Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:32:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 Renew old plier's handle - Renovar cabo de alicate http://www.instructables.com/id/Renew-old-pliers-handle-Renovar-cabo-de-alicate/
Renew old plier's handle - Renovar cabo de alicate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/96PX/HXW37IR6/F3396PXHXW37IR6.SMALL.jpg matheus.mattia I had this old pliers that needed a new handle, so this is the way I did, fast and simple:Eu tinha esta alicate velha, que estava precisando de um novo cabo. Esta foi a maneira mais simples e rápida que achei Material I used some heat-shrink tubing and a heat sourceFoi usado aqueles tubos termo-c...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:19:53 PDT
Every Day Carry (EDC) Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-Day-Carry-EDC-Book/
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:37:54 PDT
Manuel 5 Axis Drill press/ Lathe/Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Manuel-5-Axis-Drill-press-LatheMill/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:00:38 PDT
Handyman's Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Handymans-Toolbox/
Handyman's Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XPQE/HXLDCAT6/FAUXPQEHXLDCAT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XPQE/HXLDCAT6/FAUXPQEHXLDCAT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/XPQE/HXLDCAT6/FAUXPQEHXLDCAT6.SMALL.jpg lazyboy395 In this instructable I will be showing you how to make a very simple handyman's chest out of cedar. This project is extremely simple to build and can be finished in less than a day, and also teaches woodworking techniques, such as "dovetailing" and appropriate tool usage, for all those looking to le...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:39:19 PDT
Wooden Spin Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Spin-Top/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:02:29 PDT
Making a Confetti Blank http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Confetti-Blank/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:05:21 PDT
Wooden Paper Towel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Paper-Towel-Holder/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:55:53 PDT
Dirty Caliper Battery Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirty-Caliper-Battery-Hack/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 06:52:56 PDT
Laser Cut Foam Inserts for Tool Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Foam-Inserts-for-Tool-Boxes/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 20:58:20 PDT
Copper Etched Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Etched-Box/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:48:31 PDT
Magnetic chuck wrench Holder (Drill Press) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-chuck-wrench-Holder-Drill-Press/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 21:18:11 PDT
Fathersday Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathersday-Gift/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:42:26 PDT
Under Desk Tool Drawer [Modeller's Delight] http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Desk-Tool-Drawer-Modellers-Delight/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 02:11:51 PDT
Ikea Fixa Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Fixa-Hack/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:09:27 PDT
Star Trek LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-LED-Light/
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:20:53 PDT
Marble Note Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Note-Holder/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:10:08 PDT
Welcome to NextFab http://www.instructables.com/id/Welcome-to-NextFab/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:19:20 PDT
DIY Disk Sander from Corded Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-Disk-Sander-from-Corded-Drill/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 23:09:58 PDT
Blue Jean Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Jean-Bracelet/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:53:26 PDT
Used Light Bulb Oil/Alcohol Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Used-Light-Bulb-OilAlcohol-Lamp/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 03:45:03 PDT
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-trimmer-motor-replaced-with-brushless-RC-truc/
Weed trimmer motor replaced with brushless RC truck motor and uses an Arduino control board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/VNX9/HVS16S89/F8DVNX9HVS16S89.SMALL.jpg AnEngineersView For years I have been using my trimmer with upgraded LiPo batteries, kind of like the ones used in an RC car. LiPo batteries have worked well and provided much more trimmer use time at quite a bit less weight. The problem was the motor finally gave out the other day. The trimmer overall performance ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 13:04:46 PDT
Copper Pipe Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Pipe-Box/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 13:02:47 PDT
Dremel - All Purpose penny cutting blade http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-All-Purpose-penny-cutting-blade/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 12:35:50 PDT
Young Woodworker's Toolchest http://www.instructables.com/id/Young-Woodworkers-Toolchest/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 10:42:42 PDT
Zombie killer http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-killer/
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Sun, 25 May 2014 14:35:15 PDT
Portable Metal Bandsaw Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Metal-Bandsaw-Stand/
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Thu, 22 May 2014 12:24:37 PDT
2x4 Dinner http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Dinner/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:54:25 PDT
Bench power supply using PC power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-power-supply-using-PC-power-supply/
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Wed, 14 May 2014 22:38:27 PDT
The Expat bike tools cardboard box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Expat-bike-tools-cardboard-box/
