Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 12:27:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Remove Paint With Infrared Heat (and without chemicals!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Paint-With-Infrared-Heat-and-without-chemi/
Remove Paint With Infrared Heat (and without chemicals!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/06PM/FGK25O88/FB206PMFGK25O88.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/06PM/FGK25O88/FB206PMFGK25O88.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/06PM/FGK25O88/FB206PMFGK25O88.SMALL.jpg liseman This Instructable explains how to build an infrared paint remover, which is cheaper, safer, and more environmentally friendly than normal paint removal chemicals. Here's a video of this project: This should cost you ~ $50 to build (commercial versions cost ~$400). If you're going to strip any sign...
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Fri, 23 May 2008 10:27:48 PDT
Fresh Air Intake for a Woodstove or Wood Heater w/ Round Intake http://www.instructables.com/id/Fresh-Air-Intake-for-a-Woodstove-or-Wood-Heater-w/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:13:09 PDT
Air Can from Empty Refrigerant Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Can-from-Empty-Refrigerant-Can/
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Sun, 25 Jun 2006 04:03:32 PDT
Easy Installation Guide: Volkswagen LED Interior Light Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Installation-Guide-Volkswagen-LED-Interior-Li/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:43:57 PDT
How to Carve a Wooden Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Carve-a-Wooden-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2008 13:57:58 PST
Black Hole Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Hole-Table/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:48:39 PST
Impossible Dovetail Joint Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Dovetail-Joint-Puzzle-The-Easy-Way/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:58:31 PST
Hardwood Rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardwood-Rug/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:19:16 PST
Secret Compartment Floating Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Compartment-Floating-Shelf/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:17:17 PST
Precision Puzzlemaking Primer -- Volume 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Precision-Puzzlemaking-Primer----Volume-1/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:51:20 PDT
The BALES Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-BALES-Workshop/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:38:07 PST
Taking Out Little Dents http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-Out-Little-Dents/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:09:20 PDT
Guide to Turning Acrylic Pens (Video Guide) http://www.instructables.com/id/Guide-to-Turning-Acrylic-Pens-Video-Guide/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:12:23 PDT
How To Straighten Heavy Copper Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Straighten-Heavy-Copper-Wire/
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Fri, 26 Nov 2010 12:06:58 PST
Nissan Altima Input Jack Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Nissan-Altima-Input-Jack-Repair/
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Thu, 6 Oct 2016 19:44:34 PDT
How to replace Turbocharger on BMW 3.0L Diesel (E60/E39/E46/E90/etc.] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-replace-Turbocharger-on-BMW-30L-Diesel-E60E/
How to replace Turbocharger on BMW 3.0L Diesel (E60/E39/E46/E90/etc.] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F02/7JT9/ID2XCRKF/F027JT9ID2XCRKF.SMALL.jpg BeemerLab http://beemerlab.blogspot.comRemoving and refitting the turbo itself is not a difficult task, but the mass of other parts that need removing to access it makes this a reasonable amount of effort.You will first need to remove:Engine covers. [5mm Allen]Air inlet ducting and air-filter. [5mm Allen]Inle...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2015 04:16:54 PDT
Fast Fence Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Fence-Repair/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2008 07:35:52 PDT
Felt Letter Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Felt-Letter-Board/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 22:19:54 PST
Make laser cut bathymetric maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-laser-cut-bathymetric-maps/
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 00:26:19 PST
How to make a Spartan Race spear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Spartan-Race-spear/
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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:13:59 PDT
TV Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Stand-2/
TV Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/18XO/HCV91RES/FDR18XOHCV91RES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/18XO/HCV91RES/FDR18XOHCV91RES.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/18XO/HCV91RES/FDR18XOHCV91RES.SMALL.jpg cgapay My parents had a tiny book shelf for their new TV so decided to build them a TV stand as a Christmas gift. The console took 3-4 weekends to build and cost around $200 in materials. The oak wood and light stain was chosen to match existing furniture. Dimensions: 65”w x 20”d x 27”h Cut ¾” plywoo...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2013 08:09:18 PST
Sears Radial Arm Saw--Homemade Table Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sears-Radial-Arm-Saw-Homemade-Table-Clamp/
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 13:39:46 PST
Installing a Japanese toilet Seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-Japanese-toilet-Seat/
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:01:56 PST
Run A Drill Off A Car Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-A-Drill-Off-A-Car-Battery/
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 08:41:58 PDT
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters No 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Divider-for-Perfect-Miters-No-2/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:37:40 PST
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Firewood-Log-to-Bowl-First-Woodturning-Projec/
From Firewood Log to Bowl (First Woodturning Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/0F81/IVO3PQ9M/F1U0F81IVO3PQ9M.SMALL.jpg craftedworkshop I turned this chunk of firewood log into my first bowl on the lathe. This is my first ever woodturning project, and most certainly won’t be my last. Turning is one of the most rewarding woodworking skills I’ve learned thus far, and now every log I see seems to contain a hidden bowl. To see this proc...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:49:14 PST
Dual Korg Volca Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Korg-Volca-Stand/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 20:04:30 PDT
Electrifying an antique oil or kerosene lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrifying-an-antique-oil-or-kerosene-lamp/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2012 03:21:17 PDT
