Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:58:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dirt Cheap Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Forge/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:51 PDT
mini jet engine http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-jet-engine/
mini jet engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/0GUC/I7MX446L/F7B0GUCI7MX446L.SMALL.jpg gkumar22 hi..I m Gourav ....I have been searching a lot for plans to make a mini jet.....but not much help..so here I m ....finding my own way....I made a jet engine out of some scrap....it uses liquid petrol as fuel.....and it worked in the first try.....I'll try to explain every step with pics....so letz b...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 20:03:49 PDT
Brick Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Forge/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:01:22 PDT
make delicate lily teaspoons using crude implements http://www.instructables.com/id/make-delicate-lily-teaspoons-using-crude-implement/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:39:03 PDT
Bracelet with copper plate in wood or in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/Cuff-bracelet-with-copper-plate-in-wood-or-in-leat/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:05:35 PDT
What to do with a dead microwave! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-to-do-with-a-dead-microwave/
What to do with a dead microwave! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/KYOV/I7L6TOOB/F3OKYOVI7L6TOOB.SMALL.jpg jscanlan "There's ceramic magnets in them there hills!!!"It has a some electronics that are worth salvaging, but the real treasure is the 2 fairly powerful ring magnets in the magnetron. It takes a bit of work to get them but they are worth the trouble. NOTES: 1 The magnets are fairly brittle do not try to ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 20:53:45 PDT
homemade lawn roller http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-lawn-roller/
homemade lawn roller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/JQYJ/I7LQL1G4/FSHJQYJI7LQL1G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/JQYJ/I7LQL1G4/FSHJQYJI7LQL1G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/JQYJ/I7LQL1G4/FSHJQYJI7LQL1G4.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68 I made this lawn roller from a old air compressor i have had for many years. The 60 gallon tank is the perfect size for the project. Disassembling the compressor Step (1) the air compressorstep (2) unscrew the bolts holding the motor to the top bracket.Step (3) unscrew the pressure switch from...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:44:44 PDT
3D Printed Monumental Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Monumental-Necklace/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:49:09 PDT
The X-Jig http://www.instructables.com/id/The-X-Jig/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 PDT
Small welding surface http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-welding-surface/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:06:25 PDT
Steampunk themed propeller ceiling fan. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-propeller-ceiling-fan/
Steampunk themed propeller ceiling fan. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/7012/I7LQIAO9/FDP7012I7LQIAO9.SMALL.jpg SolarB My children gave me a 6’ replica Sopwith propeller for Fathersday and by a happy coincidence we needed a ceiling fan for the conservatory. A wood burner heats the conservatory in the winter but the air could really do with circulating.Never having designed anything like this before it took me a whil...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:14:30 PDT
Iron Man Arc Reactor Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Pendant/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:43:42 PDT
silver heart naclace http://www.instructables.com/id/silver-heart-naclace/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:32:26 PDT
Roof tiles from aluminium cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Roof-tiles-from-aluminium-cans/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 12:23:25 PDT
Dirt Cheap Charcoal http://www.instructables.com/id/Dirt-Cheap-Charcoal/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 22:50:25 PDT
Make Hinges Inexpensively http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Hinges-Inexpensively/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:27:27 PDT
Make clear Ammonia from Cloudy Ammonia http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-clear-Ammonia-from-Cloudy-Ammonia/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:43:12 PDT
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Torch-Braze-a-Simple-Wire-Wheel/
How to Make (Torch Braze) a Simple Wire Wheel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/W3S4/I7ELDDWP/FBKW3S4I7ELDDWP.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to create a simple wire wheel for your toy or robot project using inexpensive RG45 Gas Welding Rod and other resources. Gather Materials Main Item: WireSpecifically, 3/32" RG45 Gas Welding Wire for the Cart wheels and 1/16" RG45 for the Cart wheel spokes.For be...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 05:48:28 PDT
Restoring a Steel Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-Steel-Sculpture/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:27:04 PDT
Car part chess set http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-part-chess-set/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:14:07 PDT
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Helping-Hands-Tool-For-Torch-BrazingSolde/
Magnetic Helping Hands Tool For Torch Brazing/Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/V4FR/I7CVPLUU/FQEV4FRI7CVPLUU.SMALL.jpg mjunger2005 This Instructable will show you how to adapt an all-metal, non-magnetic, Helping Hands tool base to a magnetic base, so it will cling to a metal welding table, sheet metal, cookie sheet, etc. Why?Well, usually after lighting my Little Smith torch, I find that I need to adjust the non-magnetic Helpin...
