Instructables: exploring - tools - cut - popular Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:57:52 PST BLOX v1.01 Hot Knife for Plastic Cutting!!/
Hot Knife for Plastic Cutting! - More DIY How To Projects]]> babblin5 Probably, the EASIEST Instructable you'll ever see to make the most useful tool a DIYer could ever wish for! Sometimes "simple" is the answer.... Get a new soldering tip! Then take a hammer to the end of it until it's nice and flat. Screw it! Back on your soldering iron! Cut stuff! Works am...
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Sat, 6 Oct 2007 03:49:19 PDT
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> choopathingy Cutting glass bottles can often be a frustrating task, especially if the score line on the bottle is not perfectly straight. For this reason, I will show you how to make a simple glass bottle cutting jig from scrap wood that is quite versatile when it comes to cutting different sized bottles. My des...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:52:53 PDT
folding kitchen knife
folding kitchen knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus I had an idea to see if I could make a small thing big. As I was making dinner I pondered what smaller objects could be remade into a larger version when it hit me; Why not make a folding knife large enough to cut up my vegetables?!Continuing a trend of questionable ideas, here's how I turned a smal...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:38:09 PDT
Metal chop saw from grinder made of wood
Metal chop saw from grinder made of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> tjdux This is a homemade chop saw for small metal stock. I made this from wood and a cheap Harbor Freight 4 1/2 inch angle grinder with a cutting wheel. Gather Materials For this project in used some scrap lumber, a 2 inch hinge, a pipe clamp, and the grinder. The wood is 1/2 inch plywood for the fence...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 18:31:11 PST
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp!
How To Get ANY Knife Razor Sharp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shagbag This is my first Instructable! I will be showing you how to get your knife RAZOR sharp with some common materials you probably have in your house. Materials To get your knife razor sharp you will need:Something that's made of glass ( I used a cup )A knife sharpenerSome experience with sharpening ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
NiChrome Hot Wire Cutter for Acrylic
NiChrome Hot Wire Cutter for Acrylic - More DIY How To Projects]]> fozzy13 Acrylic sheet is always a go-to for me when building something. It's relatively cheap, durable, and able to be used for a variety of applications. For the past few years, I've been using a Dremel rotary tool to cut the plexiglass, which gets messy, takes forever, and doesn't provide very clean edg...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:54:45 PDT
Elementary mitre box
Elementary mitre box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Martin Bal├ík A mitre box is a wood working tool used to guide a hand saw to make precise and fast mitre cuts in a board. The mitrebox is lightweight and portable. It's a good tool for smaller mitring jobs. Tools and materials A miter box could hardly be simpler, consisting as it does of only three pieces – fr...
By: Martin Balák

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Jigsaw to Scroll Saw Conversion
Jigsaw to Scroll Saw Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> guyzo35 In the infancy of my woodshop, back around 2010, I realized that I badly needed a scroll saw, but sorely lacked the funds. Using what I had available to me at the time, I was able to create a fixture that firmly secured my Black and Decker jigsaw, essentially turning it into a functional and versa...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:13:43 PDT
How to Measure and Mark with Precision
How to Measure and Mark with Precision - More DIY How To Projects]]> Popular Mechanics Measuring is the first step in wood-working. The second step is to make a mark on the measured point. The combination of the two processes—measuring and marking—forms the foundation of accurate work. If either is done incorrectly, much effort and material are wasted. Here are a few pointers that can...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:59:36 PDT
PVC 101
PVC 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> trevormates I had produced an Instructable recently on making a PVC Toddler Bed Guard; however there were some concerns over home-made kid safety items and teaching others’ to make it, so, out of empathy, I took it down (it's now back up, check the link below). I did have a lot of great information in that Inst...
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Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:25:42 PDT