Instructables: exploring - workshop http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:04:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 etching large metal items http://www.instructables.com/id/etching-large-metal-items/
etching large metal items - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/LST2/HU1RWQTH/FT3LST2HU1RWQTH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/LST2/HU1RWQTH/FT3LST2HU1RWQTH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/LST2/HU1RWQTH/FT3LST2HU1RWQTH.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Alright first ible, here we go. I wanted to etch an image onto my neckarmour(gorget) but i found no instructable on how to etch larger metal pieces, just a load on etching smaller pieces(mostly knives). Considering the size of this etching and the size of the metal, it would take too long to do by h...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:02:10 PDT
Cheap and heavy duty Multirotor landing gear http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-heavy-duty-Multirotor-landing-gear/
Cheap and heavy duty 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 Apartments & Small Maker Spaces http://www.instructables.com/id/MakerCube-Modular-Workbench-for-Apartments-Small-M/
MakerCube: Modular Workbench for Apartments & Small Maker Spaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q8YY/HU1RVSSW/FE3Q8YYHU1RVSSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q8YY/HU1RVSSW/FE3Q8YYHU1RVSSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/Q8YY/HU1RVSSW/FE3Q8YYHU1RVSSW.SMALL.jpg gfc62 My Space to Make Stuff... While I'd bet that none of us are completely satisfied with our workbench or workshop the one sure way to appreciate what we have now is to move, especially if that move is to a small apartment with no space for a dedicated workshop. This is the situation I'm in now, ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:43 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/
Turned wood pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/ICOL/HU1A6POF/F38ICOLHU1A6POF.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 Here are the steps used to turn a wooden pen that "I made it at TechShop". I got the pen kit from an outside supplier and I think the TechShop should have this as a make-it class. The wood was some cherry scrap I found in the shop.
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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/
Floating Plant Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/IVMM/HT1M15Q2/FOJIVMMHT1M15Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/IVMM/HT1M15Q2/FOJIVMMHT1M15Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/IVMM/HT1M15Q2/FOJIVMMHT1M15Q2.SMALL.jpg JettaKnight Floating plants are a wonderful addition to fish ponds. With few supplies you can turn a simple water plant basket into a floating one. Materials and tools The only tool you need is scissors. And the material we'll use for the floating ring is pipe insulation. We'll also need heavy duty cable ...
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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/
Replacement Lamp Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/SA9R/HU0GT31Q/FNWSA9RHU0GT31Q.SMALL.jpg golond I've sent too many lamps to an early grave because their weak plastic clamps have snapped either from being tightened too much or by something knocking into them. This time I decided to do something about it! I fixed mine at TechShop. Materials Needed: Small sheet of 16 gauge mild steel Nut Bolt Br...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:54:22 PDT
Wooden Display Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Display-Box/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:07:19 PDT
Por-Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Por-Table/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:59:17 PDT
Secret door bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-door-bookcase/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:21:46 PDT
Easy Installation Guide: Volkswagen LED Interior Light Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Installation-Guide-Volkswagen-LED-Interior-Li/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:43:57 PDT
Pallet to Potting Bench http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-to-Potting-Bench/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:33:33 PDT
Work/Play TV Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/WorkPlay-TV-Tray/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:32:32 PDT
Wine tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-tray/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SMALL.jpg FS2010 For this wine tray I used 2 MDF boards 50cm x 25cm – one for the base and one as a top shelf. Aluminum pipe was sawed to 3 same parts - 15cm each one. In a base plate I drilled 3 through holes and then hollows, about 5 mm depth. On the next step I attached top board to the base in reason to drill 3 ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:06:34 PDT
How to shorten Suzuki K10 forks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-shorten-Suzuki-K10-forks/
