Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:47:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Upcycled tool box http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-tool-box/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:41:54 PDT
Welding mask upgrade: Lights UP http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-mask-upgrade-Lights-UP/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:31:05 PDT
Making the 2015 Hugo Base http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-2015-Hugo-Base/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:08:52 PDT
Recycled scrap metal sheep // Mark II http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-scrap-metal-sheep-Mark-II/
Recycled scrap metal sheep // Mark II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/1R2R/IDTAOLWZ/FP91R2RIDTAOLWZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/1R2R/IDTAOLWZ/FP91R2RIDTAOLWZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/1R2R/IDTAOLWZ/FP91R2RIDTAOLWZ.SMALL.jpg katielong After having already mad a scrap sheep last summer, and with all the positive comments received as a result of it, i decided to make a new one! This time I took photos throughout the making process. I hope you like it! Step 1: sourcing the metal As an agricultural contractor, my dad is forever bu...
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:38:58 PDT
Lots of tables! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lots-of-tables/
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:47:32 PDT
A Modular Desk From Steel and Cypress Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Modular-Desk-From-Steel-and-Cypress-Wood/
A Modular Desk From Steel and Cypress Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/TQGL/IDQHXSUW/FFNTQGLIDQHXSUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/TQGL/IDQHXSUW/FFNTQGLIDQHXSUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/TQGL/IDQHXSUW/FFNTQGLIDQHXSUW.SMALL.jpg cwals15 The Story Behind the Desk:Because it's my first Instructable, I'd like to give a brief explanation of who I am as a self-proclaimed "maker." I grew up working on whatever projects either of my grandfathers or dad could dream up. One grandfather, "Gramps," is meticulous, a retired orthodontist. His t...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 18:57:46 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
Choosing Greener Metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-Greener-Metals/
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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:13:23 PDT
weld a cracked engine block/ welding cracked aluminum rims or other aluminum or magnesium casting http://www.instructables.com/id/weld-a-cracked-engine-block-welding-cracked-alumin/
weld a cracked engine block/ welding cracked aluminum rims or other aluminum or magnesium casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/DSGH/ID2XEDXG/FZNDSGHID2XEDXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/DSGH/ID2XEDXG/FZNDSGHID2XEDXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/DSGH/ID2XEDXG/FZNDSGHID2XEDXG.SMALL.jpg cleaverbikes become a neighbor hood hero welding cracked aluminum rims and engine blocks like the Neanderthal I know you are. cleaning, caustics and abrasives Oxides are your enemy. oxidides contain oxegen,dont conduct, dont alloy, make you you look badyou need to complete ly rid immediate heat affected a...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:12:48 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
DIY Magnetic Welding Jigs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Welding-Jigs/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 13:19:37 PDT
Scrap Metal Sheep http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Sheep/
Scrap Metal Sheep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/775B/ICM6YM8C/FF2775BICM6YM8C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/775B/ICM6YM8C/FF2775BICM6YM8C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/775B/ICM6YM8C/FF2775BICM6YM8C.SMALL.jpg katielong Whilst extremely bored one summer holiday, aged 15, I noticed our scrap bin was overflowing with compressed spring-like tines from my dad's machinery. I set myself a task to make use of them, and here we are; A life-sized sheep!
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:12:19 PDT
Basic Welding -- http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Welding-/
Basic Welding -- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/97DW/ICM6VU3E/FHO97DWICM6VU3E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/97DW/ICM6VU3E/FHO97DWICM6VU3E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/97DW/ICM6VU3E/FHO97DWICM6VU3E.SMALL.jpg gboettger Welcome, In this document I will outline the basic step by step instructions on how to weld mild steel up to 3/8" thick. (NOTE: A experienced welder may be able to weld thicker material with some pre-heating, but I would not suggest it.) Welding has many applications in the construction industry but...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:46:08 PDT
Design Wood log shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Wood-log-shelf/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 08:12:32 PDT
Building a Bike: Custom Honda Hobbit Moped http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Bike-Custom-Honda-Hobbit-Moped/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 10:04:03 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/JTS0/IBFSH6X4/F4SJTS0IBFSH6X4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/JTS0/IBFSH6X4/F4SJTS0IBFSH6X4.SQUARE.jpg http://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
C-Clamp Wood Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamp-Wood-Shelf/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:57:23 PDT
Simple metal fuse holder for a 4x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-fuse-holder-for-a-4x4/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:58:36 PDT
Spun Steel and Water Jet Cut Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Spun-Steel-and-Water-Jet-Cut-Sculpture/
Spun Steel and Water Jet Cut Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/GAOG/IB4A51PH/FVRGAOGIB4A51PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/GAOG/IB4A51PH/FVRGAOGIB4A51PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/GAOG/IB4A51PH/FVRGAOGIB4A51PH.SMALL.jpg albertdicruttalo This instructable will guide you through the process of fabricating a steel sculpture comprised of spun hemispheres and water jet cut flat patterns. I've inluded a dxf file of the geometry if you want to give it a try. Modeling I began this piece by modeling a sphere which was rotated 270 degree...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:04:46 PDT
Learn How To Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-To-Weld/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:17:44 PDT
Glue-Gun Filler Rod Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Glue-Gun-Filler-Rod-Dispenser/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:55:02 PDT
Floor Jack Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Jack-Helper/
Floor Jack Helper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/5FVK/I9LZA1WA/FR05FVKI9LZA1WA.SMALL.jpg RaysFabShop Quick do it yourself project which I have named the Floor Jack Helper, This simple design keeps small to larger floor jacks from sinking when used on soft or uneven ground. The floor jack helper can be made for any model or size of automotive lifting jacks, floor jack helper can be carried in storag...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 03:55:57 PDT
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Smart Phone Tripod Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Torch-Braze-a-Smart-Phone-Tripod-Mount/
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Smart Phone Tripod Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/46DI/I83L3YST/FCU46DII83L3YST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/46DI/I83L3YST/FCU46DII83L3YST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/46DI/I83L3YST/FCU46DII83L3YST.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to make a smart phone mount for a tripod. In the pictures, you will see me mounting a Sprint Motorola Photon Q phone onto a Manfrotto tripod (with a very convenient removable mount). Measure Your Smart Phone Since this is a non-adjustable mount, it will need ...
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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 17:44:07 PDT
TIG-Welded Steel Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-Welded-Steel-Bowl/
TIG-Welded Steel Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LLX5/I800Z0ST/FDHLLX5I800Z0ST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LLX5/I800Z0ST/FDHLLX5I800Z0ST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LLX5/I800Z0ST/FDHLLX5I800Z0ST.SMALL.jpg ElektraSteel This is a large, geometric bowl that I designed and fabricated out of stainless steel. I TIG welded the pieces together and sanded it to a satin finish. A handful of people have asked me questions about how I made them, so I took lots of photos and even a few time-lapse videos. Thought this would be...
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 18:04:49 PDT
Scrap Metal Crab http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Crab/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 06:45:01 PDT
building a dolly for my toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/building-a-dolly-for-my-toolbox/
building a dolly for my toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/LQYC/I7W1WVPI/FNKLQYCI7W1WVPI.SMALL.jpg drosenkranz these toolboxes were equipped with small wheels that were designed to roll over flat surfaces and they worked really well but the only problem with that was during my deployment to Afghanistan there were few places that were flat or smooth enough to roll the heavy toolbox on trust me we tried. it wa...
By: drosenkranz

