Instructables: exploring - photos - workshop http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:07:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Simple Book Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Style-Book-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/L659/HUMTN4SR/FMUL659HUMTN4SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/L659/HUMTN4SR/FMUL659HUMTN4SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/L659/HUMTN4SR/FMUL659HUMTN4SR.SMALL.jpg asifshiraz This is a simple Ikea style bookshelf. I made it at TechShop (http://techshop.ws/). Here are the instructions. 1. Take some flat pine boards, available at homedepot and lowes 1' x 8'. 2. Take a ruler and mark the lengths at which we will cut them. I cut it into four 1' x 2.5' and and two 1' x 3.75'...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:44:04 PDT
Making a long handled Putty Knife TECH SHOP Detroit http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-long-handled-Putty-Knife-TECH-SHOP-Detroi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/0E2S/HUMTNLD1/F4D0E2SHUMTNLD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/0E2S/HUMTNLD1/F4D0E2SHUMTNLD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/0E2S/HUMTNLD1/F4D0E2SHUMTNLD1.SMALL.jpg oh-techshop-2day Making a Putty Knife TECH SHOP Detroit Welded a flat screwdriver to a small piece of sheet metal (was a gasket scraper) and further TIG welded a larger blade to it to make a sturdy long handled putty knife to use in hard to reach places.
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:20:26 PDT
Artistic Industrial lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Artistic-Industrial-lighting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/E9JM/HUMSA26V/F31E9JMHUMSA26V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/E9JM/HUMSA26V/F31E9JMHUMSA26V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/E9JM/HUMSA26V/F31E9JMHUMSA26V.SMALL.jpg Creative-Ideas https://markbrowne.see.me My art has a tendency to lean more towards design. One of my favorite artist is M. C. Escher. I like the use of perspective in his work and I try to incorporate that into my art/designs. Being born with only one good eye and my lack of perspective. May have played a part ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:10:26 PDT
Raised Vegetable Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Vegetable-Bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/37NI/HUM7EA2S/FOK37NIHUM7EA2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/37NI/HUM7EA2S/FOK37NIHUM7EA2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/37NI/HUM7EA2S/FOK37NIHUM7EA2S.SMALL.jpg pudtiny This is just a brief guide on how I build raised vegetable beds.  I use pressure treated exterior timber the uprights are 2"x2" and the sides are deck boards roughly 1"x6". All held together with deck screw. This will be entered into the garden and homestead contest
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 06:16:55 PDT
Coin Stamping Die http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Stamping-Die/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JSMV/HUMTNBA2/FSIJSMVHUMTNBA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JSMV/HUMTNBA2/FSIJSMVHUMTNBA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/JSMV/HUMTNBA2/FSIJSMVHUMTNBA2.SMALL.jpg asifshiraz This is a simple coin stamping die. I made it at the TechShop (http://techshop.ws/). You will need access to techshop equipment to make this. 1. Take a long round 2'' diameter tool steel bar, and cut it into smaller 2'' tall piece using the Band Saw in the metal shop. 2.  Draw the die design using ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:29:16 PDT
RED CEDAR & PVC Caliper Case http://www.instructables.com/id/RED-CEDAR-PVC-Caliper-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/GDSU/HUKRMWMV/FA4GDSUHUKRMWMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/GDSU/HUKRMWMV/FA4GDSUHUKRMWMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/GDSU/HUKRMWMV/FA4GDSUHUKRMWMV.SMALL.jpg stevenarango My Fellow Instructables Here is My Red Cedar  & Pvc Case. I Took A Piece Of Wood  About 1 1/2 Inch thick And Router Out the Inside Making A Case  Or A Place For The Ugly Plastic Caliper Case To Sit into. I Took A Small Piece Cut To size and hot Glue it To The Front Of The Plastic Case. The Withe ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:43:04 PDT
Anvil Stand - Pt. 2 - Proper Working Height http://www.instructables.com/id/Anvil-Stand-Pt-2-Proper-Working-Height/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/V5PL/HUIS7KCQ/FQIV5PLHUIS7KCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/V5PL/HUIS7KCQ/FQIV5PLHUIS7KCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/V5PL/HUIS7KCQ/FQIV5PLHUIS7KCQ.SMALL.jpg Bender-BackBoneFab In part 1, I discussed how I built my most recent anvil stand. Now I would like to go into some more depth about one particularly important element about anvil stands - the proper working height.  Here is how to find it: 1. Stand up straight and let your arms rest comfortably by your sides. 2. Mak...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:39:05 PDT
