Instructables: exploring - organizing - featured Mon, 30 May 2016 23:10:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy CD Tower
Easy CD Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> Phil B I am running out of storage space for CDs. I wanted one taller tower rather than the short towers made of wire. I decided to make my own using a variation on finger or box joints. Materials 1 x 6 pine 1/8 inch fiberboard Wire brads glue Tools Radial arm saw (or table saw) Dado blade Hammer Wire br...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 07:24:25 PDT
Large, Homemade High Quality Nightstand
Large, Homemade High Quality Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheBroSquad This project will make a large, finished nightstand or table with a drawer. The nightstand is about two and a half feet tall (the legs can be shortened or lengthened to your preference), and about two feet wide. It has a working drawer and a light finish.This is a great, fun project. It is relativel...
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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:51:41 PDT
Lathe Tool Rack
Lathe Tool Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> pudtiny My old lathe tool rack was now no longer big enough for my tool collection and after moving my workshop around also didn't fit in the new location.So I dismantled the old rack so that I could reuse the pipe and had a look through my woodpile for some timber.The new rack was made from some reclaimed ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 05:45:58 PDT
Flip-O-Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> emmarothschild This is the invention of a lifetime. Have you even wanted to cut something on a table but just not had the right mat? Or has the mat been too far away and you just didn't want to walk across the room? Well this is perfect for you! We encountered this problem while working on a project that required ...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 09:41:27 PDT
Router Table Hack
Router Table Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> 3wheels This is not a true Instructable, but rather an idea that you can adapt to your needs.I used to have a router table, but had to get rid of it due to space limitations. A few week ago, I really needed a router table and I don't know why I hadn't thought of doing this sooner, but I have fitted my rou...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:44:54 PDT
SmartAquarium - More DIY How To Projects]]> faycal6 The SmartAquarium is designed for beginners in the field of electronics, more precisely with Arduino and Raspberry PI.Before, we are going to ask yourself some questions :• Have you ever thought regulate and check some remote setting for your aquarium such as temperature and brightness?• Have you ev...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 07:44:17 PDT
Piggyback a Dust Collector on your Shop Vac
Piggyback a Dust Collector on your Shop Vac - More DIY How To Projects]]> KentM As all woodworkers know, sawdust will clog up a shop vac's filter very quickly. Reduced suction means less sawdust is captured, creating a more dirty and unhealthy work environment. An easy fix is to add a cyclone dust collector to your shop vac. However, that means one more thing to drag around and...
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Mon, 23 May 2016 17:14:41 PDT
3D Printed Solder Station Accessory Cradle
3D Printed Solder Station Accessory Cradle - More DIY How To Projects]]> coyote-eyes When I purchased my soldering station about 3 years ago, it came with a lot of accessories that were just sitting in a drawer because I never had a place for them.Because I am big on organization, I thought it was time to set up my workstation to be more professional and awesome, beginning with my s...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 12:37:26 PDT
Thermometer in Wall Light Switch
Thermometer in Wall Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> kamil47 Simple ProjectIt is really simple project without any microprocessor. I needed to indicate and monitor humidity, temperature in some rooms of family house. To find right place for installing thermometer/hygrometer is not easy, so I decided finally for good visible place, beside or above a standard ...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 08:02:49 PDT
Turn Drawers Into Shelving (Easy)
Turn Drawers Into Shelving (Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> choward3691 This is an idea my wife had to deal with a lack of storage. I just took a old nightstand removed one of the drawers and turned them into a small shelving unit.Tools/Material needed:1.Old Drawer2.Screw gun / screw driver3.Sand paper / sander4.nail gun5.paint Removal of hardware. I used a screw gu...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:45:20 PDT
Overhead Pipe Clamp Rack
Overhead Pipe Clamp Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> PracticalandCheap My garage is tight. I keep a lot of stuff in it, and hate wasted space. This rack fills a tiny space on the ceiling between a heating duct and a light fixture. It costs about a $1.40 in materials to make. You can store all kinds of stuff in it. I made mine 5" high, and 9" wide, but you can chan...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 07:44:15 PDT
2 Styles of French Cleat Clamp Hanger Brackets
2 Styles of French Cleat Clamp Hanger Brackets - More DIY How To Projects]]> jasonruhl I've just started to reorganize my shop, and part of this re-org is finding a spot for my clamps that isn't a pile on the floor, or a pile on the bench, or a pile.... you get the idea.I generally use two types of clamps:Bessey K-Body Revo, andIrwin Quick GripBoth of these I have in a variety of size...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 16:13:54 PDT
