Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:09:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Robotic hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-hand/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:12:59 PDT
Steel Belt Clip for An Otterbox Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Belt-Clip-for-An-Otterbox-Case/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20:51:08 PDT
How to Build A Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Go-Kart-1/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:19:07 PDT
How to flush set stones http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-flush-set-stones/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:31:27 PDT
Interstellar Construction #5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Interstellar-Construction-5/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:10:34 PDT
Linear Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Linear-Form/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 02:28:55 PDT
how to make a THROWING KNIFE http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-THROWING-KNIFE-1/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 12:16:33 PDT
Bead Setting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bead-Setting/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 18:37:01 PDT
Business Card Folding Sheet Metal Wrench http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-Folding-Sheet-Metal-Wrench/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 12:44:31 PDT
Tanto Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Tanto-Knife/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 06:32:00 PDT
Choosing A Bench Vise http://www.instructables.com/id/Choosing-A-Bench-Vise/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 12:05:12 PDT
How did my own ax throwing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-did-my-own-ax-throwing-1/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:47:58 PDT
Making a Cutout Coin Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Cutout-Coin-Necklace/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:33:27 PDT
Metal punch prints http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-punch-prints/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 18:41:08 PDT
Fire Extinguisher Air Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Extinguisher-Air-Gun/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:12:50 PDT
DIY Leather Border Stamp Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Leather-Border-Stamp-Kit/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:59:10 PDT
How to make an inlaid wood ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-inlaid-wood-ring/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:33:41 PDT
Survival knife 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-knife-2/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:11:48 PDT
How to roll fenders http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-roll-fenders/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 02:26:12 PDT
R2D2 charcoal grill ( ChaR2D2) http://www.instructables.com/id/R2D2-charcoal-grill/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:36:55 PDT
Knife Tips? http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Tips/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:30:30 PDT
Necklace BecAl http://www.instructables.com/id/Necklace-BecAl/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 01:18:48 PDT
Steel Gauntlets (very simple) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-Gauntlets-very-simple/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:52:39 PDT
Safely Cut Open a Soft-drink Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Safely-Cut-Open-a-Soft-drink-Can/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:07:53 PDT
How to engrave metal using a Dremel tool http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-engrave-metal-using-a-Dremel-tool/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:49:01 PDT
Soldering Tips http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-Tips-1/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:45:32 PDT
Alfa Romeo Mailbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Alfa-Romeo-Mailbox/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:29:16 PDT
Refinishing a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Refinishing-a-Knife/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:54:57 PDT
TIG welded acoustical / exponential horns http://www.instructables.com/id/TIG-welded-Exponential-Horns-and-Vortex-Cannon/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:24:02 PDT
Trojan Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Trojan-Helmit/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:48:49 PDT
Bicycle/Chainsaw Chain Damascus Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/BicycleChainsaw-Chain-Damascus-Steel/
Bicycle/Chainsaw Chain Damascus Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/PVMN/I00TL4B2/F8CPVMNI00TL4B2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/PVMN/I00TL4B2/F8CPVMNI00TL4B2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/PVMN/I00TL4B2/F8CPVMNI00TL4B2.SMALL.jpg Armeria Garcia Here is how you can make a different kind of Damascus steel that has a very distinctive look. The main component in this kind of Damascus is either bike or chainsaw chain. For a brief history of Damascus steel please check out my cable Damascus instructable. Materials For this instructable, I pur...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:05:18 PDT
Making a Miniature Tripod Tilt Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Miniature-Tripod-Tilt-Head/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:25:08 PDT
How to solder aluminum. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-weld-aluminum/
How to solder aluminum. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/VXBC/HZYPCJBO/FADVXBCHZYPCJBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/VXBC/HZYPCJBO/FADVXBCHZYPCJBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/VXBC/HZYPCJBO/FADVXBCHZYPCJBO.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng Up until recently I didn't know how easy it is to solder aluminum with a propane torch. The torch I'm using has a broad flame so it's probably not as efficient in heating the specific area for welding. A torch with more of a pin point would do better. In either case if you have a propane torch and b...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:04:25 PDT
acid etch http://www.instructables.com/id/acid-etch/
