Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:36:21 PST BLOX v1.01 Auduino Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Auduino-Build/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:54 PST
the silver solder indian http://www.instructables.com/id/The-burning-indian/
the silver solder indian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RZTW/I6Q2TI01/FABRZTWI6Q2TI01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RZTW/I6Q2TI01/FABRZTWI6Q2TI01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RZTW/I6Q2TI01/FABRZTWI6Q2TI01.SMALL.jpg Brian from Belgium Hello.I'm Brian from Belgium.Today I present to you my fourth project.This time I leave the path of weird speakers, fishfood and chocolate's filled whit funky drinks. Today I enter the path of home decoration.I was looking for an original idea to enter in the " burn it contest" and thought, how do I...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:22:31 PST
Lost Foam Casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Lost-Foam-Casting/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:05:42 PST
Easy Blacksmiths Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Blacksmiths-Forge/
Easy Blacksmiths Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PXV5/I6M2QEYM/FYQPXV5I6M2QEYM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PXV5/I6M2QEYM/FYQPXV5I6M2QEYM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/PXV5/I6M2QEYM/FYQPXV5I6M2QEYM.SMALL.jpg cristoph This a forge I made from things I had around the yard It is supported on a few 5 gal buckets Body/hull I made the body from a turkey pan, a big pan basically I cut a. Hole in the center of the pan for the air supply/bellows. I put a pipe flange and pipe in through the bottom of the pan. ...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:49:38 PST
Skeleton Arm, Made by Penguin Manufacturing http://www.instructables.com/id/Skeleton-Arm-Made-by-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:05:42 PST
How to colour steel with HEAT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-colour-steel-with-HEAT/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:14 PST
How to remove rust from Axe head http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-rust-from-Axe-head/
How to remove rust from Axe head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA7/ROG6/I6HSFLSL/FA7ROG6I6HSFLSL.SMALL.jpg abboud.nac I bought this axe head for 10$ from a vulgar local market that opens every saturday in my location, this market sells all stuff you can imagine, most of it is junk and used stuff. when you buy an axe examine carefully the head, the shape should be pleasant and workable, the most important part is th...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 05:57:19 PST
Survival knife 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-knife-3/
Survival knife 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/9LID/I6HSEQOS/F7W9LIDI6HSEQOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/9LID/I6HSEQOS/F7W9LIDI6HSEQOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/9LID/I6HSEQOS/F7W9LIDI6HSEQOS.SMALL.jpg mandamados Overall Length: 33 cmBlade Thickness: 5 mmBlade Material: Uddeholm sleipner steel Grinding I used Uddeholm Sleipner tool steel, 8mm thick. But the knife should be about 5 mm thick, so it should be ground. Use a dust mask for safety. Profiling the knife shape Profiling the knife shape with an a...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:29:50 PST
Butterfly ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-ring/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:18:29 PST
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Engine-micro-air-powered-engine/
Penny Engine- micro air powered engine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/T3WP/I6H7CXVQ/FFUT3WPI6H7CXVQ.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch So I've been playing with Hot Wheels lately, and this developed as kind of a side project to something else I was working on. I've built a couple of other engines based on other designs I've found here on instructables but this one for me takes the cake! Originally I didn't intend for it to actual...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:15:45 PST
A Ring from Scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Ring-from-Scratch/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:51:21 PST
Casting a Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-a-Ring/
Casting a Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/XPQH/I69DAI82/FOSXPQHI69DAI82.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia If you are like me, and have very large fingers, most rings won’t even come close to fitting you. The only options that you are left with are to either spend lots of money on getting a ring in your size or to make one yourself. While away from my forge for the semester, I had the opportunity to try ...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:25:58 PST
Cast Crystal Coathooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Crystal-Coathooks/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:45:54 PST
How to recicle a computer case and keep key components http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recicle-a-computer-case-and-keep-key-compon/
How to recicle a computer case and keep key components - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RFX6/I6HSCTO2/F7JRFX6I6HSCTO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RFX6/I6HSCTO2/F7JRFX6I6HSCTO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/RFX6/I6HSCTO2/F7JRFX6I6HSCTO2.SMALL.jpg macglobalus This is how I recover parts of a computer case that I can later reuse in my projects and whatever is left I just goes to the recycling barrel You can see in the video that I test the flexibility of one of the parts. If it is to flexible is gone. You wanna keep the parts with the thickest metal other...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:41:06 PST
hybrid stirling engine http://www.instructables.com/id/hybrid-stirling-engine/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:38:31 PST
Stone ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Stone-ring/
Stone ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/YT8X/I6C2MKVH/FBBYT8XI6C2MKVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/YT8X/I6C2MKVH/FBBYT8XI6C2MKVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/YT8X/I6C2MKVH/FBBYT8XI6C2MKVH.SMALL.jpg jlepack Make a simple ring out of a regular rock found around your house.Tools I used to make this ring.Wet tile sawDrill pressDiamond coated core bitFlat lapidary machineYou will also need a rock. Shape your rock Start by cutting 2 flat sides on either side of your rock. They need to be flat for the nex...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:16:21 PST
Basic Outdoor Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Outdoor-Knife/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 06:52:44 PST
Cast a blade! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-forge-a-blade/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 02:13:08 PST
