Instructables: exploring - workshop - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:14:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Build a Workbench / Table Saw Outfeed Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Workbench-Table-Saw-Outfeed-Table/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:25:11 PST
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:38:07 PST
Rocker Arms Clothes Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocker-Arms-Clothes-Hanger/
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Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:05:19 PST
The Very Rigid $45 Eight Foot Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Very-Rigid-45-Eight-Foot-Workbench/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:47:34 PDT
workbench with reclaimed tabletop http://www.instructables.com/id/workbench-with-reclaimed-tabletop/
workbench with reclaimed tabletop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/04YY/IDZSE8IV/FOF04YYIDZSE8IV.SMALL.jpg maluco This is a sturdy workbench with adjustable feet using a recycled table top that can be replaced later on with something else.Why make this ? It's a lot of fun to learn, experiment with some techniques and a lot cheaper than buying one.Making it from scratch means it can done to any dimension, includ...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:58:37 PDT
Ring roller/rolling bender http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-rollerrolling-bender/
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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 21:04:54 PDT
Skil 574 Circular Saw Disassembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Skil-574-Circular-Saw-Disassembly/
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Sun, 9 Jan 2011 13:45:46 PST
Easy Collapsible Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Collapsible-Worktable/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:20:31 PDT
MDF Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/MDF-Workbench/
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:42:22 PDT
Mitre Saw Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitre-Saw-Station/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 04:27:21 PDT
Cabinet Maker's Vise Installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Cabinet-Makers-Vise-Installation/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 06:07:55 PDT
Homemade Table Saw Fence Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Table-Saw-Fence-Mechanism/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:58:38 PDT
DIY Budget Tire Rack (or shelves) for your garage http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Budget-Tire-Rack-or-shelves-for-your-garage/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:13:04 PDT
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/9-MORE-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-Part-2/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Ultimate-Wooden-Vise-DIY-Woodworki/
How to Build a Wooden Drill-Press Vise | DIY Woodworking Tools #3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/IXRF/IMMFFO1Z/FWBIXRFIMMFFO1Z.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I've been needing another vise for quite a long time now. I have one vise, Which is in my room (My room serves as a workshop). Sometimes, When I do messier projects, Such as ones with a lot of sawdust, I prefer doing them in our balcony. Because I have one vise, And it is pretty difficult to remove ...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 01:19:13 PDT
Top 10 Vise Hacks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Vise-Hacks/
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 02:43:16 PDT
Laser Cut Pivoting Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Sewing-Box/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:04:30 PST
Build Your Own Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Workshop/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 20:57:52 PST
Inexpensive garage lights from LED strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Garage-Lights-From-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:19:03 PDT
Ultimate Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workbench/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:18:09 PDT
Ultimate Workshop Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Workshop-Stool/
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 22:46:19 PST
Router Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Router-Table-1/
Router Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVX/6MJN/IOMP1YG8/FVX6MJNIOMP1YG8.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Make a cheap router table that is easily stored. Surface Use MDF and chalk board for the surface. Base Plate Purchase or make a router base plate. Place it on the work surface and screw wood around its perimeter. Rout out the inside of the wood perimeter. Fence Cut MDF and chalk board for...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 17:04:43 PDT
Build a Portable Rough-Sawn Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Portable-Rough-Sawn-Shed/
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Tue, 10 May 2016 06:58:08 PDT
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-Flat-Pack-Bandsaw-AKA-the-Jigsaw-Tabl/
The Flat-Pack Bandsaw | DIY Woodworking Tools #6 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/OIOF/IO6DY2C5/FHAOIOFIO6DY2C5.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Even before I started woodworking, I wanted one of those tiny Circular-Saws. I also wanted a Bandsaw. Unfortunately (As always), It was pretty expensive, And I couldn't afford them.But... What I did later remember, Is that I did have a Jigsaw that my dad bought almost 10 years ago. I decided to use ...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 12:46:39 PDT
Turn Bottles Into Usable Rope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Bottles-Into-Usable-Rope/
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Mon, 2 May 2016 18:36:52 PDT
Combination Circular/Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Combination-CircularTable-Saw/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 21:08:51 PST
Woodworking clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-clamps/
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:58:19 PDT
Table Mounted Jig Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Inverted-Jigsaw-table/
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Mon, 7 May 2012 08:52:08 PDT
Wrong Size Wrench? No Problem! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrong-Size-Wrench-No-Problem/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:12:00 PDT
Portable Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Workshop/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 16:15:37 PST
Organize Your Shop with French Cleat Tool Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-Your-Shop-With-French-Cleat-Tool-Storage/
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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 20:07:38 PST
Electrolysis Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolysis-Bucket/
Electrolysis Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/REXJ/IKWXDYMG/F53REXJIKWXDYMG.SMALL.jpg djpolymath This is a method of rust removal that is effortless and effective.Warning: Do not do this inside. Hydrogen gas is produced and can ignite in enclosed spaces. Remove flames, cigarettes, etc. from the area. Use gloves and avoid touching the electrodes. Measure Find a 5 gallon bucket and measure t...