The Expat bike tools cardboard box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YSBY/HUYM5116/FNUYSBYHUYM5116.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YSBY/HUYM5116/FNUYSBYHUYM5116.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YSBY/HUYM5116/FNUYSBYHUYM5116.SMALL.jpg guffix Hi. When we are expat, or we live temporarly far from home, we often miss our workshop and our tools, and often we dont't have space to work and store tools. I temporarly moved to UK, where I found and old bycicle to fix and to maintain. So I bought a small set of basic tools, but I don't want to wa...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 13:19:05 PDT
Colored Pencil Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Colored-Pencil-Ring/
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Sun, 11 May 2014 10:12:40 PDT
Mini-Easel w/ Jig (repeatable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Easel-w-Jig-repeatable/
Mini-Easel w/ Jig (repeatable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/29XM/HUZKE9P0/FWU29XMHUZKE9P0.SMALL.jpg cahelming Less is more...Presentation is everything. What is one to do when your bare walls scream to be covered by monumental paintings, but go mental when miniature paintings start trying to fill up the space instead? Your miniature, highly detailed, design focused work deserves a place to be admired. Wit...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 15:15:20 PDT
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-Shock-Sleeve-Collars-For-Hand-Tools/
Recycling - Shock Sleeve Collars For Hand Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8OLD/HUVS4SPX/F6S8OLDHUVS4SPX.SMALL.jpg qakaos Here's a quick rainy day weekend project!..I'm sure most people have older hand tools stored away in the garden shed that have had a hard life - as you can see my mattock that I picked up from a garage sale is no exception. This one in its past has suffered a few "miss hits" causing split damage to ...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 16:20:08 PDT
Socket Set Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Socket-Set-Holder/
Socket Set Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RFSK/HUVKFODH/F3ORFSKHUVKFODH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RFSK/HUVKFODH/F3ORFSKHUVKFODH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/RFSK/HUVKFODH/F3ORFSKHUVKFODH.SMALL.jpg gaschult Laying out a socket set holder was the first step. I wanted to make sure the height was right and there was enough room on the underside for magnets. Off to the 3d printer I got tired of loosing my little sockets while working on my trucks and cars. The old snap type holders are wearing out and h...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 14:26:50 PDT
Steampunk Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Desk-Lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q9H7/HURHS0RR/FSHQ9H7HURHS0RR.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Steampunk desk lamp. Brazilian cherry, plywood and pipe cobbled together for a little industrial illumination. Finished with wipe on poly, hammered grey spray paint and little bit of metal nonsense cobbled together from my shed... I added some gears and bits from carriage bolts and electrical fitti...
By: kludge77

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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:13:44 PDT
Auto Body Hammer Caddy http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Body-Hammer-Caddy/
Auto Body Hammer Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/IQPS/HUMRX97C/F54IQPSHUMRX97C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/IQPS/HUMRX97C/F54IQPSHUMRX97C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/IQPS/HUMRX97C/F54IQPSHUMRX97C.SMALL.jpg macarina I have a lot of cars, some have dents some don't... So, I collected quite a few body hammers and body dollies and and assortment of various auto body tools. However, I have a few favorites that I like to go and pull. I use these 4 hammers out all the time. They never had a proper place they were ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:54:15 PDT
Paint Scraper TECH SHOP DETROIT http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-Scraper-TECH-SHOP-DETROIT/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:20:26 PDT
Centerline Marker "I Made it at TechShop" http://www.instructables.com/id/Centerline-Marker-I-Made-it-at-TechShop/
Centerline Marker "I Made it at TechShop" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/U9BP/HUK2F01V/F9PU9BPHUK2F01V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/U9BP/HUK2F01V/F9PU9BPHUK2F01V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/U9BP/HUK2F01V/F9PU9BPHUK2F01V.SMALL.jpg Rmiller98 This is a quick and easy project. This little tool will help you find the center of a board each and every time with no measuring. You can make this out of any scrap piece of wood in your shop. I made this in a matter of approximately 30 minutes at www.techshop.ws using the compound miter saw and ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:04:01 PDT
Swirl and water droplet painting a guitar body http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirl-and-water-droplet-painting-a-guitar-body/
Swirl and water droplet painting a guitar body - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/AV12/HUHFQ5SM/FVEAV12HUHFQ5SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/AV12/HUHFQ5SM/FVEAV12HUHFQ5SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/AV12/HUHFQ5SM/FVEAV12HUHFQ5SM.SMALL.jpg bassman76jazz Now that you have your guitar body made Its time to finish it. If you have gone to all the trouble of creating a custom instrument then why give it a solid color finish. these are a few of my finishing tricks that will give you a dynamic and striking finish for your custom creation. Prepar ...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 16:56:59 PDT
How to build a Giant Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Giant-Skateboard/
How to build a Giant Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/JCIL/HUBWO36I/FYGJCILHUBWO36I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/JCIL/HUBWO36I/FYGJCILHUBWO36I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/JCIL/HUBWO36I/FYGJCILHUBWO36I.SMALL.jpg 10014620 Have you ever wanted to be that "cool kid?" Have you ever hated walking to class? Well with the giant skateboard, you can cruise to class on some hot wheels and have everyone stare in aw as they jealously adore you. Oh you want one do you now? You think the price with be too high to actually be able...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:20:32 PDT
Tool Box Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Box-Tote/
