Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:59:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Enjoy Wearing Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Enjoy-Wearing-Safety-Glasses/
Enjoy Wearing Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/Z1NY/IZYGFFRB/FLCZ1NYIZYGFFRB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/Z1NY/IZYGFFRB/FLCZ1NYIZYGFFRB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/Z1NY/IZYGFFRB/FLCZ1NYIZYGFFRB.SMALL.jpg baker519 A recent visit to the ophthalmologist came with a recommendation that to make using safety glasses in the shop more pleasant, get reading safety glasses with a diopter of 1.0. These magnify about 25% making the small makes on a ruler more visible in the poor shop lighting. The above examples show t...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 11:18:30 PST
How to Build a Simple Gas Forge Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Simple-Gas-Forge-Burner/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 08:36:25 PST
Easy Bicycle Framebuilding Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bicycle-Framebuilding-Jig/
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 20:07:23 PST
How to Build an Industrial Chic TV Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Industrial-Chic-TV-Stand/
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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 00:28:54 PST
Homemade Steel Studded Mace http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Steel-Studded-Mace/
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:45:30 PST
Make a Wrist Crossbow | DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wrist-Crossbow-DIY-Tutorial/
Make a Wrist Crossbow | DIY Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/EZ8S/IZ6CK51E/FIDEZ8SIZ6CK51E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/EZ8S/IZ6CK51E/FIDEZ8SIZ6CK51E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FID/EZ8S/IZ6CK51E/FIDEZ8SIZ6CK51E.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this quick instructable I will show you how I made this wrist crossbow from leftover materials I had in my shop. Hope you enjoy it. Making the frame - I had some old hinge springs laying in my shop, so I decided to use them due to their insane strength.- To secure it to ...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:46:43 PST
MK: DIY Rebar Heart #ValentinesSpecial http://www.instructables.com/id/MK-DIY-Rebar-Heart-ValentinesSpecial/
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:47:01 PST
Golf cart cargo box http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Cart-Cargo-Box/
Golf cart cargo box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/7FHG/IYYTO5Z9/FRK7FHGIYYTO5Z9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/7FHG/IYYTO5Z9/FRK7FHGIYYTO5Z9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/7FHG/IYYTO5Z9/FRK7FHGIYYTO5Z9.SMALL.jpg PBR Street gang I love using my electric golf cart for yard work, it is great for hauling everything from firewood and branches to coolers full of beers and not to mention people...but I needed additional space on my cart for things like chain saws and gas cans so I made a nifty and very heavy duty front cargo box....
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:10:04 PST
Undulation Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Undulation-Coffee-Table/
Undulation Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/WAIC/IYYTLCII/FAUWAICIYYTLCII.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/WAIC/IYYTLCII/FAUWAICIYYTLCII.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/WAIC/IYYTLCII/FAUWAICIYYTLCII.SMALL.jpg biancosplanco Undulation is a coffee table designed and built by Matthew Bianco-Splann. It was an exploration in digital fabrication, woodworking, welding, and patience. This is a tutorial on how to re-create the table or something similar. Acquire Materials The first step in making the table is to locate ...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 21:17:03 PST
Radial Arm Router ! (or How I Created a Beast) http://www.instructables.com/id/Radial-Arm-Router-and-the-Saw-Will-Still-Work/
Radial Arm Router ! (or How I Created a Beast) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/91ES/IZYGGK8Y/F3591ESIZYGGK8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/91ES/IZYGGK8Y/F3591ESIZYGGK8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/91ES/IZYGGK8Y/F3591ESIZYGGK8Y.SMALL.jpg BacknBlack Radial Arm Saw to Radial Arm Router adapter.(Temp Edit - This instructable is a entry in the "Build a Tool" contest. Don't forget to vote! )Hi there,This is another piece coming from the Insane Asylum. I've had this idea for a long time and I honestly wondered why one never existed. So I built my ow...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:39:19 PST
Portable Bandsaw Metal Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Bandsaw-Metal-Stand/
Portable Bandsaw Metal Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/B9D6/IYYTP85G/FY4B9D6IYYTP85G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/B9D6/IYYTP85G/FY4B9D6IYYTP85G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/B9D6/IYYTP85G/FY4B9D6IYYTP85G.SMALL.jpg seamster I recently got a portable band saw for cutting metal.In order to get the full potential out of it, I built a metal stand so I can use it like a traditional vertical bandsaw. My stand is essentially a metal version of this wooden one made by Honus, coincidentally made to use with the same model of sa...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:44:45 PST
DIY Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Welding-Table/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 08:03:02 PST
DIY Rime Stove / Felgenofen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rime-Stove-Felgenofen/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 05:16:56 PST
Spot Welder to Build Your Own Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Spot-Welder-to-Build-Your-Own-Battery/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 05:37:28 PST
How to Make a SKIBIKE | Complete Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-SKIBIKE-Complete-Tutorial/
How to Make a SKIBIKE | Complete Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/K9F5/IYNLNX5X/F4QK9F5IYNLNX5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/K9F5/IYNLNX5X/F4QK9F5IYNLNX5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/K9F5/IYNLNX5X/F4QK9F5IYNLNX5X.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is good guys, It is already winter here in Europe so it is time to make something we could play with on the snow.This video series will be divided into 4 parts. In the first part we are gonna design skibike in solidworks and test if the construction is strong enough to handle at least 5 times o...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 08:10:49 PST
chain lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-Lamp/
chain lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/Y7HK/IY3CSYLM/F65Y7HKIY3CSYLM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/Y7HK/IY3CSYLM/F65Y7HKIY3CSYLM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/Y7HK/IY3CSYLM/F65Y7HKIY3CSYLM.SMALL.jpg glenntman Hi guys, This is an easy way to make your own lamp from an old (or new) chain Find your chain that you're going to use In my case; my bike was stolen and so they cut my chain in half (sad sad me) But hey now i can make a cool lamp! any chain will do. Shape it First start with the curve fro...
