Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:56:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 "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/
"Floating" Chain Wine Bottle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/GTHZ/HRKR0YTI/FE1GTHZHRKR0YTI.SMALL.jpg M3G I hate buying things when I can make them myself. A family member wanted a wine bottle holder like this, and I saw an opportunity to make something cool and improve my welding skills. I quite like the idea behind this sort of bottle holder. A chain (something not often associated with holding up an ...
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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/
how to make a fireplace / BBQ out of steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/RGCO/HOUFXFQJ/F80RGCOHOUFXFQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/RGCO/HOUFXFQJ/F80RGCOHOUFXFQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/RGCO/HOUFXFQJ/F80RGCOHOUFXFQJ.SMALL.jpg hukkitorte This is how to make a nice big firebowl for a BBQ really fast in the workshop.. The Bowl Get a nice top of a boiler.. (sometimes scrapyards have them lying around).This time I bought one, was about 100€. 800mm in diameter and 6mm thickness Find the center Find the exact center and drill a hole...
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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/
Welding Fume Hood Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/4RL3/HLZRQSB3/FUK4RL3HLZRQSB3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/4RL3/HLZRQSB3/FUK4RL3HLZRQSB3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/4RL3/HLZRQSB3/FUK4RL3HLZRQSB3.SMALL.jpg R-710 Things you'll need:1. air handler2. mini fridge 3. 4" pvc pipe4. Drainage hose5. Power switch Air Handler Disassembly Remove the blower motor and electrical components that you'll need to make the fan run. Discard the heat pump element or save it for another project. Mini Fridge Prep The minif...
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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/
Portable Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/SZ0S/HIAQ81T6/FQNSZ0SHIAQ81T6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/SZ0S/HIAQ81T6/FQNSZ0SHIAQ81T6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/SZ0S/HIAQ81T6/FQNSZ0SHIAQ81T6.SMALL.jpg ZacWolf *Contests: Automotive and Motorcycle: [WON RUNNER UP!] I was interested in a "portable welder".  I started investigating and I found a few gas and propane driven models from $699+ I then found a great Instructable that started me thinking in a different way: http://www.instructables.com/id/...
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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 This 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 spent 3 years putting this together and now finally all my hard work and research ...
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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/
How to repair a broken welding screen foot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/C729/H9T4LEO1/FUXC729H9T4LEO1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/C729/H9T4LEO1/FUXC729H9T4LEO1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/C729/H9T4LEO1/FUXC729H9T4LEO1.SMALL.jpg crankyalbatross This is an Instructable that shows how to do a quick repair to a broken welding screen foot. The foot is a basic "T" that just broke apart at the weld. This "T" gets inserted into the pipe of the screen frame and gets secured with a thumb screw, so to repair it I just quickly welded it back together...
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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/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 05:03:22 PST
Learning to Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Learning-to-Weld/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 19:19:17 PDT
Cheap Welding for Punks http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2008 18:33:59 PDT
My Phil B type carbon arc torch (mi soplete de arco a carb�n, tipo Phil B) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Phil-B-type-carbon-arc-torch-mi-soplete-de-arc/
My Phil B type carbon arc torch (mi soplete de arco a carb�n, tipo Phil B) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/MIWK/GI0TM2P2/FNFMIWKGI0TM2P2.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 PLEASE HELPME WITH ENGLISH ERRORS. I WILL APPRECIATE YOUR KINDNESS! Luego de haber hecho dos versiones de sopletes de un solo carbón, esta y esta, finalmente decidí que ya era hora de experimentar lo que hizo Phil B hace un tiempo. Obviamente, lo hice a mi manera, con las cosas que encontré a mano....
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 19:35:48 PST
Aluminium Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Second-Aluminium-Foundry/
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:45:43 PDT
How to weld a barbecue. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-weld-a-barbecue/
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Fri, 23 Jul 2010 14:01:47 PDT
How to build a barrel smoker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-barrel-smoker/
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Thu, 10 Jun 2010 16:29:39 PDT
Stainless Steel Rose from Scrap Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Stainless-Steel-Rose-from-Scrap-Metal/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2009 23:49:58 PDT
Build a Microwave Transformer Homemade Stick/Arc Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Microwave-Transformer-Homemade-Welder/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 19:47:13 PST
How to Weld - MIG Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weld---MIG-Welding/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2007 11:45:19 PDT