Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 18:48:01 PST BLOX v1.01 Forged Shelf Brackets http://www.instructables.com/id/Forged-Shelf-Brackets/
Forged Shelf Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/AT1B/IW5JBNC0/F7IAT1BIW5JBNC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/AT1B/IW5JBNC0/F7IAT1BIW5JBNC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/AT1B/IW5JBNC0/F7IAT1BIW5JBNC0.SMALL.jpg jbrauer This Instructable will walk you through forging industrial style shelf brackets. I have this theory that if blacksmiths of a bygone era had access to abrasive chopsaws and MIG welders, they would have used them. So while I'm using some equipment that is nearly 100 years old, this isn't exactly a l...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:45:47 PST
Turtle Made Out of Mild Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Made-Out-of-Mild-Steel/
Turtle Made Out of Mild Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/9H63/IVO4XKO8/FQ39H63IVO4XKO8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/9H63/IVO4XKO8/FQ39H63IVO4XKO8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/9H63/IVO4XKO8/FQ39H63IVO4XKO8.SMALL.jpg millju This is a turtle I made for my girlfriend as she loves turtles. I made it out of 80mm solid round bar which was then cut in half then shaped with a grinder using a blue soft pad. I mig welded the head,flippers and tail onto it. I did this as work was slow at the time and gave me something to do and ...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:59:23 PST
Metal "Rug" http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Rug/
Metal "Rug" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/KE15/IVO4L5Z2/FABKE15IVO4L5Z2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/KE15/IVO4L5Z2/FABKE15IVO4L5Z2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/KE15/IVO4L5Z2/FABKE15IVO4L5Z2.SMALL.jpg bravoechonovember1 I was inspired by this instructable, made by author amalkhan, she made a rug that wasn't made from cloth. Though a rug made from metal isn't at all as comfortable as a regular rug, it is a good conversation piece (and a work of art)Hope you enjoy this instructable! Stuff Needed Stuff needed Meta...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:35:11 PST
Make Table Tops From Used Drum Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Table-Tops-From-Used-Drum-Sticks/
Make Table Tops From Used Drum Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/LGA2/IVO63DBH/FTCLGA2IVO63DBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/LGA2/IVO63DBH/FTCLGA2IVO63DBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/LGA2/IVO63DBH/FTCLGA2IVO63DBH.SMALL.jpg timsway Most drummers have buckets of used drum sticks they won't throw away, just in case. It should be pretty easy to get them to part with a few of them if they know they are going to good use.This Instructable will show you how I make table tops out of used drum sticks as well as how the steel base was ...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:37:42 PST
BMW E46 M3 Exhaust Muffler Back Box Flange Rusted Corroded Flanges Repair Kit Install Fitting Guide Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-E46-M3-Exhaust-Muffler-Back-Box-Flange-Rusted-/
BMW E46 M3 Exhaust Muffler Back Box Flange Rusted Corroded Flanges Repair Kit Install Fitting Guide Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/DXZR/IVHQISMG/FR2DXZRIVHQISMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/DXZR/IVHQISMG/FR2DXZRIVHQISMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/DXZR/IVHQISMG/FR2DXZRIVHQISMG.SMALL.jpg x8rltd The ProblemThe OEM cast iron flanges rust / corrode and eventually split causing exhaust leaks. A common fault on E46 M3 models is failure of the exhaust flanges caused by rust / corrosion of this part. Four flanges are used to clamp together and seal the intermediate pipe to the rear muffler / back...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:39:40 PST
Collapsible Pull-up Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Pull-up-Bar/
Collapsible Pull-up Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/QVU9/IVA4M49L/F0NQVU9IVA4M49L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/QVU9/IVA4M49L/F0NQVU9IVA4M49L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/QVU9/IVA4M49L/F0NQVU9IVA4M49L.SMALL.jpg JonathanW77 Our climbing gym needed a pull-up bar, we needed something to do instead of studying for exams, it was a match made in heaven. What follows here will take you through what we did, but should be viewed as more of a rough guide since anyone wanting to replicate this will probably have to change the de...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 03:42:47 PST
Custom Comic Theme Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Helmet-1/
Custom Comic Theme Welding Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/A7PN/IVA4H09A/FR7A7PNIVA4H09A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/A7PN/IVA4H09A/FR7A7PNIVA4H09A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/A7PN/IVA4H09A/FR7A7PNIVA4H09A.SMALL.jpg eeVee My husband recently mentioned that he wanted to personalize our welding helmets by Airbrushing them. Personally, I am not the greatest at Airbrushing images, but nevertheless still wanted to customize both helmets for him as a surprise. After some consideration over the medium i would use, I decided...
