Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:39:38 PST BLOX v1.01 Update To My First Post http://www.instructables.com/id/Update-To-My-First-Post/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:34:35 PST
How To Make A Metal Snowflake http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Metal-Snowflake/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:51:48 PST
Over Engineered Nutcracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-Engineered-Nutcracker/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:22:53 PST
Horseshoe Dutchoven Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Dutchoven-Holder/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:28:48 PST
Basic Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Knife/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:11:06 PST
Horseshoe Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Horseshoe-Christmas-Tree/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:26:56 PST
Personalized Altoids Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Altoids-Can/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:37:04 PST
Cast an Aluminum Slingshot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Slingshot/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:09:24 PST
Double-wide Altoids Project Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-wide-Altoids-Project-Tin/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:56:59 PST
How To Make Napkin Rings From Silverware (Square or Round) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Napkin-Rings-From-Silverware-Square-or/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:24:37 PST
Wanna build a Metal Snowman? http://www.instructables.com/id/Wanna-build-a-Metal-Snowman/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:27:51 PST
metal candy cane http://www.instructables.com/id/metal-candy-cane/
metal candy cane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HFYI/I3H520MU/F9KHFYII3H520MU.SMALL.jpg good ole boy Today I will show you how to make a candy cane out of metal with an anvil, a forge, a clamp, and tongs. Heat and twist First he heat up the metal till it is hot orange color. Then place on end of the metal rod in the clamp. Then twist the metal with the tongs, awasy keep the tongs level to not be...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:10:47 PST
How To Make Copper Wire Inlay Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Copper-Wire-Inlay-Decorations/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:52:22 PST
Reviving an AutoDarkening Welding Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-an-AutoDarkening-Welding-Helmet/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 08:56:43 PST
Star Trek Pin! from a Nickel and a Copper Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Trek-Pin-from-a-Nickel-and-a-Copper-Pipe/
Star Trek Pin! from a Nickel and a Copper Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Q3GA/I3H78P8G/FCXQ3GAI3H78P8G.SMALL.jpg BiscuitMaker Recently I've been learning lots of skills from all other authors here. Special thanks to one of my favorites, Mrballeng, who deserves much of the credit for the methods I've used. This instructable is kind of a mashup of his teardrop pendant and copper rocket locket. I've been pleased with the resu...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:17:35 PST
Aluminum star casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-star-casting/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:40:35 PST
Long Parts on a Short Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Long-Parts-on-a-Short-Lathe/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:47:34 PST
forged knife from a railroad spike http://www.instructables.com/id/forged-knife-from-a-railroad-spike/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 20:28:25 PST
Bicycle Wire Frame Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Wire-Frame-Model/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:03:21 PST
Adapting a different size linear actuator http://www.instructables.com/id/Adapting-a-different-size-linear-actuator/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:42:20 PST
1984 Toyota Pickup Bumper http://www.instructables.com/id/1984-Toyota-Pickup-Bumper/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 12:12:50 PST
Homemade Dirt Bike Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dirt-Bike-Stand/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 08:25:41 PST
Copy a Key by Casting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Copy-a-Key-by-Casting/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 18:08:51 PST
Cartridges for Miniature Guns http://www.instructables.com/id/Cartridges-for-Miniature-Guns/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:40:40 PST
Coat rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-rack-1/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:16:14 PST
Home-made Dagger http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Dagger/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:19:25 PST
survival kit http://www.instructables.com/id/survival-kit-16/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:57:59 PST
The Electric Motor, DC motor theory project. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Motor-DC-motor-theory-project/
