Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:34:29 PDT BLOX v1.01 Home Made Trailer Smoker for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Trailer-Smoker-for-Cheap/
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Sat, 17 Mar 2012 17:03:45 PDT
Raptor 5: a Fully Iron CNC DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Raptor-5-a-Fully-Iron-CNC-DIY/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 22:22:20 PDT
Weed Eater Powered Scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Weed-Eater-Powered-Scooter/
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Sun, 8 May 2016 10:30:37 PDT
MIG Welding Common Joints http://www.instructables.com/id/MIG-Welding-Common-Joints/
MIG Welding Common Joints - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/19XG/HCV91NZ0/F7Q19XGHCV91NZ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/19XG/HCV91NZ0/F7Q19XGHCV91NZ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/19XG/HCV91NZ0/F7Q19XGHCV91NZ0.SMALL.jpg bryans700 This Instructable will provide a short introduction to the process of MIG welding, as well as a step by step procedure in welding three common joints.  Welding can be used by anyone from beginners to experts in order to effectively join two pieces of metal.  By understanding different weld joints, t...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:34:33 PST
Welding EMT Conduit http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-EMT-Conduit/
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Fri, 8 Oct 2010 08:36:23 PDT
Three Wheel Bike Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Wheel-Bike-Car/
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Mon, 9 May 2011 01:08:36 PDT
Indestructible Thumb Detecting Shop Stein http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructible-Thumb-Detecting-Shop-Stein/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:05:45 PDT
Motorised Drift Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorised-Drift-Trike/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 19:53:22 PST
Welding plastic bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-plastic-bags/
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Mon, 27 Mar 2006 15:48:09 PST
Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Table-1/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 19:07:59 PST
muffle that noisy thing! http://www.instructables.com/id/muffle-that-noisy-thing/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2008 19:42:03 PDT
How to do Bodywork http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-Bodywork/
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Mon, 9 Nov 2009 12:20:51 PST
Fitting Tubes at Home for Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitting-Tubes-at-Home-for-Welding/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2009 15:24:10 PST
Refreshing your Lincoln AC-225 220V tombstone welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Refreshing-your-Lincoln-AC-225-220V-tombstone-weld/
Refreshing your Lincoln AC-225 220V tombstone welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/8LXB/GF80CTRR/F3M8LXBGF80CTRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/8LXB/GF80CTRR/F3M8LXBGF80CTRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3M/8LXB/GF80CTRR/F3M8LXBGF80CTRR.SMALL.jpg tundrawolf Good day, I recently purchased a Lincoln AC-225 welder for $40 (Minus leads of course). Before I plugged it in I decided to take it apart and clean it. I will show you how you can take your old welder and make it work like a new one. These machines have been produced for many years, and chances ar...
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:59:32 PDT
Zero Cost Aluminum Furnace (No Propane, No Glue / Epoxy, No Welding, Individually Replaceable Parts) http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Cost-Aluminum-Furnace-No-Propane-No-Glue-/
Zero Cost Aluminum Furnace (No Propane, No Glue / Epoxy, No Welding, Individually Replaceable Parts) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/WCTT/G3KYBIPO/F9RWCTTG3KYBIPO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/WCTT/G3KYBIPO/F9RWCTTG3KYBIPO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/WCTT/G3KYBIPO/F9RWCTTG3KYBIPO.SMALL.jpg quickshadow_2 UPDATE: PLEASE KINDLY VOTE FOR MY INSTRUCTABLE, THANKS ^_^ YOU MAY ALSO LIKE TO VOTE FOR MY OTHER CONTEST ENTRY AT www.instructables.com/id/Zero-Cost-Laptop-Cooler-Stand-No-Glue-No-Drill/ OR MAYBE VOTE FOR MY BEST FRIEND'S CONTEST ENTRY TOO, AT www.instructables.com/id/Very-Low-Cost-Sheet-Metal-Sp...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 22:25:11 PST
Designing for Sheet Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-for-Sheet-Metal/
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:23:12 PST
Steel and 2x4 Full Dining Table Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-and-2x4-Full-Dining-Table-Set/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:13:16 PDT
Copper Roses http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Roses/
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 22:19:18 PDT
On-Board Air Compressor / Welder for vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Board-Air-Compressor-Welder-for-vehicles/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 20:01:17 PST
Making the 2015 Hugo Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-2015-Hugo-Base/
Making the 2015 Hugo Base - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/DCG0/IDUQZDPU/F59DCG0IDUQZDPU.SMALL.jpg gfish I was watching the 2013 Hugo ceremony livestream when I made an offhand joke that I should have a base design in mind, just in case I was ever asked. And that would have been that, except 2 things happened: 1) Spokane won the Worldcon bid. I grew up in Spokane. I went to my first con in Spokane. I'd...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:08:52 PDT
How to "Weld" Aluminum Without a Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weld-Aluminum-Without-a-Welder/
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Wed, 2 Sep 2015 08:25:30 PDT
Protective Skull Face Shield With Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Protective-Skull-Face-Shield-With-Filter/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 16:56:16 PDT
Building Big Blue, a Home Made Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Big-Blue-a-Home-Made-Wood-Lathe/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 07:55:33 PDT
TIG-Welded Steel Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-Welded-Steel-Vase/
TIG-Welded Steel Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/M8SM/ICRXRPGP/FTXM8SMICRXRPGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/M8SM/ICRXRPGP/FTXM8SMICRXRPGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/M8SM/ICRXRPGP/FTXM8SMICRXRPGP.SMALL.jpg ElektraSteel I love TIG welding more than anything in the world, and I intentionally design my pieces to involve lots and lots of welds. This 31-sided stainless steel vase is a great example: Each edge is welded, not folded. It’s a delicious challenge for anyone who wants to practice their precision TIG welding!...
