Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - workshop - drill - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:20:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Homemade Cordless Drill Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cordless-Drill-Battery-Charger/
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Sat, 22 Aug 2009 21:23:07 PDT
Reanimate old battery drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Reanimate-old-battery-drill/
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 01:30:50 PDT
Remove and Repair License Plate Bracket Holes in your Bumper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-and-Repair-License-Plate-Bracket-Holes-in-y/
Remove and Repair License Plate Bracket Holes in your Bumper! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/CFXL/FT7PVEFD/F49CFXLFT7PVEFD.SMALL.jpg Cush If you buy your new car off the lot, or you purchase a used car in a state that requires front license plate tags, and your home state doesn't, you'll often find that the dealer or previous owner required that a front license plate bracket be installed.While the need for these is perfectly understoo...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2009 22:30:22 PDT
Trailer Jack Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Jack-Hack/
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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:41:10 PDT
Enhanced DeWalt Drill Before And After http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-DeWalt-Drill-Before-And-After/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:52:21 PDT
Speed Control for Hand Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-Control-for-Hand-Drill-Press/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:49:23 PDT
Shopsmith Mobile Storage Cabinet http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopsmith-Mobile-Storage-Cabinet/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 23:53:55 PDT
Shop Cheats: Hook and Eye Driver http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-Cheats-Hook-and-Eye-Driver/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:00:51 PDT
Drill a hole lengthwise through a dowel http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-a-hole-lengthwise-though-a-dowel/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:14:31 PDT
My Small Tools Workshop http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Small-Tools-Workshop/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 08:37:16 PDT
PalmShot SlingShot From Recycled Skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/PalmShot-SlingShot-From-Recycled-Skateboard/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:47:51 PDT
How To Bring Old Hand Drill Back To Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Bring-Old-Hand-Drill-Back-To-Life/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:17:12 PDT
Plunge Router Base for a Fixed Router http://www.instructables.com/id/Plunge-Router-Base-for-a-Fixed-Router/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:56:10 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
Bit Magazine for a Blue Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Bit-Magazine-for-a-Blue-Drill/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 04:57:45 PST
Make a power tool battery multipurpose http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-power-tool-battery-multipurpose/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:59:50 PST
How to Make Wooden Rings With a Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Wooden-Rings-With-a-Drill/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:43:51 PST
Pocket Hole Jig- DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Hole-Jig-DIY/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:25:45 PST
Frankendrill IV: The Resurrection http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankendrill-IV-The-Resurrection/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:46:07 PST
Handheld Car Wash http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Car-Wash/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:38:49 PST
Hand Crank Mechanical Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Crank-Mechanical-Toy/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:24:02 PST
Bent Plywood Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Bent-Plywood-Chair/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:23:45 PST
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Based-12-Volt-Expeditionary-Rotary-Hole-Maker/
Auto-Based 12 Volt Expeditionary Rotary Hole-Maker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/SDPY/I0VOZ8SR/F9XSDPYI0VOZ8SR.SMALL.jpg FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo If you're anything like me, you spend a good portion of your time living out of your truck, DOWN BY THE RIVER! Well then, I don't need to tell you how many times I wish I had a drill for one reason or another. Sure, you could get a cordless drill, battery charger, and converter. But that's stupid! W...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 08:13:23 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Saw-Workbench-Area-Retrofit/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
Wood Working Primer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Working-Primer/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:36:22 PDT
How to Drill Straight Holes with a Hand Drill (Using Lego) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Drill-Straight-Holes-with-a-Hand-Drill-Usin/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:57:51 PDT
Easy Mini Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Mini-Drill-Press/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:11:56 PDT
Fixing good thrift-store powertools on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-thrift-store-powertools/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:32:42 PDT
How To Disassemble A Keyless Drill Chuck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Disassemble-A-Keyless-Drill-Chuck/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:15:45 PDT
Trailer Trolley http://www.instructables.com/id/Trailer-Trolley/
Trailer Trolley - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQX/ESYG/HZ6T7P98/FQXESYGHZ6T7P98.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR The reason for this instructable is one which happens to us all - A little bit of age.We have a trailer which we use for camping, but having no way to get it into the garden for storage is kept in the front between the Bay Window and the front wall (see the initial pictures). When we want to use it ...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:16:17 PDT
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Cordless-Drill-Press/
