Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:37:02 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Elegant Guitar Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Elegant-Guitar-Stand/
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 07:22:14 PST
Make a custom-fitted sunshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-fitted-sunshade/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2008 19:59:16 PDT
Change an Ignition Switch without Removing the Dashboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-an-Ignition-Switch-without-Removing-the-Das/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 04:07:16 PDT
How to repair Sticking keys of digital piano http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-Sticking-keys-of-digital-piano/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 08:15:34 PDT
Make an LED Light Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Light-Box/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 18:44:14 PST
Wooden USS Enterprise Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-USS-Enterprise-Model/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 20:59:05 PST
Casting With Delft Clay (White Bronze Anvil Pendant) http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-With-Delft-Clay-White-Bronze-Anvil-Pendant/
Casting With Delft Clay (White Bronze Anvil Pendant) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/WGFB/IK8KT6OD/FKQWGFBIK8KT6OD.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia Delft clay casting is just one of many methods to cast metal objects. Delft clay casting has some drawbacks but is arguably the most accessible casting medium for those who are just starting out. Create Your Form One of major drawbacks to using Delft clay, or other casting sands, is that you can'...
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 03:39:40 PST
R2-D2 Astromech From Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/R2-D2-Astromech-From-Cardboard/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 19:45:23 PST
How to Paint a Side Table http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Paint-a-Side-Table/
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:56:53 PDT
Reattaching rear vew mirror to the windshield http://www.instructables.com/id/Reattaching-rear-vew-mirror-to-the-windshield/
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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 23:52:32 PDT
Headlight LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Headlight-LED/
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 06:46:43 PDT
Laser Cut M-6 Carnifex Rubber Band Gun from Mass Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-M-6-Carnifex-Rubber-Band-Gun-from-Mass-E/
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Thu, 29 Oct 2015 00:58:39 PDT
How to Install a Metal Chimney Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-a-Metal-Chimney-Kit/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 17:26:47 PST
How To Get OSHA Certification For Forklift Operators http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-OSHA-Certification-For-Forklift-Operato/
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Tue, 1 Mar 2011 14:29:20 PST
Magic Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Radio/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 18:05:20 PST
How to fix cloudy headlights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-Cloudy-Headlights/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 17:32:24 PST
CHOPSTICK Steamer and Bending Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/CHOPSTICK-Steamer-and-Bending-Jig/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 06:02:27 PDT
Remove Galvanization http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Galvanization/
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Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:46:39 PST
DIY Pallet Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pallet-bench-Seat/
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:44:11 PST
how to build an indoor rock wall http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-build-an-indoor-rock-wall/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2008 10:11:40 PDT
Casting a Large, Light-Weight Telescope Mirror from Recycled Glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-Large-Light-Weight-Telescope-Mirror-fro/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:56:08 PDT
How to Replace The Brakes (Rotors/Pads) On A GMC Envoy With/For Your Dad http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Replace-The-Brakes-RotorsPads-On-A-GMC-E/
How to Replace The Brakes (Rotors/Pads) On A GMC Envoy With/For Your Dad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/W5G4/H2WEX0W4/FKLW5G4H2WEX0W4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/W5G4/H2WEX0W4/FKLW5G4H2WEX0W4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKL/W5G4/H2WEX0W4/FKLW5G4H2WEX0W4.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox This past week my Dad and I replaced both rear brakes on our Envoy, This was part of my Fathers day gift. Replacing the old worn out brakes (really noisy too) was pretty simple if you have the tools (all hand tools) and the know how (the vehicles owner maintenance book. This project took (me anyways...
