Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 15:19:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rock Salt Margarita Glass! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rock-Salt-Margarita-Glass/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 10:11:47 PDT
Steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Malet/
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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
Axe & Hammer Handle Replacement - Oldschool http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-Hammer-Handle-Replacement-Oldschool/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:35:23 PDT
Watchmaker toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Watchmaker-toolbox/
Watchmaker toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/93ZG/I9WYNMTK/FK193ZGI9WYNMTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/93ZG/I9WYNMTK/FK193ZGI9WYNMTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/93ZG/I9WYNMTK/FK193ZGI9WYNMTK.SMALL.jpg JérémyF1 So I am a watchmaker and I have a lot of tools. But as it is not my full time occupation anymore, I only need a few of them and decided to make this box to carry them around.As I'm a swiss watchmaker, I'm not a native English speaker, so please excuse my mistakes :-) Tools and material You will n...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 09:26:13 PDT
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bench-Vise-for-Woodworking/
Make a Bench Vise for Woodworking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/WW7S/I9RL5NL8/FSFWW7SI9RL5NL8.SMALL.jpg rschoenm This bench vise – sometimes called Moxon’s Vise – is inexpensive to make, portable, and works very well for holding your work pieces while sawing, chiseling, or planing. There are many designs for this vise available on the Internet; I’ll show you my version. Feel free to adjust the dimensions to su...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 06:58:07 PDT
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Cardboard-Bottle-Stopper/
Recycled Cardboard Bottle Stopper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/Q8M3/I9O1H3GP/FMJQ8M3I9O1H3GP.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Turning cardboard on the lathe. I needed a quick project after a failed larger project. This started out as an experiment, but I have to say I really like the look of it! I not sure if another cardboard project is in my future but for now, I'm just happy to follow up a failure with a success! Cut...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:15:23 PDT
Floor Jack Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Jack-Helper/
Floor Jack Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SMALL.jpg RaysFabShop Quick do it yourself project which I have named the Floor Jack Helper, This simple design keeps small to larger floor jacks from sinking when used on soft or uneven ground. The floor jack helper can be made for any model or size of automotive lifting jacks, floor jack helper can be carried in storag...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 03:55:57 PDT
How To Make an Awl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-an-Awl-1/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 16:51:34 PDT
Handy Hammer Hanger Belt Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Handy-Hammer-Hanger-Belt-Clip/
Handy Hammer Hanger Belt Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W0PJ/I9JR2Y7E/FIZW0PJI9JR2Y7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W0PJ/I9JR2Y7E/FIZW0PJI9JR2Y7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/W0PJ/I9JR2Y7E/FIZW0PJI9JR2Y7E.SMALL.jpg killerjackalope I got rather bored last night, bored enough to turn part of a wire hanger I'd murdered to make a sort of receipt spike for to do items in to a belt clip for my hanger. Making it required the hammer itself, carpenter's pincers and a drill with a 2mm bit - you could hammer in a panel pin and remove it...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 06:56:28 PDT
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cell-Phone-Projector/
Wooden Cell Phone Projector! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/EKBL/I99R1NC6/FBXEKBLI99R1NC6.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Make a wooden projector for your cell phone. And if you happen to watch the Force Awakens trailer 4 times in a row on your shop wall, well it is Star Wars day so who can blame you!This one is made from 1/8 Baltic Birch plywood and measures, 6" x 5 1/2" x 3" and has a lens savaged from an old p...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:13:48 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
DIY Tools Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tools-Organizer/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 22:10:41 PDT
How to make a large wooden compass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-large-wooden-compass/
How to make a large wooden compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UE9U/I96WAKAW/FQ8UE9UI96WAKAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UE9U/I96WAKAW/FQ8UE9UI96WAKAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/UE9U/I96WAKAW/FQ8UE9UI96WAKAW.SMALL.jpg JackH3 A compass is often used as a symbol of precision and discernment.I like to use a compass for woodworking, the points make it easy to get precise measurements and for marking distances repeatably and very accurately. It has a spring action all made from wood and a fine adjust screw.This is a very s...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 11:56:30 PDT
Mini Drill Jigs From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Drill-Jigs-From-Scrap/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 05:16:51 PDT
Make your own Sanding Mop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Sanding-Mop/
Make your own Sanding Mop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/RW6W/I8YBGVZU/F5RRW6WI8YBGVZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/RW6W/I8YBGVZU/F5RRW6WI8YBGVZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/RW6W/I8YBGVZU/F5RRW6WI8YBGVZU.SMALL.jpg hboom I made this sanding mop for my drillpress and it works great !You can use it for sanding small projects and to made sharp edges smooth.Hope you injoy it What you need: 1. Abrasive cloth or old beltsander belts2. Piece of 6 mm plywood3. Clamps4. Nuts and Bolts and washers M125. Scrollsaw / jigsaw6...