The Wooden Cordless Drill Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/2A62/HYNYR4A3/FQ52A62HYNYR4A3.SMALL.jpg antagonizer Recently I was working with my drill press when the motor burned out. Lacking the funds to replace it, and in the middle of a project that required one, I thought it would be fun to come up with a press built completely out of wood. Taking it further, I wanted it to house my cordless drill so that i...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:38:29 PDT
Drill press sanding drums http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-press-sanding-drums/
Drill press sanding drums - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/47J5/HWZ9TUNC/FP347J5HWZ9TUNC.SMALL.jpg ade angelis Hi everyone!A few weeks ago my friends made me a wonderful birthday gift: a big, sturdy and powerful drill press. As soon as I assembled it I knew that would have been an unmissable occasion to get my hands dirty and build something! I decided to make a couple of sanding drums to use with the drill ...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:22:12 PDT
Makerspace Power Tool Upgrade: NiMh to Lithium Iron Phosphate http://www.instructables.com/id/Makerspace-Power-tool-upgrade-NiMh-to-Lithium-Iron/
Makerspace Power Tool Upgrade: NiMh to Lithium Iron Phosphate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/3J6T/HUPHM128/F373J6THUPHM128.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/3J6T/HUPHM128/F373J6THUPHM128.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/3J6T/HUPHM128/F373J6THUPHM128.SMALL.jpg Emperor Dane Did you / your makerspace inherit 12v cordless drills with a dead / unhappy NiMh battery packs? Need more juice and an incredibly high number of charge cycles? Want to safely upgrade to the land of LITHIUM IRON PHOSPHATE GLORIOUSNESS? This is the instructable for you! We have the technology ...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 07:02:38 PDT
How to drill or bore round objects, safely. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-drill-or-bore-round-objects-safely/
How to drill or bore round objects, safely. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/14NE/HUL8VZEU/F0Z14NEHUL8VZEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/14NE/HUL8VZEU/F0Z14NEHUL8VZEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/14NE/HUL8VZEU/F0Z14NEHUL8VZEU.SMALL.jpg AzzysDesignWorks Ever want to drill out a pool ball for a paintball pump, shift knob, or door pull? Maybe just a really cool and tactically sound walking stick. We do custom laser engraved shift knobs (as seen in the first photo) and needed a repeatable way to drill out the balls for them. Clamping down in a vice ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 08:34:49 PDT
"drill" a square hole http://www.instructables.com/id/drill-a-square-hole/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/Q36O/HTS5C1IM/FSHQ36OHTS5C1IM.SMALL.jpg arduinoversusevil This is a short vid showing how to make a quick and dirty broaching tool to make square holes.
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 10:12:01 PDT
DIY Drum Sander http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Drum-Sander/
DIY Drum Sander - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/6RG6/HSM52E1N/FWD6RG6HSM52E1N.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR This is only a short guide to help with something a don't like doing Sanding I think sanding is not the most interesting part of the project, unfortunately its the part that can either make or break the look of the finished job. On several occasions I have found a need to sand around corners o...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:53:21 PDT
Drill Press As Wood Lathe http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-As-Wood-Lathe/
Drill Press As Wood Lathe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/NH54/HSL29C63/F4ENH54HSL29C63.SMALL.jpg ngadhno So you don't have a wood lathe? But you have a drill press. Well that's good news. Now all you need is few bucks, some basic handyman skills and about 45 minutes of your time. This is an easy project that will make possible you having so much fun when you'll start lathing. Wood lathing is such a ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:43:24 PDT
A Simple Machine for Drilling Stand-offs http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Machine-for-Drilling-Stand-offs/
A Simple Machine for Drilling Stand-offs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PLDF/HQLO4YX0/FR0PLDFHQLO4YX0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PLDF/HQLO4YX0/FR0PLDFHQLO4YX0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/PLDF/HQLO4YX0/FR0PLDFHQLO4YX0.SMALL.jpg HomeCSP I make lots of electronic boards that require stand-offs for mounting. I like to make these out of Delrin rod, but drilling out the ends 1/4" rods by hand with a tiny drill bit for a #2 screw isn't easy, and using a drill press isn't much help either for a variety of reasons. After considerable cont...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:54:56 PST
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Homemade-Wooden-Tea-Cup-Without-A-Lathe/
Easy Homemade Wooden Tea Cup Without A Lath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/2G7X/HNM44L77/F0M2G7XHNM44L77.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hey everyone so here's just a quick instructable about how I made this teacup without using a lathe. All I used was a drill a sand belt and sand paper. Enjoy! Edit: Thanks so much for the feature on my first instructable! Have fun trying it out! :) Getting Your Wood If you look at my finished pro...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:41:18 PST
Drill Bit Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Bit-Stand/
Drill Bit Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8PAN/HMVJ1N05/F6S8PANHMVJ1N05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8PAN/HMVJ1N05/F6S8PANHMVJ1N05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/8PAN/HMVJ1N05/F6S8PANHMVJ1N05.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hey I always wanted to arrange my drill bits in a perfect position . So i decided to build  some practical stand Enjoy Buy Drill bits I don`t like the way it looks now ,  it`s just a box for me , and i want to modify it Cutting Aluminum Angles I bought 1 long aluminum T angle Cut i...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 23:52:26 PDT
Tippie Top: This might be the most fun thing I've ever made http://www.instructables.com/id/Tippie-Top-This-might-be-the-most-fun-thing-Ive-ev/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/S0W4/HM8DB45I/F7VS0W4HM8DB45I.SMALL.jpg kludge77 This was turned on my lathe from a small piece of claro walnut I had in the shop. It was originally from a bag of firewood I bought.   I turned it in about 15 minutes, but it took anther 30 minutes to get the shape right for it to flip over on it's head.