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 20:18:48 PST
How To Build A Conference Table / Dining Table w/ Walnut & Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Conference-Table-Dining-Table-W-Wal/
How To Build A Conference Table / Dining Table w/ Walnut & Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/RO41/IUEU6AXF/FKCRO41IUEU6AXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/RO41/IUEU6AXF/FKCRO41IUEU6AXF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/RO41/IUEU6AXF/FKCRO41IUEU6AXF.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop In this video, I show you how to build this conference table (would also make a great dining table) from Walnut and steel. Watch the video then follow the steps below! Assemble The Steel Bases The bases are made from steel 1" 16ga square tubing. I cut my pieces and then welded them together using...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:12:04 PDT
Simple Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Welding-Cart/
Simple Welding Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/GI2I/IU9UXEU0/FHLGI2IIU9UXEU0.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a simple welding cart I made to hold my new welder.This was my first welding project ever. If you're taking the leap into teaching yourself to weld, I recommend making your own cart. It's a great first-time welding project that provides an opportunity to practice some basic metal cutting and...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:30:50 PDT
Steel Link Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Link-Chain/
Steel Link Chain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/OVF8/IU5N8189/F7BOVF8IU5N8189.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/OVF8/IU5N8189/F7BOVF8IU5N8189.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/OVF8/IU5N8189/F7BOVF8IU5N8189.SMALL.jpg orirum Its a real cool thing to be able to make your own welded steel link chain. At some point you will find use for it :) its fun to make and good exercise in making link chain.Materials and Equipment Needed1. Hot rolled ( softened) steel wire, here I am using 1/8 thick steel wire2. 2 inch diameter steel...
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:41:29 PDT
Welding Gloves That Live Forever http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Gloves-That-Live-Forever/
Welding Gloves That Live Forever - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/YZ10/IU4YVPB6/FASYZ10IU4YVPB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/YZ10/IU4YVPB6/FASYZ10IU4YVPB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/YZ10/IU4YVPB6/FASYZ10IU4YVPB6.SMALL.jpg steelshell fab Don't chuck yer 15$ welding gloves because the seams came apart.This is how to "Man Sew" with Kevlar thread, and get a crazy long life out of your welding gloves.I have a rather large collection of nice leather TIG gloves that I got new while at various welding jobs over the years. usually the seams...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 21:21:06 PDT
Diamond Grit Pedestal Grinder for 12$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamond-Grit-Pedestal-Grinder-for-12/
Diamond Grit Pedestal Grinder for 12$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/K3SP/ITQ32H0W/FJ5K3SPITQ32H0W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/K3SP/ITQ32H0W/FJ5K3SPITQ32H0W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/K3SP/ITQ32H0W/FJ5K3SPITQ32H0W.SMALL.jpg steelshell fab How to add an inexpensive diamond grinding element to your existing pedestal grinder.- I use it for sharpening tungsten for TIG welding, but it's also good for sharpening lathe bits and drill bits. What you'll need * You must have a pedestal, or bench grinder which receives at least a 4 inch grin...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 10:33:13 PDT
Dremel Tungsten Grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Tungsten-Grinder/
Dremel Tungsten Grinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/D70L/ITQ30WKZ/FRUD70LITQ30WKZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/D70L/ITQ30WKZ/FRUD70LITQ30WKZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/D70L/ITQ30WKZ/FRUD70LITQ30WKZ.SMALL.jpg steelshell fab I decided to come up with a way to sharpen my tungsten for TIG welding, which would be close by, and uses a finer grit than my pedestal grinder. Gathering materials You will need:* either a Dremel grinder, or a knock off (which is just fine for this application)* Drill and bits (I used a step bit...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 05:54:38 PDT
Minimalist Steel Rocking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Steel-Rocking-Chair/
Minimalist Steel Rocking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9IIA/ITQ31TNR/FLB9IIAITQ31TNR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9IIA/ITQ31TNR/FLB9IIAITQ31TNR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/9IIA/ITQ31TNR/FLB9IIAITQ31TNR.SMALL.jpg Henri.Lacoste Welcome to my instructable. I have titled my intro with a quote by Picasso "Good artists borrow, great artists steal" because, I'm afraid, the design for this rocking chair is a shameless copy of a beautiful piece of furniture by Muller Van Severen. I fell in love with their design and since I don't...
