Instructables: exploring - tools - diy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:34:35 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY cheep/safe heated water dish for pets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheepsafe-heated-water-dish-for-pets/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:25:30 PST
Thread safe clamping http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-safe-clamping/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:39:09 PST
Quickly Mix Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Mix-Paint/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:13:00 PST
Pour chemicals without spilling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pour-chemicals-without-spilling/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:12:04 PST
Drill down the center of bar stock http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-down-the-center-of-bar-stock/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:11:42 PST
Quickly Divide Sheet Goods http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Divide-Sheet-Goods/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:10:49 PST
Developing Your Electronics/Science WorkSpace http://www.instructables.com/id/Developing-Your-ElectronicsScience-WorkSpace/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:53:45 PST
Mjölnir's Cradle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mjölnirs-Cradle/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:45:23 PST
Sharpening Disposable Planer Knives http://www.instructables.com/id/Sharpening-Disposable-Planer-Knives/
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:38:51 PST
DIY Drafting Table http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drafting-Table/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 16:09:24 PST
Homemade DIY Mini Wood Circular Table Cordless Drill Jig Saw Cutting Machine Multi Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-DIY-Mini-Wood-Circular-Table-Jig-Saw-Cutt/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 06:04:44 PST
Desktop Stand for Dremel http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-Stand-for-Dremel/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:14:16 PDT
Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Helping-Hands-1/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:29:30 PDT
DIY 3$ Dremel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Light/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:35:14 PDT
Table Saw Blade Angle Lock Modification http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Blade-Angle-Lock-Modification/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:02:51 PDT
Homemade dust separator (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-dust-separator-video/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:11:52 PDT
Diy homemade mini hacksaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-homemade-mini-hacksaw/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:49:07 PDT
DIY Leather Edge Beveler Strop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Edge-Beveler-Strop/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:49:54 PDT
Sugru Magnetic Helping Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugru-Magnetic-Helping-Hands/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:21:29 PDT
Tabbing wire support for easy cutting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tabbing-wire-support-for-easy-cutting/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:47:39 PDT
Soldering iron holder (heavy duty) http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-iron-holder-heavy-duty/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:33:42 PDT
table fan grinder http://www.instructables.com/id/table-fan-grinder/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:16:40 PDT
Razor Blade Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Razor-Blade-Cutter/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:52:49 PDT
DIY portable power sorce {from old parts} http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-portable-power-sorce-from-old-parts/
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 12:38:25 PDT
DIY Dremel Sanding Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dremel-Sanding-Bands/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:39:55 PDT
DIY desoldering pump container http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-desoldering-pump-container/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:14:32 PDT
Rehab an Old Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rehab-an-Old-Hammer/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:09:25 PDT
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Hammer-Hammer-Screwdriver-Bottle-Open/
The Ultimate Hammer (Hammer + Screwdriver, Bottle Opener, Nail Holder, and Ruler) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/M0GH/HZ9O3KD0/FY4M0GHHZ9O3KD0.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently stumbled upon this instructable, and it got me thinking; what else could be done to improve the humble hammer? I had some ideas in the back of my mind, and when I saw the Hand Tools Only Contest I decided to stop procrastinating and get to work. After all, what better entry for a contest ...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:24:06 PDT
