Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:17:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Custom Geometric Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Geometric-Compass/
Custom Geometric Compass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6UKL/IZ6COEG9/FP86UKLIZ6COEG9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6UKL/IZ6COEG9/FP86UKLIZ6COEG9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/6UKL/IZ6COEG9/FP86UKLIZ6COEG9.SMALL.jpg TheWaterDog Have you ever had the problem where the tool you were working with just did not measure up? For the first time ever, I found my tool just did not have enough reach. I needed just an extra 1/2 inch. Sure, I could go out and buy another tool with more reach, or I could Build It!In this Instructable I...
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:20:35 PST
Adjustable Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Shelf/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:57:11 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
Homemade Tool Handle for Carbide Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Tool-Handle-for-Carbide-Cutter/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:47:42 PST
6 Workshop Machine Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Workshop-Machine-Tips/
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:28:11 PST
'Free' Universal Dust Extractor Adaptor http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Universal-Dust-Extractor-Adaptor/
'Free' Universal Dust Extractor Adaptor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XZ62/IYYT560O/FZSXZ62IYYT560O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XZ62/IYYT560O/FZSXZ62IYYT560O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/XZ62/IYYT560O/FZSXZ62IYYT560O.SMALL.jpg Balloon007 Who would have thought that using an old piece of bike inner tube you could make a universal dust extractor adaptor.For this incredibly simple project all you will need is: 1 section of bike inner tubeStanley knife or the like preferable 1.5"(3.8)cm diameter2 fittings you would like to join1 Ruler1 ...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 21:02:58 PST
Steel Rose Workshop - Valentine's Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Rose-Workshop-Valentines-Day/
Steel Rose Workshop - Valentine's Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VJJK/IYYT0WIU/FCHVJJKIYYT0WIU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VJJK/IYYT0WIU/FCHVJJKIYYT0WIU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/VJJK/IYYT0WIU/FCHVJJKIYYT0WIU.SMALL.jpg josh_halverson The Steel Rose Workshop was hosted by students at the University of Minnesota for Valentine's Day 2017. The event required no metalworking experience and attracted many people who might not typically complete DIY projects. Many thanks to colleagues at the Georgia Tech Invention Studio for sharing th...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:40:28 PST
The Reclaimed Pallet Pens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reclaimed-Pallet-Pens/
The Reclaimed Pallet Pens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7WIG/IYV9F2VS/FO17WIGIYV9F2VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7WIG/IYV9F2VS/FO17WIGIYV9F2VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/7WIG/IYV9F2VS/FO17WIGIYV9F2VS.SMALL.jpg -BALES- **If you like this project, please vote for it in the Trash To Treasure, Build A Tool, and Valentine's Day Contests!**The challenge set forth unto me ... make a pen without a lathe, which works out nicely since I don't have a lathe. I also don't have any pen kits.My immediate thought was to make a ...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 08:11:14 PST
DIY Welding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Welding-Table/
DIY Welding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDIV/IYOQPP4Z/FW1CDIVIYOQPP4Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDIV/IYOQPP4Z/FW1CDIVIYOQPP4Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/CDIV/IYOQPP4Z/FW1CDIVIYOQPP4Z.SMALL.jpg tiangster A metal table made for the purpose of welding. It was designed with spaces in between the table top for easy access of a clamp that uses the flat bars as footholds. With a sizing of 125cm (l) x 75cm (w) x 90cm (h) and four caster wheels with brakes, this table is suitable for accommodating objects o...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 08:03:02 PST
Cyclone Dust Separator on the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclone-Dust-Separator-on-the-Cheap/
Cyclone Dust Separator on the Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/LXIF/IYOQAI1C/FROLXIFIYOQAI1C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/LXIF/IYOQAI1C/FROLXIFIYOQAI1C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/LXIF/IYOQAI1C/FROLXIFIYOQAI1C.SMALL.jpg Nickolae A cheap separator that goes with your vacuum to collect most of the debris and reduces the need to replace the bag or empty a small vacuum, although this could be used with a larger bucket to reduce cleaning even more!The main part of this build requires this cheap plastic cyclone separator which ar...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 15:12:08 PST
