Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Etch Patterns On Metal With a Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Etch-Patterns-On-Metal-With-a-Battery/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:24:44 PDT
Cast Aluminium Gears http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-Aluminium-Gears/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:33:31 PDT
Metal Flipbook: Story & Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flipbook-Story-Assembly/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:42:36 PDT
Make Fork Bugs (Magnets) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fork-Bugs-Magnets/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:59:05 PDT
File-knife http://www.instructables.com/id/File-knife/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:39:08 PDT
Hand Engraving Zippo Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Engraving-Zippo-Lighter/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:14:48 PDT
Make The Tuvan Gold http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-The-Tuvan-Gold/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:30:28 PDT
How to cut thin sheet metal and keep it flat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-thin-sheet-metal-and-keep-it-flat/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:56:16 PDT
How To Attach A Bayonet To A Homemade Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Attach-A-Bayonet-To-A-Homemade-Gun/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:46:30 PDT
Cast a Metal Ring! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-a-Metal-Ring/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:25:32 PDT
Removing ER Collet from Collet Nut http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-ER-Collet-from-Collet-Nut/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:56:23 PDT
Decorative Sword/Machete for the Novice Metalworker http://www.instructables.com/id/Decorative-SwordMachete-for-the-Novice-Metalworker/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:48:52 PDT
Handmade knife and Acid etching http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-knife-and-Acid-etching/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:15:11 PDT
Quick And Awesome Ninja Stars http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Awesome-Ninja-Stars/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:30:35 PDT
Cable Damascus http://www.instructables.com/id/Cable-Damascus/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:07:00 PDT
Custom Handforged Hunting Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Handforged-Hunting-Knife/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:23:45 PDT
Metal Yard Flower(YART!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Yard-FlowerYART/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:49:55 PDT
How to make a Halberd http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Halberd/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:58 PDT
Rust Off! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rust-Off/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:49:51 PDT
Mailbox in wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Mailbox-in-wall/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 11:59:55 PDT
Aluminum Dragon Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Dragon-Sword/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:43:30 PDT
Copper and Aluminum Captain America Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-and-Aluminum-Captain-America-Shield/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 07:47:03 PDT
Copper and Aluminum Thor's Hammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-and-Aluminum-Thors-Hammer/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 06:59:41 PDT
A Quick'n Dirty Way to add a Padlock to your Ammo Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Quickn-Dirty-Way-to-add-a-Padlock-to-your-Ammo-T/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 09:08:45 PDT
Itty Bitty Mini Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Mini-Forge/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:54:02 PDT
Metal yard art(YART)!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-yard-artYART/
Metal yard art(YART)!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LHJD/HX42QLID/FW2LHJDHX42QLID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LHJD/HX42QLID/FW2LHJDHX42QLID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/LHJD/HX42QLID/FW2LHJDHX42QLID.SMALL.jpg dalegribble This is just a little fun project I decided to make with some scrap stuff around the shop. tools and materials toolsbandsaw arc welder I set the heat in the low 40's and used 3 welding rods1/8 720 welding rod SS Materialscable eyes(10)3/4*1 1/2 bolt3/4 washer (2) Putting the pieces together I...
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 08:32:47 PDT
Padlock With Screw Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Padlock-With-Screw-Key/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:49:00 PDT
25cent Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/25cent-Ring/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:40:59 PDT
How To MIG Weld A Box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-MIG-Weld-A-Box/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 13:15:21 PDT
laptop cooler stand (the hard way) http://www.instructables.com/id/laptop-cooler-stand-the-hard-way/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:10:47 PDT
Double Sided Coin Rings or How to ruin a perfectly good Quarter http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-Coin-Rings-or-How-to-ruin-a-perfectly/
Double Sided Coin Rings or How to ruin a perfectly good Quarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/QIWV/HWVAV1R3/FSYQIWVHWVAV1R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/QIWV/HWVAV1R3/FSYQIWVHWVAV1R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/QIWV/HWVAV1R3/FSYQIWVHWVAV1R3.SMALL.jpg thepocketmerlin Making coin rings is something I had been thinking about trying for a long time after stumbling upon a youtube video of others creations. I have watched numerous videos read some online tutorials and this is my take on it. I would like to globally thank all of you for helping plant the seed in my mi...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 03:33:55 PDT
leg armour - Cuisses http://www.instructables.com/id/leg-armour-Cuisses/
leg armour - Cuisses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/G9K7/HWUJYF81/FWFG9K7HWUJYF81.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Hey, back with another armour themed ible! this one is cutting infront of another one because there is a metal working contest going on and this was on my wishlist;) alright here we go!Thigh / upper leg armour(cuisses) are meant to protect the upper legs by deflecting blows more than actually stoppi...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:03:23 PDT
clean a knife http://www.instructables.com/id/clean-a-knife-2/
clean a knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/W5AG/HWVAS0T9/FXNW5AGHWVAS0T9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/W5AG/HWVAS0T9/FXNW5AGHWVAS0T9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/W5AG/HWVAS0T9/FXNW5AGHWVAS0T9.SMALL.jpg starwarsgeek1 This instructable will teach you how to properly clean a knife. Feel free to ask questions and please like this instructable. First wash Grab your knife and wash of in hot water (not really hot but warm). When you have your knife nice and wet you need to pour the powder listed above into a cup an...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:45:17 PDT
Chainmail and leather armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainmail-and-leather-armor/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:03:29 PDT
Copper Rose Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-Rose-Simple/
Copper Rose Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/X34Y/HWOY3J94/F1SX34YHWOY3J94.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/X34Y/HWOY3J94/F1SX34YHWOY3J94.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1S/X34Y/HWOY3J94/F1SX34YHWOY3J94.SMALL.jpg acasey1223 I make a copper rose from 26ga sheet copper. This is a simple technique that does not require many tools. Any thin metal will work. I have made these from brass and steel also. Thanks for watching.
