Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:45:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 wooden bull's head http://www.instructables.com/id/wooden-bulls-head/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:44:36 PDT
Intelligent watering system with arduino... http://www.instructables.com/id/Intelligent-watering-system-with-arduino/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/H6AX/HKHPPC0O/F0SH6AXHKHPPC0O.SMALL.jpg borsaci06 In this instructable i wanted to share my automatic irrigation system using arduino, soil humidity sensor and a simple aquarium valve attached to a servo... Humidity sensor takes constant readings of the soil moisture and transfers to Arduino which controls a mini servo attached to a tiny valve. you...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 15:05:21 PDT
$2 DIY compost thermometer build http://www.instructables.com/id/2-DIY-compost-thermometer-build/
$2 DIY compost thermometer build - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/BKGC/HZIH7Z5W/FYYBKGCHZIH7Z5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/BKGC/HZIH7Z5W/FYYBKGCHZIH7Z5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/BKGC/HZIH7Z5W/FYYBKGCHZIH7Z5W.SMALL.jpg afraser-kruck Here are some basic instructions on how to build a $2 compost thermometer using readily available supplies. It looks crappy (in a good rustic kind of way), but works great and uses few materials.You really don't need to read this... I like this design because it's pretty functional, reaches the corr...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:43:03 PDT
Machined Stainless Steel Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Machined-Stainless-Steel-Bottle-Opener/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:34:31 PDT
indoor tomato grower http://www.instructables.com/id/indoor-tomato-grower/
indoor tomato grower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/OTJB/HZGT9KM2/FS1OTJBHZGT9KM2.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everybody,.i have been interested in growing a sustainable amount of tomatoes indoors for 2 adults, year round. how much space/time it will take per cycle etc. .so instead of dreaming about it, I decided to do a small data collecting simulation. currently my system has 4 buckets in a 115x115x5...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:31:40 PDT
The Bottled Beer Shotgun http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bottled-Beer-Shotgun/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:45:07 PDT
ChandiliBeer: The LED Beer Bottle Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/ChandiliBeer-The-LED-Beer-Bottle-Chandelier/
ChandiliBeer: The LED Beer Bottle Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/DXWM/HZGT9HSO/FUBDXWMHZGT9HSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/DXWM/HZGT9HSO/FUBDXWMHZGT9HSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/DXWM/HZGT9HSO/FUBDXWMHZGT9HSO.SMALL.jpg xNerdiusMaximusx I've always wanted to make something like this and it really wasn't as hard as I originally thought. It's a classy up cycling for old used bottles and material and it's a fun build for a hackerspace lounge Materials The first step here is the most fun. You need to acquire empty beer bottles. One ...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:31:47 PDT
Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-Table-on-Wheels-4-X-8/
Work Table on Wheels | 4' X 8' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YAAA/HZGTBE1O/FRGYAAAHZGTBE1O.SMALL.jpg nuboynow Made at Tech Shop in Round Rock TX using only hand tools, this large 4' x 8' work table is easy to assemble even for the beginner. Designed for minimal waste and maneuverability, this table adds plenty of work space for the creative or maker of any type...and for a very affordable cost under $75! ...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:52:17 PDT
Fume Extractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Fume-Extractor-2/
Fume Extractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/ATYD/HZFE2OXN/FX3ATYDHZFE2OXN.SMALL.jpg MarcussLilProjects This is a homemade ventilation system for home use. It's made from an IKEA lamp where the lampshade works as nozzle and is placed above the soldering, using the smoke's upward direction of travel to make the uptake of smoke more effective.The fume extractor sucks away hazardous smoke created when so...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:44:01 PDT
Grow Box - novice / entry level http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-Box-novice-entry-level/
Grow Box - novice / entry level - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/T52J/HZFDZJ32/F1YT52JHZFDZJ32.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello everyone,.a friend of mine, after seeing how many apple / citrus trees I was able to nurse, was very interested in the idea of indoor horticulture. and he needed help to start his own apple orchard. so I decided to put together a very basic, entry level "grow box" for him..in this instructable...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:15:44 PDT
Card Rabbet Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Rabbet-Tool/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:04:41 PDT
How To Disassemble A Keyless Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Disassemble-A-Keyless-Drill-Chuck/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:15:45 PDT
