Instructables: exploring - workshop http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:29:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wilson Rapier 33. Fretboard repair. http://www.instructables.com/id/Wilson-Rapier-33-Fretboard-repair/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:30:21 PDT
Trash to Treasure Doll-House http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Treasure-Doll-House/
Trash to Treasure Doll-House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/XPGF/HU488XTH/FGWXPGFHU488XTH.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie My fiance brought home a doll house the neighbor was trashing. It was badly beaten and abused and had definitely seen better days, but we could fix it. We decided to give it an overhaul and gift it to her best friends daughter. Dis-assembly This house is a pretty nice one. It came apart pretty ea...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:47:26 PDT
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-MP3-Radio/
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/137B/HU488WRO/FT1137BHU488WRO.SMALL.jpg WelshWoodWorking I wanted to make a radio that payed homage to the beautiful radios from the 1930's era from manufacturers like Philco and GE but has the functionality of a modern MP3 player. I could have found one of those old radios and did the conversion to MP3 but decided instead to build one from scratch from...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:10 PDT
Samsung Galaxy tab 3. 7inch Digitizer Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/Samsung-Galaxy-tab-3-7inch-Digitizer-Replacement/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/UEKA/HU487HHM/FNKUEKAHU487HHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/UEKA/HU487HHM/FNKUEKAHU487HHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/UEKA/HU487HHM/FNKUEKAHU487HHM.SMALL.jpg andrew mcneil In this video I show you how to replace a cracked or broken digitizer on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. It is very easy to do it just takes a few simple tools and patience and you can have your tab up and running in no time. I got this tab off ebay as well as the replacement digitizer so I now have a fully...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:21:20 PDT
Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallets-1-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YZJ4/HU3TN209/F8RYZJ4HU3TN209.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YZJ4/HU3TN209/F8RYZJ4HU3TN209.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/YZJ4/HU3TN209/F8RYZJ4HU3TN209.SMALL.jpg ehudwill Fun stuff to do with pallets! Recycled Pallet Rain Barrel Stand Pallets Pallet Table Pallet Chest Pallet shelves Pallet Projects Pallet Magic pallet woodshed Sawhorse made from pallets Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase Build a raised bed out of pallets nu...
By: ehudwill

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:25:37 PDT
Pergola http://www.instructables.com/id/Pergola/
Pergola - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/7FXY/HU3TMYRW/FB47FXYHU3TMYRW.SMALL.jpg aaristotelous Mesure Your Free Space Actually i can't say anything further because it depends on the free space you have to make this pergola. Because in cyprus we need to protect from the sun firstly and then from rain this is the reason why i end it with fabric, a kind similar to canvas.Anw, if anyone wants...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:11:42 PDT
DIY Electric PCB Drill Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-PCB-Drill-Machine/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:16 PDT
Visor wiper gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiper-gloves/
Visor wiper gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/F92E/HU3TN00G/FXJF92EHU3TN00G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/F92E/HU3TN00G/FXJF92EHU3TN00G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/F92E/HU3TN00G/FXJF92EHU3TN00G.SMALL.jpg bachterman I've had this problem since I started taking regular trips to work with my bike, from feburary to november. Summer is not a problem, but autumn and spring can be pretty rainy here in Hungary. And the rain is not your friend, when you're riding a bike. It get's on your everything, which I can cope ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:33:30 PDT
Gorget / neck armour / neck armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorget-neck-armour-neck-armor/
Gorget / neck armour / neck armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UP8Q/HU1RY6UH/FXLUP8QHU1RY6UH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UP8Q/HU1RY6UH/FXLUP8QHU1RY6UH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/UP8Q/HU1RY6UH/FXLUP8QHU1RY6UH.SMALL.jpg knutknackebr√∂d Second ible, here we go. still a work in progress(back piece isn't finished yet) Im building a neckarmour piece(gorget) and wanted to share on instructables, to my surprise there is not a single one for neck armour so here's the first. For the decorations in the center you can check out http://www....
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:19:54 PDT
5 Easy Steps to Going Solar for Your Company http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Easy-Steps-to-Going-Solar-for-Your-Company/
5 Easy Steps to Going Solar for Your Company - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/CBRL/HU3PIKD5/FK7CBRLHU3PIKD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/CBRL/HU3PIKD5/FK7CBRLHU3PIKD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/CBRL/HU3PIKD5/FK7CBRLHU3PIKD5.SMALL.jpg AbhishekGupta What better time to set your mind to a new initiative to be more in control of your electricity than now. This will be the time that you go solar! Whether your motivation centers around the economics of solar electricity or your business values to protect the environment using solar energy, or maybe...
