Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:09:28 PST BLOX v1.01 Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Jet-Engine-Powered-Go-Kart/
Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SMALL.jpg CoreyOrlovsky These are instructions for the basic components of constructing a kart on which to mount an engine, in this case I used a miniature jet-engine that I had previously created, and therefore those instructions will not be included in this, but rather will be linked to below. http://www.instructables.co...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:57:17 PST
Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Guide-to-Flux-Cored-Arc-MIG-Welding/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:46 PDT
Heavy Cable Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Cable-Connection/
Heavy Cable Connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SMALL.jpg Pragmatic Man I needed to replace the connection between an SMAW stinger and a 1/0 lead but didn't have a connector of the proper size; so this is what I did instead. Something from nothing. Using a bit of 1" [ ] copper water pipe; I used a bandsaw to cut an angle into the end of the pipe. This will end up...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:14:20 PDT
Make a carbon arc torch for your 220 volt stick welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-carbon-arc-torch-for-your-220-volt-stick-we/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2008 22:04:36 PDT
Urethane Flat Belt Welding Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Flat-Belt-Welding-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SMALL.jpg LOTL After pricing specialty tools made for welding flat urethane belts, i decided to make my own. I have a kit for welding round, V and flat belts up to 1 1/2" and needed a tool for welding 2" flat belts. It was a one time job and the tools for doing this cost $300-$400. List of parts purchased. 1 - Lo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:26:59 PST
Quick-Fix Welding for a Broken BBQ Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Fix-Welding-for-a-Broken-BBQ-Grill/
Quick-Fix Welding for a Broken BBQ Grill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/IAZK/HZ3YD3JD/F4DIAZKHZ3YD3JD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/IAZK/HZ3YD3JD/F4DIAZKHZ3YD3JD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/IAZK/HZ3YD3JD/F4DIAZKHZ3YD3JD.SMALL.jpg scottkildall A few weeks ago, the metal plate on the bottom of my barbecue grill broke. This piece distributes the heat from the burner. Without it, the grill was useless. The blue propane flame was only cooking portions of the veggies, fish or meat.I like to fix things but I don't like having a list of things t...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:16 PDT
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Aluminum-Casting-EVER/
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I've hacked the Aluminum casting process right down to nothing. No longer is metal casting the domain of big hairy dudes in sleeveless Iron Maiden Tees. This instructable will show you how to cast aluminum parts in 5 minutes with little more than a stick welder, some graphite and kid's toy Kinetic S...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:09:08 PDT
"Ghetto" Water Meter Key http://www.instructables.com/id/quotGhettoquot-Water-Meter-Key/
"Ghetto" Water Meter Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is a common water meter as found in the USA. Notice the white arrow. Just above it is the shut off valve. The photo is from Google Images. My meter is in a much deeper hole and the valve is much more difficult to reach for those times when I need to do a plumbing repair in the house and nee...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2009 05:28:55 PDT
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SMALL.jpg ccampbell35 I had always thought welding metal was so cool, so when I found TechShop in San Francisco, I decided to take some welding classes! In order to practice my welding skills, I decided to take on a project and build a small wooden coffee table with an aluminium frame. Step 1: Design + Prep + Assembly ...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:20:30 PDT
Machinist's Gold Plated Oil Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Machinists-Gold-Plated-Oil-Can/
Machinist's Gold Plated Oil Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/CUKD/HWLD96R3/FPICUKDHWLD96R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/CUKD/HWLD96R3/FPICUKDHWLD96R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/CUKD/HWLD96R3/FPICUKDHWLD96R3.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil This is a must have tool for drilling in steel. You could just use an old bean can, but after you've spilled cutting oil everywhere, you'll see there's a better way... Watch the build! *Behold!* The must-have ultra luxurious, bleeding edge techno gadget for the more-money-than-brains-Louis-Vuiton...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:52:54 PDT
Nested Cube Butcher Block Tables http://www.instructables.com/id/Nested-Cube-Butcher-Block-Tables/
