Instructables: exploring - tools - cut - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 6 Feb 2016 03:57:55 PST BLOX v1.01 Tips and Jigs Part 1: Circular Saw Straight-Cutting jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Tips-and-Jigs-Part-1-Circular-Saw-Straight-Cuttin/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:29:35 PDT
Hot Knife for Plastic Cutting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Knife-for-Plastic-Cutting!/
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Sat, 6 Oct 2007 03:49:19 PDT
Simple Bottle Cutting Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Bottle-Cutting-Jig/
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By: choopathingy

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:52:53 PDT
folding kitchen knife http://www.instructables.com/id/folding-kitchen-knife/
folding kitchen knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/IZ97/I71QDFOW/F3GIZ97I71QDFOW.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-chop-saw-from-grinder-made-of-wood/
Metal chop saw from grinder made of wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/ZIAN/I4CMMTPT/FUDZIANI4CMMTPT.SMALL.jpg 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! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-ANY-Knife-Razor-Sharp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:58:26 PDT
NiChrome Hot Wire Cutter for Acrylic http://www.instructables.com/id/NiChrome-Hot-Wire-Cutter-for-Acrylic/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:54:45 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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By: Martin Balák

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Jigsaw to Scroll Saw Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Jigsaw-to-Scroll-Saw-Conversion/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:13:43 PDT
How to Measure and Mark with Precision http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-and-Mark-with-Precision/
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:59:36 PDT
PVC 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-101/
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Sat, 10 Apr 2010 23:25:42 PDT