Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 15:47:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electrolytic Acid Etching Aluminum Brew Kettle http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrolytic-Acid-Etching-Aluminum-Brew-Kettle/
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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 07:20:57 PDT
Build a mini Atomium http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-mini-Atomium/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 18:18:27 PDT
Homemade Flute Lyre http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Flute-Lyre/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 15:53:54 PDT
How to Build Leg Armor Using recycled cans or sheet metal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-Leg-Armor-Using-recycled-cans-or-shee/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:39:36 PDT
Make a Push Dagger from a Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Push-Dagger-from-a-Pipe/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:22:24 PDT
Blacksmithing a Metal Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Blacksmithing-a-Metal-Rose/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:32:40 PDT
HOW TO USE A JEWELRY SAW http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-jewelry-saw/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:09:39 PDT
Throwing knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Throwing-knife/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:14:14 PDT
Cable holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-holder-1/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:04:22 PDT
Simple metal fuse holder for a 4x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-metal-fuse-holder-for-a-4x4/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:58:36 PDT
Multi Axis Water Jet Cutting http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Axis-Water-Jet-Cutting/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:18:50 PDT
Geometer's Triangle Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometers-Triangle-Pen/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:53:59 PDT
Casting Pewter in Soapstone http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-Pewter-in-Soapstone/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:59:30 PDT
Spun Steel and Water Jet Cut Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Spun-Steel-and-Water-Jet-Cut-Sculpture/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 22:04:46 PDT
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable http://www.instructables.com/id/Cordless-Lost-Foam-Cast-Cutting-Tool-USB-Rechargea/
Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool - USB Rechargeable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/7ZVC/IB4A3BC1/FHG7ZVCIB4A3BC1.SMALL.jpg Solarcycle This Instructable is for how to make a Cordless Lost Foam Cast Cutting Tool.Please click below to visit our Kickstarter project page ro pre-order a production model!http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/249225636/cord...Materials:QTY Description1 2" Long piece of Kanthal 28 ga wire http://www.ebay.c...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:17:30 PDT
Learn How To Weld http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-How-To-Weld/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:17:44 PDT
from blank keys to working keys without dismanteling the lock (using a handfile) http://www.instructables.com/id/from-blank-keys-to-working-keys-without-dismanteli/
from blank keys to working keys without dismanteling the lock (using a handfile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2QY3/IB3HOGG6/F2I2QY3IB3HOGG6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2QY3/IB3HOGG6/F2I2QY3IB3HOGG6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/2QY3/IB3HOGG6/F2I2QY3IB3HOGG6.SMALL.jpg MeisterJos You've probably seen lockpicking explained on several "hacky" websites. You might even have tried it yourself. But what if you need to open a lock a number of times? Wouldn't it be great to have an opening technique that would supply you with a working key in the process? A method to do this has ...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:24:33 PDT
How to make copper rope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-copper-rope/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:50:11 PDT
Fire vortex http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-vortex/
Fire vortex - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGH/SLML/IB21YFEQ/FGHSLMLIB21YFEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGH/SLML/IB21YFEQ/FGHSLMLIB21YFEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FGH/SLML/IB21YFEQ/FGHSLMLIB21YFEQ.SMALL.jpg Maze38 a fire vortex made out of a can Get materials Materials: Steel canrotary tool with cut off diskrulerrubbing alcohollighter Remove label and glue remove label and scrape glue off Markings Use ruler to make line from top ridges to bottom ridgesrepeat three to four times spaced evenly over can...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:54:42 PDT
Beer Keg Metal Melting Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Keg-Metal-Melting-Furnace/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:40:14 PDT
Make A Bowie Knife From Table Saw Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Bowie-Knife-From-Table-Saw-Insert/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 07:39:51 PDT
Building a gauntlet (version 1 revisted) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-gauntlet-version-1-revisted/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 18:49:04 PDT
Casting an Aluminum Anthill http://www.instructables.com/id/Casting-an-Aluminum-Anthill/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 14:08:08 PDT