Gaming dice made from folded, waterjet cut steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Gaming-dice-made-from-waterjet-cut-steel-sheet-fol/
Gaming dice made from folded, waterjet cut steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/MXCB/I66D5LDF/FG4MXCBI66D5LDF.SMALL.jpg gfish Over the last few months I've been developing a construction technique for my entry in a design competition. I can't share the actual design itself, sadly, but I can share the process. So I did the whole thing again, this time with a couple polyhedral dice models. First, a tessellated shape is creat...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:31:45 PST
Making a Simple Copper band http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-Coper-band/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:10:58 PST
REBAR “LETTER OPENER” http://www.instructables.com/id/REBAR-LETTER-OPENER/
REBAR “LETTER OPENER” - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/AI7H/I66CXUHD/FVCAI7HI66CXUHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/AI7H/I66CXUHD/FVCAI7HI66CXUHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/AI7H/I66CXUHD/FVCAI7HI66CXUHD.SMALL.jpg Oilly Oowen YOU WILL NEED:4 1/2” Piece of 1/2” Diameter RebarSmall Forge (preferably propane)Bottle of Propane (1)Cross-pein Hammer (24 - 32 oz)Ball-pein Hammer (16 oz)Small Pair of TongsBench ViceCrescent Wrench (with 10” piece of 1/2” bar welded on end)Bench Grinder with Wire WheelSafety GlassesFace ShieldEar...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:50:15 PST
Heart Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Soldering/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:18:21 PST
The Tin Can Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tin-Can-Rose/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:17:00 PST
Spoon Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Spoon-Ring/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:52:12 PST
Valentines Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Picture-Frame/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 19:09:07 PST
The Rope Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/The-rope-dart/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:36:13 PST
Golden Dollar Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Golden-Dollar-Ring/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:28:05 PST
Tempering a knife using my coffee can forge. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tempering-a-knife-using-my-coffee-can-forge/
Tempering a knife using my coffee can forge. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/QI1E/I63F22KN/F64QI1EI63F22KN.SMALL.jpg janetty16 This is an update to my coffee can forge. I have been using it to heat treat knives I have made. I am not an expert at this and do not pretend to be. PSAWhen using heat and metal it is always a good Idea to have a fire extinguisher handy. Use heat resistant gloves and be safe. Tools:Forge (build you...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:23:52 PST
Make A Ring Out Of Reclaimed Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Ring-Out-Of-Your-Newly-Reclaimed-Metal/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:36:02 PST
DIY Backyard Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backyard-Fire-Pit/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:42:54 PST
Making a Sparring Sheld http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Sparing-Sheld/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:38:38 PST
My Blacksmithing set up http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Blacksmithing-set-up/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:58 PST
My Elven Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Elven-Knife/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:57 PST
My hand made kitchen knife http://www.instructables.com/id/My-hand-made-kichen-knife/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 10:57:57 PST
The Inexpensive Pinky Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Inexpensive-Pinky-Ring/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:05:48 PST
On Casting Rings and such http://www.instructables.com/id/On-Casting-Rings-and-such/
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:54:32 PST
Shuriken? Sure Can! Build Ninja Stars! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shuriken-Sure-Can-Build-Ninja-Stars/
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:08:06 PST
RING NUT http://www.instructables.com/id/RING-NUT/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 21:14:38 PST
Custom Made Knobs On Your CNC Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Made-Knobs-On-Your-CNC-Mill/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 17:09:27 PST
Basics - Attaching Stuff to a Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-Attaching-Stuff-to-a-Camera-Tripod/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 15:16:51 PST
aluminium petals ring http://www.instructables.com/id/aluminium-petals-ring/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 04:27:01 PST
aluminium gem ring http://www.instructables.com/id/aluminium-gem-ring/
aluminium gem ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/U3L0/I5THZR41/FRQU3L0I5THZR41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/U3L0/I5THZR41/FRQU3L0I5THZR41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/U3L0/I5THZR41/FRQU3L0I5THZR41.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 this is a great good looking ring made from home used aluminium foil Collecting material take aluminium foila pair of scissorsdouble sided tapeelastic strip Making cut a piece from aluminium foil and crush it fold elastic strip to form ringjoin them with double sided tape Go!! here it is re...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 04:20:18 PST
Things out of an old bike chain http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-out-of-an-old-bike-chain/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 13:59:47 PST
Simple Steel Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Steel-Ring/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 17:24:39 PST
Belt Buckle From Trail Marker http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Buckle-from-Old-Trail-Marker/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 13:58:08 PST
Xiaomi Miband neck holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Xiaomi-Miband-neck-holder/
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 09:47:11 PST
Reclaiming Usable Metals http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaiming-Usable-Metals/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 12:48:31 PST
Mini incinerator from old clothes dryer drum http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-incinerator-from-old-clothes-dryer-drum/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 03:15:46 PST
Coffee Can Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Can-Forge/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 23:33:11 PST
Brake Line Bender tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Brake-Line-Bender-tool/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 09:01:15 PST