acid etch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9F20/HZXYNTY6/FW19F20HZXYNTY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9F20/HZXYNTY6/FW19F20HZXYNTY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/9F20/HZXYNTY6/FW19F20HZXYNTY6.SMALL.jpg jandersen4 Hello there, this is my first post so I hope that some one can learn something from what I am about to share. DISCLAIMER / WARNING : I'll start with this right off because I don't want anyone to get hurt. Strong acids and electricity are dangerous. So be very careful and use proper safety measure...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:28:35 PDT
Telescoping Tube Clamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescoping-Tube-Clamps/
Telescoping Tube Clamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2DK9/I0UTQ442/FL42DK9I0UTQ442.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2DK9/I0UTQ442/FL42DK9I0UTQ442.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/2DK9/I0UTQ442/FL42DK9I0UTQ442.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood Here I show how to make telescoping tube clamp joints which allow extremely strong, light, and adjustable length and rotation connection between two tubes. Tubes can be made telescoping when one fits over the other with only small clearance. if you can squeeze the larger tube, you can make a very,...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 21:51:08 PDT
Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-3/
Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/88Y8/HZWJ85HW/F0988Y8HZWJ85HW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/88Y8/HZWJ85HW/F0988Y8HZWJ85HW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/88Y8/HZWJ85HW/F0988Y8HZWJ85HW.SMALL.jpg jbird15 Setting Up The Soldering Station When setting up a soldering station, you must first make sure you have all the necessary materials BEFORE plugging anything in. After that you must read the instructions on your task for the day. Once all materials are gathered and you have read the instructions,...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 07:20:09 PDT
30 seconds Brushed Aluminium Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/30-seconds-Brushed-Aluminium-Finish/
30 seconds Brushed Aluminium Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/YPYJ/HZS8Y0G4/F2UYPYJHZS8Y0G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/YPYJ/HZS8Y0G4/F2UYPYJHZS8Y0G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2U/YPYJ/HZS8Y0G4/F2UYPYJHZS8Y0G4.SMALL.jpg Captain Vyom This method of creating brushed aluminium finish is focused on ease and simplicity. This method is authentic by-definition method of providing brushed aluminium finish as the method actually uses a brush. This method is functional and of acceptable quality. You can give this finish to all aluminium ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 02:39:19 PDT
how to make a fixed blade knife with minimal tools http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fixed-blade-knife-with-minimal-tools/
how to make a fixed blade knife with minimal tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/3J2V/HZPDYVY6/FCV3J2VHZPDYVY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/3J2V/HZPDYVY6/FCV3J2VHZPDYVY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/3J2V/HZPDYVY6/FCV3J2VHZPDYVY6.SMALL.jpg Trumanb in this instructable, I'll teach you how to make a fixed blade knife with only two power tools: angle grinder, and drill tools 1: drill2: angle grinder (with cutting and sanding disc)3: hammer4: safety glasses5: sharpie6: gorilla glue materials 1: wood (or any other kind of handle material)2: ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:38:10 PDT
Make Professional Quality Knives at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Professional-Quality-Knives-at-Home/
Make Professional Quality Knives at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/VLXZ/HZOM52XJ/FKHVLXZHZOM52XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/VLXZ/HZOM52XJ/FKHVLXZHZOM52XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/VLXZ/HZOM52XJ/FKHVLXZHZOM52XJ.SMALL.jpg Zaphod Beetlebrox Custom knifes are a staple of most professional cooks and chefs and can range in price from $200-$3000; however, you should be able to complete one knife for about $10 worth of steel and without power tools! I wouldn't say that this is a very difficult project more that it requires a lot of patience...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:05:33 PDT
Boba Fett Wood Burning Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Boba-Fett-Wood-Burning-Stove/
Boba Fett Wood Burning Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/7GXE/HZNYIKFS/FJH7GXEHZNYIKFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/7GXE/HZNYIKFS/FJH7GXEHZNYIKFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/7GXE/HZNYIKFS/FJH7GXEHZNYIKFS.SMALL.jpg RushNafikov Greetings!My sons and I were inspired by a woodburning stove by doddieszoomer http://www.instructables.com/id/Vader-Gas-Bottle-Log-Burner/ in a shape of Darth Vader.We built one similar to it. But we also to decided to build a Boba Fett stove.Material:The major component for the helmet was an old ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:33:36 PDT
Custom Swap Meet Radio Flyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Swap-Meet-Radio-Flyer/
Custom Swap Meet Radio Flyer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/FHOI/HZMJ3SWO/FQPFHOIHZMJ3SWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/FHOI/HZMJ3SWO/FQPFHOIHZMJ3SWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/FHOI/HZMJ3SWO/FQPFHOIHZMJ3SWO.SMALL.jpg gerrits13 Just an update on my custom radio flyer.I mounted the shell in a different spot then I was planning, but I like it better this way. I also mounted a custom Mr. Horsepower logo on the back (which still needs to be painted. The frame has been powder coated, now I need to find something to fill in up f...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 08:25:14 PDT
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-/
How to Restore Rusty Metal Parts with the Help of a Dremel Rotary Tool and Wire Brushes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/M2MK/HZI9B1OP/FMJM2MKHZI9B1OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/M2MK/HZI9B1OP/FMJM2MKHZI9B1OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/M2MK/HZI9B1OP/FMJM2MKHZI9B1OP.SMALL.jpg sharktAngent Hey DIYers,For this Instructable, I have enlisted the help of my recycled sculpture friend, Emma. Emma was initially created during the late fall of 2010. She was part of my first (and only, so far) solo art exhibition, where she watched over the 4th and Jackson garden in Hoboken, NJ all winter. As ...
