/F80P11HIQ6WV3XU.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion In this Instructables, I will be discussing how I made this Wooden Phone Stand! Take a look at the YouTube video for a full build video on how I made this project! Main Body The first thing I did for this project was to select two contrasting woods. I then made sure they were the same height and ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 05:56:46 PDT
DIY Bed Lining Your Vehicle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-Lining-Your-Vehicle/
DIY Bed Lining Your Vehicle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/TYOU/IQ2KD9XR/FJ7TYOUIQ2KD9XR.SMALL.jpg 1775 Hello. Thanks for making it to my second Instructable!In this Instructable I wanted to explain the process of spraying an entire vehicle in bed liner. This will probably interest those who like to take their vehicles offroad, or those who want to create a unique look for their ride. Bed liner create...
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 07:45:08 PDT
The Ring of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ring-of-Light/
The Ring of Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/9B41/IQ172JZH/F809B41IQ172JZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/9B41/IQ172JZH/F809B41IQ172JZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/9B41/IQ172JZH/F809B41IQ172JZH.SMALL.jpg Daniel Frausto Need a tool, build a tool is the mantra I follow. Once more I had a need for this tool. A Ring of Light. I went to the store and the price scared me at my core. I then went to swapmeet and saw a childs toy with all these L.E.Ds . I took it and decided to give it a new purpose. After de-soldering all...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:50:12 PDT
A (Very Crude) Bobbin/Spool Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Crude-BobbinSpool-Winder/
A (Very Crude) Bobbin/Spool Winder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/UVZ7/IQ172H9F/FANUVZ7IQ172H9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/UVZ7/IQ172H9F/FANUVZ7IQ172H9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/UVZ7/IQ172H9F/FANUVZ7IQ172H9F.SMALL.jpg Daniel Frausto Following with the mantra "Need a tool, Build a Tool" i continue this week building. I needed a spool winder so i built my own.Check out how I did it. Gather Materials and Tools Materials:Scavenged from old Sewing Machine.MotorMotor ControllerBeltShaft/Pulley and Bearing assemblyScrewsGlue12"x12"...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:50:26 PDT
A (Very Crude) PCB Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Very-Crude-PCB-Vise/
A (Very Crude) PCB Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/A7AZ/IPZRN2KU/FTMA7AZIPZRN2KU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/A7AZ/IPZRN2KU/FTMA7AZIPZRN2KU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/A7AZ/IPZRN2KU/FTMA7AZIPZRN2KU.SMALL.jpg Daniel Frausto I needed a quick vise for my electronics work. I looked around and found nothing so I went to my scraps pile. I got a plywood board made some measurements and began to cut check out what I ended up with. ‚Äč Gather Tools And Materials Tools used.Router with 1/4 bit Pencil Ruler/tape measureMaterial...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 20:41:20 PDT
Difficult Hex Nut Installation Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Difficult-Hex-Nut-Installation-Made-Easy/
Difficult Hex Nut Installation Made Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/1PB2/IPMUKB7Q/FAW1PB2IPMUKB7Q.SMALL.jpg smurray2 This short and easy 'ible will make the installation of awkward hex nuts easy.I came across this method using the school of necessity being the mother of all invention.I built a swing set for my son and stupidly drilled the mounting holes very far down the inside of the crossbar tube as shown in the...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 13:17:52 PDT
How to make a Wooden Crate! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-Crate/
How to make a Wooden Crate! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/4O43/IPLF82UM/FNJ4O43IPLF82UM.SMALL.jpg WoodworkingFusion Look how I made the box in the YouTube Link providedPart 1 - https://youtu.be/z3MUEwpEv_MPart 2- https://youtu.be/XNa1lbDsZqkMy channel -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkIexhYXbev8Qg77iV2IgOgThank You Planning and cutting the wood. The first thing you need to do is to cut the wood to the corre...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:40:00 PDT
How to Make a Japanese Hand Plane (kind of ) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Japanese-Hand-Plane-kind-of-/
How to Make a Japanese Hand Plane (kind of ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SWIA/IPJT8Z87/FDJSWIAIPJT8Z87.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SWIA/IPJT8Z87/FDJSWIAIPJT8Z87.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/SWIA/IPJT8Z87/FDJSWIAIPJT8Z87.SMALL.jpg EoghanRuane How I made a japanese hand plane shaped object..0_0 Blade I took the blade of a cheap high angle block plane and sharpened it Cap iron The cap iron is off of an Stanley single blade number 3 null null null null
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:55:54 PDT
Quick Wood compass with many fixed length radius http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Compass-With-Many-Fixed-Length-Radius/
Quick Wood compass with many fixed length radius - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/TUF3/IPIK89AD/F7QTUF3IPIK89AD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/TUF3/IPIK89AD/F7QTUF3IPIK89AD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/TUF3/IPIK89AD/F7QTUF3IPIK89AD.SMALL.jpg ZombieWorkshop Watch the video for all the project info (for those who can watch the video maybe you visiting in your phone or tablet app, please visit via your desktop browser for the video)Hi makers this time I will show you a quick compass, quick to made, for quick traces.Some time you need to trace a simple ci...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:11:53 PDT
Pass Through Clamp From Clothes Pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/Pass-Through-Clamp-From-Clothes-Pegs/
Pass Through Clamp From Clothes Pegs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z41S/IPE6KED6/FOHZ41SIPE6KED6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z41S/IPE6KED6/FOHZ41SIPE6KED6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/Z41S/IPE6KED6/FOHZ41SIPE6KED6.SMALL.jpg Stan1y I came across an instructable for weaving a wire bracelets that required a clamp the finished weave could be passed through. I thought smoothing out the jaws of a clothes peg would probably do and whilst looking for some scrap wood to do this I came across a short length of spruce strip that suggest...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:52:33 PDT
Homemade Press Drill DIY Multi Tools Wood Drills Spindle http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Press-Drill-DIY-Multi-Tools-Wood-Drills-S/
Homemade Press Drill DIY Multi Tools Wood Drills Spindle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/8MNS/IP91RSYJ/FQB8MNSIP91RSYJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/8MNS/IP91RSYJ/FQB8MNSIP91RSYJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/8MNS/IP91RSYJ/FQB8MNSIP91RSYJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Press Drill DIY Multi Tools Wood Drills SpindleMaterials:1 pcs Special round steel pipes 40 mm x 250 mm 1 pcs Special round steel pipes 180 mm x 20 mm 1 pcs old hand drill nice work 1 pcs Aluminium 250 mm x 120 mm x 20 mm for bed1 pcs Aluminium 220 mm x 40 mm x 45 mm1 pcs Aluminium 50 mm x ...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 04:09:34 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Chisel Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Chisel-Rack/
Reclaimed Wood Chisel Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QM3M/IP5VUH6M/FTNQM3MIP5VUH6M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QM3M/IP5VUH6M/FTNQM3MIP5VUH6M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/QM3M/IP5VUH6M/FTNQM3MIP5VUH6M.SMALL.jpg ShaunM11 Lately my chisels have been strewn around my bench. They had no place to go and kept falling onto the floor, dulling the edges. I got tired of this and so decided to make a chisel rack from whatever wood I had lying around. Layout and Design As you can see from my terribly drawn plans, this proje...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 09:43:16 PDT