Work holding: Screw small parts onto a fixture for CNC or manual milling operations http://www.instructables.com/id/Work-holding-Screw-small-parts-onto-a-fixture-for-/
Work holding: Screw small parts onto a fixture for CNC or manual milling operations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/QKWM/IAUWZHU7/F3ZQKWMIAUWZHU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/QKWM/IAUWZHU7/F3ZQKWMIAUWZHU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/QKWM/IAUWZHU7/F3ZQKWMIAUWZHU7.SMALL.jpg RichGibson The dirty little secret of machining is that it is (at least on my bad days :-) 10% operating the tool, and 89% trying to figure out how to hold the work. And 1% of the time trying to find your part after your attempt to hold the work has failed.The easiest way is to use a machinists vice. But what ...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 21:12:43 PDT
best 280 bullet shell whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/best-280-bullet-shell-whistle/
best 280 bullet shell whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N3LE/IAQMHDVW/FFPN3LEIAQMHDVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N3LE/IAQMHDVW/FFPN3LEIAQMHDVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/N3LE/IAQMHDVW/FFPN3LEIAQMHDVW.SMALL.jpg starwarsgeek1 Well I wanted a bullet shell whistle but all I got is 280's. This is a simple tutorial on how you can make a she'll whistle from some simple 280 shells. the shellsssss The she'll needed for this project are a 9mm and a 280 shell. cut em up place your 280 in your drill chuck primer end firs...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 13:45:15 PDT
scuba bell (made at Penguin Manufacturing) http://www.instructables.com/id/scuba-bell-made-at-Penguin-Manufacturing/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:31:41 PDT
Forging a plant basket hanger of 3 railroad spikes http://www.instructables.com/id/Forging-a-plant-hanger-of-3-railroad-spikes/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 14:51:25 PDT
Firefighters Bottle Opener http://www.instructables.com/id/Firefighters-Bottle-Opener/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:00:53 PDT
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table http://www.instructables.com/id/Downdraft-plasma-cutting-and-grinding-table/
Downdraft plasma cutting and grinding table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/6WBZ/IANRZPRG/FAI6WBZIANRZPRG.SMALL.jpg Theopenmind The answer to the abrasive and dangerous metal dust and particles produced from plasma cutting and grinding steel is to suck the air, complete with all particles, smoke, fumes etc. away from your workpiece! Items purchased for this project were the filter at $65, the reverse pulse valve at $100 from...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 22:53:20 PDT
Make A Quarter Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Quarter-Ring/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 15:43:06 PDT
Making metal leaves http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-metal-leaves/
Making metal leaves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/AK5G/IANRVC6J/FU2AK5GIANRVC6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/AK5G/IANRVC6J/FU2AK5GIANRVC6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/AK5G/IANRVC6J/FU2AK5GIANRVC6J.SMALL.jpg Da-Vinch On the 19 of January 2015 I challenged myself to make a metal leaf a day for a year. Currently, I am up to 146 leaves. These are but a few to show the evolution of my leaf project and how the use of "leaf" is my design format. All these leaves are hand made from various metals, such as copper, brass...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 15:25:30 PDT
Make a Mini Metal Melter http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-Metal-Melter/
Make a Mini Metal Melter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/KWH6/IAMCPH2M/FKWKWH6IAMCPH2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/KWH6/IAMCPH2M/FKWKWH6IAMCPH2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/KWH6/IAMCPH2M/FKWKWH6IAMCPH2M.SMALL.jpg GrantR1 Today we will be making a mini metal foundry Grant Thompson made in one of his YouTube video's. I have already made this but will tell you how I did it. Supplies What you need is:A 2.5 quart bucketA 10 quart steel bucketA 5 quart bigmouth bucketPlay SandPlaster if Paris3" hole saw1 3/4" hole sawS...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 13:36:37 PDT
Viking helm http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-helm/
Viking helm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/AV7A/IAMCFKWE/F4EAV7AIAMCFKWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/AV7A/IAMCFKWE/F4EAV7AIAMCFKWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/AV7A/IAMCFKWE/F4EAV7AIAMCFKWE.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Ok so this is one thats been on my wish list for a while..... This ible is the second part of a two ible story, check out my previous ible for the helmet paddingI've made a helm before using armourkris his How to Build a Spangen Helm. ible, but because I didn't have any real experience with metalwor...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 06:43:38 PDT
Horseshoe Boot Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Boot-Rack/
Horseshoe Boot Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/FGRV/IAMC3NWW/F6DFGRVIAMC3NWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/FGRV/IAMC3NWW/F6DFGRVIAMC3NWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/FGRV/IAMC3NWW/F6DFGRVIAMC3NWW.SMALL.jpg dbreaux My rack holds 3 pairs of boots. Building The Sides I welded the sides first using 3 shoes for each side. Adding Sides Together Added rebar so the bottom of the boot could sit on. It also connects the sides together. Welded Top Shoes Together Welded 6 shoes in a row. So the rack can hold 3 ...
