Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding http://www.instructables.com Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:44:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-2/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:50:11 PDT
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-1/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:42:13 PDT
the unfinished trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/the-unfinished-trailer/
the unfinished trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It happens sometimes that for bad luck or different causes you cannot see the completing of an almost finished project... anyway you will be happy to know that in my case I decided to comment the pictures and publish the steps anyway. The bed frame A friend of mine obtained a nice bed frame with ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:01:51 PDT
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
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
How To Attach A Bayonet To A Homemade Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Attach-A-Bayonet-To-A-Homemade-Gun/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:46:30 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 i...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:28:14 PDT
Redwood Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Redwood-Coffee-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 23:17:06 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
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
Very Manly Beer Keg Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Keg-Welding-Helmet/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 07:15:47 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
3D EAGLE SCULPTURE http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Eagle-Sculpture/
3D EAGLE SCULPTURE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HRWR/HVFL4JPJ/FW7HRWRHVFL4JPJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HRWR/HVFL4JPJ/FW7HRWRHVFL4JPJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/HRWR/HVFL4JPJ/FW7HRWRHVFL4JPJ.SMALL.jpg mclovinof2009 Ive made two eagles as seen the "mother bird" standing 16" tall with a 32" wing span took 40 hours to make the "baby bird" standing 10" tall (wingspan unknown) took 15 hour to make The materials needed to make this are:A pair of needle nose pliers ( i used welpers)a sheet of 16 gage(1/16") meta...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 18:50:36 PDT
Rockin' Stump http://www.instructables.com/id/Rockin-Stump/
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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
The quick fix on Miller #20 water cooled Torches http://www.instructables.com/id/The-quick-fix-on-Miller-20-water-cooled-Torches/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 18:15:51 PDT
Welder's Square http://www.instructables.com/id/Welders-Square/
Welder's Square - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/AQOF/HUM3I1MM/FHBAQOFHUM3I1MM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/AQOF/HUM3I1MM/FHBAQOFHUM3I1MM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/AQOF/HUM3I1MM/FHBAQOFHUM3I1MM.SMALL.jpg Richard_H A simple but effective tool for welders - a small square with a notch milled out of the corner, so it can be used on angles where a fillet weld would normally interfere with the square. This is handy because welding tends to pull joints out of square as the molten joint cools, so it's not enough t...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:30:52 PDT
Coffee table out of a .... car wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-table-out-of-a-car-wheel/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:16:57 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
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 1 - Rims http://www.instructables.com/id/S10-Blazer-Upgrades-Part-1-Rims/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:28:49 PDT
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 2 - Trailer Hitch and Bumper Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/S10-Blazer-Upgrades-Part-2-Trailer-Hitch-and-Bumpe/
S10 Blazer Upgrades Part 2 - Trailer Hitch and Bumper Guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YSNQ/HO2377SQ/FPEYSNQHO2377SQ.SMALL.jpg MikeMosher During my Project I decided to improve upon the little hitch bumper I found last year. And it would just look funny if I hadn't redone the trailer hitch itself, which was rusted and covered in undercoating.  uprades were done with the help of www.techshop.ws Chop, Cut, Design I started out by c...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:15:18 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
Proper Metal Insert Gas (MIG) Welding Technique http://www.instructables.com/id/Proper-Metal-Insert-Gas-MIG-Welding-Technique/
Proper Metal Insert Gas (MIG) Welding Technique - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JPRJ/HSGRTK0G/FBTJPRJHSGRTK0G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JPRJ/HSGRTK0G/FBTJPRJHSGRTK0G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/JPRJ/HSGRTK0G/FBTJPRJHSGRTK0G.SMALL.jpg d_herbert Metal Insert Gas (MIG) welding is a skill that is utilized by many people in industrial fields.  Nowadays it's proper name is Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) but it is still referred to as MIG welding.  Compared to various types of welding, MIG is one of the easier techniques to learn.  With a little...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:56:33 PST
Repairing large cracks in Eurovan roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-large-cracks-in-Eurovan-roof/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 13:52:10 PST
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
Cantilever Gate Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Cantilever-Gate-Project/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:51:41 PST
100 ton steel press without hydraulics for bending, crushing, punching and forming http://www.instructables.com/id/100-ton-steel-press-without-hydraulics-for-bending/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/E2KF/HRS60G0M/F10E2KFHRS60G0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/E2KF/HRS60G0M/F10E2KFHRS60G0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/E2KF/HRS60G0M/F10E2KFHRS60G0M.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil You'll enjoy wielding the awesome power of the inclined plane in order to make this simple, cheap and very effective press. In the vid you'll see me test it by punching 17mm holes in 8mm solid steel plate. 