Nested Cube Butcher Block Tables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/MOAY/HWJQDZGT/FT7MOAYHWJQDZGT.SMALL.jpg adamwatters I made these dancing* nested cube tables mostly to practice MIG welding and powder coating. The larger table measures about 22" x 22" x 22".Continue on to see how they were made. Next step - screenshots of my design.* Thanks to SelkeyMoonbeam for the helpful instructable on embedding images...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:28:14 PDT
Make a Grill for your Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grill-for-your-Fire-Pit/
Make a Grill for your Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SMALL.jpg cammers It is wonderful to have an open fire to sit around when enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. Purpose-built fire pits make this a safe and easy prospect for most back yards. Toasting marshmallows is awesome fun for the kids, but why not cook your main meal on your fire pit too? Here's how ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 03:32:04 PDT
Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 PDT
Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
How to Make a Cool and Compact Fire Pit from Half a Sheet of Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-and-Compact-Fire-Pit-from-Half-/
How to Make a Cool and Compact Fire Pit from Half a Sheet of Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/ZID2/HVKOIQIB/FT9ZID2HVKOIQIB.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello Instructablers. I'm really taken with fire pits at the moment. I think it's because fires are such a natural social thing for humans. They have been at the centre of our social lives for tens of thousands of years. There are sites in Northern Australia where the remnants of camp fires show con...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:00:58 PDT
Very Manly Beer Keg Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Keg-Welding-Helmet/
Very Manly Beer Keg Welding Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FON/EW0O/HVPEL3KY/FONEW0OHVPEL3KY.SMALL.jpg bricobart Like I said many times before: beer is a great source of inspiration to me.So instead of throwing away those nice empty beer kegs, I just keep on piling them in my workshop - our living room is full, and there's a kind of 'wife imposed veto' in the sleeping area - in the hope that one day I would h...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:15:47 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SMALL.jpg Aaron_Geman Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
How to cap square tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cap-square-tubing/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 02:02:32 PDT
Metal Trellis for Garden VInes http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Trellis-for-Garden-VInes/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:48:12 PDT
"drill" a square hole http://www.instructables.com/id/drill-a-square-hole/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil This is a short vid showing how to make a quick and dirty broaching tool to make square holes.
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:12:01 PDT
Bending Thin Wall Tubing for bicycles and furniture - Poor man's Mandrel Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Bending-Thin-Wall-Tubing-for-bicycles-and-furnitur/
Bending Thin Wall Tubing for bicycles and furniture - Poor man's Mandrel Bender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/WMBL/HSM53Z26/FBQWMBLHSM53Z26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/WMBL/HSM53Z26/FBQWMBLHSM53Z26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/WMBL/HSM53Z26/FBQWMBLHSM53Z26.SMALL.jpg Tiedeken One of the biggest problems about bending tubing in the DIY world is wrinkling in the corners when bending past 45 degs on Thin wall tubing... Tradeoffs often are needed just to get the bends needed such as - going to thick wall tubing and linking it to other thin to keep some of the weight down- ma...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:07:08 PDT
Build an awesome custom ladder for your truck/mobile work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-custom-ladder-for-your-truck/
Build an awesome custom ladder for your truck/mobile work station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/2LPZ/HS61A2X3/F2Y2LPZHS61A2X3.SMALL.jpg damianzuch EXCITING! We're putting this Instructable in the Mobile Work Spaces contest, if you like it please vote in the upper right hand corner! Holy cow, those prizes are awesome!!! :) OK, so, our shop often rents trucks for several months at a time and we turn them into mobile work stations. We will occas...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:08:05 PST
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Chain-Wine-Bottle-Holder/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 07:19:40 PST
How to Build a Jet Engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Jet-Engine/
How to Build a Jet Engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/MZL9/HQIMA1NC/FTSMZL9HQIMA1NC.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 I have wanted to build a functioning, jet turbine engine for quite a long time. To me, there's something awesome about the way in which so many different aspects of a jet engine come together to make a functioning unit, that is able to propel massive objects into the sky. I actually tried to make a ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:57:41 PST
