Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:07:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Locking Heaven's Door (with Hell's Lock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Locking-Heavens-Door-with-Hells-Lock/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:07:19 PDT
how to repair a broken hinge on your glasses - NerdVision v1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-repair-a-broken-hinge-on-your-glasses-Ner/
how to repair a broken hinge on your glasses - NerdVision v1.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/3G0U/GOOP5K46/FWV3G0UGOOP5K46.SMALL.jpg bornclassified So I sat on my glasses a couple weeks ago, and although they didn't break then (even after bending/reshaping them), five days ago, amidst putting them on, they fell, and one of the arms broke off, right at the hinge.  Other than buying a replacement arm for I dunno, $20-30 maybe, but that's if I cou...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2011 23:23:58 PDT
How To Diagnose A Rear Main Seal Leak http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Diagnose-A-Rear-Main-Seal-Leak/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:05:04 PST
Eclipse Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Eclipse-Lamp/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:39:44 PDT
adjustable wood sawhorse http://www.instructables.com/id/adjustable-wood-sawhorse/
adjustable wood sawhorse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ULVZ/ICID2Q08/FARULVZICID2Q08.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi A good sawhorse is something essential in a workshop, especially if you work with wood and you often need to take outside some board or piece to cut and sand.And if you need a temporary table in the garden for barbecue and parties, these two stacking and adjustable sawhorses are the perfect support....
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:17:55 PDT
Make a maintainable DIY double-glazed window http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-maintainable-double-glazed-window/
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Fri, 27 Nov 2009 09:50:27 PST
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Refinishing an Hardwood Staircase http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-an-Hardwood-Staircase/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:35:19 PST
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/No-drill-Motorcycle-Helmet-MotoGP-Hydration-Mod/
No-drill Motorcycle Helmet MotoGP Hydration Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/EZHS/ICID7AED/FLZEZHSICID7AED.SMALL.jpg JoT8686 I recently came to the conclusion that I needed a mobile hydration solution for my longer rides. I started by looking at CamelBaks and figured I could run the hose underneath my helmet with a 90* bite valve; this didn't work as well as I wanted, especially inside my tiny helmet. I needed something...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 04:26:52 PDT
Centrifugal Casting machine from a washing machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Centrifugal-Casting-machine-from-a-washing-machine/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 17:52:57 PDT
Cut throat razor http://www.instructables.com/id/Cut-throat-razor/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:02:00 PDT
OpenBridge - Goods for free http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenBridge-Goods-for-free/
OpenBridge - Goods for free - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/IUNK/ICID4K0N/FWJIUNKICID4K0N.SMALL.jpg BinnersProject OpenBridge is an industrial design project of Robin Weidner and Jonas Voigt, exchange students at Emily Carr. It uses very little material and many different variations of it could be made depending on the choice of material. The basic use of the OpenBridge is to hang it off your picket-fence or m...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 16:11:36 PDT
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-LED-TV-Backlight-A-Laymans-Version/
DIY Cheap LED TV Backlight - A Layman's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/OAWM/ICICYCZD/FQ1OAWMICICYCZD.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Makers,If you are wondering what makes this DIY backlight instructable so special when there are already so many available, read on :).These days everyone has a TV , to be precise an LED, LCD or Plasma TV. So why need a TV backlight? A simple answer is to reduce strain on eyes and add a great ...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 03:29:39 PDT
Making 1000 nails - Colonial Blacksmithing http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-1000-nails-Colonial-Blacksmithing/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:31:36 PDT
Pivoting Arm Vise Mount Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Pivoting-Arm-Vise-Mount-Build/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:28:18 PDT
The Castaway http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Beautiful-Green-Chandelier/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 14:19:14 PDT
How to Turn a Dip Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Nib-Holder/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:22:56 PDT
Wooden Crate http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Crate/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:17:25 PDT
Hipster Travel Computer Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Hipster-Travel-Computer-Case/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:03:14 PDT
Staining Wood With Wodka & Walnuts http://www.instructables.com/id/Staining-Wood-With-Wodka-Walnuts/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:50:43 PDT
How to Paint with a Spraygun http://www.instructables.com/id/Spraygun/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:33:25 PST
Loft Beds http://www.instructables.com/id/Loft-Beds/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2009 11:14:43 PST
How to take apart TV http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-apart-TV/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2008 11:07:04 PDT
Wooden "Hobbit" Tankard http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hobbit-Tankard/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:39:11 PDT
Mini Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydrogen-Generator/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:27:25 PDT
Forge a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-a-Knife/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2007 15:12:10 PDT
Light up Tardis bedside table with built in lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tardis-bedside-table-with-built-in-lamp/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 09:44:27 PDT
Fixing a cars radiator http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-cars-radiator/
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:47:26 PDT
Hand Powered Vacuum Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Powered-Vacuum-Chamber/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:28:06 PDT
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Wave, Charge, or Surge Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-swap-the-blade-on-your-Leatherman-Wave-Char/
How to swap the blade on your Leatherman Wave, Charge, or Surge Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/QS8S/ICEMUKWN/F6EQS8SICEMUKWN.SMALL.jpg txtoolcrafters This Instructable will give you the step by step on how to replace the blade on your Leatherman Charge, Wave, or Surge tool. The photos will follow a Leatherman Wave tool, but the steps are the same for all three tools. Materials List Leatherman Charge, Wave, or Surge tool that needs a new blad...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:28:06 PDT
Simple Vault Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Vault-Mechanism/
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 20:11:32 PDT
Reclaimed Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Bench/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:26:27 PDT
DIY Cheap Inverter with junk parts http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Inverter-with-junk-parts/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:44:10 PDT
Shop Dust Collectior with a Shop-Vac. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Dust-Collectior-with-a-Shop-Vac/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:11:12 PDT
DIY blacksmithing - Converting your barbecue into a forge then using it to recycle scrap metal into tools http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-blacksmithing-Converting-your-barbecue-into-a-/
DIY blacksmithing - Converting your barbecue into a forge then using it to recycle scrap metal into tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/F4Z1/ICEMSNI4/FB5F4Z1ICEMSNI4.SMALL.jpg rosemarybeetle Blacksmithery on the barbecue? - yes, this really works!Here's how you can make the quality steel that is found in bicycle parts live on, by forging it into blades to create useful tools. The best thing though is that this can be done on a normal barbecue using lumpwood charcoal and a camping airbed...