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:41:07 PDT
Fixed Blade Razor/Hobby Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixed-Blade-RazorHobby-Knife/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:21:17 PDT
How To Buy An Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Buy-An-Anvil/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:10:46 PDT
DIY Small Metal Camera Tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Small-Metal-Camera-Tripod/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:05:07 PDT
How to make a Batarang like "The Dark Knight" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Batarang-like-The-Dark-Knight/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:05:35 PDT
How to make a stainless ring http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stainless-ring/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 21:23:21 PDT
Make Custom "S" Hooks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Custom-S-Hooks/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 20:56:13 PDT
$5 Homemade Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Homemade-Knife/
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 13:34:11 PDT
Hobo Nickel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hobo-Nickel/
Hobo Nickel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2ZYO/I7AB0KVY/FGB2ZYOI7AB0KVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2ZYO/I7AB0KVY/FGB2ZYOI7AB0KVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/2ZYO/I7AB0KVY/FGB2ZYOI7AB0KVY.SMALL.jpg jeanluc83 Introduction:Have you ever wanted to make your own coin or thought that there's just not enough funny hats and beards on coins. If you have you came to the right place. In this instructable I will show how to make a traditional hobo nickel.Background: I came across hobo nickels about a year ago and ...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:11:53 PDT
How To Make A Hexagonal Hole In Metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hexagonal-Hole-In-Metal/
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:18:22 PDT
New Antique Brass Box http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Antique-Brass-Box/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:05:23 PDT
Setting Solid Round Rivets http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Solid-Round-Rivets/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:08:07 PDT
In Memory of Mr. Spock - Vulcan Practising Bands http://www.instructables.com/id/In-Memory-of-Mr-Spock-Vulcan-Practising-Bands/
In Memory of Mr. Spock - Vulcan Practising Bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/6JRB/I735W0O2/FZ96JRBI735W0O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/6JRB/I735W0O2/FZ96JRBI735W0O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/6JRB/I735W0O2/FZ96JRBI735W0O2.SMALL.jpg elliot5445 We have lost a great friend and mentor - Mr. Spock. He shall be remembered in galaxies far far away, as well as on Earth. But what about the people who are unable to do the Vulcan Sign? How will they survive? This is for those people who just can't separate their fingers in the right order, and ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:33:35 PDT
Scalemail 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Scalemail-101/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 19:35:29 PDT
The Utlimate Mini Mobile Metalshop http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Utlimate-Mini-Mobile-Metalshop/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 02:02:31 PDT
Electric Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Furnace/
Electric Furnace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/URN6/I6YXZFLB/FULURN6I6YXZFLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/URN6/I6YXZFLB/FULURN6I6YXZFLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/URN6/I6YXZFLB/FULURN6I6YXZFLB.SMALL.jpg TunerFreak About a year ago I started playing with small furnaces to melt down aluminum, and like most people I went with a charcoal/wood burning furnace. However, after a while I decided there must be a better alternative to charcoal burning furnaces. In this instructable I will show you how to build a very s...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 18:38:35 PDT
How to Miter (Cope) a Round Tube by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Miter-Cope-a-Round-Tube-by-Hand/
How to Miter (Cope) a Round Tube by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/M8ZD/I6YXTXAA/F78M8ZDI6YXTXAA.SMALL.jpg mjenk20236 There are many times when we need to miter tubes in order to fabricate various things. Motorcycle chassis, bicycle frames, rag and tube aircraft are things that immediately come to mind. My own experience is with bicycles, so the examples will come from that. Hand mitering small (Things you will ne...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:28:58 PDT