The Electric Motor, DC motor theory project. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/3MFK/I327IIYP/F013MFKI327IIYP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/3MFK/I327IIYP/F013MFKI327IIYP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/3MFK/I327IIYP/F013MFKI327IIYP.SMALL.jpg martin.fiddy This is a very nice little project, it uses lots of really useful hand skills, including marking out, cutting, filing and drilling, it also uses different materials, wood, metal, silver steel, brass shim, and copper, and at the end you have a really nice looking motor which works really well.The tri...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:22:21 PST
A quick and dirty Voulge http://www.instructables.com/id/A-quick-and-dirty-Voulge/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 08:25:38 PST
Body work sander made in to a edge sander http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-work-sander-made-in-to-a-edge-sander/
Body work sander made in to a edge sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/B6UF/I31C3Q3U/F7BB6UFI31C3Q3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/B6UF/I31C3Q3U/F7BB6UFI31C3Q3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/B6UF/I31C3Q3U/F7BB6UFI31C3Q3U.SMALL.jpg cadfandavies I am terrible at taking pictures and that as i go along in my projects so I am afraid i haven't got enough pictures this time either. Making the frame I used chipboard in this project as it is strong, I did think of maybe using MDF but I am happy that i stayed with chipboard now as I think that M...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:52:47 PST
2 Brick Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Brick-Forge/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:06:32 PST
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Copper-Cup-From-34-Pipe/
DIY Copper Cup From 3/4" Pipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNC/RNCP/I2VLFFIE/FNCRNCPI2VLFFIE.SMALL.jpg mikeandlauren All the cool kids are drinking Moscow Mules. Traditionally, they're served in copper cups, but those can get pricey. We can make our own copper cups with nothing more than 3/4" copper pipe that you can find in any hardware store, or even scrap yard. Tools and Materials This project is pretty ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:58:15 PST
Zeroing desired but not required http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeroing-desired-but-not-required/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:56:05 PST
Mini Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Sword-1/
Mini Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/SYC7/I2R9WFET/FXSSYC7I2R9WFET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/SYC7/I2R9WFET/FXSSYC7I2R9WFET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/SYC7/I2R9WFET/FXSSYC7I2R9WFET.SMALL.jpg inspiretomake This miniature Braveheart inspired whiskey/martini sword took me about 30 minutes to make.Tools you need:1 framing nail Small brass nail or thick brass or copper wireHammerAnvilBlowtorchfiledrill with a small drill bit (1/16)SandpaperHere is the beautiful video of the making process. Making a hand...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:36:29 PST
rivets from bike spokes http://www.instructables.com/id/rivets-from-bike-spokes/
rivets from bike spokes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/QE8A/I2N6R3RO/FTXQE8AI2N6R3RO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/QE8A/I2N6R3RO/FTXQE8AI2N6R3RO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/QE8A/I2N6R3RO/FTXQE8AI2N6R3RO.SMALL.jpg smithy101 these are threaded rivets similar to Corby rivets. I haven't been making wood handles because I haven't found a store that sells rivets for my purposes in my town (they all have leather rivets) so I was tinkering around and came up with these enjoy :-} materials and tools 1. dremel with cut off ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:28:19 PST
Green Sand Casting with Aluminum http://www.instructables.com/id/Green-Sand-Casting-with-Aluminum/
Green Sand Casting with Aluminum - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QAHI/I2KBRCV2/FAMQAHII2KBRCV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QAHI/I2KBRCV2/FAMQAHII2KBRCV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/QAHI/I2KBRCV2/FAMQAHII2KBRCV2.SMALL.jpg matthewalbertmarcil This is the casting of aluminum parts with green sand. Prepare the sand In preparation for the sand casting lab, the sand, clay, and water were combined and mixed. 50Lbs of #180 grain sand, 50lbs of #120 grain sand, 7lbs of clay, and 1 qt. of water were combined in the muller. The muller coats...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:38:32 PST
Spring Wire Turks Head (Like a Monkey Fist) http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Wire-Monkey-Fist/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:58:58 PST
Shop cheats: Quick lathe tool centering http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Quick-lathe-tool-centering/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 17:19:08 PST
Tengwar (Elvish) Copper Cuff with a Patina http://www.instructables.com/id/Tengwar-Elvish-Copper-Cuff-with-a-Patina/
Tengwar (Elvish) Copper Cuff with a Patina - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/JKJD/I2F1XOFN/FITJKJDI2F1XOFN.SMALL.jpg brandonelms Welcome to my Copper Cuff instructable. To start off, I need to acknowledge Copperfield’s work on Etsy. In researching this project I stumbled upon his cuffs for sale. The cuff on this link: https://www.etsy.com/listing/192783032/tengwar-elvish-i-would-rather-share-one?ref=related-0It is almost exac...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 12:13:10 PST
Dragon Rider Armored Ring Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Rider-Armored-Ring-Tutorial/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:33:49 PST
