Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:28:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Jobsite Hotbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Jobsite-Hotbox/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:18:46 PST
How To Make A Retro Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Retro-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:40:19 PST
Terrarium Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Terrarium-Table/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:50 PST
Silhouette Style DIY Organization Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Silhouette-Style-DIY-Organization-Board/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:04 PST
Mjölnir's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnirs-Cradle/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:45:23 PST
Electrolysis Rust Removal - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Rust-Removal-DIY-Tutorial/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:13:43 PST
Shop cheats: Magic socket trick http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Magic-socket-trick/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:16:15 PST
SBoaB- Simple Brackets on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/SBoaB-Simple-Brackets-on-a-Budget/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 18:46:31 PST
Scrap Plywood to Custom Speaker Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Speaker-Amp-and-Housing/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:20:22 PST
Firewood to Natural Edge Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Firewood-to-Natural-Edge-Bowl/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 15:29:27 PST
Make a Manly Mallet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Manly-Mallet/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 09:18:11 PST
Wooden DIY Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-DIY-Tool-Organizer/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 19:21:12 PST
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Saw-Cutt/
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/FHQI/I236KQVS/FTEFHQII236KQVS.SMALL.jpg minisawdiy Homemade mini wood in your home very easy Materials: Materials:Aluminium alloy, Jig Saw Machine,Cordless Drill ..... ​Build to Complete Build to CompleteYou can do it follow me step by step very easy:
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 06:04:44 PST
Child's Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Workbench/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 07:20:32 PST
How to Make a Shop Towel Bottle Stopper http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shop-Towel-Bottle-Stopper/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:36:36 PDT
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Strong-Coroplast-Wall-Storage-for-Tools-and-/
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
Axe Care http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-Care/
Axe Care - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/7MTN/I1SN625G/F987MTNI1SN625G.SMALL.jpg AimeeL2 Axes take a pounding, literally. My axe is used primarily for chopping roots that are in the way of trenches I'm trying to dig. Subsequently my axe is almost always covered in dirt and nicks. Keeping your tool in good shape is extremely important to make sure it will keep working for you. Caring f...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:52:37 PDT
Hatchet Handle Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Hatchet-Handle-Replacement/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 22:37:41 PDT
25 Year old Dremel Foot Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/25-Year-old-Dremel-Foot-Switch/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:07:58 PDT
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/What-If-You-Made-A-Beer-Mug-From-Recycled-Coasters/
What If You Made A Beer Mug From Recycled Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/MKV1/I1MQ71R3/FP8MKV1I1MQ71R3.SMALL.jpg kludge77 When I first approached with this idea it seemed like it would be a simple project. That should have been a warning sign right there, but my brain just thought, "Make a functional pint glass from discarded beer coasters? I wonder why no one has ever done anything like that before." I now know the ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:49 PDT
DIY Making Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Making-Groot-from-Guardians-of-the-Galaxy/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:50:30 PDT
How To Make A Flash Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flash-Wall-Light/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:29:58 PDT
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dowel-Notching-Jig-or-making-things-to-make-things/
Dowel Notching Jig (or making things to make things) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/EMX1/I1C3WV1Q/FPJEMX1I1C3WV1Q.SMALL.jpg PATHfab It’s probably not often that you find yourself needing to notch the ends out of round dowels, but if you ever do then it probably makes sense to make a nice jig to do so. As a part of a larger ongoing project (yet to be instructabled) which uses a system of parametric joints or nodes to connect any ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:26:57 PDT
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Angle-Lock-Modification/
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/51IY/I1698KPH/FL351IYI1698KPH.SMALL.jpg tgreen588 Any woodworker (both professional or hobbyist) will tell you that it is critical to have accurate angle cuts. I have an older Craftsman table saw that is built like a tank. It has a cast iron table and very robust motor. However, there are two major problems. First: I turn the angle adjustment ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Easy Garage Storage and Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Garage-Storage-and-Bench/