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 11:06:50 PDT
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Minute-Brick-Supply-Holder/
15 Minute Brick Supply Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/8Q9P/H52FWVHG/FVC8Q9PH52FWVHG.SMALL.jpg TheShrubPatrol I have all these small supplies, but where oh where do I put them all? I'm too broke to purchase a glorious supply organizer. My old containers keep breaking and I lose my stuff! What a sad day for creativity..... If only I had a heavy-duty supply holder made out of a brick or something with conveni...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 10:08:48 PDT
Converting Cordless To Lithium Li-Po http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Cordless-To-Lithium-Li-Po/
Converting Cordless To Lithium Li-Po - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/DVWQ/HLZRRIUX/FLEDVWQHLZRRIUX.SMALL.jpg henal As time moves we find that our drill don't cut it any more as now there are all of these new powerful cordless drills with lithium but the price of one of them cost about an arm or leg so what do you do?Convert them to lithium,Motor technology has been the same since 20 years ago and it's still the ...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:30:54 PDT
PVC Dremel drill press http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Dremel-drill-press/
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 20:24:40 PDT
tired of dead batteries in your cordless tools? me too! so let's hack away!! http://www.instructables.com/id/tired-of-dead-batteries-in-your-cordless-tools-me/
tired of dead batteries in your cordless tools? me too! so let's hack away!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/M3V9/HIGF9BM0/FXWM3V9HIGF9BM0.SMALL.jpg schadduck ok this is my 1st instructable so please be kind. Are you like me when it comes to cordless tools? I get so frustrated with half finished projects and hours of wait time while those "convenient" cordless tools charge. so, i wanted to add wall power to them but, the key for me was to achieve this and...
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Sun, 30 Jun 2013 17:37:33 PDT
Hot Rodding a Power Drill Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Rodding-a-Power-Drill-Battery/
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Sun, 10 Dec 2006 03:13:35 PST
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dremel-with-Custom-Removable-Attachments/
Make a Dremel with Custom Removable Attachments! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/2SNW/HFD1EMZZ/FYO2SNWHFD1EMZZ.SMALL.jpg Verticees Hello Everyone, This is my biggest Instructable so far! I have been designing this for about two months, and have really enjoyed making it. It is a drill/dremel that has custom removable attachments!! The dremel even has an easy battery compartment access door for easy battery change!! I made this b...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:48:57 PDT
Indestructable Tool Crank Handle Made From a Bicycle Crank Arm! http://www.instructables.com/id/Indestructable-Tool-Crank-Handle-Made-From-a-Bicyc/
Indestructable Tool Crank Handle Made From a Bicycle Crank Arm! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/RDSO/HD4VNOE8/FCRRDSOHD4VNOE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/RDSO/HD4VNOE8/FCRRDSOHD4VNOE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/RDSO/HD4VNOE8/FCRRDSOHD4VNOE8.SMALL.jpg ArborPress My favorite tool  probably has to be my drill press. It seems like any project I do involves the use of my drill press, but the joy of using it has been somewhat dampened by the fact that the vertical adjustment crank, being made of cheap plastic, broke quite easily. I've been using this uncomfortab...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:58:02 PST
DIY column drill UPGRADES! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-column-drill-UPGRADES/
DIY column drill UPGRADES! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/0FQ8/HAQ3AU6H/FP20FQ8HAQ3AU6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/0FQ8/HAQ3AU6H/FP20FQ8HAQ3AU6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/0FQ8/HAQ3AU6H/FP20FQ8HAQ3AU6H.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi My DIY column drill, which has been unbelievably in the top ten chart of most viewed Instructables of that month, deserved a good upgrade, what do I say, let's not be stingy, Top Ten deserves at least three great upgrades! So here they are: an addictional rail to easily shift up and down all the mec...
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 07:24:50 PST
Revive Nicad Batteries by Zapping with a Welder http://www.instructables.com/id/Revive-Nicad-Batteries-by-Zapping-with-a-Welder/
Revive Nicad Batteries by Zapping with a Welder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/81X7/I3KEV2Z8VAD/FZR81X7I3KEV2Z8VAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/81X7/I3KEV2Z8VAD/FZR81X7I3KEV2Z8VAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/81X7/I3KEV2Z8VAD/FZR81X7I3KEV2Z8VAD.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson Nicad batteries often die in such a way that they won't take a charge and have zero voltage. This usually means they're shorted out by crystal dendrite growth. Here's a method of bringing them back to life by zapping those shorted crystal dendrites away with too much current and/or voltage. We'll us...
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Wed, 13 Dec 2006 10:22:28 PST