Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 4 Aug 2015 09:14:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:32:40 PDT
Spun Steel and Water Jet 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/MS5T/I7W1TVV0/FXIMS5TI7W1TVV0.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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]]> 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/
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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/
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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 Bertison Harlwood 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
"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/
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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
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...
By: steam_cannon

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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
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.... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Your-own-Plasma-Cutter/
How to Make Your own Plasma Cutter.... - 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