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:49:17 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
Weld Cast Iron (Ford '54 NAA head Repair) http://www.instructables.com/id/Weld-Cast-Iron-Ford-54-NAA-head-Repair/
Weld Cast Iron (Ford '54 NAA head Repair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/TU4D/I7VQLAZH/F6ATU4DI7VQLAZH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/TU4D/I7VQLAZH/F6ATU4DI7VQLAZH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/TU4D/I7VQLAZH/F6ATU4DI7VQLAZH.SMALL.jpg neffk Cast iron is a material that is used in farm and automotive applications. It is a great material but sometimes failures require dramatic repairs. In this article I'll tell you about a repair I made on the head of an old tractor using a stick welder. Research I'm not much of a welder, though I wis...
By: neffk

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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:00:37 PDT
The X-Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/The-X-Jig/
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By: The Fe Factor

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 PDT
Small welding surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-welding-surface/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 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/
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/9164/I7CVLZDO/FIR9164I7CVLZDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/9164/I7CVLZDO/FIR9164I7CVLZDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/9164/I7CVLZDO/FIR9164I7CVLZDO.SMALL.jpg Kyleluvspets Xacto knives are great. But sometimes they are a pain, from wearing out, to just being too dangerous. So, I decided to make a simple, cheap, and fast alternative that I can customize. This project actually started out with a goal to create a razor in the context of shaving, but plans always change. ...
By: Kyleluvspets

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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/
Make Custom "S" Hooks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/CYQR/I7AB3H5D/F0YCYQRI7AB3H5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/CYQR/I7AB3H5D/F0YCYQRI7AB3H5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Y/CYQR/I7AB3H5D/F0YCYQRI7AB3H5D.SMALL.jpg Phil B I needed about a dozen "S" hooks. Those I saw in the hardware section of a big box store cost too much and were not the right size or shape. I decided to make a jig for making my own "S" hooks.Materials 1 1/4 inch angle iron (old bed frame) 3/4 inch water pipe 3/8 inch rod 1/8 to 3/16 inch rod for ...
By: Phil B