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 05:48:11 PDT
Industrial Hand Rail http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Hand-Rail/
Industrial Hand Rail - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/433L/ITPSH0UG/FYF433LITPSH0UG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/433L/ITPSH0UG/FYF433LITPSH0UG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/433L/ITPSH0UG/FYF433LITPSH0UG.SMALL.jpg John_Malecki Check out this quick and easy tutorial on making an Industrial Hand Rail. Materials Needed. 2" Square Tubing1" round tubing Acetone Matte Clear Coat Enamel Tools Needed Angle Grinder Metal Cutting Saw ( I use EVOLUTION RAGE 3) Welder ( Lincoln MIG 210MP)Grinding Wheels Wire Wheel Safety WearWelding ...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:15:27 PDT
Welding Clamp for Thin Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Clamp-for-Thin-Materials/
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:48:49 PDT
Sutro Tower Coat Rack Process From Manufacturing to Delivery http://www.instructables.com/id/Sutro-Tower-Coat-Rack-Process-From-Manufacturing-t/
Sutro Tower Coat Rack Process From Manufacturing to Delivery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RAPN/IT5YL1I6/FDFRAPNIT5YL1I6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RAPN/IT5YL1I6/FDFRAPNIT5YL1I6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/RAPN/IT5YL1I6/FDFRAPNIT5YL1I6.SMALL.jpg TimS267 Finally, a place to put all your layers. From coats, to hoodies, to scarves, to bags, and umbrellas, this rack can hold it all. Our love of Sutro Tower's minimal lines inspired us to create a beautiful art piece that also functions to declutter your environment. Drawing from Sutro Tower's actual arc...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:04:22 PDT
Welder Storage Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Welder-Storage-Hook/
Welder Storage Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/12JA/IT22TEYM/FH012JAIT22TEYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/12JA/IT22TEYM/FH012JAIT22TEYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/12JA/IT22TEYM/FH012JAIT22TEYM.SMALL.jpg ALEX_HOLAND Ufff a lot of time since my last post.Hope you lijke this small proyect. Materials Board 2cm Ithick, and plywood, 5mm thickNo measures, since it must fit your need.Run through the table saw in order to get the same widthRounded Corner to fit the cables.The plywood mut be 4 inches longer than th...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:59:31 PDT
Sandscoop for Metal Detecting http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandscoop-for-Metal-Detecting/
Sandscoop for Metal Detecting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/B4BK/ISCC2Y1C/FQXB4BKISCC2Y1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/B4BK/ISCC2Y1C/FQXB4BKISCC2Y1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/B4BK/ISCC2Y1C/FQXB4BKISCC2Y1C.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu I've picked up a hobby that is most often reserved for a more mature generation: metal detecting. I guess I am in training for retirement. Like most hobbies you can easily get carried away buying up the best equipment you can('t) afford, so I elected to build my own sand scoop for those hot summer d...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 20:21:00 PDT
Custom Live Edge Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Live-Edge-Table/
Custom Live Edge Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/F7GV/ISCC1ERG/FJ7F7GVISCC1ERG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/F7GV/ISCC1ERG/FJ7F7GVISCC1ERG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/F7GV/ISCC1ERG/FJ7F7GVISCC1ERG.SMALL.jpg DylanD581 Bring the outdoors, indoors with a custom live edge table, a flat-cut tree slab with glossy black, welded steel legs.This cherry wood table showcases the tree's natural grain, and the live edge gives it a rustic and unfinished look. This adds some nice character to the table, too. The legs are welde...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 06:39:02 PDT
