Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:39:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Wooden Test Tube Vase http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Test-Tube-Vase/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:56:32 PST
Prototype 03 - Rotational Casting - Lasercut 3Dprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-03-Rotational-Casting-Lasercut-3Dprintin/
Prototype 03 - Rotational Casting - Lasercut 3Dprinting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U3OU/I6UNCIPN/FGAU3OUI6UNCIPN.SMALL.jpg Henri-Goeminne This was a school assignment /project /workshop. Its still a Prototype (version 03) so I will not explain every step but I provide more than enough pictures to follow how I assembled it.One of my design goals is to cut all laser parts into two sheets of 3mm MDF(600mm x 460mm) which are standard mea...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:13:30 PST
Large Vacuum Former http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Vacuum-Former/
Large Vacuum Former - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/T2HC/I6UND08A/FGAT2HCI6UND08A.SMALL.jpg fizzPOP-TheBirminghamHackspace We had a requirement for a big vacuum former, as many of our members were interested in costume making and cosplay and needed to be able to make torso size "armour" etc. so we first took look to see what was available commercially and soon realized anything we could afford even second hand would be...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:17:58 PST
Restoring Antique Hand Saw using Home Remedy for Rust Removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-Antique-Hand-Saw-using-Home-Remedy-for-R/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:52:57 PST
Rustic Book Shelf or TV stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Book-Shelf-or-TV-stand/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:55:29 PST
Build an HTPC http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-HTPC/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:25:15 PDT
Prototyping tutorial - patterns on fabrics http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototyping-tutorial-patterns-on-fabrics/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:49:04 PST
Make a War Axe! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-woodcarved-Axe-handle/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:27:01 PST
Body Heat Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-Heat-Powered-Flashlight/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:28:19 PST
Piano Man with his cat - Automata Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Piano-Man-with-his-cat-Automata-Project/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:34:23 PST
Scrap Metal Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Coal-Forge/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:37:39 PST
Super Simple, Single Blade Box (Finger) Joint Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Super-Simple-Single-Blade-Box-Finger-Joint-Jig/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 05:20:16 PST
Tire To Round Sofa Chair! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Round-Sofa-Chair/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:21:17 PST
Woodburning: Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodburning-Getting-Started/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:55:07 PST
Paint MDF http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-MDF/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:39:35 PST
SlimPanel - A Solar Powerbank (w/ 220v Outlets & USB Ports) http://www.instructables.com/id/SlimPanel/
SlimPanel - A Solar Powerbank (w/ 220v Outlets & USB Ports) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/B2W6/I6RSFVFQ/FEOB2W6I6RSFVFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/B2W6/I6RSFVFQ/FEOB2W6I6RSFVFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/B2W6/I6RSFVFQ/FEOB2W6I6RSFVFQ.SMALL.jpg ASCAS hang on... The guide isn't finished yet. I forced myself to publish this ahead of time because the deadline of the contest coincides with my school hours. I'll finish this when I get home.________________________________SlimPanel is an intelligent all-in-one solution for portable solar energy produc...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:01:26 PST
DIY vacuum bag on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-vacuum-bag-on-a-budget/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:04:32 PST
DIY: An Ultra portable Torch knife http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-An-Ultra-portable-Butane-knife/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:30:28 PST
Vintage Wooden Tackle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Wooden-Tackle-Box/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:58:04 PST
BUILD A NOCTURNAL SOLAR LIGHT BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-A-NOCTURNAL-SOLAR-LIGHT-BULB/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:12:37 PST
Building A Low Cost Stirling Engine for Power Generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Low-Cost-Stirling-Engine-for-Power-Gene/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:24:53 PST
Portable Hot Tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Hot-Tub/
Portable Hot Tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/SH27/I6RSHR3P/FEOSH27I6RSHR3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/SH27/I6RSHR3P/FEOSH27I6RSHR3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/SH27/I6RSHR3P/FEOSH27I6RSHR3P.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Hot tubs are expensive, bulky, and usually out of the question if you rent. I made this flat-packed portable hot tub using plywood, ratchet straps, a waterproof vinyl liner, and some lightweight heating and pumping equipment. The tub consists of 6 panels in a hexagon configuration that slot together...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:53:40 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Recover-Exhaust-Energy/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Hot Rod Plane Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rod-Plane-Restoration/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:57:25 PST
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) http://www.instructables.com/id/timber-bud-vase-aged-by-burning-fence-post-alterna/
timber bud vase aged by burning (fence post alternative) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/8YY2/I6OXM725/FF18YY2I6OXM725.SMALL.jpg Simon Beggs Wood Turning I had to make some bud vases for a wedding. A fence post was the perfect look for what I needed but I only had one post which would only make half the vases I needed.Using an angle grinder and a butane touch I could give a similar aged effect to the timber. The pictures above show the final bud vase...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:45:09 PST
