Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:33:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
bamboo wine holder http://www.instructables.com/id/bamboo-wine-holder/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:45:04 PDT
Magnetic Utility Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Bracelet/
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 17:42:15 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
Make a knife for your great grandkids! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-knife-for-your-great-grandkids/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:13:45 PDT
building a dolly for my toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/building-a-dolly-for-my-toolbox/
building a dolly for my toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz these toolboxes were equipped with small wheels that were designed to roll over flat surfaces and they worked really well but the only problem with that was during my deployment to Afghanistan there were few places that were flat or smooth enough to roll the heavy toolbox on trust me we tried. it wa...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:49:17 PDT
Garden Tools Hanger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tools-Hanger/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:35:06 PDT
The Mallet from Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mallet-from-Pallets/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:45:22 PDT
Dirt Cheap Froe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Froe/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:44:14 PDT
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-straighten-and-sharpen-a-lawnmower-blade-1/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:04:50 PDT
Shadow Box Display Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Box-Display-Case/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:31:47 PDT
Power supply for my cordless tools. http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-supply-for-my-cordless-tools/
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By: The Fe Factor

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:39:22 PDT
Bracket for an angle grinder and modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Bracket-for-an-angle-grinder-and-modifications/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:37:21 PDT
Tool Hack: Using a counter sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Hack-Using-a-counter-sink/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:01:15 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
Kundan - 2$ Blue Bead Necklace! http://www.instructables.com/id/Kundan-2-Blue-Bead-Necklace/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:46:54 PDT
Restoring an Old Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-Old-Lamp/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:10:30 PDT
Combination wrench storage in a shared workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Combination-wrench-storage-in-a-shared-workshop/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:17:01 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
Adding Handles to Allen Wrenches http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-Handles-to-Allen-Wrenches/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:41:03 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
Workspace in a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Workspace-in-a-Suitcase/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:46:34 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
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
RotoZip into RoutoZip http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoZip-into-RoutoZip/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:04:15 PST
My Tiny Ukulele Shop with down draft table http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Tiny-Ukulele-Shop-with-down-draft-table/
My Tiny Ukulele Shop with down draft table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/EGM9/I6RSI4ID/F5KEGM9I6RSI4ID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/EGM9/I6RSI4ID/F5KEGM9I6RSI4ID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/EGM9/I6RSI4ID/F5KEGM9I6RSI4ID.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 This has been a cold winter my shop is a cement block building that takes a long time and a lot of power to heat it up. While There is a lot I have to do in the shop like milling lumber, sawing, sanding plates. The construction can be done inside where it's nice and warm. That is as long as I don't ...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:47:10 PST
Pinball Playfield Rotisserie http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinball-Playfield-Rotisserie/
Pinball Playfield Rotisserie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9YCX/I6RSFY2W/F029YCXI6RSFY2W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9YCX/I6RSFY2W/F029YCXI6RSFY2W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/9YCX/I6RSFY2W/F029YCXI6RSFY2W.SMALL.jpg glassgiant Pinball playfield rotisseries are a means of holding a pinball playfield (the plywood piece that has all the bumpers, targets, flippers, etc. on it). As the name implies, it rotates to allow you to easily work on both sides of the playfield. I made this one for Halifax Makerspace's pinball project...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:33:59 PST
There was space below my Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/There-was-space-below-my-Desk/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:52:22 PST
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
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Stylish-Grommet-Tool-Belt/
Stylish Grommet Tool Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTU/H5SH/I6MC283Z/FTUH5SHI6MC283Z.SMALL.jpg ohhmyhead I lead tinkering sessions with kids, which means that I'm always on my feet, and always stick tools and materials in my pockets to get them out of the way or have them available at a moment's notice. This means that I wind up with wildly packed pockets and have to be careful not to throw a sharpie i...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:21:34 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
HDPE Carvers Mallets http://www.instructables.com/id/HDPE-Carvers-Mallets/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:37:14 PST
Repair Tools Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Tools-Storage/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:43:18 PST
Modular Tool Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Tool-Charging-Station/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:42:53 PST
How to be a maker! http://www.instructables.com/id/Becoming-a-Maker/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:43:54 PST
Spool Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:01:24 PST
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Mallet-From-Milk-Jugs/
How To Make A Mallet From Milk Jugs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/SJU1/I6C2JWFN/FDYSJU1I6C2JWFN.SMALL.jpg kludge77 HDPE is the plastic used in many household containers including gallon sized milk jugs. I made an Instructable a while back on the processing of HDPE using a blender and toaster oven. Well, I've been banned from touching the kitchen blender! So now I'm just rough cutting the plastic with a razor kni...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:15:49 PST
My First: Fume extractor! http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-Fume-extractor/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:02:36 PST
Poke Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Poke-Board-1/
Poke Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VHIS/I67S81EI/FV3VHISI67S81EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VHIS/I67S81EI/FV3VHISI67S81EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/VHIS/I67S81EI/FV3VHISI67S81EI.SMALL.jpg JimTiffinJr Many classrooms are doing projects with cardboard these days, which is a great thing. I once referred to cardboard and tape as the "bricks and mortar of a child's imagination."This year while exploring my students' imaginations, we ran into a problem that the mortar (aka tape) was causing in their ...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:23:42 PST
Sharpening system http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-system/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:22:09 PST
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Amazingly-Versatile-Space-Saving-Hobby-Pr/
The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/IUDD/I66CX1W7/F6HIUDDI66CX1W7.SMALL.jpg Denver Designer If you are anything like me you are probably short on space with no shortage of ideas for projects you would like to work on. Whether you are still in school (any school will do, middle school, high school, or university) or out in the working world there never seems to be enough space to fit all of...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:17:27 PST
Leftovers Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Leftovers-Workbench/
Leftovers Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/NDFT/I66CUUEG/FP8NDFTI66CUUEG.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia So, my workbench was a hot mess. I originally built it from very few scrap materials. It was wobbly and always covered in tools, because I didn't have a proper place to store them. This summer, I built shelves in the rest of my garage. It was now time to sort out the workbench. The following steps m...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:32:57 PST
Paint Shavings Hair Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Shavings-Hair-Clip/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:53:12 PST
Complete workshop in a shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-workshop-in-a-shelf/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 04:06:08 PST