Extra Hand for a Drink Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Hand-for-a-Drink-Cup/
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 12:39:19 PDT
Life Size Figure Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Size-Figure-Sculpture/
Life Size Figure Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/DLA0/ISCBO85Q/FJMDLA0ISCBO85Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/DLA0/ISCBO85Q/FJMDLA0ISCBO85Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJM/DLA0/ISCBO85Q/FJMDLA0ISCBO85Q.SMALL.jpg cfreeman8 Do you love sculpture? Want to know how to make an awesome, award winning work of art? I'm going to walk you through this piece I made for an introduction to sculpture class at Santa Clara University. Figure out what you want to make! Think long and hard. What do you like to look at? What will y...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 16:43:48 PDT
Caradonna Coffee table http://www.instructables.com/id/Caradonna-Coffee-Table/
Caradonna Coffee table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/ID8B/ISCBBTIV/FQQID8BISCBBTIV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/ID8B/ISCBBTIV/FQQID8BISCBBTIV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/ID8B/ISCBBTIV/FQQID8BISCBBTIV.SMALL.jpg LateNightWood This is a coffee table I was commissioned to build last year. It's a blend of rectangular steel tubing and wood. It was a fun challenge to take on, and the owners were very pleased with the results. Hope you like it! Laying It Out I don't have pictures of my initial sketch, but I had this photo o...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 10:30:48 PDT
Toolbox Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-Workbench/
Toolbox Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RTUV/ISCBISNT/FQSRTUVISCBISNT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RTUV/ISCBISNT/FQSRTUVISCBISNT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RTUV/ISCBISNT/FQSRTUVISCBISNT.SMALL.jpg lawrence.esterlen Many years ago I had a crappy $65 wal-mart tool box with friction slides (no ball bearings) and maybe 5 drawers. As my expertise and tool collection grew, I found I needed more space. I purchased a husky roll-cab, which I enjoyed for a while, but it took up valuable wall space in my garage where I...
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Thu, 1 Sep 2016 08:20:12 PDT
Convert a Hobie Cat from Sail to Power (Cheap Pontoon Boat) http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Hobie-Cat-From-Sail-to-Power-Cheap-Ponto/
Convert a Hobie Cat from Sail to Power (Cheap Pontoon Boat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/XKVY/ISCBFVPI/FQEXKVYISCBFVPI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/XKVY/ISCBFVPI/FQEXKVYISCBFVPI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/XKVY/ISCBFVPI/FQEXKVYISCBFVPI.SMALL.jpg OogieMustBoogie This instructable will explain how to create a device to attach a small outboard motor to a Hobie 16 and turn it into a very fun cheap cruising boat... Philosophy Sailing is a great art. Many people see no other way to enjoy the water. The Hobie cat 16 catamaran is a great intermediate sailboat...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:42:42 PDT
13' Coca Pelli Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Coca-Pelli-Fountain/
13' Coca Pelli Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/MMVK/ISCBFECM/FLCMMVKISCBFECM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/MMVK/ISCBFECM/FLCMMVKISCBFECM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/MMVK/ISCBFECM/FLCMMVKISCBFECM.SMALL.jpg HandyLandy My Mother-in-law asked me to build her a fountain for her front yard. 4 years later I finally did. I didn't know how to weld so this was my first welding project. I actually did this project to enter a Miller competition for a boat. I lost but gained a great life skill with the help of my cousin Sam...