Simple Organizing Cardboard Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Organizing-Cardboard-Shelf/
Simple Organizing Cardboard Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/V7EQ/IYOQDPP7/FGNV7EQIYOQDPP7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/V7EQ/IYOQDPP7/FGNV7EQIYOQDPP7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/V7EQ/IYOQDPP7/FGNV7EQIYOQDPP7.SMALL.jpg BaptisteL8 I have found a nice double corrugated cardboard box in the street and was wondering what to do with.My wife just remind me what a mess our "not so common" desk was with all my DIY things spread all around (I don't post any photos of that because I don't want internet to see it;-). As we don't have a...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 15:18:08 PST
Magnetic Drill Bit Storage Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Drill-Bit-Storage-Case/
Magnetic Drill Bit Storage Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/USUS/IYOQ7FMG/FYJUSUSIYOQ7FMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/USUS/IYOQ7FMG/FYJUSUSIYOQ7FMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/USUS/IYOQ7FMG/FYJUSUSIYOQ7FMG.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 There are many ways for storing drill bits. You can store them in a scrap piece of wood, styrofoam, or even on your drill itself! I've tried a few methods, and each one has its disadvantages. A scrap piece of wood is hard to make without breaking the bits because the hole needs to be slightly bigger...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 10:40:03 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
Bookshelf with a Non-Sliding Bookend http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookshelf-With-a-Non-Sliding-Bookend/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:32:53 PST
Floating Axe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Axe-Shelf/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:23:43 PST
Wooden Atlanta Falcons Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Atlanta-Falcons-Logo/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:09:21 PST
Wall Mounted Ski Boot Drill Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Mounted-Ski-Boot-Drill-Holder/
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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 19:19:28 PST
Brass hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Hammer/
Brass hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9J7T/IYC6MSO3/FSK9J7TIYC6MSO3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9J7T/IYC6MSO3/FSK9J7TIYC6MSO3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9J7T/IYC6MSO3/FSK9J7TIYC6MSO3.SMALL.jpg extremeMaker Hello everybody! Today I made a brass hammer using a scrap brass piece and an old hammer handle. Materials Materials used in this project:Scrap brass: lenght 6cm (2.4 inches)Diameter: 3cm (1.2 inches)Handle:Lenght: 28cm Facing the hammerhead I faced the brass on the lathe at 400RPM, then I pol...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:06:45 PST
Pipe Clamp Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipe-Clamp-Bench-Vise/
Pipe Clamp Bench Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/9L8S/IY4QLMIL/F5F9L8SIY4QLMIL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/9L8S/IY4QLMIL/F5F9L8SIY4QLMIL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/9L8S/IY4QLMIL/F5F9L8SIY4QLMIL.SMALL.jpg jonassink I wanted to add a vise to my workshop, after watching a bunch of how-tos on YouTube (specifically Jay Bates' videos), I gave it a try today.Here's the materials you'll need for this Instructable:2 1/2" Pipe Clamp sets1 1/2" cast iron pipe (I bought a 36" pipe, but you could do anything longer than 2...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:02:36 PST
How to Make a Simple Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Box-2/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:59:10 PST
How to Make Handsaws http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Handsaws/
How to Make Handsaws - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/FGJW/IY0FZL84/FWRFGJWIY0FZL84.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/FGJW/IY0FZL84/FWRFGJWIY0FZL84.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/FGJW/IY0FZL84/FWRFGJWIY0FZL84.SMALL.jpg Wood Review Words and photos: Ian WilkieA surprising number of decent old saws still circulate on the secondhand market, and usually a little bit of attention will bring them back to life. There are now also boutique sawmakers that offer a range of models to choose from, so why would anyone contemplate makin...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:47:17 PST
Cube Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp-1/
