Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:14:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Restore Rusty Metal Parts with the Help of a Dremel Rotary Tool and Wire Brushes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Restore-Rusty-Metal-Parts-with-the-Help-of-/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:45:02 PDT
Copper Penny Serving Tray http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Penny-Serving-Tray/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:19 PDT
Machined Stainless Steel Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Machined-Stainless-Steel-Bottle-Opener/
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:34:31 PDT
ford ranger regular cab gun rack http://www.instructables.com/id/ford-ranger-regular-cab-gun-rack/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:18:50 PDT
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-2/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:50:11 PDT
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-1/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:42:13 PDT
Battle Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Axe/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:07:03 PDT
A simple low cost forge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-simple-low-cost-forge/
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:12:10 PDT
Retractable Defense Baton http://www.instructables.com/id/Retractable-Defense-Baton/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:39:19 PDT
the unfinished trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/the-unfinished-trailer/
the unfinished trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It happens sometimes that for bad luck or different causes you cannot see the completing of an almost finished project... anyway you will be happy to know that in my case I decided to comment the pictures and publish the steps anyway. The bed frame A friend of mine obtained a nice bed frame with ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:01:51 PDT
Barrel Furnace Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Furnace-Build/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:52 PDT
2 Person Camping Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Person-Camping-Grill/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:52:46 PDT
DIY Mini Metal Shuriken http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Metal-Shuriken/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:00:30 PDT
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/Elephant-Knotless-Gear-Tie-Remix/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:18:02 PDT
How To Make A Tactical Tomahawk 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tactical-Tomahawk-2/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:10:24 PDT
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-Furnace-Propane-Jet-Burner/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 PDT
The Vile Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Vile-Helmet/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:00:10 PDT
Stargate Privacy Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Privacy-Vault/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Aluminum-Casting-EVER/
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I've hacked the Aluminum casting process right down to nothing. No longer is metal casting the domain of big hairy dudes in sleeveless Iron Maiden Tees. This instructable will show you how to cast aluminum parts in 5 minutes with little more than a stick welder, some graphite and kid's toy Kinetic S...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:09:08 PDT
Turning a compact metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-compact-EDC-pen/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:58:44 PDT
Cymbal patio decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/symbol-patio-decoration/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:37:39 PDT
Little Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Forge/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 21:40:31 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Bowl/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
shot glass holder http://www.instructables.com/id/shot-glass-holder/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:35:23 PDT
bullet bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/bullet-bottle-opener/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:10:55 PDT
Reverse Flow Smoker http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Flow-Smoker/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:31:24 PDT
The Manhattan Project: A mechanical cocktail mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Project-A-mechanical-cocktail-mixer/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 14:32:49 PDT
Angle Grinder Grain Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-Grain-Mill/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 12:54:29 PDT
Metal Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flowers-1/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:52:26 PDT
Melt Aluminum With A Hole In The Ground http://www.instructables.com/id/Melt-Aluminum-With-A-Hole-In-The-Ground/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:45:15 PDT
homemade compound slingbow http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-compound-slingbow/
homemade compound slingbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/QWNH/HY9Y1C9Q/FMIQWNHHY9Y1C9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/QWNH/HY9Y1C9Q/FMIQWNHHY9Y1C9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/QWNH/HY9Y1C9Q/FMIQWNHHY9Y1C9Q.SMALL.jpg crokle I hope this video explains the concept and idea, if you want me to upload a more in depth tutorial send me a message.