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 19:54:45 PDT
'Moon Lander' Mug (no welds, hacked hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-Lander-Beer-Mug-no-welding/
'Moon Lander' Mug (no welds, hacked hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/OY9L/HWNUJ83E/F7HOY9LHWNUJ83E.SMALL.jpg bricobart In heaven there's no beer. That's why we drink it here. (Belgian proverb)I love mindbreakers. Some people play chess, others solve sudoku's, few learn extinct languages, and the real die-hards trie to understand IKEA-manua...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:18:58 PDT
Survival knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Survival-knife/
Survival knife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/X5LH/HWNUDU50/FFVX5LHHWNUDU50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/X5LH/HWNUDU50/FFVX5LHHWNUDU50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFV/X5LH/HWNUDU50/FFVX5LHHWNUDU50.SMALL.jpg mandamados My first knife !!! Shape of the knife I used Uddeholm Arne tool steel, 6mm thick Drilling Drilling Cutting the blade Cut the blade with an angle grinder Finishing the blade Finish the blade with a twin grinder Decorate the knife Decorate the knife Final shape The final shape of the...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 08:04:47 PDT
copper Instructable robot http://www.instructables.com/id/copper-Instructable-robot/
copper Instructable robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/B4YL/HWKK34QC/FN5B4YLHWKK34QC.SMALL.jpg jgaffney3 I was playing around on the Instructables app last week, and saw that there was an Instructables robot contest. I said to myself well this should be something fun to do, and try my hand at one of the contest. So looking around for what i could make it out of, I found a coil of old 1/4od copper soft ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:41:13 PDT
Propane Tank Tool Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Propane-Tank-Tool-Box/
Propane Tank Tool Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/7E6T/HWJJYX3K/FSO7E6THWJJYX3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/7E6T/HWJJYX3K/FSO7E6THWJJYX3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/7E6T/HWJJYX3K/FSO7E6THWJJYX3K.SMALL.jpg cutprogram1 In this Instructable I am going to show you how I took an old, expired, empty and ugly 30lbs propane tank and made a tool box for the tongue of my little travel trailer. This project was done over a few days with minimal cost, using found and recycled parts and pieces.I found a need for this as my t...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:11:30 PDT
Coin Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Coin-Ring-1/
Coin Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/BMYW/HWH10KWH/FC5BMYWHWH10KWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/BMYW/HWH10KWH/FC5BMYWHWH10KWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/BMYW/HWH10KWH/FC5BMYWHWH10KWH.SMALL.jpg kyao Hi! In this Instructables I will be teaching you guys how to make a simple ring out of a coin. Its a really fun build, and it is not that tool-intensive, so anyone can make it. Enjoy! What coins can I use? Before you make a ring, you must pick out a good coin that will suit your style and size.-T...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 20:04:11 PDT
Wedding Rings from Old Swiss Francs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wedding-Rings-from-Old-Swiss-Francs/
Wedding Rings from Old Swiss Francs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XVPE/HWG0CQG8/FCLXVPEHWG0CQG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XVPE/HWG0CQG8/FCLXVPEHWG0CQG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/XVPE/HWG0CQG8/FCLXVPEHWG0CQG8.SMALL.jpg suziechuzie Make your special day more special with handmade wedding rings.I made these rings over the course of a week (after work) for my own wedding. After about two years, the rings are both still in use (whew!) and holding up fine, so I decided to make another ring to document the process. You'll need: ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 18:16:05 PDT
Make a Grill for your Fire Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Grill-for-your-Fire-Pit/
Make a Grill for your Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/QXXG/HWWNU31M/FVEQXXGHWWNU31M.SMALL.jpg cammers It is wonderful to have an open fire to sit around when enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. Purpose-built fire pits make this a safe and easy prospect for most back yards. Toasting marshmallows is awesome fun for the kids, but why not cook your main meal on your fire pit too? Here's how ...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 03:32:04 PDT
Knife Making (Saw Blade) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Making-Saw-Blade/
Knife Making (Saw Blade) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T8SE/HWDRHMY4/FQCT8SEHWDRHMY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T8SE/HWDRHMY4/FQCT8SEHWDRHMY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/T8SE/HWDRHMY4/FQCT8SEHWDRHMY4.SMALL.jpg ankit0621 Making a knife out of a saw blade.Tools:-Angle grinder or Dremel or Hacksaw -Bandsaw or couping saw-Belt sander -Hand drill -Metal file-Honing stone or sand paperMaterial:-Marker-Used saw blade-Epoxy glue-Wood glue (is using wooden dowels)-Scrap wood (for handles)-Dowels (Brass or wood)-Sand paper (...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:03:28 PDT