Cube Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/2NN5/IY0FVTMC/FOP2NN5IY0FVTMC.SMALL.jpg Tjcarter852 I am a first year Design student and NC State's College of Design in the Industrial Design program. In my first studio, as a final project, we were instructed to create a light source and left with free reign of what that meant and what to do with it. I went though multiple designs and settled on wh...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:26:12 PST
The Layered Sheet Metal Snare Drum http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Layered-Sheet-Metal-Snare-Drum/
The Layered Sheet Metal Snare Drum - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/ILNJ/IXUQBIL5/F4FILNJIXUQBIL5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/ILNJ/IXUQBIL5/F4FILNJIXUQBIL5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/ILNJ/IXUQBIL5/F4FILNJIXUQBIL5.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I can't pinpoint exactly why, but I really like the look metal and rivets ... it just resonates with me. Two examples which immediately come to mind are the P-51 Mustang Figher and the Airstream trailer.The P-51 with it's flush mounted panels and rivet lines on either side.The Airstream with it's o...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:19:44 PST
How to use a Router planer & Surfacing Jig to thickness & flatten rough sawn timber or Thick lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Router-Planer-Surfacing-Jig-to-Thickn/
How to use a Router planer & Surfacing Jig to thickness & flatten rough sawn timber or Thick lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/4MZF/IXQFT8JS/FQN4MZFIXQFT8JS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/4MZF/IXQFT8JS/FQN4MZFIXQFT8JS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/4MZF/IXQFT8JS/FQN4MZFIXQFT8JS.SMALL.jpg Richard Morley - BrainfizzUK Using a router as a thicknesses or surfacing machine is a VERY cost effective alternative to a large stationary machine. Not only is it probably a tool you already have, it takes up very little space compared to a planer/thicknesser. and it is not limited but the size of the machine (every tried to ...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 05:13:46 PST
The X End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/The-X-End-Table/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 20:13:14 PST
Taj mahal: gift for lovers http://www.instructables.com/id/Taj-Mahal-Gift-for-Lovers/
Taj mahal: gift for lovers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/G5MJ/IXAPYUIC/FO5G5MJIXAPYUIC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/G5MJ/IXAPYUIC/FO5G5MJIXAPYUIC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/G5MJ/IXAPYUIC/FO5G5MJIXAPYUIC.SMALL.jpg soleil123 Long time ago , a famous love story happened in india between the king Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal , the king decided after the death of his beloved to build a huge monument in her nameas a mausoleum,the wonderful Taj Mahal.Note: this is photo of taj mahal taken by Asitjain List of materiels: 1-...
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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 06:42:12 PST
Wooden Cufflinks With Rustic Display Stand From Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Cufflinks-With-Rustic-Display-Stand-From-Re/
Wooden Cufflinks With Rustic Display Stand From Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VLTF/IXAPZI4S/FMYVLTFIXAPZI4S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VLTF/IXAPZI4S/FMYVLTFIXAPZI4S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VLTF/IXAPZI4S/FMYVLTFIXAPZI4S.SMALL.jpg andii Cufflinks make the perfect gift for the french cuff wearing men and women in your life. They are also a great project to sell on etsy (: This season I made three pairs as Christmas presents for my father, brother in law and father in law and all gifts were very well received (:In this instructable I...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 22:18:02 PST
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Aluminum-Earphones-Holder/
Make An Aluminum Earphones Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/ZMX0/IX6G10QH/FHAZMX0IX6G10QH.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, In this video i will be machining an aluminum earphones holder that organizes ear pods so you wont have to unravel them every time you pull them from a pocket. Modeling - So, to start this project we are gonna need a large aluminum rod at least 40 mm in diameter.- I use a ha...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 08:09:27 PST
The Kids' Toolbox Build Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Kids-Toolbox-Build-Kit/