Bicycle Frame Building Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Frame-Building-Jig/
Bicycle Frame Building Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/RI4P/HP0CRAUD/F0DRI4PHP0CRAUD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/RI4P/HP0CRAUD/F0DRI4PHP0CRAUD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/RI4P/HP0CRAUD/F0DRI4PHP0CRAUD.SMALL.jpg Tanner W A little over a year ago I took a bicycle frame building class through the United Bicycle Institute. I attended the chromoly brazing class at their Portland campus. Since then I have wanted to build more bike frames. I am interested in making money doing it, and perhaps someday, making it my sole so...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 17:46:35 PST
how to make a fireplace / BBQ out of steel http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fireplace-BBQ-out-of-steel/
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 08:38:05 PST
Welding Fume Hood Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Fume-Hood-Extractor/
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 06:00:51 PDT
How to Make a Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Welding-Table/
How to Make a Welding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/DHIR/HLZRWBEC/FY4DHIRHLZRWBEC.SMALL.jpg hurly26 Whether you're a weekend hobbyist or a professional daily welder, a solid welding table is a must have for any job. A great welding table has several important traits. It will be able to stand up to long term abuse. The work surface will be made of thick metal that won't warp or deform under heat, l...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:34:16 PDT
Weld a Spoon Flower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-a-Spoon-Flower/
Weld a Spoon Flower! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/SB2J/FWI9UXVM/F8YSB2JFWI9UXVM.SMALL.jpg blrplt1 Create an attractive trash-to-treasure flower to put in your flower bed or urban garden! This is a neat little metal sculpture project that you can complete in just a few hours, but will add some permanent shine wherever you plant it!Credit for this idea goes to an unknown metal artist I saw at the ...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 20:02:51 PDT
Quick and easy brazing aluminum, copper and nonferrous metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-easy-brazing-aluminum-copper-and-nonfer/
Quick and easy brazing aluminum, copper and nonferrous metals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/VCDO/GGC2USVS/FO7VCDOGGC2USVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/VCDO/GGC2USVS/FO7VCDOGGC2USVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/VCDO/GGC2USVS/FO7VCDOGGC2USVS.SMALL.jpg steam_cannon Brazing is a quick and inexpensive alternative to welding. The equipment in this project can be bought for as little as $30 dollars. Brazing is also much easier then welding, it's a lot like using a glue gun. Brazed metal can also be stronger then welds. And for personal projects and small productio...
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Sat, 13 Nov 2010 23:58:41 PST
Portable Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welder/
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:41:23 PDT
Steel Washer/Dryer stand with adjustable legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-WasherDryer-stand-with-adjustable-legs/
Steel Washer/Dryer stand with adjustable legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/D8BQ/HIGFFBLC/FKID8BQHIGFFBLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/D8BQ/HIGFFBLC/FKID8BQHIGFFBLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/D8BQ/HIGFFBLC/FKID8BQHIGFFBLC.SMALL.jpg tnlightle First a little background: When I bought my washer and dryer a couple years ago, I couldn't justify the extra $400 for the stands to raise them up to a comfortable height for loading and unloading.  I decided to build my own stand out of wood and was able to put together a real sturdy setup.  The o...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:29:07 PDT
Ultimate Weed Removal Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Weed-Removal-Tool/
Ultimate Weed Removal Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/Q719/HGH6JHAH/FN3Q719HGH6JHAH.SMALL.jpg brianadkison I was tired of crawling through the lawn on my hands and knees using a hand-held weeding tool because I DO NOT like using chemicals on the lawn with pets, kids, and wildlife also being on it.  I saw a similar tool at the BigBox store with a telescoping handle that would get me off the ground, but th...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 11:47:34 PDT
Pallet Breaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Breaker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/56RY/HFSH5APO/FRO56RYHFSH5APO.SMALL.jpg walkthewalk If you have more than a couple of pallets to break up, this tool will save a lot of time. I welded it up from scrap I had in the shop (bed frame angle iron, black pipe, square tubing, shovel handle).  Lots of different scrap will work.  Make sure to make your forks wide enough so you can get around...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 11:10:31 PDT
