Instructables: exploring - workshop - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:54:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pocket Knife Maintenance: Tighten, Adjust, or Reposition Your Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Knife-Maintenance-How-to-Tighten-Adjust-/
Pocket Knife Maintenance: Tighten, Adjust, or Reposition Your Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/ATQL/HFPTGURN/F1YATQLHFPTGURN.SMALL.jpg kennethsime When Spyderco introduced their ClipIt pocket knives in the 1980s, they used what they called an integral clip which was made of plastic, and was formed as a one-piece extension of the handle scale. While some of these knives are still around, many were lost when the clips eventually snagged on somet...
By: kennethsime

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:34:36 PDT
How to make an Arrow Of Light award http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-arrow-of-light-award/
How to make an Arrow Of Light award - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/3KHC/GZQ40YMA/FSV3KHCGZQ40YMA.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng The Arrow Of Light is the highest award a Cub Scout can earn. After completing the requirements it’s presented to him before he moves onto Boy Scouts. I recently had the task of making 8 awards. I was able to find plenty of examples but very few tutorials. This instructable should give you a startin...
By: Mrballeng

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:53:23 PDT
DIY Budget Tire Rack (or shelves) for your garage http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Budget-Tire-Rack-or-shelves-for-your-garage/
DIY Budget Tire Rack (or shelves) for your garage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/R461/ID02EPHM/FU5R461ID02EPHM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/R461/ID02EPHM/FU5R461ID02EPHM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/R461/ID02EPHM/FU5R461ID02EPHM.SMALL.jpg twichel04 I work from home out of my garage and I needed some extra storage for wheels and tires. Instead of buying a tire rack or shelving unit from the store, I decided to build one. This may also benefit anyone living in an area where they need to have an extra set of winter tires for their cars. This will...
By: twichel04

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Aug 2015 12:13:04 PDT
Sloppy Steering? Change the pitman arm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sloppy-Steering-Change-the-pitman-arm/
Sloppy Steering? Change the pitman arm! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0L6O/H1KHAW62/F7W0L6OH1KHAW62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0L6O/H1KHAW62/F7W0L6OH1KHAW62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0L6O/H1KHAW62/F7W0L6OH1KHAW62.SMALL.jpg LifeWarrior Lately the truck has had some steering issues (having a lot of play). When the steering wheel turns more than a quarter inch before it engages the wheels is a good sign of worn parts, and should be looked at soon. However the typical mechanics cost for this simple and easy replacement can really t...
By: LifeWarrior

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 7 May 2012 19:51:54 PDT
How to plan a tree house http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-you-plan-a-tree-house/
How to plan a tree house - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/6EMK/HN6C3RIL/FAQ6EMKHN6C3RIL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/6EMK/HN6C3RIL/FAQ6EMKHN6C3RIL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/6EMK/HN6C3RIL/FAQ6EMKHN6C3RIL.SMALL.jpg Treehousebuilding Tree houses are one of idyllic childhood symbols. A special place, away from parents and school, that is just your own. It’s not hard to see why it’s an idea that’s persisted for generations. But actually building the tree house isn’t kids’ work. To make sure everything about it is exactly right – a...
By: Treehousebuilding

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:03:14 PDT
Corner Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Corner-Lamp/
Corner Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/NBCE/IRXTI0XC/F35NBCEIRXTI0XC.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus A light where it's most needed, in the dark corners of your room. It seems like no matter how many lights I turn on the corners always seem so dark. After a little homework the only corner lighting solution I found was this $900 lamp by Peter Bristol that was made for Established & Sons, a designer ...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:49:43 PDT
Dremel Table Saw http://www.instructables.com/id/Dremel-Table-Saw/
Dremel Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/SV82/IRXTIDE0/FATSV82IRXTIDE0.SMALL.jpg unusual architect During a project a little while ago, I needed to make a small insinuation, smaller than the curve of a blade, thus I constructed this little table. The Table To create the table, I used three leftover 2x4s. Hole for the dremel After the table is constructed, I used a drill press to make a hole...
By: unusual architect

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:40:43 PDT
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/9-MORE-Unusual-Tool-Storage-Methods-Part-2/
9 MORE Unusual Tool Storage Methods - Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/ZWMM/IRXTDJ0L/F4OZWMMIRXTDJ0L.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 Back in February of 2016, I published an Instructable on 9 Unusual Tool Storage Methods for Your Workshop, which is now one of my most viewed Instructables, with over 100,000 views!Since I can't stand messy workshops, and got so much positive feedback in part 1, In this Instructable, I'll show part ...
By: Yonatan24