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:22:45 PST
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
"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
Jeep CJ7 Nose Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep-CJ7-Nose-Lift/
Jeep CJ7 Nose Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A4O3/HRPNAMR3/FCBA4O3HRPNAMR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A4O3/HRPNAMR3/FCBA4O3HRPNAMR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/A4O3/HRPNAMR3/FCBA4O3HRPNAMR3.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I was walking down the isle at the Rhinebeck swap meet when I saw this old Jeepster nose. I thought it would look great on my CJ-7. thankfully it fit in the trunk and left plenty of room for more stuff... Disassembly The first thing was to chop it up.Then I took the center piece and test fit it o...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:09:57 PST
BBQ Plus Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/BBQ-Plus-Welding-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/1F4I/HR3EF3OU/FJ01F4IHR3EF3OU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/1F4I/HR3EF3OU/FJ01F4IHR3EF3OU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/1F4I/HR3EF3OU/FJ01F4IHR3EF3OU.SMALL.jpg stevenarango This Are My BBQ And Welding Projects.  They are Made Using 2. mm think Metal. The Table Has Metal Legs And Wood shelves  And a Box To Hold Stuff The BBQ is All Metal Painted with Heat Resistant Paint. And The Wheels Taken From A Small Table. It Has An Electric Motor. Not Made by Me.... For this  ...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:24:09 PST
Magnetic Welding Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Welding-Clamp/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:01:48 PST
Great First MIG Welding Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-First-MIG-Welding-Project/
Great First MIG Welding Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FB4Z/HQMKWXDV/FYNFB4ZHQMKWXDV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FB4Z/HQMKWXDV/FYNFB4ZHQMKWXDV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/FB4Z/HQMKWXDV/FYNFB4ZHQMKWXDV.SMALL.jpg werdna17 *DISCLAIMER:This is in no means a tutorial on how to weld, yes basic instructions will be required, but a MUCH more in depth knowledge of welding safety is required, I will not have on my conscious someone's mistake nor will I take blame for it. If looking for a welding tutorial I suggest this one h...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:37:18 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
Custom Radio Flyer Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Radio-Flyer-Update/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/NVG0/HQF9G6MZ/FQHNVG0HQF9G6MZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/NVG0/HQF9G6MZ/FQHNVG0HQF9G6MZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/NVG0/HQF9G6MZ/FQHNVG0HQF9G6MZ.SMALL.jpg gerrits13 This is the update on my radio flyer wagon project.  The frame is pretty much all of the way done all I need to do now is attach a body to it.