Anvil Stand - Pt.1 - Sourcing Materials & Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Anvil-Stand-Pt1-Sourcing-Materials-Construction/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/O394/HUHT1ZAC/FJ4O394HUHT1ZAC.SMALL.jpg Bender-BackBoneFab Metalwork can be done in many scales and with an equal amount of skill levels, but one common thing that no metalsmith can do without is some kind of anvil. Lucky for me, I just got a new one, and this past week I made a custom stand for it.  More than anything else, anvil bases need to be secure. ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:59:35 PDT
Prius Rattle in the Back http://www.instructables.com/id/Prius-Rattle-in-the-Back/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/MCXU/HUFW7EQJ/FPIMCXUHUFW7EQJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/MCXU/HUFW7EQJ/FPIMCXUHUFW7EQJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/MCXU/HUFW7EQJ/FPIMCXUHUFW7EQJ.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker On a recent road trip, my old car gave up (bad transaxle and main battery), so I quickly purchased a used 2005 Prius and went on my way.  All was well, except for a rattle from the rear.  Whenever I crossed any bump or pothole, it sounded like the jack or a tire tool was bouncing in the back.  Firs...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:24:13 PDT
NATURAL EDGE BOWL http://www.instructables.com/id/NATURAL-EDGE-BOWL/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/HIMI/HUBJBXU5/FT0HIMIHUBJBXU5.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 Here is a natural edge bowl and "I made it at the TechShop". And you can make one there also. I started with a crotch of cherry wood that I could not use in my wood. I knew it was from the fall cut and that would work great for an edge bowl. I first mounted it on the lathe the same as a spindle bet...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:45:26 PDT
Pallet Veggie Garden Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Veggie-Garden-Planter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ZJV7/HUBAQQA0/FH3ZJV7HUBAQQA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ZJV7/HUBAQQA0/FH3ZJV7HUBAQQA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/ZJV7/HUBAQQA0/FH3ZJV7HUBAQQA0.SMALL.jpg dparker1980 During the year I get 'donated' a number of wooden pallets from friends and family so that I can break  them down and use them for kindling in my open fire and Rayburn oven. Last year I ended up with quite a lot of these, I very quickly filled up my log store and had a lot of them left over. I had s...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:43:43 PDT
Garden Planter / Grass Plugger http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Planter-Grass-Plugger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/OIOF/HUB88HOP/F2LOIOFHUB88HOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/OIOF/HUB88HOP/F2LOIOFHUB88HOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/OIOF/HUB88HOP/F2LOIOFHUB88HOP.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I plant about 40 tomato plants each year and that is a real chore.  I made this tool as a prototype, refining it several times before getting it to work good.   It now works so good that I have used it several years, without remaking it as something that looks better.   I use it to transplant my to...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:32:44 PDT
Drill Bits Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bits-Organizer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/BWSG/HUAB3S2Y/FHRBWSGHUAB3S2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/BWSG/HUAB3S2Y/FHRBWSGHUAB3S2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/BWSG/HUAB3S2Y/FHRBWSGHUAB3S2Y.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello My Fellow Instructables. Do You Hate Having To Look For Your Drill Bits .....  I Do. So I Make One Of This..... A Drill Bit Organizer Now All My Bits Are In One Place. And in Size Order. You Will Need 3 PCs of Wood. Or More .... Drill them Using  Different Size Drill Bits. Or As Many as Yo...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:17:36 PDT
Flower pot rock garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-pot-rock-garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SNU8/HU9UDQ60/F9LSNU8HU9UDQ60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SNU8/HU9UDQ60/F9LSNU8HU9UDQ60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/SNU8/HU9UDQ60/F9LSNU8HU9UDQ60.SMALL.jpg skleinendorst What do you do when your mom gives you a collection of old flower pots after a big spring cleaning. Dig up you old stone collection, buy some nice rock garden (alpine) plants and make a nice rock garden to decorate your balcony. The garden will consist of the old flower pots, some of them broken, in...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:54:13 PDT