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:12:01 PDT
All in One Work Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-One-Work-Bench/
All in One Work Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DT91/IRXTAGK2/FWUDT91IRXTAGK2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DT91/IRXTAGK2/FWUDT91IRXTAGK2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/DT91/IRXTAGK2/FWUDT91IRXTAGK2.SMALL.jpg nickd561 Built this workbench to maximize my work area in the garage. I wanted lots of tool storage with power built in and a table saw outfeed table. It had to be movable Start With Lumber And A Sketch I started with a trip to the big orange store.15-2x42-4x44-1x2 pine strips2 sheets of cabinet grade ...
By: nickd561

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 20 Aug 2016 11:39:08 PDT
Large dining table http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-dining-table/
Large dining table - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/J7BL/HOHYDDFB/FX4J7BLHOHYDDFB.SMALL.jpg molarin I've always wanted a big and robust dining table, but they cost a fortune. So why not build my own? It really isn't that difficult and took me about three days to complete. This does not give you a very thorough description of how to make the table, but it will give you a rough idea of what it can l...
By: molarin

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:33:20 PST
Adding an auxilary input into a Ford stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-auxilary-input-into-a-Ford-stereo/
Adding an auxilary input into a Ford stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/DGS3/GCJ0ZCIK/FFUDGS3GCJ0ZCIK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/DGS3/GCJ0ZCIK/FFUDGS3GCJ0ZCIK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/DGS3/GCJ0ZCIK/FFUDGS3GCJ0ZCIK.SMALL.jpg rpantaleo
By: rpantaleo

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 8 Aug 2010 08:38:54 PDT
Hanging a Monitor on a Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-a-Monitor-from-a-Wall/
Hanging a Monitor on a Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/UAB0/FJNEM44K/F6MUAB0FJNEM44K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/UAB0/FJNEM44K/F6MUAB0FJNEM44K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/UAB0/FJNEM44K/F6MUAB0FJNEM44K.SMALL.jpg oa Ever wanted to add a second monitor to your laptop without taking up valuable real estate on your desk? In this instructable I'll demonstrate how to hang a flat panel monitor from a wall with a minimum of hardware. Materials and Tools The materials used were bought at a hardware store for less th...
By: oa

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:55:14 PDT
Tyre bead breaking, removal & fitting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tyre-bead-breaking-removal-fitting/
Tyre bead breaking, removal & fitting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/H5TI/HR3EIQWU/FI8H5TIHR3EIQWU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/H5TI/HR3EIQWU/FI8H5TIHR3EIQWU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/H5TI/HR3EIQWU/FI8H5TIHR3EIQWU.SMALL.jpg rchanter For this Instructable I will show you how to break the bead on a tyre and then remove and refit it. Tools. The tools you will need are:-Tyre levers at least two but three is better.A sissor jack and handle.A valve core toolAnd a something to jack against (I'm using the back axle of a van). Gett...
By: rchanter

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 2 Feb 2014 10:08:10 PST
Make the Stargazer Viking Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-Stargazer-Viking-Chair/
Make the Stargazer Viking Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/49CN/IRXT8DHU/F1V49CNIRXT8DHU.SMALL.jpg waylightcreate There are a lot of different versions of the stargazer/viking chair. We fell in love with the design about a year ago and thought that we would take the time to make one (or two) of our own and add our own unique spin to them. The things you might find different in our design is the fact that both s...
By: waylightcreate

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 01:35:52 PDT
Inexpensive thread chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-thread-chaser/
Inexpensive thread chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/6KRR/GB0JQOSB/FCJ6KRRGB0JQOSB.SMALL.jpg trailleadr While I was rebuilding my engine I sent the heads out to be reworked.  When the heads came back they had painted them with a high temp rust inhibiting paint.  This was all well and good, but part of the problem was that the threaded holes for the rockers, in addition to other mounting points were no...
By: trailleadr