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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/
Copper Penny Serving Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/2KJH/HZI8QXRD/FJD2KJHHZI8QXRD.SMALL.jpg kludge77 Restoration projects can be very fun. Taking something with little value and modifying it. I take a garage sale TV tray and add 391 pennies, epoxy and a 12" length of copper pipe. No table saw, no band saw and no lathe. This is a basic build project! Watch for googly eyes...Super Glaze Epoxy : http...
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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/
Machined Stainless Steel Bottle Opener - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/IJBV/HZI8PQ9N/FMZIJBVHZI8PQ9N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/IJBV/HZI8PQ9N/FMZIJBVHZI8PQ9N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/IJBV/HZI8PQ9N/FMZIJBVHZI8PQ9N.SMALL.jpg skidrum This instructable details how to machine a bottle opener out of stainless steel with a decorative brass insert. It makes a great gift or everyday tool. Some notes first:- The design is based off "The Hidebound" by Machine Era Co., available here.- Stainless steel is difficult to machine. If you are ...
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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/
ford ranger regular cab gun rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KWJK/HZB3T5YY/FJAKWJKHZB3T5YY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KWJK/HZB3T5YY/FJAKWJKHZB3T5YY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/KWJK/HZB3T5YY/FJAKWJKHZB3T5YY.SMALL.jpg plaughlin1 couldnt find a rack that i could afford and would fit in my truck. so i made one. here is how i did it. Get the stuff. aluminum flat stock. (i used 3/4" wide, 1/8" thick) you will need about 3'. i bought 8' for $10.Tape measure,MarkerPliersHacksawFile Cut the stock all you need is a 14" peice ...
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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/
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/O72X/HZ9O6DWY/FH2O72XHZ9O6DWY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/O72X/HZ9O6DWY/FH2O72XHZ9O6DWY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/O72X/HZ9O6DWY/FH2O72XHZ9O6DWY.SMALL.jpg albertdicruttalo Part deux. Tack Welded Sculpture The sculpture has been tacked together and now needs to be completely welded, finished and mounted. Here's how we got this far: Cutting I was considering making cardboard patterns and cutting all the shapes with a hand held plasma cutter but decided that would ...
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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/
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture: Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/OBDT/HZ9O6DI4/FV5OBDTHZ9O6DI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/OBDT/HZ9O6DI4/FV5OBDTHZ9O6DI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/OBDT/HZ9O6DI4/FV5OBDTHZ9O6DI4.SMALL.jpg albertdicruttalo I'm building a sculpture for new building in San Mateo, CA. When completed, the piece will stand at 17 feet and weigh about 2,000 pounds. The sculpture isn't complete yet, but this is what I've done so far. Design The commission called for a vertically oriented sculpture with a relatively smal...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:42:13 PDT
Battle Axe http://www.instructables.com/id/Battle-Axe/
Battle Axe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/V99E/HZ9O36A0/FSNV99EHZ9O36A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/V99E/HZ9O36A0/FSNV99EHZ9O36A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/V99E/HZ9O36A0/FSNV99EHZ9O36A0.SMALL.jpg RushNafikov Greetings !My son and I decided to convert some metal junk into something more useful like a battle axe - in case of zombies and such. Enjoy and be safe.Materials:- the blade is made of an old sprocket from a dirt bike- the shaft is composed on the two rail road spikes- the handle is a chain- the gr...
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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/
Retractable Defense Baton - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/NX64/HZ88NY3F/FNFNX64HZ88NY3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/NX64/HZ88NY3F/FNFNX64HZ88NY3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/NX64/HZ88NY3F/FNFNX64HZ88NY3F.SMALL.jpg noober62 One Sunday afternoon, I was playing watch_dogs and i was just wondering if it was possible to make my own version of Aiden's Defense baton. And It was, it only took me 1 hour to build this. So lets get building.My Baton was 6.5 Inches when collapsed and 13 inches when fully extended. I wouldn't reco...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:39:19 PDT