Get Gold from Steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Gold-from-Steel/
Get Gold from Steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/DSVX/I6YXS6IT/F86DSVXI6YXS6IT.SMALL.jpg ElmarsM I'll start withs saying that for now, there are no possible ways to get gold from steel, however there are many ways to get the effect of golden texture, and I'll show you how I did it!This is an easy project, for everyone, who has a blowtorch or a gas stove. This small project is good both for appe...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:06:19 PDT
Tap & Die tool storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-Die-tool-storage/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 16:41:23 PST
Dab Tool Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Dab-Tool-Keychain/
Dab Tool Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/K4HB/I6YXX255/F6XK4HBI6YXX255.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/K4HB/I6YXX255/F6XK4HBI6YXX255.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/K4HB/I6YXX255/F6XK4HBI6YXX255.SMALL.jpg kdeeny In this instructable i am going to provide you puffers out there with a quick tutorial on how to whip together a badass dab tool/keychain to take with you everywhere you go. because lets face it, if your Loyal to the Oil as i myself am, everyones had that one time they didnt have a tool with them an...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 07:53:56 PST
steampunk starwars atat http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-starwars-atat/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 06:57:44 PST
Bullet Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Necklace-2/
Bullet Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/6JX3/I6WORU96/FDJ6JX3I6WORU96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/6JX3/I6WORU96/FDJ6JX3I6WORU96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/6JX3/I6WORU96/FDJ6JX3I6WORU96.SMALL.jpg Kill5treak So this is my first Instructable and I wanted to do something super cool and awesome that would appeal to most people and that is, a bullet necklace. It is also an open 'ible so please give feedback. I just created it not more than ten minutes ago and it only took approximately 15 minutes to make th...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:02:47 PST
Easy crucible http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crucible/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 21:37:31 PST
DIY Sand Casting Keychain Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sand-Casting-Keychain-Catapult/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:23:20 PST
Batman: steel knight upper armour custom http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-steel-knight-upper-armour-custom/
Batman: steel knight upper armour custom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/043M/I6RT06V5/FWU043MI6RT06V5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/043M/I6RT06V5/FWU043MI6RT06V5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/043M/I6RT06V5/FWU043MI6RT06V5.SMALL.jpg Caramelcrafts Being a huge fan of the dark knight movies and superhero himself, i decided to make some upper body armour with some of the scrap metal i had laying around at my work. during my lunch hours i used varied equipment and machines such as guillotines, metal rollers, spot welders, and many drills.I didnt...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:50:44 PST
How To Stick Weld! Basic Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Stick-Weld-Basic-Guide/
How To Stick Weld! Basic Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVB/3YIZ/I6RSS5S8/FVB3YIZI6RSS5S8.SMALL.jpg SubDude350 Hello everyone, SubDude350 here, and today I'm gonna talk to you about Stick Welding. Specifically, how to Stick Weld. Now this is by no means a definitive guide, as I don't cover a lot. This is meant to get you a basis on how to start and on how to get you going. Now I'm not the best welder, but my...
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:20:29 PST
Scrap Metal Coal Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Metal-Coal-Forge/
Scrap Metal Coal Forge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/MPNE/I6SNV9VI/F3WMPNEI6SNV9VI.SMALL.jpg TheSkreepyTinker Thanks for checking out my first Instructable!I had made a forge/smelter recently, but it wasn't terribly easy to only heat up a specific part of the piece I was working on due to it being really tall. Look for that Instructable soon.I had tried using a metal fire pit as my forge, but didn't want t...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:37:39 PST
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