10 Inch Wood Letters Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Inch-Wood-Letters-Logo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/U2EG/HU8449ZN/F0KU2EGHU8449ZN.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello there My Fellow Instructables.. Here i have 10 Inch Wood Letters  " Logo" I used Pine Wood 3 Pcs  3 Feet Long By 2 Inches Wide 3/4 Inch Thick. Using The Table Saw i Cut Them Into 3 Pcs About 5 mm Thick.  Then Using A template. I Created 3 Letters. 10" Tall  9 " Wide  & 2 " Thick. The Body ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:20:30 PDT
The Making of A Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-A-Picture-Frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVM/SVSL/HU8P0MBB/FVMSVSLHU8P0MBB.SMALL.jpg ytareke1988 I thought I would share the process of making a picture frame for my bathroom wall. The most challenging part is cutting the pieces correctly, other than that it's a pretty simple process. Meet Emona Lisa.
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:42:22 PDT
Not Just for Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Not-Just-for-Fun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/VRTK/HU48941Q/FPHVRTKHU48941Q.SMALL.jpg glassman15201 I started making wood tools for glassblowing so years ago and would spend allot of time making these little paddle ( a tool we use) key chains as giveaway ads. Cut each one out on the band saw and then brand the information in. Then one day at one of my "I made it at TechShop" sessions it hit me. I ...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:26 PDT
Decorative Kleenex Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-Kleenex-Cover/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/NJ9Q/HU09XIQK/FBJNJ9QHU09XIQK.SMALL.jpg JMalmborg This is a nice decorative Kleenexbox Cover that was made with the laser cutter at TechShop in Chandler, AZ I found a website that will make a layout for a box and though I could use it for making my first laser cutter project. The website is http://boxmaker.rahulbotics.com/  I put in the dimensions ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:24:03 PDT
Wine tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-tray/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/E2CO/HU0591G7/FY1E2COHU0591G7.SMALL.jpg FS2010 For this wine tray I used 2 MDF boards 50cm x 25cm – one for the base and one as a top shelf. Aluminum pipe was sawed to 3 same parts - 15cm each one. In a base plate I drilled 3 through holes and then hollows, about 5 mm depth. On the next step I attached top board to the base in reason to drill 3 ...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:06:34 PDT
Table for cartomancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-for-cartomancy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJE/D4P5/HU058RW8/FJED4P5HU058RW8.SMALL.jpg FS2010 After listening of some gothic band, I decided to make table for spirit seances or cartomancy :) I just drew and sawed needed shapes from a MDF - one board 60cm x 40cm for the table plate, and 2 boards 40cm x 30cm for the legs. "Mysterious symbols" were printed from internet and transferred with car...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:08:37 PDT
PORTABLE PC DESK http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-PC-DESK/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/6JY6/HTZY3YI7/F9Z6JY6HTZY3YI7.SMALL.jpg aakashkarekar I TRIED TO BUILD A SMALL STORAGE BOX OR CARRYING CONTAINER FOR ALL THE TOOLS AND EXTRA EQUIPMENTS WHICH I FOUND IN MY HOUSE AND FOR BUILDING THIS I HAD TO MAKE USE OF PC ENCLOSURE(C.P.U)
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:26:50 PDT
An Aquaponics Setup for Your Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Aquaponics-Setup-for-Your-Aquarium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/RL3X/HTVDYVV0/FPDRL3XHTVDYVV0.SMALL.jpg scoot440 I wanted to build a cheap and easy aquaponics system to place in my existing 10 gallon aquarium. All parts were purchased from the nearest Home Depot except for the pump which came from Amazon.  The entire setup cost less than $40 and took about 3 hours to put together. One thing I like about this s...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:27:22 PDT
Power Scary Sharpening System http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-Scary-Sharpening-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/VH0V/HTVDYB3Q/FMUVH0VHTVDYB3Q.SMALL.jpg pfred2 I was inspired to make this attachment after watching a YouTube video posted by someone named Dave Bardin and seeing this one machine he had in his workshop. I thought I could make one of those. Then I thought more and figured I really don't have the room for it, and it would have been a complicated...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:40:56 PDT
Some small fixes. http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-small-fixes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OOEE/HIWHQZPH/F7HOOEEHIWHQZPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OOEE/HIWHQZPH/F7HOOEEHIWHQZPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OOEE/HIWHQZPH/F7HOOEEHIWHQZPH.SMALL.jpg Dave A I don't like throwing away stuff so  so now and then I just fix things, small and bigger. These are some simple small repairs I did. I fixed a parasol, an umbrella and a little pocket knive.