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Sun, 7 Jun 2015 14:04:53 PDT
Make a Break Action Shotgun From Scratch! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Break-Action-Shotgun-From-Scratch/
Make a Break Action Shotgun From Scratch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9S20/IAIQB80Y/FNQ9S20IAIQB80Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9S20/IAIQB80Y/FNQ9S20IAIQB80Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/9S20/IAIQB80Y/FNQ9S20IAIQB80Y.SMALL.jpg Jaycub This video Instructable will show you in detail how to build a single barrel break action shotgun from scratch. If you choose to attempt a project like this, please be careful and respect your area's laws. The first video will show how to make the steel mechanical parts. The second video will sho...
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 02:47:09 PDT
How to make and use a Pot Chuck for your Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-and-use-a-Pot-Chuck-for-your-Lathe/
How to make and use a Pot Chuck for your Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/H9QW/IAG0QQUL/F95H9QWIAG0QQUL.SMALL.jpg RichGibson Here is my finished pot chuck.A Pot Chuck is used to hold work which does not match up with the jaws on your Lathe Chuck. Here is the finished pot chuck with a piece of 0.5" stock. Pick a piece of round stock a bit larger than your work piece In this case I want a pot chuck for 0.5" square s...
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 17:17:27 PDT
Skateboard Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Rack/
Skateboard Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/TFWB/IAEK5OFM/FLPTFWBIAEK5OFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/TFWB/IAEK5OFM/FLPTFWBIAEK5OFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/TFWB/IAEK5OFM/FLPTFWBIAEK5OFM.SMALL.jpg Tustin High T-Tech The purpose of this skateboard rack was to solve our ongoing problem of too many students carrying their skateboards around campus. This skateboard rack can be used to store your skateboards in a wall mounted fashion. It is modular in the sense that you can expand it to hold as many skateboards as y...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 10:39:24 PDT
Steel rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Steel-rose/
Steel rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/1HXV/IADRRFOK/FDP1HXVIADRRFOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/1HXV/IADRRFOK/FDP1HXVIADRRFOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDP/1HXV/IADRRFOK/FDP1HXVIADRRFOK.SMALL.jpg valentin91 Scrap art Stainless steel pipe Cutting the pieces Now bend... ...and weld Admire your work ;) Cut some more This thing Sit back and enjoy
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 14:23:00 PDT
Electromechanical Steam Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromechanical-Steam-Engine/
Electromechanical Steam Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/79KF/IACE527W/FGT79KFIACE527W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/79KF/IACE527W/FGT79KFIACE527W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/79KF/IACE527W/FGT79KFIACE527W.SMALL.jpg TomGoff The Concept - To InspireI strongly believe the future of transport will closely resemble the late Victorian era with multiple different types of power plants being used to propel various different types of transport. These prime movers could be electric motors, air engines, modern steam engines, gas...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 14:24:15 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 6 -- Additional Details http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Truck-Part-6-Additional-Detail/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 6 -- Additional Details - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/7XZP/IANRFCUX/FYM7XZPIANRFCUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/7XZP/IANRFCUX/FYM7XZPIANRFCUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/7XZP/IANRFCUX/FYM7XZPIANRFCUX.SMALL.jpg Phil B The first Instructable in this series can be found here. This is the sixth in the series and deals with miscellaneous additional details that enhance the realism of the truck replica. The introductory photo (opening screen) shows my grandson playing with the finished truck.The photo shows what is a ...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 19:22:23 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 5 -- Dump Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Truck-Part-5-Dump-Box/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 5 -- Dump Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/G1N2/IAAGAKNF/F8RG1N2IAAGAKNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/G1N2/IAAGAKNF/F8RG1N2IAAGAKNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/G1N2/IAAGAKNF/F8RG1N2IAAGAKNF.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is the fifth in a series of Instructables on the toy truck I made for my grandson (age 3). The first in the series can be found here. This Instructable will deal with making and mounting the dump box. The dump box has a working end gate and a box lift, both manipulated by hand.Materials Sheet...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 19:18:17 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 4 -- Engine Hood and Cab http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Truck-Part-4-Engine-Hood-and-C/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck -- Part 4 -- Engine Hood and Cab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/N2WJ/IAAGAEDF/F32N2WJIAAGAEDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/N2WJ/IAAGAEDF/F32N2WJIAAGAEDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/N2WJ/IAAGAEDF/F32N2WJIAAGAEDF.SMALL.jpg Phil B This is the fourth in a series on how I built a toy replica dump truck of a circa 1920 Mack AC Bulldog for my grandson. It will deal with shaping the body sheet metal for the front portion of the truck. To go to the first Instructable in this series, click here.Materials 20 gauge steel sheet metal ...