Make a custom washroom vanity with reclaimed wood! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-washroom-vanity-with-reclaimed-wood/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:51:31 PST
Mills Vest Pocket Slot Machine Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Mills-Vest-Pocket-Slot-Machine-Restoration/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:46:45 PST
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-mdf-mold-and-solder-castingor-how-I-pimped-my-/
CNC mdf mold and solder casting(or how I pimped my ride) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/BWZC/I6NIBZRI/FYABWZCI6NIBZRI.SMALL.jpg tsi1952 Taking advantage of the low melting point of lead free solder I was able to create a simple mold out of mdf with my cnc machine. Lead free solder as well as pewter has a high tin content which melts at around 220 degrees Celsius.This makes it ideal for mdf mold making.It also allows more detail on t...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:38:19 PST
Energy Saver for your water heater / Geyser http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Saver-for-your-water-heater-Geyser/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:50:27 PST
How to build a sturdy workbench inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-sturdy-workbench-inexpensively/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:01:05 PST
Make a power tool battery multipurpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-power-tool-battery-multipurpose/
Make a power tool battery multipurpose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/XM18/I6NID7XN/FS6XM18I6NID7XN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/XM18/I6NID7XN/FS6XM18I6NID7XN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/XM18/I6NID7XN/FS6XM18I6NID7XN.SMALL.jpg bremus My goal was to add an external power connector that would allow me to plug my battery up to whatever I wanted to while still being able to use it in my tools and the standard charger without any extra effort. This has been achieved. Gather your battery and take it apart. For my project I used a R...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:59:50 PST
How to draw an oval with abandoned drawer knobs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-an-oval-with-abandoned-drawer-knobs/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:54:23 PST
how to make a solar cell phone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-solar-cell-phone-charger/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:55:56 PST
Recycle a chair into a stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-a-chair-into-a-stool/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:32:25 PST
Making Your Own Branding Iron http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Branding-Iron/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:51:08 PST
Downdraft Moxon Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-Moxon-Vise/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:06:42 PST
DIY LED BULB: $20 for $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bulb-with-active-cooling-system/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:20:39 PST
The Best Sawhorse - strong, cheap & easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Sawhorse-strong-cheap-easy/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:19:44 PST
Cheap and Easy Solar Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Easy-Solar-Heater/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:40:04 PST
Batman Spatula: The Dark Utensil http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Spatula-The-Dark-Utensil/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:54:01 PST
Lost Foam Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Foam-Casting/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:05:42 PST
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Solar-Powered-Algae-Cultivation/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:07:47 PST
Skeleton Arm, Made by Penguin Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Arm-Made-by-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:42 PST
Salvage carboard pipe shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Salvage-carboard-pipe-shelf/
Salvage carboard pipe shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/NALW/I6NI5Q0Z/FPZNALWI6NI5Q0Z.SMALL.jpg briciius Hello everyone,Today we are going to create some "nordic" design shelf with salvage cardboard pipes.( same carboard pipes that i've used to create my bat-signal : http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-BAT-... )hope you will love the idea ;) Decorate the interior and exterior of cardboard ...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:00:15 PST
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Flexible-Snake-Trouble-Light-Lamp/
Flexible Snake Trouble Light Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/2IY6/I6HSM07N/FF02IY6I6HSM07N.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Make your own flexible snake light. It can be wound around a pipe or bent to clamp/hook on an exposed wall stud to position and hang the light anywhere you want in the shop. Wedge it in a crack. Get some light behind the refrigerator to inspect or under the couch to find that lost screw. Coil the en...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:42:25 PST
The Unspin-Inator http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Unspin-Inator/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:17:05 PST
Making Lockpicks From Hacksaw Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lockpicks-From-Hacksaw-blades/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:28:06 PST
Air Engine (Updated 1/25/09) http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Engine/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/2VNV/FQCTO4IZ/FX32VNVFQCTO4IZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/2VNV/FQCTO4IZ/FX32VNVFQCTO4IZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/2VNV/FQCTO4IZ/FX32VNVFQCTO4IZ.SMALL.jpg Rob K This is a very short video less than 10 seconds. This is the better video. This was the semester long project we did in class for Machine Tool Technology at the University of Central Missouri. I would like to hook the engine up to something and do tests. The base is made out of a 3/4 in ...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2008 18:09:06 PST
Dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-table-1/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:07:55 PST
Laser Cut Settlers of Catan Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Settlers-of-Catan-Board/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:05:42 PST