Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:41:13 PST BLOX v1.01 Hidden Blade Design Concept http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Blade-Design-Concept-1/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:59:03 PST
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture Part 4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-4/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:18:50 PST
Sandpaper Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandpaper-Center/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:21:16 PST
2.02 Euro http://www.instructables.com/id/22-Euro/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:03:19 PST
How To Cast Molten Aluminium Into a Solid Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Cast-Molten-Aluminium-Into-a-Solid-Slingsho/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 14:12:50 PST
Cheap hammer repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-hammer-repair/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 01:44:31 PST
Brake Drum Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Break-Drum-Forge/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:44:50 PST
Smelting aluminum cans to ingots http://www.instructables.com/id/Smelting-aluminum-cans-to-ingots/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 09:42:17 PST
Wood Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Burner/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:19:52 PST
How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Mini-Metal-Foundry/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:55:12 PST
Cutting Shotgun Shells for Crafts. WARNING!!!! ONLY USE USED ALREADY FIRED SHELLS!!!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-Shotgun-Shells-for-Crafts-WARNING-ONLY-USE/
Cutting Shotgun Shells for Crafts. WARNING!!!! ONLY USE USED ALREADY FIRED SHELLS!!!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/S1NV/I4VQBHIT/F09S1NVI4VQBHIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/S1NV/I4VQBHIT/F09S1NVI4VQBHIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/S1NV/I4VQBHIT/F09S1NVI4VQBHIT.SMALL.jpg ALD3 WARNING USE ONLY USED SHELLS!!!! USING LIVE SHELLS CAN RESULT IN PERMANENT INJURY OR DEATH!!!!Using a pipe cutter to cut shotgun shells for crafting. I use them mainly in leather crafts but will work for any craft that needs just the head off the shotgun shell! I have seen and tried several other wa...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:15:56 PST
Soldering Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Electronics/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:17:18 PST
How To Make a Sword: A Comprehensive Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Sword-A-Comprehensive-Guide/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:19:56 PST
Cast A Die (Or Dice) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-A-Die-Or-Dice/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:40:15 PST
Folding Chair Charcoal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Chair-Charcoal-Forge/
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 08:15:40 PST
The "Tinfoil Asteroid" Motor Enclosure http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Inertia-and-the-Pursuit-of-the-Perfect-Stance/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 10:07:57 PST
Manual Rolling Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Manual-Rolling-Mill/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:26:17 PST
Make a Plaque (Laser Inking Anodized Aluminum) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Plaque-Laser-Inking-Anodized-Aluminum/
Make a Plaque (Laser Inking Anodized Aluminum) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/THGE/I4E68J0A/FHWTHGEI4E68J0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/THGE/I4E68J0A/FHWTHGEI4E68J0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/THGE/I4E68J0A/FHWTHGEI4E68J0A.SMALL.jpg corpuscallosum So, you think you’re an artist? Well, how is anyone gonna know if you don’t make a fancy plaque for your art with your name on it?In this Instructable I’ll show you how to make a swanky metal plaque. More specifically, I will cover how to make a permanent black ink mark onto a plate of anodized alum...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 08:15:36 PST
Mini burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-burner/
Mini burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/2SK2/I48CXTPV/FPF2SK2I48CXTPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/2SK2/I48CXTPV/FPF2SK2I48CXTPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/2SK2/I48CXTPV/FPF2SK2I48CXTPV.SMALL.jpg Kudelkin Since early times I have really warm (sometimes hot) relationship to burners. Therefore I provide the present information having special feelings. It should be stated right from beginning that there will be information about gas, propane burners. I man namely injection burners, because the oxidiz...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:48:57 PST
scrap metal scorpion http://www.instructables.com/id/scrap-metal-scorpion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:49:13 PST
CHEAP, easy Repoussé (Embossed Metal) http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-easy-Repoussé-Embossed-Metal/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:04:12 PST
Excellent and Cheap Degreasing Hand Cleaning http://www.instructables.com/id/Excellent-and-Cheap-Degreasing-Hand-Cleaning/
Excellent and Cheap Degreasing Hand Cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/FBO8/I49RQKPN/F8CFBO8I49RQKPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/FBO8/I49RQKPN/F8CFBO8I49RQKPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/FBO8/I49RQKPN/F8CFBO8I49RQKPN.SMALL.jpg mjursic It all starts with these greasy mitts. When I came in from working on my bike, my hands looked like this. Fortunately, I knew exactly what to do... Ingredients, Method. Corn meal and dish soap. That's all! Wet one hand and pour about a tablespoon of corn meal in it. Then add a half teaspoon or s...