Fixing A Cheap Anvil http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-A-Cheap-Anvil/
Fixing A Cheap Anvil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/6BFH/HWDFEFGP/FKC6BFHHWDFEFGP.SMALL.jpg dirtbike98 Cleaning Up Original Surface If you have a cheap anvil that's made of cast iron or a soft material that you've already put to use and the face is pitted from the hammer striking it try to get it as flat as possible. Prepping The Plate Now that you have your tool steel plate or whatever type ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:52:51 PDT
Homemade Turbojet Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Turbojet-Engine/
Homemade Turbojet Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/HVR2/HWDFCPUK/FI0HVR2HWDFCPUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/HVR2/HWDFCPUK/FI0HVR2HWDFCPUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/HVR2/HWDFCPUK/FI0HVR2HWDFCPUK.SMALL.jpg CoreyOrlovsky Attached is a documented process with instructions allowing reproduction of a turbo jet engine; primary construction materials include junkyard parts and scrap steel. From beginning to end this includes all of our steps and processes, with as much critical information as we can provide, so that you ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:51:40 PDT
Woodburning Stove from sheet steel http://www.instructables.com/id/Woodburning-Stove-from-sheet-steel/
Woodburning Stove from sheet steel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/QICE/HWES2OYK/FKJQICEHWES2OYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/QICE/HWES2OYK/FKJQICEHWES2OYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/QICE/HWES2OYK/FKJQICEHWES2OYK.SMALL.jpg GarlicCharge This is a guide for how I made my stove. It is not the only way.I am not a professional metalworker but a guy with some tools and a workshop .The final outcome was very successful and I have received many positive comments about it.The flat top gets hot enough to cook on and/or boil a kettle and the...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 03:18:23 PDT
How To Make A Drawknife http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Drawknife-1/
How To Make A Drawknife - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/8KAN/HWCJH05I/FJI8KANHWCJH05I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/8KAN/HWCJH05I/FJI8KANHWCJH05I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/8KAN/HWCJH05I/FJI8KANHWCJH05I.SMALL.jpg Divisible_By_0 here are the tools you will need to make this plus a grinder, blow torch, pliers and safety gogglesthis is my first inscrutable so anyway to make it better would be appreciateddont forget to check outyoutube: https://www.youtube.com/user/mrsgtgonzfacebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Divisible-Me...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:08:22 PDT
Architecture In The Making: Varied Layers Facade Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-In-The-Making-Varied-Layers-Facade-Pr/
Architecture In The Making: Varied Layers Facade Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FYHR/HWC4MVIX/FCDFYHRHWC4MVIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FYHR/HWC4MVIX/FCDFYHRHWC4MVIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/FYHR/HWC4MVIX/FCDFYHRHWC4MVIX.SMALL.jpg adammarcus Designers: Reynaldo Kambey and Setareh TaghvaeiThis project is the product of an architecture design studio taught by Adam Marcus (Variable Projects) and Margaret Ikeda & Evan Jones (ASSEMBLY) at California College of the Arts Division of Architecture in spring, 2014. The studio, titled "Architectur...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:04:14 PDT
Architecture In The Making: Tech Kitchen Facade Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-In-The-Making-Tech-Kitchen-Facade-Pro/
Architecture In The Making: Tech Kitchen Facade Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1O9K/HWAB06WH/F1Y1O9KHWAB06WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1O9K/HWAB06WH/F1Y1O9KHWAB06WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1O9K/HWAB06WH/F1Y1O9KHWAB06WH.SMALL.jpg adammarcus Designers: Colby Rosenwald and Shan YuThis project is the product of an architecture design studio taught by Adam Marcus (Variable Projects) and Margaret Ikeda & Evan Jones (ASSEMBLY) at California College of the Arts Division of Architecture in spring, 2014. The studio, titled "Architecture In The ...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:40:31 PDT
Architecture In The Making: Learn To Grow / Grow To Learn Facade Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Architecture-In-The-Making-Learn-To-Grow-Grow-To-L/
Architecture In The Making: Learn To Grow / Grow To Learn Facade Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/SXTZ/HWAB03ZC/F1ASXTZHWAB03ZC.SMALL.jpg adammarcus Designers: Taole Chen, Joshua Evans, Mallory Van NessThis project is the product of an architecture design studio taught by Adam Marcus (Variable Projects) and Margaret Ikeda & Evan Jones (ASSEMBLY) at California College of the Arts Division of Architecture in spring, 2014. The studio, titled "Archi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:28:26 PDT