How to Make Your own Plasma Cutter.... (Plasma Cutter Kits Coming Soon!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-own-Plasma-Cutter/
How to Make Your own Plasma Cutter.... (Plasma Cutter Kits Coming Soon!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/92QD/GLFUEA22/FCV92QDGLFUEA22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/92QD/GLFUEA22/FCV92QDGLFUEA22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/92QD/GLFUEA22/FCV92QDGLFUEA22.SMALL.jpg Plasanator Check out new video of the Plasanator on utube.com http://youtu.be/enELHZ7dP2IThis Ebook is designed for Guys and Gals who like to create tools and machinery. I hope my Ebook gives you hope that no matter how hard a project may seem, keep plugging away until you finish and you will succeed. I spen...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2011 11:09:07 PDT
Making an ARC Welder - Part 2 of 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-ARC-Welder-Part-2-of-2/
Making an ARC Welder - Part 2 of 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/0PHP/HFSHERQJ/FOA0PHPHFSHERQJ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random How to convert scavenged microwave parts into a useful arc welding machine.  This is part 2 of 2, and focuses on the electrical system and finishing touches. More projects at www.thekingofrandom.com Before you watch this, make sure you've seen Part 1. Watch the Video! WARNING: Stick weld...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:13:17 PDT
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-vintage-barnboard-railroad-spike-coak-ra/
Build a "vintage" barn board railroad spike coat rack & hat shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/5O4O/HF23MUZQ/FRZ5O4OHF23MUZQ.SMALL.gif damianzuch I saw one of these that someone had made and really liked the idea, so I decided to try it myself (and I added about six more feet to the length). There's all sorts of safety hazards with this Instructable so please be careful if you decide to make one. Also, I'm pretty sure you're not allowed to wa...
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:25:42 PDT
Homemade Stick Welder - From Microwave Parts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Stick-Welder-From-Microwave-Parts/
Homemade Stick Welder - From Microwave Parts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/SCHJ/HET1AMCR/F4JSCHJHET1AMCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/SCHJ/HET1AMCR/F4JSCHJHET1AMCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/SCHJ/HET1AMCR/F4JSCHJHET1AMCR.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Did you know you can make an AC arc welder using parts from your microwave?  I just finished mine, so join me in this video as we put its welding capabilities to the test! www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! WARNING: I run the system on 240 VAC, which is metered by a power controller I bu...
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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:38:31 PDT
Making a set of Third Hands: welding fixtures! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-set-of-Third-Hands-welding-fixtures/
Making a set of Third Hands: welding fixtures! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/QZNR/HEBN81MS/FYHQZNRHEBN81MS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/QZNR/HEBN81MS/FYHQZNRHEBN81MS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/QZNR/HEBN81MS/FYHQZNRHEBN81MS.SMALL.jpg TSSJ-ryan Welding is fun! But sometimes you just need a few helping hands to hold your work while you weld. This Instructable goes over how I made my third hands: welding fixtures. Thanks goes out to schip666's Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Third%2c-fourth%2c-and-possibly-fifth%2c-hand/ for giv...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:48:00 PDT
Seeing as You Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Seeing-as-You-Weld/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 06:11:41 PST
Never Again Weld a Crooked Bead http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Again-Weld-a-Crooked-Bead/
Never Again Weld a Crooked Bead - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/FRLM/HAQ35DC7/F84FRLMHAQ35DC7.SMALL.jpg Phil B When I use my wire feed welder I have great difficulty making a straight bead that does not wander off of the seam. I know practice is the key, but I am a hobby welder with no reason to weld everyday for several hours. This Instructable will show how to make a simple guide from an old automobile lic...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 14:23:06 PST
How to Weld - TIG Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weld-TIG/
How to Weld - TIG Welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/P8X9/F3SYOY8K/FP5P8X9F3SYOY8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/P8X9/F3SYOY8K/FP5P8X9F3SYOY8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/P8X9/F3SYOY8K/FP5P8X9F3SYOY8K.SMALL.jpg stasterisk TIG Welding is one type of welding amongst a few choices you have - MIG, Stick, Oxyacetylene, etc.TIG can be used to weld copper, titanium, even two dissimilar metals, and is handy for making tricky welds (e.g. s-curves, or welds on round things)..TIG generates heat via an arc of electricity jumpin...