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 12:52:33 PDT
DIY INSANE Electric Longboard (note: testing in progress) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-INSANE-Electric-Longboard-under-1000/
DIY INSANE Electric Longboard (note: testing in progress) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HPXY/ICICTH4U/FQAHPXYICICTH4U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HPXY/ICICTH4U/FQAHPXYICICTH4U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/HPXY/ICICTH4U/FQAHPXYICICTH4U.SMALL.jpg treyisgolfing SPECS:45+ mph top speed35 mph cruising speed 7.5 HP ( 6400 watts)18 mile rangeRegenerative BrakingINTRODUCTION:Forget what you thought about electric long boards. This isn't some 15 mph toy cruiser. This is a dual wheel drive monster, and its two motors combine to make 7.5 HP of raw brushless power....
By: treyisgolfing

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:00:51 PDT
Hot-Wire Foamcutter (Battery Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Wire-Foamcutter-Battery-Powered/
Hot-Wire Foamcutter (Battery Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/ZZUK/F8JUSTAQ/F6HZZUKF8JUSTAQ.SMALL.jpg clement.fletcher I have a hand-held battery powered foam cutter (these can be found at any hobby/craft shop). I find it quite useful, however I'm quite often frustrated by its inability to do detailed work. This instructable is simply a tabletop flat bed version of this handheld unit. Features; -Makes detailed wor...
By: clement.fletcher

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 3 Nov 2007 03:12:00 PDT
Mobile DIY Photo Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-DIY-Photo-Booth/
Mobile DIY Photo Booth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RT9L/IDSN7RIO/FWURT9LIDSN7RIO.SMALL.jpg jschmidle For the wedding of our friends we wanted to bring a photo booth to capture some special moments on their party and give them a small edition of the box with all the pictures to have a special picturebox to remember their special day.Then we started thinking that we would love to have a mobile box wi...
By: jschmidle

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:07:42 PDT
Windscreen Wiper Linkage Clip Repair Fitting Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Windscreen-Wiper-Linkage-Clip-Repair-Fitting-Instr/
Windscreen Wiper Linkage Clip Repair Fitting Instructions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7YS6/HWLD8MC6/F217YS6HWLD8MC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7YS6/HWLD8MC6/F217YS6HWLD8MC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7YS6/HWLD8MC6/F217YS6HWLD8MC6.SMALL.jpg x8rltd Windscreen wipers not working? Just one wiper working? Wiper movement erratic? Wiper link keep popping off?The poor quality plastic rod ends on your vehicles wiper linkages wear causing these symptoms. The poor quality plastic rod ends wear quickly and the wiper push rods pop off of their respectiv...
By: x8rltd

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:20:34 PDT
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Install-LED-Roof-Cab-Lights/
How To Install LED Roof Cab Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/LFVH/I1B63Q26/FABLFVHI1B63Q26.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy LED Roof Cab Lights are highly versatile and extremely customizable, making it pretty functional to install on practically any truck, SUV, or RV. It doesn't matter if your vehicle doesn't come with roof cab lights because you'll be drilling holes to install this product anyway. This product comes wi...
By: ilovejdmtoy

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:41:03 PDT
Solar Hot Water Heater Batch Pre-heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hot-Water-Pre-heater/
Solar Hot Water Heater Batch Pre-heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/ZNAC/FM2KB3Z1/FCNZNACFM2KB3Z1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/ZNAC/FM2KB3Z1/FCNZNACFM2KB3Z1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/ZNAC/FM2KB3Z1/FCNZNACFM2KB3Z1.SMALL.jpg aleutianwind This is a Solar hot water Batch Type pre-heater that pre-heats the water for my hot water tank inside the house. Cost $45.00 to build. I made it out of garage sale and Goodwill items and scrap wood I had laying around. It has been heating water up to 140 degrees and circulates thru the tank by natur...
By: aleutianwind

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Oct 2008 19:55:51 PDT
How To Change The Oil And Oil Filter In A Toyota Prius http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Change-The-Oil-And-Oil-Filter-In-A-Toyota-/
How To Change The Oil And Oil Filter In A Toyota Prius - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RTJ5/HJAI6HMW/F1YRTJ5HJAI6HMW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RTJ5/HJAI6HMW/F1YRTJ5HJAI6HMW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/RTJ5/HJAI6HMW/F1YRTJ5HJAI6HMW.SMALL.jpg TimTheBoss11 Get 0W-20 Synthetic Oil Get An Oil Change Bucket Get A L16311 Oil Filter Get A Flathead Screwdriver Get A 15/16 Inch Wrench Get A Jack And Lift Your Car Pry Out The Keepers Get A 45118 S-K 9/16 Inch Socket Wrench Get A Toyota 640 Oil Filter Cap Release The Was...
By: TimTheBoss11