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:30 PDT
Build The Fence Component http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:22:24 PDT
Sheet Metal Brake http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Metal-Brake/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 22:00:16 PDT
DIY Replaceable sandpapers for Sanding blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replaceable-sandpapers-for-Sanding-blocks/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:15:07 PDT
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist http://www.instructables.com/id/Tools-for-the-Electronics-Hobbyist/
Tools for the Electronics Hobbyist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/9SY7/HXZG4J2O/FL39SY7HXZG4J2O.SMALL.jpg brmarcum If you're new to the world of electronics, let me be the first to welcome you. There are many good resources available to help you get started. For a list of recommended resources, see step 4. But once you find the right project, how do you bring it into reality? Of course you will need some electro...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:57:29 PDT
Soldering to Desoldering Station Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-to-Desoldering-Station-Hack/
Soldering to Desoldering Station Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F74/HAWG/HXA9OBEI/F74HAWGHXA9OBEI.SMALL.jpg klee27x I recently bought my first hot air station. On a whim, I decided to get the Xtronic 9020. It comes with a soldering station and fume extractor. After a week with the station, I figured out that I have no use for anything but the hot air. I decided to change the soldering iron out for a desoldering ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:27:49 PDT
multipurpose power supply (with USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/multipurpose-power-supply/
multipurpose power supply (with USB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/D3FN/HY07JUX0/FEHD3FNHY07JUX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/D3FN/HY07JUX0/FEHD3FNHY07JUX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/D3FN/HY07JUX0/FEHD3FNHY07JUX0.SMALL.jpg kartik negandhi hey guys this is my first instructable in which i would like to reuse my old computer power supply to make a multipurpose power supply which i can use it in my normal lifeInstead of altering or cutting the power supply wires(for connection to the bind posts),i suggest u all to use a 24 pin atx exten...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 02:29:54 PDT
How do I use the RFduino with a 6 Axis accelerometer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-do-I-use-the-RFduino-with-a-6-Axis-acceleromet/
How do I use the RFduino with a 6 Axis accelerometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/8FWI/HWTBJ4HK/FFQ8FWIHWTBJ4HK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/8FWI/HWTBJ4HK/FFQ8FWIHWTBJ4HK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/8FWI/HWTBJ4HK/FFQ8FWIHWTBJ4HK.SMALL.jpg RFduino Check out the RFduino's finger-tip sized, Arduino compatible, wireless enabled micro controller:http://www.rfduino.com/product/rfd90101-rfduino-2p... This instructable will show you how to interface to the Accelerometer/Gyro with the RFduino and pull data from it to post to your computer using the U...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:35:15 PDT
DIY Magnetic Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Hammer-1/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 07:25:21 PDT
Easy and cheap working light mod for Dremel detailer's grip (A577) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-cheap-working-light-mod-for-Dremel-detail/
Easy and cheap working light mod for Dremel detailer's grip (A577) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/WWR8/HVUWF04W/FASWWR8HVUWF04W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/WWR8/HVUWF04W/FASWWR8HVUWF04W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/WWR8/HVUWF04W/FASWWR8HVUWF04W.SMALL.jpg Greaven Quick way for adding working light for your dremel grip. Things needed: A cheap led reading light,A drill and a bit that matches diameter of led lights flexible part,A hot glue gun,A screwdriver with Torx bit T-10 1. remove the bottom part of led light.2. drill the grip from the spot shown on...
By: Greaven

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Sat, 31 May 2014 06:45:55 PDT
DIY Disk Sander from Corded Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-Disk-Sander-from-Corded-Drill/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 23:09:58 PDT
Diy vacuum for dremel workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-vacuum-for-dremel-workstation/
Diy vacuum for dremel workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/D8LS/HVGXP3QV/FUID8LSHVGXP3QV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/D8LS/HVGXP3QV/FUID8LSHVGXP3QV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/D8LS/HVGXP3QV/FUID8LSHVGXP3QV.SMALL.jpg Greaven Things you need for this project:* 2 containers, I used a housing from cheap garden led light for vacuum chamber and a big sized kinder egg for dust collector.* pipes and a hose that you find around, main thing is to have 3 joints that fits them so dust collector and vacuum chamber will be removable...
