Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 07:09:04 PST BLOX v1.01 Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Insert/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:03:24 PST
DIY: Lithium Battery To NiCd Power Tool (With Simple Adapter) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lithium-Battery-to-NiCd-Power-Tool-With-Simple/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 10:17:59 PST
3 Awesome Life Hacks / Stationery Knife Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Awesome-Life-Hacks-Stationery-Knife-Ideas/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 07:40:48 PST
How to Use a Tap and Die Set http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Tap-and-Die-Set/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:24:13 PST
Make It - Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Moxon-Vise/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:44:52 PST
Recycled Wood Tool Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wood-Tool-Tote/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 03:48:14 PST
Build an Electric Alaskan Sawmill http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Electric-Alaskan-Sawmill/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:27:03 PST
Arbor Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Arbor-Wrench/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:50:58 PST
Tool Storage (Utility Board Solutions) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Storage-Utility-Board-Solutions/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 16:54:03 PST
How to make a Birdhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Birdouse/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 14:12:16 PST
Backpack organiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Organiser/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:33:32 PST
Table Saw Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Restoration/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 16:56:23 PDT
Bike Repair Stand Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Repair-Stand-Restoration/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 16:42:45 PDT
Taig Top Slide Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Taig-Top-Slide-Modification/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 15:55:36 PDT
Seat Cover Upholstery Hog Rings & Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Seat-Cover-Upholstery-Hog-Rings-Tool/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 06:48:31 PDT
How to Make a Wire Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wire-Holder/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 01:07:14 PDT
Restoration 1940s Small Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoration-1940s-Small-Cabinet/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 06:16:17 PDT
4 Ways to Insulate Screwdrivers http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Ways-to-Insulate-Screwdrivers/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:16:27 PDT
How to Make a Japanese Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Japanese-Puzzle/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:54:55 PDT
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hand-Saw-Guide-Extremely-Accurate-Cut/
DIY Magnetic Hand-Saw Guide - Extremely Accurate Cuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/JQ8N/IUOI1WQT/FYJJQ8NIUOI1WQT.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I think handsaws are WAY better than circular saws for many reasons, but I always come across one problem: I'm never able to saw perpendicular, aka square, at a 90° angle. You can see the example for this here.I have (finally!) received the saw that I won back in the 2015 Shelving Contest with my Ul...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:40 PDT
Log Tools Rest http://www.instructables.com/id/Log-Tools-Rest/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 05:58:55 PDT
Making woodwork more affordable http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Woodwork-More-Affordable/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:25:19 PDT
Installing Threaded Inserts in to Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Threaded-Inserts-in-to-Plywood/
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:29:00 PDT
Hard Hat Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Hat-Pocket/
Hard Hat Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0DY6/IU9V3UAC/FR00DY6IU9V3UAC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0DY6/IU9V3UAC/FR00DY6IU9V3UAC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0DY6/IU9V3UAC/FR00DY6IU9V3UAC.SMALL.jpg bwett10 This is a little storage spot for ear plugs First things first things we need Well here we go .First we have a hard hat . and a monster energy cap ,its the twist off kind i have found out that it fits perfectly on the twist knob on the back of my hard hat Lets see what i got Well when you n...
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 18:21:32 PDT
Ball Pein Hammer Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Pein-Hammer-Restoration/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 06:13:25 PDT
Storage Container Holders http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Container-Holders/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 01:10:42 PDT
Hacksaw Miter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacksaw-Miter-Box/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 11:07:02 PDT
EDC Bit Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Bit-Screwdriver/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 10:15:31 PDT
The Solar Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Solar-Shed/
The Solar Shed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/HTUV/ITSNC9KI/FSVHTUVITSNC9KI.SMALL.jpg chris_maker In this Instructable, I will walk you through how I powered my 7x4 metal apex shed up using a 245 watt solar panel and some basic knowledge about electricity.As my shed is a fair way up the garden, it was going to be a challenge running cabling from the house up to the shed so, after doing some rese...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 07:13:06 PDT
Diamond Grit Pedestal Grinder for 12$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamond-Grit-Pedestal-Grinder-for-12/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:33:13 PDT
Leather Sandbag http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Sandbag/
Leather Sandbag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/E1O8/ITKJAJ92/F0BE1O8ITKJAJ92.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/E1O8/ITKJAJ92/F0BE1O8ITKJAJ92.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/E1O8/ITKJAJ92/F0BE1O8ITKJAJ92.SMALL.jpg Tuan_Hoang A sandbag may be a versatile tool for jewelry and metal forming. You can buy one from store about 20-30$ but you can also make one easily if you have all material required.So, what do you need for this project ?- Cow hide ( I use leather about 1.8 mm thickness)- Lining ( pig skin)- Sand ( I bought t...
By: Tuan_Hoang

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:11:48 PDT
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 fredlam 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...
By: fredlam

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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...
By: Tiger Island Handyman

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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 fredlam 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...
By: balsuryana

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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
MK: DIY Big Saw Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Saw-Restoration/
MK: DIY 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...
By: MK DIY

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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...
By: WoodworkingFusion

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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...
By: Yonatan24

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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...
By: Yonatan24

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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...
By: entomophile

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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...
By: Honus

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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...
By: Proud Daddy

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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:57:17 PDT