How to shorten Suzuki K10 forks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/T14Y/HTZY4KXC/FVUT14YHTZY4KXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/T14Y/HTZY4KXC/FVUT14YHTZY4KXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/T14Y/HTZY4KXC/FVUT14YHTZY4KXC.SMALL.jpg trickmetric Lots of people got on the super-cheap K10 fork bandwagon a few years ago. They are a great fork for being in the sub $100 range. Several write-ups exist on how to add disk brake mounts. There are places online that detail disassembly and reassembly so I won't cover that here. It has been said that...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:56:20 PDT
Table for cartomancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-for-cartomancy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/YXRO/HU058S78/FODYXROHU058S78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/YXRO/HU058S78/FODYXROHU058S78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/YXRO/HU058S78/FODYXROHU058S78.SMALL.jpg FS2010 After listening of some gothic band, I decided to make table for spirit seances or cartomancy :) I just drew and sawed needed shapes from a MDF - one board 60cm x 40cm for the table plate, and 2 boards 40cm x 30cm for the legs. "Mysterious symbols" were printed from internet and transferred with car...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:08:37 PDT
Belt sander aluminium polishing http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-sander-aluminium-polishing/
Belt sander aluminium polishing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3EIM/HTZUM3FF/FVD3EIMHTZUM3FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3EIM/HTZUM3FF/FVD3EIMHTZUM3FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/3EIM/HTZUM3FF/FVD3EIMHTZUM3FF.SMALL.jpg crazypj There are several Instructables showing how to make a stand for a woodworking hand held belt sanders but I haven't seen any using them on metal. I like to make motorcycle parts 'shiny', it looks better and also makes thing's easier to keep cleanI'll show you how to polish small parts to mirror finis...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:23:22 PDT
Nifty Xenon White Vanity Light Upgrade for BMW http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-Xenon-White-Vanity-Light-Upgrade-for-BMW/
Nifty Xenon White Vanity Light Upgrade for BMW - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/A0WC/HTVDZN0H/F3JA0WCHTVDZN0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/A0WC/HTVDZN0H/F3JA0WCHTVDZN0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/A0WC/HTVDZN0H/F3JA0WCHTVDZN0H.SMALL.jpg ilovejdmtoy This guide illustrates how to convert BMW stock vanity light to a new one. This LED is compatible with 2013+ BMW F30 3 Series, 2014+ BMW F35 4 Series, 2014+ BMW F15 X5. Installation is very easy and straightforward. Some people don’t like the stock warm white so they opt to change the LED into a b...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:03:04 PDT
surfboard wax organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/surfboard-wax-organizer/
surfboard wax organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/2DDO/HTZY40QJ/FPC2DDOHTZY40QJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/2DDO/HTZY40QJ/FPC2DDOHTZY40QJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/2DDO/HTZY40QJ/FPC2DDOHTZY40QJ.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer In this insructable I am going to show you how to make a surfboard wax organizer. Using this concept you could make any other kind of organizer to but I used it for organizing surfboard wax. Beginning: gluing first, you are going to need a hot glue gun and some scrap wood. you need to cut the woo...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:57:47 PDT
PORTABLE PC DESK http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-PC-DESK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SMALL.jpg aakashkarekar I TRIED TO BUILD A SMALL STORAGE BOX OR CARRYING CONTAINER FOR ALL THE TOOLS AND EXTRA EQUIPMENTS WHICH I FOUND IN MY HOUSE AND FOR BUILDING THIS I HAD TO MAKE USE OF PC ENCLOSURE(C.P.U)
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:26:50 PDT
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Triptych-A-Portable-Arduino-Workshop/
The Triptych - A Portable Arduino Workshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/V0TC/HTZUML19/FJQV0TCHTZUML19.SMALL.jpg NEIN trip·tych [trip-tik] noun Fine Arts. a set of three panels or compartments side by side, bearing pictures, carvings, or the like. a hinged, three-leaved tablet, written on, in ancient times, with a stylus. In this project, we'll be building the Triptych, a portable Arduino works...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 08:39:44 PDT
Harley Davidson Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Harley-Davidson-Clock/
Harley Davidson Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/EN8T/HTZY9ARP/FS9EN8THTZY9ARP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/EN8T/HTZY9ARP/FS9EN8THTZY9ARP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/EN8T/HTZY9ARP/FS9EN8THTZY9ARP.SMALL.jpg jlepack Been wanting to make a clock for some time now. I already had the clock piece which I saved from an old ceramic clock.This piece is made out of 3/4" pine bought from Home Depot. I sketched out a quick picture of how I wanted it to look like then sprayed the back of the paper with spray adhesive and ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:59:14 PDT