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:13:25 PDT
Tiny house on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-on-Wheels/
Tiny house on wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/6LD6/ISCBDKP0/FJ06LD6ISCBDKP0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/6LD6/ISCBDKP0/FJ06LD6ISCBDKP0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/6LD6/ISCBDKP0/FJ06LD6ISCBDKP0.SMALL.jpg AndresH7 I started my new tiny house project. Step 1: Tiny house on wheels - Starting to build trailer Tiny house on wheels - Starting to build trailerThis is my tiny house project. It is old 2 x 6,2m tractor trailer. I removed top sheet metal so I can use only frame. I have plan to weld extra 1,8m front ...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:25:38 PDT
Bed to Bench - Metal version http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-to-Bench-Metal-Version/
Bed to Bench - Metal version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/ZBI2/IRXU0ON6/FNUZBI2IRXU0ON6.SMALL.jpg stoneandsonsworkshop Taking a piece of old furniture and re-purposing it into something useful again is very rewarding, especially when there's emotion tied to it. This was a fun project and to the client a special one. Enjoy. Decide on a design A friend of mine asked me if I could make a bench from a metal bed frame...
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:50:04 PDT
Steady Rest for Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Steady-Rest-for-Wood-Lathe/
Steady Rest for Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6CRH/IRXSZWEE/FVE6CRHIRXSZWEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6CRH/IRXSZWEE/FVE6CRHIRXSZWEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/6CRH/IRXSZWEE/FVE6CRHIRXSZWEE.SMALL.jpg mattcastro I would like to share with you a new design to a steady rest I made for my wood lathe. I came up with this design taking elements from several other steady rests I looked at. this one was made from all scrap materials.... gathering materials... for this steady rest I used all trash materials. I...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:22:00 PDT
A Band Saw Fence from Angle Iron (steel) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Band-Saw-Fence-From-Angle-Iron-steel/
A Band Saw Fence from Angle Iron (steel) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/C6LW/IRLQJRL4/F78C6LWIRLQJRL4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/C6LW/IRLQJRL4/F78C6LWIRLQJRL4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/C6LW/IRLQJRL4/F78C6LWIRLQJRL4.SMALL.jpg tjolley2000 I built this fence from "angle iron" for my band saw to help cut strait lines on future wood working projects. I had the material laying around but you should only need about 1.5 feet to replicate the project. Side note, I have always thought it strange that it is called "angle iron", but two pieces...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 07:47:31 PDT
Toy Steam Shovel http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Steam-Shovel/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 09:26:24 PDT
Steel Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Marking-Gauge/
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 05:51:35 PDT
Car parts stool/ side table http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Parts-Stool-Side-Table/
Car parts stool/ side table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OSV7/IR80YA8D/FPBOSV7IR80YA8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OSV7/IR80YA8D/FPBOSV7IR80YA8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/OSV7/IR80YA8D/FPBOSV7IR80YA8D.SMALL.jpg michu19753 Tools:angle grinder, electric grinder sandpaper, inverter welder, chisel,Items:car brake disc (from my car)car spring shock absorber (from my car)metal pipewood rings hanger carpentery Preparing items Prepare car barke disc, car spring shoc absorber cut metal pipe - lenght what you need clean...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:05:50 PDT
Lighted Stage Lettering http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Stage-Lettering/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:06:08 PDT
Custom Flatbed http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Flatbed/
Custom Flatbed - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/4U8F/IQYT1AW1/FLQ4U8FIQYT1AW1.SMALL.jpg god.favored I normally start all of my projects like this in a 3d cad software and make a full plan, multiple times. and this one I made probably 4 different plans for and didn't like any of them, so eventually I just pulled off my old utility bed and just built it as I went. This will be more of a picture ...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:40:19 PDT
Camp fire skewers for SMORES CONES! http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Fire-Skewers-for-SMORES-CONES/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:51:38 PDT
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Tractor-Bucket-Attachment-Point-Lets-Lift-Heavy-St/
Tractor Bucket Attachment Point (Let's Lift Heavy Stuff!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/6UN2/IQYT4F8X/FXE6UN2IQYT4F8X.SMALL.jpg doozer_not_fraggle You paid WHAT for that tractor, and it doesn't even have a decent attachment point for lifting random farm stuff?!?!?Are you a tractor owner, and find yourself wanting to hook a chain onto something huge and lift it, only to find the shoddy folks in accounting at the tractor company decided to save ...