Easy Garage Storage and Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ3/2F6J/I0YGB4II/FJ32F6JI0YGB4II.SMALL.jpg marcjoli This instructable will show how to build a cheap and simple garage storage and workbench out of plywood that will allow you to store all of your tools or gear safely while doubling as a great work bench surface.This is my first instructable so please be nice but also leave comments to tell me what y...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:37:23 PDT
Super Stable Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Stable-Work-Bench/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:51:24 PDT
Cheap sculpting tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-sculpting-tools/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:10:30 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-damaged-table-edge/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Clamp handle enhancement http://www.instructables.com/id/Clamp-handle-enhancement/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:35:24 PDT
Mini DRILL PRESS (for PCB and other small stuff) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-DRILL-PRESS-for-PCB-and-other-small-stuff/
Mini DRILL PRESS (for PCB and other small stuff) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/OIMS/I0LCDNDN/F3OOIMSI0LCDNDN.SMALL.jpg Fenex A small drill press can be pretty expensive, so I decided to make one myself. I spent somewere between 15$ and 20$ (I bought only the motor and the rails, the rest was made from reused stuff). You need: Materials (aproximate dimesions):3' 4x4cm (1.6x1.6") square iron bar8x12" half inch thick stee...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:37:20 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Tabbing wire support for easy cutting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabbing-wire-support-for-easy-cutting/
Tabbing wire support for easy cutting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/V9L5/I0HYONPA/F0GV9L5I0HYONPA.SMALL.jpg Fenex Really simple holder for tabbing wire rolls that helpes you to cut straighter and equal in size wires almost without effort :) You need: A wood board 20x6 and about half inch thick (works a bit thinner too)A lath 8 inch longBolt, 3 nuts, 4 washersWood glue A couple of screws And, of course, tabbi...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:47:39 PDT
Firewood rack using no tools http://www.instructables.com/id/No-tools-firewood-rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/XQLJ/HH2VMDY6/FEMXQLJHH2VMDY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/XQLJ/HH2VMDY6/FEMXQLJHH2VMDY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/XQLJ/HH2VMDY6/FEMXQLJHH2VMDY6.SMALL.jpg clasof56 Building a no-tools-needed firewood rack A stable, strong, easily-movable, cheap firewood rack is a thought-provoking project.  This is what i have used for years and it works extremely well. It holds a face-cord of heavy, wet wood with no problem. This is what you need:      2 or 3 concrete block...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:11:47 PDT
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dynamic-Motor-Balancing-with-Sugru-and-an-iPhone/
Dynamic Motor Balancing - with Sugru and an iPhone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/U6WI/I0DOI8G2/FQ9U6WII0DOI8G2.SMALL.jpg phidauex Many shop or machine tools have big motors, and many big motors VIBRATE. In some cases this is a good thing, but usually it is not. Smooth running motors last longer, make less noise, and in the case of saws or other shop tools, make better quality cuts.The best way to make your motor perform better...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:19:36 PDT
5 min tool box :) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-minute-tool-box-/
5 min tool box :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FSLA/I0DOI8CW/F8ZFSLAI0DOI8CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FSLA/I0DOI8CW/F8ZFSLAI0DOI8CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/FSLA/I0DOI8CW/F8ZFSLAI0DOI8CW.SMALL.jpg Fenex I keep EVERY box from things that I buy. It's kind of a habit. I spent most of the day cleaning my workshop (wich is actually the basement, but workshop sounds a bit better...) and I came across a couple of boxes that I didn't need anymore and I was in the mood for some DIY stuff so was the result. ...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:35:44 PDT
Wooden Tablet/Phone holder compatible with all devices http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-TabletPhone-holder-compatible-with-all-devi/
Wooden Tablet/Phone holder compatible with all devices - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/U9G5/I0C93E3T/FUPU9G5I0C93E3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/U9G5/I0C93E3T/FUPU9G5I0C93E3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/U9G5/I0C93E3T/FUPU9G5I0C93E3T.SMALL.jpg nicholas.reyan Well to start off with the things you will need are:-Handsaw-WoodThis is a simple Hand Tools Only sort of project to hold your phone/tablet as you are not using it. Starting the cuts First make a straight cut halfway deep into the wood. Next you will make slightly angled cut that lines up with t...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:43:16 PDT
Easy Hexagon Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagon-shelf-without-a-table-saw/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:15:38 PDT
Old School CNC Name Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-School-CNC-Name-Block/
Old School CNC Name Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/HWEO/I0C92QJU/FIVHWEOI0C92QJU.SMALL.jpg RbotJ Put up your CNC machines and break out your coping saws! Today I'll show you how to make a name block using pure muscle power!Old world artisans made such elaborate and intricate designs all by hand, It's a shame the art has depreciated so much. Though CNC has brought many revelations, HMP (human mu...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:32:57 PDT