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:57:32 PST
Metal Garden Trellis - Made At The Tech Shop In San Jose http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Garden-Trellis-Made-At-The-Tech-Shop-In-San-/
Metal Garden Trellis - Made At The Tech Shop In San Jose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/FNNA/HPZMSZ9Q/FRQFNNAHPZMSZ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/FNNA/HPZMSZ9Q/FRQFNNAHPZMSZ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/FNNA/HPZMSZ9Q/FRQFNNAHPZMSZ9Q.SMALL.jpg pubdesign Made this trellis a couple weeks ago as a Christmas gift for my mom. I'm learning to MIG weld and felt like this was a really good beginner project because everything is tack welded. Made it at the Tech Shop in San Jose http://www.techshop.ws/ts_sanjose.html. Enjoy! Purchase And Clean Metal this...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 02:25:57 PST
MIG Welding at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/MIG-Welding-at-TechShop/
MIG Welding at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/U795/HOUG82NZ/F14U795HOUG82NZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/U795/HOUG82NZ/F14U795HOUG82NZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/U795/HOUG82NZ/F14U795HOUG82NZ.SMALL.jpg cwcorbin First step is to get a membership at TechShop!  They have great classes and great tools!  This was my fourth class, where we learned about using the MIG Welder! MIG Welder: Controls and Considerations In addition to the course materials received for the class, I though I would document the class...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 20:37:18 PST
Homemade Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Clamp/
Homemade Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 This will be showing you how to make a homemade clamp. Drawing It Out First draw out the shape of the clamp. Cutting It Out Now cut out the clamp with a cutting torch. I used a victor cutting torch with a #1 tip on it to get a fine cut on the metal. Grinding Now grind the rough edges with...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 16:06:50 PST
Manly Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Manly-Coffee-Table/
Manly Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/KEPE/HP0CPNPK/FEEKEPEHP0CPNPK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/KEPE/HP0CPNPK/FEEKEPEHP0CPNPK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/KEPE/HP0CPNPK/FEEKEPEHP0CPNPK.SMALL.jpg Mr.Hyde in this instructable I'll show you how I made a cool coffee table for a friend of mine. He can really enjoy a good meal so I decided to build it using a huge metal spoon and fork. All the components were found in a local thrift shop. I suggest you go to one of those and look for diverse metal parts ...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:11:22 PST
Wax Melting Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wax-Melting-Stand/
Wax Melting Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U28P/HPLWYMBK/FD7U28PHPLWYMBK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U28P/HPLWYMBK/FD7U28PHPLWYMBK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/U28P/HPLWYMBK/FD7U28PHPLWYMBK.SMALL.jpg LizardShop A tutorial on how to make a small wax melting stand that runs off a sterno (welding is required but you can work your way around that with nuts and bolts.) Materials:1 sternosheet metalmetal wire(12-18 Gauge)magnetwax and moldchalk(optional) Cutting The Metal Down To Size Cut a 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 sqau...
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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 22:20:45 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
Funshapes for Welding Practice @TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Funshapes-for-Welding-Practice-TechShop/
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 19:54:10 PDT
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
How to make a paint gun stand on the cheap...(QUICK & DIRTY) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paint-gun-stand-on-the-cheapQUICK-DI/
How to make a paint gun stand on the cheap...(QUICK & DIRTY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/ICV5/HLJUXSQG/FYXICV5HLJUXSQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/ICV5/HLJUXSQG/FYXICV5HLJUXSQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/ICV5/HLJUXSQG/FYXICV5HLJUXSQG.SMALL.jpg tjolley2000 I recently started doing some DIY automotive grade painting... And well, in hind sight, I might have just paid $500 - $1200 to have my gas tank and fender for my motorcycle painted. It's expensive, time consuming, expensive, a lot can go wrong forcing you to start over, expensive, requires a lot of ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 16:52:42 PDT
Dual-Weight Slide Hammer from scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Slide-Hammer-from-scraps/
Dual-Weight Slide Hammer from scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/LH6H/HK6XD3VJ/FBPLH6HHK6XD3VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/LH6H/HK6XD3VJ/FBPLH6HHK6XD3VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/LH6H/HK6XD3VJ/FBPLH6HHK6XD3VJ.SMALL.jpg wrenchmonster We all know a slide hammer is a great tool to have around the shop.  The problem with the commercially made units are that they're expensive and not terribly versatile.  I didn't want to buy 3 or 4 hammers for various purposes.  So I set out to design a slide hammer that could do both light and heav...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:25:10 PDT