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:23:37 PDT
Multi use portable Work station http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-use-portable-Work-station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ORYM/HTOUCZ0H/F67ORYMHTOUCZ0H.SMALL.jpg Triclaw  It rolls up and fits in your pocket or trunk of the car you could make a dozen a fill an tool box or even a bug out bag uses are numerous . For this instructable I used my sculpting and pottery tools But it can be adapted for a almost unlimited amount of uses and used in almost any where it can be ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 14:39:30 PDT
Tool belt from plastic bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-belt-from-plastic-bottle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/2813/HTOUE9EF/FE32813HTOUE9EF.SMALL.jpg Graham Lane Here's an endlessly cheap solution to carrying screwdrivers and screws when you're up steps or ladders. You can modify a collection of these in different ways for different tools. You need: A plastic bottle A bandsaw, ideally, but strong scissors will do A drill or something to piece holes Cut a...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 01:45:08 PDT
How to Build a Stool from One 2x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Stool-from-One-2x4/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/TZF7/HTNO6RX3/FEWTZF7HTNO6RX3.SMALL.jpg xbremer The following is a basic overview of how to build a three-legged stool from one eight-foot 2x4. This design pushes efficiency of material. Interestingly, the stools produced from one 2x4 tend to take on a character that is a caricature of the initial features that define the design... For instance, ...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 01:12:55 PDT
Chinup bar and gymnastic rings http://www.instructables.com/id/The-perfect-home-gym-for-cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/I6GA/HTOUD4TO/FXQI6GAHTOUD4TO.SMALL.jpg stillonaroll I hate the step by step so here it is all in one.  This is a combination chinup bar/ adjustable gymnastic rings. These allow you to do basically every body weight exercise.  I am 6'1 about 215 lbs and it supports me no problem, with enough height too.  Materials needed: - 2 of these: http://www.ho...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:35:09 PDT
How to Stain a Deck - DIY Staining you exterior deck with wood stain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Stain-a-Deck-DIY-Staining-you-exterior-deck/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/B9AL/HTLE9ZAG/FH0B9ALHTLE9ZAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/B9AL/HTLE9ZAG/FH0B9ALHTLE9ZAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/B9AL/HTLE9ZAG/FH0B9ALHTLE9ZAG.SMALL.jpg jardinier Following the cleaning of the wrap around deck or porch, it's now time to apply a translucent coating or transparent deck stain to protect your covered deck. Staining a deck is a tedious task. Use a high-performance product for durability and optimum protection. It should also consider keeping the...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 08:33:01 PDT
Cheap workshop stool on castors http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-workshop-stool-on-castors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/IPRK/HTKXVA0C/FHVIPRKHTKXVA0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/IPRK/HTKXVA0C/FHVIPRKHTKXVA0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/IPRK/HTKXVA0C/FHVIPRKHTKXVA0C.SMALL.jpg Graham Lane I was given an old vacuum cleaner for my workshop.  Very soon I understood why!  The motor failed.  I was left with a stainless steel bin on wheels.  Needing a stool for my modelling workbench removed the unwanted bits.  I then cut two discs of 10mm plywood, one the diameter of the outside of the to...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 22:20:09 PDT