The Kids' Toolbox Build Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/PXK0/IX6G0Y5P/FSAPXK0IX6G0Y5P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/PXK0/IX6G0Y5P/FSAPXK0IX6G0Y5P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/PXK0/IX6G0Y5P/FSAPXK0IX6G0Y5P.SMALL.jpg -BALES- I have a few friends with young children who, "want to help Dad fix stuff" around the house. They even have their own "tools," so it's only fitting that they should have their own toolbox. However, instead of giving them a finished toolbox, I decided to give them a toolbox kit ... which they can t...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 07:56:05 PST
Hexagonal Picture Frame Wedding Gift http://www.instructables.com/id/Hexagonal-Picture-Frame-Wedding-Gift/
Hexagonal Picture Frame Wedding Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/MGNH/IX6FYF29/FS2MGNHIX6FYF29.SMALL.jpg KellenHillman My only sister got married in January of 2016 so I decided to make her and my brother-in-law a hardwood picture frame as a wedding gift. This 6 month project turned into a 10 month project due to balancing work, friends, and free time. This is the largest wood project I have undertaken and certainly...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:25:29 PST
Hydroponic Aquarium | Indoor Hydroponic gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Aquarium-Indoor-Hydroponic-Gardening/
Hydroponic Aquarium | Indoor Hydroponic gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/9D5M/IX6FLTOZ/FPV9D5MIX6FLTOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/9D5M/IX6FLTOZ/FPV9D5MIX6FLTOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/9D5M/IX6FLTOZ/FPV9D5MIX6FLTOZ.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hey, how's your 2016? Amazing, right?Well, I have a great idea to end your amazing 2016. It's about how to make the 2 in 1 hydroponic. First, you grow indoor hydroponically; second, you have an aquarium too. I make this using trash and cheap parts, so the budget for make this stuff is under 5$. Okay...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:39:31 PST
How to Restore an Old Handsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-an-Old-Handsaw/
How to Restore an Old Handsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/718N/IWWFZ3UL/FJI718NIWWFZ3UL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/718N/IWWFZ3UL/FJI718NIWWFZ3UL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/718N/IWWFZ3UL/FJI718NIWWFZ3UL.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop - what is up guys, In this video I will be showing how you can restore an old rusty handsaw with a bit of sanding, polishing and replacing an old broken handle with a 3d printed one. Removing handle -Ok, so lets get started. As you can see my saw was in pretty bad condition due to a long term exp...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:41:38 PST
The Calvin and Hobbes Snowmen http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Calvin-and-Hobbes-Snowmen/
The Calvin and Hobbes Snowmen - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/DC2I/IX0PPXYA/F1IDC2IIX0PPXYA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/DC2I/IX0PPXYA/F1IDC2IIX0PPXYA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/DC2I/IX0PPXYA/F1IDC2IIX0PPXYA.SMALL.jpg -BALES- **If you like this project, please vote for it in the Epilog VIII and Homemade Gifts Contests!**Holiday decorations are not my thing, but if I'm going to make them ... they are going to be a bit macabre.Growing up in the 80s meant that Calvin and Hobbes were part of my Sunday comic review, as well a...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:02:27 PST
How to Make a Utility Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Utility-Coffee-Table/
How to Make a Utility Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XW7K/IWQVA33M/FS1XW7KIWQVA33M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XW7K/IWQVA33M/FS1XW7KIWQVA33M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/XW7K/IWQVA33M/FS1XW7KIWQVA33M.SMALL.jpg Wood Review Words and photos: Frank WiesnerOne of the many problems facing the furniture maker is designing. It is just as important to be able to design well as it is to make well. You can always go and learn about it, and that can be a lot of fun, but unless you are entering a competition most people just ...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 17:18:01 PST
Modular Parts Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Parts-Storage/
Modular Parts Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/99OR/IWQV9I3P/FQR99ORIWQV9I3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/99OR/IWQV9I3P/FQR99ORIWQV9I3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/99OR/IWQV9I3P/FQR99ORIWQV9I3P.SMALL.jpg KDLaun I'm sure there are many makers out there who, like me, have accumulated hundreds of small parts and components for use in their projects. It's great having all those parts available, but I have found that without good organization, it can be very frustrating actually finding that particular part whe...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 13:52:06 PST
Reclaimed Pintail Lath Long Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Pintail-Lath-Long-Board/