Key Chain Identifier
Key Chain Identifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> g_gLitCh_5847 Have you every had a sibling or someone you know claim a key chain as theirs even though your sure that its yours? Well this in this instructable I will show you how to make key chain tags to avoid hassles like that in the future. This is an extremely simple project and is quite fun just to make a b...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 15:37:32 PDT
Hand Washing Caddy
Hand Washing Caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> jonesaw Between a desk job and the love of cooking, having dirty hands all the time doesn't really work for this family. But we're not about to give up our hobbies over a silly thing like that. There is always a way to clean off whatever gunk is on your hands, from epoxies to wood stains to grease; it may t...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 14:15:12 PDT
Folding Bathroom Towels
Folding Bathroom Towels - More DIY How To Projects]]> Luvlilman How to fold Bath towels Lay towel flat on even surface (floor, counter-top, table) Fold horizontally in-half Fold in 1/3 Grab top left corner and the bottom left corner then fold over 9 1/2 inches. Then repeat with the right side. Final Fold Grab the top and fold it down to the bottom ...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 21:14:49 PDT
Flight-case Toolbox and Workstation
Flight-case Toolbox and Workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robb My toolbox is an expression of my making practice. It has developed over the past 5 years as my needs and abilities have changed as a fabricator and artist. Some of the tools are specific to the kind of work I generally do, which is usually a blend of mechanical and electronic. It includes LEDs, a e...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 00:08:53 PDT
Easy & Simple Cable Organizer
Easy & Simple Cable Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> helpeveryman This Instructable will teach you how to create a fast & effective cable organizer. It will use mostly everyday objects, such as, in this case, toilet rolls. Before starting to create this cable organizer, make sure that you have all of the necessary objects / tools. Overview of most important tools ...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 11:49:49 PDT
Cardboard Box Shoe Rack
Cardboard Box Shoe Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> RosemaryPRN I discovered recently that shoe racks are kind of expensive. So I decided to see if I could make my own. Turns out I could. And now, you can too!You will need:cardboard boxespacking tapecutting toolstraight edge / rulerCat, for help (i.e. distraction) and moral support Select your boxes First...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 21:34:06 PDT
Wooden Nightstand
Wooden Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Traymens Here is my Idea of a practical Nightstand for a very cheap price. Idea und Cut In the first picture you can see the final idea of the Nightstand with all of its measures (all in cm). The following are in mm.It has been cut out of two plates of Wood (Pine 1200°300°18). To take 300mm for the with a...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 02:52:15 PDT
Small Bathroom Easy Access Storage
Small Bathroom Easy Access Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> dominator24 How many hyphens should there be in the title? Beats me!The basic concept here is just a regular wall-hung small cabinet, but the bottom shelf pulls out of the side to make the usual lineup of morning routine liquids, pastes, and blades more easily accessible. The shelf has an acrylic tray for conta...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 17:34:58 PDT
Toolshed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Floyd Holland Last year I started building a tool shed in my garden. I needed a storage place for my lumber, wastecontainers, lawnmower and other stuff like that. After some planning and drawing (in google sketchup) I came up with a typical Dutch design called a 'kapschuur' that features a little overhang. I made...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 12:17:56 PDT
Easy keyboard hanger
Easy keyboard hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> Admiral Johnson This project is a nice easy one that you can complete in an afternoon. And a great starting project for wood burning if you're a beginner (like me!)What you'll need: Wood burning tool (local hardware store $25-$35 for a cheap one) Timber board (you can use anything spare from other projects or a nic...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 18:06:24 PDT
How to Customize Your Tool in Minutes With Pop Rivets
How to Customize Your Tool in Minutes With Pop Rivets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ottawa Tinkerer Executive Summary: How to customize your tool belt in minutes with pop-rivets and an old belt. Save time building by enhancing the organization of your tool belt. Prevent tools from falling out and know exactly where to find them through this technique.I was recently inspired by a wranglestar vid...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 20:20:59 PDT
Clothes Peg Kitchen Hack
Clothes Peg Kitchen Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> IbniH What can a clothes peg do in the kitchen?It might sound like a joke, but this is what I have done. Items A few clothes pegs Double sided tape (or a silicon glue) String A scissorYou can easily obtain those items somewhere in your house if you remember where you put it (it's a joke) :) Sti...