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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:56:13 PDT
How To Stick Weld! Basic Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Stick-Weld-Basic-Guide/
How To Stick Weld! Basic Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SMALL.jpg SubDude350 Hello everyone, SubDude350 here, and today I'm gonna talk to you about Stick Welding. Specifically, how to Stick Weld. Now this is by no means a definitive guide, as I don't cover a lot. This is meant to get you a basis on how to start and on how to get you going. Now I'm not the best welder, but my...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:20:29 PST
Scrap Metal Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Coal-Forge/
Scrap Metal Coal Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Valentines Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Picture-Frame/
Valentines Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/32ZR/I66CWQDC/FTB32ZRI66CWQDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/32ZR/I66CWQDC/FTB32ZRI66CWQDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/32ZR/I66CWQDC/FTB32ZRI66CWQDC.SMALL.jpg McMederich Its that time of the year again. Valentines day. Many men dread this day, as it reminds us of our constant lack of creativity when it comes to thinking of a gift for our significant others. But why give into the temptations of taking the easy way out by buying the usual roses and chocolates, when yo...
By: McMederich

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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:09:07 PST
Portable Welding Table / Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Welding-Table-Kit/
Portable Welding Table / Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0R/R72M/I5TI4JF9/F0RR72MI5TI4JF9.SQUARE.jpg http://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
Simple Steel Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Steel-Ring/
Simple Steel Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/PTY0/I5THV4C9/FKQPTY0I5THV4C9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/PTY0/I5THV4C9/FKQPTY0I5THV4C9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/PTY0/I5THV4C9/FKQPTY0I5THV4C9.SMALL.jpg HowToWut In this Instructable, I will show you how I forged my own personal ring. Hope you enjoy! Tools I used some lo carbon 1/4 inch steel round stock, a forging hammer (I don't know the weight), files, pliers, safety glasses and gloves, and a welding helmet. I also had a oxy-acetylene torch (cutting t...
By: HowToWut

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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 17:24:39 PST
Steel And Bamboo Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-And-Bamboo-Desk/
Steel And Bamboo Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/BV2G/I5MD08ET/FQYBV2GI5MD08ET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/BV2G/I5MD08ET/FQYBV2GI5MD08ET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/BV2G/I5MD08ET/FQYBV2GI5MD08ET.SMALL.jpg mbeaumont1 Here is a simple way to built a solid desk to fit the dimensions you need. Design First thing is to determine the shape and dimensions of the desk. I use 3D drawing (SolidEdge in this case) to determine the dimensions of all the parts. Prepare The Material Once the drawing is finish. I cut all...
By: mbeaumont1

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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:44:29 PST
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture Part 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-4/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:18:50 PST
Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Cart/
Welding Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/7BEY/I58IBVAA/F1U7BEYI58IBVAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/7BEY/I58IBVAA/F1U7BEYI58IBVAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/7BEY/I58IBVAA/F1U7BEYI58IBVAA.SMALL.jpg nate71173 Recycle it! Welding carts are essential for the welder, it allows the controls to be within reach without taking up your valuable workspace. In this tutorial we will review how i was EASILY able to save more than $100. by rescuing a discarded paint sprayer from the dump. The sprayer looked as if it ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:56:49 PST
The "Tinfoil Asteroid" Motor Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Inertia-and-the-Pursuit-of-the-Perfect-Stance/
The "Tinfoil Asteroid" Motor Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HASX/I6C2KBST/FJ6HASXI6C2KBST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HASX/I6C2KBST/FJ6HASXI6C2KBST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/HASX/I6C2KBST/FJ6HASXI6C2KBST.SMALL.jpg Shawn HibmaCronan This Instructable will give you an inside look at a central feature of an elaborate ongoing vehicle transformation entitled "Love, Inertia, and the Pursuit of the Perfect Stance." During my time as an artist-in-residence in the Pier 9 Workshop, I used their incredible digital fabrication machines, 3...
By: Shawn HibmaCronan

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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 10:07:57 PST
Adjustable height welding stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-height-welding-stands/
Adjustable height welding stands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BS7N/I3VHYAHQ/F35BS7NI3VHYAHQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BS7N/I3VHYAHQ/F35BS7NI3VHYAHQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/BS7N/I3VHYAHQ/F35BS7NI3VHYAHQ.SMALL.jpg gfish Working on a large kinetic sculpture last summer, I faced a problem. I had a bunch of strut sections that needed to be welded together. These would later be bolted into two giant, nested rings, so a high degree of precision was required. The strut sections were up to 1.6 meters long. I didn't have a...
By: gfish

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:07:54 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/M1KP/I3THI2Z2/FNKM1KPI3THI2Z2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/M1KP/I3THI2Z2/FNKM1KPI3THI2Z2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/M1KP/I3THI2Z2/FNKM1KPI3THI2Z2.SMALL.jpg turkoy18 These horseshoe dutch oven holders are the perfect gift for someone special on any occasion. They would be great for anyone who cooks with a dutch oven and does not want to burn a hole in the table. Simply just place this horseshoe holder on the table, and then the hot dutch oven on top, and serve a...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST