Instructables: exploring - workshop - tools http://www.instructables.com Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:49:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Woodworker Bench Bungs Trashy Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworker-Bench-Bungs-Trashy-Gift/
Woodworker Bench Bungs Trashy Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/YM2K/IY4QN5A2/F9OYM2KIY4QN5A2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/YM2K/IY4QN5A2/F9OYM2KIY4QN5A2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/YM2K/IY4QN5A2/F9OYM2KIY4QN5A2.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog Let me start by saying I thought it necessary to come up with the unique name Bench Bungs for these knockoff woodworking tools so not to infringe on any trademarks.Woodworkers may know these as... Bench Cookies Bench Dogs Bench PucksIf you are not familiar with the above products, take a look at...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:15:06 PST
Pipe Clamp Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Clamp-Bench-Vise/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:02:36 PST
Roll Around Bench Tool Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Around-Bench-Tool-Organizer/
Roll Around Bench Tool Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/K020/IY0FYCPH/F4JK020IY0FYCPH.SMALL.jpg baker519 In a previous instructable I said I would be building a bench tool organizer to reduce the bench top clutter I have from various bench top tools. This one storage rack will free up about 10 feet of table top. I plan on building at least 3 racks.I saw an article in Wood magazine issue 179, October 20...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:04:03 PST
Easy DIY Circuit Board Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Circuit-Board-Vise/
Easy DIY Circuit Board Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FON/V84C/IY0FUZH0/FONV84CIY0FUZH0.SMALL.jpg PikachuLikesSushi Have you ever needed to hold a circuit board to solder a few components? How about a model car or airplane part? Obviously, you will need a vise. However, for small work, you need a small vise. I have a Wilton 1755 5" industrial grade bench vise, and while it is great for holding big steel pipe and ...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:10:48 PST
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring http://www.instructables.com/id/HAND-FORGED-Cold-Chisel-From-a-Rusty-Old-Coil-Spri/
HAND FORGED Cold Chisel, From a Rusty Old Coil Spring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/6J0J/IXUQ56RO/FCC6J0JIXUQ56RO.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker One of the oldest, most important reasons for blacksmithing is tool making (if not the most important). A large part of that is making those tools from less-than-ideal or found materials. Professional smiths nowadays pretty much exclusively use "known" steels (i.e. bought steel whose exact compositi...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:39:46 PST
Organizer for Leather Working Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Organizer-for-Leather-Working-Tools/
Organizer for Leather Working Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UKJ2/IXQFZAUV/FZWUKJ2IXQFZAUV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UKJ2/IXQFZAUV/FZWUKJ2IXQFZAUV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UKJ2/IXQFZAUV/FZWUKJ2IXQFZAUV.SMALL.jpg jbrauer This instructable will walk you through making a white oak faced tool organizer for leather working. This uses square holes slightly larger than the shaft of the largest stamp, and has a couple of trays for swivel knives, skivers, and so on.I chose white oak because it is one of my favorites in ter...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:18:08 PST
How-To: Build a small chest of drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Small-Chest-of-Drawers/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 13:10:42 PST
The easiest and cheapest Band Saw Circle Jig! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easiest-and-Cheapest-Band-Saw-Circle-Jig/
The easiest and cheapest Band Saw Circle Jig! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/0GVG/IXLAAOAL/FQR0GVGIXLAAOAL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/0GVG/IXLAAOAL/FQR0GVGIXLAAOAL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/0GVG/IXLAAOAL/FQR0GVGIXLAAOAL.SMALL.jpg NewmanSpecials I needed to cut two 24" circles and didn't have an easy way to do it. I didn't like the router or band saw jigs I saw, so I decided to make one instead. I figured that the easiest way to go was to have a groove in plywood that I could use as a way to feed the wood into the band saw blade, and have t...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 20:45:12 PST
Garage / Workshop Tidy Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Workshop-Tidy-Up/
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 11:39:07 PST
Handpowered chainsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Handpowered-Chainsaw/
Handpowered chainsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/73FT/IXLA8UBA/FXM73FTIXLA8UBA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/73FT/IXLA8UBA/FXM73FTIXLA8UBA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/73FT/IXLA8UBA/FXM73FTIXLA8UBA.SMALL.jpg DantasticYT Hello,after i break one of the chains at my chainsaw, i dont wanted to throw them away and figured out how to reuse them as a handpowered chainsaw.I am sorry that the video isn´t really professionell but i hope you may still like the video.Some Tipps for the use:The saw is only useful for round obje...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 05:07:20 PST