By: AbhishekGupta

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:29:45 PDT
Remove laser etching residue from wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-laser-etching-residue-from-wood/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:34:32 PDT
Desktop Ferris Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Ferris-Wheel/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:43:33 PDT
Dodecahedron coin bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Dodecahedron-coin-bank/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:56:25 PDT
How to hardwire a disco ball motor to be controlled by an external switch! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hardwire-a-disco-ball-motor-to-be-controlle/
How to hardwire a disco ball motor to be controlled by an external switch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/CGG0/HU1RWL60/FSCCGG0HU1RWL60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/CGG0/HU1RWL60/FSCCGG0HU1RWL60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/CGG0/HU1RWL60/FSCCGG0HU1RWL60.SMALL.jpg Jack The Hacker Ever had a time with a battery powered disco ball motor, where you had to reach up and fumble for the switch? Those times are over! Level: Novice WARNING! IF YOU DO THIS INCORRECTLY, YOUR MOTOR WILL BREAK!!! DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE INEXPERIENCED!!! Step 1: Getting Stuff Get your moto...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:21:10 PDT
How to build a bench http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bench-1/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:17:41 PDT
Plywood Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Bowl/
Plywood Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/E9DF/HU1RQP9S/F2LE9DFHU1RQP9S.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 This is another in my series of test bowls that "I made it at TechShop". I have been working on things to use to build up a bowl. I hope you enjoy the process. Parts So here are the parts to make the bowl. I did not measure these that are to be quick. But cut the plywood into squares. Glue up...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:58:51 PDT
Solar Powered Ostrich Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Ostrich-Egg/
Solar Powered Ostrich Egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/BMIT/HU1RXZC9/FJ7BMITHU1RXZC9.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge Some time ago I won an instructables contest and received all kinds of solar powered gadgets. Wonderful! Among those things were three solar powered camping lights. A fun design, like a bulb with the middle part missing. I put them outside in the garden and at night they shine with a bright white li...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:37:24 PDT
my first metal project: Assassin's Creed Hidden Blades http://www.instructables.com/id/my-first-metal-project-Assassins-Creed-Hidden-Blad/
my first metal project: Assassin's Creed Hidden Blades - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/S6HL/HU1RQD2A/FVBS6HLHU1RQD2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/S6HL/HU1RQD2A/FVBS6HLHU1RQD2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/S6HL/HU1RQD2A/FVBS6HLHU1RQD2A.SMALL.jpg skyfly23 i learnt how to use a Dremmel/Drimmel this week. despite being terrified at first, i got down to work on two of my own hidden blades. one of which i started last year and just finished up this year. for the hidden blades,you'll need: a Drawer Slide or two a Dremmel/Drimmel a sh@t ton of cutting head...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:41:41 PDT
Etching large metal items http://www.instructables.com/id/etching-large-metal-items/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:02:10 PDT
Cheap DIY Multirotor landing gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-heavy-duty-Multirotor-landing-gear/
Cheap DIY Multirotor landing gear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/FA1O/HU1RV2TX/FC2FA1OHU1RV2TX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/FA1O/HU1RV2TX/FC2FA1OHU1RV2TX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/FA1O/HU1RV2TX/FC2FA1OHU1RV2TX.SMALL.jpg treyes4 Another small project of mine a super cheap and super easy to make 3D printed or not its up to you just tell me what you think of my project So lets start... frame compatibility first of all i designed this for a DJI F450 frame but looking at the common 450 frames it should fit with a little dri...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:52:16 PDT
MakerCube: Modular Workbench for Small Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerCube-Modular-Workbench-for-Apartments-Small-M/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:43 PDT
Milwaukee tools cordless station http://www.instructables.com/id/Milwaukee-tools-cordless-station/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:48 PDT
Not Just for Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Just-for-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 I started making wood tools for glassblowing so years ago and would spend allot of time making these little paddle ( a tool we use) key chains as giveaway ads. Cut each one out on the band saw and then brand the information in. Then one day at one of my "I made it at TechShop" sessions it hit me. I ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:26 PDT
Seed Organization http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Organization/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:34:41 PDT
Quick Cardboard Box Closures http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Cardboard-Box-Closures/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:01:30 PDT
How to fix/make sinking office chair reusable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fixmake-sinking-office-chair-reusable/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:35:00 PDT