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 15:25:18 PST
9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-for-Your-Workshop/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:07:01 PST
Drill Press Restoration (Refurbishing Techniques) http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Restoration-Refurbishing-Techniques/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 13:14:37 PST
How to make springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Springs/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:14:03 PST
2x4 Mega Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/2x4-Mega-Bench/
2x4 Mega Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/KUFQ/IJUCORCI/FKMKUFQIJUCORCI.SMALL.jpg tlp801 I decided to make this workbench out of 2x4's because I needed something stable and strong enough to take a lot of abuse. Also, for the cost, it's "cheaper" and stronger than just about anything you can buy.In this instructable I'll direct the reader through a step-by-step process on how to replicat...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:37:15 PST
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acid-Knife-Etching-DIY-Quick-and-easy-way-of-makin/
Acid Knife Etching | DIY | Quick and easy way of making your knife look cool. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/Y4YD/HQKXFOPB/FOMY4YDHQKXFOPB.SMALL.jpg SlavicFMJ This is my new Instructable on how to Acid Etch your knife. Knife Etching video Here is what you need: - Knife- Ferric Chloride $12.50 - Nail Polish $3 - Nail Polish remover $3 - 400 grit sand paper - Tall bottle or a container - Paper towels So as you can see this project doesn't require much mone...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 13:41:08 PST
Tools_Wall_Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/ToolsWallMount/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 02:28:28 PST
wooden kneeling chair http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-kneeling-chair/
wooden kneeling chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2SK9/IFF895FS/FOG2SK9IFF895FS.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A kneeling chair is what you need if you have to pass a lot of time in your office.Unfortunately this type of chairs is quite expensive and not very common. This is one reason to make your own kneeling chair, which will also make you very proud. references If you surf the web looking for "kneelin...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 06:26:38 PST
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Luxo-Jr-Lamp-Pixar-Inspired/
DIY Luxo Jr. Lamp (Pixar Inspired) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/MD4S/IHI3QS1E/F2ZMD4SIHI3QS1E.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren I wanted to make a Pixar style lamp out of wood. It took me three attempts, but I'm happy with the result! CNC Fail I chose this project because I wanted to learn Google Sketchup. It took me about 3 days but I finally got the hang of it. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the X-Carve to cut properl...
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 10:03:18 PST
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-An-INSANELY-Bright-200-WATT-Variable-S/
SpectrumLED- An INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/7CDK/IHLVOABC/FVJ7CDKIHLVOABC.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Dimming and changing the color spectrum of LED's? IMPOSSIBLE! Nope... Now Not!As this is my 50th Instructable, I've decided to upload a super "special edition" Instructable:How To Make Your Own INSANELY Bright 200 WATT Variable Spectrum LED Panel - For under $25! I decided to call it "SpectrumLED"I ...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 10:26:02 PST
Drainage Pipe Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Drainage-Clamps/
Drainage Pipe Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/ULY8/IHGO84ZH/F9MULY8IHGO84ZH.SMALL.jpg sliver paddleboards As a professional builder of hollow wooden paddle boards I have a lot of clamps. One of the handiest clamps I use are these spring clamps made from 4" Schedule 20 perimeter drain pipe. These clamps were originally made for building the rails on my wood paddle board kits, but this summer my wife star...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 04:53:59 PST
How to Build a Tiny Hut http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Tiny-Hut/
How to Build a Tiny Hut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/PU04/IGV4EMOM/FRZPU04IGV4EMOM.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Build the tiny hut only using very powerful double-stick tape. We don't use a screwdriver and a screw at all.Because how to use is easy, anyone can treat the double-stick tape. Spread Plywood Spread plywood on the ground. Build the hut on this top. Put a Foundation Put a foundation in a recta...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 20:56:04 PST
hard disk grinding machine http://www.instructables.com/id/hard-disk-grinding-machine/
hard disk grinding machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/XL0H/IGWJWJ8M/FGGXL0HIGWJWJ8M.SMALL.jpg rayo_viegas Hoy les voy a enseñar a hacer una amoladora con un disco rigido de pc Desarmar Lo primero que debemos hacer es quitar la cubeierta del disco rigido.Normalmente suele tener 7 u 8 tornillitos, los 6 que están a la vista mas uno o dos mas que están ocultos bajo el sticker. Quitar algunos component...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:04:01 PST
Wood Turning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Turning-Tool/
Wood Turning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXK/6CXV/IGV4CX17/FXK6CXVIGV4CX17.SMALL.jpg djpolymath Turn a wood turning tool Prepare Wood for Handle Drill a 1/2" hole half way down the vertical axis of the handle to accommodate the key stock. Turn the Wood Turn the wood into the desired shape for the handle. Drill Pipe Cap Obtain 1" copper pipe cap and drill a hole into the center. Grin...
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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 16:47:38 PST
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Eco-Friendly-Garage-Heater-A-Pneumatic-Solar-Th/
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SMALL.jpg EcoMotive This instructable will cover the build of my 72 square foot solar thermal collector that harnesses the sun's energy to provide winter time space heating for my detached garage workshop. The functional part of the collector is a black aluminum absorber that heats up when the sun's rays are upon it. T...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:18:08 PST
Ultimate Mobile Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Mobile-Workbench/
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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:09:28 PDT
French Cleat Workshop Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Cleat-Workshop-Organization/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 05:20:28 PDT
Better than a workbench - The Clamping Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Better-than-a-workbench-The-Clamping-Box/
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Thu, 8 Oct 2015 11:24:01 PDT
A shelf with 1 screw http://www.instructables.com/id/A-screwless-shelf/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:44:58 PDT