Tool Box Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MVU9/HUBWNSOU/F83MVU9HUBWNSOU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MVU9/HUBWNSOU/F83MVU9HUBWNSOU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F83/MVU9/HUBWNSOU/F83MVU9HUBWNSOU.SMALL.jpg macarina In this tutorial I will be making a tool box or tote out of scrap wood I have found in the bins at the local Chandler TechShop over a period of time. Other than the nails it is 100 % recycled wood. It did not take me more than a couple of days to amass enough wood for about 4 of these. Constructio...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:57:41 PDT
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-french-curves/
Wooden french curves - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/PDIF/HUBWN38A/FYVPDIFHUBWN38A.SMALL.jpg workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a set of wooden french curves using the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. French curves are very handy drafting tools, and for woodworkers they are great to have around the shop to lay out simple and attractive free-form curves on projects. I've bough...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:27:09 PDT
Star Wars Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Wall-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/ZF03/HUA7AU1Z/FXHZF03HUA7AU1Z.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This is my Star Wars wall clock. It is in the shape of the rebel alliance symbol. made from walnut and maple, then cut out on the band saw, and begrudgingly shaped and sanded for hours at my work bench. I finished it with wipe on poly, I find myself humming "The Throne Room Theme"  as I check the t...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:22:59 PDT
Milwaukee tools cordless station http://www.instructables.com/id/Milwaukee-tools-cordless-station/
Milwaukee tools cordless station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/LB4R/HU488XSK/FXLLB4RHU488XSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/LB4R/HU488XSK/FXLLB4RHU488XSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/LB4R/HU488XSK/FXLLB4RHU488XSK.SMALL.jpg soul_eater This is my rack for my cordless tools very simple just some pocket holes and scrap wood, there it's a hole to put the jigsaw with out removing the blade
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:48 PDT
Portable workshop from a Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-workshop-from-a-Jacket/
Portable workshop from a Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SMALL.jpg ajose4 Hi guys,today i'm gonna show you how to make a cheap portable workstation made from a jacket.This is my second Instructable.So this is a easy-to-use workstation developed from a cheap but strong jacket.This jacket could be easily carried from place -to-place with a wight of less than 1.5 kg.The pr...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:03:59 PDT
Backpack Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Workbench/
Backpack Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SMALL.jpg jpalka Estimated Time: 10 hrs Estimated Cost: $0* If you like what you see, please vote for me in the Portable Workstations Contest. Anyways, lets get started. The idea behind this project is to create a customizable, folding workstation for your specific needs. You might ask; "Why is it a backpack?"...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:12:22 PDT
Functional and Sturdy Wooden Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-and-Sturdy-Wooden-Toolbox/
Functional and Sturdy Wooden Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SMALL.jpg blue-ice This instructable embodies the principle of "portable workstations" because a toolbox allows you to work about anywhere by bringing your tools along with you. Although the exact type and nature of the tools can vary from one hobby to another and one profession to another, this sturdy toolbox can b...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:46 PDT
Every tool at techshop chandler http://www.instructables.com/id/Every-tool-at-techshop-chandler/
Every tool at techshop chandler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MJQR/HTX6NF1U/FGGMJQRHTX6NF1U.SMALL.jpg kevin7314 I have removed multiple versions of the same tool e.g. there are three laser cutters, three 3D printers, etc. I made it at TechShop http://www.techshop.ws/ Every Tool at Techshop Chandler Sometimes its hard to remember the names of tools and what types of materials you can use on the...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:34:58 PDT
auto roll up tool case http://www.instructables.com/id/auto-roll-up-tool-case/
auto roll up tool case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/OXOV/HTVMR7A1/F3ZOXOVHTVMR7A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/OXOV/HTVMR7A1/F3ZOXOVHTVMR7A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/OXOV/HTVMR7A1/F3ZOXOVHTVMR7A1.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch image 3 shows my damn old toolbox, so you see i need a new cool one urgently! but this is only my prototype, and I'm still working at this instructable. if you have some ideas, please tell me about and I will see if I can add it. The Component list spring rollo with stable materialwoodancho...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 13:10:54 PDT
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Station-The-Portable-Reconfigurable-Work-Sta/
Maker Station: The Portable Reconfigurable Work Station for all Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/2H7J/HTRVI8KN/FB62H7JHTRVI8KN.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver When I started this project I wanted to build a work station that I could use for a variety of projects and that I could take with me when I do demonstrations.  I also wanted something that wouldn't be flimsy and something with a lot of utility in terms of usable surfaces and storage options.  After...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:19 PDT
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Becoming-a-Maker-The-complete-guide-to-a-fully-fun/
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SMALL.jpg TheParacorder What is a maker? A maker is a DIY'er, recycle and reuse'er, and a crafter. They take whats not, and make it what Is. Makers not only have skill, but as well as the determination for his or her project. What does it take to become a maker? Well the first step to becoming a maker will be shown step by...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 13:34:52 PDT