Pencil Stub Marking Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Pencil-Stub-Marking-Gauge/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:50:54 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-The-Bed-Whiteboard-Worktable/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Pallet Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Workbench-1/
Pallet Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/80RY/HZDYDH2T/F1O80RYHZDYDH2T.SMALL.jpg carlh86 As a tall fella, I’m fed up of breaking my back leaning over to reach tables built for ‘normal’ people. I decided for my back’s sake its time I built a workbench for me…or any other tall person.Please bear with me on these instructions, I don’t know any technical terms and I’m sure there are better ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:51:31 PDT
Handmade Tools for Leather Tooling http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Tools-for-Leather-Tooling/
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:23:08 PDT
Build a Soundproof Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Soundproof-Wall/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:52:03 PDT
ELS Electric motocycle (RUS) http://www.instructables.com/id/ELS-Electric-motocycle-RUS/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:50 PDT
Rehab an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Old-Hammer/
Rehab an Old Hammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ZLHB/HZB3RXJU/FZQZLHBHZB3RXJU.SMALL.jpg anarnold My dad has a favorite hammer that he's used for years. It's pretty well-worn and the handle is coming loose so it occasionally throws the head. For Fathers' day this year, I decided i would rehab it for him by adding a new handle and cleaning up the battle-scarred tool-head.You Will Need:A new handl...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:25 PDT
LED reading lamp power conversion to USB http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-reading-lamp-power-conversion-to-USB/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:40:42 PDT
"Upcycled" cassette tape lamp (Lasercutted) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-cassette-tape-lamp-Lassercutted/
"Upcycled" cassette tape lamp (Lasercutted) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CJ95/HZ9O5BX1/F2ZCJ95HZ9O5BX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CJ95/HZ9O5BX1/F2ZCJ95HZ9O5BX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CJ95/HZ9O5BX1/F2ZCJ95HZ9O5BX1.SMALL.jpg Garagem Fab Lab A few months ago, my dad asked me to clean his attic from all my student's stuffs (which means a lot of stuffs...). While looking in the box, i found dozens of cassette tapes. I remember seeing in a small shop years ago, someone selling lamps and other things made with cassette tape. So why not maki...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:11:08 PDT
Garden Fireplace with Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Fireplace-with-Bench/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:22:04 PDT
Urethane Flat Belt Welding Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Flat-Belt-Welding-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/INAS/HRPBMOWD/FWPINASHRPBMOWD.SMALL.jpg LOTL After pricing specialty tools made for welding flat urethane belts, i decided to make my own. I have a kit for welding round, V and flat belts up to 1 1/2" and needed a tool for welding 2" flat belts. It was a one time job and the tools for doing this cost $300-$400. List of parts purchased. 1 - Lo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:26:59 PST
DIY: Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Ring/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:45:41 PDT
Trick for Attaching Sill Plates To Concrete Footings http://www.instructables.com/id/Trick-for-Attaching-Sill-Plates-To-Concrete-Footin/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:00:22 PDT
DIY Live Edge Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Live-Edge-Clock/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:40:45 PDT
Square meter vegetable garden on wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Square-meter-vegetable-garden-on-wheels/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:37:19 PDT
EDC Flashlight Bite Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/EDC-Flashlight-Bite-Guard/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 18:54:32 PDT
A simple low cost forge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-cost-forge/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:12:10 PDT
Fixing Saggy Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-Saggy-Drawers/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:25:57 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
Economically Make Your Own Custom Precision Drill And Reamer Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Economically-Make-Your-Own-Custom-Precision-Drill-/
Economically Make Your Own Custom Precision Drill And Reamer Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F59/8WOD/HZ88OJS0/F598WODHZ88OJS0.SMALL.jpg BeachsideHank While working on my DIY CNC machine, I wanted to fabricate custom bearing blocks for the guide rods I was using. The rods were stripped from printers and scanners acquired during a typical- for me- asset recovery sweep, and were just perfect for the job, being precision ground, polished, and of cour...