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Jul 2013 09:56:24 PDT
Make your own carbide lathe tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-carbide-lathe-tools/
Make your own carbide lathe tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F78/K0LC/I3XTS5QF/F78K0LCI3XTS5QF.SMALL.jpg VikingCode Carbide turning chisels are interesting whether you’re new to turning or a veteran. They’re fantastic for harder, more abrasive timbers and mixed materials that would normally require a lot of sharpening, and because they’re scrapers you don’t need particularly fancy techniques to get them to work w...
By: VikingCode

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:10:22 PST
Easy Adirondack Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Adirondack-Chair/
Easy Adirondack Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/6W4V/IRW8KSL9/FEN6W4VIRW8KSL9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/6W4V/IRW8KSL9/FEN6W4VIRW8KSL9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/6W4V/IRW8KSL9/FEN6W4VIRW8KSL9.SMALL.jpg Albertthecomputerguy This is a chair design by my Grandfather. They are very comfy and can be made without fancy tools. Supplies Tools: - Circular Saw- Drill- 1/8 and 9/64 drill bit- Phillips, and sq2 bit- Clamps- Saw Horses (or a Workbench)- Tape Measure- Square- Pen- Hand Plane (optional). Supplies: - Outdoor Woo...
By: Albertthecomputerguy

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:10:00 PDT
How to Make a Mini Water Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Water-Pump/
How to Make a Mini Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/N31H/IRXSTATR/F18N31HIRXSTATR.SMALL.jpg Joshbuilds This tutorial is on how to build a mini electric pump (for pumping water). The pump can be useful for small applications or just as a fun craft. One of the best things about this build is that almost everyone should have access to the materials needed as none of them are special parts. Before we sta...
By: Joshbuilds

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:41:54 PDT
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Bandsaw-Stand-From-Scrap-Lumber/
Bandsaw stand from scrap lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM7/1DK5/IRSNX1WV/FM71DK5IRSNX1WV.SMALL.jpg Honus I have a portable bandsaw that I absolutely love- it's one of my favorite and most useful tools. Cutting small pieces of metal with any degree of precision can be difficult however. What I needed was a stand to turn it into a benchtop saw.This is a super simple low cost stand that is very easy to ma...
By: Honus

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:30:54 PDT
how to make a sheet metal box http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-sheet-metal-box/
how to make a sheet metal box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/Q0DI/H3QFM492/FFTQ0DIH3QFM492.SMALL.jpg flattrackracer 1) first you want to make an expanded template for your box out of cardboard, paper, etc. ( a flat version of your box. I have a graph paper drawing in the pics below, but its not for this box) 2) trace your template on to your piece of sheet metal, as pictured ( I suggest 20-22 gauge steel) 3) cut ...
By: flattrackracer

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:37:26 PDT
10-12$ Truck Bed LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/10-12-Truck-Bed-LEDs/
10-12$ Truck Bed LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/LJSN/HPU6ZN84/FNCLJSNHPU6ZN84.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/LJSN/HPU6ZN84/FNCLJSNHPU6ZN84.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/LJSN/HPU6ZN84/FNCLJSNHPU6ZN84.SMALL.jpg guicarlorobelli After searching for an affordable truck bed light kit and finding that they are anywhere from 50-100 dollars, I decided to make my own. Gather Parts Thanks to Amazon.com, I was able to find the parts I needed to make this for around 11 dollars plus some terminal connectors and self tapping screw ...
By: guicarlorobelli

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 18:29:08 PST
How to change NISSAN NAVARA brake pads. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-NISSAN-NAVARA-brake-pads-/
How to change NISSAN NAVARA brake pads. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/31JB/HLIDA16R/FOE31JBHLIDA16R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/31JB/HLIDA16R/FOE31JBHLIDA16R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/31JB/HLIDA16R/FOE31JBHLIDA16R.SMALL.jpg salahha When you go to an auto repair shop to change your brake pads, you will expend money you can saved for other purposes, so i will show you easy way to change your car brake pads. The brake system for Nissan and other car company is similar to same.  Tools. To preform this job we need the followi...
By: salahha

