Instructables: exploring - tools - diy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:46:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Table Saw Rip Fence http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rip-fence-for-saw-bench-1/
DIY Table Saw Rip Fence - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/D25J/HZ5DTLR7/FIBD25JHZ5DTLR7.SMALL.jpg doncra I have a Triton MK3 saw bench - this is a fantastic Australian invention that easily converts a circular saw into a table saw. I think mainly popular here in Australia and also the UK. The Triton bench is now 30+ years old - it dates from an era when table saws were horrendously expensive and even c...
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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/
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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/
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:17:47 PDT
Potters Kick Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Potters-Kick-Wheel/
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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
How to Secure Leatherman Style Pouch When the Velcro is Wornout http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Secure-Leatherman-Style-Pouch-When-the-Velc/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 18:05:02 PDT
Elementary mitre box http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-mitre-box/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:18:47 PDT
Handsfree Magnetic-Base Tape-Measure http://www.instructables.com/id/Handsfree-Magnetic-Base-Tape-Measure/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 06:00:38 PDT
How To Make a BB Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-BB-Gun/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 13:02:34 PDT
DIY mini drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mini-drill/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 05:17:46 PDT
Screw Helper http://www.instructables.com/id/Screw-Helper/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:30:44 PST
Cheap D.I.Y Disk Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Disk-Sander/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/7TY1/HS0D934B/FJO7TY1HS0D934B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/7TY1/HS0D934B/FJO7TY1HS0D934B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/7TY1/HS0D934B/FJO7TY1HS0D934B.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a really cheap disk sander I made for ...well duh sanding!!! I made it from an old Black and Decker drill and some scrap pine boards. The drill is simply held to the table with a u bolt and it has a small rest to put the thing your working on. The cowling is made from pine boards that were l...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:42:35 PST
DIY Laser Etching Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Laser-Etching-Machine/
DIY Laser Etching Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/OZ58/HSCYAZ73/F3AOZ58HSCYAZ73.SMALL.jpg Zinventor I recently built a laser etching machine, and this Instructable covers the process I followed while making it, as well as some basic usage tips! I've entered a couple contests with this Instructable, so if you like what you see, I'd greatly appreciate your vote! and be sure to check out all the...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:00:14 PST
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-circular-bench-saw-from-scrap/
mini circular bench saw from scrap [UPDATED] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VH9F/HRCK22TR/FYSVH9FHRCK22TR.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Try to salvage little electric motors from scrap, because you can usually find a way to reuse them. I don't remember where this motor comes from, I've got it many years ago when I used to dismount everything I bumped into, anyway when I found it the other day I immediately pictured a small bench saw...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:41:53 PST
The VoltPen (Highlighter into voltmeter) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-VoltPen-Highlighter-into-voltmeter/
The VoltPen (Highlighter into voltmeter) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/F0OB/HQQLLSQX/FBIF0OBHQQLLSQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/F0OB/HQQLLSQX/FBIF0OBHQQLLSQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/F0OB/HQQLLSQX/FBIF0OBHQQLLSQX.SMALL.jpg newtonn2 In this instructable I will show you how to make the VoltPen, a very easy, cheap and practical voltmeter! First I would like to explain the positives and the limitations of this VoltPen. PRO's : -It doesn't need a battery as it is powered from the source where you are reading voltage from. -Very s...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:36:17 PST
Solar Cell Voltage Testing Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cell-Voltage-Testing-Station/
Solar Cell Voltage Testing Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/HCD2/HQLVMQ06/FD4HCD2HQLVMQ06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/HCD2/HQLVMQ06/FD4HCD2HQLVMQ06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/HCD2/HQLVMQ06/FD4HCD2HQLVMQ06.SMALL.jpg batteriesnotincluded Solar cell tester for DIY solar panels Please excuse the poor craftsmanship first project since shoulder surgery I built this to help make it easier to match the solar cells of the solar panels i plan to build it makes it allot easier to match the output of the cells and makes the process go allot f...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:53:00 PST
Homemade Clamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Clamp/
Homemade Clamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/IZRQ/HPX5AW6P/FOGIZRQHPX5AW6P.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 This will be showing you how to make a homemade clamp. Drawing It Out First draw out the shape of the clamp. Cutting It Out Now cut out the clamp with a cutting torch. I used a victor cutting torch with a #1 tip on it to get a fine cut on the metal. Grinding Now grind the rough edges with...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 16:06:50 PST