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:57 PDT
Silver Stallion http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Stallion/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:32:59 PDT
Etch Patterns On Metal With a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Patterns-On-Metal-With-a-Battery/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:24:44 PDT
Cast Aluminium Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminium-Gears/
Cast Aluminium Gears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/OPVB/HY5Y5LQL/FSBOPVBHY5Y5LQL.SMALL.jpg laffinm This instructable will show you a technique of casting known as lost foam casting, to create aluminum gears. The gears in this instructable do not have any real purpose other than decoration, but with more time and patience, you could create gears for actual use on something. Please vote and favorit...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:33:31 PDT
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flipbook-Story-Assembly/
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/9ORD/HY4KUVFC/FJ79ORDHY4KUVFC.SMALL.jpg irisgottlieb Metal flipbook? Yes! Metal flipbook. It's loud, heavy, and big. Using aluminum panels and a hand crank, this is a human-powered flip book that weighs over 50 pounds. This instructable will show how to make a giant mechanical metal flipbook. The second half (about mechanics and assembly) can be found...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:36 PDT
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fork-Bugs-Magnets/
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/ONS4/HY3ZD3RX/F0XONS4HY3ZD3RX.SMALL.jpg M3G I recently came into the possession of a lot of forks. Like, 30 or so. I had no idea what to do with them, so I started looking around online. I found lots of cool sculptures and models of animals made out of recycled metal, so I figured I'd give that a shot. While I didn't end up making a giant scu...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:59:05 PDT
File-knife http://www.instructables.com/id/File-knife/
File-knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/0S37/HY48A0LE/FGR0S37HY48A0LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/0S37/HY48A0LE/FGR0S37HY48A0LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/0S37/HY48A0LE/FGR0S37HY48A0LE.SMALL.jpg ocampbell Get A File This isn't the same file I used for the knife, but it's the same style. It's just a metal file. Grind And Cut I used multiple different discs to cut and grind the file. I ground an edge and cut an angle on the file, pretty simple. Don't try to sharpen the file completely because a ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:39:08 PDT
Hand Engraving Zippo Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Engraving-Zippo-Lighter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:14:48 PDT
Make The Tuvan Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-The-Tuvan-Gold/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:28 PDT
How to cut thin sheet metal and keep it flat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-thin-sheet-metal-and-keep-it-flat/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:56:16 PDT
How To Attach A Bayonet To A Homemade Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Attach-A-Bayonet-To-A-Homemade-Gun/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:46:30 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Removing ER Collet from Collet Nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-ER-Collet-from-Collet-Nut/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:56:23 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/UA19/HXVR40JJ/FHQUA19HXVR40JJ.SMALL.jpg Ikkalebob Surely at some point in every man's life (and no doubt many women's too), probably after watching Conan the Barbarian or Highlander, he has had the desire to build his own sword. This instructable will show you how.Note that I am a beginner to this kind of metalworking, and this project was an exper...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:48:52 PDT
Handmade knife and Acid etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-knife-and-Acid-etching/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Quick And Awesome Ninja Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Awesome-Ninja-Stars/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:30:35 PDT
Cable Damascus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Damascus/
Cable Damascus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/9WX6/HXMUYNDL/FUO9WX6HXMUYNDL.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia The modern connotation of Damascus steel is different from the original Damascus of the past. Historic Damascus steel referred to as crucible stee,l which had a very high carbon content and had a visible surface pattern because of its crystalline structure.Tthis Damascus steel, or Wootz steel, end...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Custom Handforged Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Handforged-Hunting-Knife/
Custom Handforged Hunting Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/S1UV/HXHRFHTX/F6HS1UVHXHRFHTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/S1UV/HXHRFHTX/F6HS1UVHXHRFHTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/S1UV/HXHRFHTX/F6HS1UVHXHRFHTX.SMALL.jpg Basement_Craftsman I made this knife from a section of scrap steel from a truck leaf spring. I started out with cutting out the size I wanted from the piece. Then, using basic blacksmithing techniques, I hammered out the general shape of the knife. I used a propane forge, not coal, as it is easier to maintain. After I...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:23:45 PDT
Metal Yard Flower(YART!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Yard-FlowerYART/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:55 PDT
How to make a Halberd http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Halberd/
How to make a Halberd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/9AUN/HXGUQ052/FAC9AUNHXGUQ052.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/9AUN/HXGUQ052/FAC9AUNHXGUQ052.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/9AUN/HXGUQ052/FAC9AUNHXGUQ052.SMALL.jpg Lachlan Van Vliet How to make a HalberdMaterials: broom handle/dowelpiece of metal large enough for making a halberd head2 metal cylinders that fit around the dowel4 Small screwsTools: WelderSawGrinderOxyDrillChrome or silver spray paint (optional)Instructions:1.) If needed, cut the dowel rod 2.) Draw a halberd blade...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:58 PDT