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 06:57:59 PDT
Plastic bottle insulation http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-insulation/
Plastic bottle insulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/EDSX/FTK89WSA/F8LEDSXFTK89WSA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/EDSX/FTK89WSA/F8LEDSXFTK89WSA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/EDSX/FTK89WSA/F8LEDSXFTK89WSA.SMALL.jpg thisdude This is my first instructable As everyone knows wasted heat is wasted money, energy, and comfort.I was trying to find the greenest, most cost efficient way to insulate my house. While searching for insulation i discovered that gases are really the best insulators. (other than a vacuum thank...
By: thisdude

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 15 Apr 2009 15:09:33 PDT
Faux marble concrete vanity top. http://www.instructables.com/id/Faux-marble-concrete-vanity-top/
Faux marble concrete vanity top. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/P1A1/HO7XH90R/FEPP1A1HO7XH90R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/P1A1/HO7XH90R/FEPP1A1HO7XH90R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/P1A1/HO7XH90R/FEPP1A1HO7XH90R.SMALL.jpg dewey302 When we sold our home in Wisconsin and moved to California we had to leave behind the vanity I had built for my wife in the master bath.  The vanity was table-height so she could sit down and use it as a dressing table/make-up table etc.   The house we moved to has a very large master bath but no si...
By: dewey302

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:46:52 PST
Home Made Trailer Smoker for Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Trailer-Smoker-for-Cheap/
Home Made Trailer Smoker for Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/II8J/GZWGSERY/FSHII8JGZWGSERY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/II8J/GZWGSERY/FSHII8JGZWGSERY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/II8J/GZWGSERY/FSHII8JGZWGSERY.SMALL.jpg riverrat29 Items you will need: Trailer Used 250 gal propane tank and old boiler tank with rivets flat strap 1/4" x 2"  (to go around door opening) 2-4x8x1/4 plate steel (to make fire box) 5' of 4" pipe (for smoke stacks) 4x8 sheet of expanded metal (for racks in side smoker) a lot of grinding wheel  a lot of ...
By: riverrat29

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 17:03:45 PDT
Simple 12v compact fluorescent tube ballast/inverter only eight components! updated! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-12v-compact-fluorescent-tube-ballastinvert/
Simple 12v compact fluorescent tube ballast/inverter only eight components! updated! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HDMP/FT17YI04/FIXHDMPFT17YI04.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HDMP/FT17YI04/FIXHDMPFT17YI04.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HDMP/FT17YI04/FIXHDMPFT17YI04.SMALL.jpg 12V This is an inverter that can drive any 8 to 25watt compact fluorescent tube with a 11to 15v input.It consists of a ferrite core,tip3055 transistor,two resistors,two capacitors. i use tubes out of old energy savers. Parts required You will need:tip3055 transistor180R resister(1w)47R resistor (1w)1...
By: 12V

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Apr 2009 10:09:46 PDT
Resin Casting Lenses http://www.instructables.com/id/Resin-Casting-Lenses/
Resin Casting Lenses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/V89N/IDH7UOSD/F0TV89NIDH7UOSD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/V89N/IDH7UOSD/F0TV89NIDH7UOSD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/V89N/IDH7UOSD/F0TV89NIDH7UOSD.SMALL.jpg zacharyianhoward In this Instructable I investigated the feasibility of creating my own cast lenses. While not exceptionally difficult, because I was making copies of an existing lens, this process is not trivial and deals with some chemicals that can be kinda nasty. So please make sure to wear safety glasses and gl...
By: zacharyianhoward

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:03:35 PDT
How to carve a rune stone to decorate your yard/garden http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-carve-a-runestone/
How to carve a rune stone to decorate your yard/garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/H0QX/G8JE11DH/F71H0QXG8JE11DH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/H0QX/G8JE11DH/F71H0QXG8JE11DH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F71/H0QX/G8JE11DH/F71H0QXG8JE11DH.SMALL.jpg Rune Cutter About a thousand years ago plus or minus five hundred years, rune stones where being carved all over Europe.  With a little bit, OK a whole bunch of patience and tenacity you can have one for your garden or a greeting card for a close friend who will really appreciate the gift after they have to mov...
By: Rune Cutter

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 28 Apr 2010 23:42:34 PDT
Dining Room Table from Reclaimed Wall Studs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dining-Room-Table-From-Reclaimed-Wall-Studs/
Dining Room Table from Reclaimed Wall Studs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/OLDS/IRWLDDBE/FOFOLDSIRWLDDBE.SMALL.jpg cbailey31 I recently moved out of an apartment and into a house with a dining room. While I was excited to finally have a dedicated dining room, I wasn't too keen on spending thousands of dollars on a dining set. By building it myself with mostly recycled materials, I was able to spend less than $200 on the...
By: cbailey31