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Fri, 6 Jul 2007 18:48:05 PDT
How to repair a broken welding screen foot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-a-broken-welding-screen-foot/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 12:59:52 PST
Totally Secure Headgear Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Totally-Secure-Headgear-Hook-1/
Totally Secure Headgear Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/NZ8B/H994VL4K/FPANZ8BH994VL4K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/NZ8B/H994VL4K/FPANZ8BH994VL4K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/NZ8B/H994VL4K/FPANZ8BH994VL4K.SMALL.jpg bfk I like hanging my welding helmet, sand blast hood, magnifiers and ear protectors on hooks in my shop.  I often find myself grabbing them to complete a quick project and dislike having to rummage through a more secure place for them. Unfortunately, whenever I bump into them, they take a tumble and l...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 12:57:21 PST
Basics of MIG Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-MIG-Welding/
Basics of MIG Welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/N20H/H97JR1F3/FSFN20HH97JR1F3.SMALL.jpg newdetroiter Welding is the process of joining metal together structurally.  For a fantastic instructable that is a very in-depth look at the theory, details and safety about MIG welding, read noahw's How to Weld - MIG Welding.   This instructable is focused on the steps to perform regarding the equipment for w...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:44:37 PST
Properly crimping a copper welding lug. http://www.instructables.com/id/Properly-crimping-a-copper-welding-lug/
Properly crimping a copper welding lug. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/IJ0E/H8OJEWZJ/F2RIJ0EH8OJEWZJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/IJ0E/H8OJEWZJ/F2RIJ0EH8OJEWZJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/IJ0E/H8OJEWZJ/F2RIJ0EH8OJEWZJ.SMALL.jpg oldanvilyoungsmith When you're installing welding leads, a copper lug is very important for attaching the leads to the welder and the ground clamp. Proper attachement of lugs is a must, as they must take a lot of power, and be well connected to the wire to conduct it well, and because they at the ends of the leads, th...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 09:49:56 PDT
Solar powered pig roaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-pig-roaster/
Solar powered pig roaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/I928/H52FXHXN/FNPI928H52FXHXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/I928/H52FXHXN/FNPI928H52FXHXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/I928/H52FXHXN/FNPI928H52FXHXN.SMALL.jpg ivan_stephens So this year I turn thirty years old. For my 18th birthday I was in the Army and in basic training. So no big celebration instead I got rolled left and right in the mud all day. My next big birthday I turned 21 and i was in Iraq. This was during OIF 1 so I hadn't even had a shower in 4 months. So no...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 18:53:48 PDT
Build a "Tuned" pipe for a 2-stroke http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Tuned-pipe-for-a-2-stroke/
Build a "Tuned" pipe for a 2-stroke - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/TBUF/GX3LRFKQ/FCGTBUFGX3LRFKQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/TBUF/GX3LRFKQ/FCGTBUFGX3LRFKQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/TBUF/GX3LRFKQ/FCGTBUFGX3LRFKQ.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch Two stroke engines fascinate me.  They are so simple and fun that I've always enjoyed tinkering with them.  There are many ways to boost the power, one of which is by installing a "tuned" pipe.  The way a two stroke motor works causes them to be fairly noisy and a bit inefficient.  A tuned pipe has ...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 18:48:51 PDT
How to make a metal lathe tap and die Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-lathe-tap-and-die-Jig/
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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 10:31:14 PST
A Home-Built Biomass Gasifier for Producing Wood Gas http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Home-Built-Biomass-Gasifier-for-Producing-Wood-G/
A Home-Built Biomass Gasifier for Producing Wood Gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/O7ZI/GXFXP0RW/F2EO7ZIGXFXP0RW.SMALL.jpg mdavis19 I've built a lot of alternative energy projects over the years. See my web site at http://www.mdpub.com and my other instructables to see my home-built solar panels, wind turbine, improvised generator, and other projects. I've always wanted to build a wood or biomass gasifier too. Why? Well, the int...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 05:03:22 PST