Instructables: exploring - workshop - welding http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:16:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 building a dolly for my toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/building-a-dolly-for-my-toolbox/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:49:17 PDT
Garden Tools Hanger. http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Tools-Hanger/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:35:06 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...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:00:37 PDT
Small welding surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-welding-surface/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 PDT
The X-Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/The-X-Jig/
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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. ...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:21:17 PDT
Make Custom "S" Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-S-Hooks/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:56:13 PDT
How To Stick Weld! Basic Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Stick-Weld-Basic-Guide/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:40:12 PST
Simple Steel Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Steel-Ring/
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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/
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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...
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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/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:07:54 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST
Reviving an AutoDarkening Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-an-AutoDarkening-Welding-Helmet/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:56:43 PST
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-3/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 00:15:58 PST
Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Jet-Engine-Powered-Go-Kart/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:57:17 PST
Basic Guide to Flux Cored Arc Welding http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Guide-to-Flux-Cored-Arc-MIG-Welding/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:46 PDT
Steel Belt Clip for An Otterbox Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Belt-Clip-for-An-Otterbox-Case/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20:51:08 PDT
Heavy Cable Connection http://www.instructables.com/id/Heavy-Cable-Connection/
Heavy Cable Connection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/3H0A/I0VOSLPP/F643H0AI0VOSLPP.SMALL.jpg Pragmatic Man I needed to replace the connection between an SMAW stinger and a 1/0 lead but didn't have a connector of the proper size; so this is what I did instead. Something from nothing. Using a bit of 1" [ ] copper water pipe; I used a bandsaw to cut an angle into the end of the pipe. This will end up...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 00:14:20 PDT
Choosing A Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-A-Bench-Vise/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:05:12 PDT
Custom Swap Meet Radio Flyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Swap-Meet-Radio-Flyer/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:25:14 PDT
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/
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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/
Rockin' Stump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/6753/HV9HVGU8/F4O6753HV9HVGU8.SMALL.jpg Bertison Harlwood Having enjoyed many a fine fire in my day while perched on a stump, I well know the difference between a seat and a chair. A stump is a seat. A chair has a backrest. In making a fire, one has taken the first step in a concerted effort to chill the %$#@ out. Pulling up a seat can only undermine t...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 18:41:39 PDT
How to cap square tubing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cap-square-tubing/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 02:02:32 PDT
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/
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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