By: Greaven

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Thu, 22 May 2014 18:18:49 PDT
Diy working light for dremel workstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-working-light-for-dremel-workstation/
Diy working light for dremel workstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/6XER/HVGXOBV4/FXX6XERHVGXOBV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/6XER/HVGXOBV4/FXX6XERHVGXOBV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXX/6XER/HVGXOBV4/FXX6XERHVGXOBV4.SMALL.jpg Greaven -Things you need-- A drill/screwdriver and 5mm drill bit - 1x short 5mm bolt - 1x cheap 3watt camping headlight - 1x pvp pipe holder (or anything that fits workstation, a strong magnet will do but need side supports so it don't move) Optional: print some dremel stickers for the looks.-Making it-* Re...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 16:17:59 PDT
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-Your-Own-Chemistry-Laboratory-From-Sc/
How To Build Your Own Chemistry Laboratory From Scratch and an Easy Experiment to do with it! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/JZNP/HVDU215C/F5GJZNPHVDU215C.SMALL.jpg rajan007RJ Don't you think that having your own chemical laboratory is a really cool thing? Isn't it? Like we all see in the movies, we see all these scientists and superheroes in their basement working heavily in some kind of lab, doing some really cool type of stuff- mixing chemical cocktails and whatnot! Se...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 07:50:34 PDT
Pressure Cooker Vacuum Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Cooker-Vacuum-Chamber/
Pressure Cooker Vacuum Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/6IUL/HURHRCQY/FFA6IULHURHRCQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/6IUL/HURHRCQY/FFA6IULHURHRCQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/6IUL/HURHRCQY/FFA6IULHURHRCQY.SMALL.jpg bfoz Pressure cookers make great vacuum chambers because they're readily available, not too expensive, and are strong enough to hold a full vacuum. Once you've found all of the parts, assembly is straightforward and can be a fun afternoon project.For this build, I wanted something robust enough to withst...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 23:44:57 PDT
DIY Automatic Mini Whisk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automatic-Mini-Whisk/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 00:39:39 PDT
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-center-finder-tool-quick-cheap-easy/
Homemade center finder tool, quick, cheap, easy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBS/UJBS/HUOPBR6P/FBSUJBSHUOPBR6P.SMALL.jpg DrPeper This is a quick method to make a small tool which allows you to find the centers of circular shaped objects, such as disks or the ends of cylindrical objects. You place it on the edge of a round object so that the pins underneath rest against the sides of the object, then draw a line along the stra...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 01:52:06 PDT
DIY Screwdriver Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Screwdriver-Hack/
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Thu, 1 May 2014 10:36:47 PDT
Building a Small Format Vacuumformer from an Old Toaster Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Small-Format-Vacuumformer-from-an-Old-T/
Building a Small Format Vacuumformer from an Old Toaster Oven - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/UM1N/HULTGIHZ/FG4UM1NHULTGIHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/UM1N/HULTGIHZ/FG4UM1NHULTGIHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/UM1N/HULTGIHZ/FG4UM1NHULTGIHZ.SMALL.jpg volpin This instructable will guide you to creating your own hobby-level vacuum forming machine using fairly inexpensive tools, readily accessible secondhand appliances, and hardware available at nearly any big box retailer. Thermoforming is a very quick way to get lightweight hollow shapes from thin pla...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:17:47 PDT
Potters Kick Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Potters-Kick-Wheel/
Potters Kick Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/BTXC/HL5FJ69W/FD0BTXCHL5FJ69W.SMALL.jpg swares Here are some ideas for building a kick wheel potters wheel. Looked at a several ideas on the web and in books and built this combining the best features yet keeping it simple. What I used: 2 1/2 50lb bags of concrete Garden Edging or other suitable material 5/8" mild steel shaft 3" long (cut off ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:19:27 PDT
Power Up ANYTHING with old cell phone chargers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Up-ANYTHING-with-old-cell-phone-chargers/
Power Up ANYTHING with old cell phone chargers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/EWJQ/HUFW5YYI/F9REWJQHUFW5YYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/EWJQ/HUFW5YYI/F9REWJQHUFW5YYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/EWJQ/HUFW5YYI/F9REWJQHUFW5YYI.SMALL.jpg ihemkes Hi guys! Have you ever found in the situation where you need batteries for your remote TV controller, or it just uses a lot of them that becomes expensive to use it? In this Instructable im going to show you how to turn any old cell phone charger into a mini emergency power supply for electronic e...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:39:46 PDT
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Becoming-a-Maker-The-complete-guide-to-a-fully-fun/
Becoming a Maker: The complete guide to a fully functional minishop: tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F19/VL4G/HTNO7P29/F19VL4GHTNO7P29.SMALL.jpg TheParacorder What is a maker? A maker is a DIY'er, recycle and reuse'er, and a crafter. They take whats not, and make it what Is. Makers not only have skill, but as well as the determination for his or her project. What does it take to become a maker? Well the first step to becoming a maker will be shown step by...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 13:34:52 PDT