Bad idea good lesson http://www.instructables.com/id/Bad-idea-good-lesson/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DR55/H2MYKHCK/FTMDR55H2MYKHCK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DR55/H2MYKHCK/FTMDR55H2MYKHCK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/DR55/H2MYKHCK/FTMDR55H2MYKHCK.SMALL.jpg niall mc I Built this a few years ago I decided to run with the first design idea that came into my mind. The problem is it’s just not a practical table. Its too deep and it can’t really hold anything, I have a TV on it right now. All the other stuff….. DVR, satellite box etc are just sitting in the open pa...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:22:41 PDT
Antique Door TV Cabinet with secret sliding drawer and electric lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Door-TV-Cabinet-with-secret-sliding-drawer/
Antique Door TV Cabinet with secret sliding drawer and electric lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/HX9N/HU0GTWZM/FW4HX9NHU0GTWZM.SMALL.jpg kingcarpenter I had old antique door and wanted to do something with it.  My wife had been bugging me for a new tv cabinet.  I sketched a few designs and this is the one I went with.  I wanted to keep the door basically the same size, so it would be recognizable as a door.  If you like my instructable please vote...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:52:25 PDT
Turned wood pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turned-wood-pen/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:27:26 PDT
Card Catalog Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Catalog-Coffee-Table/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:56:54 PDT
Cell Phone Desktop Movie Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-Desktop-Movie-Stand/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:48:42 PDT
Floating Plant Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Plant-Basket/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:47:23 PDT
How to become a successful handyman http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-become-a-successful-handyman/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:07:53 PDT
Replacement Lamp Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-Lamp-Clamp/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:21:33 PDT
Periodic table of the elements blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-table-of-the-elements-blocks/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:48:13 PDT
Portable Lap Desk & TechShop Tool Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Lap-Desk-TechShop-Tool-Kit/
Portable Lap Desk & TechShop Tool Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/KGF8/HU0GLFF8/FY4KGF8HU0GLFF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/KGF8/HU0GLFF8/FY4KGF8HU0GLFF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/KGF8/HU0GLFF8/FY4KGF8HU0GLFF8.SMALL.jpg MonolithFab The Maker gods recently smiled on me when a TechShop opened up only a few miles away from work.  One of the challenges of this new opportunity however has been organizing a tool kit that holds all my TechShop gear and can be grabbed at a moment's notice before leaving the house in the morning.  Trad...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:47:43 PDT
Cardboard Solar Thermal Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Solar-Thermal-Cooker/
Cardboard Solar Thermal Cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/2X4M/HU0GR14N/FD12X4MHU0GR14N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/2X4M/HU0GR14N/FD12X4MHU0GR14N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/2X4M/HU0GR14N/FD12X4MHU0GR14N.SMALL.jpg c_arellano This project was made by Anthony Smith, Kyndle Nickens, and Charles Arellano. Scope of Project and Materials Needed The goal we were striving for is to cook sausages with a solar thermal cooker that demanded insufficient amount of materials as possible. With this solar cooker, the highest temp...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:40:43 PDT
Mirrored magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirrored-magnets/
Mirrored magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/H1UR/HU0GSVQH/FQNH1URHU0GSVQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/H1UR/HU0GSVQH/FQNH1URHU0GSVQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/H1UR/HU0GSVQH/FQNH1URHU0GSVQH.SMALL.jpg golond Here's a cool way to make some magnets with personalized text, plus the added cool factor that the front surface of the magnet is flat, but the text etched from the back side has a distinct three dimensional feel to it. Your fridge needs some stylish accessories. I made mine at TechShop. materials ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:39:01 PDT
Ultimate Portable Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Portable-Workstation/
Ultimate Portable Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JU78/HU0GQTG3/FMOJU78HU0GQTG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JU78/HU0GQTG3/FMOJU78HU0GQTG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/JU78/HU0GQTG3/FMOJU78HU0GQTG3.SMALL.jpg gavdawg The ultimate portable workstation consist of a table saw, router table, scroll saw, tool storage and many other woodworking necessities all packed into a portable workstation. Ultimate Portable Wokstation
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:08:29 PDT
Portable workshop from a Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-workshop-from-a-Jacket/
Portable workshop from a Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/DF89/HU0GQS4L/FCHDF89HU0GQS4L.SMALL.jpg ajose4 Hi guys,today i'm gonna show you how to make a cheap portable workstation made from a jacket.This is my second Instructable.So this is a easy-to-use workstation developed from a cheap but strong jacket.This jacket could be easily carried from place -to-place with a wight of less than 1.5 kg.The pr...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:03:59 PDT
Portable Fume Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Fume-Hood/