Chisel Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Chisel-Holder/
Chisel Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/ZTBP/HPQOA4DR/FKIZTBPHPQOA4DR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/ZTBP/HPQOA4DR/FKIZTBPHPQOA4DR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/ZTBP/HPQOA4DR/FKIZTBPHPQOA4DR.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 Chisel Holder Piece Draw the shape of the chisel holder on your piece of metal. The metal has to be at least 3/4 inch thick or it will not hold the chisel like it's designed to. Cutting It Out Now cut out the shape with a cutting torch. I used a victor acetylene cutting torch with a #1 tip o...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 20:20:06 PST
The Sewingmachine Scrollsaw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sewingmachine-Scrollsaw/
The Sewingmachine Scrollsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HWAL/HPQO9ZQ6/FC1HWALHPQO9ZQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HWAL/HPQO9ZQ6/FC1HWALHPQO9ZQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/HWAL/HPQO9ZQ6/FC1HWALHPQO9ZQ6.SMALL.jpg SDX42 This project aims to design and build a scrollsaw based on a sewing machine. For months I had an old sewing machine standing in the corner of my workshop, not really knowing what to do with it. It had been thrown out by the previous owner because it didn't really work anymore. The most important co...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:16:55 PST
easy pcb etching holder http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-pcb-etching-holder/
easy pcb etching holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NLOT/HPFZZHD0/FY4NLOTHPFZZHD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NLOT/HPFZZHD0/FY4NLOTHPFZZHD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/NLOT/HPFZZHD0/FY4NLOTHPFZZHD0.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi When I etch a prototype circuit board I usually try to use less ferric chloride I can. This means to pour only a thin layer of acid in a flat container, and keep the copper surface submerged in it. I noticed that keeping the copper side upside-down speeds up the process. The reason is the spontaneou...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 11:09:11 PST
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Forge-required-Knife/
(*UPDATE*)No-Forge required Knife v 1.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J87N/HPFZRVBX/FY2J87NHPFZRVBX.SMALL.jpg Paracordaholic Hey this is a knife I made out of a piece of a metal fire pit grate I will be making more updates and will add more as i have time, enjoy. metal Basically for a no forge knife you need some already flat but durable metal such as lawnmower blades then you need to flatten any curves in the metal (s...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:59:28 PST
DIY solder holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solder-holder/
DIY solder holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/39C8/HP6YO6GM/F9939C8HP6YO6GM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/39C8/HP6YO6GM/F9939C8HP6YO6GM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/39C8/HP6YO6GM/F9939C8HP6YO6GM.SMALL.jpg DOT. In this instructable you will see how to make very simple yet very effective tool for your working place. This DIY solder holder is adjusted for third hand. It keeps tin solder spool in one place and stops it from rolling all over your table. And the best part it's very cheap! Tools and materials...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 09:54:40 PST
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Multifunction-Pocket-Tool/
DIY Multifunction Pocket Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/EPZM/HP1Q56O8/FN1EPZMHP1Q56O8.SMALL.jpg Matt2 Silver I started this project because I wanted a more convenient way to carry and store the variety of 1/4" bits that I like to keep with me for my day to day tinkering.  Once I had something that served that purpose I thought it would be fun to try to pack in a bit more utility by adding on some features ...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:08:59 PST
easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again] http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-glass-bottle-cutter-made-up-of-common-parts/
easy glass bottle cutter made up of common parts [UPDATED... again] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/A0AU/HOHYM5BB/FC7A0AUHOHYM5BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/A0AU/HOHYM5BB/FC7A0AUHOHYM5BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC7/A0AU/HOHYM5BB/FC7A0AUHOHYM5BB.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It's interesting to know that you can make a glass from a bottle, engraving a cut all around the circumference and splitting it in two with a few tricks. If you plan to make many glasses and if you wish to obtain a perfect flat cut, you can preferably build your own cutting device. The main advantag...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 11:28:40 PST
Workshop adjustable support with expansion pack, made from junk. http://www.instructables.com/id/Workshop-adjustable-support-with-expansion-pack-ma/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/Z43Z/HN4ZSYBN/FBBZ43ZHN4ZSYBN.SMALL.jpg funkysod I made this simple support, you know for those long pieces of wood or metal stock. My workbench is really small and I often have trouble handling all the things I want to do. Looking at my pile of scrap pieces I just winged this together in my mind. Kind of improvised it as I went along. Worked out ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 04:13:40 PDT
DIY spectroscope under 1€ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-spectroscope-under-1/
