Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:39:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Forked Claw Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Forked-Claw-Hammer/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:19 PDT
Splitting black locust logs with wedges http://www.instructables.com/id/splitting-big-black-locust-logs-with-wedges/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:26 PDT
Rebuilding a service jack power unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuilding-a-service-jack-power-unit/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:04:08 PDT
Flattening Warped Veneer and Pimping Your Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Flattening-Warped-Veneer-and-Pimping-Your-Phone/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:23:49 PDT
Rebuild a steering wheel with wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Rebuild-a-steering-whell-with-wood/
Rebuild a steering wheel with wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/49CB/I7MXBECH/F7Z49CBI7MXBECH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/49CB/I7MXBECH/F7Z49CBI7MXBECH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/49CB/I7MXBECH/F7Z49CBI7MXBECH.SMALL.jpg Stefano DV The goal of this project is to improve my 1996 Toyota Land Cruiser steering wheel aspect.The original steering wheel is covered by leather and painted with a specific gray paint. Unfortunately after 150.000 Km the paint start to ruin. The first idea was to replace the whole steering wheel whit an af...
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:37:10 PDT
mini jet engine http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-jet-engine/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:03:49 PDT
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bottle-Cutting-Jig/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:52:53 PDT
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! http://www.instructables.com/id/Epic-homemade-adjustable-stilts/
Epic homemade adjustable stilts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/19UY/I7KB7F9O/FA219UYI7KB7F9O.SMALL.jpg Alaric Loftus Hi all, today I am going to take a shot at my first Instructable, so here we go! It all started a week before a science field trip to Payne's Prairie so we could walk the La Chua Trail. While my science teacher told us about the trail, I had an idea so I raised my hand and asked, "Would it be okay i...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:38:39 PDT
Pallet Handle Hammer Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Handle-Hammer-Restoration/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:32:10 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 PDT
Disc sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Disc-sander/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:38:44 PDT
Garden love seat http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-love-seat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:57:40 PDT
Drill Bit Cabinet w/ French Cleat http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Cabinet-w-French-Cleat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:48:30 PDT
What to do with a dead microwave! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-a-dead-microwave/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:53:45 PDT
Building my Tiny House Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-my-Tiny-House-Door/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:18:46 PDT
DIY Coin Leveler http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Coin-Leveler/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:40:28 PDT
Under Kitchen Cabinet LED Strip Lights for Under $30.00! http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Kitchen-Cabinet-LED-Strip-Lights-for-Under-3/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 20:06:50 PDT
Fireplace insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireplace-insert/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:06:27 PDT
Tune Up Your Lawn Mower! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tune-Up-Your-Lawn-Mower/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:04:58 PDT
XYZen Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/XYZen-Garden/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:22:36 PDT
Steampunk themed propeller ceiling fan. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-propeller-ceiling-fan/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:14:30 PDT
Multi-Tool Flip-Top Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Tool-Flip-Top-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:52:20 PDT
Plywood mailboxes for apartment building http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-mailboxes-for-apartment-building/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:31:30 PDT
Reclaimed Wood Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Wood-Desk/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:25:52 PDT
Dragon Wing Celtic Knot Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Wing-Celtic-Knot-Pendant/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:16:25 PDT
Building Adirondack Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-Adirondack-Chairs/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:22:58 PDT
Roof tiles from aluminium cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-tiles-from-aluminium-cans/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:23:25 PDT
Rustic End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-End-Table/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 08:14:03 PDT
Space saving bathroom door-closet-mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-saving-bathroom-door-closet-mirror/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:20:12 PDT
Simple Inside Pipe Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Inside-Pipe-Clamp/
Simple Inside Pipe Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ONM4/I7IJ8WAW/F6LONM4I7IJ8WAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ONM4/I7IJ8WAW/F6LONM4I7IJ8WAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ONM4/I7IJ8WAW/F6LONM4I7IJ8WAW.SMALL.jpg Shimonek This Instructable will show you how to make a simple pipe clamp. While working on a Vapor Mod I needed to thread a piece of copper pipe to accept a brass NPT fitting. I needed to be able to clamp the pipe with enough force to be able to cut threads but without damaging the exterior. This is what ...
By: Shimonek

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:15:48 PDT
Eco-Friendly Entertainment Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-Entertainment-Piece/
Eco-Friendly Entertainment Piece - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TFT7/I7HG9BVR/FMMTFT7I7HG9BVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TFT7/I7HG9BVR/FMMTFT7I7HG9BVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/TFT7/I7HG9BVR/FMMTFT7I7HG9BVR.SMALL.jpg FoxysMyGirl I wanted to have an entertainment piece that would hold all of the components we had and give storage space for movies, games, etc.... It also had to be easy to move to clean behind and to plug/unplug components or to change them out. I love pallets and I created my design using the pallets I had ...
By: FoxysMyGirl