Portable Fume Hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZXRJ/HU0GQPGK/FDGZXRJHU0GQPGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZXRJ/HU0GQPGK/FDGZXRJHU0GQPGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/ZXRJ/HU0GQPGK/FDGZXRJHU0GQPGK.SMALL.jpg Wired_Mist What do you do when your electronics projectsstart to take up too much space in your old man's shop?Why you build an Indoor Fume Hood of course! Planning it outBy building a 2' x 4' desk with a fume extractor, I take 8-square feet of equipment out of the way. Better yet, all of my electronic project...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:54:22 PDT
Wooden Display Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Display-Box/
Wooden Display Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/6KPM/HU0GRRKO/F7Z6KPMHU0GRRKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/6KPM/HU0GRRKO/F7Z6KPMHU0GRRKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/6KPM/HU0GRRKO/F7Z6KPMHU0GRRKO.SMALL.jpg razic Presentation is key. I'll go over how to use a small wooden box to make a cute display. I made this at the TechShop in San Francisco. Get Your Materials This is what you'll need: A small wooden box. Something to put inside the wooden box. I'm using little amber drop bottles. Pap...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:07:19 PDT
Por-Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Por-Table/
Por-Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/04TU/HU0GQNKP/FIE04TUHU0GQNKP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/04TU/HU0GQNKP/FIE04TUHU0GQNKP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/04TU/HU0GQNKP/FIE04TUHU0GQNKP.SMALL.jpg jtterry In many projects that I have undertaken I find myself doing more and more site work. With the inability to pack a whole shop and the unwillingness to buy thousand of dollars worth of portable table saws Miter saw stands etc… just to be put on a trailer to be set up and tore down every time I need...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:17 PDT
Secret door bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-bookcase/
Secret door bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/8S3Z/HTIWDS4S/FXC8S3ZHTIWDS4S.SMALL.jpg makendo Who doesn't want a secret door bookcase? We have a space in our living room that I've been planning to conceal with just such a door for 10 years, but I've kept putting it off because doing something like this has to be done well. I wanted the carpentry to be of high quality and the mechanism to be ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:56:11 PDT
Wrapped Hammer Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapped-Hammer-Handle/
Wrapped Hammer Handle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/YVTK/HU0GLRY1/FOEYVTKHU0GLRY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/YVTK/HU0GLRY1/FOEYVTKHU0GLRY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/YVTK/HU0GLRY1/FOEYVTKHU0GLRY1.SMALL.jpg rachel I bought a cheap hammer and wanted a nicer grip than the bare wood. Thinking of how nice a linen wrapped pool cue feels, I decided to try wrapping this handle in cotton string. The only tools I used were a knife, a pair of scissors (but I should have used the knife!) and a bowl of water. The onl...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:53:38 PDT
Pirate Treasure Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Treasure-Chest/
Pirate Treasure Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2K3W/HU0GS84I/FCY2K3WHU0GS84I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2K3W/HU0GS84I/FCY2K3WHU0GS84I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/2K3W/HU0GS84I/FCY2K3WHU0GS84I.SMALL.jpg dhpenner1 My two girls want to go on a treasure hunt. First step... Treasure Chest. I had a great time building the first one so I built one for my nieces. 1 - I can't give you exact dimensions. Build it to suit your needs. Mine is small because I'm going to fill it with treasure. 2 - You can finish the...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:26:09 PDT
Decorative Kleenex Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Kleenex-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SMALL.jpg JMalmborg This is a nice decorative Kleenexbox Cover that was made with the laser cutter at TechShop in Chandler, AZ I found a website that will make a layout for a box and though I could use it for making my first laser cutter project. The website is http://boxmaker.rahulbotics.com/  I put in the dimensions ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:24:03 PDT
$35 welded steel truck rack http://www.instructables.com/id/35-welded-steel-truck-rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/N8K4/HU0GLFHN/FPBN8K4HU0GLFHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/N8K4/HU0GLFHN/FPBN8K4HU0GLFHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/N8K4/HU0GLFHN/FPBN8K4HU0GLFHN.SMALL.jpg timsway i wanted a small, simple lumber rack that i could easily install and uninstall on my 72 chevy pickup. this cost $35 for 4, 8-foot 1 3/8" steel square tube (and a couple scraps of flat steel). i put some info in the video on cuts and such, but you'll need to measure your truck and may have to adjust....
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:10:29 PDT
Backpack Workbench http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Workbench/
Backpack Workbench - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/6TFV/HU09XG9G/FI66TFVHU09XG9G.SMALL.jpg jpalka Estimated Time: 10 hrs Estimated Cost: $0* If you like what you see, please vote for me in the Portable Workstations Contest. Anyways, lets get started. The idea behind this project is to create a customizable, folding workstation for your specific needs. You might ask; "Why is it a backpack?"...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:12:22 PDT
Functional and Sturdy Wooden Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-and-Sturdy-Wooden-Toolbox/
Functional and Sturdy Wooden Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/5OAW/HTZY9TDX/FFQ5OAWHTZY9TDX.SMALL.jpg blue-ice This instructable embodies the principle of "portable workstations" because a toolbox allows you to work about anywhere by bringing your tools along with you. Although the exact type and nature of the tools can vary from one hobby to another and one profession to another, this sturdy toolbox can b...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:46 PDT