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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/
Gerber Multi-Tool "Covert Entry" Tool mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/3IHP/I8BGF5D3/FCJ3IHPI8BGF5D3.SMALL.jpg ksnewells This instructable is about installing a small lock picking tool selection into a common military issued Gerber Multi-Tool. The reason I made this is because there was a file that had broken off of my Multi-Tool a long time ago (that I never used anyways) so I thought I would install a more useful to...
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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/
bamboo wine holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/VO1L/I84B924L/F7WVO1LI84B924L.SMALL.jpg sakwijaya lets make bamboo wine holder without glue Tools and Material Tools :- saw- axe- sandpaper - carver- brush- glasses- Furnish- hammerMaterials :-bamboo Making main body holder the making of main body holder (wine body holder) main body holder size : 30 cm x 12 cmuse sandpaper cc320cw for the tu...
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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/
How to straighten and sharpen a lawnmower blade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/HO3H/I7MY7R18/F8RHO3HI7MY7R18.SMALL.jpg Sk8ty Bending lawnmower blade is never fun and can be very frustrating. If you're ever unfortunate enough to bend one I hope this helps you fix it. So here's how I did it I took me about ten minutes to do this repair.Remember if you do this, the blade can break,so be careful and you your best judgement. ...
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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/
Shadow Box Display Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/KHSB/I7MXMK3S/FV5KHSBI7MXMK3S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/KHSB/I7MXMK3S/FV5KHSBI7MXMK3S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/KHSB/I7MXMK3S/FV5KHSBI7MXMK3S.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 This is the way I build a shadow box. I needed a way to display my DiResta chisel in my shop but wanted easy access to it. Walnut case, Ebony supports, Titebond III Glue and finished with my own blend of mineral oil and beeswax. I have an video that shows how to make that if you are interested. ...
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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/
Power supply for my cordless tools. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/BSN6/I7LQIGSE/FTIBSN6I7LQIGSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/BSN6/I7LQIGSE/FTIBSN6I7LQIGSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/BSN6/I7LQIGSE/FTIBSN6I7LQIGSE.SMALL.jpg The Fe Factor It happens that there is very little left to do, but the battery died . Waiting for charging could take half an hour or even longer . This is why I made an additional power supply for my cordless toolsParts List NEUTRIK NAC3MPXNEUTRIK NAC3FX-WAC/DC power supply 90V~260V AC Input, Single Output 500w...
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/
Tool Hack: Using a counter sink - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/AZFR/I7KB9HP9/F1VAZFRI7KB9HP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/AZFR/I7KB9HP9/F1VAZFRI7KB9HP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/AZFR/I7KB9HP9/F1VAZFRI7KB9HP9.SMALL.jpg MyFixitUpLife Here’s a tool hack that I promise will save you time and make your projects better. Or at least less frustrating. OK, maybe I don’t promise because I don’t know you. What I do promise is that it saves me time. All the time.It falls into this category, that I’m the first one in history to make up: ‘L...
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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/
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/GD0M/I7KB63JB/FJTGD0MI7KB63JB.SMALL.jpg kentdvm Building a flip-top table is great way to save shop space. Building 3 flip-tops as one long table is even better. This project started with an 7' long 2" diameter steel shaft I've had lying around the shop for years. Since I didn't want to cut the solid shaft (because that sounds like work), I si...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:20 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
Building Adirondack Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/67WW/I7IVQYPD/FAW67WWI7IVQYPD.SMALL.jpg jamiergall 7th graders have been using these plans for five years to build Adirondack chairs. These plans are reliable and after as little as three hours of work, you can have an unstained/painted chair! The plans that we are following today can be found through Shaw Creek General Store. Collect Your Suppli...
