Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:35:17 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
Energy Saver for your water heater / Geyser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SSK1/I6NIBHMS/FPFSSK1I6NIBHMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SSK1/I6NIBHMS/FPFSSK1I6NIBHMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/SSK1/I6NIBHMS/FPFSSK1I6NIBHMS.SMALL.jpg rajavesw Introduction:A simple & effective way to reduce your Power Consumption for your water heater / Geyser.Typically all modern buildings have the Aerator / fizzer installed in the Taps, which gives a foamy water.Advantages: •Prevent splashing•Shaping the water stream coming out of the faucet spout •Wate...
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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/
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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/
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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
Super Simple Dovetail Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Dovetail-Tool-Box/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:40:32 PST
How to colour steel with HEAT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-colour-steel-with-HEAT/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:14 PST
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Thing-20-a-no-forging-custom-carving-knife/
The Cookie Cutter - a custom carving knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8H5T/I6NI45B3/FC68H5TI6NI45B3.SMALL.jpg bricobart Two years ago I set my first steps in the making of traditional wooden cups. To make these, most carvers use crooked knives. Since didn't have these specific tools, I searched for a way to do it a lot faster. That's how I created the Crazy Carver.Using that device was extremely effective, but also e...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:44:17 PST
USB Power Socket in the Car http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Power-Socket-in-the-Car/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:47:20 PST
Wooden Headphone Stand For My Beats Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Headphone-Stand-For-My-Beats-Headphones/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:37:39 PST
Window Trimming the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Window-Trimming-the-Easy-Way/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:44:53 PST
$3 Secret Drawer Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Drawer-Lock/
$3 Secret Drawer Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/EREN/I5BS2STJ/FRJERENI5BS2STJ.SMALL.jpg Ilovelamp This is a magnetic secret drawer lock. It is simple to build, can be added to any top drawer, and only costs $3 per lock. The video has full details on how it works and how to build it. I hope you find it useful. You can also find the video on my YouTube channel by typing: youtube.com/dougdstec...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:25:41 PST
WOOD OVEN http://www.instructables.com/id/WOOD-OVEN/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:12:44 PST
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lathean-Hydra-A-Multi-Headed-Turning-Tool/
The Lathean Hydra: A Multi-Headed Turning Tool from Repurposed Bits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/OXKG/I6H7JK2I/FSHOXKGI6H7JK2I.SMALL.jpg theskashow According to Greek mythology, every time you cut off one of the Lernaean Hydra's multiple heads two grow back to replace it. Now, with some spare bits and some creative grinding, your lathe tool can do the same thing! In this case, having multiple heads means you won't have to throw out an entire to...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:02:50 PST
Lumberjack table http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumberjack-table/
Lumberjack table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/DUA8/I6J7S34D/FIMDUA8I6J7S34D.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Bring the rugged outdoors inside with a lumberjack table, a crown cut tree slab with axe handles for legs. This burly wood table showcases the trees natural grain, and the live edge gives it a rustic and unfinished look. The legs are real axe handles seated inside the bottom of the wood slab, furthe...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:19:16 PST
Glowing Mushroom Wooden Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Mushroom-Wooden-Ring/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:55:54 PST
Low budget light box http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-budget-light-box/
Low budget light box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RQOK/I6HSC78T/FQ5RQOKI6HSC78T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RQOK/I6HSC78T/FQ5RQOKI6HSC78T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/RQOK/I6HSC78T/FQ5RQOKI6HSC78T.SMALL.jpg Barry Neeson Hi,In this instructable I will show you how to make a really cheap but effective light box.Its not the most glamorous of builds but it can be built from household objects and i have been using mine for quite some time with no complaints :) Tools and materials Tools:Pen or pencilBox cutter or craf...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:24:59 PST
How to remove rust from Axe head http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-rust-from-Axe-head/
How to remove rust from Axe head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SMALL.jpg abboud.nac I bought this axe head for 10$ from a vulgar local market that opens every saturday in my location, this market sells all stuff you can imagine, most of it is junk and used stuff. when you buy an axe examine carefully the head, the shape should be pleasant and workable, the most important part is th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:57:19 PST
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-snow-rake-scooper-tool-easy-DIY-using-a-5-gal/
Roof snow rake scooper tool - easy DIY using a 5 gallon bucket, a shower curtain, and a pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TAAI/I6HSDI32/FLCTAAII6HSDI32.SMALL.jpg the.yackitysmackity Snow roof rake scooper tool I looked for something simple to use for a roof snow rake idea. I searched Google images and YouTube for something that uses a 5 gallon bucket and 2 or 3 10 foot sticks of electrical EMT conduit. There are designs but none that really show how to remove snow from the roof...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:01:11 PST
Kee Klamp Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Kee-Klamp-Desk/
Kee Klamp Desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1PKI/GB3XJ980/FCL1PKIGB3XJ980.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1PKI/GB3XJ980/FCL1PKIGB3XJ980.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/1PKI/GB3XJ980/FCL1PKIGB3XJ980.SMALL.jpg detam100 Planning the layout of the desk I wanted to build a desk that was taller than it was wider, I also wanted it to fit in a corner. First step was drawing out some rough drafts. I drew these on clear plastic sheets so I could lay them on top of each other then separate them in order to look at ea...
