Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - metalworking http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 05:22:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Chisel-Aluminum-Flashing-Into-Any-Design-or/
How to Chisel Aluminum Flashing Into Any Design or Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/IU6B/I09LUY2S/FXGIU6BI09LUY2S.SMALL.jpg mlduffy I work as a sculptor and have a lot of trouble making models of proposed pieces that can reflect the aesthetic a finished stainless steel sculpture will present. An additional problem is that I often use complex geometries enclosing empty spaces. I could easily solve this problem with a 3-D printe...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:35:27 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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 rushn_79 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/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:39:19 PDT
the unfinished trailer http://www.instructables.com/id/the-unfinished-trailer/
the unfinished trailer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/5QT2/HZB3JI6F/FHA5QT2HZB3JI6F.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi It happens sometimes that for bad luck or different causes you cannot see the completing of an almost finished project... anyway you will be happy to know that in my case I decided to comment the pictures and publish the steps anyway. The bed frame A friend of mine obtained a nice bed frame with ...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:01:51 PDT
Barrel Furnace Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Furnace-Build/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:15:52 PDT
2 Person Camping Grill http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Person-Camping-Grill/
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:52:46 PDT
DIY Mini Metal Shuriken http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Metal-Shuriken/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:00:30 PDT
Elephant - Knotless Gear Tie Remix http://www.instructables.com/id/Elephant-Knotless-Gear-Tie-Remix/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:18:02 PDT
How To Make A Tactical Tomahawk 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Tactical-Tomahawk-2/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:10:24 PDT
Forge / Furnace Propane Jet Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/Forge-Furnace-Propane-Jet-Burner/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:21:32 PDT
The Vile Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Vile-Helmet/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:00:10 PDT
Stargate Privacy Vault http://www.instructables.com/id/Stargate-Privacy-Vault/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:11:33 PDT
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-Aluminum-Casting-EVER/
Kinetic sand + stick welder = Easiest Aluminum Casting EVER! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/ULSF/HYPNYRDB/F8XULSFHYPNYRDB.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil I've hacked the Aluminum casting process right down to nothing. No longer is metal casting the domain of big hairy dudes in sleeveless Iron Maiden Tees. This instructable will show you how to cast aluminum parts in 5 minutes with little more than a stick welder, some graphite and kid's toy Kinetic S...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:09:08 PDT
Turning a compact metal pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-a-compact-EDC-pen/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:58:44 PDT
Cymbal patio decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/symbol-patio-decoration/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:37:39 PDT
Little Forge http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Forge/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 21:40:31 PDT
Cast an Aluminum Bowl! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cast-an-Aluminum-Bowl/
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:00:24 PDT
shot glass holder http://www.instructables.com/id/shot-glass-holder/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:35:23 PDT
bullet bottle opener http://www.instructables.com/id/bullet-bottle-opener/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:10:55 PDT
Reverse Flow Smoker http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Flow-Smoker/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:31:24 PDT
The Manhattan Project: A mechanical cocktail mixer http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Manhattan-Project-A-mechanical-cocktail-mixer/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 14:32:49 PDT
Angle Grinder Grain Mill http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Grinder-Grain-Mill/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 12:54:29 PDT
Metal Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Flowers-1/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:52:26 PDT
Melt Aluminum With A Hole In The Ground http://www.instructables.com/id/Melt-Aluminum-With-A-Hole-In-The-Ground/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:45:15 PDT
homemade compound slingbow http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-compound-slingbow/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:55:57 PDT
Silver Stallion http://www.instructables.com/id/Silver-Stallion/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:32:59 PDT