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:12:37 PST
Tree branch table http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Branch-Sofa-Table/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:16:57 PST
Torched Alder Console Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Torched-Alder-Console-Table/
Torched Alder Console Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/M4AR/IXQG5H4F/FMAM4ARIXQG5H4F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/M4AR/IXQG5H4F/FMAM4ARIXQG5H4F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/M4AR/IXQG5H4F/FMAM4ARIXQG5H4F.SMALL.jpg ZH Fabrications This was a lot of fun! I experimented a bit with some new finishing techniques, and I'm very happy with the results. But I'm also a little bummed that I didn't get a better picture of the finished project, I'm not much of a photographer, but the lighting made it impossible for me to get a good shot,...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:55:16 PST
Recycled Drill Handle Coat Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Drill-Handle-Coat-Rack/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:25:43 PST
Make a Conduit Bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Conduit-Bender/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 18:43:42 PST
Welding Cart Made From Scrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Welding-Cart-Made-From-Scrap/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 15:45:56 PST
Industrial Style Wall Sconces http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Style-Wall-Sconces/
Industrial Style Wall Sconces - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/D1XP/IXLADTU7/F6PD1XPIXLADTU7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/D1XP/IXLADTU7/F6PD1XPIXLADTU7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/D1XP/IXLADTU7/F6PD1XPIXLADTU7.SMALL.jpg ZH Fabrications Hey!I was recently commissioned by a local brewery(Escape Brewing) to design and produce some wall lighting for their new expansion. I decided to go with an industrial theme with some medieval styling cues.This was hands down one of my personal favorite builds as it required so many disciplines: met...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 08:46:17 PST
Organic Structure Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Organic-Structure-Table/
Organic Structure Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/REIS/IXGFXJNZ/F3BREISIXGFXJNZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/REIS/IXGFXJNZ/F3BREISIXGFXJNZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/REIS/IXGFXJNZ/F3BREISIXGFXJNZ.SMALL.jpg hschelle This was a fun table design that really embodied that ideals of my business: ORGANIC - INTUITIVE - EXPLORATORYWhat this means is that I did not completely understand how to build this structure, what it would look like, and what it really needed to be stable and functional, until I built it. Now thi...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 06:43:03 PST
Hanging Steel Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Steel-Shelves/
Hanging Steel Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3QKI/IXGFRJK8/F213QKIIXGFRJK8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3QKI/IXGFRJK8/F213QKIIXGFRJK8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/3QKI/IXGFRJK8/F213QKIIXGFRJK8.SMALL.jpg hschelle This is a great introductory welding project that is accessible to beginner's but able to be refined for more experienced metal workers. The shelf bracket is simple and looks very light. The basic design can be adapted to a number of different applications. Assembly These Shelf brackets are supe...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 09:14:59 PST
Steel Table Legs -- Complex Angles http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Table-Legs-Complex-Angles/
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 19:52:52 PST
Duo: The Multipurpose Desk and Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Duo-the-Multipurpose-Desk-and-Coffee-Table/
Duo: The Multipurpose Desk and Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/WJ2A/IXAQ2I2D/FLJWJ2AIXAQ2I2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/WJ2A/IXAQ2I2D/FLJWJ2AIXAQ2I2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/WJ2A/IXAQ2I2D/FLJWJ2AIXAQ2I2D.SMALL.jpg MattTheMaker This instructable is a continuation of a project I did for one of my design classes at uni. The Duo Table is designed for people living in small spaces that want to maximize the functionality of their room. The table goes from coffee table height to a dinning/desk height in a matter of seconds. This...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:37:43 PST
Home Made Hinges http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Hinges/
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 12:59:21 PST
Wooden Bar Clamps - Steel Parts Edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Bar-Clamps-Steel-Parts-Edition/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:43:58 PST
How to Make a Cool Dragonfly Sculpture From Scrap Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-Dragonfly-Sculpture-From-Scrap-/
How to Make a Cool Dragonfly Sculpture From Scrap Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/YYPN/IWQV095S/F18YYPNIWQV095S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/YYPN/IWQV095S/F18YYPNIWQV095S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/YYPN/IWQV095S/F18YYPNIWQV095S.SMALL.jpg cammers Hello instructabling friends. Today I'm going to show you how to make a cool sculpture of a dragonfly out of scrap metal.This will make an excellent Christmas gift. I always say that handmade gifts are full of love. I have made similar sculptures for my mother and my aunt. They are both keen gardene...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:17:51 PST
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/
Extra Hand for a Drink Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/ZSD8/ISCBT9N4/FKNZSD8ISCBT9N4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/ZSD8/ISCBT9N4/FKNZSD8ISCBT9N4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/ZSD8/ISCBT9N4/FKNZSD8ISCBT9N4.SMALL.jpg Phil B I have been working on a project in a library. I am able to take a drink cup, but sometimes am short a hand for managing doors while carrying everything. This carrier suspends my cup from the bag for my supplies. A cup could also be suspended from a belt loop or a lanyard around one's neck. Material...
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Sun, 4 Sep 2016 12:39:19 PDT