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:27:00 PDT
Urethane Resin Casting a Joby Gorilla pod Hotshoe Camera Mount - Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) Part:2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Urethane-Resin-Casting-a-Joby-Gorilla-Pod-Hotshoe-/
Urethane Resin Casting a Joby Gorilla pod Hotshoe Camera Mount - Reaction Injection Molding (RIM) Part:2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JF1I/IRV5WPX2/FTYJF1IIRV5WPX2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JF1I/IRV5WPX2/FTYJF1IIRV5WPX2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/JF1I/IRV5WPX2/FTYJF1IIRV5WPX2.SMALL.jpg botzendesign This is Part Two: how to Injection Cast Urethane low volume high quality plastic parts in a Silicone mold. Sometimes also referred to as Reaction Injection Molding (RIM), the process allows you to meet your low volume, injection molded plastic part needs with out aluminum or steel tooling. In my ca...
By: botzendesign

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 16:52:32 PDT
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Weathered-Magnetic-Bottle-Opener/
Weathered Magnetic Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GQL6/IRO1H3K7/FBZGQL6IRO1H3K7.SMALL.jpg M3G Someone in the comments of An Unconventional Beer Caddy suggested adding a bottle opener to make it "a complete portable beer station". I thought this was a fantastic idea, so I decided to do something about it. Of course, I could've just bought a bottle opener, but where's the fun in that? I love t...
By: M3G

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:58:53 PDT
MAX CUT 2 Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/MAX-CUT-2-Circular-Saw-Crosscut-Miter-Jig/
MAX CUT 2 Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/RUXN/IRLQG4SA/FWBRUXNIRLQG4SA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/RUXN/IRLQG4SA/FWBRUXNIRLQG4SA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/RUXN/IRLQG4SA/FWBRUXNIRLQG4SA.SMALL.jpg diycreators I have this new Jig I recently built and I thought it was a unique jig to have in the shop. I kinda wish I had this years ago when I first started experimenting with wood. I decide to give this jig a name I didn't put much thought into it at all. The first thing that came in my head was Max Cut. I n...
By: diycreators

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 8 Aug 2016 05:51:29 PDT
Cheap Drill Press DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Drill-Press-DIY/
Cheap Drill Press DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/TO1B/ICGWA3IK/F2ATO1BICGWA3IK.SMALL.jpg handroid7 I decided to build a drill press for 12$.I have mostly used design by Izzy Swan he have pretty good build videos: His YouTube Channel Here You can see the video of my final product : https://youtu.be/Ogf9JVEOmrYNow I can drill bunch of 90deg holes.. but why?Thank you, Materials and Tools Material...
By: handroid7

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:07:56 PDT
How to install "Automotive Hood Pins" to a factory steel hood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Automotive-Hood-Pins-to-a-factory/
How to install "Automotive Hood Pins" to a factory steel hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/W20V/GTE4K1OL/F5EW20VGTE4K1OL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/W20V/GTE4K1OL/F5EW20VGTE4K1OL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/W20V/GTE4K1OL/F5EW20VGTE4K1OL.SMALL.jpg LifeWarrior The other day my wife was going down the highway and the hood latch to my old Dodge Ram broke while she was driving my truck the hood flew back and smashed the windshield bending up the hood hinges and tearing to latch free. Luckily she was able to pull over to the side quickly, however it scared he...
By: LifeWarrior

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 6 Oct 2011 03:20:51 PDT
DIY Game Table Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Table-Conversion/
DIY Game Table Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZAA8/IL6VD0RO/FXCZAA8IL6VD0RO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZAA8/IL6VD0RO/FXCZAA8IL6VD0RO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/ZAA8/IL6VD0RO/FXCZAA8IL6VD0RO.SMALL.jpg drickman156 IMPORTANT NOTES: I am giving these instructions as an amateur who simple wanted a game table a did enough research to pull it off. These instructions are for converting an existing table, so obviously not all tables could be converted and your dimensions may be complete different, but I will simply...
By: drickman156