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:38:25 PDT
Broadfork http://www.instructables.com/id/Broadfork/
Broadfork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/43BF/I7HG99XD/F6Y43BFI7HG99XD.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic The broadfork is a tool used for gardening. It is a non-inversion, aerating tool, which means it opens up the soil, but doesn't turn it over. A broadfork lets the air and water into the soil and encourages the biological life in the soil, which in the top few inches consist mainly of aerobic organis...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:07:44 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/61WQ/I7HGADQV/F6V61WQI7HGADQV.SMALL.jpg schnurrbart For many beginning woodworkers, the dilemma of whether to buy a fixed or plunge router (and when/why to use one over the other) can be confusing. For most projects, a fixed router will take care of the job handily, but there are times when a plunge router is helpful or necessary. Purchasing a comb...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 PDT
Custom Multi Tool Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Multi-Tool-Case/
Custom Multi Tool Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/9VCT/I7IJ67FA/FD09VCTI7IJ67FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/9VCT/I7IJ67FA/FD09VCTI7IJ67FA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/9VCT/I7IJ67FA/FD09VCTI7IJ67FA.SMALL.jpg JNewhook Hi, my name is Jeff and I am a Maker.When I started volunteering in my local Library's Maker Space, I was influenced by the new technology to design and make new things. I had been wanting to build a replacement for the leather case I used for over 20 years to hold my Multi Tool. It sat uncomfort...
By: JNewhook

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:29:23 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Makers-Light-Shelf-Power-Box/
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/5SDJ/I7HG9AZM/FJ55SDJI7HG9AZM.SMALL.jpg TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
By: TechKiwi

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
Dirt Cheap Charcoal http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Charcoal/
Dirt Cheap Charcoal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/2C7N/I7IJ54QM/FZB2C7NI7IJ54QM.SMALL.jpg sixsmith Some people use coal for a forge, other gas, and some, some use charcoal.The nice thing about charcoal is that, from what I've read, it burns cleaner than coal, it's cheaper than coal, and you can make it yourself!I looked at a few instructables on charcoal making, and I think that this method is th...
By: sixsmith

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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:50:25 PDT
Pallet Sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Sofa/
Pallet Sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/6EDG/HWCJH61D/F386EDGHWCJH61D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/6EDG/HWCJH61D/F386EDGHWCJH61D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/6EDG/HWCJH61D/F386EDGHWCJH61D.SMALL.jpg dmcginty1 So this is probably one of my favorite pallet projects. It is made of all reclaimed materials: pallets, cushions, pillows, and fabric is almost "reclaimed". The fabric is end of the spool remnants. Cushions were from old baby mattresses and pillows were reclaimed old pillow material. Super easy buil...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:50:36 PDT
Light Up Your Life (and have accessable power). http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Life-and-have-accessable-power/
Light Up Your Life (and have accessable power). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DHYA/I7GS5JZA/F93DHYAI7GS5JZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DHYA/I7GS5JZA/F93DHYAI7GS5JZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DHYA/I7GS5JZA/F93DHYAI7GS5JZA.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I came up with this solution for a common problem: our house doesn't have enough outlets in any of the rooms so we were always using extension cords, multi outlets, electrical boxes, etc. In addition, the art table, hobby/craft work stations always needs lights. So I decided to solve both issues wit...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:25:25 PDT
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container http://www.instructables.com/id/Motorcycle-panniers-from-disposable-plastic-contai/
Motorcycle panniers from disposable plastic container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/H34M/I7HG6CQ8/F3YH34MI7HG6CQ8.SMALL.jpg Ruta9 I like to travel on my bike, but bike luggage is so expensive I decided to make my own with some disposable plastic containers I got.They are very light, only 1,15kg (2,5lb) water resistant and the best part is I spent only a few bucks on them. Getting the containers and getting them ready I got ...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 07:32:19 PDT
Concrete Light Bulb Coat Rack W/ Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-Light-Bulb-Coat-Rack-W-Reclaimed-Wood/
Concrete Light Bulb Coat Rack W/ Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G6XC/I7HG784C/FV1G6XCI7HG784C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G6XC/I7HG784C/FV1G6XCI7HG784C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/G6XC/I7HG784C/FV1G6XCI7HG784C.SMALL.jpg ClenseYourPallet We have lived in our house for five years now, and for five years we have had this awful coat rack in our basement hallway. It has these old wire hooks that will buckle under the slightest pressure. If you do by chance get one of your coats to stay up, as soon as you brush by it on your way down the...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:15:56 PDT
upcycling furniture http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycling-furniture/
upcycling furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZZ0L/I7CCM1HL/FFDZZ0LI7CCM1HL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZZ0L/I7CCM1HL/FFDZZ0LI7CCM1HL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/ZZ0L/I7CCM1HL/FFDZZ0LI7CCM1HL.SMALL.jpg LauraSophie we recently moved and the table and chairs were already in the house, but I found it so ugly, that I wanted to get rid of it. but we had a bunch of things to buy and I wanted to save some money, so I decided to keep it but upcycle it a bit. please note, I never worked with furniture before and I hav...
By: LauraSophie