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 19:10:10 PDT
Easy Lockpicking Tools! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Lockpicking-Tools/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:18:45 PST
Crawlspace Encapsulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Crawlspace-Encapsulation/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:48:03 PDT
Easy Way to Customize Floor Mats for Your Car or Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-to-Customize-Floor-Mats-for-Your-Car-or-T/
Easy Way to Customize Floor Mats for Your Car or Truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/6ZS5/HA4MKBD4/FDC6ZS5HA4MKBD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/6ZS5/HA4MKBD4/FDC6ZS5HA4MKBD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/6ZS5/HA4MKBD4/FDC6ZS5HA4MKBD4.SMALL.jpg T Hamilton Are the floor mats in your vehicle old, weathered and worn out but too expensive to replace? Do the mats buckle and slide around under your feet when you’re driving because they don’t fit properly? Maybe you just don’t like the floor mats that came with your car or truck. Or maybe you want to make a...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:26:08 PST
How to check and change a Mass Air Flow Sensor for a 1999 Subaru Forester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-check-and-change-a-Mass-Air-Flow-Sensor-for/
How to check and change a Mass Air Flow Sensor for a 1999 Subaru Forester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/3GLP/H74326RM/F8R3GLPH74326RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/3GLP/H74326RM/F8R3GLPH74326RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/3GLP/H74326RM/F8R3GLPH74326RM.SMALL.jpg matthewjosef This tutorial walks you through how I checked and changed my Mass Air Flow sensor using the tools available at TechShop San Francisco.  People usually say "I made it at TechShop!"  But I guess this really is more of a "I fixed it at TechShop!" Tools you will need: Security Torx Screwdriver set Flat...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 16:02:09 PDT
Infinite Band Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-Band-Clamp/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 10:05:03 PST
Standing Desk for Engineers http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Desk-for-Engineers/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 19:46:51 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 Fix a Copper Pipe...WITHOUT Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Copper-PipeWITHOUT-Soldering/
How to Fix a Copper Pipe...WITHOUT Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/O09W/IK5S2AHA/F7MO09WIK5S2AHA.SMALL.jpg HomeRepairTutor Here’s the Story:Last Sunday I got a frantic text from my wife… …water was leaking from the kitchen ceiling!!!!!!! What would you do in this situation? If you don’t have an immediate answer you’re in luck. Today you’ll see how to fix a copper pipe in less than 20 minutes. Seriously, EVERY homeowner ...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 03:04:14 PST
Leather car steering wheel and shift boot/knob http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-car-steering-wheel-and-shift-bootknob/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 02:30:59 PDT
How To Build a Pirate Ship Playground http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Pirate-Ship-Playground/
How To Build a Pirate Ship Playground - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/OPSH/H672SYIG/FNQOPSHH672SYIG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/OPSH/H672SYIG/FNQOPSHH672SYIG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/OPSH/H672SYIG/FNQOPSHH672SYIG.SMALL.jpg lemaster63 We decided to build a pirate ship for my grandson...this is how we did it.   I started by drawing out some basic sketches of what I thought would be a cool look and worked out some basic engineering ideas.  Our idea was to capitalize on the standard sizes of decking/treated lumber available to mini...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 20:19:54 PDT
Tuning a Hand Plane http://www.instructables.com/id/Tuning-a-Hand-Plane/
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 04:08:32 PST
Infinity Mirror Clock Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-Making/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 23:07:12 PST
Propane Tank Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Bench/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:39 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
Remove rust easily and effectively with salt and electricity. http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Rust-Easily-and-Effectively-With-Salt-and-E/
Remove rust easily and effectively with salt and electricity. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/0Q7H/IJYUU3O5/FPI0Q7HIJYUU3O5.SMALL.jpg dominoeffect2000 Hello everyone, want to find out how to rid rust on your tools for cheap, easily and safely?This is a inexpensive, safe and interesting science experiment you should try on your tools to rid of rust Instead of using acid, Grinding or heavy wire brushing and loosing any steel. By using electrolysis t...
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:44:33 PST
LED Motorcycle Headlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Motorcycle-Headlight/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2008 09:14:35 PST
5 Steps to Install LED Lighting Strip in Headlights for Toyota http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Steps-to-Install-LED-Lighting-Strip-in-Headlight/
5 Steps to Install LED Lighting Strip in Headlights for Toyota - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/XAVF/GV9SPGRC/FYPXAVFGV9SPGRC.SMALL.jpg ethan7557 LED lights are more popular, since theirs advantages of high efficiency and long life spans. Some of my friends tried to use led lighting to decorate their autos. Cool! One idle day, I decided to make a led lighting DIY project, install led strips in headlights on my Toyota matrix. Now let’s start. ...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2011 23:34:19 PST
How to Install LED Daytime Running Lights on Ford Fusion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Ford-/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:02:48 PDT
How to reload .308 Ammo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reload-308-Ammo/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:49:43 PST
How to wire a Cooling Fan to your car (DIY Electric) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-wire-a-Cooling-Fan-to-your-car-DIY-Electric/
How to wire a Cooling Fan to your car (DIY Electric) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/8VE2/I7SVX0ED/FQ08VE2I7SVX0ED.SMALL.jpg Skylark64 First off you're gonna need a car. So today we are working on my old 1964 Buick Skylark. Since my engine is not stock (1971 Riviera 455 cubic inch big block the cooling fan previously that was installed is just not enough to cool it down. So we have bought a Ford Taurus 2-speed fan, this fan had rum...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 18:57:43 PDT
Cast Chess Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Chess-Set/
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:02:55 PST
How to Make a Sliding Tray Box With Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Sliding-Tray-Box-With-Hidden-Compart/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 06:01:00 PST
DIY On-Off Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-On-Off-Switch/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:59:26 PST
How to Build a Portable Toolbox for Travel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Portable-Toolbox-for-Travel/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:54:55 PST
How to restore headlights on a budget! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-headlights-on-a-budget/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:10:07 PDT
Homemade Woodworking Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Woodworking-Lathe/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:49:22 PST
Put a copper top on a table http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-a-copper-top-on-a-table/
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Sat, 26 Dec 2009 21:19:05 PST
How to change drum brakes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-drum-brakes/
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By: Stanislaw

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Thu, 8 May 2008 16:00:12 PDT