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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 04:02:52 PDT
How To Make Circles on a Bandsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Circle-Cutting-Jig-for-a-Band-Saw/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:24:58 PDT
Run your Shed off grid! http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-your-Shed-from-a-Solar-Panel/
Run your Shed off grid! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/141J/GE7LBGRC/FZX141JGE7LBGRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/141J/GE7LBGRC/FZX141JGE7LBGRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/141J/GE7LBGRC/FZX141JGE7LBGRC.SMALL.jpg oscarthompson Ever wanted to Be Green? Well now you can! This Instructable will show you how to Run your Shed, on a solar panel! I Hope you enjoy my Instructable, This was one of my most enjoyable Projects! and I had good results from the little cost it has cost me. Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any dam...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 09:08:21 PDT
Make a Nuckle Joint http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Nuckle-Joint/
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:16:50 PDT
Reupholstering a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Reupholstering-a-Chair/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:28:14 PDT
Basics of Car Audio (Speakers and Subwoofers) http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Car-Audio-Speakers-and-Subwoofers/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:12:58 PDT
How to Build a Garden Shed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Garden-Shed/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:38:42 PDT
Sawmill from 12" bandsaw and a mower http://www.instructables.com/id/Sawmill-from-12-bandsaw-and-a-mower/
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 16:49:08 PDT
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-workshop-cart-with-hidden-drawer/
Simple workshop cart (with hidden drawer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MA0W/ICBS1YAP/FYRMA0WICBS1YAP.SMALL.jpg seamster For the last couple of months I've been busily reorganizing my workshop. I've built all sorts of new stuff, including several cabinets, a large outfeed work table, and this new mobile workshop cart. I wanted a simple but heavy-duty cart to hold my jointer and planer that allowed them to be moved aro...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:29:36 PDT
How to make Torx screwdrivers or Allen keys http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Torx-screwdrivers-or-Allen-keys/
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Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:24:26 PDT
Easy workshop cabinets http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-workshop-cabinets/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:16:18 PDT
The Great Vinegar Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Vinegar-Experiment/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:41:47 PDT
Revive outdoor furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/Revive-outdoor-furniture/
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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 11:06:03 PDT
Connecting Multiple Solar Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-Multiple-Solar-Panels/
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Wed, 7 Aug 2013 10:32:48 PDT
PEP22: How to Make a Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/PEP22-How-to-Make-a-Gun/
PEP22: How to Make a Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/C7OI/IC5C569G/FH4C7OIIC5C569G.SMALL.jpg JamesRPatrick This content was originally documented on my blog. DISCLAIMER: The author assumes no responsibility for the actions of others. Obey all Federal, State, and Local laws. It was 100% legal for the author to build this, but it may not be legal in other locations or for other individuals. Obey all firear...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:21:17 PDT
How to turn a old 4x2 (2x4) into a piece of fine woodworking http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-a-old-4x2-2x4-into-a-piece-of-fine-woo/
How to turn a old 4x2 (2x4) into a piece of fine woodworking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/Y23O/IC6ICAXN/F3XY23OIC6ICAXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/Y23O/IC6ICAXN/F3XY23OIC6ICAXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/Y23O/IC6ICAXN/F3XY23OIC6ICAXN.SMALL.jpg Regan Leatch How to create a simple wooden bowl from a construction grade 4x2 (2x4) Getting the 4x2 Here is the piece of 2x4 i used it had some holes in it which i tried to avoid and i pit glue in the cracks when gluing up so they were not visible when the bowl was finished. Cutting and glueing up blank Fi...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 05:30:55 PDT