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Mon, 3 Aug 2015 12:30:43 PDT
Turbine engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-engine-2/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:13:43 PDT
Mini Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydrogen-Generator/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:27:25 PDT
Circle Cutter/Pipe Fitter for Plasma Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Circle-CutterPipe-Fitter-for-Plasma-Cutter/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 04:55:20 PDT
Blacksmithing a Metal Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-a-Metal-Rose/
Blacksmithing a Metal Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/JTS0/IBFSH6X4/F4SJTS0IBFSH6X4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/JTS0/IBFSH6X4/F4SJTS0IBFSH6X4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/JTS0/IBFSH6X4/F4SJTS0IBFSH6X4.SMALL.jpg Cfennell89 So a little while ago, I made a bunch of metal roses to give out as gifts for people. I documented my process so I could share it with you lovely people! Hope you enjoy!Materials you will need:14 guage sheet metal (steel) 16" steel pencil rod (1/4") Plasma Cutter Oxy/Acetylene Torch Mig/Tig/Stick we...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:32:40 PDT
Spun Steel and Waterjet Cut Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Spun-Steel-and-Water-Jet-Cut-Sculpture/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:04:46 PDT
TIG-Welded Steel Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-Welded-Steel-Bowl/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:04:49 PDT
- portable welding/fabrication table http://www.instructables.com/id/-portable-weldingfabrication-table/
- portable welding/fabrication table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SMALL.jpg 2hlwf8 this is my first major instructable, so we'll see how it goes. (and i'm sorry, i spent a lot of time adding notes to the fotos, and i can still see them in the editor, but they don't seem to be showing up. they help a lot. don't know what i did wrong.)i find work is fun with the right tools. wit...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:25:32 PDT
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Helping-Hands-Tool-For-Torch-BrazingSolde/
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to adapt an all-metal, non-magnetic, Helping Hands tool base to a magnetic base, so it will cling to a metal welding table, sheet metal, cookie sheet, etc. Why?Well, usually after lighting my Little Smith torch, I find that I need to adjust the non-magnetic Helpin...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:41:07 PDT
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-Blade-RazorHobby-Knife/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:21:17 PDT
Make Custom "S" Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-S-Hooks/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:56:13 PDT
Scrap Metal Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Coal-Forge/
Scrap Metal Coal Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SMALL.jpg TheSkreepyTinker Thanks for checking out my first Instructable!I had made a forge/smelter recently, but it wasn't terribly easy to only heat up a specific part of the piece I was working on due to it being really tall. Look for that Instructable soon.I had tried using a metal fire pit as my forge, but didn't want t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:37:39 PST
Skeleton Arm, Made by Penguin Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Arm-Made-by-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:42 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
Portable Welding Table / Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SMALL.jpg BoilingLeadBath A different approach to the "welding table" problem.As I see it, one of the primary advantages of the little (~100 A) arc welders is their portability, due to small footprint and 120 V input. However, the standard welding table is rather ungainly, heavy, and has no (or inadequate) storage capability...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Reviving an AutoDarkening Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-an-AutoDarkening-Welding-Helmet/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:56:43 PST
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Make a carbon arc torch for your 220 volt stick welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/K3C4/FK3O7SOE/F80K3C4FK3O7SOE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/K3C4/FK3O7SOE/F80K3C4FK3O7SOE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F80/K3C4/FK3O7SOE/F80K3C4FK3O7SOE.SMALL.jpg Phil B MIG welders can do many things, but they cannot heat metal for bending or brazing. Your stick welder can do those things with a carbon arc torch added to it.  I am using a torch already fully constructed, so you will not see the parts aside from their place in the final unit. Materials needed: 2 ...
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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/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/IAZK/HZ3YD3JD/F4DIAZKHZ3YD3JD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/IAZK/HZ3YD3JD/F4DIAZKHZ3YD3JD.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Minimalist Black Steel Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Black-Steel-Desk/
Minimalist Black Steel Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/26F7/HZ2IWF81/FH026F7HZ2IWF81.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO When we were moving into our new unfurnished apartment, we searched for furniture that would be cheap, easy to move, and look excellent with the room. After trolling around craigslist and finding an oblique mishmash of multicolored hand-me-downs, we threw up our hands, rolled up our sleeves, and wen...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:10 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/CUBI/FS6PJVPV/FHSCUBIFS6PJVPV.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/F82N/HXUYFGEX/FNAF82NHXUYFGEX.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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