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:36:47 PDT
Lithium powered spot welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Spot-Welder-WITH-Salvaged-Lithium-Cells/
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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:10:40 PDT
Scrappy 3 Legged Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrappy-3-Legged-Lamp/
Scrappy 3 Legged Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/2HYT/IQYSXVDW/FEA2HYTIQYSXVDW.SMALL.jpg DMRagan I am new to welding and this is my first project. I collect anything I "know I will find a use for" and my garage was getting a bit full. I began a welding class through the local arts institute and decided to 'clean' my garage a bit. I found cobblers shoe forms, rusty chain, old saw blade, vinta...
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:11:28 PDT
Pub Table & Bar Stools http://www.instructables.com/id/Pub-Table-Bar-Stools/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:41:50 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
Faux Keying Around http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-Keying-Around/
Faux Keying Around - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/CBSA/IQK3SD2A/FZ1CBSAIQK3SD2A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/CBSA/IQK3SD2A/FZ1CBSAIQK3SD2A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/CBSA/IQK3SD2A/FZ1CBSAIQK3SD2A.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff This key is made from scrap pieces of brass and copper sheet, 1/8" brass rod and some brass tubing. It's all soldered together using jewelers solder so it's very strong. This was a learning experience for me and this is the third attempt. I made the same mistake twice where I overheated the metal...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 23:37:24 PDT
Cutting Steel With a Welder! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Steel-With-a-Welder/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 04:13:23 PDT
Horseshoe Cord Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Cord-Holder/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 15:10:13 PDT
Upcycled Welding Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Welding-Cart/
Upcycled Welding Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/DO8W/IPYC5YMQ/FXKDO8WIPYC5YMQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/DO8W/IPYC5YMQ/FXKDO8WIPYC5YMQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/DO8W/IPYC5YMQ/FXKDO8WIPYC5YMQ.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 I’ve owned a small 120 Volt stick welder for several years.Periodically, I need to do small welding projects around the shop. It works fine for small jobs like brackets, racks, etc. That being said, I’ve wanted a welding cart to keep all my welding junk together and make it easier to move around the...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:52:33 PDT
Welding Scrap Metal Motorcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Scrap-Metal-Motorcycle/
Welding Scrap Metal Motorcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/7S0C/IPK1Q3HA/FIX7S0CIPK1Q3HA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/7S0C/IPK1Q3HA/FIX7S0CIPK1Q3HA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/7S0C/IPK1Q3HA/FIX7S0CIPK1Q3HA.SMALL.jpg michu19753 When its rainingcleaning it in the garage and you have a couple of rusty junk (and some time) Idea You are sad, you are badly go to the kitchen eat anythingotthink of something to do (this large part one the pictrue is a big party turbachargers from my car; unfrotunately broken) Welding Photos...
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:33:29 PDT
Eames-Style Chair Made From Satellite Dishes http://www.instructables.com/id/Eames-Style-Chair-Made-From-Satellite-Dishes/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 19:21:25 PDT
The Wire Clamp Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wire-Clamp-Maker/
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 14:10:36 PDT
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Working-Steampunk-Hammer-From-Reclaimed-Nai/
Make a (Working!) Steampunk Hammer from reclaimed nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/LMTG/IP08XQZV/FNALMTGIP08XQZV.SMALL.jpg timsway I jokingly call my large jar of bent, reclaimed nails my "retirement fund." Sometimes I dip into the bank to make stuff, like this ironic hammer.I made it for a local art exhibit and it came out better than I expected, so I thought I'd share. Watch the video and read along ;-) Sort, bend and weld!...
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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 09:57:34 PDT
Improvement for Drill Press, Better Tension Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Improvement-for-Drill-Press-Better-Tension-Mechani/
Improvement for Drill Press, Better Tension Mechanism - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/3UPD/IOSWD0GG/FJS3UPDIOSWD0GG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/3UPD/IOSWD0GG/FJS3UPDIOSWD0GG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/3UPD/IOSWD0GG/FJS3UPDIOSWD0GG.SMALL.jpg enriqued18 I replaced the belt tensioning mechanism in my cheap vietnamese drill press. Originaly it came with a steel rod, a knob and a spring that you can see dissambed in the first picture and the position of them in the drill press side in the second picture, that primitive solution represented a pain i...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 19:21:36 PDT