How to burn wax out of a lost wax casting mold http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-burn-wax-out-of-a-lost-wax-casting-mold/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:57:22 PDT
Overlapping Tandem Barn Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Overlapping-Tandem-Barn-Doors/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:20:39 PST
Torus Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Torus-Box/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 04:32:04 PST
Make Your Own Gaming Table With Built-in Game Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Gaming-Table-With-Built-in-Game-Stor/
Make Your Own Gaming Table With Built-in Game Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/UCZB/IVO3O9RR/FQ5UCZBIVO3O9RR.SMALL.jpg RoguePirin My son and I enjoy playing board games together. We used to use the kitchen table, but sometimes it wasn't quite big enough to hold all the game components, sometimes pieces/cards would fall off the edge of the table, and sometimes games would run long and we'd have to clean it up before finishing ...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:54:32 PST
Glowing River Desktop http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-River-Desktop/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 12:16:58 PST
Impossible Nail in Wooden Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Impossible-Nail-in-Wooden-Block/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:43:09 PST
How to paint walls http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-paint-walls-1/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2008 17:15:01 PDT
Homemade waste motoroil burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-waste-motorolil-burner/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2008 14:32:44 PDT
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
How to Flame Polish Plastic http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Flame-Polish-Plastic/
How to Flame Polish Plastic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/RISM/H2WETLIR/F1VRISMH2WETLIR.SMALL.jpg code_neon Have you ever used plastic sheet in a project before? It looks really cool, but it can be a pain to make look perfect. This guide will show the basics of polishing plastic using fire. It will create a polished edge that will catch the light in a very brilliant way. All of the tools used in this guid...
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 16:36:49 PDT
Casting Concrete in Balloons http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Concrete-in-Balloons/
Casting Concrete in Balloons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/C42T/IDW24EB4/FUMC42TIDW24EB4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/C42T/IDW24EB4/FUMC42TIDW24EB4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/C42T/IDW24EB4/FUMC42TIDW24EB4.SMALL.jpg Chuck Stephens I was playing with some Chang Shapecrete the other day and I started thinking about casting spheres. I thought of using balls- from pingpong to yoga- but they all seemed impractical in one way or another. Small balls would be hard to fill while larger ones wouldn't be stable enough to hold their sha...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:05:00 PDT
$1 AUX Stereo Input Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/1-AUX-Stereo-Input-Hack/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:26:19 PST
How to Install a Lamp Post in Your Yard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Lamp-Post-in-Your-Yard/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:40:26 PDT
Make It - Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-It-Moxon-Vise/
Make It - Moxon Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/QLV7/IVO3QJNW/F9NQLV7IVO3QJNW.SMALL.jpg dpmakestuff I decided to finally add a proper woodworking vise to my arsenal of tools. I choose a Moxon Vise for it versatility and relatively low cost. I picked up a kit for this vise from Benchcrafted and for what you get, the price was acceptable. The downside to living in Canada is that sometimes tracking d...
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:44:52 PST
32 Sedan soapbox http://www.instructables.com/id/32-Sedan-soapbox-1/
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 12:34:02 PST
DIY Concrete Top Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Concrete-Top-Coffee-Table/
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:09:36 PST
Tiny House Series: Pt. 1 Exterior http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-House-Series-Pt-1-Exterior/
Tiny House Series: Pt. 1 Exterior - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/84M1/IVO3X7EQ/FDZ84M1IVO3X7EQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/84M1/IVO3X7EQ/FDZ84M1IVO3X7EQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/84M1/IVO3X7EQ/FDZ84M1IVO3X7EQ.SMALL.jpg Trask River Productions We at Trask River Productions are building a tiny house! We had great success with our tear drop trailer last year, so this year, we stepped things up a bit and started a tiny house. Due to the enormous task of building a tiny house, we are going to break our instructable down to 3 separate steps;1)...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:21:03 PST
Pliers Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pliers-Organizer/
Pliers Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AAWG/IDH80OAB/FMDAAWGIDH80OAB.SMALL.jpg igottatinker So if you are like me you have a ton of pliers and the like that are just thrown into a drawer or two. Sure you can try to be organized and lay them flat, but they always seem to shift and waste space. There was a deeper drawer in my bottom cabinet so why not store them on their sides and make use o...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:20:52 PDT
Mini circular saw with dc motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-circular-saw-with-dc-motor/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:34:52 PDT
End Grain Cutting Board / Butcher Block http://www.instructables.com/id/End-Grain-Cutting-Board-Butcher-Block/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:24:45 PDT
Diy Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Dremel-Table-Saw/
Diy Dremel Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/1T6A/IVO367U2/FXM1T6AIVO367U2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/1T6A/IVO367U2/FXM1T6AIVO367U2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/1T6A/IVO367U2/FXM1T6AIVO367U2.SMALL.jpg barancanaydin Hi there;I bought a Dremel 3000 a few months ago. But I never used the gravure tip. When I thought of what to do with it, suddenly I came to the idea of making a table saw. So I can cut my PCBs more easily.Turkish-----------------------------------------------Herkese merhabalar;Birkaç ay önce Dremel...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:27:15 PST
Corner Radius Router Jig + Full Box Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Radius-Router-Jig-Full-Box-Set/
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Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:47:03 PDT