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Sun, 8 May 2016 07:27:00 PDT
Redone Small Entry Closet
Redone Small Entry Closet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jwimebb Frustrating dealing with the crooked walls but I like the end product and so does my wife. What to do with a narrow and deep entry closet We have tried many things over the years to make this space work. Most of the time it ended up being a jumbled mess. So I tore everything out and found out t...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:01:28 PDT
18 Magnet Projects to Get You Super Organized xxlauraxx Harness the power of magnets to your advantage!They are incredibly useful when you’re trying to get organized, whether it’s managing a tangle of power cords, keeping your kitchen workspace clean, or preventing the dreaded experience of losing your house keys. Magnetic Spice Rack The Ultimate M...
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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:45:17 PDT
Organizador de llaves
Organizador de llaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> ade paz ¿No sabes que hacer para que tus llaves no te destrocen los bolsos? ¿Que estén descolocadas?¡¡Con este organizador de llaves facil de hacer evitarás estos problemas!! Materiales 1- 2 tornillos de tuerca (La longitud dependerá de la cantidad de llaves que se pongan).2- 2 placas del juego Mecano (D...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:02:19 PDT
Plastic Bag Dispenser
Plastic Bag Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> mr electro An empty Kleenex box can be re-purposed as a small plastic bag dispenser. Get empty tissue box Once you have a tissue box that is empty, you can use it to store plastic bags which can be dispensed the same way that tissues are dispensed. Daisy Chain plastic bags together Take the loop or h...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:19:03 PDT
Utilizing Wall Space Effectively
Utilizing Wall Space Effectively - More DIY How To Projects]]> IBH Most of the makers and hackers have set up a small or big place which is named workshop, lab, study, kitchen or some other name . In short every DIYer have a "Dexters Laboratory " . But no matter how big of a space it is one eventually runs out of the floor space available. But even then there is st...

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Mon, 25 Apr 2016 14:56:59 PDT
No holes, no glue bathroom shelf
No holes, no glue bathroom shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> kenyer For my new (and very small) bathroom, I wanted to make some shelves. I'm not really sure how definite the shelves will be. So I didn't want to drill any holes in my new tiles. Besides that, the tiler told me that my tiles are extremely hard and therefore almost impossible to drill into.I never like ...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:13:04 PDT
Three Shop Drawers for Saw Table in 6 Hours
Three Shop Drawers for Saw Table in 6 Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> pbriggs8 This Instructable describes how I added 3 large shop drawers underneath my radial arm saw table.I had been using the open space underneath my radial arm saw to store scrap wood pieces for a long time and it was getting very disorganized.I started these drawers on a Friday evening and finished them b...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 18:27:42 PDT
Square Wave Desk Organiser
Square Wave Desk Organiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> PerfectPixel Desk organisers come in many shapes and sizes, but the typical ones you would get from office supply stores are usually really tacky and usually terrible when considering the quality. So when I decided that I had spent enough on pens and pencils and decided that I needed wanted a desk organiser, I w...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:30:02 PDT
High volume egg storage rack
High volume egg storage rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> theredbryophyte BackgroundThose who keep chickens may be familiar with how a lot of eggs can end up in the kitchen very fast. Eggs don't actually need to be refrigerated so instead of filling up the fridge, you can just keep them out. I made this because we often run out of space to put eggs.SolutionThis Instructab...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:35:14 PDT
Lumber Storage Cart with Drawers
Lumber Storage Cart with Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> pbriggs8 I built this Lumber Storage Cart (8' x 30") by modifying the design of a popular set of plans available on the internet.Here are the primary modifications that I made to the base plans:1) I used 2x4's (vs 1 x 4's) for additional support for the bottom. This also meant that I needed to cut openings ...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 14:36:55 PDT
Bamboo Coasters Stationery Holder
Bamboo Coasters Stationery Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> NeroliKo This project is inspired by the Molic cube I saw in a shop. I wish I could show you guys what the original product looks like, but unfortunately I could not find it on google :( Anyway, it’s basically a stationery holder made with (what I believe) a couple of wooden laminates. Things you’ll need: ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:03:24 PDT
Micro Sumo
Micro Sumo - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sembot Micro Sumo is a small robot of the dimensions that can be used in a micro Sumo contestYou can also customize the Micro Sumo order to abtain something else for example special character robot, attach a pencil on the back of the Micro Sumo and you have a Draw Robot As preparation I have some part...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:23:15 PDT
Electronics Project Trays
Electronics Project Trays - More DIY How To Projects]]> scottkildall This Instructable is designed for anyone who wants to organize their electronics lab, which is even more important in a communal environment where people share an electronics workshop. I made these for the Electronics Lab at the Pier 9 Creative Workshops at Autodesk.This short step-by-step guide det...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:00:51 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue!