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:45:18 PDT
Vintage Flash Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Flash-Light-Lamp/
Vintage Flash Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/78FI/I7CCM8Y8/F0C78FII7CCM8Y8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/78FI/I7CCM8Y8/F0C78FII7CCM8Y8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/78FI/I7CCM8Y8/F0C78FII7CCM8Y8.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I love hacking old, vintage flashlights, the more unusual the better. Recently I came across a couple of old flashlights in a op-shop and picked them up for a couple of bucks. As cool as they are, their not very practical, especially considering the insides are void of all necessary bits to make i...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:08:03 PDT
120VAC High-Low Tool/Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/120VAC-High-Low-ToolLight-Switch/
120VAC High-Low Tool/Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HQZC/I7GS2BQ1/FT6HQZCI7GS2BQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HQZC/I7GS2BQ1/FT6HQZCI7GS2BQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HQZC/I7GS2BQ1/FT6HQZCI7GS2BQ1.SMALL.jpg technovative A device for those moments when Mr. Scott is "Givin' you all she's got!" and all she's got is a little too much. This is a simple inline switched 120VAC outlet with a full power setting and a 50% power setting. A half wave rectifier diode facilitates the 50% power setting.Practical Uses: High-...
By: technovative

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:58:43 PDT
LIM Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/LIM-Pendant/
LIM Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/5RKZ/I7D61YQS/F9Z5RKZI7D61YQS.SMALL.jpg bricobart Sometimes making doesn't need to be complicated. Or difficult. Or time-consuming. Sometimes the material just speaks for itself.Sometimes it's almost too bad to 'do something' with it.Sometimes nature itself is the best designer.Sometimes less is simply a lot more. Finding THAT piece of wood When...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:05:48 PDT
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/OilFuel-Filter-Opener/
Oil/Fuel Filter Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/BOLX/I7ELERUO/FBQBOLXI7ELERUO.SMALL.jpg chienline If you have several cars, or let's say you are trucks owner who run transportation business, then you have several types of car or truck. Do you plan to buy various size of oil/fuel filter wrench? It will costs you a lot. Why don't we make one for variable size of oil/fuel filter? Materials Needed...
By: chienline

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:20:19 PDT
Make Hinges Inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Hinges-Inexpensively/
Make Hinges Inexpensively - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/9KWK/I7CCLYMX/FMM9KWKI7CCLYMX.SMALL.jpg Phil B Sometimes I want a hinge or two, but what is available in a store is the wrong size and shape, not heavy enough, and they cost far too much. I devised a way to make my own hinges the way I want them for very little in time and money.Nomenclature: The flat parts of a hinge, the parts that are fastene...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:27:27 PDT
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
Car part chess set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/22EH/I7ELD1EK/FDS22EHI7ELD1EK.SMALL.jpg TuftyFall0 This is the chess set i made for my senior project it started out as a bunch of old car parts that had no purpose and was destined to be scraped. So i decided to give them a second chance at life and turned them into a usable furniture decor peace. The whole project is rather bolted or welded togeth...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
Make a handle for an Antique Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-handle-for-an-Antique-BFH/
Make a handle for an Antique Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZXL0/I7CCKTZL/FLYZXL0I7CCKTZL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZXL0/I7CCKTZL/FLYZXL0I7CCKTZL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZXL0/I7CCKTZL/FLYZXL0I7CCKTZL.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome This is a story on how I made a handle for a BFH that is all that is left from my blacksmiths tools. After all these years I finally put a handle on it. Some times you just need a Big Freaking Hammer. And yes this is a sledge sized 10lb hammer head with a really short handle. The idea is that th...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:57:05 PDT
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Torch-Braze-a-Simple-Wire-Wheel/
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to create a simple wire wheel for your toy or robot project using inexpensive RG45 Gas Welding Rod and other resources. Gather Materials Main Item: WireSpecifically, 3/32" RG45 Gas Welding Wire for the Cart wheels and 1/16" RG45 for the Cart wheel spokes.For be...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:48:28 PDT
Making a Wooden Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Wooden-Picture-Frame/
Making a Wooden Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/IA8G/I7CCIKPY/F8KIA8GI7CCIKPY.SMALL.jpg TheWoodfather One of the first projects many beginner woodworkers build is a picture frame. I've been making sawdust for a few years now, but I can't recall ever having made one myself. So for Christmas just gone, I decided to make one for my wife as a gift.I took a few photos along the way so thought it might be...
By: TheWoodfather

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:38:53 PDT