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Mon, 29 Dec 2014 14:36:45 PST
Compressor – vacuum pump from fridge compressor http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressor-vacuum-pump-from-fridge-compressor/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 23:53:15 PST
Compact Grappling hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Grappling-hook/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:37:04 PST
Building a Turban Helm for all sorts of fighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Turban-Helm-for-all-sorts-of-fighting/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 03:25:07 PST
Copper Steampunk Watchamacallit http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Steampunk-Watchamacallit/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 18:46:25 PST
Electric melting crucible furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-melting-crucible-furnace/
Electric melting crucible furnace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/6862/I3TI67BN/FI36862I3TI67BN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/6862/I3TI67BN/FI36862I3TI67BN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/6862/I3TI67BN/FI36862I3TI67BN.SMALL.jpg Kudelkin So, furnace for melting of metal. I didn`t discovered anything, trying to produce a device from available parts and trying not to fail in production process. Main parameters of oven: - Capacity: 1000 Wt;- Volume of crucible: 62 cm3;- Max.temperature: 1200ºC Melting device As I had task not to sp...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 07:01:17 PST
Wire Ornaments On The Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Ornaments-On-The-Cheap/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:37:44 PST
Tool “Third hand” http://www.instructables.com/id/Tool-Third-hand/
Tool “Third hand” - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRDL/I3THXPKO/FBYJRDLI3THXPKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRDL/I3THXPKO/FBYJRDLI3THXPKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBY/JRDL/I3THXPKO/FBYJRDLI3THXPKO.SMALL.jpg Kudelkin Is commonly in use during soldering, welding – in case if the hand/fixing device is missing, or when there is a need to keep something a long time (glue work). “Third hand” parts Actually it is the well-known device named as a forth hand (even if it is called as a third hand). Thеre is no dra...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:16:53 PST
Adjustable height welding stands http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-height-welding-stands/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:07:54 PST
Repair broken Pry-bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-broken-Pry-bar/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:17:27 PST
Update To My First Post http://www.instructables.com/id/Update-To-My-First-Post/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:34:35 PST
How To Make A Metal Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Metal-Snowflake/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:51:48 PST
Over Engineered Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Engineered-Nutcracker/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:22:53 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST
Basic Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:11:06 PST
Horseshoe Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Christmas-Tree/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:26:56 PST
Personalized Altoids Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Altoids-Can/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:37:04 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Slingshot/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
Double-wide Altoids Project Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-wide-Altoids-Project-Tin/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:56:59 PST
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Napkin-Rings-From-Silverware-Square-or/
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/7XKG/I3PRHZ7P/F0U7XKGI3PRHZ7P.SMALL.jpg M3G As an unemployed high school student, I don't have a lot of cash to spend on Christmas gifts, so I try to make them as well as purchasing them. Homemade gifts are always thoughtful, so I try to make things people in my family need. My Aunt has been wanting some new napkin rings for a while, so I dec...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:24:37 PST
Wanna build a Metal Snowman? http://www.instructables.com/id/Wanna-build-a-Metal-Snowman/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:27:51 PST
metal candy cane http://www.instructables.com/id/metal-candy-cane/
metal candy cane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SMALL.jpg good ole boy Today I will show you how to make a candy cane out of metal with an anvil, a forge, a clamp, and tongs. Heat and twist First he heat up the metal till it is hot orange color. Then place on end of the metal rod in the clamp. Then twist the metal with the tongs, awasy keep the tongs level to not be...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:10:47 PST
How To Make Copper Wire Inlay Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Copper-Wire-Inlay-Decorations/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:22 PST
Reviving an AutoDarkening Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-an-AutoDarkening-Welding-Helmet/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:56:43 PST
Star Trek Pin! from a Nickel and a Copper Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Pin-from-a-Nickel-and-a-Copper-Pipe/
Star Trek Pin! from a Nickel and a Copper Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker Recently I've been learning lots of skills from all other authors here. Special thanks to one of my favorites, Mrballeng, who deserves much of the credit for the methods I've used. This instructable is kind of a mashup of his teardrop pendant and copper rocket locket. I've been pleased with the resu...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:17:35 PST
Aluminum star casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-star-casting/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:40:35 PST
Long Parts on a Short Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Parts-on-a-Short-Lathe/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:47:34 PST
forged knife from a railroad spike http://www.instructables.com/id/forged-knife-from-a-railroad-spike/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:28:25 PST
Bicycle Wire Frame Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wire-Frame-Model/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:03:21 PST