Rack for pliers, sidecutters, etc. close to hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Rack-for-pliers-sidecutters-etc-close-to-hand/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/WFTY/HTIWJF5W/F6SWFTYHTIWJF5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/WFTY/HTIWJF5W/F6SWFTYHTIWJF5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/WFTY/HTIWJF5W/F6SWFTYHTIWJF5W.SMALL.jpg Graham Lane I always had trouble with pliers, sidecutters, etc. in the workshop as there is no easy way to rack them.  I tend to leave them lying around and then can't find them or they clutter up the bench. This simple rack provides the solution and the tools are the right way up.  You can fix it to the works...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 05:54:44 PDT
Catch-all for drilling in walls http://www.instructables.com/id/Catch-all-for-drilling-in-walls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/255L/HTIWDT4E/FXG255LHTIWDT4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/255L/HTIWDT4E/FXG255LHTIWDT4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/255L/HTIWDT4E/FXG255LHTIWDT4E.SMALL.jpg Graham Lane This is my first attempt at loading an idea to Instructables.  Please be gentle with me! Believe it or not I've been using this bin for over thirty years, and it's still not worn out! All you need is: An empty ice-cream container Strong scissors or craft knife Wide masking tape It stops the dust...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 22:06:15 PDT
Simple Birch Limb Wall Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Birch-Limb-Wall-Shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/F0N2/HTIWDSMS/FFWF0N2HTIWDSMS.SMALL.jpg phemy I recently redid my bedroom in a nature theme and wanted to incorporate birch somehow.  I went and cut down some small birch trees on a friends property and used the limbs to make this shelf.  I bought cheap pine board at Home Depot and had them cut the boards to length for me because I only have a ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:39:29 PDT
3-in-1 Smartphone holder http://www.instructables.com/id/3-in-1-Smartphone-holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/HJFE/HTGT8D8F/F6ZHJFEHTGT8D8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/HJFE/HTGT8D8F/F6ZHJFEHTGT8D8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/HJFE/HTGT8D8F/F6ZHJFEHTGT8D8F.SMALL.jpg InDezign This is a very helpful smartphone holder which can be used for - charging (e.g. in hotels), - making selfies or - watching a video with friends on a party. It's made of cardoard, it's extremely lightweight, flat foldable and can be used nearly everywhere - especially on partes & events.. How to ma...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 01:29:50 PDT
Metal Brackets for Playscape Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Brackets-for-playscape-roof/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/MV9D/HTEFM71S/FP0MV9DHTEFM71S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/MV9D/HTEFM71S/FP0MV9DHTEFM71S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/MV9D/HTEFM71S/FP0MV9DHTEFM71S.SMALL.jpg dirtrydr88 This instructable is going to show you how to make brackets to add on a roof to an open topped play scape. This all was made inside my local TechShop (Austin-Round Rock). Equipment Needed: Drill Press (With 11/32 drill bit) Mig Welder Material Used: 1" by 2" Steel Square Tubing (Had a tube left o...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:09:27 PDT
P.E.T. Rain Gutter http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Rain-Gutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/LEPC/HTDSP3UC/FE6LEPCHTDSP3UC.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun I was in need for a gutter to fill some barrels, but i didn't have the money for it. So I "Collected" some P.E.T. bottles around the street and made this gutter, it still need some fine adjustment but it's doing it's purpose. Then I used some para cord to install it.