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 19:57:53 PDT
The Mini-Melter (now with control box) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mini-Melter/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:31:23 PST
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Engine-micro-air-powered-engine/
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch So I've been playing with Hot Wheels lately, and this developed as kind of a side project to something else I was working on. I've built a couple of other engines based on other designs I've found here on instructables but this one for me takes the cake! Originally I didn't intend for it to actual...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:15:45 PST
DIY Rustic Style Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rustic-Style-Coffee-Table-with-Reclaimed-Wood/
DIY Rustic Style Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/KHG2/I6GCXGBQ/F4WKHG2I6GCXGBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/KHG2/I6GCXGBQ/F4WKHG2I6GCXGBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/KHG2/I6GCXGBQ/F4WKHG2I6GCXGBQ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Making a rustic style coffee table with reclaimed wood is a lot of fun. This is a great opportunity to use up scrap wood, or to go to a reclaimed lumber store and buy some different pieces. This project is all about creativity, and creating a pattern, which is really an art piece. The build is very ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:04:51 PST
Use 123D Catch To Translate a Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-123D-Catch-To-Translate-a-Form/
Use 123D Catch To Translate a Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/Q0QR/I6EXG7AM/FZQQ0QRI6EXG7AM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/Q0QR/I6EXG7AM/FZQQ0QRI6EXG7AM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/Q0QR/I6EXG7AM/FZQQ0QRI6EXG7AM.SMALL.jpg bayne.peterson Recently, I had a great experience using 123D Catch in my artwork. I am an artist working primarily in wood, using both analogue and digital tools. I was working on a series of carvings called IV-X-6236, named after the museum documentation number of an Inuit Miniature walrus ivory carving from the ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:55:46 PST
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Organic-Wood-Wax-Finish/
Easy Organic Wood Wax Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/NY1L/I6EXHKM8/F6SNY1LI6EXHKM8.SMALL.jpg thetreehearts One of the absolute best parts about a woodworking project, is applying the finish to freshly sanded wood grain. This is when all of your hard work shines and comes to life as the sections of wood show their true colors and character. One of the most common food safe wood finishes include Walnut oil...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 08:31:20 PST
A Ring from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Ring-from-Scratch/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:51:21 PST
Home Hydroponics - A manual on how to build your own hydroponics system http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Hydroponics-A-manual-on-how-to-build-your-own/
Home Hydroponics - A manual on how to build your own hydroponics system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/UEJS/I6GCWZ8X/FOJUEJSI6GCWZ8X.SMALL.jpg JaredStanton IntroductionCauses and Effects of OverpopulationOverpopulation shouldn't be taken lightly. It has some terrible effects, one of them being a shortage of food. Our currently overpopulated world is caused by the Industrial Revolution. It occurred about 200 years ago and that is when our global populat...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 14:35:10 PST
3D Printed Socket Wrench Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Socket-Wrench-Ring/
3D Printed Socket Wrench Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E6A5/I6EXGW2U/F5ZE6A5I6EXGW2U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E6A5/I6EXGW2U/F5ZE6A5I6EXGW2U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/E6A5/I6EXGW2U/F5ZE6A5I6EXGW2U.SMALL.jpg MakerStrong More function than fashion... this ring is a great addition to any toolbox and was created to help get to those nuts and bolts in tight places where a standard socket wrench just won't fit. The current version accepts any 3/8-inch drive socket and the specially designed tabs provide a friction fit ...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:33:16 PST
Casting a Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-Ring/
Casting a Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia If you are like me, and have very large fingers, most rings won’t even come close to fitting you. The only options that you are left with are to either spend lots of money on getting a ring in your size or to make one yourself. While away from my forge for the semester, I had the opportunity to try ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:25:58 PST
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bentwood-Ring-Driftwood-from-the-Oregon-Coast-and-/
Bentwood Ring. Driftwood from the Oregon Coast and Douglas Fir. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX3/GHFQ/I6EXJDGD/FX3GHFQI6EXJDGD.SMALL.jpg adenda2 This ring is entirely made form wood found in the neighborhood and at the Oregon coast in Lincoln City. Materials and Tools Needed:1. Wood. a straight stick, at least an inch wide or more.2. Block plane. any hand or finger plane will do, it just depends on how much muscle you want to put into it...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:57:09 PST
Big Bowl Turning: Stacked Ring Lamination http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bowl-Turning-Stacked-Ring-Lamination/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:52:23 PST