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 19:39:53 PST
Miniature Golf (Putt Putt) Course http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-Golf-Putt-Putt-Course/
Miniature Golf (Putt Putt) Course - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/2B8Z/GDRPHHCS/FVQ2B8ZGDRPHHCS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/2B8Z/GDRPHHCS/FVQ2B8ZGDRPHHCS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVQ/2B8Z/GDRPHHCS/FVQ2B8ZGDRPHHCS.SMALL.jpg mikeandre My son, Zach, and I were looking for a summer project to build. It was a toss up between a kayak and a miniature golf course. Zach said we'd use a golf course a lot more than a kayak, so we decided to build a ten hole miniature golf course. We designed the course so it would not take up a lot of roo...
By: mikeandre

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Aug 2010 07:51:21 PDT
DIY - Scissor Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Scissor-Lift-1/
DIY - Scissor Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/OYQA/IEFI8X5B/F5AOYQAIEFI8X5B.SMALL.jpg KEAprojects Scissor lifts are usually seen in big sizes to help lifting large machineries and workers. However, you can also build your own in a smaller scale – just for the fun of it!You can make this scissor lift in whatever size scale is appropriate for your own need and purpose. We have made a tiny table-si...
By: KEAprojects

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:44:28 PDT
42oz Wooden Beer Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/42oz-Wooden-Beer-Mug/
42oz Wooden Beer Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/1LVX/IRVIRLBO/FIP1LVXIRVIRLBO.SMALL.jpg goodphysics This idea started while sitting and watching the Hobbit movie. When I saw these bearded dudes standing around with their wooden beer mugs in hand, I thought, "I've gotta design one of my own to hold a lot of beer!" Because of a previous wooden drum project, I already had a Rocker 11.25° Chamfe...
By: goodphysics

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:00:40 PDT
Chicken coop made of pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-coop-made-of-pallets/
Chicken coop made of pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/VEBZ/I66CXCKL/FLAVEBZI66CXCKL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/VEBZ/I66CXCKL/FLAVEBZI66CXCKL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/VEBZ/I66CXCKL/FLAVEBZI66CXCKL.SMALL.jpg jbland2 The need for a very low cost chicken coop brought me to this solution.I needed very few tools and a lot of good old fashioned work. My son's were a great help in the disassembly of the pallets and the build was strictly by the seat of my pants with no more than a vision in my head. Below I will illu...
By: jbland2

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 16:26:31 PST
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-router-table-for-Woodworking-for-un/
How to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVS/W665/I0LCC69F/FVSW665I0LCC69F.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood Learn how to build a router table for Woodworking for under $10 in this woodworking video for beginners. This simple router table is a good starting point for people who are learning woodworking or even the professional looking for a quick site setup. For more woodworking tutorial videos please subs...
By: Warren Downes - One Wood

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:03:53 PDT
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wooden-6-Bench-Vise/
How to Make a Wooden 6" Bench-Vise - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/QP9C/IRHV2B7O/FSWQP9CIRHV2B7O.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 I have a great little vise. I use it a ton (pun not intended)! The only problem with it is that it's tiny-- It opens to a little more than 1.5"I wanted to buy a bigger vise (for my birthday), but the prices are INSANE! As a "maker", I don't think it makes sense to pay $100 to $500+ on a vise, when ...
By: Yonatan24

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:34:01 PDT
Perfect Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Workbench/
Perfect Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/39K4/IRSHL660/FN639K4IRSHL660.SMALL.jpg tomatoskins Everyone has their own idea of the 'perfect' workbench. After years of working on a sheet of plywood supported by sawhorses, I felt that almost anything would be more 'perfect' than that. Not wanting to settle for just anything better, I decided to put in some time and effort into something that wil...
By: tomatoskins

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:56:31 PDT
Cómo hacer un organizador de armario hecho de PVC http://www.instructables.com/id/Cómo-hacer-un-organizador-del-armario-Fuera-de-PVC/
Cómo hacer un organizador de armario hecho de PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/J128/HVS1666Z/FB7J128HVS1666Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/J128/HVS1666Z/FB7J128HVS1666Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/J128/HVS1666Z/FB7J128HVS1666Z.SMALL.jpg cpowell2014 En este instructable usted aprenderá cómo construir un organizador de armario hecho de PVC. Es diseñado para caber en el armario de una habitación de residencia universitaria media, con dimensiones de 80" de altura, 36" de ancho, y de 24" de profundidad. Este organizador consta de una sección para...
By: cpowell2014

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 29 May 2014 10:18:28 PDT