Reclaimed Pintail Lath Long Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/ZFBV/IWMQTD60/F7FZFBVIWMQTD60.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/ZFBV/IWMQTD60/F7FZFBVIWMQTD60.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/ZFBV/IWMQTD60/F7FZFBVIWMQTD60.SMALL.jpg rybakwoodworking Row homes built in Baltimore City in the early 1900's utilized lath (thin, narrow strips of straight-grained wood) and plaster to cover the walls and ceilings inside the homes.Most new row home owners choose to pull down the plaster and lath in order to expose the beautiful brick that lay behind i...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:42:07 PST
Fun With Wood Veneer! - 4 Way Book Match http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-With-Wood-Veneer-4-Way-Book-Match/
Fun With Wood Veneer! - 4 Way Book Match - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/W8GF/IWH39738/F9QW8GFIWH39738.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/W8GF/IWH39738/F9QW8GFIWH39738.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/W8GF/IWH39738/F9QW8GFIWH39738.SMALL.jpg Charlie Kocourek The fun really kicks in when you start book matching veneer! Make your own 4-Way Book Matched panel with Walnut Burl veneer, or ANY kind of veneer for that matter. This technique is much easier than you think and you don't need a lot of fancy tools either!Materials needed: 4 consecutive sheets of ...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:53:42 PST
How to String a Guitar (Quick Metod) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-String-a-Guitar-Quick-Metod/
How to String a Guitar (Quick Metod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/SSNO/IWCFDDNL/FHASSNOIWCFDDNL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/SSNO/IWCFDDNL/FHASSNOIWCFDDNL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/SSNO/IWCFDDNL/FHASSNOIWCFDDNL.SMALL.jpg CrazyNachooo When beginning to play guitar we also need to know how to take care of our instrument, with the techniques and time it deserves. Like it or not, it's a task that is necessary to know for every guitar player. Changing a string on a guitar is not that complicated, you just need practice and some patie...
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:49:12 PST
Table Saw Splitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Splitter/
Table Saw Splitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/0JZ5/IW6POB1Y/FVY0JZ5IW6POB1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/0JZ5/IW6POB1Y/FVY0JZ5IW6POB1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/0JZ5/IW6POB1Y/FVY0JZ5IW6POB1Y.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a splitter for your table saw if it does not have one or you are dissatisfied with your current unit. This is an essential safety mechanism. My saw came without one and I soon learned the hard way, (wood shooting like a bullet across the room) of its necessity. A riving knife serves the same pu...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:45:44 PST
Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Insert/
Table Saw Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/DBAM/IW6POF5G/F7WDBAMIW6POF5G.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a zero clearance table saw insert that is both accurate and cheap. Stock Start with a flat piece of hardwood. I chose maple. Width Cut the stock to the exact width of the insert opening. Compass Use a compass to find the arc of the insert opening and trace it onto the wood. Sand ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:03:24 PST
World's Most Expensive Shelves http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Most-Expensive-Shelves/
World's Most Expensive Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/818H/IW6POFE5/FCP818HIW6POFE5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/818H/IW6POFE5/FCP818HIW6POFE5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCP/818H/IW6POFE5/FCP818HIW6POFE5.SMALL.jpg jdmorse About eight years ago I had to move my shop from where it had been for about 35 years. There had been a fire in the building and we had to relocate in order for the remediation work to be completed. Fortunately, a space had opened up across the alley, 150 feet west!During the process of dismantling ...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:05:05 PST
Make a Wooden Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wooden-Toy-Car/
Make a Wooden Toy Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3MTZ/IW6PMVTL/FGI3MTZIW6PMVTL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3MTZ/IW6PMVTL/FGI3MTZIW6PMVTL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/3MTZ/IW6PMVTL/FGI3MTZIW6PMVTL.SMALL.jpg Adam Gabbert Anyone who has kids, or has been around kids, knows the importance of awesome toys. Not only do they offer a great distraction for those energy-filled little buggers, toys also give them the opportunity to imagine and play. They have a huge positive effect on early childhood development because they...