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
How To Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/FW6F/I0C92CJ6/FFYFW6FI0C92CJ6.SMALL.jpg M3G If you've ever tried to drill a straight hole with a hand drill you know how hard it can be. After screwing up drilling a hole three times in a row I decided to try to find a solution to the problem. This is what I came up with. The great thing about using Lego for this purpose is that you don't h...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Harbor-Freight-Coupons-Deals-and-Free-Stu/
Guide to Harbor Freight Coupons, Deals and Free Stuff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/OML9/I09LU96Z/FHBOML9I09LU96Z.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell I love Harbor Freight. I love Harbor Freight coupons, deals and the free things I get there.Their coupon policies are simple - but just about every time I'm there I see someone have issues. I will guide you through how to get organized, understand the fine print, know the coupon differences and sa...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:01:17 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-iPhone-Case/
Wooden iPhone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/30X5/I08G63RA/F5R30X5I08G63RA.SMALL.jpg deluges Hello everyone,So my dad got a brand new iPhone 5s (already outdated now) and I know that he would never buy a case for it so I decided to take the matter in my own hands and craft one for him, so that he would feel guilty if he said he didn't want it.Although he has a 5s, you can make this case for...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
Peg Board Tool Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Peg-Board-Tool-Cabinet/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:12:08 PDT
scrap ends table http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-ends-table/
scrap ends table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/E9WZ/HZZRJK4W/FYTE9WZHZZRJK4W.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus It might be hard to believe, but this attractive end grain table was made almost entirely with scrap wood. It looks amazing and is easy to make as it doesn't matter the size or of the scrap wood you use, or that you aren't precise with your cuts. The only parts of this project I bought were a 3' ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:42:23 PDT
How to Make Socket Organizer for a Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Socket-Organizer-for-a-Toolbox/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:59:17 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Lock/
Ice Cream Pint Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/46AI/HZTO9H1R/FIW46AIHZTO9H1R.SMALL.jpg kludge77 They say that necessity is the mother of invention and while I don’t claim to have invented the idea of a pint lock, this is the first one I’ve ever seen out of the wood. In addition I love how outrageous it looks with that giant old school padlock on it! This is made with some soft maple, a sm...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:29:59 PDT
Cheap thrift-store powertools http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-thrift-store-powertools/
Cheap thrift-store powertools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/9JA5/HZL3OZJQ/FME9JA5HZL3OZJQ.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters Power tools can be expensive... The thrift store can be cheap... With a bit of DIY magic and effort we can get the best of both worlds.First thing you will need to do is make a Sealed battery box 12v/24v with a switch. This instructable uses that battery for power. If you want to review this to get ...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:32:42 PDT
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Sanding-Bands/
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/J4M7/HZI94MKE/F6QJ4M7HZI94MKE.SMALL.jpg ElectricLegend If you're like me, & you love your dremel... And you probably love how easy it is to do detailed sanding when needed.... If you're like me, & you love your dremel, but hate to have to run out to the hardware store in the middle of a project to restock on Dremel Sanding Bands..... Then read on, as I'...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:39:55 PDT
Copper Penny Serving Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Penny-Serving-Tray/
Copper Penny Serving Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Restoration projects can be very fun. Taking something with little value and modifying it. I take a garage sale TV tray and add 391 pennies, epoxy and a 12" length of copper pipe. No table saw, no band saw and no lathe. This is a basic build project! Watch for googly eyes...Super Glaze Epoxy : http...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:19 PDT
Motorize Panavise Jaws in 10 Minutes for as little as $1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorize-Panavise-Jaws-in-10-Minutes-for-as-little/
Motorize Panavise Jaws in 10 Minutes for as little as $1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/6I04/HZH6WDNQ/FVL6I04HZH6WDNQ.SMALL.jpg e024576 Panavise is a popular tool with hobbyists, particularly for electronics. However, it can take many knobs turns and a lot of time to open and close the jaws.This Instructable shows how to quickly open/close the jaws with a power drill or power screwdriver (which you probably already have) via a coup...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:57:29 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/44YF/HZDYDAGC/FOY44YFHZDYDAGC.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM Hey!!I always have thought that at some point everyone is lucky, you just have to find your spot, the place and the time where you, by doing what you really enjoy, certainly will find your luck. A few months ago I somehow stumbled upon this website, and thought: "Why not?". So I published my first i...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT