Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 16:42:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Restore a Drill-Press Stand (Aka RIP'ing its Rust) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-a-Drill-Press-Stand-Aka-RIPing-Its-/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:04:30 PDT
Make Tapered Legs From A 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Tapered-Legs-From-From-a-2x4/
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 21:09:52 PST
How To Replace a Vacuum Power Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Replace-a-Vacuum-Power-Cord/
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Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:50:22 PDT
Ammo Can Motorcycle Saddlebags http://www.instructables.com/id/Ammo-Can-Saddlebags/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 14:40:14 PDT
Pallet End Table/Secret Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-End-TableSecret-Storage/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:40:49 PDT
Cheap Car Seat Office Chair!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Car-Seat-Office-Chair/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 15:32:48 PDT
An Easier Kerfmaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Easier-Kerfmaker/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:56:40 PDT
Make A Rotational Casting Machine For Under $150 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Rotational-Casting-Machine--For-Under-150/
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Wed, 14 May 2008 19:16:51 PDT
Weave Chair Seats With Paracord http://www.instructables.com/id/Weave-Chair-Seats-With-Paracord/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:46:27 PST
How to Build a Utility Trailer from a Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Utility-Trailer-from-a-Kit/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:41:03 PDT
Solar Air Heating Collector For Our Stone Build Garden House http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Air-Heating-Collector-for-Our-Stone-Build-Ga/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:38:52 PDT
Giant 555 Footstool http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Footstool/
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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 09:44:25 PDT
Foundation for Queen-size memory foam bed from basic frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Foundation-for-Queen-size-memory-foam-bed-from-bas/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:05:09 PDT
Build an Electric Motorcycle on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Motorcycle-conversion-48-volt-on-a-budg/
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Sat, 9 May 2009 22:04:38 PDT
Fix a bad cable on your Mighty Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-bad-cable-on-your-Mighty-Mouse/
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 04:34:10 PDT
A Partially Comprehensive Guide To Forge Building http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Partially-Comprehensive-Guide-To-Forge-Building/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 21:31:50 PDT
Homemade Solar Water Heater forced circulation with mini pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Solar-Water-Heater-forced-circulation-wit/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:19:07 PST
Making a replacement axe or hatchet handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-replacement-axe-or-hatchet-handle/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 12:43:18 PDT
Portable Multipurpose Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Multipurpose-Table/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:58:07 PDT
Introduction to chainmaille http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-Chainmaille/
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 07:18:23 PDT
Windowsill Hydroponic Herb Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Windowsill-Hydroponic-Herb-Garden/
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:35:48 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
Hanging Basket Column http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Basket-Column/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:27:05 PDT
Create a Simple Visor for your Otherwise Visorless Full-face Helmets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Visor-for-your-Otherwise-Visorless/
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Mon, 29 Oct 2007 23:43:27 PDT
Twin size loft bed made from PVC water pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Twin-size-loft-bed-made-from-PVC-water-pipe/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 00:14:25 PST
The Torus Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Torus-Bowl/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:23:05 PDT
Fixing a "Push Button" Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-Push-Button-Sink/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:16:42 PDT
Bath tub makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Tub-Makeover/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:10:55 PDT
100" Projector Screen for $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Projector-Screen-for-15/
100" Projector Screen for $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/QIK2/GLL509IZ/FN8QIK2GLL509IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/QIK2/GLL509IZ/FN8QIK2GLL509IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/QIK2/GLL509IZ/FN8QIK2GLL509IZ.SMALL.jpg dtommyd To be perfectly clear about this screen, it's a fantastic alternative to buying a screen for $300.  This was my "bandaid" screen until I got a real screen.  I'm perfectly happy with it.   Real ones reflect back from the crystals.  This isn't that. - I had to cut mine down a few inches so it's not 1...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:49:03 PDT
How to cut and strip heavy gauge wire easily http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-and-strip-heavy-gauge-wire-easily/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 18:02:09 PST
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-voltage-inverter-for-fluorescent-lam/
A simple, low voltage inverter for fluorescent lamps up to 15 watt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/OO5L/FPWWW9MY/F97OO5LFPWWW9MY.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric Thankyou to Burak Incepinar for letting me document his design. This is his website if you want to check out more awesome designs.This Instructable will help you run any fluorescent light off low voltages, It has been tested to run Compact Fluorescent Lights and Fluorescent tubes up to 15 watt. ...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 22:27:24 PST
Pulling up small trees, the easy way. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulling-up-small-trees-the-easy-way/
Pulling up small trees, the easy way. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RMHQ/H19RT2TS/FJSRMHQH19RT2TS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RMHQ/H19RT2TS/FJSRMHQH19RT2TS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/RMHQ/H19RT2TS/FJSRMHQH19RT2TS.SMALL.jpg rog8811 Over recent years all my local woodland and my garden have become home to vast numbers of holly bushes. Holly being evergreen will swamp out any other plants and take over the whole area if left unchecked, it needs to be kept under control. I will pull by hand anything up to around 18" tall as thes...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 06:20:37 PDT
Woodworking clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodworking-clamps/
Woodworking clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/LKQP/GBUGPAQS/F5NLKQPGBUGPAQS.SMALL.jpg Roninofthewest Okay, I finally got a camera, I finally got the time, and now I can finally post my first instructable. This may be a little difficult for newest of woodworkers, but for those that passed high-school shop class with a B average this shouldn't be to hard. This is a great project for anyone who wants ...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 10:58:19 PDT
No more hardhat hair! http://www.instructables.com/id/No-more-hardhat-hair/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 17:48:22 PDT
Make a Router Edge Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Router-Edge-Guide/
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By: The Shavingwood Workshop

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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:40:44 PDT
DIY Motorcycle Sound System for Helmets. Connect to Phone, GPS, or Music Device http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motorcycle-Sound-System-for-Helmets-Connect-to/
DIY Motorcycle Sound System for Helmets. Connect to Phone, GPS, or Music Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/XHR8/HMMF6R5C/F0UXHR8HMMF6R5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/XHR8/HMMF6R5C/F0UXHR8HMMF6R5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/XHR8/HMMF6R5C/F0UXHR8HMMF6R5C.SMALL.jpg cornelius3 Disclaimer: It is not recommended that you use this system while riding on your motorcycle.  It is more important to keep alert and be aware of your surroundings than to jam on down the road.  I only use this system when taking long trips and want immediate GPS feedback.  Additionally, Do Not Cut or...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:40:34 PDT
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Comfy-Couch-Surfing-Cushions-Foam-to-/
How-To-Make Comfy Couch Surfing Cushions: Foam to Springs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/9BIB/H337L4WT/FHQ9BIBH337L4WT.SMALL.jpg Haus Page                So you want to be the host of the party, but your furniture budget lends more to cheap foam cushions from Ikea than comfy springs? This instructable will show you how to take your foam couch and retrofit it on a budget. You will need: Cheap, but good looking foam couch Barrel Springs...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:02:57 PDT
Relabeling Worn Stove Knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/Relabeling-Worn-Stove-Knobs/
Relabeling Worn Stove Knobs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/7TJW/FNI43WUF/FJ57TJWFNI43WUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/7TJW/FNI43WUF/FJ57TJWFNI43WUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/7TJW/FNI43WUF/FJ57TJWFNI43WUF.SMALL.jpg JmsDwh When my wife and I bought our house, this stove came with it. It is a Magic Chef model # 3187VRV and by my estimate its about 20+ years old. The knobs all worked fine, but all of the numbers were worn off. I found some websites that sold replacement bezels but only for the burners, the oven tempera...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2008 14:08:53 PST
How to Change the Speed of a Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Change-the-Speed-of-a-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:51:17 PDT
Hammock Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Hammock-Bed/
Hammock Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K3RL/IN3ED2IH/F13K3RLIN3ED2IH.SMALL.jpg xperience This project is a meld of form, function, economy, necessity, learning, dreaming, engineering, and creating. my goal was to turn an ordinary bedroll in to a comfy, relaxing, functional, and aesthetically pleasing bed. I really like hammocks, but as anyone who has ever used one knows, they are not th...
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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 13:35:27 PDT
DIY Spot Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spot-Welder/
DIY Spot Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CUIX/IN3EHC81/FDACUIXIN3EHC81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CUIX/IN3EHC81/FDACUIXIN3EHC81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/CUIX/IN3EHC81/FDACUIXIN3EHC81.SMALL.jpg Make it Extreme The new project of make it extreme is the transformation of an old microwave oven into a brand new spot welder. How did we manage that? Firstly, we decomposed the microwave oven and took its transformer and the fan that cools it. The particular project was planned not to make a portable spot welder ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 03:00:01 PDT
How to Clean and Polish Dirty Pennies (The Chemical Free Way) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-and-Polish-Dirty-Pennies-The-Chemica/
How to Clean and Polish Dirty Pennies (The Chemical Free Way) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/B1Q1/G1XBJ7DA/FJPB1Q1G1XBJ7DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/B1Q1/G1XBJ7DA/FJPB1Q1G1XBJ7DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/B1Q1/G1XBJ7DA/FJPB1Q1G1XBJ7DA.SMALL.jpg Shadow_Force Here's an Instructable on how to clean and polish your pennies and smashed pennies if they're dirty.For all of you coin enthusiasts out there and elongated penny collectors, you will probably find this Instructable very helpful. I collect elongated pennies (you know, those penny smashing machines yo...