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Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:20:52 PST
Basic Crosscut Sled http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Crosscut-Sled/
Basic Crosscut Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/Y0LP/IW6PEY10/F8PY0LPIW6PEY10.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/Y0LP/IW6PEY10/F8PY0LPIW6PEY10.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/Y0LP/IW6PEY10/F8PY0LPIW6PEY10.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Build a simple cross cut sled for your table saw. MDF Cut 1/2" MDF to the length and width of your preference. Miter Bars Rip miter bars to the exact width and height of the miter slots. Fasten Place the miter bars in the miter slots and align the MDF over the top. Spot glue in place, fli...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 17:17:54 PST
Build a Workbench / Table Saw Outfeed Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Workbench-Table-Saw-Outfeed-Table/
Build a Workbench / Table Saw Outfeed Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IFDW/IW5JCNB8/FT1IFDWIW5JCNB8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IFDW/IW5JCNB8/FT1IFDWIW5JCNB8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/IFDW/IW5JCNB8/FT1IFDWIW5JCNB8.SMALL.jpg AroundHome You don’t have to use a table saw for long to realize the importance of having nice outfeed support when ripping longer material. Roller stands can help some, but they can be annoying to setup for different length boards and lighter weight ones have a tendency to tip over at exactly the wrong time. ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:25:11 PST
Thin Rip Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Thin-Rip-Jig/
Thin Rip Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJ4D/IVO4WVEC/FJOBJ4DIVO4WVEC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJ4D/IVO4WVEC/FJOBJ4DIVO4WVEC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/BJ4D/IVO4WVEC/FJOBJ4DIVO4WVEC.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This thin-rip jig is used to make thin strips on the table saw accurately. It avoids the safety issue associated with ripping stock while the blade is close to the fence. Building Blocks Cut two thin pieces of stock. Router the base piece to create a track for the smaller piece. Shape Drill ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 07:02:40 PST
Build and manage your tiny multipurpose workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-and-Manage-Your-Tiny-Multipurpose-Workshop/
Build and manage your tiny multipurpose workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/XI58/IVO6MIRQ/FBJXI58IVO6MIRQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/XI58/IVO6MIRQ/FBJXI58IVO6MIRQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/XI58/IVO6MIRQ/FBJXI58IVO6MIRQ.SMALL.jpg iGreeny Living in apartment sucks, but you still can make stuff if you really want to. I always have a million projects in different forms on hands, it is necessary to have my own multipurpose workshop.I built this tiny workshop the frist second I moved in in this July, and keep optimizing on the go.It's ma...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 17:49:34 PST
How to Polish Stainless Steel Watch | Basics of Polishing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Polish-Stainless-Steel-Watch-Basics-of-Poli/
How to Polish Stainless Steel Watch | Basics of Polishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AT6X/IVO4CAP2/FLKAT6XIVO4CAP2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AT6X/IVO4CAP2/FLKAT6XIVO4CAP2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AT6X/IVO4CAP2/FLKAT6XIVO4CAP2.SMALL.jpg Jakes workshop What is up everybody, in this video I will be showing you how to polish an old scratched stainless steel watch using an electric polish machine.- In the beginning I will also explain the basic concept of polishing different types of metals.-Enjoy the instructable Equipment for polishing -Let's fi...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:30:58 PST
How to Make Parquetry Wood Brooches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Parquetry-Wood-Brooches/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:42:11 PST
MK: DIY Anti zombie hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Zombie-Hammer/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 18:10:47 PST
Rocker Arms Clothes Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocker-Arms-Clothes-Hanger/
Rocker Arms Clothes Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/HHIY/IVCVNIG8/F0DHHIYIVCVNIG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/HHIY/IVCVNIG8/F0DHHIYIVCVNIG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0D/HHIY/IVCVNIG8/F0DHHIYIVCVNIG8.SMALL.jpg Thomas Workshop Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make Rocker Arms Clothes Hanger. I made video and step by step instruction how to make it. It is very easy and cheap project. This clothes hanger look realy cool in garage, workshop or bar. So, let's go to work :) Materials :- plywood- rocker a...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:05:19 PST