By: Phil B

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Sat, 30 May 2015 19:14:16 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck - Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Truck-Part-3/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck - Part 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/LUS3/IAAGA7VR/FY8LUS3IAAGA7VR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/LUS3/IAAGA7VR/FY8LUS3IAAGA7VR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/LUS3/IAAGA7VR/FY8LUS3IAAGA7VR.SMALL.jpg Phil B This Instructable will discuss some fine touches to the Mack AC Bulldog toy truck, like a crank, faux chain drive, and steering wheel. The first in this series can be found here.Early trucks used a chain drive. The differential was mounted high in the truck frame, not between the rear wheels. I deci...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 19:07:53 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck - Part 2 - Frame and Steering Linkage http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Truck-Part-2-Frame-and-Steerin/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog Truck - Part 2 - Frame and Steering Linkage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/BZ2P/IAAGA1SB/F7EBZ2PIAAGA1SB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/BZ2P/IAAGA1SB/F7EBZ2PIAAGA1SB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/BZ2P/IAAGA1SB/F7EBZ2PIAAGA1SB.SMALL.jpg Phil B Part 1 dealt with making steel wheels with five spokes and a sturdy hub. This part will deal with the frame and steering linkage for a working steering system. Click here to go to the first in this series. Tools Angle head grinder with grinding and cutting discs Bench grinder Wire feed welder Vi...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 19:02:03 PDT
Toy Mack AC Bulldog - Part I - Wheels http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Mack-AC-Bulldog-Part-I-Wheels/
Toy Mack AC Bulldog - Part I - Wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NB1K/IAAG9VU2/FPMNB1KIAAG9VU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NB1K/IAAG9VU2/FPMNB1KIAAG9VU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/NB1K/IAAG9VU2/FPMNB1KIAAG9VU2.SMALL.jpg Phil B The photo shows a toy truck I made for my grandson. It is a facsimile of a 1920s Mack AC Bulldog dump truck.* It is not an exact replica to scale. It is made from steel scraps I have collected, including the outer skin from an old washing machine. The toy truck is about 14 inches in length.This proj...
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Sat, 30 May 2015 18:59:24 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Instrumento-metalofone/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 13:33:52 PDT
Railway Iron Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Railway-Iron-Anvil/
Railway Iron Anvil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IZGQ/IA2C5Z3G/FD1IZGQIA2C5Z3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IZGQ/IA2C5Z3G/FD1IZGQIA2C5Z3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/IZGQ/IA2C5Z3G/FD1IZGQIA2C5Z3G.SMALL.jpg DJC2 Inspired by a few designs on here and elsewhere I decided to try and make an anvil using a bit of scrap iron I found on the farm. Even if it's practical application is limited it was still fun to make, and at worst I can dismantle it and I will have a couple of attractive doorstops!!What you needMat...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 00:22:07 PDT
Turning 3D Models into Aluminium Objects with Old Soda Cans http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-3D-Models-into-Aluminium-Objects/
Turning 3D Models into Aluminium Objects with Old Soda Cans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQD0/IA2C1GD6/FBNRQD0IA2C1GD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQD0/IA2C1GD6/FBNRQD0IA2C1GD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/RQD0/IA2C1GD6/FBNRQD0IA2C1GD6.SMALL.jpg DesktopWorkshop In this Instructable, we'll be looking at how to turn a 3D model into a physical object, using metal recycled from aluminium drink cans. While not hugely accurate, theses models provide a good size estimate and look pretty cool when assembled. You can use many types of can to make your design, Coke,...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 13:32:30 PDT
Electromagnetic Accelerator Experiment + Aluminum Foundry http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Accelerator-Experiment-Aluminum-Fo/
Electromagnetic Accelerator Experiment + Aluminum Foundry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/SKWK/I9WM54UZ/FY4SKWKI9WM54UZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/SKWK/I9WM54UZ/FY4SKWKI9WM54UZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/SKWK/I9WM54UZ/FY4SKWKI9WM54UZ.SMALL.jpg NileR Rail GunMy group has been working on developing a small scale electromagnetic-accelerator, or mass driver. We have built several different setups for our mass driver, in attempt to shoot a piece of metal out of our rig. Capacitors: Early on in the class we didn't have any knowledge about mass driver...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:53:52 PDT
Polish a Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Polish-a-Knife/
Polish a Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F72U/I9UDD6EJ/FCYF72UI9UDD6EJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F72U/I9UDD6EJ/FCYF72UI9UDD6EJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCY/F72U/I9UDD6EJ/FCYF72UI9UDD6EJ.SMALL.jpg Kilroy95 I recently bought a knife and I did not like the satin finish on it. I wanted to polish it and make it shiny. Step one For this knife I wanted to make the whole thing shiny. So the first step is to take the knife apart. Pretty simple. Needed Supplies. Start with a lower grit sand paper but no...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 14:03:26 PDT