By: Shadow_Force

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Fri, 13 Nov 2009 12:58:36 PST
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Hiding-Your-FasTrak%2c-EZ-Pass%2c-or-Other-Toll-Tag-in/
Hiding Your FasTrak, EZ-Pass, or Other Toll Tag in Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/IR3Z/F35J1K8T/FPNIR3ZF35J1K8T.SMALL.jpg The DNR Originally written by me for BayAreaPrelude.com This instructable covers how toll tags work and how to embed or hide your FasTrak, or EZ-Pass, or any other electronic toll collection device in your dash so that you do not have an annoying tag in your window.I will describe the principles that will a...
By: The DNR

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Thu, 21 Jun 2007 17:57:33 PDT
How To Remove A Car Scratch? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Remove-A-Car-Scratch/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 00:58:35 PST
Chevy Tailgate Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Chevy-Tailgate-Bench/
Chevy Tailgate Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CQKD/I8YBKUY0/FY0CQKDI8YBKUY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CQKD/I8YBKUY0/FY0CQKDI8YBKUY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/CQKD/I8YBKUY0/FY0CQKDI8YBKUY0.SMALL.jpg ccaskey25 This is a Christmas present for my wife. She pinned this sometime back and has forgotten about it. Lucky me! I stumbled upon and old chevy while exploring our land with my young sons and so the project began. The Design I am a drafter so I like to begin every project with a drawing. *Note not ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:48:30 PST
Table saw extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-saw-extension/
Table saw extension - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/X88Q/HNP5309T/FDQX88QHNP5309T.SMALL.jpg Zeigwolf This is a fairly simple to build extension for a table saw to help when cutting large sheets of wood, or to add a little extra surface area for small projects. I made mine out of aluminum to cut down on weight, and because I wanted to challenge myself to try something I've never really worked with b...
By: Zeigwolf

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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 23:21:47 PST
Pallet Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bench-3/
Pallet Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/QCRO/IBTF7OII/F21QCROIBTF7OII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/QCRO/IBTF7OII/F21QCROIBTF7OII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/QCRO/IBTF7OII/F21QCROIBTF7OII.SMALL.jpg frd4lfe In this instructable, I will show you how to make your own bench out of a pallet. Tools required:1. Sawzall or hand saw2. Drill3. Box of Screws (DeckMate #8 1-5/8 inch Star-Head Deck Screws) $10 per box of 1754. 120 grit Sandpaper $5 per pack of 55. Choice of paint or stain Cutting the Pallet Th...
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 19:31:59 PDT
Motorcycle LED Tail Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-LED-Tail-Light/
Motorcycle LED Tail Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DI2X/FRXUT32W/F2EDI2XFRXUT32W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DI2X/FRXUT32W/F2EDI2XFRXUT32W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/DI2X/FRXUT32W/F2EDI2XFRXUT32W.SMALL.jpg jammin0 If you've been thinking about building an LED tail light for your motorcycle - or any other vehicle - then you need to read this guide. Why? If you're trying to figure out how to do it than you probably have already figured out that LEDs are super bright, turn on and off way faster than incandescen...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 21:02:01 PDT
How to Replace Refrigerator Freezer Door Gasket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-Refrigerator-Freezer-Door-Gasket/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:27:19 PST
How To Make An Extremely Powerful Wooden Crossbow! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Extremely-Powerful-Wooden-Crossbow/
How To Make An Extremely Powerful Wooden Crossbow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/8I51/HSM56DKD/FBA8I51HSM56DKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/8I51/HSM56DKD/FBA8I51HSM56DKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/8I51/HSM56DKD/FBA8I51HSM56DKD.SMALL.jpg baneling-bust Hello in this video i am showing you how to make an extremely powerful compound crossbow enjoy!: )
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:06:13 PDT