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Workbench-and-Bench-Top-Power-Tool-Organiz/
Folding workbench and bench top power tool organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F39/7D5X/IXGFKHVW/F397D5XIXGFKHVW.SMALL.jpg baker519 I have a problem in my shop, I AM RUNNING OUT OF HORIZONTAL SURFACE AREA, (tables, benches, and shelves) I have many bench top power tools that I use occasionally for different projects, but most of the time they just sit on their stand gathering dust. I have tried to get each it owns separate stan...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 11:44:59 PST
Simple Height/depth Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Heightdepth-Gauge/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:54:27 PST
Rustic Bonsai Tree Shelf/Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Bonsai-Tree-ShelfRack/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:38:33 PST
The Universal Multipurpose Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Universal-Multipurpose-Workbench/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 03:09:53 PST
Choosing a Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-a-Bench-Vise-1/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:16:34 PST
Carpenters Mallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Carpenters-Mallet/
Carpenters Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/C4RG/IWQVDS80/FZ0C4RGIWQVDS80.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a carpenters mallet to knock wooden pieces together and drive dowels or chisels. Handle Cut a piece of stock for the handle. Bevel Cut the handle so that one end is 1.5" wide and the other is 1" wide. Tack a 0.25" piece of scrap to the side of the handle to make the first angle cut. Plac...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:53:30 PST
Soda Bottle Air Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Bottle-Air-Tank/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 08:38:48 PST
How to Make a Toy Chick by Andrick http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Toy-Chick-by-Andrick/
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Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:34:33 PST
How to Edgeband Plywood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Edgeband-Plywood/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:54:16 PST
Shopsmith Hack #1: Tapping Straight Holes http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Hack-1-Tapping-Straight-Holes/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:39:26 PST
Reclaimed Lath Bottle Openers http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Lath-Bottle-Openers/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:12:46 PST
How to Adjust the Blade of the Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Adjust-the-Blade-of-the-Bandsaw/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 05:30:08 PST
Reclaimed Pintail Lath Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pintail-Lath-Long-Board/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:42:07 PST
How to Take Apart a Pallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Take-Apart-a-Pallet/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:38:33 PST
How to Tune-up a Hand Plane / DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Hand-Plane-Into-One-Premium/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:17:35 PST
Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Insert/
Table Saw Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a zero clearance table saw insert that is both accurate and cheap. Stock Start with a flat piece of hardwood. I chose maple. Width Cut the stock to the exact width of the insert opening. Compass Use a compass to find the arc of the insert opening and trace it onto the wood. Sand ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:03:24 PST
DIY Trumpet From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Trumpet-From-Scratch/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 05:59:42 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/
Arbor Wrench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/8Y9G/IVHQEOR5/FSK8Y9GIVHQEOR5.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make an arbor wrench, for a table saw or other tool, using a carpenter square. Carpenters Square Grab a cheap, but strong carpenter square that is wide enough to accommodate the arbor nut on your tool. Choose steel over aluminum. Mouth Cut away material at one end of the square the width of ...
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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/
Seat Cover Upholstery Hog Rings & Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MPAL/IV0A9YFW/FZOMPALIV0A9YFW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MPAL/IV0A9YFW/FZOMPALIV0A9YFW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/MPAL/IV0A9YFW/FZOMPALIV0A9YFW.SMALL.jpg ALEX_HOLAND My younger daughter spill a yogurt in the seat and I dint notice till a few days, it was dry and sticky, so I took out the fabric of the seat to wash it, and I had to replace the hooks on the harness, and I didn't want to wait till Monday, so I came whit this solution.This is an emergency tool, its ...
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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