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 08:31:38 PDT
Recycled Wooden Box Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Wooden-Box-Chest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/W1BO/HTDSP28R/FGCW1BOHTDSP28R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/W1BO/HTDSP28R/FGCW1BOHTDSP28R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/W1BO/HTDSP28R/FGCW1BOHTDSP28R.SMALL.jpg Misac-kun One day i was returning home when I found a wooden box laying on the walkway. It was going to thrash with some office litter. This very moment i though i could make something useful from it, and them i get it back home, put some hinges and screws and them a new chest has been born! Gonna post the en...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 06:47:30 PDT
Anemometer.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Anemometer-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/S907/HTDDW1MO/FQ4S907HTDDW1MO.SMALL.jpg stevenarango Hello Fellow Instructables here is my DIY Anemometer  Using One Ball Bearing, One Bike Speedometer,Aluminium Tube, Hot Glue,Wood, PVC Pipe.  School Project    My Son Put it Together.    I  Got All The Parts Ready. Easy To do. Now Go And Make Something. And Hey Hey    Have Fun.
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:27:31 PDT
Máquinas Térmicas - Como fazer uma latinha giratória ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Máquinas-Térmicas-Como-fazer-uma-latinha-giratória/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/8DKV/HTD7S270/F3T8DKVHTD7S270.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/8DKV/HTD7S270/F3T8DKVHTD7S270.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/8DKV/HTD7S270/F3T8DKVHTD7S270.SMALL.jpg Paulotee            Para começar este experimento serão necessários quatro materiais: Uma lata de alumínio, um rolo de barbante, agulha(s) e velas. Primeiramente pegue uma latinha fechada e  faça um furo na lateral da lata com uma agulha(CUIDADO PARA NÃO SE FURAR), esvazie a lata totalmente. Após isso, faça ...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:52:50 PDT
Clean Deck - How to Clean Deck with wood cleaner and pressure washer http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-Deck-How-to-Clean-Deck-with-wood-cleaner-and/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/UN0A/HTC66ZXM/FRHUN0AHTC66ZXM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/UN0A/HTC66ZXM/FRHUN0AHTC66ZXM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/UN0A/HTC66ZXM/FRHUN0AHTC66ZXM.SMALL.jpg jardinier Hello friends, I built a wooden raised deck and wrap-around deck or porch. We used the pressure-treated wood as material. Three years after construction, it's time to clean deck with a wood cleaner before staining. How to get the gray out of a wood deck? How to remove mold and mildew on a raised...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:55:04 PDT
Tomato Hot House http://www.instructables.com/id/Tomato-Hot-House/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/JL0S/HTBY6MZF/FCOJL0SHTBY6MZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/JL0S/HTBY6MZF/FCOJL0SHTBY6MZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/JL0S/HTBY6MZF/FCOJL0SHTBY6MZF.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I generally plant 30 to 40 tomato plants in my garden, but a late freeze can really be a problem. Here is my solution, I hope. My neighbor put some aluminum framed storm windows out by the curb for trash pickup. I grabbed them up, not knowing at the time what I was going to use them for. Five years...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:34:09 PDT
Underwear Hanger - Colgador de ropa interior http://www.instructables.com/id/Underwear-Hanger-Colgador-de-ropa-interior/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LM3E/HT8R4FXP/FJULM3EHT8R4FXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LM3E/HT8R4FXP/FJULM3EHT8R4FXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/LM3E/HT8R4FXP/FJULM3EHT8R4FXP.SMALL.jpg ALEX_HOLAND Esta idea es el resultado de una flojera importante. Tengo tres mujeres en casa, eso significa un montón de ropa interior femenina, y colgarla es muy incomodo... Así que se me ocurrió esta idea, espero que les guste. Materiales: Un trozo de tubo de PVC a su gusto. Un trozo de alambre mas larga q...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:45:00 PDT
Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Mower-Blade-Sharpening-Tool/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/T2ZO/HT7P5KF0/FERT2ZOHT7P5KF0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/T2ZO/HT7P5KF0/FERT2ZOHT7P5KF0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/T2ZO/HT7P5KF0/FERT2ZOHT7P5KF0.SMALL.jpg graydog111 I generally sharpen the blades for my 60 inch cut mower 5 sets per session.  The mower uses 3 blades, so that's 15 blades.  I use a Bench grinder but holding them while sharpening is a tiring, difficult job.   I thought, "There must be a better way of doing this."  I made this tool which consists of...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:23:07 PDT