DIY spectroscope under 1€ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7GJ8/HMVJ1LP7/F8Q7GJ8HMVJ1LP7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7GJ8/HMVJ1LP7/F8Q7GJ8HMVJ1LP7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/7GJ8/HMVJ1LP7/F8Q7GJ8HMVJ1LP7.SMALL.jpg tgferreira184 This is my homemade spectroscope that I built for less than 1 €. I needed one becouse I am studying spectres, and for a lab research I needed to build one, So I also made this instructable for you to build your own diy spectroscope. materials The materials needed are: 1 black paperstock (0.60€) 1...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:27:56 PDT
Making Your Own Cheap Test Leads http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Your-Own-Cheap-Test-Leads/
Making Your Own Cheap Test Leads - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/HSSR/HMMF8JS1/FYPHSSRHMMF8JS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/HSSR/HMMF8JS1/FYPHSSRHMMF8JS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/HSSR/HMMF8JS1/FYPHSSRHMMF8JS1.SMALL.jpg vitya I am a regular on eBay and 99% of the time I successfully source items from China. The key for this success rate is knowing what to order and what to expect for your money. However, recently I ordered a number of test leads from China for about USD2.50 for 10 pieces. My thinking was like this: What ...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 04:42:30 PDT
Table Saw Sledge Accuracy Test - Five Cut Method http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Saw-Sledge-Accuracy-Test-Five-Cut-Method-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/9E5G/HMMFA95D/FFF9E5GHMMFA95D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/9E5G/HMMFA95D/FFF9E5GHMMFA95D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/9E5G/HMMFA95D/FFF9E5GHMMFA95D.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva I was sent a message by Andrew Goodrick, asking me why I didn't use the five cut method to align my table saw sledge.  Well I didn't know about the technique, and had originally used a square and my eye, which I was satisfied with. Some of you may have noticed my original attempt to test whether th...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:52:37 PDT
Recycle oogoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycle-oogoo/
Recycle oogoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/M2WV/HMF6QZAO/FVGM2WVHMF6QZAO.SMALL.jpg novelchip If you play with oogoo, the fantastic low-cost silicone , presented in the great oogoo instructable of  mikey77, you might have noticed that if you use it to make for instance molds of large objects, (say 10 x10 x 10 cm),  then you still need to buy quite a lot of  the acetic type silicone and so e...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 04:07:00 PDT
Herramienta útil (useful tool) http://www.instructables.com/id/Herramienta-útil-useful-tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2R27/HLJVE3BE/F2N2R27HLJVE3BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2R27/HLJVE3BE/F2N2R27HLJVE3BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/2R27/HLJVE3BE/F2N2R27HLJVE3BE.SMALL.jpg rimar2000 Cuando corté las duelas para mi primer bol con su tapa, hecho con mi método, tuve errores de medición debido a la dificultad de medir con cierta aproximación los ángulos involucrados. La cosa se solucionó eliminando una duela en el caso del cuerpo, y agregando media duela en el caso de la tapa. Hay ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 19:39:44 PDT
Diy Soldering Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Soldering-Station/
Diy Soldering Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BZSN/HLFUY2S0/FAPBZSNHLFUY2S0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BZSN/HLFUY2S0/FAPBZSNHLFUY2S0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/BZSN/HLFUY2S0/FAPBZSNHLFUY2S0.SMALL.jpg smitty16 I came up with this idea because the soldering stand my iron came with wasnt very sturdy and i have seen cool soldering stations for sale but I thought why not just make one, so I did. I hope you enjoy What You Need - A decent sized piece of scrap metal - A sponge - Dremmle or rotary tool optio...
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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:43:46 PDT
Attaching Magnetic Bit Adaptor to Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Attaching-Magnetic-Bit-Adaptor-to-Screwdriver/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/ON20/HL94CS26/FJGON20HL94CS26.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/ON20/HL94CS26/FJGON20HL94CS26.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/ON20/HL94CS26/FJGON20HL94CS26.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva In this video I attached a 6mm / 1/4" magnetic bit holder to the end of a damaged vintage screwdriver using two part epoxy.  I am a big fan of the handle shape of these red / blue Stanley screwdrivers and have been slowly collecting a set.  While amassing, I sometimes find damaged and unusable examp...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 02:23:35 PDT
Desk phone stand with Sugru and Samsung TecTiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-phone-stand-with-Sugru-and-Samsung-TecTiles/
Desk phone stand with Sugru and Samsung TecTiles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Y9WW/HKUD0ZZ7/FDKY9WWHKUD0ZZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Y9WW/HKUD0ZZ7/FDKY9WWHKUD0ZZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/Y9WW/HKUD0ZZ7/FDKY9WWHKUD0ZZ7.SMALL.jpg earthtown For a while I have wanted (needed perhaps?) a dock for my S4 when I sit at my desk. I'll show you how I made one with Sugru and a TecTile.  It's pretty basic stuff... The pictures tell the story pretty well. Sugru is extremely easy to work with, I cut the package open with almost no trouble at al...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:58:05 PDT