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
​Paper partition for jewelry
​Paper partition for jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> kakudaito For storage any kind of stuff, I think that using "a partition" is solved storing trouble neat and tidy.So I made this paper partition for jewelry.This idea might be useful to store your jewelry organized,easy to see and take out .I only use the paper and box. It's very easy to make.If there are te...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 19:56:30 PDT
Simple Drum Stick Box
Simple Drum Stick Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raleighup The church I attended was in dire need of a stick holder for their drum kit. I had just enough time to build one so it could be used the next day. It needed to hold about 9-10 pairs of various types of sticks, just to be safe. I used extra wood from other projects I've done before for this project, ...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:39:56 PDT
Xbox One Controller Organizer
Xbox One Controller Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Garin Gardiner My wife was tired of Xbox controllers all over the place and I was tired of never being able to find a controller for game time. I designed a box with recesses that the Xbox One controller will slide into perfectly...and look nice. Review 3D Model View the design below and if you want to make any...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:39:27 PDT
Making Drawer Dividers
Making Drawer Dividers - More DIY How To Projects]]> abizar After completing my tool chest with 10 shallow drawers it became very clear that I would need compartments in the drawers to hold the stuff in an organized manner. I started of making dividers for the topmost drawer and then would add dividers to the remaining drawers based on needs. Overall desig...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:07:22 PDT
DIY Decor Hanger
DIY Decor Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> psivkova This DIY started when I found this old wooden window in the attic. It's from the 50's and used to be in my bathroom. One day I was cleaning and the minute I saw it I knew I had to do something with it. What to do came later in the process. It started as a jewellery organizer and came to be what it i...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:52:15 PDT
Freestanding Workbench With POWER!
Freestanding Workbench With POWER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Handsome Matt I needed a workbench. Which is a straightforward process of buy wood, cut wood, build bench, add clutter. Unfortunately for me, my current situation is much more complicated. I'm using the basement as a temporary workspace until I get a few weekends to build out the garage. Whatever I build needs to...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 18:14:40 PDT
kitchen knife holder
kitchen knife holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Layer 8 My wife wanted some kind of knife block. But we have several different sorts and types of knifes.The first idea was to buy a magnetic knife holder, but these holder didn't fit into our kitchen... said my wife.So I've build it my self...Therefore I've used a ledge from IKEA in the same color of the k...
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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:56:47 PDT
Make America "Crate" Again
Make America "Crate" Again - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble I found about 20 minutes in the shop. I wanted to throw together a couple rough crates to use for home decor. Or storage. After showing them off I've decided to make a few more. Maybe start a local political career. I'm going to run on the principle of creating stuff. Or crating stuff?Grating stuff?...
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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 19:55:33 PDT
Wall Mounted Horizontal Surfboard Rack
Wall Mounted Horizontal Surfboard Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> shomrighausen The surfboard situation in my garage had become out of control. Vertical storage had been okay for some boards, but I was concerned about damage to the swallow tail boards and I recently purchased a 9'6 which was too tall to store vertically. I looked around the internet and found that most DIY tu...
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 02:18:17 PDT
Heat-shrink is not for Insulation Only
Heat-shrink is not for Insulation Only - More DIY How To Projects]]> jumbleview If your doing some electrical projects you for sure have various heat-shrink tubes laying around. Its primary usage is for wire insulation. I use it often for other tasks. Some of them I would like to share with you. Drill Limit Take the tube a little bit wider than drill bit you will use. Cut i...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 13:23:46 PDT
DIY Tool Chest with shallow drawers
DIY Tool Chest with shallow drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> abizar I had tried different ways of storing tools and parts and finally decided that a chest of drawers with shallow drawers would be the best solution. Stuff is completely hidden till you pull the drawer out and you can find the right part or tool at a glance. I started off thinking of making 8 foot wide...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:15:16 PST
How to Make a Tool Carousel From a Paint Bucket
How to Make a Tool Carousel From a Paint Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ramp-it-up diy This project was inspired from watching Haas machining centers change tools. It is essentially a rotating peg board that you mount to the ceiling or the bottom of a cabinet (which is what I will show how to do). In this instructable I will be showing how to make a simple version that you spin w...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:22:11 PST