Aquaponics in a drawer http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquaponics-in-a-drawer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/VU98/HT7P4U07/FKIVU98HT7P4U07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/VU98/HT7P4U07/FKIVU98HT7P4U07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/VU98/HT7P4U07/FKIVU98HT7P4U07.SMALL.jpg daffo3dil Hi all, greetings! I am showcasing an aquaponics farm that I built in a drawer. The lowermost drawer houses the shrimp (we could'nt keep fish because of ethics issues) and water is pumped from this level with a pump to the upper drawers where the plants are kept. Holes are drilled in the drawers so ...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:26:37 PDT
Lab-in-a-box (The Wide One) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab-in-a-box-The-Wide-One/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KCPH/HT36TTET/FBHKCPHHT36TTET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KCPH/HT36TTET/FBHKCPHHT36TTET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/KCPH/HT36TTET/FBHKCPHHT36TTET.SMALL.jpg mattbrailsford Inspired by the lab-in-a-box created by McLovinGyver (http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Lab-in-a-Box/) and the portable lab created by Morten Nisker (http://nisker.net/projects/mobile-electronics-workbench/), I thought I'd have a go at creating my own. LIke the labs created by these guys, I...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:47:44 PDT
Penrose mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/Penrose-mosaic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0W8L/HSXOC8DK/FNU0W8LHSXOC8DK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0W8L/HSXOC8DK/FNU0W8LHSXOC8DK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/0W8L/HSXOC8DK/FNU0W8LHSXOC8DK.SMALL.jpg aartamoshin Made a penrose mosaic set. It's well known mathematical mosaic with great variation of patterns through only 2 variants of initial pieces. 1 version is from cardboard, 2nd version is lasercut wood.   Lasercutted at fablab77
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:53:26 PDT
Computer mod cover African http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-mod-cover-African/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/Y5YQ/HSXO92YK/FUAY5YQHSXO92YK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/Y5YQ/HSXO92YK/FUAY5YQHSXO92YK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/Y5YQ/HSXO92YK/FUAY5YQHSXO92YK.SMALL.jpg nollie551 MATERIALS 1. Computer from the thrift store i paid $6.97 2. scrap 1x4 3 . about 1/4 sheet of OSB I got a entire sheet for $7.00 4. cheap acrylic paint from the craft store 5  painters tape from the dollar store 6. 1x1 in flat hinge
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:38:06 PDT
ole school arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/ole-school-arcade/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/X1R0/HSXO90RM/FKNX1R0HSXO90RM.SMALL.jpg nollie551 this is one of the only things that you can do with an old 13" tube tv
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:07:42 PDT
Electric motor bike (revised with better description) http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-motor-bike/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/OCDM/HSVGGWSY/FB4OCDMHSVGGWSY.SMALL.jpg moslof88 I recently saw this mountain bike with a free sign on it, so I snatched it up and took it home and with minimal effort got it running like new again. Then I remembered i had a razor scooter motor and I decided to see if I could power the bike using only the manufacturers wheel and apply friction to ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:34:28 PDT
Belt Sander Stand/Mini Belt Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Sander-StandMini-Belt-Sander/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/B4FE/HSVGD3Z0/FOKB4FEHSVGD3Z0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/B4FE/HSVGD3Z0/FOKB4FEHSVGD3Z0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/B4FE/HSVGD3Z0/FOKB4FEHSVGD3Z0.SMALL.jpg camping crazy This is a simple stand I made to hold my portable belt sander to the table for knife making and woodworking. My sander came with a flat back made to bolt to a table, but I am too cheap to buy the brackets so I made my own!! The sander is held on the side with small strips of MDF screwed to the workb...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:27:13 PDT