Wooden Paddle Wheel Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-67/
Wooden Paddle Wheel Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/TJWI/HTZ3G19C/FR4TJWIHTZ3G19C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/TJWI/HTZ3G19C/FR4TJWIHTZ3G19C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/TJWI/HTZ3G19C/FR4TJWIHTZ3G19C.SMALL.jpg gpop5613 Introduction Dear students of ENG 3300 E2, today's aim is to build a wooden toy paddle boat.  The assembly is simple and requires no additional knowledge.  Have fun! Time & Cost Seeing as all parts and equipment are provided for, this project is free.   This boat should take no more than ten...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:17:36 PDT
How to show code history as a video http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-show-code-history-as-a-video/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:04:09 PDT
Solder Mask Repair Tips & Techniques http://www.instructables.com/id/Solder-Mask-Repair-Tips-Techniques/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/5421/HTZ42RFH/FOO5421HTZ42RFH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/5421/HTZ42RFH/FOO5421HTZ42RFH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/5421/HTZ42RFH/FOO5421HTZ42RFH.SMALL.jpg bwetman This "How to Video" explains the StencilMask(TM) repair process in which solder mask is repaired very quickly. After cleaning up the area, the stencil is aligned and placed over the damaged area. Solder mask is then squeegeed through the apertures of the stencil and then the mask is cured (UV or the...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 01:45:11 PDT
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tap-a-large-hole-in-a-big-PVC-Pipe/
How to tap a large hole in a big PVC Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/S6YP/HTG5HCIQ/FT3S6YPHTG5HCIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/S6YP/HTG5HCIQ/FT3S6YPHTG5HCIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/S6YP/HTG5HCIQ/FT3S6YPHTG5HCIQ.SMALL.jpg CWKr I'm building a vacuum kiln to dry out wood quickly.  I 'm going to use a 12" diameter piece of schedule 40 pipe as a vacuum chamber. This pipe is really big and difficult to work with. I needed to drill about 9 holes into the pipe and then seal them so that the pipe maintains a vacuum.  I decided ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:08:31 PDT
Toolbox and Workbench Portable Stowable Repair Workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-and-Workbench-Portable-Stowable-Repair-Wor/
Toolbox and Workbench Portable Stowable Repair Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/GJAI/HTZ84RXW/F7OGJAIHTZ84RXW.SMALL.jpg anamore83 I made this workstation with items that were found (or that magically appeared) at home. I estimate the cost to be about $100 (if you have broken or used items), and although most of the things I used were already mine, I did have to pay for a few such as the decorative paper and some of the tape ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:52:02 PDT
BMW Z4 E86 DSC ABS pump/module removal. http://www.instructables.com/id/BMW-Z4-E86-DSC-ABS-pumpmodule-removal/
BMW Z4 E86 DSC ABS pump/module removal. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/368F/HTX5LB3V/FMK368FHTX5LB3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/368F/HTX5LB3V/FMK368FHTX5LB3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/368F/HTX5LB3V/FMK368FHTX5LB3V.SMALL.jpg chrismtm Pre requisites: 1 - Decent diagnostic cable and software. I HIGHLY recommend cable-shack.co.uk Jimmy is a fantastically helpful and friendly guy who is always on hand to help. After installing this software I was able to ascertain the following fault codes: 5DF0, 5DF1 “DSC: Hydraulic unit: pu...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:39:26 PDT
How To Make A Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Small-Knife/
How To Make A Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/073T/HTVIFZNO/FA2073THTVIFZNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/073T/HTVIFZNO/FA2073THTVIFZNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/073T/HTVIFZNO/FA2073THTVIFZNO.SMALL.jpg zstarkovich Okay this is my first instructable on how to make a knife. Things you'll need • A drill• A paint scraper made of carbon steel• A branch • A bench grinder • JB weld epoxy• A dremelThe paint scraper should look like this but not with round edges*sorry for the lack of pictures Step One First draw yo...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 16:06:27 PDT
Wooden Mallet on a Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Mallet-on-a-Lathe/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:30:06 PDT
Harmony H22 Bass. Overhaul. http://www.instructables.com/id/Harmony-H22-Bass-Overhaul/
Harmony H22 Bass. Overhaul. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/DFON/HT2147IH/F9BDFONHT2147IH.SMALL.jpg Tony Rimmer A 1964 Harmony H22 Bass.... ...and It's having a fantastic life - I'm happy to have been part of it.  There's no doubting the love that has been bestowed upon this guitar but It has gigged and partied with the best of 'em. The feckless have walked backwards into it and rested it, precariously. Alon...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 14:09:10 PDT