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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/
Kundan - 2$ Blue Bead Necklace! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/A00T/I7IVQR5P/FPHA00TI7IVQR5P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/A00T/I7IVQR5P/FPHA00TI7IVQR5P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/A00T/I7IVQR5P/FPHA00TI7IVQR5P.SMALL.jpg vraj11 Dear Friends,Publishing my next instructable - Please do share your views.Kundan - The traditional Indian style of making Jewels especially for brides on their wedding occasion. The one I have posted here is a part of bridal jewellery collection.Total cost of the materials used here is less than 2$....
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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/
Restoring an Old Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/P3GD/I7IJ6NSL/F20P3GDI7IJ6NSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/P3GD/I7IJ6NSL/F20P3GDI7IJ6NSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/P3GD/I7IJ6NSL/F20P3GDI7IJ6NSL.SMALL.jpg Jonathanrjpereira IMAGE: Restoring Old Lamp. Restored Lamp.The table lamp has a corner on every maker,tinkerer and DIYer's worktable. It is one of the most underated tool, but is still very important as it lights up the entire work area. Some of these lamps may be new, but others could be old. These old lamps can ...
By: Jonathanrjpereira

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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/
Quick, Cheap And Quality Parallel Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ID34/I7BQFL0E/FJ0ID34I7BQFL0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ID34/I7BQFL0E/FJ0ID34I7BQFL0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/ID34/I7BQFL0E/FJ0ID34I7BQFL0E.SMALL.jpg shazni A woodworker can never have too many clamps and when you are a newbie you would be sadly lacking in that department. Especially if it's a hobby and you don't want to spend to much.So what do you do when you need parallel clamps for gluing up and don't have any clamps available? You improvise! I al...
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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/
Adding Handles to Allen Wrenches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VH7C/I760OWUO/FRLVH7CI760OWUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VH7C/I760OWUO/FRLVH7CI760OWUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/VH7C/I760OWUO/FRLVH7CI760OWUO.SMALL.jpg soccr4life70 I often find the "L" shaped Allen wrenches a pain to use sometimes. So to make them more comfortable I decided to make handles for them. I only do this for ones where I have multiple of that size in case I end up needing to use the short side. To make these you will need one 6" long dowel rod either...
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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/
Candy Sprinkle Cake Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/HG80/I74N57LU/FLZHG80I74N57LU.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Prepare yourself for a sugar rush. I'm going to mix glue, cake sprinkles and cherry wood into a bonkers looking cake stand.I don't think I was quite prepared for how colorful this project would end up or how much of a mess it would leave in the shop! Still, I'm quite pleased with it.My daughter was ...
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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/
The Utlimate Mini Mobile Metalshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/BUAV/I6ZTKJYD/F41BUAVI6ZTKJYD.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch Tired of dragging multiple boxes of tools and parts back and forth between destinations? Sick of making huge messes at the kitchen table? Time to build yourself a miniature metal workshop. I had been using a cardboard box lid to store all of my "mini" tools in so I could haul them around. The lid...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 02:02:31 PDT
crazy lid holder http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-lid-holder/
crazy lid holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/80KK/I6W2X3KP/F2H80KKI6W2X3KP.SMALL.jpg StephanP1 You can build this little project in just one hour Cut two boards to the same dimensions How big or how small doesn't matter Drill a hole in each board The hole should be bigger then the thickness of the board Make a first cut with the table saw Just cut only up to the hole Make a sec...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:41:10 PST
RotoZip into RoutoZip http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoZip-into-RoutoZip/
RotoZip into RoutoZip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/GOY2/I6NIFQNO/F71GOY2I6NIFQNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/GOY2/I6NIFQNO/F71GOY2I6NIFQNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/GOY2/I6NIFQNO/F71GOY2I6NIFQNO.SMALL.jpg janetty16 Holy useless tool Batman! Right you are robin the Rotozip has been the most useless tool on my utility belt.OK. That was silly. But it is true that I have struggled to find relevant uses for this tool that was gifted to me nearly 10 years ago. Recently I have started woodworking a little. I could us...
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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/
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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