Selecting a Tool Post for a Myford ML10 Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Selecting-a-Tool-Post-for-a-Myford-ML10-Lathe/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:42:31 PST
Survival Tracker Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-Tracker-Knife/
Survival Tracker Knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IJY6/I2AQXES6/FBHIJY6I2AQXES6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IJY6/I2AQXES6/FBHIJY6I2AQXES6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IJY6/I2AQXES6/FBHIJY6I2AQXES6.SMALL.jpg smithy101 This is my first instructable I hope you find it helpful.This is my take on a survival tracker knife. This knife will feature 2 hand grip positions, a draw/whittling blade, a mini axe like chopping surface, skinning hook, saw (optional), para cord handle, and lanyard. Most importantly have fun and b...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 19:45:11 PST
Copper Guest Book & photo album http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Guest-Book-photo-album/
Copper Guest Book & photo album - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/F4IQ/I26N24DB/FRLF4IQI26N24DB.SMALL.jpg a2c7 I wanted my wedding guest book to be awesome. As such I spent months crafting each page individually.When I was done my book was bulging at the seams. I needed to rebind it, and I wanted this to be special. Tools I've popped some photos of some of the tools I used up there. Sorry if I don't kn...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 02:46:21 PST
Big Stainless Steel Sculpture Part 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Stainless-Steel-Sculpture-Part-3/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 00:15:58 PST
Making 5-Axis Cuts on an OMAX Waterjet http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-5-Axis-Cuts-on-an-OMAX-Waterjet/
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:23:08 PST
Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart http://www.instructables.com/id/Jet-Engine-Powered-Go-Kart/
Jet Engine Powered Go-Kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/D3L1/I24LX5CG/FD2D3L1I24LX5CG.SMALL.jpg CoreyOrlovsky These are instructions for the basic components of constructing a kart on which to mount an engine, in this case I used a miniature jet-engine that I had previously created, and therefore those instructions will not be included in this, but rather will be linked to below. http://www.instructables.co...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 07:57:17 PST
Treehouse Hardware Series - Tree Attachment Bolt (TAB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Treehouse-Hardware-Series-Tree-Attachment-Bolt-TAB/
Treehouse Hardware Series - Tree Attachment Bolt (TAB) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/1JR2/I236LX9A/FK71JR2I236LX9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/1JR2/I236LX9A/FK71JR2I236LX9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/1JR2/I236LX9A/FK71JR2I236LX9A.SMALL.jpg dustinfeider Treehouse ambitions still lingering since childhood? Not sure where or how to put that dream into action? Look no further! I promise by the end of this instructable you will be fully learn-ed on one of the central unknowns in the world of treehouse building, how to properly attach a treehouse to a t...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 19:03:46 PST
How to reload .308 Ammo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-reload-308-Ammo/
How to reload .308 Ammo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/7FM6/I22IQ51S/F3A7FM6I22IQ51S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/7FM6/I22IQ51S/F3A7FM6I22IQ51S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/7FM6/I22IQ51S/F3A7FM6I22IQ51S.SMALL.jpg AGSchmidt Using this instructable will guide in reloading ammo for the .308 Winchester. Reloading ammo is important for improving accuracy and saving shooters money. By reloading bullets you can experiment a little with the charge, seating depth, and weight of the bullet to achieve maximum accuracy for your r...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:49:43 PST
License Plate Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/License-Plate-Bird-Feeder/
License Plate Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/EOYZ/I20VZQRL/FSIEOYZI20VZQRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/EOYZ/I20VZQRL/FSIEOYZI20VZQRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSI/EOYZ/I20VZQRL/FSIEOYZI20VZQRL.SMALL.jpg embertho Upcycle that box of old license plates into a bird feeder!Parts Needed:7 standard steel license plates14 rivetsScrap woodWire or rope for hanging your feederTools Needed: Pop RiveterTin SnipsPliersDrillViceGlovesSafety glasses Roof You will need three license plates for the roof and one for the c...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 21:45:01 PST
"the Sawmahawk" http://www.instructables.com/id/the-Sawmahawk/
"the Sawmahawk" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/NGR9/I1U2SQGN/FHGNGR9I1U2SQGN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/NGR9/I1U2SQGN/FHGNGR9I1U2SQGN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHG/NGR9/I1U2SQGN/FHGNGR9I1U2SQGN.SMALL.jpg N0krafts So one day I saw this old saw blade in my garage and thought to myself, "hey let's weaponize something today". This item is intended as a tomahawk. So it works outstandingly well. As the handy people you are I'm shure it's not hard to break this project done by yourself. ;) Although technically...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:49:40 PDT