By: BeachsideHank

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:12:47 PDT
Fauxtina http://www.instructables.com/id/Fauxtina/
Fauxtina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/1EHG/HZ88PFYF/FG21EHGHZ88PFYF.SMALL.jpg camarko My trucks' been showing her age lately- with 150k on the odometer, a mismatched replacement bed, and rust on the suicide doors, she was looking pretty sad. Even though she's a good truck, she's fourteen years old and as a full time student (= more money out than in), I simply can't afford to do a r...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:06:55 PDT
Steel Wool and Vinegar Wood Aging/Ebonizing/Weathering (A Controlled Experiment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Wool-and-Vinegar-Wood-AgingEbonizingWeathe/
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:13:48 PDT
Chain saw carving a eagle head http://www.instructables.com/id/Chain-saw-carving-a-eagle-head/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:05:30 PDT
Flat pack Laser cut chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Flat-pack-Laser-cut-chair/
Flat pack Laser cut chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/EBA1/HZ88N9MR/FTWEBA1HZ88N9MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/EBA1/HZ88N9MR/FTWEBA1HZ88N9MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/EBA1/HZ88N9MR/FTWEBA1HZ88N9MR.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Inspired by a terrible move into my 3rd floor walk up apartment last summer I decided to make moving friendly, lightweight, flat pack furniture using a laser cutter. As a college student with a mobile lifestyle, I thought my furniture should reflect that. Sketch design The first step was to draw ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:19:00 PDT
Barrel Furnace Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Furnace-Build/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:52 PDT
Multi-purpose Entertainment unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-purpose-Entertainment-unit/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:29:48 PDT
2 Person Camping Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Person-Camping-Grill/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:52:46 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
Wooden Money Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Money-Clip/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:04:54 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox) http://www.instructables.com/id/Puzzle-Box-Unabox/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Foldable bench-stair [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/foldable-bench-stair/
Foldable bench-stair [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/72BZ/HZ5RR6Y5/F7U72BZHZ5RR6Y5.SMALL.gif andrea biffi Lately I helped a friend to design a foldable bench-stair. Those brilliant pieces of furniture were very common in Italy in last century, but it seems that lately they are not considered trendy and you don't see them often. In any case they are so suitable that I designed three models with small var...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 02:55:34 PDT
Dremel tool post grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-tool-post-grinder/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:16:55 PDT
Quick-Fix Welding for a Broken BBQ Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Fix-Welding-for-a-Broken-BBQ-Grill/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:12:16 PDT
Economy Hydraulic Shop Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Economy-Hydraulic-Shop-Press/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:45:24 PDT
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:30 PDT
Ikea Hack: Painted Branch Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Hack-Painted-Branch-Bed-Frame/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:44:06 PDT
Workbench with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-with-Storage/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:47:57 PDT
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... http://www.instructables.com/id/C-Clamps-Bah-25-Other-Clamps-They-Dont-Want-You-To/
C-Clamps? 25 Other Clamps They Don't Want You To Know About... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/MKE3/HZ3YC6JS/FNOMKE3HZ3YC6JS.SMALL.jpg RobbGodshaw This set of Alphaclamps is an exploration of tools and their form. From the I-beam to the C-clamp, the latin letterforms seem to have a chicken-egg relationship with the letter-shaped tools that bear their name. Is the C the basis for design, or simply a descriptor of the form? Curious about how the...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:26:18 PDT